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Crawley Down Roll of Honour


The names shown below are those of Crawley Down who gave their lives during the 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 wars.

Click on a highlighted name to open a new window into the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website entry for that person. This will enable you to access information regarding the particular cemetery or memorial where that person is buried or commemorated. Where the name has not been highlighted this implies that we were unable to establish the correct entry. You may also click on the cemetery or memorial name to see the record for that location.

First World War 1914-1918
Lance Cpl Frank Oswald Ansell The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial 08 Jul 1917 - 26 Years
Private Basil Ansell Royal Sussex Regiment St Sever Cemetary, Rouen 26 Jul 1916 - 20 Years
Lieutenant Richard Edward Kynaston Bradshaw London Regiment (The Rangers) Thiepval Memorial 01 Jul 1916 - 21 Years
2nd Lieutenant William Douglas Bradshaw Royal Field Artillery Aveluy Communal Cemetary Extension 31 Oct 1916 - 20 Years
Lance Sergeant Oliver Brackpool Royal Sussex Regiment Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial 27 Jul 1917 - 20 Years
Private Sidney Edward Brackpool Royal Sussex Regiment Le Touret Memorial 09 May 1915
Private Charles Croucher Royal Sussex Regiment Loos Memorial 25 Sep 1915 - 20 Years
Lieutenant Bruce Frands Sholto Douglas South Staffordshire Regiment Bethune Town Cemetery 14 Apl 1915 - 18 Years
Private Ernest Funnell Royal Sussex Regiment   26 Apl 1917
Private Frederick Funnell Queens Royal West Surrey Arras Memorial - Bay 3 23 Apl 1917
Private John Funnell Durham Light Infantry Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamari 23 Jul 1917 - 38 Years
Lance Corporal Frederick William Kingsland Royal Fusiliers Courcelette British Cemetery 02 Feb 1917 - 21 Years
Private Alfred Mitchell Northamptonshire Regiment Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension 20 Sep 1918
Private William Mitchell Royal Sussex Regiment Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval 21 Oct 1915 - 20 Years
Private Thomas Millyard Queens (Royal West Kent Regiment) Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery 27 Sep 1918
Private Henry Albert Page The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Thiepval Memorial 01 Jul 1916
Private Herbert John Phillpot Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension 02 Apl 1918 - 22 Years
Mechanic Stewart Plaws British Red Cross    
2nd Lieutenant Paul J Rodocanachi Royal Flying Coprs Torreken Farm Cemetery No.1 27 Jul 1917 - 17 Years
Private Frederick Sargent Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) Vimy Memorial 09 Dec 1916 - 34 Years
Private Thomas William Searle Royal Sussex Regiment    
Lieutenant James John Scaramanga Royal Air Force Aire Communal Cemetery 10 Jul 1918 - 19 Years
Gunner Gilbert Arthur Simmonds Royal Garrison Artillery Crawley Down (All Saints') Churchyard 08 Sep 1918 - 32 Years
Private Frank Simmonds Royal Sussex Regiment Thiepval Memorial 07 Jul 1916 - 19 Years
Lance Cpl Harry Slater Royal Garrison Artillery Crawley Down (All Saints') Churchyard 26 Nov 1918 - 26 Years
Company Serjeant Major George Spencer Leicestershire Regiment Bienvillers Military Cemetery 31 Jan 1916 - 24 Years
Private Frederick Stedman Royal Sussex Regiment Thiepval Memorial 31 Aug 1916
Sapper Frank Stevens Royal Engineers Albert Communal Cemetery Extension 20 Jul 1916 - 25 Years
Private Leonard Streeter The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial 06 Aug 1917 - 20 Years
Private Stanley Terry Royal Sussex Regiment Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe 12 Nov 1916 - 24 Years
Private James Tester Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) Boulogne Eastern Cemetery 13 Oct 1916 - 37 Years
Private Alfred Towes Royal Engineers Villers-Bretonneux Memorial 30 Apl 1918
2nd Lieutenant Alfred Waite Royal Berkshire Regiment Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert 05 Apl 1918 - 28 Years
Private Charles Waite Grenadier Guards Albert Communal Cemetery Extension 09 Oct 1917 - 31 Years
2nd Lieutenant Richard Alured Waller Royal Fusiliers Tincourt New British Cemetery 01 Nov 1917 - 33 Years
Gunner Ernest Richard (known as Joseph) Whitman Royal Garrison Artillery Aire Communal Cemetary 01 Jul 1918 - 39 Years
Second World War 1939-1945
Leading Aircraftman Reginald George Billings Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Eindhoven (Woehsel) General Cemetery 02 Dec 1944 - 52 Years
Driver Crystel Herbert Botting Royal Army Service Corps Benghazi War Cemetery 16 Mar 1943 - 38 Years
Sergeant (Air Gnr.) George Buckland Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve East Grinstead (Mount Noddy) Cemetery 09 Oct 1942 - 19 Years
Private Alfred Burtenshaw Royal Sussex Regiment Cassino War Cemetery 07 Mar 1944 - 28 Years
Flying Officer (Pilot) John Frank Chandler Royal Air Force Honington (All Saints) Churchyard, Suffolk 30 Oct 1939
Captain Frederick James Colville Gordon Highlanders St. Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery 11 Jun 1940 - 27 Years
Private Charles Henry Dawson Royal Sussex Regiment Abbeville Community Cemetery Extension 20 May 1940 - 22 Years
Bombardier Ernest Dawson Royal Artillery Tilly-Sur-Seulles War Cemetery 25 Jun 1944 - 35 Years
Corporal Frank Edward John Foster The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) Sfax War Cemetery 24 Mar 1943 - 27 Years
Private Phillip Halfhead Royal Hampshire Regiment Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery 02 Aug 1944 - 21 Years
Sergeant (Air Gnr)Royston Elvin Keel Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Leopoldsburg War Cemetery 01 Jan 1945 - 20 Years
Private William Nicholson Law Royal Army Medical Corps Crawley Down (All Saints') Churchyard 18 Jul 1944 - 36 Years
Sergeant (Nav) Michael John MacNaughton-Smith Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Schoonselhof Cemetary 22 Jun 1944 - 20 Years
Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Murray Pirie Royal Engineers Tourlaville Communal Cemetery and Estension 15 Sep 1939 - 40 Years
Sapper Edwin Arthur Leonard Pollard Royal Engineers Crawley Down (All Saints') Churchyard 17 Apl 1942 - 27 Years
Captain Peter de Lannoy Paxton Watson Royal Sussex Regiment Basra War Cemetery 30 Oct 1943 - 29 Years
Captain Kenneth Frank Wheeler Queens Westminster Rifles Cassino War Cemetery 18 Feb 1944 - 23 Years
You may also like to look at www.roll-of-honour.com/Sussex/CrawleyDown to see further research on the Crawley Down war casualties.
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