HENNY WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2 Martin Edwards 2015
memorial is to be found in the grounds of St Mary’s Church, Great
Henny. It takes the form of a plain Latin cross on tapering plinth and
two stepped base. There are 13names for World war 1 and one for World
(above & bleow) Copyright © John Hendry 2015
THE GLORIOUS MEMORY
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
LEST WE FORGET
General, General Staff and Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment).
Died 18 August 1919. Aged 60. Order of the Rising Sun 2nd Class
(Japan). Commander of the Orders of Osmanieh, Dannebrog, Sword,
Leopold and St. Olaf. Son of the late Col. Nathaniel Barnardiston,
of The Ryes, Sudbury, Suffolk, and of Lady Florence Barnardiston.
Served in the South African War with 2nd Bn. Middlesex Regt. Commanded
British troops at Capture of Tsingtao (1914). CB, MVO. Buried west
of the church in of ST MARY CHURCHYARD, GREAT HENNY, Essex.
15835, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 25 April
1918. Aged 21. Born Henney (sic), enlisted Sudbury. Son of George
Barnes, of Petfield Green, Little Henny. Buried in the south-west
part of ST MARY CHURCHYARD, GREAT HENNY, Essex
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15833, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 August
1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Sudbury. Son of John Honeywood,
of Dove House Farm, Little Henny, Sudbury, Suffolk. Awarded the
Military Medal (M.M.) Buried in AVAL WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, VIEUX-BERQUIN,
Nord, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 20.
Corporal S/22794, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's
Own). killed in action 11 October 1917. Aged 38. Born Sturmer, enlisted
and resident Stratford, Essex. Son of Joseph and Anne Humm, of Great
Henny, Sudbury, Suffolk; husband of Mahala Humm, of 131, Vicarage
Lane, Stratford, London. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT
MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 145 to 147.
25115, 5th Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment).
Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 30 March 1917. Born Henny, enlisted
Stratford, Essex, resident Sudbury, Suffolk. Formerly 21871, Hampshire
Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAl, Iraq.
Panel 30 and 64.
8251, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 23 September
1916. Born and residemnt Great Hagbush, enlisted Warley. Awarded
the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL
MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.
17435, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli
6 June 1915. Aged 34. Born Middleton, Essex, enlisted Sudbury, Suffolk,
resident Henny. Son of George and Christiana Tuffin, of 2, Middleton
Cottages, Henny St., Sudbury, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated
on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 144 to 150
or 229 to 233.
12374, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 20 Decemeber
1915. Aged 19. Born and resident Great Henny, enlisted Chelmsford.
Son of George Henry and Emily Jane Weavers, of "Hackbush,"
Great Henny, Sudbury, Suffolk. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY
CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row J. Grave 9.
20992, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 15 August
1916. Born Great Henny, enlisted Sudbury, Suffolk, resident Alphamstone.
Formerly 15503, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row C. Grave 36.
17429, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 18 April 1917.
Born Henny, enlisted Sudbury, Suffolk. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN
CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 6.
Sergeant 107533, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion. Died 6 June
1916. Born 22 July 1871. Games warden. Served in the South African
War (Boer War). Brother of F V Stillingfleet of Hampton, Chelsmford,
Essex. Married. Attested and passed fit 8 December 1914 at Victioria,
British Columbia, Canada, aged 43, hright 5 feet 8 inches, girth
41 inches, complexion fresh, eyes blue, hair dark brown; religious
denomination Church of England. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY
CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 22. National
Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG
150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9333 - 49
6886, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Died 18 October 1918. Aged
21.Born Henny, enlisted Borden. Daughter of William and Frances
Ann Galley, of Little Hickbush Great Henny. Buried in ST MARY CHURCHYARD,
GREAT HENNY, Essex. Grave 6886.
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memorials within the church
Born Dec 1833, enrolled in the Navy 26 March 1853. There is a plaque
on the wall inside the church reading:
THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
ADMIRAL THOMAS BARNARDISTON,
SON OF NATHANIEL C BARNARDISTON,
OF THE RYES, SUDBURY, SUFFOLK.
BORN DECEMBER 4TH 1833. DIED JANUARY 21ST 1907.
INTERRED AT KIRK HAMMERTON, YORKS.
ENTERED THE ROYAL NAVY 1847,
SERVED IN THE BURMESE WAR 1853,
IN THE BALTIC FLEET DURING THE RUSSIAN WAR 1854-55 AND IN THE ABYSSINIAN
"THESE MEN SEE THE WORKS OF THE LORD AND HIS WONDERS IN THE
WILL REMEMBER THEM GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
26 August, 2015