War Records JOHN WHITE WESTHORP
Born: 1899, Regent’s Park, London.
Baptised: 24th July 1899, at St. Mark’s Church, Regent’s Park, Middlesex. Parents: Annie & John Westhorp – an Architect.
Died: 30th May 1918; age: 18; KiA at the Battle of Marne.
Enlistment Location: Lewisham, London. Joined the London regiment in July 1917, and volunteered for France in March, 1918, where he was attached to the Gloucestershire Regiment.
Rank: Private/Rifleman; Service Number: 44666.
Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment, 8th Battalion, Civil Service Rifles.
Formerly 537003, London Regiment.
1901 13, Regent’s Park Road, London.
John was a year old and living with his parents & sister.
John White Westhorp, 33, an Architect, born Regent’s Park, London.
Annie Westhorp (nee Wilding), 29, born Ipswich.
Gladys Mary Westhorp, 7, born Bloomsbury, London.
1911 ‘Homedale’ Benhill Avenue, Sutton, Surrey.
John was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
John, 43, an Architect – employer.
Richard Francis Westhorp, 7, born Regent’s Park. London.
Sterling George Westhorp, 2, born Sutton, Surrey.
1 general domestic servant.
John’s father, John White Westhorp was a First-class cricketer, active 1888 – 1894 for Middlesex.
Ipswich School Magazine November 1918.
John attended Ipswich School – entered September 1914 and placed in the III Form – left Easter 1916. A member of the School O.T.C. He won his 1st XI. Colours for Football in 1914, and was Vice-Captain of the XI., 1915-1916. He also played for 1st XI. Cricket, 1915 obtaining his 2nd XI. Colours.
John is remembered on the Ipswich School Memorial.