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WALPOLE WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is to be found within the parish church, Walpole. A brass alms dish is to be found within the church on which is inscribed with 5 names from World War 1 and 4 names from World War 2. It is known that the dish was dedicated on 11th May 1949. The is also a marble plaque within parish church.

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

1914-1918

ALDRIDGE

Reginald George

Private 267056, 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). Died 16/03/1918. Age 25. Son of George John Aldridge and Eliza Aldridge of Walpole. Buried at Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension

BUTCHER

Herbert John

Private 13741, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 10/10/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

DUNNETT

Alan A

Private 73401, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 18/08/1919. Age 20. Son of Mrs K Dunnett of 57 Chediston Street, Halesworth. Buried at Walpole (St Mary) Churchyard. Private Dunnettís death was recorded at Blything

RAYNER

Garnet Oakley

Private 242534, 6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 06/06/1918. Age 31. Buried at Walpole (St Mary) Churchyard. Private Raynorís death was recorded at Thanet

TUTHILL

John G

Private 15097, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 26/08/1916. Age 19. Son of James and Bertha M. Tuthill of Walpole. Buried at Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

1939-1945

CADY

John

Private 5827008, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12/08/1943. Age 23. Buried at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

GREEN

Sidney John

Driver T/280129, 354 General Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 29/03/1943. Age 33. Son of Harry and Florence Green, husband of Florence E J Green of Walpole. Buried at Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

SUTTON

Ronald Leonard

Private 5826778, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 21/09/1944. Age 30. Son of Leonard and Priscilla Sutton of Walpole, husband of Beatrice Isobel Sutton of Ipswich. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

WILBY

Percy Charles

Stoker 1st Class C/KX 97139, Royal Navy. HMS Gallant. Died 10/01/1941. Age 21. Son of Jack and Ethel Florence Wilby of Stoke Ferry, Norfolk. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

The destroyer HMS Gallant was heavily damaged by a mine on 10th January 1941 in the Mediterranean. She was taken in tow and reached Malta, but was then sunk by aircraft on 20th January.

Last updated 17 February, 2007

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