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Joseph H. S


Joseph H. S---? is commemorated on the Palmer Cenotaph (north face) Jarrow. With the names of those who worked at the Jarrow Shipyard, can anyone help with further information?


Pte. Samuel Sabongidda

West African Frontier Force 3rd Btn. Nigerian Regiment

(d.27th Jul 1917)

Samuel Sabongidda served with the 3rd Battalion, Nigerian Regiment, West African Frontier Force during WW1. He was executed for violence on the 27th July 1917. His name is on the Calabar Memorial in Nigeria.


Pte. Frank Sadd

British Army 5th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment

from:Bradford on Avon


Lottie Elizabeth Saddington


from:Market Deeping, Lincs

Lottie Elizabeth Saddington

Lottie Elizabeth Saddington

This is a photograph of my grandmother Lottie Elizabeth Saddington taken during the first world war about 1916. She was a Vad nurse during this time. She was born in 1898, Market Deeping Lincolnshire. Her brother William Saddington was killed in France in 1914. I don't know which hospital Lottie served in, maybe Leicester. I am trying to find out more information.


Pte. Arthur "Sagger" Saddler

British Army 6th Btn. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

from:Normanton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

(d.5th Aug 1915)

Private Saddler left a 2-year-old child and pregnant wife to fight for his country. All we know after that is that he went to France in May 1915 and died on August 5th of that year. No further details and do not know where to go from here. He was a hero in our eyes.

He is buried at Bedford House Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.


Pte. Evan Robert Sadler

British Army 2nd Btn. Welsh Regiment

from:Edmondstown, Llantrisant

(d.28th Oct 1914)

In October 1914, Evan's regiment was entrenched in the area of Ypres in Belgium at Gheluvelt. On the 27th October 1914 some members of the regiment found two gondolas in a lake nearby and decided to have a race in them across the lake, whereby they were bombarded by the Germans. The following day the Germans attacked the lines of the Welsh Regiment. This attack was repelled and the Welshmen counter-attacked. 514 men were killed.

Evan Sadler died from his wounds on the following day 28th October 1914. He is buried at Ypres Cemetery Extension. He left a wife and a daughter who was born 2 months after his death. His name is recorded on De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1924.

I have no knowledge of the whereabouts of a photo of him, but would like to trace one. Evan would be a cousin of mine.


Pte. Edwin Sagar

British Army 1st Btn. East Lancashire Regiment

from:Hargreaves Fold Farm, Rossendale, Lancashire

(d.1st Sep 1916)

Sadly I have no further information on my great uncle, Edwin Sagar, apart from the fact that he was 23 years old when he died and came from a farming family in Lumb in the Rossendale Valley.


L/Cpl. Richard Riley Sager

British Army Royal Welsh Fusiliers

from:Blackburn, Lancashire

Grandfather, Richard Sager was injured at Mametz Wood on the 10th of July 1916. He died in 1978 aged 86.


Sepoy Sain

British Indian Army 40th Pathans

from:Jammu, Kashmir

(d.10th November 1914)

Sepoy Sain was the son of Rangi, of Gaghial, Akhnur, Jammu, Kashmir.

He was cremated and his name is recorded on a white granite obelisk in the Hong Kong Hindu and Sikh Cremation Memorial in Hong Kong.


Sgt. Clemitt Harrison Saint

British Army 18th Btn. Durham Light Infantry

served with 18th DLI & att 13th Corps School


Pte. Alfred Henry Salisbury

British Army 17th Battalion Middlesex Regiment


(d.13th Nov 1916)


Pte. Leonard Ernest Salisbury

British Army 1st Btn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment

from:15 Farman Road, Coventry

Leonard Ernest Salisbury

Leonard Ernest Salisbury

Leonard Ernest Salisbury served with the 1st Btn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment he was discharged on the 26th of September 1919.


Pte. Ernest Lewis Salkeld

British Army 18th Btn. Durham Light Infantry


Pte. Gerald Salkeld

British Army 18th Btn. Durham Light Infantry


Pte. Henry Salkeld

16665 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry

from:Stanley, Co Durham

(d.16th Sep 1916)

Henry Salkeld died aged 29. He was my grandfather, he has a grave at the A.I.F Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers, France.

Soldiers of the 10th DLI

His older brother Thomas as he was also a soldier in the Northumberland Fusiliers. He died aged 32 on 1/7/1916. Thomas is commemorated at Thiepval.


A/L/Sgt Thomas Salkeld

British Army 18th Btn. Durham Light Infantry


L/Sgt. Percy Claud Salmon MM

British Army 10th Btn. Essex Regiment



Pte. Thomas Salmon

British Army 1st Battalion Suffolk Regiment

from:Kersey, Suffolk


Pte. Alfred Salt

British Army 15th Btn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment

from:Walsall, West Midlands

(d.3rd Sep 1916)

Sadly for Alfred Salt, he has no known grave and is therefore commemorated on the Thiepval memorial. I have recently received information regarding my great uncles who served in the first world war. I also have many photographs that my cousin has found with soldiers, but unfortunately I have no names on the photos. I will get them scanned and upload them onto this site, which may help me but also they may help other families who recognise anyone they know.


Rifleman Herbert William Salt

British Army 2/16 London Regt (Queen's Westminster Riflles)

from:79 Manor Road, Brockley


Pte. Stanley Shirley Salt

British Army 10th Battalion Notts and Derby Regiment

from:Mackworth, Derby

(d.10th July 1916)


Pte. H. Salter

British Army 6th Btn. East Lancashire Regiment

(d.11th Dec 1915)

Private H Salter served with the 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. He was executed for desertion on the 11th December 1915 age 24 and buried in Green Hill Cemetery in Gallipoli, Turkey.


Stew. Henry Salter

Merchant Navy SS Raranga


In 1919 my father Henry Salter was a steward on board SS Raranga when it transported some Australian diggers from England to Australia. I have no other information but thought you may be interested in the photo which I believe shows some of the Australians on the ship. My father is in a sailors uniform at the back of the photo.


G. F. Saltern

Royal Naval Division Nelson Btn


Stoker. George Salthouse

Royal Navy HMS Invincible

from:47 Lily Street, Hartlepool

(d.31st May 1916)

George Salthouse was born in Hartlepool on the 31st of March 1896, the son of Matthew Salthouse. He was killed in action during the Battle of Jutland.


Christopher Saltmer

British Army Army Service Corps


Christopher Saltmer served as a Wagoner with the Army Service Corps.


Gnr. John Salts

British Army 136th Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery

from:50, Carisle St, Hulme, Manchester

(d.2nd September 1917)


CoyQMSgt. John Evan Salusbury

British Army 13th Btn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers


(d.23rd April 1918)

John was the son of Thomas Walter and Esther Mary Salusbury; husband of Mary Owen Salusbury, 1 Bridge Street, Rhyl.


L/Sgt. Richard Ernest Salusbury

British Army 14th Btn. King's Royal Rifle Corps


(d.20th March 1915)

Richard was the son of Thomas Walter Salusbury and Mary Esther Salusbury; his brother was John Evan Salusbury who also fell.


Pte. Alexander Sambridge

British Army 1st Btn. Royal Berkshire Regiment

from:Newcastle upon Tyne

(d.8th Oct 1918)

Alexander Sambridge (Sambidge) was my father's brother. I began researching his history in 2013 and came across a beautiful card, with French lace and embroidered lilac flowers and the sentiment "To My Dear Mother". The card reads: "I send my best wishes to you all at home and a bright and happy Xmas. Love to you all. From your loving son, Alex"

Alexander is buried in Forenville Military Cemetery in Nord, France.I am very glad to have learned about my uncle's wartime service. It has allowed me to say "Thank you" to him; he was a young man with his whole life ahead of him.

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