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those, from Burpham and Jacobs Well who gave their lives in the 1914-1918 war

‘Burpham Will Remember Them’

In the early 1900s Burpham was in the Parish of Worplesdon and together with Jacob’s Well was essentially one large, scattered, community.

Adams, Frederick

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

40017


Date of Death:

25/09/1916


Regiment/Service:

Bedfordshire Regiment



1st Bn.


Panel Reference

Pier and Face 2 C.


Memorial

Thiepval Memorial




Collis, William

Rank:

Serjeant

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Service No:

L/8929


Date of Death:

26/03/1918


Regiment/Service:

The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)



8th Bn.


Awards:

M M and Bar


Panel Reference

Panel 14 and 15.


Memorial

Pozieres Memorial




Durrant, H

Service No:

L/10041

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Date of Death:

07/11/1914


Regiment/Service:

The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)



2nd Bn.


Panel Reference

Panel 11 - 13 and 14.


Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial




Durrant, Tom

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

200997


Date of Death:

12/03/1917


Age:

23


Regiment/Service:

Hampshire Regiment



1st/4th Bn.


Grave Reference

XIII. E. 5.


Cemetery

Amara War Cemetery


Additional Information:

Son of Thomas and Agatha Durrant, of 5, Pimm's Row, Burpham, Guildford




Grey,

Rank:

Private

Charles William David

Service No:

42939

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Date of Death:

08/09/1917


Age:

19


Regiment/Service:

Middlesex Regiment



16th Bn.


Grave Reference

G. 358.


Cemetery

Guildford (Stoke) Old Cemetery


Additional Information:

Son of Charles and Kate Grey of Jacobs Wells,

Burpham, Worplesdon, Guildford.




Gunner, E

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

160864


Date of Death:

26/03/1919


Regiment/Service:

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)



103rd Bn.


Grave Reference

II. C. 28.


Cemetery

Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery




Gunner, J E

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

23498


Date of Death:

22/03/1917


Regiment/Service:

Middlesex Regiment



2nd Bn.


Grave Reference

IV. I. 20.


Cemetery

Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension




Gunner, P

Rank:

Lance Corporal

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Service No:

9199


Date of Death:

06/12/1915


Regiment/Service:

Somerset Light Infantry



8th Bn.


Awards:

D C M


Grave Reference

D. 5.


Cemetery

Chapelle-d'armentieres New Military Cemetery




Gunner,

Rank:

Private

Samson Albert

Service No:

6676

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Date of Death:

11/11/1917


Age:

32


Regiment/Service:

11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars


Grave Reference

VIII. I. 112.


Cemetery

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery


Additional Information:

Son of James and Elizabeth Gunner, of Stringer's Farm,

Stoke Hill, Guildford.




Knight, James

Rank:

Pioneer

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Service No:

124891


Date of Death:

05/06/1917


Age:

47


Regiment/Service:

Royal Engineers



6th Army Tramway Coy.


Grave Reference

II. A. 13.


Cemetery

Bard Cottage Cemetery


Additional Information:

Husband of Clara Knight, of Bowers Cottage, Burpham, Guildford.



His son Robert Charles Knight also fell.




Knight,

Rank:

Lance Corporal

Robert Charles

Service No:

19944

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Date of Death:

17/06/1918


Age:

26


Regiment/Service:

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)



14th Bn.


Grave Reference

IV. A. 35.


Cemetery

Premont British Cemetery


Additional Information:

Son of the late James and Clara Knight, of Bowers Cottage,



Burpham, Guildford. His father James Knight also fell.




Phillips,

Rank:

Second Lieutenant

Norman Arthur

Date of Death:

25/03/1917

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Age:

28


Regiment/Service:

Royal Flying Corps



54th Sqdn.


Grave Reference

IX. F. 9.


Cemetery

Grand-seraucourt British Cemetery


Additional Information:

Son of Thomas Arthur and Annie Phillips.




Russell, J A

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

242438


Date of Death:

31/03/1918


Regiment/Service:

Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)



6th Bn.


Grave Reference

P. VII. E. 7B.


Cemetery

St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen




Searle, T

Rank:

Shoeing Smith

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Service No:

8735


Date of Death:

23/03/1918


Regiment/Service:

19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars


Grave Reference

Croix-Molignaux German Cem. Mem. 14.


Cemetery

Ham British Cemetery, Muille-villette




Stilwell, George

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

G/4228


Date of Death:

15/07/1916


Age:

28


Regiment/Service:

The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)



1st Bn.


Panel Reference

Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D.


Memorial

Thiepval Memorial


Additional Information:

Son of George and Nellie Stilwell, of Jacobs Well, Guildford.




Williams, Henry Ernest

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

G/3148


Date of Death:

28/08/1915


Age:

36


Regiment/Service:

The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)



2nd Bn.


Grave Reference

G. 42.


Cemetery

Hinges Military Cemetery


Additional Information:

Foster son of Phoebe Ellis, of Burpham Cottage, London Rd., Guildford, Surrey.




Wisdom, W

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

917


Date of Death:

03/11/1918


Regiment/Service:

The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)



7th Bn.


Awards:

M M


Grave Reference

II. C. 4.


Cemetery

Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension




Worsfold, W C

Rank:

Private

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Service No:

30138


Date of Death:

20/11/1918


Regiment/Service:

East Lancashire Regiment



1st/5th Bn.


Grave Reference

S. III. W. 21.


Cemetery

St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
















The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) web site

Their site contains details of those who fell and are commemorated at the many sites they maintain.


The details about those on the Burpham War Memorial, shown below, come from the CWGC web site.


You can see details of the memorial sites and also, by clicking on the “view certificate” the PDF certificate that the CWGC produce for those listed on their web site.


Visit the CWGC web site at www.cwgc.org    


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