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LEIGHTON BROMSWOLD - Roll of Honour

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

The memorial stands on the main road through Leighton Bromswold on the verge close to the church.

Photograph Copyright © Martin Edwards 2001

IN ABIDING MEMORY
OF THE UNDERNAMED LEIGHTON
LADS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THE COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914-1919.

Wilfred BARWELL, M.M.

Lance-Corporal, 30208, 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday, 1st September 1918. Age 21. Born and resident Leighton Bromswold, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of John and Sarah Ann Barwell, of Leighton, Hunts. Awarded Military Medal. Formerly 1627, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Buried in Favreuil British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. B. 9.

William Arthur CLARK

Gunner, 85847, 69th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died on Thursday, 12th December 1918. Age 40. Son of William and Elizabeth Clark, of Leighton Bromswold, Hunts. Buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery, Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium. Grave P. 16.

Ernest COOK

Private, 30245, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday, 26th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born and resident Leighton Bromswold, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of William Henry and Emma Cook, of Leighton Bromswold. Formerly 1145, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Cxommemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 23 to 28 and 163A

Benjamin FURNELL

Private, 43080, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday, 26th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 25. Born Leighton Bromswold, enlisted Old Weston. Son of Mrs. Clara Furnell, of Leighton, Hunts. Formerly 26605, Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D

Robert Henry JELLIS

Private, 3/10713, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday, 11th August 1917. Age 33. Born Leighton Bromswold, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Lewis Robert and Emily Jellis, of Leighton, Huntingdon. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4.

George LIMMAGE

Private, 30320, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. killed in action 14th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Glatton, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Leighton. Son of James Charles and Harriett Limmage, of Easton, Spaldwick, Huntingdon. Formerly 1146, Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2 and 3

James LIMMAGE

Private 325037, 1st/8th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action Monday, 19th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born and resident Leighton Bromswold, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of James and Harriett Limmage, of Leighton, Huntingdon. Formerly 330914, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot 2. Row F. Grave 34.

S SEWARD

Private. No further information

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS."

27 August 2000

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