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SALHOUSE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright ©
Transcribed by David Rudram; Researched by Lynda Smith - 2003

Salhouse is situated a few miles north east of Norwich.
The Memorial takes the form of a Stone Cross just outside churchyard.
The memorial gives name and rank.

Photographs Copyright © Jane Taylor 2003

 

1914 - 1919

CATCHPOLE George Alfred

Private 43581. 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 27 September 1916. Born Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

CHAMBERS Herbert Henry

Private 9345. 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Monday 14 June 1915. Born Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Sp. Mem. A. 7.

CLARKE Frederick Charles

Lance Corporal A/40113. 5th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regt.) Died Wednesday 27 September 1916. Age 25. Son of John William and Susannah Clarke, of Heathfield Salhouse, Norwich, Norfolk, England. Commemorated: VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.

DEBBAGE Samuel Henry

Lance Corporal 20819. 1st/4th Bn., Essex Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 25 November 1917. Age 26. Born Ranworth. Lived Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Husband of Lily Debbage, Surlingham, Norwich. Buried: RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Ref. B. 6.

FOX Edward

Private 43141. 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Monday 4 September 1916. Born Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

FOX Ernest Edward

Private TR/10/183392. 53rd Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home Thursday 24 October 1918. Born Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: SALHOUSE (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

FOX Walter Stanley

Private 8072. 1st Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 19 October 1914. Age 30. Born and lived Salhouse. Enlisted Grimsby. Son of William and Mary Ann Fox, of Salhouse, Norwich; husband of Cecilia Fox, of 1, Freeman's Buildings, Thorn Lane, Norwich. Buried: BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. I. C. 25.

GRIMES Archibald (Archie)

Private 6589. 3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards. Killed in action Friday 15 September 1916. Born and lived Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 D and 8 D.

HARDESTY James Alfred

Lance Corporal 21404. 8th Bn., Border Regiment. Formerly 17514 Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Friday 14 July 1916 . Age 32. Born and lived Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Hardesty, of Brick Kiln Farm, Woodbastwick, Norwich; husband of L. M. Hardesty, of Church Plain, Loddon, Norfolk. Buried: PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Ref. I. F. 22.

IVES Edward

Private. No further information available at present.

LEGETT Robert Harry (Henry)

Private 29299. 2nd Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 7 June 1917. Age 34. Born and lived Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Henry and Mary Ann Leggett, of Salhouse, Norwich. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.

PAGE George

Sergeant. No further information available at present.

POWLES John

Private 3/7270. 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Monday 31 May 1915. Born Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4.

RAYNOR William

AB. No further information available at present.

WILEY Arthur

Possibly: Arthur William WILEY. Gunner 29589. 11th Bde., Australian Field Artillery. Died Sunday 14 October 1917. Buried: HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. XV. D. 2.

THURTLE Bertie Thomas

Private 68229. posted to 2nd/4th Bn., London Regt (Royal Fusiliers). Formerly T/4/058287 A.S.C. Killed in action Friday 9 August 1918. Age 24. Born Ranworth. Lived and enlisted Norwich. Son of Mrs. Louisa Thurtle, of Salhouse, Norwich. Commemorated: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3.

WRIGHT John Edward

Private 43477. 1st Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment. Formerly 2291 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 10 July 1917. Age 22. Born Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Son of George and Elizabeth Wright, of Salhouse, Norwich. Commemorated: NIEUPORT MEMORIAL, Nieuwpoort, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

WRIGHT Timothy George

Private 22860. 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 24 February 1917. Born Salhouse. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 10.

1939 - 1945

BLACKBURN Albert

Private. No further information available at present.

BLACKBURN Robert James

Ordinary Seaman JX518542. H.M.S. Collingwood., Royal Navy. Died Friday 18 June 1943 . Age 33. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Blackburn; husband of Ruby Edith Blackburn, of New Rackheath, Norfolk. Buried: HASLAR ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Hampshire, United Kingdom. Ref. New Gd. E. 63. 17.

CRISP Robert

Probably: Robert Leslie Crisp. Private 5769614. 2nd Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Friday 24 May 1940. Age 31. Buried: DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Ref. Plot 2 Row 4 Grave 45.

SEXBERY Desmond Walter

Ordinary Seaman C/JX 181923. H.M.S. Galatea, Royal Navy. Died Monday 15 December 1941. Commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom. Panel 45, 1.

SMITH George Frederick

Sergeant 1616583. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Thursday 10 May 1945. Age 22. Son of Robert William and Hannah Sarah Smith, of Salhouse, Norfolk. Commemorated: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 284.

4 October 2003

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