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DURRINGTON
WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2007

Durrington is an area now swallowed up by Worthing, now part of West Worthing. The memorial can be found within St. Symphorium Parish Church. There are 14 surnames and christian names on a brass tablet. Seven of the names are included on the main Worthing memorial in Chapel Road and seven not.

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2007

1914-18

BENNETT

Ormond

Sergeant G.16388 13th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Boulogne 5 May 1918. Aged 32 Son of Harry & Augusta Bennett of Gordon House, Pond Lane, Durrington. Resident of East Preston. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Included on East Preston Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

BOWERS

John Merritt

Bombardier 39177, 14th Brigade H. Q., Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Loos 13 October 1915. Aged 30. Son of John Samuel & Ansley Bowers of Durrington. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Newhaven. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial.

DOUGLAS

Cedric [Christian]

Gunner 900426. 70th Battery, 34th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (T.F.). Died of wounds 18 September 1918. Aged 29 .Son of Edwin & Christina Maria Douglas of Fox Down, Findon. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Varennes Military Cemetery.

GOODWIN

William

No further information currently available

HUBBARD

Arthur

Gunner 150280, 148th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action. 19 April 1918. Enlisted in Hilsea, near Portsmouth Hants. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

KNIGHT

Lewis (Louis) [James]

Private G/1285, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 34. Husband of Mrs Winifred Frances Knight of 3, The Terrace, Durrington. Born in Findon and enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial.

KNIGHT

Stanley [Albert]

Private G/2767, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 14 January 1916. Aged 19. Born Tarring, enlisted Worthing. Son of Mrs. Harriet Standing, of 2, South View, Durrington, Worthing. Buried in Meaultie Military Cemetery.

STENNING

Stephen

Corporal G/40336, 16th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action near Arras 31 May 1917. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Stenning of Durrington. Husband of Mrs H L Stenning of 14, The High Street, Tarring. Born in Loxwood and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial.

SYMONS, DFC

[Thomas] Stewart

Captain, The Royal Sussex Regiment attached to the Royal Air Force. Killed in action 29 September 1918. Aged 26. Son of Alfred and Helen Symons of West Tarring. West Tarring, Durrington and East Grinstead War Memorials. Buried in Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery Villers Plouich. See also Worthing Memorial.

TULLEY

Simeon

Private 36711, 3rd. Reserve, Regiment of Cavalry attached to 15th Hussars .Died at home 4 February 1915. Aged 23. Son of Simeon & Mary Elizabeth Tuley of Coate Farm, Durrington. Born in Caterham, Surrey and enlisted in Southampton. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

WEBB

Leslie [Allen George Cameron]

Private G. 1617 8th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Pioneer Battalion, 18th Division. Killed in action near Bazentin le Petit 13 July 1916. Aged 30 Son of Allan & Frances Webb of ‘Thornberry’ Durrington. Born in Bosham and enlisted in Worthing. Worthing and Durrington Parish Church War Memorials No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

WEBB

Richard [Lloyd]

Private SD/3484, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 33. Son of Allan & Frances Webb of ‘Thornberry’ Durrington. Born in Bosham and enlisted in Worthing. Brother of Leslie Webb Worthing and Durrington Parish Church War Memorials No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

WINGFIELD

John

Private SD/1742, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 24 May 1918. Aged 29. Son of Edmund William & Jane Wingfield of Brickfields Cottages, Durrington. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Worthing and Durrington Parish Church War Memorials Buried in Mailly Wood Cemetery

WINGFIELD

Mark

Private TF/200793, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in an air raid 17 November 1917. Aged 22. Son of Edmund William & Jane Wingfield of 2, Brickfield Cottages, Durrington. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Worthing and Durrington Parish Church War Memorials. Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Last updated 15 May, 2008

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