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HARWICH, DOVERCOURT AND PARKESTON CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 and 2 - Rolls of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Harley 2007

The Harwich, Dovercourt and Parkeston Co-Operative Society memorial is at present housed in the Fryatt Room of the Harwich Redoubt. It takes the form of a nowy-headed wooden board with a carved inscriptionwith an additional piece of wood added at the base for the one World War 2 name. The wholeboard is mounted on a black base. There are six names for World War 1 and one for World War 2. Note: Some records record Parkeston as Parkestone, all should read Parkeston.

IN UNDYING MEMORY
OF
THE FOLLOWING

ADAMS

Percy John

Probably Private 26769, 2nd Battalion, Duke Of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) (formerly 4/2811 Royal Sussex Regiment). Died on service 28 December 1918. Born Portsmouth, Hants, enlisted Harwich, Essex, resident Dovercourt, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL, SOUTHAMPTON, Hampshire. Also listed on St Nicholas Church Memorial, Harwich, Essex.

DAKIN

Frederick

Private 250804, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 3 August 1917. Aged 25. Resident Parkeston, Harwich, enlisted Harwich. Son of Frederick William and Ellen Louisa Dakin, of 3, Hartley St., Stoke, Ipswich.In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Doncaster, Yorkshire, son of Frederick Wm. and Ellen L Dakin, resident 29, Oxford Street, Doncaster, Yorkshire & Yorkshire (West Riding). In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Doncaster, Yorkshire, a Grocer assistant, son of Frederick William and Ellen Louisa Dakin, resident 4 West Terrace, Garland Road, Parkeston, Ramsey, Essex. Buried in MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 20.

RULE

Walter [Charles]

Private 35868, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 25 November 1917. Aged 19. Born 15 June 1898 in Parkeston, Essex, enlisted Harwich, resident Parkeston. Baptised 22 February 1903 in Parkeston, son of Golding and Martha Rule, resident 33, Parkeston Road, Parkeston, Essex. Son of Golding and Martha Rule, of "Deneholme," Garland Rd., Parkeston, Essex. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Parkeston, Essex, son of Golding and Martha Rule, resident 33, Parkeston Road, Ramsey, Tendring, Essex. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Parkeston, Essex, at school, son of Golding and Martha Rule, resident 33, Parkeston Road, Parkeston, Ramsey, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panels 32 to 38.

TETT

Alfred [George]

Gunner 132976, 220th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (formerly 258 Essex & Suffolk RGA). Died of wounds 9 April 1917. Born 5 June 1896 in Ramsey, Essex, enlisted Harwich, Essex, resident Parkeston, Essex. Baptised 21 July 1901 in Ramsey, Essex, son of Chjares Augustus and fanny Tett, resident Parkeston. Son of C. A. Tett, of 8A, Tyler St., Parkeston, Essex. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Essex, son of Charles and Fanny Tett, resident 8, Tyler Street, Ramsey, Tendring, Essex. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Essex, a Drapery's errand boy, son of Charles Augustus and Fanny Tett, resident 8A, Tyler Street, Parkeston, Ramsey, Essex. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, Frnce. Plot I. Row L. Grave 4.

WESTRIP

John

Private 35099, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 7 May 1917. Aged 28. Born Chelmsford, enlisted Harwich, resident Dovercourt, Essex. Son of Mrs. E. Digby, of 3, Alma Cottages, Arbour Lane, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Springfield, Essex, son of David Westrip (a widower), resident Arbor Lane, Windmill Hill, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex, a Shop assistant boot and furnishing, boarding at 28, Hordle Street, Dovercourt, Essex. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, Frnce. Plot IX. Row H. Grave 4. Also commemorated on All Saints Church Memorial, Springfield, Essex.

WRYCRAFT

Ernest

Private 26276, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 9 May 1917. Born Great Oakley, Essex, enlisted Colchester. Buried in ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY, ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row H. Grave 18. Also commemorated on St Nicholas Church Memorial, Harwich

WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

 

A TOKEN OF THEIR ESTEEM
FROM THEIR FELLOW EMPLOYEES
ALSO OF
LESLIE JAMES BROWN
IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR 1939 1945

BROWN

Leslie James

Lance Bombardier 1636925, 1st Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery. Killed in action in North West Europe 8 August 1944. Aged 34. Born 8 August 1910 in Wix, Colchester, Essex, resident Ramsey, Harwich, Essex. In the 1911 census he was newborn, born Wix, Essex, son of James Thomas and Kate Brown, resident Thorpe Road, Wix, Essex. In the 1939 Register he was born 8 August 1910, married ro Evelyn Brown, a Provisions Salesman, resident Alumhurst Main Road, Harwich, Tendring R.D., Essex. Buried in RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot VIII. Row D. Joint grave 23.

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