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CRANSFORD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stuart Green 2006

The memorial can be found in the parish church and takes the form of a white marble plaque. There are 3 names from World War 1.

1914-1918

BUCKMASTER

John Ronald

Private 857, 11th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force. Died 25/7/1916. Age 21. Son of John Buckmaster of Cransford. Commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. Private Buckmaster does not appear on the list of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

CHILVERS

William

Private 2781, 3rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 4/11/1918. Buried at Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-Au-Bois

MANN

James Fisher

Private 320176, 15th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 23/1/1918. Age 25. Son of George and Ellen Mann of West Farm, Cransford. Buried at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

Not on memorial but commeorated in the church

BORRETT

Joh Cyril Fitzrobert

Lieut-Commander, HMS Invincible, Royal Navy. Killed in action at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Born 13th April 1883. Youngest son of Major-General H C Borrett, CB.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD/
AND IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
JOHN CYRIL FITZROBERT BORRETT RN
LIEUT-COMMANDER HMS INVINCIBLE
YOUNGEST SON OF
MAJOR-GENERAL H C BORRETT CB
BORN 13TH APRIL 1883
KILLED IN ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND
31ST MAY 1916

Last updated 10 October, 2006

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