SAMPFORD WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © John Hendry 2013
additional information Kim Andrews
memorial is inside the church of St Mary The Virgin, Little Sampford
and takes the form of a wooden board with pediment and shelf. There
are seven names listed for World War 1 and four for World War 2. The
memorial was first unveiled by Major Walter Schwier in December 1924.
Copyright © Kim Andrews 2010
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
17085, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 14 April
1917. Aged 35. Born and resident Little Sampford, enlisted Chelmsford.
Son of George and Emma Andrews, of Grange Cottage, Little Sampford,
Braintree, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
19541, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died in Egypt 22 February
1916. Born and resident Little Sampford, enlisted Warley. Husband
of Annie May Coote, of Top Farm, Grafham, Hunts. Buried in SUEZ
WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section D. Grave 21.
5605, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 1 November 1916. Aged
30. Son of Mrs. Rue Drane, of Little Bush, Little Sampford, Braintree,
Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme,
France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
19514, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 1 July
1916. Aged 20. Born Great Sampford, resident Little Sampford,
enlisted Saffron Walden. Son of Walter and Sarah Gowlett, of Millfield
Cottage, Little Sampford, Essex. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY,
MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Section G. Grave 7.
as George Boyer PHILLPOTT on SDGW & CWGC] Private TF/260113,
13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 2 August
1917. Aged 38. Born Great Sampford, enlisted Great Bardfield.
Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot
XII. Row E. Grave 5.
35864, Essex Regiment. Enlisted 6 December 1915, discharged 3
May 1917 due to sickness. Died in the October to December Quarter
1917, death registered in Dunmow Registration District, Essex.
His birth was registered at Dunmow, Essex in the July to September
Quarter 1885 (Vol 4A Pg 355). In the 1891 census he is listed
as the son of Alfred & Julia A Richardson, aged 5, Scholar,
born Gread Bardfield, Essex, resident High Street, Bardfield Saling,
Corporal 34157, 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex
Regiment). Died 14 November 1918. Aged 22. In the 1911 census
he was a son, aged 15, of William and MAry Ann Suckling, a kitchen
boy, born Finchingfield, Essex, resident Little Sampford. His
death is recorded as a Civil Registration at Colchester Regstration
Office, Essex (Vol 4A Pg 1670). Buried in COLCHESTER CEMETERY,
Essex. Plot N. Row 6. Grave 41.
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1873833, 83 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer
Reserve. Died 13 August 1944. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Davey;
husband of Elizabeth Joan Davey, of Fewcott, Oxfordshire. Buried
in HANOVER WAR CEMETERY, Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 1. Row B.
Collective grave 1-4.
73034, Royal Artillery attached to 2nd Wing, The Glider Pilot
Regiment, A.A.C. Died 17 September 1944. Aged 26. Order of the
Patriotic War (U.S.S.R.). Mentioned in Despatches. Son of Francis
Brough Maltby and Enid Rosamond Maltby; husband of Jean Felicity
Maltby (nee Beath), of Oxford. Buried in ARNHEM OOSTERBEEK WAR
CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot 3. Row C. Grave 18.
6012290, 1/5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 1 December 1941.
Aged 26. Son of John and Violet Blanch Sweeting of Little Sampford,
Essex. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section
C, Grave 148A.
Regiment on memorial] Private 6021190, 4th Battalion, Suffolk
Regiment. Died as a prisoner of war of the Japanese 1 September
1943. Aged 24. Son of John and Violet Blanche Sweeting, of Great
Sampford, Essex. Buried in THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar
(Burma). Plot B1. Row C. Grave 4.
3 January, 2016