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HAIL WESTON- Roll of Honour

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2001

The monument is affixed to the wall of the church facing the road. The list is of all men who served. Those who died are possibly listed on a memorial in the church. The second list is of men who died who had Hail Weston connections that do not appear on this list.


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS
PARISH
WHO FOUGHT FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 TO 1919

G ABRAHAM, DCM

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R BAXTER

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P J G BARKER

Driver, Royal Field Artillery. Joining in October 1916, he was drafted to the Western Front in June of the following year,and there saw much heavy fighting. He took part in the Battles of Ypres, Passchendaele, Cambrai and the Marne, and other important engagements in various sectors, and served also through the Retreat of 1918. He was invalided home in August of that year suffering from appendicitis, and after his recovery served at Edinburgh until his demobilisation in March 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. Hail Weston near Huntingdon. Z1183." from National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - ISBN 1 897632 93 2.

C BARNETT

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ET BARNETT

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  either the above or below man: "BARNETT E E, Private Royal Fusiliers. He joined in October 1916, and in the following year was drafted to France. In this theatre of war he was in action at the Battle of Ypres (III.), and was taken prisoner in September 1917. Whilst in captivity in Germany he was stationed at Gustrow Camp in Westphalia, and suffered many privations. He was repatriated after the Armistice and returned home for his demobilisation in October 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. Hail Weston near Huntingdon, Hunts. Z1195/A-Z1196/A." from National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - ISBN 1 897632 93 2.

EN BARNETT

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E J BLAND

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W BRIGHTMAN

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B E BRUCE

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H BRUCE

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A J CATLING

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G W CATLING, MM

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T GIBSON

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C J GILBERT

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C GILBERT

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A E HANCOCK

Private, Northamptonshire Regiment. "In April 1916 he joined the Army, and in the following July was sent overseas. During his service on the Western Front he was in action at the Battles of the Somme, Arras, Ypres and Passchendaele, saw fierce fighting at St. Quentin, and was taken prisoner at Cambrai in March 1918, and was demobilised in September 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. Hail Weston, St. Neots, Hunts. Z2731/B." from National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - ISBN 1 897632 93 2.

W R HANCOCK

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C HORNER

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A HUMBLEY

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H JORDAN

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S JORDAN

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A N KITCHENER

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N V KITCHENER

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D H LAKE

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N J LAKE

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E MARKHAM

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G MARKHAM

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C H MADDY

Driver, Royal Field Artillery. "he joined in 1916, and in January of the following year proceeded to the Western Front, where he took part in the Battles of Vimy Ridge, Messines, Ypres and Passchendaele. In November 1917, however, he was transferred to Italy, but, after fighting on the Piave and Asiago Plateaux, returned to France and was again in action on the Somme and at Amiens and Cambrai, and was wounded in October 1918. He afterwards served with the Army of Occupation at Cologne and Coblenz, and was demobilised on his return home in September 1919 holding the General Service and Victory Medals. New Town, Hail Weston, St. Neots, Hunts. Z3422." from National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - ISBN 1 897632 93 2.

F NICHOLLS

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T PARRISH

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C F PAGE

Private, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment and Royal Defence Corps. "Having previously served in the Army for four years, he re-enlisted in December 1914, and was retained on important duties at home until July 1916, when he was sent to France. There he fought in the Battle of the Somme and in engagements at Thiepval and Pozières, and was wounded in action in August 1916 and invalided to England. From January to September 1917 he served in Ireland, and in November 1917 was discharged as medically unfit for further military duties. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. Hail Weston, St. Neots, Hunts. Z3732." from National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - ISBN 1 897632 93 2.

S W PAGE

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M E PAGE

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W G PAGE

Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery. "In October 1916 he joined the Army, but was retained on important work in the repair shops at Prees Heath until March 1918, when he embarked for France. On that front he was in action in the Béthune, the Somme and Le Cateau sectors, and in the final Allied Advance. After the Armistice he served at Namur, and was eventually demobilised in February 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. Hail Weston, St. Neots, Hunts. Z3736." from National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - ISBN 1 897632 93 2.

H PAGE

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A PEACOCK

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E G PEACOCK

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E PEACOCK

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F PEACOCK

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J ROBINSON

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A SEARLE

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J SMITH

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A E STEVENS

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MEN WITH HAIL WESTON CONNECTIONS WHO DIED

Percy John Thomas BARNETT

Private 22998, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 10th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Hail Weston, enlisted Bedford. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave LXV. E. 12.

'He volunteered in February 1915, and later in the same year was drafted to France. There he took part in much heavy fighting at the Battles of Loos, the Somme, Albert (where he was slightly wounded), Arras, Vimy Ridge and Messines. He was unfortunately killed in action during the Battle of Ypres (III). on August 10th, 1917, and was entitled to the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. "The path of duty was the way to glory." Hail Weston, near Huntingdon, Hunts. Z1195/A-Z1196/A.' from National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - ISBN 1 897632 93 2.

Charles Amos BAXTER

Private 39301, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action Tuesday 31st July 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Hail Weston, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Sapley. Son of Amos Baxter, of Church St., Wistow, Hunts. Formerly 638, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave V. A. 8.

Albert William PAGE

Private 17090, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 15th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Hail Weston, resident and enlisted St Neots. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Page, of Cross Hall Cottages, St. Neots, Hunts. Buried in Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France. Grave XIII. P. 2.

Cornelius ROBINSON

Private 33133, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Kettering, Northants, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Hail Weston. Formerly 1529, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6 and 7.

4 January 2002

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