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HUNSTANTON ST EDMUNDS WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Memorial is in the Church of St Edmunds, Hunstanton. Most of the people commemorated here are also on the main War Memorial on Hunstanton seafront.

Photograph Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2004

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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 See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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 Andy Pay's research into the Marquis 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

See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

BELDING

Frederick E.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

BREE

Edward E.

Possibly: Ernest Emil Henry Bree. Private 52916. 19th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Inf). Formerly 21410 2nd Cavalry Reserve Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 21st March 1918. Born Shoreditch. Enlisted Aldershot. Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 10. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

BOUCH

Wilfred

Private 16863. 7th Battalion Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regt.). Died on 24th April 1915. Aged 21. Born Raunds, Northamptonshire on 26th March 1894, the son of Alfred and Elizabeth Bouch, of "Fernside," Victoria Avenue, Hunstanton, Norfolk, England. In Canada Private Bouch was a florist. He was unmarried. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 - 28 – 30.

CRESSWELL

Francis Joseph

Captain. 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action on 24th August 1914. Aged 31. Son of the late Col. G. Cresswell (5th Bn. Norfolk Regt.), and of Mrs. G. Cresswell, of Garden House, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried: Auberchicourt British Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. IV. B. 17. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

DOVE

George

Possibly: Ordinary Seaman, J/33497, George William Dove, HMS ‘Hampshire’, Royal Navy. Killed in action 05th June 1916. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 16. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

FLECKNOE

Percy James Deane

Lieutenant "C" Bty. 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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

GENTLE

Albert Thomas

Bombardier 63835. 86th Bty. 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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

GENTLE

Cecil Charles

Driver 105999. 64th Bty. 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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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.

See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

LANGFORD

Albert E.

No further information available at present. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

LAWS

Robert F

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

MANNING

Horce Frank

Private 107558. 206th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Inf). Formerly 3561 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 26th October 1917. Born and enlisted King’s Lynn. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

NORTON

Charlie

No further information available at present. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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 See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

SMITH

Alec V.

No further information available at present. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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 See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

WILLOUGHBY

Stanley

Private 44307. 17th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 23rd November 1917. Born Hunstanton. Lived Llanrhaiadr, Denbigh. Enlisted Denbigh. Buried: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, Nord, France. Ref. I. A. 44. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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 See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

WALES

Charles S

Corporal 7223. Army Pay Corps. Died on 24th February 1918. Aged 36. Buried: Hunstanton (St. Mary) Churchyard. South-East of Church. (Not on CD).

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

CROWN

Robert Thomas

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

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

LAHIFF

Colin

Serjeant 14439684. attd. Indian Catering Corps, Royal Army Service 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. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

WARREN

Peter

No further information available at present. See Hunstanton Seafront memorial also.

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