Meldreth War Memorial

List of the Fallen

By Bruce Huett

 

Meldreth War Memorial is situated at the intersection of the High Street, Station Road and Whitecroft Road.  There are twelve men listed for the First World War and seven for the Second World War.

First World War

Photo:Ernest Abrey

Ernest Abrey


 

PRIVATE

Killed in action on Thursday, 6th May 1915 in Belgium

Photo:Sidney Spot Chamberlain

Sidney Spot Chamberlain


COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR

Killed in action on Thursday, 25th October 1917 in Belgium

Age 31

Photo:Reuben Dash

Reuben Dash


PRIVATE

Killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916 in France

 

Photo:Jabez East

Jabez East


PRIVATE

Killed in action on Tuesday, 31st July 1917 in Belgium.

Age 24

Photo:Ralph Farnham

Ralph Farnham

© Farnham family


CAPTAIN

Died of wounds on Thursday, 31st October 1918 in Belgium

Age 30

 

Nelson Fielding

 


BOMBARDIER

Died Tuesday, 2nd March 1915 in France

Age 19

 

Harry Flack


PRIVATE

Killed in action Tuesday, 26th March 1918 in France

 

  

John William Fuller

 


PRIVATE

Killed in action on Thursday,14th September 1916 in France

Age 32

 

Photo:Wilfred Harrup

Wilfred Harrup


PRIVATE

Killed in action on Thursday, 26th October 1916 in France.

Age 20

 

Albert Negus


PRIVATE

Killed in action on Saturday, 24th April 1915 in Belgium

 

Photo:Ernest Pepper

Ernest Pepper


PRIVATE                                             

Died on Monday, 7th February 1916 in Egypt

 

Photo:Samuel Mark Pepper

Samuel Mark Pepper

PRIVATE

Died in 1916 in France  

More details on the above men can be found on the page, First World War Heroes: the Fallen of Meldreth.

Steven Fuller, who has provided assistance to the Meldreth History Group, has carried out extensive research on those who died in the First World War.  More information can be found on his website. Steven can be contacted by email .


Second World War

 

James Raymond Howard

LIEUTENANT

Died on Thursday, 16th September 1943 in Italy.

Age 24

 

Joseph J Kelly

SERGEANT

Died on Sunday, 9th July 1944 in France.

Age 28

 

George Clement Russell Pizzey

CORPORAL     ROYAL AIR FORCE

Died on Tuesday, 30th October 1945.

Age 34

(Corporal Pizzey was buried on 3rd November 1945in grave no. 97 in Fenny Lane Cemetery, Meldreth.)

 

Reginald W Pluck

CORPORAL ARMY DENTAL CORPS

Died on Saturday, 13th October 1945 in Belgium.

Age 28

 

Bert Richard Elijah Radford

PRIVATE

Died on Thursday, 2nd November 1944 in the Netherlands.

Age 34

 

Albert Kitchener Walbey

Photo:Albert Kitchener Walbey

Albert Kitchener Walbey

Photograph supplied by Brian Walbey

LANCE CORPORAL                             

Died on Tuesday, 29th May 1945 in Bangladesh.

Age 28

 

 

Arthur Yuill

TROOPER

Died on Tuesday, 19th January 1943 in Tunisia.

Age 28

 

There are more details on James Raymond Howard and on Albert Kitchener Walbey can be found on our Meldreth Primary School's Second World War Casualties page.

This page was added by Bruce Huett on 29/11/2011.

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