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PATCHING WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial, can be found within Patching parish church of St. John The Divine. It takes the form of a bronze plaque, on the south facing wall of the nave, with the inscription and names in relief. There is also a handscribed Roll of Honour. No memorial for World War 2 was apprent. There are 7 surnames with one Christian name for World War 1 with a list below it of those who served.

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2007
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOUR OF THE OFFICERS
N.C.Os. AND MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED FOR THEIR KING AND
COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

CLEVETT

Charles

No further information currently available - No record with CWGC or SDGW.

CLEVETT

Walter Rueben

Private 10282, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 30th October 1918. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Montay Britsh Cemetery, Le Cateau

HOMER

Charles

Petty Officer 190040, HMS “Ardent”, Royal Navy. Lost with the Destroyer during the night action of The Battle of Jutland 1st June 1916. Aged 37. Son of Willian John & Fanny Elizabeth Homer of Patching. Awarded the Naval General Service Medal (Persian Gulf). Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

KINNARD

Arthur Frederick

Private TF/260007, 1/5th. Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division (Pioneer Battalion). Died of wounds near Ypres 26th August 1917. Aged 19. Son of Stephen & Julia Kinnard of Clapham near Patching. Native of Patching. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Mendingham Military Cemetery, Belgium

MOLESWORTH

Charles Willoughby Murray (The Hon)

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. 5th Division. Killed in action 15th April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Viscount & Viscountess Molesworth of “Shalimar” Chertsey Lane, Staines, Middlesex. Buried in Villers Station Cemetery,Villers Au Bois.

SPENCER

Jack

No further information currently available

TREE

Arthur William

Lance Corporal TF/201339, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy on the Marne 29th July 1918. Aged 48. Husband of Mrs Emily Tree of Arundel Road, Patching. Born in Pulborough and enlisted in Worthing. Included on Pulborough Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery, Villemontoire.

ALSO
THE FOLLOWING WHO SERVED

ALGER

Sidney

No further information currently available

ANSELL

Ernest

No further information currently available

BLACKMAN

Reginald

No further information currently available

De VAL

William

No further information currently available

DREWITT

Charles

No further information currently available

GATENBY

William

No further information currently available

HARWOOD

Percy

No further information currently available

HARWOOD

Eli

No further information currently available

HUMPHREY

Percy

No further information currently available

HUMPHREY

William

No further information currently available

MOLESWORH

Eric

No further information currently available

MOLESWORTH

Selwyn

No further information currently available

MORLEY

Percy

No further information currently available

PUTTOCK

James

No further information currently available

PUTTOCK

Arthur

No further information currently available

POTTEN

Basil

No further information currently available

PENN

Basil

No further information currently available

PENN

Frederick

No further information currently available

RAPLEY

Frederick

No further information currently available

SYKES

Leslie

No further information currently available

SEARLE

Frederick

No further information currently available

TIDY

John

No further information currently available

WAKEHAM

William

No further information currently available

WEST

George

No further information currently available

WELCH

William

No further information currently available

WHITMARSH

Edmund

No further information currently available

Last updated 13 September, 2007

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