Tillington War Memorials

1914 - 1919

To the Glory of God and in Memory of the Men of this Parish who fell in The Great War whose names are inscribed on the Brasses in the Church

Basil H Barrington-Kennett G Gds  
Victor A Barrington-Kennett R A F  
Aubrey H Barrington-Kennett Oxf L I  
Alfred Bailey R Sussex  
Alfred Bartlett R Sussex  
Percy C Boxall R A F  
William Bryder R Sussex  
Harold G Budd Canadian Forces  
William Butt R Sussex  
Thomas Bridgewater R Sussex  
Arthur J Bridger Sherwood Fors  
Thomas D Daniels R Fusiliers  
William Duck Sussex Yeomanry  
Joseph Dummer R F A  
Charles Edwicker E Surrey Regt  
Wilfred Everley R F A  
John W Grice Military Police  
George Hills 1st Life Gds  
Charles Judge R Sussex  
George Peacock Loyal N Lancs


William Pellett R G A  
E Reginald Pratt R Sussex  
Frederick Scutt R Sussex  
Charles H Stoner R Sussex  
William Stoner C Guards  
George Summersell R Sussex  
William M Wadey R Sussex  
Alfred Wilson R Sussex  
Thomas Woolford R Sussex  
Percy M Yeatman R N A S  
In Proud Thanksgiving, We Will Remember Them 
1939 - 1945
James David Boxall R A F  
Percy Wyndham Boxall R Sx  
Walter Leslie Carver R A F  
Ernest George Loader R H A  
Cicely Ann Mitford V A D  
Alan Smith R Sx  
Richard Hugh Lee Spooner H M S Penelope  
The Leaves of the Tree were for the Healing of the Nations

Private Memorials on the church walls

To the glorious memory of my dear husband Charles Edgar Andrew Wilson BA, MB, B Ch Oxon, who in 1916 gave up his practice in this neighbourhood to volunteer for active service and as Temp. Captain R.A.M.C. Attd 9th Rifle Brigade died on April 8th 1918 from wounds received near St Quentin on March 28th. Aged 41. He lies in a soldier's grave at Etretat, France.

"One who never turned his back but marched breast forward. Never doubted clouds would break.
Never dreamed though right were worsted, wrong would triumph. Held we fall to rise. Are baffled to fight better, Sleep to Wake"

Charles served, as you can see from the memorial in the RAMC and died aged 41. He was the son of The Rev. Alfred Wilson MA, vicar of Bedford Park, Chiswick born in 1844 and Fanny. Fanny had been born in Mauritius in 1849. Charles had married Mary Barnes Mein in the Newcastle Reg District in the summer of 1908. The couple later living in The North House, Petworth. In the Medical Registers, Charles in 1903 gave his address as the Vicarage, Bedford Park, Chiswick. He had qualified as a surgeon in 1902 from Univ. Oxfd. 1907 sees him living at 8 Abingdon Gds, Kensingotn, London and by 1911 he is living in Petworth. The 1911 census gives his place of birth as Hammersmith and his wifes' as Low Fell, by this time they have a child, Richard and 3 servants, all living at Church Hill, North St, Petworth.

Sacred to the Memory of Lieut John Ayling of the 40th Regt., Slain in the trenches before Badajos on the night of the 6th April 1812 aged 23 years.

Jesus saith: thy brother shall rise again

A M D G In Memory of William Kenyon Mitford of Pitshill, Esquire. CM G : C V O: K St J J 8th Hussars. Born 1857 Died 1943. Served in Afghanistan, S Africa & France. Hon. Corps of Gentleman at Arms 1900 - 39. A D C to King Edward V11 & King George V
Requiescat in Pace 

To the Memory of:
Henry Booker - 95 Regiment 
James Bridger }  6th Dragoons
John Tribe      } 
Alfred Tribe - Coldstream Gds

Who persished in the Wars of The Crimea in 1855 
This record of their names is dedicated by some of their Fallen Parisioners in Testimony of their gallant Deeds in the service of their Country
They died men shall live 



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