The war memorial in Caistor St Edmund is located near to the entrance of the Church of St. Edmund. It was unveiled in 1922 at a ceremony overseen by John Corbould Warren, with eight names listed on it, including Warren’s son. There were only 32 households in the village at that time, so this was an enormous loss to Caistor St Edmund.
Fortunately, the war memorial is well looked after and there’s an information board with some details about the eight men who died, as well as another one later added to the memorial who died in the Second World War. Given that, I’ll post individually about those who died, partly to help me understand something about what this village looked like just over 100 years ago.
Roland La Fontaine Whittall.
Cederic Roland Minns.