Stanmore 1914 - 1918 War Memorial

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Stanmore 1914 - 1918
War Memorial


The memorial is situated at the junction of Old Church Lane, Uxbridge Road and Church Road within the churchyard of St John the Evangelist Church.
It is in the form of a Celtic Cross on a square plinth, and then mounted on a three-step base.


The dedication and names are on cast plates fixed to the plinth. There are 57 names for World War 1 only. The memorial was dedicated by Rev. S F L Bernays and unveiled by Brigadier general J H Abbot Anderson on 22nd July 1920. The site cost £700.


1914-1918 REMEMBER WITH THANKSGIVING THE TRUE AND FAITHFUL MEN WHO IN THESE YEARS OF WAR WENT FORTH FROM THIS PLACE FOR GOD AND THE RIGHT. THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO RETURNED NOT AGAIN ARE HERE INSCRIBED TO BE HONOURED FOR EVERMORE


  • Bodimeade Harry
    Rifleman 46720, 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 13th September 1918. Aged 23. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Edgware. Son of William and Mary Ann Bodimeade, of 6, Green Lane Cottage, Green Lane, Stanmore, Middx. Buried in GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIII. Row B. Grave 12.

  • Booth John
    Currently no further information

  • Bostock Hugh
    Hugh William BOSTOCK, Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th June 1915. Aged 28. Son of Mr. J. H. and Mrs. C. S. Bostock. Buried in ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 14.

  • Bozier Alfred [William]
    Private G/37881, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Aged 26. Born Stanmore, enlisted Tottenham, resident Wealdstone. Son of Alfred William and Agnes Bozier; husband of Jennie Marie Bozier, of 63, Peel Rd., Wealdstone, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 14 and 15.

  • Brinkman Albert [Thomas]
    Guardsman 17179, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 11th October 1915. Aged 19. Born Stanmore, enlisted Willesden. Son of Charles Henry and Ellen Brinkman, of Brewery Cottages, Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 to 7.

  • Butler Harry
    Private T.F.2022, 1st/9th (T.F.) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died in India 12th April 1915. Aged 23. Born Kingclere, Hampshire, enlisted Willesden, resident Great Stanmore. Son of William and Elizabeth Butler, of 3 Banbury Cottages, Church Rd., Great Stanmore, London. Buried in Dinapore No. 3 Cemetery and commemorated on MADRAS 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL, CHENNAI, India. face 20.

  • Chalker Edward [George]
    Private 67171, 2nd/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died 28th September 1917. Aged 19. Son of George and Sarah Chalker, of 1, Chart Cottages, Stanmore, Middx. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row F. Grave II.

  • Chapman [Joe] Ernest
    Private 26683, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 13th November 1916. Aged 34. Born Horningshaw, Wiltshire, enlisted Harrow, resident Stanmore. Son of Martha Chapman, of Longleat Lodge, Horningsham, Warminster, Wilts, and the late William Chapman. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 2.

  • Charles Leslie Stafford
    Captain, 60th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and 6th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died 30th July 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Stafford Charles, of Woodside House, Chenies, Bucks. Born at Stanmore, Middlesex. Buried in ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row L. Grave 3.

  • Clibbon George
    Currently no further information.

  • Cook Thomas
    Currently no further information.

  • Darkins Harry
    Currently no further information.

  • Dobinson Arthur
    Private G/10714, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 8th October 1916. Aged 27. Born Edgware, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Stanmore. Son of the late William and Annie Dobinson; husband of Alice May Wakerley (formerly Dobinson), of Church Rd., Great Stanmore, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

  • Dobie, D.S.O. M.C. James Jardine
    Captain, 3rd (King's Own) Hussars. Killed in action 30th September 1918. Aged 41. Son of the Rev. W. Jardine Dobie and Margaret Hamilton Veitch, his wife, of Kinghorn, Fife; husband of Antoinette Wilhelmina Laura Jardine Dobie (nee Rouillard), of "Glassmount," Kirkcaldy, Fife. Awarded the Distiguished Conduct medal (D.S.O.) and Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in MARCOING BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 33.

  • Feist Phillip [Charles]
    Lance Corporal G/7193, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 2nd July 1916. Born Heywoods heath, Sussex, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Stanmore. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

  • Fensome Arthur
    Currently no further information.

  • Fensome William
    Private G/2457, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 29th September 1918. Born Stanmore, enlisted Harrow. Buried in VILLERS HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-GUISLAIN, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 21.

  • Foster James [John]
    Driver T4/186008, Royal Army Service Corps attached Expeditionary Force Canteens. Died in Mesopotamia 19th July 1917. Born Stanmore, enlisted Harrow, resident Edgware. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XV. Row A. Grave 13.

  • Freeman Richard [Henry Hawtin]
    Rifleman 393632, 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 24th August 1918. Enlisted London, resident Stanmore. Formerly 5086, 8th Battalion, London Regiment. Buried in BRAY VALE BRITISH CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 12.

  • Gair Henry B
    Currently no further information.

  • Garland Jack
    Currently no further information.

  • Goldsmith Charles
    Currently no further information.

  • Good Frederick 'Fred' [Walter]
    Private 3274, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 8th May 1915. Aged 26. Born Stanmore, enlisted Hendon. Son of Thomas and Clara Ellen Good, of Stamnore Hill, Great Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34.

  • Grainge Fred
    Currently no further information.

  • Gulland Frederick Ker
    Currently no further information.

  • Heading Charles [Edward]
    Corporal 67251, 46th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 3rd October 1918. Aged 34. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Harrow. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Heading, of Stanmore, Middx.; husband of Mrs. N. S. Tingey (formerly Heading), of 24, Dundee Rd., Midway, Swadlincote, Burton-on-Trent. Formerly 36445, Devonshire Regiment. Buried in BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 3.

  • Heading William
    Private G/11282, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18th November 1916. Born, enlisted and resident Stanmore. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D.

  • Hill John 'Jack' [Attwood]
    Private G/9051, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 25th April 1916. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Mill Hill. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot C. Row 3. Grave 9.


  • Hodge Arthur [Percy]
    Private G/23022, 10th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 18th August 1917. Aged 33. Born West Malling, Kent, enlisted London, resident Stanmore. Son of Thomas Hodge, of Malling, Kent; husband of Gertrude M. Hodge, of "Westfield", 68, Underdale Rd., Shrewsbury. Formerly T4/160042, Army Ordnance Corps. Buried in BERTENACRE MILITARY CEMETERY, FLETRE, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 6.

  • Holford Edward [James]
    Private 57638, 2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (Territorial) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1918. Aged 28. Born Great Stanmore, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Stanmore. Husband of Mary Ann Holford, of 6, Hillside Cottages, Church Rd., Stanmore, Middx. Formerly 34934, Middlesex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9.

  • Holland William
    Able Seaman J/10215, H.M.S. Princess Irene, Royal Navy. Lost when the ship blew up off Sheerness 27th May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Frederick Joseph and Elizabeth Holland, of 3, Kirby Cottages, Church Rd., Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 7.

  • Humphrey William
    Currently no further information.

  • Kennedy Cyril
    Lance Corporal P.S. 330, 16th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 3rd March 1917. Aged 19. Born Stanmore, enlisted Kilburn. Son of James Edward and Elizabeth Jane Kennedy, of 1, Elm Terrace, Stanmore. Buried in south-west corner of ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, GREAT STANMORE, Middlesex.

  • King Gale
    Sergeant 79759, "A" Battery, 57th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in Salonika 6th November 1916. Aged 24. Born Stanmore, enlisted Liverpool. Son of Albert and Charlotte King, of Stanmore, Middx.; husband of Annie Beatrice King, of 76, Fitz-Harris Avenue, Winton, Bournemouth. Buried in STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot II. Row C. Grave 2.

  • Knight Herbert [Edward]
    Private SPTS/661, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 21st July 1916. Aged 22. Born Hampstead, enlisted London, resident Stanmore. Son of Charles James and Charlotte Rosina Knight, of 4, Kirby Cottages, Church Rd., Stanmore, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

  • Lane Gilbert
    Private G/7133, 3rd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own 9Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 27th September 1915. Aged 20. Born Thornford, Dorsetshire, enlisted Mill Hill. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 99 to 101.

  • Mead Fred
    Currently no further information.

  • Morgan Herbert Henry
    Gunner 33202, "A" Battery, 177th Briagde, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 11th June 1918. Aged 33. Born Watford, enlisted Woolwich, London S.E. Husband of Mrs. D. Morgan, of 1, Kirby Cottages, Church Rd., Stanmore, Middx. Buried in AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 28.

  • Odell Ernest
    Currently no further information.

  • Parker Charles
    Currently no further information.

  • Parker Wilfred
    Currently no further information.

  • Pascoe Walter
    Currently no further information.

  • Peer Edmund Faithful
    Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion (Territorial), East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4 and 5.

  • Rainbow William
    Rainbow, William George Corporal, 1st Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. He was mobilised in August 1914, and was immediately sent to the Western Front, where he took part in the severe fighting during the Retreat from Mons and at Le Cateau, and in the subsequent actions on the Marne and the Aisne, also in the Battles of La Bassee and Neuve Chapelle. He was later killed in action near St Eloi on March 31st 1915, and died at 85 Field Ambulance. He was entitled to the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
    Born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 Census, he is listed as a professional golfer aged 26, he lived in Stanmore, with his wife and one child.
    He is buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Zillebeke, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Enclosure No 2, Plot 4, Row A, Grave 15.

  • Rolph Benjamin
    Currently no further information.

  • Rowley, MM Frederick
    Currently no further information.

  • Sewell Harry
    Sewell Harry Private G/18317, 11th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 7th October 1916. Aged 27. Born St John's, Deptford, London S.E., resident and enlisted Stanmore. Husband of Mrs. E. L. Paintain (formerly Sewell), of Green Lane, Great Stanmore, Middx.

    Harry had only joined the battalion the previous month and spent less than 3 weeks with his new unit having joined the 11th Royal West Kent’s on the 18th September 1916. He was part of a large draft of men sent to the battalion to make up for their losses on the Somme when they took part in the Battle of Flers on the 15th September 1916. Harry had given his occupation upon enlistment as a “Gardner” and was married with 1 child when he enlisted in November 1915

    No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47.

  • Smith Frederick 'Fred' [James]
    Private G/1696, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 28th June 1916. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Willesden. Buried in NORFOLK CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 76.

  • Smith William
    Currently no further information.

  • Snare Thomas [Daniel Josiah]
    Private G/5171, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18th April 1915. Born Bushey, Hertfordshire, enlisted Mill Hill, resident Stanmore. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47.

  • Snowden Harold Jackson
    Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps and 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 11th August 1917. Son of Mrs. Snowden, of The Chantrey, Stanmore, Middlesex. Buried in HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY, London. Grave referncde: WB 567.

  • Snowden Stanley Jackson
    Captain, 9th Battalion (Territorial), Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 26th March 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panel 42.

  • Tolman Charles
    Private 5121, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 7th July 1916. Aged 23. Born Stanmore, enlisted London, resident Watford. Son of Mr. C. T. Tolman, of Chandos Cottage, Great Stanmore, Middx. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 105.

  • Tompkins [Alfred] James
    Private G/87289, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 8th October 1918. Aged 19. Born Stanmore, enlisted and resident Harrow. Son of Edwin and Emily Tompkins, of Brewery Cottages, Little Common, Great Stanmore, Middx. Formerly 71297, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in MASNIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, MARCOING, Nord, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 15.

  • Wainwrght Geoffrey
    Currently no further information.

  • Webb [Douglas] Herbert 'Bertie'
    Private 3276, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 10th March 1916. Born Stanmore, enlisted Hendon. No known grave. Commmeorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 65 to 67.

  • West Frederick 'Fred' [Walter]
    Sergeant T.F.315438, 32nd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died in United KIngdom 17th February 1918. Born and resident Stanmore, enlisted Willesden. Buried in GORLESTON CEMETERY, GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk. Grave reference F. 13. 346.



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