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WIMBOTSHAM & STOW BARDOLPH (EAST) WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2- Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2004

The memorial stands in the centre of the village, on the green and commemorates those fallen in both wars from Wimbotsham and Stow Bardloph (East). Wimbotsham is next door to Downham Market.

Photograph Copyright © Martin Edwards 2004

GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
SACRED TO THE
MEMORY OF THE
GALLANT FALLEN
FROM
WIMBOTSHAM AND
STOW BARDOLPH E.

BARKER

Ernest E

Private 16128, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 28th June 1916 in Mesopotamia. Born Wimbotsham, enlisted Norwich.

BARKER

Richard Lee

Private 18487, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 7th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Wimbotsham, enlisted Norwich.

BENIFER

Arthur

Private 20645, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died at sea 13th August 1915. Born Congham, enlisted Norwich, resident Wimbotsham. Formerly 17655, Norfolk Regiment.

BOWERS

George Henry

Private 271064, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Battersea, Surrey, enlisted Clerkenwell, Middlesex, resident Wimbotsham. Formerly 3774, London Regiment.

CLARKE

Herbert Pymer

Private G/24264, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 21st March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Wimbotsham, enlisted King's Lynn.

COOK

[James] Bert

Private 202043, Tank Corps. Killed in action 1st December 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Wimbotsham, enlisted West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire. Formerly 68754, Machine Gun Corps.

CRANE

Robert

Private 15439, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd September 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Wimbotsham, enlisted Norwich, resident Downham Market.

DICKERSON

Edward Leara

Private 8146, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28th February 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Downham Market.

EAGLE

John W

possibly: John EAGLE, Rifleman 12751, 8th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Died of wounds 3rd August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Belfast, enlisted Belfast.

GOODRUM

Albert V

Detailed information

HAZEL

Harry

Corporal 85550, 208th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born West Ham, Norfolk (sic), enlisted Norwich, resident Wimbotsham. See also 34th Norfolk Division, Royal Engineers.

JARVIS

Frank

Lance Corporal 15964, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Wimbotsham, enlisted Norwich.

JERMANY

Frederick William

[Spelt GERMANY on SDGW] Lance Corporal 28095, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 19th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Stow Bardolph, enlisted Norwich.

LAKE

Thomas J

probably: Thomas James, LAKE, Sergeant 7867, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29th October 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Waltington, Downham (sic), enlisted Spalding, Lincolsnhire, resident Stourbridge, Downham, Norfolk (sic).

NEWBORNE

Albert J

Private 3060, 16th Lancers (The Queen's). Killed in action 26th January 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Stow, Norfolk, enlisted Downham Market.

NEAL

Reginald

probably: Reginald NEAL, Corporal 203073, 2nd/5th Battalion, King's OWn (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 29th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Peterborough, enlisted Denver, Downham Market.

SAYLE

Archie

probably: Archibald SAYLE, Private 43103, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 2nd October 1916 in France & Flanders. Enlisted and resident Colchester.

STANNARD

Ernest

No further information currently.

WORLD WAR - 1939 - 1945

CHURCHILL

W D

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MANN

K

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RIGG

A

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21 July 2004

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