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World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 Ernie Rusdale

1914-1918
BROWETT George Harry

Private, 13160, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Trones Wood 14-07-16, aged 31. Born Thornhaugh, enlisted Northampton. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 11A/11D.

BURBIDGE John Tom

Private, 44453, 26th (Tyneside Irish) Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 06-02-17, aged 35. Formerly 5741, Middlesex Regiment. Born Thornhaugh, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Henry and Sarah Burbidge, 30, Thornhaugh, Wansford. Commemorated on Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Grave VIII.B.199.

CULPIN George Frederick

Sergeant, 313, 1st Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action 11-11-14, aged 26. Born Thornhaugh, enlisted Edinburgh. Son of Thomas and Emma Culpin, 39, Thornhaugh, Wansford. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 37.

LILLEY George

Private, 43476, 9th Essex Regiment. Killed in action 24-09-18, aged 34. Formerly 23496, Northamptonshire Regiment. Born and resident Thornhaugh, enlisted Peterborough. Son of John and Betsy Lilley, 30, Thornhaugh, Wansford. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Haucourt, Panel 07.

MILLS Albert E

Private, 55447, 17th Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 31-07-17, aged 25. Formerly 2484, Montgomeryshire Yeomanry. Born Thornhaugh, Northants, enlisted Welshpool. Son of John and Elizabeth Mills, 11, Wansford Road, Stibbington. See also Stibbington-cum-Sibson Memorial. Commemorated Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 22.

MILLS Frederick

Private, 22507, 11th (Prince Albertís Own) Hussars. Killed in action 24-05-15, aged 25. Son of John and Elizabeth Mills, 11, Wansford Road, Stibbington. See also Stibbington-cum-Sibson Memorial. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 05.

SMITH Frank

L/Corporal, 66813, 50th Co. Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 17-10-18, aged 30. Formerly G/12606, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Born Thornhaugh, enlisted Ealing. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Haucourt, Panel 10.

SMITH George

Private, 20225, 2nd Leicester Regiment. Died of wounds 07-01-16, aged 22. Born and resident Wansford, enlisted London. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 12.

1939-1945
EMBLOW Edward Sydney

Gunner, 905119, 135th (Hertfordshire Yeomanry), Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died of wounds 29-06-42, aged 25. Son of Ernest Florence Emblow, Peterborough; husband of Dorothy Emblow, Wansford. Buried in Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore, Grave 36.A.4.

11 August 2003

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