J. F. King Service no. 231178Private, London Regiment, 2nd Bn. (Royal Fusiliers) Died 21 March 1918, aged 39Remembered at Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension, Aisne, France John Frederick King, a carman, joined the Army twice. First he volunteered for the Army Service Corps (Horse Transport) on 5 January 1915. His medical description paints a picture […]
W. G. KingService no. 51125Private, Royal Army Medical Corps, 30th Amb. TrainBorn in Chelsea; enlisted in London; lived in LambethDied in an accident on 10 January 1917, aged about 40Remembered at St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Somme, France National Roll of the Great War 1914-1918 KING, W. G., Private, R.A.M.C.He volunteered in January 1915, and shortly […]
F. R. King Second Lieutenant, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), “D” Coy. 14th Battalion Killed in action at age 30 on 14 September 1916 CWGC: “Son of George Edward King, J.P. (Alderman and Guardian for the Borough of Lambeth and Mayor of Lambeth 1928-29), of 57 Aytoun Road, Stockwell, London, and the late Julia Constance King.” […]
W. G. Kightly Service no. 127770 Private 2nd Class, Royal Air Force, 2nd Aircraft Depot Died 11 December 1918, aged about 34 Remembered at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France This identification is somewhat tentative as there is no supporting evidence that the W. G. Kightly listed on the CWGC database is the man listed on […]
W. Keys Service no. 2009 Lance Serjeant, Seaforth Highlanders, 4th Battalion Enlisted in London Killed in action age 34 on 9 May 1915 CWGC: “Son of William Keys, of 18, Mandalay Road, Clapham, London, and the late Nancy Kelly Keys.” Remembered at Le Touret Memorial, France Information from the 1911 censusIn 1911 William Keys was […]
Currently being researched. A report in the South London Press (5 January 1916) states that Alfred Henry Kent appeared on a commemorative crucifix, now lost, outside St Anne’s Church, South Lambeth Road, London SW8.
V. Kemp-Giles This remains a tentative identification as, to date, no corroborative evidence has come to light, other than a listing on the war memorial inside St Michael’s Church, Stockwell Park Road, London SW9 0DA, which gives Verner as the first name.
S. F. Kemp Second Lieutenant, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, Bucks Batallion Killed in action age 34 on 16 April 1918 Awarded Military Cross See Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry for an account of the attack in which Kemp died. CWGC: “Eldest son of Frank John and Ellen Kemp, of 40 Lansdowne Gardens, London; husband […]
H. J. Kemp Service no. L/3287 Lance Corporal, 16th (The Queen’s) Lancers, “C” Sqdn. Born in South Norwood; enlisted in London; lived in Clapham Died of wounds age 22 on 22 October 1914 CWGC: “Son of Frank John and Ellen Kemp, of 40 Lansdowne Gardens, South Lambeth, London.” Remembered at St Andre Communal Cemetery, Nord, […]