YARMOUTH SINCE WORLD WAR 2
World War 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin
post World War 2 memorial consists of a brass plaque affixed to
the World War 2 memorial and lists 6 names.roll
above Courtesy & Copyright © Rosemary Browne 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Korea 1956. [Korean War lasted from 1952-1953]
15 August, 2016