Speeton, Roll of Honour transcription:
The World War I Roll of Honour in Speeton Church.
SPEETON ROLL of HONOUR
THE GREAT WAR
"Remember the love of them who came not home from the war". Robert Bridges.
|HERBERT||WITTY ||18th Hussars (Queen Mary's Own)||Killed at Hulloch 27 Jan 1916|
|Buried near Vermeilles.
|EDWARD||NELSON||East Yorks Regt.||French Front, killed 29th Oct 1916|
|Buried in France
|FREDERICK J.||COEICDE||R.N.AB.Seaman Gunner||Drowned in the Channel|
|when H.M.S. Formidable was torpedoed 1st Jan 1915
"They were a wall unto us by night and by day" I. Sam. XXV. 1b
|ALFRED||WITTY ||R.A.S.C.||French Front.|
|JAMES||WITTY ||Signalman. R.N.||Battles of Falkland Isles and Jutland|
|GEORGE||WITTY ||R.F.A.||French Front|
|HENRY||NELSON||East Yorks Reg.||French Front|
|GEORGE||NELSON||R.G.A||French Front and Rhine Army of occupation|
|HERBERT||SELLERS||East Yorks Reg.||French Front prisoner of war|
|in Germany end of 1916 conclusion of hostilities.
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