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LOWESTOFT WAR MEMORIAL, SURNAMES S

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

SABBERTON Abiah
Private 17193, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 25 April 1915. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of M. H. Sabberton, of 61, Trafalgar St., Lowestoft. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 23. See also Lowestoft St Andrews, Lowestoft St Margaret's, and Lowestoft St John's
SABBERTON S F
894. Killed. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SALTER Harry Edward
Private 20218, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in France 22 April 1917. Born and enlisted Beccles. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 7. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SANDS Robert Percival
Private 13230, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France 27 July 1916. Aged 21. Born Ludham, enlisted Norwich. Son of John Sands, of 33, Beresford Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SANDWELL

William Johnson

Private 245191, 2nd/2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Killed in action 15th September 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 240622, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's

SANDY Gurney [Roland]
Private 33010, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 September 1918. Aged 23. Born and resident Burston, Norfolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Herbert and Bertha Sandy, of Rose Villa, Burston, Diss, Norfolk. Formerly 011368, Army Ordnance Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

Note: Although this man has no associated connection with Lowestoft the memorial book states his rank, battalion and regiment and these have been used to collect his information.

SAUNDERS Charles
Second Lieutenant, 15th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action in France 1 July 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SAUNDERS George
Gunner 102213, 24th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 22 September 1918. Born Ranworth, Norfolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Buried in SAVY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row R. Grave 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SAUNDERS John Newby
Born Lowestoft 17 Jan 1884. He was an engineman in the Royal Naval Reserve on the HM Trawler Bracklyn, his service number 3364ES (Ch). He died or was killed as a direct result of enemy action on 11 May 1917, his body was not recovered for burial. His next of kin was Mildred SAUNDERS (nee Cook) at 38 Cambridge Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. His name is also on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 27. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SAUNDERS Robert Heslop
Private G/11903, 11th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 23 September 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Son of Mr. H. H. Saunders, of 77, Cambridge Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. Buried in OUTTERSTEENE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, BAILLEUL, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 23. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SAUNDERS

Samuel John

Deck Hand 8480/DA, H.M.S. "Vigorous", Royal Naval reserve. Died 18th October 1918. Aged 19. Son of William John and Eliza Saunders, of 12, Raglan St., Lowestoft. Buried in (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section R. Grave 414. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's

SAYER Frank [Yates]
Private 43211, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 25. Enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Francis Robert and Marie Elsie Sayer. Formerly 1272, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 25. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
SAYER, DSM Frederick Charles
Skipper 8747, H.M. Trawler "Gabir", Royal Naval Reserve. Killed by a mine of the East Coast 24 May 1918. Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 30. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SAYER Walter Edward
Second Mate (3rd Officer), S.S. "Mesopotamia" (Transport Ship), Mercantile Marine. Accidentally shot at Port Said 30 November 1918. Aged 23. Brother of Mr. John L. Sayer, of 19, The Esplanade, Lowestoft. Native of Lowestoft. Baptised 13 August 1897 in Lowestoft St Margaret. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Lowestoft, resident with his parents, Francis Robert and Mary Ellen, at 4, Battery Green Terrace, Lowestoft, Mutford, Suffolk. Buried in PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section Q. Grave 20. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SCARLE Albert [Edward]
Private 24713, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 16 August 1916. Born Oulton, Suffolk, enlisted Gt. Yarmouth. Son of William John Scarle, of Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SCARLE Clifford [Charles]
Sapper 166366, 103rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 28 May 1917. Born and resident Carlton Colville, Suffolk, enlisted Gt. Yarmouth. Son of William John and Isabella Scarle, of Foxboro' House, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. Buried in DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row A. Grave 12. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SCARLL Thomas
[Also spelt SCARLE on some occasions] Skipper, H.M. Drifter Eyrie, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 2 September 1914. Aged 48. Husband of Elizabeth Scarll, of 62, Norwich Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 8. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
SCOWEN [William] Arthur
Private 27360, 6th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 22 August 1917 in France & Flanders. Formerly G/23448, East Surrey Regiment. Born London, enlisted Lambeth, Surrey, resident Lowestoft. Husband of Beatrice Lily Scowen, of 8, Pier Terrace, Lowestoft. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XLV. Row F. Grave 9. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SECRET Thomas Henry
Private G/2860, 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed inaction 29 August 1915 in France & Flanders. Aged 25. Born Kirkley, Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, Suffolk, resident Lowestoft, Suffolk. Son of George Secret, of 9, Payne St., South Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SEELEY Charles William
Private 14752, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 3 October 1916. Aged 21. Born Blundeston, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Oulton Broad. Son of Cornelius William and Edith Seeley, of The Lodge, Waveney Hill, Oulton Broad; Lowestoft, Suffolk. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 5. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SENDALL Clement Freeman
Corporal 23397, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Peterborough, Northants. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SEXBERY Frederick Robert
[Spelt SEXBURY on CWGC] Boy Cook 826/SBC, H.M. Trawler "John Pascoe", Royal Naval Reserve. Died from tubercular meningitis 28 October 1917. Born 11 March 1900 in Flixton, Suffolk, baptised 27 May 1900 in St Mary Church, Flixton. Son of Robert and Mary Ann Sexbery, of 44, Princes Rd., Lowestoft formerly 23, Ipswich Road, Lowestoft. Admitted to Bungay Council Boys School in 1907. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, at school, born Flixton, Suffolk, son of Robert and Mary Ann, resident St Marys Terrace, Bungay, Suffolk. Buried in LOWESTOFT (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Section 13. Grave 393. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SHARMAN Thomas Edward Solomon
Private 14462, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle for Ovillers 3 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 27. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Thomas Edward Sharman and Sarah Jane Sharman (neé Solomon), of 84, Park Road, Lowestoft; husband of Florence Jane Sharman (neé Storey)(1888-1927), of 3, Park Holme Terrace, High Street, Lowestoft. Father of Edward Harry (1911 - 1971), Dora Ella (1913 - 2000) and Margaret Eleanor (1914 - 2003). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

Photographs copyright © Jane Woodcock 2009

The photographs here are of Florence Jane Sharman and the three children, Dora Ella, Edward Harry & Margaret Eleanor Sharman taken in 1915 for Thomas to take to The Somme.
SHARPE William
Private 201478, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 August 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 36. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of William and Eliza Sharpe, of 42, Seago St., Lowestoft. Formerly 4389, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row K. Grave 5. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SHILLING James
Private 20299, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 13 April 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 69. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SIMONDS Herbert John
Private 329157, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 21 March 1917. Aged 38. Born Langmere, Norfolk, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Mrs. and the late Robert Beart Simonds, of Diss, Norfolk; husband of Lily Simonds, of Lowestoft. Formerly 7853, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 5. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SIMPSON Edward Sire
Deck Hand 10781DA, H.M. Drifter Dewey, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 12 August 1917. Aged 32. Son of Mark and Elizabeth Simpson, of Lowestoft; husband of Lucy Simpson, of 3, Sudbury Cottages, Bevan St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 26. See also Lowestoft St Andrews, Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
SKEET Charles [William]
Seaman 4195A, S.S. "Rosa Harriette", Royal Naval Reserve. Died from disease 9 November 1918. Born 5 April 1889 in Kinstad, Norfolk. Husband of Lilly Violet Plummer, of 14 South Elham Terrace, Oulton Road, Lowestoft. Buried in CARDIFF (CATHAYS) CEMETERY, Fairoak Road, Cathays, Cardiff, Glamorganshire. Plot/Row/Section EB. Grave 100. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SKOULDING Arthur [John]
Private G/14923, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 4 May 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 24. Born Carlton Colville, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, Suffolk, resident Lowestoft. Husband of Mary Skoulding, of 7, School Rd., Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. Formerly 11411, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, KASSEL, Hessen, Germany. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 6. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SLADDEN Albert V
Private 15525, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMRIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SLATER William John
Deck Hand 888DA, H.M. Drifter Eyrie, Royal Naval Reserve. Blown up 2 September 1914. Aged 18. Son of Gertrude Slater, of 59, Maidstone Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 8. See also Lowestoft St Andrews, Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
SMALLWOOD William
Engineer, H.M. Drifter Silvery Harvest, Royal Naval Reserve. Died of disease contracted on Service. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH B
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH Benjamin James
Born Lowestoft 11 Feb 1890. He was a seaman in the Royal Naval Reserve on the SS Tyrhaug, his service number 6437A (Ch). He died or was killed as a direct result of enemy action on 22 Mar 1918, his body was not recovered for burial. He was the son of Henry & Rebecca SMITH and the husband of Elizabeth H SMITH of Park Hill Cottages, Oulton, Lowestoft, Suffolk. His name is also on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 30. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH Frank
Lance Corporal 15526, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in France 13 September 1916. Born Heckingham, Norfolk, enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH Francis William
Deckhand 3242, H.M. Drifter "Datum", Royal Naval Reserve. Killed at sea 26 October 1916. Aged 22. Born 8 November 1893 in Corfow, suffolk. Son of Arthur and Charlotte Agnes Smith, of 9, Worthing Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 19. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH Harold William
Private 241330, 1st/5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 19 April 1917 in Palestine on the last day of the 2nd Battle of Gaza. Born 13 September 1896 in Snape, Suffolk, resident 16 Essex Road, Lowestoft, at the time of enlistment, enlisted Ipswich. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, a scholar, born Snape, Suffolk, resident with his parents, Edward and Annie Smith, at Snape Farnham Road, Snape, Plomesgate, Suffolk. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, a Labourer, born Snape, Suffolk, resident with his parents, Edward and Annie Smith, at 3 Sizewell Road, Leiston, Suffolk. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot VIII. Row E. Grave 12.
SMITH Henry William
Private 75, 54th (1st/1st East Anglian) Casualty Clearing Station, Royal Army Medical Corps Territorial Force). Drowned in the Royal Edward 13 August 1915. Aged 35. Enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of Mabel Marie Fairweather (formerly Smith), of 12, Payne St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 201 and 202 or 236 to 239 and 328. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH Percy Allen
Private G/18091, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 23 July 1917. Aged 21. Born Corton near Lowestoft, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Smith, of 33, Tennyson Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH Thomas Edward
[Listed as Edward Thomas SMITH on CWGC & SDGW] Private 44062, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 December 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 42. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH William Henry
Private 8047, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th June 1915. Aged 32. Born and resident Lowestoft enlisted Grantham. Son of William Henry and Rebecca Smith, of 63, Tonning St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Lowestoft St Andrews, Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
SMITH William E
Private 9251, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in France 4 November 1914. Aged 38. Born Fulham, Middlesex, enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of Elizabeth H. Smith, of 35, Stevens St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SMITH William F
No further information currently available. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SOAMES William Walter
Born Lowestoft 12 Sep 1896. He was an Engineman in the Royal Naval Reserve on the HM Drifter Launch Out, his service number 4102TS (Ch). Killed in the Dover Raid 26 Oct 1916, and his body was not recovered for burial. His parents and next of kin were John & Emma SOANES of 6 Spurgeons Score, Lowestoft, Suffolk. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SOANES Albert Arthur
Private 33596, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 15 October 1918. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Albert and Louisa Soanes; husband of Mabel Beatrice Soanes, of 8, Howard St., Lowestoft. Buried in DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY, BEUGNY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 3. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
SOANES Arthur
Deckhand 11241DA, H.M. Smack "Ethel and Millie", Royal Naval Reserve. Presumed to have lost his life 16 August 1917. when his ship was sunk by an enemy submarine. Aged 38. Born Burgh St Peters 6 January 1879. Son of George and Sarah Soanes, of Aldeby, Suffolk; husband of Florence Soanes, of 97, Carlton Rd., South Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 36. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SOLOMON Amos [Albert John]
Gunner 141850, 295th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Born and resident Oulton Broad, enlisted Bury St Edmunds. Buried in VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES NO.1 AND NO.2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row K. Grave 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SOLOMON Charles Napier
Private 161329, Eastern Command Labour Centre, Labour Corps. Died in United Kingdom on Service 16 June 1918. Aged 24. Born Oulton Broad, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Carleton Colville. Husband of Elizabeth L. J. Banham (formerly Solomon), of 19, Wellington Cottages, Clapham Rd., Lowestoft. Born at Carlton Colville, Lowestoft. Formerly 34771, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in EPSOM CEMETERY, Surrey. Listed on Screen Wall K. 650. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SONGHURST Thomas James
Corporal 14129, "A" Company, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 11 May 1917. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Songhurst, of Lowestoft; husband of Elizabeth Songhurst, of 23, High St., Dunbar. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 23. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
SPALDING Reginald C
Corporal 9250, 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Died 12th September 1917. Aged 28. Born April 1889 in Lowestoft. Son of James and Kate E. Spalding, of 96, Warden St., Mimico, Ontario. Native of Lowestoft. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 22nd September 1914 at Valcartier, Canada. Height 5 feet 5½ inches, girth 38½ inches, complexion medium, eyes blue, hair dark brown. Religion Church of England. Buried in FOSSE No.10 COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SAINS-EN-GOHELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 1. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9168 - 45. See also Lowestoft St Andrews, Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
SPARROW Frederick
Private 40894, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 14 June 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 39. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Son of Harriet Sparrow, of 233, Clapham Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 41. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SPARROW George Edward
[Listed as G S SPARROW in memorial book] Born Lowestoft 3 Oct 1884. He was a 2nd hand in the Royal Naval Reserve on the HMS Victory, his service number 17406DA (Ch). He died from disease on the 24 Nov 1918 and is buried in Grave number S 458 in the North Lowestoft Cemetery, Beccles Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. The next of kin was his wife Caroline Elizabeth SPARROW living 20 Princes Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SPOOR Richard Stanley
Private 201248, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds Friday 18th August 1916. Born 31st July 1894 in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Moses & Harriet Spoor of Queen St, Lowestoft. Formerly 3849, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot IX Row D Grave 2. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SPURGEON Andrew
Private 49205, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France 27 September 1918. Aged 19. Enlisted and resident Lowestoft. Son of Mrs. Frances E. Spurgeon, of 17, Chapel St., Lowestoft, and the late William Spurgeon. Buried in MOEUVRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 15. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SPURGEON Clifford [George]
Gunner 895137, V 55th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action at Ypres 7 May 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Grandson of Mrs. E. Spurgeon, of 23, St. Peters Street, Lowestoft. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row L. Grave 10. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SPURGEON Louis
Corporal 9771, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in France 12 October 1916. Aged 26. Born and resident Lowestoft, enlisted Great Yarmouth. Son of Frances E. Spurgeon, of 17, Chapel St., Lowestoft, and the late William Spurgeon. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STANNARD William John
Private 1590, 6th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 27 July 1916. Aged 32. Born Cookley, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of Lily Emma Stannard, of 17, Morton Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in LOWESTOFT (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section I. Grave 117. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STARLING Albert
Private A/202863, 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action in France 18 September 1918. Born St. Ives, Huntingdonshire, circa 1889, enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly S/2SR/06388, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in BERTHAUCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY, PONTRU, Aisne, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 14. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STEBBINGS Frank William
[Listed as William Frank STEBBINGS on CWGC and SDGW] Private 43059, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 28 April 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 19. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Henry Hebbert Stebbings and Katherine Stebbings, of 1, Holly Rd., Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. Formerly 2507, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STEBBINGS George [T]
Private G/15468, 6th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 3 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 22. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, resident Lowestoft. Son of Ernest Frederick and Elizabeth Pratt Stebbings, of 12, Beccles Rd., Lowestoft. Formerly 9087, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row P. Grave 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STEEL

John Samuel Savory

Lance Corporal 20812, 5th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 17 October 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 41. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of Flora Steel, of 40, Salisbury Rd., South Lowestoft, Suffolk. Formerly 34341, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXI. Row E. Grave 10A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's

STERRY Arthur Daniel
Private 202937, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 6525, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STERRY Esmond Jack
Sapper 84668, 208th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of John Sterry, of 7, Grosvenor Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
STERRY George Thomas
Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STERRY Victor A
Sergeant 15531, 15th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 6 November 1917 in Palestine. Aged 30. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of Mrs. L. E. Palmer (formerly Sterry), of 63, Worthing Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in BEERSHEBA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section M. Grave 31. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STERRY Wilfred Joseph
Private 1356, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 7 February 1916. Aged 21. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Ipswich. Buried in LOWESTOFT (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section 13. Grave 387. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STEWART William Stewart
Flight Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Air Service. Killed in a flying accident 8 November 1916. Aged 19. Changed his surname from Tarratt to Stewart after inheriting certin Scottish lands. Born 9 April 1897 in London. Son of Joseph Fox Tarratt, of Ellary, Ardrishaig, Argyll, and of Mary Georgiana Helen McNeill, his wife. Laird of Ellary, Ardrishaig, and the Isle of Coll, Argyll, she was also knwn by the surname Rogers. His younger brother also fell, see Duncan McNeil Fox Tarratt. Buried in the North-West corner of CLADH BHILLE BURIAL GROUND, Argyllshire. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
STOFER Cecil William
Serjeant 5882, 233rd Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds Tuesday 2 October 1917. Ages 25. Born Wembaston, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of John Stofer, of 502, London Rd., South Lowestoft, Suffolk. Formerly 20763, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

Cecil was a serjeant in 233rd Machine Gun Corps. He had been wounded in August 1916 and after recovering, returned to the Front. He and his men had been under severe shell fire for seven days and the machine-guns had been buried several times.

His commanding officer wrote that he was the bravest man he had even seen, setting a fine example to the others, helping the wounded, steadying everyone and scorning to take cover until others were safe.

He was hit and wounded on September 30th and taken to the dressing station at once, but died two days later.

Cecil’s parents John and Florence lived at 502 London Road South, Lowestoft. Cecil was a member of the Pakefield Church Choir and worked as a Printer prior to enlisting.

STOLLERY Thomas [Bruce]
Petty Officer 4176A, H.M.S. "President III" (S.S. "Celtic Prince"), Royal Naval Reserve. Died 8 August 1918. Aged 25. Born at Kirkley, Suffolk. Son of Mr. Stollery, of 28, Howard St., Lowestoft, England. Buried in QUEBEC CITY (MOUNT HERMON) CEMETERY, Quebec, Canada. Section Z. Grave 10447. See also Lowestoft St Andrews also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STONE Henry [John]
Officers' Steward 363191, F.I.M.S. "Halcyon", Royal Navy. Died of consumption 39 May 1919. Aged 35. Son of Henry Quested Stone; husband of Harriett Elizabeth Stone, of 19, Laundry Lane, Lowestoft. Born at Canterbury, Kent. Buried in LOWESTOFT (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section L. Grave 125. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
STRONG J J
Skipper, H.M. Trawler, Royal Naval Reserve. Drowned. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's
SUSTINS Frank
[Listed as SISTINS on SDGW] Sapper 84855, 208th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action in France 9 August 1916. Born and resident Lowestoft. Buried in FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 9. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SWAN James Victor
Private G/25850, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 13 May 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 19. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft, Suffolk. Son of William James and Alice Maud Swan, of 3 R, Reeve St., Lowestoft, Suffolk. Formerly 48531, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.2, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 17. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SWAN Sidney Thompson
Deck Hand 4629DA (Ch), HMS Q20, Royal Naval Reserve. He was killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action on 29 March 1917, his body was not recovered for burial. Born Lowestoft 10 May 1890. He was the son of Thompson & Elizabeth Swan; he married Annie Coleman (1891-1916) at St Margaret's, Lowestoft 26 November 1914. His next of kin was his widowed mother Elizabeth, living 38 May Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, Panel 26. See also Lowestoft St Andrews also Lowestoft St Margaret's
SYMONDS Henry
Engineman 472ES, H.M. Drifter Golden Rule, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in Dover Raid 15 February 1918. Aged 35. Son of William and Mary Ann Symonds, of Toft Montes, Haddiscoe, Norwich; husband of Marian Ellen Symonds, of 3, Factory St., Lowestoft. In the 1911 census he was aged 28, a Drift Net Fisherman, born Toft Monks, Norfolk, married to Marian Ellen, with three sons and two duaghters, resident 14 Oulton Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 31. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

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