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World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Lynda Smith - 2005

Postwick is a small village just east of the Norwich bypass and just south of the A47. The War memorial is in the churchyard, and is in the form of a stone cross. For more information and pictures of Postwick church please see Simon Knott’s Norfolk Church Website.

BALDERSTONE Edmund Augustus
Corporal 21328. 8th Battalion Border Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 5th July 1916. Born Lexham, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.
BARKER Stephen Clare
Private 22759. 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 15th September 1915. Born Postwick. Enlisted Norwich. Could not find on CWGC.
Private 1460. 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 20th September 1914. Aged 25. Born Norwich. Enlisted Fakenham. Son of George and Bridget Drewry, of 1, Harbour Rd., Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich. Commemorated: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.
EDWARDS William Bruce
Private 41657. "W" Company, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Formerly 5464 Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 14th April 1917. Aged 38. Born and lived Postwick. Enlisted Norwich. Son of John and Mary Anne Edwards, of Postwick. Norwich. Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
LEGGETT Cecil George
Rifleman 45201. 16th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Formerly S/303537 Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 27th October 1918. Born Harlesdon, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mrs. Holmes, of Church St., Bawburgh, Norwich. Buried: Awoingt British Cemetery, Nord, France. Ref. I. F. 18.
(The Rt. Hon.) M.C.
Neil James Archibald
Captain (The Rt. Hon.). 1st/1st Battalion Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars. Killed in action on 15th November 1917. Aged 34. Second son of 5th Earl of Rosebery (the former Prime Minister) and Countess of Rosebery; husband of Lady Victoria Primrose (now Lady Victoria Bullock), of Swynford Paddocks, Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket. Privy Councillor and Member of Parliament for Wisbech Division, Cambs. since 1910. Awarded the Military Cross. Buried: Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. Ref. D. 49.
TURNER Alfred Edward
Serjeant 16837. 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 13th October 1915. Aged 30. Born Blakeney, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Edward Clifford Turner and Anna Turner. Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.

1 May 2005

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