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RINGWOOD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Andrew Goldsmith 2015

Ringwood Memorial Cross stands in Memorial Gardens, at the junction of Christchurch Road, Mansfield Road and High Street, in Christchurch Road, Ringwood. The cross is made of Portland stone, with a metal sword in relief on the shaft of cross, and surmounts an octagonal stone plinth that bears the names of those who fell in World War 1 (111 names ) and stands on a three-stepped, octagonal, stone base. There is an additional stone on the top step of the base bearing the names of fallen of World War 2 (53 names). The memorial cost £440 and was unveiled in 1922. The names have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of reading and research.

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GREAT WAR 1914-1918

AMEY
George
Private 10536, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Gallipoli 10 August 1915. Born Cranborne, Dorset, enlisted Ringwood. Buried in EMBARKATION PIER CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Special memorial Section A. Grave 3.

Note: There are now 944 Commonwealth servicemen buried or commemorated in the cemetery. There are special memorials to 262 casualties known or believed to be buried among them but 662 of the burials are unidentified.
ANDREWS
Ernest Thomas
Private 356965, 2/4th Battalion (Territorial Force), Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds in Egypt 24 November 1917. Born and enlisted Ringwood. Formerly 11601, Army Cyclist Corps. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Secion C. Grave 90.
BAILEY
Louis [Charles]
[Spelt Lewis Charles on SDGW] Private 295360, 4th (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Killed in action 21 September 1917. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Ringwood. Son of Louis Charles and Emma Jane Bailey, of Christchurch Rd., Ringwood, Hants. Formerly 25213, Somerset Light Infantry. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52.
BALLARD
James Goulding
Private 74850, 125th Labour Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 14 June 1917. Aged 37. Born Fordingbridge, Hampshire, enlisted Bexley Heath, Kent, resident Ringwood. Son of George and Mary Ballard, of Fordingbridge, Hants; husband of Mabel Ellen Ballard, of "Abington," Broadshard, Ringwood, Hants. Formerly 27251, Royal Fusiliers and G/73636, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot I. Row F. Grave 5A.
BARNES
Bernard Frampton
Private 722860, "C" Company, 2nd/24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Wounded, missing presumed killed in action 18 September 1918. Born and resident Christchurch, enlisted Oxford Street, London. Formerly 5569, 9th Battalion, London Regiment. He was a student when he attested, Church of England, living at 47 Stour Road, Christchurch, Hampshire. Examined 6 November 1915, aged 18 years 6 months, Student at University College Southampton. Attested and passed fit for service 13 October 1915. He was posted to, and embodied in, the 3rd Battalion, London Regiment as a Rifleman on 13 November 1915 before being transferred to the 2/24th Battalion, London Regiment as a Private 6 June 1916. Mother listed as Mrs E J Barnes, Carvers House, Poulner, Ringwood as well as his sister. Father listed a Thomas H Barnes of 47 Stour Road, Barnes, Christchurch, Hampshire. Served at home 13 November 1915 to 24 June 1916, then with BEF in France 25 June 1916 to 2 December 1916, then BEF in Salonica 3 December 1916 to 15 June 1917 then Egypt 16 June 1917. Height 5 feet 10 inches, girth 36 inches. In the 1911 census he was living with his parents Thomas Henry and Emily Jane Barnes, and his sister Irene Ellen Barnes at 47 Stour Road, Christchurch, Hampshire, aged 14, at school, born Christchurch. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.
BARNWELL
Alfred John
Gunner 121092, 211th Siege Battery. Royal Garrison Artillery, Killed in action 7 May 1917. Born Ringwood, enlisted Bournemouth. Buried in LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 3.
BARROW
Ernest A
Private 10372, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 10 August 1915. Aged 19. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted WInchester. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Barrow, of "Spire View," Bull Hall, Ringwood, Hants. In the 1901 census he was the son of Harry and Julia Barrow, aged 7, born Ringwood, resident Christchurch Road, Ringwood. In the 1911 census he was living with his sister Alice and her husband, Dudley Crutcher, he was 16, a Caroeneter, born Ringwood, resident Station Road, Ringwood. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.
BARROW
Frederick George
Private 12654, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 20 November 1916. Aged 29. Son of George and Annie Barrow, of Ringwood; husband of Charlotte Nellie Barrow, of 2, Burton Rd., Christchurch, Hants. Buried in REDAN RIDGE CEMETERY NO.1, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section B Grave 44.
BARTLETT
Albert Donnett
Private 203248, 8th (Service) Battalion, Glouicestershire egiment. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 28. Born Ringwood, enlisted Grays. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett, of Ringwood, Hampshire; husband of Margaret Bartlett, (nee Maltby). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Caais, France. Bay 6.
BARTLETT
Reginald Henry D
Lance Corporal 14521, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 May 1915. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35.
BATTEN
Harold Leonard Percy
Private 260196, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 23 October 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Ringwood. Formerly 5966, Hampshire Regiment. Son of Tom and Elizabeth Batten, of Bickerley, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 18A.
BLINCOE
Sidney
Serjeant T4/038008, Heavy Transport, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 22 May 1920. Aged 28. Husband of Mary Jane Mouland (formerly Blincoe), of 8, West St., Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 151.
BOREHAM
Walter
Private 5122, 1/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 6 February 1917. Aged 34. Son of John and Susan Boreham, of Horringer, Bury St. Edmund's; husband of Alice Ivemy (formerly Boreham, nee Brown), of 1, Crowe, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Sierra Leone. Plot III. Row N. Grave 12.
BRACKLEY
George [Charles Gordon]
Ordinary Telegraphist J/54151, H.M.S. Africa, Royal Navy. Died from influenza 13 September 1918. Aged 18. Born 4 June 1900 in Acton, Middlesex. Son of Charles and Emily Brackley, of Kint Hill, Harbridge, Ringwood, Hants also of Cambridge Cottage, St. Ives. Ringwood. Buried in FREETOWN (KING TOM) CEMETERY, Sierra Leone. Plot 1. Row D. Grave 11.
BRENT
Edwin Charles
Private 20141, 1st (Garrison) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died 7 August 1917. Aged 41. Born Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. Husband of Edith Brent, of Unity Villa, Manor Rd., Ringwood, Hants. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section D. Grave 169.
BROWN, MM
Charles
Second Lieutenant Acting Captain, 242nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 25 April 1918. Aged 31. Son of Charles and Eliza Brown, of 1, Rose Cottage, Ringwood, Hants. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVII. Row A. Grave 2.
BROWN
Ernest George
Gunner 79367, 14th Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died in Mesopotamia 28 July 1916. Born Ringwood, enlisted Southampton. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot IX. Row C. Grave 7.
BROWN
[Thomas] Reginald
Driver 339 [SDGW} or 645299 [CWGC], 51st (Highland) Division Ammunition Column (Territorial Force), Royal Artillery. Died of wounds 26 December 1916. Born Ringwood, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Albert Edward and Martha Brown, of "Rougemont," 7, St. Mary's Rd., Bournemouth. Buried in BOUZINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row I. Grave 8.
CLAPPERTON
J M
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COBB
Percy [Phillip]
Private 31030 [SDGW] or 31630 [CWGC], "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 April 1917. Born and enlisted Ringwood, resident Upper Kingstone, Hampshire. Son of Charles Thomas and Rose Cobb, of Upper Kingston, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in HIGHLAND CEMETERY, ROCLINCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 12.
COOMBS
Stanley Victor
Ordinary Seaman J/38842, H.M.S. Tartar, Royal Navy. Killed by explosion 17 June 1917, at Sea. Aged 18. Born 10 February 1899, in Fordingbridge. Son of Elijah and Jane Coombs, of 59, The Hundred, Romsey, Hants. Height 5 feet 4½ inches, chest 32 inches, hair brown, eyes grey. complexion fresh. Shop Assistant before joining the Navy. Enlisted 10 February 1917 for the duration of the hostilities. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot S. Grave 143.
COX
E V
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CUMMINGS
William James
[Spelt CUMMINS on SDGW & CWGC] Private 25679, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 19 February 1917. Aged 35. Born Hungerford, Berkshire, enlisted Ringwood. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Cummins, of 43, East St., Andover; husband of Lottie Louise Cummins, of 86, Ensbury Park Rd., Winton, Bournemouth. Buried in BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 57.
DAVIS
Frank Curtis
Private 9276, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, Died of wounds 26 May 1915. Aged 18. Born and resident Ringwood, enlistd Winchester. Son of Albert John and Caroline Davis, of 1, Park View, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 44.
DRAPER
Reginald Thomas
[Listed a T R DRAPER on memorial] Private TF/292437, 3/10th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 5 October 1917. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Ringwood. Son of Thomas and Ada Draper, of 4, Park View, Ringwood, Hants. Before entering the service he had been a Grocer's Assistant. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 113 to 115.
DYMOTT
Edwin
Warrant Telegraphist 202886, H.M.S. Tipperary, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship 1 June 1916. Born 3 December 1882 in Ringwood. He signed up for 12 years 3 December 1900 and then resigned 21 November 1912 to completion. Height 5 feet 5 inchs, light brown hair, eyes grey, complexion fair. Married either Laura Sarah Polden in the October to December Quarter 1905 in Ringwood Registration District, Hampshire. In the 1901 census he was the son of Edward and Emily A Dymott, aged 8, a scholar, born Ringwood, resident Mansfield Close, Ringwood. In the 1911 census he was aged 28, married to Laura Sarah with one daughter Marjorie May; he was a Royal Navy Petty Officer Telegraphist, born Ringwood, Hampshire, resident 8 Sandringham Road, Kingston, Portsmouth, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 11.

Note: Tipperary led the 4th Flotilla at the Battle of Jutland under Captain C. J. Wintour. Tipperary and her squadron pressed home determined torpedo attacks on the German main battle line as it escaped across the rear of the British fleet during the night action, starting at approximately 23:20 on 31 May 1916. The 4th Flotilla sank the German light cruiser SMS Frauenlob, but Tipperary and many of the other British destroyers were sunk or badly damaged. These engagements took place at such close range that some of Tipperary's squadron were able to hit the German dreadnoughts with their small 4-inch guns, causing casualties that included command officers on the bridges.

HMS Tipperary was sunk on 1 June 1916 by 5.9-inch (150 mm) fire from the secondary battery of the German dreadnought SMS Westfalen with the loss of 185 hands from her crew of 197.
FAULKNER
Albert Samuel
Private 10461, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment/ Killed in action at Gallipoli 10 August 1915. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Ringwood. Son of Mrs. Emma Alice Faulkner. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.
FEW
William Ernest
Lance Corporal 1028, 8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 4 June 1915. Aged 19. Born 14 July 1895 in Waltham, Hampshire. Son of William Edward and Nancy Few, of Ringwood, Hampshire. Shoemaker by trade. Unmarriied. Enlisted and passed fit 22 September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec, Canada, aged 19 years 2 months, height 5 feet 7½ inches, girth 34 inches, complexion fair, eyes blue/grey, hair fair, religious denomination Church of England. Buried in BROWN'S ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, FESTUBERT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 17. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3067 - 4
FRY
Ernest Tom
Private 25574, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 April 1918. Aged 38. Born and enlisted Ringwood. Husband of Hannah Jane Fry, of 4, Ringwood Rd., Totton, Southampton. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 73.
GARLAND
Albert Edward
Private 17020, 8th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died of wounds in United Kingdom 21 May 1917. Aged 28. Born Ringwood, enlisted Bournemouth, resident Upper Parkstone, Dorset. Son of Frederick and Ellen Garland; husband of K. E. James (formerly Garland), of 215, Wimborne Rd., Poole. Born at Ringwood, Hants. Buried in POOLE (BRANKSOME) CEMETERY, Dorset. Grave reference: B. QQ. 5 "C.".
GIBBS
Albert
Private 57602, 38th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 21 August 1918. Aged 35. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. Only son of James Gibbs, of Ringwood. Formerly 25678, Hampshire Regiment. Buried in FORCEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot 4. Row E. Grave 9.
GONNE, MC
Michael Edward
Captain, 54 Squadron, Royal Air Force and 3rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed 8 August 1918. Aged 19. Son of Henry and Grace Staveley Gonne, of The Homestead, Ringwood, Hants. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row I. Grave 11.
GUY
A E
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GUY
Harry Charles
Private 401, 2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action 6 August 1915. Aged 23. Born Ringwood, Hampshire. Son of Fred and Elizabeth Guy, of 50, Bagunne Rd., Upper Kingston, Ringwood, Hants. Educated at the National School, Ringwood. Trained as a Farmer. Emigrated aged 20. No known grave. Commemorated on LONE PINE MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 17. See Australian Roll of Honour Circular
GUY
Henry Shepherd
Able Seaman 218521, H.M.S. Marmion, Royal Navy. Drowned 21 October 1917. Born 11 July 1884 in Kew, Surrey. Son of G. G. and Fanny Guy, of Hangersley Hill, Ringwood, Hants. Gardener before enlisting in the Navy. Enlisted 29 April 1915 for the duration of the hostilities. Height 5 feet 4 inches. hair brown, eyes brown, complexion fresh. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 21.
GUY
L J
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HAINE
Charles William
[Listed as HAIME on CWGC] Private 25375, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action in the Balkans 1 September 1918. Aged 39. Born West Lulworth, Dorset, enlisted Ringwood. Husband of Mabel Annie Haime, of 3, Quomp Rd., Ringwood, Hants. Buried in KARASOULI MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Section C. Grave 690.
HARDY
Charles Walter
Lance Corporal 29655, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 23. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Southampton. Son of George and Ada Elizabeth Hardy, of Nursery Rd., Ringwood, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162.
HARDY
Reginald William
Private 29653, 15th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 7 October 1916. Aged 20. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Southampton. Son of George and Ada Elizabeth Hardy, of Nursery Rd., Ringwood, Hants. Buried in A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row J. Grave 10.
HART
E G
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HEAD
Arthur
Private 12935, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Petersfield, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.
HEALEY
E D
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HENBEST
Arthur Lewis
Private 14964, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 21 August 1915. Aged 19. Born Bartley, Hampshire, enlisted Brockenhurst, resident Ringwood. Son of Harry and Alice Henbest, of 9, Thorn Hill Row, Stanhope Lines, Aldershot. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.
HODGES
Robert Grundy
Acting Corporal 202876, 2/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 September 1918. Aged 38. Born Ash, Somerset, enlisted Ringwood, resident Merton, Kingsfield, Ringwood. Son of George and Eliza Hodges, of Ash, Martock, Somerset; husband of Ellen Lyne Hodges, of "Merton," College Rd., Ringwood, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 6.
HOLLOWAY
Alfred James
Cook's Mate M/5844, H.M.S. Stonecrop, Royal Navy. Killed oin duty 18 September 1917. Aged 22. Born 29 January 1895 in Ringwood, Hampshire. Son of Thomas and Rosina Holloway, of Bay Tree Farm, Ringwood, Hants. Fishmonger before enlisting. Enlisted 13 April 1913 for 12 years, heoght 5 feet 6 inches. chest 35 inches, hair dark brown, eyes brown, complexionm fresh. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 26.
HOPKINS
William Charles
Private G/21545, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 25 November 1917. Born Ringwood, enlisted Maidstone. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 7.
JAMES
A
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JANES
Arthur
Private 9348, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 November 1914. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Ringwood. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Janes. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 6.
JOHNS
Edward Tregonwell
Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3 April 1918, Aged 24. Son of Francis Arthur and Ada Johns, of Ringwood, Hants. Buried in BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 25.
KEBBY
Phineas
Private 265251, 11th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Died of wounds 6 September 1917. Aged 32. Born at Blashford, nr. Ringwood, Hants, enlisted Brockenhurst, resident Ringwood. Son of Eli and Alice Kebby, of Ampfield, nr. Romsey, Hants. Formerly 32960, Worcestershire Regiment. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot H. Row 5. Grave 16.
KENDALL
A [T]
Private G/111014, 44th Garrison Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 27 February 1919. Aged 31. Son of the late William and Janet Kendall, of Crowe, nr. Ringwood, Hants; husband of Edith Kendall, of Castletop, Burley, nr. Brockenhurst, Hants. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot V. Row G. Grave 8.
KENDALL
B
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LONG

Augustus William

Private 123714, Machine Gun Corps. Died of wounds 10 August 1917. Aged 21. Discharged 11 April 1919 as unfit to serve due to wounds received (Para. 392 (xvi) King's Regulation B. 1. of Army Order 11). Silver badge number B275177, issued 29 August 1919 (after his death). Enlisted 5 June 1916. Death registered in the July to September Quarter 1919. Entitled to the Victory and British War Medals. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1898 in Ringwood. In the 1901 census he was the son of Annie Long, aged 2, born Rigwood, resident Hightown, Ringwood, Hampshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, son of William and Annie Long, at school, born Ringwood, resident Crowe, Ringwood, Hampshire. See also Bisterne.
LOWNDES
Richard Forbes
Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion attached 1st Battalion (Battalion Lewis Gun Officer), King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 14 November 1916. Aged 19. Son of Sir George Lowndes, K.C.S.I., R.C., of Crow Hill Ringwood, Hants, and of Hilda Julia, his wife (nee Forbes). Buried in FRANKFURT TRENCH BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 16.
LUCAS
Baron
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MAJOR
Thomas
Stoker 1st Class K/17731, H.M.S. Black Prince, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 21. Born 11 November 1894 in Christchurch, Hampshire. Son of Annie Kate Major, of 6, Moortown, Ringwood, and the late Charles William Major. No known grave, Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 19.
MAYWELL
W
Serjeant 240174, 1st/5th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 24 April 1919. Aged 29. Son of Joseph and Sarah Ann Maywell, of Moortown, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section C. Grave 24.
MELBOURNE
A Frank
[Listed as Frank MELBOURNE on SDGW] Private 4667 [SDGW} or 4669 [CWGC], 3rd (King's Own) Hussars. Died of wounds 19 September 1914. Born, resdent and enlisted Ringwood. Husband of C. Melbourne, of 1, Jubilee Cottage, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in VAILLY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row AA. Grave 28.
MELBOURNE
Ernest [James]
Rifleman 574223, 17th (County of London) Battalion (Poplar and Stepney Rifles), London Regiment. Died 29 October 1917. Born Ringwood, enlisted Lewisham. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section F. Grave 376.
MELBOURNE
T
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MESHER
J
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MEW
Joseph
Private PO/16469, H.M.S. Hampshire, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed when vessel struck a mine off the Orkney Islands 5 June 1916. Aged 21. Born 7 August 1895 in Ringwood. Son of Ambrose and Emily Mew, of 10, Moortown, Ringwood. Admitted to Ringwood National/Church of England Primary School 1899 and 1903. Grocer's Assistant before enlisting. Height 5 2¾ inches, complexion fresh, eyes brown, hair brown. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 22.
MIDDLETON
Frederick John
Private 24933, 14th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 31. Born Hura, Hampshire, enlisted Brockenhurst, residenr Ringwood. Son of Edward Middleton, of Sandford, Ringwood; husband of Elsie E. Witt (formerly Middleton), of The Smith's Arms, Ringwood, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162
MIDDLETON
Walter W
Lance Corporal 50980, 14th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 27 August 1918. Aged 29. Born Bro0ckenhurst, resident Verwood, Dorset. Son of Edward and Love Middleton, of Sandford, Ringwood, Hants; husband of Bessie Kate Stratton (formerly Middleton), of Thatch Croft, Newtown, Verwood, Wimborne, Dorset. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot XXII. Row E. Grave 3.
MILLS
Alfred George
Private 14962, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 10 August 1915. Aged 17. Born Anginering, Sussex, enlisted Brockenhurst, resident Ringwood. Son of Alfred William and Alice Mills, of The Kennels, Moortown, Ringwood, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.
MINCHINTON
Sydeny Herbert
Serjeant 276626, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 26. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. Son of the late William and Christian Mary Minchinton, of Ringwood, Hants; husband of Margaret Ann Minchinton, of 23, Morecambe View, Oubas Hill, Ulverston, Lancs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
MINTY
Fred J
Private 201876, 1/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 11 March 1917. Aged 20. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Bournemouth. Son of Alfred and Ellen Minty, of Christchurch Rd., Ringwood, Hants. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XIII. Row D. Grave 16.
MINTY
Samuel Hatton
[Spelt MINTEY on CWGC] Serjeant 98031, 115th Battery, 25th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 22 February 1919. Aged 26. Only son of Alexander and Henrietta Mintey, of Southend House, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot IX. Row B. Grave 17.
NEWELL
Charles
Driver T/36005, Horse Trasnport Royal Army Service Corps attached to 2nd South Midland Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in Egypt 16 November 1917. Aged 19. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. Son of R. V. and Sarah Newell, of 14, Crow Crossing, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section P. Grave 51.
NEWMAN
Henry George
Private 29588, "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 18 October 1916. Aged 18. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. Son of Harry and Mary Newham, of Hightown Hill, Ringwood, Hants. Formerly 17893, Hampshire Regiment. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 20.
PAY
Roland G
Private 33783, 15th Battalion, Warwickshire Regiment. Died 14 April 1918. Aged 21. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted London. Son of Kate Rushbrooke (formerly Pay), of 77, Charles St., Newark, and the late George Pay. Formerly 115881, Royal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2 and 3.
PECKHAM
Walter
Serjeant 5788, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 1 June 1915. Aged 35. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Wimborne, Dorset. Son of Joseph William and Mary Ellen Peckham, of The Furlong, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in COVENTRY (LONDON ROAD) CEMETERY, Warwickshire. Section 226. Grave 124.
PERRETT
Ralph Frederick Fall
Musician RMB/12418 [elsewhere 1498], H.M.S. Monmouth, Royal Marine Band. Killed in action at the Battle of Coronel 1 November 1914. Aged 20. Born 3 October 1894 in Ringwood. Son of Charles John and Harriett Fanny Perrett, of Mansfield, Ringwood, Hants; brother of Raymond (below). Enrolled in Royal Marines 14 January 1909 as a schoolboy, aged 14 years 3 months and 11 days, at Eastney Barracks. Played the Clarinet, Violin and Bassoon. Church of England. Height 5 feet, complexion dark, eyes grey. hair dark brown. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hamsphire. Panel 6.
PERRETT
Raymond George Fall
Private 29926, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 24 March 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Ringwood. Son of Charles John and Harriet Fanny Perrett, of "Greycot," Southend, Ringwood, Hants; brother of Ralph (above). Formerly 8/2110, Training Reserve Battalion. Buried in GRAND-SERAUCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 9.
PHAIR
Edwin [Elliott]
Private M2/115619, 621st M.T. Company, Royal Army Service Corps attached to 60th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in United Kingdom 10 March 1917. Aged 36. Enlisted London, resident Ringwood. Son of Edwin Elliott Phair and Ellen Phair, of Foulville, St. Ives, Ringwood, Hants. Creamated at LEEDS (LAWNSWOOD) CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Commemorated on Screen Wall W. 449.
PILLY
Ernest
[Spelt PILLEY on SDGW & CWGC] Private 4617, 12th (Prince of Wales Royal) Lancers. Died of wounds 1 June 1917. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Winchester. Buried in TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot X. Row B. Grave 11.
POTTS
J W
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RAWLINS
W C
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ROGERS
Edward John
Private 2801, 1/4th Battalion (Territorial Force), Hampshire Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 5 May 1916. Born Ringwood, enlisted Bournemouth. Buried in KUT WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Section Q. Grave 3.
SAINT
Ernest George
Private PO/17066, H.M.S. Leviathan, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 6 September 1915. Aged 18. Born 2 January 1897 in Ringwood. Son of Frances Saint, of New St., Ringwood, Hants, and John Saint. Admitted to Ringwood National/Church of England Primary Schools, Ringwood, 1900 and 1903. In the 191 census he was an errand boy, son of Fanny Saint, a boarder, aged 14, born Ringwood, resident Moortown, Ringwood, Hampshire. Buried in HALIFAX (ST. JOHN'S) CEMETERY, Nova Scotia, Canada. Section P. Naval. Row S. Grave Q.
SEABRIGHT
George Alfred
[Listed as Alfred George on Australian Roll of Honour] Private 290, 11th Battery, Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery. Died 12 October 1917. Aged 25. Son of James and Emma Seabright, of 7, New St., Ringwood, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31.
SEYMOUR
George
Private 91611, 153rd Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 21 July 1918. Aged 36. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. Son of Robert and Mary Seymour, of Poulner Hill, Ringwood, Hants. Formerly 21119 [SDGW] or 21113 [CWGC], Devonshire Regiment. Buried in FIENVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme. France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 12.
SHERMAN
A
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SHUTLER
William C
Serjeant 8097, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 15 November 1915. Born Fordingbridge, Hampshire, enlisted Salsibury, resident Ringwood. Buried in PLOEGSTEERT WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot III. Row H. Grave 2.
SMALL
George
Private 15656, 11th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 November 1917. Aged 27. Born and residenr Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. Son of Charles and Mary Ann Small, of 16, Gate House, Crow Crossing, Ringwood, Hants. Buried in ST. LEGER BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section G. Grave 1.
SMITH
Thomas Henry
Band Corporal 1294, H.M.S. Queen Mary, Royal Marine Band. Lost with his ship at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 24. Born 2 December 1892 In Portsmoouth. Enlisted at Eastney 17 April 1907. Son of Benjamin Henry and Margaret Smith, of "Minla," Fairlie Estate, Ringwood, Hants. Roman Catholic. Schoolboy at enlistment. Height 5 feet 6½ inches, complexion fresh, eyes grey hair auburn. Formerly 11966, Royal Marine Artillery. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL: MEMORIAL, Hamsphire. Panel 22.
SPURGIN
Harold Jerrold
[Listed as H G SPURGIN on memorial] Corporal G/3311, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 15 July 1916. Aged 21. Born Thornton Heath, Surrey, enlisted Croydon. Son of Frederic and Emma Spurgin, of Fairlie Estate, Ringwood, Hants. Born at Croydon, Surrey. Buried in ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 11.
STANTON
G
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STEELE
Harry Bertram
Private 25499, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died 18 October 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Ringwood. Formerly 22684, Somerset Light Infantry. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A.
STEELE
Leslie Ronald
Private 35195, Depot, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds in United Kingdom 26 August 1918. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Winchester. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot Y. Grave 143.
STREET
Herbert
Private 15245, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 7 July 1915. Aged 38. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. Son of Harry and Rose Street, of Christchurch Rd., Ringwood, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.
STRIDE
Sidney Arthur
[Transcribed as S R STRIDE from memorial] Gunner 75767, 132nd Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 26 April 1918. Aged 27. Born and resident Burley, Hampshire, enlisted Ringwood. Son of Phillip and Fanny Stride, of Burley, Brockenhurst; husband of Emily Kate Stride, of 4, Quomp Rd., Ringwood, Hants. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot XI. Row F. Grave 8B.
TANNER
Frederick [John]
Private 4678, 1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 August 1916. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Dorchester. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
TANNER
J H
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TOPP
Barry Martin
Private 33291, 1st Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 10 March 1917. Enlisted Winchester, resident Ringwood. Formerly 26108, Hampshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 D.
TRUSSELL
S
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WAREHAM
Albert Edward
Leading Seaman (Boatman C.G.) 204118, H.M.S. Monmouth, Royal Navy. Killed when his ship was sunk by "Scharnhorst" and "Gneisenau" off Valparaiso 1 November 1914. Born 5 August 1883 in Poulner, Hampshire. Husband of Janet G Wareham of, 41 Harold Rd, Southsea, Portsmouth. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 1.
WARREN
Albert Edward
Private 3305, 1st Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal berkshire Regiment). Died 20 April 1917. Aged 33. Born Tincleton, Devon, enlisted Ringwood. Formerly 26396, Hampshire Regiment. Son of Herbert and Rosina Warren, of Spy Farm, Lytchett Matravers, Poole, Dorset; husband of Lily Elizabeth Warren, of Parsonage Barn Lane, Ringwood, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
WESTON
W C
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WILCOX, DSM
Frederick Ernest Victor
[Spelt WILLCOX on CWGC & Naval Records] Corporal PO/16936, Portsmouth Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action in the Dardenelles 13 July 1915. Aged 22. Born 15 June 1893 in Alverstoke, Hampshire. Son of Mr. F. J. Willcox, of "Gallipoli," St. Leonard's, Ringwood, Hants. Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.) and Menioned in Despatches. Oriignally an Iron Foundry Worker. Enlisted 7 July 1910. Heoght 5 feet 11¼ inches. complexion fresh, eyes hazel, hair brown, religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 2 to 7.

Enlisted Southampton 7 July 1913; Portsmouth Battalion at Dunkirk & Defence of Antwerp 1914; MEF 28 February 1915 until his death

Promoted Corporal 13 November 1914, Acting Sergeant 1 May 1915, Sergeant (undated); 27 December 1915 Awarded Certificate for gallant & courageous conduct in action on 6 May at Kaba Tepe; DSM (Private - Acting Sergeant) London Gazette 13 September 1915 page 9065-6; Mentioned in Despatch of GOC in C. MEF 22 September 1915 (London Gazette 5 November 1915 page 11000).; An Iron Foundry Labourer; b.Alverstoke, Gosport 15 June 1893; Son of Frederick J. & Harriett Willcox, of Rose Cottage, St. Leonard's, Ringwood, later of"Gallipoli", St. Leonard's, Ringwood, Hampshire.; 1914 Star issued to father 22 September 1919, clasp issued 10 October 1922.
WILSON
Charles
Private 7922, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1914. Aged 25. Born Topecliffe, Yorkshire, enlisted Winchester, resident Ringwood. Son of Richard and Eliza Wilson; husband of Emilie Rainey (formerly Wilson), of 6, Oakdale Rd., Longfleet, Poole, Dorset. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 22 and 23.
WILSON
Richard [Lawrence]
Private 9058, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed on or around 25 March 1917. Born Masham, Yorkshire, enlisted WInchester, resident Ringwood. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEORIAL, Iraq. Panel 22 and 63.
WIMBUSH, DFC
Ewart Austin Bourchier
Flight Sub-Lieutenant, "C" Squadron, 62 Wing (Imbros Air Station), Royal Naval Air Service. Shot down by hostile aircraft during evening reconnaissance patrol and killed 23 May 1918. Aged 21. Born 23 May 1897. Son of Maud Howland Jackson (formerly Wimbush), of Netherbrook, Ringwood, Hants, and the late John Bourchier Wimbush. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). No known grave. Commemorated on HAIDAR PASHA MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli).

Commissioned Temporary Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 7 October 1914; Benbow Battalion at Crystal Palace 9 January 1915; 1 May 1915 1st Reserve Battalion Blandford; 15 May 1915 to HMS "Excellent."; Wounded in action 9 May 1917 (Western Front) Pilot of Sopwith Triplane N.5458 of 8 (Naval) Squadron; Since joining Air Force has flown Leandron, Curtis, Avro BE2C, BE2A, Bristol Scout, Sopwith Fighter, Sopwith Bomber, Sopwith Pup, Sopwith Triplane, Camel. Has shot down two enemy scouts, Albatross D3 in flames, one Halberstadt completely out of control. Has taken part in Goeben operations & other raids
WISEMAN
Archibald
Corporal 3/7144 [CWGC] or S/7144 [SDGW], 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's). Killed in action in the Persian Gulf 6 April 1916. Aged 28. Born Bisterne, Hampshire, enlisted Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey. Son of Charles T. and Eliza Wiseman, of Bisterne Common, Ringwood, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 37 and 64.
WITCHER
F H
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WITCHER
W E
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WITT
Arthur
Private 15830, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 October 1917. Born and resident Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162.
WITT
Harry
Private 45727, 15th (Service) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11 August 1918. Born Ringwood, enlisted Brockenhurst, resident Linford, Hampshire. Buried in ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 10.
YOUNG
Albert Edward [William]
Private 301452, 1/8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 1 October 1917. Enlisted Winchester, resident Ringwood. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXVII. Row C. Grave 2A.
YOUNG
Charles [Henry]
Private 3/4703, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 20 December 1914. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Ringwood, resident Breamore. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Young, of Rockbourne, Salisbury. Native of Breamore, Hants. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY, NORD, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 7.
YOUNG
Ethelburt F
Private 10531 [SDGW} or 10131 [CWGC], 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 26. Born Ruckford Common, Hampshire, enlisted Ringwood. Son of Robert and Eliza Young, of Ashley, Ringwood, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme. France. Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.
1939-1945
BARLOW
Richard George
Captain 117760, Royal Corps of Signals. Died during the japanese invasion of Malaya 19 January 1942. Buried in KRAMJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore. Exact location of grave not known. Special Memorial Plot 20. Row C. Grave 11.
BARRELL
Francis George
Aircraftman 2nd Class 1863079, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4 September 1943, at Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Aged 18. Son of Francis James Barrell and Lilian Beatrice Barrell, of Poulner, Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot Y. Grave 276.
BOWEY
Cecil Leslie
Aircraftman 2nd Class 1099624, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22 March 1942. Aged 21. Son of John and Alice Jane Bowey, of Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot Z. Grave 281.
BREWER
Alfred
Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1165987, 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 30 November 1942. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot Z. Grave 283.
BROWN
Peter Norman
Flying Officer (Flying Instructor) 126591, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 3 March 1944. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot Y. Grave 278.
BUSH
E
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CHAMPION
John Grimes
Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 127810, 198 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 31 July 1944. Aged 22. Son of Arthur James Champion and Marjorie Frances Champion, of Ringwood, Hampshire. Buried in RYES WAR CEMETERY, BAZENVILLE, Calvados, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 4.
CODRINGTON
T M
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COLLIS
Leslie
Sergeant 1339327, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 25 September 1943. Aged 19. Son of Christopher and Verena May Collis, of Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot Y. Grave 277.
COX
D
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DEBBEN
R E
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DUNCOMBE
Gerald Alfred
Gunner 14499317, Royal Artillery. Died 30 November 1943. Aged 18. Son of William Charles and Maggie Duncombe, of Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot X. Grave 280.
FAULKNER
William
Lace Corporal 1451093, Pioneer Corps. Died 19 June 1945. Aged 38. Son of William and Kate Faulkner; husband of Elsie May Faulkner, of Stockwell, London. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 59. Row D. Grave 8.
FIELD
C B
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FIELD
Dorothy A
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FRAMPTON
[F?/P?/E?]
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FRASER
H D
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GREENFIELD
R E
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GULLIVER
J W
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GUROWSKI
R
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HAWKINS
S F
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HEMSTRIDGE
Cecil
Stoker 2nd Class P/KX 95865, H.M.S. Royal Oak, Royal Navy. Died 14 October 1939. Aged 19. Son of William and Lily Hemstridge, of Ringwood, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 35, Column 2.
HERBERT
H R
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HONEYWILL
H E
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HYDE, DSM
Frederick
Chief Engine Room Artificer D/MX 57457, H.M.S. Northray II, Royal Navy. Died 10 November 1943. Aged 49. Son of Samuel and Emma Hyde; husband of Winifred Margaret Annie Hyde, of Ringwood. Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.). Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot X. Grave 279.
JONES
Jack
Sapper 2074800, Royal Engineers. Died 19 August 1943. Aged 28. Son of Jack and Ellen Jones, of Ringwood, Hampshire. Buried in FAJARA WAR CEMETERY, Gambia. Plot 4. Row D. Grave 2.
KING
H F
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LAWFORD
Donald
Private 5572757, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 21 July 1943. Aged 26. Son of Walter James Lawford, and of Julia Lawford, of Ringwood, Hampshire. Buried in CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Italy. Plot II. Row A. Grave 2.
LUCKHAM
Walter James
Private 14524417, Pioneer Corps. Died 25 April 1943. Aged 34. Son of Alfred Herbert and Ellen Luckham, of Ringwood; husband of Gladys A. Luckham, of Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot X. Grave 278.
LYNHAM
Gerald Richard
Captain 204505, 137 Mechanical Equioment Company, Royal Engineers. Died 31 March 1943. Aged 25. Son of Barrington and Elizabeth Gertrude Lynham, of Ringwood, Hampshire. Buried in TABARKA RAS RAJEL WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot 2. Row C. Grave 14.
MARSH
Wilfrid Charles
Sergeant (Observer) 1312151, 102 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 April 1943. Aged 31. Son of Frank Ashton Marsh and Eda Ellen Marsh; husband of May Lena Marsh, of Ringwood, Hampshire. Buried in ESBJERG (FOURFELT) CEMETERY, Denmark. Plot A. Row 10. Grave 17.
MEECH
A D
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PALMER
Cyril William Edwy
Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) 1323654, 428 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22 September 1943. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Palmer, of Ringwood, Hampshire. Buried in BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY, Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 27. Row C. Collective grave 4-9.
PEGLER
G
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PILBROW
Keith Wyatt
Aircraftman 2nd Class 1896653, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27 March 1944. Aged 18. Son of Frank Wyatt Pilbrow and Mabel Agnes Pilbrow, of Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot Y. Grave 279.
PLUMLEY
H
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PORTER
Reginald Freeman
Gunner 1684050, 7/4 Maritime Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 11 June 1942. Aged 28. Son of William George and Amelia Charlotte Porter; husband of Anne Lily Porter, of Ringwood, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 77, Column 3.
PRING
Norman Gardner
Lieutenant-Commander, H.M.S. Dorsetshire, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 5 April 1942. Aged 36. Son of Leonard and Clarice Pring; husband of Margaret Pring, of Ringwood, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 77, Column 1.
PRIVETT
Reginald Douglas
Aircraftman 1st Class 1512138, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8 March 1943. Aged 37. Son of Henry Douglas and Elizabeth Ellen Privett, of Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot G. Grave 154.
RISDON
John
Petty Officer Cook D/347609, H.M.S. Adventure, Royal Navy. Died 13 November 1939. Aged 51. Son of Henry and Elizebeth Risdon; husband of Nellie Risdon, of Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot X. Grave 141.
ROGERS
J H
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RUSSELL
Ronald [Victor]
Sapper 1875908, 9 (Airborne) Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 18 September 1944. Aged 24. Son of Victor Harry and Bessie Russell, of Ringwood, Hampshire; husband of C. A. Russell. No known grave. Commemorated on GROESBEEK MEMORIAL, Gelderland, Netherlands. Panel 2.
SCOTT
G A
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SEABRIGHT
R
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SEYMOUR
Albert George
Lance Corporal 7937135, 22nd Dragoons, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 28 March 1945. Aged 33. Husband of Ada F. Seymour, of Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot X. Grave 281.
SEYMOUR
C F
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SKEATS
Harold Leslie
[Trascribed as H E SKEATS] Marine PO/X 1845. Royal Marines. Died 1 December 1942. Aged 26. Son of William and Frances Skeats, of Ringwood; husband of Beatrice M. E. Skeats, of Poulner, Ringwood. Buried in RINGWOOD CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot X. Grave 277.
SMALL
R F
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STEELE
Arthur Ernest
Sapper 14645829 [CGWC states 14645839], 234th Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in Normandy 2 July 1944. Aged 27. Youngest son of John and Agnes Steele of Market Place, Ringwood; husband of Alfreda Winnifred Mary Ellen Steele, of Paignton, Devon. Buried in LA DELIVRANDE WAR CEMETERY, DOUVRES, Calvados, France. Plot IX. Row E. Grave 6.
TALBOT
F J
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WELBY
M
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WHITE
R C
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YOUNG
Peter Hugh Harold
Lance Corporal T/71203, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 3 September 1944. Aged 24. Son of Frederick Charles and Mary Ann Young, of Ringwood, Hampshire. Buried in ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot IX. Row A. Grave 1.

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