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OLD FLETTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Ernie Rusdale 2004

1914-1918

ANKER

Jack

Private, 14275, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Aubers Ridge 09-05-15. Born Chesterfield, enlisted Peterborough, resident 25, Milton Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Panels 28/30.

ANTHONY

Fred A

Private, 203415, Frederick Arthur Anthony, 1/15th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 26-10-17. Formerly 1539, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Peterborough, enlisted Huntingdon, resident 22, Victoria Place, St Margaret's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony, who had five sons in the army. Two killed, one gassed and two still in the service. Private Charles S. Anthony, Northamptonshire Regiment, has been gassed and is now in hospital at Dundee, he is the fifth son. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Grave IX.B.01

ANTHONY

Herbert

Private, 8313, 3rd Northamptonshire Regiment. 1914 Star. Died at home 23-02-16. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 22, Victoria Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Peterborough (Broadway) Cemetery.

ATKINS

J

Private, 26902, John Goodliffe Atkins, 2nd Wiltshire Regiment. Killed in action 09-04-17. Formerly 3/26374, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Lincoln, resident 119, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 07.

BENTLEY

Harry

Private, 13026, Henry Bentley, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 14-03-15. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough, resident Persimmon Terrace, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Panels 28/30.

BIRCHNELL

J

Private, 13748, Harold Robert Burchnell, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Aubers Ridge 09-05-15. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough, resident 7, Princes Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Panel 07.

BRADLEY, MM

Arthur

Sergeant, 7731, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds (Accidentally shot) at Cerisy 28-04-17. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 11, Silver Street, Peterborough. Buried in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Grave I.C.07.

BRADLEY

Frank

L/Corporal, 7346, 5th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action near Cambrai 29-11-17. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 11, Silver Street, Peterborough. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Panel 08.

BRANDHAM

G

Private, 30171, George Brandham, 1/14th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 04-10-17. Formerly 0823, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born and enlisted Old Fletton, resident 45, Duke Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 9a/9b/9d.

BRIAN

David

L/Corporal, 14651, 5th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27-03-18. Born Newborough, enlisted Peterborough, resident 1, Church Lane, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Grave I.J.07.

BRIGHT

John

Private, 14972, Thomas John Bright, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Loos 27-09-15. Born Winwick, enlisted Peterborough, resident 187, Fletton Avenue, Peterborough. Loos Memorial, Panels 91/93.

BRIGHT

Joseph

Private, 20702, Harry Bright, 1/5th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 22-08-16. Formerly 0060, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Winwick, enlisted Old Fletton, resident 187, Fletton Avenue, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 9a/9b/9d.

BROUGHTON

H

Corporal, 12903, Herbert Broughton, 7th Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Ovillers 03-07-16, aged 26. Born Fletton, enlisted Cambridge. Son of John and Jane Broughton, 36 Duke Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 01C/02A.

BROWN

W B

Private, 31883, William Bottomley Brown, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29-04-17, aged 24. Born Spalding, enlisted Bedford, resident 171, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Husband of Mrs. Millicent Brown, 7, Priestgate, Peterborough. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 05.

BURTON, MM

Alfred

Corporal, 42526, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Ecoust 30-08-18. Born and enlisted Haddenham. Son of John and Harriet Burton, High Street, Haddenham, Ely; husband of Ellen Augusta Burton, 14, St. Margaret's Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 04.

BUSBY

James

Private, 50508, 2nd Middlesex Regiment. Died of wounds 01-09-17. Born Stilton, enlisted Bedford, resident 51, St. Margaret’s Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Grave VI.A.8A.

BUTTERS

Thomas

No further information currently.

CHAPPELL

William Allen

Private, G/19866, 10th Queen’s Own, Royal West Kent Regiment. Died of wounds 19-04-18, aged 36. Formerly GS/4956, Lancers. Born Fen Drayton, enlisted Peterborough, resident 103 High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Husband of Mrs. S. E. Lincoln (formerly Chappell), 7, Buckingham Road, Wood Green, London. Buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Belgium, Grave V.C.02.

COX

Walter

Private, 26907, 2nd Wiltshire Regiment. Killed in action 21-03-18. Formerly 3/26373, Lincolnshire Regiment and 838, Hampshire Regiment. Born Peterborough, enlisted Lincoln, resident 8, St. Margaret's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Panel 64.

CRICK

George Gregory

Private, 40529, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 09-04-17, aged 24. Born Peterborough, enlisted Uppingham, resident Bridge End, Peterborough. A baker at Uppingham. Buried in Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, Grave I.A.37.

CUNNINGTON

William

Private, 8085, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 10-11-14. Born Elton, enlisted Northampton, resident 5, Victoria Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Panels 43/45.

CUNNINGTON

William George

Private, 268476, 1/7th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 11-08-17, aged 21. Formerly 0074, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born and enlisted Old Fletton, resident 103, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of George and Sarah Ann Cunnington, 4, Hicks Lane, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Panel 08.

DARRICOTTE, DCM

Gilbert Haley

2nd Lieutenant, 9th Essex Regiment. Killed in action near Nurlu 06-09-18. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 1, St. Margaret's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Grave V.M.07.

DEAN

Charles Herbert

Private, 9220, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment Killed in action 31-12-14, aged 21. Born Nuneaton, enlisted Northampton. Step-son of Emma Dean, 27, George Street, New Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Givenchy, Grave IX.C.37.

FINCH

Percival

Private, 43049, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of illness and starvation whilst prisoner of war 20-09-18. Resident 23, Milton Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Landrecies Communal Cemetery, Grave C.07.

FOSTER

Fred

Private, 14265, Frederick Robert Foster, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 05-04-18. Born Heston, Middlesex, enlisted Northampton, resident 63, Tower Street, Peterborough. Buried in Pozieres Memorial, Panels 54/56.

FOSTER, MC

John Cecil

Captain, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20-08-17, aged 23. Son of Robert John Foster, O.B.E., and Mrs. E. G. Foster, 15, Albany Road, St. Leonards, Sussex. Also served in Gallipoli. Resident 'Medehampstead', London Road, Peterborough. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Grave VII.F.01.

FOSTER

Robert Douglas

Lieutenant, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Suvla Bay 07-08-15. Son of Robert John Foster, O.B.E., and Mrs. E. G. Foster, 15, Albany Road, St. Leonards, Sussex. Resident 'Medehampstead', London Road, Peterborough. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Panels 44/46.

GOLDING

Edward

Private, 238472, Labour Corps. Died of pneumonia at Beverley Military Hospital, Yorkshire, 13-11-18. Formerly Northumberland Fusiliers. Resident 42, Queens Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. No Trace SDGW. Buried in Old Fletton Cemetery, Peterborough, Grave East (NC) 603.

GOODWIN

William Percy

L/Corporal, 26838, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 01-11-17, aged 31. Formerly 5000, Royal Field Artillery. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 136, Fletton Avenue, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of Mr. W. J. Goodwin and Mrs. F. Goodwin; husband of Mabel Goodwin, 10, Stracey Road, Norwich. St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Grave P.III.S.5B.

GREEN

James Thomas Woolaston

Private, 75, 28th Bn. Australian Infantry (AIF). Killed in action Pozieres 29-07-16, aged 21. Born Godmanchester, Hunts. Enlisted Australia 01-03-15. Son of George and Flora Millicent Green, 44, Grove Street, New Fletton, Peterborough, England. (Brother Private George Green also served in the AIF). Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme.

HAGGER

Fred

Private, 57855, 16th Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 29-03-17. Formerly 3778, Royal Engineers. Born Southoe, Hunts, enlisted Hitchin, resident 53, Queens Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Left a widow and 3 children. Son of Mrs. Mary Hagger and the late Mr. Fred Hagger, Bell Inn, Southoe. Buried in Mesnil-St. Nicaise Churchyard, Somme.

HAMMOND

Harry

L/Corporal, 20691, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27-01-17, aged 21. Born and enlisted Peterborough. Son of John and Mary Hammond, Inspectors House, GER Station, Peterborough. Buried in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Grave IV.B.15.

HARDIMENT

Christmas

Private, 16422, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Aubers Ridge 09-05-15. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 67, Queens Walk, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Panel 07.

HARRISON

Frederick William

Private, 40222, 9th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21-10-16. Resident 11, Duke Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Harrison, Park Avenue, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Late Bandsman of the 5th Bn. Norfolk Territorials. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Grave I.N.40.

HIBBERT

Bertie James

Sapper, 43327, 14th Division Signals Co. Royal Engineers. Killed in action 03-12-17, aged 20. Son of Jack and Florence Edith Hibbert, 28, Victoria Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. A linesman with G.P.O. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Grave XX.A.08.

HILLS

Charles

Private, 42318, 3rd Bn. Canadian Infantry (CEF). Killed in action Hangard Wood 08-08-18. Born Peterborough, enlisted Valcartier, Canada, 25-09-14. Son of Mrs. Sarah Hills, 50, St. Margaret’s Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Vimy Memorial, Arras.

HILLS

John (Jack)

Private, 33017, 2/4th Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 25-03-18. Formerly 6444, Bedfordshire Regiment. Born March Fen, enlisted Bedford. Son of Mrs. Sarah Hills, 50, St. Margaret’s Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Grave III.G.111.

HOLMES

Alfred Walter

Private, 29760, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23-10-16. Born Farcet, enlisted Bedford, resident 14, Victoria Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Pozieres British Cemetery, Grave I.D.11.

HOLMES

John William

Private, 25511, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action near Loos 12-08-16. Resident 14, Victoria Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Panel 14.

HOUNSHAM

Walter George

Private, 20784, 1/8th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 27-08-16, aged 18. Formerly 0317, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born and enlisted Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Hounsham, Hick's Lane, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 9a/9b/10b.

HUGHES

Albert William

Private, 22321, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Loos 25-09-15. Born and enlisted Peterborough. Son of Isaac and Ruth Hughes, 59, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Brother of Isaac Reginald Hughes who also fell. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Panels 91/93.

HUGHES

Isaac Reginald

L/Corporal, 43034, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Wounded Falfemont Farm; died of wounds 10-09-16, aged 19. Formerly 0825, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Stanground, enlisted Old Fletton. Son of Isaac and Ruth Hughes, 59, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Brother of Albert William Hughes who also fell. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Grave B.25.26.

IBBOTT

Sydney

L/Corporal, 10171, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 25-03-18, aged 23. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough, Son of Mrs. Emma Ann Ibbott, 136, Percival Street, Peterborough. La Capelle-en-Thierache Communal Cemetery Extension, Aisne.

INGLE

Wilfred Edward

Corporal, G/10151, 10th The Queen’s, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 01-08-16, aged 25. Formerly 22747, Northamptonshire Regiment. Born Cambridge, enlisted Rugeley. Son of Smith F. Ingle and Kate Ingle, 29, Orchard Street, Peterborough. Buried in Calais Southern Cemetery, Grave E.3.14.

JAKINGS

Harry

Private, 17627, 6th Royal West Kent Regiment. Died of wounds 22-10-17. Formerly G/12026, The Queen’s, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Born Melton Mowbray, enlisted Peterborough, resident 7, St. Margaret's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Grave V.C.33.

JAKINGS

John Ernest

Private, 43135, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Desire Trench 27-10-16. Formerly 26717, Bedfordshire Regiment. Born Farcet, enlisted Peterborough, resident 7, St. Margaret's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grave III.B.24.

LANE

Walter

Able Seaman, R/3150, RNVR, ‘Nelson’ Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action 19-01-18, aged 20. Enlisted 19-10-14 in Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Joined ‘Nelson’ Battalion 28-08-17. Son of Arthur and Fannie Lane, 8, Orchard Street, Woodston, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panel 01A.

LIGHTFOOT

Arthur

Gunner, 895185, Royal Field Artillery. Died as prisoner of war at Langensalza, Germany, 16-10-18. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough, resident 52, Queens Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany, Grave VI.E.11.

LINCOLN

Percy William

Private, G/7846, 9th Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 20-06-17, aged 23. Enlisted Peterborough. Son of William and Martha Lincoln, 30, London Road, Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 20.

LING

Herbert,

Private, 307680, 1/8th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 27-08-16. Formerly 780, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Enlisted Peterborough, resident 46, London Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Thiepval Memorial, Panels 9a/9b/10b.

LOVE

Leonard Ralph

Private, 32771, 8th Bn. Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 25-04-17. Formerly 0727, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Eye Green, enlisted Huntingdon, resident 45, Queens Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 10.

LUCY

James Foxhall

Private, 562, Army Cyclist Corps. Died of wounds 11-04-18. Formerly 0478, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Huntingdon, resident 22, St. Margaret's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in La Kreule Military Cemetery, Grave I.C.13.

MARCHANT

Sidney

L/Corporal, 18164, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. 1914-15 Star. Killed in action 21-04-16. Born Stanground, enlisted Peterborough, resident 57, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery, Grave I.A.06.

MARRIOTT

Edwin

Private, 328177, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action near Sameon 25-10-18, aged 21. Born King’s Lynn, enlisted East Dereham. Son of Edwin and Mary Marriott, 75, Tower Street, New Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Sameon Churchyard, France.

MENDHAM

Percy Wilfred

Private, 30172, 1/14th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Falfemont Farm 03-09-16, aged 18. Formerly 0834, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born and enlisted Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of John and Anna Elizabeth Mendham, 21, Princes Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 09A/09B/10B.

Brother of Private George Henry Mendham, 8067, 1st Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment (wounded and issued a SWB). He went to France 16-8-1914 and received the 14 Star (B) Trio. On 19-10-1945 awarded an Imperial Service Medal LG (5128). He was a skilled workman Class 1 Peterborough Telephone area.

MINNS

Sidney Harold

Private, M2/048648, Royal Army Service Corps attached ‘Y’ Corps Signal Co. Royal Engineers. Died of sickness 09-11-18, aged 27. Born Felixstowe, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Frederick and Susan Minns; husband of Mrs. L. Minns, 49, Queen's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Grave XLIX.E.14.

MOULDS

Horace

Private, 12851, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 23-07-16, aged 21. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 26, Duke Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of Mrs E. Moulds, 186, Belsize Avenue, Woodston, Peterborough. Buried in Thiepval Anglo-French Cemetery, Grave I.J.01.

MOULDS

John William

Private, M/321314, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of illness at Woolwich 04-11-18. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 26, Duke Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of Mrs E. Moulds, 186, Belsize Avenue, Woodston, Peterborough. Buried in Peterborough (Broadway) Cemetery, Grave 7.3.2374.

NICHOLLS

Horace

Corporal, 295251, 2/4th London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action near St. Julien 21-09-17, aged 25. Formerly 36, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment. Born Peterborough, enlisted Old Fletton, resident 147, Fletton Avenue, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 52.

NOON

Fred

Private, 18914, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Loos 25-09-15, aged 18. Born Woodston, enlisted Peterborough. Son of John and Annie Noon, 15, Princes Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Panels 91/93.

NORTH

Percy

Private (Trench Mortar Battery), 44511, 22nd Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 14-10-17, aged 21. Formerly 26099, Bedfordshire Regiment. Born and enlisted Peterborough. Son of James and Sarah Anne North, 75, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Grave XXI.F.19.

OXBY

Joseph

Corporal, 7193, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. 1914-15 Star. Killed in action Aubers Ridge 09-05-15, aged 28. Born Canwick, Lincs, enlisted Northampton, resident 29, Duke Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of Robert and Edith Oxby, Dower House, Canwick, Lincs. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Panels 28/30.

OXBY

Robert

Corporal, 14462, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. 1914-15 Star. Killed in action 03-07-16. Born Heighington, Lincs, enlisted Peterborough, resident 29, Duke Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of Robert and Edith Oxby, Dower House, Canwick, Lincs; husband of Agnes Daisy Ibbott (formerly Oxby), Manor Farm, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panel 1c.

PALMER

Danhoe

Sapper, 63630, 101st Field Co. Royal Engineers. Killed in action 11-06-17, aged 30. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough. Son of George and Mary Palmer, Grove Street, Old Fletton; husband of Ethel May Palmer, 831, Lincoln Road, Peterborough. Killed within 3 days of 31st Birthday. Buried in Hop Store Cemetery, Vlamertinghe, Grave I.B.39.

PAPWORTH

Fred

Private, G/14466, 8th The Queen’s, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action Kleine Zillebeke 01-08-17, aged 38. Born Ramsey, enlisted Peterborough, resident 185, Fletton Avenue, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of George Papworth; husband of Louisa Emily Glenn (formerly Papworth), 215, Fletton Avenue, Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panels 11/14.

PARKINSON

Ernest Charles

Private, 33343, 1st East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 09-04-17, aged 28. Formerly 25139, Manchester Regiment. Born Huntingdon, enlisted Oldham. Son of John William Parkinson, 1, Silver Street, London Road, Peterborough. Buried in Heninel-Croisilles Road Cemetery, Grave I.B.25.

PARROTT

George

Corporal, 14906, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 10-02-16, aged 22. Born Yaxley, enlisted Peterborough. Son of John and Eliza Parrott, 42, Tower Street, Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panels 43/45.

PARROTT

James

Private, 22894, 2nd Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27-05-18. Enlisted Brigg, Lincs. Son of John and Eliza Parrott, 42, Tower Street, Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial, France.

PAUL

Donald

Private, 43436, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 09-09-16, aged 19. Formerly 0819, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Peterborough, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Donald and Rose Paul, 2, G.E. Railway Cottages, London Road, Peterborough. Buried in St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Grave III.B.03.

PEARSON

Ernest

Private, 235265, 8th Lincolnshire Regiment attached 63rd Bn. Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 07-03-18, aged 34. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 29, Fellowes Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Huts Cemetery, Dickebusch, Grave XV.B.12.

PLUMB

Edmund

Saddler, TS/5445, 20th Reserve Park, Army Service Corps. Accidentally killed 15-12-16, aged 37. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough, resident 20, Queens Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Son of the late John and Jane Plumb. Buried in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Grave I.R.42.

PRATT

Ernest Fred

Private, 30959, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 06-06-17. Born Doncaster, enlisted Peterborough. Husband of Mabel Kate Pratt, 35, Silver Street, London Road, Peterborough. Buried in Rookery British Cemetery, Heninel, Grave C.09.

REDDING

Bertie

Private, 29761, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15-11-16. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 50, Queens Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Thiepval Memorial, Panel 02C.

RILEY

Leonard

Private, 41238, 10th Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28-08-17. Formerly 27282, Northamptonshire Regiment. Born Stanground, enlisted Northampton, resident 62, Orchard Street, New Fletton, Peterborough. Tincourt New British Cemetery, Grave I.E.22.

RIMES

Albert Sidney

Private, 17723, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action near Nesle 25-03-18, aged 25. Born Churwell, Yorks, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Walter and Ethel Rimes, 32, Bread Street, Peterborough. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Panels 54/56.

RIMES

Martin Mansfield

L/Corporal, 13175, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Fricourt 28-09-15. Born Farcet, enlisted Peterborough, resident 16, Victoria Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Point 110 Military Cemetery, Fricourt, Grave F.03.

ROBINSON

Horace

L/Sergeant, 3426, 1/2nd London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action 15-09-16. Born Peterborough, enlisted London, resident 12, Silver Street, Woodston, Peterborough. No Trace CWGC.

ROOPE

Fred James Lewis

Private, G/29633, 1st Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 23-04-17, aged 34. Born Cambridge, enlisted Peterborough. Husband of Emily E. Roope, 9, Park Street, London Road, Peterborough. Buried in Heninel-Croisilles Road Cemetery, Grave I.C.19.

ROWE

Ernest Charles

Private, 20646, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Guillemont 18-08-16, aged 21. Born Peterborough, enlisted Oundle. Son of Thomas and Alice Rowe, 27, Orchard Street, Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 11a/11d.

SAVIDGE

Furbank

Private, 6585, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. 1914 Star. Killed in action 10-11-14, aged 33. Born Shelford, Cambs, enlisted Peterborough, resident 50, Orchard Street, Peterborough. Son of the late Furbank and Elizabeth Sarah Savidge. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panels 43/45.

SECKER

George Spencer

Gunner, 4679, 24th East Anglian Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of pneumonia at Red Cross Hospital, Thetford, 20-04-16, aged 24. Born and enlisted Peterborough. Son of George and Sophia Secker, 55, Orchard Street, Woodston, Peterborough. Buried in Peterborough (Broadway) Cemetery, Grave 8.3.3674.

SIMPSON

Walter

Private, 30229, 1/14th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Falfemont Farm 03-09-16. Formerly 1571, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Eastrea, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of the late James Simpson, 5, King's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 9a/9b/10d.

SIMPSON

Zaccheus

Private, 269795, 1/6th Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 03-10-18, aged 35. Born Glass Moor Fen, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of the late James Simpson, 5, King's Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough; husband of May Winifred Simpson, 61A. Salford Road, Streatham Hill, London. Buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery, Grave V.P.08.

SMEDLEY

Robert William

Private, 267486, 5th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire LI. Killed in action 27-09-17, aged 22. Formerly 0482, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Chippenham, Cambs, enlisted Old Fletton. Husband of Hilda Smedley, 266, Lincoln Road, Peterborough. Buried in Westhof Farm Cemetery, Grave II.E.06.

SMITH

Frederick Thomas

Driver, 170901, 48th Divisional Ammunition Co. Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 10-11-18. Born and enlisted Peterborough. Son of Frederick Smith, 51, Silver Street, Peterborough. Small Memorial in Old Fletton Cemetery. Buried in Cavalletto British Cemetery, Italy, Grave I.E.09.

SMITH

Joseph Henry

Private, 30236, 1/14th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Falfemont Farm 03-09-16. Formerly 0810, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Peterborough, enlisted Old Fletton. Resident 10, Bread Street, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 09A/09B/10B.

SMITH

Leslie John Cecil

Private, 5754, 2/22nd London Regiment (The Queen’s). Wounded at Oppy Wood; died of wounds 04-08-16, aged 20. Formerly 0247, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born and enlisted Old Fletton. Son of Annie Broughton (formerly Smith), 26, St. Margaret’s Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough, and the late John Thomas Smith. Buried in Louez Military Cemetery, Duisans, Grave I.F.03.

SOUTHWELL

Lewis

Private, 31060, 1st Queen’s Own, Royal West Kent Regiment. Killed in action 18-09-18. Born Woodston, enlisted Peterborough, resident 53, Silver Street, Peterborough. Buried in Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Grave V.D.06.

SPRECKLEY

Arthur

Private, 99099, 272nd Machine Gun Corps. Died of sickness 15-02-18. Formerly 37562, Bedfordshire Regiment. Enlisted Bedford, resident 187, Fletton Avenue, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, Grave A.130.

STEELS

William

Private, 24798, 1/1st Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 03-07-17, aged 23. Formerly 1669, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Robert and Harriett Steels, 53, High Street, Old Fletton. Buried in Crump Trench British Cemetery, Fampoux, Grave II.B.26.

STEVENSON

Thomas Edward

Private, 30289, 1/14th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action (shot by sniper carrying a wounded comrade) 26-10-17. Formerly 1631, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Huntingdon, resident 66, Queens Road, Old Fletton. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Panels 23/28.

TAYLOR

Thomas Cecil

Private, 20725, 1/1st Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire LI. Killed in action 23-08-16, aged 17. Born and enlisted Old Fletton, Son of Mrs. Sarah Taylor, 49, Silver Street, Woodston, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 10A/10D.

THAXTER

George Samuel

Private, 39439, 1st Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 04-09-17, aged 26. Formerly 1572, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Haddenham, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Thaxter, 2, Victoria Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Peterborough (Old Fletton) Cemetery, Grave West Side.219.

THROSSELL

Jack Arthur

Gunner, 104464, 118th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 05-06-17. Born Keyston, enlisted Oakham. Husband of Mrs. E. Throssell, 46, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Pont-D’Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe, Grave I.B.18.

THURLEY

Percy Arthur

Private, 139717, 61st Bn. Machine Gun Corps. Captured on 22-03-18; died of wounds whilst prisoner of war 08-08-18, aged 24. Formerly 1314, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Filey, resident 92, High Street, Old Fletton. Son of John and Eliza Ann Thurley, ‘Rosie Kot’, Fletton Avenue, Old Fletton. Buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany, Grave II.K.02.

TURNER

Herbert Harry

Private, 43077, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Falfemont Farm 04-09-16, aged 38. Formerly 1259, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. He enlisted 20 months previously, he left a widow and five young children. Resident at 5, St. Margaret’s Place, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panel 2c.

UNWIN

Herbert

Corporal, M2/193800, Royal Army Service Corps (Motor Transport) attached 67th Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of pneumonia 18-12-18, aged 33. Husband of Mrs. M. M. Unwin, 57, Queens Walk, Peterborough. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2, Grave I.E.15.

WARD

John (Jack) William

Private, 9440, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Aubers Ridge 09-05-15. Born Downham, enlisted Peterborough, resident 39, Duke Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Panels 28/30.

WATTS

Percy Fred

Private, 14878, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. 1914 Star. Killed in action St. Eloi 15-10-15, aged 20. Born Woodston, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Frederick Watts, 6, South View, London Road, Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panels 43/45.

WEST

Reginald Bernard

Private, 56665, 17th Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 31-10-18, aged 20. Born Stanground, enlisted Peterborough, resident 191, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Vichte Military Cemetery, Anzegem, Grave III.A.07.

WELDON

William

Private, 3/7779, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Neuve Chapelle 10-03-15. Previously served in South Africa. Born Farcet, enlisted Huntingdon. Resident 43, Queens Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Panels 10/11.

WRIGHT

Joseph

Private, G/23193, Joseph Walton Wright, 6th The Queen’s, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action near Cambrai 02-12-17, aged 19. Born and enlisted Peterborough, resident 72, Silver Street, Peterborough. Son of Mr. E. Wright, 5, Silver Street, London Road, Peterborough. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Panel 03.

WILKINSON

George Frederick

Private, 241930, 2/5th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 11-04-17. Born Yaxley, enlisted Huntingdon, resident 49, St. Margaret’s Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panel 1c.

WHITNEY

Frank

Private, 267512, 1/1st Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire LI. Killed in action 19-04-17, aged 19. Born Stanground, enlisted Old Fletton. Son of Fred and Mary Whitney, 5, Princes Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 10a/10d.

WOODS

George Henry

Private, 59580, 122nd Co. Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 20-09-17, aged 25. Formerly 11600, The Buffs, East Kent Regiment. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Woods, Brewster’s Cottages, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Panels 154/159 and 163A.

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ANCOTT

Tom

Private, 12410, 2nd Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 04-05-15, aged 24. Born Westbury, Lincs, enlisted Pentre, Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Ancott, 56, Orchard Street, New Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panels 22 and 34.

BARRICK

Walter Robert

Corporal, 3038, 57th Co. Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 18-11-16, aged 20. Formerly 12951, Northamptonshire Regiment. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough. Son of John Barrick, 139, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Grandcourt Road Cemetery, Grandcourt, Grave B.76.  

BURCHNELL

George Richard

Private, 10467, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Cherisy 03-05-17. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Peterborough, resident 7, Princes Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 07.

BUSBY

Henry Edward

Private, 3665, 1/2nd Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 16-03-15. Born and enlisted Birmingham. Husband of Mrs A. Busby, 51, St. Margaret’s Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Grave III.D.22.

BUTTERWORTH

Martin Henry

Private, 33750, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Crozat Canal 22-03-18. Born Old Fletton, enlisted Bedford, resident 11, Princes Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Panels 28/29.

FLOWERS

Walter Henry

Lieutenant, 49th Bn. Australian Infantry (AIF). Died of pneumonia 25-10-18, aged 35. Born Townsville, Queensland, Australia, enlisted Townsville. Living with his aunt Mrs. Groves, 132, Fletton Avenue, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Died in Peterborough Infirmary. Buried in Old Fletton Cemetery, Peterborough, on 30-10-18. Grave West (NC) 423.

NICKERSON

Francis Henry

Private, 307651, 1/8th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 06-10-17, aged 21. Formerly 0068, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Woodston, enlisted and resident Old Fletton. Son of Mr. H. Nickerson and Mrs. E. E. Nickerson, Somerby Villa, 76, Wisbech Road, March, Cambs. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Grave XX.F.17.

PETTIT

Herbert Tweed

Private, 43406, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action (Shell in the front line) 08-10-17, aged 37. Formerly 0813, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Born Great Abington, Cambs, enlisted Huntingdon, resident 197, High Street, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Panels 48/50 and 162A.

WAKEFIELD

Charles Cornelius

L/Corporal, 11408, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22-08-17. Born Ashton, Northants, enlisted Stamford, resident New Fletton, Peterborough. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Grave VIII.I.12.

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