HARDINGHAM ROLL OF HONOUR
Hardingham War Memorial

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1914 - 18

Second Lieutenant FREDERICK ABEL 3rd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 31 on 30 December 1917. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Abel; husband of Louisa E. Abel, of Coston, Hardingham, Attleborough, Norfolk. Born at Hardingham. ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY Egypt

Lance Corporal JOHN THOMAS ABEL 748, 4th Bn., Machine Gun Guards who died age 22 on 27 March 1918. Son of Henry and Annie Elizabeth Abel, of "Old Bird in Hand," Hardingham. CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

These rough, wooden "Flanders Crosses" were used for battlefield burials. When, after the war, re-internment to permanent graves took place they were often returned to next-of-kin who displayed them in the parish church. Thie one was from the original grave of John Abel.

Private ARTHUR SYDNEY ADCOCK 27802, 6th Bn., Royal Dublin Fusiliers formerly (17683) , Norfolk Regiment who died age 27 on 12 October 1916. Son of Arthur Joseph and Charlotte Adcock, of Plough Lane, Hardingham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private BERTIE WILLIAM ADCOCK 9007, 1st/4th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died age 23 on 15 November 1916. Son of Arthur Joseph and Charlotte Adcock, of Plough Lane, Hardingham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private CHARLES HENRY BALAAM 200181, 1st/4th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 22 on 20 April 1917. Son of James and Mary Ann Balaam, of Harkford Rd., Hardingham. DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY Israel

Chief Stoker JOHN WESTON BROWN 143956, (RFR/CH/A/1402). HMS Formidable, Royal Navy who died on 1 January 1915. CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL

Private ALFRED JAMES CHAPLIN 18461, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 14 October 1917. Born Deopham. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private HARRY AMOS EGLE 14028, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 10 March 1917. Born Hardingham. AVELUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Private WILFRED JAMES FOX 37570, 4th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died age 20 on 30 September 1918. Son of Walter and Louisa Fox, of 70, Low St., Hardingham. SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, BOISLEUX-ST. MARC

Private ALFRED HUNT G/11689, 11th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment who died age 20 on 31 July 1917. Son of Alfred and Ellen Hunt, of 70, Montague Rd., Clarendon Park, Leicester. Born Hardingham. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Private FRANK HUNT 21685, 8th Bn., Leicestershire Regiment who died on 22 March 1918. Born Hardingham. EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY

Private ERNEST DUDLEY RISEBROOK 201229, 2nd/4th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 18 on 27 July 1917. Son of Thomas William and the late Charlotte Risebrook. Born at Hardingham. HARDINGHAM (ST. GEORGE) CHURCHYARD

Private JOHN THOMAS SCASE 20478, 10th Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 22 October 1916. Son of the late Mrs. Mary Ann Scase. Born Hardingham. Res.Attleborough. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Lieutenant GEOFFREY S WALLEY 5th Bn. attd. 2nd Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps who died age 24 on 20 August 1916. Son of the Rev. Stephen C. and Mrs. Walley, of Hardingham Rectory, Norfolk. Born at Kirkthorpe, Wakefield. DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION


Private ARTHUR WEBSDALE 30358, 1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) who died on 17 April 1918. Enlisted Norwich. LOOS MEMORIAL
NOTE Only casualty of this name found.

Serjeant ARTHUR WILLIAM WHITEHAND T3/029014, H.T., Army Service Corps who died on 3 May 1917. HARDINGHAM (ST. GEORGE) CHURCHYARD

1939 - 1945


Lieutenant WILLIAM BARTLE MARSH EDWARDS 207526, 1st Bn., Rifle Brigade who died on 26 March 1943. Son of Colonel Bartle Mordaunt Marsham Edwards and Daphne Edwards, of Hardingham. SFAX WAR CEMETERY

Driver VICTOR CHARLES GOLDSON T/7662341, 221 Comp. Coy., Royal Army Service Corps who died age 24 on 26 August 1943. Son of Charles W. and Annie Goldson, of Hardingham. ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY

Private WILLIAM ARTHUR JAMES 5774164, 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 34 on 20 June 1943. Son of Arthur and Alice A. James; husband of Rose Alice James, of Hardingham. KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY

Lance Corporal HORACE FREDERICK MANN 5769383, 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 39 on 2 August 1943. Son of James and Emma Mann, of Hardingham, Norfolk; husband of Jessie Mann, of Hardingham. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

Leading Aircraftman STANLEY CHARLES WARNES 1284402, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 31 on 17 May 1943. Son of Charles and Carrie Warnes, of Hardingham; husband of Ireen Lilian Warnes. HARDINGHAM (ST. GEORGE) CHURCHYARD

Private ERNEST HENRY WEBSDALE 5776861, 5th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 26 on 17 March 1945 Son of Ernest Harvey Websdale and Mildred Alice Websdale, of Hardingham. KRANJI WAR CEMETERY

Serjeant WILLIAM ALFRED WINCHESTER 6343870, 4th Bn., Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment who died age 24 on 15 July 1940. Son of John and Edith Elizabeth Winchester; husband of Gladys Violet Winchester, of Hardingham. MALBORK COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY

Also from Hardingham

Captain WILLIAM AUGUSTUS PORTMAN FOSTER 1st Bn., South Staffordshire Regiment who died age 27 on 11 November 1914. Son of Col. Sir William Yorke Foster, 3rd Bart., and of Lady Foster, of Ascot Lodge, Ascot, Berks. Native of Hardingham, Norfolk. Educated at Wellington College, and R.M.C., Sandhurst. NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY This cemetery is in Germany, William Foster must have been a prisoner of war.