War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Micharl Peck 2017
Saxlingham Netrgate War Memorial is to be found within the parish church
and takes the form of a handwritten Roll of h Onour within a wooden
frame affixed to the wall.
Copyright © Michael Peck 20137
FOR GOD, KING & COUNTRY
OUR ROLL OF HONOUR
EMPIRE, KING, COUNTRY
IN GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF THOSE MEMBERS OF
H.M. FORCES CONNECTED WITH SAXLINGHAM
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE FOR FREEDOM DURING
THE EUROPEAN WAR
20704. 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 17610 Norfolk Regiment.
Died at sea 13th August 1915. Son of Robert and Eliza Allen of
Saxlingham, Norfolk (as 1911). Grandson of Daniel and Leah Allen.
Born c1893 Hellifield, YKS, enlisted Norwich and resident Saxlingham,
Norfolk. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 144 to 150 or 229
Robert Back. Private 12663. Army Cyclist Corps, attached Macedonian
Labour Corps and formerly 1955 Norfolk Yeomanry. Died (Pneumonia)
Salonika 26th October 1918. Son of John and Eliza Jane Back. Husband
of Alice Mary Back (nee Swatman) of 23 Greyhound Opening, Midland
Street, Norwich, Norfolk. Born 1888 Hethersett and enlisted 2nd
November 1914 Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Mikra British Cemetery.
677. [Note: Sister Maud Back present Saxlingham 1911 in house
of Brother in Law, George Funnell]
14690. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 30th
November 1917. Son of George and Anne Maria Baker. Born 25th November
1895 Saxlingham and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Cambrai
Memorial. Panel 4.
Henry Brighton. Private 8976. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
Grandson of Arnold and Martha Crane. Parentage unproven. Killed
in action 29th October 1914. Born 1893 Swainsthorpe and enlisted
Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 8.
30911. 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action
23rd March 1918, aged 26 years. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Charlish
of St Quinton Cottage, Saxlingham, Norfolk. Born Saxlingham, Norfolk,
enlisted Bedford, BDF and resident Bishops Stortford, HRT. Commemorated
Pozieres Memorial. Panel 28 and 29.
Henry Edwards. Private 28174. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment.
Killed in action 29th April 1917. Son of Older James Felgate (forename
Alderman on some records) and Mary Ann Edwards of Saxlingham Nethergate,
Norfolk. Husband of Mary Jane Edwards (nee Kedge). Born c1885
Saxlingham, enlisted Norwich and resident Saxlingham, Norfolk.
Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 5.
21384. 11th Battalion, Border Regiment, formerly 16741 Norfolk
Regiment. Died 18th July 1917, aged 26 years. Son of James and
Mary Ann Emms of Saxlingham, Norfolk. Husband of (the late) Martha
Eva Emms (nee Dade). Born Saxlingham, enlisted Norwich and resident
Saxlingham, Norfolk. Commemorated Larch Wood (Railway Cutting)
Frederick Emms. Private 9087. 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.
Died of wounds 15th February 1917. Son of David and Ellen Emms
of Saxlingham, Norfolk. Husband of Edith Annie Emms (nee Jenkins)
of 2 Stayton Road, Sutton, SRY. Born 1879 Saxlingham, Norfolk,
enlisted Kingston on Thames and resident Sutton, SRY. Commemorated
Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension. V.B.19.
George English. Private 651604. 18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
(Western Ontario Regiment). Died of wounds 1st October 1918. Son
of Benjamin and Margaret English. Born 19th March 1890 (as Canadian
record, born 10th June 1890 as baptism) Saxlingham Nethergate,
Norfolk and enlisted 2nd February 1916 Canada. Commemorated Terlincthun
British Cemetery. V.C.12.
Corporal 16743. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action
4th September 1916, aged 24 years. Son of George and Elizabeth
Jane Funnell of Saxlingham, Norfolk. Born Saxlingham Nethergate
and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial.
Pier and Face 1C and 1D.
to identify Sidney Hammond as casualty. (Note: Georgina Hammond
(Single. Born c1887 Wacton, the daughter of William and Louisa
Hammond) in Saxlingham Thorpe 1911, but unable to connect with
any Sidney Hammond)
to identify George A Jenkins as casualty.
Cross. Frederick Edward Long. Captain. 1st Battalion, Kings (Liverpool
Regiment). Died 24th August 1917. Son of (the late) Walter Stilwell
and Henrietta Long (nee Steward of Saxlingham Nethergate) of Moorlands,
Hyde, HAM. Born 1892 Windsor, BRK and enlists 1914 Fordingbridge,
HAM (as Private). Commemorated The Huts Cemetery. III.B.9.
Charles Moore. Private 5573. A Company, 2nd Battalion, Leinster
Regiment, formerly 146545 Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action
19th October 1918, aged 28 years. Son of John and Mary Ann Moore.
Husband of Ethel Maria Moore (nee Fenn) of Saxlingham Nethergate,
Norfolk. Born Wreningham and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated
Harlebeke New British Cemetery. VII.B.14.
Albert Riches. Private G/13278. 2nd Battalion, Queens Own (Royal
West Kent Regiment). Died Mesopotamia 16th July 1917, aged 26
years. Son of John and Sarah Riches. Grandson of George and Sarah
Riches. Husband of Ellen Riches (nee Poyntz) of Saxlingham, Norfolk.
Born Fressingfield, SFK, enlisted (believed 8th April 1916, record
badly burnt) Norwich and resident Saxlingham, Norfolk. Commemorated
Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. X.D.8.
Ellis Rix. Rifleman 472504. 12th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed
in action 9th April 1917, aged 32 years. Son of John and Fanny
Rix of Tasburgh, Norfolk. Husband of Annie Gladys Rix (nee Horn)
of School House, Brightwell Baldwin, OXF. Born Tasburgh, Norfolk,
enlisted Hampton, LND and resident Middlesex (as SDGW, place unspecified).
Commemorated London Cemetery. I.A.79.
Ellis Smith. Private 14142. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed
in action 12th October 1916, aged 28 years. Son of John and Agnes
Ann Smith of Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk. Born Fritton, Norfolk
and enlisted Hammersmith, MDX. Commemorated Beaulencourt British
Edward Smith. Sapper 160405. 2nd Field Company, Royal Engineers.
Killed in action 21st February 1918. Son of William and Rosa Smith.
Husband of Elizabeth Smith (nee Plowright). Born 1891 Framingham
Pigot, enlisted Norwich and resident Saxlingham, Norfolk. Commemorated
Oxford Road Cemetery. V.H.2.
Amyot Steward. Lieutenant. Royal Field Artillery, attached 11
Balloon Company, Royal Flying Corps. Killed by artillery fire
6th October 1917. Son of Edward and Margaret Steward. Husband
of Miriam Agnes Steward (nee Carver) of The Moot, Downton, Salisbury,
WIL. Born 14th July 1882 Salisbury, WIL. Commemorated Duhallow
A.D.S Cemetery. I.D.25.
Rushmore Waters. Private 7815, 11th Battalion, Australian Infantry.
Killed in action 3rd June 1918. Son of James and Alice Waters
of Saxlingham, Norfolk. Born c1890 Blofield, Norfolk (as census,
Australian records has born Saxlingham) and enlisted 30th April
1917 Australia. Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.
11626. C Company, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed
in action 13th October 1915, aged 18 years. Son of Samuel John
and (the late) Elizabeth White of Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk.
Born Swardeston, Norfolk and enlisted Islington, LND. Commemorated
Loos Memorial. Panel 60 to 64.
Vincent White. Private 23169. 7th Battalion, Border Regiment,
formerly 18652 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 16th February
1916, aged 24 years. Son of Samuel John and (the late) Elizabeth
White of Saxlingham Thorpe, Norfolk. Born Swardeston, Norfolk,
enlisted St Pancras, MDX and resident Saxlingham, Norfolk. Commemorated
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 35.
40117. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died No: 33 Casualty Clearing
Station 21st January 1917. Son of William and Hephzibah Wilson.
Born 1887 Saxlingham Nethergate and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk.
Commemorated Bethune Town Cemetery. VI.A.72.
5 July, 2017