War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2015
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.
Copyright © John Hendry 2015
THE GLORY OF GOD THE GIVER OF VICTORY
AND IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
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.
10th Battalion, Essex Regiment
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.
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
5th Battalion, Essex Regiment
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
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.
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
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.
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
31 August, 2015