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EDGEFIELD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2004

Edgefield is a small village; the War memorial is situated on the green; it is weathered and hard to read.

Photograph Copyright © Martin Edwards 2004

TO KEEP REMEMBRANCE OF
THE MEN OF EDGEFIELD WHO
WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

THE FALLEN

COLEMAN

Percy Harold

Private 35992, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 10th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 18. Born Edgefield, enlisted Norwich. Only son of George Coleman, of Edgefield Green, Melton Constable, Norfolk, and the late Elizabeth Coleman. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4.

FABB

Thomas

Private G/60147, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment. Died of wounds 11th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Enlisted Norwich, resident Melton Constable. Son of Herbert and Catherine Fabb, of Edgefield, Melton Constable, Norfolk. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVII. Row EE. Grave 7A.

JACOBS

George Edward

[Listed as George Edmund on SDGW] Private 23431, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 19th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born Edgefield, enlisted Cromer. Son of Mrs. Anna Jacobs, of Holt Rd., Edgefield, Melton Constable, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL , Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

PECK

Charles Rowland

Private 29069, 1st Battalion Essex Regiment. Killed in action 14th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 36. Born and resident Edgefield, enlisted Cromer. Husband of Violet Peck, of Ramsgate St., Edgefield, Milton Constable, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

PECK

Percy [Hubert]

Private 235702, 7th (Service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died 6th June 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born and resident Edgefield, enlisted Norwich. Son of H. A. and Selina Peck, of The Shop, Edgefield, Melton Constable, Norfolk. Formerly 3571, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave Q. II. I. 1.

WOUNDED

GRAND

Charles R

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GRAND

George W

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JACOBS

Thomas W

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LOCK

George

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MORTRAM

John

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RICHES

James

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WOOLSEY

Frederick

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SERVED

BECKETT

A

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BROWN

A

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BROWN

J

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COLEMAN

J A

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COLEMAN

I C?

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COLEMAN

H

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COOPER

W

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CHESTNEY

W

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CATTEN

E R

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EDWARDS

S

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FABB

H

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GRAVELING

J

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HOLLAND

A D

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J

[Eroded beyond recognition] No further information currently

JACOBS

A J

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JACOBS

E C

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LOCK

C

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MAY

N H

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NEWLAND

F

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NEWSTEAD

T

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OLLEY?

W H

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PECK

W

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REYNOLDS

C J?

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SNELLING

H R

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WRIGHT

H

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WRIGHT

H C

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WOOLSEY

C?

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YARHAM

R

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THE MEN WERE VERY GOOD
UNTO US AND WE WERE NOT HURT
THEY WERE A WAY UNTO US
BY NIGHT AND BY DAY

20 July 2004

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