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FRITTON WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2017

Fritton is a village in Norfolk, situated about 9 kilometres south-west of Great Yarmouth. The memorial is to be found in St Catherine Church, The Street-North End, Fritton, Norfolk. It takes the form of a brass plaque showing those who died and those who served; the plaque is affixed to the interior wall.

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TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND IN
GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THOSE MEMBERS OF
FRITTON PARISH WHO
SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR.
1914-1918

KILLED
TYRRELL G E
George Ellis Tyrrell. Lance Corporal G/19211. 7th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 24th August 1918. Grandson of William and Mary Tyrrell, son of Dennis and Annie Maria Tyrrell. Husband of Gertrude E Tyrrell (nee Partridge). Born c1886 Fritton, Norfolk, enlisted Mill Hill and resident Bush Hill Park, MDX. Commemorated Bucquoy Road Cemetery. VII.A.18.
WATLING B H
Bertie Harold Watling. Private 29706. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 14th October 1917. Son of Thomas and Emma Watling of Fritton, Norfolk. Born 13th August 1891 Fritton and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3.
WINEARLS A F
Augustus Frederick Winearls. Private 6428. 15th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 21037 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 22nd October 1918. Son of Edgar and Elizabeth Winearls. Born 1897 Long Stratton, enlisted Norwich and resident Long Stratton, Norfolk. Commemorated Guignies Communal Cemetery.
WOUNDED
CATCHPOLE C T
CHAPLIN W A
HOWES B E
LING N G W
PITELEN G H
TYRRELL E E
SERVED ABROAD
BATLEY A C
BETTS T H
BETTS F H
CATCHPOLE R H
GOLEBY A G
PITELEN G H
SEAMAN A
SIMMONS A
SMITH R G
WARLING T H
PAYNE W
GUNNER STANLEY JOHN EKE. RA.
1939-1945
L COL. RUPERT MONTAGUE JACOB. MC.KPM.
EKE Stanley John
Gunner 960649. 67 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 14th November 1942, aged 25 years. Son of Mr and Mrs William Eke. Husband of Ena Ellen Eke (nee Page) of Fritton, Norfolk. Father of Derrick S Eke. Commemorated Alamein Memorial.
JACOB Rupert Montague
Military Cross. Kings Police Medal. Lieutenant Colonel. 10th Baluch Regiment. Son of Colonel Herbert Bruce and Agnes Kate Jacob. Husband of Edith Anna Jacob (nee Hotson). Born 1886 Cheltenham, GLS and died 6th June 1942. Commemorated Rangoon Memorial.

Last updated 6 July, 2017

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