Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion


EASTBOURNE WAR MEMORIAL
SURNAMES B

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

BABER

Alfred Alexander

Lance Corporal 532725 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 1 August 1917. Aged 25 Son of Alfred & Jane Baber 36, Whitley Road Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Florence Baber of 66, Sydney Road, Eastbourne Born & enlisted in Eastbourne CH RE Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

BAILEY

Albert

Gunner 131523 Royal Field Artillery 23rd Divisional Amunition Column Died of wounds suffered in the Ypres Salient 9 July 1917 Resident of 5, Wannock Road, Eastbourne. Born Sidcup & enlisted in Eastbourne. Window cleaner CH.& SS Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

BAILEY

Arthur

Private S.1025 2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Givenchy 16 February 1915. Reservist Born in Tunbridge Wells & enlisted in Eastbourne. Eastbourne resident Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

BAILEY

Charles

Unidentified Town Hall 26 Leslie Street, (MB) Possibly Pte. 13th Royal Sussex Killed in action 30 January 1917 see CWGC data base

BAILEY

Reginald Jasper

Able Seaman Sussex/3/309 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S “Seagull” Torpedo boat (converted to a minesweeper.) Sunk in collision with a Merchantman in the Firth of Clyde 30 September 1918. Aged 22 Butcher Son of Mr & Mrs C.Bailey of 1, Sussex Mews, Wish Road, Eastbourne. SS. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea

BAKER

Edgar

Lance Corporal 303407 1/5th Battalion The London Regiment 56th Division Killed in action during the German Spring Offensive 28 March 1918. Aged 32 Son of Harry & Mary Elizabeth Baker of 2, Mill Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Anne Mabel Isobel Baker of 4, Hartfield Square, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne, SM Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

BAKER

William James

Private 33476 12th Battalion The East Surrey Regiment Died of septacaemia in base hospital at Etaples after the war 15 January 1919. Age 38 Son of Isaac & Eliza Baker. Husband of Mrs E.E.Baker of 1, Beltring Road, Eastbourne. Born in Ore and enlisted in Chichester. Hotel Manager. CH Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

BAKER

William Thomas

Gunner 86448 Royal Garrison Artillery. 51st Siege Battery Killed in action near Montauban 30 September 1916 Resident of 60, Dennis Road, Eastbourne. Born in Mayfield and enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban,

BAKER

William Wallace

Gunner/Driver 291st Brigade The Royal Field Artillery Resident of 72 Pevensey Road, Eastbourne Killed in an air raid 11 September 1917. Aged 31 Blacksmith HT. Details from Memorial Book. No record with CW Graves or SDGW. Burial location unknown.

BALDWIN

Edwin

Private SD. 1252 12th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Died of wounds at home 3 November 1916 Age 21 Son of David & Emily Baldwin of Rodmill Lime Works, Willingdon Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a painter. Included on Willingdon Parish Church War Memorial Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BALDWIN

Thomas

Private G.7747 12th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division ‘A’ Company Died at home 17 July 1916 Aged 31 Son of David & Emily Baldwin of Rodmill Lime Works, Willingdon Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne Not included in SDGW Part 40 or Eastbourne and Willingdon Memorials. Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery (In the same grave as his brother Edwin)

BALDWIN

William

Private 1981 16th Battalion The Australian Infantry 4th Australian Division. Killed in action on the Somme 6 August 1916. Aged 23 Son of David & Emily Baldwin of Rodmill Lime Works, Willingdon Road, Eastbourne. Emigrated to Australia in 1912. Employee of Western Australian Railways. Enlisted in Kalgoorlie W.A. Included on Willingdon Parish Church War Memorial. Brother of Edwin Baldwin. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery Number 2

BALE

Thomas

Private 43540 11th Battalion The Manchester Regiment 11th Division Killed in action near Polygon Wood 5 October 1917. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Formerly Royal Sussex. Resident of Seaford. CH TWFS Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

BAND

Ronald Carpenter

Private 44659 2nd Battalion The South Wales Borderers 29th Division Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 9 October 1917. Aged 18 Son of Henry & Mary Louisa Band of 27, Ocklynge Road, Eastbourne. Born in Willesden and enlisted in St.Leonards. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Employed as a clerk at Caffyns Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

BANKS

Herman John Victor

Corporal 2009 2nd Battalion The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1st Division Killed in action 11 May 1916. Aged 33 Son of Mr & Mrs John Caleb Banks of 73, Freshfield Road, Brighton. Husband of Florence Annie Banks of 9. Avondale Road, Eastbourne. Born in Dartford. AS Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

BARBER

George

Private G.68650 11th Battalion The Royal West Surrey Regiment 41st Division. Died of wounds 1 October 1918. Aged 19 Son of George & Beatrice Barber of 18, Winter Road, Eastbourne. Born in Chelmsford and enlisted in Eastborne Not included on the main memorial. Christchurch Parish Church only. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium

BARBER

William

Quartermaster Sergeant/Farrier/Carriage Smith 33 Royal Field Artillery Died Jullundur, India 11 July 1915. Aged 42 Son of Charles & Anne Barber of Avenue House, The Avenue, Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Barber (remarried) later of Welwyn Garden City, Herts. Born in Willingdon and enlisted in Eastbourne Commemorated on The Kirkee 1914/1 War Memorial

BARHAM

David

Sergeant SD.2 11th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action at Beaucourt on the Somme 3 September 1916. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs Emma Louisa Barham of 50, Cobbold Road, Leytonstone, Essex. Born Poplar, East London and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in the town as a clerk with Chapman & Sons. Veteran of the South African War. TWFS Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BARNARD, DCM

Frederick

Company Sergeant Major L.10145 9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Arras 13 April 1917 Aged 23 Son of David & Eliza Barnard of 17, Beltring Road, Eastbourne. Born Eastbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Regular from the 2nd Battalion. CH. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

BARNARD

Mark

Rifleman 3253 1st Battalion The Rifle Brigade. 4th Division Killed in action 13 May 1915. Aged 24 Son of David & Eliza Barnard of 17, Beltring Road, Eastbourne Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Brighton. CH Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

BARNARD

Tom

Private SD41 11th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action at Becourt on the Somme 3 September 1916 Age 18 Son of James & Mary Barnard of Halfway House, East Dean Road Eastbourne.Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Not included on any local Memorials or Memorial Book. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BARNARD

William Henry

Private G.5882 2nd Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Died of wounds in Bethune 16 May 1916 Aged 31 Son of Samuel & Mary Barnard of 29, Channel View Eastbourne. Local Policeman. Reservist Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. SAN Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

BARNETT

Harry Evelyn

[Listed on CWGC as Elvin] Private M2/012243 Royal Army Service Corps Died in India 3 January 1918 Born in Surbiton, Surrey and enlisted in London. Resident of 33, Milton Road Eastbourne Buried in Poonamallee Cemetery. Commemorated on The Madras 1914/18 War Memorial, Chennai

BARRETT

Henry Charles

Rifleman 373911 8th Battalion The London Regiment (The Post Office Rifles) 47th London Division Killed in action near Ypres 28 February 1917. Aged 27 Son of Charles & Elizabeth Barrett of Hoxton Husband of Mrs Amelia Barrett of 16, Stanley Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in London. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium

BARROW

John (Tom) ?

Private G.3283 13th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916 Age 26 Son of Christina Barrow of Tabley Brook, Over Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire. Born in Manchester & enlisted in Eastbourne. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BARTLETT, DCM

James

Company Sergeant Major G.3841 17th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 59th Division Died of influenza at home in Military Hospital 26 October 1918 Aged 21 Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Educated at St. Josephs Roman Catholic School. Employed as a carpenter in Eastbourne. Resident of 19, Alma Road, Eastbourne. CH Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BASS

John

Trooper 5195 18th Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars Cavalry Division 7 years service. Killed in action 13 May 1915 Aged 30 Resident of 27, Upperton Road, Eastbourne. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

BAULCOMB

Charles Henry

Private 61029 7th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action at Arras 23 April 1917. Aged 32 Son of Charles & Martha Baulcomb of 1, Norman Cottages, Wartling Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Ethel Ellen Baulcomb of 20, Bradford Street, Old Town, Eastbourne Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Porter Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Chichester Buried in Orchard Dump Cemetery Artleux En Gohelle

BAULCOMB

Frank Stuart

Private G.31047 1st Battalion The Royal West Kent Regiment 5th Division. Killed in action 28 June 1918. Aged 23 Born in Eastbourne.Resident of 1, Wartling Road, Seaside, Eastbourne. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Brewery employee. SAN Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial

BAULCOMB

John George Spendlove

Private G. 18288 6th Battalion The Royal West Kent Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Aged 28 Son of Mr & Mrs J.W.Baulcomb of 221, Seaside, Eastbourne. Husband of Eleanor Baulcomb (remarried) later of 20, Ringwood Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. CH.TWFS and SP Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

BAULCOMB

William Frederick

Driver 532173 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers Killed in action . in Belgium 16 September 1917 Aged 22 Son of Thomas Joshua and Harriett Sophia Baulcomb of 16, Oakhurst Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. SM. Not included on the main memorial. St.Mary’s Parish Church only Buried in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Belgium.

BAYLEY

Albert

[Also spelt BAILEY] Gunner 131523 Royal Field Artillery 23rd Divisional Ammunition Column Died of wounds near Ypres 9 July 1917. Aged 28 Resident of 5, Wannock Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium

BEALL, MM

Thomas Henman

Private G.648 7th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Division Killed in action during the German Spring Offensive 27 March 1918. Aged 31 Son of William & Hannah Beall of 46, Beltring Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in the Town as a vanman. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

BEAMAN

Edgar Robert Hulme

Captain Royal Air Force Mentioned in Dispatches in Feb 1917. Killed in a flying accident in the United Kingdom. 17 December 1918. Aged 26 Son of Surgeon General & Mrs A H Beaman. Husband of Mrs Dorothy Beaman of 45, Vicarage Road, Eastbourne. Born in Bedford. Educated at Eastbourne College. Eastbourne College Memoral Buried in Market Drayton Cemetery, Shropshire

BENTON

Leonard

Private SD.1938 12th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action at the Boars Head 30 June 1916. Aged 23 Son of William Benton (Engine driver) and Mary Benton of 24, Melbourne Roas, Eastbourne. Born All Souls Eastbourne and enlisted in Eastbourne (SDGW) CWG Beaton) Not listed on Town Hall Memorial. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner

BECK

Arthur

Guardsman 13356 The Coldstream Guards Died of spinal meningitis in military hospital at Caterham 7 February 1915. Aged 20 Son of John William & Alice Beck of 119 Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Born in Turners Hill and enlisted in Horsham. Motor Mechanic. Included on Turners Hill Parish Church War Memorial. CH SAN Buried in St. Leonards Churchyard, Turners Hill

BEECHAM

Arthur Robert

Sergeant RMA/5645 Royal Marine Artillery HMS’ Good Hope” Lost with the Armoured cruiser at the Battle of Coronel Island 1 November 1914. Aged 37 Son of Arthur Robert & Ellen Beecham of Sarisbury Green, Southampton. Husband of Mrs Ethel Sarah Beecham of the same address. Formerly of 18, Bellmore Road, Eastbourne (MB) Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

BELLMAN

Weedon Douglas

Private 1839 1/21st Battalion The London Regiment (The Surrey Rifles) Wounded at La Basse of the 23 May 1915. and died of his wounds at home 14 June 1915. Aged 19 Son of H.D. & Mrs Janet Bellman of 59, Whitley Road, Eastbourne. Born in London SP Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery.

BENNETT

Arthur Ernest

Private SD.2252 12th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action at Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 24 Son of Charles and Martha Bennett of 99, Bradford Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne SM & EU Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BENNETT

Charles William

Private 429339 The Labour Corps (677 Agricultural Company) Formerly with the 11th Battalion The Norfolk Regiment. Died at home of influenza 7 November 1918. Aged 33 Husband of Elza Kate Bennett (remarried) later of 3, Rodmill Road, Eastbourne, Resident of 72, Melbourne Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Dairyman for Mastertons. CH Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BENTON

Ronald MacKenzie

Second Lieutenant 53rd Sikhs (Frontier Force) 28th Indian Infantry Brigade 7th Meerut Division Indian Army Killed in action during the attempt to relieve Kut El Amara 7 June 1916 Aged 21 Son of Sir John Benton KCIE and Lady Benton of "Westcroft" 49, Silverdale Road, Eastbourne. Attended the RMA Sandhurst Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

BERRY

Albert Edward

Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force. School of Aerial Photography Died at home 6 August 1918 Aged 21 Resident of 6, Firle Road, Eastbourne. A printer by trade. CH & EU Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BERRY

Walter

Private 72321 Royal Army Medical Corps Drowned when H.M. Transport SS "Transylvania" was torpedoed in the Gulf of Genoa 4 May 1917. Aged 23 Son of Alfred & Janette Berry. Husband of Mrs Beatrice Berry of 42, Bourne Street, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Hastings CH AS. Commemorated on The Savona Town Memorial, Italy.

BEST

A E MB A J

Unidentified Town Hall Resident of 21, Leslie Street (MB)

BETTS

John Thomas

Private 27800 9th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 9 May 1918. Aged 21. Son of Joseph & Frances Betts of 31, Albion Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. CH. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Germany.

BEWSHER

Francis Alexander

Lieutenant Royal Field Artilley “C” Battery 255 Brigade. Died of wounds in hospital in St.Omer 18, 4, 18 Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs D.A.Gore-Browne of “Combe Edge, Meads, Eastbourne. Born in Portsmouth SJ Buried in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

BIDDLE

Frederick Percival

Corporal 12152 The Army Pay Office (Chatham) Royal Army Pay Corps. Home service only Died at home of influenza 31 October 1918 Aged 23. Clerk Son of Richard William & Elizabrth Biddle of 4, Hydney Street, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Chatham. Former Army Cyclist Corps CH. TWFS Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BIGG

Arthur Edgar

Private 1916 1st Battalion The Northumberland Fusiliers Died of influenza at home 2 March 1919. Aged 31 Reservist Enlisted in 1906 Served on the Western Front for 4 years Wounded in 1914. Son of George & Emma Bigg of Sheerness, Kent Born in Sheerness. Resident of 135, Langney Road, Eastbourne. Labourer Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery.

BIGNELL

Arthur Thomas

Private S.1809 2nd Battalion The Royal Sussex 1st Division Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 19 Son of Jabez & Elizabeth Bignell of 105, Firle Road Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Reservist Employed as a Porter CH. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BIGNELL

Cecil Gordon

Staff Sergeant/ArmourerA/3049 The Royal Army Ordnance Corps (Weedon) Died at home 11 March 1918 Aged 27 Son of Edward & Jane Bignell of Eastbourne. Husband of Florence Nellie Bignell of 67, Cavendish Avenue, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Woolwich Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BIGNELL

Charles Henry

Private SD.5033 11th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Wounded at Becourt and died on the 3 September 1916. Aged 24 Born & enlisted in Eastbourne.CH. Buried in Acheux British Cemetery

BIGNELL

Frederick Walter

Stoker Petty Officer 308618 Royal Navy H.M.Submarine C.29 lost when the submarine was mined in the North Sea off the Humber Estuary 29 August 1915 Aged 29 Son of Mr & Mrs Edward Bignell of 19, Wickham Avenue, Bexhill. Husband of Mrs Nelly Bignell of 5, Dudley Road, Eastbourne. CH Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

BIGNELL

Joseph Somerset

Lance Corporal L.9726 2nd Battalion The Royal West Kent Regiment 12th Brigade. 6th Indian Division Taken prisoner at Kut El Amara and died of dysentery in captivity in Mesopotamia 10 September 1916 Aged 23 Son of Jabez & Elizabeth Bignell of 105, Firle Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Porter CH. Buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery

BIRD

John

Private 30307 124 Company The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action at Flers on the Somme 16 September 1916 Aged 21 Son of Mr & Mrs Bird of 355, Seaside, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Butcher Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment. WSM SAN Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BIRD

Wilfred Stanley

Lieutenant 2nd Battalion The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915 St Michaels& All Angels only Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial

BISHOP

Arthur

Unidentified Town Hall

BISHOP

William Ingleton

[Incleton CWGC] Private59546 6th Battalion The Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action 29 September 1918 Aged 23 Son of Mr & Mrs F. Bishop of Dale Street, Chatham. Born & enlisted in Chatham. Eastbourne connection unknown. (MB) St Mary’s Meads Eastbourne. Commemorated on The Vis En Artois Memorial

BLACK

Benjamin Rufus

Private 34348 9th Battalion The East Surrey Regiment 24th Division Killed in action 16 October 1918 Aged 25 Son of Harry & Ellen Black of 63, Cavendish Place, Eastbourne. Husband of Edith Mary Victoria Black of 6, Richmond Road, Worthing, Born in St.Pancras, London and enlisted in Chichester Employed in The Grand Hotel Eastbourne as a waiter. AS Buried in Romieres Communal Cemetery Extension

BLACKBURN

Harry Dudley

Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 43 (F) Squadron. (Sopwith Two Seaters) Shot down and killed in action 4 April 1917. Aged 23 Formerly with the 1st Royal Berkshires. Son of Henry Bingham & Alice May Blackburn of Danehurst, Eastbourne. Not on main Memorial All Saints Church only Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

BLACKMAN

J J H

Unidentified Town Hall Resident of 5, Seaford Road, Eastbourne (MB)

BLACKMAN

Thomas

Private M2/152653 The Army Service Corps No 2 water tank company Killed in action in France 24 June 1917. Aged 28 Son of James & Mary Anne Blackman formerly of Westham Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Husband of Mrs W V Blackman of Parker Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Salvation Army Member (Listed in CWGC data base as Blackmun T.) Buried in Pont D’Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe.

BLAKE

William J

Unidentified Town Hall Resident of Station Road, Hampden Park (MB) 1901 Census B.1882 in Croydon.

BLAND

William Kenneth

Gunner 196178 421 Battery The Royal Field Artillery Att. To Labour Corps (5620710 Died at home 6 April 1919. Aged 36 Resident of 73, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Born in Portsmouth Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BLATHWAYT

Henry Wynter

Major Royal Field Artillery “A” Battery 74th Brigade Died of wounds suffered near Cambrai 30 November 1917 Husband of Mts H W Blathwayt of “ Dewsborough”, Denville, Havant, Hampshire. Buried in Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres

BLYTH

Alick Frederick

Second Lieutenant 2/5th Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment 19th Division Former Army Cyclist Corps Killed in action at Ypres 23 August 1917 Aged 20 Son of Colonel F A Blyth (10th Lancers, Indian Army) and Margaret Blyth of “ Alexa “ Lexham Gardens, Kensington. St.Michael and All Angels Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial

BOND

William Charles Henry

Private G. 5739 9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division Killed in action at Guillemont on the Somme 18 August 1916 Aged 26 Son of William & Catherine Bond of 125, Ashford Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as head porter at the Alexandra Hotel in Eastbourne. AS Buried in London Cemetery & Extension

BONFIELD

Reginald William

Guardsman 15385 2nd Battalion The Grenadier Guards 2nd Division Killed in action near Bodmin Copse, Ypres 1 November 1914. Aged 26 Son of William & Rosina Bonfield of 95, Cyfarthfa Street, Roath Park, Cardiff. Born & enlisted in Cardiff. Eastbourne Police Constable.Resident of 30, Beltring Road, Eastbourne. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial

BONIFACE

Benjamin

Private G. 39718 25th Battalion The Middlesex Regiment Part of British units in Vladivostock supporting the “White Russian Army” Died in Siberia 15 August 1919 Aged 23 Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. CH Buried in Churkin Russian Naval Cemetery Vladivostock Russia.

BONIFACE

George Henry

Private L.7313 2nd Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Cambrin 20 January 1915. Aged 30 Son of Mr & Mrs George Richard Boniface of 39, New Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hastings. Regular soldier. Served in South Africa and India CH Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

BONIFACE

George Thomas

Ordinary Seaman J/32313 Royal Navy HMS"Melopomene". Lost while serving with the destroyer in the North Sea 22 June 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs A.E.Bonoface of 15, Winter Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Not included on the main memorial. Christchurch Parish Church only Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial

BONIFACE

Martin John

Private SD.576 7th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Division Died of wounds 27 April 1917 Aged 31 Husband of Mrs M.A.Boniface of 23, North Street, Hailsham. Born in Hailsham and enlisted in Herstmonceux Local Postman. Included on Hailsham War Memorial Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

BONIFACE

William Charles

Chief Petty Officer Merchantile Marine Reserve Mailboat HMS “Lady Dora” Lost in the Channel 30 September 1918. Aged 30 Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Boniface of 42, Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Gertrude Boniface of 43, Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Local Fisherman SAN Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial

BOOTH

Albert Edward

Bombardier. 66647 527 Battery 56th Howitzer Brigade Royal Artillery Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 26 November 1918 Age 24 Son of George & Jane Booth of 16, Clarence Road, Easbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Regular Gunner enlisted in 1911. Served in India, Mesopotamia and France. Present at the fall of Baghdad. Plumber CH. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

BOULTON

Charles Henry

(Possibly) Sergeant TF.250638 3rd Battalion The London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) Died of wounds near Ypres 23 August 1917. Aged 24 Son of Charles & Sarah Boulton of 30, Clarendon Gardens, Maida Vale, London. Born in Marylebone and enlisted in Harrow Road. Town Hall (MB) Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps. ! ! Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

BOURNE

Henry Robert

Private TF.533031 2/15th Battalion The London Regiment (Civil Service Rifles) 60th London Division. Killed in action in Palestine 2 May 1918. Aged 25 Resident of 17/19, Langney Road, Eastbourne. Born in Margate and enlisted in Eastbourne Employed in Eastbourne as a photographer. Served in France, Salonika and Palestine. AS Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel

BOWDEN

Harry Victor

Private G.8497 9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division Died of wounds in Bethune 2 February 1917. Aged 21 Son of John & Anne Bowden of 39, Green Street, Old Town, Eastbourne.Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. SM& EU Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

BOWDEN

Sydney George

Private 94073 12th Battalion The Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) Pioneer Battalion for the 24th Division. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 March 1918. Aged 21 Son of John & Anne Bowden of 39, Green Street Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. SM Not on main memorial, St.Mary’s Parish Church only Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

BOWLER

Henry Edward

Leading Seaman Sussex/3/334 RNVR. HMS’ President 111” Died of influenza 17 February 1919 Aged 24 Son of Daniel & Annie Bowler of 11, Annington Road, Eastbourne.Husband of Mrs Florence Bowler of 324 Fulham Road, South Kensington. Waiter. Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BOYS

Sidney Charles

Lieutenant 7th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Division Killed in action near Bouzincourt 23 June 1918 Aged 28 “A” Company Killed by machine gun fire while superintending a working party. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Boys of 41, Upperton Gardens, Eastbourne, Farmer. Attached from the 12th Battalion. SS. Born in Southgate. Educated at Eastbourne College. Eastbourne College War Memorial. Buried in Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension.

BRADFORD

Abraham

Private G.21594 10th Battalion The Royal West Surrey Regiment 41st Division. Killed in action 18 August 1917. Aged 22 Son of Alfred & Constance Rebecca Bradford of 70, Beach Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Sussex Yeomanry Carman CH. Bur Bertenacre Military Cemetery, Fletre

BRADFORD

Benjamin

Rifleman 4775 1/16th Battalion The London Regiment (The Queens Westminster Rifles) 56th London Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18 September 1916 Aged 40 Resident of Henry & Mary Anne Bradford of 38, Gore Park Road Eastbourne Enlisted in Westminster Draper Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BRADFORD

Frederick

Private SD.1796 12th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 32 Son of Alfred & Constance Rebecca Bradford of 70 Beach Road, Eastbourne Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Labourer CH. SAN Buried in St.Vaast Post Cemetery

BRADFORD

George

Private SD.1267 12th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 May 1916. Aged 21 Son of Alfred & Constance Rebecca Bradford of 70, Beach Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Labourer SAN Buried in Guards Cemetery Windy Corner

BRADFORD

Herbert

Lance Corporal 19993 10th Battalion The Canadian Infantry (The Alberta Regiment) 1st Canadian Division. Taken prisoner near Ypres and died in captivity in Germany 27 May 1915. Aged 31. Born in Eastbourne. Son of Henry & Mary Anne Bradford of 38 Gore Park Road, Eastbourne Former Grocers Assistant at Elliotts Stores Meads, Eastbourne. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

BRADFORD

Thomas Ridgeway

Gunner 212694 391 Battery 172nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery Died in military hospital in Alexandria, Egypt 22 October 1918. Aged 23. Son of Alfred & Constance Rebecca Bradford of 70 Beach Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Carman CH. Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) Cemetery, Egypt.

BRADFORD, MM

Charles William

Sergeant 787 1/5th Battalion The London Regiment (The London Rifle Brigade) 47th London Division. Killed in action 20 July 1916. Aged 29 Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in London. Resident of Kensington. Sometime resident of 51 Ashford Square, Eastbourne. Buried in Hannescamps New Military Cemetery

BRADFORD

Ivan Wilfred

Guardsman 8934 1st Battalion The Coldstream Guards 1st Division Died of wounds 2 October 1914. Aged 20 Born in St. Mary’s Eastbourne and enlisted in Eastbourne. Son of Mr & Mrs Bradford of 90, Sydney Road, Eastbourne. CH. St.Peters OBG (SS) Buried in St.Souplet British Cemetery, Le Cateau.

BRADFORD

Percival Richard

Private G.89318 2nd Battalion The Middlesex Regiment 8th Division Died in captivity 30 August 1918. Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs Bradford of 90, Sydney Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried in Sarralbe Military Cemetery

BRAGG

James Albert

Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class Royal Navy HMS “Hampshire” Lost with the Armoured cruiser When she was mined off the Orkneys 5 June 1916. Aged 26. Son of Robert Albert & Elizabeth Bragg of 125, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Born at Ootercamund, Madras, India Employed as a fitter in the town. CH. SAN Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial

BRAMLEY

Arthur Clarence

Private 76915 10th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 12th Division Killed in action 8 October 1918. Aged 19 Son of Arthur & Annie Bramley of 86, Susans Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Waiter. AS. Buried in Bois Des Angles British Cemetery, Crevecoeur Sur Lescaut

BRANCH

George Benjamin

Private SD.3063 13th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action during the German Spring Offensive 22 March 1918. Aged 39 Husband of Mrs A.G. Branch of 21, Pevensey Road, Eastbourne. Born in Felixstowe, Suffolk and enlisted in Brighton. Employed in Eastbourne as a butler. HT. Buried in St.Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.

BRAY

Arthur

Sapper 532680 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 4 March 1917. Aged 33 Son of Arthur & Lucy Bray of Westham. Husband of Mrs Rose Bray of 15, Avondale Road, Eastbourne. Born in Westham & enlisted in Eastbourne CH. RE Buried in Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel Le Grand.

BRAY

Frank

Private SD.35 11th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action on the Somme at Becourt 3 September 1916. Aged 22 Spn of Mr & Mrs Gray of Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. SAN Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BREACH

Charles James Percival

Sergeant 83458 126th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Killed in action 5 July 1917. Aged 31 Son of Henry Thomas & Lucy Venus Breach of Eastbourne. Husband of Marian Isabel Breach of “Littlecot” Hampden Park. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Schoolmaster HP. CH. SA Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium

BRETON-ROSCOE

Thomas Le-

Private 10742 1st Regiment The South African Infantry South African Brigade 9th Scottish Division. Killed in action at Ypres 20 September 1917. Not included on the main memorial St. Saviours Memorial only Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial

BREWER

Hubert Edward

Corporal 26/40 4/3rd Battalion The New Zealand Rifle Brigade New Zealand Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 1 October 1916. Aged 35 Husband of Mrs M.A. Brewer of Wellington, New Zealand. Not included on the main memorial St.Saviours Church only. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

BREWSTER

Hugh Percival

Second Lieutenant 49th Battalion The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action 9 September 1916. Aged 24 Son of Cuthbert Hugh and Eleanor Constance Brewster of 32, Lexham Gardens, Kensington.Born in the United States. Not included on the main memorial St.Peters redundant Church (SS) only Buried in Combles Communal Cemetery Extension.

BRICKLEY

Patrick L J

Private TF.252584 2/6th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry Died at home 11 February 1917. Aged 44 Son of William & Ellen Brickley . Husband of Mrs Rose Brickley of 19, Alfrey Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Chichester. HT Buried in Eastbourne (Langney) Cemetery

BRIDGER

Gerald Aubrey

Petty Officer Sussex/3/287 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. “Howe” Battalion Royal Naval Division, Gallipoli Killed in action on Gallipoli 4 June 1915. Aged 21 Son of Mr & Mrs Bridger of 3, Wellesley Road, Eastbourne. Served in Antwerp and the Dardanelles. Electrician AS Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli.

BRISCOE

Edward Villiers

Captain 1st Battalion The Royal Warwickshires. Att as Adjudant to the 10th Battalion 19th Division. Died of wounds 26 August 1916. Age 22 Son of Major Edward William Briscoe late Royal Artillery and Helen Mary Briscoe of 45, Longport Street, Canterbury, Kent. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

BRISTOW

Charles Russell

Private G. 27303. 7th Battalion The Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division Killed in action 11 May 1918. Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs E.M.Bristow of 245, Seaside, Eastbourne. Born in Tufnell Park and enlisted in Eastbourne. Baker Buried in Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension

BROCKWELL

William James

Stoker Petty Officer K/2386 Royal Navy HMS “Aboukir” Lost when the armoured cruiser was torpedoed by U 9 off the Dutch coast 22 September 1914. Aged 34 Reservist who enlisted in 1902 Served in China, America, and the Mediterranean on HM Ships Cochrane, Cumberland, Bacchante, & Hogue. Resident of 79, Hurst Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Plasterer Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial

BRODIE

Hugh Gordon

Captain Indian Army 103rd Mahratta Light Infantry 17th Brigade 6th Indian Division. Served in the Dardanelles & wounded at Ctesiphon in Nov.1915 Taken prisoner by the Turks in Mesopotamia and died of typhus in captivity in Istanbul 26 April 1917. Aged 33 Son of A.W. & Bessie Brodie of Park House, Burlington Place, Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Ettie Brodie of Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Educated at Haileybury College. Buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery, Istanbul Turkey

BROMLEY

Albert Stephen

Private SD. 389 11th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Killed in action at Becourt on the Somme 3 September 1916. Aged 20 Son of Mr & Mrs A.Bromley of 2, Prospect Gardens, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as an upholsterer. Buried in Ancre British Cemetery.

BROOK

Ernest Bertram

Private L.10266 2nd Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division Killed in action 23 July 1916. Aged 20 Son of James & Susannah Brook of 1, Ocklynge Avenue, (2, Bakery Cottages) Old Town, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a porter in Eastbourne. SM Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BROOKER

William

Private G. 50067 11th Battalion The Middlesex Regiment 12th Division Killed in action 23 June 1917. Aged 30 Husband of Jessamine Naomi Brooker of 6, Eshton Road, Seaside, Eastbourne. Born in Uckfield and enlisted in Chichester. CH Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

BROOKS, MC

Arthur Close

Captain 1st Battalion The Manchester Regiment 3rd (Lahore) Indian Division Indian Army in Mesopotamia Killed in action in Mesopotamia 10 January 1917. Aged 32 Son of John & Emily Close-Brooks of Birtles Hall, Cheshire. Husband of Frances Mary Close-Brooks of Glemham Grove, Saxmundham, Suffolk St. Peters (SS) Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

BROOKS

George William

Driver. 199321 74th Field Company The Royal Engineers Killed in action 15 July 1917 Aged 40 Son of Mr & Mrs George Brooks of Hawkhurst, Kent. Husband of Mrs Charlotte Lucy Brooks of 12, Fort Road, Eastbourne. Born in Herstmonceux and enlisted in Eastbourne. SAN Buried in Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

BROOKSHAW

Frederick Charles Pavey

Private 78790 11th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 18th Division Died of wounds in base hospital at Boulogne 8 September 1918. Aged 18 Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment Son of William Edward & Ellen Brookshaw of 39, Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Schoolteacher CH.SAN Buried in St.Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen

BROWN

Frederick William

Private TF.306309 1/8th Battalion The Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby) Killed in action 11 May 1917. Aged 24 Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Valet CH TWFS Buried in Maroc British Cemetery Grenay

BROWN

George Albert

Leading Seaman Sussex Z/294 RNVR 189 th Machine Gun Company the 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action near Gommecourt 21 August 1918. Aged 26 Son of George & Frances Brown of 4, Junction Street, Polegate. (ossibly EU) Included on Polegate Parish Church War Memorial Buried in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery Fonquevillers

BROWN

Harry

Private 41369 4th Battalion The North Staffordshire Regiment 35th Division Killed in action 28 September 1918 Aged 19 Son of John & Maria Brown of 21, Alfrey Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Porter SAN ? Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

BROWN

Harry

Rifleman Y/934 2nd Battalion The Kings Royal Rifle Corps “D” Company Taken prisoner and died in Germany soon after the armistice 27 November 1918. Aged 35 Son of Charles Thomas & Elizabeth Mary Brown of “Highfield” 7, Carew Road, Eastbourne SAN ? Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Fulham. Upholsterer. Buried in Niederzweheren Cemetery, Germany

BROWN

John William

Private G.89317 2nd Battalion The Middlesex Regiment 8th Division Died of wounds 29 April 1918. Aged 19 Son of William John & Florence Brown of 48, Langney Road, Eastbourne Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Chichester. CH. & SP Buried in Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy Sur Somme

BROWN

Walter George Charles

Lance Corporal S.813 2nd Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division Died of wounds in base hospital at Boulogne 9 February 1915. Age 25 Son of Walter & Ellen Brown of 25, Western Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Reservist CH. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

BROWN (E) ?

Frederick Arthur

Private G.505 7th Battalion The East Kent Regiment, 18th Division Badly wounded and died at home in military hospital after an amputation 12 September 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs F Brown of 2, Gordon Villas, Beacon Road, Broadstaires, Kent.Employed in Eastbourne as a valet at 24, Tideswell Road. Member of The Royal Thames Yacht Club. Enlisted in August 1914. AS Buried in St Peter in Thanet Churchyard, Kent.

BROWN

William

Private Royal Army Service Corps Died of influenza Aged 34 Resident of 39 Sydney Road. (MB) Milk carrier for Cowleys CH.

BRUNT

Frederick George

Private 29188 9th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division Killed in action on the Somme 7 October 1916. Aged 19 "D" Company Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Brunt of 26, Gilbert Road, Eastbourne. Theatre usher, Devonshire Park CH. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BRYAN-BROWN

Guy Spencer

41286 The Rev. Chaplain 4th Class New Zealand Chaplains Dept. New Zealand E.F. Killed on active service near Ypres with the New Zealand Division 4 October 1917. Aged 32 SM Son of The Rev. Willoughby Bryan-Brown & Grace Margaret Bryan-Brown of Lydgate, Boars Hill, Oxford. Formerly of 33, Vicarage Drive, Eastbourne. Educated at Tonbridge School and Downing College Cambridge. Cambridge Unv. War List Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse)

BRYANT

Charles Cullen

Private DM/2/224234 1037 Motor Transport Company The Royal Army Service Corps (Dispatch Rider) Died in hospital in Genoa of injuries sustained in a motor cycle accident in Italy 15 February 1918. Aged 20 Son of Charles & Mary Bryant of 23, St. Georges Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Drapers assistant. SM. Buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy

BRYANT

William John

Private 6351 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridges Own) Att.2nd Life Guards Died of wounds in hospital at Wimereux 22 November 1914. Aged 26 Reservist, enlisted in 1905 Served for 7 years in India. Son of George & Anna Bryant of Chelsea, Born Chelsea & enlisted Eastbourne. Resident of 49, Channel View Road Eastbourne (MB) SA Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

BUCKWELL

Reginald

Private SD. 1578 12th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Died of wounds at home 11 June 1916. Aged 23 Son of Mrs Catherine Chapman of 11, Marine Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. SAN Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

BUDD, DCM

Robert

Sergeant SD.270 11th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action at Becourt on the Somme 3 September 1916. Aged 30 Son of Mr & Mrs Robert Budd of Horam Road, Heathfield.Husband of Mrs Florence Budd (remarried) later of 10. Alma Road, Eastbourne. CH. Born in Heathfield and enlisted in Eastbourne. Included on Heathfield and Horam War Memorial’s Buried in Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery

BURBERRY

Lionel S M

Private TF. 201032 2nd Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division Killed in action 20 October 1918. Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs Burberry formerly of Reigate, Surrey. Born in Rigate and enlisted in Horsham. Former TF. with 1/4th Battalion. AS. Buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine Au Bois

BURFORD

Francis Emery

Second Lieutenant 1st Battalion The Leicestershire Regiment 6th Division Killed in action near Ypres 4 June 1918. Aged 21 Son of Samuel Francis & Clara D’Este Burford of Leicester. Resident of 38, Lushington Road, Eastbourne, Educated at Eastbourne College. Eastbourne College War Memorial. Buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium

BURGESS

George

Able Seaman Sussex Z/53 R.N.V.R Collingwood Battalion The Royal Naval Division, Gallipoli Killed in action on Gallipoli 4 June 1915 Aged 19 Son of Mrs M.Burgess of 523, Seaside Road, Eastbourne. Employed as a Baker SAN Commemorated on The Helles Memorial.

BURGESS

George Robert

Sapper WR/312128 The Royal Engineers. Inland Water Transport Accidently drowned near Le Havre after hostilities Age 32 Son of Jason & Helen Burgess of 37, Seaford Road Eastbourne. Formerly served for two years with the Royal Navy. Labourer. SAN Buried in Ste.Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

BURNIER

Richard

Lieutenant 9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division 73rd Brigade Intelligence Officer Wounded at Hargicourt and died on the 21 February 1918 Aged 20 Son of Mr Burnier and Mrs C H Burnier of 18, Hurst Road, Eastbourne. Educated at Bradfield College, Magdalene College, Cambridge and Sandhurst Cambridge University War List Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery

BURR

Frederick Godfrey

Captain 7th Battalion The Royal Scots Fusiliers (“A” Company) 9th Scottish Division. Killed in action at Loos 26 September 1915. Aged 25 Son of Frederick William & Euphemia Burr of ‘GorseHill’ Denton Road, Eastbourne. Born Horsmonden, Kent Educated at Harrow and St Johns College, Cambridge. Included on Cambridge Univesity War List SJ Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos

BURROW

John

St Mary’s plus Town Hall Resident of 14, Birling Street, Eastbourne

BURT

Cecil Russell

Sapper 532121 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 22 October 1917. Aged 22 Son of Eldred Russell & Annie Burt of 219, Latimer Road, Eastbourne, Born in Battersea & enlisted in Eastbourne. Electrician CH.SM RE Buried in Maple Leaf Cemetery.

BURT

William James

Private L.10146 2nd Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915 Aged 18 Son of Mr & Mrs Burt of Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Chichester. CH Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BURTENSHAW

Albert Edward

Driver 53525 “L” Battery The Royal Horse Artillery Cavalry Division. Killed in action in the famous action at Nery 1 September 1914. Aged 23 Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Onslow House Garage, Cornhill Lane, Eastbourne. Regular gunner. Enlisted in 1908 Plumber SS Buried in Nery Communal Cemetery and Commemorated on a special Memorial to “L” Battery in the Verberie French National Cemetery One of the guns is preserved in the Imperial War Museum.

BURTENSHAW

Charles Edward

Private G.24457 9th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division Killed in action during the German Spring Offensive 22 March 1918. Aged 20 Son of Mr Burtenshaw & Mrs Minnie Burtenshaw of Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. SS Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

BURTENSHAW

Reginald

Private 1127 38th Battalion The Australian Infantry Died of tuberculosis in Larkhill Camp, Wiltshire. Son of George & Alice Burtenshaw of 89, Dudley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Emigrated to Australia in 1914. Enlisted in Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria. CH Buried in Durrington Cemetery, Wiltshire.

BUSHELL

Harry Porter

Driver 532557 The Royal Engineers 15th Motor Air Line Section. Died in Palestine 24 July 1918. Aged 22 Son of Charles & Annie Maria Bushell of 41, Dennis Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Eastbourne CH Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Palestine (Israel)

BUTCHER

Henry

St Peters Memorial (SS) & Town Hall Memorial Unidentified

BUTCHERD

Stanley

Able Seaman Sussex/3/321 R.N.V.R “Howe” Battalion Royal Naval Division Gallipoli Killed in action 6 June 1915. Aged 17 Son of John & Sophia Butcherd of 9, Railway Terrace, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Chauffeur AS & SS St.Peters OBG (SS) Enlisted May 1914 Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

BUTLER

Frederick

Able Seaman 198254 Royal Navy Royal Fleet Reserve (RFR/PO/B/1441) HMS “Good Hope” Lost with the Armoured cruiser at the Battle of Coronel Islands 1 November 1914. Aged 34 Son of Thomas & Charlotte Butler. Husband of Lily Butler of Bay Cottage, Hailsham Road, Polegate. Born in Hailsham. Local postman employed by the G.P.O. Included on the Polegate and Hailsham War Memorials Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial,

BUTT

Percy Edward

Rifleman. S.25686 7th Battalion The Rifle Brigade. 14th Light Division Died of wounds 20 September 1917. Aged 38 Reservist Son of Herbert William & Sarah Anne Butt of 7, Beamsley Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne Eastbourne resident, Served in South Africa the Sudan and the North West Frontier of India. CH WSM Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

BUTTON

George Edward

Private 7555 1st Battalion The Ox & Bucks Light Infantry. 6th Indian Division Killed in action in Mesopotamia 22 November 1915. Aged 37 Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Resident of 4, Rye Street, Eastbourne Regular, enlisted in 1900. 11 years service. Labourer SAN Commemorated on The Basra Memorial Iraq

BUTTON

Leonard Jarrett

Private 28209 12th Battalion The East Surrey Regiment 41st Division. Killed in action at Messines 7 June 1917 Aged 21 Son of Thomas Jarrett & Eunice Jane Button of 15, Susans Road, Eastbourne. Born in Laxfield, Suffolk and enlisted in Chichester Formerly Royal Sussex, Assistant HT Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No 3, Belgium

BUTTON

Thomas Alfred

Private 11116 2nd Battalion The Ox & Bucks Light Infantry. 2nd Division. Killed in action at the battle of Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 37 Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Resident of 4, Rye Street, Eastbourne. Labourer SAN Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

Last update 28 September, 2009

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Eastbourne page | Index page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002-
Email: rollofhonour@ntlworld.com

See our on-line bookstore
Visit our bookstore