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HACHESTON WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Stuart Green 2006

The Hacheston War Memorial can be found within the parish church and takes the form of a alabaster plaque and a staoed glass window. There are 21 names for World War 1 listed. The memorial was unveiled on 21st September 1919 and the monies raised were by public subscription for both the memorial and window a grand total of £280. The masons were Messrs. Bryans and Webb, the manufacturers Messrs C E Kempe and Co. Details of the unveiling can be found in the Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury 26th September 1919.

The east window in this church was erected by the parishioners in memory of the following men who gave their lives for their country in the Great War

1914-1918

ANTHONY

Hubert Frank

Air Mechanic 2nd Class, 35th Squadron, Royal Air Force – attached 196th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died 26/04/1918. Age 19. on of Frank and Mary Anthony of Hacheston School, Wickham Market. Buried at St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

BARHAM

Frederick

MM. Private 201162, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 22/08/1918. Age 22. Son of Herbert and Eliza Barham of Dernford Hall Cottage, Sweffling. Buried at Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt

CABLE

Alfred William

Private 9619, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 24/04/1917. Age 19. Son of Mrs Martha C Cable of The Street, Hacheston. Buried at Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampeux

CARTER

Herbert

Bombardier 62158, HQ 15th Bragade, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 30/08/1917. Son of George and Harriet Carter of 16 Turnpike Road, Hackeston. Buried at Canada Farm Cemetery

CLARKE

William Llewellyn

Private 328049, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 24/11/1917. Born at Hacheston. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval

FARMER

Edward W F

Private G/40743, 21st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 09/04/1917. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

FLETCHER

Ernest

Sapper 551124, 106th Company, Royal Engineers. Died 09/04/1918. Age 30. Son of the late Amos Fletcher of Clevering Farm, Wickham Market. husband of Alice Louisa Lowick (formerly Fletcher) of 99 St Helens Street, Ipswich. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

FLETCHER

Harry Cuthbert

Lance Corporal 17823, 19th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Died 01/05/1917. Age 28. Son of Amos and Maria Fletcher of Clevering Farm, Hacheston. Buried at Hacheston (All Saints) Churchyard. Lance Corporal Fletcher’s death is recorded at Norwich

GLANFIELD

George

Private G/24419, 17th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 26/07/1917. Brother of Mr J W Glanfield of 22 Ash Road, Wickham Market. Buried at Gorre British and Indian Cemetery

HATCHER

Bruce Raymond

Private 15417, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 26/09/1916. Born at Hacheston. Buried at Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval

HATCHER

Frederick

Private 7761, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 21/03/1918. Age 27. Son of Mr and Mrs Hatcher of Long Row, Hacheston. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

HATCHER

William

No further information currently available

LEONARD

Harry

Believed to be Lance Corporal 14223, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 03/07/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

MILES

Albert

Private 3/8875, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 05/07/1915. Born at Great Glenham, resident of Easton. Buried at Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery

MILES

Armond Wilfred

Private 20488, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 14/10/1916. Age 25. Son of W Miles of Easton, Wickham Market. husband of A E Templing (formerly Miles) of 4 Gordon Terrace, Wickham Market. Buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe

MILLS

George Spencer

Private 260167, 1st/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died 23/10/1918. Age 32. Son of Mrs Mills of Hacheston and the late Thomas Mills. husband of Amy Lucy Mills of Hacheston. Buried at the Forest Communal Cemetery

MYERS

John

No further information currently available

ROLLINSON

Ernest

Private 80524, Essex Yeomanry. Died 11/04/1917. Born Woodbridge. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

SMITH

Samuel

Sergeant 319663, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 19/10/1916. Age 35. Son of Mrs A Smith of The Street, Hacheston. Buried at Hacheston (All Saints) Churchyard

SMITH

William

Lance Corporal 8180, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 20/07/1916. Age 25. Son of Mrs S Smith of Hacheston Street, Wickham Market. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

TODD

Henry

Private 202862, "C" Company, 15th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12/12/1917. Age 34. Son of Henry and Maria Todd. husband of Kate Todd of The Street, Hacheston. Buried at the Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Last updated 15 October, 2006

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