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RUMBOLDSWHYKE WAR MEMORIAL

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

St. Georges Parish Church, Rumboldswyke includes the memorials for both wars from the redundant church of All Saints Portfield (see separate page) and, as part of Chichester City, the names of those who died from Rumboldswyke in World War 1. The memorial is a large stone memorial outside the Church with 62 names listed, 38 are listed on the City Memorial. The Portfield Memorials are at the East & West Ends of the Church.

1914-1918

AUSTIN

Henry

possibly Henry Albert Austin, Able Seaman, HMS "Alert", Royal Navy. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 31st December 1916. Aged 42. Son of Henry & Matilda Austin. Husband of Frances Austin of St. Andrews Road, West Worthing. (Not on Worthing War Memorial) No known grave. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial Iraq.

AYLING

Alec

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AYLING

William

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BAGSHAW

George

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BEAUMONT

Arthur

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BETTS

Henry

No further information currently available

BUNCE

Hugh Pollock

Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 19th Division Died 5th October 1916. Aged 21 Son of John & Louisa Bunce of St. Austell’s, Maidenhead, Berks. Born Clapham Common. Buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery

BUNCE

John

Private 03850, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died at home 27th July 1916. Aged 34. Son of Henry & Alice Bunce. Husband of Floremce Emily Bunce of 25, Chaucer Road, Broadstaires, Kent. Born in Chichester. Buried in St. Peter in Thanet Churchyard, Kent.

CLEARE

Archie

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CLEARE

William

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CLINCH

Wilfred

Lance Corporal G/21603, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 22nd September 1917. Aged 22 Son of Mr & Mrs C. Clinch of 16, Bognor Road, Chichester. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

CROXFORD

Arthur

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DRUMMOND

David

No further information currently available

EDWARDS

George

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EDWARDS

Victor

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EDWARDS

William

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ELLIOTT

Ernest

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FLETCHER

Arthur

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FLETCHER

Harry

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GILL

Robert

No further information currently available

GORDON

Thomas

No further information currently available

GREEN

William

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HEATHER

Cecil

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HERSEY

George

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IRISH

Gordon

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IRISH

Lennox

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JEROME

Reginald Frederick

Private G/776, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 12th. Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7th July 1916. Aged 18. Son of Frederick & Kate Jerome of Parchmore Road, Thornton Heath. Born in Croydon and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

KEENE

George

No further information currently available

KING

George

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LATTER

George

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LEECH

George

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LONG

Cyril

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LONG

Henry

No further information currently available

MCCAROGHER

John Ornmanney

Private 1848, 1/14th. Battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish). Killed in action at Messines 1st November 1914. Son of Ernest Joseph Chilton & Mary Katherine McCoragher Born in Inverkeillor and enlisted in London. Resident of Croydon No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

MANNERS

Herbert

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MILLS

Edward

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MOULSON

Hiram Wilfred

Corporal TF/320207, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th. Division. Killed in action during the Third Battle of Gaza 6th November 1917. Aged 30 Son of Frank & Mary Moulson of "Glenhurst" Bridge Street, Pershore, Worcestershire. Born in Saltaire, Yorkshire & enlisted in Brighton. Included on Pershore War Memorial. Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery. Palestine.

NICKERSON

Christpher John

Private G/ 40406, 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action near Ypres. 16th August 1917. Born in Islington and enlisted in London. Resident of Kensal Rise, London. Formerly Royal Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

O’SHANAHAN

Quinton Russell

[Listed on War Memorial as O’SHANNON] Rifleman 5450, 4th. Battalion, Rifle Brigade Born in Allahabad, India. Enlisted in Delhi. Resident of Delhi. Died of wounds and buried at home 19th May 1915. Buried in All Souls Cemetery, Kensal Green, England.

PAICE

William

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PEARCE

Cuthbert James

Second Lieutenant, 117th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 4th September 1916. Aged 22. Son of The Rev William & Mrs Sarah Pearce of Kington Rectory, Worcestershire. Buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart

PETERS

Thomas William

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PIERCE

John Beresford Hudson

Second Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 27th April 1917. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun

PHILLPOTTS

William

No further information currently available

PINNOCK

William Charles

Private 5402, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 18th Division. Killed in action 17th February 1917. Born in Lavant and enlisted in Lodsworth. Next of kin, Lodsworth. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt.

RICHARDSON

Albert

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RILEY

Arthur

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ROUSELL

William

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RUSSELL

Frederick

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RUSSELL

Wallace

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RYE

Walter

No further information currently available

SMITH

William

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SPARKES

Percy

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STREETER

Horace

No further information currently available

STUBBS

Frank

Company Sergeant Major 8204, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 8th Division.. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Aged 29. Son of Thomas & Mary Stubbs of East Lavant. Born in Lavant and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Ovillers Military Cemetery

TILLEY

Thomas

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TURNER

Arthur

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TURNER

Ernest

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TURNER

Harold

No further information currently available

TWINE

Harold

Lance Corporal G/14564, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Division. Killed in action 16th August 1916. Aged 19. Son of George & Anne Twine of 87, Arundel Street, Landport, Portsmouth. Born in Compton, Sussex and enlisted in Camberley, Surrey. Buried in Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont

VICK

Bernard

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YOUNG

Alfred

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Last updated 4 February, 2007

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