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BOYTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stuart Green 2006

The memorial can be found in the parish church Boyton in the form of a square brass plaque with black edging and inscription. There are 4 names for World War 1 and 1 for World War 2. The memorial cost £10 15s 6d and the moey was raised by public subscription. The memorial was made by Jones and Willis Ltd. There are framed photographs of the dead below the memorial.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL SERVING THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR.
1914-1918

BLOOMFIELD

Samuel Robert

Private 22938, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 31/03/1916. Born in Boyton. Buried at Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery

CHARITY

Arthur George

Corporal A/40216, 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). Died 27/09/1916. Age 35. Son of Henry and Louisa Charity of Pin Mill, Boyton. Commemorated on the Vimy Memorial

GROSS

Arthur George Charles

Air Mechanic 3rd Class 122646, Royal Air Force. Armament School, Uxbridge. Died 18/06/1918. Age 19. Son of Charles Frederick and Dorothy Lucy Gross of Wickham Market. Buried at Boyton (St Andrew) Churchyard. Air Mechanic Gross’ death is recorded at Uxbridge. 2. Air Mechanic Gross is also commemorated on the Wickham Market War Memorial

REEVE

Samuel

Private 28733, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 20/11/1917. Age 28. Son of Mrs Emma Reeve of 113 Alderton Road, Hollesley, Woodbridge. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval

WARD

Charles William

MM. Private 200912, “B” Company, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 29/04/1918. Age 30. Son of Francis and Eliza Ward of The Green, Capel St Andrew, Woodbridge. Buried at St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

1939-1945

HANNATT

Vinstead

Gunner 1152069, 2nd Air Landing Anti-Tank Battery, Royal Artillery. Died 10/09/1943. Age 20. Son of Charles Sidney and Priscilla Margaret Hannatt of Boyton. Buried at Bari War Cemetery

Last updated 27 September, 2006

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