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World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © John Simmons 2009

The memorial can be found in the grounds of St John the Baptist Church, Greatham, Hampshire. It takes the form of a plain, rough hewn, Latin cross on a tapering plinth with a two-stepped, square, base. The details can be found on the front face.

1914 - 1919

Squadron Quartermaster Serjeant 3961 15th (The King's) Hussars. Died 13/09/1914 Age 38. Son of Edward Row Barker and Frances Arm Barker; husband of Louisa Ellen Barker, of Heather Cottage, Greatham, East Liss, Hampshire, England. Commemorated at La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.
Private G/1369 9th Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 13/02/1916 Age 21. Son of John Austin Bartlett and Emily Jane Bartlett, of Blandford House, Lower Compton, Plymouth, Devon. Native of Portsmouth, England. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, I. G. 3.
Sapper WR/43753 304th Road Construction Coy. Royal Engineers. Died 03/02/1919 Age 46. Son of William and Mary Berriman, of Langrish, Petersfield, Hampshire; husband of Edith Florence Berriman, of Longmoor Rd., Greatham, East Liss, Hampshire, England. Buried in Greatham (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard, South-West of Church, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
DEAN Albert Edward
(War memorial lists Alebert E. Dean) Corporal 203000 1st/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment . Died 24/02/1917. Commemorated at Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 21 and 63. OR Private 141457 3rd Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Died 14/02/1915. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 6 and 8.
DRAPER Arthur Reginald Olley
Lieutenant (Quartermaster) 18th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 16/04/1918. Commemorated at Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium, Panel 2.
ELLIS Richard
Private 39732 1st/9th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 17/03/1919 Age 35. Son of Richard Ellis; husband of Rose Ellis, of Miller St., Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia. Buried in Churkin Russian Naval Cemetery, Russian Federation, B. 6.
FOSTER Arthur William
Drummer 10729 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers. Died 06/11/1914 Age 18. D C M. Son of Staff Serjt. Arthur William Henry Foster (R.A.S.C.) and Lily Foster, of Liphook Rd., Greatham, Hampshire, England. Buried in Kortrijk (St. Jan) Communal Cemetery, Kortrijk, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Sp. Mem. 31.
HANSON William
Corporal 281143 2nd/5th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 10/04/1918 Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs Hanson, of 1, Sundale Cottage, Liphook Rd., Greatham, East Liss, Hampshire, England. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel, Q. 46.
HISCOCK Frederick Charles
Private 27513 "A" Sqdn. 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars. Died 30/03/1918 Age 19. Only son of Charles and Louisa Mary Hiscock, of Greatham, Hampshire. Troop Leader of Longmoor Camp Troop of B.P. Scouts; O.T.C., Churcher's College and 19th Hussars. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, XXXIII. B. 30A.
JEANS Bernard R J
Lance Corporal 29611 2nd Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died 09/04/1917 Age 18. Son of Herbert J. and Martha Jeans, of Hound Cottages, Netley Abbey, Hants. Native of Bradford Abbas, Sherborne. Buried in Neuville-Vitasse Road Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France , C. 23.
Serjeant 7685 15th Bn. Cheshire Regiment. Died 27/03/1918 Age 33. Son of James Madeley, of Heath Bank, Nantwich, Cheshire, and the late Ann Madeley; husband of Sarah Ellen Madeley, of Bull's Brook, Greatham, Liss, Hampshire. Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France, Panel 35 and 36.
Lieutenant H.M.S. "Russell": Royal Marines. Died 27/04/1916. Buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery, Malta, Prot. 36.
Private 10491 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 13/08/1915. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.
WAKEFORD George Edward
Private 241993: 10th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 03/11/1918 Age 29. Son of William and Martha Wakeford, of 2c, Clifton Park Avenue, Raynes Park, London. Born at Hawkley, West Liss, Hampshire, England. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France, IV. K. 20.
Private 204909 Hampshire Regiment. Died 30/07/1918. Buried in Greatham (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard, South of Church, Hampshire, United Kigndom.
WALKER Oswald Bethell
Captain 15th (The King's) Hussars. Died 23/08/1914 Age 39. Son of Captain and Mrs. Edwyn Walker, of Mill Mount House, York; husband of Marcia Eugenia Walker. His brother, Wilfred Beckett Walker also fell. Commemorated at La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.
WALLS Alexander F
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WEBB Wellington Keys
Lance Corporal 9414 "B" Coy. 14th Bn. and formerly 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 31/07/1917 Age 22. Son of William and Isabella Webb, of Tweenways, Forest Rd., Liss, Hampshire, England . Enlisted Oct., 1913. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 35.
BARSTOW Arthur Edward
Major General 11th Sikh Regiment, Indian Army General List. Also Cdg. 9th Indian Div., late 2nd Bn. Died 28/01/1942 Age 53. C I E, M C. Son of Lt.-Col. Thomas Adam Anderson Barstow, Seaforth Highlanders, and Jane Cape Barstow; husband of Nancy Lewkenor Barstow, of Cocking, Sussex. His brother, Brigadier John A. Barstow, M.C., also died on service. Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore, Column 143.
BURNEY Frank William
Air Mechanic P/JX. 144507 H.M.S. Illustrious Royal Navy. Died 10/01/1941. Commemorated at Lee-On-Solent Memorial Bay, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 2, Panel 4.
COOMBS Albert Walter Henry
Gunner 5497412, 276 Bty., 69 Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery. Died 16/05/1940 Age 23. Son of William Florence Coombs, of Greatham, Hampshire, England. Buried in Greatham (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard, South side of church, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Row K. Grave 217.
RUMBOLD Frederick William
Corporal 5512806 1/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 15/09/1943 Age 20. Son of William George and Orange Daisy Rumbold, of Greatham, Hampshire, England. Buried in Salerno War Cemetery, Italy, II. E. 11.
Captain 73008 2 Regt. Royal Horse Artillery. Died 17/07/1942 Age 24. Son of Brigadier-General George Peabody Scholfield, C.B., C.M.G., C.B.E., and of Helen Mary Scholfield (nee Goodall), of Liss, Hampshire, England. Buried in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt, XII. H. 6.

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