The following pages show the names of those serving against the regiments and battalions they joined. The List of Burbage Servicemen contains the names of everyone who joined up. These pages are regularly updated and new names added as details were published in the Parish Magazine. Biographies will be updated as events occur!
The October 1914 edition of the Parish Magazine noted that 33 men from the village had answered the call to arms.
In December 1914 the Marlborough Times listed 33 members of Marlborough Company of the Wiltshire National Reserve who answered the call; some from Burbage.
Many servicemen either volunteered or were directed to 'change capbadge in the interests of the service'. Biographies include the detail and are generally listed under the battalion or regiment the serviceman first joined.
Click on the postcard images to see biographical details of Burbage servicemen - this is work in progress.
Killed in Action or Died of Wounds
|Arthur||BUSHNELL||13 October 1914||1 Wilts R|
|Arthur||MOON||24 October 1914||2 Wilts R|
|James||HILLIER||24 October 1914||2 Wilts R|
|William||FLIPPANCE||9 April 1916||5 Wilts R|
|Leslie||SANDS||23 April 1916||10 Lancs F|
|Ernest||HARRIS||3 August 1916||2 R Berks R|
|Ben||BAILEY||13 January 1917||5 Wilts R|
|Maurice||SCAMMELL||14 January 1917||3 Wilts R|
|Frederick||SPANSWICK||30 March 1917||5 Wilts R|
|Walter||HILLIER||12 April 1917||5 Wilts R|
|James||CLARK||20 April 1917||RNVR - HMS Nepaulin|
|NEWMAN||28 April 1917||2 RMLI|
|Alfred Sidney||NEW||20 August 1917||1 Glosters|
|Cyril Walter Carleton||WASEY||28 October 1917||R War R/RFC|
|William James||NOYES||21 March 1918||2/8 Worcs R|
|Frederick Thomas||HOPE||10 April 1918||1 Wilts R|
Prisoners of War
|Pte Frederick BRADSHAW||2 Wilts||Taken Prisoner Oct 1914||POW Hameln, Germany|
|Pte Reuben HILLIER||2 Wilts||Taken Prisoner Oct 1914||POW Gottingen & Munster, Germany|
|Cpl Walter Odey||1/8 Hamps||POW Kedos, Katalia, Turkey|
|Pte Sidney Cook WATTS||2 Wilts||Taken Prisoner Oct 1914||POW Gottingen & Cassel, Germany|
|Fred SPANSWICK||3 Wilts|
|Edward BELBEN||ASC/KRRC||Taken Prisoner Apr 18||POW Munster III, Germany|