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LOUND WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Mark Crame 2006

A crucified Christ mounted on the outer wall of the church, with two inscribed stone panels beneath listing those from World War 1 and World War 2 who gave their lives, first unveiled 1920.
Photograph copyright © Mark Crame 2006

A THANK-OFFERING FOR VICTORY
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF LOUND
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

BARBER

James

No further information currently available

BARNARD

Arthur

Lance Corporal G/2606, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action on 18 November 1916, aged 22. Born Burgh Aylsham, Norfolk, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lourd (sic - Lound). Son of Mrs. Ann Mary Barnard, of Oulton, Aylsham, Norwich. BUried in Stump Road Cemetery, Grandcourt,Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 42.

CONE

Clifford

16719 Private Clifford Frederick Cone, 35th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died 14 July 1917 aged 28. Brother of Thomas Cone, of Castle House, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row O. Grave 35.

COOPER

John

No further information currently available

CRACK

Victor [Hugh]

Private 24707, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 12 October 1916. Born Lound, enlisted Lowestoft. Buried in Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 19.

CRACKNELL

Charles [E]

Private Ply/18502, 1st R.M. Bn. R.N. Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 25 August 1918. Son of George and Louisa Cracknell, of Lound, Lowestoft. Buried in Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2, Hebuterne, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 10.

CRACKNELL

Percival 'Percy' [Joseph]

Driver 71669, 22nd Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 9 May 1915, aged 21. Son of George and Louisa Cracknell, of The Corner, Lound, Lowestoft. Buried in Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 6.

DIXON

Albert [Victor]

Gunner 105212, 208th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds on 27 December 1916. Born Takley, Warwickshire, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lounds. Son of Thomas and Harriett Dixon, of Gooderstone, Stoke Ferry, Norfolk; husband of Rosetta Dixon, of 3, Rosemary Lane, Beccles, Suffolk. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France. Plot II Row J Grave 13

DURRANT

James [William]

Private 9126, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action on 3 July 1916, aged 21. Born Lound, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of James and Sarah A. Durrant, of Lound St., Lound, Lowestoft. Mash Valley. Commemorated in Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Mash Valley Memorial 29.

Note: There are now 3,439 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery. 2,479 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to 24 casualties believed to be buried among them. Other special memorials record the names of 35 casualties, buried in Mash Valley Cemetery, whose graves were destroyed in later fighting.

JAMES

Ernest

Guardsman 21059, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards, Killed in action 27 September 1915, aged 23. Born Lownd (sic - Lound), Suffolk, enlisted London. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. James, of 1, Back Lane, Lound, Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 to 7.

REEDER

James [Robert]

Private 23469, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action on 27 October 1918, aged 22. Born Lound, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Reeder, of Lound St., Lound, Lowestoft. Buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-Au-Bois, Nord, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 17.

WESTON

Robert

No further information currently

IN LIKE MANNER THIS PANEL IS ADDED
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945

GOOCH

Leonard [Thomas]

Stoker 1st Class P/KX 93122, H.M. Submarine "Triad", Royal Navy. Died 20 October 1940 aged 26. Son Of Ernest Henry and Florence Maud Gooch, of Somerleyton, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 42, Column 1.

GOOCH

Arthur

No further information currently

JEFFERY

Peter [William]

Pilot Officer (Pilot) 86407, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26 February 1941, aged 22. Son Of The Revd. Alfred Stephen Jeffery, M.R.S.T., and Barbara Jeffery, of Exmouth, Devon. Buried in St. John The Baptist Churchyard, Lound, Suffolk.

LAWS

William [George]

Leading Seaman C/JX 129599, H.M. Submarine "Odin", Royal Navy. Died 27 June 1940 aged 29. Son of Walter George and Bertha Carrie Laws; Husband Of Dorothy May Laws, of Lound, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 34, Column 3.

MAWSON

William [Ernest]

Sergeant (Air Gunner) 2210542, 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 18 December 1944. Buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Leopoldsburg, Limburg, Belgium. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 20.

PEARSON

Frederick

No further information currently available

REEDER

John [Bertlot]

Private 5780969, 6th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 27 January 1942, aged 28, during the invasion of Singapore by the Japanese. Son of Alfred and Rose Elizabeth Reeder. No known grave. Commemorated on Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Ceemtery, Singapore. Column 52.

GRANT, O LORD THEY MAY PASS FROM DEATH UNTO LIFE

Buried in the churchyard but not on the memorial

FOX

Stanley James

Private 79192, Depot, Royal Fusiliers. Died 18 October 1919. Buried in the north-east part of St John the Baptist Churchyard, Lound, Suffolk.

WARD

Bertie Charles

Seaman CH/4760, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 20 September 1920, aged 25. Buried north of the church tower in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Lound, Suffolk.

Last updated 18 February, 2007

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