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World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stuart Green 2006

The memorial is in the form of a stone Celtic Cross on a stepped based. There are 3 names listed for World War 1. A further memorial is to be found within the church in the form of an oak wood altar cross with two candlesticks listing the names two men who fell in World War 2. The unveiling of this memorial was 26th May 1950, the architect of the memorial was Mr H Munro Cautley. The names for World War 2 are not listed here.




Ordinary Seaman J/34772, Royal Navy. HMS Vanguard. Died 09/07/1917. Age 19. Son of Herbert and Mary Ann Frost of Newbourne. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial. While at anchor in Scapa Flow, on 9th July 1917, HMS Vanguard suffered an enormous explosion, believed to have been set off by unstable cordite. Only three of her crew of over 800 survived.



Lance Corporal 5868, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 06/08/1915. Age 38. Son of Henry and Emma Prentice of Fenn Lane, Newbourne. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial



Private 8854, 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 08/02/1915. Age 25. Son of Mrs. Emily Foster of Hemley. Buried at Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery

Last updated 12 November, 2006

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