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DENNINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

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

The War Memorials are situated in the parish church, now a private house. The World War 1 memorial is in the form of a portland stone tablet with inset bronze reliefs and contains the names of 20 men, it cost £100 raised by public subscription and was unveiled on 19th September 1920 by the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Stradbroke; the architect was Mr Hibbert Binney. This was reported in East Anglian Daily Times 20th September 1920. The Second World War memorial is a white, stone tablet and contains the names of 6 men and was unveiled on 18th February 1948.

ON THIS STONE WE THE VILLAGERS OF DENNINGTON RECORD OUR DEEP DEBT OF LOVE AND GRATITUDE TO THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO LOST THEIR LIVES FIGHTING FOR US AND OUR COUNTRY AND OUR FIMR BELIEF THAT FROM THEIR GLORIOUS DEATH THEY WILL ATTAIN UNTO LIFE EVERLASTING AMEN

1914-1918

ALDOUS

William
Lance Corporal 13122, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 19/10/1917. Age 27. Son of William and Charlotte Aldous of Little Green, Saxted. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

BECK

John
Private 3371, 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 17/09/1916. Resident of Framlingham. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

BLOSS

John
Private 15015, 10th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’ Own). Died 28/07/1916. Age 20. Son of Zechariah and Rose Ellen Bloss of Dennington. Buried at Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

DAVEY

Charles
Private 14992, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 26/09/1916. Born Brundish. Buried at Blighty Valley Cemetery, Authuile Wood

FISK

Reuben
Private 18130, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 20/11/1917. Born Dennington. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval

FULLER

Charles
Believed to be Private 3/9220, 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12/02/1916. Age 28. Buried at Ipswich Cemetery. Private Fuller’s death is recorded at Woodbridge

GODBOLD

Arthur Edward
Private 43721, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 13/11/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

HOWARD

Herbert Walter
Private 33887, 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 05/04/1918. Age 19. Son of Alfred William and Anne Howard of 19 Keston Road, Peckham, London. Native of Dennington. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

JOHNSON

Harry Jubilee
[Sometimes spelled Johnston by CWGC) Lance Corporal 37577, 135th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action in Mesopotamia 16 December 1916. Aged 19. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich, resident Dennington. Son of the late William Johns(t)on and Elizabeth Mabel Bridges (formerly Johns(t)on) of Tannington – given as born at Framlingham. Formerly 2321, Suffolk Regiment. He was living at Dennington prior to enlisting. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot XVI. Row J. Grave 5. Also listed on the Framlingham War Memorial page

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

LEEPER

George
Private, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 4th Quarter 1918. Age 35. Born in Brundish, resident of Riccall, Yorkshire. Place of burial unknown. George Leeper was a servant at Riccall in Yorkshire prior to the war. His death is recorded at Hartismere, but the cause is unknown. His name is not recorded in either the Commonwealth War Graves Commission list or Soldiers Died in the Great War volumes

LEEPER

Arthur John
Believed to be Private 27869, 6th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died 13/10/1918. Age 25. Born Brundish, resident of Dennington. Buried at St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. The Dennington War Memorial list as Private A Leeper, Norfolk Regiment

MEADOWS

Ernest William
Sergeant 200350, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Born Dennington, enlisted Framlingham. Formerly 1918, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 84 and 85. Sergeant Meadows is also commemorated on the Framlingham War Memorial

PIPE

Claude William
Private 34602, 32nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 10/10/1916. Born Dennington. Buried at the A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers

PIPE

Clarence William
Private 40890, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 11/04/1917. Age 39. Born Dennington. Husband of Ethel Maud Pipe of Mount Pleasant, Cransford. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

SEGGONS

Charles Robert
Lance Corporal 13473, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 16/09/1916. Age 24. Son of Mr and Mrs Robert Seggons of Dennington Place, Dennington. Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No 2

STEARN

Herbert
Sergeant 3267, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 28/02/1917. Age 21. Son of John Thomas Stearn and Mrs Amelia Matilda Stearn (nee Harper) of Hill Farm, Badingham. Native of Dennington. Buried at Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery

STEARN

Percy Gordon
Private 27884, 1st Battalion, Northampton Regiment. Died 30/12/1918. Age 21. Son of Chester and Anna Stearn of Dennington. Buried at Les Baraques Military Cemetery

STUDD

William John
Private 20611, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 23/02/1916. Age 17. Son of John and Esther Studd of Dennington. Buried at Longueness (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

WRIGHT

Edward Emsley
Private 20507, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 09/08/1916. Son of Mrs Ellen Pipe of Stone Street, Spexhall, Halesworth. Born Dennington. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

HE THAT LOSETH HIS LIFE SHALL FIND IT

1939-1945

CHENERY

Gordon
Private 6013687, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 20/12/1943. Age 24. Son of Oscar John and Ethel A Chenery of Brundish. Buried at the Sangro River War Cemetery

EMENY

Dick
light Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 650193, 218 Sqaudron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 10/09/1942. Age 25. Son of Leonard Ernest and Dorothy Sarah Emeny, husband of Edith Lucy Emeny. Buried at Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery, Netherlands 2. Early in 1941, 218 Squadron was equipped with Wellington long-range aircraft, to become a heavy-bomber squadron. Its targets were of the widest variety. from industrial centres, railways, Noball (V-weapon) sites and gun batteries, to the Channel ports, oil and petrol installations, and concentrations of troops and armour. The squadron was re-equipped with Stirling four-engined bombers (the first of the real "heavies) beginning in December 1941. three months after His Excellency the Governor of the Gold Coast and the peoples of the Gold Coast territories officially adopted the squadron

EMENY

Heston Jack
Able Seaman C/JX 336495, Royal Navy, SS Empire Sky. Died 14/11/1942. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial. The cargo vessel SS Empire Sky was lost with all hands off the North Russian coast in November 1942, the cause of her loss is unknown

KING

Albert Lionel
Private 5827312, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 24/05/1940. Age 21. Son of Mrs C A Aldous of Dennington. Buried at Cretinier Cemetery, Wattrelos

WARD

Cyril Albert
Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant Major) 5825234, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 04/11/1943. Age 32. Son of Cyril A and Mary Louisa Ward. husband of Edna Ward of Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. Buried at the Sangro River War Cemetery

WHITTING

Miss D
NAAFI. No further information currently available

Last updated 11 January, 2014

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