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

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AUSTIN, A. A., Special War Worker. An ex-soldier, with a previous record of good service with the 1st Dragoon Guards in the South African Campaign, he volunteered at the declaration of war, but was rejected. Determined to serve his country, however, he obtained work of National importance at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, where throughout the period of hostilities, he did valuable work in connection with the output of munitions. He holds the Queen's and King's South African Medals, (with five Bars).
71, Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

AUSTIN, A. W., Sergt., 20th London Regiment. Volunteering early in 1915, he Was shortly afterwards drafted to France, and served with distinction in the Somme sector. He was wounded in action at Arras in 1917, and after his recovery continued to do good work in the Field until the cessation of hostilities. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in 1919.
38, Christchurch Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

AUSTIN, E. (Mrs.), Special War Worker. This lady volunteered for work of National importance in June 1915, when she was accepted for important duties in the new fuse department at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. There she served until the close of hostilities, and rendered much valuable assistance in connection with the output of munitions.
71, Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

AUSTIN, E., Driver, R.A.S.C. (M.T.) He volunteered in August 1914, and in the same month proceeded to France, where he served for upwards of five years. He took part in the Retreat from Mons, and also did excellent work in connection with the transport of ammunition and supplies during the Battles of the Marne, the Aisne, Ypres, Festubert, Loos, Arras, Vimy Ridge, Cambrai, and in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. Demobilised in May 1918, he holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
25, Vaughan Road, Camberwell, S.E.5.

AUSTIN, F., Bombardier, R.F.A. He volunteered in November 1914, and in the following August was drafted to France, and was in action in many parts of the line. Later transferred to Salonika he fought on the Doiran and Vardar fronts, and contracting malaria was invalided to Malta, and afterwards to England. On his recovery he returned to France in 1918, and served throughout the German and Allied Offensives of that year. He was demobilised in June 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
10, Kemsing Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

AUSTIN, G. B. P., Private, Royal Sussex Regiment. Volunteering in 1915, at the conclusion of his training he was engaged on important duties with his unit, at various stations. He was unable to obtain his transfer to the Front owing to being underage for foreign service, but did valuable work until 1919, when he sailed for the West Indies, where he was still serving in the following year.
61, Miall Road, Lower Sydenham, S.E.26.

AUSTIN, G. W., Corporal, 20th London Regiment. He was mobilised in August 1914, and in March of the following year was drafted to France, where he was in action at Festubert, Givenchy, Loos, the Somme, Arras, Albert, and Cambrai, and was wounded. He also served in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
9, Blashford Street, Lewisham, S.E.13.

AUSTIN, T. E. A., Fireman, Mercantile Marine. He volunteered in May 1915, and served in H.M.S. "Vindix," an aeroplane ship taking machines to various fronts. Later he served at Mudros and Taranto, where his vessel was used as a flight ship for operations against the Turks. He was demobilised in April 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service, Victory, and Mercantile Marine War Medals.
22, Thames Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

AUSTIN, W., Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Volunteering in August 1918, he completed his training and served at various stations on important duties with his unit. He did not obtain his transfer to a theatre of war prior to the close of hostilities, but shortly after the Armistice was sent to the Army of Occupation in Germany. Later he was drafted to India, and in 1921 was still serving in that Country.
40, Church Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

AVENELL, D., L/Corporal, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Volunteering in October 1914, he crossed to the Western Front in the following March, and was in action in many engagements, including that at Vimy Ridge. Transferred to the Military Police he was engaged on police and garrison guard duties in the forward areas, and was gassed at Amiens. Admitted to hospital at Etaples he was evacuated to England, and received further treatment at Edmonton and Ladywell. He was discharged as medically unfit in February 1920, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
38, Addey St., Deptford, S.E.8.

AVERS, W., Private, R.A.S.C. He volunteered in 1915, and later in that year proceeded to France, where he was engaged in unloading the transports at the docks at Rouen. Invalided home, however, suffering from rheumatism, he was afterwards retained in England until 1917. when he was discharged as medically unfit for further services. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
65, Elderton Road, Lower Sydenham, S.E.26.

AVERY, E., Driver, R.A.S.C. (M.T.) He volunteered in December 1914, and sailing for Egypt in the following July served there for over a year. Sent to Salonika in November 1916, he was engaged on important transport duties in the Balkans, and was present at many engagements, including those in the Advance on the Strums. On the cessation of hostilities he returned home for demobilisation in March 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
27, Childers Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

AVEY, F., Stoker, R.N. He was serving at the outbreak of hostilities in H.M.S. "Philomel," which vessel was engaged on patrol duties in the Mediterranean, the Persian Gulf, the Suez Canal, and other waters. His ship was also employed in convoying troopships from Australia to various theatres of war, and had several escapes from enemy craft. He was demobilised in 1919, and holds the 1914-55 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
34, Egerton Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

AVIS, F., Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. Stationed in India when war broke out he was sent to France in 1914, and saw heavy fighting in several engagements, in eluding those of St. Eloi and Ypres. Wounded in the latter battle in 1915, he was evacuated to England, and after hospital treatment was invalided out of the Service in August 1916. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
5, Brighton Grove, New Cross, S.E.14.

AWCOCK, J. T. W., Pte., Honourable Artillery Co. He joined in May 1918, and after his training was engaged at various stations on important duties with his unit. He rendered valuable services, but was not successful in obtaining his transfer overseas before the cessation of hostilities. He was demobilised in April 1919.
78, Sparta Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

AYLEN, J. J., Corporal, East Surrey Regiment. He volunteered in August 1914, and embarked for France in the next month, and took part in severe fighting at Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, Hill 60, Loos, St. Eloi, Albert, the Somme, and Arras. He was wounded at the Capture of Vimy Ridge, and was sent home, but after six months in hospital rejoined his unit in France in September 1917, and fought in the Battles of Cambrai, the Somme, and Bapaume, and was present at the entry into Mons on Armistice Day. He returned home, and was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the 1954 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
9, Jenning's Road, East Dulwich, S.E.22.

AYLEN, W. D., Private, R.A.M.C. Volunteering in 1915, he was sent to the Western Front in the following year, and did good work with the Field Ambulance in the forward areas, and was present at the Battles of Vimy Ridge, and Bullecourt. He was later engaged on hospital duties at Etaples, and whilst serving there the hospital was bombed by hostile aircraft. Returning to England on the conclusion of hostilities he was demobilised in December 1918, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
6, Senate Street, Nunhead, SE15

AYLESBURY, C., Sergt., 1st Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Mobilised on the outbreak of war he embarked for France shortly afterwards and fought in the Retreat from Mons, in which he was wounded, the Battles of the Aisne, the Marne, Ypres, and was wounded again in September 1914. He was later in action at Neuve Chapelle, St. Eloi, Hill 60, and was wounded on the Somme in July 1916. On recovery he took part in severe fighting at Arras, and was wounded once more at Vimy Ridge in February 1917. After convalescence he was drafted to Italy, and in the course of his service there did good work during the Advance on the Piave. Returning to the Western Front in February 1918, he was engaged with his Battalion in the German Offensive, and subsequent Allied Advance, during which he was wounded for the fifth time at Cambrai in November 1918. He was discharged on account of service in February 1919, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 62, Glenister Road, E. Greenwich, S.E.10.

AYLETT, W., Gunner, R.G.A. Volunteering in August 1914, he embarked for France early in the following year, and fought in the Battles of Neuve Chapelle. Vimy Ridge, Arras, the Somme, Ploegsteert Wood, and Bullecourt. Transferred to Italy in 1917, he took part in operations on the Asiago Plateau and the Piave, where in November 1918. he was wounded. He was eventually demobilised in April 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. 12, Hadrian St., Greenwich, S.E.10.

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