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NORTHIAM WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Chris Comber

There is a tablet in the Parish Church bearing 33 names. These are repeated on the Memorial Cross by the Elizabeth Oak.

BARNES Percy

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BATES Arthur

Private G.21010, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Ramscapelle, Belgium 10th July 1917. Aged 19. Son of John & Louisa Bates of 1, Orchard Terrace, Northiam. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Ramscapelle Road Military Cemetery, Belgium B.173

BATES Frederick Charles

Private 53051, 20th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action at Arras 16th April 1917. Aged 26. Son of William & Mary Anne Bates of Gate Court Cottage, Northiam. Born in Newenden, Kent and enlisted in Hastings Buried in Henninel-Croiselles Road Cemetery F.434

BEAN Frederick [James[

Guardsman 6575, 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards 1st Division. Killed in action at First Ypres 12th November 1914. Aged 25. Son of Alfred & Mary Bean of Station Road, Northiam. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Hastings Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

BEECHING George Augustus

Private G.28090, 7th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 24th April 1918. Aged 18. Son of George & Mary Beeching of Main Street, Northiam. Born in Rye and enlisted in Hastings. Buried in Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension. F.425

CARTER Charles [Henry]

Private G.1389, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L'Avoue 9th May 1915. Aged 20. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Reuben Carter of Goddens Farm, Northiam. Born in Northiam & enlisted in Hastings. Brother of William Carter. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

CARTER William [Thomas]

Private G.1388, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Givenchy 25th January 1915. Aged 24 Son of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Reuben Carter of Goddens Farm, Northiam. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Hastings. Brother of Charles Carter. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22

COLLINS George [William]

Private S.657, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action near Givenchy. 26th January 1915. Reservist. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Rye. Included on Hastings War Memorial. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

COX Edward George

Private 59026, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 59th Battalion. Died of wounds 5th October 1918. Aged 32. Son of James & Mary Cox of Northiam. Husband of Mrs. Mary Cox of Mill Corner, Northiam. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Hastings. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Buried in Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux St. Marc. F.1505.

CROUCH Douglas

Private G.132, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Houplines 31st July 1915. Born in Chelsea and enlisted in Hastings. Buried in Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension F.1140

EASTON Ernest

Private L.10263, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L'Avoue 9th May 1915. Aged 18. Son of Charles & Margaret Easton of Mill Corner, Northiam. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22

FAIRBRASS Henry William

Private M/41329, The Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home after the war 24th October 1919. Buried in Northiam Cemetery, Ewhurst Road.

GOODSELL Frederick

Private G.2202, 8th (Pioneer) Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action at Bernafay Wood on the Somme 14th July 1916. Born in Ewhurst and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

HOBDEN Charles

Gunner 218789, 1st Reserve Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery. (Home Units) Died at home 20th April 1917. Aged 19. Buried in Northiam Cemetery, Ewhurst Road.

HOLDSTOCK William Alfred

Private G.18009, 1st Battalion, The East Kent Regiment 6th Division. Killed in action 18th September 1918. Born in Hornsey and enlisted in Holloway. Next of kin, Highgate, North London. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR.16.

HOLDSTOCK William Percy

Rifleman 320201, 1/6th Battalion, The London Regiment. (City of London Rifles) 58th (London) Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 22nd March 1918. Born in Hastings and enlisted in London. Resident of Stoke Newington. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial MR.27.

HOLMES Albert Arundel

Captain, 2/5th.(reserve) Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 19th May 1915. Aged 43. Husband of Mrs. Ellen Holmes of Northiam, later of Hastings. Educated at Brighton College. Included on Brighton College War Memorial. Buried in St. Andrews Churchyard, Hornchurch, Essex.

JARMAN Fererick

Private G.15835, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 26th March 1918. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Hastings. Buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension F.528

JARMAN William

Private L.10230, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Wounded at Loos and died on the 25th September 1915. Aged 20. Son of Mr. & Mrs. C. Jarman of Station Road, Northiam Born in Northiam and enlisted in Rye. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery F. 423.

JOHNSON Edmund George

Second Lieutenant, 1/1st Battalion, The London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) 56th London Division. Killed in action near Amiens 24th August 1918. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR.16

KENWARD James Arthur

Private T4/092693, 535th Heavy Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home 22nd October 1918. Born in Wittersham, Kent. Next of kin, Northiam. Buried in Northiam Cemetery, Ewhurst Road.

MARCHANT Frederick George

Private G.6213, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 2nd August 1917. Aged 28. Son of Mr. & Mrs. J. Marchant of Pear Tree Cottage, Northiam. Born in Hollington and enlisted in Hastings. Included on Hawkhurst Parish Church War Memorial, Kent. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR.29

PAINE, MM William [Walter]

Private G.7395, 8th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 22. 8.18. Born in Beckley and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery British Extension. F.161

PARRIS John

Private 43612, 17th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Wounded at Arras and died in base hospital at Boulogne 9th May 1917. Aged 33. Enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin Northiam. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery F. 102

PLAYFORD Harry

Private SD.5039, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 21. Husband of Mrs. Daisy Emily Playford of 22, Sandown Road, Ore. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR,19

PLAYFORD Thomas

Private 44088, 10th Battalion, The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 31st Division. Died of wounds 22nd February 1917. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Royal Artillery. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F. 80

POILE, MM William

Private G.2184, 8th (Pioneer) Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 12th April 1918. Aged 39. Son of Charles & Georgina Poile of ''The Well House'' Northiam. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Hastings. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in St.Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen F. 146.

RIPLEY George

Private G.14223, 7th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds at Poperinghe, 2nd August 1917. Enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin residents of Northiam. Buried in Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 5.

ROBERTS George

Private G.5303, 8th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 4th April 1917. Born in Northiam and enlisted in Woolwich. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany

SCOTT Charles Herbert

Private Tf.203283, 8th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 10th August 1917. Aged 23. Son of Henry John & Helena Mary Scott of ''Glasseye Farm'' Beckley. Husband of Mrs. Lucy Scott of Little Douce Grove, Northiam. Born in Beckley and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Beckley War Memorial. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium MR.29

SKINNER Albert [Edward]

Private 8666, 2nd Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment. 6th Indian Division. Died in Mesopotamia 17th September 1916. Aged 32. Son of Albert Edward & Annie Skinner of Church Cottage, Northiam. Born in Icklesham and enlisted Hastings. Included on Beckley Parish Church War Memorial Commemorated on The Basra Memorial Mr.38. Iraq.

STACE William [Alfred]

Private SD.2122, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Born St. Clements, Hastings and enlisted in Hastings. Included on Hastings War Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19

VIDLER Reginald [Walter]

Private TF.2650, 1/5th (Pioneer) Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Died of wounds 7th July 1916. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Elizabeth Vidler of Northiam. Enlisted in Hastings. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1. F. 62.

WATERS Herbert John

Private 46118, 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Killed in action 17th February 1917. Born in Ewhurst and enlisted in Rye Next of kin residents of Northiam. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

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