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The Memorial Cross in The Churchyard of Washington Parish Church contains 20 names and initials..

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1914-1918

ADSETT

Arthur

Private L/9151, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Ovillers on the Somme 31st July 1916, Aged 28. Son of James & Sally Adsett of Washington. Born in Stopham & enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier transferred from the 2nd Battalion. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

BROADBRIDGE

Charles Frederick

Private 6157, No 17 Company, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 18th August 1916. Born in Washington & enlisted in Hove. Next of kin Washington. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

CARTER

Raymond

Driver 102567, J Battery, The Royal Horse Artillery. Died of wounds 3rd December 1917. Aged 21. Son of Arthur & Emily Carter of Polecats Cottage, Wiston. Born in Washington & enlisted in Hove. Included on Wiston Parish Church War Memorial Buried in Rocquigney-Equancourt British Cemetery F. 398

DORINGTON

Thomas Philip

Major, 1st Royal Dragoons. Cavalry Division. Killed in action at Ypres 12th November 1914. Son in law of Major General Richard Temple Godman & Mrs. Godman of Highden, Washington & Little Oathall, Wivelsfield. Buried in Ypres Town Cemetery, Belgium B.57

EVERSHED

Allen

Corporal 1943, 4th Battalion, The Australian Infantry (New South Wales). 1st Australian Division. Killed in action 16th April 1918. Aged 36. Son of Daniel & Sarah Jane Evershed of Rock, Washington. Commemorated on The Villers-Bretonneux Memorial MR. 26

EVERSHED

Daniel

Company Sergeant-Major 1532, 20th Battalion, The Australian Infantry (New South Wales). 2nd Australian Division. Killed in action 29th October 1918. Aged 33. Son of Daniel & Sarah Jane Evershed of Rock, Washington. Buried in Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery. F. 1170

EVERSHED

Richard Alfred Ichabod

Private SD/2327, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Cambrin 16th April 1916. Aged 35. Drapers assistant. Son of Ichabod & Sarah Eveshed Drapers of Preston Park Brighton. Born in Brighton & enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial Mr..19

EVERSHED

Percy

Sergeant G/4673, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Died in France 28th May 1918. Aged 34. Son of Daniel & Sarah Jane Evershed of Rock, Washington. Husband of Mrs. Kate Evershed of Ashington. Born in Washington & enlisted in Hitchin, Herts. Included on Ashington Parish Church W.M. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension F.511

FRANCIS

Percy Jesse

Private G/8619, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Ginchy on the Somme 9th September 1916. Aged 20. Son of George & Harriett Francis of Heath Common, Washington. Born in Washington & enlisted in Hove. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial MR.21

GODMAN

Frederick Tyrrell

Captain, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died in captivity in Holzminden, Germany 12th October 1917. Aged 41. Son of Major General Richard Temple Godman of Little Oathall, Wivelsfield. Husband of Mrs. Josephine Eleanor Godman, later of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Educated at Haileybury College. Included on Hailybury College Roll of Honour & Wivelsfield Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Neiderzwheren Cemetery, Germany.

HUBBARD

Arthur

Gunner 150280, 148th Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 19th April 1918. Enlisted in Hilsea, Hampshire. Next of kin Washington. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium B.18

JACKSON

Arthur Frank

Private TF/ 3205, 1st/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died of disease in military hospital in Ismailia, Egypt 25th June 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Jackson of Pigland, Washington. Born in Washington & enlisted in Horsham. Buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery. Egypt.

JENNER

Adolphus

Lance Corporal 1143, 10th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action 14th September 1918. Aged 24. Son of Alfred & Emily Jenner of Heath Common, Washington. Born in Washington & enlisted in London. Buried in Ribecourt Road Cemetery. F.712

JENNER

William

Private SD/2329, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 30th June 1916. Aged 18. Son of Alfred & Emily Jenner of Heath Common. Born in Washington & enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial MR.19.

LELLIOTT

John

Guardsman 6352, 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards. 1st Division. Killed in action at Ypres 11th November 1914. Aged 25. Son of George & Sarah Lelliott of Store Cottage, Lime Kilns, Washington. Born in Horsham & enlisted in Steyning. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

MUGGERIDGE

Walter

Private 30331, 123rd Company, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 24th July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr. & Mrs. W. Muggeridge of Sandgate Lodge Washington. Born in Washington & enlisted in Storrington. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Buried in London Rifle Brigade Cemetery

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Joseph Edward

Private 51049, 1st/1st Battalion, The Hertfordshire Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action near Amiens 22nd August 1918. Born in Upper Dicker & enlisted in Worthing. Formerly with the Bedfordshire Regiment. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR.16.

SHORT

George

Private G/14477, 7th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 22nd August 1918. Aged 18. Son of Frederick & Emily Short of Spear Hill near Ashington. Born in Findon & enlisted in Brighton. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR.16.

VAUGHAN

David Roland

[Listed as Ronald on SDGW] Private 55200, 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 15th October 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr. Vaughan & Mrs. Kate Vaughan of Brickyard Cottage, Washington. Born in Charlwood, Surrey & enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR.16.

WHITTINGTON

George Benjamin

Private (Drummer) L/9596, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Marne near Priez 10th September 1914. Aged 20. Son of Alfred & Mary Whittington of Rock, Washington. Born in Wimbledon & enlisted in Chichester. Regular Soldier. Buried in Montreuil-Aux-Lions British Cemetery. F.1113

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