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EAST WINCH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright ©Martin Edwards 2017

The war memorial for East Winch is on the north wall of All Saints church, at the west end. It lists the men who served and indicates those who died. The names have been sorted into alphabetical order here for ease of reading and research.

Photograph copyright © Shaz Ann 2017

THE
GREAT WAR 1914 1918
EAST WINCH ROLL OF HONOUR
ERECTED BY THIS GRATEFUL VILLAGE
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOUR
OF ITS FAITHFUL SONS WHO FOUGHT
FOR ENGLAND AND LIBERTY

ADAMS
W H
 
Served
ARTER
Horace
 
Served. Baptised in East Winch 27 December 1896, son of Robert and Mary Ann Arter. Born 28 November 1896, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School 1900. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born East Winch, resident with his parents, Robert and Mary Ann Arter, in Pump Row, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk.
BERRY
Albert
R.I.P. 
Private 20649, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died at sea 13 August 1915. Born West Lynn, Norfolk, enlisted Norwich, resident Middleton, Norfolk. Formerly 17583, Norfolk Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born West Lynn, a Labourer on Farm, resident with his parents, Matthew and Fanny Berry, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 146 to 151 or 229 to 233.
BLACKWELL
E
 
Served
BOLT
Francis [R]
 
Served. Born 27 February 1891, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School 1895. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, son of Philip Bartlett and Elizabeth Bolt, resident Church Lane, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk.
BROWN
Sidney [Osmond]
 
Served. Baptised 21 August 1887 in East Winch, son of Benjamin and Sarah Jane Brown.
BROWN
William John
R.I.P.
Private 9328, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 21 March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Benjamin and Sarah Jane Brown, of Lynn Rd., East Winch, King's Lynn. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.
BUGDALE
R T
 
Served
DURRANT
T H
 
Served
EDWARDS
Bert Timothy
R.I.P. 
Private 41614, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 31 May 1917. Born Denver, Norfolk, enlisted King's Lynn, resident East Winch. Husband of Mrs. D. M. Edwards, of Church Row, Middleton, King's Lynn. Formerly 5746, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Row E. Grave 79.
GAGE
William Arthur
 
Served. Born 13 September 1898, baptised as Arthur William Gage on 30 October 1898 in East Winch, son of William and Harriet. Admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School 1902 as William Gage. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born East Winch, resident with his parents, William and Harreatt (sic) Gage, in Station Road, East Winch, Norfolk.
GOODWYN
Philip William
 
Served. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Middleton, Norfolk, at school, resident with his parents, William and Ellen Goodwyn, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Norfolk.
GRIFFIN
Walter [Ezra]
 
Served. Born 10 February 1899, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School 1904. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born East Winch. son of John and Elizabeth Griffin, resident in Gayton Thorpe Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk.
HARPER
Robert [Lawrence]
 
Served. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Middleton, a Stable Boy on farm, son of Charlotte Harper (a widow), resident in Lynn Road E Winch Kings Lynn, East Winch, Norfolk.
IVATTS
G
 
Served
JACKSON
J
 
Served
NEAL
George Arthur
 
Served. In the 1881 census he was less than 1 year old, born East Winch, son of George and Lucy Neal, resident East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1891 census he was aged 11, born East Winch, a scholar, resident with his widowed mother, Lucy, in Pump Row, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1901 census he was aged 21, born East Winch, an Agricultural Labourer, resident with his widowed mother, Lucy, in Pump Row, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk.
NEAL
[Charles] Henry
 
Served. Driver T/4/185082, Royal Army Service Corps. Born 3 November 1895 and baptised 11 November 1895 in East Winch, son of Sarah Elizabeth Neal. Admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School 1899. Attested 15 April 1916, joined 19 April 1916 at at Park Royal, aged 20 years 5 months. Resident Estuary Bank, North Lynn, King's Lynn. Sawyer by trade. Son of Sarah Yaxley, of Estuary Bank, North Lynn, King's Lynn. Height 5 feet 11½ inches, chest 37¼ inches. Appointed Lance Corporal 10 July 1917. Demobilised 22 December 1919.
NEAL
Herbert
 
Served. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, born Norfolk, resident with his parents, William and Louisa Neal, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, born East Winch, a Telegraph Messenger, resident with his parents, William and Louisa Neal, in Pump Row, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born East Winch, resident with his parents, William and Louisa Neal, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Kings Lynn, Norfolk.
NEAL
Reginald
 
Served, removed from a French military hospital, suffering from an acute attack of dysentery, to the Kitchener Hospital, Brighton. Born 22 June 1899, baptised 30 July 1899 at East Winch, son of Benjamin and Susan Neal; brother of Stanley (below). In the 1901 census he was aged 1, born East Winch, resident with his parents, Benjamin and Susan Neal, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. Admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1903. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born East Winch, Norfolk, resident Lynn Road, East Winch, Kings Lynn. Married Florence C Wilgress in 1925.
NEAL
Stanley [James]
 
Served. Brother of Reginald (above). Baptised as James Stanley Neal 31 December 1893 at East Winch, son of Benjamin and Susan Neal. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, resident with his parents, Benjamin and Susan Neal, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born East Winch. a Labourer on estate, resident with his parents, Benjamin and Susan Neal, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk.
NICHOLLS
Frederic A
 
Served. Born 23 July 1899, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1911. Son of Arthur Nicholls.
PALGRAVE
J A
 
Served
PEASE
Charles
 
Served. Born 11 September 1890, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1900. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Norfolk, resident with his parents, William and Annet (sic) Pease, in Railway Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Burnham Overy, Norfolk, a Horseman on farm, resident with his parents William and Anna Pease, at Station Farm, East Winch, Norfolk. Brother of James (below).
PEASE
James William
 
Served. Born 24 January 1897, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1901. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Burnham Norton, Norfolk, a Cow Boy on Farm, resident with his parents, William and Anna Pease, at Station Farm, East Winch, Norfolk. Brother of Charles (above).
POLL
Lewis [Henry]
 
Served. Born 29 September 1900, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 18904, son of Henry Poll.
POLL
Sydney [Ernest]
 
Served. Born 3 August 1897, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1902. son of Henry Poll. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born East Winch, son of Henry and Harriet Poll, resident in Gayton Thorpe Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. Brother of Wiliam Edward (below).
POLL
William Edward
 
Served. Born 22 February 1898 and baptised as Edward William Poll 26 March 1899 in East Winch, son of Henry and Harriet Poll. Admitted as Edward William Poll to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1902. Listed as Edward William Poll in the census. In the 1901 census he is aged 2, born East Winch, resident with his parents, Henry and Harriet Poll, in Gayton Thorpe Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he is aged 12, born East Winch, at school, resident with his parents, Henry and Harriet Poll, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Norfolk. Brother of Sydney (above).
REED
William Charles
 
Served. Baptised as William Charles Read 5 January 1890 at East Winch, son of John William and Lousia Read. Born 9 December 1889, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1893, son of John Reed. Listed as William Chas Read in the 1891 census, aged 1, born Norfolk, resident with his parents, John W and Louisa Read (sic), in Walton Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In tyhe 1901 census he is aged 11, born East Winch, resident with his parents, John William and Louisa Reed, in Railway Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk.
REEVE
Albert Edward
R.I.P. 
Private 30006, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 October 1916 while holding the front trench at Regina, near Albert. Born 29 December 1895, and resident East Winch, Norfolk, enlisted King's Lynn, Norfolk. Baptised 2 February 1896 at East Winch, son of John and Susannah Reeve. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born East Winch, resident with his widowed mother, Susannah, in Pump Row, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. Admiited East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School, East Winch, in 1901. Brother of William A (below) and Herbert G (below). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
REEVE
Charles Edward
 
Served. Born 2 December 1899, baptised 4 February 1900 at East Winch, son of William and Mary Ann Reeve. In the 1901 census he is aged 1, born East Winch, son of William and Mary A Reeve, resident in Railway Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. Brother of Frederick (below). Admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1904.
REEVE
Frederick aka Freddy
 
Served. Private S/4/111158, 257th Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Born East Winch in 21 August 1892, resident King's Lynn, baptised East Winch 10 April 1892. Attested 10 May 1915 at Bury St Edmunds, aged 27. Drayman by trade. Married. Invalided to England 26 April 1919 with Orchitis, discharged from hospital, Chester, transferred to Class Z Army Reserve on Demoblisation 24 May 1919; claimed disability but was rejected. Resident West Winch, Norfolk. One daughter, Kathleen Olive Hodgson born 10 January 1912. Height 5 feet 11 inches, weight 150 lbs, chest 35 inches. In the 1901 census he is listed as Freddy, aged 9. born East Winch, resident with his parents, William and Mary A Reeve, in Railway Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he is aged 19, born East Winch, a Labourer on farm, resident with his parents, William and Mary Ann Reeve, in West Bilney Road, East Winch, Norfolk. Brother of Charles E (above). Admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1896 as Freddy Reeve, son of William Reeve.
REEVE
Herbert George
 
Served. Born 13 December 1897, baptised 2 January 1898 in East Winch, son of John and Susannah. Born 3 December 1897, Admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1901, son of Susannah. In the 1901 census he is aged 3, born East Winch, son of Susannah Reeve (a widow), resident in Pump Row, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he is aged 13, born East Winch, a Farm Labourer, resident with his widowed mother, Susannah, in Pump Row, East Winch, Norfolk. Brother of William A (below) and Albert Edward (above).
REEVE
James [Thomas]
R.I.P. 
Private 13624, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 20. Born Garboldisham, Norfolk, enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Son of Noah and Betsy Reeve. Born 13 April 1898, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1903, son of James Reeve. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born East Winch, resident with his parents, Robert and Elizabeth Reeve, in Church Lane, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born East Winch, a Farm Labourer, resident with his parents, Robert and Elizabeth Reeve, in Church Lane, East Winch, Norfolk. Baptised 2 June 1895 in East Winch, son of Robert and Elizabeth. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
REEVE
John
 
Served. Born 10 August 1884, baptised 14 September 1884 in East Winch, son of James and Susan. In the 1891 census he is aged 6, born Norfolk, a scholar, resident with his parents, James and Susan Reeve, in Walton Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1901 census he is aged 16, born East Winch, Horse man on farm, resident with his parents, James and Susan Reeve, in Walton Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk.
REEVE
William Arthur
 
Served. Baptised 11 September 1892 in East Winch, son of John and Susannah Reeve. Born 17 August 1892, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1897, son of John Reeve. In the 1901 census he is aged 8, born East Winch, resident with his widowed mother, Susannah, in Pump Row, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. Brother of Herbert G (above) and Albert Edward (above).
REEVE
William Thomas
 
Served. Baptised 29 May 1892 in East Winch, son of James and Sarah Elizabeth Reeve. Born 7 May 1891, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1902, son of James Reeve.
SCALES
B
 
Served
STANFORTH
Albert
 
Served. Born 7 June 1890, admitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1893, son of Stephen Stanforth. Baptised 17 August 1890 in East Winch, son of Stepehen and Rebecca Stanforth. In the 1891 census he is aged 1, born East Winch, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Carpet, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1901 census he is aged 10, born East Winch, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. . In the 1911 census he is aged 20, Labourer on a farm, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Carr Pits, East Winch, Norfolk. Brother of Ernestand George (below).
STANFORTH
Ernest
 
612797 then T/455829, 128th (Prisoner of War) Company, Labour Corps. Attested 28 February 1916, aged 29. Born circa 1887 in East Winch. General labourer. Height 5 feet 61/8 inches, weight 139lbs, chest 37½ inches. Also served as 5/5518, 3/5th (Reserve) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Transferred to Class Z Army Reserve on Demoblisation 26 September 1919. Transferred to Manchester Regiment, service no. 270107 22 June 1917. Transferred to Labour Company 29 July 1918. Baptised 27 June 1886 in East Winch, son of Stephen and Rebecaa Stanforth. In the 1891 census he is aged 4, born East Winch, a scholar, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Carpet, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1901 census he is aged 14, born East Winch, an Agricultural Labourer, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he is aged 24, Labourer on a farm, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Carr Pits, East Winch, Norfolk. Brother of Albert (above) and George (below).
STANFORTH
George
 
Served. Baptised 3 February 1884 in East Winch, son of Stephen and Rebecaa Stanforth. In the 1891 census he is aged 7, born East Winch, a scholar, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Carpet, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1901 census he is aged 17, born East Winch, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Lynn Road, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he is aged 26, Labourer on a farm, resident with his parents, Stephen and Rebecca, in Carr Pits, East Winch, Norfolk. Brother of Albert and Ernest (above).
UNDERWOOD
A E
 
Served
UNDERWOOD
A J
 
Served
UNDERWOOD
Joseph
 
Served. Born 3 March 1897, ddmitted to East Winch National/Church of England Voluntary Aided School in 1909. In the 1911 census he is aged 14, born Kings Lynn, a Farm Labourer, resident with his parents, John and Sarah Underwood, in Pump Row, East Winch, Norfolk.
UNDERWOOD
S E
 
Served
UNDERWOOD
W H
 
Served
WESTON
Robert Benjamin
R.I.P. 
Stoker 1st Class K/17110, H.M.S. "Queen Mary", Royal Navy. Killed in action 31 May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland. Aged 21. Born 7 June 1894 at Wallsham (sic), Norfolk. Brother of Louisa, of Sound Street Lowestoft. Formerly employed as a Gardener. Enlisted 2 December 1912 for 12 years, height 5 feet 41/10 inches, chest 36½ inches, light brown hair, blue eyes, fair complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 20.
WHALLEY
C K
 
Served
WHILEY
John
 
Served. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Middleton, Norfolk, an Agricultural labourer on farm, resident with his parents, John and Jane Whiley, in Grancourt, East Winch, Freebridge Lynn, Norfolk.

Last updated 19 November, 2017

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