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WESTBOURNE WAR MEMORIAL

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

Westbourne War Memorial takes the form of a roadside Celtic on a plinth with stepped base cross in the churchyard of St John the Baptist church containing names for both World Wars, World War 2 being added to the base. There are 55 surnames with initials and units for World War 1 and 29 surnames and initials only for World War 2, additionally there are 3 burials in the churchyard that are not included on the memorial.

Tillington All Hallows church
Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2006

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM WESTBOURNE
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919

ADAMS

William

Private G 4575 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Hulluch 13th October 1915. Born in Portsmouth and enlisted in Chichester Next of kin Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BINNEY-SCOTT

John Stuart

Lieutenant, H.M. Submarine E 3, Royal Navy. Lost when the ship was torpedoed by U27 off Emms 18th October 1914. Son of John Binney-Scott (Capt R N) & Agnes Katherine Binney-Scott of 'Homelands', Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.

BOORN

Ernest Joseph

[Listed as BOORNE on memorial] Private TF 204225 2/8th Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment. 61st Division. Died of wounds 27th March 1918. Aged 34. Son of Joseph & Sarah Boorn Husband of Gertrude Boorn of 'Trebartha', 8, Clegg Road, Southsea. Born in Fareham and enlisted in Winchester. Buried in Grand Sreaucourt British Cemetery

CHAMBERLAIN

Edward Philip

Boy L 11498, HMS 'Victory 1', Royal Navy. Portsmouth. Died at home 3rd October 1918. Aged 16. Son of John Philip & Alice Chamberlain of 136, Lake Road, Portsmouth. Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery

COLLINS

Charles James

Able Seaman RFR/PO/B/1175, HMS 'Good Hope', Royal Navy. Fleet Reservist Lost with the armoured cruiser in action with German cruisers off the coast of Chile 1st November 1914. Aged 33. Son of Charles James & Elizabeth Collins of Horton Heath, Bishopstoke, Eastleigh, Hampshire Husband of Harriett May Collins (remarried) of 3, East Street, Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea,

COUSINS

Thomas Alfred

Private 18013, 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 40th Division. Died of wounds 19th October 1916. Aged 19. Son of Alfred & Eleanor Elizabeth Cousins of Lovedero Cottages, Nutbourne. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in Etretat Churchyard

COVINGTON

R ? (Obscured)

Royal Engineers - No record with CWGC or SDGW

CROUCH

Ernest

Able Seaman J/172, HMS 'Bulwark', Royal Navy. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness Dockyard 26th November 1914. Aged 22. Son of Mark & Annie Crouch of East Street, Westbourne. Born in Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

ELIAS

Leonard Charles

Lance Corporal 14286, 1st Wireless Squadron, Australian Engineers. Died of Typhus in Mesopotamia 29th April 1917. Aged 31. Son of David & Emma Elias Husband of Ella Mary Elias of 6, Carlton Terrace, Summers Hill, New South Wales. Born in London Connection with Westbourne unknown Emigrated before the war. Buried in Basra War Cemetery

GILBERT

Harold Thomas

Ordinary Seaman J/23596, HMS 'Black Prince', Royal Navy. Killed in action at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr Gilbert & Mrs Hannah Gilbert of 50, Aldermore Cottages, Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

GLADDEN

Frank Albert

Lance Cpl 5520, 7th Battalion, The Norfolk Regiment. 12th Division. Died in France 12th October 1916. Aged 34. Son of Fred & Mary Gladden of Salle Lodge, Reepham, Norfolk Husband of Lucy Emily Gladden (remarried) of 64, Commonside, Westbourne. Buried in Beaulencourt British Cemetery Ligny-Thilloy

GOUGH

Charles Edward

Sergeant 6768, 2nd Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment. 3rd, Indian Division. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 14 May 1915. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Gough of 46, Penhall Road, Fratton, Portsmouth. Born in Portsea and enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq

GREEN

Alfred

Private 27173, 8th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 8th September 1918. Aged 19 Foster son of Mrs Alice Mary Jones of 71, Commonside, Westbourne. Born in Midhurst and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in St Sever Communal Cemetery Extension, Rouen

GRIFFITH

Thomas Francis

Gunner RMA/9569 (RMR/B/1266), HMS 'Aboukir', Royal Marine Artillery (Reservist). Lost when the Cruiser was torpedoed by U9 off the Dutch Coast 22nd September 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial,Southsea

HAMILTON

Edward

Lance Cpl SD/3144, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 11th May 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Hamilton of The Square, Westbourne. Born in Petworth and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

HARRISON

William Henry

Stoker Petty Officer K/21884, HMS 'Ariel', Royal Navy. Lost with the destroyer when it was mined in the North Sea 2nd August 1918. Aged 29. Son of Samuel & Sarah Harrison of 54 Victoria Street, Hucknall Torkard, Notts Husband of Lottie Harrison of 2, Manchester Terrace, Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

HULL

Noah

Private SD/3126, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 25th September 1917. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs G Hull of 10, Commonside, Westbourne. Born in Farnham,Surrey and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial,Belgium

KEMP

Reginald

Private 20194, 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 40th Division. Died of wounds 24th July 1917. Aged 19. Son of Henry & Harriett Kemp of North Street, Westbourne. Born in Wartlington, Hampshire and enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in Lijsenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

KENNARD

Reginald James

Private 10636, 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Died on Gallipoli and buried at sea 13th August 1915. Aged 21. Son of James & Alice Kennard of 85, Annes Hill Road, Gosport. Born in Gosport and enlisted in Portsmouth. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

LANGLEY

John

Gunner 70698, 330th Battery, The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Aged 22. Son of Hastings and Clara Phyllis Freeland Langley of 'The Breach ' Westbourne. Born in Westbourne and enlisted in Cosham, Hampshire. Buried in Jeancourt Comunal Cemetery Extension

MARCHANT

Herbert Reginald

Gunner 150330, 'C' Battery, 114th Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery. Balkan Front. Died of disease on Greece 2nd December 1918. Aged 28. Son of John Hawkins & Elizabeth Jane Marchant of 'The Green ' Sandhurst, Kent Not listed in SDGW No apparent connection with Westbourne but this is the only H R Marchant with CWGC records. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece

MARSH

Albert Victor

Private SD/2975, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30th June 1916. Aged 23. Son of Elizabeth Marsh of White Horse Lane, Westbourne. Born in Westbourne and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

MERRIKIN

George Houlden

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, The London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action 27th August 1918. Aged 40 Husband of Norah Louise Merrikin of 42, Herberton Road, West Southbourne, Bournemouth Enlisted in 1914 in the RAMC A clerk in Holy Orders. Buried in Summit Trench Cemetery Crosiilles

MONK

Jack

Private PS/11371, 17th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action 24th March 1918. Aged 37. Son of William & Charlotte Monk Husband of Ellen Monk of 1, King Street, Westbourne. Born in Charlwood, Surrey & enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Bancourt British Cemetery

NASH

Charles

Leading Stoker 295025, H.M. Submarine C31, Royal Navy. Lost when the Submarine was reported missing off the Belgian Coast Cause unknown 7th January 1915. Aged 34. Son of Eli & Louisa Nash Husband of Annie Nash of Woodmancote, Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

NEWELL

William Edward

Stoker Petty Officer 281808, HMS 'Bulwark', Royal Navy. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness Dockyard 26th November 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea

PARSONS

Frederick Charles

Private 44084, 10th Battalion, The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 31st Division. Killed in action 6th April 1917. Aged 32. Son of Frederick & Elizabeth Parsons of Chichester Husband of Ivy Alice Parsons (remarried) later of 17 Tower Street, Chichester Formerly with the Royal Artillery Included on Chichester City War Memorial. Buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux

PHILLIPS

Frederick

Stoker 1st Class 300914, HMS 'Ghurka', Royal Navy. Killed in action when the destroyer was mined off Dungeness 8th February 1917. Aged 34. Husband of Helen Phillips of 9, Commonside, Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

PHILLIPS

Arthur Thomas

Chief Cook 341680, HMS 'Bulwark', Royal Navy. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 37. Son of Mr & Mrs Phillips of Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

PILE

William

[Listed on meorial as PILES] Private 19384, 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action 15th September 1916. Aged 29. Son of James & Florence Pile of North Street, Westbourne Husband of Elizabeth Pile (remarried) later of Brook Cottages, Lumley, Hampshire. Born in Westbourne and enlisted in Portsmouth. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

PORTER

Percy George

Private 17619, 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action 7th October 1916. Aged 21. Son of James & Frances Porter of 49, Sheepwash Lane, Westbourne. Born in Pagham and enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in Warlencourt British Cemetery

PORTSMOUTH

James

Private S/19828, 11th Battalion, The Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders. 15th Scottish Division. Killed in action 20th April 1918. Aged 36. Son of James & Alice Portsmouth of Upper Clapton Husband of Gertrude Portsmouth of East Bilney, Norfolk. Born in Stoke Newington and enlisted in Leyton, East London Connection with Westbourne unknown. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun

RICHARDSON

George William

Private 18832, 15th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 7th October 1916. Born in Fishbourne and enlisted in Portsmouth Resident of Aldsworth near Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

SELSBY

William Henry

Leading Cooks Mate 347504, HMS 'Queen Mary', Royal Navy. Killed in action at The Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mr Selsby and Mrs Amy Selsby Brother of Amy Kate Selsby of Mare Street, Hackney East London. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

SMITH

A

Leading Stoker 293640, HMS 'Agincourt', Royal Navy. Died at home 25th March 1918. Buried in Westbourne Cemetery

SMITH

Percy Robert William

Cooks Mate M/13644/PO, HMS 'Malaya', Royal Navy. Killed in action at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 19. Son of James & Ellen Jane Smith of North Street, Westbourne. Buried in Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Scotland

SOUTER

Charles Jesse

Chief Petty Officer 169027 (Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, East & West Africa Medal Sierra Leone Expedition), HMS 'Good Hope', Royal Navy. Killed in action when the armoured cruiser was lost off the coast of Chile in action with a German Squadron 1st November 1914. Aged 39. Son of James & Mary Hannah Souter of Cowes, Isle of Wight Husband of Beatrice Souter of 'Makupa' Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea,

STENT

Horace

Gunner 443731, 232nd Siege Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 13th October 1917. Aged 39. Son of George & Mary Stent of Westbourne Husband of Hannah Stent of 4, New Road, Westbourne. Born in Westbourne & enlisted in Portsmouth. Buried in Solferino Farm Cemetery Belgium

STEVENS

George

Sergeant 3/8453, 1st Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 5th Division. Died of wounds 3rd May 1915. Born in Westbourne and enlisted in Hitchen, Herts. Resident of Kings Walden, Hertfordshire. Buried in Reninghelst Churchyard Extension, Poperinghe, Belgium

STILLWELL

Alfred James

Lance Cpl SD/3019, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26th September 1917. Born in Westbourne and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

SULLY

Samuel Edgar

Lance Cpl M2/115477, 602nd Motor Transport Company, The Royal Army Service Corps. Indian Army. Died of disease in India 5th November 1918. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs James Sully of 'Farleigh' Bristol Husband of Ethel Mary Sully of 'Brabletye' Westbourne. Buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery, India

TEE

Charles James

Stoker 1st Classs K/11422, HMS 'Invincible', Royal Navy. Killed in action at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 22. Son of Charles & Emily Tee of 9, Commonside, Westbourne Brother of Percy Tee. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

TEE

Percy

Lance Cpl G/24778, 4th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Division, Killed in action 31st August 1916. Aged 21. Son of Charles & Emily Tee of 9, Commonside, Westbourne. Born in Southwick and enlisted in Chichester Brother of Charles Tee. Buried in H A C Cemetery Ecoust St Mein

TILBURY

Arthur William

Private SD/742, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died 14th June 1916. Aged 26. Son of James & Margaret Tilbury of 'Hillside', Meonstoke, Hampshire. Born in Meonstoke and enlisted in Steyning Member of the West Sussex Constabulary Included on The Horsham Police Station Memorial, and Meonstoke Parish Church Memorial. Buried in St Andrews Churchyard Meonstoke, Hants

TILL

Frank

Private DM2/164648, Motor Transport, The Royal Army Service Corps attached to 'A' Battery, 11th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in France 6th November 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs A. Till of North Street, Westbourne. Born Westbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille

TOTHILL

Geoffrey Ivan Francis

Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Division. Killed in action near Ypres 27th March 1916. Aged 22. Son of Colonel Francis Tothill (Royal Artillery Retired) and Mrs Winifred Tothill of 'Rosenealte' Fareham, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

TRUDGETT

George

Private 28736, 11th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 12th August 1917. Aged 25. Son of Joseph & Agnes Trudgett of Westbourne Formerly with the RASC. Born in Westbourne and enlisted in Gosport, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

VOICE

Albert

Private SD/3247, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 16th April 1916 Husband of Charlotte May Voice of 24 King Street, Westbourne. Born in Westbourne and enlisted in Chichester Included on Emsworth Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Post Office Rifles Cemetery

WAKEFORD

Harry

Private TF/315283, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Amiens 8th August 1918. Son of Jane Wakeford of North Street, Westbourne. Born in Emsworth and enlisted in Chichester Territorial. Buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly Laurette

WELLS

Bertram

Stoker 1st Class K/17113, HMS 'Queen Mary', Royal Navy. Killed in action at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 25. Son of Eli & Sarah Wells of 2, King Street, Westbourne, Brother of Fred Wells. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

WELLS

Frederick Nathaniel

Private CH/21927, Light Infantry (Deal Depot), Royal Marines. Died at home 28th July 1918. Aged 17. Son of Eli & Sarah Wells of 2, King Street, Westbourne Brother of Bertram Wells. Buried in Westbourne Cemetery

WEST

Clarence Henry Guy

Private 2009, 28th Battalion, The Australian Infantry. 2nd Australian Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Pozieres 29th July 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on The Villers Bretonneux Memorial

WEST

J

Royal Navy. HMS 'Colin Bella'?? We have not been able to identify the ship

WHITAKER

Lionel Austin Hyde

Private TF/355713, 1/9th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. Indian Army. Died of disease in India 27th May 1918. Aged 41. Son of Joseph Edward & Constance Zulieka Whitaker of 42, Westbourne Avenue, Hull. Born in London Enlisted in Southampton. No known grave. Commemorated on The Kirkee 1914/18 Memorial, India

WILSHIN

John Barton

Commander (E), HMS 'Monmouth', Royal Navy. Lost with the armoured cruiser off the coast of Chile 1st November 1914. Aged 39. Son of John & Amelia Susannah Wilshin of Devizes, Wilts Husband of Berta Wilshin of 30, West Street, Ryde,Isle of Wight. No known grave. Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial

BURIALS IN WESTBOURNE CEMETERY
Not included on the War memorial

COOPER

Charles Samuel

Private 1547, 3/1st Hampshire, Carabiniers. Died of sickness 3rd September 1915. Aged 16. Son of Charles George & Annis Eliza Cooper of Rose Cottage, Southbourne. Buried in Westbourne Cemetery

HENDERSON

A G

Deck Hand 701/SD, H.M. Transport 'Sarepta', Royal Naval Reserve. Died at home 17th February 1921. Aged 26. Buried in Westbourne Cemetery

REDMAN

Oliver S

Lance Cpl 6156, 4th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. Died at home 12th August 1919. Buried in Westbourne Cemetery

1939-1945

ATKINSON

R

No further information currently available

AYLWARD

Albert Percy

Sapper 1453743, 922nd Transportation (Stores) Company, The Royal Engineers. Died in Italy 16th December 1944. Aged 23. Son of Ernest Percy & Edith Aylward of Westbourne. Buried in Naples Cemetery, Italy

BADCOCK

Charles Davis Edgar

Midshipman, HMS 'Neptune', Royal Navy. One of 766 lost when the cruiser was mined off Tripoli 19th December 1941. Son of Captain (S) K E Badcock DSO DSC Royal Navy and Mrs Badcock of Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial

BAILEY

George Leonard

Private 5513077, 1/4th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action near Cassino in Italy 12th October 1943. Aged 21. Son of George Albert & Beatrice Bailey of Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Cassino Memorial Italy

BEARDSLEY

Geoffrey [Vivian]

Joiner 4th Class P/MX 58969, H.M.S. hood, Royal Navy. Died 24 May 1941. Husband of Peggy V. Beardsley, of Westbourne, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 56, Column 3. Also listed on Southbourne Memorial

BOYNS

Arthur

Gunner 1461069, 80th Anti Tank Regiment. The Royal Artillery. Taken prisoner by the Japanese in Singapore. One of over 13,000 who died from the effects of disease and forced labour on the Burma/Siam railway. Died on 24 July 1943. Aged 23. Son of Arthur & Florence Mary Boyns of Southbourne. Buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

CONSTABLE

Frederick

Stoker 2nd Class P/KX/111322, H.M. Submarine 'Union', Royal Navy. Lost when the submarine was sunk in the Mediterranean by the Italian Torpedo Boat 'Circe' 25 miles south west of Pantelleria 22nd July 1941. Aged 21. Son of George & Ethel Constable of Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

DENHAM

Claude

Leading Stoker P/KX/85732, HMS 'Mohawk', Royal Navy. Lost when the Italian destroyer 'Luca Tarigo', which also sank off Tripoli, torpedoed the destroyer 17th April 1941. Son of Eliza Denham Husband of Rosa Denham of Westbourne He was 46. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea

FARNDEN

Ernest William

Private 14603000, 2/5th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Riccione on the Adriatic Coast, Italy 14 September 1944. Aged 34. Son of William & Louisa Farnden Husband of Edith May Farnden of Westbourne. Buried in Cariano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy

FARMER

A

No further information currently available

FOSSEY

Charles Alfred William

Stoker Petty Officer P/KX/94627, HMS 'Tweed', Royal Navy. Drowned when the River Class Frigate was torpedoed in the Noth Atlantic south west of Ireland 7th January 1944. Aged 26. Son of George William & Alice Jane Fossey of Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial

GARDNER

W

No further information currently available

GODWIN

Thomas George

Leading Telegraphist D/JX 133888, HMS 'Royal Oak', Royal Navy. One of 833 lost when the Battleship was torpedoed at anchor in Scapa Flow by U47 (Gunter Prein) 14th October 1938. Son of Alfred Hugh & Sarah Ann Godwin of Westbourne He was 26. No known grave. Commemorated on The Plymouth Naval Memorial

GREGORY

Dennis Philip

Private 1439731, 1st Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action in Italy 26th September 1944. Aged 25. Son of Alfred John & Mary Emma Gregory of Westbourne. Buried in Coriano Risge War Cemetery, Italy

GORDON -SMITH, DSC

Russell Claude

Lieutenant Commander, HMS 'Hardy', Royal Navy. Wounded when the flotilla Leader was lost in action with German destroyers during the first battle of Narvik 10th April 1940 Evacuated to the United Kingdom where he died on the 17th April 1940. Aged 31. Son of Vice Admiral Gordon- Smith CMG & Ethel Gordon -Smith of Emsworth Husband of Anne Cunita Gordon-Smith of Westbourne. Buried in Havant & Waterlooville Cemetery,Warblington,Hampshire,

HILLARD

Eustace Arthur Peter

Second Lieutenant, Royal Marines. Died at home 26 August 1940. Aged 30. Son of Frederick Arthur & Mary Loraine Hillard of Lustleigh Devon BA, (Cantab) Trinity Hall Included on Funtington Churchyard Memorial. Buried in Funtington St Mary Churchyard

HARRISON

F

No further information currently available

KNIGHT

A

No further information currently available

LASHLY

Peter Alec

Sergeant Flight Engineer 1208560, No 61 Squadron (Lancasters attached to Coastal Command), Royal Air Force. Killed in action over Germany 10 September 1942. Aged 22. Son of Charles Frederick Harry & Nellie May Lashly of Westbourne. Buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany

MCCRAE

John Arthur

Corporal 749131, Royal Air Force. Volunteer Reserve. Died at home 14th September 1941. Aged 36. Son of John Burns & Miriam Ellen McCrae of Westbourne. Buried in Westbourne Cemetery

PHILLIPS

K

No further information currently available

PRYKE

William Arthur James

Motor Mechanic P/MX/68681, HMS 'Tamar', Royal Navy. Royal Naval Base Hong Kong. Died in captivity 2nd October 1942. Taken prisoner by the Japanese at Hong Kong. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

ROBINSON

Alfred [Henry]

Leading Telegraphist C/JX 133890, H.M. Submarine P.38, Royal Navy. Died 25th February 1942. Born 4th July 1914. Enlisted Royal Navy 4th July 1932 and transferred to submarines 3rd July 1936. Based at Chatham. Brother of Cyril and Ronald listed below. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 59, Column 2.

ROBINSON

Cyril Raymond

Leading Signalman P/JX/136377, HMS 'Kashmir', Royal Navy. Lost when the destroyer was sunk by German dive bombers off Crete 23 May 1941. Aged 26. Son of Frederick James & Iva Maude Bertha Robinson of Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

ROBINSON, DSM

Ronald Norman

Leading Stoker P/KX/88052, H.M. Submarine 'Trooper', Royal Navy. Submarine lost with all hands off the Island of Kos in the Aegean Sea 17 October 1943. Aged 25. Son of Frederick James & Iva Maude Bertha Robinson of Westbourne Brother of Cyril Robinson. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

SOLE

William Primrose

Leading Seaman P/J 32760, HMS 'Manistee', Royal Navy. Lost when the armed boarding vessel was torpedoed by U107 south of Iceland 24 February 1941. Aged 41 Husband of Dorothy Marie Sole of Westbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

SYLVESTER

William

Trooper 4618355, 4/7th Royal Dragoon Guards, Royal Armoured Corps. Killed in action in Germany 16 April 1945 Aged 27. Buried in Becklingen War Cemetery, Germany

TUTT

Leslie Irwin Charles

Stoker 1st Class P/KX/97431, HMS 'Acheron', Royal Navy. 1st Destroyer Flotilla Mined off St Catherines Point, Isle of Wight. Son of Leslie Edwin John & Amy Louisa Tutt of Portsea, Portsmouth. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea

WEST

Richard [William]

Staff Sergeant 926508, 2nd Wing, Glider Pilot Regiment, A.A.C. Died 6 October 1944. Aged 21. Son of Elisebeth Ethel West, of Westbourne, Sussex. Buried in Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands. Plot 24. Row A. Grave 9.

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