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CATHERINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Graham Parson 2007

The Catherington War memorial can be found on the lych gate access to the church of All Saints and the old cemetery. The lych gate is gabled with a cross set above the front within the gable, the memorial is set of four wooden panels within the lych gate. The wood carver was Mr Arthur Romney Green. There are 54 names for World War 1 only. There is also a stone memorial with a lantern cross mounted on an octagonal plinth with a four stepped octagonal base; the memorial is wron.

Photograph Copyright © Graham Parsons 2007-2008
Stained glass window within the church
Memorial in the churchyard
Memorial to Admiral charles napier
Book of Remembrance donated by Joan Parsons, mother of Graham Parsons
 

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919.

I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE.

ATTWOOD

William Henry
Petty Officer 203625, H.M.S. Invincible, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 34. Son of Henry and Martha Attwood; husband of Florence Attwood. of Horndean, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 11.

BIGNELL

William Henry
Telegraphist 144209, H.M. Submarine E34, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship when sunk by submarine off Shetland Islands 20th July 1918. Aged 18. Son of William Henry and Eliza Bignell, of Homdean (sic - Horndean), Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire.

BUDDEN

Frederick William
Private 29780, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14 May 1917. Aged 41. Born Horndean, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Cosham. Son of William and Mary Ann Budden, of Catherington, Horndean, Hants; husband Or Sarah Rachel Budden, of 5, Eastview Terrace, Cowplain, Cosham, Hants. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXV, Row B. Grave 10A.

CAYME

Bernard Glyde
Private 81142, 10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment). Died 22nd May 1915. Aged 24. Born 17h February 1891 at Stamford Hill, London. Son of Harry and Minnie Annie Cayme, of High Park Lodge, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England. Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit 14th December 1914 at Winnipeg, Canada. Height 5 feet 9 inches, girth 35 inches, complexion fair, eyes blue, hair light brown. religion Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Nation Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1590 - 66

CHALWIN

Archie
Private 7037, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st July 1916. Aged 30. Born North Waltham, Hampshire, enlisted Winchester, resident Popham. Husband of E. J. Chalwin, of Dummer, Basingstoke, Hants. Buried in POTIJZE CHATEAU WOOD CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 21.

CLARK

Henry James
Ship's Chief Cook (Pensioner) 153478, H.M.S. Hogue, Royal Navy. Died 22nd September 1914. Aged 49. Husband of E. J. Clark, of 6, Shraton Cottages, Causeway, Horndean, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 6.Note: NB: HMS Cressy, HMS Aboukir and HMS Hogue were all sunk in North Sea in the same action by the German U-Boat U9.

CLARKE

F
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CROCKFORD

Harry Stone
Private 33681, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Catterington (sic - Catherington), enlisted Winchester, resident Cadman, near Southampton. No known grave. Commmeorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 64.

DARBY

Reginald Montague
Private 10686, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 29th october 1914. Aged 20. Born Bridport, Dorset, enlisted Worthing, resident Cosham. Son of James and Amelia Darby, of The Star Inn, Bentley, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11.

DOBSON, MSM

Edwin William
Company Quartermaster Sergeant 21086, 17th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 4th January 1919. Aged 28. Son of Mr. A. W. and Mrs. M. Dobson, of Horndean Hill, Horndean, Hants. Awarded the meritorious Service Medal (M.S.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on HAIDAR PASHA MEMORIAL, Turkey.

EDNEY

Claude
Lance Corporal 21729, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hamsphire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Born Glanfield, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Horndean. No nown grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.

GIBBINS

W
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GOBLE

Cecil Leslie
Private 268389, 2nd/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Born Waterlooville, enlisted Horndean. Formerly 24954, Somerset Light Infantry. No known grave. Commmeorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 18 and 19.

GOLDSMITH, MC

Frank
Major, 14th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th September 1917. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162.

GRAFHAM

Charles G
Private 205452, 2nd/4th (T.F.) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th November 1918. Aged 30. Born Catherington, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Horndean. Son of Alfred and Rebecca Grafham, of The Causeway, Horndean, Hants. Buried in AWOINGT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 2.

HADAWAY

John William
Corporal 240979, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 26th October 1917/ Born North Shields, Northumberland, enlisted Walker-on-Tyne. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 19 to 23 and 162. (This is the only J W HADAWAY on the CWGC and the SDGW - why he fits is unknown)

HARDEN

J P
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HATCH

Frederick George
Private 3/4496, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th October 1916. Aged 40. Born Horndean, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Southsea. Son of George and Fanny Hatch, of Horndean, Hants. Buried in GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS, Somme, France. Plot XI. Row R. Grave 10.

HATCH

Harry
Private PO/13052, H.M.S. Bulwark, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died when HMS Bulwark suffered an internal explosion off Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 29. Son of George and Fanny Lucy Hatch, of Horndean, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 6.

HOLDAWAY

Charles Frederick
Gunner, 33rd Battery, 33rd Briagde, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 18th January 1918. Aged 25. Born Lovedean, enlisted Portsmouth. Son of George and Emily Holdaway, of Lovedean, Horndean, Cosham, Hants. Buried in OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row K. Grave 6.

HOLLOWAY

P C
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HORTON

F H
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LEWIS

John Melton
Lance Corporal 24951, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Born Westbourne, Sussex, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Horndean. Buried in POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXXIV. Row F. Grave 7.

MARCHANT

F
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MASTERS

P
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MERRETT

Edward R
Private 461273, 26th Field Ambulance (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 31st July 1917. Aged 24. Born and resident Horndean, enlisted Portsmouth. Son of Mrs. Emily Merrett, of Blendworth Lodge Cottages, Horndean, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 56.

PARKS

George Edwin Harold
Lieutenant, 12th (Duke of Lancaster's Own Yomanry) Battalion, Manchester Regiment and General List. Died of wounds 12th October 1918. Aged 24. Son of Dr. G. J. Parks and Mrs. Parks, of 29, Malvern Rd. Southsea, Portsmouth, husband of Winifred Parks. Buried in MONTIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 2.

PARVIN

Frederick
Gunner 226420, 87th Battery, 2nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Aged 28. Born Catherington, enlisted Horndean. Son of Charles and Jane Parvin, of Weacock Cottage, Horndean, Hants. Buried in BEAULENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, LIGNY-THILLOY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 20.

PARVIN

Herbert George
Private 8/30990, 53rd (Y.S.) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 21st October 1918. Aged 18. Born Lovedean, enlisted Southampton, resident Horndean. Son of William Henry Parvin, of 163, Lowdean, Horndean. Buried in south-west of the church in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, CATHERINGTON, Hampshire.

PATRICK

Victor Ross
[Listed as V S PATRICK on memorial] Private 280996, 1st/4th (T.F.) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th July 1918. Born Horndean, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Horndean Hill. Buried in TEHRAN WAR CEMETERY, Iran. Plot II. Row F. Grave 7.

PEARCE

Francis [Mark]
Private 44180, 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 8th November 1918. Aged 19. Born Bosham, Sussex, enlisted Winchester, resident Horndean. Son of Mark and Lydia Pearce, of Lock Ash, Emsworth, Hants. Buried in MAUBEUGE-CENTRE CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 5.

PEARSON

A
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PEARSON

Norman Percival
Private 203063, 2nd/5th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died at home 2nd March 1919. Aged 24. Son of William George and Harriett Pearson, of High St., Horndean. Buried in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, CATHERINGTON, Hampshire. Special memorial.

PIPER

Frederick
Private 21620, 15th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th october 1916. Aged 25. Born Lovedean, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Cosham. Son of Fanny Piper, of Pleasant Mount, Horndean, Cosham, Hants., and the late William Piper. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row E. Grave 37.

PIPER

L G
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PRIOR, DSO,MC

Edward [Robert Seymour]
Major (Acting Lieutenant-Colonel) 8th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) attached 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th May 1918. Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and the Military Cross (MC). No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

REED

E G
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SHEPPARD

W G
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SMITH

J A
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SPENCER

A E
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SPENCER

Sydney Albert
Private 302860, 1st/8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 1tth April 1918. Born Horndean, enlisted Hyde Park, London, W., resident Hyde Park, London, W. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 8 and 9.

STANLEY

William George
Gunner 36723, 115th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 12th July 1916. Aged 22. Born Lovedean, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Cowplance. Son of the late John and Amelia Stanley. Buried in FAREHAM CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 1532.

STONE

Arthur Edwin
Private 203873, 1st/4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. killed in action in Egypt 19th September 1918. Aged 25. Born Cowplan (sic), Hants, enlisted Waterlooville, resident Cowplain (sic). Formerly 1509, Hampshire Regiment. Son of George Edwin and Sarah Ann Stone, of Mission Lane, Cowplain, Cosham, Hants. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot/Row/Section U. Grave 18.

SULLIVAN

G H
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TARRANT

George
Lance Corporal 16/455, 16th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 12th June 1916. Aged 25. Born Portsmouth, enlisted Bradford, Yorkshire. Son of George and Elizabeth Tarrant, of Bull's Lodge, Waterlooville, Cosham, Hants. Buried in BEAUVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 3.

TARRANT

William James
Sapper 44691, 91st field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Aged 25. Born and resident Waterlooville, enlisted Portsmouth. Son of George and Elizabeth Tarrant, of Bull's Lodge, Waterlooville, Cosham, Hants. nO KNOWN GRAVE. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4 and 5.

TAYLOR

W H
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THOMPSON

H
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TILBURY

George Vernon
Private 1789, 28th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Died of wounds 30th July 1916. Aged 19. Born Horndean. Son of David and Annie Tilbury, of Thorndean, Hants. general labourer by trade. Educated at Horndean Church of Englasnd Boys School. Emigrated aged 17 years. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 15.

TREMLETT

John Henry
Private M2/082399, Mechanical Transport, Royal Army Service Corps attached to Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 7th September 1918. Born Newgate Street, Hertfordshire, enlisted Gosport, resident Horndean. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 15.

TURNER

C G
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WEST

S
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WICKENS

William [Thomas]
Private 7994, 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabineers). Killed in action 20th February 1915. Born Bletchingley, Surrey, enlisted Westminster, resident Horndean. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 5.

WOODS

Walter Thomas
Private 25414, 2nd Battalion, Hamsphire Regiment. Killed in action 4th September 1918. Born and resident Horndean, enlisted Portsmouth. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 6.
Buried in the cemetery but not recorded on the memorial

CROWDER

Alfred
Able Seaman P/J 103293, H.M.S. Victory, Royal Navy. Died 17th July 1944. Aged 41. Son of Mary Crowder; husband of Phoebe Crowder, of Lovedean. Buried in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, CATHERINGTON, Hampshire. Grave 347.

GOFFIN

William
Stoker 1st Class P/K 65786, Royal Navy. Died 17th April 1945. Aged 43. Son of Walter and Sarah Goffin: husband of Minnie Goffin, of Horndean Buried in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, CATHERINGTON, Hampshire. Grave 357.

HIGGINS

Henry Charles
Lieutenant-Commander, H.M.S. President II, Royal Navy. Died 20th September 1941. Aged 59. Son of Gunner Henry Charles Higgins, R.N., and Elizabeth Higgins; husband of Phebe A. Higgins, of Lovedean. Buried in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, CATHERINGTON, Hampshire. Grave 307.

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