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NORTON (NORTYN) VILLAGE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Martin Harvey 2005

A stone ‘trough’ style memorial. The main inscription, somewhat weathered, is on the street facing side of the memorial. The names of the fallen are on the other side on a new slate plate attached to the trough.
Photographs Copyright © Martin Harvey 2005

The Great Wars 1914-1918. 1939-1945
This memorial is erected by the grateful village of Norton to commemorate the names of its faithful sons who fought and died for England and liberty.

1914-1918

EVANS

William [Thomas]

Private T.F.204658, 20th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died 30th July 1918. Aged 31. Enlisted Presteign, resident Lyeseven Norton. Son of George and Ann Evans, of Cascob, Presteign, husband of Charlotte Perkins (formerly Evans), of Hollands Lawn, Norton, Radnorshire. Buried in LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 24. See also Presteigne.

WEBB

Ernest John

Driver T3/028078, Royal Army Service Corps attached 64th (West Lancashire) Field Ambulance. Killed in action 20th November 1917. Aged 28. Born Knighton, enlisted Shrewsbury, resident Norton R.S.S. Son of Naomi Webb, of Corner, Llangunllo, Radnorshire, and the late William Webb. Native of The Colony, Norton, Radnorshire. Enlisted 1914. Buried in HERSIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 6.

1939-1945

BODENHAM

John

Gunner 1638466, 241 Battery, 77 H.A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 21st June 1943. Aged 28. Buried in AMBON WAR CEMETERY, Indonesia. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 8.

GWILT

W

Private probably Ivor William GWILT, Private 3909655, 4th Battalion, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died 10th April 1944. Aged 19. Buried in KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY, India. Plot 8 Row F. Grave 5.

30 March 2005

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