Portsmouth Methodist Church

Lest We Forget

This page commemorates those members of Trinity Centre lost during the First World War (1914-1918) and commemorated on a plaque in the chapel.

WW1 Plaque

Henry Brook

No information available

Herbert H Butchers

Herbert Harold Butchers; Private Suffolk Regt.; died 17/11/1918 aged 18yrs. Buried in Highland Road Cemetery, Southsea

John C Burt

John Copper Burt; Carpenter, Royal Navy; died 26/11/1914 aged 46yrs. when HMS Bulwark sank following accidental explosion. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 

William Cogger

William Allen Cogger; Private Royal Warwickshire Regt.; died 06/10/1915 aged 18yrs. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. 

Arthur H Coles

Arthur Henry Coles; Engine Room Artificer, Royal Navy; died 31/05/1915 aged 21yrs aboard HMS Invincible at Battle of Jutland. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 

Arthur H Cassell

Arthur Henry Cassell; Able Seaman, Royal Navy; died 23/04/1918 aged 21yrs aboard HMS Vindictive. Mentioned in Dispatches for his role in Zeebrugge Raid. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 

Victor G B Cassell

Victor George Burton Cassell; Private, Royal Army Medical Corps; died 15/05/1919 aged 23yrs. Buried in Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth

Jack Hayes

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission list a number of J Hayes and John Hayes but no Jack Hayes. Given that Jack is a colloquial abbreviation for John the most likely match is

John Hayes; Gunner, Royal Marine Artillery; died May 1916 aboard HMS Lion. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Alfred Wm Horn

Alfred William Horn; Private, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry; died 23/08/1917 aged 19yrs. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium

Joseph Knott

Joseph Alexander Knott; Rifleman, Kings Royal Rifle Corps; died 24/08/1916 aged 19yrs. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Nr. Bapaume, France 

Martin More

No record of this name at Commonwealth War Graves Commission

William J Moore

William J R Moore; Leading Telegraphist, Royal Navy; died 18/01/1917 aged 24yrs. aboard HMS Cheerful. Buried in Highland Road Cemetery, Southsea.

Steward Parsons

Edwin Steward Thomas Parsons; Petty Officer, Royal Navy; died 01/11/1914 aged 28yrs aboard HMS Good Hope, lost with all hands at Battle of Coronel (off coast of Chile).

William A Parsons

William Archie Parsons; Ordinary Signalman, Royal Navy; died 26/11/1914 aged 18yrs. when HMS Bulwark sank following accidental explosion. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 

FredT Skinner

Frederick Tom Skinner; Major, 14th Btn., Hampshire Regt.; died 03/09/1916 aged 36yrs. 

Walter Snellgrove

Walter Percy Snellgrove; Private, Hampshire Regt.; died 09/09/1916 aged 28yrs. Buried in Quarry Cemetery, Montaubun, France

George Stallard

George Stallard; Corporal, Hampshire Regt.; died 10/07/1917 aged 20yrs. Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Nr Ieper, Belgium

Sidney Stewart

Sidney James Stewart; Private, Queens Own (Royal West Kent) Regt.; died 28/03/1918 aged 19yrs. Commemorated on Pozières Memorial to the Missing, Somme Battlefields, France

Stanley Tidy

Stanley Benjamin Tidy; Lance Corporal, Royal Marine Light Infantry; died 26/10/1917 aged 22yrs. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Ieper, Belgium.

Updated 15/09/21