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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

SAILLARD

Philip G C

Lieutenant, Tank Corps attached from the 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 22nd August 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr. & Mrs Philip Saillard of ‘Enneskillen’ Dyke Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Westvleteren, Belgium B. 16.

SALE

John Alexander

Sergeant R4/065967, 21st Remount Depot, Royal Army Service Corps. Western Front units. Died in military hospital at Le Treport, cause unknown, 2nd November 1915. Aged 29. Son of William & Catherine Sale of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Shirehampton, Gloucestershire. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Le Treport Military Cemetery F. 1.

SALVAGE

George

Private G/3281, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action near Kemmel 28th June 1916. Aged 23. Son of Henry James & Grace Salvage of 52, Balfour Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Brother of Henry Salvage. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Johns Church Preston Park. Buried in Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 17.

SALVAGE

John

Private GS/131, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9th May 1915. Special Reservist. Born & enlisted Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

SALVAGE

Henry

Private G/1908, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Wounded near Bouzincourt and died in military hospital Rouen on the 14th July 1918. Aged 29. Son of Henry James & Grace Salvage of 52, Balfour Road, Brighton. Brother of George Salvage. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Employee of Brighton Gasworks. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Johns Church Preston Park. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F. 146

SAMBUCCI

Albert

Lance Corporal SD/3144, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Cambrin 3rd June 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension F. 114

SAMPSON, MM

William George

Private 54738, 47th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps attached to 15th Scottish Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 28th August 1917. Aged 19. Son of William George & Esther Sampson of 8, George Street Gardens Brighton. Born in Eastbourne. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3. Belgium B. 8.

SANDALLS

Charles

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action during an attack by the Division on the Hindenburgh Line 18th September 1918. Aged 37. Husband of Lily Sandalls of 80, James Street, Preston, Lancashire. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Brighton connection unknown. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR. 16.

SANDELLS

Charles William

Lance Corporal 5408, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 18th November 1916. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs Sandells of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

SANDEMAN

Kenneth Charles

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action near Neuve Eglise 1st September 1918. Aged 24. Son of Charles Henry & Nellie Sandeman of 11, Arundel Road, Brighton. Formerly Hampshire Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants and on St. Marks redundant Church Memorial, Kemp Town. Buried in Wulverghem-Lindhoek Road, Military Cemetery. Belgium. B. 89.

SANDERS

Edward William

Private G/3414, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Delville Wood 18th August 1916. Aged 28. Son of Edward William & Mary Sanders of 19, Redvers Road, Brighton. Born in Rottingdean and enlisted in Brighton. Listed on Rottingdean War Memorial. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book records as Private Alfred James Sanders. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery F. 402

SANDERSON

Francis Sidney

Private S/2164, 1/7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. 9th Scottish Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Born in Islington and enlisted in London. Next of kin, Brighton. Not Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

SANDS

Thomas Frederick

Private 130319, 62nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action at Marfaux on the Marne 23rd July 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Marfaux British Cemetery F. 622.

SARGENT

Alfred Victor

Boy 2nd Class J/92633, H.M.S. ’Powerful’ Training Cruiser (Plymouth), Royal Navy. Died of influenza in Stonehouse Naval hospital 1st October 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Sargent of 52, Loder Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Plymouth Old Cemetery. Devonshire.

SAUNDERS

Alfred Charles

Private TF/315282, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Killed in action at Quennet Copse 21st September 1918. Born in Croydon and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Arthur Charles Saunders. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR. 16.

SAUNDERS

Alfred James

Private 59252, 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 34th New Army Division. Killed in action at Cambrai on the 30th November 1917. Aged 32. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Saunders of 3, Scarborough Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Johns Church Preston Park. Buried in Heninel Communal Cemetery Extension F. 538.

SAUNDERS

Archibald Sidney [Harry]

Rifleman 653368, 1/21st Battalion, London Regiment. 47th (2nd London) Division. Wounded in France and died in hospital in the United Kingdom On the 22nd March 1918. Aged 28. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Stratford East London. Husband of Mrs E. Saunders of 1, Bartholomews, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Buried in Hove Cemetery, Old Shoreham Road.

SAUNDERS

Charles Henry

Lance Corporal G/8174, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Ginchy 9th September 1916. Aged 26. Husband of Alice Saunders of The High Street, Rottingdean. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Buried in Caterpiller Valley Cemetery F. 432.

SAUNDERS

Ethelbert

ERA 2nd Class L/2712, H.M.S. ‘Victory’, Portsmouth Shore Establishment, Royal Navy. Died of Influenza in Haslar Royal Naval Hospital, Gosport on the 5th, November 1918. Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Naval ranks unknown. Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Gosport, Hampshire.

SAUNDERS-SMITH

George Alexander

[SAUNDERS on memorial] Private L/12707, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Regular Division. Killed in action during the initial landings at Gallipoli on ‘X’ Beach on the 25th April 1915. Aged 22. Regular Soldier. Son of James & Jean Saunders–Smith of 11, Kensington Street, Brighton. Brother of W. P. Saunders-Smith. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Pink Farm Cemetery Helles Gallipoli Ga. 3.

SAUNDERS

Leonard Charles

Private G/12201, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action near Mazingarbe 15th January 1917. Aged 31. Son of Charles & Elizabeth Saunders. Husband of Olive Saunders of 13, Seville Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe. F. 115.

SAUNDERS

Victor Charles

Private, Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. No match found with CWGC or SDGW. No further information available.

SAUNDERS- SMITH

Wilfred Percy

[SAUNDERS on memorial] Staff Sergeant Armourer 2657, 7th (The Princess Royals) Dragoon Guards. Died of disease in Belgium after the war 20th February 1919. Aged 30. Son of James & Jean Saunders-Smith of 11, Kensington Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Brother of G. A. Saunders-Smith. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. Buried in Huy (La Sarte) Communal Cemetery, Belgium. B. 267

SAYERS

George Alfred

Gunner 49120, The Chestnut Troop, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action near Lavantie 15th February 1915. Aged 25. Son of Harry & Emma Sayers of 64, Ewart Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bury St. Edmunds. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Royal Irish Rifles Cemetery, Levantie. F. 706.

SCALES

Horatio Bertie

Lance Corporal 5369, 10th Hussars (The Prince of Wales’s Own). Killed in action at Ypres 13th May 1915. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Scales of 175 Western Road, Brighton. Husband of Mrs Lilian Gladys Scales of Donington, Lincs. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

SCHOOLEY

Harry Daniel

Lance Corporal 2508, 1st Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers. Wounded in France late 1915 and discharged. (Sussex Daily News) Died after the war from his injuries 10th December 1920. Aged 45. Not recorded in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

SCOTT

Albert James

Private 52223, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Bankers) 41st New Army Division. Died in Germany after the war 27th February 1919. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs Scott of ‘The Bell Inn’, Henfield. (Listed on Henfield Parish Church Memorial. Husband of Mrs A. Scott who re married and lived at 5, Gardner Street, Brighton. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany. Ger. 1.

SCOTT

Cecil Samuel

Private 407131, 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (The Western Ontario Regiment) 1st Canadian Division. 1st Brigade. Killed in action during the assault on Vimy Ridge 9th April 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs S. T. Scott of Brighton, who was verger at All Saints Parish Church, Brighton. Emigrated to Canada in 1908. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial. MR. 23.

SCOTT

John Ellison

Captain, 1/7th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (Pioneer Battalion) 8th Regular Division. Killed in action during the German July offensive on the Marne 27th May 1918. Aged 38. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Scott of 5, Ashford Place, Preston Park Brighton. Goldminer in West Africa before the war. Came home to enlist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Captains. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial. MR. 18.

SCRASE

Frederick

Sergeant L/8699, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action in the Loos area 2nd March 1915. Regular soldier. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20

SEAGER

Walter William

Private 8685., 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlottes Own). Cavalry Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31st October 1914. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Queens Park, Brighton. Regular Cavalryman. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book but listed on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

SEARLE

Charles Caleb

Private G/16577, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 28th July 1917. Aged 35. Husband of Mrs Edith Kate Searle of 63, Bates Road, Brighton. Born in Broadwater, Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

SEARLE

Frederick James

Private G/51318, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action during the Arras offensive 30th April 1917. Aged 33. Son of Harry & Mary Searle of 4, Montague Street, Kemp Town. Husband of Mrs Amy Searle of 11, Montague Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Born in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

SECRETAN

Ivan Archer

Private G/1998, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (Pioneer Battalion). 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action 10th May 1918. Aged 21. Born in Staines, Middlesex and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Pernois British Cemetery F.69.

SENELE

Arthur William

Rank, number, & Regiment unknown. Died after the war on the 31st July 1921. Aged 38. Not Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin unknown. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

SEXTON

Ralph

Private 532980, 1/15th Battalion, London Regiment. Prince of Wale’s Own Civil Service Rifles. 47th London Division Died of wounds 12th April 1917. Aged 30. Resident of Edmonton. Son of Benjamin Henry & Jane Elizabeth Sexton of 39, Freshfield Street Brighton. Born in Wimbledon and enlisted in Tottenham. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.11.

SEYMOUR

Edgar Edward

Private 31801, 73rd Company The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action at Messines 17th June 1917. Aged 20. Son of Morgan William & Emily Louisa Seymour of 29, Sutherland Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seymour E.C. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

SHARMAN

Cyril Lockwood

Second Lieutenant, Royal Air Force. Died of influenza in Welbeck Street Hospital London, on the 22nd February 1919. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs A. G. Sharman of 11, Preston Park Avenue, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

SHARP

Septimus Harry Archibald Richard Percy

[Listed as A S SHARP on memorial] Lance Corporal 718276, 1/23rd Battalion, London Regiment. (County of London) 47th (2nd London) Division. Killed in action at Amiens 14th August 1918. Husband of Mrs S. Sharp of 9, Freshfield Street, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Sharp of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Employee of the Post Office. Assistant Secretary of Brighton YMCA. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls and in St. Lukes Parish Church. Buried in Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension F.210.

SHARP

Ernest

Private L/10877, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Arras 13th April 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Brighton. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Canadian Cemetery No. 2 Neuville St. Vaast F.1896

SHARP

Ernest Frederick

Private L/6581, 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action 26th October 1914. Regular Soldier. Son of Mr & Mrs F. Sharp of 26, Tidy Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs A. Sharp of 6, Coronation Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial, MR. 22.

SHARP

Ernest Granville

Rifleman 4432, 1/16th Battalion, London Regiment. 56th (1st London) Division (The Queens Westminster Rifles). Killed in action at Gommecourt on the first day of the Somme Offensive 1st July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Ernest Alfred & Louisa Jane Sharp of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Westminster. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Buried in Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2. F.798

SHARP

Harry

Sergeant 3350, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 29th October 1917. Aged 26. Son of Ernest Henry & Charlotte Sharp of 11, Park Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Stamford Brook, Middlesex. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

SHARP

W

No further information available. Not included in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Information required.

SHARP

Walter Henry

Private S/2222, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Givenchy 27th January 1915. Aged 22. Son of Alexander & Jane Sharp of 62, Cobden Street, Brighton. Special Reservist, Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

SHAW

Charles William

Private M/399018, Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of influenza in Fargo military hospital, Larkhill, Wiltshire 14th February 1919. Aged 35. Son of Charles & Elizabeth Shaw of 38, Sloane Street, Brighton Husband of Mrs F.E. Shaw of 110, Milward Road, Hastings. Listed on Hastings War Memorial. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Upavon Cemetery Wiltshire.

SHAW

Henry

Private 67703, 113th Company, Labour Corps. Western Front Units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 22nd September 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Queens Park, Brighton. Formerly with The Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Lukes Parish Church. Buried in Canada Farm Cemetery, Belgium B.12.

SHAW

William Bernard

Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Arras 12th July 1917. Aged 23. Son of William Longsdon & Susan Lilian Shaw of ‘Longstone’, Bristol Gardens, Brighton. Listed in St. Marks redundant Church, Kemp Town and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR.20.

SHEARER

Lawrence

Private S/10528, 12th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 20th Light Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 29th March 1918. Born in Bow, enlisted Walthamstow. Next of kin, Leytonstone. Brighton connection unknown. This is the only Shearer L. with CWGC records. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial. MR.27.

SHELLEY

George

Private G/9150, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Delville Wood 6th September 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs James Shelley of 24, Cambridge Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery F.402.

SHEPHARD

William James

Private 44561, 13th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 23rd New Army Division. Wounded on the Western Front and died at home 26th October 1918. Aged 39. Husband of Mrs Julia Rose Shephard of 76, Hanworth Road, Feltham Middlesex. Formerly with Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Albans Parish Church and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

SHEPPARD

George

Driver 98608, 11th Howitzer Battery, 3rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died 26th August 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers and on St. Lukes and St. Martins Parish Church Memorials. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.11.

SHEPPARD

Percy Arthur

Sapper 532390, 490th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action during the German offensive in the Marne sector on the 28th May 1918. Aged 22. Enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mrs S. Sheppard of 243, Elm Grove, Brighton. Member of the 11th Company of the Brighton Boys Brigade. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers and on Royal Engineers Memorial in St. Albans Parish Church. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial Mr. 18. (Name overlooked by CWGC but added to Soissons Memorial in 1998)

SHARRARD

Frederick

[SHERRARD on memorial] Sapper 48753, 85th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 10th Irish Division. Killed in action on Gallipoli 4th September 1915. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs James Thomas Sharrard of 13, Pelham Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR.4.

SHERWOOD

Arthur William

Private 441370, 42nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (The Quebec Regiment) 7th Brigade. 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action near Mount Sorrel, Ypres 22nd June 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Sherwood of Brighton. Listed on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial but not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres (Canada) MR.29.

SHORE

Austin

Stoker 1st Class SS/117402, H.M.S. ‘Ardent’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas. Killed in action when the Destroyer was sunk by the German Dreadnought ‘Westfalen’ during the night engagement of the Battle of Jutland 1st June 1916. 78 men lost. Son of William James & Harriett Shore of 46 Kemp Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Stokers. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.MR.3.

SHORT

Alfred

Private TF/204407, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action 3rd February 1918. Born in Bethnal Green and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Army Service Corps. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Metz en Coutre Communal Cemetery British Extension. F.662

SHORT

Clement Charles

Private 69030, 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd New Army Division. Killed in action during operations against the Hindenburg Line. 21st September 1918. Aged 18. Youngest Son of Mr & Mrs W.R. Short of 149, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Lukes Parish Church and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Domino British Cemetery, Epehy.F.666.

SHORT

Frederick William

Corporal G/774, 10th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (Reserve Battalion) Died at home 8th December 1916. Aged 53. Husband of Mrs Ellen Harriett Short of 79, Brading Road, Brighton. Son of Frederick & Frances Short. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

SHRIVELL

George Clarence

Private G/5290, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs) Killed in action at St Julian on the opening day of the Third Battle of Ypres 31st July 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Croydon. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery, St. Jean les Ypres, Belgium.B.94.

SIBLEY

Edgar Raymond

Private 91687, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Home Reserve Battalion. Drowned, circumstances unknown, 11th August 1918. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Sibley of Queens Park, Brighton. Husband of Alice May Sibley of Midhurst Road, Fernhurst. Listed in St. Lukes Parish Church and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born in Brighton. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

SICKLEMORE

Charles Stanley

Corporal G/540, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Attached to 36th Brigade O.P. Died of wounds suffered at Cambrai 30th November 1917. Aged 22. Son of Charles Ernest & Margaret Sicklemore of 15, Upper Hamilton Road, Brighton. Born Preston Park and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR.17.

SICKLEMORE

Ernest Arthur

Corporal 04623, 111th Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died of malaria after the war 1st November 1920. Aged 29. Son of Walter & Emily Sicklemore of 4, Regent Street, Brighton. Served in India and Mesopotamia. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

SIFFLEET

Charles [Walter]

Private 11127, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Givenchy 25th January 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed on St. Bartholomews Parish Church Memorial but not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial. MR.22

SILVESTER

Dominic

Private TF/269690, 1/1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 23rd March 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Silvester of ‘The Scotch Stores’, William Street, Brighton. Employed in a fruiterers in Preston Street. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial. MR.27.

SIMCOX

Enoch

Private GS/335, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (Pioneer Battalion) 18th Eastern Division. Killed in action 29th January 1917. Born in Hanley Staffordshire. Enlisted in Brighton. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Aveluy Wood Wood Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 251.

SIMMONDS

Frederick

Private L/10760, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 19th July 1916. Regular Soldier. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

SIMMONDS

[Henry] Charles

Trooper 1785, Household Battalion, Household Cavalry. Killed in action at Monchy 11th April 1917. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Ellen Simmonds of 5, Melbourne Street, Brighton. Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR.20.

SIMMONDS

Sydney Herbert

Sapper 45718, 90th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 9th Scottish Division. Died of wounds at Boulogne 12th May 1918. Aged 27. Son of Alfred and Agnes Anne Simmonds of 43, Nelson Street, Brighton. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. F.102.

SIMMONS

Frederick

Driver 95015, Base Depot (France), Royal Field Artillery. Died at home in military hospital 31st July 1918. Aged 43. Son of Joseph & Matilda Simmons of Brighton. Husband of Mrs Thirza Simmons 30, Sloan Street, Kemp Town. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.

SIMMONS, DCM

John

Regimental Sergeant Major TF/200087, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Marne Front 29th July 1918. Aged 28. Eldest Son of John & Mary Simmons of Goldbridge, Sayers Common. Husband of Mrs. Beatrice Simmons of 22, Windmill Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Hurstpierpoint. Listed in Sayers Common Parish Church but not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery, Villemontoire F.524.

SIMMONS

Percy [John]

Private 8462, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action near Ovillers during the opening day of the Somme Offensive 1st July 1916. Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Born East Challow, Berks. Unsafe entry. This could be the wrong Percy Simmons. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

SIMMONS

William Charles

Private G/69660, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action 1st April 1918. Aged 19. Son of William & Rosiena Simmons of 24, Bates Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Not listed in SDGW. Buried in Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery. F.1142

SIMMONS

William James

Private G/18593, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Died on the 15th January 1917. Aged 37. Grave lost Husband of Mrs Minnie Simmons of 23, Gloucester Street, Brighton. Formerly with Royal Fusiliers. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

SIMMS

William Henry

Gunner 153439, Base Depot (Basra), Royal Garrison Artillery. Mesopotamia. Died of disease in Basra, 25th June 1918. Enlisted in Rugeley, Staffordshire. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in The Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. 6.

SIMON

O D C

Reverend Father. No further information available. No record with CWGC. Information urgently required.

SIMPSON

Charles Henry

Private 10375, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 24th New Army Division. Died of wounds in Belgium 16th July 1915. Aged 31. Son of Charles & Ellen Simpson of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Hop Store Cemetery, Belgium. B.2.

SIMPSON

Frank George

Private SD.3217, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment.(3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Missing in action during the March retreat 23rd March 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Simpson of 4, Trafalgar Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

SIMMS

Herbert

Stoker 1st Class K/8741, H.M.S. ‘Good Hope’, Royal Navy. South Atlantic Squadron Killed in action at the Battle of Coronel Islands 1st November 1914. Aged 39. Son of David & Rebecca Sims of Wood Green, London. Born in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers R.N. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.MR.3.

SIPPETS

Albert James

[SIPPET on memorial] Private G/16332, 12thBattalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Thiepval 21st October 1916. Aged 21. Son of Frank & Annie Sippets of 7, Freshfield Street, Queens Park, Brighton. Husband of Bertha Anne Sippets who re-married and emigrated to Alberta, Canada. Enlisted in East Grinstead. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

SISLEY

Charles Lawrence

Corporal TF/202556, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 9th July 1918. Aged 27. Son of Charles & Mary Sisley of Brighton. Husband of Isabel Clare Sisley of 3, Orchard Place, Canton, Cardiff. Born in Slinfold and enlisted in Cardiff. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension. F.61.

SKINNER

John

Gunner 374380, 122nd Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Severely gassed on the Western Front and died from the effects after the war 3rd June 1920. Aged 31. Son of Harry & Eliza Skinner of 76, Franklin Road, Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial only. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

SKINNER

John Harold

Sapper 153712, Number 3 Special Company, Royal Engineers. Wounded at Ypres and died on the 29th July 1917. Aged 34. Son of Frederick & Caroline Skinner of 6, Trinity Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in The Huts Cemetery, Dickebusch, Belgium. B.19.

SKINNER

Thomas John

Gunner 47739, 28th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home after the War. 3rd June 1920. Aged 39. Husband of Mrs Nellie Skinner of 8, Newhaven Street, Brighton. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

SLATER

Arthur [Edwin]

Private GS/51, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Cuinchy 16th February 1915. Aged 39. Special Reservist. Born in Storrington and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial. MR.22.

SLATER

Eric Conrad Henry

Private TF/2366, 1/6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 42nd East Lancashire Division T.F. Killed in action on Gallipoli 28th May 1915. Aged 30. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Manchester. Next of kin Queens Park, Brighton. Listed on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli. Gal.6.

SLATER

Oliver William

Sapper 538049, Divisional Signal Company, Royal Engineers. 28th Regular Division. Died of accidental injuries 10th November 1919. Aged 38. Husband of Amelia Slater of 44, Richmond Street, Brighton. Son of Alfred & Ruth Slater. Born in Brighton. Listed on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial only. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

SLATER

Walter

Private G/3606, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Died on the 11th December 1915. Aged 38. Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Slater of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book Buried in Houlle Churchyard F.1377

SLAUGHTER

James

Rifleman 325137, 1/8th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. 62nd West Riding Division T.F. Killed in action on the Marne Front 10th July 1918. Aged 27. Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Slaughter of 50, Roedale Road, Brighton. Husband of Florence Cissie Slaughter of 47, Cavendish Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial. MR.18.

SLENDER

Charles

Private SR/497, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Cuinchy 6th January 1916. Born in Berstead, Kent and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy. F.279.

SMART

Charles

Sergeant 2803, 6th Dragoon Guards (Caribineers). Cavalry Division. Missing in action during the March retreat 1st April 1918. Aged 33. Son of James & Sophia Smart of 9, Spring Street, Brighton. Husband of Doris Muriel Smart of 4, Westgate Grove, Canterbury, Kent. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Lewes. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial. MR.27.

SMART

Frank Clement

Corporal TF/320049, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division Killed in action in Palestine 31st October 1917. Aged 25. Son of Clement & Miriam Smart of 55, Lewes Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. Buried in Bersheeba War Cemetery, Palestine. Pal.1.

SMART

Walter

Private TF/201442, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial MR.34.

SMEDLEY

James Stuart George

Company Quartermaster Sergeant 311376, 11th Forestry Commission Company, Royal Engineers. Died at home of tuberculosis 15th April 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs E. H. Smedley of Brighton. Husband of Annie Sarah Frances Smedley of Gosport. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

SMITH

Albert

Private 27650, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 7th October 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

SMITH

Albert Alfred

Steward 1st Class L/4179, H.M.S. ‘Russell’, Royal Navy. Mediterranean Fleet. Severely injured when the Battleship was mined off Malta 27th April 1916 and died the following day. Next of kin Brighton. Listed on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road, Brighton and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stewards. Buried in Malta (Capuccini) Cemetery. Malta.

SMITH

Albert Henry

Private L/9010, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. Indian Army Killed in action during the Seige of Kut el Amara 29th February 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Regular Soldier. Drummer. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Kut War Cemetery Iraq.1.

SMITH

Benjamin John

Private SE/666, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. South Africa. Died of disease in Cape Town 12th October 1916. Aged 46. Son of William & Emma Smith Husband of Selina Smith who remarried, of 34, Park Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery, South Africa.

SMITH

Charles

Lance Corporal L/10102, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

SMITH

Frederick

Private 27752, 71st Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds in military hospital at Lillers 20th April 1917. Born in Liverpool and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery F.201 (See 2 F. Smiths in addenda)

SMITH

George

Sergeant TF/265545, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Indian Army. Died of accidental injuries in India 17th November 1917. Aged 23. Son of Richard & Caroline Smith of 103, Trafalgar Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts. Buried in Rawalpindi Cemetery. India. Commemorated on the Delhi Memorial MR.43.

SMITH

George Alfred

Private 44696, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. 38th Welsh Division Killed in action at Ypres 1st August 1917. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Queens Park. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium. B, 96

SMITH

George William

Private G/4671, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Redhill. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

SMITH

Harry

Private 7894, 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action near Ypres 20th December 1915. Born in London and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR.29.

SMITH

Henry

Private G/16681, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 14th May 1915. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

SMITH

Harry George

Private G/17909, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient. Died 28th August 1917. Aged 21. Son of Henry & Mary Anne Smith of 2, Ditchling Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Ljissenthoek Mlitary Cemetery, Belgium. B.11.

SMITH

James

Lance Corporal. No further information currently available. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals.

SMITH, MM

John Nicholas

Sergeant T4/138644, 98th Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Western Front Units. Killed in action in Belgium 14th February 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mrs & Mrs John Smith of 30, Bread Street, Brighton. Husband of Mrs C.M. Smith of 10, Cannon Street, Brighton. Enlisted in Canterbury, Kent. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts. Buried in Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.5.

SMITH

Joseph Mesner

Private 65502, 208th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action at Arras 3rd May 1915. Aged 36. Husband of Mrs Jean Alice Smith of 4, Southall Avenue, Moulescoomb. Son of Charles & Alice Smith. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Albans Memorial. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

SMITH

Joseph William

Private 123028, 6th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Reported missing in action during the German Spring offensive 21st March 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Smith of 103, Lewes Road, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Army Service Corps. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial but not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

SMITH

Percival Joseph Henry

Private G/17966, 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 4th October 1917. Aged 40. Husband of Ethel Mary Smith of 1, Belle Vue Cottages, Race Hill, Brighton. Son of Henry & Ellen Smith. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

SMITH

Richard

Lance Corporal 8837, 1st Battalion, Irish Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action on the Somme 17th September 1916. Born in Fermoy, county Cork, Ireland. Enlisted in Islington. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. F.374.

SMITH

Rolande Walter Derrick

Lance Corporal TF/200556, 1/5th Battalion, Cameronians (The Scottish Rifles) 33rd New Army Division. Died of wounds 15th April 1917. Aged 24. Son of Arthur & Alice Smith of 3, Addison Road, Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Enlisted Glasgow Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty. F.120.

SMITH

Thomas William

Petty Officer 7605, H.M.S. ‘Sarnia’, Royal Navy. Drowned when the armed steamer was torpedoed in the Mediterranean on the 12th September 1918. Aged 35. Husband of Mrs Esther Smith of 65, William Street, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs T.W. Smith. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Memorial, Southsea. MR.3.

SMITH

William

Private G/35, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 19th October 1915. Aged 31. Husband of Mrs May Smith of 67, Islingword Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Newhaven. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery. F.201.

SMITH

William Charles

Private 47261, 20th Hussars. Cavalry Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 1st April 1918. Aged 38. Husband of Mrs Christina Smith of 50, Newmarket Road, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Smith of Hammersmith. Veteran of the South African War. Born Hammersmith and enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Employed in the boiler shop of the Brighton Railway Works. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

SMITH

William Harry

Private 227390, 73rd Wing, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Royal Air Force. Died of influenza at home 19th October 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mrs Rosanna Smith of 28, Newmarket Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

SMITHER

Reginald [Ernest]

Sergeant SD/4816, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Becourt, 3rd September 1916. Born in Maidenhead, Berks, and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sgts. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

SMITHERS

Edward Henry Keith

Lieutenant, 16th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 30th Northerrn Division. Killed in action on the Somme 9th July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Edward Smithers of ‘The Gables’ Furze Hill, Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

SMURTHWAITE

Thomas Arthur Frank

Rifleman 394427, 1/9th.Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victorias Rifles). 56th (1st London) Division. Died of wounds at Le Treport 18th August 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Edwin Smurthwaite F.R.A.I. and L.M.S.S.A. Born, Mortimer Road, Kensal Rise, London. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport. F.13.

SMYTHE

Frederick Charles

Private 229754, 1/1st Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 56th (1st London) Division. Killed in action 19th August 1918. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs F.C. Smythe of Thrift Cottage, Hildenborough, Kent. Born in Privett, Hampshire and enlisted in Brighton, Formerly, Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on Hove War Memorial. Buried in Oottersteene Communal Cemetery Extension. Bailleul F.193.

SNELGROVE

Arthur Charles

Gunner 81484, 162nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Arras 9th May 1917. Born in Battersea and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in La Targette British Cemetery. F.268

SOMERVILLE

[Francis] Leslie [Ferdinand]

Private SD/4092, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division Killed in action on the Sambre 4th November 1918. Aged 21. Son of Alfred & Emmaline Somerville of Little Preston Street, later 136, Western Road, Brighton. Born in Windsor and enlisted Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Villers Pol Communal Cemetery F.1080

SOPP

Edward

Private PO/1498/S, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action near Puiseaux 17th February 1917. Son of Edmund & Edith Sopp of Brighton. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy. F.514.

SORRELL, MM & Bar

Edward

Corporal 8041, 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 30th New Army Division. Killed in action in Belgium 12th April 1918. Aged 31. Husband of Mrs Mabel Sorrell of 64, Buller Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Sorrell of Ash Cross, Kent. Born in Kent and enlisted Canterbury. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals and in St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial Mr.32.

SOUCH

Frederick Henry

Lance Corporal GS/107, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Wounded near Monchy and died 10th August 1917. Aged 35. Husband of Florence Souch, who remarried, of 18, Kensington Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Veteran of the South Africa. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. General Reservist Buried in Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy les Mofflaines F.581.

SOUTH

Henry Samuel

Private SD/4093, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Next of kin, Brighton. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial. MR.19.

SOUTHON

Frederick [K K]

Driver 38850, Cable Section, Royal Engineers. E.E.F. Died of malaria in Palestine 31st October 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs F. Southon of 30, Gloucester Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine.Mr.34.

SOUTHON

Robert

Lance Corporal SD/1099, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7th July 1916. (Battalion records and CWGC records) Official list (SDGW) gives 15th May 1916 which as Roberts name appears on the Loos Memorial, seems more likely. Born St. Margarets, Brighton and enlisted Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals and in St. Martins Parish Church. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial MR.19.

SPARKES

Arthur [Richard]

Able Seaman 1/346, ‘Howe’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Royal Naval Division. Gallipoli. Killed in action at Krithia 4th June 1915. Aged 18. Son of Mrs Mary Sparkes of 4, St. Mary’s Place, Kemp Town. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR.4.

SPARKS

Adolphus Henry

Lance Corporal SD/3678, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Born Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Vaast Post Cemetery.F.631.

SPARKS

Herbert Cecil

Sapper 263730, 473rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died at home 25th June 1918. Aged 41. Born Littlehampton and enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Mrs C.A. Sparkes of 118, Havelock Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

SPECK

William Howard

Private TF/2733, 2/10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 25th September 1915. Aged 26. Son of James & Lucy Speck of 83, Hanover Terrace, Brighton. Enlisted in Stamford Brook, Middlesex. Resident of Chiswick. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on Chiswick Roll of Honour. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR.4.

SPENCER

George

Private TF/241083, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (Cinque Ports) 48th South Midland Division. T.F. (Pioneer Battalion) Killed in action at Ypres 4th October 1917. Aged 20. Youngest son of Henry & Anne Spencer of 15, Coleman Street, Brighton. Brother of William Spencer. Enlisted in Hastings. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Duhallow A.D.S. Ypres. Belgium. B.20.

SPENCER

William

Private 21270, 15th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 41st New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 28th May 1918. Aged 28. Eldest son of Henry & Annie Spencer of 15, Coleman Street, Brighton. Husband of Amy Spencer of 21, Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey. Listed on Woking War Memorial. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of George Spencer. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

SPICER

Alfred [George]

Private M2/148799, Motor Transport, Royal Army Service Corps. Gassed on the Western Front and died at home in military hospital on the 20th March 1919. Aged 39. Husband of Gertrude Spicer, of 18, Grant Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

SPICER

Alfred

Bombardier 14739, ‘D’ Battery, 70th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery 15th Scottish Division. Killed in action 5th January 1917. Aged 23. Husband of Mrs Rose Sarah Spicer of 7, Marshalls Row, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Bazentin la Petit Military Cemetery. F.388

SPICER

Harold

Private 16744, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Regular Division. Killed in action on the opening day of the Somme offensive near Beaumont Hamel 1st July 1916. Born in Redhill and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Bartholomews Parish Church and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery. F.35.

SPINK

Bert

Private SD/3680, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Died of wounds 18th April 1916. Aged 19. Son of George Ransom & Catherine Spink of Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery. F.80.

SPINK

Wilfred John

Bombardier 90246, Royal Garrison Artillery. Wounded on the Western Front October 1917 and died after the war 2nd May 1921. Aged 39. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

SPRING

Albert

Private SD/3026, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Died of wounds 21st May 1916. Aged 25. Son of Emily Laura Spring of 9, Windsor Buildings, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery. F.80

SPRING

Stanley Herbert

Pioneer 24428, 26th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 11th November 1914. Aged 19. Son of Frederick George & Angelina Jane Spring of 1, Park Street, Southwark. Born in Sandy, Beds and enlisted in Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

STACE

Harry

Private TF/201303, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Wounded in July and died in military hospital at Rouen on the 17th August 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Queens Park, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension. Rouen. F. 146.

STACEY

Herbert Walter

Sergeant 7605, No. 13 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died of Influenza in St. Omer 3rd February 1919. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Stacey of 41, Compton Avenue, Brighton. Husband of Ethel Grace Stacey of 1, Rollscourt Avenue, Herne Hill. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery, St Omer. F.134.

STAFFORD

Frederick John Ewart

Second Lieutenant, No.8 Artillery Observation Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Wounded in action flying a B.E.2c. and died in military hospital Abbeville 22nd April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Edward & Annie Stafford of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under RAF/RFC. (2nd Lt’s) Buried in Abbeville Cemetery Extension F.52

STALLARD

Albert Ernest

Trooper (Trumpeter) 3605, 12th (Prince of Wales’ Own) Royal Lancers. Cavalry Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 28th November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Algernon & Mildred Stallard of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial. MR.17.

STALLARD

Bert

Private 55114, 14th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. 38th Welsh Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 5th August 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Brighton Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

STALLARD

Frederick William

Sergeant (Trumpeter) 2168, 12th (Prince of Wales’ Own), Royal Lancers. Cavalry Division. Killed in action 2nd October 1918. Brother of Miss Edith Stallard of 17, Kensington Place, Trafalgar Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery F.375

STANBRIDGE

Herbert [Henry] John

Gunner 130393, ‘D’ Battery, 63rd Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. 12th Division. Died of wounds 20th September 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed on St. Bartholomews Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, St. Radegonde F511.

STANDEN

Charles

Private G/3393, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action at Guillemont 31st August 1916. Aged 25. Son of Charles & Fanny Standen of 9, Osborne Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with The Sussex Yeomanry (SDGW Sussex Yeomanry). Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

STANDEN

W

No further information currently available. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book possibility is Standen W.G. Aged 43. R.A.V.C. Next of kin Eastbourne. Listed on Eastbourne War Memorial.

STANDING

David Louis

Private G/3991, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action in The Ypres Salient 22nd March 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cement House Cemetery, Langemarck, Belgium B.83.

STANFORD

Albert

Sergeant 6686, 1st Battalion, Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders. 27th Regular Division. Regular Soldier. Killed in action near Ypres 11th May 1915. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

STANFORD

A

No further information currently available. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. No satisfactory match with CWGC records or SDGW.

STANFORD

Albert Harmer

Private G/52548, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Aged 31. Husband of Mrs Annie Stanford of 69, Richmond Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR.20.

STAPLES

W J

Private M2/177594, Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. 42nd Division. After three years service, died of influenza in hospital at Charleroi 20th March 1919. Husband of Emily Staples of 9, Tidy Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. (Christian names not recorded) Buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery, Belgium. B.330.

STARKEY

Frederick Charles

Stoker Petty Officer K/453, H.M.S. ‘Wisteria’ Gibraltar Escort Force, Royal Navy. Died of disease in Gibraltar 29th October 1918. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Mabel Starkey of 40, Bonchurch Road, Brighton. Left a son. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Stokers Royal Navy. Buried in Gibraltar(North Front)Cemetery.

STARNES

William Frederick

Private TF/3651, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th South Midland Division. Pioneer Battalion. Killed in action on the Somme 12th July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs G.H. Starnes of 82, Tivoli Crescent, Preston Park, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted Hastings. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Mesnil Ridge Cemetery, Mesnil Martinsart F.1503

STEADMAN

Frederick George

Private G/8622, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 20th August 1916. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

STEDMAN

Alfred

Private 72408, Labour Corps. Western Front Units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 11th August 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal West Surreys. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

STEDMAN

Henry Walter

Driver 38780, 157th Field Company, Royal Engineers attached to the 16th Irish Division. Died of wounds 30th October 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers and on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Buried in Don Communal Cemetery, Annoeullin. F.1725

STEDMAN

John Napper

Lance Corporal 1842452, Royal Engineers. Died at home after the war on the 19th April, 1921. Aged 31. Husband of Mrs A.M. Stedman of 16, Whippingham Road, Brighton. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

STEEDMAN

Cyril Alfred

Private S/2336, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action during the attack on Ovillers 7th July 1916. Aged 17. Son of Simeon Duncan & Eleanor Jane Steedman of 52, Southampton Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Lukes Parish Church. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Special Reservist Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21.

STEELE

William Rufus

Private G/7185, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Ginchy 9th September 1916. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs R, Steele of 75, Park Crescent, Brighton. Husband of Mrs M. Steele of 10, Rose Court, Daventry, Northants. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension F.197.

STEER

George [William]

Gunner 901278, 1070 Battery, 222nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Mesopotamian Artillery units. Killed in action 21st July 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Amara War Cemetery. Iraq. 5.

STENNING

Henry

Private TF/203876, 13th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Wounded during the German Spring offensive and died in Military hospital at Rouen 17th April 1918. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs M. Stenning of ‘The Rest House’ Stanmer Park. Born Sayers Common and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Albans Parish Church. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F. 146

STENNING

William

Private G/5482, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Hulluch 9th October 1915. Aged 18. Only son of James Henry & Mary Anne Stenning of 9, Normanton Street, Brighton. Born in Hove and enlisted, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

STENNING

William E

Private L/10356, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26th September 1917. Aged 24. Son of Harry & Elizabeth Stenning of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

STEPHENS

A H

No further information currently available. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book or local newspapers. Possibilities include A. H. Stephens (6th Duke of Cornwalls L. I.) Born Woking, next of kin Wandsworth, and two Australians. None of these men have obvious Brighton connections.

STEPNEY

Louis William

Sapper 41923, 134th Fortress Company, Royal Engineers. Gallipoli. Killed in action on Gallipoli 12th September 1915. Aged 33. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not listed in St Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Beach Cemetery, Anzac. Gal.30.

STEPNEY

S

No further information currently available. No Stepney S. in CWGC records or with SDGW. Not recorded in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Possibly a duplication for W.S.R. Stepney listed below.

STEPNEY

William Septimus

[Listed as W S R STEPNEY on memorial] Driver 136556, Ranger 88th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 13th Division. Died in Mesopotamia 19th August 1916. Son of William & Emily Stepney of 18 Lancaster Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers (S. Stepney) Commemorated on The Basra Memorial, Iraq. MR.38.

STEVEN

G T

No further information currently available. Not Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. No G.T. Steven listed with CWGC records or SDGW. This could be a possible duplication for G.T. Stevens, below.

STEVENS

Alfred

Rifleman S/553, ‘D’ Company, 12th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 37th Division Killed in action 31st August 1916. Aged 41. Son of James & Mary Anne Stevens of Sandgate Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

STEVENS

Arthur Joseph

Private M2/135688, 347th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died of Malaria 21st February 1918. Aged 27. Son of Albert & Jessie Mary Stevens of 4, Shanklin Road, Brighton. Born in Bristol and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Egypt 2.

STEVENS

Frederick

Private G/1408, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 23rd November 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

STEVENS

George

Private 5759, 3rd Prince of Wales’s Own Dragoon Guards. Cavalry Division Killed in action near Ypres, 2nd June 1915. Aged 29. Son of Richard & Sarah Stevens of 3, Kew Street, Brighton. Born St. Nicholas, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.Belgium.MR.29.

STEVENS

George Eric

Private 5691, 20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (3rd Public Schools) 33rd New Army Division. Killed in action near Cambrin 13th March 1916. Aged 27. Son of William Stevens J.P. & Mrs Grace Stevens of ‘Garnalds’, Cuckfield. Listed on Cuckfield War Memorial. Born in Preston Park and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension. F.114.

STEVENS

George Thomas

Private G/25392, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th New Army Division. Killed in action during the final advance in Belgium 8th October 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs. George Thomas Stevens, 11, Bread Street, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted Guildford, Surrey. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR.30.

STEVENS

James

Private M2/181031, 406th Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. France. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient on the 10th December 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Stevens of 9, Elder Street, Brighton. Husband of Lilian Stevens (who re-married), of Southwick. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Proven, Belgium. B.18.

STEVENS

John Leslie

Corporal 920373, ‘D’ Battery, 211th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action during the final advance 17th October 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension F.206

STEVENS

Richard Henry Borkwood

Lieutenant, No. 49 Bomber Squadron, Royal Air Force. Western Front. Died on the 30th May 1918, circumstances unknown. Aged 19. Squadron flying D.H.4/9’s at the time. Son of Henry Marshall & Annie Elizabeth Stevens of Droveway Corner, Dyke Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2nd Lieutenants. Buried in Quend Communal Cemetery. F.1564

STEVENSON

Albert

Rifleman 1871, 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 27th Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 15th March 1916. 27th Regular Division. Born in Hove and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin St. Austell, Cornwall. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No 1 & 2, Belgium B.124.

STIEBEL

Charles

Lieutenant, Indian Army Medical Services. Attached to 62nd Punjabi Regiment. F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh) R.C.P. (Cambridge University). Died of disease in captivity in Kut el Amara 2nd February 1917. Aged 40. Son of Daniel Charles & Ada Juliana Stiebel of ‘Anand’ East Drive, Brighton. Husband of Mrs C. Stiebel of 168, Freshfield Road, Brighton. Medical Missionary at Nagercoil & Anand 1912/14. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Amara War Cemetery Iraq. 5.

STILLWELL

Albert Richard

Lance Sergeant 9320, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action at La Couronne 13th October 1914. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension. F.193.

STIMSON

Henry Geering

Rifleman R/50325, 4th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Division? Killed in action at Premont 8th November 1918. Aged 19. Son of Henry Geering & Emily Jane Stimson of 60, Park Crescent Road Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Riflemen. Buried in Premont British Cemetery F. 441.

STONE

Ernest Arthur

Private 11277, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 29th July 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Stone of 27, Franklin Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

STONE

Richard William

Lance Corporal L/10653, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Guedecourt 7th October 1916. Aged 20. Son of Richard & Emily Stone of 23, Richmond Hill, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Employee of Arnold & Marshall, Coachbuilders of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21.

STONE

Walter Henry

Private SD/2169, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the attack on Beaucourt Ridge, on the 3rd September 1916. Aged 28. Son of Charles Louis & Selina Stone of 32, Stafford Road, Brighton. Husband of Mrs Ada Stone of 10, Oxford Place, Plymouth, Devon. Born West Kensington and enlisted in St. Pauls Churchyard. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

STONE

W R

No further information currently available. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. This could possibly be Stoner W.R. duplicated.

STONER

Frederick George

Private G/40182, 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 33rd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 28th October 1916. Aged 22. Son of George & Clara Stoner of 106, Upper North Street, Brighton. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

STONER

William Richard

Private TF/238103, 21st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Pioneer Battalion of the 4th Regular Division. Died of disease at Le Treport, 19th November 1918. Aged 35. Husband of Kate Edith Stoner of 3, Mary Magdalene Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport F.13.

STORRY

John

Private 8475, 12th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action near Messines 11th July 1916. Aged 27. Son of Agnes Tuck of 18, Kemp Street, Brighton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Dranoutre Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.97.

STOVELL

Charles William

Stoker Petty Officer PO/K.3702, H.M.S. ‘Opal’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Destroyers. Drowned when the ship was wrecked off the Orkney Islands 12th January 1918. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Petty Officers Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3

STREETER

Horace Frederick

Able Seaman 2/252, ‘Howe’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. (Sussex). Royal Naval Division, Gallipoli. Wounded during the attack on Krithia and died 7th June 1915. Aged 17. Son of Frederick & Sarah Streeter of 17, Compton Road, Preston Park. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen and on St. Johns Church Memorial, Preston Park, Brighton. Buried in Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Gallipoli. Gal.1.

STRONG

Archibald Nelson

Guardsman 29473, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action near Queant, 3rd September 1918. Born Sandown, Isle of Wight and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy. F.646.

STRONG

Edwin Henry

Trooper 13/860, Auckland Mounted Rifles. New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Died of disease in Mudros 25th September 1915. Son of Thomas & Mary Strong of Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Portianos Military Cemetery, West Mudros, Lemnos Gr.11.

STRONG

Samuel [Victor]

Private G/17974, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment(3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Beaucourt Ridge 3rd September 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted Hastings. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery F.701

STRONG

William James

Private G/8192, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 23rd March 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Strong of Southover Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Roye New British Cemetery F.987.

STRUDWICK

J Ernest

Gunner 374377, 173rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born in Washington and enlisted in Brighton. Not listed in St Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial Mr.20.

STRUDWICK

William

Private G/16684, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Monchy 25th July 1917. Enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR.20.

STUBBS

Cecil Arthur

Lieutenant, 1/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 56th (1st London Division). Wounded at Gommecourt on the first day of the Somme offensive and died on the 2nd July 1916. Aged 22. Next of kin, 26, Grafton Road, Worthing. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery. F.120

STUNELL

Edwin James

Private S/1876, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Special Reservist. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in St. Marys A.D.S. F.1723

STUNELL

Ernest St John

Corporal G.3639, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th New Army Division Killed in action near Trones Wood 18th August 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Stunell of 34, Cambridge Street, Brighton. Husband of Daisy Stunell, who remarried, of Crayford, Kent. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Cpls. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No.2. F.1890/2

SUMMERS

George Albert

[Listed as B SUMMERS on memorial, probably B for Bert] Private 21702, 11th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 41st Division. Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Summers of Preston Park Avenue, Brighton. Born in Kemp Town and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book (Bertram Summers) and in St. Marks, Kemp Town (Albert Summers) Buried in Douchy les Ayette British Cemetery F.927

SUMMERSBY

William [Robert]

Sergeant 6538, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Regular Division. Killed in action at Festubert 16th May 1915. Born in Clapham & enlisted in Guildford Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Browns Road Military Cemetery, Festubert. F.260

SUMSION

Frederick

Private 285364, 12th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry.(Central Ontario) Died if influenza in the repatriation camp at Kinmel Park, Flintshire, North Wales, 8th February 1919. Aged 38. Stepson of William & Martha Mason of Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Buried in Bodelwyddan (St. Margaret) Churchyard, Flintshire.

SUTER

Egbert Harold

Lance Corporal 28167, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action at Grandcourt 18th November 1916. Aged 31. Husband of Harriett Ellen Suter of 48, Belgrave Street, Brighton. Son of Police Superintendant & Mrs Suter of Haywards Heath. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Brighton. Former Police Constable Retired in 1911. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls and on Haywards Heath Memorial. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt. F. 314.

SUTTER

William Wilson

Lance Corporal, Machine Gun Corps. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Recorded killed in action in Sussex Daily News. No known grave location.

SUTTON

George

Private 26947, 1st Battalion, Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. 4th Regular Division. Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel 11th December 1916. Aged 39. Son of George & Mary Anne Sutton of 6, Haylers Cottages, Middle Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in East Ham. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

SUTTON

George Ward

Private 38718, 2/8th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 66th East Lancs Division. Killed in action at Ypres, 9th October 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Elm Grove, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Albans Parish Church. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

SWAIN

Walter

Gunner 95662, ‘C’ Battery, 181st Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. 41st Division. One of 112 wounded men drowned when the Transport S.S. ‘Warilda’ was torpedoed off the Owers Light on the 3rd August 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Gunners. Commemorated on The Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton. MR. 40.

SWAN

F

Private, No further information currently available. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. (F. Swann.) No satisfactory match made with CWGC records or SDGW.

SWANNEL

Charles

Private GS/439, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Regular Division. Died of wounds received at Loos 27th September 1915. Husband of Mrs Charles Swannel of 42, Lavender Street, Brighton. Left two children. Employee of the L.B. & S.C. Railway. Born in London and enlisted in Brighton. Special Reservist. Served for 12 years as a bandsman with the 2nd Lancashire Fusiliers. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Noeux Les Mines Communal Cemetery F.178.

SWINDLEY

Donald

Private 56039, 19th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. (1st Central Ontario) 4th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action 10th October 1918. Aged 21. Son of Uriah & Catherine Swindley of 82, Lowell Avenue, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada. Born in Brighton. Family emigrated to Canada. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of Douglas Swindley. Buried in Niagara Cemetery, Iwuy.F.761.

SWINDLEY

Douglas

Private 25647, 14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Royal Montreal Regiment) 3rd Brigade. 1st Canadian Division. Wounded near Mount Sorrel, Ypres, and died on the 6th June 1916. Son of Uriah & Catherine Swindley of 82, Lowell Avenue St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada. Born in Brighton. Family emigrated to Canada. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brother of Donald Swindley. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.11.

SWINFEN

Percy Courtney

Second Lieutenant, Home Command (Hull), Royal Flying Corps. Killed while flying training 20th September 1917. Aged 18. Son of Charles Percy & Millicent Lucy Swinfen of 49, Lyndhurst Drive, Leyton, East London. Not recorded in St. Peters Memorial Book. Brighton connection, unknown. Buried in Hull Western Cemetery, Yorkshire.

SYMONDS

Sydney

Private 16040, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 24th New Army Division. Died of wounds 17th November 1915. Aged 32. Son of Mr & Mrs Albert Symonds of 40, St. Nicholas Road, Brighton. Born Brighton, enlisted Northampton. Not in Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Belgium B.15.

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