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26 August 1914 : Lt Sir Robert Cornwallis Maude, 6th Viscount Hawarden

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The first son of Robert Henry Maude, 5th Viscount Hawarden and Caroline Anna Mary (née Ogle). At the time of the 1901 Census the family of three, parents and 7 month old Robert, lived at White Hill Chase, Hants with four domestic servants: cook, parlour maid, house maid and nurse.   At the 1911 Census Robert, now 10, was at prep: school - St…


25 September 1916 : Capt. Herbert Meakin

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Herbert Percy Meakin was born in Poona, Maharashtra, India on 10 January 1891 the son of Henry George Meakin, a brewer, and his wife Alice. His father died in 1895 while in Australia.  Meakin was privately educated  before going up to Queen's College, Oxford. While a student, his mother now a widow, lived in Belgravia Mansions, Hanover Square. She…


26 January 1915: Pte Simeon Sharratt

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Son of Simeon (felt hat maker) and Elizabeth Ann Sharratt of 1 High Fields Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire. One of 6 children.  Educated at Nuneaton and Hinckley Church Schools.  A gardener from age 14 and before the war.  Enlisted 3 September 1914. Went to France 22 December 1914. Wounded in action, shot by a sniper through the wrist and stoma…


31 January 1915: Pvt Henry Arthur Nicholls

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Son of James Nicholls. Educated Highfield Road School.  29 June 1913 married Helen (nee Ware) of Camberwell. They had a daughter, Phyllis May, born 30 April 1914. Henry enlisted 30 June 1910 in the Coldstream Guards. Come the war he was called up and went to the Front with his Regiment. he  served through the retreat from Mons  (incl. Landrecie…


1 February 1915: 2nd Lieut. Harold Norton Clifton

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Son of William Edward Clifton (architect and surveyor and Isabel Clifton (nee Nelson) from Carlisle, living at 7, East India Avenue, London. 1901 age 6, with parents and 1 year old sister, and 4 domestic servants Cambridge Square. Harold was first educated St Peter’s Court, Broadstairs, Paddington. Ten years later, at the 1911 Census, Harold w…


2 February 1915: Philip Arthur Blanshard

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Parents Henry and Alice (née Hurdman). Educated at Park Road Board School, Hull and employed in the Sanitary Department of Hull Corporation. At the 1911 Census, himself 16 years of age, he is given as a ‘general labourer’ and was living with his parents, seven siblings ages 5 to 21 and his 81 year old grandmother at 4 Finsbury Grove, Fountain R…


Herbert Percy Meakin

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Capt. Herbert Percy Meakin, 3/Coldstream Guards, Attd Guards Trench Mortar Battery Killed in action 25 September 1916.No known Grave. Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Memorial: A stone column beside the Ginchy to Lesboeufs Road, south of the Guards Cemetery.  Location on Google Map Guardian: L'Office Culturel d'Albert. Herbert Percy Meakin …


9 July 1916 : Harold Masters Brown MC

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Parents William, Head Master of Slinfold Church of England School, Co.Essex and Kezia Harriet (née Evans).  Educated, Horsham Grammar School, and King’s College, London (B.Sc. Degree with Honours); Science Master at the King’s School, Canterbury. Volunteered and enlisted in the Coldstream Guards 11 September 1914. Gazetted 2nd Lieut. Royal Berkshi…