WW1~ relatives

16 April 2018 By Burnt Off


Albert Hamilton McNeice
My GrandUncle
Birth: 1886
Regiment: Royal

Service Number:

Additional Information:



Ernest Llewellyn Walters Button
My 1st cousin (3x removed)
Birth: 10th Dec 1866
Place: Brighton,West Sussex
Regiment: Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 7th Batt.
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: G/7712
Death: 23rd Feb 1917
Place: France
Aged: 51 years
Thiepval Memorial : Pier&Face 11C



BUTTON, Private, GEORGE THOMAS, 6288041. 4th Bn.

The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regt.). 17th June 1940. Age 20.

Son of George and Dorothy Eva Button, of Ashford, Kent. 1. E. 41.




Joseph Ernest Darling

My 1st Cousin x1 of 1st cousin

Birth: April 1894

Place: Ashford Middlesex

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers 3rd Batt.

Rank: Private

Service Number: 14464

Death: 3rd May 1915

Place: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Aged: 20 years

Additional Information :

Ypres Memorial : (MENIN GATE)( Panels 6/8 )

Son of Joseph Edwin and Sarah Darling

of 1, Park Villas, Park Rd., Ashford, Middx.


William John McNeice

My GrandUncle

Birth 1884

Place: Lurgan

Regiment: London Regiment

5th Batt. (City of London)London Rifle Brigade

(Formerly 4244,8th London Regt.)

Rank: Rifleman

Service Number: 304012

Additional Information:

Rifleman William McNeice

was home for the funeral of his brother Wilson in Oct 1915

Mortally Wounded in Action 8th Oct 1916

Died: 9th Oct 1916

Place: Somme, France

Burial: Thiepval Memorial Plot: Pier & Face 9D


Departement de la Somme





Thomas McNeice

My GrandUncle

Birth : 11th May 1880


Regiment: Royal

Rank: Pte. Promoted to Sgt. 20 Nov.1917

Service Number : 5711

Army service:

Ireland 26 Feb 1900-21 Sept 1903

India 22 Sept 1903-10 Dec 1908

Ireland 11 Jan 1909-13 Sept 1914

France 14 Sept 1914-07 May 1918

Ireland 08 May 1918.

Additional Information:

Survived the War

Pension still being given to Thomas or Widow in 1947


NPL William McNeice 1 Flush Place Lurgan Armagh

H C not proven same William,

but probably signed Ulster Covenant


NPL Rifleman William John McNeice (Find A Grave)

Birth: unknown

Death: Jul. 1, 1916

Inscription: Royal Irish Rifles

Note: 4869 Burial: Thiepval Memorial Thiepval, France

Plot: Pier and Face 15 A and 15 B. Find A Grave Memorial# 12469