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AYSTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards

From an old postcard

1914-1918

GOODWIN
Frederick John

Private 25908, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday 12th October 1916 in England. Age 31. Born and resident Ayston, Rutland, enlisted Uppingham. Buried in south-west corner of St. Mary Churchyard, Ayston, Rutland.

GOODWIN
John

Private 26159, 9th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 25th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Ayston, Rutland, enlisted Uppingham. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C and 3 A.

HIRCOCK
James

Private 52291, 17th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds Tuesday 31st July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Ayston, Rutland, enlisted and resident Liverpool. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4 and 6.

LEWIN
Thomas [Tom] William

Private 26159, 9th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 18th [SDGW states 15th] June 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Uppingham, Rutland. Buried in Croisilles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave 1. E. 10.

PYKETT
Frank

Private 25079, 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 8th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Ayston, Rutland, enlisted Uppingham. Buried in Montbrehain British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Grave A. 3.

PYKETT
Harry

Rifleman S/36999, 2nd/17th London Regiment, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds Wednesday 8th May 1918 in Egypt. Born Wardey, Rutland, enlisted Uppingham, resident Ayston. Formerly SE/5671, Royal Army Vetineray Corps. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel. Grave V. 61.

PYKETT
James

Private 25910, 9th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds Friday 23rd November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 33. Born and resident Ayston, Rutland, enlisted Uppingham. Son of James Pykett, of Ayston. Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. F. 45.

PYKETT
Tom Downs

[Listed as Torn Downs Pykett on CWGC] Lance Corporal 26897, 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 15th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Wardey, Rutland, enlisted Uppingham, resident Ayston. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C and 3 A.

21 June 2003

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