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1914

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  June 28  Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
  August 04 Great Britain declares war on Germany
  August 12 Private William Rose, 1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR). Arrives in France.
Private Frank Sellings, 1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR). Arrives in France.
  August 13 Private Frederick Aylwin. 1st Bn South Wales Borderers. Arrives in France.
Rifleman Charles Barnett.1st Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps. Arrives in France
  August 22 British Expeditionary Force completes arrival in France.
  August 23 Battle of Mons.
  September 05 Battle of the Marne.

September 26 Private Frederick Aylwin. 1st Bn South Wales Borderers. Killed in Action above the River Aisne (France).
  October 06 Captain Raymond Heath, 1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR) arrives in France.
  October 19 First Battle of Ypres commences.
  October 21 Captain Raymond Heath, 1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR) Wounded in Action, Ypres.

November 02 Rifleman Charles Barnett. 1st Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in Action on the Menin Road near Gheluvelt, near Ypres (Belgium)
  November 22 First Battle of Ypres closes.

November 23 Private Timothy Benjamin Woodley,  2nd Bn Border Regiment, Died of Wounds in hospital, Wimereux, (France).
  December 17 Private Victor Lawrence, 1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR) arrives in France.
       

1915

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January 01 Able Seaman Oliver Tidy, HMS Formidable. Killed in Action when Formidable was torpedoed off Start Point.
  January 14 Private Alfred Tidy, 2nd Bn East Surrey Regiment. Arrives in France.
  January 26 Captain Evelyn Webb. 3rd Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps. Arrives in France

February 14 Private Alfred Tidy, 2nd Bn East Surrey Regiment. Killed in Action near Ypres, (Belgium).
  March 10 Battle of Neuve Chappelle (France) commences.
  March 11 Captain Euston Sartorius. 1st Bn The Grenadier Guards. Seriously wounded at the Battle of Neuve Chappelle (France).
  March 13 Battle of Neuve Chappelle (France) closes.

April 05 Captain Euston Sartorius. 1st Bn The Grenadier Guards. Died in Boulogne of Wounds sustained at the Battle of Neuve Chappelle (France).
  April 22 Second Battle of Ypres commences. Germans use poisonous gas offensively for the first time. 
  May 15 Battle of Festubert commences.

May 16 Private George Eldridge, 2nd Bn The Queen's (RWSR) Killed in Action at the Battle of Festubert (France)
  May 25 Battle of Festubert closes.
Captain Evelyn Webb. 3rd Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps. Wounded in Action in Second Battle of Ypres, (Belgium).
  June 01 Private Harry Kilhams, 8th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Arrives in France..
  June 02 Lance Corporal Frank Dedman, 6th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Arrives in France
  August 06 Gallipoli Campaign opens.
  August 09 Captain William Frecheville, 12th Field Company, Royal Engineers, Wounded in Action, Hooge, near Ypres, (Belgium).
  August 13 Pte Harry Duffell, DCM MM, 8th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), later 2nd Bn Royal Irish Regiment, Arrives in France.
  August 31 L/Cpl William Haffenden, 8th Bn The Queen's (RWSR) Arrives in France.




 

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Battle of Loos commences. British use poisonous gas offensively for the first time. 
Captain Raymond Heath, 2nd Bn The Queen's (RWSR) Killed in Action at the Battle of Loos (France)
L/Cpl William Haffenden, 8th Bn The Queen's (RWSR) Killed in Action at the Battle of Loos (France)
Private Joseph Parsons,  1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR) Killed in Action at the Battle of Loos (France)
Private Victor Lawrence, 1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR) Killed in Action at the Battle of Loos (France)
Private Frank Sellings, 1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR). Wounded in Action at the Battle of Loos (France).

October 01 Sergeant Samuel Randall, Army Veterinary Corps attached RFA, Killed in Action at the Battle of Loos (France)
  October 15 Battle of Loos closes.

October 20 L/Corporal Edward Whitty, 7th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Killed by a mine explosion near Fricourt, Somme, (France).
  December 19 Private Urban Carpenter. 11th (Pioneer) Bn Hampshire Regiment. Arrives in France.

1916

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  January 21 Private Alfred Etherington, 29th Bn Canadian Infantry, Arrives in France

January 30 Gunner Robert Dodman, 28th Div. Ammunition Park, Royal Field Artillery, Drowned at Le Havre (France)
  February 02 Conscription begins in Great Britain. Applied to single men between 18 and 41 years of age.
  February 21 Battle of Verdun commences.
  April 06 Private Alfred Etherington, 29th Bn Canadian Infantry, Wounded in Action, St Eloi, (Belgium).
  May 03 Conscription in Great Britain extended to married men.
  July 01 Battle of the Somme commences.

July 03 Private Frederick Killick,  1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Killed in Action, Nr Loos, (France).

July 06 Private Thomas Elliott, 1st Bn Coldstream Guards. Killed in Action near Ypres (Belgium).

July 23 Captain Evelyn Webb. 2nd Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in Action at Pozieres in the Battle of the Somme (France).
  September 15 First use of tanks by British forces on the Somme.

November 03 Private Albert Killick,  1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Killed in Action, Somme, (France).

November
 
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Battle of the Somme closes.
Private John Scammell, 7th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Killed in Action, Somme, (France).

December 05 Lance Corporal Frank Dedman, 6th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Killed in Action near Arras, (France).
  December 07 Lloyd George becomes Prime Minister.
  December 28 Allied forces evacuate Gallipoli.

1917

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January 04 Private Urban Carpenter. 11th (Pioneer) Bn Hampshire Regiment. Killed in Action.

January 19 Samuel Saunders. Munitions worker, Killed in the Silvertown Explosion, London.

February 17 Lance Sergeant Lionel Walker, 22nd Bn Royal Fusiliers, Killed in Action on the Somme, (France)

February 24 Private George Denyer, 10th Bn The Queen's (RWSR)<Killed in Action>
  February 27 Sergeant James Dedman, 7th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Wounded in Action and taken Prisoner on the Somme (24th-27th February)

March 23 Private Albert Stemp, 15th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Died of Illness, St Pol, (France)
  March 24 Shoesmith Ernest Smithers, 21st Lancers, Wounded, Somme, (France).

March 25 Shoesmith Ernest Smithers, 21st Lancers, Died of Wounds, Somme, (France).
  April 06 America declares war on Germany.
  April 09 Battle of Arras commences


April
 
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Private Thomas Gravett, 2nd Bn Royal Fusiliers, Killed in Action, Arras, (France).
Private Charles Tudor, 7th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Died of Wounds, Somme (France).

May 13 Private Albert Sellings, Royal Engineers. Died of Illness in Ewhurst.

May 16 Private Harry Kilhams, 8th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Killed in Action near Ypres (Belgium).
  June 07 Battle of Messines Ridge commences.

June 13 Gunner William Doherty, 4th Reserve Bde, Royal Field Artillery, Died of illness in UK.
  June 25 First American troops arrive in France.
  July 31 Third Battle of Ypres commences.

August 28 Sergeant James Dedman, 7th Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Died of Wounds as a Prisoner of War, Germany.

October 05 Private William Childs,  2nd Bn The Queen's (RWSR), Killed in Action, Nr Ypres, (Belgium).
  November 04 Private Thomas Duffield, 21st West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), arrives in France.
  November 06 Third Battle of Ypres closes with the capture of Passchendaele village.
  November 20 Battle of Cambrai commences.
  December 09 Allied forces capture Jerusalem.


December
 
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Private Thomas Duffield, 21st West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), Died of Wounds, Arras, (France).
Private Nelson Whitty, 12th Bn, Somerset Light Infantry,Killed in Action, whilst entering Jerusalem.

1918

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January 26 Sergeant George Ransom, 16th (The Queen's) Lancers. Died of Illness whilst in hospital in Epsom
  February 25 Food rationing begins in Great Britain.
  March 21 Germans commence Spring Offensive along 50 mile front.

March 22 Private Albert Buck The Queen's (RWSR) Transferred to (67257) 146th Company Labour Corps. Killed in Action. Arras

March 24 Corporal Thomas Mathew 20th Bn Durham Light Infantry, Died of Wounds. France
  March 27 Captain William Frecheville, 74th Field Company, Royal Engineers, Wounded in Action, Hamel, (France).
  March 28 L/Cpl Frank Jenkins, 91st Field Company, Royal Engineers, Died of wounds, Duisans, near Arras (France).
  April 04 German  Spring Offensive halted at Villers-Bretonneux, near Amiens.

August 09 Private Alfred Etherington, 29th Bn Canadian Infantry, Killed in Action, France

August 21 L/Cpl Harry Duffell, DCM MM, 2nd Bn Royal Irish Regiment, Killed in Action, near Bapaume, (France).

September 29 Allied forces attack the Hindenburg Line
Private Alfred Jenkins, 16th Bn Royal Sussex Regiment, Died of Wounds, Doingt, (France)
  November 11 Armistice signed, general cease fire at 11am.

November 12 Private Alfred Wallis, 51st Bn Royal Sussex Regiment. Died in hospital in Thetford, aged 18

1919 and Onwards

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Jun 1919 01
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Private Daniel Newman, 13th Kensington Bn The London Regiment. Died of Illness, Hove, England.
Treaty of Varsailles signed.

Oct 1919 04 Private Frank Sellings, The Queen's (RWSR).  Died of Wounds. Ewhurst, Surrey.

Jan 1920 09 Captain William Frecheville, Royal Engineers, British Military Mission. Executed after capture by Bolshevist forces. Russia.

Feb 1920 08 Charles Westbrook, Died in Ewhurst from wounds incurred during the war.
  Nov 1920   Remembrance Sunday, Ewhurst War Memorial Dedication Service

Oct 1921 10 Private William Rose, 1st Bn The Queen's (RWSR).  Died from illness incurred as a Prisoner of War. Ewhurst, Surrey.
       
 

Andrew Bailey, Ewhurst, Surrey
andy@ewhurstfallen.co.uk
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