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BOLNEY WAR MEMORIAL

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

There is a Memorial book containing the names of 32 men with name, rank, and Regiment.
This is kept in a (locked) case in the Parish Church of St.Mary Magdalene. The names are repeated on the Memorial Cross at the top of the High Street.

BRAYSHER Charles [William]

Private 21303, 2nd Battalion The Hampshire Regiment 29th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 12th October 1916. Aged 18. Son of Charles Samuel & Ellen Braysher of 4, Hill House Cottage, Bolney Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR 21

BULBECK John

Private G 4219, 13th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action near Boesinghe, Belgium, 14th January 1917 Born in Hurstpierpoint and enlisted in Haywards Heath Included on Parish Church Memorial at Rudgwick Buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery Belgium B 106

CARLEY William [George]

Private 40951, 4th Battalion The Middlesex Regiment 37th Division Died of wounds near Arras 23rd April 1917 Born in East Hoathly and enlisted at Chichester Bolney. Resident Formerly with The Royal West Kent Regiment Included on East Hoathly War Memorial. Buried in Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux F 1190

COMBER Frank [Herbert]

Private 21604, 10th Battalion The Royal West Surrey Regiment 41st Division. Killed in an Air Raid at Fletre 18th August 1917. Aged 24 . Son of George & Grace Comber of "Scarps Bolney Born in Bolney and enlisted in Brighton Buried in Bertenacre Military Cemetery, Fletre F 855

DAVEY G George [William Thomas]

Private 240965, 436th Agricultural Company The Labour Corps Died of influenza at home 6th November 1918. Aged 25. Son of James & Mary Davey of Vine Cottage, Bolney Enlisted at Uckfield Formerly with The Royal Sussex and Northamptonshire Regiments Buried in St Mary Magdalene Churchyard, Bolney

DAVEY Horace Henry

Private TF 2429, 1/4th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 53rd Division Wounded at Suvla Bay and died in military hospital on Malta 23rd August 1915 . Aged 20. Born and enlisted in Burgess Hill Son of James & Mary Davey of Vine Cottage, Bolney Brother of George Davey Buried in Malta (Capuccini)Naval Cemetery

ETHERIDGE William

Gunner 81050, 212th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery Killed in action at Ypres 13th August 1917 Born in Pulborough and enlisted in Horley, Surrey Buried in Duhallow ADS Cemetery Ypres, Belgium B20

FAULKNER Charles [Richard]

Private SD 5904, 11th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Died of wounds in captivity 28th April 1918. Aged 27. Son of Charles Richard & Sarah Anne Faulkner of Tithe Cottage, Bolney Born in Bolney and enlisted in Haywards Heath Buried in Berlin South West Cemetery Germany

HARBOURD, MC Stephen Gordon

Captain (MC). Aged 27 "D battery 153rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery 36th Division Died of wounds 14th August 1917 Son of The Rev Harry & Ellen Harbord of Colwood Park, Bolney Native of East Hoathly (East Hoathly War Memorial) Mentioned in despatches Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery Ypres Belgium B 10

HAWKES Albert [Edward]

Corporal 110229, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Killed in action 1st October 1916. Aged 22. Son James & Lucy Hawkes of Whitemans Green, Cuckfield Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial MR 23

HUTH Austin [Henry]

Captain, 1st Battalion The East Surrey Regiment 5th Division Killed in action at Ypres 20th April 1915. Aged 33. Son of Edward & Elizabeth Huth of Avenue House, Bear Wood, Wokingham, Berkshire Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR 29

HYDE George

Private G 19592, 7th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Division Killed in action at Monchy 3rd May 1917. Aged 32. Eldest Son of Mr & Mrs George Hyde of Bolney Husband of Mrs George Hyde also of Bolney One child Born in Cowfold and enlisted In Haywards Heath South African Veteran Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR 20

ISTED Edward [Philip]

Petty Officer 233454, Royal Navy H M S P 32 Drowned at sea 10th June 1917. Aged 29. Son of Alfred & Catherine Isted of Bolney Regular sailor Served in the Persian Gulf 1909/1914 Buried in St Mary Magdalene Churchyard, Bolney

ISTED Frank

Private SS/4/146301, "A Supply Company Royal Army Service Corps Died at home on the 24th November 1915. Born in Bolney and enlisted in Haywards Heath. Buried in St Mary Magdalene Churchyard, Bolney

KELLY Albert Edward

Private G 40178, 2nd Battalion The Middlesex Regiment 8th Division Killed in action 1st August 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr H & Mrs E Kelly of West Meon, Hampshire Born in Wainford, Hampshire and enlisted in Brighton Resident in Bolney Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR 30

KING E Ernest

Lance Bombardier 94208, "DBattery 63rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery 12th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 3rd December 1917. Aged 24. Son of David & Harriett King of Tithe Cottages, Bolney Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial, MR 17

KNIGHT Thomas [James]

Private G 4543, 7th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Division Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 9th November 1916. Aged 33. Husband of Kate Knight of 8, Freshbrook Cottages, Salt Lake, Lancing Employed at Colwood Farm, Bolney Resident of East Lodge Left a son. Aged 12 Born in Midhurst and enlisted in Haywards Heath Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F 40

MASLIN George [Alfred]

Private G 9419, 13th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action at St Julien, Ypres 31st July 1917. Aged 23. Son of George & Ellen Maslen of 76, Livingstone Road, Hove Born in Hove and enlisted in Haywards Heath Employed as a Chauffeur in Bolney Name recorded on Hove War Memorial (Hove Library) Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery, St Jean les Ypres Belgium B 94

PREVETT Arthur [Edward]

Private G 7295, 10th Battalion The Royal West Kent Regiment 41st Division Killed in action near Ypres 7th August 1917. Aged 35. Son of Thomas & Eliza Prevett of Bolney Born in Cuckfield Enlisted in Haywards Heath Formerly Royal Sussex Reg Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR 29

RICHARDS Louis Henry

Officers Steward 2nd Class L/9843, H M S 'Anchusa', Royal Navy Lost when H M Flower Class sloop was torpedoed by a U Boat off Northern Ireland 16th July 1918 Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon MR 2

ROSE Frederick [John]

Private 28396, 9th Battalion The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 25th Division. Died of wounds 18th December 1917. Aged 29. Son of Frederick & Gertrude Rose of 26, Wincheap Grove, Canterbury Husband of Gertrude Mary Rose of 98 Whitstable Road, Canterbury Born in Canterbury, Kent and enlisted in Haywards Heath Resident of Pycroft, Bolney Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery F512

SCUTT George [William]

Private 15688, 2nd Battalion The Scots Guards The Guards Division Killed in action near Ypres 4th July 1917. Aged 31. Husband of Jane Scutt of West Cottages, Bolney Born in Bolney and enlisted in Haywards Heath Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR 29

SMITH Ernest

Private L 10852, 9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division Killed in action at Messines 11th June 1917 Born in Heathfield and enlisted in Hove Next of kin, Bolney Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR29

STONER Frank

Private G 8143, 9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division Killed in action near Ypres 17th June 1916. Aged 25. Son of Edmund & Sarah Jane Stoner of 12, Colwood Hill, Bolney Born in Bolney and enlisted in Horsham Buried in Ration Farm Annexe Cemetery, Belgium B 49

STONER Frank

Rifleman 3537, 1/8th Battalion The London Regiment (The Post Office Rifles) 47th London Division Killed in action near Arras 20th May 1916. Aged 20. Son of William & Jane Stoner of 56, Rose Cottage, Bolney Born in Bolney and enlisted in Cuckfield Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR 20

TYSON Donald

Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 20th Light Division Killed in action 7th August 1915. Aged 21. Son of Thomas Wade & Elizabeth Tyson of Tower Cottage, Bolney Born at Roundhay, Leeds, Yorkshire Buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres F 921

WALDER, MM [Roderick] Jesse

Sergeant 55928 (MM), 9th Battalion The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)Att 9th Division Killed in action at Meteren, 19th July 1918. Aged 20. Youngest son of George & Elizabeth Walder of Millside, Bolney Brother of Richard Walder Enlisted in Bolney Buried in Meteren Military Cemetery, Belgium

WALDER Henry [George]

Private 44121, 10th Battalion The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 31st Division Died of wounds 19th October 1917 Son of Mr & Mrs D Walder of Bee House, Bolney Born in Bolney and enlisted in Haywards Heath Formerly 164501 R F A Buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery F 139

WALDER Richard [Down]

Private TF 2873, 1/5th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division Died of wounds in base hospital at Boulogne 18th May 1915. Aged 21. Son of George & Elizabeth Walder of Millside Bolney Brother of Roderick Enlisted in Uckfield Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery F 102

WHITE Edward

Private 27507, 9th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 12th Division Killed in action 7th October 1916. Aged 39. Son of Richard & Susannah White of Bolney Born in Cuckfield and enlisted in Haywards Heath Buried in Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy F560

WHITINGTON William

Private 53628, 18th Battalion The Canadian Infantry (Westerrn Ontario) 4th Brigade 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action at Ridge Wood near Kemmel 26th March 1916. Buried in Ridge Wood Military Cemetery, Belgium B 37

WHITINGTON [George] Frederick

Private G 2748, 8th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 18th Division Pioneers Killed in action during the March Retreat 21st March 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs George Whitington of West Cottages, Bolney Born in Ringmer and enlisted in Hurstpierpoint Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR 27

2 May 2004

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