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ITCHEN STOKE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2006

The Itchen Stoke War memorial is to be found within St. Mary's Church, Itchen Stoke, Winchester, Hampshire. It takes the form of a nowy headed, brass plaque, with inscription in relief and a moline cross in relief at the top centre of the plaque. There are five names listed for World War 1 only.

Photograph Copyright © Lorraine Boardman 2012

TO HONOUR THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF ITCHEN STOKE WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

ANDREWS Stanley [William]

Ordinary Seaman J/20822, H.M.S. Bulwark, Royal Navy. Killed when his ship was sunk 26 November 1914. Aged 19. Born 8 November 1895 in Carnarvon (sic). Son of William Andrews, of New House Farm, The Grange, Alresford, Hants. Farm Labourer before enlisting. Enlisted 8 November 1893 for 12 years, heiught 5 feet 2 inches, chest 35 inches, brown hair, brown eyes, fresh complexion. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Capul Graig, Canarvon (sic), son of William Andrews, resident Abbotstone Down Cottage, Alresford, Itchen Stoke, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 3.

GRAINGER Charles Edward Gordon

Lance Corporal 25488, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 31 July 1917. Aged 32. Son of Edward and Lucy Ruth Grainger, of Itchen Stoke; husband of Ellen Frances Grainger, of Itchen Stoke, Manchester. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Itchen Stoke, a Bank Clerk, son of Lucy berha Grainger (a widow), resident 144 Itchen Stoke Alresford, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 53.

MUNDY Arthur

Private 3726, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. Killed in action 18 December 1914. Aged 32. Born and resident Alresford, Hants, enlisted Winchester, Hants. Son of William and Sarah Mundy, of 157, Water Lane, Itchen Stoke, Alresford, Hants. Attested 14 January 1901, aged 20 years 9 months at Winchester, a Carter, resident Itchen Stoke, Alresford, Hampshire, served in South Africa 7 February 1902 to 6 October 1902 with Scots Guards attached to Mounted Infantry. Height 5 feet 8¼ inches, weight 127 lbs, chest 36-37½ inches. fresh complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Released from service 14 January 1904, re-enlisted 13 January 1913 for four years. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1.

WOODWARD Wilfred

Lance Corporal 26048, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 15 October 1916. Aged 26. Born Alresford, Winchester, enlisted Winchester. Son of Ellen J. Smith (formerly Woodward), of Shipton Farm Cottages, Woodstock, Oxon, and the late Charles Woodward. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Winchester, Hampshire, stepson of William and Ellen Vokes, resident Cottage in Village, Itchen Stoke, Alresford, Hampshire. Formerly 14th Reserve Cavalry Regiment. Buried in BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row F. Grave 10.

WOODWARD Harry

Private 2676, 1st/4th (Territorial Force) Battalion [2nd/4th on CWGC], Hampshire Regiment. Died on service in mesopotmia 30 June 1916. Born Cheriton, Hampshire, enlisted Pitt, Hampshire. enlisted Winchester. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Cheriton, Hampshire, stepson of William and Ellen Vokes, resident Cottage in Village, Itchen Stoke, Alresford, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India. Face D.

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."

Last updated 21 November, 2019

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