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IPING AND CHITHURST WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed & Researched Chris Comber 2004

This memorial is to be found in the newer Church of The Good Shepherd of Iping. There is nothing much left in the mouldering ruin of the old Church at Chithurst, not even the bats will live there. There are 16 names recorded on the carved wooden shrine on the East Wall. There are two burials in Iping Churchyard, neither are recorded on the Memorial.

1914-1918

ALBERY

Percy

Private 1794, 2/5th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. Indian Army. Died in India 21 September 1916. Aged 24. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Petersfield, Hants. Buried in Trimulgherry Cantonment Cemetery. Commemorated on The Madras Memorial, Chennai Mr. 66

BONIFACE

Harry John

Private TF/281008, 1/4th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 14th Indian Division. Died in Mesopotamia 31 March 1917. Born in Gosport and enlisted in Petersfield. Buried in Baghdad North Gate Cemetery, Iraq

BROWN

Sidney

Trooper 2781, Houshold Battalion, 4th Cavalry Division. Killed in action 12 October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Walter and Rose Brown of Crowshole, Iping. Born in Chithurst and enlisted in Midhurst. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR 30

BULPITT

Charles

Lance Corporal 12881, 14th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Beaucourt Ridge on the Somme 3 September 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr and Mrs H Bulpitt of Stedham. Born in Linch, and enlisted in Portsmouth. Included on Linch War Memorial. Buried in Serre Road No 2 F 1890/2

COOK

George

Possibly Sergeant 6897, “B” Squadron, 13th Hussars, Mesopotamian Indian Cavalry Units. Died 27 July 1916. Aged 32. Husband of Mrs Ethel Jane Cook of West Lavington. Born in Borderwood, Hampshire and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq

DULEY, DCM

James Francis

Corporal 51306, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 5 October 1917. Born in Croydon and enlisted in Woodbridge, Suffolk. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR 30 (This is the only Francis Duley [with this spelling] with CWGC)

ENTICKNAPP

Eli

No further information currently. No Eli Enticknapp with CWGC or SDGW

FELTHAM

Walter

Sergeant 6877, 1st Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 4 October 1917. Born in Codford, Wilts, and enlisted in Winchester. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR 30

HAMILTON

George Edward A. Fitz-George

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, The Grenadier Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action 18 May 1918. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty F 120

HICKMAN

William James

Private 41050, 1/4th Battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 55th Division. Killed in action 4 October 1918. Aged 19. Son of George and Georgina Hickman of Mill Cottages, Iping. Buried in Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix F525

KING`

Arthur Montague

Major, 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 15 March 1915. Son of Captain Henry King, Royal Navy, of Chithurst. Husband of Mrs D L King of Royal Avenue, Sloane Square, London. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR 29

LAMB

William

No further information currently

MILLS

Albert Steven

Lance Corporal, G/1000, 3rd (Reserve) Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 14 December 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mrs Eva Boxall of Wardley Marsh. Born in Linch, Sussex and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Linch War Memorial. Buried in St Luke’s Churchyard, Linch

NEWMAN

Sydney

No further information currently

PARROTT

Arthur

No further information currently

WOODS

Walter

Private PW6397, 18th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. (Pioneer Battalion). 33rd Division. Died of wounds 26 October 1917. Aged 41. Son of James and Mary Woods of Petersfield, Hampshire. Husband of Mrs Elizabeth Esther Woods of Copy Hall, Chithurst. Born in Hampshire and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Kandahar Farm Cemetery Neuve-Eglise, Belgium B 42

22 July 2004

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