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2 April 1917 : Captain Robert Alister Field MC


His parents were Joseph (a hat manufacturer and employer) and Frances (née Ross)  He was educated at Rokeby School, Wimbledon and Dulwich College which he attended 1909-1912.  In 1901, age 6, Robert was at home (91 Worple Road, Wimbledon) with his family (parents, two sisters and 11 month old brother). Ten years later, in 1911, and now 16 yea…

2 May 1915 : James Reynolds


He was the eldest son of James Reynolds (a solicitor) and Annie Delesia (née Lowe) in a family of three.  In 1901, age 8, the family lived of five with two domestic servants at 6 Whitworth Road, Croydon.   He was educated at Dulwich College and gained his BA in Law at London University. An article solicitor he enlisted for active service …

PG Wodehouse, the real 'Jeeves' and his Great War


One of the greatest writers in the English language is PG Wodehouse whose books are still a joy to read well over one hundred years since he started his literary career. ‘Plum’ as he was known had poor eyesight and as a result did not serve in the armed forces in the Great War. It is thought that in all of his books he hardly mentioned the Great W…