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EAST WORLDHAM WAR MEMORIALS

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © John Simmons 2009

The East Meon war memorial stands outside St Mary's Church, East Worldham. It takes the form of s small, granite, plain, Celtic wheel cross standing on a square plinth. There are 19 names listed for World War 1 and none for World War 2.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL EMORY OF
THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

BENNETT

Percy

Private 1079 11th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died 02/11/1916. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 15 A and 16 C.

CLARK

Alfred Ernest

Serjeant 8260 1st Bn. Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 31/05/1915. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 37.

EDWARDS

Edward ?

Second Lieutenant "C" Coy. 4th Bn. Worcestershire Regiment. Died 30/05/1917 Age 37. Son of the late Herbert Edwards and of Mary Elizabeth Edwards, of Tees St., Oamaru, New Zealand. Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 6.

HARDING

A J

[ONLY A IN CWGC] Private 6669 1st Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died 28/10/1914. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, III. A. 5.

KNIGHT

Edward Frank Victor

Able Seaman J/123276 H.M.S. "Black Prince" Royal Navy. Died 31/05/1916 Age 18. Son of Arthur Edward and Kate Knights of Manor Farm Cottage, East Worldham, Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 13.

MERRITT

G

Lance Corporal 8326 2nd Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Died 11/09/1917. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany, III. E. 13.

MUNDAY

George Bowtell

Private 45147 2nd/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 20/10/1918 Age 20. Son of George and Eliza Mary Munday, of Clays Farm, Alton, Hampshire. Buried in Quievy Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France, C. 67.

NORGATE

G P

Private 92272 3rd Bn. Tank Corps. Died 29/09/1918. Buried in Hargicourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Aisne, France, C. 18.

NORGATE

J T

Private 267090 2nd/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 07/04/1918. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen P. IX. F. 12B.

NORRIS

A J

Serjeant 33519 36th Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Transferred to 62722 Labour Corps. Died 07/11/1918. Buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney, Vosges, France, I. F. 14.

OGILVY

William Wickham

Lieutenant 20th Hussars. Died 23/03/1918 Age 22. Only son of Lucy and the late Col. W. L. K. Ogilvy, C.B. (60th Rifles), of Binsted Wyck, Alton, Hampshire, England. Buried in Noyon New British Cemetery, Oise, France, II. E. 8.

PACEY

Harry

Stoker 2nd Class K/32430 H.M.S. "Pheasant" Royal Navy. Died 01/03/1917. Commemorated at Plymouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 22.

PACEY

J ?

Private 19262 9th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 14/05/1918. Commemorated at Conde-Sur-L'Escaut Communal Cemetery, Nord, France, A. 40.

PACEY

Thomas

Stoker 1st Class 308295 H.M.S. "Lynx" Royal Navy. Died 09/08/1915 Age 29. Son of Edward and Harriet Pacey, of 15, Vicarage Rd., Alton, Hampshire, England. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 8.

PALMER

Cecil Howard

Lieutenant Colonel, formerly Worcestershire Regiment and Commanding 9th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 26/07/1915 Age 42. Mentioned in Despatches. Son of the Rev. J. Howard Palmer and Mrs. Palmer, of East Worldham Rectory, Alton, Hampshire; husband of Hilda Beatrice Palmer, of 35, Anstey Rd., Alton, Hampshire. Served in the South African Campaign (Mentioned in Despatches). A.D.C. to Gen. Aldershot Infantry Bde. 1901-2. Adjt. 1st Worcestershire Volunteer Bn. 1906-9. Hampshire County cricketer. Native of Eastbourne, England. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 35 to 37.

QUELCH

Charles

Rifleman 373394 1st/8th Bn. London Regiment (Post Office Rifles). Died 07/10/1916 Age 23. Son of Edward and Clara Quelch, of Butler's Land Cottages, Mortimer, Reading, England. Buried in Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, III. H. 7.

WHITE

George

Gunner 87553 168th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 17/10/1918 Age 30. Son of the late George and Fanny White, of Worldham, Alton, Hants; husband of Edith Florence White, of 3, Goater's Rd., Ascot, Berkshire. Buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France, II. B. 23.

NORRIS

George Charles ?

Private 16679 2nd Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 18/04/1915 Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Norris, of 66, Brook St. West, Reading, England. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 22.

Last updated 19 January, 2009

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