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KIRTLING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Rolls of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards & Wendy Farrington
additional information Patricia Lewis

Inside the church of All Saints, on the wall. There is also a Cross memorial in the village, listing those killed. The Second World War names are taken from the Ely Cathedral Book of Remembrance.

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Kirtling Roll of Honour
inside the church of All Saints
Photograph Copyright © Wendy Farrington 2000

ALL SAINTS CHURCH
KIRTLING
ROLL OF HONOUR
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS
PARISH WHO SERVED AND OF
THOSE WHO DIED WHILE SERVING
WITH HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES
DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-18

ALLARD

Francis

 

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ALLARD

Albert E

 

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ALCOCK

Richard

 

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BALLS

Albert E


RIP

Gunner 76063, Royal Garrison Artillery, died at home 26th October 1918. Aged 28. Born Upsend, enlisted Newmarket, resident Kirtling. Son of Mrs. Elizeabeth Cole; husband of Emma Balls, of 2, Fern Cottages, Exning Rd., Newmarket. Buried in NEWMARKET (EXNING) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Grave reference B. B. 90.

BOWYER

Frederic [William Snell]


RIP

[Spelt Frederick on memorial] Private 767550 1st/28th Battalion, London Regiment (Artists' Rifles) who was killed in action on Monday, 30th September 1918. Age 19. Born Kirtling, enlisted Hounslow, resident Newmarket. Son of Frank and Rose A. Bowyer, of Kirtling Place, Newmarket. Buried CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 9.

BOWYER

Tom

 

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BOWYER

Paul

 

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BUCK

Ernest A

 

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BAILEY

Peter F

 

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BAILEY

Roland B

 

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BLOIS

Sidney J

 

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BLOIS

James

 

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BLOIS

Arthur Morton


RIP

Private 13248, "A" Company, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 16th September 1916. Age 28. Born Kirkley, Suffolk (sic), enlisted Newmarket. Son of Jarvis Blois and Selina Blois, of Kirtling, Newmarket. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

BLOIS

Alfred C

 

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BONNETT

William T

 

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CLARK

Frederic

 

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CLARK

Archibald

 

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COLLIN

Harold Arthur


RIP

Private 89292 37th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps who died of wounds on Friday, 3rd August 1917. Age 33. Born Kirtling, enlisted Norwich. Son of Philip and Bertha Collin, of The Villa, Kirtling, Newmarket; husband of Gertrude Collin, of Wallis House, Newmarket. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row J. Grave 10.

CRICK

Jonas Sidney

 

In 1901 Jonas S Crick was living with his parents James Sidney & Elizabeth, in Torment Cottages, Kirtling, he was a schoolboy, aged 12, born Kirtling. In 1911 Jonas Sidney Crick was unmarried, aged 22, a Farm Labourer, born Upend resident Torment Cottages, Upend, Kirtling, son of James Sidney and Elizabeth Crick, brother of Sarah. Brother of Henry (below).

CRICK

Henry Thomas


RIP

Private 13752, 99th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) who was killed in action on Friday, 28th July 1916. Age 40. Born and resident Kirtling, enlisted Newmarket. Son of the late James Sidney and Elizabeth Crick; husband of the late Minnie Crick. Brother of Jonas (above). In 1911 he is listed with his with Minnie, their four sons and two daughters, at 24 Stanley Road, Newmarket, he was born Kitrtling and was aged 35, an Insurance Agent. Formerly 17205, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C

DAINES

Frederic

 

One of three brother listed here, Frederic, Ernest and Edward. Recorded in the All Saints Register as baptised on 28 May 1893, entered as Daine, Frederick, son of Joseph Albert and Rebecca. Unmarried in 1915. Aged 22 in 1915.

DAINES

Ernest A


RIP

Private 13239, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Monday, 15th April 1918. Born Kirtling, enlisted Newmarket. Son of Rebecca Daines, of Kirtling, Newmarket. One of three brother listed here, Frederic, Ernest and Edward. Recorded in the All Saints Register as baptised on 8 Seprember 1895, listed as son of Joseph and Rebecca. Unmarried in 1915. Aged 20 in 1915. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IX. Row F. Grave II.

DAINES

Edward Albert

 

One of three brother listed here, Frederic, Ernest and Edward. Eldest of thr brothers. Recorded in the All Saints Register as baptised on 11 Jan 1891, son of Joseph Albert and Rebecca. On 11 Jan 1913, he married Edith May Davis, 22, of Newmarket, daughter of William, bricklayer. His father, Joseph Albert was born in 1863, married Rebecca Clarke in 1886 and died in 1917, aged 54. (The entry in the baptism register has “Joseph Albon” but everything else matches so this is probably a transcription error.) He was aged 24 in 1915. Rebecca came from Runton in Suffolk.

DAINES

J

 

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FARRINGTON

Frederic

 

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GINN

Harry

 

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GARDENER

JosephT

 

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GOODY

John

 

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HINDS

Harry W

 

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HOWARD

Gerald S

 

Sir (Stephen) Gerald Howard, son of Stephen Goodwin Howard (born 1867), JP, of The Moat, Upend, Kirtling who in turn was son of Stephen Howard of Kirtling. The young SGH later became MP for Cambridgeshire, in 1950, and, later still, was appointed a High Court judge after which there was a by-election, on March 16 1961, and Francis Pym became the MP in his place.

HOWE

John W

 

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ISAACSON

Charles


RIP

Private 52333 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 10th August 1918. Born Kirtling, enlisted Newmarket. Formerly 13243, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-ST VAAST, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 20.

JEFFERY

Joseph

 

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JEFFERY

Herbet

 

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JEFFERY

Arthur W

 

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JEFFERY

Clifford

 

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LEVELL

Mark


RIP

Private 5256, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 30th September 1916. Age 32. Born and enlisted Kirtling. Son of Mrs. S. Levell, of Yew Tree Farm, Thirtling Green, Newmarket, Suffolk. Buried in CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Plot X. Row L. Grave 6.

LEVELL

George

 

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MARSH

Joseph

 

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MARSH

George

 

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MARSH

Alfred

 

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MOULD

Ernest

 

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MOULD

Edward C

 

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MOULD

James

 

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MOULD

Roger

 

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ORIS

George

 

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ORIS

Jack

 

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PLEDGER

Albert C

 

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PETTITT

Francis


RIP

Sapper 139421 {CWGC] or 130121 [SDGW], 178th Tunnelling Depot Company, Royal Engineers who died of wounds in the United Kingdom on Wednesday, 10th October 1917. Enlisted newmarket. Son of Mrs. Ruth Pettitt, of Kirtling, Charing Cross, Newmarket. His brother Roger also fell (see above). Commemorated GLASGOW WESTERN NECROPOLIS, Glasgow P. 2581.

PETTITT

Noah

 

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PETTITT

Roger


RIP

[Spelt Rodger on CWGC] Private PW/4885, 19th [CWGC] or 18th [SDGW] Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) who was killed in action 2nd November 1916. Aged 28. Born nd resident Kirtling, enlisted Newmarket. Son of the late George and Ruth Pettitt. His brother Francis also fell (see above). No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

PETTITT

Stephen

 

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PETTITT

Ernest


RIP

Private 14028, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Tuesday, 26th September 1916. Age 20. Born Kirtling, enlisted Newmarket. Son of Edward and Sarah Pettitt, of 3, Clay Hill, Upend, Newmarket. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row K. Grave 6.

POTTER

George

 

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RAWLINSON

George

 

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RANSOME

Joseph

 

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RADFORD

Arthur

 

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SIMPKIN

Reginald

 

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SHARPE

Victor


RIP

Lance Corporal 14153, "B" Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Wednesday, 17th April 1918. Age 21. Born Kirtling, enlisted Newmarket. Son of Charles and Ellen Sharpe, of Malting End, Kirtling, Newmarket. Nephew of Oscar S Sharpe. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row A. Grave 10.

SHARPE

Oscar S

 

Oscar S. Sharpe born circa 1890 (aged 1 in 1891 census) at Kirtling, Cambridgeshire. Son of Isaac andIsabella Mary Sharpe.

SHARPE

George William

 

Baptised 11th December 1898 at All Saint's Church, Kirtling. Son of William and Elizabeth Sharpe.

SHARPE

Frank Edward

 

Baptised 8th December 1889 at All Saint's Church, Kirtling. Son of Tom and Mary Honour Sharpe. Husband of Bessie Florence and father of Tom Robinson Sharpe (baptised 8th October 1916 when his father's occupation was recorded as "horsekeeper").

SHAW

James

 

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STARLING

John

 

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SMITH

Edward

 

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SMITH

Francis J

 

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SMITH

Edmund G

 

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SHEPHERD

John

 

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TALBOT

Thomas H

 

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TURNER

William J

 

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VEARER

William


RIP

Private 23879, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 16th September 1916. Born Kirtling, enlisted Newmarket. No known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

WOOLLARD

William F

 

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WOOLLARD

Harry


RIP

Private G/13266, 1st Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who was killed in action on Monday, 23rd April 1917. Age 20. Born and resident Kirtling, enlisted Newmarket. Son of Mrs. Annie Symonds, of Red House, Kirtling, Newmarket. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2.

WOOLLARD

James

 

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WRIGHT

Percy

 

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Also listed for this parish in the Ely Cathedral Second World War Book of Remembrance:
BAILEY Reginald


RIP

Lance Corporal 5339844, 2nd Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment who died on 30 January 1945. Age 27. Buried in Tuakkyan War Cemetery, Burma. Plot 26. Row D. Grave 1.

FARROW John [Joseph Bellamy]


RIP

Major 122491, 17 Medium Regt., Royal Artillery who died on 17 September 1944. Age 40. Son of Martin Willis Farrow and Mary Jane Winifred Farrow. Husband of Evelyn Mary Farrow of Shrewton, Wiltshire. Buried in Florence War Cemetery, Italy. Plot I. Row D. Grave I.

HOWE William [Frank]


RIP

Private 5825504, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, who died on 29 May 1940. Age 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Howe, of Kirtling, Cambridgeshire. No know grave. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France.

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