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SWILLAND WAR MEMORIAL

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

There are two memorials is within the parish churchyard. The first is for World War 1 and takes the form of a stone Latin Cross with a Sword of Sacrifice on the shaft resting on a stepped base. This memorial contains 6 names from World War 1 and was buolt at a cost of £41 10s and unveiled on 25th September 1921; details can be found in the East Anglian Daily Times 26th September 1921. The second is for World War 2 and takes the form of a stone plaque affixed to the post of the churchyard gate. This memorial contains 2 names for World War 2.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

COLLINS

Raymond

Private 49819, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 08/02/1919. Age 19. Son of Robert and Jane Collins of Prospect House, Felixstowe. Buried at Boussu Communal Cemetery. The cause of death of Private Collins is unknown

CROWFOOT

Clement Henry

Private 27227, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 04/01/1917. Age 40. Son of Mr W Crowfoot of Swilland. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery

HUNT

Arthur Ernest

Rifleman 9925, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died 25/10/1914. Age 31. Son of Arthur Hunt of The Half Moon Inn, Swilland. Husband of Annie Edith Iles (formerly Hunt) of 27 Melford Road, Leytonstone, London. Buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery (Nord)

REYNOLDS

Frederick

Driver 171037, 93rd Battery, 280th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 11/10/1918. Age 37. Son of William and Sarah Reynolds of High Road, Swilland. Buried at Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux

SPALL

Henry William

Private 43904, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 04/12/1917. Born at Witnesham. Buried at the Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt

WOLTON

Frederick John

Gunner 59052, 129th Battery, 42nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 25/04/1917. Buried at Hibers Trench Cemetery, Wancourt

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
1939-1945

GOODERHAM

Robert James

Private 5831471, 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Died 16/03/1944. Age 28. Son of Nathan and Rose Gooderham. Husband of Phyllis M Gooderham of Tuddenham. Commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial

SMITH

Stanley Arthur

Private 7587791, Royal Army Ordnance Corps attached HQ, 9th Infantry Brigade. Died 29/05/1940. Age 29. Son of Arthur and May Smith. Husband of Vera Smith of Grundisburgh. Buried at Oostvleteren Churchyard

WHO FELL IN BATTLE - HAIL AND FAREWELL

Last updated 14 February, 2007

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