Griston War Memorial
Image © Adrian S Pye

Private WALTER ALDERTON 41639, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 16 June 1917. Resident Griston. COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY

Private GEORGE BRETT 4474, Yorkshire Regiment who died age 36 on 21 November 1916. Son of Benjamin and Charlotte Brett; husband of May Julia Brett, of Griston. GRISTON (SS. PETER AND PAUL) CHURCHYARD

Private WILLIAM ALFRED COE 9025, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 19 on 14 September 1914. Son of James and Hannah Coe, of West St., Mildenhall, Suffolk. Born Griston. LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL

American Memorial in Griston Churchyard

Corporal JOHN KNIGHTS 1711, 1st/4th Bn., East Lancashire Regiment who died age 24 on 10 August 1915. Son of Jabez and Sarah Ann Knights, of 53, Whittaker St., Blackburn. Resident Attleborough. HELLES MEMORIAL
NOTE Closest match.

Private WALTER QUADLING 30317, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 35 on 4 November 1917 Son of Arthur Quadling, of 86, Bury Rd., Thetford; husband of Annie M. Quadling, of Griston. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Private JOHN WALTER VOUT 23297, 13th Bn., Yorkshire Regiment who died age 34 on 30 April 1917. Son of Harry William Vout, of Caston Rd. Griston. FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH

World War Two

Lance Corporal GEORGE EDWARD BUNN 5770358 2nd Bn Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 28 on 27 May 1940. Son of Alfred Charles Bunn, and of Martha Mary Bunn, of Griston, Norfolk. DUNKIRK MEMORIAL

Private FREDERICK JOHN NEWBY 5774213 6th Bn Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 24 on 8 January 1944. Son of George and Minnie Newby, of Griston, Norfolk. CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY

Also in St Peter and St Paul Churchyard

Corporal LOUIS ALAN WALTER BILVERSTONE 1616004, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 24 on 27 November 1946. Son of Arthur and Alice Bilverstone, husband of Eleanor Brisbane Bilverstone. of Belfast Northern Ireland.

Signalman JOHN WILLIAM STURMAN A/2195, 1st Canadian Div. Sigs., Royal Canadian Corps of Signals who died age 22 on 26 October 1940. Son of Wallace George and Rosa Sturman, of London, Ontario. Canada.