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a) War memorial (A-F)

  • Private Herbert Denby (G18567) of the 7th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment enlisted at the Hampton Hill recruiting office whilst a resident of Hampton Wick, according to a family genealogical site.

  • Dewey

    The Thiepval Memorial on which Private Francis Cecil Dewey is commemorated

    Private Francis Cecil Dewey (736176) of the 1st Battalion of the London Regiment (Artists’ Rifles) died on 30 December 1917. He has no known grave but his death is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.

  • Rifleman Albert Frederick Dibden (47510) of the 11th Battalion of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps died on 15 June 1918. (Source: UK Soldiers Died in the Great War (“UK Soldiers”). He is buried at Sucrerie Cemetery in Ablain-St- Nazaire.

  • Doe

    Olive Doe, Henry John Doe's adoptive sister, is in the front row, third from left.

    Private Henry John Doe (10851) of the 1st Battalion of the East Surrey Regiment died on 20 July 1916. He is buried at the Serre Rd No2 Cemetery.

  • Serjeant James Bennett Elmer (812) of the 2nd Company of the 4th Battalion of the Guards Machine Gun Regiment died of his wounds on 6 December 1917. He was buried at the Abbeville Communal Cemetery No2 on the Somme.

  • Private Frank Stannard Fry (325028) of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment died on 2 September 1917. He is buried at the Dozingham Military Cemetery.

  • Private Stanley Theodore Fry (682519) of the 22nd (County of London) Battalion (The Queens) of the London Regiment died aged 26 on 8 October 1916. He is buried at the Warlencourt British Cemetery.

  • Fullick

    Alfred Percy Fullick's obituary, Surrey Comet, 2 September 1916

    Pioneer Alfred Percy Fullick came from a well known local family. A long time resident of Hampton Wick, Derek Shail, recalled in his reminiscences (a copy of which is held at Hampton Wick library) how his maternal grandfather,“Tom” Fullick, a fireman in Hampton Wick, had received the Royal Humane Society medal for saving a woman from drowning and another member of the family, William Fullick, is listed in High Street Traders as having a tobacconist’s shop at 56 High Street in 1899.

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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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