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GREAT SHELFORD ST MARY - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson

The memorial is to be found on the north side of the belfry inside the parish church of St. Mary’s.
Three memorials are noted here but there is also a fourth for World War 1.

(BADGE OF BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY)
IN MEMORY
1914-1918

ANDREWS

Bernard

Rifleman 44541, 1st Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 8/5/1918. Born Shelford, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Formerly TR/13/58499, 20th T.R. Battalion. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

BOREHAM

Noel

Private 12339, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3/7/1916 in France. Born Brockley, Suffolk, enlisted Cambridge. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

CLARKE

Sidney

  possibly: Serjeant 21256 47th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf) who was killed in action on Saturday, 23rd March 1918. Born Moor Cross, cambridge, enlisted Blackheath. Formerly 3067, London Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 10. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
FORDHAM

William

  probably: William Nathan Fordham, Private 35190, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 17/2/1917. Born Stanstead, Essex, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Grave VI. D. 3. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
HASLOP

Alfred

No further information currently

HOUSDEN

William John

  Private 327866 4th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Tuesday, 20th November 1917. Age 33. Born and enlisted in Great Shelford. Husband of Edith May Housden, of Great Shelford. Formerly 6169, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
MEADOWS

Ernest Edwards

Lance Corporal 202229 4th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 23rd April 1917. Age 25. Born and enlisted Little Shelford. Son of William and Sarah Jane Meadows, of Rectory Farm, Little Shelford. Formerly 3207, Suffolk Yeomanry. Buried in WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VII. C. 38. See also Little Shelford Congregational Church.

ROGER

Alexander

No further information currently

SKIPPER

Joseph

No further information currently

GT. SHELFORD CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGIMENT

A wooden reredos within St. Mary's includes a memorial to men of the Cambridgeshire Regiment

Pray for the Souls
of the gallant dead
whose names are written here
though their bcdies
lie in other lands,
They gave their
lives for King & Country
1914 — 1919

SINDALL

Richard Edward

Captain 1st/1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who died of wounds on Thursday, 1st July 1915. Age 26. Son of William and Henzell Margeret Sindall, of "The Elms," Great Shelford. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Nord, France. Grave I. D. 30. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
LAW

Bertie H

[Listed as LAWS on CWGC and SDGW]. Private, 2029. 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in Action 3rd August 1915. Buried in Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave Ref. II. A. 9. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
CHAPMAN

Alfred A.

Private 2039, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 20/7/1916 in France. Born and enlisted Great Shelford.

ORRISS

Ernest W.

Private 2391, 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., killed in action 3/12/1916, age 23. Born Hundon, Suffolk, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Walter and Mary Ann Orriss, of Great Shelford, Cambs. Buried: DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. See also Great Shelford, Lolworth and Great Shelford Memorial Hall.
TITCHMARSH

David

[TITCHMARCH on SDGW] Private 325490 1st Bn Cambridgeshire Regiment, Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 31st July 1917. Born St. Ives, Hunts, enlisted Great Shelford. Formerly 2038, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
SCARR

Bertram William

Private 326815 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 26th September 1917. Born Shelford, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4568, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
GEORGE

Albert

Los. Corp. No further information currently.

HODGE

George William

  Second Lieutenant 2nd/4th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 27th April 1918. Age 23. Son of William and Eliza Hodge, of Park Farm, Great Shelford. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

"FOR REMEMBERANCE AND THANKSGIVING
1939-1945"

BATES

John

No further information currently. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

BETTS

Henry

possibly: Henry Bartlett Betts, Private 5932623 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died on Saturday, 7th November 1942. Age 25. Son of Ernest and Mabel Betts, of Cambridge. Buried in KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY, India. Grave 4. K. 14. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
BYE

Reginald Alderman

Signalman 2588283 Royal Corps of Signals who died on Tuesday, 30th May 1944. Age 30. Son of Thomas and Mary Bye, of Great Shelford; husband of Eileen Mary Bye, of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Buried in DELHI WAR CEMETERY, India. Grave 2. H. 14. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
COOK

George Bertram

Private 5837165 9th Bn., Durham Light Infantry who died on Wednesday, 7th April 1943. Age 20. Son of Bertram and Ada Cooke, of Great Shelford. Buried in TRIPOLI WAR CEMETERY, Libya. Grave 6. E. 2. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
COOKE, DSC

Roger Henry

Lieutenant H.M.S. Formidable, Royal Navy who died on Friday, 28th March 1941. Age 30. Husband of Edith Sheila Branwhite Cooke, of Little Shelford. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 1, Panel 6. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
COOKE

John Michael

probably: John Michael Cooke, Sub-Lieutenant H.M.M.L. 579., Royal Navy who died on Tuesday, 26th October 1943. Age 21. Son of Arthur George and Kathleen Jessie Cooke, of Stanwick, Hampshire. Buried in RHODES WAR CEMETERY, Rhodes, Greece. Joint Grave 6. B. 1. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
DAVEY

Renford Percy

Flying Officer 83993 Pilot Instr. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Friday, 9th May 1941. Age 25. Son of Percy Lionel and Bertha Ethel Davey, of Great Shelford; husband of Joy Davey. Buried in Great Shelford Cemetery. Grave 1. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial and Cambridge Perse School
DEAN

Alan

Ordinary Seaman P/JX 261159 H.M.S. Culver, Royal Navy who died on Saturday, 31st January 1942. Age 19. Son of Noel and Blanche Maude Dean, of Great Shelford. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 68, Column 2. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
DOCKERILL

Jack

Private 5830035 5th Bn., Green Howards (Yorkshire Regt.) who died on Monday, 1st June 1942. Age 23. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Dockerill; husband of Florence May Dockerill. Commeorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 60. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
GLADWELL

Arthur John

Serjeant 5933322 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who died on Wednesday, 14th July 1943. Age 29. Son of Arthur John and Sarah Ann Gladwell; husband of Minnie Jane Gladwell, of Great Shelford. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Grave 2. N. 15. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
GOAT

Alfred Howell

Corporal 2588291 Royal Corps of Signals who died on Wednesday, 6th February 1946. Age 39. Son of Frederick and Edith E. Goat; husband of Brenda Mary Goat, of Great Shelford. Buried in Great Shelford Cemetery. Grave 221. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

HOOKE

Francis Anthony

Second Lieutenant Indian Armoured Corps who died on Tuesday, 13th July 1943. Age 19. Son of Francis Edward Yarborough Hooke, and of Madeline Hooke, of Marlow, Buckinghamshire. Buried in KARACHI WAR CEMETERY, Pakistan. Grave 11. D. 7. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

HORWOOD

Ray Arthur Richard

Private 10632566 2/4th Bn., Hampshire Regiment who died on Thursday, 22nd April 1943. Age 22. Son of Richard and Eva Horwood, of Shelford. Buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Grave 8. A. 14. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

HOWARD

Thomas Nevill

Driver 14836075 280 Field Coy., Royal Engineers who died on Tuesday, 26th February 1946. Age 19. Son of Albert Edward and Susannah Howard, of Great Shelford. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Germany. Plot 3. Row AA. Grave 22. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

MACSWEEN

Roderick

probably Roderick Campbell MacSween, Ordinary Seaman C/JX301595 H.M.S. Pembroke, Royal Navy who died on Saturday, 13th December 1941. Age 34. Son of John and Catherine MacSween, of Glasgow; husband of Ellen MacSween, of Glasgow. Commemorated on GLASGOW WESTERN NECROPOLIS, Glasgow. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial
ROE

Valcourt Desmond Meredith

Pilot Officer 42530 73 Sqdn., Royal Air Force who died on Tuesday, 14th May 1940. Age 28. Son of Capt. Charles Edward Meredith Roe and Marie Eveleen Roe, of Talawakele, Ceylon. Buried in CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. Grave 2. J. 8. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

ROLPH

David

Chief Petty Officer C/JX 135449 H.M. Submarine Sickle, Royal Navy who died on Sunday, 18th June 1944. Age 28. Son of Samuel and Rose Ellen Rolph; husband of Eleanor May Rolph, of Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

STONE

John

No further information currently. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

WALKER

Frederick William

Rifleman 1629755 9th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) who died on Thursday, 14th September 1944. Age 24. Son of John Henry and Sarah Ann Walker, of Great Shelford. Buried in GEEL WAR CEMETERY, Geel, Antwerpen, Belgium. Grave II.A.7. Also on Village Hall Memorial and Village Memorial

20 October 2001

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