J. W. Hussey
Service no. 4288
Serjeant, 9th (Queen’s Royal) Lancers, “B” Sqdn.
Born at Chard, Somerset; enlisted in Sevenoaks, Kent; lived in West Ewell, Surrey
Died at about age 37 on 24 May 1915
CWGC: “Cross of St. George (Russian). Son of Ann Hussey, of Winsham, nr. Chard, Somerset. Served in South African Campaign.”
Remembered at Hop Store Cemetery, near Ypres, Belgium; also at Waterloo Station and Canterbury Cathedral
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 Joseph Wellman Hussey, 33, was living alone in one room at 78 Wilcox Road, South Lambeth. He was working as a railway porter. He stated that he was born in Thorncombe, Dorset. In 1912 he married 22-year-old Elsie Ann Cameron, who lived at 88 Wilcox Road.