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- Biography -
- Dudley Hammond Black -

Unknown person Name : Dudley Hammond Black

Son of Thomas Fraser Black and Annie Black, of 3A, St. Boniface Gardens, Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

Born 1890 Kensington.
  Census information :

1901 : Thomas and Annie Black, with their children including Dudley aged 10, are at 1, Blendworth Terrace, Ventnor. Thomas Black is a Butler (domestic).

1911 : Dudley Hammond Black, aged 20, is a Boarder with the Cutland family at 22 Middle Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth. Dudley Black is a Grocer's Assistant.

A fellow Boarder is Bert John Pascoe who died in 1919.
  Service Details :

2/Lt Dudley Hammond Black, 20th Bn. attd 17th Bn., King's Liverpool Regt.

Previously served in the ranks with the Royal Fusiliers and the Royal Engineers.
  Casualty Details :

Died 8 May 1918, aged 28

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
CWGC Record
Ventnor  Holy Trinity Church D H Black memorial Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ventnor War Memorial
Ventnor Holy Trinity Church Memorial to D H Black
Ventnor Holy Trinity Church War Memorial
St Lawrence War Memorial
St Lawrence Roll of Honour
County War Memorial
  Documents :


Friday, September 28, 1917 Page 1

Dudley H. Black, of this town, has been gazetted to a 2nd Lieutenancy in the King's Liverpool Regiment, and leaves the town to-day (Friday) to join his new regiment at Pembroke.


Friday, June 28, 1918 Page 2

Mr. and Mrs. Black, 97, High Street, Ventnor, whose son, Lieutenant Dudley Hammond Black, King's Liverpool Regt., has been missing for some time, have received information from the Red Cross at Geneva that his name has not yet appeared on the lists of prisoners which are transmitted from Germany.


Friday, December 27, 1918 Page 3

The sad news was received on Christmas Eve from the British Red Cross Society that 2nd Lieut. Dudley Hammond Black, 20th Batt., King's Liverpool Regt., died shortly after he was wounded on the 8th May last. He was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T.F. Black, 97, High Street, Ventnor, and was previously reported wounded and missing.


Friday, May 9, 1919 Page 2

BLACK. - In loving memory of Dudley Hammond Black, 2nd Lieutenant, King's Liverpool Regiment, killed May 8th, 1918.
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for newspaper research

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Page last updated : 7 March 2012


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