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VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM MEMORIAL

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

As you enter the Victoria & Albert Museum from the Vromwell Road entrance, directly to your right is inset a memorial dedicated to those from the mueum who died in The First World War.

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2017

VICTORIA & ALBERT
MUSEUM
IN HONOUR FO THOSE
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FIR THEIR COUNTRY
SERVING THE KING
BY LAND AND SEA
IN THE GREAT WAR
MCMXIV - MCMXVIII

1914-1918

ADAMS J P
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ARNOTT Hugh Fowler
Gunner 276030, 112th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action Friday 10 October 1917. Aged 35. Born Brompton, Middlesex, enlisted Battersea, Surrey. Son of the late Hugh Irving Arnott. In the 1911 census he was a boarder, aged 29, born Chelsea, unmarried, a Packer, resident at 57 Rosebury Road, Fulham S.W., London & Middlesex. Buried in SOLFERINO FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row C. Grave 14.
BIGGS F
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BUNTING Alfred Arthur
Rifleman 320939, 1st/6th (City of London) Battalion (City of London Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 14 July 1917. Aged 36. Enlisted London, resident Clapham Common. Husband of Elizabeth H. Bunting, of 97, Stormont Rd., Clapham Common, London. In the 1911 census he was aged 30, married to Elizabeth, a Cabinet Maker, born Battersea, resident at 162 Latchmere Road, Lavender Hill S.W., Battersea, London & Surrey. Buried in OAK DUMP CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row I. Grave 2.
CALLENDER I
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CLARK A
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FERGUSSON J
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IVES W
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LAWES J J
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McLEAN A
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QUICKENDEN William Frederick
Serjeant 591638, 18th (County of London) Battalion (London Irish Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 23 March 1918. Aged 22. Born North Kensington, resident West Kensington, enlisted Chelsea. Son of Mr. R. and Mrs. A. A. Quickenden, of 50, Archel Rd., West Kensington, London. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Kensington, a Messenger, resident with bhis parents, Reuben and Ada Quickenden, at 50 Archel, Fulham S.W., London & Middlesex. Buried in ASSEVILLERS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot X. Row D. Grave 6.
SIORDET, MC Gerald Caldwell

Second Lieutenant (Temporary), 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action Friday 9 February 1917. Born Le Havre, France. Educated Balliol College, Oxford University; Matriculated 1904. Enlisted September 1914; served in the ranks before commissioned. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) in Mesopotamia 22 September 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq, Panel 41.

Extract from Balliol College Oxford Register 1914:

Siordet, Gerald Caldwell: b June 13, 1885; s. of G. C. Siordet, of Clifton. Educ. Clifton (Sch.); Balliol 1904-6 and 1908-9 (A.W.P.C., R.J.E.T.); 3rd Cl. Mods. 1906, Union and Brakenbury Socs. Draper 1909-10 ; with the Medici Soc., 7 Grafton Street, London; W., 1910-. Address : 5 Portsea Place, Connaught Square, London, W.

STRATFORD T G
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TOOMEY William Thomas
Corporal 5495, 2nd Battalion, Prince Of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians). Killed in action Saturday 26 January 1918. Aged 31. Born Poplar, London, enlisted and resident London. Son of James and Janet Francis Toomey, of London; husband of Elizabeth Florence Toomey, of 85, Guinness Buildings, Lever St., City Rd. London. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, married to Elizabeth Florence, aged 24, a 2nd Class Attendant, resident 23 Florence Street, Islington N, London & Middlesex. Buried in HARGICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row I. Grave 8.
WYER H
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