War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2012
war memorial lists only men who died in World War 1 and there were probably
no casulaties for World War 2. The memorial is to be found in the parish
church and takes the form of a wooden frame with a brass plaque inset.
There are five names listed for World War 1 only. The plaque was unveiled
by Sir Courtenay Warner 26 September 1920. Details appeared in the East
Anglian Daily Times 1 October 1920.
Copyright © Helen Steed 2012
"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Seaman Tyneside Z/7888, Hood Battalion, Royal Naval Division,
Royal naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 5 February 1917.
Born 13 June 1888. A clerk by trade. Enlisted 21 October 1915,
draft for BEF (Lewis Gunner) 25 September 1916, joined Hood Battalion
19 November 1916 until his death. Son of Rachael Crosse, of Shelland
Hall, Woolpit, Bury St. Edmunds; husband of Gambers Crosse, of
Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated
on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 A.
as James William BRETT on CWGC & SDGW] Private 23659, 13th
Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 8 October 1915.
Aged 20. Born Whitechapel, London, enlisted Darlington, resident
Richmond. Son of Harry and Eliza Brett, of Harleston Green, Stowmarket,
Suffolk. In the 1911 census he is listed as James Brett, the son
of Harry & Eliza Brett, unmarried, aged 17, Farm Labourer,
born Islington, London, resident Shelland, Woolpit, Suffolk. Buried
in SAILLY-SUR-LA-LYS CANADIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.
Plot I. Row E. Grave 104.
Regiment. In 1911 census Samuel Buxton was the son of Thomas &
Anna Buxton, aged 23, a Labourer, born Rattlesden, resident Shelland,
Woolpit, Suffolk. No further information currently available.
18133, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3 Juily
1916. Aged 39. Born Walsham-Le-Willows, Suffolk, enlisted Bury
St Edmunds. Son of the late John and Betsy Hunt, of Rattlesden,
Suffolk; husband of Amelia Hunt, of Wetherden, Stowmarket, Suffolk.
No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.
Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
O/4883, 51st Mobile Workshops, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died
18 December 1918. Aged 28. Son of John and Emma Pollard; husband
of Katie Pollard, of The Bungalow, Shelland, Harleston Green,
Stowmarket. Born at Onehouse, Suffolk. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH
CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 1053.
22 August, 2012