C. T. Markham Service no. 232431 Private, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), 2nd Battalion, also Royal Fusiliers, attd. 7th Battalion Born in Wandsworth; enlisted in Clapham; lived in Lambeth Killed in action on 6 April 1918, aged 21 Remembered at Pozieres Memorial, France Information from the 1911 census This identification is somewhat tentative. We do not […]
A. Marjeram Service no. 232420 Private, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), 2nd/2nd Battalion Born in Brixton; enlisted in Lambeth; lived in Lambeth Killed in action on 20 December 1917 at age 21 CWGC: “Son of William Marjeram, of 2 Kibworth Street, Dorset Road, Clapham, London, and the late Ruth Marjeram.” Remembered at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium […]
A. E. Jordan Service no. 17330 Private, Grenadier Guards, 2nd Battalion Killed in action age 21 on 19 October 1915 CWGC: “Son of George Thomas and Mary Jordan, of 19 Broomgrove Road, Stockwell, London.” Remembered at Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Brother of Frank Andrew Jordan Information from the 1911 census In 1911 […]
J. O. Holman Service no. R/35467 Rifleman, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 17th Battalion CWGC: “Son of Sarah Jane Holman, of 45, Jeffreys Road, Clapham, London.” Killed in action on 3 June 1917, aged about 21 Remembered at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium Brother of Alfred Harold Holman.
W. G. Hilton Service no. 688 Private, East Surrey Regiment, 7th Battalion Died of wounds age 21 on 5 October 1915 CWGC: “Son of Sarah Annie Hilton, of 1 Trigon Road, Clapham, London.” Remembered at Chocques Military Cemetery, France Brother of Frederick Hilton Information from the 1901 census In 1901 William Hilton was 8 and […]
“Harry got his wishes. Harry got one stripe. He got to fire the machine guns.” Read the intriguing story of an inscription in a book, discovered by chance.
A. Herriott 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 Brother of John Herriott and Archibald Herriott Information from the 1911 census In 1911 the Herriott family, 3 of […]
H. G. Hayes Service no. 3/26023 Private, Durham Light Infantry, 10th Battalion, formerly 14284, Dragoon Guards Born in Westminster; enlisted in London; lived in South Lambeth Killed in action age 21 on 23 September 1915 CWGC: “Son of Charles Edward and Florence Eleanor Hayes, of Westminster, London.” Remembered at Popinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium Information […]
W. A. Hall Service no. 302230 Rifleman, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade), 1st/5th Battalion Died age 21 on 9 October 1916 CWGC: “Son of Henry Charles and Priscilla Amelia Hall, of 27 Cavendish Grove, South Lambeth, London.” Remembered at Thiepval Memorial, France Information from the 1911 Census In 1911 the Hall family were living at […]
V. E. Finch Service no. 2829 Rifleman, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles), 1st/8th Battalion Killed in action at around age 21 on 25 May 1915 Remembered at Le Touret Memorial, FranceInformation from the censuses In 1911 Victor Edwin Finch was living in 2 rooms at 11 Stockwell Green with his family. Frederick James Finch, 46, […]