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DALLINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2006

Dallington is a small village on the B2096 between Heathfield and Battle. The memorial is in the form of a two-stepped base upon which is mounted a plinth and obelisk with the inscription on the plinth, a stone cross is on one side of the base of the obelisk. There are 8 names for World War 1 and 5 for World War 2, including two civilian casualties.

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2005

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE DALLINGTON
MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

BUDGEN

Thomas

Private G/24554, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 28 September 1916. Aged 31. Formerly G.9595 Royal Sussex. Son of Isaac & Mary Jane Budgen of Park Cottages, Dallington. Buried in London Cemetery & Extension, Longueval

BISHOP

Alexander

Private G/3380, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 25. Son of Thomas & Hannah Bishop of Comber's Farm, Dallington. Born in Ticehurst and enlisted in Battle. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BISHOP

George Henry

Private TF/202730, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in action 2 August 1917. Aged 27. Son of Thomas & Hannah Bishop of Combers Farm Dallington Born in Ticehurst and enlisted in Hastings. Resident of Hurst Green. Hurst Green War Memorial Buried in White House Cemetery, Belgium

FUNNELL

Douglas

Lance Sergeant G/406, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 25 November 1917. Aged 25. Son of Rhoda Funnell of Dallington. Born and enlisted in Dallington Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial

LOWE

Douglas

Battery Sergeant Major 15489, 45th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 11 May 1915. Aged 35 Born in Battle and enlisted in Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Marjorie Lowe of "Medwyn" Largo Road, St.Andrews, Fife, Scotland Buried in R.I.R.Graveyard, Laventie.

PUXTY

Jack

Private G/13338, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 28 September 1916. Aged 23. Son of William & Mary Anne Puxty of Sunny Bank Dallington. Born in Ticehurst and enlisted in Gravesend, Kent. Resident of Denton, Gravesend Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

STARLING

Frederick Charles

Private G/4049, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7 July 1916. Aged 31. Born in Chingford Essex and enlisted in Hastings. Local footballer, Cricketer, Bell ringer and Chorister. Husband of Mrs F C Starling of Dallington. Left two children Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No.2

STONESTREET

Stanley George

Private G/1418, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L'Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 23. Son of Richard & Sarah Stonestreet of Dallington. Born in Dallington and enlisted in Eastbourne. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

ALSO OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL
IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 -1945

KINSMAN

Howard

Private 2/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action in Italy 24 June 1944. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Roy Kinsman. Husband of Marjorie Ivy Kinsman of Four Marks, Hampshire. Buried in Bolsena War Cemetery, Italy.

SMITH

Ada

Civilian Prinkle Cottage, Prinkle Lane, Dallington. Killed in an air raid 7 July 1944. Aged 55 Wife of Alfred Douglas Smith of Prinkle Cottage. Dallington. Buried in Battle Rural District Cemetery

TUTTON

Michael William Leonard

Captain (General List) attached to East African Forces, Eritrea. Killed in action near Keren 12 November 1941. Aged 28. Son of Alfred Edwin Howard & Margaret Ethel Tutton, Yelverton, Devon. B.A.(Oxon) Scholar of Exeter College. District Officer, Admin.Service (Tanganyika) Buried in Asmara war Cemetery. Eritrea

TRISTRAM

Christopher Guy

Civilian. Son of Major & Mrs G H Tristram of Cox's Hill, Dallington. Lost at sea when the SS "Vaalaren" a Swedish Motor Vessel was torpedoed by U-229 of the South Coast of Greenland, 5 April 1943.

The 38 crew and passengers were all drowned Christopher was 17. U 229 (Oblt. Robert Schetelig) didn't survive for long. She was attacked by gunfire, depth charges and ramming by the Destroyer HMS "Keppel" in roughly the same position S.E.of Cape Farewell on the 22 September 1943. There were no survivors. SS "Vaaleren" Memorial

YOUNG

Robert

No further information currently available

R.I.P.

Last updated 4 July, 2010

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