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Roseau, Dominica World War 1 Memorial

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled & Copyright © Martin Edwards 2006

The memorial is in the form of a tower on the front of which is a brass scroll containing the names of those who gave their lives in the First World War from Dominica. The names have been sorted here into alphabetical order for ease of reading.

Photographs Copyright © John Crow 2006

DOMINICA

IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM
DOMINICA WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

ANDERSON

A E

Captain - No further information currently available

BARTT

J R

Private, British West Indies Regiment - No further information currently available

BASCUS

C S

Private 6531, 1st Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Died 14th October 1918. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bascus, of St. George's Grenada, British West Indies. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot/Row/Section O. Grave 22.

BLANDY

Claude Milberne

Captain, 110th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died 8th APril 1916. Aged 36. Son of Richard and Ada Blandy, of Madeira; husband of Juanita Blandy, of Woodside, Crowthorne, Berks. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Officers Section, Plot A. Row 2. Grave 7.

CAREW

[Coventry] George Warrington

Major, 7th Battalion attached 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 20th November 1916. Aged 45. Son of the late Rev. W. Carew; husband of Mary Jane Carew, of "Rocklands," Vicarage Rd., Chelston, Torquay, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 B.

CARTER

G

Captain - No further information currently available

DRAKE

V

Private 1137, 5th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Died 22nd July 1917. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 60.

HAZARD

R V

2nd Lieutenant - No further information currently available

HENRY

C

Private, British West Indies Regiment - there are three possibilities for this man on the CWGC - cannot distinguish between them

HILL

Charles Herbert

Captain, 11th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment attached 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in action 21st August 1915. Aged 38. Son of the late Dr. William Robinson Hill and Mary Elizabeth Hill; husband of the late Jessie Madeline Hill. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 171 to 173.

HONORE

G

Private, British West Indies Regiment - No further information currently available

JAMES

Tarbet

Private 1191, 2nd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Died 28th September 1917. Aged 22. Son of Elish and Maria James, of Marigot, Dominica, B.W.I. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 447.

JOHNSON

Frank L

Lieutenant, British West Indies Regiment and Royal Flying Corps. Died 6th September 1917. Aged 19. Son of Frank Hart Johnson and Louise Johnson, of Barbados, British West Indies. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 24.

KNUBLEY, M.C.

Robert Leavitt

Captain, 3rd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wonds 9th July 1916. Aged 28. Son of Rev. Canon Edward Ponsonby and Josephine Antoinette Knubley, of Steeple Ashton Vicarage, Wilts. Born at Staveley Rectory, Yorks. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. PLot I. Row D. Grave 2.

LEWIS

H

Private, British West Indies Regiment - No further information currently available

MASON

D R

Lieutenant Commander, H.M.S. Osmanieh, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 31st December 1917. Aged 38. Husband of Selina Machell Mason, of Ivy Bank, Tenby. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 38.

PATRICE

Donald [Joseph]

Private 1239, 2nd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Died 15th March 1919. Aged 20. Son of Alexander Patrice and Alice Nicholas, his wife, of Roseau, Dominica, British West Indies. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 208.

PETERS

E A

Private 6595, 1st Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Died 23rd October 1918. Aged 22. Son of William Peters and Ann Springer, his wife, of Aymers Gut, Montserrat, B.W.I. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot/Row/Section Q. Grave 135.

SIMMONS

T S Noel

Captain - No further information currently available

STORR

Leycester Penrhyn

[Listed as Leycester Benthyn STORR on SDGW] Major, 12th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment) Attached 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light INfantry. Died 29th March 1918. Aged 38. Son of the Rev. John and Mrs. Storr; husband of the Hon. Mrs. Leycester Storr (now Hon. Mrs. Blake), of Albert Cottage, Osborne, East Cowes, Isle of Wight. Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.). No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 21 to 23.

SULLY

F C

[Listed as Corporal on CWGC] Sergeant 11631, 8th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Died 27th September 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 15A.

WILLIE

T

Private, British West Indies Regiment

WILSON

C R

Captain - No further information currently available

Last updated 2 September, 2006

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