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THETFORD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Trscribed Geoffrey Bloomfield
researched Martin Edwards 2007

The memorial is to be found on the Thetford town market place. It takes the form of an octagonal column on top of which is a column with a cross pomme finial on the top all of which rest on a stepped base. Each section of the memorial is alternately either polished or unpolished the polished sections being one step the plinth the shaft and the cross. The main front facet of octagonal plinth has the seal of Thetford (castle surrounded by words “Antiq burgh de Thetford”) with inscription underneath. The memorial was unveiled 4th December 1921 by Major General Sir Charles V F Townshend. There are 117 names for World War 1 and 45 names for World War 2 . The names have been sorted here into alphabetical order to aid research and reading.

The unveiling from an old postcard
Photograph below © Geoffrey Bloomfield 2009

ANTIQ BURGH DE THETFORD
1914 1918
IN
EVER GRATEFUL
REMEMBRANCE
OF THE MEN OF
THIS BOROUGH
WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
"LEST WE FORGET"

ALLATSON

Walter Percy

Acting Corporal 12274, 7th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 21 July 1916. Born Stanmore, Essex, enlisted Manchester. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 C. See also Thetford St Peter

ALLISON Stanley William
Lance Serjeant 235112, 25th Battalion (Tyneside Irish), Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 9 April 1917. Aged 19. Born Theford, enlisted Norfolk. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Allison, of 47, Castle St., Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 2081, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 21. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
ARCHER Frederick
Private G/17773, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 15 August 1917. Born Thetford, enlisted Noriwch. Formerly 2659, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row K. Grave 21.
ASHFIELD Ernest Robert
Private 29505, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 25. Son of Jacob and Elizabeth Ashfield, of 1, St. Giles Lane, Thetford, Norfolk. Born and enlisted Thetford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. See also Thetford St Peter
BACKLOG Edward James
Private 11945, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in actiojn 16 May 1915. Aged 37. Born and resident Thetford, enlisted Bourne, Lincolnshire. Son of John Edward and Sarah Ann Backlog, of 30, Bury Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. ee also Thetford St Mary
BACKLOG Ernest John
[Listed a J E on memorial] Private 17233, "P" Company, 3rd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in the United Kingdom 22 March 1915. Aged 36. Born Thetford, enlisted Norwich. Son of Mrs. T. A. Backlog, husband of E. M. Backlog, of 32, Bury Rd., Thetford. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, norfolk. See also Thetford St Mary
BAKER Arthur H
Private 38298, 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25 October 1917. Born Thetford, enlisted Howden. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row F. Grave 44. See also Thetford St Peter
BAMBRIDGE Walter George
Private 60063, 101st Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 13 May 1918. Aged 35. Born Griston, Norfolk, enlisted Theford. Formerly 25940 [SDGW] or 31057 [CWGC], Royal Fusiliers. Son of George and Emmeline Bambridge, of Griston, Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot XI. Row I. Grave 14A. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
BAMBRIDGE William George
Private 60621, 102nd Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 2 May 1918. Aged 30. Enlisted Norwich, resident Thetford. Son of Fairfax Bambridge, of Thetford; husband of Jessie Maria Bambridge, of 51, Boston Rd., Ipswich. Formerly 48077, Duke of Cambridge's Own ( Middlesex Regiment). Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot D. Row N. Grave 552. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
BARKER William E
probably William Edward BARKER, Private 200435, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 29 September 1918. Enlisted Norwich. Son of William George and Gertrude Fanny Barker, of Runcton-Holme, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot X. Row A. Grave 11. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
BEALES Arthur W
His birth was registered in the July to September Quarter 1884 in the Theford Registration District. In the 1891 census he was aged 8, a scholar, son of William and Sophia Beales, born Thetford, resident Bury Road, Thetford St Cuthbert, Thetford, Norfolk. In the 1901 census he is aged 18, an Iron Turner but now his place of birth is gioven as Stanstead, Essex, resident 20, Bury Road, Thetford St Mary, Thetford, Norfolk. See also Thetford St Mary
BECKETT William R
Private G/63082, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 17 February 1917. Aged 21. Born Thetford, enlisted Warley, resident Brentwood. Son of Robert and Mary Beckett, of 45, Old Market St., Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly G/8941, Royal West Surrey Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
BELL Charles
Private 51158, 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 3 August 1917. Aged 22. Born Norwich, enlisted Thetford. Son of Charles Christmas Bell and Elizabeth Bell, of 17, White Hart St., Thetford, Norfolk. Native of Norwich. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XVII. Row G. Grave 1A. See also Thetford St Peter
BELL

Douglas George

Lance Corporal 15525, 10th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 4 October 1917. Born and resident Croxton, Norfolk, enlisted Malton. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot LVIII. Row F. Grave 2. See also Thetford St Peter

BENNETT Charles
[Listed as Charles in the NORFOLK ROLL OF HONOUR] There is a Christopher BENNETT, Private 44162, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 36. Born Thetford, enlisted Norwich. Son of the late Mrs. Jane Bennett. Formerly 26243, Norfolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAl, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Thetford St Mary
BLOOMFIELD James Thomas
Private 40068, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action 27 January 1917. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Warrington. Son of William and Eliza Bloomfield, of 80, Magdalen St., Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 27008, South Lancashire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 A. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
BOAST Roland D
Private 136235, 31st Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 28 June 1918. Born Stowmarket, Suffolk, enlisted Attleborough, resident Thetford. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 11. See also Thetford St Mary
BURTON John Ashley
Bombardier L/42791, "A" Battery, 14th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 25 November 1917. Aged 25. Enlisted and resident Nottingham. Son of M. A. Osborn (formerly Burton), of 69, Vicarage Rd., Thetford, and the late W. J. Burton. Buried in KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section O. Grave 18. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
BUTCHER Walter
Private 25829, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 April 1917. Aged 31. Born and enlisted Thetford. Son of Edward and Eleanor Butcher, of Thetford; husband of Amy Vera Butcher, of 20, Millers Lane, Thetford. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 4. See also Thetford St Peter
BYE Charles
Corporal 29778, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 December 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Bye, of 6, Abbey Green, Thetford, Norfolk; brother of George (below). No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4. See also Thetford St Peter
BYE George
Private 41522, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 20 November 1917. Aged 29. Born, resident and enlisted Thetford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Bye, of 6, Abbey Green, Thetford, Norfolk; brother of Charles (above). Formerly 5178, Norfolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 7 and 8. See also Thetford St Peter
CAMPKIN Victor Christmas
Private 13148, 2nd Regiment, South African Infantry. Died 23 September 1917. Aged 25, Son of Harry Campkin. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VIII. Row D. Grave 3. See also Thetford St Peter
CARTER Arthur Edward
Rifleman A/203365, 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 31 January 1919. Aged 31. Son of A. J. and Phoebe Carter, of 74, Magdalen St., Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in CHARLEROI COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section R. Grave 14.
CARTER Henry Frederick
Private 8858, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 25 October 1914. Born St Mary's, Thetford, enlisted Brandon, Suffolk. Buried in BROWN'S ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, FESTUBERT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 13.
CHASE Gerald Victor
Private 42037, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 30 November 1917. Aged 28. Born Croxton, Norfolk, enlisted and resident Thetford. Husband of Martha E. Chase, of 1, Market Place, Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 3036, Norfolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 7 and 8. See also Thetford St Peter and Thetford St Cuthbert [listed as Victor Gerald]
CLAXTON Frederick
Private 24201, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 23. Born Thetford, enlisted Norwich. Son of Fred William Claxton, of 3, Croxton Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
COLE Cecil Clarke
Second Lieutenant, 149th Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 13 October 1917. Aged 28. Son of Emily Cole, of 10, White Hart St., Thetford, Norfolk, and the late Edward Noah Cole. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row F. Grave 10. See also Thetford St Peter
COOKE

Arthur

Lance Sergeant 7683, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 22 November 1915. Aged 26. Born St. Ann, Nottingham, enlisted Thetford. Son of Henry A.nd Elizabeth Cooke, of 50, St. Nicholas St., Thetford Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 10. See also Thetford St Peter

COOKE

Sidney

Private 1961, "G" Company, 1st/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 24 September 1915. Aged 19. Born St Peter's, Norwich, enlisted Thetford. Son of Harry and Lizzie Cooke, of 50, St. Nicholas St., Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in 7TH FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Grave lost. Special memorial Section B. Grave 28. See also Thetford St Peter

CRAWFORD

Lidney [Oswald]

Lance Corporal 267218, 8th (Service) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 22 September 1918. Aged 27. Enlisted North Walsham, resident Thetford. Son of Lindsay Oswald and Florence Rhoda Crawford, of "Balcarres", Cabbell Rd., Cromer, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 60 to 64. See also Thetford St Peter

CRICK Frederick Ernest
Serjeant 320391, 15th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 6 September 1918. Born Hoxne, Suffolk, enlisted Woodbridge. Formerly 3282, Suffolk Yeomanry. Buried in PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY, MARICOURT, Somme, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 8. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
CUTTING Edward [James]
Private 200043, 1/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine Theatre of War 2 November 1917. Born Lodden, enlisted Thetford. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERy, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XXIV. Row B. Grave 12. See also Thetford St Mary
DAVEY Arthur George
Lance Corporal 22828, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 17 June 1918. Aged 21. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Maria Copping, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in TANNAY BRITISH CEMETERY, THIENNES, Nord, France. Plot 3. Row B. Grave 8.
DEBENHAM Henry Edward
Rifleman 388018, 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 29 October 1918. Aged 40. Enlisted and resident Thetford. Husband of Harriet Anne Debenham, of 13, Newtown, London Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row J. Grave 7. See also Thetford St Mary
DICKERSON Henry
Private 241790, 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusliers. Killed in action 14 October 1917. Aged 28. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. H. and Mrs. E. Dickerson, of 40, Magdalen St., Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 2638, Norfolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 19 to 23 and 162. See also Thetford St Peter
DICKERSON Louis Alfred
[Also spelt Lewis in the NORFOLK ROLL OF HONOUR] Private CH/201(S), Chatham Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action 7 May 1915. Aged 23. Born 3 October 1891, in Thetford, Norfolk. Son of Harriet Dickerson, of (finally) 111, Bury Rd. Thetford, Norfolk. Birth registered in the October to December Quarter 1891 in the Thetford Registration District. Enlisted 14 September 1914 in London, aged 22 years 11 months 11 days; with Chatham Battalion Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force 6 February 1915 until his death. Mother living at 6 Jordon Place, Thetford when he enlisted then 6 Garden Place, Thetford. Electrician by trade. Heoght 5 feet 3½ inches, complexion fresh. eyes brown, hair brown. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, living with his parents James and Haiet, born Thetford, resident 6, Mill Lane, Thetford St Mary, Thetford, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he is aged 19, son of James and Harriet Diskerson, an Electrician/Switchman, born Thetford, resident 6, Mill Lane, Thetford St Mary, Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 2 to 7. See also Thetford St Mary
DIVER Frederick Isaac
Stoker 1st Class K/33593, H.M.S. Pembroke II, Royal Navy. Died during an air raid on Chatham 3 September 1917. Aged 29. Born 4 July 1888 in Thetford. Dock labourer by trade. Height 5 feet 8¾ inches, hair brown, eyes blue, complexion fresh. Husband of Ethel Diver (nee Talbot), of 42, Castle Street, Thetford, Norfolk; they married in the October to December Quarter 1911 in the Thetford Registration District. In the 1911 census he was the son of Louisa Jane Diver (a widow), aged 22, born Hopton, Suffolk, a General Labourer, resident 7 Old Market Street, Thetford, Thetford St Mary, Norfolk. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot I. Row M. Grave 564.
DIVER John Walter
Sergeant 451757, 58th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 23 April 1916. Aged 33. Husband of Maud C. Diver, of 50, Castle St., Thetford, Norfolk. Born 7 August 1882 in Hopton, Norfolk. His birth was registered in the July to September Quarter 1882 in the Thetford Registration District. He was baptised 25 February 1883 in Thetford. In the 1891 census he was the son of Matthew J and Louisa J Diver, aged 8, a scholar, born Hopton, Suffolk, resident Old Market Street, Thetford St Mary, Thetford, Norfolk. He was married to either Maud Edith Jessup or Maud Hall in the April to June Quarter 1906 in the Thetford Registration District. He attested 20 June 1915 and passed fit 26 June 1915 at Niagara, Ontario, Canada, aged 34, height 5 feet 11½ inches, girth 39 inches, complexion fair, eyes blue, hair fair, religious denomination Church of England. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row C. Grave 3. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2533 - 37
EALAND Arthur Noel
Second Lieutenant, 88th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 15 July 1918. Aged 34. Son of the late Charles Winn Ealand and Annie Ealand; husband of Emma Augusta Mary Ealand, of The Glebe House, Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 4. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
ELMER Charles Edward
Private 267247, 2/6th Battalion (Territorials), Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 4 August 1916. Aged 18. Born St Cuthbert's, Thetford, enlisted Thetford. Son of Edgar and Mary Elmer, of 54, Magdalen St., Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 60 to 64. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
FISON Frank Henry
Lieutenant, 2/6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Aged 22. Son of George Henry and Elizabeth Mary Fison. Native of Brandon, Suffolk. Buried in AUBERS RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, AUBERS, Nord, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 16. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
FLINT Harry Lewis
Gunner 174374, 12th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 26 July 1917. Enlisted Thetford. Buried in BELGIAN BATTERY CORNER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row F. Grave 5. See also Thetford St Mary
FOWELL

Thomas A

Gunner 275760, 15th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 24 September 1917. Born St. Peter's, Theford, enlisted Thetford. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Grave lost. Special Memorial Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 6. See also Thetford St Peter

FROST Bertie
Private 6022, 2/6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 19 July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr. R. Frost, of 30, Norwich Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in AUBERS RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, AUBERS, Nord, Frace. Plot III. Row B. Grave 7. See also Thetford St Cuthbert [Cannot locate on SDGW]
GAYFORD Arthur F
Private 7724, 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 27 October 1914. Born and resident Thetford, enlisted Doncaster. Buried in Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 46.
GEE William Robert
Private 35815, 44th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 20 September 1916. Aged 25. Born Leatherhead, Surrey, enlisted Thetford. Son of Robert Gee, of Cannon Farm, Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 24013, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 36. See also Thetford St Peter
GERMANY William Frederick
[Frederick William on SDGW] Lance Corporal 28095, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 19 March 1918. Aged 21. Born Stow Bardolph, Norfolk, enlisted Norwich, resident Stow Bridge, Norfolk. Son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Germany. Native of Norfolk. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVI. Row E. Grave 4.
GIBBS William [James]
Private 3/8854, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 5 May 1915. Born Thetford, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.
GREEN William Arnold
Private 5711, 44th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action 14 March 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mary Green and the late Henry Green, of 8 King Street, Thetford; husband of Mrs. M. S. Durnford (formerly Green), of Curtis St., Osborne Park, Western Australia. Born at Thetford, Norfolk, England. Educated at Thetford Grammar School. Arrived in Australia aged 19. Seved on H.M. Ship Conway as cadet in Mechant Service, left sea with eye trouble. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 30. Australian Roll of Honour Circular See also Thetford St Cuthbert
GRINLING William John
Private 7774, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 6 May 1916. Aged 27. Born St peter's, Thetford, enlisted Brandon, Suffolk. Son of James and Charlotte Grinling, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XXI. Row Q. Grave 33.
HAILSTONE Clement John
Private 19376, 5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 17. Born Gt. Barton, Suffolk, enlisted Norwich. Son of Morris Charles and Rebecca Wheatley Hailstone, of 11, St. Mary's Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See also Thetford St Mary
HAMBLING Lusher N
Gunner 86291, 354th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery Killed in action 18 September 1918. Born Bury St Edmunds, enlisted Norwich, resident Thetford. Buried in SAVY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row Z. Grave 14. See also Thetford St Mary
HAMMOND Arthur Claude
Private 17984, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 January 1916. Aged 21. Born Soham Toney, enlisted Norwich. Son of Thomas and Esther Elizabeth Hammond, of 37, Bury Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 6. See also Thetford St Mary
HORN Christopher James
Lance Corporal 19321 [CWGC] or 19231 [SDGW], 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in qaction 15 September 1916. Aged 24. Born Lakenheath, Suffolk, enlisted Norwich. Son of Christopher and Susan Horn, of 21, Earles St., Thetford, Norfolk; husband of Annie Elizabeth Horn, of Rose Cottage, Garboldisham, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
HORN Philip Fred Wilby
Private 3517, 1/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1915. Born Lakenheath, Suffolk, enlisted Lincoln, resident Thetford. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
HUBBARD Charles
Sapper 471623, 34th Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 5 May 1917. Aged 41. Born Fakenham, enlisted Thetford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Hubbard, of Great Fakenham, Thetford; husband of Mary Hubbard, of 71, Bury Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 55. See also Thetford St Mary
HUGGINS William
Private 8138, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 31 October 1916. Born St Mery's Norwich, enlisted Brandon, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 10.
JACKSON Bernard Ivo
Private 29539, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 September 1918. Aged 24. Born New Buckenham, Norfolk, enlisted Thetford. Son of Henry Charles and Emma Jackson. Buried in RED CROSS CORNER CEMETERY, BEUGNY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 20.
KENDALL William Richard
Private 235487, 25th Battalion (Tyneside Irish), Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 23 March 1918. Aged 19. Born Thetford, enlisted North Walsham. Son of Mrs. H. S. Bailey, of 11, Bury Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2 and 3. See also Thetford St Mary
KENYON

James [Henry]

Lance Corporal 20400, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 11th August 1917. Born Clacton, Essex, enlisted Thetford. Son of Mrs. Hine, of 5, Warwick Parade, Old Rd., Clacton-on-Sea. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4. See also Thetford St Peter

KYBIRD William John
Private 40521, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 February 1917. Aged 31. Born Thetford, enlisted Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Kybird, of Thetford; husband of Millicent Flo Kybird, of East Wretham, Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 4112, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 40. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
LAMBERT Wilfrid Fowell
Gunner 97804, Independent Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died 5 March 1919. Aged 28. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Lambert, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. Division. 64. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 4.
LANE Allan Charles
Private 126409, 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 13 June 1916. Aged 21. Born 9 June 1895 in Thetford. Son of Mr. James N. and Mrs. Mary Lane, of 201, Dunne Avenue, Toronto. Draftsman by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted 9 September 1915, age 20 years 3 months, at Guelph, Ontario, Canada, height 5 feet 4½ iches, girth 33¾ inches, complexion medium, eyes blue, hair brown, religious denomination Methodist. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, son of Janes Norton and Mary Lucilla Lane, born Thetford, Norfolk, resident 35, White Hart Street, Thetford St Cuthbert, Thetford, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, son of Janes Norton and Mary Lucilla Lane, at school, born Thetford, Norfolk, resident 14 Station Road, Thetford St Cuthbert, Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5361 - 53 See also Thetford St Peter
LEBBON

Percy

Farrier Sergeant 885610, 54th Divison Ammunition Column (Territorial), Royal Field Artillery. Died in Egypt 25 January 1918. Aged 31. Enlisted Turnham St Martin, resident Thetford. Husband of Agnes Mabel Lebbon, of 33, Pike Lane, Thefford, Norfolk. Buried in CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section Q. Grave 265. See also Thetford St Peter

LEGGATT George William
[Seplt LEGGET on SDGW & CWGC] Private 325574, 1/9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 29. Enlisted Hon, Norwich, resident Thetford. on of James Leggett, of Brandon Rd., Watton, Thetford; husband of W. A. O. Leggett, of 42, Acklam Rd., North Kensington, London. Formerly 5508, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 19. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
LEWIS William Benjamin
Private 63207, 12th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 31 July 1917. Born Thetford, enlisted Canning Town, resident Poplar. Formerly 6313, 4/3rd London Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.
LOCKWOOD Arthur E
Private 34981, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 23 March 1918. Born Thetford, enlisted Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 44 and 45. See also Thetford St Mary
LOCKWOOD George William
Private 8524, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 31 August 1916. Born Croxton, Norfolk, enlisted Brandon. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XXI. Row S. Grave 39. See also Thetford St Peter
MAKINS Louis B
Private 8307, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 22 November 1915. Born St Cuthbert's, enlisted Thetford. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 10.
MANN Herbert Henry
Private 47619, 9th (Northumberland Hussars) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers Killed in action 24 October 1918. Aged 22. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Joseph Henry and Ellen Matilda Mann, of 11, Tovells Rd., Ipswich. Native of Cherry Hinton, Cambridge. In the 1901 census Hebert H Mann was aged 4, son of Joseph Henry and Ellen M Mann, born Cambridge, resident 9, White Hart Street, Thetford St Peter, Thetford, Norfolk. In the 1911 census he is aged 14, son of Joseph Henry and Ellen Matilda Mann, born Cherryhinton, Cambridge, resident 11 Raymond St, Thetford St Mary, Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in BERMERAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 3. See also Thetford St Mary
MUTEHAM

Bertie

Private 24211, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 11 August 1917. Aged 22. Born Thetford, enlisted Norwich. Son of George and Alice Muteham. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4. See also Thetford St Peter

MUTEHAM George
Private 500993, 435th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps. Died 20 December 1918. Aged 34. Son of George and Alice Muteham, of Thetford; husband of Edith Maud Muteham, of 17, Pike Lane, Thetford. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot I. Row M. Grave 565.
MUTEHAM J
Private 104185, Royal Fusiliers. Died 4 March 1919. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot D. Row P. Grave 607. See also Thetford St Peter
NEWTON

Leonard [James]

Rifleman A/3517, 7th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 17 June 1915. Aged 21. Born and resident Thetford, enlisted Rugby. Son of Thomas and the late Emily Newton, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XIV. Row C. Grave 12. See also Thetford St Peter

NICHOLLS William [Robert]
Private G/51113, 16th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's OWn (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 28 July 1917. Born Ixworth, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St Edmund's, resident Thetford. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row F. Grave 62. See also Thetford St Mary
NOTTINGHAM J A
No further information currently available
NUNN Edward James
Private G/69775, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) posted to 1st/22nd Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 34. Born Langford, Suffolk, enlisted and resident Chelsea, Middlesex. Son of George and Emma Nunn, of 18, Nether Row, Thetford, Norfolk; husband of Bridget Nunn, of 34, Kingsley House, Beaufort St., Chelsea, London. Formerly 3707, Hussars of the Line. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2. See also Thetford St Mary
NUNN William C
possibly Charles NUNN, Private 27213, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds 6 December 1916. Born Thetford, enlisted and resident Wisbech. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XX. Row E. Grave 8A. See also Thetford St Mary
OLLINGTON James William
there is a John William OLLINGTON, Private 17240, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 October 1915. Born Thetford, enlisted Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
PAPE H
[probably Bert short for Herbert] No further information currently available. See also Thetford St Peter
PEARSON William G
No further information currently available. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
PICKETT C
No further information currently available
PLATFOOT William Robert
Private 9006, 1/4th Battalion (Territorials), Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 21. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Robert George and Sarah Platfoot, of 21, St. Mary''s Row, Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 2662, Norfolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B. See also Thetford St Mary
QUADLING Ernest J
No further information currently available. See also Thetford St Mary
READ Eric Oswald (The Rev.)
Chaplain 4th Class, Army Chaplains' Department attached 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 October 1918. Aged 30. Son of George O. and Dora Read; husband of Alice Read, of "Gorsefield," Giles Lane, Canterbury. Native of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in CHAPEL CORNER CEMETERY, SAUCHY-LESTREE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 3.
RUSSELL Harry
No further information currently available. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
SAYER C W
possibly Walter SAYER, Private 3/10185, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 April 1916. Aged 29. Born Barnham, enlisted Norich. Son of Nathan and Priscilla Sayer, of Railway Cottages, Nunnery, Thetford. Native of Barnham, Thetford. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row K. Grave 39. See also Thetford St Peter
SCARROW James Bartolle
Acting Staff Serjeant S4/090107, Royal Army Service Corps attached 73rd Field Bakery. Died in East Africa 4 May 1917. Born Prickwillow, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Norwich, resident Thetford. Buried in DODOMA CEMETERY, Tanzania, Plot I. Row D. Grave 4. See also Thetford St Mary
SIMPSON Herbert
Private G/51190, 20th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 16 January 1918. Aged 32. Born Thetford St Mary's, Norwich, resident Thetford. Husband of Eleanor S. Blythe (formerly Simpson), of 197, Walton Rd., Woking, Surrey. See also Thetford St Cuthbert. Buried in MORY ABBEY MILITARY CEMETERY, MORY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 15. See also Thetford St Mary
SMITH Herbert [Sidney]
Lance Corporal 7109, 2nd Battalion, Lincolsnhire Regiment. Died of wounds 5 May 1915. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Thetford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Smith, of 37, Old Market St., Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row Q. Grave 1. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
SMITH H I
possibly Herbert SMITH, Private 242326, "D" Company, 1/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 19 April 1917. Aged 28. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Smith; husband of Mrs. M. B. Smith, of 9, Castle Row, Castle St., Thetford, Norfolk. Born at Fakenham, Norfolk. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XXX. Row F. Grave 7.
SMITH Lewis Hewitt
[Spelt Lewis Hewtt in NORDGOLK ROLL OF HONOUR] Clerk 3rd Class 309497, Royal Air Force. Died 7 November 1918. Aged 18. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot D. Row P. Grave 602. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
SMITH Sidney George
Rifleman 46194, 12th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 2 September 1918. Enlisted Norwich, resident Thetford. Buried in SUCRERIE CEMETERY, ABLAIN-ST. NAZAIRE Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 4. See also Thetford St Cuthbert and Thetford St Mary
SNELLING Frank William
Private 93015, Tank Corps. Died 20 February 1919. Aged 25. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot E. Row E. Grave 149. See also Thetford St Mary
SPAULL William Arthur
[Llisted as SPAUL on memorial] Private 220200, 2/4th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 29 May 1918. Enlisted North Walsham, resident Thetford. Son of Mr. G. Spaull, of 73, Castle St., Thetford, Norfolk. Formerly 265184, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in ST. VENANT-ROBECQ ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, ROBECQ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 15. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
SPENCER Edwin Henry
Private 2904, 23rd Battalion, London Regiment. Died 9 June 1915. Aged 23. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot B. Row E. Grave 143. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
SPINKS William Arthur
Private 51429, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds in United KIngdom 11 May 1917. Bornm Ickborough, Norfolk, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Chevington. Formerly 11812, 29th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Son of Thomas Spinks; husband of Rose Ellen Spinks, of 6, Nether Row, Thetford, Norfolk. Cremated at NUNHEAD (ALL SAINTS) CEMETERY, London. Screen Wall. 89. 32808. See also Thetford St Mary
STAGG

Bertie [Robert John]

Private 200111, 1st/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 19 April 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Thetford. Son of William Henry and Annie Elizabeth Stagg, of 16, St. Nicholas St., Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panels 12 to 15. See also Thetford St Peter and Thetford St Cuthbert

STEAD Arthur Edward
Private 19541, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 October 1916. Born Thetford, enlisted Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
STEGGLES Albert Edward
Private 6998, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 23 September 1914. Aged 31. Born and enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of William John and Mary Ann Steggles, of Bury St. Edmund's; husband of Florence Mable Steggles, of 7, St. Mary's Rd., Thetford. Formerly 3/22500, Royal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Thetford St Cuthbert and Thetford St Mary
STEVENS Ernest S
Serjeant 7528, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds at Ctesiphon, Mesopotamia, 22 November 1915. Born 16 January 1888 in Bardwell, Suffolk, enlisted York. A career soldier who formerly served in India. No known grave. Commemorated on the BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 10. See also Thetford St Mary
STEVENS Herbert James
Corporal 5221, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action near Missy, France 14 September 1914. Aged 32. Born St Mary's, Thetford SDGW) but actually 2 October 1882 in Hunstanton, Norfolk, enlisted Thetford. A career soldier who formerly served in South Africa (Boer War). Son of William and Rose Stevens; husband of Louise Emily Cott (formerly Stevens), of 34, Meredith St., Clerkenwell, London. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Thetford St Mary
STEVENS Robert Walter
Serjeant 18866, 3rd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of natural causes Friday, 28 February 1919 possibly from the Spanish Flu. Aged 34. Born 4 February 1885 in Hunstanton, Norfolk. A career soldier who formerly served in India and re-enlisted in December 1914. He remained in Britain for the duration of WW1. Son of William and Rosanna Stevens, of Thetford; husband of Lavinia Stevens, of Park Lane Villas, Nacton, Ipswich. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot D. Row P. Grave 605.
STREET

Albert

Rifleman 853, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 5 November 1914. Born, resident and enlisted Thetford. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panle 10. See also Thetford St Peter

STREET Harry
Serjeant 424, 1/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 22 September 1915. Born and enlisted Thetford. Buried in 7TH FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Grave lost. Special Memorial Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 16. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
STUBBINGS Walter John
Private 5940, 2/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 27 August 1916. Aged 35. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stubbing. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot D. Row M. Grave 482. See also Thetford St Peter
THACKER Percy William James
Air Mechanic 1st Class 333723, 14th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 14 June 1920. Aged 20. Son of George William and Emily Mary Thacker, of 1, Lime Kiln Lane, Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in SUEZ WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section B. Grave 80.
THURSTON Arthur W
No further information currently available. See also Thetford St Mary
TURRINGTON Sidney A
[Spelt TERRINGTON in the NORFOLK ROLL OF HONOUR] No further information currently available. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
WAGG Walter Edward
Lance Corporal 52907, No. 3 Company, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 32. Born and resident Thetford, enlisted Norwich. Formerly 10377, 28th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Son of William and Mary Wagg; husband of Francesca Marie Wagg (nee Ekberg), of 41, Bury Rd., Thetford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. See also Thetford St Mary

WEBB, MM

Bertie

Corporal 43408, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 8 November 1917. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Thetford. Son of Mrs. C. Webb, of 20, St. Nicholas St., Thetford, Norfolk. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXII. Row AA. Grave 3. See also Thetford St Peter

WELLS Clifford E A
No further information currently available. See also Thetford St Cuthbert
WILSON

Gavin Colbourne Campbell

Private 43364, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 4 September 1916. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Thetford. Son of William Campbell Wilson, and Mary Elizabeth Wilson, of Star Cottage, Morcombelake, Bridport, Dorset; husband of Lucy Lydia Hart (formerly Wilson), of Bulawayo, Rhodesia. His two brothers also fell (see below for Ronald). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See also Thetford St Peter

WILSON

Lazarus C

Private G/50018, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 1st February 1917. Aged 29. Born Thetford, enlisted and resident Bury St Edmund's. Son of Mark and Eliza Wilson, of Fornham Rd., Bury St. Edmunds. Formerly G/10606, Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Oas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 1. See also Thetford St Peter

WILSON Ronald Selby Champion
Serjeant 1348, 2nd Battalion, Rhodesia Regiment. Died 13 March 1917. Aged 36. Son of William Campbell Wilson and Kate Selby Wilson, of 54, St. Nicholas St., Thetford, Norfolk, England. Born at Hollingbourne, Kent, England. His two brothers also fell (see above for Gavin). Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 2. Row G. Grave 14. See also Thetford St Peter
WOODS

Victor Benjamin

Corporal 43720, 3rd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died at sea 30 December 1917. Born and enlisted Thetford. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATBY MEMORIAL, Egypt. See also Thetford St Peter

WYATT

Ernest Reginald

Private 9373, 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars, Cavalry. Died 26 November 1914. Aged 23. Born and resident Thetford, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of William and Emma Wyatt, of The Bungalow, Norwich Rd., Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 5. See also Thetford St Peter

 1939-1945
ALLISON Neville
Sergeant (Pilot) 658469, Royal Air Force. Died 8 January 1943. Aged 22. Son of William Robert and Sarah Elizabeth Allison, of Thetford. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot J. Row R. Grave 683.
BACKLOG Thomas Frederick James
Leading Seaman C/J113359, H.M.S. vesper, Royal Navy. Died 15 November 1942. Aged 33. Son of John Ernest and Mary Edith Backlog, of Thetford. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot E. Row J. Grave 338.
BAILEY Henry Arthur
Private 5779996, 5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese 21 September 1944. Aged 30. Son of Arthur and Gertrude Edith Bailey; husband of Florence Mary Bailey, of Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War cemetery, Singapore. Column 49.
BARNARD John William Clarence
Warrant Officer (Navigator/Bomber) 1200815, 82 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese 17 October 1943. Aged 33. Son of John William George and Florence Barnard, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Mynamar. Plot 4. Row E. Grave 14.
CAWLEY L
No further information currently available
CHIFNEY K C
No further information currently available
CHRISTIE Alan Wright
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 3005923, 59 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 18 August 1944. Aged 19. Son of Alexander and Edith Christie, of Thetford. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot 1. Row N. Grave 579.
CLARK Edward Arthur
[Listed as CLARKE on CWGC] Private 5781783, 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 10 September 1945. Aged 25. Son of Mrs. E. Clarke, of Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War cemetery, Singapore. Column 49.
COLLINS Robert Arthur
Private 2032382, 2nd Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 20 May 1940. Aged 21. Son of Tpr. Robert Richard Collins, Guards Machine Gun Regt. (died in France, 26th November, 1918), and of A. Collins, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot 5. Row D. Grave 24.
COOK T H S
No further information currently available
COOPER Arthur John
Private 5764145, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 12 November 1943. Aged 40. Son of James and Mary Ann Cooper, of Thetford; husband of Annie Cooper, of Thetford. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot F. Row M. Grave 443.
COOPER F G
No further information currently available
DAYTON Stanley [Roland]
Gunner 998178, 86 (5th Battalion, The Devonshire Regiment) Anti-Tank Regiment. Died 24 November 1944. Aged 31. Son of Stanley Oliver Dayton and Evelyn May Dayton, of Thetford, Norfolk; husband of Renee Winafred Dayton, of Thetford. Buried in SWARTBROEK CHURCHYARD, Limburg, Netherlands. Row 3. Grave 5.
DICKERSON Reginald William
Pilot Officer (Pilot) 15854, 106 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot E. Row E. Grave 167.
DOWNES B I
No further information currently available
DOWNING George Frederick
Sapper 2066977, 288 Field Company, Royal Engineers, Died as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese 11 March 1945. Aged 28. Husband of Evlyn Rose Mollie Downing, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 3. Row A. Grave 1.
FRENCH L A
No further information currently available
GOLDSMITH H A
No further information currently available
HANSORD Geoffrey Edward
Corporal 550407, Royal Air Force. Died 5 February 1942Aged 22. Son of Charles and Alice Louise Hansord, of Thetford; husband of Helen Mainds Hansord, of Staines, Middlesex. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot E. Row L. Grave 400.
HARRADINE Jeffrey James
Gunner 1798617, 425 Battery, 126 Heavy A.A. Regiment. Died 22 August 1944. Aged 23. Son of David Ralph and Florence Nellie Harradine, of Thetford. Buried in BRETTENHAM (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk.
HILL John Frederick
Corporal 5772348, 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 21 September 1944. Aged 27. Son of Henry and Florence M. Crick, of Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War cemetery, Singapore. Column 48.
HUBBARD Reginald William
Corporal 1233824, 160 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9 June 1945. Aged 23. Son of Reginald Harry and Florence Annie Hubbard, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in COLOMBO (LIVERAMENTU) CEMETERY, Sri Lanka. Plot 3. Row E. Grave 6.
KENDLE Cecil Robert
Corporal 5775158, 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died during the invasion of Sinagpore 14 February 1942. Aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kendle, of Thetford. Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War cemetery, Singapore. Column 48.
KEYMER T E
No further information currently available
KNIGHTS Walter Robert [Charles]
Leading Aircraftman 404303, Royal Air Force. Died 16 Spril 1940. Aged 46. Son of Walter Robert and Elizabeth Knights; husband of Alice Edith Knights, of Thetford. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot D. Row U. Grave 814.
KNOTT Douglas Clement
Driver 2369737, 8 Air Formation Signals, Royal Corps of Signals. Died 9 December 1942. Aged 21. Son of Clement Benjamin and Eliza Knott, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in TEHRAN WAR CEMETERY, Iran. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 2.
LEACH J N
No further information currently available
LOCKE E B
No further information currently available
LOCKWOOD Robert George
Aircraftman 2nd Class 770908, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 10 September 1939. Aged 39. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot F. Row D. Grave 105.
LORD W T
No further information currently available
MITCHELL Harry Douglas
Serheant (Wireless Operator [Air]) 1395992, 75 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11 June 1944. Aged 21. Son of Henry James Mitchell and Ethel May Mitchell, of Thetford, Norfolk; husband of Alice Elizabeth Mitchell, of Thetford. Buried in TILLIERES-SUR-AVRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Eure, France. Collective grave.
NOBBS A
No further information currently available
NUTT Richard Harwood
Second Lieutenant 200755, 6th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 21 January 1942. Aged 30. Son of William Harwood Nuttt and Ethel Minors Nutt; husband of Elizabeth Dorothy Nutt, of Thetford, Norfolk. Mentioned in Despatches. Buried in KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Plot 29. Row A. Grave 17.
OVE D W
No further information currently available
PAGE Bertie Clarence
Private 5776766, 4th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 21 September 1944. Aged 25. Son of Robert U. and Edith E. Page, of Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War cemetery, Singapore. Column 52.
PUTTERFORD J W
No further information currently available
RAMPLEY Frederick George
Driver T/219230, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 15 September 1943. Aged 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. A. Rampley, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Italy. Plot II. Row A. Grave 6.
REEVE Alfred Edward
Private 1642273, 4th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 7 January 1945. Aged 34. Son of Frederick and Lucy Reeve, of Thetford, Norfolk; husband of Amy A. Reeve, of Thetford. Buried in BRUNSSUM WAR CEMETERY, Linburg, Netherlands. Plot/Row/Section V. Joint grave 240-241.
REGENT Robert Edward Harry
Aircraftman 2nd Class 1874519, 969 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23 March 1944. Aged 19. Son of William Edward and Elsie Jane Regent, of Thetford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 243.
SCARBOROUGH Frederick J
Private 5783636, 7th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 5 August 1944. Aged 22. Son of Heber and Maud Sarah Scarborough, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL, Calvados, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 10.
SECKER Walter Edward
Lance Serjeant 2046145, 288 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 12 September 1944. Aged 30. Son of Harry and Matilda Secker, of Thetford, Norfolk; husband of Ethel Winifred Secker, of Thetford. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War cemetery, Singapore. Column 39.
STEARNE William
Sapper 5769096, Royal Engineers. Died 22 February 1944. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot F. Row M. Grave 456.
WARREN Harry [Edwin]
Serheant (Wireless Operator /Air Gunner) 1028640, 156 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 28 August 1943. Aged 31. Son of Muriel Warren, and stepson of R. Roper, of Thetford, Norfolk; husband of Olive Mary Warren, of Gedling, Nottinghamshire. Buried in ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row D. Collective grave 11-13.
WHITE Hebert Albert
[Listed as A H WHITE on memorial] Leading Seaman C/JX 138664, H.M.S. Mastiff, Royal navy. Died 21 November 1939. Aged 22. Son of Herbert Albert and May Elizabeth White, of Thetford. Buried in THETFORD CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot F. Row K. Grave 349.
WHITE K Sidney Charles
Fusilier 6459456, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 22 May 1940. Aged 20. Son of Herbert Albert and May Elizabeth White, of Thetford, Norfolk. Buried in ZWEVEGEM COMMUNAL CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave 4.

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