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STOCKTON WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2017

There is a brass plaque mounted in a wooden frame within the parish church commemorating one man. There is also a grave in the chucrhyard to another who died in 1920.

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To the Glory of God and in grateful memory of
ALL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND
COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919,
AMONGST WHOM CHARLES GASKINS
OF THIS PARISH DESERVES TO BE
ESPECIALLY COMMEMORATED.

GASKINS Charles
Private 18468, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 62nd Casualty Clearing Station 19th April 1918. Born Hellesdon and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery. II.F.38.
‘Soldiers Effects’ has property to Hilda Gaskins (wife). Appears to be William Charles Gaskins, birth recorded 1891 and husband of Hilda Gaskins (nee Randall). Parentage untraced and no proven connection with Stockton found.
Churchyard Headstone
MURTON B
Basil Murton. Guardsman 28345. 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 6th March 1920, aged 19 years. Commemorated Stockton (St Michael) Churchyard.
‘Soldiers Effects’ has property to Florence Murton. Appears to be George Basil Robert Cameron, born 1900 Gloucestershire. Parentage untraced. Adopted son of Frederick Charles and Florence Murton who are present 1901 Stockton, Norfolk.

Last updated 6 July, 2017

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