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War Graves - Vandyke Road Cemetery

The following inscriptions have been taken from the War Graves and other related memorials in the Vandyke Road Cemetery, Leighton Buzzard:

1616906 Gunner

S. BRAY

Royal Artillery
21st October 1946 Age 32

Thou wilt keep him
in perfect peace
whose mind is stayed on thee
                                 Isa. XXVI.

Leighton Buzzard War grave of S. Bray

T/156952 Driver

O. G. DRAPER

Royal Army Service Corps
27th June 1942

Leighton Buzzard War grave of O. G. Draper

951796 Aircraftman 2nd Cl.

W. G. GARNER

Royal Air Force
2nd October 1910

Until the day break and the shadows
flee away

Leighton Buzzard War grave of W. G. Garner

291063 Private

A. T. GIDDINGS

Suffolk Regiment
4th May 1918 Age 36

Requiescat in pace

Leighton Buzzard War grave of A. T. Giddings

T4/263014 Driver

W. HUMBLES

Army Service Corps
8th July 1918 Age 24

Leighton Buzzard War grave of W. Humbles

4878 Private

R. J. HYDE

Bedfordshire Regiment
9th January 1915 Age 21

Leighton Buzzard War grave of R. J. Hyde

73105 Private

A. T. LATHWELL

Middlesex Regiment
13th March 1920 Age 27

At rest

Leighton Buzzard War grave of A. T. Lathwell

Flying Officer

T. W. L. MILLER, D.C.M.

Royal Air Force
2nd November 1942 Age 48

Leighton Buzzard War grave of T. W. L. Miller

TR10/43018 Private

J. G. NEWBURY

Royal Sussex Regiment
21st July 1918 Age 34

Leighton Buzzard War grave of J. G. Newbury

16681 Private

J. T. OSBORNE

Bedfordshire Regiment
11th September 1918 Age 28

At rest

Leighton Buzzard War grave of J. T. Osborne

1358349 Aircraftman 2nd Cl.

F. H. PICKERING

Royal Air Force
22nd October 1940

Leighton Buzzard War grave of F. H. Pickering

45599 Private

J. A. PROCTOR

Suffolk Regiment
7th November 1917 Age 19

Gone but not forgotten

Leighton Buzzard War grave of J. A. Proctor

365900 Pioneer

W. B. REEVE

Royal Engineers
6th July 1918

Leighton Buzzard War grave of W. B. Reeve

Loving memory of

Corpl. F. C. RUFFHEAD

7th Beds. Regiment
Killed in action July 1, 1915
Buried near Carnoy, France
Aged 31 years

Also of

Thomas Harry (Brother)

Who died July 17th, 1899
Aged 20 years

“ In the midst of life we are in death"

Leighton Buzzard grave stone of F. C. Ruffhead

39039 Private

ROBERT SMITH

Royal Fusiliers
3rd December 1918 Age 25

Gone but not forgotten

Leighton Buzzard War grave of Robert Smith

T/384970 Driver

C. SMOOKER

Royal Army Service Corps
27th July 1919 Age 30

Leighton Buzzard War grave of C. Smooker

43253 Serjeant

W. D. TOE. M.M.

Northamptonshire Regiment
10th November 1917 Age 20

Rock of Ages

Leighton Buzzard War grave of W. D. Toe