World War One

For WW1 casulties see Attleborough Roll of Honour

Forster, Private Philip James, 1st Norfolk Regiment
Norfolk Library

Chapman, Second Lieutenant Bertie R. W., 2/4 Norfolks
Norfolk Library

World War Two


Private FREDERICK WILLIAM ANDREWS 14631768, 6th Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers who died age 19 on 1 August 1944. Son of George William and Alice Eugenia Andrews, of Attleborough. TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY


Cook (O) CHARLES ALLEN BREEZE P/MX85187, HMS Queen Elizabeth, Royal Navy who died age 20 on 20 June 1943. Son of William and Frances M. Breeze, of Attleborough. HAMPTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

Private ERNEST ROBERT BUCKLE 5771861, 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 30 on 11 February 1942. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL
NOTE Closest match.

Flight Sergeant ERNEST COGMAN 1175806, 88 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on 16 August 1943. HESDIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY


Lance Serjeant ALGERNON JAMES CUBITT 14216879, Royal Army Ordnance Corps who died age 39 on 6 February 1945. Son of Algernon James Cubitt and Caroline Charlotte Cubitt; husband of Grace Cubitt, of Attleborough. NAPLES WAR CEMETERY

Leading Cook (S) FRANK CHARLES ETTERIDGE D/MX 535310, HMS Sheba, Royal Navy who died age 17 on 14 August 1945. Son of Alfred Ernest and Ethel Maud Etteridge, of Attleborough. PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Trooper HAROLD ROBERT FISHER 5834613, 142nd (7th Bn. The Suffolk Regt.) Regt., Royal Armoured Corps who died age 32 on 14 September 1942. Son of Christopher and Mary A. Fisher, of Attleborough. CAMBRIDGE (HISTON ROAD) CEMETERY

Rifleman WALTER CHARLES FISHER 6031829, 1st Bn. The London Irish Rifles, Royal Ulster Rifles who died age 30 on 20 January 1944. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Fisher, of Attleborough, Norfolk; husband of L.M. Fisher, of Colchester, Essex. CASSINO MEMORIAL

Captain MAURICE PARKE GAYMER 87892, 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 26 on 12 February 1942. Son of William Chapman Gaymer and Marion Ida Gaymer, of Cringleford. KRANJI WAR CEMETERY


Private PERCY FREDERICK HARDY 5780467, 7th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 28 on 13 November 1940. Son of Frederick John and Ada Elizabeth Hardy; husband of Gertrude May Hardy, of Harleston, Norfolk. GRIMSBY (SCARTHO ROAD) CEMETERY

Corporal CHARLES EDWARD HILTON 5772085, 5th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment who died age 24 on 7 April 1943. MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Sapper CHARLES WILLIAM KETTERINGHAM 2091269, 250 Field Coy., Royal Engineers who died age 20 on 18 September 1940. Son of Ernest Victor and Carolina Ketteringham; husband of Mary Winifred Ketteringham, of Little Thurlow. GREAT THURLOW (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
NOTE Closest match.

Private FRED LAKE 5770421, 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 21 on 5 June 1943. KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY

Private PERCY WILLIAM LINCOLN 5767280, 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 38 on 12 February 1942. Son of William and Jessie Lincoln; husband of Lily Lincoln, of Attleborough. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL


NOTE Closest match. Corporal WILLIAM GEORGE OSBORNE 5769804, 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died on 12 April 1944. Believed to have resided at 5 Council Houses, Long Lane, Attleborough. CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY


Pilot Officer EDWARD HEWITT PETLEY 42148, Royal Air Force who died age 23 on 15 December 1942. Son of Walter and Agnes M Petley, of Rudgwick, Sussex, England. PIETERMARITZBURG (FORT NAPIER) CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Lieutenant PETER JERVIS RAMM 160928, 5th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 23 on 1 September 1943. Son of Walter and Helen Catmur Ramm, of Cromer. KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY


Serjeant ARTHUR FREDERICK WARNER 3244653, 1st Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) who died age 29 on 6 March 1942. Son of Florence May Warner, of Attleborough. RANGOON MEMORIAL

Flying Officer RAYMOND THOMAS WOODCRAFT 148763, 248 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on 11 April 1944. RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

Korean War

Private RAYMOND MAURICE PERFECT 22463590 Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 24 July 1952. Born Attleborogh 4 July 1931. United Nations Memorial Cemetery and the National Memorial Arboretum

Also in Attleborough Cemetery

Private M P AYTON 27051, 3rd Depot, Norfolk Regiment who died age 39 on 12 November 1916. Son of James and Esther Ayton, of Attleborough.

Driver WILLIAM JOHN BEESLEY 2192, 2nd/2nd East Anglian Div., Royal Engineers who died age 38 on 17 January 1916. Son of Robert Bright Beesley and Sarah Beesley, of Wadenhoe, Northamptonshire; husband of Annie Elizabeth Beesley, of 35, North St., Oundle, Peterborough.

Private JAMES WILLIAM DAY 6700, 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars who died on 18 February 1920. Son of Mary Leveret (formerly Day), of Banham, and the late William Day.