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World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards

This memorial is in the St Peter and Paul Churchyard, Church Street, Little Gransden and takes the form of a Celtic circular cross, with knotwork, set on a tapering shaft, plinth, and square base. The dedication amd names are on the 6 o'clock face of the plinth. There are five names listed for World War 1 and tow for World War 2.

Remember before God
our men who have laid down their lives
for their country in the
Great War
1914 1918.

John William
Pte. 8th Bt. Suffolk Reg., died of wounds 20/7/1916, age 21. Son of John and Sarah Ann Searle, of Little-Gransden, Sandy, Beds. Born Little Gransden, enlisted Cambridge. Buried: LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France.
Pte. 326884, 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg. died of wounds 17/10/1918 age 33. Brother of David Huckle, of 264, Harrowden Lane, Cardington, Bedford. Born Little Gransden, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Frederick & Sarah Huckle. Formerly 4700, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried: HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.
William ( R )
Pte. 40264, 2nd Bt. Lincolnshire Reg., killed in action 22/3/1918, age 20, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Giddings, of Little Gransden, Sandy, Beds. Resident Great Gransden, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3967, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried: FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France.
Private 203930 1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 26th October 1917. Resident Little Gransden, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3434, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 48 to 50 and 162A
Lance Corporal 3/5198 1st Bn., Hampshire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Born Baldock, Herts, enlisted Southampton, resident Little Gransden. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B
1939 - 1945
Thomas Gaufrey Wearmouth [Godfrey]
Fl. Lt., 37 Sqdn. R.A.F., died 20/12/1939, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Son of John Stanley and Norah Appleby.
Sgt. 61 Sqdn. R.A.F.V.R., died 2/1/1944, age 21, buried: BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Son of William James Lunniss and Alice Maud Lunniss, of Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire.

Last upated 18 February, 2022

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