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BOGNOR REGIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2007

The Bognor and District War Memorial Hospital Roll of Honour for 1914-1919 includes the villages of South and North Bersted, Aldwick, Shripney, and Felpham. There are 324 names recorded on wooden panels with gold lettering with surnames and initials preceded by rank.

ABRAHAM

William Vernon

Private 75488, 16th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 22 April 1917. Aged 30. Son of George & Mary Abrahams 6, St. Margaret’s Terrace Longford Road, Bognor. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Aldershot. Next of kin Farnham, Surrey. Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe

AGER

Walter Thomas

[On War Memorial listed as AGAR] Possibly Corporal 8105, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 4th Division Died of wounds 23 November 1914. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Ager of 4, Chaffes Cottages, Upchurch, Kent. Born in Dartford, and enlisted in Sittingbourne, Kent. Buried in Trois Abres Cemetery, Steenwerck.

ALLEN

Alfred George

Rifleman 44539, 1st Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 2nd Division. Killed in action 23 June 1918. Aged 18. Son of George & Ellen Allen of Nyewood Cottages, Bognor. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial

ALLEN

Harry

Petty Officer 1st Class 188226, H.M.S "Invincible", Royal Navy. Lost with the Battle cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 36. Son of Mrs Olden (formerly Allen) of Chichester. Husband of Mrs E. B. Allen of 15, St. Augustine Road, Southsea. Commemorated on Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea There are two other possibilities. Petty Officer Henry Allen H.M.S Good Hope 1 November 1914. MR. 3 or Stoker Petty Officer Henry Allen. H.M.S Hogue 22 September 1914. MR 1

ANDREWS

R T M

Sapper - No further information currently available

ARBEN

Walter E

Private G/1151, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division, Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915. Aged 18. Son of Mrs Ruth Shrubb of 8, Essex Road, Bognor. Born in Poplar and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

ASHCROFT

Edward E

Gunner 102259, 234th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 17 July 1917. Aged 30. Son of Thomas & Mary Ashcroft of Croxton, Cambridgeshire. Husband of Mrs E. Ashcroft of Resthome Cottage, Cocking. Born in Croxton, Cambridgeshire and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Felpham. Included on Croxton, Cambs. War Memorial. Buried in Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

ATTRIDGE

Sidney George

Rifleman R/40595, 9th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victoria’s Rifles). 58th London Division. Killed in action 25 August 1918. Former Cavalryman. Son of Thomas & Sarah Attridge of 15, Gravitts Lane, Bognor. Born in Landport, Hants and enlisted in Paddington. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial

BACON

Charles

Private G/37548, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division Died of wounds 13 May 1917. Husband of Mrs E. Bacon of Alpha Cottage, Sheepwash Lane, Bognor. Born in London and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery Etrun.

BAILEY

Leonard

{Able Seaman on war memorial] Petty Officer 194248, H.M.S "Invincible", Royal Navy. Grand Fleet. Lost with the Battle cruiser at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Bailey of Ockley Road, Bognor. Husband of Mrs Lucy Bailey of 29, Worsley Street, Eastney Portsmouth Served at Heligoland Bight and the Falklands. Commemorated on Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial Southsea

BAILEY

William Walter

Private G/16401, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Martinsart Wood on the Somme 3 November 1916. Aged 41. Husband of Mrs Alice Bailey of 2, Gordon Terrace, Sea Road, Felpham. Born in Tangmere and enlisted in Bognor, 14 years with the Bognor U D Council. Left 4 children. Included on the Parish Church Memorials at Tangmere and Felpham. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BAKER

Harold F

Private F/3090, 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 23 October 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr Baker & Mrs Mary Anne Baker of 3, Bedford Street, Bognor. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.

BAKER

Reginald John

Company Sergeant Major 8212, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders attached to 2nd Battalion. 4th Division. Killed in action 7 November 1914. Aged 36. Husband of Alice Grace Baker of 25, Argyle Road, Bognor. Served on the N. W. Frontier if India in 1908. Born in Salisbury and enlisted in Winchester. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

BAKER

W E

Private No further information currently available.

BALE

Arthur Percy

Private 29503, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 17 October 1916. Aged 20. Son of Frank & Kate Bale of Milford House, Steyne, Bognor. Born in Paddington and enlisted in Southampton. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BARRETT

Frank Alfred

Corporal 9793, 4th Queens Own Hussars. 2nd Cavalry Division. Died in base hospital at Boulogne 19 December 1914. Aged 19. Son of Henry James & Theodosia Barrett of Orchards, Bognor. Born in Watford and enlisted in Chichester. Native of Felpham. Felpham Parish Church. Buried in Boulogne East Cemetery.

BARRON

Harry

Lance Corporal G/1049, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 5 August 1915. Born in Murrow, Cambs, and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Cite Bonjen Military Cemetery, Armentieres

BARROW

H

Private No further information currently available

BARTON

Newman Henry

Lance Corporal 68982, 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Died of wounds 29 October 1918. Aged 19. Son of Newman and Anne Barton of 1, Buckingham Place, Steyne, Bognor. Born in Streatham and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport.

BAXTER

William Charles

Guardsman 11485, Scots Guards. Died of wounds 19 May 1915. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Baxter of "Bruntlands" Grove, Felpham. Born in Thurso Caithness and enlisted in London Resident of Bognor. Included on Felpham Parish Church war memorial. Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery

BEALE, MM

Alfred William

Sergeant G/931, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 9 April 1917. Born in Bournemouth & enlisted in Horsham. Next of kin, Bognor. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

BEAL

Arthur Reginald George

Fleet Paymaster, H.M.S "Goliath", Royal Navy Royal Navy. Lost when the battleship was torpedoed by a Turkish destroyer in the Dardanelles 13 May 1915. Commemorated on Chatham Royal Naval Memorial

BEER

Frank

Private 73274, 123rd Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 4 October 1917. Born in Heyshott Green and enlisted in Byfleet, Surrey. Formerly with Royal West Surreys. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery Enclosure No 2 Belgium.

BEER

Hugh Frank

Private L/9064, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 17 August 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs John Beer of Felpham. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Felpham Parish Church war memorial. and Heyshott Parish Church Memorial Window. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BEGG

Robert James

Private G/14190, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surreys. 18th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 1 December 1916. Aged 26. Son of Robert & Anne Begg of Camberley, Surrey. Husband of Annie Begg (remarried) of "Lyora" Gordon Avenue, Bognor. Born in Frimley Green, Surrey and enlisted in Bognor. Resident of South Berstead. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen.

BELL

F M

Driver 243521, Royal Garrison Artillery. (Medal Rolls) - No further information currently available

BENHAM

Harry Charles

Private TF/200650, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza 19 April 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs George Benham of Ockley Road, Bognor. Enlisted in Horsham. Painter and Decorator. Buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine

BENNETT

Albert Armand

Private GS/196, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died 17 October 1918. Aged 41. Husband of Mrs Flora Bennett of "Herondean" Lyon Street, Bognor. Special reservist Born in Colwyn Bay and enlisted in Chichester. Included on the Welsh National War Memorial, Cathays Park, Cardiff. Buried in Houchin British Cemetery

BENNETT

R A

Private 73489 15th Battalion, Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters) 35th Division. Killed in action 22 April 1918. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Bognor. Buried in Martinsart British Cemetery.

BERNAND

Charles Henry

Private TF/204052, Wiltshire Regiment. (Medal Rolls) - No further information currently available

BICKNELL

Frank

Lance Sergeant TF/200744, 1/5th Battalion, East Surreys. 18th Indian Division. Died at home after the war 3 January 1919. Aged 27. Son of George & Alice Bicknell of "The Moorings" Felpham Road, Bognor. Enlisted in Wimbledon. Buried in Hollybrook Cemetery, Southampton.

BISHOP

Herbert James Burt

Able Seaman 218925, H.M.S "Scott", Royal Navy. Lost when the Flotilla Leader was torpedoed by a U Boat in the North Sea 15 August 1918. Aged 31 Only son of Mr & Mrs James Bishop of Hastings. Husband of Margaret Mary Bishop of Gillingham, Kent. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial

BISHOP

Thomas Humphrey

Private TR/10/27534, 31st Training Reserve Battalion. Died at home 22 April 1917. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs S. H. Bishop of "Westfield" North Berstead. Born Highgate, London and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Bognor Cemetery

BLACKMAN

Frederick J

Private G/11464, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 2 September 1918. Born in Angmering and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Pagham Parish Church war memorial. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

BLACKMAN

Maurice Henry

Private G/4615, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Born in Coldwaltham & enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Pagham. Included on Pagham Parish Church. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

BLECK

Evelyn Lewis

[Listed on war memorial & SDGW as BLECH] Second Lieutenant, 73rd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 18 August 1916. Aged 20. Son of Edward Charles & Helen Bleck of 33, Bedford Gardens, Campden Hill, London. Buried in Guillemont Road Cemetery.

BLISS, MM

Charles James

Sergeant G/5427, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Sambre 4 November 1918. Enlisted in Bognor, resident of Bognor. Buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine au Bois

BONIFACE

C L

Stoker 1st Class K/5397/PO, H.M.S "Niger", Royal Navy. Lost when the Torpedo Gunboat was sunk by U-12 in the North Sea 11 November 1914. Aged 23. Son of George & Elizabeth Boniface of 1, Manor Cottages, Felpham. Buried in Deal Cemetery, Kent

BONIFACE

James

Private 21021, 8th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. 18th, Division. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Birmingham. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BONIFACE

John Charles

Sergeant G/3245, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action at Loos 28 September 1915. Aged 17. Son of John & Ada Boniface of 2, Chermside Villas, Broadway, Summersdale, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Bognor. Included on Boxgrove Priory War Memorial Commemorated on Loos Memorial

BOOKER

Sidney John

Private G/40162, 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 33rd Division. Killed in action 28 October 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Arthur John Booker of 2, Brookfield Terrace, Highfield Road, Bognor. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.

BOWLEY

William

Private SD/4006, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 23 March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Charles & Mary Bowley of Limmer Pond Aldingbourne. Born in Aldingbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Included Aldingbourne Parish Church War Memorial Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial

BRITTON

William James

Sergeant GS/190, 3rd. Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (Home reserve) Died at home 19 March 1918. Aged 36. Husband of Mrs Alice Rose Britton of 16, Essex Road, Bognor. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Bognor Cemetery

BROCKHURST

Thomas

Private 33171, 106th Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 10 January 1918. Aged 31. Son of Edward & Mary Brockhurst of Westhampnett. Husband of Mrs Kate Amy Brockhurst of ‘Spire View" North Berstead. Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. Buried in Bognor Cemetery.

BROOKS

Frederick John

Corporal 70680, "A" Battery, 15th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 8 October 1917. Aged 25. Son of Benjamin & Sarah Brooks. Born in West Ham and enlisted in Portsmouth Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium.

BROOKS

J

Private No further information currently available

BROWN

A

Private No further information currently available

BROWN

Henry George

Gunner 184118, 247th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. (Italy) Died of wounds 21 December 1917. Aged 42. Son of Henry & Emma Brown of Brighton. Husband of Elizabeth Jane Brown of 1, Somerset Terrace, Lyon Street, Bognor. Born Little Hollybush and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade, Italy.

BROWN

Horace Raymond

Rifleman A/201223, 16th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. 33rd Division. Killed in action 20 May 1917. Aged 19. Son of Frederick & Charlotte Brown of 4, Franklin Terrace, Highfield Road, Bognor. Born South Bersted & enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

BROWN

R

Private, No further information currently available.

BROWN

Sidney Edgar

Private G/6950, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division, Killed in action 23 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Frederick & Charlotte Brown of 4, Franklin Terrace, Highfield, Bognor. Born in South Berstead and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

BULBECK

William Henry

Able Seaman J/4675, H.M. Submarine E16, Royal Navy. Lost with the Submarine in North Sea 22 August 1916. Aged 22. Son of George & Alice Bulbeck of Woking. Husband of Mrs Winifred Bulbeck (remarried & later of Rochester). Commemorated on Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea.

BURNAND

Edward

Private 9117, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 4th Division Killed in action 15 September 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Burnand of Flansham Lane, Felpham. Born St. Pancras, Chichester and enlisted in Winchester. Resident of Bognor. Buried in Crouy Vauxtrot French National Cemetery, Crouy.

BURROWS

H

Private No further information currently available

BUTTERS

Frank Henry

Corporal M2/078425, Mechanical Transport 153rd Ammunition Column, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds 30 September 1917. Enlisted in London. Next of kin Dorking, Surrey. Buried in Locre Hospice Cemetery

CAIGER

Charles E

Lance Corporal G. 1594 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division Killed in action, 13 July 1916. Aged 28. Son of Arthur & Ellen Caiger of Berstead House South Berstead. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

CARTER

James Harry

Private 20896, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Killed in action 10 August 1917. Aged 23. Son of James & Sarah Elizabeth Carter of 6, Albert Road, Bognor. Born & enlisted in Holborn. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

CARTER

William Thomas

Private SD/782, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex. 39th Division. Died of wounds 24 May 1916. Aged 21. Son of William & Elizabeth Carter M. T. Cottage, 23, Crescent Road, Bognor. Born in Fareham, Hampshire and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Gorre British & Indian Cemetery

CASS

Wilfred Augustine Stanfield

Stoker 1st Class K/21078, H.M.S "Vanguard", Royal Navy. Lost when the Dreadnought blew up in Scapa Flow 9 July 1917. Aged 22. Son of William & Alice Lilian Cass of 2, Somerset Terrace, Lyon Street, Bognor. Commemorated on the Chatham Royal Naval Memorial

CASSE

Frederick

Lance Corporal SD/1282 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action at Polygon Wood. 25 September 1917. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Casse of Henry Street, Bognor. Born in Kingston and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

CHAFFER

Albert George

Rifleman S/15900, 11th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 37th Division. Killed in action 20 March 1918. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chelsea. Next of kin, Bognor. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

CHAPMAN

Alstaire Hillyar Darby

Captain, 1st Royal Dragoons. 3rd Cavalry Division. Killed in action 27 September 1915. Buried in Noeux Les Mines Communal Cemetery.

CHEAL

William Gordon

Private 45323, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 16 August 1917. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Born in Wick and enlisted in Littlehampton. Next of kin East Preston (Possibility only). Buried in Potijze Chateau Lawn Cemetery, Belgium.

CHINNERY

Esme Fairfax

Captain, Coldstream Guards. Attached to the Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 18 January 1915. Aged 28. Son of Walter Moresby Chinnery D. L. J. P. and Mrs Alice Emily of Hatchford Born in Hatchford, Surrey. Brought home and buried in St. Matthews Churchyard, Hatchford, Surrey.

CONNOR

Frederick

Lance Corporal 32236, 8th Battalion, East Surreys. 18th Division. Killed in action 26 August 1918. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban.

CONSTANT

Ernest Alfred

Deck Hand 17847 DA., H.M. Trawler "Apley", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 6 December 1917. Aged 41. Son of Thomas William & Louisa Constant of "St. Anne's" Crescent Road, Bognor. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

COOK

Henry Arthur

Petty Officer Telegraphist J/871, H.M.S "Victory", Royal Navy. Died at home 24 February 1919. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Cook of ‘Warfield’ Spencer Street, Bognor. Buried in Bognor Cemetery

COOPER

C

Private No further information currently available

COOPER

H J

Gunner No further information currently available

COOTE

J William

Private S/1663, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 27. Reservist Son of Joseph & Elizabeth Coote of Bognor. Born in Boxgrove and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

COSENS

Frank

Sergeant M1/08848, Royal Army Service Corps attached to5th London Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 22 March 1918. Aged 37. Son of Albert & Emily Cosens of Ferring. Husband of Mrs L. E. Cosens of Ye Olde Cottage, Glarnis Street, Bognor. Born in Arundel and enlisted in London. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road, British Cemetery, Manancourt.

COURT

William George

Lance Corporal SD/780, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at St. Julien Ypres 31 July 1917. Born in Aldingbourne and enlisted in Bognor. Next of kin Aldingbourne. Included on Aldingbourne Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

CREAGH

Reginald Simon Macnamara

Lieutenant,14th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died at home 5 December 1917. Aged 32. Son of Major Simon & Mrs Creagh. Husband of Mrs Zoe Creagh of 76, Langdale Road, Hove. Included on Hove Library War Memorial. Buried in Kensal Green (St. Mary’s) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

CREIGHTON

William F

Private G/1090, Royal Sussex Regiment. (Medal Rolls) Died after discharge. Location unknown.

CUSTANCE

Gustavus William Musgrove

Surgeon, H.M.S "Hawke", Royal Navy. Lost when the cruiser was torpedoed by U9 in the North Sea on the 15 October 1914. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial

DAMPIER-CHILD

Thomas Henry Fielde

Lieutenant Commander (E), H.M.S "Opal", Royal Navy. Lost with the Destroyer off the Scottish Coast in a storm 12 January 1918. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

DAVIS

Douglas Stalman

Lieutenant, Honourable Artillery. Company, ADC to IGC. Lines of Communication. Died 27 January 1919. Aged 27. Son of Major & Mrs A. I. Davis of Pagham. Buried in Arquata Scrivia Communal Cemetery Extension. Italy.

DELL

Reginald Charles

Private TF/200569, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division, Killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza 26 March 1917. Aged 20. Son of Charles Henry & Matilda Dell of Aldwick Place, Bognor. Enlisted in Horsham. Included on Pagham Parish Church War memorial. Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial

DENYER

George J

Private G/8128, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Maroc 30 June 1916. Born in North Berstead and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery F. 149

DIBLEY

Herbert George

Private G/10673 1st Battalion, Royal West Surreys. 33rd Division. Died 21 December 1916. Aged 26. Son of George & Charlotte Dibley of Westergate. Husband of Winifred Daist Dibley (remarried) of Westergate. Born in Westergate and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen

DIBLEY

Wilfred

Private 40875, 1/1 Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 24 September 1917. Aged 19. Son of George & Charlotte Dibley of Westergate. Born in Westergate and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Northamptonshire Regiment.. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

DINHAM

Henry James

Private TF/315217, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division, Killed in action in Palestine 10 March 1918. Born Regents Park, London and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery.

EADE, MM

William John

Private SD/1180, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 20 May 1918. Aged 38. Son of John & Mary Eade of Bognor. Husband of Mrs Jane Selina Eade of St. Johns Links Avenue, Felpham. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Felpham Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Mailly Wood Cemetery.

EDE

Sidney Arthur

Private G/1210, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Died of wounds 10 May 1915. Aged 20. Son of Charles & Kate Ede of 6, Resort Cottages, Ivy Lane, Bognor. Born in Berstead and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery.

FARLEY

Arthur Frederick

Private SD/1201, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Re. Husband of Mrs Angelina Farley of 36, Church Cottages, Stedham. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1,

FARLEY

Francis William

Stoker 1st Class K/16824, H.M.S "Queen Mary", Royal Navy Lost with the Battle cruiser at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 21. Son of Richard & Mary Farley of 3, Bedford Street, Bognor. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

FARLEY

George Leno

Corporal SD/1225, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 4 September 1916. Aged 27. Husband of Mrs G. Farley of 17, Ockley Road, Bognor. Born & enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Couin British Cemetery.

FLEET

W

Private No further information currently available

FLETCHER

John Holland Ballett

Lieutenant, 1/7th Battalion, London Regiment. 5th Division Died of wounds 13 May 1915. Aged 35. Son of William Holland Ballett Fletcher & Mrs Agnes Caroline of Aldwick Manor, Bognor. (M. A. St. Johns College Cambridge) Barrister at Law, Inner Temple. Cambridge University War List Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

FOSTER

C

Sapper No further information currently available

FOX

Albert Henry

Air Mechanic 2nd Class 49873, Royal Air Force. Died at home 23 August 1918. Aged 31. Son of Arthur & Eileen Fox of London Street, Fairford, Gloucestershire. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Fairford

FRANKLIN

E K

No further information currently available

FREEMAN

Albert John

Able Seaman J/22277, H.M.S "Bulwark", Royal Navy. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26 November 1914. Aged 19. Son of Richard & Fanny Freeman of 52, Oving Road, Portfield. Body recovered and Buried in in Woodlands Cemetery, Gillingham, Kent

FREEMAN

W A

Able Seaman J/7559, H.M.S "Hampshire", Royal Navy. Lost when the Armoured Cruiser was mined off the Orkneys 5 June 1916. Aged 22. Son of Richard & Fanny Freeman of 52, Oving Road, Portfield. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

FROST

F

Private No further information currently available

FULLER

Peter

Private SD/1331, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs G. Fuller, of 1, Memorial Cottages, Flansham Lane, Bognor. Born in Ferring and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

GARDNER

George

Private G/508, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action on the Somme 31 August 1916. age27. Son of Mr & Mrs George Gardner of Bognor. Born in Dunks Green, Kent and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

GATEHOUSE

Richard Francis

Captain, 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers 3rd Division. Killed in action on the Marne 13 September 1914. Buried in Vauxbin French National Cemetery.

GEALL

Thomas Walter

Private G/16028 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21 October 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Geall of "Atholl Villa" Sheepwash Lane, Bognor. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Southwark. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

GIBBS

William George

Private 45588 Royal Army Medical Corps. Died. 26 July 1916. Aged 25. Son of George William & Annie Gibbs of Bognor. Husband of Ethel Mary Gibbs of 41, Church Street, Guildford, Surrey. Born in Penge, and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie.

GILBERT

Thomas Edward Horace

Private 3120, 27th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died at home 24 March 1917. Aged 20. Son of Thomas Edward & Emily Louisa Gilbert of Penzance Villa, Highfield Road, Bognor. Buried in Bognor Cemetery

GILL, MC

Kenneth Carlyle

Captain 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment attached to Number 22 Squadron. (Bristol Fighters), Royal Air Force. Died of wounds 23 October 1918. Son of Rev & Mrs A. T. Gill of Vicarage, West Wittering. Husband of Mrs L. G. Gill of Mickleham Downs, Dorking, Surrey. Buried in Fillievres British Cemetery.

GILLHAM

Reginald George William

Second Lieutenant, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action in Polygon Wood 26 September 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs G. H. Gillham of "The Laurels" South Leigh Road, Emsworth, Hampshire. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

GOODGER

L G

Lance Corporal No further information currently available

GORDON, DSO

Bertram Georges Reginald

Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. 7th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 20 July 1915. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery.

GORDON

Robert Charles Lowther

Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. 15th Scottish Division Died of wounds 30 September 1915. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery.

GRICE

Harold George

Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Royal Scots (Queens Edinburgh Rifles). 52nd Division. Died of wounds. 27 March 1918. Aged 27. Son of William & Ada Grice of Colebrooke House, Bognor. Volunteered while on active service in Bermuda. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

GRIFFIN

Charles William

Private G/19917, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 14 March 1917. Born in North Mundham and enlisted in Eastbourne. Next of kin, Pagham. Included on Pagham Parish Church war memorial. Buried in Bray Military Cemetery.

GRISEWOOD

Francis J M

Lieutenant, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Harman Grisewood of 39, Cadogan Street, Chelsea. Resident of Bognor. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

GRISEWOOD

George Maria Joseph Alphonsus

Captain 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of pneumonia in base hospital at Merville 27 March 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Harman Grisewod of 39, Cadogan Street, Chelsea. Resident of "The Den," Bognor. Late of Grenadier Guards. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery

GRISEWOOD

P

Seaman No further information currently available in CWGC records.

GROUT

F

Gunner No further information currently available

GROUT

Thomas

Private 17905, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action September 1910. 17. Born in North Berstead and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Bognor. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

HACKETT

Albert

Private 43419, 17th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action 12 October 1916. Aged 32. Son of George & Ellen Hackett of 52, Essex Street, South Bersted. Born in Horley, Surrey and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

HALE

George James

Lance Corporal G/980, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 24 June 1918. Aged 24. Son of James & Ellen Hale of Pagham. Born in Pagham and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Pagham Parish Church war memorial.. Buried in Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension

HALL

William E

Gunner 83251, 217th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 9 April 1918. Aged 21. Son of Kempton & Ellen Hall of North Bersted, West Bognor. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

HAMMOND

Albert Henry

Rifleman 3590, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Killed in action on the Aisne 24 September 1914. Husband of Mrs S. Hammond (remarried) of 24, Mons Avenue, Bognor. Born in Chichester & enlisted in Portsmouth Resident of Bognor. Buried in Bucy Le Long Communal Cemetery.

HAMMOND

C Herbert

Rifleman 48752, 2/10th Battalion, London Regiment. 60th Division Killed in action 9 August 1918. Aged 18. Son of Herbert Leonard & Ada Hammond of 37, Steyne Street, Bognor. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial

HARTMAN

C Herbert

Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Formerly with the 1/5th Battalion, in India. Killed in action on the Somme 2 July 1918. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs Augustus Hartman of 14, Kensington Square, London. Enlisted in Blackheath Buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert.

HAVILAND

John Doria

Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 18th Division Died of wounds 16 July 1916. Aged 34. Son of John & Alice Haviland of "St David’s," Sudley Road, Bognor. Born in Northampton. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery.

HAY

Harold Etherington

Rifleman 608455. 1/18th Battalion, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles). Killed in action 23 August 1918. Born in Wandsworth and enlisted in Bunhill Row. Next of kin, Wandsworth Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial

HAYES

Arthur James

Lance Corporal G/1222, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Cuinchy 12 February 1915. Aged 18. Son of James Evett & Annie Hayes of 69, London Road, Bognor. Born in Hounslow and enlisted in Bognor. Included on Arundel War Memorial. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial.

HEATES

E

No further information currently available

HEATHER

James

Private G/995, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 20 September 1917. Aged 21. Son of Henry & Margaret Heather of 24, Essex Road, Bognor. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

HENDERSON

C

Signaller No further information currently available

HELLYER

Henry

Petty Officer Stoker 283821, H.M.S "Black Prince", Royal Navy. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 38. Son of William & Isabella Hellyer of Bognor. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

HEWITT

William Edward

Private 8616, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots. 3rd Division. Killed in action 28 April 1915. Aged 31. Son of John & Anne Hewitt of Bognor. Husband of Ellen Ethel Hewitt of 5, Gravitts Lane, Bognor. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium.

HOCKHAM

Robert William

Able Seaman 217623 (RFR/PO/7000), H.M.S "Bayano", Royal Navy. Lost when the Armed Merchant Cruiser foundered in the North Atlantic 11 March 1915. Aged 30. Son of James Henry & Alice Hockham of 17, Southover Road, Bognor. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.

HOCKING

James

Sergeant 17866, 110th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 24 March 1918. Born in Portsmouth and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial

HODGES

Frederick George

Lance Corporal G/3, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 29 August 1918. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Frederick Hodges of Bognor. Born in Angmering and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial

HOLE

Thomas Harold Trewin

Rifleman 374520, 2/8th Battalion, London Regiment. (The Post Office Rifles) 60th London Division, Killed in action near Ypres 30 October 1917. Aged 19. Son of George & Harriett Anne Sampson Hole of 4, "Haroldene" Chichester Road, Bognor. Enlisted in Kensington. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial

HOLDEN

A

Ordinary Seaman J/51186, H.M.S "Mary Rose", Royal Navy. Lost when the destroyer was sunk in action with German cruisers off the Norwegian coast 17 October 1917. Buried in Fredrikstad Military Cemetery, Norway.

HOMER

Arthur Thomas

Lance Sergeant 8130, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 25 September 1915. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

HOMER

Charles

Lance Bombardier 30745, 1/1st North Midland Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home 27 October 1918. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Portsmouth Next of kin residents of Middleton near Felpham. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Felpham

HOMER

Thomas

Able Seaman Z/5510, "Drake" Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 63rd, Royal Naval Division. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

HOOD

The Honourable Maurice Henry Nelson

Lieutenant, "Hood" Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Gallipoli Killed in action, 7 June 1915. Aged 34. Only son of the 2nd Viscount Bridport. Husband of Hon. Mrs M. H. Hood (later Viscountess Bridport) of 28, Norfolk Square, Hyde Park. Commemorated on Helles Memorial

HORNIBROOK

Cornelius G

Sergeant 6150, 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 8 September 1916. Born St, Peter & St. Paul, Cork and enlisted in Kinsale. Next of kin, Cork, Ireland. Connection with Bognor unknown. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.

HOTSTON

Sidney Taylor

Private 461, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 20 September 1917. Aged 26. Son of Henry Julian and Diana Hotson of 40 Honiton Road, Romford Born in Yapton and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Resident of Bognor. Buried in Ferme Olivier Cemetery.

HUMPHREYS

Alfred George

Private 42656, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 34th Division. Died of wounds in captivity in Germany 20 April 1918. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Bognor. Buried in Niederzwerhen Cemetery Cermany.

HUMPHRYS

Basil Godfrey

[Listed on War Memorial as HUMPHREYS] Lance Corporal 432, 1st King Edward’s Horse. Killed in action at Cambrai 20 November 1917. Born in Ottawa, Canada and enlisted in London. Resident of West Norwood. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial

HUMPHRYS

Leslie Palmer

[Listed on War Memorial as HUMPHREYS] Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry). 63rd Division. Died of wounds in base hospital Etaples 13 December 1916. Aged 28. Son of William Barclay & Emma Maria Humphrys later of "Hardwick" 18, Duppas Hill Road, Croydon. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

HUMPHRYS

S F

[Listed on War Memorial as HUMPHREYS] Second Lieutenant, 14th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action on the Somme 26 August 1916. Aged 24. Son of William Barclay & Emma Maria Humphrys of "Hardwick" 18, Duppas Hill Road, Croydon. Buried in Thistle Dump Cemetery, High Wood, Longueval.

IDE

Benjamin Henry

Private 1150, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Benjamin Albert & Charlotte Ide of Bognor. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

IDE

Harry

Corporal SD/809, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres, 24 September 1917. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

IDE

Jesse

Private (Bandsman) 11558, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 6th Division. Killed in action on the Aisne 21 September 1914. Born Chichester and enlisted in Colchester. Resident of Bognor. Commemorated on Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

IRELAND

William

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 33. Son of William & Emily Ireland of Bucks Green, Rudgwick. Husband of Mrs Eva May Ireland of 39, London Road, Bognor. Veteran of War in South Africa. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

IRISH

Cranson John

Able Seaman 216724, HM. Submarine E10, Royal Navy. Lost with the ship in the North Sea 21 January 1915. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Irish of Bognor. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

JANMAN

Albert George

Lance Corporal G/1522, ‘C’ Company, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 5 October 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs T. V. Janman of Manor House, Aldwick, Bognor. Born in Pagham and enlisted in Tonbridge, Kent. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

JOHNSON

C

Private No further information currently available

JOHNSON

L

Private No further information currently available

JOHNSTONE

Henry Archer

Major, 152nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 28. Son of John & Ada Johnstone of Risley, Derbyshire. Born in Nottingham. Buried in Wancourt British Cemetery.

JONES

Arthur Edwin

Private 9574, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd Division. Killed in action near Festubert 18 May 1915. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Woolwich. Next of kin Bognor. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

JONES

Cecil Stanley

Gunner 62238, 20th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds at home 14 July 1916. Aged 34. Son of George Henry & Elizabeth Jones. Husband of Mrs Fanny Jones of 2, Crescent Cottages, Ivy Lane, South Bersted. Buried in Bognor Cemetery

JONES

Ernest Alfred

Private L/11063, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21 October 1916. Aged 20 Brother of Mrs Walker of 75 Sugden Street, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester. Worthing W. M. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

JONES

William

Airman 2nd Class 85472, Royal Flying Corps. Lost when the Hospital Ship "Aragon" was torpedoed in the Mediterranean 30 December 1917. Aged 34. Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Jones of 2, Argyle Road, Bognor. Commemorated on Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt

JONES

William George

Private 92959, 2/4th Battalion, London Regiment. (Royal Fusiliers) 58th (London) Division. Killed in action 24 August 1918. Aged 18. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray sur Somme.

KEATES

Ernest

Private L/9956, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Vendresse 14 September 1914. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Keates of Copyhold Cottage, Lagness, Bognor. Born in Pagham and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Pagham Parish Church war memorial. Commemorated on Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

KEATES

William Russell

Private SD/2724, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21 October 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs William George Keates of "Rosegreen" Pagham. Born in South Bersted and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

KENT

Edward Wilfred

Private 8092, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action on Gallipoli 6 August 1915. Aged 24. Son of Henry & Mary Jane Kent of 27, Steyne Street, Bognor. Born in Fishbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Helles Memorial Gallipoli

KING

George Herbert

Private G/1469, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 22. Son of Albert & Fanny King of 12, Gravitts Lane, Bognor. Born in Angmering and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

KINGMAN

William Edgar

[Listed on War Memorial as. W. H. KINGMAN] Private G/2744, 8th Battalion, Royal West Surreys. 24th Division Died of wounds near Loos 19 October 1915. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Deptford Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

KNAPTON

Leonard Stephen

Private 2817, 1/4th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. 15th Indian Division, Mesopotamia. Died of wounds 10 October 1915. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs G Knapton. Husband of Mrs E M Knapton (remarried) later of Okengates, Shropshire. Born in Yeovil and enlisted in Dorchester. Connection with Bognor unknown. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.

KNIGHT

J H

Private No further information currently available

LAGGETT

William

Sergeant. 47535, 14th Kings Hussars Indian Cavalry Division, Mesopotamia. Died of wounds 6 December 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs G. A. Knapton of Bognor. Husband of Mrs E. M. Knapton (remarried) of Oakengates, Shropshire. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq.

LAMBERT

Harry James

Private G/6349, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 19 December 1916. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs Charlotte Kate Lambert of 3, Wivelsfield Terrace, North Berstead. Left 3 children Employee of Felpham Sewerage Works. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

LAMBERT

J

Able Seaman No further information currently available

LAMPARD

Bernard George

Lance Corporal 3/2842, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 13 August 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Bernard Lampard of Lyon Street, Bognor. Born in Lenham, Kent and enlisted in London. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

LANGRISH

Charles

Private G/26000, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action August 1910. 18. Aged 36. Son of John & Rebecca Langrish. Husband of Mrs Annie Flora Langrish of 12, Russell Street, Portfield. Born in Lavant and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial

LEARY

Percy George

Private G/25775, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 33rd Division Died of wounds 29 September 1918. Aged 26. Son of George William & Edith Ellen Leary of 7, Retort Cottages, Ivy Lane, South Bersted. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Beaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery, Beaumetz les Cambrai.

LEARY

Thomas Frederick

Corporal SD/815, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Railway Wood 29 September 1917. Son of George William & Edith Ellen Leary of 7, Retort Cottages, Ivy Lane, South Bersted. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

LEE

Charles John

Private 279315, 2/2nd Battalion, London Regiment. 58th Division. Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Ebenezer John & Harriett Jane Lee of "Annandale" Gordon Avenue, Bognor. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Whitehall. Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery, Epehy

LEGGATT

A M V

Chief Petty Officer No further information currently available

LEMMON

Frank Herbert

Private (Signaller) 7348, 11th Australian Infantry Battalion. 1st Australian Division. Killed in action 21 January 1918. Aged 35. Son of Frank & Sarah Lemmon of 18, London Road, Bognor. Born in Billingshurst Buried in Messines Ridge British Cemetery.

LEMMON

Wilfred Arthur

Private 114839, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Lemmon of High Willhays, Durlston Park, Bognor. Commemorated on Vimy Memorial

LEWIS

C R

Private No further information currently available

LEWIS

William James

Trooper 1645, Household Battalion, 4th Cavalry Division, Killed in action 11 April 1917. Enlisted in Bognor. Next of kin Bognor. Buried in Mindel Trench British Cemetery, St. Laurant Blangy

LITTLE

Robert John

Private G/591, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 28 December 1915. Aged 33. Son of David & Hannah Little of Arlecdon, Cumberland Born in Arlecdon and enlisted in Chichester. Member of the Bognor Fire Brigade. Shot by a sniper. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner.

LITTLECHILD

Edward George

Private G/17962, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 30 November 1917. Aged 30. Son of Mr Littlechild & Mrs Eliza of 3, Victoria Cottages, South Berstead. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial

LITTLECHILD

Frederick J

Gunner. 62766, 43rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 2 May 1915. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Duhallow ADS Cemetery, Belgium.

LUCAS

E J

Stoker No further information currently available

LUCAS

Robert Henry

Private SD/1772, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 1 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Robert & Mary Lucas of Brighton. Husband of Mrs Lily Lucas of Laburnham Cottage, North Berstead. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bognor. Included on Brighton W. M. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery

LUFF

Cecil

Private TF/3312, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died in military hospital in Alexandria Egypt 28 June 1916. Son of Elizabeth Luff of 3, Chequers Road, East Grinstead. Born in Plaistow, near Kirdford and enlisted in Bognor. Included on East Grinstead War Memorial. Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

MACKENZIE

Jack Ronald Lewis

Lieutenant 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. 7th Indian Division. Mesopotamia. Killed in action 21 April 1917. Commemorated on Basra Memorial Iraq.

MARCHANT

James

Lance Corporal GS/413, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action 14 February 1916. Special Reservist. Son of Mr & Mrs Marchant of Fletching. Born in Fletching and enlisted in Chichester. Journeyman Baker and resident of Felpham. Included on Felpham Parish Church war memorial. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Felpham.

MARNER

William John

Able Seaman PO/226270, H.M.S "Victory", Royal Navy Died at home 15 April 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Marner of Waterworks Cottages, South Berstead. Buried in Caister Cemetery, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

MATTHEWS

John Laurence

Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment attached to Royal Engineers. Divisional Signals Company. Invalided out in 1916 but re-enlisted. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Matthews of Ardwick House, Bognor. Included on Pagham Parish Curch W. M Bur Aire Communal Cemetery

MARSHALL

John

Lance Corporal SD/823, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Messines 20 June 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Richard Marshall of "The Bungalow" Woodgate, Aldingbourne. Born in Bosham and enlisted in Bognor. Included on Bosham and Aldingbourne Parish War Memorials. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

MAY

George Edward

Lance Sergeant SD/709, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr May & Mrs Sophia May of "Alverton" Linden Avenue Bognor. Born in Kis, India, and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg.

MAY

John James

Quartermaster Sergeant, SD/2182, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of disease at home 22 July 1915. Born in Manaton, Devonshire and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin residents of Bognor. Buried in Bognor Cemetery.

MEDHURST

Frank

Private G/40252, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surreys. 33rd Division. Killed in action 26 October 1917. Born Berstead & enlisted in Bognor. Next of kin, Bognor, formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

MEDHURST

Thomas

Private G/15947, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 15 August 1917. Aged 20. Son of Thomas & Kate Medhurst, Fishmongers of Bognor. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Horsham. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

MERRITT

George Thomas

Private G/426, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 3 July 1915. Aged 25. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension

MERRITT

William

Private 15039, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 10 September 1915. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs S. Merritt of 55, Essex Road, Bognor. Born in Feltham, Middlesex and enlisted in Lambeth Buried in Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt.

MILES

J E

Private No further information currently available

MILLS

George

Private G/819 (Corporal on war memorial), 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 31 December 1915. Aged 19. Son of Jesse & Janet Mills of 45, Chapel Street, Bognor. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

MILLS

Jesse

Sergeant 7159, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 16 November 1914. Aged 26. Son of Jesse Matthew & Janet Mills of 109, Collyer Avenue, Bognor. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Ireland

MINTORN

Richard Haynes Nelson

Private T/386387, Royal Army Service Corps attached to20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Son of Mr & Mrs John Haynes of Gloucestershire. Died at Home 28 April 1918. Aged 50. Born in Harrow, Middlesex and enlisted in London. Bognor resident. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Harrow, Middlesex.

MISSELBROOK

Frank Henry

Private 49307, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds 2 September 1918. Born in Peckham, South London and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe

MISSELBROOK

Stephen

Private G/7240, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 29. Born in Pagham and enlisted in Bognor. Included on Pagham Parish Church war memorial. Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery

MITCHELL

Arthur Thomas

Private SD/819, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

MITCHELL

William James

Private SD/820, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 18 September 1917. Aged 19. Son of George & Annie Mitchell of 37, Clifford Road, South Norwood. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Native of North Bersted. Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium.

MONEY

Arthur Edwin

Rifleman 44828, 15th Battalion, the Royal Irish Rifles 36th Division Died of wounds 27 March 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs J. W. Money of Manor Farm, North Bersted. Born in Kingston on Thames and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Buried in Hautmont Communal Cemetery.

MOORE

Walter Louis

Chief Petty Officer Stoker 300013, H.M.S "Genista", Royal Navy. Lost when the Sloop was torpedoed in the North Sea 23 October 1916. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Moore of Hove. Husband of Mrs Florence Emily Moore of Wood View Terrace, Nailsea, Somerset. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea

MORLEY

Harry A

Rifleman 46495, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 24th Division. Died of wounds 26 May 1918. Aged 19. Eldest son of George & Emma Morley of "The Hollies North Bersted. Born in North Bersted and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Pernes British Cemetery.

MUNDAY

Albert Edward

Lance Corporal G/44058, 17th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 2nd Division. Killed in action 28 April 1917. Aged 37. Son of Henry & Frances Munday of Bognor. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Ealing. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

MUNDAY

William Henry

Private TF/315324, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Killed in action 16 September 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Munday of 2, Inglebarg Villas, Bognor, Employee of Warnetts, the butchers. Member of Bognor Football Club. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension

MURRAY

George

2nd Officer (Third Mate), SS "Huntsmoor" (London), Mercantile Marine. Died 20 February 1918. Aged 22. Son of George & Mary Anne Murray of Ealing Villa, Linden Avenue, Bognor. Born in Hammersmith Commemorated on Tower Hill Memorial, London.

NARRAWAY

Stanley Cyril

Lance Corporal. 2853 2/2nd Battalion, London Regiment. Royal Fusiliers attached to R. N. Division. Gallipoli. Killed in action at Gallipoli 11 December 1915. Buried in Redoubt Cemetery Helles Gallipoli.

NEW

John Edward

Lance Corporal G/617, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7 July 1916. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

NEW

William R

CSM 7264 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 4th Division Killed in action on the Somme 24 October 1916. Born in Felpham & enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

NEWBURY

Albert Ernest

Able Seaman J/22253, H.M.S "Black Prince", Royal Navy. Lost with the armoured cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs E. A. Newbury of 11, Scott Street, Bognor. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

NEWPORT

Christopher

Private TF/200568, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Gaza 4 November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Henry & Louisa Newport of "The Anchorage," Park Road, Bognor. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Horsham. Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery Palestine

NORRELL

Hugh

Corporal 47328, 108th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 26. Son of William Tidy & Eliza Elizabeth Norrell of Royal Oak Cottage, East Lavant. Born in East Lavant and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Hedauville Communal Cemetery Extension

NORRIS

Alfred Charles

Private G/15954, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at "Stuff Trench" on the Somme 21 October 1916. Aged 40. Son of Mr & Mrs George Norris of Pagham. Born in Pagham and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Pagham Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.

NORRIS

William

Private 8158, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Died of wounds 9 August 1916. Aged 26. Son of Richard & Edith Norris of 1, Sea Road, Felpham. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

NOVELL

Percival Reginald

Private TF/200325, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the first battle of Gaza 26 March 1917. Born in North Mundham and enlisted in Bognor. Next of kin, Bognor. Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial

OAKMAN

B

Private No further information currently available with CWGC

OAKMAN

Sidney

Private L/7945, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Regular attached to 107 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 18 August 1916. Resident of 63, London Road, Bognor. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Arundel. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery

OLIVER

Harold Augustus Boyd

Second Lieutenant, Irish Guards attached to the 4th, Battalion, Guards Machine Gun Battalion. Killed in action 26 May 1918. Aged 34. (Served as KING) Youngest son of Rev. George William & Alice Selina Oliver of 45, St. James Square, Holland Park, London. An actor. Enlisted Nov. 1914. Joined 85th Field Ambulance and served in Salonika. Invalided home with Malaria & later commissioned into the Irish Guards. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 2.

OWEN

Arthur Adrian

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action at Neauve Chapelle 13 March 1915. Buried in Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie

PACE

Henry Joseph

Captain, Royal Marine Artillery. Died at home 7 August 1915. Buried in St. Mary‘s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kensal Green

PACE

Thomas Andrew

Lance Corporal 9893, 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment (The London Rifle Brigade) 4th Division. Died of wounds 4 May 1915. Born in Kensington and enlisted in London. Buried in Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery, Belgium

PAICE

Edgar William

Lance Corporal G/984, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 5 October 1916. Aged 24. Son of Thomas & Emily Paice of 26, Grove road, Whyke, Chichester. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Chichester City war memorial. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.

PAIGE

Alfred Frederick

Private SD/4233 (Lance Corporal on war memorial), 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Stephen James Paige of Bognor. Husband of Mrs Alice Paige (remarried) of 2, Royal Oak Cottages, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in St. Vaast Military Cemetery

PARKER

Ernest

Private 5975, 9th Queens Royal Lancers. 1st Cavalry Division Died at home 24 May 1915. Aged 43. Son of Mrs Lucy Chapman of 50, Colemans Street, Brighton. Served in South Africa with the 14th Hussars. Born in Shoreham by Sea and enlisted in Bognor. Included on Brighton War Memorial. Buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

PARSLOW

Joseph

Stoker 1st Class K/17647, H.M.S "Queen Mary", Royal Navy. Lost with the Battle cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1915. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

PAWSEY

Harold Charles

Second Lieutenant, 1/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme 18 August 1916. Buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery F. 432

PATTEN

James

Private G/1471, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 32. Son of William & Lavinia Patten. Born, Compton, Somerset and enlisted in Chichester. Included on the Parish Church Memorial of Pagham. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

PATERSON

Andrew

[Listed on War memorial as PATTERSON] Sergeant 13292, Scots Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action, 26 August 1916. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs James Patterson of 19, Cannongate, Edinburgh. Born in Newington, Midlothian, and enlisted in Edinburgh, Resident of Bognor. Buried in Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium

PAY

F G

Sergeant 37552, Royal Air Force. Died at home of influenza 17 October 1918. Aged 29. Son of Harry & Maria Pay. Husband of Mrs F. G. Pay of Cheds Farm Dairy, Felpham. Born at Felpham Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Felpham

PENNEY

W

Able Seaman No further information currently available

PEPPER

Alwyn Taytn

Captain, 100th Field Company, Royal Engineers. att. 22nd Divisional H.Q. Salonikan Front. Died 6 November 1918. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs William Thomas Pepper of "Burngreave"’ Bognor. Husband of Mrs Eleanor Pepper of "Glebelands" Claygate, Surrey. Educated at Queens College Taunton, Somerset. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

PERRY

Cyril Ernest

Private 684, North Somerset Yeomanry. Killed in action near Ypres 13 May 1915. Enlisted in East Grinstead. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

PINCHES

H

Staff Sergeant No further information currently available from CWGC.

POTTER

George

Petty Officer Stoker 312125, H.M.S. "Liverpool", Royal Navy Died while serving with the Adriatic Squadron, Italy. 15 February 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs Mary May Potter of 14, Essex Road, Newtown, Bognor. Buried in Bari War Cemetery, Italy.

POWELL

Albert Edward

Corporal 8368 1st Battalion, Ox & Bucks Light Infantry. 6th Indian Division. Mesopotamia. Taken prisoner at Kut and died in captivity 1 November 1916. Aged 30. Son of George & Emma Powell of 2, Homestead, Ivy Lane, South Bersted. Born in Hunston near Chichester and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Baghdad North Gate Cemetery Iraq,

POWELL

Frank John

Private SD/1204, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds 13 August 1917. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Nellie Powell (remarried) of Chichester. Born in Berstead and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Huts Cemetery, Dickebusch Belgium

POWELL

Richard

Gunner 71157, 82nd Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Taken prisoner at Kut and died in captivity 5 September 1916. Aged 24. Son of Frank & Mary Olive Powell of Rose Cottage, South Bersted. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Portsmouth Buried in Baghdad North Gate War Cemetery.

POWELL

Walter

Private G/28403, 8th Battalion, Queens Royal West Kent Regiment. 24thDivision Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 March 1918. Aged 19. Son of Frank & Mary Olive Powell of Rose Cottage, South Bersted. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial

POWELL

William

Private T4/142091, Railhead Supply Dept., Royal Army Service Corps. Died 15 September 1918. Aged 29. Son of Frank & Mary Olive Powell of Rose Cottage, South Bersted. Born and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

PRINCE

Henry Gordon

[Listed on war memorial as. S. H. G. PRINCE] Private 33169, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment (Labour Company) Died at Home 26 April 1917. Aged 40. Son of Charlotte Prince of 3, Evergreens, South Bersted. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

PRIOR

Lewis Atkins

Second Lieutenant, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Next of kin residents of Bognor. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

RAYNER

George Biddulph

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 27th Division. Formerly with the 3rd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action near Ypres 12 May 1915. Aged 31. Son of William Stockham Rayner & Mrs Annie Rayner 24, Birchington Road, West Hampstead. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

REDMAN

H A

Private, 29471 Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Trans to the Labour Corps, No record with SDGW. Died at home 5 January 1918. Buried in Bognor Cemetery

RICHARDSON

Ridley Gordon

[Listed on War memorial as RICHARDS] Private G/17624, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Messines 11 June 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs John Richardson of 30, West Street, Bognor. Employee of Charles Knowles Ltd. Station Road, Bognor. Born & enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

RICHARDS

Able Seaman No further information currently available

RICHARDSON

Frederick J

Private L/10133, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 29 October 1914. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Eastbourne. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

RICHARDSON

R J

Private No further information currently available

REIKIE

David Thomas

Private 814816, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. (Eastern Ontario Regiment) 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action at Vimy Ridge 9 April 1917. Commemorated on Vimy Ridge Memorial

RISHMAN

Albert

Private TF/200259, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Gaza 27 March 1917. Aged 23 Grandson of Mrs E. Rishman of 170, London Road, Bognor. Born in South Berstead and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial

ROBERTS

George Henry

Steward, Steam Trawler "Earl Howard’ (Grimsby), Mercantile Marine. Died 11 December 1914. Aged 39. Born at Malton North Yorkshire. Bognor connection unknown. Commemorated on Tower Hill Memorial, London.

ROE

H

Private No further information currently available

ROGERS

Albert Samuel

Stoker 1st Class 301451, H.M.S "Aboukir", Royal Navy. Lost when the Armoured Cruiser was torpedoed off the Dutch coast by U9 on the 22 September 1914. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

RUSTELL

William Douglas

[Listed on war memorial as RUSTHALL] Private G/21692, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 22 September 1917. Aged 22. Son of George Eli & Harriett Matilda Rustell of Douglas Cottage, Headley Down, Bordon, Hampshire. Born in Horsham and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

RUFF

Edmund John

Private 23600, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. Died at home 13 September 1918. No record with SDGW. Buried in Bognor Cemetery

SAGEMAN

Benjamin

Private G/7234, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Died. 13 June 1918. Born in Littlehampton and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Premont British Cemetery

SAIGMAN

Jack J

Able Seaman SS/1717/PO RFR/PO/B/4805, H.M.S "Good Hope", Royal Navy. Lost with the armoured cruiser off the Coronel Islands in action with Von Spees Squadron 1 November 1914. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

SALMON

A

Private No further information currently available

SANDYS

Mervyn Keats

Captain, 2nd Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action 25 October 1914. Aged 30. Youngest twin son of Lt/Col. Edwin Del Sandys (Northamptons) & Mrs Sandys of Belmont Lodge, Bognor. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial Belgiun

SCHRIEBER

William Edward Brymer

Lieutenant, Motor Transport Section. Divisional Ammunition Park, Canadian Army Service Corps. Killed in action 4 May 1915. Buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery

SCOTT, MM

Henry Charles

Private SD/3225 (Lance Corporal on War Memorial), 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Born & enlisted in Bognor. Next of kin Bognor. Buried in St. Vaast Military Cemetery

SHARP

Henry George

Driver 64563 49th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 9 October 1917. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Portsmouth Buried in Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Belgium,

SHAWYER

Ernest Henry

Private GS/182, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 2nd Division, Special reservist. Killed in action on the Somme near Ovillers 1 August 1916. Aged 36. Son of Mr & Mrs A. Shawyer of "Meka Cottage" Bersted. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

SHELLEY

Thomas

Lance Corporal 26238, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action 19 September 1917. Born in Braintree, Essex and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

SIMMONDS

Herbert Sidney

Sapper 45718, 90th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 12 May 1918. Aged 27. Son of Alfred & Agnes Anne Simmonds of 43, Nelson Street, Brighton. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Brighton. Included on Brighton War Memorial. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

SIMMONDS

Walter Alfred

Leading Seaman 223524, H.M.S "Black Prince", Royal Navy. Lost with the armoured cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 30. Son of Mr & Mrs Samuel Simmonds of 2, Scott Street, Bognor. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

SKEITES

William James

Private G/7230, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action 2 July 1916. Aged 22. Son of James & Annie Skeites of Flansham near Bognor. Born in Flansham and enlisted in Bognor. Included on Felpham Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Dranoutre Military Cemetery, Belgium.

SKINNER

Ernest Henry

Second Lieutenant, 1/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat between the 21/31 March 1918. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial

SMITH

Albert

Private SD/3015,13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

SMITH

Bobs

Able Seaman No further information currently available.

SMITH

Robert

Petty Officer Stoker K. 450, H.M.S "Paragon", Royal Navy. Lost when the destroyer was torpedoed by German Destroyers in the English Channel 17 March 1917. Aged 27. Son of Robert & Julia Smith of North Bersted, Bognor. Husband of Louisa Bessie Smith (remarried) later of Southsea. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea

SNOOK

Arthur Henry

Gunner 235556, 86th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 23 May 1918. Aged 28. Son of Henry Thomas & Emma Snook of Mill, Felpham. Enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Crouy British Cemetery Crouy sur Somme.

SNOOK

Byron

Private SD/847, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died at home, 29 December 1915. Aged 28. Son of Henry Thomas & Emma Snook of Mill, Felpham. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bognor. Included on Felpham Parish Church war memorial. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Felpham

SPARSHOTT

Cyril George

Lance Corporal G/8325, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (Pioneers). 18th Division. Died of wounds 6 August 1917. Aged 29. Son of Joseph & Elizabeth Kate Sparshott of Compton House Golf links Avenue, Felpham. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Calais Southern Cemetery

SQUELCH

Leonard

Private G/1216, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Born in West Hampstead and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

SQUIRES

Alfred Benjamin

Private G/8133, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31 July 1917. Aged 23. Husband of Mrs E. Squires of Bournemouth Born in Felpham and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

SQUIRES

Hubert John

Private G/15689 8th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 27 July 1917. Born in Chatham and enlisted in Tonbridge, Kent. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

SQUIRES

James Edward

Private G/623 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 21 October 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Squires of "The White House" Shripney, near Bognor. Commemorated on Loos Memorial

STANLEY

C

Gunner No further information currently available

STERK

Harry B

Private SD/849 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31 July 1917. Aged 25. Son of Albert & Rachael Esther Sterk of "Glendale" Aldwick Road, Bognor. Born in Camberwell and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

STONE, DCM

Bernard Alfred

RSM. TF/200023 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action 26 April 1918. Husband of Mrs B, Stone of "Melrose" Gordon Avenue, Bognor. Born in Amberley and enlisted in Bognor Formerly a Territorial with the 1/4th Battalion. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

STONES

Thomas Frederick

Second Lieutenant 10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 17 September 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Herbert Stones of 40, Victoria Street, Paignton, Devon. Born in Gillingham, Kent. Buried in Longueval Road Cemetery.

STONER

Frederick Charles Richard

Lance Corporal TF/220720 1st Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 2nd, Division. Killed in action 8 October 1918. Born in Bognor and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin residents of Bognor. Formerly with the Herts Yeomanry. Buried in Forenville Military Cemetery.

STOWELL

Robert Cuthbert

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action near Cambrai 20 November 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs A. J. Stowell of "Loretto" Esplanade, Bognor. Born n Wimbledon. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux

STOWELL

Wilfred

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Leinster Regiment. 16th Division Killed in action during the March Retreat. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs A. J. Stowell of "Loretto" Esplanade, Bognor. Husband of Mrs Agnes Stowell of "Greengates" Loom Lane, Radlett, Herts. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial

STRONG

Harold

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action 13 March 1915. Aged 29. Son of Robert Bennett & Mrs L. E. Turner (formerly Strong) of Woodbine Cottage, Gig Lane Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Bandmaster in India pre War. Scholar of the RMS Music, Twickenham. Buried in Loker (Locre) Churchyard, Belgium

STRUDWICK

Charles

Gunner 555, 1/1st Wessex Heavy Battery, Hampshire T. F., Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home 14 August 1916. Born in Birdham and enlisted in Fareham. Included on East Dean Parish Church war memorial. Buried in East Dean Churchyard (West Sussex)

STRUDWICK

George

Private G/7369, 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th Division, Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 March 1918. Formerly Royal Sussex. Born in Littlehampton and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Oving. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial

SWAIN

Alfred George

Rifleman 10070, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles 3rd Division Killed in action on the Aisne 21 September 1914. Born in Bognor & enlisted in Portsmouth Next of kin, Bognor. Commemorated on La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial.

SYMES

W

Lieutenant No further information currently available

TADD

W J

Private No further information currently available

TATE

Thomas Campbell

Second Lieutenant, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 2 September 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs William Tate 47, Salisbury Road, Southsea. Resident of Bognor. Buried in Couin British Cemetery

THIRLWELL

Walter Houlden

Second Lieutenant, East Surrey Regiment attached to the 176th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Son of Charles & Martha Thirlwell of "Bradley" Annandale Avenue, Bognor. Buried in Canada Farm Cemetery, Belgium

THORNTON

E E

Air Mechanic 3rd Class 116666, No 12 Training Depot, Royal Air Force. Died at home 21 October 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Harry Thornton of 2, Sycamore Road, Amersham on the Hill, Bucks. Buried in Eastergate (St. George) Cemetery.

THORNTON

V O

Lance Corporal No further information currently available.

TIPPER

William Henry

Private 9258, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action 22 January 1917. Aged 21. Son of Harry & Alice Porter of West View Adelaide Road, Chichester. Born & enlisted in Portsmouth Buried in Peronne Coomual Cemetery Extension.

TITHERLY

George

[Listed on war memorial as TITHERLEY] Sergeant 16512, 33rd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly Middlesex Regiment. Died of wounds 18 April 1918. Born in Chelsea and enlisted in Fulham. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium.

TOWERS

A E

Gunner No further information currently available

TWIBILL

Reginald

Lance Corporal G./6739, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Arras 28 July 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mrs Eliza Letitia Waight of Elm Villa, London Road, Bognor. Born in Berstead and enlisted in Bognor. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

VENUS

Thomas

Corporal 28626, 71st Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 25 September 1915. Aged 28. Son of George & Elizabeth Venus later of "Moorcroft" Broad Street, Cuckfield. Born in Pagham and enlisted in Portsmouth Resident of Pagham. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

VERION

George William Pratt

Lance Corporal G/1211, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division, Killed in action 28 March 1916. Aged 26. Son of Mr Verion & Mrs S. Verion of "South View" North Berstead. Born in Berstead and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Ration Farm Annexe, Belgium

VERION

Horace F

Corporal SD/1784, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the March retreat. 22 April 1918. Son of Mr Verion and Mrs S. Verion of South View, North Bersted. Born in Angmering and enlisted in Chichester Employee of James Fleming of Aldwick. Buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension.

WADE

Edward Reginald

Able Seaman J/12295, H.M.S "Shark", Royal Navy. Lost with the Destroyer during the night action of Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916/1 June 1916. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

WALLER

Leonard Henry

Private G/29491, 1st Battalion, Royal West Surreys. 33rd Division. Killed in action 7 November 1918. Aged 19. Son of Thomas & Caroline Ada Waller of Sefter Cottage, Pagham. Born in Boxgrove and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension.

WALTERS, MM

Frederick Thomas

Lance Corporal 17240, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. 33rd Division Killed in action 10 April 1918. Aged 23. Son of Thomas & Mary Walters 28, Briar Close, Evesham, Worcestershire. Born Salford Proirs, Worcestershire. Enlisted in Evesham. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium (Connection with Bognor unknown and seems unlikely)

WALTERS

Herbert Edwin Thomas

Private SD/3260, 13th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 28. Son of Ephraim & Sarah Walters of North Berstead. Husband of Mrs Emily Eliza Walters (remarried) of 6, Wishfield Terrace, Chichester Road, Bognor. Born & enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

WARDLEY

Bernard Samuel

Company Quartermaster Sergeant 2785, 1/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in action 14 October 1916. Born in Bowdon, Cheshire and enlisted in Birmingham. Buried in Hebutene Military Cemetery.

WATSON

Charles John

Lance Corporal G/434, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 3 March 1916. Aged 30. Son of Mr Watson & Mrs Fanny Watson of 3, Gordon Terrace, Felpham. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Felpham Parish Church war memorial. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

WAY

A G

Private No further information currently available

WELCH

Frank

Possibly Private PW/3494, 18th Battalion (Pioneer Battalion), Middlesex Regiment. 33rd Division. Killed in action 13 April 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium

WELLFARE

Thomas William

Leading Stoker 305430, HM Submarine E30, Royal Navy. Lost when the Submarine was reported missing in the North Sea. 22 November 1916. Aged 32. Son of Mr & Mrs W. J. Wellfare of 7, Gravitts Lane, Bognor. Husband of Mrs Charlotte Wellfare of 59, Fortiss Road, Kentish Town, London. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

WHEATLAND

Reginald George

Corporal 16948, 25th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action, during the March Retreat. 24 March 1918. Son of George & Caroline Wheatland Husband of Mrs Margaret Wheatland of "Elmsleigh" South Down View Road, Broadwater, Worthing. Born in Barnham and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly Royal Artillery. Included on Worthing War Memorial and Broadwater Parish Church. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

WHITE

Arthur Albert

Private GS/1218, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Reservist. Died of peritonitis in hospital at Brighton 28 February 1917. Aged 25. Son of Thomas & Minnie White of 24, Essex Road, Bognor. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Berstead Roman Catholic Cemetery.

WHITE

A V

Private No further information currently available

WHITE

Cyril James Turner

Rifleman R/17478, 2nd Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 1st Division. Died of wounds 12 March 1916. Aged 31. Son of Robert Quintus & Esther Miriam White of "Lynwood" Sturges Road, Bognor. Served in the South African War and German South West Africa 1914/15 (1st Rhodesia Regt). Born and enlisted in Islington. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

WHITE

Frank Henry

Private G/8913, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division, Killed in action 29 December 1917. Born in Berstead and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Bognor. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery Palestine.

WICHELOW

Thomas Charles John

Ordinary Seaman SS/9318, H.M.S "Victory", Royal Navy. Died at home 12 September 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Elijah Wichelow of Lyme Cottage, Steyne, Bognor. Buried in Bognor Cemetery

WILLIAMS

A

Lance Corporal No further information currently available

WILSON

Geoffrey Alfred

Lance Corporal STK/285, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18 November 1916. Aged 38. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Wilson of Westhaven, Annandale Avenue, Bognor. Born in Bexley, Kent and enlisted in London. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

WILSON

Hubert Willoughby

Private STK/286 (Corporal on war memorial), 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Died of wounds 18 November 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Wilson of "Westhaven" Annandale Avenue, Bognor. Born in Aldingbourne and enlisted in London. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

WOODLAND

Frederick William

Able Seaman 7597, HMA Submarine A1, Royal Australian Navy. Lost when the submarine was reported missing on patrol in the Bismark Archipelago, cause unknown. 19 September 1914. Aged 30. Son of Alfred & Ellen Woodland of Aldwick, Bognor. Husband of Mrs Helen Woodland of Strawberry Hill, British Columbia, Canada. Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial

YEATMAN

Albert Thomas

[Listed on war memorial as A J YEATMANN] Private L/8142, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Regular. Died of wounds on the Marne 14 September 1914. Aged 30. Son of John & Hester Yeatman of 90, Grove Road, Whyke, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Chichester City W. M. Commemorated on La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

YEATMAN

William George

Sergeant SD/3052, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 12 September 1916. Aged 38. Husband of Mrs Alice Yeatman of 18, Bedford Street, Bognor. Left 3 children. Born in Wimborne, Dorset, and enlisted in Bognor. Buried in Couin British Cemetery

YOUNG

G F

Sergeant. No further information currently available No match with CWGC with these initials This could be Sgt. Young (Royal Sussex) from nearby Rustington?

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