War 1 - Detailed Information
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of Vice Admiral Viscount Horatio Nelson)
memorial is a cross in the pairsh church churchyard. In addition a Book
of Remembrance can be found inside the church as well. This is the home
church of Admiral Horation nelson and there additional plaques to commemorate
Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2005
Page from the Book of Remembrance in the church
Copyright © Emily Hollins 2006
this of you be said that you who live
are worthy of your dead sons of this place"
10554 3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards, who died on Tuesday 11 May 1915,
age 20. Buried: CUINCHY COMMUNAL CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France.
Son of Charles and Elizabeth Futter, of Graver's Cottage, Burnham
Thorpe, King's Lynn.
29215 7th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment, who died on Saturday 23 March
1918. Commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL Somme, France.
16610 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment, who died on Wednesday 13 October
1915, age 19. Commemorated: LOOS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France.
Grandson of Eli Futter, of Burnham Thorpe, King's Lynn.
30545 8th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) who died on Thursday
28 March 1918. Commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France.
A/204860 11th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died on Wednesday
27 March 1918, age 19. Buried: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
Seine-Maritime, France. Son of Hubert and Rebecca Johnson, of Burnham
Thorpe, King's Lynn.
Seaman J/27767 H.M.S. "Agamemnon.", Royal Navy who died on Thursday
25 February 1915, age 18. Commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL Kent,
United Kingdom. Son of James William and Agnes E. A. Mason, of Leith
House, Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk. Native of Stibbard, Guist, Norfolk.
182727, ‘B’ Battery, 189th Army Brigade, Royal Field
Artillery. Died of wounds 24 October 1918, aged 20. Enlisted Norwich,
resident Swaffham. Son of Henry and Clara Ward, Watton Road, Swaffham.
(N.B. Listed on CWGC as Gunner F. W. Ward). Buried in Queant Road
Cemetery, Buissy, Grave I.A.15.
3000725 429 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who died on
Thursday 30 November 1944, age 19. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
Surrey, United Kingdom. Son of Hilda Bolderstone, of Burnham Thorpe,
Officer 158253 Air Gnr. 55 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve,
who died on Saturday 15 July 1944, age 20. Buried: AREZZO WAR CEMETERY
Italy. Son of the Revd. Henry Hibberd, M.A., and Bridget Chevallier
Hibberd, of Burnham Thorpe Rectory, Norfolk.
Aircraftman 1235285 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on
Tuesday 17 November 1942, age 28. Buried: BURNHAM THORPE (ALL SAINTS)
CHURCHYARD Norfolk, United Kingdom. Son of Frederick and Alice Ives,
of Burnham Thorpe.
are plaques within the church celebrating Admiral Haoratio Nelson.
left of nave in the parish church of Burnham Thorpe
ROOD is set up
IMPERIAL DAUGHTERS of the EMPIRE
as a grateful tribute
to the memory of LORD NELSON
and his service to the EMPIRE.
the pulpit in the parish church of Burnham Thorpe.
the Glory of God
and in memory of his servant
HORATIO VISCOUNT NELSON
of the NILE and BURNHAM THORPE
this pulpit was given by
Sir William Lancaster Knight and his sister
and was dedicated by the
Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of Thetford
February 19th 1905.
28 April, 2006