War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Liz Jones 2017
memorial is to be found in St Withburga Church located in Holkham Hall
Park, Holkham, Norfolk. It takes the form of a stone tablet with triangular
pediment mounted onto a grey marble base with an additional piece placed
at the base of the tablet for the World War 2 names. The inscription
and names are in black lettering. The names are listed by year but have
been sorted into alphabetical order within conflict here for ease of
reading and research.
Copyright © Liz Jones 2017
THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN, WHO
HAVING LIVED OR WORKED AT HOLKHAM, DIED FOR THEIR
COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR,
1914 - 1919
238007. 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Formerly 3407 Warwickshire
Yeomanry. Died of wounds Friday 9 August 1918. Age 21. Born and
lived Holkham. Enlisted Fakenham. Son of Edmund and Jane Balls,
of 93, Park Rd., Holkham, nr. Wells, Norfolk. Buried in BOSCON BRITISH
CEMETERY, Italy. Plot 2. Row B. Grave 10. See also Holkham
43566. 6th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds received at Arras,
France, Tuesday 3 July 1917. Age 20. Born and enlisted Holkham.
Buried in HOLKHAM (ST. WITHBURGA) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk, United Kingdom.
See also Holkham
1433, 1st/2nd London Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died Sunday
26 November 1916 at 30th Casualty Clearing Station, France. Age
21. Enlisted London. Son of Thomas and Alice Bell-Brown, of Longlands,
Holkham, Norfolk. Buried in ALLONVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme,
France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 26. See also Holkham
Armoured Car Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died at Sedel
Bahr, Gallipoli, Friday 21 May 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL,
Turkey. Panel 8 to 15. See also Holkham
and Flaunden, Hertfordshire
G/9844. 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action
Saturday 13 October 1917. (Memorial gives date 13 October 1915).
Age 22. Born Ludger Hill, Norfolk. Lived Holkham. Enlisted Norwich.
Son of George and Emma Curl, of Docking, Norfolk; husband of the
late Martha Harrison (formerly Curl). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL,
Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 17. See also Holkham
22323. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Reported wounded and missing Somme.
Killed in action Friday 15 September 1916. Age 20. Born Downham
Market. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Fitt and Daisy Dawson, of Station
Rd., Burnham Market, Norfolk; husband of Hilda Bolderstone (formerly
Dawson), of Rectory Lodge, Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See
Smith TS/6330. Base Depot, Horse Transport and Supply, Army Service
Corps. Died in hospital Harfleur, France Monday 2 September 1918.
Born Brancaster. Lived Wells. Enlisted Norwich. Buried in STE. MARIE
CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. Division 62. Plot V.
Row C. Grave 1. See also Holkham
43316. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Formerly 2858 Norfolk
Yeomanry. Killed in action Tuesday 10 July 1917. Age 25. Born Brancaster.
Enlisted Norwich. Son of Edward and Mary Emily Dennis, of Quarles
Cottages, Wells, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on NIEUPORT MEMORIAL, Nieuwpoort,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. See also Holkham
202823. 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Formerly 6138 Suffolk Regiment.
Killed in action at St. Quentin, France, Sunday 26 August 1917.
(Memorial gives 24 August 1917) Age 34. Born Holkham. Enlisted Bury
St. Edmunds. Husband of Isabel Mary Lummis (formerly Dunn), of Laundry
Cottage, Melton, Suffolk. Buried in HARGICOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION,
Aisne, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 22. See also Holkham
10296. 5th Battalion, Oxford. and Bucks Light Infantry. Killed in action
at Loos, France, Saturday 25 September 1915. Age 22. Born North
Creak, Norfolk. Lived Holkham. Enlisted Oxford. Son of John and
Mary Dunthorne, of Holkham, Wells, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES
(MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37
and 39. See also Holkham
29215. 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday
23 March 1918. Born and lived Burnham Thorpe. Enlisted Norwich.
No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29.
See also Holkham
R/22629. 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action in
France, Monday 4 November 1918. Age 24. Born and lived Holkham.
Enlisted Piccadilly, Middx. Son of Alfred and Anne Groom, of Holkham,
Wells, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais,
France. Panel 9. See also Holkham
8582. 61st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Inf). Formerly S/3201 Seaforth
Highlanders. Killed in action at St. Quentin, France, Thursday 21
March 1918. Born and lived Burnham Overy. Enlisted Galashiels. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 90 to 93. See also Holkham
14367. 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Killed in action Friday 12 October
1917. Age 28. Born West Newton, Norfolk. Lived North Finchley, Middx.
Enlisted London. Son of James and Sarah Jane Mallett, of West Newton,
King's Lynn. Buried in BLEUET FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 21. See also Holkham
200539. 1st/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday
19 April 1917. (Memorial gives 19 April 1918) Age 26. Enlisted Norwich.
Son of Henry Neale, of 45, Wells Rd., Hockham, Norfolk; husband
of Florence Edith Neale, of 38, Marine Parade, Lowestoft. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot XXX. Row G. Grave 1. See also Holkham
41077. 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Formerly 23414 Norfolk Regiment.
Killed in action Thursday 3 May 1917. Age 25. Born Brandon, Suffolk.
Lived Gt. Wyburgh, Norfolk. Enlisted Wells. Son of Arthur and Jessie
Reeve, of St. Cross, South Elmham, Harleston, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France Bay 7. See also Holkham
2606. "B" Coy. 1st/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of enteric
fever in Malta, Friday 1 October 1915. Age 19. Born St Thomas, Norwich.
Enlisted Norwich. Son of Frederic Arnold Sissen and Emma Rebecca
Sissen, of 40, Edinburgh Rd., Norwich. Buried in PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY,
Malta. Plot B. Row XVI. Grave 3. See also Holkham
267202. 2nd/5th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action
Monday 30 September 1918. Age 23. Born Holkham. Enlisted Fakenham.
Son of Robert John and Lucy Ann Sizeland, of 72, New Holkham, Wells,
Norfolk. Enlisted in 6th Norfolk Cyclist Battalion March, 1914. Buried in RUE-DU-BOIS MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX, Pas de Calais, France.
Plot II. Row D. Grave I. See also Holkham
28571. 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Formerly 9112 17th Lancers.
Killed in action Monday 4 November 1918. Age 23. Born Boynhill,
Berks. Lived Wells, Norfolk. Enlisted Cheltenham. Son of H. F. and
Rose Swain, of Thursford, Norfolk. Native of Holkham. Buried in FONTAINE-AU-BOIS
COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 8. See
PARENTS, COMRADES AND FRIENDS HAVE ERECTED THIS TABLET IN LOVING
MEMORY AND "IN SURE AND CERTAIN HOPE OF THE RESURRECTION TO ETERNAL
LIFE THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.
Lieutenant 73042. 80 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Killed
in action at Acroma, Cyrenaica, Africa, Tuesday 9 December 1941.
Age 26. Son of Thomas William Coke, 4th Earl of Leicester, and of
the Countess of Leicester (nee Trefusis), of Holkham, Norfolk. B.A.
Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 3. Row
B. Grave 18.
See also Holkham
Sergeant 637558. Royal Air Force. Lost at sea Tuesday 17 March 1942.
Age 21. Son of Elijah and Lily Dickerson, of Holkham, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom. Panel 74.
See also Holkham
29 August, 2017