THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


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CASUALTIES ON THE TOWN MEMORIAL

Surnames U to Y 

UPTON, HENRY. 910576. Lance Bombardier, Royal Field Artillery. 1st Bde. Ammunition Col. Died.  Salonika. 11/11/1918. Brother of S. Upton, of Bell Inn, Shepherdswell, Nr Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria. Ref: 739.

USHERWOOD, HORACE CHARLES. G/9118. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Killed in action: France. 15/09/1916. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Usherwood, of 6, Limekiln St. The Pier, Dover, Kent. Born:  Deal, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont. Ref: X. N. 2.

VALE, F J.                                No information currently available.

VANSON, R.                           No information currently available.

VIGOR, CHARLES JOHN              Nationality: Canadian. Private Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) 7th Bn. Age: 30 Date of Death: 13/01/1921 Service No: 17289 Additional information: Son of Frederick and Annie Vigor, of 46, Snargate St., Dover. Born at Burwash, Sussex. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: H. C. 15. Cemetery: Buried Dover St Maryís

WAIGHT, JOSEPH HENRY. G/5967. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) "C" Coy. 2nd Bn. Died of wounds: France. 05/05/1915. Age 27. Husband of E. J. Waight, of 1, Beaconsfield Villa, Hardwicke, Rd. Maxton, Dover, Kent. Born:  London. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Ref: I. G. 1A.  Soldiers died CD: Lists Name as,  John Henry Waight. Christ Church memorial

WALL, THOMAS WALTER. 168982. Gunner, Royal Field Artillery. H.Q., 190th Bde. Died of wounds: France. 23/10/1916. Age 19. Son of Thomas and Mary Arm Wall, of 8, Millais Rd. Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery. Ref: VIII. C. 9.

WALLER, FREDERICK WILLIAM. 3/11187. Company Serjeant Major, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). 8th Bn. Killed in action: Dardanelles. 07/08/1915. Husband of Charlotte Waller, of 41, Maison Dieu Rd. Dover, Kent. Born:  Kamptee, India. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Helles Memorial. Panel 117 to 119.

WALSH, PERCY JOHN. 8639. Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles. 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 26/10/1914. Born:  Newry, Co Down. Enlisted:  Dublin. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Le Touret Memorial. Panel 42 and 43.

WALTER, EDWARD JAMES. 9460. Private, Middlesex Regiment. 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 25/01/1916. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres. Ref: IX. E. 48.

Ward, Robert Henry Ė not on war memorial. Christ Church Memorial

WARD, SIDNEY GEORGE. 203220. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) "D" Coy. 1st/4th Bn. Died:  India. 16/08/1918. Age 23. Son of Arthur Allan and Alice Ward, of 56, Monins Rd. Dover, Kent. Buried in Ranikhet, New Cemetery. Born:  Faversham, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai. Face 7.

WATERS, W.         Believed to be:

WATERS, WILLIAM. 8593. Private, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1st Bn. Killed in action: France. 17/09/1914. Age 29. Husband of Lottie Mabel Waters, of 3, West St, Dover. Kent. Born: Liverpool. Enlisted: Liverpool. Memorial: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.

WATSON, A V C.              No information currently available.

WATSON, FRANK. G/190. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France. 13/10/1915. Age 23. Son of Mr. E. Watson. Born:  Woolwich, Kent. Enlisted:  Woolwich, Kent. Residence:  Charlton, Kent.  ( Charlton, Dover Kent.) Memorial: Loos. Panel 15 to 19.

WATSON, G.                         No information currently available.

WATSON, ROBERT CHARLES, G/18662. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7th Bn. Killed in action: France. 03/05/1917. Born: ?. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Arras. Bay 2.

WATTS, ARTHUR HERBERT. L/10044. Serjeant, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 21/07/1916. Age 21. Born:  Deal, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ref: I. N. 12.

WATTS, WALTER EDWARD ALFRED. G/5428. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France. 03/07/1916. Age 22. Son of Walter and Edith J. Watts, of 38, Old Folkestone Rd. Dover, Kent. Born:  Deal, Kent. Enlisted:  Canterbury, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuile. Ref: II. D. 11.

WAYTE, JOHN Nathan. 2181. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 1st/4th Bn. Died: India. 19/02/1915. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Kirkee 1914-1919 Memorial. Face 3. Christ Church memorial

WEBB, H C.                       No information currently available.

WELLS, ARTHUR JOHN. 35960. Private, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 37th Bn. Killed in action: France. 26/08/1918. Born:  St Mary`s, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers. Ref: I. A. 9.  Formerly:  9405, E, KENT REGT.

WELLS, ERNEST. 46753, Rifleman. Rifle Brigade, London Regiment. Secondary Regiment: London Regiment. Secondary Unit Text: posted to 2nd/10th Bn. Died of wounds: Home. 03/12/1918. Age 19. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wells, of Dover. Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Buckland, Dover Kent. Cemetery: Dover, Buckland Cemetery. Ref: D. 2194.  Formerly: TR/13/58251, T.R.

WEST, WILLIAM. 2116. Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. 4th Bn. Killed in action: Balkans. 21/02/1917. Age 31. Son of John and Frances West, of 4, Dour Terrace, Temple Ewell, Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Chatham, Kent. Residence: Temple Ewell, Dover Kent. Memorial: Mikra Memorial.

WHILES, THOMAS PERCY. G/29544. Private, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 10th Bn. Died: 25/10/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery. Ref: II. C. 12. Born Dover 1900

WHITEMAN, EVELYN GUY. D/3258. Serjeant, 4th Dragoon Guards (Royal Irish) "B" Sqdn. Killed in action: France. 06/09/1914. Age 24. Son of Nelson and Eliza Hannah Whiteman of "Woodlands," River, Dover, Kent. Born:  Sandhurst, Hawkhurst Kent. Enlisted:  Canterbury, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery. Ref: 1. D. 34. Born Sandhurst 1890. 1901; 1 Oswald Place, Dover, son of Nelson & Eliza, tram driver

WICKES, T R E.                        No information currently available. 

WICKHAM, CHARLES EDWARD. 68089. Private, Royal Fusiliers. 7th Bn. Killed in action: France. 30/12/1917. Age 29. Son of George Henry and Emily Jane Wickham. Husband of Grace Wickham, of 17, North Rd. Brightlingsea, Essex. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Paddington. Residence: Paddington. Memorial: Thiepval. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16A.   Formerly: 6858, 2/5th Queen`s R.W. Surrey Regt. Born Dover 1889. 1901; 84 Clarendon St., son of George & Emily, marine porter.

WICKHAM, FRANK. 260279. Private, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 1st/6th Bn. Killed in action: France. 13/10/1917. Age 40. Husband of Annie Wickham, of 5, Durham Hill, Dover, Kent. Born:  Hougham, Nr Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: St. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre. Div. 62. J. 4.    Formerly: 2746, E. KENT REGT. Born Dover 1877. 1901; diverís attendant at harbour, 40 & 41 Adrian St., Lodging House and grocers shop owned by George Phillips (Brother-in-Law)

WICKHAM, WILLIAM ERNEST              Serjeant The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Age: 41 Date of Death: 03/05/1917 Service No: G/13557 Additional information: Territorial Force Efficiency Medal. Husband of Eliza Jane Wickham, of I, York Terrace, King's Rd., Herne Bay, Kent. Born Dover 1876. 1891; errand boy, 9 Bowling Green Hill, Dover, son of Eliza, widow, shop assistant. 1901; painter & decorator, Herne Bay, husband of Eliza.

WICKS, ARTHUR GIFFORD. 9077. Private. Honourable Artillery Company.2nd Bn. Died of wounds: France. 02/04/1917. Age 19. Son of John Gifford Wicks and Kate Wicks, of "Snaefell," 39, Priory Hill, Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Aylesbury. Residence: Chesham, Bucks. Cemetery: Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps. Ref: IV. G. 2.

WICKS, THOMAS RAYMOND. 910889. Driver, Royal Field Artillery. 222nd Bde. Died:  Mesopotamia: 04/05/1917. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Basra. Panel 3 and 60.

WILEY. W.                          No information currently available.

WILLIAMS. G E J.               No information currently available.

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM HENRY. SS/103409. Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. (RFR/PO/B/4468). H.M.S. "Good Hope." Died: 01/11/1914. Age 26. Husband of Minnie Jane Gold (formerly Williams), of 23, Moselle St. High Rd. Tottenham, London. Native of Dover, Kent. Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Ref: 5.

H.M.S. Good Hope. Sunk by gunfire, coronel, Chile. 01/11/1914.

WILLIAMS, WALTER STEPHEN SOCKWELL. J/15758. Able Seaman. Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Defence." Died: 31/05/1916. Age 20. Son of Walter and Alice Williams of 3, Heverham Rd. Plumstead, London. Native of Dover, Kent. Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial. Ref: 12.  (H.M.S. Defence. Was blown up by gunfire, The Battle of Jutland. 31/05/1916.)

WILLS, A.                             No information currently available.

WILLIS, H.                         No information currently available.

WILLSON, ALBERT JOHN. CH/926(S). Private, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 1st R.M. Bn. R.N. Div. Died: 03/08/1916. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Willson, of I, The Esplanade, Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: I. C. 11.

WILSHIRE, CHARLES ERIC. G/9020. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 8th Bn. Killed in action: France. 06/09/1916. Age 20. Son of William Evans Wilshire and Sarah Jane Wilshire, of  6, Barton Path, Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Thiepval. Pier and Face 5 D. Christ Church memorial

WILSON, C E.                         No information currently available.

WILSON, HENRY PORTER. L/10605. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 7th Bn. Killed in action: France. 23/03/1918. Age 23. Son of Henry Porter Wilson and Elizabeth Wilson, of 13, Commercial Quay, Dover. Kent. Born:  Croydon, Surrey. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence,  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Pozieres, Panel 16.

WINKWORTH, EDWIN JOHN. Second Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery. 219th Siege Bty. Died: France. 06/12/1917. Age 38. Son of the late George and Agnes Susan Winkworth, of The Brooklands, Dartford, Kent. Husband of Eleanor Winkworth, of 31, Clarendon Rd. Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: II. C. 1. Christ Church memorial

WISE, JOSEPH. 222824. Leading Signalman, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Flirt." Died: 26/10/1916. Age 29. Son of James Loftus Wise and Agnes Eleanor Wise, of London. Husband of Edith Green (formerly Wise), of Corporation House, Tower Hamlets Rd. Dover, Kent. Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Ref: 14.  Awards: DSM.

WOOD, CHARLES. 120266. Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery. Clearing Office, Died: Home. 16/07/1918. Age 32. Husband of Gertrude Wood, of 7, Charlton Avenue, Dover. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Buckland, Dover Kent. Cemetery: Dover, Kent. Buckland Cemetery. Ref: D. 2750.

WOOD, J F.                       No information currently available.

WOOD, WILLIAM               Captain Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 8th Bn. Age: 37 Date of Death: 31/05/1916 Additional information: Son of James and Anne Elizabeth Wood, of Dover. Born Dover 1879. 1881; 15 Winchelsea, Dover, son of James & Anne Elizabeth, whitesmith

WORSTER,  ALEXANDER FREDERICK. Captain, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Formerly Private 1830 & 240181 East Kent Yeomanry and Captain Corps of Hussars. Died 23rd November 1917. Buried Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France. Grave reference II.E.5.) Alex  (Alec) Worster, Dover Grammar School boy 1909, Lieutenant, died of wounds. Won MC and Bar 18/6/1917 and 17/9/1917, Temporary Second Lieut, 1st Batt EKR. Born Hornsey 1893. 1901; King William IV pub, 72 Biggin St., Dover, son of Alexander & Elizabeth, licenced victualler. Brother of Donald below

WORSTER, DONALD EDWARD. G/4302. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 8th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 11/09/1917. Born:  River, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Tyne Cot. Panel 17.). Born Margate 1894. 1901; King William IV pub, 72 Biggin St., Dover, son of Alexander & Elizabeth, licenced victualler. Brother of  Alexander above

WYBORN, DANIEL. Fireman, Mercantile Marine. S.S. "Achille Adam" (London) Died: 23/03/1917. Age 63. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wyborn. Husband of Elizabeth Wyborn, of 4, Rosebery Terrace, Underdown Rd. Dover, Kent. Born at Sholden, Kent. Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial.

WYBORN, JOHN FREDERICK                 Able Seaman Royal Navy H.M.S. "Laforey." Date of Death: 23/03/1917 Service No: 172563  

WYBORN, JAMES HENRY. 210901. Driver, Royal Field Artillery. 66th Bty. 330th Bde. Died: France. 11/11/1918. Age 36. Son of John and Hannah Wyborn, of Dover, Kent. Husband of Nellie Wyborn, of 25, Folkestone Rd. Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: II. B. 25.

WYNNE, ERIC RALPH LOVATT. Captain. Nationality: 10th Gurkha Rifles, 1st Bn. Died: 26/10/1918. Age 21. Son of Arthur Edwin Wynne, M.A. (Headmaster), of Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon, and the late Georgina Wynne. Memorial: Basra Memorial. Born Dover 1897. College House, Dover College 1901. Son of Arthur & Georgina (Schoolmaster, Dover College). Killed 26/10/1918, Captain 1st Bn 10th Gurkha Rifles, son of Arthur Edwin Wynne, Headmaster of Blundellís School, Tiverton, and the late Georgina.

WYNNE, MAURICE ST. CLAIR PATRICK. Lieutenant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 1st/2nd Bn. Died: France. 11/10/1918. Age 23. Son of Norah Keilthy (formerly Wynne), of Avenue Villa, 15, Frith Rd. Dover, Kent. and the late William Wynne. Cemetery: Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt.Ref: XIV. C. 2.

YOUNG, GEORGE. 25844. Serjeant, United Kingdom. 2nd Garrison Bn. Died:  India. 07/05/1917. Husband of Mary Young, of 191 Old Folkestone Rd. Dover, Kent. Born:  Brora, Sutherland. Enlisted:  Camberwell, Surrey. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial. Face 6.   Formerly:  358, EAST SURREY REGT

YOUNG, JOHN. 891690. Diver's Linesman, Mercantile Marine Reserve. R.F. Aux. Fidget. Died: 01/10/1918. Age 45. Son of John and Mary Ann Young, of Dunmow, Essex. Husband of Rosa Amy Young, of 69, Clarendon Place, Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Charlton, Dover Kent. Ref: I. H. 2.

 

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