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World War 1 - Detailed information
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ABBOTT [Hines] William
Permanent Way Labourer, Saxmundham - Private, 33995, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 13 October 1917. Aged 25. Son of William Hines, of Saxmundham, Suffolk, and the late Harriet Hines. Joined Great Eastern Railway December 1914. Born Saxmundham, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds 24 April 1917. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 21. See also Saxmundham
ABBOTT William Tunnage
Clerk, Locomotive Accountant Office, Stratford - Lance Corporal 6586, 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry). Killed in action 15 March 1917. Aged 24. Son of William Tunnage Abbott and Banny Abbott of 308, Thorold Road, Ilford. Born at Stratford, London. Joined the Great Eastern Railway in May 1910, working there until he enlisted January 1916 at Armoury House, Finsbury. Buried in GOMMECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY NO. 2, HEBUTERNE,Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row G. Grave 27.
ADAMS Arthur Copestake
Draughtsman, Chief Civil Engineer's Department - Private 17967, 4th Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 14 August 1917, Aged 22. Born Manor Park, Essex. Son of the late Mr A Adams. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1909. Enlisted February 1916 at Leyton. Buried in CANADA FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row B. Grave 45.
ADAMS Charles George
Engine Cleaner, Stratford - Private 11937, 2nd Battalion, Duke Of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 1 July 1915. Aged 21. Born Whitechapel, London, resident Leyton, Essex, enlisted Stratford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway Midsummer Day 1913. Buried in HOUPLINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 35.
ADAMS Ernest
General Labourer, Ipswich, Civil Engineer's Department - Private 26429, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 23. Only son of Charles and Sarah Adams, of 17, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich. Born and resident Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 4 March 1915. Enlisted 8 February 1916 at Bury St. Edmunds. Buried in RONSSOY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Row B. Grave 21.
ADAMS John
Horsekeeper, GN, GC & GE Cartage Committee - Gunner 47578, 29th Battery, 43nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 13 September 1914. Born and enlisted London. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
ADCOCK Richard
Permanent Way Labourer, Chief Civil Engineer's Department, Lowestoft - Private 13893, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1916. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft and Lowestoft St Margarets
ALDIS Alan Cecil
Porter, Whitlingham - Lance Corporal G/87390, 13th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 13 October 1918. Aged 20. Born Holme Hale, Theford, Norfolk, resident Thorpe St. Andrew, Norfolk. Son of Mr and Mrs A Aldis, of Station House, Acle, Norwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1913. Enlisted June 1917 in Norwich. Buried in DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY, BEUGNY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 1. See also Acle, Norfolk
ALDOUS Edwin John William
Booking Clerk, Althorne - Ordinary Seaman J/51025, H.M.S. "Pembroke", Royal Navy. Died from lobar pneumonia 5 April 1916 at Royal Naval Hospital, Chatha, Kent. Aged 20. Born 23 August 1895 in Epping, Essex. Son of Mary Ada Aldous, of 93, Rose Valley, Brentwood, and the late Edwin Aldous. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1910. Enlisted 15 March 1916 for the duration of the hostilities. Height 5 feet 5 inches, chest 37 inches, brown hair, blue eyes, fair complexion. Buried in BRENTWOOD (LONDON ROAD) CEMETERY, Essex. Plot/Row/Section M. Grave 43.
ALDRIDGE Philip
Foreman Porter, Ware - Private 67669, 2/3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Killed in action 26 October 1917. Aged 32. Born Hertford, resident Ware. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1900. Enlisted May 1917 in Hertford. Formerly 24190, 3rd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
ALLEN Ernest
Permanent Way Labourer, Parkeston Quay - Corporal 8834, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 2 July 1916, wounded the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Aged 30. Son of Annie and the late Henry Allen of Little Oakley, near Harwich, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 16 March 1914. Buried in BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row H. Grave 7.
ALLEN Percy Walter
Porter Shunter, Trowse - Private 21073, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 19 October 1916. Aged 22. Born Whittleford, Cambs, resident Trouse, Norwich, enlisted Norwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1913. Formery 19305, Norfolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C. See also Whittlesford
ALLUM Frank [Herbert]
Labourer (Bridge Painter), Engineer's Department - Private L/12724, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 14 September 1914. Aged 24. Born Wood Green, resident Leyton, enlisted Hounslow. Son of William and Ellen Elizabeth Allum. Joined Great Eastern Railway 14 August 1912. No known grave. Commemorated on Commemorated at LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
ALSTON George Ernest
Porter, Goods, Bishopsgate - Private S/5020, 2nd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 7 November 1914. Aged 24. Born Coggeshall, Essex, resident West Ham, Essex, enlisted London. Son of Mr. A. H. Alston, of 16, Leabon St., West Ham, London. Joined the Great Eastern Railway May 1912. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11 - 13 and 14.
ALVIN Sidney
Clerk, Audit Department - Lance Corporal 320820, 2nd/6th (City of London) Battalion (Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 30 October 1917. Aged 30. Resident Chingford. Son of Henry Edward and Emily Alvin, of 34, Scholar's Road, Chingford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 6 October 1902. Enlisted 4 Sept 1914 in London, E.C. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 150. See also Chingford
AMENDT Henry Christopher
Clerk, Hotel Department - Private (Trooper) 115225, 'A' Squadron, 2nd County of London Yeomanry (Westminster Dragoons). Killed in action in Palestine 14 August 1917. Aged 25. Born London, Middlesex, resident London, E.C. Son of H. C. T. Amendt, of 55, Queen's Avenue, Muswell Hill, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 2 January 1911. Enlisted 4 August 1914 in London. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XX. Row E. Grave 16.
AMPS James Young
Private 106029, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 25 March 1918. Born and resident Oakington, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Cambridge. Buried in ASSEVILLERS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 7. See also Girton War Memorial
ANDERSON Walter Ernest
Porter, Peterborough - Lance-Corporal 22967, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 20. Born Whiting, near Wells, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1914. Enlisted January 1916 in King's Lynn, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3. See also Heacham, Norfolk
ANDREWS George Ernest
Clerk - Sergeant TF/2312, 1/7th Battalion, Duke Of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 26 June 1916. Aged 24. Born and resident Tottenham, Middlesex, enlisted Hornsey, Middlesex. Son of George W. and Jemima Andrewes, of 1, Almond Rd., Tottenham, London. Buried in HEBUTERNE MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row M. Grave 6.
ANDREWS Lancelot Charles Victor
Lad Porter, Felstead - Private 45052, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 17 December 1917. Aged 20. Born Long Melford. Son of Charles and Sarah Andrews, of Bull Lane, Long Melford, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1915. Enlisted December 1916 in Warley, Essex. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row G. Grave 11. See also Long Melford
ANDREWS William
Permanent Way Labourer, Civil Engineer's Department - Private G/22353, 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 20 July 1917. Aged 26. Born Chidwell, Essex, resident Buckhurst Hill, Essex. Son of Albert Walter and Fanny Frances Andrews, of 59, Albert Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1915. Enlisted Epping, Essex. Buried at LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XVII. Row H. Grave 17A.
ANDREWS William Henry
Acting Fireman, Stratford - Rifleman 608044, 18th (County Of London) Battalion (London Irish Rifles), London Regiment posted to 2nd Battalion,Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Born Plaistow, resident Stratford. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1912. Enlisted June 1915 at Stratford. Formerly 2128, Essex Section, Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 11.
ANTHONY Edward John
Porter, Clapton - Private 12345, 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in action at Gallipoli 15 August 1915. Aged 23. Born Mildmay Park, London. Brother of Miss C. M. Anthony, of Thompson, Thetford, Norfolk. Enlisted September 1914 at Walthamstow, Essex. Formerly 13407, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Buried in AZMAK CEMETERY, SUVLA, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Grave lost. Special Memorial 30.
APPLEBY A?
No further information currently available
APPLEBY Christopher George
Acting Corporal 30740, 1st/6th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 19 September 1918. Born Colchester, resident Peckham, Surrey, enlisted Westminster, Middlesex. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section E. Grave 39.
ARCHER Thomas Albert
Porter, Blossoms Inn - Corporal 8887, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 26 April 1916. Aged 38. Born Bethnal Green, Middlesex, resident Hoxton, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 25 June 1908. Enlisted August 1914 in Dalston, Middlesex. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 151.
ARGENT John [Henry]
Platelayer, Newmarket - Private 5530, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 May 1915. Aged 34. Born Cambridge. Son of John Argent, of 23, Beche Rd., Cambridge, and the late Sarah Argent; husband of Harriet May Gough (formerly Argent), of 54, Young St, Cambridge. Enlisted Cambridge. Reservist rejoined Suffolk Regiment August 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Cambridge Guildhall
ARGYLE W?
No further information currently available
ARNO Albert
Goods Porter, Ilford - Private, 18662, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 12 April 1918. Born Bethnal Green, Middlesex, resident Bow, enlisted Bethnal Green. Son of Joseph and Ellen Arno; husband of Florence May Arno, of 26, Strone Rd., Green St., Forest Gate, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1913. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1.
ARNOLD George [William]
Able Seaman, Harwich, Continental Steamers - Able Seaman, H.M.S. "Vienna", Mercantile Marine Reserve. Died from disease 20 June 1917. Aged 52. Son of John William and Frances Jane Arnold; husband of Agnes Arnold, of 20, Elm Grove, Higher Tranmere, Birkenhead. Joined Great Eastern Railway 4 November 1901. Buried IN DOVERCOURT CEMETERY, Essex. New portion. Grave 1941.
ARNOLD S
No further information currently available
ARRAH Henry [Horace]
Porter, Tottenham - Sergeant 8685, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 12 October 1916. Aged 27. Born Kennington, resident Upper Edmonton, enlisted Straford, London. Son of Henry Charles and Rebecca Arrah, of 'Rohila', 11 The Hatch, Chingford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated at THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B.
ASHBY Alfred
Porter, Seven Sisters - Private 235615, 1st/5th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince Of Wales' Own). Died as a Prisoner of War 5 November 1918. Aged 29. Born Brighton, Sussex. Son of Thomas and Sarah Ashby, of 10, Genotin Terrace, Enfield Town, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1914. Enlisted April 1916 in Mill Hill, London. Formerly 6815, Durham Light Infantry. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot II. Row L. Grave 1.
ASHPOLE A?
No further information currently available
ASHTON Harold
Greaser, Lincoln - Lance Corporal 7693, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of Tuberculosis (Tubercula Phyhisis) 25 March 1916 in Lincoln. Born 2 January 1897 in Sudbrooke (Snelland), Lincoln. Son of Catherine Ashton, of 14, Princes Street, Lincoln. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1914. Attested 10 August 1914 at Lincoln, aged 18 years 218 days, Greaser by trade, unmarried. Discharged as no longer physically fit for service 18 September 1915. Served in France from 26 January 1915 to 26 February 1915. Height 5 feet 11½ inches, weight 126 lbs, chest 35 inches, blue eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, a Groom Boy, son of George and Catherine Ashton, resident Sudbrooke, Lincoln.
ASHTON N?
No further information currently available
ASHTON Thomas Buck
Signalman, Pinchbeck (G.N. & G.E. Joint Line Service) - Private 38203, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 April 1918. Aged 24. Born and resident Gosberton, Lincolnshire. Son of Mrs. Harriet Buck, of Gosberton Risegate, Spalding, Lincs. Enlisted 1917 at Spalding, Lincolnshire. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4.
ASHTON William
Platelayer, Ingham - Lance Corporal 13039, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 May 1915. Aged 27. Born 3 March 1888 in Bury St. Edmunds. Son of Alfred and Alice Ashton, of 17, St Edmund's Place, Bury St Edmund's. Joined Great Eastern Railway 14 February 1910. Enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.
ASTON John Arthur
Pointsman, Park - Sapper WR/266713, 41st Broad Gauge Operating Company, Railways Battalion, Royal Engineers. Accidentally killed while performing shunting operations 8 August 1918. Aged 26. Born Tottenham, Middlesex. Husband of Bessie Emily Aston, of 18, Victoria Crescent, St. Ann's Road, South Tottenham, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1911. Enlisted Woolwich, Kent. Formerly 25390, Royal Army Medical Corps. Buried in LES BARAQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, SANGATTE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV/ Row D. Grave 13.
ATKINS Arthur J
Fireman - Able Seaman (Fireman), "Copenhagen" (Harwich), Mercantile Marine. Killed by an explosion at sea when his ship was torpedoed 5 March 1917. Aged 41. Born 1876 in Essex. Resident 23, Parkeston Road, Parkeston, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.
ATKINS W F
Cleaner - Private
ATTEWELL William Clive
[Listed as William Olive ATTEWELL on SDGW] Clerk, Ipswich, Goods - Private 3951, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 August 1916. Aged 21. Born Islington, Middlesex. Son of Mr and Mrs Attewell, of 35, Belstead Road, Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 3 September 1907. Enlisted February 1916 at Bury St. Edmunds. Buried in CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row J. Grave 9.
AUGER J
No further information currently available
AUKER George Thomas John
Clerk, Liverpool Street, CTMO - Private 26243, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 21. Born and resident Buckhurst Hill, Essex. Son of Richard and Kate Auker, of 53, Palace Gardens, Buckhurst Hill, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1911. Enlisted February 1916 at Shoreditch, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.
AUSTIN Chris
[Listed as Chriss on SDGW] Porter, Harwich - Lance Corporal 4/7209, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 April 1917. Aged 27. Born and resident Brightlingsea, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1913. Enlisted August 1914 at Harwich. Buried in FEUCHY CHAPEL BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 31.
AUSTIN George
Casual Labourer, Stratford, Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department - Driver 47016, "C" Battery, 97th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 9 December 1915. Resident London. Enlisted November 1914 in London. Buried at CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Plot IX. Row D. Grave 56.
AUSTIN Henry [Robert]
Carriage Washer, Ilford - Private 204378, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 May 1917. Aged 29. Born 28 June 1887 in Ilford, Essex. Resident Ilford, ssex. Husband of Ellen Austin, of 4, Salisbury Cottages, Roden St., Ilford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1912. Enlisted 13 January 1917 in Ilford. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
AUSTIN James Richard
Assistant Porter, Bishopsgate - Private 18505, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 6 September 1916. Aged 21. Born Woodford, Essex. Son of William and Sarah Jane Austin. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1914. Enlisted June 1915 in Walthamstow, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated at THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.
AYLOTT Frederick George
Porter, Forest Gate - Private 422417, "A" Company, 2nd/10th (County of London) Battalion (Hackney), London Regiment. Died 24 August 1918. Aged 22. Born Leyton, resident Wanstead. Son of John and Harriett Aylott, of 49, Cowley Road, Wanstead, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1910. Enlisted January 1916 in Shoreditch. Buried in BRAY HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 26.

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