Roll of Honour (WW1)


Abelson, Edward Gordon

College Notes: Accepted 1916 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Lieutenant Royal Marine Light Infantry, attached 190th Brigade Machine Gun Corps. Wounded 13 November 1916 during the attack on Hamel, in the Battle of the Somme. Died 1 December 1916.


Applegarth, Thomas William

Photo of Thomas William Applegarth

College Notes: Came up to read Mathematics and History in 1912. BA 1915.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 11th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died in enemy hands 9 August 1918 after being wounded 3 June 1918 near Rosières, during the German advance through the Somme area.


Ashby, Kenneth Harold

College Notes: Came up to read Natural Sciences/Chemistry in 1910. BA 1913.
Military Service: Corporal motorcycle dispatch rider. Died in an ambush 1 September 1914 in the Mons/Marne area and his body apparently destroyed by fire.


Ashcroft, Frederic

Photo of Frederic Ashcroft

College Notes: Came up to read Classics in 1905. BA 1908.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 18th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment.) Killed in action 9 April 1917 in the Armentières area. His Company commander wrote - “He was loved by his men ... his one thought being their comfort and happiness”.


Atkinson, Miles Linzee

College Notes: Came up to read Natural Sciences in 1907. BA 1910. Rugby Blue 1908 &1909.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 'E' Battalion, Tank Corps. Killed in action 20 November 1917 during the Battle of Cambrai.


Atkinson, Rollo Edward

Photo of Rollo Edward Atkinson

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read History/Law. BA 1913. Athletics Blue 1911, 1912, 1913 (3 Miles), 1914 (Half-Mile).
Military Service: Lieutenant 9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed by sniper 20 February 1916 near Armentières during a bombing demonstration to brigade commander. His Brigadier wrote “He was a gallant lad and a fine soldier and did his work admirably.”.


Bengough, John Crosbie

College Notes: Came up in 1908 to read Mechanical Sciences/Law. BA 1911.
Military Service: Captain Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Killed during a charge on the Senussi rebels 26 February 1916 at Agagieh in Egypt whilst attached to the Dorset Yeomanry. Mentioned in Despatches.


Bettington, Aylmer Fitzwaring

College Notes: Accepted 1914 to read Mechanical Sciences but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Squadron Commander. Royal Naval Air Service. Died in a flying accident 12 September 1917 at the Royal Naval Air Service Flying School at Eastchurch.


Blake, Christopher

Photo of Christopher Blake

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read Theology. BA 1913.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 3rd (attached 1st) Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916 during fighting at Falfemont Farm, during the Battle of the Somme, having served on the Front only a week.


Boddington, Oswald William

College Notes: Came up in 1907 to read Law. BA 1910.
Military Service: Lieutenant 5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1915 in the fighting around the Hohenzollern Redoubt, during the Battle of Loos.


Boote, Charles William

College Notes: Came up in 1908 to read Law. BA 1911.
Military Service: Captain 8th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Fought at Gallipoli before moving to Mesopotamia. Killed in action 4 April 1916 in the Battle of Fallahiyeh, a failed attempt at the relief of Kut.


Bostock, Guy Edwin

Photo of Guy Edwin Bostock

College Notes: Came up in 1913 to read Mechanical Sciences, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain 8th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Killed in action by a shell burst on 30 January 1916 in the Loos salient.


Brearley, Arthur Joseph

Photo of Arthur Joseph Brearley

College Notes: Came up in 1909 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1912.
Military Service: Captain 1/7th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, attached 'N' Special Company Royal Engineers (who dealt with the offensive use of gas). Died in Flanders 20 June 1917. Pre-war, a school science master.


Bridson, Philip Sydney

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College Notes: Came up for a term in 1912 as an affiliate to University of New Zealand.
Military Service: Lance-Corporal, 5 Company, New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, Auckland Infantry Battalion. Killed in action 7 June 1917 during the attack on the Messines Ridge. Not on Memorial.


Briggs, Richard Stanley

Photo of Richard Stanley Briggs

College Notes: Came up in 1913 to read Natural Sciences (Medicine), but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant 1/7th Battalion, (Leeds Rifles) Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment.) Died on 29th July 1915 when a shell exploded in his dug-out near Boezinge, north of Ypres.


Brough, Rev. James Stanley Bromfield

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College Notes: Came up in 1897 to read Classics. BA 1900.
Military Service: Died of pneumonia 11 November 1918 after leaving military service. Mentioned in Despatches. (No other details of military service.)


Bucknill, John Charles

Photo of John Charles Bucknill

College Notes: Came up in 1898 to read Mechanical Sciences. BA 1901.
Military Service: Lieutenant 1/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 21st January 1916 during fighting at Umm-el-Hannah in the attempt to relieve the garrison at Kut al Ammara, Mesopotamia. Awarded MC from Battle of Nasreh. Mentioned in Despatches.


Burch, Raymond Sanderson

Photo of Raymond Sanderson Burch

College Notes: Came up in 1911 to read Mathematics and Mechanical Sciences. BA 1914.
Military Service: Lieutenant 4 Squadron RAF. Died 28th June 1918 whilst the squadron was carrying out reconnaissance in the Flanders area.


Cass, Leonard Francis

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College Notes: Came up in 1897 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1900.
Military Service: Captain 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 21 December 1915 in the Givenchy area.


Chalmers, Henry Stewart

Photo of Henry Stewart Chalmers

College Notes: Came up in 1913 to read Natural Sciences (Medicine), but did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain In 'C' Battery, 295 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 29 September 1917 during the fighting around Polygon Wood in the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).


Chaning-Pearce, Wilfrid Thomas

College Notes: Came up in 1904 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1907.
Military Service: Captain Royal Army Medical Corps, with the 18th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment.) Died 1 October 1917 during the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).


Clifford, Anthony Clifford

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College Notes: Came up in 1906 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1909.
Military Service: 2/Lieutenant 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales' Own). Died 2 June 1915 in the Ypres area possibly in the German raid on Hooge Chateau. His Adjutant wrote “he fought and died like a gallant English gentleman.”


Cobham, Rev Elijah

Photo of Rev Elijah Cobham

College Notes: Came up in 1900 to read Law. BA 1903.
Military Service: Served as Colonial & Continental Church Society's Chaplain in Nakuru, Kenya. Died 19 September 1917 in Mihambwe, German East Africa, during the campaign against the German forces whilst serving as an Army Chaplain. Awarded MC.


Coltman, Richard Lester

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College Notes: A South African, he came up in 1914 to read Natural Sciences. A scholar, received double honours, and won scholarships for further study, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant Coldstream Guards, attached to 2nd Guards Machine Gun Company. Died on 27 November 1917 in fighting at Fontaine during the Battle of Cambrai.


Cooper, Edward George

College Notes: Came up in 1901 to read Natural Sciences (Medicine) but only kept 2 terms and did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain King's (Liverpool Regiment.) attached 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles. Died 4 April 1916 during fighting near Tukuyu (Tanzania). Not on Memorial.


Corfield, Hubert Vernon Anchitel

College Notes: Accepted 1914 as a Classics scholar, but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 7th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 5 July 1916 in a bomb attack on a German trench during fighting around Horseshoe Tench, la Boiselle in the Battle of the Somme.


Coyne, Cecil Thomas

Photo of Cecil Thomas Coyne

College Notes: Came up in 1913 to read Natural Sciences, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain 'D' Company 9th (Service) Battalion, Prince of Wales Own (West Yorkshire Regiment.) Died 27 August 1917 possibly during the skirmishing following the fighting around Langemark, 16-18 August 1917 in the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele). Previously, wounded in the landing at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli.


Cruikshank, Guy Lindsay

College Notes: Came up in 1908 to read for the Ordinary Degree, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, attached 70 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Died 15 September 1916 in aerial battle with Hauptmann Oswald Boelcke over Hesbecourt Wood in Somme area. Awarded DSO and MC. Mentioned in Despatches.


Cubitt, Victor Murray

College Notes: Came up in 1906 to read for the Ordinary Degree, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant 5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 12 August 1915 at Suvla Bay during the Gallipoli campaign.


Dandridge, William Leslie

Photo of William Leslie Dandridge

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read Physics and Medicine. BA 1915.
Military Service: Lieutenant 103rd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 5 October 1918 of wounds sustained on 3 October 1918 in the Ypres area during the Final Advance through Flanders.


Davies, James Gordon

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1913.
Military Service: Captain Commanding 'D' Company 10th (Service) Battalion, (Rhondda) Welsh Regiment. Died of wounds 9 February 1916.


Davies, John Llewelyn

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College Notes: Came up in 1901 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1904.
Military Service: Captain 11th Essex Regiment. Wounded at Battle of Loos 26 September 1915, and died in captivity on 26 September 1915.


Davies, Leslie Federick St John

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College Notes: Came up in 1911 to read Mechanics & applied Sciences. BA 1914.
Military Service: Major 20th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry). Died of Malaria in the Aleppo area on 10 November 1918, following the fall of the city on 26 October 1918.


Davis, Herbert Nathaniel

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College Notes: Came up in 1909 to read Mechanical Sciences. BA 1912.
Military Service: Lieutenant 3rd Field Company London Royal Engineers. Died 22 February from wounds received on 21 February 1915. Shot after destroying, under heavy, close range, rifle fire, a parapet erected by the Germans. Described by his sergeant as “the finest gentleman it has ever been my lot to work under.”.


Day, Geoffrey Reynolds

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College Notes: Came up to Peterhouse in 1907 to read History, gaining Firsts in both Tripos. After a period teaching at Gresham School he was elected a Fellow of Emmanuel in 1912 as a lecturer in History.
Military Service: Captain 1/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Wounded during fighting at Suvla Bay on 16 August 1915. After time in hospital, he was posted to France, attached to the 1/8th Battalion, Royal Warwick Regiment. He was killed in action 27 August 1916 in fighting on the Ovilliers Spur during the Battle of the Somme; leading an attack he was wounded in the arm but pressed on to be killed later.


Dorrell, Harold George H

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College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read Classics. BA 1913.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 10th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Shot by a sniper 2nd April 1916 probably in the Arras area.


East, Gordon Doulton

College Notes: Came up in 1907 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1910.
Military Service: Captain Royal Army Medical Corps attached 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 31st July 1917 in the fighting around Pilkem, on the opening day of the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele). His Commanding Officer wrote “He had been working hard attending to the wounded under rifle and shell fire, and I asked him to go and reconnoitre another and better aid-post. It was while doing this that he was killed.”


Enright, Anthony Basil

College Notes: Accepted 1915 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 'D' (Howitzer) Battery, 17 Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died 11th May 1917 of wounds received in April probably in the fighting along the river Scarpe.


Fawcett, Robert Heath

Photo of Robert Heath Fawcett

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read Classics, but did not graduate.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 4th, attached 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 26 April 1915 in fighting on Hill 60, a strategically important feature to the south of Ypres. During this fighting Pte Edward Warner (also of the 1st Bedfords) won the VC.


Fayle, Barcroft Joseph Leech

College Notes: Came up in 1908 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1911.
Military Service: Captain Royal Army Medical Corps attached 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. (Prince of Wales Own). Died 24 October 1916 in the Guedecourt/le Transloy area, Battle of the Somme.


Fenn, Edward Gerald Palmer

Photo of Edward Gerald Palmer Fenn

College Notes: Came up in 1914 to read History, but did not graduate.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 6th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, attached 1/5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 19 September 1918 in the Battle of Sharon, in Palestine.


Ferguson, John Charles Moore

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College Notes: Came up in 1907 to read Mathematics. BA 1910.
Military Service: Captain 7th Battalion, attached 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 19 November 1918 of illness contracted on active service (Final Advance through Picardy).


Fisher, Edward Garlick

College Notes: Came up in 1902 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1905.
Military Service: Surgeon Lieutenant, RN, HMS Vigorous (a hired drifter on net duties.) Died 12 May 1919 while being treated for mental illness.


Fisher, Edward Humbert

Photo of Edward Humbert Fisher

College Notes: Came up in 1902 to read for the Diploma in Agriculture, etc; BA 1905.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 19 May 1915, shot by a sniper during the Battle of Festubert.


Foley, Michael James Aloysius

College Notes: Came up in 1900 to read History. BA 1903. Came as a Government Scholar from St. Xavier's Institution, Penang.
Military Service: Captain 2nd/10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 10 August 1915 during the attack on Anafarta Ridge, during the Suvla Bay landings, Gallipoli.


Fox, Laurence Anselm Storrs

Photo of Laurence Anselm Storrs Fox

College Notes: Accepted 1916 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 21st Battalion, Prince of Wales Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment. Gassed in the German attack on the attack on Mount Kemmel, Battle of Hazebrouck. Died 27 April 1918, but reported to College as 15 May. Stationed "for most of the time" at Arras.


Fulford, Rev Reginald Hardwick

College Notes: Came up in 1905 to read History. BA 1908.
Military Service: Chaplain 4th Class. Died 15 December 1916 in Mesopotamia, probably in the attack on Kut. He previously served in Gallipoli, where he was wounded.


Garrod, Alfred Noël

Photo of Alfred Noël Garrod

College Notes: Came up in 1906 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1909.
Military Service: Lieutenant 100th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps, attached for a while to the 22nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Died 25 January 1916 in the Somme area.


Gauld, Alexander George

Photo of Alexander George Gauld

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read Classics, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain 1/19th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed 15 September 1916 while leading his company in the attack to capture High Wood, Battle of the Somme.


Gow, Charles Humphrey

Photo of Charles Humphrey Gow

College Notes: Came up in 1909 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1912.
Military Service: Surgeon-Lieutenant, RNVR. Died 13 November 1916 whilst attached to Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Div. in the capture of Beaucourt, Somme. He had previously served aboard HMS Laforey, then at Gallipoli with the Royal Naval Div. before moving to France.


Gunton, John Welby

College Notes: Came up in 1914 to read Classics, but did not graduate.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 9th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry, attached 70 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Died 9 August 1916 when his aircraft was shot down behind the German lines near Bapaume.


Hargreaves, James Pater

Photo of James Pater Hargreaves

College Notes: Accepted 1917 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 126 Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Died 9 October 1917 when shot by a sniper while signalling from an observation post, Battle of Poelcappelle, near Ypres (Battle of Passchendaele).


Harris, Hubert Alfred

Photo of Hubert Alfred Harris

College Notes: Came up in 1899 to read Chemistry. BA 1902.
Military Service: Captain Royal Army Medical Corps, attached 74 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 31 July 1917 in the battle for the Pilkem Ridge, 3rd Battle of Ypres


Harrison, Donald Howard

Photo of Donald Howard Harrison

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read Mechanical Sciences, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant 'C' Bty, 306th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 16 September 1918 during the fighting in the Armentieres area during the final advance through Flanders.


Hearn, John Stanley

Photo of John Stanley Hearn

College Notes: Came up in 1908 to read Classics. BA 1911.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12 October 1916 during fighting in the Gueudecourt area during the Battle of the Somme.


Hensley, Wilfred Henry

Photo of Wilfred Henry Hensley

College Notes: Came up in 1913 to read Theology, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Died 21 March 1918 in the German breakthrough south of St Quentin, 1st Battle of the Somme 1918. Initially reported as “Missing” in April 1918. Death was not confirmed until August 1918 following the British advance.


Hillbrook, Wallace

Photo of Wallace Hillbrook

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1913.
Military Service: Captain Uganda Medical Service, Recruited as Medical Officer to the Carrier Corps when working in Mengo Hospital, Uganda. Died 22 July 1916 possibly of disease.


Hollins, Edward Ralph Lambert

College Notes: Came up in 1903 to read Mathematics. BA 1906.
Military Service: Captain 9th Battalion King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment.) attached 8th Battalion, Died 3 March 1916 of wounds received 2 March 1916 in fighting beside the Ypres - Comines Canal near Hollebeke.


Hooper, Leonard John

Photo of Leonard John Hooper

College Notes: Came up in 1913 to read Mathematics, but did not graduate.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 26 September 1916, probably in the area of Delville Wood. Was in action at Gallipoli and evacuated to Egypt before going to Flanders,where he would appear to have joined the 6th Battalion as the 5th remained in Egypt.


Huddart, Lindow Hereward Loefric

Photo of Lindow Hereward Loefric Huddart

College Notes: Came up in 1898 to read Mechanical Sciences. BA 1901.
Military Service: Lieutenant Royal Engineers, attached 1st Nigerian Regiment. West Africa Frontier Force. Died of syncope after illness 5 February 17 in Morogoro, German East Africa (now Tanzania). Joined the Yola Column for the fighting in Kameroon from being a mining engineer in Nigeria.


Hussey, Edmund Thornbee

Photo of Edmund Thornbee Hussey

College Notes: Accepted 1914 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 1st Battalion, Royal. Munster Fusiliers. Died 7 June 1917 during the capture of Wytschaete, Battle of Messines. Quote from letter from Commanding Officer. “Your gallant boy was actually in command of his company on the day of the attack; he was a fine soldier, and is a great loss to the battalion.” His senior officer officer writes: “The company your son commanded on the day of the attack was given the village of --- as its objective; he was one of the foremost to enter the village, and just as the objective was taken he was hit by a shell splinter, death being instantaneous. He died a soldier's death when victory was certain and his task had been achieved.”


Iliffe, Cecil Arthur Mountford

Photo of Cecil Arthur Mountford Iliffe

College Notes: Came up in 1911 to read History and Theology. BA 1914.
Military Service: Private 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds 13 August 1916, probably from fighting in the Pozieres area (Somme).


Ingoldby, Rev Roger Hugh

College Notes: Came up in 1905 to read Theology. BA 1908.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Initially enlisted as a trooper in the Alberta Dragoons from the Archbishop's Mission to North-West Canada. Died 1 July 1916 during the capture of Montauban, Somme, Mentioned in Despatches.


Jacot, Edouard

Photo of Edouard Jacot

College Notes: Advanced student. Came up in 1910, Certificate of Research and BA 1912.
Military Service: Lieutenant 42 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Failed to return from a reconnaissance flight in the Arras area 6 June 1917. Not on Memorial.


Johns, Owen Llewelyn

Photo of Owen Llewelyn Johns

College Notes: Came up in 1911 to read Medieval & Modern languages. BA 1914.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 'Y' /33rd Trench Mortar Battery Royal Field Artillery. Died 28 June 1916 probably in the Somme area in front of Fricourt. MC in June 1916 for forming his men into an infantry unit when all their ammunition ran out.


Johnson, Donald Frederick Goold

Photo of Donald Frederick Goold Johnson

College Notes: Came up in 1911 to read History and Medieval & Modern languages. BA 1914. Chancellor's Medal for English Verse in 1914 for a poem on the Southern Pole. Awarded a grant of £100 by the College to collate Chaucer manuscripts – a task interrupted by the outbreak of war.
Military Service: Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 15 July 1916, probably received during fighting in the Montauban area.


Jones, Benedict Henry Melvill

College Notes: Accepted 1916 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Lieutenant RAF. Killed in a flying accident 14 April 1918 during flight trials at the RAF Experimental Establishment, Orfordness. The trials were being directed by his elder brother, Captain Bennett Melvill Jones (a graduate, and later Fellow, of Emmanuel).


Junor, Patrick Bruce

Photo of Patrick Bruce Junor

College Notes: Came up in 1900 to read Natural Sciences, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Private East African Maxims. Killed 23 June 1915 at Bukoba, (a port on Lake Victoria in German East Africa) in a raid during the early part of the East African campaign to destroy the German radio station there. His death was not reported to the College until 1916 and was believed to have been in August/September 1914.


Kellock, Harold Plumer

College Notes: Accepted 1914 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Lieutenant North Irish Horse. Died of wounds 6 October 1918 received in the 5th Battle of Ypres, whilst attached to 13th Battery, 17th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.


Kirby, Walter Ernest

Photo of Walter Ernest Kirby

College Notes: Came up in 1902 to read Classics. BA 1905.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 45th Rattray's Sikhs, attached 15th Ludhiana Sikhs. Died 10 July 1915 in the Neuve Chapelle area.


Kirkland, Frederic William

College Notes: Came up in 1914 to read Mechanical Sciences, but did not graduate.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died 1 July 1916 on the Redan Ridge near Beaumont Hamel on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Last seen leading his company in the attack.


Knight, Walter Forster

Photo of Walter Forster Knight

College Notes: Came up in 1908 to read Mathematics. BA 1911.
Military Service: Lieutenant 14th Battalion, attached 16th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own). Died 27 February 1917 during the actions on the Ancre, part of the advance to the Hindenburg Line. Possibly, during the capture of the Thilloys.


Lee, William

College Notes: Accepted 1916 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Private 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 21 April 1917 during the German withdrawal to the Hindenburg line. College obituary has him joining the London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery in 1916.


Lewis, Walter Henry

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College Notes: Came up in 1913, but left for RMA Woolwich after four terms.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 'D' Battery, 107 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Died 4 August 1917 of wounds received in the Battle of Pilkem, 3rd Battle of Ypres.


Lidgett, John Cuthbert

College Notes: Came up in 1904 to read Classics. BA 1907.
Military Service: Lieutenant 11th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Died 24 March 1918 during the German advance through the Somme.


Lillie, Frederick Sutherland

Photo of Frederick  Sutherland Lillie

College Notes: Came up in 1892, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Major 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Died 15 March 1915 at St Eloi, near Ypres.


Lloyd-Jones, Edward Wynne

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College Notes: Came up in 1907 to read History. BA 1910.
Military Service: Captain 1/7th (Territorial) Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 10 August 1915 at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli.


Lloyd-Jones, John

Photo of John Lloyd-Jones

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read History. BA 1913.
Military Service: Captain 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own). Died 11 March 1916 in Colwyn Bay of septic pneumonia and pleurisy.


Lucas, Ernest

College Notes: Came up in 1906 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1909.
Military Service: Private 50th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 21 October 1918 having been wounded in the fighting in Picardy, probably in the attack on the River Selle. Not on Memorial.


Malcomson, Llewellyn

Photo of Llewellyn Malcomson

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1913.
Military Service: Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Royal Engineers Special Brigade (Gas chemist). Killed in action 5 October 1916.


Manley, John Dundas

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College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read Mechanical Sciences. BA 1913.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 26th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed 26 September 1914 during the Battle of the Aisne by the blast from a shell exploding nearby although apparently unwounded.


Marshall, Ronald

College Notes: Accepted 1915 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Private Motor-boat section, Army Service Corps. Mechanical Transport. Died 20 January 1916 of enteric fever on the island of Lemnos (base for the Gallipoli campaign).


Maynard, Alfred Frederick

Photo of Alfred Frederick Maynard

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read Mechanical Sciences, but did not graduate. Rugby Blue 1912 & 1913. International rugby caps in 1914 against Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
Military Service: Lieutenant RNVR, Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Div. Was present at the evacuation of Antwerp, before being sent to Egypt where he helped to repel the first Suez Canal raid. He took part in the landings at Cape Hellas, being wounded and given staff appointments in Alexandria. He was killed 13 November 1916 when leading his company in the attack on Beaucourt during the Battle of the Somme.


Melhuish, Ian Vaughn Bremridge

College Notes: Accepted 1914 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 7th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's). Died 27 October 1915 in fighting in support of the Battle of Loos.


Milburn, William Hudson

Photo of William Hudson Milburn

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1913.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 15 July 1916 in the fighting on Bazentin Ridge during the Battle of the Somme


Mitchell, Rev Charles Ward

College Notes: Came up in 1902 to read Theology. BA 1904.
Military Service: Chaplain, 4th Class attached to 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 3 May 1917 during the 3rd Battle of the Scarpe near Arras. Mentioned in Despatches.


Moorcock, Frederick Arthur

Photo of Frederick Arthur Moorcock

College Notes: Came up in 1913, but did not graduate.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 2nd/5th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 3 May 1917 during the Battle of Bullecourt, near Arras.


Moore, Kenneth Hartley

College Notes: Accepted 1915 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 7 July 1916 during the attack on Mametz Wood, during the Battle of the Somme.


Morris, James Outram

College Notes: Came up in 1905 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1910.
Military Service: Lance-Corporal 1st/28th London Regiment. (Artists Rifles). Died 30 October 1917 during the 2nd Battle of Passchendaele.


Moses, Vivian Sylvester

College Notes: Accepted 1916 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 11th Div. Ammunition Column Royal Field Artillery. Died 4 June 1917 during the Battle of Messines.


Norman, John

Photo of John Norman

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read Physics/Chemistry, but did not graduate. Athletics Blue 1913 (Shot-put), 1914 (Hammer).
Military Service: Sub-Lieutenant RNVR, 2nd Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Div. Died 4 June 1915 leading an attack during the 3rd Battle of Krithia, in Gallipoli.


Nott, Henry Paton

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College Notes: Came up in 1913, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant 6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed 27 April 1916 by a shrapnel shell whilst in a communication trench. Mentioned in Despatches. Brother of Thomas Walker Nott and Louis Cameron Nott.


Nott, Thomas Walker

Photo of Thomas Walker Nott

College Notes: Came up in 1907 to read History. BA 1910.
Military Service: Lieutenant-Colonel in command of 6th Battalion, Gloucester Regiment. Killed near Peronne 18 April 1917 by booby-trap in disused German dug-out abandoned during the withdrawal to the Hindenberg Line. Awarded DSO. Mentioned in Despatches. Brother of Louis Cameron Nott and Henry Paton Nott.


Nott, Louis Cameron

Photo of Louis Cameron Nott

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read Mechanical Sciences, but did not graduate. Brother of Thomas Walker Nott and Henry Paton Nott.
Military Service: Captain 6th Battalion, Gloucester Regiment. Killed near Peronne 18 April 1917 by booby-trap in disused German dug-out abandoned during the withdrawal to the Hindenberg Line. Adjutant to elder brother, Thomas Walker Nott. Awarded MC.


Owen, Ivor Evan

College Notes: Accepted 1915 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13 April 1918 received during the German attack in the Ypres area 9-30 April 1918.


Payne, James William

Photo of James William Payne

College Notes: Came up in 1911 to read Mathematics. BA 1914.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 14 April 1917 during the fighting around Wancourt during the 1st Battle of the Scarpe.


Pearsall, Herbert George

College Notes: Came up in 1907 to read Mathematics and Law. BA 1911.
Military Service: Captain 'A' Company, 1st Battalion, Tank Corps. Awarded MC. Died 19 March 1919 of pneumonia possibly a result of being gassed. Not on Memorial.


Piggott, Frederick Cecil Holman

College Notes: Came up in 1878 to read Medicine. BA 1882.
Military Service: Captain Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 26 June 1917 whilst working at the military hospital in Sutton Veny, Wilts.


Pinkerton, Rev John

College Notes: Came up in 1909 to read Oriental Languages. BA 1911.
Military Service: Lance-Corporal 1st Battalion, Royal Scots. Killed in action 1 October 1916 during capture of Karajakois, part of the fighting on the River Struma in Salonika.


Pipkin, Ernest Stratford

College Notes: Came up in 1895 to read Medicine, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps (as Ernest Pipkin Stratford). Died 20 April 1915 from wounds received 17 March 1915 at Neuve Chappelle. Not on Memorial, but is on the Downing College Memorial under his later name.


Player, Gilbert

Photo of Gilbert Player

College Notes: Came up in 1892 to read History. BA 1895.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Wounded in Ypres area 28 July (his first day in the trenches) and died 30 July 1916.


Plumptre, Rev Basil Pemberton

College Notes: Came up in 1902 to read Classics. BA 1905.
Military Service: Chaplain 4th Cl attached 1/21st Battalion, London Regiment. (First Surrey Rifles). Killed 16 July 1917 whilst the unit was holding trenches gained during the Battle of Messines. During this time the Germans first used Mustard Gas. Awarded MC.


Poole, Arthur George

College Notes: Came up in 1918, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded 9 October 1917 and subsequently entered College. Died 23 November 1918. Mentioned in Dispatches. Not on Memorial.


Prince, Alick Lancelot

College Notes: Came up in 1896 to read Chemistry. BA 1899.
Military Service: Captain 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed 8 November 1914 in the 1st Battle of Ypres. Mentioned in Dispatches.


Pringle, William Rennie

Photo of William Rennie Pringle

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read History and Theology, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant 7th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. (Prince of Wales Volunteers). Died 22/23 July 1916 Battle of High Wood.


Reade, Reginald William

Photo of Reginald William Reade

College Notes: Came up in 1911 to read Classics. BA 1914.
Military Service: Lieutenant 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 4/5 April 1916 in the Battle of Fallahiyeh, Mesopotamia in an attempt to relieve Kut.


Richardson, Victor

Photo of Victor Richardson

College Notes: Accepted 1914 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Lieutenant 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. attached 9th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Wounded 9 April 1917 at Arras (1st Battle of the Scarpe), died 9 June 1917. Awarded MC.


Rigby, James Richard Anderton

College Notes: Came up in 1909 to read Theology and History. BA 1912.
Military Service: Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, attached 3rd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. (Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own). Died 26 September 1915 near Hulluch, Battle of Loos.


Rothera, Arthur Cecil Hamel

Photo of Arthur Cecil Hamel Rothera

College Notes: Came up in 1899 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1902.
Military Service: Captain Medical Unit, Australian Expeditionary Force. Died 3 October 1915 in Melbourne from pneumonia contracted in the course of his military duties, probably at Gallipoli.


Savile, George Keith

College Notes: Came up in 1909 to read Theology and History. BA 1913.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 1/4th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed by a sniper 20 June 1915 in the Flanders area.


Seaver, Charles

Photo of Charles Seaver

College Notes: Came up in 1912, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Died 3 October 1916 of wounds received 13 September 1916 in the capture of Ginchy, Battle of the Somme.


Smyth, William Henry

Photo of William Henry Smyth

College Notes: Came up in 1897 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1900.
Military Service: Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed 17 April 1918 in the First Battle of Kemmel during the German advance of April 1918.


Spearing, Edward

College Notes: Came up in 1908 to read History. BA 1911.
Military Service: Lieutenant 4th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancashire Regiment). Killed 11 September 1916 at Ginchy, Battle of the Somme.


Stephen, Frederick Charles

College Notes: Came up in 1909 to read Mathematics. BA 1912. Athletics Blue 1911 (Shot-put), 1912 (Hammer).
Military Service: Lieutenant 6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Killed 25 September 1915, near Hulluch, Battle of Loos.


Storey, Kenneth Cothay Bonnell

College Notes: Accepted 1915 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 3rd (attached 5th) Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died at Feuchy 9 April 1917, in the 1st Battle of the Scarpe (Arras)


Strachan, Henry

Photo of Henry Strachan

College Notes: Came up in 1914 to read Natural Sciences, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant 9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 29 July 1918 of wounds received 21 July 1918 in the Battle of the Tardenois (Marne).


Thompson-Smith, Edward

College Notes: Came up in 1905 to read Mechanical Sciences. BA 1908.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment.) Killed in action 19 October 1915, probably in Flanders.


Tidy, Tom

Photo of Tom Tidy

College Notes: Came up in 1913 to read Mathematics, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Ordinary Signalman RNVR, HMS Bulwark. Died in an explosion which destroyed HMS Bulwark at Sheerness on 26 November 1914.


Tully, Richard Latimer

College Notes: Accepted 1918 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 4th (attached 12th) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 22 July 1918 after being kicked playing football during the preparation for the 2nd Battle of the Somme.


Turnbull, William Arthur

Photo of William Arthur Turnbull

College Notes: Came up in 1912 to read Economics, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 13 November 1916 at Hamel in the Battle of the Somme.


Twining, Richard Wake

Photo of Richard Wake Twining

College Notes: Came up in 1913 to read Medicine, but did not graduate.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died 1 July 1916 whilst in GHQ reserve.


Urquhart, James Lawrence

Photo of James Lawrence Urquhart

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1913.
Military Service: Lieutenant 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 25 September 1915 in fighting near Auchy during the Battle of Loos.


Walker, Edmund Basil

Photo of Edmund Basil Walker

College Notes: Came up in 1907 to read Classics. BA 1910.
Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 1st Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment.). Died 18 April 1915 during the capture of Hill 60, 2nd Battle of Ypres. Mentioned in Despatches.


Watkins, Eric Leopold Charles

College Notes: Came up in 1910 to read History. BA 1913.
Military Service: Lieutenant 2nd Wessex Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 2 March 1917 whilst serving in India.


Wells, Charles Douglas

College Notes: Accepted 1914 but did not come into residence.
Military Service: Lieutenant 62 Sqn, RAF (previously 7th Battalion, Royal Lancaster Regiment.) Killed in action near Corbie 16 May 1918. Awarded MC. Mentioned in Despatches.


Williamson, George Hamilton

College Notes: Came up in 1910, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Captain 7th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died 12 April 1917 from wounds received on 11 April 1917. Awarded MC. Mentioned in Despatches.


Willson, Frederick James

College Notes: Came up in 1907 to read Mechanical Sciences. BA 1910.
Military Service: Lieutenant Indian Army reserve of Officers, attached 3 Company, 1st King George's Own Sappers and Miners. Died 10 January 1917 from wounds received on 8 January 1917 in fighting at Sannaiyat, 2nd Battle of Kut, Mesopotamia.


Wilson, Hubert (Hugh) Villiers

Photo of Hubert (Hugh) Villiers Wilson

College Notes: Came up in 1914, but did not graduate.
Military Service: Lieutenant 10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 15 December 1919 of wounds received 30 September 1918 on the Strumica river in Salonika.


Wilson, Walton Ronald

College Notes: Came up in 1909 to read Natural Sciences. BA 1912.
Military Service: Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps, attached 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died 12 July 1916 of wounds on received 11 July 1916 in fighting around Beaumont Hamel, Battle of the Somme.


Winter, James Frederick

Photo of James Frederick Winter

College Notes: Came up in 1903 to read History. BA 1906.
Military Service: Lance-Corporal. 5th Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers. Died 28 October 1918 possibly in the region of the River Selle.


Worthington, Richard Fitzpatrick

College Notes: Came up in 1900 to read Classics. BA 1903.
Military Service: Captain 'D' Company 2nd/5th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 4 May 1917 from wounds received 7 April 1917 during the German withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line.