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ALDINGBOURNE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2004

Aldingbourne Parish Church contains a large carved board on either side of an altar bearing the names and initials of 42 local men from 1914-1918 and 20 from 1939-1945. There are two burials in St. Mary’s Churchyard.

AGATE

Robert

Private SD/3509, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Born in Thakeham & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19

BAGGERLEY

W C

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BOWLEY

Charles J

Private G/516, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of meningitis at home 18th May 1915. Aged 25. Son of Charles & Mary Bowley of Limmer Pond Aldingbourne. Born & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard Aldingbourne

BOWLEY

William

Private SD/4006, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Charles & Mary Bowley of Limmer Pond, Aldingbourne. Born in Aldingbourne & enlisted in Chichester. Bognor War Memorial Hospital. Common The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

BUCKLE, DSO, MC

Christopher Galbraith

Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action on the Chemin des Dames 27th May 1918. Aged 30. Son of Major General Christopher Reginald Buckle (CB. CMG. DSO) & Mrs. Elizabeth Buckle of “Beechwood” Iffley, Oxford. Husband of Mrs. R. E. Buckle of “Steelbacks”, Overstrand, Norfolk. Awarded the Distinguish Service Order (D.S.O.) and the Military Cross (M.C.) . Buried in La Ville au Bois British Cemetery.

COSENS

Frank

Sergeant M1/08848, Royal Army Service Corps attached 5th London Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 22nd March 1918. Aged 37. Son of Albert & Emily Cosens of Ferring. Husband of Mrs. L. E. Cosens of “Ye Old Cottage” Glamis Street, Bognor. Born in Arundel & enlisted in London. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery. F. 398

COURT

William George

Lance Corporal SD/780, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31st July 1917. Born in Aldingbourne & enlisted in Bognor. Bognor War Memorial Hospital. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

DIBLEY

Herbert George

Private G/10673, 1st Royal West Surreys. 33rd Division. Died in base hospital at Rouen 21st December 1916. Aged 26. Son of George & Charlotte Dibley. Husband of Winifred Daisy Dibley (remarried) of Westgate Street, Aldingbourne. Born in Westergate & enlisted in Bognor. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen F. 146

DIBLEY

Wilfred

Private 40875, 1/1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 24th September 1917. Aged 19. Son of George & Charlotte Dibley. Born in Westergate & enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on The Tyne Memorial Belgium MR. 30

EVERETT

Ernest William

Lance Corporal G/733, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Pozieres January 1st August 1916. Aged 26. Husband of Mrs. Mary Agnes Everett of 1, Belleview Cottages, Westergate. Born in Chalton, Hants & enlisted in Bognor. Eastergate Parish War Memorial Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

FALLICK

Robert Henry

Private 41713, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31st July 1917. Aged 35. Son of Silas & Mary Fallick of The Post Office, Aldingbourne. Husband Annie Lavinia Fallick of Council Houses, Soulbury, Buckinghamshire. Born in Aldingbourne & enlisted in Halton Hants. Formerly R. A. S. C. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

FARRENDEN

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GOBLE

George Willaim

Corporal G/1055, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Arras 3rd July 1917. Aged 22. Son of George & Ellen Goble Hungerdown, Fontwell. Born in Aldingbourne & enlisted in Bognor. Also on Eartham Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery F. 154

GRANT

B

Airman 2nd Class 247379, (Aircraft Park) Royal Air Force. Died in France 5th December 1918. Aged 27. Buried in Awoingt British Cemetery. F. 332

GREEN

Cyril

Private L/8230, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Cuinchy 27th January 1915. Born in Norton near Aldingbourne enlisted in Eastbourne. Regular Soldier. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

GRENDER

Ernest Herbert

Private L/10270, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Regular soldier. Killed in action near Veldhoek 14th November 1914. Aged 19. Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Grender of Hook Lane, Aldingbourne. Born in Aldingbourne & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium Mr. 29.

GRENDER

Sidney

Private G/727, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 4th March 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Grender of Hook Lane, Aldingbourne. Born in Aldingbourne & Enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery F. 423

HASLER

Algernon

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Guards Division. Wounded at Flers on the Somme and died on the 18th September 1916. Son of Mr. & Mrs. William Wyndham Hasler of Aldingbourne. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery F. 833

HASLER

Julian

Brigadier General, The East Kent Regiment. Killed in action near Ypres 26th April 1915. Son of Mr. & Mrs. William Wyndham Hasler of Aldingbourne. Buried in White House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

HUMPHREY

Alfred George

Private 42656, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 66th Division. Died of wounds in captivity in Germany 20th April 1918. Born & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Neiderzhweren Cemetery, Cassell, Germany

HUMPHREY

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IDE

Sidney Thomas

Stoker Petty Officer 298878/PO, H.M.S. ”Queen Mary”, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet. Lost with the Battlecruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3

IDE

Albert Edward

Private SD/3786, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action in the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Born in Westergate & enlisted in Hastings. Also on Hastings War Memorial & Fishbourne Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

KEARVELL

William David

Gunner 114517, 161st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Died of wounds near Ypres January 1st August 1917. Born & enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin Aldingbourne. Buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 24

LEGG

George

Gunner 191062, “N” Anti Aircraft Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 3rd May 1918. Aged 27. Son of James & Ellen Legg of Mousehole, Cornwall. Born in Amberley, enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Eastergate. Also on Eastergate Parish War Memorial. Buried in Mailly Wood Cemetery F. 131

LIGHT

C

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MARSHALL

John

Private SD/823, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Messines 20th June 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Marshall of “The Bungalow” Woodgate, Aldingbourne. Born in Bosham & enlisted in Bognor. Also on Bosham Parish Church War Memorial & Bognor War Memorial Hospital. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

NEWELL

Thomas Oliver

Private G/8224, 12th Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 25th September 1917. Son of George & Rosina Newell of Dyke Cottages, The Dyke, Small Dole. Husband of Mrs. Alice Newell of Aldingbourne. Born in Worth & enlisted in Chichester. Also on Poynings Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30

NICHOLLS

Frederick

Private 11063, 8th Battalion, The Border Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 15th October 1916. Born in West Clandon, Surrey & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial Mr. 21

NICHOLLS

William

Private 11081, 2nd Battalion, The Border Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action near Fleurbaix 16th January 1915. Born in West Clandon, Surrey & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Rue Petillon Military Cemetery F. 525

NOBLE

Percy Welstead Hannon

Private 642, Special Reserve Cavalry (King Edward’s Horse) . Cavalry Division. Died of wounds 26th August 1917. Born in Newbottle, Northants & enlisted in Watford. Next of kin, Basingstoke. Buried in Duhallow ADS Cemetery Ypres. Belgium B. 20

PECKHAM

Arthur Nyton

Captain, 112th Battalion, The Indian Infantry. Indian Army, Mesopotamia Died in Mesopotamia 14th February 1918. Aged 36. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Harry John & Edith Peckham of Aldingbourne. Buried in Bagdhad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.

RIGGS

Cecil Edgar

Private G/31426, 6th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 21st September 1918. Born in Wimborne, Dorset & enlisted in Hove. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery F. 369

RUSSELL

Frederick

Battery Sergeant Major. (W.O. 2nd Class) 9944, Royal Field Artillery attached No 2 Area Employment Depot. Died of wounds 28th May 1918. Aged 40. Husband of Mrs. Beatrice Russell of 26, York Street, Chichester. Born in Elstead, West Sussex & enlisted in Chichester. Veteran of The South African War. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Exte, Rouen F. 146

RUSSELL

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SQUIRES

Ernest

Sergeant SD/639, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 3rd September 1916. Son of Mr. & Mrs. of Grove Road, Chichester. Born in Aldingbourne & enlisted in Horsham. Local Policeman & member of The West Sussex Constabulary. Also on West Sussex Police Memorial (Horsham Police Station). Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No February 19F. 1890.

STENNING

George Victor

Ordinary Seaman J/70999, HMS “Hercules”, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet. Died 28th March 1918. Aged 30. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Stenning of Westergate Street, Aldingbourne. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Aldingbourne.

STENNING

J W

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TIMLICK

William George

Private TF/320177, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Died of disease in military hospital at Abbeville 30th May 1918. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Timlick of “Hill View” Aldingbourne. Born & enlisted in Brighton. Employed near Telscombe. Also on St. Lawrence Parish Church, Telscombe War Memorial. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 52

TOOP

Frederick James

Private 1877, 1/1st Sussex Yeomanry. Wounded on Gallipoli, evacuated to Egypt & died in military hospital at Alexandria 24th December 1915. Son of Mr. & Mrs. William Toop of Church Farm, Aldingbourne. Born in Aldingbourne & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Chatby War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt.

WILSON

Geoffrey Alfred

Lance Corporal STK/285, 10th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 18th November 1916. Aged38. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Wilson of Annandale Avenue, Bognor. Born in Bexley, Kent & enlisted in London. Next of kin Westergate. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

WILSON

Hubert Willoughby

Private STK/286, 10th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 18th November 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Wilson of Annandale Avenue, Bognor. Born in Aldingbourne & enlisted in London. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

1939-1945

BRANNON

L J

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COSENS

F W

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DIGGENS

H J

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EARNSHAW

S J

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EGGINS

R K

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HAYMAN

A G

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KENNETT

R N D

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MAY

V

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MEYRICK

K W M

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MEYRICK

P C

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MULLINS

A S

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PHILLIPS

J S

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SADLER

P T S

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SANDS

W H

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SAUNDERS

C J H

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SPURR

V

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STEVENS

W

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SEYMOUR

L A

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SIMMONS

A

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TUTT

A J

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