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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
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NASH

William James

Driver T4/036382 Auxilliary Bus Company, Royal Army Service Corps. No other details. Town Hall.& medal rolls

NEATE, MC

Nelson Rayner

Captain 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 18th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Aged 20. Son of Rayner Maurice & Edith Neate of “Shirley” 18, West Heath Avenue, Golders Green, London. Born in London. St Michaels & All Angels only. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

NELSON

Harman Alfred

Private 73578, 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters 35th Division. Killed in action 29 September 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Nelson of 42, Gore Park Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Choirister at St. Michaels. Butcher by trade. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

NESSLING

Charles Lewis

Private TF.203180 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment 37th Division. Killed in action at Arras 28 April 1917. Age 34. Eastbourne resident of 18, Albion Road, Born in Marylebone and enlisted in Eastbourne. Masseur at the Grand Hotel CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

NEWBERY

Richard Fenton Theodore

Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps attached to The 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action near Montauban 14 June 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Edward Cleaver Newbery of 4, Carew Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Annie Flora Newbery of 9, India Street, Edinburgh. Educated at Tonbridge School and Edinburgh University. Doctor. HT. Buried in Peronne Road Cemetery Maricourt

NEWELL

Henry Charles

Private SD. 216 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action 25 June 1916. Aged 25 Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. Memorial book gives 87,Dudley Road as the residence of both Walter and Henry Newell Greengrocer CH. Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery

NEWELL

Walter

Private G.1403, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action 6 November 1918. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs M. Newell of 2, Railway Terrace, Eastbourne Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in the town as a Kitchen Porter CH. Buried in Wargnies Le Petit Communal Cemetery

NEWMAN

Alfred Frederick James

Private SD.2398 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 6 September 1916. Aged 32. Son of Herbert & Topsy Newman of 18, New Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs J. Newman of 96, Winter Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne & enlisted in Hastings. Employed in Eastbourne as a Porter. CH. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

NEWMAN

Charles George

Stoker 1st Class K/4945 Royal Navy HMS “Viking” Destroyer Dover Patrol Killed when the Destroyer was in collision with another vessel off Folkestone. 2 February 1918. Aged 23 Previously served on board HMS Bulwark and HMS Achillies. Son of Herbert & Topsy Newman of 18, New Road, Eastbourne. CH. Buried in Dover (St. James) Cemetery

NEWMAN

Harry Weller

Corporal 1942 1/4th Battalion, Ox & Bucks Light Infantry 48th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 23 July 1916. Age 21 Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Culham, Oxon. Resident of 31, Upperton Road, Eastbourne. Student SM. Buried in Pozieres British Cemetery, Poziers La Boisselle

NEWMAN

Herbert Joseph

Private L. 7730 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at St. Quentin 24 September 1918.age 34 Regular. Resident of 51, Melbourne Street Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in the town as a postman CH. Buried in Berthaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pontru

NEWTON

Benjamin Thomas

Private S.1878 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Special Reservist Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Frederick Charles & Emma Newton of 4, Fife Street, Canning Town, London Born in Bermondsey and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of Folkington & Greenfield Road, Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a waiter. Folkington Parish Church. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

NEWTON

Frederick

Private 881 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders Meerut Division Indian Corps. Killed in action 9 December 1914.aged 23. Son of Frederick Charles & Emma Newton of 4, Fife Street, Canning Town, London Born in Bermondsey and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of Folkington and Greenfield Road, Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a painter Folkington Parish Church. Buried in Browns Road Military Cemetery Festubert

NICHOLLS

Herbert Charles

Private SD.90 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action at Becourt 3 September 1916. Age 21 Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in the town as a butcher. Resident of 4, Cross Street, Eastbourne. CH & AS. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

NOAKES

James Arthur

Private 36448, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Thiepval 7 October 1916. Age 30. Son of Isaac & Sarah Noakes of 45, Morris Road, Lewes. Husband of Florence Noakes (remarried) of 109, Firle Road, Eastbourne, later of 11, Eastbank Road, Hampton Hill, Middlesex. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hampton Hill. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

NORCROSS

William Henry

Private 80270 Royal Army Medical Corps Died in a railway accident near Rouen 7 January 1918. Aged 46. Son of Edward and Alma Norcross of Preston, Lancashire. Born in Preston. Husband of Mary Norcross of 3, Upperton Gardens, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Ilford, Essex. Schoolmaster CH. Buried in Bois Guillame Communal Cemetery Extension.

NORRIS

George William

Unidentified

NORTH

Samuel Frost

Second Lieutenant 15th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 32nd Division. Killed in action 2 November 1918. Aged 38. Son of George & Hannah North of Ersham Lodge, Ersham Road, Hailsham. Born Moss Side,Manchester. Husband of Elizabeth Helen North of 59, Whitley Road, Eastbourne. Assistant Schoolmaster Christchurch School employed by the Eastbourne Education Authority CH. Buried in Landrecies British Cemetery

NORTON

Hugh

Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps. No 8 Artillery Observation Squadron (A.W.FK8’s) with his observer 2/Lt Reginald Tillett, was shot down over the front 24 March 1917. Aged 24 Formerly with The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Son of Mr & Mrs David Norton of 30, Grassington Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted 4 August 1914. St Michael & All Angels. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty

NOVIS

Frederick David

Private 38254 10th Battalion, Royal Warwckshire Regiment 19th Division Died of wounds at home after the war 14 June 1919. Aged 20. Son of Joseph and Ellen Novis of 48,Bexhill Road, Eastbourne Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Mineral Water Company Employee. Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

NOVIS

Samuel

Driver 5 1/4th Sussex Battery, Royal Field Artillery Indian Army. Died of disease in Rawalpindi 10 February 1916. Aged 35. Son of Joseph & Ellen Novis of 48, Bexhill Road, Eastbourne. RFA (RED) & SAN Labourer (Not included in SDGW). Buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery.

NUNNELEY

John C

Lance Corporal 3186 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry 2nd Division. Killed in action near Arras 28 April 1917 Husband of Mrs J C Nunneley (remarried) of 59, Vicarage Road, Old Town, Eastbourne Born in Clevedon, Somerset and enlisted in Ramsgate. SM. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

NYE

Joseph Francis John

Pioneer 244647, No 5 Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 23 August 1917. Aged 36. Son of Joseph Edwin and Eliza Nye of London. Born in Bow. Husband of May Nye of 27, Susans Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Bexhill on Sea. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Furniture dealer. SAN. Buried in Bluet Farm Cemetery, Belgium

Last update 3 October, 2009

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