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ASHURST WAR MEMORIAL

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

Hamlet on the B1235 to the West of Henfield. Small stone cross in the little churchyard containing 10 names with one initial.

1914-1918

BRAZIER

Leonard Arthur

Private G/4416, 7th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action, 18 November 1916. Born in Aldershot, Hampshire & enlisted in Hove. Buried in Stump Road Cemetery, Grandcourt F.535

DAVEY

Ernest

Private 2398, 8th Pioneer Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Killed action near Arras 13 April 1917. Son of Edwin & Clara Davey of Jessops Cottages, Ashurst. Born in Wineham & enlisted in Horsham. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial Mr.. 20

DUMBRELL

Alfred

Private 5367, 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 31 May 1917. Aged 28. Son of John & Caroline Dumbrell of New House, Church Lane, Ashurst. Born in Ashurst & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Germany.

DUMBRELL

Edward

Private G/50009, 23rd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 24 March 1918. Aged 25. Son of William & Jane Dumbrell of Rose Cottage, Ashurst, later of Partridge Green. Born in Ashurst & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20

DUMBRELL

Frank

Private F/3124, 16th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action 20 October 1916. Aged 21. Son of William & Jane Dumbrell of Rose Cottage, Ashurst, later of Partridge Green. Born in Ashurst and enlisted in Hove. Buried in Bancourt British Cemetery F.307

KIMMENS

William Ernest

Private 28439, 10th (Prince of Wale’s Own) Royal Hussars. 3rd Cavalry Division. Killed in action. 13 May 1915. Aged 32. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Kimmens of Starker’s Cottages, Ashurst. Husband of Mrs. Amy Mable Kimmens of Orford Cottage, Gordon Road, Shoreham. Served in the South African Campaign. Born in Clare, Suffolk and enlisted in Hove. Included on Shoreham Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR.29.

LELLIOTT

Herbert

Private G/878, 8th Pioneer Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action near Montauban 1 July 1916. Born in Ashurst and enlisted in Horsham. Possibly the H. Lelliott on Brighton War Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial Mr.. 21

MONNERY

Harry

Private 18431, 3rd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action near Ypres 9 October 1917. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR.30

PELLING

Percy

Private G/43965, 17th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 2nd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 13 November 1916. Born in Ashurst and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Ashurst. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

SMITH

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22 July 2004

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