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ERISWELL - Roll of Honour

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards

The War Memorial here has been taken from a picture found on an old postcard.

Photograph from a Collection of postcards

ERECTED
BY THE PARISH OF ERISWELL
IN MEMORY OF

...........
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR
1914-1919

BRUNNING Fred

Private 26652, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 9th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Eriswell, enlisted Mildenhall. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Weather Heath

BRUNNING Walter

[Listed as Private in Suffolk Roll of Honour Book]. Sapper 550711, 520th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in qaction 16th April 1917. Age 40. Born Brandon, Suffolk, enlisted London. Husband of Ethel Anna Brunning, of 5, Norman Rd., South Wimbledon, London. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No 4., grave I. F. 22. See also Weather Heath

BURSTON Rowland John

Private 65135, 68th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 12th December 1917 in Salonika. Born Kingsley, Staffordshire, enlisted Newmarket, Cambridgeshire. Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Grave D. 601. See also Weather Heath

HARDING Charles

Driver 49892, 62nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died in England 7th May 1915 [Listed as 1917 on CWGC]. Age 18. Born and resident Eriswell, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Thomas and Emma Harding, of Cranhouse Farm, Eriswell. Buried on the south boundary in ST LAURENCE CHURCHYARD, ERISWELL, Suffolk. See also Weather Heath

HEFFER Robert

Private 200007, 2nd/4th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 6th November 1917 in Egypt. Age 38. Born Eriswell, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of William and Sarah Heffer, 37, Eriswell, Brandon; husband of Apollonia Elizabeth Heffer, of 5, Eriswell, Brandon, Suffolk. Formerly 3373, Royal Fusiliers. Commemorated on the JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panel 41. See also Weather Heath

SMITH George

Private 4971, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Eriswell, enlisted Pontefract. Son of Pearmain Smith, of 42, Eriswell, Brandon, Suffolk, and the late Elizabeth Smith. Commemorated on THIEPVAl MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B. See also Weather Heath

From Andy Pay's research into the Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 2, Part 4, Page 192 - SNARE, William George - Able Seaman, No 1557,Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division

Son of John Snare, of Chamberlaine Buildings, Eriswell, Horse Keepr, by his wife, Celia, dau.of Henry Palmer; Born Eriswell, co.Suffolk, 28th Nov,1898; educated there, was a sailor; enlisted 17th June,1917; served with The Expeditionary Force in France from 4th Dec following, and was killed in action at Flesquires Chateau, 1st March,1918. Buried there. Unm.

SNARE William George

[Listed as G W SNARE on CWGC] Able Seaman, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 12th March 1918. Age 19. Son of Mrs. John Snare, of Chamberlain Buildings, Eriswell, Brandon, Suffolk. Buried in ORIVAL WOOD CEMETERY, FLESQUIERES, Nord, France. Grave II. C. 8. See also Weather Heath

From Andy Pay's research into the Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 2, Part 4, Page 192 - SNARE, William George - Able Seaman, No 1557, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division

Son of John Snare,of Chamberlain Buildings, Eriswell, Horse Keeper, by his wife Celia, dau. of Henry Palmer; born Eriswell co. Suffolk, 28th November, 1898, educated there, was a sailor; enlisted 17th June, 1917; served with the Expeditionary force in France from 4th December following and was killed in action at Flesquieres Chateau 1st March, 1918.

Buried there. Unmarried

WORBY Frederick

Private 17985, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 15th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 40. Born Livermere, Suffolk, enlisted Brandon, Suffolk. Son of Mrs. Worby; husband of Mrs. Worby, of Curatage Cottage, Caston, Attleborough, Norfolk. Born Little Livermere, Suffolk. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XI. F. 18. See also Weather Heath

22 February 2004

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