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EASTBOURNE WAR MEMORIAL
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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2009

AKEHURST

James Stephen

Private SD.4824 12th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Rue De Bois 30 June 1916 Aged 20 Son of Stephen & Esther Akehurst of 3, Roselands Terrace, Eastbourne. Born in Heathfield & enlisted in Eastbourne. CH. SAN Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

AKEHURST

Sydney Ware

Sergeant SD 388 11th, Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds 10 July 1916 Aged 33 Born (Christchurch) & enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of 45, Firle Road, Eastbourne. Carpenter CH. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

ALDRED

Harry George

Private TF.320445 16th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 74th Division. Died of wounds 7 November 1917. Aged 21 Son of Mrs R.Aldred of 53, Grays Road, Eastbourne. Born in Meads, Easbourne and enlisted in Brighton. Employed as a confectioner in Eastbourne. SM Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine.

ALDRIDGE

John Frederick

Private SD.2391 12th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action 30 March 1916. Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs W. Aldridge of 95, Dennis Road, Eastbourne Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hastings. CH Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

ALDRIDGE

Edward John

Rifleman 552149 2/16th Battalion The London Regiment (The Queens Westminster Rifles) 60th London Division E.E.F. Killed in action in Palestine 27 December 1917. Enlisted in Westminster. Resident of 5, Junction Road Eastbourne Prudential Insurance Agent. AS Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Palestine (Israel)

ALDRIDGE

Leonard George

Private 40078 8th Battalion The Bedfordshire Regiment 6th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 23 April 1917. Age 27 Born in North Hardwick Lodge, Wellingborough, Northants and enlisted in Northampton. Resident of Wellingborough. Included on Wellingborough War Memorial. Eastbourne Town Hall Memorial (Name crossed out in Memorial Book) Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

ALLEN

William J

Unidentified Town Hall Memorial 19 Hyde Gardens (MB) B Eastbourne 1887 Grocers Porter

ALLCHORN, MM

Edward Walter

[Listed on 1901 Census as Ernest] Second Lieutenant. 1/4th Battalion The East Yorkshire Regiment 50th Division. Formerly Sergeant SD 24 11th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment Died of wounds 5 November 1917. Aged 24 Son of Mr Edwin Walter & Martha Allchorn of 4, Hoad Road, Eastbourne. (Boatman/Fisherman. Employed as an upholsterer in Eastbourne CH HT. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

ALLCHORN

George

No match. Nothing with CWGC SDGW or Medal Rolls. St.Andrews Norway Memorial Town Hall Memorial

ALLCOCK

John William

Sapper 532648 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 20 March 1917 Age 27 Son of Mr & Mrs Frederick William Allcock of 1, Beachy Avenue, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Adelaide Clara Allcock. Came home from Australia to enlist in Eastbourne Employed as a Plasterer. CH RE Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

AMBROSE

Donald

Second Lieutenant “D”Company 1/23rd, Battalion The London Regiment 47th London Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 21 March 1918. Aged 21 Son of Jethro & Charlotte Ambrose of “Plym” Station Road, Loughton. Essex. Resident of 76, Royal Parade, Eastbourne (MB). Enlisted in December 1915. CH. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

ANCOCK

Charles Edward

[Listed on war memorial as AUCOCK] Gunner 153303 252 Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Killed in action 14 March 1918 Aged 35 Husband of Edith Clara Ancock of Nottingham Road, Leyton. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hackney. Employed as a compositor. Buried in The Huts Cemetery, Belgium

AMOS

Charles

Corporal M1/07803 90th Motor Transport Company Royal Army Service Corps Died 23 December 1915. Aged 47 Son of Charles & Eliza Amos of Reading, Berks. Husband of Mrs Alice Amos of 334, Seaside, Eastbourne. Born in Stepney and enlisted in London. CH. Buried in Meteren Military Cemetery

ANDREW

Alfred William

Private TF.205143 The Tank Corps. “D” Company. (D6 Lt.Legge) Wounded during the first Tank Action at Flers 15 September 1916. and died the following day Born in Barnes, Surrey and enlisted in Tonbridge, Kent. Formerly Machine Gun Corps. Resident of 74, Ashford Road, Eastbourne. AS Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

ANDREWS

Sydney Philip

Ordinary Seaman SS/6803 Royal Navy HMS “Malaya” 5th Battle Squadron. Grand Fleet Killed in action at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Age 18 Son of Philip & Florence Andrews of 60, Fairlight Road, Eastbourne. Roundsman in Eastbourne. SA Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

ANDREWS

William Samuel

Private G.11204 (Depot) Battalion The Royal West Kent Regiment. Home units. Died of wounds 13 August 1916 Aged 29 Son of William & Elizabeth Andrews. Born in Norwich and enlisted in St. Pauls Churchyard. Resident of Tunbridge Wells. CH. HT Buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Kent

ARMENER

Frank William

Private G.69035 1st Battalion The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Killed in action 21 September 1918. Aged 17 Son of Albert & Charlotte Armener of Hampden Park Eastbourne.Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Brighton HP. Buried in Villers Hill British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain

ARNOLD

Cecil

Private M/39356 RASC 34 Div MT Coy Died in Cologne, Germany 22 February 1919 Age 31 Husband of Mrs Edith Arnold of 69, Pevensey Road, Eastbourne. Born in Rotherfield. Son of Mr & Mrs Arnold of Rotherfield Formerly RAMC. Buried in Cologne (S) Cemetery

ARNOLD

Hugh

Lieutenant 8th Battalion The Northumberland Fusiliers 11th Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 11 August 1915. Aged 42 Son of Charles Thomas & Annie Jane Arnold of Horsham Husband of Mary Lesley Arnold 85, Bedford Gardens, Kensington.Born in Great Barrow, Cheshire. Artist and Author. Enlisted August 1914. Not included on the main memorial St. Peters redundant church (SS) only Commemorated on The Helles Memorial

ARNOLD

James ?

Unidentified Town Hall 1.Poplar Road (MB) See CWGC Rifleman 393558 John Arnold ?? 1/9th Londons Killed in action 14 April 1917 at Arras Aged 36 Born Eastbourne. Commemorated on Arras Memorial

ARUNDEL

James Edward

Private G.16616 9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Arras 13 April 1917. Aged 28 Son of Edwin & Mary Arundel of 174, Ashford Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Brighton Clerk AS. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

ARUNDEL

John William

Corporal 12532 5th Battalion The Wiltshire Regiment 13th Division. Killed in action on Gallipoli 10 August 1915 Aged 31 Son of Edwin & Mary Arundel of 174 Ashford Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Uxbridge. Outfitters assistant AS Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli.

ATKINSON

Arnold Francis Crossley

Lieutenant Royal Engineers. 75th Tunnelling Company. Sappers & Miners, Indian State Forces. Att. Killed in an accident in India 22 January 1919 Age 21 Resident of Blackwater House, The College, Eastbourne Born in Bradford. Served in France 1917/18. St.Peters (SS) Educated at Eton (1915) and the Woolwich R.M.A. Buried in Tank Cemetery. Commemorated on The Delhi Memorial (India Gate)

ATTRIDGE

Leonard

Private G.7132 2nd Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Wounded at Richebourg and died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen. 15 May 1916 Aged 23 Son of Martha Attridge of Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. CH. Buried in St.Sever Cemetery, Rouen

AUCKETT

John

Private L.10005 1st Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment Invalided home with malaria contacted in Mesopotamia and died of influenza in a London hospital 9 March 1919 Aged 24 Son of John & Harriett Aukett of 177, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Former local bakers roundsman. SAN Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

AUCKETT

Joseph Frederick

Private G.5378 7th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs Arnold of 28, East Street, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

AUSTIN

Donald Albert

Unidentified Town Hall & SAN

AVARD

Harry

Sapper 532735 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples. 1 June 1918. Aged 31 Son of Mr & Mrs Avard of 6, Upwich Cottages, Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Ellen Avard of 10, Hydney Street, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne SM HP. RE Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

AVARD

William

Private 44974 2nd Battalion The Lincolnshire Regiment Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Killed in action 11 April 1918. Aged 34 Son of Mr & Mrs Avard of Eastbourne. Resident of 10 Hydney Street, Eastbourne. Bricklayer. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Ashburnham Memorial. SAN SM Buried in Wytschaete Military Cemetery, Belgium

AVERY

Harry Arthur

Corporal 15797 Army Pay Corps Army Pay Office (Hounslow) Died of influenza home 12 February 1919. Aged 30 Resident of 57, Willoughby Road, Eastbourne. Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

AVIS

Frederick

Able Seaman 223527 Royal Navy H.M.Torpedo Boat 96. Lost when the Torpedo boat was lost in a collision off Gibraltar January 19 November 1915. Aged 28 Regular who enlisted in 1902 Son of Robert & Harriett Avis of 52 Firle Road, Eastbourne. CH Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial,

AVERY

Morgan McClennan

Private G.22556 6th Battalion The Royal West Surrey Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 9 April 1917. Aged 33 Son of Morgan & Anne Avery of Guildford, Surrey Born and enlisted in Guildford. Resident of 39, Motcombe Road, Eastbourne (MB) Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

Last update 28 September, 2009

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