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CREETING ST PETER WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Clarke 2014

The Creeting St Peter War Memorial sits in the grounds of St Peter's Church, Creeting St Peter, is in the form of a Cletic Cross mounted on a shaft atop a plinth with a one-stepped base all made from Cornish granite. There are 6 names listed for World War 1 and 2 for World War 2 which are inscribed on a flower vase in front of the main memorial. The memorial was unveiled on 14 November 1920 by Lt-Colonel Wylde Details of the memorial appeared in the East Anglia Daily Times 15 November 1920.

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To the
Glory of God
and in
Grateful Memory
of
The Men of This Parish
Who Gave Their Lives in The
Great War 1914-1919

FYSON
Edward Pryke
Private 28575 Edward Pryke Fyson was born in Newmarket End on 7th February 1888. He enlisted in the 72nd Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) in Valcartier Canada on 7th September 1914. He served in France & Flanders and was killed in action on 3rd May 1915 aged 27. He is remembered on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30 and on Creeting St Peter War Memorial. He was the son of the late Edward Fyson, of Hawstead Lodge, Bury St. Edmund's, England. He was an employee of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, Vancouver.
GREEN
George Albert
Private 29201 George Albert Green was born in Creeting. He enlisted in the 8th Suffolk Regiment in Stowmarket. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds on 12th October 1917 aged 25. He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 40 to 41 & 162 to 162A and on Creeting St Peter War Memorial. He was the son of Jacob and Ann Maria Green, of 3, Council House, Creeting St. Peter.
HAWKINS
Alfred Jack
Gunner 98338 Alfred Jack Hawkins was born in Needham. He enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery 68th Brigade Ammunition Column in Suffolk. He served in Egypt from 19th July 1915 and died on 21st December 1917. He is buried at Cairo War Memorial Cemetery Grave O76 and is remembered on Creeting St Peter War Memorial.
REASON
Horace
Private 42468 Horace Reason was born in Creeting St Peter. He originally enlisted as 6255 in the Royal Fusiliers in Chelsea, later transferring to the 5th South Wales Borderers Regiment. He served in France & Flanders and died of wounds on 22nd April 1918 aged 35. He is buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery Grave XI. E. 8A and is remembered on Creeting St Peter War Memorial. He was the son of Shephard and Mary Reason, of Creeting St. Peter.
REASON
William Frederick
Private 9459 William Frederick Reason was born in Creeting St Peter. He enlisted in the 2nd Suffolk Regiment in Ipswich. He served in France & Flanders from 1st April 1915 and was killed in action on 13th November 1916. He is buried at Luke Copse British Cemetery, Puisieux Memorial 20 and is remembered on Creeting St Peter War Memorial.
TIFFIN
John Robert
Private 8/3424 John Robert Tiffin was born in Graton. He enlisted in the 2nd Suffolk Regiment in Stowmarket. He served in France & Flanders from 15th September 1914 and died of wounds on 26th May 1916. He is buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord) Grave I. A. 25 and is remembered on Creeting St Peter War Memorial.

Faithful Unto Death

1939-1945

GREEN
George C
Rifleman 14655557 George Clements Green served in the Rifle Brigade 10th (2nd Battalion, The Tower Hamlets Rifles) Battalion. He died on 25th August 1944 aged 19. He is buried at Florence War Cemetery Grave II. E. 8 and is remembered on Creeting St Peter War Memorial. He was the son of George and Ellen Amelia Green, of Creeting St. Peter.
HOLDEN
William C
Gunner 1142085 William Charles Holden served in the Royal Artillery 97 Anti-Tank Regiment. He died on 11th April 1944 aged 26. He is buried at Creeting St Peter Churchyard and is remembered on Creeting St Peter War Memorial. He was the son of Christmas George and Rose Ella Holden, of Creeting St. Peter.

Last updated 13 January, 2014

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