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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 S,T

SANDELL

Lionel Weller

Lance Corporal G/20767, 10th Battalion, the Royal West Kent Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 29 September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs Herbert Weller Sandell of 80/2 Chapel Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly RASC. St. Paul’s Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial.

SANFORD

Harold Charlton

Driver T3/024289, 111th Auxiliary Horsed Transport, The Royal Army Service Corps. Salonika, Greece. Died of disease in Salonika 3 January 1918. Aged 29. Son of Henry & Elizabeth Sanford of Dorking, Surrey. Husband of Emily Grace Sanford of ‘Oak Cottage’ 74, Broadwater Street, Broadwater, Worthing. Heene Parish Church and Dorking Memorials. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

SAUNDERS

Edwin John

Private G/42779, 10th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 37th Division. Died of wounds 31, 3. 18. Aged 30. Son of William & Caroline Saunders of Littlehampton. Husband of Rosa Winifred Saunders of 33, Western Road, The Beach, Littlehampton. Born in London. Enlisted and resident in Worthing, Littlehampton War Memorial Buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium

SAUNDERS

Frank Herbert

Driver 920385 23rd Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery British Army of The Rhine. Died of disease in Germany during the occupation 4 April 1919. Aged 21. Son of William & Mary Saunders of 7, Cranworth Road, Worthing. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany

SAUNDERS

Percy Alfred Thomas

Private SD/3817, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Becourt 3 September 1916. Born in Salvington and enlisted in Worthing. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial Buried in Mill Road cemetery, Thiepval

SAVAGE

Harold Mark

Rifleman 6325, 2nd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 8th Division. Killed in action 25 August 1916. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin Worthing. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial

SAVILLE

George Sheriff

Private SD.1454 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 20. Son of Sheriff & Elizabeth Saville of 2, Crescent Road, Worthing, later of Surbiton, Surrey. Born in Balham, South London and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez

SAYERS

H

Unidentified Broadwater Parish Church War Memorial (‘Lord Kitcheners Army’ Worthing Gazette)

SAYERS

Harold Theodore

Private G/1268, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 11 July 1916. Aged 29. Wounded during the attack on Ovillers on the 7th. Son of William & Catherine Sayers of Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension

SCUTT

George

Trimmer 6296/TS, H.M. Trawler ‘Evadne’, Royal Naval Reserve. Died at sea 27 February 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs George Scutt of Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea,

SCUTT

Thomas William

Private G/3304, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Pozieres 4 August 1916. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

SEALL

Charles Edward

Lance Sergeant SD/547, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 3 April 1918. Aged 27. Son of William & Caroline Seall of Clifford House, 88, Portland Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. St. Paul’s Church Memorial Buried in Villers Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension

SEALL

William Samuel

Private SD/548 11th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 13 March 1916. Aged 34. Son of William & Caroline Seall of Clifford House, 88, Portland Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing St. Paul’s Church Memorial Bur Rue David Military Cemetery

SEARLE

Henry

Private 41683, 2nd Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. Formerly with the Suffolk Regiment. Died of influenza in France 2 November 1918. Aged 30. Son of Mr & Mrs Searle of Worthing Not included in SDGW, Buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte

SELBY

Sidney James

Lance Corporal 97723, 5th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers. Died of influenza in Dover 2 November 1918. Aged 19. Son of Thomas Henry & Elizabeth Selby of Grange Road, Lewes. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton Lewes and Southover War Memorials Buried in Lewes Cemetery

SEWELL

Herbert Stanley

Sergeant G/9376, 13th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action, 3 May 1915. Son of Mr H. J. Sewell & Martha Sewell of 21, Warwick Street, Worthing. Mr H.J Sewell was the Stationmaster at Lingfield, Surrey. Born in Goring and enlisted on Finsbury, London. Buried in Fosse 10 Communal Cemetery Extension

SHAW

J

Not positively identified but this could be Engineer Sub Lieutenant, John Shaw, HMS ‘Nepaulin’, Royal Naval Reserve. Died in Calais 20 April 1917. Aged 35. Son of Mr & Mrs J. B. Shaw of Brighton. Buried in Calais Southern Cemetery

SHEPPARD

Jack

Private 19743, 6th Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action 23 March 1918. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Worcester Next of kin residents of Birmingham. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

SHIMELL

Reginald Bertie

Gunner 11409, 32nd Trench Mortar Battery, The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action near Ramscappelle 12 July 1917. Aged 21. Son of Walter James & Sarah Shimell of 15, Ashdown Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Eastbourne St. Paul’s Church Memorial Buried in Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, Belgium

SHORT

Edmund Luke

Driver 920382, 1/4th Battery, The Royal Field Artillery. (TF) The Indian Army. Died of heatstroke in Simla, India 11 July 1919. Aged 21 Third son of Mr & Mrs J. W. Short of 88, Station Road, Worthing, later of Harrow Road, West Worthing. Brother of John Short. Not listed in SDGW No known grave. Commemorated on The Delhi Memorial (India Gate)

SHORT

Herbert

Private G/9072, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds in captivity 29 March 1918. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Charles Short of 136, Tarring Road, Worthing. Husband of Beatrice Short of 11 Baycliff Road, Pye Hill, Weymouth, Dorset. Born in Hurst Green and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery

SHORT

Harold Percy

Private 41830, 4th Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 19. Son of Samuel & Mary Anne Short of 69, Southfield Road, Broadwater, Worthing. Born in Broadwater & enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church War memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

SHORT

John William

Lance Corporal S/12624, 7th Battalion, the Rifle Brigade. 14th Light Division. Killed in action during the March retreat 21 March 1918. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs J. W. Short of 88, Station Road, Worthing, later of Harrow Road, West Worthing. Born in Portslade and enlisted in Worthing. Brother of Edmund Short. Buried in Grand Seraucourt British Cemetery

SHORT

William George

Private TF/200833, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action during the Second battle of Gaza 19 April 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs H. Short of 3, Decoy Terrace, Worthing. Born in Broadwater and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial

SIMMONDS

George

Private G/69659, 17th Battalion, the Royal Fusiliers 2nd Division. Killed in action 24 March 1918. Born and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

SKEFFINGTON

Hungerford Clatworthy

Private 15096, 21st Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 13 August 1916. Son of Mrs Agate of ‘Hungerford’ King Edward Avenue, Worthing. & the Rev Hungerford Clatworthy Skeffington. Resident of Islington, East London. Born in Margate and enlisted in Holloway, London Broadwater Parish Church Memorial Buried in Maroc British Cemetery

SKINNER

Arthur F

Private TF/200068, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died if disease in military hospital on Malta 12 March 1918. Aged 23. Third son of Mrs P. Skinner of 61, Tarring Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Bur Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta

SKINNER

Alfred F

Sergeant 38061, 9th Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment. 13th Division. Killed in action near Baku in the Caucasus 14 September 1918. Grave lost. Born in West Tarring and enlisted in Worthing. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tehran Memorial, Iran.

SLAUGHTER, MM

Frederick James

Private G/1727, 7th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Died at home after the war 17 July 1919. Husband of Mrs G. Slaughter of 15, Stanhope Road, Worthing. Not included on Vol 40.SDGW, Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

SLAUGHTER

Harry James

Private G/69635, 6th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 9 August 1918. Aged 18. Wounded the previous day at the Battle of Amiens. Son of Henry & Emma Slaughter of 40, Orme Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

SLAUGHTER

Hubert Melville

Pioneer 3673, 67th Divisional Signals Company, The Royal Engineers. Died at home 25 August 1916. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Slaughter of 15, Gordon Road, Worthing. Later of Winnipeg, Canada. Husband of Edith Slaughter of 46, Park Road, Worthing. Brother of Leonard & Walter Harold Slaughter. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. St, Paul’s Church Memorial Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

SLAUGHTER

Walter Harold

Sergeant TF/536, 1/4th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 14 August 1915. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Slaughter of 15, Gordon Road, Worthing. Etc. Born St, Paul’s and enlisted in Worthing. Brother of Leonard & Hubert Slaughter. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Gasfitter. Buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla, Gallipoli.

SLAUGHTER

Leonard

Sergeant SD/4087, 13th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Wounded during the attack on the ‘Popes Nose’ on the Rue De Bois 30 June 1916 and died in military hospital in England 7 July 1916. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Walter H. Slaughter of 15, Gordon Road, Worthing Etc. Brother of Hubert and Walter Slaughter. Born and enlisted in Worthing. St. Paul’s Church memorial Buried in Broadwater Cemetery.

SMALL

Ernest Charles

Lance Corporal 11414, 1st Battalion, the East Surrey Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action at Arras 8 May 1917. Aged 24. Son of Edward & Sarah Small of Brougham Cottage, Brougham Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly with the Hussars. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

SMART

Percy

Private PO/1946/S, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died of influenza after the war in military hospital on Lemnos 16 December 1918. Aged 22. Son of Arthur Robert & Louisa Smart of Windmill House, South Street, West Tarring, Worthing. West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Portianos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece.

SMITH

Alfred George

Private G/23926, 6th Battalion, The East Kent Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds 10 August 1918. Aged 20. Son of Jesse & Elizabeth Smith of Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Served in Palestine with the 10th Battalion. St. Paul’s Church memorial Buried in Pernois British Cemetery Halloy-Les-Pernois

SMITH

Arthur Percy

No further information currently available - Royal Field Artillery (Worthing Gazette)

SMITH

Frederick George

Private S/13423, 1st Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders. 3rd Division. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs A. Smith of 108, Station Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Printer working on the staff of the Worthing Gazette. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

SMITH

Joseph Allan

Private 6679, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Attached to number 53 Anti Aircraft Section Killed in action 20 July 1917. Husband of Nellie Smith Only son of Mr & Mrs Smith of 50, Cranworth Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery

SMITH

John Newton

Staff Sergeant Wheeler 145498, ‘D’ Battery, 87th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1 June 1918. Aged 32 Only son of John Henry & Kate Smith of 53, Grove Road, Fishponds, Bristol Worthing connection not established. Born Bristol. Buried in Marfaux British Cemetery

SMITH

Jack Noble

Second Lieutenant, 165th Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 9 April 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr Eldred Noble-Smith FRCS. & Mrs E. A. Noble–Smith of ‘The Chalet’ 10, Heene Road, Worthing. Heene Parish Church Memorial Buried in St. Amand British Cemetery.

SMITH

William

Private G/1137, 3rd, Reserve Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died at home 1 November 1918. Son of William Winton & Catherine Octavia Smith of 215, Ham Road, Worthing. Not included in SDGW Part 40 Broadwater Parish Church Memorial Buried in Broadwater Cemetery.

STACEY

Johnson Albert

Private TF/2908, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of disease at home during training 2 May 1915. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs William Stacey of 10, Thorn Road, Worthing. Heene Parish Church Memorial. Buried in St. Botolphs Churchyard Extension, Heene, Worthing.

STANDING

John Josephus

Private 54305, 13th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry 23rd, Division. Killed in action at Messines 7 June 1917. Aged 26. Husband of Ethel Elizabeth Standing of ‘Enville’, Woodlea Road, Worthing. Born in Washington, Sussex and enlisted in Worthing. West Tarring Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

STANFORD

Edward

Sub Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. (Royal Naval Depot, Crystal Palace). Died 15 February 1915. Son of Mr & Mrs Stanford of Prospect Place, Worthing Broadwater Parish Church memorial. Buried in Beckenham Crematorium & Cemetery

STANFORD

Reuben

Lance Corporal, 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 18th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 12 November 1917. Aged 31. Son of George & Alice Stanford of Gloucester Place, Worthing. Husband of Phyliss Stanford (remarried)later of Petworth. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Heene Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

STEAD

Frederick Victor

Private G/1253, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Cuinchy 26 January 1915. Aged 18. Son of William & Ellen Frances Novell of ‘Ennismore’ The High Street, Worthing. Born St. Mary’s Middlesex and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

STEEL

Sidney

Lance Corporal 11726, 1st Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 2nd Division. Killed in action 17 February 1917. Aged 20. Son of Frederick & Rosetta Steel of 4, St. Anselm’s Road, Worthing. Born in East Dulwich and enlisted in Chichester Employee of Broadwater Dairies. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt

STEELES

A F

No further information currently available – possibly a duplication, see below.

STEELES

William Arthur Frederick

Private 21213, 14th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26 September 1917. Formerly G/6973 Royal Sussex. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin, Worthing, Heene Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

STEERE

Archibald George

Able Seaman J/9420 Royal Navy. HMS ‘Lynx 4th Destroyer Flotilla The Grand Fleet. Lost when the Destroyer was mined in the Moray Forth 9 August 1915. Aged 21. Son of James Blann & Emily Alice Steere of 37, Gloucester Place, Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea

STENT

Harold Rudolph

Second Lieutenant, 2/4th Battalion, The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment. 62nd Division. Killed in action 20 July 1918. Aged 31. Son of Rudolph & Eleanor Parker Stent of Awefield House, Worthing. Husband of Margery Hilda Stent of 11, Warwick Street, Worthing. Buried in Marfaux. British Cemetery

STEPNEY

Richard Allen

Private 25943, 11th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action at Messines 15 June 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs Stepney of ‘The Sportsman’s Arms’ Amberley. Husband of Florence Dora Stepney (remarried) 18, The Steyne, Worthing. Born in Pulborough and enlisted in Worthing. Formerly with the Royal Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

STEVENS

Alfred

Private 32264, The Gloucestershire Regiment (Depot). Died of wounds at home on the 12 December 1918. Aged 24. Husband of Ellen Jane Stevens of ‘Crondall’ 30, Eastbourne Road, Brighton. Born in Crondall, Hampshire and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

STEVENS

Ernest William

Private G/1249, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 10 October 1915. Aged 20. Son of Edward William & Alice Elizabeth Stevens of 23, Becket Road, Worthing. Born in Tarring and enlisted in Worthing West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery

STEVENS

Walter Sydney

Private 70245, The Royal West Surrey Regiment (Depot). Wounded in France and died in military hospital in the U.K. 23 August 1916. Aged 18. Youngest son of Henry & Alice Stevens of 25, The Drive, West Worthing. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Brighton. Heene Parish Church Memorial Buried in St. Botolph’s Churchyard, Heene, Worthing.

STEVENSON

Albert (Bert)

Rifleman 1871, 4th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. 27th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 15 March 1916. Born in Hove & enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin St. Austell, Cornwall Buried in Voormezeele Enclosures No 1 & 2, Ypres, Belgium

STONER

Bernard Alex James

Private 42500, 2nd Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. 3rd Division. Died of wounds 10 August 1918. Aged 19. Son of James & Alice Stoner of 3, Rugby Terraces, West Worthing. Born in Salvington and enlisted in Worthing. Heene Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery Extension

STONER

George Sharpe

Private G/25418, 1/4th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Killed in action at Grand Rozoy 29 July 1918. Aged 33. Husband of Mary Jane Stoner of 31, Southfield Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Woolwich. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial Buried in Oulchy Le Chateau Churchyard Extension

STREATER

John Wenban

Second Lieutenant, 15th Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 5th Division. Died of wounds 22 July 1918. Aged 23. Son of John & Mary Streater formerly of Worthing. Mr Streater remarried and resided at ‘Heathcroft’ Old Lodge Lane, Purley, Surrey. Formerly with the Artists Rifles. Buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, Calais

STREET

Albert James

Lance Cpl. SD/4106, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action on the Rue de Bois 30 June 1916. Aged 33. Resident of 17, Howard Street, Worthing. Son of Mr & Mrs George Street of Worthing. Bricklayer. Born & enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner.

STREETER

Michael Henry

Private 50417, 11th Battalion, the Royal Fusiliers 18th Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 16 November 1916. Aged 30. Born in Nutbourne and enlisted in Chichester. Husband of Mrs H. M. Streeter of Milton Street, Worthing. Employee of The Brunswick Hotel. Left one child. Heene Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

STRIDE

Stanley Sydney

Private TF/203248, 1/4th Battalion, The York & Lancaster Regiment. 49th Division. Died of wounds 15 August 1917. Aged 29. Son of William & Kate Stride of Worthing. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Stride of 11, Westcourt Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. St. Paul’s Church Memorial Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery, St. Omer

STRINGER

Edgar

Private TF/266290, 9th Battalion, The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. 22nd Division. Died of disease in Sarigol, Greece, 27 September 1918. Aged 33. Son of Henry & Lucy Stringer of Heene, Worthing. Born in Southwick and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Formerly Border Regiment. & East Surreys. Bricklayer St. Paul’s Church Memorial Bur Sarigol Military cemetery, Kriston, Greece.

STRINGER

George Stephenson

Lance Corporal SD/3223, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Kemmel, Ypres, 26 April 1918. Born in Fishersgate and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

STRINGER

Walter Samuel

Private G/66, 9th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Ypres. 11 March 1916. Aged 36. Son of Mr & Mrs E. Stringer of 4, Bartlett’s Cottages, Broadwater. Husband of Rosa Stringer of 1, Bartlett’s Cottages, Broadwater. Born in Storrington and enlisted in Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

STROTTEN

William John

Driver 98782, ‘B’ Battery, 108th Brigade. The Royal Field Artillery. 24th Division. Killed in action 20 April 1918. Aged 20. Son of Harry & Eliza Strotten of 65, Beckett Road, West Worthing. Born in Findon and enlisted in Worthing West Tarring Parish Church Memorial Buried in Querrieu British Cemetery

STRUDWICK

Albert

Petty Officer 1st Class 187215, HMS ‘Formidable’, Royal Navy. Lost when the Battleship was torpedoed by a U-Boat in Lyme Bay 1 January 1915. Aged 34. Son of Henry & Rebecca Strudwick of Amberley. Husband of Charlotte Lucy Strudwick of 45, Milford Road, Fratton, Portsmouth. No known grave. Commemorated on the Chatham Royal Naval Memorial

STUBBS

Charles

Private TF/2228, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Wounded at Suvla Bay, evacuated to Mudros where he died on 14 August 1915. Aged 19. Son of Charles & Ellen Stubbs of Dagmar Street, Worthing. Brother of Sidney Stubbs. Born in Rustington and enlisted in Littlehampton. Buried in East Mudros Military cemetery Lemnos, Greece

STUBBS

Cecil Arthur

Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, the London Regiment. (The Royal Fusiliers) 56th London Division,. Died of wounds 2.7.16 age 22. Son of Arthur & Martha Anne Stubbs of Adrien Villa, 26, Grafton Road, Worthing. Formerly with the Sussex Yeomanry serving on Gallipoli. Chartered accountant. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery Saulty

STUBBS

Sydney

Corporal 10065, 2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 23. Son of Charles & Ellen Stubbs of Dagmar Street, Worthing. Brother of Charles Stubbs. Born in Rustington and enlisted in London. St. Paul’s Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial

SUCH

Anthony

Rifleman 321199, 1/6th Battalion, The London Regiment. 47th London Division. Killed in action at Flers/Courcelette 15 September 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr Such & Annie Sophie Such of ‘Maisonette’ Woodlea Road, West Worthing. Enlisted in London. Brother of Thomas Such. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

SUCH

Thomas George

Private 4555, 1/7th Battalion, The London Regiment. 47th London Division. Killed in action on the Somme 5 October 1916. Aged 26. Son of Mr Such & Annie Sophie Such of ‘Maisonette’ Woodlea Road, West Worthing. Enlisted Sun Street, London. Brother of Anthony Such. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

SWAIN

Arthur

Private G/75465, 4th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 3rd Division. Killed in action 10 April 1918. Aged 20. Son of Alfred & Annie Swain of Winton Place, Worthing. Born, enlisted and resident in Worthing Brother of George Swain. Formerly with the 14th (reserve)Battalion, Royal Sussex Buried in Browns Road Military Cemetery, Festubert

SWAIN

George William

Company Sergeant Major SD/1175, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 7 November 1917. Aged 21. Son of Alfred & Annie Swain of Winton Place, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing Employee of The Sussex Daily News. Excellent boxer & athlete. Brother of Arthur. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

SWAN

F R

Stoker 2nd Class SS/119354, HMS ‘Victory’, Portsmouth Training Division Royal Navy. Died of influenza 10 October 1918. Aged 18. Son of Mr Swan & Mrs Agnes Swan of 14, Southfield Road, Broadwater. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial Buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery Gosport, Hampshire.

SYMONS, DFC

Thomas Stewart

Captain, The Royal Sussex Regiment attached to the Royal Air Force. Killed in action 29 September 1918. Aged 26. Son of Alfred and Helen Symons of West Tarring. West Tarring, Durrington and East Grinstead War Memorials. Buried in Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery Villers Plouich

TAYLOR

Alfred R

Private 553754, The Labour Corps. Formerly with The Royal Field Artillery. Died of influenza 23 April 1919. Aged 33. Son of James & Agnes Taylor of 2, Canterbury Road, West Tarring Worthing. Husband of Ellen Mary Taylor of 12, Christchurch Road, Worthing. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial Buried in Broadwater Cemetery

TAYLOR

Charles Herbert

Lance Corporal SD/551, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Becourt 3 September 1916. Aged 19. Son of William & Jessie Taylor of 1, Southview Terrace, Rowlands Road, West Worthing. Born in Forest Hill and enlisted in London. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial

TAYLOR

Herbert Ernest

Private TF/2219, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died of wounds on Gallipoli 29 August 1915. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Captain of Worthing Football Club. Buried in Hill 10 cemetery, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli

TAYLOR

Oliver Beaumont

Private, 107 Princess Patricia’s Canadian Knight Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment) attached to the 27th British regular Division. Killed in action at Ypres 8 May 1915. Aged 34. Son of Joseph Henry & Jane Taylor of Wigston, Leicestershire. Served in South Africa. Worthing connection unknown The only O.B. Taylor in CWGC records. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

TAYLOR

Percy Thomas

Private G/14189, 7th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3 May 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs K.P. Taylor of 74, Bourne Street, Eastbourne. Husband of Alice May Taylor (remarried) of 5, London Street, Worthing. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial

TEE

Alfred George

Lance Sergeant TF/201574, 3/4th Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment. 21st Division. Killed in action 5 November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Frederick Charles & Emily Tee of ‘Earnlea’ Buckingham Road, Worthing. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Croydon. Brother of Sidney Tee. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

TEE

George Frederick

Sergeant TF/201543, 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 29 April 1918. Born in Worthing & enlisted in Chichester. Former Territorial Name included on Brighton War Memorial Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure Number 3, Belgium

TEE

Reginald Arthur

Private G/1254, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Loos 25 September 1915. Born and enlisted in Worthing. West Tarring Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.

TEE

Sidney Charles

Private TF/200197, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd, Division. Killed in action at Third Gaza 6 November 1917. Aged 22. Son of Frederick & Emily Tee of ‘Earnlea’ Buckingham Road, West Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Brother of Alfred Tee. No known grave. Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial

THIRLWELL, MC

Walter Houlden

Second Lieutenant, 176th Company, The Machine Gun Corps attached to East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres 16 August 1917. Aged 31. Son of Charles & Martha Thirlwell of ‘Bradley’ Annandale Avenue, Bognor. Manager of a rubber plantation in the East Indies before the war. Came home to enlist West Tarring Parish Church and Bognor War Memorial Hospital. Buried in Canada Farm Cemetery, Elverdinghe, Belgium.

THOMAS

Charles Stubbs

Petty Officer SZ/76 (C) Sussex, ‘Collingwood’ Battalion, Royal Navy. The Royal Naval Division. Killed in action on Gallipoli 4 June 1915. Next of kin, Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

THOMAS

Maurice

Private TF/1715 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd, Division. Killed in action during the Suvla Bay Landings 12 September 1915. Aged 18. Son of Thomas & Ellen Thomas of Stanhope Road, Worthing. Born St. Andrews and enlisted in Worthing. Bur Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla, Gallipoli.

TIER

Harry

Lance Corporal SD/1734, 12th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died of wounds 21 March 1916. Aged 24. Son of Harry & Matilda Tier of 26, Stanley Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing St. Paul’s Church Memorial Buried in Sailly sur la Lys Canadian Cemetery.

TILBURY

Lawrence Albert

Private PO/16560, HMS ‘Black Prince’, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916 Worthing connection unknown. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial Southsea.

TILL

Ernest George

Lance Corporal G/17665, 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Gaudecourt 5 October 1916. Born at Ford near Arundel and enlisted in Worthing. Next of kin 4, Glebe Road, West Tarring. West Tarring Parish Church Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial.

TIVEY

Berkeley Thomas

[Listed on memorial as L Tivey] Corporal SD/741 11th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Died at home 16 February 1915. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Tivey of 308, Chapter Road, Cricklewood, London. Born in Willesden and enlisted in Worthing. Member of the West Sussex Constabulary. Horsham Police Station Memorial, National Roll of Honour (London) Section 3 Part 2. Buried in Willesden Cemetery.

TOWGOOD

Arthur Cecil Carden

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

TOWN

John

Lance Corporal G/2152, 8th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Pioneer Battalion, 18th Division. Killed in action on the Selle 23 October 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Ada Town (remarried) of 35, Clifton Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Highland Cemetery Le Cateau

TOWN

Leonard Hogarth

Private G/40407, 2nd Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31 July 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs James Town of 76, Westcourt Road, Worthing. Born & enlisted in Worthing. Formerly G/5252 Royal Sussex Regiment. Employed by Mr T Young of Findon as an apprentice horse trainer & Jockey. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

TREAGUS

Frank F

Private G/17018, 13th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs A. Treagus of 5, Stanhope Road, Worthing. Born and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial

TUCK

Charles Ernest Alfred

Ordinary Seaman J/30841, HMS ‘Hampshire’, Royal Navy. Lost when the armoured cruiser was mined off the Orkneys 5 June 1916. Aged 18. Son of James Hunter & Adelaide Susan Tuck of 58, Teville Road, Worthing,. No known grave. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea.

TUCK

Herbert Frederick

Private TF/2061, 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd, Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 9 August 1915. Aged 15. Son of Mr & Mrs Tuck of Teville Terrace, Worthing. Borne and enlisted in Worthing. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

TUCKER

Arthur Haines

Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Brigade. 14th Light Division. Formerly with the 1/4th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action near Ypres 16 October 1917. Aged 36. Son of Edward & Florence Tucker of Worthing. Husband of Hilda Tucker of ‘Belfort’ Liverpool Gardens, Worthing. Steyning Parish War memorial under Royal Sussex Regiment. Employed as an architect in Chapel Road. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium

TULLETT

Walter

Possibly Gunner 78295, Royal Field Artillery (Worthing Gazette transferred to the Labour Corps. Son of Walter & Lucy Tullett. Born in West Hoathly. No other details.

TURNER

Ernest James

Clerk 290196, Number 5 Aircraft repair depot, Royal Air Force. Died of influenza at home 2 October 1918. Aged 43. Son of James & Marion Turner. Husband of Annie Turner of ‘Hova’ House, South Fram Road, Worthing. Broadwater Parish Church Memorial Buried in Ocklynge Cemetery, Eastbourne.

TURNHAM

Donald Cameron Corbett

Private 20610, 6th Battalion, The York & Lancaster Regiment. 11th Division. Died of wounds 21 July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Walter & Emma Turnham of 4, Elm Terrace, Tarring Road, West Worthing. Native of Stone near Aylesbury, Bucks. Born Stone and enlisted in Oxford Heene Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Agny Military Cemetery.

TURRELL

Charles Samuel

Private G/52923, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers 29th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 9 October 1917. Aged 25. Husband of Mrs Lilian M Turrell of Worthing. Son of Thomas & Ellen Turrell of Old Shoreham. Born in Shoreham and enlisted in Chichester. Heene Parish Church War Memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.

TUTT

Archibald

Gunner. 49416, 117th Battery, 26th Brigade, The Royal Field Artillery Killed in action near Flers 3 November 1916. Former Worthing Police Constable. Born in West Devonport, Australia. Enlisted in St. Leonard’s. Buried in Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers.

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