The grateful people of Swale and the larger community remember those who died 100 years ago this month during WW1.

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Shipwright 1st Class Henry John CARROLL of the Royal Navy, HMS Jason, from Sheppey, died aged 28, on 3rd April 1917.

Private Robert PHILPOT of the 8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, from Lower Halstow, died on 4th April 1917.

Rifleman Sidney James PULLEN of the Kings Royal Rifles, from Doddington, died aged 22, on 4th April 1917.

Private Alfred STEERS of the 59th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps, from Sittingbourne and Borden, died aged 51, on 5th April 1917.

Private Alfred FOSTER of the 1st/4th Battalion, East Kent Regiment, The Buffs, from Sittingbourne, died aged 24, on 6th April 1917.

Private George Henry BELSOM of the 13th Battalion, (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment, from Sittingbourne, died aged 39, on 7th April 1917.

Private Fredrick Albert HOWARD of the Northants Regiment, from Sittingbourne, died aged 40, on 7th April 1917.

Rifleman Richard Albert KEMSLEY of the 1st/18th Battalion, London Regiment (London Irish), from Sittingbourne and Milton, died aged 19, on 7th April 1917.

Lance Sergeant Frank ARNOLD of the 6th Battaltion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), from Sittingbourne and Sheppey, died aged 21, on 9th April 1917.

Private Frederick George BUSBRIDGE of the 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, from Rodmersham, died aged 25, on 9th April 1917.

Private Henry William CLOUT of the 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment, The Buffs, from Sittingbourne and Milton, died aged 41, on 9th April 1917.

Private Oliver COLEMAN of the 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment, The Buffs, from Sittingbourne and Milton, died aged 20, on 9th April 1917.

Private Charles James FRIDAY of the 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), from Stockbury, died aged 19, on 9th April 1917.

Signaller (Private) Cyril Arthur GOODING of the Canadian Infantry, from Sheppey, died aged 19, on 9th April 1917.

Private William Ernest HALL of the 6th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), from Newington and Bredgar, died aged 27, on 9th April 1917.

Private William ROCHESTER of the "A" Company, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment, The Buffs, from Sittingbourne, died aged 35, on 9th April 1917.

Private Charles William (aka Gerald) SKINNER of the 78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry, from Hartlip, died aged 23, on 9th April 1917.

Stoker Petty Officer James Allan William BLOXHAM (AKA BLOTHAM) of the Royal Navy, HMS Sub P26, from Sheppey, died aged 27, on 10th April 1917.

Stoker 1st  Class Walter Charles (known as Chas) FINCH of the Royal Navy, HMS "P26", from Lower Halstow, died aged 20, on 10th April 1917.

Private William Henry HODGE of the 50th Battalion, Canadian Infantry, from Teynham, died aged 32, on 10th April 1917.

Private Frank MILLS of the 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment, from Doddington, died aged 33, on 10th April 1917.

Lance Corporal William John ARNOLD of the 7th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from Sittingbourne and Milton, died aged 25, on 11th April 1917.

Private Leonard George TANTON of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry & Queens Own Rifles-Canadian Expeditionary Forces, from Sittingbourne, died aged 26, on 12th April 1917.

Gunner Percy TOLHURST of the 130th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, from Milstead, died aged 34, on 13th April 1917.

Private John Albert George ASHBY of the 13th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, from Rainham, died aged 20, on 14th April 1917.

Rifleman James FRENCH of the 1st/16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles), from Lynsted, died aged 23, on 14th April 1917.

Private John Lovett SATTIN of the 7th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, from Lynsted, died aged 29, on 14th April 1917.

Private Frank COCKELL of the 19th Battalion Australian Infantry Regiment, from Milton, died aged 30, on 15th  April 1917.

Rifleman Frederick LEAHY of the 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from Borden, died aged 36, on 15th  April 1917.

Mate Samuel ANDERSON of the Royal Navy, HMS Sub C16, from Sheppey, died aged 33, on 16th April 1917.

Private Bert Percy BLACKMAN of the 8th Battalion, East Kent Regiment, The Buffs, from Sittingbourne, died aged 25, on 16th April 1917.

Gunner Wesley BRIGHTMAN of the Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery, from Sittingbourne and Sheppey, died aged 19, on 16th April 1917.

Private Horace CLARKE of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment (formerly Leicestershire), from Sheppey, died on 16th  April 1917.

Private Alfred Henry KING of the 20th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, from Lower Halstow and Sheppey, died aged 24, on 16th April 1917.

Sapper Sydney George RANSOM of the Royal Engineers, from Sittingbourne, died aged 20, on 16th April 1917.

Private Philip Thomas SAVIN of the 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry, from Milton, died aged 23, on 18th April 1917.

Second Lieutenant Basil Lang Marling APPERLY of the 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), from Tonge, died aged 24, on 19th April 1917.

Corporal John Emerson BEWLEY of the Royal Army Medical Corps, from Sheppey, died on 19th April 1917.

Private William John HOOK of the 2nd/4th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), from Sittingbourne, died aged 39, on 19th April 1917.

Private Edward BAKER of the 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers, from Sittingbourne, died aged 22, on 20th April 1917.

Gunner Percy Arthur Walter (known as Paw) DOWNING of the "D" Battery, 223rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, from Sittingbourne and Milton, died aged 22, on 20th April 1917.

Private Edward James WALL of the 11th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), from Rainham, died aged 19, on 20th April 1917.

Gunner Albert SLADDEN of the 2nd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, from Bapchild and Tonge, died aged 29, on 22nd April 1917.

Private George Thomas MUCKLESTON of the Middlesex Regiment, from Sheppey, died aged 35 on 23rd April 1917.

Private John Albert George ASHBY of the East Surrey Regiment, from Sheppey, died aged 30, on 24th April 1917.

Private William Browning FOAD of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, from Sittingbourne, died aged 31, on 24th April 1917.

Corporal Charles Thomas STONHAM of the Buffs (East Kent Rifles before the war), from Sheppey, died aged 46, on 24th April 1917.

Private Harry WICKS of the 16th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, from Lynsted, died aged 20, on 24th April 1917.

Gunner Samuel Charles GRAY of the Royal Garrison Artillery, from Sheppey, died aged 22 on 25th April 1917.

Deck-hand Jack (also known as John) PACKER of the Royal Naval Reserve on HM Trawler 'Repro', from Rainham and Upchurch, died aged 37, on 26th April 1917.

Private Jack PEACOCK of the 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment, from Rainham, died aged 33, on 27th April 1917.

Private Thomas WHITE of the South Staffordshire Regiment, from Sheppey, died on 27th April 1917.

PrivateCharles FURBER of the Royal Marines Light Infantry, from Sheppey, died aged 23, on 28th April 1917.

Stoker 1st Class Harry NICHOLLS of the Royal Navy, H.M.S. Pembroke, from Rainham, died aged 19 on 28th  April 1917.

Private Osbourne E WINCH of the 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment, The Buffs, from Sittingbourne, Borden and Bobbing, died aged 28, on 30th April 1917.