War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2013
Field Dalling memorial is to be found on the south wall of St Andrew's
church, Field Dalling. It takes the form of a bronze plaque mounted
onto a wooden backboard with the inscription in relief and a foliate
and berry border around the edge of the plaque. There are eight names
listed showing name, unit, regiment/force, date of death and where they
Copyright © Michael Peck 2013
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF FIELD DALLING
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR
1914 - 1919
41370. 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 5495 Norfolk Regiment.
Died of wounds 9th March 1917. Born Field Dalling, enlisted Norwich
and resident Field Dalling, Norfolk. Buried Dernancourt Communal
Cemetery Extension. VI.C.23.
Corporal 13819. 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action
28th April 1917. Son of John and Ellen Bilham of Greencroft, Blakeney,
Norfolk. Born Field Dalling, Norfolk and enlisted Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
Buried Browns Copse Cemetery. III.G.10.
name is actually Roger Michael Chaworth-Musters. Second Lieutenant.
56 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and Leicestershire Regiment. Died
7th May 1917, aged 19 years. Son of George and Mabel Violet Chaworth-Musters
of Field Dalling, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Arras Flying
1st Class K/28773, HMS ‘Vanguard’, Royal Navy. Died 9th in home
waters July 1917, aged 22 years. Son of William and Myriam Bridgewater
of Field Dalling, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Chatham Naval
Stanley Lucas, birth recorded 1898 and enlists as Stanley Lucas.
Private 202721. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of
wounds 5th April 1918. Son of Arthur and Jane Lucas. Present Field
Dalling 1911. Born Germansweek, Devon, enlisted St Pauls Churchyard,
LND and resident London (place unspecified). Buried Cologne Southern
40232. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 28th June
1918 [memorial states 27th], aged 32 years. Son of Arthur Knights
of Field Dalling, Norfolk. Enlisted Cromer, Norfolk. Buried Aire
Communal Cemetery. III.E.17.
41382. 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 5997 Norfolk Regiment.
Died of wounds 13th April 1918. Son of George W and Emma E Doughty.
Husband of Emilie Doughty (nee Wust) of Guild House Cottage, Thorpe
St Andrew, Norfolk. Born 1889 Field Dalling, enlisted Norwich and
resident Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk. Buried St Pierre Cemetery. XII.G.4.
William Doughty on birth and marriage record, W E Doughty on military
record. Private 7647. 6th Battalion, Essex Regiment, transferred
to 459422 429th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps. Died 25th February
1919, aged 32 years. Son of George W and Emma E Doughty. Husband
of Selina Jane Doughty (nee Lane) of 55 Holly Road, Chiswick, London.
Born Saxlingham, Norfolk. Buried Field Dalling (St Andrew) Churchyard.
NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE."
10 August, 2016