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LYNSTED WAR MEMORIAL

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

 

1914-1918

ACKERMAN

Leon Lorden

Lance Corporal G/5053, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 1st July 1916 aged 32 years. Son of Thomas Lumley Ackerman of “Hope Villa” Lynsted, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born and resided Lynsted. Enlisted Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Panel reference - Pier and Face 5D.

BOOKER

Charles Peter

Lance Corporal 40226, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Formerly (13469) Dragoon Guards. Died 16th October 1918 aged 34 years. Son of Peter Booker of Sussex. Husband of Ellen Mary Linkin (formerly Booker) of Upper Tickham, Teynham, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born Horsham, Sussex. Buried Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, Nord, France.

BROWN

Amos John

Private G/13126, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 3rd May 1917 aged 35 years. Son of Mr and Mrs James Edward Brown of 8 Albion Place, Greenstreet, Sittingbourne, Kent. Enlisted and resided Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel reference - Bay 2.

CARLTON

Frederick Percy

Private S/10303, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 19th June 1915 aged 19 years. Son of Anna Carlton of Devon villas, Greenstreet, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born Lynsted. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Greenstreet Green, Sittingbourne. Buried Potijze Chateau Wood Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium. Grave reference - B.3.

CARRIER

Henry Thomas

Trooper 1737, Household Battalion. Formerly (3296) Royal East Kent Yeomanry (REKMR). Died 11th May 1917. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Jane Carrier. Husband of Alice Carrier of 18 Station Road, Teynham, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born Greenstreet. Enlisted Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel reference - Bay 1.

Henry and another Lynsted casualty William Gambrill have consecutive Kent Yeomanry Regimental / Household Battalion Regimental numbers only a few digits apart. They were probably very close mates that enlisted together.

CLARK

Robert Stewart

Private 245352, London Regiment, 2nd (City of London) Battalion, (Royal Fusiliers). Formerly (2075) Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles (REKMR).Died 5th January 1918 aged 19 years. Son of Thomas S. Clark and Florence Clark of The Hill, Greenstreet, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born Norton, Kent. Enlisted and resided Sittingbourne. Buried Exeter Higher Cemetery, Devon. Grave reference - 142.

CLEAVER

Stanley Monkton

Private G/13193, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 3rd May 1917 aged 21 years. Son of Robert and Edith Mary Cleaver of 8 Lynsted Lane, Lynsted, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born Marden. Enlisted (October 1914) and resided Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel reference - Bay 2.

DALTON

Malcolm Philip

Sergeant 1357, Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles (The Duke of Connaught`s Own Mounted Rifles. Died 9th November 1915 aged 29 years. Son of Philip and Eliza Dalton of Cellar Hill, Lynsted, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born and resided Sittingbourne. Enlisted Faversham. Buried Pink Hill Cemetery, Turkey. Grave reference - III.C.15.

DIXON

MacDonald

Private G/15821, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 3rd May 1917 aged 31 years. Son of William Roper Dixon J.P. of Cambridge, Teynham, Sittingbourne, Kent. Husband of Belinda Dixon. Born Lynsted. Enlisted and resided Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel reference - Bay 2.

DRAYSON

William Charles

Corporal G/3969, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 18th March 1916. Born Eastry. Enlisted Margate. Resided Woodnesborough. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

FRENCH

James

Rifleman 553284, London Regiment. 16th (City of London) Battalion, (Queen`s Westminster Rifles). Died 14th April 1917 aged 23 years. Born Lynsted. Enlisted Sittingbourne. Son of James French J.P and Jane French of New House Farm, Teynham, Kent. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel reference - Bay 10.

FRENCH

Reginald Robert

Private 35318, 13th (Service) Battalion (Forest of Dean) (Pioneers). Gloucestershire Regiment. Formerly (277481) Royal Engineers. Died 22nd march 1918. Born Stone, Kent. Enlisted Woolwich.

Another man that appears NOT to have been placed on the CWGC indexes. This is surprising because his name IS listed in SDGW as being killed in action!

GAMBELL,MM

Herbert David

Lance Corporal 70855, “A” Company, 6th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Formerly (G/6063) The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 21st March 1918 aged 20 years. Son of David and Mary Ann Gambell of Wanstall Cottage, Teynham, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born Wychling, Kent. Enlisted Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel reference - Bay 10.

Awarded the Military Medal (MM) for bravery in the field.

GAMBELL

Walter J

Private 9023, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 25th August 1920 aged 28 years. Son of James and Eliza Gambell of The Street, Newnham, Sittingbourne. Buried locally in Doddington (St John The Baptist) Churchyard, Doddington, Kent.

GAMBRILL

William

Trooper 1726, Household Battalion. Formerly (3295) Royal East Kent Yeomanry (Mounted Rifles). Died 3rd March 1917. Born and enlisted Canterbury. Resided Sittingbourne. Buried Rouex British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave reference - A 41.

GILBERT

Reginald Frank

Gunner 915504, “D” Battery, 223 Brigade. Royal Field Artillery (RFA). Died 10th November 1917. Born and enlisted Sittingbourne. Buried Dudhollow A.D.S.Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium. Grave reference - III.B.8.

GODFREY

Frederick

Private G/5356, 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 21st November 1915. Born Teynham. Enlisted Sittingbourne. Resided Upchurch. Commemorated Hedge Row Trench Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium. Special Memorial H.10.

Also commemorated on the memorial plaque in the parish church of (St Mary The Virgin) Upchurch, Kent.

HADLOW

Albert Edward

Private G/59971, 8th Battalion, The Queen`s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 26th March 1918 aged 19 years. Son of Terry and Ellen Jane Hadlow of West End, Greenstreet, Teynham, Kent. Born Whitstable, Kent. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

HOLLANDS

Charlie

Private 24469, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 1st July 1916 aged 21 years. Son of Charles Thomas and Alice Hollands of 6 Albion Place, Greenstreet, Teynham, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born, enlisted and resided Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Brother of Frederick Thomas (below).

HOLLANDS

Frederick Thomas

Lance Corporal G/8980, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 15th September 1916 aged 27 years. Born and resided Greenstreet. Enlisted Sittingbourne. Son of Charles Thomas and Alice Hollands of 6 Albion Place, Greenstreet, Teynham, Sittingbourne, Kent. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Panel reference - Pier and Face 5D.

Brother of Charlie (above)

HUGHES

Arthur

Leading Stoker K/ 1134, Royal Navy. H.M.S. “Princess Irene.” Died 27th May 1915 aged 30 years. Born Lynsted. Son of Henry and Mary Ann Hughes. Husband of Kate Hughes of Ludgate Lane, Lynsted, Sittingbourne, Kent. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial. Panel 11.

JORDAN

Edward

Lance Corporal D/20552, 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards. Died 31st October 1919. Son of Henry and Emily Jordan. Buried nearby in the Lynsted (SS Peter & Paul) New Churchyard, Lynsted, Kent.

KADWELL

Herbert Ewart

Private GS/9035, 10th Battalion, Queen`s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 23rd March 1918 aged 19 years. Born Lynsted. Enlisted Chatham. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Jane Kadwill of Cellar Hill, Lynsted, Sittingbourne, Kent. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel reference - Bay 7.

KEMP

Ernest Cecil

Able Seaman J/16643, Royal Navy. H.M.S. “Primula.” Died 1st March 1916. Age 19. Son of W.E. and M.A. Kemp of Greenstreet, Sittingbourne, Kent. Born Lynsted. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial. Panel reference - 16.

LOMBARDY

George

Private G/9718, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 7th October 1916. Born, enlisted and resided Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Thiepval memorial, Somme, France. Panel reference - Pier and Face 5D.

PACKHAM

William Henry

Gunner 317274, 1st/1st Kent Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 7th August 1920 aged 24 years. Son of George Henry and Alice Amelia Packham of Greenstreet, Teynham, Sittingbourne, Kent. Buried nearby in the Lynsted (SS Peter& Paul) New Churchyard, Lynsted, Kent.

QUAIFE

Thomas

Private T/270324, 10th (Royal East Kent & West Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 4th November 1917. Enlisted Chatham. Resided Sittingbourne. Buried Kantara War memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Grave reference - E. 41.

SATTIN

John

Private 466904, 7th Canadian Infantry, (British Columbia Regiment). Died 13th April 1917 aged 29 years. Born 14th January 1888 in Kent, England. Enlisted 6th July 1915 Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. Resided 875, 4th Street, Medicine Hat, Canada. Commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

SEWELL

William Allan

Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Border Regiment. Attached 7 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps (RFC). Formerly Private (2221) Border Regiment. Died 12th November 1917 aged 23 years. Son of Reverend Thomas Jackson Sewell and Augusta Cecilia Sewell of Lynsted Vicarage, Sittingbourne, Kent. Commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

SIMS

Elvy Thomas

Corporal 7640, 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales Own). Died 28th March 1918. Born and resided Chatham. Enlisted Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial. Somme, France. Panel reference 2.

SMITH

Frederick Percy or Percy Frederick

Lance Corporal G/22397, 32nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 10th October 1916 aged 24 years. Born Lynsted. Enlisted Whitehall. Resided Herne Hill. Son of Martha Emma Packham (formerly Smith) of Bonds Cottage, Lynsted, Sittingbourne, Kent. Buried A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers, Somme, France. Grave reference - XII.C.1.

CWGC, SDGW & MIC all show L/Cpl Smith as being Percy Frederick SMITH. commemorated on the Lynsted civic war memorial as Frederick Percy SMITH.

TOLHURST

Charles Alfred

Private L/7881, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 19th December 1914. Born and resided Kingsdown, Sittingbourne. Enlisted Canterbury. Buried Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, Nord, France. Grave reference - E.54.

WATTS

Sydney Arthur

Private G/6289. “D” Company, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 2nd December 1917 aged 22 years. Born Lynsted. Enlisted Faversham. Resided Hernehill, Faversham. Son of James and Alice Maud Hadlow (formerly Watts) of Uplands Farm, Hernehill, Faversham, Kent. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louvernal, Nord, France. Panel reference 3.

WEAVER

Reginald Douglas

Private G/13599, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 3rd May 1917. Born Hollingbourne, Kent. Enlisted and resided Sittingbourne. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel reference - Bay 2.

WILES

Frederick Walter

Acting Colour Sergeant 511340, 14th Battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish). Formerly (4840) London Regiment. Died 21st August 1918 aged 27 years. Enlisted London. Resided Sittingbourne. Son of Walter Edward and Annie E. Wiles of 3 Claxfield, Sittingbourne, Kent. Buried Locre No 10 Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave reference - B.3.

Last update 18 February, 2006

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