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CLOPTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2003

The Clopton Roll of Honour sat in the vestry and is in a distraught state. Those who died were marked with a . There is now a newly printed and framed roll of honour just inside the main door.

Photograph Copyright © Liz Carter 2003

  Army
  BUCKLEY Sidney Earl 2nd Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Promoted 1st Lieutenant 1st June 1915.
BUCKLEY Thomas W Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps. Promoted to .......................
CRONK William Guy [Listed as GW on Roll] 2nd Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) attached King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action in Flanders Monday 26th October 1914. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12 and 14
  DRAGE Arthur Royal Field Artillery
DRAGE Charles Private 7192, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Flanders Thursday 17th September 1914. Age 25. Born TRhurning, Northamptonshire, enlisted Thrapston, Northamptonshire. Son of the late Charles and Lizzie Drage, of Clapton, Thrapston, Northants.; husband of Mrs. Elsie Edwards (formerly Drage). Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
  DRAGE John Australian Contingent
  HEIGHTON Geo Ed 1st Life Guards. Promoted 2nd Corporal March 1915.
HOWE Harry [Listed as HOW on SDGW and CWGC] Private 13921, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in France 13th August 1915. Age 25. Born Ramsey, Huntingdonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of Frederick Henry and Elizabeth How, of Great Gidding, Peterborough. Buried in CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Grave G. 18.
  HOWE Thomas L 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment
  LYFORD Chas Royal Engineers.
  SMITH Arthur 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment.
  SMITH Percy Sergeant Major, Royal Garrison Artillery. Wounded in Flanders August 9th 1914.
  THODAY Ernest A 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment.
  UTHWATT Louis A Lieutenant, 3rd Northamptonshire Regiment.
      Navy
  [F]OSTER Joseph Charles Petty Officer, H.M.S. "Britannia"
HOWE John Mine Sweeper "Alexander". Missing. Not listed on CWGC.

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