Anthony Blyton Beesley

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, Royal Air Force | Died: 1918.12.01 | Age at death: 18 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead (St John) Additional Burial Ground (I 021) - official war grave |

Born on New Year

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Arthur Bolton

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Possibly Driver, D btty 51st Bde, RFA - L/1568 | Died: 1918.04.19 | Age at death: | Action: Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: |

Found in the Parish magazine, but not commemorated on the Church Row War Memorial. [There were Boltons’ in Hampstead from the mid 18th to the end of the 19th centuries (see graves XE043, XF033, C080). Were any of these related?]

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Brian Henry Bernard Calkin

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regt (3rd Bn attd 8th Bn) | Died: 1918.07.10 | Age at death: 20 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais (VF5) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/3/1010556] |

Son of Harry Bernard and Margaret Agnes Calkin, of 33, Heath Drive, Hampstead (res until after 1921) – members of congregation. Joined Inns of Court OTC. Commemmorated on ABG grave G054, and on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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Charles Caesar de Merindol Malan

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut. Commander, RN. HMS "Opal" | Died: 1918.01.12 | Age at death: n/a | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Portsmouth Naval Memorial (Panel 28) |

Returning to Scapa after escorting an anti-minelaying patrol, two destroyers (Opal and Narborough) were blinded by heavy snow and a navigational error caused them to sail straight into the cliffs at Hesta Rock, Orkneys, with the loss of 188 men drowned. Commemorated on South Ronaldsay, and in ABG at grave E093. [Also on headstone Sophie…

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Charles Henry Bridge

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Not found. | Died: 1918 | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: |

Born about 1872 in Hampstead, one of five sons of Isaac and Emily Bridge (father was a jobmaster). Married in summer 1902 to Louise, had two sons (in 1905, 1909). In 1911 was an unemployed painter, living in 1 Loveridge Road, Kilburn. Commemorated in ABG at grave E086, but not found on Church Row War…

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Christopher Basil Astley

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Lieut, The King's (Liverpool) Regt | Died: 1918.07.27 | Age at death: 22 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: St Sever Cemetery, Rouen (Officers B.6.23) |

Son of the Rev. John Henry and Sophia Ridgway Astley, of St. Mark”s Vicarage, Dunham Massey, Altrincham. Commemorated in ABG at grave E093, but not found on Church Row War Memorial or in Parish magazine. Memorial also to Charles Malan (?related) [Family in Hampstead from 1870s to 1930s]

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Edward Gleadale Uphill Robson

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Rifleman, London Regt - 574652 | Died: 1918.08.17 | Age at death: 20 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, France Nord (II.AA.8) |

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Uphill, of 10, Chippenham Mews, Maida Hill, London. Commemorated in ABG at grave A104. He went down with HMS Aboukir in Sept 1914. He was an RN Chaplain and the first to the killed. His name is not on the Church Row War Memorial or in Parish magazine. [Family…

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Fred (Francis) C A Cleaver

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry)(9th Sqdn) - 51721 | Died: 1918.03.28 | Age at death: 23 | Action: Somme | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Peronne Road, Maricourt, Somme (ID 44) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/4/870395] |

Possible son of Joseph D Cleaver, coal merchant & newsagent, of 153 Iverson Rd (yard) & 7 Quex Road (house) in 1911 and 1921. But, if so, not living at home 1911. Joined Bedford Yeomanry as Private – 1265. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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George C Cullen

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, D Sqdn, 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) - 8223 | Died: 1918.04.08 | Age at death: 24 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: St Sever Cem'y Extn, Rouen (P. IX. S. 7A) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/5/121025] |

Born 1896. In 1911 living with widowed mother Ida Cullen (charwoman), brother, sister and two lodgers at 6 Perrins Court Hampstead. Occupation street lamp cleaner. An old boy of HPS and the Church Lads Brigade. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row, together with brother Arthur.

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George Frederick Mort

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Civilian death doing war work | Died: 1918.12.21 | Age at death: 45 | Action: _ | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead (St John) Additional Burial Ground (H006) |

Born 1873. A pioneer designer of automobiles (1905) and aeroplane engines (1910), which he built for the New Engine Company at Acton Hill Works, N10. He was an early advocate of the internal combustion engine and took out patents on piston engines (1917). Said to have died in an aero accident – “sacrificed his life…

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George Harvest

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Major, London Regt (London Rifle Brigade) (2nd or 5th Bn) | Died: 1918.10.14 | Age at death: 53 | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead St John Add'l Burial Ground (G 051)- offical war grave [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/9/45776] |

Born 1865 in Islington, one of 9 children of Daniel and Matilda Harvest,spice merchant. Educated at Highgate School. Married about 1898 to Lucy, with one son, one daughter. In 1901/ 1911 was a spice/ colonial produce merchant. Family lived in 1911 at the Marina in Deal. Joined the TF as a volunteer and served in…

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Henry Tudor Armstrong

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Army Service Corps (Canteens) - NAC/386573 | Died: 1918.09.28 | Age at death: 53 | Action: Palestine | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ramleh War Cemetery (CC 37) |

Son of Edward Armstrong, B.A., T.C.D., and Emma Armstrong (nee Saunderson). Farmer, of Stegi, Swaziland, South Africa. Served in the South African War. Born at Fort Hamilton, New York State, U.S.A. Commemorated in ABG at grave G091, but not found on Church Row War Memorial or in Parish magazine

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Jesse A Butler

Rank/ Unit - Service number: L/Cpl, Machine Gun Corps Cavalry (9th Sqdn) - 50724 | Died: 1918.03.25 | Age at death: 23 | Action: Somme | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Pozieres Memorial, Somme (Panel 93 & 94) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/3/694197] |

Eldest son of Jesse James Butler and Emily Butler, of 13, The Grove, Golders Green, London (1911 poss link to 26 Gayton Road; 1921: 12 Church Lane). Joined 19th Hussars – 10774. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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John Richard Smyth McClure

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Capt, Royal Engineers | Died: 1918.10.29 | Age at death: 26 | Action: Messines Ridge | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead (St John) Additional Burial Ground (I020) - official war grave |

Mentioned in Despatches. Born 1892 in South Africa, son of the Rev. Dr. John J. McClure and Mary McClure (nee Denham); father was a Northern Irish minister in Cape Town. Educated at Capetown and Johannesburg (BSc). Served in South Africa and in German South-West Africa with the Transvaal Light Horse. Came to England in 1915,…

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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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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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Percy Etherton

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent)(7th Bn) - G/31506 | Died: 1918.08.27 | Age at death: 18 | Action: Somme | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Somme (II.A.4) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/6/752] |

Son of Jane Maria Etherton (formerly Richards), of 36 Elain Grove, Gospel Oak, and the late Sydney Arthur Etherton. An Old Boy of HPS. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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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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Roy Launceton

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Capt, 16th Bn (Duke of Camvbridge's Own) Middlesex Regt (attd 2nd Bn) | Died: 1918.03.24 | Age at death: 34 | Action: Somme | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Assevillers New British Cemetery, Somme (II.E.7) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/12/10668] |

MC. Son of Mrs. Laura Mary Launceton, of 5 Dennington Park Mansions, West Hampstead, London – members of congregation. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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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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