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5 April 1917: Lieut. Harry Boustead

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Fourth and youngest son of John Boustead and his wife Leila (née Money) of Briar Farm, Edenbridge, Kent.  At the 1901 the family lived at Westfield Parkside, Wimbledon with eight servants (nurse, cook, parlourmaid, housemaid, groom, kitchen maid and nursemaid, and above the stables a coachman and his wife).  Educated at Cromer Prep School, wh…


4 July 1918 : Lord Ian Gawaine Basil Temple-Blackwood

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The 5th child and 3rd son of Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood the 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, Governor General of Canada, Viceroy of India, Ambassador to Russia, Turkey, Italy and France and his mother Hariot Georgina (née Rowan-Hamilton).  Basil (or 'BTB' as he was known) was educated Harrow School and Balliol College, Oxford.  BTB …


Sir John Edward Fowler – the Last Repatriation from The Western Front in 1915?

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By April 1915 the exhumation of bodies from the Western Front and their repatriation was banned.   Historian Richard van Emden identifies the last ‘official’ case of repatriation of a fallen British soldier to be that of Lieutenant William Gladstone, the grandson of former Prime Minister William Gladstone. This took place in April 1915, nine da…


17 March 1917 : 2nd Lieut. David Dennys Fowler, RFC

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Dennys was the son of James Fowler and Mary Harriet (née Morgan) both were born in south Australia.  In 1898 David’s six year old brother died. At some point in the next year or so the family moved to England. By the time of the 1901 Census the 3 year old Dennys was at home with his parents at at 44/46 Albert Gate, Knightsbridge with his parent…