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World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Dave Edwards - 2003

This memorial is a stone plaque within the church.

To the glory of God and in memory of those of this parish who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1918


Private 1st Battalion, Norfolk Reg., died 8/1/1915, commemorated: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

BARBERVictor [Frederick]

Private 19th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, died 1/7/1916, age 17, buried: BOUZINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Somme, France. Son of Kate Amelia Barber, of Alby Hill, Aldborough, Norwich, and the late Thomas James Barber

COOPERGeorge Alfred

Private 1st Battalion, Royal Berkshire Reg., died 6/1/1915, age 21, commemorated: LE TOURET MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. Son of Charles and Ellen Cooper, of Alby Hill, Aldborough, Norfolk.


Private 2nd Battalion, Essex Reg., died 17/2/1916, age 32, buried: EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS Somme, France. Son of Samuel Clarke, of Goose Lane, Alby, Norfolk.

DAVISONWalter [Henry]

[Spelt DAVIDSON on CWGC] Pte. 1st Bt. Norfolk Reg., d 9/10/1917, age 29, commemorated: TYNE COT MEMORIAL Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Son of George and Elizabeth Davidson, of Town Houses, Calthorpe, Norwich, Norfolk. Born Alby.


Private 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Reg., died 30/11/1916, commemorated: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY Iraq.

EVEREDHenry Robert Hastings

2nd Lieutenant 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, died 1/7/1916, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France.


Private 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, died 14/11/1916, buried: ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL Somme, France.

FOXWilliam James

Private 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottingham & Derbyshire Reg), died 17/8/1917, age 19, buried: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY Pas de Calais, France. Son of James and Emma Fox, of Alby Common, Hanworth, Norwich.

GLADDISFrederick Robert

Private 16th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, died 17/3/1918, age 30, buried: ERQUINGHEM-LYS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION Nord, France. Son of Robert and Janet Gladdis; husband of Mary Millicent Gladdis, of 56, Fort Rd., Bermondsey, London.


Private . 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Reg., died 28/9/1916, age 27, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France. Son of Charles and Charlotte Middleton of Alby.

NEWSTEADNorman George

Private 7th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Reg), died 8/8/1918, age 18, commemorated: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France. Son of George and Sarah Newstead, of Alby Hill, Aldborough, Norwich.

S(E)IZELANDWalter John

Private 7th Battalion, Norfolk Reg., died 12/10/1916, commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Somme, France. Husband of Ethel Kezia Maud Witham, formerly Seizeland, nee Middleton.

SLAUGHTERJacob William

Lieutenant 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Reg), died 9/8/1918, age 23, buried: MANITOBA CEMETERY, CAIX Somme, France. Husband of Ivy Maud Slaughter, of Orchard House, Alby, Hanworth, Norfolk, England. Son of Walter Slaughter.

1939 – 1945
BEANRobert Arthur

Spr. 591 Parachute Sqn., Royal Engineers, Airborne Div., died 24/3/1945, age 23, buried: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Son of Arthur Bean, and of Lucy Bean, of Colby, Norfolk; husband of Olive May Bean, of Aldborough, Norfolk.


Sgt Fighter Pilot, R.A.F., died 23/11/1943, age 21, buried: LE PETIT LAC CEMETERY Algeria. Son of James Miller Gordon and Hertha S. Gordon, of Aldborough, Norfolk


Private 6th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Reg., died 23/3/1945, age 28, buried: YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY Japan. Son of William and Fanny Newstead, of Erpingham, Norfolk.

17 June 2003

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