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KINGS WORTHY WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2006

There are several memorials for King's Worthy. This memorial stands in St Mary's Churchyard and is a tribute to Lieutenant Bryce Stewart killed in World War 1 to which has been appended the names of the men from the village who died. Further memorials exist inside the church for World War 1 and 2. The memorial is a Celtic cross is made of stone, on tapered plinth standing on a stone base with Celtic knotwork design on the face and shaft of the cross. Insciptions appear on two sides of the plinth. In all five men are commemorated by surname, forename, rank and Regiment. See Paul Goodwin's UK Memorial web site for more photographs.
Photograph Copyright © Paul Goodwin

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN BELOVED MEMORY OF
BRYCE STEWART
LIEUT 2ND BATTN SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
KILLED IN ACTION AT SANNA-I-YAT
MESOPOTAMIA DURING THE OPERATIONS
FOR THE RELIEF OF KUT
ON THE 22ND APRIL, 1916,
AGED 22 YEARS
"WHEN CHRIST, WHO IS OUR LIFE, SHALL APPEAR
THEN SHALL YE ALSO APPEAR WITH HIM IN GLORY."

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
THOSE MEN FROM THIS PARISH
WHO ALSO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY

1914-1918

STEWART Bryce

Leiutenant, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action at Sann-I-Yat, Mesopotamia udring the Relief of Kut, 22nd April 1916. Aged 22. Son of Col. and Mrs. Bryce Stewart, of Hinton House, King's Worthy, Winchester. Gazetted to 2nd Bn. Sept., 1913. Wounded at Ypres April, 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 37 and 64.

BERRY Frederick

Sergeant 6787, 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 11th February 1916. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 8.

MAY Frederick

Private, Hampshire Regiment probably Frederick MAY, Private 10298, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 10th August 1915. Aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. May, of Old Down, Longwood, Winchester. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

MULLINS Frank

Private 9336, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 6th August 1915. Aged 20. Son of Lloyd and Emily Mullins, of Wemley, King's Worthy, Winchester. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

CUTLER Harry

Private 81204, 1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Died 5th November 1917. Aged 22. Born 25th January 1893 in King's Worthy. Son of Edwin and Mary Cutler, of 97, Ontario Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario. Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit at Winnipeg, 15th December 1914, aged 21 years 11 months, heoight 5 feet 10 inches, girth 35½ inches, complexion dark, eyes brown, hair black; rleigion Church of England. Buried in NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 22. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2249 - 59

Last updated 26 August, 2006

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