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SWAFFHAM BULBECK WAR MEMORIAL


Photographs copyright © Phil Curme 2000

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.

1914-1918

BAREFORD 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
BROWN

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.

BUTLER

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.

BUTLER

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.

CORNWELL

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.

DAY

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.

FORDHAM

Bert

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.

JOHNSON

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.

LAWRENCE

Joseph

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.

PEARMAN

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

PETERS, MM

Edward

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.

ROLPH

Ernest

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.

SCOTT

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.

SHIPP

Albert

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.

WISBEACH

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

1939-1945
MARSH

James William

No further details currently.

MILLER

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.

WATERS

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:

HARDY

John William

No further details currently.

Last updated 6 July, 2008

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