Berwick St. John War Memorial

Herbert William Joyce

Surname: Joyce
Other names: Herbert William
Other people in this story:
William John Joyce
Elizabeth Annie Joyce nee Dennis
Locations in this story:
Dardanelles
Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey
Gallipoli, Turkey
Shaftesbury
Berwick St. John, Wiltshire

Story:
Herbert William Joyce was born in 1895 in Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey. He was the son of William John Joyce, a Cowman, and Elizabeth Annie Joyce (nee Dennis). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Domestic Hall Boy and living with his parents in Englefield Green. He enlisted at Shaftesbury on 25th August, 1914 as a Private and joined the 5th Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 10108) and was presumably living in the area at the time. He served in the Dardanelles and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 9th August 1915 and his name appears on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey (Panel 136 to 139). He is remembered on the Berwick St. John War Memorial.

Images:
  • St. John the Baptist Church, Berwick St. John 01
  • Berwick St John War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives