WAR MEMORIAL (NEAR RUSHALL AND PEWSEY)
War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Philip Windibank 2020
memorial is in the form of a Stone wheel cross set on a square tapered
plinth with the inscription panels above a three stepped base and
is located in St. John The Baptist Churchyard, Ludwell Hill, Charlton,
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LEST WE FORGET
TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE IN THIS PLACE WHO
DIED FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR
THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE
BUT THEIR NAME LIVETH
230040. 1st Dorset Yeomanry (Queen’s Own). Died 23rd October 1918,
aged 25. Son of Albert and Ann Aish, of Berrycourt, Donhead St.
Mary, Wiltshire. Buried at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery,
Egypt. Plot E. 56.
Corporal 8116, 2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died 6th November
1914, aged 38. No known grave. Brother of Mr E J Biddiscombe,
of "Hope Cottage", Ludwell, Shaftesbury, Dorset. Commemorated
at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel
Corporal 10289. 5th Battalion, Dorset Regiment. Died 22nd September
1915, aged 19. Son of Mrs B Blandford, of 7 Charlton, Ludwell,
Shaftesbury, Dorset. Buried at Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta.
Plot B. XII. 3.
Corporal G/2674. "D" Company. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex
Regiment. Died 20th November 1917, aged 31. No known grave. Son
of Harry Jesse and Fanny Broomfield, of Melbury Abbas, Shaftesbury,
Dorset. Commemorated at Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.
3/7868. 1st Battalion, Dorset Regiment. Died 12th October 1915,
aged 31. Son of Harry and Fanny Broomfield. Husband of Jane Broomfield,
of Salisbury Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset. Buried at St. Sever Cemetery,
Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot A. 12. 28.
10944. 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 17th June 1918,
aged 27. Son of James and Louisa Fanner, of 28 Hill View, Charlton.
Buried at Turlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais,
France. Plot I. A. "£.
6031. 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died 1st July 1916, aged 23.
No known grave. Son of William and Charlotte Ann Fletcher, of
"Glenlyne", 17 Old Boundary Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset.
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and face
16 B and 16.
160194. 2nd Special Company, Royal Engineers. Died 23rd June 1917,
aged 27. No known grave. Son of John and Clara Gillingham, of
Hindon, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Husband of Daisy Millicent Gillingham,
of Hope Cottage, Donhead St. Mary, Shaftesbury, Dorset. Commemorated
at Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.
H/35308. 1st Battalion, Northumberland Hussars. Died 22nd August
1918, aged 25. Son of William and Annie E Hall, of Hillside Farm,
Shaftesbury, Dorset. Buried at Bray Military Cemetery, Somme,
France. Plot II. J. 21.
T4/247397. Horse Transport, Army Service Corps. Died 24th August
1918, aged 25. Son of Harry and Emily Hayter, of Salisbury Road,
Shaftesbury, Dorset. Buried at Charlton Cemetery, Donhead St.
Mary, Wiltshire. Plot II. 13.
RMA/5814. H.M.S. Africa, Royal Marine Artillery. Died 29th July
1918. Buried at Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery, Sierra Leone. Plot
1. F. 11.
Wiltshire Regiment. No further information currently available.
Dorset Regiment. No further information currently available.
35744. 6th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 10th April 1918,
aged 19. No known grave. Son of Charles and Bessie Rogers, of
Barkers Hill, Semley, Dorset. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial,
West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 119 to 120.
Lieutenant. 6th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment).
Died 24th August 1918, aged 33. Husband of Grace Hilda Snelgrove,
of 198 Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Buried at
Meaulte Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot F. 14.
10197. 5th Battalion, Dorset Regiment. Died 26th September 1916.
No known grave. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Pier and face 7 B.
5731670. 48th Division, Signals. Royal Corps Signals. Died 24th
September 1942, aged22. Son of Albert John and Ida Lillian Antell,
of Donhead St. Mary. Buried at Donhead St. Mary Churchyard, Wiltshire.
Section I. Grave 33.
1446. Commands and staff Head Quarters. 4th Armoured Brigade,
Royal Artillery. Died 26th June 1944, aged 46. Son of Brigadier
General and Mrs A Currie. Husband of Marianne Charlotte Currie,
of Elworthy, Somerset. Buried at Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados,
France. Plot XV. G. 12.
14217233.2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 12th August
1944, aged 20. Son of Edgar and Elsie Gurd, of Charlton. Buried
at Brouay War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Plot II. A. 10.
Lieutenant (Pilot) 37420. 26 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 20th
June 1940, aged 30. Son of Stanley and Mary Rawlins, of Coombe,
Shaftesbury, Dorset. Buried at St. Lawrence Churchyard, Stratford
Sub Castle, Wiltshire.
17 September, 2022