World War 1

Casualties, either born in Clevedon, or living in Clevedon during the war. Part 2 - G-M

3314 Lance Corporal Arthur John Gale

7th Gloucestershire Regiment ex 6883 Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 25-2-1917 Mesopotamia
Buried No known grave
Memorials Basra, Iraq Panel 17

Son of Archibald Joseph and Mary Ann Gale, of Meadowside, Kenn, he joined the Somersets, aged 17, shortly after the outbreak of war. In July 1915 he was wounded in France, and after being transferred to the Gloucester’s, went out to the Dardanelles in the following October. Proceeding to Mesopotamia, he was again wounded in August 1916. Aged 20, prior to joining up was with Messrs. Wake and Dean of Yatton.

220253 Private William Jabez Gardiner

78th Battalion Canadian Infantry ( Manitoba Regiment )
Killed in action 5-1-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery France, Plot 2 Row D Grave 13

Private Gardiner, aged 38, was the husband of Mary Helen Gardiner, of 2 Station Road 

10613 Private Thomas Gibson

6th Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 12-8-1915 France and Flanders
Buried Bedford House Cemetery Zillebeke Belgium Enclosure 2 Plot 2 Row A Grave 8 

2/265 Bombardier Neville Herbert Godwin 

New Zealand Field Artillery 2nd Brigade Headquarters
Killed in action 28-5-1915 Gallipoli
Buried Embarkation Pier Cemetery Turkey Special memorial B63
Memorials St Andrews 

2849 Sergeant Herbert Cullis Goffin

Queens Westminster Rifles London Regiment
Killed in action 4-6-1915 France and Flanders
Buried Ypres Town Cemetery Extension Belgium, Plot 3 Row C Grave 22

Sergeant Goffin, aged 28, was the son of Mr and Mrs HJ Goffin, of Thanet Lodge, St Johns Avenue. 

30689 Private Alfred Walter Goodfellow

4th Royal Berkshire Regiment & Labour Corps
Killed in action 10-7-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Coxyde Military Cemetery Belgium, Plot 1 Row D Grave 59

Born in Chilmark, Wiltshire, Private Goodfellow was the husband of AR Goodfellow, of 129 Old Church Road. 

Major Roland Elphinstone Gordon MC

C Battery, 251st Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Died of wounds 30-8-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Daours Communal Cemetery Extension France Plot 8 Row B Grave 3
Memorials Christ Church

Aged 25, he was the son of George Dalrymple and Georgina Meredith Gordon. A very keen rugby player being a Scottish International.

Commander Sebald Walter Bluett Green DSO 

Royal Navy HMS Gloworm
Died 26-8-1919 Archangel, Russia
Buried Archangel Allied Cemetery Semenovka Bereznik Russia Special Memorial B53
Memorials St Andrews 

2nd Lieutenant Harold Sutcliffe Greenwood

14th Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in action 22-7-1916 the Somme
Buried Caterpillar Valley Cemetery Somme, France, Plot 13 Row A Grave 2
Memorials St Andrews & British School
Address Fernside, The Gardens

He had commenced his education at the British School, (of which his father had been headmaster for 35 years), and at the age of 13 proceeded to the Merchant Venturers Secondary School in Bristol, where he continued for five years. He then went to Bristol University to take a three year degree course in Science. After two years he passed the first part of his B.Sc. He then felt it his duty to join the army, and in October 1915 he received his commission into the 12th Warwickshire Regiment, and was sent to Bovington Camp, Dorset for training. He proceeded to France, attached to the 14th Battalion, in March 1916. Lieutenant Greenwood was shot whist leading his platoon in a night attack on the German lines, during the Battle of the Somme. He was a great lover of nature, his knowledge of the district around Clevedon was probably unsurpassed by anyone locally. He was a member of the Hill Road Congregational Church. He was aged 20. 

Wales/Z/296 Arthur Edwin Hack

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve HMS Queen Mary
Killed in action 31-5-1916 Battle of Jutland
Memorials Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 19; St Andrews & St Pauls Walton-in-Gordano

Arthur Hack, formerly of Walton-in-Gordano was lost on board HMS Queen Mary at the Battle of Jutland. He was aged 24, the son of Charles and Elizabeth Hack. 

65571 Sergeant Henry James Hack

127th Field Company Royal Engineers
Died of wounds 23-10-1916 Salonika
Buried No known grave
Memorials Doiran, Greece

Sergeant Hack, a native of Walton-in-Gordano, went to France in September 1915 and was drafted to Salonika the following December. His youngest brother was killed at the Battle of Jutland, he had an elder brother in Australia. He left a widow Emily M Hack and two small children, their address being in 50 Kenn Road. He was aged 29. 

3/6205 Private Charles Martin Hall

6th Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 9-4-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Tigris Lane Cemetery France, Plot 1 Row E Grave 5

Aged 26, born in Weston-super-Mare, he was the husband of Louisa Hall, of 155 Kenn Road. 

80594 Gunner Walter Edward Hamlin

Motor Machine Gun Corps ex Gloucestershire Regiment
Died 28-10-1918 India
Buried, Peshawar British Military Cemetery, India, Row 45, Delhi Memorial ( India Gate ) Face 23
Memorials St Andrews and the Methodist Churches.

Gunner Hamlin died of pneumonia at Peshawar, India, where he was buried with full military honours. At the outbreak of war he joined the 4th Gloucestershire Regiment and after a period of training spent some time in Ireland, before proceeding to India with the Warwickshire Regiment in September 1917. He was then transferred to the Machine Gun Corps. Aged 27, son of Samuel Hamlin, of 63 Kenn Road. 

295595 Private Reginald Hann

12th Somerset Light Infantry (West Somerset Yeomanry Battalion)
Killed in action 11-10-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Aubers Ridge British Cemetery France Plot 4 Row B Grave 20

Private Hann enlisted at Taunton in 1916, and after a course of training at Bournemouth was sent to Egypt in February 1917. In May 1918 he went to France and was killed in action 11th October 1918. He was the youngest son of Mr Charles Hann of Pendennis, East Clevedon. He was aged 20.

27800 Private George Frederick Harry

2nd Hampshire Regiment
Killed in action 27-9-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Tyne Cot, Zonnebeke Belgium Panel 88-90 and 162 

19427 Private William Mark Hatcher

5th Dorset Regiment ex Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 1-10-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Chapel Corner Cemetery Sauchy-Lestree France Row F Grave 20  

606282 Driver William Haynes

1st Warwickshire Royal Horse Artillery
Died of pneumonia 5-2-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Wimereux Communal Cemetery France, Plot 8 Row C Grave 15A

Aged 31, born in Bristol, he was the husband of Florence Haynes, of 159 Kenn Road 

265806 Corporal Frank Roland Hedges

2/5th Gloucestershire Regiment
Died of wounds 16-11-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Duisans British Cemetery France, Plot 6 Row D Grave 33
Memorials St Andrew’s and All Saints Calvary

Corporal Hedges, the son of Henry and Ruth Hedges, of 92 Old Street, joined up at Bristol in September 1914, and went to France with the Gloucestershire regiment about six months later. He was wounded in the summer of 1916, and brought back to England, being a patient at the Red Cross Hospital at Norwich for three months. After spending a short time at Catterick Camp he rejoined his regiment in France. He was severely wounded in the abdomen and foot and was admitted to a casualty clearing station on the 15th November 1917, he died the following day. 

Captain Reginald Arthur Hoare

Pembrokeshire Yeomanry attached Kings Shropshire Light Infantry
Killed in action 19-9-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Chapelle British Cemetery Holnon France Plot 4 Row E Grave 11
Memorials All Saints Calvary 

13992 Corporal Reginald Holley

10th Devonshire Regiment
Died of wounds 1-2-1918 Salonika
Buried Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Salonika, Row A Grave 99
Memorials All Saints Church, Kingston Seymour

Aged 22, he was the son of Charles and Emily Holley of Kingston Seymour. 

25709 Sapper Frank Hollyman

54th Company Royal Engineers
Died of pneumonia 6-11-1918 Italy
Buried Staglieno Cemetery Italy, Plot 1 Row D Grave 43
Memorials St Andrews

Frank, the twin of Walter James, sons of Walter and Agnes Hollyman of 59 Old Street, died of pneumonia in Italy. He had married Alice in September whilst home on leave. 

216425 Sapper Walter James Hollyman

Died of wounds 22-12-1917 France and Flanders
Number 2 Army Tramway Company Royal Engineers
Buried Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France, Plot 3 Row C Grave 2
Memorials St Andrews

Sapper Hollyman of 59 Old Street, was seriously wounded whilst engaged on engineering operations and died in hospital three days later. A shell burst amongst his platoon, killing three men and wounding Walter. He had joined up in 1916 and had been in France since May 1917. Prior to the war he had assisted in the family business. His twin brother later died in Italy. 

2nd Lieutenant Lewis Hopkins

8th Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 26-9-1915 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Loos, France, Panels 38 & 39 France 

A Howard

London Regiment
Memorials The Friary RC Church 

PS/1810 Private Joseph Edmund Hunt

16th Middlesex Regiment D Company
Killed in action 1-7-1916 First day of the Battle of the Somme
Buried No known grave
Memorials Thiepval Memorial France, Pier 12D Face 13B

Aged 21, born in London, he was the son of Mr and Mrs SW Hunt, of Olveston, Pizey Avenue 

24319 Private Charles Edward Hutt

2nd Ox & Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in action 13-11-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Munich Trench British Cemetery Somme, France, Row A Grave 32

Private Hutt was the husband of EM Hutt, of Hallam Road. 

Lieutenant George Adolph Hutton

3rd Signal Company Royal Engineers
Died 19-9-1914 France and Flanders
Buried Braine Communal Cemetery France, Row A Grave 23

Lieutenant Hutton drowned while attempting to carry a signal across the Aisne at night. Aged 23, he was the son of William Henry and Lucy Frances Hutton, of Dial Hill. 

2nd Lieutenant George Sharples Ibbotson

5th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Killed in action 14-5-1918 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Loos, Panels 89 to 91; All Saints Calvary 

Lieutenant Roskell Ibbotson  

2nd Royal Irish Fusiliers
Killed in action 2-5-1917 Salonika
Buried Struma Military Cemetery Greece Plot 4 Row E Grave 19
Memorials All Saints Calvary

Lieutenant Ibbotson, aged 23, was the son of Richard and Alice Ibbotson. 

31633 Private Francis Richard John James

6th Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry ex 22488 Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 9-4-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Arras, France Bay 6

Private James enlisted into the Somerset Light Infantry at Clevedon early in 1916. He was transferred to the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry and went to France in July 1916, where his initiation to war was the Battle of the Somme. A keen footballer and chorister at St John’s. He married Jessie Higgins, of Clevedon, and was the son Mr & Mrs E James of East Clevedon. He was 27 years of age.

SS/108556 Stoker 1st Class George James

Royal Navy HMS Goliath RFR/DEV/B/5781
Died 13-5-1915
Plymouth Memorial Grave 6
Memorials British School

Aged 23, he was the son of Charles and Elizabeth James, of Kings Hill, Nailsea. 

K/17434 Stoker William Charles James

Royal Navy HMS Tornado
Killed by mine explosion 23-12-1917
Memorials Plymouth Naval; All Saints Calvary  

27744 Private Arthur James Jefferies

6th Wiltshire Regiment
Died 18-10-1918
Buried Berlin South Western Cemetery Germany Plot 15 Row C Grave 4
Memorials British School Plaque 

Private Jefferies, aged 20, was born in Yatton and enlisted at Weston-super-Mare. He was the son of James and E G Jefferies of Gorge View, Cheddar.

3360 Private Henry Charles Daniel Jones

6th Gloucestershire Regiment
Killed in action 21-7-1916 France and Flanders
Memorials St Andrews
Buried No known grave
Memorials Thiepval, France Pier and Face 5A and 5B
Address Alexandra Road

Private Jones, aged 31, the son of Mrs WH Jones, joined the Glosters in the early months of the war and went to France in March 1915.

931411 Gunner Hylton Rodney Jolliffe

Royal Field Artillery (Territorial Force)
Killed in action 26-9-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Tyne Cot, Belgium, Panels 4 to 6 & 162

Son of the Reverend E and Mrs Jolliffe, of Buena Vista, Dial Hill. 

M2/118701 Private Wilfred John Kibble

Army Service Corps Motor Transport attached 92nd Field Ambulance
Died of wounds 22-9-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Zuydcoote Military Cemetery Nord France, Plot 1 Row E Grave 26
Memorial East Clevedon Calvary

Aged 29, he was the son of Harry and Dorinda Kibble and husband of Lillie Kibble. 

2nd Lieutenant Cyril Frank Kiddle

4th West Yorkshire Regiment attached 5th Battalion
Killed in action 25-4-1918 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Tyne Cot, Belgium, Panels 42 to 47 & 162; St Andrews & British School

2nd Lieutenant Kiddle joined the 4th Gloucester Regiment, as a private, in 1915, and was wounded in April 1916. He obtained his commission into the West Yorkshire Regiment in November 1917. He was the only son of Mr Frank H Kiddle and Mrs Ellen S Kiddle, of Cheviot House, Old Church Road. He was aged 22. 

16579 Private John Bertie Montigue King

2/4th Gloucestershire Regiment
Killed in action 3-12-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Cambrai, Louverval France Panel 6; Tickenham Church

Private King joined the Bristol’s Own Battalion (Kitcheners Army) in 1914, and went to France early in 1915 and was wounded some months later. He was back in France a little later to serve for a total of nearly three years active service. He was the adopted son of Mrs Fry, of Tickenham Hill. 

553710 Rifleman James William King

16th London Regiment (Queens Westminster Rifles)
Killed in action 8-4-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Agny Military Cemetery, France, Row G Grave 53

53217 Private Arthur E Knight

Machine Gun Corps 50th Company ex 135636 Royal Field Artillery
Died of wounds 25-6-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Duisans British Cemetery France, Plot 3 Row L Grave 48

Private Knight enlisted into the Royal Field Artillery at Bristol in early 1916 and proceeded to France for the Battle of the Somme. He soon developed ill-health and returned to England where he remained until Easter 1917, when he returned to the front. The enemy made a bombing raid on the trench where he was, and he, sticking to his gun, was severely wounded in the shoulder, and died in Number 19 Casualty Clearing Station the next day. He was the second son of Mr & Mrs Frank Knight of 84 Old Street, aged 27. For several years he was a server at All Saint’s Church. 

2nd Lieutenant George Harold Knight

Royal Flying Corps 11th Balloon Company
Killed in action 6-10-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Duhallow Ads Cemetery Ypres, Belgium
Memorials St Andrews & All Saints Calvary

Aged 25 he had served in the Honourable Artillery Company, until he transferred to the RFC as a Balloon Observer.

38989 Private Harry Knight

2nd Welch Regiment
Killed in action 15-9-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Vadencourt British Cemetery Maissemy France Plot 3 Row A Grave 48

Born in Clevedon he enlisted at Newcastle Emlyn, and was a resident of Portishead. 

560 Sapper Stanley Charles Knight

1/2nd Wessex Field Company Royal Engineers
Killed in action 7-12-1916 Salonika
Buried No known grave
Memorials Doiran, Greece; in St Andrews and the Methodist Church

Sapper Knight a local territorial left Clevedon at the outbreak of war and landed in France at Christmas, 1914, where he remained until his unit was posted to Salonika. He was the son of Mr Samuel Knight of Griffin Road and prior to the war had been an employee of the Great Western Railway Company. He was aged 22.

12228 Lance Corporal Wilfred Edwin Knight

1st Somerset light Infantry
Killed in action 15-6-1915 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Ypres Menin Gate, Belgium, Panel 21

Corporal Knight, aged 19, was the son of James and Hannah Maria Knight, of 63 Old Church Road. 

2nd Lieutenant Frederick King Laverton

Royal Flying Corps ex 3rd Gloucestershire Regiment
Killed whilst flying 19-12-1917
Buried at Barnwood Church, Gloucestershire
Memorials St Andrews

Lieut. Laverton, eldest son of Mr FWK Laverton, of Lithgow, Victoria Road, died as a result of a flying accident in Kent. Educated at Brynmelyn School, Weston-super-Mare, and for a short time at Cheltenham College. He joined the army aged 17, and went to France in 1916, and obtained his flying certificate shortly afterwards. He was qualified in photography, wireless and aerial gunnery. 

741261 Gunner Victor R Lavis

172nd Brigade Royal Horse Artillery TF
Killed in action 20-3-1918 Palestine
Buried Ramleh War Cemetery, Palestine, Grave 29

Gunner Lavis was born in Clevedon, his family later moved to South Wales, where he enlisted at Newport. 

44384 Private Frank Lawrence

12th Gloucestershire Regiment ex 68185 Devonshire Regiment
Died 21-10-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Schoonselhof Cemetery Anterpen Belgium Grave 47
Memorials St Andrews

Frank Lawrence aged 19, of 9 Strode Road, went to France in April 1918, three weeks later he was wounded and captured. He died in the German Hospital, Antwerp as a result of poor medical conditions. 

Herbert Clark Lewis

HM Transport Cawdor Castle
Died at sea 21-12-1915
Memorials St Andrews & British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road

Herbert Clark Lewis, aged 35, was the only son of Albert and Celia Lewis and husband of Annie H Lewis. 

13434 Sapper John Charles Lewis

31st Army Troops Company Royal Engineers
Accidentally killed 5-6-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery France, Plot 1 Row N Grave 21
Memorials St Andrews, Christ Church and Methodist Church

He was the eldest son of Charles Henry and Emily Lewis of Lower Queens Road, and was formerly a gunner in the Clevedon Artillery Volunteers, the same battery which his father has served in for 34 years. In January 1895 he was employed at the Clevedon Mercury, where he worked for over two years three months. He enlisted into the Royal Engineers in 1904 and after serving his time was placed on the reserve. At the outbreak of war he was called up and went to France. He was accidentally killed by an ammunition train in France while returning from 48 hours duty in the trenches. He lived at 13 Meadow Road and left a widow, Gertrude Annie Lewis. 

Lieutenant John Windsor Lewis

1st Welsh Guards
Killed in action 6-6-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Brandhoek Military Cemetery Vlamertinghe Belgium Plot 2 Row E Grave 2
Memorials All Saints Calvary

For three years he had been the prospective Unionist candidate for North Somerset, where he had become very popular. He was a very polished speaker and very courteous to his opponents, never being a man to snatch an advantage unduly, and it was sometimes thought by his enthusiastic supporters that he might have been a little to chivalrous to the enemy. His head office was in Bristol. He was the only son of James Lewis, and nephew of the Bishop of St Asaph. In 1900 he joined the 19th Hussars, and saw service in the Boer War. Lieutenant Lewis was married in 1902 to Katherine, the daughter of General Gregorie, and left one son and two daughters. 

202936 Private Sidney Joseph Lewis

2/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment
Died of wounds 13-5-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Aire Communal Cemetery France Plot 2 Row J Grave 28
Memorials All Saints Calvary

Aged 29, he was the husband of Lizzie Lewis of Thornbury. 

Deputy Chief Controller Violet Alice Lambton Long OBE

Queen Mary’s Auxiliary Army Corps
Drowned at sea 2-8-1918 HT Warilda
Memorials Hollybrook, Southampton; St Andrews

Mrs Long was the wife of Major WE Long and daughter-in-law of Colonel W Long CMG. She and her sister, Mrs Burleigh Leach, had started the work of the Women’s Corps early in the war. She was on board the Ambulance Transport Ship Warilda, when it was torpedoed, she showed great devotion to the detachment of WAAC’s in her charge, ensuring all eleven were safely in the lifeboats before she made her attempt to escape, which went sadly wrong when she was became entangled in ropes and was crushed against the side of the ship, an officer tried in vain to save her but she sank from sight and was drowned. For her work with the Women’s Legion she was awarded the OBE in the New Years' Honours List of 1918. 

4648 Lance Corporal Fred Samuel Mager

A Coy 2nd Honourable Artillery Company ex 810 2/3rd London Field Ambulance
Killed in action 9-10-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Tyne Cot, Zonnebeke Belgium Panel 7; All Saints Calvary

Aged 21, he was the son of Frederick Walter and Florence Maud Mager, of Taiping, Perak, Malaya. 

TF241878 Private Anthony Louis Marchant

1st Middlesex Regiment
Died of wounds 6-5-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France, Plot 9 Row B Grave 54

Aged 25, Private Marchant, was the adopted son of Mr and Mrs Bailey of Kenn. He enlisted at Taunton in 1916 and served in France just over eighteen months. He was severely wounded on April 18th and his newly married spouse was summoned to France, where she remained with until the end. He took a keen interest in the local church being both a chorister and Sunday School teacher.

M/12746 Carpenters Crew Maurice John Marks

Royal Navy HMS Nottingham
Killed in action with submarine 19-8-1916 the North Sea
Memorials Plymouth Naval; St Andrews

There was considerable activity on the part of German High Fleet on Saturday August 19th 1916. They came out, but learning from their scouts that the British forces were in considerable strength avoided engaging and returned to port. In searching for the enemy two light cruisers were lost by submarine attack. They were HMS Nottingham and HMS Falmouth. The Nottingham carried a compliment of 400 officers and men, 36 of them were lost in the attack. Mr Marks was the second son of Mr & Mrs WH Marks of Prospect House, and nephew of Mr Fred Marks, of Marine House. He was aged 29 and had joined the navy in April 1915. 

2nd Lieutenant Francis Henry May

1st Battalion Tank Corps
Killed in action 29-9-1918 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Vis-en-Artois, France, Panel 11; St Andrews, The Friary RC Church & British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road

Lieutenant May, with his late brother Leo and two other Clevedonians joined the Gloucestershire Regiment soon after the outbreak of the war. He was drafted to France in May 1915. Christmas 1917 he obtained a commission in the Tank Corps, going out to France in June 1918. He qualified as a Tank engineer, the experience which he gained at Welch’s Works in Bristol, where he had been apprenticed for two years having proved invaluable to him. His Commanding Officer wrote: 2nd Lieutenant May had only been in my battalion for a few weeks, but during that time he had proved his worth as a Tank engineer officer, and had done excellent work in getting his company’s tanks fit for action. On the night of the 28th September 1918 he went forward with them on their approach march before the attack on the Hindenburg Line, which took place at dawn. A slight mishap to a tank took place, and while he was working to repair it with the crew a shell burst in front of them, instantly killing your son, his staff-sergeant, and the Tank corporal, and wounding the Tank commander. Our padre buried them where they fell, after the battle. That day we broke through the German lines. The eldest son of Henry Edward and Amelia May, of Venetian House, he was 27 years of age and unmarried.

2nd Lieutenant Leo Cuthbert May

3rd Gloucestershire Regiment attached 12th Battalion
Killed in action 27-6-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Aval Wood Military Cemetery Nord, France, Plot3 Row A Grave 7
Memorials St Andrews, The Friary RC Church & British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road

He joined the 4th Glosters at the end of August 1914, and was drafted to France the following March. Although he had many narrow escapes, he was never wounded, and within a few months he was promoted to the rank of sergeant. He returned to England in December 1916, to prepare for a commission, which was gazetted 31st May 1917. He was in France from July to October, when he was gassed, and during his convalescence spent some time in Ashton Court Officers Hospital. Prior to the war Leo had served as an altar boy at the Franciscan Church, and on leaving school he entered the office of Messrs Alonzo Dawes and Son, later moving to Messrs Burbidge and Trestrail. He was married to Annie May and was aged 25. 

1982 Private Duncan George McGregor

‘D’ Company 1/14th London Regiment (London Scottish)
Killed in action 1-11-1914 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Ypres (Menin Gate), Panel 54

Aged 20, he was the son of Angus George and Constance Mabel, of 31 Woodstock Avenue, Golders Green, London. Born in Clevedon he and his family moved to London before the war.

501 Private John Huntley McPherson

C Squadron North Somerset Yeomanry
Died 23-11-1914 France and Flanders
Buried Merville Communal Cemetery Nord, France, Plot 1 Row L Grave 38

Aged 21, he was born in Bristol, and was the son of John Ambrose and Helen McPherson, of Drummuir, Walton Park.  

1273 Lance Corporal Warren Le Souef Melhuish

16th Middlesex Regiment
Killed in action 1-7-1916 First day of the Battle of the Somme
Buried Hawthorn Ridge Cemetery No 2 Somme, France, Row A Grave 56
Memorials Major FJ Winters Roll of Honour

Aged 19, he was the son of Dudley Warren and Mary Maude Melhuish, of Channel View, Walton Park. 

2nd Lieutenant Henry Gwyn Jefferys Moseley

Royal Engineers
Killed in action 10-8-1915 Gallipoli
Buried No known grave
Memorials Helles, Gallipoli Panel 23 to 25 or 325 to 328; All Saints Calvary

Aged 27, he was the son of Annabel and the late HN Moseley, Professor of Oxford and discoverer of the "Law of Moseley" in Physics. 

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