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THANET, ST PETER, WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Michael Peck 2010

The Thanet, St Peter, war memorial stands outside the church of St Peter, Church Street, Broadstairs, Thanet, Kent. It takes the form of a tall Calvary cross on octagonal podium with the names on a tiled screen with canopy adjacent; beneath the cross the four sides contain carvings of coat of arms, crossed keys, royal coat of arms and an invicta horse respectively. There are 118 name slisted for World War 1 only.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2010

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1914-1918
IN THE YEARS OF OUR LORD 1914 – 1918
ALL THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO IN THE GREAT WAR DIED FOR US AND
FOR OUR PEACE ARE NAMED ON THIS MEMORIAL THAT THEY MAY BE
REMEMBERED HERE TOGETHER HOWEVER FAR APART THEY LIE

1914  
BLIGHT Sidney Harry
Private L/13800. 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 24th August 1914, aged 21 years. Son of William and Harriet Blight. Husband of Elsie Maud Blight of 77 High Street, Stonehouse, Plymouth, DEV. Born Tottenham and enlisted Mill Hill, MDX. Commemorated St Symphorien Military Cemetery. III.A.23.
BRENCHLEY Robert Henry
[1st Class POon memorial] Blacksmith 156247, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Cressy’. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 46 years. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Mary Brenchley (nee Epps) of Broadstairs, husband of Louisa J Brenchley (nee Fagg) of 6 Richborough Villas, St Peter’ss Park Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 6.
GOODEY J J
Rifleman.
Possibly Jesse John Goodey (unable to identify J J Goodey as casualty in 1914). Rifleman 5/414. B Company, 3rd battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 2nd January 1915, aged 19 years. Son of Jesse and Margaret Goodey of 362 Cricklewood Lane, Childs Hill, LND. Born Canning Town, enlisted Stratford, ESS and resident Isle of Thanet (place unspecified), Kent. Commemorated Ration Farm Military Cemetery. VII.A.16.
HORN James Frederick
Petty Officer 1st Class 181049, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Cressy’. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 35 years. Son of Charlie and Mary Ann Horn of Rose Cottage, Reading Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Husband of Fanny Elizabeth Horn of Mentor, Ohio, USA. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 1.
KEMP Frank
Private L/8110. 1st Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 31st October 1914, aged 28 years. Son of Henry and Sarah Ann Kemp of 3 Sacketts Hill Cottages, St Peter’s’s in Thanet, Kent. Born Ramsgate, enlisted Canterbury and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Leeds (Lawnswood) Cemetery. Screen Wall. W.429.
MILLER Thomas James
Stoker 1st Class K/686, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Cressy’. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 24 years. Son of J and C B Miller of ‘Queenville’, Reading Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 5.
MASTERS Albert Adin
Private G/6968. 1st Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 20th October 1914, aged 27 years. Son of Adin Masters of New Cottages, Westwood, Kent, husband of Kate Alice Masters (nee Fasham) of 2 Laurel Cottages, Camden Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Ramsgate, enlisted Canterbury and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 2.
NOOTT Mervyn
Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 20th October 1914, aged 24 years. Son of William Noott M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. and Louisa Noott of Upton Lodge, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 2.
SETTERFIELD Charles Alfred
Stoker 1st Class K/3322, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Aboukir’. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 24 years. Son of William Richard and Elizabeth Setterfield of 16 Livingstone Road, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 5.
1915  
BRENCHLEY John Edward
Private G/4948. 2nd Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 29th July 1915. Son of William Henry and Hannah Elizabeth Brenchley (nee Hills). Born c1891 St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Ramsgate and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Dranouter Churchyard. VI.9.
CROOM Edward John
Lance Corporal 2853. 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 14th May 1915, aged 24 years. Son of Elizabeth Croom of 1 Chapel Place, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Broadstairs, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 46-48 and 50.
GARDNER Walter Ernest
Private G/2713. 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 20th August 1915. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Ramsgate and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5D.
GULLICK Arthur Lewis
Lieutenant. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3rd October 1915, aged 30 years. Son of Major Harry Timbs and Eva Maria Gullick of ‘Uplands’, Pirbright, SRY. Commemorated Bois-Carre Military Cemetery. A.21.
HARRISON Robert
Private GS/SR/21. Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 28th September 1915. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
HILLS Henry James
Leading Seaman 239488, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Europa’. Died 17th October 1915, aged 24 years. Commemorated Pieta Military Cemetery. A.XV.5.
LEWIS Robert William
Corporal S/6480. 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds 1st July 1915, aged 28 years. Son of George and Jane Lewis of Reading Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Norwich, NFK, enlisted Margate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery. I.B.11.
MILLER Arthur John
Private G/685. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 22nd July 1915. Husband of Ina Miller of 121 Cranbury Road, Eastleigh, HAM. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Pont-De-Nieppe Communal Cemetery. I.A.15.
PHILPOTT Frederick Norman
Rifleman Z/2927. 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 26th June 1915. Born Broadstairs, Kent, enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Talana Farm Cemetery. II.B.7.
PIGGOTT Frederick Edward
Staff Sergeant Major 6. 5th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died 26th April 1915, aged 38 years. Son of John Drew and Harriet Piggott. Born Broadstairs, Kent. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Commemorated Lone Pine Memorial. 24.
SHAXTED George Walter Thomas
Private G/444. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 20th October 1915, aged 20 years. Son of Walter John and Ellen Charlotte Shaxted (nee Jewsbury) of 4 Rose Villas, Westwood, Kent. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Westwood, Kent. Commemorated Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery. II.A.61.
SIMPSON Thomas
Private L/8223. B Company, 1st Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 9th August 1915, aged 27 years. Son of Henry and Ellen Simpson of Star Cottage, Westwood, Kent. Born Canning Town, ESS, enlisted Canterbury and resident Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 12 and 14.
SNOWDEN Harcourt John
Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed by sniper 11th January 1915, aged 27 years. Son of Rev. Harcourt Charles Vaux M.A. and Augusta Louisa Snowden (nee Daniel). Commemorated Rue-Des-Berceaux Military Cemetery. I.B.13.
SOLLY Albert George
Private L/8867. C Company, 2nd Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 11th February 1915, aged 23 years. Son of Edward Solly of 2 Gordon Villas, Westwood, Kent. Husband of Edith Maud Hill (formerly Solly) of 5 Park Place, Margate, Kent. Born Westwood, enlisted Canterbury and resident Margate, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin gate) Memorial. Panel 12 and 14.
WISH Charles [Edward]
[Lance Sergeant on memorial] Sergeant 11906. 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Killed in action 17th May 1915. Born Clerkenwell, LND, enlisted Westminster, MDX and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner. IV.K.18.
WOOD Ernest
[Lance Sergeant on memorial] Private G/5068. 1st Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), formerly 20878 Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 5th May 1915, aged 36 years. Son of Thomas Wood of Molash, Kent. Born Molash, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery. VIII.H.16.
1916  
AUSTEN H
Private.
Possibly Horace George Austen (unable to identify Private H Austen as casualty 1916). Sergeant 2529. 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18th November 1916. Son of (the late) Charles and Emma Louisa Austen of 2 Ethelbert Gardens, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. Born, enlisted and resident Margate, Kent. Commemorated Stump Road Cemetery. B.16.
BEAN Frederick Frank
Leading Stoker K/6026, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Hampshire’. Died 5th June 1916, aged 25 years. Son of (the late) James Caleb and Mary Jane Bean of Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 16.
BING J H
Gunner.
Possibly John Harold Bing although unable to identify as military casualty 1914-1921. J H Bing born 1885 the son of Edward and Mary Susannah Bing (nee Bradley). Appears to be in St Peter’s in Thanet 1901, and Broadstairs 1911 with wife May Bing. Possible civil death registration in 1916, so Possibly discharged from Army prior to death.

Note:- Not on memorial: Leonard Arthur Bing. Military Medal. Sergeant G/707. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 4th February 1916, aged 22 years. Son of George and Alma Mary Bing of 3 Harwood Villas, Margate Road, Ramsgate, Kent. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted and resident Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Pozieres British Cemetery. IV.G.16.
BOWLES Edward John
Private G/8534. 9th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died home 25th January 1916. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted and resident Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Shoreham by Sea Cemetery. B.18.24.
BOWYER H
Drummer.
Possibly Horace Edwin Bowyer (unable to identify Drummer H Bowyer as casualty in 1916). Private G/2813. 8th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment), formerly 2792 Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 19th June 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Horace William and Jane Bowyer of 39 St Georges Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Dulwich, SRY, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). II.E.230.
BROWN Frederick Arthur
Private G/505. 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 12th September 1916, aged 24 years. Son of M and E Brown of 2 Garden Villas, Beacon Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Westminster, MDX, enlisted Margate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
BUNCE Job
Private 03850. Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 27th July 1916, aged 34 years. Son of Henry and Alice Bunce. Husband of Florence Emily Bunce (nee Pusey) of 25 Chaucer Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Chichester, HAM. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
CASTLE Frederick Holness
Private G/8455. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 32 years. Brother of Mrs Charlotte S Chapman of 1 Paramor Cottages, Westwood, Kent. Born, enlisted and resident Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5D.
DOUGLAS-HAMILTON Leslie Reginald Coventry
[Listed as Major on memorial] Captain. 7th Battalion, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, attached Lancashire Fusiliers Killed in action 25th July 1916, aged 34 years. Son of A R and L Douglas-Hamilton. Commemorated Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt. III.F.18.
FRAYLING Michael Stapleton
Second Lieutenant. C battery, 183rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 16th September 1916, aged 18 years. Son of (the late) Rev Edwin John Frayling (Vicar of Harwich) and Georgina Maria Frayling (nee Stapleton) of Kingsgate, Broadstairs, Kent. Educated St Edmunds School, Canterbury, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1A and 8A.
HAMMOND George Trice
Able Seaman 235905(CH), Royal Navy. HMS ‘Pembroke’. Died 22nd July 1916, aged 26 years. Son of John and Harriet Jane Priscilla Hammond of ‘Ivydene’, Beacon Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
HARDING Ernest Edward
Lance Corporal G/5559. 8th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 22nd August 1916. Born Milford, SRY, enlisted Ramsgate, Kent and resident Milford, SRY. Commemorated Delville Wood Cemetery. XIII.K.10.
HOBDAY Alfred Sidney
Private G/8559. A Company, 10th Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 19th October 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Alfred Edward and Julia Hobday of 55 Albion Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Born and enlisted Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
HYMERS Frederick William
[Memorial lists him as Trumpeter] Driver 1063. C Battery, 222nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 9th July 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Mrs Susannah Hymers of 3 Buckingham Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Amara War Cemetery. IX.H.10.
JARMAM S S
Private.
Possibly Stanley Stephen Jarman (unable to identify S S Jarmam as casualty in 1916). Private T/3050. 5th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 11th July 1916. Born c1895 St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Thanet (place unspecified) and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Basra War Cemetery. VI.P.16.
MANUEL A J
Private.
Possibly Albert James Manuel. Born c. 1892 Lower Hardres, Kent the son of Jesse and Annie Emma Manuel. Present Lower Hardres 1911. SDGW has no trace of A J Manuel, CWGC has A J Manuel (no forenames noted). Private 20780. Supernumerary Company, 5th Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 6th February 1916. Commemorated Greenwich Cemetery. Screen Wall. 3.C.A.44.
MARSH Sidney [Charles]
Private G/9057. 8th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 14th July 1916. Son of J H H Marsh. Born, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Caterpillar Valley Cemetery. XVI.K.5.
MAXTED Harry
Stoker 1st Class K/18376(PO), Royal Navy. Died 5th June 1916, aged 21 years. Son of (the late) Mrs Mary Ann Maxted of St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery. F.91A.
MOON Leonard James
Lieutenant. 10th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died 23rd November 1916. Commemorated Karasouli Military Cemetery. A.189.
PILBEAM Arthur James
Private T/1021. 5th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 27th July 1916. Born South Ashford, Kent and enlisted Worthing, SSX. Commemorated Amora War Cemetery. IX.B.3.
STOCKDALE Norman Henry
[Lieutenant on memorial] Second Lieutenant. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th September 1916. Commemorated Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension. J.31.
TREVOR Rev. Ernest Wilberforce
Chaplain 4th Class, Army Chaplains Department, attached 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds 14th November 1916, aged 30 years. Son of Rev G W and A F Stockdale of 3 Bloomfield Place, Bath, SOM. Born Marton in Cleveland, YKS. Commemorated Hamel Military Cemetery. II.D.21.
WATLER Sidney James
Private G/39680. 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 25th December 1916. Born Margate, enlisted Canterbury and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 12D and 13B.
WICKHAM Nigel John Latham
Captain. 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Died 18th April 1916, aged 25 years. Son of Mr and Mrs Frederic R Wickham of Seapoint Lodge, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery. I.K.33.
1917  
AUSTEN Thomas Charles Barwick
Boy Telegraphist J/44773, Royal navy. HMS ‘Vanguard’. Died 9th July 1917, aged 17 years. Son of Charles James and Kate Austen of 52 Church Street, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 23.
BAKER William
Private. Battalion G/3947, 6th Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 24th June 1917. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Margate and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No: 1. V.D.60.
BRITTON Edward Charles
Private TR/99623. Training Reserve, Army Service Corps, formerly M/273811 Army Service Corps (MT). Died 7th June 1917, aged 39 years. Son of Henry William and Luisa Britton of Broadstairs, Kent. Born Ramsgate, Kent, enlisted Grove Park (which unspecified) and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
BUTCHER George James
Private 15073. 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers, formerly 4744 Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 10th November 1917, aged 38 years. Husband of Maud Jane Butcher of ‘Ethelville’, 4 Belvedere Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Crundall (?), enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 143 to 144.
CRAYFORD Henry Richard
Private 26001. 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1917. Born Broadstairs and enlisted Canterbury, Kent. Commemorated Cement House Cemetery. VII.B.37.
DENMEE Alfred Leonard
Private T/201627. 2/4th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 1st December 1917, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) John and Elizabeth Denmee. Brother of Walter Frank Denmee. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Broadstairs and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Cambrai Memorial. Panel 3.
DENMEE Walter Frank
[Listed as Private on memorial] Lance Corporal 101519. Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), formerly 2288 2/1st Royal East Kent Yeomanry (Mounted Rifles). Died home 13th July 1917. Son of (the late) John and Elizabeth Denmee, brother of Alfred Leonard Denmee. Husband of Ellen F Denmee (nee Muggleton) of 30 Denmark Road, Ramsgate, Kent. Born 1884 St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Herne and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
EMPTAGE Charles Edwin
Private 33192. 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, formerly 10329 Lancers. Died of wounds 26th October 1917. Born and enlisted Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 23 to 28 and 163A.
FAGG Arthur Henry
Private 29012. 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 24th April 1917. Born, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 7.
GOATHAM Stanley Wilfred
Private 269860. 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 24th April 1917, aged 28 years. Son of Frank and Agar Goatham of St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Husband of Florence Harper (formerly Goatham, nee Willis) of 7 Dymchurch Road, Hythe, Kent. Born Thanet (place unspecified), enlisted Broadstairs and resident Thanet (place unspecified), Kent. Commemorated Canadian Cemetery No: 2. 4.B.4.
GRANGER John Alexander
Private T/203530. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 6th December 1917. Born, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Le Cateau Military Cemetery. V.E.11.
GREEN James Bertram
[Listed as Lance Sergeant on memorial] Sergeant T/241291. 5th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 12th February 1917. Born Margate, enlisted Canterbury and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Amara War cemetery. XX.J.2.
GREENSTREET Robert George
Private G/26252. 11th Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 8th August 1917, aged 35 years. Son of George Greenstreet of Margate, husband of Annie Jane Greenstreet (nee Bedingfield) of 7 Laune Villas, Gordon Road, Westwood, Kent. Born Margate and enlisted Herne Bay, Kent. Commemorated Bedford House Cemetery. Enclosure No: 4. VII.B.19.
HILLER Henry John
Sapper 155280. 87th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 8th May 1917. Born Broadstairs, Kent, enlisted Leyburn, YKS and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Feuchy British Cemetery. II.B.10.
HOGBEN William Stephen
Private 31243. 111th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 24440 Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 11th April 1917, aged 21 years. Son of William and Emily Hogben of Bromstone Cottage, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Broadstairs and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 10.
JAMES George Henry
Private 292034. 9th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th October 1917, aged 19 years. Son of George and Fanny James of 24 Livingstone Road, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Born Broadstairs, enlisted Margate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 38 to 40.
KNIGHT Charles John Thomas
Private G/13592. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Enlisted and resident Margate, Kent. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2.
LLOYD Ernest Alfred Collyer
Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Killed in action 31st July 1917, aged 27 years. Son of E O and Margaret Lloyd of 7 Bryanston Square, LND. Commemorated Artillery Wood Cemetery. II.E.3.
McGAVIN Stewart Gordon
Private 12863. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 23rd September 1917, aged 32 years. Son of James William and Edith Rebecca McGavin of 7 Harbour Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
MILLER John Thomas
Lance Corporal G/2524. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action3rd May 1917. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2.
MILLER Leonard Alfred
Private G/4577. 2nd Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Salonika 29th September 1917, aged 32 years. Son of Mrs Cooper of St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Husband of Mabel N Miller (nee Martin) of 7 Northdown Road, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Born St Peter’s in Thanet, enlisted Canterbury and resident St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated Struma Military Cemetery. IV.H.3.
MUGGLETON Reginald [Sam]
Able Seaman J/16169, Royal navy. HMS ‘Mary Rose’. Died 17th October 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Samuel James and Jane Muggleton of 28 Upton Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Brother of Charles Muggleton. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 22.
NASH Percy James
Private G/37295. 11th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 1st August 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Samuel Nash of 34 Albion Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Broadstairs, enlisted Herne Bay and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 11-13 and 14.
PRICE Walter
Private 203305. 4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Palestine 2nd November 1917, aged 38 years. Son of Richard and Mary Jane Price of Broadstairs, Kent. Husband of Eliza Price of ‘Summer Ville’, Albion Street, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Born Broughton, Manchester, LAN and enlisted Canterbury, Kent. Commemorated Gaza War Cemetery. XV.A.12.
SAUNDER George Bertram
Second Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 15th April 1917, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) Samuel Arthur and Alice Saunder of Wellington College, BRK. Commemorated St Patricks Cemetery, Loos. III.A.5.
SMITH E A F
Private.
Possibly Ernest Albert Friend Smith (one E A F Smith only identified as casualty in 1917). Private 20436. 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regimen, New Zealand Expeditionary Force). Killed in action 8th June 1917. Commemorated Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial.
SPICE William Henry
Private 33549. 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 18th July 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Mrs W Spice of Gasometer House, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Chailey, enlisted Canterbury and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 6.
URRY Frank Allen
Private G/52024. 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, formerly STK/2796 Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds 2nd May 1917, aged 30 years. Son of Walter B and Elizabeth Frances Urry of Staveley Lodge, 3 Northdown Avenue, Clintonville, Margate, Kent. Born Margate, Kent, enlisted Lewisham and resident Catford, LND. Commemorated Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension. II.F.11.
VASSEY William Alfred
Private 81151. 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 28th November 1917. Born Dover, enlisted Canterbury and resident Thanet (place unspecified), Kent. Commemorated Cambrai Memorial. Panel 3 and 4
WATLER Bertram Henry
Private 2545. 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 5th April 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Mrs Henrietta Watler of 5 Afghan Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Margate Cemetery. 5379.
WHITE Harold Gilbert
Airman 2nd Class 42201, Royal Flying Corps. Died 30th April 1917, aged 35 years. Son of (the late) Mr and Mrs C H White of Broadstairs, Kent. Husband of Ethel Caroline White of 22 Penshurst Road, Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
WIGGINTON John Charles
Petty Officer Stoker 304978, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Laforey’. Died 23rd March 1917. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 23.
WRIGHT Alfred
Private SS/20930. 28th Company, Army Service Corps. Died Balkans 15th February 1917, aged 44 years. Son of Charles and Mary Wright of Haywards Heath, SSX. Husband of Flora L Wright of 35 York Street, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Wiversfield, SSX, enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Burgess Hill, SSX. Commemorated Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery. 805.
1918  
APPLETON George William
Second Officer, Mercantile Marine Reserve. HM Fleet Messenger ‘Susetta’. Died 14th December 1918, aged 28 years. Born Hurst castle, Lymington, HAM the only son of (the late) George Gershom and Lizzie Caroline Appleton of ‘Gable End’, 19 Rectory Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial. 30.
BROCKMAN Henry James
Second Corporal 541387. 10th Field Troop (Imperial Camel Bde), Royal Engineers. Killed in action Egypt 2nd April 1918, aged 35 years. Son of Stephen and Elizabeth Brockman of 1 Upton Cottages, Upton, Broadstairs, Kent. Husband of Mary Ann Brockman of 58A Longridge Road, Earls Court, LND. Born Broadstairs and enlisted Gillingham, Kent. Commemorated Jerusalem Memorial. Addenda Panel.
CASTLE John Leslie
Private M2/183637. Army Service Corps. Died home 29th July 1918, aged 20 years. Son of John Thomas and Edith Castle of The Manse, Cadborough Hill, Rye, SSX. Born, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated
CHAPPELL W
Private.
Possibly Wilfred Chappell (unable to identify W Chappell as casualty in 1918). Private DM2/151403. 622nd Company, Army Service Corps. Died East Africa 3rd September 1916, aged 31 years. Son of (the late) Henry and Marianne Chappell of 7 Walmsley Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Margate, Kent, enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Taveta Military Cemetery. II.A.3.
CLEWER Sydney Herbert
Gunner 168940. 46th Battery, 39th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 19th October 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Mr and Mrs Clewer of 42 High Street, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Born St Peter’s in Thanet and enlisted Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Vadencourt British Cemetery. II.C.29.
CHURCHILL Wandrill Maurice
Major. Indian Cavalry. Wounded Gallipoli unknown date, died 4th November 1918. Son of Mary Constance Churchill. No trace CWGC and commemoration not known.
GIFFORD David Alfred
Private RMA/16104, Royal Marine Artillery. Died 20th July 1918, aged 17 years. Son of Alfred James and Clara Adelaide Gifford of 17 Afghan Road, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
GOODBURN Robert Sydney
Private 228612. 1st Battalion, London Regiment attached 2/4th Battalion, formerly 266897 Kent Cyclists Battalion. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born, enlisted and resident Broadstairs, Kent Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 85 and 86.
GREENWOOD Henry James
Petty Officer J/2034, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Otranto’. Died 6th October 1918, aged 24 years. Son of James Henry and Alice Greenwood of Margate St John, Kent. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 28.
GREENWOOD James Henry
Lance Corporal T/265387. 19th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died home 4th May 1918. Born Chester, CHS, enlisted and resident Margate, Kent. Appears to be father of Henry James Greenwood, to have been born 1865 Chester St John, CHS and to have married Alice Thunder. Commemorated Margate Cemetery. 4845
HAMMOND H J
Sergeant.
Possibly John Harvey Hammond (unable to identify H J Hammond as casualty 1918). Sergeant 121816, Royal Air Force. 18 Squadron. Died 14th August 1918. Commemorated Arras Flying Services Memorial.
HARRISON Leofrie Arthur
Sergeant 17573. 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died 28th May 1918, aged 24 years. Son Arthur Harrison of Broadstairs, Kent. Husband of Florence Mary Harrison of Rose Cottage, Westgate on Sea, Kent. Born Pimlico, MDX, enlisted Kingston on Thames and resident West Croydon, SRY. Commemorated Berlin South-Western Cemetery. XIV.D.4.
HESSE John Vivienne
Corporal 2867. 3rd Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 21st November 1918, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) John and Emma E Hesse of 7 Leslie Cottages, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
HEWETT W T
Able Seaman.
Possibly William Thomas Hewett (unable to identify W T Hewett as casualty 1918). Able Seaman London Z/1551, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Died 20th July 1917. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 1.
HOLLIDAY William Alfred
Private G/35491. 10th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 10th October 1918. Born Westgate, enlisted Margate and resident Kingsgate, Margate, Kent. Commemorated Rue-David Military Cemetery. II.G.42.
KENNETT Herbert George Philpott
Private G/18842. 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 31st May 1918. Born St Peter’s in Thanet and enlisted Herne Bay, Kent. Commemorated Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery. V.C.15.
MATTHEWS M A V
Military Cross. Major.
Unable to identify and no further information.
MILLER Herbert [Robert] Gladstone
Sergeant 8994. 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action 18th September 1918. Born Broadstairs, Kent and enlisted London (place unspecified). Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 65 to 66.
MUGGLETON Charles
Leading Seaman J/1787(CH), Royal Navy. HMS ‘Racoon’. Died 9th January 1918, aged 27 years. Son of Samuel James and Jane Muggleton of Aberdour, Upton Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Brother of Reginald Sam Muggleton. Commemorated Rathmullan (St Columb) Church of Ireland Churchyard.
MURPHY John
Petty Officer 1st Class 191306, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Pembroke’. Died 6th November 1918, aged 38 years. Husband of Daisy Murphy of ‘Rosemary’, Beacon Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
NEALE Arthur Burkley
Private 13176. 16th Lancers. Killed in action 13th January 1918, aged 29 years. Son of William and Adelaide Neale of Broadstairs, Kent. Husband of Eliza Neale of 39 Albany Road, Norwich, Norfolk. Born Broadstairs and enlisted Canterbury, Kent, resident Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Hargicourt British Cemetery. I.H.2.
NEALE Percy J
Private 5018. Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 11th July 1918, aged 31 years. Husband of Annie M J Neale of 2 Shanklin Terrace, Broadstairs, Kent. Awarded Croix de Guerre (France). Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
NASH Albert Stephen
Private 35994. C Company, 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 25th August 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Samuel Nash of ‘St Quentin’, West Cliff, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Broadstairs and enlisted Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Adanac Military Cemetery. III.F.14.
PILBEAM George W
Lance Bombardier 64145. 216th Siege Battery, Royal garrison Artillery. Killed in action 24th April 1918. Born Ashford, enlisted Sittingbourne and resident Broadstairs, Kent Commemorated Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension. III.C.7.
PRETT Frederick Stephen
Private 203192. Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment), transferred 547816 Labour Corps. Died 22nd May 1918, aged 38 years. Son of Frederick and Martha Prett of Northwood, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
SHEPERDON William John
Private 26614. East Surrey Regiment posted to 23rd Battalion, London Regiment, formerly 84159 Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1918, aged 18 years. Son of Mr and Mrs A A Sheperdon of 1 Fern Cottages, Westwood, Kent. Born and enlisted Margate, Kent. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 44 to 45.
SPRINGETT Henry John
Corporal 548425. 255th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 31st May 1918, aged 26 years. Husband of Lillian Ruth Springett of 3 Albion Villas, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Born Ramsgate, Kent, enlisted London (place unspecified) and resident Broadstairs, Kent Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XXVIII. F.10A.
STOKES Frederick Charles
Private 31291. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) attached 63rd Battalion, Royal Naval Division, formerly 8436 East Kent Regiment. Died of wounds 28th November 1918, aged 23 years. Son of John and Fanny Stokes of 4 Tabernacle Cottages, Northwood, Ramsgate, Kent. Born Northwood and enlisted Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated Etaples Military Cemetery. LI.C.19.
SUTTON W
Able Seaman.
Possibly W Sutton (forename not known, only Able Seaman W Sutton noted as casualty in 1918). Able Seaman J/1441 (CH), Royal Navy. HMS ‘Mantua’. Died 20th August 1918. Commemorated Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery. 1. F.14.
WICKHAM Stephen James
Private 235892. C Company, 13th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, formerly 4487 Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 27th June 1918, aged 28years. Son of Mrs E Wickham, St Peter’s in Thanet, Kent. Born Margate, enlisted Canterbury and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 8.
WOODRUFF Ernest
Private 51488. 15th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th May 1918, aged 37years. Son of (the late) Charles Stephen and Elizabeth Woodruff of Rugby House, Chandos Square, Broadstairs, husband of Rosina Marion Woodruff of 1 Tipton Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Born Margate, enlisted Ramsgate and resident Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated Varennes Military Cemetery. III.B.11.
1919  
BRENCHLEY William
Gunner 189070. 109th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died 7th June 1919, aged 32 years. Son of (the late) Mr and Mrs Brenchley. Husband of Rose Lillian Brenchley (nee Pilcher) of 2 Tabernacle Cottages, Northwood, Ramsgate, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
GOSNEY G W
Private. Unable to identify, no further information currently available.
MEASDAY Albert Victor
Rifleman 60210. 53rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Born 1900 and died 30th May 1919. Commemorated Cologne Southern Cemetery. IV.B.3.
MOORE Walter Ernest
Able Seaman R/6241, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Died 16th February 1919, aged 37 years. Son of Walter Moore of Cranbrook, Kent. Husband of Elizabeth E Moore of 5 Fort Cottages, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.
1920  
TANNENBAUM M
Private.
CWGC has M Tannenbaum, 1911 census has Nathan Montague Tannenbaum. Private 93282. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 26th May 1920, aged 25 years. Son of Nathan and Kate Tannenbaum of 7 Belvedere Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated St Peter’s in Thanet Churchyard.

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