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In honoured memory of parishioners
who fell in the Great War 1914-1918.

These names were taken from the photograph which suffers in clarity. If you know any of these names are incorrect or have details please contact us. There is also a Roll of Honour in the church, these entries are a collation of both sets of information.


Alfred Manning
Sgt. 2nd Bt. Essex Reg., d 3/5/1917, age 31, commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Reuben Bareford, of Swaffham, Bulbeck, Cambridge
Arthur George
probably Arthur George Brow, Sapper 22200, 422nd Company, Corps of Royal Engineers. Killed in action Tuesday, 31st July 1917 in France and Flanders. Born Ipswich, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 9.
Henry George
Lance Corporal, 7713, 1st Bn., North Staffordshire Regiment who died on Sunday, 25th June 1916. Age 28. Son of Charles J. and Sarah Butler, of Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridge. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VIII. B. 106.
Owen James
2nd Lt. 7th Bt. Norfolk Reg., d 16/10/1918, age 20, buried: AUBY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Butler, of Archer's Farm, Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambs.
Arthur Elias
Private 44679, 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action Monday, 23rd April 1917 in France and Flanders. Born and resident Swaffham Bulbeck, enlisted Newmarket, Suffolk. Formerly 34641, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. F. 32.
George N
Private 9905 2nd Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died of wounds on Thursday, 7th December 1916. Born Little Swaffham, enlisted Cambridge, resident Trumpington. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. D. 10.
Private, 20471, 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Monday, 3rd July 1916. Age 26. Son of Nathan Fordham of Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridge. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
Arthur John
Private 71974 1st Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.) who was killed in action on Tuesday, 31st July 1917. Born Swaffham, Cambs, enlisted Newmarket, Suffolk, resident Islington, Middlesex. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave III. K. 17.
Bombardier, 21077, 35th Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died on Monday, 1st April 1918. Age 31. Son of Emily and William Lawrence, of Long Meadow, Bottisham Lode, Cambs. Buried in LOUVENCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 32.
Albert Edward
Lance Corporal, 16567, 11th Bn ., Suffolk Regiment, who died on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 23. Son of Mr. C. Pearman, of Chalk Farm, Bottisham, Cambs. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A
Gunner, 82995, "A" Bty. 94th Bde., Royal Field Artillery, who died on Monday, 18th September 1916. Age 21. Son of Albert and Elizabeth Peters, of Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambs. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 A and 8 A.
L/Cpl. 25th Bt. Australian Infantry, A.I.F., d 10/6/1918, age 31, commemorated: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Son of Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth Rolph. Born at Swaffham, Cambs, England.
Edward Thomas
Private, 320906, 15th, Suffolk Regiment, who died of wounds on, Sunday, 29th September 1918. Born Swaffham, enlisted Newmarket. Formerly 47561, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave S. II. E. 2.
Private 24766 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 26th April 1917. Born Swaffham Bulbeck, enlisted Newmarket. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
Alfred John
Private, 28790, 2nd Bn., Hampshire Regiment who died on Wednesday, 2nd October 1918. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162
James William
No further details currently.
Terence George
Private, 2188361, 46 Coy., Aux. Mil., Pioneer Corps who died on Monday, 17th June 1940. Age 22. Son of Harold and Thurza Butler, of Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire. Sp. Mem. "C". Buried in PORNIC WAR CEMETERY, Loire-Atlantique, France. Grave 1. C. 8.
John Stephen
[Stephen John Victor Frank on CWGC] A/cm 2nd Class, R.A.F.V.R., d 23/2/1945, age 43, buried: SWAFFHAM BULBECK CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Stephen and Elizabeth Waters; husband of Pearl Waters, of Swaffham Bulbeck.

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

John William
No further details currently.

Last updated 22 July, 2014

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