ASHTEAD WAR MEMORIALS - WWI

St George’s Christian Centre, Barnett Wood Lane


Image of postcard lodged with L&DLHS for safe
keeping by John Reynolds of the Ashtead RBL Branch.via Goff Powell: the editor has enhanced parts of the image

30 Jan 2009: images by Haslam,
unless otherwise specified

 


Where a name is hyperlinked this is to what appears to be the relevant record in the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) database or to a page about the person.
# see
Notes for more detail or comment on the inscription.

In Honoured And Thankful Memory Of The Men Of This Parish
Who Gave Their Lives In The Service Of Their King And Country
1914 – 1919
“Their Glory Shall Not Be Blotted Out:
Their Name Liveth For Evermore”

Pte AE ANSELL - story
2nd Bn, East Surrey Regt
Age 18
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL/B
  Pte WJS ARUNDELL - story
8th Bn, Rifle Brigade
Age unknown
NIEDERZWEHREN CEMY/G
Pte RH BILL - story
1st Bn, Coldstream Guards
Age unknown
LE TOURET MEMORIAL/F
Pte BIRCH - story
2nd/5th Bn, Durham Light Infantry
Age 41
Husband of Edith A Birch, of 7, Hatfield Rd, Ashtead, Surrey.
KIRECHKOI-HORTAKOI
MILITARY CEMY/GR
Lt L CLIVE BOUSTEAD - story
1st Bn, Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Age 21
Son of Lawrence Twentyman Boustead and Ethel Margaret Boustead, of Gray Wings, Ashtead, Surrey.
TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMY/T
Pte J BULLEN - story
1st Bn, Border Regiment
Age 19
Son of Mr and Mrs H Bullen, of 1, Grange Mount Cottages, Ashtead, Surrey. Native of Tolworth, Surrey.
BEAUVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY/F
Telgt H BURFITT - story
Royal Navy
HMS Tipperary
Age 18
Son of Eliza Jane Boxall (formerly Burfitt), of 3, Whittaker Cottages, Ashtead, Epsom, Surrey.
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Pte A BUTLER - story
8th Bn, The Queen's
(Royal W Surrey Regt)
Age 19
Son of Mr W and Mrs L Butler, of 3, Grange Mount Cottages, Lower Ashtead, Surrey.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL/B
Pte SC BUTTON
4th Bn, Middlesex Regiment
Age unknown
GOMMECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY NO.2, HEBUTERNE/F
Pte C CARTER - story
16th Bn Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Age 31
Son of Charles and Elizabeth Carter; husband of GM Carter, of Heythrop, 46, Claremont Rd, Teddington, Mddx, England. Native of Ashtead, Surrey, England.
DAOURS COMM CEMY EXTN/F
Bdr AE CATES - story
Fifth Army HQ Signal Coy,
Royal Engineers
Age unknown
BARD COTTAGE CEMY/B
Pte JW CHAPMAN - story
10th Bn, Devonshire Regiment
Age 39
Husband of Emily Margaret Bishop Smith (formerly Chapman), of 5, Park Walk, Ashtead, Surrey. Native of Epsom.
DOIRAN MEMORIAL/GR
Pte GR CHAPMAN - story
27th Field Amb,
Royal Army Medical Corps
Age 23
Son of Rose Clara Chapman, of 6, West Hill, Ashtead, Surrey.
AUBIGNY COMM CEMY EXTN/F
Gnr WH CHILDS, MM - story
D Bty, 46th Bde,
Royal Field Artillery
Age unknown
QUARRY CEMY, MONTAUBAN/F
Lt GW CHURCH, MC - story
7th Bn, The Buffs
(East Kent Regiment)
Age 31
ARRAS MEMORIAL/F
Pte RA COOPER - story
East Surrey Regiment
Age 36
Son of Mr and Mrs Cooper, of Ashtead; husband of Emmie Cooper, of 1, Pleasant Terrace, Skinners Lane, Ashtead.
buried St Giles
Sgt F CORBETT - story
2nd Bn, Duke of Wellington's
(W Riding Regt)
Age 34
Son of Henry Corbett, of Woodfield Lane, Ashtead; husband of Rhoda E Corbett, of 25, Grove Rd, Ashtead, Surrey.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL/F
Stoker WC DAVID - story
Stoker 1st Class
Royal Navy
HMS Good Hope
Age 26
Son of Charlie and Mary David, of Alma Villas, Ashtead, Surrey; husband of Lucy Eliza David, of 22, Belmont Rd, Belmont, Sutton, Surrey.
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Pte GC DICKINS # story
1st/5th Bn, London Regt
(London Rifle Bde)
Age 20
Son of Florence C Dickins, of Belmont, Skinners Lane, Ashtead, Surrey, and the late John Martin Dickins.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL/F
Pte PM DICKINS - story
1st Regt, South African Infantry
Age 41
Son of John Martin Dickins, of Ashstead, Surrey; husband of Nancy Clements (formerly Dickins), of 13, D'Arcy St., Kimberley, Cape Province.
VILLERS STATION CEMY,
VILLERS-AU-BOIS/F
Gnr A CULVER - story
354th Siege Bty,
Royal Garrison Artillery
Age 36
Husband of Mrs HP Culver, of 1, Woodman Cottages, Ashtead, Surrey.
ST. SEVER CEMY EXTN, ROUEN
Pte L DRAKE - story
2nd/4th Bn, London Regt
(Royal Fusiliers)
Age 36
Husband of Mrs HH Drake, of The Nook, Skinner's Lane, Ashtead, Surrey.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL/B
Gnr S EDWARDS - story
86th Bty, Royal Field Artillery
Age unknown

BAGHDAD (N GATE) WAR CEMY/IQ
Pte C FABRAY - story
8th Bn, Rifle Brigade
Age 21
Son of Walter and Harriett Fabray, of 5, Padua Rd, Penge, London.
ESSEX FARM CEMY/B
Pte F FOOTMAN - story
1st Bn, Duke of Cornwall's
Light Infantry
Age 18 or 19
POINT 110 OLD MILITARY
CEMY, FRICOURT/F
Ldg Seaman GR FOX - story
Royal Naval Reserve
Age 30
buried Epsom Cemetery, Surrey
2nd Lt JC GORDON - story
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Age 27
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gordon, of 3, Langley Avenue, Surbiton, Surrey; husband of Florence Gordon.
POZIERES MEMORIAL/F
Lt LSH GRIFFIN - story
10th Bn, Gloucestershire Regiment
Age 20
Son of Herbert E Griffin, of Ashtead, Surrey.
BAZENTIN-LE-PETIT COMM CEMY/F
His initials are incorrectly shown as JS on the Ashtead Memorials.
2nd Lt PC GROVE - story
2nd Bn, Seaforth Highlanders
Age 19
Son of John Worrall Grove and Isabel Margaret Grove, of Eastcote, Ashtead, Surrey.
BROWN'S COPSE CEMY, ROEUX/F
Pte EE HAFFENDEN - story
2nd Bn, The Queen's
(Royal W Surrey Regt)
Age 30
Son of Philemon and Ruth Haffenden, of Heathfield, Sussex; husband of Emily Haffenden, Oak Cottage, The Common, Ashtead, Surrey.
HOOGE CRATER CEMY
2nd Lt EB HARRISON - story
7th Bn, W Yorks Regt
(Prince of Wales's Own)
Age 19
Son of Charles Ernest and Maud Harrison, of Ashtead, Surrey.
PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMY/F
Lt ACT HAYTER # story
2nd Bn, Norfolk Regiment
attd 1st Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment
Age 24
Son of the late Thomas Miller Hayter.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL/B
Pte S HEYWOOD - story
20th Bn, Royal Fusiliers
Age unknown
CAMBRIN CYARD EXTN/F
Lt FA HICKS, MC - story
4th Bn, Royal Fusiliers
Age 21
Son of Alan and Alice Hicks, of The Stone House, Bolney, Sussex.
BUCQUOY ROAD CEMY, FICHEUX/F
Pte FR HILLYER - story
[Hillier]
1st Bn, East Lancashire Regiment
Age 21
TALANA FARM CEMY/B
Sgt AJ JACKMAN - story
Army Pay Corps
Age 28
Son of Mrs Fanny Dibben, of Woodside, West Hill Ashtead.
buried St Giles
Lt BHM JONES - story
Royal Air Force
Age 20
ORFORD (ST. BARTHOLOMEW) CYARD
Sig W LISNEY, MM - story
1st Bn, Gloucestershire Regiment
Age 20
Son of George and Emily Ann Lisney, of Crampshaw Lane, Ashtead, Surrey.
HEILLY STATION CEMY,
MERICOURT-L'ABBE/F
Pte HJ LONGHURST - story
2nd Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps
Age unknown
LOOS MEMORIAL/F
Capt KJ MAPLES - story
3rd Bn, attd 2nd Bn
South Staffordshire Regiment
Age 27
LE TOURET MEMORIAL/F
Lt Col WE MAPLES - story
Duke of Wellington's
(W Riding Regt)/
OC 6Bn, The Loyal North Lancs Regt
Age 36
Son of the late William and Elizabeth Maples, of The Hut, Ashtead, Surrey.
BASRA MEMORIAL/IQ
Pte W MATTHEWS - story
7th Bn, The Buffs
(East Kent Regiment)
Age unknown
POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMY/B
Pte H MAY - story
8th Bn, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Age 30
Husband of E May, of 76, Bronson Rd, Raynes Park, London.
BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMY/B
2nd Lt H MILLARD - story
58th Bty, 35th Bde, Royal Field Artillery
Age 22
Husband of Mrs HA Millard, of 1, Suburban Terrace, Chislehurst Road, Orpington, Kent.
CORBIE COMM CEMY EXTN/F
Air Mech 2 TACA NEWBURY # story
46th Kite Balloon Sect
Royal Air Force
Age 27
Son of William and Elizabeth Newbury, of 23, Oakhurst Grove, East Dulwich, London. Native of Walworth, London.
QUEANT COMM CEMY BRITISH EXTN/F
Pte AJ NEWMAN - story
17th Bn, Royal Fusiliers
Age 27
Son of John Ayles Newman and Elizabeth Newman, of Lynton, York Rd., Broadstone, Dorset; husband of Sarah Newman, of 7, Greenhill Terrace, Portland, Dorset.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL/F
Pte C NEWMAN - story
6th Bn, The Buffs
(East Kent Regiment)
Age unknown
POZIERES MEMORIAL/F
Pte A OSBORN - story
7th Bn, Norfolk Regiment
Age unknown
ST. SEVER CEMY EXTN, ROUEN/F
Lt C PEAKE - story
Leicestershire Yeomanry
Age 25
Son of Ronald and Florence Rebecca Peake, of Howard House, Ashtead, Surrey.
OOSTTAVERNE WOOD CEMY/B
Pte RJ PEARSON - story
1st Bn, East Surrey Regiment
Age 43
Son of Richard Pearson; husband of Elizabeth Julia Pearson, of Clifton, Rectory Lane, Ashtead, Surrey. Born at Fulham, London.
HAMBURG CEMY/G
Pte P REDDICK - story
1st/5th Bn, The Queen's
(Royal W Surrey Regt)
Age 26
Son of Arthur and E Reddick, of Ottways Lane, Ashtead, Epsom.
BAGHDAD (N GATE) WAR CEMY/IQ
Sgt [sic] S REDDICK # story
1st Bn, London Regt
(Royal Fusiliers)
Age 23
Son of Arthur and Eliza Reddick, of Ottways Lane, Ashtead, Surrey.
GOMMECOURT WOOD NEW
CEMY, FONCQUEVILLERS/F
Chemist AG RICHARDSON - story
'A' Special Coy, Royal Engineers
Age 34
Son of George and Sarah Richardson, of Cricklewood, London; husband of Louisa Emily Richardson, of Rectory Lane, Ashtead, Epsom, Surrey.
SAILLY-LABOURSE
COMM CEMY EXTN/F
Cpl CKJ ROOKE - story
12th Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF
Age unknown
LONE PINE MEMORIAL/T
Lt Cdr APH ROUQUETTE - story
HMS Grafton
Age 30
Son of Katharine Rouquette (née Thurburn), of Highfields House, Ashtead, Surrey; and the late Henry Seymour Rouquette.
ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMY/E
2nd Lt JH ROUQUETTE - story
1st Bn, The Queen's
(Royal W Surrey Regt)
Age 22
Son of Katharine Rouquette, of Claverton, Ashtead, Surrey, and the late HS Rouquette.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL/F
Pte E SEAMAN - story
1st [2nd] Bn, Royal Fusiliers
Age 26
Son of Peter and Sarah Seaman, of Epsom; husband of Mabel Seaman, of Hatch Gate, Ashtead, Surrey.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL/F
Pte GE TAYLOR - story
8th Bn, The Queen's
(Royal W Surrey Regt)
Age 20
Son of Ernest and Francies Elizabeth Taylor, of Murrey's Court Cottage, Agates Lane, Ashtead, Epsom.
LIJSSENTHOEK MIL CEMY/B
Driver AE TUCKWELL - story
Army Service Corps
attd 'M' Anti-Aircraft Bty
Age unknown
ARRAS MEMORIAL/F
L Cpl EP VICKERY # story
23rd Bn, Middlesex Regiment
Age 34
Husband of ML Vickery, of Claimont Cottages, Fairmile, Cobham, Surrey.
ST. SEVER CEMY EXTN, ROUEN/F
NB should be FP VICKERY as stated on the plaque in St Giles and on CWGC
Pte G WELLER - story
13th Bn, Royal Fusiliers
Age 30
Son of the late William and Emily Weller; husband of Ada Ellen Weller, of 9, Gretta Rd, Wealdstone, Harrow, Middx.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL/B
Capt GH WIGSTON - story
1st Bn, East Surrey Regiment
attd 2nd Bn, Royal Sussex Regiment
Age 21
Son of William Jebb Wigston and Lucy Sophia Wigston, of Rushmere, Ashtead, Surrey.
CATERPILLAR VALLEY
CEMY, LONGUEVAL/F

Cadet Tom Allen (WWI) is not on the Memorials but is buried at St Giles

See also the WWI names on the plaque at St Giles, Ashtead

For the World War II names at St George's please click on Second World War


NOTES

Where no link is yet provided to a name this could be because:
- there does not appear to be a record with this surname and initials in the CWGC database
- or among those with this surname and initials in the CWGC database there do not appear to be any with a reference to Ashtead.

Included in the list below are some infrequently indexed and closely specified names in the CWGC database for which:
- either there does not appear to be an Ashtead connection or
- there is a possibility that the name on the memorial may not be quite as shown in the CWGC records

SGDW: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 was originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) in 1921. It covered deaths within the period from 4th August 1914 (the declaration of war) to 11th November 1918 (Armistice Day) and, in some but not all cases, up to 25th March 1921. It lists the names of 661,960 Other Ranks.

OD: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-19 was originally published by HMSO in 1919. It covered deaths within the period from 4th August 1914 (the declaration of war) to 11th November 1918 (Armistice Day) and, in some but not all cases, up to 26th September 1919. It lists the names of 41,846 Officers.

DICKINS, GC

He is listed as GG Dickins on the St George's memorial (see photo above) but is correctly GC on the plaque at St Giles and on CWGC - Gilbert Collingwood Dickins.

REDDICK, S

Sydney's rank was Serjeant, not Sgt as shown on the Ashtead Memorials. It is said that in some units of the British Army there is a tradition that the distinction matters ....

VICKERY, FP

He is shown on the St George's memorial as L Cpt EP Vickery: he is correctly listed as L Cpl FP Vickery on the plaque at St Giles and in CWGC and on the Oxshott Memorial, Frank Percival Vickery


If you can add information about individual casualties or details that might help identification of more of these names in the CWGC records, please contact the editor of this page, Frank Haslam including 'Ashtead WM' in the subject line.

Principal CWGC research and website editing by Frank Haslam of Leatherhead & District Local History Society.
Assistance provided by Brian Bouchard (who provided the WW1 names to start this site), Ian Whitlock of the Leatherhead War Memorials Research project, and Ann Williams (née Astridge) in Canada.

page last updated 27 May 15