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The Stories behind the names:

There are 76 names on the Bridge Street War Memorial recording local men who died during the First World War. The original research into the stories behind the names was carried out by Mr Martin "Mac" McIntyre. (There is a separate section covering the 2nd World War Memorials, originally researched by Richard Amphlett).

Information on these is available from the lists of names below in two lists:

- by alphabetical order of surnames, and

- by chronological order of death.

First World War Memorials - sorted alphabeticaly:

- Pte A H Archard

- Capt E D D Astley

- Pte G Bailey

- Pte H R Barnes (Barns)

- Pte R Batchelor

- Pte W B Bowsher

- Pte G Brazener

- Pte H Brewer

- Stoker E A Bull

- Sgt W T Bushnell

- Capt C K Butler

- Lt E Butler

- Pte S G Channon

- Pte W E A Clements

- Lt R Cowell-Townshend

- Pte H J Cook

- Sgt A Cook

- Lt J H Cortis

- Pte R G Dixon

- Cpl W H Earl

- Pte A H Fairchild

- Pte F Field

- Gnr W N Fishlock

- Gnr A J Goodman

- Pte S Goodall

- Stoker W Grove

- Cpl A H Hawkes

- Pte A E Hill

- Capt M H Hissey

- Pte E A Holmes

- Cpl F L Hollister

- Sgt W J H Horne

- Pte J S Hunt

- Pte W Jenkins

- Pte F T Knight

- Pte W C Knight

- AB E H Lambourne

- Pte L E Lambourne

- Pte H Marchant

- Tpr C W Matthews

- Pte C McCarthy

- Sgt C W Mepsted

- Pte E F Mills

- Spr P Molland

- Pte J E Neale

- Pte J New

- Tpr F J North

- Pte E Palmer

- Pte H Parker

- Pte J Plummer

- Rfn J Preston

- Lt L Raine

- Tpr F H Ray

- Pte F C Rayment

- Lt R I Richens

- Sig (RN) P Richens

- Sgt F Rolfe

- Pte E A Rosier

- Gnr C J Rosier

- Gnr P G Rosier

- Pte A N J Salt

- Pte A R Smith

- Rfn W P J Spiro

- Gnr A Spooner

- Pte E J Stacey

- Pte S Tubb

- Pte A E Vockins

- Pte E W Vockins

- Pte F C Vockins

- Cpl S Vockins

- Sgt R V Weaving

- Cpl A Webb

- Pte F W Whiting

- Pte F Williams

- Pte A T Wilson

- Pte H Wilson

First World War Memorials - sorted chronologically by date of death:

First World War Memorials on the War Memorial, Bridge Street, in order of date of death:

Oct-Dec 1914:

1.11.1914 Cpl L F Hollister

1.11.1914 Pte E J Stacey

Jan-Mar 1915:

6.1.1915 Pte A E Vockins

Apr-Jun 1915:

7.4.1915 Pte A R Smith

27.4.1915 Pte F T Knight

6.5.1915 Pte E W Vockins

9.5.1915 Pte J Hunt

10.5.1915 Pte E A Rosier

15.6.1915 Lt J H Cortis

Jul-Sep 1915:

3.8.1915 Pte F C Vockins

9.8.1915 AB E H Lambourne

21.8.1915 Sgt W J H Horne

21.8.1915 Tpr C W Matthews

28.9.1915 Pte F Field

Oct-Dec 1915:

13.10.1915 Cpl W H Earl

9.11.1915 Cpl H Webb

11.12.1915 Tpr F J North

28.12.1915 Pte S Tubb

Apr-Jun 1916:

29.4.1916 Pte J E Neale

8.5.1916 Pte A E Hill

27.5.1916 Pte A H Fairchild

Jul-Sep 1916:

1.7.1916 Capt C K Butler

1.7.1916 Pte E A Holmes

1.7.1916 Sgt F Rolfe

1.7.1916 Pte F Williams

8.8.1916 Pte A H Archard

15.8.1916 Lt L Raine

18.8.1916 Rfn W P J Spiro

24.8.1916 Lt E Butler

27.8.1916 Sgt R V Weaving

29.8.1916 Pte A T Wilson

15.9.1916 Rfn J Preston

Oct-Dec 1916:

26.10.1916 Capt M H Hissey

15.11.1916 Gnr W N Fishlock

Apr-Jun 1917:

14.4.1917 Lt R I Richens

24.4.1917 Pte H Parker

3.5.1917 Pte H R Barnes (Barns)

29.5.1917 Sgt A Cook

14.6.1917 Pte S Goodall

16.6.1917 Pte S G Channon

Jul-Sep 1917:

31.7.1917 Pte L E Lambourne

16.8.1917 Pte W Jenkins

Oct-Dec 1917:

4.10.1917 Cpl A H Hawkes

13.10.1917 Pte R Batchelor

4.11.1917 Sgt C W Mepsted

2.12.1917 Gnr A J Goodman

10.12.1917 Pte G Bailey

28.12.1917 Pte F C Rayment

Jan-Mar 1918:

23.3.1918 Cpl S Vockins

Apr-Jun 1918:

18.4.1918 Pte J Plummer

20.4.1918 Tpr F H Ray

25.4.1918 Pte A N J Salt

4.5.1918 Pte H Wilson

29.5.1918 Lt R Cowell-Townshend

1.6.1918 Capt E D D Astley

17.6.1918 Pte H Marchant

23.6.1918 Pte H Brewer

Jul-Sep 1918:

20.7.1918 Sig (RN) P Richens

11.8.1918 Sgt W T Bushnell

11.8.1918 Pte R G Dixon

11.8.1918 Gnr C J Rosier

21.8.1918 Pte W E A Clements

26.8.1918 Pte J New

1.9.1918 Pte F W Whiting

16.9.1918 Stoker W Grove

Oct-Nov 1918:

5.11.1918 Pte W B Bowsher

11.11.1918 Spr P Molland

Post War:

28.2.1919 Pte G Brazener

2.4.1919 Pte C McCarthy

21.4.1919 Pte E F Mills

17.1.1920 Stoker E A Bull

7.4.1920 Gnr P G Rosier


Unknown Pte H J Cook

Unknown Pte E Palmer

Unknown Gnr A Spooner

See also:

- War Memorial Dedication Service

- Hungerford War Memorial Charity indenture

- Church House War Memorial

- First World War

- Second World War

- Reports of War Wounded

- War Memorials of West Berkshire website

- "Hungerford War Memorial 1939-1945" by Richard Amphlett [HHA Archive N29 & S25]

- The National Inventory of War Memorials (Hungerford area) - Pamela Lucas and HHA members [HHA Archive N105 & Y105]