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FOXEARTH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2014

The Foxearth war memorial stands in the grounds of St Peter and St Paul Church, Foxearth, Essex. It takes the form of a tall Celtic style wheel cross on a two stepped base with Celtic basket weave tracery on the front face. There are 12 names listed for World War 1 only. The memorial, was unveiled and dedicated by the Bishop Suffragan of Colchester 1 February 1920; it cost £120 to erect. Details appeared in the Essex Chronicle 6 February 1920. 

Within the church is a Roll of Honour plaque to those who served and below this a plaque to two RAF personnel who died.

Photographs Copyright © John Hendry 2014

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY THE
PEOPLE OF FOXEARTH IN GRATEFUL AND EVERLASTING MEMORY OF ALL
THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919

PLUMB
T
Serjeant, Suffolk Regiment
MAYHEW
Vivian H
Private, M.T. Army Service Corps.
CHAMBERS
George G
Private, Suffolk Regiment
CHAMBERS
John
Private, Suffolk Regiment
PLUM
William
Private, Royal Fusiliers
EVANS
Leonard H L
Private, Essex Regiment
CHINNERY
Alban
Driver, Royal Field Artillery
WARD
George Bernard
Major, MC, RFC. Killed in action 21 September 1917. Aged 26.
PRYKE
George
Private, Royal West Kent Regiment
BYFORD
David A
P.O., Royal Naval Air Service
ARBON
Alfred J
Private, M.T. Army Service Corps
CARTER
Ileene M
Nurse, 120th Essex

GRANT THEM, LORD, ETERNAL REST

 

IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF
FOXEARTH
WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19
BY LAND AND SEA AND AIR

ALBON
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ALLEN F No further information currently available
ARBON
A J
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ARBON H F D No further information currently available
BAILEY
J T
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BALAAM G No further information currently available
BOWERS
A
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BUTCHER H G No further information currently available
BYFORD
D A
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CARTER J E No further information currently available
CHINNERY
Alban
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CHINNERY Albert No further information currently available
CHINNERY
Arthur
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CHINNERY F M.M. No further information currently available
CHINNERY
F T
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CHINNERY H No further information currently available
CHINNERY
T W
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CHAMBERS G J No further information currently available
CHAMBERS
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CHAMBERS T No further information currently available
CHAMBERS
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COOK M H No further information currently available
CRUMP
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DANES A W No further information currently available
DANES
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DEAL A No further information currently available
DEAL
E W
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DEAL F No further information currently available
DEAL
S G
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EVANS B L R No further information currently available
EVANS
C S
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EVANS E V J No further information currently available
EVANS
L H L
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FOSTER K G Reverend. No further information currently available
GIBBONS
J T
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GRIDLEY P No further information currently available
GRIDLEY
S A
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HARDY E E No further information currently available
HARPER
F E
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HUDSON H L J No further information currently available
INCH
A V
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INCH B R No further information currently available
INCH
F A
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INCH W C B No further information currently available
LEGGOTT
C H
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LEGGOTT C S No further information currently available
LEGGOTT
L S
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LEGGOTT R R S No further information currently available
MANSFIELD
B F P
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MANSFIELD W C No further information currently available
MARSHALL
F
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MARTIN F W No further information currently available
MARTIN
W
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MAXIM F No further information currently available
MAXIM
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MAYHEW H A No further information currently available
MAYHEW
O H
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MAYHEW S N No further information currently available
MAYHEW
V H
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MILLS C No further information currently available
MILLS
H J
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OAKLEY J A No further information currently available
PIPER
W T L
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PLUM W No further information currently available
PLUMB
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PRYKE F No further information currently available
PRYKE
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PRYKE J No further information currently available
RAMSEY
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RAMSEY J No further information currently available
STEGGLES
H L
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WARD G B MC & Bar. No further information currently available
WARD
H E
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WOODS F No further information currently available
WRIGHT
A
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IN MEMORY OF
FLT. LT. EDWARD GUY SHEPPARD PILOT AGE 25
AND
FLT. SGT. FREDERICK GEORGE WARD NAVIGATOR AGE 20
ROYAL AIR FORCE
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES NEAR BROOK HALL, FOXEARTH
ON THE 6TH MARCH 1945 IN DEFENCE OF THIS COUNTRY
AND TO MCIHAEL? LESLIE MAYHEW AND BRUNO CORNAZZANI P.O.W.
WHO ALSO RISKED THEIR LIVES TO HELP THEM
SHEPPARD Edward guy Flight Lieutenant (Pilot), Royal Air Force. Died 6 March 1945. Aged 25.
WARD
Frederick george
Flight Sergeant (Navigator), Royal Air Force. Died 6 March 1945. Aged 20.

Last updated 25 August, 2014

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