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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

RADFORD

William Arthur

Sapper 538276, Royal Engineers. Died at home after the war 27th November 1920. Aged 32. Resident of 14, Boston Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown ranks. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

RAINGER

John

Aged 40. Rank number and unit unknown. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Died after the war 15th October 1919. Next of kin unknown. No CWGC headstone. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

RAINSFORD

A

No details. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book. No record with CWGC/SDGW. Possible duplication. See Raynsford A.

RALPH

Albert Edward

Private G/8341, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Eastern Division. Killed in action during the attack on Ovillers, 7th July 1916. Aged 27. Husband of Mrs A. E. Ralph, who later remarried and lived at Apollo Terrace, Brighton. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

RANDALL

Leslie James

Able Seaman 2/245, H.M.S. ‘Hildebrand’, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (Sussex). Died at home from influenza 6th July 1918. Aged 22. Son of Alfred & Mary Randall of 25, Inwood Crescent, Preston Park. Husband of Letty Randall. Employee of the Brighton Gas Company, with 4 years service. Son of the Stationmaster at Preston Park. Born in Tunbridge Wells. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen R. N. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

RANDELL

Albert Victor

Lance Corporal SD/1778, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs). Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 24. Husband of Mrs A. V. Randell who remarried and lived at 12, Glynde Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F. 924

RANGER

Thomas Arthur

Private 8628, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Marne 14th September 1914. Regular Soldier. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial MR. 15

RANSLEY

Harry

Able Seaman SZ/183, ‘Hood’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 63rd Royal Naval Division attached 188th Machine Gun Company. Died of disease in military hospital, Le Treport 6th February 1917. Aged 31. Husband of Alice Ransley of 10, Trafalgar Terrace, Brighton. Son of Jack & Harriett Ransley of Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Mount Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport. F. 13

RAPKINS

William Frank

Private M2/344479, Reserve Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. 15th General Headquarters. Died at home after the war in the Kitchener Hospital, Brighton, with pernicious anaemia 3rd May 1919. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs Irene Rapkins of 23, Grenville Place, Brighton. Union Congregational Church Member. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

RAPSON

Butler Philip

Pioneer 45356, 80th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 18th Division. Died at home in military hospital 21st July 1918. Aged 40. Born in Rowledge, Hampshire 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. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

RATLEY

Harry

Private TF/6459, 1/7th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 56th London Division. Wounded on the Somme and died 27th July 1918. Aged 31. Son of Thomas & Clara Ratley of 66, Priory Road, South Park, Reigate, Surrey. Enlisted in Reigate. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Pioneers. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe F. 833

RAVEN

Leslie Douglas Harold

Private TF/2112, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division. Killed in action during the Suvla Bay landings 10th August 1915. Born in Brighton and enlisted at Horsham. Next of kin Brighton and East Grinstead. (East Grinstead Memorial) Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR. 4.

RAYNER

Bertram

Gunner 212062, 216th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Western Front unit. Killed in action near Bellicourt 6th October 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs David Rayner of 12, North Place, Brighton. Born in Birmingham and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery F. 375

RAYNSFORD

Arthur

Private G/13681, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Bellicourt 24th September 1918. Husband of Mrs A. Raynsford of 41 Toronto Terrace, Brighton. Left three children. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Not listed in St. Peters Book. Buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery F. 375.

RAYNSFORD

Thomas James

Private SD/2765, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 41. Husband of Mrs Annie Raynsford of 29, Southampton Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Luke’s Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

RAZZELL

Albert

Gunner 104678, 265th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, Western Front Units. Wounded at Messines and died on the 6th June 1917. Aged 39. Husband of Mrs Katherine Razzell of 9, Milton Place, Brighton. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Razzell of Paddington. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Dranoutre Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 97.

READING

[Alfred] George

Sergeant S/222, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient, near Railway Wood, 3rd February 1917. Born St. Martins, Brighton and enlisted in Lewes. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts and in St. Martins Parish Church. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres. Mr. 29

READING

Ralph Frederick

Private 51876, 11th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 11th Northern Division. Killed in action attacking the Hindenburgh Line 27th September 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Mrs Mary Reading of 21, Freshfield Place, Brighton. Son of Frederick James & Agnes Reading of 31 The High Street, Kemp Town. Born Portslade and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with The East Surrey Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Sains Les Marquion British Cemetery F. 274.

REASON

William Frederick

Driver T4/084133, Royal Army Service Corps attached to the 89th Field Ambulance, Western Front. Killed in action in Flanders 11th April 1918. Aged 21. Son of Mrs S. A. C. Franklyn of 4, Black Lion Street, Brighton. Born in Finsbury Park and enlisted in Tottenham. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial MR. 32

REDMAN

Alfred

Corporal 71337, 45th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action 11th January 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs James Redman of 19, Park Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Courcelles Au Bois Communal Cemetery Extension F. 133.

REDMAN

F

Driver. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Not mentioned locally. Identification required

REDMAN

George Joseph

Private TF/265087, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Posted missing during the German Spring offensive 31st March 1918. Aged 38. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Mrs Alice Lydia Redman of 62 Carlton Hill, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Emillie Valley Cemetery F. 365

REED

Frederick Ernest Stanford

Private SD/4835, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Died of wounds 6th September 1916. Aged 19. Son of Emma Bertha Norman of 93, Coleman Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Achiet le Grand Communal Cemetery Extension F. 518

REED

Harry

Lance Corporal TF/267077, 1/6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 48th South Midland Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died in military hospital at Wimereux 19th October 1917. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs E. M. Reed of 66, Islingword Road, Brighton. Son of William & Mary Reed of Brighton. Born in Brighton. Enlisted, Winchester. Listed in St Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery F. 64.

REED

James L

Ordinary Seaman J/89773, H.M.S. ‘Victory’, Portsmouth Shore Establishment, Royal Navy.. Died at home post war in Haslar Naval hospital 13th July 1921. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs James Reed of 61, Elder Street, Brighton. Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Gosport, Hampshire.

REED

William John Henry

Bombardier 72095, Headquarters Staff, 45th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. 14th Light Division. Killed in action 5th September 1915. Aged 19. Son of John Henry & Frances Priscilla Reed of 26, Viaduct Road, Brighton. Born Sheerness. Enlisted Brighton. Not included in St Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Divisional Cemetery, Belgium B. 35.

REEKIE

Algernon Lister

Private TF/325016, 1/8th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) 46th North Midland Division. T.F. Died of wounds 6th June 1917. Born in Stratford London and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin residents of Kemp Town. Formerly with Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Marks Redundant Church, Kemp Town. Buried in Noeux Les Mines Communal Cemetery F. 178.

REELS

Alfred H

Shoeing Smith 900647, Base details, Royal Field Artillery. Italian Front Units. Died of disease in Genoa, Italy, 19th October 1918. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Included in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. (Reels Smith A.)!. Buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy. 12.

REEVES

Albert Bertram

Private SD/2386, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Wounded during the attack by 116th Brigade near the Rue de Bois on the 30th June and died on the 3rd July 1916. Son of Mrs Reeves of 41, Gloucester Street, Brighton. Brother of George Reeves. Born & enlisted Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Longuenesses Souvenir Cemetery, St. Omer. F. 134

REEVES

Ernest

Private L/9963, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the attack on the Hindenburgh Line by the 1st Division near Pontru 24th September 1918. Aged 23. Regular Soldier. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. No next of kin details. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial. MR. 16.

REEVES

George

Private G/14243, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Killed in action near Vendhuile 21st September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mrs Reeves of 41, Gloucester Street, Brighton. Brother of Albert Bertram Reeves. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile. F. 212

REEVES

William Harold

Lance Corporal 18994, 54th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 7th Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 31st October 1914. Son of William Reeves of 59, Riley Road, Brighton and Mary Latriff. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. Belgium MR. 29.

REGNAULD

Leslie [James]

Lance Corporal 5876, 2/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Home Reserve Battalion. Died at home, cause unknown. 4th February 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Regnauld of 22, Compton Road, Brighton. Husband of Mrs E. Regnauld of Rochester, Kent. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery

REILLY

Trevor Burke

Lieutenant, H.M.S. ‘Topaze’, Royal Naval Reserve. East Indies Station. Died of influenza 28th November 1918. Aged 35. Husband of Mrs Annie Reilly of 48, Preston Road, Brighton. Son of Captain Thomas Burke Reilly R. N. and Mrs. Burke Reilly Of ‘Dunkeld’ High Park, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Maala Cemetery Aden (Yemen) Asia. 60.

RENARD

Marshall [Victor]

Private L/10715, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the attack on Bazentin le Petit, 20th August 1916. Born in Bradford, Yorkshire and enlisted in Hove. Regular. Next of kin unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

REYNOLDS

William [Samuel]

Private 3355, 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales Own) 5th Cavalry Brigade. Cavalry Division. Killed in action on the Marne 10th September 1914. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Troopers and in St. Martins Parish Church. Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial MR. 15.

RHODES

John Henry Thomas

Corporal Mechanic 5262, No 17 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Stationed in Greece. Died on active service 11th November 1918. Son of John Robert & Ada Rhodes of 72, Upper Gloucester Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC. No 17 Squadron was equipped with S.E.5a’s. Buried in Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece. G. 2

RICE

Albert Edward

Corporal 374015, 122nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (Sussex T. F.). Died of wounds 10th April 1917. Aged 38. Husband of Mrs Winifred Rice of Brighton. Born in Weston super Mare, Somerset and enlisted in Brighton. Served in the reserve artillery for 24 years. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals and in St. Luke’s Parish Church. Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension F. 95.

RICE

Albert George (Senior)

Private S/2123, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin. Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Luke’s Parish Church. Reservist. Buried in St. Marys A. D. S. Cemetery. F. 1723

RICE

William James

Gunner 134896, Home units, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home of meningitis 26th January 1917. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs James Rich of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

RICHARDSON

Alfred Herbert

Lance Corporal L/7737, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Bazentin Le Petit 28th August 1916. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs G. A. Richardson of Brighton. Husband of Mrs A. H. Richardson who remarried of 10 Park Street, Brighton. Born St. James and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz. F. 453

RICHARDSON

Edward Richard

Sergeant 8093, 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 17th Brigade. 6th Indian Division. Taken prisoner at Kut el Amara and died in captivity in Mesopotamia 24th September 1916. Aged 30. Son of Cain & Elizabeth Mary Richardson of 18, Kimberley Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book Under Sergeants and in St. Albans Parish Church. Brother of F. J. and W. A. Richardson. Buried in Bagdhad North Gate War Cemetery, Iraq. 8.

RICHARDSON

Frederick James

Bombardier 110334, Divisional Ammunition Column, Royal Artillery. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 1st October 1917. Aged 36. Son of Samuel & Harriett Richardson of 96, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Husband of Ada Richardson who remarried, of 28, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Brother of W. G. Richardson. Buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery F. 139

RICHARDSON

Frederick John

Private TF/202849, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Indian Army. Died of enteric fever in Lahore, India, 3rd, June 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Arthur Richardson of 68, Viaduct Road, Brighton Member and local preacher at London Road Congregational Church. Employee of The London Brighton & South Coast Railway Company. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Lahore Cantonment Cemetery. Commemorated on the Karachi Memorial MR. 67.

RICHARDSON

Frederick John

Corporal 9288, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 30th July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Cain & Elizabeth Mary Richardson of 18, Kimberley Road, Brighton. Brother of W. A. and E. R. Richardson. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

RICHARDSON

Harold Curtis

Private 10233, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Marne 14th September 1914. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs T. W. Richardson of 28, The Avenue, Moulscombe. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Buried in Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension F. 1893

RICHARDSON

Henry George

Private 18661, 10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, 41st Division. Wounded at Messines and died on the 26th June 1917. Aged 38. Son of William & Louisa Jane Richardson of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 11.

RICHARDSON

John

Stoker 1st Class K/18704, H.M. Torpedo Boat No. 90, Royal Navy. Gibraltar Escort Group Drowned when the ship capsized off Gibraltar 25th April 1918. Aged 20. Son of Alfred & Caroline Richardson of 17, Ann Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea MR. 3.

RICHARDSON

Reginald William Harold

Driver 50751, 7th Battery, Royal Field Artillery attached to 3rd (Lahore) Indian Division. Mesopotamia. Killed in action near Amara, 5th January 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs S. Richardson of 68, Sandown Road, Elm Grove. Born in Oxford and enlisted in Eastbourne. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Amara War Cemetery. Iraq. 5.

RICHARDSON

Samuel John

Private (Drummer) L/9584, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Marne 10th September 1914. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Montreuil aux Lions Cemetery. F. 1113

RICHARDSON, DCM

William Arthur

Company, Sergeant Major 8283, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2nd Regular Division. Died of wounds 11th May 1918. Aged 30. Son of Cain & Elizabeth Mary Richardson of 18, Kimberley Road, Brighton. Brother of E. R. & F. J. Richardson. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Company, Sergeant Majors. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension. No 2 F. 63.

RICHARDSON

William George

Private G/6220, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Died of wounds sustained at Messines 23rd June 1917. Aged 39. Son of Samuel & Harriett Richardson of 96, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton, later of Rodmell. Husband of Mrs R. M. Richardson of 95, St. Georges Road, Kemp Town. Born Brighton enlisted Guildford Brother of Bombardier F. J. Richardson. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 11.

RICHARDSON

William Pryor

Sergeant 122371, 45th Anti Aircraft Company, Royal Artillery. Home Command. Killed in a mine explosion in Sandwich Bay, Kent, 1st January 1918. Aged 31. Son of Samuel & Sarah Richardson of Brighton. Husband of Elizabeth Richardson of 14, Erroll Road, Hove. Listed on Hove War Memorial. Born Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Hove Cemetery, Old Shoreham Road.

RICHARDSON

Wallace Penn

Private 26839, 2nd Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Indian Army. Died as the result of an accident in Risaipur 13th May 1919. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs Arthur Richardson of 68, Viaduct Road, Brighton. Brother of Frederick John Richardson. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Karachi War Memorial (Pakistan) MR. 67.

RICHES

John Leslie

Lance Corporal STK/510, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Somme 15th July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs K. E. Riches of 47, Florence Road, Brighton. Born in Wandsworth. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21.

RICKETTS

George

Sergeant 5770, 104th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Mesopotamia. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 28th November 1916. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs Julia Ricketts of 31, Bates Road, Preston Park. Son of Frederick & Rachael Ricketts. Born in Hertford. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Bagdhad North Gate War Cemetery Iraq 8.

RIDDLES

Reginald William

Boy 1st Class J/57368, H.M.S. ‘Vanguard’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet. Lost when the dreadnought blew up in Scapa Flow 9th July 1917. Aged 16. Son of Arthur Thomas & Jane Riddles of 12, Washington Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Boys. Brother of James Arthur Riddles Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea MR. 3

RIDDLES

James Arthur

Private 241276, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Pioneer Battalion, of the 48th South Midland Division. Died of wounds in Italy 10th March 1917. Aged 19. Son of Arthur Thomas & Jane Riddles of 12, Washington Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of Reginald William Riddles. Buried in Giavera Cemetery, Italy 7.

RIDLEY

William George

Private 28134, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Arras 3rd May 1917. Born in Hove and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial MR. 20.

RIGGS

Cecil Edgar

Private 31246, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Epehy 21st September 1918. Born in Wimborne, Dorset, and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery F. 369.

RILEY

George Henry

Private TF/320350, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Killed in action at Bronfay Farm 17th September 1918. Aged 42. Husband of Mrs Julia Riley, of 59, Totland Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery F. 329

RILEY

Peter

Private 13340, 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. 11th Northern Division. Killed in action on the Somme 10th July 1916. Born in Royton, near Oldham Lancs. Enlisted in Sunderland. Son of Mr & Mrs Riley of Oldham. Husband of Mrs P Riley of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

RIXON

Theodore Meredith

Lieutenant Colonel, 8th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 14th Light Division. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres 19th September 1917. No next of kin identified. Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown ranks!. Buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium B. 126.

ROBBINS

John Henry William

Private G/5226, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action when a mine detonated beneath trenches near Hooge Chateau, near Ypres on the 14th February 1916. Aged 19. Son of Sarah Anne Louisa Robbins of 40, Elder Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Menin Road South Cemetery, Belgium. B. 72.

ROBERSON

George Lewis

Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Pioneer Battalion. 18th Eastern Division. Wounded during the German Spring offensive and died in military hospital at Noyon 21st March 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Roberson of York Place, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants and on St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Noyon New British Cemetery F. 1063

ROBERTON

Hugh Lihou

Lance Corporal G/18642, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds 22nd November 1916. Aged 26. Son of William Edward & Elizabeth Cordelia Roberton of Brighton Formerly with Royal West Surrey Regiment. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals and on St. Annes Church Memorial in St. Georges Parish Church, Kemp Town. Buried in Contay British Cemetery F. 59.

ROBERTS

Cecil Vincel

Private TF/241501, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient near Sanctuary Wood 26th September 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs W. T. Roberts of The Post Office, 13, Preston Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Sussex Yeomanry. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Troopers. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30.

ROBERTS

Percy

Lance Corporal 810, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (The ‘Stockbrokers’) 37th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Pozieres 15th July 1916. Aged 32. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry William Roberts. On the Head Office Staff of the Union of London and Smiths Bank. Enlisted in London 1914. Listed in St. Peters memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

ROBERTS

Peter

Private 41814, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Killed in action 17th February 1917. Aged 31. Husband of Mrs Mary Josephine Roberts of 3,, St. Marys Place, St. James Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Born West Grinstead. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

ROBERTS

Stanley Victor

Lance Corporal TF/320361, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza, 6th November 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Roberts of 23, John Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L /Cpls. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine. MR. 34.

ROBERTS

Walter

Private 358042, 2/10th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. (Liverpool Scottish) 55th West Lancashire Division. T.F. Killed in action 6th July 1917. Born in Maidenhead, Berkshire and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Erquinghem Lys Churchyard Cemetery F. 275.

ROBERTS

Walter George Samuel

Private 43857, 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 16th Irish Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died in military hospital at Wimereux on the 3rd December 1917. Aged 19. Son of Richard Charles & Edith Annie Roberts of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery F. 64.

ROBERTSON

Harry Edgar

Shoeing Smith 900446, 9th Trench Mortar Battery. Royal Field Artillery. Died in military hospital in St. Omer 5th August 1918. Aged 32. Son of Mrs Robertson of 28, Tidy Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Longuenesses Souvenir Cemetery, St. Omer. F. 134

ROBERTSON

James

Private G/4663, 2nd Battalion, Royal East Kent Regiment. 28th Regular Division. Killed in action on the Struma Front in Greece 31st October 1916. Aged 34. Son of James & Jane Robertson of Dundee. Husband of Ellen Robertson of 41, Sturry Road, Canterbury, Kent. Born Dover and enlisted in Canterbury. Sussex Daily News records. Next of kin living in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece. G. 3.

ROBINS

Arthur Charles

Private 41686, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 40th New Army Division. Killed in action 6th January 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs Edith Robins of 25, Lewes Street, Brighton. Born in Dalston, East London and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Vis en Artois British Cemetery. F. 421.

ROBINS

Frederick John

Stoker 1st Class SS/100030, H.M.S. ‘Good Hope’, Royal Navy. South Atlantic Squadron Lost when the Armoured Cruiser sank with all hands in action with Von Spee’s Squadron off the Coronel Islands 1st November 1914. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brighton connection unknown. No next of kin recorded. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea MR. 3.

ROBINS

George Edward

Private 376940, 2/10th Battalion, Royal Scots. North Russian Force. Died of wounds 11th November 1918. Born in Hailsham and enlisted in London. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Norfolk Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on the Archangel Memorial, North Russia.

ROBINSON

Frederick

Private 94380, 12th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) 24th New Army Division. Died at home of Nephritis 26th April 1920. Aged 43. Husband of Mary Jane Robinson of 27, Brading Road, Brighton. Son of Richard & Elizabeth Robinson. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

ROBINSON

Herbert John

Bombardier 168742, 33rd Battery, 33rd Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 16th August 1917. Born Marylebone, London. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

ROBINSON

J

No details. Unidentified. Not included in the St. Peters Memorial Book. SDGW & CWGC records hold dozens of Robinson J’s. None appear to have any connection with Brighton.

ROBINSON

James Pryce

Farrier SE/4822, 17th Veterinary Hospital, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died on a hospital ship and buried at sea 9th August 1916. Aged 46. Husband of Elizabeth Annie Robinson of 15, Montpelier Street, Brighton. Son of John & Mary Robinson of Aldridge, Walsall, Staffordshire. Born Aldridge and enlisted in London. Served in the Tirah Campaign 1897/98. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Commemorated on The Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt. MR. 41

ROBINSON

Robert

Private GS/471, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Died in military hospital. 27th May 1916. Born in Belfast and enlisted in Hove. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin unknown. Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery Belgium B. 21.

ROFT

Edwin John

Second Lieutenant, 1/8th Battalion, London Regiment (The Post Office Rifles) 47th (2nd London) Division. Killed in action 25th July 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs J. W. Roft of 155, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Post Office employee. Mr Roft senior employed by Brighton Library. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts and in St. Luke’s Parish Church and in St. Marks Redundant Church, Kemp Town. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

ROGERS

Albert [Edward]

Private 18716, 2/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 62nd West Riding Division T. F. Killed in action in operations against the Hindenburgh Line during the final offensive 13th September 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Rogers of Brighton. Husband of Eliza Rogers of 7, South Cross Street, Gosport. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Portsmouth. Listed in St. Peters memorial Book under ranks unknown. Buried in Ruyaulcourt Military Cemetery F. 756.

ROGERS

Arthur Thomas

Rifleman B/201571, 1/28th Battalion, London Regiment (The Artists Rifles) 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action 25th August 1918. Son of George & Emily Lily Rogers of 40, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Husband of Ethel Mary Rogers of 44, Totland Road, Elm Grove. Brother of H. Rogers and J. A. Rogers. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Adanac Military Cemetery F. 239

ROGERS

Benjamin

Private SD/3673, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during 116th Brigades action on the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Rogers of 25, New Dorset Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

ROGERS

Edward Thomas

Lance Corporal L/10244, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Maroc 4th March 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

ROGERS

Harry

Private G/9844, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme during the night attack 15th July 1916. Aged 17. Son of George & Emily Lily Rogers of 40, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Brother of A. T. Rogers and J. A. Rogers. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

ROGERS

James Albert

Private G/5135, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action while with a working party in the trenches near Hargicourt 21st November 1917. Son of George & Emily Lily Rogers of 40, Sutherland Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Brother of A. T. Rogers and H. Rogers. Born Kemp Town and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Hargicourt British Cemetery F. 1461.

ROGERS

John Frederick

Stoker 2nd Class K/26503, H.M.S. ‘Eden’, Royal Navy. Lost when the destroyer sank after a collision with the S.S. ‘France’ in the English Channel 17th June 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs William Rogers of 25 Dorset Street, Brighton. Brother of Benjamin Rogers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Southsea MR. 3.

ROLES

Ernest Edwin

Private A/38322, 8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) 2nd Brigade. 1st Canadian Division. Died of wounds at Contay 28th September 1916. Aged 28. Son of Thomas & Martha Roles of Norfolk Square, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Contay British Cemetery. F. 59.

ROLF

John

[Listed as G ROLF on memorial] Private 41848, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (1st Public Schools) 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Cambrai on the 30th November 1917. Next of kin Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Identified on the assumption that the initial G. is in error. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial Mr. 17.

ROLF

H

Unidentified. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Ranks unknown. Nothing in CWGC or SDGW records.

ROLF

James George

Private 73581, 15th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) 35th New Army Division. Killed in action during the final advance in Belgium 14th October 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin, Brighton. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30.

ROLFE

Henry Charles Ransley

Able Seaman Z/134, ‘Collingwood’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Royal Naval Division. Gallipoli. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Krithia 4th June 1915. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs John Ransley Rolfe of 5, Gloucester Terrace, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR. 4.

ROOTH

Richard Alexander

Lieutenant Colonel, 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 29th Regular Division. Killed in action during the initial landings on ‘V’Beach on the 25th April 1915. Aged 49. Regular Soldier. Son of Mr & Mrs John Rooth of Gordon House, Goldsmid Road, The Seven Dials, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lt/Cols. Buried in ‘V’ Beach Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli. 15.

ROSE

Cecil Charles

Private 40427, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers 38th Welsh Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died 29th August 1917. Aged 22. Son of Edwin & Elizabeth Rose of 41, Western Road, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery Belgium B. 16.

ROSE

John Victor

Driver T/36908, 448th Company, Royal Army Service Corps. 74th Yeomanry Divisional Train. Egypt. Died of disease in Cairo military hospital 13th September 1917. Aged 18. Son of Charles Joseph & Louisa Rose of 18, Elder Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. E. 9.

ROSS

Robert Maynard

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action 4th March 1917. Aged 21. Son of Dr. Douglas McKissock Ross M.D. and Mrs Ross of 12, Pavilion Parade, Brighton. Educated at Brighton College and Sandhurst Military Academy. Brother of W. S. Ross. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. and on Brighton College War Memorial. Buried in Fins New British Cemetery F. 439

ROSS

William Stuart

Captain, 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. 11th Northern Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 23rd July 1917. Aged 25. Son of D. Douglas McKissock M.D. and Mrs Ross of 12, Pavilion Parade, Brighton. Educated at Brighton College Brother of R. M. Ross. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Captains and on Brighton College War Memorial. Buried in La Brique Military Cemetery No. 2. Belgium. B. 92.

ROSSITER

Frederick Alfred

Waiter 3rd Class M/5412, H.M.S. ‘ Indefatigable’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Battlecruisers. Lost with the ship at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 27. Son of James & Esther Rossiter of Pembroke Dock, Wales. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Brighton connection unknown. Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial. MR. 2.

ROSSITER

Phillip

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 28th Regular Division. Killed in action near Givenchy 19th January 1915. Aged 20. Son of Sydney & Ada Rossiter of 72, Beaconsfield Villas, Brighton. Born in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Educated at Reading Univerity. B.Sc. London Univerity. Formerly with Royal Berkshires. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. and on St. Johns Mmeorial, Preston Park. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F. 924.

ROUS

Arthur

Lance Corporal G/8342, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 3rd April 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

ROUTHAN

Alfred

Sergeant S/9982, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 1st November 1914. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Routhan of 4, Baxter Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Husband of Mrs A. Routhan of Brighton. Born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire and enlisted in Brighton. Served as a Sergeant with The Regiment in The South African War. Brother of M. & T Routhan. Listed on St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants and in St. Albans Parish Church. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

ROUTHAN

Mark

Private S/9790, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Givenchy 16th February 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs. J. Routhan of 4, Baxter Street, Elm Gove, Brighton Husband of Mrs M. Routhan of Brighton. Served as a Sergeant with The Regiment in the South African War. Brother of A. & T. Routhan. Born Bow East London and enlisted in Eastbourne. Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants and in St. Albans Parish Church. Commemorated under The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

ROUTHAN

Thomas

Private S/2331, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at The Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Rourhan of 4, Baxter Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Husband of Mrs T. Routhan of 74, Franklin Road, Brighton. Brother of Mark and Alfred Routhan. Reservist Served as a Sergeant with the Regiment in the South African War. Born Bow, East London and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Albans Parish Church. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos. F. 219.

ROWBERRY

Alfred Archibald

Lance Corporal L/10028, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Marne 14th September 1914. Aged 20. Born in Sittingbourne, Kent and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Next of kin, Queens Park, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals and in St. Luke’s Parish Church. Buried in Grand Seraucourt British Cemetery F. 1061

ROWLAND

Herbert [Nelson]

Corporal G/7442, 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 24th May 1917. Born in Keymer and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Burgess Hill. (Listed on Burgess Hill War Memorial) Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. (Doubtful entry). Buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Zillebeke, Belgium B. 127.

ROXBEE

Charles Frederick

Private L/10975, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Wounded on the Somme and died 6th October 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs L. S. Roxbee of 3, Devonshire Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Regular Soldier. Buried in Dartmoor Cemetery, F. 188.

RUBIDGE

Ernest [William]

Corporal G/2979, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action near Hooge when a mine detonated under the trenches held by the Battalion, on the 14th February 1916. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals and in St. Martins Parish Church. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ypres. Belgium B. 72.

RUEMANS

Alfred George

Sergeant 14979, 460th Howitzer Battery. Royal Field Artillery. Western Front. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died 14th October 1918. Aged 26. Only son of Alfred & Annie Ruemans of 46, Lincoln Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts. Employee of Hanningtons and Carter Patersons. Buried in Duhallow ADS. Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. B. 20.

RUFF

John Henry

Able Seaman J/22200, H.M.S. ‘Bulwark’, Royal Navy. Channel Fleet. Lost when the Battleship blew up at Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 19. Son of Rufus Henry & Susan Ruff of 39, Hartington Terrace, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea MR. 3.

RUSSELL

Edward

Private 72402, 15th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) 35th New Army Division. Reported missing during the German Spring offensive and presumed killed in action 23rd March 1918. Husband of Mrs E. Russell of 65, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Flying Corps. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

RUSSELL

Frank

Air Mechanic 1st Class 1130, Number 43 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Western Front units. Died of wounds received while flying in Sopwith two seaters over the Western Front on the 16th April 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Russell of 65, Elm Grove, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC. Buried in Douai Communal Cemetery F. 1276

RUSSELL

William F

Private 9777, 1st Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Lahore Indian Division. Killed in action 23rd November 1914. Aged 23. Son of John & Laura Russell of 2, Leyland Road, Fishersgate. (Listed on Portslade & West Hove War Memorial). Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. (William Russell) Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

RYDER

George

Boy 2nd Class L/93224, H.M.S. ‘Ganges’ Naval Shore Training Establishment Shotley, Ipswich, Suffolk, Royal Navy. Died of influenza 29th October 1918. Aged 16. Son of Mr & Mrs Emily Ryder of 27, Mount Zion Place, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

RYLE

Margaret Caroline Christopher (Miss)

Nurse, Russian Red Cross. Serbian Front. Died of disease in Nish, Serbia 21st February 1915. Aged 23. Daughter of Mr & Mrs Ryle of Ovingdean. Served in the Russian run base hospital in Nish, Serbia. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Church under women and also on a bronze tablet in Ovingdean Parish Church. Buried in Chela Kula Military Cemetery, Nish, Serbia. Eur. 57.

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