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RODMELL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2006

The Rodmell memorial is to be found within the parish church of St. Peter. It is in the form of a stone tablet affixed to the interior wall of the church. There are nine names for World War 1 and one for World War 2, the names are listed by initial, surname, Regiment and date of death.

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2006

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED
IN HONOUR
AND LOVING MEMORY OF
THE MEN FROM THIS VILLAGE
WHO HAVE FALLEN IN THE WAR
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT
A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"

1914-1918

ATTREALL

Albert

Corporal L/8032, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L'Avoue 9th May 1915. Aged 29. "A" Company. Son of Thomas and Jane Attreall of Rodmell. Regular soldier, born in Rodmell and enlisted in Lewes. (Wrong date on War Memorial) Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial

BAKER

Henry James

Private G/2243 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Pioneer Battalion, 18th Division. Killed in action near Remigny 21st Marh 1918. Aged 24. Son of Henry and Mary Baker of Post Office, Rodmell. Born in Southease and enlisted in Lewes. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial.

BARNES

Hubert William

Private G/18046 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 10th October 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr and Mrs John S Barnes of Rodmell. Born in Rodmell and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery.

BOTTEN

Alfred William

Gunner 212780, 221st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in Mesopotamia 30th March 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Lewes. Buried in Baghdad North Gate War Cemetery, Iraq.

ELLIOTT

Sidney Charles Robert

Bombardier 102270, 291st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action at Ypres 6th September 1917. Aged 38. Son of Edward and Charlotte Elliott of 29, Blackman Street, Brighton. Husband of Elizabeth Elliott of 38, Albion Street, Brighton. Two of Sidney's brothers also fell and all three are included on Brighton War Memorial. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Belgium.

HERSEE

Arthur George

Officers Steward 2nd Class L/8561, HMS "Q.25", Royal Navy. Shot while carrying out a dangerous duty for the safety of his comrades on the 30th March 1917. Aged 30. Son of George and Alice Hersee of 36, Sturdee Avenue, Gillingham, Kent. Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial

MOORE

Frederick William George

Gunner 82581, 99th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 4th July 1918. Aged 24. Son of Frederick and Clara Moore of Southease. Born in Rodmell and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

MURDOCK, MM

Archibald James

Sergeant L/6174, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action 12th September 1917. Aged 36. Son of Mr and Mrs Archibald Murdock of Halton, Hastings. Husband of Beatrice Murdock of 21, Lancaster Street, Lewes. Regular Soldier. Born in St. Leonards and enlisted in Brighton. Resident of Rodmell. Included on Hastings War Memorial. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe

TRIGWELL

George Leonard

Private 26293, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. 19th Division. Killed in action 8th May 1918. Born in Ringmer and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Lewes. Formerly with the Royal Artillery. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR.30

1939-1945

MALTHOUSE

Frederick

Private 6399934, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 19th January 1943. Aged 35. Son of Henry John and Lucy Malthouse. Husband of Kathleen Susie Malthouse of Rodmell Buried in St. Peters Churchyard, Rodmell

ERECTED BY FRIENDS OF THE
FALLEN. A.D 1918

Last updated 4 August, 2009

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