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World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Dave Edwards

These names are taken from a small framed scroll in the church.

Photograph Copyright © 1999

In Memoriam
this Tablet was erected in Memory of


Frederick Charles

Private 326914, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20th June 1918. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4758, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in Ecoust-St. Mein British cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave A. 7.


Albert Henry

Private 6004, 16th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Invasion Force. Killed in action on the Somme 6th February 1917. Age 27. Occupation Farmer. Born London. Enlisted Nyabing, Western Australia on 10th March 1916. Residenmt Kattanning, Western Australia. Next of kin, father, W Currington, The Green, Rampton, Cambridgeshire. Commemorated on Villiers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France.


Alphonso Norris

Private 3255, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th November 1916. Aged 19. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of James and Emmeline Norman, of High St., Rampton, Cambridge. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B



No further information currently.



probably Albert PARKER, Private 205968, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 9th August 1919 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4560, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridge, Grave C. 2053.



Private 36608, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 4th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Rampton, enlisted Cottenham. Formerly 4762, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.



Gunner 154099, 335th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 2nd July 1918. Aged 21. Born Rampton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Parker, of North View, Rampton, Cambs. Buried in Solferino Farm Cemetery, Brielen, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. C. 21.


Ernest George

Private G.14897, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action near Ypres 24th December 1916. Aged 22. Born in Rampton and enlisted in Cambridge. Brother of Sidney and Jesse Jakes (below). Son of Levi and Elizabeth Young, of Sunnyside, Rampton, Cambs. Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium. Grave B.73.



Private G.11327, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division (SDGW 9th. Battalion). Died of wounds 3rd September 1917. Wounded at Ypres. Born Rampton, enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in Voormezeele Enclosures 1/2 Belgium. Grave B.124. Also commemorated on Chichester Cathedral Memorial Panels.



Private 326912, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th August 1917. Aged 21. Born Rampton, enlisted Cambridge. Brother of Ernest George Jakes (above)m and Sidney Jakes Young (below). Son of Levi and Elizabeth Young, of Sunnyside, Rampton, Cambs. Formerly 4756, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


Sidney Jakes

Private 7239, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 26th August 1914 in France & Flanders. Age 29. Born Rampton, enlisted Waterbeach. Son of Levi and Elizabeth Young, of Sunnyside, Rampton, Cambs. Husband of Mrs. M. Young, of near The Old Schools, Histon, Cambs. Brother of Ernest George and Jesse Young (above). Commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.

of this village
who made the supreme sacrifice during
The Great War 1914-1918

Greater love hath no man than this
That a man lay down his life for his friends

Attached to the base of the frame is a further plate

1939 1945


Leslie Walter

Probably: Flight Sergeant, Pilot 407 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 31st January 1942, age 20. Son of Walter and Mabel Jaggard; husband of Joyce Sylvia Jaggard. Buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery, Netherlands. See also Chesterton.



Driver 2003073, 560 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died as Prisoner of War (Japanese) 1st December 1943, age 25. Born and resident Cambridgeshire. Buried in Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. Grave 6.A.8.

Buried in the Churchyard NOT on memorial:


Sidney Arthur

Private 5959508, Pioneer Corps. Died 11th January 1944, age 33. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stearn, husband of Frances Lilian Stearn, of Rampton.

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