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HURSTBOURNE PRIORS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Canon Martin Coppen 2014

The names of those villagers from Hurstbourne Priors, who in the Great War, are listed on the north wall of the nave inside St Andrew's Church. There are seven names listed for World War 1.

Photograph Copyright © Canon Martin Coppen 2014

TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND IN
PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY
PF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

BAVERSTOCK Herbert Henry
Private 11022, 5th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3 July 1916. Aged 27. Born 1889, in Hurstbourne Priors, enlisted Reading, resident Whitchurch, Hampshire. Son of Thomas and Lucy (aka Louisa) Baverstock, of 28, Hurstbourne Priors, Whitchurch, Hants. In the 1891 census he was the son of Thomas and Lucy Baverstock, aged 2, born Hurstbourne Priors, resident Hurstbourne Priors. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, son of Thomas and Louisa Baverstock, born Hurstbourne Priors, resident Hurstbourne Priors. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 D.
BELL Arthur
Private 27709, 7th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 22 April 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 26. Born 1891 in Whitchurch, resident Whitchurch, enlisted Basingstoke. Son of John & Mary Ann, Hurstbourne Station Cottages. Formerly T/2/016438, Royal Army Service Corps. In the 1901 census he was the son of John and Mary A Bell, aged 9, born Whitchurch, resident Station Cottages, Hurstbourne Priors. In the 1911 census he was the son of John and MAry Ann Bell, aged 19, a Domestic Gardener, born Whitchurch, resident Hurstbourne Station, Whitchurch. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 98 and 99.
COOPER Albert
Rifleman 1338, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 31 July 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 33. Born (1884) and resident Hurstbourne Priors, enlisted London. Son of the late David and Sarah Cooper. In the 1891 census he was the son of David and Sarah Cooper, aged 7, a scholar, born Hurstbourne, resident Hurstbourne Priors. In the 1901 census he was the son of David and Sarah Cooper, aged 17, a Game Keeper, born Hurstbourne Priors, resident Hurstbourne Priors. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 46 - 48 and 50.
DUKE William Arthur
Private 9619, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Gallipoli 4 June 1915. Aged 19. Born in Upper Enham, Andover 1895, enlisted Winchester, resident Whitchurch. Son of Elizabeth Susannah Duke, of Stoke, Andover. Native of Hurstbourne Priors, Whitchurch, Hants. Census 1911. In the 1911 census he was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Sarah Duke, aged 15, Under Carter on Farm, born Upper Enham, resident 21, Hurstbourne Priors, Whitchurch, Hants. Buried in LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 36.
GODDARD Frederick John
Private 7438, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 April 1915. Aged 29. Born Kimpton 1886, enlisted Winchester, resident Whitchurch. Son of William Goddard, of 29, Hurstbourne Priors, Whitchurch, Hants. In the 1901 census he was the son of William and mAry A Goddard, aged 15, a Harness Maker's Apprentice, born Kimpton, resident Hurstbourne Priors. In the 1911 census he was in the Army, unmarried, aged 25, born Kimpton, a Private with 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment based in Wynberg, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.
TARRANT Thomas
Private 18049, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 20. Born Hurstbourne in 1896, enlisted Andover, resident Whitchurch. Son of Mrs. Emily Wells (formerly Tarrant), of Spatch Down, Hurstbourne Priors, Whitchurch, Hants. In the 1901 census he is the son of Emily Wells (married to Henry), aged 5, born Hurstbourne Tarrant, resident Stoke Road, St Mary Bourne. In the 1911 census he is the son of Emily, and stepson of Genry, Wells, aged 15, Horseman on Farm, born Hurstbourne Tarrant, resident Stoke St Marybourne, Andover. Buried in POTIJZE CHATEAU WOOD CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 27.
TUTTLE Thomas
Private 7975, 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 February 1917. Aged 29. Born Shadbourne, Berkshire, in 1888, enlisted Reading, resident Hungerford, Berkshire. Career soldier. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tuttle, of Andover Rd., Shalbourne, Hungerford, Berks. In the 1891 census he is the son of Thomas and Mary Jane Tuttle, aged 3, born Shalbourne, Berkshire, resident Cottages, New Field, Shalbourn, Newfield, Berkshire. In the 1901 census he is the son of Thomas and Mary Jane Tuttle, aged 13, born Shalbourne, Berkshire, resident Ropin, Shalbourne, Wiltshire. In the 1911 he is unmarried, aged 23, in the Amry, born Shelbourne (sic), Berkshire, Private, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment based in Chakrata, India. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 D.

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