Addiscombe

The Guild Secretary notes that the rank and number of these nine men is not known. The church was destroyed in 1948, and the men are not listed on any known monument, except their own graves.  In the case of Keith R. Watson,  it appears that he was the son of the minister of the church from 1914 to 1917. Note that Ernest Delvaille was regarded as a casualty despite living for 9 months after the Armistice.

Edward J. Brockwell               Queen’s Westminster Rifles died 16 April 1916

Frederick J. Bunkell                Royal Welch Fusiliers  died 12 July 1916

Ernest Delvaille                        Army Service Corps  died 5 August 1919

Stanley Delvaille                       Queen’s Royal west Surrey Regt.   died 14 May 1916

Oliver J. Gray                             Royal Army Medical Corps died 8 May 1917, in Tanganikya

Charles Nowell                        Royal Engineers died 23 March 1918

A. Frank Nowell                        2nd County of London Fusiliers died 14 June 1915

Keith R. Watson                      Public Schools Battalion Reserve died 29 September 1918

Thomas H. Watt                     Royal West Kents  died 3 July 1916

Additional sources: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; 1911 Census; Alphabetical and chronological arrangements of the Wesleyan Methodist Ministers and Probationers, 1922.

Addiscombe Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 9)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

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