Private H. Porter of the Machine Gun Corps, who is commemorated on the Civic Centre Memorial, Chelmsford, may be Private 13445 Henry Joseph Porter of the 12th Battalion of the Machine Gun Corps who died of wounds on 22nd October 1916 aged 27, and is buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais in France (grave: VIII. C. 6A). He had been born in Islington, Middlesex, lived at Rainham, Kent and enlisted at Stratford. His widow, Florence Amelia Porter, lived at 27 Caradoc Street, East Greenwich, London.
Private, Machine Gun Corps