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DEANSHANGER - Roll of Honour

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Copyright © 2003 - Transcribed Carolynn Langley; researched Martin Edwards

The memorial takes the form of a stone cross which stands in the grounds of Holy Trinity Church, Deanshanger.

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Carolynn Langley 2003

1914 - 1919
TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD
THEY DIED FOR US
TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN HONOUR AND GRATEFUL
REMEMBRANCE OF THE FOLLOWING MEN OF THE PARISH
WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR.

ARIES James John

Private 7026, 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died in England [SDGW states 30th] Sunday 16th January 1916. Age 31. Born Deanshanger, enlisted Northampton. Son of Joseph and Zilpha Aries, of 9, York Rd., Stony Stratford, Bucks; husband of Gertrude Annie Aries of The Orchards, Appleshaw, Andover. Buried in FORT PITT MILITARY CEMETERY, Kent. Grave 1358.

ARIES William

Private 10128, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died of wounds Sunday 22nd August 1915 at Gallipoli. Age 29. Born Frankford, Oxfordshire, enlisted London. Son of Joseph and Tilpah Aries, of The Folly, Wicken, Northants. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220.

BARBY Fred Charles Edward

Private 202218, 4th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action Friday 28th December 1917. Born and enlisted Deanshanger. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 to 54 and 162A

BARBY [Joseph] William

Private 26394, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 5th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 33. Born Wicken, Bucks, enlisted Northampton. Son of William and Eliza Barby, of Mount Mill Cottages, Deanshanger. Buried in TANNAY BRITISH CEMETERY, THIENNES, Nord, France. Plot 5. Row B. Grave 6.

BERRONS F T

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CAPEL[L] Arthur George Coningsby

[Spelt CAPELL on CWGC and SDGW] Captain, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 12th March 1915. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30

DUMBLETON

William

Private TR8/10010, 7th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died at home Wednesday 31st March 1917. Age 18. Born Potterspury, enlisted Bletchley, resident Deanshanger. Son of Robert and M. Dumbleton, of 5, Church Terrace, Deanshanger. Buried close to West end of church in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, DEANSHANGER (or Denshanger), Northamptonshire.

On separate stone at back of church

TR8/10010 PRIVATE
W. DUMBLETON
DORSET REGIMENT
31ST MARCH 1917 AGED 18
+
PEACE PERFECT PEACE

FODDY William Henry

Corporal 54886, 6th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds received, on 4th November 1917, on Wednesday 6th [SDGW states 5th] November 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Deanshanger, enlisted Bletchley, resident Stony Stratford. Son of Arthur Henry and Sarah E Foddy, of The Merrymouth Inn, Fifield, Milton-under-Wychwood, Oxon. Native of Deanshanger. Formerly 19878, Northamptonshire Regiment. Buried in PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Grave III. B. 5.

FORD David

Private G/87119, 16th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds Monday 17th February 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Alsfield, Oxfordshire, enlisted Northampton, resident Deanshanger.. Formerly G/30921, Northamptonshire Regiment. Buried in LE CATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave V. C. 1.

FRANKLIN William

Private 28441, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 28th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Deanshanger, enlisted Northampton. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.

GRANT Albert

Private 8922, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died Tuesday 31st October 1916 in Mesopotamia. Age 28. Born Passentran, Northamptonshire, enlisted Bicester, Oxfordshire, resident Stony Stratford. Son of James and Ellen Grant, of Deanshanger. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 26 and 63.

HENSON B

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PITTAM Samuel

Private 7095, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 9th May 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Passenham, Stony Stratford, enlisted Towcester. Buried in AUBERS RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, AUBERS, Nord, France. Grave III. B. 10.

TAYLOR S

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WHITEHEA C

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1939 - 1945

BROWN G

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JAMES Lorraine James George

Third Engineer Officer, S.S. Haiching (Hong Kong), Merchant Navy. Died Saturday 2nd October 1943. Age 27. Son of James Wynn James and Elene Rosa James, of Deanshanger. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 54.

LEHRLE Doris M

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PERKINS S

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RATCLIFFE George Stephen

Private 5955820, 1st Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Thursday 1st March 1945. Age 24. Son of Thomas and Lilian Ratcliffe; husband of Cynthia Caterine Ratcliffe, of Bletchley, Buckinghamshire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Grave 62. E. 5.

RATCLIFFE Donald Douglas

Ordinary Seaman P/JX 275706, H.M.S. Culver, Royal Navy. Died Saturday 31st January 1942. Son of Eli and Alice Mary Ratcliffe, of Old Stratford, Northamptonshire. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 66, Column 1.

TAPP Charles Algernon

[Listed as A C on memorial] Private 13095804, Pioneer corps attached Suffolk Regiment. Died Tuesday 5th August 1941. Age 37. Son of Charles Edmund and Beatrice Tapp, of Potterspury; husband of Violet Amelia Tapp, of Old Stratford, Buckinghamshire. Buried in ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH CEMETERY, POTTERSPURY, Northamptonshire.

24 August 2003

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