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NEWNHAM WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2006

At the junction of the road just down from the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Newham, Nr. Daventry. It takes the form of a foilated stone cross set on a plinth that bears the inscriptions in relief. The memorial was unveiled in 1920. The names cover World War 1 omnly, there are 14 of them.
Photograph Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2006

To the glory of God and in continual
Remembrance of the Men of NEWNHAM who
died for their Country in the Great War
1914 - 1919

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

ABEL

Osbert

No further information currently

BAND

Sidney G.

No further information currently.

CARVEL

Frank

Private 22956 Northamptonshire Regiment 1st Battn Died 10th December 1916 . Aged 22 . Son of Jabez William and Anne Susanne Abbott Carvell. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial ref: Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

COX

Uriah

Airman 3rd Class 69279 Royal Flying Corps 11TH Squadron Died 16th September 1917 Commonwealth War Dead buried: The Huts CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen. Belgium. Ref: IV. D. 20.

FOSTER

John W

No further information currently

HANCOCK

Arthur C

Gunner 152946 Royal Field Artillery "D" Bty. 242nd Bde. Died 14th March 1918. Aged 30. Son of William Hancock, of Newnham, Daventry, Northants. Husband of Caroline Gertrude Hancock, of Harpole, Northampton. Buried: La Clytte Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen. Belgium ref: IV. B. 7.

HIRONS

Frederick G

Private G/86131 Middlesex Regiment 19th Bn. Died 15th April 1918 . Aged 39. Son of Joseph Hirons; husband of Ellen Hirons, of Newnham, Daventry, Northants. Buried: Ypres Reservoir Cemetery , Ieper, West-Vlaanderen Belgium ref; III. E. 27.

HIRONS

Samuel George

Private 84056 London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 2nd/4th Bn. Died 31st August 1918 . Aged 33. Son of Samuel and Lydia Hirons, of Newnham, Daventry, Northants. Buried: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension. Somme France Ref:; VIII. B. 8.

NICHOLSON

Eric N

Captain 12th (Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers Died 20th June 1917. Aged 29. Son of the late Dr. Arthur and Mrs. Nicholson, husband of Mrs. Eric Nicholson (now Countess of Ereadalbane and Holland, nee Armorer Romer Williams), of Daneholme House, Daventry. Buried: Newnham St Michael Churchyard. Ref: east end.

NUTT

Owen M

Private 17197 Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Bn. Died 21st March 1918. Commemorated: Pozieres Memorial, France Somme ref: Panel 54 to 56.

RICKARD

George

Possibly: Private 203162 Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 1st/4th Bn. Died 16th August 1917. Buried New Irish Farm Cemetery Ieper, West-Vlaanderen Belgium ref: X. A. 8.

RUSSELL

Ernest Ambrose

Private G/13149 The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Btn Died 23rd November 1916. Aged 36. Son of Joseph Russell, of Newnham; husband of Mrs. Russell, of Yew Tree Cottage, Newnham, nr. Daventry, Northants. Buried: Avesnes -Le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais. France ref; II. B. 17.

RUSSELL

Archie Thomas

Private 6538 Middlesex Regiment 29th Bn. transf. to (84958) 432nd Agricultural Coy.(Labour Corps) Died 19th July 1919. Aged 27. Son of David and Lizzie Russell, of Newnham. Buried: Newnham St Michael Churchyard opposite south porch.

SPENCER

Harry W F

Serjeant 2718 East Surrey Regiment 8th Btn. Died 1st July 1916 Commemorated Thiepval Memorial ref; Pier and Face 6 B and 6 C.

Last updated 13 March, 2006

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