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
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 Albert Marjoram, then 15, worked as a van guard for the London & South West Railway. He lived with his family in 3 rooms at 2 Kibworth Street, Dorset Road. His father, William Marjoram, 55, was a night watchman born in Lambeth. His mother, Ruth Marjoram, 54, was from Manchester. The couple had had 15 children, of whom 7 had not survived. Three lived at home:
Elizabeth Marjoram, 21, an ironer, born in South Lambeth
James Marjoram, 19, born in South Lambeth, no occupation given
Albert Marjoram, 15, a van guard, born in South Lambeth
The census lists the family as “Marjoram”.
Albert Marjeram’s older brother William Marjeram, 36, a coal man, lived at 8 Alfred Court, South Lambeth, with his wife, Florence, and his four children.
Google trivia: There was another, rather more famous, Albert Marjeram, who was hanged in 1930 at Pentonville for the murder of Edith May Parker.