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STOW-CUM-QUY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Ann Thompson
additional information from Patrick Gariepy

The war memorial is in Stow cum Quy village hall but was formerly in the chapel. It takes the form of a wall mounted, landscape orientated, incised stone frame and tablet with the inscription across the top frame rail, the main inscription and World War 1 names, grouped by year, on the central tablet with a further short World War 2 inscription and one name across the lower frame rail; all the lettering is infilled with black paint. There are 19 names listed for World War 1 and one for World War 2. The memorial was unveiled and dedicated 11 November 1920; the architect was Mr. Thomas Dinham Atkinson and the masons were Messrs. Rattee & Kett Ltd.

MAKE THEM BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS
IN GLORY EVERLASTING

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF QUY
WHO GAVE TGHEIP LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 1918

BADCOCK
Walter
Private, 45007, 2nd/5th Bn., South Staffordshire Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 26th September 1917. Born Swaffham Prior, enlisted Newmarket, resident Swaffham Bulbeck. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 90 to 92 and 162 to 162A
BENDALL
Hugh Henry
Private, 19839, 10th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt.) who died on Tuesday, 25th May 1915. Age 32. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Bendall, of Bottisham, Cambridge, England; husband of the late Eliza Bendall (nee Woodstock). Born March 16, 1883, in Bottisham, Cambs. In civil life he was employed as a printer in McNally, Alberta. On September 24, 1914, he enlisted in the C.E.F. at Valcartier Camp, Quebec. At the time of his enlistment he was described as being 5’ 6 ¾ inches tall with dark complexion, brown eyes and dark brown hair. At the time of his enlistment he noted a Mrs. Scholkowski as his next of kin and noted that he was unmarried. Buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 136.
BENDALL, M.M.
Arthur John

Private, 326855, 1st/1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Thursday, 22nd August 1918. Born Lode, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4658, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Awarded Military Medal. Buried in Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave9.

Pictured left is his Military Medal.

COLBORNE
(The Rev.) Richard A P
Chaplain 4th Class, Army Chaplains' Dept., attached 1st/1st Bn, London Regt (Royal Fusiliers) who died on Tuesday, 28th May 1918. Age 31. Son of Arthur and Margaret Ethel Colborne, of Quy Vicarage, Cambs. Native of Sudbury, Suffolk. He was Curate-in-charge of St. John's Church, Merton, Surrey. Buried in Dainville British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 1.
DEAN
Sidney John
Private, 45993, 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 27th March 1918. Age 36. Born Quy, enlisted Newmarket. Son of Mrs. Sarah Dean, of 5, Ditton Lane, Cambridge; husband of Gertrude Dean, of Great Wilbraham, Cambridge. Formerly 18456, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 25
FISON
William James
Private, 40318, Northamptonshire Regiment who died of wounds on Thursday, 28th March 1918. Born Lode, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 47754, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in Ennemain Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Plot II. Row A. 10.
GAWTHROUP
Stanley G
Private, 16357, 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Born Quy, enlisted Cambridge. Buied in Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row F. Grave 2.
GRAY
Frederick Sydney
Private, 201357, 8th Bn., Suffolk Regiment, who was killed in action on Friday, 12th October 1917. Age 30. Son of John Richard and Susannah Gray, of Station House, Quy, Cambridge. Enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 4098, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-V., Belgium. Plot XLIV. Row B. Grave 10.
HUNT
Basil
Private, 13545, 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Born Quy, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 4.
HUNT
Charles H
Private, 325305, 7th Bn, Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Wednesday, 27th March 1918. Born Stow-cum-Quy, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 1685, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 25
ISON
Frank Joseph
Private, 63970, 1st Bn., Welsh Regiment who was killed in action on Monday, 8th April 1918. Age 24. Son of Elijah and Clara Ison, of Orchard St., Quy Cambridge. Born Faversham, enlisted Cambridge, resident Quy. No known grave. Commemorated on Doiran Memorial, Greece.
ISON
Harold
Private, 328071, 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 31st July 1917. Age 22. Son of Josiah Ison, of Stow-cum-Quy, Cambridge. BOrn Quy, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 6748, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52
ISON
Roger
Private, G/63378, 1st Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) who died of wounds on Sunday, 14th April 1918. Age 19. Son of Josiah and Charlotte Ison, of Stow-cum-Quy, Cambridge. Born and resident Stow-cum-Quy, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. PLot II. Row C. Grave 13.
ISON
Walter
Private, 5880, 15th Bn., London Regt (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) who died of wounds on Saturday, 29th July 1916. Age 28. Son of Joseph and Jane Ison, of 25, Main Rd., Quy, Cambridge. Enlisted London, resident Quy. Buried in Louez Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Plot II. Row E. Grave 14.
PAMMENTER
William Manning
Private, 47309, 2nd Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 29th March 1918. Age 19. Born Quy, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mrs. Emma Pammenter, of The Square, Quy. Formerly 34843, East Surrey Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56
SYMONDS
Frederick Charles
Corporal, 235082, 8th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who was killed in action on Tuesday, 8th October 1918. Age 23. Son of Sam Thomas Symonds and Kezia Symonds, of 5, Pretoria Cottages, Ditton Walk, Cambridge. Born and resident Quy, enlisted Cambridge. Formerly 23964, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4.
THEOBALD
Ernest George
Private, 23613, 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Friday, 22nd March 1918. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Theobald, of 42, Stow End, Cambs. Born Bulmer, Essex, enlisted Colchester. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
WOLFE
Samuel William
[Listed as William Samuel on SDGW and CWGC] Lance Corporal G/40096, 2nd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 25th October 1917. Aged 36. Born Quy, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Robert William Wolfe and Hannah Elizabeth Stanford (formerly Wolfe). Husband of Sarah Nornington Wolfe (nee Smith), of 36, Paradise St., Cambridge; they married in 1906. Formerly 11236, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Buried in LiJssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXII. Row C. Grave 10. See also Cambridge St Andrew the Great and Cambridge Guildhall
WRIGHT
William
Private, 31855, 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who was killed in action on Saturday, 28th April 1917. Born Quy, enlisted Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

AND IN THE WAR 1939-1945

PAMMENTER
David John
Driver T/10697817, Royal Army Service Corps who died on Saturday, 21st November 1942. Age 20. Son of Thomas John and Melinda Pammenter, of Quy. Buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba, Algeria. Plot V. Row B. Grave 9.

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