Surnames - H

Surname

Forename(s)

Award

Details

Memorial/Place

When

HAMPS

F

M.M.

Sergeant, Eastwood End, Wimblington. 11th Suffolk Regiment, good work leading platoon over the top. Cambridgeshire Times 26 July 1919.

Wimblington

WW1

HANSON

W

M.M.

Lance-Corporal. Essex Regiment Cambridgeshire Times 21 June 1918.

Doddington

WW1

HARLEY

Richard

MM

14433 Corporal (A/Sergeant, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment Killed in action 9 April 1917, age 26. Husband of Amelia Harley, 6 West End. Sixth son of Mrs Harley, Chapel View, Burrowmoor Road. Bailleul Road East Cemetery. Awarded Military Medal, 1 July 1916, at La Boiselle, for leading men into action after officer killed and then being wounded himself. Brother of above.

March

WW 1

HARLOCK

Albert

BEM

CSM Suffolk Regiment. Black Horse Lane, Chatteris. CT 6-7-45.

Chatteris

WW2

HART

O

M.C.

2nd Lieutenant. South Wales Borderers. Cambridgeshire Times 28 June 1918.

Ely

WW1

HEMMAWAY

Richard Edward

Mentioned in Despatches

L/Bdr Royal Artillery. For distinguished service in Italy. CT 9-3-45.

Isle of Ely

WW2

HILLS

George

MM

8937 Private, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment Died of Wounds 12 November 1917, age 31. Son of Mrs L Harding (formerly Hills), Delve House, New Rd, & late George Hills. Reservist. Won Military Medal. Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. Brother of Charles.

Chatteris

WW 1

HOPKIN

Oliver

MM

Lance Corporal 16336, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment, 9 April 1917, age 20. Son of Mr & Mrs H Hopkins, Wilburton Fen, later Impington. 11th Suffolk, attached Trench Mortar Battery. Awarded MM for work in trenches when TMB attached to a Borderers Regiment. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

1. March
2. Wilburton

WW 1

HOVELL

S T

Certificate/cards of recognition for gallantry

Private, West End, March, Middlesex Regiment, HQ runner, March 1918. Cambridgeshire Times 2 August 1918.

March

WW1

HOWARD

Herbert Quy

DCM

2nd Lieutentant, 2/2nd Londons (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action 8 August 1918, age 21. Son of Herbert E & Harriet S Howard, 6 Queen Street. Awarded DCM 13 November 1916 when a private serving with 1/1st Cambs Regiment Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France (LG 26th January 1917) for 13th November 1916, at St Pierre Divion, Somme.

March

WW 1

HOWLETT

J

M.M.

Sergeant. Suffolk Regiment Cambridgeshire Times 15 March 1918.

Ely

WW1

HUDSON

Jack

M.M.

Pte Royal Army Medical Corps. Husband of Mrs Hudson, 50 Highfield Rd, March. For gallant & distinguished service in Tunisia, 1943. CT 23-2-45.

March

WW2

HUDSON

Leonard William

M.C.

Lieutenant, 49 Royal Terrace, Norwood Road, March. Royal Sussex Rt. On March 24, 1918, he led details of Brigade HQ in a counter attack & on 25 March 1918,he rallied and organised a party of 100 men and held a position. Cambridgeshire Times 28 June 1918.

March

WW1

HUSTLER

Raymond

DFC

Pilot Officer RAF. Formerly of March, moved to Hunstanton, then Lichfield. For courage & devotion to duty as a bomber pilot in attack on Wanne-Eickel. He was hit by shrapnel & partially blinded. CT 20-4-45.

March

WW2

HUTCHINSON

Frank

M.C.

Lieutenant, wife living at 39 Nene Parade, Wisbech, but from Leeds. England rugby international. Wisbech Standard 18 October 1918.

Wisbech

WW1

HUTCHINSON

Herbert Leonard

M.M.

Private, 5 Cordon Street, Wisbech. Royal Fusiliers, Military Medal (MM) awarded for 31 July 1917, for carrying a message to another battalion under very heavy fire. Wisbech Standard 7 July 1917 & 5 October 1917.

Wisbech

WW1

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