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HARWICH, DOVERCOURT AND PARKESTONE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 and 2 - Rolls of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Harley 2007

The Harwich, Dovercourt and Parkestone Co-Operative Society memorial is at present housed in the Fryatt Room of the Harwich Redoubt. It takes the form of a nowy-headed wooden board with a carved inscriptionwith an additional piece of wood added at the base for the one World War 2 name. The wholeboard is mounted on a black base. There are six names for World War 1 and one for World War 2.

IN UNDYING MEMORY
OF
THE FOLLOWING

ADAMS

Percy John

Probably Private 26769, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment (formerly 4/2811 Royal Sussex Regiment). Born Portsmouth, Hants Enlisted Harwich, Essex Resident Dovercourt, Essex. Died 28th December 1918. Commemorated HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL, SOUTHAMPTON  

DAKIN

Frederick

Private 250804, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Enlisted Harwich Resident Parkeston, Harwich. Died of wounds 3rd August 1917. Age 25. Son of Frederick William and Ellen Louisa Dakin, of 3, Hartley St., Stoke, Ipswich. Native of Parkeston, Essex. Buried MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX Grave I. J. 20.

RULE

Walter

Probably Walter Charles Rule Private 35868, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Born Parkeston, Essex Enlisted Harwich Resident Parkeston. Killed in action 25th November 1917. Age 19. Son of Golding and Martha Rule, of "Deneholme," Garland Rd., Parkeston, Essex. Commemorated JERUSALEM MEMORIAL

TETT

Alfred

Probably A G Tett Gunner 132976, 220th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (formerly 258 Essex & Suffolk RGA). Born Ramsey, Essex Enlisted Harwich, Essex Resident Parkeston, Essex. Died of wounds 9th April 1917. Son of C. A. Tett, of 8A, Tyler St., Parkeston, Essex. Buried DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN Grave I.L.4

WESTRIP

John

Private 35099, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Born Chelmsford Enlisted Harwich Resident Dovercourt, Essex. Died of wounds 7th May 1917. Age 28. Son of Mrs. E. Digby, of 3, Alma Cottages, Arbour Lane, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex. Buried WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY Grave IX. H. 4.

WRYCRAFT

Ernest

Private 26276, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Born Great Oakley, Essex Enlisted Colchester. Killed in action 9th May 1917. Buried ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY, ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE Grave VI. H. 18.

WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
A TOKEN OF THEIR ESTEEM
FROM THEIR FELLOW EMPLOYEES
ALSO OF
LESLIE JAMES BROWN
IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR 1939 1945

BROWN

Leslie James

Lance Bombardier 1636925, 1st Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 8th August 1944. Age 34. Buried RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY Joint grave VIII. D. 23.

Last updated 8 September, 2007

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