WELLS WAR MEMORIAL
WAR 1 - SURNAMES 'V'
1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Edward
James Gilbert 2012
to Tunbridge Wells Name
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).
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).
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
to Tunbridge Wells Name Index
1 September, 2012