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$O'LONE Captain, ROBERT JAMES, Royal Irish Rifles, age 31, 11 November 1915. I G 14
 

2, 206 TANNAY BRITISH CEMETERY, THIENNES 

$GRANT, Private, HENRY ALFRED, 33006, 1st Bn, Norfolk Regiment. 26 April 1918. Age 31. Son of Henry and Susan Jane Grant of Dover. Plot 2, Row A, Grave 11


1, 3 TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE

$DENNIS, Rifleman, GEORGE CYRIL, 49415, 1st Bn, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds 11 November 1918. Age 18. Son of Mr and Mrs G. Dennis of 148 Clarendon St, Dover. IX E 9

GILDERSLEEVES, Corporal, ERNEST, 9147, 2nd Bn, South Lancashire Regiment. Died of disease 3 November 1918. Age 34. Son of Harry and Sarah Gildersleeves of Highgate, London; husband of Marjorie Gildersleeves of 11 Oakleigh Terrace, Westbury Rd, Dover. IX C 7

$HOGBIN, Private, WALTER JAMES, 94423, 13th Bn, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Died of wounds 26 August 1918. Age 39. Son of Jane and Stephen Hogbin of Dover; husband of Mrs E. J. Hogbin of 3 Torbay Mansions, Willesden Lane, Kilburn, London. II E 20


25, 490 THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

AVERY, Private, Frederick, 11789, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) 6th Battalion, 15 September 1916, born Dover, enlisted in Barnsley, Pier and Face 11C and 12A. Brother of Alfred Avery, buried at Etaples

$ BAILEY, Private, BENJAMIN JOHN, G/9690, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7 October 1916. Pier and Face 5D

(p)$ BARNARD, Private, SIDNEY HERBERT, 4074, No. 1 Coy. 1st Bn, Honourable Artillery Company. 13 November 1916. Age 32. Son of Mrs M. R. Barnard of 157 Folkestone Rd, Dover. Pier and Face 8 A

(p)$ BARTON, Private, HARRY FREDERICK, G/9029, 8th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6 September 1916. Age 20. Son of Mr and Mrs E. Barton of 31 Peter St, Dover. Pier and Face 5 D

$BLYTHE, Private, HORACE EDWARD, TF/6487, Middlesex Regiment, 6/7 October 1916, Pier and Face 12D and 13B

(p)$ BLYTHE, Serjeant, WILLIAM, 13353, M M, 8th Bn, Royal Fusiliers. 7 July 1916. Age 27. Husband of Susan Blythe of 2 Ethelbert Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. Pier and Face 8 C, 9 A and 16 A

$BOWMAN, Private, ARTHUR MORRIS, 41286, Worcestershire Regiment 3rd Bn, age 28, 20 March 1918. Pier and Face 5A and 6C

$BUTTIFINT, (BUTTERFIELD), Private, HENRY WILLIAM, S/97721, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 25 September 1916. Pier and Face 5D

$BRICE, Corporal, GEORGE FREDERICK, 7101, London Regiment, died between 22 September and 2 October 1916. Pier and Face 9C, 9D, 12C and 13C

$BRICE, Private, WILLIAM CHARLES, 7115, London Regiment, died during the same period as his brother GEORGE FREDERICK BRICE above, between 22 September and 2 October 1916. Pier and Face 9C, 9D, 12C and 13C

$BROWN, Corporal, VICTOR A E, Lancashire Regiment, 1 July 1916. Pier and Face 3C and 3D

(p) BURGESS, Second Lieutenant, WILLIAM VERNON, 6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 19 July 1916. Age 20. Son of William Henry and Eliza Davies Burgess of Brussells House, 177 Folkestone Rd, Dover. Pier and Face 11 D

$ CLARK(E), Private, FREDERICK HENRY, 17949, East Surrey Regiment, age 32, 1 March 1917. Pier and Face 6B and 6C

(p)$ COVENEY, Private, ALEC JOSEPH, 613077, 1st/19th Bn, London Regiment. 29 September 1916. Age 23. Son of Mrs Emily Manser Coveney of 2 Arthur's Place, Dover. Pier and Face 9 D 9 C 13 C and 12 C

DATLEN, GEORGE EDWARD, Lance Corporal,G/9046, died 17 August 1916, aged 22, born Dover 1893. Serving in the Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Batallion. Pier and Face 7C. Son of Jessie Ann Denton (formerly Datlen, née Vane), of 2, Springdale Terrace, Nettlestead, Wateringbury, Kent, and the late (died 1900) Charles Datlen. 1891 at 15 Beach Street, father a foreman on the LCDR, 1901 at 4 Finnis Cottages, Finnis Hill, Dover, children Eleanor, Jessie, Edwin, George, Isabella, and Emma. Remembered on the Holy Trinity Memorial

DEWELL, Harold Robert, 7129, Private, died 20 September 1916, 1/19th Battalion the London Regiment, born 20 June 1895, in River, Dover, the son of Frederick Dewell and his wife Sarah, née Taylor. In 1891 and 1901 the family were living at Valley Road, River. Frederick was a general labourer aged 42, born at Sholden, Sarah was 48 and born at Newchurch. With them in 1901 were children Cecilia, aged 12, born Sholder, and James, aged 10, Ruth, aged 8, and Harold, aged 4, all born at River. Pier and face 9D 9C 13C 12C

DICKINSON, Private, ROBERT HENRY, 12127, 6th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 1 July 1916. Age 18. Son of Robert and Annie Maria Dickinson of 251 Dover House Rd, Putney, London. Pier and Face 11 D

DRISCOLL, James Edward, 64332, Corporal, Royal Engineers, 105th Field Coy, died 01/07/1916  64332 Military Medal,  Pier and Face 8 A and 8 D, born in 1882 in Dover, enlisted Liverpool, lived Belvedere, his father, William James Driscoll, born Whitechapel, a general labourer in 1881 of 9 Paul's Place, mother Elizabeth Ann Driscoll, in 1891 living at Tower Hill, brother of William Charles Driscoll, buried at Ribemont Communal Cemetery, Somme, France

(p)$ EASTERFIELD, Private, GEORGE, 26171, 103rd Coy, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 1 July 1916. Age 28. Son of George Dennis Easterfield and Adelaide Easterfield of 5 Riverside Terrace, River, Dover. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C

$EAVES, Lieutenant, ALFRED THOMAS, The Queen (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 3 October 1916. Pier and Face 5D and 6D. See also Exhibition 06,   Memorial,   Resources (.pdf), Resources 2 (.pdf), and The Unknown Warrior Educational Resources

(p) EVANS, Private, SAMUEL VICTOR DUKE, TF/202203, 1st/7th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. 24 September 1916. Age 20. Son of Major F. and Mrs E. A. Evans of 30 Vale View Rd, Dover. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B

(p)$ FINN, Private, THOMAS GEORGE, G/7711, 10th Bn, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 17 September 1916. Age 25. Son of Mrs S. A. Finn of 114 Clarendon St, Dover, Kent. Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D

$GANDY, Private, FRANK REGINALD GEORGE, 7137, London Regiment, 2 February 1916. Pier and Face 9C, 9D, 12C and 13C

(p) GANLY, Captain, ROGER, M C, 11th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers. 29 September 1916. Age 24. Son of Maj. W. Wrench Ganly of 16 Pencester Rd, Dover. Pier and Face 3 C and 3 D

$GOLDSTRAW, Private, GERALD PARKER, 19483, Royal Fusiliers, 7 October 1916. Pier and Face 8C, 9A and 16A

$GOODBURN, Private, EDWARD CHARLES, G/15415, Royal Sussex Regiment, 15 October 1916. Pier and Face 7C

(p) HAMMOND, Private, JOHN GEORGE, G/18168, 12th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. 24 October 1916. Age 31. Son of the Late Mrs Sarah Hammond of Chiswick, London; husband of Florence Mary Cockings (formerly Hammond) of 1 Ruffins Court, Princess St, Dover. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B

(p)$ HANDLEY, Private, WALTER ERNEST, G/5276, "B" Coy. 8th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 18 August 1916. Age 38. Husband of Harriett Jane Handley of 9 Chapel Lane, Bench St, Dover. Pier and Face 5 D

$HANSON, Private, JOHN THOMAS, 10461, Royal Fusiliers, 15 August 1916. Pier and Face 8C, 9A and 16A

(p) HAWKINS, Private, CHARLES, G/44051, 17th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. 13 November 1916. Age 19. Son of Mrs Annie Maria Hawkins of Beauxfield, Shepherdswell, Dover. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B

(p) HEALEY, Private, STEPHEN ERNEST, G/43690, 17th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. 13 November 1916. Age 26. Son of Elizabeth Healey of 17 Astley Avenue, Dover, and the late John Healey. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B

(p) HODGKIN, Private, FRANK, L/10555, 1st Bn, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 22 July 1916. Age 20. Son of Thomas William and Eliza Woodland Hodgkin of Sanders Hill Church, Hougham, Dover. Pier and Face 11 C

$HOSKING, 2nd Lieutenant, HERBERT JOHN ROY, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, age 19, 23 July 1916. Pier and Face 11A

(p)$ JACKSON, Sapper, CECIL FRANCIS, 36613, 9th Field Coy, Royal Engineers. 17 October 1916. Age 16. Son of Ellen Jackson of 14 Alma Place, Maison Dieu Rd, Dover, and the late Edwin John Jackson. Pier and Face 8 A and 8 D

(p) KOCHY, Private, FRITZ, 33859, 17th Bn, Manchester Regiment. 30 July 1916. Age 29. Son of Mrs Kochy of 24 Maxton Rd, Dover. Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C

(p) LOVE, Rifleman, VINCENT J., 4234, "A" Coy. 1st/16th Bn, London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles) 1 July 1916. Age 28. Husband of Edith Florence Dew (formerly Love) of 26 Maison Dieu Rd, Dover. Pier and Face 13 C

$MACWALTER, 2nd Lieutenant, CHARLES CHRISTOPHER, Kings Own (Royal Lancashire Regiment) 1 July 1916. Pier and Face 5D and 12B

$MORRIS, Lance Sergeant, REGINALD, 18241, Hampshire Regiment, age 24, 3 September 1916. Pier and Face 7B and 7C

(p) MORLEY, Serjeant, ALBERT, G/3526, 6th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7 October 1916. Age 31. Son of Charles and Emily Morley of 18 Hughenden Rd, Hastings; husband of Caroline F. Morley of 3 Curzon Rd, Dover. Pier and Face 5 D. Albert and Caroline, née Gausden had married in 1912; their son Albert, born 1913, was killed in the Second World War. Phyllis, a daughter, was born in 1916.

(p) NEWHAM, Lance Corporal, ERNEST VICTOR, 22513, 32nd Bn, Royal Fusiliers. 15 September 1916. Age 20. Husband of Henrietta E. V. Sutton (formerly Newham) of 5 West St, Dover, Kent. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

Ernest was the son of Albert Victor Newham, a carpenter's labourer in 1911, and his wife Elizabeth Denne, née Tunbridge. Mr Newham had been born in 1870 in Kigworth, Leicestershire, and the couple had married in Dover in 1891.Their first son, Albert, was born in about 1892 at Dover; their next two children, Ernest and Beatrice were born at Coalville in Leicestershire in about 1895 and 1897 respectively. The family then returned to Dover, where they had four more children; Arthur, 1899, Percy, 1901, Mary, 1903, and Ivy, 1906. In 1901 the family were at 28 Longfield Road, and in that year with them were also  Elizabeth's widowed mother, Louisa, who had been born at Canterbury. and Elizabeth's brother Edward, 19, a railway engine stoker, born in Dover like his sister. In 1911 the family, without Edward, were living at 6 Albany flats. Later that year, on 11 October 1911, Elizabeth died at the age of 39. Her mother described herself as "heart-broken".

In 1915 Ernest married Henrietta Edna Victoria Castle in the West Ham area. Albert, their only child, was born that year. On 20 December 1919 Henrietta remarried, at St Bartholomew's, Charlton, to Arthur ("Mickey") Sutton, a miner from 5 West Street, Tower Hamlets, Dover. Mrs Sutton is said to have lived at West Street thereafter, at 77, all her life.

Albert Newham, Ernest's brother, was on the stage with a band called "The Originals" His hit song was "Oh, It's a Lovely War".

$PALMER, Private, GEORGE THOMAS, G/5181, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 19 August 1916. Pier and Face 5D Cousin of Walter Tull

$PARKER, Private, GEORGE WILLIAM GARDINER, G/9297, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 3 July 1916. Pier and Face 5D

(p)$ PETTICREW, Private, ALEXANDER, 10193, 2nd Bn, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 11 July 1916. Age 19. Husband of May McCarthy (formerly Petticrew) of 2 Chapel Court, Snargate St, Dover, Kent. Pier and Face 4 D and 5 B

(p)$ PHIPPS, Private, CHARLES, G/5360, 7th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1 July 1916. Age 30. Son of Mr and Mrs J. W. Phipps of 49 Military Rd, Dover, Kent. Pier and Face 5 D

(p)$ PRESCOTT, Corporal, RICHARD HENRY, L/16720, 9th Bn, Royal Fusiliers. 7 July 1916. Age 25. Son of the late Richard John and Mary Ann Prescott of 1 Tower Hill, Dover. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A

(p) RIGDEN, Private, ALBERT VICTOR, G/6164, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 15 September 1916. Age 19. Son of William and Eliza Rigden of Vine Cottage, Temple Ewell, Dover. Pier and Face 5 D

(p) RIGDEN, Private, JAMES FRANK, 57167, 9th Bn, Welsh Regiment. 29 October 1916. Age 21. Son of William and Eliza Rigden of Vine Cottage, Temple Ewell, Dover. Pier and Face 7 A and 10 A

$SEDGEWICK, Private, CHARLES FREDERICK, L/9970, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 15 September 1916. Pier and Face 5D

(p) SMITH, Lance Corporal, FREDERICK GEORGE, G/3032, 6th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7 October 1916. Age 20. Son of Stephen and Ada Emily Smith of the Royal Oak, River, Dover. Pier and Face 5 D

$SMITH, Private, JOHN WILLIAM, PW/6529, Middlesex Regiment, 8/9 April 1917. Pier and Face 12D and 13B

SMITH, Lance Corporal, FREDERICK GEORGE, G/3032, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)  7 October 1916. Pier and Face 5 D

(p) STOKES, Pioneer, CHARLES LEWIS, 128815, 2nd Bn. Special Bde, Royal Engineers. 27 June 1916. Age 22. Son of Henry and Alice Stokes of 16 Mayfield Avenue, Dover, Kent. Pier and Face 8 A and 8 D

$STRAND, Rifleman, HUBERT F. 6389, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) 3 October 1916. Pier and Face 13C

(p) $TAYLOR, Private, JACK, G/9192, 8th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 18 August 1916. Age 22. Son of Mr F. Taylor of 66 St. James's St, Dover, and the late Mrs. F. Taylor. Pier and Face 5 D

$TIERNEY, Lance Sergeant, MAURICE PAUL, G/8037, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7 October 1916. Pier and Face 5D

(p) WASHINGTON, Private, WILLIAM JOHN, G/18328, 11th Bn, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 7 October 1916. Age 25. Son of Charles and Jane Washington; husband of Elsie W. Washington of 36 or 35 Liverpool Lawn, Liverpool St, Dover, Kent. Pier and Face 11 C

$WICKHAM, Private, CHARLES EDWARD, 68089, Royal Fusiliers, age 29, 30 December 1917. Pier and Face 8C, 9A and 16A

(p)$ WILSHIRE, Private, CHARLES ERIC, G/9020, 8th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6 September 1916. Age 20. Son of William Evans Wilshire and Sarah Jane Wilshire of 6 Barton Path, Dover. Pier and Face 5 D


26, 557 TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES
 

$HERON, Trooper, A E, 1265, Royal Horse Guards. 12 April 1917. Age 29. Son of Joseph Heron of 4 Dour Cottages, Wood St, Dover; husband of E. Woolmington (formerly Heron) of 45 Church St, Enfield, Middx. late of 9 Evelyn Villas, Devonshire Rd, Merton, Surrey. II F 21

$SQUIRE, Captain, BASIL BRETT, Mentioned in Despatches, 460th Bty, Royal Field Artillery. 23 April 1917. Age 20. Son of Basil Brett Squire and Edith Jane Squire of 56 Leyburne Rd, Dover. IV B 17


26, 660 TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY

$BRADLEY, Lieutenant, CYRIL MONTAGUE, RFA, age 20, 2 April 1917. VI J 19

TANTON, Corporal, E F, TF/200593, 6th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds received on 21- 25 November 1917. Age 23. Son of Ernest Henry Walter and Mary Bradley Tanton of Apsley House, West Hougham, Dover. III A 1

 

TOURGEVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY

CUTLER, Private, BRYANT ALFRED, 50239, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 1st/8th Bn. Died 23 October 1918 age 32. Son of Alfred and Annie Cutler; husband of C. F. Cutler of Normanton-on-the-Wold, Plumtree, Nottingham. IV E 15 (see also Cabaret Rouge in France for his brother, Thomas)


5, 138 TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK
 

$DAVIS, Corporal, LINGARD HOWELL MONTGOMERY, 23/116, 1st Bn. 3rd, New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds 20 June 1917. Age 26. Son of the late Gledney Smith Davis and Margaret Davis from Dover. I P 42

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 
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