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BARTON STACEY WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Karen Kousseff 2016

The Barton Stacey war memorial is to be found in All Saints CHurch, Barton Stacey. It taks the form of a screen of a dark, stained, wood with three dedication panels panels bearing the names of the dead in First World War, 16 names are listed, two from the World War 2 died but are not named on the memorial. At the top of the carving are thistles and roses and in the centre is a crucifix with Christ on the cross. The names below have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of reading and research.

Photographs Copyright © Karen Kousseff 2016

ROLL OF HONOUR

1914 - 1918

BROAD
Frederick
Coporal 25234, 1st Battalion, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers). Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 26. Born and resident Barton Stacey, enlisted Aldershot. Son of Samuel and Mary Elizabeth Broad, of Woodmancote, Micheldever, Hants. Formerly 24528, Hussars of the Line. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 76 and 77.
BROWN
Frederick
No further information currently available
COOK
Edward
Gunner 52871, "B" Battery, 98th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 11 September 1916. Aged 32. Born Andover, enlisted Bromley, Kent. Son of Albert and Alfreda Cook, of Barton Stacey, Hants.; husband of F. H. Cook, of 28, Lampmead Rd., Lee, London. Buried in KARASOULI MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Section A. Grave 212.
COOK
Victor
Private M/317832, Royal Army Service Corps attached to 185th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died 14 November 1918. Aged 30. Son of Albert and Fanny Cook; husband of R. M. Cook, of 14, City Rd., Winchester, Hants. Native of Barton Stacey, Sutton Scotney, Hants. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot L. Row C. Grave 6.
DOSWELL
Herbert
Rifleman S/1159, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 11 April 1917. Born and resident Barton Stacey, enlisted Winchester. Buried in FEUCHY CHAPEL BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT, Pas de Calais, FRance. Plot II. Row A. Grave 3.
DOSWELL
Sidney
Rifleman S/1158, 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 6 April 1917. Aged 26. Born and resident Barton Stacey, enlisted Winchester. Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Doswell, of Barton Stacey, Sutton Scotney, Hants. Buried in BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 12.
HILLIER, MM
Albert Edward
Private 442170, 7th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 15 August 1917. Aged 26. Born 23 April 1884 in Weymouth, Dorset. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Hillier, of Compton, Winchester. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Driver by trade. Attested 25 June 1915 at Vernon, Canada, aged 31 years 2 months, height 5 feet 9 inches, 38 inch chest, fair complexion, blue eyes, fair hair. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4366 - 40
HILLIER
Lancelot David
Serjeant 201065, 1st/5th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died 1 March 1919. Aged 32. Son of John and Mary Hillier; husband of Annie Hillier, of 334, Millfield Lane, Haydock, St. Helens, Lancs. Buried in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, BARTON STACEY, Hampshire.
HODGSON
Maurice Kirkman
Captain, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 13 March 1915. Aged 34. Son of Robert Kirkman Hodgson and of Lady Norah Janet Hodgson, of 77, Eaton Square, London. His brother Capt. M. R. K. Hodgson also fell [see below]. Buried in ESTAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 7.
HODGSON
Michael [Reginald] Kirkman
Captain, 2nd Battalion attached 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of Londn Regiment) attached to Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 17 or 18 March 1915. Aged 35. Son of Robert Kirkman Hodgson, J.P., D.L, and Lady Norah Hodgson, of 13, Eaton Terrace, London, S.W.1. His brother Capt. M. K. Hodgson also fell [see above]. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.
HOLBROOKE
Gerald Howard
Private 28912, 16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed in action near Festubert 18 April 1915. Born 2 August 1877 in Brighton. Clerk by trade. Attested at Val Cartier, Canada, 24 September 1914, aged 37 years 1 month, height 5 feet 8 inches, girth 36½ inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4430 - 38
HORNE
Ernest
No further information currently available
SMITH
Herbert Walter
[Listed as Walter Herbert SMITH on CWGC and Herbert on SDGW] Lance Corporal 6753, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died at home 3 November 1914. Aged 26. Born and resident Winchester, enlisted Basingstoke. Husband of Lucy Ann Smith, of Barton Stacey, Sutton Scotney, Hants. Buried in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, BARTON STACEY, Hampshire.
WARWICK
Charles
No further information currently available
WATERS
John Patrick
Second Lieutenant, 56th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 18 November 1917. Aged 18. Son of Brig. Gen. W. H. H. Waters, C.M.G., C.V.O., and Mrs. E. M. Waters, of Barton Stacey, Sutton Scotney, Hants. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row F. Grave 32.
WEDGE
Leonard [George]
Private 9197, "D" Company, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 2 November 1914. Aged 19. Born West Wellow, enlisted Winchester, resident Longparish. Son of Harry and Emily Wedge, of Longparish, Whitchurch, Hants. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, a farm carter, born Waterlooville, Hampshire, resident Barton Stacey, Hampshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Waterloo Mills (sic), resident Upper Clatford, son of Harry and Emily Wedge. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 6.

O GRAVE WHERE IS THY VICTORY

1939-1945
(Not listed on the memorial]

GRAYBURN
Richard [Echlin]
Lieutenant 176540, Royal Engineers. Died 20 November 1944. Aged 25. Son of Robert Clement Grayburn and Ethel Rachel Grayburn; husband of Dorothy Joan Grayburn, of Sutton Scotney, Hampshire. Buried in BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot 21. Row A. Grave 5.
LE LACHEUR
Hugh [Fairclough]
[Listed as LE-LASHER on memorial] Sub-Lieutenant (S), H.M.S. Barham, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 25 November 1941. Aged 23. Son of Edward Tom and Dorothy Constance Le Lacheur, of Barton Stacey, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 60, Column 3.

There is further panelling surrounding the altar with an associated bronze, nowy headed, plaque bearing the inscription:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THEIR BROTHERS, MICHAEL AND MAURICE HODGSON. KILLED IN ACTION MARCH 1915. THIS PANELLING IS DEDICATED BY J.K.H. P.K.H. D.K.H. C.E.N. NOV 1916

There is also a stone tablet with the badges of the Royal Fusiliers and Sherwood Foresters and a shield at the base in blue and gold with three birds.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF MICHAEL REGINALD KIRKMAN-HODGSON CAPTAIN 2ND BATT. ROYAL FUSILIERS KILLIED IN ACTION NEAR YPRES IN FLANDERS MARCH 18TH 1915 AGED 35. ALSO OF MAURICE KIRKMAN-HODGSON CAPTAIN 1ST BATT SHERWOOD FORESTERS KILLED IN ACTION NEAR NEUVE-CHAPELLE IN FRANCE MARCH 12TH 1915 AGED 34. THIS TABLET IS DEDICTAED BY THEIR PARENTS, ROBERT KIRKMAN-HODGSON AND NORAH HODGSON OF GAVLACRE THEIR LIVES THEY LAID DOWN FOR KING AND COUNTRY AND THEIR SOULS THEY RENDERED UP TO GOD. THE LORD GAVE AND THE LORD HATH TAKEN AWAY. BLESSED IS THE NAME OF THE LORD

For further details of these men see above.

Last updated 11 February, 2017

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