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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.

Arthur Rutter

Arthur Rutter - the youngest of William Rutter's children. Arthur was killed in action during WW1.

In Memory of Drummer Albert Arthur Copping - WW1

In Memory of Drummer Albert Arthur Copping. Drummer Albert Copping was in the 2nd Btn.Grenadier Guards and was killed in action on 14th-16th September 1914 at the age of 20. Drummer Albert Copping is a soldier known to God.
*Remebered with Honour*

In Memory of William James Chambers - WW2

In memory of William James Chambers who died on 23rd June 1944 at the age of 20yrs . James (as he was known) was the son of Ethel Chambers Nunn.
*Remembered with Honour*

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 Gunner Charles E Clarke - WW1

In Memory of Gunner Charles E Clarke of the 145th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 4th June 1917.

*Remembered with Honour*

Charles Ephraim Clarke was born in Stradbroke 1897 to Edgar and Caroline Clarke who lived at Chapel Cottages. Edgar was a boot maker and repairer and fathered 12 children - 3 of whom pre-deceased Charles.…

In Memory of Ernest Hawes - WW1

In Memory of Gunner Ernest Hawes of the Royal Artillery Depot Base Draft Depot who died on 14th November 1918 aged 29. Gunner Hawes was the son of Robert William and Susan Hawes and husband to Hilda.
*Remembered with Honour*
The military record of Ernest shows that he was 5ft 8inches tall, with a chest measurement of 37 inches. He lived at…

In Memory of James Edwin Nunn - WW1

In Memory of James Edwin Nunn Corporal in Royal Artillery B Bty. 72nd Bde. who died on 23rd September 1917 at the age of 27. Corporal Nunn was the son of Henry and Hannah Nunn.
*Remembered with Honour*

In Memory of Kenneth George Cowling - WW2

In Memory of Kenneth George Cowling, Private who died on Tuesday 20th October 1943 aged 23. George Cowling was the son of George and Ethel Cowling.
*Remembered with Honour.*

In Memory of Roland Walter Lines - WW2

In Memory of Roland Walter Lines Guardsman in the Grenadier Guards who died 19th May 1940 aged 20 years. Roland Lines was the son of Edgar and Ruby Lines.
*Remembered with Honour*

In Memory of Lance Corporal Donald Bucham Moore - WW2

Lance Corporal Donald Bucham Moore served in the Irish Guards and was killed in action on 7th August 1944 aged 20. Donald was the son of George Henry and Eitheria Amelia Moore of Stradbroke.