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Chaplain 4th Class Royal Army Chaplains Department Died at home 4 November 1917. Aged 66. Son of Kyran & Mary O’Dea of William Street, Kilkenny, Northern Ireland. Buried in Crawley Monastery Burial Ground



Lance Corporal 593038 2./18th Battalion, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) 60th Division. Killed in action near Arras. 9 October 1916. Aged 25. Formerly with the RAMC. Husband of Ethel Mary Oakman (remarried) later of Weybridge. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Kingston on Thames.CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial


Alexander Walter

Captain Lieutenant Royal Army Service Corps attached to 60th Siege Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery Died at home 30 October 1918. Aged 36. Son of Mr & Mrs A. Stuart Ogilvie of Lazewell Hall, Leiston, Suffolk. Husband of Annie Ogilvie (remarried) later of The Chase, Weybridge, Surrey. M.A. Oxon. Included on Aldringham Parish Church War Memorial, St Michaels & All Angels only. Buried in Aldringham (St Andrew) Churchyard,Suffolk


John Joseph Owen

Able Seaman London Z/3030 RNVR. “Hawke” Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 13 November 1916. Aged 20 Next of kin Clapham, South London. Resident of 114, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Clerk. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial


Aubrey Parker

Lieutenant 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment att. to the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in an accident at home.11 November 1918. Aged 33. Son of Mr. & Mrs William Ward of Milnthorpe Road, Meads, Eastbourne Born in Oxford. Educated at Eastbourne College. BA Oxon. Artist. Eastbourne College War Memorial. Buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery


Sydney Dennis

Lance Corporal G. 8705 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Bazentin 17 August 1916. Age 23. Son of Mr Osborne and Mary Jane Osborne of 60, Vicarage Road, Hastings. Born in Hastings and enlisted in Eastbourne. Hastings War Memorial. EUWM. Buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery


Frederick William

Private L. 9984 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment 5th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 18 December 1914. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs John Ottley of 244, Southbourne Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Regular CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres,


Alan Hayes

Second Lieutenant “B” Battery, 149th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 10 December 1917. Aged 20. Son of Edward Hayes & Bessie Eleanor Paton Oxley of 22, Grassington Road, Eastbourne. Educated at Eastbourne College. Eastbourne College War Memorial & SJ. Buried in The Huts Cemetery, Belgium

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