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BURGH WAR MEMORIAL

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

The War Memorial can be found at the road junction outside the churchyard and takes the form of a celtic cross on a stepped base. There are 5 names for World War 1 and 3 for World War 2. The memorial was unveiled 28th September 1919 by Rev. Canon J W B Page. The stonemason was Mr A C Stephenson. This was reported in the East Anglian Daily Times 29th September 1919.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF

BROOM

Robert

Gunner 116131, 252nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 25/04/1918. Born at Burgh. Buried at the Mendinghem Military Cemetery

CHENERY

William Gladstone

Lance Corporal 8039, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 16/09/1916. Born at Kirton. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

HUGHES

Herbert George

Private 1491, 2nd Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 12/11/1914. Age 27. Son of Charles and Lizzie Hughes of 7 Gardens, Burgh. Buried at Bethune Town Cemetery

LAST

Albert Victor

Private 15058, B Company, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 30/12/1915. Age 18. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Last, of The Post Office, Burgh, Woodbridge. Buried at the White House Cemetery

SHERMAN

Horace William

Sergeant 3/593, 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 01/02/1917. Age 38. Son of Henry Sherman. husband of Kate Sherman of 16 Lower Broad Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire born at Debenham. Commemorated on the Basra Memorial

BEING MEN OF BURGH WHO FELL IN
THE WORLD'S GREAT WAR 1914-1919
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
1914-1919
LET US NEVER FORGET THAT
EVERY MAN WHO SERVED IN
THE GREAT WAR IS DESERVING
OF OUR GRATITUDE
ON THE BURGH ROLL OF HONOUR
IN OUR CHURCH IS A LIST OF 49
WHO SO SERVED
LEST WE FORGET
1939-1945

PATERNOSTER

Harry

Private 5827448, Suffolk Regiment attached to A Battalion Layforce, No 7 Commando. Died 06/04/1941. Age 19. Son of Herbert and Jeannie Paternoster of Burgh. Buried at the Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery

WOODS

Arthur Henry

Private 5834445, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 28/01/1945. Age 34. Buried at Sai Wan War Cemetery

YOUNGS

Desmond Claude

Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1874065, 57 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24/03/1944. Age 20. Son of Claude and Emma Elizabeth Young. Buried at Hanover War Cemetery. 57 Squadron flew Lancaster Bombers as part of the RAF Bomber Command

Last updated 27 September, 2006

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