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BOX WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Dave Jones 2006

The Memorial is situated at the western end of Box village on the junction of the A4, Bath Road, and the A365, Devizes Road. It has eight stone panels, upon one of which is the Dedication. The remaining seven panels contain the names of the fallen and are shown below. The Memorial is surmounted by a cross.

Photograph © Dave Jones 2006

Erected A.D. 1920 by public subscription in ever grateful memory of the men from Box and Ditteridge who during the Great War 1914-18 left all that was dear to them at the call of duty to endure hardships, to face danger and gave their lives for the freedom of the world.

ALEXANDER

Charles Henry

Private, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

BRICKELL

John

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

BUCK

Ernest

Private, East Surrey Regiment.

BURCHELL

Arthur

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

CANNINGS

George Russell

Private, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.

COX

Arthur John

Sapper, Labour Corps

DANCEY

George

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

DAVIS

George James

Private, East Kent Regiment.

FISHER

Edward

Private, Durham Light Infantry

FORD

Arthur Walter

Private, Royal Army Medical Corps.

FORTUNE

Charles

Private, Hampshire Regiment.

FRANKLIN

William James

Private, Leinster Regiment.

FRASER

Thomas Rodger

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery.

GALE

Frederick James

Lance Corporal, 9th Lancers

GINGELL

Frederick John

A.B.L.T.O. R.N. Submre

GINGELL

Reginald David

Lance Corporal 5053, 9th Lancers (Queen's Royal). Killed in action 18 October 1914. Aged 26. Born Chippenham, Wilts, enlisted Trowbridge, resident Kingsdown. Son of William and Alice Gingell, of 2, The Prospect, Kingsdown, Box, Wilts. Buried in SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Rpw K. Grave 28. See also Canterbury, 9th Lancers Memorial

HANCOCK

Herbert Percy

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

HANCOCK

Reginald Isaac

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

HALL

Arthur

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

LAMBERT

Edward

Sapper, Royal Engineers.

MACBRYAN

Edward Crozier

Lieutenant, Somerset Light Infantry/

MAYNARD

Jesse

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery.

MERRETT

Charlie Stuart

Corporal, North Somerset Yeomanry

MILSOM, DCM

George William

Private, Wiltshire Regiment. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.).

MILSOM

Horace

Lance Corporal, Devon Regiment.

MOXHAM

John Thomas

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

NORTHEY

Anson

Captain, Essex Regiment.

OATLEY

Oliver Reuben

Lance Corporal, Wiltshire Regiment.

ORCHARD

William

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

PHELPS

Alfred Charles

Private, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

PHELPS

Frederick George

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery

PHELPS

Reginald

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

PINNOCK

William

Private, Wiltshire Regiment.

SEEKREE

William

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery.

SHEPPARD

Edmund Thomas

Sapper, Royal Engineers.

SMITH

Benjamin

Mecncn, Royal Navy.

SMITH

Frederick George

Gunner, Royal Field Artillery.

SMITH

Lewis William

A.B.L.T.O. Royal Navy.

SUMNER

William John

Private, Somerset Light Infantry.

SWEETLAND

Kirwin Barnes

Sergeant, Somerset Light Infantry.

VEZEY

Percy

Staff Sergeant, Royal Army Service Corps.

WHALE

Thomas

Lance Corporal, Somerset Light Infantry.

WHEATLEY

Albert Edward

Sapper, Royal Engineers.

Last updated 26 July, 2016

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