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PEBMARSH WAR MEMORIAL

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The Pebmarsh war memorial stands on a triangular patch of land on The Street, Pebmarsh, takes the form of a plain Latin cross mounted on square pillar and octagonal three stepped base; the letters “JHS” can be seen in a square frame in the centre of the cross piece. There are 12 names listed for World War 1 and none for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © John Hendry 2015

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919. THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY THEIR RELATIVES AND FRIENDS IN PEBMARSH

BLOMFIELD Ralph
Private 12144, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 28 February 1916. Aged 32. Born Twinstead, Suffolk, enlisted Chelmsford, resident Pebmarsh. Son of Kate Blomfield, of Pebmarsh Bures, Suffolk, and the late Walter Blomfield. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 8.
CHINERY Arthur
Private M/352691, 604th Mechanical Transport Company Royal Army Service Corps attached XV Corps, Heavy Artillery. Died 17 May 1918. Aged 32. Born twinstead, enlisted Chelmsford, resident Coggeshall. Son of Charles and Emma Chinery, of Coggeshall Hall Cottages, Kelvedon, Essex. Buried in EBBLINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 33.
CLARKE Reginald [William]
Private 12199, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 3 July 1916. Aged 19. Born Fulham, Middlesex, enlisted Chelmsford, resident Pebmarsh. Son of William Clarke, of Old Mill House, Pebmarsh, Bures, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.
COPPIN Stanley
[Listed as COPPING on SDGW] Private 40157, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 20 October 1916. Aged 27. Born Grinstead Green, Essex, enlisted Colchester, resident Pebmarsh. Son of George and Emma Coppin, of Grinstead Green, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.
DIXEY Percy [Edgar]
Private 270201, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 19. Born Colne Engaine, enlisted Chelmsford, resident Pebmarsh. Son of Edwin Arthur and Maria Elizabeth Dixey, of Valiant's Farm, Petmarsh (sic), Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56.
HARRINGTON Stanley [Frank]
Private 14670, "C" Company. 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13 April 1918. Aged 21. Born and resident Pebmarsh, enlisted Warley. Son of Harry and Jessie Harrington of Cross End, Pebmarsh, Bures, Suffolk. Born at Alphamstone, Essex [CWGC]. Buried in BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row D.Grave 26.
HORNER Archibald
Lieutenant, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Died 13 April 1916. Aged 37. Born 5 March 1879 in Cheshunt, Herts. Son of Edward and Blanche Mary Horner, of Pebmarsh, Bures, Suffolk. Rancher by trade. Unmarried. Attested 1 September 1914 at Port Levis, Canada, aged 35 years 4 months, height 5 feet 11 inches, girth 41 inches, complexion fresh, eyes blue, hair fair; religious denomination Church of England.=. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row J. Grave 25, National Archives of Canda Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4504 - 38
LAYZELL James
Shoeing Smith Corporal 49452, 98th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 5 May 1915. Aged 28. Born Chelmsford, enlisted Colchester. Son of Walter and Eliza Layzell, of The Forge, Pebmarsh, Bures, Essex. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 39.
POTTER Samuel
Signaller 207829, "C" Battery, 124th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 2 February 1919. Aged 30. Son of john William and Sarah Potter, of Pebmarsh, Bures, Suffolk; husband of Edith Elizabeth Potter, of Wickham St. Pauls, Halstead, Essex. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIII. Row B. Grave 30.
RAINBELL James [Alfred]
Private 7541, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13 September 1914. Born and resident Pebmarsh, enlisted Warley. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
RUST Sydney [Morris]
Private 12145, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 20 October 1915. Aged 29. Born and resident Pebmarsh, enlisted Chelmsford. Son of Edward and Susannah Rust, of Pebmarsh, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 85 to 87.
SEABER Harold
Lance Corporal 12385, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 5 May 1917. Born Twinstead, Sudbury, Suffolk, enlisted Chelmsford, resident Pebmarsh. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

MAY THEIR SOULS THROUGHT
THE MERCY OF CHRIST REST
IN PEACE AND MAY LIGHT
PEPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM

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