No. 18071 Dorset Regiment briefly attached to Wiltshire Regt. Died
1916 Age 33. A carpenter and husband of Ethel Kate Abraham of 3
Park View, Shawford. Mobilised June 1916, discharged Oct 1916 as
being unfit for war service due to 'general paralysis ... not caused
nor aggravated by service'. His death was registered by the civil
authorities in Dec 1916 and his name does not appear in the CWGC
No. 1st/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 24/09/1918 Age 27. Son
of Admiral and Mrs. Lindesay Brine of 59A, Philbeach Gardens, Earl's
Court, London and of Redlayne House, Shawford. Commemorated Tehran
War Cemetery IV. F. 6.
1st Class No. 'K/16856' H.M.S. "Hampshire." Royal Navy.
Died 5/06/1916 when the ship struck a mine off of Orkney. Age 21.
Son of William and Eliza Broad of 4 Bridge Terrace, Shawford, Hants.
Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial 17
No. M1/09338 Army Service Corps. Died 14/09/1916 Age 42. Husband
of Mabel Crowther of Greystone, Shawford. Commemorated Compton (All
Saints) Churchyard 180
No. '38370' 2nd/6th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 28/08/1917
Age 19. Son of Frank George and Elizabeth Anne Fancy of Otterbourne
Road, Compton, Hants. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 72 to
44th Bty. Royal Field Artillery. Died 16/09/1914 at the battle of
the Aisne. Age 34. Son of Edmund and Lydia Furse and husband of
Hazel Louisa Furse of Little Cranford, Shawford. Commemorated Vendresse
British Cemetery III. C. 1.
Lieutenant 225th Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Died 13/06/1917 Age
19. Son of Charles George and Frances Amy Halliday of the Lawn,
Farringdon, Alton, Hants. Native of Shawford, Hants. Commemorated
Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery III. A. 17.
H.M.S. "Formidable." Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died
1/01/1915 when the ship was torpedoed and sunk by U-24. Age 28.
Son of Charles G and Clara M R Hibbert of the Knoll, Bassett, Southampton.
Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial 14
Hillier by CWGC] Private No. '442170' 7th Bn. Canadian Infantry.
Died 15/08/1917 Age 26. [Canadian attestation paper gives age as
33; UK birth records support CWCG age of 26]. Born Weymouth, Dorset,
son of Richard Tom and Selina Hilliar and brother of Charles James
Hilliar of Compton, Hants. Enlisted in the Canadian Infantry at
Vernon, British Columbia in July 1915. Awarded Military Medal. Commemorated
A. St. John
4th Bn. Middlesex Regiment. Died 14/06/1916 Age 27. Son of Catherine
Mary Jones of Whaletown P.O British Columbia (formerly of Fair View,
Compton) and the Late Rev. A. H. Jones. Barrister At Law (Lincoln's
Inn). Returned to serve From Penang, Malay States. Born at Stamford,
Northants. Commemorated Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz III.
Seaman No. 'J/62740(PO.)' R.N. H.M.S. "Victory." Royal
Navy. Died 22/12/1916 Age 18. Born in Oxford, son of John Albert
and Elizabeth Laverick of Otterbourne Road, Compton. Brother of
Bernard whose name is also on this memorial. Commemorated Compton
(All Saints) Churchyard 104
No. '3361' 31st Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.. Died 26/09/1917
during an attack on Polygon Wood. Age 26. Born in Ashbourne, Derbyshire,
son of John Albert and Elizabeth Laverick of Otterbourne Road, Compton.
Enlisted in the Australian Infantry and returned to Europe in 1916.
Brother of Charles whose name is also on this memorial. Commemorated
Tyne Cot Cemetery LXIV. E. 15.
No. '352795' 277th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 16/02/1918
Age 35. Son of George and Elizabeth Manwaring and husband of Rosina
Manwaring of 3 Waterworks Road, Otterbourne. Commemorated Red Cross
Corner Cemetery, Beugny I. I. 8.
Corporal No. '2435' 1st/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 30/07/1916
Age 31. Son of Edward and Caroline Webb, of Station Terrace, Shawford,
Hampshire. Buried In Wellington Garrison Cemetery. Commemorated
Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai Face 16.
Lieutenant "D" Bty. 189th Bde. Royal Field Artillery.
Died 14/06/1917 Age 28. Born in Putney, London, son of Frederic
and Emily S. West of Llanberis, Shawford, Hants. Brother of Mortimer
whose name is also on this memorial. Commemorated Railway Dugouts
Burial Ground Sp. Mem. A. 14.
Lieutenant 11th Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps. Died 11/11/1917 Age 26.
Born in Putney, London, son of Frederic and Emily S. West of Llanberis,
Shawford, Hants. Brother of John whose name is also on this memorial.
Commemorated Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty XI. B. 9.
No. 2nd Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 12/10/1916 Age 23. Son of
Henry White and Alice Mary White of Oakbank, Bishopstoke, Hants.
Awarded Military Cross. Commemorated Caterpillar Valley Cemetery,
Longueval McCormick's Post Mem. 1.
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHOSE NAMES ARE ENGRAVED
ON THIS STEP WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 – 1945
THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
No. '53821' Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. Died 27/02/1945 Age
33. Son of Adam and Verena Carse, of Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
and husband of Helen Rosemary Carse. Commemorated Reichswald Forest
War Cemetery 48. F. 16.
Stoker No. 'P/KX 83084' H.M.S. Kashmir Royal Navy. Died 23/05/1941
when the ship was sunk in an air attack south of Crete. Age 26.
Son of Albert Harry and Alice Rose Fullick and husband of Esther
Rose Fullick, of Compton, Winchester. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval
Memorial Panel 54, Column 2.
Quartermaster Sergeant No. 'X/1450' 1st Bn. Rhodesia Regiment attached
to 2/1st Kings African Rifles. Died 16/05/1941 Age 33. Eldest son
of Lieut-Colonel and Mrs A E Haig of Longacre, Compton and husband
of Mary Adelaide Haig. Commemorated Karonga War Cemetery Grave 1.
Colonel No. '38594' West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).
Died 2/02/1945 Age 37. Son of Lt.-Col. Stuart Huntly and Georgina
Dora Hooper of Shawford, Winchester. Commemorated Imtarfa Military
Cemetery, Malta Joint grave 1. 1C. 5.
Officer No. '108952' 111 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Died 25/07/1942 Age 21. Son of Frederick Bertie and Rosa Maud Mee.
Commemorated Runnymede Memorial Panel 70.
Officer No. '142199' 582 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Died 11/11/1944 Age 21. Son of Abel and Barbara Janet Clelan Mellor
of Hungerford, Berkshire. Commemorated Cambridge City Cemetery Grave
No. '5577262' Wiltshire Regiment. Died 24/03/1945 Age 22. Son of
William James and Minnie Beatrice Nash of Cholderton, Wiltshire.
Commemorated Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 62. A. 16.
No. '905538' 614 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 13/02/1942
Age 28. Son of William and Daisy Nightingale and husband of Marjorie
Annie Nightingale of Shawford. Commemorated Compton (All Saints)
Churchyard East part. Grave 364.
Lieutenant 5th Hampshire (Winchester) Bn. Home Guard. Died 15/04/1942
from an accident whilst on manoeuvres. Age 55. Former Lieut-Colonel
in Indian Army and husband of Frances Mary Robson of Carisbrooke,
Shawford. Commemorated Compton (All Saints) Churchyard East part.
No. ‘230433’ Sudan Defence Force seconded to Occupied Enemy Territory
Administration (OETA). Died 27/09/1941 Age 34. Son of the Revd.
Thomas and Isabel Salmon of Oliver's Battery, Winchester. Commemorated
Asmara War Cemetery 3. E. 1.
No. '112962' 1st Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died 23/04/1944 Age
23. Son of Lt.-Col. Guy Henry and Phyllis Esther Sawyer of Shawford,
Hampshire. Commemorated Kohima War Cemetery 7. F. 4.
No. '1441403' 1 Heavy Field Regt. Royal Artillery. Died 14/08/1944
Age 30. Son of Charles George and Elsie Julia Thomas, of Southampton
and husband of Peggy May Thomas of Southampton. Commemorated Ryes
War Cemetery, Bazenville V. F. 4.
Officer No. '165534' 9 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Died 8/04/1945 Age 20. Son of Harold William and Agnes Leslie Warren
of Shawford, Hampshire. Commemorated Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
7. D. 3.
Leader No. '37619' 220 Sqdn. Royal Air Force. Died 25/10/1943 Age
28. Son of William Leckie and Marjorie Webster and husband of Gillian
Webster of Shawford, Hampshire. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial