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World War 1 - Surnames beginning with M,N,O

MACEY

Frederick Henry William

Private 68749, 17th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Died of wounds 25 August 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs Frederick Macey (Butcher, formerly of Paddington) of 75, Eastview Terrace, Ham Road, Worthing. Employed by Messrs Smith & Strange ‘The Corner’, Worthing. Born in Paddington and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevant

MADGWICK

Charles

Private 41248, 4th Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action near Arras 24 March 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs C. Madgwick of 10, Crescent Road, Worthing. Formerly with the Suffolk Regiment. Born and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

MADGWICK

Ernest P

Private G/18096, 3rd (Reserve) Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. Died at home 15 December 1915. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Littlehampton Littlehampton Memorial and West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Littlehampton Cemetery

MALLANDAINE

Herbert Ernest

Second Lieutenant, 97th Deccan Infantry. Indian Army Mesopotamia. Killed in action 8 March 1916. Aged 29 Grave lost. Son of Alfred & Eleanor Mallandine of ‘Colaba’ 3, Kingsland Road, Broadwater, Worthing. Husband of Eleanor Mallendine. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial, Iraq.

MANT

William

Petty Officer 306427 Royal Navy. HMS ‘Good Hope’ South Atlantic Squadron. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser during the battle of the Coronel Islands off the coast of Chile 1 November 1914. Aged 28. Son of Henry James & Sarah Jane Mant of ‘Gordion’ Wigmore Road, Broadwater, Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated in the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

MANWARING

Percy Frank

Private G.25246 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 29 July 1918. Aged 36. Son of Mr & Mrs F. Manwaring of ‘Queensmere’ Broadwater. Husband of Helen Manwaring (remarried) of 71, Pavilion Road, Worthing. Born in Wimbledon and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial

MANWARING

Reginald Charles

Private SD/1711, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 18. Son of Charles & Elizabeth Manwaring of 97, Broadwater Street, Worthing Broadwater Parish Church Memorial Born in Broadwater and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

MARCH

Thomas Bertie

Private G/15850, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 6 November 1917. Aged 25. Son of William & Ellen March of 39, Cobden Road, Worthing. Brother of William March. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

MARCH

William Henry

Private TF/6070, 1/5th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Divisional (Pioneers). Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 11 November 1916. Son of William & Ellen March of 39, Cobden Road, Worthing. Brother of Thomas March Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

MARSHALL

Ernest Edward

Corporal G/40203, 11th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Died of wounds 7 June 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Ethel Maude Marshall of 5, Garfield Road, Lavender Hill, Battersea, South London. Son of Charles Henry & Alice Marshall of 5, Winton Place Worthing. Formerly with the Royal Sussex. Born in Worthing & enlisted in London. Buried in Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension, Ypres, Belgium

MARSHALL

George

Sergeant 34588, 261st Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery Died of wounds suffered at Messines 27 July 1917. Aged 37 Husband of Daisy Eleanor Marshall of ‘The Cottage’ Church Lane, West Tarring, Worthing. Born in Malta and enlisted in Chichester. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium

MARTIN

Albert Edward

Private G/37776, 7th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Son of Mr & Mrs H. Martin of ‘Therapia’ Pavilion Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Resident of Broadwater. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

MARTIN

Charles Claude

Private SD/531, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 13 March 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Jesse Martin of ‘Weston Dene’ Lyndhurst Road, Worthing. Born in Lambeth and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Rue David Military Cemetery

MARNER

Henry Bainbridge

Private 19553, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers 30th Division. Killed in action near Montauban 30 July 1916. age 19. Son of Mr Marner & Anne Elizabeth Marner of 25, Alfred Place, Worthing. Born in Findon and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

MASON

John Henry George William

Private 61064, 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 18th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 10 August 1917. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs John Mason, Innkeeper & Carman of Lindfield. Born in Lindfield and enlisted in Chichester. Resident of West Tarring. Formerly with The Middlesex Regiment. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

MASON

Raymond C H

Private 73752, 116 Company, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action at Ypres 23 September 1917. Aged 24. Son Mr & Mrs John Mason, Inkeeper & carman of Lindfield. Born in Lindfield and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly G/4287, Royal Sussex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

MASON

Sidney Richard Victor Clous

Sergeant G/15950, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 28 March 1918. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs John Mason, Innkeeper & Carman of Lindfield. Husband of Mrs F. Mason of Worthing. Foreman to Mr Woodward of Worthing. Well known local footballer. Born in Lindfield and enlisted in Worthing No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

MASSEY

William George

Lance Cpl. G/14228, 7th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 27 February 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Taylor of 3, Thurlow Road, Worthing. Husband of Daisy Massey of 118, Ham Road, Worthing. Born in Chichester and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval memorial

MASSEY

William Hosley

[Listed as W S Massey on Memorial] Private 51776, 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Killed in action 14 March 1917. Aged 36. Son of William & Blanche Massey of 38, Queens Street, Littlehampton. Husband of Emily Massey (remarried) of Littlemore, Oxon. Formerly with the Middlesex Regiment. Born in Chiswick and enlisted in Worthing. Resident of Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

MATTHEWS

Charles

Private G.7009 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Bazentin le Petit 19 August 1916 Born in Newhaven and enlisted in Shoreham No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

MATTHEWS

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No further information currently available - 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex (Worthing Gazette)

MATTHEWS

Herbert Frederick

Airman 2nd Class 1712, No 20 Squadron (F.E.2d’s), Royal Flying Corps. Died 6 September 1917. Aged 22. Son of Robert & Harriett Matthews of ‘Culverdene’ 14, Tower Road, Worthing. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension

MATTHEWS

Moses

Driver M2/268497, The Royal Army Service Corps. Died after discharge in 1916 after suffering for 2 years with a painful illness (Worthing Gazette) on 26 October 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Matthews of 3, Brighton Terrace, West Tarring. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery.

MAY, MM

William E

Sergeant 20305, 61st Battalion, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 Mrach 1918, Born and enlisted in Worthing Formerly G/630 Royal Sussex Regiment. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

MCCARTHY

R

No further information currently available .

MERCER

Albert Winton

Private PO/16316, HMS ‘Queen Mary’, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Grand Fleet Lost with the Battle cruiser at The Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 19. Son of William & Emma Mercer of 12, Buckingham Road, Worthing No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

MERRYDEW

Charles

Private TF/200334, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at the third battle of Gaza 6 November 1917. Aged 29. Son of Charles & Jane Merrydew of 99, Kingsland Avenue, Broadwater. Born in Tortington near Arundel and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial

MERRYDEW

Harold

Private G/16411, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Boesinghe 13 April 1917. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Jane Merrydew of 99, Kingsland Avenue, Broadwater. Born in Tortington and enlisted in Arundel Arundel War Memorial. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium

MESSAGE

William Walter

Private L/10330, ‘C’ Company, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Wounded at Richebourg L’Avoue on the 9th and died on the 10 May 1915. Aged 19. Son of William & Caroline Message of 40, Cranworth Road, Worthing. Born in Hither Green and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery.

MILES

Archie Frederick

Private 29706, 2/8th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 19th Division. Died of wounds 17 December 1917. Aged 28 Husband of Amelia Emily Miles of 2, Railway Cottages, Cross Street, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly with the RASC. Buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport.

MILES

Jack

Private G/68476, 17th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action 29 April 1918. Aged 24. Son of John & Annie Miles of 3, Norfolk Street, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly G.8821 Royal Sussex. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

MILLER

Horace Frederick

Gunner 154172, 144th Siege Battery, The Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 28 November 1917. Aged 34. Son of James Alfred & Louise Miller of Worthing. Husband of Violet Kate Miller of 49, Bolton Terrace, Lewisham London. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

MITCHELL

Albert Louis

Private 73570, 2nd Battalion, The Notts & Derby Regiment. (The Sherwood Foresters). 6th Division. Died of wounds 16 August 1918. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin, Heene. Heene Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille

MITCHELL

Ernest Henry

Trooper 2679, Houshold Battalion, 4th Cavalry Division. Wounded near arras and died at home in military hospital 26 October 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs F W Mitchell o. Husband of Constance Mitchell pf ‘Westview’ Christchurch Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

MITCHELL

Frederick George

Private G/29, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Loos 19 October 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs G. F. Mitchell of 14 London Street, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Sailly Labourse Communal Cemetery

MONNERY

Stephen

Private 55915, The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Lost both eyes in action in France and discharged. Died at home on the 26 March 1918 of meningitis caused by shell splinters lodges in his skull. Aged 30. Son of John & Kate Monnery of 9, Victoria Terrace, Penhill Road, South Lancing. Formerly with the Post Office Rifles. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery.

MORPHEW

George Adams

Electrical Artificer 3rd Class M/5649/PO, HMS ‘Hampshire’, Royal Navy. Lost when the Cruiser struck a mine off the Orkneys 5 June 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

MUNDAY

Frederick

Born in Worthing, St. Paul’s Church War Memorial Not identified from existing records.

MUNDAY

John Thomas

Private 3201, 28th Battalion, The Australian Infantry. 2nd Australian Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Pozieres 29 July 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Munday of 31, Market Street, Worthing. Born in Worthing. Emigrated to Australia in 1911. Resident of Perth Western Australia. No known grave. Commemorated on The Villers Bretonneux Memorial

MUNNERY

Alfred James

Private 533865, 980th Company, The Labour Corps, . Died in Salonika 21 September 1918. Aged 32. Son of James & Henrietta Munnery of 28, Orme Road, Worthing Born and enlisted in Worthing Formerly Royal Fusiliers. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece,

MUNNERY

Thomas Henry

Private G/24893, 4th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 3rd, Division. Died of wounds in CCS near Corbie 19 August 1916. Son of James & Henrietta Munnery of 28, Orme Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension.

MURRAY, MM

Henry Edward

Lance Corporal L/7662, 12th Royal Lancers. 2nd Cavalry Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 3 April 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs George Murray of ‘North View’ Courtlands, Goring by sea. Husband of Mrs H, E, Murray of The Manor House, Littlehampton. Born in Shepherds Bush and enlisted in Battersea. Worthing Roman Catholic Church Memorial. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

MUSTCHIN

Robert Henry

Private G/3190, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 25. Son of Mr George Mustchin (Gamekeeper) and Mrs Caroline Mustchin of ‘Keepers Cottage’ The Warren, Durrington. Born in Sompting and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

MUZZELL

Alfred S

Private G/1224 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Stephen & Amelia Muzzell of 47, Upper High Street, Worthing. Born in Hove and enlisted in Worthing. St. Paul’s Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

NAYLOR

Urmston Shaw

[Listed as W S Taylor on Memorial] Major, 6th Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment. 16th Irish Division attached from the 13th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action on the Somme 3 September 1916. Heene Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

NEAL

William George

Private L/8068, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Regular. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial.

NEPEAN

Francis Molyneux Yorke

Captain, 7th Battalion, The Somerset Light Infantry. 20th (Light) Division. Killed in action near Fleurbaix 15 September 1915. Son of Colonel & Mrs H. A. T. Napean of Worthing. Heene Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Rue Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleubaix

NETLEY

Edward

Private L.10552 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 17. Son of Mr & Mrs E.Netley of 1, Chesswood Cottages, Ladydell Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Hove. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

NEWMAN

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No further information currently available - 1/4th Royal Sussex (Worthing Gazette)

NEWMAN

Arthur Thomas

Private SD/535, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 13 March 1916. Aged 32. Son of Mr Newman & Mrs Charlotte Newman of 7, West Buildings, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Rue David Military Cemetery.

NEWMAN

Charles William

Driver 2329, Royal Artillery. Died at home 4 June 1915. Son of John & Ellen Newman of 51, Charles Street, Greenhithe, Kent. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery.

NEWMAN

Percival Corney

Corporal L/10214, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Born in East Preston and enlisted in Chichester. East Preston Parish Church War memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

NEWINGTON

Alfred John

Second Lieutenant, Royal Army Service Corps attached to the Indian Cavalry Division. Died at home of sickness at Nordrath, Blagdon, Somerset 4 May 1917. Aged 39. Son of Alfred & Elizabeth Newington of Somerset Villa, Richmond Road, West Worthing. Served throughout the South African War with the South African Mounted Rifles. Also served in the Sussex Yeomanry. Commemorated in the churchyard of St. Bartholomew, Ubley, Somerset (West wall)

NEVILLE

Stanley

Captain, 2/8th Battalion, The Essex Regiment. (Home Command). Died in military hospital in Colchester, Essex. 6 November 1918. Aged 26. Son of John & Emily Neville of Dudley House, Marine Parade, Worthing. Buried in Colchester Cemetery.

NICHOLLS

Charles Herbert

Private G/6516, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin Heene Heene Parish Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

NICHOLLS

Sidney George

Private G/1355, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Husband of Mrs S. Nicholls of 84, Cranworth Road, Worthing. Left twins. Born in Thakeham and enlisted in Worthing. St. Paul’s Church Memorial No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

NICHOLLS

William Howard-

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps. Indian Army. Died after a gun accident in Jhansi, India 22 February 1916. Son of Dr. & Mrs Howard-Nicholls of Bramber Lodge, 24, Downview Road, Worthing. Buried in Jhansi Cantonment Cemetery. No known grave. Commemorated on The Madras War Memorial, Chennai, India.

NOTT

Saumarez Ewan

Second Lieutenant, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 9 September 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot memorial, Belgium

NOYES

Frank

Guardsman 15729, 2nd Battalion, The Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action 7 May 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr Noyes & Mary Anne Noyes of 5, Weston Street, Devon Road, Bow, East London. Worthing connection unknown. Born Poplar and enlisted in Shoreditch. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

OSBORNE

Bernard Leslie

Sergeant TF/203305, 8th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds at home 23 October 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Osborne of Newlands Road, Worthing. Employed as a butcher. Well known local footballer. Born in Dorking and enlisted in Brighton. Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry St. Paul’s Church Memorial. Buried in Broadwater Cemetery.

OSBORNE

Edward Bertram

Second Lieutenant, 2/5th Battalion, the East Lancashire Regiment. 19th Division. Taken prisoner near Le Cateau and died of wounds in captivity 1 April 1918. Next of kin residents of Heene. Heene Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery

OWERS

William Thomas

Lance Corporal G/7465, 8th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 March 1918. Aged 27. Husband of Nellie Owers of Worthing. Son of Mr & Mrs Owers. Born in Bromley by Bow and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly G/2019 Royal Sussex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial.

M, N, O

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