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PLUCKLEY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The village war memorial is located in the Churchyard outside the main access door to the church. The Pile family in particular lost 4 men.

Photograph Copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

The Great War 1914 – 1918

THORP-WAITE

Joseph

Lieutenant. 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Friday 21st January 1916 aged 45 years.

KNATCHBULL-HUGESSEN, MC

Maurice Astley

Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards (Special Reserve). Died Monday 25th September 1916 age 28 years. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.).

PILE

Edwin [Thomas]

Private T/1060. 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Friday 7th January 1916 age 23 years. (brother)

WOODCOCK

Frank [Herbert]

Private L/10465. 2nd Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died Sunday 30th April 1916.

CLARK

Walter [Josiah]

Private 235112. 17th Battalion, King’s (Liverpool Regiment) formerly (458) The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Wednesday 8th May 1918 aged 31 years.

BRYANT

Charles [Ernest]

Private 327937. 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Formerly (31357) Suffolk Regiment. Died Sunday 8th July 1917 aged 23 years.

UNDERDOWN

Harry [Hubert]

Private G/10475. 1st Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died Wednesday 21st February 1917 aged 21 years.

PILE

George

Private T/ 240832. 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of disease on Tuesday 19th June 1917. (brother)

BASSETT

Alfred [Thomas]

Private TF/ 260093. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died Tuesday 7th August 1917 age 27 years.

WOOD

Ernest Charles

Lance Corporal G/20566. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died Friday 3rd August 1917 aged 23 years.

GOODWIN

Ernest [Eli]

Private G/9372. 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Saturday 7th October 1916.

MARCHANT

Phillip [Henry]

Private G/18129. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died Tuesday 9th April 1918.

HOGBEN

E. [E.G]

Petty Officer Stoker K/9733 . HMS “HORNET”. Royal Navy. Died Tuesday 23rd April 1918 age 25 years.

CHECKSFIELD

Frederick [Horace]

Sergeant T/240552. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Wednesday 8th May 1918 aged 21 years.

CLARK

Walter [Robert]

Corporal 18874. 16th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly (10338) The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Wednesday 13th September 1916 aged 21 years.

SKINNER

William [Joseph]

Gunner 178320. 188th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 8th July 1918 aged 31 years.

WOOD

James William

Shoeing Smith Corporal SE/5648. 11th Section, Army Veterinary Corps. Died Saturday 28th September 1918 age 32 years.

MILES

Sidney

Private L/10020. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 24th October 1918.

2 December 2004

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