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RAMSEY ST MARY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2002
Photographs Courtesy and
Copyright © Martyn Smith 2002

The memorial is affixed to the wall in St Mary's church.

1914
 
1919
 
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
 
AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE ST MARY'S MEN
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR GOD AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR AND WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
ARCHER Jonathan Watts
Private 40516, 2/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 8th June 1918. Age 28. Enlisted Ramsey. Son of Martha Archer, Ramsey St Mary, & late John Archer. Formerly 26207, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in Houchin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
BARNES Archibald Southwell
Private 13501, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th August 1915. Born and resident Ramsey St Mary's, enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in Brown's Road Military Cemetrey, Festubert, Pas de Calais, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
BEDFORD Arthur
Private 20719, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1916. Born and enlisted Ramsey. Formerly 251, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
BREWIN John [George]
Private 9878, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915. Born Spalding, Lincolnshire, enlisted Northampton. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
BRISTOW, MM Marenza
Lance Corporal 20766, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1918. Age 24. Borne Holme, Hunts, enlisted Bedford, resident Ramsey. Husband of Agnes Anne Bristow, Pond's Bridge, Ramsey St Mary. Awarded the Military Medal. Buried in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Also listed on Pondersbridge memorial and also Ramsey Memorial.
CORNEY Arthur David
Private 32861, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 31st March 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Ramsey. Son of Mr A A Corney, The Queen's Head, Whittlesey. Formerly 23606 Suffolk Regiment. Buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Somme, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
CORNEY Edward
Lance Corporal 8951, 20th Hussars. Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Born Peterborough, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Ramsey. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
CORNEY Leonard Alfred

Private G/21042, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Born Pondersbridge, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Ramsey St Mary. Died at home 11th March 1917. Buried in Ramsey St Mary Churchyard.

 

 

 

 


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CROFT Arthur
Private 203253, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 30th October 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Ramsey St Mary. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. See also Ramsey Memorial.
CROUCH George William
Private 105577, 8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Rgt). Died 26th September 1916. Resident Lewvan, Sask., Canada. Born Huntingdonshire. Next of kin William Crouch of Ramsey St Mary, father. Born 27th September 1894. Farmer by trade. Single man. Enlisted on 13th December 1915 at Regina, Sask, Canada. Height 5ft 4 ins, 36 inch waist, complexion ruddy, eyes brown, hair fair. Religion Church of England. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, Somme, France. National Archives of Canada - Accession Number: RG 150, Box 2175 - 16. See http://www.archives.ca/02/02010602_e.html. Also listed on Pondersbridge memorial and also Ramsey Memorial.  
DAWK[E]S George [James]
Private 41409, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 26th July 1917. Born Gaffham, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 203907 Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.  See also Ramsey Memorial.  
DAWK[E]S [Francis] Ernest
Private 9664, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th July 1916. Born Godmanchester, enlisted Bedford, resident Ramsey St Mary. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.  See also Ramsey Memorial and Great Stukeley Memorial.
DENTON L
Private. Bedfordshire Regiment.  No further information currently. See also Ramsey Memorial.  
EMMINGTON James Robert
Private 42141, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 26th February 1918. Born Wood Walton, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Ramsey. Formerly 106210 Hertfordshire Yeomanry. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium. See also Ramsey Memorial.
GRAY Reuben
Private 23327, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Age 32. Born and resident Ramsey, enlisted Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Son of Reuben Gray, Ramsey Heights. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
HARLOCK William George
Private G/35039, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 22nd October 1916. Husband of E A Harlock, Pickards Drive, Lotting Fen, Ramsey. Buried in Ramsey St Mary Churchyard.  See also Ramsey Memorial.  
HARPER Charles [Golding]
Private 43111, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th September 16. Age 26. Born and enllisted Ramsey St Mary. Son of Fred & Maria Harper. Formerly 1557, Hunts Cyclists. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.  
HIPWELL Albert [Wilson]
Private 35619, 1/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 19th September 1918, in Palestine. Born and resident in Ramsey St Mary, enlisted Huntingdon. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. Also listed on Pondersbridge memorial and also Ramsey Memorial.
HUGHES George
Private 85421, 143rd Labour Corps. Died at home 28th November 1917. Enlisted Ramsey St Mary. Formerly 28224, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in Ramsey St Mary churchyard, Cambs. Also listed on Pondersbridge memorial and also Ramsey Memorial.

 

 

 

 


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JOHNSON John Robert
Private 29254, 1/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1917. Born and resident Ramsey, enlisted Huntingdon. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.  See also Ramsey Memorial.
LAMBERT Robert Henry
Private 203271, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1918. Age 20. Born and resident Wood Walton, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Matthew, Ramsey St Mary. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais. See also Ramsey Memorial.
LANT Tom
Private 43149, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 26th November 1917. Born and enlisted Ramsey. Formerly 25141, Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery Poperinge, Belgium. Also listed on Pondersbridge memorial and also Ramsey Memorial.
LILLEY Leonard [Percival]
Lance Corporal 30206, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 25th June 1916. Age 20. Son of John & Susannah Lilley, Lotting Fen, Ramsey. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais. See also Ramsey Memorial.
LINES Herbert
Private 32768, 131st Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 12th July 1917 in Mesopotamia. Age 23. Born and resident Ramsey, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of George & Alice Lines, Daintree Rd, Ramsey St Mary. Formerly 1025, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq. See also Ramsey Memorial.  
ROOTHAM G
Private 267437, 1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 8th September 1917. Age 24. Son of William & Emma Rootham, Ramsey. Buried in Ramsey St Mary Churchyard. See also Ramsey Memorial.

 

 

 

 


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ROOTHAM William Henry
[Corporal on Memorial] Lance Corporal 267505, 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 16th April 1917. Born and enlisted Ramsey. Son of Amos & Mary Jane Rootham, Middle Level Rd, Ramsey St Mary. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
SETCHELL Ernest
Private 99642, 8th Battalion, King's Liverpool Regiment. Died of wounds 17th September 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Ramsey. Son of William D E Setchell, Ramsey St Mary; husband of Minnie Setchell, Ramsey Heights. Formerly 7211 Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval, Pas de Calais.  See also Ramsey Memorial. 
SHELTON George [William]
Private 19359, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th June 1915, Age 31. Born and resident Ramsey, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Elijah & Fanny Shelton, Upwood; husband of Albina Shelton, Oil Mills Rd, Ramsey. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
SILK Arthur
Private 40265, 13th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died of wounds 31st March 1918. Born St Ives, enlisted Bedford, resident Ramsey. Buried in Etretat Churchyard Extension, Seine-Maritime, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.  
SINCLAIR William
Private 30331, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Age 19. Born and resident Ramsey heights, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Daniel Sinclair, Ramsey Heights. Formerly 1614, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
SMITHDALE Ernest Alfred
Private 10173, 10th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 15th September 1916. Age 20. Born Acle, Norfolk, enlisted Peterborough, resident Ramsey St Marys. Son of Alfred & Elizabeth Smithdale, 21 Stan Lane, Ramsey. Formerly 22678, Northamptonshire Regiment. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France.  See also Ramsey Memorial. 
SUTTON Leonard
Private 43051, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th September 1916. Born and resident Ramsey, enlisted Huntingdon. Formelry 1077 Hunts Cyclists. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.    See also Ramsey Memorial. 
SWALES George
Private 19479, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th December 1915. Age 23. Born and resident Ramsey St MAry, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Mrs Susan Swales, Ramsey St Mary. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. See also Ramsey Memorial.
TIBBLES William
Private 49778, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1918. Born and resident Ramsey, enlisted Huntingdon. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. See also Ramsey Memorial.
WHITE George Herbert
Private 32772, 187th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 10th February 1917 in Mesopotamia. Born and resident Ramsey, enlisted Huntingdon. Formerly 1026, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. See also Ramsey Memorial.
WHITWELL Russell
Private G/14908, 13th Battalion, (3rd South Downs), Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 13th September 1916. Born Ramsey, enlisted Pondersbridge. Buried in Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps. Also listed on Pondersbridge memorial and also Ramsey Memorial.
WILSON Jess
Private 23739, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th September 1917.  Born, resident and enlisted Ramsey. See also Ramsey Memorial. 
WOOD Arthur
Private 26123, 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 3th September 1916. Born and enlisted Ramsey St Mary. Formerly 26016 Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Also listed on Pondersbridge memorial and also Ramsey Memorial.

Further brass plaque in the church.

In memory of
Arthur HUBBARD, Pte., 2nd Bt. Grenadier Guards
Henry FLOWERS, Trp., 34th Imperial Yeomanry
[4th Hunts Volunteer Bt. on
Huntingdon Boer War memorial]
Who lost their lives during the South African War 1899-1902

Last updated 18 October, 2007

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