Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion

WEST BARSHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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

The West Barsham memorial is to be found on the outside of St Mary's Church and takes the form of a shield-shaped, white marble, tablet. It contains the names of three men who gave their lives in World War 1.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2013

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN
MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF WEST BARSHAM
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

DODMAN
David
Corporal 14778. 20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Son of Edward and Martha Ann Dodman. Born 1894 Dunton, enlisted Norwich and resident West Barsham, Norfolk. Buried Dantzig Alley British Cemetery. Plot IV. Row P. Gtave 10.
MITCHELL
Tom
Sergeant 14780. 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 28th February 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Thomas Mitchell of West Barsham, Norfolk. Born West Barsham, enlisted Norwich and resident West Barsham, Norfolk. Buried Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery. Plot I. Row B. Grave 2.
GOWARD
Herbert
LPrivate 30458. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th April 1917. Son of Shadrack and Mary Goward. Husband of Agnes Florence Goward (nee Leggatt). Born 1877 Griston, enlisted Norwich and resident Walsingham (which unspecified), Norfolk. Missing and commemorated on Arras Memorial. Bay 5.

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE BY THE PARISHIONERS

 

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES
OF THOSE WHO FROM THIS PARISH
SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
BRIGHT
George
No further information currently available
BRIGHTWELL
Frederick
No further information currently available
DODMAN
Herbert
No further information currently available
KIRK
Albert
No further information currently available
KIRK
Ernest
No further information currently available
KIRK
Herbert
No further information currently available
MITCHELL
Reginald
No further information currently available
MONEY
Alexander
No further information currently available
SKELTON
Frank
No further information currently available
SKELTON
William
No further information currently available
WAITS
Louis
No further information currently available
YAXLEY
Charles
No further information currently available
YAXLEY
Edward
No further information currently available

Last updated 13 August, 2013

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Main page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002-
Email: rollofhonour@ntlworld.com

See our on-line bookstore
Visit our bookstore