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LITTLE PAXTON - Roll of Honour

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

The memorial is affixed to the east wall of the church a contains a list of men who died followed by a list of men who served.


Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF

Those from Little Paxton who Fought and Died
in the Great War, 1914-1919.

William Temple RAMPLY

[Spelt RAMPLEY on SDGW] Lieutenant, 1st Lovat's Scouts, attached, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action Monday 30th September 1918. Age 22. Son of John and Elizabeth Ramply, of Little Paxton, St. Neots, Hunts. Buried in Dadizeele New British Cemetery, Moorslede, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave V. B. 26.

Alfred George ASHFORD

[Corporal on memorial] Private 28391, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 23rd March 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Enlisted Huntingdon, resident St Neots. Son of George William and Alice Ashford, of Huntingdon St., St. Neots, Hunts. Formerly 1742, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VI. C. 24.

Samuel Henry IRONS

[List as Private on memorial] Rifleman R/5657, 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action Monday 31st May 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 31. Born Diddington, enlisted St Neots. Husband of Lilian Irons, of 12, Little Paxton, St. Neots. Buried in Woburn Abbey Cemetery, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France. Grave II. A. 13.

Harry ROBERTS

Private 19817, 14th (Service) Battalion (attached Trench Mortar Battery), Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday 14th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Elsworth, Cambs, enlisted Bedford, resident St. Neots, Hunts. Formerly 17933, Bedfordshire Regiment.

Fred ROBERTS

Private 27565, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds 28th November 1918 in France and Flanders. Born Elsworth, Cambs, enlisted Huntingdon, resident St. Neots, Hunts. Son of Charles and Mary Jane Roberts, of 17, Little Paxton, St. Neots, Hunts. Native of Elsworth, Cambs. Formerly 38561, Rifle Brigade. Buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave I. D. 8.

W AYERS

Private. possibly William Upsall AYERS, Private, G/73487, 6th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers who died on Thursday 8th May 1919. Age 18. Son of Alice Ayers, of Brewery Cottage, Eaton Socon, St. Neots, and the late William Ayers. Born at Colesdon, Beds. Buried in St. Mary Magdelene Churchyard, Roxton, Bedfordshire.

ROLL OF HONOUR

L ASH

Petty Officer

A ASHFORD

Private

B ASHFORD

Private

R ASHFORD

Private

E ASHPOLE

Corporal

F BLUNDEN

Lance Corporal

A BOWLES

Private

E BOWLES

Private

H BOWLES

Private

J BROWN

Private

R H BROWN

Private

E BULL

Corporal

T CULVER

Private

E A HART

Private

J HART

Private

D S HODGE

Captain

G HORSBURGH

Private

J HUGHES

Private

E LONG

Private

W LUCAS

Private

J MINNEY

Private

H PAYNE

Private

S POPE

Sergeant

A T RAMPLY

Sergeant

S ROBERTS

Sergeant, Royal Garrison Artillery. "Already in the Army at the outbreak of war, he was drafted to France in February 1915, and served with distinction at the Battles of Hill 60, Ypres, Festubert, the Somme and Arras, and in other important engagements. After the cessation of hostilities he proceeded to Germany with the Army of Occupation, and was stationed at Cologne until his discharge in 1919, he holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. Diddington, Hunts. Z3992." from National Roll of the Great War, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - ISBN 1 897632 93 2.

W T ROWLETT

Private

E E SARGEANT

Private

J H SARGEANT

Private

G SWEETING

Lieutenant

H SWEETING

Captain

W TURNER

Private

4 January 2002

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