1914 - 18

Private HERBERT C BASHAM 57809, 10th Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died on 9 March 1918. Born Whissonsett, resident Elmham. HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY
NOTE Spelt BASHAM on memorial but BASHAN in SDGW and CWGC.

Corporal JOHN ROBERT CLAXTON 41074, 2nd Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 3 May 1917. Born Brisley. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private JAMES VICTOR DAWSON 50407, 3rd Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died age 35 on 5 November 1918. BRISLEY (ST. BARTHOLOMEW) CHURCHYARD

Private BERTIE JOHN DOY 3/10195, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 18 October 1916. BRISLEY (ST. BARTHOLOMEW) CHURCHYARD

Private ELIJAH HORACE GEORGE 39671, 11th Bn., Essex Regiment who died age 37 on 26 April 1918. Son of Elijah and Mary Ann George, of Brisley Green, North Elmham. BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY No.3

Rifleman CHARLES GOULD 52021, Rifle Brigade posted, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) who died on 29 October 1918. Born and Resident Brisley. TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION

Able Seaman ERNEST GEORGE HOWLING KW/402, Hawke Bn. R.N. Div., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died age 26 on 3 June 1918. Son of Thomas and Anna Howling, of Brisley. NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY

Private MATTHEW EDWARD HOWLING 14413, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 21 on 15 September 1916. Son of Thomas and Georgianne Howling, of Gately Rd., Brisley. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Corporal ALBERT GEORGE KING 14040, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 01 August 1917. Born Brisley. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Private PERCY EDWARD KING 14726, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 22 on 26 September 1915. Son of Edward and Eliza King, of Brisley. LOOS MEMORIAL

Sergaent ALBERT JAMES MOORE 3/10069, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 36 on 23 April 1917. Son of William and Mary Jane Moore, of Brisley Green, Elmham; husband of Flora Moore, of Brisley Green. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private FREDERICK WILLIAM MOORE 19251, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 40 on 3 May 1916. Son of William and Mary Moore, of Brisley, Norfolk; husband of Ellen Moore, of Beetley. KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India.

Private BERTIE ROBERT REEVE 29551, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 25 on 6 July 1918. Son of Charles and Mary Ann Reeve, of Manor Farm, Brisley. COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY

1939 - 1945

Sergeant (Wireless Operator) GEOFFREY GREEN 628871, 70 Squadron, Royal Air Force who died age 20 on 18 November 1940. Son of Charles Henry and Laura Bertha Green, of Brisley. BELGRADE WAR CEMETERY. Also buried here are three other members of 70 Squadron who died on the same date. They are Pilot Officer (Pilot) WILLIAM GRAHAM BENNETT, Sergeant (Pilot) JOHN SAMBORNE PALMER and Sergeant (Wireless Operator) FREDERICK LAWRENCE SAVAGE.

70 Squadron

Aircraftman 1st Class ISAAC THOMAS WILLIAMSON 547930, Royal Air Force who died age 26 on 2 June 1943. Son of Harry Bishop Williamson and Daisy Adelaide Williamson, of Brisley. AMBON WAR CEMETERY, Indonesia.

Driver RONALD PERCY PHILLIPO T/264448, Royal Army Service Corps who died age 23 on 18 October 1944. Son of John and Kate Phillipo; husband of Joyce Phillipo, of Guiseley, Yorkshire. CASERTA WAR CEMETERY, Italy.
NOTE Closest match, but first name, corps and year of death match the information on the memorial.

Bleneim crashed at Brisley
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