BOURNE END - WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright
© 2003 - Transcribed Carolynn Langley; researched Martin Edwards
War memorial is in the form
of a cross sited to left of car park of the Watermill Lane, London Road, Bourne
2003 - Carolynn Langley
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND TO THE
OF THE MEN
OF THIS VILLAGE
WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR
THEIR NAME LIVETH
1314, 2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian I.F. Died of
wounds 3rd July 1916. Age 23. Son of Benjamin and Daisy Ball, of
Bourne End, Boxmoor, Hertfordshire. Born at Westminster according
to CWGC but Autsralian Roll of Honour states Cappoquina, Co. Waterford,
Ireland. Fruit farmer by trade also trained as a book binder. Educated
at Victoria School, Berkhamsted. Enlisted Lower Portland, New South
Wales, Australia. Emigrated to Asutralia aged 21. Was in the Boy
Scouts. His mother, Daisy Ball, is given as lving at, on the Australian
Roll, 4D Orchard Street Estate, Westminster, London SW1. Buried
in ESTAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row S. Grave
11. Listed on the Australian
Roll of Honour
G/14271, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action
with the British Expeditionary Force 19th May 1918. Age 19.
Born Boxmoor, Hertfordshire, enlisted Watford. Son of William
Bunker, of Bourne End, Boxmoor, Hertfordshire, and the late
Frances Bunker. Buried in MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, Somme, France.
Plot II. Row M. Grave 2.
54077, "A" Company, 18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
(western Ontario Regiment). Died 1st October 1916. Enlisted 24th
October 1914 at London, Ontario, Canada. Age 26. Born Bovingdon
26th August 1892, next of kin Bovingdon. Son of William Coker of
Bovingdon; husband of Mary Murray Coker, of 190, Chestnut Street,
St Thomas, Ontario, Canada. Served with the Territorials for 2 years
in England. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme,
France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 19. National Archives of Canada Accession
150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1842 - 50
T.F.6067, 1st/8th (T.F.) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex
Regiment). Died of wounds 9th October 1916 in France & Flanders.
Age 29. Born Bourne End, enlisted Watford, resident Boxmoor. Son
of William and Charlotte Crockett, of Bourne End, Boxmoor, Herts.
Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France.
Plot I. Row H. Grave 9.
10975, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action
11th March 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born Bovingdon,
enlisted London, resident Hemel Hempstead. Son of William and Charlotte
Crockett, of Bourne End, Boxmoor, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated
on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 17 and 18.
118899 [on SDGW] or 113899 [on CWGC], "Y" 4th Trench Mortar
Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 29th July 1917
in France & Flanders. Age 25. Born and enlisted Coventry. Son
of Joseph and Rhoda Franklin, of Bourne End Lane, Boxmoor, Herts.
No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
35070, 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in
action 11th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 33. Enlisted
Watford, resident Bushy. Son of George and Sarah Goodman; husband
of Mrs. John Nash (formerly Goodman), of Bourne End Lane, Boxmoor,
Herts. Formerly 20846, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated
on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Panel 41 and 43.
17525, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th
July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born Winkwell, enlisted
Watford, resident Boxmoor. Son of Mrs. Annie Grover, of Bourne End,
Boxmoor, Herts. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA
BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 23.
169175, "D" Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
Died of wounds 3rd May 1917 in france & Flanders. Age 31. Enlisted
Slough, resident Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire. Son of David and Rachel
Hart of Broadway, Berkhampsted, Herts; husband of M L Hart, of Willoughby
Road, Langley, Slough, Bucks. Buried in ST. NICOLAS BRITISH CEMETERY,
Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 22.
Corporal 1519, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's
Own). Killed in action 1st September 1918 in France & Flanders.
Born, resident and enlisted Berkhamsted. No known grave. Commemorated
on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10
10435, 18th (Queen Mary's Own Royal) Hussars. Killed in action 17th
October 1914 in France & Flanders. Age 18. Born Watford, enlisted
London, resident Boxmoor. Son of Walter Albert and Cicely M. Messenger,
of Moor End, Boxmoor, Herts. Buried in TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK,
Nord, France. Plot II. Row O. Grave 36.
T4/141097, Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home 3rd March 1917. Aged 52. Boprn
Bovingdon, enlisted Watford, resident Hemel hempstead. Buried in ST JOHN CHURCHYARD,
BOURNE END, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire.
ARMY SERVICE CORP.
3RD MARCH 1917 AGED 52
REST IN PEACE
1792, 15th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian I.F. Killed
in action 8th August 1915. Age 32. Son of James and Clara Roy, of
Bourne End, Boxmoor. Native of Brockley, London. Enlisted Sarina,
Queensland, Australia. No known grave. Commemorated on LONE PINE
MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 49. Listed on the Australian
Roll of Honour
7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th
October 1917. Age 20. Son of Samuel and Mary Taylor, of Pouchen
End, Boxmoor, Herts. Born at Salta, Argentine. Buried in BARD COTTAGE
CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row A. Grave
the church yard of St John the Evangelist to left of main gate and right of path
Harvey || |
206454, 24th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. Died 21st October 1919. Age 41. Husband
of Jessie Maud Gilbert, of 11, New St., Berkhamsted, Herts. Buried in ST JOHN
CHURCHYARD, BOURNE END, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire.
PS 2608, "A" company, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex
Regiment). Died of wounds 13th September 1916. Age 18. Enlisted Mill Hill, Middlesex,
resident Berkhampstead. Son of John Geary, of 50 George Street, Great Berhampsted,
and the late Mrs J. Geary. Buried in ST JOHN CHURCHYARD, BOURNE END, Bovingdon,
Hertfordshire. Grave 679.
Henry || |
Lance Corporal 26665, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment.
Died of wounds 10th December 1917. Buried in ST JOHN CHURCHYARD,
BOURNE END, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire.
7 March, 2011