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WARBLINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Warblington war memorial is to be found at St Thomas A'Becketts Church. It contains the names of 32 men who died in World War 1. Additionally in the churchyard there graves of 10 men not named on the memorial but most are named on the Emsworth Roll of Honour.

Photographs Ciopyright © Graham Parsons 2008

1914-1918

BLATHWAYT

H W

Major 30/11/1917 "A" Bty. 74th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 30/11/1917 Age Unknown. Husband of H. W. Blathwayt, of Drewsborough, Denville, Havant, Hampshire. Commemorated at Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres, Nord, France, II. A. 26.

CORDER

Hugh Gerald Annerley

Lieutenant 2nd Bn. Welsh Regiment. Died on 09/05/1915 Age 21. Son of Major A. Annerley Corder, of Glendoone, Havant, Hampshire. Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panels 23 and 24.

CARR

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CAMPBELL

John William Ronald

Lieutenant 3rd Bn. Worcestershire Regiment. Died on 14/04/1918 Age 24. M C. Son of the late Gen. Sir William Campbell, K.C.B. (late R.M.A.), and of Lady Campbell, formerly of "Marchwood," Malvern, Worcs. Commemorated at Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium, Panel 5.

COLLIS

Lancelot Henry George

Private 26911 15th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 29/03/1917 Age 36. Son of Mary Pomfronay (formerly Collis), of "Yolanda," Denville, Havant, Hants, and the late James Collis. Commemorated at Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, AA. 25. AA. 25.

CRABTREE

S R

Commander H.M. Yacht "Zaida" Royal Navy. Died on 30/09/1916 Age unknown. Commemorated at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq, XXI. G. 5.

CRIBB

James

Leading Stoker 312265 H.M.S. "Invincible" Royal Navy. Died on 31/05/1916 Age 33. Son of William George and Emily Cribb, of 38, King St., Emsworth, Hampshire. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial 16.

FARR-VOLLER

Gilbert

Private 209097 1st/4th Bn. Wiltshire Regiment attached to 232nd Bde. H.Q.. Died on 06/12/1918 Age 19. Son of William Farr-Voller, of Warblington, Havant, Hampshire. Commemorated at Ramleh War Cemetery, Plastine, Isreal, A. 31.

FRY

William Henry

Lieutenant 88th Coy. Machine Gun Corps. Died on 26/05/1917 Age 22. Native of Denville, Havant. Son of William Henry and Florence Ann Fry, of Denville, Havant.. Commemorated at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France, IV. M. 3.

HEATH

Herbert

Private 18664 15th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 15/09/1916 Age unknown. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.

HEATH

H C

Rifleman 331120 1st/8th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 19/04/1917 Age unknown. Commemorated at Gaza War Cemetery, Isreal, XXI. G. 14.

HOPKINS

Alfred Francis

Private E/642 "C" Coy. 17th Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Died on 24/03/1918 Age 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Hopkins, of Lymbourne, Havant, Hants. Enlisted Aug.,1914. Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 3.

JOHNSON

Robert Warren

Captain H.M.S "Cressy." Royal Navy. Died on 22/09/1914 Age 47. Son of the late Vice-Admiral John Ormsby Johnson; husband of Grace Johnson. Commemorated at Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent, United Kingdom, 1.

LE MESURIER

C E

Commodore 2nd Class H.M.S. "Calliope" Royal Navy. Died on 10/11/1917 Age unknown. C B. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, 93.

MITCHELL

Lawrence Adams

Captain "D" Bty. 123rd Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 22/10/1918 Age 23. M C. Son of George and Elizabeth Mitchell, of The Halt, Warblington, Havant, Hampshire. Commemorated at Belle Vue British Cemetery, Briastre, Nord, France, A. 26.

MEARS

H P

Private M2/052619 810th Mechanical Transport Coy., Army Service Corps. Died on 01/02/1918 Age unknown. Commemorated at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, F. 45.

NORRIS

Gilbert Hume

Captain 13th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died on 09/03/1918 Age 31. Son of W. B. Norris, of Warblington Rectory, Havant, Hampshire. Commemorated at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, XXVII. E.E. 21.

PAINE

George Gordon

Captain 5th Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died on 27/03/1918 Age 25. M C. Son of George Cuthbert and Agnes May Paine, of Beechwood, Sandecotes Rd., Parkstone, Dorset. Commemorated at Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France, I. K. 9.

PAINE

J H

Private G/17445 7th Bn. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died on 26/08/1918 Age unknown. Commemorated at Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Somme, France, V. A. II.

PARIS

Harold Graham

Major 138th Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on 06/10/1918 Age 31. M C and Bar. Son of Alexander and Emma Paris, of Southampton; husband of Helen Margery Paris, of Hillmorton, Parkstone, Dorset. Proceeded to France 19th Aug., 1914, as Lt. 35th Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Commemorated at Hargicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France, I. J. 1.

PAXTON

Archibald Francis Campbell

Second Lieutenant 4th Bn. Middlesex Regiment. Died on 01/07/1916 Age 19. Son of Lucy C. Paxton, of Norfolk House, Havant, and the late Maj. A. F. P. Paxton (Indian Army). Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle, Somme, France, IV. L.

POATE

George

Bombardier 180372 13th Bty. 17th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died on 02/10/1918 Age unknown. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 4 to 6 and 162.

PARKES

Frederick

Private 32546 16th Bn. Manchester Regiment. Died on 30/07/1916 Age unknown. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Some, France, Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.

RAINEY

Victor Thomas James

Second Lieutenant 2nd Bn. Devonshire Regiment. Died on 30/09/1917 Age 19. Son of William Rainey, R.I., and Harriet Matilda Rainey, of "Avonmore," Granville Rd., Eastbourne. Commemorated at Lancashire Cottage Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium, II. F. 1.

SPRIGG

Henry Aldwin Guildford

Captain 14th Bn. attd. 2nd/5th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died on 09/04/1916 Age 35. Son of the Rev. H. Guildford Sprigg (Rector of Emsworth and Rural Dean of Havant) and Mrs. Florence Amelia Sprigg, of Kingsey House, Emsworth, Hampshire. Commemorated at Ramleh War Cemetery, Isreal, S. 18.

STOKES

R T

Serjeant, M.T., Army Service Corps., attd. 2nd/1st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps.. Died on 07/06/1917 Age unknown. Commemorated at Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, F. 257.

STEPHENS

John Lockhart

Lieutenant "A" Coy. 3rd Bn. London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died on 10/03/1915 Age 20. Son of Lockhart and Edith Stephens, of The White House, Emsworth, Hampshire. Commemorated at Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France, IV. E. 2.

STOWE

Edgar James

Petty Officer 182402 H.M.S. "Viking." Royal Navy. Died on 30/01/1916 Age 36. D S M. Son of Mrs. Fanny Stowe, of 9, Warblington Terrace, Havant, Hampshire. Commemorated at Havant and Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 171.

TRODD

William G.

Private G/12946 9th Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment. Died on 21/11/1916 Age 18. Son of E. G. and C. Trodd, of 1, Grove Rd., Chichester, Sussex. Commemorated at Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France, I. E. 42.

WAREHAM

S

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WHITE

Lynton Woolmer

Lieutenant, 1st (King's) Dragoon Guards. Attd. The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards). Died on 03/09/1914 Age 28. Son of Sir Woolmer White, 1st Bart., and Lady White, of Southleigh Park, Havant, Hants; husband of Dorothea White. Commemorated on Baron Communal Cemetery, Oise, France.

PALMER

Richard Harold

Private 54210 1st/10th Bn. Manchester Regiment. Died on 20/10/1918 Age unknown. Commemorated at Belle Vue British Cemetery, Briastre, Nord, France, B. 1.

** All soldiers below are NOT listed on War Memorial but buried in Warblington Cemetery.
Most named on Emsworth Roll of Honour.

GOODHALL

G

Corporal SD/2918 13th Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment. Died on 08/02/1916 Age unknown. Commemorated on Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 4. 89.

LANCASTER

William Handler

Private 39017 55th Protection Coy. Royal Defence Corps. Died on 29/03/1917 Age 50. Husband of Alice Lancaster, of 23, Victoria Road., Emsworth, Hampshire. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 4. 102.

LEGGETT

Ernest

Deck Hand H.M. Yacht "Iolaire" Mercantile Marine Reserve. Died on 01/01/1919 Age unknown. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire , United Kingdom, 297.

LEGGETT

Edward

Private 14411 Hampshire Regiment. Died on 23/02/1916 Age 30. Son of George Leggett, of 43, South St., Emsworth, Hampshire. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 3. 172.

MILLER

P

Stoker 1st Class K/19426 "H.M.S. "Victory" Royal Navy. Died on 03/05/1918 Age unknown. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 276.

PARHAM

George William Victor

Petty Officer Stoker 284502 H.M.S. "Unity", Royal Navy. Died on 26/03/1917 Age 38. Son of George and Ellen E. Parham, of 14, Mile St. Emsworth, Hampshire. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 248.

ROBINSON

Robert Charles

Petty Officer 179971 "H.M.S. "Vernon" Royal Navy. Died on 23/08/1916 Age 36. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Robinson; husband of Mary Robinson, of II, Tower St., Emsworth, Hants. Born at Old Fishbourne, Sussex. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 207.

SPENCER

Thomas Henry

Officer's Steward 3rd Class L/9309 H.M.S. "Peyton" Royal Navy. Died on 27/08/1919 Age 21. Son of Henry Thomas and Edith Emily Spencer, of 2, Stanley Terrace, Lymbourne, Havant, Hampshire. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 323.

TWINE

Arthur Thomas

Lance Corporal G/5639 3rd Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment. Died on 16/01/1917 Age 19. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth J. Twine, of 3, The Gardens, Emsworth, Hampshire. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 4. 101.

WELLS

W T

Able Seaman H.M. Yacht "Shemara" Mercantile Marine Reserve. Died on 18/12/1916 Age unknown. Commemorated at Havant And Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 229.

Last updated 26 May, 2008

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