Milton Congregational Church
This memorial and church no longer exist.
Herbert Frank Clark
Colour Sgt Royal Marines
Body not recovered after the war, listed on Helles Memorial.
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
Private 9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regt
Did of Wounds 27th March 1918
Buried St Sever Communal Cemetery, Rouen.
Able Seaman Royal Navy
Killed in Action 31st May 1916 age 33
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
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.
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
Killed in Action 20th February 1916
Buried Spoilbank Cemetery, near Ypres Belgium.
Plot 1 Row K Grave 14
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
Stoker 2nd Class
KIA 9th January 1918
Son of Mrs. M. A. Bartlett (formerly Shrubsall), of 9, Cheapside, Sittingbourne, Kent.
Buried RathmullanChurch of Ireland Churchyard.
Lance Corporal 4th Battalion Buffs
buried Rawalpindi war cemetery, India
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.
Sergeant 7th Battalion Buffs
Killed in Action 23rd October 1918
Buried Maurois Communal Cemetery
Originally from 37 Hythe rd, but family moved to Canada, wife lived in Durham.
Lance Corporal 2nd Battalion Worcester Regt
Died of Wounds 30th September 1915
Buried Chocques Military Cem
Plot 1 Row E Grave 97
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
Died when HMS Natal exploded 30th December 1915 at Cromarty.
No body was recovered. Name listed on the Chatham Memorial.
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
Private 10th Battalion Buffs ex Royal East Kent Yeomanry.
Died of Wounds 17th October 1918
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.