S. C. Withey Service no. 490673 Serjeant, London Regiment, 2nd/13th Kensington Battalion Enlisted in Kensington; lived in Brixton Killed in action on 8 December 1917, aged about 22 Remembered at Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and St Andrew’s Church, Landor Road, London SW9 Information from the censuses Insurance clerk Sidney Charles Withey lived at 14 Dalyell […]
Killed in action on 26 May 1915, aged about 22.
T. ThorneCorporal, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 2nd Bn. Service no. 9948Died on 31 October 1914, aged 22Remembered at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Chris Burge writes: Thomas Thorne was born in Lambeth in 1892 and baptised on 31 January at St Andrew’s, Stockwell Green, the third child of William and Sarah Jane Thorne. By […]
S. H. J. Sore Service no. 614318 Private, London Regiment, 2nd/19th Battalion, formerly 5508, 9th London Regiment Born in Clapham; enlisted at Oxford Street, London; lived in Clapham Killed in action on 22 March 1918, aged 22 CWGC: “Only son of Alfred Harry and Mary Emma Sore, of 8 Larkhall Lane, Clapham, London. Served also […]
H. F. Simpson Service no. 5190 Private, Royal Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion Born in Battersea; enlisted in Lambeth; lived in Stockwell Died of wounds on 3 June 1918, aged 22 CWGC: “Son of Frederick and Clara Jane Simpson, of 52 Bellefields Rd., Brixton London. Solicitor’s Clerk.” Remembered at Ebblinghem Military Cemetery, France Information from the 1911 […]
J. RogersPrivate, Hampshire Regiment, 2nd Bn. Service no. 27971Died on 6 May 1918, aged about 22.Remembered at Remembered at Cinq Rues British Cemetery, Hazebrouck, Nord, France Chris Burge writes: Joseph Rogers, born in Lambeth in 1896, was the youngest of six siblings. He was baptised together with his two-year-old brother Edward on 16 December at […]
Died on 26 March 1917, aged about 22. He and his brother are listed at Stockwell. Two others survived.
G. Ormond Service no. G/37729 Private, Royal Fusiliers, 11th Battalion Born in Lambeth; enlisted in London; lived in Clapham Killed in action on 30 September 1918, aged 22 CWGC: “Son of Mrs H. Ormond, of 56, Larkhall Lane, Clapham, London.” Remembered at Unicorn Cemetery, Vend’huil, France, and at Waterloo Station, London Information from Shani Wheatley […]
T. P. Messenger Service no. 202245 Lance Corporal, London Regiment, 1st/1st Battalion Died on 28 May 1918 aged 22 Remembered at Soissons Memorial, France Information from the censuses Thomas Percy Messenger, a 15-year-old grocer’s errand boy, lived at 46 Horace Street, Stockwell, where his family occupied four rooms. His father, John Messenger, 56, a wood […]
A. J. Laskey Service no. 22997 Lance Corporal, Border Regiment, 1st Battalion; formerly 10696, East Surrey Regiment Born in Lambeth; enlisted at Kingston-on-Thames; lived in Stockwell Killed in action on 1 July 1916, aged about 22 Remembered at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France In 1911 Albert John David Laskey, 17, was working as an errand boy. He […]