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IMPINGTON ST ANDREW - Roll of Honour

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

There are various war memorials in St. Andrew's church. Also listed is a complete list of the men who served in World War 1. The first memorial in on the North Wall made of stone.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN
SACRED AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY

ADAMS

Horace W

Private 325324 1st/1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 18th September 1918. Born Histon, enlisted Cambridge. Commemorative Information Cemetery: EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France Grave Reference/ Panel Number: II. D. 3. Formerly 1710 Cambridgeshire Regiment.

BRETT

Alfred

2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Born Old Chesterton. Enlisted Cambridge. Resident Chesterton. Die 14/6/1918. KIA. Formerly 1409 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Pte 235381. Son of Mr R Brett of Manor Farm, Chesteron, Cambs. Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. X1X.D.4.

CARTER

A Berechiah

Sapper 49503 503rd Field Coy., Royal Engineers who died on Thursday, 1st November 1917. Age 25. Son of A. Carter, of Histon, Cambridge; husband of Ethel Jean Cavanagh (formerly Carter), of 113, Carson Rd., Plaistow, London.

DAWSON

Harry Hubert

7th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Enlisted Histon. Died 20/11/1917. KIA. Formerly 326760 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Private 235558. Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Nord, France. Panel 8. Forward, Charles C. 1st Bn Highland Light Infantry. A/Sgt 10594. Born West Norwood, Surrey. Enlisted London. Resident Histon. KIA 26/10/1918. Basra Memorial, Iraq. Panel 35 & 64.

DEAR

Percy R

Air Mechanic 1st Class F/5426 H.M.S. "President.", Royal Naval Air Service who died on Saturday, 28th April 1917. Age 22. Son of Mrs. Sarah Anne Dear, of Clive Vale Nursery, Impington, Cambridge. Cemetery: CAMBRIDGE (HISTON ROAD) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Grave Reference/ Panel Number: 20. A. 15.

DIVER

Cecil S

Private 15904 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Commemorative Information Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France Grave Reference/ Panel Number: Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

FORWARD

C Claude

Possibly Charles Forward, Serjeant, 10594, 1st Bn., Highland Light Infantry who died on Friday, 25th October 1918. Commemorated on the BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 35 and 64

KNIGHTLY

[Harry] Henry William Louis

11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Pte 15851. Enlisted Impington. KIA 1/7/1916. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1C & 2A. Rogers, Bert. Corps of Royal Engineers. 2nd Bn.Spec.Bde.,R.E. Pioneer 158931. Born Cambridge. Enlisted Charham. Resident Cambridge. Died 27/6/1916. Age 19. Carnoy Military Cemetery, Somme, France. U.18.

MACFARLANE-GRIEVE

Alwyne Ronald

Lieutenant 1st/8th Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders who died on Saturday, 17th March 1917. Age 28. Son of Florence E. Macfarlane-Grieve, of Toft Manor, Cambridge, and the late W. A. Macfarlane-Grieve. Commemorative Information Cemetery: HIGHLAND CEMETERY, ROCLINCOURT, Pas de Calais, France Grave Reference/ Panel Number: II. A. 13 .

MANSFIELD

Albert (Bertie)

Private G/17657 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 11th June 1917. Born Impington, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Commemorative Information Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Grave Reference/ Panel Number: Panel 20

MANSFIELD

John

Private 328074 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 23rd November 1917. Born Impington, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Commemorative Information Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Grave Reference/ Panel Number: Panel 148. Formerly 6752 Cambridgeshire Regiment.

MOWLAM

Percy James

Serjeant 84389 203rd Coy., Royal Engineers who died on Saturday, 26th August 1916. Age 37. Son of James and Rebecca Mowlam; husband of Alice Ann Mowlam, of "The Hollies," Impington, Cambridge. Commemorative Information Cemetery: CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France Grave Reference/ Panel Number: Plot 2. Row B. Grave 82.

MUNCEY

Stanley Merrick

Private 49723 1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Sunday, 29th September 1918. Age 19. Son of Richard and Eliza Muncey, of South Rd., Histon, Cambs. Born at Impington, Cambridge. Commemorative Information Cemetery: GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France Grave Reference/ Panel Number: XIV. E. 13.

PETTIT

James E

Private 9565 1st Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry who died on Saturday, 8th May 1915. Age 27. Son of Ephraim and Harriet Pettit, of Milton Rd., Impington, Cambs. Commemorative Information Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Grave Reference/ Panel Number: Panel 47

ROGERS

Bertie E

No information currently available

SIMPKIN

Frank Bailey

[Also spelt SIMKIN and SIMPKINS] Private, 202106, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 17th July 1917. Age 36. Born Waterbeach, enlisted Cambridge, resident Impington. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Simkin, of Waterbeach, Cambs; husband of Annie Simkin, of Cambridge Rd., Histon, Cambridge. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Histon & Impington Memorial.
TOATES

Alfred John

Private, 19771, 2nd Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales) who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 36. Born Histon, enlisted Leyton, Essex, resident of Impington, Cambs. Son of Susan Toates, of Victoria House, Pepy's Terrace, Impington, Cambridge. Buriedin OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave VI. R. 5.

WEBB

Percy

1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment. Born Histon. Enlisted Cambridge. Resident Impington. KIA 26/10/1917. Pte 41810. Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panels 90 to 92 and 162 and 162A.

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

The next memorial is on the VESTRY SCREEN - wooden with gold lettering

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR
1939-1945

BURTON

Arthur Charles

Private, 5827910, 5th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Tuesday, 27th July 1943. Commemorated on the SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Column 54.
BUTTIFANT

Stanley Frederick

Corporal 14703237 1st Bn. The Herefordshire Regiment, King's Shropshire Light Infantry who died on Tuesday, 1st May 1945. Age 36. Commemorative Information Cemetery: HAMBURG CEMETERY, Germany Grave Reference/ Panel Number: 4A. 0. 7.

CARTER

Alfred Roland

Private 5933760 1st Bn. The Cambridgeshire Regiment, Suffolk Regiment who died on Tuesday, 13th July 1943. Age 21. Commemorative Information Cemetery: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand Grave Reference/ Panel Number: 4. G. 27.

COLE

Dennis Louis

Serjeant 5776000 1st Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died on Thursday, 1st March 1945. Age 25. Son of George and Minnie Cole; husband of Dulcie Mary Cole, of Histon, Cambridgeshire. Commemorative Information Cemetery: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Germany Grave Reference/ Panel Number: 48. A. 13.

DAVIES

Robert Griffiths

Private 5933768 1st Bn. The Cambridgeshire Regiment, Suffolk Regiment who died on Sunday, 1st February 1942. Age 22. Son of Griffith and Gladys Davies, of Impington, Cambridgeshire. Commemorative Information Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore Grave Reference/ Panel Number: Column 58.

ELLIS

Kenneth Custance

Sergeant 1259306 18 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Saturday, 18th July 1942. Age 32. on of Bernard William and Florence Hilda Ellis, of Comberton; husband of Doris Irene Ellis, of Cambridge. Commemorative Information Cemetery: COMBERTON (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

HEMPSALL

Aubrey

Lieutenant, 179051, East Yorkshire Regiment who died on Monday, 7th August 1944. Age 29. Son of Cecil James Hempsall and Grace Hempsall; husband of Sybil Elsie Hempsall, of Newark, Nottinghamshire. Buried in ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Grave III. C. 15.

MORGAN

Gerard Austin

Private, 5833057, 4th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Wednesday, 24th November 1943. Age 30. Prisoner of War. Buried in THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Grave B6. W. 12.

PARKER

Ernest John

Private 6853903 1st Bn., Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. who died on Friday, 5th February 1943. Age 20. Son of Fanny Parker, of Impington, Cambridgeshire. Commemorative Information Memorial: MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Tunisia Grave Reference/ Panel Number: Face 36.

SALE Jack Kenneth Aworth [KJA Sale in CWGC], P.O., R.A.F.V.R., d 27/8/1941, buried: IMPINGTON (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. See also Histon & Impington War memorial.

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Last updated 7 May, 2006

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