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RADDATZ, Albert (New 13/08/2017)
RAI, Padamdhoj (New 29/03/2015)
RAMSAY, Martin (New 03/09/2017)
RANDALL, A.F (Revised 02/04/2014)
RANDALL, Sydney W (Updated 02/04/2014)
RASEY, Albert Edward (Updated 19/09/2010)
RASEY, Bertie (Revised 03/06/2013)
RASEY, Frederick (Updated 19/09/2010)
RATCLIFF, Leonard Harold (New 18/09/2012)
RATCLIFFE, Harold Frederick (Revised 27/02/2015)
READ, George Alfred (New 04/11/2017)
REEDS, W.B. (New 27/09/2013)
REEVES Letitia Alice (New 31/01/2018)
REGAN, Thomas (Updated 13/03/2012)
REYNARD, Henry Corner (Revised 01/02/2015)
RHAWN, Charles Huhn (New 04/11/2017)
RILEY, Edward Adams (New 24/08/2015)
ROBERTS, Samuel Crosbie (New 10/08/2017)
ROBINSON, Fred (New 09/01/2018)
ROBINSON, Henry, (Updated 10/01/2013)
ROBINSON, Thomas (New 04/11/2017)
ROBINSON, William Dawson (New 01/08/2018)
RODDA, J (Updated 07/05/2014)
RONALDSON,Charles Rasleigh (New 23/10/2013)
ROONEY, Laurence Vincent (New 09/10/2016)
ROOTE, William Arthur (Revised 20/12/2014)
ROUNCE, E.R (Updated 01/01/2019)
ROWLAND, Frank (Updated 02/04/2014)
RUSSELL, Frederick Charles (New 13/08/2017)
RUSSELL, Walter (New 29/05/2013)
RUTLEY, H. T (Updated 02/04/2014)
INDIAN'S QUAINT BURIAL. - The strange burial rites of the Indians were performed at Epsom Cemetery on Saturday at the funeral of one of the Gurkhas sent over for Saturday's procession. His death took place at Horton Hospital, whither he was removed from the camp at Hampton Court suffering from influenza, and his body was conveyed in a motor ambulance to the cemetery. Here a party of Indian officers, N.C.O.s and men dug a grave six feet deep and lowered the coffin which was covered with a white sheet. They then dropped coppers on the coffin and filled in the grave.
Son of Subidal Rai, of Thamthum, Ilam, Nepal.
|NAME||GRO BIRTH REFERENCE||DIED|
|Annie Maria Larter||Mar 1882 Hartismere 4a 684|
|Florence Ellen Larter||Sep 1883 Hartismere 4a 647|
|Alfred William Larter||Dec 1884 Hartismere 4a 714||Dec 1884 0 Hartismere 4a 421|
|Beatrice Mary Larter||Dec 1886 Hartismere 4a 726|
|Jessie Evaline Larter||Sep 1888 Hartismere 4a 719|
|Alan Randall Larter||Sep 1890 Hartismere 4a 751||Died 1951|
|Arthur Frederick Larter||Jun 1892 Hartismere 4a 842||Killed in action 31 December 1915|
|Sidney William Larter||Sep 1894 Hartismere 4a 774||Killed in action 14 November 1915|
|Dorothy Maud Larter||Jun 1895 Hartismere 4a 839|
LE QUESNOY. 29-12-15. Left billets and relieved 7th RB in GIVENCHY TRENCHES, found fresh mine on left of Sap H had been blown by enemy - very little damage done and unoccupied. Relief completed 2pm. Enemy active all along our front with rifle grenades. B Coy on left, A Coy in centre, C Coy on right, D Coy in GUNNERS SIDING. Casualties 1 killed 3 wounded.
GIVENCHY. 30-12-15. At 11AM party of 26 petty officers and two officers of Royal Navy arrived being attached for experience in Trench life. Distributed among Coys. Enemy still active with rifle grenades, paying particular attention to right Coy H.Q. Casualties 2 killed 6 wounded.
GIVENCHY. 31-12-15. At 10A.M. were relieved by 6th Buffs, relief complete about 2P.M. and then marched into billets at TOBACCO FACTORY, BETHUNE. Casualties 1 killed 3 wounded.
12th to 20th. A very peaceful tour during which time it became apparent that the suspected enemy attack would not develop on our front. Owing to one of our cylinder discharges which had taken place the night before we went in, there was a quantity of gas in our front line for a day or two owing to leaky cylinders. These were eventually removed.
There was the usual patrolling activity on our part, but it was hindered by the nature of No Mans Land which was full of huge old mine craters. The enemy fired gas projectors on the Division on our right.
|Thomas George||9 May 1884||Died 1884. Buried Epsom 19 July 1884|
|Alfred James||September quarter 1885|
|Frederick||18 February 1887||Died 8 July 1916|
|Albert Edward||June quarter 1889||Died of wounds 20 June 1918|
|George||June quarter 1891||Shown as William aged 5 weeks in 1891 census|
|William Charles||19 April 1893||Served in East Surrey Regiment & Labour Corps|
|Ethel Maud||8 January 1895|
|Ernest||28 April 1896||Died 1896. Buried Epsom 4 May 1896|
|Ellen||16 July 1897||Died 1898. Buried Epsom 21 March 1898|
|Bertie||26 January 1899||Died of wounds 29 March 1918|
|Edith||14-Jun-01||Died 1902. Buried Epsom 5 May 1902|
|Edward||21-Jan-05||Died 1905. Buried Epsom 19 August 1905|
|Edith Lilian||March quarter 1906|
|Name||Born - Died|
|Frederick Charles||Born: 1880 Sutton|
|Ethel Louisa||Born: 1882 Sutton|
|Alfred||Born: 1886 Kingston
Died: 1886 Kingston
|Alice Emily||Born: 1887 Teddington|
|George Harry||Born: 1889 Acton|
|Percy||Born: 1891 Acton|
|Bessie||Born: 1894 Norbiton|
|Leonard Harold||Born: 1896 Coombe
Died: 1915 Gallipoli
|Arthur||Born: 1899 Epsom|
No sooner had the Lincolnshire reached their new line than Captain P.H. Hansen, the Adjutant, calling for volunteers to assist him, dashed back through clouds of smoke and a stream of bullets into the burning scrub, which by now gave off a terrific heat. He did this to save wounded men from being burned alive. Six times he went three hundred yards into that inferno and rescued six men from a horrible death. He was awarded the VC. Lance-Corporal AH Breeze and two others who went out with Captain Hansen were awarded the DCM. Many wounded were burned alive; none of the battalion missing were ever seen again.
LEONARD HAROLD RATCLIFF, was killed in action at Gallipoli on 9th August 1915.
|FREDERICK HAROLD RATCLIFFE AND HIS SIBLINGS|
|Name||Born - Died||Notes|
|Frances Louisa Annie||Born: 18 April 1882 Epsom|
|Bertha Ellen (Nellie)||Born: 27 August 1883 Epsom|
Died: 25 October 1918
|Married Francis Cornelius Day 14 August 1904, Christ Church Epsom. Widowed 1905|
|Florence||Born: 13 August 1886 Epsom|
|Married Albert Victor Turrell 1 August 1921, Christ Church Epsom|
|William Henry||Born: 13 August 1887 Epsom|
|Married Ada Simons 1907. Served, Royal Field Artillery|
|Charles Mallows||Born: 12 May 1889 Epsom|
Died: February 1891
|Buried in grave C5 Epsom cemetery, 12 February 1891|
|Jessie||Born: 16 February1893 Epsom|
Died: 21 October 1918
|Harold Frederick||Born: 13 June 1894 Epsom|
Died: 20 October 1918 Epsom
|Gladys Marian||Born: 23 October 1895 Epsom||Baptised 19 January 1896 Christ Church, Epsom. |
Married Ernest George Stones 31 March 1923, Christ Church
|Albert Cecil||Born: 7 July 1899 Epsom|
|Baptised 3 September 1899 Christ Church, Epsom. |
Married Maud Emily Weaver 16 January 1921, St Barnabas church, Epsom
|Walter Stanley||Born: 6 June 1902||Baptised 13 July 1902 Christ Church, Epsom. |
Married Margery Doris Stanley 1924, Windsor registration district.
BROTHER AND SISTER BURIED TOGETHER.- Much sympathy is felt for Mr. and Mrs. W. Ratcliffe, 22, Bramble Walk, Epsom common, who have lost a son and daughter, who were yesterday (Thursday) buried in the same grave at the cemetery. The son, Harold Frederick Ratcliffe, aged 24, was a soldier who came home on 14 days leave on the 11th. He was unwell on arriving, and becoming worse he was removed to the Horton War Hospital, where he died on Friday from pneumonia. At the time of his death one of his sisters, Jessie, aged 25, was lying seriously ill from pneumonia and pleurisy, and she died on Monday.
|GEORGE AND EDITH READ'S CHILDREN|
|Name||Born - Died||Notes|
|Edith Annie||Born: 17 August 1905 Wandsworth||No baptism record found|
|George Leonard||Born: June 1906|
Died: March quarter 1907 Wandsworth
|No baptism record found|
|Emily Ivy||Born: Dec 1907|
Died: June quarter 1910 Wandsworth
|No baptism record found|
|Violet Lilian M||Born: 9 May 1910||No baptism record found|
|William A||Born: 19 April 1912||No baptism record found|
|Ivy Kate||Born: 17 January 1914 Wandsworth|
Died: September quarter 1916
|No baptism record found|
|WILLIAM BENJAMIN REEDS AND HIS HALF SIBLINGS|
|Name||Born - Died||Notes|
|William Benjamin||Born: 1884 Croydon
Died: 12 December 1918 Italy
|Married Maud Lillian Sapsed 1914|
|Walter Alfred||Born: 29 May 1890 Kensington
Died: 1980 Hitchin
|Married Florence Burrell 1921|
|Eleanor Maud||Born: 21 Sep 1891 Wandsworth
Died: 1989 Eastbourne
|Married George Wade 1928|
|Elizabeth Alice||Born: 15 August 1898 Epsom
Died: 1975 Eastbourne
|Married Alfred Erridge 1924|
|Ada Jane||Born: 9 Feb 1900 Epsom
Died: 1988 Eastbourne
|Married George Brooker 1941|
|Lavinia Amelia||Born: 3 Jan 1905 Eastbourne
Died: 1989 Bromley
|Married Albert Saunders 1929|
Son of Benjamin T.A. Reeds, of 1, South Cliff Garage, Silverdale Road, Eastbourne: husband of Maud Lillian Reeds, of 1, South Cliff Garage, 1, Silverdale Road, Eastbourne.
|LETITIA ALICE REEVES AND HER SIBLINGS|
|Name||Born - Died||Notes|
|Robert William Drought||Born: 15 October 1876 Foo Chow, South China||Married Laura Fladgate on 1 November 1902 in St. Andrew's church, Westminster|
|John Maunsell||Born: 14 October 1878 Hill House, Hampshire|
Died: 7 August 1948
|Married Hilda Margaret Smith in 1909. Became an officer of the military constabulary in British North Borneo, Malaysia|
|Letitia Alice||Born: 21 December 1879 Epsom|
Died: 23 September 1918 Winchester
|Rose Mary||Born: 14 April 1883|
Died: 30 April 1965
|Baptised 21 May 1883 Christ Church, Epsom. Married Claude Bertram Collier on 7 June 1906 in Christ Church, Epsom|
|Shela (sic)||Born: 10 January 1885|
Died: 5 March 1956
|Baptised 18 February 1885 Christ Church, Epsom. Married Arthur Patrick Saunders in 1917|
At the commencement of war she worked in the VAD in the Winchester Red Cross Hospital in the Close. She went to France and worked in one of the biggest canteens there. Returning to England she was put in charge of the Auxiliary Convalescent Hospital for wounded Australian Officers at Welwyn, Herts. It was here that she had her serious accident.
The King has awarded the Royal Red Cross 2nd Class*, to Miss Letitia Reeves, Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Welwyn, for valuable nursing services in the war.
shown exceptional devotion or competency in performance of nursing duties with the Army in the field, or in Naval and Military or Air Force hospitals or in an Auxiliary War hospital over a continuous or long period or who has performed some exceptional act of bravery or devotion to the post of duty.
Lawrence (Laurence in the 1911 census) Charles born on 23 February 1909 (GRO reference: Mar 1909 Sevenoaks 2a 806). Died 5 June 1977 in Epsom.
Thomas born 6 September 1910 (GRO reference: Sep 1910 Sevenoaks 2a 811). Died 1941.
Kathleen A(gnes), (Sellars) born 13 March 1912 (GRO reference:Jun 1912 Epsom 2a 52). Died Jan 1987.
Bernard G(eorge), (Sellers) born 8 July 1914 (GRO reference: Sep 1914 Epsom 2a 61).
|HENRY CORNER REYNARD AND HIS SIBLINGS|
|Name||Born - Died||Notes|
|Louis Corner||Born: 1871|
|Baptised 23 August 1871 St. Luke's church, Norwood. Buried South Metropolitan Cemetery 14 October 1871|
|Lavinia Corner||Born: 1872 Norwood|
|Baptised 29 December 1872 St. Luke's church, Norwood|
|Emilie Corner||Born: 1874 Norwood|
|Baptised 26 July 1874 St. Luke's church, Norwood|
|James Corner||Born: 1875 Norwood|
|Baptised 31 October 1875 St. Luke's church, Norwood|
|Annie Corner||Born: 1877 Leeds|
|Baptised 2 May 1877 St. Clements church, Leeds|
|Baron Corner||Born: 6 January 1879 Dundalk, Ireland|
|7 September 1918 registered for draft USA|
|Ernest Corner||Born: 1881 Guildford||Baptised 6 November 1881 St. Mary's church, Guildford|
|Male||Born: 1882 Guildford|
Died: 1882 Guildford
|Henry Corner||Born: 13 July 1885 Guildford|
Died: 25 September 1915 France
|Baptised 9 August 1885 Fetcham|
|Josephine Corner||Born: 1887 Guildford|
|Baptised 23 October 1887 St. Mary's church, Guildford|
|Herbert Corner||Born: 1890 Guildford||Baptised 15 February 1891 Fetcham. Also served; Captain in the RE|
The line occupied by the Battalion was about 300 yards long and facing nearly due east. The German line we were told off to attack was about 450 yards long and strongly fortified, powerfully strengthened with flank defence, wire in front of exceptionally thick wire and facing strong posts. There were small redoubts manned with numerous machine guns at intervals, and the left flank was enfiladed by a variety of fire from HOHENZOLLERN FORT and FOSSE 8.
The distance to be traversed by the battalion in the attack before reaching the enemy's lines was approx 500 yards. Behind the enemy's front line were communication trenches and a powerful 2nd line, and behind that on higher ground were the QUARRIES and further on CITÉ ST ELIE.
At 6.28am the order "Get ready to charge" came down the line and Lieut COOPER, whose eyes had been on his watch, gave the order "Scouts and wire cutters advance". Directly after, the order to the Coys to advance was given, and "C" Coy climbed up the ladders and advanced through the smoke, which was very dense. This smoke I may mention was chiefly caused by "smoke bombs" smoke candles and gas, there was also a thick cold mist and a drizzling rain.
Lieut COOPER led his men on with the utmost gallantry and was killed on the German wire, had he lived he would have been recommended for the D.S.O. He was a most gallant officer and much loved and respected by all ranks. "A" Company came on splendidly ably led by Captain Henry de TRAFFORD, who behaved with the greatest coolness and daring and would have been recommended for the D.S.O. had he not been killed. He fell on the German wire, and his last words were "Don't mind me. Push ahead". Truly he and Lieut COOPER and other brave officers and N.C.Os and men deserve the undying gratitude and respect of their country and their Regiment. ----------
"D" Company led by Captain LIMBERY did gallant work under their plucky young commander who, with many others was wounded. CAPT LIMBERY was recommended for the Military Cross. ----------
The regiment had to cross a fire zone of about 500 yards exposed to very heavy gun, machine gun and rifle fire, and storm a powerful line of trenches protected by broad strong lines of thick barbed wire. There was a strong support line behind the front line on higher ground and behind that the famous "QUARRIES" on still higher ground. The final objective of the 22nd Infantry Brigade was Cité St Elie, behind a very powerfully entrenched and wired position.
To make a long story short the gallant 1st Battalion SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT rose to their feet at 6.28am on the 25 September 1915, on the order to "advance" being given, they advanced in extended order at about 3 paces interval between men and moved steadily forward against this almost impregnable position. They stormed it, took the 2nd support line and what remained of this magnificent old regiment moved on and with other corps mixed up with them captured the "QUARRIES" and some of them under the C.O. went on up to within about 50 yards of the German position at Cité St Elie. The regiment lost in this attack about the following number of officers N.C.Os and men:-
- 430 N.C.Os and men were killed or wounded out of 729 who went into action.
- Officers 9 killed 8 wounded, one died of wounds, 1 gassed. Total 18 out of 21 who went into action.
EWELL PARISH COUNCIL. Mr Glyn had heard of two other deaths since the last meeting ------ one of Mrs Reynard's sons, Henry had been reported killed. He proposed a letter of sympathy be sent.
6 Aug 1916 "He was my platoon officer XIV. I saw him shot through both knees on the parapet of the German first line trenches. He was unable to move. We went on and he was left behind. We did not retire back and the ground on which we left him is still in our possession. We have never heard of him since." L Cpl Eggington 9304 D. Lewis Gun School, Etaples.
I well remember seeing an officer of our platoon XII killed at Loos. He was a very dark man and I think his name was Reynard. He led his platoon in the charge but was shot in the stomach very soon after we started. I saw him drop. He gave a groan and then stretched right out. I was sure he died immediately. We had to charge on and left him lying there." Pte Heath 8949 Etaples 13 Aug 1916
EWELL PARISH COUNCIL. ROLL OF HONOUR. Mrs. Reynard and family wrote thanking the Council for its expression of sympathy with them in the loss they had sustained by the death of Lieut H. C. Reynard.
Son of Rosaline Reynard, of The Cottage, 5 Smitham Downs Road, Purley & the late Joseph Louis Adolphe Reynard.
MILITARY FUNERAL AT EPSOM.
THE GRIEF OF WOMEN
The first death at the County of London War Hospital occurred on Saturday. Up to that time there had been about 900 admissions, and the fact that there has so far been only one patient to die is something upon which the staff has reason to congratulate itself. No war hospital, which receives cases straight from the front, cases which include a proportion of very severely wounded, can expect to keep death entirely out of its wards, and from time to time there are likely to be through the streets of Epsom sad processions of the kind that were witnessed on Wednesday afternoon. Pte. W. E. (sic) Riley was the soldier who passed away on Saturday, death being due to cellulitis, a form of poisoning, following an amputation. The deceased was a member of the 1st Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers, and was one of the undistinguished heroes who fight and die for their country without any record being kept of their brave deeds in days when so many men are acting heroically. All the men who die at the hospital will be buried with military honours, and buried in one particular spot at the Epsom Cemetery, unless, in accordance with wishes of relatives, the burial takes place in some other cemetery. A part of the Epsom Cemetery has been set aside by the Urban Council for men who die at the County of London War Hospital or the Convalescent Camp, Woodcote Park. It is hoped that the burials will be few, but in the space reserved for the soldier heroes as many as 500 can, if unfortunately necessary, be laid to rest. Men of different religious denominations will be placed in different graves. In the case of those belonging to the same church it is proposed that the number of interments in each grave shall be ten. A large number this, and the grave in which the body of Pte. Riley was lowered on Wednesday is 22ft. deep, deeper than any other at the cemetery. This soldiers' space is close to and in view of Ashley-road, and at the end of the war there will be a monument erected in the centre calling the attention of the passer-by to the fact that it marks the portion of the cemetery where sleep the men who gave all they could for England. There will also doubtless be something to mark the resting place of those three soldiers who have died at the Epsom and Ewell War Hospital, and are in one grave in another part of the cemetery.
On Wednesday the funeral party left the County of London War Hospital at two o'clock, passing between lines of members of the hospital staff. At the head of the procession walked a firing party, supplied by the Royal Fusiliers (P.S. Brigade) at the Farm Camp. The men walked with arms reversed. Immediately behind them were buglers, and then came the hospital gun carriage, on which was the coffin, covered with the Union Jack. On the coffin had been placed the deceased's belt and side arms. Behind the gun carriage were two mourning coaches, in which were the relatives, and an open carriage, lent by Mr. W. G. Langlands, in which rode two of the wounded patients at the hospital. A number of Royal Fusiliers from the Farm Camp formed the rear of the procession. A great number of the inhabitants lined the streets as the deceased was borne to the cemetery, where was gathered one of the largest funeral crowds seen at Epsom for a very ling time. The great majority of those present were women, and many of them quite failed to hide their feelings when farewell was taken of the deceased soldier. The final part of the funeral service had been conducted in the Church of England Chapel by the hospital chaplain (the Rev. Hockley), who also read at the graveside, the final sentences of the service. When the firing party had fired three volleys, and the buglers had sounded the "Last Post," a number of women round the grave were no longer able to hide their emotion. Men, in the face of the death of their countryman in this war, may preserve a certain amount of stoicism, but not so easy is it for the women to do this. The distress of the principle mourners - who had come from Wimbledon - was very great, and many looks of sympathy went out to them. When the womenfolk were able to look down on the coffin they covered it with flowers. It was their tangible tribute of sorrow and of gratitude. Though there were no representatives of the hospital staff in the procession, there were a number of workers at the institute among the crowd. Among others present were Messrs. E. Cornfield, F. G. Greenslade, J. M. Oldridge, H. Newham, P. J. Hillyer, H. Davey, A. J. Knight, etc. The floral tributes were from the following: "In loving memory of my dear husband, from his loving wife and children" ; Jennie and George; Addie and Ted; Sister Emily; Corpl. Borras and friends; Mrs. Sharpe and family. The coffin, which was of regulation kind for military funerals, was of polished elm, with black fittings, lined inside with swansdown sheets. The inscription was : "Pte. W. E. (sic) Riley, 9331, 1st Northumberland Fusiliers, died 17 July 1915, aged 45 years." The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. E. Longhurst and Sons.
MILITARY FUNERAL AT EPSOM.
AN IMPRESSIVE SCENE.
On Wednesday large crowds lined the streets of Epsom and thronged the cemetery when a military funeral took place. The dead soldier was Pte. W. E. (sic) Riley, of the Northumberland Fusiliers, and he was the first inmate of the County of London War Hospital to succumb to the injuries he received whilst fighting against the Huns. Riley, who was 45, came from Pickering, Scarborough (sic). He was a Reservist who saw service in the Boer War. He was badly wounded in the left arm and the limb was amputated at the front. He was in a precarious condition when he was brought to Epsom, and he died on Saturday afternoon from septicaemia. He leaves a widow and four children.
The funeral took place in Epsom Cemetery, in that portion which has been set aside for the men who die in the Horton Hospital and the Woodcote Convalescent Camp. This was the first interment in that part of the ground, which is near Ashley-road. It is proposed to erect a monument on the site eventually.
The procession left the hospital about two o'clock. The firing party was in front, the men coming from the Royal Fusiliers (Public Schools Brigade) stationed at he Farm Camp. Then followed the buglers after which came the gun carriage with the coffin covered with the Union Jack, and with the dead soldier's belt and side arms laid on top. There were two mourning coaches for the relatives, and then an open carriage, lent by Mr. W. G. Langlands, in which were two wounded soldiers from the hospital. The rear was brought up by more U.P.S. men.
The service was conducted by the hospital chaplain, the Rev. A. Hockley, and the impressive service was reverently listened to by the large crowd present. Around the graveside were many men from the Woodcote Park Camp, looking conspicuous in their blue uniforms.
After the committal portions of the service had been intoned the firing party fired three volleys and the "Last Post" was sounded by the buglers. Many of those present were unable to restrain their tears. A number of women threw flowers on the coffin. This was of polished elm with black fittings, lined inside with swansdown. The inscription on the plate was "Pte. W. E. (sic) Riley 9331: 1st Northumberland Fusiliers. Died July 17th 1915. Aged 45.
Husband of Sarah Ellen Riley, of 42 Hungate, Pickering, Yorks.
HENRY ROBINSON, died whilst a prisoner of war and was buried in the cemetery at Gouvy.
Son of Dawson and Martha Robinson, of Bradford, England; husband of Mary F. M. Robinson of 45 Fenwick Avenue, Toronto, Canada.
|Name||Born - Died||Notes|
|Frank Dunlop||Born: 5 April 1862 Farningham Kent
Died: 6 December 1937
|In 1937 lived at 'Caen Wood' Alexandra Road Epsom|
|Ethel Jane||Born: 1864 Farningham Kent|
|Thomas Percy||Born: 1865 Farningham Kent
Died: 1947 Hastings Sussex
|Stuart Beith||Born: 1867 Farningham Kent
Died: 9 February 1941 Northamptonshire
|Married Mary Elizabeth Gordon 1898|
|Violet Marion||Born: 1868 Farningham Kent
Died: 1955 Eastbourne Sussex
|Married John Eagleton 1892|
|Douglas||Born: 1869 Dartford district Kent
Died: 1869 Dartford district Kent
|Arthur Russell Temple||Born 1871 Farningham Kent
Died: 25 November 1912 Surrey
|Evelyn Annie||Born: 1873 Sutton at Hone Kent
Died: 6 May 1943 Kent
|Married Charles Glanfield 1910|
|Charles Rashleigh||Born: 9 June 1874 Sutton at Hone Kent
Died: 3 September 1916 France
|Lilias Ida||Born: 1875 Sutton at Hone Kent|
|William Simpson||Born: 1877 Wimbledon
Died: 16 February 1941 Dartford Kent
|Isobel Buchanan||Born: 1879 Sydenham Kent
Died: 8 January 1960 London
|Married Gerrard K Oliver 1924|
|Hugh Robertson Meyer||Born: 15 June 1881 Sydenham Kent
Died: 1971 Easthampstead Berkshire
GENERAL. Magazines should be loaded, but all work to be done with the sword. A shot will release a sword that cannot otherwise be withdrawn.
Noses right under the barrage. Work by time, don't wait for troops on right or left.
Establish connections with Battalions on right and left in the German lines.
Help the Lewis and Machine guns in every way possible.
If the attack is held up the carrying parties must drop their loads, fix swords and assault under command of 2/Lt H.W. Thomas.
The son of Denis Martin Rooney, of Walkers Row, Sligo.
Son of Alfred Joseph Roote, of North Looe Farm, Reigate Road, Ewell, Surrey and the late Annie Roote.
GUNNER E. ROUNCE KILLED
On Wednesday Ex-Police Constable Rounce received the very sad intelligence that his son, Gunner Rounce, had been killed in action. The information was conveyed in a letter written to the parents by the major of deceased's battery. This officer stated that Gunner Rounce was killed instantaneously and thus suffered no pain. " His body was removed to my wagon line to-day for burial in the military cemetery near at hand, and there will be a cross erected to mark the spot where he is laid. Please accept our sympathy and that of the other officers, as well as the men in the battery. Your son was very popular with all ranks and I am sorry indeed to lose him." Gunner Rounce was a fine built fellow who voluntarily joined up two years ago. Last September he was wounded in the back, and on being sent to England was a patient at the Horton War Hospital. He returned to France in January. On the occasion of his being wounded an officer wrote to Mr. and Mrs. Rounce saying how sorry he was that Driver Rounce had received injury and stating that he was as good a gunner as there was in the battery. Before he entered the Army the deceased young soldier -- he was 20 years of age in July -- was doing the work of an electrician, being employed by Mr. Newbald, Station-road. He was a very promising young fellow and had qualities that made him much respected. By his death Mr. and Mrs. Rounce have lost a very excellent son, and have been the recipients of much sympathy in their loss.
Son of Edwin and the late Sarah Rowland, of Upottery, Honiton, Devon.
The son of Mrs. Alice Russell, of Bruce Grove, Tottenham, London: husband of Elizabeth Russell, of 10 Eden Road, Elmers End, Beckenham, Kent.
|Name||Born - Died||Notes|
|James||Born: 1878 Sussex||Born Surrey in 1891 census
Born Northants in 1901 census
|Thomas||Born: 1880 Worth, Sussex||Born Northampton in 1891 census
Born Sussex in 1901 census
|Rose||Born: 1883 Sussex|
|Emily||Born: 1885 Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire||Born Gloucestershire in the 1901 census|
|Arthur||Born: 1887 Patchway, Bristol||Born Middlesex in the 1901 census|
|Jenny||Born: 1890 Derbyshire, Gloucestershire||Jane in the 1901 census.
Probably registered as Jessie
|Fred||Born: 1894 Derbyshire|
|Walter||Born: 1896 Catesby, Northamptonshire
Died: 1918 France
|William||Born: 1899 Surrey||Registered as Robert William|
KILLED IN FRANCE.-Second Air Mechanic Harold Theodore Rutley, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Rutley, 89, Hook Road, was killed in action in France on the 3rd. Second A.M. Rutley, who was 20 years of age, was a clerk at the Horton War Hospital at the time he joined the Army, and was a member of the choir of St. Barnabas.