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LITTLEPORT, REDMERE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © 2000 Dave Edwards

The following names are taken from the County Memorial in Ely Cathedral.

FROST

Ernest Arthur

[AE in CWGC] Private 326417, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment formerly 3723, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 34. Born Lakenheath, Norfolk, enlisted Cambridge. Husband of Mabel Mary Frost, of 11, Smarts Row, Cambridge. Buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France.
FROST

George Thomas

Private 16252, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 22. Born Brandon Creek, Norfolk, enlisted Ely. Son of Arthur and Rebecca Frost, of Ely Rd., Littleport, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. See also Littleport.
KEY

David

Private 40050, 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 24 September 1916. Aged 38. Born Littleport, Cambs, resident Southery, Norfolk, enlisted Bury St. Edmund's, Suffolk. Son of David and Louisa Key, of Brandon Banks, Southery, King's Lynn, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. See also Littleport.
KEY

Frederick

Private 16576, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 August 1918. Aged 24. Born Littleport, Cambs, enlisted Ely. Son of David and Louisa Key, of Little Ouse, Downham, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium.
KEY

Jacob

Private 8108, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 May 1915. Aged 30. Born Soham, Cambs, enlisted Ely. Son of David and Louisa Key; husband of Louisa Key, of Brandon Bank, Southery, King's Lynn, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. See also Littleport.
WILDING

Samuel

Private 16254, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 31 March 1916. Aged 17. Born Littleport, Cambs, enlisted Ely, Cambs. Son of Elijah and Rebecca Wilding, of Redmere Farm, Brandon Bank, Norfolk. Native of Brandon Bank. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. See also Littleport.

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