Plaque

Albert Reginald Twyford

Erection date: 11/11/2012

Inscription

Private Reginald Albert Twyford 1901 - 1916, 13th (Service) Battalion (Wandsworth) East Surrey Regiment. Volunteered at 14 years old. Killed in action in France 8th August 1916 aged 15.
2011
Wandsworth Council

The plaque gives his first names as Reginald Albert in that order. However, his birth is registered as Albert Reginald. The 1901 census lists him as Albert, whilst in the 1911 census he appears as Reggie.

Site: Albert Reginald Twyford (1 memorial)

SW15, Roehampton High Street, 16

His address in the 1901 census is given as 8 Roehampton High Street, although as can be seen in the photograph, the plaque is located at number 16. Presumably, the street was later renumbered.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Albert Reginald Twyford

Soldier. At 14 years old, he managed to conceal his real age when he voluntee...

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