book cover   "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.
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The fallen soldiers honoured in the book can be seen below, those whose names are NOT honoured on the Stewkley Village War Memorial appear shaded in this list.
Shoeing-Smith Charles Allder Private William Hogston Sergeant Henry O’Grady MM
Private Albert Ashpool Trooper Dennis Horne Gunner Fred Pitkin
Private Arthur Beasley Lieutenant Claude Horsley Private George Roadnight
Private William Beasley Private William Illing Captain Bruce Smith-Masters MC
Private George Cannings Lance Corporal Leonard Keen 2nd Lieutenant George Smith-Masters
Private Fred Cheshire Private Sidney Keen Private John Smith
Gunner William Cheshire Lieutenant Chester Killby Private Fred Stonhill
Private Alfred Dickens Private Henry Knight Corporal Thomas Stowe
Private Harry Dickens Private Alfred Charles Lake Private George Syrett
Sergeant Arthur Foster MM Sergeant Arthur Mead Private William Syrett
Private Albert Hall Private Bertram Mead Private William Harold Syrett
Private Harry Hall Private Frank Mead Private Percy William Tofield
Private John Hambly Private John Mead Private Henry Willis
Private Percy Heady Private Albert Moxon
Private Richard Hedges Private William Nash