George Henry Rockliffe

Died 29th September 1918

Age 25

Son of William Rockliffe of 12 Princes St Sittingbourne George was struck in the stomach whilst taking rations to his comrades at the front the young soldier died instantly. Since a boy George had worked at Sittingbourne paper mill and joined the Army in 1916. He was a Widower and his death made his four year old daughter an orphan. George's brother William served with the Royal Sussex Regiment in India.


Ethelbert Lancelot Rossiter

Died 9th December 1918

Age 21


Son of George and Esther of 175 Chalkwell Rd Ethelbert died of Influenza, Before the war Ethelbert was an apprentice at Sittingbourne Paper Mill. He went to France in 1916 with the Howitzer Brigade and served with his unit in the 63rd Royal Naval Division until May 1917 when he was invalided home. He served at different locations in England with the 342nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery But died at a Newcastle hospital at 12:30 am on the 9th of December.

Buried at Sittingbourne Cemetery

Henry Rossiter

Died 16th August 1917

Age 33

Husband to Daisy of 5 East Street

Remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial


Alfred Warren Russell

Died 15th June 1917

Age 38

Alfred was killed at Bullecourt and is remembered on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais France, before the war Alfred worked at Sittingbourne paper mill.

ARRAS MEMORIAL Pas de Calais, France

Vivian Victor Russell

Died 10th October 1917

Age 27

Son of James & Esther and Husband to Nellie of 5 Crown Rd

Cement House Cemetery Belgium