Napier, David Henry


War Service:
Private 1428 DAVID HENRY NAPIER of ‘B’ Squadron, 1st battalion, 2nd County of London Yeomanry (Westminster Dragoons) died in Egypt on 11 August 1915, aged 25. He enlisted at Bread Street Hill in the City. The battalion served in the Middle East from September 1914 until August 1917. They took part in the Gallipoli campaign as infantry sustaining heavy casualties. It is likely that David Napier was wounded there.

He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at the church of St James, Hatcham.

He was the son of William and Olive Napier, of Small Street, Weston Street, Bermondsey. He was born in Holborn.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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