War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Dave Edwards
memorial is on the village green and takes the form of an stone obelisk.
There are eight names listed for World War 1 and four for World War
loved not their lives unto the death." – Rev. 12, 11.
277th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Died 27 June 1919. Aged 31. Son of Mrs. H. Bailey, of Wicken; husband
of Ethel Bailey, of Chapel Rd., Wicken, Ely, Cambs.
Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal,
Germany. Plot IX. Row E. Grave 18.
19th Battalion, Machine
Gun Corps (Infantry) Died of wounds 8 November 1918. Born and resident
Wicken, enlisted Newmarket. Formerly 616283, London Regiment. Buried
in DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY, BEUGNY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot
III. Row A. Grave 4.
Robert Joseph William
Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed
in action 3 May 1917.Enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Wicken,
Formerly 5870, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). No
known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3 June 1916.
Born Wicken, enlisted Newmarket. Son
of John and Eliza Hall, of 3, High St., Wicken, Soham, Cambs.
in BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France.
Plot I. Row A. Grave 6.
Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 October
1917. Aged 21. Born Wicken, enlisted Newmarket. Son of Nathan and
Charlotte E. Norman, of North St., Wicken, Soham, Cambs. No
known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A.
Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died in
United Kingdom 2 June 1917. Aged 20.
Born and resident Wicken, enlisted Newmarket. Son of George and
L. Rumbelow, of Chapel Lane, Wicken.
Buried in WICKEN CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Grave 245.
7th Battalion, Suffolk
Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1916. Aged 31. Born
Wicken, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Robert and Rachel Scrivener,
of Wicken, Soham, Cambs.
No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.
Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
7453, 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment who was killed in action
Friday, 5th March 1915. Aged 30. Born Stretham, enlised Ely, resident
Soham. Son of Harry and Susan Sennitt; husband of Dora Alice Sennitt,
of Upware, Soham, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN
GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
Also listed on Swaffham Fen
monument is erected in grateful memory of the men from this Parish
who served in His Majesty's Forces and died in the Great War."
Lance Corporal 2623007, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards.
Died 29 April 1945. Aged 23. Son of George and Eliza Sarah Bailey,
of Wicken, Cambridgeshire. Buried in BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY, Soltau,
Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 3. Row A. Grave 3. [Corporal on memorial]
14577070, 14th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire
and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 14 March 1944. Aged 20. Son of Charles
and Lena Rose Fitch, of Wicken, Cambridgeshire. Buried in BEACH
HEAD WAR CEMETERY, ANZIO, Italy. Plot VII. Row E. Grave 1.
2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died during the Battle for
Singapore against the Japanese between 14 and 15 February 1942.
Aged 23. Husband of Anne Christina Martin, of Newmarket, Suffolk.
No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery,
Singapore. Column 59.
Claude Walter George
Gunner 1142116, 454 Battery, 3 Mountain Regiment, Royal Artillery.
Died 26 March 1945. Aged 22. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY,
Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 53. Row C. Grave 1. [Spelt
Claud on mmeorial]
13 February, 2012