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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 2008

MACE

John Edward

Corporal T4/138650, Royal Army Service Corps. Western Front Units. Died of enteric fever in military hospital, Rouen 26th March 1915. Aged 25. Son of Albert & Harriett Emma Mace. Husband of Naomi Mace of 28, Coombe Terrace, Lewes Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Canterbury. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen. F.145.

MACE

Robert Sidney

Private G/17709, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 5th October 1916. Aged 19. Son of Wallace & Fanny Mace of 75, Springfield Road, Brighton. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

MacFARLANE

John Stewart

Able Seaman ZX/538, ‘Howe’ Battalion, Royal Navy. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Evacuated from the Gallipoli Peninsular and died of disease in military hospital in Cairo, Egypt 19th June 1915. Aged 17. Son of James Stewart & Eleonora Macfarlane, 49, East Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt E.9.

McKELLOW

Charles

Leading Stoker K/2663, H.M.S. ‘Natal’, Royal Navy. 2nd Cruiser Squadron. Lost with 403 of his comrades when the armoured Cruiser blew up in Cromarty Firth during the night of 30/31st December 1915. Cause unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR.1

McKENZIE

Roy Stuart

Private 2975, 10th Hussars (The Prince of Wales Own). Killed in action at Ypres 26th October 1914. Regular Cavalryman. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Tooting. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Zantevoorde Churchyard, Belgium B.117.

MACKEY

Harry

Gunner RMA/5753, H.M.S. ‘Hogue’, Royal Marine Artillery. 7th Cruiser Squadron. Lost when the Armoured Cruiser was torpedoed off the Dutch Coast by U-9 in company with ‘Aboukir’ & ‘Cressy’ 22nd September 1914. Aged 27. Son of Alfred James & Amelia Mackey of Brighton. Husband of Florence Mackey of 39, The Avenue, Moulescomb, Brighton. Reservist. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3

MACKEY

Mark John

Private G/4738, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 5th October 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

MACKINTOSH, MC

Ewart Alan

Lieutenant, 1/5th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. 51st Highland Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Cambrai 21st November 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Alexander Mackintosh of 16, Sussex Square, Brighton. Educated at Brighton College, St. Pauls, and Christchurch, Oxford Master of Arts. Listed on Brighton College War Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants & also on St. Marks Kemp Town. Buried in Orival Wood Cemetery, Flequieres.F.1498

MACKRETH

John

Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. Divisional Signals Company. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action near Courcelette 15th September 1916. Aged 23. Son of The Reverend & Mrs E.F. Mackreth of 10, Powis Road, Brighton. Educated at Brighton College and Exeter College, Oxford. Listed on Brighton College War memorial & in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lts. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

MACKINTOSH

Douglas Fraser

Lieutenant, 50th Battery, Royal Field Artillery attached to No.55 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action while on operations with The Independent Air Force flying D.H.4’s 2nd October 1917. Aged 27. Son of The Reverend & Mrs Teasdale Mackintosh of 5, Alfred Road, Brighton. Member of the Australian Contingent. Wounded on Gallipoli in 1915. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. Buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery B.140

McLEAN

Angus Neil

Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment attached to 1st Battalion. 25th New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 22nd, June 1915. Son of William & Mary McLean of 82, Beaconsfield Villas, Brighton. Master of Arts. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lt’s. Brother of R. A. McLean [below]. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

McLEAN

Raymond Alistair

Second Lieutenant, 1/6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. 51st Highland Division. Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel 13th November 1916. Aged 23. Son of William & Mary McLean of 82, Beaconsfield Villas, Brighton. Brother of A. N. McLean [above]. Divinity student, Edinburgh University. Master of Arts with triple honours. Listed in St. Peters memorial under 2/Lt’s

MacLEOD

Roderick Paterson

Second Lieutenant, Postal Section, Royal Engineers. Died of sickness contracted in France 14th December 1918. Aged 41. Son of Mr. R. Macleod. Husband of Elizabeth McLeod of 116, Beaconsfield Villas, Brighton. Born in Inverness. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lt’s. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

McNAUGHT

Robert

Staff Sergeant 358149, Royal Army Service Corps. Salonikan Front. Died in Greece 22nd September 1918. Aged 36. Son of John & Jennie McNaught of 20, Tillstone Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs R. McNaught of 22, Tillstone Street. Manager of the Queens Hotel, Kings Road, Brighton Born in Glasgow and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Bralo British Cemetery, Greece Gr.9.

McNEIL

Wallace Bruce

Sergeant 228161, 1/1st Battalion, London Regiment. (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action at Ypres 2nd October 1917. Husband of Mrs W. McNeil of 113, Bear Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

MASSERVEY MALLETT

Thomas

2nd Mate, H.M. Transport ‘Duchess of Cornwall’, Mercantile Marine. One of 23 men drowned when the ship was torpedoed by a submarine off Cape Barfleur 11th April 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs T.J. Masservey Mallett of Brighton. Born in Chatham. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on The Merchant Navy Memorial, Tower Hill, London. MR.39.

MANLEY

Bertram George

Sergeant G/40172, 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 33rd New Army Divison. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 26th September 1917. Aged 31. Son of Thomas & Alice Manley of London. Husband of Mrs Edith Manley of 29, Mount Zion Place, Brighton. Born in Lambeth and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30

MANSELL

Ernest

Private SD/2343 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 21st October 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21.

MANSER

Charles

Private 283935, Number 1 Aircraft Depot, Royal Air Force. Home Units. Died at home 8th February 1919. Aged 48. Husband of Mrs Beatrice Manser of 45, North Gardens, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

MANSER

Henry Frederick

Private L/8056, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded during the First Battle of Ypres. Died 10th November 1914. Aged 31. Regular Soldier. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Ada Amelia Manser who later remarried and was a resident of 25, Baxter Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.151.

MANVILLE

Alfred

Private G/5766, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment…24th New Army Division. Died of wounds on the Somme 20th August 1916. Aged 22. Grave lost Born Lewes & enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Mrs A.Manville of Circus Street, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Manville of Spring Gardens, Lewes. Employed by Mooreys of Lewes High Street. Listed on Lewes War Memorial & St. Peters Memorial Book & on St. Johns Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21.

MANVILLE

Walter T

Driver 33023, Royal Horse Artillery. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown (Walter Manville). CWGC and SDGW records do not have a Walter Manville. Details required.

MAPLESDEN

George Richard

Private 511587, 1/14th Battalion, London Regiment. (The London Scottish) 56th London Division. Killed in action at Gommecourt on the opening day of the Somme Offensive 1st July 1916. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Ellen Maplesden of 20, Brigden Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Member of the 1st Brighton Boys Brigade Company, Norfolk Road. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

MARCHANT

H

No Further Information Currently Available Not positively identified in records. This could be the following casualty who died after the war and is buried locally: Private TF.265387 Marchant A. 2/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died after the war 10th April 1920. No other details. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown ranks (Marchant A.). Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

MARCHANT

James Henry

Private G/16668, 7th Battalion, Royal Suusex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at The Battle of Arras 9th April 1917. Husband of Mary Marchant of 38, Montreal Road, Southover Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. (Marchant J.MGC) Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR, 20.

MARCHANT

Reginald George

Gunner 901072 1070th Battery, 222nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Mesopotamian Front. Died of disease 20th October 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Amara War Cemetery Iraq. 5.

MARCHANT

Richard Henry

Rifleman 2226, 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 27th Regular Division. Killed in action during the second Battle of Ypres 5th May 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Regular? Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

MARCHANT

Thomas Edward

Private 74069, 1st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action near Le Cateau 19th October 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mrs & Mrs Charles Marchant of 28, Dewe Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with Royal Sussex. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. CWGC (Thomas Walter). Buried in Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau F.190.

MARCHANT

Walter

Private G/2321, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Wounded at Pilkem Ridge and died in military hospital at Etaples on the 17th August 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mrs & Mrs A.F. Marchant of 33, Mount Pleasant, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. F.40.

MARKS

Stanley William

Sergeant 79939, 6th Armoured Car Battery, Machine Gun Corps. (Motor Branch) Attached to ‘Dunsterforce’, Mesopotamia. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 26th August 1918. Born in Bedfont, Middlesex and enlisted in Manchester. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial, Iraq. MR.38.

MARKWICK

Arthur Charles

Private G/21672, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 22nd September 1917. Aged 23. Son of Emma Markwick of 18, Porthall Place, Dyke Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

MARKWICK

Harold

Corporal G/77540, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action near Beaulencourt 27th August 1918. Aged 38. Son of Henry & Elizabeth Markwick of Brighton. Husband of Caroline Markwick of 5, Luxford Road, Lindfield. Born in Brighton. Assistant Schoolmaster of Lindfield School. Listed on Lindfield War memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Beaulencourt British Cemetery. F.560.

MARKWICK, MM

William [Henry]

Private 3544, 6th Inniskilling Dragoons. Cavalry Division. Reported missing during the German Spring Offensive on the 23rd March 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates and on St. Lukes Parish Church Mmeorial. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

MARSH

Richard

Bombardier 35645, 2/4th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Western Front. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 5th May 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of Kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium B.4.

MARSH

Rufus Sidney Herbert

Private G/3638, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 28th September 1915. Aged 21. Son of Charles & Bessie Marsh of 17, Camelford Street, Brighton. Born in Bournemouth and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

MARSHALL

Alfred Ernest

Leading Stoker 293716 Aged 35 Royal Navy. H.M.S. ‘ Good Hope ‘ South Atlantic Squadron. Lost with the ship at the Battle of Coronel Islands 1st November 1914. Reservist Brother of Mr H.J.Marshall of 60, Richmond Road, Brighton. Not included in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3

MARSHALL

Christopher Albert

Private 41990, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 17th Northern Division. Killed in action at Arras 5th May 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Athies Communal Cemetery Extension. F.451

MARSHALL

Edward

Private TF/269830, 1/7th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters). 46th North Midland Division. T.F. Killed in action near Maroc 17th June 1917. Born Brighton and enlisted in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin in Brighton. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery F.149

MARSHALL

George [R B]

Lance Corporal 68660, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (2nd Sportsman’s). 2nd Regular Division. Died of wounds at home 12th January 1919. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Buried in Norwood Cemetery, South London.

MARSTON

Arthur Albert

Lance Corporal G/15302, 8th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 24th New Army Division. ‘C’ Company. Died of wounds at Wimereux 27th August 1917. Aged 23. Son of Benjamin & Elizabeth Lois Marston of 1, Freshfield Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. F.64.

MARTEN

Horatio Rodney

Private TF/3566, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (Cinque Ports) 48th South Midlands Division. T.F. Killed in action on the Somme 16th August 1916. Aged 24. Husband of Mary Jesse Mart(i)en of 28, Artillery Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Aveluy Communal Cemetery F.251. (See Martin H.R.)

MARTEN

Luther

Private 44043, 17th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 20th April 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs L. Marten of 30, Holland Street, Brighton Enlisted in Ealing. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. (CWGC. L. Martin). Buried in Anzac Cemetery, Sailly Sur La Lys. F.255.

MARTIN

Albert Victor

Private. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Not identified in CWGC or SDGW records.

MARTIN

Charles

Private L/8758, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at First Ypres. 30th October 1914. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Martin of 36, Islingword Street, Brighton. Born St. Lukes Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Regular. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.Belgium. MR.29.

MARTIN

Charles Edward

Private TF/292045 1/7th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Home Reserve Battalion. Died of meningitis in Ipswich military hospital 17th April 1917. Aged 20. Eldest son of L/Cpl. & Mrs Martin of St. Georges House, Gordon Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Guildford. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. (SDGW Charles Edmund). Buried in Ipswich Cemetery, Suffolk.

MARTIN

Ernest

Corporal 65467, 103rd Field Ambulance. Royal Army Medical Corps. 34th New Army Division. Died of wounds 14th July 1916. Aged 36. Husband of Eunice Ruth Martin of 32, Dewe Road, Lewes Road, Brighton. Son Of Robert & Emily Martin. Born in Rudgwick. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals and in St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road, Brighton. Buried in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension. F.430.

MARTIN

Edward Joseph

Sapper 127788, Royal Engineers. Died from the effects of gas poisoning after the war on the 8th December 1920. Aged 29. Son of Rueben & Emily Martin. Husband of Minnie Martin of 45, Ashton Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery

MARTIN

Ernest James

Air Mechanic 1st Class J/34195, Pulham Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Royal Naval Air Service. Killed in action when the Airship ‘C 27’ was shot down by German seaplanes over the North Sea on 11th December 1917. No survivors. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC Air Mechanics. Next of kin unknown. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR.1.

MARTIN

George

Private L/10398, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Loos 14th April 1916. Born St. Peters Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Regular. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Patricks Cemetery, Loos. F.551.

MARTIN

George

Private 49183, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action near Aveluy Wood 14th April 1918. Aged 19. Son of Alfred & Annie Martin of 107, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Aveluy Wood Cemetery (Lancashire Dump) F.252.

MARTIN

George Charles

Private G/8899, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded on the Somme and died 25th August 1916. Aged 25. Son of Harriett Martin of 8, Bunkers Hill, West Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Puchevillers British Cemetery F.74.

MARTIN

George Edward

Private TF/201020, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Marne front at Grand Rozoy 2nd August 1918. Born in Chelsea and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Senlis French National Cemetery F.1225.

MARTIN

George Henry

Leading Stoker K/13214, H.M.S. ‘Queen Mary’, Royal Navy. 1st Battlecruiser Squadron. The Grand Fleet. Lost with the ship at Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 22. Son of George & Elizabeth Martin of 93, Church Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3

MARTIN

G H

Private. No further information currently available. There is a Hubert Martin unaccounted for among the Privates In St. Peters Memorial Book, but no satisfactory match has been made with CWGC records or SDGW. No local information traced.

MARTIN

Herbert

Private G/24641, 6th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Home Reserve Battalion. Died at home of pneumonia 9th March 1917. Aged 35. Son of Theophilus & Charlotte Martin. Husband of Mary Jane Martin 11, Oxford Place, Brighton. Born in Brighton. St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

MARTIN

Herbert Lockyer

Private G/6690, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division, Reported missing during the German spring offensive 21st March 1918. Husband of Mrs H. Martin of Kemp Town, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Employed by Arundel Road Nurseries. Listed in St. Peters memorial Book and on St. Marks (redundant) Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial. MR.27.

MARTIN

Harry Robert

Lance Corporal G/5407, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme at Bazentin 20th August 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Marylebone, London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

MARTIN

James

Corporal G/16543, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Messines 11th June 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.Belgium MR.29.

MARTIN

James

Private S/9957, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during First Ypres 11th November 1914. Reservist Born Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Ranks Unknown. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.MR.29

MARTIN

John

Private L/7548, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded at Priez on the Marne. Died 11th September 1914. Born St. Lukes, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Regular soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Priez Communal Cemetery F.1134.

MARTIN

Robert Charles

Corporal 139870, 202nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. 30th Division. Killed in action on the opening day of the Third Battle of Ypres 31st July 1917. Aged 36. Son of Robert Charles Martin of Brighton. Husband of Annie Martin of 21, Nelson Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Served in the South African War. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension, Belgium.B.29.

MARTIN

Reginald Norfolk

Private SD/4943, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Festubert 4th June 1916. Aged 19. Son of Eleanor Jane Martin of 14, Caledonian Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension F.114

MARTIN

Thomas Adams

Private G/12131, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in a railway accident near Vadencourt 13th October 1918. Aged 30. Husband of Elizabeth Martin of 52, Havelock Road, Brighton. Son of Maurice and Annie Sophia Adams Martin of Robertsbridge. Born in Robertsbridge. Enlisted Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy F.725

MARTIN

William

Private 318357, 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment. (The London Rifle Brigade). Died if disease at Sarralbe, France, 19th July 1918. Aged 37. Son of David & Elza Martin of Crawley. Husband of Louisa Martin 96, Underdown Road, Southwick. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. (Not recorded at Crawley or Southwick) Born Ifield, enlisted Croydon. This entry is rather suspect. (See addenda for another Martin W.). Buried in Sarralbe Military Cemetery F.1675

MARTIN

William James

Bombardier 87088, 34th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action in The Ypres Salient 16th May 1915. Aged 32. Son of Mrs Anne Martin of 25, Warwick Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs Ellen Martin of 24, Warwick Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown (James Martin). Buried in Ypres Town Cemetery Extension, Belgium B.58.

MARTLEW

Percy Charles

Private 632733, 1/20th Battalion, London Regiment. (Blackheath & Woolwich) 47th (2nd London) Division. T.F. Killed in action 14th September 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles A. Martlew of 28, Clifton Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Hermies Hill British Cemetery. F.530

MASKELL

Frederick Charles

Private G/4208, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action 26th August 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt F.630

MASKELL

Walter [Charles]

Private 14208, 17th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 35th New Army Division. Died at home. 27th May 1915. Aged 15. Son of Joseph & Ellen Maskell of 7, Bedford Buildings, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Oldham. (Chaderton) Cemetery.

MASKELL

Walter

Private 69517, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the final advance 11th October 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Maskell of 59, Arnold Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Buried in St. Aubert British Cemetery F.270

MASKELL

William [John]

Rifleman 1986, 11th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 20th Light Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 20th November 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Emily Ellen Maskell of 73, Islingword Road, Brighton. Born in Killarney, Ireland and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen and on St. Lukes Parish Church. Buried in Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery. F.379.

MASLIN

Joseph

Sergeant 54953, 10th Battalion, Welch Regiment. 38th Welsh Division. Killed in action near Ypres. 11th May 1917. Aged 24. Son of Arthur & Ellen Maslin of 5, Viaduct Road, Brighton. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts. Buried in Ferme Olivier Cemetery, Elverdinghe, Belgium. B.1.

MASON

Henry Morgan

Private 22823, 1st Battalion, Welch Regiment. 38th Welsh Division. Killed in action at Second Ypres 25th May 1915. Aged 16. Son of Cpl. G.H. & Mrs Mason of 7, Blackman Street, Brighton. (Cpl. Mason was serving with the Scots Guards) Born in Brighton and enlisted in Swansea. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR.29.

MASON

John Frederick

Lance Corporal TF/240652, 1/8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 56th London Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 16th August 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mrs Alice Robins of 134, Dawes Road, Fulham. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Ealing. No Mason J.F. in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

MASTERS

Albert Samuel

Rifleman C/839 Aged 28 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 39th New Army Division. Died of wounds 4th November 1916. Son of Edward Christian & Sarah Anne Masters of 15, White Street, Edward Street, Brighton. Born Bethnal Green and enlisted in Brighton St. Peters Memorial under Riflemen. Brother of E.H. Masters [below]. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte. F.105

MASTERS

Edwin Henry

Rifleman C/1023, 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the 21st August 1916. Son of Edward Christian & Sarah Anne Masters of 15, White Street, Edward Street, Brighton. Born Bethnal Green and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Brother of A.S. Masters [above]. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

MATTHEW

Percy George

Corporal 532227, 490th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died at home after the war 13th July 1919. Aged 22. Son of Percy George & Frances Matthew of 5, Dover Road, Preston Park Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

MATTHEWS

Dudley Frank

Private T/590, Royal Army Service Corps. 2nd Home Counties Divisional Train. Died of pneumonia at home 31st March 1915. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs T. Matthews of Belle View Gardens, Kemp Town, Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

MATTHEWS

Ernest

Private 490527, 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment then transferred to G/7623, 434th, Agricultural Company. Died at home 26th February 1919. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brighton connection unknown. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

MATTHEWS

Frank Ernest Andrew

Private 23062, (Depot), Norfolk Regiment. Died at home after the war 15th March 1920. Aged 39. Husband of Elizabeth Matthews of 4, May Cottages, Hollingdean Avenue, Brighton. Born in Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

MATTHEWS

John William

Sergeant 3126, 8th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action 12th May 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mrs Charlotte Berry of 54, Buller Road, Elm Grove, Brighton Born Burgess Hill and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. Buried in Berks Cemetery Extension. Ploegsteert. Belgium. B.339.

MAXWELL

George Ernest

Private G/9204, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action at Senlis Mill, near Bouzincourt, 6th April 1918. Aged 32. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs G.Maxwell of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Varennes Military Cemetery. F.41.

MAY

John Edwin

Private 10966, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Ypres 2nd November 1914. Born in St. Pancras, London and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Pont Du Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue F.705.

MAYALL

William

Gunner 90673, 19th Anti Aircraft Company, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home on the 11th July 1918. Aged 33. Husband of Mrs E. M. Mayall who remarried and lived at 101, Edward Street, Brighton. Born in Hackney and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

MAYNARD

Howard George

Sergeant WR/313579, Royal Engineers formerly TS/1062, Royal Army Service Corps. Aged 49. Died at home after the war 25th November 1921 Rank and unit unknown. Next of kin resident at 250, Elm Grove, Brighton. No CWGC headstone. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

MAYNARD

Raymond

Private 31747, 9th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. 25th New Army Division. Killed during an attack by the division on the Hindenburgh Line 4th of October 1918. Aged 31. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Martin Maynard. Husband of Mrs Annie Maynard 94, Hythe Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery. F.234.

MEAD

Arthur George

Yeoman of Signals 231046, H.M.S. ‘Europa’, Royal Navy. Flagship based at Mudros. Taken ill and transferred to military hospital in Malta where he died on the 7th November 1915. Next of kin, unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Signallers. Buried in Pieta Mil;itary Cemetery. Malta. Eur.1.

MEARS

Arthur Leslie

Lance Corporal 13059, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 11th September 1917. Aged 24. Born in Ditchling and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Alfred & Lucy Mears of Ditchling Listed on Ditchling War memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates (Meads. A.?) Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

MEASOR

Frederick

Private L/10648, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Died of wounds in military hospital, Bethune, 2nd April 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery. F.80.

MEASOR

Henry Edward

Lance Corporal 8743, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. 16th Irish Division. Taken prisoner and died at home after being repatriated from Germany after the war, 18th May 1919. Aged 27. Son of Mrs A. Beck of 35, Franklin Street, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

MEATON

Howard James (Pop)

Quartermaster Sergeant TF/202870, 2/4th Reserve Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of influenza in Beaufort military hospital 11th December 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs Mildred Meaton of 72, Franklin Street, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Meaton of 14, Richmond Place, Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

MEEKHAM

William Frederick

Private 72562, 15th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. (Sherwood Foresters) 35th New Army Division. Died of wounds 3rd April 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Harry Meekham of 30, Clifton Street, Brighton. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension. F.528

MEEDS

Edwin John

Private 61502, 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Regular Division. Died of wounds 27th February 1917. Aged 35. Son of Edwin & Mary Anne Meeds of Brighton. Husband of Sarah Meeds of 34, Luther Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Royal Field Artillery. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Varennes Military Cemetery. F.41.

MEGAW, MC

William Cecil Kennedy

Captain, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31st March 1915. Aged 29. Son of Kennedy & Mamie Megaw of Chesham Road, Kemp Town. Husband of Alice May Megaw of Farnborough, Hampshire. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Captains and on St. Marks (redundant) Church Memorial, Kemp Town. Buried in Ramparts Cemetery (Lille Gate) Ypres, Belgium. B.59.

MELROSE

Charles [Richard]

Private G/54867, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th New Army Division. Died of wounds at Etaples 4th June 1917. Aged 24. Son of Richard & Ellen Melrose of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. F.40

MERCER

Edward A

Sergeant 7687, 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded at Priez, and died on the 19th September 1914. Regular Soldier. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Bartholomews Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Priez Communal Cemetery. F.1134.

MERCER

George Albert Henry

Gunner 374305, Royal Garrison Artillery (Sussex T.F.). Killed in action in Belgium 5th June 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book, under Gunners. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial MR.32.

MERRINGTON

Charles [Barnes]

Lance Corporal DM/2/170339, Royal Army Service Corps attached to 142nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in military hospital in Calais on the 18th July 1917. Aged 43. Born in Hampstead Road, London. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Calais9Southern) Cemetery. F.8.

MERRIOTT

Charles William

Private 48448, 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action near Cambrin. 11th July 1917. Aged 28. Husband of Jesse Merriott of 287, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Son of William & Eliza Merriott. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Cambrin Military Cemetery.F.163.

MERRETT

George Edward

Private G/16383, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Railway Wood, Ypres, 15th March 1917. Son of Mrs Bailey, 38, Kemp Street, Brighton. Employee of Fry & Co. Middle Street, Brighton. Born in Penge and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Railway Dugouts (Transport Farm) Cemetery, Zillebeke. B.127.

MERRITT

Harry Herbert

Private G/17850, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Arras 12th May 1917. Aged 40. Husband of Katherine Sarah Merritt of 16, Blaker Street, Brighton. Son of Alfred & Anne Merritt of Droxford, Hampshire. Born in Droxford and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with Royal Fusiliers. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial.MR.20.

MILES

George

Private 14906, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action 8th March 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.MR.21

MILES

Harold

Private S/2309, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Son of Mrs A. Miles of 60, Springfield Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

MILES

James

Private PS/3511, 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 1st August 1917. Aged 36. Son of Henry & Ellen Miles of 23, Belmont Street, Brighton. Husband of Annie Eliza Miles of 69, New England Street, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. Belgium. MR.29.

MILLER

Albert [Ernest]

Telegraphist J/25820, H.M.S. ‘Prize’, Royal Navy. Killed in action with a U Boat in the Atlantic 14th August 1917. Aged 19. Son of Harry & Catherine Stanton Miller of 39 Ashton Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under R.N. Ranks unknown (Ernest Miller) Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.MR.3.

MILLER

Arthur Edward

Private L/9094, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9th May 1915. Aged 24. Son of Frederick & Eliza Jane Miller of 78, Lincoln Street, Brighton. Born St. Martins, Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial. MR.22.

MILLER

Frederick Charles

Private 41708, 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 30th New Army Division. Killed in action on the opening day of the Third Battle of Ypres, 31st July 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

MILLER

Frederick William

Private G/69018 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd New Army Division. Killed in action 21st September 1918. Aged 18. Son of John & Elizabeth Miller of 36, Compton Road, Preston Park. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Meath Cemetery F.408.

MILLER

Gordon Stanley Reed

Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment attached to 11th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 20th Light Division. Died of wounds in military hospital at Rouen 24th December 1916. Aged 36. Son of Alfred Reed & Mary Anne Smith Miller. Lived for many years in the East and South Africa. Served in the Campaign in German South West Africa in 1914/15. Not listed in St. Peters. Brighton connection unknown. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen. F.145.

MILLER

George William

Private 631805, 2/20th Battalion, London Regiment. (Blackheath & Woolwich) 60th 2/2 London) Division. T.F. Died 15th August 1918. Died in Marseilles on the way home to the United Kingdom Enlisted in Blackheath. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Mazargue War Cemetery, Marseilles F.1571

MILLER

Jack

Private 87551, 11th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. 14th Light Division. Killed in action 8th December 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin. Brighton. Formerly with Royal Engineers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in La Brique Military Cemetery No.2. Belgium B.92.

MILLER

Leonard Bernard

Private F/1430, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Unidentified In SDGW and CWGC records.

MILLIS

Frederick Harold

Ordinary Seaman J/22201, H.M.S. ‘ Bulwark’, Royal Navy. Channel Squadron. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness Dockyard on the 26th November 1914. Aged 18. One of only a few bodies recovered. Son of William & Emily Millis of 44, Ivory Place, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy. Buried in Gillingham New Cemetery, Kent.

MILLS

Montague George

Sergeant 65796, 133rd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. 39th New Army Division. Died 1st November 1918. Aged 28. Son of John & Emily Mills of Fern Bank, Claverham, Bristol Born in Yatton, Somerset. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery. F.1170.

MILNE

Edward Gordon

Corporal TF/207108, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Regular Division. Killed in action in The Ypres Salient 26th October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Georgina Gordon Milne of 15, Porthall Road, Brighton. Born in Manchester and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial MR.30.

MILSUM

Douglas William

Private 47237, 12th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. 31st New Army Division. Killed in action at Arras 9th April 1917. Aged 39. Son of Mrs Lilian Milsum of 36, Springfield Road, Brighton. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the Royal Artillery. Buried in Tilloy British Cemetery. F.581.

MINALL

William John

Private 47237, Number 17 Company, Machine Gun Corps. Western Front Units. Killed in action on the Somme 18th August 1916. Born and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book but recorded on Hove Memorial. Brighton connection unknown. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

MITCHELL

Albert [John]

Stoker 1st Class SS/115922, H.M.S. ‘Black Prince’, Royal Navy. 1st Cruiser Squadron. The Grand Fleet. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at the Battle of Jutland on the 31st May 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mrs E. Mitchell of 25, Francis Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers Royal Navy and on St. Bartholomews Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea MR.3

MITCHELL

Albert George

Private 246832, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Reg.) 7th Brigade. 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action 12th August 1918. Aged 26. Son of Albert George & Ellen Mitchell of 99, Bear Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Albans, Coombe Road and St. Bartholomews Parish Church Memorials. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial. MR.23.

MITCHELL

Arthur James

Rifleman 373487, 1/8th Battalion, London Regiment. (The Post Office Rifles) 47th (2nd London) Division. T.F. Killed in action at The Battle of Cambrai 30th November 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mrs R. Mitchell of 18, Pelham Street, Brighton. Born in Brixton and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Private Alfred James Mitchell. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial Mr.17.

MITCHELL

Frank

Sapper 133927, Postal Section, Royal Engineers. Salonikan Front. Died of dysentry in military hospital in Salonika 1st September 1916. Aged 36. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London. Son of Mr & Mrs James Mitchell of Tunbridge Wells, Husband of Mrs G. Mitchell of East Grinstead. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Ranks unknown. Buried in Salonika (Lambet Road) Military Cemetery. Greece. Gr.7.

MITCHELL

George Mayo

Rifleman R/23282, 9th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 14th Light Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 17th October 1917. Aged 20. Son of George & Emma Louisa Mayo Mitchell of 46, Clyde Road, Brighton. (Later of 120, Hythe Road) Born in Glasgow and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium. B.112.

MITCHELL

Harry Victor

Able Seaman Z/251, ‘Hood’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Gallipoli. Killed in action near Krithia, Gallipoli 2nd January 1916. Son of Police Constable & Mrs H. Mitchell of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli. Gal.2.

MITCHELL

William

Rifleman 48770 Rifle Brigade. Died at home after the war 31st July 1920. Aged 20. Son of Joseph & Clara Mitchell of 55, Arnold Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

MITCHELL

William Henry Alfred

Private 19167, 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action near Laventie 22nd August 1915. Aged 20. Son of William & Elizabeth Mitchell of 41, Compton Avenue, Brighton. Also on Hove Memorial. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Rue De Bacquerot No.1 Cemetery, Laventie. F.1157.

MITCHELL

William Herbert

Private 446516, Labour Corps. Died at home after the war 21st September 1920. Husband of Mrs L. Mitchell of 31, Queens Road, Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

MOBSBY

Louis

Private 206732, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at home after the war 25th December 1919. Aged 47. Husband of Mrs A. R. Mobsby of 5, Montreal Road, Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

MOCKFORD

James

Lance Corporal 15938, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action on the Somme 16th September 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Mockford of Ringmer (Listed on Ringmer Memorial) Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Brighton. Brighton Police Constable. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals (Jesse Mockford). Buried in Guards Cemetery, Lesbouefs. F.374

MOCKETT

Percy

Corporal 17788, 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Delville Wood on the Somme 1st September 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London. Next of kin residents of Balham, South London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval. F.402. Mockford

MOCKFORD

Nathaniel

Private TF/260046, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action near Arras 31st March 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs N. Mockford of Brighton. Husband of Mrs. L.E. Mockford of 7, Dane Hill Grove, Margate, Kent. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. F.1182.

MOCKFORD

William

Private GS/159, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Died of cancer in general hospital in the United Kingdom 12th March 1917. Born St. Johns, Brighton. Enlisted Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

MONCUR

Cecil Alexander John Alfred

Private SD/2236, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Wounded during the attack by the 116th Brigade on the 30th June and died in hospital at St. Omer on the 4th July 1916. Aged 22. Born in Bournemouth and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Captain Alfred Brown & Mrs Moncur of 1, Hampton Terrace, Brighton. Brighton Author. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery. F.134

MONK

Thomas Hugh

Stoker 2nd Class K/43787, H.M.S. ‘Achillies’, Royal Navy. 2nd Cruiser Squadron. The Grand Fleet. Detached for North Atlantic convoy duty. Put ashore in Bermuda with pneumonia and died 29th January 1918. Aged 29. Son of George & Jane Monk of 58, Belgrave Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs Anne Monk of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers Royal Navy. Buried in Bermuda Royal Naval Cemetery, Ireland Island, Bermuda 1.

MOON

John

Private G/17673, East Surrey Regiment. Died at home after discharge 19th August 1920. Aged 29. Next of kin. 27, Park Street, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery. No CWGC headstone.

MOORE

Alfred Donald

Private TF/260362, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26th September 1917. Aged 23. Son of Ernest & Winifred Moore of 52, Florence Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

MOORE

Frederick

Petty Officer 1st Class 177856, H.M.S. ‘Hawke’, Royal Navy. Northern Patrol One of 524 lost when the Cruiser was torpedoed by U-9 in the North Sea on the 15th October 1914. Regular. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Petty Officers, Royal Navy and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR.1

MOORE

Frederick George

ERA 4th Class M/11984, H.M. Submarine ‘C 29’, Royal Navy. Lost when the submarine struck a mine in the North Sea 29th August 1915. Aged 21. Son of Charles & Eliza Moore of Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, MR.3

MOORE

George Alexander

Second Lieutenant, 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Formerly with the Artists Rifles (28th London’s). Killed in action during the German Flanders offensive 2nd April 1918. Son of Herbert Alexander & Gertrude Anne Moore of 182, Havelock Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts and on St. Bartholomews Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. MR.32.

MOORE

H W

No further information currently available. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown ranks. There are six men with CWGC records with the initials Moore H.W. Only two seem likely. Gunner H.W. Moore of The Canadian Field Artillery and Cpl. H.W. Moore of the 2nd Hampshires.

MOORE

Philip Herbert

Private S/8790, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Givenchy 25th January 1915. Born All Souls Eastbourne and enlisted in Eastbourne. Brother of Maude Moore of 16, Jersey Street, Brighton. Special Reservist. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

MOORE, MM

William Basil

Sergeant 374241, 126th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 6th October 1918. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs W.J. Moore, 19, Queens Park Terrace, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Cantaing British Cemetery F.602.

MOPPETT

Charles

Able Seaman Z/1327, S.S. ‘Cymrian’, Royal Navy. Armed Merchantman. Lost when the ship was torpedoed in The Irish Sea 25th of August 1917. Aged 23. Son of Henry & Ellen Moppett of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR.3.

MOPPETT

Sydney George

Private 6835, 13th Battalion, Australian Infantry. (New South Wales) 4th Brigade. 4th Australian Division. Killed in action 11th April 1917. Aged 37. Born in Kemp Town. Son of Richard & Mary Lydia Moppett of ‘Nome’, King William Street, Greenwich, New South Wales, Australia. St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Marks (redundant) Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Villers Bretonneux Memorial MR.26.

MORDANT

Algernon Chapman

Private 360636, 800th Area Employment Company, The Labour Corps. Egyptian E.F. Died of disease in Palestine 1st September 1918. Aged 41. Transferred from the 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Son of Ellen Mordant of 39, Kensington Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine Pal.8.

MOREY

William

Gunner 30701, Royal Field Artillery. Died of throat cancer in military hospital Scorton, Yorkshire. 23rd November 1916. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs W. Morey of Brighton. Manager of the Brighton branch of Maypole. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

MORGAN

[Charles] Bernard [Francis]

Wireless Operator, S.S. ‘Poldown’, Merchant Navy. Lost when the ship was torpedoed off Trevose Head 9th October 1917. Son of Charles & Mabel Langdale Morgan of 86, St. Georges Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Wireless Operators R.N. Commemorated on The Tower Hill Memorial, London. MR.39

MORGAN

Charles Merrefield

Sergeant A/2899, 8th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 14th Light Division. Killed in action at Ypres 22nd August 1817. Aged 48. Son of William & Mary Morgan. Husband of Alice Morgan. Born in Usk, South Wales. Next of kin, Kemp Town, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Enlisted in London. Also listed on St. Anne Church Memorial (St. Georges, Kemp Town). Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

MORGAN

Clarence William Harding

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. 37th New Army Division. Killed in action during the final advance 23rd October 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs J.W. Morgan of 104, Beaconsfield Villas, Brighton Husband of Mrs Ethel Morgan. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. Buried in Beaurain British Cemetery F.1480

MORLEY

Frank

Sergeant L/8035, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Bazentin 20th August 1916. Aged 29. Son of Stanton & Mary Morley of Franklin Street, Brighton. Born St. Peters Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Brother of William Morley. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

MORLEY

Frank George

Private G/4226, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient near Godewaersvelt 19th July 1916. Aged 23. Son of William & Ellen Maria Morley of 63, Buller Road, Brighton. Born in Fishersgate and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Albans Memorial, Coombe Road, and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Belgium B.43.

MORLEY

George

Private G/9045, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Beaumont Hamel 16th December 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

MORLEY, MM

George Thomas

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. 25th New Army Division. Promoted from the ranks. Killed in action during the German Spring Offensive 24th March 1918 Next of kin, Brighton residents. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. Buried in Bancourt British Cemetery F.307.

MORLEY

William

Private TF/201182, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Aged 26. Son of Stanton & Mary Morley of Franklin Street, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of Frank Morley. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine. MR.34.

MORRIS

Charles Frederick

Private PS/3522, 13th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Messines 21st June 1917. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Zillebeke.Belgium. B.115.

MORRIS

[Albert] Edward

Gunner 4903 ‘D’ Battery, 2315 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Loos. 5th July 1917. Aged 23. Son of Thomas & Mary Elizabeth Morris of 73, Lowther Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Enlisted in Croydon. Resident of West Croydon Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Fosse 10 Communal Cemetery Extension. F.570.

MORRIS

Horace John

Private 10570, 9th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. 11th Northern Division. Wounded during the Suvla Bay Landings and evacuated to Mudros where he died on the 15th August 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs. E.W. Morris of 7, Russell Road, Kings Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Enlisted Lambeth. Born in Stoke Newington, London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Portianos Military Cemetery, West Mudros, Lemnos. GR.11.

MORRIS

Louis

Driver 245197 ‘D’ Battery, 310th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 30th September 1918. Aged 24. Son of Louis & Mary Anne Morris of Brighton. Husband of Mrs. L. Morris who late remarried (72, Islingword Street) Born in Essex and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery F.1483.

MOULLS

F

No further information currently available. There is W F MOULL, Private L/11844, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 236th Independent Infantry Brigade. Murmansk, North Russia. Killed in action in North Russia 21st October 1918. Not recorded in SDGW. Name recorded on Dorchester War memorial. Not mentioned in St. Peters Memorial Book. Possibility only. Buried in Kandalaksha Burial Ground, North Russia.

MULFORD, MM

Hubert George

Corporal 44688, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. 4th Regular Division. Killed in action at Le Cateau 23rd October 1918. Aged 24. Son of Edwin & Elizabeth Mulford, 28, Delmeny Road, Holloway, London. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Brighton resident. Formerly with Royal Engineers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau. F.190.

MUMMERY

Frederick Stephen

Private 8369, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 17th (Ahmednagar) Brigade. 6th Indian Division. Mesopotamia. Taken prisoner at Kut El Amara and died in captivity. 30th November 1916. Aged 27. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Liste din St. Peters Memorial Book. (CWGC spelling ‘Munnery’). Buried in Bagdhad North Gate Cemetery. Iraq. 8.

MUNN, DCM

Albert Edward

Sergeant 14710, 9th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 21st New Army Division. Killed in action at Bullecourt 3rd May 1915. Aged 30. Born in Brighton. Son of Thomas Clifton & Mrs Munn of 21, Cheltenham Place, Brighton. Enlisted in Leicester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial.MR.20.

MUNN

Edward John

Private G/21667, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 20th September 1917. Aged 19. Son of Edward & Rhoda Munn of 2, Baxter Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

MUNRO

Robert Lockhead

Chief ERA 269024, H.M.S. ‘Negro’, Royal Navy. 13th Destoyer Flotilla, Grand Fleet. Lost when the ship foundered after a collision with the Flotilla Leader H.M.S. ‘Hoste’ off Fair Isle in the Shetland Islands 21st December 1916. Aged 30. The collision detonated depth charges on the ‘Hoste’ which also sank. Son of Robert & Margaret Munro of Brighton. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR.1

MUSSELL

Herbert Charles

Private G/27544, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Regular Division. Died of wounds at Etaples base hospital 17th January 1917. Aged 40. Son of Josiah & Elizabeth Mussell. Husband of Mrs Sarah Anne Mussell, 31, Egremont Place, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. F.40.

MUZZALL

Frank

Private L/7584, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at The First Battle of Ypres 13th November 1914. Aged 29. Son of Edward & Mary Muzzall of Adur Cottages, Henfield. Husband of Mrs R.E. Muzzall of 66, Elder Street, Brighton. Born in Henfield and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Bartholomews Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.MR.29

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