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TUNBRIDGE WELLS WAR MEMORIAL

WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES 'V'

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Edward James Gilbert 2012

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VAN DEN BERGH James H.
James was a Lieut. with the 6th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery who died in France May 21, 1916 at age 13, and is recorded at the Arras Memorial (Bay 1). He is also recorded on the plaque of St Marks Church, Tunbridge Wells. He was the brother of S. J. H. Vand Den Bergh who was also killed in the war. The website Ancestry. UK there if a photograph pertaining to him taken May 21, 1916 on a private tree of the Van Den Bergh family. James was born 1893. In the 1901 census he and his brother Seymour are living as borders at Hanpstead, London (146 King Henry Rd).
VAN DEN BERGH Seymour J. H.
Seymour was a Captain with the County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex Fusiliers) who was killed in action October 27, 1917. He is recorded at the Beersheba War Cemetery in Israel (Q. 13) ~ He is also recorded on the plaque at St Marks Church, Tunbridge Wells. He was the brother of J. J. Van Den Bergh, also killed in the war. There is a photograph of him taken October 27, 1917 at Beersheba on a private family tree of the Van Den Bergh family on Ancestry. Uk. He was the son of Henry and Henrietta Van Den Bergh of 8 Kensington Palace Gardens, London. Seymour was born in 1890. In the 1901 cenus he and his brother were living as borders at Hampstead, London (146 King Henry Rd).
VANE Joseph
Joseph was a Private (#G/40454) with the Middlesex Regiment who at age 34 died in France October 23, 1916. He is recorded at the Thiepval Anglo-French Cemetery in France. He was the son of John and Melinda Vane of High Halden, Kent and the husband of Agnes E. Vane of 28 Apsley St., Ashford, Kent. Joseph had been born at High Halden, Kent but at the time of enlistment was a resident of Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells and enlisted for service at Tunbridge Wells. He had formerly been (#G/12508) with the Royal Sussex Regiment. He is also recorded on the Rusthall War Memorial.
VANNS Charles Horace
Charles was born in Cranbrook, Kent and enlisted for service in Tunbridge Wells. He had initially been (#10341) with the Royal Sussex Regiment but at the tine of his death April 15, 1917 he was a Private (#34534) with the 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. He drowned at sea (from H. T. CAMERONIA). He is recorded at the Chatby Memorial in Egypt.
VAUGHAN Frederick
Recorded on memorial as F. A. C. but as F. C. A. on headstone. Full name likely Frederick Charles Arthur Vaughan. He was a Private (#15755) with The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) who at age 26 died of wounds October 13, 1918. He is buried in the Tunbridge Wells Cemetery (C12. 380). He was the son of Mrs Harriet Vaughan of 67 Vanney St., Tunbridge Wells.
VIDLER Frederick Thomas
Frederick was a Private (#13158) with the Princess Charlotte of Wales 8th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment who at age 20 died in France September 25, 1915. He is recorded at the Loos Memorial (panel 93 to 95). He was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Vidler. He was born at Southborough, Kent and a resident of Tunbridge Wells. He had enlisted at Reading.
VIDLER William Henry
William, was born at Brenchley, Kent but a resident of Tunbridge Wells at the time of enlisting in the town. He was a Private (#G/38705) with the 11th Battalion, Queens Own West Kent Regiment who died in France July 26, 1917, age 41. He was formerly #3054 with the Royal Sussex Regiment. William was born in Brenchley July 21, 1876, the fourth son of six children born to Charles and Annie Vidler. In 1900 William married Kate Till and they had three sons, Frederick, William and Charles. The Vidler family lived at 6 Glen Cottages and later 3 St Paul's Street, Rusthall. His wife was a laundress and William a gardener. William joined the army June 16, 1916 and went to the front exactly one year later. William was buried at Bedford House Cemetery, Zillebeke, Ypres, Belgium (enclosure No. 4 XV. A). He is also recorded on the Rusthall War Memorial.
VIDLER William Starks
William was a Private (CH/15189) with the Royal Marine Light Infantry, H. M. S. ANPHION who at the age of 28 died on August 6, 1914. He is recorded at the Chatham Naval Memorial (7). He was the son of Mr and Mrs W. Vidler of 55 Nelson Rd., Tunbridge Wells.
VINALL J
Possibly Joseph William who was a Leading Seaman (London Z/3701) with the unit; Hood Battalion, R. N. Div Royal Navy who died Nay 25, 1918. He is recorded at the Pozieres Memorial in France (Panel 1).
VIZER Harold Victor Edwin
Harold was a Leading Telegraphist (#J/18237) with the Royal Navy H. M. S. Laforey who at age 20 died March 23, 1917. He is recorded at the Chatham Naval Memorial (22). He was the son of Esther Vizer of 8 York Rd., Tunbridge Wells and the late Edwin Bennett Vizer. Harold was a native of Brighton, Sussex.

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