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MERSHAM WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

The village tribute is located inside the parish church on a small marble plaque

Photograph Copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

The Great War 1914 – 1918

BARHAM

Sidney A.L

G/89298, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 22nd August 1918.

GODDEN

Edward William

Private 7126, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 24th March 1916 aged 24 years.

GODDEN

George William

Private G/6923, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 16th October 1915 aged 27 years.

HOWLAND

W.G

Petty Officer Stoker 312028, H.M.S “Botha”. Royal Navy (RN). Died 21st March 1918 aged 27 years.

HOWLAND

Elgar Henry

Private T/1729, 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 7th January 1916 aged 19 years.

LEE

Charles Sidney

Corporal L/8154, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 30th April 1915 aged 29 years.

McCLAREN

Andrew Liddell

Private M/339407, Army Service Corps (ASC). Died UK 1st March 1918.

REID

John Henry

Driver T4/232189, 11th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Service Corps (RASC). 12th August 1918.

ROLFE

George

Guardsman 25335, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 17th January 1917 aged nearly 24 years (his birthday would have been on 20th January).

SHRUBSOLE

Frederick

Private G/10667, 11th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 7th October 1916.

SMITH

Percy L

L/8612, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 9th February 1915.

SWINERD, D.S.M.

Horace Mills

Petty Officer Stoker K/13331 HMS “Surprise”. Royal Navy (RN). Died 23rd December 1917 aged 27 years. Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.).

SWINERD

Richard James

Private G/2765, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 1st September 1915 aged 19 years. reference C.13.

The Second World War
1939 – 1945

APPS

Walter [Edward]

14284837 Trooper, Royal Armoured Corps (RAC). Attached Headquarters Squadron, 29th Armoured Brigade. Died 27th June 1944.

GRIGGS

George Douglas

6283770 Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). Died between 20th and 21st May 1940. THird son of Mr. and Mrs. C Griggs,of the Street, Mersham; husband of Violet Griggs (nee Watson). Buried in ESQUELMES WAR CEMETERY, Pecq, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 4.

KNATCHBULL-HUGESSEN, C.M.K

Norton (6th Lord Brabourne)

Lieutenant. (6th Lord Brabourne). Died 15th September 1943.

Last updated 3 June, 2006

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