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WALPOLE ST ANDREW & WALPOLE CROSS KEYS*

World war 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Cliff Brown 2002
Grave photographs copyright
© Peter Hunter 2005

*Note The same men appear on the Walpole Cross Keys memorial.

1914-18

BAILEY

Robert

43561 Pte, 8th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 11-11-16, age 24. Born Walpole St Andrew, enlisted Terrington. Son of Thomas & Alice Bailey, of Walpole St Andrew. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Brother of J T & W E Bailey, below.

BAILEY

John Thomas

43554 Pte, 8th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21-10-16, age 19. Born Walpole St Andrew, enlisted King's Lynn. Son of the late Thomas & Alice Bailey, of Walpole St Andrew. London Cemetery and Extension, Somme, France. Brother of above & below.

BAILEY

Walter Edward

30332 Pte, 10th (1st Hull - Commercials) East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 7-9-18, age 19. Son of Thomas & Alice Bailey, of Walpole St Andrew. Pont-D'Achelles Military Cemetery, Nord, France. Brother of R & J T Bailey, above.

BAILEY

David

9704 Pte, 1/4th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Palestine 2-11-17. Born Walpole St Andrew, enlisted King's Lynn. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

BARBER

Arthur

possibly 201135 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8-10-18. Enlisted Ipwich. Masnieres British Cemetery, Marcoing.

BLOY

James

possibly 13375 A/Sgt (Jack), BCompany, 8th Norfolk Regiment. Dow 7-10-16, age 21. Born Ickborough, enlisted Norwich. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. or 203323 Pte, 1st Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 31-5-17. Henin Communal Cemetery Extension.

BLOODWORTH

Herbert

66651 Pte, 217th Coy, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 16-8-17. Formerly 22277 Norfolk Regiment. Lived Walpole Cross Keys. Tyne Cot Memorial.

JACKSON

Charles Henry

No information.

JACKSON

George

possibly 15292 Guardsman, 2nd Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 16-9-14 at Soupir. La Ferte-sous-Jouaree Memorial, Seine-Maritime.

LARGE

Percy Leslie

11470 Pte, 241st coy Machine Gun Corps. Dow 3-12-17, age 19. Formerly 32498 Norfolk Regiment. Son of John Large, of Walpole St Andrew. Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.

LOWE

Reginald William J

83213 Pte, Machine Gun Corps. Died of wounds 9-12-17, age 23. Son of Mrs E J Lowe, of Kirnfield, Walpole St Andrew. Formerly 29280 Bedfordshire Regiment. Walpole St Andrew Churchyard.

NEWTON MM

William

9288 Cpl, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 12-10-16. Awarded Military Medal. Born Wisbech, enlisted Norwich. Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy.

NOBBS

Arthur

12267 Pte, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 2-10-15, age 19. Born Walpole St Andrew, enlisted London. Son of Isaac and Mary Ann Nobbs, of Walpole St Andrew. Delville Wood Cemetery, Somme, France. Brother of below.

NOBBS

Benjamin

43278 Pte, 1st Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 4-9-16, age 19. Born Walpole, enlisted Norwich. Son of Isaac & Mary Ann Nobbs, Walpole St Andrew. Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval. Brother of above.

NOBBS

Charles Herbert

70691 Pte, 15th coy Machine Gun Corps (formed in 5th Div, 27-12-15). Dow 30-6-17, age 19. Formerly 43135 Norfolk Regiment. Son of Mr and Mrs T H Nobbs, of Walpole St Andrew. Buried Duisans British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

PARKINS

John Gillson

8460 Pte, 2nd Norfolk Regiment. Died Mesopotamia 22-9-16. Born Walpole, enlisted King's Lynn. Basra Memorial. Note 2nd Norfolks captured at Kut 29-4-16.

RICHMOND

John Richard

43006 Pte, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 19-5-17, age 26. Born Walpole, enlisted Walpole St Andrew. Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt, Pas de Calais, France.

RICHMOND

Philip Charles

13386 Pte, 8th Norfolk Regiment. Died 19-7-16, age 23. Born Walpole, enlisted Norwich. Son of Mrs Charlotte Richmond, of Walpole St Andrew. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

ROUT

William

17241 Pte, 1st Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 9-5-17, age 22. Born Clenchwarton, enlisted Norwich. Son of James & Mary Rout, of Walpole St Peter. Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

WISKIN

Robert Charles

1313436 Pte, 16th (Sussex Yeomanry) Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 6-11-17, Egypt, age 22. Son of Robert & Emma Wiskin, Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Bearsheba War Cemetery, Israel.

WINTERTON

John Thomas

29935 Pte, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 22-11-17, age 24. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mary Ann Winterton, of Walpole St Andrew, and the late John Winterton. Listed Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

 

 

Not on memorial, but buried in churchyard

PARKINS

George William

131833 Gnr, No 6 TF Artillery School, Royal Field Artillery. 20-7-16, age 31. Walpole St Andrew Churchyard, Norfolk.

1939-1945
VINCENT

Douglas Robert

1625175 Sgt, 124 Squadron RAF. 10-11-45. Rseident Walpole ISland. His father Robert was a blacksmith and owned a tiny village shop. His mother died when the family were young and an Aunt in Sutton Bridge brought several of the family up, and he actually joined up whilst living in Sutton Bridge. Malta Memorial, Malta. Also listed on Sutton Bridge Memorial.

WHISKER

Thomas Harvey

2090376 L/Cpl, 287th Field Coy Royal Engineers. 7-10-43, Prisoner of War, age 27. Son of Mr & Mrs J T Whisker, Walpole Cross Keys. Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand.

CARTER

Thomas

1874621 L/Cpl, 1 (Malaya) Bomb Disposal Coy, Royal Engineers. 2-8-43, Prisoner of War, age 28. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

PRINCE

Frank

C/J17590 Ldg Seaman, HMS Crispin, Royal Navy. 4-2-41, age 44. Son of Frank & Charlotte Prince; husband of Ada Prince, Walpole Cross Keys. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.

HALL

Horace

5775555 Pte, 2nd Cambridgeshire Regiment. 25-5-43, Prisoner of War, age 33. Son of Emily Hall, Walpole St Andrew. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

The same men are listed at Walpole Cross Keys, with the addition of:
BARKER

William Merril

5047354 Sgt, 2nd North Staffordshire Regiment. 2-6-44, age 31. Son of William Merril Barker & Edith Louie Barker; husband of Daisy Barker. Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy.

Buried in the graveyard but not on memorial
CLARKE

Douglas

1505223 Gunner, 116 Battery, 15 Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 2nd October 1939, age 21. Son of George and Beatrice Emily Clarke, of Walpole Highway. Buried in Walpole St Peter Churchyard. Row 6. Grave 33.

LICQUORICE

Ernest William

5772219 Private, 1st Battalion, The Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 1st December 1942, age 25. Son of John James Licquorice and Hilda Licquorice, of Walpole Highway; husband of Joan Agnes Licquorice, of Walpole Highway. Buried in Walpole St Peter Churchyard. Row 4. Grave 32.

YEOMAN

Brenda Gladys

W/318083 Private, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Died 20th November 1946, age 20. Daughter of Clare and Gladys May Yeoman, of Walpole Highway. Buried in Walpole St Peter Churchyard. Row 8. Grave 38.

25 March 2005
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