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h) Others who fell (S-Z)

  • Shipley

    Kingston Bridge House - location of The Terrace, where Lance Corporal Shipley's parents lived

    Lance Corporal Reginald Henry Shipley (470458) of the 12th (County of London) Battalion of the London Regiment (The Rangers) died of his wounds on 25 April 1918 (although his entry in UK Soldiers who Died in the Great War gives his date of death as 24 April). He is buried at St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens. He is not listed on the Hampton Wick War Memorial but his Commonwealth War Graves Commission entry refers to him as the only son of Henry William and Susan Shipley of 9 The Terrace, Hampton Wick (on the site of what is now Kingston Bridge House, opposite the Hampton Wick War Memorial).

  • Thomason

    8 Glamorgan Road where Private Percy Thomason's widow, Grace, lived for many years

    Private Percy Thomason (TF/292647) of the 21st Battalion of the Duke of Cambridge Own (Middlesex) Regiment was killed in action on 9 April 1918. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial. He is not listed on the Hampton Wick War Memorial but his Commonwealth War Graves Commission entry refers to him as the son of the late Mr and Mrs George Thomason of Hounslow and the husband of Grace Beatrice Thomason of “Warham”, Glamorgan Road, Hampton Wick (now 8 Glamorgan Road).

  • Rifleman CW Townsend (R/14115) of the 2nd Battalion of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps died on 11 December 1915. He is buried at the Chocques Military Cemetery. He is not listed on the Hampton Wick War Memorial but his Commonwealth War Graves Commission entry refers to him as the nephew of the Charlotte E Phillips of 25 Lindum Road, Hampton Wick.

  • Watson

    Fettes School War Memorial on which Lieutenant Walter John Mowbray Watson's name appears

    Lieutenant Walter John Mowbray Watson of the 249 Company of the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) (formerly of the North Staffordshire Regiment) died on 22 August 1917 at Sanctuary Wood. He is buried at the Valley Cottages Cemetery Memorial Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm). He is not listed on the Hampton Wick War Memorial but his Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) entry refers to him as the son of Blanche Mary Watson (nee Branston) of The Shieling (Gaelic for Shed), 4 Station Road, Hampton Wick and the late John Mowbray Watson of Edinburgh.

  • Private Sidney Wilson (8648) of the 2nd Battalion of the East Surrey Regiment died on 3 May 1915. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. He is not listed on the Hampton Wick War Memorial but his Commonwealth War Graves Commission entry refers to him as the son of Mr and Mrs T Wilson of 15 School House Lane, Wick Road, Hampton Wick.

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The first phase of this Project is to gather information about the men commemorated on the Hampton Wick War Memorial who fought in the Great War, also known as World War I, WWI or the First World War.

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