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The memorial is inside All Saints Parish Church.

1914 - 1918"


Canadians. Probably Arthur [Edward] AUSTIN Pte. 2nd Bt. Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Reg.), d 25/4/1917, age 17, buried: BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY, THELUS Pas de Calais, France. Son of Mrs. Rose Austin, of 93, Manitoba St., St. Thomas, Ontario. Born Trumpington, Cambs.

Richard Arthur CARTER

Private, 59326, 6th Bn., 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. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.


Private, 954, 1st/5th Bn., 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.

Walter Ernest DARLEY

Private, 18418, 1st Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died of wounds on Sunday, 3rd October 1915. Born Little Shelford, enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38

Frederick William DIVER

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). Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21


Private, 27074, 2nd Bn., 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.


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. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 18.

William A HARVEY

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.

Ernest Edward MEADOWS

Suffolk Hussars. Lance Corporal 202229 4th Bn., 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.

Frederick PEARL

Private, 14023, 11th Bn., 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. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3.

Sidney Charles PEARL

Private, 33401, 2nd Bn., Yorkshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 8th May 1918. Born and resident Little Shelford, enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 to 54 and 162A

William Frederick TAYLOR

Lance Corporal, 10890, 1st Bn., 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. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12


Lance Corporal, 10501, "B" Coy. 7th Bn., 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.


Dora Ellen BAILEY


Victor George FROSTE

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. Commemorated on Bayeux Memorial. Panel 10, Column 3. See also Sawston Village College memorial.

Mostyn William OLIVER

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. Commemorated on Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede, Surrey. Panel 208.

Percy John NEAVES

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. Commemorated on the Singapore War Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

Derek Arthur POOLEY

Guardsman, 2723861, 3rd Bn., 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:

Eric Edward TABNER

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).

26 May 2003
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