Eggleton, J G
JOHN GEORGE EGGLETON
Remembered with honour Pozieres Memorial: Panel 10 to 13.
He enlisted in Camberwell, London, and was formerly 6118 3rd/6th (City of London) Battalion London Regiment (City of London Rifles) and Private 323103 6th London Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, John’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Louisa Sophia (nee BUDD) and the late Charles EGGLETON.
His parents married 25 December 1884 at All Soul’s, Newington, London. Charles died 1917 in the St Alban’s, Herts, district aged 52, and was buried 15 March at All Saints, Leavesden, Herts; Louisa died 31 October 1928 in Bricket Wood, Herts, aged 67.
John was born 1891 in Camberwell, and baptised 28 February 1893 at St John the Divine, Kennington, London.
On the 1891 Census, aged 1 month he lived in Camberwell, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 10 he still lived in Camberwell, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a coach painter aged 20, he still lived in Camberwell, with his parents and one sibling.
Unit253rd Engineering and Mining Company
Date of death16/04/1918
Age at death26
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)