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CROWBOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL

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

The war memorial is situated at the front of All Saints Church, Chapel Green, Crowborough. For World War 1, the memorial lists surname, initials, rank and decorations and for World War 2, the memorial lists surname and initial under the relevant force. The memorial is in the form of a stone obelisk stands in front of curved wall, the obelisk is set on stone plinth with the inscription carved into the base. A curved stone wall bears six stone tablets with the names are inscribed onto them. There is a Laurel wreath in relief on front of obelisk. There are 191 names for World War 1.

Photographs Copyright © Dawn Grigg 2006

In proud and grateful memory of the men of Crowborough and
district who died in the defence of their country 1914 – 1919.
Erected by parents and friends.
“The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God”.

ADAMS

Sidney Hugh
Private G/16002, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 1 October 1916. Born Withyham, enlisted Eastbourne. Buried in Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 53.

ARNOLD

Cecil
Private M/39356, 34th Div Motorised Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 22 February 1919. Aged 31. Son of W Arnold of Crowborough; husband of Edith Arnold, of 151, Wornington Road. North Kensington, London. Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany. Plot XII. Row C. Grave 15.

AWCOCK

A
Private. No further information currently.

AWCOCK

W V
Private. Possibly William Vince Awcock. SD/5106. Royal Sussex Regiment, 13th Battalion. Died 30 June 1916. Aged 22. Son of Emmie Jessop (formerly Awcock), of Hammond’s Cottage, Scaynes Hill, Haywards Heath, Sussex and the late Vince Awcock. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, France. Panel 69 to 73.

BAILEY

Frederick Ellis
Private 320249, 16th (Sussex Yeomanry) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action in Egypt 06 November 1917. Aged 20. Born Crowborough, enlisted Brighton. Son of Mrs M. A. Bailey, of High Steep Cottage, Jarvis Brook, Crowborough. Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel. Section M. Grave 3.

BAKER

W
Private. No further information currently.

BALDOCK

C
Private. No further information currently.

BALDOCK

Stanley Clifford
Private G/1228. Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 01 August 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Baldock, of 2, Crowborough View, Jarvis Brook. Buried in Brighton (Bear Road) Borough Cemetery, Sussex, ZHN 10.

BALDWIN

Thomas Ernest
Private G/68074, 7th Battalion., The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 8 August 1918. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Tonbridge. Formerly 10712, Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 5.

BARNES

Owen
Private TF/240885, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 17 August 1917. Aged 21. Born Crowborough, enlisted Hastings. Son of George Barnes, of Luxfords Lane, Crowborough. Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3, Belgium. Plot II. Row B. Grave 28.

BARTUP

G A
Private Possibly G/17671. Royal Sussex Regiment, 7th Battalion. Died 26 September 1916. Buried in Agny Military Cemetery, France, F.48.

BEARD

Albert [J]
Corporal 22175, ‘D’ Company, 1st Garrison Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died in India 12 October 1918. Aged 30. Borth Rotherfield, enlisted Vrowborough, resident Tunbridge Wells. Son of James and Elizabeth and Jane Beard, of 2, Prospect Cottages, Beacon Road, Crowborough. Buried in Jhansi Cantonment Cemetery. No known grave. Commemorated on Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai, India. Face 12.

BEARD

Leonard George
[Listed as P.O. on memorial] Able Seaman 222734, H.M.S. Lurcher, Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 27 March 1916. Aged 30. Born 10 May 1885 at Withyham, Sussex. Son of James and Elizabeth Jane Beard, of 2, Prospect Cottage, Beacon Road, Crowborough. Born in Crowborough. Buried in Shotley (St. Mary) Churchyard, Suffolk, R.N. Grave 86.

BENNETT

W
Private. No further information currently.

BERRY

Ernest [Alfred]
Private G/7426, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 30 November 1917. Born Crowborough, enlisted Hastings. Formerly 2215, Royal Sussex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Nord, France. Panel 8.

BERWICK

W R
Private SD/1261. Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Battalion. Died 13 March 1915. Aged 23. Son of Mrs. R. J. Berwick, of Newlands Farm, Boarshead, Tunbridge Wells, Kent and the late Benjamin Berwick. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, A. 260.

BISHOP

A J
Private. No further information currently.

BLYTH

Henry G
Guardsman 775, 4th Battalion, Guards Machine Gun Regiment. Killed in action 12 October 1917. Born Rotherfield, enlisted Leith, Midlothian, resident Crowborough. Formerly 15527, Scots Guards. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11.

BLACKFORD

B
Private. No further information currently.

BOARER

Charles
Private L/10393, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 25 September 1915. Aged 21. Born Withyham, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. Son of William Henry and Mary Boarer, of Tanyard New Cottages, Groombridge, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, France. Panel 69 to 73.

BOARER

Walter
Private G/21069, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 21 June 1918. Aged 27. Born and resident Withyham, enlisted Eastbourne. Son of William Henry and Mary Boarer, of Crowborough; husband of Jane Ann Boarer, of 5, Vine Cottage, Western Road, Jarvis Brook, Crowborough. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.), gazetted 11 January 1918. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Plot IV. Row B/ Grave 17.

BOOKER

Hercules
Private G/962, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Seriously wounded on the front-line and brought back to a Field Hospital were he died on 9th October 1915. Aged 35. Born Buxted, Uckfield 1879, enlisted Tunbridge Wells 3rd September 1914. Son of William Booker and Hannah Booker (nee Wood); brother of Benjamin and Joseph (see below). His younger brother Benjamin Booker also enlisted that day, but Benjamin survived the war. Unmarried. Buried in Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section M. Grave 9

BOOKER

Joseph
Private G/9224, 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 22nd September 1918. Born Buxted, Uckfield, enlisted Eastbourne 27th July 1915. Son of William Booker and Hannah Booker (nee Wood); brother of Benjamin and Hercules (see above). Unmarried. Buried in Unicorn Cemetery, Vend'huile, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 24

BOOKER

J W
Private. Possibly G/18183, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 23 October 1916. Born Rotherfield, enlisted Hastings. Buried in Puchevillers British Cemetery, France. Plot V. Row E. Grave 2.

BOLTON

Wilfred
Sub Lieutenant, Collingwood Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died at sea 4 June 1915. Aged 18. Son of Henry and Chloe Bolton, of Rest Harrow, Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 8 to 15.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

BOLTON, WILFRID. Sub-Lieut., R.N.V.R. CollIngwood Battn., 2nd s. of Henry Lushington Bolton, of The Sanctuary, Westminster, and The Gables, Crowborough Beacon, Sussex, Solicitor, by his wife Chloe, dau. of James Richard Gordon; b. Porchester Terrace, London. 26 May, 1897; educ. at The Grange, Crowborough; Parkfield, Haywards Heath; Osborne and Dartmouth. On leaving Dartmouth in April, 1914, he was rejected for the Navy on account of a slight defect in sight. On the outbreak of war joined the R.N.V.R., and was killed in Gallipoli. 4 June, 1915.

BRIDGER

Fred
Private 25334, East Surrey Regiment, 12th Battalion. Killed in action 18 December 1916. Aged 24. Born Crowborough, enlisted Chichester. Son of Mr and Mrs. P. Bridger, of ‘Spring Head’, South View, Crowborough. Formerly 2686, Middlesex Regiment. Buried in Ridge Wood Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot III. Row U. Grave 3.

BROOMAN

A
Private Possibly Arthur G/16008, Royal Sussex Regiment, 13th bn. Died 15 April 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 86-88.

BROOMAN

James
Private G/12728, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 11 March 1917. Aged 22. Born Crowborough, enlisted Warley. Son of Thomas and Emily Brooman, of 7, Pleasant View Cottages, Crowborough. Buried in Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery, France. Collective grave 1-4.

BROWN

E J
either Ernest James BROWN, Private L/9230, 2nd Battalion. Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action in Mesopotamia 24 July 1915. Aged 26. Son Annie Edwards (formerly Brown) of 40, North St., St. Peter’s, Tunbridge Wells. Born at Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot II. Row R. Grave 8.

or Ezra James BROWN, Private 301525, 720th Company, Labour Corps. Died 17 December 1918. Aged 45. Son of David and Sarah Brown, of Crowborough; husband of Eliza Elizabeth Ann Brown, of Dale Cottage, Hurtis Hill, Crowborough, Sussex. Formerly SS/22385, 24th Labour Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XII. Row D. Grave 8.

BUCK

Jesse
Private 240751. Royal Sussex Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion. Died 25 May 1918. Aged 25. Son of Herbert and Alice P. Buck, of Walliss Farm, Mayfield, Sussex. Born at Pinehurst, Jarvis Brook, Tunbridge Wells. Buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy. Plot I, B8.

BUICK

L R
P.O. No further information currently.

BUICK

Robin
Private 203297, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 14 October 1918. Aged 26. Born Withyham, enlisted Chichester. Son of John and Susan Buick, of Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Dadizeele New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 34.

BULL

H G
R.S.M. No further information currently.

CAMFIELD

George Washington
Private 43683, 10th Battalion, King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 31 May 1917. Aged 29. Born Crowborough, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. Husband of Mary Camfield, of 4, Croft Cottages Church Road Crowborough. Formerly 170907, Royal Engineers. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground. Section A. Grave 100.

CARE

Stanley James Neel
Lance Corporal 25039, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4 November 1918. Born Kilburn, Middlesex, enlisted Eastbourne. Son of Mrs C. Bowden, of 55, Dudden Hill Lane, Willesden, London. Buried in Villers-Pol Communal Cemetery Extension, France, H 4.

CARR

W
Private. No further information currently.

CAUSLEY

Frederick George
Captain, 7th/8th Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 26. Son Albert and Elizabeth Causley, of 43, Regent Square, Heavitree, Exeter; husband of Margaret Husband (formerly Causley), of 2, Forest View, Marden’s Hill, Crowborough, Sussex. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.) No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 22.

2nd Lt. F.G. Causley was appointed to be acting Captain on commanding a Company, 21 July 1917.

On 13th October 1916, Company Sergeant Major F. G. Causley, Coldstream Guards, appointed to 2nd Lt., King’s Own Scottish Borderers, for service in the field.

Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal, (D.C.M.), Sergeant F. G. Causley, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. ‘For gallantry and ability on 6th February, 1915, at Cuinchy, in leading his platoon in the charge on the brickfields, which were captured under heavy fire, and for the able manner in which he placed his position afterwards in a state of defence’. [London Gazette 1 April 1915]

CHAPLIN

J W
Sapper. Possibly John William, 22517. Royal Engineers, 59th Field Coy. Died 01 August 1918. Aged 27. Husband of Annie S.L. Chaplin, of Plymouth. Buried in Thiennes British Cemetery, row E, grave 17.

CHARLTON

F
Private. No further information currently.

CHEESMAN

J
Private. No further information currently.

COLBRAN

[Samuel] George
Private L/8876, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 14 September 1914. Born and enlisted Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.

COLEMAN

A J
1st Class Air Mechanic 16259, 75th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 30 July 1918. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, Sussex. Section A. Grave 22.

CORDY-SIMPSON

Roger
Major, 10th (Royal East Kent and West Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 27 February 1919. Aged 36. Son of George and Emma Simpson, of Wray Park, Reigate, Surrey; husband of Finovola, daughter of Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 10th Bart. of Duart, K.C.B. (now Mrs F. W. Marsham, of Hope Court, Crowborough, Sussex). Buried in Reigate Cemetery, Surrey. Grave reference C. 1556/6B and 1586/7.

CORNFORD

Charles Samuel Joseph
Lance Corporal G/6875, ‘B’ Company, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 25 July 1917. Aged 26. Born Mayfield, Sussex, enlisted Eastbourne. Son of the late David and Julia Cornford, of 7, Beaconsfield Villas, Jarvis Brook, Sussex formerly of Little Broad Reed, Hadlow Down, Sussex. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 7.

CORNFORD

T Ernest Thomas
Private 1299, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 5 September 1916. Aged 18. Born Rotherfield, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. Son of Charles and Ann Cornford, of Floral Cottage, Beeches Estate, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Acheux British Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 7.

COWLEY

H
Private. No further information currently.

CRAMP

A S
Private. Possibly Albert St. Swithun Cramp, 202209. Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Battalion. Died 10 September 1917. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France. Plot VIII, I 32.

CRITTALL

John
Private G/21121, 2nd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 4 October 1917. Born Crowborough, enlisted Chichester, resident Jarvis Brook, Sussex. Formerly 2539, Royal Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A.

CRUICKSHANK

A H P
Captain. No further information currently.

DADSWELL

[David] John
Lance Corporal SD/3328, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Born Crowborough, enlisted Eastbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C.

DADSWELL

George
Private 13797, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died of wounds 1 September 1915. Aged 25. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Brighton. Son of Charles and Frances Dadswell, of Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 59.

DOYLE

A A K C
[Listed as Lieutenant on memorial] Captain, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 1 November 1918. Aged 24. Son of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Lady Conan Doyle, of Windlesham, Crowborough, Sussex. Wounded at the Somme. Buried in Grayshott (St. Lukes) Churchyard, Hampshire. Grave reference 23D, 191.

DRAGE

C J
Rfm. No further information currently.

DRAY

Alfred
Private L/5978, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 13 January 1915. Aged 33. Born Crowborough, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. Son of Alfred and Emily Dray, of 6, Nevill Terrace, Crowborough; husband of Alice Dray, of Holly Cottage, Pilmer Rd., Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 20 and 21

DRAY

Richard
Private S/585, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1915. Born Withyham, enlisted Woolwich, resident Woolwich, Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 12 and 14.

EYRE

Sebert Henry Robert
Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 14 April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Robert S. K. Eyre and Sybil S. C. Eyre, of ‘Woodside’, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

FAIRCLOTH

Henry [Latham]
Company Quarter Master Sergeant L/9149, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 22 December 1915. Born St John's, Sussex, enlisted Chichester. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 5.

FORWARD

John
Stoker 1st class K/17982 [CWGC] or K/17082 [FindMyPast], H.M.S. ‘Formidable’, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 1 January 1915. Aged 20. Born 30 December 1893 in Wadhurst, Sussex. Son of William A. Forward, of 26, Winton St., Alfriston, Sussex. Mother listed as Mrs Florence. Alderbrook House, Jarvis Brook, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, face 11.

FOSSEY

William Henry
Sergeant 4609, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 13 November 1914. Aged 39. Born Sherrington, Bucks (sic s/b Sherington), enlisted oxford, resident Crowborough. Son of Maria Fossey, of 7, The Haven Homes, Beeches Estate, Crowborough, Sussex and the late William Fossey. Served on the North West Frontier of India. Awarded the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 37 and 39.

FRENCH

Edward John
Bombardier 97362. Royal Field Artillery, ‘C’ Bty.,58th Bde. Died 27 July 1917. Aged 23. Son of Emma French, of Maynard’s Gate, Jarvis Brook, Sussex, and the late Edward French. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot XVI, I.9.

FRY

Ernest
Private S/2199, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 17 August 1916. Born Crowborough, enlisted Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C.

FULLER

G
Private. No further information currently.

GALLARD

J E
Private. No further information currently.

GANDER

Percy Albert
Private TF/1928, ‘D’ Company, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment Killed in action 31 May 1915. Aged 19. Enlisted Hastings. Son of Edwin Alfred and Annie Gander, of 4, Hillside Cottage, White Hill Road, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension, France. Plot D, Grave 35.

GANDER

Ernest
Private G/13805, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 19. Born Framfield, enlisted Chichester. Son of Edwin Alfred and Annie Gander, of 4, Hillside Cottages, White Hill Road, Crowborough, East Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 20.

GILBERT

John Ernest
Private G/21620 (SDGW) or G/21629 (CWGC), 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 26 April 1918. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Brighton. Formerly 2335, Sussex Yeomanry. No known grave. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 14 and 15.

GOBLE

George
Rifleman A/200423, 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 19 February 1917. Enlisted Whitehall, Middlesex, resident Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.

GOBLE

H
Private. No further information currently.

GOODACRE

Arthur [Leslie]
Private G/1468, 2nd Battalion. Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action in a bayonet attack at the Battle of Loos (Hulluch) on 25 September 1915. Born Whitchurch, Salop, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. His brother was Fred Goodacre (below). Landed in France & Flanders 11 January 1915. In the 1911 census he is listed as the son of Frances Goodacre, he was aged 15, born Whitchurch, Salop, resident 7 Croham Road, Crowborough; one of his siblings is listed as Frederick William Goodacre. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 69 to 73.

GOODACRE

Frederick William
Private 23172, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 August 1917. Born Jarvis Brook, Sussex, enlisted Chichester, resident Crowborough. His brother was Arthur Goodacre (above). In the 1911 census he is listed as the son of Frances Goodacre, he was aged 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex, resident 7 Croham Road, Crowborough; one of his siblings is listed as Arthur Leslie Goodacre. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98.

GOLDSMITH

James
Sapper 358064, 3rd Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 14 September 1918. Aged 20. Born Crowborough, enlisted Maidstone. Son of Rose Eliza Roberts (formerly Goldsmith). Of 2, Grecian Rd., Tunbridge Wells, Kent and the late Alfred Goldsmith. Native of Crowborough, Sussex. Formerly 24302, Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 4.

GOLDSMITH

William Charles
Petty Officer 216889, H.M.S. Submarine ‘G8’, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 3 January 1918. Aged 33. Born 12 November 1884 at Sevenoaks, Kent. Husband of Alice A. Goldsmith, of ‘Plymton’, Nevill Road, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. Panel 26.

GRIFFIN

R Watson
Corporal. No further information currently.

HARMAN

A
Private. No further information currently.

HAZELDEN

M
Private. No further information currently.

HEASMAN

J

Private. No further information currently.

HEASMAN

W
Private. No further information currently.

HEMSLEY

David
Private G/14444, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 26 October 1918. Aged 18. Born Crowborough, enlisted Brighton, resident Pangfield, Crowborough. Son of Albert and Mary Hemsley, of ‘Sunnyside’, Poundfield, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Premont British Cemetery, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 24.

HEMSLEY

E J
Private. No further information currently.

HEMSLEY

J S
Private. No further information currently.

HEMSLEY

Spencer Harold
Corporal 202190, ‘A’ Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 28 September 1918. Aged 20. Born Crowborough, enlisted Bortsall Heath, Kent. Son of William James and Isabel Sarah Hemsley, of 7, Gladstone Rd., Gowborough, Sussex. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in Brie British Cemetery, France. Plot IV, D 10.

HENSHAW

Alick
[Tpr on memorial] Private H/3164, 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. Died of wounds 15 April 1918. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Hastings. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot XIV. Row B. Grave 26.

HENSHAW

H
Private. No further information currently.

HENSHAW

William Frederick
Sapper 1617. 2nd Home Counties Field Company. Royal Engineers. Killed in action 20 April 1915. Aged 40. Enlisted Bexhill-on-Sea. Son of George and Sarah Henshaw, of Crowborough; husband of Lilian Mary Henshaw, of 23, Cornwall Rd., Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 2 Plot V. Row A. Grave 30.

HILL

Arthur
Private TF/240958, 1/5th (Pioneer) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 23 August 1917. Born Jarvis Brook, enlisted Hastings. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 8.

HILL

Harold
Private SD/428, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 20 June 1916. Born Crowborough, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. No known grave. Commemorated on St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row R. Grave 2.

HOADLEY

W J
Private. No further information currently.

HOARE

Maurice
[Listed as Private on memorial] Lance Corporal TF/240473, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 26. Enlisted Hastings. Son of Maurice Hoare, of 35, Canterbury Rd., Pembury, Kent, formerly of 4, Huntington Terrace, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 86 to 88.

HOATH

Alfred Springate
Trooper 2368, Household Battalion. Died of wounds 10 October 1917. Aged 34. Born and resident Withyham, enlisted Windsor. Son of Alfred and Lydia Hoath, of ‘Moorlands’, Withyham, Tunbridge Wells; husband of Fanny E. Hoath, of 8, South Grove, Tunbridge Wells. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 3.

HOATH

F J
Private. Possibly Frank Hoath, SD/315, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 31 January 1917. Aged 23. Born Hadlow Down, Sussex, enlisted Uckfield. Son of the late James and Mary Anne Hoath, of Hastingsford Farm, Hadlow Down. Buried in Hadlow Down (St. Mark) Churchyard, Sussex.

HOATH

Richard Leslie
Lance Corporal G/22495, ‘C’ Company, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 20. Born and resident Withyham, enlisted Eastbourne. Son of Alfred E. and Charlotte Hoath, of White House Farm, Withyham, Sussex. Buried in Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 41.

HOBBS

A
Private. No further information currently.

HOBBS

F
Private. No further information currently.

HODGES

James Eli
Private TF/5/2810, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 13 April 1916. Enlisted Hastings. Son of George Walter and Mary Hodges, of St John’s Common, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row Q. Grave 13.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

HODGES, JAMES ELI. Private, No. 2810. 5th (Territorial) Battn. The Royal Sussex Regt., s. of George Walter Hodges, of St. John's Common, Crowborough, Labourer, by his wife, Mary, dau. of James Goldsmith; and brother to L-Corpl G. W. Hodges and Private S. J. Hodge. (q.v.): b. Crowborourth. co. Sussex, 21 Feb. 1896; educ. St. John’s Church Of England School, Wittingham, co. Sussex; was a Pluimber’s Mate; joined the Royal Sussex Regt.. 5 Nov. 1914: served with the Expeditionary Force, in France and Flanders fron June, 1915, and was killed In action at Hebuterne 13 April, 1916. Buried In the cemetery, Hebuterne: “ unm.

HODGES

G W
Lance Corporal. No further information currently.

HODGES

Samuel Joseph
Private 49887 [SDGW] or 40887 [CWGC], 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 October 1917. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Eastbourne. Son of George W. and Mary Hodges, of St. John's Common, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 90 to 92 and 162 to 162A.

HOLDEN

Vernon
Major, 10th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), attached to The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died pf wounds 2 October 1918. Aged 25. Son of Joseph Edward and Annie Eliza Holden, of Crowborough, Sussex. Awarded the Distihuished Service Order (D.S.0.) and the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in Hagle Dump Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 4.

Awarded the Distinguished Service Order, gazetted 13 September 1918.

’For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an enemy advance. When his battalion was surrounded he withdrew his company with marked skill through the enveloping enemy, and collected men near him and formed a new line of defense. Throughout his fine leadership and coolness under most difficult circumstances were of a high order’.

Temp Capt V. Holden, M.C. to be Temp. Maj.,R. West Kent Reg, 24 March 1918.
T. Capt Vernon Holden, RW Kent Regt.

’For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He organised the consolidation of his battalion under heavy machine gun and rifle fire, continually going to and fro to advanced battalion headquarters, through heavy fire, to report personally upon the situation. All of the other officers were casualties, and his courage and splendid personal example, under trying circumstances, were of the utmost value’. London Gazette 08 January 1918.

Awarded the Military Cross, gazetted 25th September 1917.
Temp Lt. V. Holden (acting Capt.) to be Temp Capt, 4. Feb 1917.
Temp 2nd Lt. V. Holden to be Temp. Lt., 27 Nov. 1916

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

HOLDEN, VERNON, D.S.O., M.C.. Major, 10th (Service) Battn. The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.), elder s. of Joseph Edward Holden, Head Master of the Sir Henry Fermor School, Crowborough, by his wife, Annie E., daughter of W. W. Frost. of Netherton, co. Worcester : b. Culworth, co. Northants, in 1893; educ. Sir Henry Fermor's School, Crowborough, and Skinners' School, Tunbridge Wells; was a Bank Clerk in the London County Westminster and Parr's Bank; volunteered for active service, and enlisted in the King's Royal Rifle Corps in Aug. 1915; received a commission, and was gazetted 2nd Lieut. Royal West Kent Regt. the following Nov.; promoted Lieut. Nov. 1916, Capt. March, 1917, Adjutant April, 1918, and Major May, 1918: served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from May, 1916, where he saw much fighting, taking part in the Battle of Flers 15 Sept. following, and in many other engagements : proceeded to Italy in Nov. 1917, and was subsequently appointed Commandant of a Brigade School, and in May Commanding Officer of the 41st Divisional Reception Camp; rejoined his Regt. in Aug. 1918, and died at No. 17 Field Ambulance 2 Oct. following, of wounds received in action the previous day, while in command of the Battn. Buried in Hagle Dump Cemetery, near Poperinghe. He was awarded the Military Cross "for gallantry and devotion to duty on the night 31 July-1 Aug. 1917, when he organized the consolidation of his battalion front under heavy machine-gun and rifle fire. . . All the other officers were casualties, and his courage and splendid personal example . . . were of the utmost value," and the Distinguished Service Order " for gallantry, coolness and devotion to duty during the enemy advances in March and April. When all the Headquarters Staff had become casualties he commanded the battalion with great skill, and when ordered to retire he withdrew the battalion through the enemy who surrounded them, and formed a line of defence." Unm.

HOLMWOOD

Charles William
Private 38997, 11th Battalion, Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 23 July 1917. Aged 30. Bortn Rotherfield, Enlisted Eastbourne, resident Crowborough. Husband of Rose C. L. Holmwood, of Chaple Green, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 17.

HYDER

Fred
Private 41703, 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Born Withyham, enlisted Tunbridge Wells, resident Jarvis Brook. Son of the late James Hyder, of Lyewood Common, Withyham, Tunbridge Wells; husband of Eleanor Matilda Hyder, of 2, Sea View, Chapel St., Newhaven, Sussex.Formerly G/12834, Royal Sussex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

HYDER

J H
Corporal. Possibly 17647. Royal Sussex Regiment, 9th Battalion. Died 22 March 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on Roye New British Cemetery, France, Marcelepot British Cemetery Memorial, 90.

IZZARD

John Frederick
Lance Corporal 51303, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 30 December 1917. Born Crowborough, enlisted Chichester, resident Jarvis Brook. Formerly TR/10/68695, 106th Training Reserve Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on Thievpal Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8C 9A and 16A.

JARRETT

Alfred James
Private TF/2809, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds. 19 October 1916. Aged 20. Enlisted Hastings. Only son of James and Jane Barrett, of Crowborough. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Plot I, G 7.

JARRETT

Edward [Owen]
Private 82883, posted 3rd Battalion, London Regiment which became Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 9 November 1918. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Eastbourne. Formerly G/35224, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Buried in Terlincthun British cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France. Plot X. Row C. Grave 27.

JEFFERY

Henry William
Corporal G/16435, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 18 April 1918. Aged 20. Enlisted Hastings. Son of William and Rhoda Jeffery, of Poundfield Farm, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row A. Grave 13.

JENNINGS

Charles Albert
Private 73555, 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 25 April 1918. Born and resident Jarvis Brook, enlisted Eastbourne. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 64.

JENNINGS

F
Private. No further information currently. There is a Frederick Robert JENNINGS, Lieutenant, 67th Wing, Royal Air Force. Died 2 September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. Kate Jennings, of 15, Wilton Rd., Bexhill-on-Sea. Born at Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Taranto Town Cemetery Extension, Italy. Plot III. Row J. Grave 3.

JOB

E D
Captain. Possibly London Regiment (Artist’s Rifles), 28th Bn, attd Machine Gun Corp. Died 11 July 1916. Buried in Flatiron Copse Cemetery Mametz, France. Plot III, C II

JONES

Bertie
Private 275693, 1/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 27 September 1918. Born Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire, enlisted Manchester, resident Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

KINGSBURY

D
Private. No further information currently.

LATTER

William
Private SD/4220, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 3 September 1916. Born Crowborough, enlisted Eastbourne. Buried in Acheux British Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row A. Grave 24.

LECKIE

Malcolm
Captain, Royal Army Medical Corp attached 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 28 August 1914. Aged 34. Son of James Blyth Leckie and Selina Leckie, of Monkstown, Crowborough, Sussex. Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) and Mentioned in Despatches. Buried in Frameries Communal Cemetery, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 1.

London Gazette 8 December 1914. D.S.O.
Ist Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers,
Captain M. Leckie, R.A.M.C., attd. Gazette 16 October 1914.
Royal Army Medical Corps.
Supernumerary Captain Malcolm Leckie is restored to the establishment. Dated 11th February, 1914. London Gazette.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

LECKIE, MALCOLM, D.S.O., Capt., Royal Army Medical Corps, attd. 1st Northumberland Fusiliers, yr. surviving s. of James Blyth Leckie, of Monkstown, Crowborough, co. Sussex, and Peebles, formerly of Blackheath, co. Kent, by his wife, Selina, dau. of Robert Bousfield; b. Eltham, co. Kent, 18 April, 1880; educ. Blackheath Preparatory School, privately abroad, and Guy's Hospital; gazetted Lieut., R.A.M.C., 4 Feb. 1908, and promoted Capt. 4 Aug. 1911; was attd. to the Egyptian Army from 1 Feb. 1910 to Feb. 1914, and served in Upper Egypt, the Soudan, and in an expedition up the Blue Nile; went to France with the Expeditionary Force in Aug. 1914, being attd. to the 1st Northumberland Fusiliers (9th Brigade, 3rd Division), and died at Frameries, near Mons, on the 28th of that month, of wounds received there on the 24th. Buried in the cemetery at Frameries; unm. He was awarded the D.S.O. [London Gazette, 8 Dec. 1914) "for gallant conduct and exceptional devotion to duty in attending to the wounded at Framerics, where he was himself wounded." Capt. Leckie was one of the best hockey players of his day. He was a member of the Blackheath Hockey Club, and Captain of Guy's Hospital Club when there; played for the Kent Hockey Club, for the Army, and for England against France. He was a descendant of the Leckies of the Barony of Leckie in Stirlingshire, 1352. One of his ancestors, Sir Walter Leckie, of King Charles VII of France's Bodyguard, commanded the Scottish troops at the Battle of Lagny on 10 Aug. 1432—the last exploit of the Maid of Orleans—when these troops were instrumental in the utter defeat of the English under the Duke of Bedford. Sir John French, in his first Despatch, said that for the advance from the Marne his left wing rested on Lagny.

LEDBITTER

Rev Herbert Peter
Chaplin 4th Class, Army Chaplins Department attached A.M.T.D. Base. Died 28 February 1917. Aged 27. Son of Annie Ledbitter. Buried in Le Treport Military Cemetery, France. Plot 2. Row O. Grave 3.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

LEDBITTER, HERBERT PETER, Capt. the Rev., C.F., 2nd s. of (--) Ledbitter, by his wife, Annie (13, Farningham Road, Jarvis Brook, co. Sussex); b. Rusper, co. Sussex, 14 Oct. 1889 ; educ. Kelham Hall Theological College, Newark-on-Trent; was appointed Curate at St. Augustine's Church, Haggerston, E., in 1914; joined the R.A.M.C. as a Private in Oct. 1915; was given a commission as Chaplain to the Forces 25 Feb. 1916 ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 1 Nov. following, and died at Le Tréport Camp 28 Feb. 1917, from cerebro-spinal meningitis, contracted while on active service. Buried in the British Military Cemetery there. The Rev. H. W. Fox wrote: “We all loved him, and both Y.M.C.A. workers and Nonconformist Chaplains have asked me to express their sympathy with you. I think you will like to know how good a work your son did during the four months he was here: no one could have been more whole-hearted in his work," and the Chaplain, writing to the D.C.G., said "He had done very good work here ever since he came out, and I was hoping to submit his name to you almost immediately for transfer to the front. He will be very much missed both by ourselves and by the men among whom he has been working." Unm.

LESLIE

M
Captain. No further information currently.

LESTER

H
Private. No further information currently.

LUXFORD

P
Private. No further information currently.

MACKELLOW

Charles
Private TF/1844, 1st/ 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1916. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Crowborough. Son of Charles and Emily Mackellow, of 2, Yew Tree House, Queen’s Road, Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7C.

MACLEAN

Arthur Kirkpatrick
[Listed as Captain on memorial] Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Killed in action 26 August 1914. Aged 27. Son of the Rev. George MacLean; husband of Enid MacLean, of "Moy", Warren Lane, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 4.

MAY

Charles
Lance Corporal SD/443. Royal Sussex Regiment, 11th Battalion. Died 24 May 1916. Aged 35. Son of Daniel and Sophia May, of 3, Horse Grove, Rotherfield, Tunbridge Wells; husband of Elizabeth Rose May, of 2, Ferndale Villa, Western Road, Jarvis Brook, Tunbridge Wells. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V, D7.

MIDDLEMISS

Godfrey [Stewart]
Rifleman 302110 [SDGW] or 302119 [CWGC], 5th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade). Killed in action 18 June 1917. Aged 23. Born India, enlisted London, resident Crowborough. Son of Mr C. S. Middlemiss, C.I.E., F.R.S., and Mrs M.F. Middlemiss (nee Wheeler), of ‘Aviemore’, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Tank Cemetery, Guemappe, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 35.

MIDDLEMISS

G W
Private. No further information currently.

MIDDLETON

F A
Private. Possibly 444, Royal Sussex Regiment, 11th Battalion. Died 30 June 1916. Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue, France. Plot III, R 6.

MILLER

F
Sergeant. No further information currently.

MONCKTON

Oswald Thomas
Lance Corporal G/1681. Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 7th Battalion. Died 03 June 1917. Aged 24. Son of Rose Monckton of ‘West Croft’, Grovehill Rd., Tunbridge Wells, and the late Charles Thomas Monckton. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

MOORE

Albert [Sydney]
Private 158176, 696th Agricultural Companyy, Labour Corps. Died in United Kingdom 29 October 1918. Born and enlisted Crowborough, resident Withyham. Son of John and Frances Moore, of Lye Green, Withyham. Formerly 1701, Royal Sussex Regiment and 75452, 29th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Buried in St Michael Churchyard, Withyham, Sussex.

MORLEY

A
Private. No further information currently.

NEVE

Amos
Private M2/201533, Motorised Transport, Army Service Corps. Died in United Kingdom 4 November 1918. Aged 38. Enlisted Grove Park, resident Crowborough. Husband of Kate Francis Neve, of 4, Council Cottages, Blackness Road, Crowborough. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground. Section A. Grave 102.

NEVE

Albert Edward
Private TF/201909, 1st/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action in Egypt 6 November 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted Hastings. Son of Alfred and Caroline Neve, of Pine Tree Cottage, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel. Section G. Grave 73.

NORTON

[Leslie] Frank
Sapper 167593, 52nd Artisan Worls Company, Royal Engineers. Died 18 August 1917. Aged 20. Born Gt. Chart, Kent, enlisted Chichester, resident Boar's Head, Kent. Son of Frank and Edith Norton of Newmans Farm, Boars Head. Birth registered in the October to December Quarter 1897 in the West Ashford Regitration District. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, son of Frank and Edith Norton, born Kent, resident Chart Leacon, Great Chart. In the 1911 census he is aged 13, born Great Chart, Ashford, Kent, resident Newman's Farm, Newnhams Cottage, Boarshead near Tunbridge Wells. Buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row Q. Grave 13.

ONSLOW

Arthur Gerald

Lieutenant Commander, H.M.S. ‘Onslaught’, Royal Navy. Killed in action (Battle of Jutland), died at sea 1 June 1916. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.). Brother of Milo and Brian (below). Buried in Dalmeny and Queensferry Cemetery, West Lothian.

Extracts (two) from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

ONSLOW, ARTHUR GERALD, D.S.C., Lieut.-Commander. Royal Navy, eldest s. of the late Colonel Gerald Charles Penrice Onslow, Royal Engineers, by his wife, Flora Frances Mary (Camperdown, Crowborough, co. Sussex), dau. of the late William Donald, of Lisle House, Cheltenham ; and brother to Lieut. Brian Walter Onslow, killed in action at Gallipoli 28 July, 1915 [see Vol. I.. page 274] ; and brother to Capt. and Adjutant M. R. B. Onslow (q.v.) ; b. in 1885 ; educ. H.M.S. Britannia, Dartmouth (1898) ; appointed Naval Cadet in 1899, Midshipman 15 July, 1901, Sub-Lieut. 15 Oct. 1904, Lieut. 15 Oct. 1906, and Lieut.-Commander 15 Oct. 1914 ; served as a Midshipman with the Somaliland Expedition in 1903 ; mentioned in Despatches and awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry on several occasions, and a medal for war services. He died 1 June, 1918, of wounds received in action, after doing gallant work whilst in command of H.M.S. Onslaught, at the Battle of Jutland. Buried in the Naval Cemetery at Dalmeny, Queensferry. He m. Elsie (5, Banks Terrace, Sheerness), and had one child.

ONSLOW, ARTHUR GERALD, D.S.C., Lieut.-Commander, Royal Navy, eldest s. of the late Col. Gerald Charles Penrice Onslow, R.N., by his wife, Flora Frances Mary (Camperdown, Crowborough, co. Sussex), dau. of the late William Donald, of Lisle House, Cheltenham; b. in India 13 May, 1885; educ. Britannia; appointed Naval Cadet; promoted Midshipman, 15 July, 1901, Sub-Lieut. 15 Oct. 1904, Lieut. 15 Oct. 1906, and Lieut.-Commander 15 Oct. 1914; served as a Midshipman with the Somaliland Expedition 1903; mentioned in Despatches and awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry on several occasions, and a Medal with clasp for War Services. He died 1 June, 1916, of wounds received in action, after doing gallant work whilst in command of H.M.S. Onslaught, at the Battle of Jutland. Burled in the Naval Cemetery at Dalmeny, Queensferry. His yst. brother, Lieut. Brian Walton Onslow, 11th Lancers, A.D.C. to General Sir William Birdwood, was killed in action in Gallipoli 28 July, 1915 (see Vol. I., p. 274). He m. at St. Mary Abbots, Kensington, W., 31 Aug.1912, Elsie, dau. of the late J. Hinde Crouch, of Hove, and had one child, Diana Rosemary, b. 24 Feb. 1915.

ONSLOW

Brian Walton

Lieutenant, 11th King Edward's Own Lancers (Probyn's Horse). Died 28 July 1915. Aged 22. Youngest son of Mrs. Onslow, of Camperdown, Crowborough, Sussex, and the late Col. Gerald Onslow (R.E.). A.D.C. to Lt. Gen. Sir William R. Birdwood, K.C.S.I., K.C.M.G., C.B., C.I.E., D.S.O. Brother of Arthur (above) and Milo (below). Mentioned in Despatches. Buried in Beach Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Plot II. Row F. Grave 6.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

ONSLOW, BRIAN WALTON, Lieut., 11th (King's Edward's Own) Lancers (Probyn's Horse), Indian Army, and A.D.C. to Gen. Sir William Birdwood, yst. s. of the late Col. Gerald Charles Penrice Onslow, Royal Engineers, by his wife, Flora Frances Mary (Camperdown, Crowborough, co. Sussex), dau. of the late William Donald, of Lisle House, Cheltenham; b. Gillingham, co. Kent, 24 Aug. 1892; educ. Cheltenham College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst; gazetted 2nd Lieut., Unattached List, 6 Sept. 1911; served his first year with the Royal West Kent Regt., passed into the Indian Army, 3 Dec. 1912, and was promoted Lieut. 6 Pee, 1913; took part in the landing at the Dardanelles, 25 April, 1915, and was killed in action there, 28 July, 1915; unm. Buried at Anzac Cove. He was mentioned in Gen. Sir Ian Hamilton's despatch of 22 Sept. [London Gazette. 5 Nov. 1915]. Gen. Sir William Birdwood wrote: “A finer fellow or better example of the true English gentleman never lived. A son of whom any mother must always have been most justly proud. Never out of temper, always doing what he could to help others, able far above the average. I had hoped a brilliant career was in store for him. Every individual here regrets and feels his death. I have lost the best and bravest of officers, the truest and trustiest of friends": and a brother officer: "Few people could be so ill-spared. I never met or hope to meet a more lovable character; best at everything he ever did, both in work and play, and always so cheerful. I never heard anyone say anything but good of him, and he was quite the most popular officer both with the men and in the mess." Admiral wrote from the Dardanelles: “He was a splendid young fellow. We on board only knew him for a few months, but in that short time he made himself very popular with us all. Everybody liked him and admired him, and we looked on him as the true ideal of a British soldier. I fully realise what a great loss his services must be to Gen. Birdwood and to the service generally." And the Principal of Cheltenham College: “He has left an influence and power behind him that many an older man would be proud to leave." While at Cheltenham he won a mathematical scholarship, and was one of the most prominent members of the hockey eleven and football fifteen. He was a keen athlete, a good polo player, pigsticker, golfer, etc. Two of his brothers and two brothers-in-law are (1916) serving either in the Army or Navy. His eldest brother, Lieut.-Commander A. G. Onslow, D.S.C., was killed in action in the Battle of Jutland, 1 June, 1916.

ONSLOW

Milo Richard Beaumont
Captain, 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry (F.F.) (Daly's Horse). Died 5 November 1917. Aged 29. Son of the late Col. G. C. P. Onslow (R.E.) and of Flora F. M. Onslow. Brother of Arthur and Brian (above) Buried in Baghdad (North gate) Cemetery War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot II. Row C. Grave 10.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

ONSLOW, MILO RICHARD BEAUMONT, Capt. and Adjutant, 21st Cavalry Frontier Force, Indian Army, 2nd s. of the late Colonel Gerald Charles Penrice Onslow, Royal Engineers, by his wife, Flora Frances Mary (Camperdown, Crow-borough), dau. of the late William Donald ; and brother to the late Lieut.- Commander A. G. Onslow, D.S.C., R.N. (q.v.), and to the late Lieut. B. W. Onslow, 11th (K.E.O.) Lancers [see Vol. I., page 274] ; b. 30 March, 1888 ; educ. Eastbourne and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst ; was gazetted 2nd Lieut. Indian Cavalry in Jan. 1907, and in the following year served with the Mohmund Expedition, receiving the Medal and clasp ; served with the Indian Expeditionary Force from Nov.1914 ; was wounded in the Persian Gulf in April, 1915, and again at the Battle of Ctesiphon in the following Nov., and died at a Casualty Clearing Hospital at Samarrah 5 Nov. 1917, of wounds received in action the same day. Buried at Samarrah. He was mentioned in Despatches by General Sir John Nixon for gallant and distinguished conduct in the field ; unm.

OVENDEN

Fred
Private S/89, ‘C’ Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 31 October 1914. Aged 25. Born Withyham, enlisted Eastbourne. Son of the late Charles Henry and Annie Ovenden. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 20.

OVENDEN

H
Private. No further information currently.

OVENDEN

Walter
Private L/10287, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 9 May 1915. Born Withyham, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 20 and 21.

PAGE-MITCHELL

Sidney William
Private TF/203407, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 26 August 1918. Aged 24. Born Jarvis Brook, enlisted Chichester. Son of William James and Clara Jane Page-Mitchell, of Western Road, Jarvis Brook, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 6.

PAINE

C J
Private. Possibly Charles James Paine, Private G/19518, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Born Eridge, Sussex, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. Husband of Mrs L. Paine, of 4, Louth St., Rotherfield, Sussex. Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section D Grave 19.

PITT

William David
Private 35582, 1/5th (T.F.) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 15 April 1918. Born Ealing, Middlesex, enlisted Eastbourne, resident Crowborough. Husband of Eva Frances Pitt, of 16, Croydon Rd., Penge, London. Formerly 157260, Royal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 125 to 128.

POLLINGTON

John Edward
Private G/6723, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 13 May 1918. Aged 22. Born Crowborough, enlisted Bexhill. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Pollington. Buried in Houchin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 3.

POLLINGTON

Owen William
Gunner 226598, 403rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 26 October 1918. Enlisted Eastbourne, resident jarvis Brook. No known grave. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq. Panel 3 and 60.

PRATT

Benjamin Richard
Private G/65976, ‘C’ Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 13 April 1918. Aged 23. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Eastbourne. Son of Hannah Pratt, of New Road, Crowborough, Sussex, and the late William Pratt. Formerly 54/145538, Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Panel 3.

PRICE

Henry
Private 366120, 911th Area Employment Company, Labour Corps. Died 28 October 1918. Aged 25. Born Penhurst, Kent, enlisted Eastbourne, resident Crowborough. Son of Henry and Clara Jane Price; husband of Phyllis Dulcie Eleanor Price, of 85, Hurst Rd., Eastbourne, Sussex. Formerly TR5/45865, 81st Battalion, Training Reserve. Buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, Plot V. Row E. Grave 35.

RALPH

W W
Private. No further information currently.

RANSOM

Albert Frederick
Private TF/2896, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 18 August 1916. Enlisted hastings. Son of Mrs W. Ransom, of Hope Cottage, London Road, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Plot/Row/Section G. Grave 24.

RANSOM

William Alec
Bombardier 67947, ‘F’ Btattery, 14th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action 24 August 1918. Aged 24. Born hastings, enlisted Crowborough. Son of William and Margaret Ransom, of Hope Cottage, Crowborough, Sussex; husband of Florence Emily Ransom, of 26, Lower Studley, Trowbridge, Wilts. Buried in St Amand British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 12.

RANDEL

R D
Lieutenant. No further information currently.

RICHARDS

E G
Lance Corporal. No further information currently.

RIDDLES

Percy Edgar
Private G/5736, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 21 August 1916. Aged 32. Born Brighton, enlisted Hastings. Son of Richard abd Helen Riddles, of 4, Park Road, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 6.

RIDLEY

Eric Samuel
Private G/5763, ‘D’ Company, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 23 June 1916. Aged 19. Born Eastbourne, enlisted Hove. Son of Frederick Rowland Spencer Ridley of Oak Lodge, Green Lane, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section F. Grave 5.

RIDLEY

V
Private. No further information currently.

RIDLEY

William Charles Victor
Lance Bombardier 71237, North Riding Heavy Batteryy, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 17 September 1918. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Eastbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3.

SAUNDERS

William Kelly
Private 510961, 14th (County of London (Battalion (LOndon Scottish), London Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Enlisted London, resident Jarvis Brook. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 C and 13 C.

SHEPHERD

E J
Private. No further information currently.

SIMMONS

T
Private. Mo further information currently.

SIVERS

J
Sergeant. Possibly John 25685. Durham Light Infantry, 12th Battalion. Died 07 June 1917. Son of Mr J. Sivers, of 2, Taylors Cottages, High St., Harlesden, London. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 36 and 38.

SMITH

[Alfred] Charles
Private 293174, 7th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in Egypt 3 November 1918. Aged 23. Born Jarvis Brook, enlisted Tonbridge. Son of Henry Smith, of Faversham, Kent. Formerly 3861, Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Section E. Grave 127.

SMITH

Walter
[Listed as Private on memorial] Lance Corporal 83216, 139th Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 10 April 1918. Aged 40. Born Crowborough, enlisted Eastbourne. Son of the late Harry and Anne Smith, of Crowborough; husband of Edith E. Smith, of "St. Helier," Park Road, Crowborough, Sussex. Formerly 539141, Royal West Surrey Regiment and 33149, 1st Infantry Labour Company, Northamptonshire Regiment. Buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XIV, Row F. Grave 3.

SOUTHON

Jesse
Private SD/1099, Royal Sussex Regiment, 7th Battalion. Died 5 April 1918. Aged 24. Son of Mrs. E. Warnett, of Sunnyside Cottage, Poundgate, Buxted, Uckfield, Sussex. Buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, France. Plot II, H 10.

SOUTHON

William George
Rifleman SD/3689, Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Battalion. Died 20 September 1917. Aged 28. Son of Mrs Warnett; husband of the late Elice Southon. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 86 to 88.

SQUIRES

W R
Private 315252, Royal Sussex Regiment, 16th (Sussex Yeomanry) Battalion. Died 16 September 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Louise Marie Squires, of Steel Cross House, Steel Cross, Tunbridge Wells. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Plot V, D 4.

STEPHENS

George
Private G/6635, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died pf wpunds 14 April 1917. Aged 23. Born Hellingly, enlisted Tunbridge Wells. Son of George and Annie Stephens, of 4, Carlton Terrace, Queen’s Road, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V Row D. Grave 3.

STEVENSON

John
Private G/16170, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 24. Born Nutley, Sussex, enlisted Horsham. Son of John and Addie Stevenson, of 1, East St., Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 20.

STRANGE

Arnold John Ward

Private 2190, ‘C’ Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 16 October 1915 [SDGW] or 18 October 1915 [CWGC]. Aged 19. Born Watford, enlisted Crowborough. Only son of Chas. J. and Mary Jane Strange, of ‘Brackleigh’, Crowborough, Sussex. Went to France 18th Feb., 1915. Buried in Louvencourt Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 10.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

STRANGE, ARNOLD JOHN WARD, Private, No 2190, 5th (Cinque Ports) Battn. The Royal Sussex Regt. (T.F.). only s. of Charles James Strange, of Brackleigh, Crow-borough, Sussex, retired Farmer, by his wife, Mary Jane, dau. of Thomas Ward; b. Silsworth Lodge, Crich, Rugby, 8 Sept. 1896; educ. King Charles' School, Tunbridge Wells. On the outbreak of war joined the Sussex Territorials and signed on for foreign service, 14 Aug. 1914; went to France, 18 Feb. 1915, the battn. being held in reserve for the 2nd Sussex; selected as sniper for his platoon, 4 March, 1915; mortally wounded by a shell on Sunday, 17 Oct. 1915, and died the following day at Sailly-au-Bois; unm. Buried in the military cemetery at Louver-court. His commanding officer spoke highly of him, describing him as most intelligent, a keen soldier, always ready to volunteer for everything, brave as a lion and a splendid shot."

SWEETMAN

Albert Edward
Private TF/240680, ‘D’ Company, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 17 August 1917. Aged 19. Enlisted Hastings. Son of Albert Edward and Charlotte Josephine Sweetman, of Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 18.

SWEETMAN

Ernest [Arthur]
Lance Sergeant TF/5/417, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 17 May 1915. Aged 34. Born Rotherfield, Sussex, enlisted Crowborough. Son of the late John and Mary Sweetman, of Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 20.

SMITH

Sydney Newman
Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1917. Aged 20. Son of Arthur T. H. Smith, J.P., and Mary Ride Smith, of Sweethaws Lodge, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

TAYLOR

Frank William
Sergeant 54212, 40th Battery, 26th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 11 August 1916. Aged 26. Born Rotherfield, Sussex, enlisted Crowborough. Son of Thomas and Laura Taylor, of Crowborough; husband of J. Eva Taylor, of 1, Eridge Road. Crowborough, Sussex. Award the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle, France. Plot IX. Row E. Grave 8.

TAYLOR

Mark
Private G/24915, 6th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Aged 38. Born Rotherfield, enlisted Chichester, resident Crowborough. Husband of Clara Taylor, of South View, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

TAYLOR

John
Private 493688, 1/13th Kensington Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 7 May 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted Bloomsbury, resident Crowborough. Son of James Thomas and Eliza Sarah Taylor, of 3, Fair View, Crowborough, Sussex. Formerly 5701, 1st Battalion, London Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9 and 10.

TAYLOR

E
Private. No further information currently.

TESTER

E
Private. No further information currently.

TITCHENER

E
Private. No further information currently.

TOMSETT

P
Private. Possibly M2/047054 1st Auxiliary Omnibus Company, Army Service Corps,. Died 29 May 1916. Buried in Ferme-Olivier Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 7.

TROUSDALE

C W
Captain. Royal Navy. possibly Charles W Trousdale, Death registered in the July-September Quarter 1919. Aged 43.

VERRALL

C
Sergeant. No further information currently.

WALTERS

Ernest [Frank]
Private M2/222739, 780th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died in the Balkans 24 September 1918. Aged 28. Born Crowborough, enlisted and resident Red Hill, Surrey. Husband of Annie Walters, of 10, Monson Rd., Redhill, Surrey. Buried in Mikra British cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece. Grave 1860.

WALTERS

Reginald S
[Spelt WALTORS on SDGW] Private G/31029. 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 25 August 1918. Aged 22. Born Crowborough, enlisted Hurstmoneoux. Son of Alfred and Louisa Walters, of 8, Gladstone Rd., Crowborough, Sussex. Formerly 634, Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 5.

WARDLEY

Bernard [Samuel]
[CSM on SDGW] Company Quartermaster Serjeant 2785, 1st/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 October 1916. Born Bowdon, Cheshire, enlisted Birmingham, resident Crowborough. Buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery, France. Plot I. Row U. Grave 6.

WELFARE

Harold Cuthbert
Sergeant 1341, Sussex Yeomanry. Died at Gallipoli 28 January 1916. Aged 23. Born and resident Crowborough, enlisted Uckfield. Son of John Henry and Emily Welfare, of Crowborough; husband of Marjorie Ursula Welfare, of 29, Victoria Mansions, Chambers Lane, Willesden Green, London. Buried in Portianos Military Cemetery, Greece. Plot III. Row B. Grave 318.

WELLAR

F
Private. No further information currently.

WENHAM

Charles
Stoker 1st Class SS/111369, H.M.S. ‘Pathfinder’, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 5 September 1914. Aged 28. Born 7 February 1889 in Rotherfield, Sussex. Son of James Wenham, of Rotherfield, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; husband of Eva Wenham, of Rose Cottage, Marden’s Hill, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, 6.

H.M.S. ‘Pathfinder’ was torpedoed and sunk by U.21 off East coast of Scotland on 5th September 1914.

WESCOMBE

W
Seaman. Possibly William Waldren Stoker 1st Class K/12630, H.M.S. ‘Penelope’, Royal Navy. Died of disease31 December 1915. Aged 21. Born 23 April 1893 in hastings. Son of George and Francis Lilly Wescombe, of Three Oaks, Guestling, Hastings, Sussex and also 35, Admiral Seymour Rd., Well Hall, Eltham. Buried in Shotley (St. Mary) Churchyard, R.N. plot 68.

WESTON

Frank
Private 17656, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 13 April 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted Hastings. Son of Mr and Mrs. C. Weston, of Sandrock House, Croft Road, Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.

WESTON

H John
Private G/7463, 8th Battalion, Queen's OWn (Royal West kent Regiment). Killed in action 16 April 1917. Aged 24. Enlisted Hastings, resident Crowborough. Son of John and Frances Mary Weston, of Trenches Corner, Crowborough; husband of Agnes Weston, of Alma Lodge, South View, Crowborough, Sussex. Formerly 2905. Royal Sussex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

WESTON

George Horace
Private 42770, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 17 March 1918. Aged 19. Born Rotherfield, enlisted Eastbourne, resident Crowborough. Son of John and Frances Mary Weston, of Trenches Corner, Crowborough, Sussex. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVII. Row EE. Grave 19.

WICKHAM

John Dobree Durell
Captain, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22 June 1915. Aged 30. Son of Dobree Charles and Madelaine A.C. Wickham, of ‘Wynscote’, Crowborough. Brther of Lister (below). No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

WICKHAM

Lister Durell
Captain, 6th Battalion, attached 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 July 1916. In the 1911 Census he is a boarder, aged 16, at school, born Brighton, resident The Brighton College School For Youths,, Eastern Road, Brighton. In the 1901 census he is the son of Dobree C Wickham, aged 6, born Brighton, resident Stroods House, Buxted. Brother of John (above). No known grave. Commemorated on Thievpal Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 1C.

WILLIAMS

C
Private. No further information currently.

WILLIAMSON

J
Lieutenant. No further information currently.

WILMSHURST

William Lee
Private 15188, 7th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 1st February 1917. Aged 40. Born Hadlow, Kent, enlisted Eastbourne, resident Jarvis Brook. Husband of Annie Jane Wilmshurst, of 61, Beaconsfield Rd., Hastings. Native of Hadlow, Kent. In 1911 William Lee and Annie Jane Wilmshurst were married for 4 years, he was a butler. Aged 33, born Hadlow, Kent and she was aged 28, born Belgrave, London; they had a 1 year old daughter called Marjorie Ella born in Harrow. Buried in PORTE-DE-PARIS CEMETERY, CAMBRAI, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 8.

WINTER

Fred
Private SD/1504, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 28 May 1918. Aged 21. Born Rotherfield, Sussex, enlisted Bexhill. Son of Frank and Harriet Winter, of 3, Rotherview Villas, Poundfield, Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.

WINTER

Frank W
Private 6336, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 12 September 1916. Aged 22. Enlisted Hastings, resident Jarvis Brook. Son of Frank and Harriett Winter, of 3, Rotherview Villas, Poundfield, Crowborough, Sussex. Formerly 2998, Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Lavente Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 21.

WRIGHTSON

Harry Turk
Lance Corporal 301540, 2nd/5th Battalion, London Regiment (Rifle Brigade), posted to London Regiment (Artists Rifles). Killed in action 24 March 1918. Enlisted London, resident Charlton. In the 1911 cnsus he is the brother of Nora Sainsbury Wrightson, aged 19, Draper's Apprentice, born St Leonards, Sussex, resident 41a Telferscot Road, Balham, London S.W. In the 1901 census he is living with his sister, Nora, aged 9, born St Leonards, Sussex, resident 1, Ladysmith Villa, Rotherfield, Crowborough. Buried in Cambrai East Military Cemetery, France. Plot VII. Row A. Grave 32.

1939-1945

Royal Navy

ALLEN

Thomas Percival
Telegraphist C/J 69915, H.M.S. Kelly, Royal Navy. Died in torpedo attack 9 May 1940. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 37, Column 1.

H.M.S. ‘Kelly’ was hit by a torpedo on the night of 9 May 1940, which hit a hole in her side right down to the keel. She finally arrived at a repair yard in Tyneside after 91 hours of towing.

HOILES

Percy Sidney Pilcher
Gunner (T), H.M.S. Glowworm, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship 8 April 1940. Aged 30. Son of Clarence Percy and Emma Isabella Hoiles; husband of Ella Hoiles, of Crowborough. Commemorated on Porstmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 37, Column 1.

On 8th April 1940, the destroyer H.M.S. ‘Glowworm’ took on the German Heavy Cruiser Admiral von Hipper and her escorts alone. She managed to score hits on the cruiser and rammed the cruiser in a last act of defiance before she sank.

MARTIN

Jack Hugh
Leading Seaman P/JX 163058, H.M.S. ‘Bluebell’, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship 17 February 1945. Aged 22. Son of Benjamin Hugh and Daisy Martin, of Crowborough, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Panel 88, column 3.

H.M.S. ‘Bluebell’ was sunk by U711 on 17th February, 1945.

OAKES

C
No further information currently.

Army

ADAMS

Leonard George
Private 14206970, The Queen’s Royal Regiment, 2/5th Battalion. Died 3 November 1943. Aged 21. Son of Leonard Turk and Eliza Harriet Adams, of St. John’s. Crowborough. Buried in Minturno War Cemetery, Italy. Plot IV, D 17.

ALABASTER

Denys Eric Murton
Lieutenant 85554, Royal Engineers. Died between 3 August 1942 and 07 August 1942. Aged 23. Son of Lt-Col. Eric Osborne Alabaster, Royal Engineers and Janet Muriel Alabaster, of Crowborough. Scholar of Fetter College, Edinburgh. Buried in Belgrade War Cemetery, Yugoslavia, coll. Grave 7, D8-10.

ALLEN

Charles Arthur
Lance Corporal 6397935, Devonshire Regiment, 1st Battalion. Died 13 June 1944. Aged 27. Son of Thomas Andrew Allen and Matilda Ruth Allen, of Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar, face 6.

AYLING

William Frank
Private 6292503, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), 9th Battalion. Died 04 July 1944. Aged 27. Son of William H. Ayling and Nancy Alying, of Crowborough; husband of Kathleen Hilda Ayling, of Crowborough. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, grave 2129.

BALDOCK

Reginald
Sapper 1879606, Royal Engineers, 552 Army Troops Coy. Died 17 April 1941. Aged 23. Son of Harold Thomas and Kate Baldock, of Whitehill, Crowborough. Buried in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt. Plot XII, A 24.

CAPLIN

Reginald Arthur
Major 211915, Royal Engineers. Died 31 August 1944. Aged 38. Son of Arthur and Ethel Caplin; husband of Madge Winifred Caplin, of Whitehill, Crowborough. Buried in Bayeux War Cemetery, France. Plot VIII, A 19.

CARSON

Oliver Mayhew
2nd Lieutenant 164470, Royal Norfolk Regiment, 4th Battalion. Died 14 February 1942. Aged 27. Son of Trevor Joseph Hamilton Carson and Constance Irene Carson, of Crowborough. B.A. (Cantab.). Buried in Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore, joint grave 12, A.19-20.

COOK

A
No further information currently.

CUSWORTH

Stanley
Trooper 5054953, Royal Tank Regiment, 3rd. Died 18 July 1944. Aged 31. Son of Walter and Henrietta Cusworth; husband of Pearl Cusworth, of Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Bayeux Memorial, France. Panel 8, column 3.

DADSWELL

David
Lance Corporal T/210869, Royal Army Service Corps, Royal Army Medical Corps, attd 181 Airlanding Field Amb. Died between 22 September 1944 and 23 September 1944. Aged 33. Son of William Alfred and Nellie Dadswell; husband of Doris E. Dadswell, of Crowborough. Buried in Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Holland. Plot 5, B20.

DENNIS

J A
Possibly John Alan. Sergeant 6406412, Royal Sussex Regiment, 13th Battalion. Died 06 September 1944. Aged 31. No known grave. Commemorated on Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar, face 14.

GURR

Ronald William
Private 6399675, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Cinque Ports Battalion. Died 28 May 1940. Aged 20. Son of William and Beatrice May Gurr, of Crowborough. Buried in Pradelles Churchyard, France, row C, grave 1

HAUGHTON

Frederick Charles
Private 6403284, Royal Sussex Regiment, &th Battalion. Died between 20 May 1940 and 09 June 1940. Aged 22. Son of Harry and Margaret Abigail Haughton, of Crowborough; husband of Joan Olive Haughton. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Plot 9, row E, grave 5.

HEASMAN

Frederick John
Gunner 14508023, Royal Artillery, 64 (The Queen’s Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regt. Died 28 October 1944. Aged 33. Son of William H. and Violet M. Heasman, of Jarvis Brook, Crowborough. Buried in Santerno Valley War Cemetery, Italy. Plot II, E 6.

HOATH

F J
Possibly Frederick John, Sergeant 6398554, Royal Engineers, 1st Parachute Sqn. Died 20 September 1944. Aged 27. Son of Samuel and Edith Mabel Hoath; husband of Julie Hoath, of Kilburn, Middlesex. Buried in Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Holland. Plot 2, B 13.

HOLLAMBY

F C
No further information currently.

JARRETT

A J
No further information currently.

JENNER

William Edward
Possibly Warrant Officer Class II (C.S.M.) 2206518, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion. Died 22 May 1940. Aged 35. Son of Albert Edward and Jessie Elizabeth Jenner, of Eastbourne, Sussex; husband of Agnes Fannie Jenner.

KNIGHT

Bernard
Private 14551785, The Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey), 1/5th Battalion. Died 14 June 1944. Aged 19. Son of Charles Knight, and Nellie Knight, of Crowborough. Buried in Hottot-Les-Bagues, France. Plot VIII, E 6.

LILLEY

K
No further information currently.

MARLOW

Arthur Herbert
Private 6400633, Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 6th Battalion. Died 01 August 1943. Aged 20. Foster-son of Albert and Rose Bailey, of Crowborough. Buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily. Plot II, K II.

MAYNARD

Claude
Gunner 1108826, Royal Artillery, 88 Field Regt. Died 01 June 1943. Aged 33. Son of Claude William and Mary Ann Maynard, of Crowborough. Buried in Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. Plot 7, G5.

NORRIS

J De La M
No further information currently.

RABSON

Henry James
Sapper 1903195, Royal Engineers, 656 Gen. Const. Coy. Died between 10 May 1940 and 04 June 1940. Aged 25. Son of Joseph Henry and Harriet Ann Rabson, of Crowborough. Buried in Kaaskerke Communal Cemetery, Belgium, grave 70.

RIDLEY

J A
No further information currently.

RIDLEY

Robert Edgar
Private 6399997, Royal Sussex Regiment, 5th Cinque Ports Battalion. Died 27 May 1940. Aged 24. Son of John and Louisa Ridley of Crowborough. Buried in Bertenacre Military Cemetery, Fletre, France. Plot 2, row F, grave 6.

SCOTT

K B
No further information currently.

STEVENS

Frederick A
Gunner 1714876, Royal Artillery, 194 Bty., 65 Lt A.A. Regt. Died 19 January 1942. Aged 31. Son of Arthur Frederick and Rose Stevens; husband of Nellie Stevens, of Crowborough. Commenorated at Alamein Memorial, Egypt, column 38.

STILLER

Gordon Albert
Sergeant 58786, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Died 25 August 1943. Aged 31. Son of Alfred and Alice Elizabeth Stiller, of Stone Cross, Crowborough. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. Plot 3, G 6.

SWEETMAN

F C
No further information currently.

TEAGUE

John Alfred
Corporal 6398768, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 07 June 1940. Aged 23. Son of Charles J. and Annie Teague of Crowborough. Buried in Neufchatel-En-Bray Communal Cemetery, France, Military plot, row 1, grave 13.

TURK

Eric
Private 7369238, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 23 September 1943. Aged 24. Son of Ethel Parker, of Steel Cross, Crowborough. Buried in Imphal War Cemetery, India. Plot 4, B13.

WATNEY

Colin Horsley
2nd Lieutenant 179832, 4th Bn, Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died 04 September 1942. Aged 21. Son of Gerald Norman and Sylvia Watney, of Crowborough. Buried in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt. Plot 21, A25.

WATNEY

Michael George
Lieutenant 174029, Royal Armoured Corps, 23rd Hussars, attd Royal Armoured Corps, 10th Royal Hussars. Died 29 March 1943. Aged 22. Son of Gerald Norman and Sylvia Watney, of Crowborough; husband of W.M. (Mollie) Watney. Buried in Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia. Plot VI, B3.

WICKENS

Donald Albert
Private 6096080, Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 6th Battalion. Died 13 August 1940. Aged 20. Son of Albert Edward and Emily Ellen Wickens, of Tunbridge Wells. Buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, row A, grave 5.

WICKENS

D W
Possibly Donald Wilfred, Private 6096588, Dorsetshire Regiment, 4th Battalion. Died 02 August 1944. Aged 28. Buried in Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery, France. Plot XII, B 9.

Royal Air Force

BURNELL-PHILLIPS

Peter Anthony
Flight Lieutenant 37848, 607 Squadron. Died 09 February 1941. Son of Anthony and Ida Burnell-Phillips. Buried in Dirleton Cemetery, East Lothian, section E, grave 998.Awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal.

CURRAN

Robert Hugh
Pilot Office (Obs.) 113935, 50 Squadron. Died 30 July 1942. Aged 27. Son of Robert and Gertrude Curran, of Crowborough. Buried in Braine-Le-Comte Communal Cemetery, Belgium, II, C7.

CHANTLER

Robert Edward
Pilot Officer (Pilot) 172981, 115 Squadron. Died 23 April 1944. Aged 22. Son of William and Mary Chantler, of Jarvis Brook, Crowborough. Buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany, joint grave 7, D. 1-2

DAY

H
No further information currently.

GROOMBRIDGE

James Gilbert
Leading Aircraftman 913137, 211 Squadron. Died 29 November 1943. Aged 37. Son of Jesse and Alberta Ida Groombridge; husband of Eveline Groombridge, of Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Singapore Memorial, Singapore, column 427.

HARDS

William Frederick Walter
Sergeant (W.Ops/Air Gnr.) 1332273, 214 Squadron. Died 13 May 1943. Buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany, 5 B.1.

MACKRILL

Ronald Franklin
Possibly Warrant Office (Pilot) 926041, 298 Squadron. Died 19 April 1945. Buried in Vang Churchyard, Denmark.

OBBARD

Joseph
Sergeant (Nav.) 1377693, 44th Squadron. Died 09 November 1942. Aged 22. Son of David and Hannah Obbard, of Withyham, Sussex. Hamburg Cemetery, Germany, 10A, J 4.

PAYNE

Trevor Herrington
F/Sgt Trevor Herrington Payne RAFVR was the son of James and Alice Herrington Payne, eldest brother of Trevor, Don, Pat, Dennis and Gordon. He was married to Sarah Ellen (Sally) of Gateshead, Co. Durham and they had a son, James who was born on 12th March 1941.

On 26th May 1943 he was promoted to temporary F/Sgt with effect from the 1st May 1943. With F/L Wilson as pilot, he acted as air gunner on 15th July 1943 on an op to bomb the electric power installations at Aquata Scrivia near Genoa, and on 24th July 1943 in Lancaster III EE197, acted as gunner on the bombing of the dock and harbour installations at Leghorn, (Livorno), Italy.

Flight Sergeant Payne was as serving Front Gunner on board Lancaster Mk.III JA898 coded KC-X when it left Coningsby at 23.59 on an op to bomb the Dortmund-Ems Canal near Ladbergen on September 15/16 1943. Eight aircraft escorted by 6 Mosquito’s took off to attack the Dortmund-Ems Canal their objective being to breach and therefore close the canal to traffic in an attempt to deprive the Germans of the considerable supplies that were transported by this route. Thick fog prevented accurate bombing and the flak was intense Lancaster III JA 898 was shot down by light flak whilst in the target area and crashed between Recke and Obersteinbeck, two small towns which border the Mittelland Canal It was one of five aircraft that failed to return from this mission. All of the crew perished in the crash.

ROBARTS

William James Parsons
Corporal 1283555. RAFVR. Died 10 September 1943. Aged 36. Son of William Atherton Robarts and Sarah Taylor Robarts; husband of Muriel May Robarts, of Crowborough. Buried in El Alia Cemetery, Algeria. Plot 12, D 15.

SAWYER

G
No further information currently.

SCHWIND

Gordon Louis
Sergeant (Obs). 581353, 59 Squadron. Died 26 May 1940. Aged 21. Son of Lionel and Florence Schwind, of Crowborough. Buried in Warneton (Waasten) Communal Cemetery, Belgium, Row A, joint grave 9.

SCHWIND

Lionel Harold
Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 37870, 213 Squadron. Died 27 September 1940. Aged 27. Son of Charles Lionel Schwind and Florence Schwind (nee Dayton); husband of Georgina Schwind (nee Trueman). Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, grave 1723.

STANCLIFFE

P
No further information currently.

STRADLING

Robert Anstice Maunsell
Pilot Officer 117804. Died 06 March 1944. Aged 45. Son of Stirling Alexander and Mary Frances Stradling (nee Maunsell); husband of Marguerite Eleanor Hamlyn Stradling (nee Whitty), of Crowborough. Buried in Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia. Plot 6, B7.

Merchant Navy

BRUNSDON

T G
No further information currently.

Canadian Army

BURTON

Hugh Norman
Private B/136987. Died 05 July 1944. Aged 27. Son of Mark and Martha Burton; husband of Doris Mary Burton, of Lindsay, Ontario, Canada. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 52, B8.

MCLELLAN

Eugene Wallace
Private A/116825. Died 05 July 1944. Aged 22. Son of A.D. McLellan and Flora Neal McLellan, of Harrow, Ontario, Canada. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 52, B7.

RALPH

Sidney Charles
Possibly Private B/41096. Died 05 July 1944. Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 52, C1.

SAIGEON

Phillip William
Private B/137999. Died on July 12,1944,. Aged 22. Son of Robert G. Saigeon and Elizabeth M. Saigeon, of Toronto, Canada. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 52, D3.

TAYLOR

Harry George
Private B/40679. Died 05 July 1944. Aged 24. Son of Harry George and Ida Taylor, of Toronto, Canada; husband of Agnes Taylor of Toronto. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 52, C5.

TURNER

William
Private B/41014. Died 05 July 1944. Aged 35. Son of Thomas and Margaret Turner, of Welland, Ontario, Canada. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 52, C2.

VOAKES

Vincent Joseph
Private A/117994. Died 05 July 1944. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 52, B10.

WELBANKS

Ross Sydney
Private B/40686. Died 05 July 1944. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetary, Surrey. Plot 52, B9.

WING

Robert Edward
Warrant Officer Class II (C.S.M.) B/40525. Died 05 July 1944. Aged 36. Son of Sydney and Minnie Wing; husband of Beatrice Wing of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Plot 52, C3.

U.S. Army Air Force

CARRIGAN

L
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DEPEW

A G
No further information currently

MCCLURE

Homer R
First Lieutenant O-668017, 555th Bomber Squadron, 386th Bomber Group, Medium , U.S. Army Air Forces. Died 26 January 1944. Entered the service from Oklahoma. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart. Buried in Cambridge American Cemetery, Madingley, Cambridge. Plot D Row 6 Grave 73.

MORRIS

Charles M
Staff Sergeant 15102501, 555th Bomber Squadron, 386th Bomber Group, Medium, U.S. Army Air Forces. Died 26 January 1944. Entered the service from Indiana. Awarded Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart. Buried in Buried in Cambridge American Cemetery, Madingley, Cambridge. Plot F Row 6 Grave 58.

PEARSON

Jeff L
First Lieutenant O-667544, 555th Bomber Squadron, 386th Bomber Group, Medium , U.S. Army Air Forces. Died 26 January 1944. Entered the service from Oklahoma. Awarded Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart. Buried in Cambridge American Cemetery, Madingley, Cambridge. Plot F Row 6 Grave 100.

STRAUSS

A V
No further information currently

Civilians

PERRY

William Thomas
Died 25 October 1940. Aged 63. Of The Hazard, Beacon Rd., Crowborough. Husband of Lilian Mary Perry. Died at The Hazard, Beacon Road. Buried in Tunbridge Wells, Municipal Borough.

PERRY

Lillian Mary
W.V.S. Died 26 October 1940. Aged 53. Of The Hazard, Crowborough, Sussex. Wife of William Thomas Perry. Injured 25 October 1940, at The Hazard; died at Kent and Sussex Hospital. Buried in Tunbridge Wells, Municipal Borough.

SHARP

Amelia Florence
Died 25 October 1940. Aged 50. Of The Hazard, Beacon Road, Crowborough. Died at The Hazard, Beacon Road. Buried in Uckfield Rural District.

WELFARE

Harry (Henry) Thomas
Special Constable. Died 08 November 1940. Aged 62. Of 1, New Cottages, Boarshead, Rotherfield. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Welfare, of Laurel Tree Farm, Boarshead. Died at Boarshead. Buried in Uckfield Rural District.

TULLOCH

Kathleen
W.V.S. Died 22 July 1944. Aged 55. Daughter of Hugh and Rosalinda St. Clair Tulloch, of Umtali, Southern Rhodesia, South Africa. Died at Twitten Cottage, Crowborough. Buried in Uckfield Rural District.

Additional later entry

MARTIN

Jack Hugh
Leading Seaman, R.N., P/JX163058. HMS Bluebell. Died 17 February 1945. Aged 22. Son of Benjamin Hugh and Daisy Martin of Crowborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Panel 88, column 3.HMS Bluebell was torpedoed by U711 on 17 February 1945 escorting Arctic convoy RA 64 near Kola Inlet.

Also buried in Crowborough but not listed on the War Memorial

1914-1918

ALLCORN

John Henry Thomas
Lance Corporal 653290, London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles), 21st Battalion. Died 9 May 1918. Aged 24. Son of Mr F. G. Allcorn, of The Bungalow, Blackness, Crowborough. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, A 28.

BIGGS

W G
Lance Corporal 6740, Royal Ordnance Corp, Depot. Died 18 March 1915. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, A 262.

DE MORNEY

Francis Randolph
Canadian. Sapper 505549, Canadian Engineers, Training Depot. Died 25 January 1917. Aged 27. Served as DOWNEY. Son of Edward and Louise De Morney, of 4468, Humboldt Avenue, Detroit, Michagan, USA. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, D 635.

DOWNEY

D T
Sapper 505549, ALIAS. See De Morney – the true family name.

EDWARDS

Arthur Edgar
Canadian. Private 1075231, Canadian Pioneers, Training Depot. Died 08 December 1916. Son of Edgar and Eliza Edwards, of Enfield, England; husband of Mrs S. Edwards, of 12029, 93rd Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, E 1306.

JENNER

H
Private 1426, Royal Sussex Regiment, 3rd Battalion. Died 02 November 1918. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, A 26.

KAY

W
Sapper 625267, Royal Engineers. Died 08 October 1920. Buried in Crowborough Burial ground, E 1422.

MASON

C W E
Sergeant 535, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died 03 July 1916. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, A.346.

PARKER

J
Private G/20553, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), Labour Corp, (transferred to 57273). Died 05 March 1920. Aged 44. Husband of Maria Parker. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, A 677.

PITTS

Ernest
Signaller 2309772, Royal Corps of Signal. Died 28 August 1921. Aged 20. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, E1444.

WATSON

R L
Canadian. Sapper 916257, Canadian Engineers. Died 11 June 1917. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, E 1308.

1939-1945

JENNINGS

Albert
Telegraphist P/JX610823, HMS Victory, Royal Navy. Died between 09 May 1946 and 10 May 1946. Aged 20. Son of Albert E. Jennings and Rose E. Jennings, of Crowborough. Buried in Crowborough Burial ground, grave 2313.

MEIN

Edwards Alexander
Private 7398451, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 20 March 1947. Aged 44. Son of William and Margaret Mary Mein; husband of Ethel Hannah Mein, of Crowborough. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, grave 1007.

WARD

Edward Arthur Cope
Captain 126414, Hampshire Regiment, 7th Battalion. Died 02 October 1944. Aged 36. Son of Arthur John and Mabele Jennifer Ward; husband of Patricia Mary Ward, of Chelsea, London. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, grave 2139.

YUILLE

George Herbert
Indian. Captain EC/12123, Bihar Regiment. Died 30 March 1946. Aged 37. Son of Herbert Buchanan Yuille and Margaret Mabel Yuille, of Crowborough; husband of Rosalinda Yuille. Buried in Crowborough Burial Ground, grave 2297.

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