STOKE WAR MEMORIAL
World War 1 - Detailed
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2006
Itchen Stoke War memorial is to be found within St. Mary's Church, Itchen
Stoke, Winchester, Hampshire. It takes the form of a nowy headed, brass
plaque, with inscription in relief and a moline cross in relief at the
top centre of the plaque. There are five names listed for World War
Copyright © Lorraine
TO HONOUR THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF ITCHEN STOKE WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
Seaman J/20822, H.M.S. Bulwark, Royal Navy. Killed when his ship
was sunk 26 November 1914. Aged 19. Born 8 November 1895 in Carnarvon
(sic). Son of William Andrews, of New House Farm, The Grange, Alresford,
Hants. Farm Labourer before enlisting. Enlisted 8 November 1893
for 12 years, heiught 5 feet 2 inches, chest 35 inches, brown hair,
brown eyes, fresh complexion. In the 1911 census he was aged 15,
born Capul Graig, Canarvon (sic), son of William Andrews, resident
Abbotstone Down Cottage, Alresford, Itchen Stoke, Hampshire. No
known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire.
Corporal 25488, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 31 July
1917. Aged 32. Son of Edward and Lucy Ruth Grainger, of Itchen Stoke;
husband of Ellen Frances Grainger, of Itchen Stoke, Manchester.
In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Itchen Stoke, a Bank Clerk,
son of Lucy berha Grainger (a widow), resident 144 Itchen Stoke
Alresford, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN
GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 53.
3726, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. Killed in action 18 December
1914. Aged 32. Born and resident Alresford, Hants, enlisted Winchester,
Hants. Son of William and Sarah Mundy, of 157, Water Lane, Itchen
Stoke, Alresford, Hants. Attested 14 January 1901, aged 20 years
9 months at Winchester, a Carter, resident Itchen Stoke, Alresford,
Hampshire, served in South Africa 7 February 1902 to 6 October 1902
with Scots Guards attached to Mounted Infantry. Height 5 feet 8¼
inches, weight 127 lbs, chest 36-37½ inches. fresh complexion,
hazel eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England.
Released from service 14 January 1904, re-enlisted 13 January 1913
for four years. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL,
Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1.
Corporal 26048, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in
action 15 October 1916. Aged 26. Born Alresford, Winchester, enlisted
Winchester. Son of Ellen J. Smith (formerly Woodward), of Shipton
Farm Cottages, Woodstock, Oxon, and the late Charles Woodward. In
the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Winchester, Hampshire, stepson
of William and Ellen Vokes, resident Cottage in Village, Itchen
Stoke, Alresford, Hampshire. Formerly 14th Reserve Cavalry Regiment.
Buried in BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot
VIII. Row F. Grave 10.
2676, 1st/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion [2nd/4th on CWGC], Hampshire
Regiment. Died on service in mesopotmia 30 June 1916. Born Cheriton,
Hampshire, enlisted Pitt, Hampshire. enlisted Winchester. In the
1901 census he was aged 13, born Cheriton, Hampshire, stepson of
William and Ellen Vokes, resident Cottage in Village, Itchen Stoke,
Alresford, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on KIRKEE 1914-1918
MEMORIAL, India. Face D.
LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
21 November, 2019