Croxton War Memorial
Photo Adrian S Pye (cc-by-sa/2.0)

The War Memorial in All Saints, Croxton is unusual as it is in the form of a triptych. It bears 18 names from WW1, all are listed below. There is no mention of WW2.

Lance Corporal DOUGLAS GEORGE BELL 15525 10th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment who died on 4 November 1917. TYNE COT CEMETERY

Private GEORGE BOUGHEN 2836, "C" Coy. 3rd/1st, Norfolk Yeomanry who died age 20 on 21 July 1916 AYLESBURY CEMETERY

Private WILLIAM HENRY CANT 10494, 1st Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers who died age 30 on 9 September 1916. Son of John Cant, of Croxton, Thetford. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private BERTIE COOPER 31112, 1st Bn. Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) who died on 27 September 1918. GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY

Private GEORGE DODSON EAGLE 15357, 3rd Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment who died age 25 on 03 April 1916. Son of Harry and Ellen Eagle, of Croxton. CROXTON (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD

Private ALFRED HENRY GATHERGOOD 27961, 8th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment who died on 31 March 1917. Son of Robert and Maria Gathergood, of Croxton, Norfolk; husband of Maria Ada Gathergood, of 28, Coalbrook Mansions, Bedford Hill, Balham, London. DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN

Captain DUNCAN CHARLES GRAHAM 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 28 April 1917. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Private WILLIAM HENRY HAINES 20813, 5th Bn., Wiltshire Regiment who died age 23 on 19 April 1919. CROXTON (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD

Private ALFRED LINGE 48455, 12th Bn., East Surrey Regiment who died age 19 on 22 October 1918. Son of Stephen Linge, of Croxton. LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

Private WILLIAM GEORGE MATTHEWS 7793, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 19 January 1917> Born Croxton. BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY

Second Lieutenant RICHARD GILBERT TREVOR MEADE Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) formerly, 14th (King's) Hussars who died age 22 on 10 October 1917. Son of Richard and Venetia Meade, of Croxton. BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY

Private PERCY ALBERT MEADOWS 7179, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 27 on 07 September 1916. Son of Mrs. Eliza Poll, of 16, Old Market St. Thetford. Born Croxton. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private ISAAC WILLIAM MOULE 15916, 1st Bn., Grenadier Guards who died age 20 on 13 March 1915. Son of George E. Moule, of 30, Bury Rd., Thetford. Born Croxton. ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY, ROCLINCOURT

Private ALFRED W NICHOLS 22868, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 23 on 26 February 1917. Son of the late Thomas Nichols, of Croxton. AMARA WAR CEMETERY

Private WILLIAM ARTHUR SPINKS 51429, 13th Bn. Royal Fusiliers who died on 11 May 1917. Son of Thomas Spinks; husband of Rose Ellen Spinks, of 6, Nether Row, Thetford, Norfolk. NUNHEAD (ALL SAINTS) CEMETERY

Private ALFRED CHESTER VINCENT 11306, 3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards who died age 24 on 15 September 1916. Son of William and Annie Vincent, of Norwich Rd., Kilverstone. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private GEORGE VINCENT 26162 7th Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment who died age 31 on 25 January 1917. Son of William and Annie Vincent; husband of May Elizabeth Vincent, of 4, Pike Lane, Thetford, Norfolk. AMARA WAR CEMETERY

Private PHILL WILLIAMS 20713, 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died at sea age 19 on 13 August 1915 when the troopship Royal Edward was sunk. Son of William Alfred and Anna Williams, of The Brickyard Cottages, Shipdham, Thetford. Born Croxton. HELLES MEMORIAL