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WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards - 2017

SURNAMES - C

CABLE Wilfred Henry
Messenger, Chief Traffic Manager's Office - Gunner 880868, 55th Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery attached "Y" 55th Trench Mortar Battery. Died of wounds 11 April 1917. Aged 20. Born Forest Gate, Essex. Son of Harry and Emma Cable, of 46, Field Rd., Forest Gate, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1911. Enlisted June 1916 at Stratford. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 4.
CALDECOAT Frank Ernest
Assistant Signalman, Peterborough, Fletton Road - Private 51959, 2nd/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 20 July 1918. Aged 23. Born Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1912. Enlisted December 1916 in Huntingdon. Formerly Sapper 217947, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers. Buried in MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 8.
CANHAM Arthur
Signalman, Littleport - Private G/2921, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 8 December 1916. Aged 26. Born and resident Ely, Cambridgeshire. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1907. Enlisted September 1914 Ely, Cambridgeshire. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 15. See also Ely Holy Trinity, Cambridgeshire and also Ely, Cambridgeshire.
CANNELL John
Vanguard, Bishopsgate - Lance Corporal 18168, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Killed in action 7 October 1918. Aged 21. Born Hoxton, Middlesex. Son of Mrs. L. Mason, of 28, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney Rd., London. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1912. Enlisted Shoreditch, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.
CARR Frank
Platelayer, Mark's Tey, Chief Civil Engineer's Department - Sapper WR/272569, 110th Railway Company, Royal Engineers. Died 13 February 1919. Aged 27. Son of James and Sarah Carr, of London Rd., Stanway. Joined Great Eastern Railway 14 march 1914. Enlisted April 1917. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Stanway, Essex, a scholar, resident with his parents, James and Sarah Carr, in Stanway London Road, Stanway, Lexden, Essex. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Stanway, Essex, a Gardener on Nursery, resident with his parents, James and Sarah Carr, in London Road Stanway Near Colchester, Stanway, Essex. In 1913, aged 23, he was a Labourer, joined the Railway Workers Colchester Branch of National Union of Railwaymen. Buried in STANWAY (ST. ALBRIGHT) CHURCHYARD, Essex. Grave 98.
CARR Herbert [Orten]
Labourer, Ponder's End, Chief Civil Engineer's Department - Private 7838, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 30 July 1916. Aged 28. Born Tottenham, Middlesex. Resident Edmonton, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 27 March 1914. Enlisted Tottenham, Middlesex. In 1914, aged 26, he was a Labourer, joined the Ponders End Railway Workers Branch of National Union of Railwaymen. He originally attested 31 August 1904, aged 18 years 1 month, as 5111, 5th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, a Van Guard, unmarried, born Tottenham, London, Middlesex, resident 37 Westfield Road, Hornsey, Edmonton, Middlesex, height 5 feet 2¾ inches, weight 119 lbs, chest 34½ inches, fresh complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England, transferred to Oxfordshire Light Infantry 7 December 1904, son of Charles and Sally Carr, of 37 Westfield Road, Hornsey. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, born Middlesex, resident with his parents, Charles and Sara (sic) Carr, in Selborne Road, Tottenham, Edmonton, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
CARR S G
Cleaner - Private - No further information currently available
CARR Zechariah
Fireman, Continental Steamers - Private 5580, 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 24 December 1915. Aged 35. Born Dovercourt, Essex. Son of Jeremiah and Eliza Carr, of Dovercourt, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 22 September 1911. Enlisted 4 August 1914 in Harwich. Buried in LA BRIQUE MILITARY CEMETERY NO. 2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 14.
CARTER George
Boiler Washer, Stratford - Corporal L/10976, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 12 October 1916. Aged 30. Born Leytonstone, Essex. Husband of Ellen Carter, of 121, Leyton Rd., Stratford, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1913. Reservist. Enlisted in Stratford, Essex. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 2A.
CARTER Richard
Platelayer, Temple Mills - Gunner 14612, 44th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died after falling from his horse 20 January 1915. Aged 41. Husband of F. Carter, of 8, Cooper's Lane, Leyton, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1909. Reservist. Buried in PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France. Plot VI. Row F. Grave 7.
CARTER Wesley
Porter, Woodham Ferrers - Corporal 250831, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 22 April 1918. Aged 22. Born and resident Thorrington, Essex. Son of David and Florence Carter, of Thorrington, Colchester. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1912. Enlisted May 1915 in Chelmsford. Buried in ST. VENANT-ROBECQ ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, ROBECQ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 18.
CASEY Sydney Harry
Restaurant Car Attendant, Hotels Department - Gunner 193001, 1/1st (North Midland) Heavy Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died of influenza 6 November 1918. Aged 34. Born Offton, Suffolk. Resident Norwich. Son of Charles Casey of Parkeston, Harwich; husband of Dorothy A. Casey of 45 Springfield Lane, Norwich Road, Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1899. Enlisted 29 May 1917 in Shoreditch, Middlesex. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot III. Row M. Grave 20.
CASSON, MM George William
Labourer, Temple Mills, Wagon Shop - Sergeant 8057, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 26 September 1916. Aged 23. Born Stratford. Resident Leyton. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1912. Enlisted August 1914 in Stratford. Formerly 4150, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in LONSDALE CEMETERY, AUTHUILLE, Somme, France. Plot V. Row T. Grave 9.
CASTRO Joseph
Porter, Bishopsgate (Low Level) - Second Corporal 257121, Railway Operating Department, Royal Engineers. Died of influenza. 29 January 1919. Aged 34. Husband of Florence Castro, of 12, Eleanor Rd., Hackney, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1913. Enlisted June 1916. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIII. Row B. Grave 6.
CATCHPOOLE James
[Spelt CATCHPOOL on SDGW and CWGC] Labourer, Stratford Sawmills - Lance Corporal 6413, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 5 June 1915. Born March 1884 in Walthamstow, Essex. Resident Ilford, Essex. Reservist. Enlisted in Stratford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 146 to 151 or 229 to 233.
CATER Osborne William
Supernumerary Porter, Yarmouth (South Town) - Private 43123, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 22 August 1918. Aged 22. Born Ashill, Thetford, Norfolk. Son of James and Maria Cater, of 13, Ashill, Thetford, Norfolk. Enlisted Watton, Norfolk. Buried in MEAULTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Row G. Grave 40.
CAWSTON George
Wagonmaker, Temple Mills - Sapper 2375, 2nd/2nd (London) Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 23 September 1916. Aged 25. Born 20 July 1891. Son of Mrs. Spurgeon, of Great Bardfield, Essex; husband of Alice Maud Cawston, of 3, Clarence Villas, Cambridge Rd., Stansted, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1907. Enlisted May 1915 in London. Buried inGROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 20.
CECIL Arthur Leslie
Clerk, Audit Office - Private 2115, "D" Company, 1st/3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Killed in action 10 March 1915. Aged 20. Born Forest Gate. Resident Ilford. Son of William Henry Cecil, of 26, Seven Kings Rd., Seven Kings, Essex, and the late Emily Eliza Cecil. Enlisted Edward Street. No known grave. Commemorated at LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 44.
CHALKLEY Frederick John
Porter, Seven Sisters - Private c/24931, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds whilst a German Prisoner of War 5 December 1917. Aged 20. Born Hornsey. Resident Wood Green. Son of Frederick and Fanny Chalkley, of 36, Moselle Avenue, Noel Park, Wood Green, London. Enlisted February 1916 in London. Buried in CAUDRY BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 12.
CHALLICE Frederick William
Clerk, Newmarket - Corporal 3386, 1st/5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of dysentery onboard Hospital Ship 'Soudan' at Gallipoli 23 October 1915. Aged 17. Born 14 March 1897. Son of James William Challice, of Holker House, Newmarket, and the late Lily Susanna Challice. Joined Great Eastern Railway 13 January 1913. Enlisted May 1915 in Bury St. Edmunds. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1897 in the Newmarket Registration District. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, son of James William and Lily Susanna Challice, born Newmarket, resident Lower Station Road, Newmarket All Saints. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, son of James William and Lily Susanna Challice, at school, born Newmarket, resident 5 Stamford Villas, Stamford Street, Newmarket. Buried in PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, Malta. Plot A. Row XVII. Grave 6. See also Cambridge County High School for Boys and also Newmarket, Suffolk
CHALLIS Alfred Godfrey
Porter, March - Private 6160, 1st/24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Killed in action 17 September 1916. Aged 20. Born Walsoken. Resident March, Cambridgeshire. Son of Richard and Elizabeth Challis, of Meadowgate Lane, Gate Crossing, Walsoken, Wisbech, Cambs. Joined Great Eastern Railway December 1912. Enlisted January 1916 in March, Cambridgeshire. Formerly 24389, 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 D 9 C 13 C and 12 C. See also Walsoken, Norfolk
CHALLIS Charles Sydney
Porter, Fenchurch Street - Lance Corporal 26705, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 14 April 1917. Aged 25. Born Magdalen, Kings Lynn. Resident Downham Market, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1912. Enlisted Ilford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Watlington, Norfolk and Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, Norfolk
CHAMBERS A
No further information currently available
CHAMBERS Victor John
Casual Labourer, Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department, Stratford - Private R/33865, 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 30 November 1917. Aged 20. Born Stepney, Middlesex. Resident Leytonstone, Essex. Son of Henry Gifford Chambers and Rosa Chambers, of 24, Elm Rd., Leytonstone, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway August 1915. Enlisted June 1915 in Stratford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 9.
CHAMBERS William
Apprentice Coachmaker - Rifleman 2816, 6th (City of London) Battalion (Rifles) London Regiment. Killed by shrapnel 26 January 1916. Aged 19. Resident Stratford. Son of Mr. J. Chambers, of 46, Etchingham Rd., Stratford, London. Enlisted September 1914 in London. Buried in MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 33.
CHANDLER Cecil Gervoise
Clerk, Trowse Station - Lance Corporal 13089, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1916. Aged 21. Born Ipswich, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 11 January 1911. Enlisted in Norwich, Norfolk. IN the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Ipswich, Suffolk, a Railway Clerk, resident with his parents, Sansam and Annie Frances Chandler, at 56 Plumstead Road, Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
CHANTER Percy James
Shunter, Cambridge - Private 89539, "B" Battery, 152nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1918. Aged 25. Born Cambridge. Son of James and Amelia Chanter, of 96, Ross St., Mill Rd., Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1910. Enlisted September 1914 in Cambridge. Formerly 13525, 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in the south-east side of VIERZY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Aisne, France. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Philips
CHAPLIN Charles Edward
Loader and Checker - Lance Corporal 14638, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1916. Aged 22. Born 2 September 1893, Born and resident Havering, Essex. Son of Charles and Eliza Ann Chaplin, of Brickfield Cottage, Havering, Romford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1910. Enlisted 5 September 1914 in Warley, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 D.
CHAPLIN David [James]
Permanent Way Labourer - Private 16939, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 May 1915. Born 25 September 1917 in Gt. Cornard, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 29 April 1907. Enlisted December 1914 in Sudbury. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.
CHAPLIN David Henry
Painter, Temple Mills, Wagon Works - Private 19312, "B" Company, 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 15 July 1916. Aged 21. Born Kelvedon, Essex. Resident Leyton, Essex. Son of Henry and Emma Jane Chaplin, of 26, Tyndall Rd., Leyton, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1911. Enlisted September 1914 in Stratford, Essex. As a Painter, aged 17, he joined the Leyton (2) Branch of the Railway Workers, National Union of Railwaymen, in 1913. Formerly Trooper 16931, 4th Reserve Cavalry Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C and 3 A.
CHAPLIN W
Fireman - possibly William Charles CHAPLIN, Fireman, "Copenhagen" (Harwich), Mercantile Marine. Killed at sea when his ship was torpedoed 5 March 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Alice Rose Flory (formerly Chaplin, nee Bennett), of 89, Albion St., Ipswich. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.
CHAPMAN Arthur [Albert]
Fireman, Continental Steamers - Ship's Cook 976053, H.M.S. "Vienna", Mercantile Marine Reserve. Died from pneumonia 31 October 1918. Aged 28. Son of George and Agnes Chapman, of 6, MacDonough Cottages, Station Rd., Harwich, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 7 March 1907. In the 1901 census he wasagted 11, son of Alice Chapman, born Harwich, Essex, resident 24, Albert Street, Harwich St Nicholas, Tendring, Essex. Buried in DOVERCOURT CEMETERY, Essex. New portion. Grave 2124.
CHAPMAN Alec Stanley
Porter, Hunstanton, Sandringham Hotel - Lance Sergeant 14290, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1915. Born North Fincham. Son of Mrs. Edith Lucy Chapman. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1 April 1911. Enlisted 5 September 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31.
CHAPMAN C
No further information currently available
CHAPMAN Charles Henry
Porter, Bishopsgate - Private L/11274, 4th Battalion,Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 24 July 1916. Aged 29. Born and resident Walthamstow. Husband of Mrs. E. Lofthouse (formerly Chapman), of 43, Erskine Rd., Walthamstow. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1913. Enlisted 4 August 1914 in Stratford. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 2, Somme, France. Plot XXXII. Row F. Grave 7.
CHAPMAN Frederick
Ticket Taker, Palace Gates - Private 24930, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 22. Born Cheshunt. Resident Waltham Cross. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1912. Enlisted January 1916 in Mill Hill. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.
CHAPMAN Lewis [Parkinson]
Track Horse Driver, Peterborough - Private 46642, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Taken Prisoner of War 27 May 1918, died in Germany 5 August 1918. Aged 32. Born Peterborough, Northants. Husband of Sarah Chapman, of 34, Monument St., Peterborough. Joined Great Eastern Railway 15 December 1916. Enlisted 17 April 1917 in Peterborough, Northants. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, KASSEL, Hessen, Germany. Plot III. Row C. Grave 7.
CHAPMAN S C
No further information currently available
CHAPMAN Sydney Victor
Clerk, Dovercourt Bay - Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 11 June 1917. Aged 21. Son of Alfred and Alice Chapman, of Station House, Ingatestone, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1911. Enlisted January 1916. Buried in MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row E. Grave 37.
CHAPMAN Walter Ernest
Fireman, Continental Traffic Manager's Department - Leading Fireman 912034, H.M.S. "Louvain", Mercantile Marine Reserve. Lost with his ship 21 January 1918. Aged 39. Husband of Annie C. Smith (formerly Chapman), of 16, King's Head St., Harwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 16 February 1903. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 30.
CHARNICK, MM Thomas
Caller Off, Bishopsgate - Lance Corporal 11630, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 44. Born and resident Hackney, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway December 1903. Enlisted 9 September 1914 in Shoreditch. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 105 to 106 and 162.
CHEEK Victor Charles
Porter, Stratford - Rifleman S/32553, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 23 October 1917. Aged 22. Born Chelmsford, Essex. Resident West Ham, Essex. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Cheek, of The Cottage, Moreton, Ongar; husband of Cissie Smith (formerly Cheek), of 337, Higham Hill Rd., Walthamstow, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1914. Enlisted May 1917 in Shoreditch, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 145 to 147.
CHENERY Thomas [William]
[Listed as CHINERY on SDGW] Bargeman - Sergeant 753, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 30 August 1915. Aged 33. Born Kirkley, Suffolk. Son of the late William Chenery; husband of Edith Agnes Johnson (formerly Chenery), of 28, Sumner St., Birkenhead. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1905. Enlisted August 1914 in Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
CHILVERS Henry
Permanent Way Labourer, Beccles - Private 240147, 1st/5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in Egypt 19 September 1918. Aged 27. Born Beccles, Suffolk. Son of Mr. H. E. Chilvers, of 15, Old Market, Beccles, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 2 June 1914. Enlisted 1914 in Beccles, Suffolk. Formerly 1432, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section T. Grave 56.
CHILVERS Leonard Melville
Supernumerary Porter, Needham - Private 34008, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 13 October 1917. Aged 19. Born Cotton, Suffolk. Resident Needham, Suffolk. Son of Isaac and Lucy Clara Chilvers, of Cotton, Stowmarket, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1915. Enlisted April 1917 in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Buried at DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row F. Grave 23. See also Cotton, Suffolk
CHILVERS Roland Clifford
Clerk, London Cartage Committee - Second Lieutenant, 15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 29 July 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Chilvers, of 8, Ingatestone Rd., Woodford Green, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1909. Enlisted November 1914. Buried in METZ-EN-COUTURE COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 5.
CHITTLEBURGH Bertie James Frederick
Telegraph Operating Clerk, Norwich (Thorpe), Electrical Engineer's Department - Lance Corporal 200692, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 30 May 1918. Aged 21. Son of Mr. J. W. Chittleburgh, of 4, Railway Cottages, Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 20 September 1910. Enlisted October 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row K. Grave 44.
CHITTOCK William [Hubbard]
Chief Engineer, Continental Marine Staff - Engineer Sub Lieutenant (Temporary), H.M.S. "Newmarket", Royal Naval Reserve. Lost with his ship in Eastern Mediterranean 16/17 July 1917. Husband of Maud Mary Chittock (nee Cavill), of 64, Warwick Road, Ipswich, married 1894. Joined Great Eastern Railway 8 March 1882. Became Engineer Sub Lieutenant (Temporary) 17 December 1914. In the 1911 census he was aged 44, married to Maud Mary Chittock, born Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, a Chief Engineer Marine, resident, with his wife, four sons, two daughters and stepdaughter, at 58, Warwick Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 27.
CHURCH Joseph
Porter, Smeeth Road - Private 24043, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Aged 23. Born March, Cambs. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1914/1915. Enlisted King's Lynn, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. See also March, Cambridgeshire
CLAMPIN Joseph Henry
Foreman Porter, Hertford - Private G/24192, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 12 October 1917. Aged 26. Born and resident Wakescolne, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1912. Enlisted May 1917 in Hertford, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 17.
CLARIDGE Frederick C Russell
Engine Cleaner, Enfield Town - Private G/2706, 12th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 26 October 1916. Aged 21. Born 24 December 1894 in Battersea, Surrey. Resident Tottenham, Middlesex. Son of Arthur Henry and Alice Charlotte Claridge, of 10, Steele St., Yarmouth Height, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1913. Enlisted Hammersmith, Middlesex. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 30.
CLARK Aldeman
Goods Porter, Brimsdown - Private 14836, 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards. Died of wounds 28 March 1918. Aged 22. Resident Braughing. Son of Mrs. Julia Clark, of The Street, Braughing, Ware, Herts. Joined Great Eastern Railway December 1912. Enlisted 6 November 1915 in Hertford. Formerly 2735, Hertfordshire Yeomanry. Buried in NAMPS-AU-VAL BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 8.
CLARK Henry
Wireman's Mate/Labourer, Electrical Department - Corporal 8683, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 16 May 1915. Aged 29. Born and resident Hoxton, Middlesex. Enlisted in London. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France . Panel 19 and 20.
CLARK Reuben Robert
[Also spelt CLARKE] Police Constable, Bishopsgate - Private 30346, 35th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 21 June 1915. Born Maidstone, Kent. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1906/1907. Enlisted Deal, Kent. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XVII. Row E. Grave 17.
CLARK Robert Richard
[Also spelt CLARKE] Apprentice Fitter - Private 4548, 6th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 14 August 1915. Aged 18. Born 27 February 1897. Resident Stratford, Essex. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Clarke, of 2, New Providence St., Stratford, London. Enlisted West Ham, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli) . Panel 146 to 151 or 229 to 233.
CLARK Sidney [Herbert]
Casual Labourer, Chief Civil Engineer's Department - Private PW/4061, 18th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds at Netley Hospital 27 September 1916. Aged 37. Born Ilford, Essex. Resident Chadwell Heath, Essex. Husband of Gertrude Ellen Clark, of 6, Beaconfield Terrace, Chadwell Heath, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 27 September 1915. Enlisted 22 November 1915 in Hornchurch, Essex. Buried, near North boundary of South-East part, in BARKINGSIDE (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Essex.
CLARK William Jarratt
Clerk, Lowestoft (Central) - Private 40206, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 October 1916. Aged 25. Born Spooner Row, Norfolk. Son of Harry Jarratt Clark, Station Master, of Homersfield Station, Harleston, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1906. Enlisted February 1916. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1911. Enlisted 1915 (under age) in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row M. Grave 18.
CLARKE Arthur James
[Also spelt CLARK] Carriage Washer, Liverpool Street - Rifleman 7018, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 26 August 1914. Born 26 December 1878 in Bermondsey, Surrey. Resident Forest Gate, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1907. Reservist. Enlisted London. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
CLARKE Frederick aka Fred
Permanent Way Labourer, Cambridge - Lance Corporal 8944, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 October 1917. Aged 29. Born St Giles and resident Cambridge. Son of Elizabeth Clark, of 10, St. Peter's Court, Cambridge, and the late Frederick Clark. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, son of Frederick and Elizabeth Clark, born Chesterton, resident 9 St Johns Place, Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1914. Enlisted 1914 in Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 48 to 50 and 162A. See also Cambridge and Cambridge St. Giles.
CLARKE Frederick Lewis
Clerk - Lance Corporal 534485, "D" Company, 15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment posted to 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 20. Born Shippenhill, Cambridgeshire. Resident Ely, Cambridgeshire. Son of Susan Clarke, of 20, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambs., and the late Lewis Clarke. Joined Great Eastern Railway August 1912. Enlisted January 1917 in Saffron Walden. No known grave. Commemorated at POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 88.See also Ely and Ely Holy Trinity
CLARKE L N
No further information currently available
CLARKE L W
Machine Minder - Private - No further information currently available
CLARKE Robert
Able Seaman, Continental Steamers - Seaman, H.M.S. "Clacton", Mercantile Marine Reserve. Drowned in the Dardanelles 22 October 1915. Husband of Mrs L. M. Clarke, of 45a, Upton Lane Forest Gate, E. Joined Great Eastern Railway 31 October 1911. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 9.
CLARKE William
[Also spelt CLARK] Platelayer, Chettisham - Private 41844, 11th Battalion, Suffolk regiment. Died of wounds 25 October 1918. Born Ely, Cambs. Son of Mr. G. Clark, of Back Hill, Ely, Cambs. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1915. Enlisted May 1917 in Ely, Cambs. Formerly 203313, Essex Regiment. Buried in AWOINGT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 16. See also Ely, Cambridgeshire and Ely Holy Trinity
CLAYDON Herbert
[Also spelt CLAYDEN] Permanent Way Labourer, Bartlow (Civil Engineering Department) - Private 19797, 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 10 August 1918. Aged 30. Born and resident Littlebury, Essex. Son of Henry John and Ellen Clayden, of Littlebury, Saffron Walden, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1913. Enlisted July 1915 in Saffron Walden. Buried in BEACON CEMETERY, SAILLY-LAURETTE, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 2.
CLAYDON Henry Charles Frederick
Platelayer - Private 5182, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 11 November 1915. Aged 26. Born Stetchworth, Cambs. Son of Ben and Elizabeth Matilda Grace Claydon, of Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket; husband of Violet Maud Claydon, of 7, Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket. Enlisted Newmarket, Cambs. Buried in NORFOLK CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 20. See also Six Mile Bottom and also Little Wilbraham.
CLEALL Sidney [John]
Telegraph Labourer, Electrical Engineer's Department, Telegraph Section, Stratford - Corporal L/8716, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in ation 25 September 1915. Born Hornsey, Middlesex. Resident Leytonstone, Essex. Reservist. Enlisted Stratford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 13 to 15.
CLEARTHERO Leonard Arthur
[Listed as CLEATHERS on memorial] Panel Cutter - Private 15873, Essex Regiment. Died 16 August 1916. Aged 34. Born 28 November 1881 in Sheffield. Resident West Ham, Essex. Husband of Mabel M. Cleathero, of 41, Hartland Rd., West Ham, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 3 March 1906. Enlisted November 1914 in Stratford, Essex. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot LXII. Row C. Grave 7.
CLIFFORD George [Andrew]
General Labourer, Ipswich, Civil Engineering Department - Lance Corporal 990, 7th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 10 April 1918. Aged 31. Born and resident Ipswich, Suffolk. Son of George and Emma Clifford, of Ipswich; husband of Maud Minnie Wardley (formerly Clifford), of 84, Wallace Rd., Brainford Rd., Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 8 October 1913. Enlisted 1914 in Ipswich, Suffolk. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot IX. Row J. Grave 9A.
CLOVER Arthur
Platelayer, Parkeston - Private 489983 [CWGC] or 489933 [SDGW], 432nd Agricultural Company, Labour Corps. Died of illness at Bedford 4 November 1918. Aged 34. Born and resident Little Oakley, Harwich, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1907. Called to the Colours August 1914. Enlisted Warley, Essex. Formerly 7595, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Buried in RAMSEY (ST. MICHAEL) CHURCHYARD, Essex.
CLOVER Bertie John
Lampman, Colchester - Private 29503, 10th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 25 October 1918. Aged 18. Born Ipswich, Suffolk. Resident Colchester, Essex. Son of John and Julia Clover, of Colchester. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1914. Enlisted October 1917 in Warley, Essex. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 49.
COBB R
Permanent Way Labourer, Ipswich - Private, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died from consumption 26 June 1915. Aged 28. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1910. - No further information currently available
COCKERTON John Evlyn
Parcels Porter, Liverpool Street - Private 296080, 152nd Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of double pneumonia 31 October 1918. Aged 28. Born Moulton, Suffolk. Resident Leyton, Essex. Son of Mrs. Sarah Ann Cockerton, of Kentford; husband of Ellen Elizabeth Cockerton, of 115, Blackhorse Rd., Walthamstow, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1907. Enlisted Hackney Baths, Middlesex. Buried in North East corner of KENTFORD (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Suffolk.
COE Harry
Platelayer, Beckton Branch - Private 8435, 2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died of wounds in the United Kingdom 12 January 1915. Aged 28. Born West Ham, Essex. Resident Forest Gate, Essex. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Coe, of 32, Trevelyan Rd., Stratford; husband of F. L. S. Coe, of 3, Chapter St., Forest Gate. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1912. Reservist. Enlisted Merthyr. Buried in WEST HAM CEMETERY, Essex. Screen Wall. U. 86 E.
COLEMAN Walter Sidney
Acting Fireman, Lowestoft - Acting Corporal 12100, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 4 November 1915. Born 9 May 1894 in Lowestoft. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1912. Enlisted in Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38. See also Lowestoft, Lowestoft St. Andrew's and Lowestoft St. Margaret's
COLLINS Frederick Ernest
Platelayer, Woodbridge - Private 41857, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28 April 1918. Aged 24. Born Martlesham, Suffolk. Son of the late William and Mary Ann Collins, of Martlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 26 February 1916. Enlisted 28 May 1917 in Ipswich. Formerly 203339, Essex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148. See also Martlesham, Suffolk
CONLEY Herbert Sydney
Clerk, Audit Office - Private 30989, 42nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died as a Prisoner of War 6 June 1918. Aged 24. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1 January 1908. Enlisted 25 January 1916 in York. Formerly 25814, West Yorkshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Stratford, Essex, a Railway Ticket Sorter, resident with his parents, Francis and Louisa Conley, at 92 Leyton Road Stratford, West Ham, London & Essex. Attested 11 Decmber 1915, aged 22, resident 2, Chelmsford Place, Fulford Road, York, a Giovernment Auditor, height 5 feet 1½ inches, chest 36 inches. Son of Francis John Conley, of 161, Braintree Street, Mile End, London E. Correspondence shows he had to seek release from the Audit office, G.E.R., to enlist. Buried in AVESNES-SUR-HELPE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Row B. Grave 12.
COOK Charles
Acting Fireman, Stratford - Corporal 43257, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 17 October 1916. Aged 22. Resident Langford, Maldon. Son of John and Edith Cook, of Stratford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1912. Territorial. Enlisted Maldon, Essex. Buried in CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY, CONTAY, Somme, France. Plot III. |Row C. Grave 29.
COOK Charles Wilfred
Porter, Ardleigh Station - Private 37678, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 20. Born Dedham, Essex. Only son of George Alfred and Mary Cook, of Dedham, nr. Colchester, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1915. Enlisted December 1916 in Colchester, Essex. Buried at DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO. 1, Somme, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 34. See also Dedham, Essex
COOK E
Lifter - Private - No further information currently available
COOK Edward Joseph
Checker, Bishopsgate Station - Private 7802, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment). Died of wounds 17 February 1917. Aged 32. Born Bethnal Green. Resident Bow. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1899. Enlisted September 1914 in Shoreditch. Formerly 3856, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 37.
COOK George
Porter, Frinton on Sea - Private 738, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 13 August 1916. Aged 22. Born Cressing, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1910. Enlisted 1914 in Colchester, Essex. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 11.
COOK John [Jonah]
Porter, Cambridge - Sapper WR/262108, 18th Light Railway Company, Royal Engineers. Died 9 April 1919. Aged 39. Son of John and Louisa Cook, of Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1899. Enlisted December 1916. Buried in ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS, Somme, France. Plot XV. Row B. Grave 6. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St. Matthew's
COOKE Albert Victor
Porter, Billericay - Driver 147366 [CWGC] or 147466 [SDGW], "A" Battery, 14th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 11 May 1918. Aged 19. Born Nunhead, S.E. Son of Edward Lewis and Mary Ann Cooke, of High St., Billericay, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1916. Enlisted May 1916 in Warley, Essex. Buried in BLANGY-TRONVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave 39.
COOKE Frederick Johnson
[Spelt COOK on Railwaymen memorial] Platelayer, Kelvedon - Lance Sergeant 2392, 3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Died of wounds in Malta 12 October 1915. Aged 23. Resident Dulwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1912. Enlisted September 1914 in Edward Street. Buried in PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, Malta. Plot A. Row XIV. Grave 4.
COOKE Noel Hannant
Porter, Oulton Broad - Private 46643, 36th Field Ambulane, Royal Army Medical Corps attached Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 1 August 1915. Aged 22. Born Marsham, Norfolk. Son of Ward Hannant Cooke and Lucy Maria Cooke, of Hungate St., Aylsham, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1912. Enlisted 1914 in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Formerly 13912, Suffolk Regiment. Buried at VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 34. See also Aylsham, Norfolk
COOPER Herbert
Permanent Way Labourer, Lowestoft (Central) - Private 14695, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 14 October 1917. Born Long Stratton, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 16 March 1914. Enlisted 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row O. Grave 17. See also Tharston, Norfolk.
COOPER John
Goods Porter, Bishopsgate - Rifleman 1386, "C" Company, 1st Battlion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 28. Born and resident Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Son of Charlotte Elizabeth and the late Richard Cooper. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1913. Enlisted circa 1914 in Stratford, Essex. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 2, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 31.
COOPER David John Leonard
[Listed as D J L COOPER on CWGC and L D J on memorial, John Leonard D on SDGW, David John Leonard on Service Papers] Porter Guard, Fenchurch Street - Sapper 149299, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers. Accidentally killed in a railway accident when he was crsuhed between and engine and water tank truck 21 August 1916. Husband of Grace Lilian Elsey Cooper (nee Bear), married 1 June 1914 in Romford, one daughter, resident at 2, Longfield Avenue, Romford; son of David and Mary Ann Cooper, of Hare Street, Romford. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1911. Enlisted January 1916 in London. Attested 10 January 1916, in Territorials for 4 years, aged 23 years 6 months, resident 81, Sheringham Gardens, Manor Park, E., Railway Guard by trade, embarked France 6 March 1916, Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 46.
COOTE E
No further information currently available
CORDER Reginald Leon
Porter, Stratford - Private TR/Lon/139118, 53rd Battalion (Training Reserve), Royal Fusiliers. Died of pneumonia 10 November 1918. Aged 18. Son of John and Agnes Corder, of 12, Bull Rd., West Ham. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1915. Enlisted September 1918. Buried in WEST HAM CEMETERY, Essex. Grave reference 123935 K.E.
CORN Thomas Herbert
Parcels Porter, Liverpool Street - Rifleman 594187 [CWGC] or 504187 [SDGW], "A" Company, 1st/18th (County of London) Battalion (London Irish Rifles), London Regiment. Died of wounds 22 March 1918. Aged 20. Born West Ham. Resident Forest Gate. Son of Mary Ann Corn, of 84, Dames Rd., Forest Gate, Essex, and the late Stephen Corn. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1912. Enlisted September 1916 in Shoreditch. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 10.
CORNISH Sydney
Clerk, Stratford - Private 11558, 5th Battalion, Duke Of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action at Gallipoli 10 August 1915. Aged 20. Born Enfield, Middlesex. Resident Enfield Wash, Middlesex. Son of Benjamin Henry and Helen Cornish, of 11, Chesterfield Rd., Enfield Wash, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1909. Enlisted September 1914 in St. Paul's Churchyard, London. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 156 to 158.
CORNWALL Frederick Charles
Booking Clerk, Fairlop - Private 56034, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 17 July 1917. Aged 20. Born Tottenham. Son of Mrs. E. Cornwell, of 15, Farningham Road, Tottenham. Joined Great Eastern Railway August 1912. Enlisted October 1916 in Ilford. Formerly 32011, Essex Regiment. Buried in TOTTENHAM CEMETERY, Middlesex. Consecratd grave 4648.
COURTNEY Lindsay [Thomas]
Apprentice Smith - Private 5649, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 19. Born 20 December 1896. Born Hitchin, Herts. Resident Leytonstone, Essex. Son of E. M. Bridges (formerly Courtney), and of John Bridges (Stepfather), of 4, Clarence Rd., Leytonstone, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1911. Enlisted September 1914 in Leyton, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 B and 6 C.
COVELL Edward E
Labourer, Bishopsgate Hydraulic Depot - Private TR/13/59332, 52nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died at Colchester 29 November 1918. Aged 19. Born and resident Bermondsey, Surrey. Son of Mr P. Covill, of 68, Barmondsey St., Bermondsey. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1916. Enlisted 1917 in Camberwell, Surrey. Buried in LADYWELL CEMETERY, London. Plot/Row/Section/Area B. Grave 461.
COWELL Albert [Edward]
Permanent Way Labourer, Witham, CCE Department - Private 3185, 2nd/1st Norfolk Yeomanry. Discharged 1 January 1917 with tuberculosis from which he died 29 January 1921. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1914. Enlisted 27 August 1915. Silver badge no. 104114 issued 2 January 1917. ** No burial details currently available **
COWELL William George
Acting Fireman, Cambridge - Gunner 156664, 63rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 24 September 1918. Son of Harry and Martha Cowell, of 39, Argyle St., Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1914. Enlisted April 1917 in Cambridge. Buried in HAGLE DUMP CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 8. See also Cambridge Guildhall
COX Albert [Charles]
Porter, Grange Hill - Private 19563, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 October 1916. Aged 20. Born Wickford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1912. Enlisted June 1915 in Ilford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
COX Edgar Samuel
[Listed as S E COX on memorial] Porter, Wolferton - Private 1376, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial Force), Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 12 August 1915. Aged 22. Born Wolferton, Norfolk. Son of Mrs. Sarah Cox, of Wolferton, Lynn, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1912. Enlisted 1914 in Sandringham, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 43 to 45. See also Wolferton and Sandringham memorials
COX Walter
Carriage Washer - Private 3335, 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Killed in acion 5 January 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Cox, of 42, St. John's St., Kempston, Bedford. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1914. Enlisted January 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 196 and 197. See also Kempston, Bedfordshire
COXALL Thomas William Jacob
Booking Clerk, Millwall Junction - Private 3/2745, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 6 May 1915. Aged 23. Born and resident Edmonton, Middlesex. Son of Thomas William and Mary Coxell, of 14, Silver St., Upper Edmonton, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1906. Enlisted in Poplar, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 39.
CRACKNELL Arthur
Fitters Assistant, Peterborough, Chief Mechanical Engineer's - Private 14899, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died in hospital as a result of gas poisoning 10 December 1916. Aged 31. Born St. Mark's, Peterborough. Son of George and Eliza Cracknell, of 55, Hankey St., Peterborough. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1912. Enlisted September 1914 in Peterborough, Northants. Buried in PETERBOROUGH OLD (BROADWAY) CEMETERY, Northamptonshire. Plot 7. Row 3. Grave 3108.
CRACKNELL Arthur Benjamin
Acting Fireman, Felixstowe - Corporal 889537, "D" Battery, 23rd Brigade (Territorial Force), Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 13 June 1918. Aged 26. Born Westerfield, Suffolk. Son of Mr. E. and Mrs. F. Cracknell, of Tuddenham Rd., Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1910. Enlisted May 1915 in Ipswich. Buried in CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY, CROUY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 4.
CRACKNELL George Edward
Booking Clerk, Limehouse - Private 356048, 7th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment. Died in Aldershot Military Hospital 18 October 1918. Aged 18. Resident Wanstead. Son of George Thomas and Ellen Cracknell, of 41, George Lane, Wanstead. Born at South Woodford. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1914. Enlisted September 1918 in Whitehall. Buried in WANSTEAD (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Essex. Grave 23.
CRAWLEY George J
Permanent Way Labourer, Civil Engineering Department - Private 159902, 324th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Born Kentish Town, Middlesex. Resident Latchingdon, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1915. Enlisted 7 May 1917 in Warley, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.
CREASEY Thomas
[Spelt CREASY on Railwaymen Memorial] Labourer, Creosoting Works, Ponders End - Private 8713, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds as a German Prisoner of War 9 November 1914. Born Enfield, London. Resident Lower Edmonton. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1914. Reservist. Enlisted Stratford. Buried in MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 26.
CRIPPS John Alfred
Carriage Washer, Liverpool Street - Private 103806, 41st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of heart failure 21 March 1919. Aged 28. Joined Great Eastern Railway for a few months. Enlisted October 1914. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot III. Row D. Grave 22.
CRISP Bertie James
Porter Guard, Liverpool Stree - Sergeant 2642, "C" Company, 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 21 August 1918. Aged 26. Born Braintree, Essex. Resident Woodford Bridge. Son of Thomas and Margaret Alice Crisp, of G, Canfield Rd., Woodford Bridge, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1906. Enlisted in Tottenham. Buried in DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 12.
CRISP Ebenezer
Carriage Lifter, Stratford - Private S/916 [CWGC] or S/956 [SDGW], 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 18 April 1915. Born Chesterton, Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1901. Reservist. Recalled 1914. Enlisted Stratford, London. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 45 and 47.
CRISP Frederick William
Acting Fireman, Beccles - Private 85882, 8th (Irish) Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 11 September 1918. Aged 20. Born and resident Beccles, Suffolk. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Crisp, of 30, Peddar's Lane, Beccles, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1912. Enlisted March 1917 in Beccles, Suffolk. Formerly 16550, 5th Lancers. Buried in MOEUVRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 1.
CRISP Walter Sylvester
Caller Off, Bishopsgate - Corporal 352038, 2nd/7th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 8 August 1918. Aged 30. Resident Stratford, E. Husband of R. E. Crisp, of 13, Cruikshank Rd., Stratford, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1902. Enlisted 31 May 1915 in Sun Street. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.
CROFTS Albert
[Listed as CROFT on war memorial] Bricklayers' Labourer, Civil Engineering Department - Corporal 235557, 7th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry attached 7th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 4 April 1918. Aged 25. Born March, Cambridgeshire. Son of John and Jane Crofts, of 149, Norwood Rd., March, Cambs. Joined Great Eastern Railway 10 May 1910. Enlisted 7 September 1914 in March, Cambridgeshire. Formerly 2473, Cambridgeshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 59 and 60. See also March, Cambridgeshire
CROME Robert Charles
Fireman, Palace Gates - Private 11489, 2nd Battalion, Princes Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9 May 1915. Aged 23. Born Islington, Middlesex. Resident London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1 January 1911. Enlisted in Islington. No known grave. Commemorated at PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 7 and 8.
CROOKS Alfred [Charles]
Permanent Way Labourer, Ipswich, Civil Engineering Department - Lance Corporal 7299, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died while a Prisoner of War 21 November 1918. Resident Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 20 July 1914. Enlisted in Ipswich. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 6.
CROTCH Thomas
Waiter, Norwich (Thorpe) Refreshment Room - Private G/50447, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds in Reading Hospital 21 October 1918. Aged 21. Son of Thomas Crotch, of 26, Primrose Rd., Norwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 19 January 1914. Enlisted 10 May 1916. Buried at NORWICH CEMETERY, Norfolk. Plot/Row/Section?area CC. Grave 369.
CROUCHER William George
Fitter, Temple Mills, Wagon Shops - Sergeant 6591, 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 14 February 1918. Aged 26. Son of David and Mary Jane Croucher, of 41, Lower Queen's Rd., Buckhurst Hill, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1906. Enlisted September 1914. Buried in FAVREUIL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 8.
CROW Richard James
Porter, Harold Wood - Private SPTS/4318, 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 27 July 1916. Born Ongar. Resident harold Wood. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1914. Enlisted 4 November 1915 in Romford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.
CULLEN Edward Frederick
Assistant Porter, London Cartage Committee - Private S/581, 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 4 August 1916. Aged 22. Born East Ham, Essex. Resident Hackney, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1908. Enlisted September 1914 in East Ham, Essex. Buried in HEBUTERNE MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 7.
CUNNINGHAM Harry
Able Seaman, S.S. Newmarket - Able Seaman, H.M.S. Newmarket, Royal Navy. Died 17 May 1916. Aged 31. Son of Harry and Emma Cunningham, of Harwich, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1898. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 20.
CUNNINGTON George William
Engine Cleaner, Peterborough - Private 268476, 1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 August 1917. Aged 21. Born Fletton, Northants. Resident Old Fletton, Northants. Son of George and Sarah Ann Cunnington, of 4, Hicks Lane, Old Fletton, Peterborough. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1914. Territorial. Formerly 74, Huntingdosnhire Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 8.
CURTIS J E
No further information currently available
CURTIS Thomas Henry B
Vanguard, Bishopsgate - Gunner 69584, "C" Battery, 71st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 23. Born Woodford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1910. Enlisted September 1914 in Stratford, E. Formerly 13173, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in FEUCHY CHAPEL BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 14.
CUTHBERT William [Frederick]
Truck Horse Driver, St Botolph's - Private 21121, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 25. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1912. Enlisted 2 August 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
CUTMORE William
Platelayer, Temple Mills, Chief Civil Engineer's Department - Sapper 190575, 277th Railway Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 28 June 1917. Aged 37. Born Glemsford, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 899. Enlisted September 1914 in Leyton, Essex. Formerly 11781, Witshire Regiment. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 5. See also Glemsford.

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