Surnames - R

Surname

Forename(s)

Award

Details

Memorial/Place

When

RACEY

G W

M.M.

A/Corporal. South Staffs Regiment 1 February 1918.

Wisbech

WW1

RAWLING

Robert Ernest

MM

21955 Sergeant, 118th Brigade Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Lived 44 Ramnoth Road. Awarded Military Medal. Formerly 2260 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium.

Walsoken

WW 1

RAY

J

M.M.

Private, London Regiment Cambridgeshire Times 9 November 1917.

Ely

WW1

REEVE

Harry George

DFM

Cpl RAF. Only son of Mr & Mrs H Reeve, of 77 High Street, March. For bravery and devotion to duty. London Gazette 8-6-44.

March

WW2

RICHARDSON

C

Certificate/cards of recognition for gallantry

Driver, Army Service Corps, 3rd-Sept 20th, 1917. Wisbech Standard 25 January 1918.

March

WW1

RITCHIE

William

M.M.

Gunner, Ramnoth Road, Walsoken. Royal Garrison Artillery, repairing wires 21 May 1916. Wisbech Standard 11 May 1917.

Walsoken

WW1

RIX

Jack Frederick

Mentioned in Despatches

Cpl RAF. Son of Mr & Mrs J Hudson Rix, Euximoor, Christchurch; husband of Mrs Rix, Town St, Upwell. CT 16-2-45.

Upwell
Christchurch

WW2

ROSE

Edward Brian Mortimer

DFC & Bar

Acting Flt-Lt 34 Squadron RAF. Son of Mr E Mortimer Roe, of Plantation Farm, Lynn Rd, Littleport. DFC in June 1942: "This officer has displayed great skill as a fighter pilot. In a recent combat he destroyed two of five enemy aircraft destroyed by his flight, thus bringing his victories to at least seven." Bar, having destroyed at least seven enemy aircraft and damaging a further nine, CT 19-12-41.

Littleport

WW2

ROSE

G W

M.M.

Private. Suffolk Regiment, carrying wounded under heavy fire, Cambridgeshire Times 30 November 1917.

Chatteris

WW1

ROSE

F W

DCM

Corporal. 8520, 9th Suffolk. Carried wounded commanding officer, Lieutenant- Colonel W de la Pryme, of Wistow, five miles under heavy fire, 14 May 1916. Citation: LG 13 February 1917.

Chatteris
Somersham

WW1

ROSE

Frederick

MM

12676 Private, 9th Suffolk Regiment Killed in action 26 April 1917. Lived Chapel Lane. Won Military Medal, stretcher bearer. St Patrick's Cemetery, Loos, Pas de Calais, France.

Chatteris

WW 1

ROUTLEDGE

Russell

M.M.

Corporal. CambridgeshireTimes 8 December 1916.

Stretham

WW1

ROWE

Frederick Arthur

MM

44244 Corporal, 2nd Worcestershire Regiment Killed in action 29 September 1918, age 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Edward Rose, 24 West Street, Chatteris. Won Military Medal on June 19/20th 1918. Pigeon Ravine Cemetery, Epehy, Somme, France.

Chatteris

WW 1

ROWETH

M

M.M.

Private, 11th Suffolk, Military Medal (MM) awarded in 1917, Gaz November 1917. Cambridgeshire Times 9 November 1917.

Manea

WW1

ROYAL

Ernest (A)

MM

L/Cpl. 8th Bt. East Surrey Reg., d 1/7/1916, commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Ely

WW1

RUSTON

A H

Order of Vladimir

Lieutenant-Commander, from Chatteris, living St Ives. Royal Navy Armoured Cars, Cambridgeshire Times 2 November 1917.

Chatteris & St Ives

WW1

RUSTON

E W

MC

Temp-Major 1st Mountain Rgt, Royal Artillery. Son of the late Walter & Mr Ruston, Delve Terrace, Chatteris. For actions & service in Germany. CT 12-10-45.

Chatteris

WW2

21 February 2001

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