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HUNTINGDON TOWN HALL MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled &
Copyright © Martin Edwards 2014
Transcription Richard Cook

The Huntingdon Town Hall War memorial commemorates those men who fell in World War 1 ith a Humtimgdon connection. The memorial takes the form of three wooden boards, the first contains the inscription and is above the double doors leading to the council chmabers, the other two boards contain 120 names between them and are on either side of the doors. The Borough Coats of Arms is also incorpoarted. The memorial was unveiled in 1923 and the monies raised, £73, were by public subscription. Originally there were 118 names but two more have been subsequently added, COOPER GA and DAY JA. The table here has been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of research and reading.

Photographs Copyright © Richard Cook 2014

ROLL OF HONOUR
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF OUR MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

 
ASHLEY
Frederick
Company Serjeant Major 7056, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 May 1918. Born Huntingdon, enlisted Northampton. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, occupation Soldier (Corporal), born Huntingdon, staying with his uncle Herbert Ashley, resident at 3 St Benedicts Court, Huntingdon. In the 1901 census he was the son of Richard M and Emma Ashley, aged 14, born Huntingdon, resident 11-12 St Benedict Court, huntigndon, a Labourer. His birth was registered in the October to December Quarter 1886 in the Huntingdon Registration District. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

According to his service record he was born in Huntingdon, enlisted and passed fit , 20 July 1903, aged 18 years 2 months, occupation labourer, unmarried. in the Northamptonshire Regiment, service no 7056. He was 5 feet 8 inches, weighed 125lbs, chest measurement 33 inches, complexion fresh, eyes brown, ahir auburn; religious denomination Church of England. he was married when he died. He became an Acting Colour Sejeant 1 December 1914, Acting Company Serjeant Major 24 November 1915, then Substantive Colour Serjeant 16 December 1915 and finally granted Substantive rank of Warrant Officer Class II 27 November 1915. He embarked for France 12 December 1917. His death scroll went to his wife, Mrs E J Ashley of 57 Park Road, Derby. He was married to Edith Louise Sweeting on 8 December 1917 at Derby. His mother is listed as Mrs Moulds of Woodhurst, Huntingdonshire.

ATKINS
Ernest Edward Everard
Sergeant 10232, 1st Regiment, South African Infantry. Died 24 March 1918. Aged 27. Son of Harriett Jane Atkins, of 18, Alexandra Cottages, Shakespeare, Huntingdon, and the late Frederick George Atkins. Baptised 21 July 1883 in Coventry, son of George Frederick and Harriett Atkins. In the 1901 census he was 10, sonf of George F and Harriett J Atkins, born Sutton Coldfield, Warwikshire, resident 7 Well Street, Holywell, Flintshire. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panels 95-98.
ATKINS
Ronald George
Private G/23927, 5th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 23 July 1916. Aged 23. Born Coventry, Warwickshire, enlisted Bedford, resident Huntingdon. Son of Harriett Jane Atkins, of 18, Alexander Cottages, Shakespeare, Huntingdon, and the late George Frederick Atkins. Born at Coventry. Buried in HUNTINGDON (PRIORY ROAD) CEMETERY, Huntingdonshire. Section RR. Grave 35. See also Huntingdon All Saints
AVERY
Arthur William
[William Arthur on SDGW and CWGC] Private 28297, 7th Battalion, Northamtponshire Regiment. Killed in action 8 June 1918. Born and enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in BULLY-GRENAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, BRITISH EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 14.
BELLAMY
William
Bedfordshire Regiment. See also Huntingdon St Mary's
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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's
BROWN
Charles William
Private S/43832, Gordon Highlanders posted to 1/14th Battalion (London Scottish), London Regiment. Killed in action 29 August 1918. Aged 19. Enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Thomas and Catherine Brown, of 8, Alms Houses, George St., Huntingdon. Buried inH.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row J. Grave 9.
BROWN
Thomas Charles
Private 203377, 1/5th Battalion (Territorial), Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 August 1917. Aged 25. Born St Ives, Hunts, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Godmanchester. Son of Thomas and Catherine Brown, of Bank Cottage, Market Hill, Huntingdon. Formerly 467, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 23 to 28 and 163A.
BYATT
C T
No further information currently available
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 St Mary's

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 St Mary's
CARTER
Ernest Edward
Private 68019, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 20. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mr. T. H. and Mrs. S. A. Carter, of 16, St. Germain St., Huntingdon. Formerly 277005, 2/6th Battalion, Essex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.
CARTER
George Edward
Acting Serjeant 13457, "C" Company, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4 April 1917. Aged 26. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of James and Elizabeth Margaret Carter, of Huntingdon. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 2. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's
CHILDERHOUSE
Francis James
Second Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment attached to 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 September 1916. Aged 24. Son of James and Sarah Ann Childerhouse, of 65, Ermine St., Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's

CLARK
Albert
Lance Corporal 17096. 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 26. Born and resident Brampton, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Mrs. M. A. Clark, of Buckden Rd., Brampton, Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
CLARK
F
No further information currently available
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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's
COX
William Tebbit
Able Seaman R/3182, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 August 1918. Aged 20. Son of James William and Bertha Grace Cox, of 95, High St., Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 1 and 2.
CRAIGHILL
Charles Arthur
[Also spelt CRAGHILL on FreeBMD, SDGW and CWGC - CRAGHILL on All Saints memorial] Private 8950, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 January 1915. Aged 23. Born St benedicts, Huntindon, enlisted Northampton. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Craghill. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Huntingdon, son of Arthur and Alice Craighill, a scholar, resident 7 Princes Street, Huntingdon. Birth registered in the January to March Quarter 1892 in Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30. See also Huntingdon All Saints
DAY
John Arthur
[Arthur John on SDGW and A J on St Mary's 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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's
DOGGETT
G
There was a George Doggett, born 1879, in Ramsey and resident in the 1881 census with his parents, John William and Eliza Doggett, in St Johns Lane, Huntingdon St John. There is a George Doggett K489, Royal Navy. Born 14 May 1879 in Huntingdon. Invalided out with Palmenary Tuberculocis, 20 August 1918. There is a George Doggett, enlisted 29 September 1904 for 12 years as Stoker SS 101044, born Huntingdon. Occupation General Labourer. Born 14 May 1879 in Ramsey. There is a George Doggett who died January to March Quarter 1916 in the Huntigndon Registration District, aged 37, born 1879. See also Huntingdon All Saints
DYKE
[Walter] Thomas
Private 814063, 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 17 June 1917. Husband of Audrey E. Dyke, of 11, Chaldon Rd., Caterham, Surrey. In the 1901 census Walter T Dyke was the on of Thomas A and Mary E Dyke, born Huntingdon, resident Brooklands Terrace, Merritts Road, Huntingdon St John, aged 16, Post Office Clerk, born Huntingdon. He attested and was passed fit at Cobourg, Ontario, Canada 19 November 1915, born 23 March 1885 in Huntingdon. Book-Keeper by trade, married. Heght 5 feet 8½ inches, girth 36 inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair brown, religious denomination Church of England. Buried in BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 26. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2792 - 28. See also Huntingdon All Saints
FARR
Harry Frances
[Listed as Frances Harry on SDGW - note spelling and F H FARR on CWGC] Lance Serjeant 30253, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11 September 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Huntingdon.Son of Charles and Mary Elizabeth Farr, of Huntingdon. Formerly 708, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 1. See also Huntingdon All Saints
FISHER
Cecil Edward Dawson
Corporal 56537, 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 2 October 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Edward Henry and Isabella Dawson Fisher. Formerly 51389, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXIII. Row A. Grave 23A. See also Huntingdon All Saints
FITZJOHN
Harry Blades
Private 47763, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 September 1918. Aged 29. Born Peterborough, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Daniel and Sarah Ann Fitzjohn, of Peterborough; husband of Rosa Fitzjohn, of 45, Great Northern St., Huntingdon. Buried in BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 8.
FOWLER
Edward Thomas
Private 82790, 25th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 5 September 1918 Aged 33. Enlisted London, resident OPaddington. Son of Miriam Fowler, of 5, St. Stephen Rd., Paddington, London; husband of Annie Fowler, of Huntingdon. Formerly 782089, London Regiment. Buried in ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IIA. Row A. Grave 3. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's
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 Huntingdon St Mary's and All Saints
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 St Mary's
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 Huntingdon St Mary's and All Saints
HARDWICK
Arthur Joseph
Private 13479, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 July 1916. Aged 25. Born Great Staughton, enlisted Marylebone, Middlesex, resident Neasden, Middlesex. Son of William and Annie Elizabeth Hardwick, of 4, Ermine St., Huntingdon. Assistant Steward at Neasden Golf Club. His brother James Hardwick also fell (see below). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Huntingdon All Saints
HARDWICK
James
Private 43017, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 21. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of William and Annie Elizabeth Hardwick, of 4 Ermine St., Huntingdon. His brother Arthur J Hardwick also fell (see above). An apprentice carpenter at Messrs. F. B. Thackary and Co. Ltd., Builders, Huntingdon. Formerly 657, Hunts Cyclist Basttalion.No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Huntingdon All Saints
HARLOCK
Richard
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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's
HEARN
Harry
Private 30175, "A" Company, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 7 May 1917. Aged 20. Born Godmanchester, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Edward William and Esther Hearn, of 13, Great Northern St., Huntingdon. Formerly 910, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. See also Huntingdon All Saints
HEWSON
Ernest Singleton
Private 30344, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Born Leeds, Yorkshire, enlisted Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 A 9 B and 10 B. See also Huntingdon All Saints
HIGGINS
D P
A Dennis P Higgins's death was registered December 1918, aged 28, in the Huntingdon Registration District. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's
HOOPER, MiD
Charles Frederick Aubrey Albert Anderson
Temporary Captain, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died 11 November 1918. Aged 46. Son of the late Sydney and Louisa Hooper, of 17, Eaton Place, Paris St., Exeter; husband of Ruth Hooper, of Langcroft, St. Peter's Hill, Huntingdon. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). In the 1911 census he was married, aged 40, Quartermaster Sergeant, Royal West Surrey Regiment, born Exeter, Devon, resident in barracks at Kings Hill, Harrismith, Orange Free State, South Africa. IN the 1881 census he is the son of Sydney Hooper, aged 9, born Exter, Devon, resident Trafalgar Cottage, East Teignmouth, Devon. Buried in HARTLEPOOL WEST VIEW CEMETERY, Durham. Section 2. Plot "C". Row O. Grave 11. (Same as grave below, his daughter) See also Huntingdon All Saints
HOOPER
Kathleen Edith Anderson
Worker 50762, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps Hostel (Gateshead). Died in United Kingdom 7 November 1918. Aged 21. Born Dagshia, India, enlisted Nottingham. Daughter of Mrs. Ruth Hooper, of Langcroft, St. Peter's Hill, Huntingdon. In the 1911 census she was a daughter, aged 14, born Dagshia, India, resident in barracks at Kings Hill, Harrismith, Orange Free State, South Africa. Born 22 February 1897, baptised 14 March 1897 at Dagshai, daughter of Charles Frederick Anderson and Alice Hooper. Buried in HARTLEPOOL WEST VIEW CEMETERY, Durham. Section 2. Plot "C". Row O. Grave 11. (Same as grave above, her father) See also Huntingdon All Saints
HOWES
Archibald
Lance Corporal 6672, 12th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of Lodnon Regiment). Killed in action 28 September 1915. Aged 25. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Northampton. Son of Alfred and Violet Howes, of 4, St. John's St., Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 25 to 27.
HOWES
Edward Ernest
Private 1271, 1st Huntingdonshire (Cyclist( Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. Died in United Kingdom 11 April 1915. Aged 32. Enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Son of Alfred and Violet Howes, of 4, St. John St., Huntingdon. Buried in HUNTINGDON (PRIORY ROAD) CEMETERY, Huntingdonshire. Section R. Grave 37. See also Huntingdon All Saints
HOWES
Victor
Acting Lance Corporal 13437, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 March 1918. Aged 25. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of John Robert and Annie Marie Howes, of 28, Temple Close, Orchard Lane, Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29.
HUMPHREY
Reginald Charles
Rifleman 49009, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 1 September 1918. Aged 19. Born Hemingford, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Son of J. and E. R. Humphrey. Formerly TR/9/914869, 245th Infantry Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10. See also Huntingdon All Saints
JACOB
Oliver
No further information currently available. See also Huntingdon All Saints
JACOB
[Albert] Oscar
Driver 206444, 18th (Ayrshire) Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 10 February 1919. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, son of Charles T and Mary T Jaciob, born Huntingdon, resident 16 Well Street, St Mary, Huntingdon. In the 1911 census he is aged 23, a brother, a House Painter, born Huntingdon, resident Wortley Road, High Green, Sheffield. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section A. Grave 148. See also Huntingdon All Saints
JARVIS
Arthur William
Private 65106, 16th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, Killed in action 4 November 1918. Aged 33. Born and resident Huntingdon, enlisted Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of Arthur and Sarah Ann Jarvis, of Huntingdon. Formerly 157793, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in ORS BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 15.
JONES
George [Edward]
Private 43049, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11 December 1917. Aged 19. Born Paddington, Middlesex, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Son of Louisa Arnold, of 15, Shakespeare Place, Huntingdon. Formerly 1072, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Pot V. Row D. Grave 7B. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's
KEMP
S
No further information currently available. See also Huntingdon All Saints
KING
A E
There is an Edward KING, Private 8522, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 12 May 1918. Born Bedford, enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot X. Row A. Grave 20.
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 St Mary's
LUSHER
Sydney [James]
[Listed as Sydney James LUSKER on SDGW] Private 307669, 1/8th Battalion (Territorial), Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 August 1916. Born St John's, Huntingdon, enlisted Huntigndon. Formerly 444, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 A 9 B and 10 B. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's
MALLETT
Ernest
[Listed as S MALLETT on memorial] Lance Corporal 4833, 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales's). Aged 33. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 16 June 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Husband of Hilda Mallett, of 13, Leomansley Villas, Lichfield, Staffs. Buried in HUNTINGDON (PRIORY ROAD) CEMETERY, Huntingdonshire. Section R. Grave 35. See also Huntingdon All Saints
MANLEY
Percy James
Private 43003, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 20. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Samuel Thomas and Betsy Manley, of 20, Bank Avenue, Somersham, St. Ives, Hunts. Formerly 530, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's

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 ***

MARSHALL
Harry
Private 13445, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8 May 1918. Aged 31. Born, resident and enlisted Huntingdon. Son of George and Mary Ann Marshall, of 6, St. John's St., Huntingdon. Buried in KEMMEL NO.1 FRENCH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row G. Grave 17.
MASON
J
No further information currently available. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's

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.
MEASURES
Frederick James
Private 13357, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Reigment. Killed in action 14 November 1917. Aged 28. Born Stukeley, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Son of Hannah Measures, of 41, Great Northern St., Huntingdon, and the late Charles Measures. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 48 to 50 and 162A. See also Huntingdon All Saints
MEEKS
Bertie William
Serjeant 3/7659, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 November 1917. Aged 20. Born Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Godmanchester. Son of John William and Alice Meeks, of 14, Adelaide Terrace, Godmanchester, Hunts. This man was originally in the 3rd Battalion (this is what the 3 denotes in his service number). When the 7th Beds were formed, the raw recruits were bolstered by regulars from the 3rd Battalion, this man was probably one of them. Buried in POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XLVIII. Row E. Grave 4. See also Godmanchester

Extract from the Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, Volume 2 part 4 page 133:

Sergeant Bertie William Meeks, number 7659, 7th (Service) battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.

Son of John William Meeks of 4 Adelaide Terrace , Godmanchester, Was a Railway carman, by his wife Alice, daughter of Joseph Murray. Born Chatteris 21-10-1897. Educated council school Huntingdon and became a tailors dresser. Enlisted Bedfordshire Regiment 18-8-14 served with expeditionary force in France and Flanders from 3-10-15 and was killed in action in Houlthurst Forest 15-11-17, buried in Houlthurst Forest.

Second Lieutenant Gordon Craig wrote " He was a very nice NCO and was held in high esteem by both officers and men. He will be sadly missed and will always be remembered for his cheerfullness and for the fine example he set to his men".

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 St Mary's
MOULD
Matthew George
Private 50698, 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 March 1918. Aged 26. Born Apethorpe, Northamptonshire, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Matthew and Eliza Mould, of 4, Avenue Rd., Huntingdon. Formerly 23306, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5 and 6. See also Huntingdon All Saints
MURRAY
James E
No further information currently available. See also Huntingdon St Mary's
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
OLDFIELD
Fred
Private 43078, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 September 1916. Aged 24. Born Godmanchester, enlisted Huntiongdon, resident Biggleswsde, Nedfordshire. Son of Mrs. W. Oldfield, of 28, Hartford Rd., Huntingdon. Formerly 1260, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Great Stukeley and Huntingdon All Saints
ONYETT
Granville [Clifford]
Bombardier 315959, 3rd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Died 29 September 1918. Born 1 December 1891 in Huntingdon. Son of Henry Onyett, of 20 pricess Street, Huntingdon. Granite cutter by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 7 February 1916 at Toronto, Canada, aged 24 years 2 months, height 5 feet 5¼ inches, girth 37 inches, complexion fair, eyes brown, ahir fair, relgious denomination Church of England. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 20. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7474 - 31 See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's
PARSONS
Albert Victor
Serjeant 14667, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 32. Born Croydon, Surrey, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Son of Susan Elizabeth Parsons, of 1, Leighton St., East Croydon, and the late James Parsons. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's

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
No further information currently available
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 St Marys
PENTELOW
Frank
Private 959 [CWGC] or 950 [SDGW], "B" Squadron, Northamptonshire Yeomanry. Killed in action 5 February 1915. Aged 26. Born St Neots, enlisted Peterborough, resident Huntingdon. Son of the late William and Annie Pentelow, of Huntingdon. His brother Sidney Victor Pentelow also fell (see below). Buried in VIEILLE-CHAPELLE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, LACOUTURE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VII. Row A. Grave 8. See also Huntingdon All Saints and Bedford Modern School
PENTELOW
Sidney Victor
Private 69768. 7th Battalion, Tank Corps. Died 20 November 1918. Aged 31. Son of the late William and Annie Margaret Pentelow, of Huntingdon. His brother F. Pentelow also fell (see above). Buried in ST. POL BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. POL-SUR-TERNOISE Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 10. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Mary's
RAPLEY
W G
No further information currently available
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 St Mary's
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 St Mary's

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.

REANEY, MC
Harold Agnew
Lieutenant, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 27 July 1918. Aged 37. Son of Robert Agnew Reaney, of "Rosemead," St. Peters Hill, Huntingdon. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in HUNTINGDON (PRIORY ROAD) CEMETERY, Huntingdonshire. Section LL. Grave 17. See also Huntingdon All Saints
RIDGLEY
R W
No further information currently available
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 St Mary's
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 Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Buried in PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section F. Grave 25. See also Huntingdon St Mary's
ROWE
F
No further information currently available
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 All Saints and Huntingdon St Mary's
ROWE
W H A
probably William Albert Henry ROWE, Private 26092, 9th Battalion, Loyal North lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Born and enlisted Huntingdon. Formerly 26020, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A. See also Huntingdon All Saints
SANDFORD
S
No further information currently available. See also Huntingdon All Saints
SAYER
H W
No further information currently available. See also Huntingdon All Saints
SCATE
Alfred Henry
Private 7020, "D" Company, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 21 March 1916. Aged 28. Born St. Mary's, Huntingdon, enlisted Huntingdon. Husband of Jessie Alice Scate, of 10, Royal Oak Passage, Huntingdon. Buried in CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 127. See also Huntingdon All Saints
SERA
Henry James William
[SERE on Memorial] No further information currently available. See also Huntingdon All Saints
SERE
William
[SERES on memorial] 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 St Marys
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 St Marys
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 St Marys
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 St Marys
STERRY
Robert
Private 18591, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 April 1917. Aged 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. Plot I. Row A. Grave 27. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Marys
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 All Saints and Huntingdon St Marys
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 St Marys
SUGG
F
No further information currently available
THEOBOLD, MC
William Thomas
Regimental Serjeant Major 4/5914, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 March 1918. Aged 39. Born Somersham, enlisted and resident Huntingdon. Husband of Louisa Theobald, of 12, Sayer St., Huntingdon. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Huntingdon All Saints
THURLOW
Harold [Victor]
Private 446133, "B" Company, 31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 6 June 1916. Aged 26. Born Huntingdon 24 May 1887. Son of William Thurlow, of 117, 34th Avenue South East, Calgary, Alberta. Miner by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 27 April 1915 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada, aged 27 years 11 months, height 5 feet 8½ inches, 38½ inches, complexion fair, eyes brown, hair light brown; religious denomination Methodist. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 24 - 28 - 30. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9685 - 41 See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Marys
TOMLINSON
Harry
Royal Navy. See All Saints and Huntingdon St Marys
TOSELAND
E
probably Ernest Walker TOSELAND, Private 114, East Anglian Casualty Clearing Station (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at sea 13 August 1915. Enlisted Kettering, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 199 and 200 or 236 to 239 and 328. See also Huntingdon All Saints
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 St Marys
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 St Marys
WALMESLEY
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 All Saints and Huntingdon St Marys
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 St Marys
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 St Marys
WRIGHT
Christopher John
Private 43280, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 February 1917. Born and enlisted Huntingdon. Formerly 26828, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D. See also Huntingdon All Saints
YATES
J
probably Joseph YATES, Private G/18934, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), Killed in action 12 May 1917. Aged 37. Born Little Stukeley, Hunts, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Mary Yates, of Little Stukeley, Hunts, and the late James Yates; husband of Kate Millard (formerly Yates), of Tollgate House, Woodville, Burton-on-Trent. Formerly 10188, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Huntingdon All Saints

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