World War I Names: I-L

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IVELL, George Edwin. Formerly of 100th Winnipeg Grenadiers; Canadian Expeditionary Force; attested 28-03-1916, Winnipeg. Born Snodland, 21-12-1871 or 1872; in 1916 of 376, King Edward St., St James, Manitoba, Canada; married Eliza […] 4th qtr. 1906, Malling District; occupation: handyman/labourer; religion: C of E

JACKSON. R.N. Roll of Honour 1-3 [no Christian name in any of the lists]. Is probably:

JACKSON, Thomas John. ‘Navy Reserve’ at baptism of son David, All Saints, 27 Sep 1918. Address: 5 Holborough Terrace.

JEFFREY, Christopher. Roll of Honour 1-3

JEFFREYS, F. Roll of Honour 2-3

JEFFERYS, LOUIS THOMAS, MM. Rifleman R/3396, 12th Bn., King’s Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action, 18 September 1916. Born c.1897, Birling; enlisted: Chatham; residence: Snodland. No known grave. Memorials: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France: Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B; All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial: Snodland Cemetery. Awarded MM : London Gazette Suppl. 17-02-1917. Service record survives. Born Snodland 1 Mar 1897; son of Thomas, a bricklayer, and Ada Jefferys of Bramley Road (1904), then Oxford Street.

JENNER, S. W. L/Cpl, 632368, London Regt.; wounded: KM, 26 Jan 1918

JENNINGS, Charles. Roll of Honour 1-3

JESSUP, Harold. 3rd Btn. the Buffs; Oxfordshire and Bucks Light Infantry, no. 8265 (later 5273104); attested Chatham 24-07-1906; machine gunner; served in India 1910-1914, Turkey in Asia 1914-15; India and Iraq to1919; various promotions to C.S.M. in 1923; discharged 05-08-1924. Service record survives. Born Snodland c.1890, son of Amos and Ellen of 1 Portland Place; married Doris Hilda […], St Alban’s, Teddington, 17-02-1923; occupation: labourer.

JOHNSON, BERTIE JAMES. Gunner 154063, 286th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery, killed in action, 29 November 1917. Born: Snodland; enlisted: Tunbridge Wells; residence: Snodland. Buried: Oxford Road Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, grave V. A. 7. Memorials: All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery; mentioned on family memorial at Snodland Cemetery NE P 5; New Jerusalem, Snodland. Baptized at All Saints, Snodland, 11-10-1882; married Jessie Maud Wingate at the New Jerusalem Church, 24-2-1906; a cooper; lived in Malling Road. Worked at Peters Cement Works, Wouldham. Memorial in Cemetery: [P 4-5] 570, 687. Book memorial and double-sized kerb. JAMES JOHNSON / who died / March 28th 1916 / aged 56 years / And his wife / SOPHIA EMILY / who died November 16th 1931, aged 69 years / Thy will be done; // Also his sons JAMES WILLIAM / JOHNSON / who died / October 1st 1912 / aged 25 years / Signaller BERTIE [JAMES] / JOHNSON / R. G. A. / who was killed / in France / November 28th / 1917 / aged 35 years

JOHNSON, Robert Henry. Attested Chatham, 23 [?] [?] papers very damaged; service 1 yr 45 days. Service record survives. Born Snodland c.1893, son of William George and Anne of London & County Westminster Bank, High Street; farm labourer

JohnsonJOHNSON, WILLIAM GEORGE. Private 9674, 8th Bn., Yorkshire (Alexandra, Princess of Wales) Regiment, died in England, 5 February 1917, aged 19. Born: Snodland; enlisted: Chatham; to France ‘at beginning of the war’; head wound January 1915; received bullet in right foot; residence: Shirebrook, Derby. Died in Newcastle Hospital; buried: Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St. Andrew’s and Jesmond) Cemetery, Northumberland, grave W. U. 453. [Death reported KM 7 Feb 1917] Born c.1897, son of William and Elizabeth, formerly of Bramley Road (1901) and High Street (1911); she later Elizabeth Excell of Fernland Cottage, South Ascot, Berks. Educated at Hook’s School, Holborough Road

JONES, H[arold] G[lover]. Reese. Roll of Honour 1-3. Son of Congregational Pastor, John Reese Jones (at Snodland 1911-1918); aged 17 on 2 April 1911, when the family was living in Goddington Road, Strood

JOY, Henry Ulgar. Private 15547, R.A.M.C.; attested Maidstone 15 April 1901; joined at Aldershot 17 April 1901; South Africa 1901-4; discharged on termination of his initial engagement 14 April 1913. Service record survives. Son of William and Eliza, Meadow Villa; b. Aylesford; bapt. All Saints Snodland, 19-12-1881; bur. Snodland cemetery 1968.

JOYCE, Arthur Daniel. ‘R.N.’ at baptism of son Kenneth Arthur Victor, All Saints, 6 Apr 1919; ‘Leading Cook’ at baptism of daughter Hazel Mary Enid, 22 July 1923. Address: Brook House; wife Gertrude Mary Eugenie

JUDGES, AMOS. King’s Royal Rifles, rifleman no. 1677; attested Chatham 10-09-1914; service in France; various transfers; wounded: gun shot wound to head 10-05-1915; forearm and right hand 08-04-1916; BPCM Roll of Honour states he was wounded three times and gassed; 100% tuberculosis of lungs; discharged 26-06-1918 to 48 Goddington Road, Strood. [Assumed to be the ‘A. J. Judges’ on memorials at Cemetery and All Saints.] Service record survives. Born Snodland; baptised All Saints 04-06-1882; son of George and Ellen M. of 13 Orchard Cottages; occupation: lime loading and burning at Lee & Son; married Ethel Nash, Registry Office, Sheerness, 11-10-1916; buried Cemetery 02-02-1920, aged 38

JUDGES, E[rnest Arthur?]. Roll of Honour 2-3. [?born c.1882, Aylesford; married Ada; address: 2 Wells Terrace; cement labourer]

JUDGES, FRANCIS ALFRED [Also Alfred J.]. Lance Corporal 19089 [or 69089], 37th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf), (formerly Royal West Kent Regiment 120), killed in action, 30 November 1917, aged 21. Enlisted 18th Aug., 1914. No known grave. Memorials: Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France, Panel 12 and 13; All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery. Son of Francis and Alice Judges, of 32, Churchill Rd., Grav

KAY, Robert Taylor. ‘Soldier’ at baptism of daughter Flora Mercy, All Saints, 19 Aug. 1918. Address; Snodland; wife Alice Elizabeth

KEATING, Arthur James. ‘Soldier on active service’ aged 24 at marriage to Violet Annie Austin, Christ Church, 1 Jan 1916. Father: John

KEELEG, A. Roll of Honour 2-3 [?Error for KEELEY?]

kemsleyKEMSLEY. JACK. Rifleman 2200, 4th Bn., Rifle Brigade, died of wounds, 25 May 1915, London Hospital, Whitechapel, aged 26. Born: Snodland; enlisted: Mill Hill; residence: Ightham. Buried Snodland Cemetery, 28 May 1915, grave 95. Memorials: All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery; New Jerusalem, Snodland. Service record survives. ‘He was at the Front for six months from the commencement of the war, was wounded in the hand at the retreat of Mons, and sent home. He returned to the front about eight weeks ago and had his leg broken by shrapnel at the terrible battle at Ypres. He crawled out of the trench for about 18 yards, and then got the gas fumes, which rendered him unconscious. He was picked up and conveyed to Boulogne Hospital, and subsequently to the London Hospital, where, after a few days care and attention, his leg had to be amputated. He succumbed to the shock, etc.’ [KM 12 June 1915] Baptized at All Saints, Snodland: 6 August 1890; son of John (1847-1917), retired licensed victualler, of Constitution Hill and Mary Ann Kemsley Husband of Florence Emily Teideman (formerly Kemsley), of 18, Lennox Buildings, Wandsworth Rd., Vauxhall, London.

KENYON, George Lewis. Royal Defence Corps, no. 32263; attested 21-07-1915. Service record survives. Born Snodland, c.1870; Vine Cottages, High Street

KIMBER, Herbert. Royal West Kent, private no. 7985; attested 15-12-1904; service in India to 1912, then home; active service 14-08-1914 to 28-12-1918; service record survives. Born Snodland, son of George of 14 Birling Road

KING, Edward Arthur. British Legion application: enlisted Royal Field Artillery 08-01-1916, no. 212019; B.E.F. France; driver from 27-09-1917; discharged 11-02-1919. Service record survives. Woodlands Farm, Snodland, cowman; mother Eliza Ann of Larkfield.

KING, Sidney Alec. Roll of Honour 2-3. Born 1890, Snodland; baptised All Saints 26 February 1890; son of John and Mary Ann of 6 Church Fields (1891)

KINGSBURY, Daniel Albert. ‘Discharged Soldier’ at baptism of son Jesse Humphrey, All Saints, 22 Aug 1918. Address: 7 Bull Fields, with wife Florence Ethel

KnightKNIGHT, JAMES STANLEY. Private T/202706, The Buffs, 7th Btn., joined 5 Feb 1917; to France July 1917; married; address 3 Queen’s Road; missing since 12 October 1917; employed at Gravesend Imperial Mills. Killed 12 Oct 1917; buried Cement House Cemetery, north of Ypres, grave VII.A.8 Memorial: Gravesend Imperial Mills

KNOTT, Albert William. ‘Discharged Wounded Soldier’ at baptism of son Harry Albert William, All Saints, 11 Apr 1920. Address: Ferry House; wife Bertha Elizabeth

KNOTT, Edward. Roll of Honour 3. [?born c.1895, West Malling; son of George and Ruth of East Street (1911); inmate in Industrial School (1911)]

knottKNOTT, George [Edward]. Roll of Honour 1-3. 1st Gloucestershire Regiment; wounded [KM 2 and 5 June 1915], in London Hospital with compound fracture just above the ankle. [?born Snodland or Burham; baptised All Saints, 18 February 1891; married Florence Elizabeth; son of James and Minnie; address Queen’s Avenue from 1914 to death; buried Cemetery 20 August 1942, aged 51; Commission Agent; paper maker (1911-14); ship’s steward (1917)]

LAMBETH, Bernard. Royal Army Medical Corps Territorials, no. 495285; Royal Army Medical Corps, no. 41448; attested [illegible]; service from 11-11-1919; discharged 17-12-1919 unfit – left knee. Roll of Honour 1-3. Service record survives. Baptised All Saints 18-12-1896, son of Thomas and Icitt A., formerly of 9 Mount Pleasant (1901); then of 89 Milton St., Maidstone; Labourer

LAMBETH, Frank. Roll of Honour 1-2. [?Baptised All Saints 18 December 1896, son of Thomas and Icitt A., formerly of 9 Mount Pleasant (1901); then of 89 Milton St., Maidstone

LAMBETH, Frederick. Roll of Honour 1-3. [?son of Thomas and Icitt A., born c.1897]

LambethLAMBETH, GEORGE EDWARD. Enlisted in King’s Royal Rifles 3 Sep 1914; to France July 1915; transferred to R.F.C.: Flight Sergeant 88285, 22nd Sqdn., Royal Flying Corps; killed during an aerial fight 9 September 1917, aged 22. Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France, grave IV. G. 5. Memorials: All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery. [Death recorded KM 3 Oct 1917]: ‘After our formation crossed the lines, a patrol of several German machines was seen and attacked. Unfortunately, during the engagement another large German formation came up, and your son was suddenly seen to fall over his gun, the pilot being killed almost at the same moment, and the machine fell out of control and crashed in hostile territory.’ Born c.1895, son of Walter James and Caroline E. Lambeth, of 6 Parkstone Terrace [55] Bramley Road, Snodland, Kent.

LAMBETH, [Thomas] William. Roll of Honour 3. [?Baptised All Saints 7 April 1886; son of Thomas and Icitt A. formerly of 9 Mount Pleasant (1901); then of 89 Milton St., Maidstone]

LAMBERT, Leslie George. formerly 13th R.R.; Canadian Expeditionary Force; attested 23-08-1915; occupation: chef; religion: C of E. Born Snodland, 06-11-1896; baptised 19-01-1896, Christ Church; son of George Samuel Sharp and Mahala, 31 Malling Road

LangridgeLANGRIDGE, AMOS ALFRED. Lance Corporal 64031, 10th Bn., Royal Fusiliers (formerly Private 5325, 4th Btn, The Buffs), killed in action, 25 August 1918, aged 34. Born: Snodland; enlisted: Maidstone; residence: Snodland. Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France, grave III. B. 3. [Death reported KM 28 Sep 1918.] Walthamstow War Memorial. A gas fitter; 3rd son of James (a cement labourer) and Sarah Langridge of Portland Place (1881), Birling Road (1891-1911); later Walnut Tree Farm, Birling (1918); husband of Winifred Annie Fisher (formerly Langridge), of 98, Carr Rd., Walthamstow, Essex; a gas fitter.

LANGRIDGE, Jesse Luke. ‘Naval stoker’ at baptism of daughter Edith Muriel at Christ Church on 21 January 1918. Address: Malling Road, with wife Edith Aylmer

LANGRIDGE, ROBERT NEIL ALFRED. Rifleman R/729, 11th Bn., King’s Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action, 9 April 1916. Born Tonbridge; enlisted: Chatham; residence: Folkestone. Buried: Essex Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, grave II. E. 2. Memorial: Christ Church, Lower Birling. [KM: In Memoriam: 6 Apr 1918] Baptized at Christ Church: 4 February 1894; son of Robert and Mary of the Freemason’s Arms, Ham Hill.

LANGRIDGE, Thomas George. ‘Soldier’ at baptism of son Thomas William at Christ Church 11 Aug 1921. Address: Canary Cottage; wife Verona Susannah

LANSDOWN, Frank. British Legion: address: Bramley Rd; Royal Army Service Corps; enlisted 01-01-1915 as Warrant Officer; discharged 05-04-1921; occupation: Civil Service

4187-george-thomas-stephen-larkin-1880-1917-4188-frances-nee-moon-1879-1944-4189-pansie-larkin-1910-2011LARKIN, George. Born c.1880 at Plaxtol; a paper packer at the paper mill; died 1917. Lived at The Groves, Birling Road.

LATTER, Leonard C.; British Legion: address: May St; 2nd Batt. Royal West Kent; enlisted 01-03-1916; L/Cpl; discharged xx-08-1919; occupation: Engine Driver

LAURENCE, R. R.N. Roll of Honour 1-3

LAURENCE, W. Roll of Honour 2-3

LAVENDER, A. Roll of Honour 2-3

LAVENDER, C. E. British Legion, no. 62: 43 Malling Road

LAVENDER, Harry. British Legion: 3 Temperance Terrace. ‘Soldier’ aged 26 at Marriage to Maude Charlotte Nye, Christ Church, 24 Feb 1917; baptism of son Harold Thomas, 27 Oct 1918. Address: Bramley Road

LAVENDER, Oliver Thomas. ‘Private R.A.M.C.’ aged 34 at marriage to Elizabeth Avery, All Saints 29 June 1915. Father: Thomas

LEDGER, Alfred. ‘Stoker R.N.’ at baptism of daughter Olive Bertha, All Saints, 2 Oct 1914. Address: 1 East St; wife Marianne

LEE, Frank. ‘Private, Worcestershire Regt.’ At baptism of daughter Nellie Victoria, All Saints, 10 Oct 1913. Address: 1 The Brook; wife Jane

LEVER, Sidney. Roll of Honour 3

LILLEY, British Legion, no. 58; Snodland

LipscombeLIPSCOMBE, JOHN. Sergeant 200999, 2nd/4th Bn., Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment); fought in Dardanelles, invalided home with poisoned hand; to Egypt, then Palestine; killed in action near Gaza, 19 April 1917, aged 34. Enlisted: Tonbridge; residence: Snodland. No known grave. Memorials: Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panel 41; All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery. [Death reported 26 May 1917] Educated British Schools, Holborough Road; former worker at Peters’ Cement Works. Husband of Annie Harriet Lipscombe, of 21, Birling Rd., Snodland, Kent.

LOCK, Frederick James Petty Officer 1st Class (Sailmaker) 347103; HMS “Formidable”, Royal Navy. Died Friday 1 January 1915 aged 30 years when Formidable was torpedoed. Born Snodland, Kent on 20th July 1885. Son of William Henry and Louisa Lock of Ashford, Kent, formerly (1891) of 9 Orchard Cottages, Holborough. Husband of Minnie Lock of 87 New Street, Ashford, Kent; no known grave. Memorials: Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 10; St Mary, Ashford. Frederick joined the Royal Navy at Chatham on 2nd December 1904 and signed up for 12 years service. He served in the following ships during this period – Andromeda (1904), Glory (1905), Cochrane (1907/08), Bacchante (1908/10), St George (1911), Falmouth (1912), Berwick (1912). Frederick joined HMS Formidable on 1st May 1913.

LONG, Leonard. Roll of Honour 2-3

LONGHURST, Frank Thomas. ‘Late of R.A.M.C.’ at baptism of son Albert, All Saints, 30 Aug 1916. Address: 43 Canterbury Street, Hillfield, Coventry

LONGHURST, George. ‘Munitioner’ at baptism of daughter Doris Ada, All Saints, 3 Sep 1918. Address: 8 Woodlands Terrace, Malling Road; wife Ada.

LONGHURST, GEORGE. Private 42826, 1st Bn., Worcestershire Regiment, died of wounds at convalescent centre, Tourgeville, 10 May 1918, aged 25. Born: Chatham; enlisted Maidstone; residence: Snodland. Buried: Tourgeville Military Cemetery, Calvados , France, grave IV. A. 2. Son of George and Eliza Longhurst, of 8, Woodland Terrace, Malling Rd., Snodland, Kent.

LOVE, Alfred. ‘Soldier’ at birth of daughter Isabel on 3 Nov 1916. Address: Birling Road; wife Minnie Elizabeth.

LOVE, H[arold?]. Private 572888; reported wounded KM 15 Dec 1917. ?Born Birling c.1892, son of Harry and Mary Ann of Constitution Hill

LOVE, J. British Legion, no. 43; 10 Council Cottages

LUTMAN. Roll of Honour 1-3 [No Christian name given]