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STOUGHTON PARISH WAR MEMORIAL
(Includes East Marden & parts of Walderton & Lordington)

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled & Copyright © Transcribed and researched Chris Comber, formatted Martin Paton 2006

The memorial takes the form of a wall-mounted wooden board of varnished wood with black lettering within St. Mary's Church, Stoughton. There are fourteen names listed for World War 1 and one for World War 2.

ST MARYS CHURCH
Photographs Copyright © Photographers Chris Comber 2006
PLAQUE
STOUGHTON2

HIS JUDGEMENTS ARE IN ALL EARTH
TO THE PRAISE OF GOD
AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN
OF STOUGHTON SUSSEX
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
1939-1945

1914-1918

ALLEN

Herbert George

Private. TF.1117, 1/6th. Battalion The Hampshire Regiment. Died of disease in Agra, India 15. 5.15 aged 27. Son of William Thomas & Emily Allen of Stoughton. Born in Cosham and enlisted in Havant. Buried in Agra Cantonment Cemetery and Commemorated on The Madras 1914/1918 War Memorial, Chennai

ALLEN

William James

Private. G.8815, 7th. Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th. Division Killed in action at Guadecourt on the Somme 5.10.16. Son of William Thomas & Emily Allen of Stoughton. Born in Westbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BLUNDEN, MM

Charles Henry

Lance Corporal G.15882, 11th. Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th. Division Killed in action 3. 4.18 aged 41. Son of Henry & Grace Blunden of Stoughton. Born in Walderton and enlisted in Portsmouth. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

BUTTON

Frank Roger

Gunner 78479, "G" Battery, 4th. Brigade The Royal Horse Artillery. Died in France 13. 2.17. aged 21. Son of Maurice & Elizabeth Button of Walderton. Born in Walderton and enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay

CHRISTY

Basil Robert Francis

Second Lieutenant, 1st. Battalion The Coldstream Guards, The Guards Division Died of wounds on the Somme 3.10.16. aged 19. Son of Henry & Ethel Christy of Lordington House, Lordington near Stoughton. Born in Lordington. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte

CHRISTY

Stephen Edmund Fell

Lieutenant, 1st. Battalion The Irish Guards. The Guards Division Killed in action near Ypres 12. 7.16. aged 20. Son of Henry & Ethel Christy of Lordington House, Lordington near Stoughton. Born in Lordington. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

DUMMER

George Thomas

Private. SD.2891, 13th. Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th. Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30. 6.16 aged 24. Son of Thomas & Mary Dummer of Stoughton Born in West Marden and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

GLADDEN

Frederick Albert

Lance Corporal 5520, 7th. Battalion The Norfolk Regiment. 12th. Division. Died 12.10.16. aged 34. Son of Frederick & Mary Gladden of Salle Lodge, Salle, Norfolk. Husband of Lucy Emily Gladden(remarried) later of Westbourne. Born in Norfolk and enlisted in Norwich. Included on Salle Parish War Memorial near Aylsham, Norfolk and Westbourne Parish W.M. Buried in Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny Thilloy

GLUE, DCM

Arthur

Bombardier 51485, 143rd. Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 26. 9.18 aged 27. Son of Edward & Alice Glue of Walderton. Born in Walderton and enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in St.Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

GLUE

Charles Richard

Private. G. 904, 7th. Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th. Division Died of pneumonia in training in England 22. 3.15 aged 20. Son of George & Florence Glue of East Marden. Born in Stoughton and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in St. Mary's Churchyard, Stoughton.

HILTON

Aubrey Frank

Private. SD. 3588, 11th. Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th. Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 4. 9.16. aged 16. Son of Henry & Kezia Hilton of 3, Brooklands Cottages, Walderton. Born in Stoughton and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

MILLER

John Sydney

Private. SD 3174, 13th. Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th. Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30. 6.16 aged 28. Son of Thomas & Annie Miller of Stoughton. Born in Kings Langley, Herts, and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

SMART

Percy William

Private. 42894, 10th. Battalion The Essex Regiment. 18th. Division Killed in action 26. 4.18 aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs James Henry Smart of 140, Stoughton. Born in Stoughton and enlisted in Chichester. Formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial

WITCHELL

Walter

Stoker 1st. Class K/10233 Royal Navy, H.M.Submarine E 24. Lost when the Submarine was mined off Heligoland on the 27. 3.16. while operating from Harwich. The wreck was raised in 1974 and the remains of the crew interred in Hamburg Cemetery. Son of Edward & Annie Witchell of Up Marden. Born in Haselbury Plucken, Somerset and enlisted in Portsmouth. Walter was 26 years old. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

1939-1945

WILTSHIRE

Raymond

Private 7th. Battalion The Hampshire Regiment Killed in action in Normandy 6. 8.1944 aged 21. Son of Edith Emily Wiltshire and stepson of William Jankins. Grandson of Mrs P Wiltshire of Walderton. Buried in Hottot Les Bagues War Cemetery

Last updated: 12 February, 2009

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