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Harry George Midmer

Born 10th October 1888, Ticehurst, West Sussex

Son of George and Emily Midmer nee Taylor, Mabbs Hill, Stonegate, Ticehurst, West Sussex

Joined the City of London Police 26th September 1912

Blue eyes, light brown hair, fresh complexion, 6ft 5 7/8 inches in height,

the tallest officer in the City of London Police at that time

Warrant Number 7852

Collar Number D105

Served at Cloak Lane Police Station


Able Seaman, Royal Navy

Service Number SS/2026

Killed in action 22nd September 1914, aboard HMS Cressy, aged 25 years

No known grave.  Remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

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