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SHOTTERMILL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled & Copyright © Transcribed Barbara Jeffers, researched Martin Edwards - 2006

Shottermill, for local government purposes, is assumed to be part of Haslemere but has its own memorials for World War 1 and 2, none of the names appearing here appear on the main Haslemere memorial. The memorials can be found in St Stephens in the south-west of the churchyard. They take the form of a gabled shrine formed by the figure of Christ on the cross placed on an open circle. There insctipions on the tablets underneath it, the World War 1 tablets are flanked by those for World War 2. There are 37 surnames with initials for World War 1 and 16 for World War 2.

TO THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL
IN THE WARS OF 1914 - 18. 1939 - 45
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

1914-1918

BARKWILL

George

Corporal 628471, 47th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). Died 23rd October 1917. Born 21st December 1890 in London. Son of Robert Daniel Barkwill, of Haslemere, Surrey. Carpenter by trade. Unmarried. No known grave. Listed with three Regimental number 628471, 428471, 28476. Enlisted 5th August 1915 aged 28 years 7 months, height 5 feet 8½ inches, girth 37 inches, complexion dark, eyes blue, hair balck; religion Church of England. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 10 - 26 - 28. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 437 - 45

BARKWILL

Harry Daniel

Private 687274, 47th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). Died 26th August 1917. Aged 28. Born 8th February 1890 in Mitcham, Surrey. Son of Robert Daniel Barkwill, of Haslemere, Surrey. Teamster by trade. Unmarried. Elisted 1st January 1916 at Kamloop, Canada, height 5 feet 7½ inches, girth 38 inches, complexion dark, eyes hazel, hair brown; religion Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 437 - 47

BRIMLEY

C

Private 20181, 2nd/5th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died at home 31st May 1915. Buried near the east boundary in St STEPEHEN CHURCHYARD, SHOTTERMILL, Surrey.

CLAPSHAW

[Henry] John

Private G/14198, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment transferred to Lance Corporal 44613, 836th Area Employment Company, Labour Corps. Died 14th April 1919. Aged 32. Son of Samuel and Annie Clapshaw; husband of H. E. Clapshaw, of Heather Cottage, The Haven, Billingshurst, Sussex. Native of Haslemere, Surrey. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot LXXII. Row F. Grave 5.

CRESSWELL

H

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CRESSWELL

W

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CROWTHER

C

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EDGELER

P

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ELLIOT

Arthur

[Spelt ELIOTT on SDGW] Private? L/10580, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 14th August 1914. Born Haslemere, enlisted Guildford, resident Franham.

FROGLEY

George John

Sapper 215772, 2nd/1st Lancashire Forteress Company, Royal Engineers. Died in United Kingdom 10th October 1917. Born Shottermill, enlisted Horsham, resident Haslemere.

HARDING

Ernest Victor

Private 45828, 1st Battalion, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers). Killed in action 11th April 1918. Born Fernhurst, enlisted Guildford, resident Haslemere. Formerly 4647, 5th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment).

HARDING

J

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HERVEY

G A

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HOOPER

William

Private T/4063, 1st/5th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died in Mesopotamia 21st June 1916. Enlisted Guildford, resident Haslemere.

HOY

H

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JUDGE

George

Private G/13022, 1st/5th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died in South Africa 10th February 1917. Born and resident Shottermill, enlisted Guildford.

LEMON

William

[Spelt LERRON on SDGW] Private G/1147, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 4th May 1917. Aged 21. Born and resident Shottermill, enlisted Guildford. Son of Edwin and Mary Lemon, of 2, Wayside Cottages, Lion Lane, Shottermill, Haslemere, Surrey. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 21.

LUFF

[Thomas] Victor

Private G/37509, 11th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 26th July 1917. Born Shottermill, enlisted Guildford, resident Haslemere.

MADGEWICK

F

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MOORE

W

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NEWMAN

M

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NIGHTINGALE

Charles John

Private T/206037, 2nd/4th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 21st December 1917. Born Lincoln, Lincolnshire, enlisted and esident Haslemere.

RAPSON

Percy

Private 72213, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 18th April 1918. Born Shottermill, enlisted Guildford, Haslemere.

ROBINSON

W

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SELWYN

A P

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SELWYN

C

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SELWYN

G V C

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SHORT

W

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SNELLING

Leonard

Private G/15554, 10th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 10th February 1917. Born Thursley, enlisted and resident Haslemere.

SNELLING

William

Private G/37474, 11th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 8th August 1917. Born Shottermill, enlisted Guildford, resident Haslemere.

STEER

Archey

Private T/3598, 2nd/4th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action at gallipoli 12th August 1915. Enlisted Guildford, resident Shottermill.

TOWELL

H

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VOLLER

John

Private 203095, 1st/5th (Territorial) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 24th February 1917. Born Shottermill, enlisted Petersfield, Hamsphire, resident Grayshott, Hampshire.

WHITE

B

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WOOD

B

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WOOD

C

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WOOD

W

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1939-1945

AUDSLEY

James William

Trooper 7939123, 44th Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 26th April 1945. Aged 23. Son of William and Nellie Audsley, of Shottermill, Haslemere, Surrey; husband of Audrey Jean Audsley, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 4. Row L. Grave 10.

CLARKE

Ronald Frederick

Sergeant (Air Gunner) 3031556, 626 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5th April 1945. Aged 19. Son of Frederick George and Hazel Clarke, of Haslemere, Surrey. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot 11. Row B. Grave 7.

GOLDER

Anthony James Patrick

Leading Aircraftman 522805. 107 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 17th April 1940. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 23.

HILL

F R

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JOB

A E

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JONES

G

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LUFF

R

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MANSBRIDGE

S F

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NORTH

R R T

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PHILLIPS

E A

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PORTER

E R

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RAMAGE

W C

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RAPSON

P W

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REDHEAD

G

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ROE

Sidney Frank

Leading Aircraftman 1170212, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8th September 1945. Aged 32. Son of Edwin Edmund and Ethel Mary Roe, of Haslemere, Surrey. Buried in JAKARTA WAR CEMETERY, Indonesia. Plot 2. Row D. Grave 14.

SIDEBOTHAM

John Richard Biddulph

Sub-Lieutenant (S), H.M.S. Dorsetshire, Royal Navy. Died 5th April 1942. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 63, Column 1.

WHITCOMB

John Holmstead

Lieutenant, H.M. Trawler Cap D'Antifer, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 13th February 1944. Son of James Henry and Edith Cripps Whitcomb; husband of Joan Whitcomb, of Haslemere, Surrey. No known grave. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Suffolk. Panel 13, Column 3.

Last updated 18 September, 2006

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