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

Stone Memorial on the green below the Church of St. Mary. Listed are 8 Names with Christian names

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2006


Private G/70167, 8th Battalion, The Royal West Surreys. 24th Division. Killed in action 10th July 1918. Aged 18. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Chichester. Included on Pulborough Parish Church War memorial. Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery British Extension F. 161
BARTTELOT, D.S.O. Croix De Guerre
Sir Walter Balfour (3rd Baronet).
Lieutenant Colonel, The Coldstream Guards. Killed in action on attachment in Persia. 23rd October 1918. Aged 38. Son of Sir Walter George (2nd Bart) & Lady Georgina May Barttelot. Husband of Lady Gladys St. Aubyn Barttelot of Stopham House, Stopham. Buried in Tehran War Cemetery, Persia.
Nigel Kenneth W
Lieutenant Commander, H.M.S. "Liberty", Royal Navy. Killed in action, whilst in command of the Destroyer HMS Liberty, at the Battle of Heligoland Bight on 28th August 1914. Whilst engaging the German Cruiser ”Meinz”, the bridge of HMS Liberty took a direct hit from a German Shell and Commander Barttelot was killed. The Ship was able to return to port and Nigel Barttelot’s body was taken back to Stopham for burial. Buried in St. Mary's Churchyard, Stopham
Ernest William
Private G/16507, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 13th January 1917. Aged 19. Son of Ernest & Annie Hawkins of The Golf House, Burton Park. Born and enlisted in Petworth Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe F. 115.
Corporal G/3676, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 5th Ocotber 1916. Aged 32. Third son of Mr. & Mrs. Eli Holden of Harwood Green, Stopham. Born in Wisborough Green and enlisted in Horsham Employed as a Butcher in Petworth. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.
William Riley
Driver 92195, 74th Field Company, The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 15th March 1916. Born and enlisted in Petworth. Buried in Noeux Les Mines Communal Cemetery. F. 178
No further information currently.
Private TF/268110, 2nd/7th Battalion, The Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters). 11th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 21st March 1918. Enlisted in Horsham. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR. 20.

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