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WHERSTEAD WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Jean Austin 2005

The War Memorial takes the form of a brass plaque which can be found inside the parish church.

Photographs Copyright © Jean Austin - 2005

To the Glory of God
and to the honour of the men of this parish
who fell in the Great War

1914 - 1918

COOPER H W J

Private, 4th Suffolks.

possibly either

John COOPER, Private 20133, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Enlisted Ipswich. Formerly 3664, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemeorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

or

Wallace COOPER, Private 3563, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18th August 1916. Enlisted Ipswich. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAl MEMORIAL, Somme, France.

HARDWICK Walter

Private 201349, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, formerly 4079 Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917 France/Flanders. Born 1887 Belstead son of Charles and Emily Hardwick (who lived at Pann Cottages, Wherstead from about 1888). Enlisted Bury St Edmunds, lived Wherstead. Walter had his photograph taken on 17 April 1917 when on leave – six days later he was killed in action. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

HAZELTON Frederick

Private 235119, 2nd/7th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 18 August 1917 France/Flanders. Born 1886 at Belstead, son of Joseph and Amelia Hazelton. Enlisted and resident Ipswich. Formerlry 202775, Suffolk Regiment. Buried at White House Cemetery, St Jean Les Eiper and commemorated on memorial in Wherstead Church.

They gave their lives for their country

19 November 2005

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