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RENDLESHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Stuart Green 2006

The Rendlesham war memorial can be found at the parish church and takes the form of a Portland stone plaque as a pediment with two supporting pillars. It contains the name of 8 men who gave their lives during World War 1. It was unveiled on 21st March 1920, the dedication being by Canon W T Farmiloe. The memorial was sponsored by local businesses at a cost of £35; the mason was Mr E E Saunders.

1914-1918

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF

AUSTIN

William

Private 2657, Shropshire Yeomanry. Died 30/01/1918. Age 25. Son of Bob and Alice Maria Austin of Friday Street, Rendlesham. Buried at Rendlesham (St Gregory the Great) Churchyard. Private Austinís death is recorded at Plomesgate

BENHAM

Harry

Driver T1/4715, 433rd Company, Army Service Corps. Died 19/02/1918. Age 31. Born Woodbirdge. Buried at Woodbridge Cemetery. Driver Benhamís death is recorded at Farnham

PLANT

William

Private 15287, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 03/07/1916. Age 19. Son of William and Elizabeth Plant of Friday Street, Rendlesham. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

REEVE

Frederick

4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. No Further information currently available

ROGERS

Thomas William

Private 90792, 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby egiment). Died 11/10/1918. Age 30. Son of Henry and Jane Rogers, of Rendlesham Park, Woodbridge. Commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Also commemorated on the Campsea Ashe War Memorial

SMITH

Edward James

Private 050446, No 10 Section (Burscough), Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 22/11/1919. Age 20. Son of George Smith of 211 Hollesley Road, Rendlesham. Buried at Tincourt New British Cemetery. Private Smith is also commemorated on the Eyke War Memorial. On the Rendlesham War Memorial, Private Smith is listed as belonging to the Kingís Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

SMITH

Frederick Johnson

Corporal 8523, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 09/11/1914. Born Eyke. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial. Corporal Smith is also commemorated on the Eyke Memorial

WEBB

George Victor

Rifleman 49235, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died 04/11/1918. Age 18. Son of James and Emma Webb of Rose Cottage, Friday Street, Rendlesham. Buried at Ghissignies British Cemetery

WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR
KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR

Last updated 21 November, 2006

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