War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed by Carolynn Langley; Researched
by Lynda Smith - 2003
Memorial is situated to the right of the entrance of the church of St.
Mary the Virgin at Titchwell.
Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2003
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.
20662. 1st Battalion Essex Regiment. Formerly 18796
Norfolk Regiment. Died at sea on 13th August 1915. (Memorial
gives date as April 1915). Aged 40. Born Dersingham. Lived Titchwell.
Enlisted Norwich. Husband of Helen Jarvis, of Sparrow Hall, Titchwell,
King's Lynn. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 144
to 150 or 229 to 233.
240091. 1st/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died in Palestine
on 19th April 1917. Born Titchwell. Enlisted Thornham,
Norfolk. Buried: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel. Ref. XXIII. E. 15.
18196, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France
& Flanders 23rd April 1917. Age 33. Born Swaffham,
enlisted Norwich. Son of Alfred and Harriet Couzens; husband of
Thirza Alice Couzens, of Titchwell, King's Lynn. Commemorated on
ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.
41490. 13th Battalion Essex Regiment. Formerly 25700
Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders
on 28th April 1917. Aged 24. Son of Fanny Louisa Rout,
of Titchwell, King's Lynn, and the late David William Rout. Commemorated:
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
G/11292. 7th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed
in action with the British Expeditionary Force on 27th
March 1918. (Memorial gives date as 24th March). Aged
30. Born Titchwell. Enlisted Elswick. Son of William and Charlotte
Rutland, of Titchwell, Lynn, Norfolk. Commemorated: POZIERES MEMORIAL,
Somme, France. Panel 46 and 47.
241745. 5th/6th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed
in action in France & Flanders on 13th April 1918.
(Memorial gives 12th August 1918). Aged 33. Born Titchwell.
Lived Newcastle. Enlisted Elswick. Son of James Sporne, of Titchwell,
King's Lynn. Commemorated: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton,
Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 5
LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.