Kenninghall War Memorials

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Great War

Private STANLEY BARRETT 3/10813, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 31 on 11 August 1917. Husband of Edith Maria Bocking (formerly Barrett), of 47, Market Hill, Maldon, Essex. Born Kenninghall. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Private WILLIAM ARTHUR BILHAM 14383, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 28 on 20 November 1917. Son of John and Sarah Jane Bilham, of The Market Place, Kenninghall. RIBECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

Private FREDERICK BURROWS 20092, 5th Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry who died age 25 on 25 September 1915. Son of Selina Holman (formerly Burrows), of East Church St., Kenninghall, and the late Thomas Burrows. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Private ERNEST WILLIAM BUSH 14305, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 20 November 1917. Born Tivetshall. FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH

Private WILLIAM JOHN CLAXTON 16901, 3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards who died on 15 September 1916. Born and resident Kenninghall. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Rifleman L CUNNINGHAM 701967, 23rd Bn., London Regiment who died on 13 December 1917. JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel

Private S DAVISON 20551, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died at sea on 13 August 1915 when the troopship Royal Edward was sunk. Resident Kenninghall. HELLES MEMORIAL

Private WILLIAM ALFRED FENN G/48667, 2nd/10th Bn., Middlesex Regiment who died age 42 on 3 November 1917. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Fenn; husband of Ethel May Fenn, of 78, Diana Rd., Walthamstow, London. Born Kenninghall. JERUSALEM MEMORIAL

Private EDWARD FRANCIS 3/10058, 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. KIA France & Flanders 15 September 1916. Born Quidenham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

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Pip, Squeak and Wilfred awarded to Edward Francis

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Private G FRANCIS G/18298, 11th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who died on 27 October 1916. Born Quidenham. WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

Bombardier JAMES THOMAS FULCHER 74430, "A" Bty. 124th Bde., Royal Field Artillery who died age 24 on 24 April 1917. Son of Mr. T. Fulcher, of Whitegate Farm, Ludham, Great Yarmouth, and the late Mrs. T. Fulcher. Resident Kenninghall. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private GEORGE WILLIAM MITSON PLY/316S, HMS Indefatigable, Royal Marine Light Infantry who died age 30 on 31 May 1916. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Mitson, of Lopham Rd., Kenninghall. PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL


Private JOHN WARD 18263, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 12 October 1916. Born East Dereham. GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match. No Kenninghall connection established.

Private CECIL JOHN WELLS 16869, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 13 October 1915. LOOS MEMORIAL

Gunner FREDERICK WILLIAM WELLS 19895, 111th Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died age 30 on 20 June 1917. Son of Frederick William and 0. E. Wells, of East Church St., Kenninghall. VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE No.3

Corporal H J WILLIAMS 5171, 12th (Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers who died on 15 April 1917. Resident Kenninghall. DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN

Private WILLIAM THOMAS WILSON 25666, 3rd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 30 December 1917. Died at sea possibly when HT "Osmanieh" was struck by a mine entering the port of Alexandria, with the loss of 76 officers and men. CHATBY MEMORIAL

Private HENRY JOHN WITHAM 30320, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 11 August 1917. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

World War Two

Stoker 1st Class SYDNEY GEORGE CUNNINGHAM C/KX 85783, HMS Grenade, Royal Navy who died age 24 on 30 May 1940. Son of Sydney R. Cunningham and Dora Cunningham, of Kenninghall. KENNINGHALL (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Gunner ALBERT COLLINGS 1591862, 10 Maritime Regt., Royal Artillery who died age 29 on 29 June 1944. PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Aircraftman 2nd Class STANLEY CLIFTON ST SWITHIN ROLFE 539361, 912 Balloon Sqdn., Royal Air Force who died age 22 on 16 November 1939. Son of Clifton G. Rolfe and May Rolfe, of Kenninghall. KENNINGHALL (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Private EDWARD HENRY RINGER 5776248, 6th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died on 18 February 1941. KENNINGHALL (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Private GEORGE HAROLD TAYLOR 5773341, 1/6th. Bn., The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) who died age 25 on 16 June 1944. Son of Harry and Beatrice Taylor, of Kenninghall. BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY

Private ERNEST TRUDGILL 5773716, Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 26 on 7 March 1946. Son of Edward and Minnie Trudgill, of Kenninghall. His brother Ronald also died on service. KENNINGHALL (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Leading Aircraftman RONALD TRUDGILL 1335257, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 20 on 26 January 1945. Son of Edward and Minnie Trudgill, of Kenninghall, Norfolk. His brother Ernest also died on service. NICOSIA WAR CEMETERY



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