War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards
additional RFC/RNAS/RAF information David Manning
names are taken from the Roll of Honour in the Church.
The full Roll lists those who served as well.
There were no Second World War casualties.
G/36848, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, died 23 October
1918, age 23, Born Bottisham, Cambs, enlisted Biggleswade, Beds.
Son of Mrs. Martha Danby, of 18, Beach Rd., Clacton-on-Sea.
Roll of Honour in church gives Regiment as East Surrey Regiment,
but also states that he died on this date in Russia both the CWGC
and SDGW state Royal Sussex. Buried: MURMANSK
NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Russian Federation.
326794, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, died of wounds 26
August 1918, age 24. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Margaret J. Crowley
(formerly Lyon), of 59, Oswald St., Liverpool, and the late James
Lyon. Formerly 4527, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried:
DAOURS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France.
60172, 32nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, killed in action 3 August
1917, age 29. Resident Royston, enlisted Bedford. Son of James and
Susan Mead, of 66, Tadlow, Royston, Herts. Formerly 5523,
Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN
GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Lieutenant, 47th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, died of wounds 20
November 1917. Roll of Honour in Church states that he died of wounds
received at Salonica whilst a PoW in Bulgaria, verified by the SDGW.
Son of the late Dr. Brendon Gubbin, of Bristol. Married Enid L Cooper
in Bristol between July and September 1914. Emigrated to Rhodesia
at age 17, where he bought a farm. Returned to UK, with his wife
and young son, and was commissioned in RFC. Severely wounded and
taken POW 29 October 1917, flying Armstrong-Whitworth FK.8, with
observer 1 A/M T.H.Bury (POW), during bombing raid by 5 aircraft
of 47 Sqn. to Cestevo ammunition dump. The formation was attacked
by 8 enemy fighters and lost 2 aircraft. Gubbin was wounded in the
left arm, back and leg (which was later amputated). Before he died,
he was able to write a letter (forwarded by the Red Cross at Geneva)
to his wife, giving details of his capture. (See "Over the
Balkans and South Russia 1917-1919" by H.A. Jones MC pub.1923)
Buried in SKOPJE BRITISH CEMETERY, Macedonia, The former Yugoslav
1 February, 2014