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KINGSTON BY LEWES WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2- Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2006

The Kingston by Lewes War World War 1 memorial is to be found in St. Pancras Parish Church contains four names and alongisde it is another plaque with 3 names for World War 2. In addition there is one burial in the churchyard that is not included on the Memorial. The memorial lists the surnames and Christian names of the fallen.

Photograph Copyright © Chris Comber 2006

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF KINGSTON PARISH
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/
1914 - 1918

DOBSON

Francis Rowland
Gunner 9874, “C” Battery, 71st Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 9 April 1917. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs A J Dobson of “St Ives”, Kingston. Born in Swindon and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains.

MOODY

James Richard
Private L/9806, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 26. Son of Levi and Annie Moody of 1, Lansdown Place, Lewes. Born in Brinkworth, Wiltshire and enlisted in Newhaven. Regular soldier. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.

MOODY

Boaz Charles
Private 44075, 9th Battalion, The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 21st Division. Died of wounds 25 October 1918. Aged 20. Son of Levi and Annie Moody of 1, Lansdown Place, Lewes. Born in Brinkworth, Wiltshire and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Awoingt British Cemetery.

HOATHER

Harold
Lieutenant, 16th Battalion, The West Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home after the War 4 May 1919. Buried in St Nicholas Churchyard, Kingston near Lewes.

Buried in the Churchyard

DEAN

Alfred Alexander
Airman 2nd Class 38554, 119 Squadron(RFC) attached to Western Front Balloon Units, Royal Air Force in 1917, Suffered severe spinal injuries when he fell from a balloon and died in a nursing home in Littlehampton 1 May 1918. Aged 37. Son of George & Amelia Dean of Canning Street, Brighton. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Dean (remarried) of Grange Road, Southover near Lewes. Included on Brighton Memorial and Southover Parish Church. Buried in St Nicholas Churchyard, Kingston by Lewes.

ALSO OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND
WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945

ARNOLD

George
probably George Arnold, Sapper 2067377, 210 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 14th November 1942. Aged 35. Son of Sarah Ann Arnold, and stepson of William Brown. Born and resident Sussex. Buried in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt. Plot XXVII. Row F. Collective grave 23-26.

RANSOME

Roger
No further information currently available

PARKER

Sidney William
Corporal 7915884 , 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's), Royal Armoured Corps. Killed in action in Tunisia 23rd April 1943. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Parker of Whitchurch, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia. Face 2.

Last updated: 22 February, 2016

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