Those who served and their descendants.

The following pages are the results  of researches of the individual families, some still within the village and others further afield, combined with the interest, research and enthusiam of "newcomers" Steve Bushby, Steve Tipler and Peter Trent.


Ernest Arthur Nelson

Of the seven Nelson names on the Roll of Honour, Ernest was the only one not to return.

Nicholas Brightmer Gould

A North Elmham man on the Roll of Honour

John Frederick Bacon

Ryburgh's soldier from Little Snoring

John William Doy

The only boy in a family of 5 children born to Arthur Doy and Harriet Ainger

Edmund Walter Betts

The second brother to die from a family of eight , four of whom served in the war

John Betts

The first of 2 brothers to die in Flanders

Charles Thomas Steward

The only Ryburgh man to die in the Mesopotamia Campaign

Frederick John Bone

A soldier remembered by his daughter and her mother?

Herbert Albert Chastney

A soldier from a prominent Methodist family

Albert Green

Frederick Green's older brother who was killed less than a week later on the same battlefield on the Somme

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