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BRUNDISH WAR MEMORIAL

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

The War Memorial is situated inside the parish church and takes the form of a bronze plaque. There are nineteen names for World War 1 and one for World War 2. The memorial was first unveiled 14th November 1920 by Major H Ling. The unveiling was reported in the Suffolk Chronicle Mercury 19th NOvember 1920.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING TO WHOM THIS VILLAGE WAS HOME WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

BURGESS

Herbert George

Lance Sergeant 201112, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 24/10/1918. Age 21. Son of Arthur and Alice Burgess of Brundish. Buried at Vendegies Cross Roads British Cemetery, Bermerain

CLEMENTS

Frederick

Private 48295, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died 24/10/1918. Age 23. Son of Arthur and Mary Clements of Station Lane, Holme Hale, Thetford, Norfolk. Born in Brundish. Buried at Moorselle Military Cemetery

CUSHION

George

Private 17711, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 09/10/1917. Age 25. Son of Thomas and Kate Cushion of Owls Green, Dennington. Born in Brundish. Buried at Cement House Cemetery

FEVEYEAR

Charles Samuel

Rifleman 58641, 2nd/7th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died 28/03/1918. Age 19. Son of Mrs A Feveyear of Back Lane, Brundish. born at Stradbrook. Buried at Gommecourt British Cemetery No 2, Hebuterne

FEVEYEAR

Stanley

Believed to be Private 15277, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12/101917. Son of Ellen Feveyear, of Stone Cottages, Wilby, Diss. Born at Stradbrook. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. The memorial shows Harry FEVEYEAR

FOSTER

Alfred John

Private 4969, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 14/01/1917. Buried at St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

GREEN

David

Private 3639, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 16/08/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

HOWARD

William

Private 4148, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 21/08/1916. Age 32. Son of Charles and Harriet Howard. Buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe

KERRY

Thomas

Private 14990, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 28/11/1918. Buried at Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension

LEEK

Albert Victor

Private 200780, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 26/09/1917. Age 19. Son of William and Charlotte Leek of Glenfield Cottage, Dennington. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

LEGGETT

Frederick Robert

MM. Corporal 201002, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 22/09/1918. Age 23. Son of Mrs E M Leggett of St Edmunds, Brundish. Buried at Wilby (St Mary) Churchyard, Suffolk. Corporal Leggett’s death was recorded at Wigan

LYON

Reuben

Private 26334, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 18/05/1917. Age 30. Son of Robert and Susan Lyon of The Grove, Wendy, Royston, Hertfordshire. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

PIPE

William

Gunner 86297, 142nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 05/06/1917. Buried at Calais Southern Cemetery

RUMSEY

Albert George

Lance Corporal 47386, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 28/09/1917. Age 23. Son of George and Sarah Ann Rumsey of Brundish. Buried at Godewaersvelde British Cemetery

RUMSEY

Frederick

Private 27932, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 09/12/1916. Age 24. Son of the late George Rumsey of Brundish. husband of Jessie May Rumsey of Church Lane, Brundish. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

RUMSEY

Harry

Private 200351, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 27/09/1917. Age 26. Son of George and Sarah Ann Rumsey of The Mill, Brundish. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

SCASE

Oscar Herbert

Private 35242, 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 10/04/1918. Age 18. Son of Mary Alice Scase of Wilby-by-Brundish and the late Gibson Barnabas Scase. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial

SMITH

Charles William

Lance Corporal 18851, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 22nd PAril 1917. Born Brundish, enlsited Framlingham. Son of John and Alice Smith at Bentries farm, Easton. Buried in Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 8.

SMITH

Percy James

Private G/43796, “C” Company, 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 28/10/1916. Age 22. Son of John and Alice Smith of Bentries Farm, Easton. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

1939-1945

ABBOTT

James Alfred

Private 13005844, 76 Company, Auxiliary Militia, Pioneer Corps. Died 28/05/1940. Age 38. Son of Charles and Alice Abbott of Worlingworth. husband of Rachael Emmeline Abbott of Wetheringsett. Commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial

Last updated 4 December, 2006

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