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THORINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is to be found within the parish church at Thorington. It takes the form of a stone plaue with piallrs on either side. Ther are 6 names for World War 1, none for World War 2.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF MEN
FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918

BENCE-TROWER

Alfred

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Died 29/05/1918. Age 37. Son of the late Percy and Agnes Marian Bence-Trower. Buried at St Amand British Cemetery

BENCE-TROWER

Edward

MC. Major, 5th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 30/05/1918. Age 27. Son of Agnes Marian Bence-Trower of 12 Bolton Gardens, London and the late Percy Bence-Trower. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial

FLATT

Josiah

Gunner 41870, 108th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 06/11/1915. Age 23. Son of Harry and Laura Flatt of 9 Thorington Corner, Halesworth. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

HOWE

John Pursglove

Private 41975, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died between 09/04/1918 and 19/04/1918. Age 19. Son of Walter Henry and Ruth Howe of The Rookery Cottages, Yoxford. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial

HOWE

Oscar

Private 14284, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, attached 53rd Trench Mortar Battery. Died 31/07/1917. Age 22. Son of Walter Henry and Ruth Howe of Thorington. Buried at The Huts Cemetery

SMITH

William F

Private 2746, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 18/08/1916. Age 18. Son of Abram Smith of Low Farm, Darsham. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.

THE SPIRIT SHALL RETURN TO GOD WHO GAVE IT

Last updated 16 February, 2007

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