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OLD ALRESFORD WAR MEMORIAL

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1914-1918

ASSLETT

Thomas Henry

Private 25750 1st Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died on 14/10/1916 Age 25. Son of Thomas and Sarah Aslett, of 3, Fairlight Villas, The Dean, Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 13 A.

BALDWIN

Henry William

Private 34560 1st Garrison Bn. Somerset Light Infantry. Died on 13/07/1918 Age 36. Son of Joseph and Ellen Baldwin, of Tichborne, Hampshire; husband of Ellen Jane Baldwin, of Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, Pakistan.

BENHAM

James Mac

Lance Corporal 22841 2nd Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died on 21/03/1918. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France, Panel 64.

BAKER

Kingsley

Lieutenant "A" Bty. 51st Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 30/03/1918 Age 23. M C Son of Henry Charles and Nellie Baker, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France, III. B. 29.

BENHAM

Arthur Thomas

Private 291950 9th Bn. Devonshire Regiment. Died on 10/10/1917. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial Panel, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, 38 to 40.

BENNETT

Victor Edward Ernest

Private CH/18396 H.M.S. "Cressy", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died on 22/09/1914 Age 21. Son of Harry and Kate Eliza Bennett, of Railway Cottage, Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent, United Kingdom, 7.

BLAKE

Francis Henry

Rifleman B/1279 8th Bn. Rifle Brigade. Died on 30/07/1915 Age 27. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Blake, of Broad Street, Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

CHOWN

Albert Henry

Private 32375 5th Bn. Devonshire Regiment. Died on 13/09/1918. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 4.

CLARKE

James Oliver

[Cannot be found on CWGC currently] Private 200656 1st 4Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 21 Jan. 1916 Age 26. Son of Elias and Sabrina, New Cottages, The Dene, Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq, 21, 63.

COLLISTER

Robert Henry

Private 28317 6th Bn. Somerset Light Infantry. Died on 25/07/1918 Age 24. Son of the late Serjt. and Mrs. T. Collister, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany, XIV. B. 9.

COUSENS

George Edward

Second Lieutenant 1st/8th Bn. Middlesex Regiment. Died on 24/08/1918. Buried in Common Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Pas de Calais, France, VI. E. 13.

CROMIE

Henry Julian

Captain 3rd Bn. attd. 1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 23/10/1916 Age 20. Son of Joan Angela Cromie, of 1, The Mead, Ringwood, Hants, and the late Captain Francis Charles Cromie (1st Bn. Hampshire Regt.). Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.

CROMIE

Maurice Francis

Lieutenant 3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 04/06/1915 Age 20. Son of Joanna Angela Cromie, of 1, The Mead, Ringwood, Hants, and the late Capt. Charles Francis Cromie (1st Bn. Hampshire Regt.). Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

CURTIS, DCM

William J

Serjeant 20623 26th Field Coy, Royal Engineers. Died on 18/05/1918 Age 27. D C M. Son of Walter and Francis Curtis, of Alresford, Hants; husband of Josephine Kate Curtis, of 10, Clifton Rd., Maida Vale, London. Buried in Cambrin Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, N. 50.

EACHER

C.

Not listed anywhere with this surname

ETHERRIDGE

Frederick Charles

Signaller 179470 128th Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 07/12/1918 Age 21. Son of George and Jane Etheridge, of West Hill, Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, XLVII. B. 20

ETHERRIDGE

W. George

Private TF/203123 1st Bn. East Surrey Regiment Died on 01/11/1917. Buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, VIII. I. 92.

EDWARDS

Frederick James

Private 10031 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Also attd. 88th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died on 20/10/1916 Age 19. Son of William James and Elizabeth Edwards, of West St., Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.

GARDNER

Leonard Ernest

Private 11440 11th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 09/09/1916. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.

GARDNER

Percy William

No further information currently available

GIBBS

Richard William

Sapper 34604 "G" Depot Coy, Royal Engineers. Died on 03/01/1917 Age 29. Son of the late Fredrick James and Mary Gibbs; husband of Hannah Elizabeth Gibbs, of Broad St., Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in New Alresford (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension.

GILES

David

Rifleman B/2167 9th Bn. Rifle Brigade Died on 22/06/1915 Age 21. Son of William Henry and Lucy Giles, of Barton Cottage, Old Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

GOODWIN

Edward

[Currently not found on CWGC] Private 37627 14th 154 Lasons Coy, Devonshire Regiment. Died on 17/11/1917. Buried in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, IV F3

GRAINGER

Charles Edward Gordon

Lance Corporal 25488 2nd Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died on 31/07/1917 Age 32. Son of Edward and Lucy Ruth Grainger, of Itchen Stoke; husband of Ellen Frances Grainger, of Itchen Stoke, Manchester. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 53.

GRINHAM

Philip Richard John

Lieutenant 10th Bn. Middlesex Regiment. Died on 03/05/1917. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 7.

HAZELGROVE

Harold Charles

Rifleman 13160 18th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died on 01/11/1918. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 115 to 119 and 162A and 163A.

HOCKLEY

Joseph

Rifleman B/1227 9th Bn. Rifle Brigade. Died on 25/09/1915 Age 22. Son of Emma Hockley, of 1, Church Cottages, Alresford, Hampshire, and the late Frederick Hockley. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

HODGSON

Edward Thomas

Midshipman H.M.S. "Invincible", Royal Navy. Died on 31/05/1916 Age 17. Son of Harold and Jessie Hodgson, of Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 11.

HODGSON

John Solomon Riddell

Lieutenant 2nd Bn. Dorsetshire Regiment. Died on 25/03/1917 Age 20. Son of Harold Hodgson, M.B., J.P., and Jessie Hodgson, of Alresford, Hampshire. Also served in France. Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 22 and 63.

JACKSON

William Harold

Private 30212 2nd/4th Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment. Died on 05/11/1917. Commemorated on Chatby Memorial, Egypt.

JOHNSON

Ernest Ralph

Company Quartermaster Serjeant R/277 7th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died on 15/10/1917 Age 26. Son of Herbert and Merci Johnson, of Norton-sub-Hamdon, Somerset; husband of E. F. L. Johnson, of "May View", West Hill, Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, XXI. H. 6.

KERSLEY

Leonard

Lance Corporal 27359 "A" Coy. 7th/8th Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died on 18/06/1918 Age 36. Son of the late William and Anna Kersley, of St. Cross, Winchester; husband of Margaret Young Kersley, of 2, Morrison Place, Hawick. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France, VI. G. 26.

LEE

Alexander

Corporal 10324 1st Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps. 2nd. Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity on 21/12/1914. Born Parkhurst IOW, enlisted Winchester. Resident of Alresford. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Germany, III. B. 12.

LIGHT

John

Rifleman 1063 1st/5th Bn., London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade). Died on 03/05/1915 Age 26. Son of Worthy and Amy Light, of Broad St., Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 52 and 54.

LOCK

Charles

Private 7286 1st Bn., Hampshire Regiment. Died on 07/11/1914. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium, Panel 6.

MARRINER

Edward

Private 32034 7th Bn., Somerset Light Infantry. Died on 01/04/1918. Buried in Roye New British Cemetery, Somme, France, III. D. 13.

MARSHALL

Walter D.

Rifleman 4748 1st/16th Bn., London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles). Died on 10/09/1916. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 13 C.

MATHIAS

Edward Morgan

Private 27948 17th Bn., Regiment/Service: Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died on 19/05/1916 Age 35. (Served as DENNIS). Son of Edward Morgan Mathias and Mary Mathias, of Wales. Buried in Calais Southern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, Plot C. Row 4. Grave 14.

MERRITT

Frank

Lance Corporal PLY/9984 4th R.M. Bn., Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died on 23/04/1918 Age 39. Son of Mrs. E. Merritt, of Martyr Worthey, Winchester, Hants. Served in Persian Gulf and South African Campaign. Buried in Dover (St. James's) Cemetery.

MITCHELL

Normal William

Rifleman 13082 17th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died on 26/04/1918 Age 19. Son of Albert George and Alice Mitchell, of 3, Westbrooke Rd., Alton, Hampshire. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 115 to 119 and 162A and 163A.

MONEY

Fred

Private 26587 2nd Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died on 09/04/1917 Age 36. Husband of C. Money, of Manor Stables, Brighton, Hampshire. Native of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Neuville-Vitasse Road Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

MONEY

William

Private 36759 1st Bn.Gloucestershire Regiment. Died on 27/11/1916 Age 25. Son of George and Naomi Money, of 6, Stanley Cottages, The Dene, Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B.

MUNDAY

Jack Greenwood

Private PO/15857 H.M.S. "Bulwark", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died on 26/11/1914 Age 20. Son of Mr. G. Munday, of Spring Cottage, Alresford, Hampshire, and the late Mrs. E. Munday. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 6.

MUNDAY

Percy V.

Private 54239 13th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Died on 20/09/1917. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 128 to 131 and 162 and 162A.

NEWMAN

Herbert Edward

Private 35755 6th Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died on 15/04/1918 Age 18. Son of Robert and Ellen Newman, of New Farm Cottages, Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 119 to 120.

PRING

Hugh Frederick Denys

Private 767371 "C" Coy, London Regiment (Artists' Rifles). Died on 01/06/1918 Age 18. Son of Frederick Pring (Eng. Capt., R.N.) and Agnes Mabel Pring, of The Old House, West St., Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France, III. E. 6.

SHIELD

Clement Ridley

Captain 4th Bn. Highland Light Infantry. Also attd. 51st Division H.Q. Staff. Died on 08/10/1916 Age 29. M C. Son of Joseph Ridley Shield and Mary Octavia Shield, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Louvencourt Military Cemetery, Somme, France, Plot 1. Row D. Grave 14.

SHIRFIELD

Arthur Edwin

Gunner 16952 20th Reserve Bty., Royal Field Artillery. Died on 09/12/1915 Age 19. Son of Charles and Lily Shirfield, of The Dean, Alresford, Hampshire. Born at Bishops Sutton, Alresford. Buried in Greenwich Cemetery, London, United Kingdom, Screen Wall 3 C. A. 24.

JOHN

Albert John

Private 23208 1st Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Died between 08/10/1918 and 08/01/1919. Buried in Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 9.

WANSBROUGH

John Edward

Farrier Serjeant 48703, 96 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 27/09/1917. Aged 43. Husband of Mrs Wansbrough of 190 Millbrook Street, Southampton, Born in Ropley Hanrs & enlisted in Winchester. Jockey by profession. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. [1901 census record spelling as Wansborough]

WESTBROOK

Alfred Thomas

Lance Corporal 3617 1st/8th Bn. London Regiment (Post Office Rifles). Died on 21/05/1916 Age 22. Son of Henry George and Mary Ann Westbrook, of The Weir, Alrestord, Hampshire. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 10

WHITE

William Thomas

Private 267473 Gloucestershire Regiment. Died on 29/06/1918 Age 29. Husband of K. Hillary (formerly White), of 10, Grange Rd., Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in New Alresford (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

WOODWARD

Alfred

Company Quartermaster Serjeant 200481 1st/4th Bn., Hampshire Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia on 15/07/1917. Enlisted in Winchester. Resident of Alresford. Buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq, XV. D. 9.

1939-1945

ALLAN

John Cecil Owen

Flying Officer 159499 96 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 07/06/1944 Age 22. Son of Richard and Marie Annie Allan, of Alresford, Hampshire. Commemorated on Runneymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom, Panel 204.

CHOWN

William Robert

Leading Aircraftman 1248233 B.S.R.U., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 07/11/1944 Age 47. Son of Fred and Mary Chown, of Alresford, Hampshire; husband of Maud Chown, of Alresford. Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom, Panel 241.

CULLEY

Geoffrey Matthew

Sergeant (W. Op./Air Gnr.) 1164676 39 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 17/05/1942 Age 25. Son of Capt. G. M. G Culley and Elizabeth F. Culley, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya, 1. B. 17.

CULLEY

George William

Major 64507 53 (The Worcestershire Yeomanry) Airlanding Lt. Regt., Royal Artillery. Died on 24/03/1945. M C. Buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 37. F. 2.

DOIDGE

George Lewis

Sergeant (Nav.) 1336841 102 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 21/04/1943 Age 21. Son of Frank and Annie Doidge, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Nyborg New Cemetery, Denmark, Grave G8.

GUNNER

Harry Leslie

Sapper 2156134 96 Bomb Disposal Sec., Royal Engineers. Died on 10/06/1944 Age 23. Son of Harry and Louisa Lucy Gunner, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France, XIX. B. 2.

LAMING

Leonard Lewis

Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 1603656 524 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 26/03/1945 Age 22. Son of Leonard Lewis Laming and Elsie May Laming; husband of Joyce Hilton Laming, of Blackpool. Buried on Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery, Lancashire, United Kingdom, Sec. B. Grave 1002.

LONG

Ernest

Fusilier 6204972 20th Bn., Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died on 24/12/1942 Age 23. Son of Ernest and Henrietta Long, of Alresford. Buried on New Alresford (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Plot G. Row 5. Grave 4.

PAGE

William Alfred

Private 5501285 5th Cinque Ports Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment. Died on 27/05/1940 Age 21. Son of Frederick Charles and Agnes Page, of Arlesford, Hampshire. Buried in Bertenacre Military Cemetery, Fletre, Nord, France, Plot 2. Row F. Grave 3.

PARIS

Wilfred Norman

Serjeant S/93360 Royal Army Service Corps. Died on 21/06/1944 Age 27. Husband of Doris Ethel Paris, of Heathfield, Sussex. Buried in Cassino War Cemetery, Italy, II. F. 21.

SAWYER

Victor Albert

Gunner 14305626 112 (7th Bn. The Durham Light Infantry) Lt. A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery. Died on 31/07/1944 Age 20. Son of Harry and Elsie Sawyer, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France, III. C. 7.

TREMEER

Frederick Jethro

Sergeant (Pilot) 510762 142 Sqdn., Royal Air Force. Died on 04/08/1940 Age 29. Son of Charles Edwin Foster Tremer and Ada Tremeer, of Alresford. His brother William James Tremeer also died on service. Buried in New Alresford (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Plot H. Row 5. Grave 1.

TREMEER

William James

Leading Airman FX/77400 800 Sqdn. H.M.S. Ark Royal, Royal Navy. Died on 13/06/1940 Age 25. Son of Charles Edwin Foster Tremeer and Ada Tremeer, of Alresford, Hampshire. His brother Frederick Jethro also died on service. Commemorated on Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Bay 1, Panel 4.

TUBB

Cecil

Gunner 6394452 12 Coast Regt., Royal Artillery. Died on 22/03/1943 Age 37. Son of John William and Kate Tubb, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan, Brit. Sec. M. C. 3.

UPTON

John Evered

Captain 47648 2 Searchlight Regt., Royal Artillery. Died on 16/05/1940. Buried in Terafene Churchyard, North-western corner.

WALFORD

Hugh Carr

Lieutenant Colonel 17786 17th/21st Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Died on 08/08/1941 Age 39. Son of Herbert Nevill Walford and Sybil Marie Walford; husband of Mary Olivia Walford, of Rathmolyon, Co. Meath, Irish Republic. Buried in Barby (St. Mary) Churchyard.

WALLIKER

Reginald Frederick

Pilot Officer 56210 230 Sqdn., Royal Air Force. Died on 28/11/1944 Age 28. Son of Mrs. J. E. Walliker, and stepson of F. McMahon; husband of Dorothy Lily Walliker, of Ryde, Isle of Wight. Commemorated on Singapore Memorial, Singapore, Column 433.

WILD

Joseph Cresswell

Sergeant (Obs.) 751369 217 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on 26/12/1940 Age 29. Son of Barton and Laura Wild; husband of Violet Emily Wild, of Alresford, Hampshire. Buried in Pornic War Cemetery, Loire-Atlantique , France, Joint grave 2. H. 9.

WISE

Norman Walter

Captain 205907 General List. Died on 12/11/1942 Age 48. Son of Walter William and Edith Wise; husband Winifred Julia Wise, of Swanmore. Buried in New Alresford (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Plot G. Row 4. Grave 11.

Not on war memorial but buried in churchyard

BRAZIER

William James

Private 7584000 Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died on 29/07/1944 Age 34. Son of William and Anastasia Brazier, of Alresford; husband of Joan Brazier, of Alresford. Buried in New Alresford (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Plot G. Row 5. Grave 5.

MARTIN

George

Private 5502699 Hampshire Regiment 2/4th Bn.. Died on 31/12/1940 Age 22. Son of Thomas Henry and Elizabeth Ann Martin, of Alresford. Buried in New Alresford (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension, Hampshire, United Kingdom, Plot H. Row 7. Grave 1.

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