WW1: Roll of Honour: Aldridge, Leslie William
Rank Merchant Navy Death 7 Dec 1914, on SS Vedra, Morecombe Bay. Family Son of William and Theodosia Aldridge of Back Lane Biographic detail Aged 19 Extra detail The SS Vedra was carrying a cargo of benzene and ran aground in a storm, there was fire followed by an explosion. Only 2 of the 35
WW1: Roll of Honour: Bailey, William James
Rank & Unit Private, 19th Btn, Lancs Fusiliers Death 25 April 1918 Family Son of William James and Miriam Bailey. Left a widow, Gertrude Biographic detail Baptised in Aldbourne on 1st October 1882 Extra detail Had moved away from Aldbourne before joining the army, probably to Cornwall, he enlisted in Newquay
WW1: Roll of Honour: Baldwin, Terence Kennet James
Rank & Unit Lieutenant, Royal Lancs Regt Death 20 Mar 1918, Armentières Family Son of Francis John Augustus and Emily Lydia Baldwin, left a widow Ada Biographic detail Born in Aldbourne in 1893, had moved away from the village before the war. Enlisted July 1916, and married 21 Oct 1916 at Thornton, Lancaster
WW1: Roll of Honour: Barnes, Ernest Edward
Rank & Unit Private, Royal Army Service Corps Death 25th January 1922, of valvular disease Family He left a widow, Ellen (née Brind), they had married in 1916. In 1911 he was a jobbing gardener living in Lottage with Ellen and their two daughters. Biographic detail He was born on 25th April 1884. When...
WW1: Roll of Honour: Barrett, Reginald Tom
Rank & Unit Private, 2 4th (TF) Btn, Hants Regt Death 4 Nov 1918 Family Son of Charles William and Rose Barrett Biographic detail Baptised Aldbourne 1898. In 1901 was living on Baydon Hill, his father was a sheppard. Had moved away by 1911, and was living in Steventon, Hants when he enlisted. Extra detail...
WW1: Roll of Honour: Bonner, Horace John
Rank & Unit Private, Royal Fusiliers Death 17 Feb 1917, The Somme Family Son of Eli Prior Bonner and Mary Martha Bonner Biographic detail Born circa 1892, married Martha Mary Deacon in 1914, she went on to marry Alexander Orchard in 1919
WW1: Roll of Honour: Brind, Herbert Colin
Rank & Unit Sergeant, 1st Btn, Wilts Regt Death 26th October 1914, Neuve Chappelle Family Son of Thomas and Mary Brind of West St Biographic detail Was a butcher before enlisting, had enlisted by 1911 Extra detail One day, whilst leading his men to a position, progress was checked by a sniper. He sprang to...
WW1: Roll of Honour: Brookes, William Rowland
Rank & Unit Corporal, 1st Btn, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, formerly in Wilts Regt Death 14 April 1918 Family Son of Rowland and Sarah Ann Brookes Biographic detail Born in Charlbury in 1883. In 1911 was a grocers manager in Thame. Married Beatrice Bryant in April 1911. Resident in Aldbourne when he enlisted at...
WW1: Roll of Honour: Cook, Albert
Rank & Unit Sergeant, 2nd Btn, Wilts Regt Death 8 May 1918, Tyne Cot east of Ypres Family Son of Charles and Annette Cook of Castle St. Left widow Annie who after the war was living in Weymouth. Brother of Oscar Biographic detail Born in Eastbury 7 April 1889, in 1901 was living in Lottage....
WW1: Roll of Honour: Cook, Henry Bathe
Rank & Unit Ship’s Steward on SS Aquitania Death 10th/11th January 1916 aged 33 Family Biographic detail Born in 1883 in Newbury Extra detail He died of a diabetic coma 10th/11th January 1916 aged 33 in the Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton while living at Hill View, Broadlands Road, Swaythling, Southampton Our thanks got to...
WW1: Roll of Honour: Cook, Oscar
Rank & Unit Private, 28th Btn, Australian Imperial Force Death 29 July 1916, The Somme, aged 23 Family Son of Charles & Annette Cook, The Green. Brother of Albert. Biographic detail Born in Great Bedwyn, in 1901 was living in Lottage, his father being a bricklayer. In 1911 he was a farm labourer, left to...
WW1: Roll of Honour: Cox, Thomas
Rank & Unit Private, 2nd Btn, Wilts Regt Death 8 July 1916, The Somme Family Left a widow Mabel Biographic detail Born in Ogbourne St George, but by the war was living in Aldbourne Extra detail Killed in action, probably in an attack on Trones Wood
WW1: Roll of Honour: Dew, William Thomas
Rank & Unit Private, 6th Btn, Wilts Regt Death 3 Nov 1916, The Somme, aged 23 Family Son of John and Ann Dew, Lottage Biographic detail In 1911 was living with his parents and working as a general labourer Extra detail Probably killed by eneny shellfire which was heavy from 3-5 November
WW1: Roll of Honour: Eatwell, Frederick Alfred
Rank & Unit Private, 2nd Btn, Wilts Regt Death 5 May 1916, Carnoy Family Son of Charles Edward and Emily Eatwell. Brother of John. Biographic detail Born 1893 in Aldbourne, in 1901 was living in Stock Lane Extra detail Killed in action, but not a specific action, unit was being shelled and shot at by
WW1: Roll of Honour: Eatwell, John
Rank & Unit Private, 6th Btn, Wilts Regt Death 25 Sept 1915, Paradis, France Family Son of Charles Edward and Emily Eatwell, brother of Frederick Biographic detail Born 1877, in 1891 was living with his parents in Stock Lane. In 1901 was a carter, by 1911 had a wife Emily and 4 children, and was...
WW1: Roll of Honour: Bush, William Herbert
Rank & Unit Private, 5th Btn, Hants Regt Death 10 Apr 1918, Egypt or Palestine, age 23 Family Son of Frederick James and Lucy Bush Biographic detail Military papers list his birthplace as Oldbourne, Wilts, had been living in Micheldever in 1911, 1901 was living in West St with parents, father was a non-domestic groom
WW1: Roll of Honour: Cotterill, Reginald James
Rank & Unit Private, 5th Btn, Wilts Regt Death 2 Oct 1915, age 18, Gallipoli Family Biographic detail Born in Devon but resident in Aldbourne before enlisting Extra detail Died of dysentery