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STANMORE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled & Copyright © Dai Bevan 2008

The memorial is situated at the junction of Old Church Lane, Uxbridge Road and Church Road within the churchyard of St John the Evangelist Church. It is in the form of a Celtic Cross on a square plinth, the whole mounted on a three-step base. The dedication and names are on cast plates fixed to the plinth. There are 57 names for World War 1 only. The memorial was dedicated by Rev. S F L Bernays and unveiled by Brigadier general J H Abbot Anderson on 22nd July 1920. The site cost £700.

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1914-1918
REMEMBER WITH THANKSGIVING THE
TRUE AND FAITHFUL MEN WHO IN THESE
YEARS OF WAR WENT FORTH FROM THIS
PLACE FOR GOD AND THE RIGHT.
THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO RETURNED
NOT AGAIN ARE HERE INSCRIBED TO
BE HONOURED FOR EVERMORE

Their Name Liveth for Evermore.

BODIMEADE

Harry

Rifleman 46720, 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 13th September 1918. Aged 23. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Edgware. Son of William and Mary Ann Bodimeade, of 6, Green Lane Cottage, Green Lane, Stanmore, Middx. Buried in GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIII. Row B. Grave 12.

BOOTH

John

No further information currently

BOSTOCK

Hugh

probably Hugh William BOSTOCK, Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th June 1915. Aged 28. Son of Mr. J. H. and Mrs. C. S. Bostock. Buried in ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 14.

BOZIER

Alfred [William]

Private G/37881, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Aged 26. Born Stanmore, enlisted Tottenham, resident Wealdstone. Son of Alfred William and Agnes Bozier; husband of Jennie Marie Bozier, of 63, Peel Rd., Wealdstone, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 14 and 15.

BRINKMAN

Albert [Thomas]

Guardsman 17179, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 11th October 1915. Aged 19. Born Stanmore, enlisted Willesden. Son of Charles Henry and Ellen Brinkman, of Brewery Cottages, Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 to 7.

BUTLER

Harry

Private T.F.2022, 1st/9th (T.F.) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died in India 12th April 1915. Aged 23. Born Kingclere, Hampshire, enlisted Willesden, resident Great Stanmore. Son of William and Elizabeth Butler, of 3 Banbury Cottages, Church Rd., Great Stanmore, London. Buried in Dinapore No. 3 Cemetery and commemorated on MADRAS 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL, CHENNAI, India. face 20.

CHALKER

Edward [George]

Private 67171, 2nd/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died 28th September 1917. Aged 19. Son of George and Sarah Chalker, of 1, Chart Cottages, Stanmore, Middx. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row F. Grave II. *** Not found on SDGW **

CHAPMAN

[Joe] Ernest

Private 26683, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 13th November 1916. Aged 34. Born Horningshaw, Wiltshire, enlisted Harrow, resident Stanmore. Son of Martha Chapman, of Longleat Lodge, Horningsham, Warminster, Wilts, and the late William Chapman. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 2.

CHARLES

Leslie Stafford

Captain, 60th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and 6th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died 30th July 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Stafford Charles, of Woodside House, Chenies, Bucks. Born at Stanmore, Middlesex. Buried in ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row L. Grave 3.

CLIBBON

George

No further information currently

COOK

Thomas

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DARKINS

Harry

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DOBBINSON

Arthur

[Listed as Dobinson on SDGW & CWGC] Private G/10714, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 8th October 1916. Aged 27. Born Edgware, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Stanmore. Son of the late William and Annie Dobinson; husband of Alice May Wakerley (formerly Dobinson), of Church Rd., Great Stanmore, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

DOBIE, D.S.O. M.C.

James Jardine

Captain, 3rd (King's Own) Hussars. Killed in action 30th September 1918. Aged 41. Son of the Rev. W. Jardine Dobie and Margaret Hamilton Veitch, his wife, of Kinghorn, Fife; husband of Antoinette Wilhelmina Laura Jardine Dobie (nee Rouillard), of "Glassmount," Kirkcaldy, Fife. Awarded the Distiguished Conduct medal (D.S.O.) and Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in MARCOING BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 33.

FEIST

Phillip [Charles]

Lance Corporal G/7193, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 2nd July 1916. Born Heywoods heath, Sussex, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Stanmore. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

FENSOME

Arthur

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FENSOME

William

Private G/2457, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 29th September 1918. Born Stanmore, enlisted Harrow. Buried in VILLERS HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-GUISLAIN, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 21.

FOSTER

James [John]

Driver T4/186008, Royal Army Service Corps attached Expeditionary Force Canteens. Died in Mesopotamia 19th July 1917. Born Stanmore, enlisted Harrow, resident Edgware. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XV. Row A. Grave 13.

FREEMAN

Richard [Henry Hawtin]

Rifleman 393632, 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 24th August 1918. Enlisted London, resident Stanmore. Formerly 5086, 8th Battalion, London Regiment. Buried in BRAY VALE BRITISH CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 12.

GAIR

Henry B

No further information currently

GARLAND

Jack

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GOLDSMITH

Charles

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GOOD

Frederick 'Fred' [Walter]

Private 3274, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 8th May 1915. Aged 26. Born Stanmore, enlisted Hendon. Son of Thomas and Clara Ellen Good, of Stamnore Hill, Great Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34.

GRAINGE

Fred

No further information currently

GULLAND

Frederick Ker

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HEADING

Charles [Edward]

Corporal 67251, 46th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 3rd October 1918. Aged 34. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Harrow. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Heading, of Stanmore, Middx.; husband of Mrs. N. S. Tingey (formerly Heading), of 24, Dundee Rd., Midway, Swadlincote, Burton-on-Trent. Formerly 36445, Devonshire Regiment. Buried in BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 3.

HEADING

William

Private G/11282, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18th November 1916. Born, enlisted and resident Stanmore. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D.

HILL

John 'Jack' [Attwood]

Private G/9051, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 25th April 1916. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Mill Hill. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot C. Row 3. Grave 9.

HODGE

Arthur [Percy]

Private G/23022, 10th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 18th August 1917. Aged 33. Born West Malling, Kent, enlisted London, resident Stanmore. Son of Thomas Hodge, of Malling, Kent; husband of Gertrude M. Hodge, of "Westfield", 68, Underdale Rd., Shrewsbury. Formerly T4/160042, Army Ordnance Corps. Buried in BERTENACRE MILITARY CEMETERY, FLETRE, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 6.

HOLFORD

Edward [James]

Private 57638, 2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (Territorial) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1918. Aged 28. Born Great Stanmore, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Stanmore. Husband of Mary Ann Holford, of 6, Hillside Cottages, Church Rd., Stanmore, Middx. Formerly 34934, Middlesex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9.

HOLLAND

William

Able Seaman J/10215, H.M.S. Princess Irene, Royal Navy. Lost when the ship blew up off Sheerness 27th May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Frederick Joseph and Elizabeth Holland, of 3, Kirby Cottages, Church Rd., Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 7.

HUMPHREY

William

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KENNEDY

Cyril

Lance Corporal P.S. 330, 16th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 3rd March 1917. Aged 19. Born Stanmore, enlisted Kilburn. Son of James Edward and Elizabeth Jane Kennedy, of 1, Elm Terrace, Stanmore. Buried in south-west corner of ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, GREAT STANMORE, Middlesex.

KING

Gale

Sergeant 79759, "A" Battery, 57th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in Salonika 6th November 1916. Aged 24. Born Stanmore, enlisted Liverpool. Son of Albert and Charlotte King, of Stanmore, Middx.; husband of Annie Beatrice King, of 76, Fitz-Harris Avenue, Winton, Bournemouth. Buried in STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot II. Row C. Grave 2.

KNIGHT

Herbert [Edward]

Private SPTS/661, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 21st July 1916. Aged 22. Born Hampstead, enlisted London, resident Stanmore. Son of Charles James and Charlotte Rosina Knight, of 4, Kirby Cottages, Church Rd., Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

LANE

Gilbert

Private G/7133, 3rd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own 9Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 27th September 1915. Aged 20. Born Thornford, Dorsetshire, enlisted Mill Hill. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 99 to 101.

MEAD

Fred

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MORGAN

Herbert Henry

Gunner 33202, "A" Battery, 177th Briagde, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 11th June 1918. Aged 33. Born Watford, enlisted Woolwich, London S.E. Husband of Mrs. D. Morgan, of 1, Kirby Cottages, Church Rd., Stanmore, Middx. Buried in AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 28.

ODELL

Ernest

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PARKER

Charles

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PARKER

Wilfred

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PASCOE

Walter

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PEER

Edmund Faithful

Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion (Territorial), East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4 and 5.

RAINBOW

William

No further information currently

ROLPH

Benjamin

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ROWLEY, MM

Frederick

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SEWELL

Harry

Private? G/18317, 11th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 7th January 1916. Aged 27. Born St John's, Deptford, London S.E., resident and enlisted Stanmore. Husband of Mrs. E. L. Paintain (formerly Sewell), of Green Lane, Great Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47.

SMITH

Frederick 'Fred' [James]

Private G/1696, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 28th June 1916. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Willesden. Buried in NORFOLK CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 76.

SMITH

William

No further information currently

SNARE

Thomas [Daniel Josiah]

Private G/5171, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18th April 1915. Born Bushey, Hertfordshire, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Stanmore. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47.

SNOWDEN

Harold Jackson

Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps and 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 11th August 1917. Son of Mrs. Snowden, of The Chantrey, Stanmore, Middlesex. Buried in HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY, London. Grave referncde: WB 567.

SNOWDEN

Stanley Jackson

Captain, 9th Battalion (Territorial), Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 26th March 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panel 42.

TOLMAN

Charles

Private 5121, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 7th July 1916. Aged 23. Born Stanmore, enlisted London, resident Watford. Son of Mr. C. T. Tolman, of Chandos Cottage, Great Stanmore, Middx. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 105.

TOMPKINS

[Alfred] James

Private G/87289, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 8th October 1918. Aged 19. Born Stanmore, enlisted and resident Harrow. Son of Edwin and Emily Tompkins, of Brewery Cottages, Little Common, Great Stanmore, Middx. Formerly 71297, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in MASNIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, MARCOING, Nord, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 15.

WAINWRIGHT

Geoffrey

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WEBB

[Douglas] Herbert 'Bertie'

Private 3276, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 10th March 1916. Born Stanmore, enlisted Hendon. No known grave. Commmeorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 65 to 67.

WEST

Frederick 'Fred' [Walter]

Sergeant T.F.315438, 32nd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died in United KIngdom 17th February 1918. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Willesden. Buried in GORLESTON CEMETERY, GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk. Grave reference F. 13. 346.

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