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BRIGHTON WAR MEMORIAL (1914-1921)
SURNAMES H

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

HAIGH

Walter

Lance Corporal G/5689, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Ginchy 9th September 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown but Brighton residents. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21.

HAINES

John

Lance Corporal 35038, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action near Arras 10th March 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs Francis Haines of Brighton. Husband of Alice Haines of 15, Coleman Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. F. 1182.

HALFORD

Wilfred Francis Victor

Sapper 24553, 5th Field Company. Royal Engineers. 2nd Division. Killed in action on the Aisne 3rd October 1914. Aged 21. Son of William Francis & Elizabeth Halford of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in Soupir Churchyard F. 1111.

HALL

Alfred George

Private 86051, 12th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. 20th Light Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 30th November 1917. Aged 28. Son of Fanny Elizabeth Hall, of 2, Elder Place, Brighton. Born Shoreham and enlisted in Luton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Honnechy British Cemetery F. 660

HALL

Alfred Herbert

Private 68931, 12th Company Machine Gun Corps. Egyptian Expeditionary Force Died as the result of an accident in Palestine 19th January 1919. Aged 27. Son of Clifford & Sarah Hall of 17, Hampden Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery. Palestine. 9.

HALL

Alonzo Pethick

Private 49460, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died in military hospital on 1st November 1917. Aged 24. Son of Rev. R. S. & Mrs Hall of ‘St. Elmo’ Risca Road, Newport, Monmouthshire. Born in Bodmin and enlisted in Yeovil. St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Proven, Belgium. B. 18.

HALL

Charles Frederick

Driver 45595, 31st Divisional Ammunition Column. Royal Field Artillery. Died at home after the War. 24th September 1920. Aged 32. Husband of Emily Hall of 43, Holland Street, Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HALL

Ernest

Private TF/200525, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Killed in action during the first battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Aged 19. Son of Arthur Ernest & Annie Hall of 46, London Road, Brighton. S. Bartholomew’s Parish Church Memorial. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial. MR. 34.

HALL

Harry

Private 41749, 1/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 42nd East Lancashire Division T.F. Killed in action 14th June 1918. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin. Brighton. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery F. 5.

HALL

James

Private 28152, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action on the Somme 19th November 1916. Aged 21. Son of James & Eliza Hall of 31, Eastern Road, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery F. 314.

HALL, MM

John Alfred

Lance Corporal 25061, 19th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. (Divisional Pioneers) 49th (West Riding) Division. Killed in Action during the German Flanders offensive 25th April 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Elizabeth Hall of 286, Nelson Street, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Born in Salford and enlisted in Manchester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Next of kin resident in Brighton. Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 21.

HALL

Samuel Herbert

Private 2602, Sussex Yeomanry. Gallipoli Expeditionary Force. Killed in action on Gallipoli 7th November 1915. Aged 32. Brother of Mrs A. Hall of 4, Wakefield Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Troopers. Buried in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli. G. 6.

HALLETT

Herbert

Private 4649, 20th Hussars. 5th Cavalry Brigade B.E.F. Killed in action during the first Battle of Ypres 26th October 1914. Born in Laceby, nr. Grimsby and enlisted in London. Next of kin residents of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

HAMBROOK

Albert George

Private 18942, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action during the German offensive 21st March 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Eliza Esther Hambrook of 58, Cowper Street, Hove. Son of Mrs Mary Jane Juden of 24, Russell Street, Brighton. Born Hove and enlisted in Brighton. St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HAMBROOK

W

No further information currently available, not positively identified. CWGC suggest the following as a possibility only. This casualty is listed below.

HAMBROOK, Horace Edward William - Lance Corporal 1551, 23rd Battalion, London Regiment. 47th London Division. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Westminster and enlisted Clapham Junction. Next of kin Clapham. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. No obvious Brighton Connection. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

HAMEL

Ernest

Gunner 901358, 58th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 5th October 1917. Aged 33. Husband of Florence Hamel of 9, Brooker Street, Hove. Listed on Hove War Memorial. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery. Westvleteren, Belgium. B. 16.

HAMILTON

Richard John

Private 62622, 1/6th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. 49th West Riding Division T.F. Died of wounds 15th September 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs H. J. Hamilton of 102, Southover Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Athies Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 451

HAMMOND

William

Private 1160, 3rd Australian Divisional Pioneers. Died at home of disease in Kitchener Hospital, Brighton, 29th December 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs William Hammond of Coleman Street, Brighton. Emigrated to Australia in 1911, where he left a widow and one child. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born in Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HARDING

Cyril Thomas

Private TF/225452, 2/1st Battalion, London Regiment. (The Royal Fusiliers) 58th (2/1st London) Division. Killed in action 14th September 1917. Aged 22. Husband of Elizabeth Harding of 2, Mantella Flats, Kemp Town. Son of William & Alice Harding. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Marks (redundant) Church, Kemp Town. Buried in The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

HARDING

Edward

Private L/8765, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May 1915. Born St. Martins, Brighton, and enlisted in Brighton Regular Soldier. Not included in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial. MR. 22.

HARDING

Thomas

Private L/10245, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Festubert 16th May 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Regular Soldier. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

HARDING

Victor Bertram

Private G/10635, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Wounded during the Somme offensive and died in military hospital Etaples on the 20th October 1916. Aged 19. Son of Elizabeth Harding of 40, Richmond Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. F. 40.

HARDWICK

James

Driver T/33261, No. 3 Company. 2nd Divisional Train. Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 17th November 1914. Aged 19. Son of James & Ellen Maria Hardwick of 8, Richmond Hill, Brighton. Born in Brighton. St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

HARDY

George Henry

Driver 140716, Royal Field Artilery. Died at home after the War 11th May 1919. Aged 33. Husband of Mrs M. Hardy of 263, Elm Grove, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers (Hardy E. H.) and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HARMAN

Frank

Leading Signalman 218132, H.M.S. ‘Bayano’, Royal Navy. Lost when the Armed Merchant Cruiser was torpedoed on the river Clyde 11th March 1915. Aged 28. Son of Frederick & Mary Jane Harman of 7, Dyke Road Drive, Preston Park, Brighton. Husband of Hilda Amy Harman. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Signallers, Royal Navy (F. Hardman) Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. MR. 3.

HARMAN

John

Private 38360, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. 27th Regular Division. Salonikan Expeditionary Force. Died in Salonika, Greece, 12th October 1918. Husband of Mrs J. Harman of 17, Park Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book (G. Harman). Buried in Kirechkoi Hortakoi Cemetery, Greece, 2.

HARMAN

Harry Mark

Lance Corporal G/3290, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 20. Son of George & Mary Jane Harman of 3, Blackman Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19.

HARMAN

William Frederick

Private 22551, 1st Garrison Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of disease on the Island of Mudros, Greece, 11th October 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Portianos Military Cemetery, Mudros, Greece. G. 10/17.

HARMER

C A

No further information currently available. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. On the CWGC the following casualty as a possibility only. He is listed below. No obvious Brighton connection.

HARMER, Cornelius Alfred John - Sergeant TF/3178, 1st/8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 56th London Division. Killed in action at Flers 16th September 1916. Aged 26. Son of Alfred & Ellen Harmer of Victoria Lodge, Barrack Road, Hounslow Middlesex. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No. 2. F. 1890/92

HARMSWORTH

Herbert

Private 96569, Royal Army Medical Corps. Egyptian Expeditionary Force attached to H.M. Hospital Ship ‘Valdivia’. Died of disease in Alexandria military hospital 27th January 1919. Aged 43. Son of John & Emma Harmsworth of 22, St. Helens Road, Brighton. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Cemetery, Egypt. 1.

HARPER

William George

Junior Res Attendant M/33582, H.M.S. ‘Victory’, Royal Navy. Portsmouth Division. Died of disease at home 16th September 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Winifred May Harper of Brighton. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

HARRINGTON

Alfred W

Private 10196, 3rd Dragoon Guards. (The Prince of Wales’s Own) Cavalry Division. Killed in action at Ypres 13th May 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Troopers. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. MR. 29.

HARRINGTON

Charles Thomas

Stoker 1st Class PO/K/22388, H. M. Submarine ‘D3’, Royal Navy. Lost when the ship was sunk by accident in the English Channel on the 15th March 1918. Son of Mrs. Harrington of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy, Stokers. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. MR. 3.

HARRIS

Clifford Augustus

Sapper 36987, 185th Tunnelling Company Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Somme Area. Died 23rd December 1915. Aged 22. Son of Henry & Helen Harris of 18, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Husband of Hazel Harris of High Wycombe, Berkshire, later of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

HARRIS

Charles Tutt

Private 65549, 14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 21st New Army Division Killed in action 11th June 1918. Aged 19. Son of Theodore & Ada Tutt Harris of 7, Upper Russell Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Dormans French National Cemetery. F. 1410. and also commemorated on Cambrai Memorial MR. 17.

HARRIS

George

Sergeant TASR/02000, No 1 Company Royal Army Service Corps. Aldershot Command Died at home 6th April 1916. Aged 42. Husband of Mrs M. J. Harris of 42, The Highway, Moulescomb, Brighton. Born in Camberwell. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

HARRIS

John Stringer

Captain, 1/4th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. 51st Highland Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 23rd March 1918. Aged 32. Son of William & Mary Alice Harris, of 57, Florence Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Captains. Commemorated on Arras Memorial. MR. 20.

HARRIS

Samuel

Rifleman S/16064, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 4th Regular Division. Severely wounded in November 1917 and died in military hospital at Chocques on the 22nd April 1918. Son of Israel & Matilda Harris of 43, Claremont Road, Forest Gate. Born Woodford and enlisted in Stratford Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Buried in Choques Military Cemetery. F. 98.

HARRIS

William Nathaniel

Driver 532507, 39th Signals Company. Royal Engineers. Western Front Units. Wounded at Messines and died 19th June 1917. Born in Brighton & enlisted in Eastbourne. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Listed on Royal Engineers Memorial St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road, Brighton. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 11.

HARRIS

William [Henry]

Able Seaman 187321, H.M.S. ‘Aboukir’, Royal Navy Reservist (RFR/CH/B/3468) Lost when the ship was torpedoed by U9 off the Dutch Coast 22nd September 1914. Together with ‘Cressy’ and ‘Hogue’. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy. No positive identification with Brighton. Next of kin, unknown. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial MR. 1.

HARRISON

George Lancelot Godwin

Second Lieutenant, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division attached from the 1/4th Battalion. Killed leading a working party in the Passchendaele sector of the Ypres Salient 7th November 1917. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Lancelot Harrison of Clarence Square, Brighton Later of Kent Villas, Boundry Road, Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts’s. Also commemorated on Scottish National Memorial, Edinburgh. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30.

HARRISON

Henry Edwin

Lance Corporal 1788, 1/7th Battalion, London Regiment. (City of London) 47th (2nd London) Division. Killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 22. Son of William Edwin & Kate Harrison of 31, Hollingbury Road, Brighton. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Sun Street, East London. Resident of Wood Street, East London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on Loos memorial MR. 19.

HART

[Keith] George

Lance Corporal S/40193, 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. 1st Regular Division. Wounded during the assault by the 1st Division on the Hindenburgh Line. Died of wounds the following day, 19th September 1918. Aged 22. Son of Harry & Clara Hart of 10, Shanklin Road, Brighton. Enlisted in London. St. Peters Memorial under L/Cpls. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Brie British Cemetery. F. 327.

HART

H

Private. No further information currently available. Listed in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Private Hart H. There are dozens of Hart H. with CWGC records & SDGW. None of these appear to have any connection with Brighton. Information urgently required. See addenda for Philip Hart. (RFA)

HART

Herbert David

Private CH/20703, ‘B’ Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action during the assault on the Hindenburgh Line September 30th 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Hart of 40, Centurion Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial. MR. 16.

HART

John Walter

Private GS/98, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May. 1915. Aged 42. Husband of Mrs. Annie Hart of 75, New England Street, Brighton. Special Reservist Born in Sandgate, Kent and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial MR. 22

HART

Stuart William

Lance Sergeant 651005, 1/22nd Battalion, London Regiment. (First Surrey Rifles) 47th (2nd London Division). Killed in action 23rd May 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Harry William Hart of 6, (Allingworth Street,?) Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Sgts. Born in Camberwell and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on Arras Memorial. MR. 20.

HARTWRIGHT

Harold Ivor Vincent

Rifleman, 1/9th Battalion, London Regiment. (Queen Victoria’s Rifles) 56th London Division. (If 2/9th then 58th Division.) Killed in action at Ypres 27th September 1917. Born in Guildford and enlisted in London. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele. Belgium B. 125.

HARVEY

Arthur Vincent

Sergeant TF/320388, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Wounded near Soissons and died 15th September 1918. Aged 42. Born in Reading and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 511.

HARVEY

Walter

Corporal SD/318, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) Wounded in the Ypres Salient and brought home where he died on 27th September 1917. Aged 25. Born St. Anne’s, Lewes and enlisted in Eastbourne. Son of Owen & Annie Harvey of 112 Western Road, Lewes. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Listed on St. Anne’s Parish Church and Lewes Memorials. Brighton connection not clear. Buried in St. Margaret of Antioch Parish Churchyard, Ditchling.

HARWOOD

William John

Sergeant 12220, 20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (3rd Public Schools) 7th Regular Division. Killed in action at Arras 24th April 1917. Aged 25. Son of John & Agnes Harwood of 6, Robertson Road, Preston Park Brighton. Born in Reigate and enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants and on St. Johns Parish Church Memorial, Preston Park. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20

HASLEN

George Stephen

Private 51247, 2/9th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. 57th West Lancashire Division. Killed in action in the attack on the Hindenburgh Line 30th September 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Meouvres Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 1496.

HASTINGS

William [Edward]

Lance Sergeant S/27281, 16th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 39th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 20th September 1917. Born in Bristol and enlisted in London. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Sergeants. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

HATCHETT

Ernest George

Private G/22810, 6th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 12th Eastern Division Killed in action near Monchy 1st August 1917. Aged 37. Son of Mr & Mrs E. Hatchett of 42, College Place, Kemp Town. Brother of M. T. Hatchett. Born in Bedfont, Middlesex and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book, and St. Anne’s (redundant) Church Memorial (St. Georges Parish Church, Kemp Town). Buried in Agney Military Cemetery. F. 420

HATCHETT

Matthew Thomas

Driver 5540/A, No. 8 Company. Australian Army Service Corps. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Wounded in Egypt and died in military hospital in Cairo on the 7th February 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs E. Hatchett of 42, College Place, Kemp Town. Brother of E. G. Hatchett. Born in Bedfont Middlesex and enlisted in Australia having emigrated there before the war. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers and St. Anne’s Church Memorial (St. Georges) Kemp Town. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. Egypt. 9.

HATTON

John [Alfred]

Private G/12080, 2nd Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 28th Regular Division. Salonikan Expeditionary Force. Died of Malaria 21st September 1918. Aged 26. Son of Charles Thomas & Laura Hatton of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Kirechkoi Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece. 2.

HAVILAND

James Harry

Sergeant 112176, 4th Special Brigade. Royal Engineers. Western Front. Died of wounds 29th June 1916. Aged 23. Son of Florence Sarah Mitchell of 46, St. Mary Magdalene Street, Brighton. Born in New Cross. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 12.

HAWKINS

Arthur [Victor]

Lance Corporal TF/203877, 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Reported missing during the German Spring offensive 24th April 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mrs H. Hawkins of 43, Michell Street, Brighton. Husband of Amy Hawkins of 112, Queens Road, Hastings. Enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

HAWKINS

Joseph

Driver 83626, Labour Corps. Home Command Died at home 22nd April 1918. Aged 31. Son of David & Ellen Hawkins of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with Royal Field Artillery. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

HAWKINS

William

Sergeant 12289, 15th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action at Thiepval 1st July 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Belfast Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

HAY

Percy Owen

Private 44807, 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 41st New Army Division. Wounded during the final advance in Flanders and died in Military hospital at Dunkirk 9th September 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mr Francis & Mrs Emily Hay, furniture dealers, of 16 Edward Street Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Croix Rouge Military Cemetery, Quaedypre. Dunkirk. F. 1358.

HAYES

Frederick William

Private 27798, 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Regiment. 2nd Brigade. New Zealand Division. Killed in action at Havrincourt Wood 5th September 1918. Aged 30. Son of George Frederick & Anne Eliza Hayes of 31, Marlborough Place, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bancourt British Cemetery F. 307

HAYLER

William James

Private 135033, Labour Corps Home Command. Died at home 17th March 1918. Aged 39. Husband of Una Hayler of 25, Queens Gardens, Brighton. Son of Elizabeth Hayler. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with Royal West Surrey Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HAYLER

William Middleton

Signaller J/5130, H.M. Submarine ‘E10’, Royal Navy. Lost when the ship failed to return from patrol in the North Sea on 21st January 1915. Aged 21. Son of Aaron & Mary Hayler of 5, Elder Place, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Signallers Royal Navy. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR. 3.

HAYLLAR

William Reginald

Private SD/5121, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 24. Born in Birmingham and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Residents of 40, Lansdown Road, Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19.

HAYNES

Frank Robert

Private 30613, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 8th May 1917. Aged 38. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Haynes of 25, Borough Street, Brighton Born in Woodstock, Oxfordshire and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HAYWARD

Arthur George

Private G/25940, 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action during a trench raid before the Third Battle of Ypres 26th July 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Formerly with Royal Fusiliers. Buried in Voormezele Enclosure No 3. Belgium B. 111.

HAYWARD

Ernest Charles

Sergeant TF/320289, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Gaza 6th November 1917. Born in Kemp Town and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants and on St. Georges Parish Church, Kemp Town. Next of kin, Kemp Town. Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery Palestine 1.

HAZELGROVE

Frederick John

Sapper 536248, 227th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 39th New Army Division Missing during the March German offensive 28th March 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers and on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

HAZELGROVE

William Thomas Victor

Private G/24005, 8th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26th October 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium MR. 30

HEAD

Harry George

Private 48758, 1/5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 46th North Midland Division T.F. Reported missing in action during the German offensive in Flanders, 17th April 1918. Aged 21. Son of Samuel & Louisa Head of 58, Islingword Street, Brighton. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Army Service Corps. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium MR. 32.

HEASMAN

Albert

Private 33, 19th Hussars (Queen Alexandra’s Own) attached to 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds 8th March 1915. Born St. Johns, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin resident in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery F. 921.

HEASMAN

Harry Reginald

Rifleman 302191, 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment. (1st London Rifle Brigade) 56th (1st London) Division. Killed in action 9th October 1916. Aged 19. Son of William & Alice Heasman of 11, Aberdeen Road, Brighton Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Ptes and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

HEASMAN

William [George]

Private G/14048, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during an attack on Senlis Mill near Bouzincourt 5th April 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

HEATH

George Stephen

Rifleman 0/90, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 37th New Army Division. Reported missing during the closing stages of the German Spring offensive on the 8th May 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of John Stephen & Mary Anne Heath of 144, Havelock Road, Brighton. John Heath was a Warrant Officer in the Brighton Police. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

HEATHCOTE

Walter Dean

Private 42147, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Senlis Mill, Bouzincourt, 5th April 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Essex Yeomanry. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery. F. 516.

HEATHER

Arthur

Private G/19692, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat, 21st March 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Heather of Crawley. (Crawley War Memorial). Born in Crawley and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

HEELEY

Herbert Francis

Private 4953, 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. (Infantry) 7th Regular Division. Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel 6th December 1916. Aged 32. Son of John Deakin & Mary Maria Heeley of 42, Norfolk Road, Brighton. Enlisted Armoury House, The Tower of London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel. F. 339.

HEISE, MM

Albert William

Sergeant G/3186, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Flanders offensive. 27th April 1918. Aged 25. Husband of Mrs Grace Heise of 18, Bentham Road, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Frederick Heise of 44, Whichelo Place, Brighton. Born Kemp Town and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30.

HEMENS

William

Corporal 532058, 490th Field Company (Home Counties) Royal Engineers. 8th Regular Division. Wounded near Messines and died in C.C.S. 8th July 1917. Aged 33. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Edward & Eliza Hemens of 50, Islingword Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Listed on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Buried in Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery, Belgium. B. 34.

HEMSLEY

Charles

Private G/7667, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Delville Wood 31st August 1916. Aged 19. Son of Robert & Ellen Hemsley of 34, Carlton Row, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemoraterd on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

HEMSLEY

Robert [G]

Private G/7693, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Wounded during the German Spring offensive and died in military hospital at Valenciennes 28th April 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown but resident in Brighton. Possibly related to Charles Hemsley? Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Valenciennes Communal Cemetery F. 1142.

HENLEY

Charles Alfred

Private 11751, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action at Givenchy 6th February 1915. Aged 24. Son of Francis Thomas & Mary Jane Henley of Brighton. Born Balcombe and enlisted in Brighton. Brother of W. T. Henley. Listed on St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church Mmeorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

HENLEY

Wilfred Thomas

Private 126846, 4th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps Western Front Units. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 28th March 1918. Son of Francis Thomas & Mary Jane Henley of Brighton. Born Balcombe and enlisted in Brighton. Brother of C. A. Henley. Listed on St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Arras Memorial. MR. 20.

HERBERT

Albert William

Private G/5266, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the German spring offensive in Flanders 18th April 1918. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Woburn Abbey Cemetery, Cuinchy. F. 721.

HERBERT

Ernest Stanley

Private G/96940, 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Reported missing during the German offensive near Soissons on 27th May 1918. Aged 18. Born in Hove. Son of William & Sarah Herbert of 107, Compton Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Johns Parish Church, Preston Park, Brighton. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial. MR. 18.

HERRING

Homer Reginald

Captain, 1/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 50th Northumbrian Division Killed in action during the Arras offensive 23rd April 1917. Aged 20. Son of Homer & Grace Mary Herring of 3, New Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Captains. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20

HERRIOTT

Alfred Albert

Gunner 86227, 145th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 25th September 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners and on St. Lukes Parish Church Buried in Bertincourt Chateau British Cemetery. F. 758.

HERRIOTT

Frederick E

Aircraftsman 1st Class 5245, No. 20 Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force. Western Front Unit Flying Bristol Fighters. Died in Charleroi after the war 23rd February 1919. Son of Mrs Herriott of 39, Providence Place, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls and on St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery, Belgium. B. 330

HEUN

Victor Louis

Able Seaman J/22754, H.M.S. ‘Southampton’, Royal Navy. 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron Grand Fleet. Killed in action at Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs H. S. Huen of 20, Station Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3.

HEWITT

Arthur

Private 382009, 32nd Company Labour Corps. Western Front Unit. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 17th November 1917. Aged 25. Son of Elizabeth Hewitt of 25, New Steine, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bristol. Listed on St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium B. 96.

HICKMAN

Albert Daniel

Gunner 64623, 110th Battery. 24th Brigade. Royal Field Artillery Killed in action in Belgium 7th August 1915. Aged 26. Son of William John & Emma Hickman of 49, Brading Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Brother of W. H. Hickman. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Pte’s. Buried in Hop Store Cemetery, Vlamertinghe. Belgium B. 2.

HICKMAN

William Henry

Private 25431, 12th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 26th Regular Division. Salonikan Expeditionary Force. Died of wounds in Macedonia. 12th November 1917. Aged 33. Son of William John & Emma Hickman of 49, Brading Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Husband of Alice Victoria Hickman of 28, Viaduct Road, Brighton. Brother of A. D. Hickman. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in Skoplje British Cemetery, Macedonia

HICKS

J

No further information currently available. Listed under unknown ranks in St. Peters Memorial Book. No positive identification. There is a Hicks W. in the Addenda so the Christian Name could have been mistaken. There is J. T. W. Hicks who Was with the 1/5th Royal Sussex, but he has next of kin in Rye.

HIGGINS

F

No further information currently available, not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. No other details. Not identified in local papers or Memorials One possible listed below but more information required before confirmation. HIGGINS, F - Private 675969 18th Canadian Infantry (West Ontario Regiment) 4th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action 17th September 1918. No details of next of kin. Buried in Dominion Cemetery. F. 687.

HIGGINS

John Alfred

Sapper 140260, 61st Field Company, Royal Engineers. 14th Light Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 9th April 1917. Aged 32. Son of John & Mary Anne Higgins of Plumpton. Husband of Emma Higgins of Brighton. Born Horsham and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains, Arras. F. 418

HIGGS

Joseph

Private 4085, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action in Belgium. 25th September 1915. Aged 24. Son of Alfred Edward & Louisa Higgs of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Ploegsteert MemorialmBelgium. MR. 32.

HIGHTON

Harold Victor

Second Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 25th March 1918. Aged 25. Squadron unknown. Son of Dr. & Mrs E. J. Highton of Saville House, Grand Parade, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HILL

Arthur

Private GS/306, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Bazentin le Petit 16th August 1916. Special Reservist Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21.

HILL

Ernest Edward

Able Seaman J/55887, H.M.S. ‘Opal’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas. Lost when the destroyer was wrecked in company with her sister ship H.M.S. ‘Narborough’ in a storm off the Orkneys 12th January 1918. Aged 23. Only one survivor. Son of Ernest Edward & Caroline Hill of 18, Spring Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen R. N. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3.

HILL

George James

Sergeant 14767, 114th Battery, 25th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Wounded during the Somme offensive. Died 27th December 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension F. 177.

HILL

John

Private G/9635, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Died in military hospital at Etaples 1st February 1917. Born in Northchapel and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F. 40.

HILL

Robert William

Private 5379, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action 17th February 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt. F. 314.

HILL

Thomas Maurice

Private G/15780, Battalion, unknown, Royal West Kent Regiment. Died at home after the war 22nd March 1919. Next of kin 30, Claremont Row, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

HILL

William Cornelius

Private L/7338, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue, 9th May 1915. Aged 31. Son of William & Louisa Hill of 37, Elder Street, New England Road, Brighton. Employed as a painter by Brighton Railway Works. Local Footballer. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial. MR. 22.

HILLIER

F

No further information currently available. There are 12 F. Hilliers included in CWGC Records. None have any obvious Brighton connection. Not included in the St. Peters Memorial Book. Not mentioned in local newspapers. See East Grinstead (F. Hiller B. E. Grin. en. Brighton) 1st R. W. Kents)

HILLMAN

Charles

Private M1/06701, Number 2 Auxilliary Bus Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Western Front Units. Died of wounds 26th April 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Hillman of 30, York Hill, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London St. Peters Memorial Book. Listed on St. Bartholomew’s and St. Martins Parish Church Memorials. Buried in Aire Communal Cemetery F. 31.

HILLS

Frederick

Private 80939, 90th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Western Front Units. Killed in action 1st April 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Savy British Cemetery. F. 672

HILLS

Frederick Chater

Private G/17998, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd, South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Thiepval 21st October 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

HILTON

George

Private S/528, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9th May 1915. Aged 25. Husband of Mrs Anne Hilton of 48, Lynton Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Special reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church. Buried in Royal Irish Rifles Cemetery, Laventie. F. 706.

HINES

Frederick Charles

Private 22264, 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 5th Regular Division Killed in action near Arras 8th May 1917. Aged 40. Husband of Catherine Sarah Hines of 7, Campbell Road, Brighton Son of Mr & Mrs Richard Hines. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Arras Memorial Mr. 20.

HINTON

Frank Edwin

Private G/3643, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action near Ypres 29th October 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs Joseph Hinton of 73, Bonchurch Road, Brighton. Born in Bournemouth and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Elzenwalle Brassiere, Vormezeele, Belgium B105.

HIRST

Ernest Rueben

Private DM/164484, 688th Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Salonikan Front Units. Died of disease in Macedonia. 30th October 1918. Aged 31. Husband of Mrs E. R. Hirst of 4, Howard Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Rueben Hirst. Born in Stepney and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Skoplje British Cemetery, Macedonia.

HOAD

Frederick George Heather

Bombardier 374157, 122nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (Sussex T. F.) Killed in action 25th October 1917. Aged 21. Son of Richard & Amy Elizabeth Hoad of 38, Blackman Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Zuydcoote Military Cemetery F. 1361

HOARE

Frederick George

Sergeant G/13762, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Arras 3rd May 1917. Aged 26. Husband of Gertrude Alice Hoare of 63, Elder Street, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Joseph John Hoare of Brighton. Enlisted in Ashford, Kent. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HOATHER

George Ernest Edsham

Rank and unit unknown. Died after the war 11th October 1921. Aged 32. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

HOBDEN

Arthur Alfred Thomas

Private G/17955, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action 24th December 1916. Aged 21. Son of Arthur & Martha Hobden of 119, Bonchurch Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium B. 73.

HOBDEN

George

Private 27443, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 7th Octber 1916. Born in Lindfield. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Preston Park. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

HODGINS

Francis Edward

Private G/9255, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during a German attack on Railway Wood in the Ypres Salient 13th February 1917. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin resident in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 4

HOILE

Thomas Stokes

Private 500173, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at home after the war on the 10th June 1920. Aged 43. Husband of Emily Hoile of 38, Marlborough Street, Western Road Brighton. Son of Thomas & Sarah Hoile of Lewes. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HOKINGS

William Henry

Private S/2008, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9th May 1915. Special reservist. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial. MR. 22

HOLDEN

Frederick [John]

Gunner 374414, 122nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (Sussex T.F.). Reported missing during the German Spring offensive 28th March 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

HOLDEN

George

Gunner 28662, 5th Mountain Battery. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in military hospital in Salonika, Greece. 20th November 1918. Aged 34. Son of John & Anne Holden of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Salonika, Greece. G. 9.

HOLDEN

John Edward

Rifleman 2420, 1/8th Battalion, London Regiment. (The Post Office Rifles) 47th (2nd London Division) T.F. Killed in action 20th May 1916. Aged 31. Son of John Francis & Sarah Anne Holden of 4, John Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs Kate Hettie Holden (later remarried of 23 North Road) Was a postman for 17 years before the war. Enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HOLDEN

William

Sergeant 23282, Worcestershire Regiment. Reported wounded in the Sussex Daily News of May 1916. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Possibly died after discharge. No record of local burial. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants (W. Holden.)

HOLKHAM

Charles

Private G/18609, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Died in France, cause unknown, 5th February 1917. Aged 34. Son of Charles & Ellen Holkham of Brighton. Husband of Frances Mary Holkham of 48 Bisson Road, Stratford, East London. Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery F. 1142.

HOLLAND

Albert Edward

Corporal TF/2259, 1/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Reserve Battalion. Died at home 16th February 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs William Thomas Holland of 2, Whichelo Place, Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

HOLLAND

Edward Matthew

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. 33rd New Army Division Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel on the 6th November 1916. Aged 22. Son of Edward Ernest & Margaret Susanna Holland of 44, Preston Park Avenue, Brighton. Listed on St. Johns Parish Church, Preston Park and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

HOLLAND

Henry

Private G/753, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed by a sniper during the Battalion’s first tour of duty in the trenches between Le Touquet and Lys Farm 30th June 1915. Grave lost. Born in Cransley, Northamptonshire, and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. MR. 32.

HOLLEBON

William

Sergeant G/3017, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Died of wounds 5th June 1918. Aged 27. Born in Milwaukee, U.S.A. enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Pernes British Cemetery F. 10.

HOLLINGDALE

George [Frederick]

Lance Corporal 55520, 197th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action near Arras. 30th April 1917. Aged 35. Husband of Anne Hollingdale of 10, Wordsworth Street, Hove. Son of Thomas & Anne Hollingdale of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Also listed on Hove War Memorial. (Hove Library). Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HOLLINGDALE

Herbert Leslie

Private G/8410, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action on the Somme at Ovillers 7th July 1916. Aged 19. Son of Herbert & Mary Hollingdale of 89, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

HOLLINGHAM

Cecil Percy

Lance Corporal 4376, 1/16th Battalion, London Regiment. (Queen’s Westminsters) 56th (1st London) Division attached to 169th Brigade Trench Mortar Batteries. Killed in action on the Somme 10th September 1916. Aged 20. Son of John & Kate Hollingham of 38, Grand Parade, Brighton. Later of ‘Nepcote’ Church Lane, Southwick. Enlisted in Westminster. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

HOLLMAN

Thomas

Private GS/146, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Wounded in the trenches near Loos and died 18th March 1916. Born St. Peters, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Special reservist. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F. 80.

HOLLOWAY

Arthur

Private G/7649, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during a German Counter attack on Delville Wood 31st August 1916. Aged 18. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs G. H. Holloway of 71, Toronto Terrace, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

HOLLOWAY

Charles William

Private 19050, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Wounded at Cambrai. Died on the 1st December 1917. Aged 28. Son of Frederick & Rose Holloway of 6, Devonshire Terrace, Brighton. Husband of Ethel Rose Holloway of 65 Ewart Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Brother of F.L. Holloway. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt F. 398.

HOLLOWAY

Frederick Lewis

Private G/20997, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Monchy 11th July 1917. Aged 29. Son of Frederick & Rose Holloway of 6, Devonshire Terrace, Brighton. Brother of C.W. Holloway. Husband of Agnes Holloway, who remarried and was later a resident of 11, White Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Arras Memorial. MR. 20.

HOLMAN

Bernard Frederick Gideon

Private G/52513, Aged 22 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action during the Final Advance. 8th October 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Holman of 12, Grantham Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Masniers British Cemetery. F. 912.

HOLMAN

Frank George

Private 3508, 53rd Battalion, Australian Infantry. 14th Brigade (New South Wales) 5th Australian Division. Killed in action 30th July 1918. Aged 29. Son of Charles & Elizabeth Holman of Brighton Husband of Beatrice Holman of 11, Cromwell Street, Croydon, New South Wales Australia. Born in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Villers Bretonneux Memorial. MR. 26.

HOLMAN

Rupert Ernest

Private G/4363, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9th May 1915. Aged 31. Husband of Bessie Holman of 118, Sussex Street, Brighton. Son of John & Charlotte Holman of 70. Albion Hill, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Served in the South African War. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

HOLMES

William

Private 36624, London Regiment. Listed among the wounded in Sussex Daily News. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Died after discharge? No trace of local burial.

HOLT

Arthur Horace

Boy 1st Class J/21391, Royal Navy. H.M.S. ‘Bulwark’ Channel Fleet. Lost when the Battleship blew up at Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 17. Son of Walter William & Mary Anne Holt of 30 West Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy, Boys 1st Class. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, MR. 3.

HOMEWOOD

George

Sapper 2841, 490th Field Company, Royal Engineers (1st Home Counties) attached to 8th Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 28th October 1916. Aged 22. Next of kin 38, Elder Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book and Royal Engineers Memorial in St. Albans Parish Church, Combe Road. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21. (Surname spelt wrongly on Memorial. Homeward G.)

HOOK

Albert E

Private 306764, 1/7th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Aden Defence Force. Killed in action defending Aden against the Turks 21st November 1918. Only A. E. Hook with CWGC. Brighton connection not established. This is a possible identification only. Not recorded in SDGW. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. (Hook A. E.) Buried in Maala Cemetery, Yemen. (Aden)

HOOK

Thomas George

Private G/6277, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action in the closing stages of the Somme offensive 28th November 1916. Aged 38. Born in Hethe, Oxfordshire and enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Emily Hook of 88, Mill Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Warlencourt British Cemetery. F. 385.

HOPE

Albert Edward

Private 13798, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action at Arras 3rd May 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs George Hope of 8, Gloucester Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HOPE

David James

Private 55389, 24th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 7th Regular Division. Died in Italy 19th January 1918. Aged 39. Son of Amos & Ruth Hope of 9, Kemp Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with Royal Engineers. Buried in Giavera British Cemetery, Italy. 7.

HOPE

Frederick

Private, South African Infantry (Witwatersrand Rifles). Number unknown. Died of enteric fever in Johannesburg, South Africa 2nd April 1919. Only son of Mrs Hope of Elm Grove, Brighton. Well known pre-war local chorister. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Johnannesburg, South Africa. No record with CWGC.

HOPE

George Edgar

Private 571478, 1/17th Battalion, London Regiment. (Poplar & Stepney Rifles) 47th (2nd London) Division. Killed in action at Messines 7th July 1917. Aged 21. Formerly with the 4th Royal Fusiliers. Son of Mr & Mrs Hope of Rotherfield (Rotherfield Parish W. M.) Enlisted in Bow. Brother of J. E. Hope. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

HOPE

George Victor

Private G/16575, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division Wounded during the March retreat and died 1st April 1918. Born & enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Roye New British Cemetery F. 987

HOPE

John Ernest

Private G/16510, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division Killed in action near Grenay 17th June 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Hope of Rotherfield (Rotherfield W.M.). Possibly Brother of G. E. Hope. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Apart from St. Peters entry the Brighton connections of G.E. & J.E. Hope, are unclear. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HOPKINS

George Thomas Alfred

[Listed as A G T HOPKINS on memorial] Bombardier 374064, 122nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (Sussex T. F.) Killed in action during the March retreat 26th March 1918. Aged 24. Brother of Miss E. Hopkins of 3, Sussex Terrace, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Villers Bretonneux F. 424.

HOPKINS

Felix James

Private G/6864, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division Wounded at Delville Wood and died on the 31st August 1916. Aged 26. Husband of Constance Annie Hopkins of 3, Buller Road, Brighton. Son of Felix James & Harriett Hopkins of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 177.

HOPKINS

Percy

Corporal TF/320405, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Epehy 2nd September 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Hopkins of 52 Frederick Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial MR. 16.

HOPWOOD

Leslie

Able Seaman Sussex/2/260, H.M.S. ’Queen Elizabeth’, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Grand Fleet. 5th Battle Squadron. Died of jaundice at home on the 9th February 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Hopwood of 31, Preston Road, Brighton. Employee of Southern Publishing Company. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen, Royal Navy. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HORN

Albert

Private 45609, 38th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Western Front Units. Killed in action at Cambrai 20th November 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Villers Hill British Cemetery. F. 407.

HOWARD

Ernest

Bombardier 67387, 17th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action during the final advance 4th November 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Oldham, Lancashire. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Poix du Nord Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 737

HOWARD

James Walter

Private G/21018, 2/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Home reserve Battalion. Died at home of disease 24th August 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

HOWDEN

Edward H

Private 73257, 11th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. (The Sherwood Foresters) 23rd New Army Division. Killed in action on the Somme 1st October 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mrs Flora Howden of Brighton, later of Northampton. Born in Slough, Middlesex and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with Middlesex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

HOWE

William Frederick

Corporal G/34234, 17th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 2nd Regular Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 3rd June 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Emily Charlotte Howe of 36, Jubilee Street, North Road, Brighton. Son of William & Matilda Howe. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery. Germany 3.

HOWELL

E

No further information currently available. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. CWGC & SDGW hold many Howell E’s, none appear to have Brighton connections. A remote possibility is listed below.

HOWELL

Emma

Forewoman 11077, Aged 34 Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps. Home units. Died at home of influenza 30th October 1918. Born in Manchester and enlisted at Maresfield Park, Uckfield, Sussex. Daughter of Richard & Mary Howell of Church Square, Harrogate, Yorkshire. Buried in Uckfield Cemetery. (Ringles Cross) .

HOWELL

Frank Harold

Private M2/226326, 621st Motor Transport Company. Royal Army Service Corps. Died in Cardiff Military Hospital 25th February 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mrs. A. Howell of 55, Church Street, Brighton. Enlisted in Hove. Listed in t. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HOWELL

George

Private 16902, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 6th June 1916. Aged 18. Son of Charles & Lucy Howell of 20, Essex Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hyde? Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 28.

HOWELL

Herbert Leon

Sapper 532183, 490th Field Company Royal Engineers (1st Home Counties) Attached to the 8th Regular Division. Killed in action near Soissons 27th May 1918. Aged 24. Only son of John & Annie Howell of 16, Howard Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Listed on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial. MR. 18.

HOWES

Albert

Private G/3048, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Wounded at Loos and died in military hospital 7th October 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery. F. 1142

HOWES

George

Private 11328, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. 17th Northern Division. Killed in action 2nd January 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. F. 374.

HOWES

Harry James

Lance Corporal L/1069, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 4th Regular Division Killed in action on the Marne 8th September 1914. Aged 29. Son of Mrs. Howes of 78, Havelock Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Regular Soldier. Born, Preston Park and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial. MR. 15.

HUCKIN

Arthur

Private 12/3052, 1st Battalion, Auckland Regiment. 1st Brigade. New Zealand Division. Killed in action near Mametz Wood 30th September 1916. Aged 17. Youngest son of William & Christine Huckin of 6, Victoria Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley New Zealand Memorial MR. 11.

HUCKIN

[Arthur] George May

Private M2/105652, Mechanical Transport, Royal Army Service Corps. Western Front Units. Died in base hospital at Le Havre On the 13th October 1918. Aged 26. Son of Edward & Ellen Huckin of Wimbledon, Surrey. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Uckfield. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Ranks unknown. Buried in Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre. F. 85.

HUDSON

Frederick Dereck

Lieutenant, Number 43 Fighter Squadron. Royal Air Force. Shot down over the Western Front flying a Sopwith Camel. Taken prisoner and died of blood poisoning in captivity in Paderborn, Westphalia, Germany on the 6th of April, 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs George Hudson of 39, Park Crescent, Brighton. Husband of Mrs F. D. Hudson of Australia. Came home to enlist. Left his wife with one child in the Dominion. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Air Force Lieutenants. Buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Cassel, Germany. G. 3.

HUDSON

Leonard George

Gunner 23480, 2nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, Western Front Units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient, 16th October 1917. Aged 36. Husband of Rhoda Hudson of 21, Sandgate Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Son of Charles & Susan Hudson of Portsmouth. Born in Portsmouth and enlisted in Dover. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium. B. 106.

HUDSON

Victor

Private M2/156653, Motor Transport, Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home. 23rd May 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HUGGETT

George

Private 65422, Aged 24 103rd Field Ambulance. Royal Army Medical Corps. Wounded on the Somme and died on the 1st August 1916. Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Mary Huggett of 8, St. Leonards Road, Horsham. (Horsham W. M.) Born in Brighton and enlisted in Horsham Brighton resident St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 430.

HUGHES

Alfred Arthur

Private 65624, 2nd Infantry Labour Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds sustained in the Ypres Salient 20th November 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 11.

HUGHES

Albert Victor

Rifleman 2424, 1/8th Battalion, London Regiment. (The Post Office Rifles) 47th (2nd London) Division. Killed in action at High Wood 15th September 1916. Aged 31. Son of Henry & Mary Hughes of 5 Islingword Place, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen and on St. Lukes Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

HUGHES

Frank Dawson

Private 35308, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. 4th Regular Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 10th May 1917. Born in Leyton, Essex and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Suffolk Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates (Hughes F. D.). Commemorated on Arras Memorial. MR. 20.

HUGHES, (DCM

William Charles

Sergeant G/3058, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Guillemont 18th August 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Hughes of 10, Upper Russell Street, Brighton. Born St. Pauls, Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

HUGHES

Walter Ernest

Leading Seaman 198220, H.M.S. ‘Viknor’, Royal Navy. Lost when the armed merchant cruiser was lost off the coast of Ireland on the 13th January 1915. Aged 33. Husband of Mrs A. G. Hughes of 66, Islingword Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen, Royal Navy and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3.

HULME

Dennis

Private G/40269, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Ypres 10th August 1917. Born Kensington and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly Royal Sussex. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

HUMBERSTONE

Edwin Owen Bray

Private 16363, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 3rd May 1917. Born in Boston Lincolnshire and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Feauchy Chapel British Cemetery F. 531.

HUMM

Frederick Henry

Corporal 370892, 2/8th Battalion, London Regiment. (The Post Office Rifles) 58th (2/1st London) Division. Killed in action at Wurst Farm Ridge, near St. Julian in the Ypres Salient on the 20th September 1917. Born Walthamstow. Next of kin Walthamstow, E. London. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. SDGW. (Hummin F.H.) Brighton connection unknown. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

HUMPHREY

Edward Richard

Private TF/201610, 3/4th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 21st New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 4th October 1917. Aged 25. Son of Walter & Amelia Humphrey of 20, John Street, Brighton. Enlisted in Croydon. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

HUMPHREY

Harry

Gunner 69635, ‘D’ Battery, 110th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 5th April 1918. Aged 30. Son of Richard & Emma Humphrey of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery F. 5.

HUMPHREY

John

Private TF/330717, 15th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. (The Sherwood Foresters) 23rd New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient. 23rd October 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium. B. 165.

HUMPHREY

John

Guardsman 26456, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action 26th November 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

HUMPHREY

William

Private G/14164, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 23rd November 1917. Son of Mrs Humphrey of 51, Albion Street, Brighton. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30.

HUMPHREYS

Edward William

Leading Seaman Sussex/21/202, S.S. ‘Lynburn’, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Lost when the ship was mined in the Irish Sea 29th August 1917. Aged 22. Son of Thomas Pocock & Emma Humphreys of Brighton. Husband of Lizzie Hilda Wilderspin Humphreys of 71, Shaftesbury Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea MR. 3.

HUMPHREYS

Harry

Private 22779, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st South Midland Division T.F. Died of wounds during the March Retreat 23rd March 1918. Grave lost. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

HUNT

Bernard Leigh

Private 830107, 52nd Battalion, Canadian Regiment. (North Ontario) 9th Brigade 3rd Canadian Division. Died in the United Kingdom 16th August 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mrs Kate Agnes Hunt of 59, Florence Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

HUNT

Benjamin Owen

Second Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellingtons Regiment. 17th Northern Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died on the 23rd May 1917. Aged 22. Son of Benjamin & Gertrude Hunt of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 11.

HUNT

Frank Ernest

Private 2057, Sussex Yeomanry. Dismounted Cavalry Units, Gallipoli. Killed in action on the Gallipoli Peninsular 17th December 1915. Aged 23. Son of Simeon & Charlotte Hunt of 5, Lancaster Drive, Brighton. Student of London University Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial under Troopers. Buried in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey G. 6.

HUNT

Frederick George

Private S/16068, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. 4th Regular Division. Killed in action near Festubert 11th April 1917. Aged 38. Son of Mr & Mrs S. Hunt of Brighton. Husband of Mrs M. Hunt, later of 13, East Street, Littlehampton. Kept a shop in Sydney Street Brighton. Born in Graffham and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Browns Copse Cemetery. F. 604.

HUNT

Leonard Walter

Lieutenant, Tramway Company, Canadian Engineers. Western Front Unit. Died of influenza 7th November 1918. Aged 28. Son of Arthur & Constance Hunt of 3, St. Lukes Road, Brighton. Brother of R. W. Hunt. St. Liste don Lukes Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Auberchicourt British Cemetery, F. 1196.

HUNT, MM

Russell William

Sergeant 689, 8th Canadian Battalion. (The 90th Rifles) 2nd Brigade. 1st Canadian Division. Killed in action 26th September 1916. Aged 30. Son of Arthur & Constance Hunt of 3, St. Lukes Road, Brighton. Brother of L. W. Hunt. Listed on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Church Memorial Book. Commemorated on Vimy Memorial MR. 23

HUNT

William

Private 77347, 15th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 21st New Army Division Killed in action 10th September 1918. Aged 21. Son of William & Amelia Hunt of 59, Hereford Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial MR. 16.

HUNT

William Julian

Second Lieutenant, 112th Company Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action on the Somme 11th July 1916. Aged 24. Only son of William & Mercy Hunt of Brighton, later of Bristol Superintendant of Prudential Insurance Company. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

HURRELL

Ernest Arthur

Lance Corporal G/6689, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Reported missing during the March retreat 22nd March 1918. Aged 22. Son of Frederick & Catherine Hurrell of 9, Islingword Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

HUSSEY

Christopher

Gunner 63700, 57th Battery. Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action 13th June 1915. Aged 23. Son of Christopher Wesley & Hannah Hussey of 96, Bridge Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex. Born in Uxbridge and enlisted in Hounslow. Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners (Hussey C.) Buried in Authuile Military Cemetery F. 702.

HUSSEY

Henry George

Lance Corporal G/9011, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded on the Somme and died in military hospital Etaples, 29th August 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs George Frederick Hussey of 4, George Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F. 40.

HYDE

George Douglas

Wireless Operator, S.S. `Tatarrax’, Merchant Navy. Drowned as the result of a fire. 10th August 1918. Aged 21. Son of William Robert & Henrietta Hyde of 15, Gloucester Place Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Wireless Op. Commemorated on Tower Hill Memorial, London. MR. 39.

HYDE

Victor Cecil Edward

Private 78978, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (1st Sportsmans) 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Amiens 24th August 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mrs Humphrey of 23, Castle Street, Brighton. Employee of Hotel Metropole. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Marks (Redundant) Church Memorial, Kemp Town. Buried in Douchy Les Ayette British Cemetery. F. 927.

HYLAND

George

Private G/19961, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 25th November 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Name also appears on the Rolvenden Parish Church Memorial in Kent. Buried in Villers Hill British Cemetery F. 407.

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