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
In 1911 John Simpson Hymes, 29, lived at 16 Westgate Road, Dartford. He was a sales manager, 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; two further children followed. The couple married at St Mark’s, Kennington in 1908.
Hymes’s widow married James F. Moore in 1919.