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Great War Roll

Bandsman ARTHUR THOMAS BETTS 7016, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 25 on 9 March 1915. Son of Thomas and Hannah Betts, of Corner Farm, South Lopham. RAMPARTS CEMETERY, LILLE GATE

Private GEORGE BOND 14983, 1st Bn., Coldstream Guards who died on 15 September 1916. Born South Lopham. GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS

Private ROBERT CORBLE 3/6211, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 11 April 1916. Born South Lopham. FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS

Gunner ARTHUR S FLATMAN 71332, 155th Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 8 February 1917. Born South Lopham. GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS

Private ALBERT GEORGE HALL 5360, 4th Bn, Northumberland Fusiliers who died on 4 December 1916. ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

Private EDWARD HALL 52509, 1st Bn., West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) who died on 19 September 1918. Born South Lopham. VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

NOTE A relation of the HALL brothers has informed us that they were incorrectly identifed on the War Memorial as HALLS. She informs us that these are the correct men.

South Lopham War Memorial

Private GEORGE EDWARD HAWES 41941, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 20 November 1917. Born and Resident South Lopham. CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

Private GODFREY CHARLES HAWES 24525, 7th Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died on 18 November 1916. Born and Resident South Lopham. STUMP ROAD CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT

Private PERCY GEORGE PRENTICE 20673, 1st Bn., Essex Regimentwho died at sea on 13 August 1915 when the troopship Royal Edward was sunk. Born and Resident South Lophaam. HELLES MEMORIAL

Private FREDERICK GEORGE SMITH 200547, 1st/4th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 20 on 19 April 1917. Son of George and Emma Rebecca Smith, of South Lopham. GAZA WAR CEMETERY

In Norfolk Roll of Honour but not on War Memorial

Extract from Norfolk Roll of Honour

Able Seaman EDWARD JOSEPH BARDWELL R/3064, Hawke Bn. R.N. Div., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died age 33 on 14 January 1918. Son of Marcus Kerr Bardwell and Elizabeth Bardwell, of South Lopham; husband of Annie Maria Bardwell, of 3, Sunnydene Rd., Purley, Surrey. ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT

Private GEORGE BARDWELL 17823, 9th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died age 30 on 16 September 1916. Son of Mrs. Keziah Bardwell, of Wilby, Diss. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private SIDNEY C. WALLIS 21288, 8th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died age 24 on 26 September 1915. Husband of Florence Barbara Baxter (formerly Wallis), of Black Cottages, Redgrave, Diss. Born South Lopham. LOOS MEMORIAL

World War Two Roll

Sergeant JOHN JOSEPH CORBETT 1321331, 115 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 20 on 18 August 1943. Son of Florence Ellen Corbett and stepson of Richard Alfred Thurston, of South Lopham. Lost bombers report. RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

Private LEONARD JOSEPH CORBETT 14648488, 1st Bn., The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) who died age 23 on 31 March 1944. Son of Richard and Florence Thurston, of South Lopham. NAPLES WAR CEMETERY

Crook, Albert (1999) The Lophams Wartime Memories