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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Chris Comber

A remote church near Fittleworth. The Memorial is a stone tablet by the pulpit bearing 5 names.



Maurice Walter

Private G.16108, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Third Ypres 31st July 1917. Husband of Mrs F. Barnett of Coates near Petworth Born in Watersfield and enlisted in Petworth Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery, Belgium B. 94



Private G.2774, 8th Pioneer Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds 31st July 1917. Born in Rudgwick and enlisted in Petworth. Buried in Lijssenthoek Miltary Cemetery, Belgium B.11.



Able Seaman Z/116, “Collingwood” Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. The Royal Naval Division. Gallipoli. Killed in action 4th June 1915. Aged 22. Son of Benjamin & Mary Anne Foster of 27, Coates, Fittleworth. Commemorated on The Cape Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. MR. 4.


Sydney Lawrence

Able Seaman J/20847, H.M.S. “Black Prince”, Royal Navy. Lost with the armoured Cruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Grandson of Ellen Green of Coates, Fittleworth. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3



Driver T4/084410, No 1 Company, Royal Army Service Corps. 17th Divisional Train. Died of wounds 24th March 1918. Born in Graffham and enlisted in Petworth. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20

23 May 2004

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