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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

FABER

Otto

Lance Corporal 787 2nd Battalion, The Rhodesia Regiment East African Forces. Died in East Africa 8 May 1915. Aged 37. Son of Maurice & Georgina Faber St Michaels & All Angels only No known grave. Commemorated on the Nairobi British & Indian Memorial, Kenya

FABER

Walter Louis

Lieutenant 5th Battalion, The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry 14th Light Division. Killed in action on the Somme 24 August 1918 St Michaels & All Angels only No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

FARRANT

Frederick Eli

Rifleman C.44 16th Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 33rd Division. Died of wounds 3 November 1916. Aged 22. Son of Frederick Eli & Mary Anne Farrant of “Bankside” Edensor Road, Meads, Eastbourne. Native of Uckfield. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Bricklayer. SJ, HT & SS. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte

FEARS

Alfred Charles

Guardsman 12754 2nd Battalion, The Grenadier Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action at Flers 15 September 1916. Aged 27 Enlisted in 1905. Son of Alfred & Mary Fears of Hailsham. Husband of Mrs M.H. Fears of ‘Padua ‘Bourne Road, Eastbourne. Left 2 children. Born in Wilmington and enlisted in Eastbourne. Carman SJ, HT & SS Included on Richmond (Surrey) W.M. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval

FELLOWS

Richard Woodhouse

[Listed on St. Michaels as FOLLOWS] Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, The Notts & Derby Regiment (The Sherwood Foesters). Killed in action on the Somme 15 September 1916. Aged 29. Son of George & Emma Fellows of 15, Eaton Gardens, Hove. Included on Barrow on Soar Parish Church War Memorial, Leicestershire. St Michael & All Angels only Buried in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

FENN

Philip

Private G.481 6th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action 9 April 1918. Aged 24. Son of George Edwin & Esther Fenn of 54, Willingdon Road, Eastbourne. Born in Streatly, Berks and enlisted in Maidstone, Kent. Footman. Buried in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

FENNELL

Charles

Private 46097 3rd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 28th Division. Died of septicaemia in the Balkans 15 December 1916. Aged 40. Son of William & Mary Anne Fennell of Laughton. Husband of Mrs I M Fennell of 62, Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Laughton and enlisted in Chichester. CH & SP. Buried in Salonika (Lambet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece

FENNELL

Edward Thomas

Private 24713 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment 29th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 1 March 1917. Son of Edward & Emma Fennell of Portsmouth. Born and enlisted in Portsmouth Not included on the main memorial Included on Portsmouth Main Memorial St. Philips Church only Buried in St. Sever Cemetery extension , Rouen

FENWICK

Albert

Lance Corporal 532338 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action during the German offensive on the Marne Front. 27 May 1918. Aged 23. Son of Frederick & Mary Anne Fenwick of 41, Seaford Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Plumber. REM REC SAN EG No known grave. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial

FENWICK

Frederick Thomas

Not included on the main memorial St Andrews, Norway only Unidentified

FENWICK

Sydney George

Sapper 456 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 23 October 1916. Aged 21. Son of Frederick & Mary Anne Fenwick of 41, Seaford Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Gas fitters mate. REM REC SAN EG. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

FIELD, MC

Arthur Roland

Second Lieutenant “C” Battery, 70th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 17 September 1918. Aged 32. Son of William & Annie Field of “The Welkin” Upperton Road, Eastbourne. Clerk. Buried in Nouex Les Mines Communal Cemetery Extension

FIELD

George Tilt

Lance Corporal SD.1321 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity 21 May 1918. Aged 34. Son of George & Matilda Field of Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Mercy Field of 353, Seaside Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Local Postman SAN Buried in Hautmont Communal Cemetery

FIELDER

Arthur James Maurice

Petty Officer 1st Class 139353 Royal Navy H.M. Armed Yacht “Aries” Lost when the auxiliary was mines off North Foreland on the 31 October 1915. Aged 43. Son of Maurice & Mary Fielder of Brighton. Husband of Annie Fielder of 68. Sidley Road, Eastbourne. CH. Brighton War Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

FIELDER

Frederick Ernest

Able Seaman Sussex Z/351 RNVR “Hood” Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action near Ypres 12 October 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Fielder of Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Buried in La Brique Military Cemetery No2 Belgium

FIELDS

Alfred Henry

Lance Corporal 27158 1st Battalion, The Grenadier Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action near Ypres 3 September 1917. Aged 19. Son of John Fields (Coachman) and Mrs Phoebe Fields of 53, Terminus Road, Eastbourne, formerly of Rotherfield. Born Rotherfield and enlisted in Eastbourne. AS. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

FIELDWICK

Thomas Emmanuel

Private 16181 5th Battalion, The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry 14th Light Division. Formerly with the Sherwood Foresters. Died of wounds 10 April 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mary Jane Fieldwick of 100, Ashford Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne AS Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty

FINCH

Frederick Albert

Private G.89349 2nd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment 8th Division. Killed in action 24 April 1918. Aged 18. Son of Thomas Arthur & Eliza Finch of 2, Neville Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Chichester CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

FINNIMORE

David Keith

Lieutenant The Royal Engineers. No 2 Pontoon Park Home Command, Aldershot. Died in Aldershot Military Hospital 10 May 1917. Aged 21. Son of The Rev. Arthur Kington Finnimore & Mrs Mary Elizabeth Finnimore of “Limehurst” Painswick Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Educated at Ascham, Eastbourne College, Cheltenham & The Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Ascham Gate Memorial and Eastbourne College Memorial Chapel Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery

FIRTH

Thomas Henry

Trooper 1688 The Household Battalion. Cavalry Division. Killed in action near Arras 3 April 1917. Aged 30. Son of Mr & Mrs Firth of 13, New Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Engineer employed at the Burlington Hotel CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

FISHENDEN

James George

Private 34580 1st Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st Division. Died of wounds 2 October 1918. Aged 37 Husband of Mrs A M M Fishenden of 169, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Born in Wadhurst and enlisted in Eastbourne. Formerly with The Royal Engineers. Painter SAN Buried in Brie British Cemetery

FISHER

Ernest Frederick

Private SD. 1851 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action 21 October 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Fisher of 20, Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Bexhill Employee of the Queens Hotel CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

FISHER

Frederick

Sergeant. SD.1852 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Fisher of Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Bexhill. CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

FISHER

Geoffrey Herbert

Second Lieutenant 8th Battalion, The Notts & Derby Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters) 46th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 25 October 1915. Aged 26. Son of Horace & Sarah Kate Fisher of Arnos Vale, Notts. Educated at Malvern & Clare College, Cambridge. Brother of John Wilfred Fisher. Included on Cambridge University Roll of Honour St. Michael & All Angels Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

FISHER

Percy

Private 175166 Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade, “Yukon” Machine Gun Battery. Killed in action 24 March 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Fisher of 20, Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Footman CH Bur Pargny British Cemetery

FISHER, DSO

John Wilfred

Captain 10th Battalion, The Notts & Derby Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters) 17th Division. Died of wounds 8 July 1916. Aged 23 Wounded 3 times. Son of Horace Arthur & Sarah Kate Fisher of Arno Vale, Notts. Educated at Malvern and Trinity College, Cambridge. Cambridge University Roll of Honour St Michael & All Angels only Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe

FISHWICK

Felix John

Private 19836 13th Battalion, The Kings (Liverpool) Regiment 3rd Division. Killed in action 24 July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Thomas Fishwick (Farmer) & Margaret Fishwick of Pilling.Lancashire. Born in Pilling Lancaster, and enlisted in Southport Eastbourne connection unknown (MB) gives residence as 107 , Hurst Road, Eastbourne. CH Buried in Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly le Sec

FISHWICK

George

Private 13771 9th Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment 22nd Division Balkans Front. Died of wounds in Greece 24 September 1916. Aged 26. Son of John Fishwick (Cowman) & Mary Fishwick of Pilling. Lancaster. Born in Pilling and enlisted in Nelson, Lancs. Eastbourne connection unknown. (MB) gives residence as 107, Hurst Road, Eastbourne. Buried in Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece.

FITZE

Gerald Gadsden

Captain “C” Battery, The Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 28 October 1914. Aged 28. Son of Samuel & Ada Fitze of “Kiln Meadow” Kingsley Green, Surrey. Resident of “Trehayne’’ Ashburnham Road, Old Town, Eastbourne. Educated at Marlborough College and The RMA Woolwich. SM No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres,

FLINT

Henry Frederick

Gunner 905999, 222nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Mesopotamian Front Accidently drowned in Mesopotamia 28 May 1917. Aged 20. Son of Henry Frederick & Augusta Flint of 18, Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed by ‘’Bobby’s’’ Dept Store as a Porter CH. M© RFA No known grave. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial

FLOOD

Jack Henry

Corporal 18557 7th Battalion, The Norfolk Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action 29 September 1918. Born in Flemingham , Norfolk and enlisted in Norwich. Address given for J H Flood is 48, Greys Road, Eastbourne. (MB) Confirmation required. Buried in Unicorn Cemetery, Venduille

FOORD

Albert

Private SD. 1591 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 35 Husband of Ettie Julia Foord of 5, New Cottages, Beachy Head Road, Meads, Eastbourne. Born in Alfriston and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed locally as a carter. SJ. Included on Alfriston Parish Church War Memorial Buried in Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie

FOORD

John Ewart

Private 43553 5th Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment 12th Division. Died of wounds 7 April 1918. Aged 19. Son of Francis David & Sarah Foord of 16, Dudley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Bexhill and enlisted in Chichester.Formerly with the Gloucesters. HT & CH Buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent

FOORD

William Albert

Private SD.178 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital, Boulogne 25 June 1916. Aged 20. Son of Albert & Mary Jane Foord of Ocklynge Cottages, Willingdon. Born in Easr Dean and enlisted in Eastbourne. Cowman. SM Buried in Boulogne (Eastern) Cemetery

FORBES

William George

Private 65712 13th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action 5 April 1918. Aged 41 Husband of Florence Emma Forbes of 6, Temple Road, Croydon Surrey. Born in Paddington and enlisted in Eastbourne. Eastbourne resident of 1, Glynde Avenue. (MB) Formerly with the Royal West Surreys. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

FORD

Jabez Arthur

Private TF.203932 1st Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment 5th Division. Killed in action 28 June 1917. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs Ford of 62, Bourne Street, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Builders Clerk. AS & CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

FORD

William John

Able Seaman 197742 Royal Navy HMS”Newbury”. Killed in action whilst serving on the minesweeper ‘’Newbury’’ on the 13 February 1918. Aged 38 Served in Somaliland and the Persian Gulf on the Battleship HMS ‘’Glory’’ Resident of 23, Melbourne Road, Eastbourne. Motor driver CH & M© Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

FORTH

George James

Royal Engineers Rank unknown. Died after the war 13. 1 1920. Aged 42 Enlisted in 1915. Son of George & Jane Forth of Bermondsey. Born in Bermondsey. Decorator by trade. Resident of 28, Rylstone Road, Eastbourne. CH. No record with CWGC Grave location unknown.

FOSDICK

John Hyland

Lieutenant 7th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, 14th Division. Died of wounds 31 July 1915, received in action at Hooge on the 12 October 1915,. Aged 20. Son of Frederick Hyland Fosdick & Alice Anne Fosdick of “Cullenwood” Granville Road, Meads, Eastbourne. Born in Sproughton near Ipswich, Suffolk. Educated at Charterhouse School and Pembroke College, Cambridge. All Saints and SJ Bur, Lijssenthoek Miltary Cemetery, Belgium. See also Charterhouse School War Memorial

FOSTER

Harry

Private 688004 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (The British Columbia Regiment.) 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action 6 June 1917. Aged 34. Son of Harry & Elizabeth Foster of 49, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Florence Emily Foster of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Carpenter/Builder CH Buried in Nouex Les Mines Communal Cemetery

FOWLER

Arthur James

Private SD.1326 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs George Fowler of 31, Cavendish Place, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted, Eastbourne. Local Butcher HT No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

FOX

Alfred Richard

Lance Corporal 36672 12th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment 41st Division. Killed in action 4 September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Fox of 20, Beltring Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Chichester Employed as a porter at The Grand Hotel CH. Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No.3, Belgium

FOX

Charles William

Able Seaman Sussex/3/295 RNVR “Howe” Battalion, The Royal Naval Division, Gallipoli. Killed in action on Gallipoli 6 June 1915. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Fox of Eastbourne. Employed as a porter RNVRM No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial

FOX, MC

Charles Alexander Newcombe-

Lieutenant (Adjudant) 4th Battalion, The North Staffordshire Regiment. Att. To 2nd Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment 33rd Division. Killed in action in Belgium 26 September 1917. Aged 21. Son of Alderman Stephen Newcome-Fox & Mrs Annie Enid Newcome-Fox of 19, Brunswick Gardens, Kensington. Resident of ‘Inglenook; Bolsover Road, Meads, Eastbourne. Educated at Rugby College. SJ. Buried in The Huts Cemetery, Belgium

FRANCIS

Victor

Private 28522 8th Battalion, The Somerset Light Infantry 14th Light Division. Formerly with the RASC. Taken prisoner 21.3.18 and died in captivity of kidney disease 6 May 1918. Aged 40. Son of William & Mary Francis. Husband of Lydia Eleanor Francis of 10, Terminus Place, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a grocer. SAN Buried in Grand Seraucourt British Cemetery

FRANCIS

William George

Second Lieutenant The Royal Flying Corps. No 66 Fighter Squadron (Sopwith Camels) Treviso, Italian Front Shot down and killed in action over Italy (Sopwith Camel B.2377) on the 10 March 1918. Aged 19. Son of Arthur & Emillie Francis of “Elmsleigh” Moat Croft Road, Eatbourne. Educated at Eastbourne College.Eastbourne College Memorial. Buried in Conegliano (San Guisepe) Communal Cemetery, Italy.

FRANKLIN

Leslie Nansen

Lieutenant Royal Air Force 56 Fighter Squadron (SE 5a’s) Shot down over the Western Front 14 July 1918. Aged 20. Son of Arthur & Alice Franklin of “Milber Down.” 54, Upperton Road, Eastbourne. Formerly with the Honourable Artillery Company. Born in Eastbourne. Buried in Croisilles British Cemetery

FRASER

John

Sergeant 7184 11th Battalion, The Essex Regiment 6th Division. Killed in action 15 April 1918. Aged 34. Son of William & Amelia Fraser of 8 St. Marys Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Katarina Marie Fraser of Bogo, Stubbsktobing, Denmark. Born in Gibraltar and enlisted in Warley, Essex. Hotel Porter at the Alexandria Hotel. Wounded three times. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

FRASER

Thomas Henry

In existing records there was only one Thomas Henry Fraser, He was. Lance Corporal 14164 16th Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry 32nd Division. Killed in action on the first day of the Somme Offensive 1.7 .16. Born & enlisted in Glasgow SAN No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

FREDERICK

Stanley Oliver

Able Seaman Sussex/Z/242. RNVR “Hawke” Battalion, The Royal Naval Division. Accidently drowned 23 April 1916. Aged 19. Son of Thomas Augustus Frederick (Ex R.N) & Mrs Eleanor Frederick of 35, Gertrude Street, Chelsea. M (G) Buried in Lancashire Landing Cemetery Gallipoli !!

FREELAND

Edwin Tunstall

Private SD.57 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action at Becourt 3 September 1916. Aged 29 Resident of 22, Tidewell Road, Eastbourne. Born in Balham and enlisted in Eastbourne. Grocers assistant. AS No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

FREELAND

Henry John

Private G.7995 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action near Ration Farm 17 May 1916. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs Freeland of Hastings. Born St Leonards and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of Church Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. St. Peters Parish Church Hastings and Hastings War Memorial Milkman SM Buried in Ration Farm Annexe, Belgium.

FREEMAN

Albert Henry

Corporal 3313 9th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, 14th Light Division. Killed in action at Ypres 9 August 1915. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs L Freeman of Railway Cottages, Cooden Beach, Bexhill on Sea. Born in Bexhill and enlisted in Hastings. Not included on the main memorial. St. Mary’s Parish Church only. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial

FRENCH

Albert

Private TF.4250 2/4th Reserve Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment Home Command. Died at home 18 March 1918. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs French of East Street, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne CH. Buried in Eastbourne (Langney) Cemetery

FRENCH

A H Frederick

Petty Officer Sussex/Z/296 189th Brigade, Machine Gun Company. 63rd Royal Naval Division Served in Gallipoli. Killed in action on the Ancre 13 November 1916. Aged 23. Son of Albert & Caroline French of Southdown House, 2, Silverdale Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Employed by LB&SCR. Not included on the main memorial. All Saints Church Memorial only Buried in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel

FRENCH

Frederick James

Private SD. 3820 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Bazentin Le Petit 17 August 1916. Aged 33. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hastings. Eastbourne fireman CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

FRENCH

Percy Harold

Private TF.238167 21st Battalion, The West Yorkshire Regiment Pioneer Battalion, for the 4th Division. Formerly with The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 27. Son of David & Grace French of 81, Ashford Road, Eastbourne. Resident of 3, Salehurst Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Tonbridge. Piano tuner AS Buried in Mindel Trench British Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blagny

FREND

John Arthur Edward

Second Lieutenant 109th Battery, 261st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 17 January 1917. Aged 25. Son of Albert & Anne Frend of Sholing, Southampton. Born in Parkstone, Dorset. Resident of ‘Downside’ Edinson Road, Meads, Eastbourne. Educated at Churchers College, Petersfield, Hants. Churchers College Memorial, Tonbridge College and the RMA Woolwich SJ Buried in Pont du Hem Military Cemetery,

FROST

Edmund Lionel

Lieutenant 1/4th Battalion, The South Lancashire Regiment 3rd Division. Killed in action near Bellewaarde Farm, Ypres, 16 June 1915. Aged 24. Son of Dr.Edmund and Mrs Frost of Chesterfield Road, Meads, Eastbourne. Educated at Uppingham School and Trinity College Cambridge. Cambridge University War List Individual brass in St. Johns, Meads. SJ No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

FRY

Thomas Jesse

Gunner 163904 “A” Battery, 246th Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 12 October 1918. Aged 30 Husband of Ada Fry of 17, Toronto Terrace, Lewes. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Included on Lewes War Memorial & St. Johns Church Memorial. Employed as a waiter at the Grand Hotel. Buried in St Aubert British Cemetery

FRY

Richard

Private SD. 2312 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 23. Son of Jesse & Mary Anne Fry of 2, Brickfield Cottages, Hampden Park, Eastbourne. Born Hellingly and enlisted in Bexhill. Employed as a Groom/Gardener HP. Buried in St. Vaast Post British Cemetery

FRYER

Francis

Private G.16722 1st Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment 5th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 3 October 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs Fryer of Awre, Gloucestershire. Born in Blakeney, Gloucestershire and enlisted in Eastbourne. Eastbourne resident. Employee of the Eastbourne Gazette No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

FURZE

Nevil Ford

Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 7th Division. Killed in action 14 March 1917. Aged 19. Son of Herbert & Mary Ford Furze of 57, Avonmore Road, Kensington St Michaels & All Angels only Buried in Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy

FULLER

Arthur

Sapper 2509 1st Home Counties Field Company The Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 11 March 1915. Aged 23. Son of William Devereux & Sarah Anne Fuller of 47, New Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Electrician. CH, HT, REM. & REC Buried in Estaires Communal Cemetery

FUNNELL

Edwin George

Lance Corporal SD.58 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 22. Son of Edwin & Francis Funnell of 427, Seaside Road, Eastbourne/. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne Baker SAN Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery.

FUNNELL

Harry

Private M2/156108 Motor Transport Depot (Grove Park) Royal Army Service Corps. Died of pneumonia 17 April 1916. Aged 29. Son of Walter & Mercy Funnell of 6, Hudnye Street, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. SAN Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

FUNNELL

William Gilbert

Private 761039 7th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (The British Columbia Regiment) 1st Canadian Division. Killed in action 15 September 1917. Aged 42. Son of William Robinson & Harriett Eliza Funnell of 32, Ocklynge Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Manager No known grave. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial

FURBANK

William George

Private 73449 28th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action at Ypres 5 November 1917. Aged 30. Son of Jane Furbank of 80. Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne. Carpenters apprentice. SS. & CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial (Canadian Section) Ypres, Belgium

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