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ELSWORTH - Roll of Honour - Handwritten Plaque

A handwritten Roll of Honour for those serving in World War 1 can be found inside the church hanging from the wall. Interestingly the war is referred to as the European War. The names were transcribed from the photograph and some are partially illegible. The poppy denotes those men killed during the conflict.
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards - 2001

for the
Parish of Elsworth
The following were serving in the Army when war was declared.
  Pte Charles Cooper   Pte Charles Lyons
Pte Arthur Cross   Pte Thomas Thurlow
  Pte Robert Day
L Cpl John Smith
  Cpl Charles Day   Pte William Circus
The following answered the call to arms, King & Country in the time of peril.
  Pte. George Rolf
Pte John Hinson
  Pte. Arthur Desborough   Pte Ephraim Dawson
Pte Israel Parnwell   Pte James Tabraham??
  Pte Harold Allgood   Pte George Fountain
  L Cpl William Braybrook   Pte James Canwell??
Pte Thomas Circus   Pte William Parnwell
L Cpl Herbert Desborough   Capt Arthur Tibbits
L Cpl George Driver   Pte Percy Longhurst
  Pte Herbert Driver   Pte Daniel Taylor
  L Cpl Arthur Dawson
Pte Walter Day
  Pte C....? Lyon
Pte Frank Kirby
  Pte Harold Witherow
Pte Charles Clarke
  Pte George Day   Pte Jonathan Barnes
  Pte Frank Cooper   Pte Frederick Brand
Pte John Desborough   Pte Thomas Buckler
Pte Frederick Childerley   Pte Sydney Wright
Pte King Clarke    

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