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ODSEY, Hertfordshire - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Dave Edwards

Odsey is a hamlet of Steeple Morden, situated near Ashwell and Morden station. The memorial is on the west side of the road between Steeple Morden and the station, between the Ashwell road and the station.

In honour of those who fought and in memory of those who fell in the Great War 1914 1919


William Arthur FLACK, DCM

2nd Lt. 27th Trench Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery, d 19/12/1915, age 22, buried: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France. Son of Arthur and Rosetta Flack, of Rock Rd., Royston, Herts.


Pte. 7th Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., d 26/4/1918, age 34, buried: CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY, CROUY-SUR-SOMME Somme, France. Son of Eliza and the late William Harradine, of Ashwell Station, nr. Baldock, Herts.

Wallace Frederick KING

Pte. 1st Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., d 23/4/1917, age 24, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. Son of Mr. J. and Mrs. S. King, of Slip End, Ashwell, Baldock, Herts.

Albert George KING

Pte. 1st Bt. Border Reg., d 16/5/1917, age 20, buried: DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN Pas de Calais, France. Son of John Edward and Sophia King, of Slip Inn, Ashwell, Herts.


No further information currently.


Possibly: Pte. Frank Turner JOHNS, 2nd Bt. Lancashire Fusiliers, d 14/5/1918, age 19, buried: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France. Son of George Turner Johns and Annie Elizabeth Johns, of High St., Newport, Essex. Native of Newport. See also Guilden Morden.


No further information currently.


Probably: Pte. 2nd/8th Bt. Lancashire Fusiliers, d 7/2/1918, age 25, buried: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of Frederick White, of 76, Campers Walk, Letchworth, Herts. See also Steeple Morden.

1939 - 1945


Probably: Mn. William George BEAN, 48 Royal Marine Commando, d 8/11/1944, buried: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

Sydney Alan Grant WATT

Capt. 11 (Honourable Artillery Coy.) Reg., Royal Horse Artillery, d 2/11/1942, commemorated: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL Egypt. Son of William Pethie and Kathleen Mary Mildreth Watt of Ashwell, Hertfordshire.

22 July 2002

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