TOFT WAR MEMORIAL
War 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards
is no memorial in the church or village to men who died in the First
World War, however there is a plaque on the church organ saying that
is was built as a memorial to those who served in the Great War, and
restored as a memorial to those who died in the Second World War.
First World War memorial lists one man for Toft:
Lieutenant, 3 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and 3rd (King's Own)
Hussars. Killed in action 14 March 1916. Aged 21. Born 22 September
1894 in Aldershot. Son of Col Philip Beauchamp Taylor, CBE. Awarded
the Military Cross (M.C.). Educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming,
Surrey. Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates, 1 September
1915. Buried in the North part of BILLY-MONTIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY,
Pas de Calais, France. Grave 1. See also Charterhouse
from England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index
of Wills and Administrations) 1919:
Denis Percival Beauchamp of Toft Manor Cambridge
M.C. lieutenant 3rd Hussars and Royal Flying Corps died on or
since 14 March 1916 in France Administration London
9 May to Philip Beauchamp Taylor colonel H.M. Army (retired).
Effects £4512 0s. 8d.
There are adverts in the Cambridge newspapers in August 1918 for
the contents of Toft Manor being sold on the instructions of Col
P Beauchamp Taylor.
Second World War, see Toft Methodist.
METHODIST CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL
memorial is inset into the wall of the Methodist Church.
© Martin Edwards 2000
MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO DIED IN THE WAR OF
Radio Officer, M.V. Abosso (Liverpool), Merchant Navy who died
on Thursday, 29th October 1942. Age 18. Son of Bernard Lister
Tebbit, and May Tebbit, of Haverhill, Suffolk. No known grave.
Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London, United Kingdom Panel
5933218, 1st Battalion, The Cambridgeshire Regiment, Suffolk Regiment,
a prisoner of war, who died of dysentery, at Tamarkan, Thailand,
on Sunday, 3rd October 1943. Aged 23. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR
CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 2. Row K. Grave 15.
is 129 kilometres west-north-west of Bangkok.
5933280 4th Bn., Suffolk Regiment, prisoner of war, who died on
Wednesday, 1st December 1943. Age 34. Husband of Annie P. Braysher,
of Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire. Brit. Buried in YOKOHAMA WAR
CEMETERY, Japan Sec. C. Row A. Grave 7.
War Cemetery is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori,
Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway.
NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
27 March, 2018