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TILLINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2006

Tillington is a hamlet to the west of Petworth, on the edge of Petworth Park. Wiothin All Hallows Church are two brass tablets, by the pulpit, containing the 29 names of the fallen for World War 1. The names are listed with surname and one christian name. A further seven names are recorded on a stone tablet in the High Street, below the church.

Tillington All Hallows church
Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2006
World War 2 Plaque in the High Street

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED FOR ENGLAND
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

BAILEY

Albert Henry

Private G/17779, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26th September 1917. Aged 22. Son of Henry & Mary Bailey of Tillington, later of 3, Osbrook Cottages, Kempshott Road. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Petworth. Horsham Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium.

BARRINGTON-KENNETT

Basil Herbert (Bt)

Major, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards attached Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 18th May 1915. Aged 30. Son of Lt. Col. Brackley Herbert & Ellinor Frances Barrington-Kennett of Onslow Gardens, South Kensington. Husband of Rhoda Violet Cecil Barrington-Kennett of Remenham, Wraysbury Bucks. Educated at Eton. Included on Eton College Roll of Honour. Buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg L’Avoue.

BARRINGTON-KENNETT

Victor Annesley

Major, No 4 Artillery Observation Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. (BE2C’s) Formerly with the Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 13th March 1916. Son of Lt Col Brackley Herbert & Ellinor Frances Barrington-Kennett of Onslow Gardens, South Kensington Educated at Eton &Balliol College Oxon. Included on Eton College Roll of Honour. Buried in Miraumont Communal Cemetery.

BARTLETT

Austin George Henry

Private G/1369, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Hooge 13th February 1916. Aged 21. Son of John & Emily Bartlett of Blandford House, Lower Compton, Devon. Born in Compton and enlisted in Petworth. Resident of Tillington. Buried in Menin Road South Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

BOXALL

Percy Charles

Corporal 21502, C Squadron, Central Flying School, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in an accident 19th December 1917. Aged 24. Son of James & Emma Boxall of Tillington. Born in Tillington. Buried in All Hallows Churchyard, Tillington.

BRIDGER

Arthur James

Private 92115, 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). 25th Division. Killed in action near Le Cateau 24th October 1918, Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs James Bridger of Yew Tree Cottage, River, Lodsworth. Formerly with the RASC. Buried in Pommereuil British Cemetery

BRIDGEWATER

Thomas George

Private G/17765, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th. Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21st October 1916. Aged 19. Son of William & Fanny Bridgewater of New Barn Cottages, Midhurst Road, Tillington Born in Tillington & enlisted in Petworth. Buried in Grandcourt Road Cemetery.

BRYDER

William

Private TF/260042, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Aveluy Wood 27th March 1918. Aged 20. Son of William & Alice Bryder of 3, Park Terrace, Tillington. Born in Tillington & enlisted in Horsham Territorial. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

BUDD

Harold George

Private 164431, 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Mississuaga). 4th Canadian Division. Killed in action 17th January 1917. Aged 29. Son of John & Lucy Lancaster Budd of South Lane, Tillington. Buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

BUTT.

William

Private G/1694, 2nd. Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 32. Son of Henry & Jane Butt of Hill Top Cottage, Tillington. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19.

DANIELS

Thomas Daniels

Private G/53052, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 29th Division Killed in action at Ypres 9th October 1917. Son of Daniel & Anne Daniels of New Lodges, Tillington. Born in Tillington and enlisted in Petworth. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot MemorialBelgium MR. 30

DUCK

William

Lance Sergeant TF/320155, 16th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Killed in action 14th October 1918. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Brighton. Resident of Tillington. Buried in Abers Ridge British Cemetery.

DUMMER

Joseph

Bombardier 32216, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home 5th January 1917. Aged 41. Son of Edward Gosden and Sarah Dummer of Tillington. Born in Tillington. Buried in Allhallows Churchyard, Tillington.

EDWICKER

Charles Henry

Private 33344, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds 14th October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Henry & Charlotte Edwicker of Grove Lane, Petworth. Born in Selham and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium

EVERLEY

Wilfred Victor

Bombardier 73491, 134th Battery, 32nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 30th October 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Arthur Everley of Ditton, Surrey. Enlisted in Kingston on Thames Resident of Tillington. Buried in Guards Cemetery Lesboeufs.

GRICE

John William

Lance Corporal P/4354, Corps of Military Police, (Foot Branch). Died in Egypt 16th August 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs John Grice of Barkby, Leicestershire. Husband of Mrs G. S. Grice of Wimbledon. Born in Barkby and enlisted in Petworth. Resident of Tillington. Formerly with the Royal West Surreys. Buried in Port Said War Cemetery, Egypt.

HILLS

George

Trooper 3388, The Life Guards. Killed in action 11th January 1916. Aged 22. Son of William & Emma Hills of 29, Dorchester Terrace, Park Lane, Bideford, Devon. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Exeter. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery

JUDGE

Charles

Lance Corporal S/2292, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 17. Son of Edward & Kathleen Judge of 18, Clarendon Buildings, Balderton Street, London W1. Born in Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Enlisted in Chichester. Resident in Tillington. Reservist. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.

PEACOCK

George

Private 8186, 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 1st Division. Regular Soldier. Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 29th December 1914. Born and enlisted in Petworth. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Germany.

PELLETT

William

Gunner 21834, 47th Siege Battery. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 13th October 1916. Aged 42. Son of Joseph & Charlotte Pellett of Tillington. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

PRATT

Egbert Reginald

Private 30334, 123rd Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action 17th January 1917. Aged 22. Son of George & Ellen Pratt of Little River Farm Tillington. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Born in Tillington and enlisted in Lodsworth. Buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery.

SCUTT

Frederick

Private G/17557, 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action at Epehy 18th September 1918. Aged 19. Son of John & Emma Scutt of Sandrock Cottages, Fittleworth. Born and enlisted in Petworth. Included on Petworth War Memorial. Buried in Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery

STONER

Charles Henry

Private G/3812, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 27th September 1916. Aged 21. Son of William & Eliza Stoner of Shepherds Lodge, Petworth Park. Born in Upperton and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

STONER

William

Lance Sergeant 11178, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 28th September 1915. Aged 23. Son of William & Eliza Stoner of Shepherds Lodge, Petworth Park. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR. 19

SUMMERSELL

George Frederick

Private TF/200811, 1st/4th. Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Died of wounds 3rd August 1918. Aged 21. Son of John & Mary Elizabeth Summersell of Upperton near Tillington. Born & enlisted in Petworth. Buried in Senlis French National Cemetery

WADEY

William Mark

Private TF/200499, 1st/5th. (Pioneer) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Killed in an air Raid near Ypres 15th September 1917. Born in Upperton near Tillington and enlisted in Petworth. Resident of Upperton. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

WILSON

Alfred George

Private G/4072, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died of Disease at home 30th December 1914. Aged 25. Son of Mrs Martha Hunt of Dean, Tillington. Born in Tillington and enlisted in Petworth. Buried in All Hallows Churchyard, Tillington.

WOOLFORD

Thomas

Private TF/200531, 1st/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Died of wounds 19th October 1918. Aged 25. Son of Thomas & Kate Woolford of Little Common, Tillington. Born in Bepton & enlisted in Petworth. Buried in Ljssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

YEATMAN

Percy Maurice

Aircraftman 1st Class F/15822, Royal Naval Air Service. (R.A.F.) Royal Naval Air Station, Dunkirk. Killed in action 28th June 1917. Aged 20. Son of Harry Percy & Selina Yeatman of Upperton near Tillington. Born in Tillington. Buried in Cement House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

IN PROUD THANKSGIVING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
1939 - 1945

BOXALL

James David

Aircraftman 1st Class 1259364, No. 12 Squadron. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 8th August 1941. Aged 18. Son of James William & Jane Ivy Boxall of Tillington. Buried in All Hallows Churchyard, Tillington.

BOXALL

Percy Wyndham

Private 6402072, 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 18th August 1940. Aged 21. Son of William & Annie Maria Boxall of Tillington. Nephew of Mr. C. Wakeford of Tillington. Buried in St. Peters Churchyard, Lodsworth

CARVER

Walter Leslie

Aircraftman 1st Class 648341, Royal Air Force. Died at home 27th September 1940. Aged 22. Son of Walter James & Alice Carver of Tillington. Buried in All Hallows Churchyard, Tillington.

LOADER

George Ernest

Lance Sergeant 6395992, No. 1 Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery. 8th Army, Libya. Killed in action at Tobruk 16th July 1941. Aged 31. Son of James & Sarah Jane Loader. Husband of Mrs Florence May Loader of East Lavington. Buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

MITFORD

Cecily Anne

Nursing Member 640208, Voluntary Aid Detatchment, British Red Cross Society. Died at home 23rd March 1943. Aged 21. Daughter of William Slade & Barbara Elizabeth Mitford of Petworth. Buried in Pitshill Private Garden of Rest, Sussex.

SPOONER

Richard Hugh Lee

Petty Officer (Supply) P/MX/72602, HMS ‘Penelope’, Royal Navy. Lost when the Cruiser was torpedoed by U410 off the Anzio Beaches 18th February 1944. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR. 3.

SMITH

Allan

Private 5402634. 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Italian Front. Killed in action near Cassino 22nd March 1944. Aged 24. Buried in Cassino War Cemetery.

THE LEAVES OF THE TREE WERE FOR THE HEALING OF THE NATIONS

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