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ICKBURGH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Carolynn Langley- 2008

Ickburgh is a small village about 6miles N.E. of Brandon. The memorial is to be found in Ashburton Road, Ickburgh and takes the form of a seated grieving woman with a shawl over her head and shoulders, holding a wreath, leaning against a rock with a four-stepped base atop a large, square pedestal, on a single stepped base. The inscription is to be found on the front of the memorial and the names on the sides of the plinth. There are 12 names for World War 1.

Photograph Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2008

THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS
PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 ~ 1918

ADAMS

Albert

No further information currently

BLOY

Albert J

probably L/Corporal 13401, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment died 1st July 1916 Commonwealth War Dead Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

BLOY

Jack

Serjeant 13375 "B" Company, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment Died 7th October 1916 age 21 Son of Henry and Mary Ann Bloy, of Chalk Hall Farm, Hilborough, Norfolk Commonwealth War Dead Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. VIII. D. 131.

BROWNING

Albert

L/Corporal 13814 Norfolk Regt. transf. to (240259) LABOUR Corps Died 1st December 1918 Buried in St Peters Churchyard Ickburgh. To the right of the pathway.

BROWNING

Harry

probably Serjeant 13610 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regt Died 3rd August 1918. awarded the Military Medal No known grave. Commemorated on HollyBrook Memorial Southampton

CHILVERS

Albert Edward

8517 Private 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment died 28th September 1915 age 25 Son of the late Henry and Ellen Chilvers. No known grave. Commemorated on Basra War Memorial. panel 10

FULLER

Edward

No further information currently

GILLINGS

Wilfred Gerald

Private 25671 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment Died 15th May 1917 Age 29 Son of George and Frances Gillings, of Brandon, Suffolk; husband of Maud Mary Gillings, of Folly House, Ickburgh, Mundford, Norfolk Commonwealth War Dead Aubigny-en-Artois Communal War Cemetery. III. J. 32.

THEOBALD

George

Private G/11721 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment Died 5th February 1918 age 21 Son of Bircham and Selina Theobald, of Buckenham, Mundford, Norfolk No known grave. Commemorated on Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery. II. E. 4.

WICKS

Charles

Private 33414 36th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers Transf. to (62791) 105th Company, Labour Corp. Died 28th April 1918 age 23 Son of William and Emily M. Wicks, of Little London, Northwold, Brandon. Born Ickburgh, Norfolk. Commonwealth War Dead buried. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. IX. B. 4.

WICKS

George

Private 242481 1st/5th Norfolk Regiment Died 22nd May 1917 age 34 Son of George Wicks; husband of Beatrice May Wicks, of 9, Town St., Old Brandon, Suffolk. Buried in Gaza War Cemetery. II. A. 6.

WOOLLARD

Ernest H

Private G/73021 The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) posted to 22nd battn London Regiment Died 2nd September 1918 age 19 Son of Mrs. G. M. Wollard, of Ickburgh, Brandon, Suffolk. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension. III. K. 8.

Last updated 16 September, 2008

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