Great St Mary Church War Memorial, Cambridge

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About the memorial: Dedicated to both wars
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GREAT ST MARY CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL CAMBRIDGE CITY, CAMBRIDGESHIRE Compiled with additional information by kind permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission To the memory of those from this church who died in the War 1914-1919 The East Window in St Andrew’s Chapel is dedicated ARMSTRONG Christopher. (Unable to find the correct one listed with the CWGC) BOUGHEY Anchitel Edward Fletcher. Lieutenant, 8th Rifle Brigade, died 10th October 1918 aged 26. Son of A H F Boughey, (Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge) and Katharine a of 4. Cranmer Road, Cambridge. Buried at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland. COOKE Christopher Arthur Gresham. Midshipman, H.M.S., Vanguard, Royal Navy, died 9th July 1917 aged 18. Son of Arthur Cooke, F.R.C.S., and Lucy Vivian of Grove Lodge, Cambridge. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. CRAFT Cecil Edward. PrivateG/40919, 13th Middlesex Regiment, died 21st March 1918. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France CUNNINGHAM James Michael. Captain, 7th Suffolk Regiment, died 28th March 1918 aged 39. Son of William Cunningham, D.D. and Adele, and husband of Bertha M of 2. St Paul’s Road, Cambridge. Buried at Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. DARLING Frederick George. (CWGC have F) Private 40299, 11th Suffolk Regiment, died 7th September 1918. Son of Mrs Louisa Darling of Tring Street, Cambridge. Buried at the Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie, France. GOODCHILD John Stanley. Private 3290, Suffolk Yeomanry, died 29th November 1916. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey. HARRIS Gilbert Neville. Lance Corporal, G/9033, 2nd Royal Fusiliers, died 6th June 1915. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial,Turkey. HARRIS Bertie Archibald Blinkhorn. Private 325563, 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 4th September 1917 aged 31. Son of Thomas William of 34. Glisson Road, Cambridge, and husband of Eleanor Ann of 15. Malcolm Street, Cambridge. Buried at Voormezeele Enclosure No1 and No2 Ieper, Belgium. HOPKINS Edward Favill George. 2nd Lieutenant, 181st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, died 30th March 1917 aged 19. Son of Mr E J of Hills Road, Cambridge. Buried at Aizecourt-Le-Bas, churchyard, Somme, France. KIRKUP Alfred William. Corporal 325671, 1st Cambridge Regiment, died 26th September 1917 aged 27. Son of Alfred and Alice of 75. King Street, Cambridge. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. KNOTT Charles Singleton. 2nd Lieutenant, C.Coy, 11th Royal Fusiliers, died 23rd March 1918 aged 19. Son of Mr and Mrs Hammett C Knott of 8. Cranmer Road, Cambridge. He was Head Boy of Perse School, Cambridge, and Scholar-Elect at St Peter’s College, Cambridge. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. MANN George Henry. (Military Medal) Sergeant 235374, 2nd South Staffordshire Regiment, died 1st October 1918 aged 28. Son of Henry John of 177. Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried at St Sever Cemetery, Extension, Rouen, France. MORGAN Fothergill Lewis. 2nd Lieutenant, 1/7th London Regiment, died 3rd December 1917 aged 28. Son of Lewis james and Ellen of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, and husband of Ethel B of “Longstone”, Milton Road, Cambridge. Buried at Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France. PHEAR Henry John. Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery attached to 11th Army Brigade, died 17th October 1917 aged 28. Son of Henry Herbert and Alice Mary of Salisbury, Rhodesia. Born in Cape Privince. His brother Norman also fell. Buried at Adinkerke Military Cemetery, De Panne Belgium. PHEAR Norman Carlyon. 2nd Lieutenant, 27th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, died 20th November 1917 aged 19. Son of Henry Herbert and Alice Mary of Salisbury, Rhodesia and brother of Henry who also fell. Buried at Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, France. PLATTS John Carrick. (CWGC have PLatts) Captain, 10th Duke of Cambridge’s Own Lancers (Hodson’s Horse, attached 17th Indian Cavalry, died 7th March 1920 aged 22. Son of Rev Charles (formerly Transport Officer, 11th Suffolk Regiment) and Jessie Platts of 38. Harcourt Terrace, Earls Court, London and brother of Edgar who also fell. Buried at North Gate Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq PLATTS Edgar Lovell Filmer (Memorial has Edgar Lovell) CWGC have PLatts) Lieutenant, 1st Royal Marine Light Infantry, Royal Navy Division. Died 28th April 1917 aged 17. Son of Rev Charles (formerly Transport Officer, 11th Suffolk Regiment) and Jessie Platts of 38. Harcourt Terrace, Earls Court, and brother of John who also fell. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France RAYNER Donald. Lieutenant, C. Coy, 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 8th August 1918 aged 25. Son of George Green and Flora G of “Glebelands” Grange Road, Cambridge. Buried at Ribeout Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. SORLEY Charles Hamilton. Captain, 7th Suffolk Regiment, died 13th Octobert 1915 aged 20. Son of Mr W.R. and Mrs J.C. of St Giles, Chesterton Lane, Cambridge. Sorley, was educated at Marlborough, and won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He enlist in August 1914 and soon found himself in the trenches, and he made Captain August 1915. Sorley, was killed in action at Loos of the same year. His ‘Marlborough and Other Poems’ was published in 1916 and ran into four editions. It was said that, Sorley, had a real gift for rhyming. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. WOOD Patrick Bryan Sandford. Lieutenant, 67th Wing, Royal Air Force, died 24th May 1918 aged 19. Son of Charles Wood, (Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge) and Charlotte Georgina of 17. Cranmer Road, Cambridge. Buried at Taranto Town Cemetery Extension, Italy WITT Ernest, (CWGC have Ernest Albert). Private 8579, 1st Suffolk Regiment, died 8th May 1915. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. WITT William (There is no “William” listed only William Hugh it may by one of the same), Private 7292, 2nd Suffolk Regiment died 26th August 1914. Commemorated on the La-Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 1939-1945 COOKE Nicholas Gresham. Flight Lieutenant, 264 Squadron, Royal Air Force, died 31st May 1940 aged 26. Son of Arthur and Lucy Vivien of Cambridge. Commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. GOODCHILD John Mowbray. Private 5832376, 5th Suffolk Regiment, died 11th October 1943 aged 22. Son of Harold Hicks and Agnes Joyce Wharton Goodchild of Cambridge. Buried at Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. HARDY Leonard. Sun Lieutenant (A), H.M.S. Ringtail, Royal Navy, died 9th July 1945 aged 25. Son of William Alfred and Florence of Cambridge. Commemorated on the Lee on Solent Memorial, Hampshire. NICE Leonard Vincent. Lance Corporal 5933417, 2nd Cambridgeshire Regiment, died 21st September 1944 aged 35. Son of Frank Osborn and Eliza of Cambridge. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. RODERICK Alan. Able Seaman, D/JX213935, H.M.S. Broadwater, Royal Navy, died 18th October 1941 aged 24. Son of Henry Buckley and Hilda Mary of Cambridge. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. SEWELL Kenneth Randolph. Sergeant, Observer 751350, 35th Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve died 15th August 1941 aged 25. Son of Alfred Randolph and Margaret, and husband of Marjorie of St Albans, Hertfordshire. Buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

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