Killed in Action 1915. Not Commemorated Locally.

Born, resided or with links to Benfleet

Those listed here, although born, resided or had links with Benfleet, their connection with the area did not fit the criteria for adding their names on the War Memorial in Essex Way.


HARRY SNOW.  Service No. 8638.
Rank.  Private.
Regiment/Service.  Essex Regiment.
Unit Text.  1st Battalion.
Died.  8 May 1915.
Memorial Ref.  Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.  Helles Memorial.  Turkey.


FREDERICK NIVEN GERDS
Rank.
Second Lieutenant.
Regiment/Service. Royal Engineers
Unit Text. 176th Tunnelling Coy.
Died. 1 June 1915.
Son of.  Ada A. Gerds, of ‘Four Winds’ South Benfleet. Essex.
Grave Ref. l. E. 8. St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery. Richebourg-L’Avoue. France.


ERNEST VIVIAN MILLER.  Service No. 2695.
Rank.  Rifleman.
Regiment/Service.  London Regiment (London Irish Rifles).
UnitText.  1st/8th Battalion.
Died.  25 September 1915.
Son of.  Albert and Annie Miller, of ‘Ivydene’ London Road.  South Benfleet.  Essex.
Memorial Ref.  Loos Memorial.  France.


JOSEPH HENRY TOOKEY.  Service No. 13056.
Rank.  Private.
Regiment/Service.  Essex Regiment.
Unit Text.  9th Battalion.
Died.  19 October 1915.
Memorial Ref.  Panel 85 to 87.  Loos Memorial.  France.


 

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