Listed here, although born, resided or had next of kin in Benfleet, his connection with the area did not fit the criteria for adding his name on the War Memorial in Essex Way.
JAMES GEORGE PRIEST. Service No. 1128502.
Regiment/Service. Royal Artillery.
Unit Text. 140 Field Regiment.
Died. 10 October 1945.
Husband of. Phoebe Priest, of Southend-on-Sea. Essex.
Son of. George Birch Priest and Mary Priest.
Grave Ref. Benfleet Cemetery. Jotmans Lane. South Benfleet. Essex.