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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
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KEAY

Wilfred Farrar

Lieutenant (Adjudant) 9th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 21st Division. Killed in action near Flers 16 September 1916. Aged 28. Son of Henry William & Annie Keay of “Elms-Meade” Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs Ethel Keay (remarried, later of Redditch, Worcs.) Land Surveyor Educated at Eastbourne College Eastbourne College Memorial & SS. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

KEEN

Frederick Albert

Private 1851 16th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment 29th Division. Died of wounds 27 May 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mark & Emma Keen of Oxford Husband of Emily Keen of 5, Clarence Road, Eastbourne. Born in Oxford and enlisted in Woldingham, Surrey. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

KEEPING

Claude Jeffery

Captain 1/8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment 56th London Division. Killed in action near Amiens 24 August 1918. Aged 34. Son of Thomas & Evaline Elizabeth Keeping of Staines. Husband of Marjorie Gladys Cobbold Keeping of Fairfield Lodge, Staines. Eastbourne connection unknown. Not included on the main memorial. St. Saviours only Buried in Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery

KEES

Herbert

Private 27467 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry 14th Light Division. Died of wounds 2 January 1918. Age 29. Son of Frederick & Ellen Kees (Greengrocers) Husband of Mrs R.M. Kees of 157 Harringay Road, West Green London. Born in Islington and enlisted in East Ham. Formerly with The London Regiment (MB) Address 52, Commercial Road, Eastbourne. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

KEIGHLEY

Harold Sugden

Sub Lieutenant Royal Navy HMS “Julius” Died of sickness 8 January 1921. Age 20. Son of George Sugden & Winifred Keighley of 2, Harlington Mansions, Eastbourne Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery (Not included on Council Offices W.M.)

KEMP

Frederick Thomas

Private 27417, 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry 14th Division. Killed in action 6 March 1917. Aged 41. Son of George & Mary Kemp of Ramsgate. Husband of Katie Kemp of 4, Neville Road, Eastbourne. Born in Ramsgate and enlisted in Eastbourne. Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. French Polisher CH Buried in Agny Military Cemetery

KEMP

Jabez

Private TF.241492 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 25 September 1917. Aged 19. Son of William James & Emily Kemp of Great Bigknowle Farm, Swife Lane, near Heathfield. Born in Heathfield and enlisted in Eastbourne. Shop assistant Included on the Memorials at Heathfield and Burwash Common. MB, 21, Green Street, Eastbourne. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery , Zillebeke, Belgium

KENNARD

Harry

Private 41707, 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment 30th Division. Died of wounds 6 July 1917. Aged 39 Husband of Fanny Kennard of 19, Hoad Road, Eastbourne. Formerly Royal Sussex. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Porter CH Bur Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

KENNARD

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KENNAUGH

Gilbert Edward

Lance Corporal G.1400 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of The Rev. G.E. Kennaugh and Mrs Sarah Kennaugh of 67, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne. Born in Pontypool, Monmouthshire and enlisted in Eastbourne. MC. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

KENNETT

Wilfred Frederick

Pioneer 538558 28th Division Signal Company The Royal Engineers 28th Division (Salonika). Died of malaria 4 October 1918 after 3 years service in the Balkans. Aged 22. Son of William Augustus and Grace Amelia Kennett of 138, Hurst Road, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Greengrocer Buried in Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Salionika, Greece.

KENTON

Eric John

Private 44683, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers 1st Division. Died of wounds 16 September 1918. Aged 21. Son of John & Sophia Kenton (Fruiterers) of 33, Hyde Road Eastbourne. Former Royal Engineer. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. SS. Buried in Heath Cemetery Harbonniers

KENTON

Walter

Private L.8346 2nd Battalion, East Kent Regiment. Killed in action near Ypres 8 February 1915. Aged 30. Regular soldier. Son of William & Grace Kenton of Sandwich. Born in Sandwich and enlisted in Canterbury. E.U. Included on Sandwich WM. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial

KENWARD

Frederick William

Private 477491 The Royal Canadian Regiment 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action at Ypres 5 June 1916. Aged 34 Reservist with 7 years service in the Royal Sussex. Son of George James & Mary Jane Kenward of 5, Wellington Street, Lewes. Resident of The Soldier & Sailors Home 27 Upprton Road, Eastbourne Labourer Included on Lewes War Memorial Comm. Menin Gate Memorial (Canadian Section) Ypres, Belgium

KENWARD

Henry John Noel

Corporal G.2298 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action at Bernafay Wood on the Somme 14 July 1916. Aged 31 Husband of Annie Louisa Kenward of 7, Cornfield Terrace, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Draughtsman SS. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

KENWARD

Sydney Elphick

Private L.7474 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action on the Aisne 14 September 1914. Age 28 Reservist 7 years with the Royal Sussex. Son of George James & Mary Jane Kenward of 5, Wellington Street, Lewes. Resident of the Soldier & Sailors home. 27, Upperton Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Lewes. Gardener Included on Lewes War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

KENWARD

Thomas

Trooper 4283 9th (Queens Royal) Lancers 1st Cavalry Division Died of wounds on the Marne 2 October 1914. “C” Squadron. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of Longstone, Eastbourne. Buried in Villeneuve-St Georges Old Communal Cemetery.

KERSLAKE

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Not on Main Memorial All Saints Church only

KEWELL

Charles Henry

Corporal SD.2207 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21 October 1916. Aged 31. Son of Henry & Anne Kewell of Donnington. Born in Apledram and enlisted in Bexhill CH Included on West Wittering Parish War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

KILBY

Walter

Lance Corporal G.1769 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Hulluch 13 October 1915. Aged 28. Son of James & Emily Kilby. Born in Caterham and enlisted in London (MB) Address 18, Hampden Terrace, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

KING

Charles Albert

Private 27060 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment 30th Division Formerly Essex Regiment Died of wounds 2 November 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs C King of 1, Ejector Cottages, Roselands, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Gardener SAN Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension

KING, MM

John

Gunner 4249 Royal Garrison Artillery 8th, Divisional TMB. Killed in action on the Marne during the German May Offensive27 May 1918. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Gosport, Hampshire. Next of kin, Hastings. Not on the Main Memorial All Saints Church only. No known grave. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial

KING

Thomas Alfred

Gunner 905843 337th Field Battery The Royal Field Artillery (TF). Killed in action in Mesoporamia 25 October 1918. Aged 21. Resident of 9, Wharf Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in St. Leonards. Postman CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial Iraq.

KING

William

Private L.10215 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr King and Mrs Elizabeth King of Eastbourne. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Eastbourne. Vanboy CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

KING

William

Private SD. 4886 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 18. 10.17. Age 30 Enlisted in RNVR. Discharged. Rejoined in 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs King of 72, Whitley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Cooden Beach, Bexhill. Resident of Polegate. Eastbourne Cabbie. Polegate Parish Church Memorial Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium

KING

William

Private G.25865 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment 5th Division. Killed in action at Amiens 23 August 1918. Aged 20 Served in France and Italy. Son of Mrs L. Huggins of 5, Caroline Terrace, Lower Road, Sutton, Surrey. Born in Southwark and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of 14, Hampden Avenue, Hampden Park, Eastbourne. Formerly with the Bedfords. HP Buried in Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont

KING-SALTER

Nigel Henry

Major 6th Gurkha Rifles. Mesopotamia Brigade Major 55th Infantry Brigade. Died in Mesopotamia 3 June 1919. Aged 31 Twice Ment. In Desp. Son of Colonel Henry King-Slater of The Rifle Brigade and Mrs Constance King-Slater of Hampton Court Palace. Not included on the main memorial St. Peters redundant church only (SS) Buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery

KINGSTON

Nugent Arthur

Second Lieutenant 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment 4th Division. Killed in action 1 April 1918. OBG SPOBG (SS) Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

KNIGHT

Ernest

Airman 2nd class 214503 Manston Flying School Royal Air Force. Died of influenza 4 November 1918. Aged 30. Son of Edward & Sarah Knight. Husband of Mary Eleanor Knight of 10, Wannock Road, Eastbourne. Bus Driver TWES SAN Bur Eastbourne (Ocklynghe) Cemetery

KNIGHT

Frederick

Sapper 532733 490th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 18 September 1917. Aged 34 Husband of Kate Knight (remarried) of 10, Beltring Terrace, Eastbourne. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Bricklayer REC REM & CH Buried in Trois Abres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Belgium

KNIGHT

Henry George

Sapper 125 1/1st Home Counties Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 28 October 1916. Age 27. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of 1, Winchester Street, Eastbourne. Plumber REC REM & CH SJ. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

KNIGHTON

David

Gunner 212610 15th Reserve Battery Royal Field Artillery. Wounded in France and died at home 11 March 1917. Age 33. Son of Thomas & Clara Knighton. Husband of Florence Sarah Knighton of 13, Motcombe Road, Eastbourne. Born in Southwark and enlisted in Eastbourne. Head Accountant SM Buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

KNOCKER

Arthur Paget

Captain 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment “B” Company 4th Division Shot by a sniper in Ploegsteert Wood, near Ypres 8 February 1915. Aged 25. Son of Colonel H P Knocker Royal Engineers and Mrs Knocker of “Bushey Ruff” Carlisle Road, Eastbourne. Educated at Eastbourne College. Regular officer enlisted in 1909 SP & All Saints Eastbourne College WM. Buried in Ploegsteert Churchyard

Last update 3 October, 2009

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