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ICKLETON WAR MEMORIAL

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

The war memorial is on the village green in Church Street opposite the parish church of St. Mary. It takes the form of an obelisk mounted on a square base with a two-stepped base. The inscription if to be found on the front face of the obelisk. The whole memorial is surrounded by iron railings. There are 16 names for World War 1 and 3 for World War 2. The memorial was first unveiled by Mrs Bowen and dedicated by local clergymen and dignitaries 7th March 1920. The architects were Messrs Whitehead and Day, the builders were Messrs Godfrey and Sons. Details of the memorial an be found in the Cambridge Independent Press and Chronicle 10th December 1920 and the Cambridge Chronisle 17th March 1920.

Photograph Copyright © Dave Fromant 2007

ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF
ICKLETON IN MEMORY OF THE
MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

BANCE

George Edmund

Private 9397, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 25th April 1915 in Gallipoli. Age 22. Son of George and Margaret Bance, of Hinxton St., Ickleton, Great Chesterford, Essex. Born Oakington, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Ickleton. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233

CARDER

Arthur Edward

Lance Corporal 325874, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment who died of wounds on Thursday, 9th August 1917. Age 27. Born Ickleton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Fredrick and Elizabeth Carder, of South St., Ickleton, Cambs. Formerly 2681 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 56.

CARDER

Herbert

Private 325873, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 31st July 1917. Age 28. Born Ickleton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Annie Page, of Mill St., Ickleton, Great Chesterford, Essex. Formerly 2680, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52.

CARDER

Walter Barnabas

Serjeant 16892, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, 34th. Division, who was killed in action on Thursday, 13th September 1917. Born Ickleton, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in JEANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 2.

DEAN

George Frederick

Private 40188, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Friday, 12th January 1917. Age 30. Born Weston Colville, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident BArtlow. Son of David and Louisa Dean, of Weston Colville, Cambs; husband of A. E. Dean, of Church St., Ickleton, Great Chesterford, Essex. Formerly 28249, Essex Regiment. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 15.

FLITTON

Peter

Private 235360, 1st/5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers who died on Tuesday, 26th March 1918. Age 33. Born Ickleton, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Thomas and Sarah Flitton. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 16 to 18.

FREEMAN

Herbert

Private 18288, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action Thursday, 20th July 1916. Born Ickleton, enlisted Sawston. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

GODFREY

George Frederick

Private 16503, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards who died of wopunds on Thursday, 4th April 1918. Age 20. Born and resident Ickleton, enlisted Sawston. Son of Frederick James and Elizabeth Godfrey, of Ickleton, Cambs. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot X. Row A. Grave 10.

GRIGGS

Leonard [William]

Private G/61566, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Enlisted Cambridge, resident Ickleton. Formerly 23188, 11th Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Buried in CHILI TRENCH CEMETERY, GAVRELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Special Memorial A. 12.

Note: The cemetery contains 196 burials and commemorations of the First World War. 19 of the burials are unidentified and 86 graves destroyed by shell fire are now represented by special memorials.

HOPWOOD

Alfred

Private 205959, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 27th August 1918. Born Ickleton, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 325919, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, France. Plot Ix. Row A. Grave 10.

HUTLEY

Joseph

Private 27777, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1817. Aged 20. Born Stanstead, Sussex (sic - should be Suffolk), enlisted and resident Ickleton. Son of Arthur and Louisa Hutley, of Ickleton, Great Chesterford, Essex (sic). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
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Arthur

Private 325885, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment who died of wounds on Friday, 10th August 1917. Age 22. Born Ickleton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Page, of Brockhampton St., Ickleton, Cambs. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXV. Row M. Grave 16.

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Ernest

Private 18161, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 29th June 1915. Born Ickleton, enlisted Sawston. Buried in RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row D. Grave 1.

REYNOLDS

Arthur John

[Listed as Alfred John REYNOLDS on CWGC and SDGW] Private 12555, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards who was killed in action on Tuesday, 27th November 1917. Age 33. Born Ickleton, enlisted Warley. Son of James Reynolds, of Westfeild Cottages, Little Shelford, Cambs, and the late S. A. Reynolds. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 2.

TURNER

Reuben

Private 16648, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 23rd August 1916. Age 21. Born Ickleton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of William and Elizabeth Turner, of Vallance Cottage, Ickleton, Gt. Chesterford, Essex. Buried in AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 11.

WEBB

Eustace [Ernest]

Private 41009, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 30th November 1917. Age 39. Born Burwell, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Ickleton. Husband of May Webb, of Brookhampton St., Ickleton, Great Chesterford, Essex. Formerly 34369, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 7 and 8. See also Burwell.

1939 - 1945

BAYNES

George Alfred

Corporal 5956585 3rd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment who died on Saturday, 3rd February 1945. Age 32. Son of Alfred and Nellie Baynes, of Ickleton, Cambridgeshire; husband of Irene Mary Baynes, of Ickleton. Buried in SWARTBROEK CHURCHYARD, Limburg, Netherlands. Row 3. Grave 3A.

HAYES

George Arthur

Private 5832641 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died on Thursday, 5th February 1942 during the Battle for Singapore. Age 28. Son of Arthur and Rose Edith Hayes. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Colmn 55.

PEACOCK

Walter Douglas

Lance Bombardier, 1st Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died in Athens 27th February 1946. Aged 29. Son of Jacob & Louisa Ann Peacock of Great Chesterford. Buried in PHALERON WAR CEMETERY, Greece. Plot 20. Row B. Grave 13.

Last updated 27 April, 2008

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