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DILHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith 2003

A small village south east of North Walsham.

1914-1918
DEWINGLawson J

Private 82723. 29th Bn., Middlesex Regiment transf. to (197924) 429th Agricultural Coy. , Labour Corps. Died Tuesday 25 February 1919. Age 21. Son of Mrs. J. Hannant, of Broad Fenn, Dilham. Buried: DILHAM (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk.

DURRANT Frederick William

Private 23084. 7th Bn., Border Regiment. Formerly 18995 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 20 November 1917. Age 25. Born Wicklewood. Lived Smallburgh. Enlisted Bridgend, Glamorgan. Son of James and Sarah Durrant, of Dilham, Norwich. Commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 85 to 86.

FAULKEWilliam James

Lieutenant 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 21 March 1918. Commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.

FISKEHarold

Lance Corporal 20856. 2nd Bn., Essex Regiment. Formerly 17780 Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 15 July 1918. Age 25. Born and lived Dilham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of James and Mary Fiske, of Dilham, Norfolk. Buried: NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, Kassel, Hessen, Germany. Ref. VIII. B. 8.

MORTERArthur

Private 20575. 1st Bn., Essex Regiment. Formerly 17880 Norfolk Regiment. Died at sea Friday 13 August 1915. Age 29. Born and lived Dilham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Walter and Sarah A. Morter, of Dilham, Norfolk. Commemorated: HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.

MORTERSidney

Private 20576. 1st Bn., Essex Regiment. Formerly 17882 Norfolk Regiment. Died at sea n
Friday 13 August 1915. Age 28. Born and lived Dilham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Walter and Sarah A. Morter, of Dilham, Norfolk. Commemorated: HELLES MEMORIALTurkey Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.

1939-1945
FISKESidney Harold

Private 5775590. 6th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Monday 26 January 1942. Age 24. Commemorated: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Column 50.

GOLDER Basil Albert

Private 5775595. 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Friday 13 February 1942. Age 25. Son of James Albert and Blanche Constance Golder, of Dilham, Norfolk. Buried: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Ref. 27. A. 19.

MORTIMER Bertie

Royal Artillery - Probably: Bertie William Mortimer. Gunner 6100191. 72 Anti-Tank Regt., Royal Artillery. Died Sunday 4 June 1944. Age 24. Son of Edgar and Gertrude May Mortimer. Buried: CASERTA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Ref. II, A, 5.

HANNANT Gilbert

Bombardier 951054. 1 Regt., Royal Horse Artillery. Died Friday 29 May 1942. Age 24. Son of Hilda M. Dugdale, of Dilham, Norfolk. Buried: KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Ref. 8. E. 21.

SIMPSONAlexander

Norfolk Regiment - Probably: Alexander Brown Simpson. Private 5772635. 7th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Wednesday 12 June 1940. Age 25. Buried: STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. Ref. Divn. 67. Row S. Grave 1.

13 May 2003
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