War Graves - Botley Road Cemetery
War dead buried in Romsey Cemetery
The details below are taken from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission records with additions from the pages of the Romsey Advertiser. The Friends database contains the full reports from the newspaper (where they exist).
The 18 names are in alphabetical order.
Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force
Service Number 341016
Died 05/06/1940 aged 42
Son of Henry and Ellen Blanchard, of Romsey.
Herbert Arthur Cameron,
Private, Australian Army Service Corps, 8th Coy.
Service no. 1546
Died 12/03/1915 aged 24
Douglas Reginald Cooke,
Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Collingwood
Service No. JX. 217487
Died 19/10/1940 aged 19
Son of Reginald Douglas and Ada Maud Cooke, of Romsey.
David George Dean
Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Service No. not given
Died 27/04/1918, age not given
Private, Highland Light Infantry, 12th Bn.
Service No. 17819
Died 13/03/1915, age not given
Stanley George Elliott
Private, Hampshire Regiment, 14th Bn.
Service No. 33148
Died 28/02/1918 aged 19
Son of Joseph and Annie Elliott, of 26, Winchester Rd., Romsey, Hants. Born at Topsham Barracks, Exeter
Arnold Clifford Emery
Aircraftman 2nd Class, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 88 Sqdn.
Service no 1313486
Died 31/10/1942 aged 29
Son of Harry and Susan Emery, of Romsey; husband of Ivy M. Emery, of West Wellow, Wiltshire.
Albert Edward Frank Gould
Sergeant, Royal Air Force, 150 Sqdn.
Service No 524674
Died 28/07/1940 aged 23
Husband of Phyllis May Gould, of North Baddesley
Private, Hampshire Regiment, 2nd Bn.
Service no 14852
Died 08/06/1915 aged 33
Husband of Lavinia Harrington, of Moorehill Lodge, Shedfield, Botley, Hants. Served in the South African War
Dorothy May Hatchett
Aircraftwoman 1st Class, Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Service no 2132468
Died 25/11/1945 aged 22
Horace Ralph Hayter
Lance Serjeant, Dorsetshire Regiment, 5th Bn.
Service no 22090
Died 11/10/1916, aged 21
Son of George Herbert and Ellen Hayter, of 92, Winchester Rd., Romsey, Hants.
Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service No 1268878
Died 20/04/1944 aged 37
Son of William Alfred Henwood, and of Frances Henwood, of Romsey.
Chief Stoker, Royal Navy, (RFR/PO/A/3896). H.M.S. "Victory."
Service No 162660
Died 31/05/1918 aged 45
Son of James Knight; husband of Fanny Knight, of 5, Albany Terrace, Romsey.
Victor Sidney Lear
Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Collingwood."
Service No K/5169
Died 10/02/1915 aged 25
Stanley Maurice Smith
Private, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 8th Bn.
Service No 3968454
Died 10/06/1942 aged 22
Son of Walter James Smith and Eva Smith, of Romsey.
Company Quartermaster Serjeant, Scots Guards
Service No 2692247
Died 15/11/1945 aged 36
Son of John and Elizabeth Templeton; husband of Elizabeth Templeton, of Bitterne Park, Southampton.
Arnold Urquhart Thomson
Lieutenant, Royal Naval Reserve, H.M.S. Victory
Service No – not given
Died 29/01/1941 aged 62
Son of Arnold and Ella Thomson; husband of Gwendolen Thomson, of Sherfield English.
William Edward White
Gunner, Royal Artillery, 394 Bty. 48 Searchlight Regt.
Service No 2057150
Died 08/03/1941 aged 33
Son of Charles James White and Ada Annie White, of Ryde, Isle of Wight; husband of Kathleen May White, of Ryde, Isle of Wight