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BRAMPTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Stuart Wilson 2007

The Brampton war memorial is in the form of a granite plinth surmounted by a cross and it is situated in the churchyard of St Peters, the parish church. The memorial is 7 feet high and in good condition. The names are listed ny surname, initial nad year of death.

“To the
Glory of God
and
in memory
of those
from this parish
who died for
their country
in the Great War
1914-1919”.

ABEL

Reginald J R

Private 25185, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 18th October 1916. Aged 19. Born Southburg, enlisted Norwich. Son of George and Ann Abel. Buried in BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, France. Plot VI. Row M. Grave 16.

BIRCHAM

Herbert C

Private 37442, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 2nd March 1917. Born and resident Brampton, enlisted Norwich. Formerly 17670, Northamptonshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 D.

BIRCHAM

John Henry

Private 15000. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1915. Aged 32. Born Buxton, Norfolk, enlisted Norwich. Son of John Henry and Eliza Bircham, of Brampton, Norwich. One of three brothers who fell. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.

BIRCHAM

William

Private 1549, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Norfolk Regiment. Died at Gallipoli 12th [CWGC] or 28th [SDGW} August 1915. Born Brampton, Norfolk, enlisted Buxton, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 42 to 44.

PATRICK

Richard [Melton]

Private 20886, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wound sin the United Kingdom 23rd May 1917. Aged 20. Born Aldershot, enlisted Norwich, resident Brampton. Son of Alice J. Patrick, of 41, Synagogue St., King St., Norwich, and the late Armourer Sergeant Patrick (Royal Army ordnance Corps). Formerly 9640, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in NORWICH CEMETERY, Norwich, Norfolk. Grave reference: 25. 238.

SELF

Allan Cecil

Driver 216663, 18th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died in Egypt 21st October 1918. Aged 29. Born Forncett St Peter, enlisted Wroxham. Son of Charles Arthur and Clara Jane Self; husband of May Minnie Self, of Forncett St. Peter, Norwich. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot XXVII. Row D Grave 13.

SPINKS

Albert V

Private G/52527. 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own ( Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 4th October 1917. Aged 19. Born and resident Brampton, enlisted Norwich. Son of George and Agnes Spinks, of Brampton, Norwich. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 49.

VINCENT

John F

Private 60503, 101st Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 20th May 1918. Aged 36. Born Thursford, enlisted Norwich, resident Brampton. Son of James and Polly Vincent; husband of Rachel Elizabeth Vincent, of Brampton, Norfolk. Formerly G/28974, 34th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot VI. Row J. Grave 6B.

WATTS

Leslie Ernest

Private 2459, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 15th February 1916. Aged 21. Born Brampton, enlisted Norwich. Son of George and Althea Eliza Watts, of Brampton, Norwich. Buried in LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 23.

WATTS

Percy William

Private 241060, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Norfolk Regiment. Died in Palestine 21st October 1917. Enlisted East Dereham. Buried in HAIDAR PASHA CEMETERY, Turkey. Plot I. Row C. Grave 11.

1939-1945

MARTINS

Geoffrey [Albert]

Driver T/269725, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 26th January 1944. Aged 24. Son of Harrison and Sarah Elizabeth Martins, of Brampton. Buried in ST. PETER CHURCHYARD, BRAMPTON, Norfolk.

THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY THE
PARISHIONERS OF BRAMPTON AND FRIENDS

Last updated 26 March, 2007

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