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LITTLE ABINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Ann Thompson
2000
Phootgraphs David Male 2005 & 2008

The memorial is to be found in the porch of the parish church of St Mary's. The men who served are listed (41), those who died (7) are denoted with a poppy.

Photograph Copyright © Dave Male 2005

ROLL OF HONOUR
OF ALL WHO SERVED FROM THIS PARISH IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

ABRAHAM Horace [Frank]  
Born Thriplow circa 1895. Gardener by trade. After the war he retrained as a Cobbler. Died in 1969. Lost his leg and was shot through the right hand in service.
ANDREWS E  
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ANDREWS F  
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ASHMAN Alan [T]


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Private 4942, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1917. Aged 31. Born Pampisford, enlisted Linton, Son of Mrs. Fanny Ashman, of Little Abington, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 79 to 80 and 163A.
ASHMAN F  
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CARTER J W A  
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CASHMAN [Henry] James [Noyes]  
Private 20448, 2nd (Home Service) Garrison Battalion, Suffolk Regiment attached 44 Training Reserve Battalion. Husband of Lily Cashman (nee Hill), married in Linton 4 February 1911; one adopted daughter (born 8 May 1901) and one son. Attested 3 June 1915 in London, aged 34 years, Clerk by trade, resident Little Abington. Discharged 16 July 1917 as being no longer physically fit for war service, King's Regulations Para. 392 (xvi) - disordered action of the heart. With British Expeditionary Force in France from 16 December 1915 to 2nd February 1916.
COOPER Charles Henry  
Private 2037, 1st Eastern General Hospital (Cambridge), Royal Army Medical Corps. Resident Little Abington, born Ely, Cambridgeshire 1891. Embodied 1st Great Eastern Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps 25 November 1915. Discharged 24 March 1916 at Cambridge as being unlikely to become an efficent soldier (on medical grounds) King's Regulations para 392 III (cc), aged 25 years 6 months, height 5 feet 8 inches, chest 36 inches, weight 142lbs, sallow complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, Sign Writer/Decorator by trade, resident Milestone House, Little Abington. Admitted to 1st Great Eastern Hospita 15 to 24 December 1915 with Gasbritis, admiited 1st Great Eastern Hospital 7 March 1916 to 14 March 1916 with Hernia. Previously served 4 years with 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Served as an Night Orderly in V.A.D. Hospital, Linton, Cambs, for British Red Cross 1 July 1917 to 18 November 1917.
CUTTER Alfred  
Attested 1 January 1913 as 38460, Royal Artillery, aged 19 years 9 months, reattested 1 January 1915 as 1408381, aged 19. Born Great Abington 1894, resident Great Abington. 'B' Reserve 31 December 1920. Formerly Agricultural Labourer. Married to Ada Florence Eastley, two children. Married Little Abington 12 February 1916. Discharged 31 December 1932 King's Regulations Para 497 (viii).
CUTTER Charles [Henry]


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Lance Corporal 17365, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Aged 32. Born Little Abington, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Ellen Cutter, of 5, High St., Hinxton, West Chesterford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
CUTTER C  
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CUTTER G  
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CUTTER Horace George  
Private H/38698, 2nd/1st Battalion, West Kent Yeomanry, assigned as Private 15597, 11th (Cambridgeshire) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, enlisted 3 October 1914 at Linton, aged 28 years 6 months, Farm Labourer by trade, married. Transferred as Private 480605, 691st Agricultural Company, Labour Corps, aged 32, 9 April 1918. Born Little Abington, Cambridgeshire. Transferred to Class 'Z' Reserve, 7 March 1919. Next of kin his wife, Henrietta Mary Cutter (nee Earthey), married 3 July 1909 at Abington, 3 children, resident 19 Church Lane, Little Abington. Enlisted 3 October 1914 at Linton, Cambridgeshire, aged 28 years 5 months, occupation Farm Labourer, height 5 feet 8½ inches, chest 36 inches weight 149lbs, fair complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England.
CUTTER Montague


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Private 20394, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Little Abington, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
CUTTER P  
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CUTTER S  
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CUTTER William  
Private 64081, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment attached 692 M.T. Company. Killed in a motor lorry accident when his lorry (3519) fell from a bridge at DAG 28 April 1920 when he misjudged a corner when driving. Son of Lucy Ann Cutter, of 14, Church Street, Little Abington. Served from 26 February 1919, aged 19 years 6 months. Originally attested 17 July 1916, aged 17 years 11 months, occupation Farm Labourer, unmarried, passed to Army Reserve 18 July 1916, mobilised 17 September 1917, posted 52nd Gard. Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment 2 February 1918. Re-attested 26 February 1919 at Co. Tipperary, Ireland, aged 19 years 6 months, a Farm Labourer, at the time serving as Private, 52145, Lincolnshire Regiment. Weight 146lbs, chest 36 inches, fair complexion, grey eyes, fair hair, religious denomination Church of England.
DAY A W  
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DAY D  
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DAY G


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Possibly: Private 326516, George Day, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Stephen John and Mary Jane Day, of 29, Brick Row, Babraham, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Babraham.
DAY H  
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DYBAL E F  
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DYBALL C E  
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DYBALL R H  
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ELLIS A


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ELLIS H  
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FAIREY T  
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HAYWARD Ernest Charles  
Private 308658, "A" Company, 18th Battalion, Tank Corps, formerly 3829, 3rd/5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment formerly 4227, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Attested 10 December 1915 at Linton, aged 32 years 6 months, Gardener by trade, unmarried when enlisting. height 5 feet 5½ inches, weight 144lbs, chest 38 inches. Husband of Adelaide Hayward (nee Ellis), married 18 May 1918 in Hornsey, Middlesex, resident 26, Little Abington, Cambridgeshire. Reattested 20 March 1916 as Acting Lance Corporal 308658, Tank Corps. Served at home 21 March 1916 to 6 September 1916, with B.E.F. in France 7 September 1916, wounded 28 April 1917. Transferred to Wareham, England, for Tank Corps 5 February 1918. Embarked Southampton 2 October 1918, disembarked Havre 3 October 1918. Transferred to U.K. (Thetford) for Demobilization 18 January 1919. Transferred to Class "Z" Army Reserve 17 February 1919.
KING R F  
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LINDSELL H W


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Private 18579, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12 September 1917. Aged 21. Son of William and Mary Linsdell, of Great Abington, Cambs. Buried at SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 1191.
LINDSELL V C  
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PATTEN A  
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PATTEN W  
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PEARSON T K R  
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PEPPERCORN W  
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PETTIT S  
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SCOTCHER W  
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SEAMER A S  
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UNWIN George  
Private 592335, 533rd Agricultural Company, Labour Corps formerly Private 68584, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment formarly 15335, Suffolk Regiment. Born Babraham, resident Little Abington. Attested 19 September 1914 in Linton, aged 20 years 10 months, Ax. Postman by trade, height 5 feet 6½ inches, weight 8 stone 6 lbs, chest 35 inches, religious denomination Church of England. Admitted tio Fulham Military Hospital with swhrapnel and machine gun wounds to right thigh and left chest 25 September 1916, discharged 1 January 1917. Admitted Eastern Command Depot, Shireham by Sea 22 January 1917 to 30 April 1917 with gun shot wounds to right thigh and left chest. Posted to 533rd Agricultural Company, Labour Corps 6 June 1918. Transferred to Class "Z" Army Reserve 9 February 1919.
WESTLEY [Albert] Maurice


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Private 18208, 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 18 February 1915. Age 29. Son of William and Eliza Westley; husband of Lizzie Hawkes (formerly Westley), of Little Walden. Saffron Walden. Essex. Buried North-West of the church in LITTLE ABINGTON (ST.MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire.
WHITTINGTON Frederic Benjamin Brandon (Revd.)  
TD, MA: Vicar of Great & Little Abingdon from 1906. Chaplain 4th Class (T.F.), 1910 & 1914. Chaplain, 69th Division. His death reord states Priest late Vicar of Abington. Born 9 November 1863. Baptised 16 December 1863 in 3 Bishopsgate Street Without, London E.C., son of Thomas (a Solicitor) a Whittington, master Revd Prebendary MacKenzie, of 35 Woburn Square, London W.C. In 1889 he was resident Limes, Shortlands, Kent, member of the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers, City Of London, master Richard Whittington. In 1881 he was resident Limes, Shortlands, Kent, member of the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers, City Of London, master Richard Whittington. In the 1881 census he was aged 17, born Middlesex, a Student at King's College, resident with his parents, Thomas and Emma M Whittington, resident The Limes, Beckenham, Bromley, Kent. In the 1911 census he was aged 47, Clerk in Holy Order, born City of Lodnon, married to Margaret A Whittington, resident The Vicarage, Little Abington, Cambridgeshire. In the 1939 Register he was married, a Clerk In Holy Orders, resident The Vicarage, South Cambridgeshire R.D., Cambridgeshire. Died 1944. Aged 80. Resident of Burford House, Hildersham, Cambridge. Buried 24 April 1944 in LITTLE ABINGTON (ST.MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire.
Buried in the churchyard
CHAPPLE Ellicot Alfred Hunter


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Flying Officer (Pilot) 36231, 79 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 12 January 1941. Age 23. Son of Alfred Chapple, M.A., B.Sc., Barrister-at-Law, and Hannah Melville Chapple, of Great Abington. B.A. (Cantab.). Buried in LITTLE ABINGTON (ST.MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire. See also Perse School, Cambridge.
LANE Frank


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Leading Aircraftman 1453151, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 28 July 1945. Age 43. Son of Raymond William and Annie Lane; husband of Alice Agnes Bella Lane, of Little Abington. Buried in LITTLE ABINGTON (ST.MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire.
Also listed for this parish in the Ely Cathedral Second World War Book of Remembrance:
ALCOTT V


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Possibly: Signalman Victor Alcott, HMS Martin, Royal Navy. Died 10 November 1942. Age 20. Son of John and Mary H. Alcott, of Greenford, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom.
MINGAY Alfred [Charles James]


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Sergeant T/56328, Royal Army Service Corps. Died on service in Middle East (Egypt) 24 December 1940. Age 27. Born and enlisted Cambridgeshire. Son of Lance Corporal Ben Mingay, The Suffolk Regtiment (killed in action in France, 24th October, 1918), and of Margaret Mingay, of Little Abington, Cambridgeshire. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section N. Grave 83.

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