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TERRINGTON ST JOHN WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and Copyright © Cliff Brown 2002
additional information Margaret Goman

1914-18

ALEXANDER

Frederick William

Rfn, B/200771, 1st Rifle Brigade. 28-3-18, age 23. Son of John & Pleasance Alexander, St John's Fen End. Arras Memorial, France.

BEDFORD

Thomas W

Pte, 6234, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. 26-8-14, age 29, Le Cateau. Born Walsoken, enlisted Wisbech. Son of the late Harvey and Jane Bedford, of Old Walsoken. Husband of May Bedford, of West Walton. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-Maritime, France. Also West Walton & Walsoken.

BUNTING, MC

William

Capt, 8th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 11-8-17, age 22. Son of John & Sarah Bunting, Terrington St John. The Huts Cemetery, Dikkebusse, Belgium.

CAMMACK

Arthur Leonard

Pte, 28090, 13th Essex Regiment. 13-11-16. born Hull, enlisted Norwich, living Middle Drove. Son of Mr M Cammack, Middle Drove. Serre Road Cemetery No 2, Somme, France. Also listed Marshland Smeeth.

CAMMACK

Albert E

Pte, G/26128, 7th East Kent Regiment. Killed in action 4-11-18. Preux-au-Bois Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Also listed Marshland Smeeth.

DARLOW

Albert Harry

Pte 41303, 8th North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12-4-18, age 19. Son of Joseph Darlow, Terrington St John. Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium.

DAWSON

Arthur Donald

(Known as Donald) A Boy Scout from Terrington St John who was accidentally shot in the leg, which was later amputated, and who sadly died in hospital from the injuries he sustained. The accident took place at Terrington Marsh on Wednesday 9th December 1914 and Donald died on Thursday 10th December 1914. Donald was living at the Coastguard Station at Admiralty Point acting as a Sea Scout. He was 15 years of age.

DREW

Thomas G

Pte 18027 Pte, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. 9-5-15, age 23, attack on Aubers Ridge. Born Terrington St John, enlisted Norwich. Son of Robert & Harriett Drew, Terrington St John. Formerly 16776 Norfolk Regiment. Le Touret Memorial, France.

EMMS

Walter

Pte, 40211, 9th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 18-10-16. Born Terrington, enlisted King's Lynn. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

EVERETT

William

Pte, 52763, 23rd Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 18-1-18. Formerly 48683 Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment. Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.

LARGE

George Jewson

Pte, G/14976, 12th Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 8-10-16, age 16. Son of John H & Ann Maria Large, Fence Bank, Walpole Highway. Couin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais. See also Walpole St Peter Village Hall.

PECK

George

Rfn, B/200096, 10th Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 20-4-17. Formerly S/5223 Norfolk Regiment. Hermies Hill British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

POWLEY

Richard

Pte, G/9086, 6th Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 9-8-16. Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France.

1939-1945
BUTLER Charles William
C/JX 351203 Ordinary Seaman, HMS Veteran, Royal Navy. 26-9-42, age 19. Son of John William & Almie Butler, of Terrington St John. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.
COURTMAN Arthur J
5772518 Sgt, 7th Royal Norfolk Regiment. 8-8-44, age 36. Son of William Wright Courtman & Sarah Jane Courtman; husband of Dorothy Beatrice Frances Courtman, King's Lynn. Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Last updated 14 July, 2008

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