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GREAT GADDESDEN - WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 - Transcribed Carolynn Langley; researched Martin Edwards

The war memorial is situated in the grounds of St John the Baptist Church, to the right of the path. Also in the nave are three handwritten rolls of honour. Those on th memorial are marked G on the scrolls S1 and S2.

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© Carolynn Langley 2003

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PLACE WHO FELL
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

on wall of side chapel

ROLL OF HONOUR
GREAT GADDESDEN PARISH
1914 - 1918

Brass plaque on wall.

1914 + 1918

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

..........................

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR.

S2 BAKER George B

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G BATCHELOR A

Private, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment

G BATCHELOR A

Private, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.

G BUTCHER G C

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment.

S2 CROSS William H

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G FLITTON H

Sergeant, 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps.

G GINGER F

Private, 13th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

GS1 GROOM Frank

Private, 6th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment

GS1 HALSEY Frank

Sergeant, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment.

GS1 LOCKHART WOOD, DSO John

Captain, 18th Hussars. Wounded in Flanders on 24th May 1915, died of wounds London 11th June 1915. Awarded the Distiguished Service Order (D.S.O.) Plaque on wall of church.

CAPTAIN JOHN LOCKHART WOOD DSO
WOUNDED IN FLANDERS. MAY 24TH 1915
DIED LONDON JUNE 11TH 1915.

DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI

GS1 MEAD Ernest

Private, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment

S1 MEAD Frank

Private, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment

S2 MILLER Walter

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GS1 MITCHELL Arthur

Private, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment

S2 PLUMB Harry

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GS1 ROLPH Ernest

Private, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment

GS1 RUSSELL Ernest

Private, Army Catering Corps

GS1 RUSSELL George

Private, Royal Army Service Corps

S2 SAVAGE Francis

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S1 STARR William

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GS1 SUTTON Henry

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps

GS1 WILDMAN Thomas

Private, 7trh Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment

LET US GIVE HUMBLE THANKS TO ALMIGHTY GOD FOR VICTORY.

THIS INSCRIPTION IS ADDED IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PLACE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES.

1939 - 1945

GS1 ARCH James Henry

Sergeant, Royal Air Force

GS1 ARCH Percy

Sergeant, Royal Air Force

GS1 DAVIS Reginald Walter

Lance Corporal, Royal Fusiliers

GS1 HAWES Horace E

Corporal, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment

GS1 ROBINSON Frank T W

Private, 71st Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died on active service 23rd November 1941. Age 26 years. Known as Tich. Buried in the churchyard.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FRANK ROBINSON (TICH)
WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
NOVEMBER 23 1941 AGED 26 YEARS

He played the game.

also

ALICE ROBINSON
DIED AUGUST 20TH 1968
AGED 82 YEARS

SHALL SHINE AS THE STARS FOR EVER

GS1 SMITH William James

Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force

GS1 WIB[B]LING Charles

Gunner, Royal Artillery

REST ETERNAL GRANT
UNTO THEM O LORD
+ MAY LIGHT PERPETUAL
SHINE UPON THEM.

MALAYA 1950

P PROCTOR John Harold
Major 73158, 1st Battalion, The Loyal Regiment. Killed on active service at Kelnaton 25th August 1950. Born 29th November 1917. Plaque in the porch of St John the Baptist Church and on Terendak Military Cemetery Malacca Memorial Wall, Malacca, Malaysia.

Hand  written  highly decorated  and framed on wall in four columns

ON ACTIVE SERVICE
GT. GADDESDEN

(Appears to be WW2)

AMBROSE

Leonard

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ANDREW

Thomas

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ARCH

James

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ARCH

Percy

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BARR

Andrew

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BATCHELOR

Ella

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BATCHELOR

Ernest

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BUNN

Edward

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BURGESS

Harry

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CARLISLE

John

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CARLISLE

Peter

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CARLISLE

Walter

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CARPENTER

Harry

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CARPENTER

Hector

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CLAYTON

William

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CORBY

Mary

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CORBY

Muriel

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CORBY

Robert

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CRAY

Reginald

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CUTLER

Robert

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DANIELS

Allan

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DAVIS

Doris

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DAVIS

Reginald

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DRAPER

Walter

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ELDER

Tom

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ELDING

Jack

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ERMINE

Nemo

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FARR

Norman

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FARR

Walter

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FEAR

Walter

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FLITTON

Arthur

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FLITTON

Harry

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GILL

George

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GILL

Reginald

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GINGER

Frederick

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GINGER

Harry

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GINGER

Leslie

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GINGER

Reginald

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GROOM

Thomas

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HAINS

William

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HALES

William

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HALSEY

Barbara

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HALSEY

Evelyn

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HALSEY

Guy M.

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HALSEY

Jim

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HALSEY

Raymond

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HALSEY

Thomas  E.

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HARRINGTON

Leslie

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HAWES

Horace

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HAYES

Colin

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HOAR

Alan

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HOAR

Frank

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HOAR

Ronald

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HOW

Harry

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INNES

Septimus

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JEFFORD

Stanley

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JOHNSON

Eric

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LAPLAIN

Harry

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LAW

Ernest

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LEVINGTON

Albert

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LEVINGTON

Kathleen

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LEWINGTON

Charles

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MANDLEY

Charles

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MARKS

Harry

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MARKS

William

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MEAD

Alan

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MEAD

Frank

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MEAD

Gertrude

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MEAD

Gilbert

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MERRIDIN

William

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MINTY

William

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NEAL

Leslie

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NIND

Doris

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NIND

Ernest

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NIND

Frank

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NIND

George

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NIND

Thomas

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NIND

William

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NOYCE

Jim

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POTTON

Reginald

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POTTON

Stanley

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POWELL

Harry

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RANCE

Cyril

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READ

Leslie

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READ

Vera

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REYNOLDS

Stanley

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RICHARDS

Howard

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RICHARDS

Stanley

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RITCHDOR

Frederick

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ROBERTS

Gordon

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ROBERTS

Ivan

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ROBERTS

Kenneth

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ROBINSON

Colin

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ROBINSON

Frank

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RUSSELL

Ivy

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RUSSELL

Jack

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SEALBROOK

William

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SKEW

William

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SMITH

Peter

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SMITH

Sidney

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SMITH

William

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SPINKS

Randolf

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STOKER

Graves E.

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STOKER

Harry

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THORN

George

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WALKER

Donald

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WALKER

Leslie

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WATERTON

George

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WATTS

Robert

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WAYMAN

Jack

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WIBBLING

Charles

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WILDMAN

Sydney

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18 October 2003

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