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PURBROOK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Carolynn Langley 2006

The Purbrook War Memorial is in the form of a wooden lych gate, at the entrance to St John the Baptist Church, with bronze plaques on the left and right hand sides of the interior. The left hand plaque contains the names from World War 1 and the right hand plaque those from World War 2. The World War 2 plaue is still to be transcribed.

Photograph Copyright © Paul Goodwin

1914 THE SUPREME SACRIFICE 1918

1914-1918

SAVILL

Herbert John

Capt. Royal Navy HMS HAMPSHIRE Died 5th June 1916 age 46 Son of Lt.Col. S. G. Civil, of Boleyns, Bocking, Braintree, Essex. Commonwealth War Dead commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial ref: 10

LYNCH-STAUNTON, DSO and Bar

Reginald Kirkpatrick

Lieutenant Colonel Royal Field Artillery 220th Bde. H.Q. died 7th November 1918 age 38 Son of George Staunton Lynch-Staunton, J.P., and Margaret Hasler Lynch-Staunton, of Purbrook, Hampshire. Commonwealth War Dead Baghdad ( North GATE )War cemetery Ref: X.E.14

PHILLIPS

P

Sergeant RHA No current information

BUTCHER

C

Probably:Corporal 7736 1st Dorsetshire Regiment Died 15th September 1914 Commonwealth War Dead Hautrage Military Cemetery Ref; Sp. Mem. 2.

HAYTER

W

Driver 315312 Royal Garrison Artillery Died 19th March 1917 Son of Mrs. Hayter, of Chapel View, Purbrook. Commonwealth War Dead Buried north of the vestry in Purbrook (St. John the Baptist) churchyard.

TAYLOR

R.F

Gunner 315289 Royal Garrison Artillery 1st/1st (West Hants) Bty. Died 22nd March 1918 age 21 Son of Richard and Ellen Taylor, of Ivy Cottage, Purbrook, Cosham. Commonwealth War Dead Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux Ref:II G 26

ROBINSON

F

Probably: Gunner 284290 Royal Garrison Artillery 22nd Heavy Bty. Died 11th October 1917 Commonwealth War Dead Mendingham Military Cemetery Ref: VII C,49

ALLAN

Michael George

Private 10353 Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Died 4th November 1914 age 19 Son of Michael and Agnes Allen, of Portsdown Dairy, Cosham, Hants. Commonwealth War Dead commemorated; Ypres (Menin Gate) memorial ref: Panel 33

BONE

R

Private PO/15058 Royal Marine Light Infantry (William James Mortimer) on Grave Died 13th September 1918 Son of Richard Bone of Hale's Cottage, Southwick, Fareham, Hants Commonwealth War Dead Buried in Purbrook (st. John the Baptist) churchyard.

BUTCHER

w

Private 9863 Dorsetshire "C" Coy. 1st Bn died 12th October 1915 age 25 Son of Alfred and Mary Ann Butcher, late of Thorney Rd., Emsworth, Hampshire. Commonwealth War Dead Carnoy Military Cemetery ref; T.2

MOORE

F

Private MGC Corporal (on cwgc) 128635 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 24th Battn. Died 8th October 1918 age29 Husband of Mabel Emily Moore, of Ivy Cottage, Purbrook, Cosham, Hants. Commonwealth War Dead Anneux British Cemetery ref:II H.26

MOORE

H

Probably: Private 10518 1st Battn. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Died 31st December 1918 Commonwealth War Dead buried Hamburg Cemetery Ref; II.a.2

TAYLOR

W

Private 31603 Wiltshire Regiment 6th battn. Died 16th June 1917 age 45 Son of Richard H. and Jane Taylor; husband of Annie Taylor, of 1, Norman Cottages, Cowplain, Cosham. Born at Cowplain, Cosham Commonwealth War Dead buried: Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery Ref:Z544

1939-1945
To be transcribed and researched

 

Buried in the churchyard not on memorial

READ

Audrey Constance

Wren Women's Royal Naval Service H.M.S. Pembroke III. Died 2nd November 1943 Commonwealth War Dead buried: S.W. of church, lower portion of churchyard. Purbrook (st. John the Baptist) churchyard.

Last updated 19 September, 2006

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