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STETCHWORTH - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards
additional information Keith Barker

This memorial is a stone pillar at the junction of High Street and Church Lane.


Photographs (Above and right) Copyright © Keith Barkerr 2002
Photographs (of name plaques) Copyright ©David Male 2005

1914 1918
Lest we forget

Erected by voluntary subscription to commemorate these men

AVES

Alvah

Pte. 12847, 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., died of wounds 18/2/1915, age 17, buried: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY (NORD), Nord, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Aves, of Hall Farm, Stetchworth, Newmarket. Born Six Mile Bottom, enlisted Newmarket.

BRADFORD

Amos

Rfm. 3rd Bt. Rifle Brigade, d 23/10/1914, age 22, commemorated: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Son of Mrs. Ada Marsh, of Ley Rd., Stetchworth, Newmarket.

CARLTON

Bert

Pte. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 20/7/1916, age 33, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Son of Frederick and Kate Carlton, of Stetchworth, Newmarket, Cambs.

CATES

William Henry

Pte. 1st/5th Bt. Norfolk Reg., d 2/11/1917, age 29, commemorated: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Cates, of High St., Stetchworth, Newmarket.

CLAYDON

William

Private 4532, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds on Friday, 22nd September 1916. Enlisted Cambridge. Buried in MESNIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France.

CLAYDON

Edward Amos

Pte. 49601, 6th Bt. Northamptonshire Reg., killed in action 18/9/1918, commemorated: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Born Dullingham, enlisted Cambridge.

COWDRAY

SJ

possibly SIDNEY JOHN COWDREY Lance Serjeant 320379, 5th Bn.Suffolk Regiment who died on Tuesday 6th November 1917. Age 24. Son of George and Agnes Ellen Cowdrey, of Bracklands, Chickerell, Weymouth. Native of Drayton, Berks. Enlisted Woodbridge. Formerly 3262, Suffolk Yeomanry. Buried in BEERSHEBA WAR CEMETERY Israel

COOPER

John William

Private 13900, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 9th August 1917. Born Stetchworth, enlisted Newmarket. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIALPas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

COOPER

GF

Possibly: Pte. George Frederick Cooper, 7th Bt. Royal Berkshire Reg., d 9/5/1917, age 30, buried: DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. (served as GEORGE WEBB), 14. Formerly 5868, Hertfordshire Regiment. Enlisted Hertford, resident Newmarket. Son of John William and Elizabeth Ann Cooper, of 9, London Rd., nr. Newmarket.

DANIELS

John

Lance Corporal 27045, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action Saturday 16 September 1916 . Age 19 . Son of Mrs. S. E. Daniels, of Hall Farm, Newmarket. Born Stetchworth (spelt Sketchwood), enlisted Gateshead, resident Newmarket. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIALSomme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C

GATES, [D.C.M.]

Cecil Alexander

C.S.M. 2nd Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 11/5/1915, age 27, buried: WYTSCHAETE MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of George and Elizabeth Gates, of Stetchworth, Newmarket.

GATES

George Albert

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 9/4/1917, age 24, buried: ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Son of George and Elizabeth Gates, of Stetchworth, Newmarket.

FULLER

John Arthur

Pte. 9th Bt. Royal Sussex Reg., d 21/3/1918, age 20, commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Son of John and Ellen Fuller, of Stetchworth, Newmarket.

LANCASTER

George William

Pte. Coldstream Guards, d 10/1/1917, age 24, buried: STETCHWORTH (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Henry Reginald and Sarah Ann Lancaster, of Stetchworth.

MURKIN

Frank

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 1/7/1916, age 24, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Son of George and Hannah Murkin, of Stetchworth, Cambs.

NICHOLS

Bertie Phillip

Cpl. 8th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 19/5/1917, age 22, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of John and Sarah Jane Nichols, of Round House, Stetchworth, Newmarket. His brother John William also fell.

NICHOLS

John William

Rfm. 9th Bt. Rifle Brigade, d 3/5/1917, age 20, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of John and Sarah Jane Nichols, of Round House, Stetchworth, Newmarket. His brother Bertie Phillip also fell.

PEARMAN

George William

Gnr. 91st Anti Aircraft Sect., Royal Garrison Artillery, d 18/12/1918, age 32, buried: MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Pearman, of Mill Rd., Stetchworth. Newmarket, Cambs.

ROOTE

William

Private M/286805, Army Service Corps, died 16/7/1917 in Mesopotamia, buried: BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Husband of Mrs. A. K. Roote, of 7, London Road Cottages, Newmarket. Born Horseheath, enlisted Newmarket, resident Stetchworth.

SETCHELL

[S] John

 

Private 26699, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 17th August 1917. Born and resident Stetchworth, enlisted Newmarket. Formerly 23870, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in OAK DUMP CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave A. 1.

SMITH

James

Pte. 11th Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 28/4/1917, age 19, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Edward and Ada Smith, of Mill Corner, Stetchworth, Cambs.

WOOLLARD

Richard

Pte. 1st Bt. Suffolk Reg., d 29/4/1915, age 23, buried: HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Son of Lucy Woollard, of Stetchworth, Newmarket, and the late Isaac Woollard.

WELLS

George William

Serjeant 4522, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on Monday 14 February 1916 . Born Newmarket, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Stetchworth. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. I. H. 14

WELLS

Walter

Pte. 2nd Bt. Hampshire Reg., d 12/4/1918, age 20, commemorated: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Son of Walter Wells, of Stetchworth, Newmarket, Cambs.

ALSO
1939 1945

BATEMAN

Horace Frederick

Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 12/9/1944, age 27, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of Lewis and Edith Bateman, of Stetchworth, Cambridgeshire.

BURLING

Albert James

Probably: Flt. Sgt. Air Gnr., R.A.F.V.R., d 1/5/1945, age 20, buried: TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Son of Albert Edward and Annie Burling, of Cross Green, Suffolk.

CARLTON

Arthur William

Pte. 1st Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 27/10/1943, age 25, buried: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Son of Ernest William and Florence Hannah Carlton, of Stetchworth, Cambridgeshire.

HIGHSTED

Thomas Henry

Pte. Pioneer Corps, d 15/6/1942, age 35, buried: STETCHWORTH (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Thomas and Florence Highsted, of Stetchworth.

MARSHALL

Reginald George

Pte. 2nd Bt. Cambridgeshire Reg., d 1/9/1944, age 31, commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Son of George Frederick and Alice Maud Marshall, of Stetchworth, Cambridgeshire; husband of Olive Mary Marshall, of Stetchworth.

19 May 2005
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