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HASKETON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stuart Green 2006

The Hasketon War Memorial can be found at the roadise opposite the parish church and takes the form of Portland stone Celctic cross on a two stepped base. There are 26 names for World War 1 listed and 3 for World War 2. The memorial was dedicated on 7th December 1919 by the Rev. Canon C D Lawrence. The builder was Mr A C Stepheson. Details of the dedication can be found in the East Anglian Daily Times 8th December 1919. A special dedication to two of the men who fell in World War 1 can be found on the reredos within the church.

THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF HASKETON HEROES WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MIDSHIPMAN
PERCY ARTHUR WELLS WAIT RN
WHO FELL IN THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND
31 MAY 1916 AGED 18 YEARS
AND
LIEUT CHARLES FREDERICK WELLS WAIT
10TH BATT KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY
WHO FELL IN THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME
15TH JULY 1916 AGED 21 YEARS
THE REREDOS IS ERECTED BY THEIR PARENTS
A COT IN THE UNION JACK CLUB LONDON IS ENDOWED
BY THEIR WELLS RELATIVES TO THEIR MEMORY

1914-1918

ADAMS

William George

Private 200712, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 18/08/1916. Age 26. Son of Henry and Emma Adams of Shoulder of Mutton Cottage, Hasketon. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

BLAKE

Charles

Private 3036, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 20/07/1916. Age 31. Son of John and Elizabeth Blake of Hasketon. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

BORRETT

Percy John

Corporal 202557, 2nd/4th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died 22/08/1917. Age 22. Son of Mr A Borrett of Hill House, Hasketon. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

BUTTRUM

Aaron

Lance Corporal 200740, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 15/07/1916. Age 21. Son of Aaron and Mary J Buttrum, Hasketon. Buried at Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval

CLARKE

Stanley

Lance Corporal 15177, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 10/04/1917. Age 23. Son of Mr A E Clarke of 12 Barrack Road, Woodbridge. Buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun

CRANE

Evan George

Gunner 39700, 23rd Battery, 40th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 19/04/1917. Buried at Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras

DENNY

David

Private 200741, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment Died 20/07/1916. Age 21. Son of Edgar and Ellen Annie Denny of The Red Lodge, Hasketon. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

DENNY

Frank Edward

Private 12754, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 18/10/1916. Born at Ashbocking, resident at Witham. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

GROVE

Charles Edward

Private 3604, "B" Company, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 15/07/1916. Age 17. Son of Mrs H R Chandler of Stratford St Mary, Colchester. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

HAWES

Albert John

Corporal 200711, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 04/11/1917. Born at Hasketon. Buried at Birr Cross Roads Cemetery

HAWES

Frank Charles

Believed to be Private 19642, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 30/07/1916. Buried at Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban

HAWES

Henry Walter

Private TR10/40449, 51st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment – transferred to 692nd Agricultural Company, Labour Corps. Died 23/08/1918. Age 28. Son of Walter Hawes of Gull Cottage, Hasketon and the late Ellen Jane Hawes. Buried at Hasketon (St Andrew) Churchyard. Private Hawes death is recorded at Woodbridge

KING

Samuel Jarrod

Private 424274, 6th Battalion, Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery. Died 18/02/1918. Age 23. Son of Thomas and Eva F King of Hasketon. Buried at Thelus Military Cemetery

LANHAM

Ernest Albert

Private 51369, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 07/09/1917. Age 35. Husband of Annie Webb (formerly Lanham) of 3 Woods Cottages, Nelson Place, Sidcup, Kent. Buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery

LEGGETT

Rudolph William

Private 9034, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 28/09/1918. Born Hasketon. Buried at Grevillers British Cemetery

POLLARD

Eric Victor

Private 636425, 50th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment). Died 19/11/1916. Commemorated on the Vimy Memorial

POLLARD

Alfred Percy

Lance Corporal PO/15953, 2nd Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Navy Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 28/04/1917. Buried at Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-En-Gohelle

QUINTON

Frederick William

Private 34489, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Died 02/05/1917. Born in Grundisburgh, resident of Hasketon. Buried at St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. Private Quinton is also commemorated on the Grundisburgh War Memorial

THOMPSON

Arthur William

Lance Corporal 41408, 2nd/6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 21/03/1918. Age 32. Son of Joseph and Elisabeth Thompson of Fairfield Cottage, Hasketon. husband of Ida Thompson of 47 Marlborough Buildings, Walton Street, Chelsea, London. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

THOMPSON

Stanley Morris

Private 201191, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 20/07/1916. Age 19. Son of Morris and Annie Thompson of 20 Bulstrode Road, Ipswich. Born Wickham Market. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

THOMPSON

Walter

Corporal 2809, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 20/07/1916. Born at Hasketon. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

WAIT

Charles Frederick Wells

Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 15/07/1916. Age 21. Son of the Rev Frederick William and Charlotte Augusta Wait of Hasketon Rectory. Buried at Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt

WAIT

Percy Arthur Wells

Midshipman, Royal Navy, HMS Queen Mary. Lost with his ship 31/05/1916. Age 18. Son of the Rev F W Wait MA and Mrs Wait of Hasketon Rectory, Woodbridge. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. On 31st May 1916, HMS Queen Mary was part of the 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron that took part in the Battle of Jutland. During the battle HMS Queen Mary was hit by gunfire from the German vessels Seydlitz and Derfflinger and exploded, killing all but 8 of her 1,276 crew

WILLIAMS

John

Private 2801, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 03/04/1915. Age 20. Son of Mrs E Williams of Kennel Cottage, Hasketon. Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

WRIGHT

Archibald Edward

Private 2917, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 15/07/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

WRIGHT

Frank

Private 2810, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 21/06/1915. Buried at St Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue

1939-1945

BISHOP

Robert John

Lance Sergeant 5825347, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died between 24/05/1940 and 25/05/1940. Age 29. Son of Robert and Edith Rose Bishop. Buried at Cretinier Cemetery, Wattrelos

COLE

Harry William

Private 5825359, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 29/05/1940. Age 30. Son of Harry E and Rosa E Cole of Woodbridge. Buried at Noordschote Churchyard

DUNNETT

Cyril

Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant Major) 2754280, 7th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 21/01/1943. Age 29. Buried at Tripoli War Cemetery

Last updated 15 October, 2006

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