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D battery 177th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Killed in Action 29th May 1917.
Buried Loker Churchyard, Belgium
Plot 1 Row C Grave 7
2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
Killed in Action 2nd January 1918.
Buried Marzingarbe Communial Cemetery Extention.
Plot 3 Row A grave 11
This mans name is actually Apps, but is often reffered to as Epps.
Gnr 21st Battery 2nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery.
Died of Wounds 18th May 1917 aged 23
buried Noeux les mines Communal Cemetery Extention, near Loos.
Plot 1 Row S grave 10
Son of the Late Mary Ann Epps
38th Battalion Canadian Infantry
Killed in Action 22nd February 1917
Jesse’ body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on the Vimy Memorial
2nd Battalion Buffs
Killed in Action 9th February 1915. in Ypres.
Sidneys body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on the Menin Gate
Lived 81 Shortlands rd, Sittingbourne.
died 19th January 1916
Buried Sittingbourne Cemetery
Lived 8 Laburnum Place,
Lived 48 Union Street.
Served in the special reserve from 1912. Signed on as a regular in 1913 and was serving with the 2nd Battalion Buffs. He was wounded near Ypres 11th February 1915 with a bullet wound of the head that left him after treatment with a lost left eye, fitting and incontinence. He was discharged and subsequently died. Echos of Walter Apps.
Private 12th Battalion East Surrey regt
Killed in Action 25th March 1918. Aged 25.
Johns body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on the Arras Memorial
John had been awarded the Military Medal for Bravery.
Son of Stephen and Harriet George of 2 North St, Milton and Husband of Ethel of Cross Lane Milton.
GEORGE GLASPOLL, (served as Saddleton)
Private 11th Battalion Royal West Kent Regt. Ex Royal East Kent Yeomanry.
Killed in Action 14th June 1917.
Georges Body was not identified after the war and his name is on the Menin Gate.
Son of Mar Glaspoll of 33 Union St, Milton.
George served as George Saddleton, hence was difficult to find!!!!.
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.
Private, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards
died of heart failure 19th July 1917.
Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.
Plot 4 Row A Grave 34
Private 3/4th Battalion Buffs
died of tetanus. 26th October 1915
Alec was reputed to have enlisted aged 14 and contracted his illness after cutting himself whilst altering a fellow soldiers brasses
Buried Canterbury Cemetery
Son of Ernest and Ellen Grigg of 2 Albion Terrace, Milton
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 9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regt
Did of Wounds 27th March 1918
Buried St Sever Communal Cemetery, Rouen.
Lance Corporal Royal.Engineers
Drowned in Calais Harbour 17th April 1918 age 33
Buried Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Calais.
Plot 3 Row D Grave 10A
Son of Isabel Harrison 47 Milton Rd, Sittingbourne.
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
Private 10th Battalion Buffs ex Royal East Kent Yeomanry.
Died of Wounds 17th October 1918
Buried Milton Cemetery.
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.
Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant 4th Battalion Buffs
Committed Suicide 12th September 1917.
Originally buried Bareilly Cemetery. His grave is lost and hence is listed on Madras Memorial.
George used to write a column in the East Kent Gazette. His death was reported and subject to debate and investigation. On searching his medal entitlement at the PRO I found his medal roll entry as “Medals Forfeited –Committed Suicide”. There is not more information- How sad.
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 11th Battalion Royal West Kent Regt.
Ex Royal East Kent Yeomanry.
Killed in Action 29th July1917 aged 23
Buried Oak Dump Cemetery, Ypres.
Row F grave 1
Son of Thomas and Isabel of Mill St, Milton
Private Australian Army Medical Corps
ex 50th Infantry Battalion.
Serving at the Military Hospital, Dartford.
Died of Pneumonia 6th November 1918 aged 34
Buried Milton Churchyard
Corporal 1/6th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Ex Buffs
Died of Wounds 5th October 1917 age 21
Buried Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Son of Mr and Mrs Longfield, St Michaels School House, The Butts, Sittingbourne.
Believed to be the following who was living in Milton and referred to as Harry Manser in the 1901 census. Also appears on the Tonge Memorial.
1st Battalion Canadian Infantry
Killed in Action 13th Oct 1915.
Buried St.Quentin Cabaret Cemetery, Wulvegem, Belgium.
Plot 1.Row C.Grave 15
It was reported in the EKG that Harry was well known in Sittingbourne and lived at Blacketts Farm Tonge
Private 10Th Battalion Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment.
Killed in Action 28th July 1916 age 27
Buried London rifle brigade cemetery Ploogsteert . Belgium.
Plot 2 Row B Grave 1
Son of Mr W and Mrs E Milliner 30 North St, Milton.
Private 2nd Battalion Buffs
Died of Wounds 27th September 1915 aged 25 from wounds received in the battle of Loos 26th September.
Buried Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery
Plot 3 Row A Grave 43.
Private 1st Battalion The Rifle Brigade
Killed in Action 6th July 1915
Johns Body was not identified after the war and his name is listed on menin gate