A. S. Candy
Private no. A/201081
Rifleman, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 7th Battalion
Died age 23 on 22 October 1917
Son of Amelia S. Candy, of 7 Tregothnan Road, Stockwell, London.
Remembered at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911, the Candy family was living in 17 Trevelyan Road, Tooting, where they occupied 4 rooms. William Robert Candy, 67, was an out-of-work plasterer. He was born in Southampton. His wife, Amelia Sophia Candy, 59, was born in Lambeth. Charles James Candy, 23, was a printer’s labourer. Arthur Sidney Candy, 16, was apprenticed as a compositor; Lydia Amelia Candy, 33, was a tobacco weigher. All were born in Lambeth. William and Amelia had had 10 children, of whom 6 had survived.
Information from 1901 census
In 1901 the Candy family was living at 22 Griffen Street. William Candy, 57, was a plumber born in Southampton; Amelia Candy, 48, was from Lambeth. The children registered on the census were
Phoebe Candy, 25, stationary folder
Lydia Candy, 23, tobacco sorter
Emily Candy, 21, tobacco sorter
Charles Candy, 13
Arthur Candy, 6