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WITTERING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 Ernie Rusdale

1914-1918

GLEW

Aubrey E.

2nd Lieutenant, A. E. Glew, No. 24 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Died 08-09-16. Buried in St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Grave V.B.05.

REEDMAN

Ernest

Private, 74660, 7th Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 27-03-18. Formerly 304270, Royal Army Service Corps. Born Wittering, enlisted Peterborough, resident Wansford. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 03.

ROFFE

Edwin J.

Private. No further information currently.

ROFFE

Frank

Believed to be: Private, 201203, George Francis Roffe, 1/4th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 02-05-17, aged 27. Born Illinois, USA, enlisted Stamford, Lincs. Husband of Elizabeth Ann Roffe, 3, Thompson's Yard, Austin Street, Stamford, Lincs. Buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Loos, Sp. Mem. 14.

ROFFE

Richard

Private, 27761, Richard Roffe, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Battle of the Dunes 10-07-17. Enlisted Wansford. Commemorated on Nieuport Memorial, Belgium.

ROFFE

Thomas

Private, 23748, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 13-08-17, aged 42. Born Wittering, enlisted Barnack. Son of Thomas and Rebecca Roffe, Wittering, Northants. Buried in Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ypres, Grave II.H.42.

SMITH, MM

Leonard

Private, 35961, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29-04-17, aged 30. Born Peterborough, enlisted Luton. Awarded the Military Medal. Son of Florence Steward (formerly Smith) and Walter Steward (stepfather); husband of Martha Alice Smith, Wittering, near Peterborough. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 05.

WALTHAM

Horace

Corporal, 293082, Horace Mowbray Waltham, 4th Middlesex Regiment. Died of wounds 09-05-18, aged 32. Formerly 27866, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born Barnack, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. H. Waltham and Mrs. K. E. Waltham, Stamford; husband of Mrs. Ellen E. Waltham, Belton, Grantham. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Grave XII.B.10.

Not Recorded on Memorial:

LEETON

Albert

Private, 38823, 2nd Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 08-05-18. Born Wittering, Northants, enlisted Stamford. Buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery, Grave I.B.84.

4 July 2004

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