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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

WADE

Edward Reginald

Private TF/235395, 1/5th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 55th Division. Killed in action in Belgium 22nd October 1918. Aged 25. Son of James & Rose Wade of 50, Dover Road, Brighton. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Woolwich. Formerly with The Royal Field Artillery. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book Buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, Belgium.

WAGHORN

Arthur [Horace]

Sergeant 5106, 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards. Cavalry Division. Killed in action at Ypres 17th May 1915. Aged 21. Adopted son of Mr & Mrs William Robinson of 57, Stanley Street, Brighton. Born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sergeants. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR, 29.

WAGNER

George Laurence

Private 14656, 763rd Area Employment Company, Labour Corps formerly with the 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Wounded at Ypres and died 20th May 1918. Son of George & Esther Wagner of 86, Goldstone Villas, Hove. Born Forest Gate and enlisted in St. Pauls Churchyard. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates (G.L. Wagnor) Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.16.

WAGNER

L

Not positively identified. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under unknown ranks (Laurence Wagnor) this is a possibility only and has no obvious Brighton Connections: WAGNER, (MM), Lawrence Bramleigh. Sergeant PLY/14151, 2nd Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action at Arras 28th April 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr. & Mrs E.J.Wagner of 91, Wallace Terrace, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20

WAIT

William Thomas

Private PO/14552, Royal Marine Light Infantry. H.M.S. ĎInvincibleí. Lost with the Battlecruiser at Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 26. Son of William & Matilda Wait, 23, Coleman Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís memorial Book under Privates. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea MR.3

WAITE

Albert

Private G/7647, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 26th September 1915. Aged 18. Son of James & Rosetta Waite of 29, Carlyle Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. (Alfred) Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

WAITE

David

Driver T4/185545, 23rd Reserve Park, Army Service Corps, Greece. Died of malaria in Salonika 22nd July 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Waite of 32, St. Martins Place, Brighton. Employee of Brighton Corporation Tramways Born St. Martins and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book Under Drivers, and St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Lambet Road Military Cemetery, Salonika, Greece. Gr.7.

WAKE

John Patrick

Sergeant 6619, 73rd Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 2nd June 1916. Born Castle Wellen County Down, Ireland. Enlisted in Grimsby, Lincolnshire. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Lincolnshire Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension. F.285.

WAKEFORD

Edward Francis

Captain, 1/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Reserve Battalion. Died of disease at home 23rd February 1915 Next of kin Brighton and Henfield. Also listed in Henfield Parish Church War memorial. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Captains. Educated at Hurstpierpoint College. (Listed on College War memorial.) Buried in Henfield Churchyard

WAKELY

Walter

Lance Sergeant 18930, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action 15th November 1917. Aged 27. Son of Richard & Mary Wakely of Brighton. Husband of Alice Wakely of Mitten Road, Bexhill on sea. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lance Sergeants. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WALES

Richard Henry

Private 21302, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action at Flers 15th September 1916. Aged 25. Husband of Elizabeth Anne Wales of 30, Winchester Street, Brighton. Born in Downham Market and enlisted in Norwich. Formerly with The Suffolk Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers. F.744

WALKER

Frederick D

Sergeant 3182, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 24th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 20th October 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Chester Farm Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium. B.56

WALKER

James

Lance Corporal L/8045, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded on the Marne and died 15th September 1914. Born St. Peters, Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Next of kin, Dartford, Kent. (Listed on Dartford War Memorial) Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in St. Nazaire Toutes Aides Cemetery. F.1839

WALKER

Sidney

Private SD/1487, 12th Battalion, (2nd South Downs) Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th New Army Division Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Next of kin, Brighton. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez. F.924.

WALKER

William George

Private, listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates (William George Walker) CWGC records hold several casualties named Private William George Walker. No positive identification of the Brighton man. Possibilities are

1) Pte. W.G. Walker Canadian Infantry Killed in action.11.8.18.

2) Private William George Ambrose Walker 3rd R. Fusiliers Killed in action 13.9.16.

3) Private William George Walker. Canadian M.G.C. Killed in action 7.11.17. 4) Pte.W.G.Walker 1st Middlesex Killed in action 3.8.18.

WALL

Percival Charles

Private G/8469, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action during the assault on Ovillers 7th July 1916. Aged 26. Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Catherine Wall of ĎInglesideí Wroxall, Isle of Wight. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WALLER

Aubrey William Kimpton

Private 49092, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 24th April 1918. Born in Queensland, Australia and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers Bretonneux F.144.

WALLER

Frederick James

Private SD/4124, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action near Becourt Ridge 3rd September 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs E. Waller of 53, Clyde Road, Brighton. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Extension. F.1013

WALLER

Harry James William

Private G/12097, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 23rd July 1917. Born in Ditchling and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium. B.73.

WALLER

Ronald [Edward]

Private 401386, 5th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles. (The Quebec Regiment) 8th, Brigade, 3rdCanadian Division. Wounded in Belgium and died 17th August 1916. Aged 24. Son of James & Alice Waller of Brighton. Brother of Mr. A.J. Waller of 21, Gordon Road, Kingston on Thames, Surrey. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Ljissenthoek Military Cemetery B.11.

WALLER

Thomas Herbert Ashley

Lieutenant Commander, ĎHoweí Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Gallipoli, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Wounded on Gallipoli and died 7th May 1915. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs T.W. Waller of 31, Sussex Square, Brighton. Reservist with 11 years service. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Royal Navy, Lt/Cmdrs. Buried in Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles. Gal.14.

WALLIS, MSM

John Frederick

Sergeant 540586, 497th Field Company, Royal Engineers 29th Division. Died at le Treport 8th August 1917. Aged 27. Husband of Mrs Emily Wallis of 4, Moulescomb Villas, Lewes Road Brighton. Born Lamberhurst & enlisted in Southborough. Son of William Henry & Annie Wallis of Lamberhurst, Kent. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book; listed on Lamberhurst Memorial. Buried in Mount Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport. F.13

WALLIS

Neville Hampton

Second Lieutenant, ĎCí Battery 50th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. 9th Division. Died of wounds in military hospital, Boulogne 25th May 1918. Aged 26. Son of Edwin Arthur & Mabel Hampton Wallis of ĎSunnysideí 166, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. F.102

WALLIS

Samuel [Augustus]

Pioneer 227872, 305th Road Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient, 30th November 1917. Aged 47. Husband of Mrs Louisa Wallis of 28, Robertson Road, Preston Park, Brighton. Born Trottiscliffe, Kent and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sappers (Samuel Willis) and on St. Johns Church Memorial, Preston Park. Buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium. B.3.

WALLS

Alfred

Corporal TF/204095, 1/6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 46th Division. Died at home 6th October 1918. Aged 26. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Maidstone. Next of kin residents of 48, Hamilton Road, Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book (unless this in the A. Whale unaccounted for !) Buried in Brighton Extramural Cemetery.

WALLS

Walter Francis

Lance Corporal 21726, 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Died of wounds in Boulogne military hospital 26th April 1918. Aged 22. Son of Walter & Ellen Maria Walls of 14, London Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery F.102.

WALROND

Francis Hillier

Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 14th Light Division. Died of wounds at home 15th August 1916. Aged 34. Son of Robert & Clara Walrond of ĎGlencoeí Walpole Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. Listed on St. Anneís Memorial (St. Georges Church) and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

WALSHAM

William Terry

Sergeant TF/202544, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment attached to Etaples Base camp as an instructor. Died of accidental injuries suffered during bombing instruction 2nd March 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted in Brighton Son of William Henry & Pheobe Anne Walsham of 54, The Old Steine Brighton. Member of The Dials Congregational Church. Officer in the 13th Company of the Brighton Boys Brigade. His father was C.S.M. W.H. Walsham of the Royal Defence Corps. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.F.40

WALTON

George [Alfred]

Private G/16203, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient near Railway Wood 28th September 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR.30

WARD

Henry

Private 46592, 1/4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. 75th Division. Died in Palestine 17th October 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Queens Park, Brighton St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Haifa War Cemetery, Palestine (Israel) Pal, 9.

WARD

Henry Seymour

Private G/16538, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Wounded during the German Spring offensive and died in military Hospital at Rouen on the 28th March 1918. Aged 35. Son of John & Maggie Ward of Brighton. Husband of Nellie Ward (who re married) of 124, Ditchling Road, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension. Rouen. F.146.

WARD

William [Samuel]

Private 25506, 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers 35th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 30th July 1916. Aged 21. Son of William Samuel & Kate Ward of 67, Bentham Road, Brighton. Formerly with Middlesex Regiment. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WARDLE

Joseph Walter

Sergeant 9469, 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 24th Division. Died of pneumonia in military hospital Hazebrouck 17th February 1918. Aged 37. Husband of Ellen Marion Wardle of 31, Duke Street, Brighton. Left a son, Gerald Wardle. Born Rusholme, Manchester and enlisted in Brighton. Eldest Son of Joseph Walter and Maude Wardle. Joined The Sussex Yeomanry in 1904. Name recorded on Hove War Memorial. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sergeants. (Staff Sgt. on Hove War Memorial.) Buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery F.200

WARDLE

Percy William

Private 113618, 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Central Ontario Regiment) 8th Brigade. 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action 30th September 1916. Aged 29. Brother of Sgt. J.W. Wardle. Youngest son of Joseph Walter & Maude Wardle. Husband of Florence Lillian Wardle. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial. MR.23.

WARE

George Laurence

Private 27101, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 16th August 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium. B.112

WARREN

Herbert [Ernest]

Troop Clerk, Mercantile Marine. Lost when the S.S. ĎMarquettaí was torpedoed by a submarine in Salonika Bay 23rd October 1915. Aged 45. Son of Zachariah & Leah Warren. Husband of Hannah Elizabeth Warren of 21a Shanklin Road, Brighton. Born New Cross. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Naval Ranks unknown and on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial, Queens Park, Brighton. Commemorated on The Tower Hill Memorial, London. MR.39

WARTH

Arthur

Private TF/203223, 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 25th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 22nd September 1917. Not listed in St. Peters. No Brighton connections. The casualty listed in St. Peters under Cpls. is an F. Warth not included in CWGC records. This is the only A. Warth with CWGC. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

WASHER

William Charles

Lance Corporal 66042, 206th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 20th September 1917. Aged 31. Son of William & Elizabeth Washer of 26, Cowper Street, Hove. Husband of Edith Washer of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with The Middlesex Regiment. Listed in St. Martins Parish Church and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

WASHINGTON

Harry George

Able Seaman R/2683, 2nd Reserve Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 3rd April 1919. Aged 20. Son of Henry & Emily Washington of 37, Red Cross Street, Brighton St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

WATERMAN

Edward Charles

Private SD/5492, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensives 3rd April 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Haywards Heath. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres. F.526.

WATERMAN

Ernest John

Gunner 234680, ĎCí Battery, 102nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. 23rd Division. Wounded in the Ypres Salient and died 22nd October 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs V. Waterman of 49, Exeter Street, Brighton. Enlisted in Bromley, Kent. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Ljissenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B.11.

WATERS

F

Unidentified. No satisfactory match made with CWGC records or SDGW. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book or local newspapers.

WATERS

Montague Christopher

Private GS/121, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg LíAvoue 8th May 1915. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Fulham. Special Reservist St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Rue Pattilon Military Cemetery, Fleaurbaix F.525

WATKINS

Albert ĎBertieí Cornelius

Private 75452, 126th Company, Labour Corps. Western Front units. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 21st August 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Watkins of 60, Albion Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Formerly with the 18th Labour Company, Royal West Surreys. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium. B.10.

WATKINS

Henry Ernest

Private 44301, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment6th Regular Division. Killed in action 14th August 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Watkins of 60, Albion Street, Brighton. Brother of Bertie Watkins. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with Bedfordshire Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Employed by the Princess Laundry Company as a driver. Buried in Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Zillebeke, Belgium. B.115.

WATSON

George [A C]

Able Seaman, Royal Navy. Served in the Battleship ĎTriumphí at Tsingtao, China, in 1914, and Gallipoli. Severely wounded while on shore duty and discharged. Died of his wounds at home 1st May 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Watson of 29, Riley Road, Brighton. Regular sailor. Awarded the Messina Medal in 1911. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Seamen, Royal Navy and on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road, Brighton. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

WATSON

Harold Shepherd

Private G/24548, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Thiepval, 28th September 1916. Born in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

WATTS

Cecil Richard

Private 28073, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Died of wounds at Wimereux 18th October 1917. Aged 24. Son of Richard & Eliza Watts of 3, Circus Street, Brighton. Husband of Florence Watts of 23, Windsor Buildings, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery F.64.

WATTS

Frank Allen

Private 22093, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 7th Regular Division. Killed in action at Arras 4th May 1917. Born in Edinburgh. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR.20.

GEORGE

Frederick

Private G/968/ Watts, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Loos 28th September 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Watts of South Road, Haywards Heath. Later of Blatchington Road Hove. Name appears on both Hove and Haywards Heath War Memorial. Brighton connection unclear. Enlisted in Hove Born Haywards Heath. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. M.G. Section. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension F.285.

WATTS, MC

Ronald William Ailsa

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. 33rd Division. Died of wounds 12th November 1916. Aged 23. Son of The Rev. Alan Hunter and Mrs Watts of Holy Trinity Vicarage Brighton. Educated at Cambridge University (B.A. Cambs) Born in Lenton. Nottinghamshire. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte. F.105.

WAYLAN, MM

Sidney Frank

2nd Corporal 98178, 155th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 16th Irish Division. Died of wounds at Etaples Base Hospital 25th March 1918. Aged 34. Brother of Mr C. Waylan of 16, Kings Road, Belmont, Surrey. Born in Sutton, Surrey and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. F.40.

WEALE

Charles

Lance Corporal 11664, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 4th Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 12th September 1916. Born in Birmingham and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.MR.21.

WEBB

Alfred Henderson

Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Meerut Division. The Indian Army. Died in Mesopotamia 4th May 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr H.P. & Mrs Elizabeth Henderson Webb of 78, Dyke Road, Brighton. Born in Hurstpierpoint. Educated at Brighton College (Brighton College Memorial) Brother of J.C. Webb. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. 6.

WEBB

Charles Henry

Private G/4228, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915 Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial. MR.19.

WEBB

Francis Henry

Lance Corporal 84274, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Wounded in France and died at home 12th September 1918. Aged 30. Son of Mrs Frances Webb of 63, Elphick Road, Newhaven. Husband of Mrs Maude Webb of Brighton. Born in Marylebone. Newhaven Memorial and St. Peters Memorial Book under L/Cpls. Formerly with The Royal West Surrey Regiment. Buried in Newhaven Urban District Cemetery.

WEBB

John Clifford

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action at Flers 14th September 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr H.P. and Mrs Elizabeth Henderson-Webb of 78, Dyke Road Brighton. Brother of Alfred Webb. Educated at Brighton College and Jesus College, Cambridge. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under 2/Lts. Buried in The Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. F.374

WEBB

William John

Private 30287, 62nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action near Hooge 4th October 1917. Aged 22. Son of William & Mary Webb of 42, Middle Road, Preston Park. Born Preston Park and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and on St. Johns Parish Church Memorial, Preston Park. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke.Belgium. B112.

WEBBER

Albert ĎBertieí

Private G/3196, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Hooge when a mine exploded under the Battalion, trenches on the 14th February 1916. Aged 31. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in The Menin Road, South, Military Cemetery, Ypres Belgium.B.72.

WEBSTER

Walter

Corporal 532013, 490th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 8th Regular Division. Died of wounds near Messines 7th July 1917. Son of Walter & Caroline Webster of 68, Park Crescent Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial under Corporals and on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Buried in Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery, Ypres. B.34

WEDLAKE

Frank Albert

Gunner 58662, 129th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front Units. Killed in action on the Marne 21st September 1914. Born in Yeovil and enlisted in Bath. Member of Brighton Police. Regular Artilleryman. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Braine Communal Cemetery F.1110.

WEIR

Peter

Second Lieutenant, 87th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Wounded and died in Base hospital Etaples 15th August 1915. Aged 25. Son of Dugald & Annie Weir of Glasgow. Husband of Mrs Louisa Weir of 10, Ashdown Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. F.40.

WELCH

Frank

Private PW/3494, 18th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 33rd Division (Divisional Pioneer Battalion.) Reported missing during the German Spring offensive in Flanders 13th April 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Chichester. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book (Welch D.)?? Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial , Belgium. MR.32

WELCH

George

Private 40371, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 21st Division. Died at home 6th July 1917. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Loughborough. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

WELCH

George William

Lance Sergeant 52203, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. (Bankers) 41st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 17th June 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal West Surrey Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lance Sergeants. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.Belgium. MR.29.

WELCH

Nathaniel

Private 50221, 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Divisional Pioneer Battalion. 37th Division. Severely gassed and died later in base hospital in Rouen 15th May 1918. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Welch of Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with Royal Engineers. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F.146.

WELLER

Douglas [Oliver]

Private 23733, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots. 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action near Serre 13th November 1916. Born Newick and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No.1. Puisieux.F.742.

WELLER

William John

Rank, number and unit unknown. Discharged and died after the war in the Royal Sussex County Hospital on the 2nd June 1920. Aged 35. Next of kin, 94, Church Street, Brighton. No CWGC headstone. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

WELLFARE

Arthur John

Gunner 900807, ĎAí Battery, 337th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (T.F.). Died on active service in Mesopotamia 29th June 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Drivers Commemorated on The Basra Memorial Iraq. MR.38.

WELLING

Sidney Thomas George

Private TF/241506, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26th September 1917. Aged 32. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin Langdale Road, Hove. Also listed on Hove War Memorial. Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

WELLING

Wilfred Wyndham

Able Seaman 2/280, ĎAnsoní Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 28th May 1917. Aged 24. Son of Walter Wyndham & Alice Maude Welling of 284 Ditchling Rd. Brighton. Born at Henfield. Also listed on Henfield Parish Church and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen. Buried in Orchard Dump Cemetery F.777.

WELLS

Frederick Herbert Sidney

Pioneer 538355, 58th Artillery Works Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 7th August 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Pioneers and on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. (All sources give intials F.H.S) Only the War Memorial records F.N.S which is an error. Buried in Querrieu British Cemetery F.116

WELLS

Frederick Thomas

Sergeant 15638, 2nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. 8th Regular Division. Died of wounds at Duisan 27th October 1918. Aged 31. Husband of Mrs Anne Caroline Wells of 50, Lincoln Street, Brighton. Son of James Davis & Ellen Elizabeth Wells. Born in Eastbourne. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sergeants and on Royal Engineers Memorial in St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery F.113

WELLS

H G

Unidentified. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates (H.G. Wells) and on St. Johns Church Memorial, Preston Park (H. Wells). Sussex Daily news report of May 1918 mentions Sapper H.G. Wells of Royal Engineers being wounded in France. There are four other possibilities with CWGC records.

WELLS

John West

Private G/18977, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Posted missing during the German Spring offensive 5th May 1918. Husband of Mrs J.W. Wells of 19, Mighall Street, Brighton. Left three children. Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

WELLS

Thomas

Private G/16602, 22nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment transferred to Labour Corps. Died in Winchester. 26th November 1918. Aged 44. Husband of Frances Wells, 37, Gladstone Place, Lewes Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

WELLS

T

Unidentified. No mention in St. Peters or on Local Memorials. Nothing found in newspapers. There are many T. Wells with CWGC. None with obvious connections with the Town.

WELLS

Thomas Levi

Corporal 5553, 90th Heavy Battery. The Royal Garrison Artillery Died at home after the War 29th December 1919. Aged 36. Husband of Mrs Beatrice Wells of 24, Council Cottages, Sopers, Pulborough. Born in Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

WELLS

William Charles

Private G/18614, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds on the Somme 1st November 1916. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Wells of 90, Lincoln Street, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Wells. Mr. Wells was the Curator of The Brighton Aquarium. William was a porter at the Queens hotel for 14 years. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with The Royal Fusiliers. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Varennes Military Cemetery F.41.

WEST

Alfred Ernest

Private L/9091, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Troyon 4th October 1914. Born Preston Park and enlisted in Hurstpierpoint. Regular Soldier. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial MR.15.

WEST

Charles Frank

Private 7896, 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Died in military hospital at Baillieul 14th December 1914. Born St. Lukeís, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton Regular soldier. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Baillieul Communal Cemetery. F.284

WEST

Jesse Arthur

Gunner 900046, 3/1st Home Counties Brigade (T.F.), Royal Field Artillery. Indian Army based in India. Died of disease 3rd February 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Commemorated on The Karachi Memorial Pakistan MR.67

WEST

Lawrence

Private G/4949, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at The Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Born in Hampstead, Middlesex and enlisted in Horsham. Not recorded in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Connection with Brighton not established. This entry needs to be confirmed. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery , Loos. F.219.

WEST

Robert Henry

Gunner 374408, 11th Mountain Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died in Palestine 24th June 1918. Aged 30. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Palestine. Pal.3.

WEST

V W

Unidentified. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Privates (West V.W.) No entries with CWGC records under West V.W. or W.V. Possibility is Vernon H. West Private 42091 M.G.C. Killed in action 6.9.16. whose name appears on Horsham W.M. (V. West) F.393.

WEST

William

Private G/70291, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 2nd September 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under unknown ranks. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery. F.833

WESTINGTON, MM

Abraham

Corporal 43356, 81st Field Company, Royal Engineers. 19th Division. Killed in action 24th March 1918. Aged 26. Son of Frederick & Martha Westington of 80, Round Hill Crescent Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

WESTON

Albert George

Private G/240, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action during the attack on Ovillers 7th July 1916. Aged 32. Son of Stephen & Alice Weston of 5, Carlton Row, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21.

WHARTON

Henry [William]

Lance Corporal 12/264, 12th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 21st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 1st July 1916. Aged 20. Son of William & Charlotte Wharton of 84 Stanford Grove Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under L/Cpls. No other L/Cpl Whartons listed with CWGC. Brighton connection not established. Suspect entry. Buried in Queens Cemetery, Puisieux, F.802.

WHEATLEY

Doctor

Private S/260, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg LíAvoue 9th May 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs Isaac Wheatley of 88, Hanover Terrace, Brighton. Born in Hartfield and enlisted in Brighton. Special Reservist. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial. MR.22.

WHEATLEY

Harry

Guardsman 13907, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action at Flers 25th September 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under privates. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

WHEATLEY

Sydney Hoad

Private 42765, 2/10th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 66th East Lancashire Division. Killed in action at Ypres 9th October 1917. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs George Wheatley of Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Also listed on Tunbridge Wells War Memorial. Husband of Lilian Wheatley of Brighton, who later moved to Framfield Road, Uckfield. Born Tunbridge Wells Enlisted in Hove. Formerly with The East Surrey Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30

WHEELAN

Joseph Michael

Private G/24401, 2/4th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the 2nd Battle of Gaza 19th April 1917. Aged 33. Husband of Margaret Louise Wheelan of 8, Coleridge Street, Brighton. Born in London and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine MR.34.

WHEELER

Ernest Edwin

Private 2393475, 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. (Mississuaga Regiment) 11th Brigade. 4th Canadian Division Killed in action 9th August 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Emily Wheeler of 48, Vere Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Buried in Le Quesnel Communal Cemetery Extension. F.585

WHELAN

Walter

Gunner 48984, 23rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Western Front. Killed in action on The Somme 20th July 1916. Enlisted in Brighton Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

WHISTON

William

Lance Corporal G/5627, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 3rd April 1918. Aged 33. Born St. Giles and enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Mrs Agnes C.E.Whiston of 45, St. Pauls Street, Lewes Road, Brighton. Listed on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in St. Emillie Valley Cemetery, Villers Faucon. F.365.

WHITE

Charles James

Pioneer 110773, 1st Labour Battalion, Royal Engineers. Western Front. Wounded on the Somme and died 4th October 1916. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in London. Next of kin, Worthing. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Guillemont Road Cemetery. F.294.

WHITE

Ernest

Unidentified to date. There is an entry in St. Peters Memorial Book under Ranks unknown for Ernest White. No satisfactory match has been made from 296 available with CWGC.

WHITE

Frank

Gunner 374113, 15th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (Sussex T.F.). Killed in action 25th September 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís memorial Book under Gunners. Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery F.446

WHITE

Frederick George

Second Lieutenant, 64th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. 21st Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 4th September 1917. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs A. White of 65, Queens Park Rise, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3.Belgium. B.8.

WHITE

Frank Shackleton

Gunner 625334, ĎBí Battery. 19th Brigade The Honourable Artillery Company Died of Paralysis on active service in Egypt 13th January 1919. Aged 22. Son of Frank & Edith White of 282, Ditchling Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners and in St. Martins Parish Church. Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. 1.

WHITE

Frederick William

Private L/5289, 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment5th Regular Division. Killed in action at La Basse 28th October 1914. Regular Soldier. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial. MR.22.

WHITE

George Henry

Private 8845, 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 4th Regular Division. Killed in action 22nd December 1916. Aged 36. Son of George Frederick & Ellen White of 22, Freehold Terrace, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hurstpierpoint. Listed on St. Albans Parish Church Memorial, Coombe Road. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Combles. F.786.

WHITE

George Arthur

Private L/9086, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres on the 6th November 1914. Aged 23. Son of Mr. White & Mrs Caroline White of 108, Islingword Road, Brighton. Regular Soldier. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele , Belgium. B.125.

WHITE

William

Driver 900194, ĎCí Battery, 220th Brigade. Royal Field Artillery (Sussex T.F.) Killed in action in Mesopotamia 29th October 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Gunners and St. Martins Parish Church Commemorated on The Basra Memorial, Iraq. MR.38.

There is another William White See entry in Addenda (Canadian Infantry)

WHITE

W G

No positive identification made to date. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Private Walter George White. There are surprisingly few Walter George Whiteís with CWGC records. The most probable is listed here: WHITE, Walter George, Private 3320163, 38th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. (The Ottowa Regiment). 12th Brigade. 4th Canadian Division. Killed in action 2nd September 1918. Brother in law of Alice White of 12 Rosenthal Road, Catford. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates. Buried in Dury Mill British Cemetery F.426

WHITEHEAD

William Charles

Private 52160, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action near Warlancourt 26th August 1918. Born in London and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Warlancourt British Cemetery F.385.

WHITEHOUSE

Herbert Percival

Private 5354, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 20th February 1916 Born in Epsom, Surrey and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under ranks unknown and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.Belgium MR.29.

WHITINGTON

John James

Boy Steward L/10879, ĎGlattoní, Royal Navy. H.M.S. Dover Offshore Units. Lost when the Coastal defence ship blew up in Dover harbour after a cordite fire 16th September 1918. Aged 17. Son of George & Ellen Whitington of 1, Elder Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Stewards, Royal Navy and on St. Bartholomewís Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Gillingham New Cemetery, Kent.

WHITMORE

Arthur Martin

Private TF/320394, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Gaza 6th November 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Henrietta Kate Whitmore of 28, Whippingham Road, Elm Grove, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Whitmore. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Beersheba Cemetery, Palestine Pal.1.

WHITTAKER

Charles [H]

Private 5425, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 37th Division. Killed in action at Hamel on the Somme 15th October 1916. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs Jessie Whittaker of 21, Hampton Place, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs J.P. Whittaker of Dudley, Worcestershire. Born in Dudley and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery. F.701.

WHITWELL

William

Able Seaman PO/221875, H.M.S. ĎPartridgeí, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas. Lost with the ship when it was sunk in action with four German Destroyers off Bergen, Norway on the 12th December 1917. Aged 33. Son of Tom & Harriett Whitwell of Fulham. Born Camberwell. The only W. Whitwell with CWGC records. Brighton connection not established. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3.

WHY

George

Able Seaman, St. Peters Memorial Book under Seamen Royal Navy. No record with CWGC records or Cross of Sacrifice (Naval Ranks). Probably died after discharge. Employee of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway Company. Listed on Brighton Station War Memorial. No trace of local burial.

WICKHAM

Henry William

Lance Sergeant 23220, 13th Battalion, Royal Scots. 15th Scottish Division Killed in action at Flers 15th September 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Wickham of John Street, Brighton. Employed by Brighton Post Office. Born Bourneville, Birmingham. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lance Sergeants Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21.

WICKSON

William [James Patrick]

Bombardier 900738, ĎBí Battery, 293rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery (Sussex T.F.) Killed in action 21st March 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Wickson of 58, Frederick Street, North Road, Brighton. Born in London and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Bombardiers. Buried in Beaumetz Crossroads Cemetery F.755.

WIGELSWORTH

Roy Parkin

Trooper 3673, 10th Australian Light Horse, Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Died of disease and buried at sea 12th October 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Wigelsworth of Brighton. Resident of Margaret River, Western Australia. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial under Troopers. Commemorated on The Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt. MR.41.

WIGGINTON

Archibald

Corporal 2753, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died at home after the war 17th March 1919. Aged 41. Husband of Mrs Jennie Wigginton of 311, Queens Park Road, Brighton. Born in Leicester and enlisted in Brighton. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book but listed in St. Lukeís Parish Church. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery

WILCOX

Percy William

Flight Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps. Home Training Command Killed in a flying accident 31st December 1917. Aged 24. Husband of Margaret Wilcox (who re married) of Tunbridge Wells. Son of Mr & Mrs Wilcox of Brighton. Brother of Herbert Wilcox Film Director who married Anna Neagle the actress. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

WILEY

Donald William

Second Lieutenant, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Killed in action near Busigny 12th October 1918. Aged 20. Youngest Son of George & Emily Wiley of 6, Lancaster Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension F, 341

WILKINS

Archibald Raymond

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Indian Army. Lahore Division. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 8th March 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs William Wilkins of 2, Goldsmid Road, Hove. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lieutenants. A Solicitor. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial. Iraq. MR.38.

WILKINS

Augustine Thomas Herbert

Sergeant Mechanic 223736, Royal Air Force formerly with Royal Naval Air Service. Died at home in the Royal Sussex County Hospital 11th October 1919. Aged 42. Husband of Agnes Ellen Wilkins of 59, Grange Road, Hove. Buried in Hove Cemetery, Old Shoreham Road, Hove.

WILKINS

Bert

Sergeant S/9851, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action at Richebourg LíAvoue 9th May 1915. Born St. Pauls, Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Special Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown Ranks. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

WILKINS

C E

Able Seaman Z/171, ĎAnsoní Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Gallipoli, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 5th July 1915. Aged 24. Son of John Thomas & Louisa Wilkins of 35, Milner Road, Elm Grove Brighton. Not listed on St. Peters Memorial Book and in St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road (G.A. Wilkins). All the evidence points to the fact that the initials C.E. on the Memorial are in error. Buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli. Gal.12.

WILKINS

Evelyn Francis Eustace

Driver T/364785, Royal Army Service Corps. Heavy Transport Units. Died at home after the war 27th June 1920. Aged 39. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

WILKINS

Frank Fenner

Driver 245491, ĎCí Battery, 161st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. 32nd New Army Division. Killed in action 27th May 1918. Aged 20. Son of James & Nellie Wilkins of 231, Preston Park Road, later of 24, Rugby Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux. F.214

WILKINS

William

Private 7668, 97th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 14th February 1917. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Louisa Wilkins of 67, Hanover Terrace, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Beaumont Hamel British Cemetery, F.221.

WILKINS

William Henry

Private G/17923, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during The Third Battle of Ypres on the 26th September 1917. Aged 39. Husband of Mrs Grace Wilkins who remarried and lived at 4, Portland Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

WILKINSON

Frank

Corporal 5967, 20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (3rd Public Schools) 33rd Division. Killed in action at High Wood 26th September 1916. Aged 40. Son of Thomas & Eliza Wilkinson of 7, York Avenue Hove. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Cpls. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21 Also listed on Hove War Memorial.

WILLDER

Samuel

Private R/ 33497, Kings Royal Rifle Corps attached to the 12th Battalion, London Regiment. (The Rangers) 56th London Division. Killed in action during the Battle of Amiens 24th August 1918. Aged 31. Son of Thomas & Catherine Willder of 90, Kynaston Road, London N.16. Also listed on Stoke Newington War Memorial. Warehouseman. Born in Hackney and enlisted in Stoke Newington. Brighton connection unknown. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. (This is the only S. Willder with CWGC.) Buried in Bray Mill Cemetery, Bray sur Somme F.164.

WILLE

Henry Frederick

Private G/12172, Royal Sussex Regiment. Wounded in May 1917, and died after discharge 20th March 1920. Aged 33. Next of kin 19, Eastern Road, Brighton. Not in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery (Private Burial)

WILLEY

Charles Jarrett

Private 27334, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action 26th September 1917. Born in Chailey and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21.

WILLIAMS

Arthur A

Sapper, Royal Engineers. Not listed in SDGW (R.E.) St. Peters Memorial Book under Sappers (Arthur Williams). Possibly died after discharge. Not mentioned in local newspapers. No local burial traced to date. No match made with CWGC records.

WILLIAMS

Charles Henry

Private SD/978, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Becourt 3rd September 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WILLIAMS

Eric

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 27th March 1918. Son of The Rev. T. Rhonnda & Mrs Williams of 4, Norfolk Terrace, Brighton. Minister of Union Church, Queens Road. Educated at Brighton College. Listed on Brighton College Memorial and in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial. MR.27

WILLIAMS

Henry

Private G/2442, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (2nd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 21. Son of the late Owen & Florence Williams of 54, Hendon Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in East Grinstead. Also listed on Ashurstwood Parish War Memorial. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

WILLIAMS

John

Private 633, 24th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Indian Army. Died of disease at Landour, India. 30th September 1916. Aged 39. Son of Mr & Mrs Porter Williams. Husband of Florence Williams of 54, Hendon Street, Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried Landour Cemetery, India. Commemorated on The Madras War Memorial, India MR.66

WILLIAMS

Philip Clarence

Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 10th Irish Division. Killed in action during the landings at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, on the 10th August 1915. Aged 21. Second Son of Motague & Harriette Williams of ĎLee Houseí Dyke Road, Brighton. Educated at Brighton College and Merton College, Oxford. Listed on Brighton College Memorial. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR.4.

WILLIAMSON

Percy

Trooper 2952, Household Cavalry attached to the 1st Life Guards. Killed in action at Ypres 13th May 1915. Born in Gunnersbury and enlisted in London. Regular Soldier. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Troopers. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR.29.

WILLIS

Albert Henry

Corporal S/7149, 8th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. 15th Scottish Division Killed in action near Hulluch 16th October 1915. Special Reservist Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

WILLIS

Henry Percival

Rank, number and unit, unknown. Died at home after discharge after the war 3rd June 1921. Aged 35. Next of kin 16, Newmarket Road, Brighton. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery. Private burial.

WILLIS

Percy Thomas

Private 10685, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21st July 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Privates (P.T. Williams). Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WILLS

William Henry

Private G/8115, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital, Boulogne 20th April 1917. Aged 30. Husband of Beatrice Hilda Wills of 6, Winchester Street, Clyde Road, Brighton. Son of Joseph & Agnes Wills. Born in Bideford, Devon. Enlisted in London. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. F.102.

WILMSHURST

Alfred Albert

Private 47970, 1/4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 50th Northumbrian Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 26th October 1917. Aged 42. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Husband of Martha Esther Wilmshurst of 62, Coleman Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

WILSHER

Elliott Charles

Private G/20156, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Yeomanry Division. Died in military hospital in Egypt, 2nd February 1918. Aged 19. Son of William George & Emma Jane Wilsher of 39, Ditchling Road, Brighton. Born in Hove and enlisted in Chichester. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Egypt 2.

WILSON

Cyril James

Private 535289, 1/15th Battalion, London Regiment. (The Civil Service Rifles) 47th (2nd London) Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 30th November 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs James Wilson of Brighton. Born in Brighton. Enlisted in Brighton. Member of Brighton Police Force. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR.17.

WILTSHIRE

Charles Edward

Stoker 2nd Class K/21202, H.M.S. ĎBulwarkí, Royal Navy. Channel Squadron. Lost when the Battleship blew up at Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs. George Edward Wiltshire of 34, Melbourne Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Stokers Royal Navy Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR.3.

WILTSHIRE

George Joseph

Sergeant14835, ĎAí Company Depot, South Wales Borderers. Instructor Sergeant. Died at home of disease. 14th April 1916. Aged 40. Husband of Mrs F.A. Wiltshire of 24, Whitchurch Road, Prees, Shropshire. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sergeants. Not listed in SDGW Part 29. Listed on St. Annes Parish Church Memorial in St. Georges Church, Kemp Town and on Pembroke Memorial under Monkton. Buried in Pembroke (Monkton St. Nicholas) Cemetery, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

WINCHESTER

James

Corporal G/3677, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Delville Wood. 31st August 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WINCHESTER

T

Private, St. Peters Memorial Book under Privates (Winchester T.) No match made with CWGC or SDGW. Information urgently required

WINCHESTER

William Philip John

Lance Corporal 41768, 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action near St. Jean on the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres 31st July 1917. Aged 19. Son of Harry & Mary Winchester of 30, Rochester Street, Kemp Town, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in White House Cemetery, St. Jean Les Ypres, Belgium. B.101

WINCHESTER

William Charles Connor

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 25th Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Grandcourt 21st October 1916. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lieutenants. No details of Brighton next of kin. Buried in Grandcourt Road Cemetery F.384.

WINCHESTER

W H

Not positively identified Pte 31787 W. Winchester reported wounded in the Sussex Daily News in May 1918. Not mentioned locally nor in St Peters Memorial Book. The only W.H. Winchester recorded with CWGC records is listed below as a possibility only

WINCHESTER

W H

Captain, A.M.L.O. The Royal Engineers. Died in General Hospital at Calais. 2nd March 1920 Buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, Calais. F.65.

WINDEBANK

Frederick Harold

Private G/20117, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action near Soissons 29th July 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Windebank 19, Princes Crescent, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial MR.18.

WINDER

Jesse

Private L/10322, 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Killed in action during the First Battle of Ypres 31st October 1914. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Queens Park, Brighton. Listed on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial and in St. Peters Memorial Book. Regular soldier. Buried in Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium B113.

WINGRAVE

Charles Goldring

Private 115631, 49th Company, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Missing in action during the German Flanders offensive in the Ypres Salient 25th April 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Son of Thomas William & Lucy Wingrave of 18, Trinity Street, Brighton. Formerly with the London Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

WINSOR

Walter William

Private SD/5484, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Bazentin le Petit 16th August 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under ranks unknown. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

WINTER

Harry

Private T/4/5484, Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home after the war 5th March 1919. Aged 46. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

WINTERBORN

William

Private 28292, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. 37th Division. Died at home 2nd April 1917. Aged 26. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Cricklewood. Next of kin Residents of Hendon. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

WINTON

Hubert William

Private 25448, 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 35th Division. Killed in action near Bazentin on the 18th July 1916. Aged 18. Husband of Amelia Ann Winton of 26, Windsor Street, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Mark Winton of 4, De Montfort Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Formerly with the Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

WISDOM

George Henry

Petty Officer 1/121, ĎHoweí Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Evacuated from The Gallipoli Peninsular with enteric fever and died in hospital on Lemnos 17th July 1915. Aged 25. Son of Mr J.T. & Ellen Wisdom of 8, Cheapside, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Petty Officers, Royal Navy. Buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos. Greece. 6.

WISEMAN

George W

Corporal M2/153820, 5th Army Troops Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of influenza in Lille 27th November 1918. Aged 24. Husband of Rose Wiseman of 2, Hanover Place, Lewes Road, Brighton. Son of George Albert & Lydia Wiseman. Served in France and Italy. Left a son. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Corporals. Buried in Lille Southern Cemetery. F.1027.

WITHERS

Victor William

Second Lieutenant, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 6th July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs A. E. Withers of 7, Cornwall Gardens, Patcham. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants and on St. Johns Church Memorial, Preston Park. Buried in Bois De Noelette British Cemetery F.558.

WOOD

Colin Richard

Captain, 5th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment attached to the 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Givenchy 18th January 1915. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial. MR.22.

WOOD

Edward

Private SD/985, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (1st South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Cambrin 3rd June 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension. F.114

WOOD

Frederick Edgar

Rifleman 1182, 1st Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 4th Regular Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Hamburg 21st April 1915. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book or mentioned in local papers. Brighton connection not positively established. Most likely of four F.E. Wood recorded by CWGC. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ohlsdorf, Germany. Ger.2.

WOOD

George

Sapper 2661, 490th Field Company (1st Home Counties), Royal Engineers. 8th Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 23rd October 1916. Aged 20. Son of George & Sarah Wood of 23, Hollingdean Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sappers and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial, and also The Royal Engineers Memorial St. Albans Church, Coombe Road. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21.

WOOD

Walter

Private SD/5045, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action at Cambrin 30th May 1916. Aged 33. Son of Charles Alfred & Emily Wood of 95, Bonchurch Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension. F.114.

WOODFORD

Arthur

Private SD/2223, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (3rd South Downs) 39th New Army Division. Killed in action during the attack on The Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs Robert Woodford of Gravesend, Kent. Born in Gravesend and enlisted in Hove. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery F.631.

WOOD-HIGGS

Ralph James

Lance Corporal TF/229768, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action near Ypres on the 8th March 1918. Aged 29. Son of Jesse & Miriam Wood-Higgs of 12, Paston Place, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under L/Cpls and in St. Georges Parish Church and also on St. Marks Church, Kemp Town War Memorial. Previously served with London Regiment and Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium. B.112.

WOODHOUSE, MC

Coventry William

Captain, East African Forces. German East Africa. Killed in action on the Mozambique Border 1st November 1918. Aged 34. Son of Mrs Mary Woodhouse of 47, Upper Rock Gardens, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Captains. Buried in Maputo Cemetery, Mozambique. East Africa.

WOODNUTT

George Henry

Private 11559, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action near Richebourg 4th March 1915. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg LíAvoue F.727

WOODS

Alfred Marcus

Second Lieutenant, ĎCí Battery, 78th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. 17th Northern Division. Killed in action 26th February 1917. Aged 26. Eldest son of Alfred & Mary Jane Woods of 72 Edward Street, Brighton Educated at Cambridge Univerity (B.A.) Brother of R.G.Woods below. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in Combles Communal Cemetery Extension F.785.

WOODS

Reginald George

Private 76088, 29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. (Vancouver Regiment) 6th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples on the 3rd September 1917. Aged 24. Son of Alfred & Mary Jane Woods of 72, Edward Street, Brighton. Brother of Alfred Marcus Woods. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Cpls. Buried in Etaples Military Cemtery. F.40.

WOODS

Stanislaw (Stanley)

Private M/351492, 5th Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of influenza at home 8th October 1918. Aged 28. Born in Eastbourne. Next of kin 6, Cannon Place, Brighton. Served with the Royal Naval Air Service for one year until being invalided out. Rejoined the Royal Army Service Corps in 1918. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Drivers. Buried in Brighton Bear Road Cemetery.

WOOLLEY

Charles Rupert

Second Lieutenant, 1/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 50th Northumbrian Division. Killed in action near Kemmel Hill 28th July 1916. Son of Captain Charles James & Mrs Woolley of 16, Wellington Road, Brighton. Husband of Mrs Nora Kathleen Woolley. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Second Lieutenants. Buried in La Laiterie Military Cemetery, Kemmel. Belgium. B.60.

WOOLLEY

George James

Private 22021, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Killed in action at Loos 27th September 1915. Aged 41. Husband of Mrs Harriett Lena Woolley of 11 Kew Street, Brighton. Born in Hackney and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

WOOLNOUGH

Frank

Private G/ 6847, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded on the Somme and died of wounds 1st October 1916. Born Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Brighton next of kin. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension F.177.

WOOLVEN

James

Private G/17399, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Thiepval 7th October 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Queens Park, Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and on St. Lukeís Parish Church, Queens Park, Memorial. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial MR.21.

WOOLVIN

William

Sergeant L/9944, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Wounded at Loos and died at Merville on the 3rd October 1915. Regular soldier enlisted at Chichester. Born in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. St. Peters Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery F.345

WORSFOLD

Alfred

Lance Corporal G/12964, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Died of wounds 9th July 1917. Aged 33. Husband of Thirza Maude Worsfold of 59, Rose Hill Terrace, Brighton. Son of William & Mary Worsfold of Petworth. Born in Petworth. Enlisted in Newhaven. Formerly with The 1/4th Royal Sussex. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lance Corporals. Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery F.115

WRAGG

Herbert Samuel

Private 27145, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action at Thiepval 7th October 1916. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WRAGG

Thomas

Private G/8676, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action on the Somme 15th July 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Wragg of 1, Totland Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR.21

WRAPSON

William

Private G/8617, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Ovillers 8th July 1916. Son of Mrs Hart of 34, Cobden Road, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial, Queens Park. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WREN

Edward Ernest John

Private L/8689, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action 23rd April 1916 Regular soldier. Born St. Nicholas, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and on St. Lukeís Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Noeux Les Mines Cemetery F.178.

WRIGHT

Alfred

Private G/5498, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Regular Division. Killed in action in the Ypres Salient 19th November 1917. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Duhallow A.D.S.Ypres. Belgium. B.20.

WRIGHT

Charles Frank

Private G/52306, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. (2nd Sportsmans) 2nd Regular Division. Died of wounds in military base hospital at Etaples 26th May 1917. Aged 39. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Husband of Mrs E.M. Wright of 59, Toronto Terrace, Brighton. Son of George & Lydia Wright of Lewes. Left three children. Local Tradesman. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book and in St. Lukeís Parish Church. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F.40.

WRIGHT

Ernest Victor

Private L/10046, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 10th August 1915. Aged 20. Son of John Owen & Frances Caroline Wright of 50, Elder Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Regular. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension. F.285.

WRIGHT

George Albert

Private 25742, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Regular Division. Killed in action at Arras. 8th May 1917. Aged 31. Husband of Mary Frances Wright of 108, Lewes Road, Brighton. Son of Kate & Harry Wright of Hove. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial. MR.20.

WRIGHT

George Charles

Driver 532313, 73rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. 15th Scottish Division. Died in hospital at Aubigny 17th May 1918. Aged 21. Son of John & Alice Wright of 30, Windmill Street, Brighton. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Drivers and on Royal Engineers Memorial, St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road, Brighton. Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension F.95.

WRIGHT

George Stanchen

Sergeant M2/049385, 11th General Headquarters Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of influenza in Stanford Road military hospital, Brighton on the 2nd April 1919. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs Wright of 32, Upper Lewes Road, Brighton. Husband of Mrs G. Wright of 22, George Street Gardens. Enlisted February 1915. Left three children. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Sergeants. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

WRIGHT

Percival [Edward]

Second Lieutenant, 18th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 24th April 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs E. Wright of 24, Lancaster Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers Bretonneaux. F.144

WRIGHT

William Albert (Stanley)?

Private 25509, 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 35th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 30th July 1916. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Formerly with Middlesex Regiment. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

WYATT

Edgar John

Able Seaman 2/262, H.M.S. ĎRussellí, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Among 125 lost when the Battleship was mined off Malta on the 27th April 1916. Aged 19. Son of Richard & Catherine Wyatt 24 Rifle Butt Road, Kemp Town. Listed in St. Marks Church, Kemp Town, and in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy Seamen. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3

WYLES

Albert Edward

Private 89549, 57th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action near Ypres 11th April 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Army Service Corps. Listed in St. Peterís Memorial Book, and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial MR.22.

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