CASTLE ACRE ROLL OF HONOUR
Extract from Norfolk Roll of Honour

Private ERNEST JAMES ARCHER 32609, 7th Bn., East Surrey Regiment who died age 35 on 20 November 1917. Son of James Tertius Archer and Sarah Ann Archer, of Castleacre; husband of Ethel Elizabeth Archer, of "Olives," Shrewsbury Rd., Red Hill, Surrey. CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

Serjeant HENRY JAMES ASKEW DCM 38229, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 36 on 15 April 1918. Son of the late John and Emily Askew; husband of Mary Ann Askew, of 75, Pales Green, Castleacre. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Captain BERNARD BECK MC 3rd Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regiment) who died on 18 August 1916. FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ
NOTE Closest match.

Private JOHN BLOWERS 3/10310, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 40 on 15 September 1916. Son of Mrs. Maria Blowers; husband of Ethel Mary Blowers, of 40, Broad Meadow Common, Castleacre. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Lance Corporal ALGIER BUCKENHAM 21274, 8th Bn., Border Regiment who died on 5 July 1916. Born North Pickenham, resident Swaffham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private H T BUXTON 43881, 14th Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders who died on 8 October 1918. Born Norwich. HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match. Only H T Buxton on CWGC.

JOHN DAWES

Private GEORGE ELLIS 9194, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 5 October 1915. Born Great Hockham. BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Private JOHN WILLIAM GREEN 19115, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 27 on 15 September 1916 Son of Mrs. Rebecca Green, of I, Pales Green, Castleacre. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

LEWIS GREEN

Private ROBERT WILLIAM GREEN 11760, 2nd Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers who died age 19 on 5 February 1915. Son of Fredrick George and Amelia Elizabeth Green, of Castle Stile, Castleacre. R.E. FARM CEMETERY

Private WILLIAM JAMES GREEN 20502, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died age 21 on 6 August 1915. Son of Arthur and Harriett Green, of Newton Rd., Castle Acre. HELLES MEMORIAL

Lance Corporal EDGAR STARR GRIMES A/201098, 8th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps who died on 28 August 1917. Born Pentney, resident Swaffham. LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

Private C E HAMBLING 70031, 11th Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died age 19 on 23 August 1918. Son of Nathan and Florence L. Hambling, of Holly Tree Farm, Wendling, East Dereham. ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Private W HARRISON 23155, 7th Bn., Border Regiment who died on 16 September 1917. Resident Newton by Castle Acre. BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX

Private HERBERT HOWARD 8/21354, 8th Bn., Border Regiment who died age 31 on 28 May 1916. Son of the late William and Sarah Maria Howard. Born at Barmer, Fakenham. Resident Swaffham. ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI

Private ALAN WILLIAM HEYWOOD 31575, 20th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers who died on 21 August 1916. Husband of Sarah May Heywood of 64 Rumbold Street, Duphill, Rochdale. Born Castle Acre. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private LEWIS HUDSON 5221, 5th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 14 October 1916. Born and resident Castle Acre. BERLES POSITION MILITARY CEMETERY

Private THOMAS HUDSON 20870, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 22 November 1916. Born and resident Castle Acre. GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS

Private WILLIAM WALTER LONG 2969, 1st/5th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 19 on 6 September 1915. Son of Frederick and Charlotte Long of Stocks Green, Castle Acre. HELLES MEMORIAL

Private ARTHUR HARRY MEEK TR/LON/139882, Royal Fusiliers who died age 18 on 27 November 1918. CASTLE ACRE (ST. JAMES) CHURCHYARD

Private ERNEST WILLIAM MOBBS 17320, "D" Coy. 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 19 on 13 October 1915. Son of George and Mary Ann Mobbs, of Abbey Rd., Castle Acre. LOOS MEMORIAL

Company Serjeant Major PHILIP MOORE 4754, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 27 July 1916. Husband of Ethel Rose Anna Moore of Tottington, Thetford, Norfolk. Born Castle Acre. CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL

Lance Corporal GEORGE MOORE 18753, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 28 on 17 July 1917. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Moore, of St. James Green, Castle Acre, husband of Gertrude Moore, of Pales Green, Castle Acre. CANADIAN CEMETERY No.2, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST

Private CHARLES FREDERICK MOORE 11671, 1st Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers who died on 1 August 1915. Born and resident Castle Acre. HELLES MEMORIAL

Private WILLIAM THOMAS PEMBER L/9226, 4th Bn., Middlesex Regiment who died on 14 November 1914. LE TOURET MEMORIAL
NOTE Only W T on CWGC and not on SDGW.

Gunner ALBERT EDWARD PORTER 153728, "F" Bty. 14th Bde., Royal Horse Artillery who died age 19 on 3 May 1917. Son of James and Florence Porter, of Thouldham (Shouldham?), King's Lynn. FEUCHY BRITISH CEMETERY

Lance Corporal CYRIL JOHN SAVAGE 16748, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 27 October 1917. Born Castle Acre. HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY

Private ARTHUR JOHN SCULPHER 17521, 3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards who died age 24 on 12 April 1918. Son of Robert and Emily Sculpher, of Newton Rd., Castle Acre. PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Private HARRY SILLIS G/9303, 2nd Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment attd. 1st Bn. , East Surrey Regiment who died age 33 on 10 October 1917. Son of Mary Sillis, of 4, Church Lane, Great Massingham, and the late Robert Sillis. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Lance Corporal ALBERT EDWARD SKEET 8096, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 11 May 1916. Born Castle Acre. AMARA WAR CEMETERY

Private FREDERICK SKEET 17195, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 20 May 1916. Born Castle Acre. AMARA WAR CEMETERY

Private HENRY WILLIAM SKIPPER 16528, 2nd/5th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who died age 19 on 21 March 1918. Son of Mr. William Skipper, of Low Cottage, Castle Acre. GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY

Private ROBERT SKIPPER 20732, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 11 August 1915. Born Castle Acre. HELLES MEMORIAL

Private THOMAS SKIPPER 23112, 7th Bn, Border Regiment who died on 27 June 1916. Husband of Florence Skipper of Fuller's Yard, Castle Acre. CITADEL NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, FRICOURT

ERNEST STAPLETON

JAMES STAPLETON

CHARLES TURNER

Private GEORGE WILLIAM WARD 61409, 13th Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died age 30 on 23 April 1917. Son of Mrs. H. Mobbs, of Dyke Hills, Castle Acre. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Second Lieutenant WILLIAM DIXON WICKS 42nd Sqdn., Royal Air Force who died age 29 on 11 December 1918. Son of Frederick Wicks, of Quebec Farm, East Dereham. VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Private WILLIAM WILLGRESS 14634, 8th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died age 20 on 13 October 1915. Son of Mrs. A. E. Willgress, of Pales Green, Castle Acre. Enlisted 1914. ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

HERBERT WILLIAMSON

Also in St James Churchyard

Private ARTHUR ALFRED HARBOUR 13095695, Pioneer Corps who died age 41 on 12 March 1945. Son of Alfred and Gertrude Harbour; husband of Pansy S. Harbour, of Castle Acre.

Aircraftman 1st Class ROBERT HERBERT WILLIAM OVERMAN 1725311, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on 10 February 1944.

Corporal WILLIAM DOUGLAS PIGHTLING 861600, 2nd Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps who died age 24 on 6 March 1941. William and Florence Emma Pightling, of Castle Acre.

Corporal CHARLES ROGERS 28222, Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers) who died on 4 December 1915.



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