Little Bookham, Surrey War Memorials- All Saints Church

In memory of those of the Parish of Little Bookham who gave their lives
for God, for King, and Country in the Great War 1914-1918

Where a name is hyperlinked this is to what appears to be the relevant record in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
(CWGC) database or to a page about the person. The Regiment/Service and age have been added where known.
# see
Notes for more detail or comment on the inscription.

Rfm HERBERT WILLIAM BOTTRELL #
9th Bn, Rifle Brigade
Age unknown
ARRAS MEMORIAL/F
WILLIAM JACKSON #

Pte GEORGE THOMAS DOYLE #
1st/5th Bn, Sherwood Foresters
(Notts and Derby Regiment)
Age 39
ABBEVILLE COMM CEMY EXTN/F
Drv WALTER STEVENS #
Royal Field Artillery
Age 37
WEST CLANDON (SS. PETER AND PAUL)
CHURCH CEMY

1939-1945

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Captain Guy Charles Boileaux Willock's memorial in All Saints' Church
kia 25 September 1915, London Irish Rifles

Name: WILLOCK, GUY CHARLES BOILEAU
Initials: G C B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Irish Rifles)
Unit Text: 18th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Additional information: Son of Charles Johnston Willock and the late Eleanor Maud Willock.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. D. 11.
Cemetery: DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS
The Willock-Pollen family have long connections with the parish of Little Bookham.

Guy Willock's name is not on the 1914-1918 war memorial at All Saints.


NOTES
SDGW = Soldiers Died in the Great War

Name: BOTTRELL, HERBERT
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: S/10955
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 9.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=741578
SDGW: Herbert Bottrell is given as resident Little Bookham: via Ian Whitlock

Further information is needed on his residence in Bookham.

Name: DOYLE, GEORGE THOMAS
Initials: G T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 39
Date of Death: 16/12/1916
Service No: 5556
Additional information: Son of John and Mary Ann Doyle, of Surrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 3.
Cemetery: ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=78466
This is the only WWI GT Doyle on CWGC: his next of kin were resident in Surrey.
SDGW: GT Doyle is shown as resident in Bookham: via Ian Whitlock.
Further information is needed on his residence in Bookham.

JACKSON, WILLIAM
There are very many on CWGC of this name or Jacksons who have an initial W. None of the William Jacksons have an evident link to the area.
Some possibles from SDGW, via Ian Whitlock:
William James Jackson, 4th Rifle Brigade, died 25/04/15: Resident Guildford
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1615990
William John Jackson, 22nd Bn Royal Fusiliers, died 17/02/17: Born Effingham: Resident Surbiton

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=795400
Further information is needed.

Name: STEVENS
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
Age: 37
Date of Death: 02/07/1916
Service No: 5473
Additional information: Husband of Mrs. F. L. Stevens, of 6, Butt and Benn Cottages, West Clandon, Guildford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Cemetery: WEST CLANDON (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCH CEMETERY
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=401655
SDGW: Walter Stevens RFA/RHA died 2/7/16 was born in Bookham: via Ian Whitlock
Further information is needed on his family in Bookham.


Other links

Francis Frith Collection: Little Bookham Church & War Memorial 1922


Images on this page: Frank Haslam
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page created 12 Feb 2009: last updated 22 Feb 2009