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 of the late John Sprules and Sarah Ann. Brother of Nelson Biographic detail One time resident of Aldbourne Extra detail
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
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...
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
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...
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,...
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 shepherd Extra detail Died of wounds, his unit being near Le Touret and Richebourg St Vaast
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 shepherd, as was his father at "New Buildings near Aldbourne" Extra detail 18th was the day of an unsuccessful attack on
WW1: Roll of Honour: Veitch, J
Rank & Unit Private Royal Fusiliers and 2nd/4th Battalion London Regiment Death 28 August 1918 Family Son of Mrs E. Veitch, The Green, Aldbourne Biographic detail Extra detail
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
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 2nd...
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...
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 We have found this article in the Wiltshire Times dated 17 November 1917: The Price of Freedom Information has...
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
WW1: Roll of Honour: Witts, W R
Rank & Unit Unknown Death Unknown Family Biographic detail Extra detail
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
WW1: Roll of Honour: Westall, Jesse
Rank & Unit Sapper, Royal Engineers Death spring 1921 of an illness caught on service in Salonica Family Son of Henry Williams Westall and Hannah. Left a widow Eva Biographic detail In 1911 listed as an iron founder, and living in South Street. Extra detail Buried 4 April 1921 in Aldbourne Churchyard