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Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2006

Tarring Neville memorial resides in St. Mary's church, a small downland church near Newhaven (O/S Map Ref: TQ 444 038). The memorial is in the form of a stone tablet and contains 11 surnames and christian names of those who fell in World War 1.

Tillington All Hallows church
Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2006

1914 - 1918


Ernest Edward

Private G/1353, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 7th March 1916. Aged 30. Son of William & Elizabeth Bartholomew of South Heighton. Born in Beddingham and enlisted in Newhaven. Buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.



Private G/950, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 25th July 1917. Aged 23. Son of William & Elizabeth Bartholomew of South Heighton. Born in South Heighton and enlisted in Newhaven. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial


George Allen

Private G/1141, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action near Grenay 1st June 1916. Aged 31. Son of George & Ruth Brown of Tarring Neville. Born in Barcombe and enlisted in Ditchling. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery.


William C

Corporal T4/185898, No 2 Company Divisional Train, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action 27th April 1917. Aged 32 Husband of Sarah Evan of Treorchy, Glamorgan, South Wales. Enlisted in Seaford. Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery.



Private 48589, 17th Battalion, The Welsh Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action near Arras 24th April 1917. Born in Carmarthen and enlisted in Swansea Next of kin Carmarthen. This is the only Meredith Evans listed with the CWGC and the connection with Tarring is unknown. Buried in Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery Villers-Plouich


Henry James

Fireman Mercantile Marine SS 'Duchess' Lost when the ship was in collision with its escort HMS 'Cossack' 1st July 1917 off Beachy Head. Aged 35. Resident of 7 Hampden Gardens, South Heighton. Born in Ardingly Son of Eliza Everest. Included on Newhaven War Memorial. No record with CWGC.


Henry Albert

Rifleman A/205541, 13th Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 37th Division. Died of wounds 23rd August 1918. Aged 19 Son of Mr & Mrs G, Martin of 2, West View, South Heighton. Born in South Heighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Formerly with the RASC. Buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.



No further information currently available.



Able Seaman 6/108, SS ' Halifax', Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Lost at sea 16th December 1917. Aged 22. Son of George & Emily Rich. Born in Bishopstone. Included on Bishopstone and Newhaven War Memorials Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial.


William Henry

Sergeant 72062, 27th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (The Manitoba Regiment). 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action 3rd October 1916. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial



Private 32388, 10th Battalion, The York and Lancaster Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action 21st April 1917. Born in South Heighton and enlisted in Newhaven Formerly with the Royal Field Artillery. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial.

Last updated 10 August, 2006

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