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SOUTH WALSHAM WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed by Jane Taylor; Researched Lynda Smith 2004

Memorial at the church of St Mary & St Lawrence, South Walsham.

Photograph Copyright © Lynda Smith 2004

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN PERPETUAL REMEMBRANCE OF

BARBER

Herbert Samuel

Private 16265. 2nd Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died in The Balkans on 9th December 1915. Born Marlingford. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Doiran Memorial, Greece.

BROWN

Herbert James

Private 73202. 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). Killed in action in France & Flanders on 1st October 1916. Aged 30. Born and lived South Walsham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of William Brown, of 18, North Burlingham Green, Norwich. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

EBBAGE

John W.

Private B/21505. 16th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Formerly 41386 R.G.A. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 1st August 1916. Aged 26. Born and lived Norwich. Enlisted Great Yarmouth. Son of John and Harriett Ebbage, of South Walsham, Norwich. Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 108 to 112.

HOWLETT

Reginald Coleman

Lance Corporal 200839. 1st/4th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died in Palestine on 19th April 1917. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL. Panels 12 to 15.

CHAPMAN

George Granville Garfield

Sapper 500375. 2nd Army Troops Company, Canadian Engineers. Died on 31st May 1917. Aged 32. Born in Norfolk on 19th June 1884, he was the son of Jane Ellen Chapman, of The Lodge, South Walsham, Norfolk, England, and the late James Chapman. Sapper Chapman was a Lineman. Buried: Hersin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. I. E. 22.

CLARE

(Francis) Phillip

Private 16285. 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 8th August 1918. Commemorated: Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4.

CURTIS

E.C.

Deck Hand 3584/DA. H.M. Drifter "Hastfen. Royal Naval Reserve. Died 11th February 1915. Aged 21. Son of Henry James and Harriet Emily Curtis, of Staithe Cottage, South Walsham, Norfolk. Buried: Dartmouth (Longcross) Cemetery, Devon. Ref. 149.

JERMY

Gerald Arthur

Private 48848. 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Formerly 202303 Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action in France and Flanders on 2nd September 1918. Aged 24. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Frederick and Charlotte Jermy, of Charity Farm, South Walsham, Norwich. Commemorated: Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 and 6.

PARKER

Bertie

Private 161002. 10th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt.) Died of wounds in France on 11th April 1917. Aged 26. He was born in Hemplington, Norfolk on 28th January 1891, the son of Lillian and Anne Parker, of Venture Cottage, South Walsham, Norwich, England. Private Parker was a farmer. Buried: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. XXII. F. 20.

PEARSON

Reginald Oswald

Second Lieutenant. 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action on 16th June 1915. Commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

PRATT

Bertie James

Private (Lance corporal on memorial) 26112. 14th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regt.). Died on 25 July 1918. Aged 37. Son of Frederick James and Emma Pratt. Born at South Walsham, Norfolk, England on 21st December 1880. Pte. Pratt was a grocer in Canada. He was unmarried. Buried: Wanquetin Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref. II. B. 21.

PRATT

James Robert

Able Seaman R/604. Anson Battalion R.N. Div., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died on 26th October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Frederick James Pratt, of South Walsham, Norfolk. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen. Panel 2 to 3 and 162 to 162A .

TURNER

Ethelbert Palmer

Petty Officer Stoker 290487. H.M.S. "Arethusa. Royal Navy. Died on 11th February 1916. Aged 35. Son of Robert and Eliza Turner, of Hunstanton, Norfolk; husband of Emma M. Turner, of South Walsham, Norfolk. Commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 17. Special Note: HMS Arethusa was a Light Cruiser. She hit a German mine off Felixstowe, and broke in two and sank.

WRIGHT

Harold William George

Lance Corporal GS/52828. 7th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Died on 6th April 1918. Aged 28. Son of William and Minnie Eliza Wright ; husband of Emma Wright of Marsh Road, South Walsham, Norwich. Commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL. Addenda Panel.

ALL OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
"THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR
EVERMORE

1939-1945

BULL

Alfred

Corporal 5770069. 2nd Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died between 26th and 27th May 1940. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Bull, of Ramsgate, Kent; husband of Daisy Kathleen Bull, of South Walsham, Norfolk. Commemorated: Dunkirk Memorial. Column 43.

BROWN

Norman

Private 14631269. Gloucestershire Regiment, attd. 8th Battalion Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. Died on 10th September 1944. Aged 19. Son of Arthur Bramwell Brown and Hilda Brown, of South Walsham, Norfolk. Buried: Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France. Ref. Divn. 67. Row H. Grave 9.

MOORE

Douglas

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29 February 2004

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