London history over 2000 years

London history over 2000 years

London County Council in the Great War 1914 - 1918

LCC index

Housing Department  - Note : The names of those who died while on active service are marked *
Acton, Henry James (1917-19) : Air Mechanic (1st Class), R.A.F. ; France 15 months.

Adams, Charles Andrew (1915-18); Private, 60th Canadians ; France 2 years 2 months.

Adby, Victor (1915-16) ; Corporal, R.F.A. ; France 5 months.

Alexander, Harold (1917-19) ; Sergeant, R. Inniskiiling Fusiliers ; France 17 months.

Allard, George Amos (1914-19) ; Lance-Corporal, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry ; France 3 years 6 months, Germany 9 months (prisoner of war).

Attewell, John (1914-18) ; Quarter-master-Sergeant, R. E. ; France 1 month.

Ball, Sidney Herbert (1916-19) ; Private, Middlesex and R.W. Surrey Regiments, and Labour Corps.

*Barklamb, Edward Charles (1914-15); Private, E. Surrey Regiment ; France 6 months ; Killed in action, 27th September, 1915.

*Bayliss, Thomas (1914-18) ; Private, 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards ; France 17 months ; Killed in action, 27th September, 1918.

Bell, Charles Herbert (1916-19) ; Private, R.A.F. ; France 2 years 4 months.

Beresford, Henry Albert (1915-19); Sergeant, Middlesex Regiment ; France 15 months.

Bloomfield, Harry (1916-19) ; Private, R.A.S.C. (M.T.) ; France 16 months.

Bolger, Edward (1914-19) ; Sergeant, 1st Battalion Irish Guards ; France 4 years 9 months.

Bouch, Arthur Charles (1915-19) ; Sergeant, R.F.A.

Bowtle, George Phillips (1915-19) ; Sergeant, R.A.S.C. ; France 3 years.

* Bradford, Ivan Wilfred (1914) ; Private, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards ; France 2 months ; Died of wounds, 21st October, 1914.

Breeze, William Thomas (1916-19) ; Sergeant, R.A.F. ; Palestine 2 years 10 months.

Butcher, Richard James (1914-19) ; Gunner, R.G.A.

* Carey, Edward (1914-15) ; Lance-Corporal, Irish Guards ; France 4 months ; Killed in action, l8th May, 1915.

Carter, Henry (1914-19) ; Private, R. Irish Rifles ; Gallipoli 8 months, France 3 years.

Cook, John Percy (1915-19); Private, 8th Battalion E. Surrey and 3rd Battalion E. Kent Regiments ; France 14 months.

Cooper, Arthur Henry (1916-19) ; Private, Royal Fusiliers ; France 2 years.

*Cox, William Henry (1914-15) ; Quarter-master-Sergeant, R.E. ; Died, 26th May, 1915.

Cranstoun, Edward (1915-19); Lance-Corporal, R.A.S.C. (M.T.) ; France 3 years 6 months.

Cross, Ernest Charles (1915-19) ; Private, King's Royal Rifle Corps ; France 1 year, Germany (prisoner of war) 18 months.

Cross, Stephen (1916-19); Corporal, 10th Battalion London Regiment, 15th Battalion Devonshire Regiment and Labour Corps.

Cullum, William Frederick (1914-19); Quartermaster-Sergeant, East Yorkshire Regiment, West Riding Regiment and Labour Corps ; France 1 month.

* Daysh, Frederick Arthur George (1914); Private, Coldstream Guards ; France 1 month ; Missing, believed dead, 14th September, 1914.

Deare, Alban Bertie (1917-19); Private, 13th Battalion Devonshire Regiment and Labour Corps ; France 2 years.

Doggett, Ernest Edward (1915-18); Sapper, Royal West Kent Regiment and R.E.

Downes, Arthur (1916-19) ; Private, R.W. Surrey Regiment and Labour Corps ; Salonica 2 years 6 months.

Dunn, Jesse William (1916-19); Acting Corporal, R.A.O.C. ; France 3 years 4 months.

Elliott, Thomas Joseph (1918-19) ; Private, Royal Marine Engineers.

Evans, Frederick Charles (1914-19); Driver, R.A.S.C. ; France 3 years 9 months.

Exall, Nelson Victor (1915-19); Private, R.A.S.C. (.M.T.) ; France 2 years 6 months.

Flook, Lewis Paul (1915-19); Sergeant, 22nd Battalion London Regiment and R.A.F.

French, Alfred Arthur (1915-16) ; Sapper, R.E. ; France 7 months.

Gentry, Henry Thomas (1915-19) ; Lieutenant, R.N.V.R., Anti-Aircraft ; France 1 month.

* Gilchrist, Amos Jeeves (1914-18); Private, Royal Fusiliers, East Kent and Middlesex Regiments, Labour Corps and Northumberland Fusiliers ; Died, 3rd November, 1918.

Gilchrist, Oliver (1915-19); Private, R.W. Kent Regiment.

Grady, Henry Charles (1918-19) ; Private, R.A.F.

*Hale, Joseph Dinnin (1914-15) ; Private, Yorksliire Regiment ; France 7 months ; Killed in action, 10th March, 1915.

Haliday, Frank (1915-19); Private, Norfolk and Essex Regiments. ; Gallipoli 6 months, France 10 months.

Harris, Harold (1916-19); Private, R.W. Surrey Regiment, Rifle Brigade, Devonshire Regiment, 29th Battalion Middlesex Regiment and Labour Corps ; France 4 months.

Haselgrove, Reginald Howard (1914-19) ; Lieutenant, 5th Battalion London Regiment and R.G.A. ; France 9 months.

Henfrey, Arthur William (1914-l8); Sec-Lieutenant, 16th Battalion London Regiment; France.

Hobbs. Frederick Charles (1916-19); Private, King's Royal Rifle Corps, Royal West Kent Regiment and Ritle Brigade ; India 2 years 1 month.

Holden, John Herbert (1915-19) ; Sapper, R.E. ; France 3 years 4 months.

Horsman, Samuel Henry (1915-19); Sec-Lieutenant, R.F.A. ; France 2 years, Salonica 1 year.

Huber, Ernest Henry (1915-19) : Mentioned in despatches ; Quartermaster-Sergeant, R.A.M.C. ; France 4 years 1 month.

Huggett, John Averest (1914-19); Private, Royal Fusiliers ; France 4 years, 6 months.

Hugkulstone, Albert Edward (1915-19); Sapper, R.E. ; France 3 years 3 months, Germany 6 months.

Humphreys, Albert Edward (1915-19); Private, Middlesex Regiment, Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders, and R.D.C

Jackson, Herbert Russell (1916-19); Sergeant, R.E.

Kemble, Harry (1915-19) ; Private, R.A.S.C. ; France 3 years 8 months.

Kendall. Harry (1915-19) ; Sergeant, R.F.A., Royal Scots and R.A.S.C.

Keyte, John Thomas (1916-19); Lance-Corporal. York and Lancaster Regiment and R.E. ; France 5 months.

Kimberley, William Charles (1915-19); Private, R.A.S.C. and Labour Corps ; France 3 years 9 months.

Knight, John Deacon (1914-18); Sergeant, Training Reserve.

Knowler, William Henry (1916-19); Private, Royal Fusiliers, Black Watch, R.D.C. Middlesex and R.W. Surrey Regiments.

Knowles, Edmund Harvey (1915-19); M.M. ; 2nd Corporal, R.E. ; France 3 years 10 months.

Lambert, Herbert John (1914-19); Sec-Lieutenant, R.W. Kent and R.W. Surrey Regiments and R.A.S.C. ; Gallipoli 3 months, Egypt 2 months, France 1 week.

Lawrence, Phillip Shepherd (1917-19); Air Mechanic (3rd Class), R.A.F.

Lockwood, Ernest Hesse (1916-18); Corporal, Royal Fusiliers, Northamptonshire Regiment and Labour Corps ; France 7 months.

Marks, Alfred Henry (1914-19) ; Private, London Regiment, Rifle Brigade and Labour Corps ; France 16 months.

Margeson, James Edward (1914-19); Private, 4th Dragoon Guards; France.

Martin, S. C. (1916-19) ; Private, 6th Battalion London Regiment ; France 18 months.

Mead, Samuel William (1915-19): Private, Middlesex Regiment aiKl .Machine Gun Corps ; France 16 months.

Mills, J. W. (1916-19); Air Mechanic (1st Class), R.A.F. ; France 13 months.

Oliver, Walter James (1914-19) ; Lance-Corporal, London Regiment ; France 3 years 11 months.

Orrin, James (1914-19); M.M., Mentioned in Army Orders ; Sergeant, R.E. ;
Galliiioli 6 months, France 1 year 9 months.

Orrin, William Alexander (1915-19) ; Gunner, R.F.A. and R.G.A. ; France 2 years.

Osborn, Felix (1914-19); Private, R. Marine Light Infantry ; Belgium 1 month, Gallipoli 8 months.

Page, Victor Lawrence (1915-19) ; Bombardier, R.F.A. ; France 2 years 8 months.

Perkins, Stanley George (1915-18) ; Private, London Regiment ; France 2 years 6 months.

Pessell, Thomas Frederick (1914-19) ; Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment ; France 3 years 9 months.

Priest, Henry Arthur (1916-19) ; Private, Royal West Surrey and Royal Sussex Regiments and Somerset Light Infantry ; France 17 months.

Ray, James Scott (1916-19) ; Private, London Regiment ; France 14 months, Salonica 6 months, Palestine 1 year, Germany 7 months.

Rees, Alfred Edward (1914-19) ; Major, Royal Fusiliers ; Mediterranean 7 months.

Richardson, Joseph (1915-19) ; Sapper, R.E. ; France 3 years 7 months.

Roots, Roberts Odell (1914-18) ; Corporal R.F.A. ; France C weeks, Salonica 3 years.

Rouse, C. (1916-19) ; Private, London Regiment and Royal Fusiliers ; France 2 years 4 months.

* Rushworth, Tom Sadler (1914-16); Captain, 7th Bn. London Regiment ; France 15 months ; Killed in action, 18th September, 1916.

Smith, Alfred (1917-19) ; Staff-Sergeant, R.A.S.C. (M.T.).

Snook, George (1914-19) ; Private, 4th Grenadier Guards.

Stone-Fry, Walter William (1914-19) Sergeant, 3rd Hussars and East Surrey Regiment; France 1 week.

Strachan, William Hardie (1914-19) Regimental Sergeant- Major, R.E. ; France 6 months, Salonica 2 years 6 months.

Suttle, Benjamin Thompson (1914-19) Private, Royal Fusiliers ; Malta 5 months

Taylor, Sidney William (1915-19) ; Gunner, R.G.A. ; France 2 years 6 months.

Tennant, William Henry (1914-19) Lance-Bombardier, R.G.A. ; France 3 years 6 months.

Tilsley, John (1918-19) ; Private, R.A.F. France 5 months.

Tokins, Harry (1914-19) ; Sergeant R.G.A. ; France 3 years 8 months.

Townsend, Edgar Randolph (1915-19) Leading Air Mechanic, R.N.A.S. and R.A.F. ; France 13 luoutlis, Greece 1 year 8 months.

Townsend, Edward Aldridge (1915-19) ; Lance-Corporal, R.E. ; France 1 year 11 months, Germany 1 month.

Turner, Henry Charles Pettit (1915-18); Corporal, R. Marine Light Infantry.

Twilley, Herbert (1916-19) ; Sergeant, Northumberland Fusiliers and Tank Corps ; France 13 montlLS.

Walker, Percy Gordon (1914-19) ; R.D. ; Paymaster Lieutenant - Commander, R.N.R. ; France 18 months.

Wiles, Albert Edward (1915-19); Corporal, R.A.S.C and R.E.; France 2 years.

Willey, Lawrence Walter (1914-19) ; M.M. ; Sergeant, E. Surrey Regiment and Labour Corps ; France 3 years 4 months.

Williams, Christopher Edward (1916-19); Private, Royal Fusiliers and Labour Corps ; France 16 months.


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