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BISHOPS SUTTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © John Simmons 2007

The Bishop Suttons commemorations are to be found in St Nicholas Church, Bishops Sutton. The first is a brass plaque containing the 14 names of the fallen from World War 1; the second is another brass plaque containing 4 names of the fallen in World War 2; the third memorial contains no names but takes the form of a wooden church noticeboard commemorating those who died in World War 2.

IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
AND
DEEP APPRECIATION
OF THE MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

ABRAHAM

Alfred

Rifleman B/1219 9th Bn. Rifle Brigade. Died on 16/06/1915 Age 25. Son of Alfred Phillip Abrahams, of Lacklands Cottage, Bishop's Sutton, Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

AVERY

Arthur Jack

Private 33058 1st Bn., Wiltshire Regiment. Died on 05/02/1918 Age 19. Son of Mrs. Jessie L. Avery, of Bishop's Sutton, Alresford, Hampshire, and the late George Avery. Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, X. E 3.

BURGESS

C

No further information currently available

CURTIS

H

No further information currently available

DOLLERY

Frederick Hewry

Lance Corporal 1896 Sussex Yeomanry. Died on 20/12/1915 Age 23. Son of William Albert and Ada E. Dollery, of The Cloisters, Bishop's Sutton, Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 20.

IVENS

Alfred William

Lance Corporal 18380 15th Bn., Hampshire Regiment. Died on 14/09/1916 Age 21. Son of Henry and Hannah E. Ivens, of 15, Manor Park Avenue, Copnor, Portsmouth. Buried in Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, Somme, France. II. H. 5.

JONES

B

No further information currently available

MARRINER

Thomas Herbert

Private L/8168 1st Bn. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died on 31/10/1914 Age 28. Husband of Maud Marriner, of School Terrace, Warnford, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 11 - 13 and 14.

MONEY

C

Corporal B/2165 3rd Bn. Rifle Brigade. Died on 07/11/1918. Buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-Au-Bois, Nord, France, II. C. 23.

PADWICK

William Edward

Rifleman B/1220 "B" Coy. 9th Bn., Rifle Brigade. Died on 25/09/1915 Age 24. Son of John and Emily Padwick, of Mill Cottage, Bishop's Sutton, Alresford, Hampshire, husband of the late Mabel Padwick. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

PASSINGHAM

C

Driver 71806 44th Bty. 13th Bde., Royal Field Artillery. Died on 13/03/1917. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq, XIII. E. 6.

POTTER

Harold

Lance Corporal 59088 Fenny Stratford Signal Depot, Royal Engineers . Died on 02/11/1916. Buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery, Surrey, United Kingdom, K4. 9097.

SHEPPARD

J

No further information currently available

WILLIAMS

A

No further information currently available

WINTERBOTTOM

Moses William

Air Mechanic 1st Class 200689, Royal Air Force Died on 23/10/1918 Age 25. Husband of Mary Eliza Winterbottom, of York Buildings, Bishop's Sutton. Buried in Bishop’s Sutton (St. Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, United Kingdom, North-East of church.

SUBSCRIBED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF BISHOP'S SUTTON
AUGUST 1919
THINE O LORD IS THE VICTORY

THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945

ROLL OF HONOUR
SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
THESE MEN LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
KING AND COUNTRY

CURTIS

Ernest

Sapper 1865867 11 Field Coy, Royal Engineers. Died on 29/05/1940 Age 32. Son of Henry and Alice Curtis, of Bishop's Sutton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France, Column 24.

CURTIS

Leslie

Private 1682469 5th Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died on 02/10/1944 Age 24. Son of Henry Curtis, and of Alice Curtis, of Bishop's Sutton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Groesbeek Memorial, Gelderland, Netherlands, Panel 5.

GROVES

Jack Lawson

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot Instr.) 42305 Royal Air Force. Died on 21/06/1942 Age 24. D F C. Son of Claud Albert and Ethel Maud Annie Groves, of Hounslow, Middlesex. Buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery, Surrey, United Kingdom, Plot C.C. Grave 27575.

STEELE

James

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 127895 76 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 03/11/1943 Age 20. Son of Sqdn.-Ldr. Robert Steel and Norah Esme Steele, of Crawley, Hampshire. Buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Sec. C. Row D. Grave 10.

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Last updated 31 January, 2008

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