Arthur C Dearling

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, King's Shropshire Light Infantry (2nd Bn) - 8877 | Died: 1915.05.05 | Age at death: 30 | Action: 2nd Ypres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium (Panel 47 & 49) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/5/239956] |

Son of John and Mary Ann Dearling, of Hampstead, born Lutton Terrace, Hampstead. An Old Boy of HPS. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row. [See also brother John Dearling]

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Sydney Charles Shipston

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, East Surrey Regt - 5736 | Died: 1915.05.08 | Age at death: 23 | Action: 2nd Ypres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 34) |

Son of Thomas and Maria Shipston, of 1 Lutton Terrace, Hampstead. Old boy of HPS; excellent school cricketer – took 7 wickets for 3 runs against Emmanuel at Regents Park in July 1906 to finish top of St Marylebone Church Schools League. [HPS remained cricket champions for at least 5 years to 191 and won…

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William Charles Richbell

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Royal Fusiliers, 4th Bn City of London Regt - L/15674 | Died: 1915.08.28 | Age at death: 20 | Action: 2nd Ypres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 6 & *) |

Son of John T. Richbell of 35 New Buildings, Flask Walk, Hampstead. Old boy of HPS – one of twelve in this family to fight. Found in the Parish magazine, and commemorated on the War Memorial at New Buildings, but not on the Church Row War Memorial. [Family connection with Hampstead lasted at least until…

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