- WAR MEMORIALS
War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 - Transcribed Carolynn
Langley; researched Lynda Smith
in front of church of Mary Magdalene Little Brickhill, Bucks. This has
the names of all from the village that went to fight in World War One,
but is unreadable due to weathering; two brass plaques on the cross
list those that died.
copyright © Carolynn Langley 2004
1914 - 1918
THESE ARE THEY THAT FELL
the church is a book of remembrance and a roll of honour. The Roll of
honour is on the left of the nave by the lectern; it is hand-written.
SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE
THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD
AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR
THE YEARS CONDEMN
THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN
AND IN THE MORNING
WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM.
men from the book of remembrance and the war memorial aare the same
and are listed only once here.
1320. 1st Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died of
wounds in France & Flanders on 3rd July 1916. Aged 23. Born
Little Woolstone, Bucks. Lived St Pancras. Enlisted Fitzroy Square.
Son of Samuel and Esther Rose Yates, of Little Brickhill, Bletchley,
Bucks. Buried: Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime,
France. Ref. Div. 19. HH. 4.
(Waggoner) CHT/787. S.P. Cav. Corps. Troops Res. Park, Army Service
Corps. Died in France & Flanders on 30th July 1918. Born Little
Brickhill. Lived Nottingham. Enlisted Flixton, Nottinghamshire.
Buried: Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Ref. IV. C. 17.
23605. 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in
France & Flanders on 30th October 1917. Aged 21. Born Hanslope,
Bucks. Lived Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Enlisted Ampthill, Beds.
Son of Mr. J. and Emma Lorton, of Little Brickhill, Bletchley,
Bucks. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Panel 48 to 50 and 162A.
Corporal 40907. 11th Battalion Essex Regiment. Formerly 40907
Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders
on 21st March 1918. Born and lived Little Brickhill. Enlisted
Ampthill. Commemorated Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
20056. 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in
France & Flanders on 23rd July 1916. Aged 21. Born Preston,
Herts. Lived Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Enlisted Ampthill. Son of
Mr. and Mrs. Harper, of Hoo Farm Cottages, Offley, Hitchin, Herts.
Buried: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Somme, France.
Ref. II. D. 18.
further information currently
17458. 10th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds
in France & Flanders on 12th November 1917. Aged 33. Born
Little Brickhill. Lived Coventry, Warwickshire. Enlisted Nuneaton,
Warwickshire. Son of Joseph Eversden, of Little Brickhill, Bletchley,
Bucks. Buried: Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Seine-Maritime,
France. Ref. VI. A. 3A.
202393. 2nd/4th Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. Killed
in action in France & Flanders on 22nd august 1917. Aged 20.
Born and lived Bletchley, Bucks. Enlisted Thame, Oxfordshire.
Son of Frederick and Sarah Ann Eversden, of Little Brickhill,
Bletchley, Bucks. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98.
307756. 1st/8th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed
in action in France & Flanders on 23rd October 1918. Aged
36. Born Little Buckhill, Nottinghamshire. (Perhaps this should
be Little Brickhill, Buckinghamshire?) Lived Coventry. Enlisted
Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Son of Joseph Eversden, of Little Brickhill,
Bletchley, Bucks. Buried: Pommereuil British Cemetery, Nord, France.
Ref. D. 30.
7842. 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in
France & Flanders on 9th November 1914. Aged 27. Born Little
Brickhill. Lived Hitchin, Herts. Enlisted Leighton Buzzard, Beds.
Son of John Houghton, of Little Brickhill, Bletchley, Bucks; husband
of Edith Houghton, of 39, Charles St., Bolton. Commemorated: Le
Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11.
Aircraftman 1058860. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on
20th December 1940. Aged 18. Buried: Little Brickhill (St. Mary
Magdalene) Churchyard. North of Church.
Seaman P/J 101553. H.M.S. Mohawk, Royal Navy. Died on 16th April
1941. Aged 36. Son of George and Amelia Madgwick; husband of Eliza
Madgwick. Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.
Panel 48, Column 3.
note: On 16th April 1941, HMS Mohawk was hit in the
stern by a torpedo launched by the Italian destroyer Tarigo
off the Tunisian coast. A further torpedo hit the boiler room.
41 of the crew of Mohawk were lost, while the survivors were
rescued by HMS Nubian.
– Probably: Private
5950332. 5th Battalion Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment.
Died on 6th June 1944. Aged 27. Buried: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery,
Thailand. Ref. 8. A. 27.