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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

EADE

Albert Richard

Gunner 77585, 97th Battery. Royal Field Artillery. Gallipoli Units. Died on Gallipoli 28th October 1915. Cause unknown. Aged 21. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Gallipoli. G.1.

EAGER

Lawrence Algernon Thomas

Private S/255508, Spare Parts Depot, Royal Army Service Corps. Home Units. Died of pneumonia at home 10th July 1918. Aged 32. Husband of Caroline Bertha Eager of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

EAMES

Joseph

Private G/3636, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action 17th June 1916. Aged 19. Son of Joseph & Emily Edith Eames of 47 Ewhurst Road, Brighton. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Buried in Ration Farm Annexe Cemetery, Belgium B.49.

EASEN

Arthur John

Able Seaman SS/4478, H.M.S. ĎBlack Princeí, Royal Navy. 1st Cruiser Squadron The Grand Fleet. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser during the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 22. Son of Arthur & Clara Jessie Easen of 22, Somerset Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Royal Navy, Ranks unknown. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3

EASON

Jesse

Stoker 2nd Class SS/119490, H.M.S. ĎVictoryí, Portsmouth Shore establishment, Royal Navy. Died in Haslar Royal Naval Hospital 25th February 1919. Aged 19. Born Brighton. Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Hampshire 5.

EASON

Thomas

Private L/10598, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Noeux les Mines 29th April 1916. Brother of Mr. W.T. Eason of 25, Essex Place, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Noeux les Mines Cemetery F.178.

EAST

Frank Bernard

Private G/3432, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Wounded during the attack on Epehy and died on 24th September 1918. Aged 33. Husband of Edith Mary East of 5, Totland Road, Brighton. Son of Frank & Charlotte East Born in Deptford and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension. F.194.

EASTER

James

Private 32579, 13th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 40th New Army Division. Killed in action during the final advance at Ypres 8th September 1918. Aged 25. Son of Walter & Bessie Easter of 15 Madeira Place, Brighton. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Brother of Alfred Easter. Buried in Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery, Steenwerck, F.298.

EASTER

Alfred Walter

Private 33623, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. 29th Regular Division. Died of wounds in military hospital, Rouen 3rd March 1917. Aged 27. Son of Walter & Bessie Easter of 15, Madeira Place, Brighton. Brother of James Easter. Born in Fulham and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Formerly with the Royal Field Artillery. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F.146.

EASTWOOD

William

Major, 6th Battalion. The Royal Irish Rifles. 10th Irish Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli 11th August 1915. Aged 36. Son of Major Francis Eastwood of Castletown, Dundalk, Louth, Ireland. Connection with Brighton unknown. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Majors. Commemorated on The Cape Helles Memorial MR.4.

ECKERT

John

Private 1237, 7th Veterinary Hospital, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died of disease in France 23rd August 1918. Husband of Mrs. E.H. Eckert of 36, Laurel Row, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Boisguillaume Communal Cemetery Extension. F.17.

ECKERT

Joseph Frederick William

Private L/7504, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May 1915. Regular Soldier. Born in Brighton (All Souls) and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Next of kin unknown Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial. MR.22.

ECKERT

John Joseph George

Private L/7778, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Ypres. 1st November 1914. Regular Soldier born in Brighton (All Souls) and enlisted in Brighton St. Peterís Memorial Book. Next of kin unknown. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR.29.

EDGAR

Leslie

Ordinary Seaman SS/4956, aged 23 Royal Navy. H.M.S. ĎBulwarkí, Channel Fleet. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26th November 1914. Son of William & Mary Edgar of 55, Rose Hill Terrace, Brighton. Listed on St. Bartholomewís Parish Church Memorial. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen. The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3.

EDGAR

Robert

Corporal 8108, Divisional Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Field Artillery. 33rd New Army Division. Died of disease in military hospital at Abbeville 16th December 1918. Aged 42. Husband of Rhoda Jane Edgar of 42, Carlton Row, Brighton. Enlisted in Glasgow. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension. F.52.

EDWARDS

Archibald Carlyle

Private 65428, Royal Army Medical Corps. One of 12 lost when the troopship S.S. ĎTransylvaniaí was torpedoed by a submarine in the Gulf of Genoa. 4th May 1917. Next of kin resident in Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Savona Town Memorial. Italy 14.

EDWARDS

Richard F

Private 2625, London Regiment. Wounded in August 1916 (Sussex Daily News). Recorded in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Privates and included on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial. Possibly died at home after discharge. No local burial traced. No record with CWGC or SDGW.

EDWARDS

William

Private 21290, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Regular Division. Died from the effects of gas 9th August 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mrs. Mary Jane Budd of 7, Sackville Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Potijze Burial Ground, Belgium B.44.

EFFERT

Carl [Otto]

Private 41639, 17th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 30th New Army Division. Killed in action at Arras 23rd April 1917. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Formerly with The Royal Field Artillery. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial Mr..20.

EGERTON

Edward [H]

Private 51060, Mounted Machine Gunner. 6th Royal Inniskilling Dragoons. Western Front Cavalry Units. Taken prisoner at Cambrai 1st December 1917. Aged 24. Son of of Sgt. Major & Mrs. Egerton of 9, Hartington Road, Brighton. Employed by Brighton Tramways. No record with CWGC or SDGW. No local burial traced. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners

EGGLETON

Robert

Lieutenant, 33rd Battery, 33rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Died of wounds suffered in the Ypres Salient 15th November 1917. Son of Mr.. & Mrs. Eggleton of 32, Coventry Street, Brighton. Native of Great Ryburgh, near Fakenham in Norfolk. Veteran of the South African war with 21 Years Service. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium B16.

ELDRIDGE

Frank Herbert

Private M2/155882, 656th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Mesopotamian Units. Died of disease in Mesopotamia 28th June 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Walter Eldridge of 11, College Street, Brighton. Born Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Basra War Cemetery Iraq. 6.

ELEY

Sidney Wilmot

Sapper 207924, 248th Field Company, Royal Engineers.63rd R.N. Division. Died of wounds sustained at Messines 12th June 1917. Aged 34. Son of William & Helena Eley of 1, North Street, Quadrant, Brighton. Born in Lambeth and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial under Sappers. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension. F.52.

ELFORD

Edward George

Private 63334, Labour Corps. Western Front Units. Died of wounds suffered in the Ypres Salient 19th October 1917. Aged 32. Husband of Louisa Elford of 2, Devonshire Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Formerly with Royal Fusiliers. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.16.

ELLETT

Charles

Private 41739, 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 30th New Army Division. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres. 30th July 1917. Aged 36. Husband of Sarah Jane Ellett of 45, Islingword Place, Brighton. Left two children. Son of Timothy & Jane Ellett of West Hoathly. Born West Hoathly and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial. Employee of Wick Laundry, Hove. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

ELLIOTT

Albert

Gunner 14563, ĎCí Battery, 92nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, Western Front Units. Killed in action near Loos 2nd June 1916. Next of kin, Brighton. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Listed on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

ELLIOTT

Alfred Evan

2nd Corporal 532237, 105th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 25th Division. Died of wounds 23rd October 1918. Aged 28. Son of William Henry & Amelia Elliott of Ship Street, Brighton. Brother of Guy Elliott. The Elliottís moved to Burgess Hill and both Alfred & Guy are recorded on Burgess Hill Memorial. Husband of Frances Elliott who re married and lived at 5, St. James Place, Brighton. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Cpls and on The Royal Engineers Memorial in St. Albans Parish Church Coombe Road. Buried in Quietiste Military Cemetery F.1386

ELLIOTT

Charles William

Rank and Regiment unknown. Died at home after the war 3rd, May 1920. Aged 41. Husband of Elizabeth Elliott of 10 Lowther Road, Brighton. (Report in The Brighton Herald). Not listed in St. Peterís. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

ELLIOTT

Douglas Harold

Gunner 374383, 156th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 23rd December 1917. Aged 31. Son of Edward & Charlotte Elliott of 29, Blackman Street, Brighton. Husband of Ethel Jane Elliott of the same address. Brother of Leonard and Sydney Elliott. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Minty Farm Cemetery, St. Jan, Belgium. B.64.

ELLIOTT

Guy

Private TRS/21984, Training Reserve Regiment. Home based unit. Died of pneumonia in Rugeley Camp Staffordshire19th December 1916. Aged 21. Son of William Henry & Amelia Elliott of Ship Street, Brighton. Brother of Alfred Evan Elliott. The Elliottís moved to Burgess Hill and both Alfred and Guy are recorded on Burgess Hill Memorial. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under unknown ranks. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Rugeley Cemetery, Staffordshire.

ELLIOTT

Leonard

Gunner 144639, 409th Siege Battery. Royal Garrison Artillery. Western Front Units. Died of wounds at Ypres 17th September 1917. Son of Edward & Charlotte Elliott of 29, Blackman Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs. L. Elliott of 61, Hamilton Road, Brighton. Left 5 children. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Brother of Sydney & Douglas Elliott. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.10.

ELLIOTT

Leonard William

Private 71499, 32nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Western Front Units. Died 9th November 1918. Husband of Mrs. B. Elliott of 9, Claremont Road, Brighton. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Bexhill. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Maubeuge Centre Cemetery F.1211

ELLIOTT

Stanley John

Private G/18195, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Cambrai 25th November 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr. & Mrs. James Elliott of 52, Over Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Hastings. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR.17.

ELLIOTT

Sydney Charles Robert

Bombardier 102270, 291st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 6th September 1917. Aged 38. Son of Edward & Charlotte Elliott of 29, Blackman Street, Brighton. Brother of Douglas and Leonard Elliott. Husband of Mrs. S. Elliott of 38, Albion Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Belgium. B.102.

ELLIS

Charles

Private 9143, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of the Aisne 18th October 1914. Aged 24. Husband of Maude Gertrude Ellis of 31, Compton Road, Brighton. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Ellis of Brighton. Regular Soldier. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not included in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Braisne Communal Cemetery. F.1110.

ELLIS

Frank

Lance Corporal G/8809, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Reported missing presumed killed in action when the Battalion was overrun during the German Spring offensive 27th March 1918. Aged 37. Son of George & Emma Ellis of 8, Exeter Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

ELLIS

George Edward Naldrett

Private TF/1439, Sussex Yeomany. Home Units. Died of disease at home on the 18th October 1914. Aged 23. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Troopers. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

ELLSEY

John Edward

Private G/10845, 18th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 33rd New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Flanders offensive 16th April 1918. Aged 20. Son of John Henry & Alice Ellsey of 83, Bonchurch Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium MR.32.

ELMER

Frederick S

Lance Sergeant 11804, 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Killed on the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres. 31st July 1917. Aged 23. Son of James & Frances Elmer of Great Stoughton Green, St. Neots, Huntingdonshire. Enlisted in Reading. Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lance Sergeants. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

EMERY

George Charles

Gunner 106986, ĎCí Battery, 63rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Died of wounds in military hospital at Rouen 26th April 1918. Born in New Barnet, Herts. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F.146.

EMERY

William Charles

Private 03210, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. (Ammunition Dumps). Died of disease after the war in France 19th August 1919. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs. C. Emery of 24, Crown Gardens, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Houchin British Cemetery. F.106

ETHERIDGE

Alfred

Private 8325, 6th Dragoon Guards. Cavalry Division. Killed in action 26th August 1918. Aged 25. Son of Harry & Ellen Etheridge of 15, Kingsbury Street, Ditchling Road, Brighton. Born in Horsham and enlisted in London. Employee of The London Brighton & South Coast Railway. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book.under Privates. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval F.402.

ETHERTON

Henry H John

Private PO/16052, H.M.S. Ď Good Hopeí, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The Marine Detachment. South Atlantic Squadron. Lost when the Armoured Cruiser was sunk with all hands by the German Cruisers ĎScharnhorstí & ĎGneisenauí near the Coronel Islands off the coast of Chile 1st.November 1914. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Etherton of 32, Jersey Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Ranks unknown. Regular Marine. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR.3.

EVANS

Cecil James

Private G/4188, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Loos 2nd November 1915. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, unknown. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial. MR.19.

EVANS, (M M )

James Bentley

Petty Officer 1/162, ĎAnsoní Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (Sussex). Killed in action during the final advance 8th October 1918. Aged 32. Husband of Alice Ada Evans of 41, Richmond Street, Brighton. Son of William & Mary Evans of Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Royal Navy Petty Officers and on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Rumilly en Cambresis Communal Cemetery. F. ?

EVANS

John Eric Rhys

Petty Officer Mechanic F/1104 , Royal Naval Air Service. Armoured Car Division. Gallipoli Units. Killed in action on Gallipoli 2nd May 1915. Aged 27. Son of The Rev. T. & Mrs. Evans of Union Congregational Church, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Airmen (Mechanics). Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR.4

EVANS

William Henry

Lieutenant, 1/5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. 54th East Anglian Division T.F. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died in Palestine, cause unknown, 2nd November 1917. Aged 30. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Evans of The Kings Hotel, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine. P.8

EVEREST

Reginald George

Able Seaman J/15780H.M.S. ĎVindictiveí, Royal Navy. Zeebrugge Operation. Killed in action at Zeebrugge, during the attack on the harbour Defences in the raid of the 23rd April 1918. Aged 22. Son of Edgar William & Florence Everest of 6, Prestonville Terrace, Brighton. Edgar Everest was Hon Sec. of the Sussex County F.A. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

EVERSHED

Ernest Bernard

Lieutenant, 1/2nd Battalion, Kings African Rifles. East African Forces. Killed in action at Mtua in German East Africa 28th September 1917. Aged 22. Son of Ernest Charles & Julia Eleanor Evershed of St. Anneís House, Burlington Street, Brighton. Listed on St. Anneís Memorial (St. Georgeís Church), Kemp Town and in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Mtama Cemetery, East Africa (E.A.11.) Transferred to Dar Es Salaam Cemetery, Tanzania.

EVERSHED

Herbert Vernon

Private 10276, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 7th October 1916. Aged 21. Son of Herbert & Flora Isabella Evershed of 51, Freshfield Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Brother of Philip Evershed. Buried in Bancourt British Cemetery, F.307

EVERSHED

Philip Douglas

Captain, 1/19th Battalion, London Regiment (St. Pancras) 47th (2nd London) Division T.F. Killed in action near Franvillers 22nd August 1918. Aged 20. Son of Herbert & Flora Isabella Evershed of 51, Freshfield Road, Brighton. Brother of Herbert Evershed. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Captains. Buried in Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension F.210

EWER

Frederick Edward

Lance Corporal S/2158, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Taken Prisoner and died in captivity 13th September 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Buried in Achiet Le Grand Communal Cemetery Extension. F.518

EWER

Frederick Thomas

Lance Corporal 532055, 490th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 8th Regular Division Died of wounds 8th May 1917. Aged 35. Son of Frederick & Mary Elizabeth Ewer of 18, Albion Street, Brighton Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under L/Cpls. And on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church. Buried in Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck F.297.

EYLES

Henry St John

Private TF/290281, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Died of wounds sustained in the Ypres Salient 25th February 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Alice Maude Eyles of 3, Park Crescent, Brighton. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Eyles of Western Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and on St. Johns Parish Church Memorial, Preston Park. Buried in Roye New British Cemetery. F.987.

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