Eriswell remembers

Eriswell Village SignEriswell war memorial sits outside the village church of St Laurence. It contains the names of 8 men who died during The Great War fighting for their country. We proudly remember these men and the sacrifices they made in losing their lives. Below we have provided details of them obtained from the Commonwealth War Graves commission and the War Graves Photograhic Project.

Roll of Honour for Eriswell
Private Robert Heffer memorial

200007 Private Robert Heffer

2nd/4th Battalion, Queen's Own
(Royal West Kent Regiment)
6th November 1917, aged 38
Jerusalem memorial
5 Eriswell. Wife Appolonia, two children

Private Frederick Worby grave

17985 Private Frederick Worby

11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
15th October 1917, aged 40
Dozingham military cemetery near Ypres
Lived in Caston, Married

Private Fred Brunning

26652 Private Fred Brunning

7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
9th August 1916, aged 37
Thiepval memorial, France
Shepherds' House, Lords Walk in Eriswell

Able Seaman George Snare

R/1557 Able Seaman George William Snare

Anson Battalion
Royal Naval Division
12th March 1918, aged 19
Orival Wood cemetery
Flesquieres near Cambrai
Chamberlain buildings farm

Private Rowland Burston

65135 Private Rowland John Burston

68th Field Ambulance
Royal Army medical Corps
12th December 1917, aged 38
Sarigol military cemetery, Kriston, Greece

Diver Charles Harding

49892 Driver Charles Harding

Royal Engineers
7th May 1917, aged 18
Eriswell churchyard
Cranhouse farm in Eriswell
Died in a training accident in London

Private George Smith

4971 Private George Smith

1st Battalion, King's Own
(Royal Lancaster Regiment)
1st July 1916, aged 38 or 39
Thiepval memorial, France
Widowed father lived at 42 Eriswell

Sapper Walter Brunning

550711 Sapper Walter Brunning

520th Field Company
Royal Engineers
16th April 1917, aged 40
Bedford House cemetery, Ypres
Lived in South Wimbledon. Wife Ethel

Copyright: Photographs are copyright of The War Graves Photographic Project.