Extract from Norfolk Roll of Honour


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Rifleman ROBERT WILLIAM ANDERSON R/23692, 4th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps who died on 18 October 1918. Born and Resident Sporle. HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU

Private WALTER BILHAM 20939, 2nd Bn., Essex Regiment who died age 23 on 9 August 1917. Son of John and Caroline Bilham, of Sporle. MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX

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

Private ARTHUR FRANK GASKINS G/19649, 8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who died age 20 on 15 October 1918. Son of Edward and Mary Gaskins, of Sporle. VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

Trooper BENJAMIN JOHNSON 2919, 2nd Life Guards who died age 19 on 24 January 1916. Son of the late William and Fanny Johnson. Born Sporle. LOOS MEMORIAL


Private SIDNEY ALBERT LANE 41949, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died age 25 on 10 August 1917. Son of William Stephen and Clara Maria Lane, of Sporle. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


Lance Corporal DENNIS PEGG 20563, 1st Bn., Essex Regimentwho died at sea on 13 August 1915 when the troopship Royal Edward was sunk. Born Swanton Morley, resident Sporle. HELLES MEMORIAL


Gunner WILLIAM JOHN THOMPSON 90335, Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 28 February 1917. SPORLE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Lance Corporal ALBERT EDWARD TYE 3/8116, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 33 on 28 July 1916. Son of William and Jane Tye, of Sporle; husband of Ethel Tye, of Bridge End, Sporle. BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME

Private LEWIS (LOUIS) WALKER 14923, 10th Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 23 October 1917. Born and resident Sporle. DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY

Private BERTIE ALFRED WILSON 41601, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died age 20 on 14 April 1917. Son of George and Emma Wilson, of Sporle. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private GEORGE WORF 27222, 2nd Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment who died on 18 June 1917. Born Sporle. MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY