1 and 2 - Rolls of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Phil Curme
War Memorial stands in the grounds of St Edmund's Church and was unveiled
in 1922. The cross is a wheel cross on a tapering shaft atop a stone
plinth. There are five names listed for World War 1 and two for World
Copyright © Phil Curme - 2000
1922 from an old postcard
memory of the men who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919.
Also the Second World War 1939 - 1945".
"To the Glory of God".
"Their reward is with the Lord".
"From this Parish".
Quartermaster Sergeant 786, N (A.A.) Battery, Royal Horse Artillery.
Died Tuesday, 22nd April 1919. In 1891 he was the son of John and
Annie Kelly, aged 5, Scholar, born 1886 in India, residen Shelford
Road, Hauxton. Buried in ST EDMUND CHURCHYARD, HAUXTON, Cambridgeshire.
Near South-West corner of Church.
Sergeant 5755, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in
action on Friday, 1st October 1915. Aged 32. Born Chittering, Cambridgeshire,
enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Florence Molton (formerly Mead),
of Half Acre Farm, Barmay, Ely, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated
on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
55788 97th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) who was killed
in action on Saturday, 18th November 1916. Aged 21. Born and resident
Hauxton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Thomas and Lavina Mead, of High
St., Hauxton, Cambs. Formerly 31037, Essex Regiment. Buried in WAGGON
ROAD CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section D.
26662 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Monday,
30th April 1917. Aged 34. Born Hinxton, enlisted Cambridge. Son
of Mr. A. Pluck, of Cement Cottages, Hauxton, Cambridge. Buried
in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot
III. Row H. Grave 41.
20145, 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers who died in the United
Kingdom on Friday, 19th July 1918. Aged 24. Enlisted Ely, resident
Hauxton. Son of Mrs. Samuel, of High Sheer, Hauxton. Buried
in ST EDMUND CHURCHYARD, HAUXTON, Cambridgeshire. East of
Church. [Listed as Vernon James on SDGW]
308316, 15th Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 9th May
1945, Aged 31. Son of Herbert George and Alice Kate Ayres; husband
of Kathleen May Ayres, of Foxton, Hertfordshire. Buried
in HAMBURG CEMETERY, Hamburg, Germany. Plot 2A. Row M. Grave 1.
1181631, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died
on Wednesday, 29th April 1942. Aged 21. Son of Herbert George and
Alice Kate Ayres; husband of Clara Florence Ayres, of Walton-on-Thames,
Surrey. Allied. Buried in AABENRAA CEMETERY, Denmark. Military Plot.
Row 1. Grave 9.
5 February, 2012