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HANWORTH MEMORIAL HALL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Peter Busby 2010

Hanworth is a hamlet near to Aldborough and Aylsham in North Norfolk. There are two Rolls of Honour within the Memorial Hall listing both those who served and those who died. These memorials reflect those found in Hanworth Church.

Photographs Copyright © Peter Busby 2010

HANWORTH ROLL OF HONOUR
1914 - 1918

ATTEW

Herbert
Served - No further information currently available

ATTEW

Frederick
Served - No further information currently available

ATTEW

Bertie
Served - No further information currently available

ATTEW

Ernest
Served - No further information currently available

BARCLAY

H H
Colonel, C.V.O., A.D.C., T.D. D.L. Staff. Served - No further information currently available

BARCLAY

Marion L
Vice President R. RE. Served - No further information currently available

BARCLAY

Eugenia
Nurse, R.R.C. Served - No further information currently available

BARCLAY

Margaret
Nurse, R.R.C. Served - No further information currently available

BARCLAY

The Reverend H
SDivisional Chaplain. M.C. erved - No further information currently available

BARCLAY

J F
Lieutenant Colonel, T.D. Served - No further information currently available

BULLARD

G J
Lieutenant Colonel, T.D. Served - No further information currently available

BUMFREY

Ernest
Served - No further information currently available

COLMAN

John
Served - No further information currently available

COLMAN

Robert
Served - No further information currently available

COLMAN

James
Served - No further information currently available

CRASKE

Brnley
Corporal. Served - No further information currently available

CRASKE

Cecil
Lance Corporal Served - No further information currently available

HOWARD

Richard Arthur
Served and died. Rifleman 315185. 2nd/5th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade). Formerly 6489 11th London Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 16th August 1917. Aged 32. Born Redhill. Lived Westminster. Enlisted Marylebone. Son of Richard and Bessie Howard, of The Common, Hanworth, Norfolk. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 and 54. See also Hanworth

HOWARD

George Edward
Corporal Served - No further information currently available

HOWARD

Robert
Served - No further information currently available

HARRISON

Albert
Served and died. - No further information currently available

HASTINGS

Charles H
Lieutenant. M.C. Served - No further information currently available

INGLEDEW

Samuel
Served - No further information currently available

KNIGHTS

Bertie
Served - No further information currently available

KNIGHTS

Herbert
Served - No further information currently available

KEELER

Leonard
Served - No further information currently available

LAWRENCE

Ernest
Served - No further information currently available

LAMBERT

Jesse
Served R.N. - No further information currently available

LAMBERT

William
Served R.N. - No further information currently available

LAMBERT

Benjamin
Served R.N. - No further information currently available

MALLETT

Percy
Served - No further information currently available

MALLETT

Oliver
Served - No further information currently available

MALLETT

Robert
Served - No further information currently available

MURGETT

Joseph
Served - No further information currently available

NEWSTEAD

Thomas
Served - No further information currently available

NEWSTEAD

Bertie John
Served and died. [Listed as Bertie C NEWSTEAD on Roll of Honour] Lance Corporal 13547. 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 1st July 1916. Age 21. Born Matlask. Enlisted Norwich. Son of William R. and Anna Newstead, of 4, Hanworth Common, Norwich. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See also Hanworth

RICHES

William
Served R.N. - No further information currently available

SAUL

John Henry
Served - No further information currently available

STONE

Claude
Served and died.

SCOTTOW

John
Sergeant. Served - No further information currently available

VARDON

Charles
Served - No further information currently available

WADE

Bertie
Served - No further information currently available
HANWORTH & GUNTON ROLL OF HONOUR
1939 - 1945

ATTEW

Raymond R
Served - No further information currently available

BARCLAY

Michael
Major. Served - No further information currently available

BULLIMORE

George
Served - No further information currently available

COOPER

Wilfred W
Served - No further information currently available

CHALMERS

Andrew T
Lieutenant, D.S.C., R.N. Served - No further information currently available

CHALMERS

Kenneth Stuart
Sergeant R.A.F. Served and died. - Sergeant 576578. Flight Engineer 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died Saturday 17 October 1942. Aged 19. Son of Andrew James Chalmers, and of Rose Ursula Chalmers, of Hanworth. Buried: Hanworth (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard, Norfolk, United Kingdom. See also Hanworth

Kenneth Stuart Chalmers joined the 40th Entry No. 1 School of Technical Training, at RAF Halton in 1939. In 1941 as a qualified engineer, and he worked on engine installation at RAF Matlaske and RAF Ludham, both in Norfolk, before volunteering for operational duties. Promoted to Sergeant, he was the Flight Engineer of Lancaster L7583, EM-A. This aircraft took off from RAF Langar in Nottinghamshire at 1154 hrs on 17th October 1942. It was part of the force taking part in the famous low-level daylight raid, Operation Robinson, on the Schneider factory at Le Creusot situated more than 300 miles inside France. Schneider was the French equivalent to Krupps.

The pilot, Sergeant R.S. Wilson, had to turn back when on the outward journey an engine failed. Soon afterwards, 20 miles west of Brest, three Arado Ar196 Seaplanes attacked the aircraft and Sergeant Chalmers was killed. However, EM-A’s gunners managed to shoot down two of the three attackers.

CALVER

Bertie
R.A.F. Served - No further information currently available

COLMAN

Albert
Served - No further information currently available

CHURCH

William
Served - No further information currently available

CLARKE

Leslie Ernest
Flight Sergeant, R.A.F. Served and died - Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 961663, 150 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 28th June 1942. Aged 21. Son of William Ernest and Elizabeth Clarke, of Gunton Park, Norfolk. Buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery, Utrecht, Netherlands. Plot 13. Row 3. Grave 47.

CRASKE

J
Corporal. Served - No further information currently available

CULLUM

Audrey
W.R.N.S. Served - No further information currently available

CULLUM

Walter
Corporal. Served - No further information currently available

DAPLYN

George
Served - No further information currently available

DAVIDSON

Iris
W.A.A.F. Served - No further information currently available

EARL

Walter J
Served - No further information currently available

EARL

Norman
R.N. Served - No further information currently available

GEE

Victor David
Sergeant Pilot V.R. Served and died - Sergeant (Pilot) 742767. 219 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 21st March 1941. Son of Richard and Christina Marshall Gee, of Hanworth; husband of Ida Joan Gee, of Lenton Nottingham. Buried: Hanworth (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard. See also Hanworth

Sergeant / Pilot David Victor Gee joined the RAFVR in December 1938 as an Airman u/t Pilot. He was called up on the 1st September 1939, completed his flying training, and arrived at 5OTU Aston Down on June 22nd 1940. After converting to Blenheims he joined 219 Squadron at Catterick, and served with them throughout the Battle of Britain. On February 13th 1941 Gee was on a night exercise when his aircraft began to vibrate violently, and he and his radar operator baled out safely, and his Beaufighter R2120 crashed at Partridge Green. Sussex.

He was killed on March 21st 1941 when Beaufighter R2070 dived into the ground at Manor Farm Eastergate. Sussex. He is buried in St Bartholomew's churchyard in his home village.

742767 SERGEANT
V D GEE
PILOT
ROYAL AIR FORCE
21ST MARCH 1941

GREEN

Bernard James
Served and died - Gunner 1793304. 43 Bty., 61 Lt. A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery. Died Tuesday 10 August 1943. Age 22. Son of George Richard and Mabel Annie Green of Hanworth, Norfolk. Buried: Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya. Ref. 3. D. 5.

Photograph belongs to Evelyn Savory (nee Hunn) who was a friend of Bernard Green. See also Hanworth

GREEN

Geoffrey H
Served R.N. - No further information currently available

GIBBONS

Alec C
Sergeant Served - No further information currently available

GIBBONS

Dereck C
Sergeant Served - No further information currently available

HARBOARD

Victor [Alexander Charles]
[Spelt HARBORD on Gunton Roll of Honour] Served as a Captain, Scots Guards. Later 7th Baron Suffield. In the 1911 census Victor Alexander Charles Harbord was aged 13, born London, resident with his parents, Charles and Evelyn Louise, in The Hall, Gunton Norfolk. See also Gunton Roll of Honour

HEWITT

Richard
Served - No further information currently available

JONES

Douglass A
Served - No further information currently available

LAMBERT

Benjamin
Served Merchant Navy - No further information currently available

McLEAN

Richard
Served - No further information currently available

PARSONS

George S
Corporal Served - No further information currently available

PERT

Harry
Served - No further information currently available

SMITH

Gordon Frederick

Served. His whole family died at home when a bomb dropped on their home in Sheringham 19 January 1942; he was at sea at the time and lived with his grandparents in Hanworth after that event. In the 1939 Register he was born 20 April 1920, employed as a House Furnishers Assistant, resident with his mother and father, Frederick and Constance, and his sister Constance, at Firjryamer Cremer Street, Sheringham, Norfolk.

When the bomb dropped on Fujiyama, Cremer Street, Sheringham, on 19 January 1942, Constance Margaret Smith was aged 19, born 12 January 1923, an A.R.P. Telephonist, Frederick John Smith was aged 64, born 24 Dec 1877, a house furnisher, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. Smith, of Buxton Lamas and husband of Constance Emma Smith, and Constance Emma Smith was aged 52, born 18 March 1899, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Barnard, of 16 The Common, Hanworth, Norwich and wife of Frederick John Smith.

TURNER

Harold C
Corporal Served - No further information currently available

WARD

Leslie
Served R.N. - No further information currently available

WARD

Gordon B
Served R.N. - No further information currently available

WATT

Andrew
Served Sergeant. R.A.F. - No further information currently available

Last updated 24 December, 2016

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