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BRADWELL ON SEA WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Andy Pay; Researched Martin Edwards 2005

The memorial is in the form of a marble memorial stone within St. Thomas Parish Church. An intesting last entry is 'Killed by enemy action'.
Photographs Copyright © Andy Pay 2005

To the glory of god and in grateful memory of the
men from this parish who gave their lives for their
country in the Great War
1914 - 1918

DODD

Edward

Lance Corporal 7213, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 6th August 1915. Born and enlisted Writtle, resident Bradwell on Sea. Husband of Kate Dodd, of 43, Edith Rd., Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea. Buried in TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY, Turkey. Special Memorial B. 37.

Note: There are now 3,360 First World War servicemen buried or commemorated in the cemetery. 2,226 of the burials are unidentified but special memorials commemorate many casualties known or believed to be buried among them, including 142 officers and men of the 1st Essex who died on 6 August 1915, and 47 of the 1st/7th Scottish Rifles killed on 28 June.

FRENCH

Ernest Alfred

Gunner 24633, 17th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 14th July 1916. Born Bradwell on Sea, enlisted Shoeburyness, resident Malden. Buried in MARTINSART BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 14.

HARRINGTON

Edward

Private 24988, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 1st November 1916. Born and resident Bradwell on Sea, enlisted Colchester. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section O. Plot I. Row Q. Grave 9.

HARVEY

[Walter] John

Private G/14442, 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 2nd September 1918. Aged 18. Born Romford, enlisted Chelmsford, resident Bradwell on Sea. Son of Joseph and Alice Harvey, of Munkin's Cottages, East End Rd., Bradwell-on-Sea, Southminster, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3.

HURRELL

Arthur Herbert

Corproal 35913, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom. Aged 29. Born Southminster, enlisted Tillingham, resident Bradwell on Sea. Son of George and Catharine Hurrell; husband of Helena Grace Hurrell, of "Coppidthorne," Calbourne, Isle of Wight. Born at Southminster. Buried in ST. LEONARD CHURCHYARD, SOUTHMINSTER, Essex. Grave 434.

HYAM

Thomas

Private G/1716, 8th Battalion, Buffs (East kent Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1915. Aged 36. Born Bradwell on Sea, enlisted Finsbury, Middlesex, resident Vauxhall, Surrey. Son of Robert and Emma Hyam, of Bradwell-on-Sea, Southminster, Essex; husband of Elizabeth C. Hyam, of 118, Vauxhall Walk, Vauxhall, London. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 15 to 19.

KIDDLE

William

Petty Officer Stoker K/6439, H.M. Submarine "D6", Royal Navy. Died 24th June 1918. Aged 30. Husband of Minnie S. Kiddle, of Bradwell-on-Sea, Southminster, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 29.

Note: Submarine "D6" was launched on 23rd October 1911, and was sunk on 26th June 1918 by the German submarine UB73 off the north coast of Ireland.

MURRELLS

Arthur [Edward]

Sergeant 267290, 2nd/5th Battalion (Territorial), Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 11th August 1918. Aged 22. Born Bradwell on Sea (SDGW states Bedwell on Sea), enlisted Brentwood. Son of Mr. G. E. and Mrs. M. A. Murrells, of Dunbards Farm, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex. Formerly 3505, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 1.

OWEN

J L

No further information currently available

PAGE, MM

Walter Henry

Private 29281, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1918. Aged 21. Born, resident and enlisted Bradwell on Sea. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Page, of 2, Council Cottages, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 51 and 52.

SMITH

E J

No further information currently available

WISEMAN

Thomas

Private 200347, 1st/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds in Egypt 22nd April 1917. Aged 22. Born, resident and enlisted Bradwell on Sea. Son of Alfred and Julia Wiseman, of Waterside, Bradwell-on-Sea, Southminster, Essex. Buried in CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section F. Grave 216.

WOOD

[Alfred] Percy

Private G/14236, 6th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 20th Janauary 1917. Aged 25. Born and resident Bradwell on Sea, enlisted Southminster. Son of Robert Henry and Elizabeth Wood, of Waterside, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. PLot III. Row B. Grave 26.

1939 1945

HARRINGTON

William [Walter]

Flight Sergeant 1263308, 460 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 2nd December 1943. Aged 22. Son of Walter William and Elizabeth Blanche Harrington, of Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 137.

TURPIN

William James

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1476394, 460 Quadron (R.A.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5th May 1943. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 3. Row A. Grave 8.

By Enemy Action

BAKER

Joan

No further information currently available

27 November 2005

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