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1914-1918
Charles Nesfield Andrewes
Frederick Balchin
Henry Bennett
Charles Bradford
William Burgess
Arthur Chessall
James Compton
Aldwyn Custance
Charles Deacon
Frank Eames
George Fuggles
Isaac Gratwicke
Peter Gratwicke
Alfred Hide
Charles Howell
John Huntley
Arthur Kennard
Henry Kensett
Sidney Kensett
Bernard Laker
Frederick Laker
Frederick Lewry
Philip Mitchell
Thomas Owen
William Parsons
Charles Rapley
Charles Roberts
Arthur Rush
William Sayers
Alec Shoubridge
Thomas Shoubridge
Frank Simmons
James Standing
Albert Welcome
Frederick Whitner
James Willis

1939-1945
Frederick Boniface
Charles Bourne
Alexander Buller
John Corbet-Ward
Richard Corbet-Ward
Alfred Godward
Norman Gratwicke
Vivian Hughes
Harry Jones
Charles Knight
Frank Knight
John Lawson
Lawrence Moore
James Steadman
Herbert Turk
Charles Wieland
Richard Wykes


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Southwater War Memorial

1914-1918

Name Sydney KENSETT
Regiment Private SD/699 Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Battalion
Died 3rd September 1916. Killed in Action
Age 28
Cemetery Thiepval Memorial, FRANCE Pier and Face 7 C
This memorial bears the names of 72,000 men killed in the Somme sector, of which 90% were killed in the 1916 battle.
Family Sydney was baptised at Shipley on 9th December 1888, the son of wheelwright Reuben Kensett and his wife Rose Laker from Old House, Brooks Green. As a widow Rose married Raymond Laker and moved to Trawlers Farm, Southwater.
Items returned to his mother, the executor of his will were :
Belt, rifle cover, coloured scarf, letters, scissors, ourse, Arabic book and a military book.


Thiepval Memorial, FRANCE


Trawlers Farm, Shipley