Milton Regis- Holy trinity war memorial- Thomas to Young.

Milton Regis- Holy trinity war memorial- Thomas to Young.

THOMAS, JOHN

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Stoker 1st Class Royal Navy

HMS Hogue

Killed in Action    22nd September 1914 age 26

Johns body was not recovered and his name was entered   on the Chatham   Me

Son of Mr. and   Mrs. Thomas, of Milton Regis, Sittingbourne,    Kent. 

THOMPSON, EDWARD

No conclusive candidate has been found

TINSLEY, EDWARD

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Private  1st   Battalion Buffs

Died of Wounds 9th July 1915 at Norwich Military Hospital.   Aged 19

Buried Norwich    Cemetery.

Of 2 Epps     Rd.

Brother of Leonard Parker also on this memorial                              

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TOWN, YOUNG

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Private   1st Battalion Buffs 

Killed   in Action 22nd September 1914 aged 30.

 

Buried Vailly British Cemetery  

Sp Mem 40 

Husband of Emily Town, 21 Kings st, Milton.

His name appears in the De Ruiginys   roll of honour. 

TUCKER, HORACE

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Petty Officer  Royal   Navy

H.M.S.   “Swiftsure.”

Died 6th June 1915.

Horace was buried at sea and his name is listed on the   Chatham   memorial 

TYLER, WILLIAM

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Sergeant 37th  Battalion Machine Gun Corps.

Killed in Action 26PthP November 1916 aged 20

Buried Le Fermont Military   Cemetery

Plot 2 Row D Grave 7

Son of Alfred and Mary of Milton

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TYMAN, HERBERT

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Private

8th

Battalion Royal West Kent Regt.

Ex Royal East    Kent Mounted Rifles.

Killed in Action 16th October 1918

Herberts body was not   identified after the war and his name is listed on the Vis en Artois Memorial.

Son of Mark and Elizabeth of 66 Union st, Milton 

WATCHUS, PERCY

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Private 6th Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action 3rd July 1916 age 30 at   Ovilliers.

Percy’s body was not identified after the war and he   is listed on the Thiepval Memorial.

Son of Philip and Louisa   Watchus; husband of Annie Turner (formerly Watchus), of 14, Hawthorn Rd., Milton   Regis, Sittingbourne, Kent.

WAGLAND, FRANK

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Private 2nd Battalion Worcester   Regt

Died of Wounds  20th June 1915

Buried Bethune Town    Cemetery

Plot 4 Row C Grave 99 

WAKELEN, JAMES 

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Royal Navy

died after discharge 11-2-18

WALKER,ALBERT

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Private  1st  Battalion Ox and Bucks Light   Infantry

Died 12th February 1917

buried Bagdad North Gate Cemetery, Iraq

Plot 21 Row Y Grave 44 

WALKER, JOHN

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Private 5th Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action 1st February 1917

Buried Amara     Military Cemetery Iraq

Plot   21  Row    L   Grave 4

Of 4 Staplehurst rd,

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

WALKER, HAROLD

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Private

53rd Middlesex Regt

Died 25-10-18

buried Sittingbourne Cemetery 

WEBB, GEORGE

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Private

24th Canadian Infantry

Killed in Action 17th April 1916

Buried Voormezeele Enclosures No1 and No2.

Although George was born in Yorkshire, his wife was   from Milton,   and his identity is confirmed in the E.Kent.Gazette.

WELCH, JAMES

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Stoker 2nd Class HMS Indefatigable

Killed in Action 31st May 1916   Battle of Jutland

James body was not recovered and his name is   listed on the Chatham   Memorial. .

WHELAN, JAMES

No candidate has been found 

WILES, HENRY

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Private 6th Battalion Buffs

Taken POW at Cambrai during the German counter attack.

died in captivity 2nd July 1918

Buried Hamburg Military Cemetery.

Plot 5 Row D Grave 2

WILLIAMS, BERT

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Private 4th Buffs

Died 6th July 1915

on Kirkee memorial, India

7 Cockleshell Walk, 

WILMSHURST, ERNEST

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Private 18th Battalion London Regt ex Buffs

Killed in Action    11th January 1918 aged 32

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

Husband of Elizabeth   Wilmshurst, of 67, William St.,    Sittingbourne, Kent. 

WHITTINGTON, ALFRED

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Private 4th   Battalion Buffs

Died 19th November 1918 Alfreds grave was subsequently lost and his name is   listed  on Karachi   war memorial, Pakistan

    

Lived 4 Albion Terrace, Milton.

WOODFINE, JOHN

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Gunner D battery 173rd Brigade  Royal Field Artillery.

Killed in Action 21st March 1918

Pozieres memorial

Of 54     Rock Road.

 

 

 

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WOOLEY, WILLIAM

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Private 6th Battalion  Buffs  

Killed in Action 3rd July 1916 aged 22 at   Ovilliers.

Buried Serre rd no2 cemetery, Serre, Somme.

Plot 17    row  E  Grave    8

Son of C. E.   Woolley, of 11, Arthur St.,    Milton Regis, Kent.

YOUNG, JAMES

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Private 2/9th Battalion  Durham   Light Infantry.

Killed in Action 13th July 1917 at Salonica

Buried Mikra Brit Cem, Kalamaria Greece

Husband of Mrs. A.   Young, of 37, Ufton Lane,    Milton Regis, Sittingbourne. 

YOUNG, ERNEST

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Private 2nd Battalion  Royal Welch Fusiliers

Killed in Action    3rd November 1918

Buried   Rocquigny-Equancourt road British Cemetery

Plot 14  Row    B Grave 36 

YOUNG, JACK

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Private 6th Battalion Buffs

Killed in Action 2nd April 1916 Hoenzollen   Craters.

Jacks body was not identified after the war and his   name is listed on the Loos memorial.

Nephew of Mrs.   Jessie Kember, of 22, Mill St.,    Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, Kent. 

 

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