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Arthur Stannus

Lieutenant 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 19th Division. Killed in action 30 September 1918. Age 20. Son of Arthur & Lilian Anne Jagger of ‘Uplands’ Pashley Road, Eastbourne. Trained at Sandhurst RMC 1917. Not included on main memorial St. Marys Parish Church only Buried in Chocques Military Cemetery


Richard Arthur Brodie

Captain 9th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment 22nd Division. Macedonian Front. Killed in action 13 September 1916 Not included on the main memorial St. Peters redundant Church only (SS). No known grave. Commemorated on The Doiran Memorial


Maurice Gurney

Private 1116 1/1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry) 3rd Division. Killed in action near Kemmel 6 March 1915. Aged 28. Son of The Rev. H.G. & Mrs A.A. Jameson of “Gartymore” Park Rise, Leatherhead, Surrey. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Armoury House, London. Eastbourne resident. (St. Peters Vicarage, College Road) Educated at Eastbourne College SP & Eastbourne College Memorial Farmer. Buried in Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery Belgium


Frederick James

Gunner 797198 “C” Battery 245 Brigade Royal Field Artillery Died of wounds near Ypres 27 October 1917. Aged 30. Born in Paddington and enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of 82, Cavendish Road, Eastbourne. French Polisher AS Buried in Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery.


Frank Joseph

Rifleman 3820 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 27th Division. Killed in action near Ypres. 14 May 1915. Aged 23 Enlisted in 1910 Served in Ireland and Egypt. Son of Mr & Mrs F A Jarvis of 53, Longstone Road, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Painter AS CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium


Herbert Robert

Private G.7820 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 24th Division. Killed in action at Messines 23 June 1917. Age 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Jarvis of 9, East Street, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. No known grave. Commemorated on The Menin Gate memorial, Ypres, Belgium


Thomas Middleton

Lance Corporal P/4358 Corps of Military Police (Foot Branch) Died in Egypt 18 September 1917. Aged 27 Husband of Daisy May Jeffrey of 2, Beltring Terrace, Eastbourne. Born in Edinburgh and enlisted in Eastbourne. Included on Polegate Parish Church War Memorial. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. Egypt


Arthur George

Private G. 14342 12th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Killed in action at St. Julien 1 August 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs G. Jenkins of 17, Stanley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Preston, Herts and enlisted in Eastbourne. Included in St Albans Book of Remembrance under St Pauls Walden. Buried in Duhallow ADS. Ypres, Belgium



Private 44797, 2nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers 50th Division. Died 3 October 1918. Born in South Africa and enlisted in Chelsea. Eastbourne resident. Formerly with The Middlesex Regiment. CH. No known grave. Commemorated on The Vis En Artois Memorial



Private 9035 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers 25th Division. Killed in action 14 April 1918. Aged 23. Son of Mary Jermyn of Barry, South Wales. Born in Barry and enlisted in Cardiff. Eastbourne resident of Westrock, Grand Parade (MB). No known grave. Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium



Private TF.235397 19th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. 30th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 March 1918. Aged 33 Formerly with the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of George & Martha Jinman. Husband of Emily Jinman of 22, Greys Road, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. CH TWES Buried in Savy British Cemetery


John William. Bedford

Private G.1149 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 39th Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Boulogne 15 May 1918. Aged 20. Son of John & Alice Jinman of 95, Whitley Road, Eastbourne. Born in Eastbourne and enlisted in Chichester. CH & St Philips Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery



CH Unidentified



Major, 7th Battalion, Kings Own Shropshire Light Infantry 3rd Division. Died of wounds near Bethune 31 May 1918. Aged 32. Born 10 November 1885. Son of Mr and Mrs Charles Johnston, of Gainsborough Gardens, Hampstead, London N.W.; husband of Marjorie Johnston of “Carbury” Meads, Eastbourne. Educated at Charterhouse College and St John’s College, Cambridge. Cambridge University War List SJ. In the 1891 census he was aged 5, born London, Middlesex, son of Charles and Harriet L Johnston, resident West View, Greenhill Road, Hampstead, London & Middlesex. Buried in Sandpits British Cemetery Fouquereuil, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row M. Grave 8. See also Charterhouse School War Memorial

From the Charterhouse Register, Oration Quarter 1899:

Johnston, Frank. b. 10 Nov., 1885. (Gownboys); Football XI, 1903.
F. Johnston, 72, FitzJohn's Avenue, Hampstead, N.W

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1918:

JOHNSTON Frank of. Albuera Barracks Aldershot Hampshire captain Shropshire- Light Infantry died 31 May 1918 in France Probate London 13 September to Marjorie Hyde Johnston widow. Effects £4378 3s. 5d.


James Henry Walter

Major 115th Battery 25th Brigade The Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action at Vendresse on the Marne 15 September 1914. Aged 41. Son of Colonel J.L.H. & Mrs Annie Johnstone of 18, College Road, Eastbourne. Husband of Elaine Johnstone of “The Wood” Blackwater, Hampshire. Educated at Wellington College and Woolwich RMA. Regular Officer. Enlisted in 1892 Served in the South African War (Ment in Desp. twice) All Saints & SS Buried in Vendresse Churchyard


Walter William

Private G.1449 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment 1st Division. Killed in action at Richebourg L1Avoue 9 May 1915. Aged 20. Son of John Walter & Martha Jones of “Devonia” The Greys, Old Town, Eastbourne. Born and enlisted in Eastbourne. Assistant Cutter SM. No known grave. Commemorated on The Le Touret Memorial


Daniel Ray

Private G.37928 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 33rd Division. Killed in action at Ypres 25 September 1917. Aged 39. Son of Daniel & Lucy Jordan. Husband of Florence Jordan of 7, St. Mary’s Road, Eastbourne. Born in Homerton, London and enlisted in Eastbourne. Postman. No known grave. Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial.

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