Bourne End

Bourne End War Memorial

Ball, Private Wilfred Albert, Australian Imperial Force. Killed in action in France on 3 July 1916. Age 23. Born in Westminster, London. Son of Benjamin and Daisy of Bourne End. Estaires Communal Cemetery.

Bunker, Private Jesse, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action at the Somme on 19 May 1918. Age 19. Born in Bourne End on 19 June 1898. Third son of William and Frances Jane. Mailly Wood Cemetery.

Coker, Private Frederick, 18th Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). Killed in action at Regina Trench on 1 October 1916. Age 26. Husband of Mary. Lived in Ontario. Regina Trench Cemetery.

Crockett, Private Thomas, 8th Middlesex Regiment. Died of wounds in France on 9 October 1916. Age 19. Son of William and Charlotte. Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension. (HH)

Crockett, Private William, 1st Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle on 11 March 1915. Age 26. Son of William and Charlotte. Le Touret Memorial.

Franklin, Gunner John, 4th Royal Field Artillery, of Bourne End Lane. Killed in action at Arras on 29 July 1917. Age 25. Born in Coventry. Son of Joseph and Rhoda. Arras Memorial.

Goodman, Private Joseph, 9th bttn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres on 11 August 1917. Age 33. Son of George and Sarah; Husband of Mrs. John Nash (formerly Goodman) of Bourne End Lane, Boxmoor, Herts. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

Grover, Private George, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, of 2 Park View Cottages. Killed in action at Pozieres on 15 July 1916. Age 27. Son of Annie. Pozieres British Cemetery. (HH)

Hart, Gunner George James, Royal Field Artillery, of Broadway. Died of wounds in France on 3 May 1917. Son of David and Rachel. St Nicholas British Cemetery.

Howard, Lance Corporal William Charles, 1st Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on 1 September 1918. Born in Berkhamsted. Vis-En-Artois Memorial.

Messenger, Private Walter Ernest Frank, 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars of Moor End. Formerly in the Territorial Artillery. Killed by a bullet in action in France on 7 October 1914. Age 18. Son of Walter and Cicely. Member of the Bourne End Lads’ Club and Bible Class. Trois Arbres Cemetery. (HH)

Putman, Private Joseph HT, Army Service Corps. Died at home on 3 March 1917. Age 52. Formerly employed as a roadsman. Bourne End Churchyard.

Roy, Private William, 15th Australian Infantry. Killed in action at Gallipoli on 8 August 1915. Age 32. Son of James and Clara. Lone Pine Memorial.

Taylor, Lieutenant Roger Cecil, 7th South Staffordshire Regiment, of Pouchen End. Killed in action at Ypres on 4 October 1917. Age 20. Son of Samuel and Mary. Bard Cottage Cemetery.


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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