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World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Philip George 2005

The War Memorial for Kelvedon Hatch is situated at the junction of Ongar Road and School Road. The memorial contains the rank, forenames or initial(s), surname and Regiment for each man. For further details of Kelevdon Hatch see Ohilip George's web site 'The History of Kelvedon Hatch'

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MULLOCK Sidney G oss

Acting Lieutenant-Colonel, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Buried in HERVIN FARM BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row C. Grave 8.

ROYDS John Iltid

Lieutenant, 1st/28th (County of London) Battalion (Artists' Rifles), London Regiment . Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Aged 40. Son of Charles Duncan Royds, of Brize's Park, Brentwood, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, france. Bay 10.

HUNT Reginald

Private M2/074781, Motor Transport Clearing Office, Royal Army Service Corps. Died in United Kingdom 6th November 1918. Aged 28. Born Powick, Worcestershire, enlisted London, resident Kelvedon Htach. Son of George and Hannah Hunt, of 7, Hallow Rd., Worcester; husband of Margaret Hunt, of Coppice Cottage, Kelvedon Common. Buried in North-West corner of SS. PHILIP AND JAMES CHURCHYARD, HALLOW, Worcestershire.


Private 43136, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13th November 1916. Born and resident Kelvedon Common, enlisted Brentwood. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 2, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 5.


Private 40017, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 14th October 1916. Born Navestock, enlisted Warley, resident Kelvedon Common. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 3.


Private 18997, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died 23rd November 1917. Born Great Leighs, enlisted Ilford, resident Brentwood. No known grave. Formerly 14681, Royal Field Artillery. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 10.

WORLD WAR II 1939-45

BANNARD Harry Reginald

[Listed as BARNARD on CWGC] Lance Sergeant 819377, 3 Battery, 6 H.A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 12th September 1944. Aged 33. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 6.

ELLIS Allan Robert

[Spelt Alan on CWGC; listed a Private on mmeorial] Signalman 2389473, Royal Corps of Signals. Died 21st Mat 1943. Aged 21. Son of George and Mabel Ellis; husband of Peggy Ellis, of Doddinghurst, Essex. Buried in SIDON WAR CEMETERY, Lebanese Republic. Plot 1. Row A. Grave 6.

FITCH, DFC Robert Lionel John

Squadron Leader (Pilot) 41689, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21st May 1945. Aged 26. Son of John Page Fitch and Elsie Ann Fitch; husband of Kathleen Mary Fitch, of Clapham, London. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). Buried in ST. NICHOLAS CHURCHYARD, KELVEDON HATCH, Essex. Row D. Grave 19.

JOYCE Leonard William

Lance Bombardier 2029412, 2 Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 15th January 1943. Aged 27. Son of James Leonard and Lily Joyce, of Kelvedon Hatch. Buried in ST. NICHOLAS CHURCHYARD, KELVEDON HATCH, Essex. Row F. Grave 29.

KERSHAW Lewis Kennth

Flying Officer (Pilot) 47459, 26 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 27th November 1942. Aged 22. Son of Lewis Kershaw and of Mary Dowsley Kershaw (nee McKay), of Shenfield, Essex. Formerly 2/Lt. The Devonshire Regt. His brother Eric Stanley also died on service (see below). Buried in AUXI-LE-CHATEAU NEW COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave 1.

KERSHAW Eric Stanley

Lieutenant 307773, "A" Squadron, 1st Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 16th August 1944. Aged 21. Son of Lewis and Mary Dowsley Kershaw, of Shenfield, Essex. B.Sc., Hons. (Lond.): Queen Mary College. His brother Lewis Kenneth also died on service (see above). Buried in TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 9.

SAYE Arthur William

[Listed as Essex Regiment on memorial] Private 13006702, Pioneer Corps. Died 23rd February 1943. Aged 36. Buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot 6. Row G. Grave 12.

7 September 2005

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