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WESTON COLVILLE WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards

This memorial is inside the Church. For ease of reading the names have been sorted into alpabetical order.

To the glory of God
and in Honoured memory of
the men of this parish
who died in the Great War
1914 1918

And in the War 1939 45
BOWYER

Morton Alfred

Lance Corporal 392006, 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 25/4/1918. Born Weston Colville, enlisted London, resident Cambridgeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 87 and 88.

CHAPMAN

George Harry

Private 27724, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 10/4/1917. Born Dullingham, Enlisted Newmarket, resident Weston Colville. Buried in FAMPOUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 28.

CHAPMAN

[James] Elfric

Private 10380, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 1/7/1916. Age 20. Born and resident Weston Colville, enlisted Colchester. Son of Francis Fuller Chapman and Gertrude Ellen Chapman, of 65, Weston Colville, Cambridge. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.

DEAN

George Frederick

Private 40188, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12/1/17. Aged 30. Born Weston Colville, enlisted Bury St Edmund's, resident Bartlow. Son of David and Louisa Dean, of Weston Colville, Cambs; husband of A. E. Dean, of Church St., Ickleton, Great Chesterford, Essex. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 15. See also Ickleton.

HEATH

Charles

Private 27722, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 18/4/1918. Aged 43. Son of John and Eliza Heath, of 60, Weston Colville, Cambridge. Buried in CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 5.

HEATH

Frank[lyn]

Private 5237, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 13/6/16. Aged 24. Son of William and Mary Heath, of Willingham Green, Brinkley, Newmarket. Native of Weston Colville, Cambridge. Buried in CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 16.

HEATH

Hugh

Private 13360, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 16/8/16. Aged 21. Born Weston Colville, enlisted Newmarket. Son of William and Mary Heath, of Willingham Green, Brinkley, Newmarket. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

MARSH

Clifford G

Pte. 13th London Probably: d 15/5/1915, buried: HAVERHILL CEMETERY, Suffolk, United Kingdom.

OSBORNE

Harry

Pte. 1st Irish Guards kia 27/9/18 age 27. Buried: SANDERS KEEP MILITARY CEMETERY, GRAINCOURT-LES-HAVRINCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Son of George Osborne, of Hall Farm, Weston Colville, Cambs.

POTTER

Frederick aka Fred

Private 9218, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12/10/1916. Born Weston Colville, enlisted Cambridge. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

POTTER

James A

Private 267827, 7th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Died 1/5/1920. Buried in NEWMARKET (EXNING) CEMETERY, Suffolk, United Kingdom. Reference C.O.G. 115.

PURKISS

Harry Edward

Private G/25881, 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 29/9/1918. Aged 19. Born and resident Weston Colville, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Alma Ann Purkiss, of 23, Church End, Weston Colville, Cambs. Buried in UNICORN CEMETERY, VEND'HUILE, Aisne, France. Plot II.Row B. Grave 13.

TAYLOR

Albert

[Listed as 5th Bn. on memorial] Private 202128, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 23/4/1917. Aged 21. Born Weston Colville, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of James Thomas and Ellen Taylor, of The Green, Weston Colville, Cambs. Formerly 201191, Private, Killed in action 20/7/1916 and formerly 3758, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

TAYLOR

Reginald

Private 10088, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9/11/1914. Aged 24. Born Weston Colville, enlisted Bedford. Son of James Thomas and Ellen Taylor, of The Green, Weston Colville, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11.

TAYLOR

Seth

Private 5534, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 1/7/1916. Born Weston Colville, enlisted Newmarket. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 B and 6 C.

WATTS

George

Private 5337, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died 11/5/19. Aged 33. Son of Daniel and Sarah Watts, of Link Hall Farm Cottage, Six Mile Bottom, Cambs. See also Six Mile Bottom. Buried in South-East part of COLVILLE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.

WORMALD

Oliver Edward

Captain, 5th Battalion (Territorial) Suffolk Regiment. Died 2/2/17, after serving in Galipoli. Age 32. Buried in South-East part of WESTON COLVILLE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.

1939-1945
TAYLOR

Reginald George

Private 5831244, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died as a prisoner of war of the Japanese 18/11/1943. Aged 24. Son of Maurice and Hannah Taylor, of Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 2. Row K. Grave 75.

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