The Parish Fallen

From the 128 names inscribed on the war memorials at St Michael and All Angel’s church, Bedford Park, David Beresford, a member of the congregation, has researched as many individuals as he can positively identify from existing records.

Please click on the names below to read the stories behind their names, learn how their war was fought and how their families and the community were affected.

Second Lieutenant Dudley Cecil ALDIN – Killed in Action 15 May 1916

Private Robert ASHLEY – Died of Illness 25 March 1917

Private Andrew Partridge ATKINSON – Killed in Action 11 November 1914

Private William ATKINSON – Missing presumed Killed 26 September 1915

Second Lieutenant Cyril Frederick AUSTIN – Killed in Action 10 March 1915

Private Robert Alfred BARKER – Missing presumed Killed 7 October 1916

Second Lieutenant Arthur Edward BIRKET FOSTER – Killed in Action 9th April 1917

Private Cecil George CASTLE – Died of Wounds 12 April 1916

Second Lieutenant Maurice Richard CLIFT – Died of Wounds 4 August 1916

Private Joseph CLITHEROE  – Killed in Action 29 September 1915

Second Lieutenant Alfred Henry COATSWORTH -Died of Wounds 9 September 1916

Second Lieutenant Hubert Charles DeZoete COLLIER – Killed in Action 4 April 1917

Second Lieutenant Lionel Drummond Kyrle COLLINS – Killed in Action 15 May 1916

Private John Lawrie CRAIG – Killed in Action – 19 April 1917

Officer’s Steward 2nd Class John DAVIES – Killed in Action at Sea 27 October 1916

Captain George Arthur Murray DOCKER – Killed in Action 17 November 1914

Captain William Oliphant DOWN MC – Killed in Action 22 May 1917

Private William DOWSETT – Missing believed Killed 21 July 1916

Private Leonard George DUNCKLEY – Killed in Action 27 November 1917

Private Brian Stewart FLOOD – Killed in Action 21 January 1917

Second Lieutenant Richard Sumner GAMBLE – Missing believed Killed 22 May 1915

Corporal Arthur Rowlett GILL – Missing believed Killed 7 October 1916

Lance Corporal Alfred GOULD – Killed in Action 1 June 1917

Able Seaman George GOULD – Died of Illness July 1917

Private Jack (John) Henry GOULD – Missing presumed Killed 27 July 1916

Private Reuben John GREGORY – Died of Wounds 2 October 1917

Corporal George Arthur GRUBB – Died of Wounds 19 April 1917

Corporal Edwin Felix HAINES – Killed in Action 16 June 1915

Lieutenant Kenneth Leslie HALLWARD – Killed in Action 28 May 1916

Private John George HAMMOND – Missing presumed Killed 24 October 1916

Rifleman Hubert HAWARD – Missing believed Killed 18 August 1915

Captain Cyril Stafford HAZEON – Killed at Sea 5 July 1916

Second Lieutenant Archibald Clare HOLLAND – Killed in Action 27 July 1916

Private Alfred Lewis KING – Died of Wounds 11 February 1916

Captain Archibald William Greenwell LAX – Killed in Action 11 October 1916

Second Lieutenant Norman McGregor LOWE DCM – Killed in Action 10 January 1916

Captain Maxwell MALLALUE MC – Killed in Action 24 August 1916

Captain Clive Guise MOORES – Killed in Action 18 November 1914

Major Fountain Okey Colbourne NASH – Killed in Action 27 April 1915

Air Mechanic 3rd Class Lyonel Clare Fyans NEILL – Died 30 November 1917

Second Lieutenant Arthur William Lennox NIXON  -Killed in Action 31 May 1917

Private Arthur Hill NORMAN – Killed in Action 4 October 1916

Second Lieutenant Walton Noel OLIFF-LEE – Killed in Action 25 September 1915

Private Alfred Edward PAINES  – Killed in Action 1 July 1916

Private Frank Martin PALLANT – Killed in Action 26 October 1917

Private George PAUL – Killed in Action 17 October 1915

Second Lieutenant Ivor POGOSE – Died of Wounds 2 July 1916

Lieutenant Hubert Arnold POPE – Killed in Action 9 August 1915

Lieutenant Albert Alexander ROBINSON – Killed in Action 20 July 1916

Private Henry Robert SCHWABEN – Died of Illness on Active Service 29 July 1915

Sergeant Thomas Arthur SQUIRE – Died of Wounds 30 November 1917

Commander Walter STERNDALE BENNETT DSO – Died of Wounds  7 November 1917

Second Lieutenant Walter Sydney John STEVENS – Killed in Action 7 July 1916

Second Lieutenant Carlos STEVENSON – Killed in Action 3 January 1917

Second Lieutenant Geoffrey Bennock STRAHAN – Died of Wounds 31 August 1915

Lance Corporal Harry Alexander Bertie William TAVERNER – Died of Wounds 25 April 1915

Captain Charles Cecil Brooks WARD – Killed in Action 11 January 1917

Second Lieutenant Cyril Francis WEBB – Missing, Presumed Killed 25 September 1915

Captain Arthur Bryan WHITE – Missing, Presumed Killed 16 August 1917

Pte William John WHITTICK – Killed in Action 14 July 1917

Lance Corporal Robert Peter WHITTLE – Killed in Action 18 April 1917

Second Lieutenant Laurence Trench WILSON – Died of Wounds 9 August 1915

Rifleman Joseph WOOLF – Died of Wounds 21 August 1917

Second Lieutenant Henry Edward WYATT – Killed in Action 19 February 1917

Serjeant Richard Francis Charles YORKE – Killed in Action 22 December 1914