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HUNSTANTON CENOTAPH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Carolynn Langley, Researched lynda Smith - 2003
additional information Ernie Rusdale

Situated on the sea front by bowling green gardens, and the memorial to the victims of the east coast floods of 1953. Those appearing on this memorial for World War 1 and World War 2 are also to be found on Hunstanton, St Edmund's Memorial.

Photographs Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2003

1914 - 1918
TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD

ADCOCK

Thomas William
Private 203609. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 30th May 1918. Aged 35. Born Hunstanton. Enlisted King’s Lynn. Son of William and Agnes Adcock; husband of Clara Ellen Adcock, of 197, Palgrave Rd., Great Yarmouth. Buried: Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. II. N. 6.

ALLEN

Alfred Albert
Serjeant 240148. 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Gallipoli on 22 January 1917. Born St. Nicholls, King’s Lynn. Enlisted Hunstanton. Commemorated: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY. Angora Mem. 13.

ANDREWS

Clement
Possibly: Clement Charles Andrews. Private G/16205. 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex. Killed in action with the British Expeditionary Force on 17th October 1916. Born Woodford Wells, Essex. Enlisted Brighton. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 7 C

ANDREWS

[Charles] Cyril
Private SD/1948. 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action with the British Expeditionary Force on 30th June 1916. Aged 26. Born Hunstanton. Enlisted London. Son of Charles and the late Caroline Andrews, of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. III. K. 11.

From De Ruvigny' s Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 1, Part 2, Page 8 ANDREWS, Charles Cyril. Private, 1948,12th (Sevice)battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 3rd and youngest son of Charles Andrews, of Hunstanton, Wine and Spirit Merchant and brother to Private E.C.Andrews (q.v). Born Hunstanton, co Norfolk, 16-4-1890; educated Lynfield Preparatory School there, and King Edward V11 grammar school, Kings Lynn; was apprenticed as a chemist at Hunstanton, being subsequently employed with several London firms, during which time he studied at a Pharmaceutical College with a view to passing his final examination; enlisted in Nov 1914; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders, and was killed in action at the Battl of the Somme early in the morning of 1st July 1916. Buried in the British Soldiers Cemetery, just behind the firing line. A comrade wrote "Quite early on the morning of July 1st we were ordered to attack; he was one of the first to go over, and was last seen throwing his bombs at a machine gun". Unm

BASSHAM

Reginald Owen
Second Lieutenant. 5th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on 31st May 1917. Buried: Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. I. G. 23.

BELDING

Frederick Ernest
Private 2416. "B" Coy. 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Gallipoli on 12th August 1915. (CD has date 28th August 1915). Aged 31. Enlisted East Dereham. Son of Mrs. E. J. Belding, of "Thetis," Victoria Avenue, Hunstanton, Norfolk, and the late Rawston Belding. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 42 to 44

BREE

Edward E
No further information available at present.

CRESSWELL

Francis Joseph
Captain, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action on 24th August 1914. Aged 31. Baptised 16 August 1883 in North Runcton Parish, son of George Francis Addins and Harriet Eva Louisa Cresswell. Son of the late Col. G. Cresswell (5th Bn. Norfolk Regt.), and of Mrs. G. Cresswell, of Garden House, Hunstanton, Norfolk. In the 1891 census he was aged 7, born Norfolk, resident with his parents, George F A and Eva L Cresswell, at King Street, St Margaret, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. Buried: Auberchicourt British Cemetery, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 17. See also King's Lynn War Memorial

Extract from Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Volume 1, Page 93-94:

CAPTAIN FRANCIS JOSEPH CRESSWELL, ADJUTANT 1st BATTN. NORFOLK REGIMENT, son of George and Eva Cresswell, was born on the 15th July, 1883, at King's Lynn, Norfolk, and was educated at Radley College. He served with the 3rd Battalion, in the South African War, 1901-02, taking part in operations in the Orange River Colony and in Cape Colony, for which he received the Queen's medal with four clasps. He was given his commission in the Norfolk Regiment from the Militia in October, 1902, serving with the 1st Battalion, in India, and with the King's African Rifles in British East Africa. He was promoted Lieutenant in February, 1905, and Captain in March, 1912, and passed the examination for his Majority, gaining also the special Signalling Certificate. In August, 1913, he was appointed Adjutant of his battalion.

Captain Cresswell was killed during the retirement from Mons on the 24th August, 1914, while he was taking a message to a battery of Royal Field Artillery.

He was a member of the Isthmian Club, and a Freemason. His favourite sport was shooting, and he had killed elephant, lion, rhinoceros, and buffalo in Africa.

He married Barbara, niece of Sir W. H. B. Ffolkes, Bart., and left two daughters, Barbara, age three years, and Eve, age eleven weeks, at the time of his death.

CROWN

Charles Robert Nelson
Pioneer 191897. 29th Div. Signal Coy. Royal Engineers. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 31st May 1918. Aged 21. Born and lived Hunstanton. Enlisted King’s Lynn. Son of Robert George and Lily Beatrice Crown, of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Cinq Rues British Cemetery, Nord, France. F.8

CROWN

William
Private 240161. 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Palestine on 19th April 1917. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Hunstanton. Son of Levina Crown, of 8, Church St., Hunstanton, Norfolk, and the late Abram Crown. Commemorated: Jerusalem Memorial. Panels 12 to 15.

DOVE

George
No further information currently available.

EGLINGTON

[Robert] Cecil
Able Seaman, 171790, (RFR/CH/B/1075) HMS ‘Cressy’, Royal Navy. Killed in action 22nd September 1914, aged 36. Son of Mrs. A. Eglington, 2, Belvoir Terrace, Hunstanton; husband of Gertrude Alice Raisbury (formerly Eglington), 5, Ethel Terrace, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 02.

EMMERSON

Claude Victor
Private 40674. 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Formerly 41058 City of London Yeomanry. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 16th October 1917. Aged 30. Born Cambridge. Lived Hunstanton. Enlisted East Ham, Essex. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Emmerson, of 42, Panton St., Cambridge; husband of Agnes Emmerson, of 2, Charlbury Terrace, Hunstanton. Buried: Cement House Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. I.K.3.

FLECKNOE

Percy James Deane
Lieutenant "C" Battery, 64th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds on 25th November 1917. Aged 29. Son of James and Mary Annie Bell Flecknoe, of Peterborough. Buried: Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. IX. A. 11.

FROST

Edward
Lance Corporal 55695. 41st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly 30238 Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 9th April 1918. Born Coggeshall, Essex. Lived Hunstanton. Enlisted King’s Lynn. Buried: Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. II. O. 4.

GENTLE

Albert Thomas
Bombardier 63835. 86th Battery, 32nd Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 23rd April 1917 (CD gives date as 22nd April 1917), Aged 24. Born St. Ives, Huntingdonshire. Enlisted Bordon Camp, Hampshire. Son of Albert and Harriett Mary Gentle, of Harpenden House, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. IV. A. 6.

GENTLE

Cecil Charles
Driver 105999. 64th Battery, 5th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 16th September 1917. Aged 23. Born Hunstanton. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Albert and Harriet Mary Gentle, of Harpenden House, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4 to 6 and 162.

GREY

Gordon Cronin
[Spelt GRAY on CWGC and SDGW] Corporal 15324, 9th (Service) Battalion, , Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 18. Born Cambridge, enlisted Norwich. Son of Capt. Charles Ernest Gray, of Graystones, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.

From Andy Pay's research into the Marquis de Ruvigny' s Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 1, Part 2, Page 145. GRAY, Gordon Cronin. Corporal, 15324, 9th (Service) battalion, The Norfolk Regiment. Son of Captain Charles Ernest Gray, of Old Hunstanton Lodge, Hunstanton co. Norfolk, Quartermaster 3rd battalion Norfolk Volunteer Regiment, late Quartermaster and Captain 3rd (Cambs) V.B., Suffolk Regiment. Born Cambridge 3-1-1898; educated Ruskin School and the Friends School, Saffron Walden; enlisted in the Norfolk Regiment 26-11-1914 after the outbreak of war; went to France may 1915; and was killed in action during the Battle of Loos 26-9-1915, by the explosion of a bomb.

HARRIS

Daryl Leslie
Pioneer 282404. Fourth Army Signal Coy. Royal Engineers. Died in France and Flanders on 3rd November 1917. Aged 26. Born Stansted, Essex. Enlisted Newmarket. Son of Alfred and Evangeline Harris, of Grosvenor House, Westgate, Hunstanton, Norfolk; husband of the late Dorothea Jannie Harris (formerly Brockwell). Buried: Zuydcoote Military Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. II. C. 24.

HERRING

John Robert
Corporal 203367. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds on 31st May 1918. Aged 28. Born Hunstanton. Enlisted New Hunstanton. Son of Martha Bloomfield, of 6, Roseneath Terrace, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. I. E. 19.

HEYGATE

Reginald
Second Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action on 11th June 1918. Aged 21. Son of James and Bessie Annette Heygate, of 30, St. Barnabas Rd., Cambridge. Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 5.

KING

George
Second Lieutenant. 3rd Battalion, attd. 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action between 12th and 13th February 1917. Aged 20. Son of Julia King, of Caley Hall, Hunstanton, Norfolk, and the late Herbert Charles King. Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38.

LANGFORD

Albert E
No further information available at present.

LENTON

Gerald
Second Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment . Died of wounds on 27th July 1917. Aged 33. Son of Henry and Lucy Lenton, of 8, Victoria Avenue, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. XIV. A. 6.

NELSON

Fredrick Charles
Sapper 84755. 208th Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Died of wounds at home on 6th August 1916. Aged 20. Born Ashill, Norfolk. Lived Hunstanton. Enlisted Norwich. Son of George Nelson, of Tymperley Hill St., Hunstanton. Buried: Hunstanton (St. Mary) Churchyard. See also 34th Norfolk Division, Royal Engineers and Old Hunstanton St Mary's.

NICHOLS

Herbert Edmund
Herbert Edward on CD. Sapper 85370. 208th Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 26th June 1916. Aged 36. Born Necton, Norfolk. Lived Hunstanton. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Harrison John and Martha Nichols; husband of Agnes Mary Nichols, of 7, Charlbury Terrace, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Ref. I. G. 30. See also 34th Norfolk Division, Royal Engineers.

NORTON

Charlie
No further information available at present.

PALMER

Percy Harold
Corporal G/53075. 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Formerly 23989 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 24th April 1917. Aged 21. Born Colby, Norfolk. Lived Hunstanton. Enlisted East Dereham. Son of William H. and Gertrude Palmer, of Rocksand, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.

PALMER

Basil Victor
Private 71402. 15th Battalion, . Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). Formerly 26656 Norfolk Regiment. Died at home on 7th May 1917. Aged 19. Born Colby. Lived Wolstanton, Staffordshire. Enlisted Norwich. Son of William and Gertrude Palmer, of "Rocksand," Hunstanton. Buried: Hunstanton (St. Mary) Churchyard.

PARTRIDGE

Robert Henry
Captain. 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed on 4th September 1917. Aged 27. Born at King's Lynn. Son of Frederick Henry and Elizabeth Partridge (nee Birdsall), of "St. Helier," Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel. XXIV. A. 6.

PAYNE

Sidney E
Possibly: Sidney Edward Payne. Private 25911. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 1st May 1917. Born Bow, Middlesex. Enlisted King’s Lynn. Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31

RANGER

Herbert William
Sapper 74404. "SX" Cable Sect. Royal Engineers. Killed in action in Gallipoli on 4th May 1915. Aged 28. Born and lived Hunstanton. Enlisted Birmingham. Son of Emma Ranger, of 15, Church St., Hunstanton, Norfolk, and the late Charles Ranger. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 23 to 25 or 325 to 328

RANSOME

Frederick H.
Private 202135. 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 28th July 1918. Born Snettisham. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: Buzancy Military Cemetery, Aisne, France. Ref. I. B. 14.

RANSOME

Reggie (Reginald) Hugh
Rifleman 44131. 11th Battalion, London Regt (Queen Victoria's Rifles) attd. King's Royal Rifle Corps. Formerly TR/9/11159 27th T.R. Battalion, & TR/10/7477 22nd T.R. Battalion, . Killed in action in France & Flanders on 22nd September 1918. Born and lived Hunstanton. Enlisted King’s Lynn. Son of Harry and Emma Ransome, of 5, The Grove, Hunstanton. Buried: Villers Hill British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain, Nord, France. Ref. VI. E. 30.

REYNOLDS

Leonard Archibald
Corporal P/970. 3rd Sqdn. Traffic Control Military Mounted Police, Military Police Corps. Died in France & Flanders on 14th March 1919. aged 29. Born Dersingham. Lived East Dereham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Daniel and Rebecca Reynolds, of The Shop, Dersingham, Norfolk. Buried: Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany. Ref. III. C. 22.

RIDGERS

Bertie
Possibly: Albert Ridgers. Private 12/621. 2nd Rn. Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Died on 21st September 1916. Aged 38. Son of the late George and Elizabeth Ridgers. Commemorated: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Somme, France.

ROYTHORNE

Reginald
Company Quartermaster Serjeant L/8154. 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died with the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force on 20th September 1916. Born Heacham. Enlisted Ely. Buried: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq. Ref. XXI. X. 21

SEXTON

Arthur Edward
Private G/18221. 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Formerly PS/10959 Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 31st October 1916. Aged 25. Born Hunstanton. Lived and enlisted Coventry, Warwickshire. Son of William Sexton, of 26, Victoria Avenue, Hunstanton, Norfolk, and the late Jane Lydia Sexton. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 C

SHERINGHAM

Edward Oswald
Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Died on 1st October 1918. Aged 21. Born in Canada, on 3rd February, 1987, the son of George and Daisy Sheringham, of Grand Forks, British Columbia. Sister of Miss L. Sheringham of West Norfolk Hospital, England. Buried: Sancourt British Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. II. A. 8.

SMITH

Alec [James] Victor
Lance Corporal 3859, 2/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 19 July 1916. Enlisted Leamington, Warwickshire,. resident Warwick. In the 1911 census Alec James Victor Smith, was aged 13, apprentice to grocer, born Framlingham, Suffolk, resident with his parents, George and Isabella, at Sunny Side Bois Crescent Road, New Hunstanton, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 22 to 25.

SMITH

William
Private 18550. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 1st October 1915. Born Hunstanton. Enlisted Cambridge. Buried: Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. II. H. 5.

SOUTHGATE

Frank Edward
[Edward Frank on CWGC] Private 2745. 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died in France & Flanders on 23rd February 1916. Aged 43. Born Hunstanton. Enlisted Wells, Norfolk. Son of Samuel and Mary Southgate, of Hunstanton, Norfolk; husband of Ethel Southgate. of 32, Maitland Park Villas, Hampstead, London. Buried: Lillers Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. IV. E. 24.

STAINES

Herbert George Bishop
Private M2/045967. Mechanical Transport attd Canadian Field Artillery, Army Service Corps. Died in France & Flanders on 17th October 1918. Aged 22. Born and lived Hunstanton. Enlisted Peterborough. Son of Edward and Emma Staines. Native of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Seine-Maritime, France. Ref. VII. K. 3A.

THOMPSON

Edward
Probably: Private 73161. 28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regt.) Died on 14th June 1916. Aged 26. Only son of Arthur and Fanny Thompson, of 36, Queen St., Lutten Bridge, Lincs, England; husband of Alice May Nunn (formerly Thompson), of 43, Friars St., King's Lynn, Norfolk, England. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 - 26 – 28

TOMS

Peter H.G.
Private, 435780, 50th Battalion, , Canadian Infantry (CEF). Killed in action Vimy Ridge 10th April 1917. Born Eastbourne, Sussex, enlisted Canada 4th January 1916. Son of Alfred and Florence Toms, ‘Rutland’, Glebe Avenue, Hunstanton. Commemorated on Vimy Memorial, Arras.

TOMS

Arthur George St.John
Private 59994. 21st Battalion, , Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.). Died between 15th and 17th September 1916. Aged 22. Son of Alfred Augustus and Florence Toms, of "Rutland,'' Glebe Avenue, Hunstanton, Norfolk, England. Commemorated: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

WAGG

Arthur
Probably: Arthur Thomas Wagg. Private 1907. 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Egypt on 25th November 1915. Born Sutton, Lincolnshire. Enlisted King’s Lynn. Son of Mrs. Mildred Wagg, of 2, Laws Yard, High St., Kings Lynn. Buried: Alexandria (Chatby) Military And War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Ref. B.59.

WAGG

Bertie
Private 1904. 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Gallipoli on 12th august 1915 (CD gives date as 28th August 1915). Aged 20. Born and enlisted Hunstanton. Son of Alfred and Phoebe Wagg, of Dorset House, Park Rd., Hunstanton, Norfolk. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 42 to 44

WAGG

James Henry
Private 35489. 20th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 9th April 1918 (CD has date 12th April 1918) aged 35. Born and Enlisted King’s Lynn. Lived Hunstanton. Husband of Eva Wagg, of 5, Seagate Rd., Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-D'Armentieres, Nord, France. Ref. VII. A. 7.

WAGG

William
Lance Corporal 41298. 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Formerly 5998 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 28th April 1917. Commemorated: Arras memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France. Bay 7.

WILLIAMS

Cecil Arthur
Second Lieutenant. 5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. attd. 9th Battalion, . Killed in action on 21st March 1918. Aged 19. Son of Annie E. Williams, of Barclay's Bank House, Hunstanton, Norfolk, and the late A. W. Williams. Commemorated: Arras memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.

WILLOUGHBY

Stanley
Private 44307, 17th Battalion, , Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 23 November 1917. Born Hunstanton, Norfolk, enlisted Denbigh, resident Llanrhaiadr, Denbighshire. Baptised 25 May 1884 at St. Mary’s, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk, son of Walter and Lucy Willoughby. Born 28 April 1884, admitted to Hunstanton Church Of England School 1891. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born Hunstanton, Norfolk, resident with his parents, Walter and Lucy, and 6 siblings, at Royal Parade, 4, Greeve Gate, New Hunstanton, Docking, Norfolk. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 44.

WITLEY

Leslie Norman
Corporal 3800. 98th Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Died 26th March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mrs. Mary Witley, of Hill St., Hunstanton. Buried: Hunstanton (St. Mary) Churchyard

Not on memorial but present working in Hunstanton at the outbreak of war

STONE

Gilbert Edward

Private 24087, 1st/5th Battalion, (Territorial Force), Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 19th September 1918 in Palestine. Born Thorpe St Andrew's, enlisted in King's Lynn, 1916, resident Hunstanton, working at Glebe House as a Footman. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Grave T. 54.

1939-1945

COUSINS

Leslie Walter

Private 5772857. 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died on 30th July 1944. Aged 24. Son of Walter William and Edith Rachel Cousins, of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Tilly-Sur-Seulles War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Ref. II. A. 6.

CROWFOOT DFC

(Thomas) Bernard

Pilot Officer (Pilot) 129665. 106 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 15th October 1942. Aged 30. Son of George and Ellen Crowfoot; husband of Gladys Dorothy Crowfoot, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried: RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Ref. 2. B. 19.

CROWN

Robert Thomas

Gunner 1584715. 1 Army Observation Battery, Royal Artillery. Died on 13th March 1941. Aged 23. Buried: Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Ref. Block F. Grave 31.

CROWN

Sydney Reginald

Private 5777183. 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died on 30th December 1943. aged 27. Son of Robert George and Lily Beatrice Crown, of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. Ref. 3. G. 4.

FLINT

Alfred Arthur

Aircraftman 2nd Class 1251995. 901 Balloon Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 12th January 1941. Aged 33. Son of Arthur Clayton Flint and Minnie Eliza Flint, of Hunstanton. Buried: New Hunstanton Cemetery. Ref. Row O. Grave 5.

FRAMINGHAM

Peter William

Private 5772845. 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died on 29th June 1943. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Framingham, of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. Ref. Coll. grave 10. F. 2-10. L. 4.

HORNE

Robert T.C.

Probably: Robert Thomas Horne. Private 5779850. 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died on 6th August 1943. Aged 27. Buried: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. Ref. 2.L.2.

HUGHES

Gordon William

Sailor S.S. Avonwood (Middlesbrough). Merchant Navy. Died on 12th December 1942. Aged 22. Son of John Henry Hughes, and of Maud Hughes, of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Commemorated: Tower Hill Memorial, London. Panel 13.

IRELAND

Eric William

Sergeant 902411. 218 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 11th October 1941. Aged 27. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Ireland, of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Commemorated: Runneymede Memorial, Surrey. Panel 46.

WALKER

Alfred Cole

Sergeant (Pilot) 905129. 49 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 29th September 1941. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Walker, of Haywards Heath, Sussex. Buried: New Hunstanton Cemetery. Row P. Grave 5.

WINN

Albert Walter

Private 5774182. 7th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died on 12th June 1940. Aged 35. Son of Timothy C. and Ann Winn; husband of Florence M. Winn, of Hunstanton North, Norfolk. Commemorated: Dunkirk Memorial, France. Column 44.

LANG

Bernard

Probably: Captain 174477. York and Lancaster Regiment. died on 20th January 1944. Aged 37. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lang; husband of Gwyneth Mary Lang. Buried: Minturno War Cemetery, Italy. Ref. II, F, 10.

WOODROW

George Albert

Serjeant 5770071. 2nd Battalion, The Hertfordshire Regiment, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died on 16th May 1944. Aged 31. Son of Arthur George and Rose Alice Woodrow; husband of G. M. Woodrow, of Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Cassino War Cemetery, Italy. Ref. XII. F. 16.

LAHIFF

Colin

Serjeant 14439684, Royal Army Service Corps attached to Indian Catering Corps. Died on 12th June 1945. Aged 26. Son of Alfred James Lahiff, and of Agnes Lahiff, of Ruislip, Middlesex. Buried: Delhi War Cemetery, India. Ref. 2. G. 4.

WARREN

Peter

No further information available at present.

EVEN IN PEACE

FENN

Claude

Signaller 21062939, Royal Signals. Died 16 July 1949. Aged 19. Born 23 September 1929. Buried in Benghazi War Cemetery, Cirenaica, Libya. Section 3. Row A. Grave 17.

O'DELL

Stephen John Leonard

Trooper 24394108, Queen's Royal Irish Hussars. Died 4 May 1979. Aged 18. Born 2 October 1960.

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