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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Chris Comber

The Memorial tablet is in the Parish Church

BISHOP Joseph Edward

Able Seaman Sussex Z/442, 'Nelson' Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed near Thiepval 22nd October 1916 Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel F.701

BRYANT Frederick James

No further information currently. Not listed with Royal Sussex as on W.M. Private. Died 2nd November 1917

BUTLER Alfred George

Private G.10245 10th Battalion, The Royal West Kent Regiment. 41st Division. Died of wounds near Ypres. 31st July 1917 aged 40 Son of Alfred & Harriett Butler of Icklesham. Born in Icklesham and enlisted in Maidstone, Kent Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B.11.

COOMBER Gilbert Ernest

Private TF.240892, 1/5th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division. Died of wounds in Italy 24th August 1918. Aged 24. Son of William & Alice Coomber of 'The Laurels', Icklesham Enlisted in Hastings. Buried in Barenthal Cemetery, Italy It.1

FURNER James Levie

Private 45632, 19th.Battalion The Royal Welsh Fusiliers 40th.Division. Killed in action 12th.September 1916 aged 41 Son of Mrs. Paine of Crutches Farm, Icklesham. Born in Udimore. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery. F.423

KENWARD James Arthur

Private T4/092693, Royal Army Service Corps. 535th Heavy Transport Company Died at home 22nd October 1918 Born in Wittersham, Kent. Also Northiam Parish Memorial. Buried in Northiam Cemetery. (W.M. Kenwood)


Gunner 125580, 108th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action near Ypres 25th.October 1917 Born in New Romney, Kent and enlisted in Lydd. Next of kin Hamstreet, Ashford, Kent. Buried in Canada Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium B.12 (W.M.A. Laurence)


Lance Corporal G.2547, 8th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action near Montauban 1st July 1916. Born in Hailsham and enlisted in Rye. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz F.397

SARGENT Frederick George

Private 7999369, 15th Battalion The Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) 3rd Brigade. 1st Canadian Division. Killed in action 9th March 1918. Aged 28. Son of Philip and Charlotte Sargent of Tokes Farm, Icklesham. Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension. F.161

SLY George

Lance Corporal 3/5205, 1st Battalion The Hampshire Regiment 29th Division. Killed in action 12th October 1916. Aged 36. Son of George & Elizabeth Sly of Denmead, Hampshire Husband of Margaret Mary Sly of Winchelsea. Enlisted Hastings. Connection with Icklesham unknown. Born Denmead. Buried in Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel F.701

SLY John

Private 15063, 14th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Becourt Ridge 3rd September 1916. Son of George & Elizabeth Sly of Denmead, Hampshire. Born in Denmead, Hampshire. Enlisted in Portsmouth. Next of kin, Cosham, Hampshire. Buried in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel F.339

4 May 2004

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