Guy Godfrey Glyn

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, Royal Engineers | Died: 1915.08.16 | Age at death: 36 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Abbeville Communal Cemetery (II.C.4) |

Born in 1879, one of five children of Richard Glyn (commission merchant) of 2 Hillside, Shoot Up Hill. By 1901 Guy was working as a civil engineer, , and was still single in 1911 (age 32), although by now the family lived in Hill House, Northwood. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on…

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H Staines

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Harry: Private, 9th Bn Royal Fusiliers - 5595 OR Herbert: Private, 3rdBn attd 2nd Bn London Regt (Royal Fusilers) - 254604 | Died: 1915.10.19 OR 1918.09.10 | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Loos Memorial (Panels 25 to 27) - Pas de Calais OR Vis-en-Artois memorial (Panel 10), Pas de Calais |

Born 1892, eldest of eight children of Henry and Annie Staines, carman and laundress. An old boy of HPS; in 1911 working as a porter in a chemist’s shop. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Henry James Pancutt

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Not found | Died: 1917/18 | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: |

Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial. Old boy of HPS – one of several brothers. [There were still Pancutt connections with Hampstead until at least 1959 (see grave K020)]

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Hubert B Howard Tripp

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Capt, 4 Bn, The King's (Liverpool) Regt | Died: 1917/18 | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: |

MC. Middle son of Chas Howard Tripp, of 12 Crediton Road (1911), 489 Finchley Rd (1916) – members of congregation. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial. [See also brothers Donald and Claude Tripp]

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Hubert Crampton

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Possibly 2nd Lieut, Manchester Regt | Died: 1917/18 | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: |

MC. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial.

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Hubert Thomas Cranfield

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Rifleman, London Regt (Queen's Westminster Rifles)(16th Bn) - 554326 | Died: 1917.03.12 | Age at death: 29 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead Cemetery, London (K.4.18) |

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Cranfield, of Vane House Lodge, Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead. Born at Biggleswade, Beds. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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John Ebenezer Faulkner

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private (acting L/Cpl), London Regt (A Coy, 1st/13th Kensington Bn) - 2954/ 490721 | Died: 1917.01.21 | Age at death: 23 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Merville Communal Cemetery Extn, France Nord (II. A.25) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/7/30093] |

Son of Ebenezer and Elizabeth Faulkner, of 6, Golden Square, Hampstead (until after 1921)(1911: 7 Golden Sq & 110 Heath St). Merville was a casualty clearing centre run by the London Regt in 1917. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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John Ollis Mullins

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, 6th (Reserve) Bn, Middlesex Regt, attd Royal Flying Corps | Died: 1915.03.29 | Age at death: 23 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hendon Cemetery & Crematorium, London (E5 8480) |

One of four children of Alice Mullins (widow in 1911); living at Shirley, West Heath Ave, Hendon. In 1911 was an articled chartered accountant. Old boy of University College School (Parish mag). Died on duty. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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John Wright

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Able Seaman RN - HMS Princess Irene. | Died: 1915.05.27 | Age at death: 34 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Chatham Naval Memorial |

HMS Princess Irene was a minelayer, loading munitions in Chatham dockyard, when an accident occurred on board causing major fatalities. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Kenneth Gordon Garnett

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, Royal Field Artillery | Died: 1917.08.22 | Age at death: 25 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cem'y & Crem, London. (I 672) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/7/139968] |

MC, Croix de Guerre with Palm (France). Son of William & Rebecca Garnett, lawyer, of 1 The Chestnuts, Branch Hill, Hampstead (until after 1921)(1911 ?Redington Road/ 31 Willow Road). In 1911 (age 19) lodging with French professor of physiology, Augustus Waller, at 32 Grove End Road, St Marylebone. BA Trinity College Cambridge. Rowing Blue –…

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Lawrence Forbes

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, London Regt (London Rifle Brigade)(5th Bn) tfr Capt, RFC/ RAF | Died: 1917.07.09 | Age at death: 36 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead Cemetery, London (Q.11.23) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/7/213418] |

Born at Hampstead, son of Thomas Lawrence and Charlotte Ann Forbes of 73 Fairfax Rd & 315 West End Lane (?1911 harness & trunk maker) – members of congregation. By 1911 father had died and Lawrence (29) lived with widowed mother (married 51 years) at 4 Frognal Lane Hampstead, and worked as an underwriter. Commemorated…

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Leonard Stopford Brooke

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, 110th Sqdn Royal Air Force | Died: 1918.09.25 | Age at death: 23 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Bad Bergzabern Cemetery (at south end of civil cemetery) |

Born in London, son of Leslie and Sybil Brooke of 14 Marlborough Hill, St. John’s Wood. Gazetted to King’s Royal Rifle Corps in March, 1915. Served in France with Army Cyclist Corps (Nov 1915 – March 1917). Initial report MIA 25 Sep 1918, confirmed KIA (H&H 9 Nov 1918). Commemorated in ABG at grave J030/031,…

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Malcolm Henry Gee

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Corporal, Royal Horse Artillery (F Batt, 14th Bde) - 55335 | Died: 1915.06.26 | Age at death: 24 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hinges Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais (B 16) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/7/159299] |

One of 4 sons of James and Susan Gee – father was a dockyard labourer in Woolwich. In 1911 was aged 20, a professional soldier (Gunner, F Btty RHA) at the Royal Artillery barracks in Ipswich. (Mother had died; father and two younger brothers lived in Beckton, West Ham.) Commemorated on the War Memorial in…

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Max Howard Chandler

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Not found | Died: 1915.10.30 | Age at death: 35 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead Parish Church, ABG F095 |

Born in Hampstead in autumn 1879. In 1911 was Stock Exchange clerk, living with widowed mother, sister and two brothers at 24 Nassington Road, Hampstead. Buried in ABG and commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row. [Tombstone also records death of sister Edith Blanche Amy Chandler, d Aug 1938, aged 62]

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Richard Alexander Rooth

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut Col, Royal Dublin Fusiliers | Died: 1915.04.25 | Age at death: 49 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: V Beach Cemetery (Joint grave F 4) |

Son of John Wilcoxon Rooth and Elizabeth Creedy Rooth; husband of Amy Mary Rooth of Dawlish, Devon. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial. [Family connection with Hampstead may have continued until at least 1954 (see grave K030)]

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Richard Temple Moore

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry - 38963 | Died: 1918.10.10 | Age at death: 27 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Grangegorman Military Cem'y, Dublin (CE New Plot 751) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/14/76060] |

Son of Temple Lushington Moore (architect, Irish age 57 in 1911) and Emma Storrs Moore. In 1901, 1911 & 1921 living at 46 Well Walk – parents and three sisters (father dead by later date). Richard absent from home in 1911. Commemorated on ABG grave I084A and commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Samuel William Heward

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lance Corporal, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (8th Bn) - 28369 | Died: 1916.04.09 | Age at death: 37 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais (Panel 60) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/9/163071] |

An Old Boy of HPS. Labourer, born Hampstead, husband of Elizabeth Heward, and father of four daughters. In 1911 lived at 28 Kelson Street, Kilburn; by time of death, family had moved to 81, Broomsleigh St., Mill Lane, Kilburn. (?link by 1921 to 51 The Pryors, East Heath Road) Commemorated on the War Memorial in…

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Stanley Albert Crampton

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Corporal, London Regt (1st/13th Kensington Battn) - 493618 | Died: 1918.04.21 | Age at death: 21 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension (III.B.50) |

Son of Mrs Crampton of 6 Heath Passage, North End, Hampstead, and the late James Crampton. Transferred from 1st/2nd Bn. London Regt (Royal Fusiliers) after arriving in France from Gallipoli. Found by chance in CWGC records; not on Church Row War Memorial, or in other records consulted.

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Sydney Victor Moore

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Boy 1st Class RN, HMS Bulwark - J/22012 | Died: 1914.11.26 | Age at death: 17 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Portsmouth Naval Memorial (Ref 3) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/14/76492] |

Born 13 Nov 1897, Shoreham SSX, son of Charles and Olive Moore; father a plasterer. In 1901 was living with family at 6 Montgomery Street, Hove. By 1911 both parents were dead and Sydney (13) was in a children’s home in Ham Road, Shoreham. HMS Bulwark blew up at Sheerness whilst loading munitions and went…

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V C Cordingly

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Possibly Cadet, Royal Flying Corps | Died: 1917/18 | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: |

Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial. [There is still a Dr John Cordingly on the 2013 electoral roll. Is this a coincidence?]

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W Turner

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Sergeant-Major, 7 (Service) Bttn, Rifle Brigade | Died: | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: |

Died on duty – one of the earliest from Hampstead. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial.

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Wilfred Finch

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Not found | Died: | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: |

Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial. [See also brother Henry Finch. There was a Finch family in Hampstead in the mid 18th century (see graves XE039, XE048).]

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William Henry Woolford

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Army Service Corps (14th Ammunition Sub Park) - M2/034282 | Died: 1915.11.26 | Age at death: 42 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium (Panel 56) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/22/70470] |

Son of Thomas & Sarah Woolford, of 2 Money Cottages, Silver Street, Hampstead; husband of Alice Meredith Woolford of Caroline House, The Mount, Hampstead (both 1911 & 1921). Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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William Hubert Stuart Garnett

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, Royal Flying Corps (General List) | Died: 1916.09.21 | Age at death: 34 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Upavon Cemetery, Wilts (Ref: 6) [RFC service record ref WO 339/31414] |

Son of Dr. William Garnett, late Educational Adviser on Science to LCC and formerly Lieut-Cmdr RN, and his wife Rebeccca. In 1911 was crewing a yacht (Osprey) about 1 cable west of Stokes Bay pierhead, near Portsmouth. Single, age 28 (b Cambridge), barrister at law. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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