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

SADLER

Bernard Charles

Corporal 47704, 18th Battalion, London Regiment (The London Irish Rifles). Died at home 5th May 1918. Aged 35. Son of Augustus Charles & Elizabeth Sadler of 3, Portland Terrace, Green, Richmond Brother of Vyvyan Sadler. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Buried in Richmond Cemetery (9th May 1918)

SADLER

Vyvyan Kendall

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps attached to the 29th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 17th April 1917. Aged 38. Son of Augustus Charles & Elizabeth Sadler of 3, Portland Terrace, Green, Richmond. Born in Richmond Brother of Bernard Sadler. Buried in St. Nicholas British Cemetery F. 97

SARBACH

Rupert Oliver

Private 1556, 9th Queens Royal Lancers. 1st Cavalry Division. Killed in action in Belgium 11th October 1914. Regular Cavalryman. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin residents of Richmond. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial. MR. 32.

SAWYER

Thomas Edward

Private 14865, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action on Somme 15th September 1916. Born in Kew Green, and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin, Richmond. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

SCARLES

William John

Sergeant 47932, 13th Battalion, Inniskilling Fusiliers. 40th Division. Killed in action 29th October 1918. Aged 27. Son of William John & Annie Amelia Scarles of Kew. Born in Kew. Buried in Cretenier Cemetery, Wattrelos. F. 1034

SCHOFIELD

Eric Harold

Private 1212, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action near Loos 2nd October 1915. Born Hounslow and enlisted in Richmond Next of kin residents of the Isle of Man. Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19

SCOTT

Frank W H

Private 24209, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action on the Chemin des Dames 27th May 1918. Aged 43. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial. MR. 18

SEALY

William Arthur

Corporal 1213, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action near Loos, 9th November 1915. Aged 26. Son of Louisa Sealy of 23, Blundells Road, Tilehurst, Berkshire. Enlisted in Richmond. Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19

SERGEANT

Edwin Alexander

Private 34978, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 12th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 4th August 1916. Born in Greenock, Scotland and enlisted in Richmond. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.

SHAW

D M

No further information currently available.

SHEARCROFT

Richard Victor

Able Seaman J/28249, HMS "Defence", Royal Navy. 1st Cruiser Squadron Grand Fleet. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. Aged 18. Son of Ernest Theodore & Anna Maria Shearcroft of 266, Sandycombe Road, Kew Gardens, Richmond. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR. 3.

SHEFFORD

George Foden

Sergeant 41893, 69th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 8th March 1916. Aged 27. Son of George & Annie Shefford of 26, Rosemont Street, Richmond. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Glasgow. Mentioned in despatches. Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery F. 423

SHEPHEARD

Alfred George

Private L/10560, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Division. Died of wounds 27th October 1918. Enlisted in Hounslow. Next of kin residents of Richmond. Buried in Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension F. 206

SHOPLAND

Leonard Victor

Private 23007, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action on the Somme, 21st October 1916. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Next of kin, residents of Richmond Formerly with the East Surreys. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

SHUTER

George William

Private 50757, Aged 37. No further information currently available.

SILVER

Charles E

Private 2053, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action near Ypres, 12th March 1915. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Robert Silver. Born in Hartley Wintney, Hampshire. Enlisted in Richmond, resident of Richmond. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

SILVER

William Humphrey

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Cambrin 7th June 1918. Aged 34. Son of Colonel H. A. & Mrs Silver of 2, St. Michaels Place, Petersham. Born in Chislehurst, Kent. Educated at Brighton College. Brighton College War Memorial. Commemorated in the Royal Sussex Regiment. Memorial Chapel in Chichester Cathedral. Buried in Cambrin Military Cemetery F. 163.

SIMMONS

Harold Edward

Lance Corporal 225827, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 2nd Division. Killed in action 24th March 1918. Aged 20. Son of Edward & Lydia Simmons of 23, Evelyn Road, Richmond. Born in Richmond & enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Formerly with the 1st London Regiment. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

SIMMONS

Leonard Arthur

Private 7211, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Died of wounds received at Messines 11th of June 1917. Aged 20. Son of Edward Arthur & Lydia Simmons of 23, Evelyn Road, Richmond. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Buried in Railway Dugouts Cemetery, Transport Farm, Belgium B. 127

SIMPKIN

F

No further information currently available.

SIMPSON

Edward S

Company Sergeant Major 10127, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders 7th Indian Division. Died in Mesopotamia 21st April 1917. Aged 31. Grave lost. Husband of Mrs Emily Simpson of 15, Victoria Cottages, Kew Gardens, Richmond. Son of John & Susan Simpson of Church Cottage, Basingstoke, Hampshire. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Hounslow. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq. MR. 38

SIMPSON

Henry William

Private G/2333, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 1st July 1916. Aged 18. Son of Henry James & Sarah Anne Simpson of 19, Victoria Parade, Kew Gardens, Richmond. Born in Kew and enlisted in Richmond. Commemorated on Thiepval memorial MR. 21.

SINDEN

Kenneth Vernon

Rifleman 300165, 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment (2nd London Rifle Brigade). 56th London Division. Killed in action 19th June 1917. Aged 20. Born in Richmond. Son of Mr & Mrs Sinden of 15, Carmalt Gardens Gardens, Putney. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20.

SKELTON

Eric

Private 4360, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 41st Division. Died of wounds 30th March 1918. Aged 24. Son of Edward & Mary Skelton of 78, Townshend Terrace, Richmond. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Buried in Ontario Cemetery, Sains les Marquion. F. 481

SLADE

William

Private 20740, 9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. 36th Ulster Division. Killed in action near Ypres, 16th August 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr Slade & Mrs Alice Slade of Crofton Terrace, Richmond. Husband of Mrs W. Slade (remarried) later of 12, Avalon Terrace, Mortlake Road, Richmond. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium MR. 30.

SMITH

Arthur William

Corporal T1/SR/314, 140th Company, Army Service Corps. Died at home. 2nd January 1915. Born St. Georges, Middlesex and enlisted in Hounslow. Resident of Kew Gardens, Richmond. Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery, Hampshire.

SMITH

Charles William

Private 30421, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 12th October 1917. Born in Battersea and enlisted in Richmond Next of kin residents of Richmond. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30

SMITH

David

Lance Corporal L/9148, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 29th October 1914. Aged 28. Regular Soldier. Son of Mr & Mrs James Smith of 7, Rosedale Road, Richmond. Born in Richmond. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29

SMITH

Frederick Stanley

Corporal S4/085732, 53rd Field Bakery, Army Service Corps. Died of dysentery in Salonika 16th May 1916. Aged 24. Son of Charles & Mary Smith. Husband of Mrs R. A. Smith of 292, Kew Road, Richmond. Born in Croydon and enlisted in Hounslow. Buried in Lambet Road Military Cemetery Salonika, Greece.

SMITH

George Henry Philip

Rifleman 591874, 2/18th Battalion, London Regiment (The London Irish Rifles) 60th London Division. Killed in action in Palestine 23rd December 1917. Born in Battersea and enlisted in Chelsea. Next of kin residents of Richmond. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Palestine.

SMITH

J T

Private 2404 Smith John Thomas 16th Lancers (The Queens) 2nd Cavalry Division. Died of wounds 30th May 1915. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Tottenham. Next of kin residents of Fareham, Hampshire. Buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery F. 200

SMITH

William A

Lance Corporal 2404, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action 19th November 1916. Aged 21. Son of Henry Horace & Clara Smith of 12. Evelyn Terrace, Richmond. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt. F. 314

SNAZLE

Ernest

Corporal 9379, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 16th August 1916. Aged 26. Son of George & Emily Snazle of 64, Windsor Road Richmond Brother of Frederick Snazle. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21.

SNAZLE

Frederick George

Lance Corporal 19908, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 20th November 1917. Aged 25. Son of George & Emily Snazle of 64, Windsor Road, Richmond Brother of Ernest Snazle. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Hounslow.

SNELL

Jack

Private 352522, 1/7th Battalion, London Regiment. 56th London Division, Killed in action on the Somme near Flers 15th September 1916. Aged 25. Son of Mr Snell & Mrs Eliza Snell of 12, Bottoms Place, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond. Enlisted in Sun Street. Resident of Hammersmith Served under the name of Jack White (SDGW). Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

SNELLING

James [H]

Private 36793. 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 7th October 1916. Aged 40. Husband of Mrs Harriett Snelling of 2, Park Place, Kew Foot Road, Kew, Richmond. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Twickenham. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

SOLEY

Walter Alfred

Lance Bombardier 293408, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 12th April 1918. Aged 30. Son of William & Louisa Soley of Colne, Wiltshire. Born in Colne and enlisted in Shepherds Bush. Buried in Locre Hospice Cemetery, Belgium. B. 183

SORRELL

Sydney

Private 17558, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 24th April 1918. Aged 32. Husband of Mrs Emily Mary Sorrell of 27, Gloucester Road, Kew. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27

SPARKS

I E

Captain, Royal Fusiliers. Died at home 8th March 1915. Buried in Richmond Cemetery.

SPARKS

Robert Lionel

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 29th Division. Killed in action at Cambrai 22nd November 1917. Buried in Marcoing Communal Cemetery F. 910

SPENCER

Frank

Lance Corporal L/12030, 3rd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 7th February 1915. Born in Mortlake and enlisted in Mill Hill. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

SPIERS

John William

Sergeant 2503, 9th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 2nd March 1916. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetey, Belgium B. 72

SPRINGETT

J

No further information currently available.

SPRINGETT

John James

Private 31371, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action at Arras 1st May 1917. Aged 30. Husband of Mrs Edith Springett (remarried) later of 18, Beatrice Road, Richmond. Born in Tisbury, Wiltshire, enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Commemorated on Arras Memorial MR. 20

STACEY

Arthur [Athole Orwell]

Private 9827, 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 34th Division. Died of wounds 23rd July 1918. Aged 28. Son of Arthur & Lavinia Stacey of 21, Worple Way, Richmond. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Hounslow. Buried in Raperie British Cemetery F. 524

STAINTON

Stanley Gordon

Boy 1st Class J/17548, HMS "Bulwark", Royal Navy. Channel Fleet. Lost when the Battleship blew up off Sheerness 26th November 1914. Aged 17. Son of Robert & Ada Blanche Stainton of 77, Mortlake Road, Kew. Brother of Walter Stainton. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea MR. 3.

STAINTON

Walter Robert

Rifleman. 13/203051, 7th Battlaion Rifle Brigade. 14th Light Division. Killed in action near Flers 15th September 1916. Aged 24. Son of Robert & Ada Blanche Stainton of 77, Mortlake Road, Kew. (Hairdresser & Trichologist). Brother of Stanley Stainton. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Ealing. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

STANNARD

Edward

Private 5937, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry 20th Light Division. Died in base hospital at Etaples 1st June 1918. Aged 35. Son of Alfred & Mary Anne Stannard of 35, Standard Street, New Kent Road, London. Born Walworth and enlisted in London. Richmond connection not established but the only Stannard E. listed with CWGC. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery F. 40

STEWART

A B

No further information currently available.

STIMSON

Eric Malcolm

Rifleman S/11997, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 14th Light Division. Killed in action 24th August 1915. Aged 17. Son of William Adolf & Beatrice Stimson of "Claraville" Lion Gate Gardens, Richmond Brother of Montague Stimson. Born St. Georges, Middlesex. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium B. 11

STIMSON

Montague Adolf

Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 18th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 30th September 1916. Aged 21. Son of William Adolf & Beatrice Stimson of "Claraville" Lion Gate Gardens, Richmond Brother of Eric Stimson. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

STONE

Harold Musgrave

Private 54121, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. 36th Ulster Division. Died of wounds 9th May 1918. Aged 19. Son of David & Bessie Stone of 5, Bottens Place, Richmond. Enlisted in Camberwell. Buried in Duhallow ADS. Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium B. 20

STRANGE

George Thomas

Able Seaman J/29545 (Chatham), HMS "Vanguard", Royal Navy. Grand Fleet. Lost when the dreadnought blew up in Scapa Flow, 9th July 1917. Aged 21. Son of Charles & Florence Strange, Butchers, of Richmond. Born in Richmond. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial MR. 1.

SWEET

Albert Victor

Private TF/204164, 1/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of disease in Mesopotamia 25th February 1919. Aged 19. Son of Frederick Albert & Florence Sweet of "The Fire Station" Richmond. Enlisted in Southampton, Hampshire. Commemorated on Basra Memorial MR. 38.

SWINDELL

F

Private G. 10204 Swindell. Francis George. Aged 28 11th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment. 41st Division. Killed in action on the Somme 7th October 1916. Son of Mr & Mrs Swindell of Richmond. Husband of Mrs Olive Swindell (remarried) of Sydenham. Born in Richmond. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

SWINGWOOD

John William

Lance Corporal 7120, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 29th July 1916. Aged 21. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Son of John & Florence Swingwood of 4, Salisbury Road, Richmond Brother of Richard Swingwood

SWINGWOOD

Richard T

Private G/28566, 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. 18th Division. Died in wounds 25th March 1918. Aged 19. Son of John & Florence Swingwood of 4, Salisbury Road, Richmond Brother of John Swingwood. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Grove Park, Lewisham. Formerly with the RASC. (SDGW Reginald). Buried in Vauxbuin French National Cemetery F. 864.

TANNER

Frederick

Private 423093, 705th Labour Company, Labour Corps. Died of pneumonia after the war aggravated by gas poisoning 25th March 1920. Aged 41. Born in Richmond. Son of Edward & Mary Anne Tanner. Husband of Mrs Harriett Selena Tanner of 6, Lorne Road, Richmond. Buried in Richmond Cemetery.

TATE

Frederick Thomas Howard

Private 1729, 2nd County of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders). 2nd Mounted Division. Died of disease on Gallipoli 22nd September 1915. Aged 19. Son of Walter Howard & Ellen Florence Tate of Taiping, Perak, Federated Malay States. Born in Herne Bay and enlisted in London. Buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla, Gallipoli. 5

TAYLOR

Charles Edward

Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. 6th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 1st November 1915. Aged 23. Son of Dr. M. H. Taylor (H. M. Coroner for Surrey) & Mrs Taylor of Eton Lodge, Richmond Bur, White House Cemetery, St. Jean les Ypres, Belgium B. 101

TAYLOR

[Richard] Charles Hearman

Private 353476, 7th Battalion, London Regiment. Died at home 4th February 1919. Aged 26. Husband of M. L. Taylor, of 33, Dancer Rd., Richmond. Buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey.

TAYLOR

C L

There is only one Taylor with the initial C. L. in CWGC & SDGW Records but the C could be G therefore it is either:

Charles Livingstone TAYLOR (MC), Captain, 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 37th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 23rd March 1918. Aged 34. Son of Mr & Mrs C. J. Taylor of Melrose, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.
or
George Leonard TAYLOR, Private 97783, 45th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. North Russian Expeditionary Force. Killed in action in North Russia 20th June 1919. Aged 19. Son of James King Taylor and Alice Mary Taylor of 6, Green, Kew. Commemorated on Archangel Memorial MR. 70

TAYLOR

John Ernest

Rifleman 4772, 1/9th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victorias Rifles) 56th London Division. Killed in action at Gommecourt 1st July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Robert & Lily Naomi Taylor of 52, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond. Buried in Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2. F. 798

TAYLOR

Walter Martin

Private 20470, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. 17th Division. Killed in action 27th August 1918. Born in Shepherds Bush and enlisted in West London. Next of kin Shepherds Bush. Buried in Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers. F. 277

TEDMAN

Basil

Second Lieutenant, 13th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 21st March 1918. Aged 34. Son of Rev, John and Mrs Tedman of 83, Mortlake Road, Kew. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial MR. 27.

TERRANEAU

Cecil Roy

Sub Lieutenant, Royal Naval Air Service. East African Units. Died in East Africa 29th April 1916. Commemorated on Nairobi Memorial, Kenya MR. 50

TERRANEAU

Ernest Stanley

Corporal 300612, 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) 56th London London Division. Killed in action at Gommecourt 1st July 1916. Aged 27. Son of Mr & Mrs Ernest Terraneau of "Daughue" Sheen Common Drive, Richmond. Enlisted in London. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

DE THIERSANT

J

No further information currently available - no record with CWGC & SDGW.

THOMAS

A C

Not positively identified. There ar 3 Officers possible without connections with Richmond

  • Lt. Alma Cyril Thomas. Royal West Surreys. 8th November 1914.
  • 2/Lt. Arthur Coke Thomas Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2nd June 1916.
  • Major, Arthur Crichton Thomas Royal garrison Artillery 16th November 1917.

THOMAS

Francis [Rowland] Harker

Lieutenant, 102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (2nd Central Ontario) 11th Brigade. 4th Canadian Division. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Aged 32. Son of Mr & Mrs Francis Harker Thomas of 36, Beechwood Avenue, Kew Gardens, Richmond. Buried in Quarry Wood Cemetery Sains les Marquion F. 714

THOMPSON

Thomas Holland

Private TF/240204, 1/6th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Att. to Indian Army in Mesopotamia. Killed in action 29th April 1916. Born and enlisted in Richmond Next of kin Richmond Date of burial 10. 6. 16. Buried in Bagdhad North Gate Cemetery, Iraq.

TIMPSON

G

No further information currently available - possibly Captain G. Timpson Royal Army Medical Corps (Medal Rolls)

TIMPSON

George James

Private 708, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Hulluch during the closing stages of the Battle of Loos 13th October 1915. Aged 19. Nephew of Mrs Elizabeth Tuckwell of 1, Manor Grove, Richmond. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Commemorated on Loos Memorial. MR. 19

TIMPSON

James Archer

Private 30475, 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. 31st Division. Killed in action 12th April 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mr. Timpson and Mrs Edith Timpson of 3, Princes Street, Richmond. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium MR. 32

TODD

W C

Not positively identified. Two possibilities listed below either:

William Charles TODD, Lance Corporal T/28107, 1/3rd South Midland Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 15th August 1917. Aged 26. Husband of Mrs Agnes Todd of 11, Morley Street, Plymouth. Born in Twickenham and enlisted in Hounslow. Buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Westvleteren, Belgium B. 16
or
William Charles TODD, Lance Corporal 7243, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 5th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 8th of March 1915. Born in Watford and enlisted in London Next of kin residents of Elstree. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

TOLLIDAY

Sydney Brice

Rifleman 554322, 1/16th Battalion, London Regiment (The Queens Westminster’s) 56th London Division. Killed in action near Ypres 16th August 1917. Aged 28. Son of Mr & Mrs Tolliday of Peterborough, Huntingdonshire. Husband of Mrs Edith F. Tolliday 1, Manor Park, Richmond. Born in Peterborough. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium MR. 29

TOMLIN

A

Stoker 1st Class K/28819(C), HMS "Racoon", Royal Navy. Died 1st September 1918. Son of Mr & Mrs C. Tomlin of 123, Lower Mortlake Road, Richmond. Buried in Rathmullan (St. Columb) Church of Ireland Churchyard Ireland

TOMPKINS

Edward

Private G/27408, 1/5th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died at home 13th February 1917. Aged 35. Son of Alfred John & Eliza Rosina Tompkins. Resident of 2, Beatrice Road, Richmond. Born in Richmond. Buried in Richmond Cemetery 19. 2. 17.

TOWERS

Grainger Malcolm

Lieutenant, Towers, 1st Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. 2nd Division. Died of wounds in military hospital at Bethune 20th January 1916. Aged 27. Son of Grainger Lawrence & Frances Towers of "Nenagh" Marlborough Road, Richmond. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery F. 80.

TROTT

John A

Private 7216, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 9th May 1915. Born in Fulham and enlisted Wandsworth. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29

TROUNSON

Graham Francis James

Midshipman, HMS "Good Hope", Royal Navy. South Atlantic Squadron. Lost with the armoured cruiser at the Battle of Coronel Islands. 1st November 1914. (War Memorial spelling ‘Tronnson’)

TROWDEN

T

Possibly Frederick TROWDEN, Private 7930. Aged 35.

TUBBS

William Hickman

Private 1097, 1/6th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment attached to the Indian Army. Died of accidental injuries in India 29th January 1916. Aged 26. Son of William & Hannah Tubbs of Kew Gardens, Richmond. Enlisted in Richmond. Born in Croydon. Buried in Rawalpindi Cemetery. &. Commemorated on Delhi Memorial MR. 43

TURNER

Bert [James]

Sergeant 61460, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 37th Division. Killed in action at Arras 11th April 1917. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs J. Turner of Richmond. Husband of Mrs B. J. Turner (remarried) later of 84, Kenley Road, St. Margaret’s, East Twickenham. Born in Wandsworth and enlisted in Teddington. Commemorated on Arras Memorial. MR. 20

TURNER

George

Private 353484, 1/7th Battalion, London Regiment (City of London) 56th LondonDivision. Killed in action near Warlancourt. 7th October 1916. Aged 18. Son of Mr Turner & Mrs Ellen Turner of 31, Houblon Road, Richmond. Born and enlisted in Richmond. Buried in Warlancourt British Cemetery F. 385

TURNER

Joseph [George]

Private 2159, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Loos 13th October 1915. Aged 35. Son of Robert & Rose Turner of 15, Hampton Square, Sheen Lane, Mortlake. Husbnad of Mrs Ada Turner of 33, Hampton Square, Richmond. Born in Mortlake and enlisted in Richmond. Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19

TURNER

Joseph Reginald Mark

Private 27366, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. 25th Division. Killed in action on the Somme 16th August 1916. Born in Clapton and enlisted in Holborn. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

TURNER

William Ernest

Sergeant 28054, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 29th Division. Killed in action at Ypres. 26th September 1917. Born in Richmond and enlisted in London. Next of kin residents of Richmond Formerly with the Devonshire Regiment. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30

TYLER

Horace Charles

Bombardier 106038, Royal Field Artillery "B" Battery, 296th Brigade. Killed in action 30th April 1918. Aged 36. Husband of Mrs Amelia Jane Tyler of 75, Windsor Road, Richmond. Born in Richmond. Buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery F. 745

UMNEY

Basil Charles Lovell

Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Division. Killed in action on the Somme 22nd July 1916. Aged 19. Son of Percy & Ethel Jane Lovell-Umney of 4, De Walden Court, Meads, Eastbourne. Educated at Harrow Public School and Sandhurst Royal Military Academy. Born St. Peters Port, Guernsey Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. MR. 21

VARNEY

Arthur

Private G/3347, 8th Battlaion Royal West Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25th September 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr Varney & Mrs Annie Varney of 7, Watcombe Cottages, Kew. Born in Battersea. Commemorated on Loos Memorial MR. 19.

VARNEY

John A

Private 9360, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 28th Division. Killed in action at Ypres 15th February 1915. Aged 25. Son of John & Emma Varney of 18, Mitchels Row, Richmond. Born in Richmond and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. MR. 29.

VARNEY

John William [Louis]

Signaller Z/4771(C), SS "Knight Templar" (7,150 tons), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed when the ship was torpedoed off the Scilly Islands on the 7th of April 1918 ship did not sink, and reached port. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial MR. 1

VERTUE

Alan Francis

Corporal 797, 1/1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry) 3rd Division. Died of wounds 22nd April 1915. Aged 20. Born in Strawberry Hill, Twickenham and enlisted in Richmond Next of kin residents of Richmond. Buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium. B. 21

VIZER

William Frederick

Private 9438, 2/1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company, 7th Division. Killed in action 15th March 1917. Aged 37. Son of Frederick Henry & Emily Vizer of "The White Cross" Hotel, Richmond. Born in Wood Green. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial MR. 21

VOLLER

Albert [William]

Lance Corporal A/201203, 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. 33rd Division. Killed in action near Ypres 28th September 1917. Born in Chelsea and enlisted in Hounslow. Next of kin residents of Twickenham. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR. 30

VOLLER

Thomas

Private 810, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. 12th Division. Killed in action near Cuinchy 11th December 1915. Born in Mortlake and enlisted in Kingston on Thames. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy F. 279

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