Bookham War Memorials - St Nicolas' Church - War Graves
On this page we record the war graves and the headstones where
someone killed as a result of war but not buried here is commemorated.
  WAR GRAVE
Name
Rank/
Service No
Regiment Date
of Death
Age Grave/
Memorial Ref
1 CREPIN, OSWALD FREDERICK Lance Corporal
6095889
Queen's Own
Royal West Kent Regiment
16/12/1946 29 Grave 433
2 CUNNINGHAM, JOHN CHARLES Pilot Officer (Pilot)
88868
Royal Air Force
Volunteer Reserve
30/05/1941 24 NW corner
3 DEALING MC MM, ERNEST FRANCES Flight Lieutenant
84072
Royal Air Force 14/11/1946 63 Grave 442
4 GOUGH, STANLEY JAMES Volunteer Home Guard
6th Surrey (Leatherhead) Bn
20/04/1941 34 NW corner
5 MOORE, CHARLES ADOLPHUS Driver
T/126755
Royal Army Service Corps 29/05/1943 46 Grave 347

CWGC page: http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_details.aspx?cemetery=2044121&mode=1


Oswald Crepin

Ernest Dealing

Charles Moore

 

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Stanley Gough - please click for image of full grave

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
STANLEY JAMES GOUGH
DIED APRIL 20TH 1941
AGED 34

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John Cunningham - please click for image of full cross

IN PROUD MEMORY OF
PILOT OFFICER JOHN CHARLES CUNNINGHAM RAFVR
OUR BELOVED SON
WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE 30 MAY 1941
AGED 24
SIR CHARLES BANKS CUNNINGHAM CSI
1884-1967


APART FROM THE ABOVE
HEADSTONES/MEMORIALS RECORDING WAR SERVICE

  NAME (* also on memorial: # see Notes) DATE LOCATION INSCRIPTION/COMMENT
1 *Ayres, Arthur 1943 E106 Also Brother Arthur Killed in Action 1943
CWGC: Son of Arthur Ayres, and of Ellen Sybil Ayres, of Great Bookham, Surrey.
2 Baldwin, Wilfred Guy 1944   In loving memory of Ernest James Baldwin who died 1st September 1941 aged 72 years and of his wife Bessie who died 3rd October 1962 aged 86 years. Also of their son Flt Lt Wilfred Guy Pilot RAAF killed in action 20th Jan 1944. Aged 35 years.
Peace Perfect Peace.
CWGC: Son of Ernest James Baldwin and Bessie Baldwin; husband of Margery Lillian Baldwin, of Bexley, New South Wales, Australia.
3 Bradbury, Albert Ernest 1918 C32 Albert E Bradbury, their son, Killed in action July 28 1918, aged 19 years.
CWGC: Son of Albert John and Emily Bradbury, of Clarence Lodge, Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road Gate, Herne Hill, London. NB 27 July 1918
SDGW: enlisted : Lambeth, Surrey: resident Brockwell Park, Surrey
4 *Candy, Hugh Charles Malcolm 1940 D27 KIA 19 May 1940 age 25
CWGC: Son of George Spence Candy and Jessie Candy, of Bookham, Surrey.
5 Cooper, Alfred Lynn 1916   2nd Lieut Alfred Lynn [Cooper] 19th London Regt, third son of Alfred Cooper, Fell Sept 15th 1916 in High Wood, Aged 23
CWGC: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Cooper, of 65, Barkston Gardens, Earls Court, London.
6 Cooper, William Holds 1917   2nd Lieut William Holds [Cooper] 12th Rl Fusiliers, second son of Alfred Cooper, Fell July 30th 1917 on the Menin Rd, Aged 27
CWGC: Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Cooper, of 65, Barkston Gardens, South Kensington, London.
NB: WF Cooper, 31/07/17, age 26
7 Edkins, Harrison 1916   In loving memory of Harrison Edkins, Sec Lieut 1st Surrey Rifles, killed in action High Wood, Somme, 15th September 1916, aged 20. Detur Soli Deo Gloria

CWGC: Son of Robert P. and Lucy E. H. Edkins, late of Dulwich, London, now of "The Small House," Great Bookham, Surrey. "Charles Oldham" Scholar, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, after leaving Dulwich College.

8 Goodman, Alfred 1916   Killed in action, Somme, France, July 26th 1916. At Rest.
On the same headstone is his daughter Lilian May Goodman who died in 1935 aged 19.
CWGC: Son of William H. and Ellen Goodman; husband of Lilian Goodman, of 5A, Marcia Rd., Old Kent Rd., London.
9 Hill, Herbert, Major
Register III 78
1948 D2 In proud memory of Major Herbert Hill, The Royal Hampshire Regiment, Died through his war service on September 19th 1948 aged 55.
Dying in 1948 he is out of the scope of the CWGC records.
10 *Kleboe, Peter Andrew Wing Cdr RAFVR, AFC, DFC, DSO 1945 D18 Wing Cdr Peter Andrew Kleboe RAFVR AFC DFC DSO, Killed in action Copenhagen 21st March 1945.
CWGC: Son of Charles Ernest and Maud Martha Kleboe, of Great Bookham, Surrey.
11 *Lewer, Charles 1918   Also of their only son Charlie who was killed on France October 13th 1918, Aged 20 years.
CWGC: Son of Reuben and Rossetta Annie Lewer, of Nelson Cottages, Great Bookham, Surrey.
12 Procter, William # 1915 in Church see plaque below
13 *Ranger, Ron 1940 E54 lost at sea 17/12/1940
14 Simpson, Douglas R 1918   2nd/Lt Douglas R Simpson, Killed in action 28th September 1918.
CWGC: Only son of Richard and Ellen Simpson, of Manor House, High St., Penge, London.
15 *Wyeth, Ernest 1916   Ernest Alfred Wyeth, Died of wounds in France, September 13 1916, Aged 24 years.
The Lord gave and he has taken away.
CWGC: Son of Ernest Alfred and Maude Mary Wyeth, of Great Bookham, Surrey.

list provided by Bill Whitman 4 Mar 09

The headstone images below were provided by Bill Whitman, March 2009


Arthur Ayres

Wilfred Baldwin

Albert Bradbury

Hugh Candy - tba

Alfred Cooper

William Cooper

Harrison Edkins

Alfred Goodman

Herbert Hill

Peter Kleboe


Charles Lewer

William Procter: more research is needed on him. It is known that there were Articles of partnership between William James Procter and Edward Fow Fisher, for carrying out the business of physicians and surgeons at doctor's surgery at The Croft, Great Bookham. With lease of premises, 1905; supplemental agreement of 25 Sep 1914, arranging for continuation of the business while Fisher is carrying out his duties as temporary naval surgeon [during World War I].

Ron Ranger: the headstone is at present difficult to read

Douglas Simpson

Ernest Wyeth
 

Images on this page: Frank Haslam: Gough and Cunningham, Bill Whitman
If you can add to this, page please contact the editor: good quality close up images of the headstones are sought (jpg files, min 100k)
page added 15 Feb 2009: updated 16 Mar 2009