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CHAWTON WAR MEMORIALS

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

No details about the memorial are currently available. The memorial covers World War 1.

1914 TO 1918

ALLISON

Reginald

Cadet 184690, 8th Cadet Wing Royal Air Force. Died on 08/11/1918 Age 18. Son of Alfred and Kathleen Allison, of 18, Campbell Rd., Southsea, Hampshire. Commemorated at Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent, United Kingdom, P. 707

ANDREWS

Albert Victor

Lance Corporal 1605, 7th Bn. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died on 05/10/1916 Age unknown. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Andrews, of Home Farm, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Native of Binstead, Alton. Commemorated at Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Seine-Maritime, France, I. J. 11.

BRADFORD

Sir Evelyn Ridley

Lieutenant Colonel, Cdg. 2nd Bn. Seaforth Highlanders. Died on 14/09/1914 Age 47. Son of the late Col. Sir Edward Bradford, 1st Bart., and of Lady Bradford (nee Knight); husband of Elsie Clifton, Lady Bradford (nee Brown) of Medstead Manor, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Crouy-Vauxrot French National Cemetery, Crouy. Aisne, France.

CAPLEHORN

William

Private 9654 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 28/04/1915 Age 21. Son of Mrs. L. Caplehorn, of 12, Albert Rd., Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

CHALCRAFT

Arthur Henry John

Rifleman 203521 1st/8th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 02/11/1917 Age 22. Son of Arthur and Lily Chalcraft, of Rookery Cottage, Buckland Rd., Lower Kingswood, Reigate. Commemorated at Gaza War Cemetery, Israel, XXI. B. 5.

COX

Frank Field

Lance Corporal 200238 1st/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 30/06/1916 Age 23. Son of Mrs. Emily Clinker (formerly Cox), of The Forge, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Basra Memorial, Iraq.

FARROW

George

Gunner 92366 124th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 27/09/1917 Age 33. Son of Samuel and Eliza Farrow, of Chawton, Alton; husband of Florence Mary Farrow, of Syon Cottage, 13, Vicarage Rd., Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, VII. A. 6.

GILLETT

Walter George

Lance Serjeant G/1233 6th Bn. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died on 06/03/1916 Age 22. Son of Mrs. Louisa Humphrey, of Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 15 to 19.

HARDING

Harry

Private 22709 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 07/10/1917 Age 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Harding, of Headbourne Worthy, Winchester. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 88 to 90 and 162.

IVENS

Arthur

Private 2621, lst./4th batt. Hampshire Regiment. Died 14/06/1915 Age unknown. Commemorated at Basra War Cemetery, Iraq, V B 7

KNIGHT

Richard Brodnax

Captain 3rd Bn. attd. 4th Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment. Died on 05/09/1918 Age 37. Son of the Rev. C. E. Knight (Rector of Chawton, Alton, Hants.) and Emma G. Knight, of "Summerlands," South Farnborough, Hampshire. Commemorated at St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France, C. 5. 1.

McMASTER

Hugh

Major "A" Bty. 46th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 02/12/1917 Age 30 D S O, M C. Only son of Florence and the late Hugh Dunbar McMaster First joined 48th Bde. in 1907, at Dundalk; Ireland. Seriously wounded in 1914 and in 1916. Commemorated at Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, IV. J. 2.

MORGAN

Richard Edward

Private S4/146821 H.Q. Lines of Communication, Army Service Corps, attd. H.Q. Delta District. Died 02/07/1916 Age 22. Son of Ernest and Agnes Morgan, of Woodbarn Farm, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, F. 110.

SHILTON

Charles Ernest

Lance Corporal 6844 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 02/05/1915 Age 31. Son of Emily Elizabeth Tongs, of 1, Pantile Cottage, Oaklands Park, Weybridge, Surrey. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 35.

SILLS

Henry Harvey

Private 14826 109th Coy. Machine Gun Corps. Died on 04/08/1917 Age unknown. Grandson of Rosetta Sills, of Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, V. D. 12.

STACEY

Arthur A.

Gunner 322892 160th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 10/08/1917 Age 21. Son of William Frank and Sarah Jane Stacey, of Eastfield Farm, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France, I. C. 44.

STACEY

Thomas William

Private 44317 2nd/4th Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died on 11/08/1918 Age 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Stacey, of Chalk Dell Cottages, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Commemoratred at Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France, IV. E. 8.

STANNING

F. Charles

No further information currently available

STEVENS

Frank

Lance Corporal 2012 1st/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 04/06/1916 Age 24. Son of George and Jane Stevens, of St. Nicholas Club, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Tasmania, Australia, X. K. 14.

STEVENS

Arthur George

Private 31511 "A" Coy. 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 05/10/1917 Age 20. Son of G. and J. Stevens, of St. Nicholas Club, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Dozinghem Military Cemetery Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, V. H. 15.

VIDLER

Ralph

Private 141309 1st Bn. Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). Died on 09/10/1916 Age 23. Son of William John and Charlotte Vidler, of 4, Hamefield Cottages, West Liss, Hampshire. Commemorated at Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Last updated 16 August, 2007

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