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OFFORD D'ARCY- Roll of Honou
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World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Dave Edwards 2003

This memorial is a brass plaque inside the church.

Photograph Copyright © Herbert Norris 2009

To the Glory of God and in memory of
the men from this parish
who gave their lives for their country
in the Great War
1914 – 1918

COLBERT

Oliver

Private 19645 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment, who died on Tuesday 17th April 1917. Aged 38. Husband of Sarah Colbert, of Offord D'Arcy, Hunts. Buried in NESLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY Somme, France.

COLBERT

Frederick Stanley

Private 203392 1st/5th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment, who died on Wednesday 15 August 1917. Buried: TYNE COT CEMETERY Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. See also Offord Cluny.

COLLINS

Harold Victor

Private 43047 1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment, who died on Wednesday 13 March 1918, age 20. Buried: OFFORD DARCY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD Huntingdonshire. Son of Christopher and Louisa Collins, of Offord Cluny. See also Offord Cluny.

CURRINGTON

Frank Charles

Private 39251 1st Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment formerly (584), Huntingdon Cyclist Bn, who died on Thursday 23 November 1916, age 21. Buried: OFFORD DARCY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD Huntingdonshire. Son of David and Louisa Currington, of Manor Farm, Offord D'Arcy, Hunts.

HAYNES

John George

Driver 206440, 126th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France and Flanders 20th July 1917. Aged 24. Enlisted Huntingdon, resident Offord Darcy, Hunts. Born December Quarter 1893 St.Neots 3b, 294? Son of George & Isabell (nee Musk) Haynes. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row G. Grave 18.

HOOK

Horace Frederick

Private 307676 1st/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died on Sunday 27th August 1916. Aged 24. Born Earith, enlisted Huntingdon, resident offord D'arcy. Son of Isaac and Sarah Ann Hook, of Offord D'Arcy, Hunts. Formerly 508, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 A 9 B and 10 B.

LAWRENCE

William

Private 27877, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in France and Flanders 11th December 1917. Born Wendover, Bucks, enlisted Bedford, resident Offord Darcy, Hunts. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXXI. Row C. Grave 13A.

MARSHALL

John Arthur

[James Arthur on CWGC] Lance Corporal 30497, Bedfordshire Yeomanry. Killed in action on Thursday 8th August 1918. Aged 27. Born offord, enlisted Godmanchester, residenr D'arcy. Son of John and Isabella Marshall, of Offord D'Arcy, Huntingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3.

PARTRIDGE

Edwin Henry Colby

Driver 48028, "V" 2nd Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds on Thursday 1st November 1917. Aged 27. Enlisted Huntingdon, resident Offord D'arcy. Son of Edwin Colby Partridge and Harriet Anne Partridge, of Offord D'Arcy, Huntingdon. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 31.

REED

Frank [Arthur]

Private 30227, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action on Tuesday 24 April 1917. Aged 23. Born yelling, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Offord D'arcy. Son of Jesse and Sarah Reed, of Cotton Farm, Offord D'Arcy, Hunts. Formerly 1225, Huntingdosnhire cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.

SANFORD

Walter

Private 43058, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on Monday 23rd April 1917. Aged 32. Born Graveley, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Offord D'arcy. Son of Samuel and Sally Sanford, of Graveley, Huntingdon; husband of Lucy Margaret Sanford, of 2, Hanley Place, Datchet, Windsor. Formerly 1143, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Graveley, Cambs.

SHELTON

Isaac Arthur

Private 27588, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regimen. Killed in action on Sunday 12th May 1918. Aged 37. Born and resident Offord D'arcy, resident Huntingdon. Son of William and Louisa Shelton, of Offord D'Arcy, Hunts. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France. Plot XII. Row B. Grave 6.

YEARRELL

Arthur William

Acting Sergeant 12368, 4th Battalionj, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on Saturday 28 April 1917. Born and resident Offord D'arcy, enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in POINT-DU-JOUR MILITARY CEMETERY, ATHIES Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 14.

Their name liveth for evermore
1939 – 1945

LEADEN

Desmond [M]

Fusilier 14522767 2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers, who died on Saturday 1 January 1944, age 20. Son of Jesse and Ethel Leaden, of Offord D'Arcy, Huntingdonshire. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY Italy.

FOWLER

William Adderley

Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 1623849, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 25th June 1945. Aged 21. Son of Lewis Edgar and Flora Jane Fowler, of Offord D'Arcy, Huntingdonshire. Lewis Edger Fowler married Flora Jane Adderley 1921 – Huntingdon 333/CE2303/8. Buried in MOASCAR WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 2. Row E. Grave 18.

Also buried in Offord D'arcy cemetery:

AFFORD, MC DCM

Joseph

Captain 139285 Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C., who died on Monday 16 February 1942, age 53. Son of Charles and James Afford; husband of Constance Ellen Afford, of Hopwas Staffordshire. Also served in 1914-18 War.

Last updated 19 July, 2009

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