Great War Memorials - Surnames V
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VERE, Walter (New 21/08/2018)
VERNEY, George (New 25/08/2015)
VINCENT, William Morris (Revised 27/11/2014)
VOKES, William (New 17/08/2015)
The husband of Eliza Vere, of 1120, 9th Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta.
Son of James and Harriett Verney, of Mitcham, Surrey; husband of Sarah Jane Verney, of Dean Street, Marlow, Bucks.
Any person or persons having claim or claims against the estate or estates of the following Officers, deceased -
or any of them, should forward their claims, with proofs, to the President, Committee of Adjustment, 3rd Echelon, G.H.Q., E.E.F., on or before Thursday 19th day of April, 1917, after which date no claims will be considered.
3rd Echelon, G.H.Q., E.E.F. Lt. Col.
Committee of Adjustment
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Vincent, William Morris, 2nd Lieut., 8th (Service) Battn. The Suffolk Regt., attd. 4th (Territorial) Battn. The Essex Regt., elder son of William Vincent, of Ebbsfleet, Epsom, Solicitor, by his wife, Elizabeth Mary, dau. of George Field Morris, of Wanstead; b. Wanstead, co. Essex, 1 July, 1890; educ. Haileybury, and in Switzerland; was admitted a Solicitor in July, 1914; joined the Inns of Court O.T.C. the following Oct.; was gazetted 2nd Lieut. The Suffolk Regt. 12 Dec 1914; served with the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in Egypt and Palestine from Jan. 1916, being attached to the 4th Battn. The Essex Regt., and was killed in action at Gaza 26 March, 1917. He m. at Epsom, 10 Dec. 1915, Florence Marianne (St. Martin's Croft, Epsom), dau. of Harley Mair Grellier, of Epsom.
LIEUT VINCENT KILLED.-The death has occurred in action of 2nd Lieut. William Morris Vincent, Suffolk Regiment, who was attached to the Essex Regiment. He was the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. William Vincent, of Ebbsfleet, Epsom, and his wife (who was a Miss Grellier) resides at St. Martin's Croft, Epsom. The deceased officer was 26 years of age.
WILLIAM MORRIS VINCENT, of the Suffolk Regiment was attached to the 4th Battalion Essex Regiment in Palestine, and in the first attack on Gaza, on the 26th March 1917, he was killed in action.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERNThis is to certify that W.Vokes of 112, Wyndam Road, Camberwell, has been in our employ about 5½ years, as Fitters Mate.
During this period he has proved himself to be a steady, reliable and industrious worker, and a good timekeeper.
He leaves us this day of his own accord, and with our good wishes.Works Manager
Origin unknown. He was in France, was not under fire. Developed delusions of persecution. His mental state has not improved. Cause:- Syphilis (about 16 years ago). Active service contributory - stress of campaign. Permanent.He was pensioned off from the Army and received 2 shillings per week for his child Doris Annie Louise. William's discharge papers tell us that his complexion was fair, his eyes were grey and his hair was brown. Also noted was his trade 'Fitter', but against this was written 'indifferent'.