THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

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CASUALTIES ON THE TOWN MEMORIAL

Surnames A to B

ABBOTT, Arthur S. Born Dover 1898. 8 Beaconsfield Road, Dover, Kent. 1901 & 1912. Son of Frederick and Ellen.

ACKEHURST, ARTHUR WILLIAM. 23200. Private, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 8th Bn. Killed in action: France. 02/02/1916. Age 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ackehurst, of 12, Edgar Rd. Buckland, Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: I.D.18. Soldiers Died Lists: Service No as, G/23200. and Died: 02/02/1918. 1901 36 Randolh Road, born Dover 1898, son of Arthur & Mary (Gas Works Labourer)

ADDLEY, EDWARD DICKERS. L/3401. Officer's Steward 2nd Class, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Pathfinder." Died: 05/09/1914. Age 27. Son of George and Caroline Elizabeth Addley, of 10, Castle Hill Rd, Dover. Kent. Native of Folkestone. Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 6.

ADDLEY, SIDNEY. G/19391. Private, Queen`s Own ( Royal West Kent Regiment ) 7th Bn. Died: France. 21/10/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery. Ref: XVIA. B. 12. Born Dover 1888. 1901 6 Maison Dieu Place, son of Frederick & Eliza (Sawyer/Woodworker)

AHERN, LEONARD JOHN. 4220. Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 14/03/1915. Born: Cowgate, I of W. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Le Touret Memorial. Panel 44. Born Brightstone, Isle of Wight, 1891. 1901 17 Coast Guard Cottages, Hythe, son of Stephen & Emma (Chief Boatman in Coast Guard)

AHERN, H. No information currently available

ALDERSON, ALBERT EVELYN. Captain, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 3rd Bn. Secondary Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. attd. 1st Bn. Died: Greece. 11/03/1918. Son of Mary Alderson, of "Weeford," River, Dover, and the late Rev. E. A. Alderson (Chaplain to the Forces, 1st Cl.). Cemetery: Struma Military Cemetery. Ref: VI. F. 11. Born Dover 1881. 1901 Elms Bank, Temple Ewell, son of Mary, widow

ALLEN, STUART. G/13700. Lance Corporal, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France. 03/05/1917. Son of William Allen, of 39, Dour St, Dover. Kent. Born: Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Arras Memorial. Bay 2. Born Ashby-de-la-Zouch 1894. 1901 Beaver Rd., Ashford, son of William & Caroline (Linendraper’s Assistant)

AMOS, RICHARD. 910182. Gunner, Royal Field Artillery. 1072nd Bty. 222nd Bde. Died: India. 27/06/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial. Face A.

AMOS, Albert Edward. 52863, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds: France. 14/10/1916. Aged 22. Born: Peckham, Surrey. Residence: River, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Grove Town Cemetery. Meaulte. Ref: I. L. 45.(Listed on River Church Memorial.) Born Peckham 1893. 1901 60 Upper Milton St., Gillingham, son of Albert & Jane (bricklayer), both of Dover

AMOS, James Ernest 19304. Born Whitstable 1876. 1901 a carpenter in Whitstable, wife Alice. 1912 at 13 Beaconsfield Ave., Dover. Airman 2nd Class RFC. Died 17/2/1916 aged 40. Curragh Military Cemetery, Ireland.

ANDREWS, CHARLES RAYMOND. Captain, Cheshire Regiment. 2nd Bn. Died: Flanders. 24/05/1915. Age 25. Son of Mrs. A. G. Andrews, of 6, Ennismore Gardens, Dover, Kent. and the late Lt. Col. R. C. Andrews (Indian Army). Memorial: Ypres Menin Gate. Panel 19-22.

ANDREWS, George William. 24812. The Queens (Royal West Surrey Regt ) 2nd Bn. Killed in action: 26/10/1916. Flanders. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Perth Cemetery. (China Wall) Ref: III. F. 12. Also listed on Christ Church memorial. Born Dover 1896, brother of Richard below. 1901 at 9 Hartley St., Dover, son of George & Agnes (greengrocer)

ANDREWS, Richard Stephen. 37467. The Queens ( Royal West Surrey Regt ) Died of wounds: France. 21/03/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Noyon, New British Cemetery. Ref: I. C. 7. Also listed on Christ Church memorial. Born Dover 1898, brother of George above. 1901 at 9 Hartley St., Dover, son of George & Agnes (greengrocer)

ANSTREWS, H R. Actually:

ANDREWS, HENRY RICHARD. K/12672. Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Arethusa." Died: 11/02/1916. Age 22. Son of Henry James and Henrietta Andrews, of 32, Military Rd. Dover. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 17. Born Dover 1896, son of Henry & Henrietta (dealer) of 32 Military Rd (and 1901 and 1912). Also on Christ Church memorial

ARNOLD, William John. Mercantile Marine. S.S. "Achille Adam" (London). Died 23/03/1917 aged 27. Son of Edward Richard and Elizabeth Hannah Arnold. of 13, Bulwark St. Dover Kent. Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial. Born Dover 1889. 1901 2 Aycliffe Cottages, Old Folkestone Rd., Dover, son of  Edward and Elizabeth (Assistant Storekeeper for SECR)

ASHMAN, Charles William. G/5072. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 8th Bn. Died of wounds:15/06/1917 aged 35. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ashman, of Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Dickebusch New Military Extension. Ref: III. C. 42. Born Dover 1881. 1901 1 Dour Cottages, Charlton, Dover, son of Edmund & Charlotte (shoemaker)

ATKINS, HENRY RICHARD. K/7427. Leading Stoker, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Simoom." Died: 23/01/1917. Age 27. Son of Henry Edward and Elizabeth Jane Atkins, of 122, Clarendon Place, Dover. Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 23. Born Mottingham 1889. 1901 80 Clarendon Place, Dover, son of Henry & Elizabeth (general labourer). Listed on Christ Church memorial, as Richard Henry Atkins

ATTENBOROUGH, HERBERT GEORGE GOMER.36843 Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 21/09/1917 aged 23. Son of George Herbert and Marian Attenborough, of 8, Matthews Place, Dover. Born at Chislehurst. Cemetery: Charlton, Dover Kent. Ref: I. G. 12. Born Chislehurst 1894. 1901 Camden Wood, Chislehurst, son of George and Marion (coachman). 1912 8 Matthews Place

AUSTEN, FRANK. 160103. Royal Garrison Artillery, 1st/1st Kent Heavy Bty. Died of wounds: 25/03/1918 aged 41. Husband of Rose Austen, of 97, Balfour Rd. Dover Kent. Born: Ramsgate, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval. Ref: I. C. 10. Born Ramsgate 1877. 1901 listed as Austin, grocer’s assistant, Golden Ball pub, Ramsgate, son of Sarah, widow (licenced victualler)

AUSTIN, JOHN JAMES. 44355. South Wales Borderers, 10th Bn. Died of wounds, 15/09/1918 aged 29. Son of Edward Austin, of 3, Edred Rd. Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Woolwich, Kent. Formerly: 183872, ROYAL ENGINEERS. Cemetery: Varennes Military Cemetery. Ref: IV. A. 28.  Born Dover 1889. 1901 1912 3 Edred Rd., son of Edward Walter & Mary  (iron foundry furnace maker).

AUSTIN, Edward Walter. S/1385. Lance Sergeant, Rifle Brigade. Killed 5/10/1917 aged 23 (aged 53), son of Thomas Henry & Emmaline, 2 New Rd., Swanley Junction, Kent. Tyne cot Memorial. ?1901 3 Edred Rd, husband of Mary, iron foundry furnace maker?

BACK, CHARLES HENRY. G/20828. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7th Bn. Killed in action: 23/03/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Pozieres, Panel 16. France.

BACK, John Richard 199592. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. Killed 22/9/1914. Chatham Naval Memorial. Born Charlton, Dover 1882. 1901 Ordinanry Seaman on HMS Ocean, Hong Kong

BAILEY BENJAMIN J. G/9690. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: 07/10/1916. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Thiepval. Pier and Face. 5 D. France. Born Dover 1878. 1901 a wood sawyer, 12 Victoria Rd., Dover, son of William & Charlotte (timber carter)

BAILEY, E. ?Probably Ernest Bailey, Deck Hand R.N.R., H.M. Trawler ‘Lindsell’. Died 03/07/1914. Born Dover 1895, son of William and Mary, 15 Beaconsfield Rd.

BAILEY, EDWIN THOMAS. 10962. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 49th Field Coy. Killed in action: France. 09/09/1916. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted Folkestone, Kent. Formerly: G/21328, R, FUS. Cemetery: Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

BAILEY, FREDERICK CHARLES. 55794. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.16th Bn. Killed in action 26/12/1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Bailey, of 81, Hillside Rd. Buckland, Dover Kent. Born: Rotherhithe, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 18868, ROYAL WEST SURREY REGT. Cemetery: Croix-Du-Bac british Cemetery, Steenwerck. Ref: I. C. 5. Born Rotherhithe 1898. 1901 at Rotherhithe, son of Frederick J. & Eliza (general labourer). 1912 family at 13 Hillside Rd., Dover.

Baker, G F. No information currently available

BAKER, GEORGE HENRY. L/9387. Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 14/091914.Born: Margate, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial. Born Margate 1892. 1901 10 Hillside Rd., Dover, son of William & Sarah (carpenter)

Baker, J.  No information currently available

BALDING, FRANK. 10207. Manchester Regiment, Army Pay Corps. Died: Home. 13/07/1918. Aged 25. Husband of Evelyn Beatrice Balding. of 8, The Avenue, Kearsney, Nr Dover Kent. Born: Ranley, Louth. Enlisted: Oldham. Cemetery: Louth Cemetery. Ref: 27. 71. Lincolnshire. (Listed on the River Memorial). Born Rauby, Lincs., 1894. 1901 Austen Fen, Yarburgh, Lincs., son of Marshall & Lizzie (farm foreman).

BALLARD, Thomas John. 6434. 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays). Died of wounds: 16/09/1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr. R. J. Ballard, of 6, Randolph Rd. ( Union Rd.) Dover. Born: Buckland, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Buckland, Dover Kent…….. T Ballard on Dover Memorial:….. Thomas John Ballard on Soldiers Died CD: Cemetery: Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte. Ref: I. C. 30. Born Dover 1890. 1901 40 George St., Dover, son of Richard & Rose (navvy). 1912 6 Randolph Rd.

BANKS, FREDERICK WILLIAM (Frank). 3361. Middlesex Regiment, 1st/8th Bn. Killed in action: France 15/09/1916. Aged 36. Son of Richard and Emily Banks, of 9, Albert Rd. Dover Kent. Born: Charlton Kent. Enlisted: Hounslow, Middlesex. Residence: Twickenham, Middlesex…… Soldiers died CD: Lists, Frank William Banks: Service No: T.F.3361. Cemetery: Combles, Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: II. F. 48. Born Frank Banks 1879 Dover. 1901 pupil teacher, 3 Harold Cottages, Ashen Tree Lane, Dover, son of  Richard & Emily (florists shop assistant). 1912 9 Albert Rd.

BARBER, GEORGE JONATHAN. 32552. East Surrey Regiment, 8th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 12/10/1917. Age: 29. Son of Ellis and Caroline Barber, of Buckland Farm, Dover. Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Waterford, Ireland. Formerly 32902, 17th LANCERS. (Duke of Cambridge's Own). Memorial: Tyne Cot, Panel 79 to 80 and 163A. Born Hougham 1887. 1901 5 Aycliffe Cottages, Old Folkestone Rd., Dover, son of Ellis & Caroline (farmer)

BARCLAY, E. W. H. Second Lieutenant, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry.2nd Bn. Died: France. 27/01/1918. Cemetery: Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand. Ref: IV. A. 7. Soldiers died CD: Lists: Edward Wilfred Howard Barclay. Born Dover 1898. 1901 3 Park Ave., Dover, son of Edward & Edith (Organist & Professor of Music). 1912 Willersley, Park Ave.,

BARDEN, WILLIAM JOHN. G/20129. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn.Killed in action: France 03/05/1917. Born: St Marys, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Dover.Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Arras Memorial. Bay 2. Born Dover 1878. 1901 barman of 39 York St., Dover, son of Emily, widow. 1912 18 York St.

BARKER, WILLIAM JOHN. Second Lieutenant, Royal Air Force. Date of death, 27/04/1918. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Burwood Barker, of 1, Malthouse Cottage, St. Radigunds Rd. Dover. Cemetery: ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL. Ref: C. 1.

BARNARD, SIDNEY HERBERT. 4074. Honourable Artillery Company No. 1 Coy. 1st Bn. Killed in action: France. 13/11/1916. Aged 32. Son of Mrs. M. R. Barnard, of 157, Folkestone Rd. Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Armoury House. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 8 A. Born Cowes, Isle of Wight, 1884. 1901 grocer’s clerk in Cowes, son of Thomas E. & Martha R. (grocer/provisions merchant). 1912 T.E. Barnard, family grocer shops at 56 Biggin St., 14 Woolcomber St. and High St. Deal.

BARRON, SYDNEY WILLIAM JAMES. Lieutenant. Nationality: Indian. Indian Army Reserve of Officers. Secondary Regiment: 53rd Sikhs (Frontier Force) Died: of malaria. 25/07/1918. Age 32. Only son of William and Frances Barron, of 64, Dour St. Dover. Cemetery: Alexandria ( Hadra ) War Memorial Cemetery. Ref: B. 4. Dover Grammar School boy 1900-1904 .Apprentice engineer at A.L. Thomas’s Dour Foundry. Emigrated to Borneo to work as rubber estate engineer. Signed up at Singapore in Baluchistan Light Infantry. Served and died in India.

BARSTOW, M.W. Probably Michael William Barstow, born Canterbury 1897, son of Rev. T.W. & Maud (Clerk in Holy Orders). 1901 at Greenhill, Derbyshire. 2nd Lieut., RGA. Died 3/6/1917

BARTLETT, C.F. No information currently available

BARTON, HARRY FREDERICK. G/9029. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 8th Bn. Killed in action: France. 06/09/1916. Age 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Barton, of 31, Peter St. Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5 D. Born Dover 1896. 1901 17 Hartley St., Dover, son of Edward & Emma (navvy)

BARTRAM, Harry Brocklesby. Captain, Royal Horse Artillery ‘E’ Battery. Killed 16/9/1914 aged 36. Only son of Rev. Canon & Mrs Henry Bartram and husbamd of Alice Bartram of Blidworth Dale, Linby, Notts. Rev. Bartram was Vicar of Dover St. Marys and Chaplain of Dover Corporation 1901 to 1912. 1901 Henry & Amy Bartram (clergyman in Church of England), 14 Waterloo Crescent. Harry’s son Harry Bob Brocklesby Bartram, Royal Artillery, was killed in 1941

BARWICK, John B. 2388. Royal Engineers, 1st/3rd Kent Field Coy. Died: Gallipoli. 28/10/1915. Born: Folkestone, Kent. Enlisted: Gillingham, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Helles Memorial. Panel 23 to 25. or 325 to 328. Born Folkestone 1881. 1901 plumber’s labourer, 94 Clarendon Rd., Dover, son of Thomas & Selina (blacksmith)

BATES, GEORGE. G/16787. Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) "A" Coy. 1st Bn. Killed in Action. Flanders. 03/10/1917, Age 32. Son of James and Elizabeth Bates. Husband of Mrs. A. Bates, of 69, Longfield Rd. Dover. Born at Elmstead, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Bedford House Cemetery. Enclosure, No 4. XIII. A. 19.

BAYARD, R.A.R. Lieutenant, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Killed in action. Flanders, 17/05/1916. Cemetery: Essex Farm. Reginald Aubrey Richard Bayard. Information from, C.W.G.C. and Soldiers Died CD. Cemetery: Essex Farm Cemetery. Ref: II. R. 12.

BAYLEY, James T. Private, 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt). Canadian National. Born Dover 1884. 1901 carpenter’s apprentice, 14 Liverpool Terrace, Dover, grandson of Jane Bayley (1912 same address).

BEAN, ALEXANDER JOHN. G/9311. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7th Bn. Killed in action, 12/10/1917 Age 20. Son of Albert Edward Leonard Bean and Henrietta Christina Bean. of 290, London Rd. Dover Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Cement House Cemetery. Ref: VII. D. 21. Born Dover 1897. 1901 & 1912 290 London Rd., Dover, son of Leonard & Henrietta (music teacher & piano teacher)

BEAN, WILLIAM EDWARD CHARLES. 75976. Royal Fusiliers,2nd/2nd Bn. Killed in action, 24/04/1918. Age 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Bean, of 126, Union Rd. Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Formerly: TR/9/1874, 26th T.R. BATTN…Secondary Regiment: London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Cemetery: Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux. Ref: VII. B. 4.

BEATTIE, HENRY. 174658.( BEATTY ). Royal Garrison Artillery, 237th Siege Bty. Died of wounds, 09/04/1918. Son of Henry Beattie; husband of Mrs. Beattie, of 106, Mayfield Avenue Flats, Dover. Born Dover, Kent. Served in the Somaliland Campaign. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: LILLERS COMMUNAL. Ref: V. F. 13.

BECKS, Thomas H.C. Born Dover 1887. 8 Tower Street, Dover 1901. 17 Tower St 1912. Son of Thomas and Emma Jane. Brother of William below

BECKS, William James. L/8788. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 2nd Bn. Died of wounds: 16/03/1915. Age 29. Son of Thomas and Emily Jane Becks, of 3, Stone Cottages, Temple Ewell, Dover. Born: Charlton, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery, Nord. Ref: J. 33. France. Born Dover 1885. 1901 iron moulder’s labourer, 8 Tower St., Dover, son of Thomas and Emma Jane (Co-op Society bootmaker). 1912 17 Tower St. Brother of Thomas above

BEDWELL, HENRY. G/40872. Middlesex Regiment, 16th Bn. Killed in action, France 31/05/1917. Age 37. Husband of Elizabeth Bedwell, of 38, Adrian St. Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover. Kent. Memorial: Arras. Bay 7.

BEDWELL, THOMAS WILLIAM. 11880. Welsh Regiment, "D" Coy. 8th Bn.Died, Mesopotamia: 15/08/1916. Age 26. Son of Elizabeth Bedwell, of 32, Chapel Place, Dover Kent. Born: Newport, Mon. Enlisted: Newport, Mon. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Kirkee, 1914-1918 Memorial. Face D.

BEER, Edward Albert. Second Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery. 298th Siege Bty. Died Flanders, 22/09/1917. Age 30. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Beer, of 14, Avenue Rd., Dover; Kent. husband of Mrs. Beer, of Toowoomba, Australia. Cemetery: VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES No.1 and No. 2. Supplementary notes: 298SB. Born Dover 1887. 1901 Shop at 74 Biggin Street, Dover, son of Edward & Ann, (hatters shopkeeper). 1912 E. Beer, hosier, 80 Biggin St.

BEER, William Thomas.  Born Poplar, London 1885, Son of Alfred & Alice, (bath chair-man), 13 Woolcomber St., Dover.. 1912 13 Woolcomber, Bath Chair Proprietor & Confectioner. Also on Christ Church Memorial

BEERLING, ARTHUR, L/8018. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Killed in action, Flanders 18/10/1914. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT. Panel 2. Born Dover 1882. 1901 hairdresser living with brother Edward Beerling (hairdresser) at 9 Princes St., Dover, also their place of business.

BEESTON, REGINALD CLIFFORD. 125197. Trumpeter, Royal Garrison Artillery. "A" Bty. 13th Fire Command. Died: Home. 09/11/1918. Age 16. Son of Mrs. M. Rumens (formerly Beeston), of 4, Millais Rd., Dover, and the late Q.M.S. Beeston (R.G.A.). Born: Buckland, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Warley, Essex. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Buckland, Dover Kent. Ref: D 2300. Son of Clifford & Maude Beeston –1901 at Broadlees Camp, Guston, Sergeant-Major in RGA

BELCHER, JAMES. 66406. Serjeant. Royal Field Artillery, "C" Bty. 107th Bde. Killed in action, France & Flanders. 10/04/1917. Age 35. Son of Fredrick and Harriet Belcher, Husband of Hilda Belcher, of 1, Edgar Crescent, Buckland, Dover. Born at Dover Kent. Born: Stratford, Essex. (Plaistow, Essex ). Awards: MM. Cemetery: Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: I. E. 11. Born Dover 1882. 1901 a blacksmiths labourer, 15 Queens Gardens, Dover, son of Frederick & Harriet (Coachsmith)

BELLFIELD, Walter Henry Francis. L/7424. Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) "F" Coy. 1st Bn. Date of Death: 17/08/1915. Age 25. Son of Walter Henry and Minnie Bellfield, of 60, Folkestone Rd., Dover Born: Hoxton, Middx. Enlisted: Shorncliffe, Folkestone Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Died of wounds. France & Flanders. Cemetery: SOUTHEND-ON-SEA (Sutton Road). Ref: A. 1169. Born Hoxton 1889, son of Walter & Minnie (commercial coachman). 1901 Cann Hall, Essex. 1912 64 Folkestone Rd., Dover. Also on Christ Church Memorial

BELSEY, ALFRED ISAAC. 10443. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 2nd Bn. Died of wounds, Salonika. 27/07/1916. Age 19. Son of Edward and Sarah Margaret Belsey, of 13, Albion Place, Dover Kent. Born: St Mary`s, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Lahana Military Cemetery. Ref: II. E.2. Born Dover 1896. 1901 18 Albion Place, son of  Edward & Sarah (general labourer)

BELSON, George Lewis.  Boy Artificer, Royal Navy, HMS Fisgard. Died 3/12/1914, accidental death. Born Gravesend 1897. 1901 at Deptford, son of George H. & Eliza (Customs Boatman). 1912 G.H. Belson, Customs Preventiveman, 21 Astley Ave., Dover. Dover Grammar School Boy 1909-11

BERRY, WILLIAM JAMES. J/11168. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. H.M.S. Pembroke, formerly H.M.S. Grampus. Died: 14/02/1916. Age 22. Son of Mrs. A. K. Walker (formerly Berry), of 31, Limekiln St, Dover, Kent. and the late S. Berry. Cemetery: Dover, St Mary`s, New Cemetery, Ref: E. 1. 23.

BETTS, James E.W. Born Dover 1875, son of James E. & Eliza Betts (mariner, 1901 at 12 Chapel St., Dover). 1901 Stoker, HMS Proserpine, Bermuda.

BIDGOOD, T.A.T. No information currently available

BINGHAM, Stephen. 57401. Royal Welsh Fusiliers,4th (Garr.) Bn. Died: 19/12/1917. France & Flanders. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 37499, Royal West Surry Regiment. Cemetery: Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: 1. A. 10. Born Dover 1880. 1901 stableman, 1 Exhibition Cottages, Trevanion St., Dover, son of Henry & Hannah (goatman). 1912 Stephen at 3 Mill Lane

BISH, EDWARD THOMAS. L/6774. Company Quartermaster Serjeant, Royal Sussex Regiment. "E" Coy. 2nd Bn. Died of wounds: 19/09/1914. Age 30. Son of Thomas and Alice Bish, of Dover. Husband of Lydia N. A. Bish, of 137, Hartington Rd. Brighton. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: London. Cemetery: St. Nazaire. Toutes-Aides Cemetery. Ref: A. 12. France.

BISHOP, F.G. J/6765. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Conquest." Died: 28/03/1916. Age 21. Son of William James and Florence Bishop, of 6, Durham Place, Dover. Cemetery: St. Mary, Shotley Churchyard. R.N. Plot 103.

Bishop, William T. Born Dover 1890. Paradise St., Dover 1901. Stepson of Archibald McMillen (railway carman) and Eliza.

BLACK, NEVILLE VICTOR. 36679, Royal Sussex Regiment, 11th Bn. Died: Russia. 13/10/1918. Age 21. Son of Mrs. Bertha J. Black, of 19, Tower Hamlets Rd. Dover Kent. (buried in Petsamo Evangelic-Lutheran Cemetery). C.W.G.C. List the Cemetery: as MURMANSK NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. Born Dover 1897. 1901 8 Church St., Dover, son of Victor & Bertha (general labourer) living in home of Berth’s father, Albert Craig.

BLACKETT, W.B.S. No information currently available.

BLACKFORD, WILLIAM JAMES. Engineer Commander, Royal Naval Reserve. H.M.S. "Engadine." Died: 01/01/1920. Age 51. Son of William Farmar Blackford and Elizabeth Blackford, of Dover, Kent. Husband of Amy Kendall Blackford, of 97, Folkestone Rd. Dover, Kent (and 1912 at this address). Cemetery: Charlton, Dover Kent. Ref: H. 20. 1890 William Blackford, marine engineer, born Dover 1869, 16 Hawkesbury St., Dover, son of Elizabeth (widow). Also on Christ Church Memorial

BLANCHE, WILLIAM EDWARD THOMAS. 56687. Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery. 15th Siege Bty. Died of wounds. France & Flanders. 25/04/1916. Age 23. Son of William Edward and Maria Blanche, of 32, Greenlands Terrace, Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Berles-Au-Bois Churchyard Extension. D. 3. Born Dover 1892. 1901 47 Monins Rd., Dover, son of William & Maria (railway gateman)

BLAND, JOSEPH HENRY. G/9033. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Died of wounds: France & Flanders. 30/09/1916. Age 20. Son of Mrs. E. Bland, of 1, St. James's Passage, Dover (and 1912). Born: Cork, Ireland. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: St James`s Dover, Kent. Grave/Memorial Ref: D.V.12.

BLATCHFORD, JOHN WILLIAM. 56192. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 74th Bn. Killed in action: France. 22/09/1918. Age 25. Son of James and Ann Eliza Blatchford. of 7, Maison Dieu Place, High St. Dover. Kent. Enlisted: Herne Bay, Kent. Formerly: 2170, R.E. KENT MOUNTED RIF. Cemetery: Ronssoy Communal Cemetery. B. 11 Born Dover 1893. 1901 7 Maison Dieu Place, son of James & Ann (life & fire insurance agent)

BLAXLAND, THOMAS. Pilot. Mercantile Marine, Cinque Ports Pilot, (Perm). S.S. Thornaby. Died: 28/02/1916. Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL.

BLIGH, W.V. K/3614. Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. H.M.S. Wallington. Died 24/02/1919. Cemetery: St Mary`s, Dover Kent. Ref: J. H. 9.

BLUNDELL, CHARLES PERCIVAL. 16936. 2nd Corporal, Royal Engineers. 54th Field Coy. Died of wounds. France & Flanders. 08/11/1915. Age 28. Son of Charles and Susannah Blundell, of Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre. Div. 19. L. 4. Born Dover 1887. 1901 telegraph messenger, 16 Kimberley Terrace, Douglas Rd., Dover, son of Susannah (widow) (and 1912)

BLYTHE, HORACE EDWARD. TF/6487. Middlesex Regiment, 1st/7th Bn. Killed in action: France. 07/10/1916. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: THIEPVAL. Pier and Face 12D and 13 B. Born Dover 1890. 1901 44 1 Edgar Crescent, son of George & Selina (general dealer). 1912 44 Union Rd.

BLYTHE, REGINALD. L/18100. Royal Fusiliers, 4th Bn. Killed in action: France. 14/09/1914. Age 21. Son of Archibald James, and A. Blythe, of 8, Tynemouth St. Fulham, London. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Hounslow. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial. Born Dover 1892. 1901 in Islington, London, son of Archibald & Harriet (carpenter)

BLYTHE, WILLIAM. 13353. Serjeant, Royal Fusiliers. 8th Bn. Killed in Action: France. 07/07/1916. Age 27. Awards: MM. Husband of Susan Blythe, of 2, Ethelbert Rd. Tower Hamlets, Dover. Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: London. Residence: Dover, Kent.

Memorial: Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 8. C. 9. A. and 16A. Born Dover 1888. 1901 in Islington, London, son of Archibald & Harriet (carpenter)

BOAKES, THOMAS. G/14032. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 6th Bn. Killed in action: France. 03/10/1917. Age 39. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux. Ref: I. N. 22. Born Dover 1876. 1901 1 Bowling Green Hill, boarder, dock labourer. 1912 43 Kitchener Rd.

BORROW, A. No information currently available.

BOURNE, BERTIE JAMES. 102253. Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery. 168th Siege Bty. Killed in action: Flanders. 31/10/1917. Born: Littlebourn, Nr Canterbury Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: River, Dover Kent. Cemetery: Ypres Reservoir Cemetery. Ref: I. I. 63.

BOWLT, BARTHOLOMEW. Fireman, Mercantile Marine Reserve H.M.S. "Stephen Furness," Died: 03/09/1915. Age 27. Son of William and Olive Bowlt, of 12, Victoria St. Dover, Kent. Born at Dover. Cemetery: Screen Wall. 28056. East London, Plaistow. Born Dover 1888, elder brother of Frederick below. 1901 5 York Place, Dover, son of William & Olive (boilermaker) (1912 7 York Place)

BOWLT, FREDERICK WILLIAM. J/29331. Able Seaman, Royal Navy H.M.S. Vindictive. Died: 23/04/1918. Age 19. Son of William and Olive Bowlt, of 17, Union Row, Dover. Cemetery: St James`s, Dover Kent. Ref: P. W. 12A. Born Dover 1899, youngest brother of Bartholomew above. 1901 5 York Place, Dover, son of William & Olive (boilermaker) (1912 7 York Place)

BOWMAN, ARTHUR MORRIS. 41286. Worcestershire Regiment,3rd Bn. Killed in action: France. 20/03/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Thiepval. Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C. Born Dover 1893. 1901 24 Wyndham Rd., Dover, son of Arthur and Elizabeth Mary (diver’s labourer – harbour)

BOYTON, Victor Henry Thompson. 2nd Lieut RGA 289th Siege Bty. Killed 31/5/1917. Son of Charles Taylor Boyton and Fanny May Boyton, of Bank House, Horsefair, Birmingham.

Born London 1897, son of Charles (born Dover) and Fanny (born Ashford). 1901 with mother at her uncles (Robert Ford, baker) in Portsmouth, Charles T., bank accountant, living with his uncle Edward Boyton (bank inspector) in Paddington, London

BRACE, ALFRED WILLIAM. 72353. Private. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 15th Bn. Died of wounds Flanders. 27/02/1918. Age 35. Husband of Alice Brace, of "Huntsville," Church Rd. Hadleigh, Southend-on-Sea. Enlisted: London. Residence: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 33620, R.F.C. Cemetery: Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery. Ref: IV. A. 5.

BRADLEY, CYRIL MONTAGUE. Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery. H.Q. 296th Bde. Died: 02/04/1917. Age 20. Son of Sir A. Montague Bradley and Lady Bradley, of Grovedale, Natal, South Africa. Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery, Ref: VI. J. 19. Bradley, Cyril Montague. Born Dover 1897. Barham Street, Barham 1901. Son of Sir Augustus & Hilda Bradley (solicitor). Bradley’s the Solicitors at 22, Castle St. Dover, Kent.

BRADLEY, George L.H. Born Dover 1888, son of Edwin & Emmeline, corn merchant. Brother of Geoffrey below. 1901 4 Harold Street, business (Bradley Brothers, corn merchants) at Custom House Quay & Strond St.

BRADLEY, GEOFFREY MONTAGU. Lieutenant, Rifle Brigade.6th Bn. Welsh Regiment. Died: 22/12/1914. Age 21. Son of Edwin and Emmeline Mary Bradley (corn merchant), of Leyburne House, Dover. Brother of George above. B.A. Scholar of Jesus College, Cambridge. Ex-captain of Cambridge University Shooting Eight. Memorial: Le Touret. Panel 44. Born Dover 1892. 1901 4 Harold Street, business (Bradley Brothers, corn merchants) at Custom House Quay & Strond St.

BRAND, Benjamin J. S/32. Serjeant, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France & Flanders, 26/09/1915. Age 42. Son of Benjamin John and Ellen Brand, of 30, Oxenden St. Dover kent. Husband of the late Maggie Brand. Also served in the South African Campaign. Native of Chatham. Born: St. Johns, Chatham Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Gravesend, Kent. Cemetery: Calvaire (Essex) Military Cemetery. Ref: III. D. 1. 1901 parents Benjamin & Ellen Brand (tug’s mate – harbour), 20 Winchelsea Terrace, Dover.

BRANN, RICHARD JOSEPH. T/2443. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 5th Bn. Killed in action: 07/01/1916. Born: Charlton, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Theatre of War: M.E.F. Cemetery: AMARA. Ref: XXXI B. 12. Born Dover 1897. 1901 1 Endeavour Place, Buckland, son of Elizabeth, widow.

BREEZE, ALFRED RICHARD. 400393. Essex Regiment, 13th Bn. Killed in action: France. 30/11/1917. Born: Buckland, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Tonbridge, Kent. Residence: Tonbridge, Kent. Memorial: Cambrai. Louverval. Panel 7 and 8.

BRETT, CHARLES MICHAEL. 47046. King's Royal Rifle Corps, 3rd Coy. 18th Bn. Died of wounds: Flanders, 03/10/1918. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Brett, of Dover, Kent. Husband of Evelyn Violet Brett, of Myrtle Cottage, Trinity St. Ryde, Isle of Wight. Born: Rochester, Kent. Enlisted: Ryde, I. of W. Cemetery: Haringhe (Bandagem) Military Cemetery. Ref: III. B. 49. Born Rochester 1896. 1901 in West Ham, son of Edward & Jane (boatman, H.H. Customs) (Edward born Deal, Jane born Kingsdown). 1912 162 Clarendon St. (Customs Preventiveman)

BREWER, ALBERT. Private S/8278. 6th Bn Buffs, East Kent Regiment. Killed in action: France & Flanders. 03/07/16. Born: Buckland, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Shorncliffe, Folkestone Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent.

BRICE, GEORGE FREDERICK. 7101. London Regiment, 1st/19th Bn. Killed in action: France & Flanders. 02/10/1916. Born: Waltham, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 2823, 2/4th E. KENT REGT. Memorial: THIEPVAL.

BRICE, WILLIAM CHARLES. 7115. London Regiment, 1st/19th Bn. Killed in action: France. 02/10/1916. Born: Thanington, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 2766, 2/4th E. KENT REGT. Memorial: THIEPVAL.

BRIDGER, F.E. No information currently available.

BRIGHTMORE, H. No information currently available.

BRINKWORTH, JOHN WILLIAM. CH/20337. Royal Marine Light Infantry, R.M. Depot (Deal), Died: 15/01/1916. Age 18. Son of John C. and Ellen E. Brinkworth, of 58, Longfield Rd. Dover. Kent. Cemetery: Deal Kent. Ref: 2. 1346. Born Gravesend 1897. 1901 in Newhaven, son of John & Ellen (Sergeant in Royal Garrison Artillery) (Ellen born Deal). 1912 71 London Rd., Dover.

BROADBRIDGE, L. No information currently available.

BROCKMAN, ALBERT. G/40914. Middlesex Regiment, 4th Bn. Killed in action: France. 28/04/1917. Age 29. Son of Mrs. A. Brockman, of The Buttway, Cliffe-at-Hoo, Rochester, Kent. Husband of Mary Tucker Brockman, of 35, Longfield Rd. Dover, Kent. Born: Tiverton, Devon. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 2359, ROYAL WEST KENT REGT. Memorial: Arass. Bay 7.

BROMLEY, CECIL PERCY JOHN. 1312. Serjeant (Pilot) Royal Flying Corps, 7th Sqdn. Died: 02/11/1916. Age 20. Son of Percy R. and A. A. Bromley, of 85, High St. Dover. Kent. Memorial: Arras Flying Services Memotial. Born Dover 1896. 1901 280 London Rd., Buckland, son of Percy & Amelia (printer’s clerk). 1912 4 Bartholomew St.

BROOKS, SYDNEY JAMES. G/18227. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1st Bn. Killed in action. France. 03/05/1917. Age 24. Son of Mrs. E. Brooks, of Dover. Husband of M. H. Brooks. of 15, Wood St. Dover, Kent. Born: Margate, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Arras. Bay 2. Sidney J Brooks, born Margate 1893. 1901 164 London Rd., Buckland, Dover, son of John & Elisa (basket maker)

BROWN, ALFRED. K/17384. Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Formidable." Died: 01/01/1915. Age 21. Son of Henry and Marion Brown, of 11, Winchelsea St. Dover. Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Born Dover 1893. 1901 11 Victoria St., Buckland, Dover, son of Henry & Marion (general labourer)

BROWN, G.A. No information currently available.

BROWN, Richard 10318. Royal Fusiliers, 7th Bn. Died: 29/05/1917. Age 21. Son of Esther Rye, of 139, Albert Rd. North Woolwich, London. Native of Dover. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Ref: XII. B. 34.  Born Dover 1895. 1901 2 Chalk Villas, son of Fritz and Esther (labourer at Dover Collliery, born Germany, a naturalised British Subject)There is another BROWN, R. on Panel 6.

Brown, Victor A.E. Born Dover 1898. 44 Longfield Rd., Dover 1901. Son of George and Ellen (railway engine driver). Dover Grammar School boy 1908-1911. 1914 RNVR Anti-Aircraft Corps. KIA Corporal, Lancashire Fusiliers

BROWN, WILLIAM CHARLES. Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery. 387th Siege Bty. 103rd Bde. Died: 07/11/1918. Age 29. Son of William and Alice Brown, of 38, Erskine Park Rd. Rusthall. Husband of Emma Elizabeth Bonnage (formerly Brown), of 19, Union Rd. Dover. Cemetery: St. Paul, Rusthall Churchyard. Ref: 2. 71. Born Brighton 1889. 1901 at Rusthall, son of William & Alice (railway pumping engineer)

BRUCE, H.K. No information currently available.

Brunton, Edward W. Born Dover 1894. St. Radigunds Rd., Dover 1901. Son of William and Annie (Army Pensioner/Market Gardener).

BUTCHER, JOHN WILLIAM. 27449. Lance Corporal, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 2nd Bn. Died of wounds: France. 24/09/1916. Age 25. Son of Mr. H. F. and Mrs. M. A. Butcher, of 46, Eaton Rd. Dover, Kent. Born: Charlton, Dover Kent. Enlisted: London. Residence: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 2587, RIFLE BRIGADE. Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery. Ref: V. H. 70. Born Dover 1891. 1901 8 Granville St., Dover, son of Hary & Mary (leather clicker – bootmaker)

BURLEY, H. No information currently available.

BURROWS, HENRY BASIL. 75373. Royal Fusiliers, 13th Bn. Died of wounds: France & Flanders. 07/06/1918. Age 32. Son of Henry and Anna Burrows, of Dover. Husband of F. L. Burrows, of "Wistaria," 56, Bradbourne Rd. Sevenoaks, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Sevenoaks, Kent. Residence: Sevenoaks, Kent. Formerly: 5637, EAST SURREY REGIMENT. Cemetery: Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport. Ref: VI. J. 3B. Born Dover 1885. 1901 162 Clarendon Place (and 1891 & 1912), tailor’s trimmer, son of Henry & Anna (tailor)

BUSHELL, ARTHUR. G/12279. Private, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 9th Bn. Died: 07/06/1917. Age 38. Son of the late William and Eliza Bushell, of Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Buckland, Dover Kent. Ref; D. 2356. Born River, Dover 1880. 1901, timekeeper, 9 Oswald Rd., Buckland, Dover, son of Eliza (widow)

BUTLER, R.E.H. No information currently available.



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