MICKLEHAM, SURREY WAR MEMORIALS
Parish Church of St Michael - War Memorial - WWI





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1914-18

Pte REDERICK BERRYMAN #
11th Bn, The Queen's
(Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Age unknown
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL/B
Pte HENRY EDGINGTON #
7th Bn, East Surrey Regiment
Age 19
TILLOY BRITISH CEMY,
TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES/F
Bdr PERCY BODMAN - story
Royal Garrison Artillery
Age 32
MICKLEHAM (ST. MICHAEL) CHURCHYARD
Cpl FREDERICK FIELD #
13th Kensington Bn.,
London Regiment
Age 27
JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
Pte SIDNEY BRUFORD #
6th Bn, The Queen's
(Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Age unknown
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL/F
Lt Col BERNARD GRISSELL DSO #
Cdg. 1st/5th Bn, Norfolk Regiment
Age 37
GAZA WAR CEMY
EDWARD CLARKE #
Lt FRANCIS GRISSELL #
1st Bn, Coldstream Guards
Age 30
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL/F
Pte WILLIAM COLLINS #
6th Bn, The Queen's
(Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Age 41
ARRAS MEMORIAL/F
Pte OLIVER SNELLING
1st Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Age 30
VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL/F
Pte WILLIAM EDGINGTON #
13th Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF
Age 25
LONE PINE MEMORIAL/T
 

NOTES

SDGW: 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.

Name: BERRYMAN, FREDERICK
Initials: F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/06/1917
Service No: G/37444
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 11 - 13 and 14.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
F Berryman: 11th Queens - Born Dorking: Enlisted Guildford: Resident Mickleham [SDGW, via Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]

Name: BRUFORD, SYDNEY DAVIS
Initials: S D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 05/10/1916
Service No: G/107
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
SD Bruford: 6th Queens - Born Mickleham: Resident Mickleham: Enlisted Guildford [SDGW, via Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]

CLARKE, EDWARD - there are 150 WWI E Clarkes listed on CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/search/SearchResults.aspx?surname=clarke&initials=e&war=1&yearfrom=1900&yearto=2000&force=&nationality=&send.x=43&send.y=10
No mention of Mickleham was found among those named Edward.
Possibility: E Clarke: 1st Rifle Brigade 16/11/14: Resident Guildford [SDGW, via Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]: in CWGC foster father's address is Guildford.
More information is needed.

COLLINS, WILLIAM - Son of George and Ann Collins; husband of Laura Collins, of Upper Farm, Box Hill, Dorking.
William Collins: 6th Queens: died 12/04/17: Resident Dorking (CWGC Box Hill) [SDGW, via Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]
More information is needed on his Mickleham connection, or is the Box Hill connection sufficient?.

EDGINGTON, WILLIAM - there are 7 WWI W Edgingtons listed on CWGC. No mention of Mickleham was found among them.
The 1901 census shows William A Edgington age 11 and his brother Henry age 5 living in Mickleham at Railway Crossing L & B No 2.
L & B: London and Brighton? [Paul Goodwin 08/02/09]
More information is needed, but it looks as if the two Edgingtons had been resident: Harry is in SDGW as born in Mickleham.
AIF Project website: Father, W J Edgington, Mickleham Cross near Dorking, Surrey, England. Age on embarkation, Sydney NSW on 13 April 1915 was 25.
http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/showPerson?pid=88395
CWGC record shows he had become an Australian:
Name: EDGINGTON, WILLIAM ALFRED
Initials: W A
Nationality: Australian
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Date of Death: 27/08/1915
Service No: 2061
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 37.
Memorial: LONE PINE MEMORIAL
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=716625

EDGINGTON, HENRY - there are 6 WWI H Edgingtons listed on CWGC. No mention of Mickleham was found among them.
HARRY Edgington DCM: 7th East Surreys: died 21/09/17: Born Mickleham [SDGW, via Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]
If awards are not shown on the memorial, this match is probably correct. See William Edgington.
Name: EDGINGTON
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: East Surrey Regiment
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Date of Death: 21/09/1917
Service No: 191
Awards: D C M
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. J. 24.
Cemetery: TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=565764

Name: FIELD, FREDERICK RICHARD
Initials: F R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: London Regiment
Unit Text: 13th Kensington Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 08/12/1917
Service No: 492653
Additional information: Only son of Frederick and Letitia Ann Field, of "Mickleham," Arthurs Bridge Rd., Horsell, Woking, Surrey. Enlisted November, 1915. Also served in France.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panels 47 to 53.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1645153
This is the only Frederick Field or initial F Field on WWI CWGC with the hint of a local connection.
F R Field: 13th Londons: Born Hounslow: Resident Woking [SDGW, via Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]
Rod Weale 20 Nov 11 adds: The 1901 Census confirms them in the Mickleham Parish.
More information required on the Field's time in Mickleham.

Name: GRISSELL, BERNARD SALWEY
Initials: B S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Norfolk Regiment
Unit Text: Cdg. 1st/5th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 19/04/1917
Awards: D S O
Additional information: Son of the late Thomas de la Garde Grissell, of Redisham Hall, Beccles, Suffolk; husband of Olive Grissell.
Served in the South African war.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXIII. C. 5.
Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=650204
The only WWI Bernard Grissell on CWGC. He would seem to be a Suffolk man rather than Surrey.
His brother Francis is also on the Mickleham Memorial.
The Grissell family owned Norbury Park until 1890 or so. It would seem likely that the two Grissells were born there.
Both were Old Harrovians. Their father may be buried in St Michael's Churchyard, Mickleham [Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]
More information required.

Name: GRISSELL, FRANCIS
Initials: F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Coldstream Guards
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 15/09/1916
Additional information: Son of Thomas De la Garde Grissell, of Redisham Hall, Beccles, Suffolk.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 7 D and 8 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=787862
The only WWI Francis Grissell on CWGC. He would seem to be a Suffolk man rather than Surrey.
His brother Bernard is also on the Mickleham Memorial.
The Grissell family owned Norbury Park until 1890 or so. It would seem likely that the two Grissells were born there.
Both were Old Harrovians. Their father may be buried in St Michael's Churchyard, Mickleham [Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]
More information required.

Name: SNELLING, OLIVER
Initials: O
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 39
Date of Death: 30/08/1918
Service No: 33085
Additional information: Husband of Hilda Caroline Snelling, of 14, Curtis Gardens, Dorking, Surrey.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 3.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1749009
The only other Oliver Snelling on WWI CWGC is conected to the Bristol area.
Oliver Snelling (SDGW "SNCILING"!) Enlisted Dorking: Formerly No.2284 Surrey Yeomanry [Ian Whitlock, 06/02/09]
More information is needed on his Mickleham connection
.


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page created 4 Feb 2009, updated 21 Nov 2011: 28 Feb 14