The World War 1 memorial
can be found inside the church of St. Andrew, East Lexham, and has painted
on it St. George and Dragon.
Copyright © Lynda Smith - 2004
3436, 1s/5th Battalion (Territorial), Norfolk Regiment. Died at
Gallipoli 28th August 1915. Aged 32. Born Litcham, enlisted East
Dereham. Son of William and Hannah Butcher; husband of Edith Frances
Butcher, of East Lexham, King's Lynn. No known grave. Commemorated
on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 42 to 44.
William CRISP, Private 20944, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed
in action 28th September 1916. Born London, enlisted Norwich, resident
Hardley. Formerly 17770, Norfolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated
on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.
Harry NICE, Lance Corporal 16472, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
Killed in action 26th March 1918. Born Sudbury, Suffolk, enlisted
Norwich. Awarded the Military medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated
on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 23.
17521, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 12th April
1918. Aged 24. Born Castleacre, Swaffham. enlisted Norwich, resident
East Lexham. Son of Robert and Emily Sculpher, of Newton Rd., Castle
Acre, King's Lynn. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL,
Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1.
Bombardier 32547, Machine Gun Corps (Motor Branch). Died of wounds
in United Kingdom 21st September 1916. Born East Lexham. enlisted
Norwich, resident Swaffham. Son of William Herbert and Thirza Anna
Seaman, of East Lexham. Buried in south-east part of ST. ANDREW
CHURCHYARD, EAST LEXHAM, Norfolk.
G/9095, 6th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed
in action 27th November 1916. Aged 25. Born Litcham. enlisted Norwich,
resident East Lexham. Son of David and Alice Wilgress, of East Lenham
(sic), Norfolk. Buried in WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY, Pas de Calais,
France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 12.
15 May, 2009