Carshalton, All Saints

All Saints, Carshalton sent just two members to war: Frank Pickering did not return, giving it the joint third-highest death rate in the association, along with Benhilton and Hersham (Merstham had the worst death rate, with neither of its men returning, and Redhill had three out of five killed). The two men were:

  • Rifleman Frank Pickering † Missing presumed killed, 15 July 1917 — 16th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps
  • ?Henry Stanley — Army Service Corps [listed as RASC on original roll, no definite confirmation of his military service, only H Stanley in census is Henry

Originally from Buckinghamshire, Frank Pickering is commemorated on the main Carshalton War Memorial (more detail can be found via the link to Andy Arnold’s website about the memorial), and also the rather more unusual Willie Bird cross, commemorating the regulars at a pub in the Wrythe (information also via Andy Arnold), and in his home town of Wing, Buckinghamshire (via the Buckinghamshire Remembers website).

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