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

Antingham is a village north of North Walsham.

1914 – 1918


Leslie Frederick St John

Major 20th Sqn., Machine Gun Corps (Cav). Died Sunday 10 November 1918. Age 25. Son of the Rev. Arthur Charles and Mrs. Ellen Augusta Davies, of 9, Bracondale, Norwich. Buried: BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY, Lebanese Republic. Ref. 291.


Walter Edward

Private 10864. 7th Battalion,, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds Saturday 2 November 1918. Born and lived Antingham. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. VI. F. 19.


George Ralph

Private 22329. 1st Battalion,, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 28 June 1917. Born Antingham. Enlisted Chelmsford, Essex. Buried: ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. II. C. 20.


Ronald Walter

Rifleman 52034. Rifle Brigade. Formerly 13573 Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Friday 26 July 1918. Age 24. Born and lived Antingham. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mrs. H. Whitwood, of The Hill, Antingham, North Walsham, Norfolk. Buried: DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Ref. XXVII. R. 4.

1939 – 1945


Eric Wilfred

Private 5775033. 5th Battalion,, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died Saturday 14 April 1945. Age 25. Buried: KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Ref. 26. C. 18.

Not on the memorial for reasons known to the memorial committee but resident in the village at one time


Eric William

Marine PO/X 2274, No. 40 Royam Marine Commando, Royal Marines. Died 19 August 1942. Aged 23. Son of William Edward Gotts, and of Gertrude Gotts, of Suffield, Norfolk previously from Antingham. Buried in DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, HAUTOT-SUR-MER, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 30.

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