Service no. 470471
Lance Corporal, London Regiment (The Rangers), 12th Battalion
Enlisted in London; lived in Stockwell
Killed in action on 24 August 1918, aged 21
Remembered at Bray Hill British Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, France
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 the Herriott family, 3 of whose sons are on the memorial, lived at 27 Gateley Road, Brixton, where they had 7 rooms. John Herriott, 51, was an electrical engineer from Berwick-upon-Tweed. Mary Herriott, 51, was from Edinburgh. They had 8 children, all surviving in 1911. Six lived at home:
George Hope Herriott, 22, a milkman
May Herriott, 20, a dressmaker
John Herriott, 18, an electrician
Archibald Herriott, 16, a bookseller’s assistant
Andrew Herriott, 14
Isabel Lenore Herriott, 9
All were born in Ponders End, Middlesex.
There was also a boarder, Lillian Eliza Ellery, a 25-year-old married assistant to a wool manufacturer, from Poplar, east London.