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LANCING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Researched Chris Comber 2004

The memorial stands in Lancing next to the church. The 32 World War 1 names on the memorial in South Lancing are repeated in the Parish Church of St. James the Less in North Lancing. There are 47 names for World War 2. The memorial takes the form of a Celtic cross on a tapering shaftstanding on a three tiered plinth within a paved area with a wall surrounding. The war memorial was previously located immediately in front of St Michaels and between the wars South Street was widened leading to the relocation of the memorial to its present site. It was first unveiled 6 February 1921 and cost £150.

Photographs Copyright © Sue Light 2004

To the Glory of God
And the memory of Lancing men
Who laid down their lives for their country
In the Great War 1914-1918

AUSTIN
Ernest Alfred
Private 11453, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Division. Died of wounds 22nd March 1915. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F.80
BARTLETT
Arthur Reuben Robert
Private 10497, 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry). 7th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 26th October 1917. Age 20. Son of Arthur Robert and Emily Bartlett of 2, North Road, Lancing. Born in Camberwell and enlisted in Armoury House. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zilllebeke, Belgium B.112
BASHFORD
Reginald
Sergeant 47552, 29th Battery, 42nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 30th August 1918. Aged 30. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Bashford, of Lancing, Sussex. Buried in ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row L Grave 6.
BLAKER
Nathaniel
Rifleman C/582,16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 33rd Division. Died of wounds 15th July 1916. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery Longueval F. 402
BLAKER
Percy John
Sergeant C/580, 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 33rd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21st July 1916. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin, Wandsworth. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21
BURTENSHAW
Vernon George
Private DM/2/163148, 403rd Mechanical Transport, Royal Army Service Corps attached 11th Anzac Corps Heavy Artillery. Died of wounds 1st August 1917. Aged 30. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Burtenshaw of Lancing. Husband of Mrs. Esther Matilda Burtenshaw of 3, Seaton Terrace, Lancing. Born in Cuckfield and enlisted in Worthing Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 7
BURTENSHAW
William Henry
Stoker 2nd Class K/27218, H.M.S. "Victory", Portsmouth Shore Establishment, Royal Navy. Died at home 19th September 1915. Son of Mrs. E.B urtenshw of Salt Lake, Lancing. Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Portsmouth, Hampshire.
COZENS
Herbert James
Corporal 2607, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 8th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 27. Son of Archibald William and Caroline Cozens of 7, Myrtle Terrace, Lancing. Born and enlisted in Brighton. No known grave. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial MR.32
DANKS
Charles
Corporal G/1756, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 10th March 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Brockley, enlisted Westminster, Middlesex, residetn Battersea, Surrey. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 15 to 19.
DYKES
William Albert
Private G/7784, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Ovillers 10th July 1916. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Dykes of "Fairfield", Penhill Road, Lancing. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21
ELBOROUGH
Alfred Charles Ernest
Captain 6th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 14th Light Division. Died of wounds 30. 7.15. Aged 37 Son of Alfred Louis and Mary Anne Elborough of "Holmead" Kings Road, Lancing. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery,Belgium B.11
FIELD
George
Sapper 536315, 432nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 22nd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Brighton. Son of Joseph and Martha Field. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 10 to 13.
GLASSPOOL
Valentine
Private G/101553, 43rd Garrison Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died in France 31st October 1918. Aged 23. Born in Herston and enlisted in Chichester. Son of Thomas and Mary Glasspool of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts USA. Native of Lancing. Buried in Pont-De-Nieppe Communal Cemetery. F. 264
GREEN
John
Lance Corporal L/6927, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May 1915. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs. Mary E. Green of Myrtle Cottages, Lancing. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Arundel. Regular soldier. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22
GREET
Thomas Isaac Mockford
Rifleman 4256, 1/8th Battalion, London Regiment (The Post Office Rifles). 56th Division. Died of wounds 24th April 1916. Age 39. Son of Bennett and Elizabeth Greet, of Lancing. Enlisted in London. Buried in Le Treport Miltary Cemetery F.1
GROVER
Victor Henry
Private 10253, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 29th October 1914. Age 18. Son of Frederick and Ada Grover of 10, Downrillo Terrace, Lancing. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29
HILL
Frederick William
Gunner 124708, 1st Siege Battaery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 31st July 1917. Aged 31. Son of George and Emma Hill, of 1, St. James Cottages, Balcombe, Haywards Heath, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 9.
HOLDEN
Albert Edward
Private SE/1306, 10th Veterinary Hospital, Royal Army Veterinary Corps Died in base hospital at Boulogne. 16.12.14.aged 40 Brother of Harry Holden of 3, Hillside Terrace, Steyning. Born in Steyning and enlisted in Brighton,Buried in Boulogne,Eastern Cemetery F. 102
HOWARTH
James
Private F/2779, 23rd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 15th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Bolton, Lancashire, enlisted Worthing, resident Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B
KNIGHT
William George
Acting Sergeant 52203, 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Horsham. Formerly 8815, North Staffordshire Regiment. Buried in AMERVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SOLESMES, Nord, France. Row B Grave 19.
LAWRENCE
William George
Second Lieutenant, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry attached to the Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 23rd October 1915. Buried in St. Souplet British Cemetery F. 1266
LISHER
Reginald
Guardsman 10243, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Marne 14th September 1914. Age18. Son of James and Ellen Lisher of Ivy Cottage, Lancing. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Brighton. No known grave. Commemorated on The La Ferte-Sous-Joarre Memorial MR.15
LOWER
Henry Charles
Ordinary Seaman J/33102, H.M.S. "Edgar", Royal Navy. Died on active service in the Mediterranean 2nd January 1918. Aged 18. Son of Henry and Mary Anne Lower of 9, Salt Lake, Lancing. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.
MITCHELL
Robert
Private 306908, 2/5th Battalion, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters). 59th Division. Killed in action during the opening day of the German Spring Offensive. 21st March 1918. Aged 38. Son of Frederick and Sarah Mitchell of North Road, Lancing. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.
MONNERY
Harry
Private 18431, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action near Ypres 9th October 1917. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin North Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR.30
MONNERY
Stephen
Private 55915, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died at home 26th March 1918. Age 30. Son of John and Kate Monnery of 9, Victoria Terrace, Penhill Road, South Lancing. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery, Worthing.
MONNERY
William
Private 26156, 5th Battalion, Shropshire Light Infantry. 14th Light Division. Killed in action 22nd August 1917. Age 28. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Worthing. Son of William and Mary Monnery of North Lancing. Formerly with the Sherwood Foresters. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial,Belgium MR.30
NORRIS
Sidney Harold
Rifleman 6619, 2/10th Battalion, London Regiment. 60th London Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 31st March 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Norris of Battersea, South London. Formerly with the RASC. Born in Clapham, South London and enlisted in Worthing. Resident of Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.
NUTLEY
George Albert Bernard
Private TF/201048, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action on the Marne 1st August 1918. Age 20. Son of Charles and Mary Jane Nutley of Salt Lake, Lancing Born in Lancing and enlisted in Horsham. No known grave. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial MR.18
PAGE
Frank Arthur
Lance Corporal 52153, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died at home 24th October 1919. Aged 28. Son of Emily Elizabeth Page of 2, Ivy Cottages, South Lancing. Buried in St. James The Less Churchyard, North Lancing.
PINNELL
Elsie
Born 1894. Death registered in the East Preston Registration District, Sussex, in the September to December Quarter 1918. Aged 24.
PRIOR
Charles James
Rifleman 1214, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 23rd December 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Westgate, enlisted and resident Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 10.
READ
Frederick William
Driver 56776, 82nd Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died 30th September 1916 in Turkey. Aged 24. Born Blamford, Dorset (sic), enlisted Fort Pirbrooke, Hampshire. Son of Mr. G. and Mrs. F. Read, of 17, Shelldale Rd., Portslade, Brighton, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panle 3 and 60.
SCOONES
Archibald John
Sergeant 926316, "D" Battery, 290th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 23rd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 31. Enlisted Lewisham, S.E., resident Lancing. Son of Edward H. and Kate Scoones, of Oak Lodge, Bray Rd., Maidenhead, Berks. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 7 to 10.
SCUTT
Thomas William
Private G/3304, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 4th August 1916. Born Lancing, enlisted Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C.
STRUDWICK
Ernest
Gunner 374377, 173rd Siege Battery (Sussex T.F.), Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born in Washington, Sussex and enlisted in Brighton. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20
TEE
Owen Cecil
Enlisted as Cecil Tee. Private 6902, 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Birth registered in the March to June Quarter 1989 in the Fareham Registration District, Hampshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, son of Thomas and Annice R Tee, born Southwick, Hampshire, resident Pigeon House, Widley, Cosham, Fareham, Hampshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, son of Thomas and Annie Rose Tee, at school, born Southwick, Hampshire, resident Kenelworth Farmers Lane, Lancing, Hove, Sussex. Resident 6 Cecil Road, Lancing, when he attested. Shop assistant by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted 19 May 1915 at Chichester. Discharged on medical grounds 5 July 1916. Served the whole period in the United Kingdom. Death registered in the July to September Quarter 1916 in the Steyning Registration District, Sussex, aged 18. Buried 30 September 1916 in Lancing, Sussex.
TREVETT
Thomas
Private G/7366, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds 6th April 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr. Trevett and Mrs. Louisa Trevett of Rose Cottage, Penthill Road, Lancing. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension F. 52
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COOPER
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No further information currently available
CROWHURST
Eric Frank
Sergeant 1386792, 466 Squadron (Royal Australian Air Force), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Handley Page Halifax bombers. Killed in action 19th February 1943. No known grave. Commemorated on The Runnymede Memorial.
CURD
Neville Robert
Flight Sergeant 1812649, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died in India after the war 25th June 1946. Aged 22. Son of Charles Robert and Ella Ethel Curd of Lancing. Buried in KARACHI WAR CEMETERY, Pakistan. Plot 12. Row A. Grave 2.
CURNOCK
William Clifford
Private 4030018, King's Shropshire Light Infantry (1st Herefords). Killed in action at Anzio, Italy 30th January 1944. Aged 35. Son of William and Polly Curnock. Husband of Mrs. Eileen Curnock of Lancing. Buried in ANZIO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row U. Grave 8.
DOREY
Denis Archibald
Sergeant Flight Engineer 3030826, . No 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Avro Lancasters. Killed in action 2nd February 1945. Aged 19. Son of Frederick and Esther Dorey of Lancing. Buried in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bayern (Southern Bavaria), Germany. Plot 8. Row G. Grave 17
DRAY
Harold
Private T/10691200, 101 General Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action in Normandy 7th June 1944. Aged 31. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Dray. Husband of Mrs. Winifred Lilian Dray of Lancing. Buried in BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calvados (Normandy), France. Plot XI. Row C. Grave 6.
DUPEN
Ronald William
Sergeant Wireless (Operator/Air Gunner) 1335043, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 5th May 1943. Son of William James and Louisa Maria Dupen of Lancing. Buried in ST. JAMES THE LESS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, North Lancing, Sussex. Plot T. Grave 183.
ELLIOTT
Percy Edward
Private 14218368, 2/6th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action near Casino in Italy 26th February 1944. Aged 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Elliott of Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy. Panel 4.
FAULKNER
Francis Kenneth
Flight Sergeant 740398, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 10th April 1941. Aged 28. Son of Francis Zealy and Lilian Faulkner. Husband of Mrs. Anna Mary Faulkner of Lancing. Buried in BULAWAYO (ATHLONE) CEMETERY, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Grave 9.
FAULKNER
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FRANCIS
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GILBERT
Roy Ian
Leading Aircraftman (Observer U/T) 1382516, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 14th March 1942. Aged 33. Buried in St. James The Less Churchyard Extension, North Lancing.
GLAZEBROOK
Ronald William
Apprentice M. V. King Malcolm (London), Merchant Navy. Died at sea 31st October 1941. Aged 17. Son of William Parker and Blanche Violet Glazebrook of Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 61.
GREET
Thomas Henry
Sub Lieutenant (A), HMS "Grebe", Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 2nd March 1942. Aged 20. Son of John Alfred Henry and Emily Florence Greet of Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 4, Panel 2.
HAWKINS
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HAZLEGROVE
Leslie George
Gunner 1131207, 70th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Killed in action in Tunisia 2nd April 1943. Aged 31. Son of Arthur Andrew and Mary Hazelgrove. Husband of Mrs. Winifred Annie Hazelgrove of Lancing. Buried inTABARKA RAS RAJEL WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot 3. Row A. Grave 4.
HICKMAN
Leonard [Albert]
Stoker 2nd Class P/KX 115286, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship 24 May 1941. Aged 20. Son of Albert John and Mary Hickman, of Lancing, Sussex. No kinown grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Southsea, Hampshire. Panel 56, Column 1.
HILDRETH
John Angus
Gunner 1070063, The Royal Artillery. Died at home 17th March 1943. Aged 36. Son of Harold Richard and Alice Hildreth. Husband of Mrs. May Hildreth of Lancing. Buried in ST. JAMES THE LESS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, North Lancing. Sussex. Plot T. Grave 149.
JONES
Cyril
Leading Seaman P/SSX 31225, H.M.S. Fidelity, Royal Navy. Died 1 January 1943. Aged 22. Son of Pery and Mary Jones, of Lancing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 73, Column 3.
JONES
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KESTLE
John Edward
Sergeant 202945, 222nd Field Company, The Royal Engineers. Died at home 4th March 1941. Aged 28. Son of William and Amy Gertrude Kestle of Lancing. Buried in LITTLEHAMPTON CEMETERY, Sussex. Section D. Grave 4228.
LAW
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LONG
Robert H
Lance Corporal 1883603, No 1 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 15th January 1942. Aged 35. Son of William Thomas and Sarah Long of Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 45.
MAKEPEACE
Cecil Walter
Able Seaman P/JA/197401, HMS "Highlander", Royal Navy. Died at sea 28th February 1943. Aged 37. Son of Walter Frank and Louisa Makepeace of Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Southsea, Hampshire. Panel 75, Column 2.
MILLER
Frederick George
Driver T/263989, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 25 December 1942. Aged 21. Son of Walter Thomas Miller and Eliza Miller, of Lancing, Sussex. Buried in MOSUL WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot 2. Row A. Grave 2.
MURPHY
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PELLING
Frederick Walter
Lance Corporal 6400011, 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 8th Army. Died in military hospital in Ismailia 29th May 1941. Aged 20. Son of Walter and Emily Pelling of Lancing. Buried in ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 4. Row B. Grave 6.
POTTS
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REASON
John Robert
Rifleman 14410781, 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action in Normandy 11th July 1944. Aged 19. Son of Frederick George and Ada Reason of Lancing. Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot XI. Row E. Grave 25.
SANDER
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Air Mechanic 1st Class FAA/FX/80917, H.M.S. "Avenger", Fleet Air Arm. Lost when the Escort Carrier was torpedoed by U 155 off Gibraltar 15th November 1942. Aged 22. Son of Eric Henry Lancelot and Gertrude Adelaide Sander of Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Lee on Solent Fleet Air Arm Memorial.
SIMMONDS
Ernest [Richard]
Marine PO/X 110748, H.M.L.C.F. 37, Royal Marines. Died 1 November 1944. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Southsea, Hampshire. Panel 87, Column 3.
STOKES
Cyril Lovesy Lawrence
Lieutenant Colonel, 14th Punjab Regiment. Indian Army. Killed in action in Malaya 15th February 1942. Aged 48. Son of Augustus and Ethel Stokes of Lancing. Husband of Mrs. Dorothy Mary Stokes of Woking Surrey. Buried in Taiping War Cemetery, Malaysia.
TINGLEY
Frank
Gunner 1726151, 3 Battery, 6 H.A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died from Beri Beri as a Japanese prisoner of war 11 February 1945 in Tokyo PoW camp Sendai 9B, Sakata. Aged 34. He was captured by the Japanese in during the capture of Singapore 15 February 1942 and then transported to Japan with other British & Australian POWS. Whilst travelling to Japan, the ship he was on was dive bombed by American dive bombers. He was one of 60 survivors. Born and resident Lancing, Sussex. He was the son of Mary Tingley. Report of his death was sent to Mrs F. Tingley (his wife), of 22 Frembrook Road, Lancing, Sussxex. Born 24 March 1910. In the 1939 register he was amrried, a Painter (Government Contractor). resident 13 Waters Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire. In the 1911 censu he was the son of Mary Tingley (married but husband not present), aged 2, born Lancing, Sussex, resident 7 Coast Guard Cott, Hove, Sussex. Buried in Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan. British Section Plot L. Row C. Grave 3.

In Tokyo PoW camp Sendai 9B, Sakata, the men were used as stevedores at the train yards and at the docks, loading and unloading all forms of materials, including military equipment and ammunition. Some worked at a small foundry (Port of Sakata on west coast of Honshu).

On 4th September 1944, convoy HI-72 sailed from Singapore. Two of these ships, Rakuyo Maru and the Kachidoki Maru carried PoWs. The Rakuyo Maru carried 1317 Pows (British and Australian) and the Kachidoki Maru a further 900 (all British). On the 12th of September the convoy was attacked by US submarines and both these ships were hit. The Kachidoki Maru was torpedoed by the US submarine Pampanito at 22:40 hours. The Japanese rescued some of the POWs from these two ships and they continued their journey to Japan on the Kibitsu Maru. All of those who survived the sinking of the Kachidoki Maru jumped within the first ten minutes of the ship being hit.

WAGG
(The Reverend) Henry Thurlow
Chaplain, 4th Class Royal Army Chaplains Department attached 11th Armoured Division. Died 19th July 1944. Aged 35. Son of James Henry and Eva Wagg. Husband of Mrs. Kathleen Wagg of North Lancing. Mentioned in Desptaches. Buried in HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot 3. Row C. Grave 9.
WALKER
George James
Private 5504473, 1/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 22 April 1943. Aged 23. Son of Edward Joseph and Clara Annie Walker, of Lancing, Sussex. Buried in MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot 2. Row C. Grave 1.
WARD
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WARR
Ronald Eli
Stoker 1st Class, H.M.S. "Hartland", Royal Navy. Killed when the Sloop was sunk during action with French shore batteries and destroyers at Oran, Algeria on the 8th November 1942. Aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Warr of Lancing. No known grave. Commemorated on TPORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Southsea, Hampshire. Panel 68, Column 3.

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