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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

PACKETT

John Laurence

Sergeant L.8815 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Reservist Killed in action at Bazentin Le Petit 20 August 1916. Aged 26. Son of Thomas & Katherine Packett of 112, Tideswell Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a Porter with the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway AS. Buried in London Cemetery Extension, Longueval

PACKHAM

Alfred James

Private G.6515 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 5 June 1917 Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Next of kin Eastbourne. CH HT. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial.

PACKHAM

T E

Unidentified 34 Willowfield Road, Eastbourne (MB)

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Albert

2nd Corporal 532118 490th Field Company, Royal Engineers Taken prisoner and died in captivity 12 April 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr Page and Mrs Alice Page of 17, Bexhill Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Eastbourne Joiner by trade REM REC SAN. Buried in Avesnes Sur Helpe Communal Cemetery.

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Ernest Alfred

Private G.8159 3rd Reserve Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment Died at Newhaven 19 May 1917. Aged 46. Son of James & Sarah Page. Husband of Ellen Page of 107, Longstone Road, Eastbourne. Born in Wilmington and enlisted in Eastbourne. Carman. Buried in Ocklynge Cemetery, Eastbourne.

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Unidentified. Resident of 19, Tower Street, Eastbourne (MB)

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Henry Richard

Private 26750, 165 Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Formerly Royal Sussex. Killed in action 26 September 1916. Age 36. Resident of 20, Bexhill Road, Eastbourne. Born in Newick and enlisted in Eastbourne. Warehouseman with Pickfords SAN & CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

PAGET

Gerald Lewis

Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps Formerly with the Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action in Palestine 13 July 1917. Aged 34 Born in Loughborough. St Michaels & All Angels only. No known grave. Commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial

PAIN

Claude

Private SD.2270 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action near Ramscappelle 9 July 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Pain of 7, Broomfield Street, Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs H. Pain of 66, Green Street, Eastbourne. SM AS. Buried in Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery St. Georges,

PAIN

George Montague

Private G. 17724, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Division. Wounded at Arras and died 10 April 1917. Aged 20. Son of Charles & Henrietta Pain of 118, Ashford Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne, enlisted in Brighton. Bootmaker AS. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

PAIN

William Holland

Private S2/SR/04484 Army Service Corps. Died of Malaria in the Princess Alice Hospital. Age 49. Son of Mr & Mrs W Pain of 7, Broomfield Street. Buried with full military honours, location and date unknown. Special Reservist SM

PAIN

William Tyler

Private SD.1424 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 21 October 1916. Age 36 Husband of Ada Ruth Pain of 25, Oxford Street, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a Milkman CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

PALLETT

William Henry

Private L.8967 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 25. Son of William & Mary Pallett of 17, Brightland Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. SM. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

PALMER

Cecil Howard

Lieutenant Colonel C/O of the 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment 13th Division. Killed by a sniper in the trenches on Gallipoli 26 July 1915. Aged 42. Son of The Rev John Howard & Mrs Palmer of East Worldham Rectory, Alton, Hampshire. Husband of Hilda Beatrice Palmer of 35, Anstye Road, Alton Hants. Educated at Radley College. Served in South Africa. ADC to Aldershot Infantry Brigade 1901/02 20 years service with the Worcestershire Regiment Hampshire County Cricketer Born in Eastbourne. SS (SP) SS. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial.

PARISH

John Turley

Corporal 400127, 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment 21st Division. Formerly Royal Sussex. Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 21. Son of Alfred James & Mary Elizabeth Parish of “Kinross” 27, Stafford Street, Brighton. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Lewes. Resident of Hove. Native of Eastbourne. Eastbourne Bank Clerk CH. Buried in Targelle Ravine British Cemetery, Villers Guislain

PARK

Adam St. John Lloyd

Major “A” Battery, 38th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 21 April 1917. Aged 30. Son of Captain Adam Park (Royal Irish Regiment) and Mrs Susan Park (Dixon, remarried ,later of “Glan Ceris” Menai Bridge, Anglesey. Not included on the main memorial St. Peters redundant church only (SS). Buried in Gorre British and Indian Cemetery

PARKER

Richard

Private 50722, 16th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. 35th Division. Formerly with the Suffolks. Killed in action at Amiens 10 August 1918. Born in Mansfield, Notts, and enlisted in Brighton. Resident of Meads Eastbourne. SJ. No known grave. Commemorated on The Vis En Artois Memorial

PARKHOUSE

Ronald Bertie

Private 40246, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment 33rd Division. Killed in action 5 November 1916. Aged 23. Son of Albert & Susannah Eliza Parkhouse of 35, Ocklynge Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Gloucester. Chemist SS. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

PARKEN

Gerald

[Listed on war memorial as PARKIN] Private 84925 142 Company, Labour Corps. Formerly 4th Labour Company, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died in base hospital at Rouen 3 July 1918. Born in Thudy Camps, Cambs and enlisted in Eastbourne. AS & HT. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen

PARRIS, MM

Edward

Private 21700, 2/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment 62nd Division. Killed in action 20 July 1918. Son of George & Flora Parrish of 23, Pevensey Road, Eastbourne. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Portsmouth. Resident of Brighton. HT. Buried in Matfaux British Cemetery

PARRIS

Richard William

Corporal G. 8402 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Guillemont on the Somme 18 August 1916. Aged 31. Resident of 82, Firle Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Maidstone, Kent. Telegraphist. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

PARSONS

Alfred

Private G.15960 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21 October 1916 Husband of Mrs M.A. Parsons (remarried) of 17, Brightland Road, Eastbourne, later of Stroud in Gloucestershire. Born in Hailsham and enlisted in Eastbourne. SM. Buried in Grandcourt Road Cemetery, Grandcourt

PARSONS

Desmond Clare

Captain. 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards Guards Division. Killed in action at Flers/Courcelette 15 September 1915. Aged 26. Son of The Hon. Mrs R.C. & Mrs Parsons. Born in Wimbledon, Surrey. (Possibilty only. Confirmation of Eastbourne connection required). Educated at Trnity College, Cambridge. Cambridge University War List. Buried in Guards Cemetery Lesboeufs.

PARSONS

David

Private TF. 240032, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 48th Division. Died of wounds near Ypres 12 October 1917. Aged 24. Son of Aaron & Annie Parsons of 54, South Road, Hailsham. Born in Hellingly and enlisted in Hailsham. Included on Hailsham Town War Memorial CH. Buried in Solferino Farm Cemetery, Belgium

PARSONS

George William John

Gunner 67628, 117th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action on the Marne 15 September 1914. Aged 23 Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of 2, Park Terrace, Hampden Park. Regular Gunner Enlisted in 1911 Coalman HP. No known grave. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

PARSONS

John Frederick

Gunner 169067 “C” Battery, 190 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds in Base Hospital at Etaples 1 November 1916. Aged 28. Son of John & Alice Parsons of Eastbourne. Husband of Mrs E.E. Parsons of 149, Ashford Road, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a Gardener SM. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

PARSONS

Percy

Corporal. SD.2761 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 37. Husband of Susannah Parsons of 20, Lower Road, Gore Park, Eastbourne. Born in Litlington and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed locally as a gardener. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

PATON

S C

Main Memorial Unidentified. Resident of 35 Cavendish Place, Eastbourne

PATTENDEN

Herbert

Sergeant SD.1429 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds in hospital at St. Omer 6 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Thomas & Mary Pattenden of 52, Longstone Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a clerk AS EU. Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery St. Omer.

PATTENDEN

Walter Edward

Sapper 210724 Signals Section The Royal Engineers East Africa. Died of influenza in military Hosptal in Durban 13 December 1918. Aged 33 Husband of Elsie Pattenden (remarried) of 8, Manifold Road, Eastbourne. Resident of 58, Cavendish Avenue, Eastbourne. GPO. Telegraphist CH. Buried in Durban (Stallawood) Cemetery Natal, South Africa.

PATTENDEN

William

Private SD. 1430 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds 9 June 1916. Aged 20. Son of George & Anne Pattenden of 19, Station Road, Hampden Park, Eastbourne. Native of Willingdon. Employed as a Hydroman HP. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

PAWSEY

Foster Cecil

Private 210696 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry The Saskatchewan Regiment) 1st Canadian Division. Killed in action near Arras 26 November 1917. Aged 24. Son of Herbert & Ada Pawsey of 23, Beltring Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne Shop assistant HT. Buried in Sucrerie Cemetery, Ablain-St. Nazaire

PAYNE

Frederick Albert

Lance Corporal G. 3757 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 20. Son of Walter & Caroline Payne of 15, Motcombe Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a clerk SM Meth Gr. Rd. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

PAYNE

Harry

Sapper 385 1/1st Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 28 October 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Payne of 8, Redoubt Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Blacksmith REM CH REC. Buried in Bancourt British Cemetery

PEARCE

Edward Bert

Gunner 39201 66th Siege Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery Died of wounds on the Somme 13 July 1916. Son of Mrs & Mrs B.A.E. Pearce of 32, Birling Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried in Peronne Road Cemetery Maricourt

PEARCE

Leslie Reginald

Lance Corporal 29522, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action 4 November 1918. Age 19. Son of George William and Mary Anne Pearce of 47, Upperton Gardens, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Solicitors Clerk CH SJ. Buried in Villers Pol Communal Cemetery Extension

PEARCE

Robert Swayne

Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915. Aged 20. Son of Sir Edward C & Lady Pearce of Hampstead St Michael & All Angels only. No known grave. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial

PENFOLD

Edward

Rifleman C/951 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps 39th Division. Died of wounds 7 November 1916. Age 20. Son of Mr & Mrs C. Penfold of 11, Green Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a Porter SM. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte.

PENFOLD

Percy

Bombardier 58867 104th Brigade Royal Field Artillery Wounded in France and died in military hospital at Aberdeen 29 July 1916. Aged 26 Enlisted in 1909 and served in South Africa and France. Son of Walter Henry and Edith Mary Penfold of 37, Ashford Place, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a Baker AS. Buried in Eastbourne Ocklynge Cemetery

PENFOLD

Thomas

Gunner 131518 “A” Battery, 62nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 27 April 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Edward Penfold of 11, Green Street, Eastbourne. Husband of Katherine Penfold of 57, Bradford Street, Eastbourne. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed as a Grocers assistant SM. Buried in Bunyans Cemetery, Tilloy Les Mofflaines

PENNRUDDOCKE

Cyril Powis

Captain 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division “B” Company. Killed in action at Beacourt Ridge.3 September 1916. Aged 20. Son of J. Powis and Clara Pennruddocke of Winchester House School, Meads, Eastbourne. Educated at Bradfield College. SJ. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No 2.

PESTEL

Arthur Robert

Lance Corporal G. 1407 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Cuinchy 26 January 1915. Age 21. Son of Ann Lamkin of 49, Terminus Road, Eastbourne. Born in Holloway. London and enlisted in Eastbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

PETERS

William James

Private 31848 2nd Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry 27th Division, Macedonia. Died of malaria in military hospital in Salonika 6 October 1918. Aged 21. Son of William Henry and Ellen Kate Peters of 3, New Place, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a Baker SM. Buried in Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece.

PETTIT

Albert

Private 72724 Royal Army Medical Corps 9th Field Ambulance. Killed in action near Ypres 30 August 1917. Aged 21. Son of James & Alice Pettit of 1, Motcombe Lane, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hastings. Employed as a Chemist Assistant. Buried in Bleuet Farm Cemetery, Belgium

PETTIT

Martin Walter

Sapper 678207 11th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops. Died of influenza in France 5 November 1918. Aged 32. Son of Martin Walter & Ambrosia Pettit of 52, Pevensey Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Violet Annie Pettit of 45, Sutherland Road, Brighton. Born in Eastbourne. Jeweller HT. Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery

PHEAR

Henry John

Lieutenant 14th Army Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 17 October 1917. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs H H Phear of Salisbury, Rhodesia. Born in Cape Province, South Africa. St Michael & All Angels only. Buried in Adinkerke Military Cemetery

PHILLIPS, DSO

Edward Hawtin

Major 28th Battery, The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 6 November 1914. Aged 38. Son of Hawtin & Amy Phillips of Hurstcroft, Ascot, Berkshire St Michaels & All Angels only. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

PHILLIPS

Ralph Noel

Captain 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 7th Division Wounded on the Western Front and died at home 27 December 1914. Aged 37. Son of John Hawtin Phillips of Hurscroft, Ascot, Berkshire. Husband of Margaret Phillips. Brother of Edward Hawtin Phillips St Michael & All Angels. Buried in Cranbourne (St Peter) Churchyard

PIBEL

Leo Maxse

Lieutenant Army Service Corps. Drowned when H.M. Transport “Arcadian” was torpedoed off Melos on the way to Egypt. 15 April 1917. Aged 30. Son of William Henry & Lucy Pibel of “The Roses” Woodford Green, Essex. Husband of Edith Mary Pibel of 1, Kings Drive, Eastbourne. Born in Stoke Newington. No known grave. Commemorated on The Mikra Memorial, Greece.

PEIRCE

Phillip Hugh

[Listed on SDGW as PIERCE] Sergeant 2297, 1/5th Pioneer Battalion, Cheshire Regiment 56th Division. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 31. Son of John & Emily Peirce of “Glenhurst” Shipton under Wychwood, Oxon. Resident of Chester Lets Eastbourne. Born Shipton and enlisted in Chester. Employed by Partridges the Stationers in Eastbourne. Educated at Burford Grammar School, Oxfordshire. Buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

PIERCE

Charles Thomas

CH No record with CWGC SDGW or Medal Rolls with these initials Unidentified Memorial Book Royal West Kents.

PIERSON

Albert James

Private G.44128 17th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment 33rd Division. Killed in action 13 November 1916. Aged 19. Son of Dick & Sophia Pierson of 23, Gilbert Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Cinema operator CH TWEFS. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No 1

PIERSON

Charles Frederick Leonard

Captain 114th Heavy Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Festubert 2 November 1914. Aged 30 Regular enlisted in 1902. Son of Colonel J.F. Pierson Royal Artillery and Mrs Pierson of 26, The Avenue, Eastbourne. Husband of Sybil Pierson of 22, Western Parade, Southsea, Portsmouth Educated at Eastbourne College and Lancing. Eastbourne College Memorial CH. Buried in Browns Road Military Cemetery Festubert

PIERSON

Richard (Dick)

Private Tf.202378 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment 37h. Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 2 January 1918. Aged 31. Son of Richard & Sophia Pierson of 23, Gilbert Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Purfleet Poulterer (Sainsburys) CH TWEFS EU. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Germany

PIPER

Charles Oliver

Gunner 920284 “C” Battery, 275 Brigade Royal Field Artillery Badly gassed and died 18 April 1918. Aged 37. Son of Armigal & Sarah Piper of Eastbourne, Husband of Rhoda Piper of 28, Willowfield Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Post office employee CH. Buried in Fouquieres Churchyard Extension.

PIPER

Harry Samuel

Private G.1423 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Cuinchy 25 January 1915. Aged 23 Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Next of kin 124 Hurst Road, Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as an Upholsterer. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

PITCHER

George Henry

Private SD.1435 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds 20 June 1916. Age 22 Brother of John Pitcher of 94, Bourne Street, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a Pastry cook. Resident of 120, Terminus Road, Eastbourne. AS EU. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery

PITE

Horace Victor Walter

Second Lieutenant 1/5th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment 53rd, Division E.E.F. Killed in action in Palestine 10 April 1918. Aged 20. Son of William & Ethel Pite of 13, Elm Grove, Ealing London Included on Ealing War Memorial St Michael & All Angels. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery Palestine

PITFIELD

Walter Frederick

Private 92923 1/4th Battalion, London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) 56th London Division. Killed in action 25 August 1918. Aged 18. Son of Walter & Alice Pitfield of 10. Dudley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Brighton. Apprenticed furnisher with Bobbys Dept Store CH TWEFS EU. Buried in Suzanne Military Cemetery No 3

PITMAN

Edgar Victor

Private 6324, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment 61st Division. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Aged 22. Son of Alice Pitman of Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hastings. Formerly Royal Sussex. CH St. Philips. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

PITT

Edward Lewis

Lance Sergeant 7752 The Scots Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action 19 April 1916. Aged 27. Son of George & Emily Pitt of Wellington Place, Weston super Mare. Husband of Edith Marion Pitt of 17, Tamworth Street, Fulham. Not included on the main memorial St. Marys Parish Church only. This is the only E.L. Pitt in CWGC data base. No apparent Eastbourne link. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres.

PLUMB

William Henry

Private TF.320118 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 74th Division Died of bronchial pneumonia in CCS in Belgium 1 March 1919. Aged 22. Son of Harry Plumb (Ex Chief Constable of Eastbourne) and Amelia Isabella Plumb of “Braintree” 253, Seaside Road, Eastbourne. Shop assistant CH & SS Not included in SDGW. Vol 40. Buried in Ath Communal Cemetery, Belgium

POCOCK

George Frederick

Private TF.326615 2/9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry Died of influenza in the VAD Hospital at Sutton Ings, Hull. 16 October 1918.aged 42 Served in Salonika. Resident of 27, Monceux Road, Eastbourne. Son of Elizabeth Pocock of Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Painter SM. Buried in Ocklynge Cemetery, Eastbourne.

POLLARD

Samuel Sydney

Private SD.3191 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds 31 March 1916. Age 24. Son of John & Annie Pollard of 50, Melbourne Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Ch. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery

POLLARD

Walter R

Bombardier 905107 “A” Battery, 221 Brigade Royal Field Artillery Indian Army. Died of disease in India 29 March 1917 Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. CH RFA (Red) St Marys RFA Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Kirkee 14/18 Memorial

POOK

Herbert Percy

Private 55543, 9th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 12 October 1918. Aged 34 Husband of Mrs E. Pook of 61, Bell Street, Reigate, Surrey. Born & enlisted in Eastbourne. SJ. Buried in Niederzwehwren Cemetery, Cassel ,Hesse Germany

POOLE

Harry Walter

Private L.7393, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Regular soldier. Killed in action near Troyon on the Marne 4 October 1914. Aged 31 Born in Hastings and enlisted in Hastings. Next of kin 15,Willowfield Road, Eastbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

POOLE

Thomas

SAN Unidentified

POTTER

Arthur

Private 40258, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers 38th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 25 August 1917. Aged 34 Formerly East Surreys. Son of Emma Potter of 58, Dennis Road. Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Kingston on Thames, Surrey. Resident of New Malden. Marine Dealer CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial

POTTER

Charles James

Trooper 2756 2nd Life Guards. Household Cavalry. Killed in action at Ypres 29 October 1914. Son of Mr & Mrs William Potter of 62, Church Street, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in London. SM SS. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery,Wimille.

POTTER

Ernest

Private TF. 201212, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 53rd Division. Died of wounds 28 March 1917. Age 18. Son of Emma Potter of 58, Dennis Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Hove. Grocers assistant CH. Buried in Deir el Belah War Cemetery, Palestine.

POTTER

John Robert

There is only one Potter J R with CWGC Data Base, & SDGW. He was: Rifleman 2653 9th Battalion, the London Regiment (Queen Victoria’s Rifles). Killed in action 9 October 1916. Aged 22. Son of John William & Alice Potter of Fulham. Born in Reading. No apparent connection with Eastbourne. Not included on the main memorial St. Saviours Church only. Buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery,Longueval

POTTER

James Thomas

Private 47831, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action 21 May 1918 Formerly with the Suffolk Regiment Born in Folkestone and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of 35, Channel View Road, Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as an errand Boy SAN. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

POTTER

Reginald Funge

Second Lieutenant The North Staffordshire Regiment Died of wounds on the Somme 24 July 1916. Age 33. Son of Frederick William & Clara Louisa Potter of “Nelthorpe” 11, Grange Gardens, Eastbourne. Not included on the main memorial St. Peters redundant Church only (SS). Buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

POVEY

William

Private SD.223 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds 13 September 1916. Age 26. Son of William & Adelaide Povey of “Grovebridge” 23, Gore Park Road, Eastbourne Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a Shop assistant. Buried in Beauval Communal Cemetery

PRATT

Thomas Richard

Private L.8946 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division Regular. Killed in action near Zillebeke 5 November 1914. Aged 24. Son of William Richard & Annie Pratt of 11, Commercial Road, Eastbourne. Born in Uckfield and enlisted in Heathfield. CH (LF). No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial,Ypres, Belgium

PREBBLE

Frederick Charles

Private 030929 Royal Army Ordnance Corps attached 254 Prisoner of War Company. Died in France after hostilities 11 June 1919. Aged 36. Son of John & Sarah Prebble of Folkestone, Kent. Husband of Maude Prebble of 43, Glynde Avenue, Hampden Park, Eastbourne. HP. Buried in Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery

PRICE

J M

Not included on main memorial Christchurch Parish Church only Unidentified

PROBERT-GOODWIN

Francis Charles

Private G.18381 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action 5 May 1917. Aged 30 Born in Bristol and enlisted in Eastbourne. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Schoolmaster All Saints W.M. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery Saulty

PROWSE

Gerald Maurice Warren

Second Lieutenant 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Arras 12 April 1917. Aged 24 “B” Company. Son of Mr T.W. Prowse and Mrs Clara Warren Prowse of Darley Road, Eastbourne. Educated at Christchurch and Oxford Schoolmaster at East Street, Eastbourne for 9 years. Resident of 28, Jevington Gardens Eastbourne. SS. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

PRYER, MM

Henry George

[Listed on war memorial as PRYOR] Driver 11330 Royal Horse Artillery Killed in an accident at Le Havre 22 June 1917. Age 36 (Served as Clarke). Son of Charles Pryer (Late Col. Sgt. Royal Sussex) and Louisa Pryer of 181, Elm Grove, Brighton. Husband of Mrs J.M. Pryer of 25, Avondale Road, Eastbourne. Regular Gunner with 17 years service. Born in Leeds, Yorkshire and enlisted in London Milk Carrier SM CH. Buried in Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

PUTLAND

Alec Pace

Private G.6506 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 1 August 1917. Age 33. Son of Charles & Amelia Putland Husband of Emily Ivy Putland of 33, Susans Road, Eastbourne. Born in Godalming, Surrey and enlisted in Eastbourne. Employed in Eastbourne as a Butcher by Pocock &. Sons. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium.

PUTLAND

Horace Edward

Petty Officer Sussex Z/59 RNVR “Nelson” Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action near Arras 23 April 1917. Aged 22. Son of Horace & Esther Putland of “The Homestead” Victoria Drive, Willingdon. Factory Worker SM. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

PUTLAND

Walter Edward

Private 9440 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment 6th Division Died of wounds on the Marne 28 September 1914. Aged 22. Son of James & Elizabeth Putland of 1, Clifton Mews, Eastbourne. Born in Canterbury, Kent and enlisted in Eastbourne. Regular enlisted in 1910 SS. Buried in Braine Communal Cemetery

PUTNAM

Wilfred

Private 446733 838 Area Employment Company, Labour Corps Formerly G.20149 7th Royal Sussex Died of pneumonia in base hospital at Etaples 25 December 1917. Age 19. Son of Mr & Mrs H. Putman of 36, Terminus Place, Eastbourne. Coach & Auto Painter. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. AS CH (LF). Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

PUTTEE

George Bernard

Private G.71795 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 3rd Division. Killed in action 7 July 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred William Puttee of 60, Green Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Bootmaker SM. Buried in Sandpits British Cemetery Fouquereuil.

PYLE

Mark

Private 55138, 1/6th Battalion, Essex Regiment 54th Division. Died of dysentery in military Hospital in Kantara, Egypt 5 September 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Margery K. Pyle of 134, Latimer Road, Eastbourne. Born in Kilburn and enlisted in Eastbourne. Formerly with the RAMC. CH. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

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