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WORTHING WAR MEMORIAL

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

World War 1 - Surnames beginning with A,B

AIREY

Arthur Langton

Lieutenant 1st Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Givenchy 11 January 1915. Age 39. Son of Dr Hubert & Mrs Airey of Stoke House, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Husband of Mrs Grace Airey of 103 Gloucester Road, South Kensington Also included on St Paul's and Heene Parish Church Memorials. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

ALLEBONE

George Stephen

Lance Corporal 1538 2nd Battalion, The South African Infantry South African Brigade. Died in the United Kingdom 14 May 1918. Aged 24. Son of George & Emma Allebone of Cissbury Court Cottage, Mill Road, West Worthing Heene Parish Church memorial. Buried in Fulham New Cemetery, London

ALLEN

Reginald Charles

Private TF/200505, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the 1st battle of Gaza 26 March 1917. Aged 20 Only son of Mr & Mrs C, Allen of 10, North Street, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing St Paul's Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine

ALDRED

William Henry

Private 21307, 2nd Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Died of wounds 16 October 1916. Aged 27. Son of Mr H & Mrs L Aldred of Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Formerly Royal Sussex St Pauls Church Memorial. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, MericourtL'Abbe

ANDERSON

Frank

Possibly Lance Corporal 48601, 8th Battalion, The Welsh Regiment. 13th Division. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 15 July 1917. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Elsie Anderson of 64, Winterbourne Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey Formerly G 7856 Royal Sussex. Born in East Preston and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Baghdad North Gate War Cemetery

ANSFIELD

Wilfred Clarence

Pioneer 129941 3rd Provisional Company The Royal Engineers Died at home 25 June 1916. Aged 17. Son of Frederick & Frances Ansfield. Born in Salvington and enlisted in Worthing Formerly with the Royal Sussex Regiment. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. Buried in St Andrews Churchyard, West Tarring

ANSELL

George William

Sergeant 17934 460th Battery, The Royal Field Artillery attached to 15th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Wounded in the Ypres salient & died in military hospital at Poperinghe on the 27 January 1918. Aged 36. Husband of Mrs Rebecca Ansell of 39, Gloucester Place, Worthing. Enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium

ARNELL

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No further information currently available. Possibly George Arnell Royal Sussex Regiment. Later transferred to the Labour Corps (Medal Rolls)

ARROL

Colin Archibald

Private PS/28 17th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 2nd Division. Killed in action 26 7 16. Aged 30. Son of Walter Beatrice Arrol of 5, Park Crescent, Worthing. Born in Helensburgh, Dumbarton, Scotland and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium

AUSTIN

Arthur

Private 152887, 5th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). 1st Canadian Division. Killed in action 27 September 191916. Aged 32. Son of John & Jane Austin of 55, Southfield Road, Broadwater. St Mary's Parish Church Broadwater Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Vimy Memorial

AUSTIN

Frederick

Private SD 5109 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Born in Cokeham near Lancing and enlisted in Worthing Market Gardener. Included on St Paul's Church Memorial. Buried in Le Touret British Cemetery

AVERY

Harold Henry Dudley

Private G/64129, 2nd Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26 October 1917. Aged 27. Son of William & Ellen Avery of 117, Clifton Road, Worthing. Husband of Mrs H Avery who remarried and emigrated to Adelaide, South Australia. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Wandsworth. Resident of Streatham. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

AVERY

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No further information currently available.

AYLING

Arthur

Private 3581, 1/15th Battalion, The London Regiment. (Prince of Wales's Own Civil Service Rifles) 47th London Division. Killed in action at Flers on the Somme 15 September 1916. Aged 25. Enlisted in London Next of kin, his sister who was a Worthing resident. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

AYLING

John

Rifleman 56209 2/3rd The New Zealand Rifle Brigade. New Zealand Division. Killed in action 1 June 1918. Aged 32. Son of James & Mary Jane Ayling of 8, Norfolk Street, Worthing. Buried in Sailly au Bois Military Cemetery

AYLING

Raymond Walter

Sergeant SD/1248, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Transferred to (126328) The Labour Corps. Enlisted in 1914. Aged 19 Died at home (after discharge??). Born and enlisted in Worthing No record with CWGC or SDGW (Medal Rolls)

AYLING

Rodwell Thomas

Corporal SD 1249 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 28 February 1917. Age 18 Resident of 19, Clifton Road, Worthing. Born St Andrews, Worthing and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Railway Dugouts Transport Farm Cemetery Zillebeke, Belgium

AYRES

John Oswald

Sergeant 9708 "A" Battery, 71st Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action at Loos 11 October 1915. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Ayres of Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in London. Buried in Fosse 7 Military Cemetery, Mazingarbe

AZZOPARDI

George Henshaw

Private SD 2701 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. "A" Company Signaller Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Henshaw-Azzopardi of Worthing. Enlisted in Worthing CWGC & SDGW G H Henshaw. Buried in St Vaast Post Military Cemetery

BACON

Reginald Stepney

Private M2/101184, M.T., Royal Army Service Corps. Died `13 December 1920. Aged 24. Son of Javen James Bacon, of 55, Tarring Rd., Worthing. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery, Worthing, Sussex. Plot A14. Row 3. Grave 10.

BAKER

Albert (Bert)

Private G 40395, 2nd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 17 October 1916. Born in Horsham and enlisted in Chichester Next of kin, Broadwater Formerly Royal Sussex St Marys Parish Church Broadwater memorial. Buried in Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont

BAKER

Albert James

Private G 18692 6th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Died in captivity on the 6 March 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr Baker & Mrs Elizabeth Baker of 1, Brunswick Cottages, Western Place, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester Formerly Royal Fusiliers. Buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery, Allied Extension, Belgium

BAKER

James

Private L 10633 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action during the attack on Hulluch 13 December 1915. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs William Baker of 34, Archibald Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos

BAKER

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No further information currently available. Several possibilities

BARKER

Herbert George

Private SD 501 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 16 August 1917. Aged 29. Son of William & Mary Barker of "Withersdale", Wyke Avenue, Worthing. Born in Brondesbury and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Bus House Cemetery, Voormezeele, Belgium

BARNS

Walter Tremerne

Private TF 315359 16th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Died of wounds in military hospital in Egypt 11 November 1917. Aged 28. Son of Walter & Mary Barns of "Tregenna", Christchurch Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Organist at the Tabernacle Church Sunday school teacher, formerly of Warwick Rd. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

BARNES

Edwin George

Driver T1/3454 163rd Horse Transport Company, The Royal Army Service Corps, Salonika. Died of disease in Salonika 23 November 1918. Aged 25. Son of William & Harriett Barnes of 122, Southfield Road, Broadwater. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Worthing Not included in SDGW St Mary's Parish Church Memorial, Broadwater. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece

BARNES

Percy Ayline

Private S 10656 2nd Battalion, The Royal Highlanders (The Black Watch) 7th Indian Division. Killed in action at Kut el Amara in Mesopotamia 22 April 1916. Born in Ditchling and enlisted in Worthing Formerly with the Cameron Highlanders. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

BASS

A S

The only match with CWG records is:: Private 101479 Bass A S J 2nd Squadron The Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) British Army of the Rhine Died in Cologne 4 January 1919. Aged 23. Son of Benjamin & Johanna Bass of Bugbrooke, Weeden, Northants No apparent connection with Worthing. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany

BASHFORD

Charles

Deck Hand 12313/DA Royal Naval Reserve HMS "Victory", Portsmouth. Died of disease at home 11 February 1919. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

BASHFORD

Rueben

Private SD 3071 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916 Sister of Miss L Bashford of 16, Chapel Fields, Shelley Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing 1st Class Waterman. Included on Lancing War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BATCHELOR

James May

Guardsman 6580 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards 1st Division. Killed in action at Ypres November 1911 14. Aged 26. Son of Daniel & Mary Batchelor of 14, Queen Street, Worthing Regular Guardsman. Born in Portsmouth and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

BATCHELOR

Charles Leoplold

Private 22891, 1st Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 1 July 1916. Aged 23. Husband of Mrs F E M Batchelor of 39, Ashton Street, Brighton. Son of Mr & Mrs Batchelor of Broadwater. Born in Waterlooville Hampshire and enlisted in Northampton St Mary's Parish Church War Memorial, Broadwater. Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension

BEACHCROFT

Gerald William

Second Lieutenant 7th Battalion, The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. 19th Division. Killed in action on the first day of the third battle of Ypres 31 July 1917 Heene Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

BELCHEM

Percy Cyril George

Lance Corporal 8032 1st Battalion, The Ox & Bucks Light Infantry 6th Indian Division. Mesopotamia Died of disease on the 3 November 1915. Aged 27. Son of Captain Frederick George & Mary Anne Belchem of "Woodstock", St Georges Road, Worthing Later of Guildford, Surrey. Born in Stoughton and enlisted in Chatham. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq

BELCHEM

Howard Matthew

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers. 3rd Division attached from 1/5th. Battalion. Killed by a sniper near Zwarteleen, Ypres 19 March 1915. Aged 36. Son of Captain Frederick George & Mary Anne Belchem of "Woodstock", St Georges Road, Worthing Later of Guildford. Husband of Mrs Margaret Comer Belchem of "Kylemore", Harrow Road, West Worthing Served in the Sudan and the South African War. Buried in Ramparts Cemetery, Lille Gate, Ypres, Belgium

BENNETT

Albert Edward

Private SE 6749 4th Veterinary Hospital Royal Army Veterinary Corps Died in base hospital at Calais on the 25 July 1917. Aged 51. Son of William John & Mary Anne Bennett of Sompting. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Calais Southern Cemetery

BENNETT

Edward William

Private 102055 The Labour Corps 171st Company The Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 April 1918. Aged 37. Husband of Martha Bennett (remarried) of 18, Paragon Street, Worthing Formerly with the Royal Artillery. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

BENNETT

Frederick Thomas

Private 92514 7th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action near Moeuvres 28 September 1918. Aged 29. Son of Thomas & Mary Anne Bennett of Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Hounslow Resident of Isleworth. Buried in Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension

BENTALL

Charles Herbert

Private 378528 The Labour Corps formerly G 2694 Royal Sussex Killed in action 28 August 1918. Aged 37. Son of Mr & Mrs C Bentall of Westown Lodge, Liverpool Road, Worthing. Enlisted in Worthing Local footballer. Buried in Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains

BEST

Horace Gordon

Boy 1st Class J/25701 Royal Navy HMS "Bulwark". Lost whwn the Battleship blew up off Sheerness Dockyard 26 November 1914. Aged 17. Son of Mr & Mrs Best of 98, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

BEUTTLER

Charles Brereton Oakley

Battery, 94th Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. 21st Division. Died of wounds 24 December 1916. Aged 27 Youngest son of Thomas & Maud Buettler of "Roydene St Michaels Road, Worthing West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

BIDDLECOMBE

Edward George

Sergeant RMA/8781 Royal Marine Artillery. HMS "Aboukir". Lost when the Armoured Cruiser was torpedoed by U9 off the Dutch Coast 22 September 1914. Aged 30. Son of William & Jane Biddlecombe later of Yatesbury, Calne, Wilts. Husband of Rose Biddlecombe of 50 Westfield Road, Eastney, Portsmouth. Born in Worthing Family former residents of Heene West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

BIDDLECOMBE

E W

No further information currently available.

BIGGS

William John

Private 9999, 3rd Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (The Central Ontario Regiment). 1st Canadian Division. Killed in action at Ypres 2 May 1915. Aged 28. Son of Henry & Clara Biggs of 128, The High Street, Worthing St Pauls Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

BILLETT

Charles

Private 48319, 3rd Battalion, The Auckland Regiment. The New Zealand Division. Killed in action near Passchendaele 28 December 1917. Aged 32 Youngest son of Henry & Alice Billett of "Oakleigh" St Georges Road, Worthing. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium

BIRD

Stanley Treadgold

Second Lieutenant 7th Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 14th Division. Wounded on the Somme and died in CCs at Dernancourt 20 August 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs O H Bird of "Longdown" Gratwicke Road, Worthing St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

BISHOP

John

Private SD 1200 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of pneumonia at home 5 December 1914. Aged 52 Next of kin residents of 11, The Drive, West Worthing. Born in Thakeham and enlisted in Worthing Veteran of The South African War 1899/1902. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

BISHOP

Noel Frederick

Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force No 56 Fighter Squadron (SE5's). Shot down and killed on the 16, September 1918. Age 18. Son of Joseph & Annie Bishop of St Wilfreds, Hailsham Worthing connection unknown Name not on Hailsham War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Flying Services Memorial, Faubourg D'Amiens

BLACKMAN

Ernest

Private SD 5066 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 31 July 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs C J Blackman of 232, Ham Road, Worthing. Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery

BLACKMAN

George

Private GL 8043, 2nd, Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Troyon on the Marne 14 September 1914. Husband of Mrs G Blackman of Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester, Former regular and reservist employed in Belfast in 1914. Buried in Vendresse British Cemetery

BLAIR

Geoffrey L

Major 36th Sikhs The Indian Army Died at home after the war 7 8 19 Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Highgate Cemetery, North London

BLAKE

Edward Allan Johnnie

Stoker 1st ClassK/18723 Royal Navy HMS "Hampshire" Lost when the armoured cruiser struck a mine off the Orkneys 5 June 1916. Aged 21. Son of John & Emily Ada Blake of 23, The Drive, West Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval memorial, Southsea

BLAKE

Henry

Lance Corporal G 4074 6th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Arras 17 July 1917. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Bromley, Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

BLAKE

John George

Private SD 1657 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died at home after discharge 22 June 1919. Aged 41. Husband of Alice Eleanor Blake of 12, Cottenham Road, East Worthing Served throughout the war on the Western Front. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

BLAKER

Frank

Private SD 1659 12th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 27. Son of Benjamin Barrack & Lucy Blaker of 12, Richmond Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing St Paul's Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BLAKER

Leonard

Private SD 3525 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 6 16. Aged 29. Son of Benjamin Barrack & Lucy Blaker of 12, Richmond Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing, Brother of Frank Blaker "D Company. Buried in St Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg

BLANN

William Henry

Lance Corporal SD 1265 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died after over two years in captivity in Henberg, Germany on the 29 October 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs William Blann of 15, Buckingham Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Member of the crew of Worthing Life Boat. Buried in Neiderzweheren Cemetery, Cassell, Germany

BLIGHT

Edwin

Private SD 1660 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 30. Son of Mrs Sarah Blight of Worthing. Born St Mary's Kent and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

BLOOMER

Arthur Kenneth

Private 2070 6th Battalion, The West Yorkshire Regiment. 32nd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 1 July 1916. Age 21. Son of George & Hesther Gertrude Bloomer. Born in Eccleshill, Yorkshire and enlisted in Bradford West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Lonsdale Cemetery, Authile

BLUNDEN

Ernest William

Private G/7021 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds (Gas Poisoning) 18 June 1916. Aged 28. Son of Edwin & Mary Jane Blunden of 82, Broadwater Street, Broadwater, Worthing. Husband of Mrs E W Blunden of 92, Station Road, Worthing Left two children. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Worthing West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension

BLUNDEN

Henry Edward

Corporal S/17908 7th Battalion, The Cameron Highlanders 51st Highland Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31 July 1917. Aged 26. Son of Edwin & Mary Jane Blunden of 82, Broadwater Street, Broadwater, Worthing. Husband of Mrs Mabel Blunden of 62, The High Street, West Tarring. Born and enlisted in Worthing West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Ypres Town Cemetery Extension, Belgium

BONIFACE

Charles William

Private GS/351 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Reservist. Killed in action at the battle of Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 30. Son of Stephen & Harriett Boniface. Husband of Amy Boniface of 31, Penfold Road, Broadwater, Worthing. Born in Poling and enlisted in Worthing St Mary's Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

BOORMAN

George Thomas

Driver T2/13940 Royal Army Service Corps 1st Cavalry Division. Reserve Park Died of influenza after the war while with the army of the Rhine in Cologne 25 February 1919. Aged 32. Husband of Rhoda Fanny Boorman of 22, Gordon Road, Worthing. Son of Mr & Mrs Boorman of Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

BORANE

Clarence Joseph

Driver 57761 69th Brigade. Ammunition Column, The Royal Field Artillery. 23rd Division. Died on active service in Mesopotamia 21 March 1916. Aged 27. Foster-son of Mrs Emily Walls of 8, Farel Terrace, Cranmer Road, Worthing. Born in Rotherhithe and enlisted in Worthing West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq

BOWERS

Archibald Francis

Private 55798 2nd Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers 50th Division. Killed in action 4 November 1918. Aged 26. Son of Frank & Fanny Bowers of Squirrels Cottage, Churt, Farnham, Surrey. Husband of Dorothy May Bowers of 47, Newland Road, Worthing. Born in Aldershot and enlisted in Guildford' St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Cross Road Cemetery, Fontaine au Bois

BOWLEY

Frank

Private M2/269520 The Royal Army Service Corps 594th Mechanical Transport Company attached to X Corps heavy artillery. Wounded in the Ypres salient and died 28 July 1918. Aged 34. Husband of Gertrude Bowley of 6, Warwick Place, Worthing. Born in Aldingbourne and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Ljissenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

BOYD

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No further information currently available.

BOYD-MOSS, DSO

Ernest W

Major 9th Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment. 13th Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 10 August 1915. Husband of Mrs E Boyd-Moss of 3, Paragon Parade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in The Farm Cemetery, Anzac, Gallipoli

BRACE

Albert Thomas

Lance Corporal 163377 16th Armoured Car Battery, The Machine Gun Corps (Motors) Died in India 24 June 1919. Aged 27. Son of Albert & Elizabeth Brace of 44, Ashdown Road, Worthing Brother of Victor Brace Served for over 9 years in India St Pauls Church War Memorial. Buried in Trimulgherry Cantonment Cemetery. No known grave. Commemorated on The Madras Memorial, Chennai, India

BRACE

Victor John

Lance Corporal TF 320427 16th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Killed in action 2 September 1918. Aged 21 Second son of Albert & Elizabeth Brace of 44, Ashdown Road, Worthing Brother of Albert Brace. Born and enlisted in Worthing St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension

BRADEN

Albert Edward

Private 85902 The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) No 42 Company Killed in action at Ypres 22 October 1917. Aged 20. Son of George & Jane Braden of 106, Ham Road, East Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

BRADEN

Clarence George

Private 700965 24th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (The Quebec Regiment) 5th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action 27 May 1918. Buried in Wailly Orchard Cemetery

BRADEN

Cecil Victor

Rifleman 10566 2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1st Division. Regular Soldier Wounded at Troyon on the Marne and died 16 September 1914. Aged 20. Son of James & Fanny Braden of 9, Sompting Road, Broadwater. Born St Georges, Worthing and enlisted in Worthing St Mary's Parish Church War Memorial, Broadwater. Buried in Villers en Prayeres Comunal Cemetery

BRADEN

Frank

Private 5355 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 18th Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 15 November 1916. Aged 32. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Littlehampton. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BRAKE

Frank Gilbert

Private TF 200972 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Died of wounds on the Marne 27 July 1918. Aged 25. Son of Alfred Henry & Alice Brake of Newcastle House, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Verberie French National Cemetery

BRAVERY

Frederick James

Lieutenant Royal Air Force Killed when the Handley Page Bomber they were testing crashed near Birmingham, killing the pilot Lt McBeath from Canada, Lt Bravery and five airmen on the 19 August 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Bravery of 83, Chapel Road, later of Montague Street, Worthing. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

BRAZIER

Anthony David Cecil

Second Lieutenant 1st Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment. 2nd Division. Killed in action 10 March 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mrs Cecilia Isted of 56, Montague Street, Worthing St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Ovillers Military Cemetery

BRETT

George Albert

Rifleman C 7101 18th Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 41st Division. Killed in action near Ploegsteert 9 June 1916. Age 20 Only son of George & Edith Brett of 31, Queen Street, Worthing. Born in Broadwater and enlisted in Stratford, London St Mary's Parish Church War Memorial, Broadwater. Buried in Hyde Park Corner (Royal Berks) Cemetery Belgium,

BRIDGER

Bertie Charles

Private, 91588 The Royal Defence Corps 452nd Company Died of pneumonia at home 14 November 1918. Age 42. Husband of Mrs Ethel Jane Bridger of 36, Cobden Road, Worthing. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

BRIDGER

Frank

Sergeant TFR 201028 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Former territorial Died of wounds 18 September 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs E Bridger of 33, Gloucester Place, Worthing. Born ad enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Hancourt British Cemetery

BRIGGS

Harold Edward

Private TF 1125 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd, Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 10 August 1915. Aged 22. Son of George & Edith Briggs of 50, Sugden Road, Worthing. Born St Andrews and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

BROAD

William Reginald

Private 64225 7th Battalion, The South Wales Borderers. 22nd Division. Died after the war in military hospital, Istanbul, Turkey 30 July 1919. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Thomas Broad of 23, King Street, Broadwater. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton Formerly with the Suffolks St Mary's Parish Church Memorial, Broadwater. Buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery, Istanbul, Turkey

BROWN

Albert Edward

Rifleman 4087, 2nd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 8th Division. Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle 14 March 1915. Age 22. Son of George Walter & Ellen Caroline Brown of 76, The High Street, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

BROWN

William George

Lance Corporal G/1207 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of enteric fever in military hospital near Wimereaux 3 February 1915. Aged 22. Son of Robert & Ellen Brown. Born in Battersea and enlisted in Worthing Native of Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Wimereaux Communal Cemetery

BUDD

Henry Arthur

Private G/5541 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 16 August 1916. Age 19. Son of George & Florence Budd of 27, West Street, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BUNGARD

Arthur

Private 46386 8th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers 11th Division. Died of wounds near Ficheux 11 October 1918. Aged 33. Husband of Mrs Louise Bungard of 50, King Street, Broadwater. Born and enlisted in Worthing Blacksmith Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. St Mary's Parish Church War Memorial, Broadwater. Buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux

BUNGARD

Frederick

Rifleman 3241, 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Killed in action 18 June 1916. Aged 25. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps

BUNGARD

George

Petty Officer/Gunner Royal Navy HMS "Formidable". Lost when the Battleship was torpedoed in Lyme Bay 1 January 1915. Aged 38. Son of Mr & Mrs Bungard of 7, Tarring Road, Worthing. Enlisted in 1893 21 years service. Born in Broadwater. No known grave. Commemorated on The Chatham Naval Memorial

BUNTING

George Lewis

Private 27157 8th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action near Pozieres 4 August 1916. Aged 31. Son of Mr & Mrs George Bunting of 8, Providence Terrace, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BUNTING

John Newman

Private TF 6602, 1/7th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 56th London Division. Killed in action on the Somme 7 October 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs George Bunting of 8, Providence Terrace, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Purfleet Heene Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

BURCHER

Frank

Lance Corporal TF 200047 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the first battle of Gaza 26 March 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs Burcher of 28, Queens Road, Worthing. Born at Ford, near Arundel and enlisted in Worthing St, Marys Parish Church War Memorial Broadwater. No known grave. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial

BURGESS

Phillip Gulson

Second Lieutenant 8th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Taken prisoner at Loos and died of wounds in captivity 13 October 1915. Aged 24. Son of John Gulson & Jessie Anne Burgess of "Belsize House Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Douai Communal Cemetery

BURDEN

Cecil George Edward

Lance Corporal 3259, 13th Battalion, The London Regiment. (The Kensingtons) 47th London Division. Killed in action at Delville Wood 9 September 1916. Enlisted in Kensington Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval

BURT

Cecil Ernest

Lance Corporal G 16267 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds near Ypres 21 September 1917. Aged 33. Husband of Mrs Margaret Burt of 32, Gratwick Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery

BURT

Stanley William

Corporal TF 200401 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the first battle of Gaza 23 March 1917. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Worthing St Marys Parish Church War Memorial, Broadwater,. No known grave. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine

BUSH

Arthur

Rifleman S 12992, 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Killed in action near Boesinghe, Belgium 8 8 16. Aged 22. Born, enlisted and resident of Worthing. Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

BUSH

Montague

Rifleman 1019 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 26 April 1915. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Bush of 42, Orme Road, Worthing. Husband of Mrs M Bush (remarried) who later moved to Lewisham. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

BUSHBY

Frederick

Private L 6622 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Regular Soldier Killed in action in Bodmin Copse during the first battle of Ypres 30 October 1914. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

BUTCHER

J

Private 464603 The Labour Corps, 695th Agricultural Company Formerly G 6052 Royal Sussex Died at home 22 March 1919. Aged 39. Son of Henry & Sarah Butcher. Husband of Eleanor Marie Butcher of 22, Penfold Road, Broadwater St Mary's Parish Church War Memorial, Broadwater. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

BUTT

Jesse Albert

Lance Corporal L 10136 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 31 January 1915. Aged 20. Son of Frederick & Annie Butt of 14, Brougham Road, Worthing. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery.

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