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August 1914

Bedfordshire Regiment Roll of Honour


21st August 1914


2nd Battalion

  • 9077 Private William CRAWFORD, born in Stoke [Suffolk] (Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery)

23rd August 1914

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battle of Mons

  • 10333 Private Edwin John BYWATERS, 21, son of Harry and Emma Bywaters of High Street, Henlow (le Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial)

24th August 1914

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: retreat from Mons

  • 8967 Private Walter Stanley BENNETT, 24, son of Robert Walter and Charlotte Bennett of Stratton [Suffolk] (Cement House Cemetery, Ypres)
  • 8230 Private Harry MOULSTER, 26, husband of Rachel Moulster of Plumstead, London; born in Kensworth, he lived in Colchester [Essex] (le Ferte-sous Jouarre Memorial)
  • 10102 Private James NEWMAN, from Bromley [London] (Cement House Cemetery, Ypres)
  • 8004 Private Samuel Gibson PECK, born in Peasenhall [Suffolk], lived at Halesworth [Suffolk] (la Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial)

26th August 1914

Killed in Action

1st Battalion

  • 7986 Private William GUNN, 34, son of Mary Ann Gunn of Wrights Green, Little Hallingbury [Essex] (la Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial)
  • 8690 Private William Thomas HILL, born Aldenham [Hertfordshire], lived at Radlett [Hertfordshire] (la Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial)
  • 8363 Private Arthur HULL, 28, husband of Sarah Mulley (formerly Hull) of High Street, Hemingford Grey [Huntingdonshire] (memorial in Troisvilles CommunalCemetery)
  • 8970 Private Arthur PASCALL alias CATCHPOLE, son of Eliza Pascall of 11 The Mount, Ipswich [Suffolk] (la Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial)
  • 9734 Corporal Harold Henry SHUTTLE, 19, son of Frederick and Emma Matilda Shuttle of 5 Smeaton Road, Woodford Bridge [Essex], born in Chigwell [Essex] (la Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial)
  • 7875 Private Arthur SMITH, born in Birch [Essex] (memorial in TroisvillesCommunal Cemetery)

27th August 1914


5th Battalion

  • 3388 Private Benjamin Hedley SEABROOK, 18, son of Benjamin and Eliza Jane Seabrook of 68 West Street, Dunstable (DunstableCemetery)