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ROGATE WAR MEMORIAL

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

Memorial on the wall of St. Bartholomews Churchyard wall facing the A 272 with 28 names with initials only. One burial in the Churchyard, not included on the Memorial.

1914-1919

AYLING

Frank Stewart

Able Seaman 236228/PO, H. M. Submarine E.10., Royal Navy. Killed in action 21 January 1915. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR.3.

BLUNDEN

Edward George

Private S/436619, Royal Army Service Corps. Died in North Russia 1 September 1919. Enlisted in Portsmouth. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Archangel Memorial North Russia.

BROWN

Frederick Arthur

Private G/8663, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near St. Julien during the Third Battle of Ypres 31 July 1917. Born in Trotton and enlisted in Petersfield. Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery, Ypres Belgium B.94

CARNEGIE

David Alexander

Second Lieutenant, “B” Battery, 122nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 2 April 1917. Aged 20. Son of Lt. Colonel the Hon Douglas Carnegie and Mrs Margaret Jean Carnegie of Fair Oak, Hampshire. Buried in Ferme –Olivier Cemetery, Elverdinghe F.1

CLARK

Frederick Charles

Corporal 8596, 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action at Gallipoli 28 April 1915. Aged 25. Son of Frederick and Anne Clark of Nyewood near Rogate. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Winchester. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR.4

COLLINS

Henry

Private G/1739, 8th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds 31 July 1916. Born Terwick Common and enlisted in Rogate. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery Enclosure No 2., Zillebeke. Belgium B.165/67

DAWTREY

William

Private G/4065, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action January 19 October 1915. Born in Rogate and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Phalempin Communal Cemetery F.1726

DAWTREY

Ernest C.

Private G/17802, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Died 7 February 1917. Son of Mr and Mrs Dawtrey of Slade Lane. Born in Rogate and enlisted in Petersfield. Buried in St. Pol Communal Cemetery Extension. F.787

FANNER

Frederick George

Private 27510, 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 24 July 1917. Aged 20. Son of Charles and Margaret Fanner of Gracious Street, Selbourne. Born in Romsey, Hampshire and enlisted in Petersfield. Buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension, Belgium B.29.

HUMPHREYS

E.

No further information currently

KNIGHT

James

Private 21397, 1st Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action 23 October 1916. Aged 28. Son of Thomas and Mary Knight of “Haleyn” Rogate. Husband of Mrs Fanny Louisa Knight (remarried) of Fittleworth. Born in Rogate and enlisted in Winchester. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs F.374

KNOWLES

Albert Edward

Private S/8142, 9th Battalion, The Royal Highlanders (The Black Watch). 15th Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25 September 1915. Born in Rogate and enlisted in Liss, Hampshire. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F. 924

LEE

R.

No further information currently.

LEE

Harold Thomas

Corporal 2698, Houshold Battalion (Cavalry). Killed in action 12 October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Thomas and Ellen Sarah Lee of “The Chequers Well” Long Sutton, Hampshire. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Midhurst Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR.30

MERRITT

F.

No further information currently.

NIXON

George Russell

Commander, H.M.S. “Albermarle”, Royal Navy. Lost at sea when the fore bridge of the Battleship was washed away in heavy weather in the Pentland Firth 7 November 1915. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR.3.

NIXON

Oswald

Possibly: Second Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 17 September 1916. Aged 20. Buried in Serre Road Cemetery No 2.

PARFECT

Gilbert James

Rifleman 10035, 2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 1st Division. Killed in action 28 April 1915. Aged 24. Son of Edgar and Mary Parfect of “Dangstein Lodge”, Rogate. Born in Rogate and enlisted in Shorncliffe. Kent. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR.29

PAY

John

Guardsman 15890, 1st Battalion, The Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 13 March 1915. Born in Guildford Enlisted Portsmouth. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

PAYNE

John James

Corporal S/2245, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 33. Special reservist. Husband of Mrs Lydia Payne of “Ferndale”, East Liss, Hampshire. Born in Liss and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated om The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

PETTER.

George

Private 3/33610, 1st Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 26 April 1915. Born in Rogate and enlisted in Winchester. Next of kin Rogate. Buried in Oostaverne Wood Cemetery, Wyschaete Belgium B. 152

PORTER

Thomas

Gunner 1476 146th Heavy Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen.27 October 1916.. Born in Rogate and enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in St. Sever Communal Cemetery Extension, Rouen. F.146

SMITH

A.E.

No further information currently.

SMITH

William (MM)

2nd Corporal 67618, 129th Field Company, The Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 23 June 1917. Born in Grimsby, Lincs and enlisted in London. Next of kin, Rogate. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B.11.

THOMPSON

E.G.

No further information currently. Possibly R. M. L. Infantry ? Sgt. Edwin George 14 November 1916. Mr.21.?

WATERMAN

Clinton Stewart.

Private 6285, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st Division. Died of wounds 19 July 1916. Aged 19. Son of George and Alice Waterman of Shuttlecock Cottages, Clanfield, Hampshire. Formerly with the Hampshires. Enlisted in Petersfield. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19

WICKS

G. D.

No further information currently.

ELGER

Cicely Margaret

Red Cross VAD nurse at Clayton Court Red Cross Auxiliary Hospital 1916-1919. She died during the Great Inflenza epidemic in February 1919. Daughter of John ELGER (1858-1925) and Ethel ELGER nee WILLIAMS (1857-1940). Cicely is buried with her parents in the annex to Rogate Churchyard in the village off the A272 road.

Buried in the cemetery but not on memorial

ATKINS

L. A.

Able Seaman Z/196, “Hawke” Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. The 63rd Royal Naval Division. Died 1 October 1917. Buried in St. Bartholomew’s Churchyard, Rogate.

14 November 2004

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