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HILDERSHAM - Roll of Honour

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

The war memorial is on the North Wall inside the parish church of the Holy Trinity.

Photograph Copyright © Andrew Westwood-Bate 2005

"TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBERANCE
OF THE
MEN FROM THIS PARISH
WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918"

BANNISTER

William Walter

Private 17144 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died at home on Tuesday, 4th December 1917. Born Barnardiston, Suffolk, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in HILDERSHAM (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD at West end of Church. The meorial records a M.M. but can find no records to substantiate this.

DAY

William

Private 2707 3rd Bn., Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) who was killed in action on Monday, 3rd May 1915. Age 25. Son of Albert and Jane Day, of Ivy Grove Cottages, Little Shelford, Cambridge. Resident of Hildersham. Commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

HOUSDEN

Samuel Edward

Private G/21284 11th Bn., Middlesex Regiment who died of wounds on Monday, 10th July 1916. Age 18. Son of John and Mary Ann Housden, of Hildersham, Cambridge. Born Edmonton, Mddx., enlisted Mill Hill, Middx. Born Wormley, Herts. Buried in BOUZINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

SWAN

George

Private 14828 8th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 19th May 1917. Age 23. Born Hildersham, enlisted Linton. Son of E. A. Swan, of Bottisham, Cambs, and the late Alfred J. Swan. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL . Bay 4.

WEEDEN

Alexander Sampson

Private 14637 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Monday, 9th April 1917. Born Saffron Walden, Essex, enlisted Linton. Son of Mr. S. C. Weeden, of Hildersham, Cambs. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN.

SERVED 1914-1918

BOCOCK

A N

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BONNET

A

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CONDER

A S

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CORDER

L M

Corporal. No further information currently

CORDER

J K

Cadet Sergeant. No further information currently

DAVEY

J

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DAY

S

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ELLIS

G S

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ELLIS

V T

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FOSTER, M.C.

O B

Major. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). No further information currently

FREEMAN

A W

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GRANTHAM

W

Lieutenant. No further information currently

GRIFFIN

T M

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HOUSDEN

R A

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JORDON

A E

Sergeant. No further information currently

JORDON

E A

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LITTLECHILD

F W

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MORRELL

B

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MORRELL

G F

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PEARSON

L

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PETERS

A E

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PETTIT

W G

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VALE

J

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WEEDEN

E

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WEEDEN

S C

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WESTLEY

F G

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"THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"

WORLD WAR II AND KOREA 1951

"AND THOSE WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES
1939-1945"

NUGENT

Kingsley Osbern George

Flight Sergeant 1615659 Nav. 305 (Polish) Sqdn, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Sunday, 26th November 1944. Age 22. Son of George Oliver Nugent and Gladys Julia Nugent, of Aldbourne, Wiltshire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY.

PRENTRICE

Sidney Walter

Lance Corporal 5953526 7th Bn., Hampshire Regiment who died on Sunday, 1st October 1944. Age 28. Son of Charles William and Ellen Prentice, of Hildersham, Cambridgeshire. Buried in MOOK WAR CEMETERY.

WILSON

Eric Owen

Captain 90556 2nd Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who died on Thursday, 21st January 1943. Age 33. Son of Edward Lewis Wilson and Dorothy Wilson; husband of Helsen Wilson, of Streatham, London. Buried in CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY.

KOREA 1951
FOSTER

Kingsley Osbern George

[Listed as KON Foster] Lieutenant Colonel P/34768, D.S.O., O.B.E. The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, killed in action 25th April 1951. Buried in UN Memorial Cemetery, Korea. Plot 24, Row 1, Grave 1700.

26 August 2005

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