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WEST LAVINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2008

West Lavington is a small parish on the outskirts of Midhurst. The memorial is to be found within St. Mary Magdalene Parish Church, West Lavington. There are 5 names for World War 1 and 4 for World War 2. The details were kindly supplied by the Incumbent

Tillington All Hallows church
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1914 1918

HARBER

Richard William

Private G.49639 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 33rd Division. Killed in action at Arras 3rd May 1917. Aged 23. Son of Abel & Emma Jane Harber of West Lavington. Born in Ambersham and enlisted in Horsham. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

LUCAS

Charles Leslie Clement

Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds 30th June 1917. Aged 19. Wounded at Messines. Youngest Son of Richard Clement and Kathleen Emma Lucas of Oaklands House, Midhurst. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

PARKER

Archibald John

Private 5547, 2/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st Division. Died of wounds in St. Omer 11th July 1916. Aged 20. Son of George & Beatrice Parker of 6, Carron Lane, Midhurst. Enlisted in Midhurst. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment (2744). Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Churchyard St. Omer.

SAGEMAN

George

Private L/8695, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Troyon 14th September 1914. Aged 26. Regular Soldier. Son of Mr Sageman and Mrs Ellen Sageman of ‘The Tanyard’ West Lavington.. Born in Borden Wood, Hampshire and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial

TREE

Henry George

Private L/10026, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Troyon 14th September 1914. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs George Tree of West Lavington. Born in Ashford, Kent and enlisted in Chichester. Commemorated on The La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial

1939-1945

BUCKMAN

Ronald Arthur

Flying Officer (Pilot) 129951, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 28th August 1943 Buried in West Lavington Churchyard

CARVER

Alfred James

Private 6399015, 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action in Eritrea, East Africa 8th April 1941. Aged 21. Son of Frederick & Doreathea Anne Carver of West Lavington. Buried in Asmara Cemetery, Eritrea.

LUXFORD

Frederick Jesse

1893984 Sergeant(Air Gunner) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Died at home 17. 5.1944 Aged 19 Son of William & Caroline Mary Luxford of West Lavington. Buried in West Lavington Churchyard

NICHOLAS

Emrys

Rifleman 14258618, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (2nd Londons) Killed in action in the Netherlands 17th October 1944. Aged 24. Son of Percy Edward and Alice Winifred Nicholas of West Lavington. Buried in Venray Cemetery, Holland

Last updated 26 May, 2008

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