War Memorial, St John the Evangelist, Rushford
Copyright Evelyn Simak

Able Seaman FRANCIS JOSEPH HAZLEWOOD R/5593, Hood Bn. R.N. Div., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died on 31 December 1917. Born 17 Dec 1886. Next-of-kin: wife May, High Brettenham (later of Golf Club, Brandon Rd) Thetford. ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT

Driver ALBERT E HUBBARD M2/147289, Army Service Corps who died on 21 October 1918 Age 26. Son of James and Alice Hubbard, of Shadwell, Thetford. ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

Private ARTHUR JAMES JOLLY 20145, 8th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on 12 October 1917 Age 23. Son of John and Ellen Jolly, of Hill Cottages, Hopton, Diss. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Private ARTHUR HENRY LEONARD 28153, 11th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly (3/7940) Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 3 May 1917 Age 20. Son of William and Ada Mary Leonard of Paddock Lodge, Bridgham. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private CHARLES MASON 1st Suffolk Regiment

Prvate JOHN OLLINGTON 13292, 9th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on 15 September 1916 Age 25. BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME

Private WILLIAM RUDLAND 28205, 6th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died on 7 August 1916. Born Ingham, Suffolk. Resident Brettenham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL


Private BERTIE EDWARD SCARFE 8423, 1st Bn., Coldstream Guards who died on 29 September 1914. Born Banham. VENDRESSE BRITISH CEMETERY

Private JAMES SCARFE 22682, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 05 August 1916. Born Old Buckenham. CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL

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Also resident Rushford but not on Memorial

Sergeant JOHN CROOK 20706, 8th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died on 17 April 1917 Age 24. Son of John and Annie Elizabeth Crook, of The Poultry Farm, Rushford, Thetford. Native of Great Snarehill. Thetford. BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY

Private GILBERT THOMAS WATSON G/8090, 7th Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died age 28 on 28 September 1916. Born and resident Rushford. Son of Fred and Annie Maria Watson, of 15, Guildhall St., Thetford. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
NOTE Gilbert Watson is on the Thetford St Peter memorial.