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ST BRELADE, JERSEY WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © 2003 Martin Edwards
Photographs Copyright © George Smith 2003
George Smith's RAF site www.localdial.com/users/airforce/warser.html

TO THE
MEMORY
OF THE MEN
OF
ST BRELADE
WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES
IN THE
GREAT
WAR
1914-1918
AND THAT
OF
1939-1945

LA PAROISSE
DE
ST BRELADE
RECONNAISSANTE

A SES
ENFANTS
MORTS POUR
LA PATRIE
DANS LA
GRANDE GUERRE
1914-1918
ET CELLE
DE
1939-1945

ALEXANDRE James Edward
Private 190818, Labour Corps. Died Wednesday 3rd July 1918. Age 21. Born St Owens, Jersey, enlisted Fort Regent, Jersey. Formerly 393, Royal Jersey Garrison Battalion (Militia). Son of John Alexandre and Charlotte M. Perree, his wife, of 60, Don Rd., St. Heliers. Jersey. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. C. 43.
BISSON Philip
Lieutenant, H.M.S. "Waterwitch", Royal Naval Reserve. Died Sunday 20th January 1918. Age 42. Son of Edward Le Couteur Bisson, of Jersey, Channel Islands; husband of Clarisse Maud Bisson, of 92, Siebert Road, Westcombe Park, Blackheath, London. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 29.
BOUSTOULLER Emmanuel
2eme Regiment d'infanterie. Died 6th May 1916 Binarville, Marne (51), France. Born 1st November 1892, Trelevern, Côtes-d'Armor (22), Brittany, France. Son of Jean Marie and Marie Le Damany. Buried Vienne le Chateau, Marne (51), France. Grave no:1900. Unmarried, no children.
BOUSTOULLER Yves Marie
3e Regiment d'artillerie à pied, Died 5th October 1915 Souain, Marne (51), France. Born 17th October 1885, Kermaria-Sulard, côtes-d'Armor (22), Brittany, France. Son of Jean Marie and Marie Le Damany. Married to Marie Marguerite Gosselin with 3 children. Buried Souain-Perthes-Les Hurlus (la Crouée), Marne (51), France. Grave no:3/784.
BRIARD Ernest Felix Victor
Captain, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died on Monday 24th August 1914. Age 25. Son of Ernest and Maud Briard, (nee de Gruchy), of Bulwark House, St Aubins, Jersey. Commemorated in ELOUGES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Dour, Hainaut, Belgium. Special Memorial C. I.
BURTON C C
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CHALLONER Albert Henry
Gunner 30805, 90th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home Thursday 29th July 1915. Age 35. Born St Peters, Jersey, enlisted Jersey. Son of Elizabeth Challoner, of High St., St. Aubins, Jersey, and the late John Challoner. Completed Eighteen years' service. Buried in GREENWICH CEMETERY, London. Grave 3 "C." A. 106.
CHALLONER Reginald Henry
Private 1489, XVIII Corps Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. Died Tuesday 2nd April 1918. Born St Aubins, St Helier, Jersey, enlisted Jersey. Formerly 8691, Devonshire Regiment. Buried in ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Grave I. G. 36.
CUMMINGS D
Private 8203, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died Tuesday 16th November 1915. Age 27. Son of John and Rose Cummings; husband of Alice Clare Cummings (nee Pinglaux), of La Moie Cottage, St. Brelades, Jersey. Buried in CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France.
DAUNY F J M
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DE LA COTE Francis Adolphus
Private 29080, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds at home Wednesday 3rd April 1918. Born and resident St. Brelade's, Jersey, Channel Islands, enlisted St Peter's, Jersey, Channel Islands. Buried in northwest part of ST. BRELADE CHURCHYARD, Jersey, Channel Islands. Grave 550
DE LA HAYE John
Private 28770, Agricultural Company, Dorsetshire Regiment transferred to (247528) 44th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps. Died on Wednesday 3rd October 1917. Age 49. Son of John and Harriet De La Haye, of St. Brelade's Bay, Jersey; husband of Agnes A. De La Haye, of Bescar Lodge Beaumont, Jersey. Buried in LODGE HILL CEMETERY, BIRMINGHAM, Warwickshire. Grave B10. 6. 473A
DU'TOT John
Private 39360, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday 28th March 1918. Born St Brelade's, Jersey, Channel Islands, enlisted Fort Reject, Jersey, Channel Islands, resident St Helier's, Jersey, Channel Islands. Formerly 252, Royal Jersey Garrison Battalion. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
DU VAL Lawrence Wilfred
[Spelt Laurence on CWGC] Private 1802, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Island Militia. Killed in action Friday 12th April 1918. Age 26. Born Penang, Straits Settlement, Malaya, enlisted Jersey. Son of Peter John and Emilie Marie Duval, of 107, Obelisk Rd., Woolston, Southampton. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 11.
FONEY Francis John
Ordinary Seaman J/43933, H.M.S. "Hampshire.", Royal Navy. Died on Monday 5th June 1916. Age 18. Son of Philip Florent Foney and Mary Angelina Alexandrinia Foney, of Mont Les Vaux, St. Aubin's, Jersey. Native of St. Brelade's, Jersey. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 14.
FONEY P E F
Gunner 31059, 5th Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died on Tuesday 10th December 1918. Age 29. Son of Philip and Mary Foney, of Mont Les Vaux, St. Aubins, Jersey; husband of Vera Burgoyne. Buried in northwest part of ST. BRELADE CHURCHYARD, Jersey, Channel Islands. Grave 500.
GAVEY Alfred James
Private 3219, 6th Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 6th June 1916. Age 23. Born St Saviour's, Guernsey, Channel Islands, enlisted Guernsey, Channel Islands. Son of Abraham and Amelia Gavey. Buried in DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. K. 15.
GODDARD D G
possibly DENIS GERALD AMBROSE GODDARD, Midshipman, H.M.S. "Queen Mary.", Royal Navy. Died on Wednesday 31st May 1916. Age 18. Son of Lt. Col. F. A. D'O. Goddard (late Royal Munster Fusiliers), of 45, Warwick Rd., Earl's Court, London, and the late Evelyn Maud Goddard. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 11.
HEATH Edmund Griffith
Captain, 97th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died on Saturday 25th September 1915. Age 28. Son of Christopher and Francis Heath, of Jersey, Channel Islands; husband of Irene Margaret Heath, 28, Lansdowne Place, Cheltenham, Glos. Buried in DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VI. F. 1.
JEHAN John [Francis]
Private 32821, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3rd June 1917. Born St Brelade's, Jersey, Channel Islands, enlisted Jersey, Channel Islands, resident St Peter's, Jersey, Channel Islands. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. M. 57.
JONES Robert
Rifleman S/9464, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action Friday 15th September 1916. Age 21. Born Widnes, Lancashire, enlisted Jersey, Channel Islands, resident St Aubins, Jersey. Son of Robert and Ellen Jones, of Bulwarks, St. Aubin, Jersey. Commemoarted on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.
LAVERTY J W
possibly John William Laverty, Private 3204456, 17th (Reserve) Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment). Died 15th August 1918. Born 1st June 1895. No known grave. Commemorated on HALIFAX MEMORIAL, Nova Scotia, Canada. Panel 2. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5442 - 33
LAWFORD Edwin Nelson
Private 9251, 4th Regiment, South African Infantry. Died on Monday 9th April 1917. Buried POINT-DU-JOUR MILITARY CEMETERY, ATHIES, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. J. 20.
LE CAPPELAIN Arthur H
Private 6709, 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died on Sunday 16th May 1915. Age 33. Son of William James Le Cappelain, of South View, St. Brelade's Bay, Jersey. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 39 to 41.
LE GALLAIS Reginald Walter
Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps. Died on Saturday 15th September 1917. Age 19. Born Jersey. Son of M. F. H. Le Gallais and J. Le Gallais, of 22, Rue Louis Hymans, Brussels. Buried in the old ground, south of church, ST. SAVIOUR CHURCHYARD, Jersey, Channel Islands.
LE GROS A R
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LE MONTAIS De Lecq John Richard
Gunner 182521, Royalk Garrison Artillery. Died on Monday 8th APril 1918. Age 33. Husband of Ada Maud Le Montais of 13, Belmont Road St. Hellier, Jersey. Commemorated on the Addenda Panel of POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France.
LE ROSSIGNOL E L
possibly Leonard Le Rossignol, Rifleman 3021, 1st/16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles). Died on Saturday 1st July 1916. Age 29. Son of Pauline E. Le Rossignol, of "Pendower", Oxhey Drive, Northwood, Middx., and the late F. Le Rossignol. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13C
LE ROSSIGNOL Wilfred John
[Spelt Wilfrid on Nataonal Archives of Canada] Private using both 57701 and 920114, 14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment). Died on Monday 2nd September 1918. Age 24. (Served as NIGHTINGALE). Born 29th January 1894 in Jersey. Son of Mrs. Philip Le Rossignol, of Cora Lodge, Bulwarke Hill, St. Aubins, Jersey, Channel Islands. At the time of first enlistment, 14th February 1916 in Vancouver, his next of kin is listed as his father, Mr P Nightingale, Labeyhouse, Mint-Les-Beaux, St-al-Jersey. He was then living at 900 Hastings Street, West, Vancouver, british Columbia, Canada and was a single man, driver by trade. At this time he stated having been 2 years in the Jersey Militia. He is recorded as being age 22 years and a ½ month, height 5 feet 8 inches, girth 40½ inches, complexion ruddy, eyes blue, hair brown, religion Church of England. He had a tattoo on on his right forearm of a girl. He also had a wart in the centre of his back. His vision was stated as 20/60 in both eyes. He was passed fit the first time 14th February 1916 and served in the militia with the 55th Battalion, Irish Candian Rangers. At the second enlistment, 2nd November 1916 in Montreal, he was living at The Kingston House, Craig Street, Montreal and was now 22 years and 9 months. His father, Philip Nightingale was still listed as next of kin living at Labey House, Mont Les Vaux, St Aubins, Jersey. At this time his occupation was listed as labourer and he was still a single man. His girth had reduced to 39 inches, his complexion was now described as light and his hair fair with an additional tattoo on his left forearm of a flag. He was passed fit on the same day. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. There are two sets of attestation papers in the National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7334 - 24
LE SAUVAGE Ernest Davies
2nd Lieutenant, 1st battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment and Royal Flying Corps. Killed Tuesday 30th May 1916. Age 19. Son of Ernest P. M. Le Sauvage, of The Lodge, Beaumont, Jersey. Buried in ST. BRELADE CHURCHYARD, Jersey, Channel Islands. Grave 612.
MARAIS Ernest Edmund
[Spelt MARIAS on SDGW] Private 29481, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action in Egypt 4th August 1918. Enlisted Jersey, Channel Islands, resident St. Brelade's, Jersey, Channel Islands.
MARAIS William T
Able Seaman R/1565, Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died on Thursday 11th October 1917. Age 25. Son of Joseph Marais, of Grouville, Jersey. Buried in TRACK "X" CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave B. 22.
MARTIN J W
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MAUGER Albert Edward
Boy 1st Class J/55411, H.M.S. "Vanguard.", Royal Navy. Died on Monday 9th July 1917. Age 16. Son of A. L. Mauger. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Column 21.
MESNY Arthur James
Private 29258, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action Thursday 4th October 1917. Born and resident St Aubins, Jersey, enlisted Jersey. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 80 to 82 and 163A
NOLAIS William John
Sergeant 9310, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Tuesday 8th December 1914. Born and resident St Helier's, Jersey, enlisted Jersey. Husband of Gertrude Eileen Nolais, of 20, Wellesley Terrace, Simon Place, St. Heliers, Jersey, Channel Islands. Native of Jersey. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave A. 2. 9.
POIGNARD John Francis
Private 48531, 3rd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died at home 26th november 1918. Born St Barnabas, Jersey, Channel Islands, enlisted and resident Jersey, Channel Islands.
POINGDESTRE Philip
[Spelt POINGDESTER on CWGC] Stoker 1st Class, SS/115094, H.M.S. "Queen Mary.", Royal Navy. Died Wednesday 31st May 1916. Age 21. Son of Mary Pomroy (formerly Poingdester), of Clysdale, St. Jacques, Guernsey, and the late Philip Poingdester. Born in Jersey. Commemoarted on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 19.
POTIER Herbert Winter
Private 31193, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 11th August 1918, or shortly after. Age 22. Born St Brelade's, Jersey, Channel Islands, enlisted Fort Regent, Jersey, resident St Helier's, Jersey, Channel Islands. Son of John Alexandre Potier, of Jersey. Buried in BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave III. A. 17.
RENOUF Alfred John
Gunner 162637, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action Thursday 28th March 1918. Born St Brelades, Jersey, resident Jersey. Son of Phillip & Ann Renouf of South View, La Pulente Road; husband of Marie Louise Botrel, they had two children Alfred John and Natalie Louise Renouf (Alfred was killed in World War 2 - see below). Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIALSomme, France. Panel 10.
SIMON F
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SIONVILLE John Francis
Private 203390, 5th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action Sunday 22nd September 1918. Born and enlisted Jersey, Channel Islands, resident St Helier's, Jersey, Channel Islands. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.
THIEBOT J A
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THOMAS J O
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TURNER Francis Arthur
Rifleman 4203, 7th Battalion, Royal irish Rifles. Died of wounds Thursday 18th May 1916. Age 29. Born St Helier's, Jersey, Channel Islands, resident Jersey, Channel Islands. Husband of Stella Turner, of "Hillside," St. Brelade's Bay, Jersey. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. C. 87.
VIBERT J
Either J F Vibert, Private 203471, 1st/4th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia Friday 21st December 1917. Enlisted Jersey, Channel Islands, resident St Owen's, Jersey, Channel Islands. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Grave II. B. 11. or John Vibert, Rifleman, 4363, 7th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action Wednesday 6th September 1916. Born St Helier's, Jersey, Channel Islands, enlisted Jersey, Channel Islands. Buried in GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT, Somme, France. Grave I.L.5. or James Vibert, Rifleman 4380, 7th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Died Thursday 16th August 1917. Age 23. Born St Helier's, Jersey, Channel Islands, enlisted Jersey, Channel Islands. Son of George Phillip Vibert, of 3, Elizabeth Villas, Tower Rd., Jersey, Channel Islands. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 138 to 140 and 162 to 162A and 163A
WINDEBANK E W
Boy 19463, 3rd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died on Monday 10 February 1919. Buried in NE part of main ground ST. BRELADE CHURCHYARD, Jersey, Channel Islands. Grave 463.
SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
ALLEN Y LE F
probably Allen YALE, Gendarme 1446, Somalia Gendarmerie. Died on 15th July 1944. Buried in MOGADISHU AFRICAN WAR CEMETERY, Somalia. Grave 4. 28.
BOUSTOULLER Louis Francis
Private 5110552, 6th (10th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers) Battalion, Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. Died on Friday 10 September 1943. Age 23. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy. Panel 12.
CAREY John Antony
Second Lieutenant 73053, 1 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died on Thursday 23rd May 1940. Age 22. Son of Lt.-Col. John Lionel Romilly Carey, D.S.O., formerly Royal Artillery and of Mary Gertrude Carey (nee Dobson), of St. Brelades, Jersey, Channel Islands; husband of Dorothy Margaret Carey (nee Shaw), of Bedhampton. Buried in ST. THOMAS CHURCHYARD, BEDHAMPTON , Hampshire, north of Chancel.
GUBBINS William Desmond
Sergeant 908517, Pilot, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on Tuesday 11th March 1941. Buried in HARARE (PIONEER) CEMETERY, Zimbabwe. European War Graves Plot. Grave 25.
HULTON Henry Stephen Penton
Pilot Officer 33428, 18 Squadron (Bristol Blenheim I's). Died 21st March 1940 after taking off from Rosieres-En-Santerre he crashed near Tangmere, on his way to Kemble, whilst making an approach to an airfield. There were 2 survivors; he was the pilot. Aged 20. Son of Lt.-Col. Henry Horne Hulton, and of Isobel Hope Millicent Hulton, of Beaumont. Buried in the north of ST. BRELADE CHURCHYARD (behind the memorial), JERSEY. Grave 452.
HERAUVILLE John
Corporal 5732285, 8th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry. Died 5th August 1943 in Sicily. Age 25. Born and resident Jersey. Son of Henri L. D. and Maria E. V. Herauville, of St. Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands. Buried in CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Italy. Grave III. C. 36.
LE GALLAIS Albert L'Estrange
Civilian died on Monday 30th September 1940. Age 60. Of La Moye, Jersey, Channel Islands. buried in URBAN DISTRICT OF SHERBORNE, Civilian War Dead, at North Road.
MARETT J de la H
possibly John Ranulph de la Haule MARETT, Lieut-Commander, H.M.S. Glorious, Royal Navy. Died on Sunday 9th June 1940. Age 40. Son of Robert Ranulph Marett and of Nora Marett (nee Kirk), of Oxford; husband of Johanna Maria Margharita Marett (nee Minoux), of Oxford. B.Sc. (Oxon.). Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 36, Column 1.
MALZARD A
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RENOUF Alfred John
Sapper 1763025, 945 (I.W.T.) Operating Company, Royal Engineers. Died at sea Sunday 5th November 1944. Age 28. Born Jersey, resident Kent. Son of Mrs. L. Rowe, of St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands and Alfred John RENOUF listed above (WW1); husband of Belind Maud Renouf. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy. Panel 3.
STOODLEY Stanley Frank
Private 5437237, 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died Friday 31st May 1940 during the France and Belgium Campaign, 1939/40. Age 24. Born and resident Jersey. Son of Frank Stoodley and of Lydia Annie Stoodley (nee Le Cappelain). Buried in DE PANNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, De Panne, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot 3. Row A. Grave 17.
OTHER CONFLICTS - NORTHERN IRELAND
HARRIS Ian Michael
Sergeant, Devon and Dorset Regiment. Killed when his Land Rover was destroyed by a landmine near the border at Freeduff near Newtownhamiliton in South armagh. The vehicle was leading another Land Rover when it was blown 20 feet in the air, setting fire to the wreckage. The incident was one of a series that led the army to stop using road patrols and change to helicopters 10th February 1972. Private David Champ, aged 23, Devon and Dorset Regiment, was also in the same vehicle and was also killed.

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