The Stewkley Lads : Fallen in the Great War

ISBN 978-0-9563800-0-5 Stewkley Local History Group 2009

SLHG´s first publication, written by group member John Sheldon, with foreword by Air Vice Marshall Dusty Saunders, brings together research and information on the Village War Memorials, the local Buckinghamshire regiments, biographies and stories, written in chronological order, of the “Stewkley Lads” who gave their lives for King and Country in WW I.

In 96 pages with many illustrations, it gives a unique insight into one of the greatest periods of social change in our village history.

Price: £4 locally or £6 inclusive of UK postage and packing.

The fallen soldiers honoured in the book can be seen below, those whose names are NOT honoured on the Stewkley Village War Memorial appear in Bold in this list.

Shoeing-Smith Charles Allder
Private Albert Ashpool
Private Arthur Beasley
Private William Beasley
Private George Cannings
Private Fred Cheshire
Gunner William Cheshire
Private Alfred Dickens
Private Harry Dickens
Sergeant Arthur Foster MM
Private Albert Hall
Private Harry Hall
Private John Hambly
Private Percy Heady
Private Richard Hedges
Private William Hogston
Trooper Dennis Horne
Lieutenant Claude Horsley
Private William Illing
Lance Corporal Leonard Keen
Private Sidney Keen
Lieutenant Chester Killby
Private Henry Knight
Private Alfred Charles Lake
Sergeant Arthur Mead
Private Bertram Mead
Private Frank Mead
Private John Mead
Private Albert Moxon
Private William Nash
Sergeant Henry O’Grady MM
Gunner Fred Pitkin
Private George Roadnight
Captain Bruce Smith-Masters MC
2nd Lieutenant George Smith-Masters
Private John Smith
Private Fred Stonhill
Corporal Thomas Stowe
Private George Syrett
Private William Syrett
Private William Harold Syrett
Private Percy William Tofield
Private Henry Willis
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