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CRETINGHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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

The War Memorial is situated in the grounds of the parish church and takes the form of a granite obelisk, upon which is a wreath, a sword and a crown. The whole is set upon a stepped base. There are five names for World War 1. The memorial is heavily covered in lichen.

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF CRETINGHAM WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

ALDOUS

Edward William

Lance Corporal 241150, 1st/6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 24/05/1917. Age 30. Son of Mrs Hannah Durrant of Cretingham. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

DURRANT

Alfred Eli

Lance Corporal 3/8071, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Date of death: 03/10/1915. Born Cretingham. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial. Lance Corporal Durrantis also commemorated on the Brandeston Memorial

FRIEND

Ernest

Private 241742, 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 26/08/1918. Age 26. Son of Samuel and Harriett Friend of Cretingham. Commemorated on the Tehran Memorial

HOWARD

Harry

Private G/11833, 7th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 03/05/1917. Born Cretingham. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

TAYLOR

Christopher George

Private 27365, 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Died 09/04/1917. Age 20. Son of John and Hannah E Taylor of Bastings Hall, Framsden. Born Halesworth, resident of Cretingham. Buried at Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines

FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH

Last updated 27 September, 2006

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