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WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
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SURNAMES - E

EADE Benjamin George
Porter, Felixstowe - Private 57215 [CWGC] or 57213 [SDGW], "C" Company, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment). Killed in action 22 September 1918. Aged 20. Resident Ipswich. Son of Harry and Matilda Eade, of "Dunheved," 95, Grove Lane, Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1913. Enlisted March 1917 in Ipswich. Formerly 21470, 30th Training Reserve Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3.
EADE William Thomas
Caller Off, Bishopsgate Goods - Rifleman S/32743, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 4 April 1918. Aged 26. Born and resident Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1905. Enlisted June 1917 in Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Buried in CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, Somme, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 18.
EAGLING Clifford
Under Shunter, Temple Mills - Private 11379, 5th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 13 October 1915. Aged 22. Born Stratford, Essex. Resident Lambeth, Surrey. Son of James and Rosa Eagling, of 106, Dunedin Rd., Leyton, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1907. Enlisted September 1914 in Walthamstow, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 93 to 95.
EAREY Frank [Arthur]
[Spelt EARY on memorial] Porter Guard, March - Sergeant 7478, "C" Company, 1st Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action in Salonika 23 August 1916. Aged 31. Born Upminster, Essex. Resident Mistley, Essex. Son of George and Mary Arm Earey, of East Ham, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1907. Reservist. Enlisted in Stratford, Essex. Buried in STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot VII. Row F. Grave 1.
EARY Ernest William
Gasman, Stratford Works - Private 17266, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 14 November 1916. Aged 27. Born and resident Stratford, Essex. Son of Mary Elizabeth and the late Alfred Eary, of 31, Fouler Road, Forest Gate, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1912. Enlisted 1915 in Stratford, Essex. Buried in BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot 1. Row J. Grave 13.
EAST William Ernest
Porter, Ongar - Private 26244, 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 20. Born Bury St Edmund's. Resident Toot Hill, Ongar, Essex. Son of William and Elizabeth Lucy East, of Audley End, Burston, Diss, Norfolk. Born at Bury St. Edmund's. Enlisted February 1916 in Epping, Essex. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 1, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 17.
EASTWOOD Albert George
[Listed as A H EASTWOOD on memorial] Waiter, Hotel Departmen - Gunner 316343, 2nd East Anglian (Essex) Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died rom inlfuenza and pneumonia in hospital at Winchester 27 November 1918. Aged 35. Husband of Ada S. Eastwood, of 117, Morley Rd., Leyton. Joined Great Eastern Railway 23 May 1911. Enlisted May 1915. Buried in CHINGFORD MOUNT CEMETERY, Essex Grave reference B. 9. C.R. 7842.
EDE Herbert James
Porter, St Margaret's (Hertfordshire) - Private 203507, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 November 1917. Aged 19. Born and resident Wareside, Herts. Son of George and Sarah Ann Ede, of Elm Green, Wareside, Ware, Herts. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1915. Enlisted in Hertford. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row K. Grave 8.
EDEY Alfred
Goods Porter, Sudbury - Private 17801, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 13 April 1916. Aged 33. Born and resident Sudbury. Son of Alfred and Caroline Edey, of 65, East St., Sudbury, Suffolk; husband of Kate Victoria Witt (formerly Edey), of 2, Wright's Yard, Girling St., Sudbury. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1909. Enlisted 7 June 1915 in Sudbury. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 25 to 27. See also Sudbury, Suffolk
EDIS James William
Platelayer, Guyhirn - Private 2227, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 March 1915. Born Wisbech, St. Mary. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1913. Reservist. Enlisted March, Cambs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 50 and 52. See also Guyhirn and Ring's End, Cambridgeshire.
EDMUNDS Eric Herbert
Porter, Misley - Private 204376, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 25 March 1918. Aged 20. Born Benhall, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1914. Enlisted December 1916 in Warley, Essex. Formerly 9081, Bedfordfshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6. See also Benhall, Suffolk
EDWARDS Arthur Dan
Acting Fireman, Hertford - Guardsman 18450, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 5 June 1915. Aged 21. Born Hertford. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Edwards, of 2, Baker St., Hertford. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1912. Enlisted in London. No known grave. Commemorated at LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 2. See also Hertford
EDWARDS C J
Goods Porter - Private. No further information currently available.
EDWARDS Charles William
Locking Fitter's Mate, Signalling Department, Stratford - Sergeant A/2235, 9th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 30 July 1915. Born Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Enlisted in Stratford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 51 and 53.
EDWARDS Ernest [Edwin]
Fitter, Stratford Works - Rifleman 2803, "B" Company, 1st/6th (City of London) Battalion (Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 20. Resident Leyton. Son of Reuben and Dorah Edwards, of 83, Stanley Rd., New Southgate, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1911. Enlisted in London. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 D.
EDWARDS Edward Victor
General Labourer, Civil Engineering Department - Sergeant 14572, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kigdom 7 May 1918. Aged 25. Born Keswick, Norwich. Son of Benjamin and Ellen Mary Ann Edwards, of 51, Melrose Rd., Eaton, Norwich. His brother James Benjamin also died in service. Joined Great Eastern Railway 17 February 1913. Enlisted 7 September 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in North part of KESWICK (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk.
EDWARDS George William
Carman, Whittlesey - Private A/200639, 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 32. Born Whittlesey. Son of James and Alice Edwards; husband of Fanny Eason (formerly Edwards), of 7, Ramsey Rd., Whittlesey, Peterborough. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1912. Enlisted August 1914 in Whittlesey. Formerly 1538, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Buried in HAM BRITISH CEMETERY, MUILLE-VILLETTE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 27. See also Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire
EDWARDS James Benjamin
Porter Signalman, Haddiscoe - Private 24712, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds in Southwark Military Hospital 8 April 1918. Aged 21. Born Keswick, Norfolk. Son of Benjamin and Ellen Mary Ann Edwards, of 51, Melrose Rd., Eaton, Norwich. His brother Edward Victor also died in service .Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1912. Enlisted February 1916 in Lowestoft. Buried in North part of KESWICK (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Norfolk.
EDWARDS Ronald Edgar
Clerk, Maldon East - Private 34412, 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment. Killed in action 3 May 1917. Aged 22. Born and resident Braintree, Essex. Son of Thomas and Laura Edwards, of 43, Mount Rd., Braintree, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1909. Enlisted February 1916 in Maldon, Essex. No kinown grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
EGGETT Victor James
[Spelt EGGOTT on memorial] Steward, Continental Steamers - Air Mechanic 3rd Class 145507, 192nd Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died of influenza and pneumonia at the Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich, 22 November 1918. Aged 25. Born Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 25 February 1911. Attested 2 September 1914, enetyred service 22 January 1918 (R.F.C.) and then 1 April 1918 (R.A.F.). Religious denomination Church of England. Height 5 feet 6 inches, chest 34 inches, brown hair, grey eyes. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, resident with his parents, George and Emma Egget, at 17, Hordle Street, Dovercourt, Tendring, Essex. Buried in DOVERCOURT (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Essex. Plot II. Row J. Grave 33.
EGREMONT Godfrey Leonard [Hobart]
Fitter/Improver, Stratford Works, Fitting Shop - Second Lieutenant, 8th (Ardwick) Battalion (Territorial), Manchester Regiment. Died 2 May 1918. Aged 23. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1913. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Weston, resident with his parents, Herbert Edward and Florence Catherine Egremont, in Pomeroy House, 19, Bridgetown, Totnes, Devon. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Wetton Brough E., at school, resident with his parents, Herbert Edward and Florence Catherine Egremont, at 125, St. Marks Road, North Kensington, Kensington, London & Middlesex. Buried in MONTEREAU COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Seine-et-Marne, France. Grave 2.
ELDRED George [E]
Porter, Bishop's Stortford - Private 8670, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14 November 1914. Aged 25. Born Great Hallingbury, Essex. Resident Bishops Stortford, Herts. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1913. Enlisted in Bishops Stortford, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
ELGIE Albert William
Goods Foreman, Framlingham - Private 473523, 35th Field Ambulance (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 10 October 1918. Aged 34. Born Brompton, Yorks. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Elgie, of "North View," College Rd., Framlingham, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1903. Enlisted 22 August 1914 in Ipswich, Suffolk. Buried at HAYNECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 5. See also Framlingham, Suffolk
ELLIOTT C W
No further information currently available
ELMS Frank Henry
Lifter, Temple Mills Wagon Department - Private 7242, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 5 January 1915. Born Walworth, Surrey. Resident Leyton, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1912. Enlisted in Warley, Essex. Buried in CALVAIRE (ESSEX) MILITARY CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 2.
ELMS James
Stores Porter, Liverpool Street, Hotels Department - Able Seaman S.S.6159, H.M.S. "Harmion", Royal Navy. Lost ith his ship when it was sunk off Shetland after being accidentally rammed in bad weather by H.M.S. "Tirade" 21 October 1917. Aged 20. Born 17 June 1897 in West Ham, Essex. Son of Frank and Elizabeth Mary Elms, of 126, Sidmouth Rd., Leyton, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 14 September 1914. Enlisted 23 June 1915. height 5 feet 4¾ inches, chest 34 inches, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, fresh complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 21.
ELWOOD Ernest [Alfred]
Cook, Hotel Department - Private G/5811, 13th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 11 January 1917. Aged 30. Aged 29. Born Tottenham, Middlesex. Son of Mrs. M. A. Ellwood, of 23, Tynemouth Rd., Tottenham, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 27 January 1900. Enlisted in Tottenham, Middlesex. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 11.
EMERY George H
Checker, Parkeston - Lance Corporal 9608, 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Died as a German Prisoner of War 26 August 1914. Born and resident Wandsworth, Surrey. Joined Great Eastern Railway 13 February 1914. Reservist. Enlisted in London, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
EMMERSON Claud Victor
Restaurant Car Attendant, Hotel Department - Private 40674, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 16 October 1917. Aged 30. Born Cambridge, resident Hunstanton, Norfolk. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Emmerson, of 42, Panton St., Cambridge; husband of Agnes Emmerson, of 2, Charlbury Terrace, Hunstanton. Joined Great Eastern Railway 7 October 1900. Enlisted in East Ham, Essex. Reservist. Formerly 41058, City of London Yeomanry. Buried in CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row K. Grave 3. See also Hunstanton and Cambridge St Paul's.
EASTOLL Frederick James
[Listed as ESTOLL on memorial] Platelayer - Private 6652, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1914. Aged 27. Born Florden, Norfolk. Son of James and Emma Eastoll, of Drayton, Norwich; husband of Alice Mary Eastoll, of Modell Cottage, Downham, Wymondham, Norfolk. Enlisted in Norwich, Norfolk. In the 1891 census he was aged 5, son of James and Emma Eastoll, of The Common, Flordon, Henstead, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
EVANS Albert Edward
Goods Porter, Spitalfields - Private. Died 24 July 1918. Aged 24. Joined Great Eastern Railway 5 February 1915. Enlisted 16 March 1917. Probably died out of service. Cannot locate his service number and regiment. According to CWGC no A E EVANS died on 24 July 1918.
EVANS Albert William
Road Van Greaser, Carriage & Wagon Department - Private 8436, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 6 January 1915. Born West Ham, Essex. Resident Forest Gate, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1914. Reservist. Enlisted in Warley, Essex. Buried in CALVAIRE (ESSEX) MILITARY CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 4.
EVANS Edward Tilney
Apprentice Fitter, Stratford Works - Second Lieutenant, Stonehenge, Royal Flying Corps and General List. Killed in a flying accident near Bristol 19 February 1918. Aged 19. Born Spitalfields, London. Son of George Alfred and Emma Evans, of 24, Dowsett Avenue, Southend-on-Sea. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1915. Buried in CITY OF LONDON CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM, MANOR PARK, Essex. Grave reference 180. 90038.
EVERARD Charles
Porter, Stoke Newington - Aircraftman 2nd Class (Batman) 61562, 12th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died of fractured skull, concussion and laceration of the brain 26 April 1919. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1912/1913. Enlisted 2 March 1916, aged 24; profession given as Railway Porter, height 5 feet 6 inches, chest 35 inches. In 1913, aged 21, working as a Porter he joined the Tottenham Branch of Railway Workers, National Union Of Railwaymen. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot XII. Row A. Grave 17.
EVERS William
Porter, Ardleigh - Private G/26995, 2nd/4th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds in Egypt 17 December 1917. Aged 23. Born Kelvedon, Essex. Resident Aidleigh, Essex. Son of George and Martha Ann Evers, of Church St., Kelvedon, Essex. His brother S. Evers also fell. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1912. Enlisted April 1917 in Colchester, Essex. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section R. Grave 76.
EVERSON Herbert [Scott]
Clerk, Wisbech - Sapper 229135, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds in Lord Derby's War Hospital, Warrington, 6 November 1917. Aged 22. Son of Herbert and Susannah Elizabeth Everson, of Aylsham House, 28, Barton Rd., Ely. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1909. Enlisted January 1917 in Wisbech, Cambs. Buried in Buried at ELY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire. Section D. Grave 162. See Ely Cemetery, Ely World War 1 and Ely Holy Trinity
EWING Thomas Munro
Labourer, Stratford, CME - Gunner 35779, 114 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Discharged as medically unfit 19 July 1915. Died of illness at Dagenham Sanatorium 20 December 1915. Aged 37. Enlisted 12 November 1914 in Stratford, London E. Address at attestation 115, Meath Road, Stevens Road, West Ham, London. Husband of Emma Ewing (nee Summer), married at St Thomas Church, West Ham, 25 December 1898; four children. In the 1911 census he was aged 31, born Bow E.C., Middlesex, a Railway Labourer, living with his wife and her parents at 63, Napier Road, Stratford E, West Ham, London & Essex. Civil death registered in the October - December Quarter 1915 in the Romford Registration District, Essex.

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