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WORTHING ST ANDREW'S BOY SCHOOL MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber (WW1) and Martin Edwards (WW2) 2020

The memorials are to be found within St Andrew's Boy School, Worthing. There are 29 names listed for World War 2. Both memorials take the form of brass plaques mounted on a single backboard.

Photograph Copyright © Harry Amey 2020

ST ANDREWS BOYS' SCHOOL
IN MEMORY
OF THE FORMER SCHOLARS OF
THIS SCHOOL QWHO LAID DOWN THEIR
LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY

1914 WAR MEMORIAL 1919

ALDRED

William [Henry]

Private 21307, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Died of wounds 16 October 1916. Aged 27. Son of Mr H & Mrs L Aldred of Worthing. Born 15 November 1899, and enlisted, in Worthing. Formerly Royal Sussex Regiment. Also commemorated on St Pauls Church Memorial. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 25 October 1897, resident Penny Street, Crescent Road, Worthing, left 4 November 1903 to become a Shop Boy. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L'Abbe. See also Worthing Memorial

AYLING

Rodwell Thomas

Corporal SD/1249, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 28 February 1917. Aged 18. Resident of 19, Clifton Road, Worthing. Born 2 July 1896 in St Andrews, Worthing, and enlisted in Worthing. Admiited to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 21 August 1899, resident 17, Clifton Road, Worthing, left 12 September 1916. Buried in Railway Dugouts Transport Farm Cemetery Zillebeke, Belgium. See also Worthing Memorial

BEDFORD

Sidney

Private G/7927, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 31 August 1916. Born 16 August 1893 Worthing, Sussex, enlisted London. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Worthing, Sussex, son of William and LAice Bedford, resident 6, Cresent Road, Worthing, East Preston, Sussex. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 28 January 1901, son of William Bedford, resident Crescent Road, Worthing, left 27 September 1907. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Worthing, Sussex, a Draper's Assistant at 29 Pembroke Street, St Ebbes, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Buried in London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval, Somme, France. Plot 10. Row D. Grave 51.

BRAKE

Frank [Gilbert]

Private TF/200972, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 34th Division. Died of wounds on the Marne 27 July 1918. Aged 25. Son of Alfred Henry & Alice Brake of Newcastle House, Worthing. Born 22 November 1892, and enlisted, in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 29 March 1897, resident 1, Newcastle Terrace, Worthing, left 2 October 1908. Buried in Verberie French National Cemetery. See also Worthing Memorial

CHAMBERLAIN

Alfred Edward

[Listed as Alfred Edwin CHAMBERLAIN on St Andrews School memorial] Warrant Telegraphist 1st Class WTS/90, H.M.S. 'Dalhousie,' Royal Naval Reserve attached to H.M.S. 'Dragonfly,' Mesopotamian Naval River Units. Died of typhoid fever in Military Hospital in Basra 18 February 1918. Born 9 December 1894. Son of Mr & Mrs Chamberlain of Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 8 September 1908, resident 4, Brunswick Road, Worthing, left 21 December 1908. Buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot I. Row H. Grave 7. Also commemorated on Heene Parish Church War Memorial and also Worthing Memorial

CHILTON

Wilfred

Guardsman 8157, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. 1st Division. Killed in action near Fleurbaix 25 February 1915. Born 11 November 1895 in Brighton and enlisted in Liverpool. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 19 October 1903, son of Wilfried Chilton, resident 42, St. Dunstan's Road, Worthing, left 22 September 1905, formerly at Tarring School. Buried in Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery, Fleurbaix. See also Worthing Memorial

COUSENS

Alfred Bert

[Listed as COUSINS on St Andrews School memorial and in school log book] Private 51729, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 21st Division. Killed in action 21 August 1918. Aged 19. Son of George Albert & Flower Cousens of 320, Ham Road, Worthing. Born 20 May 1899, and enlisted, in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing 9 January 1911, son of George Cousins, resident East Work Building, Ham Road, Worthing, left 9 May 1913. No known grave. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial. See also Worthing Memorial

CULLEN

Sydney Thomas

Private G/15889 13th Battalion, 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 1 May 1898 in Worthing and enlisted in Horsham. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 30 April 1903, son of Thomas Cullen, resident 9 Workford Terrace, 13, Pavilion Road, Worthing, left 9 October 1902, previousdly educated at London Road School, Southend. Employee of the West Sussex Education Office. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. See also Worthing Memorial

DUFFIELD

Douglas Leonard

[Listed as Leonard Douglas DUFFIELD on memorial] Private 5518, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. 58th Division (Pioneers). Killed in action on the Somme 1 November 1916. Aged 22. Son of William & Annie Duffield of Worthing. Born 2 July 1893 in Worthing and enlisted in Chichester. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 15 October 1900, guardian Mrs Poulson, resident 25, Ashdown Road, Worthing, left 2 October 1908. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. See also Worthing Memorial

FINCH

William Lionel

Private SD/1683, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action on the opening day of the German Spring offensive 21 March 1918. Aged 21. Son of William Henry & Hannah Finch of ‘Sunnydene’ 24, Harrow Road, West Worthing. Born 23 April 1898 in Leatherhead and enlisted in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 29 August 1910, son of William Henry Finch, resident Kingswood, Higham Ev, Worthing, left 1 August 1913, formerly Elm Grove School. No known grave. Commemorated on The Pozieres Memorial. See also Worthing Memorial

GOWER

Alfred [M]

Private TF/2923, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died of diphtheria in base hospital in Cairo, Egypt 17 May 1916. Aged 20. Son of Alfred & Caroline Gower of 62, Tarring Road, Worthing. Born 21 April 1896. Enlisted in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 11 April 1904, resident 62, Tarring Road, Worthing, left 27 October 1910. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. See also Worthing Memorial

GRAND

Sidney James George

Private TF/1678, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Wounded at Sulva Bay and died in military hospital in Alexandria, Egypt 11 October 1915. Aged 20. Son of John & Laura Grand of Treveor Stables, Victoria Road, Worthing. Born 12 April 1895 in Goring and enlisted in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 13 March 1899, readmitted 7 April 1902, resident 2, Union Place, Worthing, left 14 May 1909 (also listed as 25 January 1904 and 28 March 1907). Buried in Alexandria (Chatby) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. See also Worthing Memorial

HARRIS

Jack

Private TF/200977, 1st/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action in Palestine 20 March 1918. Aged 20. Son of Mrs A I Tatham of 18, Le Franc Road, Worthing. Born 29 April 1897, and enlisted, in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 2 September 1907, son of Fred Harris, resident 34, Lanfranc Road, Worthing, left 23 December 1908 to go to Great Sussex Road. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Palestine. See also Worthing Memorial

HART

Felix Albert

Bombardier 51720, ‘S’ Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 11 April 1917. Aged 29. Son of Edwin & Annie Hart of Worthing. Born 31 March 1888 in Worthing and enlisted in Brighton. Emigrated to Canada before the war & returned to enlist in the Royal Horse Artillery in 1909. Regular Gunner. Formerly a Carpenter by trade. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 1 February 1897, resident 13, Newland Road, Worthing, left 15 May 1902, formerly at Christ Church School. No known grave. Commemorated on The Basra Memorial, Iraq. See also Worthing Memorial

HEATHER

Stanley [George]

Private G/1595, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Hooge 14 February 1916. Aged 26. Husband of Elsie Harriett Heather of 56, London Street, Worthing. Born 14 December 1888, and enlisted, in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 14 February 1899, resident Tarring Road, Worthing, left 24 October 1902, formerly Holy Trinity School. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. See also Worthing Memorial

HILLYER

Horace George

Private L/8760, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Cuinchy 1 January 1915. Aged 23. Son of William Henry & Fanny Hillyer of 10, Anglesey Street, Worthing. Regular. Born 31 March 1891 in St Paul’s and enlisted in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 18 April 1898, resident 3, Anglesea Street, Worthing, left 28 July 1905, formerly Trinity School. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial. See also Worthing Memorial

LLOYD

John Irish

Private 20000, 8th Battalion, 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 30 April 1890 in Holford, Bridgewater, Somerset and enlisted in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 16 October 1899, son of Alfred Lloyd, resident North Court Road, Worthing, left 29 July 1904, went to Brighton Tech. Also commemorated on Broadwater Parish Church Memorial. Buried in Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy le Preux. See also Worthing Memorial

LOCKE

Edward Yorke

Private 12673, "C" Company, 7th Battalion, 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 20 June 1894 in Dulwich and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 1906, son of Edwin Locke, resident 23, London Street, Worthing, formerly at Arundel. Buried in Menin Road Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. Plot III. Row C. Grave 9. See also Worthing Memorial

MANWARING

Reginald Charles

Private SD/1711, 12th Battalion, 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 Loos Memorial. See also Worthing Memorial

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. Born 1 October 1890. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 25 April 1898, resident 57, Ashdown Road, Worthing, left 28 July 1905 for Great Brighton Tech. School to train as an Electrician, formerly at Boy's National School. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. See also Worthing Memorial

PASKINS

Henry Arthur aka Harry

Private TD/2082, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd. Division. Wounded at Suvla Bay and died at sea 19 August 1915. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Paskin of Wenban Road, Worthing. Buried at sea. Born 4 November 1895 in Hove and enlisted in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 9 August 1900, resident 5, Wenban Road, Worthing, formerly Richmond Road School. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. See also Worthing Memorial

PIERRE

Harry [Archibald]

[Listed as Herbert PIERRE on memorial] Private 158666, 18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment) 4th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action on the Somme 15 September 1916. Aged 20. Born 18 February 1896. Son of Leon Alexandre & Mary Elizabeth Pierre of 17, The High Street, West Tarring. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 8 September 1908, son of Leon Pierre, resident Half Moon, Salvington, Worthing, left 30 July 1909 to go to Durrington School, formerly at Salvington School. No known grave. Commemorated on The Vimy memorial. Also commemorated on West Tarring Parish Church Memorial and also Worthing Memorial

PITT

[Vio] Douglas Wallace

[Most records efer to him as Vio Douglas Wallace Pitt] Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds 24 August 1916 received atmmamets Wood 18 August 1916. Aged 24. Born 18 November 1891. Eldest son of Captain T. W. W, & Mrs Naomi Agnes Pitt of Bath House, Broadwater, Worthing. Battalion, intelligence officer. Formerly with the H.A.C. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 6 January 1902, son of Wallace Pitt, resident Bath House, Broadwater, Worthing, left 20 March 1908. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born brighton, Sussex, son of Thomas W W and Naomi A Pitt, resident Broadwater, Worthing, East Preston, Sussex. Buried in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 2. Also commemorated on Broadwater Parish Church Memorial and also Worthing Memorial

RIEKIE

David Thomas

Private 814816, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Killed in action during an attach on Vimy Ridge 9 April 1917. Born 21 August 1894 in Lowes (sic - Lewes), England. Son of Thomas R and Bessie Riekie, of 8, London Road, Bognor. Clerk by trade. Unmarried. Attested 6 March 1916 in Ottowa, Ontario, Canada, aged 22, a Clerk by trade, height 5 feet 11¾ inches, weight 150 lbs, chest 36½-39½ inches, medium complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Embarked Halifax, Nova Scotia 26 September 1916, disembarked Liverpool 6 October 1916. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 27 August 1906, son of Thomas Riekie, resident 125, Clifton Road, Worthing, left 25 July 1911. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Refernce: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8273 - 62

SKINNER

Arthur [F]

Private TF/200068, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Division. Died of disease in military hospital on Malta 12 March 1918. Aged 23. Third son of Mrs P. Skinner of 61, Tarring Road, Worthing. Born 25 November 1894, and enlisted, in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 30 October 1897, resident 2, Tarring Road. Buried in Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta. See also Worthing Memorial

SMART

Percy

Private PO/1946/S, 3rd Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died of influenza after the war in Royal Naval Hospital, Mudros, Lemnos, 16 December 1918. Aged 22. Born 19 June 1896 in West Tarring. Son of Arthur Robert & Louisa Smart of Windmill House, South Street, West Tarring, Worthing. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born West Tarring, Sussex, son of Arthur R and Louisa Smart, resident Windmill House, South Street, Hove Terrace, West Tarring, East Preston, Sussex. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born West Tarring, Sussex, a Baker, son of Arthur Robert and Louisa Smart, resident Windmill House, South Street, Hove Terrace, West Tarring, East Preston, Sussex. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 11 April 1904, son of Arthur Smart, resident Windmill House, Tarring, left 29 July 1910. Enlisted 9 January 1917 height 5 feet 11¼ inches, fair complexion, blue eyes, fair hair. Buried in Portianos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece. Grave 352. Also commemorated on West Tarring Parish Church Memorial and also Worthing Memorial

SPRATT

Christopher [Templar]

Able Seaman Sussex Z/485, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Reserve. Admitted to 18th General Hospital 25 January 1917, transferred to Hospital Ship Warilda 26 January 1917, transferred to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester 29 January 1917, died from cellulitis (a potentially serious infection of the deeper layers of skin) 12 February 1917. Aged 27. Born 23 August 1889. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 1900, son of James Spratt. Address on enlisting 87, Westcourt Road, Worthing. Religious denomination Church of England. A Solicitor's Clerk at enlistment. Height 5 feet 9 inches, chest 35-38 inches, fair complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes. Wife (Remarried) Mrs. Edith W. (formerly Spratt, nee Green) Neal, Victoria House, Northcourt Road, Worthing, married January to March Quarter 1912 in East Preston Registration District, Sussex. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Stretham, London, visiting James William and Lily Brough Hacker at 12, York Road, Worthing, East Preston, Sussex. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Streatham, Surrey, son of Elizabeth Spratt, resident 87 Westcourt Road, Worthing, Sussex. Buried in Goring Churchyard, Goring, Sussex.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1917:

SPRATT Christopher Templer of 87 Westcourt-road Worthing died 12 February 1917 at 2nd Western General Hospital Stockport Cheshire Probate London 22 May to Edith Winifred Spratt widow. Effects £387 15s. 1d.

STEERE

Archibald George aka Archie

Able Seaman J/9420, H.M.S. Lynx, Royal Navy. 4th Destroyer Flotilla, Grand Fleet. Lost when the Destroyer was mined in the Moray Forth 9 August 1915. Aged 21. Born 11 August 1894 in Worthing. Son of James Blann & Emily Alice Steere of 37, Gloucester Place, Worthing; brother of Alice M Steere, of 37, Gloucester Place, Worthing, Sussex. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 29 August 1898, resident 29, Gloucester Place, Worthing, formerly Graham Road School. In the 1901 census hye was aged 6, born Worthing, Sussex, son of James B and Emily A Steere, resident 37, Gloster Place, Worthing, East Preston, Sussex. Enlisted 11 August 1912 for 12 years, occupation Seaman, height 5 feet 10½ inches. chest 37 inches, brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. See also Worthing Memorial

TAYLOR

Charles [Herbert]

Lance Corporal SD/551, 11th Battalion, 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 12 April 1897 in Forest Hill and enlisted in London. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 16 April 1907, son of William Taylor, resident 1, Southview Terrace, Rowlands Road, West Worthing, left 16 October 1908, formerly Sydenham Hill Road School. In the 1911 census he aged 13, born Forest Hill, Kent, at school, son of William and Jessie Taylor, resident 1, Southview Terrace, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. See also Worthing Memorial

THOMAS

Maurice

Private TF/1715 1/4th Battalion, 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 Born 4 April 1897 in St. Andrews and enlisted in Worthing. Buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla, Gallipoli. See also Worthing Memorial

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 1, page 348:

THOMAS, MAURICE, Private, No. 1715, 1/4th (Service) Battn. the Royal Sussex Regt. (T.F.), s. of the late Thomas Henry Thomas, of Worthing, by his wife, Ellen (11, Stanhope Road, Worthing), dau. of William Knight, of Washington, Sussex ; b. Worthing, co. Sussex, 4 April, 1897 ; educ. St. Andrew's Higher Grade School there, and on leaving became a messenger boy at the Worthing G.P.O. and had passed his examinations for the staff when war broke out. He had joined the Royal Sussex Territorials, 14 Aug. 1913; was called up 4 Aug. 1914, and volunteered for foreign service, and left England for the Dardanelles in July, 1915. He was attd. to the machine-gun section of his battn., landed at Sulva Bay, 8 Aug. and was killed in action there four days later, 12 Aug. 1915, as his battn. was retiring after being relieved from the front trenches. The Turks opened a heavy machine-gun fire on them, and he was hit and killed almost immediately. He was buried where he fell at Anafarta Sagir, 1.20-000-105H, near Track to Chocolate Hill between 4-7 p.m. He was a prominent member of the Holy Trinity Church Lads' Naval Brigade.

TUCK

Charles Ernest Alfred

Ordinary Seaman J/30841, H.M.S. 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; brother of Herbert frederick Clarnence Tuck (below). Born 27 April 1898 in Mitcham, Lodnon. Baptised 5 June 1898 in West Croydon, Christ Church, Broad Green, Surrey, son of James Hunter and Adeline Sarah Tuck, resident Church Lane, Beddington, Surrey. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 9 November 1903, readmitted 1 April 1905, left town 3 April 1905, son of James Tuck, resident "Crewkerne,", Northcourt Road, Worthing, then 8 Seville Terrace, Seville Road, Worthing, left 26 April 1912, formerly at school in Croydon. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Beddington, Surrey, at school, son of James Hunter and Adeline Sarah Tuck, resident 8 Teville Terrace Teville Road, Worthing, Sussex. Enlisted 27 April 1916 for 12 years, sailor on T.S. Warspite, height 5 feet 5½ inches, chest 33 inches, fair hair, grey eyes, fair complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. See also Worthing Memorial

TUCK

Herbert Frederick [Clarence]

Private TF/2061, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd, Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay 9 August 1915. Aged 15. Son of James Hunter & Adelaide Susan Tuck of 58, Teville Road, Worthing; brother of Charles Ernest Alfred Tuck (above). Born 28 December 1899 in Beddington, Sussex, enlisted in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 9 November 1903, readmitted 8 April 1907, left town 28 March 1907, son of James Tuck, resident "Crewkerne,", Northcourt Road, Worthing, formerly at school in Croydon. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, born Beddington, Surrey, at school, son of James Hunter and Adeline Sarah Tuck, resident 8 Teville Terrace Teville Road, Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. See also Worthing Memorial

WADE

[Frank] Hayward

Bugler 10139 2nd. Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 5th Division. Wounded in action at Le Cateau and died on the 27 August 1914. Grave abandoned. Son of Mr & Mrs G, Wade of ‘Ivy Villa’ Browning Road, Worthing. Mr G. Wade was a former regular with the KOYLI. Born 2 July 1895 at Tipton Park, London and enlisted in Brighton. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 20 October 1902, son of George Wade, resident Clayton Villa, The Brink, West Worthing, left 10 February 1905, formerly educated at Sompting. No known grave. Commemorated on the La Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial. See also Worthing Memorial

WAKEFIELD

Thomas [Harry]

Sapper 18146, 6th, Divisional Signals Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 4 December 1917. Aged 29 Son of John Tailby Wakefield & Phoebe Jane Wakefield of 87, Clifton Road, Worthing. Born 28 August 1888 in Pimlico and enlisted in Brighton. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 21 September 1901, son of John Wakefield, resident 4, North Court Road, Worthing, left 25 July 1902, previously educated at St Martin's, London. Buried in Ribecourt British Cemetery. See also Worthing Memorial

WEBB

Leslie [Allen George Cameron]

Private G/1617, 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Pioneer Battalion, 18th Division. Killed in action near Bazentin le Petit 13 July 1916. Aged 30 Son of Allan & Frances Webb of ‘Thornberry’ Durrington. Born 24 December 1885 in Bosham and enlisted in Worthing. Admitted to St Andrew Higher Grade / Secondary Boys School, Worthing, 27 February 1899, resident Salvington, left 25 July 1902. No known grave. Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial. Also commemorated on Durrington Parish Church War Memorials and also Worthing Memorial

1939 WAR MEMORIAL 1945
AMEY Dennis [George]

Leading Seaman P/JX153608, H.M.S. Victory. In 1943 he was on active service on board H.M.S. Manchester when he contracted Tuberculosis and was invalided back to the United Kingdom where he eventually died from his illness at the shore base H.M.S. Victory, 14 July 1943. Aged 22. Born 12 March 1921 in Woking. Attended St Andrews High School in Worthing. Joined the Navy as a boy recruit in 1936. Son of George Albert and Hilda Florence Amy, of Worthing. Cremated and commemorated at BRIGHTON (WOODVALE) BOROUGH CREMATORIUM, Sussex. Panel 1. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.

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AUSTIN Leslie
No further information currently available. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
BOGGIS Alan John
Ordinary Seaman P/SD/X 1247, H.M.S. Exmouth, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died at sea 21 January 1940. Born 10 May 1919 in Birmingham. Son of William and Daisy Boggis, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 44, Column 3. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
BROWN Ronald Percival

Company Quartermaster Sergeant 1990893, 721 Artisan Works Company, Royal Engineers. Died 7 November 1943. Aged 48. Born 15 December 1894 in Karachi, Bombay (Pakistan), India, and baptised 9 January 1895 in Karachi, St Patrick, Bombay. Resident Sussex. Son of Capt. Robert Partridge Brown and Martha Brown; husband of Mary Brown. No known grave. Commemorated on BROOKWOOD 1939-1945 MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 4. Column 3. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1944:

BROWN Ronald Percival of 7 High-street Tarring West Worthing died 7 November 1943 on war service Probate Llandudno 5 July to Barclays Bank Limited. Effects £1641 19s. 10d.

CAMPBELL A R
No further information currently available. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
CARTER Alfred
No further information currently available. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
COX Cyril Austin
Stoker 1st Class P/KX 106938, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Died 24 May 1941. Aged 24. Son of Thomas Charles and Beatrice May Cox; husband of Marian Cox, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 55, Column 1. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
CRIPPS John [Vincent George]
Gunner 872693, 12 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 8 July 1942. Aged 23. Son of Vincent George Cripps, and of Harriet Laura Cripps, of West Worthing, Sussex. Buried in SAI WAN WAR CEMETERY, China, (including Hong Kong). Plot VII. Row A. Grave 1. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
DAVIES Edward
No further information currently available
DAVIES James
No further information currently available. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
DENYER Victor [George]
Sergeant S/57375, 114 Petrol Depot, Royal Army Service Corps. Died as a result of an accident 23 February 1944. Aged 24. Born and resident Sussex. Birth registered in the July to September Quarter 1919 in East Preston registration District, Sussex. Buried in BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA, Algeria. Plot V. Row F. Grave 6. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
FEEST Edward
Private 14424554, 7th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 3 August 1944. Aged 18. Son of Roberts Baden Powell Feest and Alice May Feest, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 12. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
GLADMAN Jasper
No further information currently available. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
HEAD Roy [Eric]
Lance Bombardier 14269906, 360 Bty., 110 Lt. A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 13 August 1944 Aged 20. Son of William John and Agnes Wingfield Head, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot XVI. Row B. Grave 3. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
LEWIS Gordon [E]
No further information currently available. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
MERRITT Kenneth jesse
Flight Lieutenant 115611, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5 October 1944. Aged 24. Son of Jesse and Elizabeth Merritt, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried in MAYNAMATI WAR CEMETERY, Bangladesh. Plot 4. Row F. Grave 15. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
MILNER Charles [Henry]
Leading Airman FAA/FX. 77298, H.M.S. Goshawk (S.S. Almeda Star), Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Died 17 January 1941. Aged 20. Son of Ebenezer Lyle Milner and Clara Annie Milner, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 2, Panel 2. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
MORTON Edward [James]

Lance Corporal T/183495, 3rd Armoured Brigade Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Missing in Cyrenaica, Middle East, 7 April 1941. Aged 23. Born and resident Sussex. Son of George Samuel and Winifred Ada Morton, of West Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 73. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1943:

MORTON Edward James of 116 Grand-avenue Worthing died 7 April 1941 on war service Administration (with Will) Llandudno 9 October to Mollie Rose Morton spinster. Effects £1219 16s. 9d.

NEWHAM Alfred
[Listed a NEWNHAM on the town memorial] No further information currently available. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
ORCHARD Frederick [James]
Seaman C/X 19559A, H.M.S. Vesper, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 10 December 1939. Son of Mr. E. Orchard, of West Worthing, Sussex. No nown grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 34, Column 1. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
ORCHARD George [Charles]
Ordinary Seaman P/SD/X 1254, H.M.S. Acasta, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 8 June 1940. Aged 19. Son of Ernest John and Florence Bertha Orchard, of West Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 44, Column 3. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
PAINTER Graham
Sergeant 1441244, The Glider Pilot Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died between 25 September 1944 and 26 September 1944. Aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Painter, of West Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on GROESBEEK MEMORIAL, Gelderland, Netherlands. Panel 8. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
PUTTICK William [Francis]
Stoker 1st Class P/KX 100480, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Died 24 May 1941. Aged 20. Son of William John and Hettie Louise Puttick, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 55, Column 2. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
ROSSER Dennis [Sydney]
Gunner 871459, 113 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 30 October 1943. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thomas Rosser; husband of Rose Dorothy Irene Rosser, of Ipswich, Suffolk. Buried in SALERNO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot III. Row C. Grave 30. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
RUSSELL Denis [Henry]
[Listed as Dennis on memorial] Aircraftman 2nd Class 1851278, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 July 1943. Buried in WORTHING (DURRINGTON) CEMETERY, Sussex. Section 7. Row 5. Grave 2. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
SAVILLE Edward [Clapham]

Leading Air mechanic AA/FX. 76419, H.M.S. Avenger, Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Died at sea 15 November 1942. Born 25 June 1920 in Ripon, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Bay 3, Panel 4. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.

SEABOURNE John [Sydney]
Listed as James Seabourne on memorial] Private 6403916, 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 25 January 1941. Aged 25. Son of Sidney E. and Alice Rosa Seabourne, of Worthing, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on KHARTOUM MEMORIAL, Sudan. Panel 1. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.
SMITH James

No further information currently available. Also commemorated on Worthing War Memorial.

WOOD Ernest
No further information currently available.

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