Hamstreet War Memorial


Orlestone / Warehorne / Ruckinge
Compiled from multiple sources. Once validated/cross checked it is in bold
Village of Hamstreet, Parish of Orlestone, Born/lived or parents resident at time of enlistment or death?? – HENCE all four Churches/Chapels
World War 1
In Memorium Plaque
Rank Number Last Name Initials Names Born (Date) Regiment Born (place) Lived (get detail from 1911 Census?) Enlisted at Date killed Age Where Killed Village Quoted in records St Mary’s Orlestone United Anglican Methodist Church, Hamstreet St Matthew’s Church Warehorne Wesleyan / Methodist Chapel Ruckinge St Mary Magdalene Ruckinge On a War UK Village Memorial?? Buried Name also appears Address in 1911 Census or on signing up. Decorations Wife / Children Parents & Address Notes/Queries
L/Corporal 4298 Battiscombe C. G. Cyril Guy 13th Battalion, London Regiment (Kensington Pals) Warehorne 1st July 1916 32 Warehorne Yes no known grave Thiepval Memorial, The Somme, France – Panel References 9C, 9D, 13C,& 12C Rev. William C. & Mrs Battiscombe, Warehorne Rectory
Corporal L/9902 Beal C. L. Charles Lewis 1st Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Warehorne Dymchurch Ashford 20th July 1915
Private G/3064 Beale M. Mervyn 1893 8th Battalion Queens (Royal West Surrey Regt) Hamstreet Ashford Canterbury 1915 23 Hamstreet no known grave Loos Memorial, Loos France (Panel ref 13 to 15 William Jonathan & Elizabeth Ann Beale – 1 Providence Place, Faversham
Rifleman 392104 Bourne W. G. William George 9th Battalion (Queen Victoria Rifles) London Regiment Warehorne 25th August 1918
Private M2/226216 Bridger A. S. Albert Sydney Royal Army Service Corps Warehorne Canterbury Ashford 1st November 1916 died in UK?
Private G/4967 Bull W. J William James 1st Battalion, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) Bringett? Brenzett Ruckinge Lydd 22nd July 1916
Private 19259 Butcher P.H. or H.P. Harold Percy 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards Hamstreet Ashford Reading Berks. 1917 19 Hamstreet Yes Yes Cambrai Memorial, Louverval France, Panel Ref 2
Corporal 130293 Caffyn J.M. or J.W. Joseph Mannington Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA) Northiam Faversham 15th July 1918 Hamstreet Yes Yes Reading (Caversham) Cemetry Florence Mabel Joseph & Clara Caffyn, Hamstreet Pneumonia in Faversham = Parents in Hamstreet
L/Corporal G/917 Croft John F.M. John Frederick Manners 6th Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Benenden or Whitburton, Ely, Cambs Ashford Canterbury 13th October 1915 20 Warehorne Yes no known grave Loos Memorial France . Panel ref 15 to 19 Robert Manners & Augusta Croft, Coldblow, Woodchurch, Kent
Private 24448 Cullum H P J Harold Percy James 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment) Ruckinge Folkestone 17th October 1917
Corporal L/9765 Dorman L. Leonard 1894 1st Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regt) Warehorne Warehorne 2nd July 1915 21 Warehorne Yes Yes Yes Potijze Burial Ground Cemetry, Leper, Belgium. Ref Z.22 William George Dorman, Orchard Place, Hamstreet
Private G/4862 Dray A. J. Albert John 1888 2nd Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regt) Ruckinge 25th May 1915 28 Warehorne Yes Yes Yes? no known grave Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Leper, Belgium. Panel Ref. 12 &14 Edward John & Elizabeth Dray, Ruckinge Kent
Foord J.T. This name appears on Ashford Roll Of Honour Ruckinge Yes
Private 26157 Garner R.A. Robert Arnold 1883 3rd Grenadier Guards Hamstreet Hastings 31st July 1917 36 Hamstreet Yes Yes no known grave Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Leper, Belgium (panel ref 9 &11) Rosa Garner Mercie Ellen Garner, Ayrdale, Hamstreet
Private G/5090 Godden A. Albert 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Warehorne 26th September 1915
L/Corporal G/9036 Godden A.E. Albert Edward 7th Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regt) Ashford Ashford 27th December 1918 22 Warehorne Yes Niederzwehren Cemetry Belgium – Grave reference I.C.8 James & Alice Emily Godden, Marsh Road, Hamstreet
Corporal L/9767 Harden H. J. Herbert John 1st Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regt) Warehorne Hamstreet Ashford 19th April 1916 Warehorne Yes Yes no known grave Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Leper, Belgium (panel ref 9 &11)
Private 260149 (30143) Harden J. John 1883 Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry (DCLI) formerly Hampshire Regiment Warehorne Southampton 22nd August 1917 36 Orlestone Yes Yes Oxford Road Cemetry France – Grave ref II.C.4 Harriett Harden, Birchett Cottage, Orlestone, Kent Thomas & Sarah Harden, Bromley Green,
Private 28849 Harden P. Percy 51st Battalion Royal Sussex Regt Warehorne 1919 Hamstreet Yes Yes
Private 2925 Hills S.H. Steven Harry 18th Battalion Pioneers Regt / Middlesex Regiment? Teddington G London? 15th October 1916 Warehorne Yes Yes Etaples Military Cemetry, Etaples France, Grave ref:- VII.F.8A Sarah Spain of Hamstreet
Private G/2872 Jenner R. V. Reginald V 8th Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regt) Penshurst, Kent 11th August or 26th September 1915 23 Orlestone Yes Yes no known grave Loos Memorial, Loos, France (Panel ref 15 to 19) Henry Jenner, Mae Ende cottage, Broadham Green, Oxted, Surrey.
Private 104013 Knight S.A. Sidney Albert 166th Company Machine Gun Corps (formerly 19010, Middlesex Regiment) Warehorne Bilsington/ Hamstreet 27th August 1918 Tournai Communal Cemetry Allied Extension, Tournai, Belgium, Grave reference III.D.1.
Gunner 125580 Lawrence A. Alfred 108th Hearvy Battery Royal Garrison Artillary (RGA) New Romney Hamstreet Lydd 25th October 1917 Orlestone Yes Yes Canada Farm Cemetry, Leper, Belgium. Grave reference III.E.34.
Private G/9269 or 9629? Manklow R. Robert 1st Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regt) Warehorne Orlestone 1st Sept 1916 Orlestone Yes Yes no known grave Thiepval Memorial, The Somme, France – Panel Reference 5D
Guardsman 20879 Mepham J.H. James Henry 1896 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards Orlestone Ashford 18th September 1916 Orlestone Yes Yes Abbeville Communal Cemetry Extension, The Somme, France (Grave reference I.B9) James & Ellen Mepham
2nd Lieutenant Officer Oliver C.G. Charles Gordon 3rd Battalion Devonshire Regiment (formerly Yorkshire Regiment) 14th October 1915 Orlestone Chocques Military Cemetry, (Grave reference I.F.11)
Captain Officer Oliver C.G. / G.C. 102nd (King Edwards Own) Grenadiers 1916 Orlestone Yes Yes
Lieutenant Officer Oliver R.M. Roderic Magrath 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards Marylebone London 27th August 1918 36 Orlestone Yes Yes Mory Abbey Military Cemetry, France (Grave reference V.C.16) Winchester & New College Oxford. Solicitor in London pre enlisting
Private 204240 Paine C 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regt Hamstreet ? 1917 Hamstreet Yes
Private 16135 Pallett /Pellett C.J. Charles J 1895 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards Orlestone 26th March 1918 Orlestone Yes Yes Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetry, Bailleulval, France (Grave reference I.C.30 Albert & Martha, 2 Rose Cottages Hamstreet
Private G/9125 Stickells H.W. Harry William 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Ruckinge 15th September 1916 Ruckinge Yes
Private G/8915 Stickells TG Thomas George 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Ruckinge 15th September 1916 Ruckinge Yes
Private L/7545 Swift AH 6th Battalion The Buffs 1916 Hamstreet
Private G/8650 Wightwick / Whitewick R.J. 9th Battalion Buffs Ruckinge ? 1917 Ruckinge Yes
Private G/7645 Wightwick / Whitewick W. William 10th Battalion, The Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Ruckinge Ashford 9th November 1918 Ruckinge Yes Ruckinge
Woodgate E.J. This name appears on Ashford Roll Of Honour Bilsington Ruckinge Ruckinge Yes
World War 2
Private 6289065 Button HG The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regt) 1942 Hamstreet Yes
Benstead CE Royal Air Force Yes
Jones R.S. REME Yes
Newton CH Royal Navy Yes
Carmen Thomas Walter Yes
Garner Colin Henry Warehorne Yes
Jones Reginald Sydney Warehorne Yes
Clifford Neil Stalker Warehorne Yes
Beeching FG Ruckinge Yes