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ROCKLAND ST MARY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed and researched Lynda Smith 2005

Rockland St Mary is a village just north of the A146 between Norwich and Loddon. For more information and pictures of Rockland St Mary church please see Simon’s Norfolk Church Website. The Memorial, which is made of bronze, is in the Parish church of Rockland St Mary. It lists those who served as well as those who were killed in action.

Photograph Copyright © Simon Knott 2005

ROCKLAND ST MARY
ROLL OF HONOUR

KILLED IN ACTION

BLAKE

Frederick George

Lance Corporal 20590. 1st Battalion Essex Regiment. Formerly 9327 Norfolk Regiment. Died at sea on 13th August 1915. Aged 18. Born and lived Rockland St Mary. Enlisted Norwich. Son of George James and Eleanor Blake, of Rockland St. Mary, Norwich. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.

BLAKE

Evelyn H.

Private 60481. 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Formerly 24081 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 8th April 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Norwich. Son of Sarah Blake, of Rockland St. Mary, Norwich, and the late Walter Blake. Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2.

BUXTON

Cyrus George

Private 23178. 7th Battalion Border Regiment. Formerly 16226 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 2nd March 1916. Aged 26. Born Hellington. Lived Rockland St Mary. Enlisted Norwich. Son of George and Eliza Buxton, of Rockland St. Mary, Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.

EASTELL

William

Probably: Private 16352. 8th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 1st July 1916. Born Poringland. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

HUDSON

Thomas

Probably: Thomas Frederick Hudson. Driver T4/108484. 3rd Division Train, Army Service Corps. Died in France & Flanders on 16th June 1916. Born, lived and enlisted Norwich. Buried: Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. I. H. 7.

HUDSON

Frederick Russell

Private 36753. 9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 6th November 1918. Lived Rockland St Mary. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-Au-Bois, Nord, France. Ref. II. C. 10.

REVELL

William E

Probably: William Edward Bunwell. Private 21297. 8th Battalion Border Regiment. Formerly 19182 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 5th July 1916. Born Bunwell, Norfolk. Lived Haddiscoe, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.

WRIGHT

John Edward

Private 16992. 8th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 2nd July 1916. Aged 22. Born Rockland St Mary. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. J. and Mrs. M. A. Wright, of Rockland St. Mary, Norwich. Buried: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Ref. II. A. 32.

WOODROW

Walter

Probably: Walter George Woodrow. Private 8655. 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 6th June 1916. Born Shotesham, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: Habarcq Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. I. F. 2.

DIED AND MISSING

CARTER

Harold Victor

Driver 85770. Reinforcements, Royal Engineers. Died in Mesopotamia on 2nd July 1916. Born Great Yarmouth. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. Ref. VI. V. 15.

HAWES

Arthur Herbert

Private 27121. 31st Battalion Training Reserve. Died at home on 19th October 1917. Aged 18. Born Harleston, Norfolk. Lived Rockland St Mary. Enlisted Wroxham, Norfolk. Son of Herbert and Margaret Hawes. Buried: Rockland St. Mary Churchyard. Near North-East corner of church.

HARBER

Freeman

Private 7138. 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 15th September 1914. Aged 32. Born Bungay, Suffolk. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Horace and Lucy Harber, of Bergh Apton, Norwich; husband of Harriet M. Harber, of Rockland St. Mary, Norwich. Commemorated: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.

SERVED WITH THE COLOURS

BLAKE

F.J.

Sergeant. No further information available at present.

BLAKE

Jack

Corporal. No further information available at present.

BLAKE

Cyril

Corporal. No further information available at present.

BLAKE

William

No further information available at present

BROWN

Richard

No further information available at present

BRACEY

Samuel

Lance Corporal. No further information available at present.

BRACEY

Thomas

Petty Officer, Royal Navy. No further information available at present.

BRACEY

R. Arthur

No further information available at present

CARR

F. J.

No further information available at present

CARR

Robert G

No further information available at present

CARR

John

No further information available at present

CARR

Charles W

No further information available at present

COLEMAN

Stephen

No further information available at present

COOK

J.

Lieutenant. No further information available at present.

CRUIKSHANK

Albert

No further information available at present

DOGGETT

Walter

No further information available at present

DOUGHTY

Thomas

Petty Officer, Royal Navy. No further information available at present.

DIGGINS

Arthur

No further information available at present

EWLES

C. A.

No further information available at present

EWLES

F. G.

Sergeant. No further information available at present.

FULLER

Claude

No further information available at present

GOODRAM

Richard

No further information available at present

GOODRAM

William

No further information available at present

GIBBS

R. C.

Royal Navy. No further information available at present.

HOLLIDGE

R

No further information available at present

HAWES

S. E.

No further information available at present

HANTON

E.

No further information available at present

HOTBLACK

John

No further information available at present

HUDSON

John

No further information available at present

HOOK

Harold

No further information available at present

HAYNES

A

No further information available at present

HARDESTY

Frederick

No further information available at present

HARDESTY

Arthur

No further information available at present

HARDESTY

William

No further information available at present

JORDAN

Frederick

No further information available at present

LANHAM

Frederick

No further information available at present

MACK

E. H.

Lieutenant. No further information available at present.

PARKER

George

No further information available at present

PARKER

John

No further information available at present

PIGNEY

George

Petty Officer, Royal Navy. No further information available at present.

REEVE

Arthur

No further information available at present

REEVE

Charles

No further information available at present

RICH

R

No further information available at present

RUDD

John

No further information available at present

RUDRUM

W. E.

No further information available at present

SEWELL

C

No further information available at present

STONE

B

No further information available at present

STEPHENS

A. R.

Captain. No further information available at present.

STEPHENS

E. A.

Corporal. No further information available at present.

SMITH

G. V. C.

No further information available at present

STURMAN

Reggie

No further information available at present

TURNER

James

No further information available at present

WARD

Edward R.

Lance Corporal. No further information available at present.

WARD

George William

No further information available at present

WRIGHT

R. W.

No further information available at present

WOOR

George

No further information available at present

WOODROW

William

No further information available at present

YALLOP

John

No further information available at present

YALLOP

Mark

No further information available at present

YALLOP

Edward

Royal Navy. No further information available at present.

JAMES STEPHENS

 

RECTOR

JOHN H. MACK

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CHURCHWARDENS

ARTHUR LANHAM

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THANKS BE UNTO GOD WHICH GIVETH US THE VICTORY

21 February 2005

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