War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2017
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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TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE FOLLOWING MEN WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 = 1918
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.
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
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.
56843. 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, formerly 28113 Bedfordshire
and Hertfordshire Regiment [as SDGW although not named Beds and
Herts Regiment 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.
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.
DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE."
In memory of ROBERT
FULLER. Killed in action
In Burma 9th June 1944
At home with the Lord.
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.
21 November, 2017