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KETTERING WORLD WAR 1

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 Martin Edwards; Research David Goble & Chris Comber
additional information John Stanyard

SURNAMES B
1914-1919

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BACON

Charles Inkerman
Rifleman 11350, 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 2nd Division. Died of wounds 15 May 1915. Aged 19. Born Kettering, enlisted Northampton. Son of George & Elizabeth Ann Bacon of 76, Albert Street, Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

BAGSHAW

Thomas Franklin
Private 24233, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 30th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of Jack and Laura Bagshaw, of 2, Stamford Rd., Kettering; husband of Gladys May Bagshaw, of 12, Stamford Rd., Kettering. Buried in ECOUST-ST. MEIN BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row A. Grave 8.

BAILEY

Albert
Private 18203, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 26 September 1916. Born Kettering, enlisted Northampton. Buried in Londsdale Cemetery, Authuile.

BAILEY

Frank [Edward]
Private 8728, 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 15th October 1915. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Kettering, resident Burton Latimer. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Bailey, of 6, School Lane, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northants. Formerly 8498, Northamptonshire Regiment. Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 16.

BAILEY

John Robert
[Listed as Robert John BAILEY on SDGW] Private TF/201726, 4th Battalion, Sussex Regiment. 54th Division. Drowned when the Transport “Transylvania” was torpedoed by a submarine in the Gulf of Genoa 4 May 1917. Aged 26. Born Kettering, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mr & Mrs Lewis Robert Bailey. Husband of Mrs Lily Bailey of 14, Dryden Street, Kettering. Commemorated in Royal Sussex Memorial Chapel, Chichester Cathedral. Buried in Savona Town Cemetery, Italy.

BAINES

John Raymond
Private 200147, 'G' Battalion, Tank Corps. Killed in action at Ypres 31 July 1917. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of Mr & Mrs John W Baines, (Grocer) of Kettering. Formerly 32022, Machine Gun Corps. . No known grave. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial.

BAKER

Thomas
Private 32108, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive 21 March 1918. Enlisted Northampton, resident Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial

BAKER

William
Lance Corporal 54844, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). 18th Division. Killed in action at Arras 23 April 1917. Aged 29. Born, resident and enlisted Kettering. Son of John Thomas & Julia Baker of 5, Channing Street, Kettering. Formerly 5316, Royal Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

BALL

Arthur Edwin
[Listed as Arthur Edward BALL on SDGW & CWGC] Lance Corporal 33218, 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Born Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, enlisted Northampton, resident Kettering. Formerly 6622, Northamptonshire Regiment.No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

BALL

Frank
NPrivate. 65937 The Royal Army Medical Corps No. 62 General Hospital, Bordighera, Italy. Died 19 February 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mrs Annie Ball of Alexandra Street, Burton Latimer. Enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Bordighera British Cemetery, Italy.

BALL

Frederick Arthur
Private 65604. 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of ondon Regiment). 18th Division. Died of wounds 29 March 1918. Aged 36. Born kettering, enlisted and resident Northampton. Son of Frederick & Sarah Anne Ball. Husband of Minnie Ball of 69, Princes Street, Kettering. Formerly TR/10/14578, 24th Training Reserve Battalion. Buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery.

BALL

Herbert Henry
Private 98093, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action near Ypres 24th October 1917. Aged 30. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of Frederick & Sarah Ball of 11, Field Street, Avenue, Kettering. Formerly G/48039, Northamptonshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial

BALL

Walter
Lance Corporal A/201186 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps 33rd Division. Killed in action near Arras 20 May 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Ball. Husband of Loveday Ball of 20, Thorngate Street, Kettering. Born in Bourton Latimer and enlisted in Higham Ferrars. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

BALLARD

Albert Leonard
Private 16872, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 10 July 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of Frank Ballard (Boot & Shoe Factory Manager) and Maria Ballard of 30, Queens Street, Rushden. Buried in Rue Petillon Military Cemetery Fleurbaix

BALLARD

Frank Watson
Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 11 October 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Elsie Sophia Ballard, of Griffith House, Rushden, Northants. Son of Frank Ballard and Maria nee Watson. Born Kettering 1890. Formerly a Private in the Inniskilling Fusiliers and Northanthamptonshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis -En-Artois Memorial.

BAMFORD

Alfred Denton
Lance Corporal 7178, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 25th November 1915. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of Samuel & Mary Anne Bamford of 88, London Road, Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial.

BAMFORD

Thomas William
Private. 27568, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 16 August 1917. Aged 34. Son of Jesse & Isabella Bamford of 261, Beech Hill Raunds. Born in Little Bowden near Melton Mowbray and enlisted in Kettering. Leatherworker. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.

BARKER

Charles William
Private 44518, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action 2 September 1918. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Kettering. Son of Charles & Ada Barker of 5, Connaught Street, Kettering. Formerly 81359, Essex Yeomanry. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial.

BARKER

Edmund
Private 282612, 2nd/7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 10th January 1918. Aged 26. Born and resident Kettering, enlisted Northampton. Son of Edmund & Ellen Barker of 14, Gladstone Road, Kettering. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

BARLEY

Frederick
Private 17765, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 11th Division. Died of wounds near Hulluch 16th October 1915. Born and enlisted Kettering. Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery

BARNES

Herbert Thomas
Private TF/201764, 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 54th Division. Drowned when the transport “Transylvania” was torpedoed by a submarine in the Gulf of Genoa on the 4 May 1917. Born and enlisted Kettering. Commemorated in Royal Sussex Memorial Chapel Chichester Cathedral. No known grave. Commemorated on Savona Town Memorial, Italy.

BARNES

William Frederick
[Listed as Frederick William BARNES on SDGW] Private 121679, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 22nd March 1918 during the march Retreat. Born and enlisted Kettering. Formerly 39631, Northamptonshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial

BARRATT

George Richard
[BARRITT on CWGC and SDGW] Lance Sergeant 47868, 12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action near Ypres 1 October 1918. Aged 30 Formerly with the Rifle Brigade. Husband of Mrs Nellie Barritt of 65, Charles Street, Kettering. Enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Dadizeleele New British Cemetery

BARRETT

Ernest
Private. 8853 .Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) . Died at home post war 21 May 1919. Aged 21. Son of Mrs Hawthorn of 35, Rockingham Road, Kettering. Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery

BARRINGER

Arthur George
Private 27913, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. 3rd Division. Killed in action 13 November 1916. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of Mr W.J.Barringer and Margaret Eleanor of “Holmdale” 248, London Road, Kettering. Formerly 2052, Northamptonshire Regiment. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No 1

BARRS

Alec Richard
Private G/23252, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died at home 19 April 1918. Aged 29. Son of John & Sarah Barrs of 57, Cobden Street, Kettering. Born in Loughborough and enlisted in Kettering. Commemorated on Royal Sussex Memorial Chapel, Chichester Cathedral Buried in All Saints Churchyard, Rushton.

BARTON

John William
Leading Stoker K/7594, HMS “Anchusa”,Royal Navy. Killed in action when the Flower Class Sloop was torpedoed by U 54 off the North Coast of Ireland 16 July 1918. Aged 37. 79 crew members were lost. Son of Mr & Mrs Arthur Barton of 1, The High Street, Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial

BATES

William Henry
Private 112, Royal Army Medical Corps (TF) East Anglian Casualty Clearing Station. Lost when the Transport “Royal Edward “ was torpedoed in the Aegean Sea 13/14 August 1915. Aged 25. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Gallipoli.

BATES

Wilfred John
[Transcribed as William John] Guardsman 14281, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards, 2nd Division. Wounded at Villers Cotterets and died 3 September 1914. Aged 23. Son of Mr S.B. Bates and Mrs Emma Bates of 20 Oxford Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering & enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Royallieu French National Cemetery, Compiegne.

BAXTER

Joseph
Lance Sergeant 14691, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 27 September 1915. Aged 20. Son of Charles & Beatrice Louisa Baxter of 13, Green Lane, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial.

BEADSWORTH

Charles [Edward]
Private 200927, 1st/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 50th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 25 March 1918. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Beadsworth of 219, Regent Street, Kettering. Husband of Grace Mary Beadsworth (remarried) of Burton Latimer. Formerly 3681, Northamptonshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial

BECKS

Percy [Herbert] Cyril
Private 18531, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 18th Division. Died in France and brought home for burial 23 July 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of Mr & Mrs W.H. Becks of Kettering. Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.

BEEBY

Percy
Private 43117, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 5th Division. Died of wounds 5 July 1918. Aged 26. Born and resident Kettering, enlisted Huntingdon. Son of Alfred & Eliza Beeby of Kettering. Formerly 1636, Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery Wimille

BELL

Albert Ernest
Private 40931, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action 19 September 1918. Aged 21 Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. Husband of Minnie Bell of 136, Wood Street, Kettering. Born in Rushden and enlisted in Norwich. Buried in Unicorn Cemetery, Vend’huile

BELL

Albert George
Private 3/11097, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action at Richebourg L, Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Kettering. Son of William & Elizabeth Bell of 64, Argyll Street, Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

BELL

Charles Frederick
Private 29147, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. 6th Division. Died of wounds 1 May 1917. Aged 20. Born Elton, Huntingdonshire, enlisted and resident Kettering. Son of Charles & Louisa Bell of Warmington. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery.

BELLAMY

Alfred Walter
Gunner 154715 127th Battery 29th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died in base hospital in Etaples 25 November 1918. Aged 28. Son of Elizabeth Bellamy of 11, Lower Albert Street, Kettering. One of five sons who served. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

BELLAMY

John Randle
[Spelt John Randall BELLAMY on SDGW] Private 29152, 3rd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Drowned when the troopship “Transylvania” was torpedoed by a submarine in the Gulf of Genoa 4 May 1917. Aged 28. Born, resident and enlisted Kettering. Husband of Bertha Mary Bellamy of 88, Princes Street, Kettering. Buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.

BENNETT

Archie
No further information currently

BENT

Albert Edward
Private 7117, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Polygon Wood, Ypres, 15 November 1914. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs Edward Bent of Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial

BENT

James
No further information currently. Born Kettering 1887.

BERWICK

Horace
Private 41324, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action 1 July 1918. Aged 18. Born, November 1898, Kettering, and resident Kettering, enlisted Northampton. Son of Charles & Louisa Berwick of 29, Canon Street, Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29.

BERWICK

Albert George
Private 18805, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9th July 1916. Born and enlisted Kettering. Buried in DAOURS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 24.

BETTLES

Joseph
Second Lieutenant 1/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment 46th Division. Killed in action near Etroeuungt in Northern France 7 November 1918. Aged 31. Son of James & Fanny Bettles of Kettering. Buried in Etroeuungt Communal Cemetery.

BILLING

William Thomas
Corporal P/1850 Corps of Military Police (Foot Branch) . Died in France 2 August 1918. Aged 39. Son of William & Sarah Billing of Towcester. Born in Towcester and enlisted in Thrapston. Resident of Ringstead, 15 years service with the Northamptonshire Constabulary Buried in Crouy British Cemetery Crouy sur Somme.

BILLINGHAM

Richard Herbert
Private 9615, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Marne near Troyon 14 September 1914. Aged 18. Son of William & Ann Billingham. Brother of William Billingham. Born in New Duston and enlisted in Northampton. Commemorated La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

BILLINGHAM

William Harold
Private9836, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action near Ploegsteert, Belgium 8 November 1914. Aged 20. Son of William & Anne Billingham. Born in Wolfamcote, Warwicks and enlisted in Northampton. Resident of Burton Latimer. Brother of Richard Billingham. No known grave. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

BIRD

Arthur Percy
Bombardier 86408 216th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 27. Son of Arthur Thomas and Minnie Bird of 6, Shakespeare Road, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension

BIRD

Ernest Edwin
Private 3740 Army Cyclist Corps., 12th Division. Cycling Company. Killed in action 27 October 1915. Aged 17. Son of William & Rose Bird of 73, Havelock Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. Formerly with the Northamptons. Buried in Sailly-Lebourse Communal Cemetery

BIRD

George
Corporal 8986, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Died of wounds on the Somme 10 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Frederick & Elizabeth Bird of 137, Bath Road, Kettering. Born in Daventry and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe

BIRD

Walter Cyril
Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, 8th Division. Killed in action 4 March 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Herbert Victor.Bird of 79, Broadway, Kettering. Born in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BLACKWITH

Arthur
[Listed as BECWITH on CWGC and SDGW] Private G.10192, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 41st Division. Died of wounds 9 October 1916. Aged 48 Grave lost. Son of John & Anne Beckwith of Kettering Husband of Ann Beckwith of 7, Cambridge Street, Wellingborough. Born in Northampton and enlisted in Kettering. Kettering resident, Shoemaker. No known grave.

BLADES

William
Private G. 7834, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs William Blades of Yarwell, . Born in Yarwell and enlisted in Northampton. Ex Regular with the Royal Engineers who served in the South African War. Included on Yarwell Parish Church War Memorial & Royal Sussex Memorial Chapel, Chichester Cathedral. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

BLAND

George William
Private 27215, 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment 25th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 24 March 1918. Aged 26. Son of Alfred & Emily Bland of 70. Wellington Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. Formerly with the R.A.O.Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

BLAND

Henry George
Private. TF.202121, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds in captivity 6 May 1918. Aged 23. Son of Henry & Elizabeth Bland of 7, Catesby Street, Kettering. Formerly with the Northamptons. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Kortrijk (St Jan) Communal Cemetery, Belgium

BLAND

Horace [Arthur]
Private TF.235243, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding) Regiment. Killed in action 3 May 1917. Aged 26. Son of Arthur Edward & Emily Bland of Primrose Hill, Northampton. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Finedon Buried in Browns Copse Cemetery Roeux.

BLISSETT

John Alfred
Private TF 2546, 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died at home 15 May 1916. Aged 30. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Blissett. Husband of Mary Jane Blissett of 42, Sackville Street, Kettering. Born in Wilbaston. Leicestershire and enlisted in Corby. Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.

BLOUNT

Frederick aka Fred
Private 7755, 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 7th (Meerut) Indian Division.Indian Corps. Killed in action near Richebourg 12 November 1914. Aged 25. Son of Harry & Sarah Blount of 39, Albert Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Leicester Buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery. Richebourg L, Avoue

BLOUNT

Harold
Private G.10367, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18 November 1916. Aged 23. Son of Frank & Mary Blount of Barnwell Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. Formerly with the Northamptons. Buried in Stump Road Cemetery, Grandcourt.

BLOUNT

Walter
Private 22010, 1st Garrison Battalion, Norfolk Regiment Indian Army. Died in India 1 October 1918. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs George John Blount. Husband of Mary Anne Blount of 13, Vale Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on Kirkee Memorial, India,

BODIMER

Arthur
Rifleman R 18118 17th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 39th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 10 October 1916. Aged 21. Son of Robert & Elizabeth Bodimer of Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. Buried in St.Sever Cemetery, Rouen

BOLLARD

Bernard
Private. 86120 37th Company The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) . Died of wounds 16 March 1918. Aged 29. Son of Frederick & Jenny Bollard Husband of Florrie Bollard (remarried) of 2, Eden Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Bur, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

BOON

Herbert Henry
Private 21438 13th Battalion, Welsh Regiment 38th Welsh Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Mametz Wood 10 July 1916. Aged 41. Son of Mr & Mrs John Boon. Husband of Matilda Boon of 29, Grange Road, Kettering. Born in Oundle and enlisted in New Tredegar. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BOOTH

Horace Bertram
Private.26527 1/23 Battalion, London Regiment formerly with the East Surreys. 63rd Division. Killed in action at Amiens 22 August 1918. Aged 17. Son of Joseph Bertram Booth (Painter) and Ethel Booth of 28, Hill Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering & enlisted in Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial.

BOOTHY

Arthur
Sergeant 14272, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action at Richebourg L, Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 26. Son of Eli & Mary Anne Boothey of 25, Edinburgh Road, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

BOOTHY

Bert
Private 27322, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action near Arras 19 April 1917. Aged 21. Son of Eli & Mary Anne Boothey of 25, Edinburgh Road, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

BOSS

Walter Raby
Private 4020 15th Battalion, London Regiment. Born in Banbury, Oxon in 1891. Son of George Hunt & Elizabeth Ann Raby Boss of Kettering. Not traced in CWGC Data Base. (Medal Rolls only)

BOSWORTH

Herbert
Trooper 3360, 1st Life Guards Cavalry Division. Killed in action 2 September 1916. Aged 21. Son of John & Annie Bosworth of 14, Silver Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Coventry. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BOSWORTH

William Eldrage
Private 9430, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Aisne 24 September 1914.age 20. Son of Frederick & Mary Bosworth of 108, Regent Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Fere-En-Tardenois Communal Cemetery.

BRADSHAW

Henry William
Rifleman 41538, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action 14 October 1918. Aged 25. Son of William Henry & Elizabeth Bradshaw of 9, Ford Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Formerly Northamptons. Buried in Dadizeele Communal Cemetery

BRAINES

William
Private 18526, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire 18th Division. Killed in action at Flers/Coucelette 14 July 1916. Aged 31. Son of Mr Braines and Mrs Matilda Braines of 31, Northall Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BRAISBY

William Henry
Sergeant 53204 18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment), 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action near Passchendaele 9 November 1917. Aged 40. Born in Kettering. Formerly of Kingsthorpe. Buried in Oosttarverne Wood Cemetery

BRIDGMAN

Frank
Private 15742, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 27 September 1915. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Joseph Bridgman of 25, Albert Road, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Little Bowden. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

BRIGGS

Herbert [William]
Private 17986, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action near Guillemont 18. 8 16. Aged 21. Son of Joseph & Mary Anne Briggs of 53, Wellington Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.

BROOKS

Walter
Private 18807, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 16 August 1917. Born & enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.

BRUIN

Bertram Claud
Private 5511, 2nd Battalion, Leinster Regiment 24th Division. Taken prisoner in the German Spring offensive and died in captivity 1 April 1918. Aged 31 Husband of Ellen Bruin of 40. William Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Formerly with the Royal Field Artillery Buried in Honnechy British Cemetery

BULL

Frederick Charles
Private. 9159, 2nd Battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment. 28th Division. Died of wounds 13 May 1915. Aged 28. Son of William Simons and Sarah Anne Bull of Kettering. Born in Coalville, Leics. & enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery.

BURDETT

Herbert
No further information currently Possibly Cpl TF250774 Herbert Burdett 2/4th Batt. Northamptons. Kettering resident B.1896

BURDETT

Oliver Arthur
Lance Corporal 18643, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Died of wounds 22 November 1917. Aged 32 Husband of Mrs Ivy Burdett of 35, Club Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Baiilluel Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord)

BURDETT

Ralph
Corporal 3037 44th Company The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) . Killed in action near Fricourt 13 August 1916. Aged 23. Son of Isaac & Lucy Burdett of Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. Formerly with the Northamptonshires. Buried in Peake Wood Cemetery, Fricourt.

BURROWS

Arthur L
Corporal 7938, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L, Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs William Burrows of Corby. Husband of Mary Burrows (remarried) later of Droitwich, Worcs. Born in Corby and enlisted in Kettering. Commemoearated on the Le Touret Memorial

BUSBY

Albert Edward
Corporal 3/10922, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action 15 October 1915. Aged 25. Son of Albert & Caroline Busby of 159, Kings Street, Kettering. Born in Northampton and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Fricourt 110 Old Military Cemetery

BUSBY

Albert [Frederick]
Private. 3179, 1st, Battalion, Essex Regiment 29th Division. Died of wounds 24 September 1916. Aged 35. Son of Charles & Harriett Busby of Rushden. Born in Wellingborough and enlisted in Kettering. Resident of Kettering. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

BUSBY

Eli
Private. 27743, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action 17 February 1917. Aged 19. Son of Albert & Caroline Busby of Kettering. Born in Wellingborough and enlisted in Sheerness, Kent Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt

BUTLIN

Charles William Matthew
Private G.14339, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Thiepval 18 November 1916. Aged 25 Husband of Mrs C.Butlin of 19, Milton Steet, Higham Ferrars. Son of Mr & Mrs Butlin of Kettering. Born in Broughton and enlisted in Higham Ferrars. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BUTLIN

Eli Joseph
Sergeant 8634, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle 14 March 1915. Aged 26. Born in Hollowell and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

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