CASTON ROLL OF HONOUR

Images taken from video on Caston Village website.

Great War

Caston War Memorial

Private GEORGE WALTER ANTHONY 241773, 1st/4th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died age 26 on 26 October 1917. Son of William and Anna Marie Anthony, of Caston. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Sapper JAMES BAMBRIDGE 154428, Royal Engineers who died age 38 on 24 April 1916. Son of James and Clarissa Bambridge, of Ella House, Northacre, Caston. CASTON (HOLY CROSS) CHURCHYARD

Private HARRY CATOR 241196, 1st/5th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 19 April 1917. Born Caston. JERUSALEM MEMORIAL

Lance Corporal HERBERT COOPER 13269, 108th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) who died on 17 August 1917. Born and resident Caston. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Second Lieutenant FREDERICK CHARLES CORLEY 8th Bn., Border Regiment who died on 12 April 1918. PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Private HARRY GREEN 22404, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 1 July 1916. Born Norwich. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private RICHARD (DICK) HANNANT TF/2509, 1st/8th Bn., Middlesex Regiment who died age 43. on 25 April 1915 Husband of Agnes Gertrude Hannant, of 11, Gordon Rd., Southall, Middx. Step brother of Edgar Hannant. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Serjeant EDGAR HANNANT 6852, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 23 April 1917. Born Caston. Step brother of Dick Hannant. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private EDWARD JAMES HUNT 25697, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 29 on 14 May 1917. Son of John and Lucy Hunt, of Northrepps, Norwich; husband of Emily Lily Hunt, of Stow Bedon. NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Private JOHN HENRY LAWES 35986, 8th Bn., Gloucestershire Regiment who died on 21 October 1918. Born Cawston. Brother of Reginald who died in WW2. JEUMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Private REGINALD WALTER PARTRIDGE 51380, 16th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) who died age 32 on 20 May 1915. Son of Walter Henry and Ellen Elizabeth Partridge, of Breckles, Sandown, Isle of Wight, England. Attestation Paper. VIMY MEMORIAL

Private ALBERT E REYNOLDS 202123, 1st/5th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died age 20 on 26 October 1917. Born at Deopham. Son of Mrs. E. Hunt (formerly Reynolds), of Northacre, Caston. Brother of Robert. POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY

Private ROBERT WILLIAM REYNOLDS 622680, 8th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) who died age 23 on 2 June 1916. Son of Mrs. Eliza S. Hunt, of North Acre, Caston. Native of Deepham, Norfolk. Brother of Albert. Attestation Paper. WOODS CEMETERY

Corporal HORACE TYE 41296, 13th Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 28 April 1917. Resident Little Ellingham. Brother of Leonard. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private LEONARD ARTHUR TYE 12957, 7th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died age 21 on 3 May 1917 Brother of Mr. R. W. Tye, of 248, Ley St., Ilford, Essex. Previously wounded 1916. Born Caston. Brother of Horace. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Second World War

Caston War Memorial

Leading Aircraftman ROBERT GEOFFREY CURTIS 907672, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who was killed in a flying accident age 25 on 9 June 1945. Son of Robert Rowland and Lily Curtis, of Stow Bedon, Norfolk. Rhodesia took part in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. HARARE (PIONEER) CEMETERY, Salisbury, Rhodesia.

Gunner REGINALD JAMES LAWES 993875, 65 Field Regt., Royal Artillery who died age 32 on 22 March 1943. Son of Harry and Rosa Lawes. Brother John who died in WW1. MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL

Yeoman of Signals FREDERICK HORACE THORPE Mentioned in Despatches C/J 110249, HMS Cleopatra, Royal Navy who died age 33 on 22 March 1942. Son of Arthur George and Mildred Mary Thorpe; husband of Amelia Jane Thorpe, of Hillhead, Glasgow. Born Stow Bedon. On 22 March 1942 HMS Cleopatra was in action against the Italian Fleet in the Second Battle of Sirte. She was hit by a 6 inch shell which killed several people, including Frederick. CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

Reference
Horner, Jane (2005) Those Whom We Remember : The names, lives and families on the war memorial in Caston, Norfolk Caston Parish Council ISBN NL00077857



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