World War 1 & 2 - Roll
of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright
© Stuart Green 2006
memorial is in the form of a stone Celtic Cross on a stepped based.
There are 3 names listed for World War 1. A further memorial is to be
found within the church in the form of an oak wood altar cross with
two candlesticks listing the names two men who fell in World War 2.
The unveiling of this memorial was 26th May 1950, the architect of the
memorial was Mr H Munro Cautley. The names for World War 2 are not listed
Seaman J/34772, Royal Navy. HMS Vanguard. Died 9 July 1917. Aged
19. Son of Herbert and Mary Ann Frost of Newbourne. Commemorated
on the Chatham Naval Memorial. While at anchor in Scapa Flow, on
9th July 1917, HMS Vanguard suffered an enormous explosion, believed
to have been set off by unstable cordite. Only three of her crew
of over 800 survived.
Corporal 5868, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 6 August 1915.
Aged 38. Son of Henry and Emma Prentice of Fenn Lane, Newbourne.
Born Jan-Mar 1879 Waldringfield and joined the army by the 1901
Census where he is a private at the Colchester Garrison 1911 serving
in India, he is with his parents on the 1881 census and then on
the 1891 is living with his maternal grandparents at Great Bealings,
Suffolk. His brother Charles also fell - see Waldringfield
memorial. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 1456.
8854, 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 8 February 1915. Aged
25. Son of Mrs. Emily Foster of Hemley. Buried at Hazebrouck Communal
17 November, 2017