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FIELD DALLING WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2013

The 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 died.

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TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF FIELD DALLING
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR
1914 - 1919

COOKE Herbert
Private 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.
BILHAM William Charles
Lance 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.
MUSTERS Roger C
His 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 Services Memorial.
BRIDGWATER Richard
Stoker 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 Memorial. 23.
LUCAS Thomas Stanley
Thomas 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 Cemetery. VIII.B.5.
KNIGHTS Ernest Robert
Private 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.
DOUGHTY Herbert George
Private 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.
DOUGHTY Ernest William
Ernest 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.

"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE."

Last updated 10 August, 2016

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