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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 C,D,E

CALDER

Frederick

Private 424679 The Labour Corps, Formerly G 19974 Royal Sussex Died in France October 1912 17. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs William Calder of 'Springfield' Woodlea Road, Worthing. Born in Bromley, Kent and enlisted in Worthing West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux

CALLOW

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CANSINO

Joshua Hairn

Second Lieutenant 22nd Battalion, The Manchester Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action 2 June 1916. Aged 26. Son of Hairn & Minnie Cansino of Bedford Lodge, Broughton Park, Manchester. Husband of Mrs Beryl Cansino of 89, Westcourt Road, Worthing M Sc Manchester University Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial

CAPLEN

George

Private G 1152 2ndBattalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L'Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 21. Son of David Henry & Fanny Caplen of Nepcote, Findon. Born in Findon and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

CARDEN

Arthur Cecil Towgood-

Second Lieutenant 11th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 13 May 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Edwin Cecil Carden-Towgood of 'Homestead' 1, Pembury Road, Worthing. Wounded April 1915. Enlisted September 1914 in the Inns of Court OTC Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

CAMPBELL

Harry S

Bandsman 11078 The Irish Guards Died after the war at home 4 8 21. Aged 35. Husband of Mrs Alice Maude Campbell of 39, Christchurch Road, Worthing West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

CARPENTER

Carl Gorringe

Rifleman 2726 1/12th Battalion, The London Regiment (The Rangers) 56th London Division. Killed in action near Ypres 15 February 1915. Aged 20. Son of Charles Thomas & Edith Carpenter of 48, Shakespeare Road, Worthing. Enlisted in London. Buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

CARPENTER

Herbert Thomas

Lance Cpl TF 281476 1/6th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 17th Indian Division Died in Mesopotamia 19 August 1918. Aged 26. Son of Charles Thomas & Edith Carpenter of 48, Shakespeare Road, Worthing. Enlisted in Portsmouth Territorial. Buried in Bagdhad (North Gate) Cemetery Iraq

CARPENTER

John Abraham

Private 26785 1st Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment. 25th Division Died of wounds in captivity 30 March 1918. Aged 32. Son of Walter & Mary Carpenter. Husband of Mary Susannah Lilian Carpenter of 26, Queen Street, Littlehampton Left 3 children Local Postman Formerly Royal Sussex West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Mons Communal Cemetery Belgium

CARPENTER

Percy Guy

Private TF 4119 2/4th Reserve Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 18 March 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs A H Carpenter of 74, Newland Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Territorial. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

CARTER

James William

Sapper 416235 420th Field Company The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 30 August 1918. Aged 42. Son of John & Fanny Carter of Worthing. Husband of Ada Jane Louise Carter of 21, Clifton Rd, Worthing. Born & enlisted Worthing. Buried in Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont

CAWTE

Frederick James

Private SD 1284 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 23. Son of Charles & Annie Court of Heene, Worthing. Born St Georges and enlisted in Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

CHAMBERLAIN

Alfred Edward

Warrant Telegraphist 1st Class WTS 90 Royal Naval Reserve HMS 'Dalhousie' Attached HMS 'Dragonfly' Mesopotamian Naval River Units Died of typhoid fever in military hospital in Basra 18 February 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Chamberlain of Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq

CHAMP

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CHAMP

Raymond

Private G 1241 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Died of bronchitis in Manchester military hospital on the 4 July 1915. Aged 35. Son of William & Eliza Champ of Worthing. Born in Cowfold and enlisted in Worthing Bricklayer and local footballer St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

CHARLES

Albert Richard John

Boy 2nd Class J 91431 Royal Navy HMS 'Powerful' (Training Cruiser) Died if influenza 26 9 18. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs R G Charles of 63, Southfield Road, Broadwater, Worthing Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

CHARMAN

Albert Edward

Trooper 8057 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales). Killed in action near Ypres 1 October 1914. Aged 18. Son of Charles & Mary Charman of West Tarring. Born in Washington near Worthing and enlisted in Worthing West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

CHARMAN

Robert

Leading Signalman 226275 Royal Navy HMS 'Bulwark' Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26 November 1914. Aged 27. Son of Allen & Blanche Charman of Coronation House, Southdown View Road, Broadwater, Worthing Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea,

CHARRINGTON

Arthur Leslie

Private 5221 2nd Battalion, The Honourable Artillery Company 7th Division Died of wounds 3 April 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Arthur Leslie Charrington of St Ives, Hunts. Husband of Mrs A L Charrington (remarried) of 15, New Street, Worthing. Enlisted Armoury House, London. Buried in Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps

CHEPMELL

John Dobree

Lieutenant, 14th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 10 April 1918. Aged 39. Son of Dr Charles W J Chepmell and Mrs Mary Chepmell of Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium

CHEPMELL

William Dobree

Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division Attached to 73rd Brigade Trench Mortar Batteries. Killed in action at Arras 12 April 1917. Aged 21. Son of Dr Charles W J & Mrs Mary Chepmell of Worthing. Buried in Aix Nouelette Communal Cemetery Extension

CHILDS

Thomas

Lance Cpl S 637, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 26. Son of Thomas & Kate Childs of 8, Le Franc Road, Worthing. Husband of Florence Emily Childs of 67, Howard Street, Worthing. Born in Woking, Surrey and enlisted in Brighton Reservist West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

CHILTON

Wilfred

Guardsman 8157 2nd Battalion, The Scots Guards 1st Division. Killed in action near Fleurbaix 25 February 1915. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Liverpool. Buried in Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery, Fleurbaix

CHIPPER

Charles

Private TF 201167 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action near Grand Rozoy on the Marne 23 July 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs H E Chipper of 47, Cranworth Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Raparie British Cemetery, Villemontoire

CHOWN

Charles Allen

Sergeant 32057 47th Training Reserve Battalion, Died at home 31 August 1917. Aged 35 Late Sergeant of the 8th Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

CHOWNE

Edward

Private G 3939 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 36. Son of Edward & Louisa Chowne of 15, Mount Pleasant, Henfield. Born in Henfield and enlisted in Horsham Bricklayer Henfield Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos

CHURCHER

Edward

Gunner 21673 The Royal Garrison Artillery 21st Trench Mortar Battery. Killed in action on the Somme 2 October 1916. Aged 29. Son of Edward & Annie Churcher of 28, Tarring Road, Worthing. Husband of Winifred Churcher of 15, Howard Road, Worthing. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel Becourt

CLARK

William

Rifleman 1902 4th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, 27th Division Died of wounds at Neuve Chapelle 22 March 1915. Aged 24. Son of Joshua & Mary Blanche Clark of Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery

CLARKE

Charles Frederick

Chief Petty Officer 131251 Royal Navy HMS 'Zaria' Died at home 15 December 1916. Aged 49 Heene Parish Church War Memorial, Bur, Broadwater Cemetery

CLARKE

Edwin Arthur

Private G 23081 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Amiens 26 August 1918. Aged 18. Son of William & Edith Clarke of 209, Tarring Road, Worthing. Born in Peckham and enlisted in Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt

CLOWER

John Chatterton

Private 790402 7th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) 1stCanadian Division. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 29. Son of John & Grace Howard Clower of Northampton Worthing connection unknown. Buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery

COBBY

Benjamin

Private G 31310 6th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 19 September 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Cobby of 6, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. No known grave. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial

COBBY

William Richard

Private G 9067 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 24 September 1916. Aged 27. Son of George & Charlotte Cobby of 47, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

COLBOURNE

Bernard Barton

Lance Corporal G 7083 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 19 October 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Colbourne of 114, Montague Street, Worthing. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

COLBOURNE

John Leslie

Second Lieutenant 16th Training Squadron Royal Air Force Killed in a flying accident on the 4 July 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Colbourne of 5, The Broadway, West Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in St Botolph's Churchyard Extension, Heene, Worthing

COLBOURNE

Sidney Moses

Lance Corporal G 21602 1st Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division Died of wounds in military hospital in Poperinghe, Belgium 5 October 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr Colbourne and Mrs Elizabeth Colbourne of 2, Mill View Terrace, Elm Grove, west Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton Formerly with The Sussex Yeomanry Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

COLE

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COLES

William John Thomas

Private L 10497 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 19. Son of William & Minnie Coles of 60, Cranworth Road, Worthing. Born in Kensington and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos

COLEMAN

Edward

Private G 36637 2/20th Battalion, The London Regiment. (The Royal West Kents) 62nd Division Died of wounds 31 August 1918. Aged 31. Husband of Mrs Gertrude Coleman of 29, Cranworth Road, Worthing. Born in Bootle, Liverpool and enlisted in Worthing Formerly with the RAVC. Buried in Bac Du Sud British Cemetery, Bailleuval

COLEMAN

Frederick James

Driver 98740 Royal Field Artillery (Worthing Gazette) No other details

COLLINS

Charles H

Private SD 505 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division Died of wounds 18 March 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mrs Annie Chaplin of Beverley Park Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Merville Communal Cemetery

COLLINS

Ernest George

Private SD 1670 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Collins of 'Simla' Park Road, Worthing. Born & enlisted in Worthing Late Salvation Army bandsman Employee of Woodruffe the ironmonger of Chapel Road. Buried in St Vaast Post British Cemetery

COLLINS

Frank Taylor

Lance Corporal TF 200220 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division Died of wounds in Palestine 31 3 17. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Frank Taylor-Collins of 5, King Street, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Employed by Woollard and Newington, timber merchants, of Southcott Road, Worthing Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Deir el Belah Cemetery, Palestine,

COLLINS

William James

Private 6063 2/6th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 61st Division Died in France 27 January 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Collins of 12, Gordon Cottages, Broadwater. Born in Patcham and enlisted in Worthing Formerly Royal Sussex G 2274 St Marys Parish Church War Memorial, Broadwater. Buried in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery

COLLIER

William Edward

Corporal TF 290216 15th Reserve Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home in military hospital in Cambridge 26 January 1918. Aged 49. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Collier of Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Formerly with the 1/4th Battalion,. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

COMPTON

Charles George

Private 3037 43rd Battalion, The Australian Infantry 11th Brigade 3rd Australian Division Died of sickness in Fovant, Wiltshire 3 July 1918. Aged 36. Son of Charles George & Eliza Compton of Worthing. Husband of Lilian Compton of 1, Orange Lane, Norwood, Adelaide, South Australia Left 2 children. Born in Worthing. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

COMBER

Bernard

Private G 12081 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Wounded at Arras and died on the 10 April 1917. Husband of Mrs C J Comber of 10, Field Row, Portland Road, Portslade. Son of Mr & Mrs Comber of The Market Place Haywards Heath. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Haywards Heath Portslade and Haywards Heath War Memorials. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery

COOK

Alfred L

Corporal 17322 2nd Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers 7th Division. Killed in action at Loos 30 September 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs Cook of 35, Ashdown Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing St Paul's Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

COOK

John Willam Thomas

Private 40874, 2nd Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action at Selle 24 October 1918. Husband of Mrs J W Cook of 97, Southfield Road, Broadwater. Born in Broadwater and enlisted in Chichester Formerly with the Northamptons. Buried in Bousies Communal Cemetery,

COOPER

Walter E

Private 8836, 2nd Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment. 2nd Division Died of wounds on the Marne 20 September 1914 Grave lost. Son of Mr & Mrs Albert Cooper of 26, The Warren, Broadwater, Worthing. Born in Broadwater and enlisted in Brighton Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

COOTE

Charles

Private G 12287 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division Died of wounds at Arras 10 April 1917. Husband of Mrs E M Coote of Bacons Farm, Dragons Green near Shipley. Born in Shipley and enlisted in Worthing West Grinstead and Shipley Parish Church War Memorials. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun

CORTIS

John Halstead

Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action at Festubert 15 June 1915. Aged 20. Son of Arthur & Lilian Rose Cortis of 'The Holt' Beaconsfeld, Bucks Educated at Chtists Hospital School, Horsham St Paul's Church, Christs Hospital and Heene Parish Church War Memorials. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

COULES

Eric Allan Gifford-

Second Lieutenant 129th Field Company The Royal Engineers 24th Division. Killed in action 28 October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Allen Henry & Isobel Susannah Gifford- Coulesof 'Lyndhurst' Horn Lane, Acton, West London Woolwich Royal Military Academy. Buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery

COUSENS

Alfred Bert

Private 51729, 1st Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. 21st Division. Killed in action 21 August 1918. Aged 19. Son of George Albert & Flower Cousens of 320, Ham Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial

COUSENS

Arthur John

Private 36149,12th Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action 28 June 1918. Aged 19. Son of Arthur Steel & Fanny Cousens of 116, Newland Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing 'A' Company. No known grave. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

COWELL

George Lewis

Corporal S 9061 1st Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders 3rd Division Wounded at Loos and died in captivity 29 September 1915. Aged 32. Son of Robert Burt & Marion Cowell of 2, Cleveland Terrace, Brighton Road, Worthing. Born in Walthamstow, Essex Emigrated to the USA in 1912 and returned to enlist St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Hulluin Communal Cemetery, Lille

COXSON

Lawrence Frederick

Second Lieutenant 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near the Schwaben Redoubt 17 October 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs Coxson of Calthorpe Lodge, Wordsworth Road, Worthing Educated at Eastbourne College Heene Parish Church and Eastbourne College War Memorials. Buried in Mill Road Cemetery Thiepval

COZENS

Arthur George

Corporal TF 320255 16th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 74th Division. Killed in action near Moislains 2 September 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs S A Cosens of 'Rosemont' Tarring Road, Worthing. Born in Goring and enlisted in Worthing Heene and Goring Parish Church War Memorials. Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension

COZENS

Ernest

Lance Corporal 26903 6th Battalion, The Somerset Light Infantry 14th Light Division. Killed in action near Flers 16 September 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Cozens of 'Nell House' Littlehampton Road, West Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Winchester Resident of Havant, Hampshire West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

CRASSWELLER

Ernest

Private G 1135 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L'Avoue 9 May 1915. Son of Dr & Mrs Crassweller of 135, Newlands Road, Worthing. Husband of Mrs E Crassweller of 12, Howard Street, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Rue Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix

CROUCH

Allen B

Sergeant 900878 337th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery Mesopotamian Units Severely injured in a gun accident and died on the 3 January 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Crouch of 'Witley' Salisbury Road Worthing. Husband of Mrs Pearl Crouch of 25, Winsham Grove, Clapham Common, London. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton St Barnabas Parish Church War Memorial, Clapham Common. Buried in Baghdad North Gate War Cemetery, Iraq

CULLEN

Sydney Thomas

Private G 15889 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21 October 1916. Aged 18. Son of Thomas & Emma Cullen of 1, St Andrews Villas, Clifton Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Horsham Employee of the West Sussex Education Office. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

CULVERWELL

Norman

Corporal 947855 The Royal Garrison Artillery 32st T M B. Killed in action near Vichte 31 October 1918. Aged 25. Son of William & Laura Culverwell of Broadway House, Thorpe Bay, Essex. Born in Halifax, Yorkshire and enlisted in London. Buried in Vichte Military Cemetery, Anzagem, Belgium

CURD

Charles Henry

Sapper 235958 249th Field Company The Royal Engineers 63rd, Royal Naval Division. Killed in action at Arras 24 April 1917. Aged 32. Son of Susan Curd of Durrington. Born in Newhaven & enlisted in Brighton Carpenter St Paul's, West Tarring & Broadwater Church Memorials. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

DABBS

Ernest

Gunner 163731 133rd Heavy Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Died of wounds 22, 3, 18,. Aged 37. Husband of Mrs F M Dabbs of 12, York Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

DALE

Walter

Corporal 1142 Royal Field Artillery 27th Divisional Ammunition Column Died in military hospital in Malta 10 2 16. Aged 25. Husband of Mrs M Dale of 7, St, Anslins Road, Worthing. Son of Mr & Mrs Dale of Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Hove. Buried in Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta

DAMP

Henry James

Lance Corporal 141048 83rd Field Company The Royal Engineers 20th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 15, 9, 17,. Aged 36. Husband of Edith Damp of 21, The Drive, West Worthing. Born in Hove and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium

DAUGHTREY

William

Gunner 1273 Royal Field Artillery 1st (Sussex) Brigade Indian Army Died of disease in India 16 January 1915. Born and enlisted in Worthing Grave lost St Paul's and West Tarring Parish Church War Memorials. No known grave. Commemorated on The Kirkee Memorial, India

DAVEY

George William

Lance Corporal L 9676 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division Died of wounds on the Marne near Troyon 12 September 1914. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs G Davey of 55, West Street, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester, Regular Soldier. Buried in Priez Communal Cemetery

DEADMAN

Joseph George

Private TF 200378 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division Died of pneumonia in France 28 June 1918. Aged 37. Son of Mr & Mrs J W Deadman of Worthing. Born in Broadwater and enlisted in Worthing 'A' Company. Buried in Les Gronards Cemetery, Versailles

DELL

Alfred John

Rifleman 7404,2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps, 1st Division. Killed in action at Ypres 3 December 1914. Aged 27. Son of Mr A G & Mrs Mary Anne Dell. Husband of Sarah Jane Dell of, 70, Kingsland Road, Broadwater Worthing. Born St Paul's and enlisted in Worthing Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

DELL

Henry Joseph

Gunner RMA/1848/ S The Royal Marine Artillery (Portsmouth) Died at home 13 February 1919. Aged 30. Son of William & Jane Dell of 101, Clifton Road, Worthing. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

DELL

Percy John

Private 26109 6th Battalion, The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry 20th Division Died of wounds in captivity in Germany 27 April 1918. Aged 35. Son of William & Jane Dell of 101, Clifton Road, Worthing. Born in Chelsea and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Neiderzweheren Cemetery, Cassel, Hesse, Germany

DENNIS

Alfred Orton

Private G 814 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division, Died of wounds in military hospital in Calais 3 May 1916. Aged 20. Son of Henry John & Elza Agnes Dennis of 3, Stanley Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing St Paul's Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Calais (Southern) Cemetery

DENYER, MC

Augustus Andrew

Second Lieutenant 9th Battalion, The York & Lancaster Regiment. 23rd Division. Killed in action 7 June 1917. Aged 38. Husband of Edith Florence Denyer of 34, Steyne Gardens, Worthing. Son of Andrew & Fanny Denyer of 83, St Ronans Road, Southsea, Hants. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

DENYER

Herbert

Rifleman 7900 2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps, 1st Division Died of wounds on the Marne near Troyon 14 September 1914. Aged 25 Grave lost. Son of Mr & Mrs W R B Denyer of 55, Becket Road, West Worthing Regular soldier. Born in Wick and enlisted in Worthing West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial

DENYER

Albert (Bert)

Private L 8555 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Vendresse on the Marne 14 September 1914 Regular Soldier. Born in Angmering and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Vendresse British Cemetery (Possibility only)

DODMAN

Alfred S

Boy 1st Class Royal Navy Died in 1917. Son of George & Kate Dodman, Carman, of Heene, Worthing No record with CWGC Heene Parish Church War Memorial

DODMAN

Albert Richard

Private G 1513 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Buly Grenay 31 May 1918. Aged 31. Son of George & Kate Dodman (Carman) of Heene, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Henne Prish Church War Memorial. Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery British Extension

DREDGE

Frederick Charles

Stoker 1st Class K/33161 Royal Navy HMS'Britannia' One of 50 men lost when the battleship was torpedoed on passage to Gibraltar by U50 on the 9 November 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs William C Dredge of 11, Elm Grove West Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

DUFFIELD

Douglas Leonard

Private 5518,4th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. 58th Division (Pioneers). Killed in action on the Somme 1 November 1916. Aged 22. Son of William & Annie Duffield of Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

DUFFIELD

Frederick J

Private 153873 Royal Army Medical Corps, 14th General Hospital Died of influenza after the war based in Boulogne 26 February 1919. Aged 43. Son of Mr & Mrs Duffield of Chapel Road, Worthing. Husband of Mrs F Duffield of Market Street, Worthing Left six children. Born in Worthing St Paul's Church War Memorial. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery

DUFFIELD

James Richard D

Private G 1365 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 23. Son of James & Mary Duffield of 'Ashleigh' 10, St Dunstans Road, West Worthing. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Worthing Brother of Oscar Duffield West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

DUFFIELD

Oscar Sydney

Lance Corporal G 3252 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Aged 22. Son of James & Mary Duffield of 'Ashleigh' 10, St Dunstans Road, West Worthing. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Worthing 'C' ompany Brother of James Duffield West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

DUKE

Alfred Bernard

Sergeant 63965,6th Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action during the March retreat 22 March 1918. Aged 26. Son of Thomas & Mary Elizabeth Duke of 56, Grafton Road, Worthing. Enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

DUMBLETON

Frederick

Company Sergeant Major L 8112,8th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 18 August 1916. Aged 23. Born in Oxford and enlisted in Canterbury Regular. Son of John & Sarah Dumbleton of Withington near Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

DUNFORD

Percy

Rifleman 3407 2nd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade 8th Division. Killed in action near Bois Grenier 19 April 1915. Aged 22. Son of William & Ellen Dunford of 6, Orme Road Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois Grenier.

DURRANT, MM

Alfred Ernest

Corporal SD 3338,1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 2 September 1918. Born in Balls Cross and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium

DUTCH

Philip Stuckbery

Corporal TF 2016 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the landings at Suvla Bay 10 August 1915. Aged 26. Son of Frank & Sarah Dutch of 'Leyspring' 22, Eton Road, West Worthing. Born in Leytonstone, Essex and enlisted in Worthing Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla

DUTTON

Arthur

Private 228685 1st Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 24th Division Died of wounds 11 April 1918. Aged 27. Son of John & Alice Dutton of 195, Ham Road, Worthing. Enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul

DYER

Aubrey

Private S 2077 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs Dyer of London Street, Worthing Local butchers assistant. Born in Putney and enlisted in Littlehampton Reservist. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos

DYER

John Morris

Corporal 30426 55 Company The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action at Ypres October 1910 17. Born in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, and enlisted in East Grinstead Formerly G 5222 Royal Sussex West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

DYER

William Robert

Shoeing Smith 900829 'B' Battery 293rd Brigade The Royal Field Artillery Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples 8 November 1918. Aged 28. Son of Robert & Elizabeth Dyer of Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

EDE

Frank Ernest

Private SD 1312 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the German offensive in Flanders 26 April 1918. Aged 20. Son of Frank & Lily Ede of 6, Newcastle Terrace, South Farm Road, Worthing. Born Christchurch and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

EDWARDS

F W

Private TF 203391 16th Battalion, The Notts & Derby Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters) 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 5 November 1917. Enlisted in Worthing Territorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

ELLIOTT

Edgar Albert

Pioneer WR/25106 336th Railway Construction Company The Royal Engineers Died of influenza in France 31 October 1918. Aged 32. Son of Mr & Mrs I C Elliott of Margate. Husband of Mabel Elliott of 70, Ashdown Road, Worthing. Born in Margate and enlisted, Worthing St Paul's Church Memorial. Buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport

ETHERINGTON

Jesse

Private G 16907 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the German Flanders offensive 29 April 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs E Etherington of 54, Southfield Road, Worthing. Born in Merston near Chichester and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

ETHERTON

Hugh

Lance Corporal SD 1680 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Harvey Etherton of Worthing. Husband of Lilian Etherton of 27, King Street, Worthing Left one child. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

EVANS

Leonard Lloyd

Lance Sgt 11752 3rd Battalion, The Grenadier Guards The Guards Division. Killed in action at Flers/Courcelette 14 September 1916. Aged 32. Son of Mrs Charlotte Evans of 'The Shanty' Archibald Road, East Worthing & Corporal of Horse Evan Lloyd Evans 1st Life Guards Quartermaster in the Merchant Service and later in the London Fire Brigade. Born in Worthing and enlisted in London. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

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