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

JACKSON

Harry

Driver 155687, ‘C’ Battery, 251st Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Died on the 29th March 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Cerissy Gailly Military Cemetery F. 699.

JACKSON

John Ellis

Private SD/5359, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Ypres 23rd November 1917. Aged 25. Eldest son of Milton John & Ellen Mary Jackson of 18, Winchester Street, Clyde Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30

JACKSON

Robert Harold

Lance Corporal TF/265312, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Indian Army. Died of disease in India 9th October 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hailsham. Next of kin Hailsham and Brighton. Listed on Hailsham Town War memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Lahore Cantonment Cemetery, also Commemorated on The Karachi Memorial, India (Pakistan) MR. 67.

JACKSON

Stanley Duncan

Private G/6884, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Hulluch 13th October 1915. Aged 19. Son of Arthur & Rosina Jackson of 28, George Street Gardens, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

JACOBS

Charles Edmund

Private G/964, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Pozieres 1st August 1916 Son of Mr & Mrs Jacobs of Scarborough Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Johns Church, Preston Park Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

JAMES

Alfred

Private 72034, 3rd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died at home, cause unknown, 13th November 1918. Aged 23. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book or SDGW. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

JAMES

Ernest Alfred

Private SD/2451, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Taken prisoner and died of wounds in captivity 10th May 1918. Aged 42. Husband of Mrs Ellen James of 23, Frederick Gardens, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery. F. 1142

JAMES

William Frank

Private G/3265, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Polygon Wood near Ypres 27th September 1917 Born in Rottingdean and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Kemp Town, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Marks (redundant) Church, Kemp Town. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

JARMAN

Thomas Richard

Sergeant GS/298, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the attack on Ovillers 7th July 1916. Husband of Mrs T. Jarman of 40, Holland Street, Brighton. Former regular with 8 years service. Left two children. Born Stratford by Bow, and enlisted in Brighton. Employee of the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21.

JARRETT

Evan Martin

Private 58335, 2/4th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. 62nd West Riding Division. T.F. Died of wounds 27th September 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs Winifred Jarrett of 31, Waldegrave Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the Royal Field Artillery. Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery. F. 512

JARRETT

William

Private 54526, 37th Labour Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died at home on the 27th May 1918. Aged 36. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin unknown. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

JASPER

Robert Elvadine

Sergeant TF/237017, 1/4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 50th Northumbrian Division. T.F. Killed in action near Soissons 27th May 1918. Aged 39. Husband of Louisa Rhoda Jasper of 24, Normanton Street, Franklin Road, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs E. R. Jasper. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book but listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial MR. 18.

JEAL

James

Private. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Not listed with SDGW or CWGC possibly the following which seems unlikely: JEAL E W James - Private 43197, Aged 20 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 30th Division. Died of influenza in France 24th November 1918. Son of Alfred & Laura Anne Jeal of Kinnersley Cottages, Sidlow, Reigate. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Tourcoing (Pont Neuville) Communal Cemetery, Nord, F. 1029.

JEAL

Percy Albert

Private 51798, 1/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 46th South Midland Division. Died of wounds at Etaples. 17th April 1918. Aged 18. Only son of Albert Edward & Rosina Jeal of 58. Round Hill Crescent, Brighton. Born amd enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Bartholomew’s and St. Martin’s Parish Church Memorials. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F. 40.

JEFFERIES

Edgar B

Private, Royal Sussex Regiment. Severely wounded in October 1916 and discharged in June 1917. Died of his wounds in November 1918. Next of kin 6, Brigden Street, Brighton. Manager of ‘Humphreys’ of Hove. Member of Cleveland Arthletic F. C. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

JEFFREY

James E

Private TF/203912, 1/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 48th South Midland Division. T. F. Killed in action 4th April 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Jeffrey of 56, Hereford Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bristol. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the reserve cavalry. CWGC spelling (Jefferey) Buried in Villers Faucon Communal Cemetery F. 363.

JENKINS

Alfred Edgar

Lance Corporal 26766, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. 30th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 4th September 1917. Aged 28. Son of Alfred & Hephzibah Jenkins of Gravesend. Husband of Constance Jenkins of Brighton. Born in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Torreken Farm Cemetery No. 1. Belgium B. 76.

JENNINGS

Charles Albany

Private 17626, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Monchy. 21st October 1917. Aged 26. Son of David James & Agnes Anne Jennings of Brighton, who later emigrated to Canada. Born in York and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Royal West Surrey Regiment. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy Le Preux F. 155.

JEPPS

George

Private G/25054/, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Ovillers 23rd July 1916. Aged 24. Son of George & Elizabeth Jepps of 13, Sudeley Street, Kemp Town, Resident of Balham. Born in Belgravia. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Georges Parish Church Memorial, Kemp Town. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

JEWELL

Albert

Private 27954, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 28th Regular Division. Salonikan Expeditionary Force. Killed in action on the Doiran Front 9th January 1918. Aged 21. Son of John Gilliam & Elizabeth Jewell of 122, Sussex Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of Edmund Jewell. Commemorated on The Doiran Memorial. Greece. MR. 37.

JEWELL

Arthur William

Private G/6913, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient. Died 6th August 1917. Aged 19. Son of William Henry & Sarah Elizabeth Jewell of 9, Jersey Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Aeroplane Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. B. 88.

JEWELL

Edmund

Private G/16042, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at St. Julian, Ypres, on the 1st August 1917. Aged 35. Son of John Gilliam & Elizabeth Jewell of 122, Sussex Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of Albert Jewell. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. Belgium MR. 29.

JOHNSON

Charles

Private G/7342, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed with a working party near Hargicourt 28th October 1917. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Hargicourt British Cemetery. F. 1461

JOHNSON

Ethelbert

Private G/21654, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action on the Menin Road 22nd September 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs Johnson of 106, Southover Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of E. E. Johnson. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30.

JOHNSON

Ernest Edward

Private 27193, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action on the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres 31st July 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs Johnson of 106, Southover Street, Brighton. Brother of Ethelbert Johnson. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium B. 112.

JOHNSON

Frederick Alfred

2nd Corporal 532091, 490th Field Company, The Royal Engineers. (1st Home Counties) Attached to the 8th Regular Division. Killed in action 1st March 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs William Johnson of 11, Liverpool Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book and on Royal Engineers Memorial in St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Combles. F. 786

JOHNSON

Harry Dows

Private 5387, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 14th November 1916. Aged 32. Husband of Mrs Mary Johnson of 136, Hollingbury Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

JOHNSON

Richard T Edmund

Private G/50814, 16th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 33rd New Army Division. Killed in action at Croisilles 31st May 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR. 20.

JOHNSON

Walter

Private L/7607, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the attack on Becourt Ridge 3rd September 1916. Born in Bridgewater, Somerset, and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

JOHNSON

William

Private G/17861, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Railway Wood, Ypres 3rd February 1917. Aged 30. Son of James & Sarah Johnson of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 4.

JOHNSTON

Henry Edward

Second Lieutenant, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Died of wounds in Palestine 16th March 1918. Aged 22. Son of James & Kate Johnston of Shelley Cottage, Cooksbridge. Educated at Hurstpierpoint College. (Listed on College War Memorial) Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Palestine.

JOHNSTON

James Harold

Private 1735, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (1st Sportsman’s Battalion) 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 27th July 1916. Aged 36. Son of James & Jesse Johnston of 78, Balfour Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born in Bristol and enlisted in Hornchurch, Essex. Listed on St. Johns Church Preston Park Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

JOLLIFFE

George W

Private 18845/, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Reported missing in June 1918 by the Sussex Daily News. Aged 20. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Son of Mr & Mrs Jolliffe of Preston Park, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates and on St. Johns Church Preston Park. War Memorial.

JONES

Alfred

Private G/4990, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Delville Wood 31st August 1916. Aged 17. Son of Albert & Maria Jones of 17, Robertson Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Johns, Preston Park Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21.

JONES

Albert Victor R

Private G/3278, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 19. Son of Georgina Annette Jones of 37, Caledonian Road, Brighton. Employee of ‘Cooks’ The Greengrocers of North Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

JONES

Cecil William George

Private 51213, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Died of wounds in military hospital, Rouen 3rd September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Thomas & Blanche Jones, of 62, Edburton Place, Brighton. Born in Clapham, South London and enlisted in Chichester. Educated at York Place School, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F. 146.

JONES

Frederick Seymour

Corporal 93020, ‘D’ Battery. 64th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 5th August 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs H. F. Jones of The Old Kent Road, Peckham. Resident of Brighton. Born in Deptford and enlisted in Brixton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Belgian Battery, Corner Cemetery, Belgium. B. 34.

JONES

Richard William

Private. Unidentified to date. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. No other details available. Possibly Richard William Jones G. 9769. 1st East Surreys. Killed in action in Belgium 23rd August 1914. Aged 24. Parents, Clapham, South London. Enlisted Kingston on Thames. No obvious Brighton links. Buried in Hautrage Military Cemetery, Saint Ghislain, Belgium. B. 201

JONES

William Henry

Private 8962, 1st Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action on the Marne 16th September 1914. Born in Bermuda, West Indies and enlisted in Worthing. Not recorded on Worthing Memorial. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Regular Soldier. Not a positive identification as there are seven other William Henry Jones in CWGC who might be this casualty. Buried in Vailly British Cemetery, Aisne. F.?

JORDAN

Arthur Harold

Private 32622, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 7th Regular Division. Killed in action 28th March 1917. Aged 31. Son of John Richard & Sarah Vinall Jordan. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the R.A.O.C. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Leger British Cemetery. F. 616.

JORDAN

Walter John Leverne

Private 2254, Sussex Yeomanry. Dismounted Cavalry Units, Gallipoli. Died of wounds and buried at sea 20th December 1915. Born in Bounds Green, and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Commemorated on The Cape Helles Memorial, Gallipoli MR. 4.

JOYCE

Leonard Alfred

Lance Corporal 22171, 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 13th Western Division. Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 25th February 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Formerly with the Hussars. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial, Iraq. MR. 38.

JUDEN

William Arthur

Private SD/811, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Wounded during the German Spring offensive in Flanders and died in military hospital, Rouen 5th April 1918. Aged 29. Son of William Arthur & Agnes Grace Juden of 14, Railway Street, Brighton. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F. 146.

JUDGE

Horatio

Lance Corporal P/314, Corps of Military Police. Home based units. Died of disease at home 2nd October 1917. Aged 53. Born in Highgate and enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Priscilla Judge of 26, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Judge of Highgate, North London. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

JUKES

Austin William

Private 100418, 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. (Infantry) 7th Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 27th October 1917. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born in Greenwich. Next of kin Eltham. Brighton connection unknown. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

JUPP

Charles

Private 52136, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, 37th New Army Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 10th April 1917. Born and enlisted in Haywards Heath. Next of kin Haywards Heath. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brighton Connection unknown but his name is not included on Haywards Heath War Memorial. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20.

JUPP

Charles William

Private G/6541, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Railway Wood, Ypres 25th January 1917. Aged 32. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 4.

JUPP

Charles Frederick

Able Seaman SZ/505, 223rd Machine Gun Company, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (Sussex) 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 23rd March 1918. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen. Next of kin unknown. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20

JUPP

George William

Private M2/106039, Royal Army Service Corps. Guards Division. H.Q. Died in military hospital at Merville 24th January 1916. Husband of Daisy Jupp of 14, Frederick Gardens, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Left two children Chauffeur to Captain Harrison of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery F. 345.

JUPP

Wilfred John

Lance Corporal L/10196, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 7th November 1914. Son of Charles & Caroline Jupp of 96, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Menin Gate memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

JUPP

William Thomas

Lance Corporal G/7446, 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Wounded at Messines. And died on the 19th June 1917. Son of William Thomas & Clara Jupp of 21, Cuthbert Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals and in St. Marks (Redundant) Church, Kemp Town Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 11.

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