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Joe Thompson

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Joe, this is Sidney Bunn from the list as published in the Lowestoft Journal 16th October 1915. Bunn is fifth man from the left in the top row of photographs. I attach the full page as well as a screen shot.

 

 

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Lowestoft Journal 16 October 1915.pdf

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Joe ,

You already have the ones I’ve added to my Flickr account. https://www.flickr.com/photos/43688219@N00/albums/72157611949271367

Just had a quick run through of the men I have pictures for and here’s a list of the ones I have waiting patiently in the hopper for me to find time to research where the associated caption either references Lowestoft, Kirkley or Oulton Broad. This is more a heads up that the pictures exist and that you may want to check out local newspapers for the relevant periods rather than wait for me.

Like I’m say I’ve not researched them as yet so don’t know if any of those whose pictures were printed because they were serving \ were wounded \ taking prisoner or missing \ recived medals etc subsequently died. And of course I have a whole heap of pictures where no location is stated and so a Lowestoft connection may subsequently come to light.

The image source quality is highly variable, hence rather a lot of “?” where I can’t be sure of specific words.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 1st August 1914.

A BISLEY WINNER

Sergeant A.L.Tuttle (Loyal Suffolk Hussars) of Lowestoft and the Yeomanry Cup he won at Bisley. The cup bears the inscription – “Middlesex Imperial Yeomanry – Challenge Cup – Presented to the National Rifle Association by the Officers of the Middlesex Imperial Yeomanry – 1906”

Eastern Evening News, Friday 11th September 1914.

ON THE PATHFINDER.  In the crew of H.M.S. Pathfinder which was sunk on Saturday last off the East Coast, was a Lowestoft man, M.C.B. Herring, of Hedley House, Beaconsfield Road. The deceased, who was leading seaman on the Pathfinder, leaves a widow and one child.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 26th September 1914.

SKIPPER GEORGE JACOBS

Of the Lowestoft smack J.G.C., who, with his men, saved 350 lives in the triple Naval disaster in the North Sea.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 17th October 1914.

TWO MISSING MINE SWEEPERS

Two Aberdeen steam trawler mine sweepers, the Princess Beatrice and the Drumoak, which have been sailing out of Lowestoft, have not been heard of since October 1st, and relatives of the crews have been notified that they must now be regarded as missing. Our photos above show some of the crew, who are (1) Robert ? Ellington, skipper of the Princess Beatrice, who lived at St. John’s Road, Lowestoft; (2) John Emerson, of 16 St John Street, Lowestoft, a deck hand of the Drumoak; (3) William Cowrie, engineer of Aberdeen, who lodged at 16, Salisbury Road, Lowestoft; (4) Walter Ernest Kent, of Lowestoft, a deck hand on the Princess Beatrice; (5) William Murty, of ?? High Street, Gorleston, who was lost in the Drumoak; and (6) Charles Copeland, of 5(?)0, Bevan Street, Lowestoft, who was a second hand on the Princess Beatrice.

V. OLDMAN Of Erskine Place, Factory Street, Lowestoft, who was lost from H.M.S. Hogue.
JAMES CRISP, Of 28(?) Norwich Road, Lowestoft, who was lost from H.M.S. Aboukir
J.B. BUTTON, Of 47, Park Road, Lowestoft, who was lost from H.M.S. Aboukir.
A.J. CORBYN, Of Lowestoft, who was lost from H.M.S. Cressy.
W.S. BUCKNOLL, Of Lowestoft, who was lost from H.M.S. Cressy.
C. BENSTEAD, Of Lowestoft, who was lost from H.M.S. Cressy.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 24th October 1914.

DIED IN ACTION, Donald Langlands, of Lowestoft, formerly of Norwich, who died as a result of wounds received in Saturday’s engagement. He was one of the crew of H.M.S. Loyal, and a very promising seaman.
EDWARD MANTRIPP, Skipper of the Lowestoft trawler United, who, with his crew, witnessed the sinking of the four German Destroyers by a British flotilla off the Dutch Coast on Saturday

Eastern Evening News, Tuesday 27th October 1914.

(Photo Gallery) Mrs. E. Rix, of 78, Tennyson Road, Lowestoft, has five sons in the Army. Left to right – (1) Frank, R.G.A., at the Front. (2) Stanley, 4th Suffolks. (3) Fred, R.F.A., at the Front. (4) Tom, Suffolk Regiment. (5) William, R.G.A., in Hong Kong.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 31st October 1914.

C.P.O. JAMES FITZGERALD Of Lowestoft, who lost his life in H.M.S. Hawke.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 7th November 1914.

LOST FROM H.M.S. HAWKE Charles E. Childs of 54, Tennyson Road, Lowestoft, who was drowned in H.M.S. Hawke in the North Sea.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 14th November 1914.

FRANK ARTHUR HALL Of Lowestoft, aged 23, who lost his life in the minesweeper Mary last week. He was the only Lowestoft man on board, and was the signalman.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 28th November 1914.

INTERNED IN HOLLAND

Four Lowestoft lads who took part in the Antwerp affair. They are now interned as prisoners in Holland. Their names are (reading from left to right) A.E. Jeffery, T.W. Cook, J.A. Dyer and E. Rice.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 5th December 1914.

16TH LANCER PROMOTED.

Wilfred Norman Reeve, son of the late Police-Inspector Reeve, of Beccles, and of Mrs Reeve, Grove Road, Lowestoft, of the 16th Lancers, who has been promoted from Corporal to Second Lieutenant.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 9th January 1915.

NAVAL WEDDING AT LOWESTOFT

Portraits of Sub.-Lieut. H. S. Veale, R.N., H.M.S. Leda, and Miss Freda Mayhew, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Mayhew, Lowestoft, who were married at St. Margarets, Lowestoft, on Wednesday.

The marriage of a Freda C. Mayhew to a Humphrey G. Veale was recorded in the Portsmouth District in Q3 1914, so presumably it was a blessing that took place at St Margarets.

Killed at the Front

Corporal Frederick Munnings, Yorkshire Light Infantry, son of Mrs. James Munnings, pilot, of Lowestoft. Killed at the Front.  

A “FORMIDABLE” DEATH

Seaman E. Capps (18), son of Mr. R. Capps, Spurgeon Score, Lowestoft. Died in the Formidable’s boat which went ashore at Lyme Regis on Friday night last.      

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 30th January 1915.

PRIVATE F. DANN (2nd Suffolks), of 92, St. Leonards Road, Lowestoft, who was killed in action on December 16th, 1914.

SERGEANT F.W.H. BAKER (Of Lowestoft), of the 54th Company Royal Engineers, who has been killed in action.

SERGT-MAJOR THOMAS HEASMAN(?) 76th Battery, R.F.A., son of Mr J. He???man, ??? Street, Lowestoft, who has been awarded the French Military Medal for Valour and Dis?????

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 1st May 1915.

SAVED BY TOBACCO TIN Private Chilvers, 4th Suffolks, from Lowestoft

Norwich Mercury Saturday 19th June 1915.

FIVE SONS SERVING KING AND COUNTRY

Above are photos of the ??? of Mr. and Mrs. James Leech, Beech Farm, Kirkley Run, South Lowestoft who are “doing their bit” for King and Country

Fred Leech, Kitcheners Army (Transport).
Reuben Leech, R.N.R.
Bertie Leech, Kitcheners Army (Transport).
Robert Leech and Sidney Leech, H.M. Patrol Boat.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 21st August 1915.

(Photo Gallery). FOUR MORE LOWESTOFT SONS

Photos of the four sons of Mr. and Mrs. S.Woolston, 235? Clapham Road, Lowestoft, who are serving with the colours :- (1) Frederick Woolston, 6th Suffolk Cyclists, (2) Samuel Woolston, 6th Suffolk Cyclists, (3) William Woolston, 10th Suffolks, (4) Benjamin Woolston, Mechanical Transport, A.S.C., somewhere in France.

KILLED IN ACTION Private Frank William Harvey, ?????, 7th Norfolk Regiment, who was killed in action on July 10th, 1915, only son of Mr. William Harvey,31, Horn Hill, Lowestoft, aged ??

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 28th August 1915.

(Photo Gallery) FIVE LOWESTOFT SONS SERVING

Above are the five sons of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Balls, 26, Bruce Street, South Lowestoft, who are serving King and country, namely (1) Harry Palmer Balls, 2/6th Suffolk Cyclists, (2) Clement Richard Balls, R.N.R., (3) George Balls, (R.N.R.), (4) Albert Arthur Balls, (R.N.R.), (5) Arthur Balls, R.A.M.C.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 4th September 1915

LOWESTOFT FAMILY WITH THE COLOURS.

We give photos of five members of a Lowestoft family who are “doing their bit.” They are: - Driver H. Jolly, 2/3rd Suffolk Battery, R.F.A. Howitzer Brigade. (2) Charles Jolly, Suffolk Regiment, (3) Sergt.-Major A. Jolly, 3rd Section, 8th Division, Ammunition Column, in France, (4) George Jolly, engineer on the steam drifter Edward, (5) Driver H.C. Jolly, (son of Driver H. Jolly), of the 1st Suffolk Battery, R.F.A.

PRIVATE S. GOWING, Of the 2nd Suffolks, who has died of wounds in France. He was a son of the late Mr. G.B. Gowing and Mrs. Gowing, of Lowestoft.

MISSING A YEAR Private John Breach(?), 2nd Suffolks, of Lowestoft, who has been missing since the battle of Le Cateau, August 26th, 1914.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 11th September 1915

LOWESTOFT MEN LOST ON THE “ROYAL EDWARD.”

Above is a group of Lowestoft men of the R.A.M.C., 1st East Anglian Field Ambulance, who were on the “Royal Edward” with one exception – Private Fairweather, who was transferred from the ill-fated vessel to another ship.  Two were saved – Privates F. Garwood and Clarke.

The others are reported as lost. Their names, reading from left to right, are :- (Top Row) Privates C. Clay, F. Garwood (saved), H.W. Smith, George Brown. Second row – Privates C.H.J. Leeds, Fairweather (transferred before the disaster), H.C. Poppy, H.H. Hall, R.R. Coates,  C.R. Oldfield. Bottom Row – Private F. Reynolds. Private Clarke (saved), Sergeant L.W. Roberts, Privates R.S. Mallett and W. Thomas.

PRIVATE C.M. WREN, 7TH Suffolk Regiment, son of Mrs. Wren, 139 Chatham Road, Lowestoft, killed in action.

(Photo Gallery) Many local men were on board the transport “Royal Edward when she was torpedoed in the Aegean Sea. Unfortunately only a small portion of them were saved. We give photos of some of the missing and saved…..
The second group of eight comprises (?) Private W. Alldridge, R.A.M.C., Lowestoft (missing); (2) Private S. Brayfield, R.A.M.C., of Lowestoft (missing) (3) Private S.A. Pike, R.A.M.C., son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pike, of Lowestoft (missing);……

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 18th September 1915

(Photo Gallery) FIVE MORE LOWESTOFT BROTHERS.
The five sons of Mrs. J. Burgess, widow, 18 Bevan Street, Lowestoft, who are doing their duty on sea and land. They are:-  (1) Arthur Burgess, skipper, H.M. Minesweeper, (2) Edward Burgess, Royal Engineers, (3) Robert Burgess, Chief Engineer H.M. Minesweeper, (4) George Burgess, S.S. Telegraph Ship Dacia; (5) Charles Burgess, H.M. Patrol Boat.

Private W. Doubleday, Machine Gun Section, 8th Suffolks, late of Colton, and prior to the war a G.E.R. employee at Lowestoft, wounded and in hospital in France;

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 25th September 1915

ANOTHER LOWESTOFT D.C.M.

Above is a picture of Sergeant T.W. Dowe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dowe, Raglan Street, Lowestoft, who has been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for conspicuous gallantry at Hooge.

(Photo gallery) FIVE MORE LOWESTOFT SONS

Above are the five sons of Mr and Mrs Foulger, Epsom Terrace, Kirkley Run, South Lowestoft viz – (1) Robert Foulger, H.M. Patrol Boat, (2) Seaman Ernest Foulger, H.M.S. Fauk??? (3) James Foulger, H.M. Patrol Boat, (4) John Foulger, Norfolk Regiment, British Expeditionary Force, (centre) Wilfred Foulger, 7th Suffolks, British Expeditionary Force.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 15th January 1916.

A LOWESTOFT SEVEN.

Above are father, five sons and son-in-law serving King and country. The father lives at Lothing Street, Oulton Broad. (1) W.B. Mewse? (father), H.M.T. (2) W.B. Mewse/, (son), H.M.T. (3) C.A. Mewse? (son) H.M.T. (4) Jack Mewse? (son) H.M.T. (5) T?.E. Mewse? (son) H.M.S. (6) G.S. Mewse (son) H.M.T. (7) W.B. ???? (son-in-law) H.M.T.

Eastern Daily Press Tuesday 25th January 1916

SERGEANT H.A. CREASY, 96th Batt. R.F.A.

Who has been awarded the D.C.M. for conspicuous gallantry and consistent good service, is a son of Mr. A. Creasy, of 40, Ipswich Road, Lowestoft. He is one of four brothers serving with the colours.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 5th February 1916

SERGEANT PETER ANNIS,

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Annis, of Factory Street, Lowestoft, who was awarded the D.C.M. for bravery in the field. Also in the Norwich Mercury 17/02/1917 following his death.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 1st July 1916.

HEROES OF THE FRAY. (photo gallery)

The first five are four sons and son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. George Hammond, Hulver, near Lowestoft:- (1) George Hammond; (2) Robert Hammond, 8th Suffolks (France) (3) Albert Hammond, R.N.; (4)Lancelot Hammond, 8th Suffolks (France); (5)Cecil John Martin, A.S.C., husband of Mrs. Martin, Castle Hetlington, (son-in-law).

The next five are four sons and son-in-law of Mr.Pye, 135, Whapload Road, Lowestoft:- (6) Jack Pye, A.S.C.;(7) Arthur Pye, A.S.C.; (8) Walter Pye, R.E.; (9) Percy Pye, 10th Suffolks; (10) George Banham (brother-in-law, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Banham, 22, Clemence Street, Lowestoft; (1

Norwich Mercury Saturday 8th July 1916.

Lieut. C. Balls, son of Mr. and Mrs. Balls, 6, Esplanade, Lowestoft (awarded the Military Cross)
Crpl Gilbert Norton, now lance-sergeant, 9th Suffolk Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Norton, The Bridge, Lowestoft (awarded the Military Medal).lesome, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randlesome, Burton Street, Lowestoft, Royal Indian Marines, who died of enteritis in the Persian Gulf.
Private Reginald A. Tuddenham, Royal Fusiliers, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tuddenham, Oxford Road, Lowestoft, wounded in France. He was a member of the clerical staff of the Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 5th August 1916.

Private A. Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.Wilson, of 3, Sunshine Terrace, Oulton Broad, who has been missing from the 9th Battalion Suffolk Regiment since the Battle of Loos. If anyone can give any information concerning his whereabouts the parents will be very grateful.
Pte. Charles Miller?, late of the Imperial and Royal Hotels, Lowestoft – now doing his bit.
Pte R. Russell and Pte. Rogers, R.I.R., both of Lowestoft – now in France helping to drive the Germans to the Rhine.
Pte. B.B. Hood, of the Australian Infantry Brigade, a native of Lowestoft, and at one time residing at 35, May Road.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 12th August 1916.

The first eight photos are of the husband, brothers, and brothers-in-law of Mrs Ward ??, Park Road, Lowestoft, viz.(1) Ernest Ward, H.M.T. (husband), (2) Ted Ward H.M Patrol Boat brother-in-law; (3) Fred Ward, H.M. Patrol Boat, (brother in law); (4) Roland D(oylend?)??, H.M. Patrol Boat, (brother); (5) Robert D(oylend?)??, Canadian Engineers, (brother); (6) William D(oylend?)??, lost with H.M.S. Queen Mary (brother); (7) Phil ????, H.M. Patrol Boat, (brother in law); (8) Private  Ed??? D???? R.W. Kents, (brother in law); (9 to 11) ??? sons of Mr and Mrs. Woodrow of ?? Clemence Street, Lowestoft; (9) Edward Woodrow, H.M. Navy, of Walton Road, Lowestoft; (10) Henry Woodrow, Engineer, Patrol Boat, of 12 Essex Road, Lowestoft; (11) Alfred Woodrow, Royal Flying Corps, of ?? Clemence Street, Lowestoft.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 27th January 1917.

Private Frank William Jeffery, Suffolks, son of Mrs. Hargrave, 78, St Leonard’s Road, South Lowestoft, killed in action.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 17th February 1917.

Charles Brady, R.N.R., son of Mr. and Mrs S. Brady, 21 ??? Street, Lowestoft, killed in the Channel Raid of October

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 26th May 1917.

Lance-Corpl. R. B. Balls, Suffolk Regiment, son of Mrs H.G. Balls, 21 Alma Road, Lowestoft, twice wounded in France.  (His brother, H.G. Balls, Suffolk Regiment was killed in action on April 24th is on my Flickr account).

Norwich Mercury Saturday 7th July 1917.

Lance-Corporal Herbert Large, son of the late Mr. A.H. Large, Lowestoft, and of Mrs. Large, Fritton, seriously wounded in France.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 14th July 1917.

Sergt. George Salter, Suffolk Regiment, elder son of Policesergt., and Mrs. Salter, 46, Beaconsfield Road, South Lowestoft, missing since November 13th 1916, now reported killed.

Norwich Mercury Saturday

18th August 1917.

Pte. E.S. Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Martin, 200 Clapham Road, Lowestoft, reported wounded and missing.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 22nd September 1917

Pte. C. Baldry (Bucks), of Lowestoft, wounded in France.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 6th October 1917

Lance-Corpl. C. Wilson, Bedford Regiment, husband of Mrs. Wilson, 29 Clemence Street, Lowestoft, twice wounded.
Pte. J.S. Wilson, Canadian Regiment, wounded. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs J. Wilson, Oulton Broad.

Pte. A.J. Wilson, Suffolk Regiment, previously reported missing, now reported killed. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wilson, Oulton Broad.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 20th October 1917

Sec-Lieut. Rushmore, Lancs Fusiliers, only son of Mr and Mrs F Rushmore, and pupil at Lowestoft College, killed in action.
Corpl. Spalding, Canadians, son of Mr. and Mrs Spalding, South Lowestoft, killed in action. He had been awarded the Military Medal.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 27th October 1917

Corpl. J. Howes, Norfolks, husband of Mrs. Howes, South Lowestoft, killed in action.
Pte. W.E. Foulger, Suffolks, son of Mr and Mrs. Foulger, North Lowestoft, killed in action.
Pte. E. Smith, Suffolk Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.Smith, Commodore Road, Oulton Broad, wounded.
Lance-Corpl. H. Whyard, Liverpool Scottish, second son of Mr. and Mrs A. Whyard, 104, Bevan Street, Lowestoft, killed in action in France.
Sapper T.H. Claxton, R.E., husband of Mrs. Claxton, Exhibition Stores, Lowestoft, died of wounds received in action.
Pte. E. A Fennell, husband of Mrs. E. Fennell, Lowestoft, killed in action.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 3rd November 1917

Private W.A. Scower, Somerset Light Infantry, husband of Mrs. Scrower, Marlboro Hotel, Pier Terrace, Lowestoft, reported missing.

Norwich Mercury Wednesday 14th November 1917.

Sec.-Lieut. Blomfield, of Lowestoft, who has been awarded the Military Cross. He was formerly a pupil at Morton Road School.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 17th November 1917.

J.G. Fletcher, I.P., son of Lieut. Fletcher, R.N., of Lowestoft, who was awarded three medals when serving with the French Army in North Africa in 1915.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 24th November 1917.

Captain Hector Bennett, a gallant Lowestoft sailor, who went down with his ship when it was torpedoed.

Alfred James Paul, R.N.R., Lowestoft, who lost his life through the sinking of his ship.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 1st December 1917.

Lance-Corpl. Balls, Suffolk Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. Balls, 21, Alma Road, Lowestoft, mentioned in despatches.
Pte. H. Norman, son of Mrs. Norman, 10, Reeve Street, Lowestoft, who has been killed in action.
Lance-Corpl. Brittain, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brittain, Corton Road, Lowestoft, killed in action.
Corpl. T(?). W. Howard, 8th Norfolks, husband of Mrs. B. Howard, 7 Bruce Street, South Lowestoft, killed in action.
Co-Sergt.-Major H. Backhouse, Suffolks, husband of Mrs. Backhouse, 34 Clemence Street, Lowestoft, killed in action.
Sergt. A.A. Bone, M.M., son of Mr. P. Bone of Oulton Broad

Norwich Mercury Saturday 8th December 1917.

Engineer T. S. Cropley, R.N.R., husband of Edith Cropley, of Lowestoft, killed on September 3rd, 1917.
Rifleman Felgate, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Felgate, 182 Raglan Street, Lowestoft, died of wounds in France.
Pte. E. Head, twice wounded. He is the brother of Mrs. Brinded, of 44, Whapload Road, Lowestoft.
Bom. S.G. Jarvis, husband of Mrs. Jarvis, 225, Raglan Street, and son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Jarvis, 34, Duke’s Head Street, Lowestoft, wounded in France.
Pte. F.G. Knowles, husband of Mrs. Knowles, Briar Clyffe Lodge, Corton Road, Lowestoft, reported wounded and missing.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 15th December 1917.

Capt. H.H. Bryant, of Lowestoft, who has been awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, a bar to Lloyd’s Meritorious Silver Medal, and a commission in the R.N.R. for his gallantry when his ship foiled the attack of an enemy submarine.
Bomb. S. Clarke, husband of Mrs. Clarke, 76, Roman Road, Lowestoft, awarded the Military Medal.
Pte. G. Reynolds, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds, and husband of Mrs G.K. Reynolds, 32, Till Road, Lowestoft, killed in action.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 22nd December 1917.

Pte. W. Gooch, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Gooch, St. Margarets Road, Lowestoft, killed in action.
Pte. Clifford F. Norton, of Lowestoft, died on service in East Africa.
Pte. J. Rivett, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Rivett, of Lovewall Road, Kirkley, died of wounds.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 5th January 1918.

Sergt. R.F. Richards, son of Mr and Mrs Richards, Pendeen, South Lowestoft, awarded the D.C.M. for bravery in Mesopotamia.
Rifleman C.C. Wilson, M.M., son of Mrs Wilson, 67, Bevan Street, Lowestoft.

Norwich Mercury Saturday 12th January 1918.

Sergt. Sidney Painter, son of Mr.S Painter, 18 Haward Street, Lowestoft, killed in action.
Trooper S. Mummery, Grand View, Esplanade. Lowestoft, awarded the Military Medal.

KILLED AND WOUNDED AT NEUVE CHAPPELLE

The above photos are of three Lowestoft men

who took part in the historic engagement at Neuve Chappelle, two of whom were killed and the other wounded.  They are (above) Corporal William Ling, 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment, who was killed in action: (centre) Private Reginald C. Ling, his brother, of the 4th Batt. Suffolk Regiment, who was wounded – they are sons of Mrs. Ling, 35, Oxford Road; (below) Lance Corporal Oliver S. Markham, F Company. 4th Suffolk Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Markham, Lowestoft, and nephew of Mr. Thomas Curtis, Lowestoft, who was killed.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 19th January 1918.

Skipper Walter Scrivener, D.S.C., R.N.R., 78 Stanford Street, Lowestoft, presented by the King of Serbia with the Serbian Gold Medal.
Gunner C. Flatman, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Flatman, 3 Alma Road, Lowestoft, in a German hospital.
Pte. W.H. Giraud, well known in Lowestoft sporting circles, reported missing in April 1917, since when nothing has been heard of him.
Pte. F. W. Burgess, 9th Suffolks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burgess, 10, Beckham Road, Lowestoft, killed in France.
Pte F. Lambert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lambert, 167, St Margarets Road, Lowestoft, killed in action.
Pte. H.V. Freestone, husband of Mrs. Freestone, 36, Stanford Road, Lowestoft, killed in action.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 26th January 1918.

Sergt. E.N. Fry, R.N.D., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fry, late of Lowestoft, awarded Military Medal.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 2nd February 1918.

Corpl. A. Boardley, who has been wounded in France. His parents reside at 51, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft.
Bertie B. Allen, R.N.R., drowned with his ship. He is the son in law of Mr. and Mrs. R. Rayner, 7, Epsom Terrace. Kirkley Run, Lowestoft.
Pte. Ernest Hanton, of Lowestoft, killed in France.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 9th February 1918.

Lance-Corpl. C. Rayner, Suffolks, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Rayner, Lowestoft, wounded first battle of Loos 1915 – still fighting in France.
Pte. J. Harness (?), Suffolks, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Rayner, Lowestoft, wounded March 12th, 1916 – still fighting in France.
Pte. G. Rayner, London Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Rayner, Lowestoft, missing since December 2nd 1917.
Pte. A. Welch, Middlesex Regiment, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. R. Rayner, Lowestoft, wounded.
Bomb. Andrew Blowers, Royal Field Artillery, of Lowestoft, awarded Military Medal.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 16th February 1918.

Sec.-Lieut. Gee, R.F.C., elder son of Mr. and Mrs. A.J.E. Gee, Marine Parade, Lowestoft, killed in a flying accident in the South of England on January 31st.
Arthur L. Redgrave, R.N.R., son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Redgrave, Lowestoft, lost on one of H.M. Trawlers.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 23rd February 1918.

Battery-Sergt. Major A. Blowers, R.F.A., son of Mr. and Mrs. Blowers, Lowestoft, awarded D.C.M.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 2nd March 1918.

Gunner Tom Coleman, R.N.R., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coleman, 25, Jacob Street, Lowestoft, died on service. He was one of six sons serving.
Lce.-Corpl. Edward Robert Whale, eldest son of Mrs. Whale, of 18, Wellington Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, killed in Egypt.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 9th March 1918.

George Edward Thompson, son of Mrs. E. Thompson, 31, Carlton Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft, killed in the Channel skirmish on February 15th this year.
Albert Allen, son of Mrs. E. Allen, 3, Victoria Cottages, Tonning Street, Lowestoft, killed in the skirmish off Dover.
Lance-Corpl. Catchpole, M.M., son of Mr. John Catchpole, Crown Street, Lowestoft, killed in action, August, 1917.
Gunner William Chenery, M.M., of Lowestoft, formerly in the Metropolitan Police.
Pte. L. Womack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Womack, 6, Kent Road, Lowestoft, killed in action.
Sergt. William A. Herring, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. William Herring, 37, Stevens Street, Lowestoft, awarded the D.C.M.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 16th March 1918.

Lance-Corpl. A. Creasy, son of Rural Councillor and Mrs Creasy, of Lowestoft, three times wounded.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 23rd March 1918.

Skipper Charles Rivett, R.N.R., of Gorleston, and well lnown in Lowestoft, killed in action at sea.
Mate Charles Barber, R.N.R., husband of Mrs Dora Barber, ?? Steven Street, and son of Mrs. G. Barber, 69, Pakefield Street, Lowestoft, died of wounds.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 30th March 1918.

Skipper J. Saunders, R.N.R., husband of Mrs. Saunders, 304(?) Raglan Street, Lowestoft, awarded the Serbian Gold Medal.
Rudolph Burgoyne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burgoyne ??? St. Leonard’s Road, Kirkley, Lowestoft, interned in Holland since 1914.
Pte. T. Manning, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Burgoyne, wounded in France and now serving in Italy.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 6th April 1918.

Pte. William Frank Stebbings, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. ?. Stebbings, 1, Holly Road, Oulton Broad, missing since May last, and presumed dead.
Edward James Firman. Mate, R.N.R., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Firman, 33, St George’s Road, South Lowestoft, lost in the North Sea.
Pte. L.N. Firman, brother of (above), wounded in France.
Pte. S.W. Hood, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Hood, 63, Queens Road, Lowestoft, wounded in France.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 20th April 1918.

Pte. Jack Duffield, eldest son of Mrs. Porter, 11, Melbourne Road, Lowestoft, prisoner of war in Germany.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 1st June 1918.

Pte. H. Youngman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Youngman, 16, Hervey Street, Lowestoft, a prisoner in Germany

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 8th June 1918.

Pte. W. Briggs, son of Mrs. H. Briggs, St. Margarets Plain, Lowestoft, another prisoner in Germany.
Pte. James E.J. Stebbings, second son of Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Stebbings, 12, Beccles Road, Lowestoft, a prisoner of war.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 22nd June 1918.

Pte. H.A. Tuttle, son of Mrs. A. Tuttle, 1, Sunshine Terrace, Oulton Broad, killed in France.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 29th June 1918.

Pte. J.H.R. Nunn, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. R. Cook, 282 Raglan Street, Lowestoft, wounded a second time.
Corpl. Charlie Jubilee Brown, brother of Mrs. King, 5 Riverside Road, South Lowestoft, and Mrs. Hudson, Wrentham, killed in the battle of Arras. He was the third soldier son of Mrs Brown, Willingham.
Pte. F. Gooch, son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. R. Cook, 282, Raglan Street, Lowestoft, a prisoner in Germany.
Corpl. J.F. Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Cook, Lowestoft, a prisoner in Germany.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 6th July 1918.

Skipper H.C. Sayer, Lowestoft, killed on a minesweeper on May 24th.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 13th July 1918

Pte. G. Pearce, husband of Mrs. G. Pearce, of Wilde’s Score, Lowestoft, a prisoner of war in Germany.
Pte. J.V. Swan, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Swan, of 31 Reeve Street, Lowestoft, killed in action in France.
Pte. H. Benns, Suffolk Regt., son of Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Benns, of 9 Mill Road, Lowestoft, a prisoner of war in Germany.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 20th July 1918

Company -Sergt.-Major Alcock, nephew of Mrs. Doughty, 168, Raglan Street, Lowestoft, awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for gallantry.
Rifleman V. King, fourth son of Mr and Mrs King, 19, Royal Terrace, Victoria Road, Oulton Broad, missing.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 27th July 1918

Signalman Deckhand C.E. Holt, R.N.R.T. second son of Mr. and Mrs. C.Holt, of 23, Salisbury Road, South Lowestoft, awarded the D.S.M for gallantry in saving life at sea after the loss of one of H.M. ships.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 3rd August 1918.

George Harrison, R.N.R., Lowestoft, who died in hospital on his 20th birthday.
Pte. Walter Herrison, of Lowestoft, prisoner of war in Germany.
Pte J.A. Hunt, Northamptonshire Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Hunt, Lowestoft, killed in action in France.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 10th August 1918.

Sergt. F. Fisher, of Lowestoft, son of Pte. T.P. Fisher, died while a prisoner in Switzerland.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 17th August 1918.

MISSING LOWESTOFT SOLDIER

Mrs E. Parry, Yarmouth Road, Ellingham, near Bungay, Suffolk, would be grateful if any soldier comrades could give news concerning her son, Pte. A.G. Parry, of the Middlesex Regiment. Parry, whose home is 36, Norfolk Street, Lowestoft, was wounded in the arms by a shell in (a battle?) in France on May 3rd 1917.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 24th August 1918.

Pte. R. A. Reeder, Northumberland Fusiliers, South Lowestoft, reported missing on May 27th.
Pte. J.A. Spooner, Beds, son of Mrs J. Spooner, South Lowestoft, killed in action in France.
Second-Officer L. Chapman, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Chapman, Excelsor House, Park Road, Lowestoft, who was saved from a torpedoed hospital ship.
Corpl. R.S. Thaxton, Lowestoft, died in Mesopotamia.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 31st August 1918.

Pte. S Swan, Beds, Lowestoft, awarded Military Medal.
George Freeman, R.N.R., Lowestoft, prisoner of war in Austria.
Pte. W.G. Walker, Middlesex Regt., Lowestoft, died of wounds in France.
Lance-Corpl. T.H. Anderson, Lancashire Fusiliers, Lowestoft, reported missing. Information needed by Mrs. Anderson, 19(?) Arnold Street, Lowestoft.
Sergt. R. Bullen, Suffolks, of Lowestoft, prisoner of war in Germany.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 7th September 1918.

Corpl. C.C. Buxton, Machine-Gun Corps, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Buxton, 333 London Road, South Lowestoft, awarded the Military Medal for gallantry and devotion to duty in the field.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 14th September 1918.

Pte. Albert Taylor, Durham Light Infantry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Taylor, Lowestoft, a prisoner of war in Germany.
Sergt. W.J. Cooper, M.M. Royal Fusiliers, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Cooper, Bird’s Farm, Kirkley, killed in action, after three years service on the Western Front.
Pte. Robert C(?) Grimble. A.S.C., husband of Mrs. Grimble of 2, Flora Terrace, Pakefield and youngest son of Mrs C.J. Castleton, Victor House, Oulton Broad, died of wounds in France.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 5th October 1918.

Pte. J. Waters, Warwickshire Regiment, only son of Mr. and Mrs. James Waters, 26, Reeve Street, Lowestoft, died of wounds in France, September 5th last, aged 19.

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 12th October 1918.

Pte. E.E. Cooper, Essex Regt., Lowestoft, killed in action
Pte. H.P. Aldred, Lowestoft, died of wounds in France
Pte. A. Budds, Lowestoft, killed in action

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 19th October 1918.

Pte. W. Robbens, Northampton Regt., Lowestoft, killed in action
Pte. T.W. Moore, Lincolns, Lowestoft, died in France.
Pte. C. W. Hall, Lowestoft, killed in action in France

Norwich Mercury, Saturday 26th October 1918.

Pte. Ernest Ruffles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ruffles, 19(?) Lovewell Road, South Lowestoft, died of wounds.
Pte. John Hellen (?), nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Ruffles, 70(?) Lovewell Road, South Lowestoft, killed in action.

Hope that’s of interest,
Peter

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