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d) War memorial (S-Z)

  • Sivers

    Kingston Grammar School's Roll of Honour on which the name of "C H Sivers" appears

    Private Cecil Howard Sivers (36183) of the 12th (Service) (Bristol) Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment was born in Hampton Wick in June 1899. His parents, Robert John Sivers (also born in Hampton Wick) and Ethel Amelia Sivers (who had been born in neighbouring Kingston) had married in 1898. Cecil had a younger brother, Leonard Maurice Sivers, who was born in 1905.

  • Skelton

    The Arras Memorial on which Private Frederick Skelton is commemorated

    Private Frederick Skelton (40345) of the 4th Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment died on 29 May 1917 aged 35. He has no known grave and so is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.

  • Private Ernest George Smith (11883) of the 7th Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment was killed in action in Mesopotamia on 10 February 1917. He is buried in the Amara War Cemetery in Al Amarah, Mysan, Iraq.

  • Tansley

    The Tansley family grave in Kingston Cemetry

    Private Thomas Henry Tansley (353448) of the 1st Battalion of the London Regiment died on 7 June 1917 aged 20. He is commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial and on a family grave in Kingston Cemetery.

  • Taylor

    War Memorial at St Peter's, Norbiton, on which Gunner Harry Taylor is commemorated

    The Hampton Wick Roll of Honour helps to identify him as Gunner Harry Taylor (L/5140) of D Battery of the 21st Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery who died on 5 July 1917.

  • Towers

    The moment when HMS Queen Mary, was blown up

    Leading Stoker Thomas Daniel Towers (K/3464) of the Royal Navy died on 31 May 1916. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

  • Private Albert Wheeler of the Northamptonshire Regiment was killed on the very first day of the Battle of Passchendaele on 31 July 1917 (also known as the Third Battle of Ypres).

  • White DCM

    Obituary dated 12 October 1918 of Lance Corporal Alfred White in The Surrey Comet

    Lance Corporal Alfred William White (35409) died on 23 August 1918, aged 31(according to the records of the CWGC). However, the date given for his death in his 2 obituaries in The Surrey Comet, dated 21 September 1918 and 12 October 1918, was 22 August 1918.He was a member of the 7th Battalion of the Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment).

  • Winterbourne

    Private Allan John Winterbourne's obituary in The Surrey Comet dated 12 January 1918

    Private Allan John Winterbourne (5551) of the 2nd Battalion of the Honourable Artillery Company (“HAC”) died, aged 21, on 9 October 1917. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

  • Winterbourne

    Obituary of Percy George Winterbourne in The Surrey Comet dated 24 March 1917

    Private Percy George Winterbourne (3641) of the 1st Battalion of the Honourable Artillery Company (“HAC”) died on 8 February 1917 (eight months before his younger brother Allan John Winterbourne). He was buried at 41 Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel.

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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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