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GREAT BRINGTON, WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Carolynn Langley 2008

There are two memorials within Great Brington. The first stands in Main Street and is in the form of a stone cenotaph set on a sthree-stepped base with a metal plaque bearing the inscriptions; there is a metal relief of a lurel wreath at the top of the cenotaph. The memorial contains 28 names for World War 1 only. The seond memorial is to be found inside St Mary the Vrigin Church, Great brington and takes the form of a wall mounted brass plaque with a marble backboard. This contains the same 28 names as the cenotaph.

Photograph Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2008

1914-1919
TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THE TRUE AND
FAITHFUL MEN WHO WENT FORTH FROM THIS
PARISH FOR GOD AND FOR LIBERTY - AND
WHO DID NOT RETURN.

ANDERSON George E
Sapper 414743 13th Pontoon Park Company, Royal Engineers. Died 13th October 1918. Aged 37. Son of Edward J. and Eilen Anderson; husband of Ellen Louisa Anderson, of 9, Badby Rd., Daventry, Northants. Born at Great Brington, Northants. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Grave ref 0295.
ANDERSON Robert
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ANDERSON William T
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ANDREW Bertie Frederick
Private 16867 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 9th May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Andrew, of Stowe Hill, Weedon, Northants. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Panel 7.
CALLOW George
Private 14482, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 15th September 1916. Aged 22. Son of Frank and Ellen Callow, of Little Brington, Northants Commemorated in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, France. Special Memorial 22.
CALLOW Wilfred J
Gunner 169256, 113 Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 26th November 1917. Aged 36. Son of Mrs. John Callow, of Great Brington; husband of E. A. Callow, of 56, Great Brington, Northampton. Buried in Potijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery, Belgium. Plot I.Row D. Grave 18
CHANDLER Thomas
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DURHAM Joseph
Private 49625, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 31st August 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Mrs. Z. A. Durham, of 14, Little Brington, Northants. Buried in H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 10.
GEORGE, MM Walter
Serjeant 235543, "D" Company, 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died 23rd October 1918. Aged 33. Son of Thomas and Ann George, of Great Brington; husband of Gertrude E. George, of 40, Great Brington, Northampton. Previously served in the Volunteers and Northants Territorials, from 1912. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in St Souplet British Cemetery, France. Plot I Row B Grave 19
HARMSWORTH George Samuel Rumsey
Lance Corporal TF/200855, "B" Company, 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 26th March 1917. Aged 23. Son of James and Ellen Mary Harmsworth, of The Dairy, Althorp Park, Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. ref Panels 26 and 27.
HAWGOOD Herbert Joseph
Private 68540, 7th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 26th April 1918. Age 18. Son of Harry Herbert and Alice Maude Mary Hawgood, of New Cottages, Little Brington, Northampton. Commonwealth War Dead Buried in Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur- Somme, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 25.
HAWTIN Albert

Sapper 398770, 210th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 17th April 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Mrs. A. Hawtin, of Althorp Park, Northants. Buried in Borre Churchyard, France.

Note: There are now 10, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. The dates of death are from 1915 and 1918 There are now 10, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. The dates of death are from 1915 and 1918.

HAYNES Arthur
Private 16877, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 16th August 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Haynes, of 35, Great Brington, Northants. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.
HOLTBY Norman College
Private 184729 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles. Died 3rd October 1916. Aged 24. Son of John R. and Florence Isabella Holtby, of High Wood, Althorp Park, Northampton. Native of North Cotes, Lancs. Buried in St Sever Cemetery and St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France. Plot B. Row 17. Grave 48.
KIMBELL Richard E
Second Lieutenant, 60th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and 14th (King's) Hussars. Died 16th April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Eaton and Annie Rebecca Kimbell, of The Grange, Great Brington, Northampton. Commemorated in Brown’s Copse Cemetery, Roeux, France. Special Memorial 5.
MANNING Francis
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MANNING Lewis W
Private 7433 Northamptonshire Regiment 1st Bn. Died 17th September 1914 Buried in Vendresse British Cemetery, France. Plot IV. Row K. Grave 4.
MANNING Frank
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MARRIOTT John
Private 31269, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 24th April 1918. Aged 33. Husband of A. Marriott, of Great Brington, Northant’s. Buried near the north-east boundary in St Mary’s Churchyard, Brington [Great Brington].
MARTIN Herbert G L
Private 31086 Northamptonshire Regiment B" Coy. 1st/4th Bn. Died aged 22 03/12/1917 Son of Annie Maria Martin, of Little Brington, Northants, and the late George Martin. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Section C. Grave 118.
MORLEY John N
Possibly John Norris Morley, Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 25th September 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93.
OLIVER Harry
Private 124246, 5th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles. Died 2nd October 1916. Aged 29. Son of Joseph and Emily Oliver, of Little Brington, Northamptonshire; husband of Eva M. Oliver, of 243, McKay Avenue, Windsor, Ontario. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery Grandcourt, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 14.
REDLEY Charles W
Private 15513 Northamptonshire Regiment 5th Bn. Died 27th March 1918 Buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, France. Plot II. Row M. Grave 8.
REDLEY MM William E
Lance Serjeant 15216, "D" Company, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, Died 1st August 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Redley, of Great Brington, Northampton. Awarded the Military Medal No known grave. Commemorated in Aeroplane Cemetery. Special Memorial No. 2.
RICHARDSON Charles
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STOWE Ernest James
Serjeant 40164 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 26th July 1917 No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres [The Menin Gate] Memorial. Belgium. Panel 43 and 45.
TARPLEY Horace Andrew
Driver 254120, 34th A.F.A. Brigade, Signal Sub. Section, Royal Engineers. Died 23rd March 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.
THREADGOLD Albert
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LORD GIVE THEM REST AND ETERNAL LIFE.

Last updated 16 November, 2008

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