Tunstall- The WW1 memorial.

The men of the Tunstall war memorials

Lieut George Doubleday


George Hambrook Dean Doubleday

Lieutenant Royal Naval Reserve

Killed in Action 11th February 1918

HMS Cullist

Holder of the Distinguished Service Cross

Aged 22

Son of Rev John and Jessie Doubleday, 



Georges body was not recovered and his name is listed on the PortsmouthMemorial

L/Corp James Arter.


James Henry Arter


L.Corp 4th Battalion South Staffordshires

Aged 27

Husband of Mrs Arter, 8 High Street, Sittingbourne.

Buried EtaplesMilitaryCemetery,

Plot XLIX Row F Grave 26

Grave Photo

Bob Pike

Private Frederick Edwards Northants Regt

Frederick James Edwards

24514 Private

6th Battalion Northants regt

Died Of Wounds 27th September 1916

Husband of E Jessop ( formerly Edwards) of East Hall Farm, Murston

Buried BethuneTownCemetery

Plot 5 Row H Grave 76

 Photo Bob Pike

Sapper George Gaunt

Royal Engineers

George William Gaunt

58322 Sapper

154th Field Company

Royal Engineers.

Killed in Action

16th November 1916 age 23

Williams body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on the Thiepval Memorial

Corp Frank Pollard

19th Bttn Canadian Inf

 Frank Pollard

213796 Corporal

19th Battalion Canadian Infantry

Killed in Action 8th August 1918

Originated from Woodstock Cottages

Buried Villers Brettoneaux Military Cemetery

Plot 16 Row E Grave 3

Photo Bob Pike

Private Walter Slarks 

Royal West Kent Regt 

Walter Slarks

G19336 Private

11th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment

Died of Wounds 1st August 1917

Aged 35

Buried Poperinghe New MilitaryCemetery

Plot 2 Row F Grave 22

Son of Charles and Mary Slarks of Tunstall

Private George Slarks

  Royal Sussex Regt 

George Slarks

5/3514 Private

5th Battalion Royal Sussex Regt

Killed in Action 14th November 1916

Aged 31

Buried MartinpuichBritishCemetery

Row E Grave 24 

Son of Mr and Mrs C.E.Slarks, of Tunstall


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