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PORTFIELD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2007

The All Saints Parish Church Memorial Portfield is a Redundant Church, now a museum. The memorials have been removed to St. George's Church, Rumboldswhyke and are located in the foyer. There are 61 names for World War 1 of which most of the names are included on the Chichester City Memorial, nine are not. The memorial was dedicated on 20th January 1918 by the Bishop Suffragan of Lewes. There are 38 names for World War 2, two of which are not included on the main Chichester City War memorial.

MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING
1914-1919
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY.

REMEMBER IN THE LORD
REMEMBER NOT, LORD,OUR OFFENCES; SPARE US, GOOD LORD.

REMEMBER IN THE LORD
IN THE DAY OF JUDGEMENT, GOOD LORD DELIVER US.

ARNOLD

Bertie C

No further information currently available

AVIS, MM

John Gordon

Private SD773, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Gouzecourt 17 February 1918. Aged 25. Son of John & Emily Avis of "The Old Village Post Office" Groombridge. Born in Speldhurst, Kent and enlisted in Bognor. Included on the Memorial in St. Johns Parish Church, Groombridge. Buried in Gouzecourt New British Cemetery

BENNETT

Edward

See Chichester City memorial

BILLINGSHURST

Harry

See Chichester City memorial

BLACKMAN

Ernest

See Chichester City memorial

BLACKMAN

Reginald

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BRIDGER

Ernest J

See Chichester City memorial

BROOKS

Thomas

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BOOTHROYD

Edmund Percy

Lance Sergeant 2368, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade 8th Division. Killed in action in Belgium 9 May 1915. Aged 28. Son of George & Emily Boothroyde. Born in Havant and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Portfield. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium

BULBECK

William D.

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CHALLEN

B

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COOPER

Archibald

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COOPER

Frederick

See Chichester City memorial

CUMBERLEDGE

Edwin

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ELDRIDGE

James

See Chichester City memorial

EVERSHED

Walter

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FLETCHER

Frank

See Chichester City memorial

FREEMAN

Albert

See Chichester City memorial

FREEMAN

William

See Chichester City memorial

GARDENER

Percy

Sergeant PO/15628, Royal Marines Light Infantry. 1st. Royal Marine Battalion., 63rd Royal Naval Division. Died of wounds 4 May 1917. Aged 24. Son of Annie Emma Gardner of 6, Postland Terrace, Bosham. Included on Bosham Parish War Memorial. Buried in Aubigney Communal Cemetery Extension

GODDEN

Charles

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HALL

Arthur

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HALL

Harry

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HANDCOCK

Herbert

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HILLS

Frederick

No further information currently available

HOPKINS

James

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HOPKINS

R. John

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HOPKINS

S. George

See Chichester City memorial

HOAD

Albert

See Chichester City memorial

HOWLETT

George

See Chichester City memorial

HURST

Frank

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INGRAM

William

No further information currently available

IRVINE-WATSON

John

Second Lieutenant, "B" Battery 11th. Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 14 August 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mes J.H. Irvine-Watson Heron Ghyll, Sechelt, British Columbia, Wetern Canada. Buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetry Belgium

LAMBOURNE

Charles

See Chichester City memorial

LANGRISH

Charles

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LEE

Alan

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LILLYWHITE

Robert

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LONGLANDS

Thomas

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MORLEY

Albert

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NEWMAN

Thomas

See Chichester City memorial

NOEL

Harry

See Chichester City memorial

PETERS

Thomas

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PICKARD

Edwin

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REDMAN

Percy George

Lance Corporal 4006, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 8th. Division. Killed in action 14 March 1915. Aged 23. Son of Thomas James & Emily Redman of Church Lane, Sidlesham. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth. Resident of Emsworth Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

RHODES

Frank

See Chichester City memorial

RIGGS

Albert C

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RICHARDSON

Harold

See Chichester City memorial

ROBINS

Albert G

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ROUSELL

William

See Chichester City memorial

SAUNDERS

William H

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SHEPHERD

James

Rifleman 4695, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, 8th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 1 July 1916. Born and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Chichester Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

SMITH

Thomas

See Chichester City memorial

STONER

Arthur

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STONER

Frederick

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STRUGNELL

Charles

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WELCH

Frederick

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WHEELER

Charles

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WHEELER

Leonard

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WHEELER

William

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WHITE

Albert

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WHITE

Samuel

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1939-1945

BEDARD

Omer

See Chichester City memorial

BLACKMAN

Albert

See Chichester City memorial

BRODIE

Dennis

See Chichester City memorial

BROOKS

Henry

See Chichester City memorial

CAPELIN

Douglas

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CLAY

Leslie

See Chichester City memorial

COLE

William

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EDWARDS

Arthur

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FARNDELL

Brian

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FAULKNER

Gordon

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GARDNER

George

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GAZE

Irving

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GINMAN

Harry

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HAFFENDEN

Harold

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HARRIS

Alfred

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HARRIS

Percy

See Chichester City memorial

HASTE

George

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HENSHAW

Owen William

Stoker 1st. Class P/KX/96061, HMS "Hood", Royal Navy. Lost with the ship when the battlecruiser was sunk in action with the "Bismarck" in the Denmark Strait on the 14 May 1941 Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial

HENSHAW

Donald Frank

Flying Officer, 514 Bomber Squadron (Lancasters), Royal Air Force Volunteer Rerserve. Based at Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire. Lost on operations over Europe 22 January 1944. Aged 27. Son of Frank & Mabel Henshaw. Husband of Phyliss Mary Henshaw of Munstead, Surrey. Commemorated on The Runnymede Memorial

KING

Aubrey

See Chichester City memorial

KING

Stanley

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LINDFIELD

Albert

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NORTH

Ronald

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RAPSON

Leslie

See Chichester City memorial

ROBINSON

Albert

See Chichester City memorial

RUSSELL

Arthur

See Chichester City memorial

SHOTTER

William

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SPELMAN

Dennis

See Chichester City memorial

THORN

Alexander

See Chichester City memorial

WATSON

Robert

See Chichester City memorial

WILDS

Charles

See Chichester City memorial

WILSON

George

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WILTON

Frederick

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WE REMEMBER BEFORE THEE
O LORD AND TRUST TO
THY KEEPING THOSE WHO FROM
PORTFIELD HAVE DIED IN DEFENCE OF JUSTICE AND FREEDOM

Last updated 4 February, 2007

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