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Allan Gordon Morter

Date of Birth: --/--/1887Place Of Birth: NorwoodFather: James MorterMother: Ada E. MorterSiblings: James Parker Morter, Ada Morter, Dorothy Morter, Stanley Morter, Rita Morter, Donald MorterDate of Death: 07/03/1917Age Actual: 30Cemetery: Lingfield, St Peter and St Paul ChurchyardRank: PrivateService Type: ArmyBattalion, sub-unit or ship: 3/28th Battalion (Artist's Rifles)Regiment/Unit: London RegimentService Number: 765002Service Record: Enlisted at Norwood. Died of Meningitis at Lingfield Lodge, LingfieldCensus Years: 1891, 1901, 1911 — Other Information: Son of James and Ada E. Morter, of Westow Hill, Upper Norwood, London.

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Henry Edward Bagshaw

Place Of Birth: NorwoodFather: Henry Thomas BagshawMother: Elizabeth BagshawSiblings: Maud Bagshaw, Frank BagshawDate of Death: 31/05/1915Cemetery: Sutton CemeteryRank: Lance CorporalService Type: ArmyRegiment/Unit: 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays)Service Number: 4451Service Record: Son of Henry Thomas And Elizabeth Bagshaw, of 46, Beauchamp Rd., Sutton.Census Years:

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Richard William Elkins (1 Story)

Date of Birth: 10/12/1885Place Of Birth: NorwoodFather: George ElkinsMother: Matilda Elkins (nee Choules)Siblings: Clara Elizabeth Farnfield (nee Elkins), Edward Elkins (Private, Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment), died 26 October 1916), Benjamin Elkins (Private, Hampshire Regiment, died 30 July 1916)Date of Death: 18/11/1916Age Actual: 30Cemetery: Vimy MemorialRank: PrivateService Type: ArmyBattalion, sub-unit or ship: 54th BattalionRegiment/Unit: Canadian InfantryService Number: 160242Service Record: Son of George and Matilda Elkins of Guildford brewing family. Emigrated in 1905, aged 19, to St John, New Brunswick, perhaps because of connection to J E Elkins, President of Elkins Brothers Ltd, Real Estate, Investment and Insurance brokers in Vancouver. Enlisted in 1915, serving under the name of ‘Richard Choules’, the maiden name of his mother Matilda. Joined the 82nd Battalion but transferred to 54th. Killed aged 30 on 18 Nov 1916, during the third phase of the Somme, at the Battle of AncreCensus Years: 1891, 1901, 1911 — Other Information: (served as CHOULES). Son of of the late George Elkins and of Matilda Elkins, of Pewley Cottage, South Hill, Guildford.

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Edward Gordon Elkins (1 Story)

Date of Birth: 19/09/1884Place Of Birth: NorwoodFather: George ElkinsMother: Matilda Elkins (nee Choules)Siblings: Clara Elizabeth Farnfield (nee Elkins), Richard Elkins (Private, Canadian Infantry, died 18 November 1916), Benjamin Elkins (Private, Hampshire Regiment, died 30 July 1916)Date of Death: 26/10/1916Age Actual: 32Cemetery: Vimy MemorialRank: PrivateService Type: ArmyBattalion, sub-unit or ship: 54th BattalionRegiment/Unit: Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)Service Number: 160527Service Record: Son of George and Matilda Elkins of the Guildford brewing family. Emigrated in 1905, and living in Calgary in 1906. A probable relative, J E Elkins, was President of Elkins Brothers Ltd, Real Estate, Investment and Insurance brokers in Vancouver. Enlisted with the 82nd Battalion Canadian Infantry in October 1915, transferring to the 54th Battalion. Killed instantly aged 32 by shrapnel fire on 26 October 1916, during the third phase of the Somme, at Tara Hill, near Thiepval, while helping to carry a wounded comrade.Census Years: 1891, 1901, 1911

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Harold Lewis

Date of Birth: 31/07/1880Place Of Birth: NorwoodFather: ErnestMother: Maria Jane (nee Dickins)Siblings: Ellen Wyndham, Vernon, Norman McCrea, Donald SwainDate of Marriage: 25/01/1906Spouse: Eleanor Mary (nee Ryley)Date of Death: 01/07/1916Age Actual: 35Cemetery: Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, MametzRank: Lieutenant ColonelService Type: ArmyRegiment/Unit: 37th Lancers (Baluch Horse)Service Record: Commanding 20th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Brother of Donald Swain Lewis who is also remembered on the Guildford Castle memorial. Sister, Ellen, was also at the Front with the French Red Cross.

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George William Barton

Date of Birth: --/--/1887Place Of Birth: NorwoodFather: George BartonMother: Susannah BartonDate of Death: 29/06/1915Age Actual: 28Cemetery: Helles MemorialRank: PrivateService Type: ArmyBattalion, sub-unit or ship: 1st BattalionRegiment/Unit: Dublin FusiliersService Number: 9339Service Record: Son of George and Susannah Barton, of Hadlow House, Parkhurst Road, Horley, Surrey.Census Years:

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James Thewless

Date of Birth: --/--/1898Place Of Birth: NorwoodDate of Death: 07/10/1916Age Actual: 18Cemetery: Quatre Vents Military CemeteryRank: PrivateService Type: ArmyBattalion, sub-unit or ship: 8th BattalionRegiment/Unit: Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)Service Number: L/10980Census Years:

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Alfred Geoffrey Luscombe

Date of Birth: 19/03/1885Place Of Birth: NorwoodFather: Alfred LuscombeMother: Kate LuscombeDate of Death: 01/05/1918Age Actual: 33Cemetery: Plymouth Naval MemorialRank: Lieutenant CommanderService Type: NavyBattalion, sub-unit or ship: H.M.M.S. BlackmorevaleRegiment/Unit: Royal NavyService Record: The minesweeper Blackmorevale struck a mine and sank off Montrose on May 1st, 1918. She carried a complement of 72. Son of Alfred and Kate Luscombe, of "Sunnyside," Beulah Hill, Upper Norwood, London.Census Years:

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John Sidney Henning

Date of Birth: 25/04/1893Place Of Birth: NorwoodFather: Arthur Campbell HenningMother: Lucy St. Leger HenningDate of Death: 02/10/1916Age Actual: 23Cemetery: Vimy MemorialRank: PrivateService Type: ArmyBattalion, sub-unit or ship: 5th BattalionRegiment/Unit: Canadian Mounted RiflesService Number: 110234Service Record: Enlisted on March 16th 1915. Remembered on the Vimy Memorial. Son of Arthur Campbell Henning and Lucy St. Leger Henning, of 15, Langdale Gardens, Hove, Sussex, England.Census Years: