The Men of World War One

Here are the men recorded on the Sutton at Hone War Memorial who died in the Great War. There is only one man who has not been identified from the fifty men listed as killed during the Great War.

Private Fred Archer, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Private George H Barton, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Engine Room Artificer 4th Class William T Birch, Royal Navy – HMS Ettrick

2nd Lieutenant Austin S Bourne, South Staffordshire Regiment

2nd Lieutenant Frank E Bowers, Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

Private Frank E Brown, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Rifleman Lewis Busbridge, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own)

Serjeant William H Chambers, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Rifleman Alfred G Course, King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Private Edward T Crees, Army Service Corps

Private Arthur E Crowhurst, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)

Rifleman Albert Edney, King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Serjeant Charles Elliot, Middlesex Regiment

2nd Lieutenant William Elliot M.C., Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Rifleman Herbert W Friend, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own)

Private Arthur A Garrett, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Corporal William J Gibbs, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Private William Green, East Surrey Regiment

Rifleman William Harvey, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own)

Rifleman Philip J Henry, King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Private Arthur Mankey, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Rifleman Arthur O Mayne, King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Private George W Mayne, Northumberland Fusiliers

Private Henry Mullender, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)

Rifleman William G Nettlingham, King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Private Thomas H Ovenden, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Private William Parrish, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)

Gunner A Peckham, Royal Field Artillery

Private Albert C Pocknall, Norfolk Regiment

Private Charles A Rayner, Army Veterinary Corps

Private Clements A Reynolds, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Company Serjeant Major Frank Reynolds, York and Lancaster Regiment

Private Arthur A Robinson, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Corporal Henry Smith, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

2nd Lieutenant John Tingle, Machine Gun Corps

Private George Tompkins, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment)

Private Charles W T Turner, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

Private Herbert G Vesse, Essex Regiment

Rifleman Alfred G Warner, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles)

Private William A Waterman, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Private William R Waterman, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Private Arthur H West, Australian Pioneers

Private James H West, London Regiment

Lance Corporal Joseph E Whalin, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Sapper Ernest G Wharton, Royal Engineers

Private Leonard Willett, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Driver William G Williams, Army Service Corps

W J Wood

Gunner Charles J Woodgate, Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery

Rifleman Arthur G Wright, Royal Irish Rifles

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  1. DP Barrett

    I am a teacher at Dartford Grammar School and I have been researching pupils from the school who fought in World War I. Frank Ewart Bowers was a pupil at our school, as was his older brother Archibald D Bowers. I have the following details about his service:
    2nd Lieutenant Frank Ewart Bowers
    Born 01/10/1891. DGS 1904-07. Joined the Royal Naval Division, Drake Battalion, in August 1914. Served in Antwerp in 1914, Gallipoli in 1915, and France in 1916. Wounded at Beaumont-Hamel 13/11/1916. Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant, The Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment, in 1917. Returned to France then served in Italy November 1917. Returned to France in January 1918. Died of wounds on Easter Sunday, 31/03/1918. Buried at Wimereux, France, IV.E.4. Remembered on the Sutton at Hone War Memorial.
    CWGC: “Bowers, 2nd Lieutenant Frank Ewart. 5th Attached to 10th Battalion The Queen’s. Died of wounds 31st March 1918. Age 26. Son of Mrs S.A. and the late Benjamin Bowers, of Sutton-at-Hone, Kent. Volunteered August 1914. Served at Antwerp, Egypt, Gallipoli, and France in the ranks of the Royal Naval Division. Wounded on the Ancre, 1916. Served in Italy as an officer in the Queen’s.”

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