Alexander Stewart Forbes

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Either: Cpl, Seaforth Highlanders (1st Batt) - S/7314 Or: Private, Highland Light Infantry (1st Batt) - 25414 | Died: 1917.11.08 | Age at death: 23 | Action: Iraq | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (III. F. 9 or X.IIF.3) |

Born at Hampstead. In 1911 was 17, at school, living with parents Patrick and Sara Forbes and his older brother at 16 Rosslyn Hill NW. Father was an artist. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Alfred Arthur Morgan

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Royal Fusiliers - 34384, tfr 106th Coy, Labour Corps - 63491 | Died: 1917.10.14 | Age at death: 38 | Action: Passchendaele | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Buffs Road Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium (F4) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/14/84587] |

Son of James and Caroline Martha Morgan, of 13 New End, Hampstead (1911) and 27 Heath Hurst Road, Hampstead (1921). Alfred was an Old Boy of HPS, and became a labourer. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Alfred G Tubbs

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, London Regt (Royal Fusiliers)(1st Bn) - 7052/ 203414 | Died: 1917.05.03 | Age at death: 39 | Action: Arras | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais (Bay 9) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/20/88363] |

Son of George and Ann Tubbs (1921: garden contractor of 1 Prospect Place); husband of Gertrude Ethel Tubbs, of 22 Chalk Farm Road, St. Pancras, London. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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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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Beaumont Ellis Atkinson

Rank/ Unit - Service number: L/Cpl, Middlesex Regt - G/26812 | Died: 1917.09.22 | Age at death: 36 | Action: Menin Road | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Tyne Cot Memorial (Panel 113 to 115) |

Son of Beaumont E. Atkinson, of Hampstead. Commemorated in ABG at grave I 98/99, but not found on Church Row War Memorial or in Parish magazine. [Family in Hampstead at least until 1935]

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Edgar Frank Wenham

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corp (7th Bn) - A/1265 | Died: 1917.10.15 | Age at death: 23 | Action: Passchendaele | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Tyne Cot Memorial, Flanders, Belgium (Panel 115 to 119, & 162A, 163A) |

Son of the late John and Anne Wenham of 1 Mount Vernon Cottages, Mount Vernon (1911) – members of congregation. Old boy of HPS. Cousin by marriage to William Richbell (qv). Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Frederick Baxter Hurst

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, East Surrey Regt (13th Bn) - 3534 | Died: 1917.05.07 | Age at death: 22 | Action: French Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/10/128051] |

Son of William Robt and Charlotte Hurst, of 23 Church Walk, Hampstead; father was a carman with London General. Fred (16), b Islington, was a draper’s porter. By time of his death family had moved to 33 Gayton Road (where res until after 1921). Family (parents, two sisters and younger brother) were members of congregation….

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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 Frederick Farmiloe

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, Honourable Artillery Column (2nd Bn) (Territorial Force) | Died: 1917.06.26 | Age at death: 32 | Action: French Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais (I.I.8) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/7/19129] |

Son of Thomas & Fanny Farmiloe, of 12 Arkwright Rd, Hampstead (until after 1921); husband of Doris Farmiloe. Educated at West Downs School, Uppingham & Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Joined Territorial Force – L/Cpl at outbreak of war. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Gordon Lindsay Harvest

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, London Regt (London Rifle Brigade) (5th Bn) | Died: 1917.06.21 | Age at death: 21 | Action: French Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais (IK4) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/9/45778] |

MC. Born 1896 Hampstead, son of Daniel Richard and Mabel Harvest; Daniel was brother of George (qv) and also a spice merchant. In 1911 family lived at 38 Campden Rd., South Croydon, Surrey; Gordon was boarder at Repton School, Burton on Trent. Joined London Regt as Private – 80. ? Promoted in field. Commemorated on…

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Guy Bayford Bell

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, Lancashire Fusiliers (5th Bn, attd 35th MGC) | Died: 1917.04.28 | Age at death: 42 | Action: Arras | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais (Bay 5). [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/2/329549] |

Son of the late Alfred and Jane Bell, stained glass artist, of Bayford House, Hampstead. Came from Australia to serve. Enlisted in Artists’ Rifles (28th London Regt) as Private -3618. Promoted in the field. Commemmorated on plaque CH33 in church, together with John Bell-Hughes (?cousin), and on the War Memorial in Church Row. (see also…

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Henry Weatherly Cooper

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, 7th Bn Royal Fusiliers | Died: 1917.04.29 | Age at death: 36 | Action: Arras | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais (III.H.34) |

Son of Thomas Henry Cooper MRCS and Emma Eliza Cooper. BA of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Duisans was a casualty clearing station during the battle of Arras. Commemorated in churchyard at grave XC007, but not found on Church Row War Memorial or in Parish magazine. [Family lived in Hampstead from 1850s; HW may have been…

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Herbert E Cross

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Gunner, Royal Field Artillery (C Bty, 282nd Bde) - 1266, 935267 | Died: 1917.11.01 | Age at death: | Action: Passchendaele | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Tyne Cot Memorial (Panel 4 to 6 and 162) |

Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Herbert Neville Southwell Skeffington

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, Royal Flying Corps (57th Sqdn) | Died: 1917.07.28 | Age at death: 33 | Action: 3rd Ypres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Wielsbeke Communal Cem'y, Belgium (N side of church; grave 3) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/18/93130] |

Son of Martin Southwell Skeffington, of 6 Leinster Mansions, Langland Gdns, Hampstead (1911 & 1921) and the late Mary Louisa Skeffington. Joined Australian Imperial Force; t/ferred to RFC. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Herbert Palmer

Rank/ Unit - Service number: L/Cpl, 20th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps (Pioneers) - R/32617 | Died: 1917.10.20 | Age at death: 39 | Action: Passchendaele | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: St Julien Dressing Station Cemetery (I A 6) |

Husband of Frances Palmer, of “Navidale,” Eddington, Herne Bay, Kent. Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial. [There may be a Palmer family connection in Hampstead in the late 18th/ early 19th centuries or even later (see graves XD128, XA005, XB134, D080/081)]

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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 Alexander Dearling

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery (185th Heavy Batt) - 116046 | Died: 1917.09.02 | Age at death: 33 | Action: Greece | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Sarigol Military Cem'y, Kriston, Greece [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/5/239971] |

Son of John and Mary Ann Dearling, of Hampstead, born Lutton Terrace, Hampstead. Occupation = milk carrier. Husband of Alice Dearling of 63, Campden Buildings, Hampstead; 3 sons under 12 at time of his death. Member of congregation and Old Boy of HPS. Died of malaria in Salonica. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church…

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John Butcher

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Cpl Driver, Royal Engineers - 113444 | Died: 1917.08.01 | Age at death: 23 | Action: French Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport (IV. M. 3A.) |

Member of Church Lads Brigade. Le Treport was importantfor military hospitals; assume John was wounded and treated before he died. 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 Otto Bell-Hughes

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, Middlesex Regt | Died: 1917.09.20 | Age at death: 19 | Action: Menin Road | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Tyne Cot Memorial (Panel 113 to 115) |

Son of Otto Joseph Bell and Sybil Ormond Bell, of “Whitehall,” Ormond Avenue, Hampton-on-Thames. Educated at Elstree and Harrow. Commemorated on plaque CH33 in church, together with Guy Bayford Bell (?cousin), but not found on Church Row War Memorial or in Parish magazine.

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John Wilfred Pymont

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Middlesex Regt (1st/ 7th Bn) - TF/203881, Regt 7/1219 | Died: 1917.08.15 | Age at death: 24 | Action: 3rd Ypres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium (Panel 49 & 51) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/16/119431] |

Eldest of four sons of Frederick M. and J. A. Pymont, of 8 Holly Mount, Hampstead (1911 & 1921); all old boys of HPS and ex members of the church choir. In 1911, age 17, was a counter assistant at the Civil Service Supply Stores. In Spring 1916 married Ellen Woodward. Commemorated in ABG grave…

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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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Leo (Leonard) Stanley Champion

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps (18th Bn) - A/201772 | Died: 1917.08.09 | Age at death: 27 | Action: 3rd Ypres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium (Panel 51 & 53) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/4/782665] |

Son of the late Walter and Hester Champion; husband of Frances Annie Champion, of 167 Franciscan Rd., Tooting Common. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row. [1921: posible family link to Heath Mansions, The Grove; Abbey Lane; The Pryors, East Heath Road]

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