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LITTLE SHELFORD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson

Inside the Congregational Church.

WAR MEMORIAL.

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.

ANDREWS

John

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. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 116.

AUSTIN

Arthur

Canadians possibly Arthur Edward AUSTIN, Private 189460, No. 1 Company, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Died 25th April 1917. Aged 19 (17 on CWGC). Born Trumpington, Cambs, 7th February 1897. Employed in farming. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. Rose Austin, of 93, Manitoba St., St. Thomas, Ontario. Enlisted and passed fit 8th November 1915 at St Thomas, Canada, aged 18 years 9 months; height 5 feet 4½ inches, girth 33 inches, complexion fair, eyes hazel, hair brown; relgion Church of England. Buried in Bois-Carre british Cemetery, Thelus, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Garve 3.
CARTER

Richard Arthur

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.

CRACKNELL

Charles T

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. Plot XV. Row A. Grave 4.
DARLEY

Walter Ernest

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

DRIVER

Frederick

Cambs. Regt. No further information currently.
GODFREY

Jess or Jesse

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.

GOODWIN

John

Royal Navy probably JOHN GOODWIN, Stoker 1st Class, K/24687, H.M.S. "Black Prince.", Royal Navy who died on Wednesday, 31st May 1916. 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 All Saints.
MEADOWS

Ernest Edward

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.
PEARL

Frederick

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.

PEARL

Sidney Charles

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

TAYLOR

William Frederick

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

THEIR NAME LIVETH EVERMORE

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