Born in 1895 in Irstead to Samuel and Elthea (nee Allard) Balls. After his naval service as a 1st Class Stoke from 1915-1919 he married Ethel Gaze and moved to Stalham.
Details on the Memorial Plaque: Stoker 1st Class HMS Apollo – Survived
Military service: Royal Navy
Service no: K29396
Lifespan: 1895 – 1973
Occupation: Farm Worker