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Griston (Ss Peter & Paul) Churchyard, - Norfolk
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Griston, - Norfolk, Ss Peter & Paul's Churchyard contains 3 Commonwealth War Graves, - 1 from the First World War and 2 from the Second World War. One of the graves is that of a soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment.

We are very grateful to Richard Roberts (<richard.nsw@googlemail.com>) for providing the photographs of the memorial and the church.


Private Ernest George Brett. 4474. Select the above image for a larger version which opens in a new window. Close the window that opens to return to this page.
  Private Ernest George Brett. 4474.
5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Benjamin and Charlotte Brett; husband of May Julia Brett, of Griston, Thetford. Died at home 21 November 1916. Aged 36.
Enlisted Norwich, Resided Griston.

"In Loving Memory of
GEORGE ERNEST
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
MAY JULIA BRETT
ONLY SON OF
BENJAMIN & CHARLOTTE BRETT
WHO DIED NOVBR 21ST 1916
AGED 34 YEARS

DEAR IS THE GRAVE WHERE OUR LOVED ONE IS LAID
SWEET IS THE MEMORY WHICH NEVER WILL FADE
SWEET IS THE HOPE THAT AGAIN WE SHALL MEET.
KNEELING TOGETHER AT JESUS' FEET.

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"

Griston (Ss Peter & Paul) Churchyard and Private Brett's headstone (right)
Griston (Ss Peter & Paul) Churchyard and Private Brett's headstone (right)
Photo by Richard Roberts (<richard.nsw@googlemail.com>)

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