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RENDHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Renham war memorials are in the form of two wall plaques within the parish church of St Michael. The World War 1 plaque carries 4 names and the World War 2 5 names. The clock in the tower was bought by public subscription and installed in the tower in 1919 as part of the memorial.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF

1914-1918

FAIRS

Ernest George

Private 24869, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 03/08/1916. Buried at Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval

GODBOLD

Ernest James Runnacles

Private 40051, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 05/11/1916. Age 26. Son of Samuel and Hannah Godbold of Rendham. Buried at Merville Communal Cemetery Extension

NICHOLLS

Frederick

Private 17075, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 06/07/1917. Son of William and Mary Ann Nicholls of Mill Road, Bruisyard. Buried at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe

WOODS

James

Corporal 3710, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 28/02/1917. Age 19. Son of Mrs Harriett E Woods of Rendham. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. THE CLOCK IN THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION 1919

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD MEMORY OF

1939-1945

GRAY

Gordon Harry

Lance Corporal 6013689, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 25/12/1943. Age 24. Son of Harry and Anna Gray of Rendham. Buried at the Sangro River War Cemetery

NEAL

Clifford Frederick

Private 14711321, 1/7th Battalion, The Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Died 30/10/1944. Age 22. Son of Wesley Herbert and Dorothy Amy Neal of Bruisyard. Buried at Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery, Netherlands

PECK

Wesley Ernest George

Lance Corporal, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 08/01/1944. Age 26. Son of George and Zilpah Peck of Rendham. Buried at Kranji War Cemetery

REEVE

Reginald William

Private 6022285, 2/5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 03/07/1941. Age 25. Son of Wesley John and Mary Reeve. husband of Ethel Agnes Reeve of Aldeburgh. Commemorated on the Brookwood Memorial

ROBERTS

James Norman

Flying Officer (Pilot) 124419, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 15/01/1943. Age 21. Son of Samuel Arthur and Margaret Sara Roberts of Saxmundham. Buried at Colwall (St James the Great) Churchyard, Herefordshire. Notes: 1. Flying Officer Robert’s death was recorded at Ashbourne – the cause of death is unknown

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945

Last updated 4 December, 2006

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