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LOWESTOFT WAR MEMORIAL, SURNAMES B

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed and researched Martin Edwards 2017

BACKHOUSE, MM

Henry [Edward]

Company Serjeant Major (C.S.M.) 3/9998, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1917. Born Kensington, Middlesex, enlisted Lowestoft. Awarded the Military medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's

BAGGE Jack
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BAKER William Thomas
Private 18149, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12 October 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 30. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Bedford, resident Watford. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Baker, of 10, Thurston Rd., Lowestoft; husband of Jessie Elizabeth Baker, of 20, Lovewell Rd., South Lowestoft. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BALDRY Ernest William
Private 9099, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 10 April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 17. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of George and Jane Baldry, of 36, Melbourne Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES, Pas de Calais, France. Grave II. H. 15. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BALDRY Frederick John
Private 290177, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 25 October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 33. Enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Frederick J and Hannah Baldry, of 93, Stanley St., Lowestoft; husband of Elizabeth Ann Baldry, of 3, Minden Rd., Lowestoft; brother of Henry and Thomas listed below. Formerly 3017, Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40 to 41 and 162 to 162A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BALDRY Henry William
Acting Lance Corporal 20048. 7th Battalion, King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 3 April 1916. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Baldry, of 93, Stanley St., Lowestoft. Brother of Thomas Baldry (below). Formerly 55275, Royal Army Medical Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 47 and 49. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
BALDRY Thomas Edward
Corporal 12490, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 14 September 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Frederick and Hannah Baldry, of 93, Stanley St., Lowestoft, Suffolk. Brother of Henry William Baldry (above) Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 45. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
BALDWIN Arthur
Lance Corporal 9272, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 4 October 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BALLS A P
First Engineer, Royal Naval Reserve. Drowned. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BALLS Francis [James]
Private 23175, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 7 December 1916. Aged 34. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Husband of E. M. Driver (formerly Balls), of 52, Raglan St., Lowestoft, Suffolk. Buried in DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section M. Grave 12. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
BALLS Harry Goldsmith

Lance Corporal 43398, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 9 April 1917. Aged 19. Enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 1596, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion. Son of Henry Goldsmith Balls and Elizabeth Balls, of 21, Alma Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 11. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Johns and Lowestoft St Margaret's.

BALLS

Owen Hedley

Private G/46408, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 27th September 1918. Born and resident Lowestoft, enlisted Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.

BALLS William Alexander
Private 43709, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 14 November 1916 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Lowestoft. Buried in QUEENS CEMETERY, PUISIEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 38. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARBER Arthur
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARBER Charles
Second Hand 1084/SA, H.M. Drifter Violet May, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action during Dover Raid 15 February 1918. Aged 30. Born in Stockton, Suffolk 25 October 1888. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Barber; husband of Dora May Barber, of 47, London Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in BECCLES ROAD CEMETERY, Lowestoft, Suffolk. Grave 14. 39. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARBER Sidney
Lance Corporal 6874, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1916. Born Broome, Bungay, Suffolk, enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, Fance. Plot II. Row L. Grave 12. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARBER William John
Private 17589, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Missing presumed killed in action 28 April 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 22. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Mrs. M. E. Barber, of 22, Lawson Rd., Kirkley. Lowestoft. Buried in FEUCHY CHAPEL BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 17. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARDWELL

Marcus George

[Listed as George BARDWELL on National Archives of Canada] Private 2755, 2nd Division Supply Column, Canadian Army Service Corps. Died 6th November 1915. Aged 33. Born 28th January 1882 in Camberwell, London. Husband of Mrs. Ethel Maud M. Dunnett (formerly Bardwell), of 22, Hill Rd., Lowestoft living in Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada. Chauffeur by trade. Enlisted and passed fit 2nd February 1915 in Toronto, Canada. Height 5 feet 5½ inches, girth 37½ inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair dark brown, religion Church of England. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Nord, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 191. National Archives of CAnada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 427 - 18. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.

BARKAWAY Frederick [William]
Private 267121, 2nd/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 19 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Formerly 1515, 6th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 83 to 85. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARKER Archibald H
Deck Hand 821/DA (CH), H.M. Drifter Kent County, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action when blown up 8 December 1916. Born 26 June 1892. Husband of Edith Bryanton (formerly Barker), 3, Oulton St., Lowestoft; son of Mrs. Hancy (formerly Barker), of Broom, Bungay, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Column 18. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARNARD James Thomas
Deck Hand 3243DA, H.M. Drifter Datum, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in Channel Raid 26th October 1916. Aged 23. Son of James and Hannah Barnard, of 8, Dove St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Column 18. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARNARD James Walter
Driver T/326238, Royal Army Service Corps attached Royal Field Artillery. Died of cholera in Mesopotamia 6 November 1918 in India. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Commemorated on KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India. Face 11. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARNES Frederick
Private 21971, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died as a Prisoner of War 19 July 1918. Aged 20. Son of Frederick and Lucy Barnes, of 68, Howard St. Central, Great Yarmouth. Native of Norwich. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot XIV. Row F. Grave 5. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BARNES G
Private 7149, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died from wounds. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BASTER William Henry
Chief Petty Officer 127235, (RFR/CHA/1105) H.M.S. Ark Royal, Royal Navy. Died from disease 4th September 1918. Aged 50. Born 25 November 1868 in Gravesend. Husband of Eva Baster, of 10, Burton St, Lowestoft. Buried in SYRA NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Syra, Greece. Plot II. Row C. Grave 13. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BAXTER Vincent William
Lance Corporal 14746, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 17 September 1916. Aged 19 (his attestation papers gave his age as 19 in 1914). Discharged 28 April 1916 as not being physically fit for war service due to tuberculosis. Born Oulton Br., Lowestoft, Suffolk. Son of William and Mary Ann Baxter, of Verna Cottage, Park Rd., Rock Estate, Oulton Broad. Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Attested and passed fit 2 September 1914 at Lowestoft. Height 5 feet 9¾ inches, chest 34½ inches, fair complexion, blue eyes, fair hair, religious denomination Church of England. Buried in OULTON (ST. MICHAEL) CHURCHYARD, Suffolk. Grave 102.

See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BEAMISH Ernest [James]
Trimmer 372TS, H.M. Trawler Resono, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 26 December 1915. Born 9 July 1882 in Kessingland. Husband of Lily, 13, South Elar, Victoria Rd., Alton Broad, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Column 14. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BEATTON William [Buckingham]
Private 43051, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 September 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 38. Enlisted Lowestoft. Son of David John and Harriet Beatton; husband of Margaret J. Beatton, of 8, Stanley St., Lowestoft. Formerly 2414, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion. Buried in AGNY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section F. Grave 44. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BEAVERS Frederick [Herbert]
[BEAVER on CWGC and SDGW] Private 12503, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 17 February 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Burnley, Lancs. Buried in LANCASHIRE COTTAGE CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 14. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BEAVERS James William
Private 11787, 6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action 14 February 1917 in Mesopotamia. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Liverpool. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XXIX. Row A. Grave 29/33. (Collective grave) See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BECKETT Harry William
Private 40505, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 10 october 1916. Aged 32. Born Earsham, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Formerly 3103, Suffolk Regiment. Son of Robert and Alice Beckett, of 62, Edinburgh Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BECKETT Stanley
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BECKHAM Sidney Charles
Deck Hand 4627/DA, HMS Halcyon II, Royal Naval Reserve. Died of disease 6 December 1918. Born 7 June 1896 in Lowestoft. Husband of Mary Ann Beckham, 31 Melbourne Road, Lowestoft; son of Alice Beckham, 2 Tram Terminus, Pakefield, Lowestoft. Buried in BECCLES ROAD CEMETERY, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section 14. Grave 356. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BELTON William
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BENSTEAD

Charles Henry

Seaman 4241A, H.M.S. Cressy, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 22nd September 1914. Aged 19. Son of James Henry and Sarah Benstead, of 34, Bevan St., Lowestoft; husband of Gertrude May O'Neill (formerly Benstead), of 1, Gillybrand Walks, Chorley, Lancs. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 8. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.

Note: HMS Cressy. In the early hours of 22 September 1914 HMS Cressy along with HMS Aboukir & HMS Hogue, three aged destroyers, were sunk in the North Sea by a torpedo from U9 under the command of Otto Weddigen. 60 officers and 1300 men were lost from the three ships.

BESSEY Albert N
Private G/40191, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 21 April 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 31. Born Oulton, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds, resident Lowestoft. Son of Amelia Bessey, of 41, Princes Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk, and the late Charles Bessey. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIX. Row E. Grave 16A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BESSEY John Ernest
Deck hand 9029, H.M. Drifter Pelagia, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action by a mine 28 November 1916. Born 21 February in Oulton, Suffolk. Next of kin Mrs. Rye, Thorpe Road, Haddiscoe, Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 18. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BETTS Ferguson Henry
Private 40410, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Norwich, enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 34363, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 23 and 24. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BICKER Walter James
Engineman 433/ES, H.M.S. Halcyon II, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 22 July 1916. Aged 50. Husband of Laura A. Bicker, of 4, Princes Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in BECCLES ROAD CEMETERY, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section 13. Grave 486. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BIRD Clifford
Private 265345, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in France 12 April 1918. Enlisted Louth. Formerly 2228, Suffolk Regiment.Worked in the C & E Morton Ltd., Factory, South Wharf, Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's Memorial and C & E Morton Ltd
BIRD Henry [Jim] aka Harry
Private 24018, "D" Company, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 August 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 21. Born Benacre, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of James and Mary Bird, of Benacre St., Wrentham, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BIRD Henry George
Private 2844, 1/8th (Territorial) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 5 May 1915. Aged 24. Enlisted Birmingham, resident South Lowestoft. Son of Edward W. and Anna E. Bird, of "Glenmore", 22, The Avenue, South Lowestoft. Buried in LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row C. Grave 8. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BIRDSEYE Arthur Thomas
Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Died of wounds 25 April 1918. Aged 29. Son of Thomas and H. Birdseye, of Lowestoft; husband of Hilda F. Birdseye, of 38, Marine Parade, Lowestoft. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No. 1, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 40. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLAKE Arthur William
Lance Corporal G/11192, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 24 Oxtober 1918 with British Expeditionary Force. Aged 22. Born Lodden, Norfolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Arthur and Laura Blake, of Park Hill Cottages, Corton, Lowestoft. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 5. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLAKE Benjamin J
Able Seaman 980914, HMS Eaglet, Mercantile Marine Reserve. Died of disease in hospital 9 November 1918. Aged 29. Husband of Florence May Blake, 53 Lawson Road, South Lowestoft, Suffolk. Buried east of the church in ST. MARGARET CHURCHYARD, TOFT MONKS, Beccles, Suffolk. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLAKE

Edgar Arthur

Private 33221, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at sea 21st March 1917. Aged 33. Born St John's, Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Buried in BECCLES ROAD CEMETERY, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section J. Grave 92. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

BLANCHFLOWER, MM

Percy Robert

Private 302183, 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 10th October 1918. Born and resident Lowestoft, enlisted East Dereham. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave, Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.

BLOCK Frederick George
Private G/53107, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 24 April 1917. Aged 33. Born Kessingland, enlisted Richmond, Yorkshire. Son of George and Annie Block, of High St., Kessingland, Lowestoft; husband of Edith Mary Block, of 41, Beaconsfield Rd., South Lowestoft. Formerly G/14409, Queen's Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLOCK Percy
Lance Corporal SPTS/5432, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 18 November 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 32. Born Kessingland, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Son of the late Jonah and Elizabeth Block; husband of Mabel Block, of 106, Morton Rd., Kirkley, Sth. Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLOWERS Dennis William
Bombardier 32623, 505th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 23 July 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 31. Born Beccles, enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of Florence Mary Blowers, of 44, Lovewell Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row L. Grave 21. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLOWERS Frank S
Private 202169, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 15 April 1917. Enlisted ELy, Cambridgeshire. Formerly Trooper 1819, Suffolk Yeomanry. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VII. Row G. Grave 2. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLOWERS George A
Private G/2716, 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed inaction 1 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 19. Born Barnaby, Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft, Suffolk. Son of George and Mary Blowers, of 3, Rochester Rd., South Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLOWERS Henry John
Deck hand 7690/DA, HM Trawler Tettenhall, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 23 May 1917. Aged 49. Born 3 December 1867 in Norwich. Husband of Alice Edith Blowers, 71 Morton Road, South Lowestoft, Suffolk. Buried in KIRKLEY CEMETERY, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section U. Grave 59. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLOWERS
Reginald aka Reggie
Air Mechanic 1st Class F/2185, H.M.S. President, Royal Naval Air Service, Died on service 12 January 1916. Aged 23. Son of Edward and Mary Blowers, of 5, Sunnyside Cottages, Victoria Rd., Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. Buried in GILLINGHAM (WOODLANDS) CEMETERY, KENT. Naval Plot 25. Grave 1319. See also Lowestoft, Sailors & Fishermen's Bethel and Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLOWERS Samuel James
Corporal 32587, 2nd Battery, 13th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 3 May 1916 at sea. Aged 31. Born Beccles, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Robert and Maria Blowers, of Normanston Hall Cottage, Beccles Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 3 and 60. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLOWERS William
Second Hand 8477/DA, HM Drifter Silver Queen, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 15 February 1918. Aged 56. Born October 1861 in Weston. Son of Charles and Sarah Blowers; husband of Mary Ann Blowers, of 10, Morton Rd., South Lowestoft. Buried in KIRKLEY CEMETERY, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section AA. Grave 50. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLYTH Clifford
Deck Hand 6847/DA, HM Trawler New Comet, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 20 January 1917. Aged 32. Born 4 April 1885 in Lowestoft. Son of the late Clifford and Annie Blyth; husband of Rose May Blyth, of 31, East St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 26. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BLYTH Clifford
Royal Naval Reserve. Killed. [This could be a duplicate entry in the book]
BOARDLEY Harold A
Lieutenant. Killed in action.
BOBBITT Ernest [Alfred]
Private 204774, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24 October 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 38. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted King's Lynn, Norfolk. Husband of S. Bobbitt, of 44, Edinburgh Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 18. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BOND John Frederick William
[Listed as J W Bond in book] Private G/31658, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 29 September 1918 in France & Flanders. Enlisted and resident Lowestoft. Formerly 30123, Royal Flying Corps. Buried in VILLERS HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-GUISLAIN, Nord, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 6. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BOOR Cecil John
Deck hand 11628/DA, H.M. Drifter Piscatorial II, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action when his ship was mined in the English Channel 28 December 1917. Aged 19. Born 7 June 1898 in Lowestoft. Son of Samuel John and Emma Jane Boor, of 119, St. Margaret's Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 26. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BOORE

Frank Archibald

Seaman 7006A, H.M. Drifter "Star of Buchan", Royal Naval Reserve. Lost at sea 20th October 1915, Aged 25. Son of Edgar and Elizabeth Boore, of 105, Bevan St., Lowestoft. No known grave Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 14. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.

BORRETT George William
[Listed as William George BORRETT on St Margaret's Memorialk] Private G/21137, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 21 March 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 28. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Son of Mrs. Lavinia Ann Boyce, of 79, Lawson Rd., Kirkley, Lowestoft. Formerly 26922, Middlesex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 14 and 15. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BOYCE [AugustusJ James
Deckhand 9866DA, H.M. Trawler Tettenhall, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed at sea 23rd May 1917. Aged 25. Married with one child. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 26. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BOYCE George William
Private G/21137, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 21 March 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 28. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Son of Mrs. Lavinia Ann Boyce, of 79, Lawson Rd., Kirkley, Lowestoft. Formerly 26922, Middlesex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 14 and 15. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BOYCE Sidney Charles
Gunner [Signaller] 885269, 270th Brigade (Territorial Force), Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 2 November 1917 in Palestine. Aged 22. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Only son of Mrs. Emmeline Boyce, of Lowestoft. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot XXIV. Row G. Grave 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRADBURY Albert Russell Mills
Private 43424, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 27. Enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Ann E. Bradbury, of "Tweedside", Milton Rd., Lowestoft, and the late George Bradbury. Formerly 2168, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRADBURY George Hartley
Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died 18 February 1921. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Bradbury; husband of the late Marion Alexander Bradbury. Born at Lowestoft. Buried in KIRKTON CEMETERY, FRASERBURGH, Aberdeenshire. Grave reference 1884. 2. 47. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRADY Charles William
Deck hand 3247DA (Ch), HM Trawler Datum, Royal Naval Reserve. He died or was killed as a direct result of enemy action on 2 October 1916.. Born Lowestoft 5 March 1896.Next of kin, his mother, Lucy BRADY, living at 21, Chapel Street, Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 18. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRADY Leonard Charles
Private [Signaller] 12112, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. Aged 22. Born Kirby, Lowestoft, enlisted Great Yarmouth. Son of Mrs. Caroline Brady, of 22, St. Leonard's Rd., South Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRAND Sidney [Avril]
Private G/18135, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 27 September 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 26, Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Son of Mrs. Kate Eliza Brand, of 7, Waveney Terrace, Victoria Rd., Oulton Broad, Suffolk. Formerly 2657, Suffolk Yeomanry. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 C. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BREACH John C
The memorial book lists him as John C BREACH, Private 6951, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed at Mons.

either John BREACH, Private 4770, 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlottte's Own). Died of wounds 11 June 1915 in France & Flanders. Aged 36. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Ipswich. Son of John and Sarah Breach, of Lowestoft; husband of Agnes Maud Breach, of 7, Kitchener Rd., Ipswich. Served in the South African Campaign. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 77.

or John Thomas BREACH, Private 6951, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Killed in action 26 August 1914. Aged 30. Son of the late Harry and Maria Breach; husband of Eva Fodder (formerly Breach), of St. Laurence, Bungay, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.

See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

BRINDED Thomas
Private 203908, 4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 2 November 1917. Born Acle, Norfolk, enlisted Framlingham, Norfolk. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot V. Row C. Grave 6. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRITTAIN Charles [Alfred]
Private 43167, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 22 March 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 23. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Charles and Clara Brittain, of "Penderalis," Yarmouth Rd., Lowestoft. His brother John Edward (below) also fell. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRITTAIN John Edward aka Jack
Lance Corporal 43152, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 October 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 21. Enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 1270, Suffolk Regiment. Son of Charles A. and Clara E. Brittain, of Pendennis, Yarmouth Rd., Lowestoft. His brother Charles Alfred (above) also fell. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRITTEON Richard Charles
[Some records list him as BRITTSON] Navy Steam Drifter. Killed by mine. Born in Lowestoft, Suffolk during 1875. Married to Ellen Jackson 12 July 1896. in Lowestoft. Son of John Britteon. In the 1901 census he was aged 26, a Seaman, married, born Lowestoft, aboard vessel "Glimpse"; his wie Ellen was aged 26, resident with their daughter, Nellie, at Raglan Cottages, 2, Raglan Street, Lowestoft, Mutford, Suffolk. In the 1911 census he is not to be found but his wife Ellen, along with his two duaghters, Nellie and Emma, and his son, rnest, were living at 2 Turner's Cottages, St Johns Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.
BROAD, MiD Frank
Skipper, H.M. Drifter Ocean Fisher, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 19 June 1918. Son of William and Annie Broad; husband of Ann M. Broad, of 23, Worthing Rd., Lowestoft. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 30. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BROOKSMITH Percy H
Leading Deckhand 3204, H.M.S. Cosmos, R.N.R.T. Killed in Dover Raid. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BROWN Augustus James
[Spelt BROWNE on St Margaret's] Private 17866, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 30 December 1915. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 36A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BROWN A J
7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in France.
BROWN C
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.
BROWN George William
Private 79, 54th (1st/1st East Anglian) Casualty Clearing Station, Royal Army Medical Corps. Lost when the hospital ship Royal Edward was sunk 13 August 1915. Enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, . Panel 201 and 202 or 236 to 239 and 328. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BROWN Reginald
[Spelt BROWNE on SDGW] Private 13951, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1916. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Martha Ann Elizabeth Russell (formerly Brown), of 23, Seago St., Lowestoft, and the late George Brown. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Andrews
BROWN Sidney [Bavney]
Private 24315, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of dysentery at Amara 22 October 1916 in Mesopotamia. Aged 19. Born Frostenden, Wangfod, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 26977, Middlesex Regiment. Son of Harry and Anna Brown, of 46, Sussex Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot IX. Row C. Grave 25. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRUNDLE V A J
Private 40364, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in France. This appears to be a duplicate entry in the memorial book.
BRUNDLE Victor Alexander John
[Spelt BRUDLE on SDGW & BRUNDLE on CWGC] Private 40380, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27 March 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 21. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 35667, Essex Regiment. Son of Charles and Sarah Elizabeth Brundle, of 28, Cambridge Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 9A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRYANT George [Ernest]
Private 23789, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 27. Born St Thomas, Norwich, enlisted Norwich. Son of George Robert Bryant, of 9A, Beresford Rd., Lowestoft; husband of Grace Mildred Bryant, of 9A, Beresford Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRYANT George
Engineman 3152/KS, HMS Wallington, Royal Naval Reserve. Died of disease 10 December 1918. Aged 32. Born 8 September 1886 in Lowestoft. Husband of Lily Bryant, 91 Worthing Rd, Lowestoft. Buried in BECCLES ROAD CEMETERY, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section L. Grave 61. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BRYANT Lovewell [Bertie]
Lance Corporal 2731, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Aged 27. Born, resident and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of the late George Henry and Harriet Emily Bryant. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
BUCK Herbert [George]
Private G/11925, 10th Battalion, Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 1 March 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Lowestoft. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, belgium. Plot XI. Row B. Grave 11A. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
BUCKLER Horace Frank
Private 306315, 1/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 23 June 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 19. Born Frank, Burton-on-Trent, enlisted Newark, Nottinghamshire, resident Lowestoft. Son of Mr. H. C. and Mrs. M. G. Buckler, of 40, Marine Parade, Lowestoft. Buried in LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIX. Row A. Grave 14. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BUCKNOLE Walter Samuel
Seaman 4239A, HMS Cressy, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 22 September 1914. Born 4 March 1893 in Lowestoft. Aged 21. Son of Frank and Harriet Bucknole, of 44, Windsor Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 8. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BUDDS

Arthur William

Private 15424, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 23rd September 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Mr. W. A. Budds, of 57, Stanley St., Lowestoft. Buried in BEAUMETZ CROSS ROADS CEMETERY, BEAUMETZ-LES-CAMBRAI, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 2. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.

BULLEN Fred [Percival]
Corporal 2296A, 11th Light Trench Mortar Battery, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action 1 September 1918. Aged 36. Son of William and Lydia Fletcher; husband of Mary A. Reynolds (formerly Bullen), of Cunderdin, Western Australia. Born at Lowestoft, England. Formerly a Sergeant, East Anglian Contingent, Royal Engineers based at Bedford. No known grave. Commemorated on VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL, Somme, France. See also Australian Roll of Honour and Lowestoft St Margaret's

Note: Memorial lists him having the Military Medal (M.M.) but it is not mentioned on his records.

BULLOCK James William
Able Seaman J/21915, HMS Phaeton, Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 27 September 1919. Aged 23. Born 23 May 1897 at Lowestoft. Son of Mrs Sarah Moore, 5 Compass Street. Lowestoft. Buried Koivisto General Cemetery and commemorated on ARCHANGEL MEMORIAL, Russian Federation. Panel 1. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BUNN Walter Edward
Private 6913, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 24 August 1914. Born Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Norwich. Buried in BUZANCY MILITARY CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 1. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURCH

Robert Edward

Deck Hand 885DA, H.M. Drfiter "Eyrie", Royal Naval Reserve. Lost at sea 2nd September 1914. Aged 50. Husband of Charlotte Patience Burch, of 37, Alma Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 8. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.

BURCH

Robert Nathaniel

Deck Hand 11528/DA, H.M. Trawler "New Comet", Royal Naval Reserve. Lost at sea 20th January 1917. Aged 30. Son of Charlotte Patience Burch, of 37, Alma Rd., Lowestoft. Son of Robert Edward BURCH (above). No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 26. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St Johns.

BURGESS Clifford Arthur
Deck Hand 7739/DA, H.M. Drifter Hastings Castle, Royal Naval Reserve. Died of disease 4 March 1916. Aged 17. Born 20 July 1897 in Lowestoft. Son of William Arthur and Jane Elizabeth Burgess, of 46 Sussex Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot 14. Row G. Grave 20. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURGESS Frederick [W]
Private 12658, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 30 November 1917. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Burgess, of 10, Beckham Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 8. See also See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURGESS Sidney Quantrill
Private 26399, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 24. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds, resident Lowestoft. Son of John and Susannah Burgess, of 11, Princes Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURGESS William Robert
Private 16221, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lincoln, resident Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURGOYNE Samuel Albert
Engineman 2295/ES, HM Drifter Forward III, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 31 March 1917. Born 4 April 1880 in Ramsgate. Husband of Annie Burgoyne, 33 St. Leonards Rd., Kirkley, Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 26. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURROUGHS Frederick James
Engineman 1557TS, HM Drifter City of Liverpool, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 31 July 1918. Aged 23. Born 15 November 1894 in Lowestoft. Son of Sidney Robert and Laura Emma Burroughs, of 19, Grove Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 31. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURWOOD Frederick Henry
Skipper, HM Drifter Dewey, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 12 August 1917. Aged 19. Son of William Henry and Alice Burwood, of Lowestoft; husband of Ivy Harriet Burwood, of 13, Melbourne Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 25. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURWOOD Samuel Robert
Skipper, H.M. Drifter Kent County, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 8 December 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 18. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BURWOOD Samuel Robert
[Listed as Signalman on memorial] Deck Hand 4472/DA, HM Trawler Anworth, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 10 December 1916. Aged 19. Born 9 January 1897 in Lowestoft. Brother of Georgina Burwood, of Common Farm, Aldeby, nr. Beccles. Buried in BECCLES ROAD CEMETERY, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section 9. Grave 164. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
BUTTON John [Samuel]
Seaman 1540D, HMS Aboukir, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action (drowned) 22 September 1914. Aged 42. Born 31 October 1869 in Lowestoft. Husband of Susannah Button, of 47, Park Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 8. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

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