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ELLOUGH WAR MEMORIAL

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A memorial plaque can be found inside All Saint’s Church, Church Road, Ellough, Waveney, Suffolk. It is a rectangular tablet set in a marble frame. The names in a single column with three regimental badges of the Northumberland Fusiliers, East Surrey Regiment and Sherwood Foresters.

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TO IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMERANCE.
“THE MEN WERE VERY GOOD UNTO US AND WE WERE NOT HURT. THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US, BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR JUSTICE AND RIGHT IN
THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919

GUTTRIDGE
Fred Nassau
[Listed a T N Gutteridge on SDGW] Private 269770, 1st/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 17 October 1918. Aged 30. Born Tydd, Lincolnshire, resident beccles, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Baptised 26 August 1888 in Sutton St. James, Lincolnshire. Son of Hunns and Ellen Guttridge, of Hill Farm, Ellough, Beccles, Suffolk. Buried in FRESNOY-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Row B. Grave 14.
PLUMB
Ernest Alfred
[Memorial gives date of death as 2 April 1918] Private 33822, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 31 March 1918. Aged 29. Born Ellough, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Son of Frederick William and Maria Plumb, of Ellough, Beccles, Suffolk; husband of Alice Richards (formerly Plumb), of Red Cottages, Gillingham, Norfolk. Baptised 8 September 1889 at All Saints, Ellough. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, resident with his parents, Frederick William and Maria Plumb, at Ellough, Wangford, Suffolk. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Ellough, resident with his parents, Frederick William and Maria Plumb, in Sotterley Road, Ellough, Wangford, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated at POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 44 and 45.
WOOLNER
George William
Private 235405, 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 16 September 1917 [17 September 1917 on CWGC]. Aged 20. Born, 5 November 1897, and resident Ellough, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Baptised 18 April 1897 in All Saints, Ellough, Suffolk. Son of James and Hannah Woolner, of New Cottages, Ellough, Beccles. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Ellough, resident with his parents, James and James, in Sotterley Road, Ellough, Wangford, Suffolk. Admitted to Worlingham & Ellough Voluntary School in 1908. Formerly 203071, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row H. Grave 21.

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