Grocer’s assistant, killed in action on 27 June 1917, aged 23
Died in London on 7 May 1920 from illness
Killed in action in 1918 in France while carrying dispatches under heavy shellfire
Died of wounds on 30 September 1917 age 27
McDowall’s widow died soon after he did, leaving 5 children orphans.
Killed in action in France on 30 May 1918. Read one of his last letters home.
Killed in action age 24 on 11 May 1918.
A. E. HoggService no. S/12345Private, Seaforth Highlanders, 1st BattalionKilled in action age 29 on 5 November 1917CWGC: “Son of Edward Hogg, of 56 Sidney Road, Stockwell, London, and the late Jessie Mary Hogg (nee Skepelhorn).”Remembered at Basra Memorial, Iraq Information from the 1911 census Edward (aka Alfred Edward) Hogg, 55, a mercantile clerk born in […]
A former student at St Olave’s, killed in action aged 18 on 21 December 1915
“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.