52207 Private John Edward Wormall, 2nd Border Regiment,

From Routine Orders 2nd Border Regt


His service record is on FmP

1897 Born at Walthamstow (he added 2 years to his age on enlisting)

1901 census at Lancaster Rd, Walthamstow

1913 Apr 24 enlists in Middlesex Regt Special Reserve

1914 Apr 20 Enlisted with Middlesex Regt

1914 Aug 30 Sentenced 84 days for being asleep on sentry duty


1915 Jun 7 Gas poison

1919 Feb 7. 3 years gaol for theft, commuted to 1 year gaol.

1919 Nov 8 Released from Maidstone Gaol. Sentence remitted

1920 Mar 1. One years hard labour commuted to 9 months, for disobeying orders and using violence against a superior officer

1920 Mar 13. Templemore Ireland accidentally killed attempting to escape from a railway carriage whist being escorted to the Detention Barracks Cork. Based at Castlebar.


Irish GRO Death Vol 3. p388 Thurles Jan/Mar 1920

Now on CWGC

Soldiers died in Ireland