War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Juanita Hadwin, Vancouver, Canada-
Additional research by Lynda Smith.
Novers is situated north east of Fakenham.
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on CWGC & CD) Private 31888. 6th Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment.
Formerly 25663 Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday
17 January 1917. Age 32. Born Swanton Novers. Lived Melton Constable.
Enlisted Cromer. Husband of Ivy Elizabeth Mary Ducker (formerly
Bullock), of Swanton Novers, Melton Constable, Norfolk. Commemorated:
THIEPVAL MEMORIALSomme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B
314811. 5th/8th Heavy Trench Mortar Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery.
Formerly 3030 Royal Bucks Hussars. Died of wounds on Tuesday 9 July
1918. Age 20. Born Swanton Novers. Enlisted St. Swithin's Lane,
E.C. Son of Walter and Kezia Cousins, of Swanton Novers, Melton
Constable, Norfolk. Buried: AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION,
Pas de Calais, France. Ref. II. G. 13.
on CWGC & CD) Private 204022. 1st/4th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers.
Died Friday 15 September 1916. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: THIEPVAL
MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
39010. 12th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Died Monday 5 February 1917.
Age 31. Born and lived Swanton Novers. Enlisted Norwich. Son of
Robert and Georgianna Fox, of Bale, Melton Constable, Norfolk. Buried:
CROYDON (QUEEN'S ROAD) CEMETERY, Surrey, United Kingdom. Ref. G.
25806. 12th Bn., Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Formerly 25806
Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action Friday 3 November 1916. Age 33.
Born Swanton Novers. Enlisted King's Lynn. Son of Cyrus and Fanny
Gidney, of Swanton Novers, Melton Constable, Norfolk. Buried: CARNOY
MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Ref. W. 27.
attd. 7th Bn, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 24 August
1918. Age 27. Son of the late Rev. George Wilkinson Rolfe and of
Edith Rolfe of 4, Admiralty Row, East Wittering, Chichester. B.A.
Cantab. Born at Swanton Novers, Norfolk. Buried: MEAULTE MILITARY
CEMETERY, Somme, France. Ref. G. 36.
Fell in the Great War
1914 - 1918
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5777197. 5th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Sunday 14 November
1943. Age 27. Commemorated: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand.
Ref. 2. H. 42.
Corporal 5775845. 2nd Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Thursday
4 May 1944. Age 26. Son of George Edward and Kate Mabel Phillipo;
husband of Phyllis Mary Phillipo, of Thursford, Norfolk. Buried:
KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY, India. Ref. 2. A. 6.
5778551. 5th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Wednesday 3 February
1943. Age 28. Son of David James Watson and Elizabeth Watson, of
Swanton Novers, Norfolk. Buried: KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand.
Ref. 8. K. 40.
Fell in the Second World War
1939 - 1945