War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
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memorial is located at the junction of Broadway and Shepperton Road,
on a small island in the carriageway, Laleham. The memorial takes the
form of a brick and stone base surmounted by tapering shaft and cross
that as has an ornate carved design on it; the names can be found in
relief on the tablets on three sides of the plinth; there is a foliate
design carved on the front face of the cross with ram carved at the
centre of the cross piece. There are 10 names for World War 1 and 17
names for World War 2.
Copyright © Russell Edwards 2012
1914 - 1918
61837, 121st Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died Friday
9 February 1917. Aged 28. Born and resident Laleham, enlisted Staines,
Middlesex. Son of Edward William and Catherine Jane Attfield, of
High Elms Lodge, Laleham, Middlesex. Attested at Staines 25 October
1915, aged 26 years 333 days, a labourer, religious denomination
Church of England, unmarried, height 5 feet 9 inches, chest 35½
inches, joined at Dover 27 October 1915, posted 5 November 1915,
posted 2 depot 3 February 1916, posted overseas 9 February 1916.
Buried in ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI, Pas de Calais,
France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 25.
3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action Monday 14 September
1914. Aged 27. Son of Major-General the Hon. C.E. Bingham, C.V.O.,
C.B.; husband of Lady Rosabelle M. Bingham. No known grave. Commemorated
on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 2,
DAVID CECIL, Lieut., 3rd Battn. Coldstream Guards, yr.
s. of Major-General the Hon. Cecil Edward Bingham, C.V.O.,
C.B., by his wife, Rose Ellinor, dau. of the late James Alexander
Guthrie, of Craigie, co. Forfar;. and gdson. of George, 4th Earl
of Lucan, K.P. ; b. 18 March, 1887 ; educ. Eton, and
the Royal Military College, Sandhurst ; was gazetted 2nd Lieut.
Coldstream Guards 29 Aug. 1906, and promoted Lieut. 14 March,
1909, being Adjutant to his regiment from 1 July, 1911, to 14
Jan. 1912 ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and
Flanders, and was killed in action at the Battle of the Aisne
14 Sept. 1914. He m. 12 Feb. 1912, Rosabelle Millicent
St. Clair-Erskine, only dau. of James Francis Harry, 5th Earl
of Rosslyn, and had a dau., Rose, b. 1913.
from Bond Of Sacrifice: Officers Died In The Great War 1914-1916,
Volume 1, Page 32:
DAVID CECIL BINGHAM, 3rd BATTN. COLDSTREAM GUARDS, who
was killed in action on the 14th September, 1914, during the battle
of the Aisne, was the younger son of Major-General the Hon. C.
E. Bingham, C.V.O., C.B. (second son of the 4th Earl of Lucan),
now Commanding the 1st Cavalry Division, British Expeditionary
Force. He was born on the 18th March, 1887, and was educated at
Eton, and the R.M.C., Sandhurst, receiving his commission in the
Coldstream Guards in August, 1906, and becoming Lieu-tenant in
March, 1909. In July, 1911, he was appointed Adjutant of his battalion.
Lieutenant Bingham married, in 1912, Lady Rosabelle Millicent
St. Clair-Erskine, only daughter of the 5th Earl of Rosslyn, and
left a daughter. Rose, born 1913.
6612, 16th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own).
Killed in action Thursday 21 March 1918. Born and resident Laleham,
enlisted Aldershot, Hampshire. Married Lily Taylor in 1916 in Staines
Registration District. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Laleham,
resident with his widowed grandmother, at The Common, Village, Laleham,
Staines, Middlesex. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born laleham,
unmarried, visiting in Laleham, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated
on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 81 to 84.
2548, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds in the
Northampton Registration District Monday 20 August 1917. Aged 24.
Born Witham, Essex, enlisted Egham, Surrey. Son of Henry James and
Caroline Chaplin, of Bridge St., Witham. His younger brother Harry
Chaplin also fell. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Witham,
Essex, resident with his parents at Victoria Cottage, Witham, Braintree,
Essex. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Essex, an Domestic
Under Chauffer, boarding at High Barn, Bothy, Godalming Rural, Surrey.
He attested at Egham on 4 September 1914, aged 21, occupation Driver,
born Witham, Essex, height 5 feet 8 inches, chest 39 inches, weight
153 lbs. Buried in North-West part of WITHAM (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD,
Essex. Also commemorated on Witham All Saints memorial.
states Royal Air Force] Second Lieutenant, 15th Squadron, Royal
Flying Corps and 5th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died of
wounds received in action 5 March 1918, wounded 1 March 1918. Born
28 May 1898 and baptised 20 November 1898 at Walthamstow, Essex,
son of William henry and Avis Fear. Attended Windsor Street Church
of England / Council School, Chertsey (infants) School in 1901.
In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Walthamstow, Essex, resident
with his widowed mother at Beeton Croft Villas, Stepgates, Chertsey,
Surrey. Next of kin Miss Avis Dear, of 6, Kensington Square, London
S.W., his sister. Passed as pilot 9 May 1917. Buried in ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT
ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT, Somme, France. Plot X. Row A.
SE/21633, 4th Veterinary Hospital, Royal Army Veterinary Corps.
Died 28 September 1916. Born Great Eccleston, Lancashire, enlisted
Staines. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.
Plot E. Row 5. Grave 18.
G/17348, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action
Wednesday 3 April 1918. Born Ashford, Middx. (sic), enlisted Staines.
Son of Frederick and Emily Honey, of Laleham. In the 1901 census
he was aged 3, born Ashford, Middlesex, resident with his parents,
Frederick and Emily Honey, in Ashford Road, Village, Laleham, Staines,
Middlesex. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Laleham, at school,
resident with his parents in Laleham, Middlesex. No known grave.
Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 46 and 47.
26331, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).
Killed in action Sunday 23 July 1916. Born, circa 1889, and resident
Laleham, enlisted Staines. Son of George and Jane Mason, of Laleham.
In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Laleham, resident with his
parents, on The Common, Village, Laleham, Staines, Middlesex. In
the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Laleham, a Domestic Gardener,
unmarried, resident with his parents, George and Jane Mason, on
Laleham Common, Laleham, Middlesex. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY,
LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row M. Grave 1.
states Trooper, Kent Yeomanry] Lance Corporal 13355, 3rd/1st Battalion
Mounted Rifles, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds (general
blood poisoning) Saturday 19 May 1917 while a Prisoner of War of
the Germans, first taken 30 March 1916. Aged 27. Born Lausanne,
Switzerland, enlisted Hounslow, Middx., resident Ashford, Middx.
Son of Juiles Stauffer, of Lallsanne, Switzerland; husband of Margaret
Grace Stauffer (nee Lint), of 24, Sutherland Avenue, Sunbury-on-Thames,
Middlesex, married 15 April 1914 in Paddington, one son, Robert
Cecil Stauffer born 14 November 1915. In the 1911 census he was
aged 22, born Lausanne, single, a servant (Footman), resident 36,
Queen's Gate Terrace, Kensington, London. Attested 24 July 1916
at Hounslow, resident Cloutrig, Chesterfield Road, Ashford, Middlesex,
aged 25 years 8 months, occupation Butler, married, height 5 feet
9¾ inches, chest 36½ inches, weight 133 lbs. Buried
in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot
XVI. Row A. Grave 15.
F.T.3707, 1/8th (T.F.) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex
Regiment). Killed in action Monday 17 July 1916. Aged 19. Born Banbury,
Oxon, enlisted Hounslow, Middlesex, resident Laleham. Brother of
Mrs. R. Crouch, of 39, Upper Heath Rd., St. Albans. No known grave.
Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face
12 D and 13 B.
5390105, 7th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.
Died Thursday 11 November 1943. Aged 23. Born and resident Middlesex.
Buried in CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XIX. Row A. Grave 4.
100232, 153 (The Leicestershire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal
Artillery. Died Thursday 14 September 1944. Aged 31. Son of Austin
Charles and Annie Mary Brown; husband of Elizabeth Lawson Brown,
of Shepperton, Middlesex. Buried in BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY, Brussels
- Capital Region, Belgium. Plot X. Row 22. Grave 15.
George S Clayton, Ordinary Seaman D/SSX 32685, H.M.S. "Decoy",
Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 13 November 1940. Buried in ALEXANDRIA
(CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section N. Grave
1280945, 65 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Saturday
13 September 1941. Aged 20. Son of Arthur William John and Henrietta
Donaldson, of Staines. Buried in LALEHAM (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD,
Middlesex. Plot 11. Row A. Grave 3.
Leader 24252, 101 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died Saturday 11 July
1942. Aged 34. Son of Frederick Charles and Fredericka Carlotta
Freeman; husband of Betty Gordon Freeman, of Laleham, Middlesex.
No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel
further information currently available
Lieutenant 103038, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Thursday
17 february 1944. Aged 22. Son of Geoffrey Rogers Long and Irene
Joyce Stewart Long, of Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex. Buried in TRENTON
(ST. GEORGE'S) CEMETERY, Ontario, Canada. Lot 1. Plot 203. Grave
1384606, 15 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Tuesday
2 March 1943. Aged 19. Son of Herbert and Madeline Moss, of Staines,
Middlesex. Buried in BAARDERADEEL (SCHILLAARD) GENERAL CEMETERY,
Friesland, Netherlands. Grave 4.
1377442, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Wednesday 30 December
1942. Aged 34. Son of Donald Tracy Newbegin, and of Mary Nwbegin
(nee Wadham), of Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex. A.R.C.O. No known
grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 90.
1256373, 75 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Monday
29 June 1942. Aged 25. Son of Joseph Harold and Alice Maud Quin;
husband of Margaret Quin. Buried in LALEHAM (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD,
Middlesex. Plot 11. Row B. Grave 1.
Officer, M.V. Inverdargle (Glasgow), Merchant Navy. Died Tuesday
16 January 1940. Aged 36. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER
HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 58.
Officer 160011, 237 (Rhodesia) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer
Reserve. Died Saturday 11 March 1944. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL,
Egypt . Column 279.
3392720, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps (A.A.C.).
Died Wednesday 11 November 1942. Aged 29. Buried in GIBRALTAR (NORTH
FRONT) CEMETERY, Gibraltar . Plot 2. Row E. Joint grave 9.
Boy, S.S. Caleb Sprague (London), Merchant Navy. Died Monday 31
January 1944. Aged 18. Son of Harcourt Milton Reid and Sara Elisabeth
Reid, of Laleham, Staines, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated
on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 22.
7011515, 2nd Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles. Died Wednesday 1 November
1944. Aged 32. Son of George William and Margaret Schofield, of
Laleham, Middlesex. Buried in VENRAY WAR CEMETERY, Limburg, Netherlands.
Plot III. Row A. Grave 1.
4750970, 23 Ammunition Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died
25 March 1944. Son of Edward and Sarah Turner; husband of Doris
Turner. of Staines. Middlesex. Buried in FAYID WAR CEMETERY, Egypt.
Plot 2. Row C. Grave 8.
Lieutenant 70724, Royal Air Force. Died Saturday 21 June 1941. Aged
35. Son of Percy Edmund and Harriett Mary Wesson, of Warwick; husband
of Joan Alice Wesson, of Laleham, Middlesex. Buried in WARWICK CEMETERY,
Warwickshire. Section 162. Consecrated Grave 22.
29 September, 2017