South Wimbledon

Roll of Honour

There are different lists of the fallen from this church. There is a plaque, now in Wimbledon Methodist Church, which lists thirteen men. A photograph of the plaque may be seen here https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/12443

The description of the memorial on the IWM site, however, lists twenty-two men. This list is of twenty-one of them. In the following transcription the names on the plaque are highlighted. No corroborating evidence relating to A. Bolton  or J.W. Lomas could be found.

Pte. A. Bolton                 1/1st Bn. Hertfordshire Regt.

Sapper H.G. Copp        Royal Engineers

Gunner L.F. Clark          Royal Field Artillery

Pte. A.R.N. Daffen        Royal West Surrey Regt

Pte. W.E. Finch               1st Bn. East Surrey Regt

Pte H. Fovargue             [7th Bn East Surrey Regt.]

Pte. J. Glazebrook       Tank Corps

Sgt. A.E. Groves           [8th Bn. Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regt.] 

Pte. W. Harrington      3/14th Bn. London Regt.

Pte. W. Jeffery                7th Bn. East Surrey Regt.

Pte. E.S. Kearsey          [1/1st Bucks Bn. Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry]

2nd Lt. N. Lawrie           [13th Bn. London Regt,]

Pte. G.W. Lomas             [8th Bn. East Surrey Regt.]

J.W. Lomas

Rifleman M.R. Parker  [12th Bn. London Regt.]

P.O. H.E. Robinson          Royal Naval Air Service

Pte. F.C. Ryder                  1/21st Bn. East Surrey Regt.

Cpl. J.W. Smith                 Royal Air Force

Bombr. F.M. Turney       Royal Field Artillery

Pte. E.H. Waldron          [Honourable Artillery Company]

Pte. G.A. Wybrow         8th Bn. Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regt.

Listed on the plaque and description, but not on this document.

[Pte. P.E. Collard   1st Bn. Wiltshire Regt.]

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

South Wimbledon Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 6)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

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