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HUNTINGDON St MARY'S MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled &
Copyright © Martin Edwards 2014
Transcription Caroline Clifford

The memorial is within Huntingdon St Mary's Church listing the World War parishoners and has 54 names listed. The memorial takes the form of a stained glass window and a marble plaque in an alabaster frame. The plaque is made from a fromer altaer reredos. The memorial was first unveiled in 1920. The artist was C E Kempe & Son Ltd.

TE DEUM LAUD AMOS

THE WEST WINDIOW AND THE ABOVE TABLET WERE ERECTED
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THE PARISHES OF ST MARY AND ST BENEDICT HUNTINGDON
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
LEST WE FORGET

 
BELLAMY
William
Bedfordshire. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
BORISSOW
Ernest
Acting Corporal 417, 18th Sanitary Section, Royal Army Medical Corps (Territorial Force). Died at Gallipoli 8 October 1915. Aged 47. Enlisted Cheslse, London S.W., resident Huntingdon. Son of the late Rev. Louis and Harriet Borissow. Born at Buckingham. Buried in EAST MUDROS MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot II. Row A. Grave 24. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
BROOKS
Walter [Charles]
Private 30491, Bedford Yeomanry. Killed in action 8 October 1918. Aged 24. Enlisted Godmanchester, Huntingdon. Son of Herbert and Jane Brooks, of 2, Ouse Walk, Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
CALDWELL
Robert {Seddon]
Second Lieutenant, 8th Cyclists Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. Killed in action 11 June 1918. Aged 24. Croix de Guerre with Palms (France). Son of Mrs. A. A. Greensmith, of Brookfield, Westhoughton, Lancs. Buried near the north-west entrance to VANDIERES (OR VANDIERES-SOUS-CHATILLON) CHURCHYARD, Marne, France. See also Huntingdon Town Hall

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Volume 5:

CALDWELL, ROBERT SEDDON, 2nd Lieut., Army Cyclist Corps. 4th s. of the late John Shepherd by his wife. Anne Alice (Brookfield. Westhoughton). dau. of T. H. Seddon: b. Platt Bridge, near Wigan, co. Lancaster, 15 June, 1894; educ. Church Institute, Bolton, and Denstone College was articled to the Estate Agents at Huntingdon. Messrs. Looker & Theakston: volunteered for active service on the outbreak of war, and enlisted in the Huntingdon Cyclist Corps (T.F.), 6 Aug. 1914: transferring to the Army Cyclist Corps, he served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from the following Dec., and saw much service there, taking part in the engagements at Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, Festubert, Givenchy, Loos, and on the Somme with the 7th Division received a commission, and was gazetted 2nd Lieut. Army Cyclist Corps in Feb. 1918, and was killed in action while leading his men near Chateau Thierry 11 June following. Ended at Vaudiéres-sur-Marne. His Commanding Officer wrote ". . . Although he had only been with us a very short time, we all . . . felt his loss very much indeed. He was very good at his work, and very plucky in the face of the enemy. He was killed when we were attacking a wood held by the Germans. A machine gun . . . opened on his platoon: he immediately ordered his men to charge, leading them himself. He was killed instantaneously by a bullet through the brain. . . . On a previous occasion your son captured a machine gun, and behaved very bravely.. . . He was a lad whom anyone might have been proud of, and a thoroughly good soldier." He was awarded the French Croix de la Guerre avec Palme as an "Officier de la plus grande bravoure," by General Berthelot commanding the 5th French Army ; unm.

CARLTON
Edward
Lance Corporal 498, 1st Huntingdon (Cyclist) Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. Died in United Kingdom 19 April 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in the east part of the new ground in ACOMB (ST. STEPHEN) CHURCHYARD, Yorkshire. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
CARTER
John William
Lance Corporal 113129, 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion. Died 1 october 1916. Aged 26. Born Huntingdon 23 September 1891. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Carter of 1, Cromwell Square, Huntingdon. Driver by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 22 June 1915, in Toronto, aged 24 years 9 months, height 5 feet 7 inches, girth 34¾ inches, complexion fair, eyes blue, gair light brown, religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1547 - 15. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
CARTER
Robert William
Private 32497, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 18 October 1917. Born and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Mrs. K. Carter, of 2, Hartford Place, Hartford Rd., Huntingdon. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 22. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
CLARIDGE
Harry

Private 34397, 2/5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died of wounds 25 August 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of William and Clara Claridge, of Montagu Lodge, Hartford Rd., Huntingdon. Formerly 35110, Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in QUEENS CEMETERY, BUCQUOY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 1. See also Huntingdon Town Hall

CLARK
Frank Esmond
Private 1234, No 2 Company, 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry).Died of wounds 3 May 1915. Aged 17. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Finsbury. Son of Frank and Jane Clark, of Brooklyn, Huntingdon. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 9. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
CLARK
Sidney [Charles]
Private 43008, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Formerly 565, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Godmanchester and Huntingdon Town Hall
COOPER
George [Albert]
Private 3/8441, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 28 September 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 28. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
DAY
Arthur John
[Name reversed on Town Hall Memorial] Private 18220, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 July 1916. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Bedford. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, Frabnce. Plot III. Row G. Grave 18. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
DIGHTON
Arthur Victor
Able Seaman R/3209, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 31 December 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Dighton, of The Waterworks, Huntingdon. Buried in ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row D. Grave 13. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
FOWLER
George Arthur
Private G/20103, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 14-15 October 1917. Born and resident Godmanchester, enlisted Huntingdon. Husband of Susan Hannah Fowler. Buried in MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row C. Grave 18. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
FRENCH
William
Acting Lance Corporal S4/038396, 98th Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 14 February 1917. Aged 28. Enlisted Sittingbourne, Kent, resident Huntingdon. Son of the late William Edwin and Mary French, of Huntingdon. Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row E. Grave 11. See also All Saints and Huntingdon Town Hall
GAILER
Arthur John
Acting Bombardier 18015, 11th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 11 May 1915. Born St. Mary's, huntingdon, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Broughty Ferry. Buried in RUE-DES-BERCEAUX MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 13. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
GREEN
James
Rifleman 6044, 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 30 December 1914. Aged 32. Born Godmanchester, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of the late Jack and Sarah Green; husband of Harriet Green, of 63, Ermine St., Huntingdon. Buried in HAMBURG CEMETERY, Hamburg, Germany. Plot III. Row D. Grave 3. See also All Saints and Huntingdon Town Hall
HARLOCK
Richard
[Transcribed as HORLOCK] Private 23074, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14 September 1917. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1881 in the Huntingdon Registration Dsitrict. In the 1911 census he is listed as the son of Charles and Anna Storey (probably his stepfather), aged 29, a labourer, no birth place given, resident 15 -16 St Benedicts Court Huntingdon. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row G. Grave 52. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
HAYNES
George
Lance Corporal 13461, "D" Company, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 April 1915. Aged 25. Born Hemingford Grey, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Husband of Mrs. E. M. Ilott (formerly Haynes), of 19, Spencers St., Hertford. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
HONEY
Alexis Cowper
Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion attached to 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 10 February 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. A. L. Honey, of Houghton, Huntingdon, Hunts, and the late Rev. Albert Alexis Honey. Native of Huntingdon. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXVIII. Row E. Grave 9. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
JORDAN
George
Private S/11456 {SDGW] or 2/11456 [CWGC], 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Killed in action 12 September 1916. Aged 27. Born Huntingdon, enlisted Leicester. Son of Robert and Sarah Jordan, of 8, Ouse Walk, Huntingdon. Buried in NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row O. Grave 19. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
LAVENDER
Arthur William
Gunner 164427, 231st Siege Battery, Royal garrison Artillery. Killed in action 16 December 1917. Aged 39. Born Hemmingford Abbots, enlisted Grays, Essex. Son of Elizabeth Lavender, of Orchard Lane, Huntingdon. Buried in TALANA FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. plot IV. Row J. Grave 5. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
MADDOX
Oliver [William]
Private 43082, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 September 1916. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of George and E. A. Maddox, of Montagu Villa, Hardgird Rd., Huntingdon. Formerly 1270, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
MARKWICK
William Percival
Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 5 September 1918. Baptised 9 February 1891 at Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, born 10 December 1890, son of William Fisher and Ann Markwick. In the 1911 census he is aged 20, a Student at Training Collge, born Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, resident St Peter's College, Peterborough. Buried in PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot V. Row M. Grave 9. See also Huntingdon Town Hall

Extract from England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966:

MARKWICK William Percival of Melton Constable Norfolk first-lieutenant 5th battalion Norfolk regiment died 5 September 1918 in France Administration London 25 February (1919) to Florrie Markwick widow.
Effects £185 8s. 1d.

*** Connection with Huntingdon uncertain -
this is the only person that fits ***

MAULE
Edward Barry
Lieutenant, 18th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry and 20 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 5 February 1917. Aged 24. Younger son of John Percy Maule, Clerk of the Peace, Hunts County Council and of Mrs. Percy Maule, The Views, Huntingdon. Educated at Acham School, Eastbourne, and at Uppingham. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, son of John Percy and Constance Louise Elizabeth Maule, a Solicitor's Articled Clerk, born Huntingdon, resident Sandwich House, Huntingdon. Entered France 31 January 1916. Next of kin on the Medal Card is J P Maule, Esg., Formerly Private 481, Middlesex Regiment. The Views, Huntingdon. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XV. Row L. Grave 13. See also All Saints and Huntingdon Town Hall

Extract from England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966:

MAULE Edward Barry of Huntingdon and Ripon died 6 February 1917 at Gweluvelt France Administration (with Will) London 21 November (1917) to John Percy Maule solicitor.
Effects £184 6s. 9d.
MITCHLEY
Alfred [Herbert]
Corporal 1427, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 22. Born Huntingdon, enlisted Bourne Lincolnshire. Son of Ernest Alfred and Miriam Mitchley, of 3 St Mary's Terrace, Newtown, Huntingdon; husband of Lizzie Aquila Mitchley, of Northorpe House, Bourne, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
MURRAY
James E
No further information currently available. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
NORTH
Frank
Private 15013, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 May 1915. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Hitchin, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33. See also Arlesey and Huntingdon Town Hall
PAPWORTH, MM
Frank [Harry]
Private 307671, 10th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29 October 1918. Born Hartord, Huntingdonshire, enlisted Huntingdon. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Formerly 459, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot II. Row K. Grave 18. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
PARKINS
Russell [Lewes]
Private G/24486, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 3 November 1916. Aged 26. Born Tottenham, Middlesex, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Parkins, of Thaxted Rd., Duton Hill, Dunmow, Essex; husband of Annie Parkins, of 6, Newtons Place, High St., Huntingdon. Formerly 20722, East Surrey Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
PARLOUR
Arthur
Private 10619, "A" Squadron, 20th Hussars. Killed in action 24 August 1914. Born Newbury Priory, Helmsley, enlisted Pickering, resident Huntingdon. Buried near the east corner of ASQUILLIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
PASCOE
Eric John
Second Lieutenant, General List and 29th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 14 April 1917. Aged 23. Son of Henry and Lucy Pascoe, of "Shirley", Blinco Rd., Peterborough. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1894 in Edmonton, Middlesex. His next of kin was living in Durban, South Africa, from where he returned on the "Galway Castle" on 17 January 1916, landing in London, his profession was listed as Manager, aged 21. Buried in IZEL-LES-EQUERCHIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave 145. Links to Huntingdon not as yet ascertained. See also Huntingdon Town Hall

Extract from England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 for Eric John Pascoe:

PASCOE, Eric John of 187 Clear-road Durban South Africa died 14 April 1917 in France on active service Probate London 21 March (1918) to Samuel Lather managing cleark.
Effects £283 11s 9d.

PEACOCK
Herbert [John]
Private 13359, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 September 1915. Aged 23. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of William and Agnes Amelia Peacock, of 37, High St., Huntingdon. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 33. See also All Saints and Huntingdon Town Hall
PESTELL
Percy John
Private 28043, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 May 1917. Aged 28. Born Huntingdon, enlisted Hitchin, Hertfordshire, resident Shillington, Bedfordshire. Son of Mrs. G. Pestell, of II, St. Mary's Terrace, Newtown, Huntingdon; husband of Maud Pestell, of Church St., Shillington, Hitchin, Herts. Buried in TANK CEMETERY, GUEMAPPE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 33. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
READ
George Charles
Private STK/1090 [SDGW] or 1990 [CWGC], 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 10 July 1916. Born Huntingdon, enlisted London, resident Ellerslie. Buried in ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 23. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
READ
William Henry
Corporal 202636, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 September 1918. Born St. Mary's, Huntingdon, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Formerly 699, HUnts Cyclist Battalion. Buried in FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, Villers-Plouich, Nord, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 19. See also Huntingdon Town Hall

According to the National Roll of the Great War, Bedford & Northampton Section:

READ, W. H., Corporal, Bedfordshire Regiment. - After volunteering in October 1914 in the Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion he was later transferred to the Bedfordshire Regiment, and proceeded to France, where he took part in the heavy fighting in the Somme and Arras sectors. In 1917 he was sent to Italy, and was present at the important engagements on the Piave front. Returning to the Western Front, he was in action at the Battles of Bapaume and Cambrai. He was unfortunately killed on September 27th, 1918, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. - 'And doubtless he went in splendid company.' - 3, St. Germain Street, Huntingdon. - Z3917.

ROE
Cecil Sydney
Private 22940, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 14 Kuly 1916. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Buried in the north-west part of WORMHOUDT COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
ROE
William
Private 682829, 2/22nd (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Died of wounds 10 November 1917. Born St. Mary's, Huntingdon, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Formerly 259, 1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Buried in PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section F. Grave 25. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
ROWE
Frederick [Charles]
Able Seaman 212140, H.M.S. Excellent , Royal Navy. Died 17 July 1918. Son of J. J. and Elizabeth Rowe, of Hartford Rd., Huntingdon. Buried in HUNTINGDON (PRIORY ROAD) CEMETERY, Huntingdonshire. Section R. Grave 39. See also All Saints and Huntingdon Town Hall
SERE
William
Private 39250 [listed as 39256 on CWGC], 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire) Regiment. Died of wounds 6 April 1917. Enlisted Huntigndon, resident Wood Newton, Yorkshire. Formerly 219, Huntingdonshire Cyclists Battalion. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row G. Grave 2. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
SEWARD
George Flanders
Private 27589, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 April 1917. Aged 34. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of George and Eliza Metcalf Seward, of 4, Wood St., Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
SHARP
Arthur William
Private 267503, 1/1st Bucks Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 15 August 1916. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of James and Martha Sharp, of West Dene, 2 South Street, Newtown, Huntingdon. Buried in LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot 2. Row E. Grave 16. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
STANYON
Percy William
Gunner 772087, "C" Battery, 189th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 22 May 1917. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Bradford. Son of William and Elizabeth Stanyon, of 23, East St., Newtown, Huntingdon. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XIV. Row D. Grave 5. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
STOKES
Walter
Private 45132, 17th Battalion (N.E.R. Pioneers), Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 7 October 1917. Born Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in ZUYDCOOTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 3. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
STRANGWARD
Albert James
[Spelt STRANGUARD on SDGW] Private 40589, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 30. Born Pimlico, Middlesex, enlisted Huntingdon. Husband of Emma Elizabeth Strangward, of The Styles, Godmanchester, Hunts. Formerly 45264, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 43 and 45. See also All Saints and Huntingdon Town Hall
STRANGWARD
Sidney [George]
[Spelt STRANGEWARD on SDGW] Private 27465, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 21. Enlisted Southampton, resident Huntingdon. Son of the late William and Emily Strangward. Formerly 576, Army Cyclist Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 D. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
TOMLIN
Sydney [Robert]
Private M/315608, 1028th M.T. Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 19 February 1920. Aged 30. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Tomlin, of Newmarket; husband of Rose Ethel Tomlin, of 4, St. Mary's Terrace, Newtown, Huntingdon. Buried in PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, Malta. Plot C. Row XIX. Grave 2. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
TOMLINSON
Harry
UNDERWOOD
George
Private 267526, 1st/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 24. Born Godmanchester, enlisted Huntingon. Son of Joseph Underwood, of Diddington, Buckden, Hunts.; husband of Margaret Johnson (formerly Underwood), of 46, St. Germain St., Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
WAGSTAFF
Walter
Private 39260, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's ( Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action between 20 qand 27 April 1918. Aged 23. Enlisted Huntingdon. Son of J. R. and Ann Wagstaff, of 2, Station Cottage, Huntingdon. Buried in CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, Somme, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 6. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
WALMSLEY
Richard
Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Waleses's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 23 October 1914, Aged 23. Son of John Walmesley, of Lucknam, Chippenham, Wilts. Buried in AEROPLANE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I.; Row E. Grave 15. See also All Saints and Huntingdon Town Hall
WOODBINE
William
Private 19851, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 23 April 1916. Aged 29. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Bedford. Son of William and E. Woodbine, of Huntingdon, husband of Emily McCarthy (formerly Woodbine), of 2, Chapel St., Somers Town, London. Buried in HUNTINGDON (PRIORY ROAD) CEMETERY, Huntingdonshire. Section RR. Grave 37. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
WOOLLEY
Richard Edward
Lance Corporal 39249, Depot, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 1 April 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Richard Warne Woolley and Elizabeth Woolley, of "Lane Ends," Eilian Bay, Amlwch, Anglesey. Buried in HUNTINGDON (PRIORY ROAD) CEMETERY, Huntingdonshire. Two grave refernces given. Section V. Grave 34X, and Section W. Grave 34A. See also Huntingdon Town Hall
WRIGHT
Frank Horace
Serjeant 225503, 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Born Haxey, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Formerly 156, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, posted to 2/2 Battalion, London Regiment. In the 1911 census he was a boarder with Elizabeth Smith, aged 20, a Railway Booking Clerk, born Haxey, resident 13 Ingram Street, Huntingdon. IN the 1901 census he was the son of Alfred and Annie Elizabeth Wright, aged 10, a school boy, born and resident Haxey, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Buried in CHAUNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Aisne, Frnce. Special Memorial Plot 2. Row F. Grave 3.

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