THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


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CASUALTIES ON THE TOWN MEMORIAL

Surnames C to D

CANNON, DANIEL EDWARD THOMAS. J/11807. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Formidable." Died: 01/01/1915. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Cannon, of 93, Hillside Terrace, Buckland, Dover. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 9. Born Dover 1894. 1901 3 Claremont Cottages, George St., Buckland, Dover, son of Henry & Emma (bell diver at Harbour Works). 1912 7 Hillside Rd.

CAREY, LEONARD ALBERT. Seaman, Mercantile Marine. S.S. "John O. Scott" (Newcastle) Died: 18/09/1918. Age 17. Son of Henry James and Rosina Adelaide Carey (nee Sharp), of 40, York St. Dover. Kent. Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial. Born Dover 1901, son of Henry & Rosina (coal merchant’s carman) of 4 York St. 1912 40 York St

CARPENTER, ALFRED DAVID. G/15716. Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 8th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 18/06/1917. Age 36. Husband of Ann Carpenter, of 43, Clarendon Place, Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate. Panel 45 and 47. Born Dover 1880. 1901 house painter, 55 Clarendon Place (&1912), son of Richard & Mary (watchman, marine engineering factory)

CASEY, HAROLD THEODORE. G/11131. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 8th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 14/06/1917. Age 19. Son of Thomas and Ann E. Casey, of 3, Palmerstone Terrace, Maison Dieu Rd. Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate. Panel 12 and 14.

CASPALL, PERCY ROBERT. 910504. Royal Field Artillery, 215th Bde. Died: 29/05/1919. Age 25. Son of Henry Freeman and Mary Ann Caspall, of 115, Folkestone Rd. Dover. Kent. (Buried in Deolali Government Cemetery). Memorial: Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial. Face 1. Born Dover 1893. 1901 56 Folkestone Rd., Dover, son of Henry & Mary (general builder)

CATHCART, Edward Walter. Born Sandhurst 1892. Old boy and teacher, Duke of Yorks Royal Military School, Guston, Dover (post 1908 when it moved from Chelsea). Son of Captain Daniel & Emily. 1901 Duke of Yorks Royal Military Asylum, Chelsea, son of Daniel & Emily (military clerk in asylum)

CAVE, HAROLD JAMES. 358121. Royal Garrison Artillery, 115th Heavy Bty. Died: France. 24/04/1918. Age 23. Son of James and Bertha Cave, of 36, Stanhope Rd. Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Etaples, Military Cemetery. Ref: XXXII. C. 6. Born Dover 1895. 1901 29 Dour St., Dover, son of James & Bertha (bootmaker). 1912 30 Dour St.

CAWTE, ALFRED JOSEPH. 9023. Corporal, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 27/04/1915. Age 40. Husband of Emily E. Cawte, of 3, Ruffins Court, Princes St. Dover. Born: Winchester. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate. Panel 6 and 8. Also on Christ Church Memorial

CAY, Arthur Lindesay. Captain (RN) of HMS Invincible. Killed 31/5/1916. Son of Capt. Robert Barclay Cay, J.P., R.N., and Augusta Del Hoste Cay; husband of Mabel Laidley. Son of Robert and Augusta Cay, 27 Maison Dieu Rd. Dover, retired Captian (RN). Born Penzance 1869. 1901 Lieutenant, HMS Hyancinth, Devonport dockyard.

At the Battle of Jutland on May 31, 1916, she was Hood’s flagship of the 3rd Battlecruiser Squadron. She was hit in her "Q" turret by a salvo from Lützow, which blew the roof of the turret over the site. It was either this shell hit which caused a flash down the magazine or a second shell in the same salvo that penetrated the armor and exploded in the magazine, causing a massive explosion. The ship broke in two and sank with the loss of all but six of her crew of 1,021. Admiral Hood and Captain Cay were among the dead.

CHADDOCK, E. No information currently available.

CHAMPION, ALBERT EDWARD. G/12729. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Killed in action: Flanders. 24/02/1917. Age 33. Son of Mrs. Susannah Champion, of 3, Windham Rd. Tower Hamlets, Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate. Panel 11-13 and 14.

CHANDLER, F.G. No information currently available.

CHANDLER, WILLIAM FREDERICK. 37293. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 7th Bn. Killed in action: France. 26/04/1918. Age 20. Son of Mrs. C. Chandler, of 5, Endeavour Place, London Rd. Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Hangard Wood British Cemetery. Ref: II. A. 18. Born Dover 1898. 1901 2 Union Rd., Buckland, Dover, son of Frederick & Clara (corn miller’s drayman)

CHAPMAN, THOMAS HENRY. G/17699. Royal Fusiliers, 13th Bn. Died of Wounds: France. 24/11/1916. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. Ref: O. II. L. 9.? Thomas Henry Chapman, born Dover 1877 (son of Maria (widow in 1901), was a professional photographer at 233 London Road from 1909 but studio still listed until 1922?

CHASE, HAROLD CHARLES. Second Lieutenant, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Bn. Died: France. 08/06/1917. Age 24. Son of William Henry and Fanny Amelia Chase, of 22, Cherry Tree Avenue, Dover Kent. Enlisted in Royal East Kent Yeomanry in Oct. 1914. Gazetted to Lincolnshire Regt. Oct. 1916. Went to France Jan. 1917. Memorial: Arras. Bay 3 and 4.

CHATWIN, Alfred 9109913. Driver, Royal Field Artillery. 222nd Bde. Died of wounds: Mesopotamia. 06/12/1917. Cemetery: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Ref: XIII. E. 5. Soldiers died CD: List as: Alfred William Chatwin. 910913. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Alfred W.S. Chatwin, born Dover 1897. 1901; 7 Tower Hamlets St., Dover, son of Frederick & Margaret.

CHETTLE, ERNEST FREDERICK. Lieutenant, Middlesex Regiment. 7th Bn. Died: France. 05/04/1918. Age 32. Son of Frederick William and Ellen Chettle, of 7, Balfour Rd. Dover. Kent. Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetary. Ref: VII. B. 37. 1912 at 50 Dour St., Dover

CHIDWICK, JOSEPH THOMAS. 32046. South Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 22/03/1918. Age 31. Son of Francis Thomas and Mary Ann Chidwick. of 172, Union Rd. Buckland, Dover Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Pozieres. Panel 48 and 49.

CHURCH, W. No information currently available.

CHURCHILL, G.H.M. No information currently available.

CLACKETT, CHARLES. 203581. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Died of wounds: France. 07/04/1918. Age 20. Son of Charles and Anne Clackett. Born: Colchester, Essex. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir. Cemetery. Ref: V. A. 3.

CLARINGBOULD, THOMAS RICHARD. Trimmer, Mercantile Marine Reserve. H.M.S. "City of Belfast." Died: 26/12/1915. Age 25. Husband of C. M. J. Bullen (formerly Claringbould), of 5, Dickson Rd. Tower Hamlets, Dover. Kent. Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial. Ref: 9.

CLARK, JOHN JACK. 28828. Border Regiment, 11th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 25/11/1917. Age 20. Son of Frederick and Rachel Clark, of 4, Russell Place, Dover. Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Formerly: G/86931, Middx Regt. Memorial: Tyne Cot. Panel 85 and 86. Born Dover 1896. 1901; 11 Russell Place, son of Frederick & Rachel, railway platelayer.

CLARK, P. No information currently available.

CLARK, PERCY JOHN. 8004. Serjeant, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) "A" Coy. 10th Bn. Killed in action. France & Flanders. 27/04/1918. Age 31. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Clark, of 13, Alfred Rd. Dover. Husband of Emily Dode (formerly Clark), of Elmstone Court Lodge, Elmstone, Canterbury. Born: Penge, Kent. Enlisted: Broadstairs, Kent. Residence: Broadstairs, Kent. Cemetery: Hagle Dump Cemetery. I. D. 4.

CLARKE, FREDERICK HENRY. 17949. East Surrey Regiment, 8th Bn. Killed in action: France. 01/03/1917. Age 32. Husband of Nellie E. Cooper (formerly Clarke), of 162, Southwood Rd. St. Lawrence, Ramsgate. Born: Buckland, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Memorial: Thiepval. Pier and Face 6 B and 6 C.

CLARKE, W. No information currently available ? Bill Clark RKKMR?

CLAW, SYDNEY THOMAS. 186777. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. (RFR/CH/B/9334). H.M.S. "Aboukir." Died: 22/09/1914. Age 34. Son of Andrew Edward and Jane Claw, of 18, Trevanion St. Dover. Kent. Husband of Emily Ann Claw, of 7, Trevanion Place, Dover. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 2. 1901; Ordinary Seaman, HMS ‘Minerva’

CLAW, WILLIAM HENRY. J/30330. Boy 1st Class, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Clan McNaughton." Died: 03/02/1915. Age. 17. Son of William H. and Ellen E. Claw, of 128, Union Rd. Dover. Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 10. ( H.M.S. Clan McNaughton. Foundered off the N. Coast of Ireland. 03/02/1915)

CLIFTON, JOHN EDWARD. L/10250. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7th Bn. Killed in action: France & Flanders. 01/07/1916. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-Le-Sec. Ref: II. B. 22. Born Dover 1893. 1901; 3 Avenue Rd., Dover, son of Henry & Louisa, seaman in Mercantile Marine

CLITHEROE, ALFRED WALTER. 267162. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 1st/7th Bn. Killed in action: France. 24/04/1917. Age 36. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Clitheroe, of 8, Woolcomber Lane, Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Canadien Cemetery No.2, Neuville-St. Vaast. Ref: 3. B. 28. Born Dover 1880. 1901; 8 Woolcomber Lane, son of George & Margaret, engine driver.

CLOKE, ALFRED GEORGE. 3954/TS. Trimmer, Royal Naval Reserve. H.M. Trawler, W. H. Podd. Died: 07/12/1915. Age 36. Husband of Ellen Maria Saunders (formerly Cloke), of 8, Primrose Rd. Buckland, Dover. Cemetery: Buckland, Dover Kent. Ref: 1817. Born Dover 1880. 1901; stoker at Gas Works, 1 Hawthorne Cottages, Primrose Rd., son of Albert & Louisa, labourer in gas works.

CLOKE, ARTHUR GEORGE. G/40915. Middlesex Regiment, 4th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 31/07/1917. Age 31. Son of Alexander and Mary Ann Cloke, of 5, De Burgh St. Dover. Kent. Husband of Eveline Ethel Cloke, of 7, Bartholomew St. Dover. Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 2304, R.F.A. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate. Panel 49 and 51.

COLE, JOHN.5254. Company Serjeant Major, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 2nd Bn. Killed in action: 28/03/1918. Awards: MM. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: York. Memorial:Pozieres, Panel 26 and 27. Born Dover 1884. 1901; Boy at Kneller Hall, Royal Military School of Music, Twickenham

COLEMAN, J. E. T. Believed to be
COLEMAN, JAMES. 210882. Gunner, Royal Field Artillery. "B" Bty. 106th Bde. Killed in action: Flanders. 25/08/1917. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Voormezeele Enclosures No. 1 and No. 2. (Could this be: J.E.T. Coleman.)

COLEMAN, JOHN MORRIS. L/9832. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Died of wounds: France. 24/09/1914. Born: St Margaret`s, Nr, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Buckland, Dover Kent. Cemetery: Vailly British Cemetery. Ref: II. F. 19. Born St. Margarets 1893. 1901; Well Lane, St. Margarets, son of James & Mercy, brickmaker

COLEY, William John.  Dover Grammar School boy 1903-1904, 2nd Lieut 3rd Btn Dorestshire Regt. then Lieut. in 1st Bn. Killed 15/7/1916 aged 25. Son of Major W. and Mrs. A. E. Coley, of 91, Birkbeck Rd., Enfield, Middx. Native of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.

COLLARD, GEORGE. 910781. Gunner, Royal Field Artillery. 340th Bty. 337th Bde. Died: Home. 29/01/1917. Age 39. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: River, Dover Kent. St Peter, Churchyard. New ground, 291 (at West end). Born Chilton, Alkham, 1879. 1901; bricklayers labourer, Avenue Rd., River, son of Elinor, widow

COMPER, ERNEST. 184365. Petty Officer 2nd Class, Royal Navy. (RFR/CH/B/3534). H.M. Trawler "Princess Beatrice." Died: 05/10/1914. Age 33. Son of Harry Comper, of The Dover Institute, 6, Biggin St. Dover. Kent. Husband of Alice Jenny Comper, of 49, Hambro Rd. Streatham, London. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 1. Born 1879 Horsham, Sussex. 1901; Leading Seaman, HMS Pembroke, Chatham Dockyard. 1912 E.H. Comper, caretaker, Dover Institute, 6 Biggin St.

COOK, G.                          No information currently available.

COOK, S B.                       No information currently available.

COOK, W.                         No information currently available.

COOKE, Charles Frederick. Chief Petty Officer R.N., HMS Vanguard. Died 9/7/1917 aged 43.  Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Son of Charles and Emma Cooke, of London; husband of Emma Mathers Cooke, of 21, Paulsgrove Rd., Northend, Portsmouth. 1901; Petty Officer, R.N., visitor at Sheerness, born London 1875. 1901; Charles & Emma Cooke, cab driver, 5 St. James’s St., Dover. Brother of below

COOKE, Frederick D. Born Dover 1897. 1901; 5 St. James’s St., son of Charles & Emma Cooke, cab driver. Brother of above

COOKE, FRANK. 212418. Royal Engineers, 429th Field Coy. Died of wounds: France. 07/01/1918. Age 37. Husband of Eleanor Frances Cooke, of 158, Union Rd. Dover. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir. Ref: IV. F. 37.

COOKE, H.                       No information currently available.

COOMBER, H P.             No information currently available.

COOMBS, E.  No information currently available. (EWG Coombs? Dover Grammar 1908-1912. Joined 4th Btn The Buffs 1914 or Ernest Walter Coombs of Wiltshire, Royal Marines Light Infantry, killed on HMS Vindictive, 24.4.1918 and buried St. James cemetery?)

COOPER, ALBERT EDWARD. A/200306. Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 11th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 13/08/1917. Age 21. Son of Frank and Matilda Ann Cooper, of 8, Limekiln St. Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate. Panel  51 and  53.

COPPARD, FREDERICK ALFRED. 60490. Royal Fusiliers, 9th Bn. Died of wounds: France. 12/04/1918. Age 39. Son of Frederick Alfred Coppard, of Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Born: Tunbridge Wells. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 23238, 4th East Surrey Regt. Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Ref:  X. C. 7A.  1912; 13 Peter St., Dover.

CORK, ALFRED GEORGE. 42616. Lincolnshire Regiment, 10th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 17/04/1918. Age 19. Son of Elizabeth Cork, of 14, George St. Buckland, Dover. Born: Dover, Kent: Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Tyne Cot. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A. Born Buckland 1898. 1901; 37 George St., Buckland, son of Elizabeth, housewife

CORK, J.                  No information currently available.

CORK. VICTOR. . G/27665. Corporal, Middlesex Regiment. 2nd Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 28/11/1917. Age 20. Son of Walter and Clara Cork, of 3, Malmains Rd. Maxton, Dover. Kent. Born: Tilmanstone, Nr Dover. Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery. LVIII. B. 23. Born Tilmanstone 1896. 1901; Upper St., Tilmanstone, son of Walter & Clare, gardener

CORTEEN, WALTER. 29318. Private, East Yorkshire Regiment. 7th Bn. Died of wounds: France. 31/03/1918. Age 25. Son of Mr. W. S. and Mrs. E. J. Corteen, of Ivy Villa, Loke Rd, King's Lynn. Native of Peel, Isle of Man. Born: Peel, I of Man. Enlisted: Wakefield. Residence: Norfolk. Formerly: SS/1258. R.A.S.C. Cemetery: Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: III. A. 11. Born Isle of Man 1895. Ethelbert Rd, Folkestone 1901. 48 Dour St. 1912. (family later at Kings Lynn) Son of Walter and Elizabeth (Mason-Diver – Folkestone and then Dover harbour works).

COSHALL, J.  believed to be:  

COHSALL, JAMES. S/10450. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Died of wounds: Flanders. 11/08/1915. Age 19. Son of Mr. T. and Mrs. P. Cohsall, of 15, Bowling Green Hill, Dover. Born: Rochester, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Ref: III. D. 21A. Christ Church memorial. 1912; Thomas Cohsall, 4 Blucher Row       

COURT, BERT JAMES. (BERTIE). S/10338. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Born: Folkestone, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Folkestone, Kent. Died of wounds: France. 11/03/1915. Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres. Ref: IX. C. 66. Born Dover 1897.10 Bridge St. Folkestone 1901. Son of Stephen and Mary (Engineer’s Stores Keeper).

COUZENS, REGINALD HAROLD. 260286. Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 1st/5th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 04/10/1917. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Formerly: 2889, E. KENT REGT. Memorial: Tyne Cot. Panel 23 to 28 and 163A

COUZENS, SIDNEY. A/200261. King's Royal Rifle Corps. 11th Bn. Died of wounds: Flanders. 17/08/1917. Age 23. Son of Eliza Emma Couzens, of 49, Adrian St. Dover, Kent. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Formerly:  2891, E KENT REGT. Cemetery: Dozinghem Military Cemetery. III. F. 12.

COVENEY, ALEC JOSEPH. 613077. London Regiment, 1st/19th Bn.Killed in action: France. 29/09/1916. Age 23. Son of Mrs. Emily Manser Coveney, of 2, Arthur's Place, Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Thiepval. Pier and Face. 9 D 9 C  13C and 12 C.

COVENEY, EDWARD POTTER. 290487. Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France & Flanders. 22/03/1918. Age 22. Son of Mrs. Emily Manser Coveney, of 2, Arthurs Place, Dover. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon. Ref: IV. A. 18. Soldiers died CD: Lists Service No as, 290482. Born Dover 1894. 1901; 52 Clarence St., Dover, son of Alfred & Emily, undertaker

CRASCALL, COULSON HENRY. 177293. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. (RFR/CH/B/2577). H.M.S. "Cressy." Died: 22/09/1914. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 2. Born Dover 1877. Able Seaman Royal Navy HMS Spry, Minster, Isle of Sheppey 1901. Killed 22/09/1914 HMS Cressy Chatham Naval Memorial. Christ Church memorial

CRASCALL, EDWARD FRANCIS. 21352. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 2nd Bn. Died of wounds: France. 02/04/1917. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 10768, East Surrey Regt. Cemetery: Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps. Ref: IV. F. 4. Cristchurch memorial. Born Dover 1889. 1901; 4 Victoria Row, son of Henry & Margaret, general printer. Also on Christ Church Memorial

CREPIN, CHARLES JOSEPH. M/314435. Army Service Corps, 695th Mechanical Transport Coy. Died: Mesopotamia. 27/08/1917. Age 35. Son of Frederick and Ann Crepin, of Dover. Husband of Edith Crepin, of 5, Prospect Place, Buckland, Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Bury St. Edmunds. Residence: Bury St. Edmunds. Cemetery: Basra War Cemetery. Ref: I. B. 2. Born Dover 1882. 1901; 5 Prospect Place, Buckland, son of  Frederick & Ann, labourer at flour mill.1912; Frederick Crepin, 5 Prospect Place, Dover

CROFT, R.J.J.                   No information currently available.

CROFT, WILLIAM JOHN. 7916. Serjeant, Gloucestershire Regiment. "A" Coy. 1st Bn. Died: 27/11/1914. Age. 29. Son of Charles and Emily Croft; husband of Emma Eloie Adamthwaite (formerly Croft), of 38, St. Vincent St. Southsea, Portsmouth. Born at Dover. Cemetery: Brompton Cemetery. Ref: N. 172724. Born Dover 1885. 1901; pawnbroker’s assistant, 7 Church Place, son of Charles & Emily, coachsmith

CROFTS, EDWIN LAWRENCE. G/8388. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France. 27/08/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 3. Christ Church memorial. Born Dover 1888. 1901; 2 Albion Place, son of William & Caroline, general labourer

CROFTS, FREDERICK WILLIAM. L/9742. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action. France. 09/04/1917. Born: St Marys Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Arras, Bay 2. Dover Memorial lists this man as W F Crofts. Also on Christ Church Memorial

CROOCKEWIT, ALEXANDER EDWARD. Second Lieutenant, Bedfordshire Regiment. 1st Bn. Died: 26/10/1917. Age 31. Son of John Henry and Fanny M. Croockewit, of "Menin," 32, Leyburn Rd. Dover. Educated at Bedford School. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XXII. H. 2.

CURLING, ERNEST EDWARD. 34984. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1st/5th Bn. Killed in action: France. 01/10/1918. Age 28. Husband of Ellen Potter (formerly Curling), of 7, Monins Rd. Dover. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Proville British Cemetery. I. A. 33. Christ Church memorial

CURTIS, ALBERT EDWARD. 19384. Leading Stoker, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Tartar." Died: 17/06/1917. Age 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Curtis, of 23, Hope St. Landport, Portsmouth. Husband of Nellie Gertrude Curtis, of Mitre Hotel, 77, Snargate St. Dover, Kent. Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Ref:  26.

DADDS, LEONARD. 71583. Serjeant, Royal Garrison Artillery. 109th Siege Bty. Died: France. 31/10/1918. Born: Folkestone, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. M.M. winner. Cemetery: St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. Born Folkestone 1895. 14 Folly Road, Folkestone 1901. Son of William (Jewellers Traveller) and Eliza (of Dover) Killed 31/10/1918 109th Siege Bty RGA, St. Sever Cemetery Rouen.

DANIELL, F.                No information currently available.

DANIELL, H.E.            No information currently available.

DANIELS, EDWIN THOMAS. G/8803. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 08/06/1916. Age 30. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Daniels, of Whitfield, Dover. Kent. Husband of Lilian A. Daniels, of Crabble Farm Nursery, River, Dover. Born:  Whitfield, Kent. Enlisted:  Canterbury, Kent. Residence:  River, Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Essex Farm Cemetery. II. U. 14.

DARWALL, J.R.               No information currently available.  

DAVIDSON, CHRISTOPHER EDMUND GRANT. Captain, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 1st Bn attd. 6th Bn. Died: 13/10/1915. Age 29. Son of Lt. Col. C. M. Davidson (His Majesty's Bodyguard) and Jessie Rose Oliphant Davidson, of 14, Victoria Park, Dover Kent. Born in London. Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery, Ref: I. E. 11.

DAVIS, A.A.                 No information currently available. Royal Garrison Artillery. Dover Grammar School boy 1911-1914

DAVIS, A.B.                  No information currently available.  

DAVIS, L.                      No information currently available.

DAWES, ARTHUR. G/23870. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 10th (R. East Kent and West Kent Yeomanry). Bn. Killed in action: France. 21/09/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Vis-En- Artios.Panel 3.

DAWSON, WILLIAM HENRY GEORGE. 202602. Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). A Coy. 2nd/4th Bn. Killed in action: Egypt. 24/12/1917. Age 20. Awards: MM. Brother of Mrs. Winifred A. Care, of Glenleven House, 93, Island Wall, Whitstable, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Jerusalem War Cemetery. S. 22.  

DAYNES, CHARLES EDWARD. 6/1509. Private.  Nationality: New Zealand. Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Died: Gallipoli. 08/05/1915. Age 23. Son of Mrs. Phoebe Ann Daynes, of Mill Cottage, Lower Rd. River, Dover, Kent. Memorial: Twelve tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial. Turkey.

DEARLOVE, A.W.           No information currently available.

DENNETT, Thomas S. Born 1898 Kennington, Ashford, son of Thomas S. & Charlotte, florist. 1901; Faversham Rd., Kennington. 1912; 200 Folkestone Rd., Dover.

DENNIS, GEORGE CYRIL. 49415. Rifle Brigade, 1st Bn. Died of wounds: France & Flanders. 11/11/1918. Age 18. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Dennis, of 148, Clarendon St. Dover. Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille. Ref: IX. E. 9. Christ Church memorial

DICKS, S.                         No information currently available.

DIGGINGS, FREDRICK WILLIAM. 32495. Serjeant Major, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 1st Inf. Labour Coy. Died: France. 24/03/1917. Age 51. Husband of  J. Diggings, of 1, Military Cottages, Military Hill, Dover. Native of Ipswich. Born: Ipswich, Suffolk. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Formerly: 5996, Border Regiment. Cemetery: Ste. Marie, Le Havre. Div. 3. K. 11. Christ Church memorial. 1901; Colour Sergeant, Borders Regt., Married Quarters, Carlisle

DIXON, Edward E. Second Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery. 168th Sieg Battery. Died: 09/06/1917. Cemetery: Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery. Ref: IV. D. 2. Born Canterbury 1890, son of Robert of Buckland, Dover. 1901; Minster, Thanet, son of Robert & Mary, railway platelayer

DIXON, PERCY VICTOR. J/18249. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Natal." Died: 30/12/1915. Age 19. Son of Mrs. E. K. Dixon, of 26, Clarendon Rd. Dover, Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, Ref: 9.  Brother of  Regnald James Dixon below.   Born Dover 1895. 1901; 198 London Rd., Dover, son of Herbert E. & Eleanor K., tea agent (grocer) (blind)

DIXON, REGINALD JAMES. 8976. Serjeant, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 25/09/1915. Born:  Buckland, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Shornecliffe, Folkestone Kent. Residence:  Tower Hamlets, Dover Kent. Memorial: Loos, Panel 83 to 85 Born Dover 1890. 1901; 198 London Rd., Dover, son of Herbert E. & Eleanor K., tea agent (grocer) (blind)

DIXON, WILLIAM JOHN. J/5442. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Natal." Died: 30/12/1915. Age 23. Son of William John and Elizabeth Dixon, of 1, Valley Rd. River, Dover, Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, Ref: 9.

DOWLE, ROBERT. 7629. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 10th Bn. Killed in action. Flanders. 24/02/1917. Age 25. Son of Robert James Dowle, of 1, Spring Cottage, Peter St. Dover. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Klein- Vierstraat British Cemetery, I. C. 16.

DOWLE, WILLIAM ROBERT. M/338389. Army Service Corps, 881st M.T. Coy. Died. 14/11/1918. Age 30. Son of Mrs. Dowle, of Dover, Kent. Husband of Ethel Maud Dowle, of 57, Glenfield Rd. Buckland, Dover Kent. Cemetery: Chelakula Military Cemetery, Nish. Ref: A. 6.

DRAPER, A.R.O.           Arthur Reginald Olley Draper, born Eastbourne 1882. 1901 in Fulham. Married 1905 in Fulham. Not in 1912 directory. No Dover Connection?

DREW, EDWIN JOSEPH. L/7787. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 2nd Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 28/05/1915. Age 30. Son of Richard Drew, of Mill Lane, Upper Deal, Kent. Husband of Emma A. Hammond (formerly Drew) of 42, Devonshire Rd. Dover. Born: Walmer, Deal Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate. Panel 12 and 14.  1912; 53 Lowther Rd., Dover

DUNBAR, J.S                      No information currently available.

DUNCAN, ALBERT HENRY. L/9906. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 6th Bn. Killed in action. France. 13/10/1915. Born:  Hougham, Nr Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Canterbury, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Loos Memorial, Panel 15 to 19. Born Dover 1896 (Christ Church Hougham). 1901; 3 Approach Road, Folkestone Rd., Dover, son of Charles & Fanny, army pensioner/general labourer

DUNN, ARTHUR RUBERT. 13030. Worcestershire Regiment, 4th Bn. Killed in action: France. 23/04/1917. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: London. Residence: Ilford, Essex. Memorial: Arras, Memorial, Bay 6.

Dunn, Horace L. Born Dover 1897. 4 Malvern Rd., Dover 1901. Son of Bessie.

DUNN, REGINALD VICTOR. 533281. London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), 1st/15th Bn. Died: 04/05/1917. Age 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis G. Dunn, of 34, York St. Almshouse, Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Kemmel Chateau Military Cemeterey. D. 45.

DUNN, WILLIAM JAMES. L/6842. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 1st Bn. Killed in action: France. 24/03/1915. age 32. Son of Capt. and Mrs. Dunn, of Dover Kent. Husband of Gertrude Dunn, of 48, Dour St. Dover. Born: Charlton, Dover Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Ration Farm Military, La Chapelle-D`Armentieres. Ref:  VI. C. 11.

Durban, Allen Edwin. Born Aylesford 1890. 27 Priory Hill, Dover 1901. 7 Priory Hill 1912. Son of Thomas and Eliza (house decorator). Dover Grammar School boy 1905-1908 Joined 1914 10th Middlesex. Died of fever at Pachmarhie, India, 22/8/1917

DYER, ABRAHAM HENRY MARTIN. 10113. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 1st Bn. Died of wounds: Flanders. 19/04/1916. Age 26. Son of Henry Martin Dyer and Johanna Louisa Dyer, of 192, Union Rd. Dover kent. Born:  St James, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Canterbury, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek, Military Cemetery. Ref: VI. C. 12. Born Dover 1889. 1901; 160 Clarendon St., son of Henry & Johanna, gas fitter/ general smith. Brother of Albert below

DYER, EDWARD GEORGE. T/504. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 1st/4th Bn. Died.  M.E.F. 25/09/1915. Born:  St Mary`s, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Heliopolis (Adan) Memorial. Ref: T/504.  

DYER, ALBERT SIDNEY. L/9940. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 1st Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 20/10/1914. Age 18. Son of Henry Martin Dyer and Johanna Louisa Dyer, of 192, Union Rd. Dover. Born:  Christchurch, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence: Tower Hamlets, Dover Kent.  Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 2.   Dover war Memorial lists his name as:  S. A. Dyer. Born Dover 1895. 1901; 160 Clarendon St., son of Henry & Johanna, gas fitter/ general smith. Brother of Abraham above




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