Milton Regis- Holy trinity war memorial. Glass to HOdges.

Milton Regis- Holy trinity war memorial. Glass to Hodges.

GLASS, ALFRED

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Sergeant  2nd Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action  23d May 1915 age 20

Alfreds body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on Menin gate memorial

Son of William Richard and Sarah Ann Glass, of 21, King St., Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, Kent. 

GLASS, WILLIAM glass4L/8659Private 1st Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action 19th June 1915. aged 25

Buried Potijze Chateau Wood CemeteryYpres

Son of William and Sarah Glass, of 21, King St., Milton; husband of Mary Ann Glass, of 13, Portobello Harbour, Rathmines, Dublin. 

GIBSON, HERBERTgibson2Gunner D Battery 317 Brigade

Royal Field Artillery

Killed in Action 8th November 1917 aged 20

Son of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Gibson, of 64, Burley Rd., Sittingbourne, Kent.

. As described in the paper, he was killed by a direct hit that killed Harry Doe also. No bodies were found for burial so his name is listed On Tyne Cot Memorial

GOATHAM, ARCHIBALDKilled in the faversham gunpowder explosion 2nd April 1916

 

GOBLE, HAROLDgoble 

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Private  10th Battalion Royal  Fusiliers

Killed in Action  8th October 1918. aged 30

Buried Thilloy road Cemetery, Beaulencourt

Row F Grave 37

Son of George and Emma Goble, 85 Chalkwell Rd, Milton. 

GOLDSMITH, MOSESgoldsmith

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Ex Private 4th Battalion Buffs

 Ex Army Service Corps.

died 4-8-16

Buried MiltonCemetery

Lived 27 King street, Milton.

Moses was a pre war soldier. He enlisted in the Army Service Corps in 1902 and was discharged to reserve. He was recalled on the outbreak of war and sent to France. He  was discharged in February 1915 as he had reached the end of his engagement and returned home. He was drafted back to the Territorial Buffs. In April 1916 he was discharged as being unfit for service. There are no clues as to the cause of his death. 

GOODHALL, GEORGE

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Lance Corporal 4th Battalion Buffs

died 3rd September 1917 age 22

buried Rawalpindi war cem

Plot 1 Row B Grave 14

Husband of Eva May Goodall, of 127, Park Rd., Sittingbourne, Kent.

GOODGER, PERCYgoodgr1

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Private 7th Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action 18th September 1918

Buried Epehy wood Cemetery

Special memorial 2 A

 

 

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GOUGH, FRANK

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Gnr  7th Div Ammunition Column

Royal Field Artillery

died 1st November 1918 aged 21

Buried StaglienoCemetery, Genoa, Italy

Plot 1 Row E Grave 29

GREEN, ALFREDgreen22858Private, 1st Battalion  Grenadier Guards

died of heart failure 19th July 1917.

Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

Plot 4 Row A Grave 34

GRIGGS, ALEC

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Private 3/4th Battalion  Buffs

died  26th October 1915

Buried CanterburyCemetery

Son of Ernest and Ellen Grigg of 2 Albion Terrace, Milton

GRANT, GEORGE

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Private 7th Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action  5th August 1918

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

From 78 Charlotte street. 

HADAWAY, BERThadaway3

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Private 6th Battalion Buffs

Ex Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles

Killed in Action  5th April 1918 aged 20

Buired Senlis Communal Cemetery Extention.

Plot 1 Row A Grave 6

 

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HADLER, GEORGEhadler2

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Private 1st Battalion Royal West Kent Regt

Killed in Action 6th September 1916.

Buried Delville Wood Military Cem, Longuval.

Plot 3 Row  N Grave   10

Son of George and Sarah Hadler, of 26, Burley Rd., Sittingbourne.

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HADLOW, THOMAS

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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 

HADLOW, WILLIAMhadlow,wt.grave

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Private 9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regt

Did of Wounds 27th March 1918

Buried St Sever Communal Cemetery,Rouen. 

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HALES, ALBERT

2nd Lieutenant

18th Australian Infantry

Killed in Action 9th October 1917.

Alberts body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on Menin Gate memorial

Son of Albert Charles and Jane Maria Hales, of Blue House, Milton Regis, Kent, England. Native of Kent 

HARRISON, GEORGEharrison1

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Lance Corporal Royal.Engineers

Drowned in Calais Harbour 17th April 1918 age 33

Buried LesBaraquesMilitaryCemetery, Calais.

Plot 3 Row D Grave 10A

 

 

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Son of Isabel Harrison 47 Milton Rd, Sittingbourne.

HARTRIDGE, HERBERT

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Lance Corporal 24th Battalion London Regt.

Killed in Action 26th May 1915.

Herberts body was not recovered after the war and his name is listed on  Le Touret  Memorial

HATTON, DAVID

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Private 8th Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action 3rd September 1916.

Buried OvillersMilitaryCemetery

Plot 1  Row H Grave 9

Son of Richard Valentine Hatton of 90 The Cross, Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, Kent. His brother Henry Thomas also fell.

HATTON, HENRY

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Private 2nd Batalion Buffs

died 10th August 1918

Buried Plovdiv Central Cem Bulgaria

Son of Richard Valentine Hatton of 90 The Cross, Milton Regis, Stittingbourne, Kent.

Brother of David

HATTON, THOMAShatton3

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Private 4th Battalion London Regt

Killed in Action 21st April 1918 age 31

Buried Dainville Brit Cem, near Arras

Son of Stephen Hatton of 38 Union Street, Milton

 

 

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HAWKINS, GEORGEhawkins

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Private 7th Battalion Queens Royal West Surrey Regt

Died of Wounds  8th October 1918 aged 24

Husband of Elizabeth Hatton (formerly Hawkins), of 6, High St., Milton Regis.

Buried Milton Cemetery.

HODGES JOHN(Charles John)Private 1/8th Battalion Notts and Derby Regt

Killed in Action 26th April 1917

Johns body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on Loos Memorial 

HODGES, HERBERThodges1

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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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