IN REMEMBRANCE

The majority of the names in this index are taken from the various war memorials throughout the Bourne Valley.

A simple format has been used here for each entry but more information and some photographs are included in the Society's 2014 publication 'A Remembrance of the Men of the Bourne Valley who Died in the Two World Wars'. For details on how to obtain this click here.

For a very few men, only their names are known and nothing else. Research continues and we would be most grateful for information of any kind relating to these men however trivial it may appear to be. Photographs would be particularly welcomed.

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1914 to 1918

George Edward Charles AMOR
J/64837 Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy, HMS Vivid (formerly 22554 Ordinary Seaman, RNVR).
Accidentally Drowned - 22nd July 1917. Aged 22
Buried in Plymouth Old Cemetery, (Pennycomequick), grave S.31.26.

Frank BENCH
37251 Private, 4th (Reserve) Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died of Natural Causes - 8th June 1918. Aged 18
Buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Co Dublin, Republic of Ireland Grave CE 683.

David BENNETT
50648 Private, Imperial Camel Corps (formerly 300367, Staffordshire Yeomanry, Corps of Hussars)
Died of Wounds - 27th March 1918. Aged 26
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panel 7. He is also remembered on the Imperial Camel Corps Memorial (a camelier mounted on a camel) in the Victoria Embankment Garden, London.

Frank George BRICE
11013 Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 15th June 1915. Aged 26.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais Panel 33 and 34. He is also remembered on a memorial plaque in St Nicholas Church, Cholderton but his surname is inscribed as 'Bryce'.

Cecil Reginald James BUNDY
5257 Private, 1st/8th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Killed In Action near Bapaume - 26th November 1916. Aged 20
Buried in Martinpuich British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, E.1.

Fred DAVIS
7559 Private, 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers.
Died of Wounds - 3rd April 1918. Aged 23
Buried in Picquigny British Cemetery, Somme, France, A.4.

James Henry DAVIS
29052 Guardsman, 2nd Battalion, The Grenadier Guards.
Killed In Action - 9th October 1917. Aged 27
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 9.

Arthur Walter DYKES (brother of Julian Dykes below)
12417 Private, 7th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died in a railway accident - 5th March 1919. Aged 28
Buried in Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension, Oise, France, I.H.6.

Julian Alexander DYKES (brother of Arthur Dykes above)
38817 Private, 1st/5th Battalion, The Gloucester Regiment.
Killed In Action - 26th June 1918. Aged 24
Buried in Boscon British Cemetery, Italy, Plot 2, Row C, Grave 6.

Edmund John EVANS
17232 Private, 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment (formerly 6732, Private, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry).
Killed In Action - 1st May 1916.
Buried in Mesnil Ridge Cemetery, Somme, France, E.3.

Charles Ewart Vernon JENKINSON (brother of George Jenkinson below)
97281 Private, 10th Battalion, The Tanks Corps. Formerly 280090 Private RASC.
Died of Wounds - 25th April 1918. Aged 19
Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, IX.A.22.

George Robert JENKINSON (brother of Charles Jenkinson above)
200992 Private, 1st/4th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment.
Died in Action on the Tigris Front - 30th November 1917. Aged 29
Buried in Baghdad 9 North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq, XXI.W.44/

Robert Thomas KERR
2nd Lieutenant, 1/4th (Hallamshire) Battalion (TF), (Formerly 4748 Pte 1/28th London Regiment.
Killed in Action - 23rd October 1916.
Buried in Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, III.C.6.

John Stephen KING
PS 45405 Temporary 2nd Lieutenant (Pilot) RAF, 13 Squadron, Royal Air Force.
Killed in aerial combat - 1st October 1918. Aged 19.
Buried in Canada Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Cambrai, France, I.D.I. The wooden cross which marked his original grave now stands in St Nicholas Church, Cholderton.

Isaac ROGERS
43620 Private, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment.
Killed In Action in the Villers-Bretonneux area - 27th April 1918.
Buried in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France, II.I.3.

Sydney Frank TOOP
3/6714 Private, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry.
Died of wounds - 7th July 1915. Aged 19.
Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium, III.D.3A.

Stanley James WHITCHER
21083 Private, 5th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 9th April 1916. Aged 18.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial Iraq, Panel 30 and 64.

Edgar Charles WILLIAMS
28893 Private, 2nd/4th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 12th September 1918. Aged 23.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, Panel 6.

Ernest Fred WILLIAMS
6019 Rifleman, 7th (Service Battalion), The Rifle Brigade.
Killed in Action - 30th July 1915. Aged 20.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panels 46 - 48 and 50.


1939 to 1945

Harold Bartholomew JACKMAN
7584215 Staff Sergeant, Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
Died - 11th July 1941. Aged 37.
Buried in St Nicholas churchyard, Cholderton, North of the church.

Arthur Reginald TOMLINSON
PO/X 4570 Marine, Royal Marine. HMS Barham.
Killed In Action when HMS Barham was sunk - 25th November 1941.
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, Column 2. A flower vase, placed by his family in his memory, stands in St Nicholas church, Cholderton.

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John Anthony BALCK-FOOTE
14405750 Private, 2nd/4th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 16th September 1944. Aged 20.
Buried in the Gradara War Cemetery, Italy, Plot II, Row D, Grave 70.

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The Amesbury Deanery Magazine for January 1915 reported the deaths of three officers as being "of Cholderton". Although they are not shown on the memorial panel in St Nicholas Church and cannot, in the accepted sense, be considered residents of Cholderton, it is fitting that their sacrifice be included in this record. General Hamilton lived in Cholderton House, the official residence of the General Officer Commanding, 3rd Division. It was the official residence for many years. Captain Wyndham was on General Hamilton's staff and was billeted in Cholderton, with whom and where is not known. Captain Grenfell lived in the Red House at Parkhouse. All three officers played their part in the community for the relatively short time they were there and thus their deaths were properly shown in the Deanery Magazine.

Hubert Ion Wetherall HAMILTON CVO CB DSO
Major General, General Officer Commanding, 3rd Division. Late of the Queen's Regiment
Killed in Action - 14th October 1914 . Aged 53, at Le Coutre, France.
Buried in St Martin's Churchyard, Cheriton, Kent, to the right of the gateway. He is further remembered on a brass plaque in the chancel of St Peter's church, Marchington, Uttoxeter, Staffs.

Percy Lyulph WYNDHAM
Captain, Coldstream Guards.
Killed in Action - 14th September 1914.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the La Ferre-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. He is also remembered on a memorial in St Mary's Church, East Knoyle, Wiltshire erected by his grandmother Madeline Wyndham and inscribed "In Memory of my Five Grandsons who were killed in the Great War".

Riversdale Nonus GRENFELL
Captain, Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars (Yeomanry) attached to the 9th Lancers.
Killed in Action - 14th September 1914 . Aged 34.
Buried in Vendresse Churchyard, Grave No 1. He is also commemorated (as is his brother) on a Memorial Board in the Cloisters of Canterbury Cathedral alongside all those of the 9th Lancers who gave their lives in the First World War.

  

 

 

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The men who fell in the two World Wars are remembered In The Memorial Hall.

The Memorial Hall was built in 1920 by Sir Harry Charles St Lo Malet Bt, DSO, OBE, the then Lord of the Manor. Sir Harry served in the Boer War and the First World War with some distinction. In the Boer War, as a Corporal in the Cape Mounted Rifles, he was commissioned for his bearing and courage at the Siege of Wepener. In the First World War he was awarded the DSO, Mentioned In Despatches on three occasions and the French Government made him an Officier de Merite Agricole.
He wrote that he wanted the Memorial Hall to be a "living memorial". When first opened in 1920, it was known as The War Memorial Hall but the word ‘War’ is no longer used, this came about purely and simply through common usage, not through ‘political correctness’, debate, or decree.
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Photographs of all but one of those who died in the First World War have been on display since the early 1920s and photographs of those lost in the Second World War have been added in more recent times.

1914 to 1918

Robert Mark BUNDY
15233 Fusilier, 8th (Service) Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
Killed In Action - 8th September 1916 . Aged 26, near Ginchy France.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial France, MR 21, Part 7, Pier and Face 16c

Albert Edward DUFFIELD
M2/018589 Private, 21st Divisional Train Army Service Corps.
Killed in Action - 21st March 1918. Aged 24.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Pozieriers Memorial, France, MR 27, Part 3, Panel 95.

Ernest Rowland ELLIOTT
12425 Private, A Company, 7th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 24th April 1917 . Aged 30, at the Doiran Lake, Salonika.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Doiran Memorial, Greece.

Edgar FRICKER
J 61689 Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy, HMS Victory.
Died of natural causes - 29th December 1916 . Aged 20, in the Royal Naval Hospital Haslar.
Buried in the Royal Naval Cemetery, Haslar, Row 26, Grave 11.

Stanley Wilfred GRANT
RMA/14409 Marine, Royal Marines, HMS Defence.
Killed in Action at sea - 31st May 1916. Age 20.
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 21.
He is also commemorated on Newton Tony CE Primary School's Roll of Honour.

Bertram MACEY
24527 Private, 6th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died of Wounds - 16th June 1917 . Aged 19, near Oosttaverne Wood, West Flanders.
Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais. Plot IV, Row A, Grave 6.

Frederick SAUNDERS
S/3420 Rifleman, 12th (Service) Battalion, The Rifle Brigade.
Killed In Action - 25th September 1915 . Aged 40.
Buried in Aubers Ridge British Cemetery, grave number V.C.4. He is also commemorated on the war memorial in Hordle, Hampshire.

Edwin Bertie TANNER (Brother of Henry named below)
8989 Pioneer, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 20th September 1914 . Aged 20, near Thierry, France.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France.

Henry TANNER (Brother of Edwin Bertie named above)
7004 Private, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 15th September 1914 . Aged 32, near Vailly, France.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on Special Memorial 18,.Vailly British Cemetery, France.

Alfred WORT
L5218 Officers Steward 2nd Class, Royal Navy, HMS Bittern
Died at sea - 4th April 1918 . Aged 26.
He is commemorated on the Devonport Memorial, Panel 18.

Walter Tyhurst WHITE
M2/150838 Acting Lance Corporal, 647th Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps.
Buried in the North West corner of St Andrew's churchyard, Newton Tony.

William Charles YARLETT
46690 Private, 18th Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers. (formerly 3306005 Sapper, Royal Engineers).
Killed In Action - 31st October 1918 . Aged 18, near Courtrai.
Buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Belgium, Plot 2, Row A, Grave 16.

1939 to 1945

Stanley Gordon ARMSTEAD (Cousin of F R Daubney named below)
MX 510022 Leading Wireman, Royal Navy, LCT 488.
Died at sea in Home Waters - 19th October 1944, . Aged 20. LCT 488 sank in a storm while under tow to the Far East.
He is commemorated on the Devonport Memorial, Panel 91, Column 1.

Percival George CANDY
516224 Sergeant, Royal Air Force.
Died of natural causes - 22nd February 1946 - exacerbated by severe injuries received in 1943 during a malfunction on a parachute descent.
Buried in Wells Cemetery, Somerset, Section H, Row H, Grave 10.

Frederick Reginald DAUBNEY (Cousin of SG Armstead named above)
55272957 Private, 4th Battalion, The Royal Norfolk Regiment (formerly of The Wiltshire Regiment).
Died of tropical ulcers and malnutrition - 26th September 1943 . Aged 26, as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese while working on the Burma Railway.
Buried in Thanbyazayat War Cemetery, Burma, Plot B1, Row N, Grave 16.

James Archibald St George Fitzwarrenne-Despencer ROBERTSON
98054 Lieutenant Colonel, OBE MP, General List, formerly of the Royal Welch Fusiliers.
Died of natural causes - 5th May 1942, . Aged 56.
Buried in Newton Tony Cemetery, Grave 7.
He is also remembered on a brass plaque in St Mary the Virgin church in Marystow, Devon.

 

 

 

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In the church of St Andrew, two simple brass plaques, one for each of the two World Wars, bear the names of the ten local men who fell in those Wars.


1914 to 1918

Ernest Edward EDMUNDS
18267 Private, 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 26th September 1915, . Aged 29.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais,France, Panel 102.

Edwin Charles PHILLIPS (Brother of Frederick below)
7975 Private, 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died of Wounds - 27th October 1914, . Aged 25.
Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, III.A.16.

Frederick Walter PHILLIPS (Brother of Edwin above)
PO/16665 Marine, Royal Marine Light Infantry, HMS Black Prince.
Killed In Action - 31st May 1916 . Aged 22.
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 22.

1939 to 1945

Edmund Graham BUCKLEY MBE
6748 Lieutenant Colonel, The Rifle Brigade.
Died on 21st January 1943 of an illness contracted in the Middle East. Age 41
He was cremated at the Oxford Crematorium and is remembered on a panel together with 46 other members of Her Majesty's Forces at the Crematorium.

James Ritchie GARRIOCK
541034 Corporal, Royal Air Force.
Died on 23rd February 1944 while a Prisoner of War of the Japanese. . Aged 29.
Buried in Ambon War Cemetery, The Molucca Islands, Indonesia, 14.A.9.
He is remembered on the World War Two Memorial plaque in St Andrew's church, Boscombe. He is also remembered on the War Memorial in the churchyard of St Nicholas, Porton.

Joseph Arthur MITCHELL AFM
124006 Flight Lieutenant, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 9 Squadron RAF.
Killed In Action - 26th February 1943. Age 22
Buried in Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany, II.F.27.

Herbert MURPHY
Ex 1073007 Gunner, Royal Artillery.
(Served from 19th August 1927 to 17th August 1933 and 2nd September 1939 until his discharge, on medical grounds, on 4th April 1940).
Died of Natural Causes - 1st February 1942. Aged 34.
Buried in All Saints churchyard, Idmiston.

John Spencer SPARKE
637846 Corporal, Royal Air Force.
Died of Natural Causes on 27th September 1943. Aged 23
Buried in St Nicholas churchyard, Porton, Grave 2.

Albert Edward SUTTON
P/KX 126684 Leading Stoker, Royal Navy, HMS Penelope.
Killed In Action - 18th February 1944. Aged 21
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 85, Column 3.

Raymond Alfred SUTTON
14533126 Private, 12th Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps (10th Battalion, The Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment).
Killed in Action - 12th June 1944. Aged 20
Buried in Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France, IV.K.17.

 

 


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A War Memorial in the form of a simple stone cross stands in the churchyard of St Nicholas, Porton. A little distance away also stands a Memorial Hall erected in more recent times.
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1914 to 1918

Sydney C BAILEY
19554 Lance Corporal, 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales's).
Killed In Action - 8th August 1918. Aged 32
Buried in the Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Somme, H.A.1.

Luke BULL
24158 Private, 5th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 25th January 1917. Aged 28
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panels 30 and 84.

Percy Tom CARTER
202784 Private, 5th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 6th June 1918. Aged 39
Buried in the Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, I.B.2.

Harold John CHARD
Previously 286627 Sapper, Durham Fortress Company, Royal Engineers.
Died on 17th November 1918. Aged 19
Buried in St Nicholas churchyard, Porton, to the east of the church.

Stephen Walter DYER
202075 Private 2nd/4th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment
Died on 9th December 1918. Aged 21
Buried in Allahabad New Cantonement Cemetery and commemorated on the 1914 - 198 War Memorial, Chenai, India. He is also commemorated on the St Paul's Church Memorial, Salisbury.

Stanley Wilfred GRANT
RMA/14409 Marine, Royal Marines, HMS Defence.
Killed in Action at sea - 31st May 1916. Age 21.
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 21.
He is also commemorated in Newton Tony Memorial Hall.

Leslie Edward John HOBBS
3798 Driver, 3rd Australian Field Artillery Brigade, Australian Field Artillery.
Died - 10th January 1918 of pneumonia. Aged 20
Buried in All Saints churchyard, Idmiston, south of the church. He is remembered on Panel 12 of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra and in his home town of Ulverstone, Tasmania.

Solomon William HIBBERD
7959 Lance Sergeant, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died of wounds - 20th May 1916. Aged 25
Buried in the Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, I.C.9.

C J KING
No details have yet been traced.

Ralph LANE
219926 Able Seaman, Royal Navy, HMS Bulwark.
Killed In Action - 26th November 1914. Aged 27
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 2.

Hugh LESLIE
20594 Corporal, 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment (formerly 58118 Corporal in the Royal Field Artillery).
Killed In Action - 17th January 1916. Aged 24
Buried in Carnoy Military Cemetery, Somme, Grave number U.10.

William LEVER
11757 Driver, 16th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery.
Killed In Action - 30th June 1918. Aged 29.
Buried in Querrieu British Cemetery, Somme, C.30.

Thomas Christoper MURRAY
221060 Lance Corporal, 5th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 9th April 1916.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panels 30 and 64.

Alfred John Henry PRAGNELL
283318 Gunner, 17th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Died of Wounds - 3rd July 1917. Aged 35.
Buried in Wimereux Cemetery, Pas de Calais, 11.36.

Ernest ROBINS
749192 Private, 24th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment).
Killed In Action - 23rd July 1917. Aged 19.
Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, 1.L.36.
He is also remembered on the Winterbournes War Memorial.

Charles George STYLES
365671 Private, 374 Home Service Company, Labour Corps (previously 10454 Private, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers).
Died of pneumonia - 29th January 1919. Aged 32
Buried in St Nicholas churchyard, Porton, to the North of the chancel.

Arthur John THOMAS (Brother of Oliver Robert Thomas below)
14109 Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards.
Died of Wounds - 2nd August 1917. Aged 28
Buried in the Mendinghem Military Cemetery, grave reference III.E.25.

Oliver Robert THOMAS (Brother of Arthur John Thomas above)
7896 Private, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 26th October 1914. Aged 22
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Panel 33 and 34.

Sidney Herbert UPHILL
201144 1st/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry.
Died of wounds while a Prisoner of War - 10th August 1917.
Buried in Tourcoing (Pont Neuville) Communal Cemetery-Nord, O.6.

John WAGG
9122 Private, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment (brother of George Charles Wagg below).
Killed In Action - 6th September 1914 at the Battle of the Marne.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jour Memorial, Seine-et-Marne.

George Charles WAGG
8924 Private, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment (brother of John Wagg above).
Died from an accidental shooting in the trenches - 26th May 1916, . Aged 21.

Frederick William YEATES
K23427 (formerly SS111893) Stoker 1st Class. HM Submarine D3.
Lost his life on Duty - 15th March 1918. Aged 24.
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Plaque 30.

Herbert George YEATES
9220 Private, 5th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 9th April 1916. Aged about 21.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panels 30 and 64.

Arthur YEATES 353411 Sapper, 4 Company (IW & DRE), Royal Engineers.
Died following an accident - 28th April 1919. Aged 27.
Buried in St Nicholas churchyard, Porton.

1939 to 1945

Sidney Charles James CLAY
P/J 115405 Petty Officer, Royal Navy, HMS Belmont.
Killed In Action - 31st January 1942 . Aged 32.
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 62, Column 2.

James Ritchie GARRIOCK
541034 Corporal, Royal Air Force.
Died on 23rd February 1944 while a Prisoner of War of the Japanese. Aged 29.
Buried in Ambon War Cemetery, The Molucca Islands, Indonesia, 14.A.9.
He is remembered on the World War Two Memorial plaque in St Andrew's church, Boscombe. He is also remembered on the War Memorial in the churchyard of St Nicholas, Porton.

George Sidney HARDIMAN
P/KX 92864 Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy, HMS Grenville.
Killed In Action - 10th January 1940 . Aged 21.
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 42, Column 1.

Allen William KELLY
7886064 Lance Corporal, 6th Royal Tank Regiment.
Died of Wounds - 6th October 1940. Aged 22
Buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, N.30.

Samson LANE
P/JX 323027 Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy, HM Steam Gun Boat No 7.
Killed In Action - 19th June 1942 . Aged 19.
He is commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 65, Column 3.

John Sheppard Hewitt LUPTON
82667 Pilot Officer (Pilot), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 14 Operational Training Unit.
Died in a flying accident - 27th September 1940 . Aged 21.
Buried in All Saints churchyard, Idmiston, South of the church tower.

Robert Hillhouse MACLAREN
Major (Acting Colonel) OBE MC MA, Royal Engineers, Commander Chemical Warfare Troops, Royal Engineers.
Died accidentally - 20th May 1941. Aged 43
Buried in Tidworth Military Cemetery, Section E (Officers), Grave 57.
He is also remembered by a two foot square rough-hewn granite slab erected by his fellow Royal Engineers on Bodmin Moor, near the spot he died.

Thomas Henry (Harry) OAKES
5569567 Private, 2nd/7th Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey).
Killed In Action - 21st May 1940. Aged 22.
Buried in Conty Communal Cemetery, Somme, France, one of only three British graves in this cemetery.

Leonard Thomas Norris PARKES
P/KX 84216 Petty Officer Stoker, Royal Navy, HMS Penelope.
Killed In Action - 18th February 1944 . Aged 29.
He is commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 85, Column 2.

Victor John PARSONS
P/KX 82762 Leading Stoker, DSM, Royal Navy, HM Submarine Snapper.
Killed In Action - 12th February 1941 . Aged 26.
He is commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 2.

John Peter SADD
106188 Pilot Officer (Pilot), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 153 Squadron.
Killed In Action - 19th July 1942. Aged 24.
Buried in All Saints churchyard, Idmiston, on the South side of the church.

John SPARKE
637846 Corporal, Royal Air Force.
Died of natural causes - 27th September 1943. Aged 23.
Buried in St Nicholas churchyard, Porton, Grave 2, North of the chancel.
He is also remembered on the World War Two Memorial Plaque in St Andrew's church, Boscombe.

Alfred James Ernest TOMPKINS
5575800 Corporal, 4th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 22nd July 1944. Aged 24.
Buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-Sur-Mer, Seine Maritime, France, H.47.

Arthur Edward WARNER
555485 Trooper, C Squadron, Queen's Bays (2 DG) Royal Armoured Corps.
Killed In Action - 17th April 1945. Aged 25.
Buried in the Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy, II.B.19.

G WILLIAMS
No details have yet been traced.

Edward Albert (Jack) WRIXON
No service details have yet been traced. It is known that he died in Salisbury Infirmary on 9th June 1942 of natural causes, . Aged 24 and is buried in St Nicholas churchyard, Porton.

 

 


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The Winterbournes War Memorial consists of a granite cross, 11 feet in height, rising from a
plinth and pedestal. It stands in a corner of the churchyard of St Michael, Winterbourne Earls.
The cross was unveiled on Sunday 2nd February 1921 and bore the names of twenty three local men who died in the First World War. Following upon the end of the Second World War, a further six names of those who fell in that later conflict were added.
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1914 to 1918

Horace Carl BEKEN
Number 3, Sergeant, 8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) formerly of the 90th Winnipeg Rifles.
Killed In Action - 24th April 1915 . Aged 30.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panels 24-26-28-30.

C BLAKE
No details have yet been traced.

James BRIGHT
4920 Private, 2nd/8th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 27th August 1916. Aged 24
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, Panel 22 to 25.

Henry BROWNING
12421 Private, "A" Company, 7th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died of Wounds - 26th January 1917. Aged 22
Buried in the Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, grave 783.

Harold CALLAWAY
32654 Private, 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died of wounds - 9th May 1918, . Aged 21.
Buried in Arneke British Cemetery-Nord, H.E.18.

George ELLIOTT
9598 Trooper, 1st King's Dragoon Guards (attached to the 1st Life Guards)
Died of natural causes 21st September 1916 . Aged 31.
Buried in Abbeyville Communal Cemetery Extension (Somme), Grave 1.E.3.
He is also remembered on the War Memorial in East Knoyle, Wiltshire.

Harold GOODFELLOW
64146 Private, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers(City of London Regiment) Formerly 204060 Private, 2/5th East Surrey Regiment.
Killed In Action - 19th July 1918 . Aged 33.
Buried in Amand British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, IV.B.18.

John JACOBS (brother of Frederick below)
4760 Company Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 19th October 1914, . Aged 33
He has no known grave and is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, IV.B.18.

Frederick JACOBS (brother of John above)
3145 Bombardier, 113 Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
Killed In Action - 19th September 1914.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.

Charles KING
3329 Private, 2nd/7th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment.
Died (cause unknown) - 18th November 1918 . Aged 20.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, India, Face 6.

George KYTE
17506 Private, 2nd Battalion, The Grenadier Guards.
Killed In Action - 30th November 1917.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France, Panel 2.

Charles MAY
12164 Private, 6th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 29th September 1915. Aged 24.
Buried in Brown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, Pas de Calais, II.A.6.

William MORRIS
22922 Private, 2nd Battalion The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 3rd December 1917. Aged 25.
Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Leper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XVII.J.12.

Reginald Bennett MUSPRATT
184223 Private, 214 Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Died of Influenza/Pneumonia - 4th November 1918 while on home leave from France. Aged 20.
Buried in Witchampton (All Saints) churchyard, Dorset, in the North West corner.

Harry MUSSELWHITE
4975 Company Sergeant Major, 6th (Service) Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died of Wounds - 29th April 1918. Aged 38.
Buried in Alderbury (St Mary) churchyard, near the North West corner of the church.

Horace Stanley PORTER
12419 Private, 7th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died In Action - 24th April 1917. Aged 24.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Doiran Memorial, Greece.

Ernest ROBINS
749192 Private, 24th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment).
Killed In Action - 23rd July 1917. Aged 19.
Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, II.36.

George William SAWYER
19100 Private, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died In Action - 23rd October 1918. Age 30
Buried in Ovillers New Communal Cemetery, Nord, France, A.7/26.

Ernest Archibald SKINNER
Temporary 2Lt. 24th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps,
previously 2088 Lance Corporal, 11th London Regiment (The Finsbury Rifles).
Died of Wounds - 26th November 1917. Aged 24
Buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery, West Flanders. Grave IX.A.12.

Richard Edward Elcho SKYRME
2nd Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion (attached to 1st Battalion) The Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed In Action - 8th February 1917. Aged 22.
Buried in Pegstreert Wood Military Cemetery, Warneton, West Flanders, I.B.2.

Victor VINEY
7958 Private, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment.
Died - 13th November 1918, while a Prisoner of War of the Germans. Aged 29.
Buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany, IX.F.12.

William WILLIAMS
164819 Gunner, 109th Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
Died - 7th May 1920. Age 29.
Buried in St Michael churchyard, Winterbourne Earls, south of the chancel.
Footnote: William Williams was as much a casualty of the War as if he had died in the heat of battle and he was properly afforded a Commonwealth War Grave Commission burial and headstone.

Gerald Hamilton WICKS
Temporary Major, OBE. General and Special List attached to 58 Company Royal Engineers.
Died of natural causes on 21st August 1921. Age 55.
Buried in the churchyard of St Mary's, Winterbourne Gunner on the west boundary. His grave is marked by a privately erected cross.

1939 to 1945

John AUSTIN (brother of Sydney shown below)
109358 Flying Officer, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 78 Squadron.
Killed In Action - 24th August 1943.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, Panel 123.

Sydney AUSTIN (brother of John shown above)
101200 Flying Officer, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 85 Squadron.
Killed In Action - 31st October 1941.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, Panel 29.

Newton Charles BAILEY
5573346 Private, 4th Battalion, The Royal Norfolk Regiment. (formerly of The Wiltshire Regiment).
Died on 4th October 1943 as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese while working on the Burma Railway.
Buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma, B6.H.16.

Albert Victor DINGLEY
14415587 Fusilier, 6th Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers.
Killed In Action - 3rd August 1944 . Aged 19.
Buried in St Charles De Percy War Cemetery, Calvados, France, Plot 1, Row D, Grave 7.

George William JEFFERYS
754867 Sergeant (Pilot), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 46 Squadron.
Killed In Action - 18th September 1940. Aged 20.
Buried in the churchyard of St Michaels and All Angels, Winterbourne Earls, north of the chancel. On display in the church is the wooden cross which was used as a temporary marker on his grave at the time of his death. It bears the inscription 'Sgt. Pilot G.W.JEFFERYS RAF.VR. Aged 20 years. Killed in action. 18. 9. 40'.

Henry George SPRY
1199563 Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Died on 21st July 1944 in RAF Hospital, Melksham, from natural causes. Aged 22.
Buried in St Michaels churchyard, Winterbourne Earls, North of the church.