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IFIELD GREEN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2016

The memorial is to be found at St Margaret’s Church, Ifield, in the churchyard. It takes the form of a paved ground surmounted by plinth, shaft and wheel cross; there is an Inscription on two sides of the plinth.

Photographs Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2016

Sacred to the memory of
Officers, non-commissioned officers
And men from this parish
Who fell in the war of 1914-1918
Pro rege pro patria

ABRAMS L G
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ALEXANDER G L
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BAKER H J
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BAYFORD William
Private TF/201819, 4th Battalion, Royal Ussex Regiment. Died at sea 4 May 1917. Aged 37. Born Hadham, Herts, enlisted Crawley, Sussex. Son of William and Eleanor Bayford, of Church Lane Villas, Green Tye, Much Hadham, Herts.; husband of Isabella Dorcas Lilliott (formerly Bayford), of Priest Croft, Ifield, Crawley, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on SAVONA MEMORIAL, Italy.
BUTLER T
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CASON Isaac William J
Pionee 294411, 708th Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 2 September 1917. Aged 44. Born Rochford, Essex, enlisted London, resident South Norwood, Surrey. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Cason, of Bonwycks Place, Ifield, Crawley, Sussex; husband of Alice Mary Cason, of 44, Cresswell Rd., South Norwood, London. Formerly Pioneer 117717, 9th Battalion, Royal Engineers. Buried in CANADA FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row G. Grave 27.
CHARMAN Charlie Frederick
Private G/7747, "B" Company, 6th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 26. Son of George Henry and Olive Kate Charman, of Hydehurst Cottage, Lowfield Heath, Surrey. Born ifield, enlisted Redhill, resident Merstham. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 14 and 15.
CHARMAN N
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COTTLE W
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DRUGHORN W F
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EVERY W H T
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FRANKS F
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FRANKS G S
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GEER William
Private G/37905, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 16 April 1918. Aged 34. Born Maplehurst, enlisted Horsham, resident Crawley. Son of Harry and Harriett Geer, of Mill Lane, Ifield, Crawley; husband of Rose Ellen Geer, of 19, West St., Crawley. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1 and 2.
HAWKINS George Kenner
Corporal 3006, 2nd Life Guards. Died of wounds 10 January 1918. Aged 21. Born Kemmerton, Gloucestershire, enlisted Windsor. Only son of George and Mary Ann Hawkins, of Ewhurst Farm, Ifield Rd., Crawley, Sussex. Buried in TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 9.
HILTON Fred
Private L/10275, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 24 March 1916. Aged 19. Born Ifield, enlisted Horsham. Son of Frederick Hilton, of "Tushmoor," London Rd., Crawley, Sussex. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 13.
HOLTON Richard Hubert
Private TF/201034. 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 29 July 1918. Aged 25. Born Ifield, enlisted Horsham. Son of Richard Henry and Sarah Holton, of County Oak, Ifield, Crawley, Sussex. Buried in JONCHERY-SUR-VESLE BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 6.
HOY J
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KERREY E J
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KING Charles
Rifleman 379925, "A" Comapny, 2/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 20 September 1917. Aged 37. Born Ifield, enlisted Horsham resident Crawley. Son of the late John King and Mrs. King, of Forge Cottage, Ifield, Crawley, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54.
KILLICK J
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LAKER Arthur
Private G/17994, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 38.Born West grinstead, enlisted and resident Crawley. Son of Albert and Helen Laker, of Oak Farm, Ifield Wood, Crawley, Sussex; husband of Alice Laker, of 86, Camilla Rd., Bermondsey, London. Formerly 6333, Royal Sussex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 106 to 108.
LUCAS Donald Leslie
Boy 86646, Boys' Training Wing (Cranwell), Royal Air Force. Died 17 August 1918. Aged 18. Son of Maurice William Lucas and Mary Lucas, of Park View Ifield. Buried south of the chancel in IFIELD (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD, CRAWLEY, Sussex. Grave 204.
MOORE A
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MOSSE R G
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PAVEY M A
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PENFOLD Albert Edwin
Rifleman 474018, 1/12th (County of London) Battalion (The Rangers), London Regiment. Killed in action 7 October 1916. Aged 29. Enlisted Hiorsham, resident Hawley. Son of John and Emily Penfold, of Tweed Cottage, Ifield, Crawley, Sussex. Formerly G/9077, 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 C.
PENFOLD P G
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RAPLEY Sidney James
Private TR/10/161577, 53rd Y.S. Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died in the United Kingdom 4 November 1918. Aged 18. Born and resident Ifield, enlisted Brighton. Son of William and Clara Rapley, of Merton Cottage, Ifield. south of the chancel in IFIELD (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD, CRAWLEY, Sussex. Grave 221.
SCUTT William George
Private G/2389, "D" Company, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 13 July 1916. Aged 21. Born Ifield, enlisted Horsham. Son of Jane Scutt, of County Oak, Crawley, Sussex, and the late William Scutt. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C.
STOWE John H
Private G/1597, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 24 November 1915. Born St Albans, enlisted Redhill, resident Ifield. Son of S. Stowe, of 1, Mayfield Terrace, Ifield, Crawley, Sussex. Buried in CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 16.
WOOD E J
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ALSO
IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
AITCHESON R S
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FURBER Paul [Lorraine]
Midshipman (Z), H.M.S. Southampton, Royal Navy. Died 24 April 940. Aged 19. Son of Evelyn Herbert Furber and Margaret Hilda Furber, of Ifield, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 1, Panel 3.
GREENHILL D C
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HEATH F H
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LLOYD T
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MATHER L R
No further information currently - There is a John Romney MATHER, Pilot Officer (Pilot) 78976, 66 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27 October 19140. Aged 25. Son of Richard and Marie Charlotte Louise Grace Amelie Mather, of Ifield; husband of Peggy Mather. Buried in IFIELD (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD, CRAWLEY, Sussex.
RUTT H O
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WOODLEY G
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WYNDHAM-READ A
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