CARBROOKE ROLL OF HONOUR

World War One

Private HERBERT ABBEY 29639, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 23 on 17 April 1918. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Abbey, of Thompson. Born at Ovington. SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.1

Private DENNIS AINGER 139507, 75th Bn, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) who died age 24 on 1 March 1917. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Ainger, of Norwich Rd., Carbrook. Attestation paper. ZOUAVE VALLEY CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

Private ERNEST FERGUST MELBOURNE BACK 16855, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 4 September 1916. Born Carbrooke. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private FREDERICK JOHN BEETS 17613, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 21 on 1 January 1916. Son of George Phyllis Beets, of "Carbrooke," Caston Rd., Watton. LOOS MEMORIAL

CARBROOKE ROLL OF HONOUR


Private J W (WILFRED JOHN) BULLEN 320430, 12th (Norfolk Yeo.) Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 22 on 12 September 1918. Son of John and Mary Bird, of Broadmoor Farm, Carbrooke. STRAND MILITARY CEMETERY

Private ARTHUR D (DANIEL A) GREAVES F/2443, 23rd Bn., Middlesex Regiment who died age 31 on 31 July 1917. Son of Mrs. D. Greaves, of Griston, Watton; husband of Mrs. M. L. Page (formerly Greaves), of "Boscobel," Thetford Rd., Watton, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Private SYDNEY GREEN 14320, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 17 March 1916. Born Kettlestone. LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Private WILLIAM GEORGE HARROD 26230, 3rd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 19 on 15 January 1917. Son of John and Elizabeth H. Harrod, of Carbrooke. CARBROOKE (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD

Private VICTOR EDWARD JOHNSON 18609, 10th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 17 on 23 February 1915. Son of Edward and Bessie Louisa Johnson, of Carbrooke, Watton. FELIXSTOWE (WALTON) CEMETERY

Lance Corporal BERTIE LEVERIDGE 43259, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 10 October 1917. Born Carbrooke. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Lance Serjeant WALTER LEVERIDGE 7226, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 14 April 1915. Born Carbrooke. BASRA WAR CEMETERY

Private ARTHUR CECIL MURRELL G/21902, 1st Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died on 7 July 1918. Born Pirbright, Surrey, resident Bury St Edmunds. TYNE COT MEMORIAL
NOTE Closest match, name fits but no local connection.

Private GILBERT WILLIAM MURRELL 43156, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 4 September 1916. Born Carbrooke. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private ROBERT DENNIS MURRELL 43289, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 25 September 1916. Born Carbrooke. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Driver WALTER SMITH 84934, 209th Field Coy., Royal Engineers who died on 26 April 1917. Born and resident Watton. CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

Private SIDNEY SUTTON G/11919, 2nd Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment who died on 30 September 1916. Born Little Cressingham. DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
NOTE Closest match.

Private ROBERT JAMES TOLMAN 42289, 2nd/6th Bn., North Staffordshire Regiment who died on 23 April 1918. Born Cressingham. COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Germany.


Private FRED W WATSON 28174, 12th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment who died age 20 on 13 November 1916. Son of Frederick William and Harriett Arm Watson, of Manor Farm, Herringswell, Mildenhall, Suffolk. Born Cressingham, resident Watton. EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS

Private FREDERICK JOHN WILLIAMSON 114693, 35th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) who died on 25 March 1918. Born Thetford, resident Watton. POZIERES MEMORIAL

Serjeant WILLIAM ROBERT WILLIAMSON 7322, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 32 on 31 May 1918. Son of William and Clara Williamson, of Kippenash, Carbrooke. AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Lance Serjeant HERBERT WYER 5381, 3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards who died age 31 on 2 November 1914. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wyer, of Carbrooke, husband of Annie Louisa Wyer, of 217, Wandsworth Bridge Rd., Fulham, London. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

World War Two

CARBROOKE ROLL OF HONOUR

Sergeant WILLIAM KENNETH AMBROSE 1128541, 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 31 on 3 August 1943. Son of William Brittain Ambrose and Mary Jane Ambrose; nephew of Gertrude M. Saunders, of Carbrooke. ALAMEIN MEMORIAL

Sergeant ARTHUR WILLIAM FINCHAM 577642, 218 Squadron, Royal Air Force who died age 19 on 26 May 1943. Son of Arthur William and Dorothea Emma Fincham, of Carbrook. RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY Lost Bombers Report

Flight Sergeant HEDLEY ALBERT GOLDSMITH 957745, 217 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 25 on 12 February 1942. Son of Albert E. and Laura M. Goldsmith; husband of Adeline Bessie Goldsmith, of Swaffham. THE HAGUE (WESTDUIN) GENERAL CEMETERY

Sergeant ALAN DAVID JOHNSTONE 1320754, 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on 31 August 1943. SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY Lost Bombers Report

Private ROLAND LESLIE MARLER 5775903, 6th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 26 on 6 March 1942. Son of Amy Evelyn Marler; husband of Dorothy Maud Marler, of Plumstead, London. KUALA LUMPUR (CHERAS ROAD) CIVIL CEMETERY, Malaysia

Private HARRY JOSHUA RUFFLES 5780328, 7th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 31 on 8 August 1944. Son of George and Alice Ruffles; husband of Jean Ann Ruffles, of Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire. BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY



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