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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Comber 2005

Clapham is a small hamlet on the A289 north of Angmering. Clapham Parish Church War Memorial is to be found in St Marys Parish Church. There are 8 Names in the Church for WW1.

Photographs Copyright © Chris Comber 2005



Archibald George

Guardsman 22511, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. The Guards Division. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Born in Angmering and enlisted in Chichester. Buried in Sanders Keep Military Cemetery, Graincourt-Les-Havrincourt,



Private TF/241355, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 48th Division (Pioneer Battalion). Killed in action near Ypres 22nd September 1917. Born in Worthing and enlisted in Littlehampton. Next of kin, Clapham. Buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium.


Charles Arthur

Private L/10576, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th. Division. Died at home of tuberculosis 26th March 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mrs E. Daniels of Clapham. Born in Goring. Buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Clapham.


Walter Hews

Private L/10150, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L’Avoue 9th May 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Henry William Kinnard of 162, Clapham Street, Clapham. Born in Clapham and enlisted in Hastings. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial


William [James]

Private 17230, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action at Pilkem Ridge 31st July 1917. Aged 34. Born in Sidbury, Devon, 1882. Worked as gardener in Wisborough Green, Sussex and enlisted in Worthing, Sussex. Son of the late William Henry And Sarah King of Clapham, West Sussex. Memorial on mother's headstone in churchyard. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11.



Possibly Able Seaman 197120 (RFR/PO.B/3937), H.M.S. “Good Hope”, Royal Navy Fleet Reservist. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser off the Coronel Islands, Chile 1st November 1914. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial



Private 32478, 1/5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 42nd Division Died in base hospital Rouen 18th May 1918. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Horsham. Next of kin, South Stoke. Formerly with the Royal Sussex Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen



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