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Necton War Memorial

Private MARTIN BELL 267080, 1st/7th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) who died on 1 July 1917. Born Necton, resident Thetford. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private GEORGE BLOWERS 32087, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 21 March 1918. Born Swaffham. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private GEORGE EDWARD BROCK 0/4735, 8th Bn., East Surrey Regiment who died age 23 on 10 November 1916. Son of Alfred and Keziah Brock, of Necton. WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Private ESBEN CLARKE 48165, 5th Bn., Yorkshire Regiment who died age 19 on 28 September 1918. Son of Henry and Harriet Clarke, of Church Walk, Necton. WORMS (HOCHHEIM HILL) CEMETERY, Germany

Private JOHN WILLIAM CLARKE 8033, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 15 April 1915. Born Necton. BASRA WAR CEMETERY

Private CHARLES COLLISON D C M 8310, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 25 on 16 October 1916. Son of Mrs. Ann Collison. Born at Necton. BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY

Private SIDNEY DAINES 4189, 1st/1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment who died age 25 on 4 September 1916. Son of George and Eliza Daines, of Necton. KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART

Private ROBERT FREDERICK EAGLE 17730, Army Veterinary Corps who died age 19 on 15 May 1917. Born Sporle. NECTON (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
Robert Eagle's name is not on the memorial.

Private FREDERICK GREEN G/1495, 2nd Bn., Middlesex Regiment who died age 42 on 1 July 1916. Son of Eliza Green, of Little Drift, Necton, and the late William Green. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private GEORGE GREEN 235152, 2nd/5th Bn., North Staffordshire Regiment who died age 22 on 16 September 1918. Son of James and Emma Green, of Necton. LE QUESNOY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Private WILLIAM HUBBARD 73203, 11th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) who died age 30 on 16 September 1917. Son of Jesse and Martha Hubbard, of Necton; husband of Ethel Dora Hubbard, of 6, Gooderstone, King's Lynn. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Corporal HERBERT HUBBARD 2447, 1st/7th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 21 on 28 June 1916 Son of George and Elizabeth Hubbard, of Cambridge Cottage, Necton. HEBUTERNE MILITARY CEMETERY


Private GERALD ERNEST MAKINS 195, 16th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F. who died age 21 on 27 April 1915. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Makins, of Necton. AIF Projest result. Attestation paper. LONE PINE MEMORIAL, Gallipoli

Captain ARTHUR HUMPHFREY MASON 1st/5th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 32 on 21 August 1915. Son of R. Harvey Mason and Jane Charlotte Mason, of Necton Hall. HELLES MEMORIAL

Necton War Memorial

Private ARTHUR MITCHELL 26195, 6th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died age 40 on 9 August 1916. Son of Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, of Chantry Lane, Necton. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Lance Corporal RALPH NELSON 40677, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 20 on 2 August 1917. Son of William and Emily Nelson, of Necton. MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX

Private HENRY WILLIAM PALMER 16049, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 13 October 1915. Born Bury St Edmunds. LOOS MEMORIAL
NOTE Closest match

Second Lieutenant RALPH STEAD 16th Bn., West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) formerly 19th Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died age 31 on 01 July 1916. Son of Arthur Charles Stead, of Necton. Enlisted, Sept 1914. SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.1

Gunner CECIL LEWIS TASH 93707, 155th Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 12 May 1917. Born Necton, resident Swaffham. BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY

Private ROBERT HOLMAN SHINN 7974, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 24 on 6 March 1916. Son of Francis R. Shinn, of East Bilney. Born at Necton. KUT WAR CEMETERY

Private ROBERT SYMONDS 13935, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 27 September 1916. Born Necton. CITADEL NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, FRICOURT

Serjeant EDWIN GEORGE WALKER 235984, 1st/8th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers who died age 28 on 21 October 1918. Son of George and Susan Walker, of Redgate Farm, Necton; husband of Ida Walker, of Hale Rd., Necton. MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT

1939 - 1945

Serjeant HORACE ARTHUR ASHMAN 13085175, Pioneer Corps who died age 37 on 27 April 1943. Son of Arthur Robert and Emily Amelia Ashman, of St. Pancras, London; husband of Annie Amelia Ashman, of St. Pancras. BASRA WAR CEMETERY
NOTE Only Sgt H Ashman found on CWGC. No Necton connection established.

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