We will remember them

War Memorial

For the fallen

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them."

Taken from a Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943)

  • ROLFE, Frank

    World War 1 Death 8th Dec 1918 Aged 23 died of influenza No.1 Store Depot (Kidbrooke) Royal Air Force Service Number 209317 Frank Rolfe was the son of George and Annie Rolfe, of 10, Albra Cottages, Tindal St., Chelmsford. Frank Rolfe’s father, George Rolfe, was a gas stoker, and, in 1911, the family lived in Providence Square near Springfield Basin.
  • CATTLE, Arthur John

    World War 1 Death 25th Nov 1915 of phthisis contracted in France Aged 26 No. 2 Advanced H.T. Depot Army Service Corps Service Number S1/1022 Arthur John Cattle was the son of Arthur Charles Cattle, a tailor’s cutter, and the family lived at Garfield Terrace, Springfield Road.
  • POWELL, Albert William

    World War 1 Death 5th July 1917 Aged 19 2nd/4th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers Service Number 204617 Albert William Powell was from Staffordshire.
  • DRIVER, Thomas Stanley

    World War 1 Death 2nd Dec 1918 aged 36 4th Reserve Cavalry Regiment Thomas Stanley Driver was a printer, from a family of printers & stationers, who lived in Tindal Street, Chelmsford.
  • WHITE, E

    World War 1 Death 5th Mar 1917 17th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment Service Number 40543
  • PEGGS, Charles Herbert

    World War 1 Death 2nd Mar 1917 Aged 18 died of sickness 17th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment Service Number 43047 Son of Louisa Branfield (formerly Peggs), of 22, Alfred St., Bow, London, and the late James Needham Peggs.
  • MOBBS, George Ernest

    World War 1 Death 9th Feb 1917 aged 28 3rd Bn. Essex Regiment Service Number 16830 George Ernest Mobbs was a mirror maker from Shoreditch, married with a young daughter.
  • EVANS, Llewllyn Lewis Meredith

    World War 1 Death 9th May 1919 Aged 21 Royal Air Force A F C Llewellyn Lewis Meredith Evans was born at Brightlingsea, son of the Reverend J L Evans of Brightlingsea. He signed up for the RAF in January 1918, and died as the result of an aeroplane accident in May 1919. He was flying from an aerodrome at Ostend, on his way back to England, when his plane experienced engine trouble a few miles from Dover, and descended into the sea. His body was recovered from the sea. At the time of his death, his father, Reverend J L Evans, was curate of Holy Trinity. The death and funeral of Lt. Llewellyn Evans was reported in the Chelmsford Chronicle 16 May 1919.
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  • BOND, Frederick Albert Bond

    World War 2 Death 23 Oct 1942 Aged 27 Number 6024591 10th Bn. Essex Regiment Son of Bertie and Florence Louisa Bond of Chelmsford; and husband of Ivy Emily Bond, of Tilbury. Frederick Albert Bond’s father, Bertie was a maltster’s labourer of Sandford Road
  • RODD, Sidney Guy

    Pilot Officer
    World War 2 Death 24 Feb 1941 Aged 37 Number 85646 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Sidney Guy Rodd was an Auctioneer & Surveyor, of The Croft, Mounthill Avenue, Springfield He was the son of Sidney and Larhini Rodd, of Chelmsford.
  • MILLS, Robert George

    Aircraftman 2nd Class
    World War 2 Death 02 Jul 1943 Aged 36 Number 1030747 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Robert George Mills son of Charles and Georgena Mills of Park Farm, Chelmsford; and husband of Mary Letta Mills, of Pattiswick.
  • LINEGAR, Leonard

    World War 2 Death 07 Oct 1944 Aged 55 Number 1629059 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Leonard Linegar was the husband of Dorothy D. Linegar, of Chelmsford. In 1939 he was a Tin Plater of Sandford Road. During the war he served as a Special Constable.
  • KING, Raymond William

    Seaman Steward
    World War 2 Death 02 Dec 1940 Aged 25 Number LT/JX185800 H.M. Yacht Essex Maid. Royal Naval Patrol Service Raymond William King was a Carpenter & Builder of 12, Old Court Road. Raymond King came from Tollesbury. In August 1939, he married at Springfield, to Marjorie, the only daughter of Mr. & Mrs. A J Rawlingson, a well-known Springfield family. On Nov. 1, 1939, he voluntarily entered the R.N.R., and saw service with H.M. Yacht Essex Maid. During the autumn of 1940 Raymond became ill, and after three months' illness he died in a naval hospital in Kent.
  • DAVIES, Robert Reginald

    World War 2 Death 05 Jun 1947 Aged 37 Number 794837 Royal Artillery Robert Reginald Davies was the son of William and Hannah Davies; and husband of Annie Eileen Davies, of Chelmsford. In 1939 he was a garage manager, living at 39, Springfield Park Avenue. During the war he served with the army reserve.
  • PARKER, John Henry

    World War 2 Death 16 Nov 1943 Aged 33 Number 6028298 8th Bn. Essex Regiment Son of James and Minnie Emma Parker, of Chelmsford, and husband of Ellen Mary Elizabeth Parker, of Chelmsford. John Henry Parker was a Solicitor’s clerk of Navigation Road. He grew up on Navigation Road; his father, James Parker, was a stone mason.
  • BURTON, Arthur Kenneth

    World War 2 Death 19 Nov 1942 Aged 23 Number 1906975 Unit 556 Field Coy. Royal Engineers Son of Bertie John and Gladys Burton, of Springfield, Chelmsford. Arthur Kenneth Burton was a gas fitter; the son of Bertie Burton, a ball-bearing manufacturer at Hoffmans. In 1939 he lived at Brook End, Sandford.
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