J. Wilkin Service no. 17677 Private, Royal Fusiliers, 12th Battalion Born in Lambeth; enlisted in Southwark Killed in action on 16 August 1916, aged 24 Remembered at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France National Roll of the Great War 1914-1918 WILKIN, J., Private, Royal Fusiliers. He volunteered in June 1915, and in September of that year proceeding […]
H. J. Whittingham Service no. 76274 Corporal, Tank Corps, 1st Battalion; formerly 3294, Royal Fusiliers Died of wounds on 28 April 1918, aged 24 CWGC: “Son of John Baker Whittingham and Alice Louisa Whittingham, of 28 Angell Road, Brixton, London.” Remembered at Marissel French National Cemetery (near Beauvais), Oise, France Brother of Claude Lionel Whittingham.
C. G. Wheeler Service no. L/21895 Driver, Royal Field Artillery, “A” Bty. 162nd Bde. Died of wounds on 4 April 1917, aged 24 CWGC: “Son of George Henry and Fannie Wheeler, of 35 Holland Street, Brixton, London.” Remembered at Faubourg d’Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France Information from the censuses In 1911 Clarence George Wheeler, 18, was […]
C. J. Stanley Service no. 2862 Driver, Royal Field Artillery, 2nd/47th Div. Ammunition Col. Died on 14 September 1916, aged about 24 Remembered at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France Information from the 1911 census In 1911 Charles James Stanley lived in four rooms at 23 Clarence Street, Studley Road with his widowed mother, […]
I. Spooner Service no. 25552 Private, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), 9th Battalion, formerly 015439 R.A.S.C. Born in Lambeth; enlisted in Battersea; lived in Wandsworth Killed in action on 1 September 1918, aged 24 CWGC: “Son of James and Matilda Spooner.” Remembered at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France Information from the 1911 census Ironmonger’s assistant Isaac […]
J. C. Smale Service no. G/2820 Private, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), “C” Coy., 8th Batallion Died of wounds age 24 on 22 January 1916 CWGC: “Son of Martha Tucker (formerly Smale), and the late William James Smale, of 3 Kenchester Street, South Lambeth, London.” Remembered at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France Brother of William […]
P. H. Sloots Service no. 25582 Lance Corporal, East Surrey Regiment, 12th Battalion Died age 24 on 31 October 1918 Husband of Lilian E. E. Sloots (nee Mann – they married in March 1918) of 31 Gateley Road, Stockwell, London. Remembered at Kezelberg Military Cemetery, Belgium Information from the censuses In 1911 Percy Hendrick Sloots […]
Returned from Canada to fight in the war.
T. E. Ross Service no. R/6733 Able Seaman, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Hood Battalion R.N. Div. Died on 29 September 1918, aged 24 (missing, later reported killed in action or died of wounds) Next-of-kin & home address: Wife, Emily, 56 South Island Place, Clapham Road, Clapham, London SW9. Service history: Army Reserve 24 June 1916 […]
H. J. Preston Service no. 2462 Lance Corporal, London Regiment, 1st/24th Battalion Killed in action on 26 May 1915, aged 24 CWGC: “Son of William and Ellen Preston, of 33, Stockwell Rd., Clapham, London.” Remembered at Le Touret Memorial, France Information from the 1911 census In 1911 Henry John Preston, a 16-year-old dyer, was living […]