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TEVERSHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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War Memorial is located in the churchyard. All Saints, Teversham. It contains the name of the Kester brothers. Twins, one of whom is buried close to the Memorial.

Photographs Copyright © Phil Curme & Ann Thompson 2000

"Teversham"

"1914 - I.M.S. - 1918"

KESTER

Alfred John

Pte Suffolk Regiment. 4th Bn. Brother of DBK. Husband of Dorothy Ellen Kester. Son of Alfred and Sarah Ann Kester, of Teversham. Aged 27. 201884. Buried Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery. Twin of David below.
KESTER

David Beaumont

Buried in All Saints Teversham, Churchyard. At South-East corner, near entrance. Private 59859 3rd Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment. Died on Sunday, 3rd November 1918. Also in loving memory of his twin brother Alfred John Kester Killed in action 27/9/17. Son of Alfred & Sarah Ann Kester. Husband of Esther Kester. Aged 28. Father of Victor D.Kester - see WW2 below.
NOBLE

Charles

Private 16692 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Thursday, 6th July 1916. Age 24. Son of Josiah and Eliza Noble, of Teversham, Cambridge. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Grave I. F. 35.
OSBORNE

Frederick J

possibly F J Osborne, Private G/14078 10th Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) who died on Saturday, 7th October 1916. Buired in A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS, Somme, France. Grave II. M. 25.
REEVE

Arthur

Private, 6968, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1914, aged 27. Born Teversham, enlisted Cambridge. Brother of James William Reeve, 17, Burr Road, Southfields, Wandsworth, London. Commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France..

"R.I.P. Teversham 1920"
"1939 - 1945"

SYMONDS

Frank Herbert

Lance Corporal 2657692 50th Div. Sigs., Royal Corps of Signals who died on Monday, 1st June 1942. Age 24. Son of Frank and Florence B. Symonds, of Teversham, Cambridgeshire. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 51.
KESTER

Victor David

Private 5932422 1st Bn. The Cambridgeshire Regiment, Suffolk Regiment who died on Wednesday, 16th June 1943. Age 26. Son of Pte D.B.Kester. See WW1 above. Stepson of Arthur John Hiner. Buried at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar.
PLUMB

Arthur William

Private 5833089 5th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Sunday, 15th February 1942. Age 29. Son of Daken James Plumb and Matilda Plumb, of Teversham, Cambridgeshire. Buried in KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Grve 17. B. 6.
BENDALL

Bernard Owen

Serjeant 7591556 Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, prisoner of war, who died on Thursday, 12th August 1943. Age 28. Son of Winthrop and Bertha Olga Bendau; husband of Lucy May Bendall, of Teversham, Cambridgeshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Grave 6. C. 21. See also Cherry Hinton
   
Buried in the churchyard are :-
HALLIDAY

Henri Selwyn

Second Lieutenant 132753 31 Lt. A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery who died on Friday, 18th July 1941. Age 22. Son of A. Jack and C. Lois Halliday, of Morden, Surrey; husband of Barbara J. Halliday.
MARRINER

John Eerik Dalrymple

Leading Aircraftman 1060077 Pilot U/T Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Saturday, 4th January 1941. Age 19. Son of Kenneth Dalrymple Marriner and Margarethe Marriner, of Langton Green, Kent.

Within the churchyard there is a memorial garden
commemorating the 50th anniversary of VE day.

Last updated 11 April, 2014

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