Wigginton

Wigginton War Memorial

Baker, Private Albert Thomas, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment, of Red Cottages. Killed in action in France on 4 November 1918. Age 22. Son of Lucy. Ghissignies British Cemetery.

Baker, Private Archibald, 6th The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), of Red Cottages. Killed in action in France on 3 May 1918. Age 19. Son of Frederick and Lucy.

Baker, Private Walter Ernest, 8th East Surrey Regiment, of Chesham Road. Reported missing in June 1917. ??? Killed in action on 3 May 1917. Age 35. Son of Charles and Phoebe. Husband of Louisa Alice. Arras Memorial.

Baldwin, Gunner George Samuel, 70th Royal Field Artillery, of Heath End. Killed by a shell at Arras on 23 April 1917. Arras Memorial.

Baldwin, Driver Sydney James, 29th Div. Ammunition Col., Royal Artillery, of Clay Hill. Drowned on 23 October 1915 after the hired transport ‘Marquette’ was torpedoed south of Salonika Bay. Mikra Memorial, Greece.

Birch, Private John, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment, of ‘Pheasant Cottage’. Killed in action in France on 21 March 1918. Age 19. Son of George and Mary. Pozieres Memorial.

Blake, Private Ernest, 2nd / 1st Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry. Died of wounds on 23 April 1916. Age 21. Son of George. Hebuterne Military Cemetery.

Brown, Private Arthur, 2nd / 6th Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt), of Handcross, Sussex. Killed in action at Cambrai on 2 December 1917. Age 26. Son of Charles and Christiana of Chesham Road. Husband of Sarah. Cambrai Memorial.

Busby, Private Martin, 1st Hertfordshire Regiment, of Wigginton Bottom. Killed in action in Belgium on 24 January 1918. Age 25. Canada Farm Cemetery.

Dedman, Private Frederick William, Army Service Corps. Died of wounds at the Royal Victoria Hospital on 30 December 1915. Born in St Pancras. Netley Military Cemetery.

Delderfield, Private James, Labour Corps, of 13 Middle Road, Berkhamsted. Enlisted with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds at the Somme on 26 August 1918. Age 33. Son of James and Mary. Puchevillers British Cemetery. (BK) (NO)

Dell, Corporal Albert Edward, Army Cyclist Corps, of Lower Wigginton. Died of wounds in action in France on 3 May 1918. Age 33. Husband of Beatrice. Hedauville Communal Cemetery Extension.

Dell, Private George, 13th East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action in France on 30 May 1917. Age 41. Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery.

Dwight, Sergeant Horace Oliver, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 21 September 1917. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Eggleton, Private Arthur, 2nd Northants Regiment, of Wigginton Bottom. Killed in action at the Somme on 8 July 1916. Age 29. Son of Thomas and Annie. Thiepval Memorial.

Field, Corporal William, 5th Royal Berkshire Regiment, of ‘Pheasant Cottage’. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos on 20 March 1916. Age 27. Son of Mary Birch. Loos Memorial.

Fulks, Private Robert, 4th Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action at Passchendaele on 26 September 1917. Age 29. Son of James and Louisa. Husband of Emma. Tyne Cot Memorial.

Grogan, Private Patrick, 2nd Reserve Bde., Royal Field Artillery, of Alberta, Canada. Died on 18 June 1918. Age 33. Son of Paul. Husband of Edith. Luton Church Burial Ground.

Gurney, Private James, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Somme on 27 September 1916. Thiepval Memorial.

Gurney, Private Mark, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action in 1917.

Kingham, Private Arthur Edward, 7th The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of pneumonia in France on 19 October 1918. Age 21. Son of Frederick. Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

Mead, Private Arthur, 8th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Clay Hill. Killed in action in France on 27 June 1917. Age 36. Son of James and Louisa. Philosophe British Cemetery.

Rowe, Private Walter, 9th Norfolk Regiment, of Wick Road. Died of wounds in France on 30 November 1917. Age 35. Son of George and Annie. Husband of Elizabeth. Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery.

Turney, Private George Henry, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, of Clay Hill. Killed in action in France on 22 August 1918. Age 28. Son of William and Hannah. Daours Communal Cemetery Extension.

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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