The Great War

The men from Norwell and Norwell Woodhouse who served King and Country in the Great War 1914 - 1919

Norwell Roll of Honour Board

Fifty five men who had connections with Norwell and Norwell Woodhouse served in the Great War.  Of those eleven fell.

Fred Ash  Fred Ash Army  
  Harold Baines Royal Engineers  
 Herbert Bains Herbert Baines Canadian Army
15 February 1919
Died of influenza in Bramshott Canadian Camp, Hampshire
  Samuel Baldwin Sherwood Foresters
5 July 1916
Boiselle Somme
 John William Bennet John William Bennett Royal Scots Fusiliers  
  H. Brown    
 Ernest Chilvers Ernest Chilvers Sherwood Foresters
27 October 1915
Hohenzollern, Flanders
Ernest Chilvers is also listed on the war memorial in Hawton.
 Alfred Cobb Alfred Cobb Royal Engineers Alfred was a miller and baker
 Herbert Dobbs Herbert Dobbs Grenadier Guards  
  Arthur Leslie Dodd    
  Charles Thomas Dodd Royal Garrison Artillery  
 Ernest Elkington Ernest Elkington Hussars Ernest Elkington was a horseman at Model Farm before the war
  John Christopher Etches

King’s Royal Rifle Corps
3 October 1915
Hohenzollern Flanders

  Bertie Faulkner

Royal Leicestershire Regiment
21 March 1918
Epehy, Cambrai Western Front

 Harry Frecknall Harry Frecknall

Royal Irish Constabulary
Black and Tans

  Walter Frecknall

Machine Gun Corps

 Alfred Hazzard Alfred Hazzard

Agricultural Company (Labour Corps)

Men were put into the Labour Corps if their health was not A1 and they were not fit to fight on the front line

Alfred Hazzard was born in Norwell.  He was sometimes absent from school helping his father who was a licensed hawker.
 Alfred Heaton Alfred Heaton

Royal Navy
31 May 1916
Battle of Jutland

Alfred Heaton was serving on HMS Invincible when it went down
  Arthur Heaton

Royal Navy

  Benjamin Heaton

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

 Harry Heaton Harry Heaton

Grenadier Guards

  Thomas Heaton

Sherwood Foresters

 Arthur Hempsall Arthur Hempsall

Sherwood Foresters

  Frank Abdy Hempsall    
  John William Hempsall Norfolk Regiment  
 Lawrence Wilson Hempsall Lawrence Wilson Hempsall

Royal Navy

 John Vincent Henton John Vincent Henton

Sherwood Foresters
29 September 1917
Zonnebeker, Paschendale

  John Thomas Homer

Lincolnshire Regiment

  Robert Wilson Jackson

King’s Own
Yorkshire Light Infantry
10 July 1915

  Bernard Nurcombe Jackson

Sherwood Foresters

 Percy Jackson Percy Jackson

Royal Garrison Artillery

 Godson Kirkham Godson Kirkham

Army Service Corps

  George Henry Leeson    
 Bertie Marshall Bertie Marshall

West Yorkshire regiment
Leeds Rifles

 Ernest Marshall Ernest Marshall Sherwood Foresters  
 Gonville Croft Marshall Gonville Croft Marshall    
 Harry Marston Harry Marston Lincolnshire Regiment
3 April 1917
Roisel, Somme
 Robert Marston Robert Marston Sherwood Foresters  
  Frederick Wilfred Norman    
  John Henry Parkin Sherwood Foresters  
 Joseph Parkin Joseph Parkin Sherwood Foresters  
 Arthur Parr Arthur Parr London Regiment Royal Fusiliers
28 November 1917
 Robert Parr (Ridge) Robert Parr (Ridge) Machine Gun Corps  
 Horace Reynolds Horace Reynolds Royal Engineers Horace Reynolds carved his name on a church pew
 Henry Shanks Robb Henry Shanks Robb   Henry Robb lived and worked at Hill Farm, Norwell
 Tom Sheldon Tom Sheldon Sherwood Foresters  
 Francis Templeman Francis Templeman Sherwood Foresters  
 Arthur Turner Arthur Turner Grenadier Guards  
  George Turner Royal Navy  
  John William Turner    
 Fred Ward Fred Ward Sherwood Foresters  
 Hector Willows Hector Willows Royal Air Force (cadet)  
 Samuel Willows Samuel Willows Sherwood Foresters  
 Henry Wilson Henry Wilson Sherwood Foresters
8 November 1918
Pas de Calais
 John Wilson John Wilson Lincolnshire Regiment Postcard to John Wilson from his brother Henry in Folkestone on his way to France in September 1918

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