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WARHAM ALL SAINTS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright ©
Michael Peck 2013

The Warham All Saints memorial takes the form of a stained glass windown on the south wall of the church with two brass plaques below, one for World War 1 and the other World War 2. The window is a three-light stained glass window with figures in each of the lights. Their are seven names for World War 1 and three for World War 2. There is also a scroll inside the church with a Roll of Honour listing the men who served excluding those who gave their lives. There is also an individual memorial plaque to Edward Russell Nelson who died in World War 1.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2013

TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919

DUNTHORNE George Herbert
Lance Corporal 3/8073. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1917. Son of Benjamin and Annie Elizabeth Dunthorne. Born c1896 Warham All Saints and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 1D.
NELSON Edward Russell
Company Quartermaster Sergeant 1975. Machine Gun Corps (Motors), attached Gold Coast Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force. Killed in action East Africa 3rd February 1917. Son of Edward and Lucy Nelson of Warham, Norfolk. Born Warham, Norfolk, enlisted Coventry, WAR and resident Warham, Norfolk. Buried Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery. 4.B.2.

TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
EDWARD RUSSELL
NELSON
KILLED IN ACTION
AT NJIMBWE EAST AFRICA
FEBRUARY 3RD 1917
AGED 29.
“Fight the Good Fight.

COLLINS Jesse
Private 41316. 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 5667 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917, aged 32 years. Son of William Collins of Warham, Norfolk. Born East Warham, enlisted Holt and resident Warham All Saints, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 7.
CANN Walter [James]
Gunner 101974. 19th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 4th October 1917, aged 38 years. Son of Samuel and Mary Ann Cann. Born Wicklewood, enlisted Norwich and resident Wells, Norfolk. Buried Ypres Reservoir Cemetery. I.E.75.
SYMONDS George
Private 12489. 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 11th April 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Edmund and Ellen Symonds of Cuckoo Lodge, Wells, Norfolk. Born Warham St Mary and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Noted as ‘Native of Warham All Saints’. Buried Namps-Au-Val British Cemetery. II.A.26.
LAXTON Edward William
Lance Sergeant 43254. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918, aged 35 years. Son of Edward and Mary Laxton. Husband of Elda Lavinia Elizabeth Laxton (nee Drewell) of Swan Street, Fakenham, Norfolk. Born Warham All Saints and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3.
LANE Alfred Ernest
Sergeant 16076. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 5th April 1918, aged 28 years. Son of John and Sarah Lane of Warham All Saints, Norfolk. Born Warham and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Buried Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension. C.35.
1939 - 1945
DUNTHORNE George [Arthur]
Private 5775131. 5th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 24th January 1942, aged 21 years. Son of Jack and Anne Dunthorne. Husband of Margaret Dunthorne (nee Cubitt) of Norwich, Norfolk. Missing and commemorated Singapore Memorial. Column 50.
TUCK Brian [Leslie]
Private 14664022. 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 30th July 1944, aged 18 years. Son of Reginald Cooper and Ida Dorothy Tuck of Warham, Norfolk. Buried Tilly-Sur-Seulles War Cemetery. III.F.9.
ALLEN William [John]
Private 14643053. 10th Battalion, Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 18th September 1944, aged 19 years. Son of William George and Jessica Mary Allen of Warham, Norfolk. Buried Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. 23.C.16.
WARHAM
ROLL OF HONOUR
CLAXTON G S
Able Seaman. HMS ‘Conqueror’.
CROWE C F
Sergeant. 19th Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
DUNTHORNE A W
Private. Canadian Army Service Corps.
DUNTHORNE G H
Lance Corporal. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
DUNTHORNE J F
Sergeant. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
DUNTHORNE E W
Driver. R.FA. A.S.C. [Royal Field Artillery / Army Service Corps?]
EMMERSON R E
Private. 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
ENGLISH L
Shoe-smith. Royal Garrison Artillery.
FINCH H A
Private. 3rd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
FINCH R
Lance Corporal. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
FINCH W L
Lance Corporal. Royal Berkshire Regiment.
GREEN A J
Sergeant. Royal Garrison Artillery.
GREEN N
Lance Corporal. 55th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.
GOOCH W
Driver. Army Service Corps.
JACKSON A
Discharged.
LANE A J
Sergeant. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
LAXTON H A
Corporal. Royal Garrison Artillery.
NELSON E R
Colour Sergeant. M G Gold Coast.
RINGWOOD A
Private. 29th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment.
RINGWOOD E
Private. 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment.
SPURLING E
Private. 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment.
SYMONDS G
Private. 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
SYMONDS R W
Private. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
THOMPSON J W
Private. Royal Engineers.
TUCK W W
Private. 5th Ambulance Convoy.
TUCK E P
Sergeant. Royal Flying Corps.
COLLINS S
Private. Army Service Corps.
COLLINS J
Private. 3rd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
WILLIAMSON G
Private. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters.
FOWLE W
Private. 9th Battalion, Royal West Sussex Regiment.
FINCH J
Private. 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment.
PIGGOTT A H
Private. 3rd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.
FINCH B
Private. Royal Irish Fusiliers.
SCOTTOW H
Private. Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment.
CANN W
Gunner. Royal Garrison Artillery.
COZENS E
Private. 93rd Labour Company.
MERRISON L
Driver. D.A.C.
WILLIAMSON C
Able Seaman. HMS ‘Concord’.
FRANCE O
Private. 47th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
PLUMB F
Private. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
OWEN W
Pioneer. Royal Engineers Signal Depot.
STAINES W
Private. 285th Infantry Battalion [Canadian Infantry?].
FRANCE D
Q.A.I.M.N.S (R).
PLUMB H
Private. Bedfordshire Regiment.
LAXTON E W
Sergeant. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
BARKER L
Private. Royal Air Force.
FRANCE W F
O.T.C.
COZENS S F
Corporal. 2nd Canadian Tanks.

Last updated 7 August, 2013

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