Chesham Bois War Memorial and St Leonard's Church

War memorial in village


To the glory of God and in honoured
memory of the men of this parish
who laid down their lives for King
and Country in the Great War
1914 - 1919


Capt H. Gilmore WAGHORN

Lieut. A.T.C CREE


Lieut. Cyril J.D. CLARKE

Lieut. Cecil W.N. WOODCOCK


2nd. Lt. J. Anthony HORNE

2nd. Lieut. Sydney L. ROSE


Sergt. F. Parmenas BECKLEY

Sergt. Bert BENNING

Sergt. William N. EDWARDS

Sergt. Albert G. FENN

Corp.Percy J. KEEN

Sergt. Frederick C. KEATING

L.Cpl. William H.V. BRUCE

Corp. Dennis J. MATTHEWS

L.Cpl. Sidney J. OLNEY

Pte. Arthur BROWN

L.Cpl. Albert W. KINGHAM

Sapper Jack PEARSON

Pte. Archibald R. BUSH

Pte. George HINKS

Pte. Albert H. PETO

Pte.Hugh O. BUSH

Pte. Albert HOWE

Pte. Fred W. RANCE

Pte. George HARDING

Pte. William J. PALMER

Pte. Arthur THORNE

Pte. Herbert HAZELDINE


 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends      St John XV.13


   These casualties are listed on the Chesham Bois War Memorial
   but not on the church plaque

   2nd. Lt. Leonard COX


   Sgt. Percy G. ROBINS


   Gnr. Ernest MATTHEWS


  The following casualty is remembered on a headstone in the
  church burial ground

  Lt Percy Walter PEACH


  The Roll of Honour in Chesham Bois church