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GREENWICH POSTMEN WAR MEMORIAL

World War - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2013

The Greenwich Postmen Memorial measures width 29 inches, height 18 inches and is made of marble. It has been been relocated to Charlton & Greenwich Letter Sorting Office, 25 Horn Lane, Greenwich, London. SE10 0DP. It lists those who served and survived and those who died. The lists below start with those who died and then lists those who survived.

Photograph above copyright © Jim Marrett 2013

SERVED IN HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES
1949 - 1919

R.I.P.

HODGES

George William

Corporal 738160, 1/24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Died of wounds 3 January 1919. Aged 25. Enlisted London, resident Walworth. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Hodges, of 87, Carter St., Walworth, London. Formerly 2220, 1/9th Battalion, London Regiment. In the 1911 census he is the son of Frederick and Eleanor Hodges, aged 17, Telegraph Messenger, born Southwark, London, resident 108 Carter St, Walworth, London S.E. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XII. Row E. Grave 29.

PITTS

Herbert Ernest

Gunner L/38317, "B" Battery, 161st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 6 November 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted Deptford, London S.E,, resident Greenwich, London S.E. Son of Joseph and Amelia Pitts, of 28, Glenister Rd., East Greenwich, London. In the 1911 census he is living with his parents Joseph and Amelia Pitts, aged 15, a Telegraph Messenger, born London S.E., resident 28 Glenister Road, East Greenwich S.E. Buried in GWALIA CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row E. Grave 13.

WALKLING

James Ernest

Private 8926, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died of wounds 17 July 1916. Born and resident Forest Hill, London, enlisted Woolwich, London. Husband of Emily E. Walkling, of 53, Devonshire Rd., Forest Hill, London. Born in the Lweisham Registration District, London January to March Quarter 1887. In the 1901 census he is living with his parents John and Lizzie Walkling, aged 14, born Forest Hill, London, resident 9 Clude Place, Lewisham. In the 1911 census he is a Private (Signaller), 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, born London, Kent, aged 23, single, serving at Robert's Heghts, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 22.

Those who served

AGGERSBERG

W

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BEARHAM

M

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BROADHURST

A E

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BURR

E V

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COLEBECK

Alfred Frederick

Born 188 in East Greenwich, died 29 March 1929 at Chelsea Hospital. Son of Charles Thomas and Caroline Mary (nee Burrbery) Colebeck

CLARKE

F C

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CARTER

R F

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CHAPMAN

J

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DICORPO

D

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ERRINGTON

J

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ESSEX

H A

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FALDO

R J

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FITCH

R J

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FARRIN

W J

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FORD

W S

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MELHUISH

A J

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MILLER

W E

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MILLISS

W E

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PRITCHARD

H G

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PAGE

H

Born 1885. Son of Robert and Mary Jane.

ROOD

G M

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SAUNDERS

G W

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STAINES

H J

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SEABY

A S H

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STONEHAM

G F

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STANSBURY

J

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WATERS

F J

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WHITE

G W

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Last updated 18 August, 2014

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