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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E William Turner

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Middlesex Regt (1st Battn) - 11486 | Died: 1914.10.26 | Age at death: 27 | Action: Armentieres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-D'Armentieres (VIII.A.9) - reburied from an earlier site |

Born 1887 in Hampstead, one of three children of Frederick and Annie Turner. Lived initially at 72 Fleet Road, then at 13 Constantine Road; father was initially a bricklayer, then a decorator. In 1911 Ernest was working as an upholsterer. One of the first two to die from Hampstead. Commemorated on the War Memorial in…

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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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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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Thomas Lilley

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Gunner, Royal Horse Artillery (F Batt) - 5529 | Died: 1914.10.20 | Age at death: 33 | Action: 1st Ypres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panels 5 & 9 [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/12/91264] |

One of six children of Richard (gardener, d 1890s) and Sarah Lilley, caretaker of St John Mission Hall, Holly Bush Vale/ Heath Street, Hampstead (1911, 1921). Thomas (b 1880 Hampstead) was an Old Boy of HPS. In 1911 was a Gunner (single, aged 30), with R Bty RHA in Meerut, India. About 1912/ 1914 married…

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