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LEWES WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2006

The Lewes War Memorial can be found at School Hill, Lewes High Street. It encompasses men from many parishes (some of the churches are below). There are 251 names for World War 1 and 127 for World War 2. The various locations that are incorporated on this memorial are also listed separately here, they are SJ - St. Johns Sub Castro, SA - St Annes Westout, TB - St Thomas A'Becket, SM - St. Michaels Southover, St. John the Baptist (Well covered by Alison M.Bentons excellent Book - ISBN 9532833 0 5), PO - Lewes Post Office.

St Thomas A'Beckett
St John Sub Castro
Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2006
St Anne
Southover St John the Baptist
St Michael

IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF LEWES
WHO DIED
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
AND FOR MANKIND
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 1918
NAMES OF THE FALLEN

PEACE
LIBERTY
LIKEWISE
REMEMBER
THOSE OF
THIS TOWN
WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES
IN THE WAR
1939 - 1945
KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE

ADDISON

Percival H

Company Quartermaster Sergeant 17010. 1st Battalion, Royal Scots. Died on active service in India 20 May 1919 Aged 34. Resident of 32 St Nicolas Lane Lewes. Brother of Clement John Addison. Commemorated on The Kirkee 1914/18 Memorial, India

ADE

Edwin Stapley

Private. G. 16386. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds at home 21 March 1917. Aged 39. Son of Mr & Mrs George Stapley Ade of Lewes. Husband of L. L. Ade of 17, St. Swithins Terrace, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

ALLEN

Frederick James

Lance Corporal G. 7286. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in an air raid 15 October 1917. Aged 33. Son of George & Maria Allen of. 3, Thorpes Cottages, South Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried in Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery Belgium

ANSON

William Gordon

Private TF 265915. 14th Battalion, the Gloucestershire Regiment. 35th Division Killed in action near Ypres 22 October 1917 Aged 27. Son of The Rev. Harcourt Suft Anson former Rector of Southover and Mrs Edith Anson later of The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Employee of Bristol Aeroplane Works. Born in Derby and enlisted in Bristol. Southover. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

ARNOLD

David

Private. G. 15786. 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action 12 November 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Edward Arnold of 14, North Street, Lewes. Employed by Tickners of Cliffe High Street. Born St. Johns and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Lonsdale Cemetery Aveluy & Authuille.

ARNOLD

William George

Private. L. 7961. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 12 May 1915. Aged 28. Son of William & Millicent Arnold of 33, North Street, Lewes. Born, St. Johns, Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Regular. SJ. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery.

AUSTIN

Henry Albert

Able Seaman 140709. Royal Navy HMS "Alert" Mesopotamian Naval Units. Died in captivity in Mesopotamia 31 December 1916 Aged 42. Son of Henry & Matilda Austin of Lewes. Husband of Mrs Frances Alice Austin of ‘Tyneside’ St. Andrews Road, West Worthing. TB. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial Iraq.

AVIS

Harvey Thomas

Private 21107. 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 20 October 1916. Aged 41. Husband of Mary Jane Avis of 13, New Street, Lewes. Born in Buxted and enlisted in Brighton. SJ. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BAKER

Joseph

Corporal 149668. The Labour Corps. Husband of Mrs J Baker of 79, South Street, Lewes. Aged 48 no other details found Included in medal Rolls.

BARNES

Ernest

Sergeant 119304. 253rd Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of Wounds 9 April 1918 Aged 26. Son of Walter & Emily Barnes of Ringmer. Husband of Alice Jane Barnes of 11 Lime Terrace, Lewes. Born in Ringmer and enlisted in Lewes Included on Ringmer War Memorial. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

BARNES

Horace Edward

Corporal 704032. 135th Company The Labour Corps. Att. Chinese Labour Corps, Former Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in France after the war 19 November 1919 Aged 49 Husband of Mrs Alice Barnes of 13, West Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes. Buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte

BARNES

Walter James

Private. T/312427. The Army Service Corps. Died 1 March 1919 Aged 39. Resident of 11, Malling Street, Lewes. Brother of Mr J R Barnes. Medal rolls only No other details found with SDGW or CWGC. Place of burial unknown.

BATCHELOR

Harry

Sergeant G. 6279. 14th Reserve Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment Died of tuberculosis at home 8 September 1918 Aged 42 Husband of Mrs E. M. Batchelor of 8, English Passage, Lewes. TB. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Medal Rolls only Place of burial unknown

BEAGLEY

Frank

Private. SD 2058. 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 30. Son of George & Anne Beagley of 36, Grange Road, Southover, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Eastbourne Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BECK

Frederick James

Gunner 163858. 434 Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Died in France 11 October 1917. Aged 39. Son of Frederick and Eliza Beck. Husband of Alice Beck of 34 Western Road, St. Anns Lewes. Born in Alfriston and enlisted in Brighton. SA. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium

BENEY

John

Private. 48895. 9th Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment. Died of cholera in India 26 March 1919. Aged 36. Husband of Mrs M. Beney of 1, Toronto Terrace, Lewes SJ. Commemorated on The Kirkee 1914/18 Memorial, India

BIGNELL ‘

William John

Private. G. 40924. 1/8th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 56th London Division. Killed in action near Arras 21 April 1918 Aged 27. Husband of Mrs W. J. Bignell (Remarried) of. 130 Malling Street, Lewes Born in Patcham & enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Royal West Kents. Buried in Dainville British Cemetery

BLABER, MM

Lewis Victor

Sergeant 31786. 208th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 9 April 1918 Aged 25. Son of Edward Lewis & Emily Harriett Blaber of 3, Elm Grove, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Newhaven. Resident of Lewes. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium

BLACKMORE

William H

Private 923. 1/1st Battalion, The West Somerset Hussars. "C"Squadron Killed in action on Gallipoli 17. 10. 15. Aged 39. Son of George & Marie Blackmore of Lewes. Husband of Annie Lucy Blackmore of 6, Lancaster Street, Lewes. Enlisted in Taunton, Somerset. SJ. Buried in Hill 10 Cemetery, Gallipoli.

BLAGROVE

Arthur John

Private. Tf. 2338. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue. 9 May 1915 Aged 24. Son of Edwin & Jane Blagrove of 72, The High Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Hastings. Employee of Messrs Hart Tailors of Eastbourne. Southover W. M. and SM. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

BOTTING

Horace Stephen

Private. TF. 240846. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division (Pioneers) Italian Front. Died of wounds in Italy 9 March 1918 Aged 29. Son of Mrs M Botting of Chapel Hill Lewes. Enlisted in Lewes. TB. Buried in Giavera Cemetery, Italy

BREACH

Harold Henry

Private. TF. 1672. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue. 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr Breach and Mrs Harriett Breach of 4, Davey’s Lane, Lewes. Born in South Malling and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

BREACH

William

Private. G. 2227. 8th (Pioneer) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 18th Division. Died of wounds 25 March 1918 Aged 30. Born St. Johns, Lewes and enlisted in Lewes. Son of Mr Breach & Mrs Harriett Breach of. 4, Davey’s Lane Lewes. Buried in Roye New British Cemetery

BRIGGS

Cecil Reginald

Guardsman 9917. 2nd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. 2nd Division Killed in action, on the Aisne 14 September 1914. Aged 20. Son of Edward & Esther Briggs of 45 North Street, Lewes. Born St. Johns Lewes and enlisted in Lewes SJ. Buried in Vailly British Cemetery

BUCKMAN

Ernest William James

Private. L. 11230. 6th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 12 August 1918 Aged 19. Born in Woolwich and enlisted in Mill Hill. Son of Mr & Mrs Buckman of "High Risley" The Avenue, Lewes. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Buried in Morlancourt British Cemetery No 2.

BURGESS

Albert

L/Cpl 1577. 1/21st Battalion, The London Regiment (The Surrey Rifles) 47th Division Killed in action 23 May 1916 Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Burgess of 31, Lancaster Street, Lewes. Husband of Alice May Burgess of Eggington Road, Etwall, Derbyshire. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Camberwell. SJ. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

BURGESS

John

Private. SD. 5438. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat. 28 March 1918 Aged 20. Son of Mrs A. Miller of Lewes later of 64, Five Ash Down. Born at Stonham near Lewes and enlisted in Lewes Resident of 2, Mount Pleasant Place. Formerly with the 12th Battalion. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

BUTCHERS

George Frederick

Trooper 1761. Household Battalion, Formerly Sussex Yeomanry. Killed in action near Arras 3 May 1917. Aged 29. Resident of "Cairn Reigh" Wallands, Lewes. Son of Mr & Mrs George Butchers of Thetford, Norfolk Born in Alfriston and enlisted in Lewes. SA. SJ. Buried in Roeux British Cemetery

CARPENTER

David John

Air Mechanic 3rd Class Royal Air Force. No1 Balloon Section Died 15 July 1918 Aged 41. Son of Mr & Mrs Carpenter of 3, North Road, Ringmer. Husband of Georgina Blanche Carpenter of 7, Southdown Place Malling Street, Lewes. TB. Buried in La Targette British Cemetery Neauville St. Vaast

CHAMPION

Frank Edward

Fireman. Merchant Navy SS "Nigel" (Leith). Lost at sea 12 November 1915. Aged 44. Husband of Mrs F. E. Champion of 14, South Street, Lewes. TB. Commemorated on The Tower Hill Memorial

CHANDLER

Albert Thomas

Private 26755. 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 21 March 1918 Aged 32. Son of Albert & Jane Chandler, Husband of Kate Chandler of 4, Lancaster Road, Lewes. Formerly Royal Sussex Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. SJ. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial

CHANDLER

Frederick

Gunner. "B"Battery 119th Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. 8 September 1918 Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Chandler of 134, The High Street, St. Anns, Lewes. Born in Herstmonceux and enlisted in Hove. SJ. Buried in Bailluel Communal Cemetery Extension.

CLARKE

John Edward

Corporal G. 42738. 23rd, Battalion, the Middlesex Regiment. 41st Division Killed in action near Ypres 21 September 1917 Aged 27. Husband of Mrs Dora Clark (Remarried) of 6, Priory Place, Lewes, later of Southampton. Born in Southsea and enlisted in Brighton. Resident of Lewes SA SJ. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

COLE

Alfred

Corporal 6124. 14th Hussars. Regular Cavalryman with 16 years service, Died of influenza in military hospital in Meerut India after serving in Mesopotamia. 27 October 1918 Aged 29. Son of Alfred & Elizabeth Cole of 6, Priory Place, Southover High Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester in 1902. Southover W. M. Buried in Delhi War Cemetery, India.

COLEMAN

Thomas Robert

Pioneer 165725. The Royal Engineers. 47th Signals Company. Killed in action. 28 May 1917 Aged 18. Son of Thomas Robert & Mrs A. E. Coleman of. 2, The Course, Southover, Lewes, later of Newhaven. Born Hampden Park, Eastbourne and enlisted in Lewes. Southover W. M. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery En No 4

COLES

Arthur

Private. G. 21611. 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 18th Division Killed in action during the German Spring Offensive 23 March 1918 Aged 36 Formerly Sussex Yeomanry. Son of Mr & Mrs J. G. Coles of. 112, The High Street,, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Ealing. Resident of Acton, Middlesex. SA. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

COLLINS

Harry Constable

Corporal 46256. "A" Battery 88th Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 22 June 1917 Aged 33. Son of Alban & Katherine Collins. Husband of. Mrs Jessie Collins of 29, Lancaster Street, Lewes. Enlisted in London. Buried in Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Belgium

CONNETT

Henry

Probably Gunner RMA 6322 (RMR/B/885. The Royal Marine Light Artillery. Reservist HMS "Aboukir" lost with the Armoured Cruiser off the Dutch coast 22 September 1914. (Torpedoed by U9.) Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs George Connett of 43, New Road, Lewes. SJ. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

COOMBES

George Richard

Private. G. 50843. 4th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action 13 August 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs William Coombes of 4, Garden Cottages, Cliffe, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. TB. Buried in St Amand British Cemetery

COOMBES

William George

Private. G. 7341. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action at Ovillers 7 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs William Coombes of 4, Garden Cottages, Cliffe, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. (Served as William Lewis. SDGW Part 40) TB. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

COOPER

Ernest Arthur

Corporal 1389. 10th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 19th Division Killed in action 6 June 1918. Aged 32. Son of John Howes & Mary Elizabeth Cooper of Dorset Road, Lewes, later of 40, Blatchington Road, Hove. Born in Yardley and enlisted in Birmingham Enlisted in Hay Mills, Birmingham. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial

COOPER

Henry John

Private. 28450. 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 50th Division Killed in action 7 October 1918 Aged 28. Son of John & Frances Cooper of 1, Waterloo Place, Lewes. Formerly Lancers. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Croydon. Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy

COOPER

John Horace

Corporal G. 3072. 6th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 13 October 1915 Aged 40. Born St. Mary’s Halifax, Yorkshire and enlisted in Canterbury, Kent. Resident of Dorset Road Lewes. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

COOPER

Ronald Douglas

Sergeant SD. 3077. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 27 September 1917 Aged 23. Son of John & Frances Cooper of 1, Waterloo Place, Lewes. Born in Burgess Hill and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

COWLES

Reginald James

Private. G. 23011. 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 3 July 1918 Aged 35. Husband of Mrs R J. Coles of 21, Morris Road, Lewes. Born in Portsmouth and enlisted in Lewes. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment (G. 6097) TB. Buried in Varennes Military Cemetery.

COX

Timothy

Private. 20767. Royal Army Pay Corps. Died at home 26. 2. 19 Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Cox of Shelley Terrace Lewes. SA. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

CRADDOCK

Walter Amos

Gunner. 150693. 5th Labour Battalion,, The Labour Corps. Formerly The Royal Field Artillery. Died at home suffering from gas poisoning. 21 April 1918 Aged 36. Husband of Mrs Emily Craddock of 107. Malling Street, Lewes, later of 2, Flora Cottages, Lee Street, Horley, Surrey. Born in Lewes. Buried in St. Michaels Churchyard, South Malling.

CROCK

George

Lance Corporal 1596. 4th Battalion, Guards Machine Gun Regiment. Formerly The Scots Guards. Killed in action 5 September 1918. Aged 36. Son of John Henry and Mary Jane Crock of 6, Mount Pleasant, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes SJ. Buried in Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension

CROCK

Samuel

Shoeing Smith TS. 4386. Royal Army Service Corps, Salonika. Att. Royal Field Artillery. Died in Greece 13 October 1918 Aged 42. Son of John Henry & Mary Jane Crock of 6, Mount Pleasant, Lewes. Husband of Mrs S Crock (remarried) of Malling Street, Lewes, later of 27 New Road, Ridgewood near Uckfield. Born St. Johns, Lewes and enlisted in Lewes TB SJ. Buried in Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetry, Salonika, Greece.

CROCK

Thomas

Petty Officer 2nd Class 158554. RFR/CH/B/4647 Royal Navy HMS "Aboukir". Killed in action 22 September 1914. Lost with the armoured cruiser off the Dutch coast Aged 40. Son of John Henry & Mary Jane Crock of. 6, Mount Pleasant, Lewes. SJ. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial

CROCK

William Henry

Sergeant 284187. 227th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 26 June 1917 Aged 32. Son of John Henry & Mary Jane Crock of 6, Mount Pleasant, Lewes Husband of Alice Maude Crock of 36, Riley Road, Brighton. Born St. Johns, Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. SJ. Buried in Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck.

CROUCH

James

Private. TF. 240961. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division (Pioneers). Died of wounds 7 October 1917 Aged 26. Son of Robert & Elizabeth Crouch of 34, St. Pancras Lane, Southover, Lewes. Husband of Jessie Crouch of 11, St. Pancras Gardens, Southover, Lewes. Left two children. Born & enlisted in Lewes. Southover W. M. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery Belgium

DEAN

Alfred Alexander

Air Mechanic 2 38554. Royal Flying Corps. Died of his injuries in Littlehampton Hospital after falling from a balloon. 1 May 1918 Aged 37. Son of George & Amelia Dean of Canning Street, Brighton and later 10, Grange Road, Southover Lewes. Included on Brighton and Southover War Memorials. Buried in St. Pancras Churchyard Kingston by Lewes.

DIPLOCK

Harry

Private G. 13869. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action during the March Retreat. 24 March 1918 Aged 26 Resident of 9, Westgate Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester, Brother in law of Mrs Annie Diplock. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

DIPLOCK

William

Private. G. 8700. 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of tuberculosis at home 22 November 1918. Aged 24. Son of Harry & Kate Diplock of Lewes. Husband of Mrs Annie Diplock of, Rock Street, Kemp Town Brighton. Resident of 9, Westgate Street,, Lews Included on Brighton War Memorial. Buried in St. Michaels Parish Church Cemetery, Lewes.

DITCH

William George

Chief Stoker 149805. Royal Navy HMS "Bulwark". Lost when the Battleship blew up at anchor off Sheerness Dockyard 26 November 1914 Aged 41. Husband of Mrs Margaret Eleanor Ditch of Southdown Cottage, 23, Chapel Hill, Lewes. Born in Lewes. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

DRAKE

Frederick Augustus

Captain. The Warwickshire Yeomanry. Att. Imperial Mounted Division Palestine. later. Machine Gun Battalion. Left Egypt for France. Drowned when the Troopship SS "Leason Castle" was torpedoed by a U boat off Alexandria. 93 members of the unit lost 27 May 1918 Aged 35 Husband of Mrs Isabel Julia Drake (remarried) of Winterbourne Lodge, Lewes. Son of Augustus Fitt and Agnes Drake SA SM. Buried in Chatby Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt

DUNCAN

William T

Rifleman 2218. 6th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. Died at Home 12 January 1917 Aged 27. Husband of Mrs Mary Anne Elizabeth Duncan of 10, North Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Brighton resident. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

DUNNING

John Montague

Corporal G. 16392. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 14. 6. 17 Aged 30. Son of John & Mary Dunning of Norbury House, Gobowen near Oswestry, Shropshire. Born in Nantwich, Cheshire and enlisted in Lewes. Resident of The Temperance Hotel Lewes SJ. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery Belgium

EADE

George William Osborne

Private 57547. 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 41st Division. Died of wounds 5 August 1917 Aged 19. Son of George & Anna Maria Eade of 3, The Course, Southover, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Porter L. B. & S. C. R. Southover W. M. Buried in Godewaerswelde British Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium

EADES

James

Able Seaman 238050. Royal Navy HMS "Hampshire". Lost with the Cruiser when she was mined off the Orkneys. 5 June 1916 Aged 25. Grandson of Mrs Anne Matilda Eades of. 21, New Road, Lewes. SJ. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

EASTON

William George

Driver 45434. Royal Field Artillery 29th Brigade Ammunition Column Killed in action near Ypres 5 April 1915 Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs William Easton of Lewes. Husband of Delphine Louisa Easton of 8, Armstrong Street, Ashton on Ribble, Preston, Lancashire. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Postman. Buried in Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck

ELDRIDGE

Arthur

Sergeant G. 579. 17th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 33rd Division. Killed in action 3 January 1918. Aged 23. Husband of Mrs A. Eldridge (remarried) formerly of 27, South Street, Lewes. Born in Erith, Kent and enlisted in Tottenham. TB. Buried in Ribecourt Road Cemetery, Trescault

EVENDEN

Henry

Private TF 290263. 15th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of tuberculosis at home 4 April 1917 Aged 29. Son of Arthur & Eliza Evenden. Husband of Betsy Elizabeth Evenden of 30, Railway Road, Newhaven. Born in Rodmell and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Southover, Lewes.

FARLEY

Frederick John

Gunner 139322. 379th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in military hospital in Alexandria, Egypt 19 November 1917 Aged 41. Son of Frederick Albert and Eliza Mary Farley of West Tytherleigh, Hampshire. Husband of Charlotte Anne. Farley of The Lamb Hotel, Lewes. Born in West Tytherleigh, and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Alexandra (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

FELLOWS

George

Private. G14991. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Wounded on the Somme and died at home 13 July 1916. Aged 41. Son of Jesse & Eliza Fellows, Husband of Hepzibah Fellows of 15, Eastport Lane, Southover, Lewes. Left eight children. Former regular soldier with 8 years service. Carpenter by trade. Southover W. M. Buried in St John the Baptist Southover Churchyard

FLOYD

Norman Victor

Sergeant 9981. 2nd Battalion, The Welch Regiment 1st Division. Died in military hospital at Le Havre of wounds suffered at Cuinchy 28 January 1915 Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Floyd of Western Road Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes SM. Buried in St. Marie Cemetery Le Havre

FORD

Clifford Macdonald

Lance Bombardier 122355. The Royal Garrison Artillery (Suusex TF). Gassed during the war and died at home 5. 3. 20 Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs William Henry Ford of 15, South Street, Lewes. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

FORD

Charles Walter

Corporal 20144. 2/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Home reserve Unit. Died at home 7 January 1916 Aged 49. Husband of Lucy Ford of 32, Morris Road, Lewes. No record with CWGC, SDGW or Medal Rolls. Burial location unknown

FRANK

Clement John

Private. 20016. 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 41stDivision Killed in action on the Somme 7. 10. 16 Aged 25. Son of William & Elizabeth Mary Frank of 20, The High Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in A. I. F. Burial Ground, Flers.

FRENCH

Charles Henry

Private 41049. 1/4th Battalion, The Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment. 55th Division. Killed in action 26 April 1918 Aged 20. Son of Henry & Hannah French of 17, St. Pancras Gardens, Lewes Born in Southover Lewes and enlisted in Lewes. Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

FROST

Charles

Private. SD. 3349. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Died of wounds at home in military hospital at Rochester 6 August 1916 Aged 30. Son of Mr & Mrs Frost of Lewes. Employee of Southdown & East Grinstead Breweries, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. TB. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

FRY

Thomas Jesse

Gunner 163904. ‘A’ Battery 246 Brigade The Royal Field Artillery Killed in action 12 October 1918 Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Ada Fry of 17, Toronto Terrace, Lewes. Enlisted in Eastbourne. SJ. Buried in St. Aubert British Cemetery

FRY

William Osborne

Private. SD. 2312. 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action at St. Julien 31 July 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr Fry and Mrs Annie Louisa Fry of 98, The High Street, Lewes. Born in Bristol and enlisted in Brighton SM. Buried in Track X Cemetery St. Jean, Ypres.

FULLER

Albert Frank

Private. 292094. 704th Labour Corps. Formerly Pioneer, The. Royal Engineers. Died at home 21 December 1918 Aged 50. Husband of Mrs Jane Fuller of 18, Spring Gardens St. Johns, Lewes. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Medal rolls only. Burial location unknown.

FULLER

Percy

Bombardier 374370. "F" Anti Aircraft Battery. The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Langemark 16 November 1917 Aged 29. Son of George & Hannah Fuller of Lewes. Husband of Emma Florence Fuller (remarried) later of Chatham. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Cemetery House Cemetery. Langemark, Belgium.

FULLER

Sidney William

Private. G. 5923. 8th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action at Loos 26 September 1915 Aged 21. Son of Mrs Anne Relph of 11 Nevill Road, St. Anns, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. SA & SJ. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial

FUNNELL

Frederick James

Private. S. 1705. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Cuinchy 2 January 1915 Aged 21. Son of James & Mary Anne Funnell of 9, Wellington Street, Lewes. Reservist Born & enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

FUNNELL

Herbert George

Private. TF. 1709. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915 Aged 19. Son of James & Mary Anne Funnell of 9, Wellington Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

GALE

Herbert William

Lance Corporal G. 51411. 16th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 33rd Division Formerly Royal Sussex. Killed in action near Arras 31 May 1917 Aged 19. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Lewes resident at 1, Pelham Terrace, Lewes. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

GASTON

Albert Harold

Private. TF. 242015. 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 13th Division (Mesopotamia). Killed in action during the defence of Baku by the 39th Brigade ("Dunsterforce") in Azerbaijan. 1 September 1918. Aged 22. Son of Ellen Gaston of 3, North Court, Cliffe Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Formerly with the Royal Sussex T. F. TB. Commemorated on The Tehran Memorial. Persia (Iran)

GILLETT

Charles Walter

Private. G. 18199. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Becourt 3 September 1916 Aged 19. Son of George James & Fanny Gillett of. 27, Sun Street, later of "Sydney House" The High Street, Lewes. Enlisted in Lewes. SA SJ. Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery.

GLOVER, DCM & Medaille Militaire

Brian Edward

Second Lieutenant. Royal Flying Corps. No 8 Squadron (BE2c’s). Shot down by anti aircraft guns over enemy lines 13 March 1916 Aged 21. Son of Councillor Edmond and Mrs Gertrude Glover of "Brookside, Southover High Street, Lewes. Formerly with the Royal Engineers with whom he won his decorations. Born in Southover. Southover W. M. Buried in Vis en Artois British Cemetery, Picardy.

GLOVER

Benjamin Hilton

Captain. 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. Att. 50th T. M. Batteries. 18th Division. Killed in action near Montauban 1 July 1916 Aged 19. Son of Councillor Edmond & Mrs Gertrude Glover of "Brookside" Southover High Street, Lewes. Born Southover. Formerly with the 1/5th Royal Sussex. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz

GODDEN

Arthur George

Driver 49053. Royal Field Artillery 48th Divisional Amunition Column. Killed in action near Ypres 25 September 1917 Aged 22. Husband of Mrs A G Godden of 2, Brook Street, Lewes. Enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Track X Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

GORDON

David Roland

Private. 19027. 8th Battalion, The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment "D"Company 3rd Division. Killed in action 16 July 1917 Aged 21. Son of Alfred Preston and Mary Gordon of. 23, Friars Walk, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in London. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

GRAY

Walter Frank

Private. 12116. 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 18th Division Killed in action near Montauban on the Somme 1 July 1916 Aged 19. Resident of 1, Pelham Terrace, Lewes. Son of Mr & Mrs Gray later of 6, Sudeley Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Born in Lewes and enlisted in London. SJ. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz

GREEN

Francis George

Private. SD. 4766. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action near Gouzeaucourt 10 March 1918. Aged 36. Son of Henry Stephen and Mary Green of 1, St. Jame’s Street, Southover, Lewes. Husband of Mrs Harriett Green of Sea Lane, Ferring. Previously wounded. Born in Lewes and enlisted in London. Southover W. M. Buried in Fins New British Cemetery.

HAFFENDEN

Richard William

Rifleman 4198. 1/8th Battalion, The London Regiment (The Post Office Rifles) 47th London Division. Killed in action 21 May 1916. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs Helen Haffenden of 30 Western Road, Lewes later of West Firle. Enlisted in London. SA. PO. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

HARLAND

Wilfred Jeffrey

Private. 59234. 25th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers. 34th Division. Killed in action near Croiselles 21 March 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Harland of 18, St. Johns Terrace, Lewes. Brother of Percy Harland of Lingfield. Formerly R. A. O. Corps. Born & enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

HARRIS

Walter

Gunner. 238503. "B" Battery 113th Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres. 1 October 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Mrs A. Harris of 47, Malling Street, Lewes. Enlisted in Lewes TB. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

HARVEY, DCM

Alec

Private. G. 4336. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action near Ephey Wood 18 September 1918 Aged 23. Son of Owen & Sarah Anne Harvey of 112, Western Road, Lewes, Born in Lewes and enlisted in Eastbourne. SA. Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery

HARVEY

Charles William

Private. G/16506. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action near Hargicourt 21 November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Ernest & Isabella Harvey of 8, Westgate Street, St. Michaels, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Henfield. SM. Included on Henfield Parish Church W. M. Buried in Hargicourt British Cemetery

HARVEY

Reginald

Private. TF. 315508. 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division, Killed in action at Quennet Copse 21 September 1918. Aged 28. Son of John & Alice Harvey of The Fire Station Lewes. Husband of Mrs Maria Esther Harvey of Soap Factory Lane, Lewes, later of Cranleigh, Surrey. Born in Haywards Heath and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial.

HARVEY

Walter

Corporal SD. 318. 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Wounded near Ypres and died of wounds at home 27 September 1917. Aged 25. Son of Owen & Annie Harvey of 112, Western Road, Lewes. Born St. Anne’s Lewes and enlisted in Eastbourne. SA. SM. Buried in St. Margaret of Antioch Churchyard Ditchling.

HAYDON

Lee

Private. TF. 2446. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 28. Son of Flaxman & Anne Haydon of Shepherds Bush, West London. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Hastings. Resident of 6, Western Road, Lewes. SM. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial.

HAYLER

Leslie James

Able Seaman Z/240 R. N. V. R. "Hawke" Battalion, 63rd, Royal Naval Division. Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel 12 November 1916 Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Richard J Hayler of 45, The High Street, Cliffe, Lewes. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

HEAD

Arthur Henry

Corporal S. 1667. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action on the Somme near Geaudecourt 7 October 1916 Aged 21. Son of William & Annie Head of 9, Priory Street, Southover, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Employed locally as a gardener. Reservist Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

HEASMAN

James

Private. 4798. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 25 November 1917 Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs James Heasman. Born in Rotherfield and enlisted in Hove. Former Lewes resident. SJ. Included on Crowborough War Memorial. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial

HENDLEY

Albert Charles

Private. TF. 320417. 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Killed in action at the third battle of Gaza, 6 November 1917 Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Hendley of 13, Station Street, Lewes. Born in Heathfield and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery Palestine.

HEWLETT

Albert Ernest

Corporal G. 24398. 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division Killed in action 21 September 1918 Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs William Hewlett of 7, The High Street, Lewes, Born and enlisted in Lewes. Formerly Royal Sussex. SJ. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial

HILLMAN

William Norris

Private. G. 1488. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 18. Son of William Alfred & Beatrice Hillman of The Post Office 8, Southover High Street, Lewes. Born in Southover and enlisted in Lewes. Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

HOAD

Stephen

Private 29192. 10th Battalion, The East Yorkshire Regiment. 31st Division. Killed in action 12 April 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Hoad of 41, North Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester SJ. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

HOAD

William

Gunner 374367. 130th Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds during the German March offensive 21 March 1918. Aged 31. Son of Rose Hoad of 5, Garden Cottages, Lewes. Born in South Malling and enlisted in Lewes. TB. Buried in Montescourt- Lizerolles Communal Cemetery

HOLDER

George William

Gunner 121810. Anti Aircraft Units The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of disease in Hardelot Military Hospital near Etaples. 25 October 1918 Aged 30. Son of John & Lucy Holder of Lewes. Husband of Mrs Agnes Holder (remarried) of St. Panceas Gardens, Southover. Employee of the Lewes Waterworks. Enlisted in Lewes, Southover W. M. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery

HOLLAND

Reginald John Edward

Private G. 3122. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 27 September 1915 Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs E. Holland of 3, St. Pancras Villas, St. Pancras Gardens, Southover, Lewes. Born in Horsted Keynes and enlisted in Lewes. Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial.

HOPKINS

Herbert Edward

Lance Corporal TF. 320429. 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Died of wounds near Moislaines 4 September 1918 Aged 26. Brother of W. A. Hopkins. Resident of 21, Keere Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. SM. Bur Heilly Station Cemetery.

HORNE

Reginald Harry

Private. TF 240103. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in an air attack 22 September 1917. Aged 27. Son of Harry & Annie Horne of "Stable Cottage" 24, Southover High Street, Southover, Lewes. Born St. Martins, Suffolk and enlisted in Lewes. Southover W. M. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery. Belgium

HURST

Ernest Jewell

Sergeant TF. 241031. 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action near Hooge 4 October 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mr Hurst & Mrs Sarah. A. Hurst of 106, Western Road, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Bromley, Kent. Resident of Brixton. SA. & SM. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

HUTSON

George William

Sergeant L. 9097. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Vendresse 14 September 1914 Aged 24. Husband of Mrs Kate Elizabrth Hutson of 3, Roseland Cottage, Cliffe, Lewes later of. 19 Neville Road, St, Annes. Son of George & Frances Hutson of Heathfield. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Regular. Included on Heathfield War Memorial and Parish Church. Sergeant Hutson represented Great Britain in the Stockholm Olympics of 1912 and won a bronze medal for the 5, 000 Metres, TB. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

IZZARD

Ernest

Private. G. 4831. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915 Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs James Izzard of 2, Vine Cottages, Jarvis Brook. Husband of Mrs Agnes Winifred Izzard of 39, Priory Street, Lewes. ( 7, Lancaster Place) Left 2 children. Grocers assistant. Born in Crowborough and enlisted in Brighton. Included on Crowborough and District War Memorial. TB. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

JACKSON

Howard Vincent

Private. 13413. 8th Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. Pioneers, 12th Division. Died of wounds at home in hospital at Brighton 19 September 1915 Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Horace Jackson of 162, The High Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in St. Ann’s Churchyard, Lewes.

JEFFREY

Frederick

Private. 27432. 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division Killed in action at Cambrai 30 November 1917 Aged 38. Son of Mr & Mrs. A Jeffery of "Tainters" Piltdown. Brother of Archibald Jeffery of Gables Cottage, 55, Southover High Street, Lewes. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial

JENNER

Thomas Ernest

Private. TF. 22804E. Labour Corps Northern Command Labour Centre. Died in military hospital in Ripon Yorkshire. 15 March 1919 Aged 32. Husband of Mrs Louisa Jenner of 71, Malling Street, Lewes. TB. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

JOHNSON

George

Gunner 61729. 72nd Battery 38th Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action at Messines 7 June 1917 Aged 25. Son of Eliza Johnson of 16, Brook Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Strand Cemetery, Belgium.

JOHNSON

George Edward

Private. TF. 1439. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Severely wounded at Richebourg 9 May 1915 and died the following day Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs George Johnson of 3, Castle Banks, Lewes. Born St. Johns and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

JONES

Alfred James

Fireman. Mercantile Marine SS"Exchange". Lost when torpedoed by a U Boat. 23 March 1917 Aged 24. Son of William & Elizabeth Mary Jones of. 6, Soap Factory Lane, Cliffe, Lewes. Previously served with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (Wounded) discharged and rejoined M. N. ??. More information needed. (Medal Rolls. Private. L 10327). Commemorated on The Tower Hill Memorial

KENWARD

Frederick William

Private. 477491. The Royal Canadian Regiment. 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action near Ypres 5 June 1916 Aged 34. Son of George James & Mary Jane Kenward of. 5, Wellington Street, Lewes. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial (Canadian Section) Ypres, Belgium.

KENWARD

Sidney Elphick

Private. L. 7474. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Vendresse 14 September 1914. Aged 28. Son of George James & Mary Jane Kenward of. 5, Wellington Street, Lewes. Regular. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

KNIGHT

Frederick Jesse

Lance Corporal 76568. The Tank Corps "D" Battalion. Killed in action near Cambrai 20 November 1917. Aged 23. Son of Emily Elizabeth Clarke of 2, Walwers Lane, Lewes. Born in Buxted and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly 10065 Royal Sussex. Buried in Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres

LANCASTER

Henry William

Private. (Bugler) TF. 1670. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915 Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Lancaster of. 45, Sun Street, Lewes. Born in Withyham and enlisted in Lewes SJ. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial.

LANGRIDGE

Alfred Thomas

Private. TF. 1901. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915. Aged 34. Born St. Ann’s Lewes and enlisted in Lewes. Resident of "Hilltop" Wallands, Lewes. Brother of George Langridge. SA. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

LARKIN

Ernest

Private. SD. 1638. 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died 2 June 1917 Aged 26. Son of Arthur & Emma Larkin of 5, Union Place South Street, Lewes. Brother of Mr H. Larkin. Born in Herstmonceux and enlisted in Lewes Employee of "The Bear" Hotel TB. Buried in Hop Store Cemetery, Vlamertinghe, Belgium

LAWRENCE

Frederick

[Listed on War Memorial as LAURENCE] Leading Seaman 158449. Royal Navy HMS "Princess Irene". Lost when the auxilliary vessel blew up off Sheerness with an internal explosion 27 May 1915 Aged 41. Son of Alfred & Jane Lawrence of 109, South Street, Lewes. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

LAWSON

Cecil Harold

Private 33347. 1st Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 5th Division Killed in action near Arras. 23 April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs James Lawson of 63, Western Road, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. SA. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial.

LAWSON-LEWIS

Graham

Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers. 4th Division. Wounded on the Somme and died in hospital at Le Treport 9 July 1916 Aged 24. Son of Frederick & Edith Augusta Lawson-Lewis of Lewes and Eastbourne. Included on Eastbourne War Memorial. SM. Buried in Le Treport Military Cemetery.

LUCAS

Wilfred

Second Lieutenant. "C" Battery 100th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery Att. 22nd Division. Killed in action in the Balkans 23 December 1916 Aged 28. Third son of John Clay & Caroline Agnes Lucas of The Castle Precincts Lewes. Educated at The Kings School Canterbury. Went to Australia in 1912 and enlisted in the Australian Light Horse. Gazetted to the R. F. A. in June 1915. Served in France and Egypt. SJ. Buried in Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece,

MANN

Hubert Victor

Private. TF. 2453. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Mann of 20, Thomas Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Hastings. TB. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial,

MANVILLE

Alfred

Private. G. 5766. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action at Guillemont on the Somme 20 August 1916. Aged 22. Son of Alfred & Mary Anne Manville of Spring Gardens, St. Johns, Lewes. Husband of Mrs A. Manville of Circus Street, Brighton. Employee of Mooreys, Lewes High Street. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton SJ. Included on Brighton War Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

MARKS

William Henry

Sergeant 2413. 9th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, 14th Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Courcelette. 15 September 1916. Aged 28. Son of William & Emily Marks of 13, New Road, St, Johns, Lewes. Born in Chelsea and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

MARTIN

Albert

Gunner 35267. 282nd Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action during the March Retreat 28 March 1918. Aged 26. Son of C. Martin 3, Neville Road, Lewes SA. Born in Tarring Neville & enlisted in Newhaven. Buried in Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy Les Mofflaines.

MARTIN

Frank Harold

Private. 81748. The Royal West Surrey Regiment. Died at home in hospital in Norwich after the war 9. 4. 19 Aged 19. Son of Thomas Potter and Ruth Martin of Potters Lane, Southover, Lewes. Southover W. M. Buried in St. John The Baptist Churchyard, Southover.

MARTIN

William Thomas

Private. G. 1685. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 27 August 1916. Aged 19. Son of Thomas Potter & Ruth Martin of 53, Potters Lane, Southover, Lewes. Employee of Ballards Brewery, Lewes. Born, Cliffe, Lewes and enlisted in Lewes. Southover W. M. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen

MILHAM

Charles James

Rifleman 46304. 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Died of wounds received in action near Cambrai 25 October 1918. Aged 20. Son of Harry & Sarah. Milham of 28, Morris Road, Lewes. Born & enlisted in Lewes TB. Buried in Ramillies British Cemetery

MILLER

Bertie

Sergeant L. 7367. 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action on the Aisne 16 September 1914 Aged 34. Regular Soldier. Son of Mrs Sarah Miller of South View, Eastgate, Lewes. Born in Dorset and enlisted in Maidstone. Buried in Buzancy Military Cemetery

MILLER

George Albert

Private. L. 10272. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Givenchy 25 January 1915 Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Miller of 16, De Montfort Road, St. Anns, Lewes. Born in Buxted and enlisted in Lewes. Buxted War Memorial, SA. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery

MITCHELL

Albert

Private 12969. 14th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Beacourt 3 September 1916 Aged 26. Husband of Mrs A. Mitchell of Elim Cottages, Morris Road, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Portsmouth TB. Buried in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel

MOCKFORD

Harry Thomas

Battery Sergeant Major 2696. 147th Heavy Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Arras 25 June 1917 Aged 38. Son of Mrs Mary Anne Mockford of 10, St. Mary’s Terrace, St. Anns, Lewes. Born in Hamsey and enlisted in Brighton. SA. Buried in Trios Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck.

MOORE

George Walter

Private. G. 15796. 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 27 April 1918. Aged 31. Son of Harry & Mary Anne Moore of 20, Eastport Lane, Southover, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium

MOORE

Jesse

Corporal 74019. 28th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment) 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action near Ypres 8 October 1915. Aged 22. Son of Harry & Mary Anne Moore of 20, Eastport Lane, Southover, Lewes. Husband of Mrs Irene Moore of Mowat Street, New Westminster, British Columbia. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial (Canadian Section) Ypres, Belgium.

MORPHEW

George Adames

ERA (E) 3rd Class M/5649. Royal Navy HMS "Hampshire". Lost when the cruiser was mined off the Orkneys 5 June 1916. Aged 25 Nephew of Mr G. Morphew of 4, Friars Walk, Southover. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea,

NEVILLE

Henry Frank

Lance Corporal SD. 764. 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Beacourt 3 September 1916. Aged 19. Son of Henry William & Jane Neville of 28, Lansdown Place, Lewes. Born in Beckenham, Kent and enlisted in Bognor. Southover W. M. Buried in Ancre British Cemetery.

NEVILLE

Joseph George

Signalman J/23561 Royal Navy. H. M. Minesweeper "Blackmorevale". Lost when the minesweeper was mined off Montrose 1 May 1918 Aged 20. Son of Henry William & Jane Neville of 28, Lansdown Place, Lewes. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial

NEWLING, Croix De Guerre

Charles Henry Quibell

Corporal TF. 200223. 1/7th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 56th London Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Aged 23. Son of Charles & Marion Cusworth Newling of 23, Western Road, Lewes, Born in West Green, Middlesex and enlisted in Somerset. Formerly with the London Regiment. SA. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial.

NEWNHAM

Henry (Harry)

Sergeant L. 6827. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 10 March 1916 Aged 31. Son of William & Amelia Newnham of Lewes. Husband of Annie Beatrice Newnham (remarried) as Mrs Guy of Lywood Common, Highbrook, Ardingly. Born in South Malling and enlisted in Lewes. Platelayer with the London Brighton & S. C. R. Included on Highbrook War Memorial. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

NOEL

Albert James

Private. 3105. 2/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (reserve Battalion,). Died at home in the S. E. Hospital, New Cross. 25 October 1918. Aged 21. Resident of Talbot Terrace, Lewes. Next of kin Mrs Peskett (Albert was an orphan). No record with CWGC or Medal Rolls. Burial location unknown

ODWELL

Arthur

Sapper 156376. The Royal Engineers (Camouflage Section). Died in France after the war 12 February 1919 Aged 34. Son of Richard John & Hannah Odwell of Hampstead, London. Resident of 3, Malling Fields, Lewes. Served for 11 years with the. 1st Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. Transferred to the R. E. as a painter. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille

OLDER

Albert Leonard

Private. TF. 205965. 13th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action near Cambrai 9 April 1918. Aged 21. Son of Mrs E. J. Brooks of The Brewers Arms. Lewes. Born in Rawalpindi, India and enlisted in Brighton. SM. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial. Belgium

ORCHARD

Percy Edward

Private. SR/ 5386. 1st Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 33rd Division Killed in action 26 October 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Stanton Orchard Resident of James Street, Southover., Lewes. Born in Southover and enlisted in Perham Down. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

OAKMAN

William Charles

Lance Corporal G. 7302. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Died at home after the war of the effects of gas poisoning 6 June 191920 Aged 43. Ex regular who served on the N. W. Frontier of India before the war. Son of William & Ellen Oakman of Basingstoke, Hants. Husband of Mrs Sarah Anne Oakman of 1, North Street, Lewes. Buried in Lewes Cemetery.

PACKHAM

George

Driver 121001. "B" Battery The Royal Horse Artillery. Died of wounds 22 October 1917. Aged 36. Son of James & Margaret Packham of. 8, St. Pancras Terrace, Southover, Lewes. Veteran of the South African War. Re-enlisted. Had served for 12 years by 1917. Southover WM. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried in Solferino Farm Cemetery, Ypres.

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Albert

7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 1 October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Frank Page of 14, Friars Walk, Southover, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery

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Arthur William

Rifleman 46310. 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Killed in action 22 April 1918. Aged 18. Son of John & Elizabeth Page of 28, Sun Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

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Samuel

Rifleman 206668. 24th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade Indian Army. Died in India 6 June 1917 Aged 42. Son of Samuel & Sarah Page. Husband of Martha Eliza Page. Sister of Mrs Spencer of Lewes. Resident of Railway Cottage, Ham Lane, Lewes. Enlisted in Lewes. Formerly with the 1/5th Batt. The Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Karachi 1914/18 War Memorial. Pakistan

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Stephen

Able Seaman B/5820. Royal Navy HMS "Alert". Captured at Kut el Amara in Mesopotamia and died in captivity 9 September 1916. Aged 34. Resident of Railway Cottage, Ham Lane, Lewes. Sister of Mrs Spencer of Lewes. Buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq

PARKER

Lilian

V. A. D. London Nursing Home. Died at home February 1919. Resident of the Royal Herbert Hospital. Woolwich. Niece of Mrs Geall of Lewes. Grave unknown. No record with CWGC.

PEEL

George Ernest

Lance Corporal TF. 2496. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915 Aged 25. Son of George William & Annie Elizabeth Peel of. 10 Grange Road, Southover, Lewes. Enlisted in Lewes. Member of Lewes Football Club. SA. And Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial.

PELLING

Ernest Alfred

Private. L. 7327. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Vendresse 14 September 1914 Aged 30. Regular soldier. Resident of 4, Eastgate Warf, Lewes. Born in Hailsham and enlisted in Eastbourne. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

PELLING

Ernest John R

Sergeant L. 9343. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Died of wounds at home in Ipswich General Hospital 13 July 1916 Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs James Pelling of 5, Bull Lane, Lewes. Born in Framfield and enlisted in Newhaven. Regular formerly with the 2nd Battalion. SM. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

PERCY

Harry

Corporal 9568. 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry 27th Division. Killed in action 29 June 1915 Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs E. H. Percy of 17, North Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension

PERRY-AYSCOUGH

Henry Charles George

Captain. 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. 3rd Dvision Killed in action near Hooge 25 September 1915. Aged 39. Son of The Rev G. B, & The Hon Mrs E. S. Perry-Ayscough. Brother of Miss Perry-Ayscough of 56, Southover High Street, Lewes. Served in the South African War and the West African Frontier Force. Formerly with the Connaught Rangers. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

PETTITT

James Percy

Gunner 19059. The Royal Field Artillery. Died at home in High Barnet Hospital 22 August 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs C. Pettit. Husband of Mrs E. Pettit (Remarried) of 7, Queens Street, Lewes. later of Pevensey. Born in Barcombe. Buried in Lewes (St. John The Baptist Sub Castro Churchyard,

PINYOUN

Charles Robert

Private. 9560. 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry 27th Division. Killed in action near St. Eloi, Belgium 22 April 1915. Aged 22. Resident of 8, York Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. SM & SJ. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium.

PIPER

Andrew Charles

Private. 87877. 1/8th Kings Liverpool Regiment 57th Division. Killed in action 11. 9. 18. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs C. A. Piper of 122, Western Road, Lewes. SA. Buried in Triangle Cemetery, Inchy En Artois

PIPER

Frederick John

Lance Corporal 4994. 1/4th Battalion, The Ox & Bucks Light Infantry. 48th Division Killed in action 23 July 1916. Aged 23. Sister of Mrs H. Reynolds of New Road, Lewes. Enlisted in Oxford Resident of South Hampstead, Middlesex. SJ. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

PITT

Frederick Blanchette

Sergeant 23539. 216th Company The Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action near Ypres 12 July 1917. Aged 27. Husband of Mrs Lena Violet Pitt of 25, Friars Walk, Southover, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Royal Sussex. Included on Brighton War Memorial. Buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium

PLUMMER

Alfred Charles

Sergeant 704074. The Labour Corps (Depot Clearing Office). Formerly G. 7929 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment Died at home in Aldershot military hospital 30. 10. 19 Aged 32. Husband of Mrs Bessie Plummer of 22, South Street, Lewes. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

PLUMMER

Owen

Private. M2/188419. 283rd Motor Transport Company. The Royal Army Service Corps. Died 5. 4. 17. Aged 34. Husband of Mrs O Plummer of 15, Friars Walk, Southover, Lewes. Born in Crawley and enlisted in Grove Park. Buried in Douchy Les Ayette British Cemetery

POLLARD, DCM, MM and Clasp

Frederick

Corporal 42580. 6 Battery 40th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 21 October 1916. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Alice Emily Pollard of 5, Priory Place, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Carnieres Communal Cemetery Extension

POVEY

George William

Private. TF. 371576. 2/8th Battalion, The London Regiment (The Post Office Rifles) 58th London Division. Killed in action 16 June 1917. Aged 31. Son on of Mr & Mrs George William Povey of 21, Friars Walk, Southover, Lewes. PO. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial.

POWELL

Harold Osborne

Second Lieutenant. 4th Dragoon (Royal Irish) Guards "C" Squadron. Killed in action at near Messines, Ypres 31 October 1914. Aged 25. Son of Hubert John & Mabel Powell of Hill Lodge, Lewes. SA. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

PUTLAND

George

Private M/204482. Royal Army Service Corps. Died of influenza 8 November 1918. Aged 36. Son of John Barnett & Lucy Tod Putland Born in Lewes and enlisted in Paris. Resident of Finchley. Stepson of Mr Edwin Rann. Resident of 3, St. James Street, Lewes. Southover W. M. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancout Road British Cemetery, Manancourt

RAINBIRD

Charles William

Private. 22582. 1st Garrison Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. Died in the Sudan 20 July 1917. Brother of Mr A. E. Rainbird of 2, Mount Pleasant, Lewes. Born in Crewkerne, Somerset and enlisted in Chichester. Lewes resident SJ. Buried in Khartoum War Cemetery, Sudan.

RAWARD

Alfred Joseph

Lance Corporal 25354. 6th BattalionThe Northamptonshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat. 23. 3. 18 Aged 29. Husband of Mrs Lily May Raward of 4, South Street, Cliffe, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Hove. TB. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

RELPH

George Reuben

Corporal 26692. 70th Battery The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action on the Marne 14 September 1914. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs H. Relph of 6 Nevill Road, St. Annes, Lewes. SA. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Brother of John William Relph. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

RELPH

John William

Private. GS/54153. 33rd (Labour) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds 21 June 1917. Aged 35. Son of Mr H. Relph of 6 Nevill Road, St. Ann’s, Lewes. SA. Brother of George Reuben Relph. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Medal Rolls only.

REYNOLDS

William Charles

Private. TF. 1659. 2/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 8 October 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Harry Reynolds of 1, Pheonix Cottage, North Place, Lewes. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Medal Rolls only SJ.

RICHARDSON

Alec

Private (Driver) 87820. 53rd Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps. Formerly R. A. S. C. Killed in action in Palestine 10 October 1918. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs George Richardson of 3, St. Pancras Terrace, Southover, Lewes. Born in Southover and enlisted in Eastbourne. Southover W. M. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Palestine.

RICHARDSON

Edmund Frederick

Private. G. 1687. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action near Cuinchy 2 June 1915. Aged 19. Son of Edward & Elizabrth Richardson of 17, Malling Street, Lewes. Born in Firle and enlisted in Lewes. Included on Ringmer War Memorial TB. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension.

RICHARDSON

Henry

Gunner. 14256. ‘D’ Battery 70thBrigade The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 8 August 1916. near Contalmaison Aged 21. Son of Mark & Harriett Richardson of. 2, Walvers Lane, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

RICHARDSOM

Mark

Private. TF. 3544. 2/5th Reserve Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at Rye 23 August 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mark & Harriett Richardson of 2, Walwers Lane, Lewes. Enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Lewes cemetery

RICHARDSON

Stephen George

Private TF 292981. 3/10th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. South African Brigade, 9th (Scottish) Division. Killed in action at Passchendaele 5 October 1917. Aged 28. Son of Alfred Amos & Marie C. Richardson. of 19, Eastport Lane, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Whitehall. SM. Buried in Duhallow ADS. Cemetery, Belgium.

RICKSON

Alfred

Rifleman S/12604. 11th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 37th Division. Died of wounds in captivity 7 June 1918. Aged 26. Sister of Miss Louisa Rickson of 125, Malling Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in London. Resident of Soho. Buried in Ham British Cemetery Muille Villette

RIDLEY

Jesse

Private. G. 1635. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 9 September 1916. Aged 22. Son of Sarah Ridley of 4, Nevill Terrace, Lewes. Born in Ilford, Essex and enlisted in Lewes. SA. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

ROBBINS

Ernest Gregory

Bombardier 84042. 507th Battery The Royal Field Artillery. Died at home post war 13 July 1920 Aged 26. Son of W. H. & Elizabeth Robbins of 128, Malling Street, Lewes. Wife of Mrs O. M. Robbins. remarried) of Malling Nursery, Lewes. Buried in South Malling (St. Michaels) Churchyard

ROBBINS

George William

Private 632982. 1/20th London Regiment. 47th Division. Died of wounds at Ypres 10 April 1917. Son of W. H. & Elizabeth Robbins of 128, Malling Street, Lewes. Brother of Ernest Robbins. Enlisted and resident in Totenham. Formerly Royal Fusiliers. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

ROGERSON

Ernest Sidney

Captain. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action at Guillemont 19 August 1916 Aged 28. Spn pf Arthur William & Elizabeth Rogerson of "Denton" The Avenue, Lewes. SA & SJ. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

ROSER

William David

Private. 46301. 15th Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers. 32nd Division. Killed in action 16 May 1918 Aged 34. Formerly Royal Engineers. Sonof Mr Roser & Mrs Ruth Roser of 1, Abinger Place, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Newhaven, SJ. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

SANDALLS

Alfred

Private G. 3336. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 7 October 1915. Aged 37. Son of Albert & Harriett Sandalls of Lewes. Husband of Mrs Ellen Sandalls of 56, Barden Road, Tonbridge, Kent. Born in Barcombe and enlisted in Lewes. SM. Buried in Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, Belgium

SANDALS

Edward Roland

Corporal Z. 2668. 8th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 14th Division. Killed in action. near Ypres 30 July 1915 Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Sandals of 2, Grange Road Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Battersea. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

SELBY

Sidney James

Lance Corporal G. 97723. 5th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (Reserve Battalion,) Att. Died of influenza in military hospital in Dover 2 November 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Selby of 12, Garden Street, Lewes. Later of Grange Road. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton Southover W. M. Bur Lewes Cemetery

SHERSTON

Richard John

Private 60487. 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917 Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Mariie Ellis Sherston of Anne of Cleves, Southover, Lewes. Born in Bath and enlisted In Kingston on Thomas. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

SHORT

John

Private. L. 8265. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near La Basse 28 December 1914. Aged 28. Son of Julia Rosina Short of 76, South Street, Cliffe, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. TB. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

SIMMONS

Alfred Arthur

[Also spelt SIMMONDS] Private. SD. 2271. 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 2 August 1917. Aged 27. Husband of Mrs A. A, Simmonds (remarried) of. 16, Talbot Terrace, Lewes. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Enclosure No 4. Belgium.

SINNOCK

George Arthur

Private SD. 3025. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916 Aged 26. Son of Alfred & Mary Anne Sinnock of 54, Leicester Road, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Brighton. SA. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

SMITH

Donald Graham

Second Lieutenant. 42 Squadron The Royal Flying Corps (RE8’s). Att from the Middlesex Regiment. Shot down and killed over the Front 10 April 1918 Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs William Howard Smith of "The Nook" St. Ann’s Crescent, Lewes. Formerly with the RAMC. Served in Egypt, Salonika and Italy. SA. Commemorated on The Arras Flying Services Memorial.

SMITH

Henry

Driver 80725. 96th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 23 September 1915 Aged 42. Husband of Mrs Julia Smith of Pelham Place, Lewes. Later of 18, St. Swithins Terrace. Enlisted in Lewes. PO. Buried in Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie

SMITH

John Gardiner

Second Lieutenant. 6th Battalion, The Ox & Bucks Light Infantry. 20th Division Killed in action near Ypres 20 September 1917 Aged 27. Son of Mr William Howard Smith and Mrs A. J. M. Smith & of "The Nook" St, Ann’s Crescent, Lewes. Served in Malta with The RAMC. SA. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

SPECK

George Henry

Private. 41128. 1st Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action 20 July 1918. Aged 25. Husband of Rosina Alice Speck of 28, St. Johns Street, Lewes. Son of Mr & Mrs G. Speck of 4, Western Cottages, Lewes. Formerly with the Suffolks. SJ. Born in Royston, Herts, and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

SPITTLE

George William

Private. G. 40978. 17th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 2nd Division Killed in action 28 April 1917 Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Mary Hannah Spittle (remarried) of 3, Toronto Terrace, Lewes. Son of William Henry & Emma Spittle of 10, Brook Side, Aylesbury. Born in Aylesbury, Bucks and enlisted in Lewes. Formerly RFA. SJ. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

STAPLETON

Alfred

Private. 149860. 61st Company The Labour Corps. Formerly 29th Middlesex. Died in France after the war 2 January 1919. Aged 49. Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Stapleton of 10, New Street, Lewes. Buried in La Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, near Calais.

STAPLETON

Alfred William Arnold

Gunner 374115. 252nd Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres. 25 April 1918 Aged 19. Son of Elizabeth Stapleton of 10 New Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in White House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

STEADMAN

George Edward

Private 718241. 1/23rd Battalion, The London Regiment. 47th London Division. Killed in action 22 August 1918. Aged 18. Son of John Farncombe and Sarah Anne Steadman of 3, Priory Place, Southover, Lewes. Southover W. M. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Vis En Artois Memorial

STEWART-JONES

Thorold Arthur

Captain. 1/5th, Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. "C" Company. Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915 Aged 41. Husband of Mrs Eva JoanStewart-Jones of Southover Grange Lewes. Barrister at Law. Educated at Haileybury College. Left five children. Included on the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh. Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

STEPHENS

Hubert Stanley

Private. TF. 240511. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 23 September 1917. Aged 22. Son of John & Elizabeth Stephens of 1, Friars Walk, Lewes Born & enlisted in Lewes. Bur Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium

STREETER

George

Private. G. 14365. 1st Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 6th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital Rouen 13 September 1918. Aged 17. Son of Thomas & Sarah Streeter of 23, South Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton TB. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

STRONG

Frank Sidney

Private. 690499. 1st Battalion, The Canadian Labour Corps. Died of wounds near Ypres 22 September 1917 Aged 41. Husband of Ethel Strong of Charlton Avenue. West Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Formerly of Fisher Street, Lewes. Sister of Alice May Strong of Godalming, Surrey. Bur, Dozinghem Military Cemetery

SUTER

Arthur John

Sergeant 60704. 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action at Monchy near Arras. 3 May 1917. Aged 36. Son of George & Sarah Anne Suter of 176, The High Street, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Royal Sussex. Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

SYMONDSON

Vernon Francis

Lieutenant. Royal Air Force. 210 Squadron (Sopwith (Bentley) Camels). Killed while flying near Cambrai. 13 November 1918. Aged 25. Son of Stanley Vernon and Jesse Kate Symondson of "Claverham" The Wallands, Lewes. Born in Sutton, Surrey. SJ. Buried in Caudry British Cemetery

TANNER

Raymond Stuart

Second Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 30 August 1916 Aged 35. Son of Stephen and Mary Tanner of "Westmore" Salisbury Road, Seaford Native of Lewes. Buried in Woods Cemetery, Zillebeke, Ypres, Belgium.

TAYLOR

George William Edward

Sergeant S. 1701. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 4 July 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mary Anne Taylor of 103, Southover Street, Lewes Born in South Malling and enlisted in Lewes. Reservist Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

TESTER

Harry

Private. S. 1806. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Monchy 30 July 1917 Aged 22. Nephew of Mr William Taylor of 18, Brook Street, Lewes. Born St. Johns and enlisted in Lewes SJ. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery

THOMPSON

Alec Charles

Private. G. 3339. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 14 November 1917. Aged 25. Son of Albert & Eliza Thompson of 23, Lancaster Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

THOMPSON

Frederick Arthur

Private. 33891. 8th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division Killed in action during the March Retreat. 31 March 1918 Aged 26. Son of Albert & Eliza Thompson of 23, Lancaster Street, Lewes. Husband of Mrs Edith Thompson of 48, Priory Street, Southover, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

THORPE

John

Private (Bugler) TF. 1455. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds in Chatham Military Hospital 17 May 1915 Aged 19. Son of John & Annie Thorpe of 78, South Street, Cliffe, Lewes. Born in Seaford & enlisted in Lewes TB. Buried in St. Michaels Churchyard, South Malling.

TILLER

Alfred Percy

Boy 1st Class J/53774/PO Royal Navy. HMS "Monarch" The Grand Fleet. Died on active service in the North Sea. 16 May 1917 Aged 17 Body brought home. Son of Harva & Matilda Tiller of 2, Wellington Street, Lewes. Later of 3, Pelham Terrace. Buried in St. John the Baptist Sub Castro Churchyard, Lewes

TODMAN

Daniel

Private. G. 5738. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Wounded at Hooge and died in CCS on the 18 February 1916 Aged 24. Son of Mrs J Heath of Portslade. Resident of. 48 Priory Street, Southover. Born in East Grinstead and enlisted in Lewes. Included on Portslade and West Hove Memorial. Buried in Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

TODMAN

William

Gunner 150709. Royal Field Artillery (Base Depot). Died of disease in Salonika 29 December 1918 Aged 34. Son of Mrs J. Heath of Portslade. Resident of. 48, Priory Street, Southover, Lewes. Enlisted in Lewes. Included on Portslade & West Hove & Fishersgate & Southwick Memorials. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Salonika, Greece

TOWNSHEND

Albert

[Local spelling TOWNSEND] Driver 56824. "E" Battery 17th Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action during the March Retreat 30 March 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Beatrice Townshend (remarried) later of Pontefract, Yorkshire. Half Sister Mrs W. G. Mills (formerly Townshend of 20, Vallance Road, Lewes. Born & enlisted in Lewes. SA. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

TOWNSHEND

Ernest

Lance Corporal 9661. 1st Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action 26 October 1914. Aged 21. Born in Walthamstow and enlisted in Newbury, Berks. Half sister Mrs W. G. Mills (Formerly Townshend) of 20, Vallance Road, Lewes. SA. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium.

TRASH

Edward Thomas

Private. G. 53056. 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Killed in action near Wancourt 11 May 1917. Aged 19. Son of Edwin & Adeline Alice Trash of 12, Spring Gardens, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Wancourt British Cemetery.

TUCKNOTT

Albert Edward

Driver 9793. The Royal Field Artillery. 29th Divisional Ammunition Column. Drowned when H. M. Transport "Marquette" was torpedoed by U35 in the Bay of Salonika in the Aegean Sea. 23 October 1915 Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Tucknott of 16, Toronto Terrace, Lewes. Commemorated on The Mikra Memorial. Greece.

TURK

Augustus Stanley

Lance Corporal. 20065. 23rd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 41st Division. Died of wounds (Gas) 2 October 1918. Aged 23. Son of Spencer & Mary Anne Turk of 15, Priory Street, Southover, Lewes. Born in Kingston by Lewes & enlisted in Chichester. Southover WM. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

TURK

Dennis Frank

Private, 4108. 9th Lancers. 1st Cavalry Division. Killed in action near Ypres 21 October 1914. Aged 22. Son of Spencer & Mary Anne Turk of 15, Priory Street, Southover, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Southover W. M. Buried in Neuvwekerke (Neuve Eglise) Churchyard Belgium.

TURNER

Charles

Lance Sergeant 9684. 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action on the Aisne 26 September 1914 Aged 20. Son of Edward & Margaret Mary Turner of 2, New Garden Cottages, Neville Road, Lewes. Born & enlisted in Brighton. Regular SA. Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

UNSTED

Edward Mercer

Private. 60501. 101st Company The Labour Corps. Formerly with the 34th Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen. 17 May 1918 Aged 23. Son of Emma Robinson of 9, Mount Pleasant Place, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton SJ. Buried in St. Sever Communal Cemetery Extension, Rouen

URIDGE

Edgar John Gibbins

Second Lieutenant. "A" Battery 147th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery Killed in action 26 June 1917 Aged 20. Sonn of James Isadore and Mary Jane Uridge of "Downside", 4, King Henry’s Road, St, Johns, Lewes. Born in Lewes. SA & SJ. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery

URRY

John Thomas

2nd, Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st, Division. Killed in action on the Somme 20 June 1916 Aged 27. Brother of Mrs Ellen Thorpe of 7, Western Terrace, St. Michaels, Lewes. Born St. Johns and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

VINALL

Herbert Stewart

Private 20015. 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 41st Division. Died in Bethnal Green Hospital Aged 26. No date found. Son of Mr & Mrs H. Vinall of "Wallington" Grange Road, Lewes. SA. No record in CWGC SDGW or Medal Rolls

WALDECK DE

Count George Gaston Maximillien

Signaller. 171st Infantry Regiment of the Line. French Army. Killed in action on the Chemin Des Dames during General Nivelle’s offensive 5 May 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mathilde de Waldeck of 17, New Street, Lewes. Place of burial unknown,

WALLER

Dudley Charles

Company Sergeant Major 3204. Rifle Brigade attached to The 2/2nd Kings African Rifles. Died in Mozambique East Africa. 2 June 1918. Aged 28. Son of Elizabeth Waller 14, South Street, Lewes. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Lewes TB. Buried in Pemba (Port Amelia) Cemetery Mozambique.

WARES

Edward James

Private. G. 40425. 12th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 18th Division. Formerly G. 12062 Royal Sussex. Killed in action 3 August 1917. near Ypres Aged 30. Son of Edward & Louisa Wares of Lewes Husband of Alice Mary Wares of 5, St. Pancras Place, Southover, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Southover W. M. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium.

WASHER

Harry

Gunner. 179169. 58th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action. during the March retreat 31 May 1918. Aged 26. Son of Harry & Elizabeth Washer of 5, Pheonix Cottage, North Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension

WEAVER

George

Private G, 19509. 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action 23 April 1918 Aged 22. Son of Jabez & Caroline Weaver of 17, Vallance Road, Lewes. Born in Framfield and enlisted in Brighton. SA. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.

WELCH

Arthur

Private. SE 654. Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died after the war at home 30 April 1919 Aged 40. Husband of Mrs A. Welch (remarried) of 1, North Court, Lewes. TB. Not listed with CWGC or SDGW Medal Rolls only

WELLER

Charles Christopher

Private. G. 17655. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 28 March 1917. Aged 30. Son of Mr & Mrs C. C. Weller of 22, The High Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. TB. Buried in Aix Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension

WEST

William Henry

Private. G. 16377. 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres. 13 February 1917. Aged 21. Son of Fanny West of 5, Castle Banks Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton SJ. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium

WICKHAM

John

Sergeant 72189. The Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of disease in Marseilles 30 September 1918 Aged 24. Son of Mark & Annie Wickham of 9, Arbinger Place, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

WILKINS

Edward James Frederick

Private. G. 17507. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 25 July 1917 Aged 22. Son of Emily Eliza Louisa Wilkins of. 10, Wellington Street, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. SJ. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery

WILLIAMS

Ernest Hubert Ware

Lance Bombardier 374170. 85th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 16 April 1918 Aged 19. Son of Walter Hubert & Sarah Elizabeth Williams of 14, Grange Road, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes SA. Buried in Arneke British Cemetery

WILLIAMS

Henry Douglas

Private 21311. 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division Died of wounds 2 September 1916. Son of Henry & Lizzie Williams of 36, Southover High Street, Southover, Lewes. Formerly G. 5446 Royal Sussex. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in London. Southover W. M. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium

WOOD

James Richard

Private. Tf. 240216. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Pioneers. Killed in action 15 September 1917 Aged 26. Brother of Samuel Wood, 6, Union Place Lewes. Born South Malling and enlisted in Lewes TB. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium.

WOODROFFE, VC

Kenneth Herbert Clayton

Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, The Welsh Regiment. Att. From the 6th Rifle Brigade. Killed in action at Aubers Ridge 9 May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Henry & Clara Woodroffe of "Thorpewood" Branksome Park, Bournemouth Brother of Hugh C. Woodroffe of "Highfields" The Wallands, Lewes. Included on All Saints Church Memorial Branksome Park. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

WOODROFFE, MC

Leslie

Captain. 8th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 14th Light Division. Died of wounds 4 June 1916. age31. Next of kin as above. Included on All Saints Church Memorial Branksome Park, Bournemouth Buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension

WOODROFFE, VC

Sidney Clayton

Second Lieutenant. 8th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 14thLight Division Killed in action at Hooge 30 July 1915. Aged 19. Next of kin as above. Included on All Saints Church Memorial, Branksome Park, Bournemouth Educated at Marlborough College. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. Citation. London Gazette No 29286 3. 9. 15. "For most conspicuous bravery on the 30th of June near Hooge. The enemy having broken through the centre of our front line consequent on the use of burning liquids, this officers position was attacked with bombs from the flank and subsequently from the rear. He managed to defend his post until all his bombs were exhausted and skilfully withdrew his remaining men. This very gallant officer then led his party forward in a counter attack under an intense rifle and machine gun fire and was killed whilst in the act of cutting the wire obstacles open"

WREN

William Henry

Private. 430436. 681st Agricultural Company The Labour Corps. Formerly with The Royal Engineers. Died at home 16 October 1918 Aged 34 Husband of Mrs Harriett Amelia Wren of 25, North Street, Lewes. Enlisted in Newhaven. Bur Lewes (St. John the Baptist Sub Castro) Churchyard

WRIGHT

Gilbert Roy

Gunner. 71569. 109th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 2 December 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs William Wright of 3, Bradford Road, Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Dover, Kent. SA. Buried in La Brique Military Cemetery. No 2, Belgium

WRIGHT

Harold Wells

Lance Corporal TF. 1304. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs William Wright of 3, Bradford Road, Lewes. Born St. Ann’s Lewes and enlisted in Lewes SA. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

WRIGHT

Sydney

Private. TF. 265205. 1/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Reserve Battalion. Died at home 21 August 1918 Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs William Wright of 3, Bradford Road, Lewes. Husband of Mrs S. Wright. Left one child. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Lewes Drowned while bathing in Wicklow Ireland SA. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

WYBORN

Walter Samuel

Lieutenant. 4th Battalion, The Inniskilling Fusiliers. Died in Millbank Hospital 6 February 1919 Aged 23. Son of Edward and Louisa Wyborn of 41, St. Annes Crescent, Lewes Husband of Mrs Rosa Wyborn (remarried) SA. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

ST ANNS (WESTOUT) 57 Names ( ** Main Memorial) Memorial in the Church (No memorial to WW2)

BECK

Frederick J

**

BERRY

Frank A

No further information currently available

BOSTOCK

Ida Marion

No further information currently available

BRISTOL

Edgar Alford

Corporal 106106. 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles. (Saskatchewan Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres 2 February 1916 Aged 33. Son of Alford and Annie Eliza Bristol. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial. Ypres, Belgium (Canadian Section)

BUTCHERS

George F

**

BUTLER

Sarah Edith

Sister. Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve Units). (Medal Rolls only)

CARLEY

Cyril C

Private. 16529. 2nd Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Born in Ringmer and enlisted in Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Next of kin Swamborough near Ringmer. Buried in Savy British Cemetery

CHESTNEY

William

Private. 69135. 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Taken prisoner at Cambrai and died in captivity 9 December 1917. Aged 35. Son of James & Elizabeth Chestney of Stanhoe, Norfolk. Husband of Mrs S. E. Chestney of 63, Western Road, Lewes. Born in Stanhoe and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the RAVC. Included on All Saints Parish Church Memorial, Stanhoe. Norfolk. Buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery

CLARK

John E

**

COLES

Ernest

No further information currently available

COLES

Arthur

**

COX

Timothy

**

DRAKE

Frederick A

**

DREWE

William Henry

Company Sergeant Major 630770. The London Regiment. (Medal Rolls only)

FULLER

Sydney W

**.

GARRETT

Stephen Alfred

Private. SD. 3110. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 30 June 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Garrett of 10, De Montfort Road, Lewes. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery.

GILLETT

Percival Charles

Sapper 212988. 126th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 1 May 1918 Aged 35. Son of Ralph & Mary Gillett of Lewes. Born in Brighton & enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Arneke British Cemetery

HAFFENDEN

Richard W

**

HARVEY

Alec

**

HARVEY

Walter

**

HURST

Ernest J

**

KNAPTON

Ellen Blanche

No further information currently available

LANGRIDGE

Alfred T

**

LAWSON

Cecil H

**

MARTIN

Albert

**

MARTIN, MSM

William Henry

Possibly Sergeant 38836. Royal Field Artillery 41 Battery 42nd Brigade. Killed in action 2 October 1918. Aged 30 Husband of Mrs Harriett Martin of 67. Kingsland Crescent, Walton Hall Avenue, West Derby, Liverpool. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery

MILLER

George

**

MOCKFORD

Harry T

**

NEWLING

Charles H. Q

**

PALMER

James

Private. TF. 1805. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in action 13 April 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr J. W. & Mrs Frances Palmer of 8, St. Annes Crescent, Lewes. Born in Westminster and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

PEARCE

Maurice Leonard

Lieutenant. 12th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 26th Division Salonikan Front. Killed in action in Macedonia 24 Octobere 1916 Aged 22. Son of The Rev Frederick W. & Mrs D. Pearce of St. Anns Road, Lewes. Educated at Haileybury College. Haileybury School War Memorial. Commemorated on The Doiran Memorial.

PEEL

George

**

PINYOUN

Charles R

**

PIPER

Andrew C

**

POWELL

Harold O

**

RAINBIRD

William C

**

RELPH

William

**

RELPH

George

**

RIDLEY

Jesse

**

ROGERSON

Ernest S

**

SINNOCK

George A

**

SKERRITT

Arthur F

Sgt Royal Sussex Regiment. See St. Michael’s

SMITH

J. Gardiner

**

SMITH

Donald G

**

SMITH

Walter William

Private G. 1969. 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds 2 July 1916. Born in Swadlincote, Derbyshire and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

STORT

William Ricahrd

Private TF. 240418. The London Regiment. (Medal Rolls only)

TOWNSEND

Ernest

**

TOWNSEND

Bert

**

TURNER

Charles

**

URIDGE

Edgar J

**

VINALL

Stewart

**

WEAVER

George

**

WILLIAMS

Ernest W

**

WRIGHT

Harold

**

WRIGHT

Gilbert

**

WRIGHT

Sidney

**

WYBORN

Walter S

**.

ST. JOHNS SUB CASTRO (67) Names & initials only Memorial in the Church 36 names added for WW2 (Not listed)

ADE

E S

**

ARNOLD

D

**

ARNOLD

W G

**

AVIS

H T

**

BATCHELOR

Gerald George

Private. G. 31541. 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 41st Division. Died of wounds 15 March 1917. Aged 22. Son of George & Mathilde Batchelor of Chantilly Oise France. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Educated at Lewes Grammar School. Resident of Lewes. Formerly with The Sussex Yeomanry Buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery, South London.

BENEY

J

**

BLACKMORE

W H

**

BRIGGS

C R

**

BURGESS

A

**

BUTCHERS

G F

**

CHANDLER

A T

**

CHANDLER

F

**

CLARK

J E

**

CONNETT

H

**

CROCK

G

**

CROCK

S

**

CROCK

W H

**

CROCK

T

**

DUNNING

J M

**

EADE

J

**

FARLEY

F J

**

FRY

J T

**

FULLER

S

**

GILLETT

C W

**

GRAY

Walter Frank

Private 12116. 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 18th Division Killed in action on the Somme near Montauban 1 July 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs H S Gray of 6, Sudeley Street, Kemp Town Brighton. Born in Lewes and enlisted in London. Next of kin formerly of Lewes. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz.

HARLAND

W J

**

HARVEY

R

**

HEASMAN

J

**

HEWLETT

A F

**

HOAD

S

**

HOWE

Arnold Ewart

Second Lieutenant. 1/28th Battalion, The London Regiment (The Artists Rifles) 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action at Ypres 30 October 1917 Aged 24. Son of John Foster & Caroline Howe of "Kingsley" 9, West Down Place, Seaford Buried in Poelcappelle British Cemetery

HOWE

Charles Kingsley

Second Lieutenant. 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 18th Division Killed in action on the Somme 1 July 1916. Aged 28. Son of John Foster and Caroline Howe of. "Kingsley"9, West Down Place, Seaford Buried in Carnoy Military Cemetery

JOHNSON

C E

**

JOHNSON

G

**

LANCASTER

H W

**

LUCAS

W

**

MANVILLE

A

**

MARKS

W

**

MORRIS (S)

John Abel

Private. SD. 3403. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action at Richebourg 30 June 1916. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Hastings. Buried in St. Vaast Military Cemetery

MURDOCH

Alexander John

Possibly Corporal 2010. 1/15th Battalion, The London Regiment (POW Own Civil Service Rifles) 56th Division. Died of Trench foot (Ilford Recorder) on the Somme 1 July 1916. Aged 22. Son of John & Amy Murdoch of Ilford Essex. Born in Bow and enlisted in Somerset House. Lewes connection not established. Buried in Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension. Also appears on the King George V Hospital memorial.

PAGE

A H

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PAGE

A W

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PERCY

H

**

PETTITT

J P

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PINYOUN

C R

**

PIPER

F J

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RELPH

G

**

REYNOLDS, MM

Edward Samuel

Sergeant 320825. 1/6th Battalion, The London Regiment. 58th Division. Died of wounds 27 June 1918. Aged 24. Son of Richard & Elizabeth Jane Reynolds of Bethnal Green. Enlisted in London. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

RICKSON

A

**

ROGERSON

E S

**

ROSER

W D

**

SIMMONS

A A

**

SPECK

G H

**

SPITTLE

G W

**

STEVENS

Thomas Edward

Sergeant 12203. The Royal Horse Artillery "L" Battery. Died after the war 19 December 1920. Aged 40. Son of Edward & Elizabeth Stevens of Lewes. Husband of Mrs Kate Maria Stevens of Victoria Street, Ipswich, Suffolk. Buried in Ipswich Cemetery

SYMONDSON

V F

**

TESTER

H

**

THOMPSON

A

**

THOMPSON

F A

**

TICE

Thomas Harry

Private. SD. 3699. 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action at Richebourg 30 June 1916. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in St. Vaast Military Cemetery

TRASH

E T

**

UNSTEAD

E M

**

URIDGE

E J G

**

WASHER

H

**

WEST

W

**

WILKINS

E J F

**

WREN

W H

**.

SAINT THOMAS A’BECKET PARISH CHURCH WW1 Names and initials only (48) Large marble Memorial in the Church, WW1 only

AUSTIN

H A

**

BATCHELOR

H

**

BOTTING

H S

**

BRIDGER

Henry Milton

Private. G. 16171. 10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 21 September 1917. Aged 35. Son of Henry William & Elizabeth Charlotte Bridger of Brighton. Husband of Alice Mary Bridger of 71, Bernard Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Brighton War Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial,

BRIDGER

Frank William

Gunner 183979. 78th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 25 October 1917 Aged 30. Son of Henry & Elizabeth Charlotte Bridger of Brighton. Husband of Emily Louisa Bridger of Upper Lewes Road, Brighton Enlisted in Brighton. Brighton War Memorial. Buried in Cement House Cemetery

BRIDGER

Percy Edward

Driver 901357. Royal Field Artillery. Died of blackwater fever in military hospital. 10 February 1918 Aged 28. Son of Henry William & Elizabeth Charlotte Bridger of Brighton. Husband of Mrs F. M. Bridger (remarried) of 14, Model Buildings, Church Street, Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton Brighton War Memorial. Buried in Nevers Communal Cemetery France

CARPENTER

D J

**

CHAMPION

P

No further information currently available

COOMBES

G R

**

COOMBS

W G

**

COWLES

R

**

CRIPPS

William Percy

There is only one entry in CWGC data base for a W. P. Cripps. He was: Private 36603. 12th Battalion, The East Yorkshire Regiment. 31st Division Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Former Royal Fusiliers. Born in High Wycombe and enlisted in St. Albans. No apparent connection with Lewes. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

CROCK

S

**.

DEACON

Clarence Duke

Driver 322288. The Royal Engineers 47th Divisional Signals Company. Killed in action 28 May 1918. Aged 19. Son of David & Frances Deacon of Lewes. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension

DRIDGE

A M

No further information currently available

FROST

C

**

GASTON

A

**

HARRIS

W H

**

HARVEY

R

**

HOAD

W

**

HOLMAN

Frederick John

Rifleman R/32907. 10th Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 20th Light Division. Killed in action 19 February 1917. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Bristol. Buried in A. I. F. Burial Ground, Flers.

HUTSON

G W

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IZZARD

E

**

JENNER

T B

**

JONES

A. J.

**

LARKIN

E

**

MANN

H V

**

MAYLER (HAYLER)

L J

**

MILHAM

C

**

MITCHELL

A

**

NEWNHAM

N

No further information currently available

PAGE

William Thomas

Rifleman 43541. 15th Bttalion The Royal Irish Rifles. 36th Ulster Division. Formerly with the London Regiment. Died in captivity 21. 3 18. Enlisted in Seaford Buried in Berlin South Western Cemetery

RAWARD

A J

**

RICHARDSON

F

**

RUSSELL

R A

No further information currently available

RUSSELL

W

No further information currently available

RUSSELL

W

No further information currently available

SHORT

J

**

SKINNER

E

No further information currently available

STEDMAN

William

Private. TF. 3144. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Cranleigh, Surrey. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

STREETER

G

**

THORPE

J

**

TRIGWELL

Frank Herbert

Gunner 374277. 21st A A Battery Royal Garrison Artillery Sussex TF. Killed in action 16 November 1917. Born and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Cement House Cemetery.

TRIGWELL

Frederick John

(Also listed as FRIGWELL) Private 30074. 5th Battalion, Royal Innisikilling Fusiliers. 36th Ulster Division. Died of wounds 12/10. 18. Born in Lewes & enlisted in Chichester Formerly with The Northamptons. Commemorated on The Vis En Artois Memorial

WALLER

D C

**

WELCH

A

**

WELLER

C. C.

**

WOOD

J

**

ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH Names & initials 23 for WW1 and one for the Boer War

BALDWIN

John Jackson

Sergeant G 12. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Died at sea 17 November 1915. Aged 27. Son of Francis James & Annie Baldwin of 12, Hornbeam Walk Whitely Village, Walton on Thames. Born in Barcombe and enlisted in Brighton. Sergeant Baldwin, severely wounded on the 27th September, was one of 85 lost when the hospital ship "Anglia" struck a mine in the English Channel. Commemorated on The Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

BLAGROVE

A J

**

DAWSON

Claude William Little

Private. G. 2527. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915 Aged 20. Son of William & Bertha Dawson of 26, Keere Street, Lewes. Born in Bootham, York and enlisted in Hove. Brother of Ernest & Harold Dawson. Included on Brighton War Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

DAWSON, MM

Ernest

Sergeant 1654. 3rd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade 24th Division. Died of wounds in the UK. 25 August 1917 Aged 29. Son of William & Bertha Dawson of 26, Keere Street, Lewes. Born in Bootham, York and enlisted in Brighton. Brother of Claude & Harold. Regular soldier with 12 years service. St. Peters Memorial Book Brighton under Sergeants and Brighton War Memorial. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

DAWSON

Harold Hummard

Pioneer TF. 227921. The Royal Engineers. Died after the war 3 March 1919 Aged 34. Son of William & Bertha Dawson of 26, Keere Street, Lewes. Born in Bootham, York and enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Elizabeth Dawson of 54, London Street, Brighton Brother of Claude and Ernest St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Brighton War Memorial. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

DRAKE

F A

**

FLOYD

A. N ( N V ?)

**

FRY

W O

**

HARVEY

C W

**

HAYDON

L

**

HOLLANDS

R O E

**

HOPKINS

H E

**

HURST

E J

**

KNIGHT

L K

No further information currently available

LAWSON-LEWIS

G

**

MURRAY

G A

No further information currently available

MURRAY

P N

No further information currently available

OLDER

L A H

**

PELLING

E J

**

RICHARDSON

S G

**

SANDALLS

A

**

SKERRITT

Arthur

Sergeant G. 850. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 14 April 1916. Aged 24. Born in Barcombe and enlisted in Chichester. Also included on the War Memorials at Hamsey & Offham Parish Church. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery

WILKINS

G

No further information currently available

BOER WAR - Brass memorial in the Tower in Memory of.

FLOYD

J F

Private, 1st Volunteer Company. 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at Bloemfontein South Africa. 18th February 1901.

SOUTHWATER PARISH CHURCH Memorial in the Churchyard Small Parish now part of the County Town of Lewes 46 Names for WW1 and 22 for WW2

ANSON

W G

**

BEAGLEY

F

**

BLAGROVE

A J

**

COLE

A

**

COLEMAN

T R

**

COMPTON

William Walter

Second Lieutenant. The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 25 April 1918 Aged 26. Son of Richard Spencer & Edith Compton of. 29, Oriental Place, Brighton, later of Ryde. Born Southampton. Name included on Ryde Town War Memorial Isle of Wight. Member of Lewes Priory Cricket Club. Buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery

CROUCH

James

Private Tf. 240961. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. "B" Company. Died of wounds near Ypres July 1910. 17. Aged 26. Son of Robert & Elizabeth Crouch of 34. St, Pancras Lane, Southover. Husband of Jesse Crouch of 11. St. Pancras Gardens, Southover. Cowman. Left 2 children. Born & enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery Belgium

DEAN

A A

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EADE

G W O

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FELLOWS

G

**

FRENCH

C H

**

GLOVER

B H

**

GLOVER

B E

**

GREEN

F G

**

HALL

Charles Walter

Sadler Sergeant 2577 (Deal). Royal Marines att. 63rd Divisional Train. Died at home 11 May 1918. Aged 32. Son of Mr & Mrs C J Hall. Resident of 5, Grange Road, Southover. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

HARDING

Alfred

Private. G. 3180. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action 10 May 1916 Aged 20. Son of Alfred & Louisa Harding of 2, Warren Cottages, Tadworth, Surrey. Native of Lingfield. Born in Seaford & enlisted in East Grinstead. Lingfield War Memorial. Buried in Ration Farm Annexe, Belgium

HEAD

A H

**.

HILLMAN

Frederick Cyril

Sergeant 121806. Royal Garrison Artillery A A Section. Died of tuberculosis in hospital at Hove. 27 June 1917 Aged 19. Son of Edward & Harriett Hillman of 15, Southover High Street. Born Southover and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Southover Churchyard

HILLMAN

W N

**

HOLDER

G W

**

HOLLAND

R J E

**

HORNE

R H

**

JEFFREY

F

**

MARTIN

F H

**

MARTIN

W T

**

MOORE

G W

**

MOORE

J

**

NEVILLE

H F

**

NEVILLE

J G

**

PACKHAM

G

**

PAYNE

Ernest Victor

Gunner 27708. 152nd Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 12 September 1917 Aged 26. Son of Edward & Fanny Payne of 5, St. Pancras Terrace, Southover. Regular Artilleryman. Buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium

PEEL

G E

**

POLLARD

F

**

PUTLAND

G

**

RICHARDSON

A

**

SANDALS

E R

**

SELBY

S J

**

STEDMAN

E G

**

STEWART-JONES

T A

**

SUTER

A J

**

THOMPSON

F A

**

TURK

A S

**

TURK

F D

**

WARES

E J

**

WEST

Harry Spencer

Gunner 374393. 224th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Cambrai 18 October 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Cambrai East Military Cemetery

WILLIAMS

H D

**.

1939-1945 All included on the Main Memorial

AXTELL

Leonard George

Leading Stoker Royal Navy. HMS "Fleur de Lys" Flower Class Corvette. Torpedoed in the Atlantic by U 206 14 October 1941. Aged 25. Son of Reginald & Elizabeth Axtell of 2, Pump Cottages, Beddingham later of 14, The Course, Southover. Regular Rating. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.

BECK

Walter Raymond

Able Seaman Royal Navy. SS "Britannia". Lost when the ship was attacked by the German raider "Thor" 7 April 1941. Aged 23. Son of Walter & Violet Beck of 2, Windover Crescent, Neville Estate. Commemorated on The Royal Naval Memorial Southsea.

BLYTHE

Ronald Charles

Flying Officer/Navigator RAFVR. 49 Bomber Squadron (Lancasters). Shot down over the Dutch Coast returning from night operations over Germany 17 June 1942 Aged 20. Son of Charles & Ada Blythe of 5, Manor Terrrace, Potters Lane, Southover. Buried in Vlissingen Northern Cemetery, Holland

CUNNINGTON

Cedric Augustus

Corporal The Royal Engineers. 279th Field Company. Died of wounds in Holland 3 December 1944. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Cunnington of Lewes. Husband of Beatrice May Cunnington of Lewes. Buried in Nederweert War Cemetery, Holland

DUNK

Walter William

Boy 1st Class Royal Navy. HMS "Royal Oak". Lost with the ship at Scapa Flow 14. 10. 39 Aged 17. Son of Mr & Mrs F. G. Dunk of 51, Priory Street, Southover. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea

DUNNE

Frederick Francis

Trooper/Lance Corporal. The Royal Armoured Corps (Tank delivery Regiment). Killed in action at Halfaya. Egypt 15 November 1941 Aged 36. Son of Frederick & Mary Dunne of Liverpool. Husband of Kathleen Dunne of Priory Street, Southover. Buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt

GROVER

Harold Russell

Bombardier 6th Field Regiment. Royal Canadian Artillery Killed in an accident on the Dutch border 19 April 1945 Aged 24. Husband of Phyliss Grover of 14, St. James Street, Southover. Born in New Brunswick, Canada. Son of Herbert Russell & Margaret Grover of North Devon New Brunswick. Buried in Holten Canadian War Cemetery. Deventer, Holland

JOHNSON

Stanley Frederick

Leading Writer Royal Navy. HMS"Hood". Lost with the Battlecruiser in the Denmark Straits. 24 May 1941. Aged 23. Son of George Thomas & Eliza Johnson of 12, Mountfield Road, Southover. Commemorated on The Royal Naval Memorial., Southsea

KEMP

Robert William

Flight Sergeant/Engineer RAFVR. 626 (Bomber) Squadron (Lancasters). Lost on operations over Belgium 22 May 1944 Aged 22. Son of Robert & Flossy Kemp of North Street, Southover. Husband of Mary Louise Kemp of 45, Priory Street, Southover. Buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp, Belgium

MOORE

Frederick Martin

Sapper The Royal Engineers. 207th Field Company. Died of wounds in Italy 2 October 1944. Aged 27. Son of Daniel & Edith Moore of Southover. Husband of Mrs Alma Moore of 23, Dale Road, Winterbourne. Buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery Italy

MOPPETT

Dennis George

Leading Aircraftman RAFVR. Taken prisoner by the Japanese in Singapore and died in captivity at Ambon 6January 1945 Aged 24. Resident of Abinger Place, Lewes. Buried in Ambon War Cemetery, Moluccas Islands, Indonesia

OLLIVER

Ronald

Private. The Royal West Kent Regiment. Killed in action in the Arrakan, Burma 9January 1944. Aged 19. Adopted. Son of Christopher Alfred & Dorothy Olliver of 6, Priory Place, Southover. Buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma

OLLIVER

Stanley Gordon

Driver. Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home in Aldershot Military Hospital 21 October 1941 Aged 35. Son of Christopher & Elizabeth Olliver of 12, Eastport Lane, Southover. Husband of Flossie Olliver of 24 Horsfield Road, Landport, Southover. Buried in Lewes Cemetery

PIPER

Kenneth Arthur

Driver. Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Injured in a road traffic accident and died in hospital in Birmingham 18 November 1943 Aged 19. Son of Bert & Annie Piper of 21, Dale Road, Winterbourne Estate, Lewes. Buried in Lewes Cemetery.

POLLARD

Albert Edward

Rifleman. 12th Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action in Normandy 1 August 1944. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Horace Pollard Husband of Lucy Pollard, of Stoke Heath, Shropshire. Buried in Hottot-Bagues War Cemetery Bayeux Normandy

POLLARD

Frederick Arthur

Private. 2nd Battalion, The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action in NW Europe 17 October 1944. Aged 32. Son of Horace & Harriett Pollard Husband of Elsie Millicent Pollard of 11, Horsefield Road, Landport Lewes. Born in Southover. Buried in Mierlo War Cemetery, North Brabant, Holland

REDMAN

Douglas George

Corporal Royal Air Force. Died on operations over Italy 3 April 1946 Aged 24. Son of Henry & Edith Redman of "Green Bank" Rotten Row, Lewes. Later of Hove. Husband of Mrs Sheila Redman. Buried in Naples War Cemetery, Italy

SCRASE

Raymond Clifford

Leading Aircraftman RAFVR. R. A. F Regiment. Died of disease in India 18 September 1943 Aged 22. Son of Lily Scrase of Southover. Buried in Gauhati War Cemetery, Assam, India,

SMITH

Frederick Jasper

Sergeant (Navigator/Bomb aimer RAFVR. 100 (Bomber) Squadron Killed in action in the Middle East 17 October 1943 Aged 28. Son of Albert William & Harriett Smith of 3, St. Pancras Gardens, Southover Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Lydda, Tel Aviv, Israel

STILES

Alfred James Wade

Sergeant. 1st Lothians & Border Horse/Royal Scots Greys/Royal Armoured Corps. Killed in action in Normandy 14 August 1944. Aged 35. Son of Harry & Kate Stiles of "Eastport House" Eastport Lane, Southover. Husband of Winifred Molly Stiles of Southover. Born in Brighton. Buried in Banneville La Campagne War Cemetery, Normandy, France.

TINDALE

Bruce Frederick

Cadet Merchant Navy/Royal Fleet Auxilliary. M V. Empire Stanley (Greenoch). Torpedoed by U 197 in the Indian Ocean. 17 August 1943 Aged 18. Son of William Hall & Mary Tindale of 3, Priory Street, Southover. Commemorated on The Tower Hill Memorial

WEBB

Albert Edward

Guardsman. 3rd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. Talen prisoner in Libya and died in captivity. 17 June 1941. Aged 26. Son of William Henry & Florence Webb of 5, St. Pancras Gardens, Southover. Buried in Benghazi Military Cemetery, Libya

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