Herbert Stanley Hodges

Died 17th October 1918

Age 28

Youngest of four soldier sons of Horace & Emma of 64 Chalkwell Rd. Died at Colchester hospital. Served at Gallipoli Egypt and Palestine where he took part in the fighting for Jerusalem. On the day he was buried,  the flag on the town hall was lowered to half mast as a mark of respect to the memory of a gallant young Miltonian.  

Buried in Milton Cemetery (Holy Trinity Church)

Sidney John Holdstock

Died 3rd May 1917

Age 20

Son of John & Annie of 37 Harold rd

Remembered on the Arras Memorial

Ernest William Hook

Died 27th december 1917

Age 21

Ernest was wounded on 20th of November during General Bying's "great push" at Cambrai Ernest recieved Machine Gun wounds to his legs and lay out in open ground for several hours before he could be brought in and treated.. He was moved to the military hospital at Etaples but doctors were unable to amputate his leg as he had already lost too much blood .. On December 25th he went into a coma and never recovered, he died at 04:30 on the morning of the 27th. Before the war Ernest worked as a Clerk for the Sittingbourne Co operative Society.

Son of George and Elizabeth of 18 West lane

Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery

William Alfred Hook

Died 30th November 1917

Cambrai Memorial

Charlie Hollands

Died 1st July 1916

Age 21

Son of Charles and Alice of 6 Albion place Green Street Charlie was one on the 20,000 who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, On the 1st of July with the 7th Bedfordshire's the 11th Battalion stormed the southern face of the Mametz spur, this led to grim hand to hand fighting at Maple Trench. The 11th Battalion suffered 227 casualties Charlie was one of them.

Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial

Clement George Hollis

Died  12th Februrary 1920

Buried in Milton Churchyard

Leonard C Hopkins

Died 21st June 1917

Remembered Menin Gate Ypres

Albert Hopkinson


Age 40

Albert was an Instructor at Crowborough Camp, He was training a private in the throwing of bombs when there was a sudden explosion . The private survived with the loss of his hand . Albert lost his life and his 5 children a father. He is buried at Sittingbourne Cemetery. Before the War Albert worked for Smeed Dean.


Leorard S Horsford

Died 9th August 1915

Remembered Menin Gate Ypres

Sydney Alderich Horton

Died 28th Septemebr 1918

Age 28

Husband of Edith 8 Cross St

Buried Thilloy Road Cemetery Beulencourt France

William Hughes

Died 27th October 1918

Age 29

Son of  William of 55 Chalkwell Rd

Buried at Cross Roads Cemetery Nord France


Harold Hunt

Died 13th October 1918

Age 22

Son of Walter James Hunt of 9 Belmont Rd

Buried at Vadencourt British Cemetery Massemy France

George Hutchens

Died 12th August 1917

Lived at 19 Hythe Rd