Index

THE NATIONAL ROLL OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
SECTION XIII

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APPS, S., L/Corporal, 2nd Royal Fusiliers. Volunteering in 1915 he embarked early in the following year for France. Whilst there he took part in the severe fighting on the Somme, and was unhappily killed in action in 1917 in this sector. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"He died the noblest death a man may die, Fighting for God and right and liberty"
78, Christchurch Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

ARCHELL, E., Corporal, R.E. He volunteered in August 1915, and on completing his training later in that year was drafted to France, where he saw severe fighting in various sectors of the Front and took part in the Battle of Arms and other important engagements. He unfortunately died of neuritis on April 4th, 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"He joined the great white company of valiant souls."
390, Southwark Park Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

ARCHELL, J. E., Leading Stoker, R.N. He volunteered in September 1914, and was posted to H.M.S. " Gainsboro," attached to the Grand Fleet in the North Sea. Engaged chiefly on patrol, escort and mine-sweeping duties in these waters, he also took part in the Battle of Jutland and many minor actions and afterwards served in the Mediterranean Sea and at Constantinople. Discharged in January 1920, he holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
390, Southwark Park Road, Rotherhithe, SE16

ARCHENOUL, T. B., Pte., A.I.F. and Gunner, R.F.A. He volunteered in January 1915, and in May of the following year proceeded to England, whence he was drafted in December to the Western Front. He took part in many important engagements in various sectors, including the Battle of Cambrai, fought also in the Retreat and Advance of 1918, and was wounded in action. Demobilised in April 1919, he holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
56, Ambrose Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

ARCHER, A. C., L/Corporal, Middlesex Regiment. Having joined in 1916 he was sent to France in the same year. He took part in numerous engagements, including those at the Somme, Arras and Ypres and also did excellent service in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He remained in France till May 1919, when he was demobilised, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
40, Lethbridge Road, Lewisham, S.E.13.

ARCHER, A. G., Pte., 3rd London Regt. (Royal Fus.) He volunteered in December 1915, and twelve months later was drafted to the Western Front. Whilst in this theatre of war he saw severe fighting in various sectors, and attached to a Trench Mortar Battery, took part in the Battles of Ypres, the Somme and St. Quentin and many other important engagements. He was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
30, Chilton Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

ARCHER, F., Sergt., R.A.S.C. He volunteered at the outbreak of war in August 1914, and in the following year proceeded to Salonika. There he was engaged on important duties on the Doiran front, where he took an active part in many engagements, and was also in hospital for a time in 1916, suffering from malaria. He was finally demobilised on his return home in 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
295, Canterbury Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

ARCHER, F. T., Cpl., 16th (The Queen's) Lancers. He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following year was drafted to France, where he was in action at Loos, the Somme, Arras, Ypres and Cambrai. He also served in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He was demobilised in March 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
9, Woodwharf, Greenwich, S.E.10.

ARCHER, P. F., Driver, R.H.A. A Reservist, he was called to the Colours in August 1914, and was shortly afterwards drafted to the Western Front. There he saw heavy fighting in various sectors, and after taking part in many important engagements, was very severely wounded in action during the Retreat of 1918. Invalided home, he was for some time in hospital at Warrington and unhappily died on September 1st, 1918, in hospital in London. He was entitled to the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"Whilst we remember, the sacrifice is not in vain."
23, Dayton Grove, Peckham, S.E.15.

ARCHER, R., Private, York and Lancaster Regt. He was called up from the Reserve at the outbreak of war in August 1914, and in February of the following year proceeded to the Western Front. There he took part in the Battles of Ypres, Arras and the Somme and many minor engagements in various sectors, and was twice wounded in action in May 1915 and in July 1916. He was finally invalided from the Army in August 1917, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
18, Banyard Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

ARCHER, S. W., Rifleman, 16th London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles). He joined in May 1916, and after a period of training was drafted in March of the following year to the Western Front. There, after seeing much heavy fighting, he was very severely wounded in action at Arras after only two months' active service, and, as a result, had to have his leg amputated. He was for a considerable period in hospital, being invalided from the Army in March 1920, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
38, Hill Street, Peckham, S.E.15.

ARCHER, W. P.,Pte., 6th Leinster Regt. and R. A.M.C. Volunteering in September 1914, he was drafted to the Dardanelles in June of the following year and there took part in the fighting at Anzac Cove and was wounded in action in August 1915. Invalided to hospital at Alexandria, he proceeded, on his recovery, to Salonika, and was there engaged on important clerical duties. He afterwards returned to Egypt, where he served at Cairo, and later served also in Palestine before being sent home for demobilisation in June 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
181, Asylum Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

ARLETT, P. L., A.B., Royal Navy. Having enlisted in January 1914, he was already in the Navy when war was declared in the following August and afterwards served in H.M.S. " Victory " and " Canada " and in various other vessels. Attached to the Royal Naval Brigade, he took part in the defence of Antwerp and later fought in many actions in the North Sea. Demobilised in March 1919, he holds the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
18, Unwin Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

ARMOUR, E. H., Private, 2nd Royal Sussex Regt. He joined in 1916, on attaining military age and later in the same year was drafted to France. In this theatre of war he took part in the Battles of the Somme and St. Quentin, where he was wounded in action. As a result, he was invalided home and finally discharged in 1918 as medically unfit for further service. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
45, Kimberley Rd., Peckham, S.E.15.

ARMSTRONG, C., Driver, R.F.A. He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following year was drafted to the Western Front. There he took part in the Battles of Hill 60, Loos, the Somme, Arras, Vimy Ridge, Messines, Ypres and Cambrai and in the Retreat and Advance of 1918, and was wounded in action. He was demobilised in June 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
40, Ainsty Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

ARMSTRONG, H., Chief Petty Officer, R.N., H.M.S. " Repulse." He was serving in Indian waters, when war broke out and was at first engaged in escorting troops from India to France. He took part in the attack in the Suez Canal, and whilst on board H.M.S. " Swiftsure," took part in the Landing at and Evacuation of the Dardanelles and later served with the Grand Fleet in the North Sea. In March 1919 he was sent to Russia, where he saw service until the following November. He was discharged in April 1920, after 23 years in the Navy, and holds the 1914-15 Star, the General Service, Victory. and Long Service and Good Conduct Medals, and the Naval General Service Medal (with clasp Persian Gulf).
30, Fernholme Road, Peckham Rye, S.E.15.

ARMSTRONG, I. D., Sergt., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.), and 3rd Worcestershire Regt. He volunteered in April 1915, and was engaged on important duties at various dockyards. He was unable to obtain a transfer overseas owing to his being medically unfit, but rendered valuable services until his demobilisation in March 1919. 19, Cornbury Rd., Rotherhithe, SE16

ARNELL, J. E., Bandsman, 10th Royal Fusiliers. Volunteering in August 1914, he crossed early in the following year to France and served at Ypres, Loos, St. Eloi, Albert, Armentieres and Vimy Ridge. He was also present during many other engagements, including those at Arras, Passchendaele, Cambrai, the Somme and in the Retreat and Allied Advance of 1918. On his return to England in March 1919, he was demobilised, holding the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
36, Constance Road, E. Dulwich, S.E.22.

ARNOLD, A. G., Private, East Yorkshire Regt. He volunteered at the outbreak of war, and after a brief training proceeded to France, where he saw much heavy fighting. He took part in many notable battles, and was wounded and later was unfortunately killed in action at the Battle of Ypres on May 5th, 1915 He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"Honour to the immortal dead, who gave their youth that the world might grow old in peace."
79, Hatcham Road, New Cross, S.E.14.

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