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

The memorial can be found in Ham, a village near Deal.

The Great War 1914-1919

Able Seaman J/16786, “H.M.S. Vanguard”, Royal Navy (R.N). Died 9th July 1917.
COCKS Stephen [Charles]

[Spelt as phonetically on memorial as COX] Sergeant L/8026, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 20th October 1914. Aged 29. Born Ham., Eastry, Dover, enlisted Canterbury, resident Deal. Son of the late Charles Cocks, of Eastry; husband of A. E. Taylor (formerly Cocks), of "Newark," Herschell Rd., Lower Walmer, Kent. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2.

HOILE Arthur George
Lance Corporal 10769, 4th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died 6th November 1918 aged 24 years. Born Sandwich. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Sandwich.
Private G/5560, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 3rd May 1917. Born Eastry. Enlisted Sandwich. Resided Sandwich. Elder brother of Frederick Edward Johnson.
JOHNSON Frederick Edward
Boy 1st Class J/29141, “H.M.S. Clan McNaughton”. Royal Navy (R.N). Died 3rd February 1915 aged 17 years.
Able Seaman 184292, (RFR/CH/B/6596) H.M.S “Cressy”, Royal Navy (R.N). Died 22nd September 1914 aged 34 years.
WAITHMAN Alfred Holden Wilson
Gunner 314397, South Midland (Warwickshire) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 21st June 1917 aged 25 years. Born Birmingham. Enlisted Birmingham.

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