Edward Geoffrey Payne

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Capt, 9th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers | Died: 1915.09.25 | Age at death: | Action: Loos | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Loos Memorial (Panel 50 to 52) |

Son of Mrs. Mary E. Payne and the late Edward Stableford Payne, of 45 Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead. Commemorated in ABG at grave J027; found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial. [The Payne family may have connections with Hampstead from before the end of the 18th century, and at…

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Francis Stanley Howard

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Capt, London Regt (Royal Fusiliers)(3rd Bn) | Died: 1915.11.28 | Age at death: 36 | Action: Loos | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais (Panel 130) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/10/60887] |

Born Dec 1879, eldest son of Stanley and Annie Elizabeth Howard of Conduct Lodge, Fitzjohn’s Avenue (1881); father was a furniture manufacturer. Also grandson of Alfred Bell, stained glass artist, and living with grandparents (1891) at Bayford House, Thurlow Road after death of his father. Married Lilian Howard (formerly Sansom). Joined up from Territorial Force….

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Joseph George Parkin

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Serjeant, 9th Bn Essex Regt - 3/2372 | Died: 1915.10.13 | Age at death: 37 | Action: Loos | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Loos Memorial (Panel 85 to 87) |

Husband of Eugenia Parkin, of 2 Barnett Homestead, Golders Green. A professional soldier, he saw 12 years’ service, including the South African Campaign and in India. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial.

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Reginald Shurety

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Serjeant, Seaforth Highlanders (7th Bn) - S/1612 | Died: 1915.09.25 | Age at death: | Action: Loos | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais (Panel 112 to 115) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/18/59452] |

Born 1894 in Hampstead, one of seven children of Edward and Alice Shurety. Father was a general labourer, and worked finally for the borough council. Family lived for over 20 years at Wells Buildings, Hampstead High Street. Reginald was an old boy of HPS. In 1911 his first job was as shop porter. An older…

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Sidney Henry Scoates

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Bugler/ Private, Cameronians (1st Scottish Rifles)(10th Bn) - 8977 | Died: 1916.01.27 | Age at death: 26 | Action: Loos | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais (Panel 57 to 59) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/17/198150] |

Son of Henry and Mildred Scoates; husband of Katie Scoates (formerly Morgan), of 16 New Buildings, Flask Walk, Hampstead, London. Commemmorated on ABG grave G029, and on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Stephen Alfred Gard

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lance Serjeant, Hon Artillery Company (2nd Coy, 1st Bn) - 1461 | Died: 1915.09.30 | Age at death: 29 | Action: Loos | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium (ID 19) [Medal Card TNA ref WO 372/7/129075] |

Son of W G Snowdon Gard, KC and Mary Anne Harriet Gard of 9 Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead (1911, 1921); father was a social worker, councillor and member of the Board of Guardians. Old boy of UCS; became a Solicitor. Joined H.A.C. 24/08/1914; went to France 18/09/1914. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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