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FRAMLINGHAM WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 & Other conflicts - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stuart Green 2006
additional information
Evelyn Empson 2014

The Framlingham War Memorial can be found in the grounds of the parish church and takes the form of an octagonal latin cross on two stepped base with a sword of sacrifice on the shaft. There are 60 names listed for World War 1 and 23 for World War 2. The names listed here for World War 1 also include known Framlingham men and may not be listed on the memorial.

Photographs Copyright © Evelyn Empson 2014

ERECTED BY THE PARISH OF FRAMLINGHAM
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF HER CHILDREN
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS

1914-1918

ALDOUS

Thomas T
Sergeant 8775, 1st Aircraft Supply Depot, Royal Air Force. Died 23 September 1918. Aged 26. Son of John and Emily Aldous. Resident at Debenham. Also commemorated on the same private family memorial as George H. Orsler, in the World War 1 section of Framlingham Cemetery. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 47.

ASHFORD

Cecil Harry
Lance Corporal 10138, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds at the battle of Loos on 26 October 1915. Aged 33. Born Framlingham, enlisted Lowestoft. He had a twin sister, and for a time lived in Albert Road, Framlingham. Son of Mr. S. Ashford, a jeweller and watchmaker, who later moved to London Road, Halesworth. He had enlisted in the 9th Suffolks soon after war broke out, and was in France by August 1915. Cecil had served an apprenticeship at Premier Press, Halesworth earlier, and worked for Flood & Sons of Lowestoft, known to be quiet and retiring. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. He is also commemorated on the Halesworth War Memorial, where he lived for some time.

BANTHORPE

Fenton Charles
[Listed as P BANTHORPE on memorial] Corporal 265367, 6th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 10 November 1918. Aged 26. Son of W and C Banthorpe. husband of Eva Maud Banthorpe of 37 Old Foundry Road, Ipswich. Buried in Ipswich Cemetery. Corporal Banthorpe’s death is recorded at Norwich. Listed on the Memorial as "P Banthorpe"

BARKER

David Alfred
Private 200758, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 20 July 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of Harry and Clara Barker of Badingham Road, Framlingham. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

BICKERS

Bertie Charles
[Listed as BICKER on CWGC] Serjeant 96465, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died succumbing either from wounds or the Spanish 'flu epidemic 17 November 1918. Aged 30. Born Framlingham. Youngest son of twelve children of Charles and Sarah Bickers. Formerly 12513, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried in Caudry British Cemetery, Nord, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 7.

BONNEY

Herbert Philip
Lance Sergeant 9765, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 26. Born and resident Framlingham, enlisted Colchester. Son of Arthur and Ellen Bonney of Fern Bank, Framlingham. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.

BRABBING

Laurence Maclean
Private 24941, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 6 May 1917. A ge 27. Son of John Henry and Charlotte Brabbing of Vyces Road, Framlingham. born on 8 April 1889. He had been a groom, but later became a porter. Enlisting at Framlingham, he probably saw service on the Somme in 1916. In February 1917 his battalion successfully attacked Boom Ravine, on frost covered ground, the winter of 1916-1917 having been the coldest for sixty years. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

BRIDGES

Charles Edward
Sergeant 290088, 14th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 23 November 1918. Aged 33. Son of Alfred and Clara Bridges of Badingham Road, Framlingham. Buried in Framlingham Cemetery, Suffolk. Grave 634. Sergeant Bridges’ death is recorded at Plomesgate

Charles worked in a tanyard before the war, one of many local men who were Territorials in peacetime. His name appears on the list of those of "G" Company, 4th Suffolks, who were mobilised and left Framlingham by train 5 August 1914. He was a private at that time. He landed in France 9 November 1914, and saw action in waterlogged trenches in Givenchy. At some point over the next two years he was wounded possibly at Neuve Chapelle, having been promoted to serjeant in the summer of 1917. However, he unfortunately contracted tuberculosis and was dischrged from the army because of this on 15 October 1917. Charles returned to Framlingham and became a milkman, but sadly the outdoor life did not help him back to good health, and he died 23 November 1918 just after the armistice. He was buried in the local cemetery at Framlingham with full military honours, with an escort and firing party

BRUNGER, DSO

Robert
Captain, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 October 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr and Mrs W T Brunger of Framlingham. Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO). Buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 8.

The son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Brunger of Framlingham, he was educated at Framlingham College. After a varied career, including emigrating to New Zealand, he returned at the outbreak of war. He was a temporary Captain in the 4th Suffolks by January 1915. Robert was in France 1 February 1915. at Neuve Chapelle, but succumbed to measles and returned to the Military Hospital at Colchester in May. After local service, back in France in October 1915, he was placed in charge of "C" Company. The following March the 4th Suffolks headed for Bethune, and later Cuinchy. On 13th/14th May, Robert's Company was detailed for a trench raid, which he was commanding, Lt. Hume as second in command. In that raid, Robert was awarded the DSO, Lt. Hume the M.C., and L/Sgt. Beach and L/Cpl Webb, the M.C., After receiving his award at Buckingham Palace, Robert fell ill with pneumonia and by 12 March 1917 he was still unfit. In October, he took a regular commission in the Norfolk Regiment, and was back in France, being promoted to Major that month. Robert was to lose is life near Brancourt and Jonnecourt where the Norfolks were met by gunfire from both villages, whilst trying to advance.

Extract from The VC and DSO Book Vol. III:

BRUNGER, R. (D.S.O. L.G. 24.6.16); b. 25.5.01; s. of W. T. Brunger, Secretary to the Governors, Framlingham College ; educ. Framlingham College; Capt., Suffolk R., T.F.; served Europ. War ; went to France for first time Jan. 1915; invalided to England, May, 1915; returned to France, Oct. 1915; wounded once ; Despatches ; D.S.O. awarded for commanding a company in a light raid on the German trenches at the Brecstacks, Givenchy, in France on 15.5.16; wounded. He was killed in action 8.10.18.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

BRUNGER, ROBERT, D.S.O., Capt., 9th (Service) Battn. The Norfolk Regt., elder s. of William Thomas Brunger, of Framlingham College. Secretary, by his wife. Lydia Edwards, dau. of Robert Corner : b. Framlingham, co. Suffolk. 23 May, 1893; educ. Framlingham College, where he was Senior Prefect, and a Sergt. in the O.T.C. gazetted 2nd Lieut. 4th Suffolk Regt. in Sept. 1911 : promoted Lieut. July, 1913, and Capt. Jan. 1915 ; went to New Zealand in 1913, where he engaged in sheep farming, and was attached to the 3rd Auckland Battn. : was recalled to England on the outbreak of war joined his regiment at Colchester : served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from Jan. 1915, taking part in ninny engagements, including that of Neuve Chapelle : was wounded at Givenchy in May. 1915, and was invalided home ; returned to France in May, 1918, transferring to the 9th Norfolk Regt. in Oct. 1917, and was killed in action at the Battle of Cambrai 8 Oct. 1918. Buried in Remicourt. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 15 June, 1916] by General (now FA.) Sir Douglas Haig, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order “For very capable service rendered when in charge of a raiding party which attacked the enemy's trenches: he so managed the operation, which was one of great difficulty, as to affect the maximum of damage with the minimum of loss, getting his men back with few casualties." Unm.

BURROWS George William
Corporal 320781, 15th (Suffolk Yeomanry) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 10 December 1917. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich. Served with the Suffolks firstly with service number 3/8398 as a Private, then promoted to Acting Corporal serving in France with the service number 320781. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section C. Grave 36.
BURROWS William
Corporal 16489, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 10 August 1918. Born Framlingham, enlisted Colchester, resident Manningtree, Essex. Son of Lionel and Emma Burrows, living at Hall Farm, Framlingham and later at Brabling Green. Originally served in the 11th Essex Regiment. He left a widow, Emily. No known grave. Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.

CALVERT

Alfred Hill
Private 47900, 9th Battalion, West Yorkshire (Prince of Wales's Own) transferring to 609160 189th P.O.W. Company, Labour Corps. Died 21 April 1919 in the War Hospital at Horton whilst still in the 157th Labour Corps, from influenza and pneumonia. Son of William and Elizabeth Calvert born in Berkshire, but lived in Castle Street, Framlingham. Having left home by 1901, he served in the above two companies. Buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery, Yorkshire. Plot III. Row U. grave 2072.

CARLEY

Samuel Newman
Second Lieutenant, 207th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 25 September 1917. Aged 32. Son of Mr R J and Mrs J S Carley of Manor House, Framlingham. educated at Framlingham College, where he was a Pembroke Scholar. He returned from South Africa to join the forces in 1915. Samuel was in France, being gazetted as 2nd Lieutenant into the Machine Gun Corps in September 1916. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot LI. Row A. Grave 13.

CARTER

Frederick
Private G/13476, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Aged 23. Born harwich, enlisted Ipswich, resident Framlingham. Son of the late Wm Carter, and Mrs. Mary A Carter 1 East Street, Dovercourt, Essex. Frederick was born in Harwich, but was living at 2 Railway Terrace, Framlingham when he enlisted, aged 21 years. His service record survives. He was serving with the BEF in July 1916. He is buried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France. Plot XXVII. Row K. Grave 2

CATCHPOLE

Walter
Private 17689, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 25 May 1915. Aged 27. Born Framlingham, enlisted Saxmundham. Son of the late William and Sarah Catchpole. husband of Henrietta Catchpole of Cretingham. Formerly 3315, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

CHILVERS

William
Private 33367, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Born and enlisted Ipswich, resident of Framlingham. Fourth son of Mr and Mrs T Chilvers, of Brabling Green, Framlingham and husband of Alice Chilvers. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 33.

CLAYTON

Samuel
Driver 54307, "L" Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action 1 September 1914. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich. He was Framlingham's first casualty in the Great War. Buried in Nery Communal Cemetery, Oise, France. Grave 25. There is a special Memorial in the N.W. Quarter of this cemetery recording the names of 12 from "L" Battery.Sadly his name has to date not been commemorated on the Framlingham War Memorial.

CLOW

Charles Henry
Private G/11835, 8th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in qaction 31 July 1917. Aged 40. Born, resident and enlisted Framlingham. Second son of Mr and Mrs H Clow of New Street, Framlingham. He was employed in peace time looking after the College grounds. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11 - 13 and 14. His parents also erected a headstone in his memory at Framlingham Cemetery.

COLTHORPE

John Burrough
Gunner 184191, Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 17 April 1918. Aged 38. Born Framlingham, enlisted Sidcup, Kent. Son of Charles W Colthorpe of Clerkenwell, London, and the husband of Kate Amelia Colthorpe, Sidcup, Kent. John was born at Framlingham, but lived at Buckhurst Hill employed as a milk carrier at the outbreak of World War 1. Buried in Borre British Cemetery, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 9. Gunner Colthorpe is also commemorated on the Sidcup Memorial, Kent.

CRAWFORD

Arthur
Private 27085, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 May 1917. Aged 35. Born and resident Framlingham, enlisted Bury St Edmunds in 1916. Fifth son of James and Louisa Crawford of Lampard Brook, Framlingham; younger brother of Walter (Royal Field Artillery) who was also killed in France in 1916 (see below). Formerly 5214, Lincolnshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.

CRAWFORD

Walter
Gunner 106613, "D" Battery, 96th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 19 September 1916. Born and enlisted Framlingham. He was the first casualty in the family of James and Louisa Crawford of Lampard Brook, Framlingham; brother of Arthur (above). No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 A and 8 A.

CREASEY

Ernest James
Private 8417, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 15 November 1914. Aged 28. Born Framlingham 1885, one of eight children, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Abram and Ellen Creasey of Rectory Cottages, Kettleburgh. There is some discrepancy in the spelling of Creasey/Creasy. In 1911 Ernest was already a "private soldier", and as a reservist was called up in 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 43 and 45.

CREASY

William
Aircraftman 2nd Class F/21467, St Mary’s, Scilly Isles Air Station, Royal Naval Air Service. Unfortunately killed in an accidental bomb explosion at Tresco, Scilly Isles 6 June 1917. Aged 33. Husband of Ethel Ellen Creasy of College Road, Framlingham. He was father to Edna and Cecil. Buried in Tresco (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Cornwall. Aircraftman Creasy’s death was recorded in the Scilly Isles

DALE

Thomas Marshall
Private 75601, 1st/1st Dorset Yeomanry (Queen’s Own). Died 23 August 1918. Aged 25. Son of Tom and Esther Tane Dale of Market Hill, Framlingham. Earlier he was serving as a Stoker in the Royal Navy, when in 1909 he was awarded the Naval General Service Medal for service in Persia, on the ship, H.M.S. "Highflyer". Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section AA. Grave 22. Thomas Dale served as Private Henderson

DICKERSON

Victor James
Gunner 59182, 135th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 21. Born Wickham Market, Suffolk, enlisted Framlingham. Son of Fredrick William and Harriett Dickerson of Station Road, Framlingham. Victor was one of 5 children, the family had moved to Station Road by 1911. He was their youngest son, and enlisted voluntarily in the autumn of 1914. Buried in Trefcon British Cemetery, Caulaincourt, Aisne, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 22. Also on Framlingham College Roll of Honour

DRING

Ernest Richard
Private 47107, 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of illness in Persia 22 September 1918. Aged 31. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of Richard and Ellen Betsy Dring. husband of Gladys Mollie Dring of Station Road, Framlingham. Ernest had been a pupil at Framlingham College, and a well known businessman. He was called up in 1916, and in 1917 he was with the M.E.F. in Mesopotamia. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tehran Memorial, Iran. Panel 4. Column 1. There is also a tombstone erected at No 87 in St. Peter's Churchyard, near to his parents' graves, in Cransford.

EAGLE

George William
Corporal 511800, 206th Company, Labour Corps. Killed in action 25 April 1918. Born (1876) and resident Framlingham, enlisted Finsbury barracks, Middlesex. one of 7 sons of the same family, his mother then being Mrs. Girling of College Road. (Three Eagle sons and four Girlings).George had served 24 years, serving 12 years in India, before being sent to France at the outbreak of World War 1. Formerly SR/8100, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row E. Grave 4.

ELGIE

Albert William
Private 473523, 35th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of shell wounds 10 October 1918. Aged 34. Born Brompton, Yorkshire, enlisted Ipswich. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Elgie of "North View," College Road, Framlingham. For some years, Albert was chief goods porter at the railway station. His bereaved widow was left with six little ones. Buried in Haynecourt British Cemetery, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 5.

ELWOOD

Jesse John
Sapper 141965, 285th Army Troop Company, Royal Engineers. Died from influenza 17 November 1918. Aged 30. Enlisted 1915. Only son of John and Harriet Elwood late of Yoxford. Jesse worked in Framlingham and was employed for many years by Mallows, the bricklayers. His mother was widowed by 1911, living with Jesse in Double Street. Buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension, Italy. Plot 9, Row A, Grave 1. The inscription on a wooden cross by his comrades read: "Erected by 285 A.T. Coy, In Memory of Sapper J. J. Elwood, R. E." although he now of course has a permanent CWGC headstone.

FLEGG

William Herbert
Private 75576, 1st/6th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died in a German hospital at Treves, 17 August 1918. Aged 19. Born Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Eldest son of Henry Heber Flegg and Rachel Flegg of Fairfield Road, Framlingham. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot XIV. Row E. Grave 5. He is also remembered on his mother's headstone in Framlingham Cemetery.

FRANCIS

Herbert William
Private 21252, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 10 April 1918. Aged 19. Born Frramlingham, enlisted Sudbury. Son of Samuel and Clara M Francis of 29 Mount Street, Leicester. Herbert was born at Framlingham, and enlisted in the army at Sudbury. Herbert's father worked on the railway, and the family lived at Railway Terrace, Framlingham, with 7 children. No known grave. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3

FREEMAN

Russell
Trooper 2543, 2nd Life Guards, Household Cavalry. Died of wounds 14 July 1916. Born at Framlingham, enlisted London. His mother lived at Brabling Green. He enlisted in the Life Guards at 17, transferring after 7 years to Reading Borough Police Force. He rejoined his regiment at the outbreak of World War 1 in London, and was drafted to France in 1915. Buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot A. Row 29. Grave 12.

FULLER

George
Private, 4488, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action on 5 May 1915 in France, the information published in Framlingham Weekly News a month later. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of Mrs. Hannah Fuller of New Street, Framlingham. He was also the nephew of Mr. Clow of New Street, Framlingham. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

GIBBONS

Christopher Ernest
Private 3/9320, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Born in Framlingham, 1883, enlisted Ipswich. Killed in action 22 January 1916. Aged 33. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Elizabeth and George Gibbons, of the Market Hill. By 1901, he was working for the Bulmer family in Ipswich. Married by 1911 to Edith, working as a hairdresser, they had two small sons and a daughter, when he enlisted in Ipswich. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

GIBBONS

Robert Acfield

Private 34188, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 14 April 1917. Born Framlingham, enlisted London, resident Chelsmford. His next of kin was his brother, S.D. Gibbons of 26 Thorold Road, Ilford, Essex. He was the stepson of Arthur Edward and Sarah Elizabeth Gibbons, (Arthur was a hairdresser). Formerly 2684,Essex Yeomanry. No known grave. Commemorated on on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

GLASSON

William George
Driver 63371, 3rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1 November 1914 serving in France. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich, already in the army in 1911. He was the second son of William & Mary Glasson who later lived at Earl Soham and had 7 children. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 5 and 9.

GODDARD

Cecil Henry
Private 325032, 1/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6 October 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of Mrs G. Goddard, of 7, Hawes St., Stoke, Ipswich (late of College Road, Framlingham). Formerly 1914, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 27.

GOSLING, MM

Stanley Charles
Private 200953, 5th Battalion, Tank Corps. Died of wounds 16 April 1918. Aged 25. Son of Ernest Edward and Ladia Kate Gosling of 38 Parade Road, Ipswich; husband of Ethel May Gosling of Rose Cottage, Framlingham. He was awarded the Military Medal (M.M.) a month before he lost his life. He had worked for Addy Bros. in Framlingham for several years before enlisting. Buried in Haringe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row E. Grave 10.

GRIFFITHS

Charles Robert
[Memorial states E C Griffiths] Private 3/9137, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1916. Born Leyton, Essex, enlisted Ipswich. Son of George and Harriet Griffiths, who moved to Framlingham to work on the railway. Charles was actually born at Leyton, Essex before the family came to Framlingham. There is confusion on the Memorial as to his initials, where he is referred to as E. C. Griffiths, but according to CWGC he is C. R. Griffiths. In the 1901 census he is referred to as Charles. One of two brothers who were killed.l No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 8 A.

GRIFFITHS

Richard Edward Henry
Private 22721, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 July 1916. Born Framlingham, enlisted Peterborough. Second son of George and Harriet Griffiths, Richard Edward Henry, but his father refers to him as Robert of the Northants Regiment. He was born in Framlingham, enlisting in Peterborough. He too was in France by 1916. His father lost two sons during the Battle of the Somme one day after the other, probably receiving the official telegrams the same day. George Griffiths, a guard at the Station in Framlingham, was later to lose his grandson, Pte. Robert Simmons,who had been a Prisoner of War and died at home soon after his repatriation to Framlingham. Buried in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 5.

HADLEY

Frederick R
Driver, 41453, "B" Battery, 103 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, 23rd Division. He became ill whilst abroad, and was discharged with a Silver War Badge. He did not recover, however, and died, after a year in a sanatorium in Ipswich, at home at Stone Cottage on 26 April 1917. Born Framlingham, first born son of Mary and Robert Hadley. They lived in College Road, Robert working as a groom. He later worked for Lt.Col. Brettell, who was involved in collecting the names of the casualties from Framlingham for the War Memorial. They then lived at Stone Cottage, Broadwater. Frederick enlisted in the R.F.A. in 1914. The Division moved to France in August 1915. His burial took place 1 May 1917. at Framlingham Cemetery, Suffolk. Grave RT3.

HALL

Ephraim James
Driver 103170, Lahore Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died 30 November 1916. Aged 21. Born Framlingham, enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery at Colchester. Son of William and Harriet Hall of Earl Soham, Framlingham, Suffolk.. Buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 48.

HALL

George Allum
Able Seaman 237073, HMS Vanguard, Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 9 July 1917 at Scapa Flow. Aged 26. Born 20 September 1890 in Framlingham. Son of George and Annie Hall of Double Street, Framlingham, where his father was a tailor. George junior had ten brothers and sisters in the 1901 census. George joined the Navy as a boy in 1906. He served on various ships, finally on H.M.S. "Vanguard". No known grave. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 21.

At the outbreak of war the battleship HMS Vanguard formed part of the 1st battle squadron at Scapa Flow. She took part in the Battle of Jutland as part of the 4th Battle Squadron, from beginning to the end and did not suffer any damage or casualties.  But her service was cut short when she blew up at Scapa Flow on the 9th July 1917 (about 10 pm) it is thought due to spontaneous ignition of her Cordite. From her crew of 823, 804 were killed

HAMMOND

Harold H
Sapper 77676, Royal Engineers. He was sent to British East Africa and caught Malaria and was invalided home, ultimately being moved to Ipswich Sanatorium where he succumbed to an "incurable malady" 31 December 1917. Aged 27. Son of Walter Hammond of College Road, Framlingham. He had a full military funeral at Framlingham. Buried in Framlingham Cemetery, Suffolk. Grave 636. Sapper Hammond’s death is recorded at Ipswich

HARSUM

Arthur William
Rifleman 26754, 18th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 30 October 1918. Aged 34. Born Framlingham, enlisted St Paul's Churchyard, Middlesex, resident Camberwell, Surrey. Son of George and Jenny Harsum of Framlingham. husband of Bessie Harsum of 25D Eynsford Road, Camberwell, London. In 1915 he was training at Gidea Park, Essex but the following year, near Ypres. They then were ordered to Italy, near the Piave River. By 1918 Arthur was back at the Somme, France. His brother also died (see below). Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row A. Grave 12.

HARSUM

Reginald J
Private 128358, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. He died in the military hospital from sandfly fever and pneumonia 16 June 1920 whilst serving in Baghdad with the Royal Fusiliers. The youngest son of George and Jenny Harsum of Peppers Wash, Framlingham. His brother Arthur (above) died also. Buried in Baghdad (North Gate) Cemetery, Iraq. Plot IV. Row L. Grave 1. Sadly the Cemetery and Memorial at Baghdad has been desecrated.

HARVEY

Albert Arthur
Private 5494, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 4 November 1914. Aged 31. Born Hoo, Suffolk, enlisted Ipswich. The eldest of five children, to Arthur and Justine Harvey. He was married to Anna Maria Harper. His wife's family lived in College Road, Framlingham in 1901. He seems to have worked in Framlingham as the Framlingham Weekly News reported 5 December 1914. "We learn that Albert Harvey of this town is amongst the fallen." No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9.

HINES

Harry John
Sergeant 280, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 March 1915. Aged 41. Born Ipswich, enlisted Framlingham. Son of John Hines of Ipswich; husband of Mabel Hines of Freehold, Framlingham. He had worked as managing clerk to Mr. Manby in the town, and joined the Essex & Harwich R.G.A. but In 1904 he joined "G" Company, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. As well as his widow he left one son. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9.

HOWLETT

Charles Sidney
Private 26644, 14th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25 December 1916. Born Framlingham, enlisted Cambridge in the 14th (Service) Battalion, resident Yoxford. He married an Annie Manning in 1915. Formerly served as 16852, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 12.

HURREN

Wilfred Charles
Private 328415, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 12 October 1917. Aged 19. Born Earl Soham, enlisted Ipswich. Second son of John and Harriett Elizabeth Hurren of Double Street, Framlingham. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A.

JAMES

Alfred Stanley
Lance Corporal 8820, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action in Salonika 28 April 1917 [CWGC & Medal Roll] or 28 January 1917 [SDGW]. Born Frramlingham in 1885, enlisted Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey, resident Norwood, Surrey. His mother's name was Alice. His brother Andrew was a waiter at an Inn in Framlingham, but later moved to Ipswich. Alfred joined the army in 1906 at Kingston on Thames, living with a sister at Upper Norwood, given as his next of kin on attestation papers. He was at home until 1908, then served in India. In 1911, he was in Burma and later the Andaman Islands, aged 23, still single. He returned home but in October 1915 went to France with the BEF. Then joined the Mediterranean Exp. Force and was killed in action there. His sister was sent his possessions at 108 Gipsy Road, West Norwood, Surrey. Buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece. Plot VII. Row G. Grave 14.

JESSUP

Sergeant
[Also spelt Sergant and several other ways] Private 13150, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 24 March 1915 when the 2nd Suffolks suffered 80 casualties. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich. Brother of Mr. C. Jessup of 55 Benton Street, Hadleigh. This soldier has a very unusual Christian name. He arrived at the Western Front in 1915. He has an army record in the Royal Field Artillery in November 1913, but was court-martialled in 1914 and later discharged from the army for misconduct. His elder brothers were given as Alec and Clement Jessup of High St. Hadleigh. The CWGC lists Mr. C. Jessup as the next of kin of Sergant Jessup. He had been 22 years old when enlisting in 1913, and born in 1891 at Framlingham. His father was Frederick Jessup, a blacksmith born inThetford, and his mother Ellen, born Hadleigh. Sargant Jessup re-enlisted when World War 1 broke out, and it is not known if he declared his previous record. Buried in Suffolk Cemetery, Vierstraat, Belgium. PLot/Row/Section B. Grave 10.

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. He is also remembered on Dennington War Memorial.

KAY

James Lawrence
Private 43755, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Discharged as unfit to a Silver War Badge, but was still unwell, and did not recover, he died 19 February 1921. Aged 30. Husband of Anna E. Kay of Double Street, Framlingham. James was born at Ramsgate, but lodging in Fore Street, Framlingham in 1911 as clerk to Garrards. He had married his wife Anna (nee Dew) in the July Quarter of 1918. He had served previously as 2494, Suffolk Regiment. He was in France long enough to be entitledto to the Victory and British War Medals. Buried in Gorleston, Norfolk. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 414.

LAZELL

Walter Joseph
Private 2997, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action between Newport and Brecon Saps from a massive mine explosion 19 January 1916. Born Brentwood, enlisted Ipswich, resident Framlingham. Youngest son of the late Samuel and Mary. He was educated at Brentwood, and became a chauffeur and gardener. He joined the Suffolk Territorials 9 December 1914, and served with the Expeditionary Force from April 1915. He was wounded in August 1915, returning to the front in November. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

MANN

Charles Edward
Private 23939, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds from a chest injury in No. 5 Field Hospital, 27 March 1918. Born Aldeburgh-on-Sea, Suffolk, enlisted Colchester 26 May 1915. Moved to the Police Station, Framlingham when his father became Police Superintendent. He worked as a clerk at Cobbold's in Ipswich. After a year's training he was posted to the 4th Battalion (3rd Guards Brigade) arriving at the Somme serving in the front line of several battles. He was wounded in the September 1916 and returned to England. Returning to France in 1917, he joined the 2nd Battalion and was injured again. After recovery, he fought various battles until his Battalion was relocated to the Arras-Albert railway where he was mortally wounded. His brother, Frederick, also fell (see below). Buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery, Frevent, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 9.

MANN

Frederick Michael
Private 207060 [CWGC] or T/207066 [SGDW], 7th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 4 November 1918. Aged 24. Enlisted Ipswich, resident Framlingham. Son of John Edward and Mary Ann Mann of 35 Beresford Road, Lowestoft. He was born at Aldeburgh, the younger brother of Charles (above). This soldier fell a week before fighting terminated. Formerly 265454, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay, Nord, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 16.

MANN

Walter George
Private 41105, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 August 1917. Aged 23. Born New Zealnd, enlisted Framlingham. He was educated at Framlingham College, the eldest son of Walter Aldridge Mann and Sarah Powley Mann who had lived at Countess Wells, Framlingham, but were living at Castle View, College Road towards the end of World War 1. In the 53rd Brigade, 18th Division, he had left Framlingham on 5th August 1914. He went to France in 1916 where his Battalion was involved in many heavy battles. Formerly 1547, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

MEADOWS

Ernest William
Sergeant 200350, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Born Dennington, enlisted Framlingham. Son of Reuben and Elizabeth Meadows of Vyces Road, Framlingham. Before WW1, Ernest was a chauffeur to Mr. H. Manby of Dennington Lodge. As a local Territorial, he left Framlingham Railway Station early in August 1914. He saw fierce fighting in France, being severely wounded on 16 July 1916 but recovered and joined the 1st Cambridgeshires (11th Suffolks). He left bereaved parents and a widow. He is remembered on his parents' grave in Framlingham Cemetery, with his brother Reuben, who also fell (see below). Formerly 1918, "G" Company, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. anel 84 and 85. Sergeant Meadows is also commemorated on the Dennington War Memorial

MEADOWS

Reuben
Private G/21183, 7th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 28 September 1916. Born Dennington, resident and enlisted Framlingham. Like his brother (above) he was born in Dennington, but moved to live in Framlingham. At 30, a miller by trade, he had married his wife Amy from Letheringham, in October 1914. They had one daughter when Reuben enlisted, and lived in College Road. His regiment went to France in 1916, the year his second child was born – and the year in which he lost his life. Formerly 26971, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D.

MOORE

Jack Read
Private 12644, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 16 October 1915. Born Framlingham in 1893, enlisted Ipswich, resident Stowmarket. Son of Rose Mary Self of Pettaugh. In 1901 his mother was Mrs. Self and Jack had a stepbrother Joseph aged three the family then lived at Helmingham. Jack was living in Stowmarket at the onset of World War 1 when he enlisted, and his regiment landed at Le Havre 20 August 1915. He had only been two months at War before losing his life. He is buried at Le Treport Military Cemetery, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot 1, Row L, Grave 2.

MOORE

Robert Joseph
Gunner 97101, 245th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, Died of wounds 26 July 1917. Born at Framlingham, enlisted Horsham, resident Crawley, Sussex. son of John and Emma Moore, and baptised in Framlingham in 1877. He was married to Lillian Mary Razzell from West Crawley Sussex in 1906. The couple lived in Crawley and Robert enlisted at Horsham in the Royal Garrison Artillery, his heavy gun team not leaving for France until 1916. Robert's gun team used Suffolk Punch horses to haul their gun. In 1917 he was carrying out siege warfare in Belgium, when he was fatally injured. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XVI. Row H. Grave 19A.

MUDDOCK

Henry Walter
Private 166777, 648th Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps. Died from influenza in the epidemic pandemic 1918-1919 24 November 1918 Dar es Salaam Hospital, Tanzania. His parents were William and Emma Muddock, with six children, living at Barrack Cottages, College Road. He was promoted to sergeant after a few months' training. He did not go abroad till 1916 — and then it was to East Africa. Buried in Nakuru North Cemetery, Kenya. Grave 1.

MYALL

Edward Charles
Private 13740, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 25 July 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of Charles and Laura Emily Myall of Fore Street, Framlingham. His father was a watchmaker and jeweller. He was a member of "G" Company of the 4th Suffolks but did not go to France until 22.1.1916, now in "C" Company He caught influenza on 18th March and had a spell in No. 3 General Hospital. He rejoined his battalion 17th May, but was to succumb to gunshot wounds, dying of his wounds received. He was a member of the local Territorial Band, his instrument being the circular bass. Buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot A. Row 14. Grave 54.

NEWSON

Alec John
Private 9380, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 7 July 1916. Aged 22. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich. His job latterly was working at the Roller Mills in Bridge Street. He was the only son of Arthur and Alice Newson. After 9 months training he crossed the Channel on 30th May, landing at Boulogne. Surviving heavy fighting at Ploegsteert and Loos, they went on to the Somme, at Ovillers, his Battalion being decimated. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

NICHOLS

Christopher
[Spelt NICHOLLS on CWGC] Private 40882, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 31. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich, resident Great Bealings. Son of William and Harriet Nichols. William was a horseman at Rookery Farm, Framlingham in 1901. Christopher at 13 was already working as a stockman of cattle on a farm. He had an elder brother and four sisters. The family later moved to Great Bealings where the family worked at Cherry Tree Farm. Sometime after that date Christopher left to join the Suffolk Regiment with a service number of 30973. He later transferred to the Essex Regiment and served in France, earning the Victory and British War Medals. Since his parents were then living at Great Beatings, he is also commemorated on the War Memorial there. No known grave. Commemorated on on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

NICHOLLS

Thomas William
Corporal of the Horse [Lance Corporal] 1963, Household Battalion. Killed in action 3 May 1917. Aged 39. Born Yarmouth, enlisted and resident Framlingham. Son of T W Nicholls of Great Yarmouth; husband of Ada Nicholls of Framlingham. He had been a soldier in the South African War previously, then he transferred from the Norfolk Yeomanry to the Household Infantry Battalion, Brigade of Guards, training at Hyde Park. Early in 1917, Thomas embarked for France, for the offensive at Arras. After heavy losses, their next objective was Roeux, met by devastating gunfire. Thomas was one of the 230 casualties. In the South African War had been awarded the Queen's South African Medal with clasps. He left a widow and three children at Albert Place, Framlingham. Formerly 3090, Norfolk Yeomanry. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.

NICHOLS

William
[Spelt NICOLLS on SDGW] Gunner 25094, 45th Battery, 42nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 22 July 1916. Aged 37. Born and enlisted Framlingham. William (he has an S. before William in Lambert's Almanac 1917) was the son of William and Eliza Nichols of The Haynings, Framlingham, had enlisted 18 years before WW1, spending 5 years in India, four in Ireland and seven in England – with the remaining two in France, he was the eldest son of the Nichols family. Gunner Nichols was unmarried, and was born in 1898. Whilst fighting in France, he survived the first weeks and months of the War. He had two brothers serving also, one in France and the other in India. At the battle of Delville Wood, William was killed in action. His parents had also distressingly lost yet another of their sons in Ireland in 1914 whilst serving in the army. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 A and 8 A.

OLLEY

William Dring
Lance Serjeant 10689, 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Killed in action at Gallipoli 29 July 1915 [Medal Roll] or 29 June 1915 [CWGC]. Aged 26. Born and resident Harleston, Norfolk, enlisted Great Yarmouth. Son of Lucy Olley of Castle Street, Framlingham, and the late William Olley. Very little is known of William's service in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, but he served at Gallipoli in Turkey and lost his life. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 190 to 196.

ORSLER

George Henry
Private 9144, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Killed in action 1 January 1915. Aged 26. Born Ipswich, enlisted Bury St Edmmunds, resident Framlingham. Son of John Willman Orsler and Mary Elizabeth Orsler of Beyton, Bury St Edmund's, resident of Framlingham. George also has a fine memorial in Framlingham Cemetery, a stone cross around which is carved a small Lee Enfield 303 rifle, of the type used by the British troops throughout WW1. The badge of the Scots Guards is portrayed. At the foot of the cross, Thomas Tracy Aldous is also commemorated. He was George's intended brother-in-law. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3 and 4.

OSTLER

Alfred Ernest
Private G/29289, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 16 August 1916. Born Earl Soham, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Framlingham. Son of Williamm and Mary Ostler of Fore Street, Framlingham. He had been in the employ as an ironmongers' porter for Charles Garrard, where he had worked for 17 years. Alfred was the only son of the family, having two sisters. He was already at the Somme in 1916. Alfred lost his life in Guillemont in severe fighting, with many officers killed and he was one of 160 other ranks who were also to fall in that action. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

RICHARDSON

Henry John
Lance Corporal 15242, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1916. Aged 24. Born Framlingham 1892, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Ada Clarke (formerly Richardson) of Heath View, Kesgrave, Suffolk, and the late John Richardson. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

ROLFE

Wilfred Edwin
Second Lieutenant, 2nd/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 22 August 1917. Aged 24. Son of Edwin and Harriet Rolfe of Red House, Framlingham. The eldest of 5 sons, with two sisters, Wilfred was living at Wokingham in Berkshire by 1910, when he married Catherine E. French. When Wilfred was aged 7, his father had been a Regimental Quatermaster Sergeant in the Royal Engineers at Aldershot. Wilfred was a bank clerk early in is career. He joined the Inns of Court Officers Training Corps, and was then posted to the Ox and Bucks L.I. (Territorial Forces). He was entitled to the Victory and British Medals. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98.

ROWLAND

William Henry
Lance Corporal 290033, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action at Cherisy 12 January 1918. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of William, a grocers' salesman, and they lived in Castle Street. William himself worked for a Framlingham butcher, Mr. B. Durrant for a number of years before the war began. He had been a member of the Framlingham Territorials "G" Company, and was also a musician playing the trombone in the Company's band. He left Framlingham with the first contingent of the Territorials in August 1914, but did not go abroad until 1916. When in the 11th Battalion he was engaged in heavy fighting in France and Flanders. He left a widow, Florence Rowland, aged 25. Formerly 510, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in Croisilles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 15.

SELF

Frank Joseph
Lance Corporal 200750, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 27 June 1918. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Formerly 2943, Suffolk Regiment. Frank was the sixth child of John and Emily Self of Well Close Square. John was a tailor, hatter and outfitter. Frank originally enlisted with the 4th Suffolks and left for France 8 December 1916. He joined the 2nd (Entraining) Battalion and was promoted to Acting Lance Corporal 6 March 1917. He was posted back to 2nd Battalion at 16 April 1917. After taking part in many fierce battles, Frank was severely wounded on 28 March 1918, was somehow brought out of the slaughter, and eventually taken to the Military Hospital at Felixstowe, but he did not recover. Buried in Framlingham Cemetery, Suffolk. Grave 582. Lance Corporal Self’s death was recorded at Woodbridge

SHERWOOD

Francis F
Private 29868, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 18 October 1916. Aged 23. Born Sweffling 1893, enlisted Ipswich, resident Framlingham. At some time he transferred to The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) from the Suffolk Regiment. Son of John and Eliza Sherwood of Sweffling, and had three siblings. By the 1911 census, the only child at home was Samuel. Francis by then at 17 was working at the Common Farm, Marlesford for the Mayhew family. He married Sarah Jane Parker in 1916 and the Jan-March qtr, but he was to lose his life in October of that year. Formally 14690 Suffolk Regiment. He was entitled to the 1915 Star, Victory and British Medals for his service. He had lived in Framlingham after his marriage. He is buried at Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 24. Also listed on the Sweffling Church roll of honour

SHORTLAND

Albert
[Listed as SHORTLANCS on SDGW and SHORTALNDS on CWGC] Lance Corporal T/16878, 1st Company, 32 Division Train, Army Service Corps. Killed in action 10 August 1918. Born and resident Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich. Son of William and Mary Shortland of Dennington Road, Framlingham. His brother Frederick was also a casualty of World War 1 (see below). By the age of 18, Albert was already serving at Shorncliffe Camp, Sandgate, Kent. He was a driver in the Transport Section – he was in France by 17 August 1914. After supplying crucial food and equipment to the troops through many battles on the Somme, Albert and 15 comrades, died from a hostile air attack at Fouquescourt. He had survived in the war from the first weeks to its fourth anniversary. His widowed father had now lost two sons. Albert is buried in Fouquescourt British Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 1. Also remembered on his father's gravestone in Framlingham Cemetery.

SHORTLAND

Frederick Samuel
Private 8867, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 3 January 1915. Aged 29. Born and resident Framlingham, enlisted Colchester. son of William and Mary Shortland, and brother of Albert (above). He had served 7 years in the 2'' Essex Regiment and then was placed on the Reserve. He worked firstly afterwards for Messrs. Clarke & Son, Merchants, and later at Felixstowe for Jobmasters, as an ostler, from where he was called to rejoin the colours. His regiment was fighting continously from the outbreak of the War and Frederick was to lose his life in action at Le-Gheer. His widowed father William was living at Pantile Cottage when he heard Frederick had fallen. Buried in Calvaire (Essex) Military Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 12. Frederick is also remembered on his mother's gravestone in Framlingham Cemetery.

SIMMONS

Robert
Private 17515, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment. Died from acute lobar pneumonia 25 February 1919 at Ipswich Hospital. Aged 21. One of three brothers, all born at Leyton, Essex. Their parents were George and Florence Simmons. George himself was born at Framlingham in 1862, and became an engine fitter. Robert, the youngest of the three boys, was born in 1898. Sadly the boys spent most of their childhood in schools attached to the Workhouse in Leyton, their father having died young and their mother appears in West Ham Union Workhouse at Leytonstone. By 1911, Robert is at Framlingham in Fairfield Road, living with his grandfather, George Griffiths, aged 71, still a railway guard. After school, Robert worked at the College in Framlingham as a waiter. He enlisted on 15 October 1915, aged 17 years, in the Suffolk Regiment, with a service number of 22137, at Ipswich. He was 6 ft. tall. He transferred to T/Reserve Battalion 1 September 1916 and was posted 22 September 1916 to B.E.F. and posted again 19 January 1917. On 31 July 1917 Robert became an unpaid Lance Corporal. However, he relinquished this rank on being transferred to The Royal West Kent Regiment as a private, 10 February 1918. He was taken prisoner (missing, 21-28 March 1918), subsequently spending 3 months in a German Hospital, suffering from dysentery. He was employed down the mines, while well enough, as a prisoner of war. He was repatriated to this country 8 December 1918, having lost a great deal of weight, and suffering from deafness, from his service in France. He was discharged with a Grade IV disability, and given a Silver War Badge, B65118. He returned to Framlingham to live with his uncle William and grandfather Griffiths, but by February 1919 he was very ill with acute lobar pneumonia, from which he died. His uncle William was present at the death. He was buried in Framlingham Cemetery 3 March 1919. Plot RR6. Formerly 22137, 10th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. There is presently no headstone to commemorate Robert's sacrifice for his country, and a CWGC application has been made. Robert's mother, Florence Griffiths, is also in an unmarked grave, in Framlingham Cemetery, in Plot LL4, after her death 27 October 1943.

SMITH

Alec James Victor
Lance Corporal 3859, 2nd/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Enlisted Leamington, Warwickshire, resident Warwick. Alex (or Alec) was born in Framlingham in 1898, the son of George and Isabella Smith. They were living in Vyces Road in the 1901 census. He had at least 12 siblings, and their father was a rural postman. Alec had obviously left home, enlisting at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire and was promoted during his service to Lance Corporal in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in France. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 22 to 25. He is also commemorated on his brother Bertie's tombstone at the Framlingham Cemetery, where his parents are also buried.

SMITH

Arthur Henry
Leading Seaman 227702 (PO), HM Submarine C29, Royal Navy. Killed when his submarine was sunk by mine in North Sea 29 August 1915. His body was not recovered. Born in Framlingham 8 March 1888, eldest son of Thomas and Sophia Smith (nee Jones) who in 1901 were living in Vyces Road, Framlingham. 11 siblings followed Arthur's birth. For a while, the family left Suffolk and moved to Wiltshire when Arthur was 7. In 1898 they all came back to Framlingham, moving to Rose Cottage, Vyces Road. After leaving school at 12, Arthur worked as an errand boy, delivering post. He later joined his father on the Duke of Hamilton's estate at Easton. When he reached 17, he left to join the Navy and his first posting was on HMS Grafton. He had some experience with Special Torpedo Vessels with HMS Vulcan and HMS Vernon, and was finally assigned to HM Submarine C29. He so enjoyed the life he encouraged 3 brothers, Frederick, Alfred and Victor to enlist also. Arthur married in April 1911, Winifred K. Hubbert (called Freda) in Portsmouth. They had two children, Mabel and Charles, both born in Portsmouth. In September 1915, the C.29's depot ship, HMS Forth, issued a death certificate for 00.30 a.m. on 29 August 1915 and the cause given "killed in action". Surviving log books can be seen at the National Archives. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 7.

SMITH

Charles Harold
Acting Corporal 24290, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 22 May 1917. Aged 23. Born Framlingham, enlisted Ipswich. second son of the late Joseph and Harriet Smith. He did not go abroad until 1916, having transferred to the 12th Battalion which was a Bantam Battalion of men up to 5 ft. 2 ins. tall. His regiment first saw action in the Loos sector. After many further battles, both "C" and "D" companies of Charles' Battalion were fighting at La Vacquerie on 5th May 1917, when Charles was badly wounded on that day. He was to die of his wounds in No. 34 Casualty Clearing Station. Buried in La Chapelette British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne, Somme, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 9.

SMITH

Frank Stanley
Acting Bombadier L/15403, "B" Battery, 167th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, 33rd Division. Around 21 July 1916 he was hit, and taken back to a Casualty Station near Montauban, south of Bazentin. He died of his wounds 2 August 1916. Aged 21. Born in Hampstead, London N.W. 1895, enlisted London. Son of Joseph and Harriett (Charles' brother — see above). Frank was the youngest member of the family. He worked in the roller mills at Framlingham before leaving to seek work in London in 1914. He then enlisted into the R.F.A. at the capital, in a Brigade founded at Camberwell. Frank landed in France just before Christmas 1915. His Brigade was part of the 33rd Division, which also included the 4th Suffolks, in which many Framlingham men served. He was in action on the Somme 14 July 1916, with his gun rarely out of action. Buried at Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 8.

SMITH

William Lowne
Private 22536, 5th Battalion, The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action in Mesopotamia 25 January 1917. Aged 36. Born Framlingham, enlisted Devizes, Wiltshire, resident Salisbury. Youngest of 6 children of Henry and Sophia Smith (nee Lowne) from Southwold. Henry was originally a fisherman but later became a gardener and moved several times, and by 1881 they lived in Dennington Road, Framlingham. Of the six children, Mary 1879 and William Lowne b. 1881, were born in Framlingham. By 1891 the family moved again to Milford in Wiltshire, with father and William both gardeners. At 19, William was in Salisbury. He enlisted at Devizes in the 5th Battalion of the Wiltshire Regiment. He was by 1914 married to Emily (nee Morehen), and living in Salisbury. In July 1915, William sailed to the Mediterranean and Mudros and by January 1916 was in Egypt, finally in February 1916 to Mesopotamia (Iraq). No further details are known of his service, until the notice of his death 25 January 1917 in Mesopotamia. He was entitled to the Victory and British War Medals for his action abroad. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot XVI. Row B. Grave 8.

SMY

Victor Charles
Lance Corporal 3/10116, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, Killed in action 18 June 1917. Born Framlingham [SDGW states Henton], Suffolk, enlisted Ipswich. Eldest son of Frederick and Ellen Smy of Coles Green, Framlingham, and by 1901, Fred was a horseman on a local farm. Victor married Henrietta Pipe on 12 November 1910 at Framlingham. Their first son Fred was born in 1912, and their second, Victor, born in 1913 The family lived in College Road, in a house now demolished. Victor enlisted in the 2nd Suffolks at Ipswich. This Battalion had been in action since August 1914, with 720 men having died after the battle of Le Cateau. In July 1915 Victor entered the trenches at Ypres, and by 1 July 1916, they were on their way to the Somme. Sometime around 14th July at Caterpillar Wood, he was wounded and eventually sent to hospital in England. Victor was at Felixstowe Hospital in November/ December 1916. He cycled to see his wife, as it turned out, for the last time. He returned to France, and was under heavy bombardment with 250 casualties, one of whom was Victor, his death being confirmed on 18 June 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

STANNARD

Edward Charles
Private 279, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 August 1916. Aged 41. cBorn and enlisted Framlingham. He lived at home with his widowed mother Caroline, a brother Frank and sister Minnie. He was born circa 1875. In 1899 he volunteered to serve fighting the Boers in South Africa, but his application was refused for medical reasons. His services were refused again but by 1914 he eventually was taken in to the 4th Suffolks, enlisting at Framlingham. He left Southampton with "C" Company on 22January 1916. He was in the trenches at Loos and Givenchy, and then the Somme. On 6 August 1916 they were at Fricourt Woods, and later supported trenches at Bazentin-le-Grand. On 18 August 1916 Edward was killed, one of 36 men who died on that day, with 110 wounded, and 50 missing. His widowed mother Caroline was informed of his death by telegram, when she was living at the Mills Almshouses in Station Road. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

STEVENSON

Joseph aka Joe
Private 27164, 1st Battalion, King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 10 April 1917. Aged 35. Born Framlingham, enlisted Lincoln. Son of James and his late wife Rachel. His father was then living in the Mills Almhouses, Framlingham. His youngest son Joe originally enlisted at Lincoln in the Lincolnshire Regiment but later transferred to the 1 King's. He did not go abroad till 1916, when he was in action at the Somme. By April, he and his comrades had instructions to attack the village of Roeux and the chemical works there. Joe lost his life in the action that followed. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2.

SWANN

George
Private 18088, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 19 July 1916. Aged 28. Born Earl Soham, enlisted Framlingham. Son of William and Anna Maria Swann of Cransford, Suffolk; husband of Mrs. W. Swann of Framlingham. One of seven children, the 2nd eldest son. Little is known of his service in France. He was entitled to the 1915 Star, the Victory and the British War Medals. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIV. Plot A. Row 5.

TAYLOR

Stanley
Private 49441, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28 April 1918. Aged 19. Born Birmingham 1899, enlisted Southwark, Surrey. Son of John and Fanny Taylor, of Fore Street. Framlingham, Suffolk. He enlisted in the 6th Northants at 19 years old, and was sent to France in early 1918. He was wounded early on, after only a fortnight, being nursed at a First Aid Dressing Station, then transported by train to Rouen where he sadly dieds. Buried in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery Extension, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot/Row/Sectin D. Grave 22A.

TAYLOR

William Frederick
Private 283328, 2nd/4th Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died of wounds 13 May 1917. Born Framlingham, enlisted Whitehall, resident City of London. Son of John and Fanny Taylor (nee Newson), brother of the above casualty, Private Stanley Taylor, and the family lived at Fore Street, Framlingham. William's father was then a gardener's labourer. William himself had been a grocer's porter locally, but had moved to London before enlisting at Whitehall, to serve in France with the 4th (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers). Buried in Favreuil British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 31.

THOMAS

George
Private 231168, 2nd/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), Killed in action 15 May 1917. Aged 24. Enlisted London, resident Wandsworth. Husband of Laura Thomas, College Road, Framlingham. He was also given service number 3472. He enlisted in London. His Battalion landed in Marseilles in March 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9.

THOMPSON

Walter Charles
Private 200022, "Y" Company, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 September 1917. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of Mr and Mrs S Thompson of Mount Pleasant, Framlingham. husband of Ellen Flemming (formerly Thompson) of College Road, He mobilised with the Framlingham Territorials when war broke out, and had been training in England when passed for active service. He had been a tailor in civilian life, and married to Ellen M Meadows since 1910. With the 2nd Battalion of the Suffolks in 1917, were at Monchy-le-Preux in June, and the following September were at Ypres. Walter was killed, one of 258 casualties, in action at Zonnebeke. His widow, Ellen, had already lost a brother Reuben in 1916, and another Ernest in 1918. She later re-married and lived in College Road, as Ellen M. Flemming. Formerly 286, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A.

WAREING

Ralph Rayment
Lance Corporal 29754, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 26 April 1917. Aged 28. Born London, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Framlingham. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Wareing, of Staverton Daventry. Husband of Mary Wareing of 57 London Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Ralph came to Framlingham with his brother 6 years before WW1 to take over a drapery business on the Market Hill. Ralph and his brother Edgar were born at Islington in London. There were three dressmaker assistants and a housekeeper at Market Hill, assisting the Wareings. Ralph enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment in 1916 at Bury St. Edmunds. He married Mary Butler in 1914, their son Alec being born the following May. By April 1917, Ralph's Battalion were at Arras. During fierce fighting in sunken roads near Neuville Vitasse, around 24th April 1917, 73 officers and men had been killed, 71 wounded and 38 missing. Ralph was one of the wounded. He died at the Casualty Clearing Station. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row C. Grave 12.

WARNER

Harry George
Private 33362, 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 15 January 1918. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of William and Susannah Warner of Railway Terrace, Framlingham.Harry's parents, William and Susannah, married at Framlingham in 1884. William was described as a labourer, and his wife's maiden name was Goodwin. William was born in 1892, and his father was then working as a grain porter. After enlisting, Harry went to France around August 1916, and his regiment was fighting near Thiepval Ridge. This was the first engagement of the Yorkshire's and there were 140 casualties. In the spring of 1917 they were training for the battle of Messines, followed by Poelcappelle. 40 were killed and 170 wounded at that battle. Harry then had some leave, but returned to lose his life in late December between Loos and Lens, where many officers and 12 men were lost. Harry was badly wounded, and he died in hospital in Maida Vale. Formerly 1442 Suffolk Regiment. Harry's brother William did survive, although he lost an arm, was a prisoner of war, and spent time in a German hospital. Buried in Framlingham Cemetery, Suffolk. Grave 1634. Private Warner’s death was recorded at Marylebone

WARREN

Frederick Thomas
Corporal C/3990, 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 2 August 1917. Aged 31. Born Thornham Magna, enlisted Cockspur Street, Middlesex, resident St Albans. Husband of Betty Warren of Harrowden, Folly Avenue, St Albans Herts. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Warren (nee Riches) who had moved to farm in Framlingham in 1911, living at Grange Farm. He had six siblings. Fred had actually been born at Thornham Magna in 1886. At the beginning of WW1, he had left Framlingham, and married at St. Albans. He enlisted at Cockspur Street, and became a Corporal in the King's Royal Rifle Corps. His short service record survives. He was 29 and worked as a grocer in 1915. After leaving for France, he had admissions to hospital for impetigo through June 1916, rejoining his battalion in July and was a corporal by 9 October 1916. During his service, he was wounded in the thigh, and died from his injuries 2 August 1917. His widow subsequently acknowledge receipt of the Victory and British War Medals awarded to her late husband. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXII. Row N. Grave 18.

WHITING

Arthur William
Private 2951, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 15 July 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Son of Mr J R and Mrs Mary Whiting of Coles Green, Framlingham. Arthur was born at Framlingham in 1892 and baptised with 6 brothers and sisters at St. Michael's in 1901. He was the son of Robert and Mary Whiting, who lived at Rookery Farm Cottage in that year, where his father worked as a horseman. Arthur enlisted in Framlingham at 1914 in the Suffolks, and left for Ipswich on Monday 4th December on his journey to the 4th Battalion. Along with him were Jack Whiting, Frank Self and David Barker. Five survivors were also on the train, G. Durrant, R. J. Airey, J. Thompson, W. Harsant and W. Finch. Arthur stayed in Britain throughout 1915. He left for France 26 May 1916, as a member of "B" Company. The 4th Battalion were destined for the Somme. In early July the men were in trenches in Cuinchy. The Battle of Bazentin Ridge had commenced on the 14th. On 15 July 1916. the 98th Brigade attacked Switch Trench, the Suffolk Regt. supporting the Middlesex Regiment. C.S.M. H. R. Scoggins, MM., of Framlingham was wounded, and Arthur was killed on that day. At the time of his death, his father Robert's family were living at Coles Green, Framlingham. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

WHITING

John Robert or Robert John
Private 200748, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, 101 Brigade, 34th Division. Died 9 December 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Framlingham. Jack, as he was known, was born in Framlingham, his parents having met at Dunwich, where his father James was a fisherman, and his mother Harriet, in service there. They moved to Framlingham and had a market garden in New Street by the 1911 census. He enlisted at Framlingham in November 1914, whilst under age. His battalion left for France in January 1916, after training in England. At La Boiselle by July, the battalion had a large number of casualties. Jack survived, and was transferred to Armentieres. In April 1917, the 11th Suffolks were in the front line at Arras. Twenty days later they attacked the chemical works at Roeux. By October they were fighting at Ypres, the battalion suffering heavy bombardment, and moved back to Arras. Having survived all this, Jack was to succumb to a German Spring Offensive in 1918. Jack was captured behind the River Lys somewhere around 10th April 1917. By 14 June 1917. the Whiting family received a postcard sent from Limburg informing them he was a prisoner but "sound". Two subsequent postcards from Friedrichsfeld Camp arrived, Jack asking for a parcel of chocolate and tobacco, with love sent to Bill, Dot and father. He stated he was "quite well". In November 1918 the war ended, and the Whiting family made preparations for a welcome home for Jack. However, Harriet and James were informed of Jack's death at Quedlinburg .P.O.W. Hospital Germany at 9 a.m. On 9 December 1918, from pleurisy and pericarditis. Formerly 2940, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Hessen, Germany. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 14.

WILSON

Arthur Victor
[It is stated that he was a Lance Corporal but the CWGC, SDGW and his medal card all list him as Private] Private 4513, 24th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 13 September 1916. Aged 22. Born Framlingha 1894, enlisted Kennington, worked at St, Paul's Churchyard Arthur was the son of the late Allen and Mrs. Martha Wilson, who lived at Moat Farm Cottage, Badingham Road, Framlingham. Two of Arthur's brothers served in the Great War. Arthur had left home, and worked at Cook's Warehouse, St. Paul's Churchyard, London. On enlisting, he joined the London Regiment. His Battalion, 1st/24th was known as The Queen's, a Territorial Battn. It was based at New Street, Kennington Park Road, S.E. The Battalion landed in France March 1915, and soon involved in the battles of Aubers Ridge and Festubert in May. Arthur completed his training in England and crossed the Channel in February 1916. They were on the Somme in August at High Wood. Buried in Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row I. Grave 4.

WOODS

Ernest
Private 260087, 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5 October 1918. Aged 20. Born Badingham, enlisted Ipswich, resident Framlingham. Son of Walter and Roseanna Woods of Badingham, Suffolk. He was the second eldest of seven children in the Woods family. He was previously serving in the Suffolk Regiment, with a service number 4971. His residence is given as Framlingham. Not much is known of Ernest's service in France, but he entitled to the Victory and British War Medals. Buried in Doignt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 19.

1939-1945

CARR

Alec Bertram
Gunner 953103, 67 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 20 June 1942. Aged 24. Son of William George and Rosa Jane Carr of Framlingham. Buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya. Plot 2. Row D. Grave 14.

CHENERY

Cecil John
Private 5828072, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 15 February 1942. Aged 20. Son of Lilian May Crawford of Framlingham. No known grave. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial, Kranhi War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 54.

CREASY

Cecil Harry
Private 5826176, Army Catering Corps, attached 156th Battalion, Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 25 September 1944. Aged 27. Son of William and Ethel Creasy of Framlingham. Buried in the Arnhem Oosterbeeek War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot 32. Row B. Grave 10.

ELGIE

Barnett Henry Thomas
Lance Sergeant 5826858, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 31 May 1940. Aged 20. Son of Albert William and Annie Elizabeth Elgie. No known grave. Commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France. Column 45.

ELLIOT

James Arthur
Private 5836838, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 07 January 1944. Aged 24. Son of George and Charlotte Elliott of Framlingham. Buried in Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia. Plot VI. Row L. Grave 10.

FLEMMING

Reginald James
Private 5826829, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 06 March 1944. Aged 23. Son of James and Ellen Mary Flemming of Framlingham. Buried in Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 8.

GIRLING

Reginald Stanley
Private 5827144, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 14 February 1942. Aged 21. Buried in Kranji War Cemetery, Singpore. Plot 12. Row B. Collective grave 5-13.

HAMMOND

Frederick Bertram
Sergeant 5826859, 19 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 20 February 1944. Aged 28. Son of Frederick George and Amelia Elsie Hammond. husband of Mary Ann Hammond. Buried in Anzio War Cemetery, Italy.

HARVEY

Freddy Sydney William
Aircraftman 1st Class 1453834, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 02 September 1942. Aged 20. Son of Frederick Charles and Edith Ellen Harvey of Easton. Buried in Framlingham Cemetery. Aircraftman Harvey’s death is recorded at Acle

HARVEY

Reginald
Private 5826853, Suffolk Regiment, attached No 1 Commando. Died 28 February 1943. Aged 25. Son of Walter and Ada Harvey of Framlingham. No known grave. Commemorated on the Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia. Face 16.

HURREN

Alfred George
Private 5779928, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 18 September 1944. Aged 31. Son of John and Harriett Hurren of Framlingham. husband of Hilda Hurren of Framlingham. Buried in the Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 3.

LOVEGROVE

Edwin William
Lieutenant 63726, 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 01 June 1940. Aged 32. Son of Edwin William and Septima Jane Lovegrove. husband of Helen Lovegrove (nee Mavrogordato) of Blythburgh. No known grave. Commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France.

PENDLE

David
Private 1642040, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). Died 19 August 1944. Aged 34. Buried in the Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

ROSE

William John
Gunner 14304993, 28 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 21 July 1944. Aged 32. Buried in Madras (St Mary’s) Cemetery, Chennai, India.

THOMPSON

Samuel
Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant Major) 7076227, Suffolk Regiment, attached 4th Suffolk Battalion, Home Guard. Died 19 September 1944. Aged 58. Son of Samuel and Harriot Thompson of Framlingham. husband of Margaret Elizabeth Thompson of Framlingham. Buried in the new extension of Framlingham Cemetery, Suffolk. Secyion N. Grave 3. CSM Thompson’s death is recorded at Blythe

WALNE

Robert Neville
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1287750, 514 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26 November 1943. Aged 20. Son of Captain H A Walne and Mrs Walne of Framlingham. Buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Berlin, germany. Plot 9. Row D. Grave 19.

WYTHE

Victor Jack
Private 5826852, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 01 August 1943. Aged 24. Son of Frederick George and Emily Ellen Wythe of Framlingham. Buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar. Plot B6. Row D. Grave 19.
CIVILIANS 1939-1945

HARVEY

Caroline Amelia
Civilian. Died 06 October 1940. Aged 62. Of School House, Framlingham. Death recorded at Blyth Rural District. Miss Harvey died at School House, Framlingham as a result of enemy action

MANN

Gilbert Barker
Civilian. Died 04 May 1941. Aged 40. Section Leader, Home Guard. of Castle View, Framlingham. Death recorded at Ipswich County Borough. Gilbert Mann died at Westerfield Road as a result of enemy action

STANNARD

Maria
Civilian (W.V.S). Died 25 June 1942. Aged 45. Of 5 Albert Road, Framlingham. Wife of Percy James Stannard. Death recorded at Blyth Rural District. Mrs Stannard died at 5 Albert Road as a result of enemy action

STANNARD

Leslie James
Civilian. Died 25 June 1942. Aged 18. Home Guard. of 5 Albert Road, Framlingham. Son of Percy James Stannard and of Maria Stannard. Death recorded at Blyth Rural District. Leslie Stannard died at 5 Albert Road as a result of enemy action

STANNARD

Neville Percy
Civilian. Died 25 June 1942. Aged 5. Of 5 Albert Road, Framlingham. Son of Percy James Stannard and of Maria Stannard. Death recorded at Blyth Rural District. Neville Stannard died at 5 Albert Road as a result of enemy action

Greater Love Hath No Man than this

OTHER MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES FROM FRAMLINGHAM

MAULDEN

Jack [Rochford]
Flight Lieutenant 55510, 194 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died accientally in Malaya 21st January 1954, failed to return. Aged 31. Born 12 July 1922. Found 12th March 57. Auster Mk6 VF 604 - Pilot 868075 Sgt Perry J. RA/GPR 14 Flight, 656 Squadron. Buried in Cheras Road Christian Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Row 23. Grave 1209.

MANN

Daniel John Edward
Flight Lieutenant 4232229, RAF Uxbridge, Royal Air Force. Died in England 12 April 1973. Aged 28. Born 11 March 1945. Buried in Parham Cemetery, Framlington, Suffolk. Row J. Grave 4.

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