W. H. M. Giles
Service no. G/4952
Private, Royal Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion
Died on 9 May 1915
Born in Lambeth; enlisted in London; lived in Stockwell
Remembered at Helles Memorial, Turkey
William Henry Murray Giles was born in Lambeth on 28 January 1885, the son of Walter George Giles, a carman from Godalming, Surrey, and Lillian Jane (née Ford) from Lambeth. The family lived in Waterloo.
In 1908 William married Florence Winifred Bartlett at St John the Evangelist, Waterloo. A son, Henry, was born in 1910 and a daughter, Mabel, in 1911. By 1911 the family were living in two rooms at 26 Burgoyne Road, Stockwell. He enlisted in London. William worked as a carman for Lambeth Borough Council.