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WINTERBOURNE BASSETT WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Andy Pay, Researched Janet Graves 2004

The Memorials are in the Parish Church of St. Katherine and St. Peter. They are both made of brass, and the WW1 records both those that died and those that served during the war.
Photograph © Andy Pay 2004

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING
SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY
DURING THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

1914-1918

EATWELL

Albert Edward

Private 9093, 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th October, 1914. Age 21. Born and resident Winterbourne Bassett, enlisted Devizes. Son of Mrs. W. Eatwell, of 6, Fox Row, Winterbourne, Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France, Panel 33 and 34.

RANDALL

C. E.

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SWADDEN

Arthur Thomas

Private 3221, 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Died of wounds 24th October, 1918. Born and resident Winterbourne Bassett, enlisted Devizes. Formerly 12561, Wiltshire Regiment. Buried in the St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France, S. II. DD. 22.

Note: There were eight general, five stationary, one British Red Cross and one labour hospital, and No. 2 Convalescent Depot at Rouen. The extension to the cemetery at St. Sever was started in September 1916, and completed in April, 1920.

1939-1945

ANDREWS

Albert Stanley

Sapper 1871651, 26th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 15th September, 1943. Age 28. Buried in the Berlin 1939 1945 War Cemetery, Germany, 11. H. 2.

HORTON

George Aubrey James

Flying Officer (Navigator) 142461, 15th Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 8th May, 1944. Age 29. Son of Garnet and Olive Mildred Greenwood Horton, of Marlborough, Wiltshire. Buried in the Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery, France, Plot L, Row B, Grave 19.

IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE AUBREY JAMES HORTON
FLYING OFFICER R.A.F.V.R. KILLED
ON ACTIVE SERVICE OVER NANTES 8TH
MAY, 1944, AGED 29 YEARS. HE LIES
BURIED AT BOUGEUNAIS, FRANCE.

TUCK

Frederick George

Private 5571199, 8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 29th May. Age 21. Commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, France, Column 58.

 

THEIR NAME SHALL LIVETH FOREVERMORE

THOSE WHO SERVED

1914-1918

BRIDGES

W.

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CAMILLE

H.

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CULLIFORD

A. E.

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GARRETT

G.

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HILLIER

T.

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HORSMAN

A.

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NASH

C.

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PAYNE

W.

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PERRY

A. J.

MM French.

PERRY

B. E.

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PERRY

R. D.

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SMITH

G.

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SMITH

O.

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SMITH

W.

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TILBY

J.

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WILLOUGHBY

L.

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17 October 2004
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