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WEST HANNINGFIELD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Andy Pay; Researched Martin Edwards & Andy Pay 2004

This Memorial stands in the grounds of the parish church.

 
Photographs Copyright © Andy Pay 2004

TO THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH
WHO DIED IN WAR,
THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN PEACE
1919

ANDREWS John

Lance Corporal [SDGW] or Corporal [CWGC] 767, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wunds 6th April 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born and resident West Hanningfield, enlisted Warley. Son of John and Louisa Andrews, of West Hanningfield,Essex. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot C. Row 2. Grave 6.

BEATWELL Arthur [George]

Private 7855, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 18th November 1914 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born and resident Chelmsford, enlisted Warley. Son of George and Emma Beatwell, of Stock Rd., West Hanningfield Chelmsford. Buried in TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Grave II. R. 4/5.

BEATWELL Ernest

Gunner RMA/14398, H.M.S. Invincible, Royal MArine Artillery. Died 31st May 1916. Age 21. Son of George and Emma Beatwell, of West Hanningfield, Chelmsford. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 21.

BROWN William

No further information currently

CALLABY Ernest [Alfred George]

Private 269546, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born London, enlisted Chelmsford, resident West Hanningfield. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XIII. A. 8.

CLARK George

Private 251348, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 28th November 1917 in Palestine. Age 23. Born Pleshey, Essex, enlisted Chelmsford, resident East Hanningfield. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Clark, of Bungalow Woodhouse Farm, Broomfield, Chelmsford. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panel 33 to 39.

JARVIS Alfred

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PARISH Samuel

Private 55631, 1st/6th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 18th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Stanningfield, Suffolk, enlisted Warley, resident West Hanningfield. Son of James and Mary Parish. Formerly 32237, Norfolk Regiment. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 77 and 78

PEARCE Alfred

Gunner RMA/13996, Royal Marine Artillery. Died 25th March 1916. Buried near the North wall of the church in SS. MARY AND EDWARD CHURCHYARD, WEST HANNINGFIELD, Essex.

STACEY Thomas

Rifleman 555351, 16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles) posted to 1st/15th Battalion, London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles). Died of wounds [SDGW states 3rd] 2nd December 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born and resident Hanningfield, enlisted Chelmsford. Son of Eliza and the late Samuel Stacey, of West Hanningfield, Essex. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XXX. O. 4.

VICKERS Charles

possibly Charles VICKERS, Rifleman 41239, 10th Battalion, Royal irish Rifles. Killed in action 5th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Chipple End, Essex, enlisted Chelmsford. Formerly 3010, Essex Regiment. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40.

WHITE Frank

Private 28266, 11th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 26th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born and resident West Hanningfield, enlisted Warley. Son of Mrs. E. White, of West Hanningfield, Chelmsford, Essex. Formerly 33189, Essex Regiment. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XIV. E. 10.

1939-1945
CLEMENTS Walter [Frederick]

Gunner 1636858, 208 Battery, 533 Coast Regiment. Died 2nd March 1941. Age 20. Son of Sidney and Jessie Elizabeth Clements, of South Hanningfield. Buried South of the tower in St MICHAEL CHURCHYARD, THEYDON MOUNT, Essex.

DEVITT John Basil

Lieutenant 154323, Royal Engineers. Died 12th April 1941. Age 32. Son of Thomas Gardner Devitt and Ida Mary Devitt; husband of May Dorothy Devitt, of Winchester. Buried in SS MARY AND EDWARD, CHURCHYARD, WEST HANNINGFIELD, Essex.

RAYNER Horace William Charles

Private 6032015, 7th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Died 23rd November 1944. Age 21. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Grave 47. D. 17.

R.I.P.

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