Little, Ronald Henry


War Service:
Rifleman 394627 RONALD HENRY LITTLE of 2/9th battalion London Regiment (Queen Victoria’s Rifles), he enlisted at Camberwell and was killed in action on 20 August 1918.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, panel 10.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials at St Cyprian’s church in Brockley and the church of St James, Hatcham.

Ronald Henry Little was born 17 March 1899 in Anerley, Surrey. He moved to Brockley in 1906. He was the son of Henry John Little [c. 1870 Shaw, Near Melksham, Wilts - 21 November 1939 Brockley][A railway signalman in 1911 and later Station Master at Brockley Station and Sarah Florence Nightingale Little [c. 1875 St Marks Road, Kennington - march Quarter 1943 in the Deptford Registration District; nee Bishop ]. Ronald enrolled at Woodland Road School, Lambeth 29 June 1903 and left 26 Feburary 1906 to move to Brockley. They also had 3 other children Mable Florence [c. 1897 Anerley after 1911], Cyril Edward [c. 1901 Anerley - After WW2][Peter's father. He joined the RAF in 1918 and served during the Second World War as a Station Warrant Officer at RAF Abingdon. He was awarded the MBE at the end of the war and mention twice in Dispatches.] and Muriel Frances [c. 1905 Upper Norwood - after 1911], [she was at St Hilda, Oakland Road, Boxley Heath on the 1911 Census].


Contributed By: Andy Pepper and Peter Little [Nephew]
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