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STERNFIELD WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is to be found in the gounds of the parish church and takes the form of a carved stone on a three stepped base with the World War 1 names inset and an additional stone for Northern Ireland. There are 4 names for the First World War and one for Northern ireland, no World War 2 names appear. There is also a framed, illuminated, Roll of Honour within the church including all men who served and returned and the four that gave their lives.

Photograph Copyright © Helen Steed 2015

TO THE GLORIOUS DEAD AND IN GALLANT MEMORY OF

1914-1918

FLATMAN

Frederick John

Private 12803, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 18/03/1916. Born Benhall. Buried at Spoilbank Cemetery

FLATMAN

Jack

Private 56686, 17th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 02/10/1918. Age 19. Son of Arthur and Eliza Flatman of Sternfield. Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery

GODDARD

Arthur

Private 15016, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 19/07/1916. Age 25. Son of Charles and Hannah Goddard of Sternfield. Buried at La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie

SHIPP

William Francis

Private 28314, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 23/10/1917. Born in, and resident of, Sternfield. Buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery. Private Shipp is also commemorated on the Saxmundham War Memorial

NORTHERN IRELAND

LING

Glen N

Guardsman, Grenadier Guards. Aged 18. One 21st December 1978 he was one of three guardsmen killed by machine-gun fire in a drive-by shooting whilst on foot patrol in the centre of Crossmaglen.

SHIPP

William Francis

Private 28314, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 23/10/1917. Born in, and resident of, Sternfield. Buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery. Private Shipp is also commemorated on the Saxmundham War Memorial

Photograph Copyright © Helen Steed 2015

ROLL OF HONOUR
Being a list of those from the Parish of Sternfield,
who served in His Majesty's Forces during the Great
War, among whom are four brave men, inscribed below in
red, who gave their lives for their King and Country.

Due to the script used it has been difficult to transcribe the names and these may not be 100% accurate.

ALDRED

F G

21st Royal Fusiliers

BILNEY

J

3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

CANN

J

Royal Garrison Artillery

CRACKNELL

A G

Army Service Corps

CRACKNELL

O R

H.M.S. Implacable

FLATMAN

F J

2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment - see above

FLATMAN

J

Lancashire Fusiliers - see above

FLATMAN

W G

3/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

GIRLING

J

2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

GODDARD

A

8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment - see above

GODDARD

F

2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment

PAYNE

A

4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

PAYNE

J

Norfolk Regiment

PEARCE

T

Suffolk Yeomanry

PODD

A W

4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

PODD

G

Army Veterinary Corps

SHIPP

W

Essex Regiment - see above

SMITH

A

9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

SMITH

D

10th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

SMITH

L

3/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

SMITH

G

2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

SMITH

W

Royal Field Artillery

SPINK

W

2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment

STANNARD

E

Grenadier Guards

STANNARD

F

H.M.S. Camellia

STANNARD

J

Machine Gun Corps

THACKER

A J

15th King's Hussars

THACKER

R W

Machine Gun Corps

THACKEr

W H

Royal Bucks Hussars

Last updated 19 January, 2018

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