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World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stuart Green 2006

The memorial is to be found within the parish church, Walpole. A brass alms dish is to be found within the church on which is inscribed with 5 names from World War 1 and 4 names from World War 2. It is known that the dish was dedicated on 11th May 1949. The is also a marble plaque within parish church.




Reginald George

Private 267056, 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). Died 16/03/1918. Age 25. Son of George John Aldridge and Eliza Aldridge of Walpole. Buried at Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension


Herbert John

Private 13741, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 10/10/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

CADY George
Private 9267, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Taken POW at the Battle of Frezenberg Ridge and died of wounds a day later 10/05/1915. Resident of Walpole Lane, Walpole. Buried at Roeselare Communal Cemetery West-Vlaanderen, Belgium


Alan A

Private 73401, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 18/08/1919. Age 20. Son of Mrs K Dunnett of 57 Chediston Street, Halesworth. Buried at Walpole (St Mary) Churchyard. Private Dunnettís death was recorded at Blything


Garnet Oakley

Private 242534, 6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 06/06/1918. Age 31. Buried at Walpole (St Mary) Churchyard. Private Raynorís death was recorded at Thanet


John G

Private 15097, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 26/08/1916. Age 19. Son of James and Bertha M. Tuthill of Walpole. Buried at Auchonvillers Military Cemetery




Private 5827008, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12/08/1943. Age 23. Buried at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery


Sidney John

Driver T/280129, 354 General Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 29/03/1943. Age 33. Son of Harry and Florence Green, husband of Florence E J Green of Walpole. Buried at Bone War Cemetery, Annaba


Ronald Leonard

Private 5826778, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 21/09/1944. Age 30. Son of Leonard and Priscilla Sutton of Walpole, husband of Beatrice Isobel Sutton of Ipswich. Commemorated on the Singapore Memorial


Percy Charles

Stoker 1st Class C/KX 97139, Royal Navy. HMS Gallant. Died 10/01/1941. Age 21. Son of Jack and Ethel Florence Wilby of Stoke Ferry, Norfolk. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

The destroyer HMS Gallant was heavily damaged by a mine on 10th January 1941 in the Mediterranean. She was taken in tow and reached Malta, but was then sunk by aircraft on 20th January.

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