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Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2006

The Iford Parish Church War Memorial is in the form of a brass plate in St, Nicholas Church. The memorial contains surnames and one christian name.

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CARLEY Cyril Charles
Private 16529, 2nd Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 March 1918. Born in Ringmer and enlisted in Leighton Buzzard. Resident of Swanborough near Iford. Buried in Savy British Cemetery
CANNINGS Edmund George
Boy 1st Class J/54790, HMS “King George V”, Royal Navy. Lost at sea 2 January 1918. Aged 17. Son of William George and Alice Pheobe Cannings of Oatlands Cottage, Iford. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea
HARDY Ronald Montague
Captain, 7th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, (“D” Company). 14th Light Division. Killed in action near Ypres 23 July 1915. Aged 33. Son of Herbert and Louisa Hardy of Chilworth Manor. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres , Belgium
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Rifleman 2397, 2nd Battalio,n The Rifle Brigade. 8th Division. Killed in action 9 May 1915. Aged 25. Son of Thomas and Anne Shepherd of 46, Trafalgar Road, Portslade. Native of Swanborough near Iford. Born Hassocks and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Ration Farm Military Cemetery La Chapelle D’Armentieres
SNASHFOLD Alfred James
Private 43039, 8th Battalion, The North Staffordshire Regiment. 19th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18 November 16. Aged 19. Son of Arthur Thomas & Jane Snashfold of Kingscote Cottages, Gravetye near East Grinstead. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Lewes. Formerly with the Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried in Grandcourt Road Cemetery, Grandcourt
Rifleman 46347, 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Died of wounds 21 April 18. Aged 18. Son of Henry & Mary Snell of 11, The Dock, Firle near Lewes. Born Caterham, Surrey enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Pernes British Cemetery

Last updated: 21 January, 2006

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