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OLD HUNSTANTON WAR MEMORIAL

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

On the wall of LE' STRANGE MEMORIAL HALL on a 149 Old Hunstanton is a carved oak in a glass case. There is also a set of memorials within the church of St Mary.

Photographs Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2004
 

HUNSTANTON
QUI- MERVIT PALMAM FERAT
HUNSTANTON PARISH

NAMES OF THE SOLDIERS WHO JOINED THE COLOURS.
DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

( K - KILLED, D -DIED)

1914-1918

ASKER Frederick  
Born Bilney Norfolk. Joined upEnlisted 1 January 1915 at Norwich aged 19, height 5 feet 4¾ inches. Previous employer F Brown, Hall Farm. Occupation General Labourer. Groom, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Horse keeper in France (WO /363/83)
ASKER Stanley  
Born Hunstanton enlisted Royal Army Medical Corps, 29th September 1914, aged 26. Acting sergeant. Resident Camperdown House, Hunstanton. Occupation gamekeeper/agriculturalist. Injured left leg and received disability award. (WO/363/83)
ASKER W  
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ASKER H  
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ASKER P  
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AUSTIN W  
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ALLSOP    R (K)

Private, 20733, Robert William ALLSOP, 1st Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13-08-15. Born Lakenheath, enlisted Norwich, resident Ringstead. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Panels 144/150 and 229/233. See also St Mary's

ASKER W J  
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ASKER B  
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BUNTING H  
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BUNTING A  
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BUNTING H W  
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BRETT W  
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BROWN Sidney William (K)

Private, 3/7658, 2nd Norfolk Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 20-07-16. Born King's Lynn, enlisted Norwich. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq, Grave V.X.18. See also St Mary's

BARNES Frederick John (D)

Private, 6337, 'C' Company, 1st Norfolk Regiment. Died at home 04-03-15, aged 32. Born Barnham, enlisted Norwich. Son of Robert Barnes; husband of Minnie Ethel Barnes, Camperdown House, Hunstanton. Buried in Hunstanton (St. Mary) Churchyard.

BARNARD H  
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BENT R  
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BURRELL J  
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CARELESS A  
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CROWN S  
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CROWN Ernest William (K)

Private, 12584, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment (63rd Royal Naval Division). Killed in action 27-03-18. Formerly 74962, Middlesex Regiment. Born and resident Hunstanton, enlisted Hertford.

CORSTON R J  
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COLLINS J C  
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DARBY W  
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DARBY J  
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DADE C  
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DADE V  
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DOWDY G  
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DOWDY Herbert (Bert) (K)

Private, 50156, 4th Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action Mesopotamia 19-09-18, aged 26. Formerly 4806, Norfolk Regiment. Enlisted East Dereham, resident Hunstanton. Son of Henry and Jessie Dowdy, Rose Cottage, Hunstanton, Norfolk. See also St Mary's

DOUGLAS R  
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DOUGLAS E  
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DOUGLAS J  
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DOUGLAS T  
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EKE W E  
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FENTON F  
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FENTON J G  
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GILDING G  
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GILDING J  
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GREEN Y  
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GREEN HUGH  
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GRAY D  
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GRAY G (K)

Believed to be: Corporal, 15324, Gordon Cronin Gray, 9th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 26-09-15, aged 18. Born Cambridge, enlisted Norwich 26-11-14. To France May 1915. Son of Capt. Charles Ernest Gray (late Quartermaster and Captain 3rd (Cambs) V.B. Suffolk Regiment), 'Graystones', Old Hunstanton, Norfolk. Loos Memorial, Panels 30/31. Also listed Hunstanton Memorial. See also St Mary's

GRAY R R  
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GILDING L  
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HOWARD F G  
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HUDSON H  
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HOWES T  
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HUDSON R  
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LOCKWOOD J E  
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LOCKWOOD R S  
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LEWIS F L  
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LAKE R W  
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LAKE H  
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Le STRANGE C A  
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Le STRANGE Roland (D)

Captain, General List, London District, Commanding Chinese Labour Corps. Died 20-02-19, aged 49. Son of Hamon and Emmeline le Strange, Hunstanton Hall, Norfolk; husband of the late Hon. Mrs. R. le Strange, only daughter of 18th Baron Hastings. Buried in Hunstanton (St. Mary) Churchyard, Norfolk. See also St Mary's

MATSELL F R  
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MELTON William John (K)

Private, 8556, 2nd Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 13-01-16, aged 22. Born Hunstanton, enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. W. C. and Mrs. M. A. Melton, of School House, Hunstanton, Norfolk. Buried in Kut War Cemetery, Iraq, Grave J.13. See also St Mary's

MELTON A G  
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NEWSTEAD Albert Basil (K)

Private, 240513, 1/5th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 19-04-17, aged 22. Enlisted East Dereham, resident Hunstanton. Son of James and Catherine Priscilla Newstead, 60 Hunstanton North, Norfolk. Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panels 12/15. See also St Mary's

NEWSTEAD H  
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NEWSTEAD William James (K)

Leading Seaman (Boatman), 192850, HMS Monmouth, Royal Navy. Died/Killed in action 01-11-14, aged 33. Son of James and Catherine Priscilla Newstead, 60 Hunstanton North, Norfolk. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 01. See also St Mary's

NEWSTEAD C  
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PEACOCK William Bertie  
In the 1911 census he was the eldest son of William and Helena Peackock, aged 11, born Stanhoe, Norfolk in 1900, at school, living in Hunstanton North. Would have probably served late on in the war; his father also served (see below).
PROUDFOOT W  
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PROUDFOOT C J  
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PEACOCK William  
In the 1911 census he was aged 31, married to Helena, born Heacham, Norfolk in 1880, and Estate Labourer, living in Hunstanton North. His son William Bertie also served (see above).
PARNELL W  
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PROUDFOOT J  
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RICHARDSON S  
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RUMBOLDS C  
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RUMBOLDS William James (K)
{RUMBOLD on St Mary's memorial] Rifleman, S/20116, 2nd Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 19-11-17, aged 29. Son of Robert and Ellen Rumbold, Sea Lane, Hunstanton, Norfolk; husband of Emily Emanuel (formerly Rumbold), 13, Bourdon Buildings, Bourdon Street, Berkeley Square, London. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Panels 145/147. See also St Mary's
RICHARDSON G  
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RICHARDSON A  
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RICHARDSON J H  
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RICHARDSON D  
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RICHARDSON J  
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RICHARDSON J  
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RICHARDSON J W  
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RICHARDSON C  
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RUMBOLD A  
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ROYTHORNE Arthur (K)

Guardsman, 25658, 2nd Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 09-10-17, aged 19. Born Hunstanton, enlisted King's Lynn. Son of George and Sarah Roythorne, The Downs. Hunstanton. Norfolk. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 09. See also St Mary's

RICHARDSON William Alfred (D)

Private, 18082, 3rd Norfolk Regiment. Died at home 15-04-15, aged 24. Born Old Hunstanton, enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Richardson, Old Hunstanton. Buried in Hunstanton (St. Mary) Churchyard, Norfolk. See also St Mary's

SMITH E C  
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SAMPSON W  
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SMITH F C  
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SHELDRICK F  
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SKIPPER F (K)
Possibly: L/Corporal, 17243, John Kendall Skipper, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 12-10-16. Born King's Lynn, enlisted Norwich. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 01C/01D.
SMITH R W  
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SMITH Herbert Geoffrey (K)

Private, 30402, 9th The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 10-04-18. Formerly 17735, Suffolk Regiment. Born and resident Hunstanton, enlisted Wisbech. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Panel 07.

VAUGHAN P  
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WOODS E  
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Last updated 9 September, 2011

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