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TUNBRIDGE WELLS WAR MEMORIAL

WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES 'O'

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Edward James Gilbert 2012

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OAKLEY Harry
Harry was born in Tunbridge Wells and was a resident of the town before the war but enlisted at Maidstone. He was a Private (#T/202494) with 'C' Coy 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) who at age 29 died in France June 24, 1917. He is recorded at the Philosophe British Cemetery (II. R. 10). He was the husband of Helen Myers (formerly Oakley) of 54 Woodlands rd., Tunbridge Wells. He is listed on the plaque at St James Church as Henry Oakley. He is also listed as Private H. Oakley on the High Brooms memorial plaque.
OATEN Frank Cecil
Frank was a Serjeant (#7582) with the 10th Battalion, Queens Own West Kent Regiment who died at age 23 in Italy January 14, 1919. He is recorded at the Montacchio Precalcina Command Cemetery (Plot 10, Row D, Grave 8). He was the son of Samuel and Hannah Ellen Oaten of Tunbridge Wells.
OBBARD Joseph
Joseph was born in Sussex but a resident of Tunbridge Wells before the war and enlisted for service at Tonbridge. He was a Private (#G/26321) with the Queens Own West Kent Regiment who died at age 24 in Belgium September 19, 1917. He is recorded at the Tyne Cot Memorial (Panel 106 to 108). He was the son of William and Ellen Obbard of Cherry Gardens, Withyham, Sussex and the husband of Ada June Obbard of 78 Woodside Rd., Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells.
OLIVER William James
He is also recorded on the plaque at St Marks Church, Tunbridge Wells. He was a Lance Corporal with the Royal West Kent Regiment.
OLIVER-JONES Alfred Vernon
Alfred was a Lieut. with the 21st Royal Flying Corps and Royal Field Artillery who died July 21 to 23, 1916. He is recorded at the Arras Flying Services Memorial. He was the son of the late William Oliver-Jones nephew and adopted son of Alfred Taylor-Jones of Wybourne Grange, Tunbridge Wells.
ORR Edward Farquharson Burkitt
Edward was a Lieut. with the HQ 173rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery who at age 22 died in France March 23 or 24, 1918. He is recorded at the Ham. British Cemetery Muille-Villete, France (II. D. 25). He was the son of James and Mary Orr.
OSBORNE Arthur
Arthur was a Serjeant (#43087) with the 196th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) who died at age 29 in Belgium July 31, 1917. He is recorded at the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (panel 56). He was the son of William and Hannah Osborne and husband of Daisy Osborne of 44 Granville Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He is listed on the plaque at St James Church as Arthur Osborne.
O'SULLIVAN A M
possibly Arthur Matthew He was a Rifleman (#44355) with the Royal Irish Rifles, 11th Battalion, who at the age of 29 died in Belgium June 8, 1917, He is recorded at the Spanbroekmolen British Cemetery (B. 12). He was the son of Michael and Mary A. O'Sullivan of 12 Avon St., Tunbridge Wells.
OVENDEN Charles
Charles was born in Tunbridge Wells, lived and enlisted there for service. He was a Private (#633377) with the London Regiment, 20th Battalion, when he died at age 19 in France October 1. 1916. He is recorded at the Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 9D). He was the son of Mrs and Mrs G. Ovenden of 29 Rochdale Rd. Tunbridge Wells.
OVENDEN Charles Edward
Charles was born in Tunbridge Wells and a resident of the town before the war and enlisted for service there. He was a Private (#633377) with the 20th (City of London) Battalion, (Blackheath and Woolwich) who at age 19 died in France October 1, 1916. He is recorded at the Thiepval Memorial (9C, 9C, 13C and 12C). He was the son of Mr and Mrs G Ovenden of 29 Rochdale Rd., Tunbridge Wells. He was formerly #1637 with the Queens Own West Kent Regiment.
OXENBRIDGE George Herbert
George was born at Tonbridge and was a resident of Tunbridge Wells before the war. He was a Private (#TF/3644) with the 2nd/4th Battalion, Queens Own West Kent Regiment who died August 23, 1915 at Gallipoli (Balkan Theatre). He is also recorded on the Rusthall War Memorial.
OXLEY Ernest Edgar
Ernest was born in Tunbridge Wells and was a resident of the town before the war and enlisted for service at Southborough. He was a Sapper (#1150) with the 1st/3rd Kent Field Coy Royal Engineers and was a soldier that died at sea October 28, 1915 during the Hythe disaster.

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