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Sedlescombe Parish Council would be pleased to receive any further information to fill in gaps.

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-Name

Rank

Regiment

Age & date of death

Additional information

Cemetery

ADEANE, Henry Robert Augustus

Captain

Coldstream Guards

32, 02/11/1914

Son of Admiral Edward and Lady Edith Adeane;  husband of Victoria Eugenie Adeane of 1 Dean Trench St, Westminster, London

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

CARRICK, Owen – NAME ON MEMORIAL IN CHAPEL HILL CHURCH

Private

G/14919, “C” Coy, 1st bn., The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

38, 09/02/1917

Son of Charles and Catherine Carrick of Westfield, Sussex;  husband of Eva Izot Carrick of 25 East Street, Robertsbridge

Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu

COMBE, Boyce Anthony

Lieutenant

Royal Fusiliers 6th Bn. attd. 4th Bn

11/11/1914

 

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

ELLIS James

Not sure whether this is the correct person

NAME ALSO ON MEMORIAL IN CHAPEL HILL CHURCH

Private

Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

31/07/1917

Aged 34 son of James and H Ellis, 5 Alpha Place, Brede

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

GODMAN, Walter Williams Wynn

Second Lieutenant

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

19, 24/01/1915

Son of Bertha Godman of 59 Chester Square, Belgrave, London and the late Joseph Godman

Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue, France

ROWLANDSON, Christopher Anthony – not included in the CWGC Roll of Honour

 

 

 

 

 

MOORE, John Rushton

Major

Cheshire Regiment, 3rd Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

21/03/1918

Awarded MC

Arras Memorial, France

MOORE, Gillachrist

Second Lieutenant

Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Bn

20, 07/11/1914

Son of Norman Moore, M.D., F.R.C.P. (afterwards Sir Norman Moore, 1st Bart), and the late Mrs Norman Moore

 

MULLENS, Cyril John Ashley

Sub-Lieutenant

Royal Naval Air Service

18, 05/05/1916

Only son of Sir John A Mullens and lady Mullens, of 6 Belgrave Square, S.W.1, Born at Barrow Hills, Longcross, Chertsey, Surrey.  Educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge

Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent for members of the Royal Navy with no known grave

PARKER, John Bradbury

Captain

Royal Field Artillery R.A.Sect. Northern Command Depot (Ripon)

37, 19/11/1918

Son of William George and Eva Parker;  husband of C.M.M. Parker of 41 St Peter’s Road, Croydon, Surrey

St John the Baptist Churchyard, Sedlescombe

BARWICK, Edward Sidney

Private

Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 11th Bn

14/04/1917

 

Etaples Military Cemetery, France

BARROW William not identifiable on list

NAME ALSO ON MEMORIAL IN CHAPEL HILL CHURCH

 

 

 

 

 

BATEHUP, BERTRAM Henry

Rifleman

Rifle Brigade, 2nd Bn

27/05/1918

 

Soissons Memorial, France

BOXALL, Harry

Corporal

Middlesex Regiment , 2nd bn

21, 24/04/1918

Son of Henry and Mary Ann Boxall of Compasses Cottage, Staplecross, Sussex.  Native of Sedlescombe, Sussex

Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France

BRYANT, Charles – cannot tell which Charles Bryant, there are several on the Roll of Honour

 

 

 

 

 

BRYANT, Frederick Clarence

NAME ALSO ON MEMORIAL IN CHAPEL HILL CHURCH

Private

Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F., 1st Bn

22, 26/11/1918

Nationality – New Zealand.

Son of Albert Edward and Alice Elizabeth Bryant of School Hill, Sedlescombe

St John the Baptist Churchyard, Sedlescombe

CRAMP, Leonard

Private

Royal Sussex Regiment

31, 07/08/1916

Son of James and Frances Cramp of Brede, Sussex

Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, France

CRITTENDEN, FRANK

Gunner

Royal Garrison Artillery, 379th Siege Bty

33, 28/10/1918

Son of Samuel and Mary Crittenden of Chittlebirch, Staplecross, Sussex;  husband of the late Amy Crittenden.  Native of Sedlescombe, Sussex

Awoingt British Cemetery, France

DAWSON, REGINALD

Private

Royal Sussex Regiment, 11th Bn.

18, 26/09/1917

Son of Rebecca Dawson of Barrack Cottage, Sedlescombe

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

DENGATE, James (Jim)

see Dengate website for further details including a photo of Jim and another of his medals

Lance Corporal

Royal Sussex Regiment, 3rd Coy, 1st Bn

20, 14/09/1917 (baptised 08/08/1897 in St John the Baptist Church, Sedlescombe)

Son of James and Naomi Dengate of Sedlescombe, Sussex

Karachi 1914-1918 Memorial, Pakistan

HARRIS, Edward John, not certain as several on Roll of Honour but could be Lance Corporal of Royal Sussex Regiment remembered at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

HOBBS, William, not certain as several on Roll of Honour

 

 

 

 

 

HOOK George – not identifiable on list

NAME ALSO ON MEMORIAL IN CHAPEL HILL CHURCH

 

 

 

 

 

JOHNSON, Charles Henry

Private

The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 15th bn.

24, 24/06/1917

Son of John and Elizabeth Johnson of The Bowlings, Battle, Sussex

Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece

MCDOUGALL, Edward Cecil

Rifleman

London regiment (Queen’s Westminster Rifles), 2nd/16th Bn.

25, 03/01/1917

 

Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece

MCDOUGALL, Malcolm, not sure as several on Roll of Honour

 

 

 

 

 

MORRIS, Percy John, not sure as several on Roll of Honour

NAME ALSO ON MEMORIAL IN CHAPEL HILL CHURCH

 

 

 

 

 

RELFE, Percival Edward NAME ALSO ON MEMORIAL IN CHAPEL HILL CHURCH

Private

Royal Sussex Regiment, 7th Bn.

22, 21/09/1918

Son of Mr and Mrs George Relfe of School Hill, Sedlescombe

Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery, Epehy, Somme, France

RICHENS, Wilfred, may not be the right person but only Wilfred Richens on Roll of Honour

Private

Wiltshire Regiment, 2nd Bn.

18, 29/12/1916

Son of John and Sarah Ann Richens, of Bibury, Cirencester

Bibury (St Mary) Church Cemetery

SOAN, Albert

Private

Royal Sussex Regiment, 13th Bn.

21, 31/07/1917

Son of Mrs and Mrs F Soan of Sedlescombe, Sussex

Buffs Road Cemetery, Belgium

TAYLOR Frederick – NAME ON MEMORIAL IN CHAPEL HILL CHURCH

Private

Royal Sussex Regiment,

24/08/1916

Aged 25, son of Mrs W Taylor of Kent Street, Sedlescombe and the later Mr W H Taylor

Masra Memorial, Iraq

This memorial was used for casualties from Mesopotamia with no known graves

WATSON, Ernest, not sure which one, several on Roll of Honour

 

 

 

 

 

WELLER, Sidney, not sure which one, several on Roll of Honour

 

 

 

 

 

WILLIAMS, Walter John, not sure which one, several on Roll of Honour

 

 

 

 

 

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