WW1 Burials at London Road, Coventry

Further details for some of the London Road First World War burials:

Horace Frederick Bennett Gunner Royal Field Artillery

Son of Frederick, a Watch Guilder, and Emily Bennett. Born 12/02/1891 at 26 court, 4 house, Spon Street. Resided at 36 Sherbourne Street. Water Meter fitter. Enlisted April 1915. Died of injuries received in an accident at Colchester 01/02/1916. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

The four sons of Arthur and Fanny Giles

Photo of Joseph, Afred, William and Stephen Giles of Coventry

Picture shows Joseph James Giles (1st Border Reg), Alfred Giles (9th Wiltshire Reg), William Giles (1st Hampshires) and Stephen Walter Giles (1st Warwickshires)

Private Stephen Walter Giles 4th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

The son of Arthur & Fanny Giles of 32 Alma Street. Born 12/09/1895 at Bewdley. Resided at 32 Alma Street. Plumber. Enlisted in 1914. Gassed at Loos, died in Coventry 15/02/1918. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry. His older brother Joseph James, a Lance Corporal in the 1st Battalion Border Regiment, was killed in action at Gallipoli 11/06/1915.

The three sons of Daniel and Emma Whitehouse

The three sons of Daniel and Emma Whitehouse

Photo shows LEFT: Sergeant John Albert Whitehouse (Royal Flying Corps), CENTRE Private Daniel Whitehouse (2nd Royal Warwickshires) and RIGHT Private H Whitehouse (Grenadier Guards)

Private Daniel Whitehouse of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment

The son of Daniel and Emma Whitehouse, Daniel (pictured below, seated) was born on the 18/04/1894 in St Michael’s parish Coventry. He was married to Louie and they resided at Stockton Road. Daniel worked as a Mechanic and enlisted in September 1914. After he was wounded at the Dardanelles he returned home and died later at Coventry on 31/10/1918, aged 24. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

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