ON SEA WAR
War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed by Jane Taylor; Researched by
Lynda Smith - 2003
on Sea is a coastal village between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.
is an urn:
Copyright © Jane Taylor 2003
JUBILEE GIFT FROM
THE MEN & WOMENS
BRANCHES OF THE
HOPTON & CORTON
BRITISH LEGION 1935
also a memorial:
THE MEN OF
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
Staff Serjeant 148739. 130th Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery.
Killed in action Sunday 18 November 1917. Age 35. Born Mellis Diss,
Norfolk. Lived Hopton. Enlisted Great Yarmouth. Son of Mrs. Mary
Elizabeth Doggett, of Holmleigh Cottage, Hopton, Great Yarmouth.
Buried: KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Ref. III. G. 17.
Corporal 808260. 31st Bn., Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt.) (Memorial
states Canadian M.G.C.) Died Wednesday 22 May 1918. Age 27. Son
of William and Maria Watson, of Manor Farm, Hopton, Great Yarmouth,
England. Buried: ACHICOURT ROAD CEMETERY, ACHICOURT, Pas de Calais,
France. Ref. E. 15.
24022. 1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment. (Memorial states Suffolk
Regiment). Killed in action Sunday 11 August 1918. Age 23. Born
Brandon, Suffolk. Enlisted Great Yarmouth. Son of William and Ellen
Adcock, of 2, Seaman Cottages, Hopton, Great Yarmouth. Buried: RIBEMONT
COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Ref. I. F. 2.
Charles Ellis Barber. Private 18190 10th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment.
Killed in action Sunday 24 March 1918. Born Hales, Norfolk. Lived
Gillingham, Kent. Enlisted Great Yarmouth. Commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL,
Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4.
Middlesex Regt. No further information available at present.
Harry Boog Moore. Private 29885 1st Bn., Grenadier Guards. Killed
in action Saturday 30 March 1918. Born Potter Heigham. Enlisted
Acton, London. Buried: BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais,
France. Ref. VI. E. 27.
35004. 8th Bn., Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Friday 12 October
1917. Age 39. enlisted Lowestoft. Son of James Smith; husband of
Annie Elizabeth Smith, of The Bungalow, Roes Farm, Corton, Lowestoft.
Commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A.
Munster Fusiliers attd. 6th Bn, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed
in action Friday 5 April 1918. Age 33. Son of Harry Hutchinson Augustus
Stewart, late 92nd, 61st and 9th Regts. A cadet of the family of
Fort Stewart, Co. Donegal, formerly also of Newtown Stewart, Co.
Tyrone. Buried: MEZIERES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Somme, France.
Ref. D. 22.
Gloucester Regiment. No further information available at present.
H.M.S. "Goliath., Royal Navy. Died on Thursday 13 May 1915. Age
24. Son of Sir Julian Walter Orde and Alice Georgiana Orde, of Hartford
House, Beaulieu, Hants. Commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL Kent,
United Kingdom. Panel 6. Special note: HMS Goliath was torpedoed
by the Turkish Motor Torpedo Boat Muavenet on 13 May 1915 in The
Dardanelle's and sank quickly with the loss of 570 men.
Hand 538SD. H.M. Trawler "Tugela., Royal Naval Reserve. Died Tuesday
29 February 1916. Age 24. Son of William and Ellen Adcock, of 2,
Seaman Cottages, Hopton, Great Yarmouth. Commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL
MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom. Panel 18.
4748S. H.M. Trawler "Saxon Prince., Royal Naval Reserve. Died Tuesday
28 March 1916. Commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL Kent, United
Kingdom. Panel 19.
Hand 9065DA. H.M. Trawler "Hirose., Royal Naval Reserve. Died Thursday
29 June 1916. Age 19. Son of John Isaac and Harriett Selina Wright,
of Cliff Cottages, Hopton, Great Yarmouth. Commemorated: CHATHAM
NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom. Panel 19.
1939 - 1945
Corporal 4343763. 4th Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment. Died Thursday 3
August 1944. Age 23. Buried: TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY, Calvados,
France. Ref. XI. C. 4.
Seaman P/JX 348427. H.M.L.C.S. (L) 258, Royal Navy. Died Wednesday
1 November 1944 . Age 22. Son of James William and Eleanor Louise
Crozier. Commemorated: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL Hampshire, United
Kingdom. Panel 81, Column 2.
LT/LX 30174. H.M. Motor Minesweeper 101., Royal Naval Patrol Service.
Died Wednesday 29 November 1944. Age 26. Son of Herbert and Lily
May Gosling, of Hopton, Suffolk. Commemorated: LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL,
Suffolk, United Kingdom. Panel 16, Column 2.
Officer. Air Transport Auxiliary. Died Tuesday 20 March 1945. Age
32. Son of Frank P. Hill and Edith Hill; husband of Marjorie Muriel
Hill, of Hopton. Buried: HOPTON (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD, Suffolk,
14655614. 2nd Bn., Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment).
Died Wednesday 14 February 1945. Age 20. Buried: REICHSWALD FOREST
WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Ref. 44. F. 1.
6395870. 2nd Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment. (Memorial states Royal
West Kents). Died Sunday 26 May 1940. Age 36. Son of Edith Kindred,
of Hopton, Suffolk. Buried: LE GRAND HASARD MILITARY CEMETERY, MORBECQUE,
Nord, France. Ref. 5. B. 7. Sp. Mem. 'C'.
R.N. No further information available at present.
Serjeant 5783848. 1st Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Tuesday
13 June 1944. Age 20. Son of Lt.-Col. Francis Edward Walter, D.S.O.,
and Myrtle Evelyn Walter, of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Buried: LA
DELIVRANDE WAR CEMETERY, DOUVRES, Calvados, France. Ref. IX. F.