chatham naval memorial

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Chatham Naval Memorial
Chatham Naval Memorial is a large obelisk situated in the town of Chatham, Kent, which is in the Medway Towns. The memorial is a feature of the Great Lines Heritage Park. The huge expanse of the Great Lines was in its own right a layer of defence to protect Chatham Dockyard from attack.

Chatham Naval Memorial commemorates 8,517 sailors of the First World War and 10,098 of the Second World War.
  1. SAS Ardley, Richard Arthur Blyth

    SURNAME Ardley FORENAME Richard Arthur Blyth UNIT L Detachment SAS (attached) RANK Lieutenant Commander NUMBER 2970 DATE OF DEATH 13th September 1942 AGE 36 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent Panel 84 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Royal Naval Reserve born 29.4.1906...
  2. VIPER FORCE Peacock, Robert Anderson

    SURNAME Peacock FORENAME Robert Anderson UNIT Viper Force RANK Marine NUMBER CX/X 100916 DATE OF DEATH 24th April 1942 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent Panel 84 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 02.08.1920, Kilmarnock, United Kingdom son of Laurence C. and Catherine (nee...
  3. RN CDOS Burgess, Neville Arthur

    SURNAME Burgess FORENAME Neville Arthur UNIT 14 Commando RANK Able Seaman NUMBER C/JX 354547 DATE OF DEATH 2nd February 1945 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent Panel 83 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 23.01.1924, Beverley, Yorkshire parent unit HMS Fox,R.N. son of...
  4. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Harte, Harry Albert

    SURNAME Harte FORENAME Harry Albert UNIT R.N. HM Submarine X 9 RANK Able Seaman NUMBER C/JX 207081 DATE OF DEATH 16th September 1943 AGE 32 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 69.1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Harry Edwin and Mary Ann Harte lost on route to attack...
  5. RM CDOS Wood, Alexander

    SURNAME Wood FORENAME Alexander UNIT 40 Commando RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 105330 DATE OF DEATH 17th July 1943 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Robert James and Eleanor Annie Wood, Stocksfield-on-Tyne, Northumberland died Sicily
  6. RM CDOS Wilson, Desmond John

    SURNAME Wilson FORENAME Desmond John UNIT 40 Commando (T Company) RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 2546 DATE OF DEATH 1st January 1943 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Jesse Ernest and Alice Mary Wilson,Bury St Edmunds,Suffolk died...
  7. RM CDOS Williams, Cyril Jesse

    SURNAME Williams FORENAME Cyril Jesse UNIT 48 Commando RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 3264 DATE OF DEATH 6th June 1944 AGE 19 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 79.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Jesse B. and Alice W.Williams KIA Normandy
  8. RM CDOS Wakefield, Jack Harry

    SURNAME Wakefield FORENAME Jack Harry UNIT 40 Commando (T Company) RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 1417 DATE OF DEATH 1st January 1943 AGE GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died on HMS Fidelity (sunk 30/31.12.1942 off Azores)
  9. RM CDOS Turner, Roland Clement

    SURNAME Turner FORENAME Roland Clement UNIT 40 Commando (T Company) RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 2632 DATE OF DEATH 1st January 1943 AGE GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died on HMS Fidelity (sunk 30/31.12.1942 off Azores)
  10. RM CDOS Trump, William Charles

    SURNAME Trump FORENAME William Charles UNIT 40 Commando (T Company) RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 104658 DATE OF DEATH 1st January 1943 AGE 33 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Albert and Mary Trump,Seven Sisters,Glamorgan died on HMS...
  11. RM CDOS Stiles, Arthur

    SURNAME Stiles FORENAME Arthur UNIT 41 Commando RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 104614 DATE OF DEATH 18th September 1943 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent Panel 84 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Henry W. and Lucy Stiles,Mansfield,Nottinghamshire died Salerno
  12. RM CDOS Stiebel, John Edward

    SURNAME Stiebel FORENAME John Edward UNIT 40 Commando RANK Captain NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 17th July 1943 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Major Charles Alexander and Berthe Stiebel husband of Edith E.Stiebel,Countess...
  13. RM CDOS Seabrook, John James Lavender

    SURNAME Seabrook FORENAME John James Lavender UNIT 40 Commando (T Company) RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 1934 DATE OF DEATH 1st January 1943 AGE 23 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of James Edwin Lavender and Dorothy C.Seabrook, Old...
  14. RM CDOS Saunders, Reginald Thomas Colonel

    SURNAME Saunders FORENAME Reginald Thomas Colonel UNIT 40 Commando (T Company) RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 1276 DATE OF DEATH 1st January 1943 AGE GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died on HMS Fidelity (sunk 30/31.12.1942 off Azores)
  15. VIPER FORCE Parratt, Edward Charles George

    SURNAME Parratt FORENAME Edward Charles George UNIT Viper Force RANK Lance Corporal NUMBER CH/X 3499 DATE OF DEATH 24th April 1942 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent Panel 84 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 04.12.1919, Farnham, Surrey son of Edward and Mrs...
  16. RM CDOS Ross, John

    SURNAME Ross FORENAME John UNIT 40 Commando RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 110710 DATE OF DEATH 17th July 1943 AGE 19 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Joseph and Bertha Ross,Pudsey,Yorkshire died Sicily Pudsey War Memorial
  17. RM CDOS Rackham, Robert Frederick

    SURNAME Rackham FORENAME Robert Frederick UNIT 47 Commando RANK Sergeant NUMBER CH/X 954 DATE OF DEATH 2nd November 1944 AGE 29 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 79.1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died Walcheren
  18. RM CDOS Nunn, Sidney Donald

    SURNAME Nunn FORENAME Sidney Donald UNIT 40 Commando RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 100025 DATE OF DEATH 17th July 1943 AGE GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died Sicily
  19. RM CDOS Nash, Thomas

    SURNAME Nash FORENAME Thomas UNIT 40 Commando (T Company) RANK Marine NUMBER CH/X 2218 DATE OF DEATH 1st January 1943 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 73.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of Thomas and Ellen Nash,Fulham,London died on HMS Fidelity (sunk...
  20. RM CDOS Morgan, Henry William

    SURNAME Morgan FORENAME Henry William UNIT "A" Commando RANK Lance Corporal NUMBER CH/X 1618 DATE OF DEATH 19th August 1942 AGE 24 GRAVESITE Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent 65.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION son of William Frank and Annie Mary Morgan,Cheam,Surrey KIA Dieppe
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