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MARLESFORD 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 white marble plaque with epdiment and wreath within the parish church. It lists eight names for World War 1 and none for World War 2. The memorial cost £85 originally and was uneviled on 1st October 1919.

THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE BY THE PARISHIONERS OF
MARLESFORD IN MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

BEEDEN

Harry

Private 2625, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 24/09/1917. Age 23. Son of Thomas and Kate Beeden of Marlesford. Buried at Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery

BLAKEWAY

Charles Lewis

Private 30980, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 09/04/1918. Age 32. Husband of Dilys Mary Blakeway of Marlesford. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial

CHAMBERS

Christopher

Company Sergeant Major 320135, 15th (Suffolk Yeomanry) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 18/09/1918. Age 38. Son of William and Alice Chambers, of Marlesford. Buried at Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery

FISK

James

Private 2610, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 03/10/1916. Age 27. Son of Samuel and Louisa Fisk of Rose Cottage Marlesford. husband of Daisy A Fisk of 1 Council Houses, Charsfield. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

GRAY

Ellis Thurston

Private 57329, 32nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 19/09/1917. Age 21. Son of Mrs Mary Gray of Marlesford. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

HATCHER

James Frederick

Private 15023, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 25/09/1915. Born Marlesford. Buried at Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

MAYHEW

Percy James

Private 14832, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 17/05/1917. Age 19. Son of James and Norah Mayhew of Great Glemham. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

STOLLERY

Arthur Edward

Private G/66346, 12th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 20/11/1917. Age 32. Son of Arthur Herbert and Ruth Stollery (formerly Collins). Husband of Annie Stollery of Marlesford. Father of Arthur Byng Stollery and Albert Edward Stollery. Buried at Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy

Last updated 12 November, 2006

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