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Lest We Forget
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Compiled and copyright © 2001 Dave Edwards

These memorials are inside the church.

To the Glory of God
in pious and grateful memory
of the men of this parish
who gave their lives
for their country in the
Great War
1914 1918



Private 2535, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 June 1915. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Cambridge. Son of Charles and Jane Martin, of Hardwick, Cambs. Buried in HOUPLINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 18.


Sergeant 17353, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Born Kingston, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 4.


Gunner 153986, 216th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 23 September 1917. Aged 19. Born Caxton, Cambridgeshire [CWGC] or Kingston, Cambridgshire [SDGW], enlisted Cambridge. Son of Alice Johnson, of Hardwicke, Cambs. Buried in MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row M. Grave 4.

Ernest Walter

Private 45926, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 30 August 1918. Aged 19. Born Coton, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Charles and Jane Martin, of The Chequers Inn, Hardwick, Cambs. Formerly TR/13/53462, 17th Training Reserve Battalion. Buried in ECOUST-ST. MEIN BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row D. Grave 50.

To the Glory of God
and in grateful remembrance
of those who fell in the
Second Great War
1939 1945



Merchant Navy, aboard SS Thyra The Third at one point (Details from letters sent back home) - not found on the CWGC - No further details currently

On 24 March 1945 Peter Pratt WEBB was buried in Hardwick Cemetery, aged 20, resident of Ravensmere, St. Neots Road, Hardwick.


Richard Douglas

Sergeant (Pilot) 741443, 220 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 19 March 1941. Aged 24. Son of Robert William Harris, and of Grace Elizabeth Harris, of Hardwicke, Cambridgeshire. Buried in LYNESS ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Orkney, United Kingdom. Plot P. Row 3. Grave 28.

Also buried in the churchyard


Gunner 1733918, Royal Artillery. Discharged from the Army 14 May 1943 under Paragraph 390 (xvi) King's Regulation, no longer physically fit for War Service, died 22 January 1946. Aged 38. Born 2 November 1907. Son of White and Mary Ellen Musgrave; husband of Elsie Musgrave, of The Main Street, Hardwick. In 1939 he was a Public Works Labourer (Heavy Worker). Buried 26 January 1946 at HARDWICK (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire.

Note: A soldier who has been found physically unfit by a medical board is discharged from Army service under King's Regulations, 1940, paragraph 390 (xvi) as "ceasing to fulfil Army physical requirements."

Last updated 18 February, 2022

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