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SHOTTISHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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The Shottisham war memorial is in the form of a Sicilian marble plaque within the parish church. There are seven names for World War 1 and none for World War 2. The original memorial uneiling was 15th May 1921 by Sirt Cuthbert Quilter. Details appeared in the East Anglian Daily Times 18th May 1921.

IN UNFADING MEMORY OF OUR MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE WAR

1914-1918

AMBROSE

George Edward

Private 54517, 1st/10th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 08/09/1918. Age 20. Son of Alice E Bloomfield (formerly Ambrose) of Bake Office, Shottisham. Buried at Bancourt British Cemetery

COOK

George

Able Seaman 178504, Royal Navy. HMS India. Died 08/08/1915. Buried in Bodo Cemetery, Norway. HMS India was a pre-war P&O cruise liner, commandeered as an armoured merchant cruiser by the Royal Navy in 1915. On 8th August 1915 she was in the entrance of Vest Fjord, Norway when she was torpedoed by a German submarine. despite Norway's neutrality. 160 of her 301 crew were lost, with no known grave; five ratings were buried at Bodo in a collective grave. the remainder were interned in Norway for the duration of the war

JOLLY

David George

Private 13386, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 22/01/1916. Born at Laxfield. Buried at the White House Cemetery. Private Jolly is also commemorated on the Sutton War Memorial

MALTSER

George

Private 3197, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 24/03/1916. Buried at Cambrin Churchyard Extension

NICHOLS

Christopher

Private 3/9855, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 17/02/1916. Age 36. Son of William and Alice Nichols of Shottisham. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

QUILTER

John Arnold Cuthbert

Lieutenant Colonel, Grenadier Guards. Commanding Hood Battalion, Royal Navy Division. Died 06/05/1915. Age 40. Son of Sir Cuthbert Quilter, Bart., and Lady Quilter of Bawdsey Manor, Woodbridge. Buried at Skew Bridge Cemetery, Turkey. Lieutenant Colonel Quilter is also commemorated on the War Memorials at Bawdsey, Ramsholt and Sutton

WISEMAN

Frank

Private 40497, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 30/11/1917. Age 32. Husband of Mrs Wiseman of Butley Street, Tunstal. Buried at Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand

Last updated 5 December, 2006

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