Wootton Bassett in the Great War

Next Commemorations

On the anniversary of the death of each of the fallen from the Wootton Bassett area, Sheridan lays a wreath by the War Memorial, from before 11am until after 6pm. A poster is displayed nearby providing information about the man commemorated.

Lance Corporal Hubert Harry Styles Street MM, d. 05 March 1918
Private Jasper Wilfred Walker, d. 21 March 1918
Private Frank Curtis Webb, d. 21 March 1918
Serjeant George Moulding, d. 25 March 1918
Lance Corporal Arthur Beazley, d. 30 March 1918
Lance Corporal Elton John Ody, d. 10 April 1918
Private William Jacobs, d. 12 April 1918
Private William James Sainsbury, d. 14 April 1918
Lance Corporal Thomas Edward Gibson, d. 21 April 1918
2nd Lieutenant Augustus Montague Sargent, d. 27 April 1918
Private Arthur Robert Leonard Eacott, d. 06 May 1918
Private Victor Rowland Lovelock, d. 08 May 1918
Serjeant Walter Baston, d. 9th May 1918
Gunner Albert John Manners, d. 29 May 1918
Spackman, John Pickett, Guardsman, d. 01 June 1918
Brown, Alan, Private, d. 10 July 1918
Ashfield, Lionel Arthur, Lieutenant, DFC, d. 16 July 1918
Beazley, Herbert, Rifleman, d. 17 July 1918
Broom, William, Private, d. 01 September 1918
Franklin, Leonard, Private, d. 18 September 1918

November 2018
Field of Remembrance at Lydiard Park
Remembrance Parade in Royal Wootton Bassett
Short Remembrance Service at Royal Wootton Bassett War Memorial

Foster, Sydney Fisher, Private, d. 04 November 1918
Buckland, Reginald, Private, d. 08 November 1918
Westmacott, William A, Air Mech 2nd Class, d. 09 March 1919
Leslie, Ernest Hodgson, Captain, d. 16 March 1919
Harris, Walter Thomas Edward, Private, d. 13 November 1920

This act of remembrance was instigated and is carried out by local historian Sheridan Parsons and is supported by a grant from the Area Board.

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