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Ash Vale School Roll of Honour

The Aldershot News of 12 February 1915 printed an Ash Vale School Great War Roll of Honour: 35 old boys and evening class students had enlisted. The nine marked with * would be killed.

Walter Tomkins - Royal Navy
Albert George Williams* - Royal Navy
William Timms - HMS Orion
John Niblett - HMS Invincible
James Voice* - HMS Alsatian
Edward P Young* - HMS Iron Duke
Robert G Hacken* - (RMLI) HMS Hampshire
Richard Boraman* - (RMLI) HMS Hampshire
Pte Fred Hastings - 1st Hampshire Regiment
Pte George Read - 4th Hampshire Regiment
Lance-Corporal Harry Taylor*- 87th Royal Irish Fusiliers
Pte Stanley E Crafer - 6th Royal West Surrey Regiment
Pte Fred Pearce - 5th Royal West Surrey Regiment
Pte A Williams - 2nd Royal West Surrey Regiment
Cpl Arthur Thompkins* - 2nd Wiltshire Regiment
Pte George Thompkins* - 1st Rifle Brigade
Pte W Nash - 2nd Royal West Surrey Regiment
Dmr Thomas Garnett - 2nd Grenadier Guards
Pte Joseph Barlow - 4th Hampshire Regirment
1st Air Mechanic CV Moore - RFC
1st Air Mechanic S Bateman - RFC
1st Air Mechanic William Jinman RFC
Corporal Harold Raycroft - RFC
Boy Robert Backshall - RFC
1st Air Mechanic John Woodley - RFC
Pte F Smith - Hampshire Brigade ASC
Pte Howard Smith - Hampshire Brigade ASC
Pte LW Smith* - 2nd Royal West Surrey Regiment
Pte William Parker - RFA
Pte William Harris - AOC
Pte William Carrington - ASC
Class at Ash Vale School

Also included were various instructors at the school and scouts, who had rejoined their regiments:

Sgt John Turner - 1st Scots Guards - who had been mentioned in despatches
Sgt W Stevens - RFA
Sgt PR Marsh - Army Gymnasium Staff
Sgt Matthew Field - 5th Royal West Surrey Regiment
The roll of honour was to be framed and hung in the main hall of the school.

Ash War Memorial

The Memorial to the Men of Ash Vale in St Mary's Church

Ash Vale School Memorial

Some Memories of 50 Years Ash Vale Primary School 1909-1959

 


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