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BLACKMOOR WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © John Simmons 2008

The Blackmoor World War 1 and 2 memorial contain 36 names for World War 1 and 8 names for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Graham Parsons 2008

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE
BLACKMOOR MEN BELONGING TO THE
ROYAL NAVY, ROYAL MARINES, AND
VARIOUS REGIMENTS OF THE ARMY &
ROYAL AIR FORCE, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR ENGLAND IN THE GERMAN WAR

CHILDREN REMEMBER THE NAMES OF THE MEN
FROM THIS VILLAGE WHO FEARLESSLY GAVE THEIR
LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE WAR 1914-1918

1914 - 1918

BECKINGHAM

Harold Victor Leslie

Private 10495 10th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 21/08/1915 Age 24. Son of John and Charlotte Beckingham, of "Hurstwood," Anton Rd., Andover, Hampshire. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

BUDD

Harry

Gunner 91549 91st Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 06/06/1918. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, Q. 183.

CHAMBERLAIN

Harry William George

Sapper 1211 1st/7th (Hants.) Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Died on 24/07/1916 Age 26. Son of Henry and Maria Chamberlain, of Woolmer Pond Cottage, Blackmoor, Hampshire. Buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece, 283.

CLARK

Charles George

Private TR/8/30584 "D" Coy. 51st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 13/12/1918 Age 18. Son of Charles and Maria Lucy Clark, of 3, Wittcombe Terrace, Whitehill, Bordon, Hampshire. Buried in Blackmoor (St. Matthew) Churchyard, Hampshire, 484.

COOPER

Maurice Montagu

Private 103458 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died on 21/03/1918 Age 20. Adopted son of Mrs. G. Cooper, of Elm Cottage, Oakhanger, Bordon, Hampshire. Buried in Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Pas de Calais, France, VIII. F. 6.

DAVIS

Frank

Serjeant 16579 11th Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Died on 15/07/1916 Age 34 D C M. Son of Samson and Celia Davis; husband of Jessie Davis, of Kingshott Villa, Liss, Blackmoor, Hampshire. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France, VI. P. 3.

DEWEY

James Frederick

Trooper 1462 Household Battalion. Died on 03/05/1917 Age 19. Son of Frederick and Jane Dewey, of Whitehill, Bordon, Hampshire. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 1.

EVANS

H W

Gunner 41290 "D" Bty. 119th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 06/09/1918. Buried in Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord, France, IV. A. 36.

FISHER

Fred

Company Quartermaster Serjeant 3/3392 Hampshire Regiment. Died on 07/08/1915. D C M. Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Turkey, I. F. 19. I. F. 19.

GALE

Leslie

Private CH/2145 (S) 1st R.M. Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died on 28/09/1918 Age 19. Son of William Thomas and Emily Gale, of 4, Kingshot Cottages, Blackmoor, Hampshire. Commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 1.

HARRINGTON

Robert George

Private 5074 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays). Died on 10/11/1914. Buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery, Lancashire, United Kingdom, Screen Wall. IV. C.E. 41.

HEIGHES

Arthur

Private 23361 15th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 09/10/1916. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Somme, France, III. D. 64.

HOARE

Robert

Private 3/4956 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 13/05/1915 Age 40. Son of Robert and Sarah Hoare, of Eveley Corner, Whitehill, Bordon, Hampshire. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 35.

HOLDEN

John

Private 33223 14th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 02/08/1917 Age 26. Son of John and Eliza Holden, of Headley, Hampshire. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, II. P. 3.

KENTISH

Harold Edward

Captain 281st Army Troops Coy, Royal Engineers. Died on 30/03/1918. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France, Panel 10 to 13.

LACEY

George

Stoker SS/104080 1st Class RFR/PO/B/4724). H.M.S. "Good Hope" Royal Navy. Died on 01/11/1914 Age 34. Son of George and Elizabeth Lacey, of Church Cottages, Blackmoor, Liss; husband of Jane Lacey, of Sandpit Cottage, Blackmoor, Liss, Hampshire. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 4

LENNARD

Arthur Herbert

Lance Corporal TR8/30022 51st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 21/11/1918 Age 18. Son of Walter and Eva Mary Lennard, of Sanville Cottages, Hogmoor Rd., Bordon, Hampshire. Buried in Bordon Military Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, C.E. G. 112.

LLOYD

Thomas David

Private 5669 6th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment. Died on 03/09/1916 Age 33. Son of David and Mary Lloyd, of Whitehill, nr. Bordon, Hampshire. Buried in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France, II. H. 12.

LOCKLEY

George

Private 30698 8th Bn. Devonshire Regiment. Died on 26/10/1917. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 38 to 40.

NORRIS

Harry James

Private 11287 2nd Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died on 02/04/1918 Age 28. Son of James and Fanny Norris, of Church Cottages, Blackmoor, East Liss, Hampshire. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France, Panel 56 and 57.

PALMER

Robert Stafford

Captain 6th Bn. attd. 1st/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 21/01/1916 Age 27. Son of 2nd Earl of Selborne, K.G., G.C.M.G., P.C., and Countess of Selborne, of Blackmoor, Liss, Hampshire. Educated at Winchester College and University College, Oxon. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 21 and 63.

QUENNELL

Leonard

Private 3176 42nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 23/04/1917. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 6.

ROKE

Charles William

Rifleman R/23896 18th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died on 07/06/1917 Age 33. Son of the late George and Sarah Roke; husband of Martha Ann Roke. Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No.3, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, XIV. K. 18.

PARKES

Albert

Clerk 3rd Class 307345 3rd Sect., Royal Air Force. Died on 03/11/1918 Age 30. Son of Charles and Sarah Parkes, of "Oakleigh," Great Minster Rd., South Farnborough, Hampshire; husband of Margaret E. Parkes, of 4, New Rd., Whitehill, Bordon, Hampshires. Buried in Bordon Military Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, C.E. G. 104.

SMEDLEY

William Arthur

Gunner 36252 121st Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 31/07/1917 Age 21. Son of Alfred and Mary Ann Smedley, of Chetputt Villas, Lemon Grove, Whitehill, Bordon, Hampshire. Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, VII. A. 15.

SPENCER

James

Private 241871 2nd 5th Battn. Gloucester Regiment. Died on 02/04/1917. Buried in Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, Aisne, France, V A13

SPENCER

William

Petty Officer Stoker 290271 H.M.S. "Victory II" Royal Navy. Died on 08/03/1919 Age 38. Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, E. 41. 1.

SUTTON

Frederick Walter

Private 41399 "B" Coy. 2nd/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 21/07/1918 Age 20. Son of Frederick Charles and Rosina Lucy Sutton, of 1, Mornington Cottages, Hogmoor Rd., Bordon, Hampshire. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.

WAKEFORD

Percy Noah

Private 280822 1st/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 08/09/1916 Age 20. Son of William and Charlotte Wakefield, of The Lodge, Blackmoor, Liss, Hampshire. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 21 and 63.

WALLER

Richard George

No further information currently. [Church War Memorial give July 1918 as month of death]

WARNER

George

Lance Corporal 8089 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 09/08/1916. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, VIII. D. 20A.

WARNER

William

Private 8996 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died on 10/03/1915. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 8.

WELLS

William

Private 15116 14th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 03/09/1916. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.

WHITE

Henry

Private 7803 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 22/01/1915. Buried in Etretat Churchyard Extension, Seine-Maritime, France, III.B.1.

WINDIBANK

Frederick Arthur

Private 205140 1st/4th Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died on 07/06/1918 Age 21. Son of John and Harriet Windibank, of Broad View, Whitehill, Bordon, Hampshire. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.

WHITMORE

Henry

Private 241996 2nd/6th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died on 19/07/1916 Age 19. Son of Mrs. Annie Whitmore, of Eveleigh Corner, Whitehill, Bordon, Hampshire. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 22 to 25.

THE LORD SHALL PRESERVE THEE FROM
ALL EVIL. HE SHALL PRESERVE THY SOUL
THE LORD SHALL PRESERVE THY GOING
OUT AND THY COMING IN FROM THIS
TIME FORTH AND EVEN FOR EVERMORE

1939-1945

BURNEY

Frank William

Air Mechanic P/JX. 144507 H.M.S. Illustrious, Royal Navy. Died on 10/01/1941. Commemorated on Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire, Bay 2, Panel 4.

EAMES

George Henry

Company Quartermaster Serjeant 2323753, Royal Corps of Signals. Attd. 20th Indian Div. Sigs., Indian Signal Corps.. Died on 06/05/1944 Age 28. Husband of Mary Patricia Eames, of Hetton-le-Hole, Co. Durham. Buried in Imphal War Cemetery, India, 4. E. 15.

EDWARDS

Charles Robert

Private 5513103 2/4th Bn., Hampshire Regiment. Died on 01/07/1944 Age 21. Son of Charles James Edwards and Ellen Edwards, of Liss. Hampshire. Buried in Assisi War Cemetery, Italy, IV, E, 6.

ETHERINGTON

Ronald Lewis Stafford

Ordinary Seaman P/JX 162292 H.M.S. Barham, Royal Navy. Died on 25/11/1941. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Panel 50, Column 2.

MAY

William John

Warrant Officer Class II (C.S.M.) 5492160 1st Bn., Hampshire Regiment. Died on 01/08/1943 Age 36. Son of Ernest Henry and Alice Mary May. Buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy, I. J. 28.

PETHYBRIDGE

Kenneth John

Lance Corporal 14680907 7th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 29/09/1944 Age 19. Son of Percival Redvers Pethybridge and Ivy Minnie Pethybridge, of Whitehill, Hampshire. Buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands, 23. B. 8.

RUSHBROOK

Walter William

Shipwright 4th Class D/MX 53340 H.M.S. Hermione, Royal Navy. Died on 16/06/1942 Age 37. Son of Fred and Edith Rushbrook; husband of Beatrice Maud Rushbrook, of Wembury, Devon. Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Panel 71, Column 1.

WOOLMER

William Matthew

[Not found on CWGC currently] Major 79072, 2th 4th Battn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 02/10/1942. Buried in Blackmoor (St. Matthews) Churchyard, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

Last updated 24 June, 2008

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