Other names: Herbert William
Locations in this story: DardanellesHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, TurkeyEnglefield Green, Egham, SurreyGallipoli, TurkeyShaftesburyBerwick St. John, Wiltshire
Story: Herbert William Joyce was born in 1895 in Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey and was baptised there at St. Jude's Church on 24th November 1895. He was the son of William John Joyce, a Cowman, and Elizabeth Annie Joyce (née 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.