Lancelot Palmer

Date of Birth

Unknown

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1913-1915

Job(s)

Franklin Street C.S., Deptford

Service number

5477

WW1 rank

Private

London Regiment, Prince of Wales’ Own Civil Service Rifles, 15th Battalion

Date of death

15 September 1916

Buried/memorial

Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval (Grave/Memorial reference: IX. C. 7.)

Biography

Private Lancelot Palmer was son of Jonas and Emily Jane Palmer. He attended Borough Road College for two years where he was very academically involved. He passed, with credit, the advanced courses in English, History, Maths, French, and Latin, as well as passing music. He is listed as being destined for a school in Deptford. After leaving the college he enlisted into the 15th Battalion London Regiment, and was unfortunately killed on 15 September 1916.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 1916 Annual Report

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