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SUTTON WAR MEMORIALS

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

A well cared for church with a fine polished brass plate bearing the names of 8 local men with ranks, Regiment or Ship plus date of death.

HEATHER

Robert James

Corporal L/7508, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Bodmin Copse near Ypres 30th October 1914. Regular Soldier. Born in Barlavington and enlisted in Chichester. Next of kin residents of Sutton West Sussex. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

LEGGATT

Albert

Private L/8023 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Bazentin la Petit 20th August 1916. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs George Leggatt. Husband of Mrs Olive Leggatt of Sutton. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery. F. 402

SAVAGE

Arthur Henry

Private TF/200 1/4th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 12th August 1915. Aged 30. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Savage of Tripp Hill, Sutton. Born in Petworth & enlisted in Horsham. Included on Petworth Parish Church Roll of Honour. Commemorated on The Cape Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey MR.4.

FRANCIS

Harry

Stoker 1st Class 14729/PO, H.M.S. “Queen Mary”, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet. Lost with the Battlecruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 23. Son of James & Kate Francis of Sutton. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, MR.3.

LAMMAS

Stephen John

Stoker 1st Class 21954/PO, H.M.S. “Tipperary”, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet Destroyers. Lost with the Flotilla Leader during the night action of the Battle of Jutland 1st June 1916. Aged 20. Son of Philip Henry & Ada Lammas of Blue Bell, Cold Waltham. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial MR. 3.

HEATHER

William

Guardsman 3018, 2nd Battalion, The Scots Guards. 1st Division. Killed in action near Ypres, 29th October 1914. Born and enlisted in Petworth. Next of kin residents of Pulborough. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR.29

RAPSON

William Edward

Private G/6773, 10th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 27th June 1917. Aged 26. Son of Maurice & Mary Rapson of Ivy Cottage, Sutton. Born in Sutton and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in London Rifle Brigade Cemetery.

RUFF

Bernard

Guardsman 17088, 2nd Battalion, The Grenadier Guards. 2nd Division. Killed in action near Richebourg 19th May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Thomas & Charlotte Ruff of School House, Sutton. Born and enlisted in Petworth. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR. 22

3 June 2004

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