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CHRISTCHURCH PRIORY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2003
cemetery phootgraphs copyright © Vernon Masterman 2008

The priory stands off the main town streets, high above the buildings surrounding it. From the main street the road turns off towards the priory. The chapel is to the far side of the priory from the main entrance, and then to the right.

A separate page is devoted to memorials dedicated to individuals

Photographs copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards

IN EVER GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO
FELL FOR GOD AND KING, FOR RIGHT, FOR FREEDOM
AND FOR PEACE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

ADAMS Edward

Private 6038, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 9th July 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 45. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Husband of Emma Jane Adams, of 8, Henrietta St., Congleton, Cheshire. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.

ADEY George [Albert]

Private 203212, 1st/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 24th February 1917 in Mesopotamia. Born Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth, resident Purewell. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 21 and 63.

ALSFORD Arthur Victor Roy

[Listed as Roy Alsford on SDGW] Rifleman 47623, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) posted to 2nd/10th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 25th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Bournemouth, enlisted South Farnborough, resident Christchurch. Formerly 21216, Royal Flying Corps. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.

ATKINS Sidney George

Pioneer 46261, 86th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds Tuesday 24th August 1915 at Gallipoli. Age 21. Born and enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Mr. F. W. and Mrs. E. B. Atkins, of 6 Clarendon Rd., Christchurch, Hants. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 23 to 25 or 325 to 328.

AYLES George

[Listed as AYLE on GWGC] Private 22822, 12th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action Wednesday 10th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Mayborough, Queensland, Australia, enlisted EastLeigh, hampshire. Formerly 35604, Royal Army Medical Corps. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.

AYLES Robert

Acting Corporal 325159, 1st/8th Territorial Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 25th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Enlisted Bournemouth, resident Christchurch. Formerly 717, Hampshire Cyclist Battalion. Son of George and Eleanor Ayles; husband of Gertrude Ayles, of The Gables, Stour Rd., Christchurch, Hants. Buried in THELUS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. D. 2.

BAKER Herbert Jesse

Petty Officer Stoker 282551, H.M.S. "Victory", Royal Navy. Died Monday 29th October 1917. Age 38. Buried near northwall of EASTNEY OR HIGHLAND ROAD CEMETERY, PORTSMOUTH, Hampshire. Grave Q. 4. 29.

BARNES Bernard [Frampton]

Private 722800, 2nd/24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 18th September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Oxford Street. Formerly 5569, 9th Battalion, London Regiment. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.

BARNES Frederick Harvey

[Listed as Frederick Harry Barnes on SDGW] Gunner 122012, "D" Battery, 311th Brigade, Royal Artillery. Age 21. Killed in action 3rd June 1917 in France & Flanders. Born christchurch, enlisted Brockenhurst. Son of Harry Barnes, of 3, Portfield Rd., Christchurch. Buried in ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. J. 4.

BARNES Herbert Leonard

Gunner 1021047, Royal Field Artillery. Died Friday 1st October 1920. Buried in CHRISTCHURCH CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave F. 84.

BARNES Lionel William

Private 4325, "B" Squadron, 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales' Own). Killed in action Friday 6th November 1914 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Ringwood. Son of William and Mary Barnes, of Christchurch, Bournemouth, Hants; husband of Jessie Edith Scott Barnes, of York House, 12A, Torrington Square, London, W.C.2. Served in the South African Campaign. Buried in LA BRIQUE MILITARY CEMETERY No.2, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I. B.1.

BARNES Tom

Private 288869, 1st/1st Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own). Died in Egypt Thursday 17th October 1918. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Winchester. Buried in DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY, Syria. Grave B. 51.

BARROW Frederick George

Private 12654, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 20th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 29. Born Christchurch, enlisted Wimborne. Son of George and Annie Barrow, of Ringwood; husband of Charlotte Nellie Barrow, of 2, Burton Rd., Christchurch. Buried in REDAN RIDGE CEMETERY No. 1, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Grave B. 44.

BEESON Howard

possibly H BEESON, Corporal 10165, 1st Battalion, Royal fusiliers. Died Monday 2nd August 1915 in France & Flanders. Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I. E. 9.

BENDELL Arthur

Acting Corporal 25156, 15th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Age 31. Killed in action Thursday 9th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of Henry and Harriet Bendell, of St. Catherine's Hill, Christchurch; husband of Ellen A. L. Bendell, of 121, Bargates, Christchurch. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.

BEST Frank

Private 22772, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 8th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 29. Born Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Tom Frank and Helen Best, of "Glenbrook," 1, Madison Avenue, Bournemouth. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.

BOGGUST Harvey Noel Stratton

Private 356437, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 3rd December 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Southampton. Son of William George and Rose Boggust, of 27, Barrack Rd. Christchurch. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 7.

BOOKER Frederick

No further information currently

BREWER Albert Victor

Private 37304, 13th (Service) Battalion (Forest of Dean)(Pioneers), Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 24th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 30. Born Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Husband of Ethel May Brewer, of 14, Stourvale Rd., Pokesdown, Bournemouth. Buried in BLARGIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Oise, France. Grave I. B. 6.

BURTON Samuel Walter

Private 25154, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 26th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 36. Born Bournemouth, enlisted Christchurch. Husband of Eliza Crutcher (formerly Burton), of 15, Pound Lane, Christchurch. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162.

CHANEY Charles Ernest

possibly Charles Chaney, Lance Corporal 13202, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Lambeth, Surrey, enlisted London, resident Vauxhall, Surrey. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.

CLARK Frank

Private 64219, 10th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died Friday 11th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 36. Born Burnley, Lancashire, enlisted Christchurch. Son of James and Fanny Clark, of 55, Purewell, Christchurch; husband of Mabel Clark, of The Bungalow, Mudeford Lane, Christchurch. Formerly 285302, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, Kassel, Hessen, Germany. Grave IV. J. 9.

CLARK George Walter

possibly: George Walter Clark, Petty Officer 204117, H.M.S. "Invincible.", Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 31st May 1916. Age 32. Husband of Ida E. Clark, of 24, Adelaide St., Buckland, Portsmouth. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 11.

CLARKE Frederick William

Rifleman 3916, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds Sunday 7th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born, resident and enlisted Christchurch. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave VIII. I. 10.

COLLINS John William

Private 381259, 2nd/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 21st July 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of William John Kegwin Collins, and Adelaide Jane Collins, of "Braemar", 51, Fairfield, Christchurch. Buried in MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Grave III. E. 1.

COLLINS Stanley Kegwin

Private 29548, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday 26th October 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Enlisted Bournemouth, resident Christchurch. Son of Adelaide Jane Collins, of "Braemar," 51, Fairfield, Christchurch. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave O. I. G. 2.

CORBIN William

Private 21395, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 26th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Winchester. Son of Charles Henry and Anna Corbin, of Neacroft, Bransgore, Christchurch; husband of Mabel Caroline Corbin, of 34, Purewell, Christchurch. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162.

COUSINS Richard Charles

Private 22233, 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 19th April 1916 in Mesopotamia. Born Blandford, enlisted Ringwood. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 17.

CROUCHER Charles

Rifleman S/8298, 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action Friday 30th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 40. Born Ashley, enlisted and resident Christchurch. Husband of Lily M. Croucher, of 23, Purewell, Christchurch. Buried in SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH, Nord, France. Grave A. 19.

CULL Sidney Edward

Private 220187, 8th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died Monday 1st July 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 38. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of John and Rose Cull, of 23, Purewell, Christchurch; husband of Alice Matilda Cull, of 33, Beaconsfield Rd., Christchurch. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany. Grave III. C. 1.

CUTHBERTSON William [Garnet]

Private 44222, 2nd/4th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died of wounds Saturday 2nd November 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of Mrs. C. Cuthbertson, of "Ivydean," Irish Rd., Winton, Bournemouth. Formerly 45768, Hampshire Regiment. Buried in ST. AUBERT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave III. A. 35.

DIXON Harold George

Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Diorsetshire Regiment and Royal Air Force. Killed in action Monday 4th November 1918. Age 21. Son of the late George Thomas and Lucy Sophia Dixon, of Christchurch. Buried in CROSS ROADS CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave II. A. 1.

DOWN John

Private 260137, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds Saturday 20th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Formerly 203844, Hampshire Regiment. Born Winton, enlisted Brockenhurst, resident Christchurch. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XXV. K. 15A.

DROVER Fred[erick William Charles]

Private 17798, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 12th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Bournemouth, enlisted Bristol, resident Pokesdown. Buried in SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS, Somme, France. Grave I. I. 52.

DRUITT Charles Lambert

Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action Friday 13th October 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Son of Robert and Alice May Druitt, late of "Carfax" Christchurch, Hants. Native of Christchurch. Educated at King's School, Canterbury, and The Central Technical College, Kensington, London. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave III. G. 50.

EATON Frank Thomas

Private 41857, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 27th May 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Formerly 26613, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Buried in MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Grave IX. B. 1.

ETHERIDGE Charles

No further information currently

FARRELL Reginald

Private 9327, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died Saturday 19th January 1918. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Farrell. Buried in CHRISTCHURCH CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave L.C. 92.

FARWELL Howard George Henry

Lance Corporal 13938, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 9th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Basingstoke. Son of James and L. J. Farwell, of "Mayfield," Stanpit, Christchurch. Buried in POTIJZE BURIAL GROUND CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave T. 1.

FENNEMORE Herbert James

[CWGC lists him as Hebert Henry Fennemore] Private 33387, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 31st August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 41. Born Silsoe, Bedfordshire, enlisted Christchurch. Son of Francis and Eliza Fennemore, of Silsoe, Ampthill, Beds; husband of May Fennemore, of IO9, Bargates, Christchurch. Buried in ETERPIGNY BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave B. 15.

FERREY George Leslie

Private 15356, "Z" Company, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died in Malta Monday 12th July 1915. Age 35. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Brockenhurst. Son of George Henry and Ellen Ferrey, of "Mayfield," 21, Barrack Rd, Christchurch. Buried in PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, Malta. Grave B. I. 6.

FRENCH Percival James

Corporal L/13088, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action Saturday 7th September 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 30. Born and residentn Hackney, enlisted Stratford. Husband of Elsie Luckham (formerly French), of 3, Livingstone Rd., Christchurch. Formerly TR/10/16520, 29th Training Reserve Battalion. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3.

FROUD Harold William

Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds Friday 27 July 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born Christchurch. Son of William Henry and Harriet Froud, of Thorney, Southbourne, Bournemouth. Buried in ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. K. 10.

GATRILL Frederick George

[Listed as Frederick John on CWGC] Private 22107, 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 26th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born Highcliffe, enlisted Bournemouth, resident Christchurch. Son of Walter and Emily Gatrill, of 34, Barrack Rd., Christchurch. Formerly 1713, Hampshire Regiment. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 B

GOLDSMITH John

probably: John Goldsmith, Captain, 1st Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal marine Light Infantry. Died Friday 11th May 1917. Age 34. Son of Edward and Anastasia Goldsmith; husband of Evelyn Goldsmith. Born at Hambledon, Hants. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XVII. E. 17.

GRIFFITHS David [Walter]

Acting Corporal 33430, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action MOnday 7th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

GRIFFITHS William [George]

Private 14543, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 23rd October 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Highcliffe, enlisted Bournemouth, resident Christchurch. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.

HAMES Alfred William

Lance Corporal T/241786, 3rd/4th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action Thursday 4th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Wimbourne, Dorset, enlisted and resident Godalming, Surrey. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A.

HAMILTON Anson Shirley

No further information currently

HARTFORD Hugh Irving [St. John]

Captain, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 22nd October 1914 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Son of the late Major Irving Hartford (22nd Regt.); husband of Dorothea Ramsay Hartford. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 13.

HASKELL Francis George

Chief Stoker 300428, H.M.S. "Invincible.", Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 31st May 1916. Age 40. Son of Charles Haskell, of Christchurch, and the late Sarah Haskell; husband of Julia Kate Haskell, of 6, Douglas Avenue, Christchurch, Hants. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 15.

HATCHER Arthur John

Private 25311, 15th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 20th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Battersea, London, enlisted Bournemouth, resident Christchurch. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 4. Grave XIV. A. 30.

HAWKINS Arnold

Private 6504, 1st Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th January 1915 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Ringwood.

HAWKINS Frederick Albert

probably Leading Stoker K/12939, H.M.S. "Louvain.", Royal Navy. Died Sunday 20th January 1918. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 30.

HERBERT Frank

Rifleman 52556, 12th Battalion, Royal irish Rifles. Killed in action MondaY 2nd September 1918 in France & Flanders. aGE 19. Born Hampshire, enlisted Winchester, resident Christchurch. Son of Maud Alice Herbert, of 5, Portfield Rd., Christchurch, and the late Barrack Warden Herbert. Formerly 41191, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. bURIED IN WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. F. 25.

HINTON Albert Edward

Private 29662, 15th (Service) Battalion, Hamspshire Regiment. Killed in action FRiday 15th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Christchurch, enlisted Southampton, resident Bournemouth. Buried in BULLS ROAD CEMETERY, FLERS, Somme, France. Grave II. K. 9.

HISCOCK Bert

Private 33287, 1st Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born London, enlisted and resident Christchurch. Formerly 26203, Hampshire Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

HISCOCK Charles Arthur

Corporal 4292, 56th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action Wednesday 5th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 30. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Husband of Ellen Mary Hiscock, of "Acacia", Jumpers Rd., Christchurch. Formerly 9795, Hampshire Regiment. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C.

HOUSE Arthur

Private 14075 (listed as 10375 on CWGC), 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 21st August 1915 at Gallipoli. Age 19. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of George and Charlotte House, of "Lynwood," Jumper's Avenue, Christchurch. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

JONES Herbert John

Private 70198, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action Sunday 1st September 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 41. Born Bristol, enlisted Christchurch. Son of James and Emily Jones; husband of Amy Jones, of "The Anchorage," Stour Rd., Christchurch. Formerly 30800, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Buried in SAILLY-SAILLISEL BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave VII. C. 6.

KENDALL William

either William Kendall,. Private 10507, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died at sea Friday 13th August 1915. Age 28. Born Ripley, Christchurch, enlisted Ringwood, resident Shirley, Hampshire. Son of Walter Kendall, of 2, Shirley, Bransgore, Christchurch. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328

or W Kendall, Private 203266. 1st/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died Wednesday 26th February 1919. Buried in CHRISTCHURCH CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave C.E. 72.

KERLEY Harry

probably Harry Kerley, Private 3/7329, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 5th May 1915. Born Wyke regis, enlisted Blanford, resident Sturminster Newton. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37.

KING Hugh Denham

Second Lieutenant 2nd/10th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 13th March 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Son of Edith Jane King, of 30, Southwood Avenue, Bournemouth, and the late Hugh John King. Native of Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. Buried in LE FERMONT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave II. A. 3.

LAMBERT Albert

(Served as WALKER) Private 4730, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died Tuesday 22nd Decmber 1914 . Age 47. Son of Charles and Charlotte Lambert, of Christchurch, Hants. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave A. 2. 21.

LANE William Edward

Private 44386, "D" Company,2nd/5th Battalion (Territorial), Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 1st November 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of William and Sarah Lane, of 4, Stour Bank Rd., Christchurch. Formerly 68167, 4th (Reserve) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Buried in CROSS ROADS CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave III. A. 16.

LEGG Frederick Frank

Private 53909, 2nd/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 21st March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Sydling, Dorset, enlisted Winchester, Hampshire, resident Burton, Christchurch. Formerly 56813, West Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in JEANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Grave III. C. 2.

LONDON Leonard [Charles]

Private 10179, 10th Battaion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 21st August 1915 at Gallipoli. Age 19. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of Charles and Elizabeth London, of 71, Stanpit, Christchurch. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328

LONGMAN Robert James

Rifleman S/19501, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 36. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Winchester. Son of the late Thomas and Jane Longman; husband of Alice E. Longman, of 26, Bargates, Christchurch. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9.

LUCKHAM William James

Private 40254, "C" Company, 8th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died of wounds Thursday 29th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Blastiford, enlisted Brockenhurst, resident Christchurch. Son of Richard and Minnie Louisa Luckham, of 10, Burton Rd., Christchurch. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave R. II. G. 10.

MacDONALD Walter Matthew

Lance Corporal B/203018, 7th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action Friday 15th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Winton, enlisted Christchurch, residet Bournemouth. Son of John and Edith MacDonald, of 2, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth. Formerly R/17257, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.

MARSHALL Ernest Gerald

Sergeant 352643, 379th Siege Battery, Hampshire (Territorial Force), Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in actionTuesday 24th September 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 25. Born Christchurch, enlisted Southampton. Son of Sidney Herbert and Jane Marshall, of 55, Bargates, Christchurch. Buried in HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. H. 20.

MARSHALL William Edward

Able Seaman J/523, H.M.S. "Invincible.", Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 31st May 1916. Age 25. Son of Henry Charles and Kate Marshall, of Christchurch. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 13.

MARTIN Bertie Frank

Private 7171, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born Charlton, Blandford, enlisted Blandford. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. D. Martin, of Charlton Marshall; husband of Gladys L. Jackson (formerly Martin), of 8, Sopers Lane, Christchurch. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 2, Somme, France. Grave XXVII. B. 5.

MARTIN George Frank

Private 33452, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 7th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of Stephen and Virtue Martin, of 22, Wick Lane, Christchurch. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIALZonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 38 to 40.

MATTHEWS William George

Private 604, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th June 1915 (CWGC states Sunday 25th April 1915) in France & Flanders. Born Hordle, Lymington, enlisted Christchurch, resident Hordle Lymington. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 8.

MILLER Albert Thomas

Leading Stoker 312123, H.M.S. "Viking.", Royal Navy. Died Saturday 29th January 1916. Buried in CHRISTCHURCH CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave H. 89.

MILLER James Sidney

Private 8307, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 9th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Winchester. Son of Lois Miller, of 26, Beaconsfield Rd., Christchurch, Hants, and the late Jesse Miller. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.

MILLER John Harry

[List as John Henry Miller on SDGW & CWGC] Private 37513, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action Sunday 1st September 1918. Age 19. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted WInchester. Son of Mrs. Lois Miller, of 26, Beaconsfield Rd., Christchurch, Hants, and the late Jesse Miller. Buried in BEAULENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, LIGNY-THILLOY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. G. 18.

MILLS Albert John

Private 4339. 1st/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds Saturday 27th January 1917 in Mesopotamia. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Grave XXI. J. 8.

MITCHELL Frank Henry

Gunner 867, 1st/4th Hampshire Battery (Territorial Force), Royal Field Artillery. Died in Egypt Saturday 25th September 1915. Age 21. Born Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Emma Bickford (formerly Mitchell), of 40, Shaftesbury Rd., Poole, Dorset, and the late Edward Mitchell. Buried in MAALA CEMETERY, Yemen. Grave A. 12.

MOODY Alfred Bertram

Private 203173, 1st/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Kille din action Saturday 24th February 1917 in Mesopotamia. Age 24. Enlisted Bourne,outh, resident Holdenhurst, Hampshire. Son of Mrs. Ellen Moody, of 4, Douglas Avenue, Christchurch, Hants. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 21 and 63.

MOORE Edward Walter

[Listed as Edward Walter MOORES on SDGW] Private 24945, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 31st July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Brockenhurst, enlisted Christchurch. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XIII. C. 2.

MOOREY William [Edward]

Second Lieutenant, 3rd Bn., London Regt (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action Friday 26th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148.

MORRIS Arthur James

[Spelt MORRISS on CWGC] Private 44077, 10th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds Friday 26th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born isle of Wight, enlisted Christchurch. Husband of Emily Morriss, of 25, Stourfield Rd., Pokesdown, Bournemouth. Formerly 183550, Royal Artillery. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XXI. G. 4.

MOSS William John

Able Seaman Zp/2047, Anson battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Navy. Died 9th November 1919. Aged 23. Son of William Moss, of Christchurch, Hants. Buried in CHISTCHURCH CEMETERY, Dorset. Section S. Grave 83.

After some research his details were added to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission web site.

MUNDAY Ernest F Gerald

[List as Gerald on SDGW & CGWC] Pioneer 33343, Base Signal Depot, Corps of Royal Engineers. Died Tuesday 19th [List as 10th on SDGW] February 1918 in East Africa. Age 19. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Alfred Edwin and Mary Jane Munday, of " Ghent Villa," Grove Rd. West, Christchurch, Hants. Buried in DURBAN (STELLAWOOD) CEMETERY, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Grave F. 71.

NORMAN Fred

Private 45537, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 27th June 1917 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Christchurch. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I. B. 10.

NUTMAN John Douglas

Private 34429. 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghmshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Saturday 31st August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Buried in AVAL WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, VIEUX-BERQUIN, Nord, France. Grave III. A. 3.

OLDEN Walter

Sergeant 7672, 3rd Battalion (Reserve), Hampshire Regiment. Died in England Monday 15th April 1918. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Winchester. Buried in CHRISTCHURCH CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave C. 92.

PARDY John Robert

[List as Joseph Robert on SDGW, CWGC and Medal card] Private 13167, 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died at Mudros Thursday 16th December 1915. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Winchester. Son of Mr. W. C. Pardy, of "Montrose ", Avon Rd. West, Christchurch, Hants. Buried in PORTIANOS MILITARY CEMETERY, Lemnos, Greece. Grave III. A. 272.

PARKIN, DCM, MSM George

Conductor 02272, 17th Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died Thursday 14th November 1918 in England. Age 52. Son of George and Jane Parkin; husband of Mary Elizabeth Parkin, of "Ravenscourt," Jumpers Avenue, Christchurch. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DSM) and Meritorious Service Medal (MSM). Buried in CHRISTCHURCH CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave C.H. 20.

PEDEN Fergus [Alan]

Lance Corporal 355575, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday 27th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Enlisted Southampton, resident Christchurch. Youngest son of Robert J. and Mary J. Peden, of "Roslyn," Addiscombe Rd., Christchurch. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XXIV. D. 3.

PIKE Walter

Private 331236, 1st/8th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 19th April 1917 in Palestine. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Grave XX. G. 5.

PLOWMAN Thomas

Private 33310, 1st Battalion, Princess Cahrlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Compton Chamberlain, enlisted Christchurch. Formerly 26299, Hampshire Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

POYNTER Harry Upton

[List as Harry Umpton Poynter on SDGW & SDGW] Private 7434, 1st Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action Saturday 14th November 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Englefield, Surrey, enlisted Reading, resident Christchurch. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45.

PRESTON Frank

Private 5228, 2nd/5th Battalion (Territorial), Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 22nd November 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Son of William and Sarah Preston, of 13, Pound Lane, Christchurch. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Grave VII. C. 14.

RANDALL Harold [Victor]

Private 36728, 10th (Service) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday 21st December 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born Bristol, enlisted Christchurch. Son of William James and Alice Elizabeth Randall, of 77, Somerville Rd., St. Andrew's Park, Bristol. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave O. III. H. 1.

READ Walter John

Private 285085, 2nd/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Wednesday 22nd August 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and enlisted Christchurch, resident Boscombe. Son of Mrs. L. A. Read, of 84, Wheaton Rd., Pokesdown, Bournemouth. Formerly 203895, Hampshire Regiment. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No.4 Grave XIII. D. 14.

READ William George

Lance Corporal 7993, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday 18th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Winchester. Son of Mrs. A. Sinsbury, of 3, Spicer St., Christchurch, Hants; husband of Elizabeth Charlotte Read, of 33, Livingstone Rd., Pokesdown, Bournemouth. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave VI. D. 9.

SCOTT George William

Lance Corporal 993, "C" Company, 37th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Invasion Force. Died Friday 8th June 1917 at Messines Ridge, Northern France in France & Flanders. Age 31. Boirn Christchurch, Hampshire, enlisted Innisfail, Queensland, Australia 8th June 1917. Son of Thomas Robert and Emily Mary Scott, of Christchurch; sister Henrietta Mabel Scott, 11 Castle Street, Christchurch, Hampshire. Grocer by trade. Emigrated to Australia aged 25. Always known as Scotty. Well known as one of the Australian Sugar Company's best officers and greatly interested in the growth and success of the School of Arts at Innisfail. Buried in BETHLEEM FARM EAST CEMETERY, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave A. 19. Australian War memorial Reference: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.

SPARKS Leonard Frank

No further information currently

STANIFORTH John

[Listed as STANFORTH on memorial] Acting Bombardier 26093, 32nd Anti-Aircraft Section, Royal Horse Artillery. Died of wounds on 13th November 1917 in Salonika, Northern Greece. Aged 34. Born Sheffield, enlisted Leeds, Yorkshire. Son of Charles and Annie Staniforth; husband of Ada Staniforth, of 19, Stourbank Rd., Christchurch, Hants. John Staniforth was also an old contemptable and recieved the 1914 star for action in France. He left a widow and infant son who later became a notable figure in Christchurch and one time Mayor. Buried in SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 1275.

STEED Noah James

Private 306640, 1st/7th Battalion, Hmpshire Regiment. Died Saturday 1st March 1919. Husband of Charlotte Ada Steed, of 6, Lytton Rd., Bournemouth. Buried in BOURNEMOUTH EAST CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave T. I. 143.

STREET Vincent

Lance Corporal 55149, 215th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action Wednesday 26th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 30. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Formerly 26119, Hampshire Regiment. Son of Alfred James and Christiana Jane Street, of Armadale, Christchurch, Hants.; husband of Mrs. Dorothy Redler (formerly Street), of Downs House, Bathpool, Taunton. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.

STRIDE Charles

probably C Stride, Private 203185, 1st/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died Wednesday 12th March 1919. Buried in BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Buried in I. U. 15.

STROUD William Richard

Private 6961, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 14th May 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born and resident Steventon, enlisted Basingstoke. Son of Richard Stroud, of Montrose, Grove Road East, Christchurch. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.

SYMES Ernest Hedley

Rifleman 1754, 1st/8th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 22nd August 1915 at Gallipoli. Age 19. Enlisted Newport, Isle of Wight, resident Bucksgrove, Sussex. Youngest son of George and Charlotte Symes, of 44, Grove Rd., Chichester. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328

THOMPSON Peter

No further information currently

TREVIS Arthur Charles

Acting Bombardier 55496, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action Sunday 26th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Trevis, of 1, Silver St., Christchurch. Buried in CANADA FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. G. 7.

VATTER George William Sidney

[Listed as G S W VATTER on CWGC] Petty Officer Telegraphist PO/J/6164, H.M.S. "Victory.", Royal Navy. Died Monday 17th March 1919. Buried in WIMBORNE ROAD CEMETERY, BOURNEMOUTH, Hampshire. Grave G. I. 22 N.

VEY William Thomas

probably W VEY, Sergeasnt 306513, 2nd/7th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died Saturday 23rd February 1918 in Mesopotamia. Enlisted Bournemouth, resident Highcliffe. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Grave XX. K. 5.

VINCENT Harry [Clarence]

Private 23421, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died in England Monday 4th November 1918. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Buried in CHRISTCHURCH CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave H. 18.

WALKER, MC James Robert

Lieutenant (Acting Major), "B" Battery, 62nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action Tuesday 20th March 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 40. Son of T. and L. Walker; husband of May Walker, of Greylands, Christchurch, Hants. Served 20 years in "C" Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Awarded the Military Cross (MC). Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRASPas de Calais, France. Grave III. H. 30.

WATTS William Amos

Sergeant 12778, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action Tuesday 20th October 1914 if France & Flanders. Age 24. Born Dum Dum, Bengal, enlisted Stratford, London. Son of William and Esther Watts, of "Zonnebeke," Fitzmaurice Rd., Christchurch. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Addenda Panel 57.

WHITE George

Lance Corporal 203300, 1st/4th (Territorial Force), Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 24th February 1917 in Mesopotamia. Age 25. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Only son of Charles and Susan White, of 7, Avon Buildings, Christchurch. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 21 and 63.

WHITLOCK Harry

probably Leading Seaman 236166, H.M.S. "Hampshire", Royal Navy. Died Monday 5th June 1916. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 12.

WILCOX Frank

Private 23145, 1st Battalion, Hamsphire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 4th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Christchurch. Buried in CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-V., Belgium. Grave III. D. 17.

WILLS, MM Harry Borden

[Listed as Harry Burden Wills on SDGW] Acting 2nd Corporal 28496, 128th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 28th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born Christchurch, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of John and Mary Wills, of 4, Clarendon Rd., Christchurch. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Commemorated on GIAVERA MEMORIAL, Italy.

WINKWORTH Arthur Garfield

Able Seaman J/22603, H.M.S. "Black Prince", Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 31st May 1916. Age 18. Son of William George and Sarah Winkworth, of "Melville," Jumpers Avenue, Christchurch. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 14.

WRIGHT Clarence Leonard

Able Seaman J/2264, H.M.S. "Black Prince", Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 31st May 1916. Age 19. Son of Arthur Edward and Jane Wright, of "Maundeville," Stourvale, Barrack Rd., Christchurch. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 14.

YOUNG Arthur William

[Listed as William Arthur Young on SDGW & CWGC] Sergeant 203303, 1st/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia Saturday 24th February 1917. Born and enlisted Christchurch, resident Wingfield near Highcliffe. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 21 and 63.

    Missing from List
BARNES Frederick Charles

Rifleman 41167, 1st/8th London Regiment, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action Monday 14th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born, resident and enlisted Christchurch. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Barnes, of 12, Bridge St., Christchurch. Formerly S/20420, Training Reserve Battalion. Buried in RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. G. 5.

AND IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945

PARDYAlec

Corporal T/231689, Royal Army Service Corps. Died Thursday 20th August 1942. Age 32. Son of Walter and Emily Pardy, of Christchurch; husband of Dorothy Mary Pardy, of Christchurch; brother of Eric below. Buried in TEL EL KEBIR WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Grave 1. J. 6.

PARDYEric Charles

Private 14613876, Hampshire Regiment. Died Saturday 29th January 1944. Age 38. Son of Walter and Emily Pardy, of Christchurch; husband of Mary Kathleen Pardy, of Christchurch; brother of Alec above. Buried in MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave III, F, 22.

BARRETTArthur Courtney

Sergeant 1896411, 297 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Saturday 8th July 1944. Age 28. Son of Alfred and Lillian Barrett; husband of Iris Elena Morley Barrett, of Christchurch. Buried in NEAUFLES -ST. MARTIN CHURCHYARD, Eure, France. Collective grave.

WISEMANLeonard Eric

Fusilier 5501012, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died Thursday 11th May 1944. Age 23. Son of Leonard George and Harriett A. Wiseman, of Christchurch. Buried in CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave XVIII. B. 23.

1982 - SOUTH ATLANTIC

GIFFINBrett Patrick

Lance Corporal, Royal Marines. Died 21st May 1982. While flying in support of the landing at Port-San-Carlos, he and his Pilot, Lieutenant Francis, were shot down by heavy machine gun fire, both were killed instantly. Their bodies were recovered and taken to the Liner SS Canberra. The ship was then ordered to leave the Falkland islands and head for South Georgia. On the journey to South Georgia both Lance Corporal Giffin and Lieutenant Francis bodies were committed to the sea in a special service on board the Liner.

1994 - BOSNIA

HINTONBenjamin

From The Times 14th September 1994, page 11. "Soldiers named: A British soldier killed after an accident involving a personnel carrier in Bosnia-Herzegovina last week was named yesterday as Benjamin Hinton, 22, from Christchurch, Dorset. The three soldiers who died when their vehicle plunged into a ravine on Monday were Philip Armstrong, 19, from Bristol, Christopher Turner, 18, from Salisbury, and Martin Dowdell, 19, from Chippenham, Wiltshire, a UN Protection Force spokesman said."

YE THAT LIVE ON MID ENGLISH
PASTURES GREEN
REMEMBER US AND THINK WHAT
MIGHT HAVE BEEN


Photographs copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards

The Flag of the United States

was presented to Squadron Leader C T Theobald
Officer Commanding the Royal Air Force Station,
Christchurch, by the Officer Commanding the
405th Fighter Group, 9th U.S.A.F
prior to the invasion of Germany, July 1944, as a
token of gratitude for the hospitality extended
to them in this Town and is now laid up in this
Priory Church to perpetuate that Units soujorn in
Christchurch.


ROYAL ARTILLERY MEMORIAL

Photograph copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards

This Brass is erected by the Officers, Non-commissioned Officers,
and Men of Major W. S. Curzon's C Battery, C Brigade, Royal Horse
Artillery in memory of their Comrades who died whilst the Battery
was quartered at Christchurch in the years 1878 to 1881.

KEMSLEYW

Shoeing Smith. Died 9th June 1878.

HOBBSW

Driver. Died at Hay, Brecon, 13th July 1878.

COOKC

Corporal Rough Rider. Killed by a fall from his horse, 20th July 1878.

FOWLERWilliam

Driver. Died at christchurch, 10th November 1879.

DAVISJohn

Gunner. Died at christchurch, 6th January 1881.

"Behold he taketh away who can hinder him? Who will
say unto him, What doest thou?" Job IX chp. 12 v.


Buried in Christchurch Cemetery

BAKER, VC Charles George

Major General, Pasha. Died 19th February 1906. Aged 76. Born 8th December 1830. Awarded the Victoria Cross. Victoria Cross awarded when he was 27 years old, and a lieutenant in the Bengal Police Battalion, Indian Army during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. On 27th September 1858 at Suhejnee, near Peroo, Bengal, Lieutenant Baker was in command of a mixed party of cavalry and mounted police (about 120 strong) which attacked and put to flight a force of about 100 rebels. The whole operation, brilliantly conceived and most gallantly carried out, resulted in the utter defeat of the enemy.

Photograph Copyright © Vernon Masterman 2008


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