War memorial at St James' Streatham commemorating the WW1 losses by street erected in 1920 In Fallsbrook Road there were 20 men made the ultimate sacrifice in a street of 166 houses and maisonettes - covered in John Brown's book "Fascinating Streatham" available from the Streatham Society
George Elliott Lowes Bowlby, born in Meerut, India. Educated Colet Court and St Pauls School. After School worked at Lloyds and then Cox and Co. The son of the Reverend A Bowlby of St James' Streatham.
8th Batallion Lincolnshire Regiment killed by a German Sniper whist crawling along a spate to inspect a part which had been blown in
The colonel of the 9th Batallion wrote:
"I had the pleasure of serving with your son in the 8th Ballion and again in this and manfully appreciate what loss to you will mean
The Chaplain wrote:
Your son was always tremendously keen in his work and we all considered him one of the most zealous officers