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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Basildon
Town
Langdon Hills
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86967
Current location

St Mary's Church
South Hill
Langdon Hills
Basildon
Essex
SS16 6HY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 67847 86464
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Panelling
Inscription
1914 TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1918 +/[names on 4 panels]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Harold Edwin Bassford – 8th Battalion, 13th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery – Sergeant – 43587 – Died 10th November 1918 age 26 – Cemetery, Sutton Road, Southend – Victory and British War Medals – Son of William and Emma Bassford, 33 Perrymans Farm Road, Newbury Park, Ilford – St Mary’s Church, Langdon Hills Memorial. Benjamin Bruce – 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry – Corporal – 7406 – Killed in action 9th September 1914 age 29 – 1914 Star, Victory and British War Medals – Son of Joseph and Rosetta Bruce, Rose Cottage, Nightingale Avenue, Langdon Hills – La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, France, St Nicholas Church Memorial and St Mary’s Church Memorial. Harold Robert Clayton – C Company, 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers – Captain – Killed in action 4th June 1915 age 40 – Cemetery, Twelve Tree Copse, Turkey – 1914/15 Star, Victory and British War Medals – Brother of Rev. Guy Clayton of St Mary’s Langdon Hills – St Mary’s Church, Langdon Hills Memorial. George Clarke Denton – 12th Indian Pioneers (Kelat-i-Ghilzie-Regiment) – Major acting Lieutenant Colonel – Died 9th October 1916 age 35 – Cemetery, Dar Es Salaam (Upange Road) Tanzania – Mention three times in dispatches, Victory and British War Medals – Son of Sir George Chardin Denton KCMG, Chigwell Row also on Electoral Roll for Gulmarg, Butlers Grove, Langdon Hills – St Mary’s Church, Langdon Hills. Gregory Christopher Faux – 67th Battery 20th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery Royal Field Artillery – Acting Bombadier – 93939 – Drown 21st February 1917 – Son of Joseph and Mary Faux, Chigwell Row, Romford – Mikra Memorial, Greece and St Mary’s Church Memorial, Langdon Hills. Frank Edward Flack – 13th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps – Rifleman – R/4984 – Killed in Action 6th August 1916 age 22 – Cemetery, Delville Wood, France – Victory and British War Medals – Son of Ebenezar and Clara Flack Milton House, Nightingale Avenue, Langdon Hills. Charles Frederick Franks – 1st Battalion, King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) – Private – 8538 – Killed in action 13th October 1914 age 27 – 1914/15 Star, Victory and British War Medals – Son of William and Elizabeth Franks, Havant Berry Lane, Langdon Hills – Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. William Edward Garrod – 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment – Private – 44030 – Killed in action 24th August 1918 age 19 – Cemetery, Becourt Military, France – Victory and British War Medals – Son of Mrs Kate Garrod, 2 Hall Cottages, Old Church Hill, Langdon Hills – St Mary’s Chyd Memorial, Bulphan. Herbert Samuel Grant – 6th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) – Rifleman – 2477 – Died 20th May 1916 age 21 – Cemetery, St Mary’s and All Saint’s Old Church, Langdon Hills – Victory and British War Medals – Son of Samuel and Alice Grant, Midhurst, High Road, Laindon – St Nicholas Church Memorial. Reginald Ernest Hammond – Born Langdon Hills – 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers – Private – 25837 – Killed in action 10th August 1917 age 26 – Victory and British War Medals – Son of Thomas and Mary Hammond, Brook Cottage, Dry Street, Langdon Hills and Husband of Charlotte Hammond, 33 Aubrey Road, Walthamstow. – Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium and St Mary’s Church Memorial. Hazell, Rowland Herbert – Born Highbury, Middlesex – Son of Georgina and the late John Hazell, husband of Jessie Hazell of ‘Hazeldene’ Gladstone Road, Langdon Hills – Private 35508 Essex Regiment 10th Battalion previously with Suffolk Regiment 31547 – Died 24/01/1918, died of wounds at home – age 29 – Buried St Nicholas Church Churchyard, Laindon – Commemorated on Langdon Hills and Laindon Roll of Honour Memorials. Campaign Medals: Victory and British War medals Ernest John Hollowbread – Born Laindon – 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment – Lance Corporal – 9194 – Killed in action 6th August 1915 age 24 – 1914/15 Star, Victory and British War Medals – Son of Mrs Sarah Spooner, Brick Cottage, Coringham – Helles Memorial, Turkey. Walter Arthur Jay – 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards – Guardsman – 26445 – Killed in Action 13th April 1918 age 20 – Cemetery, Aval Wood, France – Son of Robert Jay (deceased) and Mrs Ellen Cubberley (formerly Jay), Eagle Cottage, Langdon Hills and Brother of George below. – Victory and British War Medals – St Mary’s Church Memorial, Langdon Hills George Robert Jay – Machine Gun Corps – Private – 35841 – Killed in Action 22nd April 1917 age 33 – Son of Robert Jay (deceased) and Mrs Ellen Cubberley (formerly Jay), Eagle Cottage, Langdon Hills and Brother of Walter above. – Victory and British War Medals – Basra Memorial, Iraq and St Mary’s Church Memorial, Langdon Hills. Thomas Laws – 17th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps – Lance Corporal – 21507 – Killed in Action 18th April; 1918 age 21 – Son of Mr T and Mrs J Laws, Humberstone Road, Plaistow – Victory and British War Medals – Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium and Langdon Hills (Laindon) Baptist Church Wall. F Brunton Love – 39th Training Squadron – Flight Lieutenant – Killed 8th June 1918, flying accident age 19 – Cemetary, St Peter’s churchyard, Nevendon – Son of Charles and Agnes Love, Edes Lodge, Pitsea – St Mary’s Church War Memorial, Langdon Hills. Ernest Vivian Miller – 1st/18th Battalion, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) – Rifleman – 2695 – Killed in Action 25th September 1915 age 19 – Son of Albert and Annie Millene, Ivydene, London Road, South Benfleet, formerly of Langdon Hills – 914/15 Star, Victory and British War Medals - Loos Memorial, France and St Mary’s Church War memorial. Ernest Charles Pavitt – 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) – Private – 5083 – Killed in Action, 30th November 1917 age 32 – Husband of Gertrude Pavitt, 2 Nightingale Parade, Langdon Hills – 1914/15 Star, Victory and British War Medal – Cambrai Memorial, France and St Mary’s Church War Memorial. Thomas William Rogerson – 240th Artisan Works Company, Corps of Royal Engineers – Lance Corporal – 246023 – Killed in Action 24th August 1918 age 44 – Cemetery, Terlincthun British, France – Son of Frank and Mary Rogerson – Victory and British War Medals – St Mary’s Church War Memorial. George Siggers – A Battery 71st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery – Gunner- 9590 – Died of Wounds 8th February 1917 age 30 – Cemetery, St Sever Extension, France – Husband of Charlotte Siggers (nee Burr), Dry Street, Langdon Hills – Military Medal, 1914/5 Star, Victory and British War Medal – St Mary’s Church War Memorial. John Hay Stephens – Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry) – Private – 7276 – Killed in Action 21st April 1917 age 28 – Son of Charles and Mrs Stephens (deceased) and husband of Mrs B M Poultney, 828 Standard park Buildings, Vancouver, BC. Victory and British War Medals – Arras Memorial, France and St Mary’s Church War memorial. Harry Charles Stratton – Prince of Wale’s Own Civil Service Rifles ,London Regiment – Private – 531182 - Died at Home 31st May 1919 age 21 – Cemetery, St Marys and All Saints Old Church, Langdon Hills – Son of Harry and Agnes Stratton, High View, Butler’s Grove, Langdon Hills – Victory and British War Medals – St Mary’s Church War Memorial. Henry George Swan – 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment – Private – 10028 – Killed in Action, 22nd November 1914 age 23 – Son of Walter and Ellen Swan, Thatched Cottage, Oxford Road, Langdon Hills – 1914/15 Star, Victory and British War Medals – Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium and St Mary’s Church Memorial. Harold Tait Tavener – B Battery, 88th Brigade Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery – 2nd Lieutenant – Died of wounds 12 April 1918 age 26 – Cemetery, Lijssenthock, Military, Belgium – Son of George and Elizabeth Tavener, 5 Egham Road, Plaistow – Victory and British War Medals.

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