Milton Regis- Congregational Church War memorial-

Milton Congregational Church

This memorial and church no longer exist.

  Herbert Frank Clark 

Colour Sgt Royal Marines

Killed 1st May 1915 with Deal Battalion Royal Naval Division in Gallipoli.

Body not recovered after the war, listed on Helles Memorial.

John Walker

241300

Private 5th Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action 1st February 1917

Buried Amara Military CemeteryIraq

Plot   21  Row  L   Grave 4

Of 4 Staplehurst rd,

John is refered to as Harold John in the papers, the unit and date of death match

William Hadlow

260160

Private 9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regt

Did of Wounds 27th March 1918

Buried St Sever Communal Cemetery, Rouen. 

Thomas Hadlow

207936

Able Seaman  Royal Navy

Killed in Action 31st May 1916 age 33

HMS Turbulent.

Battle of Jutland. Aged 33

Thomas’ body was not recovered and his name is listed on the Chatham memorial.

Son of Thomas Hadlow of Milton

  

Frank Jarrett

18658

Private  8th Battalion  Royal Fusiliers

Killed in Action  7th July 1916. aged 20

Franks body was not identified after the war and is listed on Thiepval Memorial.

Son of Thomas and Matilda , 29 Gower St , Milton.

  

 

Edward Court

G100

Private 6th Battalion  Royal West Kent Regt

Killed in Action  8th October 1915.

Edwards body was never identified after the war and his name is on the Menin Gate

 

Percy Berry

Private  2nd Battalion The Suffolk Regt.

Killed in Action  20th February 1916

Buried Spoilbank Cemetery, near Ypres Belgium.

Plot 1 Row K Grave 14 

Reuben Shrubsall 

G5605

Private 2PndP Battalion Buffs

Died of Wounds 22PndP August 1915 aged 26

Buried St Quentin Cabaret Cemetery, Wulvergem, Belgium

Plot 1 Row E Grave 1

Son of Isaiah and Harriet Shrubsall of 62 Charlotte St, Milton

Edward Shrubsall 

K44341 

 Stoker 2nd Class  

KIA  9th January 1918

HMS Raccoon.

Son of Mrs. M. A. Bartlett (formerly Shrubsall), of 9, Cheapside, Sittingbourne, Kent.

Buried RathmullanChurch of Ireland Churchyard.

George Goodall

 200097

Lance Corporal  4th Battalion Buffs

died 18-8-18

buried Rawalpindi war cemetery, India 

Oliver Coleman

 G20133

Private 6th Battalion  Buffs.

Killed in Action  9th April 1917, first day of the battle of arras, aged 20.

Olivers body was not identified after the war and his name is on the Arras Memorial.

Son of Clara Jane Mason  33 Crown Rd, Milton and the late Thomas George Coleman. 

William Miles

8149 

Sergeant 7th  Battalion Buffs 

Killed in Action 23rd October 1918 

Buried Maurois Communal Cemetery

Grave 12

Originally from 37 Hythe rd, but family moved to Canada, wife lived in Durham. 

Richard Brown

9874

Lance Corporal 2nd Battalion  Worcester Regt

Died of Wounds  30th September 1915

Buried Chocques Military Cem

Plot 1 Row E Grave 97 

Harry Brown

  135958

Sergeant 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles

Killed in Action 12th September 1916

Battle for Courcelette, Somme

Harrys body was not found after the war  and his name is listed on the Vimy Memorial

Son of J Brown, 50 Crown rd, Milton

Andrew Evers 

354463

Ships Cook.

Died when HMS Natal exploded 30th December 1915 at Cromarty.

No body was recovered. Name listed on the Chatham Memorial.

George Grant

G9595

 Private 7th Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action 5th August 1918.

 Georges body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on the Pozieres Memorial

Lived 78 Charlotte st, Milton

 

Herbert Hodges

270448

Private 10th Battalion  Buffs  ex Royal East Kent Yeomanry.

Died of  Wounds 17th October 1918

Buried MiltonCemetery.

Herbert is the uncle of my cousins.

Family rumour is that he died of Pneumonia at Aldershot.

This sounds to me like it was a secondary chest infection on top of his wounds.

 

 

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