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HAMBLEDON WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Hambledon War memorial is to be found in the grounds of St Peter and St Paul Parish Church, Hambledon, and takes the form of a tall, plain Celctic cross standing on a square plinth. There are 33 names for World War 1 and 8 for World War 2.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THE HAMBLEDON MEN
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

APPS

William Charles

Gunner 109656 "A" By. 295th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 17/06/1918 Age 20. Son of William Charles and Anne Apps, of Park Farm Cottages, Hambledon, Cosham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France, Panel 7 to 10.

BRYCE

David Greig

Major 76th Punjabis, formerly Lancashire Fusiliers. Died on 24/02/1916 Age unknown. Son of Archibald Hamilton Bryce and Mary Bryce, of 12, Royal Circus, Edinburgh; husband of Emiline Isabel Bryce, of Fairfield Cottage, Hambledon, Hampshire. Commemorated at Hambledon (SS. Peter and Paul), Churchyard, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Plaque inside church.

BUCKSEY

John

Private 25709 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action on 06/05/1918 Born Hambledon, enlisted Winchester, resident Soberton. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bucksey, of East Hoe Cottages, Green Lane, Hambledon, nr. Cosham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Cinq Rues British Cemetery, Hazebrouck, Nord, France, C. 17.

BUGLER

W.

Gunner 64988 118th Bty. 130th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 28/12/1918 Age 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bugler, of Hambledon. Commemorated at Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece, 1671.

BULL

Arthur

Private 7458 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 07/11/1914. Commemorated at Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium, Panel 6

BULL

Charlie

Private 20793 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 08/06/1918 Age 25. Brother of Mrs. H. Turner, of West St., Hambledon, Hampshire. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Commemorated at Mont-Bernanchon British Cemetery, Gonnehem, Pas de Calais, France, I. G. 7.

CLAY, MM

Frank

Acting Corporal 26811, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 26/10/1917. Aged 33. Born Hambledon, enlisted Portsmouth. Husband of Ada May Clay, of 105, St. Vincent St., Southsea, Portsmouth. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 38 to 40.

CLAY

Frederick James

Lance Corporal 3/4736 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 11/05/1915 Age unknown. Commemorated at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen , Belgium, V. N. 19/25.

EARWAKER

Harry George

Corporal 55097 14th Bn. Welsh Regiment. Enlisted Aug., 1914, with The Queen's, also served at Gallipoli. Died on 05/08/1917 Age 28. Son of Benjamin and Esther Earwaker, of Hambledon, Hampshire.; husband of Eleanor Marie Earwaker, of Ivy Cottage, Godstone, Surrey. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Panel 37.

FRENCH

George Samuel

Private 23059 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action on 20/12/1916 Born and resident Hambledon, enlisted Portsmouth. Commemorated Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery, Somme, France, VI. H. 5.

GOFFIN

Reginald George

Lieutenant "D" Coy. 29th Bn. Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment). Died on 09/08/1918 Age 23. Son of Benjamin and Lizzie R. Goffin, of Port Haney, British Columbia. Born in England. Commemorated at Rosieres Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France, I. B. 22.

HALL

James Frederick

Private 20795 16th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Transf. to (281696) Labour Corps 649th Agricultural Coy. Died on 16/10/1918 Age 42. Son of George Hall, of Hambledon; husband of Winifred Kate Hall, of Cams Lane, Hambledon. Commemorated at Hambledon (SS. Peter And Paul) Churchyard.

HAMILTON

Albert J

Private 24831, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 26/09/1917. Aged 23. Born Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Hambledon. Son of Mrs. J. Hamilton, of West St., Hambledon, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162.

HILL

Edward Thomas

Stoker 1st Class K/18149 H.M.S. "Hampshire" Royal Navy. Died on 05/06/1916 Age 22. Son of Amy Hill, of Church Lane, Hambledon, Cosham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 18.

HOOKER

Charles Richard

Private 3/4646 10th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 10/08/1915. Age 35. Son of Richard and Ellen Hooker, of West St., Hambledon; husband of Annie Louise Hooker, of West St., Hambledon, Hampshire. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

HOOKER

Harry Furber

Canadian 6018 Private Lord Strathcona's Horse. Died on 30/03/1918 Age unknown. Commemorated at Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

HOOKER

Harry Robert George

Serjeant Hampshire Regiment attached to 2nd Bn., Nigeria Regiment, W.A.F.F. Died on 03/02/1915 Age unknown. Lokoja Memorial, Nigeria.

HUGHES

Ephraim

Private 12505, 4th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action at Gallipoli 9th August 1915. Aged 31. Born Hambledon, enlisted Newport, Monmouthshire, resident Brightside, Sheffield. Son of Charles Frederick Hughes, of 40, Hayland St., Brightside, Sheffield, and the late Harriett Louise Hughes. No known grave. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey. Son of Charles Frederick Hughes, of 40, Hayland St., Brightside, Sheffield, and the late Harriett Louise Hughes.

KIMBER

Thomas

Private 19203, 15th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 15/09/1916. Born Basingstoke, enlisted Portsmouth, resident Hambledon. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.

LACEY

Richard

Private 3/4644 10th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 11/08/1915 Age 32. Son of the late Charles Lacey, of "Belmont," Grange Rd., Botley, Hants; husband of Nora Lacey, of 1, Council Cottages, Hill Deverill, Warminster, Wiltshire. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

MOON

George

Private 23212 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24/10/1916. Age 28. Born and resident Hambledon, enlisted Portsmouth. Son of George and Emily Moon, of East St., Hambledon, Cosham, Hampshire. Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France, I. P. 28.

MOON

Norman

Private 16035 8th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died on 06/10/1915 Age unknown. Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 117 to 119.

MORETON

Budd

Serjeant 1216 "A" Bty. 223rd Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 04/11/1917 Age 29. Commemorated at Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, III. AA. 11.

MORETON

Walter Ernest

Gunner 56017 80th Coy Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 18/07/1915 Age 22. Son of Edward E. Moreton, of Paynes Cottage, Braishfield, Romsey, Hampshire. Commemorated at Kranji War Cemetery , Singapore, 37. G. 13.

PARUIN

Arthur Edmund

Petty Officer Stoker 290747, H.M.S. "Bulwark Royal Navy. Died on 26/11/1914 Age 34. Son of Catherine Parvin, of Green Lane, Hambledon, Hants, and the late William Parvin. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 3.

RIPPON

William Robert

Gunner RMA/12206 H.M.S. "Good Hope" Royal Marine Artillery. Died on 01/11/1914 Age unknown. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 5.

SAMWAYS

Fred Alban

Lance Corporal 26708 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. Died of wounds 20/05/1917 Born and resident Hambledon, enlisted Southampton. Commemorated at Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France, III. J. 60.

SEALEY

Charles Frederick Noel Prince

[Listed as Charles Frederic Noel Prince SEALY on SDGW and CWGC] Sec. Lieutenant 7th Battn. Royal Fusiliers. Died on 24/05/1915 Age 23. Son of Lt. Col. William Harry Sealey, 6 Priory Grove, The Boltons, West Brompton. Husband of the late Helen Louisa Sealey (nee Harris). Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

SEARLE

John

Private 15371 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 06/08/1915 Age 41. Husband of Emily Jessie Searle, of Church Lane, Hambledon, Hampshire. Served in the South African War. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

SMITH

F.

No further information currently available

STURGESS

Frederick J

Corporal 8778, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds in the United Kingdom 08/08/1916. Aged 24. Born and resident Hambledon, enlisted Winchester. Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B. Buried in West Hill Old Cemetery, Winchester, Hampshire. Grave 1741.

WARNER

William Henry

Stoker 1st Class SS/103360(RFR/PO/B/4383) H.M.S. "Good Hope" Royal Navy. Died on 01/11/1914 Age unknown. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 5.

WARNER

W. H.

Private 41822 2nd Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died on 14/10/1918 Age unknown. Son of Mr. G. Warner, of Corhampton Works, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Dadizeele New British Cemetery, Moorslede, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, VI. A. 19.

WOOD

J.

No further information currently available

GOLDSMITH

John

Captain 1st R.M. Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died on 11/05/1917 Age 34. Son of Edward and Anastasia Goldsmith; husband of Evelyn Goldsmith. Born at Hambledon, Hampshire. Commemorated at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais , France, XVII. E. 17.

1939-1945

BAILEY

Joseph Amos

Private 4862453 2nd Bn. Leicestershire Regiment. Died on 23/05/1941 Age 27. Commemorated at Athens Memorial, Greece, Face 5.

CLAY

John F.

Private S/98553 2 Field Bakery, Royal Army Service Corps. Died on 17/06/1940 Age 21. Commemorated at Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France, Column 140.

DOUGHTY

Leonard George

Sergeant 1188850 512 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 27/09/1943 Age 30. Son of Edward William and Sarah Doughty, of Cosham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Runneymede Memorial, Surrey United Kingdom, Panel 147.

DOUGHTY

Edward Alfred

Sergeant (Pilot) 1333834 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 23/06/1942 Age 20. Son of Edward William and Sarah Doughty, of Hambledon, Hampshire. Commemorated at Mount Hope (St. Paul's Anglican) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada, R.A.F. Plot. Grave 5.

GUYMER

Percy Charles

Civilian War Dead. Died on 28/03/1944 Age 44. Royal Observer Corps; of 13 Stewarts Green, Hambledon. Son of Alfred T. F. and Effie E. Guymer, of Laurel Stores, Main Road, Southbourne; husband of Ivy G. Guymer. Died at 13 Stewarts Green. Commemorated Droxford, Rural District.

KIRBY

Maurice Jack

Driver T/244391 Royal Army Service Corps. Died on 18/04/1944 Age 24. Son of John William and Annie Kate Kirby, of Hambledon, Hampshire. Commemorated at Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy, XII. F. 3.

SALTER

Ronald

Private 5497110 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 17/07/1944 Age 30. Son of Mary Hoare, of Hambledon, Hampshire. Commemorated at St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, Calvados, France, VIII. A. 5.

SPILLER

Ernest George

Driver T/10685449 Royal Army Service Corps. Died on 09/12/1943 Age 30. Son of George and Daisy Spiller, of Hambledon, Hampshire. Commemorated at Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy IX. A. 20.

Last updated 16 September, 2008

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