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FOLKESTONE, HARVEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2005

The memorial takes the form of a memorial board commemorating the Old Harveians who fought and lost their lives in the Great War.

Photographs Copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2005

LEST WE FORGET
1914-1918

AMOS

William Hope

Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died 14th October 1916. Resided Hythe.

BAKER

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BIRCH

George Milner

Private M2/045621, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 18th September 1915. Born Folkestone. Enlisted London. Resided Folkestone.

COLLINGS

Lancelot Robert George

Sergeant SE/18511, 1st Camel Hospital, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died (at sea) 12th October 1918. Born Folkestone. Enlisted Woolwich.

DENNE

Richard Albert

Private G/20741, 10TH Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died 30th September 1918. Born Folkestone. Enlisted Folkestone.

DUNCAN, MSM

Arthur James

Corporal S/31185, Supply Company (Hong Kong), Royal Army Service Corps. Died 23rd November 1917 age 21. Born Holborn, London. Enlisted Shorncliffe. Resided Folkestone.

ENGLISH

Nathaniel Joseph

Master, SS “Fenay Lodge” (London), Mercantile Marine. Died 7th March 1917 aged 41 years. Nathaniel’s parents were residents of Folkestone. Four of Captain English’s crew perished with him after their 3,223 ton vessel belonging to the Fenay Steamship Company was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine approximately 250 miles North West of Fastnet.

FOWLER

Harold

Private 3290, 1st County of London Yeomanry, (Middlesex Duke of Cambridgeshire’s Hussars. Died 26th October 1916. Born Folkestone. Enlisted Chelsea, London. Resided Folkestone.

GODDARD

Archibald Spencer

Captain, 5TH Battalion, (Saskatchewan Regiment) Canadian Infantry. Died 26th September 1916. Born 14th October 1886 in Folkestone. Enlisted Calgary (Canada). Resided Edmonton, Alberta, (Canada). Graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge, and was a school teacher at King Edward School, Edmonton, Alberta prior to enlistment.

GORE

Sidney Kingston

Second Lieutenant, 1ST Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died 28th October 1914 aged 24 years.

HALL

Thomas Crosder

Rifleman 553159, 1/6th Battalion, London Regiment (Queens Westminster Rifles. Died 8th April 1917 aged 19 years. Born Folkestone. Resided Folkestone.

LAWRENCE

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MAJOR

Donald

Sergeant 117406, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regiment). Died 25th August 1917. Born Folkestone. Enlisted Red Deer (Canada). Brother of Roland Major. Both are commemorated on the village war memorial at Stanford near Folkestone, their father lived at “Connaught Lodge,” Westernhanger, Stanford.

MAJOR

Henry William

Private G/22265, 6TH Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 12 April 1917. Born Folkestone 29th July 1878. Enlisted Dover. Resided Dover. Henry is also commemorated on the memorial plaque in the Bonnington (St Rumwold’s) Church near Ashford.

MAJOR

Roland

Private 467525, Canadian Infantry, 7th Battalion (British Columbia Regiment). Formerly (3 years) Surrey Mounted Rifles. Died 9th September 1916. Born Folkestone. Enlisted Edmonton (Canada).

MILLS

Cyril

Corporal G/40109, 6th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Formerly (8867) The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 12th May 1917. Born Acrise. Enlisted Chelsea. Resided Folkestone.

NICHOLSON

John Edward Pascall (or Patrick)

Second Lieutenant 13th Battalion, King’s Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Formerly 3rd Battalion. Died 16th September 1918 aged 28 years.

NOYES

Charles Henry Crispin

Sergeant 213949, 155th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 3 December 1918 aged 21 years.

PLAISTOW

Frederick Henry

Pioneer 182252, 38th Motor Air Line Service, Royal Engineers. Died 30th November 1918 aged 38 years. Born Folkestone.

PRIOR

Ernest Cecil Stephen

Private 5298, 14th (County of London Battalion) (London Scottish), London Regiment. Died 1st July 1916. Enlisted London. Resided Sandgate.

REEVE

Harry

Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Died 18th May 1916 aged 19 years.

SIDNEY

E.R

Probably this man (SIDEY may be a mis-spelling) – Rifleman 52460 Ernest Radford SIDEY. 12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Formerly (38580) Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 13th October 1918 aged 19 years. Born Folkestone. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Folkestone.

TAYLOR

Frederick John

Private G/7906, 6th Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 13th March 1916. Born Folkestone. Enlisted Dover. Resided Folkestone.

UPTON, DCM

Philip Charles

Sergeant G/2561, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 13th July 1916. Born Folkestone. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Folkestone.

VINNICOMBE

Harry Verrier

Private 4780, Australian Infantry, (A.I.F). Died 5th November 1916.

IN PROUD AND ABIDING MEMORY
OF ALL OLD HARVEIANS WHO LAID
DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR

27 February 2005
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