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World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith 2003

Matlaske is situated between North Walsham and Aylsham.

The War Memorial is in the form of a plaque inside the church.

Photographs Copyright © Lynda Smith 2004

1914 – 1918


Walter Ernest

Private 18598. 9th Battalion,, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 18 October 1916. Born Cromer. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D


Alfred Walter

Private 302607. 8th Battalion,, Tank Corps. Formerly 275385 Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds
Saturday 30 March 1918. Age 31. Born Matlaske. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Harriet Steward, of Matlaske, Norwich; husband of Rhoda Amelia Gee, of Whinburgh, East Dereham, Norfolk. Buried: HEDAUVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Ref. H. 21.


John George

Private 41768. 10th Battalion,, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action Monday 9 April 1917. Age 25. Born Matlaske. Enlisted Nottingham. Son of James and Emma Elizabeth Hannant, of Matlaske, Aldborough, Norfolk. Buried: TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. III. J. 5.


Stanley Claude

Private 320930. 12th (Norfolk Yeomanry) Battalion,, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 24 December 1917. Born Matlaske. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Ref. C. 21.



Private 14550. 9th Battalion,, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 18 October 1916. Born Buxton, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. A. H. Parden, of Scottow. Norwich. Buried: BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. VI. L. I.


Stanley Herbert

Private G/67256. 2nd Battalion,, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Formerly 18679 29th T.R. Battn. Died of wounds Wednesday 3 April 1918. Age 19. Born Burnham. Lived Aldborough. Enlisted Cromer. Son of Walter George and Martha Rouse, of Long Rd., Colby, Norfolk. Buried: CHAUNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Ref. 5. G. 11.

29 February 2004

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