THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

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WWI - At Rest in India, Iran, Iraq,
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DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE), India

$POTT, Shoeing Smith, D R B, 910978, 102nd Bty, Royal Field Artillery. Died of pneumonia 19 October 1918. Age 23. Son of Daniel and Emma Pott of 80 Glenfield Rd, Dover (Buried Quetta Govt Cem XXXI. 3024) Face 1

STOCK, Serjeant Major (Mech.) JOHN, M/150048, Royal Army Service Corps. 8 July 1919. Age 25. Son of Edwin and Zillah Stock of 49 London Rd, Dover (Buried Peshawar (Right) BC XLV 59) Face 23. His brother Hubert also died, in 1914.


KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India

$AMOS, Gunner, RICHARD, 910182, RFA, 27 January (June?) 1918. Face A

$?BEDWELL, Private, THOMAS WILLIAM, 11880, "D" Coy. 8th Bn, Welsh Regiment. 15 August 1916. Age 26. Son of Elizabeth Bedwell of 32 Chapel Place, Dover. Face D

$CASPALL, Corporal, PERCY ROBERT, 910504, 215th Bde, RFA. 29 May 1919. Age 25. Son of Henry Freeman and Mary Ann Caspall of 115 Folkestone Rd, Dover (Buried in Deolali Government Cemetery) Face 1

$DURBAN, Sergeant, ALLAN EDWIN, 290501, Middlesex Regiment, age 27, 22 August 1917. Face 7

ELSTON, Lance Corporal, W, 4793138, 2nd Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment. 26 April 1921. Age 32. Son of John and Fanny Elston; husband of Ada Godbold (formerly Elston) of Castle, Dover. Face 3

$GROUNSELL, Bombardier, F C, 910213, 215th Bty, RFA. 31 May 1919. Age 24. Son of George and Rebecca Grounsell of "Belmont" Lower Rd, River, Dover. Face 1 

$HARRIS, Corporal, ALBERT VICTOR, 910905, RFA, age 31, 12 October 1917. Face 1

$HUSK, Driver, HENRY JOHN, 2097, RFA, 15 May 1916. Face B

MEDGETT, Private, P W, L/12164, 2nd Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 21 July 1920. Age 20. Son of Mrs S. A. Medgett of 67 Crabble Hill, Dover. Face 3

$NICHOLASS, Gunner, HENRY CHARLES, 2163, 1st/2nd Kent Bty, RFA. 27 May 1916. Age 23. Son of Henry Richard and Louisa Jane Nicholass of 16 Peter St, Dover. Face A

$SIDDERS, Driver, HARRY FREDERICK, 58194, 56th Bty, RFA. 28 July 1919. Age 34. Son of Henry and Hannah Mary C. Sidders of 10 Edgar Rd, Buckland, Dover. Face 2

$WAYTE, Private, JOHN NATHAN, 2181, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 19 February 1915, Face 3

YOUNG, Serjeant, GEORGE, 25844, 2nd Garrison Bn, Essex Regiment. 7 May 1917. Husband of Mary Young of 191 Old Folkestone Rd, Dover. Face 6


LUCKNOW CANTONMENT MILITARY CEMETERY, India

$McTAGGART, Corporal, ROBERT LIDDLE, 18 March 1916. Plot T, Row 3, Grave 12 (See Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, India)


MADRAS 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL, CHENNAI, India
note - December 2015 - these names were commemorated here, but now appear no longer to be so and instead have grave references in their cemeteries, according to the CWGC,

GABBÉ, Charles, Rifleman, Rifle Brigade, died 12 June 1921, Face 34 (See Ranikhet New Cemetery, India)

$McTAGGART, Corporal, ROBERT LIDDLE, 18 March 1916. Face 3 (See Lucknow Cantonment Military Cemetery, India)

$WARD, Private, SIDNEY GEORGE, 203220, "D" Coy. 1st/4th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 16 August 1918. Age 23. Son of Arthur Allan and Alice Ward of 56 Monins Rd, Dover. Face 8. (See Ranikhet New Cemetery, India)


QUETTA GOVERNMENT CEMETERY, India

$POTT, Shoeing Smith, DANIEL RICHARD BARWICK, 910978, RFA, 19 October 1918. Face 1

 

RANIKHET NEW CEMETERY, India

GABBÉ, Charles, Rifleman, Rifle Brigade, died 12 June 1921, Plot B, Row 11, Grave 213 (See 1914-1918 War Memorial, India)

$WARD, Private, SIDNEY GEORGE, 16 August 1918. Plot B, Row 11, Grave 232 (See Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, India)


TEHRAN MEMORIAL, Iran

$SHARP, 2nd Lieutenant, STANLEY ERNEST CECIL, Somerset Light Infantry, 20 October 1918. Central Column Panel 2


AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq

$BRANN, Private, RICHARD JOSEPH, T/2443, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7 January 1916, XXXI B 12

$BRUCE, Major, HENRY KENDALL WALPOLE, 2nd Kings Own Ghurka Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles) age 37, 1 February 1917. XXI K 11

$CHURCHILL, Captain, C. H. M. 20th Duke of Cambridge's Own Infantry (Brownlow's Punjabis) 17 February 1917 XVII H 11

$FARRETT, Driver, E, 935, RFA, 17 July 1916. IX G 10

$GAGE, Private, WILFRED ROY, T/2356, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7 January 1916. XXXI C 3

GOLDEN, Private, FREDERICK CHARLES, 241871, 1st/5th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 15 February 1917. Age 23. Son of Timothy and Charlotte Golden of 8 Lower Row, Durham Hill, Dover. XX J 1

$HART, Private, HORACE CECIL, 2365, The Buffs (East Kent regiment) 17 January 1916. I B 17

$MILLS, Private, A, 241697, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) age 27, 11 February 1917. XXI M 16

$PIERCE, Private, SAMUEL, 9810, 2nd Bn, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 26 August 1915. Age 24. Son of the late Alfred James Pierce of 1 Edgar Crescent, Dover. V D 14

TERRY, Gunner, H R, 49011, RFA,  5 July 1916. VIII B 3


BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq

BATCHELDER, Serjeant, ROBERT HENRY, 200119, 1st/4th Bn. attd 1st/6th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds received the previous day 14 April 1917. Age 24. Son of Mr T. G. and Mrs K. A. Batchelder of Nonington, Dover, Kent. XX M 6

$CHATWIN, Driver, ALFRED WILLIAM, 9109913, RFA, 6 December 1917. XIII E 5

DOBLE, Private, FREDERICK, 6279241, 2nd Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 24 June 1921. Age 31. Son of the late William and Elizabeth Margaret Doble of Dover. XVIII G 15

$HARE, Airman 2nd Class, ALFRED J J, 7801, Royal Flying Corps, 25 August 1916. XXI C 50

HATTON, Bombardier, ARTHUR DANIEL, 25983, 104th Heavy Bty, RGA. 12 January 1917. Age 28. Son of Mr G. and Mrs L. E. Hatton of Mill Lane, Eastry, Dover. Angora Memorial 86

HOWELL, Frederick Andrus, died 22 June 1921,  III B 8

$HUSK, Bombardier, F J, 46933, 82nd Bty, Royal Field Artillery. 29 April 1916. Age 27. Son of George and Clara Husk of 30 Randolph Road, Dover. XXI V 4

PRIOR, Private, ROBERT EDWARD, G/16243, 2nd Bn, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) Died of sunstroke 1 August 1918. Age 39. Son of Robert and Jane Prior of Peverel Cottage, Guston, Dover. III E 6

$SQUIBB, Regimental Sergeant Major, HARRY, 56838, RFA, 22 November 1917. IX E 9 


BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq

$LEE, Gunner, SYDNEY GEORGE, 90733, 6th Div Ammunition Col RFA, formerly (36227) RGA, Died while a Prisoner of War in Asia Minor 31 December 1916. Age 25. Son of Henry and Sarah Lee of 6 Dublin Cottages, River, Dover; husband of Alice Maud Mary Mitchell (formerly Lee) of 21 Randolf Rd, Union Rd, Buckland, Dover. Panel 3 and 60

$MORRISON, Private, ALBERT H. T/3435, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 15 April 1916. Panel 6

$PIPER, Gunner, THOMAS WILLIAM H, 910384, RFA, age 24, 5 September 1917. Panel 3 and 60

$ROBINSON, Charles Eugene Barnes, Major, 27 September 1915, panel 50 and 66

$WICKES, Driver, THOMAS RAYMOND EDWARD, 910889, RFA, 4 May 1917.Panel 3 and 60

$WYNNE, Captain, ERIC RALPH LOVATT, 10th Ghurka Rifles, age 21, 26 October 1917. Panel 57


BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq

$CREPIN, Private, CHARLES JOSEPH, M/314435, 695th Mechanical Transport Coy Army Service Corps. Died of heat-stroke 27 August 1917. Age 35. Son of Frederick and Ann Crepin of Dover; husband of Edith Crepin of 5 Prospect Place, Buckland, Dover. I B 2

DRAY, Stoker 1st Class, EDWARD JAMES, 292393, (R.F.R./CH/B/7741) HMS "Proserpine" Royal Navy Died of pyrexia 28 June 1916. Age 35. Born 4 June 1881 at Shepherdswell, Dover. Son of John Henry Dray of Shepherdswell, Dover; husband of Alice Rose Dray of 90 Woodhouse St, Ipswich. In 1901 on board "Illustrious" at Malta. III B 1

$GRAVES, Sergeant, HENRY KNOTT, died 13 October 1918. I Q 1

$HARDING, Private, PHILIP JAMES, 241556, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 10 March 1917. IV L 8

JOHNSON, Private, W H G, M/283164, 962nd Mechanical Transport Coy Army Service Corps. 16 September 1918. Age 36. Son of W. and S. Johnson of Dover; husband of E. Johnson of 40 Surrenden Rd, Folkestone. I N 9

$STEVENS, Gunner, EDWARD PERCY, 2165, " A "Bty. 222nd Bde, Royal Field Artillery. 19 July 1916. Age 35. Husband of Emma J. Stevens of 29 Old Folkestone Rd, Dover. V X 6


KUT WAR CEMETERY, Iraq

$BROWNING, Sergeant, THOMAS JAKIN, 23835, Yorkshire Regiment, 20 March 1916. E 7


AUGHAVAL (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD, Ireland, Republic of

HEARNE, Able Seaman, CHARLES WILSON, 238051(Ch) HMS "PC 61" Royal Navy. Born 8 October 1890, drowned at sea 4 May 1919. Age 29. Son of George and Frances Hearne of 159 Clarendon Place, Dover. In 1901 the family were living at 18 Wyndham Road, Dover, and George was working as a bricklayers' labourer. Children of the family then were Dennis, 20, a labourer, William, 15, Margaret, 13, Charles, 10, Henry, 6. His grave is in the North Part.


GRANGEGORMAN (CORK) MEMORIAL HEADSTONES, Ireland, Republic of

WILD, Private, HENRY, 6127, 1st Bn, Manchester Regiment. 11 July 1920. Age 34. Husband of Nellie Florence Wild of RE Married Quarters, Western Heights, Dover. Alternative Commemoration buried in Cork Military Cemetery. Special Memorial

RATHMULLEN (ST COLOMB) CHURCH OF IRELAND CEMETERY, Ireland, Republic of

$ELLIS, Stoker 1st Class, ERNEST BENJAMIN, K28237 (ch), RN, 9 January 1918. no ref


BEERSHEBA WAR CEMETERY, Israel

$BAKER, Private, GEORGE FRANK, 270166, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) age 28, 6 November 1917. M 14

KINNIBURGH, Second Lieutenant, JOHN DONALDSON, 14th Bn, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) formerly  Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Killed in action at Tell esh Sheria 6 November 1917. Age 23. Son of Thomas Dowie Kinniburgh and Margaret Kinniburgh of 221 Folkestone Rd, Dover. From Glasgow. Enlisted at Greenock 7 Sept 1914. L 38


GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel

$KING, Lance Corporal, WALTER, 2026332, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 19 April 1917. XII D 8


JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel

Jerusalem war cemetery, by Edward Sperinck$(p)DAWSON, Corporal, WILLIAM HENRY GEORGE, 202602, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) age 20, 24 December 1917. S 24

(p)HARRIS, Private, HERBERT WILLIAM, 631983, JW Harris, headstone, courtesy Edward Sperinck2nd/10th Bn, London Regiment. 30 April 1918. Age 20. Son of Emily Harris of 31 Astley Avenue, Barton Rd, Dover. K 20

The word at the bottom of his headstone read: "We shall meet on the resurrection morn"

photos by Edward Sperinck. Left, Jerusalem War Cemetery, looking towards Jerusalem and the Dome of the Rock, right, Herbert Harris's headstone

$(p)POWELL, Bombardier, ROBERT GEORGE, 934463, RGA, 19 August 1918. O 59


RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel

$KNOTT, Sapper, S W, 541401, 519th London Field Coy Royal Engineers. Killed in action 19 September 1918. Age 27. Husband of Rose Knott of 24 George St, Buckland, Dover. From Dover. R 61

$THORP, Driver, ALEXANDER T, DM2/166209, RASC, 5 January 1919. EE 49


BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy

WINSER, Master at Arms, EDMUND, 173149 HMS "Weymouth" Royal Navy. Died of sickness 30 August 1917. Age 42. Son of Joseph (birth certificate states Richard), a labourer in 1881, and Annie or Hannah Winser; husband of Edith Mary Winser, née Handley of 35 Chaucer Rd, Gillingham, Kent, whom he married in Dover in 1902. Born 70 St James Street, Dover, on 8 February 1877, and in 1881 living at 58 East Cliff. Awarded the China Medal for his part in the Boxer Rebellion. He had an older sister, Annie, and two other sisters, Kate and Rose. Edmund's father died in 1883 at East Cliff, and Annie, his mother, remarried to George Richard Muddle, a mariner of East Cliff. They had three children, Edmund's half-siblings, George, Jessie, and Gertie. Mrs Muddle, formerly Winser, later married Albert Smallman in Guildford. Edmund and Edith Winser had one son, Harold, born in Gillingham in 1907 when Edmund was a Ship's Corporal, RN. Mrs Winser lived at 38 Chaucer Road, Gillingham, when her husband died. Harold joined the RAF, served in WWII, and died in 1956 in Singapore. 15 G 6 info with thanks to Bev Keen

MONTECCHIO PRECALCINO COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Italy

BARRETT, Staff Serjeant, WILLIAM, S/5657, Royal Army Ordnance Corps attd 1st/4th Bn, Gloucestershire Regiment, Died of disease 20 November 1918. Age 30. Son of Lucy R. and the late Edward Barrett of 46 Chapel Place, Dover. Plot 9, Row A, Grave 4


STAGLIENO CEMETERY, GENOA, Italy

$SIMMONDS, Private, G H, M2/103476, MT Army Service Corps attd GHQ Signal Coy Royal Engineers 31 October 1918. Age 32. Husband of D. L. Simmonds of 21 Buckland Avenue, Dover. I D 21

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 
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