HOLCOT WAR MEMORIAL
World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Carolynn Langley 2010
at the Road junction with Moulton Road and Back Lane, Holcot, Daventry,
Northamptonshire. It takes the form of a two-stepped octagonal stone
base surmounted by a square plinth, columnated at each corner, rising
from the plinth is a short column, a boss and a tapering shaft with
foliated cross. Four slate inset panels on the sides of the plinth bear
the inscription andthe names in gold coloured lettering. A later addition
of a raised two stepped circular road island now protects the memorial.
There are 10 names for World War 1 and one for World War 2.
Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2010
THE GLORY OF GOD
And in MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, Kings Own Yorks Light Infantry. Killed
in action 1 July 1916. Aged 22. Son of Edward Disney Alexander,
M.Inst. M.E., of Milton House, Northamptonshire. Buried in Gordon
Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle, Somme, France. Plot II.
Row M. Grave 10.
17200, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action
27 September 1915. Born Holcot, enlisted Kettering. No known grave.
Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91
17612, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action
3 June 1917. Born Holcot, enlisted Wellingborough. Son of Mrs.
Ann W. Houghton, of 18, Newcomen Rd., Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
Buried in Rookery British Cemetery, Pas de Calias, France. Plot/Row/Section
C. Grave 8.
57623, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 2
September 1918. Born Holcot, enlisted Northampton. Formerly 14773,
East Surrey Regiment. Formerly 14773, East Surrey Regiment. No
known grave. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais,
France. Panel 5 and 6.
15986, "C" Company, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire
Regiment. Killed in action 27 September 1915. Aged 24.Born Holcot,
enlisted Creaton, Northamptonshire. Son of Stephen and Sarah Ann
Houghton, of Main St., Holcot, Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated
on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93.
75901, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).
Killed in action 21/ September 1918. Aged 19. Born and resident
Holcot, enlisted Northamptonshire. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Mabbutt,
of Overstone Grange Cottages, Northampton. Formerly 10/27439,
Training Reserve Battalion. Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery,
Epehy, Somme. France. Plot III. Row L. Grave 15.
[Private on memorial] Lance Corporal 18150, 32nd Battalion, Royal
Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 7 June 1917.
Aged 21. Born and resident Holcot, enlisted Northampton. Son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. Mobbs, of Main St., Holcot, Northampton. No known
grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.
Private 4695, 10th (Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars. Died
of wounds 21 April 1917. Aged 28. Born, resident and enlisted
Northampton. Son of Thomas and Ann Sabin, of Holcot, Northamptonshire.
Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France. Plot
XIX. Row E. Grave 12A.
(Signaller) 7012, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers . Died 11 October
1918. Aged 27. Born, resident and enlisted Northampton. Son of
Mr. D. Tarry, of Halcott, Northampton. Buried in St. Aubert British
Cemetery, Nord France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 13.
Clarke on CWGC] Lance Corporal 73722, 28th Battalion, Canadian
Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). Died 15 September 1916. Born
5 February 1891 in London. Son of Frances Winder, ofg The Grange
Holcot, Northants. Aged 24. Son of the late William John Winder
and Fanny Garratt Winder. Attested anbd passed fit 24 October
1914 Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, labourer by trade. Height 5
feet 9 inches, girth 37 inches, fair complexion, grey eyes, light
brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. No known
grave. Commemorated on Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. National
Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG
150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10490 - 39
CROSS WAS GIVEN BY
THE PATRON OF THIS LIVING
Sseaman C/JX 315637, S.S. Reiaas, Royal Navy. Died 13 June 1944.
Aged 19. Son of Horace and Violet L. M. Walker, of Holcot, Northamptonshire.
No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.
Panel 76, Column 2.
24 August, 2016