CARVER, James, son of John & Harriet Carver of Scotts Terrace (uncle of Robert George Carver, listed below)
CARVER, Robert George, Private 14891, 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Signed up 5 Sept 1914; sent to France 30 Aug 1915. Killed in action 21 Sep 1916; buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen; grave no.4131 (on army service record). Born 18 Feb 1896, son of William & Rachael Carver originally of Mulbarton, but later living in Loddon; sister Violet & brother Frederick. But his next-of-kin were his grandparents, John Carver (age 79) and Harriett Carver (age 75) of Scotts Terrace, Mulbarton. (Almost 5ft 8ins tall, grey eyes, brown hair, 'fresh' complexion - an agricultural labourer when he signed up). Awarded posthumously 1914 T5 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal. His grandparents were sent his effects (in 1917): his disc, letters, photos, New Testament, comb, matchbox case, and a cotton bag.
DAWSON, Albert, Private in Norfolk Regiment, 7th Battalion. Service no. 12483. Died 31st July 1915, age 20. Buried at Rifle House Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Son of Mr. & Mrs. James A. Dawson, Mulbarton, younger brother of George DAWSON (below).
DAWSON George, baptised in Mulbarton 1884, son of James & Elizabeth Dawson; older brother of Albert Dawson (killed 31 July 1915); married Rose c.1910, living in Wymondham 1911.
DOUBLEDAY, Henry (known as Harry), Norfolk Regiment service no 16208; then Essex Regiment 11th Battalion; service no. 20829. Killed 15 Sep 1916. Born Lakenham. Recorded as 'of Mulbarton' on Ancestry.
HUGGINS, Ernest Albert, Corporal in Border Regiment, 7th Battalion. Service no. 23055. Died 23rd April 1917, age 33. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 6. Son of Edward & Louisa Huggins of Mulbarton; husband of Lily Florence Huggins of Norwich Road, Mulbarton.
LARTER, Joseph Alfred, Private, Norfolk Regiment, 9th Battalion. Died 15th Sept. 1916, age 28, Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Eldest son of William & Sophia Jane Larter, Swainsthorpe.
LINCOLN, Albert, Private, Norfolk Regiment, 9th Battalion. Service no. 3/10386. Died 15 Nov 1915, aged 36. Husband of Alice Lincoln
MUSKETT, Cecil Frederick, Private in Norfolk Regiment 'A' Company, 1st Battalion. Service no. 29832. Died 9th Oct. 1917, age 20. Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper/Ypres, Belgium. Son of Frederick & Alice C. Muskett of Hill House, Mulbarton.
PRIEST, Ronald, joined the Royal Flying Corps in 1915 which became the RAF. Corporal in 98th squadron, service no. 7314. Died 28 Nov 1918, aged 38, in hospital in France of 'flu 'aggravated by exposure while on active mil. service'. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. Son of Cornelius & Elizabeth Priest; husband of Maria Elizabeth Priest. A watchmaker by trade, Ronald was born in Hull in 1883 and lived at various times in Leeds, Norwich (Earlham), Wroxham and Great Yarmouth. He married Maria Large of Swanton Morley in 1910 and they lived in Yarmouth. After Ronald went to war, Maria and their 3 children moved to Mellis. By 1918 she was in Norwich Road, Mulbarton and Ronald on the Absent Voters List. Maria was still listed as an elector in 1919, after which she moved to Acle and was still living there with her daughters in 1939. [Thanks to Hazel Brain and Paul White for information on this family]
RANDALL, Cecil Jesse, Private in Norfolk Regiment, 7th Battalion, service no. 266296. Killed 22 Oct 1917; buried at Zonnebeke in West Flanders. Enlisted at Wroxham. Son of William RANDALL (or RANDELL) and Mary Ann nee BECKWITH.
STACKYARD, William, Private in Norfolk Regiment, 1st/4th Batalion. Died 12th August 1915, age 21. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, panel 42-44, Gallipoli, Turkey. Son of Walter & Alice Jane Stackyard, The Rosery, Mulbarton.