War Memorial
1939 - 1945
This page commemorates the brave soldiers and residents of Bures
who lost their lives during WW11

Those who lost their lives during enemy action within the village.

All killed by enemy action in Nayland Road
(Link to Willingham Page


F. M Eldred
A. E. Willingham
A. G. Willingham
E. Willingham
R E Drury


Those who lost their lives serving their country in the armed services


E R Boreham
A C Brown
K P Carr
S C Clampin
C P Carrol
K P Garrod
S A Gee
H J Graves
G S Mott
A J Twitchett
H Warden

Age and date of death
Casualty Type and Cemetery
Rank and regiment
Service No
Edward Roy Boreham
20yrs / 09/10/1943
Commonwealth War Dead
Kiel War Cemetery
Located North Germany

Sergeant, Flt Engineer
RAF Volunteer Reserve
156 Sqd
Airman, Shot Down


Speedwell Terrace Bures

Son of Albert George and Elsie Annie Boreham
Arthur C Brown 21yrs/5th July 1944

Commonwealth War Dead
Ellencourt Communal Cemetery

Link to further information

Airman, Shot Down Normandy
Part of a 7 man Lancaster Bomber Crew who lost their lives
1399195 Valley Green Farm
Listed on Mount Bures web site
Katherine Parkhill Carr 21yrs/28/10/1941

born 6/01/1920 in Mochrum, Wigtownshire, Scotland

Commonwealth War Dead
Bures Cemetery

(link to further information)

Private, Auxiliary Territorial Service W/31486

Over Hall Farm Bures

Daug of Stephen and Marion Carr, Bures

Spencer C Clampin 29yrs/ 14/02/1942 Commonwealth War Dead
Singapore Memorial
RAF Volunteer Reserves.
Aircraftman 2nd Class
243 Sqdn
Aircraft shot down over Germany

Water Lane

Son of Alfred and Edith Clampin

C P Carrol     No Trace of this soldier    
Geoffrey P Garrod 24yrs/ 21/09/1940 Commonwealth War Dead
Tower Hill Memorial
Location London
Merchant Navy, First Radio Officer
MV Frederick S Fales ( Reg Hong Kong)
Hit by enemy torpedo mid atlantic.

Ropers Hall Cotts

Son of Leonard and Elizabeth Garrod, Bures

Sidney A Gee 23yrs between 26 or 27/04/1941 Commonwealth War Dead
Athens Memorial
Driver, Royal Army Service Corps,
Royal Artillery

The Croft

Son of Mar and Mrs A Gee, Bures

Harry J Graves 29yrs/15/12/1941 Commonwealth War Dead
Singapore Memorial
Royal Artillery, Gunner
88 Field Regt
805068 Son of Mr and Mrs Arthur Graves Bures
George S Mott 29yrs/ 23/07/1943 Commonwealth War Dead
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
Located bewteen Burma and Thailand
Private, Suffolk Reg
4th Battalion
Died of a heart attack.

Speedwell Terrace

son of George and Elsie Mott at Thurston

Arthur J Twitchett 23yrs/06/01/1944 Commonwealth War Dead
Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery
Located Poland
Flight Sergeant (Pilot)
RAF Volunteer Reserve
12 Sqdn
Aircraft shot down

Speedwell Terrace

Son of George and Caroline Twitchett.
Husband of Iris Patricia Twitchett of Bures

Harry Warden 27yrs/17/03/1943 Commonwealth War Dead
No cemetery details
Sergeant, Grenadier Guards
6th Battalion

Cuckoo Hill

Son of Charles and Kate Warden, Bures
Husband of Evelyn Warden at Halstead

(a) Cannot find any war records online of C. P Carrol or Arthur Brown

This seaman is not recorded on the Memorial, as he was no longer a resident of Bures.

However, the Alleston family were well known in the community.

Updated list of names 20/02/2014

Acknowledgement to Bill Snelling, Katherine King and Jenny Wright