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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Chris Comber 2004

The Poynings Parish Church War Memorial for 1914-1918. Wooden board inside the parish Church. There are four Surnames & Christian names for World War 1.


Ernest Charles

Private L/8455, 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment attached to the Indian Army. Died in captivity in Mesopotamia 5th November 1916. Aged 29. Regular Soldier. Part of a 1st Battalion signals unit captured at Kut el Amara. Son of Charles & Amelia Jane Hollingdale of Poynings Street, Poynings. Born in Pycombe & enlisted in Hurstpierpoint. Buried in Bagdhad North Gate Cemetery Iraq. 8


Thomas Oliver

Private G/8224, 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at Polygon Wood, near Ypres 25th September 1917. Son of George & Rosina Newell of Dyke Cottages, The Dyke, Small Dole. Husband of Mrs. Alice Newell of Aldingbourne. Born in Worth & enlisted in Chichester. Included on Aldingbourne Parish Church War Memorial Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR.30


Charles Peter

Corporal G/25231, 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division Killed in action 21st September 1918. Born in Epsom, Surrey and enlisted in Brighton. Buried in Villers Hill British Cemetery, Villers Guislain F. 407


Frank Luther

Corporal G/2170, 8th Pioneer Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 18th Division. Died of wounds 9th May 1918. Aged 32. Son of Henry Walter & Caroline Tyler of Poynings. Born in Poynings & enlisted in Worthing. Employee of Lancing College and included in The Lancing College Memorial Book. Buried in Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension F. 209

13 September 2004

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