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h) Others who fell (S-Z)

  • Sadler

    Private Herbert Henry Sadler

    Private Herbert Henry Sadler of the 1st/24th Battalion of the Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment was killed in action on 2 September 1918. His is buried at Fins New British Cemetery.

  • 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).

  • Private Clement Ernest Slatter of the Royal Fusiliers was killed by gas poisoning in France on 5 April 1918. According to a report in The Surrey Comet dated 25 May 1918, his body was found in No Man’s Land a month later on 4 May by a patrol party of the 1st Essex. He was the elder son of Mr & Mrs Slatter of 62 Wick Road, then within the postal district of Hampton Wick. He is buried at Gommecourt British Cemetery No 2.

  • Private Harold Leslie Stephens of the 6th Battalion of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry died of his wounds on 8 February 1916 at the National Hospital, London. He was buried with full military honours at Teddington Cemetery on 12 February 1916. Before the war he had lived with his parents at 55 Bushy Park Road, then within the postal district of Hampton Wick.

  • 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).

  • Private George Oliver Thorogood of the 12th Battalion of the East Surrey Regiment died from disease on 16 January 1917 in France and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. He was the son of Joseph and Caroline Mary Thorogood (nee Betambeau) of Munster Road, then within the postal district of Hampton Wick. He is not commemorated on the Hampton Wick War Memorial but is listed on the war memorial in St Mark’s, Church albeit with his name incorrectly entered as “Thoroughgood”.

  • 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 which was then within the postal district of 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, then within the postal district of 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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