Their names are cast in bronze


A library of images of RND Bronze Memorial Plaques, Scrolls, medals & photos.

Plaque Surnames

PLY/43/S Pte. Sam PATRICK R.M.L.I.
Plymouth Battalion, R.N.D.
Killed in action, 24th May 1915.

(Killed whilst digging a communication trench near Brown House)
Redoubt Cemetery, Helles (Gi 2)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- ex-Private King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, enlisted Leeds 9/9/14 age 21 & transferred to Plymouth Short-Service RMLI 16/9/14 ; Plymouth Bn. MEF 6/2/15-24/5/15 DD.
A Labourer ; b.Leeds, Yorks. ; Father, Tom, Low Hold Farm, Dewsbury Rd., Leeds, Yorks. ; 14/15 Star, BWM & Vic. not issued.

Tyneside Z/8087 AB Thomas Young PATTERSON R.N.V.R.
Hood Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of Disease whilst POW at Lazarette, Maria Lindenhof, Harvest-Dorsten, I/W, 26th July 1918.

Cologne Southern Cemetery (Germany 1)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted 29/10/15 ; Draft for BEF (Bomber) 18/9/16, joined Hood Bn. 25/11/16-18/3/17 ICT right leg, Invalided to UK 28/3/17 ; Draft for BEF 23/7/17, joined Hood Bn. 20/8/17-24/3/18 missing, POW.
A Plumber ; b.15/8/1893 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Mother, Mrs. Margaret Patterson, 56 Burn Terrace, Rosehill, Willington on Tyne.

PLY/30/S Pte. Thomas Richard PEARCE R.M.L.I.
Plymouth Battalion, R.N.D.
Killed by a shrapnel shell in rest camp, 4th July 1915.

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles (Gi 2)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- ex-16285 Private King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, enlisted Mexboro 9/9/14 & transferred to Plymouth Short-Service RMLI 16/9/14 ; Plymouth Bn. MEF 6/2/15-4/7/15 DD.
Brother of PLY/34/S Private William Pearce RMLI ; A Miner ; b.Tipton, Staffs. 9/9/1881 ; Wife, Hannah Maria, 74 Stonyford Rd., Wombwell, Barnsley. ; Married Miss Hannah Maria Granger (spinster) at Tipton 14/1/1906. Had 2 sons: Joseph Henry, b.Tipton 13/5/1906 & Thomas Richard, b.Tipton 3/1/1908. ; 14/15 Star, BWM & Vic. not issued.

Kitchener X/184 AB Richard Henry PERCIVAL R.N.V.R.
HMS "Queen Mary"
Killed in action (Battle of Jutland), 31st June 1916.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial (MR 3)

(The RND Roll of Honour also lists the deaths of ex-R.N.D. servicemen)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted as Private Northumberland Fusiliers 2/9/14 & transferred to RNVR 7/9/14 ; Howe Bn. C/248 (at Antwerp) 7/9/14-28/2/15 discharged to Crystal Palace ; 21 days detention at RN Detention Qrs. Chatham 29/6/15 ; 2/11/15 drafted from Miscellaneous Bn. to Portsmouth.
A Miner ; b.Newcastle 31/5/1892 ; Husband of Sarah Ellen Percival, of 5 Delaval Terrace, South Benwell, Newcastle-on-Tyne, later of: 61 Noble St., Elswick, Newcastle-on-Tyne ; 1914 Star issued to widow 14/8/19, V.B. issued to Widow.

CH/10354 A/Cpl.(Bugler) Ernest Alfred PHILPOTT R.M.L.I.
1st Royal Marine Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of wounds, 14th November 1916.

Varennes Military Cemetery (FR 41)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted as Private at Deal 18/2/1899-6/9/1899 transferred to Bugler ; Re-engaged 8/5/1913 ; Chatham Bn. at Dunkirk 20/9/14-2/10/14 & Defence of Antwerp 3/10/14-9/10/14 (Bugler) ; MEF 6/2/15-26/2/16 to UK Leave, rejoined 1st RM Bn. BEF 6/6/16-13/11/16 DD. 1st RM Bn. HQ Company Batman UK Leave party 26/2/16.
A House Boy ; b.Ash, Sandwich, Kent 5/10/1883 ; Son of John T. Philpott, of 9 Mount Pleasant Row, Ash, Canterbury ; 1914 Star issued to father 12/3/19, V.B not issued/claimed (Plaque, 1914 Star & RN Long Service & Good Conduct Medal seen at Aldershot Medal Fair 2001).

Tyneside Z/2400 A/LS(AB.HG) Aaron PINKNEY R.N.V.R.
Howe Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of wounds at 2.35pm in 1st General Hospital Etretat, 4th April 1917.

(GSW Head & right thigh 17/2/17)
Etretat Churchyard Extension (FR 122)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted 28/12/14 ; Draft for MEF 28/6/15, joined Howe Bn. 18/7/15-17/2/17 wounded. Rated AB Higher Grade 1/8/16, Acting Leading Seaman 2/12/16, reverted to AB 18/2/17.
A Miner ; b.31/5/1895 ; Home address: 13 Nicholson's Buildings, Chester-le-Street, Durham ; Next-of-Kin: Mrs. Harriet Allen, 20 Grahamsley St., Gateshead.

CH/13155(RFR/B/2021) Pte. John Thomas PLATT R.M.L.I.
Chatham Battalion, R.N.D.
Killed in action, 30th April 1915.

Helles Memorial (MR 4)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted London 16/1/1902 ; Discharged completed period of limited engagement (12 years) 2/6/14 ; Enrolled RFR 3/6/14 ; Chatham Bn. at Dunkirk & Defence of Antwerp 1914 ; MEF 6/2/15-30/4/15 DD.
ADM/159 = Mother, Lydia, 14 Albany Rd., Camberwell, London, & Discharge address (2/6/14) 3 Primrose Terrace, Gravesend, Kent, & Wife, Ellen, 12 Coopers Terrace, Rainham, Kent ; ADM/242 = Widow, Zenebe E., 8 Henry St., Luton, Chatham ; b.Bermondsey 31/5/1884 ; 3x Good Conduct Badges 28/5/14 ; 1914 Star & clasp issued to mother, Mrs. L. Platt, 13/3/22.

PLY/864/S A/L/Cpl.(Pte.) George Richardson PLIMBLEY R.M.L.I.
(served as George Ritchardson)
1st Royal Marine Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of wounds in 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 27th October 1917.
(BW Abdomen 26/10/17)

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinghe (B 16)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Draft for MEF 5/10/15, joined RM Cyclist Company 27/10/15-9/12/15 Dysentery, rejoined RM Cyclist Company 26/4/16-17/6/16 to Base Depot Etaples, to 3rd Army School of Mortars 3/8/16, joined 2nd RM Bn.(Medium Trench Mortar Battery) 20/8/16-29/10/16 GSW right leg & Arm, Invalided to UK 1/11/16 ; Draft for BEF 10/4/17, joined 1st RM Bn. 4/5/17-26/10/17 BW Abdomen.
True name George Richardson Plimbley. Not listed in "With Full & Grateful Hearts" ; Mother, Ellen, 5 Gibson St., Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs.

Temp. Surgeon Lt. Frank Pearce POCOCK DSO MC & Bar R.N.
Drake Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of wounds in 149th (R.N.) Field Ambulance 29th September 1918.
Louverval Military Cemetery, Doignies (FR 759)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Joined RND Camp Blandford 28/9/15 ; Draft for MEF 5/12/15, joined 1st (RN) Field Ambulance at Mudros 26/1/16, posted to Drake Bn. at Imbros 2/3/16-31/1/17 Influenza, rejoined Drake Bn. 21/3/17-1/11/17 Disordered Action of the Heart, Invalided to UK 14/11/17 ; Ends in RND 7/1/18 & appointed to HMS "Pembroke I" ; From "Pembroke" additional appointed to "Victory" additional for RND vice Surgeon McKerrow 15/7/18 ; Draft for BEF 5/8/18, joined Drake Bn. 9/8/18-29/9/18 DD.
CWGC has no record of the Bar to his MC ; Not listed in "The Cross of Sacrifice Vol.II" ; 18/12/16 RO1211 Awarded the MC for gallantry & devotion to duty in recent operations North of the Ancre (London Gazette 10/1/17 page 461) ; Awarded the DSO for service as Medical Officer on "Iris II" during raid on Zeebrugge (London Gazette 23/7/18, page 8587-8) ; 15/10/18 RO4506 Awarded Bar to MC (London Gazette 11/1/19 page 596):- "He attended to the wounded under very heavy fire & most adverse circumstances during operations lasting several days. His courage & self-sacrificing devotion to duty were a splendid example to his stretcher-bearers & his skill was instrumental in saving the lives of many wounded men." ; b.15/5/1891 ; Son of Charles Wellesley Pocock and Mary Elizabeth Pocock, of 3 St. Stephens Rd., Ealing, London W., later of: St. David's Beach Rd., Portishead, Somerset, later of: 21 Dundonald Rd., Redland, Bristol.

Tyneside Z/1971 AB Tom Frederick POND R.N.V.R.
Collingwood Battalion, R.N.D.
Missing, assumed killed in action, 4th June 1915.

Helles Memorial (MR 4)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted in the RNVR 20th November 1914 ; Joined Collingwood Bn. from 1st Reserve Bn. 9/5/15-4/6/15 DD.
Born 11th October 1896. A Miner. Son of Charles Pond, of 11 Southey St., South Shields & at the time of his enlistment was living with his Uncle, Mr. George Richardson, at 12 Charles Street, Marsden Colliery, South Shields, Co.Durham ; ADM/171 = St.V.B. issued to Father, IC/15809/1916.

Sussex 2/223 PO George Sacree POOLE R.N.V.R.
Anson Battalion, R.N.D.
Died of wounds in 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 28th October 1917.

(SW left thigh fractured 26/10/17)
Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinghe (B 3)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Enlisted 26/3/12 ; Howe Bn. A/17 22/8/14 & 'C' Company 9/2/15-11/5/15 BW Head, Invalided to UK 2/6/15 ; Draft for BEF 6/9/16, joined 3rd Entrenching Bn. 9/11/16, joined Anson Bn. 26/11/16-18/2/17 to hospital (sick), rejoined Anson Bn. 28/2/17-26/10/17 wounded.
A Solicitor's Clerk ; b.12/9/1893 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, W.J., 21 Stanley Rd., Brighton. ; 1914 Star issued to Widow of Father, Mrs. E.M. Poole, 12/12/24.

R/5794 AB Edward George POWLEY R.N.V.R.
Regimental Depot, R.N.D. Reserves, Aldershot.
Died at 4.15pm in Isolation Hospital Thornhill, Aldershot from (1) Cerebro Spinal Meningitis. (2) Nephritis, 8th October 1918.

Wellingborough (Doddington Rd.) Cemetery (Northampton 143)

RND Roll of Honour gives:- Entered 7/8/17 ; Draft for BEF 3/12/17, joined Anson Bn. 6/1/18-9/3/18 SW Back penetrating, Invalided to UK 24/3/18 ; To Furlough class II 16-27/7/18.
b.17/3/1884 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Wife, Annie Louisa, 5 Gordon Rd., Wellingborough, Northampton. ; ADM/171 = V.B. issued to Universal Legatee IC/7914/1918.