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e) Others who fell (A-F)

  • Private John Dowson Brooks of the Army Service Corps was killed in an accident whilst on active service in France on 13 February 1918. He is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

  • Trooper Frederick Vyse Campion of the Household Battalion (formerly Royal Horse Guards) was killed in action on 12 October 1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

  • Caunter

    Captain John Charles Ashford Caunter

    Captain John Charles Ashford Caunter of the Welsh Regiment attached to the Royal Flying Corps was killed on 28 October 1917 during the Third battle of Ypres commonly known as Passchendaele. He is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

  • Chapple

    Private Aubrey T Chapple

    Private Aubrey T Chapple of the Army Service Corps Motor Transport died in a military hospital in Fulham on 3 May 1917 after a few days’ illness. He is buried at Weybridge Cemetery.

  • Private George Henry Colesell (L/13104) of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) died on 5 June 1915 at Gallipoli, Canakkale, Turkey. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Helles 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 George and Annie Colesell of 28 High Street, Hampton Wick (subsequently demolished to form the car park of the rebuilt Swan Public House).

  • Cubitt Ireland

    Kingston Grammar School's Roll of Honour on which the name of "L W C Ireland" appears

    2nd Lieutenant Leslie Woodhouse Cubitt Ireland of the 12th Battalion of the Manchester Regiment died on 12 February 1917. He is buried at the Guards Cemetery, Combles. He is not listed on the Hampton Wick War Memorial but his Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) entry refers to him as a “native of Hampton Wick” as he had been born in the village on 21 March 1897. His name appears only to have been hyphenated after his death, being used in this form in his CWGC entry and also in his obituary in De Ruvigny (a record of officers killed in the Great War).

  • Private Thomas John Elliman (18939) of 7th Battalion of The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) died on 29 September 1917. He is buried at Nine Elms British Cemetery. He is not listed on the Hampton Wick War Memorial but his Commonwealth War Graves Commission entry refers to him as the husband of Florence E Elliman of 37 School House Lane, which was then within the postal district of Hampton Wick.

  • Elmslie

    Lieutenant Kenward Wallace Elmslie

    Lieutenant Kenward Wallace Elmslie of the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards (Special Reserve) was killed in action on 4 November 1914. He has no known grave but is commemorated at 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 Kenward Wallace Elmslie of May Place, Broom Road, then in the postal district of Hampton Wick.

  • Faraker

    Private Horace Christian Faraker (75144) of A Coy of the 29th (Vancouver) Battalion of the Canadian infantry died aged 32 on 6 April 1916. He is buried at Ridge Wood Cemetery. 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 W E Faraker of 34 Cedars Road, Hampton Wick, and a native of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire.

  • Sergeant William H Firmston of Y Company of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers died on 13 April 1918. His parents, William Henry and Emily Emma Firmston lived at 9 Schoolhouse Lane, then in the postal district of Hampton Wick. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial.

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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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