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Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion

MARCH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 and other conflicts - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Fiona Davis & Cliff Brown
additional RFC/RNAS/RAF information David Manning
Cemetery photographs copyright ©
Chris Harley 2006-2008

The memorial is a Traffic Island in Broad St., March. It has a square base upon which is a rough hewn plinth and obelisk. On the front face of the memorial is fixed a figure of a helmeted soldier standing in mourning pose, rifle facing down. The dedication is inscribed below the soldier’s feet with the names of the dead inscribed on the sides of the plinth. The whole memorial is surrounded by stone posts and chain links which in turn stand on a large stepped base which form a traffic island. There are 228 names listed for World War 1 and 103 for World War 2. The memorial was first unveiled by Captain Colin Reith Coote 19 June 1921. The memorial cost £900 which was found by public subscription, the sculptor was Mr. William G Storr Barber. On 5 November 2009 two new tablets were added to the original memorial that includes 19 WW1 men that had been omitted. The work was carried out by Fairhaven and Woods Ltd at a cost of £1,457.

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Photograph Copyright © Cliff Brown - 2000

The memorial has a statue of a WWI Soldier leaning on his rifle, which is in front of him. The inscription reads:

This monument is erected in grateful memory of those men of March who, at the call of King and country, left all that was dear to them. They made the supreme sacrifice that others might live in freedom. Let those that come after see to it that they are not forgotten.

 

1914-18

ABBISS

Frederick Thomas Lee
Lt, 76th Army Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. died of wounds 27-10-17. Son of Frederick G & Helen Abyss, 42 Elwyn Road. Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France. (Brother of below). See also Elstow, Bedford County School

ABBISS

John Lee
Lt, East Surrey Rgt, attached 7th Armoured Motor Battery, Machine Gun Corps. Died 25-7-18 (Baghdad). Son of Frederick G & Helen Abbiss, 42 Elwyn Road. Baghdad (North Gate) Cemetery, Iraq. (Brother of above). See also Elstow, Bedford County School

ADKINSON

Edward Kiddle
245168 Air Mechanic 2nd Class, Royal Air Force. Killed in action 31-7-18 (Coastal Airship C25 shot down by German submarine off Aberdeen). Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hants. In actual fact the fate of C25 was not conclusively proved to be destruction by a U-boat, this was one possibility, another was a flying accident. The other crew members were also lost, namely Captian Harry Robert Hopperton (pilot - aged 27), Corporal Louis Gray faiers (207889) and AM 1 Arthur Charles Groves (205781).

ALLEN

Arthur William
2188 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Rgt (D company, 13 platoon). killed in action 4-6-15, age 23. Son of Mrs R Holland, of Gedney Hill, Lincs. Worked March. Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

ANDERSON

G William
3/9319, Pte, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 16-12-14, age 29. Son of Mrs Habbin, The Ship Inn, Nene Parade. Wife lived West End. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

ANDREWS

Horace Frederick
C/1770 L/Cpl, 19th King's Royal Rifle Corps. killed in action 20-5-17, age 21. Son of Horace & Elizabeth Andrews, 40 New Park. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

ASPINALL

Herbert
52181 Rfn, 2/8th (Leeds Rifles) West Yorkshire Regiment. killed in action 23-7-18, age 19. From Wisbech, worked March. Son of Mrs Britliff, Daintree Farm, March. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, Aisne.

ASPLAND

Reginald William
36688 Cpl, 134th Bty, 32nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. killed in action 9-10-17, age 27. Son of Mr & Mrs G Aspland, Creek Road. Cement House Cemetery, Langemarck, Belgium.

ATKINS

William Frank D
1871 Cpl, DCompany, 16 platoon, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 29-7-15, shot by sniper, age 21. From Wisbech Road, March. Son of George & Frances Atkins, Living Chiswick, London. Lived with grandparents, Mr & Mrs R Stanton, Wisbech Rd, March. Brewery Orchard Cemetery, France.

AVELING

Charles Evelyn
3432 Cpl, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 13-11-16, age 39. Youngest son of James T Aveling JP, March, widower, Red Bridge, Estover, March. Husband of Emily Mary Aveling, 34 Burrowmoor Rd, March. Farmer at Stonea, member of Wimblington Parish Council. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

BAND

Reginald Frederick Gifford
2nd Lt, 7 Squadron, Royal Air Force. killed in action 18-9-18 (aeroplane shot died of woundsn). Son of Fred & Christina Band, 204 Station Road. Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. Educated March North District School and gained scholarship to March Grammar School in 1910. Entered Civil Service in October 1917. Entered Cadet School of RFC 28-11-17. Commissioned and sent to France in July 1918 as an observer. He was killed in a flying accident while serving as an observer with 7 Sqn., the pilot was Lieut. Ernest Owen Lord of Hendon, Middlesex, aged 24, who was also killed.

BARNES

George William
48825 Pte, 26th (Bankers) Btn Royal Fusiliers. died of wounds 29-9-17. Lived Stonea. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium.

BARTON

Charles S
29373 Spr, 'O' Cable Section, Royal Engineers. Gassed 13-7-17, died of wounds 15-7-17 at 47th CCS, age 20. Eldest son of Samuel & Ellen Barton, 58 Norwoodside. Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.

BATES

Arthur
25338 Pte, 12th (Bermondsey) East Surrey Regiment. died of wounds 7-8-17, age 28. Husband of D Bates, 8 Scargill's Yard, High St. Formerly 26116 Middlesex Regiment. Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France.

BEEBY

John Herbert
S/256113 Pte, 'E' Supply Coy, Royal Army Service Corps. Died pneumonia 27-12-18 (Salonika), age 29. Son of the late Mr John Thomas Beeby. Native of March, married and living in Spalding, Lincs. Nephew of Mrs Beeby, 48 High St, March. Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

BEHAGG

John Frederick
127707 Spr, Lines of Communication Signal Coy, Royal Engineers. Died 9-12-18, age 35. Son of Frederick & Mary Behagg, 34 The Avenue, March. Dar-es-Salaam (Upanga Road) Cemetery, Tanzania.

BENYON, MM

John
3372 Cpl, 47th Btn Australian Imperial Force. Died of wounds 2-9-16, 44th CCS, age 20. Son of James Benyon, Gaul Road, March. Australian War Memorial says Son of Theodore James & Charlotte Emma Benyon, of Farm 807, Yenda, New South Wales. Native of Cullingworth, England. Awarded Military Medal (LG 9-12-16) serving with 12th Field Ambulance. Puchevillers British Cemetery. Enlisted Sydney, New South Wales, 8-3-1915.

BERRIDGE

George Thomas
43913 Pte, 9th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 3-7-17, age 25. Tailor. Husband of Ethel, 60 New Park, March. Second son of Charles & Esther Berridge, of Huntingdon. Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, Pas de Calais.

BETTS, MC, DCM & Bar

Harry
Photograph Copyright © Chris Harley 2008
325753 CSM, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 22-8-18, age 22. Son of Mr & Mrs James Betts, Twenty Foot Sidings. Awarded Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal & Bar. Beacon Cem, Sailly-Laurette. See also Coldham Memorial and Guyhirn and Ringsend Memorial

BOND

Harold
325499 Cpl, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 14-10-16, age 22. Son of Mr H Bond, Broad Street. Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France. (Brother of below).

BOND

Walter
19789, Sgt (Observer), 55th Squadron Royal Flying Corps. killed in action 10-5-17. Son of Mr H Bond, Broad Street. St Souplet British Cemetery. (Brother of above). Killed in action 10/5/1917 serving as an observer with 55 Sqn., Fienvillers, flying in a DH.4, with pilot 2/Lt. Trevor Webb (ex-3/20 Battalion, London Regt.), from Catford, South London, aged 24, who was also killed. The aircraft, on a photographic reconnaissance to Caudry-Neuvilly, broke up after a direct hit by an anti-aircraft shell over Le Cateau. Bond had previously been involved in a crash-landing near Buie on 23/4/1917, flying a 55 Sqn. Dh.4, with pilot 2/Lt. Webb, on a bombing raid to an ammunition dump north-east of Etreux, when the formation was attacked by seven enemy fighters on the return journey; their aircraft was shot up and it engine damaged, both were uninjured.

BOSSINGHAM

John Henry
9767 Pte, 1/5th Suffolk Regiment. Wounded 15-12-17, died of wounds 17-12-17, age 19. Son of T H & M E Bossingham, 100 Creek Rd. Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel.

BOWD

Roland
R1805 Pte, Anson Btn, Royal Naval Division. killed in action 21-8-18, age 32. Farmed with brother as B & R Bowd, Bottom Hakes. Next of kin, Benjamin Bowd, brother. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France.

BOWERS

Emanuel
326851 Pte 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 28-4-18, age 25. 6 West End, March. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

BOYCE

Albert
4128 Pte, 4th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-4-16. Husband of M Stearne (formerly Boyce) 49 North Street. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

BRADSHAW

John William
43936 Pte, 12th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 16-10-18, age 27. Husband of Emily, High Street. Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium.

BRADSHAW

Thomas
J/29146 Boy 1st Class, HMS Clan McNaughton, 3-2-15, age 16. The armed merchant cruiser sank in gales off Northern Ireland. Son of John & Sarah Bradshaw, Crown Inn, Nene Parade. Chatham Memorial, Kent.

BRIDGSTOCK

Abner
213017, Pte, 19th Btn Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Rgt). killed in action 15-9-16, age 33. Son of William & Mary Ann Bridgstock, 98 Creek Road. Went to Essex, Ontario, Canada in 1911. Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. (Brother of below).

BRIDGSTOCK

Ralph
SD/5640 Pte, 7th Battalion Royal Sussex Rgt, attached machine gun company, killed in action 4th May 1917, age 21. Sixth son of William & Mary Ann Bridgstock, 98 Creek Road. Born and enlisted March, Cambs. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. (Brother of above).

BRIGHTLEY

Arthur
202991 Pte, 4th Yorkshire Regiment. killed in action 23-4-17. Son of Mr & Mrs James Brightley, 36 Gas Road. Formerly 4211 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

BRITTAIN

Charles Alfred
325510 L/Cpl, DCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 14-10-16, age 21. Son of Mrs S A Brittain, 102 West End. Connaught Cemetery, Somme, France.

BROWN

Fred
39165 Pte, 9th Norfolk Regiment. died of wounds 21-10-18, age 24. Son of Matthew & Mary Brown, The Wheel Inn, Station Rd. Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, Nord, France.

BUNN

George William
1645, Pte, 3rd Rgt, South African Infantry. Wounded and missing 16-7-16, died 1-8-16, age 32. Only son of Police Superintendent John Bunn, 39 North Street. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Apprenticed to Chatteris Engineering Works and went with machinery from the factory to work for the owners of the New Premier Mine in South Africa. In South Africa 11 years when war declared and enlisted in army.

BURROWS

Frederick
20297 Pte, 4th Yorkshire Regiment. Missing, died 27-9-16. Formerly Cambridgeshire Regiment. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

BUZZARD

William
Pte, Suffolk Regiment. Died 9-11-16 (gas poisoning at 15 Anerley Grove, London), age 36. Eldest son of Thomas & Fanny Buzzard, Elwyn Road. Buried Elmers End, Crystal Palace.

CHAPMAN

Herbert
16291 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16, age 22. Eldest son of John W & E M Chapman, 25 Mill Lane. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

CHURCH

Joseph
24043 Pte, 8th Norfolk Regiment. killed in action 19-7-16, age 25. Son of Mr & Mrs George Church, Norwoodside. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

CLARKE

Albert Edward Ernest Victor
[Also spelt CLARK] 20529 Pte, 1/5th Notts and Derby Rgt/Sherwood Foresters, (lewis gun section). killed in action 31-1-17, age 23, Souastre. Only son of Henry & Alice Clarke, 92 Creek Road. Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

COLLS

George J
C/1499 Rfn, 11th King's Royal Rifle Corps. killed in action 17-9-16, age 20. Only son of George & Elizabeth Colls, The Prince of Wales Inn, Station Road.

COUSINS

Horace
16274 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16, age 18. Son of James & Naomi Cousins, of 11 Burrowmoor Road. Gordon Dump Cemetery, Somme, France.

COWLING

John Herbert
17975 Gnr, 177th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. killed in action 9-5-18, age 33. Husband of Mrs Cowling, 17 Jobs Lane. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium. Reservist, called up at outbreak of war and sent to France in December 1916.

COX

Thomas
291761 A/Cpl, 2nd Devonshire Rgt, killed in action 31-5-18, age 23. Son of John & Fanny Cox. Jonchery-Sur-Vesle British Cemetery, Marne, France.

COX

William
6747 Pte, 1st Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 5-5-15, age 29. Reservist. Son of Adam & M Cox, Mill Yard. Husband of Elizabeth Cox, The Grange Dairy Cottage, Harpole, Northampton. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

COX

William
54010 Pte, 74th Btn Machine Gun Corps. w 2-9-18, died of wounds 6-9-18, age 21. Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'-Abbe, Somme, France.

CROFTON

H M N
Paymaster Sub-Lt, HMS Curacoa (the Shotley training establishment). Died 29-11-18, bronchial pneumonia, Shotley. Shotley (St Mary) Churchyard, Suffolk.

CROFTS

Albert
235557 Cpl, 7th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, attd 7th Rife Brigade. killed in action 4-4-18, age 25. Son of John & Jane Crofts, 149 Norwood Road. Formerly 2473 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

CROSS

George
36380 Sgt, 6th Leicester Regiment. killed in action 22-3-18, age 21. Third son of Mr & Mrs G Cross, Gas Road. Wife lived Nocton, Leics. Formerly 23304 Lincolnshire Regiment.

CUNDELL

Charles Abraham
G/94019 Pte, 13th Middlesex Regiment. died of wounds 7-4-18 (26th General Hospital, Etaples), age 25. Son of Abraham & Elizabeth Cundell, 4 The Avenue. Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Photograph Copyright © Barry Cundell 2010

CURRY

Charles
J20225(po) AB, Royal Navy, HMS Queen Mary (battle cruiser). killed in action 31-5-16 (Jutland), age 20. Lived Queen Street. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

DAISLEY

Fred
12594 L/Cpl, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 20-7-16, age 23. Son of John & Emma Daisley, 34 West End. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery,Longueval, Somme, France.

DAY

Albert George
48149 Pte, 12th East Surreys. killed in action 22-10-18, age 19. Son of Mrs E Day, Silt Road, Badgeney. Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Belgium.

DICKER

Herbert
235124 Pte, 2nd South Lancashire Regiment. killed in action 19-7-17, age 35. Son of Benjamin & Harriett Dicker, Gas Works. Formerly 2193 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

DIGGINS

Harry
13228 L/Cpl, 9th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 13-9-16. Husband of Mrs Diggins, 19 George Street. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

DORMAN

Claud
41924 Pte, 7th Leicester Regiment. PoW, missing 27-5-18, died 26-10-18 , age 19. Son of John F Dorman, 34 Norwoodside. Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany. Youngest son of Mr J F Dorman. Bursar at March Grammar School before enlisted in June 1917, aged 18. Went to France on Easter Monday 1918.

DOUBLEDAY

Alfred Charles
Private 41321 13th Bn., Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 19th April 1917. Age 23. Son of the late Alfred Doubleday and his wife Mrs G D Payne (formerly Doubleday), of South View, Deerfield Road, March. Born and resident Outwell, Cambs, enlisted Norwich. Formerly 5712, Norfolk Regiment. (Brother of below). Buried in Orchard Dump Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. See also Outwell.

DOUBLEDAY

Percy Sidney
Private 44459 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 17th September 1918. Age 19. Son of the late Alfred Doubleday, and his wife Mrs G D Payne (formerly Doubleday), South View, Deerfield Road. Born Upwell, cambs, enlisted Melton Mowbray, resident Frisby, Leics. Formerly 38451 Leicester Regiment. (Brother of above). Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. See also Outwell.

EGGITT

George
42347 Rfn, 12th (Central Antrim) Royal Irish Rifles. died of wounds 19-8-17. Brother of Mrs Stratton, George St. Formerly 5/1855 Rifle Brigade. Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Vlamertinghe, Belgium.

EMERY

Frank
271680 Pte, 1/1st Hertfordshire Regiment. killed in action 19-4-18, age 25. Husband of Mrs Emery, 54 Wisbech Road. Voormezeele Enclosure No 3, Belgium.

EMERY

Thomas
3576, Pte, 3/1st Cambridgeshire Rgt. Farm labourer, enlisted 19-4-15, age 19. Service of 177 days to 12-10-16, then discharged due to tuberculosis. Next of kin, Robert Yarding, grandfather, 32 City Rd.

ENGLISH

Herbert A
325294 Sgt, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. died of wounds 6-8-17 (wounded 1-8-17). Youngest son of Mr & Mrs English, 69 Norwood Rd, March. Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.

FEARY

George
12552 Pte, 7th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 3-7-16, age 26. Son of William & Hannah Feary, West Fen. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

FINCHAM

Albert Edward
701096 Pte, 46th (South Saskatchewan) Btn Canadians. 3-1-17, age 33. Son of Grimmer & Rebecca Fincham, 133 West End. Living Canada. Buried in Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-au-Bois. (Brother of below). National Archives of Canada Reference: RG 150, Box 3083 - 33. Born 26th October 1883. Living at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. Born Healey (ELY), Cambs. Next of kin, Mrs. E. Fincham of Moose Jaw, wife. Profession teamster. Previously served 4th Volunteer Battalkion, Bedfordshire Regiment for 4 years. Enlisted 13th November 1915 at Moose Jaw, aged 32 years 1 month. Height 5 feet 3 inches, girth 35 inches, complexion fair, eyes blue, hair light brown, religion Church of England.

FINCHAM

John William
20755 L/Cpl, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16 age 36. Son of Grimmer & Rebecca Fincham, 133 West End. Husband of Alice Sarah Fincham, of Tydd St Giles. Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France. (Brother of above). His wife is buried in Tydd churchyard, along with 2 of his daughters. See also Tydd St Giles and Coldham.

  Photograph Copyright © Stuart Bingham 2002

 

FLAGG

Samuel
16277 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 28-4-17, age 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Flagg, 115 Creek Road. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

FORD, MC

Frank W
Captain, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 26-9-17, age 24. Won Military Cross 31-7-17. Only son the Rev J T Ford, head of Grammar School and curate of St John's Church, March, later rector of Rede, Suffolk, & Mrs G Lucy Ford. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

FOUNTAIN

Ben
T/2604 Pte, 16th (Public Schools) Middlesex Regiment. killed in action 31-5-17. Youngest son of James & Harriett Fountain, Westry Villa. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. (Brother of below).

FOUNTAIN

Charles
18112 Pte, 8th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 27-11-15, age 36. Son of James & Harriett Fountain, Westry Villa. Married & living at Westhorpe, Stowmarket. Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. (Brother of above).

FOUNTAIN

John William
23307, Pte, No 2 Supernumerary Coy, Cambridgeshire Rgt. Service from 14-1-15 until discharged as no longer fit for war service on 15-3-16. Died 26-11-17, age 30. Husband of Gladys Fountain, 5 Elwyn Rd. Buried Station Road Cemetery, March. Cause of death acute vascular heart disease. At the time of his death he was a Railway Labourer (Army Pensioner) aged 30 years.

FRANKLIN

Harry
CSM, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 28-3-19, age 36. Husband of Mary Jane Franklin, 18 The Avenue. March (St Wendreda's) New Burial Ground, March.

GALL

Harry Edward
1878 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 4-9-16, age 21. Son of Mrs Emma Ashton, of Panswell Lane, Barton Rd, Wisbech. Lived March. Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France.

GAMBLIN

Arthur
67006 Pte, BCompany, 1st Notts and Derby Regiment. killed in action 6-6-18, age 26, Bois de Courton. Son of Harry & Mary Gamblin, 10 The Causeway. Marfaux British Cemetery, Marne, France.

GARNER

John
16844 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 19-4-18, age 29. Son of Mrs Ann Barley, 12 Lamb's Yard. Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.

GATESON

Percy
325512 Pte 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died home 5-2-17, age 20. Son of Horace & Harriet Gateson, 124 High Street. March Cemetery, Station Road.

GEAGEN

George H
1681L/Cpl, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 14-10-16, age 19. Youngest son of Mr & Mrs W Geagen, Mill Hill Rd, Norwoodside, March. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GIDDINGS

Edward
15704 L/Cpl, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16. Son of Mrs E Giddings, 60 Wisbech Road. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GILL, MM

Sid
325513 Cpl, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 26-9-17, age 24. Only son of Mr & Mrs Hubert Gill, 19 Elwyn Rd, March. Awarded Military Medal, 14/15-5-17, raid on Canadian Trench. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

GRAINGER

John George
[Also spelt GRANGER] 106170 Pte, 1/5th Notts and Derby Rgt/Sherwood Foresters. died of wounds 9-10-18, 2nd General Hospital, Le Harve, age 19. Son of George Grainger, 8 George Street. Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Harve, France.

GREEN

George
18088 Pte, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. died of wounds home 25-9-18, age 45. March Cemetery, Station Rd, March.

GREENWOOD

Reginald
5881 Sgt, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 18-8-16, age 21. Son of R S & M A Greenwood. Stags Holt. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GOOCH

George
9437 Pte, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. killed in action 11-8-14, age 21. Son of Mrs G Gooch, 5 Church Street. La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, France.

GOODWIN

John
17692 Pte, 7th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 3-6-16, age 30. Son of Mrs Sarah Goodwin, 18 Rookswood Road. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GUTTERIDGE

Harry
326880 Pte, DCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 31-7-17, age 25. Eldest son of William & Rachel Gutteridge, 107 Norwood Rd, March. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

HALL

Harry
36574 Cpl, 6th Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales) killed in action 4-5-1917, age 23. Youngest son of Mr & Mrs Hall, North Street. Born Peterborough, enlisted March, Cambs. Formerly 4625 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

HALL

John
36578 Pte, 1st Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales) died of wounds 7-3-1918, age 23. Lived Staffwith's Bridge. Born and enlisted March, Cambridgeshire. Formerly 4627, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France.

HALLS

Frederick Percy William
2521 Spr, 1/1st West Riding Field Company Royal Engineers. Wounded 1-7-16, died of wounds 11-7-16, age 34. Son of John & Annie Halls, Rosedene, Station Road. Husband of Violet, 7 Avondale Rd, Masborough, Yorks. Former GER worker, then Great Central Railway. Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1, Somme, France.

HARLEY

Harry
201333 Pte, 1/4th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 29-8-16, age 20. Son of Mrs Harley, 5 Burrowmoor Road. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France. Brother of below.

HARLEY, MM

Richard
14433 Sgt, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 9-4-17, age 26. Husband of Amelia Harley, 6 West End. Sixth son of Mrs Harley, Chapel View, Burrowmoor Road. Bailleul Road East Cemetery. Awarded Military Medal, 1-7-16. Brother of above.

HARWIN

Ralph Stanley
28185 Pte, 12th (3rd Hull) East Yorkshire Regiment. 13-11-16, age 24. Son of George & Emma Harwin, Scargells Yard, High Street. Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France.

HAYLOCK

Arthur
193988 Gnr, C battery, 320th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 14-2-18, Thorpe hospital, Norwich, age 37. Stationed at Aylesham. Youngest son of Mr & Mrs E C Haylock, 9 High Street. March Cemetery, Station Road.

HAYLOCK

Thomas
36328 Pte, 7th Royal Fusiliers. killed in action 23-4-17, age 22. Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Haylock, 7 George Street. Husband of Mildred Jane Haylock, 14 George St. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

HIBBERD

Reginald
17494 Sgt, 8th Coy Machine Gun Corps. killed in action 30-12-16, age 20. Younger son of Mr & Mrs F Hibberd, 6 North Street. Formerly 13109 2nd Suffolk Regiment. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

HICKS

James Frederick
2794 Pte, DCompany, 14 platoon, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 7-7-15, age 17. Son of Frederick & Louisa Hicks, 23 Peas Hill, March. Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

HODSON

Fred Finch
1887 Pte, DCompany, 13 platoon, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 30-8-16, age 21. Son of Fred & Esther Hodson, Hundred Drove, March. Hamel Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Special Memorial.

HOPKIN, MM

Oliver
L/Cpl 16336, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Rgt, 9-4-17, age 20. Son of H & A M Hopkin, New Road, Impington, Cambs. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

HOWARD, DCM

Herbert Quy
2nd Lt, 2/2nd Londons (Royal Fusiliers). killed in action 8-8-18, age 21. Son of Herbert E & Harriet S Howard, 6 Queen Street. Awarded DCM 13-11-16 when a private serving with 1/1st Cambs Regiment. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

HUDSON

George Robert
SD/3906 Pte, 11th Battalion (1st South Downs) Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 3rd September 1916, age 20. Son of Mrs Francis M Hudson, 13 Queens Road. Formerly 98306 Royal Garrison Artillery. Born and enlisted March, Cambs. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

HUDSON

Harry [Harvey] Henry
Private 44675 9th Battalion., Essex Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 22nd August 1918. Age 46. Born, enlisted and resident March. Son of William and Ann Jane Hudson, late of 55, Torfrida House, Norwood Rd., March, Cambs. Served on the North West Frontier. Buried in Meaulte Military Cemetery, Somme, France.

HUDSON

John William
13431 L/Cpl, 2nd Northants died of wounds 10-7-16, age 24. Son of Henry & Isabella Hudson, Peterborough. Abbeville Communal Cemetery, France.

HURST

George
20517 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16. Second son of Edward Hurst, Norwood Road. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

JOHNSON

Charles George
3/9022 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 22-1-16, age 21. Son of Joseph & Mary Johnson. Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium. Also listed Upwell.

KEY

Frederick
13611 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-5-17, age 32. Son of George & Jane Key. Husband of Emma Jane Key, 40 The Causeway. Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France.

LAMB

Hubert Charles
G/18045 L/Cpl, 7th East Kent Regiment. died of wounds 3-10-17, age 27. Husband of M C Lamb, 119 Creek Rd. Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.

LEE

Reginald Edward
41861 Pte 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. Died disease 23-11-18 at 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereaux, age 32. Husband of Martha Maria Lee, 8 Silver Street, Norwoodside. Terlincthun British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

LEFEVRE

Ernest
7129 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 26-8-14, age 24. Son of Mr & Mrs W Lefevre, 37 New Park. Reservist. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. (Brother of below).

LEFEVRE

William
7200 L/Cpl, 1st Dorset Regiment. killed in action 13-10-14, age 27. Reservist Son of William & Elizabeth Lefevre, 37 New Park. Le Touret Memorial, France. (Brother of above).

LEWIN

Percy William
84248 Spr, 203rd (Cambs) Field Company Royal Engineers. killed in action 7-6-18, age 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Lewin, County Hall, County Road. Varennes Military Cemetery, France.

LONG

John
197685 Spr, Railway Operating Dept, Royal Engineers. killed in action 30-5-18. Son of Mrs E Long, City Road. Formerly 14664 Suffolk Regiment. Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France.

LOVE

Thomas Henry
129215 Gnr, 'V' 17th HTMB, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 8-12-16, age 29. Son of Benjamin & Esther Love, The Causeway. Postman. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

LOVEJOY

Sidney Arthur
27616 Pte, 13th Hussars. Drowned at sea (HT Cameronia) 15-4-17, age 29. Son of John Lovejoy. Husband of Mary Lovejoy, of 22 Wisbech Rd, March. Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt.

MARKWELL

Charles Gerald
Wireless Operator, SS Borg, Mercantile Marine. killed in action 10-6-18, age 18, ship torpedoed. Son of Charles & Clara Markwell, 41 High Street. Tower Hill Memorial, London.

MARRIOTT

Frank
G/69626 Pte, 17th (Empire) Btn Royal Fusiliers. died of wounds 13-2-18 (48th CCS), age 19. Youngest son of Isaac & Sarah Ann Marriott, 55 New Park. Formerly 18520 29th Training Reserve Btn. Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Somme, France.

MARSHALL

George Frederick
2523 Cpl, D Company, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 3-8-16, age 25. Son of Martha Ann Marshall, The Golden Lion Hotel, 27 High Street. Known as Freddie. Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France.

MARSHALL

Harry
14622 Pte, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. killed in action 22-3-18. Second son of Mrs Stacey, Upwell Road. Groom to Dr Black, of Manea. Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. (Also Manea).

MARTIN

Ernest John
G/61631 Pte 24th (2nd Sportsmen's) Royal Fusiliers. killed in action 10-7-17, age 22. Formerly 10322 East Kent Regiment. Son of J & Ellen Martin, Coates. Cambrin Military Cemetery, France.

MASON

Edward
G/23665 Pt,e 7th Queen's Royal West Surrey. died of wounds 12-8-18, age 33. Only son of Mrs Mason, 46 St Peter's Road. Formerly 21776 Royal Sussex Regiment. Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France.

MILES

Thomas Alfred
16975 Pte, X Corps Army Cyclist Corps. died of wounds 12-6-17, age 24. Son of William & Amy Miles, Ebor Cottage, Paddock, Anlaby Park, Hull. Formerly 1126 East Yorkshire Regiment. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium.

MITCHELL

Herbert Walter
42650 Pte, 1/6th South Staffordshire Regiment. killed in action 13-10-18, age 27. Son of Thomas & Rebecca Mitchell, 60 New Park. Formerly 203306 Essex Regiment. Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

MOURPHY, DCM WITH Bar

John Owen
7359 Pte, 2nd Norfolk Regiment. Died entritis 23-1-16 (Mesopotamia). Lived Westry. Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal. Basra Memorial, Iraq.

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MOXON

Harry
1266 Sgt, 1st Rifle Brigade. Died 16-3-18 (hospital, London, in hospital 20 months, wounded 1-7-16), age 30. Son of Martin & Susannah Moxon, The Avenue. March Cemetery, Station Road. Brother of Herbert.

MOXON

Herbert Ernest
243288 Pte, 5th Yorkshire Regiment. killed in action 19-7-17, age 31. Husband of Rose Moxon, 58 Nene Parade. Formerly Suffolk Regiment. Heninel Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Brother of Harry.

MULLEY

John Robert
5294 Sgt, DCompany, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 19-3-15, age 33. Reservist. Son of Charles & Hannah Mulley, The Avenue. Husband of Mrs J Mulley, 64 Akeming St, Tring, Herts. Wytschaete Military Cemetery, Belgium.

MURFITT

Charles W
16849 Pte, 5th Suffolk Regiment. Died malaria 23-10-18 (Alexandria, Egypt), age 19. Employed Stag's Holt. Second son of Mr J W Murfitt, of Stags Holt. Died at 17th General Hospital, Alexandria.

NASH

Percy
9411 Pte 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 20-7-16, age 21. Son of Samuel & Mary Nash, 107 West End. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

NICKERSON

Francis Henry
307651 Pte, 1/8th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. killed in action 6-10-17, age 21. Son of Mr H & Mrs E E Nickerson, of Somerby Villa, 76 Wisbech Rd, March. Formerly Huntingdonshire Cyclists. Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.

NOBBS

Herbert
36601 Pte, 6th Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales) killed in action 28-9-1916. Youngest son Mr & Mrs F Nobbs, Whitemoor Crossing. Born and enlisted March, Cambs. Formerly 4663, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

NORMAN

Frederick
J/22908 Signaller, Royal Navy, HMS Formidable. killed in action 1-1-15 (battleship sunk by U24, body washed ashore near Portland), age 17. Son of Mr and Mrs W Norman, of 88 Elm Rd, Wisbech. Formerly March. March Cemetery, Station Rd.

NORTHFIELD

Fred
8277 Pte, 3rd Coldstream Guards. died of wounds 30-8-17, age 26. Second son of Mr C Northfield. Husband of Ellen Northfield, 17 East Block, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London. Canada Farm Cemetery, Elverdinghe, Belgium.

OGDEN

Archibald Henry
3899 Pte, DCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 10-6-16, age 18. Third son of Alexander & Mary Ogden, Orchard House, Church St, March. Gorre British & Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

OGDEN

Frank
2250 Sgt, DCompany, 16 platoon, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 4-9-16, age 29. Eldest son of Ebenezer & Clara Ogden, Robin Hood Inn, Town End, March. Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France.

PAPWORTH

Thomas
425183 Spr, 11th Btn Canadian Engineers. killed in action 27-9-18, age 33. Son of Frederic & Rebecca Papworth, of 110 Wisbech Rd, March. Lived Dartford Road. Arras Road Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

PEARSON

Walter Harry Ernest
17610 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16, age 24. Known as Ernie. Officer's servant to 2nd Lt C O F Jenkins. Son of Robert & Mary Pearson, Longhill, March. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

PEEL

Ernest Owen
R/17353 Cpl, 17th (British Empire League) King's Royal Rifle Corps. killed in action 4-9-16, age 29. Policeman in March. Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1, Somme, France.

PHILLIPS

William John Henry
41085 Pte, 253rd Provisional Company, Royal Defence Corps. Died 27-12-18 at Chisledon Military Hospital, age 29. Husband of Harriett Ada Phillips, Barker's Lane, Town End. March. Son of Mrs T Oliver, Poplar Farm, Coates. (St Wendreda's) New Burial Ground, March.

PORTER

Stanley
42133 Rfn, 8th (East Belfast) Royal Irish Rifles. killed in action 7-6-17, age 19. Youngest son of Elizabeth Porter, of Grain Pen Cottages, West End. Formerly 16972 Suffolk Regiment. Lone Tree Cemetery, Belgium.

PRESLAND

John William
20142 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 22-1-16, age 19. Son of Mr & Mrs T Presland, 3 Church Street. Spoilbank Cemetery, Belgium.

PRIOR

Albert William
O/131 Rfn, 11th Rifle Brigade. Wounded 26/27-3-18, died of wounds 21-4-18, at 11th Stationery Hospital, Rouen, age 19. Son of Mr & Mrs John William Prior, 1 County Road. Formerly 10/2785 Training Reserve. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.

PROUD

Frederick E
5/17273 Rfn, 13th Rifle Brigade. died of wounds 28-1-17, age 37. Eldest son of John and Harriet Proud, of 22 Wisbech Rd, March. Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

REDHEAD

John
12542 Sgt, 7th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 17-4-16, age 30. Youngest son of Mr & Mrs J Redhead, of 7 George Street. Vermelles British Cemetery, France.

REDHEAD

John Basley
868 Dmr, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders. died of wounds 27-5-15 at Wimereux, age 20. Son of Mrs Annie Redhead, Nottingham. Brother of Joseph Redhead, George Street. Grandson of John Redhead, George St. Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

REYNOLDS

Reginald Vincent
161733 Cpl, 14th Divisional Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died pneumonia 11-10-18, age 21. Son of Joseph & Julia Reynolds, Hill House. Tehran War Cemetery, Iran.

RICHARDSON

John William
40073 Pte, 7th Leicester Regiment. killed in action 12-12-16, age 23. Son of Edward and Susan Richardson, of Goosetree Farm, Ring's End. Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

RIDGEWAY

William Thomas
2nd Lt, 11th (Lonsdale) Border Regiment. killed in action 2-12-17. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

ROUGHTON

John
17501 Pte 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16, age 27. Second son of William & Sarah Roughton, 24 Church Street. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

ROUGHTON

John Thomas William
41020, Pte, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Attested Derby Scheme 18-12-15, age 40, single man, farmer, Wimblington Rd. Son of Thomas and Eliza Roughton, of March. Mobilised 19-5-16, posted as 17909, East Surrey Rgt. Sent to France 20-1-17, transferred as 41020, 8th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Sent to 113th Field Ambulance 30-6-17, and St Omer hospital 11-7-17. Posted to dept 18-7-27 and 3rd (Reserve) RIF 13-11-17. Discharged due to pleurisy 18-12-17. Died 5-9-19, age 44. Buried St Wendreda's Churchyard, March.

RUSSELL

John Edward

1656 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Wounded 3-9-16, died of wounds 11-10-16, age 19. Only son of Samuel & Sarah E Russell, 131 Norwoodside, March. St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France.

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SANDALL

Harry
20144 Pte, Coldstream Guards. died of wounds 15-1-18, age 28. Son of Mr & Mrs W E Sandall, Badgeney Road. Lived Waterfoot, Lancs. Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France.

SAVORY

Albert
325091 Cpl, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 26-9-17, age 25. Son of Mr J Savory, Gas Road. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

SCHOFIELD

Ernest
M5747(po) Engine Room Artificer 4th class, Royal Navy, HMS Invincible. killed in action 31-5-16 (Battle of Jutland), age 26. Youngest son of William & Emma Schofield, of West End. Husband of Lilian Mary Eastwood (formerly Schofield), of Lincoln. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

SEE

Charlie W
33457 L/Cpl, 14th Yorks and Lancs Rgt (2nd Barnsley Pals). died of wounds 28-10-17, age 27. Lived Infields Farm. Formerly 18982 Suffolk Regiment. Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

SEEKINGS, MM

Herbert
28215 L/Cpl, 11th Border Regiment. 2-12-17. Son of Samuel & Clara Seekings, Burn Street, Norwood Estate. Awarded Military Medal. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

SHARPE

George William
84362 Dvr, 203rd (Cambs) Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died accident 7-7-17, age 39. Son of Mr & Mrs Sharp, of March. Husband of Lucy Sharp, 109 Gaul Road. Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery, Somme, France.

SHAW

Leonard Douglas
152128 Pte, 53rd Royal Fusiliers, B company. Enlisted November 1918. Died cerbro-spinal meningitis 26-3-19 at Ripon hospital, age 19. Elder son of LT & S A Shaw, 26 Burrowmoor Road. March Cemetery, Station Road.

SHORT

Arthur Albert
18654 Pte, 7th Suffolk Regiment. died of wounds 30-4-17, age 19. Son of Frederick & Elizabeth Ann Short, 211 West End. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

SISMEY

Ernest
26397 Pte, 1st East Surrey Regiment. killed in action 6-11-17, age 19. Lived 15 Gold Street. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

SMITH

Arthur Frederick
327776 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Rgt, attached 177th Field Coy, Royal Engineers. killed in action 12-6-17, age 29. Son of Mr & Mrs W H Smith, West End, March. killed in action 12-6-17. Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium.

SMITH

Frank
Died 19-11-18, influenza, age 30, after being wounded. March Cemetery, Station Rd.

SMITH

Frank Whaley
29376 Pte, 1st Royal Warwickshire Regiment. killed in action 30-8-18, age 22. Son James & Amy Smith, 12 Mill View. Formerly 36393 Suffolk Regiment. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

SMITH

Frederick Dennis
possibly 134545 Gnr, 10th Coy Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 20-3-17, home, age 34. Husband of Ada Smith, Quay Hill, Littleport. Cobh Old Church Cemetery, Co Cork.

SNELLING

John
150842 L/Cpl, 268th Railway Company, Royal Engineers. killed in action 23-7-17, age 35. Second son of Charles & Sarah Elizabeth Snelling, West End. Husband of Florence Snelling, High Street, Doddington. Westhof Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

SOUTHWELL

Arthur
G/10608 L/Cpl, 7th Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment. killed in action 10-8-17. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

SPARROW

Thomas
133784 Pte, Labour Corps. Died pneumonia 11-11-18, age 26. Son of Henry & Elizabeth Sparrow, Otter Holt, March. Formerly 45308 Queen's Royal West Surrey. Peterborough Old Cemetery (Broadway Cemetery).

SPENDELOW

Ernest
16272 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 5-8-16. Eldest son of Mr & Mrs Frederick Spendelow, High Street. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Brother of below.

SPENDELOW

Frederick
16377 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16. Second son Mr & Mrs Frederick Spendelow, High Street. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Brother of above.

STEVENS

Arthur
13596 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-7-16. Fourth son of Mrs Eliza Stevens, Silver St, Norwoodside, and the late Arthur Stevens. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

STEVENS

Daniel
8/289 Cpl, Otago Infantry, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Missing killed in action 1 to 23-5-15, age 28. Son of James & Elizabeth Stevens, Deerfield Road. Brother of Mrs Rose Case, Nene Dale, 5 Deerfield Road. Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey. Brother of George, below.

From the Marquis de Ruvigny' s Roll of Honour Volume 1, Part 3, Page 283, the following:

STEVENS, Daniel. Corporal, 8/289, Otago Infantry Battalion, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Born March, Cambridge 22-4-1886, educated Board School there; was for four years in the service of the G.E.R. as a call boy, but on 22-4-1904, he entered the navy, in which he served seven and a half years, until he met with an accident to his hand, which necessitated his discharge; went to New Zealand in 1914; volunteered for Imperial service on the outbreak of war, and joined the Otago Infantry; served in Gallipoli; was reported wounded and missing after the fighting there 1st May 1915, and is now assumed to have been killed in action on that date. Unm

STEVENS

Elijah
19236 Pte, 1st East Lancashire Regiment. died of wounds 2-7-16 (wounded 1-7-16), age 31. Second son of Mr & Mrs George Stevens, 76 Mill Hill Road, Norwoodside. Couin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

STEVENS

George
488594 Spr, 7th Field Coy, Royal Engineers. PoW, missing 27-5-18, died dysentery 16-10-18, age 39. Son of James & Elizabeth Stevens, Deerfield Rd. Husband of Elizabeth Stevens, 3 George Street. Worms (Hocheim Hill) Cemetery, Germany. Brother of Daniel, above.

STEWARD

Josiah
2267 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Wounded 5-5-15. died of wounds 24-5-15, age 20. Son of Timothy & Caroline Steward, March Riverside, Upwell. School teacher at Walsoken. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.

STURMAN

Charles Wilfred
325406 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 26-9-17, age 19. Son of Charles & A Sturman, 29 Wisbech Rd, March. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. (Brother of below).

STURMAN

Albert George
1888 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 13-11-16, age 20. Son of Son of Charles & A Sturman, 29 Wisbech Rd, March. Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France. (Brother of above).

SUTTON

Matthew
TF9591 Pte, 1/7th Middlesex Regiment. died of wounds 12-9-16, age 36. Lived Binnimoor Road. Son of Josiah & Ann Sutton. Formerly G/26543 6th Royal Fusiliers. Bazentin-Le-Petit Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

TAYLOR

Edmund
10192 Pte, 6th Royal Irish Regiment. died of wounds 27-11-16, age 17. Formerly 185215 Royal Field Artillery. Lived Ring's End. Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery.

THIMBLEBY

Harry
2432, Pte 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. died of wounds 17-12-16, pneumonia following wounds & severe internal injuries (wounded 1915), age 22. Son of Joseph & Annie Thimbleby. March Cemetery, Station Rd.

TINKLER

William
90498 Pte, 40th Btn Machine Gun Corps. killed in action 9-4-18, age 31. Son of Samuel & Mrs J Tinkler. Husband of Mabel J Tinkler, 28 Badgeney Rd. Formerly 47800 Royal West Kent Regiment. Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.

TOFTS

William Henry
PS/9119 Pte, 2nd Royal Fusiliers. died of wounds 18-3-18 (wounded 15-2-18), age 32. Eldest son Mr & Mrs Tofts, 50 Creek Road. Husband of Grace Graham Tofts, of 22 Queen St, Felixstowe. Nine Elms Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium.

TURTELBURY

William Henry
220302 Pioneer, J Special Company, Royal Engineers. Wounded 23-10-17, died of wounds 10-11-17 at 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, age 23. Only son of William & Susannah Turtelbury, 180 Creek Road. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.

UNWIN

Frederick G
267523 Spr, 96th Light Railway Operating Coy, Royal Engineers. Died at sea 30-12-17. Chatby Memorial, Alexandria.

UPCHURCH

Frederick W
17602 Pte, 11th (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 28-4-17, age 26. Eldest son of Mr W Upchurch, Benwick Road, Doddington. Lived Floods Ferry. Level Crossing Cemetery, France.

VAWSER

Edwin
2206 L/Cpl, DCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. died of wounds 12-3-15 at No 10 Stationary Hospital, St Omer, age 26. Son of Edwin & Harriett Vawser, West End. Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

VAWSER

Thomas Edward
2nd Lt, 1st Londons (Royal Fusiliers). killed in action 21-3-18. Elder son of Robert & Ellen Vawser, Elm Road. Chaumy Communal Cemetery British Extension. Educated March Grammar School and University of London. Entered National Provincial Bank, working at South Kensington branch when enlisted in June 1916 in The Buffs (East Kent Rgt). Served as a private until commissioned in Royal Fusiliers in 1917. Went to France on 27-8-17.

WALKER, MiD

Edmund Basil
2nd Lt, 1st Royal West Kent Regiment. killed in action 18-4-15, age 26. Mentioned in Dispatches. Second son of the Rev & Mrs George Sherbrooke Walker, St Wendreda's Church, March. Master at Shereborne Preparatory School for two years, commissioned Dorset Rgt, 1912 & transferred to Royal West Kent when sent to front. Oosttraverne Wood Cemetery, Wyschaete, Belgium.

WATSON

George Charles
81707 Pte, 1/5th Durham Light Infantry. Died 22-8-18. Glageon Communal Cemetery Extension.

WATSON

Henry Thomas
54004 Dvr, 100th coy Machine Gun Corps. killed in action 22-10-17, age 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Watson, 9 Adelaide Place, March. Wife & child lived Fridaybridge. Farm labourer at Terrington St John. Formerly 23839 Pte, 1st Middlesex. Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

WELLS

Bertie
20588 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 7-10-18, age 20. Youngest son of Mr & Mrs G Wells, 12 Badgeney Rd, March. Orchard Dump Cemetery, France.

WELLS

Herbert
2207 Sgt, DCompany, 16 platoon, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 14-10-16, age 33. Second son of Mr & Mrs R Wells, 22 Upwell Rd, March. Mill Road Cem, Thiepval, France.

WEST, MM

Gordon
325615 Sgt, DCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 22-8-18, age 22. Son of J & A West, 155 Creek Rd, March. Awarded Military Medal, Sgt, Morlancourt 8/9-8-18. Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

WEST

John
608762 Dvr, 263rd Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Died after operation 16-6-17 (Egypt). Eldest son of Mrs West, New Park. Cairo War Cemetery, Egypt.

WHITBY

Arthur
40441 Pte, 2nd Lincolnshire Regiment. killed in action 27-5-18. Lived Field Baulk. Formerly 16833 Suffolk Regiment. Soissons Memorial, France.

WHITBY, MM

Frederick
20600 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 1-10-18, age 29. Lived Norwoodside. Awarded Military Medal. Masnieres British Cemetery, Marcoing.

WHITTLESEY

Leonard
9673 Pte 2nd King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. killed in action 1-5-15, age 26. Son of Angel & Hannah Whittlesey, 48 The Causeway. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

WHYE

Sidney
159988 L/Bdr, 146th (Hull) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. died of wounds 16-8-18, age 32. Son of John & Mary Whye, Red Bridge, High St. Husband of Harriett Whye, Ferncroft, High St. Ligny-St Flochel British Cemetery, Averdoingt.

WILES

Leslie
235329 Pte, 2nd South Staffordshire Regiment. killed in action 14-6-18, age 24. Son of Mr and Mrs W Wiles, Station Road. Formerly 1168 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

WILES

William
13730 Pte, 9th Suffolk Regiment. died of wounds 13-9-16. Son of Mr J Wiles, 71 Wisbech Road. Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France.

WILKERSON

Arthur Portwood
18681 Sgt, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 15-6-17. Arras Memorial, France.

WILLS

Stephen
12304 Pte, ACompany, 7th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 12-10-16, age 21. Son of Mrs M A Wills, Elizabeth Cottages, West End. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

WILLMOTT

Francis
[Also listed as WILMOT] 1880 Pte, DCompany, 14 platoon. 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 28-6-15, shot by sniper, age 18. Son of Mrs G Willmott, 89 Creek Road. Houplines Communal Cemetery, France.

WISEMAN

George
154781 Spr, No 1 company, Royal Engineers, TC, Newark. 20-4-16, age 22. Husband of Mildred Wiseman, 109 Creek Rd. March Cemetery, Station Road.

WOODALL

Harold
26125 Pte, 9th Loyal North Lancashire. killed in action 14-7-16. Youngest son of the late Harry Woodall, March. Brother of Mrs C Cousins, City Road. Living Leighton Buzzard. Formerly 26068 Bedfordshire Regiment. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

WOODBINE

Arthur Ernest
1345 Pte, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. killed in action 13-11-16, age 20. Son of Arthur Woodbine, of 24 Wisbech Road, March. Born March, enlisted March. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

WOODBINE

George
26300 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 8-2-17. Porte-de-Paris Cemetery, Cambrai, Nord, France.

WOODCOCK

Ernest
51226 Pte, 19th (4th City) Manchester Regiment. killed in action 31-7-17. West End, March. Son of John & Clara Woodcock. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium.

WOODS

Henry James
16449 Pte, 9th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 19-12-15. White House Cemetery, St Jean-le-Ypres, Belgium.

WORDINGHAM

Vincent Robert
T/2nd Lt, New Army General List, formerly kite balloon observer with Royal Flying Corps, then attached as intelligence officer, Worcestershire Regiment. killed in action 16-8-17, age 27. Son of Samuel Wordingham, Hill House, Stiffkey. Former assistant master South District School, March. Artillery Wood Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium. Also appears on the Stiffkey Memorial.

WRIGHT

Arthur
44067 Pte, 9th Suffolk Regiment. killed in action 12-10-16. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

WRIGHT

George
17516 Pte, 3rd Btn Machine Gun Corps. Died pneumonia & influenza 28-11-18, age 26. Son of Joseph & Charlotte Wright, 119 Gaul Road. Premont British Cemetery, Aisne, France.

WRIGHT

Joseph Edward
44077 Pte, Y company, 2nd Suffolk Rgt, killed in action 11-4-17, age 28. Eldest son of George & Fanny Wright, West Fen, Whittlesey Road. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

WRIGHT

John Henry
203262 Pte, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. killed in action 5-4-118, age 34. Son of Mr J Wright, of Wheel Lane, March. Husband of Mrs Wright, 15 Silver St, Norwoodside. Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension.

YARDY

Henry Smith
97442 Pte, 35th Coy Machine Gun Corps. killed in action 30-11-17, age 29. Son of Alfred Yardy, Rose Cottage, Gaul Rd. Husband of Emily Yardy, 95 Gaul Rd. Formerly 6648 Suffolk Regiment. Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

Not on main memorial

OGDEN

Arthur Richard
Private 1343, 15th Btn Australian Imperial Force. Killed in an accident in Melbourne 22-12-14. Enlisted Brisbane, Queensland. Second son of the late Ambrose Ogden, brother of Thomas O Ogden. Pine Ridge Memorial Park, Australia.

YARDY

T
5039 Pte, Norfolk Regiment. Died 14-1-16, internal complaint, never recovered from operation, Aylesbury Military Hospital, age 20. Lived City Road. Buried March Cemetery, Station Rd.

EARL

Albert
Pte, 489, 28th Btn Australian Infantry, AIF. Died 22-9-15, age 24. Son of Thomas & Maria Earl, 63 High St, March. Native of Newmarket. Buried Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Turkey. Listed on St Peter's Church war memorial, March. Also listed Ramsey.

1939-45  

ABBOTT

Frank
Gnr, 1746610, 401 Battery, 122 HAA Rgt, Royal Artillery. Killed in fall from lorry near Leamington, 14-3-41, age 31, (Cambs Times 21/3/1941). Husband of Gladys Mabel Vilna Abbott, of 36 The Avenue, March. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, Cambs.

ALTERTON

John Edward
Pte 6094657, East Surrey Regiment. Died during German air raid on Canterbury 1-6-42. Son of Mr & Mrs Samuel Alterton, of 58 Hundred Rd, March. Lived with grandmother, Mrs J Alterton, Silver St, March. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, Cambs.

ANKER

F John William
Pte, 5777074, 4th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 14-2-42, age 25. Son of Sidney & Clara Louise Anker, of 10 Queen St, March. Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

ASHPOOL

Harold Leslie

Gnr, 1529320, 239 Battery, 77 HAA Rgt, Royal Artillery. Died 6-11-43, age 27, Prisoner of War. Son of Frederick & Ethel May Ashpool, of 17 Hereward St, March; husband of Violet Elsie Ashpool, Worksop. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

ASHTON

Nephi
Able Seaman, C/SSX 19871, HMS Willamette Valley, Royal Navy. 29-6-40. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.

ASHTON

Rowland George
Driver, T/14675656, Royal Army Service Corps, attached 223 Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. 13-10-45, age 20. Son of Frank & Maud Eliza Ashton, of 346 Creek Rd, March. Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere, Belgium.

ASPLIN

Reginald Herbert
Sgt, B/1300028, Air Gunner, 142 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve based Amendola, Wellington bombers. Died in air accident 5-4-44, age 29. Son of the late Mr & Mrs J D Asplin, of Johnson's Square, March. Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

AYRES

Charles William
L/Cpl, 7630121, 17th Infantry Brigade Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers. 30-9-43, age 23. Son of William & Louisa Elizabeth Ayres, of High St, March. Salerno War Cemetery, Italy.

BAND

George William
Pte, 5783959, 7th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 8-7-44, age 22. Son of George & Emma Jane Band, of 12 Silver St, March. Cambes-en-Plane War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

BARRETT

Keith Cecil
Cpl, 2090349, 287 Field Company Royal Engineers. Died of malaria 31-8-43, age 30, Prisoner of War. Son of Herbert Edward & Maud Beatrice Barrett, of Briarcroft, Badgeney Rd, March; husband of Irene Barrett, of Wisbech. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar.

BATEMAN

Oliver John
Guardsman, 2693491, Scots Guards. 14-12-40, age 27. Son of Mr & Mrs W Bateman; husband of Doris Bateman, of March. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, Cambs.

BEDFORD

Jack
 L/Cpl, 5882886, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. Died at sea 21-9-44, age 30, Prisoner of War. Son of George William & Jane Bedford, of 50 The Avenue, Ramsey; husband of Evelyn, of Chain Bridge, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

BEDFORD

Kenneth Raymond
Pte, 14643856, 1st Hampshire Regiment. 11-7-44, age 19. Son of Herbert & Mini Bedford of 140 Burrowmoor Rd, March. Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

BEDFORD

Sidney
Pte, 5827413, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 15-7-43, age 22, Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs Bedford, 91 Norwoodside, March. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

BIGGS

Percy Frederick Stanley
Pte, 5116761, 13th King's Liverpool Regiment. 9-12-43, age 23, Prisoner of War (captured in Burma 2-4-43 while serving with the Chindits). Son of Frederick Stanley & Martha Biggs, of 64 Robingoodfellow's Lane, March Rangoon War Cemetery, Myanmar.

BLYTH

Percy Gordon
Pte, S/ 6984068, Royal Army Service Corps. 5-12-42, age 27. Son of George Francis & Ada Mary Blyth, of March. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, Cambs.

BOLTON

Stanley
Driver, 2159540, 505 Field Company Royal Engineers. 24-3-45, age 22. Son of James & Harriet Jane Bolton; husband of J E Bolton, of March. Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.

BOON

Eric
Trooper, 7951924, 3/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) Royal Armoured Corps. Killed in action when his tank was hit by anti-tank fire 8-4-45, age 22. Son of John & Zillah Boon, of 4 Gilbert's Row, West End, March. Sage War Cemetery, Germany. Brother of Frank.

BOON

Frank
Signalman, 5778142, 6th Airborne Division Signals, Royal Corps of Signals. 10-6-44, age 24. Son of John & Zillah Boon, of 4 Gilbert's Row, West End, March. Formerly 2nd Cambridgeshire Regiment. Hermanville War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

BOWMAN

Frederick Herbert
Driver, T/169676, 6 Division Supply Column, Royal Army Service Corps. 25-10-41, age 23. Son of Nellie Matthews, of March. Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.

BRITTIN

Albert Edward
Pte, 5778692, HQ Coy, Mortar Platoon, 4th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 14-2-42, age 27. Son of Albert Edward & Ellen Brittin, of 113 Wisbech Rd, March. Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

BURKETT

Arthur
L/Sgt, 5116833, 1/7th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 30-7-44, age 28. Son of the late Mr & Mrs H A Burkett, of Apethorpe; husband of Mrs Stella Burkett, of 43 Nene Parade, March. Bayeux Memorial, Calvados, France.

BUNKALL

L John Allen
Pte, 3775494, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 14-2-42, age 22. Son of Frank Drewry Bunkall & Beatrice Martha Bunkell. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

BURROWS

Raymond Benjamin
Sgt (Observer), 1160932, 106 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, based Coningsby, Lincs, Manchester bombers. 25-3-42, age 21. Son of Benjamin & Rose Ellen Burrows, of Raymar, Westwood Ave, March. Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

BUTCHER

Alfred William
Sapper, 2090354, 287 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of colitis 6-8-43, age 32, Prisoner of War. Son of Charles Henry & Ruth Butcher of 34 Bramley Rd, Ealing, formerly Norfolk Terrace, Walsoken; husband of Edna May Butcher, of of 1 Wigstones Rd, March. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar.

BUTCHER

Edward
Pte, 14675660, 1st Dorsetshire Regiment. Wounded in Normandy, died of wounds 29-6-44, age 20. Son of Arthur William & Flora Butcher, of 107 Gaul Rd, March. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, Cambs.

BUTCHER

W
possibly William Charles Butcher, Guardsman, 2695806, G Company, 2nd Scots Guards. 8-1-42, age 28. Son of Alfred Isaac & Rosa Butcher, of Milton, Cambs. Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

BUTLER

Arthur Harold
Cpl, 5777027, 5th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 15-2-42, age 25. Son of William & Maud Butler, of 22 The Causeway, March. Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Brother of Kenneth Butler below.

BUTLER

Kenneth William
Pte, 5783438, 1st East Lancashire Regiment. 23-9-44, age 19. Son of William & Maud Butler, of 22 The Causeway, March. Valkenswaard War Cemetery, Netherlands. Brother of Arthur Butler above.

CASLAKE

Eric Rowland
Captain, Royal Engineers (Military Transport Traning Depot). 12-5-43. age 31. Son of Rowland James & Helen Hilda Caslake, of 40 North St, March; husband of Dulcie May Caslake, of Cambridge. March (Eastwood) Cemetery, Cambs.

COURTS

Arthur
Able Seaman, P/JX 925185, HMS Penelope, Royal Navy. 18-2-44, age 20. Son of Amos Frederick & Elsie Courts, of 118 High St, March. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

COX

John Edward
Pte, 5933684, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 27-1-42, age 22. Son of Harry & Mary Elizabeth Cox, of 160 Wisbech Rd, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

CRAM

Kenneth George
Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 164084, HMS Dunedin, Royal Navy. Died of malaria 8-7-41, age 18. Son of Harold Edgar & Annie Cram, of 33 Deerfield Rd, March. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

CREASEY

Richard
Pte, 5829670, 5th Suffolk Regiment. Died of dysentery & cholera 24-7-43, age 26, Prisoner of War. Son of Frank & Mary Creasey, of 17 Gaul Rd, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

CULY

Willaim Raymond
Pte, 14655758, 1st Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment. 20-12-44. Son of Arthur William & Emily Culy; husband of Edna May Culy, of March. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece.

DIXON

Herbert Thomas
Sgt, 5933669, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Rgt, attached 53rd Infantry Brigade HQ as intelligence sgt. Died after amputation of leg infected with tropical ulcers 19-2-44, age 23, Prisoner of War. Son of Walter & Ada A Dixon, of 10 Upwell Rd, March. Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand.

DOLBY

Roy Ernest
2nd Lt, 314979, 2nd Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 3-8-44, age 19. Born 10-8-24, admitted to March Grammar school 19-9-34, left 5-4-40. Son of Ernest & Agnes Dolby, of 130 Station Rd, March. Employed by Barclay's Bank, March. Listed Bayeux Memorial, Calvados, France. Also listed March Grammar School.

DONCASTER

James Robert
Sapper, 2092574, 287 Field Company Royal Engineers. 26-2-42. Son of Mr J Doncaster, 174 Creek Rd, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

DRIVER

Douglas W
Cpl, 4933667, 1st Suffolk Regiment. 25-7-44, age 24. Son of Mr Harry Driver, of 39 Upwell Rd, March. Formerly 2nd Cambridgeshire Regiment. Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

DRIVER

Frank Ernest
Driver, Royal Engineers. Died 13/3/1949 age 41. Buried Eastwood Cemetery, March. Husband of Mrs Gladys Driver, 115 Badgeny Rd, March. Son of Mr H Driver & late Mrs G Driver, 39 Upwell Road, March. Brother of D W Driver. Invalided out of army in 1944 after serving in North Africa.

DUNHAM

Ernest
L/Cpl, 2091246, 287 Field Company Royal Engineers. 26-1-42, age 22. Son of Mr & Mrs J W Dunham, of Stow Fen, March; husband of Muriel Dunham. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

EMMINGTON

James William
Pte, 5830913, 5th Suffolk Regiment. 21-6-43, age 24, Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs T Emmington, 7 Lime Grove, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

FEARY

Ernest William
Petty Officer, C/J 114958, HM Submarine H, Royal Navy. 27-10-40, age 30. Son of John Charles & Alice Feary, of Beeby's Cottages, March; husband of Mary Elizabeth Feary. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.

FRANKS

George William

Spr, 2091248, 287th Field Coy Royal Engineers. Died 2-9-43, Prisoner of War. Son of George Edward & Margaret Mary Franks, of Flaggrass Hill, March Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar.

GREEN

Ernest Stanley
Trooper, 14346560, 2nd Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. 28-6-44, age 31. Son of William & Mary Green, of 13 Upwell Rd, March; husband of Mildred Green, of Saxmundham, formerly Kewhurst, St Peter's Rd, March. Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

GREEN

William Alfred
Pte, 5933643, Suffolk Regiment. 28-5-41, age 21. Son of Harry & Annie Elizabeth Green, of March. Athens Memorial, Greece.

GRIFFITHS

Richard
2nd Lt., 292669, Royal Corps of Signals. Died in York 28-11-43, age 29. Son of Richard & Maggie Griffiths of Hyde, Cheshire; husband of Ethel Griffiths, of March. BSc Honours. Teacher at the Hereward School, March. March (St Mary) Churchyard, Cambs.

GOOCH

Douglas Haig
L/Cpl, 2617112, 6th Grenadier Guards. 8-11-43, age 25. Husband of Dorothy May Gooch. Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.

GROUNDS

Frederick Ambrose
Captain, 79053, C company, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 25-1-42, age 24. Son of Frederick Donald & Alice Grounds of Elwyn House, March; husband of Kathleen Grounds, of Upwell. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

HART

Cecil Kenneth
L/Cpl 2090360, 287 Field Coy Royal Engineers. Died of colitis 15-7-43, age 25, Prisoner of War. Son of Arthur & Rosa Hart, of 111 Wisbech Rd, March; husband of Barbara Hart, of Bury St Edmunds. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar.

HILLS

Charles Harold
Pte, 14675670, 1st Dorsetshire Regiment. 12-7-44, age 19. Son of Thomas Alfred & Ada Hill, of Field Baulk, March. Tilly-Sur-Seucues War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

HOBBS

John Thomas
Gnr, 1715615, Royal Artillery. Killed in road accident (hit by car) at Tunbridge Wells 1-8-41 (Cambs Times 15/8/1941), age 39. Son of John William & Annie Hobbs of Floods Ferry, March; husband of Agnes Hilda Hobbs, of 124a West End, March. March (St Wendreda) New Burial Ground, Cambs.

HOPKIN

Leonard Jack
Sgt (Wireless op/air gnr), 1294568, 59 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, based Thorney Island, Hants, Liberators. 20-8-43, age 20. Son of Ernest & Florence Emily Hopkins of Riverside, Deerfield Rd, March. Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

HURST

Frederick John
Sapper, 2091749, 250 Field Company Royal Engineers. Died of accidental carbon-monoxide poisoning while in the bath at his billet in Woodbridge, Suffolk, 18-11-40, age 21 (Cambs Times 22&29/11/1940). Son of Frederick & Eliza Hurst, of of Creek, March. Veteran of Dunkirk Evacuation. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, Cambs.

KEMPTON

John William
Aircraftman 2nd Class, 629791, Wireless operator/Air Gunner, 82 (United Provinces) Squadron Royal Air Force, based Watton, Blenheims. 8-4-40, age 22. Son of William Arthur & Frances Betsy Kempton of 55 Norwood Rd, March. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, March.

KING

William Harry
Pte, 5827155, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 15-9-40, age 20. Son of Benjamin & Alice Maud King, of Coleseed Drove, March. Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan.

LAKEY

Ernest Edward
Pte, 5828945, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. Died at sea 21-9-44, age 27, Prisoner of War. Son of Harry & Harriet Lakey, of 16 Briggate East, Whittlesey. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

LANGLEY

Horace John
Pte, 5933676, 5th Suffolk Rgt, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died at sea 12-9-44, age 23, Prisoner of War. Son of George & Florence Langley, of The Three Fishes, 129 West End, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

LAWRENCE

Douglas Norman
Pte, 5777098, 5th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 25-1-42, age 25. Son of Alfred & Rhoda Lawrence, of 96 Creek Rd, March. Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

LAYTON

George Harry
Cpl. 5/57778, 1 Field Butchery, Royal Army Service Corps. 25-4-41, age 23. Son of William John & Emily Maria Layton of 378 Creek Rd, March. Athens Memorial, Greece.

LEEDER

Ernest William
Pte. 5773886, 6th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 24-1-42, age 25. Son of William & Harriet Leeder, of 48 Robingoodfellows Lane, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

LENTON

Joseph William
Sgt 1615679, 13 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, based Cecina & Perugia, Italy, flew Baltimores. 12-9-44, age 21. Son of Joseph & Agnes Lenton, of March. Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy.

LONG

Bernard Charles
Sgt 1624594, 16 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 1-2-45, age 22. Son of Harry & Eliza Dean Long, of Twenty Foot Sidings, March. Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, Germany.

LUFF

Aubrey
Pte, 5933084, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 9-6-43, age 23, Prisoner of War. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

MANN

Jack
Pte, 5932170, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 27-6-43, age 32, Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs Mann, 47 Peas Hill Rd, March; husband of Mrs Mann, 10 Little Church St, Wisbech. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

MASSEY

Albert Edward
Pte 5825724, 1st Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 13-8-44, age 31. Son of Herbert & Caroline Massey, of 70 Nene Parade, March; husband of Mrs Victoria Blanche Massey, of Stonehouse, Plymouth, Devon. St Charles de Percy War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Dunkirk veteran.

MASTERS

Frederick John
Pte 5776958, 6th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 6-6-43, age 23, Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs G Masters, 64 Robingoodfellow's Lane, March; husband of Mrs Barbara Masters. Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand.

MILLER

Alfred Raymond
Pte, 14205671, 6th Green Howards (Yorkshire Rgt). Died 6-8-43, age 19, , Prisoner of War. Son of John William & Lucy Letitia Miller, of 380 Creek Rd, March. Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia.

MONEY

Edward Thomas
Sgt, 1867911, Flight Lt, 115 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, based Witchford, Cambs, Lancasters. 30-7-44, age 21. Son of Edward William & Mary Jane Money, of 14 County Rd, March. Bretteville-sur-Leuze Canadian War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

MONEY

Percy Stanley
Pte 5777503, 6th Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment. 14-12-42, age 23. Son of Mr & Mrs J W Money, 16 Veat Bank, Christchurch; husband of Mrs Grace Money, 24 Field Baulk, March. Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery, Tunisia.

MORTLOCK

Alexander Sydney
Pte, 5932165, 1st Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. Died at sea 12-9-44, age 34, Prisoner of War. Son of Mr Oscar Mortlock, of 20 Wisbech Rd, March; husband of Mrs Mortlock, Middle Level Gatehouse, March. Veteran of Dunkirk evacuation, serving with 1st Suffolk Regiment. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

MUFFETT

Arthur Henry
Pte 5933906, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. Died at sea 21-9-44, age 24, Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs Muffett, of Crowden Farm, Grandford, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

MUNDEN

Bernal James
Gnr, 1532366, 151 Battery, 51 HAA Rgt, Royal Artillery. 26-5-44, age 27, Prisoner of War at Stalag 344, captured 2-6-41 in Crete. Son of James & Annie Munden, of 4 Ashbeach Rd, March. Crackow Rakowicki Cemetery, Poland. Cousin of below.

MUNDEN

Ernest William
Gnr, 14522839, 119 Light AA Rgt, Royal Artillery. 1-8-44, age 21. Husband of Mrs Frances Munden. Holtot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Cousin of above.

NEWMAN

James Stephen
Drummer, 6286463, Pioneers, 1st Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 31-5-40, age 19. Son of Ernest James & Florence May Newman, of 68 Robingoodfellows Lane, March. Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France.

PAGE

Donald
Pte, 5780304, 6th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 10-11-42, age 27, Prisoner of War. Son of James & Emily Page, of 47 Norwood Rd, March. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

PAINTER

Raymond Sydney
Flying Officer (Navigator), 152568, 211 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, based Chiringa & Ranchi, Italy, Beaufighters. 18-10-44, age 22. Son of Leonard Sydney & Olive Ethel Victoria Painter, of March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

PALMER

Chenery
Gnr (Signaller), 1088808, 97 (The Kent Yeomanry) Field Rgt, Royal Artillery. Died 14-11-42, age 32. Son of Albert & Flora Palmer of 27 Henson Rd, March; husband of Joyce Margaret Palmer, of Newlands Ave, March. Prisoner of War, captured in Libya 29-6-42. Presumed to have died in prison camp or when ship was torpedoed between North Africa and Italy. Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

PEARSON

S J
possibly Sidney Joseph Frederick Pearson, Leading Stoker, C/KX 99537, HMS Calypso, Royal Navy. 12-6-40. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.

PEPPER

Frederick Hugh Edwin
Sgt, 961901, Royal Artillery. 24-3-46, age 29. Son of Hugh & Olive Pepper; husband of Chrisitanna Pepper, of Oakdale, Blackwood, Monmouthshire. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece.

PRIOR

George Joseph
Pte, 14766071, Suffolk Regiment. , attached Commandos. 28-1-45, age 18. Son of Bertie & Elizabeth May Prior, of Hook Drove, Wimblington, Cambs. Nederweert War Cemetery, Netherlands.

RINGHAM

Bertie Ernest Alfred
Pte, 5775929, 1st Royal Norfolk Regiment. Wounded in Normandy, died of wounds 8-6-44. Son of Mr & Mrs E W Ringham, of 188 Station Rd, March. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, Cambs.

ROWE

Ernest Isaac
Sgt, 4203705, 4th Royal Welch Fusiliers. Killed in action 13-9-44, age 28. Son of Herbert & Sarah Rowe, of 18 St John's Rd, March: husband of Hilda Mary Rowe, of Morecambe, Lancs. Groesbeek Memorial, Netherlands.

SHARPE

George Ernest
Pte, 5933633, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 6-1-44, age 23. Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs H Sharpe, of 39 Norwood Rd, March. Borther of Harry below. Died of beri-beri. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

SHARPE

Harry Kilsby
Pte 5933642, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 9.6.43, age 24. Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs H Sharpe, of 39 Norwood Rd, March. Brother of George above. Died of dysentery at Takanun. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

SKINNER

Hugh
Canteen Manager, C/NX 2166, HMS Leda. 20-9-42, age 33, on Russian convoy duty. Son of Mr & Mrs H Skinner, of 10 Acre Rd, March. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.

SMITH

Rupert
Pte 5883844, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 14-6-43. Son of Mr & Mrs J SMith, 27 Deerfield Rd, March. Delhi War Cemetery, India.

STEEL

Bert
Cpl 319544, 6th Royal Tank Rgt, Royal Armoured Corps. 23-11-41, age 22. Son of Bertie Steel & Mary Mabel Steel, of March Cambs. Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Libya.

STEEL

Raymond James Harry
Sgt, 578363, Flight Engineer, 10 Squadron Royal Air Force, based Melbourne, Lincs, Halifax bombers. 19-11-43, age 19. Son of Captain George Wilfred Steel & Mabel Matilda Steel, of Westgate, 210 Norwood Rd, March. March (St Mary) Churchyard, Cambs.

STEVENS

G H
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STEVENS

Gordon James
Pte, 5778298, 6th Royal Norfolk Regiment. Killed in a bombing raid on an 'East Anglian town' 6-1-41, age 27 (Cambs Times 10/1/1941 ). Son of Albert & Lizzie Stevens, of 3 Burrowmoor Rd, March. March (Eastwood) Burial Ground, Cambs.

STEVENS

William Henry
Pte, 582743, 5th Suffolk Regiment. Died of avitaminosis 11-12-43, age 33, Prisoner of War. Son of Charles & Druesilla Stevens, of 46 Robingoodfellows Lane, March. Veteran of Dunkirk, with 1st Suffolk Regiment. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

STEWART

George Bowman
Sgt-Pilot, 1332286, RAFVR. 23-2-43. Husband of Mrs Stewart, of Norwood Rd, March. Native of Wombwell, Yorks. Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

WADLOW

Leslie Cyril
Aircraftman 1st Class, 1212904, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died of small pox 2-3-44, age 23. Son of George William & Daisy Maud Wadlow of Station Yd, March; husband of Kathleen Joyce Wadlow, of Leverington Common, Cambs. Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan.

WALKER

Geoffrey William
Pte, 5952667, 5th Beds & Herts Regiment. 14-2-42. Son of Mr & Mrs J E Walker, 376 Creek Rd, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

WATERS

John William
Sgt (Wireless op/air gnr), 1126907, 150 Squadron RAFVR. 15-5-43. Sonof MRs White, 29 West end, MArch. Malta Memorial, Malta.

WELHAM

Jack
Pte, 5933675, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds at Changi Hospital 1-4-42, age 21. Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs E Welham, of 7 Kingsley St, March. Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

WELLS

Herbert
L/Cpl, 5933696, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. 14-2-42, age 21. Missing in action. Son of Mr & Mrs R Wells, 104 Station Rd, March. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

WHITTOME

John Edward Gifford
Flight Sgt, 1337437, Navigator, 619 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, based Dunholme Lodge, Lancasters. 22-6-44. Son of Mr & Mrs W V Whittome, The Grange, March. Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany.

WILLIS

Edwin Albert
Gnr, 966381, 11(Honourable Artillery Company) Rgt, Royal Horse Artillery. 15-6-42, age 24. Son of Gertrude E Willis & stepson of Arthur Blake, of March. Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

WRIGHT

George Kenneth (or Kenneth George)
Pte, 14328580, 8th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Died 5-10-43, age 19. Son of Fred & Annie Wright, of Gaul Rd, March. Sango River Cemetery, Italy.

WRIGHT

John Llewelyn
1466015, Flight Sgt, Navigator, 9 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8-7-44, age 23. Buried Millebosc Communal Cemetery, Seine-Martime, France. Also listed March Grammar School.

YOUD

Frank William
Pte, 5933861, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. Died of cholera at Takanun on 26-5-43, age 23, Prisoner of War. Son of Mr & Mrs T H Youd, of 1 Thornton Rd, March. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

OTHER CONFLICTS  

PHYTHIAN

Ronald Maxwell
Gunner. Died 18/3/1948, age 20. Killed Haifa, Israel, area while escorting Jewish convoy. Eldest son of Mr Ewart Septimus and Mrs Sarah Jane Phythian, the Cock Inn, High St. March. Buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery [Israel?].

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

STRAWSON

Gordon Edgar
Sgt. Gordon Edgar STRAWSON, 4th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 18/9/1944, age 25, buried: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Son of Joseph Edgar and Alice Strawson; husband of Nora Strawson, of Cambridge. See also Leverington.

TAYLOR

Norman William
Pte, 5933870, 2nd Cambridgeshire Rgt, Suffolk Regiment. Died of dysentery 31-8-43, age 24, Prisoner of War. Son of Mr W Taylor, Park Rd, Manea. Died at Kanchanaburi Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. - list on Manea memorial

TINKLER

Owen
Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., died 31/12/1943, age 24, buried: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Jabzey Tinkler, and of Elizabeth Tinkler, of Benwick, Cambridgeshire.

WALKER

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