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NEWTON-IN-THE-ISLE - Roll of Honour

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Cliff Brown

The memorial can be found in the churchyard.

Charles Edgar BARNES

18541 Pte, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Died phthisis, 9-4-18, age 18. Son of Harry & Lucy Barnes, of Tydd Gote. Born at Newton. Newton (St James) Churchyard.


9205 Pte, 7th Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3-7-16, age 21. Son of Edward Bosworth, Broadgate Rd, Sutton St Edmund. Blighty Valley Cemetery, Somme, France.


20079 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20-7-16, age 18. Son of Thomas Courtman, 19 Bedford St, Wisbech. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Charles HUDSON

3/9991 Pte, 8th Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 19-10-16. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Sidney William KING

R/10512 Rfn, 9th King's Royal Rifle Corps. 30-7-15, age 23. Son of John & Phoebe King, Newton Villa, Friday Bridge. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium. Brother of below.

Archie Richard KING

18866 Pte, 7th Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3-7-16, age 19. Son of John & Phoebe King, of Friday Bridge. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Brother of above.


320547 Pte, 15th (Yeomanry) Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 15-12-17, Egypt. Ramleh War Cemetery.

David ROSE

139362 Pte, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 25-8-18, age 26. Formerly 20316 Middlesex Regiment. Son of Walter & Jane Rose, Roman Bank, Leverington. Born Newton. Lived Tydd. Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas de Calais.

Frederick Victor ROSE

206967 Gunner, A Battery, 3rd Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died home 4-3-17, age 19. Son of Margaret Jane Rose, Fold Lane, Tydd St Giles. Newton (St James) Churchyard.

Silas James THOMPSON

157808 Pte, 41st Btn Machine Gun Corps. Died 1-11-18. Formerly 16921 Suffolk Regiment. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium.


No information.

Percy Rowland WILSON

G/21254 Pte, 2nd Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 13-5-17, age 21. Lived Four Gotes. Formerly 10685 East Surrey Regiment. Arras Memorial, France.

Also listed for this parish in the Ely Cathedral Second World War Book of Remembrance:

James Leonard HUNNS

Marine, Royal Marines, d 29/4/1945, age 28, buried: EMNETH (ST. EDMUND) NEW CHURCHYARD, Norfolk, United Kingdom. Son of John and Edith Hunns; husband of Lilian Hunns, of Emneth, Cambridgeshire.

Reginald WRIGHT

Possibly: Reginald WRIGHT, Driver, 2017831, 560 Field Coy., Royal Engineers, who died on Tuesday 12 September 1944, age 29. Commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL Singapore. Born and resident Cambridgeshire.

12 July 2003

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