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SHILLINGTON CHAPEL - War Memorial

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Lynda Smith


Photograph Copyright © Lynda Smith 2001

This memorial is in the restored chapel.

THIS CHAPEL WAS RESTORED TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF SHILLINGTON
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919

ANSELL

Alfred

Pte 41523. 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Reg. Died of wounds Saturday 26 Oct 1918. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Mr D. Ansell of Brookside, Shillington. Commemorated: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref: LXVII.L.20 (recorded on both village memorials)

ANSELL

Harry

Poss. Pte.20937. 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 April 1918. Born & lived Meppershall. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Arthur & Mary A. Ansell of Meppershall, Shefford, Beds. Commemorated: Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord. France. Ref. I.F.54, (see also Meppershall) (recorded on both village memorials)

BREWER John Pte 28277. 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Saturday 21 May 1917. Lived Shillington. Enlisted Ampthill. Commemorated: London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, Pas de Calais. Panel 3 (recorded on both village memorials)
DENTON Joseph (MM) Serjeant 1852. “D” Bty., 83rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds Thursday 21st March 1918 aged 37. Born Hitchin. Enlisted London. Son of James Denton of Marshall Cottages, Shillington. Husband of Sarah A. Denton of Albert Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia. Served in the South African Campaign. Commemorated: Poziers Memorial, Somme. Panel 7 – 10 (recorded on both village memorials)
GRUNDON William Sidney Pte 3/7199. 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 12 Oct 1916. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Clifton. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme. Pier & Face 2C (recorded on both village memorials)
HYDE Bertram Pte 28124. 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 24 April 1918. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Ampthill. Commemorated: Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme. Ref. III.C.4 (recorded on both village memorials)
INGRAM Robert Pte 31949. 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 8 May 1918 aged 20. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Bedford. The son of William & Eliza Ingram, of Aspley End, Shillington. Commemorated: Kemmel No. 1 French Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. I.G. 18. (recorded on both village memorials)
JENKINS Lewis Bertram Gunner 123666 “A” Bty. 76th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action Monday 4 Nov 1918 aged 29. Born Shillington. Enlisted Hitchin. Son of John & Sally Jenkins of Shillington. Husband of Olive Lavinia Jenkins of 58 Park Road, Hendon, London. Commemorated: Cross Roads Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref IV. D. 11 (recorded on both village memorials)
JEPPS Charles Poss: Pte 23651. 2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment. (Formerly 21818 Som.L.I.) Killed in action Saturday 28 Oct 1916. Born & lived Hitchin, Herts. Enlisted Pewsey, Wiltshire. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Pier & Face 11D (recorded on both village memorials)
LARMAN Bertram (Bertie) Albert Pte 21010. 6th Battalion Border Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 15th July, 1917 aged 22. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Bedford. Son of Absolam & Eliza Larman of Moat Farm Cottages, Biscot, Luton. Commemorated: La Belle Alliance Cemetery, Ieper, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. C.10. (recorded on both village memorials)
PEARCE Arthur (Frederick Arthur on village memorial) Pte 10350. 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 9 Nov 1914 aged 19. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Bedford. Son of George & Emma Pearce, of Church Street, Shillington. Commemorated: Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais. Panel 10 & 11 (recorded on both village memorials)
PESTELL Percy John Pte 28043. 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 22 May 1917. Aged 28. Born Huntingdon. Lived Shillington. Enlisted Hitchin. Son of Mrs G. Pestell, of II St Mary’s Terrace, Newtown, Huntingdon. Husband of Maud Pestell, of Church Street, Shillington. Commemorated: Tank Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. A.33 (recorded on both village memorials)
PRUTTON Frank

L/Cpl 1369. 3rd Battalion Australian Infantry A.I.F. Died Sun 25 Apr 1915. Enlisted 29 August 1914. No.1369 Original, 3rd Battalion, A.I.F. Born in Shillington, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, the son of Alfred and Susan Prutton Comm. Lone Pine Cemetery, Turkey. Ref. 19 (recorded on both village memorials)

RICHARDS John Stoker 1st Class. K/6842. HMS “Queen Mary” R.N. Died Wednesday 31 May 1916. age 24. Husband of Beatrice Richards of Bury End, Shillington. Commemorated: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Ref. 19.
SWAIN George Henry No further information available at present.
TINGEY Ernest B. Pte 3/8706 8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Died Monday 8 November 1915. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Hitchin. Commemorated: La Brique Military Cemetery No. 1, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. F.14 (recorded on both village memorials)
TINGEY William Pte G/51048. 1st Battalion Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge’s Own). Killed in action Monday 23 April 1917. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Bedford. Commemorated: Heniel-Croiselles Road Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. I.E.2. (recorded on both village memorials)
TWYDELL Ernest Pte 25523. 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 31 October 1916. Age 22. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Hitchin. Son of John & Eliza Twydell, Bury End, Shillington. Commemorated: Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France. Ref. B. 28 (recorded on both village memorials)
TWYDELL Frank Samuel Cpl 25522. 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 19 Nov 1916 aged 22. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Hitchin. Son George & Mary Ann Twydell of Shillington. Commemorated: Contay British Cemetery, Somme. Ref. VIII.F.4. (recorded on both village memorials)
WEEDEN Horace Pte 26768. 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 23 April 1917. Born & lived Shillington. Enlisted Ampthill. Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5 (recorded on both village memorials)
WEST William Pte 202846. 11th Essex Regiment. (Formerly 269304 Hertfordshire Regiment) Killed in action Thursday 21 March 1918. Born Finsbury Park. Lived Shillington. Enlisted Hitchin. Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais. Bay 7. (recorded on both village memorials)
WILLMER Leslie Pte. 40153. 1/4th East Yorkshire Regiment (Formerly 42744 Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 10 April 1918. Born Marylebone. Lived Shillington. Enlisted Marylebone. Son of Frederick Funnell Willmer & Lillie Willmer of Brighton. Commemorated: Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France. Ref. IX.C.2. (recorded on both village memorials)
WILSON Cyril Frank (Frank C. on village memorial) Pte 56802. 18th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action Saturday 1 June 1918. Aged 18. Born Green End, Beds. Enlisted Hitchin. Son of Edgar & Emily Wilson, of Blacksmith Cottage, Shillington. Comm. Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme. Ref. I.D. 41. (recorded on both village memorials)
WOMWELL Herbert Stanley L/Cpl 203987. 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday. 8 October 1918 aged 21. Born Ickleford, Herts. Enlisted Hitchin. Son of William & Emma J. Womwell of Shillington Mill, Gravenhurst, Beds. Commemorated: Brancourt-le-Grand-Military Cemetery, Aisne, France. Ref. A.25 (recorded on both village memorials)

GRANT THEM LORD ETERNAL PEACE

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