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METTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith 2004

Metton is a small village a few miles inland from Cromer. The War Memorial is situated on a triangle outside the Parish Church of St. Andrew.

Photographs Copyright © Lynda Smith 2004

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF METTON
WHO TOOK PART IN THE
GREAT WAR

1914 – 1918

KILLED

BIRD

Cecil Douglas

Gunner 302032. 3rd Trench Mortar Battery, Canadian Field Artillery. Died on 12th March 1918. Buried: La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. II. G. 8. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 743 - 51

BIRD

Dudley Joseph D’Angulo

Lieutenant. Royal Flying Corps and Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action on 27th June 1917. Aged 23. Son of William Bird, of Bradfield Hall, Norwich. Buried: Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. XI. B. 14.

BLYTH

Reginald John

(CWGC and CD give John Reginald BLYTH). Private 10909. 1st Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action in France & Flanders on 20th July 1916. Born Metton. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 D.

SERVED

BIRD

C

No further information available at present

BIRD

M

No further information available at present

BIRD

F

No further information available at present

BLYTHE

S

No further information available at present

BUMFREY

J

No further information available at present

BUMFREY

W

No further information available at present

CLAXTON

C

No further information available at present

CLAXTON

J

No further information available at present

CRASKE

E

No further information available at present

DIXON

C

No further information available at present

EVERETT

C

No further information available at present

HERRIVAN

L

No further information available at present

JAGG

V

No further information available at present

LAWRENCE

F

No further information available at present

ROWE

C

No further information available at present

WRIGHT

J

No further information available at present

Around the lower steps of the Memorial are named those who served in the Second World War.

SERVED
1939 – 1945

CLAXTON

May

No further information available at present

DIXON

George

No further information available at present

ROUSE

Stanley

No further information available at present

WRIGHT

Arthur

No further information available at present

WRIGHT

Fred

No further information available at present

14 December 2005

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