ASHTEAD WAR MEMORIALS

Those buried in St Giles' Churchyard, Ashtead

italics = not yet been established that they are listed on a War Memorial in Ashtead.
* = there is an evident family connection with Ashtead in CWGC record

Two of those buried at St Giles, Ralph Kirtley and Adrian Leach, have an evident Ashtead connection and but are not yet found on any Ashtead War Memorial.

Images of the headstones are shown below

no.

name

Rank

S/no.

Unit

Date of death

Age

Grave

1 ALLEN, T M story Cadet 1313 Australian Flying Corps 27/04/1917 (23) 165
2 BARTON, DOUGLAS CHARLES PATERSON * Aircraftman 1st Class 1274578 RAFVR 15/04/1941 27 1088
3 CLINNICK, CYRIL THOMAS * Aircraftman 2nd Class
(W.Op.)
1324287 RAFVR 12/04/1943 19 1175
4 COOPER, ROBERT ANTHONY * story Private 31480 East Surrey Regiment 23/02/1919 36 500
5 CRESSWELL, HERBERT OSBORN story Captain   Special List 07/06/1918 unknown  
6 HAYNES, EDWARD ARTHUR * Private S/10690281 RASC 06/07/1942 39 1138
7 JACKMAN, A J * Serjeant 4022 Army Pay Corps 10/11/1918 28 486
8 KIRTLEY, RALPH SHERATON *
Son of Robert and Miriam Kirtley; husband of Dorothy Grace Kirtley, of Ashtead. story
Serjeant 3310246 Military Provost Staff Corps 28/12/1946 36 1335
9 LEACH, ADRIAN SIGBERT TERENCE *
Son of Alfred and Leonora Marsden Leach; husband of Rosa Ellen Leach, of Ashtead. B.Sc. story
Squadron Leader 85484 RAFVR 03/04/1946 35 1313
10 LOCKETT, L C Driver 14143724 Royal Corps of Signals 19/10/1946 23 N.E.
Corner
11 RILEY, JOHN FRANCIS Captain 69052 Royal Artillery 30/06/1940 23 1043
12 ROSE, EDWARD LAMB Private 5773689 Royal Norfolk Regiment 30/08/1940 unknown 1049
13 RUSSELL, CECIL DOUGLAS * Sergeant (Pilot) 1256717 RAFVR 19/05/1944 unknown 1232
14 RUSSELL, COLIN JOHN * Aircraftman 2nd Class
(Nav./W.Op. U/T.)
1865706 RAFVR 20/03/1945 20 1270
15 WAGER, DENNIS SANDFORD * Ordinary Seaman JX428452 Royal Navy 18/06/1943 18 1182
16 YARDLEY, WILLIAM GEORGE * Leading Aircraftman 842390 RAuxAF 26/01/1943 31 1162

source: CWGC http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/44617/ASHTEAD%20(ST.%20GILES)%20CHURCHYARD



St Giles, Ashtead: image Haslam

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Thomas Allen: other records give his date of death as 27th April 1917
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Douglas Barton

Cyril Clinnick

Robert Cooper

Herbert Cresswell - tba

Edward Haynes

AJ Jackman

Ralph Kirtley

Adrian Leach

LC Lockett

John Riley - tba

Edward Rose

Cecil Russell

Colin Russell: note his brother Peter

Dennis Wager

William Yardley

Others of note, or who died and are remembered on headstones

There may be more headstones like these - please inform the editor if you find one

Name: GRITT, ERNEST EDWARD
Initials: E E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Lapwing
Age: 34
Date of Death: 20/03/1945
Service No: D/JX 629067
Additional information: Son of Ernest and Nellie Gritt; husband of Kathleen Alice Gritt, of Ashstead, Surrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 94, Column 1.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

He is named on the WWII Memorial at St George's.

Captain Henry REYNOLDS VC MC
12th Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Lothian Regiment)
Action: 20th September 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Reynolds_(VC)

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page last updated 27 Sep 16