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WISBECH ST AUGUSTINE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2015

The Wisbech, St Augustine’s memorial can be found within the church of St Augustine, St Augustine’s Road, Wisbech. The memorial takes the form of a brass plaque manufactured by Messrs. William Morris & Co of Merton Abbey and cost £640 6s 5d. The dedication and unveiling by Major General Sir Herbert Watts, K.C.B., took place on 25 January 1922. There are 80 names listed for World War 1. The west window was filled with stained glass in 1922, in memory of the men of the parish who fell in the Great War, 1914-18

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2015

IN
GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF THE
MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT

ADDISON Alfred
Private 9598, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 26 September 1914. Aged 17. Born Wisbech, enlisted Northampton. Son of C H & E Addison, of the Borough Cemetery, Wisbech. Buried in CITY OF PARIS CEMETERY, BAGNEUX, Hauts-de-Seine, France. Section 19. Plot I. Row B. Grave 2. See also Wisbech
ALBINS Victor Leonard
[Listed as Leonard Victor on CWGC & SDGW & Wsibech memorial] Private 60191, 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 7 July 1918. Aged 19. Prisoner of War. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Son of Abraham and Mary Ann Albins, of 31 Lynn Rd, Wisbech. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 19. See also Wisbech
ALCOCK William Ernest
Private 2278, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 May 1915. Aged 27. Born Chertsey, Surrey, enlisted Wisbech. Son of Arthur and Maria Alcock. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. See also Wisbech
ALLEN Elijah
Private 16074, 15th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) transferred to 97th Company, Labour Corps. Died 16 December 1918. Aged 30. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Allen, of 26, Lynn Rd., Wisbech. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 996. See also Wisbech
ANDREWS William Silk
Gunner 135763, "B" Battery, 70th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 12 May 1917. Born West Walton, enlisted Wisbech. Buried in TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 15. Also listed West Walton and also Wisbech
BAXTER, MM John
Private 73071, 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 17 October 1917. Aged 26. Born and resident Wisbech, enlisted Birmingham. Son of John Robert and Catharine Baxter, of 3, Russell Street, Wisbech, Cambs. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Formerly 18947, South Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A. See also Wisbech
BENNETT Frederic Ernest aka Fred
Private 9243, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 20 August 1916. Aged 23. Born 20 June 1893 in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, enlisted Peterborough, Northamptosnhire. Baptised 17 September 1893 in All Saints Church, Holbeach, parents Anne and William Bennett. Son of Mrs. Bennett, of 34, Newmarket Rd., Cambridge. Lived at 4 Silver Street, Wisbech. Height 5 feet 7¾ inches, weight 117lbs, girth 35 inches, complexion fresh, eyes grey, hair dark brown, religious denomination Church of England, labourer by trade. Signed Short Service Attestation 4th November 1910 at Peterborough to join Northamptonshire Regiment aged 18 years 4 months. His disciplinary record shows he was unruly when he had had a drink. Buried in BAZENTIN-LE-PETIT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave lost. Special memorial B. 5. See also Wisbech
BORROS Ernest
Private 18886, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1916. Born and enlisted Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Wisbech
BROCK Walter
Driver 162705, 72nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died in Mesopotamia 17 July 1917. Born North Pickenham, Norfolk, enlisted Wisbech. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq, Plot XX. Row H. Grave 8. See also Wisbech
BURGESS [George Robert] Thomas
Private 40371, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 22 May 1918. Aged 32. Son of Thomas and Ruth Burgess, of Lynn Rd., Chapel Lane, Elm, Wisbech; husband of Mrs. F. V. M. Burgess, of 1, Hampden Villas, Chase St., Wisbech, Cambs. Birth registered in the Wisbech Registration District January to March Quarter 1886. Marriage to Florence V Cole registered in the October to December Quarter 1913 in the Wisbech Registration District. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot XII. Row C. Grave 7. See also Wisbech
BURGIS Edward
Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 16 October 1917. Aged 32. In the 1891 census he was aged 5, son of Richard and Eleanor J Burgis, born Docking, Norfolk, resident North Farm, Station Street, Docking. In the 1901 census he was a pupil, aged 15, born Docking, Nordolk, resident Barton Lane, Wisbech. In 1910 he married Grace Wilson at St Peter's, Wisbeach 14 Aril 1910. In 1911 he was M arried to Grace, aged 25. a Timber Merchants Saw Mill Manager, born Docking, resident 85 Lynn Road Wisbech, Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A. See also Wisbech
BURROWS, MM Ernest Revell
Serjeant 16839, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 25. Born Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, enlisted Wisbech. Son of A. Revell and E. Revell Burrows; husband of Elizabeth Lydia Hammond (formerly Burrows), of 14, Bannister's Row, Wisbech, Cambs. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Wisbech
BURTON Isaac
Private 3/9005, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 February 1915. Aged 30. Born Wisbech, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Alice Maria Burton, of 2, Henry St., Wisbech, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Wisbech
CALLOW George
There was a George Callow in the 1871 census, aged 10, born Upton, Northamptosnhire, resident Wisbech, a school pupil. In the 1891 census he is aged 30, a boarder in Wentworth, Yorkshire, a Farm Foreman. In the 1911 census he is aged 50, a Farm Bailiff, born Castor, Northamptonshire, resident Mill Housem Hensolm Pontyclunm Glamorganshire, married to Lucy. There is a G Callow who is listed as Gunner 56239, "C" Battery, 62nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 6 December 1918. Buried in AUBERCHICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 19. See also Wisbech
CARTER John Samuel
Private 40241, 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died of wounds 18 April 1917. Aged 28. Born Bristol, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Wisbech. Son of John Samuel Carter, of Bristol; husband of Grace Amy Carter, of 64, Colville Rd., Wisbech, Cambs. Formerly 20737, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row L. Grave 13. See also Wisbech
CHAMBERS H A
probably Herbert Endersby CHAMBERS, Private 9076, 20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 20 July 1916. Born Suttersby, Lincolnshire, enlisted and resident Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.
CHAPMAN Harold Frederick
Private 24388, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 August 1916. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Son of Mrs. Mildred E. Chapman, of 9, Mount Pleasant, Wisbech. Brother of Herbert (below). Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 26. See also Wisbech
CHAPMAN Herbert Victor
Private 40054, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 19 June 1917. Aged 19. Born and resident Wisbech, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Samuel and Mildred Elizabeth Chapman, of 69, Mount Pleasant, Wisbech, Cambs. Borther of Harold (above). Formerly 28876, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, KASSEL, Hessen, Germany. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 1. See also Wisbech
CHILTON George William
Private 86961, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 28 December 1917. Aged 35. Husband of Alice Chilton, of 4, Chase St., Wisbech. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 637. See also Wisbech
CLARE William Henry
Private 1018, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 Aprilm 1915. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Husband of Ethel Selena Clare, of 4, Whitby St., Wisbech, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. See also Wisbech
CLARKE, MM Frederick
Serjeant 16568, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 October 1916. Born Wisbech, enlisted Norwich. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave.Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, Franced. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See also Wisbech Old Bartonians and also Wisbech
CLARKE William
Private 2900, "C" Company, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 12 October 1915. Aged 18. Born Marham, Norfolk, enlisted Wisbech St Peter. Son of Mr. B. and Mrs. H. Clarke, of 8, Park St., Walsoken, Wisbech. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 103. See also Wisbech
COLE James
Private 20473, "A" Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 41. Born Upwell, enlisted Wisbech. Husband of Susanna Maria Cole, of 16, Whitby St., Wisbech, Cambs. Buried in BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row Q. Grave 10. See also Wisbech
COLLETT Charles Robert
Private 55856, 14th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 2 September 1918. Born Wisbech, enlisted Southend. Formerly 24159, Essex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 6. See also Wisbech
COUSINS William
Private 3738, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 May 1916. Enlisted Cambridge. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row Q. Grave 17. See also Wisbech
CREIGHTON [Edward William] Bernard
Private 2044, "B" Company, 5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died at sea 3 December 1915. Aged 19. Born Walsoken, enlisted King's Lynn. Son of Edward and Mary Anne Creighton, of 18, Gladstone Rd., King's Lynn. Born at Wisbech. Served at Gallipoli. Buried in NETLEY MILITARY CEMETERY, Hampshire. Church of England grave 1763. See also Wisbech
DANN Stanley Charles
Private 1882, Norfolk Yeomanry. Killed in action at Gallipoli 4 December 1915. Enlisted Norwich, resident Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 20. See also Wisbech Old Bartonians and also Wisbech
DAVEY Gordon Wisland
Fourth Mate, S.S. "Alnwick Castle" (London), Mercantile Marine. Died at sea 19 March 1917. Aged 21. Son of Henry and Ellen Elizabeth Davey, of 36, Nene Parade, Wisbech. Born at West Hackney, London. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. See also Wisbech Grammar School and also Wisbech
DENNIS, MC John Neville
Lieutenant, 41st Company, Machine Gun Corps ormerly 11th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds received on the Ypres-Menin Road 15 October 1917. Aged 22. Son of John Herbert and Florence Amy Dennis, of 6, Monica Rd., Wisbech, Cambs. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row O. Grave 9. See also Wisbech Grammar School and also Wisbech

Extract from Supplement to the London Gazette, 7 March, 1918:

T./Lt. John Neville Dennis, M.G. Corps.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the enemy attacked and reached his position, he went about in spite of heavy fire visiting his guns and encouraging his men regardless of his own safety. His splendid example contributed largely to the repulse of the enemy.

 

 

DUFFIELD Arthur
Private 26391, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died in Salonika 28 September 1918. Aged 25. Born London, enlisted Wisbech. Son of Charles and Annie Duffield, of 29, Colville Rd., Wisbech, Cambs. Buried in KIRECHKOI-HORTAKOI MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 134. See also Wisbech
DUNN Charles Harold
Private PS/11314, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 13 November 1916. Born Wisbech, enlisted Peterborough. Buried in REDAN RIDGE CEMETERY NO.2, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. PLot/Row/Section B. Grave 29. See also Wisbech
FENDLEY John
Private 1152, Army Cyclist Corps. Died of influenza and pnuemonia 14 November 1918. Aged 32. Buried 18 November 1918 in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 695. See also Wisbech
FENDLEY John Robert
Leading Stoker 284849, (RFR/CH/B/5634), H.M.S. "Aboukir", Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 22 September 1914. Born 26 April 1877 in Wisbech. Son of Mrs. E.J. Fendley, of 3, Currington Sq., Wisbech, Cambs. Brother of Mrs. S. E. Gowler, of 3, Sluice Passage, Wisbech, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 4. See also Wisbech
FIDDY Ernest James
Private 3/9494, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Born Hamford, Norfolk, enlisted Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Wisbech
FROST [William] Francis
Private 171462, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion. Died between 14 and 16 September 1916. Aged 19. Born 25 July 1897 in Wisbech. Emigrated to Canada 1913 with his parents. Son of William and E. Frost, of 25, Watson Avenue, Toronto. Glove cutter by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted 31 July 1915 in Toronto. Height 5 feet 7 inches, girth 29¾ inches, complexion dark, eyes blue, hair brown, religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3323 - 2 See also Wisbech
GARNER John Edward
Corporal 12111, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 April 1918. Born and resident Wisbech, enlisted Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4. See also Wisbech
GILL Walter
Private 326941, "C" Company, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 October 1916. Aged 39. Born Wisbech, enlisted Cambridge. Son of the late James and Mary Gill. Formerly 4802, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B. See also Wisbech
GOODE Wilfred Samuel
Private 16269, 11th (Cambridgeshire) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Enlisted 9 November 1914 at Wisbech, aged 21, discharged from the service 7 July 1915 as mo longer fit for service, Son of Margaret Goode, 25 Park Rd, Wisbech. Printer, employed by Balding & Mansell, Wisbech. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Wisbech, son of Samuel and mArgaret J Goode, resident 4, Sluice Passage, Wisbech. In 1911 he was l;iving with his sister and brother-in-law; he was a Stereotyper, aged 18, born Wisbech, resident 25 York Road, Wisbech. He died in 1915, aged 22, buried 8 October 1915 in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire.
GRIGGS Alma
Able Seaman London Z/4469, H.M.S. "Laburnum", Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 9 December 1916. Aged 21. Born 29 March 1891 in Ridge, Cambridge. Carpenter by trade. Entered the service 17 November 1915. Church of England. Non-swimmer. Husband of Mrs Alice Griggs, of The Elms, Shepperton, Middlesex. Height 5 ft 4¾ inches. waist between 34" and 36", complexion medium, hair brown, eyes brown. In the 1891 census Alma Griggs is aged 1, born Wisbech, son of George and Matilda Griggs, resident Tide Street, Wisbech. In the 1901 cenus he is aged 11, son of George and Matilda Griggs, born Wisbech, resident 5, Tide Street, Wisbech. In the 1911 cenus he is aged 21, a Joiner, born Wisbech, resident 747 Old Kent Road S E, Camberwell, London. Brother of Harry (below).No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 20. See also Wisbech
GRIGGS Harry
Private 26028, 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Born Wisbech, enlisted Doncaster, Yorkshire. In the 1901 census he is aged 11, born Wisbech, son of George and Matilda Griggs, resident 5, Tide Street, Wisbech. Brother of Alma (above). In the 1911 census he is a Cooper, aged 20, born Wisbech, living with his parents at 5 Tide Street, Wisbech. Formerly 20109, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A. See also Wisbech
GROOM George Albert
Private 251220, 3rd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died of wounds 10 April 1917. Aged 25. Enlisted Edmonton, resident Tottenham. Son of John and Annie Groom, of 3, New Parade, Wisbech, Cambs. Formerly 129, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row G. Grave 5. See also Wisbech
HAINES Thomas
Private 326327, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 26 September 1918. Aged 27. Enlisted Wisbech. Son of Mr. W. Haines and Mrs. A. Haines, of 1, Canal St., Wisbech. Formerly 3580, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 33. See also Wisbech
HALL Stanley [Lewis]
Private 119685, 21st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 23 August 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Son of Mrs. J. W. Hall, of 20, Lynn Rd., Wisbech, Cambs., and the late Mr. J. W. Hall. Formerly 36000, East Surrey Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10. See also Wisbech
HALLIDAY William
Able Seaman, S.S. "Humber" (London), Mercantile Marine. Died 25 January 1918. Aged 27. Son of the late Stephen Thomas and Mary Ann Halliday; husband of Louisa Mary Halliday (nee Freear), of 6, North Terrace, Wisbech, Cambs. Born at Whitstable. Married Louisa Mary Frear 24 May 1915 in St. Peter, Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. See also Wisbech
HARE John [Alfred]
Second Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps and 10th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in plane crash, at Catterick, 1 March 1917. Lived in Colville Road, Wisbech. Killed in flying accident while training as a pilot at 6 (Reserve) Aqn., Catterick, flying a Vickers FB.9. The other occupant of the aircarft was Lt. W.E. Birch who was injured. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 8. See also Wisbech
HARROD John William
Private PLY/1260(S), 2nd Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 28 April 1917. Aged 27. Born 4 August 1891 in Cambridge. Son of J. W. and Mary Ann Harrod, of 16, Trafalgar Rd., Wisbech, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1. See also Wisbech
HARROLD Charles
No further information currently available. See also Wisbech
HEWITT Ronald [Sydney Charles]
Private 13902, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 16 March 1815. Aged 21. Born Lewisham, Kent, enlisted Nottigham, resident Notting Hill, Middlesex. Son of Thomas and Jane Hewitt, of 209, Clarendon Rd., Notting Hill, London. Lodged at 12 Canal Street, Wisbech, and worked at Friday Bridge. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 24. See also Wisbech
HICKS Ernest Robert
Private 3/10524, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 May 1915. Born Great Yarmouth, enlisted Wisbech. Buried in BLAUWEPOORT FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 30. See also Wisbech
HILL Charles Willie
Private 41095, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 2 October 1919. Aged 43. Husband of Ellen E. Long (formerly Hill), of 18, Russell St., Wisbech. Alternative Commemoration - buried in Wisbech General (Leverington Road) Cemetery. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Screen wall. See also Wisbech
HOLMAN John William
Private G/51341, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 40. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Holman, of 34, Lynn Rd., Wisbech; husband of Mabel May Baker (formerly Holman), of 2, Chapel St., Wisbech, Cambs. Formerly 3176, Royal Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. See also Wisbech
HOPKIN Charles William Fisher
[Listed as HOPKINS and service no 23519 on SDGW] Private 235119, 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 5 October 1918. Aged 27. Born and resident Wisbech, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Buried GUIZANCOURT FARM CEMETERY, GOUY, Aisne, France. Also listed on Wisbech, Old Bartonians and Wisbech
HUTCHESSON Frederick
Private 9154, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 15 February 1915. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Son of H. S. Hutchesson, of 9, Canal St., Wisbech, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Wisbech
LEAK Ernest H
Rifleman 495446, 6th Battalion (City of London Rifles), London Regiment. Died 16 February 1919. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 130. Also listed on Wisbech Old Bartonians and also Wisbech
LENTON John William
Lance Corporal 40140, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 October 1916. Enlisted Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See also Wisbech
LINCOLN Alfred
Serjeant 8735, 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died of wounds 14 May 1917. Born Spalding, Lincolnshire, enlisted Walsoken, resident Wisbech. Buried in CAUDRY BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 3. See also Wisbech
MAXEY Charles Pulley

Private A/36301. 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 7 May 1916. Aged 30. Born 30 May 1884 in Wisbech. Son of Lydia Mary Maxey, of 9, Henry St., Wisbech, England, and the late John Thomas Maxey. Timekeeper by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted nad passed fit 9 January 1915 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, aged 29 years 8 months. Heoight 5 feet 9 inches, girth 37 inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair black, religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6060 - 21 See also Wisbech Grammar School and Wisbech

From the Marquis de Ruvigny' s Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 1 , Part 2, Page 222, Private Charles Pulley MAXEY, number A36301, 51st Battalion (Alberta Fusiliers) Canadian Expeditionary Force. 3rd son of the late John Thomas Maxey of High St , Wisbech, Chemist, by his wife Lydia Mary daughter of William Davis of Dieppe. Born Wisbech 30 May 1884, educated Wisbech grammer school, went to Canada in 1905 and in 1912 took up a post with the Northern Construction Co, railroad builders.

Volunteered for Imperial service and joined the C.E.F in February 1915, came over with the Canadian contingent in the spring of 1916, trained at Shorncliffe, served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from August 1916 when being one of the crack shots of his battalion he was selected for sniping duty and was killed in action near Ypres 7 May 1916 while on duty as a sniper.Buried in Maple Leaf cemetery, Zillebeke Lake.

His Officer scribed him as "One of our best men, always obedient and willing, and on the job when wanted".

MORTON Frank [Horace]
Lance Corporal 6640, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 April 1915. Born Wisbech, enlisted March. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Wisbech
NEWBY Frederick Charles
Private TR/9/44975, 53rd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 14 January 1918. Aged 18. Born and resident Wisbech, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of George David and Emma Newby, of 17, Osborne Rd., Wisbech. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 655. See also Wisbech
NEWMAN Stanley
Private G/39456, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 10 August 1917. Aged 24. Born Walsoken, enlisted and resident Wisbech. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Newman, of Old Walsoken, Wisbech; husband of Agnes M. Newman, of 29, Osborne Rd., Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11 - 13 and 14. See also Wisbech
OGDEN Lawrence Victor
Private 16273, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 17 February 1917. Born Redcar, enlisted Wisbech. Brother of Walter (below). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Wisbech
OGDEN Walter William
Private 6626, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 January 1915. Aged 32. Born Leeds, enlisted Wisbech. Son of James and Adaline Ogden. Brother of Lawrence (above). No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Wisbech
OGLE Bertie Edward
Rifleman 41868, 12th (County of London) Battalion (The Rangers), London Regiment. Killed in action 15 April 1918. Aged 23. Born Wisbech, enlisted London, resident Holloway. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Ogie, of 4, Lynn Rd., Wisbech; husband of Mrs. M. Barron (formerly Ogle), of 23, Gedeney Rd., Tottenham, London. Brother of Claude (below). Buried in GLISY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme. France. Grave lost. Special Memoiral in South-West corner. See also Wisbech
OGLE Claude
Private 235204, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4 October 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted Cambridge, resident Wisbech. Son of Mr. G. E. Ogle, of 4, Lynn Rd., Wisbech, Cambs. Brother of Bertie (above). Formerly 4224, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in OUTTERSTEENE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, BAILLEUL, Nord, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 55. See also Wisbech
PACK Alfred Edward
Private 67322, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) posted to 1st Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died 16 March 1918. Aged 29. Born Downham Market, enlisted Wisbech. Son of William and Emma Pack; husband of Mabel Harriet Roughton (formerly Pack) of 19, Victoria Rd., Wisbech. Born at Downham Market. Formerly 87461, 24th Training Battalion. Buried in HAMBURG CEMETERY, Hamburg, Germany. Plot I. Row E. Grave 13. See also Wisbech
PACK Horace Algernon
Private 40575, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 31. Born Downham Market, enlisted King Lynn. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Pack, of Downham Market, Norfolk; husband of Edith 0. Tucker (formerly Pack), of 48, Nelson Rd., Gorleston-on-Sea. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 43 and 45. See also Wisbech
PHOENIX Ernest
Private 25403, 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 25 August 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Son of Joseph Phoenix, of 31, Agenoria St., Wisbech, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 6. See also Wisbech
PITTS John Anthony
Private 607491, 714th Company. Labour Corps transferred from 19709, 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 26 September 1918. Aged 43. Born and resident Wisbech, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of George and Elizabeth Pitts, of Wisbech; husband of Mrs. A. Pitts, of 8, Whitby St., Wisbech, Cambs. Buried in BRIE BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 10. See also Wisbech
PYE Herbert
Private 235615, 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died 10 October 1918. Born and resident Wisbech, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. W. Pye, of 25, Bedford St., Wisbech, Cambs. Formerly 4175, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XVII. Row E. Grave 23. See also Wisbech
RUTTERFORD Jabez [William]
Private 20012, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 20 November 1917. Born Lakenheath, Suffolk, enlisted Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4. See also Wisbech
SEBAR Charlie aka Charles
Private 3340, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 1 April 1915. Aged 50. Enlisted Cambridge. Son of Charles and Emma Sebar, of Wisbech; husband of Phoebe Sebar, of 2, Albany Terrace, Wisbech. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 333. See also Wisbech Post Office, Wisbech and Walsoken.
TOOKE Albert Edward
Private G/14886, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 14 December 1917 (wounded 21 November 1917). Aged 20. Enlisted Cambridgeshire. Son of William and Alice Elizabeth Tooke, of 30, Mount Terrace, Wisbech, Cambs. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 14. See also Wisbech
TRUMPESS George William
Private 21740, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 16 January 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Son of George and Frances Ann Trumpess, of 4, Albany Terrace, Wisbech, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1. See also Wisbech
TYNDALL Thomas Image
Private 3/9447, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 18. Born March, enlisted Wisbech. Son of the late Joseph and Rose May Tyndall. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Wisbech
WAGG Archibald Robert Artus
Private G/52560, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 9 April 1917. Born Norwich, enlisted and resident Wisbech. Formerly TR/10/48925, Training Reserve Battalion. Buried in TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 30. See also Wisbech
WALKER Daniel Arthur
Private 2789, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13 May 1915. Aged 24. Born Wisbech St Peter, enlisted Wisbech. Son of James and Elizabeth Walker, of 27, Mount Pleasant Bank, Wisbech; husband of Ada Williams (formerly Walker), of Cross, Clearwell, Coleford, Gloucester. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 148. See also Wisbech
WARNER Harry
Lance Corporal 43346, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 September 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Wisbech. Formerly 2273, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 7. See also Wisbech
WENLOCK [Herbert] David
Private 180408, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died in United Kingdom 11 November 1918. Aged 28. Born and resident Wisbech, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Fredrick George and Mary Ann Wenlock, of 16, Osborne Rd., Wisbech. Buried in WISBECH (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Plot E2. Row C. Grave 112. See also Wisbech
WOOD Harry
Company Serjeant Major 727, "C" Company, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11 November 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Wisbech. Son of Mrs. Julia Wood Wood, of Wisbech, Cambs. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 13. See also Wisbech
WOOD Thomas [Walter]
Private 326708, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28 September 1917. Aged 25. Enlisted Wisbech. Son of Mr. F. and Mrs. S. A. Wood, of Wisbech, Cambs; husband of Rebecca Wood, of 2, Osborne Rd., Wisbech. Formerly 4344, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 8. See also Wisbech

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