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ATTLEBOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 & Korea - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Chris Clarke 2008

The Attleborough war memorial stands at the crossroads of Queen's Road and Exchnage Street, Attleborough. I takes the form of a cross mounted on a rounded shaft on an octagonal plinth which bears the inscriptions. There are 101 names for World War 1, 24 names for World War 2 and one for Korea. Korea and World War 2 names are still to be transcribed.

From an old postcard

TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF MEN
OF ATTLEBOROUGH
WHO DIED IN THE
SERVICE OF THEIR
COUNTRY
1914-1918

BARNARD

Bertie

Corporal 41651 Bertie Barnard was born on 18th November 1884. He originally enlisted as 2687 in the 2/4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 10th September 1914, then later transferred to the 1st Essex Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 14th April 1917 aged 32. He is remembered on the Arras Memorial Bay 7 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of George and Ellen Barnard and the husband of Ethel May Barnard, of 29 Earles Street, Thetford.

BECKETT

Leonard Robert

Private 43381 Leonard Robert Beckett was born in Loddon c1882. He originally enlisted as 2644 in the Norfolk Yeommanry in Norwich, and then later transferred to the 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 27th September 1916 aged 35. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 11A and 11D and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of John and Laura Beckett, of Loddon, Norwich and the husband of the late Ellen May Beckett, of Oulton, Norfolk.

BISHOP

Robert Sidney

Private 29219 Robert Sidney Bishop was born in Eye c1886. He enlisted in the 7th Norfolk Regiment in Kings Lynn on 11th April 1916. He served in France on the Arras Front and was killed in action at Villers Le Plush near Cambrai on 2nd December 1917 aged 31. He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval Panel 4 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Emma Bishop, of 6 Queen's Road, Attleborough, and the late Sidney V. Bishop.

BLAXALL

Ernest William

Trooper 320248 Ernest William Blaxall was born in Ipswich c1897. He enlisted in the King's Own Royal Norfolk Yeomanry 12th Yeoman Battalion Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 14th April 1915. He served in Egypt, Palestine and France and died from wounds received in action in France on 7th September 1918 aged 21. He is buried at La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck Grave III. C. 19 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Son of Arthur and Emily M. Blaxall, of 26 New North Road, Attleborough.

BRIGGS

Elijah Samuel

Private 3/10078 Elijah Samuel Briggs was born in Bunwell c1879. He enlisted in the 10th West Yorkshire (Prince of Wales' Own) Regiment in Sheffield on 10th August 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 1st July 1916 aged 37. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 2A 2C and 2D and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the husband of Salomi Hilda Naomi (Nee Smith) Briggs, of 108 Industry Road, Darnall, Sheffield where he was a resident. He was an employee of Vickers Ltd in Sheffield.

BRIGGS

Percy William

Private 18864 Percy William Briggs was born in Attleborough c1897. He enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps, 9th West Yorkshire (Prince of Wales' Own) Regiment in Norwich on 7th April 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 9/19/1917 aged ~20. He is buried at Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuile Grave IV. L. 8 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

BRITNELL

William Edward

Second Corporal 32175 William Edward Britnell was born in Stokenchurch c1889. He originally enlisted as 74000 in the Royal Engineers in Aldershot on 10th April 1916, then later transferred to the 1st Gloucestershire Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and died, wounded in action on 1st November 1918 aged 29. He is buried at Premont British Cemetery Grave I. E. 19.and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the husband of Florence L. Britnell, of The Firs, West Hill, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire.

BUTCHER

William Clarence

Corporal 15386 William Clarence Butcher was born in Thetford c1892. He enlisted in the 8th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 28th September 1914 and later served with the 9th Norfolk Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 3rd August 1916 aged ~24. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 1C and 1D and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Edward and Ellen Butcher.

CHANDLER

Herbert

Lance-Corporal 0/50 Herbert Chandler was born in Bunwell c1899. He originally enlisted as 13/80385 21st Training Reserve Battalion in Attleborough on 23rd February 1917, then later transferred to the 13th Rifle Brigade. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 23rd August 1918 aged 19. He is buried at Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension Grave III. F. 5 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Charles and Eliza Chandler, of New North Road, Attleborough and was a resident of Attleborough.

CHAPLIN

Charles Edward

Private 27376 Charles Edward Chaplin was born in Little Ellingham c1884. He originally enlisted as G/37394 in the 7th Royal Fusiliers in Attleborough on 31st May 1916, then later transferred to the 7th Somerset Light Infantry. He served in France & Flanders and died, Prisoner of War on 25th May 1918 aged 35. He is buried at Hamburg Cemetery Grave IV. F. 10 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of John Chaplin and husband of Lucy Chaplin, of 11 Richmond Road, Beddington, Croydon, Surrey whom he married on 22nd June 1907. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

CHAPMAN

George Henry

Corporal 26211 George Henry Chapman was born in Stratford c1891. He enlisted in the 7th Royal Fusiliers Regiment in Attleborough on 22nd March 1916. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action at Passchendale on 3rd October 1917 aged 26. He remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Sarah A. Garnham (formerly Chapman), of New North Road, Attleborough, and the late Arthur Chapman. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

CHAPMAN

Bertie Robert Wyand

2nd Lieutenant Bertie Robert Wyand Chapman was born in Moulton c1882. He originally enlisted as Lance Corporal in the 2nd/4th Norfolk Regiment, then later transferred to the 1st/4th South Lancashire Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 13th June 1918 aged 36. He is buried at Etaples Military Cemetery Grave XXVIII. N. 6 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Robert and Elizabeth Matilda Chapman, of Moulton St. Mary near Acle and husband of Bellina Chapman, of Beighton, near Acle.

CLARKE

Alfred Bruce

Private 28617 Alfred Bruce Clarke was born in Cambridge c1897. He originally enlisted as 4561 in the 3rd Connaught Rangers in Shepherd's Bush on 6th October 1914 then later transferred to the 3rd Norfolk Regiment then to the 6th Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 'D' Company. He served in Salonika and France and was killed in action at Gonzancourt, France on 7th October 1918 aged 21. He is buried at Guizancourt Farm Cemetery, Gouy Grave D1 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Clarke, of Cambridge and was a resident of Attleborough.

CODLING

Sidney Frederick W

Sergeant 320057 Sidney Frederick W. Codling was born in Overstrand on 24th September 1892. He enlisted in the King's Own Royal Regiment Norfolk Yeomanry 12th Norfolk Regiment in Attleborough in July 1914 (other sources suggest as early as 1912). He was drowned at sea aboard HMS Aragon on 30th December 1917 aged 27. He is remembered on the Chatby Memorial and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of John and Alice Codling, of White Horse Hotel, Overstrand, Norfolk. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough and was a member of Local Yeomanry football team pictured in the EDP in mid 1917.

COE

Cornelius Robert

Sapper 85161 Cornelius Robert Coe was born in Kenninghall c1882. He originally enlisted as 18125 in the Norfolk Regiment Norwich on 16th January 1915, then later transferred to the 226th Field Company Royal Engineers. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 12th March 1918 aged 37. He is buried at Metz-En-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension Grave II. H. 13 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mrs. A. Houchen, of Attleborough, and husband of Gertrude Salome Coe, of 3 Market Terrace, Chapel Road, Attleborough.

CRUMMETT

Frederick Eaves

Private 15459 Frederick (Eaves?) Eric Crummett was born in Attleborough on 3rd December 1892, the son of George and Sarah Ann Crummett. He enlisted in the 9th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 30th September 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 24th October 1915 aged 22. He is buried at La Brique Military Cemetery No.2 Grave I. O. 24 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial.

CUBITT

Terence Algernon Kilbee

Captain Terence Algernon Kilbee Cubitt was born in Sloley c1896 and educated at King Edward VI Grammar School in Norwich. He originally enlisted as a Private in 3rd/4th Norfolk Regiment in September 1914, then promoted as 2nd Lieutenant in the 9th Norfolk Regiment. He transferred to the 1st Norfolk Regiment in 1916 was promoted to Lieutenant on 1st July 1917, then promoted Captain commanding a Company on 13th June 1918. He served in France & Flanders and slightly wounded on 1st October 1916, severely wounded on 11th October 1917 and was killed in action on 22nd August 1918 aged 22. He received the Military Cross. He is buried at Foncquevillers Military Cemetery Grave III. B. 6 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Algenon J. Cubitt, of Ridgewell House, 31 Thorpe Road, Norwich.

DAGLESS

Alexander

Private 9775 Alexander Dagless was born in Tottington Norfolk c1900. He enlisted in the 2nd Suffolk Regiment in Norwich. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 27th September 1917 aged 19. He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of John and Florence Dagless, of Queen's Square, Attleborough.

DAGLESS

Philip

Private 242457 Philip Dagless was born in Aylsham c1899. He enlisted in the 1st/7th Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Regiment in Aylsham. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds on 25th April 1918 aged ~19. He is buried at Grootebeek British Cemetery Grave A. 10 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Son of Mrs. J. Dagless, of Queen's Square, Attleborough.

DAYNES

Albert

Private 8983 Albert Daynes was born in Besthorpe c1892. He enlisted in the 1st Norfolk Regiment in Attleborough on 25th November 1913. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds received in action on 27th July 1916 aged 24. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 1C and 1D and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Reuben and L. Daynes, of Morley Road, Attleborough.

DAYNES

Frederick John

Private 204010 Frederick John Daynes was born in Besthorpe c1889. He enlisted in the 7th Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment in Norwich on 7th February 1917. He served in France & Flanders and was noted as missing, presumed killed on 21st March 1918 aged 31. He is buried at Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension Grave 1. J. 10 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Husband of Ethel May Daynes, of Morley Road, Attleborough.

DUNNETT

Percy Alfred

Private 200462 Percy Alfred Dunnett was born in Besthorpe c1896. He originally enlisted in the 2nd/4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on Thursday 10th September 1914 and later transferred to the 1st/4th Norfolk Regiment. He served in Egypt and Palestine and was noted as missing, presumed killed in Gaza on Thursday 19th April 1917 aged 20. He is remembered on the Jerusalem Memorial Panels 12 to 15 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Charles Dunnett, and husband of Violet E. Darkins (formerly Dunnett), of Low Common, Deopham whom he married on Thursday 30th March 1916.

DYE

John William

Sergeant 946 John William Dye was born in Attleborough on 23rd February 1875. He enlisted in the 1st/4th Norfolk Regiment in Attleborough on 4th August 1914, having had 15 years previous service with the Territorials. He served in the Dardanelles and was killed in action on 12th August 1915 aged 40. He is remembered on the Helles Memorial Panel 42 to 44 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the husband of Harriet Dye, of New North Road, Attleborough.

EAGLING

Arthur Walter

Private 49484 Arthur Walter Eagling was born in Morley St Peters c1900. He enlisted in the 3rd East Surrey Regiment in Norwich on 2nd May 1918. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 25th October 1918 aged 19. He is buried at Besthorpe (All Saints) Churchyard and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Arthur and Agnes Eagling, of Besthorpe and a resident of Besthorpe.

EDWARDS

John

Private 20553 John Edwards was born in Brandon c1889. He originally enlisted as 17711 in the 3rd/4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich in January 1915, then later transferred to 1st Essex. He sailed for the Dardenelles and was killed on service aged 26 when the troop ship Royal Edward was torpedoed on 13th August 1915. He is remembered on the Helles Memorial Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233 and on the Little Ellingham and Attleborough War Memorials. He was the son of Mr. Ambrose Edwards, and husband of Julia Daniels (formerly Edwards), of Goose Common, Little Ellingham.

EDWARDS

Harry Ambrose

Private 454303 Harry Ambrose Edwards was born in Brandon c1900. He originally enlisted as TR/10/75640 in the Training Reserve Battalion in Attleborough on 9th July 1917, then later transferred to the 661st Agricultural Company Labour Corps Royal Fusiliers. He served at Home and died in hospital on service on 11th June 1918 aged 20. He was buried at Attleborough Cemetery Grave C. 311 on 15th June 1918 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Son of Ambrose Edwards, of Point Cottages, Besthorpe Road, Attleborough.

ELVIN

Sydney James

Private 19527 Sydney James Elvin was born in Banham c1895. He enlisted in the 2nd Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 5th June 1915. He served in Mesopotamia and died of wounds received in action on 27th April 1916 aged ~21. He is buried at Basra War Cemetery Grave V. H. 12 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

ELVIN

Ernest Robert

Private 12907 Ernest Robert Elvin was born in Bunwell c1893. He enlisted in the 8th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 31st August 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action at Delville Wood on 19th July 1916 aged 23. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 1C and 1D and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Charles and Maria Elvin, of 22, New North Road, Attleborough.

ELVIN

Wilfred Harold

Signaller 42059 Wilfred Harold Elvin was born in Besthorpe c1900. He enlisted in the 52nd Territorial Reserve Battalion, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment in Norwich on 15th May 1917. He served in France and Belgium and was killed in action at Achiet-le-Petit on 23rd August 1918 aged ~18. He is buried at Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont Grave IV. B. 27 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Charles and Maria Elvin, of 22 New North Road, Attleborough where he was a resident.

ETTERIDGE

Robert William

Private 300025 Robert William Etteridge was born in Attleborough c1897. He originally enlisted as 2700 in the 4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 14th September 1914, then later transferred to the 1st/7th Royal Warwickshire. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 4th October 1917 aged 20. He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 23 to 28 and 163A and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Robert and Appolina Etteridge, of Garden House, Attleborough.

FINCHAM

Walter William

Lance-Corporal 3/10365 Walter William Fincham was born in Attleborough c1889. He enlisted in the 3rd Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 3rd September 1914, then later transferred to the 9th Norfolk Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds received in action on 2nd June 1917 aged 30. He is buried at Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery Grave I. T. 6 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Harry and Lorena Fincham and husband of Gertrude May Shorten (formerly Fincham), of Bawdeswell, East Dereham.

FORSTER

Philip James

Private 6901 Philip James Forster was born in Besthorpe c1882. He enlisted in the 1st Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 5th August 1914, having had 11 years previous service. He served in France & Flanders and died at the 2nd Eastern General Hospital, Brighton on 24th September 1914 aged 32, having been wounded in action in fierce fighting on the Aisne. He is buried at Brighton (Bear Road) Borough Cemetery Grave ZIE. 49 with full military honours, and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Son of Mrs. Forster, of Millerís Square, Attleborough.

FORSTER

Sidney Percy

Private 40253 Sidney Percy Forster was born in Norwich c1894. He originally enlisted as 5346 in the 4th Norfolk Regiment in Attleborough on 20th March 1915, then later transferred to the 8th Bedfordshire Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 20th November 1917 aged 23. He is buried at Ribecourt British Cemetery Grave I. C. 17 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mrs. M. A. Matthews, of Millerís Square, Attleborough.

GAPP

Sidney Jack

Private 206041 Sidney Jack Gapp was born in Welbourne on 6th May 1898. He enlisted in the Royal Horse Artillery Regiment on 9th February 1917. He served at Home and died of cerebromeningitis in the Royal Herbert Hospital Woolwich on 8th March 1917 aged 18. He was buried at Attleborough Cemetery Grave C. 21 on 14th March 1917 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. Jesse Gapp (deceased) Mrs. Elizabeth Gapp, of Bridge Farm, Attleborough.

GOODA

Ernest George

Sergeant 3/8234 Ernest George Gooda was born in North Heigham c1880. He enlisted in the 3rd Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 28th August 1914, having had 9 years previous service. This Regiment was attached to the 6th Royal Dublin Fusiliers. He served in Serbia and was killed in action on 4th November 1915 aged 35. He is remembered on the Doiran Memorial and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr George John Gooda (deceased) and Mrs. R. Gooda, of 137 Marlborough Road, Magdalen Road, Norwich, and husband of Lydia G. Mapes (formerly Gooda), of Millers Square, Attleborough whom he married on 5th February 1911. His occupation was recorded as Factory Hand when his son George Charles was born on 9th September 1914.

GOULD

Edward

Private 166335 Edward Gould was born in c1880 and enlisted in the 127th Field Coy, Royal Engineers on 16th April 1916. He served in Salonika where he died of pneumonia on 29th November 1916 aged 36. He is buried at Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, grave 1916 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son-in-law of Mrs. J. Randall, of 1 Stone Cottage, Leys Lane, Attleborough and married Ellen Louisa Pratt on 20th July 1916.

GRIFFIN

Arthur William

Gunner 20201 Arthur William Griffin was born in Attleborough c1882. He enlisted in the 6th Trench Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery in Norwich on 4th August 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 16th May 1915 aged ~33. He is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial Panel 1 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Henry Griffin and husband of Lily Griffin whom he married on 25th September 1909. He was a resident of Thetford.

GRIFFIN

William Albert

Private 14356 William Albert Griffin was born in Attleborough c1896. He enlisted in the 9th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 9th September 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 12th June 1917 aged 21. He is buried at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe Grave I. R. 23 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Ruth Rayner (formerly Griffin), of Hargham Road, Attleborough.

HALLS

Frederick William

Private 51977 Frederick William Halls was born in Little Ellingham c1895. He originally enlisted as T4/084166 in the Royal Army Service Corps in Norwich on 6th April 1915, then later transferred to the 10th Cheshire Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 27th May 1918 aged ~23. He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Attleborough.

HAWES

Albert William

Private 103389 Albert William Hawes was born in Morley c1900. He enlisted in the 27th Training Reserve Bedforshires in Attleborough and served in the 10th Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). He served in France and Belgium and died in hospital in Antwerp, Prisoner of War on 14th September 1918 aged ~18. He is buried at Schoonselhof Cemetery Plot IIa, 39 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Watton and an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

HILLIER

Frederic William

Lieutenant Frederic William Hillier was born in Wallington c1894. He enlisted as a Trooper in the King's Own Royal Regiment Norfolk Yeomanry 3rd (Reserve) Regiment Hussars Lancers (Skinner's Horse), atta. 27th Indian Cavalry Regiment on 21st June 1913. He served in Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine, India and died on service on 2nd December 1919 aged 25. He is remembered on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate) Face 23-24 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Fred and Mary Hillier, of The Green Farm, Yaxham Road, Dereham. His father was station master in Attleborough.

HILTON

William Charles

Corporal 9267 William Charles Hilton was born in Old Buckenham c1893. He enlisted in the 1st Norfolk Regiment in Norwich in September 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 4th September 1916 aged 24. He is buried at London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval Grave 10.F.3 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of the late David Hilton and stepson of Matilda Hilton, of Laundry Cottages, Hargham Road, Attleborough.

HOLMAN

William James

Sergeant 200554 William James Holman originally enlisted in the 2nd/4th Norfolk Regiment on 7th September 1914, then later was attached to the 3rd/1st King's African Rifles. He served in East Africa and died on service on 4th January 1919. He is buried at Iringa Cemetery Grave VIII. B. 3 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was Assistant Scout-master in Attleborough.

HOWLETT

Harry C

Private 40667 Harry C. Howlett was born in Attleborough c1888. He enlisted in the 11th Suffolk Regiment in Attleborough on 3rd January 1915. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 9th April 1918 aged ~30 in the Battle of the River Lys. He is buried at Suffolk Cemetery, La Rolanderie Farm, Erquinghem-Lys Grave I. C. 1 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was one of two Harry Howletts from the same Regiment to be killed on the same day and buried in the same graveyard.

HUNT

Ted (Edward James)

Private Ted Hunt. Research is ongoing on this soldier. It is suspected he was the brother of Arthur and William Hunt (above & below) and according to Kennedyís records he enlisted with the Suffolks in August 1914 and was not heard of by his relatives since.

HUNT

Arthur

Corporal Shoeing Smith 29560 Arthur Hunt was born in Thetford. He enlisted in the 66th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery in Bury St. Edmunds on 29th December 1902. He served in India, France and died in hospital in France on 5th October 1918. He is buried at St. Germain-Au-Mont-D'or Communal Cemetery Extension Grave B. 80 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial.

HUNT

William

Private William Hunt was born in Shropham in c1890. He originally enlisted the 1st Suffolk Regiment on 12th September 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was twice wounded before being noted as missing since 1917.

JOHNSON

Robert Frederick

Sergeant 3/10023 Robert Frederick Johnson was born in Morley c1882. He enlisted in the 3rd Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 4th August 1914 and later served with the 7th Norfolk Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 12th October 1916 aged 35. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 1C and 1D and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mary Johnson, of Exchange Street, Attleborough, and the late James Johnson.

LAIN

John

Private 3016 John Lain was born in Attleborough c1885. He enlisted in the Australian Contingent (57th Australian Infantry AIF) in Sydney NSW on 12th October 1916. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds received in action on 7th September 1918 aged 34. He is buried at Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres Grave IX. A. 14 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of William and Ellen Lain of Stone House, Hargham Road, Attleborough, and husband of Louisa Mary Lain, of The Green, Old Buckenham whom he married on 17th March 1917 at All Saints Church Old Buckenham. He was a resident of Sydney NSW where he was a labourer at the time of his enlistment.

LAIN

Frederick

Private 28683 Frederick Lain was born in Attleborough c1886. He enlisted in the 1st Regiment in Attleborough on 30th May 1916 and may also have served with the 3rd & 12th Essex Regiments. He served in France & Flanders and was noted missing, presumed killed on 12th October 1916 aged 30. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 10 D and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of William and Ellen Lain, of Stone House, Hargham Road, Attleborough, Norwich and husband of Lucy Ellen Lain, of Old Buckenham whom he married on 5th June 1911.

LARGE

John Gerald

Lieutenant John Gerald Large was born in Walsingham c1884. He enlisted in the Royal Engineers in 1915. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 4th June 1918 aged ~34. He is buried at Middle Rasen (St. Peter) Churchyard and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the eldest son of Mr. J.W. Large of High Street, Attleborough, and the husband of Mrs. J.G. Large.

LAURENCE

Alfred

Private G/5047 Alfred Laurence was born in Halstead Essex c1889. He enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps, 16th Middlesex Regiment in Warley on 2nd March 1917. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 19th July 1917 aged 26. He is buried at Bard Cottage Cemetery Grave III. E. 14 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Alfred and Ellen Laurence and husband of Vera Laurence, of 46 Trinity Road, Halstead, Essex where he was resident.

LENNEY

George J W

Private 43652 George J W Lenney was born in Attleborough c1886. He enlisted in the 6th Norfolk Cyclists in Norwich on 23rd January 1915, then later joined the 8th & 7th Norfolk Regiment. He served in France & Flanders from July to October 1916 when he was invalided with shell shock. He returned to France on 31st March 1917 and was noted missing, presumed killed on 4/28/1917 aged 31. He is remembered on the Arras Memorial Bay 3 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mrs. Mary E. Lenney, of Millers' Square, Attleborough.

LINCOLN

Charles

Private 20536 Charles Lincoln was born in Attleborough c1884. He enlisted as 17937 in the 4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 1st October 1914, then later transferred to the 1st Essex Regiment. He served in the Dardanelles and was drowned on the Royal Edward on 13th August 1915 aged 36. He is remembered on the Helles Memorial Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. William Lincoln (deceased) and Mrs. S. Lincoln, of Attleborough and the husband of Lucy Lincoln, of 15 Ninham's Courts, Norwich, whom he married on 5th July 1911 and was a resident of Attleborough.

LINCOLN

Edward (Mike) Harry

Private 3/7737 Edward (Mike) Harry Lincoln was born in Attleborough c1886. He enlisted in the 1st Norfolk Regiment in Norwich. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 4th June 1916 aged 23. He is remembered on the Arras Memorial Bay 3 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Herbert and Lucy Ann Lincoln, of Old Buckenham.

ORFORD

Lancelot Edwin

Private G/5176 Lancelot Edwin Orford was born in Little Eaton, Derby c1887. He enlisted in the 9th Norfolk in Norwich on 6th May 1915, then later transferred to the 2nd or 4th Royal Sussex Regiment. He served in Flanders (noted as the BEF Theatre) and was killed in action on 14th October 1915 aged 28. He is remembered on the Loos Memorial Panel 69 to 73 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Edwin and Emily Kate Orford, of School House, Marsham, Norwich. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

OTTAWAY

Walter James

Private 24153 Walter James Ottaway was born in Cossey c1898. He enlisted in the 8th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 11th August 1917 aged ~19. He is buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery Grave V. K. 6 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Walter and Ann Ottaway.

PARKER

Sydney Samuel

Private 19214 Sydney Samuel Parker was born in Morley St. Botolph c1888. He enlisted in the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1905. He served in France & Flanders and was discharged on 18th October 1918 after which he died of heart failure on 26th December 1918 aged 34. He received the 1914 Star. He was buried in Attleborough Cemetery Grave E. 61 on 31st December 1918 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial.

PATRICK

Edward Samuel

Corporal G/8120 Edward Samuel Patrick was born in Attleborough c1888. He enlisted in the Royal Garrison Artillery, 3rd Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment in Attleborough on 22nd September 1916. He served at home and died in Eastbourne hospital on 21st March 1916 aged 27. He was buried in Attleborough Cemetery Grave A. 189 on 28th March 1916 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Attleborough.

PATRICK

Arthur

Private 7660 Arthur Patrick was born in Attleborough c1889. He enlisted in the 2nd Norfolk Regiment in Old Buckenham on 16th November 1908. He served in India and Mesopotamia and died of wounds received in action on 15th April 1916 aged ~27. He is remembered on the Basra Memorial Panel 10 and on the Attleborough War Memorial.

PIERCY

William John

Private 43703 William John Piercy was born in Hackford c1896. He enlisted in the 1st Norfolk Regiment in Norwich. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 29th May 1918 aged 22. He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial Panel 3 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of James and Alice Piercy, of Overa Cottage, Eccles.

PINNOCK

William

Private 20227 William Pinnock was born in Attleborough c1890. He enlisted in the 10th Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment) in Valcartier, Canada on 27th September 1914. He served in France and Belgium and was killed in action on 23rd April 1915 aged 26. He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 24 - 28 Ė 30 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. G. Pinnock and the husband of Jemima Pinnock. He was a resident of Canada where he was a painter.

PLUMPTON

Alfred William

Private 10286 Alfred William Plumpton was born in Old Buckenham c1894. He enlisted in the 5th Oxford & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in Newport Pagnell. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action by a sniper shot on 25th September 1915 aged 21. He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 37 and 39 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred W. Plumpton, of Hart's Farm, Wymondham.

PONDER

Bertram Thomas

Gunner 206175 Bertram Thomas Ponder was born in Leeds c1893. He enlisted in the Motor Machine Gun Corps (Heavy) in Norwich on 9th May 1916. He served at Home and died on service in the Military Hospital at the Bovington Camp Worcestershire, on 18th December 1916 aged 23. He was buried in Attleborough Cemetery Grave B. 283 on 23rd December 1916 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Thomas and Emma Ponder of London Road Attleborough. There is a mural tablet to him in Attleborough Church.

PRATT

Victor John

Private 200115 Victor John Pratt was born in Diss c1895. He enlisted in the 1st/4th Norfolk Regiment in Kenninghall in 1912. He served in Egypt and was noted missing, presumed killed on 2nd November 1917 aged 22. He is remembered on the Jerusalem Memorial Panels 12 to 15 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of John William and Ada Pratt, of Hargham Road, Attleborough. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

RAYNER

George Alfred

Lance-Corporal 7329 George Alfred Rayner was born in Attleborough c1891. He enlisted in the 2nd Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 17th September 1906. He served in Persian Gulf and died, Prisoner of War in Kut on 28th August 1916 aged 25. He is buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery Nisibin Mem. 249 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. Clare Rayner, of The Street, Great Ellingham, and the late Mary Louisa Rayner.

RAYNER

Walter Filby

Corporal 225649 Walter Filby Rayner was born in Rocklands All Saints c1893. He originally enlisted as 202676 in the East Kent Regiment (The Buffs) - posted to 2nd/2nd London Regiment - in Watton on 1st February 1917, then later transferred to the 1st London Regiment Royal Fusiliers. He served in France & Flanders and died, Prisoner of War in Germany on 29th December 1918 aged ~25. He is buried at Niederzwehren Cemetery VIII. K. 10 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Son of Mr. J. Rayner, of Allison's Farm, Rockland All Saints.

REDIT

Walter John

Private 2720 Walter John Redit was born in Attleborough c1893. He enlisted in the 1st/4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich in January 1914. He served in the Dardanelles and was killed in action at Gallipoli on 19th August 1915 aged ~22. He is remembered on the Helles Memorial Panel 42 to 44 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. John Joseph and Mrs. Mary Ann Redit of Attleborough.

REDIT

Sydney Charles

Private S4/144825 Sydney Charles Redit was born in Attleborough c1895. He enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps in Bungay on 22nd October 1915. He served at Home and died of cerebromeningitis in the Military Isolation Hospital in Aldershot on 15th December 1915 aged 21. He was buried in Attleborough Cemetery Grave F. 133 on 20th December 1915 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Attleborough. He was the son of Mr. John Joseph and Mrs. Mary Ann Redit of Attleborough.

REDIT

Joseph

Driver 43658(?) Joseph Redit was born in Morley c1886. He enlisted in the Royal Field / Horse Artillery in 1900. He served in France & Flanders from 1914 and was noted missing for three years, presumed killed. He is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. John Joseph and Mrs. Mary Ann Redit of Attleborough.

REEVES

Arthur J

Rifleman 392379 Arthur J. Reeves was born in London c1889. He originally enlisted as 5889 in the King's Royal Rifles London Regiment in Attleborough on 1st August 1915, then later transferred to the 1st/9th London Queen Victoria's Rifles. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 16th August 1916 aged ~27. He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 54 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Wymondham.

RUDD

Henry R W Kingston

Private 103394 Henry R. W. Kingston Rudd was born in Attleborough c1900. He enlisted in the 3rd Bedfordshires, 10th Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment in Attleborough on 28th September 1917. He served in France & Flanders and was killed by a shell on 4th November 1918 aged 19. He is buried at Englefontaine British Cemetery Grave B. 25 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Son of Henry Reginald Kingston Rudd, and Sarah Ann Rudd, of Halford House, Attleborough.

SHARPE

Cecil George

Private 1774 Cecil George Sharpe was born in Mildenhall c1892. He enlisted in the 1st/4th Norfolk Regiment in Attleborough on 4th August 1914. He served in Gallipoli and died, wounded by a shell in chest and reportedly buried at sea on 7th September 1915 aged 24. He is buried at Embarkation Pier Cemetery Special Memorial D. 2 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Son of G. M. and Emma Sharpe, of 22, Powell Street, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales Australia.

SHAW

Robert

Private 2919 Robert Shaw was born in Thetford c1897. He enlisted in the 1st/4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 15th September 1914. He served in the Dardanelles at Sulva Bay and was killed in action in Gallipoli on 2nd September 1915 aged 19. He is remembered on the Helles Memorial Panel 42 to 44 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Robert and Clara Shaw, and the brother of Albert. Judging by their service numbers they signed up together.

SHAW

Albert

Private 2918 Albert Shaw was born in Thetford c1896. He enlisted in the 1st/4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 15th September 1914. He served in the Dardanelles and was killed in action at Gallipoli on 12th August 1915 aged 20. He is buried at 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery Special Memorial C. 44 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Robert and Clara Shaw, and the brother of Robert. Judging by their service numbers they signed up together.

SMITH

Herbert

Private 42779 Herbert Smith was born in Deopham c1888. He originally enlisted as 25067 in the Norfolk Regiment, then later transferred to the 14th Durham Light Infantry in Attleborough on 29th February 1916. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 1st September 1916 aged ~28. He is buried at Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs Grave VII. R. 9 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial.

SMITH

George William

Private 15286 George William Smith was born in Lakenham c1896. He enlisted in the 9th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 4th August 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action at Delville Wood on 15th September 1916 aged ~20. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 1C and 1D and on the Attleborough War Memorial.

SMITH

Arthur George

Gunner 207339 Arthur George Smith was born in c1884 and enlisted in the 'C' Battery 64th Brigade Royal Field Artillery in Attleborough on 23rd January 1917. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds received in action on 30th September 1917 aged 33. He is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Grave XXV. A.A. 16 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the eldest son of George and Laura Smith of Borough Common, Attleborough and the husband of Nellie A. Smith whom he married on 17th November 1912. He was a resident of Attleborough.

SMITH

Henry John

Able Seaman R/745 Henry John Smith was born in c1886 and enlisted in the 68th Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Division Hood Battalion on 16th February 1917. He served in France & Flanders and was noted missing, presumed killed on 24th March 1918 aged 32. He is remembered on the Arras Memorial Bay 1 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the husband of Elizabeth Mary Smith, of 1 Field Cottage, New North Road, Attleborough.

SPECK

Frank W

Private 7476 Frank Walter Speck was born in Gloucester c1888. He enlisted in the 1st/3rd Gloucestershire Regiment in 1902. He served in France & Flanders, fighting in the battles of Mons and the Somme, and having been wounded in action by a dum-dum bullet was discharged from the Army. He returned to Norfolk and he and his family moved to Spalding where he worked as a driver. He finally died from his injuries on 6th December 1918 aged ~30. He is buried in Spalding and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the husband of May Speck (nee Blandy) whom he married in Attleborough on 28th June 1913. Their son, Frank Eric Speck was born on 21st November 1915.

STARKE

Charles Arthur

Lance-Corporal R/13600 Charles Arthur Starke was born in Little Ellingham c1888. He enlisted in the 9th King's Royal Rifles in Norwich on 1st June 1915. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds received in action (left arm & chest) on 8th July 1916 aged ~28. He is buried at Etaples Military Cemetery Grave II. A. 65A and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Attleborough where he was an employee of Gaymers Cider.

STEBBINGS

Bertram Edward

Private 22880 Bertram Edward Stebbings was born in Banham c1894. He enlisted in the 2nd Norfolk Regiment in Attleborough on 8th January 1916. He served in Mesopotamia and died of heat stroke on 18th July 1916 aged ~22. He is buried at Basra War Cemetery Grave V. X. 5 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

STEPHENSON

Harold Archibald

Private 6994 Harold Archibald Stephenson was born in Newark c1892. He enlisted in 'C' Company of the 2nd Battalion Honourable Artillery Company in Cambridge on 1st February 1916. He served in France & Flanders and died, wounded in action at Bullecourt on 6th April 1917 aged 25. He received the Military Medal. He is buried at Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps Grave IV. F. 8 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Cambridge.

STUBBINGS

Leonard Victor

Lance-Corporal S3/022928 Leonard Victor Stubbings was born in Attleborough on 25th March 1895. He enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps 34th Division Train Regiment in Norwich on 10th October 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 7th October 1918 aged 23. He is buried at Zantvoorde British Cemetery Grave III. G. 27 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mary A. Collinson (formerly Stubbings), of South Croft, Terrington St. Clement, Norfolk, and the late Albert Stubbings, of Attleborough and was a resident of Attleborough.

STUBBS

Robert Henry

Driver T4/092544 Robert Henry Stubbs was born in Holme Hale c1884. He enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps in Norwich on 4th April 1915. He served in France, Italy, Greece, Corfu and Cyprus and died on service in Cyprus on 21st December 1917 aged ~33. He is buried at Nicosia British Cemetery Grave 2 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Attleborough.

STURMAN

William John

Corporal 43042 William John Sturman was born in Deopham c1894. He enlisted in the 7th Norfolk Regiment in Attleborough on 11th October 1914. He served in France & Flanders for 1 year 8 months and died, Prisoner of War in Germany on 1st November 1918 aged 25. He received the Military Medal. He is buried at Berlin South-Western Cemetery Grave VII. F. 6 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Charles and Eliza Sturman, of 4 Leys Lane, Attleborough.

TAYLOR

John William

Private 41027 John William Taylor was born in Attleborough c1881. He originally enlisted as 20855 in the Norfolk Regiment in Attleborough on 5th July 1916, then later transferred to the 2nd Essex Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds received in action on 22nd April 1917 aged 36. He is buried at Etaples Military Cemetery Grave XIX. F. 14 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the Husband of E. E. Taylor, of Chapel Road, Attleborough.

TILLOTT

Leonard William

Private 9785 Leonard William Tillott was born in Ipswich c1885. He enlisted in the 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade in Ipswich in 1914, having previously enlisted in 1902 in the Royal Army Medical Corps and having served in India. He served France and died, wounded in action on 2nd December 1914 aged 29. He is buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery (Nord) Grave A. 13 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Leonard Louis Tillott, and Anna Tillott, of Connaught House, Attleborough.

TUFTS

George Henry

2nd Lieutenant George Henry Tufts was born in Pulham St Mary on 8th May 1896. He originally enlisted in the King's Royal Rifles in January 1916 and was attached to the Royal Flying Corps. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in a flying accident on service on 26th January 1918 aged ~22. He was buried at Attleborough Cemetery Grave D. 7 (pictured below) on 31st January 1918 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tufts of The Leys, Attleborough.

TUTTLE

Harry

Private 15983 Harry Tuttle was born in Hardingham c1886. He enlisted in the 2nd Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) in Leeds. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 1st July 1916 aged 31. He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 6A and 6B and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mrs. Mary Jane Tuttle, of 4 Town Hall Terrace, Attleborough.

VINEY

Harry James

Private 3636 Harry James Viney was born in Islington London c1895. He enlisted in the 1st/4th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 14th November 1914. He served in the Dardanelles and Egypt and died in hospital of an abcess on the brain in Cairo on 14th June 1916 aged 21. He is buried at Cairo War Memorial Cemetery Grave F. 98 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of the late David and Jane Viney.

WARNER

Forbes Mackay

Private 200950 Forbes Mackay Warner was born in West Buckland Somerset c1889 (CD says Moffat, Scotland). He enlisted in the 4th Royal Scots Camel Corps, attached to Royal Canadian Mounted Infantry in Edinburgh in January 1914, having recently returned from Canada. He served in Egypt and was noted wounded and missing presumed killed on 1st August 1917 aged 28. He is remembered on the Jerusalem Memorial Panel 10 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of the late Rev. Joseph Pearce Warner and Alice Mary Warner and was a resident of Attleborough.

WATSON

Valiant Alfred

Private 47766 Valiant Alfred Watson was born in Wortwell Norfolk c1891. He enlisted in the East Anglian Battalion of Royal Engineers in Attleborough on 10th September 1916 and served with the 15th Welsh Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and was noted missing, presumed killed on 30th April 1917 aged 26. He is buried at Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Grave XVI. A. 2 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Edward and Anna M. Watson, of The Dove Inn, Wortwell, Harleston, Norfolk. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

WEBSTER

William Robert

Sergeant 52215 William Robert Webster was born in Breckles c1889. He enlisted in the 95th Battery of Royal Field Artillery in Norwich in 1908. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 12th May 1915 aged ~26. He is buried at Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Grave II. B. 2 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Mrs. G. Webster of Borough Common Attleborough.

WEIR

James Ronald

Private 353713 James Ronald Weir was born in Colchester c1884. He enlisted in the 112th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery Regiment in Southampton. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 28th March 1918 aged 33. He is buried at Etaples Military Cemetery Grave XXXIII. A. 28 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of James and Emma Weir, of Norfolk and husband of Ethel V. Weir, of "Headley," Vicarage Road, Woolston, Southampton.

WEIR

William Oswald

Sergeant 28433 William Oswald Weir was born in Ipswich c1885. He enlisted in the 9th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in Manchester in March 1916. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action at Mount Kemmel on 28th April 1918 aged ~33. He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 102 to 104 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was an employee of Gaymers Cider in Attleborough.

WELTON

Walter Norman

Pioneer 128805 Walter Norman Welton was born in Attleborough c1886. He enlisted in the 1st Batallion Special Brigade of the Royal Engineers in Croydon. He served in France and Belgium and died on 26th June 1916 aged 31. He is buried at Beauval Communal Cemetery B. 15 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of George and Elizabeth Welton, of Norwich and husband of Alice Martha Welton, of 8, Demesne Road, Wallington, Surrey, and was a resident of Lowestoft.

WOODS

David Edward Harry

Private 20631 David Edward Harry Woods was born in Attleborough c1888. He originally enlisted as 17503 in the 8th Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 26th December 1914, then later transferred to the 1st Essex Regiment. He was drowned on the Royal Edward en route to the Dardanelles on 15th August 1915 aged ~27. He is remembered on the Helles Memorial Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233 and on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was a resident of Attleborough.

YARI

Ernest Habib

Private G/97039 Ernest Habib Yari was born in Bloomsbury, London c1900. He enlisted in the 32nd Training Reserve Battalion, 2nd Middlesex Regiment in Attleborough on 17th September 1917. He served in France & Flanders and died Prisoner of War, having had his left leg amputated on 14th June 1918 aged ~18. He is buried at Le Cateau Military Cemetery Grave I. B. 91 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial.

YOUNGMAN

Geoffrey William

Private G/71952 Geoffrey William Youngman was born in c1898 and enlisted in the 4th Royal Fusiliers City of London Regiment in London. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 5th June 1918 aged 20. He is buried at Sandpits British Cemetery, Fouquereuil Grave II. B. 9 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial. He was the son of Florence and the late F. S. Youngman, of The Cottage, Attleborough. He was a native of Wilby.

YOUNGS

Percy

Private 45348 Percy Youngs was born in Upton Norfolk c1894. He enlisted in the 3rd & 7th Suffolk Regiment in Attleborough on 10th April 1916. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 9th August 1917 aged ~23. He is buried at Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux Grave I. K. 16 and is remembered on the Attleborough War Memorial.

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