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HADLOW WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards - World War 1 - 2004
Tony Grant - additional research and World War 2 - 2008

This page has been compiled from an old postcard so there may well be a section section including World War 2 on this memorial. If there is we would like to hear about it.

 
Photograph Copyright © Tony Grant 2004

TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD
1914 - 1919

ALDRIDGE

A

No further information currently

BAKER

W

possibly William Charles BAKER, Private 96468, "A" Company, Depot (Birmingham), Tank Corps. Died at home 11th June 1918. Born Chart Sutton, Kent, enlisted Maidstone. Buried in South-East part, near South boundary, of ST. MICHAEL CHURCHYARD, CHART SUTTON, Kent.

BARDEN

A

possibly – Albert James BARDEN, Gunner 40112, 6th. Seige Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 13th. April 1918 in France & Flanders. Born East Peckham, Surrey (Kent), enlisted Chatham, Kent, resided Paddock Wood, Kent. Buried BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Bailleul, Nord, France. Grave III. G. 41. East Peckham, Surrey (there is an East Peckham near to Hadlow) Res. Paddock Wood also near Hadlow.

BARTON

William C

Private 56301, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 14th June 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born Hadlow, enlisted Whitehall. Son of William G. and Alice Barton, of Mount Pleasant, Three Oaks, Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent. Formerly 31367, Gloucestershire Regiment. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

BENNET

H B

possibly – George Robert BURR, Private, CWGC list him as Lance Corporal, 42004, 22nd. Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 4th. October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born Mardin (Marden), Kent, enlisted Tonbridge, Kent. Son of John and Celie Burr; husband of Elizabeth Ann Collings (formerly Burr), of 172, Solihull Rd., Sparkhill, Birmingham. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I. B. 6. Formerly G/32668, Middlesex Regiment.

BURR

G

No further information currently

BUSS

R

possibly – Robert William BUSS, Private G/11777, 10th. Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 20th. May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Wateringbury, Kent, enlisted Tonbridge, Kent, resided Tonbridge, Kent. Husband of Edith Ellen Buss, of Hadlow Stair, Tonbridge. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XII. B. 14. Hadlow Stair is just along from Hadlow towards Tonbridge. SD born Wateringbury (not to far from Hadlow) enlisted Tonbridge (as Above)

CLARKE

Arthur Ernest

Private 47790, 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusliers. Died 5 April 1919. Aged 39. Born in Hadlow. Son of Richard Clarke and Charlotte Gibbs Clarke; husband to Alice Jane Clarke (nee Wood) of "Oldbury," Greentrees Park, Tonbridge, Kent, married in 1905. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot IX. Row D. Grave 6.

COPPING

H J

possibly – Hugh Joseph COPPINS, Stoker 1st. Class K/15587, H.M.S. “Pathfinder”, Royal Navy. Died/killed in action 5th. September 1914. Commemorated on the CHATHAM NAVL MEMORIAL, 6.

DOLAN

William Carr

Rifleman 2358, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Briagde (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 14th March 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 25. Born and enlisted Tonbridge, resident Hadlow. Son of Robert Carr Dolan, of 110, Shipbourne Rd., Tonbridge, Kent. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 44.

FERMOR

David

[Spelt FIRMER on SDGW & CWGC] Gunner 155129, "D" Battery, 282nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 4th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Hadlow, enlisted Maidstone. Son of R. Flint, of 7, Castle Terrace, Hadlow, Tonbridge. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave XIII. A. 13.

GARDENER

William

Lance Corporal 201010, 3rd/4th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 30th January 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Hadlow, enlisted Tonbridge. Son of John and Elizabeth Gardener, of Maidstone Rd., Hadlow, Tonbridge. Buried in HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. E. 40.

GARDENER

[Thomas] Harold

[Spelt GARDINER on SDGW & CWGC] Private S/9151, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18th April 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Hadlow, enlisted Tonbridge. Son of George Gardiner, of 1, Alma Place, Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47.

GODLEY

F

No further information currently

GOODSELL

Jesse

Private G/24638, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 23rd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Hawkhurst, enlisted Tonbridge, resident Hadlow. Formerly 19562, East Surrey Regiment.

GREEN

George

Private G/24609, 7th Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) Died on 8th August 1918 aged 21. Son of James and Mary Green of Hartlake Cottages, Golden Green near Hadlow. Commemorated on panel 7 of the memorial located in the cemetary at Vis-En-Artois,near Arras, France.

HATCHER

J

possibly – John HATCHER, Private G/20680, 2nd. Battalion, “C” Company, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 23rd. November 1917 British Expeditionary Force. Age 22. Born Crambroke (Cranbrook), Kent, enlisted Tonbridge, Kent. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Hatcher, of Gammons Land, Hadlow Place, Tonbridge, Kent. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 86 to 88.

HUMPHREY

Charles

Private L/9914, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 14th November 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Hadlow, enlisted Maidstone.

KENNEDY

D

No further information currently

LAKER

P

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MANKELOW

Herbert [Charles]

Private G/18982, 8th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3rd February 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Hadlow.

MASON

S

No further information currently

MATTHEWS

Jesse

Private 27390, 10th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Hadlow, enlisted Tonbridge. Formerly 5986, Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment.

MAY

W

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MAYHEW

E

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MONYPENNY

John H

Private 436649, 49th. Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment). Died/killed in action 9th. October 1916 in France & Flanders. Born 11th. October 1880 Haddon (Hadlow), Kent. Single, was a Farmer when attested. Attested 29th January 1915, Edmonton, Canada, no previous military service. Commemorated on the VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. See National Archives of Canada: Accession Reference RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6308 - 35

MOORE

Frederick Thomas

Private 248034, 1st/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 23rd April 1917 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Maidstone, resident Hadlow.

PARKS

C W

possibly Charles William PARKS, Able Seaman SS/6172, H.M.S. “Marmion”, Royal Navy. Died/killed in action 21st. October 1917. Commemorated on the CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, 22.

PAYNE

Frank [Harry]

Private G/13189, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 12th December 1916 with British Expeditionary Force. Born Hadlow, enlisted Tonbridge.

POPE

A

No further information currently

PRESNELL

Ernest [George]

Rifleman (Acting Corporal) R/17482, 8th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 15th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Hadlow, enlisted London.

SANDS

W

possibly – William SANDS, Private S/1150, 1st Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18th. April 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 35. Born Tonbridge, Kent, enlisted Tonbridge, Kent. Son of the late Thomas and Charllote Sands. Commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47.

SAUNDERS

Frederick [Arthur]

Private T/207028, 11th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 1st August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Plymouth, Devon, enlisted Tonbridge, resident Hadlow. Formerly 290281, Suffolk Regiment.

SAUNDERS

W B

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SELLINGS

F

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SELLINGS

H

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SHARPE

C T

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SINGER

Amos Lewis

Lance Bombardier 34585, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 18th October 1918 in Mesopotamia. Born hadlow, enlisted Tonbridge, resident Golders Green, Middlesex.

SMITH

C

No further information currently

STAPLEY

H

No further information currently

TAYLOR

Henry

Trooper 3032, 1st Battalion, Life Guards, Household Cavalry. Killed in action 19th May 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Hadlow, enlisted Tonbridge.

TAYLOR

W C V

No further information currently

TOWN

C

possibly - Charles Frederick TOWN, Private 69143, 9th. Battalion, Royal fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 27th. April 1918 in France & Flanders. Born East Sutton, (Kent), enlisted Woolwich, resided Tunbridge (Tonbridge), Kent. Buried in MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET, Somme, France. Grave II. H. 7. Formerly SE/4165, A.V.C.

TUFNELL

Arthur

Bandsman 10153, 2nd Battalion, Highland Infantry. Killed in action 12th November 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Hadlow, enlisted and resident London.

WARREN

Harry Edwin

[Listed as H C Warren on memorial] Private F/2585, 12th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Hadlow, enlisted Tonbridge.

WARREN

Stanley James Reginald

Corporal G/13677, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East kent Regiment). Died of wounds 29th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Hadlow, enlisted Ashford.

WICKENS

S F

No further information currently

FIELD

F

[This entry on the memorial was added after its unveiling] possibly - Frank FIELD, Lance Corporal 3026 (CWGC 3028), 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. Died of wounds 21st. October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Morling (Malling), Kent, enlisted Wimbledon, Surrey. Foster son of Elizabeth Ellen Stephens, of 152, Seaforth Avenue, West Barnes, New Malden, Surrey. Buried in DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY, BEUGNY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. H. 9.

REMEMBER THEM ALL 1939 - 1945

BANFIELD

A

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BANFIELD

E I

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BEACH

C F

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BERNARD

I C

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BUCKINGHAM

I E

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CAMFIELD

K A G

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COLES

I

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COLLINS

S W I

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EARLL

K B

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FOX

E L W

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GARDINER

F C

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GILLET

A

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HARDS

S

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HOBDEN

F

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HOWICK

P

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LANGRIDGE

E

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LARKING

R A

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LOVETT

T

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MCPHERSON

L

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MONYPENNY

I B S

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PIERCE

R

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RADCLIFFE - SMITH

H H

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READER

A H

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SIMMONS

W H

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VANNS

H E

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WHEELWRIGHT

J S

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