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DEAL CEMETERY, Kent

(p)BRINKWORTH, Private, JOHN WILLIAM, CH/20337, RM Depot (Deal) Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died of pneumonia 15 January 1916. Age 18. Son of John C. and Ellen E. Brinkworth of 58 Longfield Rd, Dover.  Grave 2 1346


DOVER (BUCKLAND) CEMETERY, Kent

CIVILIANS, DIED BY ENEMY ACTION

GOULD, JANE, 24 September 1917. D 24

WOOD, DOROTHY, 2 October 1917. 2061

SERVICE PERSONNEL

$BEESTON, Trumpeter, REGINALD CLIFFORD, 125197, "A" Bty. 13th Fire Command, Royal Garrison Artillery. 9 November 1918. Age 16. Son of Mrs. M. Rumens (formerly Beeston) of 4 Millais Rd, Dover, and the late QMS Beeston (RGA) D 2300

BROWN, Rifleman, W J, S/13654, Rifle Brigade. 17 September 1919. Age 41. Husband of Maria Brown of 30 Granville St, Dover. 1816

BUSHELL, Private, ARTHUR, G/12279, 9th Bn, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) formerly (10/671) 21st Bn, Rifle Brigade (Training Reserve?) Died of phthisis 7 June 1917. Age 38. Buried 11 June, from his home where he died, 26 St Radigunds Road.  D 2356

Born in Dover on 29 January 1880, he was the son of the late William and Eliza Bushell of Dover,

Arthur had been before enlistment a time-keeper at Wiggins Teape & Co, Buckland Paper Mill. He served at 10/671 in the 21st Rifle Brigade, and then as a Private  in the Queens (Royal West Surrey), 9th battalion

He was discharged on the grounds of ill health on 15 May 1917; his discharge papers give his occupation as nightwatchman. He had suffered pulmonary tuberculosis for some considerable time, worsened but not caused by his military service according to his discharge.

He was buried on 11 June at Buckland cemetery, Dover, with full military honours. His cousins and former workmates attended the funeral and laid flowers. One floral tribute was from his brother Alfred, serving in the North Sea, whom he had named as next of-kin.

CLEMENTS, 2nd Class PO, HENRY CRAWFORD, HMS Barham aged 44, born 1873 in Deal, died 29 May, buried 2 June 1917 from 1a Primrose Road Grave 2155. son of William James Clements and Emma, née Bedwell. PO Clements took part in the Battle of Jutland was wounded and suffered severe shell-shock and was invalided from the Navy.  He was buried with full Naval honours the coffin carried on a gun carriage followed by about 30 blue-jackets and the Last Post sounded at the graveside. His wife Daisy Edith née Gilchrist (married 1896)and son (Master F Clements - Henry Clements?) were amongst the mourners. 1896

CLOKE, Trimmer, ALFRED GEORGE, 3954/TS, HM Trawler W H Podd Royal Naval Reserve. 7 December 1915 Naval Hospital Walmer. Died from  disease. Age 36. Husband of Ellen Maria Saunders (formerly Cloke) of 8 (4 in 1915) Primrose Rd, Buckland, Dover. Buried 14 December. Born 12 March 1880, son of Albert A Cloke, labourer in 1881, and in 1901 labourer at the gas works, and Louisa. Sisters in 1901 Dedith M. Violet E, Daisy A, and brother Henry M. Was a stoker at the gas works in 1901, the family then living at 1 Hawthorne Close, Primrose Road. 1817

CORK, Private, HARRY, 750, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) transfered to (276409) 584th Home Service Employment Coy Labour Corps 15 April 1918. Age 47. Husband of Elizabeth Cork of 14 George St, Buckland, Dover. Served in South African Campaign. D 2067

$FOREMAN, Driver, WILLIAM HENRY, RF Aux Dapper Mercantile Marine Reserve. Died "from disease" 5 October 1916. Age 46. Husband of C. Foreman of 15 Pretoria Rd, Buckland, Dover. D 2196

KEMBER, Stoker 1st Class, EDWARD, K/28775, HMS Amaryllis Royal Navy. 8 October 1918. Age 24. Son of the late William Henry and Sarah Kember of Dover. D 2708

LONG, Frederick, 301101, Petty Officer Stoker 2nd Class, in the Royal Navy, attached to HMS Pembroke II and from 9 Oswald Place, Dover, died 24 November 1919 at the Royal Naval Hospital Chatham, aged 36. He was born on 11 May 1893, the son of Thomas and Adelaide Long. In 1891 the family were living at 32 Tower Street, Dover, with Mr Long working as a boiler cleaner. At home then were children Elizabeth and Adelaide, both general domestic servants, and Thomas, Frederick, Alfred, and Louisa. By 1901 the family were at 22 Wyndham Road, with Mr Long working as a general labourer. On 26 December 1908 Frederick married Louie Louisa, formerly Kingsland, at St Bartholomew's, Charlton. Their son, Frederick James was born on 1 January 1910. In 1911 Mr and Mrs Long and Frederick were boarding at 2 Claremont Cottages, George Street, Dover, with George, a labourer, and Ann Kingsland. They were Mrs Long's parents. In 1915 another son, George, was born, and in 1919 a daughter, Amy L. Mr Kingsland was buried at Buckland the day before Frederick. The CWGC notes that Frederick has a "special memorial" at Buckland cemetery; this is a CWGC headstone with his name, rank, age, and date of death, and engraved at the top with the words "Buried elsewhere in this cemetery". In 1921  Mrs Long remarried, to Jesse William Adams. 

$MARSH, Driver, PERCY, 49100, Royal Field Artillery. 4 March 1919. Age 27. Son of John and Fanny Marsh of 2 Victoria St, Union Rd, Buckland, Dover. Born Wingham. Served in Egypt. His brother John Thomas also fell.  D 2159

MOLL, EDWARD MORRIS, aged 27, buried 6 March 1919 from 13 Prospect Place. A16 (not war death?)

OSBORN, Private, THOMAS ALFRED, G/13588, 1st Bn. formerly 2nd/4th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds received 16th May and died on 1 September 1918. Age 20. Son of Thomas and Martha Osborn of 40 Oswald Rd, Dover. D 2381

$PIERCE, Private, ALFRED CHARLES HENRY, 9284 "A" Coy 1st Bn, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 5 October 1917. Age 28. Son of Alfred James Pierce of 1 Edgar Crescent, Buckland, Dover, and the late Eliza Betsey Pierce. D 1335

$RIGDEN, Lance Corporal, GEORGE, L/10001, 2nd Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds 2 December 1915. Age 20. Son of Mrs M. Rigden of 28 Limekiln St, Dover. F 34

SCOTT, Discharged Soldier, JOHN THOMAS, aged 32, buried 6 December 1918, from 28 Randolph Road. T7 (not war death?)

TINLEY, 155526, Chief Petty Officer, Walter James, Royal Navy HMS Attentive II . Born 10 April 1875, christened 17 October 1875 at St Andrews, Buckland, the son of Henry and Jane Tinley.  Husband of Annie Frances Tinley, formerly Hayward, married 1899. Two children christened at St Andrew's - Henry George James on 22 February 1902, who died in 1908, and Edith Alice on 28 December 1903. Other children were Nellie, born 1908, and Agnes, born 1910. In 1911 Annie and the children were recorded at 63 Oswald Road, Buckland, Dover, and in 1901 Annie was at the home of Walter's widowed mother at 129 London Road. Died 10 May 1919 at RN Hospital, East Cliff. Buried 14 May 1919 from 40 Castle Street. D 2419

"In loving memory of W. J. Tinley (CPO RN) who died 10 May 1919. Never forgotten by those at home." - in memoriam 1950

(p)$WELLS, Rifleman, ERNEST, 46753, Rifle Brigade. posted to 2nd/10th Bn, London Regiment Died of wounds 3 December 1918. Age 19. Son of the late Mr William and Mrs Wells of Dover. Buried 7 December 1918 from 1 Brookfield Place. D 2194

$WOOD, Gunner, C, 120266, Clearing Office Royal Garrison Artillery. 16 July 1918 at central Military Hospital Eastbourne. Age 32. Husband of Gertrude Wood of 7 Charlton Avenue, Dover. Buried 22 July 1917 from 4 Barton Path. D 2750

 

DOVER (CHARLTON) CEMETERY, Kent
consecrated by the Bishop of Dover on 10 October 1872

CIVILIANS, DIED BY ENEMY ACTION (references with thanks to Joyce Banks)

BLAXLAND, THOMAS, buried 4 March 1916. QM 9

HALL, FRANCIS, died 19 March 1916, buried 27 March. YQ 13

KEATES, ANNIE and EVELYN, 24 September 1917. 2 G1

KENWARD, ELLEN MARIA, buried 29 September 1917. QU 32

LITTLE, EDWARD, 4 September 1917. TJ 17

SMITH, MINNIE RHODA, died 11 October 1917. 2 C6

SERVICE PERSONNEL

$ATTENBOROUGH, Serjeant, HERBERT GEORGE GOMER, 36843, No. 2 Depot Royal Garrison Artillery. 21 September 1917. Age 23. Son of George Herbert and Marian Attenborough of 8 Matthews Place, Dover. Born Chislehurst. I G 12

BARNES, Corporal, SIDNEY JOSEPH, Royal Garrison Artillery No. 1 Depot Died 06/11/1918 at 10 Charlton Green, Dover, aged 35. He was suffering from osteitis of tarsal bones from 5 June 1916 and said to be "absolutely crippled" on 27 June 1916. Service No: 11092 Grave I H 15. Bearers were from the RGA and the Last Post was sounded. Mourners included his widow, Mr and Mrs Marsh his parents and his brothers Alfred Barnes and Arthur Marsh

BERRY, Serjeant, JOHN, 20702, Royal Garrison Artillery  121st Heavy Battery died 20/05/1920 Awarded Croix de Guerre (Belgium) Grave 2 J 2. Lived at 6 Matthews Place. Died "from the effects of gas poisoning" aged 33. He was on the retreat from Mons. Funeral with semi-military honours with six sergeants (all Mons men) from the RA acting as bearers and two trumpeters sounding the Last Post. The deceased's cap rested on his coffin. Mourners included Mr and Mrs John Berry his parents and Mr and Mrs Warner and Mrs Russell his cousins

BLACKFORD, Engineer Commander, WILLIAM JAMES, HMS "Engadine" Royal Naval Reserve. 1 January 1920. Age 51. Son of William Farmar Blackford and Elizabeth Blackford of Dover; husband of Amy Kendall Blackford of 97 Folkestone Rd, Dover. H 20

BOWMAN, Clerk, HILDA, G/762, Ledger Clerk, the Women's Royal Naval Service. HMS Attentive 111. Died "from disease" on 24 October 1918. Born 22 November 1895, daughter of the late Mr Walter William Bowman and of Mrs Martha Bowman of 28 De Burgh Hill, Dover. Mr Bowman died in Dover in 1907, at the age of 49. In 1901 he was working as a carpenter,  and living at (29?) De Burgh Hill with his wife and with five children; Edith, 17, who was working as a School Pupil Teacher, Walter, 13, Mabel, 9, Frank, 6, and Hilda. The whole family was born in Dover. Grave I H 13.

$CRUTCHFIELD, Colour Serjeant, JAMES HENRY, 4577, East Surrey Regiment. Died of sickness 30 June 1919. Age 47. Son of the late Joseph and Sarah Crutchfield; husband of Annie Crutchfield of 35 Peter St, Dover. Served in South African War11 years (S/Serjt) Indian Un-attached List. 2 H 18

FELDWICK, Corporal, GEORGE EDWIN, Royal Army Ordnance Corps Depot (Woolwich) Died 26/08/1918 at 5 Matthews Place, Dover, aged 25. Service No: 7709. Grave C 2 G 26. Bearers for the coffin were form the AOC and the band of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry were present with his parents brother and sister. On 23 November 1916 he was at the Keycoll Hill Sanitorium, Sittingbourne. He died from acute pulmonary tuberculosis. His army character was good hardworking obliging trustworthy 5 feet 6 inches tall, light brown hair

FLANDERS, Air Mechanic 2nd Class, GEORGE BENJAMIN, 141127, Royal Navy, Died 23-24 February 1919. Buried on 28 February 1919 at Charlton, Dover. I J 1

$GALE, Able Seaman, LEONARD FRANK, J/8830, HM Submarine L11 Royal Navy. 3 January 1919. Age 26. Son of George and Annie Gale of Dorking; husband of Nellie Rosina Gale of 13 De Burgh St, Dover. Y S 9 killed on board ship buried 9th January

(p)$ GATEHOUSE, Stoker 1st Class, E W, SS/103285, HMS Blonde Royal Navy. Died of phthisis 11 September 1916. Age 28. Son of Mr and Mrs C. Gatehouse of Shakespeare Colliery, Dover. Z N 1

$GOLDFINCH, Corporal, PHILIP, S4/091033, 63rd Field Bakery Army Service Corps. Died of pneumonia 27 November 1915. Age 23. Son of W. P. and A. Goldfinch of Dover. Z L 22

HEARSON, Lance Corporal (army pensioner according to burial record) G, 6786, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds (gas) 24 January 1920. Age 39. Husband of Emily Jane Hearson of 34 Military Rd, Dover buried 29 January, Grave 3 G 31. George Hearson married Emily Jane Blackwell in Dover in 1919 enlisted Woolwich lived in London. Newspaper report said he "saw some hard fighting during the war in which he was wounded five times an gassed once being invalided out of the army in 1918" The same report states "he was the proud possessor of the DWM, MM, and Mons Star receiving the first named decoration for rescuing a wounded officer while under shell fire" The band of the 2nd Royal Irish Rifles attended his funeral and the Last Post was sounded

$HEBDEN-PHILLIPS, Lance Corporal, FRANCIS REGINALD, Royal Engineers, 26 August 1917. QH 16

HITCHMAN, EDWARD, Died 21 January 1917 age 50

$HOPPER, EDWARD C, 25 February 1919. QT 30

JOHNCOCK, Worker, FLORENCE MINNIE, 24919, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Died of pneumonia 5 November 1918. Age 23. Buried 14th November. Daughter of John Henry and Clara Johncock of 6 Odo Rd, Dover. I H 16

JONES, Gunner, W, 91202, 40th Coy Royal Garrison Artillery. 30 April 1918. Age 46. Husband of A. B. Gilbard (formerly Jones) of 8 Charlton Green, Dover. I G 26

MAPLESDEN, Sapper, EDWIN, Royal Engineers 2nd/7th Kent Fortress Coy Age: 22 Died 30/04/1915 Service No: 1920 Son of Alfred J. and C. J. Maplesden of 4 Bloomfield Rd, Bromley. Born at Folkestone. Grave Z K 30. The coffin was borne to the grave by comrades in the Royal Engineers. He had enlisted in the Royal Engineers just five weeks before at Gillingham. He contracted cerebro-meningitis which developed while he was on a few days leave with his parents in High Street,Dover. He was an employee of Palmer's coachworks (his father was a coachbuilder) which company sent a floral tribute to the funeral as did officers and NCOs and men of the 27th company, Kent (Fortress) RE. The words on a headstone at Charlton read; "In Loving Memory of Sapper Edwin Maplesden RE Second Son of AJ and CJ Maplesden Died 30th April 1915 Aged 22 years" (picture Joyce Banks)

$MARTIN, Gunner, J, 121684, 41st Anti-Aircraft Coy Royal Garrison Artillery. 22 March 1918. Age 26. Son of John and Harriett Martin of 28 Dickson Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. I G 23

$MAXTED, Leading Stoker, PERCY JOHN, K/5685(CH) HMS Arrogant Royal Navy. Accidentally killed 14 October 1916. Age 23. Son of Mr and the late Mrs Maxted of Dover; husband of Lilian Fullbrook (formerly Maxted) of 14 Paul's Place, Charlton, Dover. Z N 5

$MOSS, Driver, HAROLD MARSHALL, 2242, 3rd/3rd Home Counties Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Died of sickness 6 February 1916. Age 23. Son of Mrs Jane Moss of Walden Rd, Twyford Avenue, Portsmouth. Born Dover. Z L 32

NASH, Arthur Pick, K 7580, Acting Stoker Petty Officer, born 4 May 1892 in Dover. The son of Samuel R Nash and his wife Emily. In 1901 the family were living at 24 Kitchener Road, and Mr Nash was working as a club steward. They then had seven children; Ivy, aged 14, Violet, aged 12, Arthur, aged 8, William, aged 6, Lilley, aged 2, and Percy, aged 1. All the children were born in Dover.  Arthur died from disease on 8 December 1918, while ashore with HMS Pembroke. Married to Harriet Ruth Nash, of 45 George Street, Dover, and later of  25 Upper Grove Place, Edinburgh. Grave MV 2

NEWING, Corporal, PERCY, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 2nd Bn. Died: 09/11/1916 Service No: 439 X. S. 13. Died at his home 145 Clarendon Place aged 50. He was employed at the Ordnance Corps. Mourners included Mrs P Newing his widow Sapper Newing his son and his daughters Miss Lucy Newing and Mrs Betts. Floral tributes including one from "his sorrowing wife" one from "Arthur and Daisy" and others from "his fellow workers at the Ordnance" and from "neighbours of Clarendon Place" X S 13

$OVENDEN, Lieutenant (Quartermaster) HERBERT STEPHEN, Army Service Corps. 3 September 1916. Age 44. Son of William and Charlotte E. Ovenden of Dover; husband of Esther Mabel Ovenden of 13 Queen Bertha Rd, Ramsgate. Q J 24. Buried 7 September

PASCALL, Gunner, WALTER, 153621, 25th Fire Command, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 14 February 1920 at the Military Hospital, Dover. Age 36. Youngest son of the late Matthew Pascall of 69 Odo Road, husband of Mrs Pascall of 21 Tower Hamlets St, Dover. Buried 20 February 1920 as Army Pensioner. I J 13

Sweet the sleep he so much needed, Free from sorrow, care and pain,
Looking on his face so peaceful, Could we wish him back again? (1920)

PODEVIN, Private, CHARLES, 3106654, 43rd Batt Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Reg). Died 10 November 1918 at the General Military Hospital, Edmonton, from gunshot wounds to the abdomen. Buried 19 November 1918. QT 14.

$SCOTT, believed to be GEORGE EDWARD DONALD, J/9020, died 15 February 1919, Petty Officer, Royal Navy, HMS Velox, HE 5.

$SEDGWICK, E., 23 April 1919. I H 24

SEDGWICK, Petty Officer Stoker, WALTER, 294390, HMS Pembroke Royal Navy. 13 December 1918. Age 38 (37?). Son of Walter and Ethel Sedgwick of 21 Albany Place, Dover, from 26 Wyndham Road on 19 December. I H 24

$SIMMONS, Bandsman, J H T, 1569, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds (gas) 20 June 1920. Age 32. Son of Mrs F. Kenworthy; husband of Mrs F. Simmons of 183 Clarendon St, Dover. 3 H 31

SKEER, Company Serjeant Major (ex soldier RGA Barrack Warden  Dover Castle according to burial record) CHARLES EDWARD 13163 School of Gunnery RA Royal Garrison Artillery (D company 1st battalion Kent Volunteer Regiment) died very suddenly after midday on 10 May 1917 Age 41 Son of J. and M. Skeer of Lyminge, Folkestone; husband of M. Skeer of 62 Dour St, Dover. buried 14 May, Grave Y Q 7.

His health had not been good in recent times before he died, but he was able to get up and work on his allotment the evening before he died. He became unconscious the following morning and later passed away

He had been a member of the Dover Corps of Volunteers since they were formed and had served 12 years in the army therefore he took a very active part in the training of the men. He had been retired from the RGA on the grounds of ill-health and for nine years he had worked at Dover Castle. His funeral was with full military honours with the band of The Buffs who sounded The Last Post and a firing party from the RGA who fired three volleys

Mrs Skeer his widow E Skeer his son and the Misses Rose and Nancie Skeer his sisters were amongst the mourners. There were many beautiful floral tributes sent which were mainly carried by the RGA and the Volunteers

photo of the headstone above by Joyce Banks

SKINNER, Petty Officer Stoker, C, K/115, HMS Pembroke Royal Navy. 1 September 1917. Age 28. Husband of A. E. Gregory (formerly Skinner) of 1 Odo Rd, Dover, died at the Naval Hospital, Walmer, buried 5 September. I G 4

STAINFIELD, Lieutenant, WALTER GEORGE, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of pneumonia 18 November 1918. Age 31 99?) Son of Mr and Mrs Stainfield of 243 Stockbrook St, Derby; husband of Mrs F. Stainfield of 48 Douglas Rd, buried from 24 Kimberley Terrace, Dover on 26 November having died at Fort Pitt Hospital. I H 18

THOMAS, Private, THOMAS ALBERT, 17406 Royal Fusiliers, 15th Bn. Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps, transf to (322670) Northern Command Labour Centre Age: 43 Died suddenly on 26/05/1918 at 10 Bridge Street Husband of Gertrude Mary Thomas of 3 Lincoln Rd, Reading. Grave I G 30. He had served for fourteen years in the Royal Fusiliers and in the present war taking part in the Battle of Mons. He was invalided out of the service at the beginning of 1918. Amongst the mourners at his funeral were his widow and Mr Tarr his father-in-law.

WARD, Scout, ROBERT HENRY, Died 20 August 1914 age 13 years 11 months. Buried on 24 August 1914 at Charlton Cemetery. Z J 26

$YOUNG, Diver's Linesman, JOHN, 891690, RF Aux Fidget Mercantile Marine Reserve. 1 October 1918. Age 45. Son of John and Mary Ann Young of Dunmow, Essex; husband of Rosa Amy Young of 69 Clarendon Place, Dover. I H 2

 

DOVER (GUSTON), Kent

CIVILIAN, DIED BY ENEMY ACTION

WALL, LUCY, 22 August 1917. no ref


DOVER (ST. JAMES'S) CEMETERY, Kent
at Copt Hill, opened 14 April 1855

WAR-RELATED DEATH

FLEET, Albert Richard, aged 14, killed on Armistice Day 1918 by attempting to fire a celebratory rocket

CIVILIANS, DIED BY ENEMY ACTION

SLADDEN, HARRY, 27 January 1916. M J 5

STOKER, EDITH, 19 March 1916 (with CWGC graves on left hand side of cemetery)

SERVICE PERSONNEL

BARTLEY, Serjeant, JOHN, Royal Garrison Artillery No 1 Depot died 28 April 1916, aged 47 Service No: 88683 Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Grave E V 13. Master Tailor of 6 Avenue Terrace, Barton Road, Dover. He was buried with military honours the coffin borne on a gun carriage and covered with the Union Flag. The bearers were Sergeants Wren, Norman, McGuiness, Parkinson, Jacobs and Hurst. After the service three volleys from a firing party in charge of Sergeant C Smith were fired. The band of the Royal Fusiliers were present and between each volley the Grand Salute was sounded by trumpeter and afterwards the Last Post. Amongst the mourners were Mrs Bartley his widow Mr and Mrs Cook brother-in-law and sister Mr T Bacon brother-in-law and Sister Russell nurse. Floral tributes included one from "His devoted wife" one "to my dear dad from Jack" and one from his brother and sister Enoch and Emma. Others were from the Worshipful Master and brethren of Homestra Lodge 3277, Newhaven, Sussex, and from the officers of the No 1 depot RGA

BAMFORD, Company Quartermaster Serjeant, WILLIAM HENRY, G/6194, Depot The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 22 November 1919. Age 62. Husband of Annie Jane Bamford of 14 Wood St, Dover. M G 1

BEATTY, Private, JOHN, 86159, Royal Defence Corps. 9 July 1919. Age 45. Son of John Beatty; husband of Annie Elizabeth Penn (formerly Beatty) of 7 Tower Hamlets St, Dover. P X 22

BENNETT, Albert Walter died on 2 October 1916, believed from tuberculosis. He had very recently been discharged from the Royal Navy, having served as an Able Seaman under number 196566. Born at Hougham on 8 June 1882, he was in 1891 living with his parents and family at 8 Winchelsea Terrace, the address where he died. His father, James, was  born in Dover and was also a seaman; his mother, Jane, née Beaney, had been born at Hastings. The couple had married in Dover in 1873. Other children in the family in 1891 were Jane, aged 12, and William, aged 11, both born at Hougham, like Albert, and Katherine, aged 6, born at Lydde, and George, aged 1, born at Dover. He is not commemorated by the CWGC.

BLAND, Private, JOSEPH HENRY, G/9033, 6th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds 30 September 1916. Age 20. Son of Mrs E. Bland of 1 St. James's Passage, Dover. D V 12

BOWLT, Able Seaman, FREDERICK WILLIAM, J/29331 HMS Vindictive Royal Navy. Killed in action at Zeebrugge 23 April 1918. Age 19. Son of William and Olive Bowlt of 17 Union Row, Dover. P W 12A

left - the bell of HMS Vindictive, dated April 23rd 1918, at Chatham Historic Dockyard

$CLARETT, Private, F G, M2/050705, Army Service Corps. 25 December 1917. Son of George Clarett of The Westbury Hotel, Dover. M G 23

CLARKE, Lance Corporal, ARTHUR ROBERT, L/9192, 3rd Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 16 January 1915. Husband of F. Clarke of 9 Spring Gardens, Dover. Grave M I 44. She requested that he should go on the Memorial in 1924 but was told by the then Town Clerk that she had left it too late

CRAMP, Private, W H, 33680, 1st/6th Bn, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 27 May 1919. Age 21. Son of Mr and Mrs Cramp of 4 Alexandra Place, Buckland, Dover. K G 2

DIXON, Lieutenant, WILLIAM ALFRED, Suffolk Regiment, age 39, 22 October 1920. H X 13

FLETCHER, Company Serjeant Major, G, G/526, 5th Bn, Royal Fusiliers. 7 October 1916. Husband of F. E. Fletcher of 135 Heathfield Avenue, Dover. N H 2

(p)$ GATEHOUSE, Deck Hand, WILLIAM JAMES, 16618/DA HM Trawler King's Grey Royal Naval Reserve. Killed in action 26 September 1918. Age 39. Husband of Mrs E. M. Gatehouse of 14 Lowther Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. O V 9

$GIBBONS, Carpenter, RICHARD GEORGE EDWARD HM Yacht James Fletcher Mercantile Marine Reserve. 2 November 1918. Age 39. Husband of E. A. Gibbons of 10 Guildford Town, Dover. T I 13

GILLMAN, Private, WILLIAM HOBBS, 625003, 19th Bn, London Regiment. 14 February 1919. Age 34. Son of Richard and Eliza Gillman (stepmother) of 65 Limekiln St, Dover. L G 13

$HOWELL, Gunner, SIDNEY GEORGE, 121677, 3rd/3rd Siege Reserve Bde, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of influenza 22 November 1918. Age 24. Son of Arthur and Annie Howell of 56 Folkestone Rd, Dover. M X 14

HUBBARD, Deck Hand, FREDERICK, 3032DA HM Drifter Vintage Royal Naval Reserve. Died of sickness 23 November 1918. Age 21, born 14 October 1896. Son of Joseph and Lydia Hubbard, husband of Mrs Florence Hubbard of 4 Alexandra Place, Buckland, Dover, he was "late of Norwich". Grave M V 4. Died from influenza and pneumonia at the Naval Sick Bay after a brief illness. Buried with Naval Honours the cortège leaving the home of his wife's mother at 4 Alexandra Place. Mourners included his widow, his parents, his in-laws Mr and Mrs L Cramp, and his brother-in-law and wife Mr and Mrs Gilham. ""Had he asked us well we know, We should cry "O spare this blow". You, with streaming tears should pray, "Lord we love him let him stay". From his sorrowing wife" His brother-in-law Walter Cramp also died

$HUNTLEY, Armourer, GEORGE, 340512 HMS Pembroke Royal Navy. Died of dysentery 1 July 1917. Age 48. Husband of Frances Huntley of 9 Dour St, Dover. M V 21

$KEEFE, Serjeant, JAMES, PO/4490 HMS Alcantara Royal Marine Light Infantry. 4 March 1916. Age 42. Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Husband of Frances Rose Port (formerly Keefe) of 50 St. James St, Dover. D V 3

$KEEN, Serjeant, JAMES THEODORE, G/4227, 9th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 25 July 1916. Age 43. Husband of Caroline Keen of 26 Glenfield Rd, Dover. Served in the Chitral (1898) and South African Campaigns. Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. P F 17

KEMP, Private, SYDNEY JOHN, SE/16855, No. 1 Vet Hosp Army Veterinary Corps. 28 July 1916. Age 46. Husband of E. F. Kemp of 12 Marine Parade, Dover. N W 16

KIRTON, Electrical Artificer 3rd Class, JAMES HUGHES, M/8202 HMS Tarlair Royal Navy. Died of pneumonia 9 November 1918. Age 27. Son of the late Mr and Mrs William Kirton of London; husband of Violet Kathleen Kirton of 20 Marine Parade, Dover. K V 22

$KNELL, Ordinary Seaman, LEONARD WILLIAM, Z/9865 HMS Victory VI Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died of sickness 11 October 1918. Age 18. Son of Florence Emily and the late William Henry Knell of 5 Russell St, Dover. M V 8

MAY, Lance Corporal, WILLIAM JAMES, Cyclists Corps, died 21 August 1916 and buried 24 August. OW 10

(p)$MILLS, Private, ROBERT GEORGE, 65136, 68th Field Amb Royal Army Medical Corps. 2 December 1916. Age 34. Son of Mrs P. Mills of 44 York St, Dover. M W 5

O'HALLORAN, Gunner, MICHAEL, HMS Flirt Royal Navy. Died1 June 1916. Buried at St. James, Dover DV 15

OWINS, Serjeant, F A, 6069, 2nd Bn, Worcestershire Regiment. 28 January 1916. Age 29. Son of George and Elizabeth Owins of Worcester; husband of Frances A. E. Williams (formerly Owins) of 63 Buckland Avenue, Dover. L W 16

$PATTISON, Leading Seaman, EDWARD STEPHEN, 177356 HMS Pembroke Royal Navy. Died of injuries received on 11 Feb 14 March 1918. Age 39. Awarded Africa General Service Medal (Somaliland Clasp) Son of Frederick and Ellen Pattison of Dover; husband of Marion Pattison of 96 Norwich Rd, Ipswich. Served in the Dardanelles on HMS "Implacable" L V 15

$PIDDINGTON, Serjeant, WILLIAM THOMAS, CH/812 RM Depot (Deal) Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died of sickness 5 February 1915. Age 54. Son of William and Susannah Piddington of Woolwich; husband of M. A. E. Piddington of 26 Marine Parade, Dover. W K 9

$POTTER, Stoker 1st Class, MAURICE WILLIAM, K387S2 HMS Pembroke Royal Navy. Died of influenza 8 March 1919. Age 28. Son of John Henry and Fanny Potter of 4 Marine Place. Dover. N V 5

SMITH, Private, FRANK HERBERT, 265814, 19th Bn, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 17 February 1918. Age 48.  Husband of Lucy Mary Smith  of 6 Market Court, Market St, Dover. Served in the South African War. K G 32.

$SOLE, HARRY, 20 May 1916

$SPINNER, Battery Quartermaster Serjeant, WILLIAM GEORGE, 168545, M M 179th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of typhoid 12 November 1918. Age 24. Son of Charles and Mary Spinner of Dover; husband of Minnie E. Spinner of 8 Springfield Rd, Dover. G K 25

WILLIAMS, Driver, NORRIS THOMAS, T/291489, Army Service Corps attd 12th Cyclist Bde, Died of pneumonia 11 November 1918. Age 33. Husband of Maud Louisa Williams of 43 South Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. M G 13 (actually named Thomas Norris)


DOVER (ST. MARY'S) NEW CEMETERY, Kent

CIVILIANS, DIED BY ENEMY ACTION

BOORMAN, GERTRUDE EVELYN MAVIS, 16 February 1918 (on the left of the entrance just before the cemetery path turns to the right)

JAMES, Jane, 16 March 1916. E1

LONG, Henry, 4 September 1917. 8 Z LB

SERVICE PERSONNEL

AUSTIN, ERNEST WOODRUFF, 18 February 1921. 27 FK

$ BARTRAM, Captain, HENRY BROCKLEBURY, Royal Horse Artillery, 16 September 1914. E H 12

BLIGH, Stoker 1st Class, WALTER VICTOR, RN, died 24 February 1919. J H 9

BERRY, Able Seaman, WILLIAM JAMES, J/11168 HMS Pembroke formerly HMS Grampus Royal Navy. 14 February 1916. Age 22. Son of Mrs A. K. Walker (formerly Berry) of 31 Limekiln St, Dover, and the late S. Berry. E I 23

CARE, Member, MARGARET LOUISE, 28 October 1918. G J 1

DENNE, 2nd Corporal, ROBERT KEITH, 544127, Royal Engineers. 14 March 1919. Age 36. Son of Robert and M. A. Denne of Dover; husband of E. L. Davis (formerly Denne) of 38 Stanhope Rd, Dover. Q K 6

$EDMOND, Corporal, EDWIN JAMES, 544010, 2nd/1st Bn. (Cinque Ports) Royal Engineers. 20 May 1917. Age 35. Son of Robert and Emma Edmond; husband of Ethel Nelly Edmond of 6 Military Rd, Dover. K E 26

KEYTON, Private, ALBERT JOSEPH THOMAS, Army Service Corps, 11 November 1918. J H 11

$MILLNE, CHARLES H. 24 December 1914. J F 22

ORAM, FRANK G W, 28 August 1914. O K 28

$PEARCE, Lance Serjeant, GEORGE THOMAS, S/172, 3rd Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died 4 October 1918.  E J 17

ROBERTS, ARTHUR HARRY, 5 May 1916. F L 5

$ROBERTS, Pioneer, I, 111903, Royal Engineers. 9 May 1916. Age 54. Husband of Elizabeth Roberts, of 4 Albany Flats, Dover. C I 9

$SAUNDERS, Air Mechanic 1st Class, GEORGE, F/10461 HMS City of Oxford Royal Naval Air Service. 12 April 1916. Age 22. Son of Mr J. B. Saunders of 284 London Rd, Dover. D I 15

SMITH, Corporal, GEORGE 22226  Border Regiment, 3rd Bn. died 29/05/1918 from pneumonia. Grave Q I 8. He lived at 4 Queen Street and his coffin was borne to the cemetery by a gun carriage. The band of the Surrey regiment was present and the :Last Post was sounded. Sadly his wife was seriously ill and she died less than a week later. Mrs Johnson his mother-in-law and Mr Johnson brother-in-law were amongst the mourners and Mrs Smith sent a floral tribute "from his broken-hearted wife and daughter"

STORKEY, Mate, REGINALD FREDRICK, HM Tug T A Jolliffe Mercantile Marine Reserve. Drowned 8 January 1919. Age 22. Son of Arthur a Mariner and Louisa Storkey of 21 Millais Rd, Buckland, Dover. H E 9

$VIGOR, Private, CHARLES JOHN, 17289, 7th Bn, Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) Died of wounds (gas) 13 January 1921. Age 30. Son of Frederick and Annie Vigor of 46 Snargate St, Dover. Born Burwash, Sussex. H C 15

$WILLS, Driver, ALFRED CONSTANTINE, 2231, 3rd/3rd Home Counties Bde, Royal Field Artillery. 6 December 1915. Age 21. Son of Mrs Isabella Wills of 54 London Rd, Dover. F L 23


DOVER (SS PETER'S AND PAUL'S, RIVER), Kent

$COLLARD, GEORGE, 29 January 1917. no ref

(p)$ DAYNES, CHARLES EDWARD, 8 May 1915. no ref

INWOOD, WILLIAM JAMES, 19 November 1918. no ref

$MOAT, ALBERT EDWARD, 9 July 1919. no ref

$REDGATE, GEORGE WILLIAMS, 9 January 1918. no ref

$SPAIN, ALFRED, 25 August 1914. no ref

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 

 
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