Corporal HAROLD ELLIS RUSHBROOKE MASON 22478, 974th Trench Mortar Bty., Royal Field Artillery who died age 23 on 25 July 1918. Son of Robert Rushbrooke Mason and Charlotte Kitmer Mason, of 29, Quebec Rd., East Dereham, Norfolk. Served with 916th Trench Mortar Bty., until March. 1918. ST. VENANT-ROBECQ ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, ROBECQ

Harold Mason remembered on the family headstone


Gunner GEORGE MAYES 101255, 279th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died age 27 on 29 November 1917. Son of Harry and Charlotte Mayes; husband of Marian Mayes, of 5, Toftwood, East Dereham. VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

Private HERBERT MAYES 40088, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 20 on 18 October 1916. Son of Harry Mayes, of 3, Stone Rd., Toftwood, East Dereham. BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

Private PERCY MAYES M2/021415, 1st Div. Field Amb. Workshops, Army Service Corps attd. 3rd Field Amb. who died age 19 on 10 May 1915. Son of George and Julia Mayes, of East Dereham. WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Unveiling the Dereham Cenotaph
Image from Roll of Honour with whom we are co-operating


Private WALTER MAYES 40089, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 25 on 29 April 1918. Son of Mrs. Mason Mayes, of 3, Baxter Row, East Dereham. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Private LEONARD SAMUEL MIDDLETON 18472, 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 27 January 1916. Born Starston, Norfolk. WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, ST. JEAN-LES-YPRES
NOTE Closest match.

Private LESLIE FREDERICK MILES 10956, 1st Bn., East Surrey Regiment who died on 08 May 1917. Born East Dereham. ARRAS MEMORIAL

Lieutenant ARCHIE PAYNE MILK M M 52nd Bn., Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) who died age 22 on 8 August 1918. Son of Arthur James and Alice Milk, of 47, Norwich Rd., East Dereham. HOURGES ORCHARD CEMETERY, DOMART-SUR-LA-LUCE

Archie Milk Attestation Paper


Private REGINALD PAYNE MILK 15082, 12th/13th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died age 24 on 4 October 1917.Son of Arthur James and Alice Milk, of 47, Norwich Rd., East Dereham. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Private JOHN NORMAN MONUMENT 29238, 7th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 8 December 1917. Enlisted Norwich. LE CATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Private JOHN WILLIAM MONUMENT 37342, 1st Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died age 34 on 8 June 1917. Son of James and Emma Monument, of 29, Theatre St., East Dereham; husband of Florence E. Monument. of Rushmeadow Rd., Scarning, East Dereham. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Rifleman F OAKLEY 64261, 19th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps who died age 20 on 16 October 1919. Son of Anna and Charles Oakley, of E. Dereham. TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE
NOTE Not found on SDGW

Lance Corporal ROBERT EDWARD OLDHAM 9803, 2nd Bn., Honourable Artillery Company who died age 19 on 9 October 1917. Son of Mrs. Julia M. Oldham, of Heydon House, Quebec Rd., East Dereham. TYNE COT MEMORIAL



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