BAWSEY AND LEZIATE
War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2007
memorial for the villages of Ahwicken, Bawsey and Leziate can be found
to the right of the porch of All Sints Church, Ashwicken, off the
B1145 to the east of King's Lynn. There are 9 names for World War
1 and 1 for World War 2.
the honoured memory
Of the men from the parishes of
ASHWICKEN. BAWSEY & LEZIATE
5798, 2nd/1st North Midland Battery, (Staffordshire) Heavy Brigade,
Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 27th September 1916.
Born Docking, enlisted Wakefield, resident Ashwicken. Formerly 5798,
149th Wakefield Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried
in HEBUTERNE MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV.
Row P. Grave 7.
242502, 1/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Egypt 26th October
1918. Aged 22. Enlisted King's Lynn. Son of Thomas Charles and Kate
Lucy Beales, of Bawsey Brickyard, King's Lynn. Buried in ALEXANDRIA
(HADRA) WAR MILITARY CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave
Z/147, 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 14th September
1916. Aged 28. Born Wells, enlisted Norwich, resident Bawsey. Son
of Frederick and Amelia Britton of Bawsey , Middleton, King's Lynn.
Formerly 19283, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY,
Somme, France. Plot 1. Row F. Grave 5.
as LAWS on the SDGW & CWGC] Private 29965, 7th Battalion, Norfolk
Regiment. Killed in action 18th May 1918. Aged 25. Born Leziate
Fen, enlisted Gayton. Son of Mrs. Alice Mason, of Lower Leziato,
East Winch, King's Lynn. Buried in MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET,
Somme, France. Plot II. Row L. Grave 14.
241012, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Norfolk Regiment. Died
in Palestine 19th April 1917. Born East Winch, enlisted East Dereham.
No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL PANEL, Israel.
Panels 12 to 15.
9047, 'A' Company, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds
15th March 1916. Born Ashwicken, enlisted King's Lynn. Buried in
DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No. 1, Somme, France. Plot
II. Row E. Grave 11.
19301, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21st March
1918. Born Ashwicken, enlisted Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated
on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.
B/200144, 11th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own).
Killed in action 14th August 1917. Enlsited and resident King's
Lynn. Formerly 5/5250, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY,
Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row D. Grave 42.
14508, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 18th [CWGC]
or 19th [SDGW] September 1916. Age 28. Born necton, enlisted Norwich.
Son of John and Sarah Ann Wilkin, of Station Road, East Winch, King's
Lynn. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Plot
1. Row F. Grave 9.
seaman C/JX155083, HMS Nile, Royal Navy. Died 27th March 1941. Aged
19. Son of Walter G. Powley and Blanche M. Powley, of Gayton, Norfolk.
No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel
20 June, 2007