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NORTH TUDDENHAM WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith 2003

North Tuddenham is situated a few miles east of Dereham. The War Memorial is in St Mary's churchyard, North Tuddenham, and takes the form of a stone Calavary cross with pitched top on a tapering column mounted on a three-stepped stone base. The re 11 names listed for World War 1 and 4 for World War 2 although the National Inventory sates 6 names.

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF

BEAVIS

Ernest
Private 13319. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Monday 3 July 1916. Born Swanton Morley. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

BETTS

Edgar Charles
Gunner 46552. Signaller 19th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action Sunday 13 October 1918. Age 33. Born Tuddenham. Lived Norwich. Enlisted Middlesbrough. Son of Mrs. Betts, of North Tuddenham, East Dereham; husband of Rosa A. Betts, of 126, Aylsham Rd., Norwich. Buried: LE CATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Ref. II. E. 3.

BETTS

Walter
Private 18226. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 19 April 1917. Age 28. Born North Tuddenham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of S. and H. Betts, of North Tuddenham, East Dereham, Norfolk. Buried: VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. VI. B. I.

BULLOCK

Charles [Samuel]
Private 203433. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 27 March 1918. Aged 17. Enlisted E. Dereham. Son of James and Louisia Bullock, of North Tuddenham. Commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 23

CURSTON

Harry
Private 29071. "D" Coy. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 29 April 1917. Age 28. Born Hockering. Lived North Tuddenham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Alfred and Charlotte Curston, of North Tuddenham, East Dereham, Norfolk. Commemorated: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

EWING

Charles Robert
Private 142800. 1st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly 22154 Glos. Regt. Died of wounds Sunday 21 April 1918. Age 21. Born and lived North Tuddenham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Herbert and Eliza Ewing, of North Tuddenham, East Dereham, Norfolk. Buried: PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. I. C. 10.

GILHAM

Robert
Serjeant 4237. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 30 May 1918. Age 49. Born and lived North Tuddenham. Enlisted Cranmer Hall, Norfolk. Son of Robert and Sarah Gilham, of East Dereham, Norfolk; husband of Florence R. Gilham, of 59, Englefield Rd., Southgate Rd., London. Buried: BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT, Somme, France. Ref. III. A. 2.

MACK

James
Private 201391. 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Formerly 4189 Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday 22 November 1917. Age 26. Born Norwich. Enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Son of James and Rose Mack, of Main Rd., North Tuddenham, East Dereham, Norfolk. Buried: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. XXVII. B.B. 9.

NEWELL

Ernest
Private 5466. 2nd Battalion, Leinster Regiment. Formerly 124220 Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action Tuesday 31 July 1917. Born Tuddenham, Lived and enlisted E. Dereham. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 44.

SHICKLE

Lewis Frank
Lance Corporal 2398. 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died Thursday 12 August 1915. Enlisted E. Dereham. Commemorated: HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 42 to 44.

WIER

George Wright
Private 240821. 1st/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died Thursday 19 April 1917. Enlisted E. Dereham. Commemorated: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panels 12 to 15.

WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
R.I.P.
ERECTED BY THEIR
SORROWING RELATIVES
AND GRATEFUL FRIENDS

1939 – 1945

MORTIMER

Ernest
No further information available at present.

STURMAN

William
No further information available at present.

HALL

(Arthur) Alfred William
Private 5778091. 6th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Monday 15 November 1943. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hall, of North Tuddenham, Norfolk. Buried: CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Ref. 6. E. 5.

LEITCH

William Robson
Sergeant 657352. 501 Sqdn., Royal Air Force. Died Wednesday 5 August 1942. Age 26. Son of Andrew and Elizabeth Leitch; husband of Eva Jane Leitch, of Bawdeswell, Norfolk. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom Panel 88.

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