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SHARRINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed and photographed by Carolynn Langley; researched Martin Edwards 2004
additional information Michael Peck

Inside the church of All Saints in Sharrington on a white marble tablet.

Photograph (above) Copyright © Carolynn Langley - 2004
Photograph (below) Copyright © Michael Peck - 2013
 

to the glory of god
and to keep in remembrance the men of
SHARRINGTON who fell in the Great War
1914 - 1918

ALLISON

Alfred Charles

Incorrect forenames and should read Charles Alfred Allison.

Private 29741. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 14th October 1917. Son of William and Elizabeth Allison. Husband of Adeline Maria Wright (formerly Allison, nee Bambridge and now wife of Stephen Wright) of Holt, Norfolk. Born c1880 Bale and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3.

BAMBRIDGE

Elijah

Private 14969, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died at home 29th July 1917. Age 31. Born Gunthorpe, enlisted East Dereham, resident Sharrington. Son of the late Robert and Caroline Bambridge, of Sharrington. Buried by the entrance in ALL SAINTS GRAVEYARD, SHARRINGTON, Norfolk.

T. 1969 PRIVATE E BAMBRIDGE
ESSEX REGT.
29- 7 1917 A
GE 31

REST IN PEACE

HAINES

Sidney

Private 20569, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died at sea 13th August 1915. Age 20. Born Bale, Norfolk, enlisted Norwich, resident Sharrington. Son of Abel and Emily Haines, of Sharrington, Melton Constable, Norfolk. Formerly 17789, Norfolk Regiment. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233

LAKEY

Clifford Sydney

Private 40178, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Sharrington, enlisted Norwich. Formerly 28165, Essex Regiment. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VI. D. 57.

MAYES

Herbert George

Private 4447, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died at home 25th April 1916. Age 35. Born Thornage, Norfolk, enlisted Norwich, resident Sharrington. Son of James and Elizabeth Mayes, of Sharrington; brother of Ernest below. Formerly 24488, Norfolk Regiment. Buried south-west of the church in ALL SAINTS GRAVEYARD, SHARRINGTON, Norfolk.

MAYES

Ernest Charles

[Listed as Charles on SDGW] Private 41564, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 14th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Thornage, Norfolk, enlisted Norwich, resident Sharrington. Son of James and Elizabeth Mayes, of Sharrington, Melton Constable, Norfolk; brother of Herbert above.. Formerly 5589, Norfolk Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

NEAL

Jesse Albert

Private 14155, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 4th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Sharrington, enlisted Norwich. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, france. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

PLATTON

Ernest George

[Spelt PLATTEN on SDGW & CWGC] Private 23102, 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 15th February 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Aylsham, enlisted Norwich, resident Sharrington. Son of George and Ann Florence Platten, of Fox Loke, Aylsham, Norfolk. Formerly 19026, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No.4 Grave XII. F. 7.

WHITE

Lynton Woolmer

Lieutenant, 1st (King's) Dragoon Guards attached 2nd (Queen's Bays) Draggon Guards. Died of wounds 10th September 1914. Age 28. Son of Sir Woolmer White, 1st Bart., and Lady White, of Southleigh Park, Havant, Hants; husband of Dorothea White. Buried in BARON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Oise, France.

From the Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 1 Part 1 Page 376

WHITE, Lynton Woolmer, Lieut., 1st King's Dragoon Guards, elder s. of Woolmer Rudolph Donati White, of Salle Park, co. Norfolk, and Southleigh Park, co. Hants, J.P., High Sheriff, co. Norfolk (1914) by his wife, Edith Wittcomb, yr. dau. of George Dawes Monck, of hilsea, co. Hants.; b. Southsea, 5 May, 1886; educ. Cheltenham and Trinity College, Cambridge, gazetted 2nd Lieut. 7 May, 1905, promoted Lieut. 25 March, 1910. Being home on leave when the war broke out, he was attached to the Queen's Bays; was severley wounded in action at the Battle pf Nery, 1 Sept,. 1914, during the retreat from MOns and died at the Cahteau de Baron, three days later. He was buried at first in the Chateau grounds and afterwards removed to the Churchyard. He m. at St. Mary Abbott's, Kensington, 29 June 1911, Dorothea, only dau. of W. R. Haughton, of Calcutta, V.D., M.I.C.E., formerly Engineer-in-Chief Eastern Bengal State Railwat; s.p.

FOR OUR TOMORROW THEY GAVE THEIR TODAY

Those from the Second World War are commemorated on a separate brass plaque

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck - 2013

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF

ROWE

John Joseph

Flight Lieutenant 72001, Royal Air Force. 252 Squadron. Died 10th May 1941, aged 23 years. Son of Revd Harold John Lowe M.A. and Bertha Nora Lowe of Sharrington Rectory, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Malta Memorial. Panel 1. Column 1.

REEVE

Allan Frederick

{On official records recorded as Alan] Lance Corporal 5773080. 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 23rd January 1942. Son of William Henry and Margaret Emily Reeve. Commemorated Kranji War Cemetery. Spec Memorial 18.D.20.

REEVE

Audrey Honor

Aircraftwoman 1st Class 2030667, Women's Auxilary Air Force. Died 12th March 1944. Age 32. Daughter of Walter Henry and Margaret Emily Reeve. Buried in ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, GREAT BIRCHAM, Noroflk. Plot 1. Row 4. Grave 12.

YARHAM

Frederick

[C.S.M. on the memorial] Sergeant 5875680, 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 1st March 1943 as a POW. Commemorated on YOKOHAMA CREMATION MEMORIAL, Japan. Panel 4.

WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY
1939-1945

On separate memorials

IND

F J N

Major. Late 37th Regiment. Died 11th March 1906.

Small brass plaque:

MAJOR F.J. N. IND
Late 37th REGIMENT
MARCH 11TH 1906
R.I.P.

DALBY

Edwin Ballard

Lieutenant, S.S. "Joshua Nicholson", Royal Naval Reserve. Died when his ship was sunk by a German submarine off Lands End 18th March 1917. Age 34. Eldest son of John Sayle Dalby, of New Zealand; husband of Marjorie E. Dalby, M.B., B.S. (London), D.P.H., R.C.P.S., of 15, Kingsland Rd., Broadwater, Sussex. Present at the engagement between H.M.S. "Carmania" and the "Cap Trafalgar" in 1914; grandson of William Ballard Dalby formerly rector of the parish. A New Zealander. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 27.

Marble tablet:

IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF
EDWIN BALLARD DALBY Lieut.R.N.R.
eldest son of JOHN SAYLE DALBY and
GRANDSON OF WILLIAM BALLARD DALBY.
formerly rector of this parish. a New Zealander
who at the age of 34 lost his life on active
service at sea. His ship being sunk by a german
submarine off Lands End. March 18th1917
a brave sailor, a good son and devoted to his profession
he gallantly faced what he knew meant almost certain
death for the sake of GOD and his duty.

Last updated 6 August, 2013

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