War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Philip Windibank 2020
are situated in All Saints Church, Oaksey, Wiltshire. The memorials
take the form of two brass plaques with engraved dedication that commemorate
seven men from the parish giving their name, rank and unit. There
are five names for World War 1 and two names for World War 2.
Copyright © Teresa Sheridan 2022
THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
74534. 78th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of pneumonia
5th December 1918, aged 26. Born in Oaksey. Son of Edwin and Ellen
Ayliffe. Buried at Sofia War Cemetery, Bulgaria. Plot III. C.
Seaman R/1674. Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Royal Naval
Volunteer Reserve. Died 25th August 1918, aged 20. Born in Little
Coxwell, Berkshire. Son of Robert and Caroline Higgs, of Oaksey.
Buried at Bucquoy Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais,
France. Plot B. 11.
22768. 6th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 2nd July 1916,
aged 20. No known grave. Son of Samuel and Mary James, of South
View, Brinkworth, Wiltshire. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial,
Somme, France. Pier and face 13. A.
17293. "A" Company, 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.
Died 23rd July 1916, aged 27. No known grave. Son of Markwell
and Emma Jennings, of Church Farm, Oaksey. Commemorated at Thiepval
Memorial, Somme, France.
35740. "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.
Died of wounds 22nd October 1918, aged 20. Son of Henry James
and Dinah Leyfield, of Oaksey. Buried at Delsaux Farm Cemetery,
Beugny, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. H. 13.
GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
I HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT
5183204. 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 17th October
1939, aged 21. No known grave. Son of Ernest Edgar and Fanny Handy,
Of Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Commemorated at Brookwood 1939-1945
Memorial, Surrey. Panel 11. Column 2.
Colonel 34921. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Commanding 3rd
Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 30th November 1944, aged
37. Born in India. Son of Brigadier General Hugh Roderick Stockley,
C.I.E., Royal Engineers, and of Edith Beatrice Stockley (nee Capel),
of Oaksey. Husband of Pamela Katherine Stockley (nee Egerton),
of Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey. Buried at Groesbeek Canadian
War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot XII. H. 8.
17 September, 2022