HANNINGFIELD WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Andy Pay; Researched Martin
Edwards & Andy Pay 2004
Memorial stands in the grounds of the parish church.
Copyright © Andy Pay 2004
OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH
WHO DIED IN WAR,
THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN PEACE
Corporal [SDGW] or Corporal [CWGC] 767, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade
(The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wunds 6th April 1916 in France
& Flanders. Age 32. Born and resident West Hanningfield, enlisted
Warley. Son of John and Louisa Andrews, of West Hanningfield,Essex.
Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot
C. Row 2. Grave 6.
7855, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 18th November
1914 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born and resident Chelmsford,
enlisted Warley. Son of George and Emma Beatwell, of Stock Rd.,
West Hanningfield Chelmsford. Buried in TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK,
Nord, France. Grave II. R. 4/5.
RMA/14398, H.M.S. Invincible, Royal MArine Artillery. Died 31st
May 1916. Age 21. Son of George and Emma Beatwell, of West Hanningfield,
Chelmsford. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire.
further information currently
269546, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action
31st July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born London, enlisted Chelmsford,
resident West Hanningfield. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, Ieper,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XIII. A. 8.
251348, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 28th November
1917 in Palestine. Age 23. Born Pleshey, Essex, enlisted Chelmsford,
resident East Hanningfield. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Clark,
of Bungalow Woodhouse Farm, Broomfield, Chelmsford. Commemorated
on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panel 33 to 39.
further information currently
55631, 1st/6th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 18th
April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Stanningfield,
Suffolk, enlisted Warley, resident West Hanningfield. Son of James
and Mary Parish. Formerly 32237, Norfolk Regiment. Commemorated
on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 77 and 78
RMA/13996, Royal Marine Artillery. Died 25th March 1916. Buried
near the North wall of the church in SS. MARY AND EDWARD CHURCHYARD,
WEST HANNINGFIELD, Essex.
555351, 16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles)
posted to 1st/15th Battalion, London Regiment (Prince of Wales'
Own Civil Service Rifles). Died of wounds [SDGW states 3rd] 2nd
December 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born and resident
Hanningfield, enlisted Chelmsford. Son of Eliza and the late Samuel
Stacey, of West Hanningfield, Essex. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY
CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XXX. O. 4.
Charles VICKERS, Rifleman 41239, 10th Battalion, Royal irish Rifles.
Killed in action 5th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born
Chipple End, Essex, enlisted Chelmsford. Formerly 3010, Essex Regiment.
Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Panel 40.
28266, 11th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 26th November
1917 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born and resident West Hanningfield,
enlisted Warley. Son of Mrs. E. White, of West Hanningfield, Chelmsford,
Essex. Formerly 33189, Essex Regiment. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY
CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XIV. E. 10.
1636858, 208 Battery, 533 Coast Regiment. Died 2nd March 1941. Age
20. Son of Sidney and Jessie Elizabeth Clements, of South Hanningfield.
Buried South of the tower in St MICHAEL CHURCHYARD, THEYDON MOUNT,
154323, Royal Engineers. Died 12th April 1941. Age 32. Son of Thomas
Gardner Devitt and Ida Mary Devitt; husband of May Dorothy Devitt,
of Winchester. Buried in SS MARY AND EDWARD, CHURCHYARD, WEST HANNINGFIELD,
6032015, 7th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Died 23rd November
1944. Age 21. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen,
Germany. Grave 47. D. 17.
28 July, 2016