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WELLINGBOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES A

World War 1
Compiled and copyright © 2009 - Chris Comber

ABBOTT

Burdett Henry
Private 200781, 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 19 April 1917. Aged 19. Enlisted Wellingborough. Son of George & Elizabeth Abbott of 7, Buckwell End, Wellingborough. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XVIII. Row A. Grave 13.

ABBOTT

Samuel Thomas
Able Seaman Bristol Z/4614, Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died of wounds at 10.15pm 7 November 1917 in 10th Casualty Clearing Station with shotgun wounds to the right side (recieved the same day). Aged 28. Born 5 January 1891. Son of James William and Elizabeth Abbott, of 14, Melton Road, Wellingborough Records list him as lving at Little Harroden, Wellingboro, Northamptonshire. Prior to enlistment he was employed in the Gas Department Midland Railway. Height 5 feet 7½ inches, chest 36½ inches, fair hair, grey eyes. Enlisted 11 November 1915 ; with draft for Brtiish Expeditionary Force 10 July 1916, subsequently joined Howe Battalion 13 November 1916 until 17 February 1917 when he recived gunshot wounds to the chest (slight), and was invalided back to the United Kingdom 27 February 1917; when recovered he was sent with the draft for Brtiish Expeditionary Force 15 July 1917, rejoined Howe Battalion 10 July 1917 until his death. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXII. Row E. Grave 17A.

ABRAHAMS

Horace Sergeant
Rifleman R/21336, 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 14 October 1918. Aged 30. Born Kettering, enlisted Holloway, Middlesex, resident Wellingborough. Son of George Herbert and Maria Abrahams, of 30, Northampton Rd., Wellingborough. Buried in DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 25.

ADAMS

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possibly Arthur James ADAMS, Private 3825, 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 54th. Division. Killed in action at Gallipoli 5 September 1915. Aged 21. Son of William & Ann Adams of 20, Fox Street, Rothwell. Buried in 7TH FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Plot IV. Row E. Grave 4.

ADAMS

Harry
Private 25150, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 December 1917. Born Cold Heigham, Northants, enlisted Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMRIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

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ALDRIDGE

Thomas Clark
[Listed as C T ALDRIDGE on memorial] Private 54792, 13th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. 38th Welsh Division. Died of wounds 8 September 1917. Aged 33. Son of George & Jane Aldridge. Husband of Alice Aldridge of 50, Bedale Road, Wellingborough. Born Hardwick Lodge & enlisted in Wellingborough. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 45.

ALDRIDGE

Cyril Wilfred
Private 30260, 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 2 November 1917. Aged 20. Born Wellingborough, enlisted Kettering. Son of George and Jane Aldridge, of 122, Newcomen Rd., Wellingborough. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XV. Row C. Grave 16.

ALDRIDGE

Leonard George
Private 40078, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 23 April 1917. Born Hardwick Lodge and resident Wellingborough, enlisted Northampton. Formerly 3718, Essex Regiment. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIX. Row G. Grave 11A.

ALLEN

Alfred John
Serjeant 202610, 1/4th (City of Bristol) Battalion (Territorial Force), Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action near Ypres 21 August 1917. Aged 33. Son of William G. and Sarah A. Allen, of 42, Grove St., Wellingborough. Born Wellingborough, enlisted Bristol. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, a shoe clicker, born Wellingborough, resident with his brother, Arthur Bernard Allen (above), and his parents, William and Sarah Allen, at 27, Hill Street, Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 72 to 75.

ALLEN

Arthur Bernard
Private 18668, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds on the Somme 20 August 1916. Aged 30. Born Wellingborough, Enlisted Rushden. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, married to Charlotte Annie, with a daughter of the same name, born Wilby, Northants, resident with his family at The Club, Wilby, Wellingborough. He married Charlotte Annie Cox in 1909 in Wellingborough. In the 1901 census he was aged 17, a shoe clicker, born Wellingborough, resident with his brother, Alfred John Allen (below), and his parents, William and Sarah Allen, at 27, Hill Street, Wellingborough. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 40.

ALLEN

Arthur George
Private 33588, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday at Arras 23rd April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Wellingborough, enlisted Bedford. Formerly 2512, Bedfordshire Yeomanry. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Elstow, Bedford County School

ALLEN

Herbert
Private 2880, 1st/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Wounded on Gallipoli and died in military hospital in Alexandria 6 December 1915. Aged 21. Son of Jonathan and Emma Allen. Born at Wellingborough. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section B. Grave 34.

ALLEN

Percy Gamble
Private 9833, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 24th. Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 26 March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Joseph & Ann Allen of 136, Newcomen Road, Wellingborough. Born in Laxton and enlisted in Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56.

ALLEN

Reggie A
Rifleman 59767, 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 13 September 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Wellingborough. Son of Ralph Allen and Sarah Ann Cambers (formerly Allen)of the Rose Inn, Wilstead, Bedford. Formerly 10302, Northamptonshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9.

ALLEN

Walter
Corporal 15091, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Loos 26 September 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 85 to 87.

AMOS

Arthur George
Private 204249, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 15th May 1018 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born Little Irchester, Northamptonshire, enlisted and resident Northampton. Son of Joseph and Mary Jane Amos, of 64, Elsden Road, Wellingborough. Buried in ST SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot X1. Row K. Grave 1A.

Extract from the De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Volume 2, Part 4, Page 3:

AMOS, Arthur George - Private, No 204249, 6th (Service) Battn, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 153rd R.E. Field Company

Son of Joseph Amos, of 64, Elsdon Road, Wellingborough co. Northampton, Platelayer, by his wife, Mary Jane, dau. of Thomas Attewell, born Little Irchester, Wellingborough aforesaid, 19th March, 1898; educated Victoria School, Wellingborough; was a Railway Porter; enlisted 8th Jan,1917; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 26th March following and died at No 10 General Hospital, Rouen 15th May,1918 of gas poisoning, received in action on the Somme. Buried in St. Severs Cemetery Extension, Rouen. Unm

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ARNOLD

Frank P
Private 27907, 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire regiment. Died 12 April 1918. Aged 23. Husband of Ellen Elizabeth Beeby (formerly Arnold), of 34, Grove St., Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 4.

ASHFORD

Thomas [William]
Lance Corporal G/946, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 12th. Division Died of wounds 16 October 1915. Born in Wellingborough and enlisted in London. Resident of Charlton. Buried in CHOQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 59.

ASHPOLE

Arthur [John]
Private 16116, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action near Laventie 16 January 1915. Born Rushden, enlisted Wellingborough. Son of Mr. C. W. Ashpole, of Finedon Hill Farm, Finedon Rd., Wellingborough. Buried in ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 15.

ASKHAM

Sydney Thomas
Second Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 22 August 1916. Aged 19. Son of Thomas and Ada Elizabeth Askham, of 38, Castle St., Wellingborough. His brother William also fell [see below]. Baptsied 1 October 1896 in Wellingborough. In the 1901 census he was listed as Thomas Askham, aged 4, born Wellingborough, son of Thomas and Ada Askham, with two brothers, resident The Crown, Market Street, Wellingborough. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Wellingborough, resident with his parents Thomas and Ada Elizabeth Askham, with two brothers and a sister, at 38 Castle Street, Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

ASKHAM

William
Captain, XV Corps, Army Cyclist Corps. Killed in action 11 April 1918. Aged 23. Son of Thomas and Ada E. Askham, of 38, Castle St. Wellingborough, Northants. Baptised 28 June 1894 in Wellingborough, resident Wellingborough. His brother Sydney Thomas also fell [see above]. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Wellingborough, son of Thomas and Ada Askham, with two brothers, resident The Crown, Market Street, Wellingborough. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Wellingborough, at school, son of Thomas and Ada Elizabeth Askham, with two brothers and a sister, resident 38 Castle Street, Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Belgium. Panel 11.

AUDLEY

Percy John
Private 25177, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 22. Born Islip, Northants, enlisted Wellingborough. Son of Mrs. Louisa Audley, of 5, Rock St., Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56.

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