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WEST WRATTING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson
additional RFC/RNAS/RAF information David Manning

The war memorial is inside the parish church of St. Andrews.

Photograph Copyright © Ann Thompson 2000

"TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
HONOURED MEMORY OF THE
MEN IN THIS VILLAGE WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919"

BEAVIS

Arthur William Charles

Private 9483 1st Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Wednesday, 16th June 1915. Age 19. Son of Arthur Beavis, of West Wratting, Cambs. Buried in ELZENWALLE BRASSERIE CEMETERY, VOORMEZEELE, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I. F. 4.

BROWN

George

Private 16301 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Sunday, 2nd April 1916. Age 23. Son of Mrs. Agnes Rowlingson, of West Wratting, Cambs. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Grave II. D. 232.

CRACKNELL

Charles Ernest

Private 9518 2nd Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died on Friday, 23rd October 1914. Age 32. Son of Stephen and Alice Cracknell, of Charity Farm, Whittlesford, Cambs. West Wratting, Cambs. Buried in YPRES TOWN CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave D1.

KEEPIN

William [L] Frank

Second Lieutenant 139th Sqdn., Royal Air Force who died on Friday, 16th August 1918. Buried in ROMAGNANO COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Italy. Native of West Wratting. Served with RN (most likely RNAS) and then the RAF as observer. Killed in action aged 17 (/), flying a 139 Sqn. Bristol F.2b with pilot Lt. Cyril Robert Howard Jackson (from Coorg, India, aged 20 - also killed). Left base at Villaveria, Italy, for bombing raid, shot down in flames after combat with 4 enemy aircraft over Trento.

MACFALL

Arthur Ernest

Acting Bombardier 44477 20th Heavy Bde. H.Q., Royal Garrison Artillery who died on Sunday, 8th October 1916. Age 23. Son of Henry and Susan MacFall, of West Wratting, Cambs. Buried in Cemetery: SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 544.

PETTIT

Albert George

Sergeant 36606 1st Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales) who was killed in action on Sunday, 24th March 1918. Born Abington, Cambs and enlisted New Market (Great Abington, Cambs). Formerly 4692, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Grave XIX. Q. Z.

RADFORD

Aubrey Sidney

Private 15145 6th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who died on Friday, 4th May 1917. Age 19. Son of John William and Mary Radford, of West Wratting, Cambridge. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. D. 7.

RAWLINGS

William

Private. possibly William Rawlings, Private 24613 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Wednesday, 16th August 1916. Son of Albert and Annie Rawlings; husband of Emily Rawlings, of Barkway, Royston, Herts. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A

SALMON

George

Private 15460 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Thursday, 20th July 1916. Age 26. Grandson of Abraham Salmon, of West Wratting, Common, Cambs. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Grave XII. E. 7.

SANDERSON

George Samuel

Private 12316, 2nd Batt., The Royal West Surrey Regiment, 7th Division. Died in military hospital on the 15th December 1916. Born in West Wratting and enlisted in Bury St Edmunds. Next of kin, West Wratting. Bur Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension F 52.

SANDERSON

James

Lance Corporal 642 18th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F who died on Friday, 28th April 1916. Age 30. Son of Joseph and Mahala Sanderson, of West Wratting, Cambs. Buried in BREWERY ORCHARD CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave IV. B. 19.

STUBBINGS

James

Private. probably J Stubbings, Corporal 7921 1st Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Sunday, 18th April 1915. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, ZILLEBEKE, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No.4 Grave XI. AA. 44.

TAYLOR

Reginald Charles

Private 9482 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on Friday, 4th May 1917. Age 21. Son of Mrs. A. Taylor, of Brickhill Cottage, West Wratting, Cambs. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. K. 13.

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN
THAN THIS; THAT A MAN LAY

7 November 2001

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