BRADENHAM ROLL OF HONOUR
BRADENHAM ROLL OF HONOUR

1914 - 1918

Private ERNEST EDWARD BUCKENHAM 201440, 1st/4th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 19 April 1917. Born Whaplode, Lincs. JERUSALEM MEMORIAL

Private GEORGE BUCKENHAM 9479, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 5 November 1915. Son of George Buckenham, of East Bradenham. Born Whaplode, Lincs. LOOS MEMORIAL

Private JOHN THOMAS CATER 23183, 7th Bn., Border Regiment who died age 46 on 4 November 1916. Son of John and Annie Cater, of Threxton, Norfolk; husband of A. Grard (formerly Cater), of Sporle. Resident Bradenham. GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE

Gunner FREDERICK COOPER 235137, "D" Bty. 307th Bde., Royal Field Artillery who died age 28 on 21 March 1918. Son of Mrs. Emma Cooper, of East Bradenham. POZIERES MEMORIAL

Corporal EDWARD DACK 412337, 21st Bn., Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment) who died on 9 April 1917. Son of Thomas Dack and his wife, Saharm Toney, of Mills Rd., Watton. On attestation paper address of next of kin given as East Bradenham, Norfolk. LICHFIELD CRATER, THELUS


Private HERBERT DACK 7325, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 24 October 1915. Born Harpley, Kings Lynn. BASRA WAR CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Private ALFRED FAWKES 18524, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 6 May 1916. Born Bradenham KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India.

Private ALLEN FAWKES 13268, 7th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died on 1 July 1916. Born and resident East Bradenham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL


Bombardier JAMES E FAWKES 16166, 36th Bty. 33rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery who died age 37 on 6 November 1918. Son of John and Clara Fawkes; husband of May Fawkes, of Mill St., East Bradenham. Born at East Bradenham. EAST BRADENHAM (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Private GEORGE ALBERT PAPWORTH 49374, 13th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) who died on 17 November 1918. On the 1901 census George is the son (age 4) of George and Mary Ann Papworth of Cottages Nr. the Lord Nelson Inn, East Bradenham. LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY

Acting Bombardier WILLIAM BOUGHEN SPILMAN 105049, 191st Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 1 October 1917. Born Whinburgh, resident East Bradenham. WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, ST. JEAN-LES-YPRES

Private HERBERT THACKER 5103, 8th Bn., East Surrey Regiment who died age 25 on 17 March 1916. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Thacker, of Rackheath, Norwich; husband of Minnie Thacker, of East Bradenham. ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS

Private ROBERT JOHN WATTS 37065, 4th Bn., East Surrey Regiment who died age 18 on 13 February 1918. Son of Henry and Louisa Watts, of Church Rd., East Bradenham. EAST BRADENHAM (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Gunner JOHN R E WHEALS 109170, 121st Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died age 31 on 2 October 1917. Son of John Halford Wheals and Lena Wheals, of East Bradenham; husband of Alice L. Wheals, of Herne Bay, Kent. Formerly employed in the offices of the Crown Agents for the Colonies. Served four years with the Civil Service Rifles (Territorials). LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

Driver WALTER BARNARD T4/044899, 2nd Depot Coy., Army Service Corps who died age 24 on 21 February 1915. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Barnard, of "The Verderers," West Bradenham. GREENWICH CEMETERY

Private STEPHEN B BASHAM 25150, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 41 on 15 August 1916. Son of Samuel Basham, of West Bradenham. WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION


Private WILLIAM BROWN 15748, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 20 on 24 March 1918. Son of William and Ann Brown, of West Bradenham. POZIERES MEMORIAL

Private EDWARD COPPEN 275028, 2nd/6th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers who died on 9 October 1917. Born Thetford. TYNE COT CEMETERY
NOTE Nearest match.

Private SYDNEY ROBERT COPPEN 20666, 1st Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers who died on 28 February 1917. Born Elmham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
NOTE Nearest match.

Captain MARK HAGGARD 2nd Bn., Welsh Regiment who died age 38 on 15 September 1914 Son of Bazett Michael and Julia Diana Haggard, of Kirby Cane Hall, Kirby Cane, Bungay, Suffolk; husband of Elizabeth Shuldham (formerly Haggard), of Rheola, Neath, Glam. Born in Norfolk. Grandson of William Meybohm Rider and Ella Haggard of Bradenham Hall. Born 20 January 1876. VENDRESSE BRITISH CEMETERY

Captain RIDER LANCELOT HAGGARD No. 3 Coy., Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment) who died age 24 on 30 October 1917. Son of Major Edward Arthur Haggard and Mrs. Arthur Haggard, of 27, Bramham Gardens, South Kensington, London, England. Grandson of William Meybohm Rider and Ella Haggard of Bradenham Hall. Born 2 January 1893 at Ryde, Isle of Wight. Enlisted as Pte. in P.P.C.L.I. in Aug., 1914; gazetted to a Commission in 1915. PASSCHENDAELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
Haggard Family History


Haggard Attestation

Rifleman GEORGE STEBBINGS 6750, 1st/9th Bn., London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles) who died age 22 on 9 October 1916. Son of George and Florence Stebbings, of River Cottage, West Bradenham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private JOHN TARRANT 21251, 2nd Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died on 5 January 1917. Resident West Bradenham. BEAUMONT-HAMEL BRITISH CEMETERY

1939 - 1945

In St Mary, East Bradenham is a memorial to one WW2 victim

Private HERBERT WILFRED HOWLING 14643412, 1st Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 19 on 6 August 1944. Son of Walter Henry and Kate Howling, of East Bradenham. TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY

In St Andrew, West Bradenham is a memorial to four men who fell in WW2

Gunner ARTHUR WILLIAM BROWN 1787798, 527 Coast Regt., Royal Artillery who died age 33 on 17 May 1941. Son of Walter F. Brown and Annie C. Brown; husband of Frances E. Brown, of Hounslow West, Middlesex. Born 16 February 1908, Maids Head, West Bradenham. PARKHURST MILITARY CEMETERY

Signalman ARCHIE WILLIAM LLOYD CHARLISH 2325035, Royal Corps of Signals attd. 11th Indian Div. Sigs., Indian Signal Corps who died age 25 on 9 February 1942. Son of Walter and Agnes Elsie Charlish of Bradenham. KRANJI WAR CEMETERY

Serjeant WALTER PERCIVAL CHARLISH 1057106, 32 Field Regt., Royal Artillery who died age 31 on 16 November 1940. Son of Walter Robert and Agnes Elsie Charlish of Bradenham; husband of Florence Louisa Charlish, of Sheringham, CHICHESTER CEMETERY

Sergeant EDWARD BARTLE PALMER 743071, 105 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 27 on 9 September 1940. Son of Maurice Wheals Palmer and Ada Emma Palmer of West Bradenham; husband of Helen Adeline Palmer, of Armagh, Northern Ireland. Lost bombers entry. RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

Reference
Mid-Norfolk Family History Society (2004) The Bradenham book of remembrance : the men of East and West Bradenham who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars ISBN NL00076422 Reference only in Dereham Library



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