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SHOREHAM-ON-SEA WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed & Researched Chris Comber 2004

Shoreham on Sea Parish Church War Memorial takes the form of a brass tablet in the Memorial Chapel in the Parish Church of St. Mary’s. The names are listed as surnames plus one christian name and any other initials. The rank has also been included in most cases. The Town Memorial is to be found on the Church perimeter wall and repeats the names plus four extras marked *

Photograph Copyright © Chris Comber 2004
Photographs Copyright © Janet Graves 2004
 
BANFIELD George
Stoker 1st Class SS/102835/PO, H.M.S. ‘Good Hope’, Royal Navy. South Atlantic Squadron Lost with the Armoured Cruiser during the Battle of Coronel Islands off Chile 1 November 1914. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3.
BALL Oswald Frederick Grevatte
Second Lieutenant, No. 13 Artillery Observation Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. R. E. 8’s. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 5 April 1917. Aged 22. Son of Oswald and Maude Ball of “Glenthorne” Ravens Road, Shoreham. Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery F. 1174
BARNES Albert
Private G/6470, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 22 August 1917. Aged 35. Husband of Mrs Albert Barnes of 27, Queens Road, Shoreham. Left two children. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Hove. Included on Brighton War Memorial. Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No 1 and 2. Belgium B. 124
BINGHAM Alfred Ebenezer
Gunner 115334, 315th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery Italian Front. Died in No. 29 Base Hospital Cremona, Italy on the 27 October 1918. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Margaret Mary Bingham of 65, The High Street, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Buried in Cremona Town Cemetery Italy
BISH Frank William Humphrey
Private 26215, 105th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 31 May 1916. Aged 23. Only son of Mr and Mrs F. H. Bish of “The Arundel Arms” The High Street, Shoreham. Born in Ditchling and enlisted in Hove. Formerly G. 8353 Royal Sussex. Buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery F. 631
BISHOP Herbert George
Private G/12895, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action 16 October 1917 Aged 21. Son of William and Ellen Bishop of 6, Old Shoreham, Shoreham by Sea. Enlisted in Brighton. Formerly Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19
BLACK Benjamin Rufus
Private 34348, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 16 October 1918. Aged 25. Son of Harry and Ellen Black of Eastbourne. Employed as a waiter in that Town and included on Eastbourne War Memorial. Husband of Mrs Edith Mary Victoria Black later of 6, Richmond Road, West Worthing. Born in St. Pancras, London and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 206.
BUNTON Ernest George
Lance Corporal TF/3146, 1/8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 7 October 1916. Born Long Ditton, Surrey and enlisted in Hounslow. Next of kin Long Ditton. Connection with Shoreham, unknown. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21
BURSTOW Frederick J
Private 87, XV Corps, Army Cyclist Corps. Died at home 30 January 1919. Aged 26. Son of Mr and Mrs F. Burstow of “Glenside”, Western Road Shoreham Buried in Shoreham Cemetery,
CARLEY Cyril C
Private 16529, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Born in Ringmer and enlisted in Leighton Buzzard, Next of kin Swanborough. Buried in Savy British Cemetery near St. Quentin F. 672
CHAMBERS, MM and bar, MSM Arthur Wesley
Sergeant 41660, 11th Divisional Signals Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 2 September 1918. Aged 30. Son of John Frank and Harriett Maria Chambers of Slough. Born and enlisted in London. Pioneer Scout leader of Slough and District. Connection with Shoreham unknown. Buried in Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy Le Preux. F. 155
CHRISTMAS Henry Victor
Private/Signaller 3678, 2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry. 1st Australian Division. Killed in action 22 April 1917. Aged 19. Son of George and Rebecca Christmas of Clematis Villa, Gordon Road, Shoreham Buried in Hermies British Cemetery. F. 529
CLEAVER * Digby Crunden
Second Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 29 December 1915. Aged 17. Son of Mr Howard Crunden Cleaver and Mrs Annie Rebecca Cleaver of “Woodside”, Much Hadham, Herts. Shoreham connection unknown. Buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery F. 200
CLEVETT William Norris
[War memorial reads CLEVITT] Private 6206, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Died of wounds 26 August 1918. Aged 19. Son of Albert and Sarah Jane Clevett of Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille. F. 34
COLES Victor James Harold
Private 21112, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Died of wounds 9 August 1916. Aged 18. Son of Martha Maria Annie Coles of 22, New Road, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 11
COLEMAN Thomas Alfred
Private TF/265811, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 61st Division. Died 6 July 1918. Aged 21. Son of Elizabeth and Charles Gray (Stepfather) of 65, New Road, Shoreham. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, Calais. F. 65
COLLIS Cecil Harold Seymour
Signaller J/45908, H.M.S. “Cardiff”, Royal Navy. 6th Light Cruiser Squadron, The Grand Fleet. Died of wounds suffered in action off Heligoland and buried at sea. 17 November 1917. Aged 18. Son of Arthur and Margaret Collis of 52, Ashford Road, Brighton. Included on Brighton War Memorial and St. Peters Parish Church Memorial Book under Signallers, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3
COOKE * George Henry
Private M2/115123 Royal Army Service Corps. 21st Division. Motor Transport. Died at home 15 September 1918. Aged 41. Husband of Caroline Jane Cooke of 1, Mount Pleasant Terrace, Shoreham. Born in Cheltenham and enlisted in London. Buried in Shoreham Cemetery.
DEARING Frederick
Airman 1st Class 9882, No 20 Squadron. Royal Flying Corps. (F.E.s) Killed in action 26 September 1916 Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 11
DAVIS Laurence
Private SD/1636, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 20. Son of Alfred Forbes and Laura Davis of 7, Goldstone Road, Hove. Enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.
DOREY Charles A T
Sergeant 3080, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Killed in action on the Marne. 13 September 1914. Born in Alresford, Hampshire and enlisted in Winchester Next of kin Alresford. Buried in Vauxbin French National Cemetery. F. 864
DOREY Charles Sydney
Rifleman TR/3/63809, 53rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died in the United Kingdom 13th October 1918. Aged 18. Born and resident Shoreham, enlisted Brighton. Son of George C. and Eliza Dorey, of I, Middle St., Shoreham. Buried North-East of the church of St Nicolas Church, Old Shoreham Cemetery, Old Shoreham.
DYER Charles
Sapper 446976, 124th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 18 October 1917. Aged 40. Son of William Edward and Caroline Dyer of Shoreham. Husband of Hilda Louarma Margaret Dyer of “The Ferry Arms” Shoreham. Enlisted in Hove Buried in Rue David Military Cemetery Fleurbaix F. 347
EARTHY Percy
Private G/17812, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at St. Quentin 24 September 1918. Aged 31. Son of Mr and Mrs R. Earthy of 24, West Street, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Berthaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pontru. F. 1700
ENGLISH Thomas Francis R
Rifleman 49197, 2/15th Battalion, London Regiment. 60th Division. Died of wounds 25 August 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mr and Mrs John English of 15, West Street, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 119
FAIRS Henry Evan
Lance Corporal SD/1682, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of pneumonia in military hospital Aged 21. Son of George and Maria Fairs of Shoreham. Born in Albourne and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery F. 98
FELTON George F
Private L/7455, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 15 November 1914. Regular Soldier. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Shoreham. Buried in Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 151
GASSTON John Edward
Stoker 1st Class K/20001/PO, H.M.S. ‘Invincible’, Royal Navy. Lost with the Battlecruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 21. Son of John Edward and Caroline Gasston of 29, Ship Street, Shoreham Commemorated on The Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea MR. 3
GEARING George William
Leading Seaman 185451/PO, RFR/PO/82555, H.M.S. ‘Europa’, Royal Navy. Depot ship at Lemnos. Died 22 October 1916. Aged 38. Son of George and Caroline Gearing of Ovingdean near Brighton. Husband of Ellen Zilpah Gearing of 91, Gordon Road, Shoreham. Buried in East Mudros Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece 10
GOODCHILD Frank Leopold
Private 46649, 11th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 6th Division (Pioneers) Died of wounds 23 October 1917. Aged 34. Son of Edith Emily Goodchild of “Glenville” Gordon Road, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Buried in Menin Road, South Military Cemetery. Belgium B. 72
GRAHAM * George Humphrey Irving
Major, 44th Battalion, Merwara Infantry, Indian Army. Mesopotamia. Killed in action 7 February 1916. Aged 42. Son of Major General G. F. I. Graham and Mrs L. J. Graham. Husband of Mrs Lilias Graham. Commissioned 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment in 1897. Served in the Tirah and South Africa. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial, Iraq. MR. 38
GREEN Bertram George
Private 500192, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at home of sickness 13 July 1917. Aged 18. Son of Mr and Mrs George James Green of 11, Southdown Road, Southwick. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Buried in Shoreham Cemetery.
GREEN Douglas William
Private 49520, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 24 September 1918. Aged 18. Son of George James and Florence Anna Maria Green of Shoreham Born in Woodmancote and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Berthaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pontru. F. 1700
HAIG-BROWN, DSO * Alan Roderick
Lieutenant Colonel, 23rd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 25 March 1918. Buried in Achiet Le Grand Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 518
HARRISON. Brooking Augustus John
Lance Corporal 8025, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 24th Division. Killed in action 11 October 1918. Aged 21. Eldest son of Brooking and Lucy Anne Harrison of 21, Victoria Road, Shoreham Enlisted in Worthing. Buried in St. Aubert British Cemetery. F. 270
HARRISON Garland Brooking
Private 49517, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 18 March 1918. Aged 18. Son of Brooking and Lucy Anne Harrison of 21, Victoria Road, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Combles Communal Cemetery Extension F. 785
HART George Thomas

Private, There are two George Thomas Harts with CWGC records and SDGW:

Private 7431 2nd Lincolns Died of wounds 6 December 1914. Born in Rotherhithe and enlisted in Stratford. Buried in Estaires Communal Cemetery F. 768.

Or

Private 282395 4th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 16 June 1917. Born and enlisted in Rotherhithe. Resident of Bermondsey. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20. Neither appear to have any connection with Shoreham by Sea.

HENSON James
Lance Coporal G/745, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 20 November 1917. Born in Winchester and enlisted in Hove. Next of kin, Shoreham Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR. 17
HITCHMAN Walter John
Sergeant SD/682, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Fleurbaix Aged 24. Son of Walter and Susan Hitchman of 19, Church Street, Shoreham. Born in Walthamstow, Essex and enlisted in Horsham. Buried in Rue David Military Cemetery. F. 347
HOOKER Albert Victor Alexander
Rifleman 5657, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 37th Division. Died of wounds 21 August 1918. Son of Mr and Mrs F. C. Hooker of 67, The High Street, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt. F. 84
HUGHES, Croix de Guerre Gordon Edward Sergeant 30138, ‘C’ Battery, 87th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 22 October 1918. Aged 33. Son of Mr and Mrs F. E. Hughes of 5, Church Street, Shoreham Born in Brighton and enlisted in Woolwich. Buried in St. Vaast Post Miltary Cemetery F. 631
HUNTER Joseph
Pioneer 129487, ‘C’ Special Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 22 May 1918. Aged 26. Husband of Sarah Eileen Hunter of 6, St. Aubyns Street, Shoreham. Born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery F. 88
JARRITT Cavendish
[War memorial reads JARRETT] Private 60686, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Son of Mrs S. Jarritt of 11, Albion Cottages, Shoreham. Born in Southend and enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20
KENNARD Jesse Henry
Leading Seaman, Sussex Z/50 ‘Drake’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action, 5 February 1917. Aged 25. Son of Albert and Emily Kennard of Shoreham. Buried in Varennes Military Cemetery. F. 41
KIMMENS William Ernest
Private 28439, 10th Prince of Wale’s Own Royal Hussars. 3rd Cavalry Division. Killed in action 13 May 1915. Aged 32. Son of Mr and Mrs Kimmens of Starkers Cottage, Ashurst near Steyning. Included on Ashurst Parish Church War Memorial. Husband of Mrs Amy Mabel Kimmens of Orford Cottages, Gordon Road, Shoreham Born in Clare, Suffolk and enlisted in Hove. Veteran of The South African War. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium M. 29
KINGSHOTT Frederick
Private G/4742, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Vermelles 24 March 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr Kingshott and Mrs Annie Kingshott of Raygate Cottage, Cootham near Storrington. Born in South Stoke near Arundel and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of Shoreham Included on Storrington War Memorial. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery F. 423
KNIGHT John Edward
Private G/19856, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Railway Wood 3 February 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mrs A. A. Cullum of 31, Cork Cottages, New Road, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29
KNIGHT Ernest Henry
Lance Corporal 60690, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action near Arras 3 May 1917. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Shoreham. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20
LAKER Frederick A
Lance Sergeant 440024, Royal Canadian Regiment. 3rd Canadian Division. Killed in action 14 August 1916. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery. Belgium. B. 72
LEE Albert
Private No further information currently.
LIND Albert
Ordinary Seaman J/26804, H.M.S. ‘Inflexible’, Royal Navy Died 13 February 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr and Mrs George Henry Lind of 2, Middle Street, Shoreham. Buried in Dalmeny and Queensferry Cemetery, West Lothian, Scotland
LIND Charles Noel
Stoker 1st ClassK/183388/PO, H.M.S. “Hampshire”, Royal Navy. Lost when the Armoured Cruiser was mined off the Orkneys 5 June 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mr and Mrs George Henry Lind of 2, Middle Street, Shoreham. Commemorated on The Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3.
LIND Thomas Charles
Rifleman 49037, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 37th Division. Killed in action 4 August 1918. Aged 18. Son of William Henry and Mary Jane Lind of 20, Surrey Street, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in St. Amand British Cemetery F. 1014
LIND Thomas John
Private G/4837, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Munster Alley on the Somme 23 July 1916. Son of Mr and Mrs George Henry Lind of 2, Middle Street, Shoreham. Husband of Mrs T. Lind of 56, West Street, Shoreham. Left 3 children. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Worthing, Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21
LONG William James
Private G/6304, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 28 July 1917. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs W. J. Long of 15, St. Aubyns Street, Shoreham. Left 3 children. Born in Sutton, West Sussex and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.
MAPLE Albert Henry
Private 73620, 15th Battalion, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters) 35th Division. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr Maple and Mrs Jane Maple of 34 New Road, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Woking. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.
MEACHEN Robert Arthur Edward
Private TR/9/47176, 53rd Training Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died at home 2 July 1918. Born in Chalvington, and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Nutley. Buried in Shoreham Cemetery
MERRIX Charles Edward
Private 199229, 28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment) 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 19. Son of A. H. and Rosa Merrix of Collinson Street, Victoria, Britsh Columbia, Canada. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial MR. 23
MERRIX Charles Harold R
Private 78808, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Killed in action 21 September 1918. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Shoreham. Formerly with the East Surreys. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR. 16
MILLS James Faulkner
Private 65131, 109th Company, The Labour Corps. Killed in action 18 October 1917. Enlisted in Hove. Resident of Shoreham. Formerly G/4470 Royal Sussex and 17th R. W. S Labour Battalion. Buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Ypres. , Belgium B. 106
MOORE James Edward
Gunner 38111, 10th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Wounded on Gallipoli and died and buried at sea 18 August 1915. Aged 25. Son of Mr and Mrs Edward Moore of 8, Albion Cottages, Shoreham. Born in Redhill and enlisted in Gosport. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR. 4.
MORPHEW Ernest
Possibly: Guardsman 29013, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action near Cambrai 1 December 1917. Aged 31. Son of Owen and Catherine Morphew of Shoreham?. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Morphew of Ringles Cross, Uckfield. Commemorated on The Cambrai Memorial MR. 17.
OLIVER William George
Private G/1230, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Guillemont 31 August 1916. Son of Mr and Mrs Oliver of 2, New Cottages, Brighton Road, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Worthing. Employee of Chubbs Timber Merchants of Shoreham Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial Mr21
PAGE William James
Private G/1234, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr and Mrs G. A. Page of 61, The High Street, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22.
PATCHING George Harry
Gunner 84795, 23rd Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds at Ypres 26 October 1917. Aged 35. Son of Mr and Mrs J. W. Patching of The High Street, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Cardiff. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 11.
PARSONS Wallace Percy
Private G/1279, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action on the Marne 23 July 1918. Husband of Mrs E. M. Parsons of 17, Ship Street, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Worthing. Employee of Brown and. Sons, Coal Merchants of Shoreham, Left 3 children. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery, Villemontoire F. 524
PEACOCK William R
Captain. Unidentified from CWGC records and SDGW.
PLAYER William C
Private T4/197757, Royal Army Service Corps. 9th Pontoon Park. Died at home after the war 31 January 1919 Buried in Broadwater Cemetery, Worthing.
PORTLOCK Herbert H
Private 7658, 95th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 1 July 1916. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin, Shoreham. Formerly G. 10784 Royal Sussex. Buried in Euston Road cemetery, Colincamps. F. 156
PORTLOCK, MM Percival
Private 20827, 15th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 20 September 1917 Born in Worthing and enlisted in Hartley Wintney, Hampshire. Next of kin, Aldershot. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
PUTTOCK John Arthur
Private TF/242300, 1/5th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 15th Indian Division, Mesopotamia. Died. 27 October 1918. Aged 37. Son of James and Sarah Puttock. Husband of Mrs May Puttock of 104, Gordon Road, Shoreham. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Hove. Buried in Bagdhad North Gate War Cemetery, Iraq
RAPLEY Charles George
Corporal G/1193, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Bazentin le Petit 16 August 1916. Aged 22. Son of Police Constable Allen Rapley and Mrs Rose Rapley of 24, New Road, Shoreham, later of Southwater near Horsham. Employee of Cuddingtons Market Gardens, Kingston on Sea. Born in Portfield and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21
ROUSE Albert James
Private G/3520, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Guillemont on the Somme 18 August 1916. Aged 26. Son of Mr and Mrs Rouse of 13, West Street, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Employee of Robins Brewery, Hove Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21
ROWE William Henry
Lance Corporal TF/203023, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. 4th Division. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 36. Husband of Minnie Rowe of 21, Gordon Road, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in Browns Copse Cemetery, Roeux F. 604
SAMSON Percy
[War memorial reads SAMPSON] Private G/1168, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Cambrin 12 January 1915. Aged 18. Son of William and Martha Samson of 35, Ham Road, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22
SAUNDERS Joseph
Farrier Q. M. S. T1/SR/745, Royal Army Service Corps. (Depot) Died at home 28 October 1914. Born in Uckfield and enlisted in London. Next of kin, London. Buried in Brompton Cemetery, London,
SCOTT George A R
Rifleman 5659, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 14th Division. Killed in action 4 April 1918. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin, Shoreham Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27
SCOTT William
Private G/6919, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Mazingarbe 24 January 1917. Born in Glasgow and enlisted in Shoreham Buried in Philosophe British Cemeterey, Mazingarbe F. 115
SHEAFF Henry E
Gunner 34631, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home 12 November 1917. Buried in Shoreham Cemetery
SIMMONDS Frederick Joseph
Private 33206, 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 8 June 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mrs Amelia Parsons of 10. Albion Cottages, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 11
SIMMONDS Frederick Albert
Private G/3307, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25 September 1918. Next of kin, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial Mr. 19
SLATER Frederick
Private 30106, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 14th Division. Killed in action 16 October 1917. Born in Weybridge, Surrey and enlisted in Winchester. Next of kin, Shoreham. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30
SMART Charles Reginald
Private SD/2018, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Son of Mr and Mrs C. Smart of 12, Ham Road, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19
SNOOK Alfred George
Gunner 65789, 9th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery Killed in action 13 July 1916. Aged 34. Husband of Mrs Helen Snook (remarried) of 1, Buckingham Street, Shoreham. Born St. Martin, Wiltshire and enlisted in Brighton Buried in Carnoy Military Cemetery. F. 513
STANDEN Harold Bernard
Private TF/1023, 1/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Home reserve Unit. Died at home 29 January 1915. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Shoreham Buried in Shoreham Cemetery.
STANDING Alfred Henry
Private 32467, 12th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 26th Division. Killed in action in the Balkans 18 September 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mr and Mrs Alfred Standing of 9, The Street, Old Shoreham. Born in Old Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Dorian Memorial , Greece, MR. 37
STILL Charles Albert
Lance Corporal G/19357, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Villers Pol 4 November 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr and Mrs Harry Still of 33, Ship Street, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Cross Roads Cemetery F. 521
STONEHAM John Sydney Allen
Lance Corporal 2768, Lord Strathconas Horse. Canadian Cavalry Corps. Killed in action 24 May 1915. Aged 28. Son of Mr and Mrs S. D. Stoneham later of Claverham Cottage, Lyminster. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial MR. 23
STONEHAM Phillip Allen
Lance Corporal 108558, 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles. Killed in action 5 June 1916. Aged 27. Son of Mr and Mrs S. D. Stoneham later of Claverham Cottage, Lyminster. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium (Canadian Section) MR. 29
STONER Arthur Raymond
Engineman 1569/U, H.M. Trawler “Vale of Leven”, Royal Naval Reserve. Lost at sea 9 July 1917. Aged 39. Son of Mrs M. J. Goldring of 15, New Road, Shoreham. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3.
TANNER John Howard
Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 27th Division. Killed in action the Struma Valley, Greece, 15 September 1916. Aged 23. Son of Walter John and Florence Evangeline Tanner of St. Mary’s House, Shoreham. Buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.
TANSLEY Reginald John Cameron
Flight Sergeant 740, No 47 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Died in the Balkans 27 February 1917. Aged 23. Son of William Henry and Margaret Shaw Cameron Tansley of 19, Kingston Terrace, Kingston on Sea. Buried in Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece.
TAYLOR David Berte Phillips
Private 34559, 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 25th Division. Killed in action 8 June 1917. Aged 33. Husband of Mrs Agnes Taylor “The School House” Ham Road, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with the Royal Engineers. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29
TURRELL Charles Samuel
Private G/52923, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 9 October 1917. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin, Old Shoreham. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30
TURRELL Frank Frederick
Private 42488, 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. 23rd Division. Killed in action 7 June 1917. Aged 32. Son of Frank and Emily Turrell of 19, Queens Place, Shoreham. Husband of Mrs Mable Turrell of 15, Church Place, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Formerly with the Royal Artillery Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.
UPTON Frederick
Guardsman 28092, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action Cambrai 27 November 1917. Aged 37. Son of James and Sarah Upton of Ship Street, Shoreham. Husband of Mrs Bertha Upton of 18, Surrey Street, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Cambrai Mem. MR. 17
WELCH Charles
Seaman Not identified in CWGC records.
WELCH Edward
Bombardier 70355, 12th Battery, 24th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 23 November 1917. Aged 23. Son of John and Alice Welch of Wellington House, New Road, Shoreham Born in Southwark and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Ribecourt British Cemetery. F. 711
WELCH John James
Leading Stoker K/10567/PO, H.M.S. ‘Black Prince’, Royal Navy. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Son of John and Alice Welch of Wellington House, New Road, Shoreham Commemorated on The Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial MR. 3.
WELLER William Albert
Private 34567, 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 25th Division. Killed in action on the Marne 26 May 1918. Aged 37. Son of William Edmund and Ellen Weller of 25, Steyning Road, Old Shoreham. Husband of Edith Emma Weller of Hope Cottage, Old Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted Worthing. Formerly with The Royal Engineers. Commemorated on The Soissons Memorial MR 18
WHITE Douglas George
Private G/1171, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 22 Grandson of Martha F. White of 17, Surrey Street, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22
WHITE Leonard Gilbert
Private G/52143, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Died of wounds 16 November 1918. Aged 31. Son of William and Caroline White of 5, Buckingham Cottages, Shoreham Buried in Shoreham Cemetery
WILLINS Arthur Thomas
Private L/7339, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds sustained near Paissy on the Marne 22 September 1914. Aged 35. Regular Soldier. Son of Mrs Margaret Eames of 28, Ship Street, Shoreham. Born in Southwick and enlisted in Shoreham Buried in St. Nazaire Toutes Aides Cemetery F. 1839
WIMBLE Wallace E
Sapper WR/501095, Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. Died after the war in military hospital in Dunkirk 7 January 1919. Aged 40. Son of William and Jane Wimble of 5, Little High Street, Shoreham. Husband of Mrs Alice Sarah Wimble. (remarried) Buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery. F. 1359
WINTER Robert Ernest
Private G/11517, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 10 August 1916. Aged 21. Son of Alfred and Louisa Winter of 3, St. Johns Terrace, Shoreham Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21
WOODS John Henry
Sapper. 122396, Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. Died in France 4 September 1916. Aged 31 Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Shoreham Buried in St. Venant Communal Cemetery F. 495
YOUNG Ernest Walter
Private 21113, 15th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 41st Division. Died of wounds 21 October 1918. Aged 23. Son of Joseph John and Louisa Young of 37, West Street, Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Hove. Formerly G/7447, Royal Sussex Regiment. Buried in Moorseele Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 158

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