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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 J,K,L

JACKSON

William A C

Driver 120163, 99th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died of influenza in Salonika 4 November 1917. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly RAVC. Buried in Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery Greece.

JAGO

William Edward

Private, PO/16310, HMS ‘Queen Mary’, Royal Marine Light Infantry (Portsmouth). Lost with the Battle cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. 12 Survivors. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

JAMES

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JENSEN

Clive Orum

Rifleman 2343, 1/18th Battalion, The London Regiment. 47th London Division. Aged 33 Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 33. Son of Hans Peter Frederick & Mary Jensen of Rose Cottage, Broadwater. Husband of Lilian Alice Jensen (remarried) of Osterley Park, Middlesex. Enlisted in Chelsea. Resident of Wet Hampstead. Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

JERVIS

Charles Henry

Private TF/1401, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 27 August 1915. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs John Henry Jervis of Beckett Road, West Tarring, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Azmak Cemetery, Suvla.

JERVIS

John Frederick

Private G/3780, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 24. Son of John & Flora Jervis of Beckett Road, West Tarring, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. West Tarring and Heene Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

JOHNSTON

James Annandale

Second Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, The Somerset Light Infantry. 4th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 2 July 1916. Son of Lt James Johnston Royal Navy. & Mrs A. R. Johnston. Husband of Gladys Johnston of 89, Westcourt Road, Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

JOHNSTON

Thomas Peacock

Second Lieutenant, The Royal Flying Corps. Formerly with The Shopshire Yeomanry. Killed in action whilst flying 20 May 1917. Aged 27. Son of James & Elizabeth Deborah Johnston of ‘Sudbury’ Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty

JONES, MC

Basil Dawes Gordon

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, The Welsh Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21 October 1916. Aged 20. Son of Lt. Colonel & Mrs W. H. D. Jones of 12, Park Crescent, Worthing. St. Paul’s Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

JONES

Ernest Alfred

Private L/11063, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 21 October 1916. Aged 20 Brother of Mrs Walker of 75, Sugden Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

JONES, MM

John James

Sergeant 7213 9th Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 14th Light Division. Wounded near Ypres and died in military hospital in Huddersfield, Yorkshire 29 October 1917. Resident of 18, Tarring Road, Worthing. Employee of the Sunny Side Laundry and a member of the Worthing Fire Brigade. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery.

JORDON

Archibald

Private SD/526, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Becourt 3 September 1916. Aged 21. Son of James & Ellen Jordan of Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery.

JOYES

Jack

Private G/3648, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds 29 June 1916. Son of Jack & Annie Joyes of Becket Road, West Worthing. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Worthing. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension

KENT

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KENT

Frederick Harry

Lance Corporal G/14027, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Thiepval 27 November 1916. Aged 31. Husband of Lily Kent of 64, Broadwater Street, West Worthing. Born in Littlehampton and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Dernancourt Communal cemetery Extension.

KENT

William Frederick

Able Seaman J/5753, HMS ‘Invincible’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet. Lost with the Battle cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 23. Son of W. H. & E. J. Kent of 34, Market Street, Worthing. Born in West Tarring. St. Paul’s Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

KIMBER

Frederick Henry

Trooper 2454, Household Battalion. 4th Cavalry Division. Killed in action near Ypres 12 October 1917. Aged 38. Son of Henry & Elizabeth Jane Kimber of Littlehampton. Husband of Emma Agnes Kimber of Worthing. Born in Wick and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

KING

Alfred Henry

Private GS/309, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Cuinchy 1 January 1915. Born St. Peters, Brighton and enlisted in Brighton Special Reservist (Possibility only). No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

KNIGHT

Ernest Charles

Private G/7321, 8th Battalion, The Royal East Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Arras 2 April 1917. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Stephen Knight of 33, St. Dunstans Road, West Tarring. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly G. 3750 Royal Sussex West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension.

KNIGHT

Sidney

Private G/1034, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 27 March 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs E. Knight of 35, Southfield Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Broadwater & Durrington Parish Church Memorials. Buried in Aix Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension.

KNOWLES

Henry

Rifleman 3057, 2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1st Division. Killed in action at Ypres 23 October 1914. Born Arbour Hill, Dublin, Ireland and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

LAKE

Sydney

Corporal G/16608, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action 13 April 1917. Aged 26. Husband of Elsie Kathleen Lake of ‘Collinwood’ 21, Shelley Road, Worthing. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Lake of Meredith Lodge, Worthing. Late musketry instructor of the Sussex Yeomanry. Enlisted in 1909. Born in Croydon and enlisted in Horsham. St. Paul’s Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium

LAWRENCE

Charles Philip

Lieutenant, 27th Punjabi Regiment. Indian Army Indian Army Reserve. Formerly Ceylon Planters Rifles. Resident of Ceylon Killed in action in Mesopotamia 29 April 1917 Broadwater Parish Church Memorial (Lawrance). No known grave. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial, Iraq.

LAWRENCE

Thomas Edward

Second Lieutenant, ‘C’ Company, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Wounded in action at Ephey Wood on the 22 September 1918. Son of Henry & Emma Lawrence of Worthing. Educated at Malvern College. (Malvern College Memorial) Broadwater Parish Church Memorial (Lawrance) Possibly brother of Charles. Buried in Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension

LAWSON

Charles Henry

Company Sgt. Major L/5936, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 14 June 1917. Aged 35 Former regular NCO with the 2nd, Battalion. Son of Charles & Sophia Lawson. Husband of Alice Maude Lawson. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium

LAWSON

Frank

Private G/816, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 4 August 1918. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs Lawson of 13, Winton Place, Worthing. Employee of Mr Cheale of Worthing. Born in Thakeham and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

LAWTON

James

Company Q. M. Sergeant 3187, 2nd Battalion, The Scots Guards 7th Division. Wounded at Festubert and died 17 May 1915. Aged 35. Husband of Annie Maria Lawton of 15, Warwick Road, Worthing. Son of George & Elizabeth Lawton of Newport Shopshire. Born and enlisted in Newport. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery.

LAYTON

Roland Churchill

Captain, The Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (The Sherwood Rangers). 2nd Mounted Cavalry Brigade. Palestine. Killed in action in Palestine 30 April 1918. Aged 28. Son of John & Annie Layton formerly of Southwark, South London. Born in Birmingham. No known grave. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial

LEAL

Archibald Charles

Private 27219, 15th Battalion, The Canadian Infantry (1st Central Ontario) 1st Canadian Division. Wounded at St. Eloi near Ypres and died in military hospital in Epsom, Surrey 10 May 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs G. Leal, dairyman of Newlands Road, Worthing. Emigrated to Canada before the war. St. Paul’s Church Memorial. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery.

LEGGATT

Ernest T

Sergeant TF/200794, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 24 September 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs T. Leggett pf 1, Belle View Terrace, Elm Grove, West Worthing. Husband of Mrs E. Leggett of 50, Market Street, Worthing. Territorial. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Worthing. Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery

LEE

Harry Platts

Bombardier 900157, Corps Ammunition Column, The Royal Field Artillery. Salonikan Units. Died of influenza in Greece 22 September 1918. Aged 29. Son of Edward & Minnie Lee of 8, Orme Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Hove. Buried in Kerechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery Greece,

LELLIOTT

Alfred

Bombardier 156431, ‘C’ Battery, 78th Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery. 17th Division. Died of wounds 5 April 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr Lelliott & Mrs A, C, G, Lelliott of 17, Ashdown Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the RAVC. St. Paul’s Church Memorial. Buried in Warloy Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension.

LEWIS

Horace

Private SD/1707 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 16 May 1916. Husband of Mrs C. M. Lewis of 19, London Street, Worthing. Born St. Georges and enlisted in Worthing. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Gorre British Cemetery, Beuvry

LE BLANCQ

Edgar Arthur Gerard

Private G/17949, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt near Thiepval 17 October 1916. Aged 21. Son of Philip & Isabel Le Blancq (Tailors) of Guernsey. Born St. Saviours, Jersey and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval memorial

LIDBETTER

Alfred Henry

Chief Petty Officer 171762, HMS ‘Ardent’, Royal Navy. 4th Destroyer Flotilla The Grand Fleet. Lost with the ship during the Battle of Jutland 31 May to 1 June 1916. Aged 41. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Lidbetter of 84, Becket Road, Worthing. Husband of Mrs A. H. Lidbetter. Left two children 24 years service, West Tarring & Broadwater Parish Church Memorials. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Royal Naval Memorial, Southsea.

LINDFIELD

H C

Ordinary Seaman SS/7956/PO, HMS ‘Achillies’, Royal Navy. Stokers training cruiser. Died of influenza 21 October 1918, Aged 19. Son of Harry & Mary Lindfield of Chesswood Farm Cottage, Chesswood Road, Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church War memorial Bur, Rake Lane Cemetery, Wallasey, Cheshire.

LINFIELD

Harold Frank

Private G/1295, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 21. Son of Arthur George & Edith Mary Linfield of ‘The Laurels’ Church Walk, Chesswood Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Rue Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix,

LINTON

John Corbett

Private 63357, 2nd Battalion, The Auckland Regiment. New Zealand Division. Killed in action 4 May 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Samuel Linton of Tieragory, Ballyroncy, Banbridge, County Down, Ireland Worthing connection unknown. Buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

LIMBRICK

Arthur William Wentworth

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action near Arras 14 March 1917. Aged 19. Son of the Rev A. D. & Mrs M. Limbrick of St. Edwards Hostel, Worthing. Later of St. Mewan Rectory, St. Austell, Cornwall. Educated at Kings School, Worcester. Resident of Worthing from 1908. Buried in Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy.

LISHER, MM

Charles Alfred

Lance Corporal SD/2137, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Gouzecourt 8 March 1918. Aged 22. Son of Frederick George & Amelia Lisher of 48, Orme Road, Worthing. Born St. Matthews and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel le Grande

LLOYD

John Irish

Private 20000, 8th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action at Monchy 22 October 1917. Aged 27. Son of Alfred & Alice Lloyd of ‘Wiseborough’ Forest Road, Worthing. Born in Holford, Bridgewater, Somerset and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy le Preux

LOCK

Ernest

Number and Corps unknown. Died 6 July 1917. Aged 21. Brother of George & Percy Lock. Son of George & Alice Lock of 49, Broadwater Street, East Worthing. Born in Broadwater. No record with CWGC or SDGW.

LOCK

Percy Edwin

Gunner 44615, ‘A’ Battery, 28th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 17 October 1918. Aged 27. Son of George & Alice Lock of 49, Broadwater Street, East Worthing Brother of George Lock. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Kortrijk (St. Jan) Communal Cemetery, Belgium

LOCKE

Edward Yorke

Private 12673 Th. Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action 20 December 1915. Aged 21. Son of Edwin William & Martha Letitia Locke of 24, London Street, Worthing. Born in Dulwich and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Menin Road Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

LOCK

George

Able Seaman 219675, HMS ‘Lynx’, Royal Navy. 4th Destroyer Flotilla. The Grand Fleet. Lost when the ship was mined in the Moray Firth 9 August 1915. Aged 29. Son of George & Alice Lock of 49, Broadwater Street, Worthing. Husband of Lilian Blanche Lock of 53, Broadwater Street. Broadwater, Worthing Brother of Percy Lock St. Paul’s and Broadwater Parish Church War Memorials. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

LOCK

Thomas Henry William

Gunner 119960, 233rd Siege Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 15 September 1917. Son of Thomas & Jane Lock of Worthing. Husband of Ethel Lock of 52, Marlow Road Annerley, Surrey. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Bromley, Kent. Beckenham War Memorial. St. Paul’s Church Memorial. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

LONG

Albert Edward

Private 26808, 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment. 30th Division. Died of wounds 6 May 1917. Aged 27. Son of Frederick & Avis Long of Worthing. Born in Goring and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Heene Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport.

LOVELAND

William Marcus

Stoker 2nd Class SS/119377. HMS ‘Victory II’, Portsmouth Training Establishment, Royal Navy. Died of influenza 30 October 1918. Aged 18. Son of William Matthew & Alice Loveland of 36, Richmond Road, West Worthing. Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Gosport, Hampshire

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