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CHALFONT ST GILES WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Dai Bevan 2008
Researched Martin Edwards 2021

Situated in the graveyard of the parish church High Street, Chalfont St Giles. It takes the form of simple cross on circular column, octagonal plinth on an octagonal three stepped base; the memorial originally cost £460 0s 0d to erect. There are 54 names for World War 1 and 34 names for World War 2. Details of the memorial appeared in Middlesex and Buckinghamshire Advertiser" 19th November 1920 and also the Bucks Examiner 12 November 1920.

Photograph Copyright © Dai Bevan 2008

TO THE GLORY
OF GOD
AND IN HONOURED
MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF CHALFONT ST. GILES
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WARS
A.D. 1914 – 1918
A.D. 1939 - 1945

1914-1918

ALDRIDGE

Samuel J

Private 53462, Devonshire Regiment transferred to 99654, Southern Command Company, Labour Corps. Died 7 October 1919. Aged 45. Brother of Mrs. Fanny Bovingdon, of 1, Percy Terrace, Chalfont St. Giles. Bucks. Created and commemrated in LIVERPOOL (ANFIELD) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Screen Wall (South). Plot V. Row C. Grave 54.

ASHFOLD

Sidney

No further information currently

AYRES

Percy

Private 3434 [CWGC] or 3454 [SDGW], 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds 23 May 1916. Aged 27. Born Streatham, resident Chalfont, Bucks, enlisted Uxbridge. Son of Manoah and Annie Ayres, of Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 19.

BAILEY

Harry [R]

Private 26723, 2nd/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 13 April 1918. Aged 18. Son of John Robert and Mary Ann Bailey, of "Sunnyside," Chalfont St. Giles, Gerrard's Cross, Bucks. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2 and 3.

BAILEY

John Robert

Rifleman A/1918, 9th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 17 June 1916. Aged 21. Born and resident Chalfont, Bucks, enlisted London. Son of John R. and Mary Ann Bailey, of "Sunnyside," Chalfont St. Giles. Buried South-East of church in CHALFONT ST. GILES CHURCHYARD, Buckinghamshire.

BAKER

John Henry

Private 29505, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry formerly 37016, Worcestershire Regiment. Died 25 August 1918. Aged 37. Born Egtlean, Sussex, resident Chalfont, St. Gile's', Bucks, enlisted Oxford. Son of David and Sarah Baker; husband of Sarah Baker, of Sycamore Rd., Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 12.

BOLTON

Archibold

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BOVINGDON

Alfred Edward

Private 203891, Regiment Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 11 September 1918. Aged 22. Born and resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Beaconsfield, Bucks. Son of Fanny Bovingdon, of "Bois Dene", Bois Avenue, Chesham Bois, Bucks, and the late Henry Saunders Bovingdon. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.

BOVINGDON

Frank

Acting Sergeant 13527, 7th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds in Salonika 11 August 1916. Born Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Winchmore Hill, Bucks. Buried in KARASOULI MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Section A. Grave 165.

BOWLER

William [Frederick James]

Private 23115, "B" Company, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 20. Born and resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Bedford. Son of William and Mary A. Bowler, of Flora Belle Villas, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Died 15 September 1916. Aged 20. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

BRICE

Percy

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CHILTON

Alfred Edwin

[Memorial lists him as Alfred Edward CHILTON] Driver 17882, "C" Battery, 110th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died on service 21 March 1918. Born Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Mill Hill. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.

CHILTON

William

Rifleman S/33432, "C" Company, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) formerly R2/28891, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 11 October 1918. Aged 20. Born and resident Chalfont, Bucks, enlisted Shepherd's Bush, Middlesex. Son of William and Sarah Ann Chilton, of 2, Ivy Cottages, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in ST. AUBERT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 7.

CLARK

William

Private 59455, 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died on service in United Kingdom 9 November 1918. Aged 18. Born and resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Aylesbury, Bucks. Son of Charles Clark, of Sycamore Rd. Chalfont St. Giles. Buried in South-East part of CHALFONT ST. GILES CHURCHYARD, Buckinghamshire.

COOK

Frederick

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COX

Norman Walter

Gunner 78068, 143rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 4 May 1917. Aged 21. Born Rickmansworth, Herts, resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Aylesbury. Son of George and Rosetta Cox, of Rose Villa, Three Households, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 17.

CURTIS

Hubert James

Lieutenant (Pilot), 87th Squadron, Royal Air Force and Special List formerly Artists' Rifles. Missing believed killed while flying a Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin, serial number C8165, 4 November 1918. Aged 20. Son of William and Annie Rebecca Curtis, of Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, son of William and Annie R. Curtis, resident The Village, Chalfont St Giles, Amersham, Buckinghamshire,. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.

CYSTER

James [Harry Walter]

Corporal 9573, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 18 September 1916. Aged 25. Son of James and Mary Cyster, of Chalfont St. Giles. Buried in CHALFONT ST. GILES CHURCHYARD, Buckinghamshire.

DELL

Frederick Alfred

Private 42317, 5th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 8 July 1918. Aged 19. Born and resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted High Wycombe. Brother of Lily Sarah Wheeler, of Church Gate, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in HARPONVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Row D. Grave 12.

DELL

William J A

Private 21289, 10th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment) transferred. to 94934, 159th Company, Labour Corps. Died 11 February 1919. Aged 21. Brother of Mrs. L. S. Wheeler, of Church Gate, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Native of Chalfont St. Giles. Buried in MONS (BERGEN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot X. Row B. Grave 39.

EDWARDS

Herbert

Corporal G/4472, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 13 July 1916. Born Chalfont, Bucks, resident Woking, Surrey, enlisted Guildford, Surrey. Buried in BERNAFAY WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY, MONTAUBAN, Somme, France. Row M. Grave 84.

ELLIOTT

Herbert

Private 242917, 7th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 23 October 1917. Aged 28. Son of Sarah Elliott; husband of L. Elliott. Native of Chalfont, St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXX. Row G. Grave 2.

FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL

George Herbert

Lieutenant, 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 3 August 1916. Aged 23. Born Marlow, Bucks. Son of the Rev. Herbert Oakes Fearnley-Whittingstall and Alice Mary Fearnley-Whittingstall, of The Rectory, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row M. Grave 6.

GIBBARD

George

Private 18470, 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 25 January 1917. Aged 34. Born and resident Chalfont, St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Aylesbury, Bucks. Son of Mrs. Lydia Gibbard, of Silver Hill, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XIX. Row J. Grave 13.

GILBERT

Albert James

Private 266908, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 22. Resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Hertford. Son of William and Anne Gilbert, of 4, Glencoe Villas, Station Rd., Whyteleafe, Surrey. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56.

GLENISTER

George

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GORDON

Alexander Maurice

Second Lieutenant Alexander Maurice Gordon
IWM (HU 115200)
Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 23 January 1916. Aged 21. Son of Alice Elise Gordon, of Woodlands, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks., and the late Alexander Duncan Gordon. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1916:

GORDON Alexander Maurice of The Woodlands Chalfont St. Giles Buckinghamshire lieutenant His Majesty's Army died 23 January 1916 in France on active service Administration (with Will) London 2 December to Charles Allen Chase registrar the syndic of Barclay and Co. limited.
Effects £25309. Resworn £22799. 5s. 2d.

GROSS

George

Corporal 11836, 6th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinhamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 20 September 1917. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Son of Harry and Eliza Gross, of Bowles Cottages, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 5.

GURNEY

Frank B

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HARDING

Bert

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HEARNE

Herbert [William]

Private 23801, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 April 1917. Born and resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Ampthill. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

HODGINS

Albert [Victor]

Private 16020, 5th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 10066, Oxfordshire and Buckinhamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 13 November 1916. Aged 20. Born Wandsworth, Surrey, resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Oxford. Son of George and Fanny Hodgins, of Tivoli Cottages, Chalfont St. Giles, Gerrard's Cross, Bucks. Buried in WAGGON ROAD CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Row E. Grave 23.

KIRBY

Edward [B]

Rifleman 7/332, 6th Battaion, King's Royal Rifle Corps Regiment transferred to 483879, Labour Corps. Died 28 November 1918. Buried in CHALFONT ST. GILES CHURCHYARD, Buckinghamshire.

KNOTT

Bertie Montague

Private 26429, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinhamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 9 April 1917. Aged 34. Born Ixworth, Suffolk, resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Amersham, Bucks. Husband of Agnes Ellen Knott, of Sycamore Rd., Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 18.

LAWRENCE

William

Private 267597, 2nd/1st Bucks Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinhamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 25 March 1918. Born and resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Amersham, Bucks. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 50 and 51.

LESLIE

Ronald

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MANKELOW

Albert [George]

Private 11315, 11th Battalion (Service), Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 17 August 1917. Aged 27. Born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Southampton. Son of Amy Mankelow, and the late Thomas Mankelow. Buried in BRADFORD (SCHOLEMOOR) CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Screen Wall. III. C. 2084.

MARCHANT

Charles Victor

Second Lieutenant 52611, "C" Company, 1st/15th Battalion, London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles). Killed in action 30 November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Aston L. and Mabel Marchant, of Commerce House, Chalfont St. Giles, Gerrard's Cross, Bucks; husband of L M Marchant, of 71 Bartrip Strret, Homerton, London N.E.. Married 11 February 1918 in South Hackney. Joined R.F.C. 2 Jaunary 1917. Civilian occupation Cook. Height 5 feet 8 inches, chest 30 inches. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 12.

MEAD

James

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MILES

William

Private S/139, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action at Gallipoli 6 June 1915. Resident Chalfont St. Giles. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 38 to 42 or 328.

NASH

George [Frederick]

Lance Corporal 26284, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinhamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 4 April 1918. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Amersham, Bucks, resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Son of George and Ann Nash, of Chalfont St. Giles; husband of Sarah Nash, of I, Albert Villas, Chalfont St. Giles, Gerrards Cross, Bucks. Buried in VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 3.

PAYNE

Edward Henry

Private 4347, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards formerly 2945, H.B. Died of wounds 6 November 1918. Aged 31. Born Chalfont, Bucks, enlisted High Wycombe, Bucks. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Payne, of Chalfont St. Giles; husband of Ellen Payne, of 1, Ligh St., Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in VILLERS-POL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Row D. Grave 5.

RAWLINGS, MM

Benjamin aka Ben

Second Lieutenant (Observer), 107th Squadron, Royal Air Force previously served with Seaforth Highlanders. Missing from duty bomb raid flying in a De Havilland D.H.9., serial number C6252, assumed killed. 18 July 1918. Aged 22. Born 27 June 1896. Native of Chalfont St Giles, Bucks. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Rawlings, of Home Farm, Vache Estate, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Awarded the Military medal (M.M.). Buried in VAILLY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 29.

SAUNDERS

Henry aka Harry

Rifleman Y/345, 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 7 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Saunders, of Ivy House Cottage, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 51 and 53.

SETH-WARD

Eric

[Listed as Eric Seth WARD on CWGC] Lieutenant (Flying Officer), 32nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and Oxfordshire and Buckingham Light Infantry. Last seen at 5.30 am over enemy lines in a De Havilland D.H.5, serial number A9213, assumed killed 10 August 1917. Aged 19. Son of Capt. Melville Seth Ward (R.F.C.), of Sutmer Court, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Previously suffered a simple fractur to the left radius (from an accident, aNo known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.

SHUREY

Arthur [Roy]

Private 20272, 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 September 1918 or shortly afterwards. Born Blewbury, Berks, resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted High Wycombe, Bucks. Son of Mr. F. W. Shurey, of Martin View, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in SAINS-LES-MARQUION BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 7.

STONE

Vincent [Elsworth]

Private 28971, 6th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckingham Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 September 1917. Aged 36. Born and resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Amersham, Bucks. Son of John and Emma Stone, of Chalfont St. Giles; husband of Beryl Stone, of Sycamore Rd., Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. No kinown grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98.

STONE

William George

Rifleman Y/335, 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 5 September 1916. Aged 22. Born and resident Chalfont, Bucks, enlisted Marylebone, Middlesex. Son of George and Lizzie Stone, of The Poplars, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in BERNAFAY WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY, MONTAUBAN, Somme, France. Row L. Grave 38.

TAYLOR

Ernest [James]

Private 28710, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry formerly 416, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 September 1916. Aged 31. Born Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, resident High Wycombe, Bucks, enlisted Watford, Herts. No kinown grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Addenda Panel 9.

TWEEDIE

Leslie K

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WALLINGTON

David

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WEBB

John William

Private 53754, 18th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 11 September 1918. Aged 19. Son of William and Laura Webb, of 5, Hill Side View, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Native of Eyke, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Buried in SAILLY-LABOURSE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Row N. Grave 20.

WORLEY

Francis L

Private 2389, 19th William, London Regiment. Died 6 October 1915. Aged 22. Son of Louis and Sarah Ann Worley, of High St., Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 7.

WORLEY

Gordon Victor

Private 22516, 6th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckingham Light Infantry. Killed in action 21 August 1916. Aged 21. Born Seer Green, Bucks, resident Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, enlisted Aylesbury, Bucks. Son of Louis and Sarah Ann Worley, of Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.

1939-1945

BALLANTYNE

Clifford

probably John Clifford BALLANTYNE, Surgeon Lieutenant, H.M.S. "St. Angelo," Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 25 December 1944. Aged 30. Son of John Brown Ballantyne and Ethel Elizabeth Ballantyne, of Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. M.B., B.S. (Lond.). Buried in MALTA (CAPUCCINI) NAVAL CEMETERY, Malta. Protestant Section (Officers'). Plot E. Collective grave 9.

BEACHCROFT

Maurice

there is a Michael Melvill BEANCROFT, Leading Airman X90853, H.M.S. "Canada," Royal Navy. Died 2 February 1943. Aged 19. Son of Maj. Maurice Beachcroft O.B.E. and Mrs. Beachcroft, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in KINGSTON (CATARAQUI) CEMETERY, Ontario, Canada. Section G. Range 7. Grave 4.

BEACHCROFT

Robert

Captain 129138, 4th Queen's Own Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died of wounds in Middle East 2 September 1942. Aged 22. Born London NW, resident Buckinghamshire. Son of Maj. Maurice Beachcroft, O.B.E., and Mrs. Beachcroft, of Silver Birches, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egupt. Plot XXVII. Row F. Grave 3.

BURTON

William

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CARMICHAEL

George Michael

Flight Lieutenant 33339, Royal Air Force. Died 31 December 1944. Aged 27. Son of Group Captain George Ivan Carmichael, D.S.O., A.F.C., R.A.F. and of Kathleen Mary Foxon Carmichael, of Brook, Hampshire; brother of John (below). Buried in CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Grave 15117.

CARMICHAEL, DFC

John William

Squadron Leader 33421, 53 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 14 June 1944. Aged 25. Son of Group Captain George Ivan Carmichael, D.S.O., A.F.C., and Kathleen Mary Foxon Carmichael, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire; brother ofgeorge (above). Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). , Mentioned in Despatches. No known grave. RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 200.

CARPENTER

Albert E

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COOP

Douglas

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CRAFT

Frank

Private 14762066, 7th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Killed in action 12 February 1945. Aged 18. Son of Albert Bertram and Hilda Craft, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. His date of birth is given as 23 April 1926 in the 1939 Register, he was at school, son of Hilda Craft, resident 20 Narcot Road, Chalfont St Giles, Amersham R.D., Buckinghamshire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 45. Row B. Grave 3.

CROSSMAN

John [Dallas]

Pilot Officer 43283, 46 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 30 September 1940. Son of George Edward and Gladys Allyne Crossman, of New Lambton, New South Wales, Australia. Buried in CHALFONT ST. GILES CHURCHYARD, Buckinghamshire, Grave 13.

EDWARDS

Thomas [Charles]

Private 5386856, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in Italy 1 March 1944. Aged 28. Son of Charles and Eliza Edwards, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire; husband of Mabel Edwards. Buried in CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XIX. Row B. Grave 20.

GEIJER, MC

Eric Neville

Captain 141462, Intelligence Corps formerly Grenadier Guards. Died 14 January 1941. Aged 46. Son of C. E. de Geijer and Lila de Geijer; husband of Ethel Mary Geijer (nee Truman), of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. B.A. (Cantab.): Trinity College. Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms from 1926. A.D.C. to Governor of Bombay, 1915-16. F.S.A. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in BROOKWOOD CEMETERY, Surrey. St. Andrew's Avenue, Grave 202822.

GIRDLER

Charles

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GRACE

William [Harry Thomas]

Private 5499700, 1/6th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Died between 21 May 1940 and 31 May 1940. Aged 19. Son of William and Winifred Freda Grace, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in ESQUELMES WAR CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 25.

GRAYBURN

John

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HAGGER

Geoffrey [Harold Watson]

Captain 148654, 8 Division Signals, Royal Corps of Signals. Died 31 March 1943. Aged 24. Son of the Revd. Stanley Watson Hagger, M.A., and Mary Louisa Hagger, of The Rectory, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. B.A. (Cantab.) King's College. Buried in TABARKA RAS RAJEL WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot 2. Row C. Grave 16.

HARMAN

Paul

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HAWKINS

Caesar

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MANSE

Ronald [Walter William]

Spelt MANCE on CWGC] Sergeant 6457142, 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckingham Light Infantry. Died 24 March 1945. Aged 30. Son of William and Violet Winifred Mance; husband of Anne Marguerite Mance, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 35. Row D. Grave 11.

MARRIOTT

Jack [Hubert Edward]

Flight Sergeant 1186031, 142 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 16 September 1942. Aged 20. Son of Thomas Percy and Annie Marriott, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 11. Row F. Grave 8.

MERCER

Harry

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MILLS

David [Nelson]

Private 5382177, 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckingham Light Infantry. Died 10 June 1944. Aged 32. Son of David Nelson Mills and Susan Mills; husband of Elsie Irene Mills, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in HEROUVILLETTE NEW COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Grave 18.

MOORE

William J

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NASH

Richard Harry

Gunner 1545481, 59 (6th Bn. The Hampshire Regt.) Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 10 October 1944. Aged 26. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Emma Nash; husband of Mary Christina Nash, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot 11. Row C. Grave 5.

NEVILLE

Ernest

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SPRAKE

Gerald

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TAYLOR

Reginald A

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WATSON

Leonard

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RICHMOND-WATSON

Nigel Aves

[Listed as Nigel Aves WATSON on CWGC] Lieutenant 170320, 10th Royal Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 3 November 1942. Aged 22. Son of Richmond and Gwendolen Llewellyn Aves Watson, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. B.A. (Oxon.): New College. Buried in EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot XXIV. Row B. Grave 26.

WEBB

Albert Edward

Gunner 14796998, 619 Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 1 June 1945. Aged 38. Son of Laura Webb; husband of Daisy Louie Webb, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. No known grave. Commemorated on GROESBEEK MEMORIAL. Gelderland, Netherlands. Panel 2.

WILLOUGHBY

Francis John

Sergeant 565351, 42 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 21 June 1940. Aged 26. Son of George and Elizabeth Willoughby; husband of Enid May Willoughby, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in BERGEN (MOLLENDAL) CHURCH CEMETERY, Norway. Row A. Grave 9.

WILLOUGHBY

John

probably John Charles WILLOUGHBY, Private 13815, Straits Settlements Volunteer Force. Died 12 September 1944. Aged 29. Son of George and Lizzie Willoughby, of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cem,etery, Singapore. Column 398.

WISE

James

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WRIGHT

Gilbert Francis Moncrieef

Flying Officer, 90265, 605 Squadron, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force). Died 22 May 1940. Aged 36. Son of Arthur Fitzherbert Wright and Daisy Isobel Wright; husband of Mary Doreen Wright, of Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire. Buried in BERNEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave 1.

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