Albert Edward Thomas

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Serjeant, Honourable Artillery Company - 275 | Died: 1914.11.25 | Age at death: 42 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery (VE28) - reburied from an original smaller cemetery |

MC, DSO. Son of George and Elizabeth Mary Thomas of 16, Salcombe Gardens, Clapham Common. Born in Gravesend, Kent. Previous Secretary of Hampstead General Hospital. [Obit Hampstead & Highgate Express, 5 Dec 1914, page 6] Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial.

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Arthur Bond Thaine

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, London Regt (13th Kensington Bn) - 5093/ 492095 | Died: 1917.03.01 | Age at death: | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: St Vaast Post Mil Cem'y, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais (IV.E1) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/19/202031] |

Born 1880 in Forest Hill, eldest son of Bond and Elizabeth Thaine; father was a provision merchant and mother was born in Melbourne, Australia.By 1891 family lived at 3 Holly Hill, but the father died soon after. By 1901 widow Elizabeth and her six children lived at 5 Perrins Court (next door to the Kippin…

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Arthur Edward Clark

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Possibly L/Corp, London Regt (Royal Fusiliers (1st Bn attd 26th Bn Royal Fusiliers) | Died: 1917.09.26 | Age at death: 27 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Westouter Churchyard and extension (II.E.10) |

Born 1890, Islington, son of Frederick and Elizabeth Clark; father was a mortgage company clerk. In 1911 was a bank clerk, aged 21, living with father, mother and aunt at 25 Downshire Hill. Old boy of HPS. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Ernest Alan Cresswell

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Cpl, 9th Bn London Regt (Queen Victoria's Rifles) - 2206 | Died: 1915.06.04 | Age at death: 23 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3 (XIV.H.1) |

The youngest of six children of Walter and Jessie Elizabeth Cresswell of North Villa, Vale of Health, Hampstead Heath. His father was a clerk, but Ernest (age 19 in 1911) was a decorative artist. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial.

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George Alfred Hart

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Major, Royal Field Artillery (D Batt, 189th Bde) | Died: 1917.03.15 | Age at death: 39 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium (AA 8) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/9/37858] |

Builder; husband of Mildred F. Hart, of 20 Redington Rd., Hampstead (until after 1921). Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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George Llewellyn Davies

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, 6th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps attd 4th Bn Rifle Brigade | Died: 1915.03.15 | Age at death: 21 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3 (II.E.2) |

Son of Arthur and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies. Educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. Step-son of Sir J.M. Barrie, and model for one of JM Barrie’s “Lost Boys” (in the book “Peter Pan”). Commemorated in ABG at grave J002, but not found on Church Row War Memorial or in Parish magazine. [Family connection with Hampstead…

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Henry Denne Hilton

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, 5th Bn attd 4th Bn, Middlesex Regt | Died: 1914.12.20 | Age at death: 32 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Kemmel Chateau Mil'y Cem'y (B4) |

Son of Mrs. Annette F. Rudling (formerly Hilton), of “The Moorings,” Webheath, Redditch, and the late Rev. H. M. Hilton, of Orlingbury, Wellingborough. Old Boy of University College School. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial.

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Norman Charles Achille Negretti

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, 23rd Bn (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regt | Died: 1917.01.30 | Age at death: 19 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium (M 40) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/14/195347] |

Youngest son of Henry Paul Joseph and Eliza Negretti, of The Manor House, 57 Frognal, Hampstead. Born Hampstead 1898; in 1911 was a boarder at Pelham House prep School in Folkestone. Joined as Private, Inns of Court OTC – 5712. Commemorated on plaque CH34 in Hampstead Parish Church and on the War Memorial in Church…

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Norman Leslie Ross

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Capt, South Lancashire Regt (B Coy, 2nd Bn) | Died: 1918.04.15 | Age at death: 30 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium (II. C. 4) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/17/96506] |

Son of George Charles and Adeline Ross (father was a wine shipper). Born Hornsey Rise, Crouch End in 1888. In 1901 and in 1911 family lived at 32 Avenue Mansions, 499 Finchley Road – parents and older brother and sister (father died between 1901 and 1911). In 1911 worked as a railway clerk. Family were…

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Owen Hairsine

Rank/ Unit - Service number: T/Capt, Royal Army Medical Corps (71st Field Ambulance) | Died: 1917.06.07 | Age at death: 26 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hop Store Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium (Plot I. Row A. Grave 42) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/8/202013] |

MC. Bachelor uncle was William Hairsine of 10 Yale Court, Honeybourne Road, West H’stead (res until after 1921) – member of congregation. (In 1911, Owen (20), dental student, lived with older sister at 8 West Halkin St, Hanover Square – parents missing.) Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Reginald Charles Ralph Tidd

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Bombardier, Royal Field Artillery (D Batt, 187th Bde) - L/36653 ("Hampstead Howitzers") | Died: 1917.04.25 | Age at death: 29 | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium (BB.7) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/20/29024] |

Husband of Ethel Tidd, of 6 Campden Buildings, Hampstead. Commemmorated on ABG grave L077 and on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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