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This Roll of Honour, researched by Ron Gibson, is derived with his permission from his own web site.

Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918

Albon, Basil William Coote, Albert Charles Lawrance, Hugh Rippin Salter, Harry Henry William Joseph
Albon, Ephraim John Death, Arthur William  Lilley, Albert Salter, William 
Allen, William Canalis Deeks, Walter   Lilley, Bertie John Sansum, George Henry
Allen, William George Drake, Robert Edward Lilly, William George Sansum, George
Ambrose, George Duce, Bert Mackinder, William Robert  Sansum, George William
Andrews, Launcelot Charles Victor   Duce, Walter March, William  Sansum, Sidney Charles
Beales, Edward James  Eady, William Thomas Martin, Arthur Sarnsum, George
Belsham, Horace  Finch, John Patrick   Martin, Frederick  Sewell, Owen Charles
Bigg, Spencer Finlay, Kenneth Neil Matthews, William Hyham Shelley, Sidney Arnold
Bigg, Walter Fitch, Herbert Edward Messenger, Charles Shinn, Richard
Bixby, William   Ford, James Middleditch, Frederick Charles Snell, Oswald
Boreham, William Charles French, Charles William  Neave, Leonard Jarvie Stanhope, James
Boulden, Frank  Goody, Walter M.C. Palmer, Austin Jarvis Stebbing, Charles William 
Braithwaite, Francis Joseph Grice, George Frederick  Parmenter, Harry Tatum, Alfred 
Braithwaite, Humphrey Layland Gridley, Bertie Perkins, Maurice Stanley Tatum, Charles  
Braithwaite, Margaret Dorothea Grimes, Archibald Edward Perry, Edward Thomas Thompson, Tom
Branwhite, Eric Reginald Hardy, Sidney  Pettitt, Harry Thompson, William M.M.
Brown, Basil James Harrison, Frank  Piper, Bert  Tolchard, Leslie Arthur
Butcher, Samuel Thomas  Honeyball, Frederick Potter, Walter John Totman, Edward John
Byford, Hubert George Howard, William Ranson, Clifford Turner, Arthur James
Cansdale, Frederick George Howard, William  Ranson, Sidney  Whent, Reginald Victor
Codling, Leonard Hurrell, Bertie Reynolds, Arthur Charles Wright, George
Coe, George Johnson, James Rising, Frederick Younger, Harry
Coe, William Charles  Last, Joseph Salisbury, Gordon Jack

 

Roll of Honour 1939 - 1945

Andrews, Ralph Boreham, Alfred Eric Howard, Arthur Thomas Ridpath, Frederick George
Barnes, Roy Haywood Codling, Thomas Edward Kemp, Donald Charles Trott, Albert Edward
Starkie-Bence, Richmond Douglas Cox, Frederick William Isaac Mott, Cyril George Douglas  Watkinson, Hugh Rowland

 

Pte. Albon, Basil William                No. 25861

10th Bn., The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt.)

Enlisted: Sudbury

Born and lived Long Melford. Son of John and Adelaide Albon, of St Catherine’s Road, Long Melford.

Died of wounds 22/4/18                             Age 19

Commemorated: Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium.  III,  E.   34.

 

L/Sgt. Albon, Ephraim John            No. 1500

1st/5th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Long Melford

Born Long Melford.

Died 1/10/15

Commemorated: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta.      B.    XVII.   2.

 

Pte. Allen, William Canalis                  No. 16217

11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 28/4/17

Commemorated: Roeux British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.  A.   48.

 

Pte. Allen, William George                 No. 12851

15th Bn., The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt.)

Enlisted: Sudbury

Born Long Melford. Son of Alfred and Sophia, of Hall Street, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 21/9/17                             Age 30

Commemorated: La Clytte Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, Belgium.  III.  A.  21.

 

Pte. Ambrose, George                   No. 1755

1st/5th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Long Melford

Born Long Melford. Son of W. I. Ambrose of High Street, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 20/9/15                             Age 23

Commemorated: Hill 60 Cemetery.Turkey.II. E. 2

 

Pte. Andrews, Launcelot Charles Victor                              No. 45052

11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Warley, Essex.

Born Long Melford. Son of Charles and Sarah of Bull Lane, Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 17/10/17                           Age 20

Commemorated: Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium.  X.  G.  11.

  

Pte. Beales, Edward James                 No. 425878

2nd/10th Bn. London Regiment (Hackney)

Enlisted: Ipswich, Suffolk

Lived Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 6/5/18

Commemorated: Longpre-Les-Corps Saints British Cemetery. Somme, France.  B.  21.

 

Cpl. Belsham, Horace                  No. 26973

2nd Garrison Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds

Born Long Melford. Son of Charles Belsham of Wells Hall, Great Cornard.

Died 8/7/15                                 Age 31

Commemorated:  Basra War Cemetery.  Iraq.  IV. G. 6.

 

A/B. Bigg, Spencer                     No. VR/5372

Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve

Son of William Bigg of Borley Place, Sudbury.

Died 10/10/18

Commemorated: Sydney (Hardwood Hill) Cemetery, Nova Scotia, Canada. 1st toward gate.

 

Lt. Bigg, Walter

8th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

Born Long Melford. Son of William and the late Mary Bigg of Long Melford

Killed in Action 27/5/18                             Age 22

Commemorated: La Ville-Aux-Bois British Cemetery, Aisne, France.  I.  J.  8.

 

Pte. Bixby, William                          No. 491862

13th Bn. London Regt. (Princess Louise’s Kensington Bn.)

Enlisted: Romford, Essex.

Lived St. James’ Park

Died of Wounds 15/4/17

Commemorated: Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery. Pas De Calais, France.  VIII.  G.  10.

 

L/Cpl. Boreham, William Charles No. 7503

7th Bn., Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 3/7/16

Commemorated: Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France.   I.   E.   29.

 

Sgt. Boulden, Frank                              No. 12150

7th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Born Felthorpe, Norfolk. Son of Frank and Beatrice of Mersea House, Church Row, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 18/10/18                           Age 20

Commemorated: Arras Road Cemetery, Roclincourt, France.   II.   P.   16.

 

Mjr. Braithwaite, Francis Joseph

2nd Bn., The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Son of Rev. F. J. Braithwaite, of Waldingfield, husband of Norah, of Kingsley, Southwold.

Killed in Action 4/11/14                             Age 42

Commemorated: Tanga Memorial Cemetery, Tanzania.

 

2nd Lt. Braithwaite, Humphrey Layland

Corps of Royal Engineers

Son of the late Rev. H. J. and Mary Braithwaite of Brook House, Long Melford

Killed in Action 10/7/16                             Age 31

Commemorated: Berks Cemetery Extension, Ploegsteert, Belgium.    E.   6.

 

Miss Braithwaite, Margaret Dorothea

Asst.  Nurse, Voluntary Aid

Died 3/3/19

No Other Information

 

Pte. Branwhite, Eric Reginald         No. 6154

1st Bn. London Regt. (Queen’s Westminster Rifles)

Enlisted: Long Melford

Born Long Melford. Son of F. W. and the late Mrs F. E. Branwhite, of Long Melford.

Killed in Action 10/9/16                             Age 21

Commemorated: Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Somme, France.    XXXI.   H.   11.

 

Pte. Brown, Basil James                   No. 28246

15th Bn. Hampshire Yeomanry

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 23/3/18

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas De Calais, France.   Bay  6.

 

L/Cpl. Butcher, Samuel Thomas  No. 43070

7th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Died of Wounds 14/10/16

Commemorated: Heilly Station Cemetery, Somme, France.  III.   C.   25.

 

Pte. Byford, Hubert George                 No. 19990

11th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds

Born Long Melford. Son of Arthur William and Sarah, of Chestnut Cottage, Hall St., Long Melford.

Killed in Action 31/5/17                             Age 19

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas De Calais, France.   Bay  4.

 

Pte. Cansdale, Frederick George No. 40456

8th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Long Melford.

Killed in Action 12/10/17

Commemorated: Cement House Cemetery, Langemarck, Belgium.   IX.   C.   13.

 

Pte. Codling, Leonard              No. 240830

1st/5th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Born Long Melford. Son of Edward Walter and Beatrice Elizabeth, of ‘The Laurels’, St. Catherines Road, Long Melford.

Died 7/7/19                                 Age 22

Commemorated: Long Melford (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

 

2nd Lt. Coe, George

1st Bn. attd. 11th Bn. Border Regiment

Son of George John and Rosa, of 2 Westgate Terrace, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 1/7/16                    Age 30

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.  Pier and Face  6  A  and  7 C.

 

Pte. Coe, William Charles               No. 26799

2nd Bn. Essex Regiment

Enlisted: Colchester, Essex.

Born Long Melford, lived Harwich. Son of the late Henry James and Ellen Mary Coe.

Killed in Action 23/10/16                           Age 25

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face  10   D.

 

Pte. Coote, Albert Charles               No. 493903

1st/13th London Regiment (Princess Louise’s Kensington Battalion)

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Sudbury, lived Long Melford. Son of James and Florence S. Prigg, of Smaley Meadow, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 4/5/17                    Age 18

Commemorated: Wancourt British Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France. Special Memorial 66

 

Pte. Death, Arthur William                No. 203147

15th Bn. Suffolk Yeomanry, Suffolk Regiment.

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Died 4/5/17

Commemorated: Savona Memorial, Italy

 

Cpl. Deeks, Walter                              No. 8755

1st Bn. Cheshire Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Born Sudbury. Son of Ellen Elizabeth Stanhope of 60 High Street, Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 20/3/16                             Age 27

Commemorated: Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1, Somme, France.  II.  E.  14.

 

Capt. Drake, Robert Edward

1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment

Born Great Wratting, Suffolk. Son of John and Ellen Louisa Drake of The Chestnuts, Long Melford

Died of Wounds 8/9/14                    Age 36

Commemorated: Bezu-Le-Guery Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France.

 

Pte. Duce, Bert                         No. 2263

5th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Died 3/9/16

Commemorated: Holy Trinity Churchyard, Long Melford.

 

Sgt. Duce, Walter                          No. 240625

1st/5th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Colchester, Essex. Original No. 2507.

Son of Mrs Emily Jane Duce, of Westgate Street, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 3/11/17                             Age 26

Commemorated: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel.          VIII.   F.   10.

 

Pte. Eady, William Thomas                  No. 5954

16th Bn. Middlesex Regiment  (Duke of Cambridge’s Own)

Enlisted Bury St Edmunds.

Born Waldingfield, lived Long Melford. Son of Thomas and Ellen Eady, of Hall Street, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 17/4/17                             Age 40

Commemorated: Monchy British Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France.   I.   F.   22.

 

Pte. Finch, John Patrick                  No. 50229

54th Div. Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf)

Son of Mr and Mrs Finch, of Southgate Street, Long Melford.

Died 7/12/18                               Age 24

Commemorated: Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.   H.   12.

 

2nd Lt. Finlay, Kenneth Neil

26th Training Squadron, Royal Air Force

Son of Florence Seely and the late George Neil Finlay, of Ye Olde House, Long Melford.

Commemorated: Liston (or Lyston) Churchyard, Essex.

 

Pte. Fitch, Herbert Edward                 No. 32164

6th Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Linton, Cambridgeshire.

Died of Wounds 13/1/18

Commemorated: Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium.   XV.   H.   22.

 

Pte. Ford, James                         No. G/80938

1st Bn. Royal Fusiliers

Died 7/6/19                                 Age 38

Commemorated: Holy Trinity Churchyard, Long Melford.

 

Pte. French, Charles William         No. 26735

7th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds

Born Long Melford. Son of Charles and Mary Ann French, of Bull Lane, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 9/8/16                    Age 32

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.   Pier and Face   1   C   and   2   A.

 

RSM Goody, Walter M.C.            No. 3/9691

M.M. Order of Leopold II. (Belgium)

7th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Long Melford.

Born Glemsford. Son of George and Elizabeth Goody; husband of Harriet Mary Goody, of Southgate Street, Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 6/4/18                    Age 32

Commemorated: Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1. Somme, France.   VI.   D.   50.

 

Pte. Grice, George Frederick         No. 27478

9th Bn. Norfolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 11/10/18

Commemorated: Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Pas De Calais, France.    Panel   4.

 

Pte. Gridley, Bertie                          No. G/60077

3rd/4th Bn. The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

Enlisted: Sudbury.

Born and lived Long Melford.

Killed in Action 5/11/17

Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Panel   14   to   17   and   162   to   162A.

 

Pte. Grimes, Archibald Edward  No. E/1165

17th Bn. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regt.)

Enlisted: Whyteleafe.

Born Hedley, lived Ipswich. Son of Frederick and Lizzie Mary Grimes, of Lodge Gates, Brettenham, Ipswich.

Killed in Action 8/7/16                    Age 22

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas De Calais, France.   Bay   3.

 

Pte. Hardy, Sidney                             No. 26293

11th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 28/4/17

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas De Calais, France.   Bay   4.

 

Pte. Harrison, Frank                            No. 242532

1st5th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury.

Born Sudbury.

Killed in Action 2/11/17

Commemorated: Gaza War Cemetery. Israel.   VIII.    G.    1.

 

Pte. Honeyball, Frederick              No. 21608

12th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Deptford, London.

Born Wickhambrook. Brother of  Mrs S. A. Woodhouse, of Park Terrace, Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 23/7/16                             Age 38

Commemorated: Philosophe British Cemetery. Pas De Calais, France.   I.   J.   38.

 

Pte. Howard, William                No. E/2200

17th Bn. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regt.)

Enlisted: Kensington, London.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 28/6/16

Commemorated: Canadian Cemetery No. 2. Pas De Calais, France.    7.    A.    14.

 

Pte. Howard, William                  No. 13248

12th Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Inf)

Enlisted:Sudbury.

Born and lived Long Melford

Died of Wounds 6/9/18

Commemorated: Rancourt Military Cemetery. Somme, France.    D.    I.

 

Pte. Hurrell, Bertie                                No. 5174

4th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Long Melford.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 25/1/17.

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Somme, France.    Pier and Face   1   C   and   2   A.

 

Pte. Johnson, James                             No. 21327

6th Bn. Queen’s Own ( Royal West Kent Regiment)

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Lived Long Melford. Son of Charles and Emma Johnson, of Bullymores Farm, Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 27/3/18                             Age 24

Commemorated: Merville Communal Cemetery Extension. Nord, France. III. C.  12.

 

Pte. Last, Joseph                        No. G/34202

11th Bn. Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge’s Own)

Enlisted: Chelmsford, Essex.

Born Long Melford. Son of Lucy and the late William Last, of 123 Springfield Road, Chelmsford.

Died of Wounds 21/11/17                           Age 25

Commemorated: Tincourt New British Cemetery. Somme, France.  II.  G.  3.  43.

 

Spr. Lawrance, Hugh Rippin         No. 43126

72nd Field Company, Royal Engineers

Enlisted: Redhill, Surrey.

Born Long Melford. Son of William Clyatt and Laura S. Lawrance, of Hall Street, Long Melford.

Died 1/9/15                                 Age 22

Commemorated: Helles Memorial.  Turkey.    Panel   23   to   25   or   325   to   328.

 

Pte. Lilley, Albert                                No. 7590

7th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 3/7/16

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Somme, France.   Pier and Face   1   C   and   2   A.

 

Rflm. Lilley, Bertie John         No. S/15765

1st Bn. Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own)

Enlisted: Whitehall, London

Born Marylebone, lived Shoreditch, London.

Killed in Action 8/8/16

Commemorated: Essex Farm Cemetery. Ieper (Ypres), Belgium.   III.   C.   13.

 

Rflm. Lilly, William George           No. 1121

1st/18th Bn. London Regt. (London Irish Rifles)

Enlisted: Chelsea, London.

Born Long Melford. Son of G. and Harriet Lilly of 22 Warsill Street, Battersea.

Killed in Action 4/10/16                             Age 31

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Somme, France.  Pier and Face   13   C.

 

Pte. Mackinder, William Robert                                        No. T/207933

2nd Bn. The Queen’s (Royal West Kent Regt.)

Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent.

Lived Canterbury, Kent.

Killed in Action 26/10/17

Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium. Panel   14   to   17   and   162   to   162A.

 

Pte. March, William                            No. 20627

7th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Long Melford. Son of Mr and Mrs H. March, of St Catherines Road, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 12/10/16                           Age 35

Commemorated: Ovillers Military Cemetery. Somme, France.    XIV.    T.    5.

 

Pte. Martin, Arthur                          No. S/42253

1st Bn. Gordon Highlanders

Enlisted: Clare, Suffolk.

Son of George Martin, of 6 Windmill Hill, Long Melford. Brother of Frederick.

Killed in Action 23/8/18                             Age 23

Commemorated: Warry Copse Cemetery. Pas De Calais, France.    A.    36.

 

Pte. Martin, Frederick            No. 229485

1st Bn. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regt.)

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Lived Poslingford. Son of  George Martin, of 6 Windmill Hill, Long Melford. Brother of Arthur.

Died 16/7/18                               Age 21

Commemorated: Holy Trinity Churchyard, Long Melford.

 

Pte. Matthews, William Hyham    No. 10130

2nd Bn. Essex Regiment

Enlisted: Halstead, Essex.

Born and lived Long Melford. Son of George and Phoebe Matthews, of Bull Lane, Long Melford.

Died 20/4/15                               Age 21

Commemorated: Berlin South-Western Cemetery. Brandenberg, Germany. XIV. A. 2.

 

Pte. Messenger, Charles           No. G/14922

1st Bn. The Queen’s (Royal West Kent Regt.)

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born and lived Long Melford.

Killed in Action 25/9/17

Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium.  Panel   14   to   17   and   162   to   162A.

 

Pte. Middleditch, Frederick Charles                                                   No. 241209

1st/5th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Died 18/8/19

Commemorated: Holy Trinity Churchyard, Long Melford.

 

Pte. Neave, Leonard Jarvie           No. 534766

1st 15th Bn. London Regiment (Prince of Wales’ Own Civil Service Rifles)

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 2/9/18

Commemorated: Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Pas De Calais, France.    Panel   10.

 

Pte. Palmer, Austin Jarvis                    No. 17409

1st Bn. Scots Guards

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born and lived Long Melford.

Killed in Action 27/9/18

Commemorated: Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery. Nord, France.   VIII.   B.   10.

 

Spr. Parmenter, Harry                No. 180137

Corps of Royal Engineers

Enlisted: Long Melford.

Born Long Melford. Son of John Duce and his wife Harriet Moss; husband of Margaret Ellen Parmenter of St Catherines Road Long Melford.

Died 21/8/17                               Age 34

Commemorated: Holy Trinity Churchyard, Long Melford.

 

L.Cpl. Perkins, Maurice Stanley  No. 78215

4th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

Husband of Emma Perkins, of 2 Ennismore Road, Stanley, Liverpool.

Died 26/11/18                              Age 29

Commemorated: Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery. Lancashire.   IX.   C.  E.  502.

 

Pte. Perry, Edward Thomas                No. 19335

Royal Army Pay Corps.

Born Long Melford. Son of Eliza Frost (formerly Perry) and the late John Thomas Perry, of Hall Street, Long Melford.

Died 3/12/18                               Age 33

Commemorated: Holy Trinity Churchyard, Long Melford.

 

Pte. Pettitt, Harry                                No. 7118

2nd Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Long Melford. Son of George and Lettia Pettitt.

Killed in Action 26/8/14                             Age 36

Commemorated: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial. Marne, France.

 

Pte. Piper, Bert                   No. PO/1170

Royal Marine Light Infantry

Died 1/4/18

Commemorated: Etaples Military Cemetery. Pas De Calais, France.  XXXII.  A.  9.

 

A.B. Potter, Walter John         No. J/43893

H.M.S. Surprise, Royal Navy

Son of Arthur Robert and Lucy Potter, of Westgate Street, Long Melford.

Died 23/12/17                              Age 21

Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial. Kent.    22.

 

Pte. Ranson, Clifford                 No. 53975

15th/17th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales’s Own)

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Born Long Melford. Son of Herbert and Emma Ranson, of 121 Eastgate Street, Bury St Edmunds.

Killed in Action 28/6/18                             Age 19

Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial. Belgium. Panel    3   and   4.

 

Pte. Ranson, Sidney                               No. 7140

2nd Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Long Melford.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 19/3/16

Commemorated: Spoilbank Cemetery. Ieper (Ypres), Belgium.    I.    D.    18.

 

Pte. Reynolds, Arthur Charles     No. 56719

17th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Long Melford. Nephew of Rose Reynolds, of Hall Street, Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 2/6/18                    Age 19

Commemorated: Bagneux British Cemetery. Somme, France.    II.    C.    25.

 

Pte. Rising, Frederick              No. 40920

12th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Long Melford.

Born Long Melford.

Died 4/12/18

Commemorated: Berlin South-Western Cemetery. Brandenburg, Germany. V. G. 8.

 

A.B. Salisbury, Gordon Jack  No. J/3924/CH

H.M.S. Greenwich, Royal Navy

Husband of Lizzie Dorothy Salisbury, of 218 Hertford Road, Lower Edmonton, London.

Died 3/10/18                               Age 27

Commemorated: Sudbury Cemetery.  RR.    217.

 

Pte. Salter, Harry Henry William Joseph                                             No. 511892

14th Bn. London Regiment (London Scottish)

Enlisted: London.

Lived Sudbury, Suffolk.

Killed in Action 7/5/17

Commemorated: Tank Cemetery. Pas De Calais, France.    C.    22.

 

Rflm. Salter, William                  No. 44805

King’s Royal Rifle Corps, attd. 13th Kensington Bn. , London Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk

Born and lived Long Melford. Son of Rosina and the late William Salter, of Little St Mary’s, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 6/11/18                             Age 19

Commemorated: Denain Communal Cemetery. Nord, France.    D.    26.

 

Pte. Sarnsum, George                 No. 15999

8th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Long Melford.

Killed in Action 27/6/16

Commemorated: Carnoy Military Cemetery. Somme, France.    F.    26.

 

Pte. Sansum, George Henry                    No. 27387

7th Bn. Royal Fusiliers

Son of Henry and Elizabeth Sansum, of The Green, Long Melford.

Died 9/2/18                                 Age 24

Commemorated: Holy Trinity Churchyard, Long Melford

 

L/Cpl. Sansum, George                   No. 8415

2nd Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Long Melford. Son of Alfred and Ellen Turner, of Westgate Street, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 20/7/15                             Age 21

Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Belgium.    Panel    21.

 

Pte. Sansum, George William  No. PW/ 6566

2nd Bn. Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge’s Own)

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Born and lived Long Melford.

Killed in Action 24/4/18

Commemorated: Pozieres Memorial. Somme, France.    Panel    60    and    61.

 

Pte. Sansum, Sidney Charles          No. 30406

9th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Enlisted Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born and lived Long Melford.

Died 29/10/18

Commemorated: Berlin South-Western Cemetery. Brandenburg, Germany.   XVIII. C.  3.

 

Cpl. Sewell, Owen Charles              No. 27407

7th Bn. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regt.)

Enlisted: Sudbury.

Born and lived Long Melford. Son of Robert Arthur and Mary Ann Sewell, of Long Melford.

Killed in Action 30/12/17                           Age 21

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Somme, France.    Pier and Face    8   C   9   A   and   16   A

 

Pte. Shelley, Sidney Arnold               No. 6595

15th Bn. London Regiment, (Prince of Wales’s Own Civil Service Rifles)

Enlisted: Long Melford.

Born Sudbury, Suffolk. Son of Aylmer and Rose Shelley, of High Street, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 7/10/16                             Age 20

Commemorated: Warlencourt British Cemetery. Pas De Calais, France.   I.   J.   37.

 

L/Cpl. Shinn, Richard             No. G/21849

23rd Bn. Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge’s Own)

Enlisted: London.

Born Needing Tye, lived Walworth, Surrey. Son ofAlfred and Harriet Shinn, of Church Row, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 29/9/18                             Age 25

Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium. Panel    113   to   115.

 

Pte. Snell, Oswald                           No. 6641

1st Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Born and lived Long Melford. Son of Frances and Sarah Snell, of St Catherines Road, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 21/4/15                             Age 41

Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Belgium.     Panel   31   and   33.

 

Pte. Stanhope, James                  No. 3/9742

8th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Bury St Edmunds.

Born Long Melford. Son of the late George and Emma Stanhope; husband of Harriet Ann Stanhope, of Hall Street, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 21/7/16                             Age 31

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Somme, France.    Pier and Face   1   C   and   2   A.

 

Dvr. Stebbing, Charles William                                                         No. T4/211968

662nd Horse Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps

Enlisted: Ballingdon.

Born and lived Long Melford. Son of George William and Rachel Stebbing, of Station Road, Long Melford.

Died 30/10/18                              Age 24

Commemorated: Terlincthun British Cemetery. Pas De Calais, France.   IX.   A.   4.

 

Pte. Tatum, Alfred                          No. G/30082

2nd Bn. The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt.)

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born and lived Long Melford.

Killed in Action 29/10/18

Commemorated: Tezze British Cemetery. Italy. Plot   4.   Row  B.   Grave   II.

 

Pte. Tatum, Charles                           No. 42502

2nd Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury.

Born Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 22/8/18

Commemorated: Bagneux British Cemetery. Somme, France.   VI.   A.   9.

 

Pte. Thompson, Tom                                No. 5438

C Company 1st Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury.

Born Glemsford, Suffolk. Son of Charles and the late Gilly Thompson, of 258 High Street, Sutton, Surrey. Elder Brother of William

Killed in Action 3/10/15                             Age 38

Commemorated: Loos Memorial.  Pas De Calais, France.    Panel   37   and   38.

 

Pte. Thompson, William M.M.    No. 139526

3rd Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born and lived Long Melford. Son of Charles and the late Gilly Thompson of 13 Golden Crescent, Hayes, Middx. Younger Brother of Tom.

Killed in Action 21/3/18                             Age 23

Commemorated: Arras Memorial. Pas De Calais, France.    Bay    10.

 

Pte. Tolchard, Leslie Arthur        No. 270707

1st Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Hitchin, Herts. lived Long Melford.

Killed in Action 23/8/18

Commemorated: Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension. Pas De Calais, France.      IV.     S.    7.

 

Pte. Totman, Edward John          No. 202129

4th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Long Melford.

Born Long Melford. Son of Edward Totman, of 2 St. Catherines Road, Long Melford.

Killed in Action 14/2/17                             Age 19

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial. Somme, France.    Pier and Face   1   C   and    2   A.

 

Pte. Turner, Arthur James                     No. 3894

3rd Bn. Coldstream Guards

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Sudbury. Son of William and Susan Turner, of Rectory Cottages, Lyston, Long Melford; husband of Jessie Emma Turner, of 15 School Street, Sudbury. Regular soldier, veteran of the South African Campaign.

Died 12/11/14                              Age 32

Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Belgium.    Panel    11.

 

Pte. Whent, Reginald Victor           No. 31488

1st/4th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Enlisted: Ipswich.

Born Long Melford.

Died of Wounds 24/9/17

Commemorated: Locre Hospice Cemetery. Heuvelland, Belgium.    III.    A.    5.

 

Pte. Wright, George                       No. G/39458

1st Bn. The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt.)

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk.

Born Cork, Eire, lived Long Melford. Son of William Wright, of Queen’s Road, Sudbury; husband of Edith Wright, of 10 Church Street, Sudbury.

Killed in Action 25/9/17                             Age 28

Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium. Panel   14   to   17   and   162   to   162A.

 

Sgt. Younger, Harry                          No. A/24251

5th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Husband of Rose Younger, of 28 Connaught Terrace, Hove. Native of Suffolk.

Died 15/8/17                               Age 41

Commemorated: Loos British Cemetery. Pas De Calais, France.    III.    C.    II.

 

 

1939 – 1945

 

 

Stkr 1st Cl. Andrews, Ralph   No. C/K 61758

H.M.S. Martin, Royal Navy

Son of Henry John and Jane Andrews.

Died 10/11/42                              Age 43

Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial. Kent.    61.    3.

 

Flt. Sgt. Barnes, Roy Haywood No. 1337287

Air Gunner,   9 Squadron,  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Son of Hubert Roy and Phyllis Barnes, of Long Melford.

Died 21/7/44                               Age 20

Commemorated: Wevelgem Communal Cemetery.  Belgium.    Grave   E.   479.

 

Sgt. Starkie-Bence, Richmond Douglas                        No. 957734

48 Squadron,  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Son of Charles Douglas Bunbury and Maithal Gertrude Starkie-Bence, of Long Melford.

Died 5/9/41                                 Age 25

Commemorated: Runnymede Memorial. Surrey. Panel    52.

 

Pte. Boreham, Alfred Eric        No. 5116823

1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment

Son of Alfred and Sarah Ann Boreham, of Long Melford.

Died 29/7/43                               Age 28

Commemorated: Catania War Cemetery. Sicily, Italy.    I.   J.   10.

 

Pte. Codling, Thomas Edward                  No. 5832534

1st Bn. Cambridgeshire Regiment (Suffolk Regt.)

Died 6/6/43                                 Age 29

Commemorated: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Thailand.    2.   M.   9.

 

Pte. Cox, Frederick William Isaac                                                        No. 5833741

5th Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Son of Mr and Mrs W. Cox.

Died 15/2/42                               Age 20

Commemorated: Kranji War Cemetery.  Singapore.    11.   B.   14.

 

LAC Howard, Arthur Thomas    No. 645529

84 Squadron,  Royal Air Force

Son of William and Sarah Maud Howard, of Long Melford.

Died 25/5/43                               Age 24

Commemorated: Ambon War Cemetery. Indonesia.    6.   C.   7.

 

LAC Kemp, Donald Charles                                                     No. FAA/FX. 86773

H.M.S. Vulture, Royal Naval Air Service

Son of Charles William and Alice Kemp, of Long Melford.

Died 23/5/44                               Age 20

Commemorated: Lee-On-Solent Memorial. Hampshire.    Bay   5.    Panel    2.

 

Pte. Mott, Cyril George Douglas                                                No. 14545245

2nd Bn. Suffolk Regiment

Son of John Burton and Elizabeth Jessie Mott, of Long Melford.

Died 15/4/44                               Age 20

Commemorated: Imphal War Cemetery. India.  6.   F.   17.

 

P.O. Ridpath, Frederick George                                        No. C/JX 140124

H.M.S. Harvester, Royal Navy

Son of George and Ada Ridpath; husband of Tressie Alice Ridpath, of Long Melford.

Died 11/3/43                               Age 25

Commemorated: Chatham Naval Memorial. Kent.    68.   1.

 

Sgt. Trott, Albert Edward             No. 959891

97 Squadron,  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Died 13/11/42

Commemorated: St John The Baptist Churchyard. Scampton, Lincolnshire.  Grave  15.

 

Cpl. Watkinson, Hugh Rowland                                                   No. 642004

119 Squadron,  Royal Air Force

Son of Mr and Mrs A. R. Watkinson, of Long Melford.

Died 15/12/42                              Age 21

Commemorated: Runnymede Memorial. Surrey. Panel    97.

 
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