There are nearly 70 war graves in Horsham, mostly at the Hills Cemetery. Here is the information for Charles Parker through to Alfred Woodward plus some others which have been not see simple to categorise. The links to the other pages are on the Hills Cemetery feature.

Click on the casualty’s name to go to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission page for that person. Click on the photo for a full sized image of the gravestone.

Charles Frederick Parker

C F Parker

  • Name: PARKER, CHARLES FREDERICK
  • Initials: C F
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Private
  • Regiment/Service: The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
  • Unit Text: 4th Bn.
  • Age: 27
  • Date of Death: 24/08/1916
  • Service No: 1772
  • Additional information: Son of George and Emily Parker, of 42, Park Terrace East, Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 257.

Stanley Payne

S Payne

  • Name: PAYNE, STANLEY
  • Initials: S
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Flying Officer (Pilot)
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit Text: 129 Sqdn.
  • Age: 24
  • Date of Death: 17/06/1944
  • Service No: 158325
  • Additional information: Son of Frederick and Marion Payne; husband of Peggy Mary Payne, of Wood Green, Middlesex.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: Block U. Grave 398.

William Charles Robert Pearson

Gravestone not yet found

  • Name: PEARSON, WILLIAM CHARLES ROBERT
  • Initials: W C R
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
  • Age: 20
  • Date of Death: 21/08/1942
  • Service No: 574943
  • Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Pearson, of Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: Block T. Grave 146.

Edward Cecil Philcox

E C Philcox

  • Name: PHILCOX, EDWARD CECIL
  • Initials: E C
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Serjeant
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Sussex Regiment
  • Unit Text: 4th Bn.
  • Age: 34
  • Date of Death: 05/02/1941
  • Service No: 6396167
  • Additional information: Son of Walter Wallace Philcox and Elizabeth Lucy Philcox; husband of Alice Matilda Philcox, of Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: Block T. Grave 147.

Thomas Smart

T Smart

  • Name: SMART, THOMAS
  • Initials: T
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Serjeant
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
  • Age: 32
  • Date of Death: 27/04/1920
  • Service No: 126960
  • Additional information: Husband of M. M. G. Smart, of 2, Barttelot Rd., Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: N. 83.

J S Smith

J S Smith

  • Name: SMITH
  • Initials: J S
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit Text: C Bty. 86th Bde.
  • Age: 31
  • Date of Death: 03/02/1919
  • Service No: 38478
  • Additional information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth Smith; husband of Evelyn May Smith, of 47, Park St., Horsham. Born at Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: J. 32.

Wilfred John Snelling

W J Snelling

  • Name: SNELLING, WILFRED JOHN
  • Initials: W J
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
  • Unit Text: H.M.S. Excellent.
  • Age: 22
  • Date of Death: 24/11/1919
  • Service No: J/22256
  • Additional information: Son of Mrs. Snelling, of I, Rose Cottage, Swindon Rd., Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 326.

Henry Herbert Sullivan

H H Sullivan

  • Name: SULLIVAN, HENRY HERBERT
  • Initials: H H
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
  • Unit Text: H.M.S. Arethusa.
  • Age: 39
  • Date of Death: 06/03/1920
  • Service No: 183896
  • Additional information: Son of Jeremiah and Emily Sullivan; husband of Elizabeth Sullivan, of 41, Springfield Rd., Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 244.

Jack William Jesse Taylor

J W J Taylor

  • Name: TAYLOR, JACK WILLIAM JESSE
  • Initials: J W J
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • Age: 23
  • Date of Death: 22/03/1943
  • Service No: 6400703
  • Additional information: Son of Alfred Jesse and Rose Annie Isabel Taylor, of Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: Block P. Grave 154.

Alex Turner

A Turner

  • Name: TURNER, ALEX
  • Initials: A
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Regiment/Service: Hertfordshire Regiment
  • Unit Text: 1st/1st Bn.
  • Age: 25
  • Date of Death: 31/08/1918
  • Service No: 265555
  • Additional information: Son of J. A. Turner and Annie Turner, of 184, New St., Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: N. 35.

Sidney Joseph Tye

S J Tye

  • Name: TYE, SIDNEY JOSEPH
  • Initials: S J
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Signalman
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Corps of Signals
  • Unit Text: 47th Div. Sigs.
  • Age: 38
  • Date of Death: 05/11/1941
  • Service No: 310524
  • Additional information: Son of Amos and Sally Tye; husband of Marjorie Clara Tye, of Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: Block U. Grave 272.

A W White

A W White

  • Name: WHITE
  • Initials: A W
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Age: 24
  • Date of Death: 17/11/1919
  • Service No: 120618
  • Additional information: Son of Mrs. J. White, of 29, Trafalgar Rd., Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 349.

George Whitehead

G Whitehead

  • Name: WHITEHEAD, GEORGE
  • Initials: G
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
  • Age: 31
  • Date of Death: 17/02/1941
  • Service No: 1642589
  • Additional information: Son of George and Louisa M. Whitehead, of Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: Block S. Grave 196.

M Wickham

M Wickham

  • Name: WICKHAM
  • Initials: M
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Private
  • Regiment/Service: Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit Text: 1st Bn. The Liverpool Scottish
  • Date of Death: 17/07/1941
  • Service No: 2931706
  • Additional information: Husband of Joan Eileen Wickham, of Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: Block D. Grave 9.

Arthur Oliver Woods

A O Woods

  • Name: WOODS, ARTHUR OLIVER
  • Initials: A O
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Regiment/Service: Canadian Garrison Artillery
  • Unit Text: 98th Bty.
  • Age: 23
  • Date of Death: 04/01/1916
  • Service No: 92999
  • Additional information: Son of Joseph Oliver Woods and Ada Woods, of 33, Lacy Rd., Putney, London, England.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: I. 173.

For the three casualties listed below there is no further information on the CWGC site and so their full details are listed below them:

H F Chatten

C Hatten

  • H F Chatten
  • Serjeant CHATTEN , H F
  • Unit: 2nd Bn.
  • Regiment: Coldstream Guards
  • Service No: 6778
  • Date of Death: 29 May 1913
  • Buried in: HORSHAM (HILLS) CEMETERY
  • United Kingdom
  • Plot J Grave 130.

 

M L Philcox

Grave not yet found

  • M L Philcox 
  • Senior Aircraftman PHILCOX , M L
  • Regiment: Royal Air Force
  • Service No: 5011027
  • Date of Death: 20 May 1958
  • Buried in: HORSHAM (HILLS) CEMETERY
  • United Kingdom
  • Plot T Grave 125.

Manoel De Matos

M D Matos

  • Manoel De Matos
  • Soldier DE MATOS, MANOEL
  • Regiment: Portuguese Army
  • Date of Death: 1 September 1918 – 30 September 1918
  • Buried in: HORSHAM (HILLS) CEMETERY
  • United Kingdom
  • Plot E. Grave 62.

 


 

The casualty listed below is buried at the Denne Road Cemetery:

Ralph William Russell

R W Russell

  • Name: RUSSELL, RALPH WILLIAM
  • Initials: R W
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Private
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Sussex Regiment
  • Unit Text: 3rd Bn.
  • Age: 34
  • Date of Death: 14/04/1918
  • Service No: 203197
  • Additional information: Son of William Smart Russell and Caroline Russell; husband of Ethel Russell, of 15, Albion Terrace, Horsham. Born at Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 115.

The casualties listed below are buried at the Roffey Cemetery, opposite the All Saints Church:

Herbert James Bailey

Gravestone not found

  • Name: BAILEY, HERBERT JAMES
  • Initials: H J
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Artificer 2nd Class
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
  • Unit Text: H.M.S. Acasta.
  • Age: 27
  • Date of Death: 31/05/1916
  • Service No: M/1019
  • Additional information: Son of Charles Bailey and Caroline Elizabeth Bailey, of 108, Crawley Rd., Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 144.

F Davies

F Davies

  • Name: DAVIES
  • Initials: F
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
  • Unit Text: 1st Provisional Coy.
  • Date of Death: 03/10/1919
  • Service No: 610410
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 94.

Leslie George Elcome

Gravestone not found

  • Name: ELCOME, LESLIE GEORGE
  • Initials: L G
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
  • Unit Text: 408 Bty., 53 (5th Bn. The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Searchlight Regt.
  • Age: 42
  • Date of Death: 07/11/1947
  • Service No: 14564984
  • Additional information: Son of George and Catherine Elcome, of Roffey, Horsham; husband of Alice May Elcome, of Roffey, Horsham.
  • Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
  • Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. G. Grave 55.

  1. Thomas T Adams through to Charlie Chantler
  2. Reginald Chart through to James Humphreys
  3. T H Jupp through to Hector Olley
  4. Charles Parker through to Alfred Woodward
  5. Others, foot of page four
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