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GRAFHAM - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Dave Edwards 2003

This memorial is a stone plaque in the chancel of the church.

This chancel was re-seated to the glory of God
and in thankful remembrance of men of this parish
who took part in the Great War 1914 – 1919

Died of Wounds

Alfred Herbert ELLIS

Private 41709 2nd Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment, who died on Wednesday 1 May 1918, age 22. Buried: VIGNACOURT BRITISH CEMETERY Somme, France. Son of Alfred and Clara Ellis, of Grafham, Huntingdon. Also commemorated on a separate family memorial in the church.

[John] Thomas PACKWOOD

Private 61072 7th Bn., Royal Fusiliers, who died of wounds on Wednesday 14 February 1917. Son of Anne E Packwood; husband of Ellen Sarah Jane Packwood. Enlisted Huntingdon, residence Grafham. Formerly 48706, 101st Training Reserve Battalion. Buried: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France.

Killed in action

Frank TYSOE

Private, 48620, 8th Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 19 July 1917. Born and resident Grafham, Hunts, enlisted Kettering. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 3.

RIP

 

Served

F

BERRILL

 

F H

BROWN

 

H O

BROWN

 

S

COX

 

A

ELLIS

 

W E

FENSOME

 

A H

FROST

 

A G

HEWITT

 

E

HEWITT

 

G W

JEFFS

 

J

JEFFS

 

L A

LUCAS

 

H

MARKHAM

MM

F P

SHARMAN

 

B T

SMITH

 

Fredk.

TYSOE

 

A framed scroll of men who served in World War Two includes:

Alistair [Kenneth McLeod] MacKENZIE

Captain 95271 Cheshire Reg. and No. 6, Commando who died on Sunday 8 November 1942, age 23. Buried: DELY IBRAHIM WAR CEMETERY Algeria. Son of Lt.-Col. and Mrs. K. McLeod. Mackenzie; husband of F. L. Mackenzie, of Arkholme, Lancashire.

Separate family memorial in the church:

John William LUMBERS

Corporal 5777122 5th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment, who died on Thursday 9 March 1944, age 27. Buried: YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY Japan. Son of Fred and Adelaide Eleanor Lumbers, of Diddington Wood, Huntingdonshire. Died at Muroran Camp, Japan.

15 February 2004

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