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1914 - 1918

1914 - 1919
THEY GAVE - WE HAVE
The GREAT WARS
1939 - 1945

First World War Memorial from Bloxham, Oxfordshire
First World War Memorial from Bloxham, Oxfordshire

Harry AYRES
Private, HQ Company, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14th Division. Army no. 10517
He died of his wounds on 7 July 1915 age 18 having enlisted in August 1914
He was the son of Solomon and Emma Ayres of The Square, Bloxham
He is buried in the Churchyard of St Mary's Bloxham
Alfred Thomas BARTLETT
Private, 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Army no. 114784
He died in the fighting at Mount Sorrel near Ypres on 5 June 1916. He was 22
He was the son of James and Sarah Bartlett, High Street, Bloxham
He is remembered on panel 30, 32 of the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
Alfred Edward BAUGHAN
Private, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 28 Brigade, 7th Indian Division. Army no. 9105
He died from disease on 18 August 1916 in Mesopotamia (Iraq) age 26
He was the son of William H and Fanny Baughan
William was the Station Master at Bloxham
He is buried in grave XXI A 21 in the North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad
His name at birth and in the census was Albert Edwin Baughan. The military records show him as A E Baugham.
Ernest Charles CALLOW
Gunner, Z Battery, 1st/5th Brigade Royal Horse Artillery Army no. 153820
He was killed in action on 24 April 1917 age 27
He was the son of Wyatt and Louisa Callow, of Barford St. John and husband of Amy Callow of Humber Street, Bloxham
He is buried in grave I D 7 Bois Carre British Cemetery, Thelus
Edward Ellis CARTER
Sergeant, 156th Field Company, Royal Engineers Army no. 53947
He died of his wounds on 29 April 1916 age 36
He was the husband of Annie Carter of "Rosebank", Bloxham
He is buried in grave III H 64 Bethune Town Cemetery
Frank CARTER
Private, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, 2 Brigade, 1st Division. Army no. 9338
He was killed in action on 9 May 1915 during the attack at Rue de Bois during the battle of Aubers Ridge. He was 23.
He was the son of Mathew and Matilda Carter of Primrose Cottage, Bloxham
He has no known grave but his name is recorded on Panel 28 to 30 of the Le Touret Memorial
Leslie Noah CLIFTON
Private, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, 11 Brigade, 4th Division. Army no. 16441 He was formerly with the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Army no. 11223.
He was killed in action during the fighting for Albert on 1 July 1916, age 23
He was the son of Noah and Edith Clifton
He is buried in grave C 2 Redan Ridge Cemetery Number 2, Beaumont Hamel
Alfred George COLEMAN
Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 5 Brigade, 2nd Division. Army no. 11258
He was killed in action near Arleux during the battle of Arras on 28 April 1917, age 25
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Coleman of 3, Horsefair, Hook Norton
He has no known grave but his name is recorded on Bay 6 & 7 of the Arras Memorial
Victor CUMMINGHAM
Private, 6th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry,60 Brigade, 20th Division. Army no. 32775
He was formerly with The Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars. Army no. 3126
He was killed in action on 9 October 1916 in the fighting on the Somme aged 19
He was the son of Charles and Emily Cunningham of Bloxham
He has no known grave but his name is recorded on Pier & Face 10A & 10D of the Thiepval Memorial
His name is spelt Cunningham in the military records and in the census returns
Walter DICKENSON
Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 28  Brigade, 7th Indian Division. Army no. 8621
He died from disease on 15 August 1916 age 27
He was the son of Henry and Mary Ann Dickenson
He is buried in grave XXI C 11 North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad
His name is spelt Dickinson in some military records
William Henry G. ENOCK
Gunner, 99th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery Army no. 183221
He died of his wounds on 5 July 1918 age 32
He was the son of George and Mary Enock of Bloxham
He is buried in grave I D 31 Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Near Boulogne
Ernest GOLBY
Private, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14thDivision. Army no. 202757
He was killed in action on 23 March 1918 near St Quentin, age 42
He was the son of Mrs Amy E Fairbrother 6 Strawberry Terrace, Bloxham
He has no known grave but his name is recorded on Panel 50 & 51 of the Pozieres Memorial
Wilfrid Clarence GOLBY
Private, 6th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 60 Brigade, 20thDivision. Army no. 32739
He was formerly with The Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars. Army no. 2260
He was killed in action on 7 October 1916 during the battle for the Transloy Ridges, age 21
He was the son of Clarence and Sarah Ann Golby, High Street, Bloxham
He has no known grave but his name is recorded on Pier & Face 10A & 10D of the Thiepval Memorial
Ernest Hubert HAVILL
In the military records he is HAVELL and this was the spelling used at his birth registration
Private, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment), 25  Brigade, 8th Division. Army no. 43610
He was killed in action on 6 October 1918 age 18
He was a native of Oxfordshire
He was the son of Thomas William and Sussannah Havell, Signal Hayes Road, Walmley, Erdington, Birmingham
He is buried in grave VII F 4 Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux
Reginald Charles HARTALL
Private, 9th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, 39 Brigade, 13th Division. Army no. 13823
He was killed in action on 21 April 1916 in the attempt to relieve Kut; he was aged 25
He was the son of the late Rowland and Emily Hartall of Bloxham
He has no known grave but his name is recorded on Panel 18 & 63 of the Basra Memorial
Spencer Albert HAWTIN
Gunner, 121st Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery Army no. 87578
He died of his wounds on 19 April 1918 age 30
He was the son of Richard and Rhoda Hawtin of Bloxham and he had married Annie Nash in 1910
He is buried in grave I C 12 Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme
Gezaincourt was the site of several hospitals at this time.
Arthur HEATH
Sapper, 251st Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers Army no. 151627
He was formerly with the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Army no. 19103
He died of his wounds on 9 June 1917 age 39
He was the husband of Ellen Sophia Heath, Sycamore Terrace, Bloxham
He is buried in grave II D 2 Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium

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Anne Williams
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