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World War 1 & 2 Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards

Within St Mary's Church, Bartlow, is a framed Roll of Honour containing the names of those who died in World War 1, four names, and World War 2, two names.

1914 1918

DEAN George Frederick
Private 40188, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died Friday, 12th January 1917. Aged 30. Born Weston Colville, resident Bartlow, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of David and Louisa Dean, of Weston Colville, Cambs; husband of A. E. Dean, of Church St., Ickleton, Great Chesterford, Essex. Formerly 28249, Essex Regiment. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 15.
Private 20886, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday, 22nd August 1916. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Haverill, Suffolk. (Born at Little Wratting, Suffolk). Son of Alfred and Mary Dockrill, of Westoe Farm, Bartlow, Cambs. Buried in CHICHESTER CEMETERY, Sussex. Grave 126. 40.
WHISTLER Bertram Charles
Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action on Sunday, 29th September 1918. Age 32. Husband of P. Whistler, of Dears Cottages, Risby, Bury St. Edmund's. Buried in ZANDVOORDE BRITISH CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 14.
SMITH William Cooper
[Listed as William Thomas SMITH in records]

1939 1945

POTTER Richard Philip Warren
Captain 143761, 5 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 6th February 1944. Aged 38. Son of Thomas Clifford Potter, and of Edith Muriel Potter, of Bartlow, Cambridgeshire; husband of Lois Mary Potter. Cremated. Commemorated in CAMBRIDGE CREMATORIUM, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Column 2. Also family memorial inside the church at Bartlow.
WESTERN, DSO and bar Bertram Charles Maxamillian
Lieutenant Colonel 59937, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 21st April 1942. Aged 55. Son of William and Mary Western; husband of Dorothy Western, of Hale, Hampshire. Buried in ADDIS ABABA WAR CEMETERY, Ethiopia. Plot 2. Row A. Grave 12.
Also commemorated in the Church:
CARTER Edward Maurice
Captain, 11th King Edward's Own Lancers (Probyn's Horse), Indian Army, who was killed in action at Afar in Mesopotamia 11th August 1920. Aged 24. Son of the Rev. George Charles Carter, of The Rectory, Bartlow, Cambs. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XVIII. Row L. Grave 8.
Also listed for this parish in the Ely Cathedral Second World War Book of Remembrance:
BROWN Gilbert Wilfred Edward
[Listed as Albert Wilfred Edward Brown in records]
MAY Frederick George
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Last updated 12 August, 2014

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