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HOLY TRINITY, BROADSTAIRS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

There is a war memorial to be found at Holy Trinity Church, Church Road, Broadstairs taking the form of a cast metal figure of Christ on a wooden cross with a roof type cover plus four separate plaques containing the inscription and names. There are 30 names for World War 1 and 8 for World War 2 (not yet transcribed).

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE ABOVE
FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES FOR THEIR BRETHREN 1914-1918
JESU MERCY

APPLETON

George William

Second Officer, Mercantile Marine Reserve. HM Fleet Messenger ‘Susetta’. Died 14th December 1918, aged 28 years. Only son of (the late) George Gersham and Lizzie Caroline Appleton of ‘Gable End’, 19 Rectory Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Hurst Castle, Lymington, Ham. Commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial. 30.

BOWYER

Horace Edwin

Private 2813. 8th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment), formerly 2792 The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 19th June 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Horace William and Jane Bowyer of 39 St Georges Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Dulwich, Sry, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). II.E.230.

BRENCHLEY

Robert Henry

Blacksmith 156247, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Cressy’. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 46 years. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Brenchley of Broadstairs, husband of Louisa J Brenchley of Richborough Villas, St Peters Park Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 6.

BRISLEY

Leslie Charles

Lance Corporal 15583. 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 27th November 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Alfred Edward and Mary Ann Brisley of 15 Chaucer Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Broadstairs and enlisted Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Cambrai Memorial. Panel 2.

BUNCE

Job

J Bunce in CWGC, no trace in SDGW. Private 03850. Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 27th July 1916, aged 34 years. Son of Henry and Alice Bunce. Husband of Florence Emily Bunce of 25 Chaucer Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Chichester, Ham. Commemorated St Peter in Thanet Churchyard.

BUTCHER

George James

Private 15073. 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers, formerly 4744 The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 10th November 1917, aged 38 years. Husband of Maud Jane Butcher of ‘Ethelville’, 4 Belvedere Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Crundale, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 143 to 144.

CROOM

Edward John

Lance Corporal 2853. 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 14th May 1915, aged 24 years. Son of Elizabeth Croom of 1 Chapel Place, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Broadstairs, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 46-48 and 50.

GILBERT

Herbert

Unable to identify Herbert Gilbert. Possibly B Gilbert in CWGC and Bertie Gilbert In SDGW. Private 613084. 19th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 23rd July 1917. Born Faversham and enlisted Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Railway Dugouts Burial Ground. VII.J.8.

GOODBURN

Robert Sidney

Private 228612. 1st Battalion, London Regiment attached 2/4th Battalion London Regiment, formerly 266897 Kent Cyclists Battalion. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 85 and 86.

GOODWIN

Hubert Arthur

Private G/37745. 7th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 19th July 1917. Born Margate, enlisted Canterbury and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 11-13 and 14.

GRANGER

John Alexander

Private 203530. 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 6th December 1917. Born, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Le Cateau Military Cemetery. V.E.11.

HAMMOND

Henry John

Sergeant, died 1918 on other memorials but unable to identify and no further information currently.

HARTY

Robert Henry

Gunner 130215. 319th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 5th October 1917, aged 41 years. Husband of Maud A F Harty of 57 Albion Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Born and enlisted Broadstairs, and resident St Peter in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery. III.F.12.

HESSE

John Vivienne

Corporal 2867. 3rd Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 21st November 1918, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) John and Emma E Hesse of 7 Leslie Cottages, Harbour Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter in Thanet Churchyard.

HILLS

Herbert Walter

Sergeant 9402. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 31st May 1918, aged 25 years. Husband of Mrs M C Hills of 40 Wearside Road, Lewisham, Lnd. Russian Order of St George (2nd Class). Born Broadstairs, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Nine Elms British Cemetery. XI.D.9.

HOBDAY

Alfred Sidney

Private G/8559. A Company, 10th Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 19th October 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Alfred Edward and Julia Hobday of 55 Albion Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Born and enlisted Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter in Thanet Churchyard.

HYMERS

Frederick William

No trace SDGW. Driver 1063. C Battery, 222nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 9th June 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Mrs Susannah Hymers of 3 Buckingham Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Amara War Cemetery. IX.H.10.

JARMAN

Albert

Private 6590. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 7th November 1915, aged 18 years. Son of Alice Jane Jarman of 25 Clarendon Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Northwood, Ramsgate, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Menin Road South Military Cemetery. III.E.33.

KNOTT

John Henry

Private 30138. 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 22nd August 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Henry John and Mary Knott of 22 Chaucer Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Broadstairs and enlisted Canterbury, Kent. Commemorated Bucquoy Road Cemetery. IV.K.3.

NASH

Albert Stephen

Private 35994. C Company, 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 25th August 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Samuel Nash of ‘St Quentin’, West Cliff Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Brother of Percy James Nash. Born Broadstairs and enlisted Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Adanac Military Cemetery. III.F.14.

NASH

Percy James

Private G/37295. 11th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 1st August 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Samuel Nash of 34 Albion Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Brother of Albert Stephen Nash. Born Broadstairs, enlisted Herne Bay and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 11-13 and 14.

PANTONY

Charles William

Private G/1135. 1st Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 25th February 1915. Born Broadstairs, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 13 to 15.

PANTONY

Percy William

Lance Corporal 2855. 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 31st July 1917, aged 27 years. Son of Alfred and Emma Pantony of 1 Chandos Villa, Dundonald Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Broadstairs, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 46-48 and 50.

PEYTON

John Algernon Wynyard

Lieutenant. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1918, aged 25 years. Son of Captain Frank H Peyton, Royal Navy and Janet W Peyton of The Paddock, Crawley, Ssx. Husband of Helen Melville Peyton (nee Tuke) of ‘Westcroft’, Gravesend, Kent. Brother of Montague Frank Peyton. Commemorated Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension. I.B.3.

PEYTON

Montague Frank

Second Lieutenant. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 12th July 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Captain Frank H Peyton, Royal Navy and Janet W Peyton of The Paddock, Crawley, Ssx. Brother of John Algernon Wynyard Peyton. Commemorated Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery. V.B.10.

PITCHER

Robert Charles

Private G/4979. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 11th September 1916. Born Gravesend and enlisted Broadstairs, Kent, resident Great Yarmouth, Nfk. Commemorated Carnoy Military Cemetery. B.3.

READER

James Henry

Private S/10156. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 23rd March 1915. Born Broadstairs, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 2.

SUTTON

Cyril J

Pioneer 165903. 3rd Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 30th March 1917. Born Peckham, Sry and enlisted Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery. VI.F.10.

WALES

Frank

Possibly Francis Joseph Wales. Private G/9882. 10th Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 7th June 1917, aged 28 years. Husband of Kathleen Mary Wales of 31 Bloomsbury Road, Ramsgate, Kent. Born Brixton, Lnd, enlisted and resident Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Voormezeele Enclosure No: 3. XIII.E.5.

WALSH

Francis John Henry

Private 49209. D Company, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st June 1918, aged 19 years. Son of F and H Walsh of Broadstairs, Kent. Born Chichester, Ssx, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension. VI.G.3.

THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
COUNTRY AND FOR FREEDOM IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945

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R.I.P.

Last updated 23 July, 2009

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