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STOKE BRUERNE & SHUTLANGER WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2005 - Transcribed Clare Langley; researched Lynda Smith

The War memorial is inside the churchyard of St. Mary the Virgin. It takes the form of a cross and is inscribed on all four sides.

Photographs Copyright © Clare Langley 2005

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVE MEN
WHO FROM
STOKE BRUERNE & SHUTLANGER
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914- 1918

"AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN
THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"

AYERS William
Driver 95586. "D" Battery, 123rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 23rd September 1918. Born Towcester. Enlisted Northampton. Buried: Serre Road Cemetery No.2, Somme, France. Ref. XXIX. H. 4.
BARRATT Frederick
Private 58828. 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 29th October 1918. Born Shutlanger. Enlisted Northampton. Commemorated: Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.
BATCHELOR, MM William George
Corporal G/13706. 1st Battalion The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action in France & Flanders on 3rd March 1918. Aged 32. Born Wood End, Herts. Lived and enlisted Towcester. Son of William and Rhoda Batchelor, of Stoke Bruerne Park; husband of the late Edith Mary Batchelor, of Stoke Bruerne Park, Towcester. Awarded the Military Medal. Buried: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. XIII. E. 36.
BATTAMS Alfred Charles
Serjeant 14609. 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 17th February 1917. Born Shutlanger. Enlisted Northampton. Son of Mrs. J. Battams, of Shutlanger, Towcester, Northants. Buried: Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, Somme, France. Ref. IV. C. 29.
BATTAMS William Harold
Lance Corporal 15420. 7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 25th September 1915. Born Shutlanger. Enlisted Towcester. Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93.
BULL Elsie Annie
Sister Elsie Bell, who is buried in the churchyard, nursed victims of World War I in France, and also in Serbia, where she faced the dangers of a typhus epidemic. She was the daughter of a coachman at Stoke Park. Sister Bull is not listed on CWGC.
BURTON William John
Private G/22496. 10th (Royal East and West Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action in France & Flanders on 21st September 1918. Born and lived Stoke Bruerne. Enlisted Towcester. Buried: Hargicourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Aisne, France. Ref. C. 9.
CARTER Thomas Hiram
Private 26530. 9th Battalion King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Formerly 19619 Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Salonika on 2nd July 1918. Born Stoke Bruerne. Enlisted Northampton. Commemorated: Doiran Memorial, Greece.
FAIREY John Charles
Corporal 33397. 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Formerly 23194 Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 16th March 1917. Aged 22. Born Grendon, Northamptonshire. Lived Stoke Bruerne. Enlisted Northampton. Son of Mr. T. G. and Mrs. Ann Fairey, of "The Villa," Grendon, Northants. Buried: Cambrin Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. H. 27.
GOODRIDGE Sidney
Shoeing Smith 148211. "C" Battery, 69th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in Egypt on 4th September 1917. Born Shutlanger. Enlisted Towcester. Son of Mrs. Ellen E. Goodridge, of Shutlanger, Towcester, Northamptonshire. Buried: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq. Ref. XII. C. 2.
HOUGHTON George
Private 16115. 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 14th March 1915. Aged 22. Born Shutlanger. Enlisted Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Son of Charles and Louisa Houghton, of 13, Camden Place, Doncaster, Yorks. Commemorated: Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.
PUREY? W.O.
Lance Corporal. No further information available at present.
ROBINSON Albert William
Private G/42900. 2nd Battalion Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 27th March 1918. Born Shutlanger. Enlisted Towcester. Commemorated: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 60 and 61.
STURGESS Charles John
Private G/18650. 7th Battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Formerly G/42091 Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 29th October 1916. Aged 39. Lived and enlisted Towcester. Son of the late Jack Sturgess; husband of Anna Elizabeth Sturgess, of Gayton, Northants. Buried: Serre Road Cemetery No.2, Somme, France. Ref. XXXIV. B. 15.
VERNON Grenville Bertie

Captain. 3rd Battalion, attached to 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 25th April 1918. Commemorated: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56.

WEST Maurice Alma
Private 67492. Posted to 2nd/2nd Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Formerly M2/200528. Army Service Corps. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 26th October 1917. Aged 19. Born and lived Stoke Bruerne. Enlisted Northampton. Son of William West and Charlotte Woods West, of Ashton, Roade, Northampton. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
WICKENS William Joseph

Private 115875. 1st Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died at home on 17th November 1918. Aged 20. Son of John Lucas Wickens and Edith Emily Wickens, of Stoke Bruerne. Buried: Stoke Bruerne (St. Mary) Churchyard. North-West of Church.

115875 PRIVATE
WILLIAM JOSEPH WICKENS
MACHINE GUN CORPS( INF)
17TH NOVEMBER 1918 AGE 20

WOODWARD John Page
Sapper 22871. 82nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 20th August 1917. Born and enlisted Northampton. Lived Towcester. Buried: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. IV. D. 38.
WOODWARD O.
Possibly: Private M/29732. 11th Corps Troops M.T. Company, Royal Army Service Corps. (The Memorial gives 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment). Died on 15th December 1918. Buried: Tourcoing (Pont-Neuville) Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. I. 7.
Buried in the churchyard
ROBINSON George

Sapper 2159257. Royal Engineers. Died on 21st June 1945. Buried: Stoke Bruerne (St. Mary) Churchyard. West of Church.

2159257 SAPPER
G. ROBINSON
ROYAL ENGINEERS
21ST JUNE 1945
ROBINSON, GEORGE

22 March 2005

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