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GREAT BEALINGS WAR MEMORIAL

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The Great Bealings War Memorial can be found opposite the parish church and takes the form of a Celtic cross, made from Cornish granite, on a stepped base. There are 14 names listed for World War 1 and 1 for World War 2. The memorial was dedicated by Rev. Canon C D Lawrence on 28th December 1919, it was sponsored by Colonel Lord Henniker. This was reported in the East Anglian Daily Times 29th December 1919.

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE GREAT BEALINGS MEN
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

BAKER

Walter Edward

Private 1716, 15th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force. Died 08/08/1915. Age 29. Son of Mary Ann Baker of Cherry Tree Cottage, Great Bealings and the late William Baker, Commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial

BALDRY

William

Private 22315, 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 09/02/1917. Buried at Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps

BEDINGFIELD

Daniel Whayman

Private 6379, 13th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 16/04/1917. Age 42. Son of John and Mary Bedingfield, late of Burgh. Husband of Bloomfield Bedingfield of Boot Street, Great Bealings. Buried at Lievin Communal Cemetery Extension

BOGGIS

William Arthur

Private 39857, East Surrey Regiment, attached to 1st/21st Battalion, London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles). Died 03/08/1918. Commemorated on Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton. On 3rd August 1918, the Hospital ship Warilda, was carrying 700 wounded soldiers from Le Havre to Southampton, when she was hit by a torpedo fired by UC 49. A total of 123 of her crew and passengers died

COCKSEDGE

Robert James

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 25/09/1918. Age 22. Son of the late William and Jane Cocksedge of Great Bealings. Husband of Ada Cocksedge of "The Ferns", Manuden, Stansted, Essex. Buried at Neuville-Bourjonval British Cemetery

CRISP

Reginald

Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), attached 7th Battalion. Died 29/03/1918. Age 25. Son of C E Crisp of Haydn House, Lyme Regis, Dorset and the late William Henry Crisp. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial

EMMERSON

John

Lance Corporal 200582, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 22/03/1918. Age 29. Son of John and Elizabeth Emmerson. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial

HOCKLEY

David Henry

Sergeant 40899, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 18/07/1917. Age 22. Son of Edwin Hockley of The Meadows, Great Bealings. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

KING

Charles George

Private 1st/4th Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 27/05/1918. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial

MUTIMER

Arthur Edward

Rifleman 50124, 12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Died 13/05/1918. Age 19. Son of Edward William and Kate Mutimer of Boot Street, Great Bealings. Buried at Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

MUTIMER

Wilfred

Private 23800, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 28/04/1917. Age 21. Son of Edward William and Kate Mutimer of Boot Street, Great Bealings. Buried at Brown’s Copse Cemetery, Roeux

NICHOLLS

Christopher

Private 40882, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 18/04/1917. Age 31. Son of William and Harriett Nicholls of Lower Street, Great Bealings. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

PRODGER

Charles

Private 51401, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died 18/10/1918. Buried at Delsaux Farm Cemetery, Beugny

SMITH

Lancelot

MM. Sergeant 200589, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 24/10/1918. Age 21. Son of John and Louisa Smith of Holly Lane, Great Horkesley, Colchester. Buried at Vendegies Cros Roads British Cemetery, Bermerain

LEST WE FORGET

1939-1945

PORTER

Edward Charles

Private 14371165, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment Died 21/03/1944 Age 19 Son of Ernest Albert and Florrie Annie Porter of Great Bealings. Commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial

Last updated 1 August, 2016

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