Belton war dead from the first World War

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After one hundred years  we commemorate the Glorious dead from Belton.

World War One.

Alfred John Arrowsmith – Born in 1886 in Lowestoft  – (Rank) Corporal – The Royal Norfolk Regiment  – killed in action on the 9th March 1918 in France/Flanders, commemorated in ANZAC Cemetery Sailly – Sur – Lalys.

Ernest Charles Brooks –  Born in Belton Suffolk – (Rank) Private – Suffolk Regiment –  Killed in Action on the 13th September 1916 in France/Flanders, commemorated in the THIEPVAL Memorial on the Somme.

George Alfred Saul – Born in Belton Suffolk – (Rank) Private – Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment – Killed in action on the 21st September 1918 in France/Flanders, Commemorated in the VIS – EN – ARTOIS memorial near the Pas de Calais

Robert William Fuller – Born in Norwich – (Rank) Private – Suffolk Regiment – Killed in action on 20th July 1916 in France/Flanders, Commemorated in the THIEPVAL memorial on the Somme

Robert Francis Newark –  born in Belton the Son of William & Ester Jane Newark – Trimmer 1532″ TS RNR – HM Drifter ” Frons Olivae” Killed by a mine explosion off Ramsgate 12th October 1915, Commemorated in Chatham Naval Memorial.

James Henry Sharman – Son of George Sharman Beaconsfield House Belton – Rank Private – 6th Bn Leinster Regt.  – died of his wounds 10th April 1918 – Commemorated in Ramleh War cemetery in Palestine.

Walter Edward Young – Son of Walter and Mary Ann Young of Forest Gate London – Born in Belton Suffolk – Rank Private 27th Bn Machine gun corps (Infantry) – Killed on the 9th April 1917- Commemorated in Bailleul Road West Cemetery St. Laurent – Blangy France.

Published by Kim Saul

I have lived in Belton all my life, and went to the village School in the mid 60's then I went to Lothingland secondary Modern in Lound, Suffolk, I now work in Norwich. My interests are Photography and Music.