Those Who Fell on Ebbesbourne Wake Memorial

Albert Frank Weeks

Surname: Weeks
Other names: Albert Frank
Other people in this story:
Frank Weeks
Fanny Weeks nee Compton
Locations in this story:
Broad Chalke, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France
Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
Wilton, Wiltshire

Story:
Albert Frank Weeks was born in 1897 in Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, and baptised there on 5th September, 1897. He was the son of Frank Weeks, a Shepherd, and Fanny Weeks (Compton). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Shepherd and living at Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Wilton, Wiltshire, as a Private and joined the 1st Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 10710) and served in France & Flanders. He was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 7th July 1916 and was buried at Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France (grave id. V.K.6). He is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial.

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Names on East Knoyle War Memorial

Fred Jolliffe

Surname: Jolliffe
Other names: Fred
Other people in this story:
William Jolliffe
Caroline Mary Jolliffe nee Curtis
Edwin William Jolliffe
Victor Henry Jolliffe
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle
France & Flanders
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders
The Green, East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Salisbury

Story:
Fred Jolliffe was born in 1894 in East Knoyle and baptised there on 3rd June, 1894. He was the son of William Jolliffe, a Mason, and Caroline Mary Jolliffe (nee Curtis). His siblings included Edwin William and Victor Henry, born in 1896 and 1897 respectively, who both died in the war. At the time of the 1911 Census, he was single, working as a Farm Labourer and living at the family home in The Green, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Salisbury as a Private in the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 9101). He later transferred to the 1st Battalion and served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals. He died on 18th May 1915 and his name appears on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Panel 53). He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial.

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Victor Henry Jolliffe

Surname: Jolliffe
Other names: Victor Henry
Other people in this story:
William Jolliffe
Caroline Mary Jolliffe nee Curtis
Fred Jolliffe
Edwin Jolliffe
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Le Touret Memorial, Richebourg-l'Avoue, Nord Pas de Calais, France
The Green, East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Salisbury

Story:
Victor Henry Jolliffe was born in 1897 in East Knoyle and baptised there on 25th July, 1897. He was the son of William Jolliffe, a Mason, and Caroline Mary Jolliffe (nee Curtis). His siblings included Edwin William and Fred, born in 1896 and 1894 respectively, both of whom died in the war. At the time of the 1911 Census, he was single, working as a Farm Labourer and living at the family home in The Green, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Salisbury as a Private in the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 10381). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 12th March 1915 and his name appears on Le Touret Memorial, Richebourg-l'Avoue, Nord Pas de Calais, France (Panel 33 & 34.). He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial.

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Frank William Knight

Surname: Knight
Other names: Frank William
Other people in this story:
William Thomas Knight
Sara Louisa Knight nee Fell
Locations in this story:
Long Newnton, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Soissions Memorial, Aisne, Picardie, France
Wise Lane, East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Hilmarton, Calne, Wiltshire
Devizes, Wiltshire

Story:
Frank William Knight was born in 1896 in Long Newnton, Wiltshire, and baptised there on 3rd May, 1896. He was the son of William Thomas Knight, a Police Constable, and Sara Louisa Knight (nee Fell). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single and living in Hilmarton, Calne, where his father was working as a policeman. He enlisted in Devizes, Wiltshire, as a Private in the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 12050). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 30th May 1918 and his name appears on the Soissions Memorial, Aisne, Picardie, France. At the time of his death his parents were living at 72 Wise Lane, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial.

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Reginald George Littlecott

Surname: Reginald George
Other names: Littlecott
Other people in this story:
Henry Littlecott
Mary Jane Littlecott nee Tanner
Locations in this story:
West Cholderton, Wiltshire
Chambrecy British Cemetery, Chambrecy, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire
France
Warminster

Story:
Reginald George Littlecott was born on 30th March, 1898, in West Cholderton, Wiltshire, and baptised there on 29th May, 1898. He was the son of Henry Littlecott, a Shepherd, and Mary Jane Littlecot (nee Tanner). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a Scholar and living at Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Warminster on 27th May, 1916, and joined the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 24612). He was posted to France on 1st May, 1917, and at the time of his death held the rank of Lance Corporal. He was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He was reported missing and presumed killed on 31st May, 1918 but his body was later located and buried eventually in the Collection of Graves, Chambrecy British War Cemetery, Chambrecy, Champagne-Ardenne, France (grave id. II.D.6), (See De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour). He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial.

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Reginald George Dimmer

Surname: Dimmer
Other names: Reginald George
Other people in this story:
George Edward Dimmer
Kate Elizabeth Dimmer nee Foyle
Locations in this story:
Bowerchalke, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium
Topp Hill, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire

Story:
Reginald George Dimmer was born on 12th April, 1897 in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, and baptised there on 13th May, 1897. He was the son of George Edward Dimmer, a carter working on a farm, and Kate Elizabeth Dimmer (nee Foyle). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Farm Hand and living at Topp Hill, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Salisbury as a Private in the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 33230). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 30th July 1917 and his name appears on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium (Panel 53). He is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial.

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Henry George Hardiman

Surname: Hardiman
Other names: Henry George
Other people in this story:
William Hardiman
Sarah Ann Hardiman nee Coombs
Locations in this story:
Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
Gallipoli, Turkey
Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
The Cross, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire


Story:
Henry George Hardiman was born on 10th April, 1881 in Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He was the son of William Hardiman, a farm labourer, and Sarah Ann Hardiman (nee Coombs). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, living in Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake and working as a Farm Labourer. His mother died in 1913. He enlisted in Devizes, Wiltshire, as a Private and joined the 5th Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 18773). He served at Gallipoli and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 10th August 1915 and his name appears on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey (Panel 156 to 158). At the time of his death his father was next of kin and living at The Cross, Ebbesbourne Wake. Henry is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial.

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Frederick Powell

Surname: Powell
Other names: Frederick
Other people in this story:
Sarah Ann Powell
George Powell
Locations in this story:
Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord, France
Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
Devizes, Wiltshire

Story:
Frederick Powell was born 0n 28th February, 1897 in Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. His mother was Sarah Ann Powell (there was no father named on his birth certificate). His mother died at Ebbesbourne Wake in 1910 and was buried there on 24th May, 1910. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Farm Labourer and living with his grandmother, a widow, at Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. His grandmother died in 1916. He enlisted in Devizes, Wiltshire, as a Private and joined the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 25688). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died of wounds on 28th August 1917 and was buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord, France (grave id. III.E.217). He is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial. His only living relative at the time was his Uncle, George Powell, living in Pound Street, Ebbesbourne Wake.

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Leonard Charles Rogers

Surname: Rogers
Other names: Leonard Charles
Other people in this story:
Edwin Charles Rogers
Bessie Rogers nee Thompson
Locations in this story:
Tisbury, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Tyne Cot Memorial, Flanders
Horse Hill, Coombe, Shaftesbury
Ludwell, Wiltshire

Story:
Leonard Charles Rogers was born in 1899 in Tisbury, Wiltshire. He was the son of Edwin Charles Rogers, a Farm Labourer, and Bessie Rogers (nee Thompson). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a Scholar and living at Horse Hill, Coombe, Shaftesbury. He enlisted in Devizes, Wiltshire, as a Private in the 6th Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 35744). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 10th April 1918 and his name appears on the Tyne Cot Memorial (Panel 119 to 120). He is remembered on the war memorial at Ludwell.

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East Knoyle War Memorial

James Frederick Alfred Fletcher

Surname: Fletcher
Other names: James Frederick Alfred
Other people in this story:
Henry Fletcher
Amy Elizabeth Fletcher nee Chalke
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Romsey, Hampshire
Farley Chamberlayne, Hampshire

Story:
James Frederick Alfred Fletcher was born in 1895 in East Knoyle and baptised there on 5th January, 1896. He was the son of Henry Fletcher, a General Labourer, and Amy Elizabeth Fletcher (nee Chalke). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Shepherd on the Clouds Estate and living at Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Salisbury, giving Romsey, Hampshire as his address, and joined the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 21254). He served in France & Flanders and at the time of his death held the rank of Lance Corporal. He was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died of wounds on 28th April 1917 and was buried at Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Nord Pas de Calais, France (grave id. I.C.23). He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial as well as the memorial in St John's Church, Farley Chamberlayne, Hampshire, near to where his parents had moved.

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