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BROADWEY (WEYMOUTH) ST NICHOLAS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 - Transcribed Carolynn Langley &
Norman Hayne; researched Martin Edwards

Cross on plinth in grounds of the parish church of St Nicholas, Broadwey, Weymouth Dorset.
It is very weathered and lichen covered making it hard hard to read some names.

Photograph Copyright © Carolynn Langley - 2004

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
INVICTIS PAX
THEY LOVED NOT THEIR
LIVES UNTO THE DEATH

BARRETT Albert
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BISHOP Robert [Wilfred]
Private 29786, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds 31st January 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 25. Born and resident Broadway, Dorset, enlisted Yeovil, Somerset. Son of John and Lucy Bishop, of 4, Railway Buildings, Broadwey, Dorset. Formerly 22423, Somerset Light Infantry. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XII. Row B. Grave 4A.
BISHOP [William] Charles
Private 235046, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 15th November 1918 in Egypt. Aged 22. Born and resident Broadway, Dorset, enlisted Dorchester. Son of Robert Bishop, of Old Station Rd., Broadwey, Upwey, Dorchester. Formerly 3634, Dorsetshire Regiment. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Row DD. Grave 44.
BOGGUST [Alfred] George
Chief Cook 357746, H.M.S. Queen Mary, Royal navy. Lost with the ship at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 21.
BOWES John
Able Seaman 211518, H.M.S. Ardent, Royal Navy. Died 1st June 1916. Son of Mr. J. Bowes and Mrs. L. Bowes, of 49, Rosebery Avenue, Melton Mowbray; husband of Harriett E. Bowes, of River View, Nottington Broadway, Dorset. Buried in DALMENY AND QUEENSFERRY CEMETERY, West Lothian, Scotland. Grave 634.
BITHERY [Ralph] Victor
[Spelt BITHREY on CWGC] Corporal 16851, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd April 1917. Aged 24. Born Arlesford, Hampshire, enlisted Weymouth, resident Upwey. Son of Edward Haddan Bithrey and Ellen Bithrey, of Longcot, Faringdon, Berks. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot O. IX. Row B. Grave 6.
DOYLEND William [Thomas Robert]
Chief Petty Officer 172022, H.M.S. Queen Mary, Royal Navy. Died at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 37. Son of Robert and Sarah Ann Doylend, of Lowestoft, Suffolk; husband of Eva Lilian Doylend, of Jestys Avenue, Broadway, Dorchester, Dorset. No knonw grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 11.
DREW Reginald [James Blakeney]
Lieutenant-Commander, H.M.S. Glatton, Royal Navy. Died 16th September 1918. Aged 30. Son of the late Inspector-General W. B. Drew and Mrs. Drew, of Donnington, Fareham, Hants; husband of Norah M. Drew, of Lorton House, Broadway, Dorchester. Buried in WOODLANDS CEMETERY, GILLINGHAM, Kent. Naval. 15. 804-6.
DIMOND Samuel
Acting Lance Corporal 201173, 1st/4th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 28th September 1917. Enlisted Dorehester. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot II. Row L. Grave 11.
FORD James
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GORDON-STEWARD Charleton [William]
Major, Northumberland Fusliers - Staff, Brigade, Major, 198th Infantry Brigade. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Son of Brig. Gen. C. S. and Mrs. Gordon-Steward; husband of E. B. Gordon Steward, of The Round House, Nottington, Weymouth. Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 12.
GODDEN Arthur [Allen Jesse]
Private 31705, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 8th May 1917. Born Came, Dorset, enlisted Dorchester, resident Broadwey. Formerly 17248, Dorsetshire Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAl, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
HANHAM Horace [Edwin]
Private 17658, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 22nd July 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Dorechester. Son of Thomas and Mary Hanham; husband of Mary Jane Hanham, of 3, Kildare Terrace, Icen Rd., Broadway, Dorchester. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 4.
HOUNSELL Harry [Walter]
Private 404371, 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Died 28th April 1916. Aged 31. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hounsell, of Broadway, Upwey, Dorchester, husband of Emily Hounsell, of "Emscote," 31, Newberry Terrace, Weymouth. Buried in WOODS CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot Iv. Row A. Grave 10.
HUNT George
Corporal 5125, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 25th January 1915. Aged 35. Born Ford, Wiltshire, enlisted Ludgershall, Wiltshire, resident Broadwey. Son of Charles and Julia Hunt, of West Amesbury, Wilts.; husband of Edith Florence Ford (formerly Hunt), of Littlemead Cottages, Broadway, Dorset. Buried in RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 47.
JESTY Edgar
Private 571, Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own). Killed in action at Gallipoli 21st August 1915. Born Fonthill Gifford, enlisted Weymouth, resident Boscombe. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 17 and 18.
LEACH Thomas
No further information currently
LEGG Cyril [Arthur]
Private 29117, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st October 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 18. Born and enlisted Dorechester, resident Broadway, Dorset. Son of Mr. A. and Mrs. F. B. Legg, of Upper Sydling, Dorchester, Dorset. Buried in ST. VAAST COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Row D. Grave 10.
LONG Basil [Andrew]
Captain, 11th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died 10th February 1017. Aged 42. Son of the Rev. David Long and Clara Elizabeth Long. Graduated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Headmaster of Heathmere Prep. School, Haywards Heath. Gazetted to Commission in 9th Bn. South Lancashire Regt. in April, 1915, and transf. in April, 1916. Born at Croydon, Surrey. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 11.
LUGG James
Private 5026, 4th Supply Company, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 25th January 1915. Buried in FORDINGTON CEMETERY, DORCHESTER, Dorset. [Not listed on SDGW]
LUGG William
Private 10532, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 15th April 1917. Born Wool, Dorset, enlisted Weymouth, resident Dorechester. Buried in FORESTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 1.
MASTERS George
Private 230847, 1st/1st Battalion, Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own). Died of wounds in Egypt 23rd November 1917. Aged 23. Enlisted Sherborne, resident Long Bredy, near Dorchester. Son of Minnie Masters, of Abergavenny Cottage, Upwey, Dorchester, and the late George Masters. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Row B. Grave 61.
NORTHOVER Reginald [George]
Stoker 1st Class 307832, H.M.S. Queen Mary, Royal Navy. Lost with the ship at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 19.
PEGLER [John] Noel
Air Mechanic 2nd Class F/20378, British Aegean Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service. Died 7th November 1917. Aged 19. Son of John and Sarah Pegler, of Knapp House, Broadway, Dorset. Buried in LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY, Turkey. Row K. Grave 97.
POWELL Henry
No further information currently
ROLLS Reginald [John]
Sick Berth Steward 350785, H.M.S. Mersey, Royal Navy. Died 10th July 1915. Aged 35. Son of the late Richard and Elizabeth Rolls, of Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset; husband of Ada Mary McKersie (formerly Rolls), of Lower Burton, Dorchester. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot I. Row A. Grave 16.
STOKES Robert
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SQUIBB George
Private 19625, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 16th April 1917. Enlisted Dorchester, resident Upwey. Buried in FORESTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 2.
TAYLOR [Charles] Gilbert
[Spelt TAYLER on SDGW, listed a G C TAYLOR on CWGC] Private 38158, 2nd/4th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died 22nd February 1919 in France & Flanders. Aged 21. Born and resident Broadway, Dorset, enlisted Weymouth. Son of Charles and Rosina E. Taylor, of Littlemoor, Broadway, Dorchester. Formerly T/34889, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Plot XII. Row E. Grave 24.
WEBBER John
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WEEDON Frank
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WOOLFRIES [Samuel] Charles
Private 5851, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13th October 1914. Aged 34. Born Shepton Mallet, Somerset, enlisted Dorchester. Husband of Julia Annie Elizabeth Woolfries, of Summer Close Place, Broadwey, Dorchester, Dorset. Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 4.
AXE William
Private 7194, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 1st October 1916. Born Odcombe, Somerset, enlisted Dorchester, resident Upwey.Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XXI. Row J. Grave 14.
HIRST Harry
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JAMES Reginald
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PRIDHAM [Hugh] Trevor
Gunner 199707, 1094th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died 15th July 1918 in Egypt. Aged 20. Born Broadway, Dorset, enlisted London. Son of Dr. John Williams Pridham and Elma Pridham, of "Hillfield," Broadway, Dorset. Buried in SUEZ WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Eypt. Row B. Grave 14.

28 August 2005

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