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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

EADY

Henry Norman

Private 2106 The Berkshire Yeomanry. Killed in action Gallipoli 21 August 1915. Aged 29. Son of Charles Henry & Helen Matilda Eady. Born in Ardington, Berks and enlisted in Reading. Resident of Wantage. Connection with Eastbourne unknown. MB address records resident of 13, Hartington Mansions, Eastbourne. Engineer. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial

EAGER

William Henry

Private G.18948 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of influenza in captivity France 16 October 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr Eager & Mrs Ellen Eager of 6, Avondale Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a goods porter. CH & SP Buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery, Signy-Signets.

EAGLETON

John Ronaldson

Lieutenant “C” Battery, 291st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 3 September 1918. Aged 22. Son of John Eagleton (Solicitor) & Violet Marion Eagleton of “Oak Lodge” Court Road, Eltham, Kent. Born in Eltham. Educated at Eastbourne College. Included on Eastbourne College Memorial Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

EARL

Arthur Leslie

Gunner 184001 “A” Battery, 219th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery 42nd Division Ammunition Column. Died from gas poisoning near Ypres 12 September 1917. Aged 28. Son of Charles & Mary Anne Earl of 2, Leslie Street Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Carman CH SM Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery

EARL

Thomas James

Lance Corporal SD.410 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds 13 July 1916. Aged 22. Son of Charles & Mary Anne Earl of 2, Leslie Street, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a fruiterers assistant. CH Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

EASY

Arthur John

Private 675697 2nd Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (The Eastern Ontario Regiment) 1st Canadian Division. Killed in action at Vimy Ridge 3 May 1917. Aged 33. Son of Alfred & Margaret Easy of 100, Longstone Avenue, Eastbourne. Husband of Lizzie Easy of Culloden, Ontario, Canada. AS No known grave. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial

EASTON

Maurice

Private SD. 2902 13th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Wounded in an air raid and died of wounds 21. 10.17. Aged 19. Son of Sydney & Alice Easton of 56, Royal Parade, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Hove. Butcher. CH. OBG. SPOBG Buried in Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium

EDDISON

Tom Denton

Lieutenant 19th Battalion, The Kings Liverpool Regiment 30th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 30 July 1916. Aged 24. Son of Joseph Cooper & Florence Eddison of “Dorus More” Meads, Eastbourne. Born in Harrogate, Yorkshire. Educated at Eastbourne College and Merton College Oxford Eastbourne College Memorial SJ No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

EDWARDS

Guy Threlkeld

Captain 24th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 31 July 1916. Aged 25. Son of George Dacre & Laura Emily Edwards of 22, Crediton Hill, Hampstead, Middlesex. Husband of Olive Edwards of “Wayside” Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Not included on the main memorial St. Saviours Memorial only. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

EDWARDS

Harry

Able Seaman 197733 Royal Navy (Reservist) RFR/PO/IC/695 HMS “Good Hope”. Killed in action when the armoured cruiser was lost in action with Von Spee’s Squadron off the coast of Chile 1 January 1914. Aged 31 Regular who enlisted in 1896. Son of James & Eliza Edwards of 29, Meads Village, Meads, Eastbourne. SJ. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial

EDWARDS

Edwin Harold

Private 32468 18th Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers 8th Division. Killed in action 1 June 1918. Aged 27 Husband of Harriett Edwards (remarried) formerly of 18, Mebourne Road, Eastbourne, later of Walworth, South London. Born in Salehurst and enlisted in Eastbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

EGERTON-SAVORY

Francis Richard

Captain 2nd Battalion, The Shropshire Light Infantry 27th Division. Balkan Front. Died of wounds and buried at sea en route to Malta May 1912.15. Aged 22. Son of Arthur & Margaret Mary Clara Egerton-Savory of 20, Hartington Mansions, Eastbourne Sandhurst RMA. Enlisted 1912. Served in the Dardanelles and France. No known grave. Commemorated on The Doiran Memorial, Greece.

ELLAWAY

Harry Sidney

Bombardier 41307 321st Siege Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Messines 25 June 1917. Aged 21. Son of Albert & Agnes Emily Ellaway of 134, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Born in Steventon, Berks and enlisted in Reading. Resident of Steventon CH Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium

ELLERAY

John Parcy

Lance Corporal 800089, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 29th Division. Killed in action 13 April 1918. Aged 36. Son of William & Mary Elleray of South Farm, Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Born in Barrow on Furness. Formerly with the London Scottish. Enlisted in Buckingham Gate, London, May 1915. Dentist Buried in Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck

ELLIOT

Duncan

[Listed as ELLIOTT on CWGC] Lieutenant Royal Air Force No 4 Artillery Observation Squadron (RE 8’s) Western Front Shot down in flames over the Front 15 April 1918. Aged 24. Wounded in 1916 Former Captain with The Border Regiment,. Born in Cambridge. Eastbourne connection unknown. Educated in the United States. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Flying Services Memorial

ELLIS

Charles

Leading Seaman Sussex/3/224 RNVR SS “Argus” Lost at sea 21 October 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr R. Ellis & Mrs C. Ellis of 19, Carlton Road, Eastbourne. Plumber CH. RNVRM Body recovered and buried in Norway. Served in Antwerp, France and the Dardanelles. Buried in Frederikstadt Miltary Cemetery, Norway.

ELLIS

Reginald Dennie

Captain 1/4th Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment 46th Division. Killed in action 8 June 1917. Aged 29. Son of George & Florence Sarah Ellis of The Albion Hotel, Eastbourne. Educated at New College and Dulwich College. Estate Agent HT Buried in Loos British Cemetery

ELLIS

William

Rifleman 6064 5th Reserve Battalion, The Royal Irish Rifles. Home Command Northern Ireland. Died at home 20 January 1917. Aged 32. Son of John Rowles Ellis & Jennie Eillis of Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Angela Ellis of Belfast, Northern Ireland CH. Buried in Dundonald Cemetery, Belfast

ELMES

Bartlett Cecil

[Listed as Bertram ELMS on war memorial] Private L. 6315 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Ypres 12 November 1914. Aged 31 Former regular with the 1st Battalion. Served in South Africa. Rejoined in August 1914. Son of Frederick Lonsdale & Mary Rebecca Elmes of Upper Holloway London. Resident of the Soldier & Sailors Home, 27, Upperton Road, Eastbourne. Born in Holloway, East London and enlisted in Chichester. His two brothers also fell. Hotel Porter No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres,

ELMS

Frederick Edward

Corporal SD.15 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action 15 August 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Elms 476 Seaside, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. CH & SAN Buried in Bus House Cemetery, Voormezeele, Belgium

ELPHICK, MM

Edward

Corporal 34523 9th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 25th Division. Died in France 12 July 1918. Aged 36. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Elphick of Eastbourne. Husband of Mabel Maude Elphick of 17, Beach Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Stonecutter by trade. CH. Buried in Vevers Communal Cemetery

ELPHICK

George Charles

Rifleman 371177, 2/8th Battalion, The London Regiment The Post Office Rifles. 58th London Division. Died in base hospital at Rouen 16 May 1917 age26. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Elphick of Hankham Cross, Westham. Born in Hankham and enlisted in London. Local Postman Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

ELSTON

Charles Douglas

[Initials on war memorial are J L?] Captain The Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds at home 22 November 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Frederick Elston of 21, Cumberland Terrace, Regents Park, London. St Michael & All Angels Buried in Brompton Cemetery

ELVY

Albert Charles

Private TF.201597 1/4th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment 15th Scottish Division. Killed in action near Ypres 26 September 1917. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Elvy Eastbourne. Resident 45, Beltring Road. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. House painter & paperhanger M© & CH Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium

ELVY

Alfred Walter

Rifleman 7231 1st Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 2nd Division. Killed in action at Festubert 16 May 1915. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Elvy Eastbourne, Resident of 84, Melbourne Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. House painter & paperhanger M© & CH No known grave. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial

ENGLAND

Harold Russell

Corporal 77490 Canadian Corps of Military Police. Killed in action 21 August 1918. Aged 33. Son of Captain Russell England & Mrs Emily England of Kensington. Husband of Kathleen Mary England of Berden Priory, Stansted, Essex. Born in Kensington. Eastbourne connection unknown. Buried in Tigris Lane Cemetery, Wancourt.

ENTWISTLE

Frederick Arthur

Private 26004 8th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action Ypres 12 October 1917. Aged 36. Son of Robert & Mary Entwistle of New Southgate. Husband of Margaret Entwistle of 35, Lincoln Road, Sidcup Kent, formerly of 112, Pevensey Road, Eastbourne. Born in Hornsey and enlisted in Mill Hill No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

ERRIDGE

Benjamin Bert

Gunner 41113 “D” Battery, 75th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Wounded near Ypres and died on the 20 June 1917. Aged 29. Son of Bertram Erridge (Market Gardener) and Mrs Erridge of 39, Desmond Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne Regular who enlisted in 1905. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium

ERRIDGE

William Leonard

Petty Officer Sussex/3/75 RNVR “Howe” Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Killed in action on Gallipoli 6 June 1915. Aged 28. Son of William & Louisa Frances Maria Erridge of 53, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Engine driver. Born in Eastbourne. CH & RNVRM. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial

EVANS

Alfred Dean

Private 25001 3/4th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment 21st Division. Killed in action at Ypres 4 October 1917. Aged 20. Son of Edwin Alfred & Emily Evans of 11, De Roos Road, Eastbourne. Born in Radnor, Wales and enlisted in Margate. Formerly with the East Kent Regiment Educated at Christs Hospital School, Horsham. CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

EVENDEN

Arthur

Private 32257 2nd Garrison Battalion, The Essex Regiment Mesopotamian Front. Died in military Hospital in Basra 6 June 1917. Born and enlisted in Maidstone. Formerly 8852 Royal West Kents. CH. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.

EVENDEN

Reginald Cecil

Able Seaman J/13928 Royal Navy HMS “Recruit” Lost when the destroyer was mined in the North Sea 9 August 1917. Son of Luther & Ada Evenden of Horsebridge. Husband of Fanny Florence Evenden of 18, New Road, Eastbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial

Last update 29 September, 2009

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