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SOUTHWICK AND BOARHUNT WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © John Simmons 2007

The Southwick and Boarhunt war memorial is to be found in St James without the Priory Church, Southwick. It takes the form of two linked brass plates plaques mounted on marble. Wooden brackets each side support flags, the left side - red and white ensigns and the right side - Union flag and RAF flag. There are 15 names for World War 1 and 2 for World War 2.

IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS
& MEN OF THE PARISHES OF SOUTHWICK
AND BOARHUNT WHO DIED GLORIOUSLY
FOR THEIR COUNTRY

1914-1918

STUBBS

Lewis Robert

Second Lieutenant 123rd Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 29/03/1918 Age 37. M C. Son of Annie Stubbs, of 60, Flint Terrace, Southwick, Fareham, Hants, and the late Robert Stubbs. Commemorated at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, XXVIII. F. 5.

STUBBS

Herbert Claude

Gunner RMA/5329 (RFR/B/819). H.M.S. "Hogue." Royal Marine Artillery. Died on 22/09/1914 Age 38. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stubbs, of Southwick; husband of Florence Stubbs, of Shirrell Heath, Botley, Hampshire. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 6.

ROWE

John

Leading Seaman 232049 H.M.S. "Good Hope" Royal Navy. Died on 01/11/1914 Age unknown. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom,1.

ROWE

George

Private PO/6361 (RMR/B/500). H.M.S. "Viknor" Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died on 13/01/1915 Age unknown. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 9.

OLDING

William E.

Private 15126 14th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 23/07/1916 Age 34. Son of Mrs. Olding, of 15, High St., Southwick, Hampshire. Commemorated at St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'avoue, Pas de Calais, France, III. G. 13.

MESSEM

William Henry

Private 8331 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 08/05/1915 Age 27. Son of Thomas Messem, of 55, High St., Southwick, Fareham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.

BLACKMAN

William V.

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BLACKMAN

David V.

Private 23601 8th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment. Died on 17/04/1918 Age 18. Son of David Blackman, of Lye Heath Farm, Southwick, Fareham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Panel, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, 72 to 75.

WARE

Stephen

Private 25032 12th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 24/04/1917 Age 34. Son of Stephen and Ellen Ware; husband of Ethel Bessie Ware, of School House, Southwick, Fareham, Hants. Born at Southwick, Fareham. Commemorated at Doiran Memorial, Greece.

BARFOOT

Alfred Bert

Serjeant PO/14384 2nd R.M. Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died on 28/04/1917 Age 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Barfoot. Served in the Somaliland Expedition, 1908-1910, and in the Persian Gulf, 1909-1914. Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 1

DANIELS

William Edward

Private 20706 2nd Bn. Coldstream Guards. Died on 09/10/1917 Age 19. Son of Mr. E. J. and Mrs. P. C. Daniels, of Beckford Green Farm, Southwick, Fareham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 9 to 10.

STEERS

George Walter

Private 749005 9th Coy Canadian Machine Gun Corps. 26/10/1917 Age 20. Son of Frederick Walter and Edith Alice Steers, of 4A Quarters, Fort Southwick, Fareham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 32.

WING

Arthur John

Flight Serjeant 3433 Royal Air Force. Died on 05/11/1918 Age 25. Son of William and Sarah Jane Wing, of Boarhunt Common, Fareham, Hampshire. Commemorated at Berlaimont Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France, B. 5.

OUGHTON

William John

Rifleman 42739 12th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles. Died on 16/08/1917 Age 35. Son of Mr. W. E. and Emma E. Oughton, of 12, The Alms Houses, Glasgow Rd., Milton, Portsmouth, Hampshire. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Blegium, Panel 138 to 140 and 162 to 162A and 163A.

WEBB

Henry

Serjeant 282244 106th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 14/09/1918 Age unknown. Husband of A. E. Webb, of Staple Cross, Southwick, Fareham, Hampshire. Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France, IV. D. 33.

1939-1945

MULLINGER

Edwin Gilbert Peter

Sergeant (Pilot) 564751 43 Sqdn. Royal Air Force. Died on 18/01/1940 Age 24. Son of Robert Henry Mullinger, and of Ada Mullinger, of Southwick, Hampshire. Commemorated at Chevington Cemetery, Northumberland, United Kingdom, Sec. B.B. Grave 148.

LEPPARD

Frederick George

Lance Corporal 5507098 Corps of Military Police. Died on 26/11/1942 Age 28. Son of Ernest John and Annie Jane Leppard; husband of Olive Irene Rose Leppard, of Tichfield Common, Hampshire. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, 4. D. 21.

Last updated 21 June, 2007

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