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CHICHESTER CITY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2005
additional information David Coward

Chichester City War Memorial covers the years 1914-19 and 1939-45. The memorial is to be found in The Litten Gardens, St. Pancras Road, Chichester. There are 351 Surnames and initials, grouped by Regiment, (not all accurate) recorded below in alphabetical order. Those included on the local Church Memorials of St. Pancras, St. Bartholomews, Westgate, St. Georges Rumboldswhyke, Southgate Methodist Shippams and Graylingwell Hospital are mentioned, as are the men of the redundant Church of Portfield Memorial. , which can now be found in St. Georges, Rumboldswhyke. Four stone tablets added recently bear the names (surnames and initials) of 255 men who were lost in WW2. The memorial was moved in November 1940 from Eastgate Square due to alterations to the road layout. The memorial stands in a paved area and takes the form of a stone cross with foliated ends, surmounting a stone plinth that has an ornate, extended, stone cruciform base. Each of the four extensions of the cruciform base is surmounted by decorative stone conicles. The whole stands on a stone base which bears the sixteen stone panels that are inscribed with the names and the inscription. The memorial was dedicated by the Dean of Chichester and unveiled by Field Marshall Sir William Robertson July 1921.

A further stone cross memorial stands in Chichester cemetery bearing the names of 68 men who die din in World War 1 and 86 in World war 2. Takes the form of a large stone cross in the style of a CWGC cross with an inset bronze sword on the east face and a bronze oak leaf wreath placed at the base of one side of the cross shaft. The whole is set on a three stepped octagonal plinth with the names of the fallen engraved on it; the plinth is set on a two stone steps. This was dedicated and unveiled 11th March 1920.

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2005

Chichester Cemetery

Memorial dedication 11th March 1920 Chichester cemetery - from an old postcard

IN GRATEFUL
REMEMBRANCE
OF THE MEN OF CHICHESTER
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

ALLEN

Albert
Lance Sgt. TF.201693 1st Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Killed in action 13.4.18. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Croydon. Resident of Wallingford, Surrey. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.

ALLEN

C

Royal Army Service Corps No further information currently available in CWGC SDGW.

ALLEN

Harold Charles Albert

Private L.10820 1st Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 3.11.16. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Guildford. Resident of Chelsea. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

ANSELL

Charles William

Able Seaman 182981/C Royal Navy H.M.S. “Hogue” Lost when the armoured cruiser was torpedoed off the Dutch coast by U9. 22.9.14. St. Pancras Parish Church. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial

ANSELL

William Albert Charles

Private 16151 6th Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry, 14th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 12.8.15. Aged 20 Son of Mr & Mrs W.R.Ansell of 76, Spitalfields Lane, Chichester. Born in Havant, Hants and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Plymouth. St. Pancras Parish Church. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium.

ANSELL

Cecil Ralph

Bombardier 40537 The Royal Garrison Artillery (No23 Trench Mortar Battery) Died of wounds 24.10.16. Aged 20 Son of Mr & Mrs W.R.Ansell of 76, Spitalfields Lane, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

APPLIN

Henry Cecil

Stoker 1st ClassK/18662/PO Royal Navy H.M.S. “Black Prince” 1st Cruiser Squadron The Grand Fleet. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Aged 21 Son of Elizabeth Whelan of 57, George Street, Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.

APPLIN

William Arthur

Private 29249 7th Battalion, The East Yorkshire Regiment.17th Division. Died of wounds 29.12.17. Aged 32 Husband of Elizabeth Applin (remarried) later of Polegate. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Bromley, Kent. Formerly RASC. St. Pancras Parish Church. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt British Cemetery, Manancourt.

ARNELL

Albert Colin

Sergeant G.978 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in actionnear Arras 25.7.17. Aged 27 Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Arnell of Donnington near Chichester. Born in Hunston and enlisted in Chichester. Included on the memorials at Eartham and Donnington. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery.

ARNELL

Bertie Charles

Stoker 1st ClassK/18373/PO Royal Navy H.M.S. ”Invincible” Lost with the Battlecruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

ARTHUR

Douglas.

Private S.1056 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9.5.15 Aged 24 Son of Richard & Annie Arthur of Kingsdown Bristol. Husband of Emily Arthur of 6, Parchment Street, Chichester. Reservist, born in Brighton and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

ASLETT

Arthur.

Guardsman 8884 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards Guards Division. Killed in action 3. 9.18. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth Next of kin, Chichester. Buried in Vraucourt Copse Cemetery, Vaulx Vraucourt

ATKINSON

William Henry

Lance Corporal G.1056 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action near Loos 17. 4.16. Aged 20 Son of William & Elizabeth Atkinson of 19, Chapel Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery

ATTIS, MM

G.

Royal Sussex Regiment. No record with CWGC, SDGW or Royal Sussex Register. Probably died after discharge.

AYLING

Alfred John

Private PO/16623 Royal Marine Light Infantry H.M.S. ”Black Prince” 1st Cruiser Squadron, Grand Fleet. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Son of Emily Rossitter of 53, Tower Street, Chichester. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea,

AYLING

Alec Oliver

Private L.10640 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7. 7. 16 Son of Harry Thomas & Kate Ayling of Chichester. Born in Barns Green and enlisted in Chichester. Employee of W.H. Smith Station Bookstall. St. Georges Rumboldswyke Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

AYLING

George

Lance Corporal 11009 2nd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action at Flers 16.9.16. Aged 22 Son of John & Rose Ayling of 31, George Street, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in London. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

AYLING

Charles George Joseph

Stoker 1st Class K/18369/PO Royal Navy H.M.S. ”Hampshire Lost with the Cruiser when she struck a mine off the Orkney Islands 5.6.16 Aged 25. Son of George & Mary Ayling of 2, Bognor Bridge Cottages, Chichester. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

AYLING

Harry Thomas

Leading Stoker K/17614/PO Royal Navy H.M.S. ”Vampire’ Drowned in an accident 28.7.20 Aged 28 Son of Harry Thomas & Kate Ayling of Chichester. Husband of Ella Maud Ayling of 105, Bognor Road, Chichester. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

AYLING

Harry Walter

Private G.11451 11thBattalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres. 29.4.18 Born and enlisted in Chichester. Shippams War Memorial. Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No 3. Belgium

AYLING

Walter

Lance Corporal 6060 13th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade.37th Division Killed in action 8.10.18. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Chichester. Buried in Bois Des Angles British Cemetery, Crevecoeur sur L’Escaut

AYLING, MM

William

Private TF.242651 1/5th Battalion, The Kings Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment. 55th Division. Died of wounds 19. 3.18 Born and enlisted in Chichester. St. George, Rumboldswyke Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery

BACON

Frank William

Private 25362 1/4th Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. 54th Division. Killed in action in Palestine 28.11.17. Aged 28 Son of Albert & Annie Bacon of Chichester. Husband of Laura Bacon of 110, Bognor Road, Chichester. Born in Sidlesham and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery Palestine (Israel)

BAGSHALL

George

Sergeant 17385 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry 27th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 29. 4.15. Aged 23 Son of George & Emma Bagshall of 155, Orchard Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. St. Georges Rumboldswyke (Bagshaw) Buried in Boulogne (Eastern) Cemetery.

BAILEY

James Edward

Stoker Petty Officer 294508 Royal Navy. H.M.S. ”Invincible” Lost with the Battlecruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31. 5.16. Aged 39. Son of Mr & Mrs William Bailey of Chichester. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

BAKER

Sefton Charman

Private TF.315261 16th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Killed in action in Palestine at the Third Battle of Gaza 6.11.17. Aged 31 Son of Mr & Mrs E.Baker of 158, Orchard Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. St. Bartholomews, Westgate War Memorial. Buried in Beersheeba War Cemetery, Palestine.

BAKER

Albert William.

Private S.386 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 30. 6.18. Aged 38 Reservist Son of Mr & Mrs E.Baker of 158, Orchard Street, Chichester.Born in St. Pauls Chichester, and enlisted in Chichester St. Bartholomews, Westgate War Memorial. Buried in Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension.

BARNES

A.

Sergeant M2/048617 Motor Transport The Royal Army Service Corps Died at home after the war 4.4.20. St. Pancras Parish Church Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

BASFORD

Frederick Samuel

Private G.24514 7th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 28.9.16. Aged 19 Son of John & Ellen Basford of 51, Westgate, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Included on St. Bartholomews Church Westgate War Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

BEAUMONT

James Arthur

Private M1/6833 The Royal Army Service Corps. Att. To “M” A.A.Battery Killed in action 22.1.18. Aged 41 Son of Wiliam & Emma Basford of Ipswich, Suffolk. Husband of Mrs Fanny Basford of 39, Whyke Lane, Chichester. Born in Worthing and enlisted in London. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Buried in HAC.Cemetery Ecoust St. Mein.

BENNETT

Herbert John

Stoker 1st Class K/6789 Royal Navy. H.M.S. ”Invincible” Lost with the Battlecruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Bennett of Yapton. Husband of Mabel Florence Bennett of 21, Westhampnett. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

BENNETT

Edward Henry.

Lance Corporal S.768 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division.Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9.5.15. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester.Reservist Next of kin, Portfield. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial

BERRIMAN

Frederick

Private S.2306 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 17.5.16. Reservist Son of Mr & Mrs P.Berriman of 14, St. Pancras Place, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church Buried in Ration Farm Annexe, Belgium.

BIGNELL

William Henry

CSM SD.2611 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died 21. 7.17. Aged 47 Son of William & Maria Bignell of Hastings. Husband of Mary Bignell of 1, Chermside Villas, Summersdale, Chichester. Born in St. Leonards and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

BILLINGSHURST

Henry Thornton

Private SD.3296 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30. 6.16. Born in Balcombe and enlisted in Hastings. Resident of Portfield. Included on Portfield War Memorial. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial

BIRCH

Henry Edgar

Private 624510 7th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 28. 9.16. Aged 33 Son of Frederick & Elizabeth Birch of 79, Trafalgar Street, Brighton Born in Hednesford Staffs, and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Chichester. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. St. Pancras Parish Church. Buried in Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval

BIRCH

E.

Listed under Royal Sussex. Not in CWGC or SDGW. Not listed with the Royal Sussex Register. Died after discharge ?

BISHOP

John Archibald

Private TF.200206 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza 26. 3.17. Aged 21 Son of Mr Bishop & Mrs Mary Bishop of 108, The High Street, Chichester. Born in Gosport, Hants and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial.

BLACKMAN

Ernest Charles

Private, L.6890 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Zillebeke 7.11.14. Born and enlisted in Hastings. Resident of Chichester. Portfield War Memorial. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

BLACKMAN

Reginald Percy

Private 50497 20th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 2nd Division. Died of wounds 16.2.17 Son of Mr & Mrs Blackman of 54, Victoria Road, Portfield. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Shepherds Bush. Included on Portfield War Memorial. Buried in Bray Military Cemetery.

BLANKS

Alfred Walter

Private L.16418 4th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 3rd Division. Killed in action near Ypres 16.6.15. Aged 27 Son of Mr & Mrs R.C.Blanks of 10, Cavendish Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

BONIFACE

Francis Eli

Private TF.201176 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 29. 7.18 Aged 27 Son of Frank & Ellen Boniface of 11, Guilden Street, Chichester. Born in Felpham and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Raperie British Cemetery Villemontoire

BOSTOCK

Lionel Southey

2nd Corporal 107094 3rd Divisional Signal Company The Canadian Engineers. Killed in action on the Somme 20.9.16 Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Stileman Bostock of Chichester. Buried in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension.

BOTTING

Maurice.

Private 5328 15th/Battalion, The London Regiment. (Civil Service Rifles) Killed in action on the Somme 15. 9.16. Aged 21. Son of Maurice & Emily Botting of Loxwood. Enlisted in London. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BOWDEN

Charles,

Pioneer 214574 The Royal Engineers. (No 4 Special Company) Killed in action 15.8.17. Aged 29 Son of Charles & Emily Bowden of Reading, Berks. Husband of Ada Lilian Bowden of 19, Orchard Street, Chichester. Born in Surrey and enlisted in Reading. Formerly with the Worcesters. Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe.

BREACH

Gilbert Hearn

Corporal PS/8107 9th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action 7.10.16. Aged 19 Son of Henry Elliott & Catherine Breach of Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Marylebone. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

BRENTON

Percy Victor Samuel

Private 301802 1st Battalion, The Essex Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 20.11.17. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Chichester, Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial

BRIDGER

Ernest James

Private G.3342 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Killed in action at Hooge 14. 2.16. Aged 24 Son of Ernest & Sarah Bridger of 3, Russell Street, Chichester. Born St. Pauls, Chichester and enlisted in Guildford, Surrey. Included on Portfield War Memorial in Rumboldswyke Church. Buried in The Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

BRIDLE

A J

Royal Navy No further information currently available

BRIDLE

Arthur

Private PO/10202 Royal Marine Light Infantry H.M.S. ”Vicknor” Lost when the Armed Merchant Cruiser was torpedoed off the Irish Coast 13.1.15. Marine reservist (RMR/B/1281). Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea,

BRIGDEN

Cecil Herbert

Private TF.3135 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died of wounds on Alexandria 7.10.15 Aged 20 Son of Frances Maria Brigden of 27, The High Street, Chichester. Enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Alexander (Chatby) War Memorial Cemetery.

BROADBRIDGE

Alan

Gunner RMA 10435/PO Royal Marine Artillery H.M.S. ”Indefatigable” Lost with the Battlecruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

BROADBRIDGE

Barnabus A

Private 405201 No 5 Company The Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 28. 9.16. Aged 27 Son of William & Anne Broadbridge of Putney. Husband of Emily Broadbridge of 69, Chapel Road, Worthing, formerly of Toronto, Canada. Chichester connection unknown. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial

BROOKS

Thomas

Listed under Royal Sussex No record Died after discharge.? Included on Portfield War Memorial

BROOKES

Thomas

Private 3/4273 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9.8.16. Enlisted in Portsmouth Resident of Chichester, St. Pancras Parish Church. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

BUCKLAND

Alfred John

Lance Corporal L.8049 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Arras 13. 4.17. Born in Wick and enlisted in Arundel. Regular soldier formerly with the 2nd Battalion. Included on the Memorials of Boxgrove Priory, Littlehampton and Wick. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

BUDD

Thomas William

Lance Corporal , G.1056 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 1.10.17. Aged 20 Son of Mr & Mrs Budd of 43, Cavendish Street, Somerstown, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Shippams Memorial Buried in Monchy British Cemetery.

BUDD

Reginald

Private M2/181529 Royal Army Service Corps. 668th Motor Transport Company. Died in the Balkans 3.10.16 Aged 22 Son of Charles & Mary Budd of 6, Theatre Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece

BULBECK

William David

Gunner 164060 6th/ Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Died of wounds 27, 5.18. Grave lost Born and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Portfield War Memorial. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial.

BULL

Thomas Richard

Lance Corporal L.8834 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9. 5. 15. Aged 27 Son of Thomas & Martha Bul of 118, St. Pancras, Chichester. Born in St. Pancras, Chichester and enlisted in Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

BUNCE

Frederick.

Sergeant 16927 2nd Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 26.1.17. Enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

BURCH

Percy Harry

Private 4206 9th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 26.9.15. Aged 28 Son of Harry & Fanny Burch, Born in Arundel and enlisted in Redhill, Surrey. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BURNETT

George W

Lance Corporal 7591 1st Battalion, The Coldstream Guards.1st Division Killed in action 29.10.14. Aged 25 Son of Mr & Mrs George Burnett of 105, St. Pancras, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester St. Pancras Parish Church. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

BURTON

William Miles Pascoe

Corporal G.20409, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action near Ypres 7.11.17. Born in Accrington, Lancs and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Chichester. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

BUTCHER

Henry Joseph

Private G.6597 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the March retreat 22.3.18. Aged 26 Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Butcher of Orchard Street, Chichester. Husband of Mrs Ellen Butcher (remarried) later of Barnsley, Yorks. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bexhill. St. Bartholomews, Westgate War Memorial. Buried in Villers Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension.

BUTLER

Arthur

Private TF.200468 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division Died of wounds 23.7.18. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Chichester, Territorial. Buried in Montreuil aux Lions British Cemetery.

BYLES

George Henry

Private G.553 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds received in France at home 31.10.18 Aged 22 Son of Charles & Elizabeth Margaret Byles of 168, Orchard Street, Chichester. Trans. To the Royal Defence Corps. Buried in Chichester Cemetery

BYNANE

Gerald

2nd Corporal 18382 The Royal Engineers (General Base Depot) Died in Base Hospital at Rouen 6.10.18. Aged 30 Husband of Frances Elizabeth Bynane of 6, Chapel Road, Notting Hill, London. Formerly with the 1/4th Royal Sussex. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Roue

CARTER

Frank Charles

Gunner 103382 40th Battery 25th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery Died of wounds 4. 9.18. Aged 22 Son of Francis & Bessie Carter of 87, Bognor Road, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

CARVER

Wyndham

Private L.10463 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9. 5.15. Born in Lodsworth and enlisted in Chichester. (East Surreys on W.M.) Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

CATES

Athol

Lieutenant 11th Brigade The Australian Field Artillery Killed in action 11. 9.17. St. Pancras Parish Church. No other details. Listed under Canadians on W.M Possibility only. Buried in The Huts Cemetery

CHALLEN

Benjamin

Private TF.200874 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza 19th April 1917 Born in Walberton and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine

CHAPMAN

Arthur Fitzgerald

Sapper 19178 59th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action near Ypres 13.11.14. Aged 22 Son of William & Rhoda Chapman of “Landsdowne” Bosham. Born in Petersfield and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Ypres Town Cemetery Extension, Ypres, Belgium.

CHASE

William

Private SD. 3744 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 16.12.16 Born St. Pancras, Chichester and enlisted in Hastings. Next of kin, Chichester, St. Pancras Parish Church Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

CHEETHAM

T

Royal Navy No further information currently available No entry found for The Royal Navy. St. Pancras Parish Church

CHUNN

Earling Victor

Lance Corporal SD.2646 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Monchy, Arras 3. 5.17. Born in Reading and enlisted in Hastings. Included on the Memorials at Bexhill on Sea and Swanage, Dorset. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

CLARK

William Obed

Private L.6229 1st Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 31.10.15. Aged 33 Son of William & Lydia Clark. Husband of Rose Clark of Camberwell. Born in Birmingham and enlisted in Guildford Veteran of the South African War. (Possibility, the only W. Clark with the Royal West Surreys) Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

CLARK

William Frank

Private G.1359 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 26. 8.18. Son of John & Fanny Clark of 29, Cavendish Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial

CLARKE

Frederick

RSM. 4780 7th Battalion, The Leinster Regiment. 16th Irish Division. Killed in action 6.11.17. Aged 39 Son of Mr & Mrs Eli Clarke of Chichester. Husband of Mrs Katherine Clarke of 39, Basin Street, Chichester. Born in Cowes, IOW. & enlisted in Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church. Buried in Croiselles Railway Cemetery

CLEARE

Archibald Thomas

Sergeant. L.8672 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25. 9.15. Aged 22. Son of RMQMS William & Harriett Cleare of 54, York Road, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in London. Included on Rumboldswyke Church War Memorial. Buried in St. Marys ADS Cemetery, Haisnes.

CLEARE

William

RSM L.2946 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Priez 10. 9.14 Aged 40 Son of RMQMS William & Harriett Cleare of 54, York Road, Chichester Husband of Mrs E.M.Cleare of 11, Malden Hill Cottages, New Malden, Surrey. Born in Secunderabad, India and enlisted in Chichester. Included on the War Memorials of New Malden, Rumboldswhyke and North Mundham. Buried in Montreuil-aux-Lions British Cemetery

CLIFTON

Joseph Richard

Private G.13868 3rd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of Sickness 15. 8.20 Aged 42 Husband of Mrs A.Clifton of 4, Parchment Street, Chichester. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

COLEMAN

Henry John

Driver T4/186397 54th Divisional Train The Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home 20.12.16. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Chichester. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

COLLINS

Harry Osborn

Private Tf.285153 2/1st Bucks Battalion, The Ox & Bucks Light Infantry 14th Division. Killed in action 22. 8.17. Aged 37 Son of Frederick & Emma Collins of 8, New Park Road, Chichester. Husband of Ada Mary Collins 22, McNaughten Road, Bitterne Park, Southampton. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Southampton. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

COLLINS

Wilfred Avery

Private M2/021160 Royal Army Service Corps Att. No 14 Battery Machine Gun Corps Motor Transport Died of wounds 21. 6.17 Son of Frederick & Emma Collins of 8, New Park Road, Chichester. Born in Chichester & enlisted in London. Buried in Noeux Les Mines Communal Cemetery.

COMPER

Albert Henry

Guardsman 22024 3rd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action 13.4.18. Born in Hove and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church. & Shippams Memorial Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

COOPER

Frederick

Private TF.242650 1/5th Battalion, The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 9.3.17. Aged 18 Son of William Knight & Mary Anne Cooper of 219, Oving Road, Chichester.Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Included on Portfield War Memorial Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium.

COOPER, MM

Archibald

Lance Sergeant 79705, Royal Defence Corps. Fourth son of William Knight Cooper and Mary Ann Cooper of 219 Oving Road, Chichester. He originally enlisted as G/218, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment in August 1914 serving in France and Belgium. He gained the Military Medal at Cambrai in November 1917 where he was wounded. He died aged 24 on 21st November 1918 in Dover Military Hospital and is buried in All Saints Churchyard, Portfield. Included on Portfield War Memorial.

COSENS

Archibald

Airman 1 236997 Royal Air Force Died at home after the war 18.2.19 Aged 19 Son of Kennet & Anne Cosens of 34, George Street, Chichester. Buried in Chichester Cemetery

COTTON

E H

No further information currently available

COTTON

Edward John

Stoker 2nd ClassK/21447.PO Royal Navy H.M.S. ”Bulwark” Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness Dockyard 26.11.14 Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.

CROXFORD

Arthur Cecil

Private 28106 7th Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry 20th Division. Killed in action 2.4.18. Aged 32 Son of John & Elizabeth Croxford Husband of Alice Croxford Brook Flat, Waterloo Road, Felpham. Born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and enlisted in Chichester. Included on St. Georges, Rumboldswyke War Memorial. Buried in Grand Seraucourt British Cemetery.

CUMBERLEDGE

Edwin Arthur

Private TF.204132 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 41st Division Killed in action 9. 8.18 Aged 32 Son of George & Harriett Cumberledge of 18, Oving Road, Chichester.Born in Chichester and enlisted in Winchester. Next of kin, Chichester. Included on Portfield War Memorial. Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium

CUTTEN

Frank

Private 40808 9th Battalion.The Essex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 23. 3.17. Aged 34 Son of Henry & Sarah Cutten of Chichester. Husband of Mrs Annette Cutten (remarried) later of Little London, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Lambeth Formerly with the East Surreys. Employee of "The Morning Post" (London). St. Pancras Parish Church Buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras.

DABBS

Sidney Arthur

Private SD.2657 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 16.4.16. Aged 28 Son of Mr & Mrs G.Dabbs of 14, Broyle Road, Chichester. Born St. Pauls Chichester and enlisted in Hastings. Buried in Post Office Rifles Cemetery

DANCER

Leonard Arthur William

Corporal SD.3333 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 3.4.18 Aged 26 Son of Thomas & Sarah Dancer of Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Horsham. Buried in Rosieres Communal Cemetery Extension.

DEVES

Arthur

Private G.4807 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Trans. To 612th Home Service Employment Company, The Labour Corps. Died at home 11.6.18. Aged 43 Husband of Mrs M. Deves of Pimlico, London. Served on the N.W. Frontier of India. Buried in Chichester Cemetery

DEW

Walter George D

Private 46679 The Royal Defence Corps Formerly with The 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (SD 3978) Died at home 21. 2.19. Husband of Mrs Anne May Violet Dew of 37, Tower Street, Chichester. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

DEWEY

Francis Cecil

Private 736176 1/28th Battalion, The London Regiment. (The Artists Rifles) 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action31.12.17. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Liverpool. St. Pancras Parish Church Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

DIPLOCK

Thomas J

CQMS. L.6868 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds suffered at Vendresse 8.10.14. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Included on Eastbourne War Memorial Villers en Prayeres Communal Cemetery

DUDMAN

William James

Private 65427 7th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Died of wounds 30.5.17. Husband of Mrs W.J.Dudman (remarried) later of Fernhurst Born in Linch and enlisted in Dorking. Formerly with the East Surreys. St. Pancras Parish Church Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension

DURSTON

Harold.

Private G.16270 11thBattalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Killed in action 29.4.18 Aged 23 Son of James Rouse & Harriett Durston of 12, Basin Road, Chichester. Served on Gallipoli in 1915 and discharged with malaria. Re-enlisted Chichester in 1916. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

EADE

Arthur J

Private TF.200121 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division Killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza 4.11.17 Aged 23 Son of Mr & Mrs Eade of 164, Orchard Street, Chichester. Born in Bury, West Sussex and enlisted in Chichester. St. Bartholomews, Westgate Memorial Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine.

EDWARDS

Victor Charles

Private 24819 2/6th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st Division. Killed in action near Cambrai 3.12.17. Aged 21 Son of Arthur William & Elizabeth Edwards of 11, Whyke Road, Chichester.Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. St. Georges Rumboldswyke Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial

EDWARDS

Arthur William

Private G.12878 8th Battalion.The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Died 8. 2.18. Aged 28 Son of Arthur William & Elizabeth Edwards of 11, Whyke Road, Chichester. Born in Rumboldswyke and enlisted in Chichester. St. Georges Rumboldswyke Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery

EDWARDS, MC

George Percy

Lieutenant ‘D’ Battery 155th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery Died of wounds 2.10.18. Aged 33. Son of Alfred & Mary Edwards of Chichester. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux.

ELDRIDGE

James

Private G.191 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 7. 9.16. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin residents of Portfield. Portfield War Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

ELLIOTT

Ernest Arthur

Private G.37563 2nd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 29th Division. Killed in action14. 7.17. Aged 36 Son of George & Emma Elliott of Donnington.Husband of Edith Elliott of 13, Whyke Lane, Chichester.Born in Donnington and enlisted in Chichester. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium

ELLIOTT

Gilbert

Private G.37560 10th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action 4.11.18. Aged 34 Son of Henry & Jane Elliott of Chichester. Husband of Alice Elliott of 14, Kingsham Avenue, Chichester. Born in Donnington and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Beaurain British Cemetery

EVERSHED

Walter A

Private S.43589 1/5th Battalion. The Seaforth Highlanders 51st Division. Killed in action 13.10.18. Born in Billingshurst and enlisted in Chichester.Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. Portfield War Memorial Buried in Avesnes le Sec Communal Cemetery Extension

FAITH

Alfred

Private 27650 1st Battalion, The Devonshire Regiment. 5th Division Killed in action 20.12.16. Aged 34 Son of Eliza & Alfred Faith of Chichester Born in London and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Rue de Berceaux Military Cemetery, Richebourg L’Avoue

FEAST

Frank

Private 8239 1st Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 14.10.14. Aged 41 Husband of Dorothy Feast of 44, Tower Street, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in London. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial.

FEAST

Harry J

Private 95025 1st Battalion, The Tank Corps. Killed in action 29. 9.18. Born in Fishbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with The East Surrey Regiment. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial.

FITZSIMONS

Terence

Second Lieutenant ‘C’ Company 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Loos 4.8.16. St. Bartholomews, Westgate, Memorial Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19

FITZSIMONS

John

Corporal 67805 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 18th, Division Killed in action near Ypres 11.11.17. Born in Melton Mowbray, Leics, and enlisted in Walton. Next of kin Chichester. St. Bartholomews Westgate, Memorial Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

FLETCHER

Henry

Private G.17822 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Died of wounds 26.4.17. Aged 21 St. Georges, Rumboldswyke Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery.

FLETCHER

Frank

The Middlesex Regiment. Portfield War Memorial No further information currently available

FLETCHER

Arthur Ernest

Corporal 3218 No 45 Company The Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 12. 8.16. Aged 22 Son of Mrs E.J.Shepheard of “Wi Wurry” Basin Road, Chichester. Born in Bermondsey and enlisted in Petworth Formerly Royal Fusiliers. St. Georges, Rumboldswhyke Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

FOGDEN

Charles Henry

Sergeant SD.3099 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30.6.16. Aged 23 Son of Mr & Mrs Fogden of Cavendish Street, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Hastings. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

FOGDEN

John Garside

Sergeant.5330 1st Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 2nd Division. Killed in action on the Marne 14.9.14. Aged 27 Son of Edwin & Kate Fogden of Chichester. Husband of Florence Fogden of Washington Street, Chichester Regular, Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Vendresse British Cemetery

FOLLETT

William Cecil

Private G.16273 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 17.10.16. Aged 24 Son of William & Louisa Follett of 7, Broyle Road, Chichester. Enlisted in Chichester Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

FORD

Vivian Hebberdon

Private TF241821 2/6th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st Division. Killed in action 24.10.18. Aged 21 Son of George & Alice Ford of 1, Victoria Villas, Stockbridge, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Crucifix Cemetery, Vendegies sur Ecaillon.

FREEMAN

Albert John

Able Seaman J/22277 Royal Navy H.M.S. ”Bulwark” Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26.11.14. Aged 19 Son of Richard & Fanny Freeman of 52, Oving Road, Portfield, Chichester. Portfield War Memorial. One of the few men recovered from the incident. Buried in Woodlands Cemetery, Gillingham, Kent

FREEMAN

William Arthur

Able Seaman J/7559 Royal Navy H.M.S. ”Hampshire” Lost when the armoured cruiser struck a mine off the Orkney Islands 5. 6.16. Aged 22 Son of Richard & Fanny Freeman of 52, Oving Road, Portfield, Chichester. Portfield War Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

FROST

Archibald E

Private G.537 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7.7.16. Born and enlisted in Chichester Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

FROST

Frank F

Private L.8560 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 20. 8.16. Born in Laughton near Lewes and enlisted in Battle. Included on Little Common War Memorial. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery. (This seems unlikely but is the only Frank Frost with the Royal Sussex Register)

FULLER

N

Drummer 9658 3rd Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. Died at home 14. 1.15 Aged 17 Son of Mr & Mrs Fuller of 12, Franklin Place, Chichester..Born in Bow, East London and enlisted in Portsmouth Buried in Scartho Road Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

GARVEY

Patrick

Private 27802 7th Battalion, The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry 3rd Division. (W.M.Royal Army Medical Corps) Died of wounds 2. 10.18. Aged 19 Son of Patrick & Kathleen Garvey of 2, The High Street, Chichester. Born in Aldershot and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Ribecourt Railway Cemetery

GATTRELL

Sidney Frederick

Rifleman A/204357 12th Battalion, The London Regiment. Formerly with the K.R.R.C. (W.M.The East Surrey Regiment) Died of wounds 25. 8.18. Aged 24 Son of Frederick & Ada Gattrell of 5, Glencoe Road, Buckland, Portsmouth Born in Portsmouth and enlisted in Hove. Buried in Daours Commuanl Cemetery Extension.

GLENN

Archibald Patrick

Second Lieutenant 15th Battalion, The West Yorkshire Regiment. 31st Division. Killed in action 14. 9.16. Aged 18 Son of the Rev.Richard John and Mrs Katie Browning Glenn. Served in the Dardanelles with “Hawke” Battalion, of the Royal Naval Division. Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourge L’AVoue

GLUE

William.

Private 37562 13th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action 2.10.17. Aged 35 Son of William & Eunice Glue. Husband of Alice Glue (Remarried) later of 10. Nortgate, Chichester. Born in Hastings & Enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

GOBEY

Charles

Private 146923 57th Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps. Died in France after the War 18.12.18 Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs E.Gobey of 1, Parchment Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun

GOBEY

Thomas

Private 44263 22nd Battalion, The Manchester Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action 4.10.17. Son of Mr & Mrs E.Gobey of 1, Parchment Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

GODDARD

Sydney George

Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Loos 30. 6.16. Next of kin residents of Chichester. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial.

GODDEN

Charles Tower Rayson

Private G.16656 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 14. 5.17. Aged 41 Son of Lt.Charles J.Godden, Royal Navy and Mrs Hepzibah Godden of “Silver Dale” Golden Avenue, Bognor. Husband of Mary Jane Godden of 101, Victoria Road, Chichester. Enlisted in Bognor, Left 7 children. Portfield War Memorial Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

GOLDIE

Charles

Corporal 43864 8th Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action 3.11.18. Aged 19 Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Ghissignies British Cemetery

GOULD

William

Private 19795 1st Battalion, The Essex Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action 20.10.16. Aged 28 Son of William & Mary Gould of 29, South Street, Havant, Hants. Born in Nurslem, Yorks and enlisted in Southend Resident of Westhampnett, near Chichester. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe

GRAHAM

John William

Regimental Sergeant Major. 3559 1/1st Sussex Yeomanry, Gallipoli. Formerly 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys) Killed in action 19.10.15. Aged 46 Son of John & Isabel Graham of Leeds. Husband of Mary Isabella Graham of Clader Cottage, Newbiggin, Musselburgh near Edinburgh. Served for 21 years in The Royal Scots Greys and 4 years with the Sussex Yeomanry. Buried in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli.

GREEDUS

George

Signaller J/23706 Royal Navy. H.M.S. “Invincible” Lost with the Battlecruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

GREEN

William

Private 36190 13th Battalion. The East Surrey Regiment. 40th Division Died of wounds 24. 3.18 age19. Son of John & Mary Green of 84, Grove Road, Chichester. Born in Wick and enlisted in Chichester. St. Georges Rumboldswhyke. Buried in Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval

GREEN

Frederick Charles

Rifleman. 41339 2nd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 1st Division. Killed in action 27.5.18. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Chichester. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial.

GREENFIELD

H R Percy William

Not recognised with these initials. There is however: Private 31285 13th Battalion, The York & Lancaster Regiment. 31st Division. Formerly with the Northamptons. Died of wounds 16.4.18. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Sailly Sur La Lys Churchyard

GREENSHIELDS

Archibald.

Lance Corporal G.4496 8th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action8. 9.17 Son of Mrs Challen of 14, The High Street, Chichester. Born in Portsmouth and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Duhallow ADS Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

HACKETT

William J

Lance Corporal 97085 103rd Field Company The Royal Engineers Died of wounds 18.4.17. Aged 40 Son of Henry & Anne Hackett of Chichester. Husband of Alice Hackett of 13, The High Street, Chichester. Buried in Noeux Les Mines Communal Cemetery

HALL

Arthur John

Able Seaman 226554 Royal Navy. H.M.S. ”Invincible” Lost with the Battlecruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Aged 29 Son of Mrs B, Ayling of 2, Lake Road, Portfield, Chichester, Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

HALL

Edward Lionel

Second Lieutenant 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division.Killed in action during the March Retreat 27.3.18. Aged 21 Son of Samuel & Annie Hall of 6, Franklin Place, Chichester. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

HALL

Harry Francis

Corporal G.452 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Battalion, Attached to Trench Mortar Batteries. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 22.5.18. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs H.W.Hall of 6, St. James Road, Chichester. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. and St. Pancras. Shippams Memorial Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

HALL

Ernest A R

Corporal TF.205874 1st Battalion. The Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action 27. 9.18. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Buried in Gouzeaucourt New Britich Cemetery.

HAMMONDS, DSO MC

Denys Huntingford

Major 125th Field Company The Royal Engineers Killed in action during the March Retreat 30. 3.18. Aged 30 Son of The Rev.Hammonds & Mrs Hammonds of 37, North Street, Chichester. Educated at Kings School, Canterbury B.Sc (London). Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial.

HANDCOCK

Herbert Charles

Private TF.2241 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division Died of wounds in Malta of wounds sustained on Gallipoli 27. 8.15. Aged 34 Son of Charles & Annie Handcock of Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Horsham. Name also appears on the War Memorial in East Ham Central Park, London. Buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

HANMORE

Edward James

Boy 1st Class J/28347 Royal Navy H.M.S. ”Bulwark” Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26.11.14. Aged 16. Son of Edward & Lydia Hanmore of 18, Chapel Street, Chichester. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

HARPER

Horace Andrew

Sergeant G.20107 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at St. Julian, Ypres, 31. 7.17. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Camberwell. Buried in White House Cemetery, Belgium.

HARPER

George James

Private GS.7. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division (W.M.The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry) Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9. 5.15. Aged 44 Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Harper of 4, East Walls, Chichester, Born in Kennington and enlisted in Chichester. Veteran of The South African War, 1899/1902. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

HARRIS

Ernest George

Sergeant 13061 7th Battalion, The East Yorkshire Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action 28.12.15. Aged 25 Son of Mr & Mrs George Harris of 54, North Gate, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Leeds. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

HAWKINS

Edward W

Private TF.200742 1/4t. Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza 6.11.17. Son of Mr Hawkins & Mrs Annie Hawkins of 30, Basin Road, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine. (Israel)

HAYDEN

William

Corporal 1982 The Royal Flying Corps. 6th Reserve Squadron. Died 16.9.15. Aged 21 Son of William & Alice Hayden of 12, St. Martins Square, Chichester. Born in Chichester. Buried in Montrose (Sleepy Hillock) Cemetery Angus, Scotland

HEATHER

Cecil

Gunner 164443 456th Siege Battery (Att. 51st Division).The Royal Garrison Artillery Killed in action 10.4.18. Aged 39 Husband of May Heather of 2, East Row, Chichester St. Georges Rumboldswyke Memorial and St. Pancras. Cathedral Chorister. Buried in Anzin St. Aubin British Cemetery, Arras.

HELLYER

James John

Leading Stoker (Boatman C.G) 308293 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Good Hope” Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at the Battle of Coronel Islands, Chile, 1.11.14. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

HENTY

Arthur Frank

Captain 11th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 4. 3.16. Aged 38 Son of Colonel Arthur & Mrs Louisa Curtis Henty of Oaklands Park, Chichester. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

HERSEY

George

Private 126987 14th Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps (W.M.The Royal Sussex Regiment) Formerly Royal Sussex. Died in captivity in Germany 5. 6.18. Enlisted in Chichester. St. Georges Rumboldswyke Memorial. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

HEWSON

Frederick G

Private G.7503 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Messines 6. 6.17. Aged 21 Son of Mr & Mrs George Hewson of 144, Whyke Road, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

HILL

Frederick

Private 27573 7th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 19th Division.Killed in action 8.11.16. Aged 26 Son of William & Agnes Hill of 19, St. James Road, Portfield, Chichester. Former N, Staffs. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Burton on Trent, Staffs. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval.

HILTON

Dennis Sidney

Private L.7689 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Troyon 14.9.14 Born in Emsworth and enlisted in Chichester. Regular. Resident of Chichester. Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial.

HOAD

Albert Henry

Gunner 160240 22nd Heavy Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Died of wounds 1. 5.18. Aged 27 Son of Mrs F. Hoad of 21, Russell Street, Portfield, Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Arneke British Cemetery.

HODGE

William George

2nd Corporal 73619 The Royal Engineers Fenny Stratford Signal Depot Died at home 9. 2.17. Aged 32 Husband of Mrs W.P.Hodge of High Street, Cuckfield. Born in Ryde Isle of Wight and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

HODGE

Robert Ernest Keast

CQMS. 11790 2nd Auckland Regiment. The New Zealand Division. Killed in action at Polygon Wood. 5. 2.18. Aged 30 Son of Henry & Mary Hodge of 27, Caledonian Road, Chichester. Commemorated on The Buttes New British Cemetery New Zealand Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium

HOLDEN

Cecil Arthur

Lance Corporal 9246 7th Battalion, The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry 20th Division. Killed in action 23. 5.18. Born in Barnham and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of Barnham Buried in Sucrerie Cemetery, Ablain St. Nazaire.

HOLLIST

Arthur

Private G.19275 11th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 7. 6.17. Born in North Mundham near Chichester and enlisted in Chichester. Graylingwell Hospital Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

HOPKINS

George Sidney

Lance Corporal 206116 The Tank Corps “B” Battalion, Heavy Branch Died of wounds 2. 8.17. Aged 23 Son of William & Sarah Hopkins of 55, East Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester, Formerly Royal Sussex. Portfield Memorial. & St. Pancras Church Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

HOPKINS

James Herbert

Private G.54656 23rd, Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 41st Division. Died of wounds 2.10.18. Aged 19 Son of William & Sarah Hopkins of 55, East Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. & St. Pancras Church Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille

HOPKINS

Richard John

[Also spelt as HOPKIN] Private TF.292709 1/7th Battalion. The Northumberland Fusiliers. 50th Division. Killed in action, 14.11.18. Formerly Hertfords. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

HORNER

Arthur Harry.

Sergeant 10462 8th Battalion.The Devonshire Regiment. 7th Division. Died of wounds 6. 6.16. Aged 33 Son of William & Laura Horner of Elm Cottage, Winkleigh, North Devon. Chichester connection unknown. Buried in La Neuville Communal Cemetery, Corbie

HOTSTON

Gordon Harry

Private TF.240745 1/5th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds (Gas) at home 1.12.17. Aged 23.Son of Edward & Jane Hotston of 3, Caledonian Road, Chichester. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

HOWARD

Cyril James

Lance Corporal TF.1534 The Sussex Yeomanry Killed in action on Gallipoli 8.11.15. Aged 20 Son of Mr & Mrs C.W.Howard of East Street, Chichester. Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Chichester, Next of kin Chichester. Cathedral Chorister. Buried in Twelve Tree Copse, Gallipoli.

HOWLETT

George

Airman 2. 187251 Royal Air Force Died at home 11. 9.18. Son of Mr Howlett and Mrs Mary Anne Howlett of 13, York Road, Wyke, Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Portfield All Saints Churchyard.

HUFFER

William Charles E

Private 21243 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action 18.10.16 Born in Moseley, Surrey and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

HURST

Francis

[Listed as HUNT on War Memorial] Lance Corporal L.8030 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Regular soldier.Killed in action at Shrewsbury Forest near Ypres 30.10.14. Born and enlisted in Chichester, Employee of Graylingwell Hosptal Graylingwell Hospital Memorial Window. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

IRISH

Leonard E

Private L.9755 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action29. 9.14 Aged 19 Son of Walter & Fanny Irish of 14, The Hornet, Chichester. Born in Rumboldswyke and enlisted in Chichester. Regular. St. Georges Rumboldswyke Memorial Buried in St. Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

IRISH

Gordon W

Private L.9083 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds in Cambridge Military Hospital 12.10.15. Aged 22 Son of Walter & Fanny Irish of 14, The Hornet, Chichester, Born and enlisted in Chichester. Regular. St. Georges Rumboldswyke Memorial. Buried in St. Rumbolds Churchyard Rumboldswyke, Chichester

JARMAN

Edgar

Private 12054 11th Battalion, The Border Regiment. 32nd Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 15. 2.18. Aged 24 Son of Mr & Mrs T. Jarman of “The Laurels” Cleveland Road, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Manchester. St. Pancras Parish Church. Buried in Neiderzwherhen Cemetery, Germany

JASPER

Frederick George

Private 32884 13th Hussars Mesopotamia. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 5.11.17. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Southampton Resident of Chichester. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial Iraq.

JEFFERIES

James

Private G.37573 2nd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Killed in action 15. 7.17. Born in Lavant and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Chichester. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

JEFFERIES

Arthur

Private 22491 7th Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment. 13th Division. Died of wounds on Gallipoli 15.11.15. Born in Hambrook and enlisted in Portsmouth Buried in Hill 10 Cemetery, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli

JELLETT

Alexander Ambrose

Private 59864 3rd Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. Died at home 28.10.18. Born and enlisted in Chichester. St. Bartholomews, Westgate. Buried in Chichester Cemetery

JOHNSON

John James H

Sapper 20906 12th Field Company The Royal Engineers Killed in action near Ypres 9.8.15. Aged 25 Son of Mr & Mrs John James Johnson of 22, Chapel Road, Chichester. Born in Islington and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

JONES

T L (Barney)

Not identified with these initials with the Royal Sussex. There is, however: Private SD.3610 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near the Rue de Bois 24.4.16. Born in Emsworth and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner

JUPP

Harold Arthur

Ordinary Seaman J/22259 Royal Navy. H.M.S. ”Black Prince” Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31. 5.16. Aged 18 Son of George & Fanny Jupp of 51, St. Pancras, Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea,

KEMP

Hubert William

Private 10330 14th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 39th Division, Died of wounds 21.10.16. Aged 20 Son of Edward Thomas & Mary Anne Kemp of 55, North Street, Chichester. Born in Heathfield and enlisted in Southampton. Buried in Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval

KENT

T H

The Royal Army Medical Corps. No further information currently available

KERWOOD

Owen James

Private TF.200474 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 29.7.18. Aged 23 Son of Alfred James & Emma Kerwood of “Blackfriars” 7, St, John Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester, St. Pancras Parish Church. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery, Villemontoire.

KING

George Henry

Corporal TF.203738 6th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action at Amiens 8.8.18 Aged 19 Grandson of Mr & Mrs H.King. Enlisted in Chichester. Chichester resident St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Buried in Ville sur Ancre Communal Cemetery Extension.

KING

Reginald Mark

Private 34220 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action 16. 8.17. Aged 39. Son of Mr & Mrs Mark King of 4, Terminus Road, Chichester. Husband of Mrs Anne King (remarried) later of Portsmouth Born in Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth. Southgate Methodist Church. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

KNIGHT

George Edward

Corporal G.4381 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme at Ginchy 9.9.16. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Chichester. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

KNIGHT

William George

Private, S.9 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Died in Germany during the occupation 28.6.19. Reservist St. Pancras Parish Church Resident of Chichester Not included in SDGW Part 40. Buried in Cologne South Military Cemetery, Germany

LAMBERT

Edward

Private L.10110 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25. 9.15. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Chichester. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.

LAMBOURNE

Charles W

Private TF.235911 1/4th Battalion, The York & Lancaster Regiment. 49th Division. Killed in action 13.10.18. Son of Mr & Mrs G.Lambourne of 60, Victoria Road, Portfield Chichester Formerly Hampshire Regiment. Enlisted in Newport Isle of Wight. Portfield Memorial. Buried in York Cemetery, Haspres.

LANGRISH

Charles

Private G.26000 1st Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action 8.10.18. Aged 36 Son of John & Rebecca Langrish. Husband of Annie Flora Langrish of 12, Russell Street, Portfield, Chichester. Born in Lavant and enlisted in Brighton. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial

LATTER

George William Walter

Second Lieutenant 3rd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 24th Division. Killed in action near Ypres, 11. 7.16. Aged 20 Son of George & Ellen Latter of 7, Infirmary Terrace, Chichester. Commissioned from the ranks. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Buried in Pond Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

LAWRENCE

William Herber

Private 42155 9th Battalion.The Royal Irish Rifles 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action 22. 7.18. Aged 34 Son of William & Lavinia Lawrence of Chichester. Born in Selsey and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the RAVC. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.

LEACH

George

Rifleman TF.330661 1/8th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 54th Division. Killed in action in Palestine 2.11.17. Son of Mr & Mrs George Leach of 14, Kingsham Road, Chichester, Enlisted Newport Isle of Wight. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke Buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.

LEACH

William

Private SD.3163 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 19.6.17 Aged 41 Son of Mrs Beeden of Chichester. Husband of Mrs E. Leach of Hunston near Chichester.Born in Hunston and enlisted in Chichester., Included on Hunston Parish Church War Memorial Buried in Poperinghe New British Cemetery, Belgium

LEE

Alan James

Lance Corporal 11057 2nd Battalion, The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action 8.5.15. Aged 18 Son of Edwin & Nellie Ethel Lee of 32, St. James Road, Portfield, Chichester, Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

LEMMON

Montague Hague

Private 1001 1st Battalion, The Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry) 3rd, Division Died of wounds 8.6.15. Aged 28 Son of John & Martha Lemmon of Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Armoury House, London, Resident of Crouch Hill. St. Pancras Church. Employee of The Liverpool & London Globe Insurance Company. Cathedral Chorister Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension.

LIAUTARD

C L

No further information currently available with this spelling.

LILLYWHITE

Robert J

Captain Royal Flying Corps Killed in an accident at home 26.11.16. Resident of Portfield Portfield Memorial. Buried in Westhampnett (St. Peters) Churchyard

LONG

Cyril Henry

Rifleman 12055 2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1st Division. Killed in action 13.4.18. Aged 18Son of Mr & Mrs R.H.Long of 36, North Street, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted Gosport, Hants.. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Buried in Cambrin Military Cemetery

LONGLANDS

Thomas

Private S.2193 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Wounded at Richebourg and died the following day 10. 5.15. Aged 39 Reservist Son of Henry & Anne Longlands of Portfield, Chichester.Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Rue De Berceaux Military Cemetery.

LYDDALL

Herbert Percy Sidney

Lance Corporal L.8635 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Battalion. Killed in action at Cambrai 25.11.17. Aged 28 Son of George & Alice Lyddall of 91, Sugden Road, Clapham Common, Husband of Mrs Jeannie Lyddall of 59, Lavinia Street, Belfast Born and enlisted in Chichester. Regular soldier formerly with the 2nd Battalion. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial Note: Not included on the Memorial, but attempts have been made recently by relatives to have his name included.

MAHONEY

B.

No further information currently available

MANNERS

Herbert John

Private G.64182 2nd Battalion.The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action 26.10.17 Aged 20 Son of Mr & Mrs F.H.Manners of 27, North Street, Chichester. Born & enlisted in Chichester, Chichester resident. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.

MARSHALL

Edward

Private L.7939 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 1.11.14. Aged 29 Son of Mr Marshall & Mrs Alice Marshall of 59, St. Pancras, Chichester. Born in Liphook, Hants and enlisted in Arundel. St. Pancras Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

MARTIN

A

Royal Field Artillery Cathedral Chorister. No further information currently available

MATTHEWS

Frank George Alexander

Private G.8591 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 5.10.16. Aged 21 Son of Mr & Mrs E.H.Matthews of Marlow Villas, Spitalfields Lane, Chichester. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Employed as a gardener in the City and was the Priory Park Keeper. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

MAY

Charles Alfred

Leading Stoker K/23562 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Savage” Died at home after the war 20. 2.19. Buried in Chichester Cemetery

MAY

Frederick William

Stoker Petty Officer 311767 Royal Navy H.M.S. ”Black Prince” Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Aged 29 Son of Frederick & William May. Husband of Florence Jane May of 10, Westgate, Chichester. St. Bartholomews, Westgate Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

MCCAUL

Lawrence

Private G.8387 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7.7.16. Aged 37 Son of Lawrence & Ellen McCaul of 147, Orchard Street, Chichester.Born in Fareham, Hants and enlisted in Chichester. Veteran of The War in South Africa. Included on Barnham Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial,

MELMOTH

Percy Frederick

Private G. 68566 7th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. (W.M. 2nd Dragoons) Died 5. 7.18. Aged 18 Son of William Charles & Esther Melmoth of Chichester. Enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Pernois British Cemetery, Halloy Les Pernois

MILES

Harry William

Major Royal Marine Light Infantry, H.M.S. “Vanguard” Grand Fleet. Lost when the Dreadnought blew up in Scapa Flow. 9.7.17. Aged 36 Son of Colonel Samuel Barrett-Miles and Mrs Ellen Marie Barrett-Miles of Somerset. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

MILLS

Edward George Henry

Able Seaman 229088 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Invincible”Grand Fleet. Lost with the Battlecruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Aged 36. Son of William & Sophia Mills of 18, Lyndhurst Street, Chichester. St. George, Rumboldswhyke Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

MITCHELL

Reginald James

Private SD.3633 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 24.9.18. Aged 25 Son of James & Mary Mitchell of 24, Chapel Street, Chichester. Enlisted in Hastings. Formerly with the South Downs Battalions. St. Pancras Memorial. Buried in Berthaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pontru

MORLEY

Albert Loraine

Private G.12407 7th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 8.11.16. Aged 31 Brother of Mr Stephen Morley of 4, Lake Road, Portfield. Portfield Memorial. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Norwood. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memrial

MORRIS

Edward Frederick

Private G.181 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 4. 8.16. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin residents of Chichester. St. Pancras Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

MORRIS

William C

Private S.781 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9. 5.15. Reservist Born St. Pauls, Chichester and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Chichester. St, Bartholomews, Westgate and St. Pancras Memorials. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

MORRIS

Thomas

Private 60694 8th Battalion, The The Royal Fusiliers 12th Division Died of wounds 5. 5.17 Aged 38 Son of Thomas & Lucy Morris of Chichester, Husband of Mrs Eillen Morris of 2, Stroudfield Cottages, Petersfield, Hampshire.Born and enlisted in Chichester. St. Pancras Memorial. Buried in St. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

MORRIS

George

Private 13427 47th Company The Machine Gun Corps Died 10. 9.16 Aged 37, Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Husband of Elizabeth Annie Morris of 5, The High Street, Summerstown, Chichester. Born in Winchester and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension.

MYNETT

Albert Thomas

Rifleman 3804 2nd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade 8th Division Killed in action 24.10.16. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth Next of kin, Chichester. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

NEWMAN

Thomas Henry

Private 20321 No 60 Company The Machine Gun Corps, Formerly The Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action18. 9.16. Born in Beddington, Surrey and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Portfield Portfield Memorial. and Shippams Memorial Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

NEWMAN

Thomas

The Machine Gun Corps Possible duplication of the entry above.??

NOEL

Harry

Stoker 1st Class K/18283 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Hampshire” Lost when the Armoured Cruiser struck a mine off the Orkneys on 5. 6.16. Aged 24 Son of Mary Anne Noel of 26, Victoria Road, Portfield, Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

NORTH, MM

Charles

Sergeant 26975 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 41st Division. Died of wounds 21. 9.17. Aged 26 Youngest son of Thomas & Annie North of “Lynton Cottage” Eton Road, West Worthing Born in Chichester and enlisted in Winchester. Resident of Chichester. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

NOYCE

Frederick William

Private 18371 6th Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action 12. 4.17. Aged 19 Son of William & Augusta Noyce of 1, Marlow Villa, Spitalfields Lane, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth. Formerly with the Royal Field Artillery. Buried in Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux

PADFIELD

Herbert George

Private G.481 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 4.8.16. Born in Dorset and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin Orchard Street, Chichester. Included on Boxgrove Priory War Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

PAICE

Edgar William

Lance Corporal G.984 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division.Killed in action 5.10.16. Aged 24 Son of Thomas & Emily Paice of 26, Grove Road, Whyke, Chichester. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester. St. Georges Rumboldswhyke. Memorial Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

PARSONS

Frederick Charles

Private 44084 10th Battalion, The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 31st Division.Killed in action 6.4.17. Aged 32 Son of Frederick & Elizabeth Parsons of Chichester. Husband of Ivy Preston (remarried) of 17, Tower Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Artillery Bur Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux

PATRICK

John W

Private TF.241745 2/6th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st Division. Killed in action in Belgium 5.10.18. Enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium

PAY

Wilfred Edwin

Corporal 30233 12th Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps Killed in action 28. 6.18. Aged 23 Son of Mrs E.L. Pay of 2, Warren Villas, Summersdale, Chichester. Born in Bosham and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Buried in Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension.

PEARCE

Charles Frederick

Rifleman P.881 The Rifle Brigade Killed in action 3. 9.16. Aged 33 Son of Mr & Mrs George Pearce. Born St. Pancras. Resident of Islington. Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery Beaumont Hamel. (Possibility only) also Yapton ??

PEARSON

Frank

Private 477712 The Royal Canadian Regiment. Died at home 23. 5.17. Aged 44 Husband of Mrs Jennie Pearson of “Franklynn” Longford Road, Bognor. Buried in Chichester Cemetery

PENFOLD

Henry Leonard James

Private G.15 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 9.11.15. Son of Mr Penfold and Mrs R.E.Woods of 30, Adelaide Road, Chichester. Born in Reigate, Surrey and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Sailly Labourse Communal Cemetery.

PENFOLD

Joseph Percy

Rifleman 17214 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Rifles 8th Division. Died of wounds 12. 3.15. Aged 18 Son of Albert & Annie Penfold of 2, Babbington Villa, Broadway, Summersdale, Chichester. Born in Fermoy, Cork, Ireland and enlisted in Portsmouth. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

PERRY

George

Private TF.200719 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 29.7.18. Aged 23 Son of George & Maria Perry of 13, South Pallant, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Apprenticed Hairdresser. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery, Villemontoire

PETERS

Thomas William

Private 98590 2nd Battalion.The Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 17.4.18. Aged 34 Son of Mr & Mrs George Peters of Russell Street, Chichester. Husband of Kathleen Alma Peters of 31, Tarrant Street, Arundel.Born in West Wittering and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the H.A.C. St. Georges, Rumboldswhyke & Portfield Memorial. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

PICKARD

Edwin James

Private TF.320341 16th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th (Yeomanry) Division. Died of nephritis in Palestine 25.6.17. Aged 20. Son of James & Sarah Pickard of 4, Guilded Road, Chichester. Born in Washington near Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Deir el Belah War Cemetery, Palestine.

PIGGOTT

Arthur Harry

Corporal. 28541 12th Field Company The Royal Engineers Killed in action 9.8.15. Aged 21 Son of John & Eliza Piggott of 24, Westhampnett. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial

PLATT

Arthur William

Lance Corporal 12745 6th Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment. 17th Division Killed in action 5.9.17. Aged 46 Son of The Rev & Mrs G.M. Platt of Whitkirk, Yorkshire. Born in Leeds and enlisted in London. St. Pancras Memorial. Buried in Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux

POOLE

Ernest

Private 25623 1st Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps Killed in action 18.4.18. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

POULTER

John Alfred

Private 25346 6th Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 15.2.17. Born in Waltham Cross, Essex and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

PRATT

George Oliver

Ordinary Seaman J/20395 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Queen Mary” Grand Fleet Lost with the Battlecruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

PRATT

J H

No further information currently available

PRESTON

Jesse

Private 5731 2nd Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 27.5.18. Aged 37 Husband of Mrs C.M.Preston of 10 Parchment Street, Chichester. Born in Farringdon, Berks and enlisted in Reading. Buried in Jonchery-Sur-Vesle British Cemetery

PURCHASE

Charles

Private G.13496 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Taken prisoner at Cambrai and died in captivity 26. 4.18. Son of Mr & Mrs Arthur Purchase of Burton House, West Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Employed in the City as a Draper. Buried in Conde Sur L’Escaut Communal Cemetery.

RALPH

Horace Sydney

Private, TF.205511 8th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 1. 8.17. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichster. Resident of Chichester Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

RALPHER

F

The Middlesex Regiment. No further information currently available. No individual with this surname with CWGC records.

RAPSON

James

Stoker Petty Officer 299099 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Nubian” Killed in action 27.10.16 Aged 33 Husband of Mrs Emily Rapson (remarried) of 14, St. Martins Square, Chichester. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

RHODES

Frank

Shipwright 2nd Class M/2451 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Glatton” Killed when the Coast Defence Battleship blew up due to an internal explosion in Dover Harbour 16. 9.18. (Body recovered in 1930) Son of Mr & Mrs Rhodes of 1, Lake Road, Portfield. Husband of Emily Rodes of 166, Broad Street, Chesham, Bucks, Included on Chesham War Memorial. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Gillingham, Kent.

RICHARDS

C

The Royal Scots No further information currently available

RICHARDS

Ronald Sandel

Private TF.200648 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza 6.11.17. Aged 20 Son of George & Rose Richards of 95, New Kings Road, Fulham. Enlisted in Chichester. Included on the Fulham Roll of Honour. Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine.

RICHARDSON

Harold Thomas Burchett

Lance Corporal L.8832 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7. 7.16. Son of Mr & Mrs Richardson of 16, Oving Road, Chichester. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester, Regular, formerly with the 2nd Battalion. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

RICHARDSON, MM

Albert

Private 20715 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 7.10.16. Born and enlisted inPortsmouth Resident of Chichester. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

RICHARDSON

Richard Miles

Private TF.313114 1/7th Battalion. The Gordon Highlanders 51st Highland Division. Killed in action 24. 7.18. Aged 18 Son of Edgar & Emma Richardson of 3, Grove Road, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in London. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial

RIDLER

J A

No further information currently available.

RIGGS, MM

Albert Charles

Private, L.10520 6th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 9. 3.18 Husband of Mrs C.Riggs of 102, Oving Road, Portfield, Chichester. Born in Dorchester, Dorset and enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Croix de Bac British Cemetery Steenwerck

RILEY

Arthur James

Private RMA/14379 Royal Marine Artillery (Eastney) Died at home 5.11.17. Son of Mr & Mrs James Riley of 26, Caledonian Road, Chichester. St. Georges Rumboldswhyke Buried in Rumboldswyke (St. Rumbold) Churchyard

ROBINS

Albert George

Gunner.212552 527 Battery. 56th Brigade.Royal Field Artillery Died in France 12.10.18. Son of William & Julia Robins of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.Husband of Emma Robins of 103, St. Pancras, Chichester Born and enlisted in Chicheste. Portfield and St. Pancras Memorials Buried in Delsaux Farm Cemetery Beugny

ROBINSON

Alfred Henry

Private 9767 1st Battalion.Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry 5th Division. Died of wounds 24. 7.17. Aged 24 Son of Edwin & Annie Louisa Robinson of Chichester.Born St. Pauls Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth Resident of Chichester. Buried in Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension.

ROSE

W L

The Royal Engineers. Only one possible match with CWGC and no Chichester connection proved. Not included in SDGW. Farrier Sergeant W, Rose. 486361 466th Field Company The Royal Engineers Died in base hospital at Rouen 14.1.18. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

ROSSITTER

George

Private L.10502 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9. 5.15. Aged 19 Son of George & Jane Rossiter of 22, St. Pancras, Chichester. St. Pancras Memorial. Born St. Pancras and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

ROTA

John

Corporal 4947 9th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. (W.M. Warwicks) Died of wounds 9. 3.18. Aged 23 Son of Louis & Catherine Rota of 39, Beach Road, Littlehampton. Littlehampton War Memorial. Born in Islington and enlisted in Westminster. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery Extension.

ROUSELL

William Stephen

Second Lieutenant 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 8. 8.18. ‘B’Company Son of Mr & Mrs Rousell of Green Lane, Chichester, Formerly with The Loyal North Lancs. St. Pancras, St. Georges and Portfield Memorials. Buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette

RUSSELL

Frederick

Battery Sergeant Major 9944 Warrant Officer 2nd Class. Royal Field Artillery (2nd Employment base depot) Died of wounds in base hospital in Rouen 28. 5.18. Aged 40 Husband of Mrs Beatrice Russell of 26, York Road, Chichester. Born in Elstead, Sussex and enlisted in Chichester. Veteran of the South African War. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

RUSSELL

Frederick Wallace

Private78203 9th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division (W.M. Royal Field Artillery) Killed in action 24. 9.18. Aged 18 Son of BSM Frederick & Mrs Beatrice Russell of 26, York Road, Chichester, Born in Exeter and enlisted in Brighton. St. Georges, Rumoldswyke Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial.

RYAN

Henry

Gunner 86251 252nd Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Died of wounds in Belgium 17.7.17. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium

SANDERS

William Henry

Pioneer. 63320 228th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 30. 8.17 Aged 28 Son of William & Elizabeth Sanders of 181, Oving Road, Chichester. Born in Stourport, Worcs., enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

SCARDIFIELD

E A

Royal Sussex Regiment. No further information currently available in CWGC & SDGW.

SCUTT

George

Trimmer. 6296/TS Royal Naval Reserve. H.M.Trawler ‘Evadne’ Killed 27. 2.17. Aged 23 Son of Mr & Mrs George Scutt of Worthing. St. Pancras Church & Worthing War Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea,

SHELL

Arthur James

Gunner RMA/10054 Royal Marine Artillery SS”Curaca” Died in Halifax, Canada. 20.12.17. Buried in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

SHELLEY

William George

Private 3285 2nd Battalion, The London Regiment. (The Royal Fusiliers.Killed in action 15. 9.16. Aged 23 Son of William & Emily Shelley of Chichester. Enlisted in London. Next of kin, Dorking. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

SHIER

Archibald Charles

Lance Corporal , TF.200730 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 29. 7.18. Aged 29 Son of William John & Mary Shier of St. Pancras, Chichester. Enlisted in Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church Memorial. Included on Chalton Parish Church and Horndean Memorial, Hampshire. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery, Villemontoire

SHIPPAM

Albert Charles

Private TF.204600 13th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action 9. 4.18. Aged 18 Son of Mr & Mrs B, Shippam of 45, St. Pancras, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. (TF.200913) St. Pancras Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial

SHIRLEY

John Edward

Airman 1st Class 217731 Airship construction Station (Pulham) Royal Air Force Died at home 31. 7.18. Aged 39 Husband of Mrs Rose Shirley of 5, Litten Terrace, Park Road, Chichester. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

SIMS

Harry

Private 779 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 6. 8.15. Aged 22 Son of Mr & Mrs W.Sims of 69, North Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentiers.

SKAIFE

Arthur Frederick

Captain 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 19th Infantry Brigade. Killed in action 1.11.14. Aged 31 Son of Frederick & Josephine Skaife of North Street, House, Chichester. St. Pancras Memorial. Buried in Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix

SMART

Robert William

Private 532698 15th Battalion, The London Regiment. (The Civil Service Rifles) Killed in action 10. 4.17. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Birmingham. Next of kin, Kings Norton. St. Pancras Memorial. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery Enclosure No 4. Belgium.

SMITH

Claude Humphrey

Private TF.306822 1/8th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in action 27. 8.17. Aged 36 Son of William Henry & Sophia Anne Smith Husband of Myra Alice Smith of 46, York Road, Chichester. Born in Islington and enlisted in Salisbury. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

SMITH

F

Canadian (No further information currently available) St. Pancras Parish Church Memorial

SMITH

Jack

Boy 1st Class J/30090 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Invincible” Lost with the Battlecruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31.5.16. Aged 17 Son of John & Margaret Smith of 9, Chapel Street, Chichester. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.

SMITH

J

The Hampshire Regiment. (No further information currently available)

SMITH

P

Canadian (No further information currently available) St. Pancras Parish Church Memorial

SMITH

Thomas George

Lance Corporal 19238 2nd Battalion. The Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 16.11.16 Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs Smith of 17, Wellington Street, Chichester. Husband of Nellie Smith (remarried) of 5, Oak Cottages, Shopwyke, Chichester.Born in Chichester and enlisted in London. Formerly RAMC. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

SMITH

William Harry

Private 37542 13th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Died of wounds 17.11.16. Aged 35 Husband of Margaret Smith of 38 York Road, Chichester. Born in Aldingbourne and enlisted in Chichester. St. Georges Rumboldswhyke Buried in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension.

SMITHERS

Albert

Private G.16700 11thBattalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in actionnear Ypres 6.11.17 Aged 27 Son of George & Elizabeth Smithers of 18, St. Pauls Road, Chichester. Enlisted in Chichester. Chichester City Soccer player. Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium

SOMERS

William John Reeves

Corporal L.6660 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9. 5.15. Aged 31. Regular Soldier. Son of Mr & Mrs Somers of Catford, South London. Husband of Mrs Katie Anne Somers of 4, Bridge Place Croydon. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Dover. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

SPARKES

Percy William

Lance Corporal 19380 8th Battalion, The Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 23. 7.17. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Fulham. Next of kin Chichester St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Former Cavalryman. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe

SPARSHOTT

Reginald

Lance Corporal SD.2790 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 6. 9.18. Aged 24 Son of Henry & Mary Sparshott of 30, Westhampnett. Born in Hermitage near Chichester and enlisted in Chichester, Resident of Westhampnett. Included on Westhampnett Parish Church War Memorial. Formerly with the South Downs Battalions. Buried in Eterpigny British Cemetery,

SQUIRES

Arthur Edwin

Private, L.10989 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died 5.3.18. Aged 21 Son of Mr & Mrs W. Squires of “The White House” Shripney, near Bognor. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Croix Du Bac British Cemetery

STAKER

William

Private 24008 7th Battalion, The Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 10th Irish Division. Salonika. Killed in action 4.10.16. Aged 22 Son of Alfred William & Alma Staker of 59, The High Street, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth Formerly with the D.of C.L.I. Buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.

STONE, MM

Arthur Percy

Private 55203 14th Battalion, The Welsh Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31.7.17. Aged 31 Son of Arthur & Helen Eliza Stone of 64, Lyndhurst Road, Chichester. Husband of Emily Mary Stone of 21, Lyndhurst Road. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Wandsworth. Southgate Methodist Church Memorial Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium.

STONE

Charles Hubert

Private G.16594 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 26.3.17. Aged 29 Son of Arthur & Helen Eliza Stone of 64, Lyndhurst Road, Chichester. Husband of Ada Kathleen Stone of North Lodge, North Gate, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Bognor. Southgate Methodist Church Memorial. Buried in Aix Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension.

STONER

Arthur Ernest

Private 37572 9th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers.12th Division Killed in action 7.10.16. Aged 33 Son of William & Marion Stoner of 9, Green Lane, Portfield, Chichester. Husband of Sarah Jane Stoner of “The Cottage” Priory Lane, Chichester. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery

STONER

Frederick Charles

Lance Sgt. 3/4805 1st Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26. 4.15. Aged 36 Son of William & Marion Stoner of 9, Green Lane, Portfield, Chichester, Husband of Mary Stoner of 7, Bridgetown, Totnes, Devon. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Devonport. Veteran of The South African War. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

STRUGNELL

Charles

Sapper. 368379 54th Divisional Signal Company.The Royal Engineers. Died in military hospital in Alexandria, Egypt 22. 8.19. Aged 32 Husband of Mrs S.B.Strugnell of 13, Oving Road, Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

SYMONDS

Benjamin Charles

Corporal G.16539 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 21.3.18. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Chichester. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

SYMONDS

Harold George

Private 477901 The Royal Canadian Regiment. 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action 2.10.16. Aged 23 Son of Edgar & Eliza Jane Symonds of 1, Richmond Villas, Spitalsfield Lane, Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church Memorial Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial

TABOUR

William.

Lance Corporal , TF.200122 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 29. 7.18. Husband of Mrs E.Tabour of 43, The High Stret, Chichester.Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery, Villemontoire

TAPLIN

Leonard

Private G.5 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Maroc 1. 6.16. Born in Oving and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Chichester. St. Bartholomews, Westgate Memorial Buried in Maroc British Cemetery

TAYLOR

James Harper

Private G.1132 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 24.7.16. Husband of Mrs Lily Taylor of 120, Bognor Road, Chichester. Born in Caister, Lincolnshire and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Puchevillers British Cemetery.

TAYLOR

William George

Private SD.4110. 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 30.6.16. Aged 33 Son of Mr & Mrs W.Taylor of 11, Market Road, Chichester. Husband of Mrs L.C.Taylor (remarried) of Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Hastings. St. Pancras Parish Church War Memorial Commemorated on The Loos Memorial.

TEE

Wilfred L C

TF.241734 1/5th Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. 46th Division. Killed in action 21. 2.17. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Grimsby. Resident of Chichester. Buried in Fomcquevillers Military Cemetery

THOROWGOOD, MC

Rowland William Theodore

11th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action 7.8.18. Aged 24 Son of Arthur Bradley & Ethel Laura Thorowgood of 18, Cleveland Road, Chichester. Born in Portsmouth St. Pancras Parish Church Memorial Buried in Mont Bernanchon British Cemetery, Gonnehem

TIDY

Thomas

Private G.16297 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 3.2.17. Son of Mr & Mrs Tidy of 40, Gloucester Place, Littlehampton. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Worthing. Littlehampton War Memorial. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery Belgium

TILLEY

Ernest Sidney

Private 6135 2/6th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st Division. Killed in action 19.7.16 Aged 22 Son of Thomas & Anne Tilley of 2, Stockbridge Road, Chichester, Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Shippams Memorial Commemorated on The Loos Memorial.

TILLEY

Thomas Henry

Private G.23005 1st Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action 10.10.17. Aged 25 Son of Thomas & Anne Tilley of 2, Stockbridge Road, Chichester, Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester, St. Georges, Rumboldswyke Memorial Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium

TRIBE

G

Royal Field Artillery No further information currently available

TRODD

William G

Private G.12946 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds 21.11.16.aged18 Son of Mr & Mrs E.G.Trodd of Grove Road, Chichester. Born in Havant and enlisted in Chichester, Included on Havant War Memorial and Warblington Parish Church. Buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension.

TUCKER

Hugh

Private 410646 38th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment) 4th Canadian Division. Killed in action 22. 4.18. Aged 36 Son of John & Jane Tucker of Chichester. Buried in La Targette British Cemetery Neuville St. Vaast, Arras

TURNER

Arthur Morris

Private 10/1357 The Wellington Regiment. New Zealand E.F. Anzac Corps. Killed in action on Gallipoli 11.5.15. Aged 21 Son of Edwin & Minnie Turner of 27, South Street, Chichester. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke Memorial. Commemorated on The Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli

TURNER

Ernest

Private G.9186 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 23. 8.16. Aged 20 Son of Albert & Emily Turner of The Hornet, Chichester.Born in Petersfield, Hants and enlisted in Chichester. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke Memorial Buried in Puchevillers British Cemetery

TURNER

William

Stoker 1st Class K/20365 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Queen Mary” Grand Fleet. Lost with the Battlecruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31. 5.16. Aged 20 Son of Mr & Mrs Edmund Turner of 23, St. Pancras, Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

TURNER

William Edward

Private G.19582 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 7. 4.17. Aged 24 Son of George & Ellen Turner of 8, Tower Street, Chichester. St. Pancras Church War Memorial Born and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Aix NouletteCommunal Cemetery Extension.

TYACKE

Edward Humphrey

Lieutenant 25th Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Killed in action on the Marne 29. 5.18. Aged 21 Son of George Ashley and Alice Margaret Tyacke of Westgate, Chichester. St. Bartholomews, Westgate Memorial Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial

VICK

Bernard Charles

Lance Corporal 2465 1/8th Battalion, The Notts & Derby Regiment. (Sherwood Foresters.) 46th Division. Killed in action 14.10.15. Aged 19 Son of Victor & kate Vick of “Kintore” Ettrick Road, Chichester. Enlisted in Newark, Notts. St. Georges, Rumboldswyke. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial.

VICK

Sidney Edward

Private G.9600 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 26. 4.18. Aged 27 Son of Edward Thomas & Maude Vick of later of Exeter, Devon. Born St. Peters, Chichester and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Arundel War Memorial Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

VOLLER

William

Private 26830 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action 21. 3.18. Aged 40 Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Voller later of 13, Lodge Hill Cottages, Lower Bourne, Farnham, Surrey.Born in Churt, Surrey and enlisted in Chichester, Resident of Chichester. Formerly Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

WALKER

Ernest E

Private L.10870 4th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 3rd Division. Killed in action 14.10.14. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

WALLACE

F

Royal Field Artillery No further information currently available.

WARNER

Charles William John

Sapper 32891 56th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 10. 5.16. Aged 19 Son of Charles & Laura Warner of “Brooklyn” Summersdale, Chichester.Born in Redhill, Surrey and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Wytcshaete Military Cemetery, Belgium.

WEBB

Thomas H

Private G.17919 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 3. 9.16 Born in Chichester and enlisted in Horsham. Resident of Chichester. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

WEDGE

Albert Edward

Private L.9068 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds at Givenchy 25.1.15. Aged 24 Regular Soldier. Son of Susannah Wedge of 39, Bognor Road, Chichester. Born in Roorkee, India and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery

WELCH

Frederick

Private G.15986 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres.26. 9.17. Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs G.J. Welch of 102, Victoria Road, Portfield, Chichester.Born and enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium.

WELCOME

Alfred John

Private 49793 32nd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 41st Division. Died of wounds 9. 6.17 Husband of Mrs E.Welcome of 8, Royal Oak Road, Woking, Surrey. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Horsham. Included on Woking War Memorial and Parish Church. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

WELLCOME

Walter

Private SD.5035 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds in captivity 16. 7.16 Aged 32 Son of Walter & Sarah Wellcome of Chichester.Husband of Mrs May Mary Wellcome of 121, St. Pancras, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester St. Pancras Parish Church Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

WHEELER

Charles Edward

Private L.8514 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 10. 9.14. Regular soldier. Born in Epping, Essex. Enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Priez Communal Cemetery

WHEELER

Leonard

Private TF.200927 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division Killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza 26th March 1917 Enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial

WHEELER

William

Sapper 488548 465th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 7.12.17. Aged 34 Son of George & Emily Wheeler of Chichester. Husband of Gertrude Fanny Wheeler of 24, Marmion Road, Southsea, Hampshire. Born in Wimborne, Dorset and enlisted in Chichester. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Philiosphe British Cemetery Mazingarbe

WHITE

A

The Machine Gun Corps No further information currently available

WHITE

Albert

Private G.9057 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Bazentin le Petit 6. 8.16. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Chichester, Next of kin Portfield. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Brewery Orchard Cemetery.

WHITE

Archibald Reginald

Shoeing Smith 6156 The 11th Hussars 1st Cavalry Division. Died of wounds on the Marne 16. 9.14 Aged 22 Son of Henry & Sarah Anne White of 5, Franklin Place, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth Buried in Vendresse British Cemetery.

WHITE

Samuel

Private TF.320332 16th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Shot by a sniper near Jerusalem 8.12.17. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Brighton. Portfield Memorial. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Palestine

WHITNEY

Albert Edward

Private 41991 10th Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers 17th Division Killed in action 12. 5.17. Son of Edward & Caroline Whitney of 3, St. James Road, Chichester. Born in East Dean, West Sussex and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly RASC. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

WICKENDEN

George

Lance Corporal G.1698 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division.Killed in action at Loos 25. 9.15. Aged 23 Son of William & Alice Wickenden of 9, St. Martins Street, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester Commemorated on The Loos Memorial.

WICKENDEN

Francis Ralph

Private F/3153 23rd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 26. 6.17. Aged 27 Son of Mr & Mrs William Wickenden of 9, St. Martins Street, Chichester Born and enlisted in Chichester Buried in Bus House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

WILLARD

Harold Hubert

Private 31470 1st Battalion, The East Yorkshire Regiment. 21st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 25.9.16. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Suffolks. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

WILLMER, MM

John William

Rifleman. 593054 18th Battalion, The London Regiment. (The London Irish) Died in France. 15.10.18. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Horsham. Resident of Chichester. Buried in Erquelinnes Communal Cemetery, Belgium

WILLMER

Walter George

Able Seaman Sussex Z/112 RNVR. Anson Battalion, The 63rd, Royal Naval Division. Killed in action at Arras 28. 4.17. Son of Walter & Mary Jane Willmer. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

WILSON

Edward Thomas

Lance Sgt. G.17924 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. (W, M, 11th Hussars) Killed in action during the March Retreat 25. 3.18. Son of Mr & Mrs Wilson of 24, The High Street, Chichester. Born in Yapton and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

WINGHAM

Arthur Ernest

Gunner. 97869 128th Battery, 29th Brigade.Royal Field Artillery Killed in action 30.6.16. Born and enlisted in Chichester, St. Pancras Parish Church Buried in Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps.

YEATMAN

Albert Thomas

Private L.8142 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Troyon 14. 9.14. Aged 30 Regular soldier. Son of John & Hester Yeatman of 90, Grove Road, Whyke, Chichester. Born and enlisted in Chichester. St. Pancras Parish Church. Included on Bognor War Memorial Hospital Roll of Honour. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

YEATMAN

M C

Royal Field Artillery No further information currently available

YORKE

David

Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. 28thDivision. Killed in action near Ypres 17. 2.15 Buried in Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Belgium.

YOUNG

Alfred Charles

Leading Seaman 231647 Royal Navy H.M.S. "Opal" Lost when the destroyer was wrecked of the Orkneys in company with H.M.S. "Narborough" 12. 1.18 (only one survivor) Son of Alfred & Harriett Young of 28, Bognor Road, Chichester. Aged 29 St. Georges W.M. Rumboldswhyke Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.

1939 - 1945

AGAR

J H
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ALLABUSH

D J

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ALLEN

J

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ALLEN

John Denys

Sub-Lieutenant (A), H.M.S. Bambara, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 24 August 1944. Aged 21. Son of Florence May Allen, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in COLOMBO (LIVERAMENTU) CEMETERY, Sri Lanka. Plot 8. Row F. Grave 7.

ASHMAN

Rupert Charles

Chief Petty Officer P/J 60614, H.M.S. Boreas, Royal Navy. Died 25 July 1940. Aged 39. Son of Emma Louisa Ashman; husband of Annie Cecelia Ashman, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in DOVER (ST. JAMES'S) CEMETERY, Kent. Row F. Joint grave 28.

AUSTIN

L W C

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AVIS

W J

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BAIGHTON

N

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BAILEY

R A

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BAIN

J

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BAIN-MARAIS

C T

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BAKER

Herbert Guy

Paymaster Lieutenant, H.M.S. Martial, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 16 December 1942. Aged 31. Son of Walter Herbert and Lilian Ann May Baker; husband of Doris Evelyn Baker, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY, Lebanese Republic. Plot 3. Row D. Grave 5.

BALL

E L

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BANFIELD

Alfred John

Sergeant (Flight Engneer) 567344, 100 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 17 June 1943. Aged 26. Son of Thomas and Annie Banfield, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY, Antwerpen, Belgium. Plot II. Row F. Grave 11.

BARBER

L

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BARNARD

Leslie Warren

Driver T/104476, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 19 August 1940. Son of Bernard William and Martha Mercy Barnard, of Chichester. Buried in CHICHESTER CEMETERY, Sussex. Square 115. Church of England Plot. Grave 3.

BARRINGER

M A

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BEAUMONT

Harold Leslie

Gunner 907974, 144 (The Surrey and Sussex yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 28 August 1942. Aged 25. Son of James Arthur and Fanny Beaumont, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot 22. Row M. Grave 10.

BEDARD

O

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BEDFORD

F

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BENNETT

Leslie Clive

Wing Commander 16216, 21 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 9 July 1940. Aged 34. Son of Frederick H. and Gertrude Bennett; husband of Joan Bennett, of Chichester, Sussex. Native of New Zealand. Buried in a grave to be found from the entramce, right of church, last row in LONSTRUP CHURCHYARD, Denmark.

BERNSHAW

D

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BERNSHAW

O

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BIRCH

Frederick George

Private 14867654, Pioneer Corps. Died 25 May 1945. Aged 18. Son of Ellen Birch and stepson of George Ayling, of Porfield, Chichester. Buried in CHICHESTER CEMETERY, Sussex. Square 159. Church of England Plot. Grave 33.

BLACKMAN

A

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BOLSTER

J L

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BOWERMAN

R E L

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BOWLES

Percival

Petty Officer Steward P/L 6402, H.M.S. Belfast, ||Royal Navy. Died 30 August 1943. Aged 46. Son of John Percival Bowles and Fanny Emmeline Bowles; husband of Kate Agnes Jessie Bowles, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. |Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 79, Column 2.

BOWTER

J A

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BOXALL

L J

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BOYCE

A E

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BRODIE

Dennis Peter

Denis Brodie was born in the December Quarter of 1920 in the District of Chichester in Sussex, a son of Henry H M and Jessie, née Hawkins, Brodie, who had married in the Chichester District in 1918. An elder sister, Eileen D Brodie, was born in the March Quarter of 1919, both siblings in the Chichester District. A Petty Officer, Number P/JX 146766 serving with the Royal Navy on a Type 3 Hunter Class (L56) Escort Destroyer, HMS "Holcombe", he was lost with 83 colleagues when the Destroyer was torpedoed by a German Submarine U 593 off Bougie, Algeria, North Africa, on 12 December 1943 when he was aged 23. Denis is also commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial at Southsea, Hampshire on Panel 73 column 1, and recorded on the War Memorial in the St Stephen’s Church Graveyard at North Mundham.’

BROOKES

Albert John

Serjeant 1903313, Royal Engineers. Died 6 March 1942. Aged 56. Husband of Kate Brookes, of Chichester. Also served in The Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in CHICHESTER CEMETERY, Sussex. Square 115. Church of England Plot. Grave 22.

BROOKS

H J

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BROWN

C A

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BUDDELL

S J

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BUDGEN

Ernest Joseph

Corporal 7592459, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (R.E.M.E.) Died 1 November 1944. Aged 23. Son of Newton Ernest and Mary Elenor Budgen, of Chichester, Sussex; husband of Olive Budgen, of Chichester. Buried in IMPHAL WAR CEMETERY, India. Plot 3. Row C. Grave 2.

BULL

F C

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BULL

Tom

Private 6402103, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 29 october 1942. Aged 24. Son of Horace John and Lily Florence Bull, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot III. Row G. Grave 14.

BURDEN

John Francis

Gunner 14504516, Royal Artillery. Died 22 Msrch 1943. Aged 32, Son of Frederick Edwin and Phoebe Alice Mary Burden, of Chichester; husband of Ivy Phyllis Rose Burden, of Chichester. Buried in CHICHESTER CEMETERY, Sussex. Square 141. Grave 56.

BURNAND

David Edward

Signalman 2354960, 6th Airborne Dision Signals, Royal Corps of Signals. Died 24 March 1945. Aged 25. Son of Thomas Jesse and Ethel Caroline Burnand, of Chichester. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Germany.Plot 37. Row A. Grave 3.

BUTLER

Clarence Victor Leslie

Private 6395465, 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 17 February 1946. Aged 36. Son of William George and Alice Butler, of Chichester; husband of Ethel Daisy Butler, of Brighton. Buried in CHICHESTER CEMETERY, Sussex. Square 158. Grave 6.

CAPELIN

Douglas Albert

Able Seaman P/JX 160193, H.M.S. Culver, RoyalNavy. Died 31 janaury 1942. Aged 19. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 63, Column 2.

CATES

G G

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CATTON

A C

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CHAMBERLAIN

Eric Frank

Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 633576, Royal Air Force. Died 12 September 1941. Aged 20. Son of Frank William and Elsie Chamberlain, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in COTTESMORE (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Rutland. Compt. 7. Grave 21.

CHARLISH

W P

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CHIVERTON

George Arthur

Cjief Stoker P/K 20394, H.M.S. Culver, Royal Navy. Died 31 January 1942. Aged 48. Son of Samuel and Esther Chiverton; husband of Mabel Winifred Elizabeth Chiverton, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 67, Column 2.

CHURCHILL

Margaret

Second Subaltern W/234024, Auiliary Territorial Service. Died 13 August 1942. Aged 28. Daughter of Edward Charles and Florence Churchill, of Chichester. Buried in FUNTINGTON (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Sussex. Row 8. Grave 1.

CLAPHAM

Cyril Walter

Petty Officer Motor Mechanic C/MX 116004, H.M.L.C.H. 185, Royal Navy. Died 25 June 1944. Aged 22. Son of John and Annie Clapham, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 78, Column 1.

CLARKE

E J

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CLAY

L A

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CLEMENT

F

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COCKERTON

A J

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COLBOURNE

N M

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COLE

W

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COLLINS

George Alfred

Lance Corporal 7604070, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 5 June 1946. Aged 47. Son of Thomas and Hannah Collins; husband of Lilian May Collins, of Chichester. Buried in RUMBOLDSWYKE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Sussex.

COLLIS

G V

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COMBES

Eric

Flight Sergeant 808380, 38 Squadron, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force). Died 20 November 1941. Aged 23. Son of Edward Combes, and of Caroline Agnes Combes, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 242.

COOK

J

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COSENS

F W

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COTTON

H R

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CREES

B J

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CROWTHER

Harold Bernard

Captain 184737, 117 Battery, 75 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 6 August 1944. Aged 23. Son of Leonard and Sarah Crowther, of Southampton; husband of Irene Crowther, of Chichester, Sussex. B.A. Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot XV, Row D. Grave 18.

CUNNINGHAM

A

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CUTTEN

Henry Richard (Dick)

Pilot Officer (Observer) 112740, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17 December 1941. Aged 27. Son of Henry Richard and Lydia Sophia Cutten, of Chichester. Certificate of Goldsmiths' College; "Purple" of London University. Buried in CHICHESTER CEMETERY, Sussex. Square 77. Grave 23.

CUTTEN

Frederick Ernest Henry

Staff Sejeant 7585661, 1 Ordnance Field Park, Royal Army ordnance Corps. Died 9 January 1941. Aged 31. Son of Ernest and Florence Cutten, of Chichester, Sussex; nephew of Margaret Cutten, of Chichester. Buried in CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section P. Grave 153.

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Eric John Alfred

[Spelt DOE on CWGC] Staff Serjeant 1868039, H.Q. I. Corps Troops. Royal Engineers. Died 29 May 1940. Aged 28. Son of John Charles and Agnes Maud Mary Doe; husband of Edith Patricia Doe, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France. Column 21.

DOWLING

George William

Lance Corporal 6410546, 5th Battalion, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died 20 october 1944. Aged 20. Son of George and Blanche Dowling, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in FAENZA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VII. Row F. Grave 20.

DUDMAN

Phillip Herion

Lance Serjeanty 6396932, 28 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 3 September 1942. Aged 30. Son of Albert and Ellen Dudman, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot XII. Row H. Grave 14.

DUNKERLEY

Eric

Lieutenant (E), H.M.S. Avenger, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 15 November 1942. Aged 34. Son of Herbert and Alice Dunkerley; husband of Ethel Mona Kathleen Dunkerley, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on LIVERPOOL NAVAL MEMORIAL, Lancashire. Panel 2, Column 1.

EARWAKER

Henry Gordon

Able Seaman P/JX 145245, H.M.S. Cairo, Royal Navy. Died 28 May 1940. Aged 19. Son of William Henry and Emily Kate Earwaker, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 38, Column 3.

EDWARDS

Arthur George

Staff Serjeant 7604876, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (R.E.M.E.). Died 23 December 1943. Aged 26. Son of George and Bessie Edwards, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in ANCONA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot III. Row J. Grave 2.

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FANCE

Albert Charles

Flight Sergeant (Navigator/Bomber) 1320851, 70 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 13 February 1944. Aged 23. Son of Charles William and Lilian Mary Fance, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XV. Row D. Grave 19.

FARMER

Albert Victor

Leading Seaman P/JX 144242, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Died 24 May 1941. Aged 21. Husband of Eileen Mary Farmer, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 46, Column 3.

FARNDELL

Brian [Harold]

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1399312, 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23 November 1943. Aged 21. Son of Arthur Henry and Lily Caroline Farndell, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. plot 22. Row B. Grave 1.

FATHERS

Percy William

Seaman LT/JX 205320, H.M. Trawler Cap d'Antifer, Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 13 February 1944. Aged 28. Son of Percy Augustus and Violet Jane Winifred Fathers, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in REIGATE (REDSTONE) CEMETERY, Surrey. Grave 50.

FAULKNER

[Thomas] Gordon

Assistant Steward, Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy). Died 2 October 1945. Aged 32. Son of Thomas Millar Faulkner and Amy May Faulkner; husband of Ada Edith Eliza Faulkner, of Chichester. Buried in PORTFIELD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Sussex.

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Frederick Roy

Guardsman 2661653, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 30 November 1941. Aged 20. Son of Frederick Perry Flux and Agnes Argo Flux, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in TEL EL KEBIR WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 3. Row G. Grave 3.

FLYNN

Ralph William

Second Officer, S.S. Francol (London), Merchant Navy. Died 3 March 1942. Aged 35. Husband of Dorothy Flynn, of Chichester. Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 51.

FOGDEN

John henry Wreford

Corporal 910969, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 2 August 1941. Aged 19. Son of Henry Upton Fogden and Eva Fogden, of Chichester. Buried near the centre in NORTH MUNDHAM (ST. STEPHEN) CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Sussex.

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FRADGLEY

Arthur Joseph

Leading Seaman P/JX 128502, H.M.S. Glowworm, Royal Navy. Died 8 April 1940. Aged 29. Son of George Henry and Anne Fradgley; husband of Joyce Mary Fradgley, of Drayton, Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 37, Column 3.

FRY

Peter de Galleani

Pilot Officer (Pilot) 41170, Royal Air Force. Died 15 April 1940. Aged 25. Son of John and Maria Francesca Fry, of Chichester. Buried near the centre in NORTH MUNDHAM (ST. STEPHEN) CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Sussex.

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GARDNER

George Roland

Leading Cook P/MX 53031, H.M. Submarine Triton, Royal Navy. Died 18 December 1940. Aged 23. Son of George and Marion Gardner, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 43, Column 3.

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James

Stoker 1st Class P/K22483, Royal Navy. Died 1 December 1946. Aged 57. Son of Alexander and Mary Geddes; husband of Esther Geddes, of Chichester. Buried in RUMBOLDSWYKE (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Sussex. Grave 47.

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GEORGE

Leslie William

Private 6096482, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). Died 5 August 1943. Aged 27. Son of William and Flora George, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in MOASCAR WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 6.

GILBERT

Albert George

Leading Airman FX 77486, (F.A.A.). H.M.S. Newcastle, Royal Navy. Died 1 November 1941. Aged 20. Son of the late William Gilbert and Elizabeth Susannah Gilbert, of Chichester, W. Sussex. Buried in BERMUDA ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Bermuda. Grave 390.

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GILLIOTT

Charles William

[Spelt GILLOTT on CWGC] Sapper 1827568, Royal Engineers attached H.Q. 12 Corps. Died 8 February 1946. Aged 25. Son of Frank and Edith Gillott, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 59. Row B. grave 3.

GILLIOTT

Leonard Ernest Victor

[Spelt GILLOTT on CWGC] Lance Corporal 2058281, 3 Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers. Died 10 June 1944. Aged 25. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gillott, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot IA. Row K. Grave 3.

GILSON

Joseph francis Xavier

Air Mechanic 1st Class FAA/FX. 7432, H.M.S. Illustrious, Royal Navy. Died 10 January 1941. Aged 19. Son of Frederick James David and Julia Josephine Gilson, of Woodgate, Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 2, Panel 4.

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GOLDIE

Harry Edward

Sergeant 1187044, 75 (R.N.Z.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 3 September 1942. Aged 21. Son of Edward James Goldie and Ivy Alice Goldie, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 84.

GOODINGS

John Robert

Sergeant 901208, 201 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 31 July 1942. Aged 34. Son of Ernest Albert and Margaret Primrose Goodings, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 84.

GRANT

Donald

Flight Sergeant (Navigator) 1623481, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 19 February 1945. Aged 21. Son of the Revd. John Grant and N. Violet B. Grant, of The Manse, Chichester, Sussex. Buried in BATH (HAYCOMBE) CEMETERY, Somerset. Plot 39. Sec. H. Row E. Grave 245.

GREEN

Horace George

Gunner 1083516, 97 (The Kent Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 14 November 1942. Aged 31. Son of Edward John and Mary Ann Green, of Chichester, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 39.

GRIER

Denys Roy

Lieutenant 90137, 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 17 january 1943. Aged 30. Son of the Very Revd. Alexander Roy McGregor Grier, M.A., and of Edith Mary Grier, of Chichester, Sussex. Buried in TRIPOLI WAR CEMETERY, Libya. Plot 7. Row G. Grave 8.

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John Arthur

Guardsman 2724336, 3rd Battalion, Irish Guards. Died on 21st February 1945 south of Hassum (part of Operation Veritable). Aged 19. Born Sussex, resident Kent. Son of Albert and Alice Lillian Ifould, of Chichester Sussex. Buried in MILSBEEK WAR CEMETERY, Limburg, Netherlands. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 8.

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SHIPPAM

Frank Norman

Captain 180207, Royal Sussex Regiment attahed to 1/7th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 10 July 1944. Aged 30. Son of Frank and Emily Shippam; husband of Elizabeth Mary Shippam, of Bighton, Hampshire. Buried in LA DELIVRANDE WAR CEMETERY, DOUVRES, Calvados, France. Plot VII. Row A. Grave 2.

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STANLEY

James (Jimmy)

James Stanley was born in 1920, a son of Samuel Stanley born in 1871 in Arundel, Sussex, and Rose, née Parker, Stanley who was also born in 1871 but in St Pancras, Chichester, Sussex, then he was living at 9 Peckham’s Copse, North Mundham. At the time of the 1911 Census the family were living at Slipper Hermitage in Emsworth, Hampshire and consisted of James’ parents, three brothers, Elias (known as Nipper) born in 1899 in Chichester, Samuel (known as Ginger) born in 1901 in Bishops Waltham, Hampshire and Thomas born in 1909 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, and a sister, Emily born in 1907 in Portsmouth. Samuel Stanley was a dealer in horses. Enlisting as a Private number 5504424 in the 1/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment an infantryman, Jimmy was killed in action in Tunisia, North Africa on 19 March 1943 when he was aged just 23. James is buried in Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery in Tunisia, North Africa. He is recorded on the War Memorial in the St Stephen’s Church Graveyard at North Mundham.

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TALMAGE

Percy Edward (Ted)

The son of William Talmage, a master butcher, Percy Talmage was born in the September quarter of 1915 in the Guildford District of Surrey (probably West Horsley). His father, who had married Ellen Ethel Knight in 1910 at Alton in Hampshire. Ted was a 22 year old bachelor, shop assistant working for Proctors Caterers of Chichester, when, at St Stephen’s Church, North Mundham on 26 August 1937, he married Ethel Phillips, a 19 year old spinster who had been baptised on 27 January 1918 at St Stephen’s Church. Percy, by then a salesman, and his wife, Ethel, while living at Runcton, had two sons, Peter Michael of Runcton, who was baptised on 10 April 1938, but was sadly buried on 24 August 1939 in the St Stephen’s Church New Cemetery, and Brian Edward who was baptised on 7 July 1940, both at St Stephen’s Church. He was conscripted into the Army and as Private Number 13048574 was serving in the Pioneer Corps and was fatally wounded while on a live firing training drill. Ted died at his home at 2 South View, Mill Lane, in Runcton on 21 August 1940 and was buried on 24 August 1940 in St Stephen’s Church New cemetery when he was aged 25, leaving his wife, Ellen, a widow.’ ‘Ted was buried in St. Stephen’s Churchyard Extension, North Mundham on 24 August 1940 and is recorded on the War Memorial in the St Stephen’s Church Graveyard at North Mundham.


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