MILEHAM ROLL OF HONOUR
MILEHAM ROLL OF HONOUR

1914 - 1918

Driver HAROLD BAILEY T4/041604, Army Service Corps attd. 68th Bde Field Amb., Royal Army Medical Corps who died age 21 on 31 March 1917. Son of Edward and Florence Bailey, of Fleet Farm, Terrington Marsh, King's Lynn. Born at Longham, Dereham Norfolk. SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece.
NOTE Closest match, from nearby village.

Lance Corporal SYDNEY CASON 15035, 2nd/7th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) who died age 31 on 8 December 1917. Son of James and Charlotte Cason, of Mileham. ORIVAL WOOD CEMETERY, FLESQUIERES

Private CHARLES WALTER CLAXTON 26533, 14th Bn., Hampshire Regiment who died age 24 on 30 December 1916. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Claxton, of Mileham. ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

Private ARTHUR COOPER 22884, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 18 July 1916. Born Mileham. BASRA WAR CEMETERY

Trooper WILLIAM FREDERICK DENNY 167, 1st, Household Battalion who died age 20 on 14 May 1917. Son of William Herbert and Mary Helena Denny, of Great Cressingham, Watton, Norfolk. Native of Mileham. ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

Private FRANK EUGENE DYE G/11952, 9th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment who died on 22 March 1918. Born Mileham. POZIERES MEMORIAL

Private ARTHUR GARROD 11918, 9th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment who died on 12 April 1917. Born Ipswich, enlisted Dereham. LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
NOTE Closest match

Private GEORGE RICHARD HARROLD 38361, 1st Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment who died on 30 November 1917. Son of Mr. G. B. Harrold, of The Royal Oak, Mitcham, (Mileham) Swaffham. ONTARIO CEMETERY, SAINS-LES-MARQUION
NOTE Also commemorated at Swanton Morley.

Lance Corporal TOM KEMP 20612, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died at sea age 22 on 13 August 1915 when the troopship Royal Edward was sunk. Son of John William and Sarah Ann Kemp, of Willow Grange Farm, Stanfield. HELLES MEMORIAL

Lieutenant R CECIL L MILLS 3rd Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment who died age 23 on 28 February 1919. MILEHAM (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD

Private ALBERT CARSEWELL PAYNE 30000, 7th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died age 31 on 8 August 1917. Son of James and Helen Payne, of Coggleshall, Essex; husband of Elizabeth Jane Payne, of 100, Patteson Rd., Norwich. Resident Mileham. LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

THOMAS ROBERT PEARSON

Private ROBERT RUSSELL 22889, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 20 July 1916. Born Dyestone (Syderstone?), Norfolk, enlisted East Dereham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
NOTE Closest match

Private WILLIAM ARTHUR RUSSELL G/11893, 7th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment who died age 20 on 5 July 1917. Son of Mrs. E. N. Russell, of Mileham. MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX

Private ERNEST RYE 20676, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died at sea on 13 August 1915 when the troopship Royal Edward was sunk. Born and resident Mileham. HELLES MEMORIAL

Private JOHN EDWARD WILLIAM THOMPSON 26335, 7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on 18 August 1916. Born Mileham. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private WALTER WALPOLE 30609, 7th (West. and Cumb. Yeomanry) Bn., Border Regiment who died on 4 November 1918. Born and resident Mileham. ENGLEFONTAINE BRITISH CEMETERY

Private LEONARD JOHN WARD 51253, 22nd Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died age 19 on 17 February 1917. Son of John and Rebecca Ward, of Mileham. REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT

JAMES WATSON


Not on Memorial

Private STANLEY RALPH CROWN 42778, 8th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 25 August 1918. Born Mileham. VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
NOTE Stanley Crown was born and bred in Mileham but his name does not appear on the Memorial. But his name was on the Norfolk Roll of Honour list for Tittleshall.

Extract from Norfolk Roll of Honour

1939 - 1945

Private JOAN SYBIL BURTON W/62958, Auxiliary Territorial Service who died age 17 on 11 November 1941. Daughter of Walter and Emily Sinclair Burton, of Stanfield. MILEHAM (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD



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