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ASHTON KEYNES WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Andi Smart 2009

The Ashton Keynes war memorial can be found in the grounds of Holy Cross Church, Ashton Keynes and takes the form of an ancient hooded preaching cross that has been restored as a war memorial standing on a four-stepped, square, base. There are twenty one names for World War 1 and two for World War 2 (not yet transcribed). Monies for the memorial were raised by public subscription and dedicated by the Bishop of Bristol 25th July 1917.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND AS A MEMORIAL TO THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918
THIS CROSS WAS RESTORED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
JUNE 1917 AND DEDICATED BY THE
LORD BISHOP OF BRISTOL THE REV GEORGE NICKSON DD LLD
JULY 25TH 1917. M J T MILLING VICAR
ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945

BARTLETT

G

87580, Bombardier, 168th Siege Battery, RGA, 5th July 1917 (30), Son of Jesse and Eliza Jane Bartlett, of Park Place, Ashton Keynes; husband of Jennie Alberta Bartlett, of Fore St., Ashton Keynes, Swindon., Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery,

BENNETT

Alfred

200673, Private, 1st/4th Kings Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment, 20th November 1917 (22), Son of Mr. M. J. and Mrs. S. Bennett, of Church Lane, Ashton Keynes, Cricklade, Wilts., Thiepval Memorial,

CHAPMAN

E A

183921, Gunner, "C" Anti-Aircraft Battery, RFA, 25th May 1917 (30), Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Chapman, of Ashton Keynes, Wilts., Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extenstion,

CURTIS

Albert George

18556, Lance-Corporal, Wiltshire Regiment, 20th March 1916 (28), Son of George and Emily Curtis, of Ashton Keynes., Ashton Keynes Churchyard,

DASH

Percy Edward

20888, Private, 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, 9th April 1916 (18), Son of Francis James and Ellen Dash, of 36, Clifton St., Swindon., Amara War Cemetery,

ELLISON

W J

37390, Sapper, 133rd Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers, 1st October 1917 (25), Son of Walter John and Julia Ellison, of Ashton Keynes, Swindon, Godewaersvelde British Cemetery,

FOWLER

W

WR/260996, 2nd Corporal, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers, 8th November 1918 (32), Son of Noah and Mary Ann Fowler, of Fare St., Kent End, Ashton Keynes, Cricklade, Swindon., Saint Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen,

GODWIN

Frederick

8683, Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, 8th March 1918 (23), Son of Richard and Hester Kate Godwin, of Kent End, Ashton Keynes, Cricklade, Wilts., Doiran Memorial,

GREGORY

John

18142, Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, 21st March 1918 (35), Son of Walter Gregory, of Fore St., Ashton Keynes, Swindon; husband of Edith Mary Gregory, of 3, Park Mead Rd., Wyke Regis, Dorset., Pozieres Memorial,

HEAVENS

Fred

8261, Private, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, 2nd November 1914, Menin Gate Memorial,

JONES

George

possibly 7170, Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, 29th October 1914 (29), Husband of A. J. Upton (formerly Jones), of 43, Hunter Rd., Southsea, Portsmouth., Menin Gate Memorial,

LONG

Thomas

10521, Private, 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, 16th June 1915 (29), Son of Minnie Elizabeth Long, of South Cerney, Cirencester, Glos., and the late Worthy Long., Menin Gate Memorial,

ROBINS

Leonard

22377, Private, 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, 25th April 1916, Basra Memorial,

MAISEY

W

3/9902, Private, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, 2nd October 1917, Cologne Southern Cemetery,

MILLING

Charles Cyril

13/2385, Trooper, Auckland Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 28th August 1915, Son of the Rev. Matthew John Tyne Milling and Edith Maud Milling, of Ashton Keynes Vicarage, Wilts, England., Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial,

POOLE

John William

4986, Private, "A Coy" 1st/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 16th September 1916 (34), Son of Frederick and Mary Poole, of Ashton Keynes, Wilts., Etaples Military Cemetery,

PRANGLEY

Norman Conway

23332, Lance Corporal, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, 17th February 1917 (21), Son of George Conway Prangley and Louisa Prangley, of Ashton Keynes, Swindon, Wilts., Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt,

SAUNDERS

John

8450, Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, 27th May 1915 (26), Son of John and Ellen Saunders, of Fore St., Ashton Keynes., Ashton Keynes Churchyard,

SAUNDERS

Samuel

20881, Private, 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, 18th April 1916 (18), Son of Mrs. Lucy Saunders, of Fore St., Ashton Keynes, Wilts., Basra Memorial,

TELLING

S

14556, Private, 6th (Wiltshire Yeomanry) Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, 12th October 1918 (32), Son of Mrs. L. Telling, of Little Farm, Ashton Keynes, Swindon, Wilts., Niederzwehren Cemetery,

TURNER

E

8660, Private, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, 12th March 1915 , Menin Gate Memorial.

1939-1945

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