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WICKMERE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith - 2004

Wickmere is a small village a mile or so from Aldborough. The church is somewhat away from the village.

There is a cross in the church to the memory of

WALPOLE

Horatio Spencer

Lieutenant. 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards. Killed in action on 9th April 1918. Aged 36. Son of Henry Spencer Vade-Walpole and Frances Selina, his wife, of Chipstead, Surrey; husband of Dorothea Frances Walpole, of "The Firs," Stevenage, Herts. Buried: Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. II. B. 22.

 

There is a war memorial inside the church.

Photographs Copyright © Lynda Smith - 2004

To the Glory of God
and in living memory of

CHAPMAN

Arthur A

No further information available at present.

DAGLESS

Alexander

Private 9775. 2nd Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 27th September 1917. Aged 19. Born Tottington, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Son of John and Florence Dagless, of Queen's Square, Attleborough, Norfolk. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A.

LAMBERT

Leonard James

Private 45379. 68th Company Machine Gun corps. Formerly 23454 Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 19th June 1917. Aged 22. Born and lived Wickmere. Enlisted Cromer. Son of Alfred and Martha Lambert, of Wickmere, Norfolk. Buried: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. IV. A. 9.

LAMBERT

Archie

No further information available at present.

LOYNES

Edward

Rifleman B/200074. 10th Battalion Rifle Brigade. Formerly 5/5438 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 12th June, 1917. Buried: Noreuil Australian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. G. 10.

NEWSTEAD

Albert John

Private 29291. 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 10th August 1917. Aged 23. Brother of Mrs. W. Lambert, of 24, Wickmere, Erpingham, Norfolk. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.

RISEBOROUGH

Charles James

Private 22396 (22306 on CD). "A" Company 8th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 19th July, 1917. Aged 25. Born Wickmere. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Herbert and Mary Ann Riseborough, of Wickmere, Norwich. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Ref. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

SAUNDERS

Charles W

No further information available at present.

SAUNDERS

Arthur B

Serjeant 1209. 2nd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action on 20th March 1915. Aged 31. Born Ranworth, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Son of William B and Charlotte Saunders, of 23, Wickmere, Norwich. Commemorated: Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2.

SLIPPER

Frederick James

Private 46318. 22nd Company Machine Gun Corps (Inf). Formerly 11852 Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 17th March 1917. Aged 19. Born and lived Wolterton. Enlisted Cromer. Son of John Burrell Slipper and Martha Slipper, of Wolterton, Erpingham, Norwich. Buried: Mailly Wood Cemetery, Somme, France. Ref. II. E. 13.

WAYTE

Herbert George

Gunner 106589. 69th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died 9th June 1916. Buried: Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Ref. XXII. F. 13.

1914 – 1918
Their name liveth for evermore.

1939 – 1945

AMIES

Sidney G

Probably: Sidney George Amies. Lance Bombardier 1063331. 3 Battery, 6 H.A.A. Regiment Royal Artillery. Died on 21st December 1943. Aged 36. Buried: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand. Ref. 4. D. 16.

PALLISTER

Guy Humphrey Roscamp

Lieutenant 138779. 5th Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died on 24th January 1942. Son of the Revd. John Pallister, M.A., and Emmeline Pallister. Commemorated: Singapore Memorial. Column 47.

12 February 2004

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