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RICKLING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Kim Andrews; Researched Martin Edwards 2015

The Rickling War Memorials are in the form of plaques within All Saints Church, Rickling. Both are on the south wall, to the east of the south door. The first plaque commemorates those who fell in World War 1 and is in the form of a wall mounted brass plaque on wooden board with black painted engraving surrounded by a decorative border with a cross patee in each corner and in the centre, above the inscription, is a red painted cross. There are 25 names listed. The second plaque commemorates those who fell in World War 2 and is in the form of a wall mounted brass plaque with black painted engraving on a wooden backboard. There are 5 names listed.

 
Photographs Copyright © Kim Andrews 2010

1914-1919
To The Glorious Memory of Rickling Men
Who Fell in the Great War

ANDREWS
Frank
Gunner 20183, 99th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 29 June 1918. Aged 31. Born Hempstead, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Rickling. Son of Harry and Eliza Andrews, of Rickling, Essex. Buried inn AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 24.
BANKS
Charles
Private 19294, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 4 July 1916. Born Rickling, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Rickling Green. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section G. Grave 4.
BANKS
Herbert [Walter]
Private 250928, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds in Palestione 27 March 1917. Enlisted Quendon, resident Newport, Essex. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETRY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot X. Row D. Grave 15.
BANKS
William
Private 25097 [CWGC] or 250927 [SGW], 1/5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died in Egypt 26 October 1918. Aged 26.Enlisted and resident Quendon, Essex. Son of Walter and Emma Edith Banks, of Rickling Green, Newport, Essex. Buried in CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section Q. Grave 18.
BANKS
William Edward
Private 202409, 1st Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) attached 173rd Light Trench Mortar Battery. Killed in action 21 June 1918. Aged 32. Enlisted Handel St., resident Oxted, Surrey. Son of Mrs. Mary Banks, of Rickling Green, Newport, Essex. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot X. Riow A. Grave 1.
CLAYDEN
Edward Charles
Private 17106, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1915. Aged 22. Born Saffron Walden, enlisted Brighton, resident Quendon, Essex. Son of Charles Clayden, of Rickling, Newport, Essex, and the late Harriet Ann Clayden. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 85 to 87.
CLEMENTS
George
No further information currently available
DAVIS
Frank
No further information currently available
GRAY, MM
Arthur
Rifleman 301633, 5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), London Regiment. Killed in action 10 August 1918. Aged 23. Enlisted London, resident Bishop's Stortford. Son of William and Jane Gray, of Rickling Green, Newport, Essex. Awarded them Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in BEACON CEMETERY, SAILLY-LAURETTE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 22.
HOLLAND
Charles
No further information currently available
INGLIS
William Raymond
Colonel, 33rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 30 March 1916. Aged 53. Buried in South-East part of RICKLING (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Essex.
JUDE
Alan Cecil
No further information currently available
JOHNSON
Charles
Private 3/2681, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds in Mudros 15 July 1915. Aged 27. Born Rickling, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Rickling Green. Son of Ben and Ellen Johnson, of Rickling Green, Newport, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.
JOHNSON
Herbert [James]
Lance Corporal 24488, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 11 May 1917. Born and resident Rickling, enlisted Saffron Walden. Buried in BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 4.
KETTRIDGE
Ernest Henry
Private 16038, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli. Aged 43. Born and resident Rickling, enlisted Warley, Essex. Husband of H. C. Keane (formerly Kettridge), of 43, Roydene Rd., Plumstead, London. His son E. Kettridge also fell [see below]. Buried in TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Grave lost. Special Memorial Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 195.
KETTRIDGE
Ernest
Private 43571, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 21 September 1918. Aged 23. Born Newport, Essex, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Rickling. Son of Henrietta Keane (formerly Kettridge), of 43, Roydene Rd., Plumstead, London, and the late Mr. E.H. Kettridge. Native of Rickling, near Newport, Essex. His father also fell [see above]. Buried in UNICORN CEMETERY, VENDHUILE, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 14.
KING
Arthur
Private 19286, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13 April 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Rickling. Son of Arthur and Sarah Ann King, of Rickling, Newport, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
KING
William [James]
Private 36534, 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action 14 April 1918. Aged 25. Born Rickling, Essex, enlisted Saffron Walden, resident Newport, Essex. Son of Arthur and Sarah Ann King, of Rickling, Newport, Essex. Formerly 19284, Essex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 5.
LAW
Reuben
No further information currently available
NEGUS
Arthur [Joseph]
Private TF/2464, "A" Company, 1/7th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 1 October 1916 [SDGW] or 30 September 1916 [CWGC]. Aged 19. Enlisted Hornsey, Middlesex, resident Upper Holloway, Middlesex. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Negus, of Rickling, Essex. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XI. Row D. Grave 4.
PERRY
Edwin
No further information currently available
PERRY
Ernest
Serjeant 3/10326, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1918. Aged 42. Born Rickling, enlisted Warley, Essex. Son of Henry and Ann Perry, of Quendon, Essex; husband of Emma Louisa Perry, of 116, High Street, Brentwood, Essex. Buried in TANNAY BRITISH CEMETERY, THIENNES, Nord, France. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 4.
SHRIMPTON
Herbert
No further information currently available
STANLEY
Gordon
Private 86755, 4th Battalion, Tank Corps. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 20. Born Newport, Essex, enlisted Saffron Walden. Son of George and Emma Stanley, of Rickling Green, Quendon, Essex. Formerly 1696, 21st Battalion, Traning Resderves. No known grave. Commorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel, 94.
STANLEY
Leonard Victor
Company Quartermaster Serjeant 8396, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 12 June 1918. Born newport, Essex, enlisted Warley, Essex, resident Brannockstown, Newbridge, Ireland. Husband of Lilian Stanley, of 2, Martin's Row, Chapelizod, Co. Dublin. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot LXVIII. Row E. Grave 16
There Name Liveth Forever More
In Memory Of
BASHAM
Cyril George
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JOHNSON
Ernest Edward
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COOK
Reginald Charles
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PRYKE
Albert Phillip
No further information currently available
SAUNDERS
Reginald
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Who Died In 2nd World War
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