Ceremony Plans

Charles Nesfield Andrewes
Frederick Balchin
Henry Bennett
Charles Bradford
William Burgess
Arthur Chessall
James Compton
Aldwyn Custance
Charles Deacon
Frank Eames
George Fuggles
Isaac Gratwicke
Peter Gratwicke
Alfred Hide
Charles Howell
John Huntley
Arthur Kennard
Henry Kensett
Sidney Kensett
Bernard Laker
Frederick Laker
Frederick Lewry
Philip Mitchell
Thomas Owen
William Parsons
Charles Rapley
Charles Roberts
Arthur Rush
William Sayers
Alec Shoubridge
Thomas Shoubridge
Frank Simmons
James Standing
Albert Welcome
Frederick Whitner
James Willis

Frederick Boniface
Charles Bourne
Alexander Buller
John Corbet-Ward
Richard Corbet-Ward
Alfred Godward
Norman Gratwicke
Vivian Hughes
Harry Jones
Charles Knight
Frank Knight
John Lawson
Lawrence Moore
James Steadman
Herbert Turk
Charles Wieland
Richard Wykes

Click here to visit the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

Contact us

Southwater War Memorial


Name Thomas OWEN
Born Bedford, Bedfordshire
Regiment G/49 Private Royal Sussex Regiment 7th Battalion
Enlisted Horsham on 21.8.1914 age 21 years and 358 days, bank clerk
Promoted from Private to Lance Corporal 5.9.1914
At his own request he reverted to Private on 10.3.1915
Died 30th May 1915 at 6.45pm of Spotted Fever ( Meningitis or Typhus) at the Ottershaw Auxillary Hospital/Connaught Hospital, Aldershot
There were no personal effects to be returned when he died
Cemetery Foster Road, Bedford Cemetery K/3 170
Medal 1914/1915 Star
Family His father was Thomas Ellis Owen, a retired civil engineer who died on 5th June 1900. His Estate was valued at 2,791 and pased to Thomas' mother Annie Owen, 33 Salisbury Street, Bedford
His name was read out at a memorial service held at Southwater Church on 15th September 1915.

Bedford Cemetery, BEDFORDSHIRE