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LAMARSH WAR MEMORIAL

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The Lamarsh War Memorial is to be found in Holy Innocents Church, Lamarsh. Itakes the form of a nowy headed plaque crosson with crossed union flag and white ensign; each corner has a cross pattee to disguise the fixing screws. There are nine names listed for World War 1 only.

Photograph Copyright © John Hendry 2015

TO THE GLORY OF GOD THE GIVER OF VICTORY
AND IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF

ROSS-TAYLOR Ian Henry Munro
Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 September 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

Extract from De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour:

ROSS-TAYLOR, IAN HENRY MUNRO, 2nd Lieut., 7th (Service) Battn. The Bedfordshire Regt., only s. Of James Walter Ross-Taylor, of Daws Hall, Lamarsh, co. Essex, formerly of Bedford, and of Madras and Hong-Kong, by his wife, Charlotte Gray, dau. of Thomas Robinson Johnstone, of Downhill; b. Madras, India, 12 May, 1894; educ. Arden House, Henley-in-Arden, and Radley College, where he was a member of the O.T.C.; was subsequently on the Foreign Staff of Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China; obtained a commission in the Bedfordshire egt. 23 Feb. 1915, and was posted to the 8th Battn. As a supernumerary to the establishment; transferred to the 9th Battn.; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from Feb. 1916, when he joined the 7th Battn.; was wounded in march, and invalided home; returned to the front 13 July, and was killed in action during the taking of Thiepval 27 Sept. 1916. While at Arden House he obtained valuable instruction in miniature ride shooting, and won a certificate of marksmanship from the Society of Miniature Rifle Clubs, signed by Lord Roberts as president; unm.
BALDWIN F
Private, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment
BALDWIN Thomas
[10th Battalion on memorial] Private 50096, "C" Company, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died 9 April 1917. Aged 23. Son of Eliza Baldwin, of Lamarsh St., Bures, Suffolk, and the late George Baldwin. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 2.
BUCKINGHAM Fred
[Listed as Lance Corporal on memorial] Private 46019, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 21 March 1918. Aged 22. Son of David James and Fanny Maria Buckingham, of Lion Inn, Lamarsh, Essex. His brother Percy also fell (see below). Formerly 12158, Essex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme France. Panel 51 and 52.
BUCKINGHAM Percy
Private, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment
HAYWARD Walter [Shaw]
Private 455093, Royal Canadian Regiment. Died 16 September 1916. Aged 27.Born 9 January 1892. Son of Arthur and Florence Hayward, of Lamarsh, Bures, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4199 - 31
HAYWARD William [Arthur]
Lance Corporal 42770, 10th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died 6 May 1917, Aged 26. Son of Arthur and Florence Hayward, of Lamarsh Hill, Bures, Essex. Buried in RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 19.
LAWRENCE D
Corporal, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
WINCH John Henry
Private 9Signaller) 9700, "B" Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 22 March 1918. Aged 20. Son of Arthur John and Sarah Ann Winch, of Alphamstone Rd., Lamarsh, Bures, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

ALL OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
KING & COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919
THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT
THEIR NAME SHALL LIVE FOR EVERMORE
ECCLS. CHAP. 44
THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS 1919

Last updated 31 August, 2015

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