Report: War records

         Description: These relate mainly to the first and second world wars. Several family members were also conscientious objectors.

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# Name eventdate eventplace Info
1 Charles Cotton  From 1845 to 1854  United Kingdom   Merchant Navy  
2 Edwin Roland Sarah  From 1914 to 1918  at sea   Service in Royal Navy aboard the Rosemary and the Iris 
3 Walter Broughton Sizer  From 1914 to 1917    Trooper in Household Batallion. Badge Number: 61462 Piece: 2958 War medal awarded for service from 2 Dec 1914 to 2 Oct 1917 when he was 21 years old.
Discharge due to wounds. Silver war badge 261462 
4 Herbert Hensler  From 1914 to 1920    Soldier Number: 64303, Rank: Private, Corps: Durham Light Infantry. Soldier Number: 20023, Rank: Private, Corps: Labour Corps. Archive Reference WO372/9. Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards 
5 Charles Hensler  From 1914 to 1915  Gallipoli, Turkey   served with the 4th Australian Infantry Battalion as a lance corporal. Killed in action. See the Roll of Honour 
6 William (Henry) Sarah  From 1914 to 1918  HMS Vivid   Served as Dresser (Listed as "Mr. W.H. SARRA"), First British Field Hospital in Belgium 1914. 1914 Star issued to Party 19/1/1923. Promoted to Surgeon Lieutenant on 26 Aug 1916 whilst serving on HMS Vivid.  
7 William Rufus Hunnisett  From 1914 to 1919    Sergeant in 23 London Regiment, 1st Cambridge Regiment
Awarded Victory Medal and British War Medal 
8 Charles Hensler  20 Oct 1914  Sydney, Australia   Embarked on TRANSPORT A14, Euripides as member of 4th Infantry Battalion.
Single labourer age 33
Next of kin: Mrs Moss, 103 Fairfield-street, London EC 
9 William John Moss  From 1915 to 1916  Dogger Bank, English Channel   ADM 188/924/28669
Seaman on board minesweeper, HMS Arabis. Killed in action. 
10 Walter Tremain  From 1915 to 1917  Sommes, France   Sergeant in the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion, service no 126322
The batallion fought in the Somme and Ypres. Died of wounds in 3rd Western Genetral Hospital, Cardiff 
11 Vincent Foskett Sizer  1915    Lieutenant in the Royal Navy (RN Reserve) 
12 Joseph Tremain  From 1916  Sommes, France   signed up 7 Jul 1916 Service number: 126247
Lance Corporal In the : 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Batalion. No: 126247
died of wounds 10 Aug 1918 SW Shldr 
13 Herbert Spencer Jackson  From 1916 to 1919    Served in Red Cross/St Johns Ambulance Brigade, 17 Apr 1916 to Jan 1919 
14 John Thomas Leonard Sarah  1916  Flanders, Belgium   Lieutenant, 31st Bn. Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment) 
15 Edward William Hughes  1917  Belgium   Private in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action and commemorated in the Tyne Cot Memorial. 
16 Charles James Slocombe  1918  Palestine   Private, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 1/4th Battalion.. Service no 35741.
He was a lorry driver and when they came under fire he quickly pushed his mates under the lorry for cover. Being the last one under he caught a bullet which bounced off a nearby rock, killing him outright. 
17 William John Moss  1920    Service number 733468 unconfirmed 
18 William Charles Sarra  Between 1940 and 1945  Italy   Fleet Air Arm pilot, including strikes on Italian battle fleet at Taranto in 1940 as part of 815 Naval Air Squadron. Shot down over Valona in April 1941 and taken prisoner. P.O.W. Camp number 35, Certosa di Padula Monastery, near Salerno, postal mark number 3400
Twice mentioned in dispatches. Served on HMS Illustrious and 815 squadron as sub lieutenant. 
19 Walter Jack Runciman  From 1941 to 1947  Europe   With Royal New Zealand Air Force, promoted to Squadron Leader in 1944. Awarded DFM (1942), MID (1944), AFC (1946). 
20 Vincent Foskett Sizer  1942  SS Corchester   MBE awarded 20 Jan 1942
Also Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct 17 Feb 1942 
21 Donald Charles Edwin Sibthorpe  8 Mar 1942  Java   Served as a signalman in Java in the Second World War fighting against the Japanese. He was capture on 8 Mar 1942 and died of malaria in a prison camp on 27 Aug 1942  

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