A List of Remembrance

We Will Remember Them

Below is a list of those who died in the Great War of 1914-1918 from the Parish of Eaton.
The list has been compiled by the Reverend Colin Way from names on the Eaton War Memorial in Newmarket Road and the Eaton Roll of Honour, together with one or two added later by relatives.

Please email further information, amendments and corrections to the Reverend Colin Way Email

Names in italics denote brothers who have died.

Photographs: where photographs are available from Picture Norfolk a link is given which will open in a new window. Please abide by the copyright restrictions.


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Surname Christian name Died Where died Service/ Regiment Age Rank Grave Notes
Day Month Year
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AinsworthJohn Edward2341917Vimy RidgeNorfolk24PrivateVimyAwarded Military Medal
AlexanderJohn Ewart1441916EnglandNorfolk202nd LtWatton 
AmiesSidney2441918SommeLanc Fusiliers19L/CorpBouzincourt 
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BennWalter Horace281917MonchyNorfolk262nd LtMonchyNot on War Memorial
Photo available
BoltonHarry Walter1411918FlandersRoyal Field Art33GunnerManancourt 
BroomWilliam George2841917Vimy RidgeMiddlesex 29PrivateArrasMore information + letter + Photo available
BurtonArnold Morley1101916Vimy RidgeCanadian Infantry21PrivateVimyAttestation papers available
Burton (DSO)Gerard W12101915GorreGarhwal rifles36MajorGorreNorfolk Reg to Indian Army in 1900 - Photo available
BushReginald Lancelot871916SommeRoyal Irish Rifles21RiflemanPozieresPhoto available
ButtifantAlfred Ernest18101916ThiepvalBedfordshire37PrivateThiepval 
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CalverGeorge Frederick1391916GinchySuffolk?PrivateThiepval 
CarterRussell Frederick1471918SucrerieKings Royal Rifle18RiflemanSucrerie 
ChamberlainClement161918AireRoyal Field Art35GunnerAire 
ClareArthur Brighton2861915BailleulRifle Brigade17RiflemanBailleul 
ClaxtonLeonard Walter561917ArrasNorthumberland21PrivateArras 
CodlingAlfred 21101916SommeNorfolk25PrivateGrandcourtPhoto available
ColbyRalph Herbert1981918OuttersteeneNorfolk24L/CorpOuttersteene 
CollerBernard Tarrant2691916ArrasRoyal Flying Corp22Flight LtArras Photo 1 available + Photo 2 available+ letter (Bradfield College + Oxford)
CollerCharles Mervyn2131918ArrasNorfolk22CaptainArrasMemorial to Coller brothers in Norwich Cathedral
CookeThomas Purdy2651915GallipoliNew Zealand Eng.31SapperLone PineDied of wounds after evacuation of Gallipoli
CooteFrederick831917ThiepvalEssex24PrivateThiepval 
CrossWilliam Larkin1671917ArrasNorfolk31PrivateArras 
CunnellDonald C1271917BailleulHampshire23Flying OfficerBailleulCredited as being 'an ace pilot' with 9 kills
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DanielsCecil William4111918Died of wounds Notts & Derby252nd LtNorwichOne of the Daniels family of 'Daniels Road'
DenmarkArthur Edwin1491914France Norfolk32PrivateChaunyNot on War Memorial
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EdwardsEdward Victor751918Died of wounds Norfolk25SergeantKeswickDied of his wounds in England
EdwardsJames Benjamin841918Died of wounds Suffolk21PrivateKeswickDied of his wounds in Southwark Military Hospital
ElvinWilliam James31101916ThiepvalNorfolk32L/CorpThiepval 
EmmsStanley Edward371917DranoutreService Corps27PrivateDranoutre 
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FairheadFrederick George861917Tilloy Les MofflainesRoyal Field Art27BombardierBunyansLetter to his parents from a friend
FaulknerErnest2531916AbadanRoyal Navy34Able SeamanChathamHMS Alert - drowned
FearEdgar Leslie Brisdon1141918MesopotamiaSomerset 192nd LtJerusalemPhoto available Long letter about the battle he died in
FlanaganJames Leonard861917SternwerckRoyal Field Art19GunnerTrois Arbres 
FosterGeorge341918BienvilleRoyal Field Art20GunnerBienville 
FosterHerbert Clement4111916 FranceLincolnshire25PrivateRouen 
FulcherWilliam George2911917PalestineNorthampton19PrivateNoeux les MnesPhoto available
FullerSydney Charles1991917MonchyNorfolk26PrivateMonchyPhoto available
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GallpenDouglas James13101915LoosNorfolk26CorporalLoosPhoto available
GarnerJohn William Alfred1591916SommeNorfolk21PrivateThiepval 
GayfordAlbert Edward28101915LijssenthoekNorfolk17PrivateLijssenthoek 
GilbertEdward Burton2131918LebucquiereRoyal Fusiliers202nd LtLebucquiere 
GoodchildEdward Lionel2841916SommeNorfolk23PrivateCorbie 
GoslingErnest Alfred1061918FranceRoyal Field Art21GunnerSt Pol-sur-Ternoise 
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HamptonGeorge Kenneth1681915GallipoliNorfolk21LieutenantAzmak Suvla 
HarmanRobert George26101917PasschendaleSouth Staffs19PrivateTyne Cot 
HindleyJohn28101915YpresNorfolk20L/Corp YpresPhoto available
HingleNorman Stanley18101917GodewaersveldeRoyal Garrison Art24GunnerGodewaersveldePhoto available Died of gas poisoning
HinglePercy Frederick4101918Ypres/CourtraiRoyal Fusiliers28PrivateDadizeelePhoto available
HowellJohn William1221916EnglandNorfolk25PrivateEatonDied of his wounds in England
HowellRussell Coker1241918Warloy-BaillonRoyal West Kent19PrivatePoziere 
HuffamLawrence1581916Warloy-BaillonAustralian Infantry24PrivateWarloy-Baillon 
HusseyConrad William2241917St Laurent- BlangyRoyal Garrison Art29GunnerHervin FarmPhoto available
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JenksGeorge Vale10111918CambraiRoyal Field Art36CorporalCambraiDied of pneumonia following influenza
JohnsonCharles Herbert5101916ThiepvalNorfolk24L/CorpThiepvalPhoto available
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KeefeCecil Henderson521918LincolnshireNorfok/RAF25Flying OfficerEatonPhoto available Killed in a flying accident
KentArchibald2121917CambraiNorfolk?PrivateCambrai 
KirbyKenneth Cameron1891918EpehyNorfolk22LieutenantEpehy Wood 
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LaingGeorge Lewis2481914ElougesNorfolk26CorporalLa Ferte S-Jouarre Photo available
LeggettVictor John1541917ArrasYorkshire19CorporalWarlincourt Halte 
LeverettArthur 17121917EtricourtNorth Lancs27PrivateManancourt 
LovedayHorace Henry3171917PilkemNorfolk19SergeantYpres Menin Gate 
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MidforthJohn Brian1021917HohenzollernBedfordshire31PrivateVermelles 
MorganWilliam Vanstone1941917Gaza PalestineNorfolk27CaptainJerusalemPhoto available
MorseGerald E.31101917BethuneRoyal Flying Corp212nd LtBethunePhoto available
MortimerRussell21101916SommeNorfolk19PrivateThiepval 
MowerWilliam Harry971918ChathamRoyal Navy33Sick Birth AttNorwichFlu pandemic in Chatham Barracks
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NobleCharles1291918Bac-Du-SudR A M C23PrivateBailleulvalPhoto available
NormanReginald Charles21101916ThiepvalNorfolk22L/CorpThiepval 
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PalmerSidney William571916FromeliesGloucestershire19SergeantLoosOriginally joined the Norfolk Reg
ParkerArthur Burgess1381915GallipoliEssexCorporalHellesLost at sea
PartridgeRobert Charles891914MarneDragoon Guards33CaptainSablonnieresSandhurst Officer entry
PattesonReginald Charles18121917EtablesNorfolk19SignallerEtablesPhoto available Signaller
PeacockFrederick Arthur781917PasschendaleRoyal Garrison Art34GunnerVlamertinghePhoto available
PearceCecil John17111916SommeNorfolk20PrivateThiepvalPhoto available
PilchWilliam Fuller391916ThiepvalWarwickshire36SergeantThiepvalPhoto available
PondHerbert Horace1941917PalestineNorfolk21PrivateJerusalemNot on War Memorial
PorrettPercy James9101916ThiepvalRoyal West Surrey31PrivateThiepvalPhoto available
PorterAlec James1941917Gaza PalestineNorfolk222nd LtJerusalem Photo available
PotterErnest George7101918Kul-el-AmaraRifle Brigade45SergeantBaghdad 
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RandallArthur491916GuillemontNorfolk30 ?PrivateThiepval 
ReadClare Moore 1971918MazingarbeMachine gun unit252nd LtMazingarbe 
RivettRoland (Ronald) Edward2581918YpresRoyal Fusiliers17PrivateDouchy  
RobinsonFrederick Carter13111916SerreGordon Highlanders28PrivatePuisieuxPhoto available
RowLeslie Joseph461916ArrasNorfolk232nd LtArrasPhoto available
RumpChristopher Thomas18121914PloegesteertRoyal West Surrey PrivatePloegesteert 
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SampsonAlfred James1121917PalestineRoyal Flying Corp33SergeantGazaPhoto available
SavoryJohn William Alfred2841918AbbevilleNorthamptonshire24PrivateAbbeville 
SayerLewis491916SommeNorfolk22PrivateThiepvalPhoto available
SennittClaude Cushing2341917GavrelleRNVR25Sub LtAubignyPhoto available
ShearingWilliam Herbert4101918BangaloreNorfolk28PrivateMadras 
SheenSydney (William) Charles1271917France ?RAMC21PrivateCanada Farm 
SkouldingWilliam Charles2641917ArrasScot Cameronians23L/CorpArrasPhoto available Awarded MM
SmithDonald Claude13101915LoosSuffolk302nd LtLoosPhoto available
SpicerRonald Murray3151916?E. Riding Yeomanry192nd LtRosary Norwich Photo available
StonePercival James171916SommeNorfolk21L/CorpThiepval 
StoneWilliam1881918BelgiumNorfolk332nd LtMorbecqye Military Medal
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ThompsonCyprian Alfred841917Mont St EloiRoyal Canadian Reg22LieutenantEcouvres 
TillyardSydney Joseph231916VermellesMachine gun unit342nd LtVermelles 
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UptonWilliam Edwin531916?Sherwood Foresters51LieutenantNorwich 
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WainwrightSamuel Stewart1231917MiramountNorfolk27LieutenantGrandcourtMemorial in Christchurch choir stalls
WalkerSamuel Reid2741915BailleulRoyal Scots Unit22PrivateBailleulPhoto available
WestEdward Lynn181916SommeNorfolk33CaptainThiepvalPhoto available
WhiteAlexander Willoughby491916SommeNorfolk25PrivateThiepvalPhoto available
WilkinsonEric Spencer14111916FranceNorthumberland Fus.?PrivateWarlencourt 
WoodrowWalter George15121917PalestineNorfolk22L/CorpRamlehPhoto available
WoodsMark1941918FranceSuffolk37PrivateErquinghem-Lys  
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YoungmanFrank Sutton?31918EnglandRoyal Yorks44PrivateEnglandDied in Brighton - Father of George - not on War Memorial
YoungmanGeorge William561918FouquereulRoyal Fusiliers20PrivateFouquereulAlso on Attleborough Memorial - son of Frank Youngman
YullNorman Aubrey12111916SommeNorthumberland Fus.21PrivateThiepvalLetter available from relative