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LITTLE WRATTING WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Rod Gibson 2008

There are two memorials in the form of plaques within the parish church at Little Wratting, Suffolk. The first lists the names of those who died in World War 1, created by Messrs.; Rattle & Kett Ltd (Masons), it was dedicated by Canon J R M Vacher and unveiled 18 September 1920; it cost £43 15s. The second commemorates those who fell in World War 2 and was erected in 1949.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR OF
1914-1919

BAKER Cyril Victor
Private 63399 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own) Enlisted: Braintree Born Great Barton, Suffolk. Son of Mrs Lottie Baker of Haverhill Killed in Action 7th October 1918. Aged 21. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Panel 4
CHAPMAN Victor Fuller
Private 15986 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment Enlisted: Haverhill Born Weston Colville, Cambs. Killed in Action 27th March 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Addenda Panel
CHAPMAN William John
Private 59568 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment Enlisted: Ipswich, Suffolk Born Helions Bumpstead, Suffolk Died of Wounds 25th October 1918. Aged 36. Buried in Premont British Cemetery, I. D. 12
MAYES Frederick
Private 6563 5th Battalion, London Regiment Enlisted: Haverhill Born Haverhill Died of Wounds 31st July 1916. Buried in Little Wratting Churchyard
MURTON Albert Edward
Guardsman 29797 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk Born Kilburn, London. Son of Albert and Ellen Jane Murton of Little Wratting Killed in Action 27th April 1918. Aged 19. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery, XVII. C. 13
PRESTON William Charles
Private 9228 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment Enlisted: Norwich, Norfolk Born Little Wratting. Son of Charles and Ellen Preston of Little Wratting Died of Wounds 10th January 1916. Aged 21. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, IV. H. 17

THEY GAVE THEMSELVES

1939 – 1945

 
CHOAT Sidney Herbert
Lance Corporal 5837164 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment Died 25th August 1944. Buried in Florence War Cemetery, V. A. 8
FLEGG Arthur John
Air/Ftr FAA/FX. 75596 H.M.S. Glorious, Royal Navy Son of Arthur Willoughby Flegg and Margarette Flegg of Little Wratting Died 9th June 1940. Aged 20. No known grave. Commemorated on Lee-on-Solent Memorial. Bay 1, Panel 4
PHILLIPS Walter Jacobs
Guardsman 2621807 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards Son of Frederick and Elsie Maud Phillips of Little Wratting Died 6th October 1944. Aged 26. Buried in Saterno Valley War Cemetery, II. B. 18
SPARROW Harold Walter
Private 5837233 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment Son of Charles William and May Ethel Argent of Little Wratting Died 25th July 1944. Aged 21. Buried in Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery, I. E. 14

Last updated 27 July, 2017

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