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BURWASH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Dawn Grigg 2006

The Memorial stands at the East end of the High Street just outside the church of St Bartholomew. The memorial lists their rank, name, Regiment or ship, date of death and their age.

Also, on the South side of the memorial there is a wooden door, behind which lies a brass plaque which is the Burwash Weald War Memorial. The names for these men are not listed below, but are identified separately on the Burwash Weald War Memorial.

There are also two plaques in the St Bartholomew’s church remembering the fallen. Inside the church, there is a marble plaque listing the names of all the men of Burwash who were killed in the two world wars. Inside the porch, there is also a plaque which is as follows;

“Early in 1949 of the six bells no. 6 was recast in memory of Adolphus Littell Martyn Linnington. A new bell no. 1 was given in memory of Ft. Lt. Charles Woodbine Parish DFC and a second new bell no. 2 in memory of all the men of Burwash killed in the war 1939 – 1945. The eight bells were hung in a steel frame and dedicated and rededicated by the Lord Bishop of Chichester on July the 31st of that year.”

Photographs Copyright © Dawn Grigg 2005

Remember the Men of Burwash who died for their country A.D. 1914-1919

BALCOMBE

Frederick Charles

Private, 47550, Royal Scots, 13th Bn. Died 3 September 1917 aged 23. Son of William Thomas and Annie Balcombe, of 1, Prospect Place, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Belgium, plot XII, row D, grave 4.

BOOTH

Charles Frederick William

Lance Corporal, SX/10339, Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Bn. Died 9 May 1915 aged 18. Son of Frederick W. and Alice Booth, of Manor Cottage, Brightling, Sussex. Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemtery, Souchez, France, plot XXVII, row E, grave 38.

BROOK

Cecil

Lance Corporal, G/4719, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 8th Bn. Died 9 December 1916 aged 19. Son of James Henry and Ellenor Clara Brook, of 2, Bankside, Burwash, Etchingham, Sussex. Buried at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France, plot II, row D, grave 6.

BROOK

Charles Alfred

Corporal, G/4146, Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Bn. Died 20 August 1916 aged 35. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, France, pier and face 7C.

BROWN, MM

Ernest James

Lance Corporal, SD/1157, Royal Sussex Regiment, 11th Bn. Died 12 October 1916 aged 28. Son of William and Emily Brown, of 20, Emmanuel Road, Hastings; husband of Annie B. Brown, of 4, Portland Terrace, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France, plot II, row B, grave 11.

Awarded Military Medal.

BUTCHER

Harry

Sergeant, 23817, Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Garrison Bn. Died 23 July 1919 aged 32. Son of William and Harriet Butcher, of Lower Stoneham, Lewes. Born at Burwash, Etchingham, Sussex. Buried at Lewes Cemetery, Western II, YS, 3.

CHANDLER

Albert Henry

[Listed as CHANTLER on memorial] Private TF/1554, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 9 May 1915 aged 19. Born Burwash, enlisted Robertsbridge. Son of George and Alice Chandler, of Fontridge Lane, Etchingham, Sussex. Buried in Woburn Abbey Cemetery, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France. IV. D. 20.

CHITTENDEN

Charles Arthur

Lance Corporal, 10488, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 5th Bn. Died 25/26 January 1916 aged 18. Son of Thomas and Bertha Alice Chittenden, of 16, Greenfield Road, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium, plot I, row H, grave 7.

CORKE

John Thomas

Private 53165, 17th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment) formerly 4498, 6th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 2 May 1918 aged 23. NBorn crockham hall, kent, enlisted Tonbridge, kent, resident Burwash. Buried in Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, Nord, France. II. B. 25.

COTTINGHAM

George Robert

Private, 18582, Coldstream Guards, 2nd Bn. Died 23 March 1918 aged 26. Husband of Annie E. M. Cottingham, of Totts Cottages, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval, France, plot I, row B, grave 15.

DANN

Frederick John Edward

Dr. Private G/3904, Royal Sussex Regiment, 9th Bn. Died 3 June 1917 aged 20. The Commonwealth War Grave Commission has the date of death as 3 June 1916. Son of Mrs E. Dann, of Morden Cottages, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Ration Farm (La Plus Douve) Annex, Belgium, plot II, row B, grave 7.

DANN

George

Petty Officer 2nd Class, 146362, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Amethyst. Died 19 May 1915 aged 45. The CWGC has the age at death as 42. Son of Edward and Emily Dann, of Burwash, Sussex; husband of Rachel A. Dann, of 27, Mayfield Road, Belvedere, Kent. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, panel 7.

DOUCH

William Henry

Private,G/34572, Middlesex Regiment, 12th Bn. Died 31 July 1917 aged 29. Son of Lydia Elizabeth Douch, of School Hill, Burwash, Sussex. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, panel 49 and 51.

DIVALL

Edward

Lance Corporal, G/21713, Royal Sussex Regiment, 9th Bn. Died 4 November 1918 aged 30. Husband of Lilian May Divall, of Elphick's Cottage, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-Au-Bois, France, plot I, row F, grave 13.

EWING

James Robert

Captain, Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Bn. Died 17 May 1915 aged 53. The CWGC has date of death as 19 May 1915. Buried at Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard.

FULLER

James George

Lance Corporal, L/8163, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment), 1st Bn, "B" Coy. Died 7 June 1915 aged 34. Son of Minnie Anne Willett (formerly Fuller), of High St., Burwash, Sussex and the late James George Fuller; husband of the late Jane Fuller. Nine years service in India. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, panel 12 and 14.

FUNNELL

Frederick

Private, 63016, Royal Fusiliers, 13th Bn. Died 29 April 1917 aged 31. Brother of Mrs. Rose A. Mitchell, of 68, Beaconsfield Rd., Hastings. Commemorated at Arras Memorial, France, bay 3.

FUNNELL

Charles Henry

Lance Corporal, SD/3768, Royal Sussex Regiment, 13th Bn. Died 30/06/1916 aged 32. Son of James and Silvie Funnell, of Coldharbour, Robertsbridge; husband of Charlotte Funnell, of Brand's Cottage, Frontridge, Etchingham, Sussex. Commemorated at Loos Memorial, France, panel 69 to 73.

His name only appears on the Roll Of Honour inside the church, not on the memorial outside the church.

FUNNELL

Thomas Edward

Stoker 1st Class, (Boatman, C.G.), 299136, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Aboukir". Died 22 September 1914 aged 32. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, 4.

H.M.S. Aboukir was part of an ill-fated patrol of old Cressy class armoured cruisers in the North Sea. On 22 September 1914, the patrol was sighted by German submarine U9. U9 fired a single torpedo at Aboukir at about 6.25am, which struck her on the port side. Aboukir rapidly flooded and orders were given to abandon ship. Two other ships were also sunk by U9 within two hours. In total, 837 were rescued, but 1459 died.

HEPDEN

Albert Thomas

Private, 58032, Worcestershire Regiment, 1st Bn. Died 14 October 1918 aged 20. Son of Mr W. Hepden, of Pheobus Cottage, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Point-Du-Jour Military Cemetery, Athies, France, plot II, row B, grave 6.

HEPDEN

Charles

Private, G/6703, Royal Sussex Regiment, 9th Bn. Died 11 March 1917 aged 20. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Hepden, of Paygate, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery, France, collective grave 1-4.

HEPDEN

James

Private, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Bn. Died 13 March 1922 aged 20. No further information currently.

HESELDEN

Seth Thomas

Private, 1103, Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Bn., "D" Coy. Died 31 May 1915 aged 28. Son of Thomas and Emma Heselden, of 5, Victoria Terrace, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Etretat Churchyard, France, plot I, row B, grave 4.

HICKS

Albert George

Private, TF/202128, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Bn., 1st. Died 9 January 1918 aged 24. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Hicks, of Holton Hill, Burwash. Buried in the South-West part of Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard.

HOOK

Bertram James

Private, SD/2926, Royal Sussex Regiment, 16th Bn. Died 19 September 1918 aged 28. Husband of R. Fairman (formerly Hook), of 1467, Finlayson Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia. Buried at Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension, France, plot I, row A, grave 29.

HOPE

Frank

Private, RASC. Died 1 April 1921 aged 26. No further information currently.

HOPE

Arthur Robert

Able Seaman, H.M.S. Blenheim. Died 20 January 1922 aged 24. No further information currently.

ISTED

Alfred

Lance Corporal, SD/1894, Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Bn. Died 30 June 1916 aged 19. Son of James and Sophie Isted, of Rocks Cottages, Burwash, Sussex. Commemorated at Loos Memorial, France, panel 69 to 73.

JEFFREY

George William

Corporal, Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Bn. Died 3 February 1917 aged 30. No further information currently.

KEELEY

William Alfred

[Listed as Alfred William on SDGW & CWGC] Private 79009, 1/4th Battalion (Territorial) Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 27 May 1918 aged 19. Born Burwash, enlisted Hastings. Formerly 4032, Royal Sussex Regiment. No known grave. Commmeorated on Soisons Memorial, Aisne, France.

KENWARD

Albert George

Private, SD/3614, Royal Sussex Regiment, 3rd Bn. Died 15 January 1919. Buried at Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard.

His name only appears on the Roll Of Honour inside the church, not on the memorial outside the church.

KIPLING

John

Lieutenant, Irish Guards, 2nd Bn. Died leading his men in action on 27th September 1915 aged 18. was wounded and first posted missing, then later assumed he had died on that day (27th). Only son of Rudyard and Carrie Kipling, of Batemans, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at St. Mary's A.D.S. Cemetery, Haisnes, France, plot VII, row D, grave 2.

LANGRIDGE

William

Boy, J/93003, Royal Navy, Royal Navy Barracks, H.M.S. "Ganges II". Died 7 November 1918 aged 16. Son of Frederick and Eliza Maria Langridge, of 5, Portland Terrace, Burwash. Buried at Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard.

LINGHAM

John Cruttenden

Private, G/34011, Royal Sussex Regiment, 3rd Bn. Died 7 July 1918 aged 30. Husband of Rose Marion Lingham, of Hutchings, Etchingham, Sussex. Buried at Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard.

MARCHANT

Thomas

Private, 42672, Lincolnshire Regiment, 2nd Bn. Died 7 September 1918 aged 19. Commemorated at Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France, panel 4.

MARTIN

Ernest William

Sergeant, 5/2348, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Bn., "B" Coy. Died 14 November 1916 aged 24. Son of Harold T.J. and Louisa Martin, of 49, Third Cross Road, Twickenham, Middx. Buried at Martinpuich British Cemetery, row E, grave 17.

MEPHAM

Walter

Private, 6474, Northamptonshire Regiment, 1st Bn. Died 22 November 1914 aged 33. The CWGC has the date of death as 23 October 1914. Buried at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Belgium, plot V, row K, grave 31.

MEPHAM

Victor

Lance Corporal, 13964, Wiltshire Regiment, 6th Bn. Died 25 September 1915 aged 23. Son of Mr. G. Mepham, of Lower Gates, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France, plot XVI, row E, grave 11.

MEWITT

John Arthur

[Also listed as MEWETT] Private, G/42526, Middlesex Regiment, 4th Bn. Died 13 October 1917 aged 30. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, panel 113 to 115.

MALPASS

James Thomas

Captain, Royal Air Force. Died 27 September 1920 aged 35. No further information currently.

MARTYN LINNINGTON

Adolphus Littell

Captain, 1st Suffolk Yoemanry, 1st Bn. Died 10 May 1926 aged 32. No further information currently.

MORRIS

Albert John

Private, G/11979, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 8th Bn. Died 17 June 1917 aged 24. Son of Mary and the late George Morris, of Rock's Cottage, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium, plot XIV, row F, grave 18.

NICOLAS, DSC, MiD

John Gould

Lieutenant, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Narbrough. Died 12 January 1918 aged 25. Son of John Daly Nicholas and Emily Louise Nicolas. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, 28.

H.M.S. Narborough was lost, along with H.M.S. Opal, during a violent snow storm off the coast of South Ronaldsay, January 12, 1918. There was only one survivor.

Awarded the D.S.C. Mentioned in Dispatches, London Gazette 29507, published 14 March 1916.

OLIVER

Sidney Arthur

Private, TF/2532, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Bn, 1st. Died 9 May 1915 aged 19. Son of Edward Oliver, of 1, Midland Terrace, Cricklewood, London. Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, France, panel 20 and 21

PACK

Thomas

Private, 48382, East Surrey, 12th Bn. Died 7 November 1918 aged 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Pack, of Almonds Pit Cottage, Ticehurst, Sussex. Native of Robertsbridge, Sussex. Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France, plot VII, row D, grave 34

PARK

Thomas Allen

Private, TF/240738, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Bn., 1st. Died 15 September 1917 aged 21. Son of Thomas Allen Park and Ann Elizabeth Park, of Pay Gate, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium, plot XII, row H, grave 14.

PENNELLS

Charles

Private, TR/Lon/138862, Royal Fusiliers, 52nd Bn., "B" Coy. Died 5 November 1918 aged 18. Son of George and Minnie Pennells, of Holton Hill, Burwash. Buried at Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard.

PENNELLS

Frank

Private, 28750, Royal Berkshire Regiment, 1st Bn. Died 29 April 1917 aged 32. Son of Thomas Pennells, of Burwash, Sussex; husband of Beatrice M. Pennells, of 130, St. Anne's St., Chester. Commemorated at Arras Memorial, France, panel 7.

PENNELLS

John

Private, 115403, Machine Gun Corp (Infantry), 9th Bn. Died 28 August 1918 aged 18. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Pennells, of The Square, Burwash, Etchingham, Sussex. Buried at Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France, plot V, row D, grave 99.

POPE

Henry James

Private, 2292, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Bn., 1st. Died 9 May 1915 aged 32. Son of Henry and Annie Pope, of High Street, Burwash, Sussex; husband of Alice Elizabeth Pope, of "Sketrick", Etchingham, Sussex. Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, France, panel 20 and 21.

RELF

Godfrey Gordon

Private, M/178480, Army Service Corp, 781st Mechanical Transport Coy. Died 2 January 1917 aged 27. Husband of M. M. Relf, of 4, Prospect Place, The Square, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece, 761.

RUSSELL

John Thomas

Private, TF/1555, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Bn., 1st. Died 16 August 1916 aged 22. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, France, pier and face 7C.

SMITH

Henry

Private SD/4872, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916 aged 20. Born Burwash, enlisted Hastings. Son of Mrs. Olive Smith, of Burwash, Sussex. Buried in Ancre British cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France. III. B. 30.

SNASHALL

Caleb

Private, 8647, North Staffordshire Regiment, 2nd Bn. Died 4 November 1915 aged 30. Son of Francis and Mary Ann Snashall, of Hammerden Lane, Stonegate, Ticehurst, Sussex. Buried at Peshawar (Right) B.C., XXIX, 9. Commemorated at Delhi Memorial (India Gate), India, face 23.

STRANGER

Henry Richard

Lieutenant, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), 1st Bn. Died 13 March 1915 aged 25. Son of Richard John and Wilhelmina Key Stranger, of "Winsford", Istead Rise, Gravesend. Buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, plot II, row B, grave 14. The CWGC has the name as Richard Henry Stranger.

TAYLOR

Stanley

Lance Corporal, 240292, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Bn. Died 22 September 1917 aged 22. Son of George and Emma Taylor, of 84, William St., Heywood, Lancs. Buried at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium, plot X, row G, grave 9.

THOMPSON-SKINNER

Sidney Archer

Sergeant, 390242, London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles), 9th Bn. Secondary Regiment, King's African Rifles, att'd 3rd/ 2nd. Died 22 February 1918 aged 29. Son of Charlotte Thompson Skinner, of School Hill, Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Morogoro Cemetery, Tanzania, plot VII, row D, grave 11.

THOMPSON

Sylvan

Private, 292681, Northumberland Fusiliers, 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Died 9 September 1917 aged 20. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, France, pier and face 10B, 11B and 12B

VIGOR

Charles John

Private 17289, 7th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment). Died 13 January 1921 aged 30. Son of Frederick and Annie Vigor, of 46, Snargate St., Dover. Born at Burwash, Sussex 4th July 1892. Clerk by trade. unmarried. Passed fit 5th September 1914 and enlisted 23rd September 1914 at Valcartier, British Columbia, Canada. Height 5 feet 6 inches, girth 35½, complexion fair, eyes light blue, hair fair; religion Church of England. Buried in St Mary's New Cemetery, Dover, Kent. H. C. 15. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9949 - 47

WALKER

Richard

Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers, 5th Bn/2nd, formerly London Regiment (Artist's Rifles). Died 9 August 1916 aged 33. Son of C.W. Walker, of Holmshurst, Burwash, Sussex. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 3C and 3D.

WATSON

William

Sergeant, 5517, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 2nd Bn. Died 5 November 1914 aged 32. The CWGC has date of death as 4 November 1914 aged 31. Born at Burwash, Sussex. Tanga Memorial Cemetery, Tanzania.

WOODALL

William

Bombardier, 39999, Royal Field Artillery, 34th Bde, "C" Bty. Died 19 October 1918 aged 30. Son of William and Anne Maria Isted; husband of Alice Sarah Veness (formerly Woodall), of 25, St. George's Road, West Hill, Hastings. Born at Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Caudry British Cemetery, France, plot II, row F, grave 10.

WOODROFFE

William

Private, CH/8842, Royal Marine Light Infantry (RMRIB/816), H.M.S. "Aboukir". Died 22 September 1914 aged 35. Commemorated at Chatham Naval Memorial, 7.

H.M.S. Aboukir was part of an ill-fated patrol of old Cressy class armoured cruisers in the North Sea. On 22 September 1914, the patrol was sighted by German submarine U9. U9 fired a single torpedo at Aboukir at about 6.25am, which struck her on the port side. Aboukir rapidly flooded and orders were given to abandon ship. Two other ships were also sunk by U9 within two hours. In total, 837 were rescued, but 1459 died.

Their name liveth for evermore.

1939-1945

ASPIN

John

Cadet, A.T.C. Died 11 August 1943 aged 18. Son of Herbert Harry William and Roserta Annie Aspin, of Alderswood Farm, Burwash. Buried at Battle Cemetery.

BLAIKLEY

Anthony Frederick Barnard

Sergeant (Navigator), 1812758, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 18 March 1946 aged 21. Son of Allan and Muriel Blaikley, of Burwash. Buried at Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard, grave 415.

FARLEY

William Charles

Wing Commander, 10245, Royal Air Force. Died 9 May 1941 aged 47. Son of Harry Farley, and of Caroline Farley, of Burwash. Buried at Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard, grave 324.

GATLAND

Eric James

Wireman, P/MX573448, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Affleck. Died 26 December 1944 aged 18. Son of Leonard and Lilian Gatland, of Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Bayeux War Cemetery, France, plot V, row D, grave 15.

H.M.S. Affleck lost nine crew when hit by an acoustic torpedo from a German U boat in the English Channel on 26 December 1944.

JENNER-AKEHURST

Bertram Roy

Rifleman, 7015909, Royal Ulster Rifles, 1st Bn. (the London Irish Rifles). Died 15 January 1944 aged 25. Son of Bertram and Ida May Jenner-Akehurst; husband of Gertrude Jenner-Akehurst, of Stanwell, Middlesex. Buried at Minturno War Cemetery, Italy, plot VII, row C, grave 6.

LEVOIR

James

Petty Officer, C/239715, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Pembroke. Died 3 March 1942 aged 50. Son of James and Annie Levoir; husband of Mildred E. Levoir, of Burwash. Buried at Burwash (St. Bartholomew) Churchyard, grave 341.

TITMUS

Horace

Possibly Ernest Horace Titmuss, Sapper, 1904691, Royal Engineers, 667 General Constr. Coy. Died 27 May 1940 aged 44. Husband of Louisa Frances Titmuss, of Deal, Kent. Buried at Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France, special memorial, plot 2, row 15, grave 13.

WICKINS

James Stephen

Able Seaman, C/SSX 32920, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Lively. Died 11 May 1942 aged 19. Son of Ernest Peter and Helen Mabel Wickins, of Burwash, Sussex. Commemorated at Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 56, 3.

H.M.S. Lively was lost on 11 May 1942, in the Mediterranean, south of Crete, sunk by German Ju-88 bombers.

WOODBINE-PARISH, DFC

Charles

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot), 81927, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 7 Squadron. Died 21 April 1943 aged 28. Buried at Svino Churchyard, Denmark, collective grave 9.

Awarded the D.F.C. Promoted from Pilot Officer on Probation to Flying Officer on 29 June 1941.

PARSONS

Philip Trevor

Squadron Leader, 90491, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force), 264 Squadron Died 2 October 1942 aged 25. Son of Sqdn. Ldr. W. W. Parsons and Madge Parsons; husband of Vera Parsons, of Exeter. B.A. Buried at Colerne (St. John the Baptist) Churchyard, Wiltshire, grave 114.

POPE

Charles Bernard

Lance Corporal, 6085968, Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey), 1st Bn.. Died 2 August 1943 aged 31. Son of Joseph Bernard and Elizabeth Pope, of Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Ranchi War Cemetery, India, plot 1, row H, grave 7.

LUSTED

Albert Jack

Pilot Officer, 17130, Royal Air Force, 117 Squadron. Died 27 March 1944 aged 28. Son of Mr and Mrs A. A. Lusted, of Burwash, Sussex. Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, column 433.

MAYNARD

Albert Ernest

Leading Stoker, C/KX99264, Royal Navy, H.M. Submarine Turbulent. Died 25 March 1943 aged 24. Son of Albert E. and Alice E. Maynard, of Hawkenbury, Kent. Commemorated at Chatham Naval Memorial, 71,3.

H.M.S. Turbulent was sunk by a mine off Maddelana, Sardinia, on 23 March 1943.

PACKHAM

Bernard

Trooper, 7899194, Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corp., 2nd. Died 5 August 1942 aged 23. Adopted son of Mrs. L.M. Divall, of Burwash, Sussex. Buried at Kirkee War Cemetery, India, plot 10, row C, grave 14.

Also buried in Burwash are

BOWMAN, DFC

Henry Cyril Francis

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot), 111776, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 129 Squadron. Died 28 July 1942 aged 26. Son of Rfn. Henry Frederick Bowman, the Kings Royal Rifle Corps (killed in action in France, 23 April 1917), and of Thyrza Elizabeth Bowman, of Ilford, Essex; husband of Myra Bowman (nee Jackson). Member of Hertfordshire and Essex Flying Club. Buried at Burwash (St. Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard, grave 32.

Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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