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HINXWORTH (HERTS) WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards
2002

The clock tower memorial stands at the side of High Street close to vthe village green and Market Square, and takes the form of a clock tower with two dials and three tablets inserted. Listed on the memorial are 12 names of those who died in World War 1 and one for World War 2. The memorial was originally unveiled and dedicated 24th March 1920; it cost £250 and the builder were Messrs. Bailey. The tower was subsequently restored in 1997.


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002

IN LOVING & GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THESE
WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

CLUTTERBUCK

Arthur C Vincent

[Lieutenant Colonel on CWGC] Major, 1st Battalion, attached 3rd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died Tuseday 31st October 1916. Age 40. Served in Africa and India, also served in Gallipoli and in France. Buried in FELIXSTOWE NEW CEMETERY, Suffolk. Grave J. 15.

BROOKS

Walter

Private 25602, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 11th February 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 23. Born and resident Hinxwortrh, enlisted Bedford. Son of Arthur and Amelia Brooks, of Hinxworth, Baldock, Herts. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

BRYANT, MSM MiD

Frederick Charles

Gunner 77828, "F" Battery, 14th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 2nd December 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 29. Son of Mr. Bryant and Mrs. Susan Bryant, of Chaple St., Hinxworth, Baldock, Herts. Awarded the Meritorius Service Medal (MSM) and Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). Buried in CHARLEROI COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Hainaut Belgium. Plot/Row/Section O. Grave 4.

DEARMER

Frederick

Private G/14661, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action Friday 29th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Higham Gobion, Beds, enlisted Hitchin, resident Baldock, Herts. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIALSomme, France. Panel 58 and 59.

GARLEY

George Edward

Private G/18822, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 36. Born and resident Hinxworth, enlisted Hitchin. Son of George and Betsy Garley, of Hinxworth; husband of Edith Garley, of Hinxworth, Baldock, Herts. Buried in DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VI. A. 23.

HARRADINE

[Arthur] William

[Listed on the memorial as 60th Labour Company] Sergeant 144878, 253rd Tunnel Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action Sunday 15th September 1918. Born Hinxworth, enlisted Westminster, Middlesex, resident Finsbury Park, Middlesex. Buried in HANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave F. 2.

MORGAN

Percy

Rifleman (Lance Corporal) 12273, 11th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifles. Killed in action Friday 30th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Hinxworth, enlisted Hitchin, resident Harpenden. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 9.

STANTON

Frederick

Gunner 15308, 58th Battery, 35th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action Thursday 8th March 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 35. Born Baldock, enlisted London. Son of Mrs. Edith Stanton; husband of Mabel Stanton, of 32, Sydney Rd., Hornsey, London. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 A and 8 A.

STANTON

Charles

Private 9435, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 22nd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Hinxworth, enlisted Hertford, resident Hornsey, Middlesex. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29.

STANTON

Ernest

Acting Lance Corporal 265918, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 30th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Hertford, resident Hornsey, Middlesex. Buried in HANGARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave I. I. 13.

STREET

Ernest Douglas

Private M2/019262, Royal Army Service Corps (Motor Transport). Died on Monday 4 August 1919. Age 26. Son of Albert and Lavinia Street. Buried in North-East part of ST NICHOLAS CHURCHYARD, HINXWORTH, Hertfordshire.

WALDOCK

George

Lance Corporal 12046, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action Sunday 25th October 1914 in France & Flanders. Aged 24. Born Ashwell, Herts,enlisted Hounslow, resident Tottenham. Son of Charles and Bertha Waldock, of Chapel St., Hinxworth, Baldock, Herts. Buried in RATION FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Grave III. C. 9.

1939-1945

BARTON

Allen John

Guardsman 2613556, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards who died on Tuesday 28 May 1940. Age 28. Son of Harry and Grace Barton; husband of Elsie Barton, of Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Buried in BAS-WARNETON (NEERWAASTEN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Grave 36.

THIS CLOCK WAS BEQUEATHED
TO THE PARISH OF HINXWORTH BY
MAJOR A VINCENT CLUTTERBUCK. ESSEX REGIMENT
WHO DIED OCTOBER 31. 1916.

THE RESTORATION OF
THIS CLOCKTOWER IN 1997
WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY A
GENEROUS DONATION FROM
MAJOR ROBERT CLUTTERBUCK

Last updated 29 July, 2012

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