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

GALLOWAY

Maurice Godfrey

Private 1468, 1/23rd Battalion, London Regiment (County of London). 47th (2nd London Division) T.F. Killed in action at Festubert 26th May 1915. Born in Hornsey and enlisted in Clapham. Next of kin resident(s) of Balham. Brighton connection unclear. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. (Maurice Godfrey Galloway) Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

GANDER

George Arthur

Able Seaman 191637/C, H.M.S. ‘Foyle’, Royal Navy. Minesweeping Flotilla, Dover. Lost when the ship was mined in the Straits of Dover 15th March 1917. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen R.N. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR.1

GANDER

Joseph Samuel

Private G/7386, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Died of wounds in military hospital in the U.K. 24th February 1919. Aged 29. Husband of Annie Nora Margaret Gander of 29, Clifton Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

GANDER

Thomas

Private SD/2092, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Died of wounds 6th April 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bexhill. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension. F.226.

GANDER

Victor Jule

Private 5032, 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlottes Own) Cavalry Division. Accidently shot by one of his comrades 14th January 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Employee of Brighton Tramways. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Ranks unknown Buried in Meteren Military Cemetery F.324.

GANDY

Herbert [Howard]

Gunner, (Number unknown), H.M. Torpedo Boat No 7, Royal Navy. Killed during an air raid on Sheerness Dockyard 5th June 1917. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Ripley Gandy. Sister resident of White Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton. St. Peters Memorial under Gunners Royal Navy. Buried in Hove Cemetery

GARBUTT

Alfred Henry William

Private L/6908, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May 1915. Aged 32. Husband of Emily Garbutt of 27, Elder Street, Brighton. Regular soldier Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

GARDNER

Edwin

Private G/18631, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Arras 3rd May 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs Gardner of 43, Hyde Road, Brighton. Born in Preston Park and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with The Royal Fusiliers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

GARDNER

Henry T

Driver 900268, 66th (East Lancs) T.F. Divisional Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Died of wounds at Ypres 14th October 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs H.T. Gardner of Brighton, later of 31, Victoria Gardens Old Town, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium B.84.

GARDINER

James

Sapper 2500266, 13th Canadian Railway Troops, 5th Canadian Division. Died in military hospital 27th February 1919. Aged 42. Son of Charles & Sophia Gardiner of 63, Toronto Terrace, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Commemorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

GARDNER

William Joseph

Sapper 534751, 406th (Renfrew) Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of heart failure in France 20th November 1917. Aged 35. Son of Frederick & Fanny Esther Gardner, 16, Surrey Street, Brighton Husband of Elizabeth Anne Gardner Enlisted in St. Leonards. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in Habarcq Communal Cemetery Extension. F.158.

GARNER

Charles Jackson

Private TF/3053, Sussex Yeomanry. Home Command Died in military hospital at Canterbury 14th April 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mrs E. Garner of 7, Round Hill Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Troopers Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery. PS.86.

GARRETT

Arthur Dale

Second Lieutenant, 456th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Killed in action during the German Flanders offensive 17th April 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Burt Garrett of 15, Clarence Square, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30

GASTON

Edward Reginald

Sapper 46054, 97th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Killed in action near Montauban 24th September 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in Bernafay Wood Cemetery, Montauban. F.400

GATES

Frederick James

Private S/2075, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs F. Gates of 29, Lynton Street, Brighton. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Brighton. Special Reservist Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

GATES, (MM)

George S

Sergeant 10986, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment 16th Irish Division. Died of wounds 1st October 1918. Born in Dover and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux St. Marc.F.1184

GATES

Richard Thomas

Flight Lieutenant, Home Training Command, Royal Naval Air Service. Killed in a flying accident at Hendon 14th September 1914. Aged 38. Born in Brighton. Next of kin, unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC Lt’s. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Hendon, Middlesex.

GATFORD

Harry Charles

Pioneer WR/205496, Royal Engineers. Died at home 15th November 1918. Aged 32. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. No other details available. Not recorded in SDGW. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

GAWEN

Thomas Henry

Gunner 901605, 3/1st Sussex Battery Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Died of wounds sustained in the Ypres Salient 29th September 1917. Aged 30. Son of Thomas & Sarah Gawen of Brighton. Husband of Mrs L.C. Gawen. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium B.11.

GEALL

Samuel George

Corporal G3488, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Eastern Division. Died of wounds in military hospital Rouen, 26th August 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Well known local cricketer. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen F.146.

GEARING, (M.S.M.)

David Leslie

Private 32802, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Bankers). 41st New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 23rd September 1917. Born Harringay and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium. MR.30.

GEARING

Harry

Private G/4859, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Delville Wood 31st August 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

GEARING

Joseph

Private 8076, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 6th Indian Division. 17th Brigade. Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force. Taken prisoner at Kut el Amara and died in captivity 7th June 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mrs M. Gearing of 62, Arnold Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commmeorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial Buried in Bagdhad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq. 8.

GEORGE

John William

Private G/61462, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (2nd Sportsman’s) 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action 25th August 1918. Aged 37. Husband of Eliza George of 36, Over Street, Brighton. Son of Edward & Alice George of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Railway Cutting Cemetery, Courcelles Le Comte. F.618

GIBBS

Roscoe

Private G/12887, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action during the German Spring Offensive 21st March 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Manchester, Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with 2/5th T.F. Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

GIDDENS

Cecil Philip

Lance Corporal 26597, 3/3rd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade. New Zealand Division. 3rd Brigade. Killed in action at Messines 8th June 1917. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on The Messines Memorial (New Zealand) MR.9.

GILES

Ernest

Private TF/202965, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Killed in action at The Third Battle of Gaza 6th November 1917. Aged 21. Son of William & Mary Louisa Giles of 65 Bear Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. Buried in Beersheba War Cermetery. Palestine 1.

GILES

Sidney William

Private 463765, 6th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps. 6th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 8th November 1917. Aged 32. Son of Charles Samuel & Sarah Anne Giles of 20 Wyndham Street, Brighton. Husband of Edna May Giles of ‘Myrtle Cottage’, Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire. Buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Zillebeke. Belgium B.453 Also Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial (Canadian Section)

GILL

Samuel

Lance Corporal 11817, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment 29th Regular Division. Killed in action 9th August 1916. Son of John & Rachael Gill of Dublin. Born Dublin and enlisted in St. Pancras, London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Potijze Burial Ground Belgium B.44.

GILLAM

Alfred Abram

Private S/962, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 6th December 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in White House Cemetery, St. Jean le Ypres, Belgium B.101.

GILLAM

Arthur Edwin

Private TF/274100, 3rd Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died at home after the war 7th February 1919. Aged 27. Son of Harry & Kate Gillam of Brighton. Husband of Ada Gillam, 69, Hillside, Moulscombe, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

GILLAM

Cecil Thomas

Stoker 1st Class SS/103002, H.M.S, ‘Aboukir’, Royal Navy. 7th Cruiser Squadron. Lost when the armoured cruiser was torpedoed by U.9 off the Dutch coast together with her sister ships ‘Cressy’ and ‘Hogue’ on the 22nd September 1914. Aged 31. 1,449 men drowned. Son of George Henry & Jane Gillam of Brighton. Brother of W. J. Gillam. Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under rank unknown. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR.1.

GILLAM

Ernest John

Private 12480, 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment 18th Eastern Division. Died of wounds 27th August 1915. Aged 22. Son of George & Sarah Anne Gillam of 86, Carlton Hill, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Battersea, South London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Citadel New Military Cemetery F.394.

GILLAM

Frederick Henry

Pioneer WR/20908, 305th Road Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Died at home 6th July 1918. Aged 61. Husband of Laura Gillam of 11, Agnes Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Pioneers. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

GILLAM

Henry Lawrence

Lance Corporal 532563, 74th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 15th Scottish Division, Killed in action 9th April 1918. Aged 33. Husband of Florence Gillam of 4, Caledonian Road, Brighton. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Wanquetin Communal Cemetery Extension F.57.

GILLAM

Joseph Rueben

Private MS/3981, 3rd Field Ambulance. Royal Army Service Corps. Western front units. Wounded in France and died in the Military Hospital in Warncliffe, Sheffield 29th July 1916. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs R. Gillam of 63, Bentham Road. Left two children. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

GILLAM

Walter Jaquin

Corporal 440343, 28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment) 6th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action at Vimy Ridge 7th May 1917. Aged 27. Son of George Henry & Jane Gillam of Brighton. Brother of C.T. Gillam. Not in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial MR.23.

GILLAM

William Frederick

Private 16966, 4th Battalion, Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action at Passchendaele 6th November 1917. Aged 37. Son of Pioneer Frederick Henry & Laura Gillam of 11, Agnes Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Husband of Rosina Gillam of 58, Stanstead Road, Forest Hill, London. Born in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on St. Martin’s Parish Church. Memorial Buried in Bluet Farm Cemetery, Belgium. B.13.

GILLETT

Percival Charles

Sapper 212988, 126th Field Company Royal Engineers. 21st New Army Division. Died of wounds 1st May 1918. Aged 35. Son of Ralph & Mary Gillett of St. Georges Road, Kemp Town. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers and on St. Georges Parish Church Memorial, Kemp Town. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Arneke British Cemetery. F.101.

GILLMAN

Ernest Francis Henry

Private SD/3351, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial Commemorated on The Loos Memorial Mr.19.

GIRLING

Stephen Estaugh

Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. 20th Light Division. Killed in action during the St. Quentin offensive. 29th September 1918. Aged 23. Son Mr & Mrs Richard Alfred Girling of 12, Preston Park Avenue, Brighton. Educated at Lancing College. Commemorated on Lancing College Memorial. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery F.379.

GLADMAN

James Warwick

Corporal TF/260177, 8th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 19th Western Division Wounded during the German Flanders offensive and died in military hospital at Mendinghem on the 30th April 1918. Aged 32. Husband of Grace Annie Gladman of 30 College Gardens, Kemp Town. Son of Kate Gladman of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Suffolk Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Anne’s Memorial (now in St. Georges Parish Church, Kemp Town). Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.18.

GLASSBOROW

Leonard [Victor Lee]

Rifleman 471546, 1/12th Battalion, London Regiment (The Rangers) 56th (1st London) Division. Killed in action at Gommecourt on the 1st July 1916. Aged 19. Son of William Henry & Emily Sarah Glassborow of 21, Montpelier Crescent, The Seven Dials, Brighton. Enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

GLENDAY

Ferdinand Goncalves

Captain, 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers attached to Royal Flying Corps. (Squadron No 70 flying Sopwith ½ Strutters). Died of wounds at Beauval 15th September 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Alexander Glenday of Brighton. Educated at Brighton College. Listed on Brighton College Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Captains and RAF (Capts). Buried in Beauval Communal Cemetery F.167.

GLOVER

Leonard

Private L/10556, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the Battle of The Menin Road, on the 23rd September 1917. Born in Stepney and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Frank Francis & Elizabeth Glover of Queens Park, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.MR.30.

GOBEY

William Henry

Driver 54608, Royal Artillery. Mesopotamian Artillery Units. Taken prisoner at Kut el Amara and died in captivity on the 30th September, 1916. Born in Walworth and enlisted in London. Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. (See addenda for Pte. William Golby) Buried in Bagdhad (North Gate) Cemetery. Iraq. 8.

GOBLE

Frederick Charles

Private 31670, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Achiet la Petit 15th March 1917. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs Goble of Brighton. Born in Hove and enlisted in Bedford. Resident of Letchworth, Herts. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Achiet Le Grand Communal Cemetery Extension. F.518.

GOBLE

John

Private G/7292, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during an attack on Ration Trench in the Pozieres Sector on the Somme 4th August 1916. Husband of Mrs J. Goble of 6, Park Street, Brighton. Well known local newspaper seller. Left six children. Born and enlisted in Brighton. St. Peters Memorial Bopok.

GOBLE

Thomas

Petty Officer PO/220448, H.M.S. ‘Gurkha’, Royal Navy. Dover Patrol. Lost when the Destroyer struck a mine off Dungeness 8th February 1917. Aged 31. Served on the ‘Ophir’ during the World tour by the Prince of Wales and H.M.S. ‘Good Hope’. Son of Mr & Mrs George Charles Goble of 18, North Road, Brighton. George was a veteran of The Crimean War and served in the Indian Mutiny. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Naval Petty Officers. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR.3.

GODDARD

David William

Served as William Harris. Corporal 2018, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 18th Eastern Division. Wounded at The Battle of Amiens. Died 22nd August 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs D.W. Goddard of 18, Ladysmith Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. Born in Haywards Heath and enlisted in London. Buried in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension. F.119.

GODDARD

Frederick [John]

Private S945, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Givenchy 22nd January 1915. Aged 24. Husband of Lily Goddard who remarried and moved to Hanworth. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22

GODDARD

John

Private G/5420, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Taken prisoner and died of wounds in captivity 29th July 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F.924.

GODDARD

Laurence A W

Private M2/104264, 884th Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died if influenza while home on leave after four years service overseas 28th February 1919. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Portslade Cemetery.

GODDARD

Robert William

Gunner 254609, ‘C’ Battery, 174th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action 1st September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Robert Goddard of 17, Dewe Road, Brighton. Born in Southwick and enlisted in Brighton. Employee of Allen West Ltd. Commemorated on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Valley Cemetery, Vis en Artois.F.313.

GODFREE

Henry

Private G/3944, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Vermelles 15th April 1916. Aged 30. Son of Richard & Caroline Godfree of 50, Jersey Street, Brighton. Brother of John and Richard Godfree. Born and enlisted in Brighton Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery F.423.

GODFREE

John

Stoker 1st Class SS/100453, H.M.S. ‘Good Hope’, Royal Navy. South Atlantic Squadron. Lost with the ship in action with Von Spee’s Squadron off the coast of Chile 1st November 1914. Aged 27. No survivors. Son of Richard & Caroline Godfree of 50, Jersey Street, Brighton. Brother of Henry and Richard Born in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial under Stokers, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR.3.

GODFREE

Richard

Private L/10333, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7th July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Richard & Caroline Godfree of 50, Jersey Street, Brighton. Brother of Henry and John Godfree. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

GODLEY

Reginald

Private 91766, Machine Gun Corps. (6th Battalion, Tank Corps). Killed in action 8th October 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Godley of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastney Hampshire. Listed on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension. F.341.

GOLBY

Frederick

Private 73087, Royal Defence Corps. Home Command. Died at home 3rd November 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Ellen Golby of 40, Essex Street, Brighton. Son of Thomas & Ruth Golby. Born in Brighton. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

GOLDS

Eldred Henry

Stoker 1st Class K/33537, H.M.S. ‘Marmion’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas. Lost with the destroyer in a collision in the North Sea 21st October 1917. Aged 20. Son of William & Emily Golds of 48 Carlton Hill, Brighton. Served with the Royal Naval Division in the Dardanelles in 1915. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial MR.2.

GOLDSMITH

Albert

Private S/2334, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded near Thiepval and died on 29th September 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Queens Park, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial Buried in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension F.197

GOLDSMITH

Frederick

Lance Sergeant 27662, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action near Soissons during the German offensive on the Marne Front May 31st 1918. Husband of Mrs F. Goldsmith of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Sgts. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial Mr.18.

GOLDSMITH

Harold A

Sapper 26238, 9th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 4th Regular Division. Died of wounds 24th June 1915. Brother of Bertha Goldsmith of 100, Dewe Road, Brighton. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Lewes. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Hospital Farm Cemetery, Elverdinghe, Belgium B.9.

GOODACRE

Harold Watkinson

Ordinary Seaman Z/513, H.M.S. ‘Vanguard’, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 4th Battle Squadron. The Grand Fleet. Lost when the Dreadnought blew up at Scapa Flow 9th July 1917. Aged 27. 804 men killed, only 2 survivors. Son of John & Mary Elizabeth Goodacre of 372, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR.3.

GOODE

Leonard

Lance Sergeant TF/265451, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of sickness at home after the war 28th June 1920. Aged 36. Son of John Gregory & Caroline Goode of 25, Clifton Street, Brighton. Formerly the bandmaster of the 2/6th T.F. Battalion who were stationed in India during the War. Educated at The Brighton School of Music. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

GOODMAN

Arthur G

No further information currently available, CWGC records and SDGW fail to identify this man. He is listed as Arthur G. Goodman under ranks unknown in St. Peters Memorial Book. Information urgently required.

GOODMAN

Arthur Sidney

Private 44637, 8th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment 19th Western Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 1st August 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Whitehall, London. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with The London Regiment Buried in Neiderzweheren Cemetery, Cassell, Germany 3.

GOODRICH

Archibald

No further information currently available, listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown as Archibald Goodrich. CWGC or SDGW records do not include a casualty of this name. There is one Goodrich A. and he is listed below.

GOODRICH, Alfred - Able Seaman Z/3677, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. (London) ‘Nelson’ Battalion 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action at Arras 24th April 1917. Next of kin unknown. No apparent Brighton connection. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

GOODRUM

Albert Victor

Private M1/08870, No.1 Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Western Front Units. Died in France 11th March 1919. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial, and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, Belgium B.406

GOODWIN

George Henry Harford

Able Seaman J/2528, H.M.S. ‘Bulwark’, Royal Navy. Channel Fleet. Lost when the battleship blew up at Sheerness Dockyard 26th November 1914. Aged 23. Born in Brighton. Son of Mrs J.J. Goodwin of ‘Lynwood’ Chesham Road, Brighton. Listed on St. Marks (redundant) Church Memorial, Kemp Town. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR.3.

GOODWIN

James

Private 8217, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 17th Brigade, 6th Indian Division. Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force. Died of wounds suffered at Kut el Amara 22nd November 1915. Aged 27. Son of William & Louisa Goodwin of 30, Richmond Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Kut War Cemetery, Iraq. 1

GOODWIN

John

Private 6911, 10th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action at Thiepval 1st July 1916. Aged 30. Son of William & Louisa Goodwin of 30, Richmond Street, Brighton. Born in Croydon and enlisted in Belfast. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Both James & John Goodwin are commemorated on their parents grave in Brighton and Preston Cemetery. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

GOODWIN

William

Sergeant 840043, 240th Brigade (Sussex T.F.), Royal Field Artillery. Western Front. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 23rd July 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts. Next of kin resident in Brighton. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.2.

GORRINGE

Joseph Frederick

Private 14244, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 22nd March 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

GORRINGE

Thomas

Private 441871, 28th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). 6th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Died of sickness in Canada 4th December 1916. Aged 39. Son of Thomas & Sarah Winter Gorringe. Husband of Alice Margaret Gorringe of Ellis Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Born Brighton. Emigrated & enlisted in Canada. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Chapleau Protestant Cemetery, Canada.

GOSDEN

Ernest Charles

Rifleman R/14250, 7th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 14th Light Division Killed in action near Roclincourt 25th July 1916. Aged 25. Son of Eliza Gosden of 21, Canning Street, Brighton. Enlisted in Guildford Surrey. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Buried in Roclincourt Military Cemetery. F.184

GOULD

William

Lance Corporal 21177, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment 29th Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 23rd August 1918. Born in Aldershot and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. MR.32.

GOULDEN

John Robert

Private DM/2/097226, 960th Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died if dysentery in Egypt 9th December 1917. Aged 46. Son of John Robert & Emily Goulden of Leeds. Husband of Elizabeth Goulden, of 53, Vere Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.7.

GOWSELL

Leonard

Lieutenant, General list Officer attached to No. 4 Artillery Observation Squadron (Equipped with R.E.8’s). Western Front Units. Died of wounds in military hospital at St. Omer 20th April 1918. Aged 24. Son of Hedley & Jessie Gowsell of 11, Dover Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery F.134

GRACE

George Alfred

Corporal 59122, 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 34th New Army Division. Killed in action near Arras 20th March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Grace of 35, Preston Road, Brighton. Born in Battersea and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

GRACE

Thomas Frederick

Private 50670, 9th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. 11th Northern Division. Killed in action 31st August 1918. Formerly with The West Yorkshire Hussars. Born New Road, London. Enlisted in Newhaven. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin, Brighton Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR.16.

GRAIMES

Henry James

Private 10128, 2nd Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 9th August 1915. Born Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

GRAINGER

Percy George

Private 4298, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Home Reserve Battalion. Died at home on the 30th June 1916. Cause unknown. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

GRANGER

William James

Private TF/201216, 1/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment 54th (East Anglian) Division. Killed in action during an attack on Umbrella Hill near Gaza in Palestine 20th July 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine. 8.

GRANT

Archibald Alexander Neil

Lance Corporal 3100, 56th Battalion, Australian Infantry (attached to Machine Gun Corps). 14th Brigade. 5th Australian Division. Killed in action 28th September 1916. Aged 30. Son of Angus Cameron & Charlotte Grant of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Brighton connection unknown. Buried in ’Y’ Farm Cemetery, Bois Grenier F.276.

GRANT

Charles Thomas

Able Seaman PO/J/56509, H.M.S. ‘Raglan’, Royal Navy. Mediterranean Fleet. Lost when the Monitor was sunk in Imbros Harbour by the ‘Goeben’ and ‘Breslau’ 20th January 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr Thomas & Mrs Frances Grant, Domestic Machinery dealer of 11 St. James’s Street, Brighton. Employee of the Southern Publishing Company. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Mr.3.

GRAY

Douglas Rupert

Private 570928, Labour Corps. Home Units. Died of influenza at home 7th February 1919. Aged 27. Son of Mrs L. Gray of 27, Compton Road, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Brother of R.C. Gray. Listed on St. Bartholomews Parish Church memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

GRAY

Reginald Charles

Sergeant 01917, No. 16 Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died in Egypt 5th August 1915. Aged 28. Son of Mr. & Mrs. L. Gray of 27, Compton Road, Brighton. Born in Wimbledon, Surrey and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church Memorial. Brother of D.R. Gray. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Chatby War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt.6.

GRAYSMARK

Francis Leopold

Private G/17839, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Polygon Wood near Ypres 25th September 1917. Aged 21. Son of Thomas & Sarah Graysmark of 34, Over Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Liste don St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.MR.30

GREED

Walter

Sapper 536142, 221st Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers. 5th Army, Western Front Unit. Posted missing during the March Retreat 22nd March 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Greed of 23, Howard Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on Royal Engineers Memorial in St. Albans Parish Church and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

GREEN

Albert

Corporal L/6780, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded at Richebourg L’Avoue 9th May 1915, died 11th May 1915. Aged 30. Regular soldier Son of Harry & Mary Green of Brighton. Husband of Mrs A. Green, later remarried and living in Shepherds Bush. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in an orchard off the Rue De Bois but the grave was lost Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

GREEN

Bert

Private 32027, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment 5th Regular Division. Killed in action 2nd September 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Brighton next of kin Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR.16.

GREEN

Herbert Frank

Private PS/1640, 16th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment 33rd New Army Division. Killed in action at Arras. 18th April 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs F. Green of 57, Abbey Road, Brighton. Born Barcombe Mills and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated in St. Georges Parish Church, Kemp Town and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

GREEN

Henry Percival

Sergeant SD/876, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in at action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 24. Son of Henry & Louisa Green of 21, Trent Street, Alvaston Derbyshire. Born in Yorkshire and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery. F.924.

GREEN

J

No further information currently available, so far this man has not been identified. He is listed in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Nothing found in local newspapers. Possibility is L/Cpl. John Green of 2nd Royal Sussex who was killed in action at Richebourg and lived with his wife at Lancing. Commmeorated on Lancing War Memorial and in St. James the less Parish Church. Regular.

GREEN

Sydney Herbert

Gunner 155445, ‘C’ Battery, 251st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 27th October 1917. Husband of Edith Green of 66, Sandown Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born in Canterbury and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium. B.106.

GREEN

Walter John

Rifleman 41306, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 4th Regular Division. Killed in action during the final advance 23rd October 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of Kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR.16.

GREEN

William Maurice

Private G/40345, 21st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 40th New Army Division. Died of wounds 24th November 1917. Aged 28. Husband of Florence Alice Green of 11, St. Helens Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs William Green of The High Street, Ditchling. (Listed on Ditchling War Memorial). Born Ditchling and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Rocquigny-Equannncourt Road British Cemetery F.398.

GREENFIELD

Alexander

Gunner 147245, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home after the War 29th March 1920. Aged 36. Resident of 24, George Street, Brighton. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

GREENFIELD

Horace Daniel

Private 52537, 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 35th New Army Division. Killed in action 21st May 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr W.S. Greenfield and Mrs L. Taylor (formerly Greenfield) Of 103, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Martinsart British Cemetery F.232.

GREENFIELD

Reginald Walter

Private G/28187, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 30th September 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval F.383.

GREENFIELD

William

Bombardier 37671, 108th Battery, 23rd Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Died of wounds sustained in the Ypres Salient 2nd April 1916. Aged 26. Husband of Mrs J.E. Greenfield of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.11.

GREENWAY

William James

Private SD/5412, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Eastern Division. Wounded on the first day of the Arras offensive and died the following day in C.C.S. 10th May 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs W.J. Greenway of 2, Brewer Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun. F.113.

GREET

Harry Douglas

Gunner 139981, No. 13 Company, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born in Devonport 1884. Son of Joseph and Fanny Greet of Devonport. Died after discharge. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book or SDGW. No mention in local newspapers No local burial location found.

GREENYER

Nelson H D

Driver T4/088063, Heavy Transport, Army Service Corps. Died at home from causes unknown 13th October 1917. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

GREGORY

Arthur Montague

Private 73427, Labour Corps. Home based units. Died at home 11th July 1918. Aged 32. Husband of Rose Gregory of 63, Vere Road, Brighton. Son of Arthur & Jane Gregory. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with Royal West Surrey Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

GRIFFIN

Alfred Henry

Private G/40895, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment 37th New Army Division. Died in military hospital 4th May 1917. Aged 36. Husband of Alice Griffin of 54, Tillstone Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Son of Alfred George & Susanna Griffin of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Marks (redundant) Church Memorial Buried in Douai Communal Cemetery. F.1276.

GRIFFITH

Henry Hall

Captain, 63 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Home Training unit. Crashed his two-seater into the Medway during flying training near Rochester on 2nd November 1917. Aged 26. Son of Alderman Arthur Foster & Mrs Caroline Griffith of 59, Montpellier Road, Brighton. Brother of W.L. Griffith. Educated at Brighton College & Cambridge University (M.A. Cambs). Listed on Brighton College Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC Buried in St. Johns Churchyard, Newtimber

GRIFFITH

William Llewelyn

Midshipman, H.M.S. ‘Indefatigable’, Royal Navy. 2nd Battlecruiser Squadron. The Grand Fleet. Lost when the ship blew up after being hit by German Battlecruiser ‘Von Der Tann’ during the Battle of Jutland on the 31st of May 1916. Son of Alderman Arthur Foster & Mrs Caroline Griffith of 3, Evelyn Terrace, Brighton. Brother of Capt H.H. Griffith. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Midshipmen. Educated at Brighton College. Listed on Brighton College Memorial. Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial MR.2.

GRIFFITHS

Frederick Charles

Private G/2981, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Wounded in action during the Battle of Arras & died 12th April 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs C.R. Griffiths of 21, Exeter Street, Brighton. Born Preston Park and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Choques Military Cemetery F.98.

GRIFFITHS

Frederick Ernest

Sapper, Royal Engineers. Number and cause of death unknown. Died at home after discharge 20th April 1920. Aged 48. Next of kin resident, 4, Park View Terrace, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

GRIMWOOD

Arthur Edward

Private 41035, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 24th Division. Wounded near Grenay and died 12th July 1918. Aged 18. Son of Arthur James & Olive Grimwood of 33, Whichelo Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Formerly with The Bedfords. Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension. F.95.

GRINSTEAD

Charles

Private 27842, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Pozieres 6th August 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Grinstead of 144 Edward Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

GRINSTEAD

William Henry

Private TF/315530, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Wounded during the third battle of Gaza. Died on 8th November 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr J & Mrs Annie Grinstead of 29, New Steine, Brighton. Born in Dorking Surrey, and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Troopers. Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine. 1.

GRINSTEAD

George Herbert

Private 30150, 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 16th Irish Division. Killed in action at Langemark 16th August 1917. Aged 28. Son of Albert Henry & Caroline Grinstead of 25, Paul Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.MR.30.

GRINYER

Charles [Edmund]

Stoker 1st Class K/23703, H.M.S. ‘Hampshire’, Royal Navy. 7th Cruiser Squadron The Grand Fleet. Lost when the ship was mined off the Orkneys on the 5th June 1916. 650 men drowned, including Lord Kitchener. Son of Charles William & Eliza Emma Grinstead of 36, Picton Street, Brighton. Commemorated in St. Paters Memorial Book under Stokers, Royal Navy. Commemorated on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3.

GRINYER

James Willie

Lance Corporal 24771, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action near Courcelles 21st August 1918. Aged 26. Son of Henry & Eliza Grinyer of 25, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born & enlisted Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under LCpls. Buried in Douchy Les Ayette British Cemetery F.927.

GROVER

Alfred James

Private 474035, 1/12th Battalion, London Regiment (The Rangers.) 56th (1st London) Division. Killed in action on the Somme 7th October 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

GROVER

Henry

Private G/4945, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action near Hooge 23rd February 1916. Born in Laughton near Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. There is a Henry Grover recorded on the Parish Memorial at Ripe Near Laughton. There must be some reservations about the Brighton connections of this man. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

GROVER, Bronze Medal of Honour (France), Mentioned in despatches

James Leslie

Corporal 13995, 8th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. 26th Regular Division. Salonikan Expeditionary Force. Killed in action on the Doiran Front, Macedonia 18th September 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs James Christopher Grover of ‘Homelands’ Lauriston Road, Brighton. Born in Highbury and enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Doiran Memorial, Greece. MR.37.

GROVER

Victor Henry

Private 105115, 77th Field Ambulance. Royal Army Medical Corps. 25th New Army Division. Died in military hospital at Rouen 24th October 1918. Aged 31. Son of William Michell & Jane Grover of 26, Springfield Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F.146.

GROVER

Wallace Joseph

Private G/5270, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Wounded at The Battle of Loos and died 28th September 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Commemorated on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Mary’s A.D.S. Cemetery, Haisnes F.1723.

GROVER

William

Boy Telegraphist J/37487, H.M.S. ‘Defence’, Royal Navy. 1st Cruiser Squadron. One of 893 men lost when the Armoured Cruiser was sunk in action with the German Battleship ‘Friedrich Der Grosse’ during The Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 16. Son of Mr & Mrs H.E. Grover of 8, Scotland Street, Brighton. Born in Fishersgate. Commemorated on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Naval ranks unknown. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR.3.

GROVES

Richard Oliver

Gunner 158380, Royal Garrison Artillery. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Listed as wounded by the Sussex Daily News. Number and rank given But no other details. Not found in CWGC records or SDGW. Died after discharge. Place of burial and next of kin unknown. There is an R. Groves recorded on Brighton College Memorial

GROVES

S

No further information currently available. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. None of the many Groves S. with CWGC have links with Brighton. Nothing definite with SDGW.

GRUSELLE

Henri Ernest John

Second Lieutenant, 1/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 56th (1st London) Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Cambrai 30th November 1917. Born in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs E J Gruselle 215 Preston Drove Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. Next of kin and Brighton connection unknown. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR.17. Also listed on Golders Green War Memorial.

GUILDFORD

John [Otho]

Private G/19559, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near St. Julien near Ypres 2nd August 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs John Otho Guildford of 2, Jersey Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery, Belgium B.94.

GUMBRILL

Walter

Private L/8578, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Regular Division Killed in action on the Aisne near Troyon 4th October 1914. Regular Soldier. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin unknown. Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial MR.15.

GUNN

Charles

Private SD/3774, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the attack on Beaucourt Ridge on the River Ancre 3rd September 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mrs Abby Gunn of 67, Milner Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Newhaven. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Aire Communal Cemetery F.31

GUNN

Frederick James

Private G/11841, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 41st New Army Division Killed in action on the Somme near Flers 9th October 1916. Aged 33. Son of William & Mary Gunn of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers. F.744.

GUNN

William

Gunner 224833, ‘C’ Battery 256th Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Wounded near Aire sur la Lys during the German April offensive in Flanders. Died of his wounds 10th May 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mrs H. Allen of 52, Sun Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Born and enlisted in Brighton Buried in Aire Communal Cemetery. F.31.

GURNEY

William

Private SS/13135, 18th Labour Company, Army Service Corps. Gallipoli Expeditionary Force. Died at Sea 13th August 1915. Born in Kingston on Thames and enlisted in London. Next of kin, Kilburn. Brighton connection not clear. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown ranks. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR.4.

GUY

Jasper Thomas

Company Quartermaster Sergeant WR/126064, Royal Engineers. (Railway Operating Dept.) Western Front Died of disease at Doullens after the War 4th May 1919. Aged 28. Son of Thomas & Annie Guy of 32 Porthall Place, Brighton. Resident of West Tarring. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under CQMS and on St. Andrews Parish Church Memorial, West Tarring. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension F.63.

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