Our colleague, Andrew Behan, did some searching and at the Cambridge Alumni Database he found a John Henry Buxton who was a trustee of the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Associati...
Music hall comedian, singer and musical theatre actor. Born at St Ann's Villas where the plaque now is, to a French father and Welsh mother. Married Florence, daughter of George Leybourne. His ful...
Person, Music / songs, Theatre, Humour
Actor. Son of an army officer he was born in Burma. The Son of Wilfrid Brambell in the TV series 'Steptoe and Son'. Died Hastings. Not to be confused with Harry Corbett, Sooty and Sweep's handler.
Person, Cinema, Humour, TV & Radio, Burma
Born London, son of Percy and Mabel. Served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves and died at Gallipoli. Buried at sea. Also commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial.
War dead, War Memorial WW1
Poet, writer and radio broadcaster. Born 59 South Lambeth Road, son of Percy and Mabel. Served in WW1. Wrote 'The Turkish Trench Dog'. Died at home in Kent where he had moved on the death of his ...
Person, Poetry, TV & Radio
Load More +
7 more subjects
Register to receive email updates whenever we publish new memorials.
Now available: TheLondon RemembersiPhone app.
12,210 brave WW1 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.
23,831 brave WW2 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.