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PIDLEY-CUM-FENTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Cliff Brown

The memorial is located in the churchyard of All Saints Parish Church, Warboys Road, Pidley Cum Fenton, Huntingdon. It takes the form of a plain, rough hewn, Latin cross mounted on a rough hewn rectangular base with a plain shield on the front face bearing inlaid black lettering for the inscription and names. There are seven names for World War 1 and one for World War 2. The memorial was unveiled in 1920.

Sacred
to the memory of the men from
this parish who fought and died
in the Great War 1914-19

BITTEN
Charles Henry
235281, Pte, 18th King's Liverpool. Died 21-9-17. Buried Torreken Farm Cemetery No 1, Belgium. Formerly 2451 Yorkshire Regiment.
BITTEN
Fred
L/4948, Officer's steward 3rd Class, HMS Hawke, Royal Navy. Died 15-10-14, age 20. Son of Elizabeth Ann Bitten, of 8 Horkesley Crescent, Horkesley, Colchester. Native of Pidley. Listed Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.
BURGESS
Albert Henry
15172, Pte, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15-7-16. Buried Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boiselle, Somme, France. See also Liverpool Street Station, London
BRAYBROOK
William
43056, Pte, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 28-8-16. Formerly 1132 Hunts Cyclist Btn. Husband of Kathleen Braybrook, 115 High St, Peckham, London. Listed Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
FEW
Thomas William
Z/754, Rfn, 16th Rifle Brigade. Died 31-7-17, age 36. Son of Alfred & Hannah Few, of Pidley. Listed Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium.
MCGOWAN
Alexander
3/6742, Pte, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11-7-16. Listed Thiepval Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
MACKLIN
David Harold
2nd Lt, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 27-3-18, age 20. Son of the Rev Herbert W Macklin & Marian M Macklin, White Wood Corner, Sandy, Beds. Buried Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France.

They loved not their lives even
into death

1939-45

PARSONS
Bert
5886283, 5th Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 5-8-40, age 20. Served in Belgium 1940. Youngest son of Joseph & Edith J Parsons, of Pidley. Buried Pidley (All Saints) Churchyard.

Last updated 31 January, 2018

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