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SYNDERSTONE, ST MARY - WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 and Other Conflicts - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Carolynn Langley, Researched Martin Edwards - 2004

The memorial is on the left of the main path leading to the church.

Photographs Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2004

1914 - 1918
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO FOUGHT IN THE GREAT WAR.

ALLEN, M.M.

Reginald Osborne

Private 23656, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 1st November 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Syderstone, enlisted Norwich. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Son of C.O. and P. Allen of Syderstone, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. Buried in CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY, CONTAY, Somme, France. Grave III.E.15

AYRES

Arthur William

Leading Stoker K/13366, HMS Prince Eugene, Royal Navy. Died 20th November 1918. Aged 25. Son of Herbert and Ella Ayres, of Syderstone, King's Lynn. Buried in ST MARY CHURCHYARD, SYDERSTONE, Norfolk.

ARTHUR WILLIAM AYRES
Leading Stoker RN. K / 13366
H.M.S. PRINCE EUGENE
20th NOVEMBER 1918 age 25

BOWMAN

Oscar Duffield

Private 40541, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd February 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 29. Born Swaffham, enlisted Oldham, Lancashire. Son of G. and M. A. Bowman, of Syderstone, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Buried in ETRETAT CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave I. C. 4.

BENNETT

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COLLISON

Thomas Walter

Private 23346. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 27th February 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Syderstone, enlisted King's Lynn. Son of Thomas and the late Elizabeth Collison, of Syderstone, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VII. G. 18.

CUBITT

Alfred Alec Arnold

Lance Sergeant 15534, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 25. Born Burgh Apton, enlisted Norwich. Son of Arthur Alfred and Helen Jessie Cubitt, of Syderstone, King's Lynn. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.

ELSIEGOOD

William Arthur

[Spelt ELSEGOOD, listed as Arthur William, on SDGW and CWGC] Private 8798, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 24th August 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Syderstone, enlisted Norwich. Commemorated in ELOUGES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Dour, Hainaut, Belgium. Special Memorial C. 10.

GREEVES

G S

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HUNTER

Horace L

Private 43319, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Syderstone, enlisted Norwich. Formerly 2749, Norfolk Yeomanry.

LANGLEY

Frederick B

Private 19322, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 22nd April 1916 in Mesopotamia. Born Syderstone, enlisted Norwich.

LANGLEY

A Robert

Private 3/8086, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd March 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Syderstone, enlisted Norwich.

MUSSETT

R

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"MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"

1939 - 1945

POWELL

Frank

Private, 12th Norfolk Battalion, Home Guard. Died 7th November 1943. Age 19.

PRIVATE F. POWELL
12th NORFOLK Batt. HOME GUARD
7th NOVEMBER 1943 age 19

A LOVING SMILE A HEART OF GOLD
A FINER SON AND BROTHER
THIS WORLD WILL NEVER HOLD.

ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO WENT OUT FROM THIS
PARISH TO SERVE IN THE WAR RETURNED SAFELY

THANKS BE TO GOD.

On a separate stone

Falkland Islands 1982

FORGE

Michael L

Major, 5th Infantry Brigade Headquarters and Signals Squadron, Royal Signals. Died when the Gazelle helicopter (XX377) he was travelling in crashed near Pleasant Peak 6th June 1982. Resident Rochester, kent.

In the graveyard for not on the memorial

WIKELEY H

Second Lieutenant, 65th Searchlight Regiment, R.D., 2nd/6th Bedfordshire Regiment and Essex Regiment. Died 24th April 1941. Age 34. Bachelor of Art (B.A.).

2ND. LIEUT.
H. WIKELEY B.A.
65th SEARCHLIGHT REGT. RD
2nd/6th BEDS & ESSEX REGT..
24TH april 1941 age 34

SADLY MISSED
BY JESS, DONALD and MARY

Last updated 19 November, 2007

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