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KETTLEBURGH WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is in the form of a red granite Latin cross on a stepped base. There are 11 names listed for World War 1 and three for World War 2. The memorial was unveiled Mid December 1919. Details can be found in the East Anglian Daily Times 24th December 1919. There is also a brass plaque containing the same names within the church, unveiled at the same time.

O THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR ONES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

ATKINS

Nathan

Private 20735, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 22/10/1917. Born Kettleburgh. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

BALLS

George

Gunner 76393, 321st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 08/08/1917. Born in, and resident of, Kettleburgh. Buried at Voormezeele Enclosure No 3

BEDWELL

John

Private 51013, 11th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 01/04/1917. Age 41. Son of James and Matilda Bedwell of Brandeston. Husband of Martha Bedwell of Kettleburgh. Buried at Avesnes-Le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension

DOOEL

George Brooks

MSM. Lance Corporal 15094, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 24/10/1918. Age 24. Son of John and Matilda Dooel of Brook Cottage, Kettleburgh. Buried at Awoingt British Cemetery

HAMBLING

Jesse

Driver 7636, 92nd Battery, 17th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 19/06/1915. Born in Framlingham. Buried at Lancashire Landing Cemetery

KERRIDGE

George

Private 17023, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 01/10/1915. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial

MOORE

Frederick

Gunner 198798, 286th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 06/10/1918. Age 21. Son of Alfred and Ellen Moore of Street Farm Kettleburgh. Buried at Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery

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Harry Samuel

Lance Corporal 15157, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 29/10/1915. Born at Gislingham. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

POOLE

Horace Vivian

Private 45767, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 21/06/1918. Age 20. Son of Mrs L Peck of Church Lane, Kettleburgh. Buried at Hedauville Communal Cemetery Extension

SHIPP

Claude Bernard William

Private 26658, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 12/10/1916. Age 26. Brother of Miss P J Shipp of Water Mill Cottages, Kettleburgh. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

WALNE

Horace George

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 11/04/1917. Age 27. Son of Henry George and Lilian Alice Walne of "The Hall," Kettleburgh. Buried at Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines

1939-1945

FIELD

John Laurence

Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. HMS Salvia. Died 24/12/1941. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. The Corvette, HMS Salvia, was torpedoed by U-568 on 24th December 1941, off the coast of Egpyt. All 58 of her crew were lost, along with an unknown number of rescued merchant seamen

GODDARD

John Henry

Flight Sergeant 1877439, 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 05/01/1945. Age 21. Son of John and Alice Goddard of Framlingham. Commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial. 50 Squadron flew Lancaster Bombers as part of Bomber Command in Western Europe

KEEBLE

Derick George

Sergeant 5826483, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died between 14/02/1942 and 15/02/1942. Age 23. Husband of Frances Edna Keeble of Wonersh, Surrey. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

Last updated 12 July, 2008

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