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FRING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcription: Carolynn Langley; Research: Lynda Smith 2003

Fring is situated north east of King’s Lynn.

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© Carolynn Langley 2003

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN THE MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

 1914 – 1918

DUSGATE

Richard Edmund

Second Lieutenant 46th Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Died 19th December 1917. Aged 20. Son of Richard Dusgate and Rose Ada Dusgate, of Fring Hall, Docking, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Buried: Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. IV. F. 14.

SPOONER

Clarence

Private 240781. 1st/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died in Palestine on 19th April 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted East Dereham. Son of William and Deborah Spooner, of Fring, Docking, Norfolk. Commemorated: Jerusalem Memorial. Panels 12 to 15

MEEK

Herbert

Serjeant 27871. 6th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Formerly 16364 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 17th October 1918. Born and lived Fring. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Samuel and Alice Meek, of Fring, King's Lynn. Buried: St. Souplet British Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. Regiment: I. B. 37.

FARTHING

Norman

Private 21342. 8th Battalion Border Regiment. Formerly 18700 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 5th July 1916. Aged 21. Born Fring. Lived King’s Lynn. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mrs. Charlotte Farthing, of Fring, King's Lynn. Buried: Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuile, Somme, France. Ref. X. F. 3.

STEWARD

Albert

Private 16611. 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 21st April 1915. Born Sedgeford. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Regiment: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4

WRIGHT

Charles

Lance Corporal 202277. 2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 29th March 1918. Aged 32. Born Tattersett, Norfolk. Enlisted Doncaster, Yorkshire. Son of Daniel Wood Wright and Ann Mary Wright, of Fring, Docking, Norfolk. Buried: Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery, Somme, France. EXTENSION. Ref. I. H. 6

3 October 2003

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