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BATTLE WAR MEMORIAL

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

There are 41 names on the Memorial cross in the Churchyard of St Mary the Virgin. The memorial takes the form of a wheel cross mounted ona tapering shaft mounted on a plinth with a two-stepped base; the plinth bears the insription. The Second World War names are on the reverse of the cross and have yet to be transcribed. The memorial was first unveiled by Rev Canon Cook on 15 February 1920; the designer was Mr G H Brett. The memorial was paid for by the Dean and the Hon. Mrs. Currie according to references in Battle Parish Vestry Book 1896 - 1987 and Battle Church Publication 1920.

Photographs Copyright © Janet Graves 2004

1914-1918

ANDERSON

Bernard George
Sergeant TF3488, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Wounded in action on the Somme near Albert and died in military hospital at Rouen 21 August 1916. Aged 24. Son of Bernard & Esther Anderson of 9, Mount Street, Battle. Born and enlisted in Battle. Buried St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen. F. 145

BEANEY

Albert Edward
Able Seaman 182377, Royal Fleet Reserve/Ch/B/5833, HMS “Hogue”. Lost when the Armoured Cruiser was torpedoed off the Dutch coast 22 September 1914. Aged 35. Son of William Foord & Esther Beaney of 57, Norman Road, St. Leonards. Husband of Mrs Mary Jane Beaney of 154, Old Lane, Hollington Street, St. Leonards. Commemorated on The Chatham Memorial MR. 1

BLACKMAN

Frederick Charles
Private G16405, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Polygon Wood near Ypres 19 October 1917. Aged 27. Born in Battle and enlisted in Chichester. Son of Thomas Blackman and Harriet (Collins), of 30 Mount Street according to Hastings Observer 3 November 1917. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30

BOXALL

Frederick Edward
Private G2801, 8th (Pioneer) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action at Montauban 1 July 1916. Born St. Mary’s and enlisted in Hastings.Son of Albert Boxall and Annie, 11 Mount Street according to 1911 census. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

BREEZE

Nelson Victor
Private M2/082721, No. 605 Heavy Transport Company Royal Army Service Corps. Lost at sea 8 January 1916. Aged 21. Son of John & Mary Breeze of Little Park Farm, Battle. Born in Heathfield and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on The Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton. MR. 40

CATTON

Frederick
Private SD2879, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Born in Battle and enlisted in Hastings. Son of James Catton and Harriet (Rush), Great Wood Cottage according to 1891 and 1901 censuses. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19

COCKETT (MM & BAR)

Horace Edward
Private SD1017, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Amiens 3 April 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mr Cockett & Mrs Sophia Lily Cockett of 45, The High Street, Battle. Born St. Mary’s and enlisted in Hastings. (MM & bar). Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

CONGDON

H E
RSM 44469, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 28 May 1918. Born Dunbar, East Lothian, circa 1867; son of Samuel and Eleanor. Married Mary Hollingsworth of Battle in 1891. Professional soldier until his retirement, then he kept White Hart beer house at Fifield, Berkshire. Long Service Medal, Croix de Guerre (Belgium). buried at Varennes Military Cemetery [Sources censuses from 1871, CWGC, Ancestry.co.uk]

CURRY

William Leonard
Captain, The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action on the Somme 9 November 1916. Aged 25. Son of Thomas Emitt & Emily Matilda Curry of Breadsell Farm, Sussex. Born in Quetta, Baluchistan India. Buried Puchevillers British Cemetery F. 74

ELDRIDGE

Basil Richard
Private 33834, 7th Battalion, The Norfolk Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action 5 September 1918. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs David Eldridge. Husband of Mrs Annie Eldridge of 104, Londesborough Road, Portsmouth. Born in Battle and enlisted in Hounslow, Middlesex. Buried Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 511

ELDRIDGE

William Herbert
Driver 534340, 491st. Field Company The Royal Engineers. 5th Division. Killed in action 22 August 1918. Enlisted in St. Leonards. Next of kin residents of Battle; married August 1918 to Ida Mitchell. Buried Gommecourt British Cemetery No 2 Hebuterne. F. 798

FLETCHER

Frederick Nelson
Private 26356, 6th Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action near Croiselles 20 March 1917. Aged 29. Son of Henry & Minnie Fletcher (Tailors) of Battle. Born in Battle and enlisted in Hastings. Buried Croisilles British Cemetery. F. 1489

FRENCH

John Henry
Gunner 60773, 66th Battery, The Royal Field Artillery. 13th Division Mesopotamia. Killed in action 23 February 1916. Born and enlisted in Battle. Next of kin residents of Battle. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial Mr. 38.

FULLER

Charles Andrew
Lance Cpl. 113862, The Machine Gun Corps, No. 30 Company. Died of pneumonia in France 9 November 1918. Aged 24. Son of Frank & Charlotte Fuller of Battle. Born in Warbleton and enlisted in Tonbridge, Kent. Formerly with the Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille F. 34

GOWER

Arthur
Private 29615, The New Zealand, Machine Gun Corps, No 2 Company. New Zealand Division. Killed in action at Ypres 12 October 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs H. Gower of Watch Oak, Battle. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial MR. 30 (New Zealand Section)

HALE

Stuart Anthony
Private G26424, 7th Battalion, The Royal West Kent, Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds at Casualty Clearing Station, Poelcappelle 13 October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Annie Hale of Battle Hill, Battle. Born in Westfield and enlisted in Hastings. Buried Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 16

HIGHWOOD

William
Private 44989, 2nd Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. 21st Division. Killed in action 10 April 1918. Aged 24. Son of James & Henrietta Highwood of 6, St. Mary’s Villas, Battle. Born in Battle and enlisted in Hastings. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30

HOLT

Frederick George Bradley
Second Lieutenant, 1/20th Battalion, The London Regiment. Killed in action 5 April 1918 In Aveluy Wood, France. Aged 29. Son of John George & Mary Anne Holt. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20


TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FREDERICK GEORGE HOLT
2ND LIEUT. QUEEN’S WEST SURREY REGT.
WHO FELL IN ACTION IN AVELBY WOOD, FRANCE
APRIL 5TH, 1918 AGED 29 YEARS
“In sure and certain hope of the Resurrection to eternal life”

JENNER

John Henry
Private G13381, 1st Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Died in France 11 February 1917. Born in Battle and enlisted in Battle. Resident of Tonbridge, Kent. Buried Bray Military Cemetery F. 164

KENDALL

Robert
Sergeant STK/1031, 10th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Died of wounds 8 September 1916. Aged 24. Son of Alfred Charles & Kate Kendall of Battle. Born in Clapham, South London and enlisted in London. Buried Loos British Cemetery. F. 550

LAMBERT

Henry McLaren
Captain, 1st Royal Dragoons. Cavalry Division. Killed in action near Ypres in the 2nd Battale of Ypres 13 May 1915. Aged 36. Son of Mr & Mrs E. T. Lambert of Telham Court, Battle. Buried Hop Store Cemetery, Vlamertinghe, Belgium B. 2


TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
HENRY MCLAREN LAMBERT
OF TELHAM COURT, BATTLE
CAPTAIN, 1ST ROYAL DRAGOONS
KILLED IN ACTION THE 2ND BATTLE
OF YPRES, BELGIUM 13TH MAY, 1915
AGED 36

MARCHANT

William E
Private GS/898, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Cambrai 1918 September 18. Born in Netherfield and enlisted in Hastings. Reservist. Buried Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension F. 366

MARKWICK

Sydney
Rifleman. 45742, 2nd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 8th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen. 28 April 1918. Aged 18. Son of George & Mary Markwick of 1, Lower Lake, Battle. Born in Ninfield and enlisted in Chichester. Buried St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F. 146

MARSH

Thomas
Private G18130, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Senlis Mill 5 April 1918. Enlisted in Hastings. Son of Tom Marsh and Ruth, of The Squirrel Inn according to 1911 census. Buried Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery F. 516

MCQUILLAN

Leonard Ernest
Corporal. 7445, 20th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 30 July 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs James McQuillan of 8, Lower Lake, Battle. Born in Battle and enlisted in Marylebone, London. Resident of Catford. Buried Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval. F. 432

NEWBERY

Charles Joseph
Private 2201 3rd. Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 50th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 8 May 1915 [died of wounds according to Hastings Observer 24 July 1915]. Aged 27. Son of Joseph & Kezia Newbery of Forest View, Battle. (SDGW. Newbury). Buried Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium B. 125

NOAKES

Frederick Stanley
Lieutenant, Staffordshire Yeomanry. Killed in action in Palestine 26th August 1917. CWGC shows date of death as 25 August, one day earlier than church plaque. Parents Frederick Noakes and Kate (Pilcher) of 4 St Mary’s Villas. Father owned the Battle tannery. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Egypt.


IN MEMORY OF
FREDERICK NOAKES
KILLED IN ACTION IN
PALESTINE 26TH AUG, 1917

OLIVER

Percy John
Private SD956, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 21 May 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs H. J. Oliver of 49, The High Street, Battle. Born in Erith, Kent and enlisted in Hastings. Buried Bethune Town Cemetery F. 80

RAPER

Robert George
Major, 8th Battalion, The South Staffordshire Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Fricourt 7 February 1916. Husband of Mrs I Raper of Richards Hill, Battle. Buried Fricourt British Cemetery. F. 371

RELF

Percy Edward
Private G42731, 23rd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action during the March retreat 25 March 1918. Born in Battle and enlisted in Hastings. Son of Charles Relf and Kate (nee Fuller), of Squirrel Cottages according to 1911 census. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20

SADLER

Stanley Victor
Lance Cpl. SD2335, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Wounded in action near Hardecourt and died in military hospital at Rouen on the 28 August 18. Aged 22. Born in Mortlake and enlisted in Hastings. Son of James and Ansley (nne Blackman) Sadlerof Gloucester House, Richmond Hill, Surrey. Mother born in Battle. Formerly with the 12th Battalion. Buried St. Sever Cemetery Extension F. 146

SANTER

William Aubrey
Private G12141, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action near St. Quentin during the March retreat 21 March 1918. Aged 30. Son of William & Annie Santer of 9, Upper Lake, Battle. Born in Battle and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

SKILTON

Frederick
Private 21024, 2nd Battalion, The Border Regiment 7th Division. Killed on action in the Somme 1 July 1916. Born in Battle and enlisted in Watford, Herts. Son of Caleb Skilton and Eliza, of 8 Jubilee Cottages, Battle. Formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz. F. 397

SMITH

Arthur Neville
Private 17728, 9th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 7 October 1916. Born in Battle and enlisted in Hastings. Son of Walter Budd and Annie Smith, of Railway Crossing, Marley Lane, Battle. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

STAPLEY

Percy Edward
Private G31392, 6th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action at Amiens 9 August 1918. Aged 32. Son of Charles & Harriett Stapley of Hastings. Husband of Mrs Louisa Stapley of Cadbec Hill, Battle. Born in St. Leonards and enlisted in Hastings. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension F. 177

STEMP

Albert William
Private 2728, 51st (Western Australian) Battalion, The Australian Infantry 13th Brigade. 4th Australian Division. Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 28. Son of William & Ellen Sarah Stemp of 3, Virgins Croft, Battle. Commemorated on The Villers Bretonneux Memorial MR. 26.

THOMAS

Arthur Cecil
Private 40306, 10th Battalion, The South Wales Borderers. 38th Welsh Division. Died at home 15 August 1917. Aged 35. Son of John & Ellen Thomas of 25, The High Street, Battle. Enlisted in Hastings. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried Battle Cemetery.

TURNER

Percival J H
Private 11166, 18th Battalion, The Manchester Regiment. Died at home 19 May 1915. Aged 34. Son of Arthur Stevens & Sophia Jane Turner of Mount View Cottage, Caldbec Hill, Battle. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Manchester. Buried Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery, Lancashire.

WAIT

William
Private G50601, 2nd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 22 April 1917. Aged 38. Son of William John and MargaretEllen (nee Preson) Wait of 1, Parks Yard, Battle. Born in Battle and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

WEBSTER

Godfrey Vassall George Augustus
Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, The Grenadier Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action near Ypres 8 April 1917. Aged 20. Son of Major Sir Augustus Webster 8th Baronot & Lady Webster of Battle Abbey, Battle. Educated at Eton. Commemorated on The Eton Roll of Honour & The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

WHISTLER

Ralfe Allen Fuller
Captain, 2nd Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry 2nd Division. Died of wounds 27 April 17. Aged 1921. Son of Major & Mrs Fuller-Whistler of Caldbec House, Battle. Buried Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 95

1939-1945

There are two memorials, one in the churchyard and one within the church it self. The churchyard memorial contains surnames and intials, the one inside the church contains forenames and surnames; there are two men on the memorial in the churchyard that are not on the church memorial, these are marked *. The memorial in the churchyard has the inscription containg the years only but the one inside the church reads:

1939 - 1945

IN LOVING AND GRATEFUL
REMEMBRANCE

O VALIANT HEARTS


Photographs Copyright © Janet Graves 2004
BARNES* A E
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BEST Arthur E
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BUCKWELL John A
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CAVE Peter
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CHATFIELD Cyril D
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CROUCH William
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DANNREUTHER Stephen E
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FLETCHER Thomas
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GAMBLEN Reginald
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GANDER William C
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HAYES John A
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HILLS Ronald S
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HUGHES Evan Griffiths
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KENNARD William D
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LYLE Peter A
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NEWBERY Peter J

Royal Air Force. Killed in India in the execution of his duties 4th August 1943. Born 9th July 1923.


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
PETER JOHN NEWBERY
ROYAL AIR FORCE
BORN ON JULY 9TH 1923
KILLED IN INDIA IN THE EXECUTION
OF HIS DUTY ON AUGUST 4TH 1943

NOAKES Charles D
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OLIVER Leslie
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RAPLEY Lionel H S
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ROBINS Charles V
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ROBINS Cyril J
No further information currently available
SHEATHER* A C
No further information currently available
SINDEN Harry W Thorpe

Major, 510 (M) H.A.A. Battery, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 3rd January 1943. Aged 32.


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
HARRY W. THORPE SINDEN
MAJOR 510 (M) H. A. A. BATTERY R. A.
DIED IN ACTION 3 JANUARY 1943 AGED 32

ERECTED BY RELATIVES, & THE OFFICERS, MEN
AND A. T. S. AUXILLARIES OF THE BATTERY.

BEING MADE PERFECT IN A LITTLE WHILE
HE FULFILLED LONG YEARS.

SKINNER John W
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SOAN Humphrey R C
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SPRAY Albert E
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STAINTON Phillip E
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BOER WAR

IN MEMORY OF

McLEAN Douglas Hamilton

Captain, 69th Sussex Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Of Wells, Somerset. Died at Johnnesburg 5th February 1901.

Extract from The Last Post - Roll of Officers who fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner, published by Naval and Military Press

McLean.— Capt. Douglas Hamilton McLean, 69th Co. I.Y., of Stoberry Park, Wells, Somerset, died of enteric at Johannesburg on Feb. 5th, 1901. He was the son of the late Hon. J. P. McLean, formerly Colonial Treasurer of Queensland, Australia, and was 37 years of age. Capt. McLean was educated at Eton (Mr. Carter’s), and was well-known as a University Rowing Coach. He held the rank of Capt. in the North Somerset Yeomanry Cavalry, and entered the I.Y. in March, 1900, with the rank of lieut., and was promoted capt. in the following August. Before his death Capt. McLean had been employed under the Military Governor of Pretoria.

SMEED H T
Trooper, 69th Sussex Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Of East Grinstead. Died 21st July 1900.
HOLLAMBY W T
Trooper, 69th Sussex Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Of Fordcombe. Died at Pretoria 19th October 1900.
RUSSELL F W
Trooper, 69th Sussex Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Of Eastbourne. Died at Pretoria 8th December 1900.
KING G A
Trooper, 69th Sussex Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Of Hastings. Died onboard S.S. "Canada" 15th December 1900.
BLAKE R
Trooper, 69th Sussex Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Of Maidstone. Mortally wounded at Modderfontein 21st March 1901.
DIXIE H
Trooper, 69th Sussex Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Of Eastbourne. Killed at Worcester (South Africa0 1st June 1900.
SAUNDERS E C
Corporal, 69th Sussex Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Died at Roodepoort Nek 14th August 1901.

OF THE 69TH SUSSEX COMPANY IMPERIAL
YEOMANRY RAISED AT EASTBOURNE FOR
SERVICE IN SOUTH AFRICA IN FEBRUARY
1900 THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THEIR
COMRADES AND FRIENDS
"LET A MAN DO HIS WORK: THE FRUIT OF IT IS
IN THE HANDS OF ANOTHER THAN HE"

Within the church there are various other memorials:

HILDEBRAND, DSO Geoffrey

Lieutenant Colonel, 12th Anti Tank Regiment. Killed at Pardes Hanna, Palestine 6th April 1948.


THESE GATES
WERE PRESENTED
IN MEMORY OF
LT. COL. GEOFFREY HILDEBRAND D.S.O.
12TH ANTI TANK REGT. ROYAL ARTILLERY
HE WAS KILLEDAT PARDES HANNA
PALESTINE
ON APRIL 6TH 1948
&
OF THE HILDEBRAND FAMILY

KINGSBURY  

Lieutenant Colonel, Queen's Royal Regiment. Died 14th August 1813. Aged 46.


THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED
BY THE
OFFICERS OF THE QUEENS ROYAL REGIMENT
IN TRIBUTE AND RESPECT
TO THE MEMORY OF
THE LATE LIEUTENANT COLONEL KINGSBURY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 14TH AUGUST 1813
AGED 46 YEARS
AFTER HAVING SERVED HIS COUNTRY
THIRTY THREE YEARS TWENTY SIX OF WHICH
WERE IN THE ABOVE REGIMENT
HE WAS WOUNDED
AT THE MEMORABLE SIEGE OF GIBRALTAR
WAS IN THE ACTION 1ST JUNE, 1794
AND SERVED IN THE CAMPAIGNS
OF EGYPT, PORTUGAL AND SPAIN IN 1808 AND 1809
AND WALCHEREN
AND LATTERLY UNDER
THE MARQUIS OF WELLINGTON
IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
AND AT THE BATTLE OF SALAMANCA
WAS SEVERELY WOUNDED
AND HIS HORSE KILLED UNDER HIM.

PHILLIPS Arthur

Lieutenant, 49th Company, Imperial Yeomanry formerly of the Sussex Company. Killed in action at Nonskraal, in the Fauresmith district, Orange River Colony on 25th December 1901. (Source The Last Post - Roll of Officers who fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner, published by Naval and Military Press).


TO THE MEMORY OF ARTHUR PHILLIPS, LT.
9TH BATT. I. Y. FORMERLY IN THE SUSSEX COMPANY
KILLED AT KOKSKRAAL O.R.C. DEC.
25TH 1901. HIS LAST WORDS WERE “NEVER
SURRENDER WHILE THERE IS A MAN UNHIT.”

RAPER Henry E

Surgeon, H.M.S. Vulcan, Royal Navy. Died at Malta 27th September 1904. Aged 30.


IN MEMORY OF
HENRY E. RAPER
SURGEON, R.N., H.M.S. “VULCAN.”
WHO DIED AT MALTA, SEPTEMBER 27TH 1904.
AGED 30 YEARS.
ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS.

WHISTLER Ralfe Allen

Captain, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died of wounds 28th April 1917 received at Oppy the previous day. Aged 21. Previously wounded in France in 1914 and 1915 and in Mesopotamia in 1916. Younger son of Major Fuller Whistler H.L.L. Buried in Aubigny.


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
RALFE ALLEN FULLER WHISTLER
CAPTAIN, 2ND BT, HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY
WHO DIED 28TH APRIL, 1917, FROM WOUNDS
RECEIVED NEAR OPPY THE PREVIOUS DAY, AGED 21
BURIED AT AUBIGNY

WOUNDED PREVIOUSLY IN FRANCE IN 1914 & 1915
AND IN MESOPOTAMIA IN 1916
YOUNGER SON OF MAJOR FULLER WHISTLER H.L.L.

SANS PEUR ET SANS REPROCHE
IN SURE AND CERTAIN HOPE OF A JOYFUL RESURRECTION


SENLAC MEMORIAL WINDOW
THIS WINDOW WAS DEDICATED BY THE BISHOP
ON THE 14TH OCTOBER, 1981 AS A
PERMANENT MEMORIAL TO THE ARMIES OF
ENGLAND AND NORMANDY WHICH FOUGHT
ON THIS HILL OF SENLAC ON 14TH OCTOBER, 1066.

DUKE WILLIAM CONFRONTS KING HAROLD
AGAINST A BACKGROUND OF SCENES SUGGESTED
BY THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY. DESIGNED
AND MADE BY MICHAEL FARRER BELL, IT HAS
BEEN SUBSCRIBED BY MANY FRENCH AND
ENGLISH FRIENDS.

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