Newhaven Cemetery, on the Lewes road, was begun in 1884, and now belongs to the Urban District Council. It contains 29 War Graves, including that of an unidentified seaman of the Royal Navy. Newhaven was a port of embarkation for stores in August, 1914, and in 1915, it became a trawler base.

Total Identified Casualties: 73

Name Rank & Number Battalion Age Died Grave Ref Cemetery Notes


Thomas BARTRAM Private SD/67 3rd Bn. 51 6/12/1915 P. 20. NEWHAVEN CEMETERY

Enlisted London
Son of George and Emily Barton, of 64, Clifton Terrace, Brook St., Polegate, Sussex.

Vernon Cecil CLIFTON Private G/5124 “C” Coy. 3rd Bn. 19 20/04/1916 M. 56. NEWHAVEN CEMETERY

Born Southwark, Surrey.
Enlisted Southwark
Son of Mrs. Clifton, of 67, Elyes St., Lambeth, London; husband of Gwendolene Irene Parrish (formerly Clifton), of 12, London Rd., Brighton.

George Walter MYNETT Corporal SR/9759 3rd Bn. 24/12/1915 P. 19. NEWHAVEN CEMETERY

Born Dublin
Enlisted Eastbourne


Walter DRIVER Serjeant D/23543 8th (H.D.) Bn. 48 20/09/1940 Grave 529. NEWHAVEN CEMETERY

Husband of Maud Frances Driver, of Hove.