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LEVERSTOCK GREEN - 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 opposite Holy Trinity Church, Leverstock Green.
Barbara Chapman is a local historian for Leverstock Green and her website provides details for both World War 1 and World War 2 which should supplement this page.

Photographs Copyright ©
2003 - Carolynn Langley

1914 - 1918

ALDERMAN

Thomas

Lance Corproal 11098, 32nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 15th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Watford, resident Hemel Hempstead.

BISWELL

Harry George

Private 15030, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 6th May 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Hemel Hempstead, enlisted St Albans.

BISWELL

John

Private 10474, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Leverstock Green, enlisted Bedford.

BROWN

G

probably George BROWN, Private 65492, Labour Corps. Killed in action 16th February 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Wood End, Dedbourne, Nrthamptonshire, enlisted London, resident Hemel Hempstead. Formerly 17102, Royal West Surrey Regiment.

CHARGE

Frederick

Private 18854, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment/ Killed in action 12th october 1916 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Bedford, reident Hemel Hempstead.

CHILDS

Thomas

Private 30822, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1918 in France & Flanders. Born London Colney, Hertfordshire, enlisted Bedford, resident Leverstock Green.

CHISMAN

A

possibly Arthur William CHISMAN [spelt CHISMON on CWGC], Rifleman Z/119, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 12th February 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born Sydenham, Kent, enlisted Deptford, Kent, resident Greenwich, Kent. Son of Alfred George and Ellen Chismon, of 10A, Christchurch St., Greenwich, London. Buried in FAUQUISSART MILITARY CEMETERY, LAVENTIE, Pas de Calais, France. Grave E. 1.

DeBEGER

George

Lance Corporal 17376, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 17th August 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 30. Born Notting Hill, Middlesex, enlisted Watford. Husband of Minnie De Beger, of Leverstock Green, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Grave IX. B. 24.

DURRANT, M.C.

Arthur Michael

Acting Captain 9Lieutenant), 257 Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 5th December 1916. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France. Grave II. C. 11.

FREEMAN

F

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FREEMAN

H

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GOODENOUGH

G

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HALLETT

J

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HARROWELL

F

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JOHNSON

F

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KNOX HART

J

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OAKLEY

B

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PARKINS

William Leonard

Driver T4/160039, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 23rd December 1916 at home. Born Leverstock Green, enlisted Whitehall, resident Rickmansworth. Buried south of the church, near path, in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, LEVERSTOCK GREEN, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD.

PERKINS

Victor

Private 23862, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Richmond, Surrey, enlisted Bedford, resident Levertsock Green.

SEARS

W W

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SECRETAN

R H

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TAYLOR

F

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THORN

E

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TIMPSON

George Albert

Private 32171, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Hemel Hempstead, resident Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire. See also Boxmoor

1939 - 1945

BAGSHAW

Henry [Arthur]

Colour Sergeant 5952756, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died 14th February 1942 during the invasion of Singapore by the Japanese. Aged 22. Son of Frank and Daisy Bagshaw; husband of Joan Henrietta Bagshaw, of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 61.

CLEAR, DFC

Gordon Sampson

Flying Officer, Observer, 139 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 20th March 1943. Age 31. Son of Edwin Arnold and Margaret Ethel Clear; husband of Joyce Ella Clear, of St. Albans. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). Buried by the north east buttress in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, LEVERSTOCK GREEN, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD.

COKER

Frank Edward

Private 1688595, The Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died 14th April 1945. Age 31. Son of Edward and Sarah Jane Coker; husband of Rosie Frances Coker, of Hemel Hempstead. Buried on the north boundary in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, LEVERSTOCK GREEN, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD. See also Bovingdon and Flaunden.

COLLINS

A

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COTHER

F

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FAULDER

Archie Edward

Guardsman 2622719, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 10th June 1944. Aged 23. Son of Archie and Lily Faulder; husband of Alice Faulder, of Gateshead, Co. Durham. Buried in BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot III. Row B. Grave 22.

Photograph Courtesy and
Copyright © Barbara Chapman 2005
www.lgchronicle.net for Leverstock Green's local history

FAULDER

George William

[Known as William] Private 4863016, 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died 12th February 1942 during the Japanese invasion of Singapore via Malaya. Aged 27. Son of Percy and Lily Faulder; husband of Phyllis Faulder, of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 65.

Photograph Courtesy and
Copyright © Barbara Chapman 2005
www.lgchronicle.net for Leverstock Green's local history

NEWLAND

J

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ROGERS

J

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In graveyard but not on memorial

BELL

Jeff K

Flight Lieutenant Jeff Bell had just completed a tour with 92 Squadron Royal Air Force in Germany, prior to commencing a 4 month detachment to the Falklands as part of the peace keeping force from June to October 1983. Flight Lieutenant Bell was killed in a flying accident (he was the navigator in a phantom which hit Mount Osborne) on 17th October 1983, a week before he was due to return home after completing his tour. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc). Aged 28. His remains were returned to the UK and are now buried at Leverstock Green (Holy Trinity) Church. See also Boxmoor (Hemel hempstead) War Memorial

Last updated 22 October, 2007

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