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EGERTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

The Egerton war memorial is located in the St James's church graveyard. The base is surmounted by a plinth on which is a rough, hewn, tapering shaft at the top of which is a wheel cross.

Photograph Copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

R.I.P.
TO THE UNDYING MEMORY
OF ALL WHO MADE THE SUPREME
SACRIFICE FOR THEIR COUNTRY
DURING THE WAR 1914 - 1919

KAY-ROBINSON, DSO

Hugh Thomas

Lieutenant Colonel. 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Formerly 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 26th April 1918. Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO).

MILBURN

Colin

Sergeant 77163 (Formerly 0196). 19th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Formerly (8 years) 18th Hussars. Died Tuesday 18th May 1915 age 34 years.

BALDOCK

John [Edward]

Private G/6872. 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Formerly (2653) Territorial Army Reserve. Died Monday 25th March 1918.

BATT

Graham

Private No further information currently available

BRAMSDEN

Edgar [Nevins]

Lance Corporal 47616. 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died Friday 16th March 1917 age 35 years.

BROWETT

Harry

Corporal 8415. 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars. Died Tuesday 5th March 1918 age 25 years.

COLLINS

Harry

Private TF/6310. 8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died Thursday 5th October 1916 age 31 years. (brother)

COLLINS

William

Private 157377. 5th Battalion, Labour Corps. Formerly (79882) 29th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died Monday 25th November 1918 age 29 years. (brother)

DUNGATE

Herbert [Charles]

Private G/9743. 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 8th August 1918 age 26 years.

GORE

George

Lance Corporal G/4129. 7th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment. Died Friday 23rd February 1917 age 21 years.

HILLS

George [Ernest]

Private G/43717. 17th Battalion (1st Football), Middlesex Regiment. Died 13th November 1916 aged 30 years.

HANDS

Hubert

CPO (RN) - No trace of a Hubert Hands - The only H Hands who was recorded as a war casualty is this man – Stoker 1st Class 309300 Henry Lewis HANDS. HMS Pheasant. Royal Navy (RN). Died 1st March 1917 aged 32 years.

KING

Harry

Corporal 74569. 88th Battery, 14th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (RFA). Died Tuesday 8th May 1917 age 23 years.

PEARSON

Charles [Henry]

Private 3204. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Formerly (26953) Bedfordshire Regiment. Died Saturday 17th February 1917 age 32 years.

ROBERTS

Frank

Lance Corporal D/14597. 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers). Died Saturday 23rd November 1918 age 25 years.

ROSS

Albert [Purdie]

Private M2/117427. Motor Transport, Army Service Corps. Died Wednesday 13th December 1916 age 43 years.

STEWART

Robert [Alan]

Private 225059. 1st Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Formerly (2567) Queen’s Own (West Kent Yeomanry). Died Wednesday 17th April 1918 aged 22 years.

WILLIAMS

Charles

Private L/10316. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Monday 3rd May 1915 age 21 years.

"YE THAT LIVE ON
'MID ENGLISH PASTURES GREEN REMEMBER US,
AND THINK WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN."

1939 - 1945

PEARSON

Alec William

Flying Officer (Navigator) 166433, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 99 Squadron, RAF. Died 1st September 1945 aged 21 years. Son of Walter John and Rosetta May Pearson of Egerton, Kent. Buried Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia. Grave reference - Collective grave 6.J.4.-6.K.3.

WILSON

Gordon Arthur

Private 6297325, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died 19th June 1944 aged 22 years. Born South West London. Resided Kent. Son of George Wilson and of Harriet Annie Wilson of Egerton, Kent. Buried Orvieto War Cemetery, Italy. Grave reference - I.A.19.

PAYNE

Jack Redman

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1896652, 298 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (R.A.F.V.R). Died 27th March 1945 aged 20 years. Son of William Redman Payne and Bertha Payne of Egerton, Kent. Buried nearby in the Egerton (St James) Churchyard, Egerton, Kent.

HOMEWOOD

Derrick Norman

Private, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 3rd December 1942 aged 25 years. Born and resided Kent. Son of Norman Mercer Homewood and Nellie Elizabeth Homewood of Egerton, Kent. Commemorated on the Medjez-el-Bab Memorial, Tunisia. Panel reference - Face 22.

Last update 29 January, 2006

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