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World War One - Roll of Honour
William Legh Palmer
1869 Selly Oak, Worcestershire
Son in law of Major George Taylor at Coombe Grove, Hastingleigh
Father of William Legh Broughton Palmer (also listed on the roll of honour.)
1891 address: St. Mary's Royal Engineers Barracks, Gillingham, Kent
1901 address: Captain in Royal Artillery, Sheerness Garrison, Kent
1918 Absent Voters List for East Ashford Registration District, has him registered as living in Coombe Grove, Hastingleigh
after the war he was at Elmfield House, Colne, Wiltshire
1897 Ethel Carrie Taylor (Medway Reg. District)
29 June 1955 at 2 Westcote Road, Reading, Berkshire.
Probate of his Will was granted on 07 Oct 1955 to his son William Boughton Legh Palmer £8299.17.0
MID- Mentioned in Dispatches 20 October 1914, 11 December 1917, 22 June 1918 and 23 December 1918.
Honoured in 1919 New Years Honours List. CMG - Companion of the most distinguished order of St Michael and St George.
Is listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church