J. S. Hymes
Service no. 394311
Rifleman, London Regiment (Queen Victoria’s Rifles), 1st/9th Battalion
Enlisted in London; lived in Brixton
Died of wounds on 29 May 1917
Remembered at Etaples Military Cemetery, France
Information from the 1911 census
This information is offered tentatively. In 1911 a John Simpson Hymes lived at 16 Westgate Road, Dartford. John, 29, was working as a sales manager. He was born in Liverpool. His wife, Ruby Clara Hymes, 24, was born in Lambeth, and their son, John Edward Hymes, 10 months, was born in Clapham.