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CASUALTIES ON THE TOWN MEMORIAL

The 1934 Panel 

BALDRY, ALBERT. 593473. Rifleman, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles). 1st/18th Bn. Killed in action: France. 23/08/1918. Age. 29. Son of the late Henry and Amelia Baldry. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Canterbury, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval. Ref: 10. H. 39.  Formerly: 4290, 4th Buffs.

BLOGG, JAMES. 24678. Private. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 7th Bn. Killed in action: France. 18/11/1916. Age 19. Son of James and Rhoda Martha Blogg, of Dover, Kent. Enlisted: St, Pancras, Middlesex. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Stump Road Cemetery, Grandcourt. Ref: A. 66.   Formerly: 5663, 5th Bn, E. Kent Regt

BROMLEY, GORDON JOHN        Nationality: Australian Rank: Private Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 1st Bn. Date of Death: 05/11/1916. Born Dover 1882, son of John and Evangelina Bromley, proprietors of the Kings Head Hotel, Clarence Place, Dover.

BROWN, RICHARD. 10318. Private, Royal Fusiliers. 7th Bn. Died of wounds: Flanders. 29/05/1917. Age 21. Son of Esther Rye, of 139, Albert Rd. North Woolwich, London. Native of Dover. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Woolwich. Residence:  Woolwich. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Ref: XII. B. 34. There is another R Brown on panel 1.

BROWN, W J. S/13654. Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. Died: 17/09/1919. Age 41. Husband of Maria Brown, of 30, Granville St., Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Buckland, Dover Kent. Ref: 1816.

BROWNING, EASTER. C/8205, Private. Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 09/05/1915. Age 28. Son of Mrs. A. M. Browning, of 120, London Rd, Buckland, Dover. Born: Paddington: Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Memorial: Le Touret Memorial. Panel 20 and 21.Born London 1886. Guitarist, 19 Chapel Place, Dover 1901 Son of William & Annie (musician) Killed 9/5/1915, Private 2nd Bn Royal Sussex Regt, son of Mrs A.M. Browning, 120 London Rd. Buckland, Dover. Kent.

BROWNING, THOMAS JAKEN. 23835. Serjeant, Yorkshire Regiment. 1st Bn. Died of wounds: India. 20/03/1916. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Rawalpindi, India. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Kut War Cemetery. Ref: E. 7.

BURNETT, HAROLD GEORGE. 42243. Sapper, Royal Engineers. 70th Field Coy. Killed in action: France. 24/09/1918. Age 26. Son of Luke and Mary Burnett, of 2, Albert Rd. Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Rugby,Warwickshire. Cemetery: Villers Hill British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain. Ref: III. A. 2.   Formerly: 70th Field Coy.

Buttifint, Henry W. Born River 1892. Ewell St, Temple Ewell 1901. Son of William & Elizabeth (bricklayer’s labourer)

CADMAN, ALBERT GEORGE. L/6380. Serjeant, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. Killed in action: France. 24/06/1917. Age 32. Son of Charlotte Cadman, of 8, Palmerston Cottages, Dover, Kent. and the late Robert Thomas Cadman. Husband of Alice Bertha Cadman, of 164, Clarendon Place, Dover. Served in the South African Campaign. Born:  Buckland, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Loos. Panel 15 to 19.

CAIRNS, H R.                             No information currently available.

CLARETT, FREDERICK GEORGE. M2/050705. Private, Army Service Corps. Died: Home. 25/12/1917. Son of George Clarett, of The Westbury Hotel, Dover, Kent. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: St, James`s, Dover, Kent. Ref: M. G.  23.

COVENTRY, THOMAS EDWARD. 19831. Private, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 6th Bn. Died of wounds: France. 17/09/1916. Age 19. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Molly Coventry, of 35, Castle Avenue, Dover, Kent. Born:  St James, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Marylebone, London. Residence:  Knightsbridge, London. Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L`Abbe. II. H. 42.

CROCKFORD, C W.                       No information currently available.

CRUTCHFIELD, JAMES HENRY. 4577. Colour Serjeant, East Surrey Regiment. Died: 30/06/1919. Age 47. Son of the late Joseph and Sarah Crutchfield. Husband of Annie Crutchfield, of 35, Peter St. Dover, Kent. Served in the South African War.11 years (S/Serjt.) Indian Un-attached List. Cemetery: Charlton, Dover Kent. Ref: 2. H. 18.

CURD, WILLIAM ALFRED. K/35204. Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. H.M.S. Pembroke. Died: 03/09/1917. Age 25. Son of Mrs. Emily Jane Curd, of 1, Biggin Court, Biggin St. Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery. Ref: Naval. 28. 1503.

DARWALL, GORDON C. Captain. Somerset Light Infantry, 3rd Bn. Died: Home. 31/03/1917. Cemetery: Kensal Green, All Souls Cemetery. London. Ref: 161. 44789. Born Dover 1885. 6 East Cliff 1901. Son of Robert & Laleah (solicitor) Killed 31/3/1917, Captain 3rd Bn Somerset Light Infantry.

EDWARDS, A.                  No information currently available.

ELLENDER, ALBERT GEORGE. K/4464. Leading Stoker, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Formidable." Died: 01/01/1915. Age 29. Husband of Mabel Charlotte Ellender, of 43, Liverpool St. Dover, Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 11.

FISHER, Reginald H.                           Born Dover 1892. Dover Grammar School boy 1905-1906 AOC

FREEBORN, ALBERT EDWARD. 30843. Corporal, Royal Garrison Artillery. 4th Siege Bty. Died: France. 13/10/1916. Age 22. Son of Sydney James Freeborn and Eva Sarah his wife, of 31, Tower Hamlet St. Dover, Kent. Born:  Whitstable, Kent. Enlisted:  London. Residence:  Whitstable, Kent. Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Ref: VIII. D. 139.

GILHAM, ALBERT EDWARD. Boy. Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Achille Adam" (London). Died: 24/03/1917. Age 15. Son of Annie Elizabeth Gilham, of 4, Wood St. Dover, Kent. and the late George James Gilham. Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial.

GOLDER, HENRY ALBERT. 23250. Private, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 27/05/1918. Son of J. W. Golder, of Ripple, nr. Dover, Kent. Husband of M. M. Golder, of 49, Lowther Rd. Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Canterbury, Kent. Residence:  Buckland, Dover Kent. Cemetery: Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3. Ref:  III. E. 11.

GOODBURN, EDWARD CHARLES. G/15415. Private, Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Bn. Killed in action: France. 15/10/1916. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Grimsby. Memorial: Thiepval. Pier and Face 7 C.

GRACE, WILLIAM HENRY. 2902. Private, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 47th Bn. Died: France. 13/04/1917. Age 28.   Son of Tom and Fanny Grace. Husband of Stella Mary Grace, of "Sunnyside" Stalworth, Queensland. Native of England. Cemetery: Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: I. B. 21. Born Steeple Claydon 1890. 10, Mayfield Ave, Dover 1901. Son of Tom & Fanny (tea merchant) Australian Subject. Killed 13/4/1917, Private 47th Bn Australian Infantry (AIF) Son of  Tom & Fanny, husband of Stella Mary of Stalworth, Queensland, Australia. A native of England. 

HARDING, PHILLIP. 241556. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 1st/5th Bn. Died of wounds:  M.E.F. 10/03/1917. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Buckland, Dover Kent. Cemetery: Basra War Cemetery. Ref: IV. L 8.

HARRIS, ALBERT EDWARD. 4169. Rifleman, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) 1st/8th Bn. Killed in action: France. 21/05/1916. Age 28. Son of William and Ann Harris. Husband of Maria Isabel Harris, of 12, Mayville Rd, St. Peter's, Broadstairs. Enlisted: London. Residence: Ramsgate, Kent. Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 10. Born France 1889 (British Subject) 112 Clarendon St, Dover Kent.1901. Son of Ann, (widow) Killed 21/5/1916 Rifleman 1st/8th Bn London Regt. (Post Office Rifles), son of William & Ann, husband of Maria Isabel of Broadstairs.

HARRIS, AMOS JOHN. 910534. Gunner. Royal Field Artillery, "D" Bty. 129th Bde. Died: Salonika. 22/10/1918. Age 28. Husband of Charlotte Hester Pilton (formerly Harris), of 3, Portland Place. Dover Kent. Born: Newport, Mon. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery. Ref: 383. (panel 6 on the Dover War Memorial)

HART, HORACE CECIL. 2365. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 1st/5th Bn. Died of wounds:  M.E.F. 17/01/1916. Born:  Holy Trinity, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery. Ref: I. B. 17. Born 1894 Dover, son of John & Eliza, mariner, 1 Hawkesbury Court, Dover

HAYWARD, SYDNEY PAUL. Private, Manchester Regiment. 1st/7th Bn. Died of wounds: France. 10/06/1917. Born:  Buckland, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: La Chapelette British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne. Ref: II. G. 3.

HOLDERNESS, H.                   No information currently available.

HOOD, CHARLES ROBERT. J/406. Able Seaman. Royal Navy. H.M. S/M. "E22.". Died: 25/04/1916. Age 24. Son of Thomas and Clara Hood, of Dover, Kent. Husband of Margaret May Hood, of 14, South Rd. Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 16.

HUBBARD, WILLIAM THOMAS. 425458. Private, London Regiment. 10th Bn. Killed in action: France & Flanders. 25/04/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Woolwich. Residence: Dover, Kent. Cemetery:Bouchoir New British Cemetery. Ref: VI. C. 23.

HUNTLEY, GEORGE. 340512. Armourer, Royal Navy. H.M.S. Pembroke. Died: 01/07/1917. Age 48. Husband of Frances Huntley, of 9, Dour St. Dover, Kent. Cemetery: St, James`s, Dover Kent. Ref: M. V. 21.

JOHNSON, FELIX GUSTAVE. 950301. Quartermaster Serjeant, Royal Field Artillery. "B" Bty. 235th Bde. Died of wounds: France. 12/04/1918. Age 31. Husband of Alice Mabel Hay Johnson, of Dulwich, London. Born:  Holy Trinity, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Clerkenwell Middx. Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery. XXIX. A. 20. Born Dover 1887, son of Felix and Fanny, shipping Clerk. 1891 & 1901 in London

KENNETT, THOMAS EDWARD. 196592. Able Seaman, Royal Navy. (RFR/CH/B/8014). H.M.Submarine D.2. Died: 01/12/1914. Age 32. Son of William and Esther Kennett, of Dover, Kent. Husband of M. A. M. Harvey (formerly Kennett), of 101, Hillside Rd. Buckland, Dover, Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. ReF: 2.

KITE, ALFRED ALBERT. 128825. Private, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). 14th Coy. Killed in action: France & Flanders. 21/03/1918. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Pozieres, Panel 90 to 93.  Formerly:  S4/28468, R.A.S.C.

LANDALL, HERBERT HAROLD. 76932. Private, Royal Fusiliers. 9th Bn. Killed in action: France. 12/05/1918. Age 18. Son of Richard and Bertha Landall, of Forge House, Lyminge, Folkestone, Kent. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Folkestone, Kent. Cemetery: Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet. Ref: II. K. 6.    Formerly:  75270, 107TH  T.R. BATTN.

LEEDS, FREDERICK JAMES. 29546. Serjeant, Royal Engineers. Signal Depot (Fenny Stratford). Died:  Home. 08/02/1917. Husband of Ada A. Leeds, of 19, Leyburne Rd. Dover, Kent Born at Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Birmingham. Cemetery: Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery. Ref: B. 24163.

LORAM, ALLAN. 294257. Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Cressy." Died: 22/09/1914. Age 37. Son of Jesse and Mary Ann Loram, of Dover, Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 5.   (H.M.S. Cressy, Was Torpedoed in the North sea, 22/09/14.)

MACK, WILLIAM JAMES. 96687. Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. 21st General Hospital. Died: Egypt. 25/04/1918. Age 35. Son of the late John and Edith Mack, of 9, De Burgh St. Dover, Kent. Husband of Florence B. Mack, of 3, Granvill Cottages, Tower Hamlets St. Dover, Kent. Born:  Portsmouth, Hants. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery. Ref: F. 132.

MASTERS, N D.                      No information currently available.

MILLS, W A.                           No information currently available.

MORRIS, REGINALD ARTHUR. 42941. Private. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 151st Coy. Killed in action: France. 03/09/1916. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Thiepval. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C.   Formerly:  2517, E. KENT REGT.

McCARTHY, DANIEL JEREMIAH. G/5060. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France & Flanders. 05/04/1918. Born:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Canning Town, Essex. Residence:  Canning Town, Essex. Cemetery: Hedauville Communal Cemetery Extension. Ref: G. 32.

NEWMAN, JOHN WILLIAM. G/9733. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France & Flanders. 07/10/1916. Age 35. Son of George Newman, of 42, Snargate St. Dover, Kent. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Bancourt British Cemetery. Ref: V. I. 5.

O`DELL, GEORGE ALEXANDER                         Corporal Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd/7th Bn. Age: 36 Date of Death: 01/06/1918 Service No: 3445 Additional information: Son of Mrs. E. Chittenden, of Dover.

PAIN, ALFRED THOMAS. 13570. Serjeant, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France. 03/05/1917. Age 25. Son of Stephen and Susan E. Pain, of 149, London Rd. Dover, Kent. Born:  Teynham, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt. Ref: X. E. 11.

PETTICREW, ALEXANDER. 10193. Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 11/07/1916. Age 19. Husband of May McCarthy (formerly Petticrew), of 2, Chapel Court, Snargate Street, Dover Kent. Born: Shankhill, Co. Antrim. Enlisted: Belfast. Cemetery: Thiepval, Pier and Face 4 D and 5 B.

PHIPPS, CHARLES. G/5493. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 8th Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 13/03/1916. Born:  Charlton, Dover Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Sanctuary Wood. Ref: II. M. 1.

PHIPPS, W R.                              No information currently available.

POTTER, S T.                          No information currently available.

POWELL, ROBERT GEORGE, 93463. Bombardier, Royal Garrison Artillery. 195th Heavy Bty. Died of wounds: Palestine. 19/08/1918. Born: Dover, Kent. Enlisted: Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Jerusalem War Cemetery. Ref: O. 59.Soldiers died CD: Lists Date of Death as, 19/08/1916.

RICHES, WILLIAM. V. Service No: 9737. Private, East Yorkshire Regiment. 1st Bn. Killed in action: France. 16/09/1916. Age 25. Son of James Riches, of 57, Crabble Hill, Dover, Kent. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Crabble Hill, Dover Kent. Cemetery: A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers. Ref: III. A. 29.

Sambrook, Cecil D. J. (Asst Stores Keeper) Born Dover 1885. Pier Cottage, Strond St., Dover 1901 1912. Son of John & Elizabeth (marine engine fitter)

SHOTT, HENRY HAMMOND. Captain, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 1st Bn. Died: 26/08/1914. Age 38. Son of Nils Shott, of Dover, Kent, England. Husband of Hazel Morris Shott, of 245, North Broadway, Yonkers, New York, U.S.A. Cemetery: Maroilles Communal Cemetery.

SIFFLEET, A L.                       No information currently available.

SMITH, CHARLES. 18411. Private, Royal Fusiliers. 25th Bn. Killed in action: East Africa. 18/10/1917. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery. Ref: Coll. Grave 6. G. 2-11.

SMITH, GEORGE ARTHUR. 37105. Serjeant, Royal Garrison Artillery. 346th Siege Bty. Died of wounds:  France. 19/04/1918. Age 21. Awards: MM. Eldest son of George and Louise Smith, of 295, Folkestone Rd. Dover, Kent. Born:  Prospect, Bermuda. Enlisted:  Hamilton, Lanark. Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery. XXIX. G. 5A. 

SOLLEY, E W.                       No information currently available.

SOUTHEN, WILLIAM RICHARD                         Cook's Mate Royal Navy H.M.T.B. "No. 11." Date of Death: 07/03/1916  

SPITTLE, REGINALD GEORGE Private London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 1st Bn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 02/02/1915 Service No: 8937 Additional information: Born at Aylesbury, Bucks.

THOMPSON, FREDERICK CHARLES. J/29148. Boy 1st Class, Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Clan McNaughton.". Died: 03/02/1915. Age 16.  Son of George Edward and Louisa Thompson, of 30, Dickson Rd. Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial. Ref: 10  (H.M.S. Clan McNaughton  Sunk 3rd February 1915.This armed merchant cruiser sank off  the north coast of Ireland with the loss of all 261 on board  Nothing is known about the cause, some wreckage was found and the ship may have struck a mine.) 

TORR, DAVID KELLAWAY. 13348. Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 2nd Bn. Killed in action: France. 23/10/1918. Born:  Taverstock. Enlisted:  Woolwich, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 9.   Formerly:  5442, R.A.O.C.

VALENTINE, WILLIAM GEORGE. G/40014. Lance Corporal, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 6th Bn. Killed in action: France. 03/05/1917. Age 25. Son of Charles Valentine. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Arras. Bay 2        Formerly:  5126, E. KENT REGT.

VIDLER, ALFRED ERNEST. 9262. Private, Worcestershire Regiment. 3rd Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 07/11/1914. Age 28. Son of William and Harriet Vidler, of 49, Limekiln St. Dover, Kent. Born:  Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate. Panel 34.

WELCH, D. 5236. Private, Royal Army Medical Corps. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died: 27/09/1918. Age 26. Son-in-law of Mrs. M. Foster, of 1, Percival Terrace, Folkestone Rd. Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Louverval Military Cemetery, Doignies. Ref: A. 33.

WELLARD, GEORGE JAMES. G/1354. Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 2nd Bn. Killed in action: Flanders. 24/04/1915. Age 34. Husband of Minnie F. Wellard, of 9, Seven Star St. Dover, Kent. Born:  Hougham, Nr Dover, Kent. Enlisted:  Canterbury, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Ypres, Menin Gate, Panel 12 and 14.

WILLS, ALFRED CONSTANTINE. 2231. Driver, Royal Field Artillery. 3rd/3rd Home Counties Bde. Died: 06/12/1915. Age 21. Son of Mrs. Isabella Wills, of 54, London Rd. Dover, Kent. Cemetery: Dover ( St, Mary`s ) New Cemetery. Ref: F. L. 23.

WOOD, JAMES THOMAS. 40512. Private, Bedfordshire Regiment. 7th Bn. Killed in action: France. 03/05/1917. Age 40. Son of George and Emily Wood. Husband of Matilda Emily Wood, of St. James' Parish Hall, Dover, Kent. Born:  Chatham, Kent. Enlisted:  Dover, Kent. Residence:  Dover, Kent. Memorial: Arras, Bay 5.   Formerly:  29006, ESSEX REGT.

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