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GREADT HARDRES AND STELLING MINNIS WAR MEMORIAL

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

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1914 -1918

CHAMPION Edward

Private 40939, 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Formerly (125841) Royal Engineers (RE). Died 1st June 1918. Born Upper Hardres. Enlisted Ramsgate. Resided Canterbury.

COOK Ernest [Edward]

Private G/39705, 12th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 17th February 1917. Born Elmsted. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Canterbury.

CROUCHER Albert [Edward]

Private L/8763, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died UK 8th January 1915. Born Petham. Enlisted Chatham. Resided Borough Green.

DALE Edward [Seldon]

Corporal G/17586, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 9th September 1916. Enlisted Canterbury.

FAGG Charles [Frederick]

Private L/10341, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 28th September 1915. Born Dover. Enlisted Dover. Resided Lympne.

FRANCIS George

Private G/18434, 11th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Formerly (3234) Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles (Yeomanry) (REKMR). Died 20th September 1917. Born Sturry. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Lower Hardres.

FOORD Thomas [Henry]

Private L/8627, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 20th October 1914. Born Stelling Minnis. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Stelling Minnis.

FOORD William [Henry]

Lance Corporal L/8690, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 28th September 1915. Born Stelling Minnis. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Stelling Minnis.

GAMMON George [Henry Hiam]

Private G/12187, 8th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 10th November 1918. Born Strood. Enlisted Woolwich, London.

HOARE Alfred [Lawrence]

Private G/87324, 23rd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 22nd May 1918. Born Chatham. Enlisted Grove Park, Kent. Resided Canterbury.

HOBBS William

Lance Corporal G/22868, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 3rd May 1917. Born Hythe. Enlisted Elham. Resided Sandgate, Folkestone.

JENNINGS Stephen

Private 14180, 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabineers). Died 23rd March 1918. Born Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Enlisted Penrith, Cumbria. Resided Upper Hardres.

KEELER Ernest [George]

Private L/8620, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 27th July 1916. Born Stelling Minnis. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Stelling Minnis.

MILES Edward [Arthur]

Sergeant 85806, Royal Field Artillery (R.F.A). Died 10th November 1918. Born Faversham. Enlisted Canterbury.

SAYER Horace

Private 205088, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 30th June 1918. Aged 21. Born Chillenden, Kent, enlisted Canterbury. Son of George and Violet Sayer, of Pilot's Cottages, Lower Hardres, Canterbury, Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 58 and 59.

SWAN Walter

Private G/22289, 6th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 10th April 1917. Born Challock. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Shottenden. Soldiers Died Great War lists this man as being born in CHALARK.

WOOLLETT George

Private 32514, 5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 8th September 1918. Born Stelling Minnis. Enlisted Canterbury. Resided Stelling Minnis.

1939 – 1945
BRADFORD F

No further information currently available

HOARE Reginald

Gunner 2065275, 468 Battaery, 29 Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 18th May 1943 at Liskard Cornwall. Aged 20. Born Bridge, resident Stelling Minnis. Son of William John and Edith Florence Hoare. of Stelling Minnis. Buried in ST. MARY CHURCHARD, STELLINGT, Kent.

LANE Edward [Theodore]

Private 6289341, 5th Battalion, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). Died 2nd August 1940 aged 23 years.

MASKELL Leslie [Frank]

Private 2033656, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 6th January 1941 aged 23 years.

ROGERS D

No further information currently available

TITMUS Ernest [Horace]

Sapper 1904691, 667th General Construction Company, Royal Engineers (RE). Died 27th June 1940 aged 44 years.

WRAIGHT Reginald [Charles]

Lance Corporal 6291771, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). Died 30th September 1942. Resided Stowting.

Last updated 2 September, 2006

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