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16 August 1917 : Lt Colonel Sir Robert Benyon Nevill Gunter

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The son of the MP for Barkston Ash Division, Sir Robert Gunter, the owners of Wetherby Grange, Yorkshire with estates in Earl’s Court and Brompton and Jane Margaret (née Benyon).  His father and uncle had served in the Crimea. He had two brothers and a sister. A Justice of the Peace and a member of the Wetherby Town Hall Committee.  Nevill was …


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20 March 1915 : Sergt. Charles Lewis Burini

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Son of Louis (a Brewer’s Clerk) and Maria (née Winslow) Educated at Bower Memorial Schools, Norton. At the 1901 Census, age 9, Lewis was living at home at 25 Vine Street, Norton, with his parents 3 siblings. His older sister and brother (by ten years) were born at the Imphal Barracks, Fulford, York.  His father, Louis Burini was a drill inst…


2 April 1917 : Captain Robert Alister Field MC

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Parents Joseph (a hat manufacturer and employer) and Frances (née Ross)  Educated at Rokeby School, Wimbledon and Dulwich College which he attended 1909-1912.  In 1901, age 6, Robert was a home (91 Worples Road, Wimbledon) with this family (parents, two sisters and 11 month old brother).  In 1911, the 16 year old Robert was at home (19 Worple …