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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2013

This list is taken from photographs of the War Memorial taken by a professional photographer in March 2010. The few extra names which have been added are highlighted. Some details included have been taken from documents supplied (at considerable expense,) by the Norfolk Record Office. These were in rather spidery writing and very difficult to read. There were many problems with deciphering the information, but after all this time one can only do ones best.

There are 4 names from the memorial.

YARHAM Edward Frederick
Lance Corporal 31612, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment 2nd Division. Killed in action at Arras 28 April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Frederick and Caroline Yarham of 17, Row 36, Great Yarmouth. Born in Great Yarmouth and enlisted in Glossop. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial
Lance Corporal 27/334, 1/6th Battalion, Essex Regiment 54th Division. Killed in action in Palestine 19 September 1918. Aged 26. Born and enlisted in Great Yarmouth. Son of Mr and Mrs Yaxley of Great Yarmouth. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery
YEATES Henry John
Gunner 82052, C Battery, 256th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 7 July 1918. Aged 28. Son of Charles John and Helena Yeates of Great Yarmouth. Born in Mile End, London and enlisted in Great Yarmouth. Buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery Mont St Eloi
Rifleman 372370, 1/6th Battalion, London Regiment (The Post Office Rifles) 58th Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 28 March 1918. Aged 33. Born in Littleport, Ely and enlisted in Great Yarmouth Great Yarmouth resident. Postman. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

Last update 9 October, 2013

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