Service no. 1728
Lance Corporal, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 8th Battalion
Died on 20 November 1915 age 34
Born in Lambeth; enlisted at Camberwell; lived in Vauxhall.
CWGC: “Husband of G. E. Mandale, of 49 Cambridge Street, Pimlico, London.”
Remembered at Douai Communal Cemetery, France
Information from the censuses
In 1911, Joseph Temple Mandale, 30, born in Brixton, was living at 61 Bessborough Place, Pimlico. He worked in the wine trade, was married to Gertrude Eleanor Mandale, 20, from Westminster, and had a baby, born in Pimlico, so new he had not yet been named.
In the 1901 census, Mandale lived at 3 Regent Place, in the parish of St Margaret And St John. He was 20 and worked as a porter in a wine cellar. His mother, Marie E. Mandale, 46, was a dress-maker, born in Paris. The previous census, 1891, shows that a 10-year-old Joseph was living with his mother, then 32, and father, another Joseph Mandale, a solicitor’s clerk born in Cockermouth, Cumberland, at 17 Vicarage Terrace, Fulham. There was a younger son, John D. Mandale, then 5.
Note: Some of the ages and names do not add up correctly and Joseph T. Mandale is listed as Joseph J. in the 1891 census.