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NINFIELD WAR MEMORIALS

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

Ninfield is a village about 5 miles from Bexhill on Sea, and some of those named on the Ninfield Memorials are also on the Bexhill Memorial.

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Ninfield is a village about 5 miles from Bexhill on Sea, and some of those named on the Ninfield Memorials are also on the Bexhill and possibly the St Mary Magdalene memorials.

PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
NINFIELD

1914 - 1918

BALLARD

Thomas Harold

Private 14320, 3rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 17th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Brede, Sussex, enlisted Hastings, resident Ninfield. Son of Thomas Elizabeth Ballard of 'The White House', Ninfield. Buried in Highland Cemetery Le Cateau F. 190

BARDEN

Uriah Alfred

Private 28520, No. 61 Company, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action in Belgium 3rd September 1918. Born in Bexhill and enlisted in Hastings. Next of kin Udimore. Formerly with The Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium MR. 32

Commemorated in churchyard.


IN LOVING MEMORY OF JOSEPH GEORGE BARDEN, WHO DIED OCTOBER 24TH, 1918, AGED 27 YEARS. ALSO OF URIAH ALFRED BARDEN, KILLED IN FRANCE SEPTEMBER 3RD, 1918, AGED 21 YEARS. ALSO OF ARTHUR HENRY BARDEN WHO DIED MARCH 28TH, 1916, AGED 3 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS.

BROOK

William

Private GS/819, 2nd Battalion, ROyal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action during the Battalion attack on Hulluch 13th October 1915. Born Ninfield, enlisted Eastbourne. Reservist Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

CAREY

Frederick [Henry]

Petty Officer 185060, HMS 'Achillies', Royal Navy. Died 24th July 1917. Aged 39. Son of George & Mary Carey of Lower Street, Ninfield. Husband of Mrs Alice Mary Carey also of Lower Street. Buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery, Norfolk.

CHEAL

William George

Private G.8605, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Bazentin le Petit 20th August 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs W. Cheal of Pashley Farm, Ninfield. Born and enlisted in Bexhill on Sea. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

CREASEY

Horace

Private 23110, 2nd Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division (Salonikan Front). Died in Salonika 19th October 1917. Aged 35. Son of Horace & Emily Creasey of Ninfield. Husband of Mrs Lena Creasey of The Green, Ninfield. Born Catsfield, enlisted Chichester, resident Ninfield. Buried in Kirechkoi Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece.

DEEPROSE

Jesse

[Memorial states R. W. KENT] Sergeant 27147, 1st. Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment 5th Division. Killed in action 31st March 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Jesse Deeprose of Ninfield. Husband of Mrs Annie Campbell Deeprose of "Bearside" Stirling Scotland. Born in Ninfield Sussex and enlisted in Maidstone Kent. Buried in Faureuil British Cemetery F. 563. See also Bexhill-on-Sea memorial

DIVALL

Frank

Private 21139, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action 9th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 21. Born Ninfield, enlisted Hastings, resident Bexhill. Son of Geprge & Clara Divall of The Green, Ninfield. Born in Ninfield and enlisted in Hastings. Formerly 5824, Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery Belgium B. 44

Commemorated in the churhcyard.


IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUT FATHER AND MOTHER, GEORGE AND CLARA DIVALL, CALLED HOME DECEMBER 4TH AND 18TH, 1927, AGED 66 AND 65. ALSO OF PRIVATE FRANK DIVALL, SON OF THE ABOVE, KILLED IN ACTION, AUGUST 9TH, 1916, AGE 22.

ELPHICK

Alfred Charles

Private PS6590, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Died of wounds at home 15th November 1916. Aged 23. Son of Alfred & Charlotte Jane Elphick of Lever Street, Ninfield. Buried in St. Mary`s Churchyard Extension, Ninfield.


SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED SON ALFRED CHARLES ELPHICK, WHO WAS WOUNDED JULY 7TH, 1916, IN THE TAKING OF OVILLERS, AND PASSED AWAY AFTER GREAT SUFFERING, NOVEMBER 15th, 1916, AGE 23.

FOSTER

Cecil Christian

Lance Corporal L/15341, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 10th February 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Bexhill, enlisted Battle, resident Ninfield. Buried in Menin Road (South) Cemetery. Belgium B. 72

FURNER

William [Adimore Sussex]

Lance Sergeant L.12108, 2nd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 33rd. Division Killed in action on the Chemin des Dames 27th May 1918. Aged 30. Son of James & Ellen Furner of 2, Holly Cattage, Catsfield. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial MR. 18

GILBEY

William

Private L.9937, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st. Division. Killed in action near Givenchy 23rd December 1914. Regular Soldier. Born in Fulham and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin residents of Ninfield. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22

LEMMON

A H

E Surrey. No definite I/D with CWGC or SDGW.

MITCHELL

Henry David

Private L.9580, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st. Division. Killed in action on the Marne near Troyon 29th September 1914. Born in Sedlecombe and enlisted in Eastbourne. Next of kin, Ninfield. Regular Soldier. Commemorated on The La Ferte sous Jouarre Memorial MR. 15

MUNN

Harry Stephen

[Listed as Stephen Harry on Bexhill memorial] Private G/15847, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 31st July 1917 with British Expeditionary Force. Age 34. Born Ninfield, Sussex, enlisted Bexhill. Son of Samuel and Ann Munn, of Lower St., Ninfield, Sussex; husband of Annie Elizabeth Evernden (formerly Munn), of 2, Cromere Avenue, The Honies, Bexhill-on-Sea. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave II. C. 9. See also Bexhill-on-Sea

PONT

George William

Rifleman A/200728, 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 20th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Ninfield, enlisted London. Formerly S/21850, Rifle Brigade. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30

RANSOM

William James

Private G.8606, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st. Division. Killed in action near Bazentin le Petit 16th August 1916. Next of kin Ninfield. Enlisted in Bexhill on Sea. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

Commemorated in the churchyard (note that Frederick Arthur Frostb is mentioned but not on memorial).


IN MEMORY OF MERCY RANSOM, DIED MARCH 17TH, 1915, AGED 49 YEARS. ALSO WILLIAM JAMES, SON OF THE ABOVE, KILLED IN ACTION AUGUST 16TH, 1916, AGED 26 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS. ALSO ANNIE JULIA, DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE, DIED MAY 7TH, 1920, AGED 22 YEARS AND 11 MONTHS. ALSO BARBARA EDITH MERCY, GRANDAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE, DIED JANUARY 15TH, 1922, AGED 2 YEARS AND 5 MONTHS. ALSO FREDERICK ARTHUR FROST, SON IN LAW OF THE ABOVE, KILLED IN ACTION, NOVEMBER 1918, AGED 25 YEARS.

REVITT

Arthur Edward

Guardsman 20389, 2nd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Boulogne 1st May 1918. Aged 40. Husband of Mrs Edith Mary Revitt of Church Farm, Ninfield. Son of William & Elizabeth Revitt of 3, Cheapside, Shifnal,Shropshire. Born in Shifnal, Shropshire and enlisted in Mortlake near Richmond, Surrey. Buried in Boulogne East Cemetery F. 102

ST JOHN

Barbara Esmee

RED CROSS

Individual Panel

IN MEMORY OF
BARBARA ESMEE ST. JOHN
RED CROSS NURSE - 112TH - V.A.D.
WHO DIED ON DUTY IN FRANCE OCTOBER 12TH, 1916 - AGE 31
AND WAS BURIED WITH FULL MILITARY HONOURS
IN THE SOLDIERS CEMETERY, WIMEREUX

SARGENT

Wallace

Private G.23129, 1st Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 5th Division. Died of wounds at home 22nd February 1917. Aged 38. Husband of Mrs Clara Sargent (remarried) later of Hazelslade, Staffordshire. Born in Ninfield and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Buried in St. Peters Churchyard Extension, Hednesford. Staffordshire.

WINCHESTER

Charles [Charlie]

[Listed as Gunner, Royal Horse And Royal Field Artillery on memorial] Private SD.752, 16th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th. (Yeomanry) Division. Killed in action during the final advance 14th October 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mark & Lucy Winchester of 14, Ringwood Road, Bexhill. Born in Ashburnham and enlisted in Horsham Formerly with the 11th Battalion. Included on Warnham (near Horsham) War Memorial and Ashburnham Place Parish Church and Bexhill-on-Sea War Memorials. Burired in Cambrin Military Cemetery F.163

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF NINFIELD WHO LAY DOWN
THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

1939 - 1945

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF
NINFIELD
WHO LAY DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR
KING AND COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945

BARNES

C C

R.A.F.

BRUCE

W

GRENADIER GUARDS

HAYLER

A

GRENADIER GUARDS

MUNN

J

R.A.F.

POCOCK

E B

RIFLE BRIGADE

POCOCK

R J

R.A.F.

SCOTCHER

C

R.A.S.C.

TAYLOR

T J

ROYAL SUSSEX REGT.

WHITMARSH

E F

ROYAL SUSSEX REGT. Buried in ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCHYARD, NINFIELD, SUSSEX.

6400853 PRIVATE
E. F. WHITMARSH
5TH (CINQUE PORTS) BN
THE ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT
12TH JUNE 1940 AGE 24


IN MEMORY OF F.-M. EARL HAIG, K.T., G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O., K.C.I.E.

HAIG

[Earl]

Filed Marshall Earl, K.T, G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O, K.C.I.E

5 June 2005

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