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who died in World War 1

Deddington, Oxfordshire

The War Memorial currently includes people who are not "from Deddington" and it includes people who were dear to the families who were living in Deddington after the Wars.

This is a list of men who have an officially recorded link to the Parish of Deddington, either by their birth or by their residence whose names do not appear on the War Memorial.

Percival Bryan BANNARD
Corporal, 1st/4th Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 145 Brigade, 48th Division.
He was killed in action on 7 August 1917 age 21 during the Battle of Passchendaele
He is remembered on Panel 37 & 39 of the Menin Gate, Ypres
A native of Deddington, he was the son of Frederick P & Florence N A Bannard, 4 Grosvenor Road, Banbury
Frederick DEANE
Private, 1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 17 Brigade, 6th (Poona) Division.
He died on 30 June 1916 probably from illness age 24
He is buried in North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad
A native of Deddington, he had moved to Compton, Berkshire
He was the son of James T and Agnes A Deane
Charles George FLETCHER
Private, 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 5 Brigade, 2nd Division.
He was wounded during the fighting near Ypres and died on 26 October 1914 age 33
He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
He was the son of John & Elizabeth Fletcher and born in Deddington
Clarence Bert GILKES
Private, 5th Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14th Division.
He was killed in action between Gheluvelt and Polygon Wood in the Battle of Passchendaele on 16 October 1917, he was 20
He is remembered on panel 96-98 of the Tyne Cot Memorial
He was the son of George & Susan Gilkes of New Street
Ernest James HAWKINS
Private, 202 Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
He was killed in action during the Battle for Passchendaele on 9 October 1917; age 22
He is remembered on Panel 154 to 159 & 163A of the Tyne Cot Memorial
He was the son of Stephen H & Martha Hawkins and a native of Deddington
James HICKS
Private, 5th Battalion, The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment), 40 Brigade, 13th Division, formerly with The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
He was killed in action during the second assault on Sanniyat on 9 April 1916 age 31
He is remembered on Panel 30 & 64 of the Basra Memorial
A native of Deddington, he was the son of James & Sarah Hicks, Rock Farm, Baginton, Coventry
Ernest Charles HITCHMAN
Private, 51st (Graduated) Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 205 Brigade, 68th Division.
He died on 23 October 1918 age 18 whilst he was stationed in East Anglia
He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk
He lived in Deddington and he was the son of Mrs Fanny G Symonds, 31 St Mary's Road, Cowley St John, Oxford
George William JORDON
Lance Corporal, 5th Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14th Division.
He was killed in action at Delville Wood on 24 August 1916; age 19
He is remembered on Pier & Face 10A & 10D of the Thiepval Memorial
He was born in Deddington, the son of John & Annie Jordon
Isaac SMITH
Private, 6th Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 60 Brigade, 20th Division, formerly with The Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars
He was killed in action during the Battle of Transloy Ridge on 7 October 1916; age 26
He is remembered on Pier & Face 10A & 10D of the Thiepval Memorial
He was the son of the late George and Ellen Smith of Deddington
His Army records show that he had no known living relatives
William Thomas STANLEY
Private, Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
He died of double pneumonia in Halifax on 14 January 1918 age 33
He is buried in St Peter's Churchyard, Wolvercote
He was the son of Thomas J & Eliza A Stanley and the husband of Alice M Edwards (formerly Stanley) of Wytham, Oxford.
His Army record state that he was born in Deddington but there is no other evidence of this and it is probable that he was born in Ledwell.
Albert STEVENS
Corporal, 5th Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14th Division.
He was killed in action during the retreat after the Battle of St Quentin on 31 March 1918 age 25
He is buried in Namps au Val British Cemetery
He was the brother of Mrs Ellen M Prew of Adlestrop, Kingham; he lived in Deddington
Edwin SYKES
Sergeant, 11th (Lonsdale) Battalion, The Border Regiment, 97 Brigade, 32nd Division
He was killed in action during the attack on Albert on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. He was 36
He is buried in Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuile
He was the son of John & Elizabeth Sykes of Deddington
Hubert Charles SYKES
Rifleman, 2nd/9th County of London Battalion, The London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles), 175 Brigade, 58th Division.
He was killed in action in the Battle of Passchendaele on 3 October 1917 age 37
He is remembered on Panel 151 of the Tyne Cot Memorial
He was the son of Joshua & Mary A Sykes of New Street and the husband of Harriet C Bennetton (formerly Sykes), 99 Evelyn Street, Deptford
Norman William SYKES
Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own), 11 Brigade, 4th Division.
He was killed in action near Albert on 1 July 1916 age 20
He is buried in Thistle Dump Cemetery, High Wood, Longueval
He was a native of Deddington and the son of Henry & Martha J Sykes, Lime Kilns, North Aston
Alec Charles TAYLOR
Private, 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 5 Brigade, 2nd Division.
He was killed in action in the first Battle of Ypres on 26 November 1914
He is remembered on Panel 37 & 39 of the Menin Gate, Ypres
He was a native of Deddington and the husband of Ethel M H Geen (formerly Taylor), 7 Clarke Street, Ebey, Cardiff
Frank WADDUP
Private, 5th Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 42 Brigade, 14th Division, Army no. 16473.
He was killed in action during the third Battle of the Scarpe on 3 May 1917; age 20
He is remembered on Bay 6 & 7 of the Arras Memorial
He was the son of Thomas H & the late Harriet Waddup of Deddington
Fred Cecil WOOLGROVE
Corporal, 7th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 55 Brigade, 12th Division, Army no. 1664.
He died of his wounds on 9 December 1915 age 24.
He had probably been wounded at Hulluch in late October
He is buried in Plot I Row B Grave 6 Corbie Communal Cemetery
He was a native of Deddington and the son of Mr & Mrs J Woolgrove of North Aston


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