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LITTLE SHELFORD ALL SAINTS CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson

The memorial is inside All Saints Parish Church.

"TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE
WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918"

AUSTIN Arthur [Edward]
Private 189460, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Died 25 April 1917. Aged 17 [does not match with birth date]. Born 7 February 1897. Son of Mrs. Rose Austin, of 93, Manitoba St., St. Thomas, Ontario. Born Trumpington, Cambs. Resident 76 Fingal, Ontario, Canada. Next of kin Mrs A E Austiin. Farmer by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted 8 November 1915 at St Thomas, Onatario, aged 18 years 9 months. Height 5 feet 4½ inches, girth 33 inches, complexion fair, eyes hazel, hair brown, religious denomination Church of England. He was baptised ast Little Shelford 11 March 1900, son of Marianne Rose and Arthur Edward 9a coachman) Austin of Trumpington. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, son of Arthur E and May R Austin, born Trumpington, resident Clay Farm Cottages, Mill Road, Trumpington. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, son of Arthur Edward and Mary Ann Rose Austin, at school, born Trumpington, resident 6 Spring Field Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY, THELUS Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 3. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 308 - 21
CARTER Richard Arthur
Private, 59326, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 29th September 1918. Age 19. Born Little Shelford, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Carter, of The Terrace, Little Shelford. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.
CRACKNELL Charles T

Private, 954, 1st/5th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders who was killed in action on Sunday, 30th July 1916. Age 21. Enlisted London. Son of Thomas and Sarah A. Cracknell, of 7, Mount View, Little Shelford. Born at South Woodford, Essex. Buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France. Grave XV. A. 4.

DARLEY Walter Ernest
Private, 18418, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Sunday, 3rd October 1915. Born Little Shelford, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38
DIVER Frederick William

Private, 36551, aged 30, 6th Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 19th.October 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Frederick William Diver of Redbourne, Herts. Husband of Martha Diver of Pound Green, Guilden Morden. Born in Haddenham and enlisted in Cambridge. Resident of Little Shelford. Formerly Cambridge Reg. (4553). No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

GODFREY Jess[e]
Private, 27074, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 22nd September 1916. Age 40. Born Shelford, enlisted Harwich. Husband of Eliza Godfrey, of 46A, Kettering St., Streatham, London. Native of Shelford, Cambs. Buried in Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. O. 29.
GOODWIN John

Stoker 1st Class, K/24687, H.M.S. "Black Prince.", Royal Navy [confirmed by Petty Sessional Division of Cambridge, Roll of Service, July 1915] who died on Wednesday, 31st May 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 18.

HARVEY William A

Pte. 4th Bt. Royal Fusiliers, d 28/10/1917, age 37, buried: LITTLE SHELFORD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire. Son of Arthur and Alice Harvey; husband of Mrs. Violet Gee (formerly Harvey), of 39, New Rd., Sawston, Cambs. See also Lt Shelford Congregational.

MEADOWS Ernest Edward

Suffolk Hussars. Lance Corporal 202229 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 23rd April 1917. Age 25. Born and enlisted Little Shelford. Son of William and Sarah Jane Meadows, of Rectory Farm, Little Shelford. Formerly 3207, Suffolk Yeomanry. Buried in WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VII. C. 38. See also Great Shelford St. Mary.

PEARL Frederick
Private, 14023, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 9th April 1918. Born Little Shelford, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Lily Sophia Scrivener (formerly Pearl), of The Wash, Hundon, Clare, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3.
PEARL Sidney Charles
Private, 33401, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 8th May 1918. Born and resident Little Shelford, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 to 54 and 162A
TAYLOR William Frederick

Lance Corporal, 10890, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) who was killed in action on Sunday, 2nd May 1915. Age 19. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Smith and Sarah Taylor, of Hauxton Rd., Little Shelford. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12

ANDREWS John
Lance Corporal, 10501, "B" Coy. 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment who died at home on Saturday, 17th October 1914. Age 22. Born Little Shelford, enlisted Bristol. Son of Harry and Janet Andrews, of Little Shelford. Buried in Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire. Grave C. 116.

1939-1945

BAILEY Dora Ellen

Naafi. Died 1942, buried 1 October 1942 at Little Shelford. Aged 25. Birth registered in the Linton Registration District in the March to June Quarter 1917, mother's maiden name Barham.

FROSTE Victor George
Trooper 14405448 141st Regt. (7th Buffs), R.A.C. who died on Monday, 14th August 1944. Age 19. Son of Frederick George and Hilda Mary Froste, of Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on Bayeux Memorial. Panel 10, Column 3. See also Sawston Village College memorial.
OLIVER Mostyn William

Flying Officer, 151326, 138 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Thursday, 9th November 1944. Age 21. Son of Mrs. D. A. Oliver, of Whittlesford. No known grave. Commemorated on Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede, Surrey. Panel 208.

NEAVES Percy John

Private, 7372907, 198 Field Amb, Royal Army Medical Corps who died on Friday, 5th March 1943. Age 26. Son of Charles and Kathleen Neaves; husband of Ethel Neaves, of Little Shelford. No known grave. Commemorated on the Singapore War Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

POOLEY Derek Arthur

Guardsman, 2723861, 3rd Battalion, Irish Guards who died on Friday, 18th May 1945. Age 22. Son of Arthur William and Cecilia Mary Pooley, of Little Shelford. Buried in All Saints Churchyard, Little Shelford.

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

TABNER Eric Edward

Sgt. 115 Sqdn., R.A.F.V.R., d 12/5/1944, age 20, buried: WILSELE CHURCHYARD, Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Son of Albert Edward Tabner and of Sarah Ellen Tabner (nee Sheward).

Last updated 2 May, 2016

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