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STOKESBY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith 2003

Stokesby is situated just to the east of Acle.

1914-1918

BENNS

Stephen

Private 16942. 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 26 August 1915. Age 27. Born Stokesby. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mary Ann Benns, of Chapel Yard, Stokesby, Great Yarmouth . Buried: RIFLE HOUSE CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium II. B. 3.

BETTS

Henry L

No further information available at present.

BETTS

John H

No further information available at present.

BROOKS

John William Read

Corporal 190978. Royal Engineers. Inland Water Transport. Died Wednesday 24 October 1917. Age 27. Born Runham. Lived Stokesby. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: RUNHAM (S.S. PETER & PAUL) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

GRIMMER

Herbert William

Deck Hand 046/DA. H.M.S. "Halcyon II", Royal Naval Reserve. Died Friday 15 March 1918. Age 20. Son of Robert Grimmer. Buried: STOKESBY (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

GUNTON

Dennis Arthur

Private 16955. 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 13 October 1915. Age 19. Born Plumstead. Enlisted Norwich. Son of John H. and Ellen Gunton, of Herringby, Stokesby, Great Yarmouth. Commemorated: LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.

HENRY

Alfred Arthur

Private 41588. 7th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 22 March 1918. Age 19. Born Bermondsey, Surrey. Lived Stokesby. Enlisted Norwich. Son of George and Emily Henry, of Stokesby, Great Yarmouth. Commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29.

SMITH

Alfred A

Probably: Alfred Arthur Smith. Private 17244. 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 13 October 1915. Born Thurne, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France Panel 30 and 31.

SHREEVE

William

Private 20900. 1st Bn., Essex Regiment. Formerly 16979 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Friday 13 October 1916. Age 36. Born Great Yarmouth. Lived Stokesby. Enlisted Norwich. Brother of Mrs. A. Owen, of Lingwood, Norwich. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.

TUNGATE

William

Probably: William Percy Tungate. Private 19438.
1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Monday 4 September 1916. Born Great Yarmouth. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Ref. XXIII. H. 9.

VINCENT

William

No further information available at present.

1939 – 1945

CHAPMAN

Herbert J

No further information available at present.

COSSEY

Alexander William

Private 14592364. 9th Bn., Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. Died Tuesday 23 January 1945. Age 20. Son of George Edgar and Margaret Cossey, of Stokesby, Norfolk. Buried: VENRAY WAR CEMETERY, Limburg, Netherlands. Ref. IV. A. 7.

SIMPSON

Ralph S

No further information available at present.

2 June 2003

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