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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 H
1914-1919

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HADDON
Henry William
Lance Corporal 43527, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment 34th Division. Killed in action near Arras 28 April 1917. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs F.Haddon of 37, Gas Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering Buried in Roeux British Cemetery
HADDON
William Partridge
Lance Corporal 33697 1/1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment 37th Division. Died of wounds 9 October 1918. Aged 20. Son of Edward & Mary Haddon of Kettering. Later of 8, Craven Street, Northampton. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery Manancourt.
HAGUE
Walter George
Lance Bombardier 172652 Royal Garrison Artillery 308th Siege Battery Died in France after hostilities 16 November 1918 Buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.
HALES
Arthur Clifford
Private 16292, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 26 July 1916. Aged 41. Son of James & Sarah Hales of Bythorn, Hunts. Husband of Edith Hales of 48, Spencer Street, Kettering. Born in Leeds & enlisted in Kettering Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery
HALES
Frederick [Thomas]
Private 15891, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division Killed in action on the Somme 18 August 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Frederick Hales of 34, Marne Street, Kempston, Beds. Born in Blackheath, Kent and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
HALES
Harold George
Private 2363 60th Battalion, Australian Infantry , 15th Brigade, 5th Australian Division. Killed in action 22 July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs George Hales of 40, Argyll Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering. Buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery.
HALES
Ernest Edgar
Ordinary Seaman Z/7424, HMS “Egmont” (Royal Naval Shore Establishment Fort St.Angelo), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died of influenza in Royal Naval Hospital at Bighi, Malta 17 November 1918. Aged 29. Son of Mr &Mrs Hales of Kettering. Born in Kettering. Buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
HALL
Arthur Wilfred
No further information currently available
HALL
John Ernest
Lance Corporal 26565 1/23rd Battalion, London Regiment 63rd Division Formerly with the East Surreys. Killed in action 13 July 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr E.A & Mrs E.M. Hall of Kettering. Born in Aylsford, Kent and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Warloy Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension
HAMPTON
John Richard
No further information currently available
HANGER
Frank
Private 41034, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment 40th Division Killed in action 6 May 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Formerly with the Northants. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial
HANGER
Henry
Private 886450 46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (The Saskatchewan Regiment) , 4th Canadian Division Killed in action at Vimy Ridge 13 April 1917. Aged 24. Son of John & Sarah Hanger of 6, Wellington Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering. Commemorated on the Vimy Memorial
HANGER
Harold aka Harry
Trooper 90, 5th Lancers, (Royal Irish) Killed in action during the March Retreat 23 March 1918. Born in Market Harborough and enlisted in Northampton. Resident of Wisbech. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial
HARDING
Colin
Private 12168, 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots Ireland Died in Ireland 26 October 1918. Aged 27. Son of Elizabeth Jane Harding of Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Glasgow. Resident of Starkholm, Derbyshire. Buried in Ballyglass Cemetery, Co. Mayo Ireland
HARRIS
Frederick
Private 9728, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial
HARRIS
Frederick Carlton
Private 1014, 5th Battalion, Australian Infantry ANZAC Gallipoli. Killed in action 2 May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Frederick Charles & Emily Florence Harris of 21, Mill Road, Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoi.
HARRIS
William John
No further information currently available
HARRISON
Cecil Arthur
No further information currently available - Possibly Sergeant 14715 Medal Rolls only Northamptonshire Regiment. Born in Raunds 1900.?
HARRISON
George Edward
No further information currently available
HART
John [Edgar]
Corporal 9173, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment 28th Division Killed in action near Ypres 3.2.15. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Hart of Kettering. Regular Soldier. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial
HARTLEY
Ralph Partington
Private G.15811, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Division Killed in action 15 March 1917. Aged 22. Son of Ernest Francis & Sarah Ann Hartley of 37, Pollard Street, Kettering. Born in Kensington and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay.
HAWKES
John Sidney
Ordinary Telegraphist Z/1635, HMS “ Pactolus “ Submarine Depot Ship, Ardrossan, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 9th S.M. Flotilla. Died at home 22 June 1917 Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery
HAWKINS
Arthur Lewis
Private 56350, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 19th Western Division. Killed in action near Messines 5 June 1917. Aged 23. Born in Great Doddington and enlisted in Kettering. Son of Lewis & Mary Hawkins of Great Doddington. Formerly with the Northamptonshire Regiment Buried in Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery.
HAWTHORN
Harry
[Also spelt HAWTHORNE] Private 30632, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Died of wounds 5. 8. 17. Aged 19. Son of George & Frances Hawthorne of 40 Albert Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
HAWTHORN
Robert
[Also spelt HAWTHORNE] Private 612268, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action 17 July 1917. Aged 27. Son of George & Frances Hawthorne of 40, Albert Street, Kettering. Husband of Margaret Hawthorne of 79, Wood Street, Kettering. Buried in Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St Laurent-Blagny
HEATH
William
Private TF.291859 12/13h. Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers 21st Division Killed in action 25 October 1918. Aged 41. Son of Mrs W. Heath of The High Street, Horningsea, Cambs. Husband of Kate Heath) remarried) of 5, Lower Albert Street, Kettering. Born in Horningsea and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine Au Bois.
HEBBES
Frederick aka Fred
Driver 895780 “C” Battery 51st Brigade. Royal Field Artillery Died at home 6 May 1918. Aged 20. Son of Robert & Theodosia Hebbes. Born and enlisted in Kettering Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.
HEBBS
William Leonard
Private 20415, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division Killed in action on the Somme 26 September 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs W.Hebbs of 168, King Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial
HEEPS
Frank Bratton
Bombardier 69120 239th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Died of wounds 29 June 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mary A.Heeps of 71, Windsor Avenue, Belgrave, Leicester. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Bedford Resident of Kettering. Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.
HENDRIE
Alexander
Private 128238 The Machine Gune Corps (Infantry) Killed in action during the March Retreat 21 March 1918. Aged 34. Son of John and Alnes Hendrie of 49, Linton Street, Botchergate, Carlisle,Cumberland Railway Messenger. Born in Carlisle and enlisted in Kettering. Formerly with the Border Regiment Buried in St.Souplet British Cemetery.
HENNELL
John
Lance Corporal G.10410, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 41st Division Killed an an air raid near Fletre 18 August 1917. Aged 21 Step son of Henry Powers and Frances Powers (formerly Hennell) of Kettering. Born in Northampton and enlisted in Kettering. Formerly Northamptons. Brother of Thomas William Hennell Buried in Bertenacre Military Cemetery, Fletre
HENNELL
Thomas William
Lance Sergeant 55107, 4th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment 35th Division. Killed in action 24 July 1918. Aged 19 Step. Son of Henry Powers and Frances Powers (formerly Hennell) of Kettering. Born in Northampton and enlisted in Kettering. Brother of John Hennell Buried in Abeele Aerodrome Military Cemetery, Belgium
HENSHAW
Cecil Jack
[Listed as HENSHER on CWGC and SDGW] Private 17831, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division Killed in action 25 March 1916. Aged 18 Foster son of Mrs R.Frisby of 2, Little Barton Kettering. Born in Tooting and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Ration Farm (La Plus Douve) Annexe
HENSHAW
William Henry
[Listed as HENSHER on CWGC and SDGW] Private 3640, 2nd Battalion, Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 28th Division Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Belgium 15 May 1915 Buried in Ghent City Cemetery, Belgium.
HERITAGE
[William] Edward
Private 30233, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Died at home after the war 22 March 1919. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs W.Heritage of Milton Ernest Buried in Milton Ernest (All Saints) Churchyard Bedfordshire
HERBERT
Albert Sidney aka Bertie
Lance Sergeant 31357, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action during the German April Offensive 24 April 1918. Aged 24. Son of Sidney & Mary Herbert of 4, Essex Street, Kingsthorpe. Born in Croydon and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux.
HEWITT
Edgar Partridge
Sapper 134600 152nd Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 5 May 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs T Hewitt of 29, Digby Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery
HILL
Frederick
Private 66832 12/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers 21st Division Killed in action during the German Offensive on the Marne 29 May 1918. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial
HOBBS
Harry
Corporal 9677, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment , 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 26. Aged 26. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial
HOBBS
William Henry
Private G. 21193, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 4 May 1918. Born in Northampton and enlisted in Burton Latimer. Kettering resident Buried in Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet
HODGES
Charles Francis
Lance Corporal 1988, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment 24th Division Killed in action at Messines 11 June 1917. Aged 26. Son of Alfred & Janes Hodges of 82, Wellington Street, Kettering. Born in Shepton March, Somerset and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.
HODGES
George [Henry]
Private TF. 204430, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment , 12th Division Died of wounds (Grave lost) 9 August 1918. Aged 36. Son of Elizabeth Titmuss,formerly Hodges of 34 Pollord Street, Kettering. Husband of Mrs G.H.Hodges (remarried) of Kingsthorpe. Born in Rothwell and enlisted in Wellingborough Commemorated on the Vis En Artois Memorial
HOLGATE
William Joseph
Private G/18833, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment Killed in action 18 November 1916 Enlisted in Mill Green. Resident of Wood Green. Formerly Middlesex Regiment (Connection with Kettering not established.). No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial
HOLLIS
William Ernest
Private TF.260162 1/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment 48th Division. Killed in action near Zonnebeke 9 October 1917. Aged 19 Formerly with the Essex Regiment. Son of Mr & Mrs William Hollis of Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Dochy Farm New British Cemetery,, Belgium
HOLLOWAY
Harry
Private TF.205068, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division. Died of wounds 28 October 1918. Aged 21. Son of Lewis & Lucy Holloway of 64, Barnwell Street, Kettering. Formerly with the Northants Yeomanry. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Mount Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport
HOLLOWAY
Lewis
Private, 43485, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment 34th Division. Killed in action at Arras 9 April 1917. Aged 27. Son of Lewis & Lucy Holloway of 64, Barnwell Street, Kettering. Husband of Edith Holloway of 10 Union Street, Kettering.Born in Kettering and enlisted in Stourbridge, Worcs. Formerly with the Worcesters. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial
HOLMES
Ernest
Sapper 132334 The Royal Engineers 251st Tunnelling Company Died of wounds 9 November 1915. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Robert Stevenson Holmes of 33, Wadcroft Road, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in St Columb, Cornwall. Resident of Summercourt, Cornwall Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery
HOLMES
Henry
Sapper 266645 The Royal Engineers. 264th Railway Company RTO. Died of wounds near Ypres. 17. 8. 17. Aged 30 Formerly with the Leicestershire Regiment. Son of Thomas & Charlotte Holmes of 26, Wadcroft Road, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Market Harborough. Brother of William George Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3
HOLMES
William George
Private 3/8758, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Mametz 16 August 1916. Aged 26. Son of Thomas & Charlotte Holmes of 26, Wadcroft Road, Kettering. Husband of Mrs Kate Holmes of Gold Street, Desborough. Born and enlisted in Kettering.Brother of Henry. Buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval
HOLT
Thomas Edward
Private GS/48063 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 33rd Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 23 March 1918. Reservist. Born Northampton and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial
HOOPER
William Henry
Private 15808, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division Died of wounds suffered at Hulluch 1 November 1915. Aged 20. Son of William Gabriel and Helen Hooper of 43, St.Peters Avenue, Kettering. Born in Northampton and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery
HORNSEY
Harold William
Private 5910, 2/5th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment 61st Division. Died of wounds 17 August 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs G.E.Hornsey of 41, Charles Street, Kettering. Born in Finedon and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery.
HORTON
George Henry
Private TF. 200800 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 53rd Division Died in military hospital in Suez, Egypt 27 March 1919. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs J Horton of 17, The Grove, Kettering. Born in Kettering. Buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery
HOUGHTON
Frank Brealey
Private 45140, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 14 July 1917. Aged 31. Son of John & Eliza Houghton Husband of Mrs B.Houghton of 38, King Street, Kettering. Born in Earls Barton and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy Le Preux.
HOUGHTON
Thomas Richard
Private G.1022, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Formerly with the Northamptons Killed in action 27 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mrs Laura Houghton of 23, Alexandra Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial.
HOUGHTON
William
No further information currently available
HOUGHTON
William James
Private 39656 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action at Amiens 22 August 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs W J Houghton of 4, Railway Terrace, Alfred Street, Kettering. Born in Northampton and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Meaulte Military Cemetery.
HOWARD
John Charles Tyrrell
Private 115 Royal Army Medical Corps 54th C.C.S Drowned in transit when HMT Transport “Royal Edward” was torpedoed by UB14 in the Aegean Sea bound for Mudros from Egypt. 13 August 1915. Aged 20. Son of Herbert & Clara Howard of 42, Lindsay Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Helles Memorial
HOWE
Joseph
Private 23078, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division Killed in action 4 March 1917. Aged 28. Son of John & Elizabeth Howe of Kettering, formerly of Banbury. Born in Banbury and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel Le Grand
HOWELL
George
No further information currently available
HUDSON
Fred
Private 33944, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment , 6th Division Killed in action 15 September 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Hudson of Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering Bur Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay
HUGHES
Ernest
Private 117 Royal Army Medical Corps 54th CCS. Drowned when HMT “Royal Edward” was torpedoed by UB14 in the Aegean on the 13 August 1915. Aged 18. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial
HUGHES
Harold
Private 98035, 50th Battalion,. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Formerly with The Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action during the German offensive on the Marne 6 June 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Hughes of Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial
HUGHES
Tom
Private 17786, 3rd Reserve Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment Home Units. Died 2 November 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Hughes of 117, Mill Road, Kettering. Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery
HUGHES
William
Private 14038, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division Killed in action 17 February 1917. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt
HUGHES
William
Private 38424, 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment., 5th Division Killed in action 28 June 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs W.Hughes of 117, Mill Road, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial
HUNT
Edward John
No further information currently available
HUNT
William [George]
Sergeant 1571, 1/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in action 14 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs George Hunt of Kettering. Born in Kettering & enlisted in Coventry. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

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