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BRIGHTON WAR MEMORIAL (1914-1921)
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UPTON

Albert [Nelson]

Private G/194, 8th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action on the opening day of the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Husband of Mrs Albert Upton of 70, Carlyle Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Employee of Brighton Corporation. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial. MR.19.

UPTON

Augustus [John]

Private 48688 , 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action 23rd June 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mrs. Jane Upton of 28, Carlyle Street, Elm Grove, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

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Frederick Edward

Private SD/4973, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs). 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the attack by 116th Brigade on Beacourt Ridge 3rd September 1916. Brother of Albert Nelson Upton. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukes Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel F.701.

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Richard Henry

Driver 221960, ‘A’ Battery, 330th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Missing in action on the first day of the German Spring offensive 21st March 1918. Aged 20. Son of Richard Edward & Caroline Upton of 52, Oldbury Road, Smethwick. No Brighton connection apart from being listed in St. Peters memorial Book with an entry under Ranks unknown (Richard Henry Upton). This is the only R.H. Upton with CWGC. Enlisted in Smethwick. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

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William Aubrey

Leading Stoker 234032, Royal Navy H.M.S. ‘Meteor’, Harwich Destroyer Flotillas. Killed in action during the Battle of Dogger Bank 24th January 1915. The destroyer was damaged and towed back to port. Regular sailor, next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Petty Officers Royal Navy. Buried in Immingham (St. Andrew) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.

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