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RICHMOND WAR MEMORIAL
NAMES C-F WORLD WAR 1

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled & Copyright © Chris Comber 2007

CAIN

G

CWGC show two George Cains, neither have recorded connection with Richmond:

Private 1898 Cain. George 18th Battalion, Australian Infantry (New South Wales) 2nd Australian Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Pozieres. 5th August 1916. Buried in Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers. F. 832.

or

Senior reserve Attendant M/15061. Cain. George Royal Navy. HMS. ”Pembroke” H. M. Shore Establishment, Chatham. Died at Home 4th September 1917. Buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery, Kent.

CALLOW

William Edward

Bombardier 35255, 9th Battery, 106th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 20th April 1918. Aged 21. Son of William & Lucy Callow of 4, Watcombe Cottages, Kew Green, Kew. Enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Etretat Churchyard Extension. F. 122

CARDER

Charles William

Private G/70304, (“D” Company) Labour Battalion, 11th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 1st October 1918. Aged 18. Son of Charles John & Amelia Carder of Chiswick. Husband of Mrs Kitty Carder of 55, Alexandra Road, Richmond Born in Acton and enlisted in London. Buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium B. 112

CARLEY

William Harold

Private 19995, 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 21st March 1918. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs W. H. Carley of 3, St. Johns Road, Richmond Born in Ringwood, Hampshire and enlisted in Richmond Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

CARR

Bertram Edward

Private 514693, 1/14th Battalion, London Regiment (The Scottish Rifles) 56th London Division. Killed in action 23rd November 1917. Born in Brighton, Sussex and enlisted in Wokingham, Berkshire. Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension F. 1495

CARTER

David Henry

Lance Bombardier 51357, Woolwich Depot, Royal Horse Artillery. Died at home 4th February 1918. Husband of Mrs J. H. Carter of Nightingale Vale, Woolwich Common. Born in Lambourne, Berkshire and enlisted in Woolwich. Connection with Richmond, unknown. Buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

CARTER

Frederick John

Driver 120791, 86th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home 31st July 1921. Aged 35. Son of John & Louisa Mary Carter of 133, Kew Road, Richmond Born in Surbiton. Buried in Richmond Cemetery.

CARTER

Charles Thomas

Private 11136, 11th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action 23rd June 1917. Aged 22. Son of Rachael Carter of 22, Crofton Terrace, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond Born St. Margaret’s and enlisted in Richmond Buried in Monchy British Cemetery F. 154

CASTLE

Thomas S

Private 9218, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 28th July 1916. Born in Basingstoke, Hampshire and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery F. 432.

CATTLEY

Frank Whitton

Sergeant 46402, Royal Garrison Artillery. 33rd Siege Battery. Killed in action near Ypres. 10th August 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs G. Cattley of 54, Forest Road, Kew. Born and enlisted in Richmond Buried in Birr Cross Roads, Zillebeke, Belgium. B. 113

CHALK

Stanley Frederick W

Private 203979, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action near Arras, 18th July 1917 Born in Linton, Cambridgeshire and enlisted in Kings on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20

CHAMBERLAIN

William Henry

Private 6522, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 25th April 1915. Aged 30. Son of Henry & Eliza Chamberlain of 22, Victoria Cottages, Kew Gardens, Richmond Born Kew Gardens and enlisted in Richmond Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

CHANDLER

H S

Private M2/101402, Mechanical Transport Heavy Repair Shop, Royal Army Service Corps. Died in base hospital at Rouen 23rd April 1919. Not included in SDGW. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen F. 146.

CHAPMAN

Alfred

Private 32591, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action 8th October 1918. Aged 19. Lived at 5, Hawks Road, Norbiton. Born and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. There must be an element of doubt about this entry. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial MR. 16

CHAPMAN

Alfred Henry

Lieutenant, 190th Brigade Machine Gun Company, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 13th November 1916. Aged 23. Son of Charles Henry & Emma Louisa Chapman of Beaconsfield House, Sheen Lane, Richmond Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

CHAPMAN

Ernest Herbert Stuart

Captain, 31st (Duke of Connaughts Own) Lancers. Indian Army. Died on active service in Persia 1st November 1918. Aged 33. Son of Herbert Frederick & Bethea Emma Chapman of 1, Burlington House, Richmond Hill. Buried in Shiraz British Cemetery, Persia (Iran) Tehran War Cemetery

CHAPMAN

F

No further information currently available not identified in CWGC records of SDGW.

CHAPPELE

H

No further information currently available from CWGC records and SDGW.

CHAPPELL

Harry C

Private 11292, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 13th August 1916. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Pozieres British Cemetery. F. 832

CHESHIRE

W

Not identified in CWGC records of SDGW.

CHESHIRE

William David

Private 60490, 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (The Tyneside Scottish) 34th Division. Killed in action 8th April 1918. Aged 32. Son of Amos & Eliza Cheshire. Husband of Mrs Mary Cheshire of 6, Sheen Vale, Water Lane, Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F. 924

CHIPPY

P H

No further information currently available.

CHRISTMAS

Henry Charles

Private 353416, 2/7th Battalion, London Regiment (City of London) 58th London Division. Killed in action 30th April 1917. Enlisted in Kingston Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Chester Farm Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium B. 56.

CHRISTMAS

Richard

Private G/10077, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Division. Killed in action near Ypres 17th April 1915 Born in Richmond and enlisted in Twickenham. Next of kin residents of Twickenham. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium MR. 29.

CLANCEY

J D

No further information currently available.

CLARK

Cyril

Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 16th June 1916. Aged 25. Son of Herbert Edwin & Agnes Clark of 10, Fitzwilliam Avenue, Richmond Born in Beckenham, Kent. Buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension F. 23

CLARK

[Eric] William

Lance Corporal 19426, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action 10th May 1918. Son of Mrs & Mrs S. Clark of 26, Church Road, Richmond Born in Shepherds Bush and enlisted in Woolwich. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery F. 745

CLARKE

George Richard

Private G/646, “C” Company, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 27th September 1916. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs G. H. Clarke of 114, Manor Grove, Richmond Born and enlisted in Richmond Buried in Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval F. 215

CLAXTON

Charles John

Private 2202, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. 5th Division. Died of wounds 1st November 1914. Aged 19. Son of George & Georgina Claxton of Cobden Cottages, Crofton Terrace, Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Woking. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F. 80

CLAY

T

Several T. Clay with CWGC & SDGW. None remotely connected with Richmond See attached CWG print outs.

CLELAND

Alan Iain Henry

Private 760963, 1/28th Battalion, London Regiment (The Artists Rifles) 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action on the Ancre, 30th December 1917. Aged 20. Son of John Henry & Florence Elizabeth Cleland of Eversfield House, Eversfield Road, Richmond Enlisted in London. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

CLEMENTS

Thomas [Henry]

Private 44635, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action 23rd August 1918 Born and enlisted in Richmond Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Bucquoy Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 578

CLIPSHAN

William Henry

Corporal 240298, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 41st Division Killed in action 24th March 1918. Aged 21. Son of James & Annie Clipsham of 37, Dancer Road, Richmond Enlisted in Richmond (W. M. spelling Clipshan.) Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20

COCKBURN

James Douglas

Private 3185, 1/14th Battalion, London Regiment (The London Scottish) 56th London Division. Killed in action 8th September 1916. Aged 21. Son of James & Fanny Cockburn of 24, Mount Arrart Road, Richmond Enlisted in London. Buried in Flat Iron Copse Cemetery, Mametz F. 453

COCKCROFT

Henry [Sydney]

Lance Corporal P/14540, Corps of Military Police. Home Command Died of Sickness 11th December 1919. Aged 35. Son of Mr Cockcroft & Mrs Anne Cockcroft of Walthamstow, Essex. Husband of Mrs. Mabel Cockcroft of 84, Green, Kew. Buried in Richmond Cemetery.

COCKMAN

William Wainwright

Private 354374, 2/7th Battalion, London Regiment (City of London) 58th London Division. Killed in action 9th July 1917. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs Clara Alice Cockman of 7, Adelaide Road, Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Twickenham. Buried in Oak Dump Cemetery, Voormezeele, Belgium B. 118

COCKRAM

Frank William

Private 245743, 2/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) 58th Division. Killed in action 2nd October 1918. Aged 17. Son of Mr & Mrs F. Cockram of Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Stepney. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun. F. 113.

COKE

Charles

Lance Corporal 1012, Princes Patricias Light Infantry (East Ontario) attached to the 27th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 20th March 1915. Aged 36. Son of William & Clara Coke of 1, Clarence Street, Richmond Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3. Belgium B. 111

COLEMAN

Thomas

Private G/20236, 8th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31st July 1917. Born in Brentford and enlisted in Richmond Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Belgium B. 115

COLES

Ewart John

Private 876, 1/6th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Indian Army, Mesopotamia. Died of disease in Mesopotamia 22nd November 1915. Aged 22. Son of William & Emma Coles of 7, Wilton Avenue, Richmond Born in Paddington and enlisted in Richmond Commemorated on Basra Memorial Iraq. MR. 38.

COLLINGS

Thomas Edward

Private L/8444, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Wounded near Ypres and died of his wounds in military hospital at St. Omer 2nd November 1914. Aged 30. Regular soldier, veteran of South Africa. Born in Portfield, West Sussex and enlisted in Chichester. Only T. E. Collings with CWGC records, Connection with Richmond not established Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery, St. Omer F. 134

COLLINS

David Geoffrey

Guardsman 31029, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Guards Division, Died of wounds. 11th October 1918. Aged 17. Son of Edwin & Ada Collins of 17, Kew Gardens Road, Richmond Born in St. Pancras and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Poet, Botanist and Mathematician. Buried in Delsaux Farm Cemetery, Beugny. F. 380

COLLINS

Ernest Albert

Corporal 235200, 4/5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 19th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 26th October 1917. Aged 34. Son of Frank & Caroline Collins of Richmond Enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30

COLLINS

William [Frederick]

Rifleman S/13223, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 8th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 1st July 1916. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Collins of Kew Road, Kew. Husband of Mrs Florence Collins (remarried) later of Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia. Born and enlisted in Kew. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

COLLYER

William James

Second Lieutenant, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 39th Division. Killed in action at St. Julian near Ypres. 31st July 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs T. Collyer of High Barnet, North London. Resident of Richmond Educated at Christs Hospital, Horsham. Included on the College Memorial. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

COLTON

Percival Herbert William

Private S/295279, 8th Lines of Communication Supply Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action 7th January 1918. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Chertsey. Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension. F. 770

CONNOLLY

John

Lance Sergeant 2003, 1st Battalion, Irish Guards. 2nd Division. Died of wounds in military hospital at St. Omer 28th December 1914. Aged 32. Son of Michael & Jane Connolly of Aughamorr, Dromod, County Leitrim. Husband of Mrs Rose Connolly of 60, Kings Road, Richmond Born in Clonbroney, County Longford, Ireland and enlisted in Dublin. Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery, St. Omer. F. 134.

COOK

C

No further information currently available.

COOK

Charles Henry

Lance Corporal 373421, 1/8th Battalion, London Regiment (The Post Office Rifles) 56th London Division. Killed in action 14th July 1917. Aged 27. Husband of Mrs R. F. E. Cook of 12, Garfield Road, Twickenham. Native of Richmond Born in Mortlake and enlisted in Richmond Formerly with the East Surreys. Buried in Oak Dump Cemetery, Voormezeele. Belgium B. 118

COOK

Kenneth Richmond

Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Black Watch (The Royal Highlanders) 7th Indian Division. Died at home 30th July 1916. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs David Cook of 30, Lancaster Park, Richmond Buried in Richmond Cemetery 3. 8. 16.

COOK

Walter James

Private 545835, Royal Army Medical Corps. 86th Sanitary Section. East African Forces. Died in East Africa 27th November 1918. Aged 28. Son of Alderman W. J. & Mrs Cook of 3, Leinster Avenue, East Sheen. Buried in Dodoma Cemetery, Tanzania, East Africa.

COONEY

William Patrick

Private 7019, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. 7th Division. Died of wounds 17th May 1915. Aged 33. Husband of Mrs Alice Cooney of 21, Old Place Lane, Green, Richmond Born in Mortlake and enlisted in London. Buried in Aire Communal Cemetery F. 31.

CORMODY

Alexander Ford

Lieutenant 6/3213, 1st Battalion, Canterbury Regiment, New Zealand Infantry. New Zealand Division. Killed in action 8th July 1916. Aged 34. Son of Thomas & Sarah Cormody of 290, Sandycombe Road, Kew Gardens., Richmond Born in Liverpool. Buried in Citr Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres. F. 921

COTTON

Thomas Frederick

Chief E.R.A. 149729, HMS “Aboukir”, Royal Navy. Lost when the Armoured Cruiser was torpedoed by U 9 off the Dutch coast 22nd September 1914. Aged 48. Son of Mr & Mrs Frederick Cotton of Potters Bar, Middlesex. Husband of Mrs E. Cotton (remarried) of 8, Mortlake Terrace, Kew. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR. 3.

COTTREL

Charles Rueben

Sergeant 550523, 1/16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queens Westminster Rifles) 56th London Division. Killed in action 16th August 1917. Aged 26. Son of Charles & Emily Cottrel of 85, Gloucester Road, Kew. Resident of Holborn. Enlisted in Westminster. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29

COULSON-MAYNE

Eric William

Captain, 1/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 50th Northumbrian Division. Died of wounds 25th April 1917. Aged 20. Son of Eric Edwin & Nellie Coulson-Mayne of 30, Green, Richmond Trained at Sandhurst Royal Military Academy. Wounded in 1915. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery F. 120

COURT

Ernest

Private 9358, 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry). 7th Division. Killed in action at Arras 3rd May 1917 Born in Canterbury, Kent and enlisted in Armoury House, Tower of London. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20

COURTNEY

Ernest C

Corporal 13288, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 6th Division. Died on the 1st December 1918. Aged 23.Son of Mr & Mrs Courtney of Richmond Born in Fulham and enlisted in Richmond Brother of Herbert Courtney. Buried in Premont British Cemetery. F. 441

COURTNEY

Herbert C

Private 533219, 1/15th Battalion, London Regiment (The Civil Service Rifles) 56th London Division. Killed in action at Messines 7th June 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs Courtney of Richmond Born in Fulham and enlisted in Richmond Brother of Ernest Courtney. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

COUSIN

Leo Charles

Rifleman 300242, 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment (The London Rifle Brigade) 56th London Division. Killed in action at Amiens 29th August 1918. Born in Twickenham and enlisted in London. Next of kin Twickenham. Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial. MR. 16

COWLEY

George Evelyn

Major, 8th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 16th Irish Division. Died of wounds near Morcourt 18th June 1918. Aged 30. Son of Arthur & Edith McKenzie Cowley of 3, Onslow Road, Richmond Husband of Mrs Ida Cowley of Ramleh, Alexandria, Egypt. Mentioned in Despatches. Served during the Gallipoli Campaign. Born in London. Buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery F. 716

COWLEY

Robert Percy

Sergeant 22803, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 37th Division. Died 25th August 1918. Aged 34. Son of Daniel & Elizabeth Cowley of 50, Dyke Road, Brighton, Sussex. Resident of Richmond Instructor for Richmond Boys Brigade for over 13 years. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Charring Cross. Buried in Mory Abbey Military Cemetery F. 614

COX

Alfred

Private 6525, ? Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. ? Division. Killed in action near Ypres 15th April 1915. Aged 20. Son of Elijah & Susan Cox of 15, Sandycombe Road, Richmond Born in Walthamstow, Essex and enlisted in Hounslow. Zonnebeke British Cemetery No. 2. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium. B. 125

COX

Haney James Walter

Rifleman 46609, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, 24th Division. Killed in action 5th July 1918. Aged 18. Son of Henry George & Annie Louisa Cox of 58, Dancer Road, Richmond Born and enlisted in Richmond Buried in Bully Grenay Communal Cemetery British Extension F. 161

COX

[George] Stanley Jeffries

Lance Corporal 35480, 20th Hussars. Cavalry Division. Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Aged 32. Son of William Jeffries & Sarah Cox of 4, Maxe Road, Kew. Born in Brixton and enlisted in Yeovil, Somersetshire. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

CREASEY

Albert Edward

Private 28926, 179th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action in Palestine 6th November 1917. Aged 21. Son of Frederick & Sarah Creasey of 4, James Cottages, Kew. Born in Richmond Buried in Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine.

CUDMORE

George

Private 40241, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. 38th Welsh Division. Killed in action at Poelcappele 25th August 1917. Aged 21. Son of John & Julia Cudmore of 1, Market Road, Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Formerly with the East Surreys. Buried in Poelcappele British Cemetery, Belgium B. 126

CULLIP

Herbert James

Gunner 208696, “H” Battery, 38th Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in action 4th August 1918. Aged 19. Son of George William & Fanny Cullip of 42, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond Born in Forest Gate. Brother of Sydney Cullip. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery F. 924

CULLIP

Sydney George

Private 30136, 8th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. 13th Division. Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 16th February 1917. Aged 24. Son of George William & Fanny Cullip of 42, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond Born in Putney and enlisted in Richmond Brother of Herbert Cullip. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. 5

CULVER

Frederick Thomas

Lance Corporal 232, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Loos 13th October 1915. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19.

CULVERHOUSE

Albert George William

Private 2466, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 26th September 1915. Aged 22. Son of Albert & Annie Culverhouse of 17. Sheen Dale, Richmond Born in Fulham and enlisted in Richmond Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19

CURRIE

Henry Andrew

Corporal S/19760, Royal Army Service Corps attached to “O” Corps Supply Column. Died 5th December 1917. Husband of Mrs Mary Currie of Green, Kew Gardens, Richmond Born in Bishop Auckland, Durham and enlisted in South Shields (CWGC spelling Curry) Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery. F. 512

CUSHEN

William

Airman 2nd Class 134009, Royal Air Force. 9th Aircraft Park. France. Died of disease 24th February 1919. Aged 20. Son of Mr & Mrs William Cushen of Richmond Born and enlisted in Richmond Buried in Maubeuge Cemetery, Sous Les Bois. F. 931

D’ARCY

Alfred John Keith

Lieutenant, 21st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment) 4th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Died of wounds received at St. Eloi 16th April 1916. Aged 33. Son of Mr & Mrs James D’Arcy of Kew. Husband of Mrs Fanny Dora D’Arcy of “Brooklyn” Sheen Road, Richmond Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery F. 64.

DALLISTON

Edward [Bly]

Corporal M1/7973, Army Service Corps. 52nd Motor Transport Company, Aldershot. Died of disease at home 1st December 1915. Aged 43. Son of Henry William & Elizabeth Dalliston. Husband of Mrs Louisa Dalliston of 11, Cambridge Cottages, Kew. Served in South African Campaign 1899/02 and British Somaliland Born Norfolk, enlisted London, Buried in Richmond Cemetery.

DARBIN

Edward Richard

Gunner TF/960622, Royal Field Artillery. 104th Brigade Ammunition Column 23rd. Division Killed in action 16th August 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr Darbin & Mrs Harriett Darbin of 147, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Fulham. Buried in Hillside Cemetery, Le Quesnel F. 586

DAVEY

William Edwin Harry

Private 32656, 13th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 40th Division. Died of wounds 8th July 1917. Born and enlisted in Richmond Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery F. 446

DAVIS

Albert Victor

Private 2212, 1/6th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Att. Indian Army. Died on attachment in Kut, Mesopotamia 19th March 1916 Born and enlisted in Richmond Next of kin Richmond residents. Buried in Kut War Cemetery, Iraq. 1

DAVIS

Eden Humfrey

Private 5182, 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. 7th Division. Died of wounds. 29th April 1917. Aged 20. Son of Mr Eden Kingsbury & Alice Elizabeth Davis of Waltham House, Adelaide Road, Richmond Enlisted in Armoury House, Tower of London. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun. F. 113.

DAVIS

George Edward

Lieutenant, Royal Engineers (T.F.). Killed in action at Loos 11th October 1915. No connection with Richmond established. Possibility only. Commemorated on Loos Memorial. MR. 19

DAVIS

Ivor Charles

Corporal 3888, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 4th Division. Killed in action in Belgium 8th November 1914. Aged 21. Born in Cardiff and enlisted in London. Resident of Richmond Next of kin 48, Gladstone Road, Bournemouth Buried in Calvaire Militay Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Belgium. B. 32

DAWN

Walter [Frank]

Private 1989, 1/23rd Battalion, London Regiment. 47th London Division Killed in action near Festubert 25th May 1915. Aged 34. Son of Richard & Florence Dawn of Richmond Husband of Mrs Florence Mabel Dawn of Hampton Wick. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Clapham Junction. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial MR. 22

DAWSON

John Lenard

Second Lieutenant, 1/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 54th Division. Died of disease in Egypt 6th May 1916. Aged 20. Son of William Charles & Annie Florence Dawson of Lima, Peru and of 4, Manor Road, Richmond Buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

DAY

Arthur

Private SR/9440, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action at Ovillers 7th July 1916. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Hounslow. Next of kin residents of Richmond Special Reservist Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

DE TRAFFORD

Ralph Edric Galfrid Anthony

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Killed in action on Hill 114 after landing with his company at “X” Beach, during the Gallipoli Landings 25th April 1915. Aged 22. Son of Galfrid & Cecile De Trafford of Queensberry House, Richmond Commemorated on Cape Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. MR. 4.

DEAR

Maurice George

Rifleman 4074, 1/18th Battalion, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) 47th London Division. Killed in action on the Somme 15th September 1916. Aged 28. Son of Charles & Sarah Jane Dear of 16, Halford Road, Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Chelsea. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

DENTON

James

Private G/1986, 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos 26th September 1916. Aged 21. Son of James & Ellen Denton of 109, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond Born in Hammersmith and enlisted in Richmond Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19

DESPITHT, MC

Leonard Terrance

Lieutenant, Adjutant of the 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 11th February 1917. Aged 26. Son of Joseph & Lucy Despicht of “Trenebie” Sandycombe Road, Kew Gardens, Richmond Buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil Martinsart F. 220

DIBBLE

Alfred

Sergeant L/7675, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 3rd Division. Killed in action on the Marne 17th September 1914. Regular soldier Born in Richmond and enlisted in Hounslow, Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Ferte Sous Louarre Memorial MR. 15.

DICKSON

Robert Penman

Private 43546, 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 14th October 1918. Aged 24. Son of Mr & Mrs R. P. Dickson of 15, Wooller Street, Walworth, Born in Kilmarnock and enlisted in London. Richmond not established. Buried in Douai British Cemetery, Cuinchy. F. 1277

DIGHTON

B

No further information currently available. No record with CWGC or SDGW. Medal Rolls Driver 228182 George B Dighton Royal Field Artillery ?

DILLOWAY

George James

Guardsman 25905, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Guards Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31st July 1917. Aged 19. Son of Walter Henry & Jane Dilloway of 60, Alexandra Road, Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. Belgium MR. 29

DIVERS

John

Rifleman 7056, 1/9th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victorias Rifles) 56th London Division. Killed in action on the Somme 9th October 1916. Enlisted in Fulham Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

DIXON

Reginald Thomas

Private L/19664, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 24th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 10th August 1916. Born in Shepherds Bush and enlisted in Hounslow. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

DODGE

Joseph W

Sapper 67901, 422nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 21st May 1918. Born in Fulham and enlisted in Hammersmith Buried in Houchin British Cemetery F. 106

DOWNEY

Henry E

Private 13185, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment (“B” Company) 8th Division. Killed in action 24th April 1918. Aged 35. Son of Henry & Elizabeth Downey of 10, Lancaster Cottages, Richmond Hill. Born in Surbiton and enlisted in Abercynon, Glamorgan. Buried in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers Bretonneux F. 144

DRAPER

William George

Private 1019, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action near Ypres, 13th May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Edmund George & Ellen Draper of 31, Darell Road, Richmond Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, enclosure no. 4. Zillebeke, Belgium B. 165/7

DRUMMOND

John Francis [Joseph]

Sergeant L/5204, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action at Arras 20th April 1917. Aged 37. Son of John & Ellen Drummond of Chiswick, Husband of Mrs Emily Louise Drummond of 11, Mitchels Row, Richmond Born Aberdeen, & enlisted in Woolwich. Regular soldier. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay. F. 149

DUNCOMBE

Arthur [Charles]

Private 2019, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action near Poelcapelle 12th October 1917. Aged 22. Son of Arthur James & Elizabeth Jane Duncombe of 162, Beechcroft Road, Upper Tooting. Born in Wandsworth and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium B. 126

DUNCOMBE

Ernest

Sergeant L/14056, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Died of wounds on the Somme 8th October 1916. Brother of Mrs A. McCarthy of 6, Elizabeth Cottages, Kew Gardens, Richmond Born in Wimbledon and enlisted in Hounslow. Buried in Dartmoor Cemetery F. 188

DUNCOMBE

Sydney

Private L/15042, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Died of wounds 21st October 1918. Regular soldier. Born in Wimbledon and enlisted in Hounslow. Next of kin residents of Kew Gardens. SDGW spelling (Dunscombe) Possibly connected with Ernest Duncombe (above) Buried in Staceghem Communal Cemetery, Harlebeke, Belgium B. 141

DUNN

Ernest W

Private G/18351 1st Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 33rd Division. Died in military hospital at Abbeville 2nd November 1917. Born in Norwich and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension F. 52

DUNN

Leslie Arthur George

Telegraphist J/19122/PO., HMS. “Hampshire”, Royal Navy. Lost with the ship when the armoured cruiser struck a mine off the Orkneys on the 5th June 1916. Commemorated on Portsmoputh Naval Memorial, Southsea MR. 3.

DURRANT

William J

Private 19140, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Division Killed in action at Arras 3rd May 1917 Enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

DYER

George W

Private G/36445, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Division. Died at home 6th November 1918. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Hounslow. Next of kin residents of Teddington. Buried in Twickenham (Teddington) Cemetery, Middlesex.

EAGLES

[George] Hubert

Corporal T4/043822, No 3 Company 29th Divisional Train, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action 3rd June 1917. Aged 24. Son of Thomas Albert & Eleanor Anne Eagles of Richmond Born in Exeter and enlisted in Woolwich. Buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. F. 1182

EALES-WHITE

Henry Hewlett

Captain, “B” Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers 9th Scottish Division. Killed in action 25th July 1915. Aged 27. Son of JohnEales-White (A. K. C.) & Mrs Catherine, 47, Lancaster Park, Richmond Formerly with the Staff College at Camberley, Surrey. A Solicitor. Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19

EARLE

George

Lance Corporal 499, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade, 4th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 1st July 1916. Born in Deptford and enlisted in London. Next of kin residents of Kew. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

EAST

Herbert Hinton

The Reverend, Chaplain to the Forces 4th Class attached to the 13th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. 35th Division. Killed in action near Ypres, 5th August 1917. Aged 30. Son of Francis Hyde Hinton & Emma Jane East 284, Kew Road, Richmond Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29

EASTON

Claude Edgar

Rifleman 4749, 1/9th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victorias Rifles) 56th London Division. Killed in action on the Somme near Gommecourt 1st July 1916 Enlisted in London. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

EDWARDS

Gerald

Private 52928, 38th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action 8th October 1918 Son of Mr & Mrs A. Edwards of 13, Thornton Road, East Sheen. Enlisted in Colchester, Formerly with the Essex Yeomanry. Resident of Clapham. Buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy. F. 234

EDWARDS

W G

Positively unidentified to date the nearest casualty match being: Private 16039 Edwards William George 11th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment (Labour Battalion) Taken prisoner and died in captivity 6th November 1918 Born in Wandsworth and enlisted in Guildford Next of kin residents of Esher, Surrey. Buried in Neiderzwheren Cemetery, Germany.

EDWARDS

William George John

Private 65030, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 4th October 1917. Aged 19. Son of George Thomas & Elizabeth Edwards of 274, Nelson Road, Whitton Born in Hampton Court and enlisted in Richmond Formerly with the East Surreys. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

EIFFES

George John Harry

Private 14280, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 24th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 31st July 1917. Aged 22. Son of Jean & Emma Augusta Eiffes of 16, Princes Street, Richmond Enlisted in Hounslow. Buried in Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Belgium B. 115.

ELKINS

Alfred

Sergeant 10070, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 30th November 1917. Aged 24. Son of William & Annie Marie Elkins of 25, Wilton Avenue, Richmond Born and enlisted in Richmond Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial MR. 17.

ELLICOTT

Arthur

Private G/598, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Died of wounds at home in Netley Military Hospital, Hampshire 28th September 1915. Aged 20. Son of William & Hannah Ellicott of 18, Cambrian Road, Richmond Born in Cardiff and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire.

ELLIOTT

George

Private 13764, 13th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 40th Division. Killed in action 9th April 1918. Aged 27. Son of Albert & Sarah Elliott of 3, Avoca Villas, Richmond Husband of Mrs Amy Elliott (remarried) of 94, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond Born in Brentford and enlisted in Wandsworth Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium MR. 32.

ELLIS

Percival Clement

Private 879, 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry). 3rd Division. Died of wounds 6th January 1915. Aged 23. Fifth son of Mr & Mrs A. I. Ellis of Richmond Born in Steeton in Craven, Yorkshire. Enlisted in London Buried in Locre Curchyard Belgium. B. 182

EVANS

John Percy

Private 513018, 1/14th Battalion, London Regiment (The London Scottish). Killed in action 21st August 1918. Enlisted in London. Next of kin residents of Dalston. Possibility only (CWGC J. B. Evans) No Richmond connection.

EVANS

William Henry

Private 11693, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 13th June 1916. Born in Twickenham and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Carnoy Military Cemetery F. 513

FAITHFULL

Leslie

Private 25898, 10th Hussars (The Prince of Wales Own) Cavalry Division. Killed in action 28th September 1915. Aged 24. Son of William Richard & Sarah Faithfull of 51, Burlington Avenue, Kew Gardens, Richmond Born in Bendigo, New Zealand Enlisted in Capetown, South Africa. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29

FALLOWFIELD

William

Private 32598, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action at Arras 13th May 1917. Enlisted in Staines. Next of kin residents of Richmond Formerly with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps (W. M. Fallowfield J. no match with CWGC or SDGW) Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20

FARREN

Gerald B H

C.Q.M. Sergeant G/19, (Depot), East Surrey Regiment. Died at home 4th November 1918 Formerly with the 7th Battalion. Born in Gravesend, Kent and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in St. Peters Parish Church, Churchyard, Petersham

FARREN

M H

Private T/42365, Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home 3rd March 1919 Not included in SDGW. no other details. Buried in St. Peters Parish Church Churchyard, Petersham.

FARRIES

Gordon

Private S/11973, 11th Battalion, Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders 15th Scottish Division. Killed in action 20th April 1918. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Charlton Farries of 2, Gordon Street, Dumfries, Scotland Born in Dumfries and enlisted in Forfar (This in the only G. Farries with CWGC & SDGW records, No apparent connection with Richmond) Buried in Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery F. 531

FEARS

Alfred Charles

Guardsman 12754, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards Guards Division. Killed in action at Flers on the Somme 15th September 1916. Husband of Mrs M. H. Fears of Eastbourne, Sussex, (Included on the Eastbourne War Memorial) Born in Wilmington and enlisted in Eastbourne. Richmond connection unknown. Buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval. F. 402

FELL

Kenneth George

Rifleman 767007, 1/28th Battalion, London Regiment (The Artists Rifles) 63rd Royal Naval Division. Died of wounds in base hospital at Etaples on the 4th October 1918. Aged 29. Son of George Noble & Sarah Honoria Fell of 43, Gloucester Road, Kew Gardens, Richmond Born in Tulse Hill and enlisted in London. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F. 40

FENN

William Alfred

Private G/48667, 2/10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 53rd Division. Killed in action in Palestine 3rd November 1917. Aged 42. Son of Mr & Mrs William Fenn of Norfolk. Born Kenning Hall, Norfolk. Enlisted in Eastbourne. Resident of Richmond Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial MR. 34

FENNING

James William Dunkin

Lance Corporal 62305, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 12th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 30th November 1917. Aged 32. Son of Daniel Dunkin & Adelaide Fenning of 284, Sandycombe Road, Kew Gardens, Richmond Native of Redhill. Enlisted in Putney. Buried in Fifteen Ravine Cemetery F. 379

FERGUSSON

Nigel Robert

Lieutenant, HMS. ”Bulwark”, Royal Navy. Channel Squadron. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs James Fergusson of “Lincoln House” Richmond Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, MR. 3.

FIELD

Henry Walter

Rifleman 551479, 2/16th Battalion, London Regiment (The Queens Westminsters. Died of disease in Egypt 26th December 1917. Aged 21. Brother of Miss Christine M. Field of 56, Sheen Road, Richmond Enlisted in Westminster. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

FIGG

Hermon Harold

Sergeant 50852, Northamptonshire Regiment attached to the Army Gymnastic Staff, 11th Infantry Brigade, 4th Division. Died in France 21st March 1918. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs Ethel May Figg of 9, Church Walk, Richmond Born in Petersham and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras F. 1182

FIGGIS

Leonard Charles

Private 72492, 16th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters) 66th Division. Died of wounds 10th July 1918. Aged 22. Son of Mr. H. J. & Mrs Emily Louisa Figgis of 37, Crown Terrace, Richmond Born in Richmond Enlisted in South Farnborough, Hampshire. Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille F. 34.

FIRMIN

John Eric Robert

Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. 13th Division. Killed in action at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli 10th August 1918. Aged 22. Son of Nicholas & Amy Firmin of Richmond Born in Richmond Brother of Maurice Firmin. Commemorated on Cape Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. MR. 4.

FIRMIN

Maurice Harold Cuffe

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Arras 26th February 1916. Aged 28. Son of Nicholas & Amy Firmin of Richmond Born in Richmond Brother of John Firmin. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20

FISHER

Thomas H

Private 13616, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 1st September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Thomas & Alice Fisher of 9, Avalon Terrace, Mortlake Road, Richmond Born in Ham and enlisted in Wandsworth Commemorated on Vis en Artois Memorial. MR. 16

FLETCHER

Robert Henry

Lieutenant, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 27th July 1916. Aged 33. Son of William Henry & Frances Fletcher. Formerly with the 14th Battalion. Richmond connection not established. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

FOLLETT

Harry Arthur

Lance Corporal 391539, 1/9th Battalion, London Regiment (The Queens Westminster’s) 56th London Division. Killed in action 25th April 1918 Born in Croydon, and enlisted in London. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

FORD

Frederick

Gunner 45170, Royal Field Artillery. Died after the war in the South African Military Hospital, Richmond 30th January 1920. Aged 28. Husband of Mrs Constance Kate Ford of 11, Darrell Road, Richmond Buried in Richmond Cemetery 3. 2. 20.

FOSTER

George William

Able Seaman Z/2555 (London), ‘Hood’ Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. 63rd Royal Naval Division. Killed in action on the Ancre 13th November 1916. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

FOWLER

Walter Foster

Private 17289, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 15th September 1916. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond (W. M. W. S. Fowler) Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

FREWEN

Leslie Victor

Gunner 184460, “D” Battery, 306th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action at Ypres 21st August 1917. Enlisted in West London. Next of kin residents of Chelsea. Formerly Rifleman R/29108, Kings Royal Rifle Corps (W. M. Frewen) Buried in White House Cemetery, St. Jean Les Ypres. Belgium B. 101

FRIBBINS

Albert George

Private 17/072, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 4th April 1918 Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

FROST

Arthur [Nicholas]

Private, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 15th November 1916. Born in Shepherds Bush and enlisted in Chiswick. Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

FUNDELL

Francis Theophilus

Private 2535, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at Loos. 26th September 1915 Born in Oxford and enlisted Richmond Next of kin residents of Richmond Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19

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