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COLBY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith 2003

Colby is a village north east of Aylsham.The plaque is in the Church Porch.

1914 – 1918
BURDETT Cecil Henry

Private 23421. 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 23 July 1916. Age 21. Born Colby. Enlisted Cromer. Son of Mary Anna Bates, of Colby, Norfolk. Buried: LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Ref. I. D. 34.

COOPER Arthur Walter

Private 40351. 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment. Formerly 28198 Essex Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 27 March 1918. Age 26. Born Erpingham. Enlisted Cromer. Son of Mrs. J. Williamson; husband of Kate Edith Earl (formerly Cooper), of Suffield St., Suffield, Norwich. Commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 25.

DOUGHTY Frederick

Private 269577. Hertfordshire Regiment. Formerly 5658 Essex Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 31 July 1917. Age 24. Born and lived Colby. Enlisted Luton. Son of James and Emily Doughty, of Colby, Aylsham, Norfolk. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56

DANIELS William Edward

Private 1637. 2nd/6th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Died Saturday 20 March 1915. Enlisted North Walsham. Buried: COLBY (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

HARDINGHAM D’Arcy Walter William

Private G/27181. 13th Bn., East Surrey Regiment. Died Saturday 28 September 1918. Age 19. Born Colby. Enlisted Norwich. Son of William and Ellen Hardingham, of Buck Brigg, Hanworth, Norwich. Born at Colby. Buried: COLBY (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

JORDAN Stanley Arthur

Private 51351. 15th Bn., Cheshire Regiment. Formerly S/32823 RASC. Killed in action Wednesday 27 March 1918. Born Southrepps. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 35 and 36

LEE Charles Herbert

Pioneer 356736. Royal Engineers. Died Thursday 14 November 1918. Age 26. Husband of K. G. Scott (formerly Lee), of Plumstead Hall Cottage, Aldborough. Buried; COLBY (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk, United Kingdom. (Not on CD)

LOWN(E) Bertie Harold

Private 22779. 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 11 August 1917. Age 19. Born Colby. Enlisted Norwich. Son of William and Laura Leo Norah Lown, of Bridge Rd., Colby, Aylsham, Norfolk. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

MATTHEWS Frederick John

Private 16077. 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 13 October 1915. Age 19. Born Colby. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Frederick and Edith M. Matthews, of Suffield, Norwich. Commemorated: LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.

ROUSE Stanley Herbert

Private G/67256. 2nd Bn., London Regt (Royal Fusiliers). Formerly 18679 29th T.R. Battn. Died of wounds Wednesday 3 April 1918. Age 19. Born Burnham. Lived Aldborough. Enlisted Cromer. Son of Walter George and Martha Rouse, of Long Rd., Colby, Norfolk. Buried: CHAUNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Ref. 5. G. 11.

SARSBY Reginald Ambler

Second Lieutenant. 10th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 22 December 1915. Age 22. Son of Charles Anthony and Emily Sarsby, of "Aireville, Colby, Aylsham, Norfolk. Native of Bradford. Yorks. Buried: GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref II. T. 10.

TURNER Alfred Edward

Private 15323. 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday 21 September 1916. Age 30. Born Rollesby. Enlisted Norwich. Son of John and Elizabeth Turner, of Walcot, Norfolk; husband of Mrs. N. Turner, of Colby, Long Rd., Aylsham, Norfolk. Buried: GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Ref. I. H. 9.

1939 – 1945
HALL Edward Lewis

Corporal 5772889. 5th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Saturday 23 October 1943. Age 21. Son of Harry and Mabel Elizabeth Hall, of Colby, Norfolk. Buried: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Ref. 6. P. 8.

HUDSON Sidney

Private 977178. 2nd Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment. Died Saturday 8 July 1944. Age 24. Son of George Donald and Charlotte Elizabeth Hudson, of Colby, Norfolk. Buried RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Ref. II. C. 25.

17 May 2003

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