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NETTLEDEN & FRITHSDEN - WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial takes the form of two tablets either side of the gate to the church of St Lawrence.

THIS GATEWAY IS ERECTED
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
NETTLEDEN & FRITHSDEN
WHO FELL IN THE WAR OF
1914 -1918
NOW IS THEIR HOPE FULL
OF IMMORTALITY
ARTHUR GOODEGE
1914-1915

REGINALD OAKENS
1914 - 1916

JOHN WILSON
1914 - 1917

AND

AUGUSTUS WILSON
1914 - 1917

BERT SUMMERFIELD
1914 - 1918

ARTHUR CRIPPS
1917 - 1918

(Left panel)
(Right Panel)
CRIPPSArthur

Private 27364, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 16th AUgust 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born and enlisted Hemel Hempstead. Son of Mrs. J. Cripps, of 15, Frithesden, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 104 to 105.

GOODEGEArthur William

[Spelt GOODEDGE on SDGW] Private 13706, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Wednesday 19th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born Berkhamsted, enlisted Hertford, resident Boxmorr, Hertfordshire. Husband of Esther Goodege, of 15, St. Margaret's, near Hemel Hempstead. Buried in DIVE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave II. C. 2.

OAKENSReginald

Private 19892, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 4th May 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Potton End, Hertfordshire, enlisted Hertford, resident Hemel Hempstead. Son of Mr. A. Oakens, of 8, Frithesden, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. A. 8.

SUMMERFIELDBert

Sergeant 51611, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 16th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born Berkampstead, enlisted Watford, resident Hemel Hempstead. Son of Walter and Sarah Summerfield, of 16, Frithesden, Hemel Hempsted, Herts. Formerly 15297, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

WILSONAugustus E

Sergeant 14499, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday 14th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Great Berkhamsted, enlisted Hertford. Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave VI. D. 12.

WILSONJohn

Private 19834, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 9th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Born great Berkhamsted, enlisted Hertford, resident Hemel Hempstead. Buried in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Grave VI. A. 26.

26 October 2004

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