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HOUGHTON ST GILES WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck - 2013

There are two memorials, one to World War 1 and the other to World War 2 and these can be found at St Giles Church, Houghton St Giles (aka Houghton-in-the-Dale). The memorial for World War 1 is inside the church and takes them form of an ornate, hand created, Roll of Honour in a wooden frame with eight names listed. The World War 2 memorial is on the exterior of the church abd takes the form of a plain stone tablet with a moulded surround with the details carved into the stone listing a single man.
Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2013

HOUGHTON-IN-THE-DALE
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

ANTHONY
William [George]
Private 20510. 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 17666 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 6th August 1915, aged 25 years. Son of William and Levina Anthony of Brinton, Norfolk. Husband of Hilda Maud Mallett (formerly Anthony, nee Yaxley and now wife of Herbert Mallett) of The Hill, Great Walsingham, Norfolk. Born Brinton, enlisted Norfolk (place unspecified) and resident Houghton in the Dale, Norfolk. Buried Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery. Special Memorial A.45.
BRIGHT
Arthur [James]
Private 20814. 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 17668 Norfolk Regiment. Died at sea 13th August 1915. Grandson of John and Frances Bright. Born c1880 Houghton in the Dale, enlisted August 1914 Norwich and resident Houghton in the Dale, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.
DEWING
Walter
Appears to be Walter Robert Dewing, born circa 1893 Walsingham (as census/ birth not found in district) the son of Walter Robert and Emily Elizabeth Dewing. Present Barsham Road, Houghton in the Dale 19111 (and North Barsham 1901) but unable to identify as casualty and no further information.
FALCONBRIDGE
William
Private 2366. 38th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Killed in action 31st August 1918. Son of William and Annie Elizabeth Falconbridge. Born 1884 West Barsham, Norfolk. Former regular soldier Royal Garrison Artillery attests Australian Forces 16th February 1915. Buried Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension. III.N.10.
FOX
Frederick 'Fred' Albert
Private 14317. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 15th September 1916. Son of Herbert and Christiana Fox. Born Walsingham and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Buried Guillemont Road Cemetery. VI.G.5.
FOX
Herbert John
Able Seaman J/14172, Royal Navy. HM Submarine E26. Died 6th July 1916 1916. Son of Herbert and Christiana Fox. Born c1895 Walsingham, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 12.
HARRISON
Percival Southgate
Private 6534. 5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 2nd October 1916, aged 29 years. Son of Sackville S and Frances S Harrison. Enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Buried Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension. III.D.3.
YAXLEY
Arthur {William]
Private 202137. 12/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, formerly 8004 East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 15th October 1918. Son of William Robert and Alice Yaxley. Born 1898 Houghton in the Dale and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Buried Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery. B.22.
WORLD WAR 1939-1945
IN MEMORY OF
ALBERT CHARLES JARVIS
WHO GAVE HIS LIFE WHILST A
PRISONER IN JAPANESE HANDS
REQUIESCAT IN PACE
JARVIS
Albert Charles
Lance Corporal 5778204. 6th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 21st September 1944, aged 24 years. Son of Albert Edward and Florence Elizabeth Jarvis of Houghton in the Dale, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Singapore Memorial. Column 48.

Last updated 13 August, 2013

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