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BREDWARDINE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 - Transcribed Sandra Taylor; researched Martin Edwards

The Bredwardine memorial alongside the B4352 running through Bredwardine. An original memorial stood 10 metres away from the current memorial the stone cross of which was damaged and replaced by a wooden cross of which only the plinth now remains. The replacement memorial consists of a three-stepped base surmounted by square pedestal, shaft and a decorative cross with the inscription, and names, carved onto the pedestal and steps. There are 5 names listed for World War 1, 3 names for World War 2 and 1 name for the Korean War (1950-1953).

Photographs Copyright © Sandra Taylor 2004

THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED
BY THE PARISHIONERS, TO
THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF
THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR, ALSO TO
PLACE ON RECORD THE
NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED
1914 - 1918

Died

FISHBOURNE

Thomas [Edward]

Private 15524, 1st/5th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st September 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 19. Born Bredwardine, Hay, Hereford, enlisted Hereford. Only son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Fishbourne, of Dany Park, Crickhowell, Breconshire. Formerly 2886, Hereford Regiment. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A.

GAMMOND

Tom [Thomas]

Private 13570, "C" Company, 8th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died at home 1st September 1915. Aged 23. Born and resident Bredwardine, enlisted Hereford. Son of Thomas A. and Jane Gammond, of Old School, Bredwardine. Buried in ST. ANDREW CHURCHYARD, BREDWARDINE, Herefordshire.

HILL

Thomas

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POWELL

John Markham

Sergeant 34555, 244th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 20th July 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 25. Born Isle Brewer, Somerset, enlisted Hereford. Son of A E. Powell, of Endowed School, Bredwardine, Hereford, and the the late Arthur James Powell. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row A. Grave 15.

SKYRME

George [Henry]

[Listed as Harry on National Archives of Canada] Private 703591, 102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Died 15th September 1916. Aged 26. Born 14th November 1890. Enlisted and passed fit 9th February 1916 at Vernon, British Columbia, age 24 years and 2 months. Height 5 feet 5½ inches, girth 37 inches, complexion (indecipherable), eyes grayish, hair black, religion Church of England. Missing a finger from the right hand. Son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Skyrme, of Mill Cottage, Thornbury, Herefordshire. Living at Ellison PO, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada. Rancher by trade. Buried in RENINGHELST NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row A. Grave 11. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8969 - 25

Served

AMOS

G

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AMOS

J

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AMOS

T

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ARROWSMITH

A

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BEDFORD

E

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BRADFORD

J

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BROWN

G

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CARVER

T

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DAVIES

A

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ECKLEY

J

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GAMMOND

J

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HARGEST

J

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HARGEST

W

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JENKINS

G

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JONES

E R

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LEWIS

A

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MERRICK

H J

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MILES

A

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POWELL

R A

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PREECE

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PREECE

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PRICE

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PRICE

G L

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SKYRME

A

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SMITH

M

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WATKINS

A

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WILLIAMS

E T

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WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS

J

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WILLIAMS

T

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YORATH

I J S

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YORATH

W L L

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WORLD WAR 2

MUSTO

Stanley Arthur

Lance Sergeant 1069779, 1 Hong Kong Regiment, Hong Kong & Singapore Royal Artillery. Died between 1st and 2nd October 1942 in the Far East. Age 37. Commemorated on SAI WAN MEMORIAL, Hong Kong, China (including Hong Kong). Column 2.

KNOX

Edward Francis

Lieutenant 273455, Royal Engineers attached H.Q. Royal Engineers, 6th Airborne Division. Died 13th January 1945. Age 21. Son of Colonel Ernest Francis Knox and Margaret Muriel Dallas Knox, of Moccas, Herefordshire; brother of James Uchtred below. Buried in HOTTON WAR CEMETERY, Hotton, Luxembourg, Belgium. Plot XII. Row A. Grave 1.

KNOX, MBE

James Uchtred

Captain EC/2786, 4/11th Sikh Regiment, Indian Army. Died 11th March 1945. Age 23. Awarded the Member of the British Empire (MBE). Son of Colonel Ernest Francis Knox, D.S.O., D.L., formerly 4/11th Sikh Regt., and Margaret Muriel Dallas Knox, of Moccas, Herefordshire; brother of Edward Fancis above. Buried in BOLOGNA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot II. Row B. Grave 2.

OTHER CONFLICTS

STEPHENS

Mervyn [Llewellyn]

Private 22392194, The King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 18 November 1951 received in during the Battle of Hill 227, Korea, 17th-19th November 1951. (London Gazette 8th December 1951). Aged 19. Born 19 April 1922. No known grave. Commemorated on UN Wall of Remembrance, Pusan, Korea.

HONOUR THEM AND WEEP NOT
GIVE THEM PRAISE NOT PITY

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