CONINGTON WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 - detailed information
copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards
memorial is to be found on the wall adjacent to font in St. Mary's Church,
School Lane, Conington, South Cambridgeshire. It takes the form of a
plain, rectangular, brass, plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard with
an incised inscription. There are 4 names listed for World War 1 only.
the Glory of God
In memory of the undernamed men of
Conington who lost their lives in
the European War 1914 - 1919
26 November, 2018
Sergeant 6104, "C" Company, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire
Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915 in France & Flanders.
Age 31. Born Fenstanton, enlisted Bedford. Husband of Florence Louise
Coulson, of 30, Third Avenue, Camel's Head, Devonport. Commemorated
on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
Private 17519, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, died of wounds
14th March 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Fenstanton, enlisted
Cambridge. Son of Mrs. A Harradine, of The White Swan, Connington,
Cambs. Buried in LE TOUQUET-PARIS PLAGE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de
Lance Corporal 45846, 11th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died
11th July 1918 in France & Flanders. Born conington, enlisted
Barnsley, resident Cambridge. Formerly 3106, Yorkshire and Lancashire
Regiment. Prisoner of War. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY,
Private 1009630, 46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan
Regiment), died 26th October 1917, age 32. Son of Samuel and Sarah
Peel:, of Conington; husband of Annie Grace Peet, of Kelliher, Saskatchewan.
Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen,