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EAST DEAN EAST SUSSEX WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Janet Graves; Researched Martin Edwards 2004

East Dean is a picturesque village situated in a valley of the South Downs about 4 miles from Eastbourne. There is the village memorial standing on the green and another in the Parish Church of St Simon and St Jude, both contain the same names.

Photographs Copyright © Janet Graves 2004

Parish Church of St Simon and St Jude memorial:

IN HONOURED
MEMORY OF THOSE
FROM THIS PARISH
WHO MADE THE SUPREME
SACRIFICE IN THE WARS
1914 – 1918 & 1939 – 1945

Village memorial:

TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
A PERPETUAL REMINDER OF
THOSE FROM EAST DEAN AND
FRISTON WHO DIED THAT RIGHT
SHOULD TRIUMPH OVER MIGHT
ERECTED 1920

1914 – 1918

GAY

Charles William

Killed in action at Gandiempre, France 21st April 1918. Age 26. Second son of John and Louisa Gay; husband of M. A. Gay. Buried in Gandiempre Military Cemetery.

HILLS

Claud

No further information currently

PENGELLY

James

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HALL

Robert

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MAYNARD

Alexander Thomas

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WALKER

William

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1939-1945

BROWN

William

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CALDWELL

Robert Charles

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CHEAL

Geoffrey Laurence

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1159114 AIRCRAFTMAN 2ND CLASS
G. L. CHEAL
ROYAL AIR FORCE
15 NOVEMBER 1945 AGE 23

CONGREVE

Elizabeth Lucy

No further information currently

HOUSTOUN-BOSWALL

George Cleeton

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JOWETT

Henry Arthur

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MELLING

Herbert George

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NORKETT

Alfred William James

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SAVAGE

Michael

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SCOTT

Robert Brian

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WAY

Richard Carrington

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Buried in the churchyard but not on the memorial

BOWYER

Frederick Hugh





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IN
CONSTANT LOVING MEMORY
OF
SQUADRON LEADER
FREDERICK HUGH BOWYER
1898 - 1982

KINLEY

W E

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W. E. KINLEY
SEAMEN RNPS LT/JX 174488
H.M.S. OCEAN SUNLIGHT
13 JUNE 1940 AGE 19

THOMPSON

L E

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FLIGHT LIEUTENANT
L. E. THOMPSON
AIR BOMBER
ROYAL AIRFORCE
5 OCTOBER 1943 AGE 34

TSHABANA

Willie Elijah

No further information currently

9555 PRIVATE
WILLIE ELIJAH TSHABANA
S.A. NATIVE LABOUR CORPS
21 FEBRUARY 1917

OTHER

A N

No further information currently

A SAILOR
OF THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
MERCHANT NAVY
BURIED 25 MAY 1943
KNOWN UNTO GOD

OTHER

A N

No further information currently

A SAILOR
OF THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
MERCHANT NAVY
BURIED 9 SEPTEMBER 1941
KNOWN UNTO GOD

22 May 2004

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