Problems in Identification
BECK ROW
GREENACRE

Bury Free Press 23rd June 1917:-..BECK ROW SOLDIER LOSES AN ARM:-
Sympathy is felt for Mr. and Mrs J.G. Greenacre, Kenny Hill Road, Beck Row, who have been officially notified that their son, Prvt J.G.Greenacre, has been wounded in France and has lost his right arm. He is now in hospital at Chichester, and reported progressing. The parents previously had a son killed in France
Problem...Cannot match this earlier son's death to any memorials names. Explanation could be typos.... Francis Greenacre died 1916, he had brother John Edward -sons of Thomas and Nellie. Given the ease with which 'T' and 'G' or 'E' and 'G' can be wrongly transcribed, this does appear to be the answer...UNLESS you have a better suggestion.

COWLINGE WW1
G.HILL

Nothing known.

CULFORD ESTATE WW2
COUSINS H

Nothing known.

McDONALD J.M.
Nothing known.

CULFORD SCHOOL WW1
R.ELLIOT

Nothing known.

W.GREEN
Nothing known.

J.E.HARDY
Nothing known.

W.HOLMES
Nothing known.

H.MURPHY
Nothing known.

J.J.WAKERLEY
Nothing known.

ELVEDEN WW1
H.COE

Nothing known.

J.ELDRED
Nothing known.

FORDHAM WW1
A.A.BROWN

Nothing known.

Edward C MUNNS
One of three brothers, but in this case unable to find his military details

FORNHAM St MARTIN WW1
N.SELBY

Nothing known.

ISLEHAM WW2
Frank GOODCHILD

Nothing known.

MILDENHALL WW1
GIPP, Alfred.

He is on the Kenny Hill memorial, attributed to the 2nd Suffolks, otherwise no trace of him. George and Thomas Gipp from the area were captured at Le Cateau and appear to have survived the war.

NEAL(E), J
Nothing known Bombardier Robert John NEAL is identified, but there is also this J.NEAL(E)

G.RUTTERFORD
Nothing known unless by chance it was a typo for "C" in the Bury Free Press in 1920, in which case the nearest seems to be Conney Rutterford, but have failed to find Mildenhall connection.

E.TAYLOR
Was on the memorial amongst the Gunners, otherwise another blank, possibly Charles Taylor.

A.W.WEBB
There is also an A.Webb who is identified, but A.W. has not been found.

R.WELLS
again there are two on the memorial, one being L/Cpl Robert Wells, so it seems we search for Corporal R WELLS

MILDENHALL WW2
Wilfred KING

He is named on West Row memorial as Driver Wilfred King but that is all that is known

NEWMARKET WW1
Fred ANDREWS

He is named on the Roll in All Saints Church and a baker, Fred ANDREWS was in Cheveley in 1911, but that is all we know

Thomas EDWARDS
Thomas EDWARDS is commemorated on the Roll of Honour in St Mary's Church, Newmarket, where he is assigned to the Bedfordshire Regiment. One possible, Thomas Walter EDWARDS, Private 43040 who enlisted in Bedfordshire Regiment on 26th October 1914 and was discharged through illness or wounds on 27th January 1917, aged 20 years 3 months, having served overseas. Since there is no record on CWGC of a Bedfordshire Regiment - Thomas EDWARDS dying, this seems likely, but gets us no closer to identifying him as a Newmarket man.

Wilfrid COOZE
Believed to be Oswald Wilfrid G COOZE, born in Newmarket in Q2-1895 [Newmarket 3b:526a], to William and Susannah COOZE (née WINCHESTER) of "Whitehall", Albert Street, Newmarket. No military details found. He is not on the war memorial but is on the roll of honour in All Saints Church and School

NEWMARKET WW2
John GRAY

There is insufficient information to identify this man either as a casualty or a Newmarket person. It is possible he was John M. GRAY, born last quarter of 1919, mother's maiden name given as GRAY. Birth register:-Newmarket 3b:853. Possibly he was related to the Gray family (with a travellers history) of Newmarket, who lost a son in WW1. see here



SIX MILE BOTTOM WW1
H.C.LAWRENSON

Not enough known

STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD WW1
William SMITH

Not enough known

STOKE BY CLARE WW1
Sydney PLEDGER

Possibly brother of Jesse and had emigrated to New Zealand under assisted passge scheme

STOKE BY CLARE WW2
C. COURT

Possibly Merchant Seaman Cyril Court, who was Liverpool born

STURMER WW1
William JONES

Nothing known

SWAFFHAM BULBECK WW1
AG.BROWN

Nothing known

WEST WICKHAM WW1
A.STEED

Nothing known

WITHERSFIELD WW1
John EVERETT

Possibly John Everett, born in Withersfield (Risbridge Q3-1890 4A:649), baptised on 31st August 1890 in St Mary the Virgin, Withersfield, son of Walter and Catherine Julia EVERETT. No military details known

WOODDITTON WW1
James STONE

Nothing known

James SMITH
James Smith aged 22 is named on family headstone, it records "Who fell in the Great War on 24th June 1917 Aged 22" He cannot be found in the CWGC records, "Soldiers Died" or any of the usual records. His service records are not known and his death registration has not yet been found


Dear reader..Plese contact if you have even the smallest detail that may be applicable. The smallest clue is often enough to open all the right doors
In addition to these few here, there are many more on this website where a bit more information might take them out of the "believed to be" category

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