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ROLVENDEN WAR MEMORIAL

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

The village war memorial.

Photograph Copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

The Great War 1914 – 1918

ADDY

Frank

Private T/1413. 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Sunday 7th May 1916 aged 22 years.

BARHAM

Wilfred Saxby

Captain. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Sunday 10th October 1915 aged 20 years.

BARKER

John Edward

Sergeant 240788. 7th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Formerly of The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Friday 12th October 1917 aged 33 years.

BEANEY

Alfred [George]

Private G/5120. 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Formerly 6th Battalion. Died Wednesday 17th November 1915 aged 26 years.

BISHOP

George

Sergeant L/7812. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Tuesday 2nd October 1917 aged 32 years.

BLACKMAN

Albert

Private T/203078. 4th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 27th December 1917.

BROWN

George

Private L/7824. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Monday 7th June 1915.

BRUCE

Amos

Private L/3833. 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died India Friday 16th May 1919 aged 32 years.

BRUNGER

Thomas

Company Sergeant Major T/201. Tenterden Company, 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Friday 7th January 1916 aged 34 years.

BRYANT

Thomas

Private TF/1321. 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 25th August 1914.

BURGESS

Thomas

Private S/684. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Monday 3rd May 1915 aged 37 years.

BUTTON

Albert

Private T/2483. 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Friday 21st January 1916.

COLEY

George

Private T/240055. 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 15th February 1917 aged 27 years.

COTTINGHAM

John [Albert]

Private G/8491. 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 3rd May 1917 aged 20 years. enemy counter attack. About 250 men were killed in this action (including John). He was killed in what was known as the Third Battle of The Scarpe

COX

George Henry

Private 2056. 39th Battalion, Australian Infantry (AIF). Died Friday 8th June 1917 aged 28 years.

EALDEN

Horace

Private 8226. 1st Battalion, Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Formerly The 5th Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Friday 17th December 1915.

ELPHEE

Walter Harold

Private 38844. 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died Tuesday 21st May 1918 aged 41 years.

FOSTER

J.G

Private 55126. 14th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died Sunday 15th December 1918.

GOBLE

G

Private G GOBLE. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) – No trace of any G Goble in The Buffs. The village memorial states that G Goble was in The Buffs. The Regimental history does not list any G GOBLE as being a war casualty. The correct man may possibly be one of the following men –

Either

Rifleman A/200423 George GOBLE. 10th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps (KRRC). Died 19th February 1917. Resided Crowborough, Sussex. Enlisted Whitehall, London.

Or

Corporal G/1055 George William GOBLE. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 3rd July 1917. Born Aldingbourne, Sussex. Enlisted Bognor Regis, Sussex.

GOBLE

Horace

Private 1624. 16th Battalion (Queen’s Westminster Rifles), London Regiment. Formerly The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 10th April 1915.

HAYESMORE

Frederick George

Private G/5053. 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Sunday 2nd July 1916 aged 30 years. (brother)

HAYESMORE

Hubert Harold

Private G/5033. 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Saturday 1st July 1916 aged 22 years. (brother)

HAYESMORE

Louis Arthur

Private G/5034. 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Saturday 18th November 1916. (brother)

HILDER

Harold Sutton

Second Lieutenant. 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 3rd May 1917 aged 31 years.

HOLDSTOCK

Charles Herbert

Private G/9809. 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 9th August 1917 aged 29 years.

HOLDSTOCK

Ernest Samuel

Private G/4774. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Tuesday 25th May 1915 aged 25 years.

HYLAND

Edwin

Private L/6001. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Sunday 18th October 1914.

HYLAND

George

Private G/19961. 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 25th November 1917.

HYLAND

Richard Obed

Shoeing Smith 5650. 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers. Died Friday 9th August 1918 aged 25 years.

JENNER

Harry [James]

Private G/4791. 1st Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 18th April 1915 aged 29 years.

JUDGE

Frederick Thomas

Lance Corporal L/9706. 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Died Tuesday 24th April 1917.

LOUCH

F.G

F.G LOUCH. Royal Artillery – No further information currently available - The Great War medal rolls show a possible man who is not recorded as a war casualty. He may be yet another example of a man being medically discharged because of wounds and then not recorded as a war casualty when he died - Driver 2622 George LOUCH. Royal Field Artillery (RFA).

MAYNARD

James Charles

Gunner 33445. 24th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA). Died Sunday 8th April 1917 aged 26 years.

MAYNARD

William

Private TF/204219. 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Sunday 30th September 1917 aged 36 years.

MAYNARD

Robert Hudson

Private 33436. 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly (23940) East Yorkshire Regiment. Died Monday 2nd April 1917 aged 30 years.

MUNNION

Frederick Arthur

Sergeant 821. 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died Monday 4th June 1917 aged 35 years.

NICOLAI

Ronald Claude

Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died Sunday 25th April 1915 aged 22 years.

PARKER

Herbert

Corporal 177. 8th Battalion, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles). Died Sunday 16th May 1915 aged 35 years.

RICHARDS

Frank

Private G/6288. 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Saturday 7th October 1916 aged 23 years.

RUSSELL

James

Private 16664. 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB). Died 31st July 1916.

SHARP

Charles William

Private S/43250. 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died Sunday 3rd February 1918 aged 22 years.

SHARP

William

Sergeant M2/114961. 967th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps (RASC). Died Monday 27th January 1919 aged 31 years.

SMALL

Charles

Private G/5135. 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Saturday 20th May 1916 aged 34 years.

SMITH

Alfred

Private G/5179. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 14th March 1915.

SPAIN

Leonard William

Private G/4749. 1st Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Formerly “G” Company, 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Sunday 18th April 1915 aged 25 years.

STEARNS

Patrick Chillingworth

Lieutenant. 5th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps (KRRC). Formerly 7th Battalion KRRC. Died Tuesday 4th December 1917 aged 21 years.

TENNANT

Henry

Second Lieutenant. 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) later transferred to 52nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps (RFC). Died Sunday 27th May 1917 aged 19 years.

WARD

Harry Richard

Air Mechanic 2nd Class F/6276. HMS “President”. Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). Died Saturday 21st July 1917 aged 18 years.

WATSON

Walter

Sergeant 9323. 11th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died Monday 13th May 1918.

MAYNARD

C.

Private. Royal Artillery (RA) – No further information currently available

2 December 2004

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