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GREAT YARMOUTH SINCE WORLD WAR 2 WAR MEMORIAL

Post World War 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright ©
Martin Edwards 2016

The post World War 2 memorial consists of a brass plaque affixed to the World War 2 memorial and lists 6 names.roll

Photograph above Courtesy & Copyright © Rosemary Browne 2011
SEXTON Robert William

Constable 4405, Palestine Police Force. Killed when shot at near Mustashfa Police Billet, Jerusalem, while out walking 14 November 1947. Aged 20. Palestine 1947. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frank Sexton, of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Buried in Jerusalem Protestant Cemetery, Israel. Plot G. Grave 28.

WELLS Thomas

Signalman 14047529, 7 H.Q. Signals, Royal Signals. Killed when travelling on the Cairo-Haifa train that was mined near Rehoboth 22 April Palestine 1947. Aged 19. Born 26 June 1927 in Great Yarmouth. Son of Benjamin Thomas Wells and Gladys May Wells, of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. Plot 9. Row G. Grave 5.

BRANDON John

Lance Corporal 22970066, Royal Military Police Corps. Died in Kinrara, Seminyih area, Malaya, 12 January 1956. Aged 20. Born 16 July 1935. Buried in Cheras Road Christian Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Row 22. Grave 1180.

 

COOK Malcolm Alan

Private 23318396, 1st Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died when the vehicle he was travelling in passed over a landmine on the Limassol to Kato Polemidhia road, Cyprus, 4 November 1956. Aged 18. Born 21 December 1937, resident Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk. Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia. Plot 23. Row C. Grave 14.

SQUIRES Kenneth Thomas

Private 23281420, 1st Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died when their lorry skidded off the road to Halassa and plunged into a ravine, Cyprus, 1 September 1956. Aged 19. 19 July 1937. Member of the battalion 'Stand By Section'. Buried in Wayne's Keep Military Cemetery, Nicosia. Plot 23. Row A. Grave 8.

SYMONDS Albert F

Private. Korea 1956. [Korean War lasted from 1952-1953]

Last updated 15 August, 2016

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