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BRIGHTON WAR MEMORIAL (1914-1921)
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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2007

CADDY

Hubert Mallett

Bombardier 901422, ‘A’ Battery, 293rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action at Passchendaele 16th November 1917. Aged 30. Husband of Mary Ellen Caddy of 41, Waterloo Street, Brighton. Son of William Henry & Catherine Caddy of the same address. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Bard Cottager Cemetery, Belgium. B. 23.

CAGER

Albert James

Private G/1342, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Richebourg 26th May 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs Cager of 48, Coleman Street, Brighton. Born St. Peters, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Employed by Mr Stanford of Preston Manor. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

CALCUTT

Thomas William

Private 1527, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 1st December 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs G. Calcutt of 13 Carlyle Street, Brighton. Born Haywards Heath and enlisted in Hove. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR. 17.

CALLAWAY

Frank

Sapper 187139, 477th Field Company. The Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Died of wounds 15th August 1917. Aged 30. Husband of Alice May Callaway of 37, Freshfield Street, Brighton. Son of Henry & Marie Callaway of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium. B. 96.

CALLIS

William Henry

Private M2/183712, 688th Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps. Salonikan Expeditionary Force. Died of disease in Greece 30th October 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Ethel E. Callis of 37, Brounker Road, Acton. Born Acton and enlisted in London Not in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book Brighton connection not established. This is the only H. Callis with CWGC. Records. Buried in Skopjie British Cemetery. Macedonia.

CALLIS

Isaac

Lance Bombardier 20248, ‘Z’ Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Cavalry Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 30th November 1917. Born and enlisted in Dublin. Next of kin Brighton residents. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial Mr17.

CALWAY

Frederick

Private G/3421, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Hooge when a mine detonated under the trench On the 14th February 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Calway of 5, Newmarket Terrace, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ypres. B. 72.

CAMFIELD

James Alfred

Private G/20064, 23rd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 22nd March 1918. Born Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin unknown. Not listed in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy F. 514.

CAMP

Albert

Lance Corporal G/1649, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos. 25th September 1915. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Lewes St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Cpls. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial Mr19.

CAMPBELL

Charles Percy

Private 78994, 1/4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 50th Northumbrian Division T. F. Killed in action near Soissons 27th May 1918. Aged 19. Son of Dence Weller & Alice Sarah Campbell of The Beaufort Hotel 175, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Born Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial Mr18.

CAMPBELL

Henry George

Private 27513, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the Somme offensive. 7th October 1916. Aged 22. Son of Henry & Kate Campbell of 43, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No 2. F. 1890

CANE

Leonard

Private TF/241390, 1/5th Battalion (Cinque Ports) The Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th South Midland Division (Pioneer Battalion). Killed in action near Ypres 10th September 1917. Aged 26. Son of Edward & Ellen Cane of 33, Bear Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton St. Martins Parish Church Memorial Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Divisional Collecting Post Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium B. 26.

CANE

Percy John

Private 5632, 1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers 29th Regular Division Died of enteric fever on Gallipoli 30th August 1915. Next of kin 37 Newhaven Street, Brighton. Formerly a cavalryman with a lancer Regiment. Born St. Peters Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Recorded on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial Former employee of Wingfields of Brighton. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR. 4.

CANE

Thomas Harry

Lance Corporal, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Cambrai 20th November 1917. Aged 19. Son of Q. M. S. & Mrs. A. E. Cane of 63 Bates Road, Brighton. (QMS. Cane served in the Chichester Depot of the Royal Sussex Regiment. for many years). Born in Hove. And enlisted in Chichester Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Recorded in St. Johns Parish Church Preston Park. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial Mr17.

CANFIELD

Alfred James

Private S/11222, 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders 15th Scottish Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Arras 23rd April 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Edmonton. Next of kin unknown. St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Not included in St. Peters. Buried in Guemappe British Cemetery F. 536

CANNING

William Arthur

Private 15423, 17th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 35th New Army Division. Killed in action near Bethune 7th May 1916. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin unknown. Residents of Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery. F. 631.

CAPLIN

John

Private G/5120, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during an attack on the Crassiers at Loos On the 30th June 1916. Aged 37. Husband of Ada Caplin of 42, Windmill Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20.

CAPLIN

Jack

Private L/10030, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May 1915. Aged 18. Son of Thomas & Betty Caplin of Prospect Place, Lewes Road. Lindfield. Born Lindfield and enlisted in Chichester. Regular. Brighton connection unclear. Commemorated on Lindfield Parish Memorial. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

CARD

Arthur Lionel

Rifleman 2419, 1/8th Battalion, London Regiment. (The Post Office Rifles) 47th (2nd London) Division. Killed in action near Givenchy 24th May 1915. Aged 28. Husband of Frances Card later re married of 3, Belgrave Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and. Enlisted in London Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery F. 98.

CARD

Charles James

Private SD/5357, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action near Mazingarbe 10th December 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mrs. Card of 35, Lewes Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, F115.

CARE

Charles

Not listed in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book or local newspapers. Brother of Thomas Care of 41 Wood Street, Brighton. No other details available to date. Information urgently required

CARE

J R

Lance Corporal G/10318, Royal Sussex Regiment. Battalion unknown. Wounded in action 14th June 1918 (Sussex Daily News). No record with CWGC or SDGW. Not recorded at St. Peters. Probably died after discharge at home Place of Burial Unknown.

CARE

Thomas H

Private 10538, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of the Aisne 14th September 1914. Aged 17. Son of Mr & Mrs Care 41. Wood Street, Brighton Brother of Charles Care. Regular Guardsman. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial MR. 15.

CARPENTER

James Samuel

Private G/16567, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action near Ypres 4th August 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs W. A. Carpenter of 54, Southampton Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in The Huts Cemetery, Dickebusch, Belgium B. 19.

CARPENTER

Charles William

Chief Stoker 296346, Royal Navy H. M. S ‘Bulwark’ Channel Squadron. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 37. Husband of Alice Maud Carpenter of 17, Grantham Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton Regular Sailor. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Naval Petty Officers. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3.

CARR

Charles Edward

Private 457410, 24th Field Ambulance. Royal Army Medical Corps, Western Front units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 19th August 1917. Son Of Mr & Mrs H. M. Carr. of 200 Queens Park Road, Brighton. Born in Twickenham and enlisted in Exeter. Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3. Belgium. B. 8.

CARSON

Richard Hartley

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres. 4th September 1917. Aged 19. Son of James Hartley & Kathleen Anne Lucy Carson of ‘Bleak House’ Dyke Road, Brighton. Not in St. Peters Mem. Book. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 16.

CARTER

Arthur Henry

Rifleman C/484, 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 33rd New Army Division. Killed in action near Cambrin 12th June 1916. Born in Croydon and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin residents of Theale, Berkshire Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard extension F. 114

CARTER

Cecil Frank

Corporal TF/207112, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surreys. 7th Regular Division. Died of wounds in Military hospital 9th October 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Frank Carter of 2, St. James Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F. 40.

CARTER

James

Private G/12901, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action 30th March 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

CARTER, M. M.

Joseph

Private 10938, 15th Hussars Cavalry Division. Western Front units. Killed in action at Monchy. 25th November 1917. Aged 24. Son of Henry & Mary Anne Carter of 51, Newmarket Road, Brighton. Resident of Croydon. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Troopers. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR. 17.

CARTER

Thomas

Able Seaman R/5075, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. ‘Drake’ Battalion 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action 2nd April 1918 During German Flanders offensive Next of kin Brighton Residents. St. Peters Memorial under Royal Navy unknown ranks. Buried in Hedauville Communal Cemetery extension F. 343

CASSEY

Ernest

Sapper 145557, 134th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Died in military hospital at Wimereux 16th December 1916. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs E. Cassey of 5, Gardner Street, Brighton. Son of Thomas & Martha Cassey. Born in Salisbury, Wiltshire and. Enlisted in Brighton St. Peters Memorial under Sappers. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery F. 64.

CATER

John Reed

Gunner 153587, 327th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Western Front Units. Died of wounds in military hospital at Rouen 29th March 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. St. Marks Church Memorial Kemp Town. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery extension Rouen F. 146.

CATON

Frederic William

Second Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Killed in action on the 28th June 1916. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs E. C. Caton of 6, Waterloo Street, Hove. 2/Lt Caton was an M.A. (Oxon) Bat. of Science (London) & F.C.S. Not listed in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book Buried in Trenchee De Mecknes Cemetery, Aix Noulette F. 559.

CHALCRAFT

George Henry

Private TF/201044, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Killed in action during the first battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin unknown. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine. MR. 34

CHALK

William Edwin

Sergeant S/4, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Pozieres 10th August 1916. Born in Clerkenwell, and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown St. Peters Memorial under Sergeants St. Albans Parish Church W. M. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

CHALLIS

Thomas Holt

Second Lieutenant, 256th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 27th April 1917. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Holt Challis of 9, Marlborough Street, Western Road, Brighton. Born Sevenoaks in Kent. Educated at Brighton Grammar School Veteran of the South African Campaign, 1899/02. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrunn F. 113

CHAMBERS

H

Not in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book or local Newspapers Still not positively identified. Information urgently required. SDGW and CWGC record 18

CHAMPION

L A

Private 58191, 18th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Transferred to 367th Company (Prisoner of War) The Labour Corps. (373085) Died of disease in France after the war 29th August 1919. Commemorated on St. Albans Parish Church, Memorial. Christian names unknown. Next of kin residents of Brighton. Bur, Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck F. 297

CHANDLER

William Thomas

Private G/3280, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during The Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 24. Son of Charles & Priscilla Chandler of 21, Loder Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

CHANT

Stanley Thomas

Lance Corporal 3132, 1/3rd Battalion, London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers). 56th (1st London) Division. Died of wounds sustained near Gommecourt 26th July 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Chant of Preston Park, Brighton. Enlisted Harrow Road, Hammersmith Not in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery, Frevent. F. 225.

CHAPMAN

Alfred John

Sergeant GS/341, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in a bombing accident during grenade instruction 18th May 1916. Aged 33. Born All Souls, Brighton, and enlisted in Brighton. Special Reservist St. Peters Memorial under Sergeants. Next of kin unknown. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery. F. 201

CHAPMAN

Ernest Arthur

Private G/4501, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Amiens 13th August 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin unknown. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR. 16.

CHAPMAN

Frederick

Private 22958, 9th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers 11th Northern Division. Killed in action during the Somme offensive 26th September 1916. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

CHAPMAN

George

Lance Corporal 50440, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action 9th July 1917. Husband of Mrs G. Chapman later re-married, 37 Osborne Villas, Hove. Born Plumpton and enlisted in Chichester. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book Under unknown ranks. Buried in Noeux Les Mines Cemetery F178

CHAPMAN

George William

Private S/6585, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Regular Division. Killed in action near Festubert 16th May 1915. Aged 23. Brother of Mr W. J. Chapman of 3, Lower Market Street, Hove. Born Hove and enlisted in Croydon. Commemorated on The La Touret Memorial MR. 22

CHAPMAN

Harry Charles

Private TF/225447, 1/1st Battalion, London Regiment. 56th London Division. Killed in action during the third battle of Ypres 14th September 1917. Born Holloway and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial MR. 30.

CHAPMAN

Harold Vincent

Lance Corporal G/6681, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Loos. 18th March 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Chapman of ‘The Fitters Arms’, York Hill Brighton. Born Aldershot and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly in the Cavalry with the 6th, Dragoon Guards. St. Bartholomew’s Memorial, & Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19

CHAPMAN

John

Private 10365, 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action 18th February 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mrs Susan Chapman of 6, Kensington Place, Brighton. Born Brighton & enlisted in Newhaven. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Gorre British and Indian Cemetery F. 766.

CHAPMAN

Thomas

Private SD/3075, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 24th March 1918. Son of Mrs E. Chapman of 40, Essex Street, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Emille Valley Cemetery. F. 365.

CHAPPELL

Frederick Woolgar

Rifleman 8413, 3rd Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 27th Regular Division. Killed in action near Ypres 10th May 1915. Aged 23. Son of Mrs Lucy Jane Chappell of 42, Lewes Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Brother of G. W. Chappell. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. Belgium MR. 29.

CHAPPELL

George William

Rifleman 12002, 8th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps 14th Light Division. Killed in action at Ypres. 11th October 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mrs Lucy Jane Chappell of 42 Lewes Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Brother of F. W. Chappell Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30

CHARMAN

Arthur

Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. No other information available. CWGC & SDGW records don’t show any obvious Brighton connections There is an Arthur Charman with the 7th Royal Sussex See SDGW. Buried in Lapugnoy Cemetery F.88. All details refer to Chichester and East Preston. Next of kin Newdigate. Surrey.

CHARMAN

A

Not mentioned anywhere in Local Newspapers or St. Peters. Remarks above apply.

CHARMAN

H A

Not mentioned anywhere in Local Newspapers or St. Peters. Remarks above apply. Information from the family urgently needed.

CHART

James Edward

Sergeant G/1990, 13th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18th August 1916. Born Snodland, Kent. Next of kin North Kensington. St. Peters Memorial under Sergeants (Jack Chart). Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

CHATFIELD

Bernard David

Driver T/326214, 661st Royal Army Service Corps. Horse Transport Company. Died in military hospital at home 29th April 1917. Aged 37. Husband of Annie Chatfield of 8, Queens Place, Brighton. Son of Edward & Emma Chatfield. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

CHATFIELD

Bert Francis

Private 41715, 14th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Pioneer Battalion. Died of wounds 19th May 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mrs Charlotte Chatfield of 52 Lennox Street, Brighton. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bagneaux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt. F. 84.

CHATFIELD

Caleb Porter

Petty Officer 168364, H.M.S. ‘Caroline’, Royal Navy. 4th Light Cruiser Squadron Grand Fleet. Died at home of sickness 19th November 1917. Aged 41. Husband of Emily Chatfield of 48 Tillstone Road, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Petty Officers. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery

CHATFIELD

George Henry

Trooper 1650, Household Cavalry. Cavalry Division. Western Front. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 12th October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Edward & Alice Chatfield of 36, John Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30.

CHATFIELD

Walter

Private 17792, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Died of wounds suffered at Arras 11th April 1917. Aged 36. Husband of Emmeline Annie Chatfield of 37, North Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Son of Arthur & Ellen Chatfield of Hurstpierpoint. Born Hurstpierpoint and enlisted in Sevenoaks, Kent. Formerly with The Royal Fusiliers. Commemorated on Hurstpierpiont Memorial. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun. F. 113

CHEESEMAN

Reginald Hugh

Private 2147, 45th Battalion, Australian Infantry (New South Wales) 4th Australian Division (12th Brigade) Died of heart failure in The Kitchener Hospital 21st January 1917. Aged 29. Son of Cornelius John Childers & Harriett Cheeseman of Kensington Place, Brighton. Born in Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

CHEESMAN

William

[Listed as CHEESEMAN on CWGC] Corporal G/166, Aged 22 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7th July 1916. Son of Francis & Sophia Cheesman of 62, Chester Terrace, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. Buried in Ovillers Military Cemetery F. 393

CHEESMAN

W

Private 444930, 13th Canadian Infantry Battalion. (The Royal Highlanders) 1st Canadian Division (3rd Brigade). Killed in action near Sanctuary Wood 13th June 1916. Only other W. Cheesman in CWGC records. No other details. Not listed in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brighton connection unknown No next of kin recorded. Possibility only. See addenda for Cheesman H. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29 (Canadian Section)

CHELLINGSWORTH

Arthur Albert

Ships Cook PO/346270, H.M.S. ‘Bulwark’, Royal Navy. Channel Squadron. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 29. Husband of Margaret Chellingsworth of 162, Windsor Road, Ilford, Essex. Son of Mr & Mrs A. Chellingsworth of Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Naval ranks unknown. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea Mr3

CHERRIMAN

William

Quarter Master Sergeant 5813, 3rd Mountain Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died in Egypt 25th September 1916. Aged 42. Husband of Ellen Cherriman of 21, Kingsbury Road, Brighton. Son of George & Elizabeth Cherriman of Brighton. Born in Brighton. Enlisted in London. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under QMS Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery Egypt.

CHESHIRE

Thomas Allen

Corporal 291, 3rd, Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Home Reserve Battalion Wounded on the Western Front and died at home in military hospital In the United Kingdom 16th October 1918. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs K. Cheshire of 41, Brading Road, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Cheshire of Smethwick, Birmingham. Born in Crewe and enlisted in Birmingham Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

CHESSELL

Charles David

Private G/21607, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action near Ypres. 5th January 1917. Son of Emily Chessell of 1, Howard Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 21

CHESSELL

Frederick

Driver T/27719, No 2 Company, Royal Army Service Corps. 2nd Divisional Train. Killed in action 30th April 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery extension. F285.

CHESSELL

Thomas Edward

Corporal L/9929, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the Regiment’s first action on the Marne at Priez 10th September 1914. Aged 20. Regular Soldier. Son of Henry & Mary Jane Chessell of 32, Frederick Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. Buried in Montreuil Aux Lions British Cemetery F. 1113

CHEW

Joseph John

Private DM2/164831, Royal Army Service Corps. Home based units. Died in a London Military Hospital 1st April 1916. Aged 27. Born Battersea and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Joseph & Miriam Chew of 2, Station Road, Horsham. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Rank unknown. Chew. J. J. on Portslade and West Hove War Memorial. Buried in Heston (St. Leonard) Churchyard Middlesex.

CHINCHEN

William

Sergeant B/57, Aged 44 7th Battalion, Rifle Brigade 14th Light Division. Killed in action near Ypres 30th July 1915. Husband of Eliza Chinchen of 133, Albion Hill, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs William Chinchen of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial. Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

CHIPP

James Henry

Gunner 48268, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home after the War 21st July 1920. Aged 39. Son of James & Elizabeth Chipp of 11 Brading Road, Brighton. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

CHRISTIE

Dennis Halstead

Lieutenant, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Killed in action during attack on Quennet Copse 21st September 1918. Aged 22. Son of George Robert & Lilian Emma Christie of ‘Robindene’, Kemp Town, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Brother of Richard Colin Christie. Commemorated on The Vis En Artois Memorial MR. 16.

CHRISTIE

Richard Colin

Lieutenant, 80th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 18th Eastern Division. Died of wounds in military hospital, Corbie 15th December 1915. Aged 22. Son of George Robert & Lilian Emma Christie of ‘Robindene’, Kemp Town, Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Brother of Dennis Halstead Christie Former Naval Cadet (H. M. S. Cornwall) Buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery F. 22.

CHURCHILL

Penrhyn Stanley

Private 5223, 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry). 7th Regular Division. Killed in action on the 15th March 1917. Enlisted in Armoury House. Next of kin, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne F. 798

CLARK

Arthur James

Bombardier 901085, 264th Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died of pneumonia in Egypt 23rd January 1919. Aged 34. Son of James & Ellen Clark of 40 Milner Road, Coombe Road, Brighton. Born Yorktown, Surrey and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers and St Albans W. M. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt 9.

CLARK

Charles Bernard

Private 3101, 1/18th Battalion, London Regiment. (London Irish Rifles) 47th (2nd London) Division. Killed in action at Hulluch 21st October 1915. Aged 24. Son of Thomas & Emily Clark of 12, Oliphant Street, Queens Park, Paddington, London. Born North Kensington and enlisted in Chelsea. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book This was the only Charles Bernard Clark with a CWGC record. Brighton connection uncertain This entry is a possibility only. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos F. 219.

CLARK

Frank

Private 23016, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Died of wounds 3rd December 1916. Aged 18. Only son of Frank & May Clark of 11, Freehold Terrace, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery. F. 80

CLARK

Harold Alfred

Private 44663, 12th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. 40th New Army Division. Killed in action near Cambrai 27th November 1917. Aged 19. Son of Thomas Henry & Ellen Clark of 19, Freshfield Street, Queens Park, Brighton. Born Kemp Town and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with The Royal Engineers. St. Georges Kemp Town Memorial And Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road, British Cemetery, F. 398

CLARKE

Alfred Ernest

Sergeant L/8090, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Priez on the Marne 14th September 1914. Aged 28. Son of Joseph & Sarah Clarke of 198 Elm Grove, Brighton. St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial and Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born St. Luke’s, Brighton and enlisted Brighton Regular Soldier. Commemorated on the Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial MR. 15

CLARKE

Frank John

Private 51257, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 30th November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs J. M. Clarke of 37, Dyke Road, Drive, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Cambrai memorial MR. 17.

CLARKE, M. M.

George Herbert

Private TF/241483, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Kia. near Ypres 18th January 1918. Aged 23. Son of George & Emma Clarke of 187, Queens Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

CLARKE

Herbert William

Rifleman Z/2824, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade 37th New Army Division. Died of wounds sustained during the Somme offensive in military Hospital at Rouen 12thAugust 1916. Aged 21. Son of William Matthew & Caroline Clarke of 126, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Bandmaster of New England Road Mission Church Boys Brigade Company. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen. F. 145.

CLARKE

Thomas Charles

Private 22756, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Wounded during the Battle of Arras and died in military Hospital on the 7th. May 1917. Aged 34. Son of Joseph and Sarah Clarke of 198 Elm Grove Brighton. Husband of Mary Clarke of 5, School Terrace, Robertsbridge. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Born Brighton and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun F. 113

CLASBY

George Wilfred

Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book or mentioned in Local Newspapers. CWGC records have only three Clasby’s, none with Initials H. G. One of these three is the following possibility. Seaman/Painter, H.M. Hospital Ship ‘Glenart Castle’, Mercantile Marine. Drowned when the ship was torpedoed in the Bristol Channel on the 26th February 1918. Aged 33. Son of Stephen Charles & Jane Clasby of 41, Kingsley Road, Southampton. Commemorated on The Tower Hill Memorial MR. 39.

CLEMENT

Charles Alfred

Private G/40907, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 37th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 18th November 1916. Husband of Mrs. C. Clement of Brighton. Left one child. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book Formerly with The Royal Field Artillery. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21.

CLIFTON

Joseph Richard

Corporal G/13868, 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Home reserve Unit. Died after the war 15th August 1920. Aged 42. Husband of Mrs A. Clifton of 4, Parchment Street, Chichester. Brighton connection unknown. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

CLIMPSON

William Percy [Eggs]

[Listed a D P CLIMSPON on memorial] Able Seaman 231110, H.M.S. ‘Shark’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas. Lost when the ship was sunk during the Battle of Jutland on the 31st May 1916. Aged 27. His body was washed ashore in Sweden later. Son of William Percy Eggs & Annette Christabel Climpson of 44, Redvers Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen (W. P. Climpson) Recorded on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial Coombe Road (W. P. E. Climpson). Buried in Kviberg Cemetery, Sweden. E. 178a

CLOUT

Edward Albert

Private SD/3547, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 19. Son of Harry & Mary Clout of 29, Arnold Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Brother of J. W. Clout. Buried in Cabaret Rouge Cemetery. F. 924.

CLOUT

Joseph Walter

Private G/9271, 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Home reserve unit. Died at home 23rd March 1917. Aged 31. Son of Harry & Mary Clout of 29, Arnold Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

CLOUT

Walter Edwin

Bombardier, Royal Artillery. Unit unknown. Died at home after being discharged 19th October 1918. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

COATES

Charles Arthur

Private G/3430, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Died of wounds at Le Havre 22nd September 1918. Aged 24. Son of John Albert & Mary Coates of 17, Viaduct Road, Brighton. Twice wounded. Employee of Boots, The Chemist. Born St. Marys, Brighton enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre. F. 85.

COBBETT

Arthur Charles

Lance Corporal 8196, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshires 8th Regular Division. Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle 14th March 1915. Aged 28. Son of Jane Cobbett of 50 Ladysmith Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Newbury, Berkshire. Regular Soldier. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. St. Albans Parish Church Coombe Road Memorial. The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

COBBY

Benjamin James

Private G/14044, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Monchy 25th July 1917. Aged 22. Son of Anthony & Elizabeth Cobby of 6, Lyndhurst Terrace, Worthing (Worthing War Memorial). Born Brighton and enlisted in Camberwell, London. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR. 20.

COE

Herbert George

Gunner 195154, Depot, Royal Horse Artillery. Home based units. Died at home in Woolwich 11th March 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mrs. Eliza Coe of 4, Inverness Place, Plumstead. Born Silvertown and enlisted in Woolwich. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brighton connection unknown. Only likely one of two H. G. Coe’s in CWGC records Buried in Woolwich Cemetery.

COGAN

Alfred

Lance Corporal 823296, 3rd Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps. Killed in action at Passchendaele 6th November 1917. Aged 33. Son of Colour Sergeant James Cogan and Frances Cogan of Albion Hill, Brighton C/Sgt. Cogan was a veteran of the Crimean War. Husband of Nellie Cogan of 7, Lansdown Avenue, London, Ontario, Canada. L/Cpl Cogan emigrated to Canada before the war. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls Buried in Oxford Road Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. B. 22.

COHEN

Abraham Israel

Private 24909, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Monchy 19th September 1917. Aged 34. Son of Abraham & Susanna Caroline Cohen of Brighton. Husband of Kate Cohen later remarried of 45, Essex Street, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Windmill British Cemetery F. 155.

COLBOURNE

Louis

Sergeant 3639, 19th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (2nd Public Schools). 33rd New Army Division. Died of wounds in military hospital at Rouen 7th January 1916. Aged 22. Son of Alderman James Colbourne J. P. & Mrs Emma Louise of 24, Preston Park Avenue, Brighton Educated at Tonbridge. Born Gunnersbury and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen F. 145.

COLDMAN

James F

Private SD/3168, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 17. Son of Arthur and Rose Coldman of 43 Arnold Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born Preston Park and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Not included in St. Peters Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

COLE

Ernest

Private L/8897, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Died of wounds sustained at Richebourg the previous day on The 10th May 1915. Aged 24. Regular Soldier. Son of William & Louisa Cole of 40, Scotland Street, Brighton. Brother of W. (H. J.) Cole. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born St. Johns, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

COLE

James Lavender

Private 41751, 1/5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 42nd East Lancashire Division T. F. Killed in action during the final advance 20th October 1918. Aged 37. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Cole of 86, Richmond Road, Brighton. Husband of Dorothy Bourne Cole of 16, Brooklyn Terrace, North Holmwood, Surrey. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. Buried in Belle Vue British Cemetery F. 287.

COLE

William [Henry John]

Leading Seaman 208678, H.M.S. ‘Black Prince’,Royal Navy. 1st Cruiser Squadron Grand Fleet. Lost when the ship went down with all hands at the Battle of Jutland On the 31st May 1916 (857 lost). Aged 33. Son of William & Louisa Cole of 40 Scotland Street, Brighton. Brother of Ernest Cole. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Cole of Southsea. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy. Also recorded St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR. 3

COLEMAN

Sydney [J]

Private SD/5906, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Beaumont Hamel 6th November 1916. Aged 25. Son of Lawrence Holtham & Eliza Marie Coleman of 24, St. Luke’s Road, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

COLES

William Thomas

Private S/2181, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 21. Eldest son of William & Rebecca Coles, 8, Newmarket Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book Special Reservist Bu. Dud Corner Cemetery Loos F. 219

COLLARD

Bernard Reginald William

Gunner 64373, 41st Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action on the Aisne 23rd September 1914. Son of Samuel William and Lucy Jane Thompson Collard. The family came to live in Brighton at some point after 1901 but were originally from Devon. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Born in St. Matthews, Devon and enlisted in Exeter. Regular artilleryman. Brighton connection unknown. Buried in Maintenon Communal Cemetery, Eure et Loire F. ?

COLLIER

Lawrence Edward

Private G/3496, 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Home Reserve Unit. Died at home of bronchitis 19th February 1917. Aged 25. Husband of Blanche Collier 0f 41, St. Nicholas Road, Brighton. Son of William & Alice Collier. Born St. Martins, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

COLLINGHAM

William George Bell

Airman 2nd Class, No 7 Artillery Observation Squadron, Royal Flying Corps attached to 186th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Flying R.E.8s. Killed in action on the 12th of January 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs George Collingham of 110, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC. St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Duhallow A. D. S. Cemetery, Ypres. Belgium B. 60.

COLLINGS

Harry Ernest

Private 166493, 2nd Canadian Pioneer Battalion, 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action near Sanctuary Wood 26th April 1916. Aged 28. Son of George Charles & Adeline West Collings of Brighton Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure Nos 1 & 2. Belgium B. 124

COLLINGS

Jesse

Private 3521, 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 33rd New Army Division. Killed in action near Ypres 14th July 1918. Enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin unknown but residents of Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Zillebeke, Belgium B. 115

COLLINGS

James William

Private L/10710, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7th July 1916. Aged 18. Son of George & Jemima Collings of 65 Clarendon Road, Hove. Born in London and enlisted in Brighton. Regular Soldier Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

COLLINS

H C

Private. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book has Private Collins C. No mention in local Newspapers or Church Memorials. SDGW & CWGC have many Collins C’s. So far this entry is unidentified

COLLINS

John

Private SD/2237, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs) Died of wounds in Bethune 30th April 1916. Aged 22. Son of John & Emily Collins of 31, Mount Zion Place, Queens Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F. 80

COLLINS

John Henry

Private G/7788, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division Died at home 9th March 1918. Aged 21. Son of John and Elizabeth Collins of 105 New Street, Horsham Not in St. Peters and not in SDGW. Commemorated on Horsham War Memorial. Possibility only. Brighton connection not established. Buried in Horsham (Hills) Cemetery

COLLIS

Cyril

Sapper 495377, 81st Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery attached to Signals Sub Section, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds at Duisans 17th September 1918. Aged 29. Husband of Mabel Florence Collis of 9, Gordon Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Son of Alfred & Emma Jane Collis of Brighton. Born in Patcham and enlisted in Brighton. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Listed on St. Johns Parish Church, Preston Park, Memorial. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun. F. 113

COLLIS

Cecil Harold Seymour

Signaller J/45908, H.M.S. ‘Cardiff’, Royal Navy. 6th Light Cruiser Squadron. The Grand Fleet. Died of wounds sustained in action off Heligoland 17th November 1917. Aged 18. Son of Arthur & Margaret Collis of 52, Ashford Road, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Signallers Royal Navy. The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea MR. 3 & Shoreham W. M.

COLWELL

Charles George

Private L/7704, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Died at home 1st March 1915. Aged 28. Husband of Harriett Colwell of 67, Islingword Street, Brighton. Born St. Peters and enlisted in Brighton. Regular Soldier. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery

COLWELL

Frederick Edwin

Trooper 1597, Household Cavalry. Cavalry Division. Western Front Units. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 12th April 1917. Aged 26. Husband of Alice Beatrice Colwell of 19, Richmond Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. St. Peters Memorial under unknown Ranks. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20.

COLWELL

Percy

Lance Corporal 23877, 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Died of wounds on the 2nd April 1917. Born Lewes and enlisted in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Next of kin unknown but Brighton Residents. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery British extension F. 161

COMBER

Charles Frederick

Private G/3151, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Somme 22nd August 1916. Son of George & Alice Comber of 12, Temple Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie. F. 66.

COMBRIDGE

Leslie Ernest

Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Amiens 22nd August 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Combridge of 21, Albert Road, Brighton. Not listed in St Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Meaulte Military Cemetery F. 370

COMMONS

Albert Edward

Driver 3131, 1st Home Counties Brigade, Royal Field Artillery transferred to Labour Corps. Died of Malaria 21st August 1920. Aged 43. Born in St. George in The East, London. Husband of Elizabeth Jane Commons of 74, Carlyle Road, Queens Park, Brighton. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

COMPER

Albert [Henry]

Private 22024, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action near Ypres during the German Flanders offensive 13th April 1918. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium MR. 32

COMPTON

William Henry

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps. Home based units. Died at home 6th December 1918. Aged 56. Husband of Mrs Gertrude Compton of 32 Norfolk Road, Brighton. Later of 17 York Road, Hove. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Captains. Buried in Hove Cemetery.

COMPTON

William Horace Gordon

Second Lieutenant, ‘B’ Battery, 186th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds at Poperinghe from wounds sustained during The Messines Ridge operations 17th June 1917. Aged 24. Eldest son of Capt. W. H. Compton RAMC and Mrs Gertrude Compton of 32, Norfolk Road, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Poperinghe New British Cemetery, Belgium B. 5.

CONNER

W

No details. Not in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book This could be either Pte. 12253 William J. E. Conner Died of wounds 14th August 1914. Buried in B5. 1/1st Londons, Next of kin Bethnal Green, or William Conner, 9th Royal Scots.

CONSTABLE

Albert

Lance Corporal L/7701, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. 32nd New Army Division. Taken prisoner during the March Retreat and died in captivity in Germany 15th September 1918. Born Findon and enlisted in Chatham. Next of kin residents of Findon. Regular Soldier. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Cologne Souther Cemetery, Germany.

CONSTABLE

Ernest William

Private G/40304, 16th Battalion, Middesex Regiment attached to 29th Works Company. Died in Military hospital at Rouen 14th January 1917. Aged 41. Husband of Louise Constable of 27, Gladstone Place, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery extension F. 146

CONSTABLE

Robert George

Private G/2980, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division Died of wounds 18th June 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs. Robert Constable of Brighton. Husband of Dorothy Constable of 2, Ewhurst Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery extension. F. 285

COOK

Alfred

Lance Corporal 55847, 94th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Western Front Units. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 19th May 1917. Husband of Beatrice Cook of 37, Canning Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Son of Christopher & Elizabeth Cook of 4, Howard Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 30.

COOK

Alfred

Private TF/266032, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 40th New Army Division. Died of wounds during the German Flanders offensive 15th April 1918. Next of kin unknown but residents of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book (Albert Cook) Buried in Haringhe Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 38.

COOK

Frederick

Private 26674, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action during the German Flanders offensive 13th April 1918. Aged 28. Son of Thomas & Mary Anne Cook. Husband of Ethel Mabel Cook Re married, of 23, Washington Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. MR. 32

COOK, M. M.

William Henry

Sapper 50280, 21st Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Killed in action near Croiselles 19th July 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs William Cook of 63, Gladstone Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers Buried in Croiselles British Cemetery. F. 1489

COOKE

Arthur Stanley

Sub Lieutenant, ‘Hood’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action at Arras 23rd April 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs Stanley Cooke of Eaton Place, Kemp Town, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sub Lts. Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20

COOKE

Bernard W Northcott

Corporal 466318, 10th Battalion Canadian Infantry (The Alberta Regiment). 1st Canadian Division. 2nd Brigade. Died of wounds sustained in action near Sanctuary Wood on the 15th June 1916. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs E. S. Cooke, formerly of 89, Shaftesbury Rd. Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Emigrated to Canada. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium B. 11

COOKE

Gerald Charles Northcott

Lieutenant, 50th Battalion, Canadian Infantry attached to Royal Flying Corps for training. Killed while flying near Oxford 28th July 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs E. S. Cooke, formerly of 89, Shaftesbury Rd. Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Emigrated to Canada. Buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery Oxford 69.

COOKE

John Miles

Private 10650, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the 1st Battle of Ypres 28th October 1914. Son of Mr & Mrs H. Cooke of Preston Park, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. St. Johns Parish Church Preston Park Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

COOPER

Arthur John

Private SE/5125, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Home based units. Died at Home 18th October 1918. Next of kin unknown. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

COOPER

Alfred John

Sapper 2558, 1st Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 2nd August 1916. Aged 30. Husband of Emily Jane Cooper of 83, Lowther Road, Brighton. Son of Charles Hunwicke & Jane Cooper of Greenwich. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Commemorated on Royal Engineers Memorial, in St. Albans Parish Church. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery. F. 423

COOPER

Bernard James

Corporal 40368, 54th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Killed in action near Messines 12th February 1916. Aged 25. Son of James & Alice Edith Cooper of 22, Scotland Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. Commemorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Brother of C. V. Cooper. Buried in Warneton & Rifle House Cemetery, Warneton, Belgium B. 71.

COOPER

Cyril Victor

Private PO/1495 (S), 2nd Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 28th April 1917. Aged 21. Son of James & Alice Edith Cooper of 22 Scotland Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs C. V. Cooper. Brother of B. J. Cooper. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR. 20

COOPER

George

Private GS/307, Aged 41 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos. 25th September 1915. Husband of Mrs Susan Cooper of Brighton. Special Reservist. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

COOPER

Samuel James

Private 35317, 13th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment (Pioneer Battalion). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 22nd March 1918. Aged 35. Husband of Edith Cooper of Hamilton Terrace, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs C. Cooper of 25 London Street, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church Memorial. Former Royal Engineer. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery extension. F. 511

COOPER

William Fells

Corporal 10532, 15th Wing, Royal Air Force. Western Front Unit. Died of influenza in Le Havre 26th November 1918. Aged 24. Husband of Edith Susan Cooper, Corporation Depot, Brunswick Street West Hove. Son of Edward Quinton & Gertrude Louisa Cooper of 15, Queens Road, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC Buried in St. Marie. Cemetery, Le Havre. F. 85

COPPARD

Albert

Private S/2265, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Died of wounds 11th April 1915. Aged 28. Husband of Louisa Elizabeth Coppard of 13, Chapel Street, Brighton. Son of Joseph & Alice Coppard of Brighton. Special Reservist. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F. 80

COPPARD

Ernest James

Private SD/2268, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 29. Son of Albert & Sarah Coppard. Husband of Alice Emily Coppard of 26, Seville Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Vaast Post British Cemetery F. 631.

COPPARD

William John

Second Lieutenant, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. (2nd Sportsmans Battalion). 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 23rd March 1918. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs George Coppard of 5, Fairlight Place, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. also St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road, Brighton. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20.

CORBIN

Harold William

Private G/16200, 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 4th October 1917. Aged 35. Husband of Mrs H. Corbin of 4, Norfolk Place, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Corbin of Brighton Employee of Robins Brewery For 21 years. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30.

CORK

Walter George

Private S/2125, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Bazentin le Petit on the 9th September 1916. Aged 20. Son of Walter George & Louisa Jane Cork, 20 Regent Street, Brighton. Born Hove and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21.

CORNFORD

Arthur Henry

Private G/1276, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the German Flanders offensive 4th May 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown but residents of Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F. 924.

CORNFORD

John Edward

Private 8086, Royal Marine Labour Corps, (Deal) Base Units, Port Authority. Died if influenza 18th January 1919. Aged 45. Son of John Edward & Eliza Margaret Cornford of Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery F. 1359

CORNFORD

Victor William

Sapper 331, 1st Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Died of wounds at home 23rd March 1915. Aged 18. Son of William & Elizabeth Cornford of 4, North Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not recorded in St. Peters. Royal Engineers Memorial St. Albans Parish Church Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

COSENS

Alfred

Private M2/079963, H.Q. Reserve Mechanical Transport, Royal Army Service Corps. 6th General Western Front units Died in France after the war 11th February 1919. Next of kin residents of Brighton. St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery F. 65.

COTTERILL

Frederick

Private G/709, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th (Eastern) Division. Wounded in France and died at home 27th September 1915. Aged 21. Son of Samuel & Adelaide Mary Cotterill of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

COTTINGHAM

Thomas

Private G/3637, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action 27th February 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton residents. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy. F. 514

COTTRELL

George Harold

Gunner 55724, 17th Battery, Royal Field Artillery Western Front Units. Killed in action during the 1st Battle of Ypres 3rd November 1914. Aged 21. Husband of Hettie Melena Cottrell. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

COURTNEY

Harry

Lance Corporal 491671, 1/13th Battalion (The Kensingtons), London Regiment. 56th 1st London Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 19th April 1917. Enlisted in Kensington Resident of Fleet Street. Next of kin resident in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20

COVEY

Reginald Gilbert

Private 47215, 1st Battalion, Inniskilling Fusiliers. 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action in Belgium 31st August 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mrs D. Covey of 4, Springfield Road, Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Employee of the L.B. & South Coast Railway Company. Formerly with the Gloucestershire Regiment. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium MR. 32

COWDREY

Harry

Private G/23805, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Amiens 26th August 1918. Son of William & Eliza Cowdrey of 3, Reigate Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born Camden Town and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Meaulte Military Cemetery. F. 370

COWELL

Edward William David

Private TF/203783, 20th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 40th New Army Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 24th November 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton residents. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. St. Marks Church Kemp Town Memorial Cowell E.W.J. on Memorial and Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR. 17.

COWLEY

Abraham

Private 4025, 1st Battalion, Australian Infantry. 1st Australian Division. Killed in action near Pozieres 25th July 1916. Aged 21. Son of Thomas and Jane Cowley of Brighton. Born in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Villers Bretonneaux Memorial MR. 26

COWLEY

Alfred William

Private SD/1737, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs). Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Cowley of 56, Gardner Sreet, Brighton. Born St. Nicholas, Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

COX

H F W

Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book recorded under Privates Cox W. There is a Cox W. H. added to the Memorial who has been identified and who’s details are listed in the ‘Extras’. It has so far not been possible to positively identify Cox H. F. W. unless this is Cox W. H. who has been duplicated.

COX

Ronald Owen Harvey

Rifleman 3849, 1/1st Battalion, London Regiment. (Queen Victorias Rifles) 56 (1st London) Division. Killed in action at Gommecourt 1st July 1916. Aged 19. Son of George Hatherley and Alma Cox of 48, Freshfield Street, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Commemorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

COX

Stewart Morton

Able Seaman J/43675, H.M.S. ‘Pembroke’,Royal Navy. Chatham Division Shore establishment Died of pneumonia in Southend General Hospital 1st July 1918. Aged 27. Second son of Lily Cox of Rock Mansions, Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton. Not listed in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

CRADDOCK

George Raymond

Lance Corporal 30029, 18th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. 7th Regular Division. Died of wounds 4th October 1917. Born Birmingham and enlisted in Putney. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with The London Yeomanry St. Peters Memorial under Lance Corporals. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension F. 285

CRAIG

Frank [W Shannon]

Lance Corporal S/14477, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade 14th Light Division. Killed in action 28th July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mrs F. Craig of Brighton. Later of Hurstpierpoint. (Argyle Lodge). Born in Brighton and enlisted in Finsbury. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. F. 1182

CRAMB

William John

Driver 92361, 77th Pontoon Park Company, Royal Engineers 17th Division. Killed in action during the German Flanders offensive 21st April 1918. Husband of Mrs H. Cramb of 31, Spring Gardens, Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Cramb of Burgess Hill. Commemorated on Burgess Hill Memorial. Not listed at St. Peters. Buried in St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens. F. 300.

CREED

William John

Gunner 168943, 107th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Western Front units. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 21st March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Albert Edward & Kate Creed of 13, May Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Employee of The Maypole Dairy. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial M R. 27.

CRESSWELL

Albert

Bombardier 55328, 8th Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 29th April 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs Cresswell of ‘Strathfield’, Dyke Road, Brighton. Born Harlesden and enlisted in Woolwich. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Basra War Cemetery Iraq. 6.

CRIPPS

Harry

Sapper 37682, Divisional Signal Company, Royal Engineers. 6th Regular Division. Western Front unit. Killed in action at Cambrai 2nd December 1917. Aged 33. Son of William & Alice Cripps of 51, Ewart Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR. 17.

CROCK

William Henry

Sergeant 9187, 227th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery Western Front units. Died of wounds 26th June 1917. Aged 33. Husband of Alice Maud Crock of 36, Riley Road, Brighton. Son of John & Jane Crock of Lewes. Born St. Johns Lewes and enlisted in Chichester. Lewes Memorial. (W. J Crock on Brighton Memorial) and recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Also W. J. on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, CWGC and Lewes War Memorial. W. H. Crock. Buried in Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck. F. 297.

CRONE

Bertram John Fenwick

Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. 19th (Western) Division. Killed in action 13th September 1916. Aged 21. Son of John Fenwick & Amy Crone of 16/17 Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cite’ Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres F. 921

CRONIN

Francis James

Private 591115, Labour Corps. Home based Units. Formerly with The Essex Regiment (6661). Died at home in Fort Pitt military hospital, Chatham on the 19th October 1918. Aged 40. Born Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, enlisted Brighton. Husband of Mrs Emily Cronin of 79, Balfour Road, Brighton. Employee of Osbornes, Kings Road, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Johns Preston Park Parish Church. Buried in Ulverston Cemetery, Lancashire

CROOK

Arthur Douglas

Lance Sergeant 1985, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade 4th Regular Division. Killed in action during the 2nd Battle of Ypres 28th April 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Small Dole W. M. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 4.

CROOK

Harry

Private TF/200993, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division. Killed in action during The 1st Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs J. A. Crook of 57, Albion Hill, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of John Crook. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine. MR. 34

CROOK

John

Private G/12904, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action 24th July 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs J. A. Crook of 57, Albion Hill, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of Harry Crook Formerly with The Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

CROSS

Arthur Reginald

Private 301474, 2/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died after the war in France 2nd February 1919. Aged 31. Husband of Emily Ellen Cross of 7, Northumberland Road, Southampton. Son of John Cross of Brighton. St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Pol British Cemetery, St. Pol sur Tenoise F. 788

CROSSLEY

Thomas

Rifleman Y/1134, 1st Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps 4th Regular Division Died of wounds on the 10th March 1915. Grave location lost. Born in Beckenham and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Not listed in Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The La Touret Memorial MR. 22

CROUCH

Henry Robert

Sergeant 2905, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 21st March 1918. Aged 30. Son of Henry Robert & Annie Crouch of 27, Blackman Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs Adaele Crouch (later re married of Swansea). Left a son. Regular soldier. Ten years service with the Rifle Brigade. Born and enlisted in Brighton Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

CROUCHER

Walter Samuel

Corporal G/12818, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Died of wounds 22nd March 1918. Aged 24. Son of Mr. & Mrs, Croucher of 40, Riley Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. St. Martins Parish Church and St. Albans Parish Church Coombe Road. Buried in Favreuil British Cemetery F. 563

CROWHURST

Charles James

Private G/16500, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Died of wounds in military hospital 11th December 1917. Aged 31. Husband of Mary Crowhurst of 22, Grantham Road, Stanford Avenue, Brighton. Son of James & Mary Crowhurst of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery F. 446

CROWHURST

Frank Herbert

Leading Signaller J/15322, H.M.S. ‘Dublin’, Royal Navy. 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron. The Grand Fleet Died of wounds suffered during the Battle of Jutland On the 31st May 1916. Next of kin unknown. Commemorated on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Signallers. Buried in Dalmeny & Queensferry Cemetery, Nr. Edinburgh.

CROWLEY

Daniel

Lance Corporal S/9904, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the 1st Battle of Ypres 30th October 1914. Special Reservist. Born in Kemp Town Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres Belgium MR 29

CROXSON

George Henry

Private 14886, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Wounded near Montauban and died on the 28th July 1916. Aged 24. Son of Henry & Louisa Croxson of Hampstead, Middlesex. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Marylebone, London. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Le Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie F. 66.

CROYDON

John Charles

Private TF/265471, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 6th August 1920. Aged 32. Son of Mrs E. A. Croydon of 1, White Street, Edward Street, Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery

CRUNDEN

Frank Alfred

Ordinary Seaman SS/5997, H.M.S. ‘Amphitrite’, Royal Navy. 9th Cruiser Squadron North Atlantic Fleet Died if Sickness at home 7th August 1915. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Crunden of 20, Normanton Street, Brighton. Commemorated on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery

CULLIFORD

Henry Francis

Private 775033, 38th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. 4th Canadian Division. 12th Brigade. Died in Military hospital in England 8th October 1917. Aged 31. Eldest son of Francis Henry & Mary Anne Culliford of Compton Road, Brighton later of Victoria, South Australia. Born in Bloomsbury. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

CURD

Frederick Benjamin

Driver 136855, Royal Engineers (Reinforcements) Mesopotamian Units. Died of disease in Mesopotamia 16th July 1916. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs F, Curd of 2, De Montfort Road, Brighton. Husband of Edith Curd (re-married) of 83 Ewhurst Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Brother of Stephen Curd. Buried in The Basra War Cemetery Iraq. 6.

CURD

Stephen

Boy 1st Class J/42644, H.M.S. ‘Invincible’, Royal Navy. 3rd Battle cruiser Squadron. The Grand Fleet. Lost when the ship blew up during The Battle of Jutland on the 31st May 1916. (1026 lost) 6, survivors. Aged 16. Son of Frederick & Charlotte Curd of 2, De Montfort Road, Brighton St. Martins Parish Church Memorial Brother of Fred Curd Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under. Boys Royal Navy. The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, MR. 3.

CUSACK

John

Private G/5409, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Wounded on the Somme and died at home 13th August 1916. Aged 32. Son of James & Mary Cusack of 19, Rochester Street, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

CUTLER

Joseph Henry

Gunner 135478, 45th Reserve Battery Royal Field Artillery. Home Units. Died at home 16th May 1916. Aged 25. Son of William John & Sarah Jane Cutler. Husband of Florence Jane Cutler of 52, Hanover Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Born Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

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