SHIPDHAM ROLL OF HONOUR
SHIPDHAM ROLL OF HONOUR

1914 - 18

SHIPDHAM ROLL OF HONOUR

Private ALFRED JAMES ADCOCK 28445, 6th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died age 35 on 16 November 1916. Son of James and Emma Adcock, of Chapel St., Shipdham. REDAN RIDGE CEMETERY No.1, BEAUMONT-HAMEL

Private WILLIAM ALCOCK 16605, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 26 on 19 February 1916. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alcock, of Shipdham; husband of Beatrice Alcock, of Malt House Yard, Shipdham. VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY

Gunner BERTIE WILLIAM ASHBY 876141, No. 4 Reserve Bde., Royal Field Artillery who died on 14 May 1918. SHIPDHAM CEMETERY

Private HERBERT GEORGE BAKER 3/5738, 5th Bn., Cameron Highlanders who died age 22 on 18 October 1915 Son of Walter and M. A. Baker, of The Green, Shipdham. BLAUWEPOORT FARM CEMETERY

Private STEPHEN GEORGE (HERBERT?) BALDWIN 241590, 1st/8th Bn., Middlesex Regiment who died age 25 on 9 April 1917. Son of Hannah Baldwin, of Newton Terrace, Saham Hills, Watton, and the late William Baldwin. LONDON CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-VITASSE

Corporal RICHARD ERNEST CARR 45559, 32nd Bty. 33rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery who died age 31 on 18 November 1917. Son of Alfred and Henrietta Carr; husband of Eliza Carr, of Merton Hall, nr. Thetford, Norfolk. Native of Shipdham. VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

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Private WILLIAM CHAPMAN 41999, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died age 28 on 11 August 1917. Son of Thomas and Ida Chapman, of Chapel St., Shipdham. CANADA FARM CEMETERY

Lance Corporal FRED H COE 17980, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 9 April 1917. Son of Mr. H. O. Coe, of Letton Rd., Shipdham. BUNYANS CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES

Serjeant PERCY CROSS M M 11131, 38th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) who died on 16 November 1918. Son of Mrs. E. Rump, of Station Lane, Holme Hale. ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

Ordinary Seaman WALTER EVERETT J/41770, H.M.S. "Hampshire.", Royal Navy who died age 24 on 05 June 1916. Son of Alfred and Mary Ann Garner, of North Creake, Fakenham, Norfolk. PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
NOTE Closest match.

Private HENRY GARNER 205401, 7th Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died age 21 on 8 August 1918. Son of Henry and Jane Garner, of Market St., Shipdham. BEACON CEMETERY, SAILLY-LAURETTE

Private EDWARD HAMMOND G/26047, 8th Bn., East Surrey Regiment who died on 4 April 1918. Resident of Shipdham. CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX

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Private SIDNEY HOLMAN 3/10107, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 31 on 22 October 1917. Son of Mrs. H. Holman, of Chapel Lane, Shipdham. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Private WALTER HOLMAN 20542, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died at sea age 34 on 13 August 1915 when the troopship Royal Edward was sunk. Son of Fredrick and Hannah Holman, of Letton Rd., Shipham. HELLES MEMORIAL

Private JOHN LADELL 21263, 8th Bn., Border Regiment who died on 12 August 1917. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Private ARTHUR ROBERT LAKE 241066, 1st/5th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 19 April 1917. Enlisted East Dereham. GAZA WAR CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Private ARTHUR MACRO 29278, 2nd/7th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 23 on 06 June 1918. Husband of Emily Ethel Macro, of Long St., Gt. Ellingham, Attleboro, Norfolk. HAMBURG CEMETERY

Private LEONARD MIDDLETON 18472, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 27 January 1916. Son of Elijah Middleton and Anna Sophia Rose. WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, ST. JEAN-LES-YPRES



Leonard Middleton headstone

Lance Corporal GEORGE HERBERT NEVILLE 13569, "B" Coy. 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 25 on 15 February 1915. Son of George and Emily Neville, of Shipdham. COLCHESTER CEMETERY

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Private ALBERT WALTER PESTELL 19554, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 20 on 22 October 1917. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Pestell, of Shipdham. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Private REGINALD G RICHES 240608, 1st/5th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 21 on 13 July 1917. Son of Michael and Mary Ann Riches, of Market St., Shipdham. GAZA WAR CEMETERY

Private ARTHUR CHARLES RIX 204068, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 20 on 1 December 1917. Son of Charles William and Agnes Rix, of Letton Rd., Shipdham. CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

Lance Corporal CYRIL ROBINSON 14161, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 20 on 27 July 1916. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Robinson, of High St., Shidpham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

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Private REGINALD ROWE 3/7763, 3rd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 14 March 1915. Born Shipdham. A relation of our Great War researcher Tim Larner. FELIXSTOWE (WALTON) CEMETERY

Private HARRY RUDLING 16615, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 13 October 1915. Born Shipdham. LOOS MEMORIAL

Private SYDNEY JOHN SAUNDERS 41114, 7th Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment who died age 38 on 2 July 1918. Son of Silvester and Dorothy Saunders, of Shipdham, Norfolk; husband of Mrs. V. M. Saunders, of "Wayland House," 155, Carr House Rd., Doncaster. BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT

Private ARTHUR SCASE 18676, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 36 on 4 November 1915. Husband of Sarah Ann Scase, of Market St., Shipdham. DOIRAN MEMORIAL

Private WILLIAM J SHEARING 49844, 1st/7th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regiment) who died age 33 on 29 July 1917. Son of William and Rosanna Shearing; husband of Helen Shearing, of Shipdham. Native of Garboldisham, Norfolk. VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

Private HARRY SMALLS 43338, 1st Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment who died age 20 on 15 September 1916. Son of John Smalls, of Park Farm Cottage, Shipdham. HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE

Extract from Norfolk Roll of Honour

1939 - 1945

SHIPDHAM ROLL OF HONOUR

Fusilier WALTER CHARLES DAWSON 5779818, 9th Bn., Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) who died age 30 on 9 May 1943. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Dawson, of Shipdham. MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL

Sergeant RONALD DESMOND GAME 927109, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 20 on 10 April 1941. Son of James Alfred and Olive Ida Game, of Shipdham. SHIPDHAM CEMETERY

EDWARD HARRIS

SHIPDHAM ROLL OF HONOUR

Leading Seaman LEWIS ROYAL HUGH HENSBY D/J 104742, H.M.S. Gloucester, Royal Navy who died age 35 on 8 July 1940. Son of George and Jane Hensby; husband of Frances May Hensby, of Tamerton Folliot, Devon. PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

JOHN PHILLIPS

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Private FRANK ROSE 5835581, 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died age 34 on 30 June 1942. Son of Charles E. Rose and Margaret Rose, of Shipdham. KARACHI WAR CEMETERY

Private DESMOND HOWARD WATSON 5774214, 4th Bn., Royal Norfolk Regiment who died age 23 on 15 February 1942. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Watson, of Saham Hill, Norfolk; husband of Constance Watson, of Shipham. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

Guardsman BERNARD GEORGE WILKINS 2666750, 5th Bn., Coldstream Guards who died age 19 on 19 April 1945. Son of William and Mary Wilkins, of Shipdham. BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY

Also in Shipdham Cemetery

Private ANTHONY SPILMAN 13021958, Royal Pioneer Corps who died age 27 on 8 September 1947. Son of Alfred and Ann Spilman, of Shipdham. SHIPDHAM CEMETERY

Stoker JAMES WILLIAM ETHERIDGE LT/KX 153769, H.M.S. Europa., Royal Naval Patrol Service who died age 23 on 29 June 1946. Son of George and Florence Elizabeth Etheridge, of Shipdham. SHIPDHAM CEMETERY

Shipdham and the Victoria Cross

Arthur Henry Cross VC MM (13 December 1884 - 23 November 1965) was born in Shipdham.

On the night of 3 November 1943 William Reid VC crash landed his Lancaster at Shipdham airfield after a mission that earned him the Victoria Cross.


44th Bomb Group Shipdham

44th Bomb Group Shipdham
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