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KINGSTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2- Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2006

The Kingston memorial takes the form of a brass plaque within the parish church. There are six names for World War 1, three of whom are brothers. A further name, not listed here, exists for World War 2.

1914-1918

OVENDEN

Arthur William

Private 6566, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 13th January 1916. Born and enlisted Canterbury. Resided Upper Hardres.

Arthur's death is recorded by Soldiers Died Great War but does not appear to be recorded by the CWGC. One of many men who were forgotten which is remarkable when you consider he was Killed in Action!

STANNARD

Frank Albert

Private G/4122, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 12th October 1917 aged 25 years. Born Bekesbourne. Enlisted and resided Canterbury. Son of Thomas and Alice Stannard of Mount Pleasant, Canterbury. Frank is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

The three Stannard casualties were brothers.

STANNARD

Norman John

Private 242181, 2nd/5th (T.F.) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 20th March 1917 aged 37 years. Born Littlebourne. Enlisted Winchester. Resided Henley-on-Thames. Son of Thomas and Alice Stannard of Mount Pleasant, Canterbury. Commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, India.

The three Stannard casualties were brothers.

STANNARD

Frederick Thomas

Private 38358, 3rd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 10th July 1918. Age 33. Born Littlebourne. Enlisted Canterbury. Son of Thomas and Alice Stannard of Mount Pleasant, Canterbury. Husband of Florence Rosina Holstead (formerly Stannard) of Lincoln. Buried locally in Canterbury Cemetery. Grave reference B.503.

The three Stannard casualties were brothers.

LUCKHURST

George Henry

Private T/200151, 1st/4th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 13th August 1917. Born Bridge. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Bossingham. Buried Tank Cemetery 21. Commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate), India. Panel reference - Face 1.

SERGEANT

Harry

Lance Corporal 12826, 32nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Formerly (3517) Middlesex Regiment. Died 30th August 1918. Born Bridge. Enlisted Wingham. Resided Canterbury. Buried Brie British Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave reference II.H.2.

Last update 13 February, 2006

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