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PULBOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL

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

There are 68 names on a large tablet in the Pulborough Parish Church, on a second tablet below the first are the names of those who died in World War 2, 18 names, not transcribed here. There are three burials in St. Mary’s Churchyard, all of which appear on the Memorial. The upper, World War 1, tablet is made from marble and is architecturally framed with a scroll at the top and a shield, with Latin Cross in relief on it, in the centre. The centre panel is made of alabaster and has the inscription on it. This mmeorial was built by Messrs James Powell and sons, the stone mason was Joseph Cribb. The lower, Second World War, tablet is made of stone and has an incised inscription in red and black lettering. This tablet cost £68.

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2005

TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY
OF MEN FROM PULBOROUGH WHO DIED IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919

ADSETT

Albert

Private G/70167, 8th Battalion, The Royal West Surreys. 24th Division. Killed in action, 10th July 1918. Aged 18. Born in Petworth & enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Pulborough. Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery British Extension. F. 161

ADSETT

Leonard William

Private TF/2898, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died if diphtheria in military hospital in Ismailia, Egypt 24th June 1916. Aged 20. Son of William & Emma Adsett of Waterloo Cottages, Lower Street, Pulborough. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Petworth Buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

ALLFREE

Geoffrey Stephen

Lieutenant, H.M. Motor Launch No. 247, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Drowned when the M.L. was wrecked off the Cornish Coast near St. Ives 29th September 1918. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3.

ANSELL

George Frederick

Private 1358, 22nd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action 31st July 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr. Ansell & Mrs. Anne Ansell of Balls Cross. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Horsham. Buried in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban. F. 399

AYLING

Albert

Corporal G/17768, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 11th September 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mrs. Louisa Adsett of Codmore Farm, Pulborough & the late Mr. Ayling. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery F. 701

AYLING

Arthur

Private 20555, 9th Battalion, The Norfolk Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 6th September 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr. & Mrs. W. T. Ayling of Marehill Common, Pulborough. Born in Pulborough & enlisted at Warley, Essex. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery. F. 149.

BIGNELL

William

Private 6054, 2/6th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st Division. Killed in action 19th July 1916. Enlisted in Horsham. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19

BROOKER

Ernest

Possibly Private G/3235, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 19. Son of Harry & Fanny Brooker of 19, Picts Cottages, Cowfold. Born in West Grinstead & enlisted in Haywards Heath. Also on Cowfold Parish War Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

BRYANT

Sydney Frederick

Private 51158, 1st Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 5th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 6th November 1918. Aged 19. Born in Hardham (April/June 1899) & enlisted in Chichester. Son of Mr William and Charlotte Bryant of, (in 1901) Hardham Junction, Hardham Sussex Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension F. 146

BURBERRY

James Stephen

Private TR10/180866 51st Training Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at Home 13th May 1918. Born in Lindfield & enlisted in Horsham. Buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

BURRELL

Ernest

Private G/3517 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 6th March 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Alfred & Fanny Burrell of Mill House, Fishbourne. Born in Worthing & enlisted in Brighton. Resident of Pulborough. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 74

BURRELL

William Henry

Private L/10414, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Executed by firing squad 22nd May 1916. Aged 21. Son of Charles Alfred & Fanny Burrell of Mill House, Fishbourne. Born in Worthing. Deserted in 1915. Arrested and sentenced to death. Sentence commuted to one year in prison starting May 1915. Released in April 1916 and deserted at once. Sentenced to death by Field Court Marshall. Buried in Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension F. 223

CHATFIELD

Leonard

Driver T2/016781, Royal Army Service Corps. 22nd Divisional Train. Died in the Balkans 11th August 1916. Aged 28. Son of Frederick & Sarah Chatfield of Marehill, Pulborough. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Rugby. Buried in Salonika (Lambet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece.

CHILD

Frederick Thorpe.

Petty Officer Stoker 308828, HMS “Castor”, Royal Navy. Killed in action during the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 31. Son of Arthur & Jane Thorpe-Child of Lower Street, Pulborough. Husband of Mrs. Mary Evelyn Child of 14, Devonshire Street, Chiswick, West London. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3

COCHRANE

George M

Ordinary Seaman SS/9665, HMS “Vivid”, Royal Navy. Died at home 2nd October 1918. Aged 18. Son of William & Margaret Cochrane of Codmore Hill, Pulborough. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard Pulborough

COOPER

Frank

No further information available currently.

COOPER

Harry

Private 61540, 22nd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action 17th February 1917. Born in West Chiltington & enlisted in Horsham. Next of kin Pulborough. Formerly with the Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt. F. 314

COOPER

Henry

No further information available currently.

CRISP

Frederick

Private 17670, 10th Battalion, The Royal West Kents. 41st Division. Killed in action 14th February 1917. Aged 40. Son of George & Mary Anne Crisp of Pulborough. Husband of Mrs. Emily Crisp of 30, Silvester Road, Bexhill on Sea. Born in Stopham & enlisted in Hastings. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Gorre British & Indian Cemetery. F. 765

CRITCHER

Albert

Possibly either Private 18870, 2nd Battalion, The South Wales Borderers. 29th Division. Killed in action on Gallipoli 21st December 1915. Born in Bexleyheath, Kent & enlisted in Kingston on Thames, Surrey. Buried in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli. Or more likely. Private Ch/17494, HMS “Hogue”, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Lost when the armoured Cruiser was torpedoed off the Dutch Coast 22nd September 1914. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial MR. 1 (Cross of sacrifice, No record with CWGC)

DURRANT

Albert

No further information available currently.

DURRANT

Harry

Private G/11359, 7th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Died 27th February 1917. Aged 36. Son of George & Ellen Durrant of Wisborough Green, Husband of Mrs. Eleanor Kate Durrant of 57, Mayfield Road, Seafield, Gosport. Hampshire. Born in Kirdford & enlisted in Midhurst. Buried in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery. F. 657

EAMES

Arthur Horwood

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, The East Yorkshire Regiment 21st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 1st July 1916. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

EDWARDS

Charles

Private G/1774, 8th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. (Pioneers) 18th Division. Died of wounds. 31st July 1917. Born in Rudgwick & enlisted in Petworth Included on Coates Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 11

FLOATE

Arthur

Private 1945/A 35th Battalion, Australian Infantry. 3rd Austalian Division. Killed in action 7th June 1917. Aged 24. Son of George & Mary Anne Floate of Rock Cottage, Mare Hill, Pulborough. Buried in Mud Corner Cemetery.

FOOT

Douglas Eric

Second Lieutenant 8th Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action. at Hulluch 13th October 1915. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19

GARDNER

Frank A.

Flight Cadet 119621, 1st Training Depot Station, Royal Air Force. Died at home 10th August 1918. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Pulborough.

GLAZIER

George Frederick

Boy 1st Class J/55872/PO, HMS “Vanguard”, Royal Navy. Lost when the dreadnought blew up at Scapa Flow 9th July 1917. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, MR. 3

GRACE

Frederick Thomas

Private G/15190, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 22nd March 1918. Aged 38. Son of Mr. & Mrs. M. Grace of 11, Arundel Road, Littlehampton. Resident of Pulborough. Born in Littlehampton & enlisted in Horsham. Included on Littlehampton War Memorial. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

GROVER

Edward

Private 26226, 5th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment. 13th Division. Mesopotamia. Killed in action 25th January 1917. Born in Fletching & enlisted in Dorchester. Next of kin residents of Pullborough. Formerly with the Royal Artillery. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

HAMMICK

Stephen Frederick

Captain, 1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 6th Indian Division. Mesopotamia. Died of wounds 18th April 1916. Aged 45. Son of Colonel St. Vincent A. Hammick 3rd Baronet & Lady Penelope Hammick. Husband of Mrs. Muriel Katherine Hammick of Lythanger, Liss, Hampshire. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.

HAMPSHIRE

Arthur

Private SD/2283, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 30th June 1916. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Petworth Next of kin Pulborough. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 1

HARLEY

John

Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action on Gallipoli 4th June 1915. Aged 35. Only son of John Harley MD. & Mrs. Harley of “Beedings” Pulborough. Husband of Mrs. May Winifred Harley of “Holly Spring, “Bracknell, Berks. Barrister, educated at Charterhouse & Trinity College, Oxford Commemorated on The Helles Memorial MR. 4. See also Charterhouse War Memorial

HAWKINS

William

Driver 92105, 7th Pontoon Park, The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 1st June 1918. Born in Littleworth & enlisted in Petworth. Next of kin Pulborough. Buried in Gwalia Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium B. 36

HELME

Robert Bernard

Lieutenant, 1st Royal Dragoons. Killed in action 25th June 1917. Son of Lt Colonel Robert Masterman & Mrs. Ellen Helme of Lee Place, Wisborough Green. Born in Pulborough. Included on Wisborough Green War Memorial. Buried in Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery. F. 363

HELME

Guy Masterman

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 30 October 1917. Son of Lt. Colonel Robert Masterman & Mrs. Ellen Helme of Lee Place, Wisborough Green. Born in Pulborough. Included on Wisborough Green War Memorial. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F. 40

HOLLMAN

William Harold

Second Lieutenant, 3/4th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action 16th October 1918. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial Mr. 16

HOPE

William

No further information available currently.

HOTSTON

Gordon Harry

Private TF/240745, (CWGC 1/5th Battalion, Headstone records 8th Battalion,) Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home of gas poisoning 1st December 1917. Aged 23. Son of Edward & Jane Hotston of 3, Caledonian Road, Chichester. Chichester City War Memorial. (Not included in SDGW Part 40) Pulborough connection not established. Buried in Chichester City Cemetery.

HUMPHREY

Cornelius Coates

Private L/9867, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Bodmin Copse near Ypres 30th October 1914. Aged 19. Regular Soldier. Son of Harry & Rhoda Humphrey of Pulborough later of Islingword Street, Brighton. Born in West Chiltington & enlisted in Petworth Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

HUMPHREY

George

Private M1/09147, Royal Army Service Corps. 3rd GHQ. Reserve Motor Transport Company. Died after the war in Germany 20 January 1919. Aged 30. Son of John & Matilda Elizabeth Humphrey of 2, London Road, Pulborough. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.

JARMAN

Frank Edward

Private 20476, 10th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment 74th Division. Killed in action 20th September 1918. Aged 33. Son of Edward & Mary Jarman of Hall Lodge, Gosfield, Halstead, Essex. Husband of Mrs. Alice Jarman of 19, New Street, Halstead. Born Gosfield & enlisted in Horsham Buried in La Chaplette British & Indian Cemetery, Peronne. F. 1468

JOHNSON

Christopher James

Private 23134, 2nd Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Died of wounds in Salonika, Greece 10th February 1917. Aged 32. Son of James & Kate Johnson of Pulborough. Husband of Mrs. E. A. Johnson of “Sunnyside”, Marehill, Pulborough. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.

JOHNSON

Ernest

No further information available currently.

JOYES

Charles Edgar

Corporal 123214, ‘B’ Battery, 191st Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 14th January 1918. Aged 25. Son of Edgar Walter & Marion Joyes of Stopham. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Woolwich. Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. F. 64

JUPP

Claude

No further information available currently.

JUPP

Clifford Henry Oliver

Second Lieutenant, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel 1st July 1916. Aged 25. Son of William & Marion Jupp of Pulborough. Buried in Beaumont –Hamel (Newfoundland) Memorial.

KILLICK

Sydney William

Lance Corporal 9370, The Army Cyclist Corps. Died at home of influenza 1st February 1919. Aged 22. Son of Mr. Killick & Mrs. Eliza Killick of Malt Cottage, Pulborough. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Pulborough

LAKER

Charles

Driver T4/184410, Royal Army Service Corps. 17th Divisional Train. Died of wounds 24th March 1918. Born in Graffham & enlisted in Petworth Next of kin Pulborough Commemorated on The Arras Memorial Mr. 20.

LANGDALE

William

No further information available currently.

MACCALLUM (MCCULLUM)

John

Possibly Private 1010231, 46th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). 4th Canadian Division. Killed in action 3rd November 1918. Buried in Tourgeville Military Cemetery. F. 123

PALMER

Moses

Private G/15956 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died 31st December 1916. Aged 32. Son of George & Mary Palmer of Windmill Cottage, Pulborough. Born in Billingshurst & enlisted in Horsham. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium B18

POPE

Charles Oliver Thomas

Private G/17890, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 15th August 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr. & Mrs. C. A. Pope of Cray Lane Crossing, Codmore Hill, Pulborough. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Horsham. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

PRICE

Ernest

Private 18320, 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment. 25th Division. Killed in action 14th April 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr. F. Corbtn Price R. B. A. & Mrs. Lydia Price of “Hillside, Marehill, Pulborough. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium MR. 32

PRICE

John Esmond.

Second Lieutenant 14th Battalion, (reserve). Battalion The Manchester Regiment Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 26 Details of next of kin as above. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

PULLEN

Frank

No further information available currently.

PUTTICK

Harry

Sergeant 16278, 13th Sege Battery, Royal garrison Artillery. Died Sunday, 15th December 1918. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece. Grave 1000.

RICHARDSON

James

Sergeant L/8256, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Cuinchy 29th January 1915. Regular soldier. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Chichester. Next of lkin Pulborough. Buried in Beuvry Communal Cemetery F. 571

ROBINSON

Eli

Private G/852, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Ginchy on the Somme 9th September 1916. Born in Kingston, Sussex & enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin residents of Pulborough. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

RUFUS

Charles

No further information available currently. No match with CWGC records.

SMART

Alexander

Private G/2644, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (Pioneers) 18th Division. Killed in action near Arras 13th May 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr. & Mrs. George Smart of Wisborough Green. Born in Wisborough Green & enlisted in Chichester. Included on Wisborough Green War Memorial. Buried in St. Martins Calvaire British Cemetery F. 592

SMITH

William

No further information available currently.

STANDING

Arthur William

Gunner 111846 317th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action in Italy 21st March 1918. Aged 35. Born in Englefield Green, Surrey & enlisted in Horsham. Next of kin Pulborough. Buried in Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade, Italy.

STANDING

Frederick Peter

Private G/2857, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. (Pioneers). 18th Division. Killed in action 29th October 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr. & Mrs. James Standing of Rock Cottage, Pulborough. Born in Petworth & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Cement House Cemetery, Langemarck Belgium B. 16

STREETER

Michael Henry

Private 50417, 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 16th November 1916. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs. M. H. Streeter of Milton Street, Worthing. Employee of the Brunswick Hotel, Worthing. Born in Nutbourne & enlisted in Chichester. Left one child. Included on Worthing & St. Botolphs, (Heene Parish Church) War Memorials. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

TREE

Arthur William

Lance Corporal TF/201339, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 29th July 1918. Aged 48 Husband of Mrs. Emily Tree of Arundel Road, Patching. Born in Pulborough & enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire F. 524

WADEY

Alfred James

Sergeant 28967, 117th Battery, 26th Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 31st October 1914. Aged 38. Son of Eli & Francis Wadey of Borough, Pulborough. Husband of Mrs. Constance Wadey. Born in Horsham & enlisted in London. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

WINSLADE

Walter William

Private TF/268121, 2/7th Battalion, The Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. (Sherwood Foresters). 11th Division. Killed in action February 19th April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr. & Mrs. W. H. Winslade of Coldwaltham. Enlisted in Horsham. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 366

AND ALSO TO THOSE
WHO DIED IN THE
WORLD WAR
1939-1945

Names to be transcribed

     

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