Suffolk Roll of Honour for our lost servicemen

There appears to be a discrepancy
in the WW1 records concerning the names on the
War Memorial, Suffolk County Council Roll of Honour and those listed on

The names listed on these pages may not be accurate as they came from several sources.
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The Suffolk Roll of Honour lists 27 names, however the village war memorial acknowledges that 47 soldiers were lost during the conflict


1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour issued by Suffolk County Council.

Surname Forename Rank Major Unit Sub Unit Parish
Aldous Charles Lance/Corporal Gloucestershire Regt 2nd/5th Batt Bures  2 Nov 1918
Aldous George Private Army Service Corps 7th Field Bakery Bures    
Blake Douglas Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers     Bures    
Block Stanley Rifleman King's Royal Rifle Corps     Bures    
Bowtell Walter Private Suffolk Regt 1st Batt Bures    
Cansdale Arthur Private Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regt   Bures    
Cansdale Charles Private Royal Army Medical Corps     Bures  
Cansdale Ernest Private East Surrey Regt 8th Batt Bures  
Cansdale Frank Sergeant Worcestershire Regt 3rd Batt Bures  
Cudmore Sidney Corporal Essex Regt   Bures  
Dixie William Private Suffolk Regt   Bures    
Eves Ernest Private Suffolk Regt 4th Batt Bures    
Francis Herbert Private Suffolk Regiment. 11th Batt Bures    
Gardiner Herbert Private Suffolk Regt 5th Batt Bures  
Hume George Gunner Royal Field Artillery   Bures    
Hume William Private Suffolk Regt 1st/5th Batt Bures    
Hurrell George Private Essex Regt   Bures    
Juniper Ernest Sergeant Essex Regt 10th Batt Bures  
Juniper Harry Private Suffolk Regt 1st Batt Bures  
Layer William Private Canadian Expeditionary Force Royal Canadian Highlanders Bures  
Sargent William Robert Private American Expeditionary Force 305th Int Coy Bures  
Shead Horace Private Suffolk Regt 3rd Batt Bures    
Tokeley Frank Trooper 11th Hussars   Bures    
Twitchett Arthur Corporal Royal Garrison Artillery 158th Siege Battery Bures    
Ward Arthur Private East Surrey Regt   Bures    
Ward Charles Private Royal Sussex Regt   Bures  
Willingham Frank Private
No 8475
Lincolnshire Regt Frank Willingham bures then to kings Lynn

04/10/1917 Flanders

Bures b1880


Poppies growing on the Somme battlefield near Thiepval in France.


Acknowledgment to Col R Probert for the archive material on the War Memorial construction.
Ypres grave photos supplied by Yvonne Drake.