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World War 1

Grafton Regis and World War 1

The men of the Parish who served in WW1 are commemorated on the memorial in the Church. See the image below. 

WW1 Request for Information

The following three men are commemorated on the memorial board in St Mary's the Virgin Church at Grafton Regis. We would love to hear from you if you have any further information on these three soilders. Please e-mail the Church Warden.

Edward Rogers

 Private, Service No, 14590. Age 23. Date of death 14th July 1916, 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Thierval Memorial. Son of Mrs C Rogers of Alderton

Charles Miles

 Private, Service no. 14619. Age 27. Date of death 14th July 1916, 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment, Bernafay Wood, British Cemetery, Montauban. Son of John and Sarah Ann Miles of 4 Dawles Cottages, Wokingham

William James

 Sergeant, Service no. 5162. Age 34. Date of Death 14th September 1914. 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. La Ferte Sous, Jouarre Memorial. Son of William and Hannah James, 11 Naseby St, Northampton, husband of Alice Jane James, 56 Cambridge St, Northampton. Served in the.  South African Campaign.

WW1 Memorial

Gravestone of Sergeant William James

About Grafton Regis

Grafton Regis is a small, but historically significant village in South Northamptonshire, England. Elizabeth Woodville (The White Queen) married Edward IV at the Hermitage and it was once home to one of King Henry VIII's grand palaces which he frequented regularly throughout his reign. Today it is less regal, but still bears the marks of its rich history....


Village Hall:

Church Warden:

07528 607389

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