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TITCHWELL WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed by Carolynn Langley; Researched by Lynda Smith - 2003

The Memorial is situated to the right of the entrance of the church of St. Mary the Virgin at Titchwell. 

Photographs Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2003

IN MEMORY OF
TITCHWELL MEN
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.

JARVIS  Charles J

Private 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.   

SADLER John F H 

Private 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.    

COUZENS Alfred

Private 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.

ROUT William Henry 

Private 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.   

RUTLAND George William

Private 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.

SPORNE  Albert James

Private 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

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

21 March 2004

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