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World War One - Roll of Honour

Lieutenant Colonel

William Legh Palmer
C.M.G.

Born:

1869 Selly Oak, Worcestershire

Service No.

Regiment(s)

Royal Engineers

Military Notes:

Family Notes:

Son in law of Major George Taylor at Coombe Grove, Hastingleigh 
Father of William Legh Broughton Palmer (also listed on the roll of honour.)
1871 address:
1881 address:
1891 address: St. Mary's Royal Engineers Barracks, Gillingham, Kent
1901 address: Captain in Royal Artillery, Sheerness Garrison, Kent
1911 address:

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

Civilian Occupation:

Army career

Married:

1897 Ethel Carrie Taylor (Medway Reg. District)

Died:

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

Other:

MID- Mentioned in Dispatches 20 October 1914, 11 December 1917,    22 June 1918 and 23 December 1918.
Honoured in 1919 New Years Honours List. C
MG - Companion of the most distinguished order of St Michael and St George.

Is listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church

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