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AMBERLEY INCORPORATING HOUGHTON WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Chris Comber 2004

Amberley Parish Church War Memorial also incorporates Houghton). There are 15 names on memorial in The Parish Church.

Photograph Copyright © Janice Pedder 2004

LAUS DEO

THE CROSS WAS SET UP BY THE
PEOPLE OF AMBERLEY AND HOUGHTON
AS A THANKFUL MEMORY BEFORE
ALMIGHTY GOD OF THE VICTORIOUS ISSUE
OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND OF
THE DEVOTION OF THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND
FOR THOSE WHO FELL FOR THEIR COUNTRY
AND FOR RIGHT.

DAVIS

Thomas

Private TF.200614, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Enlisted in Horsham. Next of kin residents of Amberley. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial. MR. 34

DUKE

Frederick

Private 1944, 1/1st Battalion, Sussex Yeomanry attached to the 42nd Division on Gallipoli. Died of wounds and buried at sea 21st December 1915. Born in Amberley and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, residents of Amberley. Commemorated on The Cape Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR. 4

ELCOMBE

Isaac

Private 16181, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 50th Division. Died of wounds 3rd May 1915. Born in Sutton, Sussex and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Houghton. Buried in Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 151

HAMILTON

Percy George

Guardsman 12190, 2nd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Died of wounds on the Somme 17th September 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Hamilton of Amberley. Born in Goring and enlisted at Horsham. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe F. 833

HAMMOND

William Charles

Private 44275, 11th Battalion, The Essex Regiment. 6th Division. Died of wounds 18th September 1918. Aged 18. Son of John & Charlotte Hammond of The Square, Amberley. Born in Amberley and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in La Chaplette British & Indian Cemetery, Peronne F. 1469

JACKSON

Ralph

Private SD.3150 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Wounded during the assault on the ‘Boars Head’ on the 30th June and died in CCS 3rd July 1916. Aged 29. Son of John & Esther Jackson of Amberley. Twin brother of Reginald. Born in Amberley and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery. F. 924

JACKSON

Reginald Henry

Private SD.3151, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Wounded during the assault on the ‘Boars Head’ on the 30th June and died in hospital at Wimereux 3rd July 1916. Aged 29. Son of John & Esther Jackson of Amberley. Twin brother of Ralph Jackson. Born in Amberley and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery F. 64.

LAUNDER

Herbert William

Lance Corporal SD.3157, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds on the 3rd day of the German Spring Offensive 23rd March 1918. Aged 37. Son of William & Alice Launder. Local Carter. Resident of Amberley. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Roye New British Cemetery. F. 987

PHILBY

John

Private SD.3189, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the assault on the ‘Boars Head’. 30th June 1916. Aged 29. Son of Robert & Elizabeth Philby of Hill Cottage, Houghton Bridge near Amberley. Born in Upper Marden and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in St Vaast Military Cemetery. F. 631

QUINNELL

Frederick

Private TF.202214, 1/5thBattalion, The Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). 46thDivision Killed in action near Arras 1st July 1917. Aged 34. Son of Edward James & Esther Quinnell of Mill Cottage, Amberley. Enlisted in Arundel. Resident of Amberley. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR20

SEARLE, MM

James

Private G.20178, 2nd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 24th April 1918. Born in Amberley and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Amberley. Awarded the Military Medal (MM). Buried in Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Villers Bretonneux F. 424

SMITH

Arthur John

Private 17490, 12th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 15th September 1916. Aged 21. Son of Samuel & Sarah Smith of North Road, Amberley. Born in Hardham and enlisted in Carshalton, Surrey. Buried in Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers. F. 277

SMITH

Sydney Onslow

Private 4154, 7th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18th November 1916. Aged 22. Son of Samuel & Sarah Smith of Ivy Cottage, North Road, Amberley. Born in Hardham and enlisted in Bromley, Kent. Resident of Arundel Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt. F. 314

WAKEHAM

Alfred

Private G.1277, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 21. Brother of Ernest Wakeham of 5, St Lukes Road, Brighton. Born in Amberley and enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR, 19

WAKEHAM

Peter

Private G.934, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action during the defence of Aveluy Wood during the German Spring Offensive, 28th March 1918. Aged 32. Son of Peter & Sarah Wakeham of 4, Cross Gates, Amberley. Born in Amberley and enlisted in Horsham. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

17 April 2004

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