World War 1 &
2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2017
memorial is to be found in West Lane, Stoborough. It takes the form
of a brick shelter, housing a water pump and the war memorial.
Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2017
In memory of
Seaman London Z/7965, H.M.S. "Erin", Royal Naval Volunteer
Reserve. Died 3 September 1918. Aged 18. Son of John Henry and Susan
Burgess, of Stoborough, Wareham. Buried in WAREHAM CEMETERY, Dorset.
Plot B. Row E. Grave 7.
75314, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 24 March 1918. Aged
19. Son of Alfred J. and Lucy Fry, of Hill View Furzebrook, Wareham,
Dorset. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais,
France. Bay 3.
4639, 2nd/1st Bucks Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light
Infantry. Died 29 November 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G.
Gould, of Arne, Wareham; husband of Fanny Cook (formerly Gould),
of Yew Cottage, Lytchett Matravers, Poole, Dorset. Buried in POZIERES
BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Plot II.
Row G. Grave 5.
20341, 6th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Aged 31. Killed in
action in Palestine 28 December 1917. Born Arne, Dorset, resident
Upper Parkestone, Dorset, enlisted Poole, Dorset. Son of Joseph
and Caroline Green, of Stoborough, Wareham, Dorset; husband of Elsie
Jane Green, of Brindley, Library Rd., Upper Parkstone, Dorset. Formerly
12885, Dorsetshire Regiment. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel
and Palestine (including Gaza). Section F. Grave 36.
37193, 13th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died 5 January 1917.
Aged 37. Son of the late William and L. Hill, of Arne, Wareham,
Dorset; husband of the late Edith Hill (nee Roberts). Buried in
PLYMOUTH (EFFORD) CEMETERY, Devon. Church Row C. Grave 4944.
8261, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 17 November 1914.
Aged 25. Son of Julia Miller, of Stoborough, Wareham, Dorset, and
the late Joseph Miller. Buried in BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot
III. Row D. Grave 3.
10284, 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 21 August 1915.
Aged 19. Son of Eliza Ann Richards, of Furzebrook, Wareham. No known
grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli).
Panel 137 to 140.
3/7675, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment.
Died 11 August 1918. Aged 33. Son of Richard and Emily Slade, of
Furzebrook, Wareham; husband of Mrs. M. E. Slade, of Frome Hollow,
Westport, Wareham, Dorset. Buried in BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY,
Somme, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 26.
26751, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 8 May 1918. Aged
36. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Welsh, of Church Knowle, Corfe, Dorset;
husband of Lily Lumber (formerly Welsh), of Furzebrook, Wareham,
Dorset. Buried in KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 8.
1st Class P/KX 179319, H.M.S. "Quorn ", Royal Navy. Died
3 August 1944. Aged 19. Son of John and Beatrice Diment, of Wareham,
Dorsetshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL,
Hampshire. Panel 85, Column 3.
Seaman, S.S. Benlawers (Leith), Merchant Navy. Died 6 October 1940.
Aged 29. Husband of Nellie Heard, of Stoborough, Dorsetshire. No
known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel
Corporal 5726099, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 9 April
1945. Aged 23. Son of Fredrick Cyril and Kate Marshallsay, of Stoborough,
Dorsetshire. Buried in SAGE WAR CEMETERY, Niedersachsen, Germany.
Plot 6. Row C. Grave 8.
Aircraftman 1410042, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9 April
1943. Aged 20. Son of Arthur Joseph and Margaret Payne, of Stoborough,
Dorsetshire. Buried in NORTH COTES (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD, Lincolnshire.
1780327, 170 Battery, 57 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died
26 December 1942. Aged 37. Son of Charles and Alice L. Samways,
of Stoborough, Dorsetshire. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel
and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot 3. Row C. Grave 9.
Corporal 6102513, 2/7th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West
Surrey). Died 18 January 1944. Aged 32. Commemorated on CASSINO
MEMORIAL, Italy . Panel 4.
2 June, 2018