The Fallen of the 1/5th London Regt. (London Rifle Brigade), 1st July 1916

"We will remember them"


In the picture above, the following officers are known to have been with the 1/5th London Regt. (London Rifle Brigade) on and before 1st July 1916:
2nd Lt A L Benns (C Company, KiA, 1.7.16), 2/Lt B F Sawbridge (wounded, 1.7.16), 2/Lt E R Williamson (att 169th Trench Mortar Battery, KiA, 10.9.16 near Leuze Wood)
2/Lt B Bromiley (not on 1.7.16), 2/Lt H Smith (D Company, wounded, 1.7.16), 2/Lt B L E Pocock (A Company, wounded, 1.7.16), Lt C W Long (Asst Qtrmaster)
Capt J R Somers-Smith MC (Cmdg B Company, KiA, 1.7.16), Lt C E Clode-Baker (B Company, KiA, 1.7.16), Qr-Mr Hon. Lt W Kelly and 2/Lt C B Doust (A Company, KiA, 1.7.16)


300251 A/Cpl Frank Dennison
Aged 23, he was the son of Gibbs William Chandler
of 23, Vanbrugh Park, Blackheath London
He was an employee of Lloyd's Royal Exchange
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D



1176 Cpl Horace Cowlin
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D


301329 Rfn Leicester Albert Dixey
Aged 23. he was the son of Gilbert G Dixey
of 1, Lansdowne Place, Hove, Sussex
A resident of St Pancras
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D


301603 Rfn Sidney William Gibbins
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

301556 Rfn Vernon Whitford Gillbard
Aged 19, he was the son of Richard and Ada Gillbard
of 36, Dean Road, Willesden Green, London
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

300116 Rfn Samuel Hart
Aged 22, he was the son of Matilda Hart
of 33, Anson Road, Cricklewood, London
and the late Emmanuel Hart
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

300750 Rfn Arthur G L Hill
He is buried in Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2,
grave III.H.5

2891 Rfn Sidney Ernest Howe
Aged 17, he was the son of Ernest Septimus Howe
and Emily Louise Howe of 70, Warham Road,
Hornsey, London
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

2796 Rfn Norman Frank Crabb
Aged 26 he was the son of Thomas and Martha Crabb, of 72, Parchmore Rd., Thornton Heath, Surrey
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D


2nd Lt Charles Bowden Doust
Aged 29 he was educated at Dulwich College, South London
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D


301333 Rfn Bertram Harrison Norton
Aged 26, he was the son of David Norton
of Hazelmere, 48, Upper Walthamstow Road,
Walthamstow, Essex and the
late Louisa Constance Norton
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

301905 L/Cpl Eric Henry Poland
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

301174 Rfn John Russell
Aged 22, he was the son of Millicent Russell of
7, Rydal Road, Streatham, London and
the late Oliver Lambert Russell
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

2258 Rfn William Fraser Lydamore
Aged 24 he was the son of William and Agnes Lydamore, of 233, Balfour Rd., Ilford, Essex
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

180 L/Cpl Phillip Dudley Morris
Aged 22 he was the son of G. J. Morris of St., Dunstan's, Hendon, London
He is buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, grave II.D.5

301140 Rfn Alfred Snelling
Aged 22, he was the son of William and Alice Emma
Snelling of 85, Blondel Street, Battersea, London
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D


301028 John Frederick Park
Aged 21 he was the son of the late Robert and Janet Margaret Park. Born in London
He is buried in Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, grave III.E.26


301140 Rfn Alfred Snelling
Aged 22 he was the son of William and Alice Emma Snelling, of 85, Blondel St., Battersea, London
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D


Capt John Robert Somers-Smith MC
Aged 29 he was the son of Robert Vernon and Gertrude Somers-Smith
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D


301335 Rfn Victor James Terrell
Aged 28, he was the son of Walter R and Annie E
Terrell of 116, Albany Road, Luton, Chatham
A teacher at St Mary's School, Rotherhithe
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D


2nd Lt Archibald Warner
Aged 32 he was the Son of John Warner, of Waddon House, Croydon; husband of Norah E. Marriage (formerly Warner), of The Parsonage, Broomfield, Essex.
Served as Pte. in 3rd Bn. Artists' Rifles
He is buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery, grave IV.D.7


1921 Rfn Harold Wontner
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D
 

300810 Rfn Stewart Coulthard Yeomans
Aged 31, he was the son of the late Montague
and Phoebe Yeomans
His body was never found and his name is inscribed
on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D

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