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UDIMORE WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is in the form of a tablet inside the Parish Church and contains 12 names

CATT

George

Lance Corporal SD.909, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment (1st South Downs). 39th Division. Killed in action on Becourt Ridge 3rd September 1916. Born in Warbleton and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

COOKE

Stanley

Private G.4916 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 20. Son of James & Annie Cooke of 'The Vine' Udimore. Born and enlisted in Hastings. Also on Hastings War Memorial. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

GOLDSMITH

Charles [Ernest]

Private L.10205 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richbourg L'Avoue 9th May 1915. Aged 23. Stepson of Mrs H. M. Goldsmith of 'Stredwicks', Udimore. Born in Icklesham and enlisted in Rye. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial MR.22.

HOLMES

Robert Bryan

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 1st Division. Died of wounds 1st July 1916. Buried in Nouex Les Mines Communal Cemetery F.176.

JENNER

Harry

Private 29009, 8th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action near Arras 20th June 1917. Born in Beckley and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

MASTERS

Charles

Private TF.203238, 6th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action during the German offensive 16th May 1918. Born in Udimore and enlisted in Hastings Included on Brede Parish Church War Memorial. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial. MR.27

MERRICKS

Frederick

Private G.27545, 23rd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. (1st Sportsmans) 2nd Division. Killed in action at Arras 3rd May 1917. Born in Udimore. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20.

MERRICKS

Gordon

Private G.3726, 8th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Wounded at Loos and died on the 30th October 1915. Born in Udimore and enlisted in Rye. Buried in Valenciennes St.Roch Communal Cemetery F.1142

MILLER

Charles

Private TF.241350, 1/5th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 48th Division. Died of wounds tecieved at Ypres 29th August 1917. Born in Udimore and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Westvleteren, Belgium B.16.

PIPER

George [Norman]

Private L.8140, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Marne 10th September 1914. Aged 26. Regular Soldier. Born in Peasmarsh and enlisted in Rye. Included on Peasmarsh W.M. Commemorated on La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial MR.15

SYMONS

James Anthony

Second Lieutenant, 1/5th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 48th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18th July 1916. Aged 21. Son of William & Cecilia Symons of Udimore, later of 129, Beaufort Street, Chelsea, London. Buried in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension. F.296

WING

Herbert [Wright]

Lance Corporal 12625, 7th Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. 17th Division. Died of wounds 27th April 1916. Born in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire and enlisted in Grantham. Next of kin, Woolsthorpe. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension F,285

8 May 2004

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