Date of Death: 27/03/1917
Regiment/Service: Essex Regiment 6th Bn.
Panel Reference Panels 33 to 39.
Memorial JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
Born in 1887 at Buckhurst Hill, son of Walter (retired builder) and Annie Tavener. 1911: A Bank Clerk living with his family at “Holmbury”, Salway Hill Woodford Green. 1916: Married Agnes Mary Campbell, they then lived at “Edenvale” Grove Hill South Woodford.
Joined Westminster Dragoons (2nd County of London Yeomanry) on 9th September 1914, Commissioned into the Essex Regiment on 3rd December 1914. The Summer of 1915 saw him serving at Gallipoli and subsequently invalided home. He rejoined his regiment in June 1916, but was later Killed in Action during the Battle of Gaza.
Memorial: Rolls of Honour St Mary’s Church & Wanstead Golf Club.
Separate Folder: NO.
Principal Sources: Ancestry. Woodford Times.
Qualification: Borough Resident.