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ORWELL ST ANDREW - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson
Additional information Camilla von Massenbach

The roll of honour/war memorial is inside the parish church of St. Andrews.

Photograph Copyright © Ann Thompson 2000

ORWELL
ROLL OF HONOUR AND SERVICE
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED FOR OUR COUNTRY

Hubert DASH

[Spelt Herbert on CWGC] Able Seaman J/6403 H.M.S. "Black Prince.", Royal Navy who died on Wednesday, 31st May 1916. Age 24. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Dash, of Malton Cottages, Meldreth. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 12. HMS "Black Prince" was sunk under fire from several German battleships at the Battle of Jutland. None of the 790 crew survived.

Edward GILL

possibly born Orwell 1885/6, last residence found was in the 1891 census at 14 High Street, Orwell, son of Daniel (or David) SMITH and Mary Ann (nee COLLIS) GILL.

Henry SMITH

[Listed as Harry Smith] Private 26703 14th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 26th September 1917. Born in Orwell and enlisted in Cambridge. Next of kin, Orwell.

Harry John SCOTT

Private PW/501 18th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment killed in action on Sunday, 29th October 1916. Age 41. Born and resident Orwell, enlisted Swansea, Glamorgan. Born 1876 in Orwell, at 62 Malton Road (1891 census), son of Joseph Bond and Decima (nee PEARCES) SCOTT of Orwell. Commeorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

Frank PARCELL

Rifleman 532874 15th Battalion, London Regt (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) who died on Tuesday, 24th July 1917. Age 23. Enlisted Wood Green. Brother of Herbert Parcell, of 21, West Beech Rd., Noel Park, Wood Green, London. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XVI. C. 17. There was a Frank PARCELL born circa August 1890 in Orwell, son of George and Sarah (nee SIMSON) PARCELL but he would have been 24 at the outbreak of War.

George [Thomas] SPACKSMAN [MM]

Corporal 96062, 222nd Field Company, Royal Engineers who died on Saturday, 27th April 1918, aged 32. Additional Information: Husband of Susan Spacksman, of 35, Napier Road, Philip Lane, South Tottenham, London. The Military Medal (MM) was awarded for individual or associated acts of bravery.

William Arthur SPACKSMAN

Private 18127, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Clapham, Surrey, enlisted Melbourn. Son of Mrs. M. A. Chapman, of Field Barn, Orwell, Royston, Herts. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

Richard THOMPSON

Private 2992 "A" Coy. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.) killed in action on Monday, 25th March 1918. Age 29. Born Boxowrth, enlisted Cambridge, resident Royston. Son of Richard Thompson, of High St., Orwell. Commeorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 52 to 54

 

NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED
(Shown in six columns)

Horace BAGSTAFF

No further information currently available

Sidney BREAD

There was a Sidney Herbert BREED born Orwell 1868, son of David and Emily (or Amelia) (nee GILL) BREED. This may be the man but he would have been 56 at the outbreak of War.

Archibald BAILEY

No further information currently available

John DASH

No further information currently available

Walter DASH

No further information currently available

Cornelius DASH

No further information currently available

Percy Wilfred DASH

No further information currently available

George FLACK

No further information currently available

Harry FREESTONE

No further information currently available

Ernest FULLER

No further information currently available

Albert GILL

Born 1873/4 in Orwell son of Daniel and Caroline (nee WILLMOT(T)) GILL, brother to Frank below.

Frank GILL

Born Sep 1880 in Orwell son of Daniel and Caroline (nee WILLMOT(T)) GILL, brother to Albert above.

William GIDDINGS

Born 1877, died 1945, lived throughout in Orwell son of Ebenezer and Emma (nee DELLER) GIDDINGS. Brother of Frederick below.

Frederick GIDDINGS

Born 1886 in Orwell, son of Ebenezer and Emma (nee DELLER) GIDDINGS. Brother to William above.

John COATES

No further information currently available

Alfred HAYES

possibly: Born 1886, Orwell, son of Robert and Gertrude Isabel (nee GILL) HAYES. last known entry 1891 census residing at 50 High St, Orwell.

Clement HUDDLESTONE

No further information currently available

Charles HAINES

No further information currently available

Ernest HAINES

No further information currently available

Edward HAINES

No further information currently available

Ellis INGREY

No further information currently available

Herbert JUDE

No further information currently available

Chandler MERRY

No further information currently available

Fritz MERRY

No further information currently available

Norrison MARR

No further information currently available

Charles MARR

No further information currently available

Duncan MARR

No further information currently available

Ernest MILLER

No further information currently available

William MILLER

No further information currently available

Percy MILLER

No further information currently available

Stanley MILLER

No further information currently available

Henry MUNNS

No further information currently available

Leslie NEAVES

No further information currently available

Sidney NEAVES

No further information currently available

Wilfred PEARCE Snr.

No further information currently available

Wilfred PEARCE Jnr.

possibly Wilfred Ernest PEARCE. Born Orwell 1887, son of Charles and Elizabeth PEARCE. (This may be the entry for 'Snr.').

Charles PEARCE

There was a Charles PEARCE, born Orwell 1868, son of Charles and Elizabeth PEARCE, who was living at 2 Town Green Road recorded in the 1881 census but this would make his age 56 at the start of the War. He was the brother of Wilfred (Jnr.) above.

Alfred PEARCE

No further information currently available

Leonard PEARCE

No further information currently available

James PRIME

No further information currently available

Joseph PRIME

No further information currently available

David REED

possibly Born Orwell 1879, son of Arthur and Isabel Catherine (nee WILMOT(T)). Last known residence in Orwell is in the 1891 census at 41 High Street. Borther of Alfred below.

Alfred REED

possibly Born Orwell 1883, son of Arthur and Isabel Catherine (nee WILMOT(T)). Last known residence in Orwell is in the 1891 census at 41 High Street. Borther of David above.

Frank W. SCOTT

No further information currently available

George F. SCOTT

No further information currently available

William J. SCOTT

No further information currently available

Arthur SCOTT

No further information currently available

Charles SMITH

No further information currently available

Thomas WILMOTT

possibly Baptised Orwell 1887, son of William and Eliza (nee SOUTH) WILMOTT.

Henry WILKINS

No further information currently available

Stanley WILKINS

No further information currently available

Frederick WILKINS

No further information currently available

Frederick WELSH

possibly Frederick WELCH born Orwell 1880, son of Samuel and Sarah (nee BREED (BREETE)) WELCH.

Alfred WATTS

probably Alfred Bertram WATTS, born Orwell 1878, son of Alexander and Elizabeth WATTS. Brother of David below.

David WATTS

probably David John WATTS, born Orwell 1877, son of Alexander and Elizabeth WATTS. Brother of Alfred above.

Herbert WILSHER

No further information currently available

Ernest WILSHER

No further information currently available

Walter WEATHERLY

No further information currently available

The names of those men from the Village who served in the World War II are recorded separately,
although they form part of the same Roll of Honour

1939 - 1945
NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED

Robert BREED

No further information currently available

Joseph BROWN

No further information currently available

Dennis BURLING

No further information currently available

Albert COULSON

No further information currently available

Reginald DASH

No further information currently available

Felix FREESTONE

No further information currently available

Bernard FREESTONE

No further information currently available

Edward HALL

No further information currently available

Arthur INGREY

No further information currently available

Edward INGREY

No further information currently available

William JACOBS

No further information currently available

Charles JUDE

No further information currently available

Albert JUDE

No further information currently available

Edward KING

No further information currently available

Wilfred KNIGHT

No further information currently available

Albert MATTHEWS

No further information currently available

Bruce MILLER

No further information currently available

Leonard MILLER

No further information currently available

Norman MILLER

No further information currently available

Alan MILLER

No further information currently available

Arthur NEAVES

No further information currently available

Frank NEAVES

No further information currently available

Eric NEAVES

No further information currently available

Albert PAGRAM

No further information currently available

Leonard PIGG

No further information currently available

Matthew PRATER

No further information currently available

Russell POULSON

No further information currently available

Charles PRIME

No further information currently available

Ansell SEARLE

No further information currently available

Henry THOMPSON

No further information currently available

Frederick WILKINS

No further information currently available

Ronald WILKINS

No further information currently available

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Margaret BREAD

No further information currently available

Hilda FLACK

No further information currently available

Ruth SUTTON

No further information currently available

THIS ROLL OF HONOUR, RENEWED AND
REWRITTEN, WAS PRESENTED BY THE
ORWELL BRANCH OF THE BRITISH LEGION
RE-DEDICATED ON SUNDAY 8TH JANUARY 1956

(Signed) EVETTE SUMMERS

27 December 2001

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