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Welwyn in World War I

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The Welwyn War Memorial


The Welwyn War Memorial  has three plaques showing the names of the casualties from World War One, arranged alphabetically.


The first panel lists 13 men


To read more about each man click on the link below


Men may have served in more than one Regiment or held more than one rank, those given below are as recorded by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission




    Private William James Andrews - 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment


Private William Henry Bangs - 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment


Private Ernest Wilfred Bennett - 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment


Captain Cecil Rodolph Blake - King’s Royal Rifle Corps.


Lieutenant Maurice Frederick Blake - King’s Royal Rifle Corps.


Private Henry Quinton Bullard - 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment


Private George Carter - 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment


Private Percy William Cocks - 49th Company, Machine Gun Corps.


Sergeant Harry Samuel Coulson - No. 2 Company, 1st/5th Battalion London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)


Private Harry Davis - 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment


Sergeant Harry Day - 13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


Private Frederick Jameson Dodd - 15th Battalion London Regiment (Prince of Wales’ Own Civil Service Rifles)


Private John William Ephgrave - 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment