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HINDRINGHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2013

The Hindringham war memorial stands in the grounds of St Martin's church, The Street, hindringham and is in the form of two-stepped stone base surmounted by hexagonal plinth with tapering shaft and cross. The shaft has a sword in relief on the front face with the inscription on the sides of the plinth in black lettering. There are 11names lsited for World War 1 and one for World War 2. Within the church of St Martin is a rectangular, framed and glazed roll of honour with a decorative foliate border and the cross of St George on a shield at the top with the names of the men who served in the Great War (114-1918) in three columns with the lettering in black and capitals in red. Those who died are marked with a cross; there are 63 names, 11 who died are marked.

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IN
THANKFUL MEMORY OF
THE SONS OF
HINDRINGHAM,
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR
LIVES FOR HOME AND
COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919.
“THEIR REWARD IS WITH THE
LORD, AND THE CARE OF
THEM WITH THE MOST HIGH”

BACK Thomas Edward
Private 43063. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 4th September 1916. Son of James Edward and Florence Hayes Back. Born c1897 Hindringham and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 1D.
CHASNEY Herbert Alfred
Lance Corporal 43125. C Company, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 13th November 1916, aged 22 years. Son of William and Mary Ann Chasney. Born Hindringham and enlisted North Walsham, Norfolk. Buried Bois-Guillaume Communal Cemetery. II.B.9A.
FENN William [John]
Private 7396. B Company, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Mesopotamia 7th December 1915. Son of Robert and Emily Fenn of Hindringham, Norfolk. Born 1889 Hindringham and enlisted 13th February 1907 Norwich, Norfolk. Buried Amara War Cemetery. I.A.14.
HAINES Henry Herbert
Private 203276. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 30th July 1918, aged 35 years. Son of Mrs Anna Jane Haines. Husband of Janet May Haines (nee Kidd) of Hindringham, Norfolk. Born Hindringham, enlisted Cromer and resident Hindringham, Norfolk. Buried Haumont Communal Cemetery. V.B.14.
HALL Sam William George
Private 43220. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 4th September 1916, aged 19 years. Son of John and Mary Margaret Hall of 4 Duke Road, Hindringham, Norfolk. Born Hindringham and enlisted North Walsham, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 1D.
HUDSON Sidney
Private 26993. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 16th April 1918, aged 20 years. Nephew of Esther James of Hindringham, Norfolk. Born Wells next the Sea and enlisted Cromer, Norfolk. Buried Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery. I.E.29.
SANDS George Henry
Private 18003. 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, formerly 13946 Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd November 1916 Born Sherringham (as SDGW, 1901/1911 census has Sherrington, born 1895 the son of Edward and Mary Sands) and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Buried Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery. I.H.70.
SMITH Charles [George]
Private 31076. 9th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th October 1917, aged 22 years. Son of James and Annie Jane Smith of Hindringham, Norfolk. Born Hindringham, enlisted Norwich and resident Hindringham, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 38 to 40.
SMITH Samuel
Private. No further information currently available.
WALL Robert Henry
Private 43386. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, formerly 2897 Norfolk Yeomanry. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Son of Henry D and E Evelyn Wall of Grange Farm, Hindringham, Norfolk. Born Hedenham and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 54 to 56.
WYER Benjamin [Alfred]
Private 241805. 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14th November 1917, aged 37 years. Son of Thomas and Lucy Wyer of Norfolk (place unspecified). Husband of Emily Louisa Wyer (nee Hawes) of Hindringham, Norfolk. Born Field Dalling, enlisted Cromer and resident Hindringham, Norfolk. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. XXX.L.12A.
1939-1945
PUGH Harold Edward George
Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) 658462, Royal Air Force. 115 Squadron. Died 19th April 1944, aged 25 years. Son of Harold Bridger and Elsie Pugh. Husband of Olive Edna Pugh (nee Neale) of Hindringham, Norfolk. Buried Hindringham (St Martin) Churchyard.
HINDRINGHAM
Roll of Honour

1914 – 1919
THE GREAT WAR
 
ABEL A
ABEL G
ABEL H
ALLISON F
ALLISON F
ALLISON Ju
ALLISON J
ARMIGER B
BACK T
BAMBRIDGE G
BOOTY J R
BROWN F
CHASNEY H
† See above
DAPLYN E
WAAC.
DIXON J
DOCKING J
DOCKING C
FENN W
† See above
GIDNEY A
GREAVES B
GREAVES C
HAINES H
† See above
HALL R
HALL S
† See above
HAWES E
HEWITT R
HORSFORD E
HOWARD J
HOWARD W
HOWELL C
HOWELL W
HUDSON S
† See above
JARVIS A
JARRETT R
JEFFRIES W
LAKE B
LEE H
LEE F
LONG E
LONG M
LONG J
LOYNES G
MARTIN A
MARTIN P
McCADDEN G
MUSSET S
MONEY W
MONEY R
NEALE S
OUTLAW A
PEROWNE T J
Church Army.
PITCHERS B
PITCHERS H
PORTER P
ROLL A
ROLL C
ROLL R
SANDS G H
† See above
SANDS R
SAYE C
SMITH C J
† See above
SMITH E
SMITH S
† See above
SMITH W R
SPOONER F
STEDMAN G
TEMPLE G
TEMPLE S
WALL R
† See above
WYER B
† See above
YARHAM C
YARHAM E
YARHAM G
† Made the Great Sacrifice

Last updated 8 August, 2016

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