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.
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
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
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.