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WW1: Roll of Honour: Sprules, Albert James

Rank & Unit Private, 7th Btn, Royal Dublin Fusiliers Death 18 Aug 1915, HPS Dunhill Castle off Gallipoli aged 24 Family Son the the late John Sprules and Sarah Ann. Brother of Nelson Biographic detail One time resident of Aldbourne Extra detail

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Sprules, Nelson George

Rank & Unit Private, 1st Btn, Wilts Regt Death 28 Mar 1915, Kemmel, Flanders, aged 26 Family Son of John and Sarah Ann Sprules. Brother of Albert James Biographic detail Extra detail Killed in action

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Stacey, Frederick William

Rank & Unit Lance Corporal, 14th Btn, Worcs Regt, awarded the Military Medal Death 27 July 1917, aged 23 Family Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Stacey of West St Biographic detail In 1911 he was a domestic groom living with his parents Extra detail In a letter sent home, he describes the 14/Worcs being detailed …

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Stroud, Charles Edward

Rank & Unit Private, 1st Btn, Royal Berks, Regt Death 26 Feb 1915 Family Probably the son of George and Ann Stroud Biographic detail Probably born circa 1887. Had been living in West Challow before the war Extra detail Died in action, buried at Cuinchy

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Swash, Robert Allen

Rank & Unit Lance Corporal, Royal Army Service Corps Death 18 Oct 1919, aged 43 Family Husband of Kate Swash nee Wherrell (they married in Ramsbury), who lived at Myrtle Cottage Aldbourne Biographic detail Born in Liverpool. Enlisted in 1915 when he was a groom at a racing stables. Worked on horse transports Extra detail …

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Tanner, John Arthur

Rank & Unit Brigadier General, Royal Engineers, CB CMG DSO Death 23 July 1917, Arras Family Son of John and Marion Tanner of Tidcombe, husband of Gladys, who was still living in their home (South View, now known as Beech Knoll) during and after the war. Biographic detail Had served in Sudan, Waziristan before WWI, …

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Thatcher, Henry

Rank & Unit Private, 6th Btn, Wilts Regt Death 5 Nov 1915, aged 25 Family Foster son of Ann Dennis, The Butts Biographic detail Born is Chisledon, in 1911 was a sheppard Extra detail Died of wounds, his unit being near Le Touret and Richebourg St Vaast

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Tilley, Thomas George

Rank & Unit Private, 2nd Btn, Wilts Regt Death 18 Oct 1916, The Somme, aged 23 Family Son of George and Ruth Tilley, The Warren Biographic detail Born in Manton, in 1911 was a sheppard, as was his father at “New Buildings near Aldbourne” Extra detail 18th was the day of an unsuccessful attack on …

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Veitch, J

Rank & Unit unknown Death unknown Family Biographic detail Extra detail

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Veitch, John

Rank & Unit Private 2nd/4th Royal Fusiliers Death 28 Aug 1918 Family Son of Mrs E. Veitch of The Green Biographic detail Born in Kent in 1891, was an apprentic ship builder before the war. His father was a publican in Aldbourne, and the family came from Newbury Extra detail Buried at Bronfay Farm

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Wakefield, Frederick Henry

Rank & Unit Corporal, 2nd Btn, Wilts Regt Death 21 Mar 1918, St Quentin, France Family Son of John (of Kandahar fame) and Martha Wakefield Biographic detail Born 1890, in Egypt with army in 1911. Frank Henry Wakefield had been encouraged by his father to become a full time soldier and had joined the …

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Walker, George

Rank & Unit Shoeing smith, RFA Death 2 April 1920, Military Hospital, Tidworth, aged 29 Family Son of William Henry and Mary Jane Walker, The Butts Biographic detail Born in Aldbourne, father was a pond maker, in 1901 was living in West St close to the Queen Inn Extra detail Given a large military funeral …

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Westall, Charles Edward

Rank & Unit Private, Royal Field Artillery Death 22 Oct 1917, aged about 31 Family Son of Jacob and Hannah Westall, husband of Rosina Biographic detail Was a farm labourer (1911) Extra detail Died in action

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Westall, John

Rank & Unit Private, 5th Btn, Dorset Regt Death 5 Dec 1918, age 42 Family Son of the late Thomas Henry and Sarah Westall, husband of Elizabeth Jane of Union St, Ramsbury Biographic detail In 1901 was a corn porter, living in Ramsbury Extra detail Died of wounds received, buried in Ramsbury

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Westall, Thomas Cook

Rank & Unit Gunner, Royal Marine Artillery Death 10 Aug 1918, steamship Indore, off Islay, Scotland Family Son of Henry Williams Westall and Hannah Biographic detail Born 25 Sep 1883 in Aldbourne, in Marines by 1911 Extra detail Mentioned in dispatches 1918, killed or died by means other than disease, accident, or enemy action

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Witts, W R

Rank & Unit Unknown Death Unknown Family Biographic detail Extra detail

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WW1: Roll of Honour: Woolford, Frederick Alfred

Rank & Unit Corporal, 6th Btn, Wilts Regt Death 21 Nov 1916, The Somme, aged 24 Family Son of George & Sarah Woolford, Clay Pond Cottage Biographic detail In 1911 was a carter on a farmer living at The Butts Extra detail Died in action, no attacks listed for that day, so probably killed by …

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