THE NATIONAL ROLL OF THE GREAT WAR (BITTERNE)

Bitterne residents listed in Section IV ~ Southampton

ABRAHAMS, A AB, Royal Navy

He joined in January 1917, and was posted to HMS “Agincourt” in which ship he served throughout his service. He was engaged on mine-sweeping and escort duties in various waters and was for a time at Scapa Flow. He was demobilised in May 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 11 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

ABRAHAMS, F AB, Royal Navy

He joined in January 1917, and after completing his training was posted to HMS “Vivian” in which ship he served on important escort duties in the North Sea and Russian waters, until the signing of the Armistice. He did excellent work before being demobilised in May 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 11 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

ABRAHAMS, J Private, RAOC

He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following year proceeded overseas. During his service he was present at many important engagements, including the Battles of Ypres, Arras and Cambrai, and was employed on various duties in the forward areas during operations. He holds the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in January 1919. 11 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

ALLEN, JE Private, RMLI

Volunteering at the commencement of hostilities he was posted to HMS “Caroline” and during his service with the Grand Fleet, took part in many important Naval engagements, including the Battle of Jutland. He was demobilised in 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 33 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

ANDREWS, GH Private, RMLI

Joining in October 1916 he was sent to France, where he took a prominent part in many engagements and was wounded. He was demobilised in June 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 53 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

ASLETT, G Private, South Wales Borderers

He volunteered in September 1914, and served both in France and in the Dardanelles. On each of these fronts he was engaged in the heavy fighting, and served with distinction. He was demobilised in 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 40 Brook Road Bitterne, Southampton.

BAMPTON, HG Private, 3rd (King’s Own) Hussars

He joined the Army in 1902 and in August 1914 was drafted to the Western Front. There he took place in many important engagements including the Battles of Mons, Ypres (I and II), Loos and the Somme, and was wounded and sent home. He was invalided out of the Service in September 1918, and holds the Mons Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 78 Commercial Street, Bitterne.

BARLTROP, EJ Air Mechanic, RAF

Joining in February 1916 he was in the following year sent to France, where he was engaged on special duties at important aerodromes with his squadron. Later he was transferred to Italy, where he saw service with the Kite Balloon Section until November 1918. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in January 1919. 68 Commercial Street, Bitterne Park (Bitterne, actually - editor) Southampton.

BASTONE, F Mechanic, RAF

He joined in September 1916, and was engaged on important duties with his unit at various stations. His work called for a high degree of technical skill and during his service he did excellent work. He was not successful in obtaining a transfer overseas, being discharged in January 1917. 56 Whites Road, Bitterne, Hants.

BIGGS, AW Private, MGC

He joined in March 1918, and at the conclusion of his training was engaged on important duties with his unit. He rendered valuable services but was unable to secure his transfer overseas before hostilities ceased. He was, however, later sent to India, where in 1920 he was still serving. May Cottage, 43 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

BIGGS, W Private, 174th Labour Company

He joined in March 1917, and shortly afterwards proceeded to the Western Front where he was employed on various duties during several engagements, including the Battle of Passchendaele. Owing to ill-health he was invalided home and discharged in consequence in July 1918. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. May Cottage, 43 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

BLACKMORE, AH Junior Engineer, Merchant Service

He joined in February 1918,and during his service was engaged on important duties with HM Transports “Northland,” “Waramour” and “Warhelmet.” He was on board the last named ship when she was torpedoed in the Channel. In May 1919 he was demobilised holding the Mercantile Marine War Medal and the General Service Medal. Lynton, Victoria Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

BLACKMORE, W Butcher, Merchant Service

Volunteering in November 1914 he served throughout the war on various troopships, among which were the “Olympic,” “Ionian” and “Indian.” With these vessels he was engaged om important duties in various waters and had many narrow escapes from enemy submarines. He was demobilised in July 1919 and holds the Mercantile Marine War Medal and the General Service Medal. Lynton, VictoriaRoad, Bitterne, Southampton.

BLOW, AH Mate, Merchant Service

At the outbreak of war he had already been in the Merchant Service for twenty years and throughout was engaged in Mud Hopper 69, keeping the Docks clear of mud to enable ships to enter port. He was still serving in 1920. 85 Pound StreetBitterne, Southampton.

BLOW, AJH Private, Hampshire Regiment

He enlisted in June 1914 and at the outbreak of war was retained on special duties at home. Later, however, he was drafted to France and whilst on the Western Front was severely wounded during heavy fighting on the Somme. He was in consequence in hospital in both France and England for some time and was discharged in April 1918. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 85 Pound StreetBitterne, Southampton.

BLOW, AWF Seaman, Merchant Service

He had served for three years before the outbreak of hostilities and throughout the war was on active service in the English Channel, where he was engaged on important duties. He rendered valuable services in HMS “Birmingham” during the whole period and in 1920 was still in the Merchant Service. He holds the General Service and Mercantile Marine War Medals. 85 Pound Street Bitterne, Southampton.

BOUND, FJ (DCM) Sergt, RGA

He volunteered in August 1914, and after serving at various stations in England was drafted to France in February, 1916. He played a prominent part in the Battles of Arras and Ypres, and in many other engagements on various sectors and was three times wounded. He was awarded the DCM for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field and holds also the General Service and Victory Medals. He was demobilised in February 1919. Alverstone, Victoria Road, Bitterne, Hants.

BRENNAN, G Private, RAMC

He was already serving at the outbreak of war and was drafted to the Western Front where he took part in the Retreat from Mons and was present at many of the subsequent engagements, including those at Ypres and on the Somme. He was employed in tending the sick and wounded in the forward areas and rendered valuable services. He holds the Mons Star and the General Service and Victory Medals and was demobilised in April 1919. 81 High Street, Shirley, Southampton (actually Bitterne, not Shirley ~ editor)

BROWN, FWH Motor Mechanic, RN

He joined in August 1918, having previously been engaged on work of National importance. He served in HMS “Hermione” and on coastal motor boats throughout, but after only six weeks in the Service was discharged in the following month. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 5 Brook Road, Old Bitterne, Southampton.

BUNDY, JR Greaser, Merchant Service

He was in the Merchant Service when war was declared, and as long as hostilities lasted served as a greaser in the “Sobo” and other vessels, which were engaged in taking munitions and stores to the smaller craft of the Fleet off Scotland and near Alexandria. He was still serving in 1920, and holds the General Service and Mercantile Marine War Medals. St Kilda, Lodge Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

BURGESS, H Special War Worker

He offered his services for work of National importance, and during the whole period of the war was engaged at Messrs Thornycroft’s Munitions Factory. He was employed on Government work, and owing to his special qualifications was exempted from military service. 101 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

BUSHELL, H Private, Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in 1914, and after completing his training was engaged on important duties at various stations. He was unable to obtain his transfer overseas owing to ill-health and in 1918 was discharged as medically unfit for further service. 2 Bath Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

BUTT, W Fireman, Merchant Service

He was serving in HMHS “Britannic” at the outbreak of hostilities, and was engaged on various duties whilst this vessel was employed on transport and hospital work. He was on board when she was torpedoed in 1916, and was seriously injured by the explosion. This injury rendered him unfit for further service, and he was discharged in 1916, holding the Mercantile Marine War Medal and General Service Medal. 104 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

CALLEN, A AB, RN, HMS “Virginian”

He was in the Navy at the outbreak of war and throughout was engaged on patrol duties in the Channel and in the North Sea and was among the Reserves during the Battle of Jutland. Still serving in 1920, he holds the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 74 Pound Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

CALLEN, F Leading Seaman, RN, HMS “Queen”

A time-serving sailor, he was in HMS “Queen” during several Naval engagements and was engaged on important duties in the North Sea throughout the war. He holds the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals and was still in the Royal Navy in 1920. 74 Pound Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

CARDY, EC Special War Worker

At the outbreak of war he offered his services for work of National importance, and was employed by Messrs Thornycroft in their works at Woolston. He was engaged in ship-building, and rendered valuable services throughout. 83 High Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

CARR, W Private, 10th Hampshire Regiment

Volunteering in 1915 he was sent to the Eastern Front in the same year. After serving through the Gallipoli campaign he was transferred to Salonika and there took part in much of the fighting up to the cessation of hostilities. He returned to England for demobilisation in January 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 9 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

CHERRITT, FH Private, Dorsetshire and Devonshire Regiments

He joined in February 1917, and was speedily drafted overseas. During his service on the Western Front he took part in the Battle of Ypres and other important engagements and was badly wounded in action. He was sent home and in September 1918 was invalided out of the Service, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 27 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Southampton

CHERRITT, WC Private, 7th Hampshire Regt

He volunteered in November 1915, and was immediately sent to India. After a period of training there he was engaged on important duties until November 1916, when he unfortunately died from appendicitis. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. 27 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Southampton

CHURCHER, JA Sapper, RE

On attaining military age he joined in July 1918, and after the necessary training was drafted overseas, where he took part in some of the final engagements on the Western Front. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in November 1918. 79 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

COLE, EA Private, 10th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following February was drafted to Egypt. From there he was sent to the Dardanelles and was among those who first landed on the Peninsular, and was later wounded in action. He proceeded to Salonika on his recovery and took part in the heavy fighting, and was again wounded. He was invalided to England, and in July 1918 was discharged as medically unfit for further military service.. He holds the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 36 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Southampton

COLEY, PA Chief Stoker, RN

He enlisted in July 1898, and was posted to HMS “Magpie.” During the war he served in HMS “Glasgow” which ship was engaged on important patrol duties in the North Sea and other waters. He was discharged in April 1920, and holds the Queen’s South African and the Somaliland Medals, the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service, Victory, Long Service and Good Conduct Medals. Alverstone, Victoria Road, Bitterne, Southampton

CONDON, W Chief Petty Officer, RN

He was called up from the Royal Naval Reserve in August 1914 and served in HM Ships “Argonaut” and “Fishguard” and various other vessels during the war. He took part in operations during the Dardanelles campaign, served on the Channel patrol, and was also engaged on various duties in the North Sea. In 1919 he was discharged, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 78 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

COOK, J Lance/Corporal, MGC

He volunteered in 1914, and was drafted to the Western Front after a period of duty at home. Whilst in this theatre of war he took part in the Battles of Ypres and Cambrai and several other minor engagements until the cessation of hostilities. He returned home and was demobilised in May 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 28 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Southampton

COOK, S Fireman, Merchant Service

He was already in the Mercantile Marine at the outbreak of hostilities, and during the war served on board Transports and Hospital Ships. He was on board HMS “Oceanic” when she was wrecked off the Shetland Islands in September 1914, and also on HMHS “Britannic” when sunk in November 1916. He also served on the SS “Cawdor” and was twice wounded whilst at sea. His journeys were principally between New York, Southampton and France, and in March 1919 he was demobilised, holding the Mercantile Marine War Medal and the General Service Medal. 28 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Southampton

COX, JA Sergt, West Yorkshire Regt and RAF

He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following year was sent to the Western Front, where he saw much heavy fighting. He took part in the Battles of Ypres, the Somme and Cambrai, and many other important engagements, and was five times wounded in action, In 1919 he was demobilised, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 70 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

CROOK, R Corporal, RE

Volunteering in March 1915 he was drafted to the Dardanelles after a brief period of training. In July of that year he was transferred to the Western Front, where he was awarded the Croix de Guerre for great gallantry in bridging the Yser Canal under heavy fire. After three years’ valuable service in France, he returned to England in January 1919, when he was demobilised, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. Hazeldine, Victoria Road, Bitterne, Southampton

DELVES, BT Private, 5th Hampshire Regiment

He joined in 1916 and after a period of training was drafted to the Western Front, where he took part in many engagements of importance. Whilst in action at Cambrai he was taken prisoner, and after twelve months in captivity was repatriated and eventually demobilised in September 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 20 White’s Road, Bitterne Park (should be Bitterne ~ editor), Southampton

DENNIS, EA Private, Labour Corps

He joined in August 1917, and, owing to his being medically unfit for active service, was retained on special duties at various important stations. He rendered valuable services until his demobilisation in Oct 1919. 12A White’s Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

DIAPER, HM (Miss) Special War Worker

During the war this lady volunteered her services, and was offered a post in the clerical department of the Beaulieu Aircraft Works, Eastleigh. There she was engaged on work of great National importance, and rendered very valuable services until September 1919. 64 White’s Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

DIAPER, WM (Miss) Special War Worker

During the war this lady held a responsible post at the Aircraft Factory, Cumberland Place, Southampton, where she was engaged on important duties as a shorthand typist. She rendered very valuable services up to November 1919. 64 White’s Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

DUNDEE, W Private, RAOC

He volunteered in 1915, and on completion of his training served overseas at Salonika, Egypt and Mesopotamia. During his service in these theatres of war he was often employed on important duties in the forward areas, whilst operations were in progress. Returning to England he was demobilised in 1920, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 85 High Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

ELDRIDGE, TE Private, Devonshire and Worcestershire Regiments

He joined in May 1917, and first saw service in France, where he took part in important engagements, and was wounded in action. After two months in hospital he was sent to Egypt and served in this theatre of war until the close of hostilities. He then went to Constantinople with the Army of Occupation, remaining there until his demobilisation in April 1920, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 62 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

EVANS, LJ Gunner, RFA

He joined in May 1916, and after training was engaged on important duties at various stations. He was unable to obtain his transfer overseas owing to ill-health, but rendered very valuable services until November 1918, when he was discharged as medically unfit. 91 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

FANCY, AH Special War Worker

This worker was engaged on ship repairs at Messrs. Thornycroft’s yards, Woolston, and thus rendered services of an important and valuable nature throughout the period of hostilities. 61 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

FANCY, AR Special War Worker

Throughout the period of hostilities this worker was engaged at Messrs. Thornycroft’s on work of the greatest importance, which was carried out in a most efficient and praiseworthy manner. 61 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

FANCY, FT Private, 5th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered at the commencement of hostilities, and after his training was engaged on special duties at various home stations. Owing to ill-health however, he was unable to obtain his transfer overseas and in September 1916 was invalided out of the Service. 61 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

FAULKNER FH Pte, Royal Warwickshire Regt

Joining in March 1918 he was drafted to the Western Front, where he did valuable work with the Military Mounted Police, and after the signing of the Armistice went to Germany with the Army of Occupation. He returned to England in April 1920, when he was demobilised, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 5 White’s Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

FOGERTY, AL Sergt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps and Northamptonshire Regiment

He volunteered in August 1914, and served at various stations engaged as an instructor. He was not successful in obtaining a transfer overseas owing to his being medically unfit, but rendered excellent service at home until he was discharged in July 1917. 26 Maytree Road, Bitterne.

FOGERTY, LAG Private, RAMC

He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following year was drafted to the Dardanelles. He took part in the Landing and Evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsular, and was then transferred to Mesopotamia. In this seat of war he saw much service, and was employed on many important duties, and in 1920 was still serving there. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 26 Maytree Road, Bitterne.

FREEBODY, SH Sergt, Royal Warwickshire Regt

He volunteered in August 1914, and in the same year was drafted to the Western Front, where he served with distinction in many engagements, including the Battles of Ypres, the Somme and Cambrai. He remained in France until his demobilisation in 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 70 Pound Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

FRENCH, G 1st Class Petty Officer, RNR

He volunteered in August 1914, and was engaged with the Royal Naval Reserve at Antwerp, where he took part in the heavy fighting during the Seige. Later he was employed on many duties with his unit until February 1919, when he returned home for his demobilisation. He holds the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 11 Pound Street, Bitterne.

GARDNER, B Private, RASC (MT)

He volunteered in May 1915, and was shortly afterwards drafted to East Africa. In this seat of war he served on various important duties and saw much activity for about two years. He was then invalided home, and was employed at various stations until his demobilisation in March 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. St Helens, Victoria Road, Bitterne.

GARDNER, E Private, RMLI

He joined in 1902. And during the war served for about four years in Egypt, where he was engaged on various duties. He also saw much severe fighting in this theatre of war, and later was transferred to Poland for some time. In 1920 he was still in the Marines, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. St Helens, Victoria Road, Bitterne.

GARRETT, AJ Private, 5th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in August 1914, and was shortly afterwards drafted to India, where he was engaged for some time on important garrison duties. Later he was transferred to Mesopotamia, and in this theatre of war took part in many engagements. He remained overseas until the Armistice was signed, and was demobilised in September 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 77 High Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

GLEADALL, AE CSM, RETB

Already serving in the Army at the outbreak of hostilities he was immediately drafted to the Western Front where he played a conspicuous part in many of the important battles and engagements. He was in action in the first and second Battles of Ypres and the Battles of Aubers Ridge, Neuve Chapelle, Loos, the Somme and Passchendaele. He received his discharge in May 1919, holding the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 25 Bursledon Road, Bitterne, Southampton..

GOODALL, AG Steward, RNR

He volunteered in April 1915, and during the war was engaged on important duties with his ship patrolling the North Sea and other waters. He frequently passed through mine-strewn areas and had many narrow escapes. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in March 1919. Myrtle Cottage, 71 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

GREEN, H Shipwright, RN, HMS “Glory”

He joined in 1918, and immediately went to sea with HMS “Glory,” on board which vessel he was engaged on important patrol and escort duties in Russian waters. He was demobilised in May 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. Roseneath, Thornhill Road, Bitterne, Hants.

GRIMMO, AEP Private, RAMC

He volunteered in May 1915, and shortly afterwards proceeded to France, where he served on various sectors of the Front. He was engaged on important duties in this theatre of war throughout and did much excellent work. In 1920 he was still with his unit after five and a half years’ service overseas, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 91 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

GRIMMO, WR A/Corporal, RAF

He volunteered in August 1914, and after a period of training was drafted to the Western Front, where he saw active service on various sectors. Whilst overseas he was engaged on important duties, which called for a high degree of technical skill, and rendered very valuable services. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals, and in 1920 was still with the RAF. 91 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

GROVES, J Fireman, Merchant Service

Volunteering in August 1914 he did good service in HMHS “Grantully Castle,” carrying wounded from France, India and the Dardanelles. In September 1915, owing to defective eyesight he was discharged, whereupon he took up work of National importance in connection with the manufacture of munitions, which duties he carried out until the termination of hostilities. He holds the Mercantile Marine War Medal and the General Service Medal. 9 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

HAMERTON, EH 2nd Engineer, Merchant Service

He volunteered in 1914, and served in HMT “Olympic” and other vessels on the high seas. These vessels were engaged on important transport duties in many waters, conveying supplies to and from different theatres of war. In 1920 he was still at sea, and holds the Mercantile Marine War Medal and the General Service Medal. 112 Commercial Road, Bitterne.

HAMERTON, ES Private, Hampshire Regiment

He was in the Army at the outbreak of hostilities, and was almost immediately drafted to the East, in which theatre of war he took part in several engagements in Egypt and Palestine. After the Armistice was signed he returned home and received his discharge in June 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 112 Commercial Road, Bitterne.

HAMERTON, TS Private, 2nd Hampshire Regiment

He joined the Army in August 1918 on attaining military age, and after a period of training was sent to Ireland. There he was employed on important garrison duties, and in 1920 was still serving. 112 Commercial Road, Bitterne.

HARDING, CH Private, 2nd Hampshire Regt

He volunteered in 1915, and in the same year was drafted to France. Whilst overseas he took part in several engagements, including the Battle of Ypres, where he was wounded. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in 1919. 49 Pound Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

HASLER, GL AB, Royal Navy

He had served for eighteen years previous to the outbreak of war, and later was engaged on important duties on board HMS “Monarch” in many waters. He took part in the Dardanelles campaign, and served also in the North Sea. In 1920 he was still at sea, holding the 1914-15 Star, the General Service and Victory Medals, and the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. 55 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

HASLER, JJ Rifleman, 8th Hampshire Regt (Isle of Wight Rifles)

He volunteered in December 1914, and in the following year was drafted to the East. He saw active service in Egypt and Palestine, and later was transferred to Mesopotamia, where he took part in many important engagements, including the Capture of Baghdad. He returned home for demobilisation in April 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 40 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

HAYNES, A AB, RN, HMS “Powerful”

Joining in January 1917 he served on patrol work in the English Channel for some time whilst in HMS “Powerful,” and afterwards did escort duty in various war zones. In 1920 he was still serving in the Navy, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. Glenlyne Villa, Bath Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

HEARD, AR (MM) A/Sergt, 2nd Hampshire Regiment

Volunteering in September 1914 he was sent to France in the same year and later was drafted to the Dardanelles. Whilst on the way out, he was on the “Prince Edward” when she was sunk in August 1915. He was rescued and took part in heavy fighting on the Gallipoli Peninsular. After the evacuation of this theatre of war, he returned to the Western Front and served with distinction in many important engagements. He was wounded and gassed in action, and on March 25th, 1918 was killed at Passchendaele. He had been awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty in the Field, and was also entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. Clovelly Villas, Bath Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

HENLEY, W Sergt, RAMC

He volunteered in August 1914, and was immediately drafted to France. There he was engaged in the Field Hospitals, acting as attendant to the wounded and rendering valuable service throughout the war. He was demobilised in April 1919, and holds the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 68 Whites Road, Bitterne, Hants.

HILL, A Chief Engine Room Artificer, RN

He was mobilised in 1914, and was retained on the Home Establishment at the Royal Dockyard, Deptford. He also served for a time in HMS “President” and did excellent work. He was demobilised in March 1919, and holds the Long Service and Good Conduct Medals. Rosyth, Bath Road, Bitterne, Hants.

HILL, AF (Miss) Special War Worker

This lady was engaged at the Woolwich Arsenal, where she rendered valuable services in connection with the output of munitions. During the three years she was employed there she did excellent work. Rosyth, Bath Road, Bitterne, Hants.

HILL, AW Private, RMLI

Volunteering in 1915 he was drafted to France, and, attached to the Machine Gun Corps, took an important part in many engagements. He was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. Rosyth, Bath Road, Bitterne, Hants.

HILL, DC Special War Worker

For eighteen months during the war he was engaged on important work on the Staff of the Food Controller at Jarrow-on-Tyne and did excellent work. Rosyth, Bath Road, Bitterne, Hants.

HOARE, WW, Private, 3/5th Hampshire Regt

He joined in March 1916 and was stationed at Romsey, where he underwent his training. In August of the same year however he was discharged as medically unfit for service owing to continued ill-health. 19 Albert Terrace, Burselden Road (Bursledon Road ~ editor), Bitterne, Hants.

HOLES, A Engineer, Merchant Service

Joining in March 1917 he was immediately posted to HMT “Tambor” on board which vessel he was engaged in conveying troops to and from the various theatres of war. Later he was transferred to HMHS “Araguaya” and rendered valuable services until November 1919, when he was demobilised, holding the Mercantile Marine War Medal and General Service Medal. Dunolly, Victoria Road, Bitterne, Hants.

HOLES, L Engineer, Merchant Service

He joined in March 1917, and served in various vessels, including HM Transports “Polestar” and “Essequibo.” He was engaged on important duties in many waters until his demobilisation in May 1919. He holds the Mercantile Marine War Medal and General Service Medal. Dunolly, Victoria Road, Bitterne, Hants.

HOOPER, JG AB, RN, HMS “Freda” and “Ross”

He was in the Navy at the outbreak of hostilities, and during the war served in HM Ships “Freda” and “Ross” on the high seas. These vessels were chiefly engaged in minesweeping in the North Sea and the Mediterranean. In 1920 he was still serving and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 79 High Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

HOUNSOME, C Sapper, RE

He joined in 1916, and after his training served at various stations in Scotland, where he was engaged on important duties with his unit. He was unable to obtain his transfer overseas, but nevertheless rendered valuable services until his demobilisation in 1919. 42 Brook Road, Bitterne, Hants.

HOWARD, F Corporal, Gloucestershire Regiment

He was called up from the Reserve in August 1914 and was shortly afterwards drafted to the Western Front. In this theatre of war he took part in many important engagements, including the Advance of 1918, and was wounded in action. He was discharged in February 1919, and holds the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 4 Bath Road, Bitterne.

INGS, WP Corporal, Rifle Brigade

Mobilised at the outbreak of war he was at once drafted to the Western Front, where he took part in the severe fighting at the Battle of Mons. He was later severely wounded and invalided to England, and he was discharged on account of his service in May 1915. He holds the Mons Star, and General Service and Victory Medals. 18 Gift Cottage, Chapel Street, Bitterne Park, Southampton.

JERRAM, WS Bombardier, RMA

He volunteered in 1915 and was sent to France in September 1916. In this theatre of war he served with the RMA for over two years and took an important part in the fighting. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre for his gallant conduct, and in addition holds the General Service and Victory Medals. He was demobilised in February 1919. 123 Victoria Road, Bitterne, Hants.

JEWETT, JF Engine Room Artificer, RN, HMS “Princess Royal”

He joined in November 1916, and was engaged in HMS “Princess Royal” on important and dangerous duties in the North Sea and at Rosyth. He died in October 1918 aged twenty-two, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. 15 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

JOHNSON, J Private, 10th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in September 1914, and was drafted to the Dardanelles, where he was engaged in the severe fighting on Gallipoli for some time. He was severely wounded, and as a result had his left arm amputated. He was discharged in December 1915 and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 71 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

KERR, HT Private, RMLI

He joined in May 1917, and in the following October was drafted to France, where he took part in the severe fighting at the Battle of Passchendaele Ridge, and was both wounded and gassed. Invalided to England in March 1918, he was in hospital for several months, and was finally demobilised in January 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 12A White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

KINGSTON, WF 3rd Engineer, Merchant Service

Volunteering in February 1915 he went to sea with HMSY “Conqueror II” which vessel was engaged on important patrol duties in the North Sea. In September 1916 she was torpedoed, but he was fortunately rescued after being for several hours in the water. He was taken to hospital in the Orkney Islands and, as a result of exposure, was discharged in October 1916 as medically unfit for further service, holding the Mercantile Marine War Medal and the General Service Medal. 75 Pound Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

KNELLER, ER Stoker, RN, HMS “Cleopatra”

He joined in 1917 and was engaged on patrol and escort duties at sea in HM Ships “Cleopatra” and “Cardiff.” During his three years’ service he rendered valuable services, and after his return to shore was demobilised in 1920. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. Thornhill Road, Bitterne, Hants.

KNIGHT, RD Greaser, Merchant Service

He volunteered in 1914, and was engaged during the war on transport work to the Dardanelles, and France, in SS “Viper,” “Walmer Castle” and “Lake Manitoba.” He holds the General Service and Mercantile Marine War Medals, and was demobilised in 1919. 2 Bath Road, Bitterne, Hants.

KNIGHT, TW Private, RMLI

He joined in July 1917, and was sent to the Western Front in November. Whilst in this theatre of war he took a prominent part in many engagements, and was severely wounded near Cambrai in September 1918. He was demobilised in January 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 9 Panwell, Bitterne, Hants

LAMPORT, AEJ PO(Gunner), RN

He was already in the Navy when war broke out, and later served in HMS “Vindictive” on escort duty in the North Sea. He was also engaged on important duties on board various patrol boats in many waters, and in 1920 was still at sea. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 42 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Hants.

LONG, A Sergt, MGC

He volunteered in November 1915, and was sent to France in the following year. There he took a conspicuous part in the Battles of Ypres, the Somme and Cambrai and served with the 32nd Division. He was demobilised in April 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 10 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

LONG, H Sapper, RE (Signal Section)

Joining in April 1917, he was retained at home for thirteen months and was then sent to German East Africa, where he was employed on the lines of communication with the Signal Section. Demobilised in March 1919, after his return home, he holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 10 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

LYON, GW Petty Officer, RN

He was already in the Navy when war broke out, and later saw much service in HMS “Canada” in many waters. He took part in the Battle of Jutland and various minor engagements until the signing of the Armistice, and in 1919 was discharged. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory, and Long Service and Good Conduct Medals. 35 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

MAJOR, CS Private, RAMC

He joined in July 1917, and after his training was engaged on important duties with his unit at various stations. He was unable to obtain his transfer overseas, but rendered very valuable services until he was demobilised in September 1919. 17 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

MAJOR, P Private, 10th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following year was sent to the Dardanelles, where he took part in much of the fighting, and was severely wounded in action. After being for a time in hospital at Malta he was invalided home, and on his recovery was drafted to France. There he served on various sectors of the Front until again invalided home and discharged in August 1917. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 17 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

MAYZES, T Fireman, Merchant Service

He volunteered in August 1914, and served in HM Yacht “Patrol” “Ioliare” and HMT “St Pancras,” and “Cynic” on the high seas. These ships were engaged in transporting troops to various Allied ports throughout the whole period of war. After the cessation of hostilities he served at Archangel for a time. He was demobilised in December 1919, and holds the General Service and Mercantile Marine Medals. 33 Commercial Street, Bitterne, Hants.

McCONNELL, J Sergt, RAMC

He was in the army at the outbreak of war and was immediately drafted to the Western Front. There he took part in many important engagements, including that of Mons. He served throughout the war in France, and after the cessation of hostilities returned home and received his discharge in November 1918. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 20 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

McLEAN, N Sergt, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

He was already in the Army at the outbreak of war and shortly afterwards was drafted to France, where he took part in important engagements on various sectors of the Front. He was twice wounded and later was transferred to Salonikaand was again in action until September 1918, when he was killed. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 1 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

McLEAN, R Private, Gordon Highlanders

Volunteering in December 1914 he was immediately sent to the Western Front, and there saw much severe fighting. He took part in many important engagements, and after being wounded, was killed in action in October 1915. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 1 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

MILLER, R (Senior) Private, Royal Defence Corps

Having previously fought in the South African campaign, he re-enlisted in April 1915. He was engaged in guarding prisoners, and other important duties at various stations, not being able to obtain his transfer overseas on account of his age. He rendered valuable services until 1916, when he was discharged, holding the Queen’s and King’s South African Medals. 16 Laurel Cottages, Chapel Road (should be Street - editor) Bitterne, Hants.

MILLER, R (Junior) Gunner, RFA

He joined in 1916, and shortly afterwards proceeded to India, where he saw active service on the North-West Frontier. Later he transferred to France and there, after taking part in many engagements, was wounded in action at Ypres, and on October 22nd, 1918, died of his wounds. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. 16 Laurel Cottages, Chapel Road (should be Street - editor) Bitterne, Hants.

MILLER, SJ Private, British Red Cross Society and 2/7th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in 1914, and was engaged in various hospital ships in many waters until transferred to the Hampshire Regiment. He was then drafted to Mesopotamia and there saw much active service, taking part in many engagements, until the signing of the Armistice. He was demobilised on his return home in 1919, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 13 Panwell Road, Bitterne, Hants.

MILLS, G Private, RMLI

Serving since March 1908, he did duty in HMS “Sappho” at the outbreak of war and later went to HMS “Achilles” and “Vernon.” These vessels were engaged on important and dangerous patrol work throughout the war. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was discharged in March 1920 on completing twelve years with the Royal Marines. 45 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Southampton.

MOODY, WH Gunner, RFA

Volunteering in October 1915 he was sent to the Western Front in the following year, and played an important part in numerous engagements, rendering valuable services with his Battery. He was demobilised in April 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 16 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

MOON, C Private, RASC (MT)

He volunteered in 1915, and not being physically fit for service overseas was retained on special work at important stations in England in connection with the transport of stores. He was demobilised in 1919. Rose Cottage, 97 High Street, Bitterne, Hants.

MORANT, ET Private, RASC (MT)

He volunteered in August 1914 and was shortly afterwards drafted to France. There he took an active part in the Battles of Ypres and the Somme with the Mechanical Transport, conveying supplies to the forward areas. Later he was transferred to Italy, where he again saw much active service. He returned home and was demobilised in February 1919, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 7 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

OSBALDSTONE, A Cook’s Mate, RN, HMS “Inconstant”

Mobilised in 1914, he saw service in the North Sea and Scapa Flow, and after the Battle of Jutland, where his ship was in reserve, he did duty in HMS “Inconstant,” patrolling the English Channel. He was demobilised in 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 90 Whites Road, Bitterne, Hants.

PARKER, F Private, 2nd Hampshire Regiment

Joining in 1918 he was sent to the Western Front in September of that year. He saw much severe fighting whilst in France and took part in engagements at Passchendaele and Messines Ridge and many other places. He returned home in September 1919, and in the following month was demobilised holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 4 Minerva Cottages, Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

PARKER, F Private, 1/5th Hampshire Regiment and Sapper, RE

He was mobilised in 1914 and shortly afterwards proceeded to India, where he served at several stations. Later he was transferred to Mesopotamia, and was there engaged in bridge and pontoon building and on other important duties with the RE. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and in 1920 was still serving with his unit. 72 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

PENNICOTT, GW Special War Worker

Having been rejected for military service on several occasions he was engaged throughout the war on important Government work. He was employed as a rigger at Messrs Thornycrofts, Shipbuilders, where he did much good work, for which his services were highly commended. 1 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

PENNICOTT, H Private, Somerset Light Infantry

Joining in 1916 he was shortly afterwards sent to India. There he was engaged on garrison duties at various stations and rendered very valuable services throughout. He returned to England and was demobilised in 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 42 Brook Road, Bitterne, Hants.

PERCY, H 1st Class Stoker, RN

He volunteered in August 1914 and was engaged on patrol duties with the Grand Fleet inthe North Sea on board HMS “Crescent.” Later he was transferred to HMS “Tipperary” and lost his life when that vessel was sunk in the Battle of Jutland on May 31st, 1916. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 65 Commercial Street, Bitterne, Hants.

POWELL, LL Sapper, RE

He enlisted in July 1914, having previously served in the Boer War, and was first engaged as a draughtsman on the Naval Commander’s Printing Staff at Malta. Later he saw service on the Western Front and took an active part in important operations. He was discharged in May 1919 and holds the Queen’s South African Medal, the General Service and Victory (Medals - editor), and the Territorial Efficiency Medal. 69 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

PRINCE, RC Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Volunteering in December 1915 he was sent to France early in the following year and took part in numerous battles and engagements. Whilst in action on the Somme, however, he was killed on 21st March, 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. 17 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

PRUDDEN, FH Private, MGC

He volunteered in July 1915, and after completing his training in the following year was drafted to France. In this theatre of war he saw much service, took part in the heavy fighting on the Somme and at Cambrai and was wounded. He returned home in April 1919, and was demobilised, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 110 Commercial Road, Bitterne, Hants.

PURKISS, JH L/Corporal, 15th Hampshire Regt

Volunteering in 1914 he was sent to France in 1916, and whilst in this theatre of war saw active service on various sectors of the Front. After taking part in much of the fighting on the Ypres salient, he was killed in action on the Menin Road in October 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. 13 Panwell Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

RANDALL, WF Special War Worker

Throughout the war he was engaged on work of great National importance at the Southampton Docks. He was employed on responsible duties in connection with cold storage and did much good work for which his services were highly commended. 83 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

REEVES, CA AB, Merchant Service

He volunteered in August 1914, and for several months did duty with HMHS “Soudan,” which ship was engaged on the transport of wounded from France. He was discharged in March 1915 as medically unfit for further service, and holds the General Service and the Mercantile Marine War Medals. 51 White’s Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

REEVES, G Private, 1st Hampshire Regiment

He was mobilised in August 1914, and immediately drafted to France, where he took part in the Retreat from Mons, and was wounded and taken prisoner. During his long captivity he suffered untold hardships and privation, and was eventually released in December 1918. He was then invalided from the service, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 32 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

REEVES, G Private, 2nd Hampshire Regiment

He was called up from the Reserve in August 1914, and was immediately sent to France, where he took part in the Battle of, and Retreat from, Mons, and was wounded, and taken prisoner. During his period of captivity he suffered many hardships and was released after the Armistice. He was discharged in 1919, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 3 Bath Road, Bitterne, Hants.

REEVES, H Private, 2nd Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in 1914, and after his training was drafted to the Dardanelles. He took part in many important engagements on the Gallipoli Peninsular, and was killed in action there on September 16th, 1915. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 3 Bath Road, Bitterne, Hants.

REEVES, HG Sergt, Hampshire, and Bedfordshire Regiments

Volunteering in 1914 he was sent to India, and whilst there was engaged on garrison duty at various stations. He returned home, and in October 1919 was demobilised, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 49 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

REEVES, R (DSM) Chief Stoker, RN, HMS “Duchess of Fife”

He volunteered in August 1914, and was posted to HMS “Duchess of Fife.” In this vessel he was engaged on important duties with Dunkirk as his Base, and took a distinguished part in several important engagements, and was wounded. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for great gallantry in jumping overboard and saving the life of a comrade. In addition he holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in February 1919. 62 Commercial Street, Bitterne, Hants.

REEVES, W Private, 1st Hampshire Regiment

He was called up from the Reserve in August 1914, and was immediately drafted to France, where he fought at Mons. He took part in many subsequent engagements throughout the whole period of hostilities, and was twice wounded, and once gassed in action. He was discharged in 1919, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 3 Bath Road, Bitterne, Hants.

REEVES, WH Gunner, RGA

Volunteering in September 1915 he was sent to France, where he played an important part in the Battles of Ypres, the Somme and Cambrai. He served on the Western Front for over three years, and was demobilised in March1919, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 64 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

REMSBERY, CH Private, 1st Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in 1915 and was sent overseas. Whilst on the Western Front he took a prominent part in much of the heavy fighting, particularly the Battle of Ypres, and was severely wounded. His right arm had to be amputated, but he died from the effects of his wounds on October 19th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. 11 Elmo Road (should be Alma Road - editor), Bitterne, Hants.

RILEY, M Private, 6th Border Regiment

He volunteered in October 1914, and in the following year was drafted to the Dardanelles. After taking part in much of the fighting during the Gallipoli campaign, he was transferred to the Western Front, whence he was sent later to Italy. There he served through many engagements until his return to France where, during heavy fighting on the Cambrai sector, he received severe wounds which necessitated the amputation of his left leg. He was in hospital at Netley, and was finally invalided out in October 1919, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 28 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

RISBROOK, LW AB, Royal Navy

He volunteered in 1914, and was posted to HM Yacht “Grenade,” a Hospital Ship for officers, in which vessel he served on the high seas. He was chiefly engaged off Gibraltar and Malta and was also in many other waters until his demobilisation in May 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 104 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

ROBINSON, GA Private, RAMC

He had been in the Army for 18 years previously to the outbreak of hostilities in August 1914, and during the war saw much active service on the Western Front and in India, Egypt and Malta. In these several theatres of operations he rendered valuable services and in 1920 was still with his unit. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 28 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SAIT, F Private, Hampshire Regiment

He joined in 1916 and on completion of a period of training was drafted to India. There he was engaged on garrison duties at various stations and did much good work until 1919, when he returned to England to be demobilised. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 29 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SAIT, TF Pte, Hampshire and Royal Berkshire Regiments

Joining in November 1916 he proceeded to the Western Front in the same year. He took part in the Battles of Arras, Ypres and Cambrai and many other engagements whilst in France, and on one occasion was buried by an explosion. Later he was

transferred to Egypt, where he remained until his return home for demobilisation in December 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 9 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SAIT, W L/Corporal, Gloucestershire Regiment

He volunteered in August 1914 and after his training was sent to France, where he saw heavy fighting on various sectors of the Front. He took part in many engagements whilst overseas, and was wounded in action. In 1919 he was demobilised, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 29 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SALTER, J Private, RASC, and Somerset Light Infantry

Volunteering in March 1915 he was drafted to the Western Front in May of the following year. He was engaged on various duties whilst with the RASC and later took part in much heavy fighting with the Somerset Light Infantry. In March 1919 he was demobilised, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. Nettleton, Victoria Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SAYERS, E Seaman, RN

He joined in 1916, and in the same year went to sea. During his service he did duty on board HMS “Powerful” and “Shannon” and for a period of two years, he took part in important Naval operations with the Grand Fleet in the North Sea. He was demobilised in 1918, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 94 Commercial Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SAYERS, E Private, RAMC

He volunteered in August 1914, and was retained on important duties at various stations. Owing to medical unfitness he was unsuccessful in obtaining his transfer overseas, but throughout the war rendered valuable services with his unit. In 1920 he was still serving. 94 Commercial Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SCOREY, G Special War Worker

Throughout the whole period of the war he was engaged on work of National importance at Winchester and Calshot. His duties, which were in connection with the building of huts for Army use, were carried out in a very able manner. He rendered valuable services and gave up his work in October 1919. 25 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SEMPLE, TP Engineer, Merchant Service

He was in the Merchant Service at the outbreak of war, and was engaged in the transport of troops, food and munitions from America in the “Olympic.” He died on November 17th, 1915, from the effects of a chill caught whilst on service. He was entitled to the General Service and Mercantile Marine War Medals. “Olympic” Victoria Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SHERGOLD, FC Private, RMLI

He volunteered in November 1915 and was drafted to France, where he took part in many important engagements, including the Battles of the Somme. He was taken prisoner and held in captivity for twenty months. He was then repatriated and was discharged in May 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 35 White’s Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

SMALL, E Private, Devonshire Regiment

He was mobilised at the outbreak of the war and drafted to France in August 1914. He took part in the Battle of Mons and in several subsequent engagements before being transferred to Egypt. In this theatre of war he saw further heavy fighting and during his service overseas was wounded in action. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 33 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SMITH, C Private, MGC

He volunteered in August 1914, and on completing his training was drafted to France. In this theatre of war he took part in many engagements, including those of Ypres, Béthune, the Somme, Arras, Armentières, and Cambrai. He was discharged in February 1918 as unfit, and holds the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 28 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SMITH, M (Mrs) Special War Worker

During four years of the war this lady was engaged on work of National importance at Messrs Sanders’ Seaplane works in the Inspection Department. She rendered very valuable services and carried out her duties in a highly commendable manner. 28 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SMITH, TE Fireman and Greaser, Merchant Service

He volunteered in August 1914, and served in HMAS “Armadale Castle,” and “Gloucester Castle” in many waters. He was engaged on various important duties during the Dardanelles campaign and off Cape Town and elsewhere until February 1919, when he was demobilised. He holds the General Service and Mercantile Marine War Medals. 55 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SMITH, W Private, 12th (Prince of Wales’ Royal) Lancers

He volunteered in August 1914, and shortly afterwards proceeded to the Western Front. There he saw much heavy fighting, and after taking part in many important engagements, was severely wounded in action. He was in hospital in France and England, and in November 191? (text in book illegible - editor) was invalided out of the Service, holding the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 73 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants

SOLOMAN, AR Chief Petty Officer, RN, HMS “St Vincent”

Having already served twelve years in the Navy at the outbreak of war, he did important duty on board HM Ships “St Vincent,” “Barham,” and “Benbow,” and served in the North Sea with the Grand Fleet. He was mentioned in Dispatches for the part he played at the Battle of Jutland. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in February 1919. Broomhill, Thornhill Road, Bitterne, Hants.

SPENCER, H Sapper, RE

Already serving at the outbreak of war he was quickly drafted to France, where he took an important part with his unit in some of the severest fighting, including the Retreat from Mons and the Battles of Ypres, the Somme, and Cambrai, during which time he became badly gassed. He rendered excellent services, and on his return home was demobilised in 1919. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 64 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

STAFFORD, ET AB, RN, HMS “Revenge”

He joined in May 1917 and throughout the remaining period of hostilities was engaged on important patrol duties in the North Sea whilst on board HMS “Revenge.” In 1920 he was still serving with this vessel, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 123 Victoria Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STAFFORD, RW Butcher, Merchant Service

Volunteering in August 1914 he served throughout the war on board HMHS “Carisbrooke Castle.” This vessel was engaged on the transport of wounded from various theatre of war, and he rendered valuable services. He was demobilised in November 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 123 Victoria Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STAINER, V AB, RN, HMS “Triumph”

Already serving at the outbreak of war he proceeded in HMS “Triumph” to the Dardanelles, where he was in action on several occasions. Later he took a prominent part in the Battle of Jutland and an engagement off Zeebrugge, where he rendered valuable services, and was wounded by shrapnel. In 1920 he was still serving with the Royal Navy, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 5 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STICKLAND, CE L/Corporal, 1st Hampshire Regt

He was already in the Army at the outbreak of war, and was drafted to France in August 1914. He took part in the Battle of Mons, and was wounded and taken prisoner. During his long period of captivity he suffered many hardships and was finally repatriated and discharged in January 1920. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 5 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STICKLAND, E Private, 2nd Dorsetshire Regiment

Mobilised in August 1914 he was drafted to France, where he took part in the Battle of Mons. After being seriously wounded in this engagement he was retained on special duties with his unit until he was discharged in March 1918. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 21 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STICKLAND, FG L/Corporal, 2nd Hampshire Regt

Joining just previous to the outbreak of war, he was drafted to the Dardanelles in 1915 and was present during the fighting at Gallipoli, where he was wounded. He was later transferred to the Western Front, and took part in numerous battles and engagements in that theatre of war. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and in 1920 was still serving. 5 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STICKLAND, WJ L/Corporal, 1st Hampshire Regt

Already in the Army at the outbreak of hostilities, he was drafted to India, where he was engaged on important garrison duties. He was later transferred to the Dardanelles and took part in heavy fighting on that Peninsula. He was invalided home through severe wounds, and was discharged in March 1916, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and in 1920 was still serving. 5 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STOCKER, WGC Sergt, RAMC

Volunteering in August 1914 he was soon sent to France, where he was captured at Mons. Escaping, however he rejoined his unit, took part in several battles, and was wounded on the Somme. He was demobilised in September 1919, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 11 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Hants.

STONE, T Gunner, RFA

Volunteering in May 1915 he was sent to France in the same year and played an important part in the fighting on the Western Front during his service. He was demobilised in 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 40 Brook Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

STRIDE, WH Private, RASC

He volunteered in September 1914 and was immediately sent to France, where he was present at numerous battles and engagements, including those of the Somme, Ypres, and Cambrai, and was wounded in action. He also saw service in Egypt, and was demobilised in July 1919 holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 21 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STRUGNELL, CF Gunner, RFA

He volunteered in March 1915, and was sent to the Western Front, where he played an important part in many engagements. He was in action at Ypres, Cambrai, La Bassée and Nieport, was twice wounded, and was taken prisoner in March 1918. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in January 1919. 24 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

STRUGNELL, WT Gunner, RFA

Volunteering in October 1915 he was drafted to France in the following year, and took part in numerous engagements, including those of Ypres, La Bassée, Cambrai, and Nieport. He was wounded in action on two occasions, and was taken prisoner in 1918. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in January 1919. 24 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

TAYLOR, J Corporal, 14th Hampshire Regiment

Volunteering at the outbreak of war he was at once drafted to France, but was severely wounded whilst fighting with distinction in the Battle of Mons. After being in hospital at Birmingham and Southampton for some time he was discharged as unfit in April 1917, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 62 Whites Road, Bitterne, Hants.

THORN, A Private, Hampshire Regt, and MGC

He volunteered in 1914, and after a period of training was drafted to Mesopotamia. There he took part in many important engagements, and was wounded in action near Baghdad. He also saw service in Persia, and later in France, where he served with the MGC through many battles. He was demobilised in March 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 46Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

THORNE, E Greaser, Merchant Service

He volunteered in 1914, and served on board SS “Meakin” and “Verona” on the high seas. These vessels were engaged in transporting supplies to various Allied ports. He lost his life whilst in the “Verona” in the North Sea on February 24th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Mercantile Marine War Medals. 28 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

THORNE, G Stoker, RN

He was already in the Navy when war broke out in August 1914, and later served in HMS “Adamant,” “Prince George” and “Angler” and other vessels. He took part in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, and in the Dardanelles campaign and was also present at the capture of various ports on the coast of Salonika. He served in the North Sea and many other waters and was also engaged on convoy duties, escorting troopships from Canada and America. In February 1919 he was discharged, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 25 Balaclava Road, Bitterne, Hants.

THORNE, R Private, Devonshire Regiment

He joined in 1917, and after completing a period of training was engaged on important duties at various stations. Owing to ill-health, he was unable to obtain his transfer to the Front, but, nevertheless, rendered valuable services with his unit until discharged in 1918. 68 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

THORNE, RA 1st Class Stoker, RN

He joined in November 1917, and was posted to HMS “Swift,” in which ship he served with the Dover Patrol until after the cessation of hostilities. He frequently passed through mine infested areas and had many narrow escapes. He was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. Alverstone, Victoria Road, Bitterne, Southampton.

TONERI, LW Stoker, MMR, HMS “Cæsar”

He volunteered in November 1914, and first served on board HMS “Dundee,” which sank the German raider “Yarrowdale” off the Shetland Isles in March 1917. His boat was eventually torpedoed in the following September, and he then did duty in HMS “Cæsar” until the cessation of hostilities. He was demobilised in September 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 15 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

TRODD, ER Private, 1/5th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following November was sent to India. There he was engaged on garrison duties at various stations and also took part in the fighting on the North West Frontier. He returned home and was demobilised in November 1919, and holds the General Service, Victory, and Indian General Service Medal (with clasp, Afghanistan, NW Frontier 1919). 13 Commercial Street, Bitterne, Hants.

TRODD, G Private, 1/5th Hampshire Regiment and Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

He volunteered in July 1915, and in December of the same year was drafted to Mesopotamia, where he saw much active service. He took part in many important engagements until the cessation of hostilities and also suffered from malaria. He returned home in May 1920, and holds the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals. 13 Commercial Street, Bitterne, Hants.

TURNER, G Rifleman, Central Ontario Regiment (4th Canadian Mounted Rifles)

He volunteered in May 1915, and in the following year was drafted to France. There he saw much heavy fighting and was killed in action in June 1916. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. 33 Commercial Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WAKE, CH Private, RMLI

He was in the Red Marines at the outbreak of war and served in many ships throughout hostilities. He was engaged on important duties on board HM Ships “Good Hope” and “Minerva,” and was in HMS “Cornwallis” when she was torpedoed, but was fortunately rescued. In 1920 he was still at sea and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 13 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WAKE, EW Private, 5th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in August 1914, and was shortly afterwards drafted to India. During the whole period of war he was engaged on important garrison duty at various stations. After the cessation of hostilities he returned home and was demobilised in October 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 13 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WAREHAM, SG Private, Hampshire Regiment

He joined in January 1917, and shortly afterwards was drafted to Mesopotamia, where he saw much active service. After taking part in many important engagements he was in hospital for six months suffering from jaundice. He was sent to India for convalescence and finally returned home for demobilisation in January 1920, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 36 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WARNES, G Sergt, RFA

He volunteered in August 1914, and was engaged on important duties in England until drafted to the Western Front. There he took part in many important engagements in various sectors, and was wounded in action. He was invalided home and was for a time in hospital at Woolwich. In 1920 he was still with his unit, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 38 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WATSON, D Private, 2/5th Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in August 1914, and was shortly afterwards drafted to India. There he was engaged on important garrison duties for some time and later was transferred to Egypt. In this seat of war he took part in many engagements, including the Capture of Jerusalem. He returned home in 1919, and was demobilised in February, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 20 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WATTON, L Chief Petty Officer, RN

He had previously served for twenty five years when war broke out and throughout hostilities was engaged in HMS “Irresistible” and “Renown” on the high seas. He took part in the campaign in the Dardanelles and saw active service in the North Sea. He was on board the “Irresistible” when she was sunk at the Battle of the Narrows in March 1915, but was fortunately rescued by a passing steamer. In 1920 he was still at sea and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 67 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WATTON, RET Driver, RFA

He was mobilised in August 1914 and almost immediately drafted to the Western Front. There he took part in many important engagements, including the Battles of Mons, Ypres, and the Somme, and suffered very severely from shell-shock. He was invalided home and discharged in October 1918 and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 81 High Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WELLS, GF Private, Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in 1914, and shortly afterwards proceeded to France, where he saw active service on various sectors of the Front. He took part in many important engagements until the cessation of hostilities, and in 1919 returned to England, and was demobilised. He holds the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 35 Inkerman Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WHITE, CT Special War Worker

Throughout the whole period of war he rendered valuable services as a carpenter and joiner at Messrs Harland and Wolff’s, Southampton. He was engaged on important duties at the docks, where he repaired damaged vessels and fitted up hospital ships and torpedo boats. He carried out his responsible duties in a very skilful manner. 18 Pound Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WHITE, PT 1st Class Stoker, Royal Navy, HMS “Ithuriel”

He joined in March 1916, and was engaged on patrol and other duties off the coast of Scotland, and in the North Sea. He was also in many other waters and served in HMS “Ithuriel” throughout. He was demobilised in February 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 29 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WHITLOCK, B Corporal, 15th Hampshire Regt

He volunteered in September 1914, and in January 1916 was sent to the Western Front. There he took part in severe fighting at Nieuport and Dixmude, and also served through the Battles of the Somme, Messines and Ypres. Later he was transferred to Italy and there saw active service on the Piave and at various other places and also served in the General Headquarters Instruction School. He was demobilised on his return home in March 1920, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 36 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Hants.

WHITLOCK, F Sergt, 2nd Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in January 1915, and after a period of service in England was drafted to France, where he did important duty with his unit. After the Armistice he went with the Army of Occupation to the Rhine and was eventually demobilised in March 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 90 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WINTER, L Seaman, Merchant Service

Joining in 1916, the whole period of his service was spent in the performance of important duties in the transportation of troops to and from the Western Front. After rendering excellent services in many ways he returned home for demobilisation in 1919, and holds the Mercantile Marine and General Service Medals. East View House, 5 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WITHERS, A Stoker, RN, HMS “Furious”

He had already served in the Royal Navy for nine years at the outbreak of hostilities, and was immediately posted to HMS “Furious” for duty with the Grand Fleet. He took part in most of the important Naval actions, and was present at the Battle of Jutland. He rendered excellent services, and was still in his ship in 1920, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 39 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WITHERS, AV Private, Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in September 1914, and after a short period of training he was drafted to the Dardanelles where he performed good work with his unit. Transferred later to the Western Front he took part in many important engagements until killed. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 39 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WITHERS, B Corporal, Grenadier Guards

A time-serving soldier at the outbreak of hostilities he was quickly drafted to the Western Front, where he took an important part with his unit in some of the severest fighting, being wounded on three different occasions. At the cessation of hostilities he crossed into Germany with the Army of Occupation, and remained there until his demobilisation in January 1920. He holds the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 39 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WOODFORD, FC Gunner, RFA

He joined in October 1916, and was soon sent to the Western Front, where he took an important part in the fighting and was severely wounded. He was demobilised in March 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals. 14 Maytree Road, Bitterne, Hants.

WOODS, GN Private, 2nd Hampshire Regiment

Volunteering in August 1914, he took part in the landing at the Dardanelles and served through the whole campaign. Later he was sent to France and there saw much heavy fighting. Whilst overseas he was wounded on two occasions. He was demobilised in March 1919, and holds the Queen’s and King’s South African Medals, the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 83 Chapel Street, Bitterne, Hants.

YOUNG, C Private, Hampshire Regiment

Volunteering in December 1914, he was sent to the Western Front on completion of a period of training. After seeing much active service in this theatre of war he was transferred to Salonika, and there took part in much of the fighting on the Macedonian Front. He also served for a time in Russia, and was twice wounded whilst overseas. After the cessation of hostilities he returned home, and in 1920 was still serving with his unit in Ireland holding the General Service and Victory Medals. 31 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

YOUNG, H (Miss) Special War Worker

In January 1915 this lady started work at the Government Roller Mills, Woolston, where she was engaged on important and responsible duties in connection with the output of munitions of war. She rendered very valuable services until the cessation of hostilities in November 1918. 31 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.

YOUNG, JC Private, Hampshire Regiment

He volunteered in September 1914, and shortly afterwards proceeded to the East, where he saw active service at the Persian Gulf. Later he transferred to the Dardanelles and lost his life when the “Royal Edward” was sunk in the Ægean Sea on August 14th, 1915. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 31 White’s Road, Bitterne, Hants.