J. Herriott Lieutenant, Machine Gun Corps, 41st Coy. Died of wounds, age 26 on 17 February 1919 Awarded Military Cross Son of John and Mary Herriott, of 50 Milton Road, Herne Hill, London. Native of London. Remembered at Etaples Military Cemetery, France Two of John Herriott’s brothers, Andrew Herriott and Archibald Herriott, also died. For […]
Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps and London Regiment, 17th Battalion. Died age 20 in 1917.
Killed in action, age 18, on 15 October 1915
F. Gillard Second Lieutenant, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 9th Battalion Died age 20 on 24 August 1918 CWGC: “Only son of Frederick and Harriet Eliza Gillard, of 25 Studley Road, Clapham, London.” Remembered Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France Information from the 1911 census The Gillard family lived at 48 Akerman Road where they occupied 5 rooms. […]
R. P. Dickason Second Lieutenant, Middlesex Regiment, 6th Battalion attd. 1st Battalion Died age 20 on 14 February 1917 Son of Harold Burfield Dickason, of 155 Clapham Road, London. Remembered at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France British Army WWI Officers Service Records 1914-1920 Reginald Percy Dickason was educated at King’s College School and Pitman’s Metropolitan […]
Died age 27 on 29 September 1918 at the Somme. Had returned from Canada to fight.
V. L. Corben Second Lieutenant, Royal Fusiliers Secondary Regiment: Rifle Brigade, attd. 52nd Battalion Died age 23 on 22 July 1918 Son of Fred and Esther Margaret Corben, of “Stonehaven,” 55 St Albans Avenue, Bournemouth. Born in London. Remembered at Lambeth Cemetery, London SW17 In July 1918 Victor Leslie Corben, a Second Lieutenant attached to […]
A. E. N. Chance Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Howe Bn. R.N. Div. Killed in action 13 November 1916, aged 24 Remembered at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France Information from the 1911 census In 1911 the Chance family was living in 7 rooms at 24 Winslade Road, London SW2. Lambeth-born Henry Chance, 56, was a journalist; […]
The only son of Dr. Caiger, superintendent of South Western Fever Hospital, died aged 19 at the Somme
F. J. Allen Second Lieutenant, Devonshire Regiment, “C” Coy. 9th Battalion Died age 22 on 27 September 1915 CWGC: “Son of Frederick Herbert and Alice Allen, of 79 Union Road, Clapham, London.” Remembered at Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, at St John’s Church, Clapham Road, London SW9 Information from the Royal Bank of […]