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SWAVESEY WAR MEMORIAL HALL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson

For more detailed and comprehensive information see Phil Curme's Swavesey Roll of Honour.

Photograph Copyright © Ann Thompson 2000

THE ROLL OF HONOUR
OF SWAVESEY MEN WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION, OR WHO DIED FROM
WOUNDS OR DISEASE IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919.
'THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.'

BEAUMENT
Henry
7th Canadian Infantry . Missing, believed killed 24-26 April, 1915.
BEAUMENT, M.C.
George
13th East Surrey Regt. Died of wounds 9 April, 1918.
BROOKS
George
1st. East Lancashire Regt. Killed in Action, 14 Nov. 1914.
COULSON
Walter
Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 2 Oct. 1918.
DING
Arthur George
4th Rifle Brigade Died of Wounds when a Prisoner of War, Bulgaria, 16 Aug., 1918.
DODSON
Alfred Charles
2nd Essex Regt. Killed in Action 15 Aug., 1918.
DODSON
Jonas
11th Suffolk Regt. Missing, believed killed 1 July, 1916.

From Andy Pay's research into the Marquis de Ruvigny' s Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 2, Part 3, Page 81 Private J. DODSON , number 16374 (Service) Battalion , Suffolk Regiment. Son of Charles Dodson by his wife,Charlotte, daughter of Charles W Thurbon. Born Swavesy 12-2-1877 , educated there . Was a bricklayer. Enlisted voluntarily 9-11-14, went to France 9-1-15 and was killed in action 1-7-16 during the Battle of the Somme.

Buried on the battlefield. He married at Swavesy 24-5-1898 Ann Thorp daughter of Charles William Thurlow and had nine children , Jonas Albert born 1-6-03, Charles William born 2-8-06, George Cecil born 8-9-07, Jack born 5-9-09, Gladys Edith born 31-1-00, Charlotte Ellen born 7-8-01, Bertha Ann born 7-8-04, Clara born 2-2-12 and Beatrice Mary born 22-4-14.

FROMENT
Samuel John
10th Queen’s (RYS) Regt. Killed in Action 5 Aug. 1917.
GOAD
James William
Royal Army Service Corps. Died (Dysentery) in Italy 28 July 1918.
GRAVES
Henry George
Royal Garrison Art. Died of wounds 25 March, 1918.
HARDEN
William
5th Shropshlre L.I. Died (Bronchitis, etc) 29 April, 1918.
HEPHER
James William
11th Suffolk Regt. Killed in Action 1 Aug. 1917.
HEPHER, DCM
Wilfred
Royal Engineers. Killed in Action 28 April, 1916.
HEPHER
Cyril George
7th East Yorks. Regt. Died of wounds 30 Nov., 1918
HOWLETT
Harold Charles
11th. Suffolk Regt. Missing, believed killed 9-19 April, 1918.
LARGE
Alfred
1/1st Yorkshire Regt. Died (Pneumonia, etc.) 29 April, 1919.
LINFORD
Alfred Aaron
11th Suffolk Regt. Killed in Action 28 April, 1917.
MARTIN
Herbert James
2nd Suffolk Regt. Killed in Action 30 Sept., 1915.
METCALFE
Walter
11th R.W. Kent Regt. Missing, believed killed 20 Sept, 1917.
NEAL
Walter
1st Beds. Regt. Died of Wounds 12 1916.
NORMAN
George Henry
7th R.W. Kent Regt. Died of wounds 3 Oct. 1916.
PARISH
James Harold
11th R.W. Kent Regt. Killed in action on 1 August, 1917 at Pilken Ridge at the beginning of the Third Battle of Ypres.
PARISH
Joseph Barker
1st East Kent Regt. Died of wounds 11 Nov., 1918.
PRIOR
James William
11th Suffolk Regt. Missing, believed killed 1 July, 1916.
TRUNDLEY
Watson
1st R. Scots Fusiliers Killed in Action 25 Sept., 1915.
WRIGHT
James William
2/7th V. Riding Regt. Killed in Action 1 Nov., 1918.

REFERENCE
: A pamphlet in the Cambridgeshire Collections, Central Public Library, Cambridge: front cover reads:
"SWAVESEY
War Memorial Hall
Erected by public subscription
And / Dedicated to the Men of
Swavesey Who
Gave their lives for their
Country in the Great War
1914 - 1919 .
Opening Ceremony Performed
By the
Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire
C.R.W. Adeane, Esq., C.B.
15th May 1924."

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