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Roll Of Honour, WW1, 1914-1918

page created 8th Decembe 2004, amended/updated Friday, 01 April 2011
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note that some names and ranks may differ from those on the memorial tablet inside St. Mary's Church.
WW2 memorial (click tablet for larger view)

The Church also has a board listing all who served in WW1
WW2 memorial
(click board for larger view)

Surname First Names Service details, date killed, age, NOK, place of burial
ASPLAND Alfred 235414 Pte, 16th (Tyneside Commercials) Northumberland Fusiliers. KiA 15-12-17, age 34.Husband of Edith Aspland, Hundred Foot Bank, Welney. Formerly 203126 Norfolk Rgt.
Buffs Road Cemetery, St Jean, Belgium.
CORNWELL Sidney James 22951 Pte, A coy, 8th Norfolk Rgt. KiA 21-10-16, age 23, at Courcelette-Grandcourt road. Formerly 10th (Reserve) Norfolk Rgt. Son of James Edward & Mary Cornwell, Bells Drove, Welney.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
CROXON Charles 15734 Pte, 9th Worcestershire Rgt. DoW 17-9-15, Gallipoli. Lived Tipsend.
Pieta Military Cemetery.
DUFFIELD George 95126 Pte, 13th King's Liverpool Rgt. KiA 21-8-18. Formerly 25680 Norfolk Rgt.
Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, France.
GORDON Ernest 160333 Gnr, 156th Heavy Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. DoW 17-10-18, age 27. Son of Daniel & Sarah Gordon, Welney. Husband of Florence Gordon, Lakesend.
Terlincthun British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
GORDON George G/9856 Pte, 6th The Buffs (East Kent Rgt). KiA 7-10-16, age 32, at Guedecourt. Formerly 9th (Reserve) The Buffs. Son of S A Gordon, White House, Welney.
Bancourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
HALL Harry 6308 Pte, 1/13th London Rgt (Kensington Rifles). DoW 25-9-16, at Bouleaux Wood, Combles. Formerly 5970 25th (Reserve) 7th Middlesex. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
HARLEY Cecil 120453 Gnr, 76th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. DoW 10-7-17. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium.
JACKSON Arthur 22956 Pte, 7th Norfolk Rgt. KiA 12-10-16, at Guedecourt. Formerly 3rd (Reserve) Norfolk Rgt.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
JAKES Walter 3/8656 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Rgt. KiA 25-9-15, age 23. Lived Tipsend. Son of George & Sarah Jakes, 4 Council Houses, Coates.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, Belgium.
KENT Job Henry 233839 Gnr, D Bty, 310th Bde, Royal Artillery. 7-12-18. Son of Harry & Eliza Kent , Welney.
Premont British Cemetery, Aisne, France. (also listed at Manea)
KENT Sydney Llewellwyn 12294 Pte, 7th Suffolk Rgt. KiA 4-3-16, age 21. Son of Harry & Mary Ann Kent, March Road, Welney.
Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
KIMMONS Percy Reginald 6655 Rifleman, 1/9th London Rgt (Queen Victoria's Rifles). KiA 9-10-16, age 34, at Lesboeufs. Formerly 24487 Norfolk Rgt & 2/5th Essex Rgt. Son of Mrs Eliza Rudland, Bedford Bank, Welney. Postman in Welney.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
SCOTTING Robert G/13234 Pte, 6th Royal West Kent Rgt. KiA 17-7-17, age 34. Son of Sarah Scotting, 2 Mill Cottage, Outwell. Formerly 12th (Reserve) Royal West Kent Rgt.
Arras Memorial, France.
SEE Issac 18563 A/Cpl, 2nd Suffolk Rgt.KiA 15-6-18, age 36. Formerly 3rd (Reserve) Suffolk Rgt. Son of Mr & Mrs J See. Husband of Mary E See, New Road, Welney. Grandson of 'Turkey' Smart, the Fen skater.
Spcial Memorial, Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
SISSON Ernest 25417 Pte, 2nd Suffolk Rgt. KiA 13-11-16, at Serre. Formerly 10th (Reserve) Suffolk Rgt.
Luke Copse British Cemetery, Serre, France.
SMART George 8650 Pte, H coy, 2nd Suffolk Rgt. KiA 26-8-14, age 22, at Le Cateau. Son of William & Sarah Smart, Brampton Villa, Welney. Grandson of 'Turkey' Smart, the Fen skater.
La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine Maritime, France.
SWANN Leonard Charles 40247 Pte, 9th Norfolk Rgt. KiA 1-5-17. Formerly 3/5th Norfolk Rgt. Son of George and Jane E Swann of Happy House, Welney. Brother Roger listed below.
 Loos Memorial, France.
SWANN Roger Harold 40248 Pte, 8th Norfolk Rgt. KiA 5-3-17, age 21. Son of George and Jane E Swann of Happy House, Welney. Formerly 3/5th Norfolk Rgt.
Calais Southern Cemetery, France. Brother Leonard listed above.
WATKINSON John William 3/19497 Pte, 8th Norfolk Rgt. KiA 1-7-16, attack on Montauban.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
WILFORD Lionel Russell Lieutenant, 9th South Staffordshire Rgt. Died 8-11-1918, of influenza, at 81st General Hospital, Marseilles, France, age 26. Formerly 11th (Reserve) South Staffordshire Rgt. Only son of the Rev H H Wilford. Husband of Maude A Wilford, Welney Rectory.
Mazargues Cemetery Extension, Bouches-du-Rhone, France.
WINTERS Herbert William 23801 Pte, 7th Norfolk Rgt. KiA 12-8-16, age 20, Skyline Trench, near Thiepval. Formerly 10th (Reserve) Norfolk Rgt. Son of Jacob Winters, Wisbech Road, Welney.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Related pages on this website
St. Mary's Church history
Welney Roll of Honour WW2
Welney in Wartime
Related External websites
Roll of Honour
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