Private ALFRED BACK 74838, 29th Bn, Middlesex Regiment transf. to (241198) 425th Agricultural Coy. , Labour Corps who died age 37 on 11 August 1917. Son of Stephen Back, of East Dereham; husband of Hannah Back, of 18, St. Nicholas St., Dereham. EAST DEREHAM CEMETERY

Private ERNEST WALTER BACON 240536, 1st/5th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 25 on 19 April 1917. Son of Walter and Ann Bacon, of East Dereham. GAZA WAR CEMETERY

Private CHARLES BALDWIN 2062, 1st/4th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 22 on 18 September 1915. Son of George Baldwin, of Marsh House, Wortwell, Harleston, Norfolk. Born Top Croft, Norfolk. 7th FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY
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Private CHARLES BALDWIN 2729, 1st/4th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 8 September 1915. HELLES MEMORIAL
NOTE According to the "Lost" Roll of Honour Baldwin served with the 4th Norfolks and died in the Dardanelles in 1915, these two fit the bill.

Company Serjeant Major ALBERT EDWARD BARKER 6406, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 40 on 26 June 1918. Son of Robert and Priscilla Barker, of Hoe, East Dereham. Served in South African Campaign; also wounded in Sept., 1916. TANNAY BRITISH CEMETERY, THIENNES

Private ARTHUR CHARLES BARNARD 22663, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 30 November 1917. Born East Dereham. CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

Corporal PERCY H BARNARD 5567, 2nd Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died on 11 August 1916. EAST DEREHAM CEMETERY

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Image from Roll of Honour with whom we are co-operating


Private HORACE BARNES 241386, 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died age 23 on 7 September 1917. Son of Mary E. Barnes, of 3, Union Square, Norwich Rd., East Dereham, and the late William Barnes. TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY

Private HERBERT WALTER BARNES 49725, 16th Bn., Royal Scots who died age 34 on 12 September 1917. Husband of Gertrude Barnes, of 54, Norwich St., East Dereham. HARGICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

Private WILLIAM BARNES 25785, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 31 on 17 February 1917. Husband of G. Dammery (formerly Barnes), of 2, Nunns Yard, Norwich St., East Dereham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private BERTIE BECKHAM 29218, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 20 on 11 February 1917. Son of Charles and Ada Beckham, of 13, Crown Rd., East Dereham. BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY

Second Lieutenant CLARE B G BELDING, 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 March 1915. Clare Belding is commemorated on the Dereham Cenotaph but not the Memorial Hall. He is also on the South Creake Memorial and the LE TOURET MEMORIAL

Private AMOS J BELL 66360, 10th Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died on 19 May 1918. Born East Dereham, resident Lakenham. ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

Private ERNEST GEORGE BELL 8557, 2nd Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 26 on 15 April 1915. Son of George Bell, of 3, Mayes Terrace, London Rd., East Dereham. BASRA WAR CEMETERY

Private GEORGE ROBERT BETTS 25668, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 29 on 9 December 1916. Son of Robert Betts, of East Dereham; husband of Agnes Betts, of Swan Cottage, Mattishall, East Dereham. ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

Private HERBERT J BETTS 205809, 7th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment who died on 24 September 1918. Born Eastdale(sic?), Norfolk. ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Second Lieutenant CLAUDE A S BIDWELL 10th Bn., The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment who died age 21 on 21 September 1915. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Bidwell, of "Brinkley", Quebec Rd., East Dereham. BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY

Private CHARLES BLANCH 45008, 7th/8th Bn., Royal Irish Fusiliers who died age 38 on 7 June 1917. Son of James and Elizabeth Blanch, of East Dereham;; husband of Harriett Blanch, of 4, White Lion Yard, Church St., East Dereham. WYTSCHAETE MILITARY CEMETERY

Sergeant ROBERT BOWERS 4065, 2nd/4th, Norfolk Regiment who died on 16 January 1916. Born Watton. EAST DEREHAM CEMETERY

Funeral of Robert Bowers
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Davy, T (1990) Dereham in the Great War, Dereham, Nostalgia Publications


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Private ALBERT WILLIAM BROOKS 18163, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 32 on 15 September 1916. Husband of I. E. Syer (formerly Brooks), of North Pickenham, Swaffham. Born Dereham. GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT

Private BERTIE BRUNTON 139488, 39th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) who died on 28 March 1918. Born and resident Dereham. POZIERES MEMORIAL

Private CHRISTOPHER BRUNTON 3/6716, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 23 on 27 July 1916. Son of James Brunton, of 108, South End, East Dereham. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Rifleman ERNEST ALFRED BRUNTON 1286, 1st Bn., Rifle Brigade who died on 7 November 1914. Born and resident East Dereham. PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Private ARTHUR R BUCK 29227, 4th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died on 25 May 1918. Of Wood Norton; born at Stibbard, 2 March 1877; educated at Stibbard school; enlisted March 1916. Resident East Dereham. POZIERES MEMORIAL


Gunner CHARLIE BUNTING 884664, "D" Bty. 23rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery who died age 19 on 27 March 1917. Son of George and Alice Eleanor Bunting. EAST DEREHAM CEMETERY

Private EDWARD BURGESS 14266, 2nd Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment who died age 25 on 16 June 1915. Son of George and Jane Burgess, of 19, Toftwood, East Dereham. LE TOURET MEMORIAL

Private SYDNEY BURTON 45906, 12th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died age 18 on 12 April 1918. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Burton, of 3, Adcocks Square, East Dereham. PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Private ALFRED BUSH 201399, 4th Bn., Suffolk Regiment who died on 23 April 1917. Born Dereham. ARRAS MEMORIAL



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