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no.full nameburial
year
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1Harvey William Bliss195268
Harvey William Bliss enlisted as a Royal Horse Guard in 1902 at the age of 18. He was 6ft tall at that point with a fine physique. His Military record was exemplary throughout his service. He and his family moved from London to Leeds on the completion of his Miliary service. He lived in Leeds for the rest of his life.
2Charles Badenoch Buyers1930
Charles Badenoch Buyers was born in Singapore 1 Jan 1858. He was the Son of John Craig Buyers and Jane Bowie. John C. Buyers, a shipbuilder, went out to Singapore in 1843 until 1867. He built the first dry-dock and several ships there. Charles Badenoch Buyers served in the military in India 1889-1902. He returned to Scotland in 1920
3Albert William Crack197092
Albert William Crack was the eldest son of William Crack and Fanny Cross. He was a grandson of Thomas Crack and Eliza Eden. The Suffolk Baptism Index from the Thingoe Deanery 1813-1900 has his being born on 24th November 1877 and baptised at St Leonards Church, Horringer on 25th December 1877. He married his wife Elizabeth Ann Everitt on 12th February 1908 at Woolverstone, Suffolk. This information was taken from his military records. Hope this helps!
4Stanley Jonathan Cracknell191818
TR10/27686 Private S T Cracknell 31st Battalion Middlesex Regiment Died 8/4/1918 of TB. His Brother, Serjeant Arthur Thomas Cracknell, Military Medal, 1st/4th Battalion Suffolk Regiment, survived the war but died 4/9/1920 also from TB and is buried in the same church
5Albert Dean1918
Pvt. Albert Gittens Dean 203940 formerly 9534, 26832, bn Hackney, London, 19th Aug 1882. Enlisted Enfield 2 Dec 1915, to Army Reserve 3 Dec 1915, Mobilized 25 Mar 1916, to 6 Royal Fusiliers 26 Mar 1916, to 3/19 London Regiment 19 Jun 1916, to 1/7 Middlesex 30 June 1916. To France 1 Jul 1916. Missing presumed killed on or about 16 Sep 1916 during an 1/7 Middlesex assault from Leuze Wood into and around Bouleaux Wood, between the villages of Ginchy and Combles in the Picardie region of France. Albert has no known grave but is commemorated at the Thiepval Memorial in France. He is also commemorated on the gravestone of his parents, Alfred Amos Dean and Fanny Elizabeth Dean nee Wood, at St Peter and St Paul, Lingfield. Prior to Military Service Albert was a house decorator working with his father in South London, where the family had moved to when Albert was about five years old. He was not married and had no children. Some military records mistakenly show his middle name as ďGittersĒ.Earlier civilian records suggest Albertís middle name, ďGittensĒ, came from an untraced ancestor of Fannyís father. After WWI Fanny was issued the standard circular commemorative bronze plaque of the Governmentís Memorial Plaque Factory, 54/56 Church Road, Acton, W3, London, later production type that has a batch number just behind the lion's back leg. The standard commemorative scroll from King George V that was issued with Albertís plaque is long lost.
6Violet Steven Fleming1933
Born 1864 Died age 63. Charles Dales and Viollet are Derek Etheringtonís(recently deceased)grandparents. Mary Ann was Charles Daleís mother. William Fleming was the son of Charles Dales and Viollet.He was a lieutenant in the Royal Scots and was KIA on 2 Sept 1918 at Hamelincort and is buried in Queant Military Cemetery, Buissy. The Banks family were Derekís maternal grandmotherís side and are presumably linked to this person.
7Margaret Neill Fraser1915
Margaret, known as Madge, wasa prominent golfer with the Midlothian County Ladies Golf Association and she represented Scotland in International matches every year from 1905 to 1914. She was also a member of St. Andrewís Ambulance Association and qualified in First Aid and Nursing. In 1914 Madge joined the Scottish Womenís Hospital went to Serbia to assist in tending the many wounded under the authority of the French Red Cross. However there was a typhus epidemic in the area to which Madge sadly became a victim and she died on 8th March 1915. Madge is buried in Chela Kula Military Cemetery, Nis, Serbia.
8Patrick Neill Fraser1916
Patrick a Lieutenant in command of a company of the 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment who was killed in 1st July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme and is buried in the Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt, France
9John Hodgson193090
born in 1844 in Pigburn, Brodsworth died on 10 June 1934 aged 90. He was employed as a local gamekeeper. His son Joseph left Thorner and worked (amongst other occupations)as a Railway Signalman. His son John William (my Grandfather) was born at Torside Junction near Glossop.He survived military service in WW1 and lived until the 1960s.
10Alexandre Jaslikowski186053Received military medal (1831?)
11Frederick William Kingdon195558
Kingdon, Frederick: #23742, Private, 13th Works Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, WW1; Notes: I can find no Military Records for this soldier probably because the unit he served with was only formed in Saltash in June 1916, moved to Plymouth & in April 1917 became the 3rd Labour Battalion, staying in England for the duration of the War. His details appear on the 1919 Absent Voters List for Barnstaple Division, Parish of Heanton Punchardon, North Devon, but all research of this area & his address in Wrafton, near Braunton, Devon, has failed to identify him for the time being? This could be Frederick William Kingdon born in Barnstaple in 1897? If I am correct, this is probably Frederick William Kingdon, the son of Charles Walter Kingdon, a Coal Porter & Mason, b.1861 in South Molton, Devon (illegitimate son of Eliza Kingdon from Knowstone who eventually married James Richards a Blacksmith from Pilton) & Mary Jane ?? from Barnstaple who married in 1887 in Barnstaple; In the 1901 Census Frederick Kingdon lived with his parents in #3, Allenís Court, Litchdon Street, Barnstaple; There is a Frederick Kingdon aged 13, boarding with his brother Charles Kingdon aged 20, with a middle aged widow in Allenís Court, Litchdon Street, Barnstaple, he is a Scholar; I believe that Frederick William Kingdon Married Edith May Wakley, b.10.05.1900, in Barnstaple, Dvon in 1928; Frederick William Kingdon died in 1955, aged 58 & is buried alongside his wife Edith in the Town UnCon F Cemetery, Barnstaple, North Devon; There is no medals card on file; (Probably the Brother of Kingdon, Charles: Royal Field Artillery No: 151312 Rank: Gunner 1914-1920 WO 372/11, WW1); roeschlinp@gmail.com
12G H Laking198182
Full name: George Henry Laking. Born 27/09/1898 in East Ham. Married May Howard 1923. Died 17/3/1981. Awarded Military Medal 1918 with 1/8th Worcestershire Regiment. Awarded MBE 1954 for services in the Ministry of Fuel and Power.
13Alfred ListerBorn 1888 Moor Farm, Walton. Died 24/07/1917 France. Buried Mont Houn Military Extension Le Treport
14Charles Dales Oliphant Morrison1926
Born 1867 Died age 58. Charles Dales and Viollet are Derek Etheringtonís(recently deceased)grandparents. Mary Ann was Charles Daleís mother. William Fleming was the son of Charles Dales and Viollet.He was a lieutenant in the Royal Scots and was KIA on 2 Sept 1918 at Hamelincort and is buried in Queant Military Cemetery, Buissy. The Banks family were Derekís maternal grandmotherís side and are presumably linked to this person.
15William Fleming Oliphant Morrison1918
Born 1893 - killed in action age 26; Charles Dales and Viollet are Derek Etheringtonís(recently deceased)grandparents. Mary Ann was Charles Daleís mother. William Fleming was the son of Charles Dales and Viollet.He was a lieutenant in the Royal Scots and was KIA on 2 Sept 1918 at Hamelincort and is buried in Queant Military Cemetery, Buissy. The Banks family were Derekís maternal grandmotherís side and are presumably linked to this person.
16William Reeves1994
William's full name was William Carter Reeves, the Carter for his paternal grandmother. He was born in Failsworth to Abraham Reeves and Polly Morgan. He had one sibling, a brother, Gerald George Reeves, 1918-1943. Bill (as he was known) joined the RA in late 1931, served in India before the war and then in Belgium & France (at Dunquerque) and then in the North African Campaign until its end, when he was sent home seriously ill. He worked as a Herdsman thereafter on different farms around England, the loss of his military career unsettling him permanently. He and Eveline (Eve) married in 1947. They had three surviving children.
17Denis Keliher Wells1995
Denis Keliher Wells was born on 27th October 1917 in Marylebone son of Henry W Wells and Norah L nee Keliher. Little detail is known about his early life but during 1937 aged 20 he enlisted into the Honorable Artillery Company, the oldest regiment in the British Army and the second most senior unit of the Territorial Army, in the Royal Artillery, 121st Officer Cadet Training Unit with service number 1397171 and was promoted to Sergeant. He was described as 5‚Äô 9‚ÄĚ tall, of a fresh complexion with blue eyes and dark brown hair. He served a total of 2 years and 22 days and was discharged on 23rd December 1939 at Aldershot upon being appointed to an Emergency Commission in the Regular Army. His military conduct was given as Very Good and his Testimonial read: ‚ÄĚExcellent technical knowledge and a good all round cadet. Though somewhat diffident in nature, should do well‚ÄĚ The next day, 24th December aged 22 Denis was Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant into the RA with a new service number 113128. He was promoted to War Substantive Lieutenant on 27th June 1941, Temporary Captain 5th February 1943, Acting Major 1st November 1943, War Substantive Captain and Honorary Major 1st February 1944. He saw service in North Africa as part of the 8th Army, the Italian campaign and North West Europe and was mentioned in despatches on 22nd March 1945 for gallant and distinguished Services in NW Europe. He was awarded the 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with 8th Army clasp, Italy Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 1939-45 with MiD. On 3rd May 1946 he was discharged from the 190th Field Regiment RA at the Military dispersal unit in Guildford and in the London Gazette of 25th March 1949 awarded the Efficiency Medal ‚ÄėTerritorial‚Äô with the HAC ribbon. On 1st April 1951 he transferred from the war time Emergency Commission back into the Territorial Army as a Lieutenant with seniority backdated 22nd January 1944 and one month later on 1st May promoted back to Captain and acting Major which became substantive on 27th October. On 1st January 1958 he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel followed by promotion to Brevet Colonel on 1st January 1962 and transferred to the Territorial Army Reserve of Officers on 2nd January aged 44, and back into the TA from the TARO on 14th February 1963. He was promoted to full Colonel the same day moving from the Royal Artillery to Commands and Staff. On 28th February 1965 aged 48 he was transferred from the active list back into the TARO and was awarded the Efficiency Decoration ‚ÄėTerritorial‚Äô in the London gazette of 16th March 1965, the earlier award of his Efficiency Medal was for some reason cancelled the same day, although the medal was never returned. In July 1986 aged 69 Denis Married Evelyn M Beattie in the registration district of Deben, Suffolk and died nine years later during the first quarter of 1995 aged 77 and is buried in All Saint‚Äôs Church, Sudbourne, Suffolk, his headstone being placed by his wife.
18Herbert Oscar Wiseley191621his military record says he died Sept 15 1916
19Ernest John Woolsey197280
born 25 August 1892, Whitechapel. Son of William & Anna Emily nee Willden. 1911 Private Coldstream Guards. Resident of Shropham, Norfolk c.1913/14, member of Church Choir.Recalled to Coldstream Guards entered France/Belgium 13 Aug 1914 awarded 1914 'Mons' star clasp & roses.Made 'King's Corporal'Commissioned c.July 1917 2nd Lt Norfolk Regiment. Awarded Military Cross (Gazetted 9 Jan 1918)Citation; 'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a hostile attack on our trenches. He displayed the greatest initiative and fearlessness in organising the supports, taking reinforcements up through a heavy barrage and personally bringing a Stokes mortar into action under very heavy shell fire after it had been partially buried. Two days later, he reconnoitred a sap which had been evacuated by the enemy,and, singlehanded, brought in two machine guns, during which action he was several times fired upon at close range.' Promoted to Lieutenant 25 Nov 1918. Ended his Gt War service on the North West Frontier, Afghanistan.
20George Francis Worsley191481
Soldier....Oriental Office, British Library, King's Cross, London Military cadet papers - L/MIL/9/223 pages 546-564 Bombay Service Papers - L/MIL/12/1 page 253 Officers of the Bengal Army 1758-1834 (Hodson) Harts Army List - left a last will in public records. Issued one medal 1854 IGS, one clasp Persia
21T W Youngson
T W Youngson served as an officer in the KOSB in the late victorian/Edwardian period. A web search (key words 'T W Youngson' KSOB)results in multiple references to his early military career. He also served in the Great War.

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