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William Albert Belcham

Also Known As: "Cherry"
Birthplace: Teddington?, Twickenham, Middlesex, England (United Kingdom)
Death: January 03, 1918 (24) (WW1 Casualty 24 years old - killed in loss of vessel in North Sea)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Richard Cherry and Kate Cherry
Brother of Susannah Lydia Cherry; Jessie May Cherry; John Cherry; Alice Augusta Cherry; Christopher Harry Cherry and 2 others

Occupation: 1901 - 7; 1911 - 17, Fishmonger's Assistant;Stoker 1st Class Royal Navy
Birth Registration: BELCHAM, WILLIAM ALBERT - GRO Reference: 1893 D Quarter in KINGSTON ON THAMES Volume 02A Page 357
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About William Albert Belcham

Service Number: K/24749
Regiment & Unit/Ship - Royal Navy
H.M. S/M. "G8."

Date of Death - Died 03 January 1918

Age 24 years old

Buried or commemorated at

Country of Service United Kingdom
Additional Info
Son of Kate Cherry, of 1, Osborne Cottages, Vale Rd., Claygate, Surrey. Born at Teddington, Middx.


UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1848-1939
Name William Albert Belcham
Gender Male
Birth Date 28 Sep 1895. Incorrect as birth registration 1893
Birth Place Twickenham Mid'sex
First Service Date 9 Mar 1915
First Ship Served On Pembroke II
Last Service Date 14 Jan 1918
Last Ship Served On Lucia
Service Number K24749
The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services; Class: ADM 188; Piece: 916

London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1923

Name William Albert Belcham
Gender Male
Record Type Baptism
Baptism Date 20 Oct 1893
Baptism Place St Peter and St Paul, Teddington, Richmond Upon Thames, England
Mother Kate Belcham (Single woman)
Register Type Parish Register
Address - 2 Bush? Cottages, Waldegrave Road Richmond Upon Thames
London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; London Church of England Parish Registers; Reference Number: DRO/043/A/01/002

1901 Census

William CHERRY son 7 born Teddington
Middlesex Twickenham

William R Cherry Head 31, General Labourer born Ashedon Buckinghamshire
Kate Cherry wife 29 born Middlesex Teddington
William Cherry son 7 born Middlesex Teddington
Jessie M Cherry dau 2 born Middlesex Twickenham
John Cherry son 2m born Middlesex Twickenham
Class: RG13; Piece: 1189; Folio: 58; Page: 50

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William Albert Belcham's Timeline

September 28, 1893
Teddington?, Twickenham, Middlesex, England (United Kingdom)
January 3, 1918
Age 24