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LEVINGTON 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 clipsham stone Latin Cross on a three stepped base and stands outside St Peter's Parish Church. There are 12 names for World War 1 and 4 for World War 2. The memorial was originally unveiled on 29th Septembber 1920, the builder of the Second World War addition was built Mr E E Saunders at a cost of £25. Details can be found in the Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury 10th October 1919.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

BARCHAM

Gordon Morris

Royal Navy. HMS Hindustan. No further information currently

BIRCH

Cecil John

Private 118, "A" Company, 22nd Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force. Died 27/07/1916. Age 21. Son of the late Revd Francis Charles Birch and Helen Phyllis Birch of Wilby Rectory, Attleborough, Norfolk. Brother of Mrs F M Gillson of Mansard House, Martlesham. Buried at London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval

BOULTON

Harold

Private 22410, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 08/08/1917. Buried at Brown’s Copse Cemetery, Roeux

BUGG

Frederick William

Driver 60921, Royal Engineers. attached 22nd Division HQ. Died 25/01/1918. Age 39. Son of Frederick and Sarah Ann Bugg of Levington. Buried at Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece

COWIE

Albert Edward

Lance Corporal 51404, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 21/05/1918. Age 31. Son of Edward and Ellen Cowie of Levington. Buried at Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Somme). Lance Corporal Cowie is also commemorated on the Nacton memorial

COWIE

William M

Private 12543, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12/04/1918. Age 27. Son of William and Joanna Cowie of Purdis Cottages, Foxhall. born at Nacton. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial

CRACKNELL

Henry Thomas

Private 3321, 2nd/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died 04/11/1915. Born at, and resident of Levington. Buried at Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey

GARROD

Albert William

Private 17178, "C" Company, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 22/10/1915. Age 28. Son of Mr F and Mrs H Garrod of Levington. Buried at La Brique Military Cemetery No 2

MARKHAM

Charles Edgar

Corporal O/8208, 77th Section, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 05/11/1918. Age 41. Son of the late Robert and Harriet Markham. husband of Alice Maud Markham of Water Lane, Rickinghall, Norfolk. Native of Levington. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery

PIPE

Robert J

Gunner 48063, 37th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died 02/03/1916. Age 32. Son of Robert and Harriet Pipe of Wingfield, near Harleston, Norfolk. Born Levington. Buried at Le Treport Military Cemetery

TOOKE

Frederick Charles

Private 60525, Machine Gun Corps(Infantry). Died 21/03/1918. Born in, and resident of, Levington. Buried at Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy

WOOLNOUGH

George Edward Marwen

Private 35074, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 28/04/1917. Age 32. Son of Frederick and Clara Woolnough, of Levington, Ipswich; husband of Jessie Woolnough, of 1, Kathleen Cottage, Trimley. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

LEST WE FORGET

1939-1945

BULL

Richard Henry

MC. Major 121341, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Died 30/01/1944. Age 33. Son of Major Henry Bull, Royal Artillery, and Constance Mary Bull of West Burton, Sussex. Buried at Anzio War Cemetery

SHEPPARD

Alfred John

Private 14439998, 7th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 07/08/1944. Age 18. Buried at the Bayeux War Cemetery

FRYETT

Leonard John

Civilian. Died 04/11/1944. Age 36. At Seabridge Cottages, Stratton Hall. Death reported at Deben, Rural District. Recorded as Leonard John FRYSTT on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register

MOLESWORTH

James

Believed to be Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) R/85993, 103 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force. Died 25/10/1942. Age 24. Son of Frederick James Molesworth and Lillian Molesworth, of Lansing, Ontario, Canada. Buried at Moulin-Sous-Touvent Communal Cemetery, Oise. During the Second World War No. 103 Squadron made short-range day- and night-bombing attacks with Fairey Battles (including attacks on the Meuse bridges and the "invasion ports") and longer-range attacks with Wellingtons, then Halifaxes and, finally Lancasters. The crew of a Lancaster Bomber are all buried in a single military grave

Last updated 11 November, 2006

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