War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith - 2005
is a small village just east of the Norwich bypass and just south of
the A47. The War memorial is in the churchyard, and is in the form of
a stone cross. For more information and pictures of Postwick church
please see Simon
Knott’s Norfolk Church Website.
21328. 8th Battalion Border Regiment. Killed in action in France
& Flanders on 5th July 1916. Born Lexham, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich.
Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6
A and 7 C.
22759. 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France
& Flanders on 15th September 1915. Born Postwick. Enlisted Norwich.
Could not find on CWGC.
1460. 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action in
France & Flanders on 20th September 1914. Aged 25. Born Norwich.
Enlisted Fakenham. Son of George and Bridget Drewry, of 1, Harbour
Rd., Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich. Commemorated: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre
Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.
41657. "W" Company, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Formerly
5464 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on
14th April 1917. Aged 38. Born and lived Postwick. Enlisted Norwich.
Son of John and Mary Anne Edwards, of Postwick. Norwich. Commemorated:
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
45201. 16th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Formerly S/303537
Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on
27th October 1918. Born Harlesdon, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Son
of Mrs. Holmes, of Church St., Bawburgh, Norwich. Buried: Awoingt
British Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. I. F. 18.
(The Rt. Hon.) M.C.
(The Rt. Hon.). 1st/1st Battalion Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars.
Killed in action on 15th November 1917. Aged 34. Second son of 5th
Earl of Rosebery (the former Prime Minister) and Countess of Rosebery;
husband of Lady Victoria Primrose (now Lady Victoria Bullock), of
Swynford Paddocks, Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket. Privy Councillor
and Member of Parliament for Wisbech Division, Cambs. since 1910.
Awarded the Military Cross. Buried: Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel.
Ref. D. 49.
16837. 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France
& Flanders on 13th October 1915. Aged 30. Born Blakeney, Norfolk.
Enlisted Norwich. Son of Edward Clifford Turner and Anna Turner.
Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and