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GORING
WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2007

The memorial is to be found on Goring by Sea Parish Church and tkes the form of a stone tablet on the south, outside, wall of St. Mary's Parish Church. It has been recently restored. There are 22 surnames for the First War each with one Christian name. There are two burials in the Churchyard, both included on the Memorial. The church was locked but there may be a World War 2 memorial inside.

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2007

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF
THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE WAR 1914-18

BENNETT

William Aaron

Corporal Po/8433 (RMR/PO/B/890) Royal Marines Light Infantry. (Reservist) HMS "Ramsey" Auxilliary Patrol Vessel. Killed in action when the ship was sunk in action with the German surface raider "Meteor" in the North Sea 8 August 1915. Aged 39. Son of Mr & Mrs Bennett of East Ferring Lane, Goring by Sea. Husband of Eva Bennett of Ferring. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

BLAKE

Edward Allan Johnnie

Stoker 1st Class K/18723 Royal Navy. HMS "Hampshire" Lost when the armoured cruiser was mined off the Orkneys 5 June 1916. Aged 21. Son of John & Emily Ada Blake of 23, The Drive, West Worthing. Included on Worthing W.M. & Heene Parish Church. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

CHALLEN

Albert

Possibly Private L. 7476 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Regular Soldier Died at home (Medal Rolls, no other details) No CWGC record

CLYBOUW

Reginald Mordant

Corporal TF/265162 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds during the March Retreat. 28 March 1918. Grave lost. Born in Leytonstone, Essex and enlisted in Brighton. Territoral Included on Horsham & Broadbridge Heath memorials Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

COZENS

Ernest

Lance Cpl. 26903 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. 14th Division. Killed in action near Flers 16 September 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Cozens of Nell House, Littlehampton Road, West Worthing. Born in Worthing & enlisted in Winchester. Resident of Havant, Hampshire. Included on Worthing W.M. and West Tarring Parish Church. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

COZENS

Arthur George

Corporal TF/320255 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Killed in action near Mouslaines 2 September 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mrs S. A. Cozens of "Rosemount" Tarring Road. Born Goring. Enlisted Worthing. Included Worthing W.M. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension

DAUGHTREY

Percy

Private SD. 1676 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 30 August 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Daughtrey of 2, Railway Cottages, Goring by Sea. Born in Goring & enlisted in Worthing. Employed by Markwicks Stores. Attached to 116th Brigade Trench Mortar Batteries. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

GARRETT

Arthur Hedley

Private 1677 1/1st Battalion, Sussex Yeomanry. 42nd Division. Gallipoli. Died of dysentry on the hospital ship "Rewa". 21 October 1915. Aged 23. Son of Hedley & Alberta Garrett of 12, Brighton Road, Crawley. Born in Crawley & enlisted in Horsham. Included on Crawley War Memorial. Connection with Goring unknown. Buried in Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta.

HUMPHREY

George

No further information currently available

LLOYD

Frederick Henry

Private 42538 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action. 24 May 1918. Aged 19. Son of Christopher Denman & Esther Louisa Lloyd of Goring. Born in Horsham & enlisted in Worthjing. Formerly with the Bedfords. Buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery Poperinghe, Belgium

MARSHALL

George

Sergeant 34588 Royal Garrison Artillery 261st Siege Battery. Died of wounds recieived at Messines 27 July 1917. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs Daisy Eleanor Marshall, The Cottage, Church Lane, West Tarring. Born in Malta & enlisted in Chichester. Included on Worthing W.M. & West Tarring Parish Church. Buried in Vlamertinghe New MilitaryCemetery, Belgium

MARTIN

Charles Claude

Private SD. 531 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Fleurbaix 13 March 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Jesse Martin of ‘Weston Dene’ Lyndhust Road, Worthing. Born in Lambeth & enlisted in Worthing. Included on Worthing War Memorial. Buried in Rue David Military Cemetery

MOLSON

Eric Elsdale-

Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots 3rd Division. Killed in action. near Kemmel Hill 1 April 1915. Aged 21. Son of Major J. Elsdale & Mrs Mary Molson of Goring Hall. Born in Chelmsford, Essex. Buried in Godezonne Farm Cemetery, Kemmel, Belgium

MURRAY, MM

Henry Edward

Lance Cpl. 7662 12th Prince of Wale’s Lancers. 2nd Cavalry Division. Died of wounds. in base hospital at Rouen 3 April 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs George Murray of North View, Courtlands, Goring by sea. Born in Shepherds Bush & enlisted in Battersea. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

NEWMAN

Christopher Charles Burt

Private SR. 471 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action 25 September 1915. Aged 35. Son of Christopher & Jane Baker Newman of Goring by Sea. Born in Worthing & enlisted in Westminster. Buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension.

POINTING

Ernest A

Private 16943 The Machine Gun Corps. (Infantry.) Formerly G, 10305 The Royal Sussex Regiment. (Died at home Medal Rolls) No CWGC record

PHILLIPS

Leonard

Private G. 3175 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Attached to 172nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action. 16 January 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Phillips of 69, The Drive, West Worthing. Born in Sompting & enlisted in Worthing. ‘C’ Company. Buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium.

SCOTT

Frederick George

Lance Cpl. G. 1290 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 23. Son of Albert & Edith Scott of ‘The Hollies’ Goring by sea. Born in North Stoke near Arundel & enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

STEER

Frederick William

Private G. 20206 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 20 November 1917. Born in Eltham, Kent & enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin Goring. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial

SPRATT

Christopher Thomas

Able Seaman Z/485 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve "Nelson" Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division. Died at home 12 March 1917. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Goring.

SOMERSET, MC

Fitzroy Aubrey

Lieutenant 13th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. 35th Division. Killed in action 7 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Arthur William & Gwendoline Fitzroy Somerset of Castle Goring, Goring by Sea. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

THOMAS

William James

Private M2/049263 Royal Army Service Corps. Motor Transport Section. Died at home of sickness 31 March 1915. Aged 31. Son of Benjamin & Ellen Thomas. Husband of Mrs Winifred May Thomas of 31, Thorn Road, Worthing. Born in Wales. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Goring.

Last updated 1 February, 2007

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