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6 March 1915 : Rifleman Basil Heathcote Clarke


6 March 1915 : Rifleman Basil Heathcote Clarke 1/9th Bn Queen Victoria’s Rifles The London Regiment (Territorial Force) Son of Henry (a former journalist from Durban) and Florence (née Clarke) . Educated at Oakfield School, Church End.  At the 1911 Census Basil, age 17, was living at home (17 Burchwood Mansions, Muswell Hill) with his parents an…

26 March 1915: Pte Hugh Ching (Alias Hugh William Power)


Only son of Richard Ching (Grocer’s Assistant) of 180, Eswyn Road, Tooting and wife Annie.  Educated at Stockwell School In 1891, age 4, Hugh was at home with his family, older sisters Mabel (8) and Florence (6) and Aunt Elizabeth Ching (31) on Aytown Road, Brixton  In 1901, age 14, Hugh was living at home in Brixton, still on Aytown Rd, with hi…