Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion

EARLS BARTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Copyright © 2004 - Transcribed Claire Langley; researched Martin Edwards

The memorial is situated in front of the church of All Saints in the town of Earls Barton and is weathered/corroded and hard to read on the west side. It takes the form of a single-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a crenellated octagonal plinth with inscription panel spaces between crenellations; a further stepped octagonal sectioned plinth stands on the lower level with an octagonal sectioned column and cross, rising from it; the memorial is a Grade II listed building. There are 73 names for World War 1 and 13 for World War 2.

Photograph Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2004

THIS MEMORIAL HAS BEEN RAISED
BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN
GREATFUL MEMORY OF THOSE
MEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO
FOUGHT AND FELL IN THE
GREAT WAR FOR FREEDOM
AND RIGHT 1914 - 1918
+
THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
AND THESE STONES SHALL, BE
FOR A MEMORIAL FOREVER

ABBOTT

Bert Wilfred

Private 13060, "C" Company, 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 1 November 1917. Aged 22. Son of William and Annie Abbott, of Park St., Earls Barton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 1068.

ABBOTT

Douglas Leo

[Listed as Douglas Leno ABBOTT on SDGW] Private G/63449, 2nd/4th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 31 August 1918. Aged 19. Born and resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Kettering, Northamptonshire. Son of Alice Maud Abbott, of King St., Earls Barton, Northampton, and the late Cpl. T. G. Abbott. Buried in LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row A. Grave 4.

ABBOTT

Edward Daniel

Private 16008, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of self inflicted wounds 5 March 1919. Born 28 March 1887 Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Attested 15 September 1914 in Northampton, aged 27 years 6 months, a Shoeing Smith by trade, posted 16 September 1914, posted 5th Battalion 7 October 1914, appointed Battalion Shoeing Smith 21 May 1915. Buried in AUBERCHICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 14.

ABBOTT

Walter Fred

Gunner 86574, Fourth Army Pool, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 20 November 1916. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Row W. Grave 28.

AGUTTER

Francis

Private 24139, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 13 November 1918. Aged 40. Son of the late Robert Agutter, of Earls Barton; husband of Nellie Agutter, of Station Rd., Earls Barton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 43.

AUSTIN

Septimus

Lance Corporal 20600, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 September 1916. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

BAILEY

Horace Leonard

Able Seaman (Lance Corporal) R/5209, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 30 December 1917. Born 12 September 1885 in Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of George Bailey, of Mount Pleasant, Earls Barton, Northants. Joined 19 July 1917 and went to France in October; previously worked for Messrs. A. barker and Sons. Buried in FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 20.

BARKER

Frederick Austin aka Fred

Private 23789, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 March 1917. Enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Attested 7 September 1915 in Northampton, aged 19 years 9 months, resident Kings Street, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, shoe hand by trade (Clicker in Shoe Factory), single, height 5 feet 8 inches, weight 132lbs, chest 35 inches. Brother of Thomas Barker, of King Street, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Posted Depot 8 September 1915, posted 6th Battalion, 13 July 1916, transferred to Machine Gun Corps 6 March 1916, return transferred to 6th Battalion 9 March 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

BEDFORD

Harry

Private

BLACKWELL

John William

[Memorial states Lance Corporal] Private 291866, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 19 April 1917. Aged 38. Born Earls Barton, resident 7a Victoria St, Earls Barton. Son of Francis and Mary Ann Blackwell, of Earls Barton; husband of Lizzie Jane Blackwell, of 7A, Victoria St., Earls Barton. Northamptonshire. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row J. Grave 10.

BLUNT

Reginald

Private

BRAWN

Cyril Frederick

Private 62613, 1st/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 12 October 1918. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Kettering. Buried in NOYELLES-SUR-SELLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave 2.

BULLOCK

Clarence William

[Listed as William on SDGW] Private 13057, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1916. Aged 22. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of William and Bertha Maria Bullock, of Doddington Rd., Earls Barton. Northamptonshire. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row L. Grave 15.

CARTER

George James

Private 12890, 25th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action in East Africa 18 August 1917. Aged 28. Born and resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Son of James Carter. Born at Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Went out April, 1915 having been in the U.S.A. for four years previous to joining up. Previously worked for Mr. Fred Spencer, of Earls Barton. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 5. Row M. Grave 4.

Mentioned in Northampton Chronicle and Echo 25/26 September 1917.

CHARLES

Arthur Ernest

Private 16783, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 October 1918. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 13.

CHARLES

Frederick William

Private 32215, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 September 1918. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY, Aisne, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 1.

CHARLES

Walter A

Private 12842, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 October 1916. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

CLARKE

Walter James

Private 9149, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 March 1915. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.

COOK

Alfred

Private 228149, 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment attached to 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers formerly 8687, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 October 1917. Aged 19. Born and resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of Alfred and Esther Cook, of Wellingboro' Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148 to 150.

CROSS

Frederick

Private TF/201761, 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 29 July 1918. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in OULCHY-LE-CHATEAU CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 9.

DUNKLEY

Silas [William]

Private 31332, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 22 November 1917. Aged 20. Son of William and Elizabeth Dunkley, of 16, Sunny Side, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 104 to 105.

Extract from Northampton Chronicle and Echo 11 December 1917:

Dunkley, Pte. S. S. (20), Northants, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Dunkley, Sunnyside, Earls Barton, killed in action on Nov. 22, 1917; joined in Nov., 1914, and went to France in Dec., 1916; was an old Northampton Town and County Schoolboy, and before enlisting was on the stff of Mr. G. R. Bishop, clerk to the Borough Magistrates.

EDMUNDS

George Thomas

[Listed as EDMONDS on CWGC] Lance Corporal G/11348, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 13 April 1917. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in TANK CEMETERY, GUEMAPPE, Pas de Calais, France. Row A. Grave 8.

Mentioned in the Northampton Mercury 11 May 1917 and Northampton Chronicle and Echo 10 May 1917.

EDMUNDS

Percy J

Private 13096, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 November 1917. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated at CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 8.

EDWARDS

Albert

Petty Officer Stoker 303481, "Opal," Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 12 January 1918. Aged 38. Born 26 March 1882 in Northampton. Son of George Edwards, of Artisan Terrace, London Road, Earls Barton, Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 29.

EDWARDS

Frank Reginald

Private 20572, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 July 1916. Aged 18. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of Frank and Emma C. Edwards, of 36, Broad St., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

ELDERTON

Oscar H

Private 40689, 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Died 29 September 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Elderton, of 36, Dowthorpe End, Earls Barton, Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 70 to 72.

ESSOM

Harold William

Private 37967, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1918. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of William S and Alice Essom, of Prince Street, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Attested 5 March 1917, aged 17 years 11 months (born 31 Mar), shoe worker by trade, resident Prince Street, Earls Barton, height 5 feet 7½ inches, weight 142lbs, chest 37 inches, single. With 30th Training Reserve Battalion, transferred 3rd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment 21 February 1918, embarked France 2 April 1918, posted 8th Battalion, posted 12th Battalion 6 April 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 79 to 80 and 163A.

GARNER

Walter Percy

Second Lieutenant, 18th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died 13 April 1918. Aged 27. Son of Walter and Ellen Garner, of Leicester Cottage, Park St., Earl's Barton; husband of Gladys Winifred Annie Garner, of 2, Northampton Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY, ROCLINCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row M. Grave 3.

GARRETT

Arthur  

Private 25014, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 25 September 1916. Aged 20. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Garrett, of Station Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 15.

GOLDING

Fredrick aka Fred

Private 12816, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 May 1915. Aged 23. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of Henry Golding, of 19, King St., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.

GOLDING

Henry aka Harry

Private 204480, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) formerly 203086, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wound 4 April 1918. Husband of Emily Golding, of London End, Easrls Barton, Wellingborough. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Attested 12 September 1915 at Wellingborugh, medical examination 11 December 1915 in Earls Barton, aged 26 years 1 months, Boot Operative by trade, height 5 feet 8½ inches, 131lbs, chest 34 inches. Transferred to 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters 11 April 1917, in Bath War Hospital with shrapnel wounds 20 October 1917 to 10 November 1917, then in Convalescent Hospital, Wearde camp. Saltash, Cornwall 10 November 1917 to 15 December 1917 Originally enlisted in Territorials 12 September 1915, 1361, Northamptonshire Regiment, embodied for service 5 August 1914 to 7 December 1914, appointed paid Lance Corporal 8 December 1914 to 12 September 1915, discharged 12 September 1915. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXIX. Row C. Grave 4A.

GOODE

William [Norton]

Private A/4089, 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed in action 24 September 1916. Aged 25. Born 10 September 1891 In Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of Frederick W. and Hannah Goode, of 15, New Street, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire Bootmaker by trade. Single. Attested 12 April 1915 in Toronto, aged 23 years 6 months, height 5 feet 7½ inches, weight 145lbs, chest 33 inches, fair complexion, blue eyes, red hair, religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3622 - 18

JOHNSON

Frank

Private 22655, 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died on service in United Kigdom 4 March 1916. Aged 29. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Son of Henry and Mary Ann Johnson; husband of Ellen Elizabeth Johnson, of Doddington Rd., Earls Barton. Born at Earls Barton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 1079.

LABRUM

Horace [George]

Private 32213, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 September 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Labrum, of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Previously worked for Knight, Wagstaff and Co. Buried in BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 7.

Mentioned in Northampton Mercury 25 October 1918

LINE

Amos

Private 12939, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Line, of 5, Mount Pleasant, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.

LINE

King C

Private 20583, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 June 1916. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Nio known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

MACKINTOSH

Kenneth

[Spelt McIntosh on SDGW] Private 205065, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment formerly 2018, Northamptonshire Yeomanry. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Northampton. Youngest son of Ritchie MacKintosh, of 68, Station Rd., Earl's Barton, Northants. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56.

Mentioned in the Northampton Mercury 19 April 1918

MAWBEY

Harry

Private

MILLER

Horace

Rifleman 474122, 12th (County of London) Battalion (The Rangers), London Regiment formerly 6422, 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment.. Died 1 September 1918. Aged 23. Born Kettering, resident and enlisted Earls Barton. Son of Jane Ellen Miller, of 21, Wellingboro' Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, and the late Bertie Miller. Buried in BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 34. 

MILLER

Sidney Joseph

Gunner 806192, "C" Battery, 296th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 23 April 1918. Aged 23. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of John Edward and Elizabeth Miller, of Prince St., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XVI. Row B. Grave 4.

MILLS

Bernard William

Drummer 53593, 2nd/6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 19. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Kettering. Son of Charles and Sarah Ellen Mills, of 9, Prince St., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 64 to 67.

NEWMAN

Charles

Sergeant

PACKWOOD

[Arthur] Frederick

Private 48462, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 September 1918. Aged 41. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Husband of Mary Ann Packwood, of Wellingboro Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Formerly employed by Messrs. White and Co. Buried in PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 1.

Mentioned in Northampton Mercury 11 October 1918, page 11

PALMER

Joseph

Private 27628, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment formerly 6076, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 5 June 1918. Aged 44. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of the late Joseph and Mary Palmer, of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in CINQ RUES BRITISH CEMETERY, HAZEBROUCK, Nord, France. Row G. Grave 3.

PALMER

Reginald William aka Reggie

Private 35015, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 19. Born Great Gidding, Huntingdonshire, resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mrs. Martha Mary Palmer, of Station Rd., Earls Barton, Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel44 and 45.

PALMER

William

Private 3/10143, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 January 1915. Aged 17. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mrs. G. Palmer, of Prince St., Earl's Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.

PARTRIDGE

Arthur

Private 58308, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 August 1918. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Kettering, Northamptonshire. Buried at SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.1, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row E. Grave 27.

PARTRIDGE

George Herbert

Private 20571, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 18 August 1916. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of George and Ruth Partridge, of 16, Wellingborough Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 51.

PARTRIDGE

Thomas Charles

Private G/43384, 16th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex regiment). Killed in action 31 May 1917. Aged 27. Born and resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of G. and Ruth Partridge, of 16, Wellingborough Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

SAWFORD

Ernest Edward

Private 7503, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24 November 1914. Aged 28. Born Knotting, Rushden, enlisted Northampton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 1155.

SHARPE

Herbert William

Private 23450, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment attached to 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 July 1916. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Sharpe, of Harrowich Road, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

SIMCOE

Frank

Private 28864, 10th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 25 October 1918. Aged 19. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton, Northamptonshire. Son of Charles Frederick and Alice Mary Simcoe, of Broad Street, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in MOORSEELE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row C. Grave 4.

SMART

Albert

Gunner 154794, "B" Battery, 74th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 15 September 1918. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Kettering. Buried in VAULX HILL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 9.

Extract from Northampton Mercury - Friday 18 December 1914, page 5:

The BROTHERS SMART, of the 1st Northants Regiment, were born at Earls Barton. Albert has been officially reported killed in October, and John has been unofficially reported killed about the same time. They were the nephews of Mr. W. Brawn, the bandmaster of Earls Barton Old Silver Band and of Wellingborough Temperance Silver Band, and many of their relatives live at Earls Barton and Wellingborough.

SMITH

Frederick C

Private 12894, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 15 December 1916. Son of Mr. H. J. Smith, of 15, Sunny Side, Earls Barton, Northampton. Buried in BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 1.

STREETON

Alfred

Private 14824, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Missing believed killed in action 27 September 1915. Aged 19. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of William and Fanny Streeton, of Broad Street, Earls Barton, Northampton. Attested 7 September 1914 in Northampton, aged 19 years 5 months, born Earls Barton, a shoe finisher by trade, resident Broad Street, Earls Barton, single, height 5 feet 5¼ inches, weight 116lbs, chest 34½ inches, fresh complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Wesleyan (Methodist). Posted 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 8 September 1914. Emabrked France 1 September 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93.

STUBLEY

Albert

Private G/43711, 17th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 13 November 1916. Born and resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 20.

SUMMERS

John B

Private 45028, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, Killed in action 31 August 1918. Born Woollston, Northamptonshire, enlisted kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4.

TOWNLEY

Frederick T

Sergeant 15764, 13th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 11 May 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Northampton, resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of Fred William and Emily Louisa Townley, of 41, Station Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 to 13.

WALPOLE

Horace Joseph

[Listed as Joseph Horace WALPOLE on CWGC and SDGW] Private 30764, "C" Company, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24 May 1917. Aged 35. Born Earls Barton, Northants, enlisted Northampton. Son of the late Joseph and Eliza Walpole, of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot IV. Row H. Grave 13A.

WAPLES

George J

Private

WAPLES

Sidney

Private 22943, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action by a shell while going over the top 31 July 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of Charles and Kate Waples, of 2, Prince St., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Previously worked for Messrs. Cox and Pateman. No known grave. Commemorated on No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 43 and 45.

Mentioned in Northampton Mercury 17 August 1917

WARD

Oliver [George]

Private 12888, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 12 October 1915. Aged 19. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton. Son of the late Joseph Ward. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93.

WARD

Stanley J

Sapper 91700, 216th Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 6 February 1916. Born Bocier (sic), Northamptonshire, resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Brother of Sanderson J. Ward, of Prince St., Earl's Barton, Northampton. Buried in MAZINGARBE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave 10.

WATTS

Frederick aka Fred

Private 14975, 7th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 20581, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 July 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of the late Alfred and Sarah Watts, of North Rd., Earls Barton, Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C.

WELLS

John Austin

Able Seaman R/5842, Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division attached 63rd Division Depot Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 30 January 1919. Aged 39. Born 27 September 1879. Husband of R. A. Wells, of Dowthorpe End, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. In the Army Reserve 30 November 1915. Joined Royal Naval Divison, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 7 August 1917, 2nd Reserve Battalion 8 August 1917, Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division 11 December 1917. Religious denomination Wesletan 9Methodist). Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 6.5.1202.

WELLS

Charles James

Private 15196, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30 March 1916. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, enlisted Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row H. Grave 17.

WILSON

Harry

Sergeant

WRIGHT

Louis Halford

Stoker 1st Class SS/104319, H.M.S. "Invincible," Royal Navy.  Lost with his ship at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 31. Born 4 July 1888 in Birmingham. Son or Jane Wright; husband of Annie Elizabeth Wright, of 6, Harrowich Rd., Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, married in the Wellingborough Registration District, Northamptonshire, October to December Quarter 1908. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 20.      

YOUNG

Samuel

Lance Corporal 033139, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died on service in United Kingdom 7 November 1918. Aged 34. Born Earls Barton, Northamptonshire (CWGC states Finedon), enlisted Northampton. Son of George and Annie Young; husband of Ada Young (nee Barnett). Buried in FINEDON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 283.

On Brass Plate
1939 -1945

ABBOTT

Eric [Thomas]

Gunner 1569100, 122 Battery, 13 Light A.A. Regiment. Killed in action 26 April 1941. Aged 26. Born and resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of David Charles and Amy Jane Abbott; husband of Edna Mary Abbott, of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ATHENS MEMORIAL, Greece. Face 2.

ABBOTT

Walter James

Air Fitter FX99605, H.M.S. "Daedalus", Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Died 5 May 1943. Aged 19. Son of Arthur Joseph and Gladys Daisy Abbott, of Earls Barton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 15 A.N.

BAILEY

Leonard

Gunner 1806050, 432 Battery, 65 Heavy A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a result of asn accident 12 October 1941. Aged 20. Born and resident Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Son of John and Florence Bailey, of Earls Barton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 405 A.N.

BUSWELL

James Edward

Sergeant 146711, South African Coast Defence Corps. Died 7 June 1943. Aged 34. Son of Frank and Elsie S Buswell, of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in CAPE TOWN (MAITLAND) CEMETERY, Western Cape, South Africa. Military Allotment. Grave 96650B.

ELDERTON

Douglas

Corporal 5889876, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Madagascar between 5 May and 7 May 1942. Aged 22. Born and resident Northamptonshire. Son of Percy Edward and Florence Elderton; husband of Stella Elderton, of Wellingborough, Northants. Buried in DIEGO SUAREZ WAR CEMETERY, Madagascar. Plot 4. Row D. Grave 1.

HOWE

R

No further information currently

JOHNSON

Ernest [Longbottom]

Driver T/192932, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds 26 February 1943. Born Newcastle-On-Tyne, resident Northumberland. Husband of Kathleen Freda Johnson, of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY, Libya. Plot 10. Row A. Grave 5.

LINE

R

No further information currently

PELL

Ronald [Clement]

Aircraftman 1st Class 1183415, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11 May 1943. Aged 21. Son of Joseph William and Rose Eliza Pell. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 428.

WEED

Douglas [Sidney]

Pilot Officer (Wireless Op./Air Gunner) 186263, 524 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 14 October 1944. Aged 22. Son of Arthur Robert and Gertrude Ellen Weed, husband of Dorothy Jean Weed, of Earls Barton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 217 A.N.

WELBOURN

Percy William

Fusilier 6982526, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Killed in action 18 January 1943. Aged 30.Born and resident Lincolnshire. Son of Frederick and Bertha Welbourn; husband of Margaret Mary Welbourn, of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Buried in MASSICAULT WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 5.

WESTFIELD

C

No further information currently

Not on memorial but buried in cemetery

ABRAHAM

James Bryan

Sapper 1882449, Royal Engineers, Died 28 November 1944. Aged 33. Son of Herbert B. Abraham and A. E. Abraham of Earls Barton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 388 A.N.

CHAPMAN

William

Private 200699, 2nd/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment transferred to 429481, 479th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps. Died 11 June 1918. Aged 46. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 1191.

DAVIES

thomas

Private 27256, 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 29 November 1916. Husband of Elsie Davies, of Horse Shoe Inn, Earls Barton, Northampton. Buried in EARLS BARTON CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Grave 162.

Not on memorial but Earls Barton connection

LESTER

Harry Samuel

Lance Corporal 23/190. 4th Battalion, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Died 4 November 1918. Born Earls Barton 25 March 1891, son of Alexander and Ellen Marion Lester, christened on the 3 May 1891 at All Saints Parish Church, Earls Barton, by the Reverend R. R. Cobbold, born at his grandmother's house, Elizabeth Dawkes, in Station Road, Earls Barton, later the family moved to Doddington Road, Earls Barton. Employed in the boot and shoe trade as a bootmaker. Emigrated to New Zealand between 1911 and 1915. Husband of Mrs. A. Lester, of 30, Bath St., Christchurch, New Zealand, married 1915. Lived at he lived two addresses, the first 297 Moorehouse Avenue, Christchurch, and the second 30 Bath Street, Christchurch. Buried in ROMERIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot IX. Row A. Grave 15.

Last updated 8 January, 2019

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Main page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002- | GDPR Cookies
Email: webmaster@roll-of-honour.com