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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.


Frank Blanchard

Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force

Service Number 341016

Died 05/06/1940 aged 42

Grave U145

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

Grave R189


Douglas Reginald Cooke,

Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Collingwood

Service No. JX. 217487

Died 19/10/1940 aged 19

Grave W308

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

Grave S287


James Dowds

Private, Highland Light Infantry, 12th Bn.

Service No. 17819

Died 13/03/1915, age not given

Grave R188


Stanley George Elliott

Private, Hampshire Regiment, 14th Bn.

Service No. 33148

Died 28/02/1918 aged 19

Grave S24

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

Grave U56

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

Grave W309

Husband of Phyllis May Gould, of North Baddesley


William Harrington

Private, Hampshire Regiment, 2nd Bn.

Service no 14852

Died 08/06/1915 aged 33

Grave R187

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

Grave V263


Horace Ralph Hayter

Lance Serjeant, Dorsetshire Regiment, 5th Bn.

Service no 22090

Died 11/10/1916, aged 21

Grave L8

Son of George Herbert and Ellen Hayter, of 92, Winchester Rd., Romsey, Hants.


Hugh Henwood

Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Service No 1268878

Died 20/04/1944 aged 37

Grave Q292

Son of William Alfred Henwood, and of Frances Henwood, of Romsey.


Henry Knight

Chief Stoker, Royal Navy, (RFR/PO/A/3896). H.M.S. "Victory."

Service No 162660

Died 31/05/1918 aged 45

Grave R218

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

Grave S263


Stanley Maurice Smith

Private, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 8th Bn.

Service No 3968454

Died 10/06/1942 aged 22

Grave W306

Son of Walter James Smith and Eva Smith, of Romsey.


George Templeton

Company Quartermaster Serjeant, Scots Guards

Service No 2692247

Died 15/11/1945 aged 36

Grave V136

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

Grave U18

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

Grave W307

Son of Charles James White and Ada Annie White, of Ryde, Isle of Wight; husband of Kathleen May White, of Ryde, Isle of Wight



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