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REDISHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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There are two war memorials within St peter's Church, Redisham. They are on an interior wall placed one above the other, both being brass plaques. The uppermost memorial commemorates those fallen in World War 1, and the lower, those fallen in World War 2. There are 2 names for World War 1 and one for World War 2. In addition there is a further addition to the family gravestone for the man who died in World War 2. The World War 1 memorial was unveiled 26 January 1920; it was manufactured by Mr P F Alexander. The World War 2 plaque was unveiled 14 November 1993 and cost £70 being engraved by Dereham Industrial Engravers.

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TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
REDISHMEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919

BROOKS

Herschel

[Spelt Herschell on SDGW] Private 20160 {20161 on SDGW], 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 16 September 1916. Aged 35. Born Redisham, enlisted Ipswich. Native of Gt. Redisham, Halesworth, Suffolk. Went to France 29 December 1915. Buried in CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot 2. Row C. Grave 83.

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William

No further information currently available

AND IN THE WAR
1939 - 1945

PEARCE

Dennis [Henry]

Gunner 11406641, 80 H.A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Missing, presumed killed in action 7 January 1943. Aged 28. Son of Henry and Amelia Mary Pearce, of Redisham, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, tunisia. Face 7.

Last updated 15 August, 2013

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