Newhaven Auxiliary Patrol

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Reference WMO257121

Address:

Newhaven Cemetery

Lewes Road

Newhaven

BN9 9AD

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: This memorial was erected to the memory of fallen comrades of the Newhaven branch of the Auxiliary Patrol after the First World War.
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This memorial was erected by the officers, petty officers and men of H.M. Auxiliary Patrol operating from Newhaven as a lasting tribute to their fallen comrades. Sacred to the memory of the officers and men who were killed when H.M.T. Borneo was blown up off Beachy Head during mine sweeping operations on June 18 1917. Officers and men of the Auxiliary Patrol buried at this cemetery who lost their lives on service.

Killed when H.M.T. Borneo was blown up: W.Allen; J.Harris; B.Hudson; F.Yates; E.Scott; W.Kilminster; W.Newby; E.Wileman; B.Cadwell; R.Thompson; D.Bell Buried in this cemetery: J.Bain died 22 September 1917 Missing: SSMaine 21/11/17: P.F.Short; HMT Balfour 29/11/17: E.Jones; R.K.McDonald; R.Gayler; HM Drifter Piscatorial II: J.Tungate; J.Collin; S.Sargeant; A.Catto; A.Young; D.McLeod; C.Boor; R.Crombie; J.Sherett D.Bell died 13 June 1917 R.Thompson died 16 June 1917

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