Great War Dead of Tadley

Note: Names and addresses are as recorded on the Commonwealth Wargraves Commission register. Spelling mistakes have been left uncorrected, one can only assume these are as they appeared in the original military records.

 

 

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Name

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Major MH McConnel

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W Giles RN

 

Captain TE Painton-Jones

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Private H Golding

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Lieutenant DP Lynden-Bell

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Private WJ Monger MM

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2 nd Lieutenant JB Greenup

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Private A Rampton

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Serjeant major G Warren DCM

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Private WP Rampton

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Serjeant L Rampton

 

Private T Rawlings

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Serjeant H Trusler MM

 

Private AE Sandford

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Lance Corporal FB Kelsey

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Driver J Saunders

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Private AG Appleton

 

Private L Stacey

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Private FG Appleton

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Private T Taylor

 

Private A Chapman

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Private FC Webb

 

Private W Cottrell

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Private AG West

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Private W Cripps

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Private I West

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Gunner FT Freeman

 

Gunner H West

 

Private G Garrett

 

 

 

MERRICK HUGH McCONNEL
Major
"B" Bty.
295th Bde., Royal Field Artillery
who died on
Friday 14th September 1917. Age 32.

Son of William Houldsworth McConnel and Florence McConnel, of Heath End House, Basingstoke; husband of M. C. McConnel, of Polydores, Holmer Green, Amersham, Bucks. Educated at Winchester.

Heath End House was demolished during the 1980's, the site now houses Sheridan, Adam and Chippendale Closes. Map reference 2 Headstone link

Cemetery 3:     LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: XIX. B. 3.

 

THOMAS EDWARD PAINTON-JONES
Captain

1/6st (City of London) Bn
The London Regiment
(Rifles)
Killed in action at High Wood on 15 Sep 1916

Born in Tadley on 18 March 1877. Lived with his wife at Hill Brow, Hildenborough, Kent.

 

Cemetery 20: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 9 D


  

 

DONALD PERCEVAL LYNDEN-BELL
Lieutenant
1st Bn., Royal Irish Fusiliers
who died on
Sunday 25th April 1915. Age 19.

Son of Col. Charles Perceval Lynden-Bell, J.P. for Hants, of Fairlawn House, Tadley, Basingstoke, Hants.

Still standing, at the junction of Fairlawn road and Tadley hill. Headstone link House picture link

Cemetery 14:   NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: V. B. 14.

 

 

JOHN BERTRAM GREENUP
Second Lieutenant
5th Bn. attd. 1st Bn., Rifle Brigade
who died on
Saturday 13th October 1917. Age 19.

Son of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. A. W. Greenup, of Great Oakley Rectory, Harwich, Essex. Scholar of Wadham College, Oxford.

Cemetery 4:    TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: Panel 145 to 147 Headstone link:

 

 

GEORGE WARREN DCM & BAR
Company Serjeant Major
8048
15th (Hampshire Yeomanry) Bn., Hampshire Regiment
who died on
Wednesday 4th September 1918. Age 30.

Son of Henry and Elizabeth Kate Warren, of Heath End, Banghurst, Basingstoke. Born at Thakeham, Sussex.

Cemetery 15:   VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE No.3, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: XV. H. 15.

 

 

HENRY TRUSLER MM & BAR
Serjeant
PO/17183
1 st Bn Royal Marine Light infantry
who died on
Monday 30th September 1918.
Age 22.

Son of Thomas and Ellen E. Trusler, of "Hillside," Tadley, Basingstoke. Born at Woking.

Cemetery 12:   SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, BOISLEUX-ST. MARC, Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number: III. R II

 

 

FRANK BERNARD KELSEY
Lance Corporal
42094
7th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment
who died on
Saturday 23rd March 1918.

Cemetery 1:                ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number: Bay 3 and 4

 

 

ALBERT GEORGE APPLETON
Private
16845
5th Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment
who died of wounds on
Friday 2nd June 1916. Age 19.

Son of Mrs. A. E. Appleton, of Gladstone Cottage, Baughurst, Basingstoke.

Cemetery 13:   ST. PATRICK'S CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number:         I. M. 2.

 

  

FREDERICK G APPLETON
Driver
T4/093180
Royal Army Service Corps
who died on
Thursday 6 March 1919 .

Cemetery: BAUGHURST (ST. STEPHEN) CHURCHYARD Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave or Reference Panel Number: In South East part.

 

 ALBERT CHAPMAN
Private
10340
5 th Royal Berkshire Regiment
who was killed in action on
5 October 1915.

Cemetery 22 : Loos Memorial

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Panel 93 - 5


 

 

 

WILLIAM JAMES COTTRELL
Private
242056
1 st Bn Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Killed in action
4 th October 1917.

Born Pamber, Hants. Enlisted Basingstoke, Hants

Cemetery 4: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave or Reference Panel Number: L II D4

 

WALTER JOHN CRIPPS
Lance Corporal
19293
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
formerly Private 10987
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Killed in action
30 th April 1917

Son of the late Job & Sarah Cripps.

Cemetery 1: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Bay 10

 

FREDERICK THEODORE FREEMAN
Gunner
87176
94th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery
who died of wounds on
Sunday 16th September 1917.

Cemetery 5:               ZUYDCOOTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number: I. B. 30.

 

 

GEORGE GARRETT
Private 
54944
15th (Hampshire Yeomanry) Bn. Hampshire Regiment
who died on
14/10/1918
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Garrett, of Model Farm, Overton, Basingstoke.


Cemetery 4:    TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: Panel 88 to 90 and 162

 

WILLIAM GILES
Cook's Mate
M/14876
H.M.S. "Malaya.", Royal Navy
killed in action on
Wednesday 31st May 1916. Age 24.

Son of Edward and Clara Giles, of Rose Cottage, Back Lane, Tadley, Basingstoke, Hants.

A house once called Rose Cottage still exists in Back Lane, Tadley. Back Lane is now named Winston Avenue. The house is now called Back Lane Cottage, a neighbour in Malthouse Lane wished to adopt the name for their dwelling so the name was changed.

Cemetery 6:                PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference/Panel Number: 21

 

 

HERBERT GOLDING
Private
9829
10th Bn., Hampshire Regiment
who died on
Monday 23 August 1915 . Age 30 .

Son of the late Mrs. L. A. Cripps

Cemetery 16: HELLES MEMORIAL Turkey

Grave Reference/Panel Number: 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328

 

 

WILLIAM JOHN MONGER MM
Private
14263
2nd Bn., Hampshire Regiment
who died of wounds on
Thursday 19th October 1916. Age 19.

Son of Mrs. Alice Mary Monger, of Heath End, Basinghurst, Basingstoke.

Cemetery 7:              LONGUEVAL ROAD CEMETERY, Somme, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number: F. 11.

 

 

 

ALFRED RAMPTON
Private
23199
2nd Bn., Hampshire Regiment
who was killed in action on
Monday 14th October 1918.

Cemetery 8:    LEDEGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Ledegem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: A. 44.

 

 

 WILLIAM PERCY RAMPTON
Private
203439
1st/4th Bn., South Lancashire Regiment
who died on
Wednesday 6th June 1917. Age 29.

Husband of R. Rampton, of Bottom Farm, Tadley, Basingstoke, Hants.

From a map of the area during WW2, it appears that Bottom Farm was sited along Rowan Road and may have become Rowan Farm at a later date.

Cemetery 3:      LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: XIII. E. 2.

 

 

THOMAS RAWLINGS
Private
67974
7 th Bn Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment)
Who died of wounds
31 st December 1917.

Born Staines. Enlisted Winchester. Resided Basingstoke.

Cemetery 21: Caudrey British Cemetery:

Grave Reference/Panel Number: IV B15

 

ERNEST SANDFORD (AE)
Private
14915
2 nd Bn Hampshire Regiment
Killed in action
1 st July 1915 Gallipoli.

Born Tadley, Hants. Enlisted Basingstoke.

 

 Cemetery 16: HELLES MEMORIAL Turkey

Grave Reference/Panel Number: 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328

 

LOUIS STACEY 
Private
43333
1st Bn., Hampshire Regiment
who died on
Friday 29 March 1918 .


Cemetery 18: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ Pas de Calais, France

Grave or Reference Panel Number: XV. F. 8.

 

 

JOHN SAUNDERS
Driver
T3/028633
21st Reserve Park, Army Service Corps
who was killed in action on
Friday 19 October 1917.
Age 22 .

Son of Mr. E. and Mrs. J. Saunders, of New Rd., Tadley, Basingstoke

Cemetery 17: THE HUTS CEMETERY Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: XIII. C. I.

 

 

TOM TAYLOR
Private
201728
1st/4th Bn., Hampshire Regiment
who died on
Saturday 24th February 1917. Age 21.

Born at Heathend, Baughurst, Hants. Son of Israel Thomas and Emily Ruth Taylor, of 1, Warren Cottages, Streatley, Reading

Cemetery 9:               BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq

Grave Reference/Panel Number:         XXI. T. 40

 

 


FREDERICK CHARLES WEBB
Private
263047
2nd/8th Bn., Worcestershire Regiment
who died on
Sunday 31st March 1918. Age 35.

Husband of Dorothy Webb, of The Laurels, Banghurst, Basingstoke, Hants

Cemetery 10:   POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number: Panel 41

 

 

ARTHUR GEORGE WEST
Private
260170
6th Bn., Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
who died on
Sunday 9th September 1917. Age 24.

Son of Andrew and Elizabeth A. West, of Newtown, Tadley, Basingstoke, Hants.

Cemetery 2:     WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number: VI. A. 21A.

 

 

ISRAEL WEST
Private
36557
16th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment
who died on
Friday 27th September 1918.
Age 47.

Son of Sarah West, of West St., Tadley; husband of Louisa West, of West St., Tadley, Basingstoke.

Cemetery 11:   VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number: Panel 3

 

HARVEY WEST 
Gunner
28315
"C" Bty. 63rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery
who died of wounds on
Sunday 1 September 1918 .

Cemetery 19: PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY, MARICOURT Somme, France

Grave or Reference Panel Number: IV. C. 13.

 

 

LEONARD GEORGE RAMPTON
Corporal Acting Serjeant
337
Hampshire Regiment
who
was discharged from the army 1915, died 1918.

 

 

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