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TRING - WAR MEMORIAL

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

Still being researched

The war memorial stands in front of the Church Of St. Peter and St Paul, in the High Street. It is eight sided and has four tiers on which are commemorated the men who fell in both wars. Those servicemen killed during World War Two are also commemorated in Tring by a Memorial Park. Two plaques, one either side of the entrance gate, are a duplicates of the list of World War Two names on the town war memorial.

Photographs Copyright ©
2003 - Carolynn Langley

A.D.
1914 - 1918
REMEMBER WITH THANKSGIVING
THE TRUE AND FAITHFUL MEN
WHO IN THESE YEARS OF WAR
WENT FROM THIS PLACE
FOR GOD AND RIGHT,
THE NAMES OF WHO FELL
RETURNED NOT AGAIN
ARE HERE INSCRIBED TO BE
HONOURED EVER MORE
R.I.P.

BUT GOD WILL GIVE YOU TO ME AGAIN
WITH JOY AND GLADNESS FOR EVER.
FOR I SENT YOU OUT WITH
MORN 'ND AND WEEPING.


1914-1918

ANDERSON
John Henry
Private, 44th Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment), of Church Lane. He was severely wounded by shellfire on 2 April then died of wounds on 3 April 1917. Born in Tring. Age 24. Son of Mary Jane native of Tring. Buried in Bruay Commual Cemetery Extension.
ASQUITH
Gordon William
Second Lieutenant, 3rd King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action on 2 December 1917. Age 19. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
AYRES
James Edward
Driver, Army Service Corps, of Akeman Street. Enlisted at Bedford. Died of pneumonia on 23 October 1918. Born in Wendover, Bucks. Buried in Greenwich Cemetery.
BADRICK
Percy
Rifleman, 2nd Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds on 30 May 1918. Age 19. Son of George and Louisa of Tring. Buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery.
BAKER
Will
Private, HQ (Portsmouth) Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died of wounds on 21 October 1915. Age 20. Son of Herbert H. of 46 Wingrave Road, New Mill. Buried in Tring Cemetery.
BANDY, M.M.
Albert
Lance Corporal, 13th King's Royal Rifles, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 23 August 1918. Born in Wing, Bucks. Buried in Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension.
BARBER, V.C.
Edward
Private, 1st Grenadier Guards. Enlisted in London. Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on 12 March 1915. Age 22. Born in Tring. Son of William and Sarah Ann of 22 Miswell Lane. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial.
BATES
Frank Manfield
Private, 6th Somerset Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Hertford, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of shrapnel wounds on 20 September 1916. Age 21. Born in Aston Clinton, Bucks. Son of Manfield and Mary Louisa of 11 Henry Street. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery.
BATTSON
Ralph Bertram
Driver, 31st Royal Field Artillery. Enlised in London. He was wounded by shell fire some miles behind the line, he died of wounds on 15 May 1917. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Eleanor Prior (formerly Battson) and the late Benjamin of 16 Langdon Street. Formerly a member of the Church Lads Brigade. Employed by Mr. A.P. Boyson, Grove Lodge. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery.
BIRCH
William Charles
Private, 1st Border Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action in the Dardanelles on 28 April 1915. Age 20. Born in Tring. Son of Herbert of 2 Goldfield Cottages, Miswell Lane. No known grave. Commemorated on Helles Memorial.
BRACKLEY
Henry
Gunner, 76th Royal Garrison Artillery. Enlisted at Tring. Died of wounds on 24 March 1918. Born in Wendover, Bucks. Buried in St Hilaire Cemetery.
BRACKLEY
Thomas
Private, 1st Grenadier Guards. Killed in action on 17 October 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial.
BRANDOM
William
No further information currently
BROOKS
George
either Private, 10th Lancashire Fusiliers. Enlisted at Tring, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 12 October 1918. Age 35. Born in Tring. Son of James and Jane. Husband of Emily Louisa of 17 Council Cottages, Miswell Lane. Buried in Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery.

or Private, Royal Army Service Corps, of St Albans. Born in Tring. Died of wounds in Egypt on 10 July 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery. Not on St Albans WM

BROWN
Andrew Cranstoun
Second Lieutenant, 8th South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 2 July 1916. Age 21. Son of Katherine of Springfield, Downton, Salisbury, and the late James Brown of Harvieston, Tring. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery.
BURCH, M.M.
Frank
Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Aldbury. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed in action in France on 27 September 1918. Age 24. Son of John and Emily of 25 The Front, Potten End. Buried in Villers Hill British Cemetery.
CARTWRIGHT
Thomas
Private, 78th Canadian Infantry. Killed in action on 19 November 1916. Age 25. Son of Susan of 354 Union Avenue, Elmwood, Manitoba, Canada and the late John. As a boy he was a member of the Parish Church Choir and the Church Lads Brigade. No known grave. Commemorated on Vimy Memorial.
CATO
Reginald Robert
Gunner, 31st Royal Garrison Artillery, of Tring. Enlitsted at Watford. Killed in action on 10 March 1918. Age 35. Born in Berkhamsted. Husband of Florence May Harris (formerly Cato) of 22 Akeman Street. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery.
CLARKE
Frederick Edward
Private, Eastern Counties Labour Corps. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the East Surrey Regiment. Wounded in October 1917 in the Battles for Paschendale Ridge, evacuated back to England. He died of Pnumonia on 7 November 1918 at Horton Hospital, Epsom, Surrey. Born at Stratford, Essex. Formerly a member of Tring Town Band. Buried in Tring Cemetery.
CLEMENTS
James
Gunner, 264th Royal Field Artillery. Died of fever on 23 November 1918. Buried in Beirut War Cemetery.
COLLIER
Stanley
Able Seaman, Royal Navy. He joined the Navy in 1905. Drowned when HMS 'Hampshire' was mined and sank off the Orkneys on 5 June 1916. Age 28. Born in Tring. Son of George and Annie. Buried in Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery.
COLLINS
Jesse
Private, 11th Royal West Kent Regiment, transferred to 99th Training Reserve. Enlisted at Watford. Died on 25 December 1916. Age 50. Born in Pitstone. Son on Charles and Polly. Husband of Elizabeth Smith (formerly Collins) of 49 Lysons Road, Aldershot. Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
CRAWLEY
Charles Jesse
Private, 2nd Middlesex Regiment. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 2 June 1915. Age 26. Born in Aldbury. Son of Sabrina and the late Joseph. No known grave. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial.
CRAWLEY
Ultimius George
Private, 6th Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Broomhill, Yorks. Enlisted at Oxford. Killed in action on 20 September 1917. Age 24. Born in Wigginton. Son of Samuel and Mrs Crawley of Cholesbury. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
CROCKETT
George
Private, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action on 30 July 1916. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of Jesse of 22 Pleasant Row, Akeman Street. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery.
CROSS
Arthur Albert
Private, Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars, Household Cavalry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action in Palestine on 28 November 1917. Age 22. Born in Tring. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery. See Hemel Hempstead War Memorial.
CROSS
Herbert William
Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Enlisted at Hatfield. Killed in action on 7 September 1915. Born in Tring. Son of Mrs.A.Crawley of 28 King Street. Buried in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension.
CUTLER
Ernest
Private, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 22 August 1918. Born in Tring. Buried in Meaulte Military Cemetery.
DAVEY
Henry Arthur
Private, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, Brook Street. Enlisted in Berkhamsted in August 1914. Died of wounds in London on 16 March 1917. Formerly employed on Tring Park estate. One of parish church bell-ringers. Buried in Tring Cemetery.
DAVEY
William
Private, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of High Street, Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action at the Somme on 11 July 1916. Born in Tring. Buried in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban.
DAWE, M.C.
Sidney Charles
Captain, 5th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed on 13 February 1918. Age 20. Son of Arthur Henry and Elizabeth Annie of ‘Thornhill’ 12 Boxwell Road, Berkhamsted. Buried in Fins New British Cemetery.
DELL
William Clement
Rifleman, 12th King's Royal Rifle Corps, of Duckmore Lane. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Cambridge Regiment. Killed in action on 23 September 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
DUNTON
Stanley
Private, 3rd Middlesex Regiment. Enlisted at Harrow. Killed in action on 30 September 1915. Born in Tring. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial.
EGGLETON
Stanley R
Staff Sergeant, 7th Field Ambulance Australian Army Medical Corps., of Crouch's Farm. Died of wounds on 8 October 1917. Buried in Poperinge New Military Cemetery.
FENEMORE, M.M.
John
Sergeant, 64th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 15 July 1916. Age 22. Born at New Mill. Son of Thomas and Mary. [ - possibly John (son of Joseph & Sarah) age 38.]??? Buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery.
FENNER
Laurence Henry
Private, 5th Canadian Infantry. Badly gassed in France in November 1917 and died on 12 October 1918. Age 29. Son of Henry and Alice of Pendley. Buried in Bramshott (St Mary) Churchyard, Hampshire.
FOSKETT
Herbert Edward
Second Lieutenant, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Enlisted in September 1914. Killed in action on 28 April 1917. Age 24. Son of Mary and the late Herbert of Western Road. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial.
FOSTER
Stanley Francis

Private, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action by a shell on 6 August 1917. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Alice Maud of 45 King Street. Buried in Derry House Cemetery. (BK?)

FOUNTAIN
Sidney Thomas
Private, 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Enlisted at Bedford, formerly with the Northants Regiment. Killed in action on 28 August 1918. Age 29. Born in Eaton Bray, Beds. Son of Mrs. Frederick Fountain of 14 Charles Street. Husband of S.E. Fountain of 44 Charles Street. Buried in Peronne Road Cemetery.
FRENCH
Frederick Arthur
Private, 6th East Yorkshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Berkhamsted. Killed in action on 17 July 1917. Born in Tring. Buried in No Man’s Cot Cemetery.
GATES
Frank John
Rifleman, 8th Post Office Rifles, London Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Died of wounds at Delville Wood on 26 July 1918. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery.
GATES
Herbert James
Lance Corporal, 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action in France on 2 November 1918. Buried in Maresches Communal Cemetery.
GATES
Walter Thomas
Private, 7th East Kent Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Died of wounds in France on 12 July 1916. Age 27. Born in Aston Clinton. Son of Frederick and Emma of 27 High Street. Buried in St Sever Cemetery.
GREGORY
Frederick John
Private, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment, of New Mill. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action on 13 November 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
GRISTWOOD
Leonard William
Lance Corporal, 55th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted in Watford, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 3 May 1917. Age 21. Born in Chorleywood. Son of Charles and the late Mary. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial.
GUNN
George
Private, 11th Royal Sussex Regiment. Enlisted at Warford. Killed in action on 28 February 1918. Age 19. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Mr.B and Mrs.SA Gunn of New Road, New Mill. Buried in Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery.
HALSEY
Archibald
Private, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 21 September 1916. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of James and Ellen of 38 Albert Street. Buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery.
HANCE
George James
Private, 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Shot through the head by a machine gun on 26 August 1916. Age 18. Son of Robert and Alice of 21 Park Road. Buried in Laventie Military Cemetery.
HARDY
Leslie George
Corporal, 1st Coldstream Guards, of Tring. Enlisted at Stafford. Killed in action on 8 October 1915. Age 20. Born in Tamworth, Warks. Son of Samuel of Woodbrook Cottage, Forest Road, Loughborough and the late Susan Lavinia. Buried in Quarry Cemetery.
HARROWELL
Charles
Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed in action on 19 April 1915. Age 19. Born in Tring. Son of Eli and Elizabeth of 17 Langdon Street. Formerly employed as a clerk with the London and North Western Railway. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
HARROWELL
James
Rifleman, 9th King's Royal Rifle Corps. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 22 October 1917. Age 32. Born in Tring. Son of Eli and Elizabeth of 17 Langdon Street. Husband Caroline of 40 Wingrave Road. New Mill. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
HARTERT
Joachim Charles
Lieutenant (Temp), 8th East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action on 28 October 1916. Age 22. Born in Tring, educated at Berkhamsted School and Oxford. Son of Dr. Ernst JO and Claudia ER of ‘Bellevue’, Park Road. Buried in Courcelles-Au-Bois Communal Cemetery Extension.
HAYSTAFF
Sidney
Private, 87th Canadian Infantry. Killed in action on 5 November 1918. Buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.
HAYWARD
Walter
Private, 6th Australian Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action on 4 May 1917. Age 22. Born at St Leonards, Bucks. Son of Sarah of 3 Henry Street, and the late Charles. No known grave. Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.
HAZZARD
Herbert
Private, 1st Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action on 1 April 1916. Age 21. Son of Selina of 1 Miswell Lane. Buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery.
HEDGES
John Russell
Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Lebanon on 16 November 1918. Age 26. Son of Elizabeth of 7 Parsonage Place. Buried in Beirut War Cemetery.
HEDGES
Sidney Walter
Lance Corporal, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Died of wounds on 16 April 1918. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Susanna Elizabeth of 55 Western Road, and the late Thomas. Buried in Rosieres Communal Cemetery Extension.
HORN[E]
Joseph
Private, 2nd Middlesex Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Bedford on 30 May, having only served six weeks in France was killed in action by a shell on 17 November 1916. Age 31. Born in Tring. Son of Elizabeth of 81 Brook Street. Buried in Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont.
HOWLETT
Charles Frederick
Private, 8th Lincolnshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury, formerly with the RASC. Killed in action on 4 October 1917. Age 22. Born in Aylesbury. Son of Frederick Charles and Emma of Western Road. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
JAMES
Henry
No further information currently
KEMPSTER
Frederick
Rifleman, 7th Royal Irish Rifles. Enlisted at Tring, formerly with the Essex Regiment. Killed in action on 2 October 1917. Age 29. Born in Tring. Husband of Rose of 76 Akeman Street. Buried in Cojeul British Cemetery.
KING
Ernest
Private, 4th North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 13 February 1919. Age 19. Formerly employed at Apsley Mills. Son of Susannah of 9 Myrtle Cottages, Bulbourne, Tring. Buried in Tring Cemetery.
LOVEGROVE
Bert
Private, 9th East Surrey Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 25 February 1916. Born in Tring. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery.
LOVELL
Arthur
Private, 54th Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action in the Lebanon on 16 November 1918. Age 26. Son of Alfred and Mary of 7 Bunstrux Hill. Buried in Beirut War Cemetery, Lebanon.
LOVELL
Frederick
Private, 13th Essex Regiment, of Manor Park, Essex. Enlisted at East Ham, Essex. Killed in action 2 August 1916. Age 28. Born in Tring. Son of Mr. and Mrs A. Lovell of Akeman Street, and husband of Mrs. E.E. Stocker (formerly Lovell) of 1 Pinewood Cottages, Pinewood Road, Ash, Surrey. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery.
MARCHAM
Frank Edgar
Private, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Enlisted at Hertford. Killed by a shell whilst resting in billet in France on 29 March 1915, together with William Green and Frank Laughton (Berkhamsted). Age 22. Born in Tring. Formerly employed by Messrs Wright and Wright, coachbuilders. Son of Frederick W. of ‘Oakleigh’ Western Road. Buried in Guards Cemetrery, Windy Corner.
MILLER
Charles
No further information currently
MILLER
Stanley
Corporal, 1st Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Died of wounds in Palestine on 2 June 1917. Age 29. Born in Tring. Son of Hannah of 41 Charles Street. and the late Charles. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery.

MILLER

William John

No further information currently
MILLS
George
Private, 112th Machine Gun Corps, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury, formerly with the RASC. Died of wounds on 28 April 1917. Age 22. Born in Long Marston. Son of Mrs.L. Mills of 2 Tring Ford, Tring. Buried in Point-Du-Jour Military Cemetery.
NORWOOD
William Edward
Driver, 163rd Machine Gun Corps, Died of wounds on 4 December 1918. Age 23. Son of Joseph and Sarah of 21 Akeman Street. No known grave. Commemorated on Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial.
OAKLEY
George
Private, 12th Northumberland Fusiliers. Enlisted at Holton Park, Somerset, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 25 October 1917. Age 20. Born at Worlstone, Herts. Son of Sarah, of 64 Akeman Street. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.

OAKLEY

William

No further information currently
PHILB[E]Y
Henry Richard
Lance Corporal, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of 11 Bunstux Hill. Killed in action in Belgium on 26 July 1917. Age 30. Born in Bovingdon. Son of Edward. Husband of Lillian. Buried in Dickenbusch New Military Cemetery Extension.
POPE, MC And Bar
Harold Edward
Acting Captain, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action on 24 August 1918. Age 36. Son of the Rev.AF Pope of Tring, and Catherine IE Pope (nee Rose) of Kilravock, Scotland. Educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford. Buried in Heath Cemetery.
POULTON
Harry
Private, 2nd Highland Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted in London. Killed in action on 20 September 1914. Born in Tring. No known grave. Commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.
POULTON
Joseph
Private, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment, of Albert Street. Enlisted at Watford. Died after being gassed on 14 November 1917. Born in Yiewsley, Middlesex. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension.
POULTON
Joseph
Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Berkhamsted. Enlisted at Tring. Died of wounds on 31 October 1914. Born in Tring. Buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.
PRATT
Sidney Richard
Private, 53rd Australian Infantry Australian Imperial Force, Killed in action at Fromelles on 19 July 1916.Age 30. Born in Marsworth. Son of Thomas and Annie of 'Rose Cottage', Longfield Road. No known grave. Commemorated on VC Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial.
PRATT
Stanley James
Sergeant, 48th Sqdn., Royal Air Force. Killed in action on 5 July 1918. Age 18. Son of Jabez and Rosa Louisa, 'Woodleigh' of Western Road. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial.
PRENTICE
Harry
Private, 2nd Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Aylesbury. Killed in action on 19 July 1916. Age 18. Son of Frederick and Eliza of 49 King Street. Buried in Laventie Military Cemetery.
RANCE
Arthur Henry
Corporal, 62nd Machine Gun Corps. Enlisted at Lewisham, formerly with the London Regiment. Killed in action on 9 June 1918. Age 33. Formerly employed as a draper's assistant. Born in Tring. Son of Henry and Mary of Tring, Husband of Alice of ‘Glenside’ Bulbourne. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery.
RANCE
Harry
Bugler, 58th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regt.), of Charles Street. Died of "spotted fever at Cambridge Military Hospital on 6 January 1916. Age 22. Buried in Tring Cemetery.
RANCE
Walter
Lance Corporal , 2nd Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action in Italy on 29 October 1918. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Elsie A of 35 Albert Street. Buried in Tezze British Cemetery.
RANDALL
Sidney James
Private, 44th New Brunswick Canadian E F. Died of wounds 12 November 1918. Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension.
REW
Douglas Jolland
Second Lieutenant, 5th Essex Regiment. Killed in action in France on 28 June 1917. Age 33. Son of Maj.and Mrs HG Rew of 61 Norbury Court Road, Streatham, London. Assistant scoutmaster. Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery.
ROBERTS
Thomas Walter
Private, 7th East Surrey Regiment. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action on 23 July 1916. Age 18. Born in Tring. Son of Walter and Mary Ann of The Gas Works, Tring. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
ROBINSON
Frank
Private, 17th Tank Corps. Enlisted in Tring, formerly with the Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 11 June 1918. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of Thomas and Alice of Cherry Tree Cottages, Cholesbury. Buried in St Martin-Aux-Bois Churchyard.
ROLFE
Horace Hedley Reginald
Air Mechanic 2nd Class, 1st Wing HQ Royal Flying Corps, of Western Road. Died of wounds on 26 September 1916 after being hit by anti-aircraft fire over enemy lines during air reconnaisance the previous day. Age 25. Son of Frederick and Agnes (coal merchant) of Western Road, Husband of Doris C. (nee Plater) of Green End Street, Aston Clinton. Member of the United Free Church. Buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension.
SEABROOK
William Charles
Sergeant, 1st Aeroplane Supply Depot Repair Park, Royal Air Force, of Western Road. Died of wounds in France on 25 September 1918. Age 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C Seabrook of Tring. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery.
SPINKS
Charles Edward
Lance Corporal, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Tring. Enlisted at Tring. Killed in action on 11 January 1918. Age 22. Brother of Mrs A Charlton of Byker, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery.
SPINKS, D.C.M.
William George
Acting Sergeant, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment of Tring. Killed in action at the Somme on 26 September 1916. Age 25. Son of Harry George and Sarah Charlotte of Tring. Buried in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery.
STEVENS
Charles Sidney
Private, 15th Suffolk Regiment. Enlisted at Bedford. Killed in action in Belgium on 2 November 1918. Born in Aylesbury. Buried in Lanain Communal Cemetery.
STRATFORD
Arthur
Private, 5th Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Wealdstone. Enlisted at Houndslow, Middlesex. Killed in action on 17 October 1915. Age 30. Born in Tring. Husband of Mrs.G Stratford of 86 Cecil Road, Wealdstone, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
TURVEY
Frederick
Private, 9th Royal Dublin Fusiliers of Tabernacle Yard. Enlised at Tring, formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 8 August 1917. Born in Chesham, Bucks. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
TYLER
Albert John
Private, 10th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, of Tring. Enlisted at Watford, formerly with the Surrey Regiment. Killed in action in France on 25 March 1918. Age 20. Born in Tring. Son of Clara Jane of 51 Wingrave Road, New Mill and the late Thomas. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial.
VAISEY
Roland Maddison
Captain, 36th Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France on 7 September 1918. Age 31. Son of Arthur William and Esther. Husband of Violet of 'The Bungalow', Tring. Buried in Vaulx Hill Cemetery.
WELLS
Arthur
Stoker 1st Class, HMS 'Aboukir' Royal Navy. Killed in action when his ship was torpedoed by the German U-boat U9 in the North Sea on 22 September 1914. Aged 28. Born 29 May 1886 in Tring, Hertfordshire. Husband of Mrs A Wells, of 40 Sheldon Road, Silver Street, Edmonton, London N. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.

Special note: In the early hours of the morning of 22 September 1914, HMS Cressy along with HMS Aboukir & HMS Hogue were sunk by torpedoes from a U-boat under the command of Otto Weddigen, in the North Sea.

WELLS
Arthur Frank
Private, 74th Royal Army Ornance Corps. Died of wounds on 19 February 1919. Age 40. Husband of Lillie of 31 Albert Street. Buried in Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension.
WEST
Joseph
Private, 7th Royal West Kent Regiment. Died of wounds on 12 June 1918. Age 31. Son of Martha of 19 Albert Street.
WILKINS
Arthur
Rifleman, 10th Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on 3 September 1916. Age 20. Son of Mrs.M Wilkins of 4 Western Road. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
WILKINS
Frank George
Private, 1st Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action on 4 March 1917. Son of George and Sarah of 12 King Street. Buried in Fins New British Cemetery.
WILKINS
Oliver
Bugler, 1st Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry. Killed in action on 16 August 1917. Buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery.
WOODS
Sidney
Private, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 3 November 1916. Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension.
WRIGHT
Ernest George
Private, 1st Essex Regiment, of 7 New Cottages, Brook Street. Husband of Ada Cato (formerly Wright). No known grave. Commemorated on Kantara War Memorial.
YOUNG
George Walter
Captain, 8th East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 27 May 1918. Age 21. Born in Tring. Son of George Thomas and Eleanor of 8 High Street. No known grave. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial.
YOUNG
Marcus Ernest
Second Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France on 24 March 1918. Age 19. Son of Gorge Thomas and Eleannor of 8 High Street. Buried in Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension.

On the back of memorial around the top are 3 tablets for 1939 - 1945 war

1939- 1945

BONIFACE

Gilbert George
No information currently available.

BRACKLEY

Harold James
Lance Corporal 5834550, 142nd (7th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment) Regimen, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 18 September 1944. Aged 32. Son of Nathan James Brackley and Minnie Brackley; husband of Connie Irene Brackley, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XIX. Row C. Grave 9.

BUTLER

Edward
Private 5954517, 4th Battalion, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). Died between 23/24 October 1943. Aged 28. Son of Ellen Elizabeth Butler, of New Mill, Tring, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ATHENS MEMORIAL, Greece. Face 5.

CAWDERY

Victor Norman
Flight Sergeant (Navigator) 1315026, 156 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 14 January 1944. Aged 20. Son of Herbert Stanley and Elizabeth Maud Cawdery, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot 29. Row B. Collective grave 2.

CROCKETT

George Jesse
Private 5954530, 4th Battalion, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). Died 23 October 1943. Aged 28. Son of Mrs. D. S. Crockett; husband of E. S. D. Crockett, of Tring, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ATHENS MEMORIAL, Greece. Face 5.

DEVERELL

John Edward Steadman
Corporal 619819, Royal Air Force. Died 28 May 1843. Aged 24. Son of Edward Henry Cooper Deverell, and of Dorothy Anne Deverell, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in KIRKEE WAR CEMETERY, India. Plot 2. Row F. Grave 11.

HOWLETT

Frederick Stanley
Gunner 1100632, 4 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 17 December 1944. Aged 37. Son of Frederick and Emma Howlett, of Tring, Hertfordshire; husband of Florence Violet Howlett, of Tring. Buried in FORLI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row C. Grave 19.

HOWLETT

Leonard William
Private 14205609, 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 17 March 1943. Aged 20. Son of Harold Cornelius and Edith Howlett, of Tring, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Tunisia. Face 24.

IVES

John Alfred
Volunteer, 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Home Guard. Died 1 January 1941. Aged 20. Son of Alfred and Maud Mary Ives, of New Mill, Tring. Buried in TRING CEMETERY, Hertfordshire. Section K. Grave 1.

IVES

Ronald
Private 5114459, 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 21 May 1940. Aged 21. Son of Henry and Florence Ives, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in CALONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Row C. Grave 9.

KEMPSTER

Charles
Private 5956310, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War at Shirakawa, 22 November 1944. Aged 30. Son of Herbert John and Frances Kempster, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in SAI WAN WAR CEMETERY, Hong Kong. Plot V. Row A. Grave 1.

KEMPSTER

Cyril
Guardsman 2616868, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 4 September 1944. Aged 28. Son of Harry and Mary Ann Kempster, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot II. Row D. Grave 8.

KITCHING

Frederick Laurence
No information currently available.

NICHOLLS

Victor
No information currently available.

NUTTALL

Douglas John
No information currently available.

OAKLEY

James Thomas
No information currently available.

PAGET

Thomas Leslie
Lance Bombardier 948857, 420 Battery, 148 (The Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died during the Japanese invasion of Singapore 15 February 1942. Aged 23. Son of Thomas John Paget, and stepson of Lilian Irene Paget, of Tring, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 37.

RANDALL

Stanley Charles
No information currently available.

RODWELL

Deryck Grenville
Flight Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1333583, 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8 February 1945. Aged 23. Son of Harry and Ida Florence Rodwell, of Tring, Hertfordshire; husband of Marjorie Gertrude Rodwell, of Market Harborough, Leicestershire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 23. Row D. Collective Grave 1-3.

SAUNDERS

Charles
Private 5951943, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 22 September 1943. Aged 29. Son of Charles and Edith Saunders; nephew of H. Randall and Minnie Randall, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 6.

SAUNDERS

Charles Albert
Private 5950429, 5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 13 January 1944. Aged 25. Son of Albert and Margaret Saunders, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 2. Row A. Grave 19.

SHARP

Robert
No information currently available.

SMITH

Francis John
Gunner 790250, Royal Artillery. Died 28 March 1945. Aged 36. Son of George and Ellen Smith; husband of Rose Smith, of Hang Hill, Tring. Buried in TRING CEMETERY, Hertfordshire. Section K. Grave 5.

TURNEY

Norman James
No information currently available.

UMNEY

Cyril Winston
No information currently available.

VAISEY

John Roland Maddison
Sergeant 1178755, 58 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30 September 1941. Aged 25. Son of Roland Maddison Vaisey and Violet Vaisey, of Tring, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 53.

WADE

Norman Reginald
Marine CH/X. 112783, 30th Battalion, Royal Marines. Died 18 April 1945. Aged 21. Son of Albert Edward Harry and Ethel Wade, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot XXII. Row F. Grave 11.

WILKINS

Arthur Ralph
No information currently available.

WILKINS

Donovan Herbert
Lance Bombardier 1629765, 257 Battery, 83 H.A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 4 August 1942. Aged 22. Son of Herbert William and Maud Wilkins; husband of Rose Wilkins, of Tring, Hertfordshire. Buried in FAYID WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 2. Row F. Grave 20.

WRIGHT

Harry
No information currently available.

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