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'UNCLE ARTHUR & THE SOMME' - an account from Joseph Mason about Arthur Rutter who was killed in action in 1917 and is *remembered with honour* on the village war memorial.

'UNCLE ARTHUR & THE SOMME' - an account from Joseph Mason about Arthur Rutter who was killed in action in 1917 and is *remembered with honour* on the village war memorial.

Stradbroke War Memorial

Stradbroke War Memorial

Video of Remembrance Day Service in Stradbroke

A video of the Last Post being played at the Stradbroke Remembrance Day Service, 2007

The War Memorial

The War Memorial. Erected in 1922 after the Great War of 1914 - 1918 - WW1

In Memory of Private Arthur Norman - WW1

In Memory of Private Arthur Norman of the 2nd Btn. Norfolk Regiment who died on 2nd May 1916.
*Remembered with Honour*

Arthur Norman was born in Stradbroke 1882 to Robert and Mary Ann Norman. The 1901 census shows that his father was a Farm Labourer. By 1911 Arthur had married Kate Larter and was now a Farm Labourer himself. Later in …

In Memory of Private William Larter - WW1

In Memory of William Larter of the 7th Btn. Northamptonshire Regiment who died on the 8th April 1918. Private Larter was the son of Charles and Matilda Larter.
*Remembered with Honour*

In Memory of Private James Mann - WW1

In memory of Private James Mann in the 9th Btn. Norfolk Regiment died on the 30th October 1918 at the age of 26years. Private Mann was the son of Mr and Mrs John Mann.
*Remembered with Honour*

In Memory of Private Frank Bernard Elvin - WW1

In Memory of Private Frank Bernard Elvin of the 1st/4th Btn. Suffolk Regiment who died on the 11th February 1917.
*Remembered with honour*

Frank Elvin was the son of Ethel and Daniel Elvin. He was born in 1897. The 1901 census return shows the family living in Queens Street with Frank's father being the village Blacksmith. The 1911 census…

In Memory of Private Charles Aldous - WW1

In Memory of Private Charles Aldous of 7th Btn. Suffolk Regiment who died on 9th August 1917 at the age of 24.

*Remembered with honour*

Private Aldous was the son of Charles and Rose Aldous and husband to Eliza nee Mutimer. He was brother to 4 siblings, one of whom pre-deceased him. He grew up in Stradbroke and on the 1911 census return the…

In Memory of Private Augustus Keeble - WW1

In Memory of Private Augustus Keeble of the 8th Btn. Norfolk Regiment who died on 22nd October 1916 at the age of 26.
*Remembered with Honour*

On 5th October 2014 students from Stradbroke High School visited Thiepval and placed a British Legion cross at the memorial in his memory.

Private Keeble was the son of Walter and Susanna Keeble. He…

In Memory of Private Arthur Clarence Rutter - WW1

In memory of Private Arthur Clarence Rutter of 13th Btn. Essex Regiment who died on the 14th March 1917. Private Rutter was the son of Lucy Rutter and the late William Rutter.

Arthur was born in 1890 and registered as Clarence Arthur Rutter. He was the brother to 18 siblings of whom one had pre-deceased him. He was the son of the village baker…

In Memory of Private Eli Holmes - WW1

In Memory of Private Eli Holmes of the 1st Btn, Suffolk Regiment who died on the 25th May 1915.
*Remembered with Honour*
Eli was born in 1891 to Henry and Elizabeth Holmes of New Street, Stradbroke. Eli had 7 siblings - 3 brothers and 4 sisters and a half sister. On the 1911 census return he is shown to be a Farm Labourer in the home of his…

In Memory of Company Serjeant Major Edward Pipe - WW1

In Memory of Company Serjeant Major Edward Pipe of the 2nd Btn. Bedfordshire Regiment who died on 25th September 1915.
*Remembered with Honour*

Edward Pipe was born in 1884 to Richard and Lucy Pipe. His father was a Farm Labourer (1891 census) and they lived on the Laxfield Road. By 1901 Edward was 17 and employed as a 'horseman' at Farm House,…

In Memory of Lance Serjeant Frank Thirkettle - WW1

In Memory of Lance Serjeant Frank Thirkettle of 7th Btn, Norfolk Regiment who died on 10th April 1917 aged 30. Lance Serjeant was the son of Henry and Janet Elizabeth Thirkettle.
*Remembered with Honour*

In Memory of Private Frederick Honeyball - WW1

In Memory of Private Frederick Honeyball of the 1st 8th Worcestershire Regment who died on the 27th August !917.
*Remembered with Honour*

On 5th October 2014 students from Stradbroke High School visited Tyne Cot Memorial and placed a British Legion cross at the memorial in his memory.

Dr Clarence Stephens Drawmer memorial report

Dr Clarence Stephens Drawmer memorial report. Although this news clip does not give a date a search in freebmd.org.uk shows Clarence Drawmer 63 registered death in the the last quarter of 1966. Hartismere.

Letter from 390th BG Memorial Air Museum re:A german plane which crashed during WW2

Letter from 390th BG Memorial Air Museum re:A german plane which crashed during WW2

A View down Queen Street

A view of Queen Street ealy 20th Century. Note the church railings - before 1922 when the war memorial was erected.

Unveiling the War Memorial 1922 - Webb Series - Series

Unveiling the War Memorial 1922 on the corner of Queen Street and Church Street. W253,W250

Village Lads

Village boys sitting in front of the Village War Memorial