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WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« on: Wednesday 07 December 16 15:22 GMT (UK) »
Hi,

Commonwealth War Graves Commission has issued an appeal....

"We wish to make contact with family members of the following casualties."

BARR, Henry Keith d. 25/10/1916, 38th King George's Own Central India Horse

BROWN, John Nixon d. 05/08/1914, Cameron Highlanders

CAMPBELL, William d. 01/03/1916, Highland Light Infantry

COWAN, George d. 10/12/1917, King's Own Scottish Borderers

SAPWELL, Arthur Frederick Charles, d. 15/06/1919, Royal Munster Fusiliers

SAPWELL, Christopher Lorton, d. 16/08/1918, Army Veterinary Corps.

WYSE, Robert, d. 09/02/1918, Royal Scots

Further details of these men can be seen here,
http://www.cwgc.org/news-events/news/2016/12/appeal-for-relatives-dec-2016.aspx

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Re: WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 17:26 GMT (UK) »
Arthur F C Sapwell born 1897 - appeared on the 1901 census Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire.

Edwin Sapwell   32 Born 1869 Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire,
Sarah A Sapwell   30 Born 1871 Eynsham, Oxfordshire,
Arthur F C Sapwell 3 Born 1897 Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Sidney W E Sapwell 1 Born 1900 Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Ida B Eeles   13  Niece.

Sidney was Sidney William E Sapwell.

Arthur Frederick Charles Sapwell    - Mothers Maiden Surname Holliday     
GRO Reference: 1897  S Quarter in Newport Pagnell  Volume 03A  Page 823

Sydney William Edwin Sapwell  Mothers Maiden Surname Holliday
GRO Reference: 1899  D Quarter in Newport Pagnell  Volume 03A  Page 833

Looking at births - there were other siblings

Harold Frank Rupert Sapwell  -  Mothers Maiden Surname Holliday
GRO Reference: 1902  J Quarter in NNewport Pagnell  Volume 03A  Page 903

Florence Evelyn Sapwell  -   Mothers Maiden Surname  Holliday
GRO Reference: 1904  S Quarter in  Newport Pagnell  Volume 03A  Page 1003

Stanley Edwin Frederick Sapwell  -  Mothers Maiden Surname Holliday
GRO Reference: 1909  M Quarter in Newport Pagnell  Volume 03A  Page 986

Kenneth Cyril Claude Sapwell   - Mothers Maiden Surname Holliday
GRO Reference: 1911  M Quarter in Newport Pagnell Volume 03A  Page 1006

FIND A GRAVE

Pvt Arthur Frederick Charles Sapwell - Plot: Special Memorial- as it is not possible to mark his actual grave.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142721592&ref=acom

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Re: WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 17:29 GMT (UK) »
Brother Sidney W Sapwell shows in the British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 - living C/ O  Mr Bale  The Woodland's, Wilsie Nr Doncaster.  Discharged 1919. Address on discharge St James Street, Stanton Mary Bucks.

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Re: WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 17:46 GMT (UK) »
Sydney W E Sapwell - 1900 March 1958 - North Bucks. Buckinghamshire. 6a 479

Probate Sydney William Edward Sapwell - died 15 February 1958 - Buckinghamshire England.
Probate 13 August 1958 - Registry London England.

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Re: WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 17:49 GMT (UK) »
Wife of Sydney above - Nora Agnes Sapwell 27 November 1897 passed away September 1980 aged 82 years - North Bucks - Volume 19 Page 1077

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« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 18:00 GMT (UK) »
Sydney and Nora A Jeffrey marriage registered September 1920 - Newport Pagnell 3a 2785

There are 5 births of children to this couple - can't name at moment.

The first child - Frederick A G Sapwell - born 1926 died December 1930 - aged 4 years - Newport Pagnell.  3a 1121

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Re: WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 18:33 GMT (UK) »
I have contacted a few family member of the Sapwell family regarding Arthur Frederick George Sapwell.

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Re: WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 19:16 GMT (UK) »
Also contacted member of the family of SAPWELL, Christopher Lorton, d. 16/08/1918, Army Veterinary Corps

FIND A GRAVE


Pvt Christopher Lorton Sapwell - Plot: Special Memorial (S.E. corner, South wall)-as it is not possible to mark his actual grave.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142721665&ref=acom

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Re: WW1 CWGC Appeal For Relatives Dec. 2016
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 07 December 16 19:21 GMT (UK) »
Henry Keith Barr -  born 1872 Bengal India son of on of David William Keith Barr and Constance Frances Guillum (Unknown) Barr

Major Henry Keith Barr 1873 – 1916

Henry Keith Barr was born at Indore, India, on 20th August 1872. The eldest son of
Lt.-Col Sir David William Keith Barr. He became a Gentleman cadet at the Royal
Military Academy, Sandhurst and assumed his 1st Command on 13th August 1892
with 38th King George’s Own Central India Horse.
He fought in the Tirah Campaign, 1897-98 and received a medal and 2 clasps.
On the 3rd Aug 1916 Henry Keith Barr married Elsie Violet St Clare Matthews at
Brompton Parish Church. Less than 12 weeks later Henry died from an illness
contracted on active service with the Indian Army in France on 25th October 1916.
His widow, Elsie died June 1920, aged 24.

http://www.rh7.org/factshts/barr.pdf

I have contacted a relative of Henry Keith Barr.


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