Roll of Honour - St James - Snitterfield, Warwickshire
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Quick Description: A framed paper Roll of Honour in St James' church, Snitterfield.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/17/2018 2:09:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMZJ0Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
A framed hand written paper Roll of Honour in St James' church, Snitterfield.

Inscription -
European War
1914 - 1918
Roll of
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay
down his life for his friends

Grant them, Lord, Eternal Rest and
let light perpetual shine upon them

Names on memorial -
Major Montague Campbell M.C.
A career soldier, he was born in Scotland, served in an Irish Regiment, and married a Lieutenant Colonel`s daughter who lived at Park House. Their daughter was christened in Snitterfield . He served with great distinction on the Western Front and was killed at the Battle for Guillemont in September 1916.
Captain Rudolf Valentine M.C.
He lived at Old House Farm, Heath End and served with the Warwickshire Yeomanry in both the Boer War and in the Great War. He was killed during a famous cavalry charge at Huj in Gaza. He was a local J.P. , married, and left three young boys.
Captain Arthur Jervis
The son of the Vicar he was a schoolmaster in Malvern and enlisted in September 1914. After serving with the Kings Liverpool regiment on the Western Front he transferred to the King`s African Rifles and was killed in Mozambique in 1918.
Lieutenant John Cedric Jervis
Born on 11th February 1890, was admitted to King Edward’s School in January 1903. His father was the Reverend Jervis and the family, including his mother, Wilhelmina Agnes Henrietta Ashdown Jervis, his sister, Marjorie, and his brothers, Bernard, Arthur and Norman, lived on Ascott Road, Moseley. John’s three brothers were also Old Edwardians, and all served during the war. An account from the diary of James Kerr records that: “[Jervis] was shot dead in the air…had to be left in as he was wedged in the plane…a jolly decent chap was Jervis.” Ref - (visit link)
Lieutenant Pat Flowerdew Lowson
A Winchester schoolboy, his parents lived at Park House. He went straight from school into the forces and became a pilot with the Royal Flying Corps. He served during the Battle of the Somme and was tragically killed in a mid air collision whilst a flying instructor in Lincolnshire.
Sergeant Harry Hoskins
Went to school in Snitterfield and became a regular soldier with the Royal Warwickshires. Served in India and arrived on the Western Front in October 1914. He was killed defending Ypres in 1915 and he is commemorated on the Menin gate.
Sergeant Joseph Morgan
Lived on The Green and went to the local school. There is some evidence that he served in the army under an assumed name in the Army Service Corps. He was wounded in France and died in hospital in Shropshire. He is buried in Snitterfield.
Sergeant Edgar Badger
Lived at Lower Ingon farm and went to the local school. He Joined the Royal Warwickshire regiment and served in France for 20 months seeing action on a number of occasions. Died during the Battle of Arras in April 1917
Sergeant Hubert Brain
Joined the Royal Warwickshires and was heavily involved in the fighting on the Somme in 1916. He was killed in October 1918 whilst his battalion were pursuing the retreating enemy shortly before the end of the war.
Bombardier Arnold Jones
Born in North Wales he married a local girl and shortly afterwards volunteered. After serving in France he went to serve in Gaza and Jordan. He died of malaria whilst there and is buried in Cairo.
Lance Corporal Harry Aldridge
Went to school in Snitterfield and served with the Somerset Light Infantry. He saw action on the Somme and near Ypres. He was killed near Monchy le Preux in August 1918.
Lance Corporal James Padbury
The first soldier from Snitterfield to die in the war he was aged only 21. He was from a local family and went to Snitterfield school. He volunteered on the outbreak of war and arrived in France in October 1914. Was killed at the battle of Neuve Chappelle in March 1915 whilst serving with the Seaforth Highlanders.
Lance Corporal Sidney Wimbush
Son of the local carrier he went to the local school before joining his father in the family business. Joined the Royal Warwickshires and went to France in November 1915. He was killed in the fighting near Guillemont in August 1915
Private Charles Bagshaw
He worked on his father`s poultry farm on King`s Lane and was called up in 1917.
He was drafted to France in April 1918 in the Royal Warwicks and was killed 6 months later near Grevillers.
Private Charles Brookes
Went to Snitterfield School and volunteered in August 1915, shortly before getting married in Loxley. He served and saw action on the Somme and was killed at the Battle of Arras in May 1917.
Private Alfred Burton
A married man he volunteered early in 1915. Served on the Western Front with the Warwickshire Regiment until he was killed in October 1915. He is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial in the Somme.
Private Ernest Burton
Lived at Heath End and volunteered for the Warwickshire Yeomanry in 1914. He went to Gallipoli with them and was killed only a couple of days after they arrived at Suvla Bay in August 1915
Private Oscar Chatterley
Lived at Orchard Cottage near the church. Was enlisted in 1917 and joined the Royal Warwicks on the Western Front. Was killed by a stray shell near Ypres, leaving a wife and young son.
Private Percy Chatterley
Cousin of Oscar, he worked with his father in the family hurdle and hoop making business. He joined the Cheshire regiment in 1917 and was killed during the Battle of Messines Ridge later that year.
Private Robert Flint
He served with the Warwickshire Yeomanry in the Middle East and then they were formed into a Machine Gun Corps to fight in France in 1918. In the autumn of that year they were advancing quickly after the retreating Germans and he was killed during this action only one month before the Armistice.
Private Ralph Hammond
Joined the Royal Warwicks and served on the Somme in 1916. After the dramatic first day of that battle the next attack was on July 14th 1916. He was killed that day, being one of a huge number of Warwicks casualties in his battalion
Private Charles Hands
Went to school in Snitterfield and then worked in the gardens at Welcombe House. He was called up in 1918 and was killed near Ypres in September aged only 19.
Private Frank Hope
Went to school in Snitterfield but was living in Birmingham when he volunteered in 1914. He served on the Western Front for over 3 years seeing action on a number of occasions. He was killed near Ypres in December 1918
Private John Morgan
Was working in a bakery in Leamington when he was called up and he saw action in the Somme before his battalion joined in the battle for Passchendaele in August 1917.
He was killed during an attack on German positions north east of Ypres.
Private Victor Neale
Went to school in the village and then worked in the gardens at Welcombe House. Was killed at Gavrelle during the Battle of Arras in April 1917
Private Herbert Owen
I have little hard information about this man but I believe he was in the Warwickshire Yeomanry serving in Gaza and then dying in France in 1918. He may actually have been Albert Owen.
Private Thomas Padbury
Lived on The Green and went to the local school. He enlisted in 1915 and joined the Coldstream Guards. He saw a lot of action on the Western Front and died of wounds received in September 1918.
Private Frank Robinson
Lived at Well Cottage on The Green. He joined the Border Regiment in 1916 and he died from wounds received in the big German attack on the Western Front in April 1918. He is buried in Snitterfield.
Private Harry Rollins
Lived in Park Lane and went to the local school. He was killed in the Battle of Arras in April 1917 whilst fighting with the Royal Warwickshires.
Private John Rollins
Brother of Harry he joined the Royal Warwicks in 1915. Lost his life during the Battle of Passchendaele in October 1917. Both the brothers left wives.
Private William Timms
Born at Red Hill farm he emigrated to Canada but volunteered as soon as war was declared. He arrived in France in April 1915 and was killed only 3 weeks later during the Battle of Festubert.
Private Arthur White
Another man who emigrated to Canada. He returned to fight with a Canadian Machine Gun Company in June 1916. He was wounded a year later, spending time in hospitals. Visited his family in Ingon Lane whilst on leave in November 1917. He was killed accidentally in his barracks only a couple of weeks after his return to the front.
Private Thomas Williams
One of 4 brothers who volunteered in 1915. he served near Loos and then joined in the Battle of the Somme. He was killed during an attack in mid August 1916.
Private Thomas Webster
Served with the Leicester Regiment on the Western Front. He was killed in June 1916 probably by an artillery shell whilst digging trenches in preparation for the Battle of the Somme.
Gunner Roland Richardson
Went to the local school and was married just as war started in August 1914. Served on the Western Front in 1917 and was killed there in July

Ref - (visit link)
Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Not known

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Physical Address of Monument:
St James
Church Road
Snitterfield, Warwickshire England

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