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SMALLBURGH WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed and researched Steve Smith 2009

From the A149, towards the direction of North Walsham, you will see the church on your left just before you enter the village. This can be access by turning left onto the small by-road and the memorial can be found in the church grounds.

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This Memorial Is Erected To The Glory of God And In Honour Of The Men Of This Parish Who Gave Their Lives In The Great War 1914-1918. For God, King and Country

 
BROOKS Sidney George
Private, 5618, 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry who was ‘Killed in Action’ on 05/11/1916 at the age of 30. Sidney was born and resided in Smallburgh and enlisted in Norwich. He was the son of William and Harriet Brooks, of Low St., Smallburgh and is now laid to rest in Grave VII. D. 42 in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY in France.
DRURY Arthur Thomas
Driver, T4/044969, Army Service Corps who ‘Died’ from Wounds’ received on active service on 11/10/1918. He was discharged through ill health on 19/02/18 and did not recover from his wounds. Arthur is now laid to rest in the Screen Wall in LEEDS (LAWNS WOOD) CEMETERY.
FISKE Herbert
Lance Corporal, 14320, 1st Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment who was ‘Killed in Action’ on 12/10/1916. Herbert was born in Smallburgh and enlisted in Coventry. He has no known grave and is now commemorated on Pier and Face 9 A 9 B and 10 B THIEPVAL MEMORIAL in France.
FISKE Walter
Rifleman, 2179, "C " Coy, 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles who was ‘Killed in Action’ on 16/08/1917 at the age of 34. Walter was born in Smallburgh, resided in Ramsgate, and enlisted in Kent. He was the son of Thomas and Mary Fiske, of Gunn's Corner, Smallburgh and the husband of May Janetta Fiske, of Victoria Cottage, Vale Square, Ramsgate. He has no known grave and is now commemorated on Panel 138 to 140 and 162 to 162A and 163A on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL in Belgium.
JAY Robert
Private, 20546, 1st Battalion Essex Regiment who ‘Died at Sea’ on 13/08/1915 at the age of 27. Robert was born and resided in Smallburgh and enlisted in Norwich. He was the son of Robert and May Ann Jay, of Low Street, Smallburgh. He has no known grave and is now commemorated on Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233 HELLES MEMORIAL in Turkey.
KIDD William Walter
Private, 766862, 3rd Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) who was ‘Killed in Action on 09/04/1917. He is now laid to rest in Grave III. A. 16 BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY, THELUS in France.
MILEHAM William John
Private, 24862, 13th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) who was ‘Killed in Action on 24/04/1915 at the age of 21. William was the son of William and Rosetta Mileham, of Love St., Smallburgh. He has no known grave and is now commemorated of Panel 24 - 26 - 28 – 30 on the MENIN GATE MEMORIAL in Ypres.
SALMON William Robert Whittleton
Rifleman, S/8336, 8th Battalion Rifle Brigade who was ‘Killed in Action’ on 15/09/1916 at the age of 22. William was born in Stalham, resided in Smallburgh and enlisted in Chelsea. He was the son of Charles Albert and Lilian Salmon, of Bridge View Terrace, Palling near Norwich. He has no known grave and is now commemorated on Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C of the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL in France.
WHITTLETON George
Private, 250612, 1st/6th Battalion Durham Light who ‘Died’ on 14/08/1918. George was born and resided in Smallburgh and enlisted in Norwich. He was the son of Mrs. S. A. Whittleton, of Low St., Smallburgh. He is now laid to rest in grave A. 4 in GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY in France.
  

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1939-1945
WOODHOUSE Harold Benjamin
Private, 6023269, 2/4th Bn Hampshire Regiment who was ‘Killed in Action on 22/07/1944 at the age of 29. Harold was the son of John William and Gertrude Alice Woodhouse, of East Ruston. He is now laid to rest in grave II. E. 21 AREZZO WAR CEMETERY in Italy.

Last updated 21 July, 2017

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