ROLL OF HONOUR

Men of Kimpton who died serving their country during two World Wars



Compiled and produced, on behalf of The Royal British Legion, Kimpton Branch, by Dennis Clarke in collaboration with James Williamson with assistance from David Hanlon together with friends and relatives of the deceased who contributed photographs and information.

 

 

First World War 1914 – 1918

Military Honours in World War 1

James Mumford - 22nd October 1914
Roger Cain - 16th February 1915
Alfred JosephWhitworth - 10th October 1915
William Wells - 20th October 1915
James William Hawkes - 10th November 1915
Oswald P. Desborough - 25th November 1915
Andrew Williamson - 26th June 1916
Seamont Archibald Bigg - 3rdAugust 1916
Alfred Shepherd - 12thAugust 1916
Owen Matthews - 13th November 1916
Walter JamesWelch - 13th November 1916
Nathan Cain - 15th November 1916
Harold David Joad - 28th January 1917
David Ross - 10thApril 1917
Charles Arthur Whittering - 23rdApril 1917
Cyril Almond - 3rdMay 1917
Richard Gray - 31st July 1917
Arthur George Rose - 31st July 1917
Richard John Hatton - 11thAugust 1917
Hector A. Coleman - 19th October 1917
Hubert William Field 30th October 1917
Herbert William Whitworth - 20th November 1917
Bertram John Matthews - 24th November 1917
Leonard J. East - 12th December 1917
Albert Edward Mead - 2nd July 1918
Arthur Salmons - 3rd July 1918
Frederick Munden - 20th July 1918
Arthur Frank Smith - 15th July 1918
Charles Edward Hill - 7thAugust 1918
George E. Gatward - 7thAugust 1918
Percy Edwin Norris - 23rdAugust 1918
Albert Edward Hobbs - 30thAugust 1918
James Lawrence - 6th November 1918
Ernest Bertram Gatward - 10th November 1918

Second World War 1939 – 1945

Military Honours in World War 2

Albert Charles Cook - 17th June 1940
Thomas Ely - 5thMay 1943
Kenneth George Berry - 30thMay 1943
Albert George Cain - 15th July 1943
John Henry Daniell - 10th September 1943
John Nightingale Wardill - 28th October 1943
Edward Charles Brydges - 6th June 1944
Laurence Herbert Bozier - 22nd June 1944
Reginald George Hill - 29thAugust 1944
Ronald Peter Stagg - 21st October 1944

Compiler's Notes
Except where information has been provided by relatives and friends of the deceased, data contained herein has been obtained from information sources already in the public domain. These include:-

- The Kimpton War Memorial, High Street, Kimpton, Hertfordshire.
- The Peter's Green War Memorial, Perry Green Baptist Chapel.
- Parish Registers of St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Kimpton.
- Electoral Registers for Kimpton
- The 'Debt of Honour Register' of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
- 'Soldiers died in the Great War, 1914 - 1919', Naval and Military Press

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