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.