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Devon County

Devonshire Rgt.

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Brixton War Memorial 1914

The 1914 -1918 face on the Brixton Memorial

© Richard J. Brine


31463 Bombardier Ernest Dicker of "D" Battery, the 242nd Brigade, the Royal Field Artillery. Son of Michael Dicker of Plymouth; husband oif Ida Dicker of Connecticut, USA. Born in Yealmpton in 1885. Died 15 Novmber 1917 aged 32.
K/21710 Stoker 2nd Class James Ernest Downing of the Royal Navy, HMS Monmouth. Son of James and Mary Downing of Brixton. Born in Brixton in 1898. Died 1 November 1914 aged 16.
837532 Driver Sydney George  Goad of "C" Battery, the 71st Brigade, the Royal Field Artillery, formerly the Devonshire Artillery. Son of Cornelius and Susan Goad. Born in Brixton in the December Quarter of 1887. Died 28 July 1917 aged 30.
168433 Gunner Frederick John Hardy of the Royal Garrison Artillery; formerly 1622 of the Devonshire Artillery. Son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hardy; husband of Sophy Hardy. Born in Brixton in 1889 but lived in Ivybridge. Died 28 October 1918 aged 29.
Chaplain 4th Class  Frederick Whitmore Hewitt of the Army Chaplain's Department, attached to the 20th Infantry Brigade. Son of Stanley and Louisa Hewitt; husband of Blanche Hewitt of Camberley. Born in London in the September Quarter of 1880. Died 27 September 1915 aged 35.
27319 Private Sidney Albert Husk of the 2nd Battalion, the Hampshire Regiment. Husband of Mary Ann Husk. Born in Brixton  in January 1878. Died 19 May 1917 in the UK aged 39.
Lieutenant Frederick Neill Edmonstone Kitson of the 5th Battalion, the Black Watch. Son of the Reverend John Kitson and his wife Charlotte, formerly of Antony Vicarage, Cornwall. Born in Antony, Cornwall in the December Quarter of 1885. Died 14 September 1916 aged 30.
108334 Private Hubert James Lang of the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles. Son of William and Eliza Lang. Born in Millbrook, Cornwall 9 February 1896. Died 10 April 1917 aged 21.
144775 Gunner Herbert Manning of the 203rd Siege Battery, the Royal Garrison Artillery. Son of William and Elizabeth Manning; husband of Frances Manning of Topsham. Born in Totnes in the September Quarter of 1881. Died 14 August 1918 aged 37.
47924 Rifleman Harry Ralph Nicholas of the 3rd Battalion, the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Son of Richard and Sarah Nicholas. Born in Stoke Damerel in the December Quarter of 1878. Died 9 September 1918 aged 40.
M2/ 166822 Private James Robbins of the Royal Army Service Corps. Son of Mary Robbins. Born in Revelstoke 20 June 1883 but lived in Swaffham. Died in East Africa 1 November 1917 aged 34. 
RNVR 996 and RN 149368 Chief Ship's Cook Frederick John Sargent of the Royal Navy, HMS Aboukir. Parents not known. Born 16 September 1898. Died 22 September 1914 when his ship was lost. Also commemorated on the Memorial at Chatham.
21165 Private William Alfred Sharp of the 8th Battalion, the Somerset Light Infantry. Son of William and Marcella Sharp of Exeter. Born in Millbrook, Cornwall in 1893 but lived in Brixton.  Died 15 September 1916 aged 23.


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