World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
and Copyright © Lyle
Abbott - 2010
memorial is in the form of a headstone within Irthlingborough cemetery,
inset into the top is the Scout's emblem; it was inaugurated in
1920. There are 12 names listed. The names here have been sorted
into alphabetical order for ease of research and reading.
Copyright ©Lyle Abbott - 2010
Day 2009 - launching balloons - one for each Irthlingborough Scout
lost in WW1 and WW2
SCOUTS OF IRTHLINGBOROUGH
31045, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 7th January
1919. Aged 20. Enlisted Northampton. Son of Mr. F. V. and Mrs. E.
Bigley, of 5, Nene View, Irthlingborough, Northants. Buried in CITY
OF PARIS CEMETERY, PANTIN, Seine-St-Denis, France. Plot 6. Row 21.
Grave 9. See also Irthlingborough
G/10280, 10th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed
in action 15th September 1916. Aged 18. Born and resident Irthlingborough,
enlisted Wellingborough. Son of Mrs Butler, of 36, Spinney Lane,
Irthlingborough. Formerly 22553, Northamptonshire Regiment. No known
grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and
Face 5 D and 6 D. See also Irthlingborough
14522, "A" Company, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment.
Killed in action 5th April 1918. Aged 25. Born Irthlingborough,
enlisted Northampton. Son of Frederick and Lizzie Denton, of 57,
Scarborough St., Irthlingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on
POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56. See also Irthlingborough
49336, 36th Field Ambulance, Royal Army medical Corps. Killed in
action 29th April 1917. Born and enlisted Northampton. Also St.
John Ambulance trained. Formerly 14520, Northamptonshire Regiment.
Buried in FEUCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I.
Row B. Grave 18. See also Irthlingborough
list him as 2nd Battalion] Private 14571, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire.
Killed in action 23rd July 1916. Aged 22. Born Kettering, enlisted
Northampton. Son of Mr W. J. and Mrs. E. J. Haddon, of 7, College
St., Irthlingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL,
Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D. See also Irthlingborough
16338, 2nd Battalion, NOrthamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds
9th May 1915. Born Irthlingborough, enlisted Rushden. Buried in
PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France. Plot V.
Row B. Grave 17. See also Irthlingborough
25897, Royal Army medical Corps. Discharged 28 March 1916 no longer
physically fit for more service home or abroad. Death of an Arthur
Middleton recorded in Wellingborough District in quarter Jan/Feb/March
1917. Aged 38. Discharged as permanently unfit. Served 1 year 235
days - no wounds. No medals awarded. Character good. Still able
to work and earn full living in the labour marketDisability - diabetes
from 1913 - not due to military service suffering before joining
up but it was not picked up. Losing weight rapidly - only 7 stone
5 pounds - he was 9 stone 11 pounds 12 months previously. Enlisted
8th August 1914 at Devonport, Plymouth, aged 36 years. Shoemaker.
No children. Eyes dark brown. - hair dark brown- fresh complexion
- 5' 6 and half inches. Returned to 6 Commercial Street, Higham
Ferrers. Born 2nd March 1878 at H. Ferrers. Christened at Wesleyan
on 11th April 1878. On 1901 Census this Arthur was a shoemaker aged
23 years. He married Catherine Mary Bettles on 26th December 1907
at H. Ferrers Wesleyan. On 1911 Census the couple lived at 6 Commercial
St. Son of Alfred and Ellen Middleton (nee Parker) of Thrift St.
Arthur's siblings were Walter, Gracie and Mary. He was an Assistant
Scout Leader. See also Higham Ferrers
49339, 36th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in United
Kingdom 16th May 1918. Aged 24. Born Irthlingborough, enlisted Northampton.
Son of William and Emma Thompson, of Irthlingborough. Also St. John
Ambulance trained. Buried in IRTHLINGBOROUGH CEMETERY, Northamptonshire.
Grave 269. See also Irthlingborough
Corporal 18146. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed
in action 20th August 1916. Aged 22. Born Irthlingborough, enlisted
Rushden. Son of Arthur and Ellen Emma Tyler, of 6, Queen St., Irthlingborough.
No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.
Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D. See also Irthlingborough
(Mechanic) 7988, 34th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 10th July
1918. Aged 23. Son of Clifford and Kate Warren, of 87, College St.,
Irthlingborough. Buried in HAGLE DUMP CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Plot I. Row J. Grave 5. See also Irthlingborough
3864, 1st/4th Battalion (Territorials), Northamptonshire Regiment.
Killed in action at Gallipoli 21st September 1915. Enlisted Northampton.
Buried in 7th FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY, Turkey. Plot IV. Row E.
Grave 9. See also Irthlingborough
Seaman R/1009, Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval
Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 14th May 1918. Born 31st March
1899 in Irthlingborough. A Shoe Hand. Son of William White, 10 Scarborough
St., Irthlingborough. Enteered the Naval Service 3rd April 1917,
drafted with BEF 2nd April 1918, joined Drake Battalion 8th April
1918 until his death. Buried in MARTINSART BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme,
France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 42. See also Irthlingborough
GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE WAR
1914 - 1919
2 September, 2013