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STURMER WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Kim Andrews & Martin Edwards 2007

The memorial takes the form of a granite Latin cross on granite plinth with names engraved, the plinth is raised on two steps. The memorial is to be found on the Sturmer/Haverhill Road, set back from the pavement with a low link fencing. There are 11 names for World War 1 only.

Photographs Copyright © Kim Andrews 2007

“In honoured and grateful memory
of the men of Sturmer
who died in the Great War 1914-1919
and as a thank-offering to God
for victory and peace.”

BAILEY Walter J

No further information currently available

CHOATE Arthur

[Spelt CHOAT on CWGC & SDGW] Private 15919, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 5th November 1915. Born Sturmer, enlisted Haverhill. Buried in CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 96.

DURRANT Frederick Charles

Private 48116, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 10th AUgust 1917. Born Haverhill, enlisted Colchester, resident Sturmer. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.

FORD Thomas Whittaker

Private G/48120, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds 5th June 1918. Born Sturmer, enlisted Colchester, resident Haverhill. Son of Mrs. E. Ford, of Sturmer, Haverhill, Suffolk. Buried in EBBLINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 39.

GOOCH Noel Frank

Sergeant 10463, "X" Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Aged 29. Born St. John's, Bury St Edmunds, enlisted Colchester, resident Sturmer. Formerly 6067, Lancers of the Line. Son of Thomas and Eliza Gooch, of 34 West Rd., Bury St. Edmund's, Suffolk. Buried in STE. EMILIE VALLEY CEMETERY, VILLERS-FAUCON, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 12.

INCE Thomas Pelham

Lance Corporal E/2434, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 29th September 1918. Born Haverhill, enlisted Hampstead, resident Kilburn. Husband of Bertha Ince, of 8, Loveridge Mews, Brondesbury, London. Buried in ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 10.

JONES William

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KIDDY Charles

Lance Sergeant 240645, "D" Company, 1st/5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds in Egypt 16th July 1917. Aged 39. Enlisted Hverhill. Formerly 2545, Suffolk Regiment. Son of Harry and Kate Kiddy, of Bumpstead Rd., Haverhill, Suffolk. Buried in DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 20.

KIDDY Frederick

Private 40560, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 14th October 1916. Enlisted Haverhill. Formerly 4459, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

MAYES William

Private 241021, Labour Corps. Died at home 8th November 1918. Aged 26. Enlisted Hverhill, resident Sturmer. Son of George and Deborah Mayes, of Sturmer. Formerly 3942, Essex Regiment. Buried in ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, STURMER, Essex.

RIDGEWELL Arthur John

Private 329215, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 22nd November 1917. Aged 35. Born Sturmer, enlisted Haverhill. Son of John and Julia Ridgewell, of Pound Rd., Wangford, Lowestoft. Formerly 7919, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A.

Last updated 6 January, 2008

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