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KELSALE WITH CARLTON WAR MEMORIAL

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

There are two marble plaques within the parish church commemorating men from World War 1 and World War 2 who gave their lives. There are 27 names for World War 1 and 10 for World War 2. The initial memorial was dedicated by Rev. Canon C D Lawrence and unveiled by Major General Sir Ronald Lane on 8th May 1921. This was reported in the East Anglian Daily Times 10th May 1921.

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE PARISH OF KELSALE-WITH-CARLTON WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

BALDRY

Alfred Harold

Lance Corporal 62364, 17th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), attached 68th Company, Labour Corps. Died 7/07/1917. Born Kelsale. Buried at Aire Communal Cemetery

COBBOLD

Charles Augustus

Captain, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 13/10/1915. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial

COLEMAN

Isaac John

Private 32029, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 23/04/1917. Age 35. Son of the late Isaac and Harriet Coleman of Kelsale. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

COOPER

Charles George

Sergeant 23810, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 26/09/1917. Age 21. Son of Ben and Elizabeth Cooper of Bank Cottage, Saxmundham. husband of Ethel Grace Cooper of 4 Quebec Cottage, Curlew Green, Kelsale. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

COURTHOPE-MUNROE

John Wilfred

Second Lieutenant, 597th Motorised Transport Company, Army Service Corps. Died 24/01/1916. Buried at Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery

EASY

Harold Henry

Driver 49937, 82nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 5/05/1918. Age 21. Son of William Henry and Ellen Easy of Hall Team, Theberton, Leiston. Buried at Esquelbecq Military Cemetery

EMMERSON

Percy Arthur

Private 42039, 6th Battalion, Northampton Regiment. Died 22/08/1918. Age 18. Son of Mrs. Emma Emmerson of Yoxford Road, Kelsale. and the late James Emmerson. Buried at Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

FLEMING

George William

Private 200552, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 15/07/1916. Age 16. Son of Mr A and Mrs E Fleming of 19 Church Street, Chipping Hill, Witham, Essex, Born Kelsale. Buried at Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz

FOLKARD

George William

Private 1144, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 6/12/1914. Age 22. Son of Alfred Folkard of Carlton Green. Buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery

FOLKARD

Stanley Alfred

Corporal 205957, 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 19/09/1918. Born Sternfield. Commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial

HUNTER

Stanley Walter

Private 24006, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 13/09/1916. Age 24. Son of George and Ellen Agnes Hunter of Eight Bells Inn, Kelsale. Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No 2

LANE

George Roland

Captain (Adjutant), 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 15/09/1916. Age 22. Son of Major General Sir Ronald B. Lane KCB KCVO and Lady Lane of Carleton Hall, Saxmundham. Buried at the Guards Cemetery Lesboeufs

LEECH

William Isaac

Private 28104, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 6/07/1918. Age 26. Son of Isaac Leech of Church Lane, Kelsale. Buried at Kantara War Memorial Cemetery

MANN

Herbert William

Corporal 3/7178, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 18/12/1915. Age 28. Husband of Lottie E Mann of Brook Cottage, Benhall, Born Kelsale. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Corporal Mann is also commemorated on the Benhall War Memorial

MEADOWS

Cecil C

Private 14474, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, attached Labour Corps. Died 21/11/1918. Age 30. Husband of L Meadows of Kelsale Street, Saxmundham. Buried at Kelsale (SS Mary and Peter) Churchyard. Private Meadows’ death is recorded at Norwich

MUNSON

Clayton Henry

Gunner 45878, 63rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died 27/09/1916. Born at Saxmundham. Buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery

MUNSON

George

Lance Sergeant 200139, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 20/07/1916. Born Carlton. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

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George

Private 235319, 11th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Died 21/03/1918. Age 37. Husband of Eliza Julia Page of Dorley Corner, Kelsale. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial

PHILLIPS

Charles

Second Engineer, Merchant Navy, Steam Fishing Vessel Vanilla. Died 18/04/1915. Age 29. Husband of Mrs Phillips of 29 Trinity Square, Grimsby. Born in Kelsale. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial. On 18th April 1915, the fishing vessel Vanilla, was operating approximately 53 miles E by S from the Inner Dowsing Light Vessel, when, without warning, she was hit by a torpedo fired from a U-Boat. She sank with all hands

PHILLIPS

Wallace Ryder

Private 200886, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 22/09/1917. Age 19. Son of Alfred Henry and Mary Jane Phillips of Curlew Green, Kelsale. Buried at Longueness (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

SPALL

Ernest George

Lance Corporal 23817, "D" Company, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 2/05/1917. Age 21. Son of George and Florence L Spall of Potash Farm, Benhall. Buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun

TIBBENHAM

Frederick Albert

Private 3/9729, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 22/10/1918. Age 27. Son of Mrs Ellen Tibbenham of 2 Hurn Crag Road, Reydon, Southwold. Born Kelsale. Buried at Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension

TILLITT

William George

Private G/21024, 1st Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 13/04/1918. Age 21. Son of William and Mary Ann Tillett of Kelsale Lodge Cottage, Saxmundham. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial

WOMACK

Thomas Hedley

MM. Lance Corporal 14756, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 23/03/1918. Age 24. Son of Herbert Jarrett Womack and Emma Jane Womack of Kelsale. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

WOODARD

Jack

MM. Company Sergeant Major 200168, "F" Company, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 23/04/1917. Age 22. Son of Mr J W and Mrs E Woodard of White Cross Gardens, Carlton. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

WOOLNOUGH

Alfred

Sergeant T/207034, 11th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 23/03/1918. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

WRIGHT

Morris Isaac

Private 44450, 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 9/06/1917. Born at Kelsale. Commemorated at Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St Laurent-Blangy

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

1939-1945

BALDRY

George Herbert

Lance Corporal 5828245, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 1/03/1942. Age 22. Buried at Kranji War Cemetery

FOLKARD

Ivan Stanley

Private 5828226, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 21/09/1944. Age 25. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

FORD

Eric Peter

Private 5828236, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died between 24/08/1944 and 31/08/1944. Age 24. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

MANN

Raymond William

Gunner 1114535, 80 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 31/05/1945. Age 31. Son of Arthur and Esther Mann. Husband of Winifred Olive Mann of Westminster, London. Buried at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

MEADOWS

Cecil George

Lance Corporal 5828249, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 13/02/1942. Age 26. Son of Cecil Charles and Lily Agnes Meadows. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

MEADOWS

Robert Charles

Trooper 5833054, 17th/21st Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 21/02/1943. Age 29. Commemorated on the Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia

PALMER

Frederick Gilbert

Private 7359369, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 31/05/1945. Age 26. Son of George Sidney and Beatrice Emily Palmer of Kelsale. Buried in the Karachi War Cemetery

SPOONER

Philip Edward

Private 5828076, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 11/07/1943. Age 21. Son of Edward James Spooner and Hephzibah Janette Spooner of Coltishall, Norfolk. Buried in the Yokohama War Cemetery

SUTHERLAND

Wilfred John

Able Seaman P/JX235749, Royal Navy, HMS President III. Died 27/08/1941. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. HMS President III was a naval establishment located at Dedworth Manor. This establishment was responsible for the pay, accounts and administration of the D.E.M.S. (Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships) personnel, worldwide, and was directly responsible to D.N.A. (The Director of Navy Accounts) at Admiralty. Many of the Naval gunners assigned to the Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships were posted to HMS President III. On 27th August 1941, the German U-Boat U-557 sank three ships in a convoy, ss Tremoda, ss Sauger and ss Embassage, each ship’s losses included gunners

WOODS

Frederick James

Private 5832867, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 21/09/1944. Age 31. Son of Nellie May Woods of Kelsale. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

Last updated 24 October, 2006

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