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DEAL, ST GEORGE, WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Michael Peck 2010

The Deal St George war memorial stands outside the church of St George. The names on the memorial are arranged by officers on two sides in random order, then other ranks on two sides in random order. THe names here have been arranged by officers in alphabetical order and then other ranks in alphabetical order.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2010

IN PROUD & LOVING MEMORY
OF THE MEN WHO FROM
THE PARISH & CONGREGATION
OF ST GEORGE’S DEAL
HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY

BROWN Stewart Patrick
2nd Lieut. Royal Engineers (R.N.D.E).
Died of wounds at Ytres, France Dec 31st 1917, aged 22.

Second Lieutenant. 248th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 31st December 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Thomas Walter and (the late) Jane Brown of 5 Queen Street, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt. VIII.D.16.

HEDGECOCK Alfred Homewood
Lieut. 57th Australian Infantry.
Killed in action La Chapalette, Aug 31 1918, aged 31.

Lieutenant. 57th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Enlisted as Private soldier 24th August 1914, commissioned from ranks and died on 31st August 1918 at 15th Australian Field Ambulance of wounds received 15th August 1918. Son of Edward Hedgecock of 8 Park Street, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Herbecourt British Cemetery. A.11.

ROSE Reginald Alfred
2nd Lieut. 7th Manchester Regt.
Killed in action Nieuport Aug 2 1917, aged 22.

Second Lieutenant. 2/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 2nd August 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Alfred Ernest and Louisa Rose of 37 Beach Street, Deal, Kent. Born Faversham, Kent. Commemorated Coxyde Military Cemetery. II.D.19.

TISDALL Arthur Walderne St Clair
Ad Gloriam Dei
To the bright & beautiful memory of
Arthur Walderne St Clair Tisdall, V.C.
Sub Lieut. R.N.V.R.
Scholar of Trinity College (B.A. Double 1st Cl. Hon)
& Chancellor’s Gold Medallist in the
University of Cambridge.
Son of Rev. W. St C Tisdall, D.D.
Vicar of St George’s Church, Deal,
& of Marian (nee Gray) his wife.
Born July 21. 1890, killed fighting gallantly
in the attack on Achi Baba, Gallipoli,
May 6. 1915
Awarded the Victoria Cross by his King and Country
in recognition of his most conspicuous bravery
& devotion to duty in rescuing many wounded
officers & men under violent & accurate fire, during
the landing of the British troops
from the S.S. "River Clyde" at V Beach, Gallipoli April 25. 1915.

Victoria Cross. Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Died 6th May 1915, aged 24 years. Son of Rev Dr Tisdall D.D. and Marian L Tisdall. Scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge. B.A (Double First Class Classical Honours). Chancellor’s Gold Medallist, Cambridge. First Class Clerk, Civil Service (Treasury). Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 8 to 15.

TISDALL John Theodore St Clair
Also of his brother
John Theodore St Clair Tisdall
Lieut. 1st The King’s (Liverpool) Regt.
Scholar at Peterhouse College
and Bell Scholar in the
University of Cambridge.
Born Oct 9 1893. Killed gallantly leading
his Company at Guillemont, France
Aug 8 1916.

Second Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Kings (Liverpool Regiment), attached 11th Battalion. Died 8th August 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Rev Dr Tisdall D.D. and Marian Tisdall of The Vicarage, Deal, Kent. Classical Scholar, Bedford and Peterhouse, Cambridgeshire. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1D, 8B and 8C.

ANDREWS Albert Harold
Sapper 207471. 63rd Div Signals Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Born and enlisted Deal, Kent. Commemorated Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension. III.B.11.
ARISS Albert James
Private 6329. 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 7th November 1914. Born 1882 Shepherds Bush, MDX and London (place unspecified). Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 34.
BAILEY George Henry
Leading Seaman 220337, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Pathfinder’. Died 5th September 1914, aged 32 years. Son of William H Bailey. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 1.
BAILEY Robert Isaac
Sapper WR/50395. Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. Died 25th October 1918. Born Deal, enlisted Sandwich and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery. V.E.33.
BAILEY Wallace James
Seaman 2467A. Royal Naval Reserve. HMS ‘Cressy’. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 27years. Son of Willie Henry Bailey. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 8.
BALL James
Sergeant PLY/11659, Royal Marine Light Infantry. HMS ‘Hawke’. Died 15th October 1914, aged 28 years. Son of (the late) William and Sarah Ball of Warrington, LAN. Husband of Margaret Ellen Ball of 90 Middle Street, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial. 4.
BALLARD Maurice K
14th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders and unable to identify. Possibly Maurice Edward Ballard. Private S/41893. Gordon Highlanders, posted to 14th Battalion London Regiment. Killed in action 6th November 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Charles Edward and Mary Charrie Ballard (nee Brissenden) of Denmark Road, Ramsgate, Kent. Born Dover and enlisted Canterbury, Kent. Commemorated Angre Communal Cemetery. I.A.12.
BEAVAN William [Charles Augustus]
Deck Hand 2697SD, Royal Naval Reserve. HM Trawler ‘Resono’. Died 26th December 1915, aged 37 years. Son of George Alfred and Mary Beavan of Deal, husband of Ellen Mary Beavan of 2 Chapel Street, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 14.
BEDWELL David [Knowles]
Private TS/1316. No: 2 Depot Company, Army Service Corps. Died 8th December 1914, aged 32 years. Son of Thomas Frederick and Kate Bedwell of 55 West Street, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Greenwich Cemetery. Screen Wall. I.C.B.1138.
BRITTENDEN Frederick
Colour Sergeant (Sergeant Major on memorial) 390735. 9th Battalion, London Regiment, attached Nigeria Regiment, West African Frontier Force. Died West Africa 28th October 1918, aged 24 years. Son of (the late) Stephen and Ann Dilnot Brittenden of ‘Seamark’, 197 Beach Street, Deal, Kent. Enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Lokoja Town Cemetery.
BROWN John Thomas
Private 10803. 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 31st August 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Mr and Mrs G Brown of 74 Napier Terrace, Deal, Kent. Born Deal and enlisted Canterbury, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and face 6B and 6C.
CAVELL Alfred Edward
[Memorial listed Alec E Cavell, Royal Naval Division died 12th March 1915 on memorial all other sources list him as Alfred Edward or A.E.]. Sapper Deal/841(S), Royal Marines. Royal Marine Div Engineers, Royal Naval Division. Died at Deal from pneumonia 11th March 1915. Aged 36. Born 18 December 1878 in St George, Deal, Kent. Husband of Elizabeth Jane Cavell (nee King) of 10 Nelson Street, Deal, Kent and also 153, West Street, Deal, Kent; married 1892. Previous worked as a Decorator. Height 5 feet 5 inches, sallow complexion, blue eyes, brown hair. Commemorated Deal Cemetery. 4.1673.
CAVELL Alfred Edward
Private 656926. 187th Company, Labour Corps, formerly 106536 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and Royal Fusiliers. Died 18th December 1918. Commemorated Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery. B.36.
[Possibly Alfred Edward Cavell born 1891 Deal, the son of Alfred Edward Cavell and Elizabeth Jane Cavell (nee Barnes)]
COLLER Ernest Edward
Driver 70518. L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action 1st September 1914. Born and enlisted Deal, Kent. Commemorated Nery Communal Cemetery. Special Memorial.
COLLINGWOOD Thomas Henry
Private G/27655. 12th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1916. Born Herne Bay, enlisted Canterbury and resident Alkham, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 12D and 13B.
CRICKET George Albert
Private L/8657. 2nd Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1915, aged years. Son of Richard Crickett. Born, enlisted and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 12 and 14.
DENTON Albert Victor
Private S/9950. A Company, 2nd Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 16th February 1815, aged 21 years. Son of William H and Emily Frances Denton of 4 Coppin Street, Deal, Kent. Born, enlisted and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 12 and 14.
DINGLE Evelyn Wood
Gunner 40577 (Sergeant on memorial). 3rd Battery, 2nd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery (1st Canadian F A on memorial). Born Liskeard, CON 15th December 1883 and died 6th November 1916. Son of (the late) John Jago and Mary Dingle of Pelynt, CON. Commemorated Albert Communal Cemetery Extension. I.Q.36.
ERRIDGE Sydney [George]
Rifleman 11398. D Company, 1st Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 4th August 1916. Born Deal and enlisted Dover, Kent, resident Peterborough, NTH. Commemorated Abbeville Communal Cemetery. VI.K.3.
FARRANCE Raymond George
Private G/8879. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 12th August 1916, aged 25 years. Son of Charles and Annie Farrance of ‘Enfield’, St Andrews Road, Deal. Kent. Born Ashford, enlisted Sandwich and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. VIII.B.133.
GIDDINGS Stephen
Private G/4453. 8th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 17th April 1917. Born Maidenhead, BRK, enlisted Canterbury and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2.
GOYMER Charles Frederick
Leading Seaman 238002, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Inflexible’. Died 24th April 1915, aged 24 years. Son of T T and S A Goymer of 8 Alms Houses, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 9.
HAYWARD J T
J T Hayward. Royal Sussex Regiment died 25th September 1917 on memorial but unable to identify. Possibly James Isaac Hayward. Private G/293. 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1917, aged 29 years. Son of Mrs Susan Hayward of 6 Brewer Street, Deal, Kent. Born Deal St Andrew and enlisted Deal, Kent. Commemorated Zantvoorde British Cemetery. II.C.21.
HILL Thomas
Lance Corporal 236004. 249th Field Company, Royal Engineers, formerly 925 Royal Naval Division. Killed in action 2nd April 1918, aged 43 years. Son of Matthew Thomas and Phoebe Jane Hill of Deal, Kent. Born Newcastle on Tyne, NBL and enlisted Deal, Kent. Commemorated Forceville Communal Cemetery and Extension. Plot 3. Row E. Grave 9.
JORDAN Frederick John
Private 32774. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly 010128 Army Ordnance Corps. Killed in action 27th May 1918. Born Deal, enlisted Dover and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Sissons Memorial.
JORDAN Walter Henry
Private G/8447. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 7th October 1916, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) John and Georgina Emily Jordan. Born Deal, enlisted Sandwich and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5D.
KIRKALDIE Ethelbert
Private 43687. 8th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment, formerly S4/041765 Army Service Corps. Killed in action 27th August 1918, aged 25 years. Son of David Frederick and Caroline Kirkaldie of 30 Middle Street, Deal, Kent. Brother of Henry Thomas Kirkaldie. Born Deal, enlisted Dover and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 7.
KIRKALDIE Henry Thomas
Guardsman 9023. 3rd Battalion, Scots Guards. Died home 10th February 1919, aged 30 years. Son of David Frederick and Caroline Kirkaldie of 30 Middle Street, Deal, Kent. Brother of Ethelbert Kirkaldie. Born Deal, enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Deal Cemetery. B2.521.
LAMBERT Charles William
Private 12431. 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 4th March 1916, aged 28 years. Husband of Susanna D Redsull (formerly Lambert) of 4 Edmund Road, Mitcham, SRY. Born Anderby, LIN, enlisted Deptford (which unspecified) and resident Hither Green (which unspecified). Commemorated Los Memorial. Panel 25 to 27.
LEVETT Charles [Robert]
Rifleman 10427. 2nd Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 25th September 1915, aged 22 years. Son of Mrs M Levett of 14 Union Street, Deal, Kent. Born Valetta, Malta, enlisted Dover and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 101 and 102.
MARSH Charles Stanley
Private 266283. 1st Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 26th October 1917, aged 31 years. Son of Charles Richard and Olivia Edgson Marsh of ‘Aspao’, London Road, Deal, Kent. Enlisted and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 106 to 108.
MAXTED John
Petty Officer Stoker 294947, Royal Navy. HMTD ‘Eden’. Died 17th June 1916, aged 37 years. Son of George William Henry and Caroline Jane Maxted of Deal, Kent. Commemorated Ste. Marie Cemetery. Div 19. FF.7.
MEEK Frederick Oswald
Private G/2959. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Mr and Mrs Meek of Stanford House, Deal, Kent. Born Shepherds Bush, Middlesex, enlisted Dover and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5D.
MILLER John Thomas
Private G/4907. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 7th October 1916. Born West Hartlepool, Durham, enlisted and resident Ashford, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5D.
MOCKETT Walter Richard
Boy 1st Class J/31645, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Agamemnon’. Died 5th March 1915, aged 16 years. Son of Mr and Mrs G Mockett of ‘Sunny Bank’, Albert Road, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 10.
NOBLE Alfred William G
Private G/5410. 8th Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 26th May 1916. Born Deal, Kent, enlisted and resident Richmond, Surrey. Commemorated Dranoutre Military Cemetery. II.A.4.
PADFIED John
Stoker 1st Class 308988, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Lowestoft’. Died 7th July 1917. Commemorated East Mudros Military Cemetery. III.G.208.
PENN Alfred Edward
Seaman 2453A, Royal Naval Reserve. HMS ‘Cressy’. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) Elizabeth Penn of Deal, Kent. Brother of Louis Sydney Penn. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 8.
PENN Louis Sydney
Seaman 2451A, Royal Naval Reserve. HMS ‘Cressy’. Died 22nd September 1914. Son of (the late) Elizabeth Penn of Deal, Kent. Brother of Alfred Edward Penn. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 8.
PITCHER Benjamin Walter
Deck Hand 14361A, Royal Naval Reserve. HM Trawler ‘Fraser’. Died 17th June 1917, aged 18 years. Son of John Pitcher of ‘Sir Sidney Smith’ Inn, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 26.
POTT John William
Sergeant CH/8150, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Chatham Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Died 15th May 1915. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 13.
RATCLIFF George
Distinguished Conduct Medal. Drummer 7563. 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 29th October 1915, aged 26 years. Born Folkestone and enlisted Dover, Kent, resident Hillsborough, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Commemorated Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery. DI.13.
REDMAN James E
Engine Room Artificer 4th Class M/27495, Royal Navy (Chief Petty Officer on memorial). HMS ‘Pembroke’. Died 19th October 1918. Commemorated Deal Cemetery. 4.1883.
ROBERTS Thomas William
Private 8711. D Company, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 26th December 1918, aged 26 years. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Jane Roberts of 157 Middle Street, Deal, Kent. Born Deal and enlisted Dover, Kent. Commemorated Theux Communal Cemetery. 26.
ROGERS Alexander
Alexander Rogers, Royal Field Artillery died 5th August 1916 on memorial but unable to identify. No trace SDGW. Possibly recorded CWGC as A Rogers. Driver 1209. B Battery, 222nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 15th August 1916. Commemorated Basra War Cemetery. IV.S.14.
ROGERS Joseph
Stoker 2nd Class K/20073, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Pathfinder’. Died 5th September 1914. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 6.
SNOSWELL Thomas Emden
Petty Officer 1st Class 6107, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Hogue’. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 44 years. Husband of Emma Phoebe Snoswell of 11A Robert Street, Deal, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 1.
THOMPSON William James
Private G/18919. B Company, 10th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 22nd September 1917, aged 19 years. Son of (the late) Richard William and Anna Maria Thompson of 22 Union Street, Deal. Kent. Born Deal, enlisted Canterbury and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A.
TRICE Walter Charles
Private G/139. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 19 years. Son of Samuel Charles Trice of 8 Coppin Street, Deal, Kent. Born Deal St George, enlisted and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 15 to 19.
WELLS George R
[George R Wells on memorial, George Wells on military records and marriage record]. Gunner 31490. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died home 10th May 1915, aged 26 years. Son of George Wells. Husband of Marie Ellen Wells (nee Catt) of 15 Clanwilliam Road, Deal, Kent. Born Cley (as SDGW) or Corpusty (as CWGC), enlisted Cromer and resident West Beckham, NFK. Commemorated South Shields (Harton) Cemetery. F.4760.
WESTIN Alfred Graham
Lance Corporal 7227. 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 27th September 1915, aged 25 years. Son of Alfred and Harriet D Westin of 1 Clarence Houses, Deal, Kent. Born Gravesend, Kent and enlisted Richmond, SRY. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 20 to 22.
WHITLOCK -----
Military Medal. Sergeant, Royal Fusiliers died 30th October 1916 on memorial but unable to identify. Possibly Albert Eli Whitlock. Lance Corporal 902. 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th October 1916. Born Deptford, Kent, enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps. II.N.1.
WILLIAMS Edward James
Private G/4178. B Company, 8th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 29th June 1916, aged 29 years. Husband of Rose Ellen Williams of 5 Primrose Hill, Beach Street, Deal, Kent. Born Primrose Hill, Deal, enlisted Canterbury and resident Deal, Kent. Commemorated Berks Cemetery Extension. I.A.19.

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