Long Marston

Long Marston War Memorial

Badrick, Private George, 6th Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Somme on 29 September 1916. Son of George and Louisa of Tring. Thiepval Memorial.

Chapman, Private Walter Jesse, 1st The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt), of Church Farm. Killed in action at the Somme on 9 November 1916. Age 19. Son of John and Mary. Thiepval Memorial.

Chappin, Corporal James, 2nd / 5th Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 7 April 1917. Age 22. Son of John and Clara. Vadencourt British Cemetery.

Clarke, Private William Ernest, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, of Cheddinton Road. Killed in action at the Somme on 15 July 1916. Age 36. Husband of Gertrude. Thiepval Memorial.

Gregory, Private Harry, 7th Royal Sussex Regiment, of Cheddington Road. Died of wounds in France on 28 August 1918. Age 36. Son of James and Elizabeth of Little Farm. Husband of Mary. St Sever Cemetery Extension.

Ives, Private James William, 8th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres on 31 July 1917. Husband of Edith, (the village postmistress). Formerly employed as a carpenter and undertaker for Herbert Gregory. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. (TR)

Wallis, Lance Corporal Albert, 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Enlisted with the Army Service Corps. Killed in action in France on 7 October 1918. Age 30. Son of Sarah and the late Frederick. Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Wallis, Private Joseph, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos on 30 July 1916. Age 21. Son of Sarah. Loos Memorial.

Winfield, Driver Walter, Horse Transport Company, Army Service Corps, of Cheddington Lane. Died of malaria in Salonika, Greece on 11 February 1918. Age 31. Born in Berkhamsted. Son of John and Louisa. Mikra British Cemetery.

Long Marston soldiers not recorded on the War Memorial:

Chandler, Sergeant Charles, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France on 12 October 1916. Age 30. Son of James and Mary of Long Marston. Husband of Edith. Warlencourt British Cemetery.

Chappin, Private Harry, 6th Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry. Died of wounds in France on 3 August 1916. Age 24. Son of John and Clara. Couin British Cemetery.

Dean, Private George Henry, 4th Essex Regiment, of 28 Henry Street, Tring. Died on 16 August 1919. Age 32. Long Marston Churchyard.

Haynes, Second Lieutenant William Charles, 3rd / 5th Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, of Long Marston. Killed in action at Arras on 3 May 1917. Arras Memorial.

Proctor, Private Lewis Herman, 7th The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt) of Addlestone, Surrey. Killed in action in France on 18 November 1916. Age 36. Born in Long Marston. Son of John and Emma. Husband of Ethel. Grandcourt Road 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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