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TWYFORD ROLL OF HONOUR AND WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright ©
Martin Edwards 2008

Twyford is a village south east of Fakenham on the A1067, the Norwich to Fakenham road. The Roll of Honour is to be found in the parish church of St Nicholas. It lists one man who gave his life and twenty men who serveed and returned. The Roll of Honour is in the form of a wooden plaque with illuminated, hand painted inscription. The names here have been sorted into alphabetical order by section for ease of reading and research.

Photograph Copyright © Patrick Joice 2008

IN
GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THOSE IN THIS PARISH WHO SERVED
IN THE GREAST WAR THAT WE MIGHT
LIVE IN PEACE - 1914-1919

BARNES

Francis Edwin

[Listed as Corporal on plaques] Lance Corporal 17146, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 13th October 1915. Aged 28. Born Harleston, enlisted Norwich. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Barnes, of Twyford, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.

There is also a small brass plaque within the church:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF
CPL. FRANCIS EDWIN BARNES
7TH NORFOLK REGT.
KILLED IN ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS
OCTOBER 13TH 1915.
"FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH"

ROYAL NAVY

HAMOND, DSC

Charles Edward

Lieutenant Commander, Royal Navy. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.).

JOICE

George Frederick

Stoker 2nd Class, Royal Navy

NOBES

George F

Able Seaman, Royal Navy

HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES

AUSTIN

Edward

Trooper, K.O.R.R, Norfolk Yeomanry.

BARNES

Herbert J

Corporal, Royal Garrison Artillery.

BARNES

Leonard W

Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery

BAZALGETTE

L H

Major, Suffolk Regiment.

BAZALGETTE

R L

Second Lieutenant, 26th K G O, Light Cavalry

BIRD

Arthur J

Private 270081, Manchester Regiment. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal.

BIRD

Ernest

Private, Bedfordshire Regiment either Private 28165, Bedfordshire Regiment. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal or Private 31902, Bedfordshire Regiment. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal.

FARROW

Harry Charles

Private 2987, Royal Army Service Corps. Born Twyford about 1880. Enlisted aged 34 years 2 months. Groom by trade. Enlisted and passed fit 26th September 1914 at Norwich. Height 5 feet 2½ inches, girth 35¾ inches. Complexion fair, eyes good, hair light brown. Church of England. Initially appointed to the Grooms Corps, Army Service Corps. Did service at home 26 September 1914 to 16 October 1914; went with the Expeditionary Force to France 18 October 1914 to 22 October 1918. Entitled to 1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. Next of kin Mrs C Farrow, Chap Lodge, Twyford, East Dereham. Married Mary Emma Rackham.

[The Burnt Records contain this man's details and are available from ancestry.co.uk in partnership with The National Archives]

GUYMER

Alfred William

Corporal 23946, Norfolk Regiment. Entitled to the Victory Medal and British War Medal.

HAMOND, DSO, MC

Philip

Major, Norfolk Regiment. Awarded the Dist8iguished Service Order (D.S.O.) and Military Cross (M.C.).

HARVEY

William Watts

Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment.

HENDRY

Ernest

Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery

JOICE

Charles W

Private, M2/200932, Motor Transport, Army Service Corps. He was entitled to the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

MYHILL

Jesse

Private, Northamptonshire Regiment

NOBES

Charles E

Corporal (Driver) T4/092572, Royal Army Service Corps. Entitled to 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. Served in the Balkans from 24th November 1915.

NOBES

John E

Sapper, Royal Engineers. Served as 61533, Royal Fusiliers, then 24979 Northamptonshire Regiment, then 307305, Royal Engineers and finally WR/23007, Royal Engineers. Entitled to the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

RAMSAY, KCB

Sir John

Major-General, KCB

Last updated 22 May, 2016

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