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TALBOT VILLAGE WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2004

The war memorial stands in the churchyard of St Mark's in Talbot Village, Bournemouth.

Photographs Copyright © Vernon Masterman 2004

TO THE GLORY OF GOD - THIS MEMORIAL
...............................................
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19

THE NAMES OF 11 OTHER MEN
ARE INS[C]RIBED ON THE MEMORIAL
AT KINSON

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HS LIFE FOR
HIS FRIENDS

ALNER

[William] Arthur

Stoker 1st Class SS/106703, (RFR/PO/B/5902). H.M.S. "Tipperary", Royal Navy. Died 1st June 1916. Age 27. Son of Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Alner, of 3, Park Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 17.

BARTLETT

Victor [Eli]

Lance Corporal 1065, 23rd Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Died of wounds 24th August 1916. Age 24 [Australian Archives state 23]. Born Wallis Down, Parish of Kinson, enlisted Somerville, Victoria, Australia. Educated Talbot Endowed School. Trained to be a gardener. Emigrated aged 20. Previously served in the 3rd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Son of William Henry and Rose Bartlett, of Priestly Rd., Wallis Down, Dorset. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 5. See also Australian Roll of Honour Archives

BISHOP

Reginald [Harold]

Driver 58584, 77th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home 14th March 1917. Age 19. Born Kinson, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Alice Charlotte Bishop, of 7, Talbot Village, Dorset, and the late Henry Bishop. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth.

BOOTH

Stanley

No further information currently

BURDEN

Albert

No further information currently

CAUNDLE

William

probably Henry William CAUNDLE, Private 26577, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Dewlish, enlisted and resident Bournemouth. Formerly 18106, Dorsetshire Regiment. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETER, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXXI. Row D. Grave 20.

CHERRETT

Arthur

probably Arthur Reginald CHERRETT, Lance Corporal 306626, 1st/7th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 28th November 1919. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Saul Cherrett, of Kinson Rd., East Howe, Kinson, Bournemouth. Buried in PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Grave R. 24.

CHERRETT

William

probably William CHERRETT, Private 3511, 1st/7th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire. Died 30th November 1916 in India. Enlisted Southampton. [No entry on CWGC]

COLE

Frederick Arthur

Gunner 301006, 4th Highland Mountain Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 10th September 1919. Age 33. Husband of Florence Amelia Cole, of 2, Carlton Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth.

DIFFEY

Donald

Private 24003, 3rd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died at home 15th February 1917. Age 32. Born and resident Wallis Down, enlisted Poole. Son of William and Annie Diffey, of Kinson Rd., Wallis Down; husband of Bessie Diffey, of 3, Evergreen Cottages, Canford Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth.

DIFFEY

William [George Victorian]

Able Seaman J/26448, H.M.S. "Raglan", Royal Navy. Died 20th January 1918. Age 20. Son of Elizabeth Ann Tuck (formerly Diffey), of Wallis House, High Rd., Wallisdown, Bournemouth, and the late Robert Diffey. Native of Corfe Castle, Dorset. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 29.

DREW

Herbert William [aka Bertie]

Private 9224, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 31st October 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Kinson, enlisted Winchester, resident Wallis Down. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY (NORD), Nord, France. Grave C. 11.

ELLIS

William Henry

Corporal 18263, 20th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 2nd November 1917. Age 23. Born and resident Laverstoke, enlisted Exeter. Son of Jane Ellis, of Laverstoke, Whitchurch, Hants, and the late Leonard Ellis. Formerly 10760, Devonshire Regiment. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth.

FUDGE

[Frederick] George

Able Seaman J/23633, H.M. S/M. "D6", Royal Navy. Died 24th June 1918. Age 23. Son of Alice Fudge, of 5, Walden's Terrace, Canford Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 29.

GALTON

Percy

either Percy GALTON, Private 22778, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th October 1918. Born and enlisted Bournemouth. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 4. or Percy Harold GALTON, Private 39808, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds 18th JUne 1918 in France & Flanders. Resident and enlisted Bournemouth. Formerly 42000, Somerset Light Infantry. Buried in MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 3.

GILLETT

Fred[erick William Oscar]

Private 2178, 6th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Wounded at Glengorse Wood, died of wounds at Lijssenthoek 25th September 1917. Age 29. Born Wallis Down near Bournemouth, enlisted Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, resident Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia. Educated Talbot Village Elementary School. Emigrated aged 24. Served previously with 4th Battalion (Volunteers) Hampshire, Rifle Brigade. Plasterer by trade. Son of Francis and Ellen Gillett, of Canford Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXV. Row F. Grave 4. See also Australian Roll of Honour Archives

HABGOOD

Fred G

Private 306766, 1st/7th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 15th November 1918. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Habgood, of "Heath View", Kinson Road, Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Buried in MAALA CEMETERY, Yemen. Grave C. 198.

HARRIS

Tom Percival

[Not listed on SDGW] Private 8540, Depot, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 5th January 1918. Age 28. Son of Thomas and Martha Harris, of 5, Almshouses, Talbot Village, Bournemouth. Served in France. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth.

HARRISON

George

No further information currently

HAWKINS

Sidney [George]

Private 18511, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action [SDGW lists as 14th] 16th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born Wallis Down, enlisted Poole, resident Kinson. Son of George and Emily Hawkins husband of Louisa Nora Hawkins, of 36, Grants Avenue, Springbourne, Bournemouth, Hampshire. Buried in CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2, NEUVILLE - ST. VAAST, Pas de Calais, France. Plot 17. Row E. Grave 10.

HAWKINS

William

Private 59227, 1st/6th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 16th November 1918 in Egypt. Age 30. Born Wallis Down, Bournemouth, enlisted Poole, resident Ensbury Park, Bournemouth. Son of George and Emily Hawkins, of Wallis Down, Dorset; husband of B. Hawkins, of 20, York Place, Pokesdown. Bournemouth, Hants. Formerly 4488, Dorsetshire Regiment. Buried in BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY, Lebanese Republic. Grave 126.

HITCHCOCK

Reginald [Thomas]

Gunner 57460, 228th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 23rd October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born and resident Wallisdown, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Thomas George and Emma Hitchcock, of Cerney House, Kinson Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Buried in OUTTERSTEENE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, BAILLEUL, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 14.

HOLLOWAY

[Reginald] Richard

Private 34413, 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 7th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Kinson, enlisted Poole, resident Talbot Village. Son of George and Martha Holloway, of 4, High Rd., Talbot Village, Bournemouth. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 47.

KELLAWAY

Frederick [Winton J]

Private 31883, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and enlisted Bournemouth, resident Winton, East Lothian. Son of Mr. F. W. and Mrs. M. G. Kellaway, of 1, Withermoor Rd., Winton, Bournemouth. Buried in NEUVILLE-VITASSE ROAD CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-VITASSE, Pas de Calais, France. Grave C. 20.

LIGHTFOOT

Harold

Private 44040, 2nd/4th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 12th June 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 18. Born Bournemouth, enlisted Salsibury, resident Wilton, Wiltshire. Son of Alfred Ernest Lightfoot, of The Gables, Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Formerly 46160, Hampshire Regiment. Buried in ST. VENANT-ROBECQ ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, ROBECQ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 19.

MAYNE

Bertie

probably Bertie MAYNE, Driver 51960, "B" Battery, 245th West Riding Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 30th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Poole. Buried in MAING COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Grave B. 4.

PITMAN

Herbert

No further information currently

POUNDS

Fred

possibly Edwin Frederick POUNDS, Private 3645, 1st Batalion, Welsh Guards. Killed in action 1st December 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Christchurch, Glamorgan, enlisted Bournemouth. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 3.

PULLEYBLANK

Walter [Edward]

Private 203279, 1st/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd February 1917 in Mesopotamia. Age 21. Born and resident Wallisdown, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of George and Annie Pulleyblank, of 4, Carlton Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Commemorated on the BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 21 and 63.

RUMSEY

Ernest

Warrant Officer Class I (Battery Sergeant MAjor) 28200, 125th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died 31st August 1914 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born Hyde, Hampshire, enlisted Sandown, Isle of Wight. Son of Edwin and Harriet Rumsey, of 15, Hyde Churchpath, Winchester, Hants; husband of Leah Emily Rumsey, of Ivy Cottage, Talbot Village, Bournemouth. Buried in west part of PIERREFONDS-LES-BAINS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Oise, France.

SANSAM

Robert

Private 12537, 7th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 14th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Downsby Fewn, Lincolnshire, enlisted Shrewsbury, resident Boston, Lincolsnhire. Son of John and Mary Sansam, of The Wales, Pinchbeck, Lincs; husband of Winifred Annie Sansam, of "Briars", Kinson Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth, Hants. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 A and 12 D.

SPICER

Sam[uel]

Private 31895, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 8th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Wallisdown, enlisted and resident Bournemouth. Son of Henry and Fanny Spicer, of 92, Stanfield Rd., Winton, Bournemouth. Buried in CABIN HILL CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave C. 9.

STEDMAN

William

No further information currently

THOMAS

William

No further information currently

TIBBLE

Robert [Willis]

Private 3/7950, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th March 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Ealing, Middlesex, enlisted Bournemouth. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37.

TROKE

William [aka Willie] Alfred

Stoker 2nd Class K/47289, H.M. Drifter "New Dawn", Royal Navy. Died 23rd March 1918. Age 18. Son of William Troke, of Canford Rd., Wallis Down, Bournemouth. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 30.

WHITFIELD

William

No further information currently

WILLCOX

George

No further information currently

WILLMOTT

Harold

No further information currently

WRIGHT

Arthur

No further information currently

YOUNG

Alfred

probably Alfred Henry YOUNG, Rifleman 13010, 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 27th July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Bournemouth. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row I. Grave 28.

YOUNG

Sidney [Sydney Gilbert]

Corporal 43429, 9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died of wounds 8th November 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born and enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Sidney Young, of Ensbury Park, Bournemouth; husband of Ethel May Young, of "The Kennels," West Howe, Kinson, nr. Bournemouth. Formerly 8390, Royal irish Rifles. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 27.

YOUNGER

Frank

No further information currently

Buried in the churchyard but not on memorial

ADAMS

Louis Stanley

Lieutenant 278275, 144 Lightt Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 24th October 1944. Age 32. Son of Walter James Adams and Alice Adams, of Bournemouth. husband of Joan Carol Adams, of Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 812.

CARTER

Hedley Walter

Sergeant (Observer) 926380, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 3rd November 1942. Age 20. Son of Hedley Vicars Carter and Edith Lily Carter, of Wallisdown, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 989.

CHICK

Frederick George

Petty Officer D/J113067, H.M.S. "Drake", Royal Navy. Died 15th May 1941. Age 32. Son of Frederick and Rachel Chick; husband of Kate Ada Chick, of Norwich. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 1261.

COLES

Samuel Albert

Flying Officer (Navigator) 124952, 35 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5th May 1943. Age 30. Son of John Henry and Rose Coles; husband of Margaret Louise Mary Coles, of Ensbury Park, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 988. See also Seaton, Devon, Memorial

CROUCH

Arthur Lewis

Leading Aircraftman 1268765, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17th September 1945. Age 36. Son of Lewis and Florence Crouch, husband of Ivy May Crouch, of Winton, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 892.

LAMPERT

Charles Edward

Gunner 748334, 522 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, Died 17th March 1942. Age 38. Son of John and Elizabeth Lampert; husband of Ethel May Lampert, of Wallisdown, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 764.

LONG

Frank William

Chief Joiner P/MX 45723, H.M.S. "Beachy Head", Royal Navy. Died 15th April 1946. Son of William and Mary Long; husbamd of Dorothy Long, of Bournemouth, Hampshire. Buried in the north part of ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 84.

POPLE

Edwin George

Squadron Leader 108977, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22nd September 1945. Age 38. Son of George and Mary Louisa Pople; husband of Freda Minnie Pople (nee Slade), of Wallisdown, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 1216.

SOUTHGATE

Edward Harry

Sergeant 926347, 85 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 23rd October 1944. Age 55. Son of John Edward and Flora Elizabeth Southgate, husband of Daisy Adelaide Southgate, of Wallisdown, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 496.

TAYLOR

Hubert Stanley

Sergeant (Navigator/Bomber) 1334645, 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5th May 1943. Age 22. Son of Gerald and Winifred Mary Taylor, of Winton, Bournemouth. Buried in ST. MARK CHURCHYARD, TALBOT VILLAGE, Bournemouth. Grave 939.

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