Giles, Albert Arthur MM


War Service:
Company Sergeant Major ALBERT ARTHUR GILES of the 20th Battalion the London Regiment died on 5 December 1917, at No.15 Casualty Clearing Station from wounds sustained at Cambrai. He joined the London Regiment on 2 September 1914 and was awarded the Military Medal after the Battle of the Somme.

He is buried and remembered in Achiet-le-Grand Communal cemetery extension near Arras

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at St Stephen’s Church Lewisham High Street and on the war memorial of the Sydenham, Forest Hill & District Tradesmen’s Benefit Society and also on the 20th London Regiment Roll of Honour.

He was 25 years old, the son of William and Annie Giles, of 61 Algernon Road, Lewisham. He was educated at St Stephen's school, Lewisham and went on to be a clerk.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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