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Parish Church of Sts. Peter & Paul, Deddington, Oxfordshire

Sacred To The Honoured Memory Of These Men

Who Fell In The Great War 1914-1918

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Albert ADEY
Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 5 Brigade, 2nd Division
He was killed in action near Arras, Somme on 1 May 1918 age 38
He is buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez
His parents were Josiah & Sarah A Adey and he was the husband of Mary C Adey, Beaumaris, Upland Road, Sutton
Joseph AUSTIN
Private, 50th Battalion, Alberta Regiment, Canadian Infantry 24 Canadian Division, 1st Corps
He died near Hill 145 on the second day of the Battle for Vimy Ridge on 10 April 1917 age 25
He is buried in Givenchy en Gohelle Canadian Cemetery, Souchez
He had emigrated to Canada in 1913 and lived in Clover Bar, Alta
His parents, Arthur & Eliza Austin of Hempton, had both died and he was survived by his sister, Ellen (Nellie) Churchill of Westcote Barton, Middle Barton
Edwin BLISS
Private, 1st Garrison Battalion, The South Staffordshire Regiment formerly with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment
He died on 23 November 1918 age 25
He is remembered on Face 6 of the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, India
His parents were George & Caroline Bliss of Philcot Street
William Frederick BOLTON
Private, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), 86 Brigade, 29 Division
He was killed in action in the final days of the Gallipoli campaign on 4 December 1915 age 29
He is remembered on Panel 37-41 of the Helles Memorial, Turkey
His parents were Frederick T & Catherine E Bolton of Deddington
Ronald Page BULL

Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment who was previously a Private in The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
He was killed in action during the final advance in Picardy on 30 October 1918; he was 19
He is buried in Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau
His parents were Richard Page Bull MRCVS & Annie Bull of New Street, Deddington
Charles CALLOW
Pioneer, 2nd Signal Company, Royal Engineers, formerly with The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
He was killed in action on 16 September 1914 age 28
He is remembered on La Ferte sous Jouarre Memorial
His parents were Thomas & Ruth Callow of Market Place
Wallace James CARVILL
Private, 139th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps
He died from measles on 3 March 1917 age 36
He is buried in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
His parents were Charles & Jane E Carvill of Deddington
Alfred John CASTLE
Private, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who was transferred to The Labour Corps
He died on 12 November 1918 in hospital in Bristol. He was 33
He is buried in the Churchyard of St. Peter and St. Paul, Deddington
His parents were Alfred M & Mary J Castle of Clifton
George William Henry CASTLE
Rifleman, 4th Battalion, The King's Royal Rifle Corps, 80 Brigade, 27th Division
He died of wounds received during the Battle of Frezenberg Ridge on 25 May 1915; he was 32
He is remembered on Panel 51 & 53, the Menin Gate, Ypres
His parents were Albert J & Lydia Castle
John Hawtin CHECKLEY
Private, 1st/4th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 145 Brigade, 48th Division, Army no. 1874
He died on 20 July 1916 of wounds received during the Battle of the Somme; he was 21
He is buried in grave Daours Communal Cemetery Extension
His parents were William & Louisa Checkley, Market Place
Arthur Joseph CHISLETT
One of two brothers, the sons of James & Emily Chislett of Deddington
Private, 27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment), 6 Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division
He died on 6 November 1917 at the Battle of Passchendaele age 27
He is remembered on Panel 24-26-28-30 of the Menin Gate, Ypres
He had emigrated to Canada in 1912
Norman CHISLETT
One of two brothers, the sons of James & Emily Chislett of Deddington
Rifleman, 18th (Arts and Crafts) Battalion, The King's Royal Rifle Corps, 122 Brigade, 41st Division
He was killed in action at the Battle of Pilckem Ridge, nr Ypres on 31 July 1917; he was 31
He is remembered on Panel 51 & 53 of the Menin Gate, Ypres
Henry George Stratford CHURCHILL
Private, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regiment, 1st New Zealand Infantry Brigade, NZEF
He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle for Messines Ridge near Ypres on 7 June 1917
He is remembered on the Messines Ridge (NZ) Memorial
He had emigrated to Wellington, New Zealand on 1 October 1908 on the Ruapehu
His parents were Richard C & Thurza Churchill, Market Place
George Isaac DAVIS
Gunner, 98 Anti-Aircraft Section, Royal Garrison Artillery
He died on 24 December 1918 age 26
He is buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece
His parents were Harry & Charlotte Davis of Deddington and he was the husband of Nora B Davis of 42 Dun's Tew
Stanley Hubert DEELEY
Private, 3rd Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment, 74 Brigade, 25th Division
He was killed in action at the Battle of the Aisne on 27 May 1918; age 19
He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial
His parents were Edwin & Eliza Deeley of Castle Street
O Arthur John H DORE
Private, 53rd Graduated Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment
He died of pneumonia on 6 October 1918 age 18 in Ludgershall, Suffolk, where his regiment was posted
He is buried in the Churchyard of St. Peter and St. Paul, Deddington
His parents were Arthur George & Rosina Dore of Victoria Terrace
William John DUNN
Private, 1st/1st Battalion, Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, 4 Cavalry Brigade, 4th Cavalry Division
He was killed in action on 1 April 1918 at Rifle Wood. This was day that The Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars suffered its worst casualties
He is remembered on Panel 6 of the Pozieres Memorial
He lived in Deddington and his parents were Thomas & Jenett Dunn
Alfred ELL
Private, 12th Battalion, The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
He died from his wounds in hospital in Chichester on 3 March 1917 age 37
He is buried in the Churchyard of St. Peter and St. Paul, Deddington
His parents were George A & Frances Ell of New Wiggington but Alfred was born in Deddington
Harold FREEMAN
Private, 9th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), 36 Brigade, 12th Division
He was killed in action at the Battle for Transloy Ridge on 7 October 1916; he was 19
He is remembered on Pier and Face 8C, 9A & 16A of the Thiepval Memorial
He was the son of Joseph & Jane E Freeman of Market Place
William Loder FRENCH
Private, 11th Battalion, Australian Infantry, AIF
He died on 10 February 1916 age 25 in Deddington where he had been convalescing from the illnesses contracted in Gallipoli
He is buried in the Churchyard of St. Peter and St. Paul, Deddington
The Australian Army accorded him a funeral with full military honours
He had emigrated to Australia in 1913
His parents were William J & Emily French, Council Street now known as Hopcraft Lane
Walter Albert GARDNER
Private, 1st/1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 145 Brigade, 48th Division
He died on 5 January 1916 age 24 in Cornwall before his Battalion had embarked for France
He was a native of Deddington
He is buried in Falmouth Cemetery, Cornwall
His parents were Frank & Elizabeth Gardner of Cardiff
Louis Henry GARDINER
Private, 2nd/4th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 148 Brigade, 61st Division
He died on 2 December 1918 aged 22
He is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2
He was the husband of Ellen K Gardiner of Laurel Cottage, Barford St. Michael
James GODFREY
Lance Corporal, 5th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14th Division
He died on 29 September 1915 from the wounds received in the attack on Bellewaarde; he was 27
He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery
His parents were Samuel & Martha Godfrey and he was the husband of Rose Godfrey of Bishop's Itchington, Leamington Spa
Archie Andrew GOMM
Archie Andrew GOMM
Private, 6th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 60 Brigade, 20th Division
He was killed in action between Combles and Bapaume on 27 February 1917 age 25
He is remembered on Pier & Face 10A & 10D of the Thiepval Memorial
His parents were the late Andrew Gomm & Harriet Gomm
Harry GRACE
Private, 1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 17 Brigade, 6th (Poona) Division
He died of fever on 12 February 1916 age 27
He is buried in Kut War Cemetery, Iraq
His parents were the late William Grace & Deborah Grace, Earls Lane and he was the husband of Lillian R Grace
Harry Gerard GRIFFIN
Private, 2nd Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment, 100 Brigade, 33 Division
He was killed in action at the Battle of Messines on 11 April 1918 age 21
He is remembered on Panel 5 of the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium
His parents were the late Henry Griffin & Elizabeth Grimn, formerly Griffin, Hillbre, 25 Bowling Green Road, Stourbridge
Walter David HANCOX
One of three brothers, the sons of David & Ellen Hancox of Grove Lodge
Sapper, 154 Field Company, Royal Engineers
He was killed in action on 1 July 1916 age 30 on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Over 60,000 men were killed or wounded on that day
He is buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery
William Rufus HANCOX
One of three brothers, the sons of David & Ellen Hancox of Grove Lodge
Corporal, 1st/4th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 145 Brigade, 48th Division
He was killed in action at the Battle of Pozieres Ridge on 14 August 1916 age 20
He is remembered on Pier & Face 10A & 10D of the Thiepval Memorial
Albert Edward HANCOX: Wooden Cross, Deddington, Oxfordshire

Albert Edward HANCOX

Albert Edward HANCOX
One of three brothers, the sons of David & Ellen Hancox of Grove Lodge
Sapper, 101 Field Company, Royal Engineers
He died of his wounds on 24 July 1917 in hospital near Ypres age 19
He is buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, France
Fred HAWKINS
Private, 700 MT Company, Army Service Corps formerly with The Worcestershire Regiment
He died on 18 January 1918 after an accident, age 29
His parents were George & Annie Hawkins of Croughton and he was the husband of Emily T Hawkins of Market Place
He is buried in the Churchyard of All Saints Church, Croughton
John Frederick HAWKINS
One of two brothers, the sons of Josiah J & Caroline J Hawkins of Clifton
Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 17 Brigade, 6th (Poona) Division
He was killed in action on 22 November 1915 age 25
He is remembered on Panel 26 & 63 of the Basra Memorial, Iraq
Benjamin HAWKINS
One of two brothers, the sons of Josiah J & Caroline J Hawkins of Clifton
Private, 6th (Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry) Battalion, The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) 58 Brigade, 19th Division
He was killed in action on 23 March 1918 at the Battle of St Quentin age 19
He is remembered on Bay 7 of the Arras Memorial
Joseph William HIORNS
Lance Corporal, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), 147 Brigade, 49th Division
He was killed in action on 11 October 1918 during the Pursuit to the Selle; he was 30
He is buried in Iwuy Communal Cemetery, France
His parents were William & Emma Hiorns of Castle Street
Archie William HUTT
One of two brothers, the sons of John W & Mary F Hutt of Deddington
Sergeant Major, 5th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 42 Brigade, 14th Division and formerly a Sergeant with The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars who had been in France since 1914
He was killed in action at the Battle of St Quentin on 21 March 1918 age 32
He is buried in Montescourt Lizerolles Communal Cemetery, France
He was the husband of Margaret Hutt of Deddington
Frederick Rowland HUTT
One of two brothers, the sons of John W & Mary F Hutt of Deddington
Private, 5th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14th Division
He was killed in action near the Ypres Salient on 8 February 1916 age 25
He is buried in Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium
Thomas Alexander MANCHIP
Private, 20th Battalion (The 3rd Public Schools), The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), 19 Brigade, 33rd Division
He was killed in action at the second Battle of the Scarpe on 25 April 1917 age 35
He is remembered on Bay 3 of the Arras Memorial
His parents were the late Thomas A & Elizabeth J Manchip of Deddington and he was the husband of Grace L Manchip, 89 Hayes Road, Bromley, Kent
John Ernest MUNDY
Private, 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 5 Brigade, 2nd Division
He was killed in action in the Somme on 3 June 1917 age 22
He is buried in Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arlux en Gohelle
He was a native of Hinton-in-the-Hedges
His parents were Albert T J & Caroline Mundy of the Paper Mills, Adderbury
Percy PINFOLD
Private, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment), 23 Brigade, 8th Division
He was killed in action in the Somme on 1 January 1917 age 24
He is buried in Guards' Cemetery, Combles, France
His parents were Joseph & Elizabeth Pinfold of Clifton
Albert Frederick SPENCER
Private, 2nd Battalion, the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 5 Brigade, 2nd Division
He was killed in action on 16 May 1915 age 32 during the Battle of Festubert
He is remembered on Panel 26 of Le Touret Memorial
His parents were William & Adelaide Spencer of Hook Norton and he was the husband of Sarah R E Spencer of Hempton
George SYKES
Private, A Company, 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 5 Brigade, 2nd Division
He was killed in action on 16 May 1915 during the Battle of Festubert, age 22
His parents were George D & Louisa Sykes of The Green
He is remembered on Panel 26 of Le Touret Memorial
Frederick T TUSTAIN

Frederick T TUSTAIN

Frederick T TUSTAIN
One of two brothers, the sons of William & Eliza Tustain of Victoria Terrace
Private, 3 Company, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards, 2 Guards Brigade, Guards Division
He was killed in action near Lesboeufs on 29 September 1916 age 30
He is buried in Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs
He was the husband of Agnes Tustain, 267 Alama Street, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia where he had emigrated
Matthew James TUSTAIN
One of two brothers, the sons of William & Eliza Tustain of Victoria Terrace
Lance Corporal, C Company, 1st/4th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 145 Brigade, 48th Division
He was killed in action at the Battle of Pozieres Ridge on 23 July 1916 age 23
He is remembered on Pier & Face 10A and 10D of the Thiepval Memorial
James Ethelbert TWISSELL
Private, 82nd Battalion, Abegweit Light Infantry Regiment, Canadian Infantry, Army no. 160637
He died on 1 June 1916 age 32 in Holy Cross Hospital Calgary
He is buried in Calgary Union Cemetery
He had emigrated on 20 April 1912 on the "Tunisian" bound for Saint John, Canada
He was married to Edith M Twissell of Cabin Lake, Alberta
His parents were the late Frank & Emily Twissell of New Street
William Alfred WEAVER
Private, 7th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment, 37 Brigade, 12th Division
He was killed in action near Armentieres on 17 January 1918 age 33; he lived in King's Sutton
He is buried in Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenier
His parents were George & Mary A Weaver of Deddington
Bernard WHEELER
Private, Training School, Canadian Army Medical Corps
He died on 18 November 1916 age 29
He is buried in the Churchyard of St. Peter and St. Paul, Deddington
His parents were James & Sarah Wheeler of Deddington and he was the husband of Janet Wheeler of Winnipeg where he had emigrated in 1907 sailing on the Southwark to Halifax, Canada
George Henry WHITE
Private, 5th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14th Division
He was killed in action at the third Battle of the Scarpe on 3 May 1917 age 30
He is remembered on Bay 6 & 7 of the Arras Memorial
His parents were Job & Eva A White of Hempton and he was the husband of Emma E White, The Bank, Hempton
William WILKINS
Private, 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 5 Brigade, 2nd Division
He was killed in action during the 1st Battle for Ypres on 21 October 1914 age 31
He is remembered on Panel 37 & 39 of the Menin Gate, Ypres
His parents were George & Lavinia Berry (previously Wilkins) of Earl's Lane
Alfred Edwin YERBURY
Private, 2nd Battalion, The South Wales Borderers, 87 Brigade, 29th Division formerly with The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
He died of his wounds received during the Battle of the Scarpe on 27 April 1917. He was 19
He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery
His parents were Alfred & Cicely Yerbury of Castle Street


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