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NEWICK WAR MEMORIAL

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

Newick Parish Church War Memorial is in the form of a bronze plaque in the Parish Church with a memorial Book in a cabinet available by appointment.

1914/19

BROOKS

Aubrey

Lance Corporal G1335, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May 1915. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs J. A. Brooks of Allington Road. Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Brother of Jack Brooks. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22

BROOKS

Jack

Private G1320. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May 1915. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs J. A. Brooks of Allington Road. Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Brother of Aubrey Brooks. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.

BROOKS

William Edward

Sapper 158809. 153rd Field Company. The Royal Engineers. 37th Division. Died on the 28th November 1916. Aged 25. Son of Manfred & Eleanor Brooks of Newick. Husband of Bertha Brooks of Font Hill, Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery F. 102

BROWN

Charles

Private G4458. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 26. Son of James & Eliza Brown of Font Hill. Newick. Employed by Mr. Diplock Bretts Farm. Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial Mr. 19.

CASE

Joseph A.

Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 24th Division. Died in military hospital at Rouen 15th November 1918. Aged 38. Son of James & Maria Case of Ufton. near Reading. Berkshire. Buried St. Sever Cemetery Extension. Rouen F. 146

ELPHICK

Frederick R.

Private 58343, 98th Company, The Labour Corps. Salonika Force. Died in military hospital near Salonika 21st November 1918 Formerly with The Royal West Surrey Regiment. Son of Mr & Mrs G Elphick of Fletching Common. Husband of Emily Jane Elphick of Fletching Common. Newick. Brother of Herbert. Buried Mikra British Cemetery. Kalamaria. Greece.

ELPHICK

Herbert Edward

Private TF267197, 1/7th Battalion, The Notts & Derby Regiment.(The Sherwood Foresters) 46th North Midland Division. T. F. Killed in action at Arras 22nd. April 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs GElphick of Fletching Common. Brother of Frederick Elphick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lingfield. Surrey. Resident of Nutley. Buried Lievin Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 557

FIELDWICK

Percy Frank

Private G17821, 16th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 21st September 1918 . Husband of Mrs A. N. Fieldwick of Church Road. Newick Head gardener at ‘Beechlands’ Newick. Left two children. Born in Newick and enlisted in Worthing. Buried St. Emillie Valley Cemetery F. 365

GASTON

George Henry

Private 1323, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg 9th May 1915. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Gaston of Bullfield Cottages. Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22

GASTON

William James

Gunner 177495, 94th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery Killed in action 5th April 1918. Aged 36. Son of William & Mary Gaston of Newick Green. Husband of Florence Berry Gaston of 24, Easebourne Street, Midhurst. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes Buried St. Pierre Cemetery. Amiens. F. 300

GRAY

Charles

Private SD501 Charles Gray 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples. 6th September 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Gray of Fonthill. Newick. Gardener at Newick Park. Born Sheffield Park and enlisted in Brighton. Buried Etaples Miltary Cemetery F. 40

HOBDEN

Richard

Private 30549, 13th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 26th November 1917. Born in Newick and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial. Louveral MR. 17.

HODGES

Charles

Private SD1637, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs George Hodges of Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial Mr. 19

HODGES

Alfred James

Private G1924, 8th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Pioneers. Killed in action during the final advance 23rd October 1918. Aged 24. Resident of Newick. Gardener to Mr Horatio Bottomley at Upper Dicker. Born in Newick and enlisted in Eastbourne. Buried Highland Cemetery. Le Cateau F. 190

HOMEWOOD

Harry

Private 143058, ‘B’Company. 4th Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps(Infantry) Killed in action during the German Spring offensive 14th May 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs GHomewood of Church Road. Newick. Born and enlisted in Newick. Buried St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery. Robecq F. 248.

ISARD

Percy John

Private SD2940, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Isard of ‘The Firs’ Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Buried Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F. 924

LANGRIDGE

Frederick Hansford

Private TF240997, 1/5th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Pioneers. Killed in action at Messines 7th July 1917. Aged 26. Son of James & Eliza Langridge of Hadlow Down. Native of Newick. Previously wounded in August 1916. Enlisted in Lewes. Buried Gwalia Cemetery. Poperinghe. Belgium. B. 36

MARTIN

Benjamin

Private 36043, 50th Company The Machine Gun Corps. Died of sickness at home 22nd October 1918. Aged 22. Son of Benjamin & Catherine Martin of Strawberry Gardens. Newick Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard. Newick.

SALVAGE

John Albert

Private G18164, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Wounded at Arras and died at Duisans on the 9th April 1917. Aged 36. Son of George & Mary Salvage of Newick. Husband of Mary Ann Salvage Bullfield Cottage. Newick. Enlisted in Lewes. Buried Duisans British Cemetery. Etrun. F. 113

SMITH

Edward George

Private TF3469, 1/5th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Died of wounds in CCS at Puchvillers 26th July 1916. Aged 25. Son of James & Margaret Emma Smith of Cornwell’s Bank. Husband of Mrs Alice Mabel Smith Keen local cricketer and footballer. Employed as a gardener at ‘Ketches’. Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Brother of F. J. S. M. & S. S. Smith Buried Puchvilllers British Cemetery F. 74

SMITH

Frederick

Private G1321, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds suffered at Loos 27th September 1915. Aged 19. Son of William & Frances Smith of Norris’s Cottages. Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Buried Lillers Communal Cemetery F. 201

SMITH

Frederick James

Corporal TF200583, 4th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. 58th Division. Pioneers. Killed in action at Arras 17th April 1917. Aged 32. Son of James & Margaret Emma Smith of ‘Yew Tree Cottage’ Cornwells Bank. Brother of E. G S. S. & S. M. Smith. Born in Hamsey and enlisted in Woodbridge. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20.

SMITH

[George] Spencer Maryon

Private 9591, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the German Flanders Offensive 26th April 1918. Aged 32. Son of James & Margaret Emma Smith of ‘Yew Tree Cottage’ Cornwells Bank. Brother of S. S. E. G & F. J. Smith. Born in Cooksbridge and enlisted in Chichester. SDGW Vol 40. Records George Smith Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium MR 30.

SMITH

Septimus Sydney

Private 126, 14th Battalion, The Australian Infantry A. N. Z. A. C. Army Corps Gallipoli Killed in action on Gallipoli 19th August 1915. Son of James & Margaret Emma Smith of ‘Yew Tree Cottage’ Cornwells Bank. Emigrated to Australia before the war. Commemorated on The Lone Pine Memorial. Gallipoli.

STREETER

Harry

Trooper 2345, 1st Life Guards. Cavalry Division. Killed in action at Ypres 30th October 1914. Born in Newick and enlisted in Brighton. Regular Cavalryman. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial. Ypres. Belgium MR. 29

TRENFIELD

Cecil W.

Private 11512, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment. 8th Division. Died of wounds in military hospital at Boulogne 2nd June 1915. Aged 19. Only son of Mr. & Mrs W. GTrenfield of Golden Nab. Newick. Born in Ripley. Surrey and enlisted in London. Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. F. 102

WARTON

Henry [Proucy]

Private GS880, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Wounded at Givenchy and died in military hospital at Boulogne 1st February 1915. Aged 40. Special Reservist. Son of Mrs Mary Ann Martin of Goldbridge Farm. Newick. Born in Newick and enlisted in Lewes. Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery F102

WOOD

William

Stoker 1st Class K/5936, Royal Navy. H.M.S. ‘Ghurka’, 6th Flotilla Dover Patrol. Lost with the ship when the Destroyer was mined off Dungeness10 survivors picked up in rough seas by the trawler Highlander 8th February 1917. Aged 25. Son of James & Mary Jane Wood of Newick. Husband of Mrs Margaret Wood of ‘Westlands’ Great Buckland. Meopham. Kent. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3

1939-1945
Memorial

ANGER

Wilfred John

Private 6405811, 1st Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Italian Front Killed in action near Cassino 28th March 1944. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Ernest John Anger of Balcombe. Buried Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.

CLARK

Cecil Christian

Squadron Leader 70130, Royal Air Force. Drowned on the 30th November 1939. Aged 42. Son of Henry & Katherine Marie Clark. Husband of Katherine Haswell Clark of North Berwick. East Lothian. Buried Annes Hill Cemetery, Gosport, Hampshire.

HUTTON -RIDDELL (M.C. )

Anthony

Lieutenant 101066, 1st Royal Dragoons. Royal Armoured Corps. ‘B’ Squadron Drowned 28th March 1943. Aged 24. Son of Richard & Christina Hutton-Riddell of Newick. Buried El Alemain War Cemetery, Egypt.

KINGSLAND

Francis Walter

Corporal T/123887, Royal Army Service Corps. 325th Transport Company Killed in action 5th December 1941. Aged 22. Son of William Montague & Mary Louisa Kingsland of Newick. Buried Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt.

MARTIN

George Harry

Leading Airman FX/96799, Fleet Air Arm, H.M.S. ‘Landrail’ Drowned 17th February 1944. Commemorated on The Lee on Solent Memorial, Hampshire.

ROSS

Harold Robert

Lieutenant 325365, Recc. Corps attached ’Z’ Special Unit, General List. Died in captivity 16th October 1944. Aged 27. Son of Lt Colonel Thomas Spinks (Indian Medical Services) & Irene Leefe Ross. Buried Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

WESTON

Jack

Lance Corporal 5346371, 1st Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action in Burma 2nd April 1943. Aged 30. Commemorated on The Rangoon Memorial, Burma

10 April 2004

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