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GREAT STUKELEY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial stands in the churchyard of St Batholomew's Church, Great Stukeley, and takes the form of a bold design consisting of a large square base with tapering column on top of which is an ornate cross. There are seventeen names for World War 1 and 2 for World War 2. The memorial was unveiled in 1920 by Mr Coote, the designer was Mr W E Ashley.
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Copyright © Martyn Smith 2002
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
BULL Edward Owen
Private 3962, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died Sunday 8 October 1916 . Age 28. Buried in ST. BARTHOLOMEW CHURCHYARD, GREAT STUKELEY, Huntingdonshire at the West end of church.
CHILDERLEY Albert
Private 20785, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 16th March 1916. Born Fenstanton, Hunts, enlisted Bedford, resident Great Stukeley. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I. L. 6.
DAWK[E]S Ernest Francis
Listed as Francis Ernest on SDGW]. Private 9664, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th July 1916. Born Godmanchester, enlisted Bedford, resident Ramsey St Mary. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.  See also Ramsey Memorial and Ramsey St Mary Memorial.
FROST William
probably William Frost, Private 2942, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 29th July 1916. Age 48. Enlisted Huntingdon. Son of John Andrew and Fanny Elizabeth Frost. Buried in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Grave XIV. H. 27.
GOUGH Frank George
Private 9407, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 8th November 1914. Age 25. Born Sapley, Hunts, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Great Stukeley. Son of W. and Mary Ann Gough, of Great Stukeley, Huntingdon. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 4.
GREEN Herbert George
Sergeant 15812, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 25th September 1916. Born Upton, Hunts, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Great Stukeley. Son of James and Mary Ann Green, of Green End, Great Stukeley, Huntingdon. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
JOHNSON William
possibly William James Johnson, Private 7284, 2nd Bn., East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 25th April 1915. Age 19. Born St Ives, hunts, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Frank and Margaret Johnson, of Bluntisham, Hunts. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIALIeper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34.
LOOP Raymond Frederick
Private 43050, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 21st May 1917. Born East ruston, Norfolk, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Great Stukeley. Formerlry 1075, Huntindosnhire Cyclist Battalion. Son of Thomas Loop, of 7, Broadway Avenue, St. Margaret's, Twickenham. Formerly 515788, London Regiment. Buried inDUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. N. 23.
MILLER [Archibald] MacCLAREN
Private 133479, 2nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 5th October 1918. Age 19. Enlisted Huntingdon, resident Great Stukeley. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Miller, of Morton Grange, Retford, Notts. Buried in FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave II. C. 8.
McKINNIE Peter
Second Lieutenant, 10th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action Thursday 4th October 1917. Age 22. Son of Peter and Margaret McKinnie, of 16, Bruce St., Bannockburn, Stirlingshire; husband of Gladys M. McKinnie, of 12, Ermine St., Huntingdon. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A
OLDFIELD Fred
probably Fred Oldfield, Private 43078, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th September 1916. Age 24. Born Godmanchester, enlisted Hntingdon, resident Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. Son of Mrs. W. Oldfield, of 28, Hartford Rd., Huntingdon. Formerly 1260, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL,Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
PEACH Ernest Arthur
Private 51620, 1st Battalion, Lincolsnhire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 29th April 1918. Age 32. Born Great Raveley, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Alconbury, Hunts. Son of James and Matilda Peach, of Owls End, Gt. Stukely, Huntingdon. Formerly 19283, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY No.3, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave III. A. 1.
PAGE Alger William
Able Seaman R/3202, Nelson Battalion. Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 24th March 1918. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.
ROSE Ernest Edward
possibly either ERNEST EDWARD THOMAS ROSE, Leading Stoker K/8509, H.M.S. "Indefatigable.", Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 31st May 1916. Commemorated PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Column 15. or ERNEST EDWARD ROSE, Private 267498, 1st/1st Bucks Bn., Oxford. and Bucks Light Infantry. Killed in action Monday 16th April 1917. Age 18. Born and enlisted Warboys. Son of Mrs. B. A. Rose, of Station Rd., Warboys, Huntingdon. Formerly 186, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Buried in UNICORN CEMETERY, VEND'HUILE, Aisne, France. Grave I. C. 29. or ERNEST EDWARD ROSE, Private 19819, 10th Bn., Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 7th December 1915. Age 24. Enlisted Bedford, resident Brampton, Hunts. Formerly 18005, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.
STRINGER Joe
Private 20558, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action Monday 4th October 1915. Age 22. Born Hemmingford, Hunts, enlisted Rotherham. Son of Samuel and Lottie Stringer, of Green End, Great Stukeley, Huntingdon. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 97 and 98.
STERRY Robert
Private 18591, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th April 1917. Age 30. Born Botesdale, Suffolk, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Son of Mrs. Mary Ann Sterry, of Front St., Botesdale, Diss. Buried in ST. MARTIN CALVAIRE BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. MARTIN-SUR-COJEUL, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. A. 27.
TRIPLOW Walter James
Private 32506, 5th Battalion, Ofordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Friday 15th September 1916. Age 24. Born Knapwell, Cambs, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Great Stukeley. Son of James and Hephzibah Triplow, of Great Stukeley, Huntingdon. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
WOOLLARD Archer
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OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914-1918
TRUE LOVE BY LIFE, TRUE BY DEATH IS TRIED
LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND, FOR ENGLAND WE DIED
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1939-1945
Photograph Courtesy and Copyright © Martyn Smith 2002
COBLEY Ernest
Private 5886272, 5th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment. Died Wednesday 22nd May 1940. Age 19. Son of Mary Cobley, of Newborough, Northamptonshire. Buried in ESQUELMES WAR CEMETERY, Pecq, Hainaut, Belgium. Grave VI. B. 34.
ELSOM Reginald
Either Reginald Elsom, Trooper 5834608, 142nd (7th Bn. The Suffolk Regt.) Regt., Royal Armoured Corps. Died Friday 23rd April 1943. Age 22. buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Collective grave 8. E. 4. or Reginald Staynes Elsom, DFM, Pilot Officer 133051, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Tuesday 13 October 1942. Age 32. Son of Tom and Mabel Staynes Elsom, of Loughborough; husband of Marion Dorothy Elsom, of Loughborough. Buried in LEICESTER ROAD CEMETERY, LOUGHBOROUGH, Leicestershire. Comp. 379. Grave 7.
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