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WOOD DALLING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith - 2005

Wood Dalling is a village almost central of a diamond-shape formed by Holt in the north, Aylsham in the east, East Dereham in the south and Fakenham in the west. The village memorial is situated in the churchyard and there is a hand-written memorial in the church. The stone memorial in the churchyard.

Photographs Copyright © Lynda Smith 2005

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS
PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1918
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

The memorial in the church is hand-scripted behind glass and in a wooden frame. The names are identical to those above.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1918
(there follows the list of names)
ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL
IN THE WAR OF
1939 – 1945
(there follows the list of names)
“THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE”

BARNES

Richard

Private 1877, 1st/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. killed in action in the assault across the Kuchak Anafarta Ova, Suvla sector, Gallipoli, on 12th August 1915 (CD gives 28th August 1915). Born Wood Dalling. Enlisted Aylsham, Norfolk. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 42 to 44.

BREWSTER

John

Private 290636, 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died in France & Flanders on 9th October 1917. Aged 36. Born wood Dalling. Enlisted Cromer. Son of Mrs. Louisa Mears, of 9, The Common, Hildolvestone, Guist, Norfolk; husband of Beatrice Ann Selina Brewster, of Falgate Rd., Hindringham, Walsingham, Norfolk. Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34 to 35 and 162A.

CODLING

Harry Henry William

Private 1879, 1st/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. killed in action in the assault across the Kuchak Anafarta Ova, Suvla sector, Gallipoli, on 12th August 1915. (CD gives 28th August 1915). Born Hindolvestone, Norfolk. Enlisted Aylsham. Son of William Thomas Codling, of Hindolvestone, Guist, Norfolk, and the late Edith Elizabeth Codling. Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 42 to 44.

COTTRELL

George

Private 40198. 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 18th October 1916. Born Wood Dalling. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

COTTRELL

Richard

Probably: Richard Charles Cottrell. Private 437967. 2nd Battalion Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Died on 9th September 1916. Commemorated: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

EGLINGTON

Edward John

Private 240793. 1st/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine on 19th April 1917. Aged 24. Enlisted East Dereham. Son of Walter Robert and Sarah Ann Eglington, of Wood Dalling, Aylsham, Norfolk. Buried: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel. Ref. XXIII. C. 14.

EGLINGTON

Marshall Hugh

Private 240170. 1st/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine on 2nd November 1917. Aged 23. Born and lived Wood Dalling. Son of Walter Robert and Sarah Ann Eglington, of Wood Dalling, Aylsham, Norfolk. Buried: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel. Ref. XXIII. A. 2.

FISHER

William

No further information available at present.

GAMBLE

(Harry) Noel

Corporal G/44168. 23rd Battalion Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 7th June 1917. Aged 27. Born Great Snoring, Norfolk. Lived Dalling, Norfolk. Enlisted Tring, Hertfordshire. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gamble, of Wood Dalling, Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 49 and 51.

HOWARD

Frederick

Probably: Frederick William Howard. Private 53435. 15th/17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Killed in action in France & Flanders on 19th July 1918. Aged 19. Born Hillsborough, Norfolk. Enlisted Watton, Norfolk. Son of Arthur James and Emma Jane Howard, of Shrubs Cottage, Saxthorpe, Norfolk. Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3 and 4.

KERRISON

Stanley

Sapper 147559. 174th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Formerly 1858 Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 24th August 1918. Born Ingworth, Norfolk. Enlisted North Walsham, Norfolk. Buried: Berles New Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. V. A. 4.

MORTLOCK

Victor Claude

Lance Corporal 12961. 8th Battalion Norfolk Regiment transferred to (495111) 428th Company, Labour Corps. Died at home on 6th April 1918. Born Gislington, Suffolk. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: Thwaite (St. Mary) Churchyard, Norfolk. In South-East part.

RANSOME

Cyril Francis

Private 24328. 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Died in France & Flanders on 15th January 1919. Aged 22. Born Binham, Norfolk. Enlisted Reepham, Norfolk. Son of Francis and Sarah Ransome, of Wood Dalling, Aylsham, Norfolk. Buried: Selestat (Schlestadt) Communal Cemetery, Bas-Rhin, France. Ref. B.1.

SMITH

(Arthur) Gerald

Private 29842. 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 2nd December 1917. Born Wood Dalling. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France. Ref. III. B. 8.

SMITH

George Thomas

Private 16794. 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 13th October 1915. Born Wood Dalling. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.

WHITE

Lynton Woolmer

Lieutenant. 1st Dragoon Guards (King's) attached to The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards). Died of wounds on 3rd September 1914. Aged 28. Son of Sir Woolmer White, 1st Bart., and Lady White, of Southleigh Park, Havant, Hants; husband of Dorothea White. Buried: Baron Communal Cemetery, Oise, France.

ALSO IN MEMORY
OF THOSE WHO DIED IN THE WAR
1939 1945

BARNES

Edward

No further information available at present.

ETHERIDGE

Percy

No further information available at present.

ETHERIDGE

Ernest Alfred

Private 5772859. 5th Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died on 22nd January 1942. Aged 21. Son of Robert and Ethel Marina Etheridge, of Wood Dalling, Norfolk. Buried: Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Ref. 23. E. 20.

FITT

James

Possibly: Private 5774915. 5th Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died on 17th February 1942. Aged 21. Commemorated: Singapore Civil Hospital Grave Memorial. Column 1.

FROSTWICK

Ernest Samuel

Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1332384. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 27th April 1943. Husband of J. E. Frostwick, of Carlton Colville. Buried: Carlton Colville (St. Peter) Churchyard, Suffolk.

Last updated 8 September, 2008

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