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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
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GALLARD

William Henry Edward

Private G.5435, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Loos 12 January 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Gallard of 28, Firle Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne Employed as a clerk CH Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos

GAMBELL

Herbert William

Private M2/167752, 596 Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps, Mesopotamia. Died in Mesopotamia 8 September 1918. Aged 34. Son of Stephen & Susannah Gambell. Formerly of Westgate on Sea. Husband of Bertha Gambell of Weston, Herts. Born on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent and enlisted in Plymouth Carpenter. Resident of 7, Grange Road, Eastbourne. (MB) Buried in Tehran Memorial, Persia

GANDER

Albert Nelson

Private 55954, 18th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action 24 March 1918. Aged 28. Son of Albert Nelson & Ruth Jane Gander of 18, Commercial Road, Eastbourne. Baker. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne TW. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

GARNER

Percy George

Private 130466, 59th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Died of wounds in base hospital in Boulogne 6 May 1918. Aged 24. Son of William & Harriett Anne Garner of 29, Junction Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Bromley, Kent. Formerly with the Royal West Kent Regiment. Grocers Assistant AS Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

GARRATT, MM

Hubert George

Corporal 391990, 9th Battalion, London Regiment. 58th London Division (Machine Gun Section). Died of wounds 25 August 1918 (Grave lost). Aged 24. Born in Tulse Hill and enlisted in London, resident of Streatham. Educated at Balham Grammar School. Clerk for Mr F.H. Higgs, Eastbourne. Eastbourne address (MB) 16, Bakewell Road. No known grave. Commemorated on The Vis En Artois Memorial

GAUNTLETT

Frederick Barry

Corporal 8621 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 14 February 1915. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Edmund Gauntlett of 31, Winter Road, Eastbourne. Regimental bandsman of 11 years service. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Bury St. Edmunds SS (Jack Gauntlett?) No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres,

GAUSDEN

Arthur Henry

Corporal L.8242 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 4 November 1918. during the last action fought by the Battalion, in the Great War. Ex regular soldier. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Gausden. Husband of Florence Gausden of 11, Tower Street, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne Employed by Bobbys as Commissionaire, CH Buried in Le Rejet De Beaulieu Communal Cemetery also No known grave. Commemorated on The Vis En Artois Memorial

GAUSDEN

William Walter

Stoker 1st Class 296089 Reservist (RFR/PO/B/5663) Royal Navy H.M. Flotilla Leader "Tipperary". Killed in action during the Battle of Jutland (Night Action) 1 June 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Gausden of Eastbourne. CH SAN No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial,

GEALL

Charles

[Listed on CWGC Geall R.B.] Rifleman 9373 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade 6th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 13 October 1914. Age 30. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Eastbourne resident of 31, Dennis Road. Waiter Buried in Meteren Military Cemetery, Belgium

GEARING

Jack

Private SD. 2093 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 26. Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Hastings HP No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

GEARING

James

Gunner 1189 The Royal Horse Artillery 14th Brigade Ammunition Column. Died of Disease after hostilities, in France 17.12 18 Age 38. Resident of 108, Winter Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

GEARING

Joseph

Private GS.769 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 37. Son of Joseph and Annie Blackley Gearing of 12, Limetree Terrace, Eastbourne. Husband of Mary Anne Gearing (remarried) later of Edinburgh. Born St. Mary’s Eastbourne and enlisted in Eastbourne. Not included on Eastbourne Memorials. Included on Ticehurst Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

GEARING

Sydney

Private SD.1331 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Formerly 12th Battalion. Killed in action at Epehy 18 September 1918. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs C. Gearing of 9, Wannock Road, Eastbourne. Born in Beddingham near Lewes and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employee of Eastbourne Gas Works EG & SAN Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery

GEDGE

Cecil Bertie

Second Lieutenant 1/3rd Battalion, London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) 47th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 49. Born in Mitcham, Surrey. Husband of Mrs Jessie Gedge. Barrister. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. 1885 Cambridge University War List Not included on the main memorial St. Peters redundant church only (SS) No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

GEE

Robert Francis McLean

Second Lieutenant 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. 3rd Division. Died of wounds at home 27 October 1914. Aged 20. Son of George Francis & Mary Elizabeth McLean Gee of Wellington, New Zealand. Educated at Wellington (New Zealand) Eastbourne College and Trinity College Cambridge. Eastbourne College Memorial and the Cambridge University War List. Resident 36, St Johns Road, Meads, Eastbourne.SJ Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

GEER

Frederick

Lance Corporal G. 3747 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 30 June 1918. Age 21. Son of Mr & Mrs F. Geer of 39, Terminus Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. AS Buried in Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension

GEER

Thomas William

Private TF. 201599, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres. 26 September 1917. Aged 32. Son of Mr & Mrs F. Geer of 39, Terminus Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Grace Geer (remarried) of 50, Latimer Road, Eastbourne, later of Lynden Farm. Stonegate. Formerly with the Suffolks. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

GIBBONS

Ernest

Private 25134, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Died of wounds at Cambrai 28 November 1917. Age 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Gibbons of 224, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Engine cleaner. LB&SCR. SAN Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery

GIBBS

Charles Arthur

Private S.1799 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Arras 14 July 1917. Aged 22. Son of Arthur & Alice Gibbs of 85, Dennis Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Grocers Assistant CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

GIBBS

Fred

Lance Corporal 27414, 7th Battalion, OX & Bucks Light Infantry 26th Division. Killed in action in the Balkans 9 May 1917. Aged 33. Son of Robert & Naomi Gibbs of Eastbourne. Husband of Mable Gibbs of 11, Watts Lane, Eastbourne, Formerly Royal Sussex. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Greenkeeper CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Doiran Memorial, Greece.

GIBBS

Frederick

Private 228160, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 30 September 1917. Aged 22. Son of Henry George and Alice Gibbs of 91, Langstone Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Fanny Gibbs (remarried) of 1, Clay Hill Cottages, Pevensey Road, Westham. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Greenkeeper at Willingdon Golf Course. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

GIBBS

Fredrick William

Able Seaman Sussex/3/223 RNVR "Howe" Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Killed in action on Gallipoli 4 June 1915. Aged 23. Son of Arthur & Alice Gibbs of 85, Dennis Road, Eastbourne Porter RNVRM CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial

GIBBS

Harry

Private L. 8653 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Indian Army. Died of malaria in Peshawar 16 December 1914. Aged 27. Regular soldier. Son of Mr & Mrs George Gibbs of 92, Langstone Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. CH Buried in Peshawar Cemetery. No known grave. Commemorated on The Delhi Memorial

GIBBS

Thomas Edward

Driver 10639 "B" Battery, 117th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 9 September 1918. Aged 26 Husband of Ellen Mary Gibbs of 91, Langstone Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. CH. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension

GIBSON

Philip Hemsworth

Sergeant Z/635 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade 4th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 10 July 1916. Age 36. Son of Edward Graeme & Elizabeth Gibson of Chislehurst Kent Included on Chislehurst War Memorial St Michael & All Angels only. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

GILBERT

David

2nd Corporal Deal/637/S Royal Marines. Royal Marines Divisional Engineers, Royal Naval Division. Died of enteric fever in military hospital in Cairo. 21. 6. 15. Aged 27 Served on Gallipoli. Son of Davis & Ellen Elizabeth Gilbert of 22, Upper Avenue, Eastbourne. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery

GILL

Herbert Henry

Private G.18972, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 20 January 1917. Aged 32. Husband of Elizabeth Gill if 39, Victoria Drive, Victoria Gardens, Eastbourne. Born in Hoxton and enlisted in Wandsworth AS Buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery Arras

GIRARDOT

Paul Chancourt

Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Ox & Bucks Light Infantry 2nd Division ("C" Company) 2/Lt. Girardot was killed when a shell fell on his company while forming up outside a large cave near La Cour de Soupir on the Marne. 10 men were killed and another 11 wounded. 17 September 1914. Aged 18. Son of Lt Colonel I F Girardot (Ox & Bucks) and Mrs Mary R. Girardot of Trevaughan, Carmarthen. Born in Southampton. Not included on the main memorial St. Peters redundant Church only (SS) Buried in Soupir Churchyard

GLADMAN

John Owen

Private TF.2874 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 18. Son of John & Elizabeth Gladman of 21, St. James Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hastings. Gardener. CH & SP. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

GLASS

Robert Thomas Charles

Private TF.205193 1st Garrison Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. E.E.F. Died of malaria in the Australian military hospital in Port Said, Egypt. Egypt 6 November 1918. Aged 34. Son of Mr W & Mrs Mary Anne Glass 45, Clarence Road, Eastbourne. Formerly with the Bedfords. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Shepherds Bush. Baker CH Buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery.

GLEN

John Arthur

Trooper 1077 1st King Edwards Horse Att. X1th Corps. Killed in action 9 April 1918. Aged 31. Son of John & Charlotte Glen. Born in Islington and enlisted in Bishops Stortford. Resident of 73, Cavendish Avenue, Eastbourne. (MB) No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

GODDEN

Edward

Leading Signalman 218270 Royal Navy HMS "Victory 1" Portsmouth (Portsmouth Shore Establishment). Died of influenza 28. 10.18. Aged 33 Regular sailor who enlisted in 1901, Served for 5 years on the Cruiser HMS ‘Hyacinth’ on the West African Station and off East Africa. Son of George & Sophia Godden. Husband of Esther Mary Godden of 87, Meads Street, Eastbourne. SJ. Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery

GOLDSMITH

Alfred William

Private G.42564 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 21st Division. Killed in action 10 March 1918. Aged 34 Former Royal West Kents. Son of Alfred & Kate Goldsmith of 17, Western Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Lottie Goldsmith of 3, Burfield Road, Seaside, Eastbourne. Born in Hailsham and enlisted in Eastbourne. CH. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery

GOLDSMITH

Arthur Thomas

Rifleman C/42 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps 33rd Division. Died of wounds 15 July 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs J.A. Goldsmith of 23, Meads Village, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Groundsman SJ. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval

GOLDSMITH

Bertie

Lieutenant 30 Battery, /39th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 13 October 1918. Aged 30. Son of Stephen Henry & Sarah Goldsmith of 22, Salehurst Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Netta Goldsmith Printer HT.SM Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

GOLDSMITH

Charles Alfred

Private TF.252563 3rd Battalion, London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) 56th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 26 October 1917. Aged 21. Resident 115 Tideswell Road,. Born and enlisted in Stepney, Tailor. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

GOLDSMITH

John (Jack)

Private SD. 1594 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the March retreat 22 March 1918. Aged 21. Son of Alfred & Kate Goldsmith of 17, Western Road, Eastbourne. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Eastbourne. CH No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

GOOCH

Phyllis Mary

V.A.D. Nurse British Red Cross Society. Died of influenza in the Military Hospital in Church Street 5 November 1918. Buried in Ocklynge Easbourne Cemetery

GOODCHILD

Victor George

Lieutenant Royal Air Force. 2nd Aircraft Supply Depot, Abbeville. Died of influenza in France 31 October 1918. Aged 21. Son of George William & Elizabeth Jane Goodchild of "Ennismore" 81, Enys Road, Eastbourne. Born in Brockley, South London. General List, New Armies. EU. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

GOODEN

Frank Widenham

Major The Royal Flying Corps (Special reserve) Test Pilot. Killed while flight testing a SE5a at Farnborough 28 January 1917. Aged 30. Resident of The High Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. Brother in Law of Mr. W.G. Scandrett of 22, Dukes Avenue, Chiswick.SM Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

GOODWIN

Francis Charles P. (Robert ?)

Private G.18381 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds 5 May 1917. Age 30. Born in Bristol and enlisted in Eastbourne. Former Chorister, Bristol Cathedral Formerly G.12157 Royal Sussex Not on the Main Memorial All Saints Church only Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

GORDON

Bernard Vernon

Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident on active service in Northumberland 14 December 1916. Aged 18. Son of Thomas & Katherine Gordon of ‘Tregerma’ Meads Eastbourne, later of Linden Chase, Sevenoaks, Kent. Born in Sevenoaks. Educated at Eastbourne College Eastbourne College Memorial and Sevenoaks War Memorial SJ. & SP. Buried in Ancroft (St. Annes) Churchyard Northumberland

GORDON

Donald Jervis

Second Lieutenant 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. 25th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 3 July 1916. Aged 24. Son of Thomas & Katherine Gordon of ‘Tregema’, Meads, Eastbourne later of Linden Chase, Sevenoaks, Kent. Born in Sevenoaks. Architect. Educated at Lancing College Lancing College Memorial and Sevenoaks War Memorial, Kent. SJ, SP Buried in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension.

GORE-BROWNE

Geoffrey George

Midshipman Royal Navy HMS "Aboukir" (Chief Cadet Captain R.N. College Osborne 1914.) lost when the cruiser was torpedoed off the Dutch coast by U 9 on the 22 September 1914. Aged 15. Son of Mr C.H. Arthur & Mrs Daisy Gore-Brown of "Combe Edge" Meads, Eastbourne. Grandson of Colonel H.G. Gore-Brown (VC) D.L. J.P. who won the Victoria Cross at Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny in 1857. No known grave. Commemorated on The Chatham Royal Naval Memorial

GORE-LANGTON, MC

Montague Vernon

Captain 1st Battalion, The Irish Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action near Vermelles 9 October 1915. Aged 28 Youngest son of William Frederick & Lisa Gore-Langton of Padbury Lodge, Padbury, Bucks. Included on Padbury Parish Church War Memorial and has an individual Tablet in the Church. St Michael & All Angels only Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery

GORRINGE, MC

Clifton Edward

Captain ("C" Company) 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Nurlu 5 September 1918. Aged 32. Son of Frank & Mary Gorringe of "Rowfant" Hampden Park, Eastbourne. Included on the Hampden Park Obelisk Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension

GOSDEN

William Stephen

Private G.24017 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme 6 September 1916. Aged 19 Formerly Royal Sussex. Son of Mr & Mrs Gosden of Montague Lodge, Lewes Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne SP (SS) & AS No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

GRAHAM

Henry Davenport

(Probably) Flight Lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service. Died in the Balkans 21 March 1917. Aged 20. Son of Harold John and Agnes Marion Graham of 9, Watts Avenue, Rochester, Kent. H T Buried in Salonika (Lambet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece.

GRANT

James Horace

Private SD 2260 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Becourt 3 September 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs T.D.Grant of 107, Whitley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a gardener. Salvation Army Bandsman Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery

GRANT

William Skinner

(Possibly) Gunner 129960 156th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 10 May 1918. Age 28. Son of Isaac & Louisa Grant of Eastbourne, formerly of Icklesham. Husband of Mrs E S Grant of 6, New Road Avenue, Chatham. Kent. Born in Beckley and enlisted in Chatham. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext No 2

GRANT-DALTON, MC

Harold

Lieutenant R.N.V.R "Hood" Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division. Died in captivity in Germany 28 April 1918. Aged 28. Son of The Rev Colin Grant-Dalton and Mrs Grant -Dalton of "Ellerthwaite" The Goffs, Eastbourne. Educated at Malvern College. Employed by Sir H. Mainwaring as an Estate Agent. SM Buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany

GREEN

Herbert William

Second Lieutenant 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in action at Langemarck, Ypres, 16 August 1917. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs William Green of "The Cottage" Shenfoot Lane, Beckley. Resident & Headmaster, St. Mary’s School, Eastbourne. SM. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium.

GREENHOW

Denys Edward

Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 45 Fighter Squadron (Sopwith two seaters). Died of wounds 6 March 1917. Aged 19. Son of The Rev. Edward Henry & Gertrude Mary Petch Greenhow of 85, Royal Parade, Eastbourne. Born at Chideock, Dorset. Educated at Lancing College. CH. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium.

GRESLEY

Stukeley Marmaduke

Lance Corporal 19417 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 41st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18 September 1916. Aged 26. Son of William Stukeley Gresley and Maria Elizabeth Gresley, of 140, Victoria Drive, late of Butleigh, near Glastonbury, Somerset. Enlisted in St. Pauls Churchyard. Resident of Eastbourne.Clerk at Midland Bank No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

GRIFFIN

Richard Watson

Corporal 6983 East African Motor Transport Corps. Died on active service in East Africa 2 December 1918. Aged 25. Born in Crowborough Eastbourne connection unknown. Buried in Zomba Town Cemetery Malawi (Nyasaland)

GRIFFITHS

Henry Charles

Private SD. 1350 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near the Rue De Bois 16 May 1916. Aged 28. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of 8, Firle Road, Eastbourne. Employed in the town as a labourer. CH Buried in Browns Road Military Cemetery, Festubert.

GRIPPER

Edward Cutbush

Captain 7th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 20th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 5 December 1917. Aged 29. Son of John Edward & Annie Ellen Gripper of Barnes, London. Husband of Ruby K Gripper of Wards Cross, Hurst, Twyford, Berkshire St Michaels & All Angels only Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

GRIPPER

Walter Vincent Thomas

Captain 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action near Mametz 24 July 1916. Aged 27. Son of Walter & Evelyn Hayes Gripper of Park House, Park Lane, Willingdon. St. Michaels & All Angels only Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz

GROVES

Frank

Private 79437, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action at Epehy 21 September 1918. Age19. Born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent and enlisted in Brighton. Turner by trade. (Caffyns) Battalion, Bomber. Resident of 27. Western Road, Eastbourne. SP Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery

GURNEY

Cecil William

Rifleman 2473 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade 27th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 4 May 1915. Aged 24. Son of John Henry & Mercy Ellen Gurney of 95, Green Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. SM. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres,

GURNEY

Charles Frederick

Private G.16031, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 March 1918. Aged 26. Son of Amos & Fanny Gurney of 48, Cavendish Place, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. HT. No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

GURNEY

Phillip John

Sergeant 1195 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade 8th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 24 October 1916. Aged 28. Son of John Henry & Mercy Ellen Gurney of 95, Green Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. SM. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

GURR

Frederick William

Private G.53155 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action near Arras 24 April 1917. Age 38. Born in Lewes and enlisted in Eastbourne. Eastbourne resident. SJ No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

GURR

Henry Robertson

Private 295018 2/4th Battalion, London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers). Died of wounds during the German Spring offensive 22 March 1918. Aged 36 Ex Regular with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Born in Uckfield and enlisted in East Ham. Resident of Forest Gate (MB) 40, Ashford Square Eastbourne. Clerk. AS Buried in Noyon New British Cemetery

GUY

Henry Albert

Able Seaman 181815 Royal Navy (RFR/CH/B/8191) Reservist Enlisted 1893 HMS "Aboukir" Lost when the Cruiser was torpedoed by U9 off the Dutch coast 22 September 1914. Aged 35. Son of Alfred Job & Harriett Guy of Eastbourne. Husband of Clara Eliza Guy of 25, Bexhill Road, Eastbourne. Painter. SAN. No known grave. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial

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