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SURNAMES - C
1914-1919

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CAKEBREAD Ernest J
Private 30276, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died of wounds in United Kingdom 8 October 1916. Aged 20. Enlisted Hertford. Formerly 6018, Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in BENGEO (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Hertfordshire.
CAMPKIN Albert Joseph
Private 268093, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 18 April 1918. Born Ware, Herts., enlisted Bedford, resident Hertford. Son of John and Charlotte Campkin, of Ware, Herts. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVII. Row G. Grave 6.
CAMPKIN Edward [Reuben]
Private 266739, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 August 1918. Aged 25. Enlisted and resident Hertford. Son of John and Charlotte Campkin, of The Lock, Hertford. Buried in BUCQUOY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 15.
CAMPKIN J
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CARTLEDGE George
Killed in air raid over Hertford 13 October 1915 when a Zepplin mistook Hertford for London and dropped 48 incendiary and explosive bombs. Aged 56. Linen draper. In the 1911 census he was aged 51, a Draper Dealer, married to Martha, he was born Alfreton, Derbyshire, resident 28 Fore Street, Hertford.
CARTWRIGHT J N
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CHALKLEY William James
Lance Corporal 31477, 147th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 20 [CWGC] or 26 [SDGW] June 1917. Aged 19. Born Seacombe, Herts, enlisted Hertford. Son of William H. Chalkley, of 21, Hartham Lane, Hertford. Formerly 23443, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in SAILLY-LABOURSE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 15.
CHALLIS J L N
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CHAMBERS J
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CHAPLYN C
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CHAPMAN, MM Frank W
Private 266188, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 November 1918. Born and enlisted Hertford, resident Hertford Heath. Son of Mrs. E. Chapman, of "Brickfields," Vicarage Lane, Hertford Heath, Herts. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 24.
CHESHER Henry C
Private 7517, 1/6th Battalion (Territorial), Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 8 December 1916. Enlisted and born Hertford. Formerly 4122, Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row A. Grave 3.
CHILDS G
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CLARK Alfred
Private 266978, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11 May 1918. Enlisted and resident Hertford. Buried in LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 15.
CLARK F
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CLARK Joseph [Charles]
Gunner 22182, 87th Battery, 2nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 21 March 1918. Born and enlisted Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.
CLARKE Arthur J
either Arthur James CLARKE, Private 30478, 2/5th Battalion (Territorial), Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 11 August 1918. Born Hertford, enlisted Bristol. Buried in AVAL WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, VIEUX-BERQUIN, Nord, France. Plot I. Row BB. Grave 8.

or Arthur John CLARKE, Private 36273, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 17 February 1917. Born Hertfordingbury, enlisted Hertford. Formerly 6149, Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. PLot VIII. Row C. Grave 20.

CLARKE, MM Harry Albert
Serjeant 15703, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 May 1917. Born Hartingfordbury, enlisted and resident Hertford. Awarded th Military Medal (M.M.) - recommended for his actions in the Attacks on Achiet le Grand, 13-17 March 1817. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
CLARKE Joseph
Private 266705, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 31. Enlisted and resident Hertford. Husband of Mrs. E. Clarke, of 335, Oaker's Buildings, St. Andrew's St., Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56.
CLARKE Joseph Cushi
Private 18873, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8 July 1916. Aged 29. Born Bengeo, Herts., enlisted and resident Hertford. Brother of William Clarke, of 44, Hertingfordbury Rd., Hertford. Buried in DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row M. Grave 8.
CLIBBON John
Private 4/5173, "C" Company, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 April 1915. Aged 29. Born and resident Ware, enlisted Hatfield. Son of Agnes and the late John Clibbon; husband of Mrs. A. Clibbon, of 41, Sele Rd., Camps Hill, Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
CLIFT Charles George
Private 27036, 6th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 16 September 1916. Born Bengeo, Herts., enlisted Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A.
COCKMAN George
Stoker 1st Class K/9045, H.M.S. Aboukir, Royal Navy. Drowned in the North Sea when his ship was sunk by a German Submarine 22 September 1914. Aged 24. Born 5 October 1891 in Ware, Herts. Baptised 30 July 1893 in Ware. Son of G. S. and Emily Cockman, of 8, George St., Port Vale, Hertford; nephew of Mrs E. Cockman. 41, Ryde Street. Bengeo. Hertford. Labourer by trade. Enlisted 12 September 1910 for 12 years. Height 5 feet 6 inches, chest 36½ inches, auburn hair, hazel eyes, fresh complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 4.
COLE A
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COOK Charles Adams
Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 March 1916. Aged 24. Only son of the late W. H. and Mrs. Cook, of Hertford. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Somme, France. Plot XVII. Row H. Grave 35.
COOK F G
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COOMBER T
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COOPER Cecil John
Private 28076, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 12 December 1917. Aged 25. Born and resident Hertford, enlisted Bedford. Son of Edward and Minnie L. Cooper, of 20, Queen's Rd., Hertford, Herts. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVII. Row DD. Grave 7.
COPLAND J U
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COX Arthur John
Acting Bombadier 1626, 2nd/1st Norfolk Battery, East Anglian Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in air raid over Hertford 13 October 1915 when a Zepplin mistook Hertford for London and dropped 48 incendiary and explosive bombs. Aged 21. Enlisted Great Yarmouth, resident Norwich. Stationed in Hertford. Son of Richard Cox, of 50, Victoria Rd., Great Yarmouth. Buried in GREAT YARMOUTH (CAISTER) CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot F. Row 149. Grave 1065.
CRANE Ernest Harry
Private TR/9/48630, 53rd Training Reserve Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died in the United Kingdom 2 November 1918. Born Bengeo, Hertfordshire, enlisted Bedford, resident Hertford. Buried in BENGEO (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Hertfordshire.
CROUCH Herbert John
Private G/24953, 3/4th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 5 November 1917. Aged 39. Born Hertford, enlisted Lambeth, Surrey, resident Herne Hill, Surrey. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crouch, of Hertford. Formerly 242067, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A.
CURRELL, MM Henry Albert
Private 23670, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died in the United Kingdom 7 November 1918. Aged 32. Born and resident Hertford, enlisted Ampthill. Son of R. E. Currell, of 88, Princes Rd., Teddington, Middx, and the late Henry Andrew Currell. Born at Hertford. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in HERTFORD (ST. ANDREW'S) CEMETERY, Hertfordshire. Plot E. Row A. Grave 70.
CURTIS Frederick Charles
Private 42001, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 19 September 1918. Aged 19. Born Tottenham, Middlesex, enlisted Bedford, resident Stanstead Abbots, Herts. Son of Frederick and Ethel Mary Curtis, of 8, Mangrove Rd., Hertford. Native of Tottenham, London. Buried in RUYAULCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section M. Grave 4.
CUSHING Richard
[Listed as Arthur CUSHING on CWGC] Private 36291, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 31 January 1917. Aged 46. Enlisted Hertford, resident Shenley, Herts. Brother of Mrs. Mary Vince, of 46, Corbyn St., Finsbury Park, London. Formerly 5579, Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row G. Grave 12.
CUTMORE Nathan
Private 5434, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 12 October 1916. Aged 32. Enlisted and resident Hertford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Cutmore, of 10, Lime Kiln Cottage, Ware Rd., Hertford. Buried inCONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY, CONTAY, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 10.
CUTMORE W J
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