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World War I       1914 - 1918

WW1 Memorial, Ninfield_0 john spandley royal sussex regt on leave 1916

John Spandley        

 Royal Sussex Regiment on leave 1916

solders march village men at war 1

WWI

Ninfield Nibs. R.F.A Royal Field Artillery

On active service in India 1914-1918

Back row   Les Munn,  Jack Carey, Lewes Early

Front row   Ernie Munn, Fred Lovett

BALLARD, THOMAS HAROLD. Rank: Private. Service No: 14320.

Age: 21. Death: 17/10/1918. Regiment: Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Bn.

Information: Son of Thomas & Eliza Ballard, White House, Ninfield.

Grave Reference: III. E. 19. Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau.

 

BARDEN, URIAH ALFRED. Rank: Private. Death: 03/09/1918.

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Unit: 61st Coy.

Service No: 28520. Memorial: Panel 11. Ploegsteert Memorial.

 

BLACKMAN, CHARLES WILLIAM. Rank: Serjeant. Age: 34.

Date of Death: 04/08/1916. Rifle Brigade. 2nd Bn. Service No: 8455.

Additional information: Son of Thomas W. and Ann Blackman, of St. Leonards-on-Sea; husband of Harriett Elizabeth Blackman, of Sprays Cottages, Church Path, Ninfield, Battle, Sussex.

Grave Reference: III. L. 9. Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery

 

BROOK, JOHN BENJAMIN. Rank: Private. Date of Death: 07/03/1917.

Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 10th Bn. Service No: 4938.

Grave Reference: I. D. 10. Cemetery: Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery.

The cemetery was begun in January 1917 and Plots I to III were made by

Field Ambulances and fighting units before the middle of January 1918.

 

CAREY, FREDERICK HENRY. Rank: Petty Officer. Age: 39.

Date of Death: 24/07/1917. Service: Royal Navy.

Unit Text: H.M.S. "Achilles". Service No: 185060.

Additional information: Son of George and Mary Carey, of Lower St., Ninfield; usband of Alice Mary Carey, of Lower St., Ninfield, Sussex.

Grave Reference: B. 209. Cemetery: Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery.

 

CHEAL, WILLIAM GEORGE. Rank: Private. Age: 20.

Service No: G/8605. Date of Death: 20/08/1916.

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment. 2nd Bn.

Additional information: Son of Mr. W. Cheal, of Pashley Farm, Ninfield.

Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 7 C. Thiepval Memorial

 

COLLINS, JOHN CHARLES. Rank: Corporal.

Regiment/Service: Royal Sussex Regiment. Unit Text: 9th Bn.

Age: 33. Date of Death: 13/04/1917. Service No: G/16476.

Additional information: Son of John Collins, of 95, Bohemia Rd., Hastings;

husband of Alice C. Collins, (nee Cheal? see above) of Pashley Farm, Ninfield, Sussex.

Memorial Reference: Panel 20. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

 

CREASEY, HORACE. Rank: Private. Age: 35. Service No: 23110.

Date of Death: 19/10/1917. East Surrey Regiment. 2nd Bn.

Additional information: Son of Horace and Emily Creasey, of Ninfield,

husband of Lena Creasey, of The Green, Ninfield.

Memorial Reference: 24. Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Miltary Cemetery

 

DEEPROSE, JESSE. Rank: Serjeant. Date of Death: 31/08/1918.

East Surrey Regiment. 1st Bn. Age: 27. Service No: 27147.

Additional information: Son of Jesse Deeprose, of Ninfield, Sussex;

husband of Annie R. Campbell Deeprose, of "Bearside," Stirling.

Grave Reference: I. B. 6. Cemetery: Favreuil British Cemetery

 

DIVALL, FRANK. Rank: Private. Date of Death: 09/08/1916.

Age: 21. Service No: 21139. Hampshire Regiment. 2nd Bn.

Additional information: Son of George and Clara Divall, of The Green, Ninfield.

Gravel Reference: T. 1. Cemetery: Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery.

 

ELPHICK, ALFRED CHARLES. Rank: Private. Age: 23.

Date of Death: 15/11/1916. Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers.

9th Bn. Service No: PS/6390.

Additional information: Son of Alfred and Charlotte Jane Elphick, of Lower St., Ninfield.

Grave: West boundary. Ninfield (St. Mary) Churchyard Extension

 

HADDRILL, HARRY CHARLES. Rank: Private. Age: 29.

Date of Death: 31/10/1914. Service No: L/8268.

Regiment: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 1st Bn.

Additional information: Son of George and Lucy Haddrill;

husband of Sophie Nancy Haddrill, of Lower St. Ninfield, Sussex.

Memorial Panel 11 - 13 and 14. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

 

ISTED, GEORGE. Rank: Private. Date of Death: 13/10/1916.

Regiment: Middlesex Regiment. 2nd Bn. Service No: 40398.

Grave: IV. A. 64. Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

 

LEMMON, HORACE ALBERT. Rank: Private. Service No: 39124.

Death: 13/11/1917.Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers. 2nd/7th Bn.

Grave Reference: IV. B. 29. Passchendaele New British Cemetery

 

LEVITT, GEORGE. Rank: Company Serjeant Major. Age: 26.

Service No: 8569. Date of Death: 31/07/1917. Awards: M. M.

Regiment: Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 11th Bn.

Additional information: Son of John and Charlotte Levitt, of Ninfield;

husband of Mary Isabel Levitt, of 4, Brooklyn Rd., Seaford, Sussex.

Grave Reference: I. A. 32. Godewaersvelde British Cemetery.

 

MORRIS, GEORGE CYRIL. Rank: Sapper. Service No: 534373.

Date of Death: 20/11/1917. Age: 21. Regiment: Royal Engineers.

Additional information: Son of Thomas and Lucy Morris,

of 3, Arnside Rd., St. Leonards-on-Sea. Born at Ninfield, Sussex.

Grave Reference: L. D. L22. Cemetery: Hastings Cemetery, Sussex.

 

MUNN, STEPHEN HENRY. Rank: Private. Age: 34.

Service No: G/15847.Date of Death: 31/07/1917.

Regiment/Service: Royal Sussex Regiment. Unit Text: 12th Bn.

Additional information: Son of Samuel and Ann Munn, of Lower St., Ninfield,

husband of Annie Elizabeth Evernden (formerly Munn),

of 2, Crowmere Avenue, The Honies, Bexhill-on-Sea.

Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 9. New Irish Farm Cemetery

 

PONT, GEORGE WILLIAM. Rank: Rifleman.

Date of Death: 20/09/1917. Service No: A/200728.

Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps. Unit Text: 21st Bn.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 115 to 119 and 162A and 163A.

Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial.

 

POOK, GEORGE DOUGLAS. Rank: Sapper. Service No: 179402.

Date of Death: 11/04/1918. Royal Engineers. 210th Field Coy.

Panel Reference: Panel 1. Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial.

 

REED, HERBERT. Rank: Private. Date of Death: 10/08/1917.

Age: 26. Service No: G/15762.

Regiment: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 7th Bn.

Additional information: Son of George and Eleanor Reed, of Church Path, Ninfield.

Memorial: Panel 11 - 13 and 14. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

 

REVITT, ARTHUR EDWARD. Rank: Private. Age: 40.

Date of Death: 01/05/1918. Regiment/Service: Coldstream Guards.

Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Service No: 20389.

Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Revitt,

of 3, Cheapside, Shifnal, Salop; husband of Edith Mary Revitt,

of Church Farm, Ninfield, Battle, Sussex.

Grave Reference: IX. B. 18. Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

ST. JOHN, BARBARA ESMEE. Voluntary Aid Detachment. Age: 31.

Rank: Member. Date of Death: 12/10/1916. Service No: Sussex/112.

Additional information: Daughter of the Rev. Henry Beauchamp and Emily Anne St. John, of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire and (since 1914) Vicar at St Mary’s, Ninfield, Sussex.

Grave Reference: III. I. 4. Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

WINCHESTER, WILLIAM FRANK. (brother of Hubert (2) and COUSIN of Hubert (1), see above). Rank: Private. Age: 23. Date of Death: 30/06/1916 Service No: SD/5021

Regiment/Service: Royal Sussex Regiment. Unit Text: 13th Bn.

Additional information: Son of William and Grace Winchester,

of Oakland, Ninfield, Battle, Sussex.

Memorial Reference: Panel 69 to 73. Loos Memorial

 

Memorial Board to the fallen in WWI

in Ninfield Church of

St. Mary the Virgin