Morphey, Henry John

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Henry John Morphey

Rank: Lieutenant / Conductor

Regiment: Indian Ordnance Department

Parents: Mr & Mrs H Morphey of Reading

Wife: Mrs Morphey

Address: 343 Battle Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Prisoner of War at Kut-el-Amara. Died at St Paul’s College, Turkey. According to CWGC, Henry died aged 46 on 23rd December 1916. He is remembered at Baghdad (North Gate) Cemetery, grave reference XXI.O.41.

Published: June 1916 & April 1917

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Bovis, Frank

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Frank Bovis

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment

Parents: Mr Frank & Mrs Harriet Bovis

Brothers: Albert Edward Bovis & William Bovis

Address: 2 Rose Cottages, Hurst Green

Other Info: In India. According to CWGC Frank died on 30th October 1918. He is remembered at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, grave reference XIII.C.2.

Published: April 1915

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Benton, Harry

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Harry Benton

Rank: Able Seaman

Ship: HMS Edgar

Parents: Mr & Mrs Edward Benton

Brothers: Albert Edward Benton, Edward Dorrington Benton, William D Benton & George T Benton

Uncle: James Benton

Address: 29 Scriven’s Buildings, Crown Lane, Hastings

Other Info: 15 years service in the Royal Navy. Prisoner, not heard of since 29th April 1916.

According to CWGC, Harry died aged 35 on 16th August 1916. He was serving aboard HMS Alert, but I cannot find out what happened to the ship that led to Harry’s capture and death. The ship’s log, which can be viewed by clicking on the link, has had the records for the months of March to May removed. Harry is remembered at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, grave reference XXI.B.19.

Published: November 1914 & October 1916

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