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WOLFERTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1& 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed by Carolynn Langley; Researched by Lynda Smith - 2003

The village of Wolferton is to the west of Sandringham. Many of those named here also appear on Sandringham Memorial.

Photographs Copyright © Carolynn Langley 2003

AMONGST THOSE WHO WENT FORTH FROM THIS VILLAGE
TO SERVE THEIR GOD, THEIR KING AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918 WERE THESE BRAVE MEN
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES UNSELFISHLY AND GLORIOUSLY

BATTERBEE

Albert Edward              

Corporal 56171. 19th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regt.). Died on 9th May 1917. Commemorated on Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

COX  

(Samuel) Edgar

Private 1376. 1st/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died in Gallipoli on 12th August 1915 (CD gives date 28th August). Aged 22. Born Wolferton. Enlisted Sandringham. Son of Mrs. Sarah Cox, of Wolferton, Lynn, Norfolk. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 42 to 44. Also commemorated on Sandringham Memorial.

HAYLETT

William James                     

Private 16308. 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 28th April 1917. Aged 25. Born Wolferton. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Haylett, of West Newton, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. Also commemorated on Sandringham Memorial.

HAYLETT  

Frederick Samuel

Private 19428. 2nd Battalion Norfolk Regiment . Died of wounds in Mesopotamia on 13th April 1916. Born Downham Market. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Basra Memorial, Iraq. Panel 10. Also commemorated on Sandringham Memorial.

HUDSON

Ernest Louis

Private 240059. "E" Coy. 1st/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died on 18th November 1918. Aged 30. Son of John William and Bertha Hudson, of Wolferton; husband of Kate Anna Hudson, of Centre Vale, Dersingham, King's Lynn. Buried: Wolferton (St. Peter) Churchyard, Norfolk. Also commemorated on Sandringham Memorial.

JORDAN

William

No further information available at present. Also commemorated on Sandringham Memorial.

LARRINGTON

Alfred

Private 42462. 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 8th October 1918. Aged 23. Born Holbeach Marsh, Lincs. Enlisted Holbeach. Son of John Robert and Annie Larrington, of Marsh Farm, Wolferton, King's Lynn. Buried: HIGH TREE CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Ref. A.39. Also commemorated on Sandringham Memorial.

WALKER

Robert

Gunner 1552718. 453 Bty., 136 Lt. A.A. Regiment Royal Artillery. Died on 10th November 1944. Son of John Jubilee Barrett and Caroline Barrett, of Wolferton; husband of Sarah Lizzie Barrett, of East Dulwich, London. Buried: Wolferton (St. Peter) Churchyard. Also commemorated on Sandringham memorial.

                  1939  - 1945

BARRETT

Albert John 

Gunner 1552718, 453 Battery, 136 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 10th November 1944. Son of John Jubilee Barrett and Caroline Barrett, of Wolferton; husband of Sarah Lizzie Barrett, of East Dulwich, London. Buried in ST. PETER CHURCHYARD, WOLFERTON, Norfolk.

MOORE

Thomas Arthur

No further information available at present.

RICHES

Edgar James Kitchener

Bombardier 1525283. 13 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died on 24th August 1944. Buried: Arezzo War Cemetery, Italy. Ref. I. A. 22.

Last updated 19 October, 2006

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