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WOODNEWTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 Ernie Rusdale
Roll of Honour © Janice Tostevin - 2005

Photograph Copyright © Bob Tostevin 2005

1914-1918

COMPTON, DCM MM Percy
CSM, 9931, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21-09-18. Born and resident Woodnewton, enlisted Peterborough. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 04/05.
FOX Arthur Walter
Private, 25186, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Boom Ravine 17-02-17. Born and resident Woodnewton, enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 11A/11D.
JACKSON Charles William
Private, G/14201, 7th The Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment. Born and resident Woodnewton, enlisted Apethorpe, Northants. Killed in action 18-11-16. Buried in Stump Road Cemetery, Grandcourt, Grave A.45.
1939-1945
GLOVER Kenneth Cecil
Private, 14355861, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 16-08-44, aged 31. Son of John William and Ellen Glover; husband of Sarah Annie Glover, Yarwell, Northants. Buried in Bayeux War Cemetery, Normandy, Grave V.E.10.
PETTIT A. J.
Private. No further information currently. No Trace CWGC.
SPADEMAN John Christopher
Private, 5887400, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 17-09-40, aged 21. Son of Marian Spademan, Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery. Poland, Grave VI.A.14.

Roll of Honour
1914-1918

The handwritten Roll of Honour hangs in church of St Mary, Woodnewton

BARFIELD

L

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery

BARLEY

C E

Private, Bedfordshire Regiment

BAXTER

E H

Sapper, Royal Engineers

BRICE

B P

Private, Royal Fusiliers

BROTHERS

C

Private, Royal Fusiliers

COLLIN

J S

Private, Royal Sussex Regiment

COMPTON

R

Driver, Royal Field Artillery

COMPTON, MM

J W

Driver, Army Service Corps. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.).

DESBROW

J

Private, Sherwood Foresters

DOLBY

J

Corporal, Army Service Corps

DOLBY, MM

H

Lance Corporal , Royal Garrison Artillery. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.).

FIRMEADOW

M

Private, Royal Garrison Artillery

FITZJOHN

G H

Trooper, Suffolk Yeomanry

FITZJOHN

H

Lance Corporal , Northamptonshire Regiment

GARNER

W

Corporal, Northamptonshire Regiment

GILBERT

E

Private, Royal Defence Corps

HULL

J A

Private , Royal Air Force

HULL

J W

Private, Cambridgeshire Regiment

JOHNSON

B C

Corporal, Seaforth Highlanders

LOCK

F

Driver, Royal Horse Artillery

LOCK

N

Private, Northamptonshire Regiment

MEARS

W H

Private, The Queens

MORRIS

S

Sergeant, Bedfordshire Regiment

MOULD

H

Private, Agricultural Labour Corps

MOULD

W

Lance Corporal, Northamptonshire Regiment

PRIDMORE

J

Driver, Army Service Corps

RIPPIN

J

Lance Corporal, Warwickshire Regiment

SANDERSON

G

Private, Northamptonshire Regiment

SHARMAN

A

Private, Northamptonshire Regiment

SMITH

G

Private, Bedfordshire Regiment

SPADEMAN

Albert

Sapper, Canadian Railway Troops - Listed as Bert SPADEMAN on his attestation papers, he originally enlisted in 11th Regiment, Irish Fusiliers of Canada (121st Overseas Battalion). Born 10th October 1889 in Kingcliffe, brother of Mr S Spademan of Woods Newton (sic), Handsford, Northants. Farmer by trade; unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 6th December 1915 at Vancouver, aged 26 years 2 months; height 5 feet 4½ inches, girth 36 inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair dark brown; religion Church of England. (National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9167 - 10)

TRAYFORD

G

Private, Northamptonshire Regiment

TRAYFORD

J

Drummer, Yorkshire Regiment

WELLS

C W

Saddler Corporal , Northamptonshire Yeomanry

WISE

C L

Driver, Royal Field Artillery

WISE

F

Corporal, Royal Engineers

WRIGHT

C A

Corporal, County of London Regiment

25 October 2005

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