Flamstead

Flamstead War Memorial

Andrews, Private Frederick, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Somme on 27 September 1916. Thiepval Memorial. (MK)

Andrews, Private Percy, 7th Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds in France on 4 June 1918. St Sever Cemetery Extension. (MK)

Armstrong, Corporal Frederick G, 9th Rifle Brigade. Killed in action at Mons on 24 March 1918. Born at Gillingham. Gran-Seraucourt British Cemetery.

Batchelor, Private Frederick, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action between the Somme and Loos on 20 September 1918. Vis-en-Artois Memorial.

Batchelor, Private Horace, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Trowley Bottom. Killed in action at the Somme on 15 September 1915. Age 27. Thiepval Memorial.

Clark, Private Frederick William, 4thBedfordshire Regiment, of River Hill. Killed in action in France on 27 August 1918. Age 32. Son of Thomas and Sarah. Husband of Alice. AIF Burial Ground.

Clark, Private Percy Thomas, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Beaumont-Hamel on 13 November 1916. Ancre British Cemetery.

Cook, Private Leonard, 1st Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F., of Hill and Coles Farm. Killed during the Battle of Messines on 7 June 1917. Messines Ridge British Cemetery.

Coot, Private William, 7th Northants Regiment. Died of wounds at Pernes-en-Artois, France on 24 April 1918. Age 28. Born in Markyate. Son of William and Sarah. Pernes British Cemetery.

Curl, Sergeant Frederick David, 10th (Prince of Wales’ Own) Royal Hussars. Died of wounds in Ypres on 30 October 1914. Age 36. Born in St Albans. Husband of May of Earlesfield, Surrey. Ypres Town Cemetery Extension.

Day, Private Horace Charles, 7thBedfordshire Regiment, of Luton. Killed in action in France on 21 January 1916. Age 21. Born in Slip End. Meaulte Military Cemetery.

Dyer, Lance Corporal Joshua, 2nd Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds on 22 September 1916. Buried at Flamstead Churchyard.

Featum, Private John, Royal West Kent Regiment.

Fensome, Private James, 11th Essex Regiment. Died of wounds on 6 October 1915. Buried at Flamstead Churchyard.

Flitton, Private Alfred, 693rd Agricultural Coy, Labour Corps. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 1 November 1918. Age 34. Son of David and Elizabeth. Buried at Flamstead Churchyard.

Flitton, Private Arthur, 7th The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action in France on 1 July 1916. Son of David and Elizabeth. Dantzig Alley British Cemetery.

Flitton, Private William, 1st / 5th Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Gaza, Palestine on 21 July 1917. Son of David and Elizabeth. Gaza War Cemetery, Israel.

Godfrey, Private Horace, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres on 28 July 1917. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Godfrey, Private Percy, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of Friars Wash. Died of wounds received at the Somme on 4 October 1916. Son of Maria. Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

Harris, Private Edgar, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Flint Cottage. Died of wounds at Corbie on 21 March 1916. Age 23. Son of Alfred and Sarah. Corbie Communal Cemetery.

Harris, Private Horace, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Flint Cottage. Enlisted at Watford. Killed in action in France on 27 September 1916. Age 26. Son of Alfred and Sarah of Flint Cottage. Thiepval Memorial.

Kitchener, Lance Corporal George, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Beechwood. Killed by a shell in the trenches in France on 10 November 1915. Born in Richmond. Bienvillers Military Cemetery. (MK)

Lee, Private Arthur Frederick, 2nd Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action in France on 9 May 1915. Le Touret Memorial. ?

Peacock, Private Elijah, 1st East Surrey Regiment, of High Street. Formerly with the 4th Reserve Cavalry Regiment. Died of wounds in Belgium on 31 October 1917. Age 19. Born in Reigate. Son of Mrs M Peacock. Menin Road South Military Cemetery.

Pedder, Private Charles, 3rd Bedfordshire Regiment, of Trowley Bottom. Died of fever on 9 September 1916. Age 24. Son of Joseph and Lois. Buried at Flamstead Churchyard.

Pedder, Lance Corporal Harry, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment, of Trowley Bottom. Died of wounds in France on 29 April 1918. Age 21. Son of Joseph and Lois. Aire Communal Cemetery. (HH)

Riley, Private Dennis, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of Dunstable. Killed in action in France on 18 May 1915. Born in Flamstead. Le Touret Memorial.

Robinson, Private Walter, 4th Royal Fusiliers, of Dunstable. Died of wounds in France on 27 August 1918. Born in Flamstead. St Hilaire Cemetery Extension.

Silvester, Able Seaman John (“Jack”), Royal Navy. Killed on board HMS “Hawke” on 15 October 1914. Age 34. Son of Mrs G and the late Mr Silvester. Chatham Naval Memorial.

Smith, Sergeant William, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 17 December 1915. Born in Ware.

Stevens, Private Ernest William, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Church End. Killed in action in France on 15 September 1916. Age 34. Born in Markyate. Son of Amy and the late William. Husband of Clara. Serre Road Cemetery No. 2.

White, Private Henry (“Jack”), 1st Scots Guards. Killed in action at Ypres on 29 October 1914. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Wood, Captain John Lockhart, 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars, of The Hoo, Great Gaddesden. Entered the Army in 1892 and served in the Boer War. Died of wounds in London on 11 June 1915. Age 43. Educated at Eton. Husband of Mary. Battersea Cemetery, London. (GG)

Flamstead soldier not recorded on the War Memorial:

Coote, Private Stanley, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Kinsbourne Green. Killed in action at Bienvillers, France on 4 May 1916. Age 21. Born in Flamstead. Son of Abel. Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

Notes

Some soldiers appear on more than one local war memorial. We have therefore used the following code letters to indicate where this is the case:

AL = Aldbury War Memorial
BK = Berkhamsted War Memorial
BV = Bovingdon War Memorial
FL = Flamstead War Memorial
FLAU = Flaunden War Memorial
HH = Hemel Hempstead War Memorial
JD = John Dickinson’s War Memorial
KB = Kent’s Brushes
KL = Kings Langley War Memorial
LG = Little Gaddesden War Memorial
LVG = Leverstock Green War Memorial
LY = Langleybury War Memorial
MK = Markyate War Memorial
MBC = Marlowes Baptist Church
NE = Nettleden War Memorial
NO = Northchurch War Memorial
PE = Potten End War Memorial
StA = St Albans City War Memorial
StMA = St Mary’s Church, Apsley
StMJ = St Mary & St Joseph’s RC Church, Boxmoor
StM = St Michael’s Church, Sunnyside
StP = St Paul’s Church, Hemel Hempstead
TR = Tring War Memorial
TW = Two Waters Methodist Church
WG = Wigginton War Memorial
WIL = Wilstone War Memorial

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