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WATERBEACH ST. JOHN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Neville Cross

Photograph Copyright © Ann Thompson 2000

WORLD WAR I

There is a list of names of those who died in the first world war, held on individual boards, within the church of St. John the Evangelist. Most of these names appear on the memorial outside the church.

ANDREWS
William Thomas
Private, 2715, A Company, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Sunday, 14th March 1915 at S.E. Eloi. Age 23. Son of William and Mary Jane Andrews, of Way Lane, Waterbeach, Cambs. Born Waterbeach, enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

BAVESTER
Harold Frederick
Rifleman, A/200558, 4th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps and 1st Battn. Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 18th October 1918. Age 36. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bavester, of Waterbeach; husband of Sarah Ann Bavester, of The Lanes, Waterbeach, Cambridge. Buried in the Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, Nord, France Grave: III. E. 12. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
BAVESTER
Reuben A
[BEVESTER on memorial] Private, 683065, 1st/22nd Bn., London Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 7th June 1917. Commemorated on The YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panels 52 to 54. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

BEETON
Richard
Private, G/29785, 16th Bn., Middlesex Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 10th May 1917. Age 26. Son of George and Harriett Beeton, of The Lanes, Waterbeach; husband of Amy Jane Diver (formerly Beeton), of Lynn House, Waterbeach, Cambridge. Commemorated on The ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial


Richard and Amy Beeton

BOWERS
Martin Fulstone
Private, 325871, 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was missing believed killed on Saturday, 30th March 1918. Born Landbeach, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 2678, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 84 and 85. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
BRANCH
Walter Albert Thomas
Corporal, 2722, BCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 14th October 1916. Age 22. Son of Walter and Hannah Elizabeth Branch, of Denny Cottage, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire. Born Waterbeach, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in Connaught Cemetery, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Grave IX. F. 7. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
BURLING
Harry
Private, 20501, 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

BURROWS
Arthur William
Private, 326556, 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 15th November 1917. Age 19. Son of John William and Ada Jessie Maud Burrows, of Way Lane, Fenleigh Terrace, Waterbeach, Cambs. Enlisted Cambridge. Formrly 3992, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
CHAPMAN
Cecil Harry
Private, 2726, BCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment, who was killed in action on Saturday, 17th April 1915. Age 18. Son of Frederick Chapman, of Denny End, Waterbeach, Cambs. Born Waterbeach, enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated on The YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

DARLING
Frank
Private, 326432, 1st/1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 26th March 1917. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3751, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Zillebeke, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. VII. K. 6. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
DARLING
Harold Williams
Private, 2728, "A" Coy. 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 14th October 1916. Age 21. Son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Darling, of Denny End, Waterbeach, Cambs. Born Waterbeach, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 3751, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

DAY
Clifford George
Private G/66555 The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) who died of wounds on Tuesday, 13th August 1918. Age 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Day, of Willow House, Waterbeach, Cambs. Bried in ADELAIDE CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, Somme, France. Grave II. C. 4. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
DAY
Jack U
Serjeant, 13652, 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Buried BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY, ALBERT, Somme, France. Grave: II. M. 9. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
DAY
Walter
Private, 20502, 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

DENTON
Albert
Private 203227 7th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 21st March 1918. Commemorated on the POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
DIMOCK
Roger Vernon
Private, 40330, 2nd/5th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who was missing believed killed on Monday, 15th April 1918. Age 37. Son of the late Edward and Matilda Elizabeth Dimock, of The Hall, Waterbeach, Cambs. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3. Roger was churchwarden at Waterbeach and a separate plaque commerates him in the church. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

FEAST
Fred[erick]
Private, 26548, 31st Bn., Training Reserve who died in Dover Military Hospital on Monday, 9th April 1917. Age 18. Son of George and Hannah Feast, of Station Rd., Waterbeach, Cambs. Buried WATERBEACH CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Grave 77 (at West end). See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
FLORY
Arnold A
Signal Boy, 2400/SB, H.M.S. Eaglet, Royal Naval Reserve who died in Naval Hospital Liverpool on Monday, 23rd September 1918. Age 16. Son of the Rev. Henry William Flory, M.A., and Mrs. Ruth Willice Flory, of Isleham Vicarage, Ely, Cambs. Buried in Ware New Cemetery, Hertfordshire. Grave 87. 1. 5. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
FLORY
Percival James
Second Lieutenant, 4th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 22nd August 1918. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XXI. E. II. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
FLORY
William Henry
Second Lieutenant, 2nd/4th Bn., Oxford. and Bucks Light Infantry who was killed in action on Thursday, 21st March 1918. Age 22. Son of the Revd. Henry William Flory, M.A., of The Vicarage, Isleham, Cambs., and the late Ruth Willice Flory. A member of Fitzwilliam Hall, Cambridge University, and preparing to take Holy Orders. His two brothers also fell. Commemorated on The POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 50 and 51. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
GARNER
Albert
8th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment. Pte 235174. Died of wounds (DOW). 14/10/17. Formerly 7871, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Born Waterbeach. Enlisted Cambridge. Outersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord, France. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
GARNER
George W
7th Bn, Suffolk Regiment. Pte 26978. Born Waterbeach. Enlisted Cambridge. Missing believed killed in action (KIA). 30/11/17. Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
GARNER
William
Private 36566, 6th Bn, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire) Regiment. Born Waterbeach. Enlisted Cambridge. Resident Waterbeach (Waterbeach). Killed in action 10/3/1917. Formerly 4633, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
GILLSON
William C
Private 3787, 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who died of shot wounds on Thursday, 13th July 1916. Lived High Street, Waterbeach. Enlisted Cambridge. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. F. 84. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
HAYLOCK
Percy Edward
Private, 326863, 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 26th March 1917. Age 25. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. Haylock, of Waterbeach, Cambs. Born Waterbeach, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4670 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Zillebeke, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave VII. K. 7. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
HOWLETT
George A
Private, G/24520, 23rd Bn., Middlesex Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 31st July 1917. Age 27. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Howlett; husband of Ethel Mary Howlett, of Limes Farm, Landbeach, Cambs. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 49 and 51. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

MOULE
Henry
Private, 16358, 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 5th April 1918. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 25. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
PAYTON
Alfred R J
Private, 9091, "A" Coy. 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 1st October 1915. Age 20. Son of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Payton, of Waterbeach Fen, Cambridge. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
PLANT
Vivian George
Leading Signalman, 237621, H.M.S. "Conquest.", Royal Navy who drowned on Tuesday, 28th March 1916. Walton-On-The-Naze (Or Walton-Le-Soken) (All Saints) Churchyard Extension, Essex. The extension contains 21 War Graves, including that of an unidentified seaman of the Royal Navy (grave 587). In a plot on the South boundary are buried 17 sailors and one Marine from H.M.S. "Conquest," hit in the German raid on Lowestoft and Yarmouth in March, 1916; forty officers and men were killed or wounded. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
SHIPP
Bertram E
[Also spelt SHIP] Lance Corporal, 26700, 14th Bn., Hampshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 20th October 1916. Age 20. Buried in Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France. Grave X. H. 4. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
STEARN
Alfred Albert
Private, M/271585, 881st Mechanical Transport Coy., Army Service Corps who died in Hospital in Greece on Wednesday, 14th November 1917. Age 34. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stearn, of High St., Landbeach, Cambs.; husband of Elsie E. Steam, of High St., Waterbeach, Cambs. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece. Grave 1579. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
WALLIS
William
Private, 550180, 10th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt.) who died of wounds on Sunday, 11th August 1918. Age 28. Son of John and Jane Wallis, of Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire; husband of Ada E. Wallis, of 5, Parker's Yard, Longpool, Kendal, Westmorland. Buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave VIA. A. 3. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
WHITEHEAD
Ellis James
Private, 26923, 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 18th August 1916. Age 19. Son of Alice Mary Everitt (formerly Whitehead, of Denney End, Waterbeach, Cambs:, and the late Edward Whitehead. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

WHITEHEAD
Walter Moses
Private, 2743, D Coy, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment, wounded 1st June 1915, died of wounds received in action on Wednesday, 2nd June 1915. Age 19. Son of Ellen Louisa Hills (formerly Whitehead), of Rosemary Terrace, Waterbeach, Cambs., and the late George Whitehead. Born Waterbeach, enlisted Waterbeach. Buried in Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, Nord, France. Grave I. D. 1. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial
WYE
David Henry
Private, G/8060, 1st Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) who died of wounds on Thursday, 18th April 1918. Buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. F. 28. See also Waterbeach Exterior Memorial

M. MENDHAM or C R KNIGHTS not included inside Church, but on the World War 1 memorial, outside Church.

Last updated 2 February, 2012

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