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FELBRIGG WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed, photographed Carolynn Langley; researched Lynda Smith 2004

The War memorial is situated on the Village Green at Felbrigg. It is very weathered and lichen covered, and is hard to read in places.

Photographs Copyright © Paul Radford 2010

TO KEEP IN MEMORY THE
MEN OF FELBRIGG
WHO FELL IN THE
GREAT WAR

THEIR NAME LIVETH
FOR EVERMORE

1914- 1918

CAWSTON

Robert W

Probably Private 1st Class 43934. No. 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot, Royal Air Force. Died on 15th November 1918. Buried: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. V. E. 56.

DURRANT

Harry

Private 203701. 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 26th October 1917. Aged 24. Born Felbrigg. Enlisted Cromer. Son of George and Rosanna Durrant; husband of Amelia Elizabeth Durrant, of Aylmerton, Roughton, Norfolk. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34 to 35 and 162A.

GRIMES

John Robert

Private 16305. 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 7th October 1915. Aged 36. Born Felbrigg. Enlisted Norwich. Son of John and Mary Ann Grimes of Felbrigg, Roughton, Norfolk. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4.

KETTLE

Charles

Private 15421. 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 15th September 1916. Aged 32. Born Roughton. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. W. Kettle, of Lower Farm, Felbrigg, Roughton, Norwich. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

KETTLE

James

probably James David KETTLE, Private 18804, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Rgiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 22nd April 1916. Born Buxton, Goldby, Norfolk, enlisted Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq. Panel 10.

LAMBERT

Ernest

probably Ernest Albert LAMBERT, Lance Corporal 15414, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 15th September 1916. Aged 24. Born Foulsham, enlist Norwich. Son of George and Jane Lambert, of 30, The Terrace, Saxlingham, Holt, Norfolk. Buried in Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France. Plot V. Row I. Grave 8. Grave states buried near this spot.

LAMBERT

William

Private 60527. 27th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 20th April 1918. Born Felbrigg. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2.

LAWRENCE

Charles

Possibly Charles Frederick Lawrence. Private 9103. 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers. Killed in action in Gallipoli on 28th May 1915. Born Swafield, Norfolk. Lived Southrepps, Norfolk. Enlisted Cromer. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 185 to 190.

LAWRENCE

George Henry

Private 16306. 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 27th March 1918. Aged 24. Born Felbrigg. Enlisted Norwich. Son of George and Sarah Lawrence, of Felbrigg; husband of Maud Lilian Turner (formerly Lawrence), of Marble Hill Lodge, Felbrigg, Roughton, Norwich. Buried: Serre Road Cemetery No. 1, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. VII. C. 2/13.

SNOWIE

Hugh A

Private 203015. 5th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 23rd July 1918. Born and enlisted Inverness. Enlisted Cromer, Norfolk. Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 9.

THURSTON (Croix de Guerre, Belgium)

James

Lance Corporal 21119. 1st Battalion Border Regiment. Formerly 16303 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 1st October 1918. Aged 26. Born and lived Felbrigg. Enlisted Norfolk. Son of James Thurston, of Felbrigg, Roughton, Norfolk. Awarded Croix de Guerre (Belgium). Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 85 to 86.

WARD

Harry

Originally enlisted as Private 4837, Norfolk Regiment then re-enlisted as Private 241063, 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. He was involved in skirmishes in Palestine and was reported as missing in action on 19 April 1917. Born in Felbrigg in 1897, son of James Henry and Florence Mary (nee Mayes) Ward. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panels 12 to 15.

Inside the Church of ST MARGARET on the FELBRIGG ESTATE.
(This is inaccessible by car and requires a walk of half a mile across a field)

Marble Tablet with coat of arms to right of the nave by the pulpit:

IN MEMORY OF FLYING OFFICER
RICHARD THOMAS WYNDHAM-KETTON-CREMER

ROYAL AIR FORCE V.R.
Born 11th August 1909
killed in active service
during battle of Crete in May 1941.

KETTON-CREMER

Richard Thomas Wyndham

Flying Officer 75788. 30 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 31st May 1941. Commemorated: Alamein Memorial, Egypt. Column 241.

Marble Plaque to the left of the nave

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
WILLIAM WINDHAM
VICE ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE
Eldest son of
Dr. LUKIN DEAN OF WELLS BY CATHERINE
Daughter of ROBERT LEE DOUGHTY ESQ
of Hanworth
He was born 20th Sept 1768
and died 12th January 1833 aged 64 years.
By will he succeeded to the name and property
of his uncle the Late Right Honourable
WILLIAM WINDHAM upon demise of his widow in 1824.
VICE ADMIRAL WINDHAM married in 1804 ANN
second daughter of PETER THELLUSSON Esq of
Broadsworth Co. York. By her he had issue
seven sons and six daughters of whom
survived him
with the exception of GEORGE a Lieut in the Navy
who died at MALTA and THOMAS who died an infant.

23 June 2005

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