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FULBOURN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Phil Curme & Norman Osborne
Additions and corrections by Peter Collis, Fulbourn Branch, The Royal British Legion
with special thanks to Gill Aslett and the Fulbourn History Society. November 2018.

The Fulbourn War Memorial can be found at the junction of Manor Walk and Ludlows Lane, on the village green, in Fulbourn. It takes the form of a an Aberdeen granite Celtic cross mounted on a tapered shaft which stands atop a square base plinth with the inscription at the base of the shaft and on the plinth. There are 37 names listed for World War 1, 10 for World War 2 and one for the Gulf War. The memorial was unveiled by the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire and the isle of Ely in May 1920. The mason was Mr T C Stanbridge. Details appeared in the Cambridge Independent Press 4 July 1919.

Inside the church of St Vigor in Fulbourn there is a beautiful Roll of Honour commemorating all of those from the village who served in the Great War, written in colourful copperplate script, some 220 names are included. Those who died are annotated with a black crucifix. These names are listed below. See Fulbourn United Reformed Church for the World War 2 Roll of Honour. You can also read about Fulbourn's Voluntry Aid Detatchment Hospital started in November 1914.

IN
GRATEFUL
MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
FULBOURN
WHO FELL
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

BANYARD
Frederick Henry
Private 26277 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 6th January 1918. Age 27. Born and resident Fulbourn, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Abraham Henry Banyard, of Hawthorne Cottage, Fulbourn; husband of Harriet Banyard, of Fulbourn, Cambs. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 2.
BIRMINGHAM
Thomas
Private 9175 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 25th April 1915. Born Ballyhooley, Co. Cork, Ireland, enlisted Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34.
BRIDGE
Victor
Rifleman S/654 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade who was killed in action on Monday, 18th September 1916. Age 25. Born Hawkedon, Suffolk, enlisted East Ham, Essex, resident Fulbourn. Son of George David and Emma Bridge, of High St., Fulbourne, Cambridge. Buried in GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS, Somme, France. Plot X. Row C. Grave 5.
COE
George Maris [Morris]
[CWGC and Soldiers Died CD read George Morris] Company Serjeant Major G/6771 10th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who was killed in action on Wednesday, 13th September 1916. Age 37. Born Cambridge, enlisted Dover, resident Lyminge, Kent. Son of M. Coe, of Hinton Rd., Fulbourne, Cambs, and the late Elijah Coe; husband of Annie May Coe, of 158, High St., Shoeburyness, Essex. Father of John D.M. and Emeline M.M. Coe. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 C.
DARNELL
Samuel
Private 3/8638 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 31st July 1916. Age 37. Son of Samuel and Tamar Darnell, of Upper Caldecote, Biggleswade, Beds; husband of Lily Mary Ann Poulter (formerly Darnell, nee Jacobs), father of Ruth Elizabeth,Samuel Henry and Frederick Thomas, of 64, Huron Rd., Goderich, Ontario, Canada. Born Cockayne Hatley, Beds, enlisted Ely, resident Fulbourn. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
DURELL
David Carlyon Vavasour
[Also spelt DUREL] Private 2094 16th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 36. Son of the Rev. John Vavasour Durell (Rector of Fulbourn 1867 – 1917) and Ellen A. Durell, of Tower Hill, Much Hadham, Herts. Native of Fulbourn, Cambridge. Born Fulbourn, enlisted Cockspur Street, resident Cambridge. Buried in HAWTHORN RIDGE CEMETERY No.1, AUCHONVILLERS, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 7.
EDWARDS
William
Returned home in 1935 with amnesia, although on the war memorial he did not die. This was reported in the Cambridgeshire Times 15th February 1935.
ELLIS
Stanley Gladstone
Private 33813, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday, 10th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Cottenham, enlisted Cambridge, resident Fulbourn. Formerly 178617, Royal Field Artillery. Son of Percy John and Annie Sophia Ellis. His father was the baker in Fulbourn, but NO relatives left alive. Buried in on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 6
FOREMAN
Ernest W
Lance Corporal 70337, 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters. (Notts & Derby Regt.) who died aged 34 on Monday 30th July 1917. Born and resident Fulbourn, enlisted Maidstone, Kent. Son of Richard & Harriet Foreman, of Hay Street, Fulbourn, Cambs. Formerly 6048, Leicestershire Regiment. Buried in YPRES(MENIN GATE) Ieper, West-Valaanderen, Belguim.
FOREMAN
Percy Charles
Private 36562 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales) who died of wounds on Saturday, 18th August 1917. Age 22. Born Fulbourn, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident of Fulbourn. Son of Charles and Emma Foreman, of Town Close, Fulbourn, Cambs. Formerly 4634, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XVII. Row H. Grave 16.
GILLSON
Charles
Private 318557 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who killed in action on Thursday, 2nd March 1916. Born Fulbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Son of John and Emma Gillson. Charles was one of four brothers killed, David, Sidney and Robert Frank Rule (same mother, different father). No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21
GILLSON
David
Private 3/6691 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 14th January 1916. Age 23. Born and resident Fulbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Son of John and Emma Gillson. Brother of Sidney and Robert Frank Rule (below). Buried in CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 9.
GILLSON
Sidney
Private 203021 (7611) 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment who killed in action on Monday, 23rd April 1917. Age 19. Born and resident Fulbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late John and Emma Gillson. Brother of David (above) and Robert Frank Rule (below). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
HANCOCK
Arthur
Private 20445, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 30. Born Fulbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Walter and Mary Ann Hancock. Husband of Lucy Whylin Hancock (nee Plumb), of Home End, Fulbourn, Cambridge. Brother of Harry Hancock (below). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A
HANCOCK
Charles William
Private CH/7691 (RMR/B/1050). R.M.L.I. H.M.S. "Cressy.", Royal Marine Light Infantry who died on Tuesday, 22nd September 1914. Age 40. Son of George and Clara Hancock, of Broad Green, Fulbourn. Husband of Julia Evelyn of 15, Marshall Rd, Hills Road, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom. Panel 7. Also commemorated on the Cambridge Guildhall Memorial and St John’s Church, Hills Road, Cambridge. His name is not on the War Memorial.
HANCOCK
Harry
Private 20444, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, who was killed in action on Saturday 1st July 1916. Born Fulbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Walter and Mary Ann Hancock of Home End, Fulbourn. Brother of Arthur Hancock (above) They joined together and fell together. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
HART
Albert Charles
[Charles Albert on SDGW] Private 24988, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died aged 30 on Sunday 17th March 1918. Son of Charles and Maria Hart, of Hay Street, Fulbourne. Charles A Hart is on the memorial scroll in church. He is uncle to Leslie Herbert Hart (below). Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France.
HART
Leslie Herbert
Private G/63279 Middlesex Regiment posted to 19th Battalion, London Regiment who died was killed in action on Sunday, 1st September 1918. Born Fulbourn, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Mill Road, Cambridge. Formerly 203344, Essex Regiment. Son of Arthur C. and Alice Hart of Mill House, Hay Street, Fulbourn. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 8-9. See also Liverpool Street Station, London
HOWARD
George
Private G/15842, 6th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action Monday 3rd July 1916. Age 19. Born Edmonton, Essex, enlisted Cambridge, resident Fulbourn. Son of Mrs. Harriett Haynes, of 14, Priory St., Huntingdon Rd., Cambridge. Formerly 12439 Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D
HOWLETT
Charles Sidney
Private 26644 14th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment who died of wounds on Monday, 25th December 1916. Born Framlingham, Suffolk, enlisted Cambridge, resident Yoxburgh, Suffolk. Married Annie Belinda Manning at Fulbourn 2nd October 1915, they lived at Home End, Fulbourn at that time. His father was a bailiff. Formerly 16852, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 12. See also Framlingham, Suffolk
MASON
William
Private 44096, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Formerly 4324, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1916. Aged 39. Born Wingfield, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Stepson of Mrs M. A. Mason, of Long Row, Barley Green, Stradbroke, Diss, Norfolk. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D
MATTHEWS
Sidney [John]
Private 85300 [CWGC lists him as 85390], 118th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 11th September 1917. Aged 26. Living Chesterton, Cambridge. Born Cherryhinton, Cambridge, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Fred and Emma. Husband of Annie Hilda Matthews, of 16, High St., Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in Voormezeele Enclosures No 1 & 2. Belgium. His name is on the war memorial but not on the Memorial Scroll in church.
MAWHOOD
George Edward
Lance Corporal CH/12386 (RMR/B/1906), S.S."Ben Lomond", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Lost at sea 7th July 1918. Son of William Mawhood, of 24, Laynard Rd, Bermondsey, London. Husband of Edith Mawhood, of 2, East View, Fulbourn, Cambridge. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. His name is on the War Memorial but not on the Memorial Scroll in church.
MOULE
Cyril George
Private 5379, 25th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. who died aged 24 on Thursday, 3rd/4th May 1917, was the son of George Newling Moule and Sophie Moule, of Hawthorne Cottage, Fulbourne, Cambs, England. (He was the cousin of Norman Osborne's mother, immigrated to Australia.) No known grave. Commemorated on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, Villers Bretonneux-France. Panel 105.
OSBORNE
Frederick J
Private G/14078, 10 Battalion, . The Queen's ( Royal West Surrey Regt.) Died Saturday 7th October 1916. Joined the Suffolk Regt with his brother George. He was married to Cissy and had one daughter. Buried in A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS, Somme, France. Plot 11. Row M. Grave 25. Cousin of Richard Osborne. His widow remarried before the end of WW1 to a Mr Buttress from Teversham and went to live in Manor Farm Cottage Teversham. As he lived in Teversham at the time he was killed his name is also on the War Memorial in Teversham Churchyard.
PATTEN
Arthur Charles
Private 127198, 8th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Inf) who died of wounds on Sunday, 18th August 1918. Age 19. Born and resident Fulbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Patten, of Rose Cottage, Cow lane, Fulbourne, Cambs. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot V. Row C. Grave 1.
PATTEN
Harry
Private 202384, 4th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. who died of Spanish Flu Wednesday, 27th November 1918. Son of Harry and Eliza Patten of Hay Street, Fulbourn. Husband of Amy May Patten. Buried in LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 21.
PEACHEY
George William
[Spelt PEACHY on SDGW] Private G/87619 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 28th March 1918. Age 19. Born and resident Fulbourn, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of William and Emma Peachey, of Grange-Farm Cottage, Fulbourn, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 60 and 61
PEACOCK
Victor Percival
Private 15906 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 9th April 1917. Age 27. Born Landbeach, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Harriet Peacock. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4
PETTIT
James R
Private 9565, 1st Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry who died on Saturday, 8th May 1915. Age 27. Son of Ephraim and Harriet Pettit, of Milton Rd., Impington, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 47
PETTIT
John Mervyn
Private 47460, 10th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Died of wounds 16th July 1918. Son of Seth and Caroline Pettit of Mill Hill, Fulbourn. Husband of Alice. Buried at Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery. Morbecque, Nord, France.
PULFER
Bertie Alfred
Private 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 21st March 1918. was the husband of Mrs. M.A. Pulfer, of Highfield, Fulbourn, Cambridge. Born Stanton, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, enlisted Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk. Buried in CHAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, HOLNON, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 20. Mrs Pulfer remarried to Norman Osborne's father Mr Richard Osborne.
RICHMOND
Charles Rule
Private 7819, 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment who died of wounds aged 30 on Monday, 26th April 1915. Was the son of George and Matilda Richmond of Fulbourn. Born and resident Fulbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 19.
RICHMOND
Henry [Harry] Alexander
Acting Bombardier 36674 "C" Bty. 78th Bde., Royal Field Artillery who was killed in action on Thursday, 2nd September 1915. Born Cambridge, enlisted Yarmouth, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 5 and 9
ROLPH
[Arthur] Louis
Boy 2nd Class J/47831 H.M.S. "Ganges.", Royal Navy who died of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis on Saturday, 17th June 1916. Age 16. Son of Stephen Rolph, of Pierce Lane, Fulbourn, Cambs. Buried in SHOTLEY (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Suffolk. R.N. Plot. 96. Note: There is a HMS Ganges Association
ROLPH
Richard
possibly Richard George Rolph, Private 28415 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Monday, 4th September 1916. Age 25. Son of Matthew and Emma Rolph, of Bower Heath, Harpenden, Herts; husband of Edith Ellen Rolph, of 78, Linton Rd., Great Abington, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
RULE
Robert Frank
Gunner 101996 244th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who was killed in action on Wednesday, 18th September 1918. Age 34. Born and resident Fulbourn, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Susannah Rule, of Church St., Fulbourn, Cambs (Formally of Teversham). Buried in HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 12.
SALMON
Percival [Herbert Harry] aka Percy
Corporal 33896 37th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers Labour Corps who died on Thursday, 21st March 1918. Age 33. Son of Henry and Abigale Salmon, of Cambridge; husband of Louisa Alice Salmon, of 303, Newmarket Rd., Cambridge. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 28.
SAXBY
Walter
Private 15792 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 24th May 1916. Born Ore, Sussex, enlisted Hastings. Buried in BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row M. Grave 10.
STANFORD
Frederick John
Private G/52546 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers who died of wounds on Sunday, 15th April 1917. Age 42. Born Teversham, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Cambridgeshire. Son of John and Frances Stanford, of Highfield Gate, Fulbourn. Husband of Ada Stanford, of Hinton Rd., Fulbourn, Cambridge. Brother of Walter George (below). Formerly F/3696, Middlesex Regiment. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row J. Grave 6.
STANFORD
Walter George

Private 326658 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 26th September 1917. Age 35. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of John and Frances Stanford, of Highfield Gate, Fulbourn; husband of G. D. J. (Daisy) Stanford, of Highfield Gate, Fulbourn, Cambridge. Brother of Frederick John (above). Formerly 4227 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), ZILLEBEKE, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row B. Grave 10.

SWAN
George
[incorrectl spelt as SWANN on the war memorial and memorial scroll in church. ] Private 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment who was killed by a shell burst along with others while in frontline trenches Monday, 9th April 1917. Son of E.A. Swan of Bottisham and the late Alfred J. Swan. Buried in COJEUL BRITISH CEMETERY, ST.MARTIN-SUR -COJEUL, Pas de Calais, France.
TAYLOR
Herbert W
1406422. Royal Artillery. Former service number 34860. Died between 28/07/16 and 15/08/16. (Unofficially reported). Born Fulbourn 1893. Son of John and Annie M Taylor of Broad Green, Fulbourn. His name appears on the War Memorial and on the Memorial Scroll in church although his name does not have a cross beside it indicating that he died. Further research would indicate he returned home after the war but this cannot be confirmed.
WEBSTER
Lawrence Fitzgerald
Lieutenant, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment) who died, aged 31, on Tuesday, 30th October 1917. Was the son of Harris and Martha Ellen Webster of Fulbourn, Cambridge, England. Lieutenant Webster emigrated to Canada. Buried in YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West Vlaanderen Belgium. Panel 30, 32. See also Perse School.
ALSO
IN GRATEFUL
MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
FULBOURN
WHO FELL
IN WORLD WAR II
1939-1945
CUTTING

Ernest Philip

Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 17/6/1943, age 29. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Ernest William and Alice Maud Cutting, of Cambridge; husband of Minnie Frances Louise Cutting, of Cambridge. Prisoner of War. See also United Reformed Church
FOREMAN

Albert Edward

Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in action aged 19 in Westrn Europe on March 24th 1945. Husband of Mrs Foreman, Town Close, Fulbourn. Buried REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Germany. See also United Reformed Church
HARDWICK Philip Clarence [Brown]
Private, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 27/1/1942, age 25, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Clarence Harry and Elsie Hardwick, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
JACKSON

James Charles

Lying Officer, 217 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 11/10/1945, age 22. Buried in KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY, India. Son of John James Jackson and Dorothy Jackson, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
KNIGHTS William George
Private, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, died 19/9/1944, age 22. Buried in HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Son of Leonard W. and M. Knights, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
LACEY

Robert Joseph

Probably: F.O. 626 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 14/1/1945, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom. See also United Reformed Church
MERRY

Bertie [Frederick Selwyn]

Private, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment, died 12/5/1944, age 27. Buried in CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Husband of Elizabeth Merry, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
ROLPH Ernest Louis
Lance Corporal, 5th Battalion, Coldstream Guards, died 20/7/1944, age 20. Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Son of Ernest Frederick and Eva May Rolph, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
SARGENT

Alec George

Private, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 14/12/1942, age 25. Buried in CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Morris and Alice Beatrice Moss Sargent, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church

ALSO
IN THE
GULF WAR 1991

ELSDON
Thomas Nigel Charles
Wing Commander 5201050T,, Royal Air Force Marham, Royal Air Force. Officer Commanding 27 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Killed in action in the Gulf War 17th January 1991. Aged 39. Born 20 February 1951. Batchelor of Science (Bsc). Buried in St Vigors Churchyard, Fulbourn.
  Fulbourn Hospital Cemetery
GIBBONS
John E
Private 37457, 23rd Works Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) who died on Wednesday, 4th December 1918 of Tuberculosis of the Meninges. Husband of Ann(e). Address given as 11 Hope Street, Cambridge on his admission papers. His death certificate gives his occupation as Cement Worker. His C.W.G.C. headstone is situated next to the path and railway line from Fulbourn Old Drift towards Tesco store, alongside the fence. Grave 1340. Spec. Mem B.

A Second War Memorial in Fulbourn Cemetery.
Stone in construction 7ft high approx.
Inscription as follows.

In
Proud
Memory

Of our Boys who Fell
1939-1945
Ernest.P.Cutting
Albert Foreman
Phillip.C.Hardwick
James.C.Jackson
William.G.Knights
Robert.J.Lacey
Ernest.L.Rolph
Alec.G.Sargent
Sidney Teversham
Bertie.F.Merry
They gave their lives that we might live

CUTTING

Ernest Philip

Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 17/6/1943, age 29. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Ernest William and Alice Maud Cutting, of Cambridge; husband of Minnie Frances Louise Cutting, of Cambridge. Prisoner of War. See also United Reformed Church
FOREMAN

Albert Edward

Army. 2nd Battalion, . Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Lance Corporal,pl. Killed in action aged 19 in Westrn Europe on March 24th 1945. Husband of Mrs Foreman, Town Close, Fulbourn. Buried REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Germany. See also United Reformed Church
HARDWICK Philip Clarence [Brown]
Private, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 27/1/1942, age 25, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Clarence Harry and Elsie Hardwick, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
JACKSON

James Charles

F.O. 217 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 11/10/1945, age 22. Buried in KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY, India. Son of John James Jackson and Dorothy Jackson, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
KNIGHTS William George
Private, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, died 19/9/1944, age 22. Buried in HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Son of Leonard W. and M. Knights, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
LACEY

Robert Joseph

Probably: F.O. 626 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 14/1/1945, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom. See also United Reformed Church
MERRY

Bertie [Frederick Selwyn]

Private, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment, died 12/5/1944, age 27. Buried in CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Husband of Elizabeth Merry, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
ROLPH Ernest Louis
Lance Corporal, 5th Battalion, Coldstream Guards, died 20/7/1944, age 20. Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Son of Ernest Frederick and Eva May Rolph, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
SARGENT

Alec George

Private, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 14/12/1942, age 25. Buried in CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Morris and Alice Beatrice Moss Sargent, of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. See also United Reformed Church
Also listed for this parish in the Ely Cathedral Second World War Book
of Remembrance:
 1939-1945
LAWRENCE Phillip Cutcliffe
Sqd. Ldr., 12 Sqdn R.A.F., died 8/2/1941, age 27, commemorated: NOTTINGHAM CREMATORIUM, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom. Son of H. Lawrence and of Minnie Lawrence (nee Cutliffe), husband of Joan D. Lawrence, of Cambridge. Awarded Silver and Bronze Medals for Bayonet Team Combats. See also United Reformed Church
TEVERSHAM Sidney
Private, 1st Battalion, Dorset Regt. Private, Dispatch Rider. Died 12TH August 1944, killed in action in North West Europe. Buried in TILLY-SUR-SEULLES War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Youngest son of Mr & Mrs Teversham, of 18 Council Houses, Fulbourn. See also United Reformed Church

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