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TRIMLEY ST MARY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorials are to be found in St Mary's Church, High Street, Trimley St Mary. The first takesa the form of plaque and the second a stained glass window. The First World War plaque is made from alabaster with a celtic cross above it and contains 17 names; it was unveiled by Brigadier-General S E Massey-Lloyd and dedicated by the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich on 16th May 1920, details appearing in the East Anglian Daily Times 17th May 1920. The masons were Messrs. Courthorpe & Sons. The Second World War memorial is three light stained glass window depicting Christ surrounded by his disciples. There are 7 names listed for the Second World War; this memorial was deicated by the Venrable C O George on 6th November 1949. The names on the second memorial have as yet to be transcribed.

1914-1918

ALEXANDER

John

Private 421568, 1st/10th Battalion, London Regiment. Died 01/08/1917. Buried at Gaza War Cemetery

BAXTER

Harold Ernest

Private 52637, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusilier. Died 21/03/1918. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

BROWN

George James

Sapper 85166, 208th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 01/07/1916. Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No 2

BRYANT

Richard Leslie Algernon

Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment attached 35th Trench Mortar Company, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 23/05/1917. Age 19. Son of Henry Algernon and Georgiana Maud Bryant. Born at Carleton Rode near Attleborough, Norfolk. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery

CLARKE

Cecil Henry

Private G/51828, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 12/04/1917. Age 19. Son of Nathaniel and Minnie Clarke of 95 Chapel Lane, Walton, Felixstowe. Buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun

CLARKE

Sidney P

Driver 136541, Reinforcements, Royal Engineers. Died 04/07/1916. Born Bramfield. Resident of Walton. Buried at Basra War Cemetery

JOHNSON

Alfred James

Gunner 23187, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 15/12/1918. Age 34. Son of Samuel Edward and Sarah Johnson. Husband of Florence L Johnson of "Larrimore," Station Road, Trimley St Mary. Buried at Trimley St Mary (St Mary) Churchyard. Gunner Johnsonís death is recorded at Woodbridge

LANCASTER

Alfred George

Private G/22249, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 02/04/1918. Age 37. Husband of Elizabeth Lancaster of Trimley. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery

LANKESTER

James Herbert

Private 24451, Depot, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 20/04/1918. Age 22. Son of Jane Lankester of Trimley St Mary and the late Joshua Lankester. Buried at Trimley St Mary (St Mary) Churchyard. Private Lankesterís death is recorded at Northampton

NEWELL

Henry

Driver 169268, 157th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 25/02/1919. Age 31. Son of Mr and Mrs Harry Newell of Stratford St Mary, Colchester. Husband of May Helena Newell of 43 Burrell Road, Ipswich. Buried at Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

RAINBIRD

William Frederick

Private 43901, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 09/10/1916. Age 27. Son of Mrs Eliza Rainbird. Husband of Florence E Rainbird of 12 Star Lane, Ipswich. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

RAMSEY

Harry John

Private 18836, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12/10/1916. Born in, and resident of, Trimley St Mary. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

SMITH

Clement Roy Blackshaw

Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment Ė attached 6th Battalion. Died 28/04/1917. Age 19. Son of Clement Charles Smith JP and Jessie Smith of Walton Hall, Felixstowe. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

SPOONER

Robert Mayhew

Private 329169, 1st/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 20/11/1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

STRINGER

John

Second Lieutenant, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 07/10/1916. Age 34. Only son of Mr and Mrs J Stringer of "Avondale", Trimley. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

WOOLNOUGH

George Edward Marwen

Private 35074, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 28/04/1917. Age 32. Son of Frederick and Clara Woolnough of Levington, Ipswich. Husband of Jessie Woolnough of 1 Kathleen Cottage, Trimley. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial. Private Woolnough is also commemorated on the Levington Memorial

WRIGHT

William Frederick

Gunner 340919, 213th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 30/11/1917. Buried at Menin Road South Military Cemetery

Last updated 17 February, 2007

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