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GREAT HENNY WAR MEMORIAL

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The memorial is to be found in the grounds of St Mary’s Church, Great Henny. It takes the form of a plain Latin cross on tapering plinth and two stepped base. There are 13names for World war 1 and one for World War 2.

Photographs (above & bleow) Copyright © John Hendry 2015

TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-19
LEST WE FORGET

BARNARDISTON, CB, MVO Nathaniel Walter
Major General, General Staff and Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died 18 August 1919. Aged 60. Order of the Rising Sun 2nd Class (Japan). Commander of the Orders of Osmanieh, Dannebrog, Sword, Leopold and St. Olaf. Son of the late Col. Nathaniel Barnardiston, of The Ryes, Sudbury, Suffolk, and of Lady Florence Barnardiston. Served in the South African War with 2nd Bn. Middlesex Regt. Commanded British troops at Capture of Tsingtao (1914). CB, MVO. Buried west of the church in of ST MARY CHURCHYARD, GREAT HENNY, Essex.
BARNES Henry [George]
Private 15835, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 25 April 1918. Aged 21. Born Henney (sic), enlisted Sudbury. Son of George Barnes, of Petfield Green, Little Henny. Buried in the south-west part of ST MARY CHURCHYARD, GREAT HENNY, Essex
BALDWIN Frederick
No further information currently available
HONEYWOOD, MM William [John]
Serjeant 15833, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 August 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Sudbury. Son of John Honeywood, of Dove House Farm, Little Henny, Sudbury, Suffolk. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.) Buried in AVAL WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, VIEUX-BERQUIN, Nord, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 20.
HUMM Frederick [Leonard]
Lance Corporal S/22794, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). killed in action 11 October 1917. Aged 38. Born Sturmer, enlisted and resident Stratford, Essex. Son of Joseph and Anne Humm, of Great Henny, Sudbury, Suffolk; husband of Mahala Humm, of 131, Vicarage Lane, Stratford, London. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 145 to 147.
HUMM Edward [John]
Private 25115, 5th Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 30 March 1917. Born Henny, enlisted Stratford, Essex, resident Sudbury, Suffolk. Formerly 21871, Hampshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAl, Iraq. Panel 30 and 64.
SYCAMORE, MM Alfred

Corporal 8251, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 23 September 1916. Born and residemnt Great Hagbush, enlisted Warley. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.

TUFFIN Bertie
Private 17435, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 6 June 1915. Aged 34. Born Middleton, Essex, enlisted Sudbury, Suffolk, resident Henny. Son of George and Christiana Tuffin, of 2, Middleton Cottages, Henny St., Sudbury, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.
WEAVERS Edgar [Frank]
Private 12374, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 20 Decemeber 1915. Aged 19. Born and resident Great Henny, enlisted Chelmsford. Son of George Henry and Emily Jane Weavers, of "Hackbush," Great Henny, Sudbury, Suffolk. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row J. Grave 9.
WHITE Arthur [Augustus]
Private 20992, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 15 August 1916. Born Great Henny, enlisted Sudbury, Suffolk, resident Alphamstone. Formerly 15503, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row C. Grave 36.
WHITE Harry [Augustus]
Private 17429, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 18 April 1917. Born Henny, enlisted Sudbury, Suffolk. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 6.
STILLINGFLEET Harold [Caley]
Lance Sergeant 107533, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion. Died 6 June 1916. Born 22 July 1871. Games warden. Served in the South African War (Boer War). Brother of F V Stillingfleet of Hampton, Chelsmford, Essex. Married. Attested and passed fit 8 December 1914 at Victioria, British Columbia, Canada, aged 43, hright 5 feet 8 inches, girth 41 inches, complexion fresh, eyes blue, hair dark brown; religious denomination Church of England. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 22. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9333 - 49
GALLEY Amy [Coote]
Worker 6886, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Died 18 October 1918. Aged 21.Born Henny, enlisted Borden. Daughter of William and Frances Ann Galley, of Little Hickbush Great Henny. Buried in ST MARY CHURCHYARD, GREAT HENNY, Essex. Grave 6886.
1939-45
TUFFIN Alfred Charles
No further information currently available
Other memorials within the church
BARNARDISTON Thomas

Admiral. Born Dec 1833, enrolled in the Navy 26 March 1853. There is a plaque on the wall inside the church reading:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
ADMIRAL THOMAS BARNARDISTON,
SON OF NATHANIEL C BARNARDISTON,
OF THE RYES, SUDBURY, SUFFOLK.
BORN DECEMBER 4TH 1833. DIED JANUARY 21ST 1907.
INTERRED AT KIRK HAMMERTON, YORKS.
ENTERED THE ROYAL NAVY 1847,
SERVED IN THE BURMESE WAR 1853,
IN THE BALTIC FLEET DURING THE RUSSIAN WAR 1854-55 AND IN THE ABYSSINIAN WAR 1868.
"THESE MEN SEE THE WORKS OF THE LORD AND HIS WONDERS IN THE DEEP."

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Last updated 26 August, 2015

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