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MANUDEN WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2005

The Manuden war memorial is in the form of a small, irregular monolith made of stone with an oval capstone and an inset panel with the names on it which stands in the grounds of St Mary's Church. It was unveiled on 25th September 1921 by Colonel C Healey. THe lettering is weathered and hard to read in places, some of the transwcription may not be correct. The names have been sorted into alphabetical order.

Photographs Copyright © Steve Fifer 2008

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL
MEMORY OF THE GALLANT
MEN OF MANUDEN
WHO FOUGHT AND DIED FOR
THEIR COUNTRY
DURING THE GREAT WAR

ABSALOM

Robert Ernest Roland

Private 31450, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. born Southend-on-Sea, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Stansted. Formerly 27962, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 47 to 48 and 163A.

BAKER

Sidney Heil

Private G/40870, 17th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 3rd January 1918. Aged 24. Born and resident Manuden, enlisted Warley. Son of Mrs. Emily Baker, of Middle St., Clavering, Essex. Formerly 14748, Royal West Kent Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

BAYFORD

Joseph

Private 31451, "A" Company 14th Battalion (13th on SDGW), Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 6th May 1917. Aged 36. Born Farnham, enlisted Warley, resident Stansted. Son of William and Charlotte Bayford, of Farnham Green, Bishop's Stortford; husband of Anne Ada Bayford, of Horners Yard, Manuden, Stansted, Essex. Buried in TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION, Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot V. Row C. Grave 17.

BIRD

Walter Frederick

[Listed as Frederick Walter BIRD on CWGC and SDGW] Private 330146, 1/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 21st November 1917. Aged 19. Born Maunden, Essex, enlisted Warley. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bird “Kennels”, Manuden, Stansted, Essex. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVII. Row B. Grave 21.

BYE

John

Private 45132, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 12th July 1918. Aged 25. Born Manuden, enlisted and resident Bishop's Stortford. Son of Alfred and Annie Bye, of 9, Manuden Cottages, Manuden, Stansted, Essex. Formerly S/4/215583, Army Service Corps. Buried in DENAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 59.

CHAPPEL

William Stephen

No further information currently available

KING

Sidney

Corporal 14634, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 8th August 1918. Born Manuden, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Bishop's Stortford. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.

PERRY

Edwin Charles

Private P.S.3590, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 30th March 1917. Born Manuden. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 14.

PETCHEY

James

Private K/2059, 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London). Killed in action 22nd July 1917. Born Manuden, enlisted Stratford, resident Buckhurst Hill. Buried in CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section K. Grave 42.

SIERS?

George William

No further information currently available

TAYLOR

Albert Edward

Private 14593, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1916. Aged 27. Born and resident Manuden, enlisted Bishoips Stortford. Son of Benjamin and Maria Taylor, of Chapel Yard, Manuden, Stansted, Essex. No known grave. Commmeorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.

TRIGG

Harry

Private 16852, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 24th March 1916. Aged 33. Born and resident Manuden, enlisted Saffron Walden. Son of William and Ellen Trigg, of Manuden; husband of Florence Emily Bentley (formerly Trigg), of 11, High St., Manuden Essex. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 17.

TRIGG

Leonard

Sergeant 7500, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th June 1916. Aged 30. Born Manuden, enlisted Bishop's Stortford, resident Whitechapel, Middlesex. Husband of Annie Trigg, of 8H, Peabody's Buildings, Glasshouse St., Upper East Smithfield, London. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

WARD

Alfred

Private 8746, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1914. Born Manuden, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Stansted. Buried in ESNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave I.

WARREN

Stanley Arthur

Private G/30502, 3rd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 11th August 1917. Aged 28. Born and resident Manuden, enlisted Saffron Walden. Son of Charles and Mary Ann Warren, of Manuden. Buried in the west part of MANUDEN (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, MANUDEN, Essex.

WHEELER

Reginald Frank

Rifleman S/27569, 11th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 17th February 1917. Born Manuden, enlisted West London, resident Hammersmith, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.

WHEELER

William Rupert

No further information currently available

WIFFEN

Frank John

lance Corporal 830, 2nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 8th May 1915. Born Morley, Essex, enlisted Saffron Walden. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, belgium. Panel 8 and 12.

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