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HORSEY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2017

The memorials are to be found in All Saints Church, Binsley Close, Horsey. The World War 1 memorial takes the form of a rectangular board with a Latin cross and carved tracery at the top and a shelf below with five names listed. The World War 2 memorial takes the form of a rectangular albaster plaque listing one man.

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PRO
PATRA
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE FOLLOWING MEN WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 = 1918

CHAMBERLAIN Edgar Charles
Possibly Charles Edgar Chamberlin on birth record, Edgar Charles Chamberlain on other records.

Private 22362. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1916. Son of (the late) William and Laura Chamberlin (now wife of Enoch Eason Randell). Born 26th September 1897 Waxham and enlisted Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 1D.

Note: no proven Horsey connection found.

HEWITT William
Private 13526. 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Son of James and Emily Hewitt of Horsey Corner, Norfolk (as 1911). Born 1884 Horsey and enlisted Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Commemorated Carnoy Military Cemetery. U.24.

Note: property to sister Bessie (now wife of Walter William Hubbard).

JOHNSON John Frederick
Deck Hand 5063DA, Royal Naval Reserve. HM Trawler ‘Nadine’ (sunk by mine laid by German submarine UC-7). Killed in action 1st September 1915. Son of John and Caroline Johnson of ‘The Warren’, Horsey, Norfolk. Born 1st September 1893 Horsey, Norfolk. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 14.
SELF Walter Frederick
Private 56843. 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, formerly 28113 Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment [as SDGW although not named Beds and Herts Regt until 1919]. Killed in action 1st June 1918. Son of George Frederick and Emily Self of Horsey Corner, Norfolk (as 1911). Born 1899 Sea Palling and enlisted Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 32 to 34.
THIRTLE Christopher
Private TF/203317. 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917. Son of John Henry and Elizabeth Thirtle of 1 Horsey Corner, Norfolk (as army record). Born c1898 Worstead and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk (attested 7th October 1916, mobilized 22nd January 1917), resident Hornsey, MDX [as SDGW, appears mistranscription and should read Horsey]. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 113 to 115.
"THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE."
1939 – 1945
In memory of ROBERT
FULLER. Killed in action
In Burma 9th June 1944
At home with the Lord.
FULLER Robert
Private 5780229. 2nd Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 9th June 1944. Son of Thomas and Margaret Ann Fuller (nee Shuckford) of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Born 1920. Commemorated Kohima War Cemetery. 8.C.14.

Last updated 21 November, 2017

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