War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2017
are two memorials plaques within the parish church at Cantley, Broadland,
Norfolk. The first is for World War 1 and takes the form of a white
ornate marble plaque and a darker marble backing and lists 10 names.
The second is for World War 2 is of white stone and lists two names.
Copyright © Michael Peck 2017
TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery.
Augustus Charles Herman Sillem. Second Lieutenant. A Battery, 52nd
Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action Delville Wood 18th
July 1916, aged 27 years. Son of Herman Walter and Lucy Katherine
Joyce Sillem. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1A and
[Note: birth not found, not found on census] See also Charterhouse
School, Godalming, Surrey
Royal Naval Reserve.
Distinguished Service Cross.
Ernest Robert Browne. Skipper, Royal Naval Reserve. HM Drifter ‘Cromoma’.
Died 7th April 1919. Son of George and Elizabeth Browne. Husband
of Harriet Browne (nee Postle) of ‘Inglehurst’, Church Road, Cantley,
Norfolk. Born 13th May 1884 Cantley, Norfolk. Awarded Distinguished
Service Cross for attack on enemy submarine by HM Drifter ‘Simlax’
5th May 1918. Commemorated Cantley (St Margaret) Churchyard.
Corporal 32924. 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action
30th November 1917, aged 25 years. Son of Herbert and Matilda Brinded
of Railway Cottages, Cantley, Norfolk. Husband of Daisy Brinded
(nee Woods and now wife of Frederick J Dingle) of Pack Lane, Strumpshaw,
Norfolk. Born Cantley, enlisted Norwich and resident Cantley, Norfolk.
Commemorated Cambrai Memorial. Panel 3 and 4.
Royal Field Artillery.
Samuel George Jones. Bombardier 147791. B Battery, 95th Brigade,
Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 6th October 1917. Son of
Samuel and Ann Jones of Lingwood, Norfolk. Husband of Mary Ann Jones
(nee Burton) of Cantley, Norfolk. Born 1881 Cantley (as SDGW, born
Lingwood on census) and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated
The Huts Cemetery. X.B.12.
Durham Light Infantry.
Arthur Charles William Woodhouse. Private 302058. 8th Battalion,
Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 17th April 1917. Son of William
Woodhouse of Cantley, Norfolk (as CWGC, parentage unproven). Husband
of Gertrude Woodhouse (nee Knott) of 15 Albert Hall Mansions, South
Kensington, LND. Born 1885 Lingwood, Norfolk and enlisted Fulham,
LND. Commemorated Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery. VII.J.2.
Machine Gun Corps.
Harry Robert Golden. Private 104148. 248th Company, Machine Gun
Corps (Infantry), formerly 45249 Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds
19th January 1918. Son of Walter W and Maria Golden of ‘The Cock’,
Cantley, Norfolk. Born 1898 Sprixworth, enlisted Norwich and resident
Cantley, Norfolk. Commemorated Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. VIII.I.152.
Private 4562. 4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds Gallipoli
16th November 1915. Son of James and Maria Futter of Burnt House
Cottages, Cantley, Norfolk. Born 1887 Cantley and enlisted 25th
May 1915 Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Ariburnu Cemetery. F.20.
Private 18874. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action
12th October 1916. Son of (the late) George and Frances Elizabeth
Abel. Born 1893 Cantley (as SDGW, born Beighton on census) and enlisted
Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face
1C and 1D.
Private 22687. 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died Mesopotamia
17th July 1916. Grandson of Robert and Dinah Turner of Cantley,
Norfolk (parentage unproven). Born 1893 Cantley and enlisted Norwich,
Norfolk. Commemorated Basra War Cemetery. V.V.15.
Sidney George Turner. Private 16890. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment.
Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Robert and
Dinah Turner (nee Webb) of Cantley, Norfolk. Born 10th April 1893
Cantley and enlisted 26th November 1914 Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated
Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 1D.
Jack Monsey. Sergeant 1461429, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
18 Squadron. Died 18th July 1944, aged 23 years. Son of Frederick
Charles and Nellie Mabel Monsey of Cantley, Norfolk. Commemorated
Bolsena War Cemetery. I.G.15.
James Farrow. Private 5780216. 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment.
Son of John Alfred and Florence Mary Farrow of Reedham, Norfolk
(as 1911). Husband of Nellie M Farrow (nee Ward) of Cantley, Norfolk.
Born 1912. Commemorated Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. 9.A.10.
WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE WORLD WAR
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