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ARUNDEL WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Memorial Cross stands in the town centre and contains 93 names for 1914-1918 listed by rank and service for ease of reading now listed here in alphabetical order. There is a large Roman Catholic community in Arundel for which there is a Memorial in the Cathedral of St. Philip Neri with 36 names listed on this Memorial. These are marked with an *. The memorial itself was unveiled on 24th July 1921 by Lord Leconfield.

From an old postcard
Photograph Copyright © Chris Comber 2004
1914-1918

 

AID

William H F

Mercantile Marine. No trace with this spelling with CWGC records. No further information currently.

 

ATTWATER

Ernest

Second Lieutenant, 58th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action during the March retreat 22nd March 1918. Aged 29. Son of Alfred & Francess Attwater of Cuckfield. Husband of Mrs. A. E Attwater (remarried) of 4, Fitzalan Terrace, Arundel. Buried in Foucaucourt Communal Cemetery. F. 1473

*

AYLING

Benjamin

Lance Corporal 16389, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near St. Julien 31st July 1917. Aged 32. Son of Ben & Anne Ayling of 54, Offham, Arundel. Husband of Minnie Gladys Ayling of 7, Wood View, Ford Row, Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Horsham. Buried in White House Cemetery, Belgium B. 101

*

AYLING

Philip John

Private 26885, 14th Hampshire Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 20th February 1918. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Winchester. Resident of Arundel. Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery. F. 446

*

AYLING

William Joseph

Sergeant TF/200022, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Husband f Mrs. W. Ayling of 87, Surrey Street, Arundel. Employed by the Norfolk Estate sawmills. Left two children. Born in South Stoke. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR. 34

*

AYLWARD

Percy

Guardsman 6250, 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards. Killed in action at Ypres 11th November 1914. Aged 28. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Aylward of 100, St. Pancras, Chichester. Born & enlisted in Arundel. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

*

BERRYMAN

James Frederick

Petty Officer 1st Class 189999, H.M.S. “Good Hope” Royal Navy. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser off the Coronel Islands 1st November 1914. Aged 34. Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Berryman of Arundel. Husband of Mrs. Edith Berryman of 5, Agincourt Road, Portsmouth Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3

 

BLACKMAN

Bertram

Private 166249, 2nd Canadian Pioneers. Killed in action 25th October 1918. Aged 39. Son of Allen & Ellen Blackman of Arundel. Husband of Mrs. J. Blackman of Wiarton, Ontairio, Canada. Buried in Bear Road Cemetery, Brighton,

*

BUDD

Wilfred

Lance Corporal G/15885, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31st July 1917. Aged 28. Son of Mr. & Mrs. M. Budd of 67, Maltravers Road, Arundel. Born & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery Belgium B. 94

*

BUCK

Walter

Private TF/200083, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at The First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Born & enlisted in Arundel Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR. 34

 

BURCH

Arthur James

Private TF/200533, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy on the Marne 29th July 1918. Born & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Oulchy Le Chateau Churchyard Extension. F. 866

 

BUTCHER

Richard

Private 50298, 12th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. Died in France 8th November 1918. Aged 42. Son of David & Charlotte Butcher of Arundel. Born & enlisted in Arundel. Former RASC. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille. F. 34

 

CARVER

Alfred George

Musician PO/1806, H.M.S. “Monmouth”, Royal Marine Band. Lost with the Cruiser off the Coronel Islands 1st November 1914. Aged 18. Son of Alfred & Elizabeth Carver of 13, Ford Road, Arundel. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3.

 

CARVER

Alfred William

Private G/15803, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 7th September 1918. Aged 35. Son of Walter & Caroline Carver of 15, Bond Street, Arundel. Born in Arundel. Enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension F. 177

*

CARVER

Ernest James

Ordinary Seaman J/41535(D), H.M.S. “Vangaurd”, Royal Navy. Lost when the Dreadnought blew up in Scapa Flow 9th July 1917. Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial MR. 2.

*

CHALLEN, LS & GC Medal

Harry Joseph

Battery Sergeant Major (W.O. 2nd Class) 6589, 23rd Heavy Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 12th May 1916. Aged 39. Son of George & Kate Challen of 56, King Street, Arundel. Husband of Mrs. Mary Challen of Ferndale Road, South Norwwod. Born in Arundel & enlisted in London. Buried in Millencourt Commuanl Cemetery Extension. F. 197

 

CLEMENTS

William Richardson

Sergeant TF/200215, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Gaza 19th April 1917. Aged 38. Son of William & Emily Clements of “Thelma” Sherrards Green Road Malvern, Worcs. Husband of Sarah Clements, Abercrombie Cottage, Queen Street, Arundel. Employee of the GPO. (South East). Born in Bramsford, Worcs. & enlisted in Arundel Included on Malvern W. M. Buried in Gaza War Cemetery Palestine 8.

*

CRANHAM

Edward Albert

Private L/10347 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds suffered at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 20. Son of Frederick & Caroline Cranham of Park Place, Arundel. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Verquin Communal Cemetery F. 111

 

CROWTHER

Arnold H

Private G/22517, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surreys. 41st Division. Killed in action 24th February 1917. Aged 24. Resident of Arundel. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Wiliam Crowther of Firs Farm, Knowbury, Ludlow, Shropshire. Born in Brighton & enlisted in Arundel. Former Trooper with the Sussex Yeomanry. Buried in Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery.

*

COLEMAN

Henry Joseph

Private G/12817, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action 15th April 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mrs. E. M. Coleman of 59, Tarrant Street, Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Littlehampton. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial Mr. . 19.

*

COOK

George Joseph

[Listed under “Privates” on the War Memorial] Lance Sergeant G/40187, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Died of wounds 4th April 1917. Born in Holme, Yorkshire & enlisted in Arundel Next of kin Rudding Park, York. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps. F. 15

 

DALTON

Jack

Able Seaman J/50507(C), H.M.S. “Raglan”, Royal Navy. Lost with the Monitor in action with the Geoben & Breslau at Mudros 20th January 1918. Aged 30. Son of Thomas & Mercy Dalton of Arundel. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR. 1.

 

DALTON

Reginald D C

Sick Berth Attendant M/3392, H.M.S. “Tipperary”, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Flotilla Leader. Lost with the ship during the night action of the Battle of Jutland 1st June 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Claude Dalton of The High Street, Arundel. Buried in Egersund Churchyard, South West Norway.

*

DENYER

Charles George

Lance Corporal G/1142, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 25th July 1917. Aged 25. Son of George & Annie Denyer of Eagle House, Maltravers Road, Arundel. Husband of Lilian Denyer of Bracknell, Berks. Born & enlisted in Arundel Commemorated on The Arras Memorial Mr. 20

*

FLYNN

James

Stoker 1st Class K/34462, H.M.S. “Dianthus”, Royal Navy. Died 23rd November 1918. West African Escort Forc., Buried in Bizerta Cemetery, Tunisia.

 

FRENCH

William H

Private G/69059 1st Battalion, Royal West Surreys 33rd Division. Killed in action 21 September 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mr. & Mrs. H. French of 18, Chichester Road, Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Villers Hill British Cemetery. F. 407.

 

GARDNER

Alfred Charles

Private SE/5294, No. 4 Veterinary Hospital, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died in France 8th June 1917. Aged 47. Son of Alfred Charles & Emma Alice Gardner of Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Calais (Southern) Cemetery F. 8.

*

GENT

Edward

Private SD/5004, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at “The Boars Head” on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Born in Dublin & enlisted in Worthing. Buried in St. Vaast Military Cemetery F. 631

*

GLOSSOP

Walter Joseph

Corporal SD/2682, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 28th August 1917. Aged 29. Grandson of Mr. & Mrs. W. E. Glossop of “The Old Ship”, King Street, Arundel. Born & enlisted in Arundel Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30

*

GLOSSOP

Wilfred Bernard

Sergeant 18970, 137th Heavy Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 19th August 1916. Born & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Becourt Military Cemetery F. 515

 

GOACHER

George

Private SS/7443, 3rd Labour Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died in France 29th November 1916. Aged 59. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Hohn Goacher of Arundel. Husband of Mrs. Eliza Goacher of Arundel. Born in Newbury, Berks & enlisted in London. Buried in Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension F 771

 

GUNNER

Arthur Henry Edmund

Second Lieutenant, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 27th March 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mr. & Mrs. William Henry. Gunner of Bank House, Arundel. Husband of Mrs. Emily May Gunner of “Meadowcroft”, Arundel. Born in Arundel. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery. F. 402

 

GUNNER, MC

William Henry

Second Lieutenant, Number 60 (F) Squadron flying SE5a’s, The Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 29th July 1917. Aged 26. Son of William Henry & Louisa Jane Gunner of ‘Winford,’ Maltravers Street, Arundel Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F. 924

 

HAMMOND

Frederick K George

Private G/28525, 8th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 21st March 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Alice Alexandra Hammond of 22, Eden Street, Cambridge. Formerly Royal Army Service Corps. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Grove Park, London. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

*

HARWOOD, MM

James

Sergeant TF/200236 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action 25th September 1918. Aged 22. Son of Henry & Sarah Harwood of Orchard Place, Arundel. Born & Enlisted in Arundel Buried in Wulverghem-Lindhoek Road Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 89

*

HAYES

Arthur James

Lance Corporal G/1222, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Givenchy 12th February 1915. Aged 18. Son of James Evett & Annie Hayes of 69, London Road, Bognor. Born in Hounslow & enlisted in Bognor. Included on Bognor War Memorial Hospital. Commemorated on The LeTouret Memorial MR 22

 

HILL

Sydney Montague Hardwick

Petty Officer, Sailmakers Mate, H.M.S. “Princess Irene”, Royal Navy. Lost when the ship blew up off Sheerness 27th May 1915. Aged 33. Son of Major Arthur & Mrs. Hill of Brighton. Also listed on Lyminster War Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3.

 

JONES

Cyril Frank

Private G/15630, 7th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 30th September 1916. Aged 19. Son of Frank & Ellen Jane Jones of 68, Anglesea Road, Southampton. Born in Dartford, Kent & enlisted in Maidstone. Resident of Arundel. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

*

JOHNSON

Alfred John

Rifleman R/41187, 2/15th Battalion, The London Regiment. 60th Division. Killed in action 23rd August 1918. Son of Mr. & Mrs. J. Johnson of Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery F. 139

 

JUDD

William Sydney

Sapper 504798, The Royal Engineers. Died after the war 11th January 1919. Buried in Arundel Cemetery.

 

KENDALL

Arthur Ellis Augustus

Corporal TF/756, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 10th August 1915. Aged 33. Son of Edward & Mary Kendall of Queen Street, Arundel. Husband of Louisa Kendall of South Marshes, Arundel. Born & enlisted in Arundel Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli MR. 4.

 

KENT

William Francis

Private TF/241886, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire. 61st Division. Killed in action 3rd September 1917. Aged 32. Son of Samuel & Maria Kent of Chichester. Husband of Annie Eva (remarried) of 115, Queen Street, Arundel. Enlisted in Horsham. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium MR. 30

 

KENWARD

James William

Private G/20107, 2/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (Home Reserve Battalion). Accidentally killed at home 20th November 1916. Aged 50. Husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Ashford Kenward of 19, Arun Street, Arundel. Served in the Egyptian Campaign & the N. W. Frontier. Born in Arundel Buried in Arundel Cemetery

 

KENWARD

Henry Charles

[Listed on the War Memorial as KENWOOD] Stoker 1st Class K/16321(PO), H.M.S. “Hampshire”, Royal Navy. Lost with the Cruiser off the Orkney Islands 5th June 1916. Aged 21. Son of James William & Elizabeth Ashford Kenward of Arun Street, Arundel. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3

 

KERR*

Reginald

Private TF/200243, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr. Kerr & Mrs. Caroline Frances Kerr of 7, River Road, Arundel. Born in Brighton & enlisted in Horsham. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR. 34

 

LEE*

Michael Phillip

Private 2230 1st Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 33rd Division. Died at home 13th May 1918. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Michael Lee of 12, Mount Pleasant, Arundel. Buried in Arundel Roman Catholic Cemetery

*

LEWINGTON

Ernest Victor

Private G/16730, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Epehy Wood 18th September 1918. Enlisted in Horsham Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery F. 369

*

LYNN

Charles Frank

Private 11920, 2nd Battalion, The Irish Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action 28th March 1918. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Mary Lynn of Arundel, later of The Hotel Lafayette, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Whitehall. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20.

*

MAXWELL-STUART

Alfred Joseph

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. Guards Division. Died of wounds 24th August 1918. Aged 20. Son of Edmund & The Hon Mrs. Maxwell-Stuart of Balworth Park, Arundel, later of “Linden”, East Lulworth, Dorset. Included on Lyminster Parish Church War Memorial and Special Memorial in Arundel Cathedral. Buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt. F. 84

*

MAXWELL-STUART

Edmund Joseph

Lieutenant, 175 Company, The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 26th April 1916. Aged 23. Son of Edmund & The Hon Mrs. Maxwell-Stuart of Balworth Park, Arundel, later of “Linden”, East Lulworth, Dorset. Included on Lyminster Parish Church War Memorial and Special Memorial in Arundel Cathedral. Buried in Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 5.

*

MAXWELL-STUART

Henry Joseph Ignatius

Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action near Ypres 9th October 1917. Aged 30. Details as above Buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium B. 106

*

MAXWELL-STUART

Joseph John

Lieutenant 9th Battalion, The Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding) Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action 2 March 1916. Aged 19. Son of Edmund & The Hon Mrs. Maxwell-Stuart of Balworth Park, Arundel, later of “Linden”, East Lulworth, Dorset. Included on Lyminster Parish Church War Memorial and Special Memorial in Arundel Cathedral. Buried in Reninghelst New Military Cemetery. Belgium B. 15

 

MERRIDEW

Charles

Private TF/200344, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at Third Gaza 6th November 1917. Aged 29. Son of Charles & Jane Merrydew of 99, Kingsland Avenue Broadwater, Later of Arundel. Born in Tortington & enlisted in Newhaven. Included on Worthing War Memorial. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR.

 

MERRYDEW

Harold [Harry]

[Listed on the War Memorial as MERRIDEW] Private G/16411, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 13th April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Jane Merrydew of 99, Kingsland Avenue Broadwater, later of Arundel. Born in Tortington & enlisted in Arundel. Included on Worthing War Memorial. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery , Belgium B. 4

 

MILLS

George Arthur

Lance Sergeant G/17873, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 25th September 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mrs. Mary Matilda Gilbert of 2, Queens Lane, Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Horsham Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

 

MILLS

Harry

Sapper 19342, 9th Field Company, The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 21st October 1914. Aged 29. Son of Harry & Emma Mills of Lower Parade, Arundel. Born & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 1140

 

NASH

George Stanley

Private TF/203438, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 3rd April 1918. Aged 19. Son of Thomas & Eliza Nash of River Road, Arundel. Former Territorial, enlisted in Chichester. Buried in St. Emillie Valley Cemetery F. 365

 

NICHOLSON

Ernest

Private L/10566, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division attached to 173rd Tunnelling Company Royal Engineers. Died 6th May 1917. Aged 26. Son of William & Elizabeth Nicholson of 61, Priory Cottages, Tortington near Arundel. Born in Edburton & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Noeux les Mines Communal Cemetery F. 178

 

NICHOLSON

Frank

Private 21382, The Coldstream Guards. Guards Division. Died of wounds 27th March 1918. Aged 29. Born in Edburton & enlisted in Ascot. Husband of Mrs. Annie Nicholson of Guildford, Surrey. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1. F. 62

*

NORTHEAST

Frank

Private. Born in Arundel. Son of Richard & Emma Northeast of Arundel. Aged 26 in 1914. Also on Arundel Cathedral War Memorial. No further information currently

 

PAGE

Albert Thomas

Private 78193, 9th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action near Amiens August 8th August 1918. Brother of Mrs. L. E. Mills of Lyminster Lane, Warningcamp. Born in Cross Bush near Arundel & enlisted in Brighton. Lyminster W. M. Buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly Laurette F. 247.

 

PAGE

Ernest

Private TF/320100, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Killed in action 16th September 1918. Aged 22. Son of Arthur & Ellen Page of “Fir Tree Cottage”, Boxgrove. Born in Lyminster & enlisted in Arundel. Included on Lyminster Parish Church & Boxgrove Priory War Memorials. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension F. 511

 

PECKHAM

Harry

Private. No further information currently

 

PRANGLE

Reginald

Private. The 1901 census has a Reginald Wakeham aged 3 residing with William (42) & Mary (28) Prangle, (Brewers) as an adopted son living in the town. Presuming he took their surname then this man is a probability:

Private G.12931, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 1st May 1917. Aged 18. Born Horsham, enlisted and resident Arundel. Son of Mrs. Gertrude Wakeham, of Arundel, Sussex. Buried in Cologne Souther Cemetery, Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Plot XIII. Row D. Grave 19.

(Thanks to Brian Prangle for the research)

 

READ

Arthur H

Private. No further information currently

 

READ

Charles Henry

Private TF/ 200338, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Aged 28. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Read. Husband of Mrs. Charlotte Read of Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Horsham. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR. 34

 

READ

Richard James Reginald

Private 1009, 7th Australian Infantry, ANZAC Army Corps. Killed in action on Gallipoli 24th May 1915. Aged 29. Son of Richard & Anne Read of Arundel. Born in Arundel. Husband of Mrs. Elsie Read of Northcote, Victoria, Australia. Buried in Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli.

 

RATLEY

Lawrence

Trooper 1680, 1st Houshold Battalion. Cavalry Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 23rd May 1917. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs. E. Ratley of 55, Park Street, Horsham. Born & Enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F. 40.

*

RAWLINGS

Charles

Lance Corporal. No further information currently

 

ROBINSON

George

Lance Corporal M2/135684, Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home 5th October 1918. Aged 32. Husband of Mrs. Ellen Robinson (remarried) of 78, Maltravers Street, Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Arundel Cemetery

 

ROGERS

Charles Henry

Private 86040, 92nd Company, The Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 6th May 1917. Husband of Mrs. Alice Rogers of The Bungalow, Warningcamp. Born & enlisted in Arundel. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Also listed on Lyminster War Memorial. Buried in Bailleul Road East Cemetery F. 644

 

ROWE

Percy Frank

Lance Corporal L/8239, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Regular Soldier. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 28. Son of Alfred & Mary Rowe of 15, Wood View, Ford Road, Arundel. Born & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery F. 219

 

SCUTT

George

Private TF/1183, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 29th March 1915. Born & enlisted in Arundel Buried in Bear Road Cemetery, Brighton

*

SCUTT, MM

Wilfred Charles

[Although Wilfred S Scutt on memorial, referred to as SCOTT in attestation papers and CWGC as he changed his name when he moved to Canada] Lance Corporal 55936, 19th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed in action at the Battle of the Somme 20th September 1916. Aged 21. Born in Arundel 9th May 1895 (attestation papers) actually 8th May 1896, the eldest son of Charles and Agnes Scutt, of Surrey Street, Arundel. Emigrated to Canada in 1914 and enlisted with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force (19th Battalion, Royal Regiment) in November 1914 but was listed as Scott and not Scutt. In fact on his Attestation paper even his mother was named as Agnes Scott. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Passed fit 9th November 1014 and attested 12th November 1914 at Toronoto, aged 19 years 9 months, heoght 5 feet 8 inches. girth 34 inches, complexion fair, eyes blue, hair fair; religion Roman Catholic. Next of kin, his mother Agnes, of 88 Surrey Street, Arundel. Unmarried. Buried in OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot XIV. Row K. Grave 4. Nationa Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8737 - 47

 

SLAUGHTER

Charles Thomas

[Listed as Sergeant on War Memorial] Private 20055, Royal Sussex Regiment transferred to the Royal Defence Corps (22335). Died at home 16th May 1917. Enlisted in Middleton near Bognor & enlisted in Arundel. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Arundel Cemetery.

 

SILVERLOCK

John

Private TF/696, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 11th August 1915. Aged 29. Son of George & Sarah Anne Silverlock of 4, Gratwicke Terrace, South Marshes, Arundel. Employee of Constables Brewery. Joined Territorials in 1908. Born in Poling & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla.

*

SMITH

Michael

Private 351594, 7th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 26th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 19. Enlisted Sun Street, London, resident Earls Court. Son of William and Kate Smith, of Castle Stables, Arundel, Sussex. Buried Sailly-Saillisel cemetry. Also listed on Arundel Cathedral War Memorial.

 

STAMP

Victor A G

Private TF/200230, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Born & enlisted in Arundel Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR. 34

*

STEWART

Herbert

Private 285680, The Labour Corps. Died at home 7th November 1918. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Chichester. Husband of Mrs. Emily Stewart of The Castle Dairy, Arundel. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Arundel Cemetery

 

STURT

Frederick James

Sergeant L/8164, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 1st July 1916. Aged 30. Son of Frederick & Elizabeth Sturt of Tarrant St. Arundel. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Arundel Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F. 80

 

SWAIN

Frederick

Private TF/203968, 2/3rd Battalion, The London Regiment. 58th Division. Killed in action 16th June 1917. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Whitehall, London. Next of kin Westminster. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20

 

SWAIN

George

Private TF/201086, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy on the Marne 29th July 1918. Aged 34. Son of James & Fanny Swain of 11, Gratwicke Terrace, South Marshes, Arundel. Enlisted in Littlehampton. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery Villemontoire F. 524

 

STYLES

Joseph

Sergeant S/715, 8th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 26th September 1915. Aged 37. Born in Canterbury, Kent & enlisted in Lyminster. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Styles of Canterbury, Kent. Husband of Mrs. Lillie Styles of 22, Kirdford Road, Arundel. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial. MR. 19

*

TAYLOR

Bruno Henry Edward

Signaller 214760(PO), H.M.S. “Bombala”, Royal Navy Killed in action 2nd May 1918. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3

*

TESTER

Archibald Edmund (MM)

Lance Corporal TF/200784, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died of wounds in Egypt 7th November 1917. Aged 29. Son of George Rice & Sarah Anne Tester of River Road, Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Horsham Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine 1

*

UPPERTON

Charles

Corporal 94239, ‘A’ Company, 30th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 8th September 1918. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Born in North Stoke & enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Wulverghem-Lindhoek Road Military Cemetery, Belgium.

 

VICK

Sydney Edward

Private G/9600, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 26th April 1918. Aged 27. Son of Edward Thomas & Maude Vick later of Exeter, Devon. Born in Brighton & enlisted in Chichester. Included on Chichester City War Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30

 

WAREHAM

Herbert Sidney

Private 3593, 2/13th Battalion, The London Regiment (Kensingtons). 60th Division. Killed in action 4th July 1916. Aged 22. Son of Thomas & Selina Anne Wareham of Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Kensington. Buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery, St. Eloi F. 68

 

WELLER

George Francis

Company Sergeant Major TF/200018, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Aged 34. Son of George & Ellen Weller of Queens Street, Littlehampton later of ‘Priors Lees”, Buckland, Surrey. Single man. Born in Warningcamp & enlisted in Arundel. Included on Littlehampton War Memorial. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR. 34

 

WEST

Arthur

Private TF/201115, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Enlisted in Littlehampton. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR. 34

 

WILLS

Joseph

Private 21304, 1st Garrison Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died in India 29th October 1918. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Born in Norton Sublander, Somerset & enlisted in Arundel. Commemorated on The Krkee Memorial, India MR. 65

 

WILSON

Victo

Leading Signalman 221420(PO), H.M.S. “Fortune”, Royal Navy. Lost with the destroyer during the night action of the Battle of Jutland 1st June 1916. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR March 19

 

WOOD

Leonard Daniel

Private G/8948, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Arras 9th April 1917. Aged 27. Son of Edwin & Jane Wood of 17, Round Street, Arundel. Born in Arundel & enlisted in Woking, Surrey. Buried in St. Emillie Valley Cemetery F. 365

  

1939-1945

 

BATT, DFC

Robert Hector

Squadron Leader, 40 Bomber Squadron (Blenheim Mk 1V’s) based at Wyton, Royal Air Force. Lost with his crew over the Channel 9th July 1940. (Sgt A. Spencer DFM & Sgt F. E. Johnson) Bodies recovered by the Destroyer, HMS ‘‘Brilliant’’, and buried at sea. Commemorated on The Runnymede Memorial

 

BENNETT

Denis Anthony

Flight Sergeant, 178 Bomber Squadron (Liberators 11’s), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Operating from Italy. Died 14th April 1944. Aged 22. Son of William Samuel and Dorothy Emily Bennett. Husband of Ada Kathleen Bennett of Wick, Littlehampton. Buried in Bari War Cemetery, Italy

 

BLACKMAN

Alan B

Sergeant (Wireless operator/Air Gunner Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died when his aircraft crashed in training near Montrose, Scotland 24th March 1942. Aged 20. Buried in Montrose (Sleepy Hillock) Cemetery

 

BLACKMAN

Frederick John

Telegraphist, HMS “’Hollyhock’’ (Flower Class Corvette), Royal Navy. Sunk by Japanese aircraft off Ceylon 9th April 1942. Aged 37. Son of Allan & Ellen Blackman. Husband of Gladys Mary Blackman Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

 

CRANHAM

Cecil Edward

Gunner, 65th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, Killed in action at El Alamein 10th September 1942. Aged 21 Son of Frederick Charles and Lucy Kate Cranham of Arundel. Buried in El Alamein Cemetery

 

DAVIDSON, OBE, CIE

Colin Keppel

Lieutenant Colonel, 77th Anti Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Killed in action in Tunisia 2nd March 1943. Aged 47. Son of Colonel Leslie Davidson CB. Royal Artillery & of Lady Theodora Davidson (nee Keppel). Husband of Lady Rachel Davidson (nee Fitzlan Howard) of Crosshurst, Arundel. Clerk of the House of Lords from 1919. Buried in Beja War Cemetery, Tunisia

 

DENYER

Ronald Charles

Bombardier, Royal Artillery, Died in Germany after hostilities 22nd July 1945. Aged 23. Son of Archibald Percy & Winifred Caroline Denyer of Arundel. Buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

 

EVANS

William John

Gunner, 21 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Killed in action in Normandy 29th June 1944. Aged 26. Son of William John & Emily Evans. Husband of Mildred Emily Evans of Arundel Buried in Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville.

 

GILBERT

Ronald Richard

Private, Pioneer Corps. Killed in action at Anzio, Italy 7th February 1944. Aged 30 Son of John & Mary Matilda Gilbert of Arundel. Husband of Nancy Gilbert of Arundel Buried in Anzio War Cemetery

 

GREAVES

Francis Murray

Sergeant, 34 Bomber Squadron (Blenheim Mk1V’s) operating from Burma, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Lost on operations 30th August 1942. Aged 18. Son of Gladys Greaves of Arundel Commemorated on The Singapore Memorial

 

HARDMAN

Gordon Edmund Bernard

Warrant Officer (Pilot), 103 Bomber Squadron (Lancasters) operating from Elsham Wolds, Lincs, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Lost when his aircraft was shot down over Northern Germany 25th July 1943. Aged 21. Son of Squadron Leader Edmund Parfitt Hardman (DFC) and Mrs Betty Hardman of Arundel Buried in Sage War Cemetery, Oldenburg, Germany

 

HAWKES

George Victor James

Flying Officer, No 1 RAF Depot Uxbridge, Middlesex formerly with 151 Squadron., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 25th October 1942. Aged 27. Son of Frederick & Edith Hawkes of Arundel. Husband of Gladys Hawkes of Stanmore, Middlesex. Buried in Arundel Cemetery

 

LIGHT

Roy George Algernon

[On the War Memorial listed as Joy!!] Private, 4th. Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action during the retreat to Dunkirk 28th May 1940. Aged 21. Buried in Caestre Communal Cemetery

 

LIGHT

Leslie Rex

Private, Army Catering Corps. Died in Belgium 7th November 1944. Buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery, Belgium

 

MARTIN

Stanley Roger

Sapper, 680 Artisan Works Company, Royal Engineers. Died at home 14th May 1943. Aged 39. Son of Roger George & Esther Frances Martin. Husband of Barbara Martin of Arundel Buried in Arundel Cemetery

 

MONTGOMERY

Richard

Sergeant, 7/10th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in action at EL Alamein 4th November 1942. Aged 28. Son of Richard & Margaret Montgomery. Husband of Millicent Montgomery of Arundel Commemorated on The Arundel Memorial

 

OSBORNE

Roy Robert Haylor

Pilot Officer, 102 Bomber Squadron (Halifax 111’s) operating from Pocklington, Yorkshire, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Lost on operations over Germany 13th August 1944. Aged 21. Son of Amy Olive Osborne of Arundel. Buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany

 

RAWLINSON

Leonard

Able Seaman, HMS “Hood”, Royal Navy. Lost in action with the “Bismarck” in the Denmark Straits off Iceland 24th May 1941. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Clara Rawlinson of Arundel. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea.

 

SAMPSON

Frederick Joseph John

Private, 167th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action in Tunisia 9th May 1943. Aged 28. Son of Charles & Lilian Sampson of Arundel Husband of Hattie Spence Sampson of Arundel Buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia

 

SIMS

Douglas

Company Segeant Major (Warrant Officer Class 2), 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died at home 27th August 1942. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs Elena Sims of Arundel Buried in Arundel Cemetery

 

THOMAS

Joseph Edmund

Marine, Naval Base. Defence Organisation No. 1. , Royal Marine Group Mobile, Royal Marines. Killed in action during the evacuations from Crete 1st June 1941. Aged 41. Son of Thomas Henry and Gladys Mary Thomas. Husband of Joan Thomas of Arundel. Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial

 

TOWNSHEND

Maurice A

Major – No further information currently available

 

TREAGUS

Albert Charles

Able Seaman, HMS “Boreas”, Royal Navy. Died 25th July 1940. Aged 23. Son of Harriett Eliza Treagus of Arundel. Buried in Dover (St. James) Cemetery.

 

VERRALL

Walter

Private, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 12th December 1941. Buried in Arundel Roman Catholic Cemetery

 

WEDGE

Reginald Victor George

Private, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action in Burma 8th May 1944. Aged 19. Son of Wilfred Felix Victor and Ivy Kathleen Frances Wedge of Arundel Commemorated on The Rangoon Memorial

 

WILLS

Wilfred George H

Private, 2/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action near Cassino 12th May 1944. Aged 30. Buried in Cassino War Cemetery, Italy

One burial not included on the Memorial
 

BALLANTYNE

Ernest Ross

Volunteer, 6th Sussex (Arundel) Battalion, Home Guard. Died at home 18th August 1940. Aged 41. Son of Ebeneezer & Jessie Agnes Ballantyne. Husband of Jesse Barbara Ballantyne of Arundel. Buried in Arundel Cemetery

One burial in the Roman Catholic Cemetery not included on the Memorial
 

O’BRIEN

James

Air Mechanic (E) 2nd Class, HMS ‘‘Peregrine’’, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm (Ford). Killed in action during a bombing raid on Ford airfield 6th June 1940. Aged 23. Son of John & Mary O’Brien of Cree Ennis, County Clare, Irish Republic. Buried in Arundel Roman Catholic Cemetery.

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