Lance Corporal GEORGE WALTER PALGRAVE 8444, Royal Flying Corps and 2nd Bn, Norfolk Regiment who died on 3 May 1916 Born Wilby, Norfolk Enlisted: East Dereham. KUT WAR CEMETERY
NOTE Closest match.

Private BASIL VICTOR PALMER 71402, 15th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) who died age 19 on 7 May 1917. Born Colby, enlisted Norwich, resident Wolstanton, Staffs. Son of William and Gertrude Palmer, of "Rocksand," Hunstanton. HUNSTANTON (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD
NOTE Closest match, no Dereham connection established yet.

Corporal PERCY HAROLDS PALMER G/53075, 2nd Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died age 21 on 24 April 1917. Born Colby, enlisted East Dereham, resident Hunstanton. Son of William H. and Gertrude Palmer, of Rocksand, Hunstanton. ARRAS MEMORIAL
NOTE Closest match, no Dereham connection established yet.

Lieutenant SAMUEL PARKER 5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment who died age 45 on 1 November 1915. Husband of Eliza Elizabeth Parker, of 10, Park Road, East Dereham. Parker was the Battalion Quartermaster. He travelled to Gallipoli with the Norfolks. It is presumed that he died in Gibraltar whilst being repatriated due to injuries or illness. GIBRALTAR (NORTH FRONT) CEMETERY

Samuel Parker


Corporal THOMAS ALEXANDER PARKER D C M 43301, 1st Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died age 21 on 9 October 1917. Son of John E. and Maria Parker, of 9, Norwich St, East Dereham. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Gunner P E PARSONS 640863, 378th Bty. 169th Bde., Royal Field Artillery who died on 13 April 1918. Born Kentish Town, enlisted London. HANGARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
NOTE No Dereham connection established but the only Gunner PE Parsons found.

Private THOMAS PEARCE 26831, Royal Defence Corps formerly (20048) , Norfolk Regiment who died age 49 on 5 August 1916. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Son of George and Mary Pearce, of Dereham. EAST DEREHAM CEMETERY

Private ALBERT PEASE G/32766, 17th Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died age 25 on 5 December 1916. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Pease, of East Dereham; husband of Frances Mildred Pease, of 2, Globe Row, Globe St, Norwich. NORWICH CEMETERY

Market Place


Private HERBERT JAMES PELLS 20212, 11th Field Amb, Royal Army Medical Corps who died age 39 on 3 May 1915. Son of the late James and Elizabeth Pells, of East Dereham; husband of Edith Mary Pells, of 27, Commercial Rd., East Dereham, ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

Private LESLIE CYRIL PENNING 16449, 8th Bn., Norfolk Regiment who died on 19 July 1916. Born Briston, enlisted Norfolk. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Gunner EDWARD WILLIAM PIGOT 125573, 325th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 21 April 1919. DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No.2
NOTE Closest match, no Dereham connection established.

Assistant Paymaster HUGH ROSEBERY PRIMROSE H.M.S. "Natal.", Royal Naval Reserve who died on 30 December 1915. CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL



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