Search results for Officer Training Corps.

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


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 their four domestic servants: cook, parlour maid, house maid and nurse. At the 1911 Census, Robert, now 10, was at prep: school…

Public Schools and the Great War- The Generation Lost


By Anthony Seldon and David Walsh Published by Pen and Sword 317 pages, including appendix, notes, bibliography and index and 34 photographs. I remember in the 1960s, how it became very fashionable to denigrate the public schools as out of touch, elitist institutions. As for their contribution towards the Great War, their boys were seen as dim an…

22 February 1915 Lieut. Henry Francis Heatly


Henry's parents were artist Henry Heatly and Kate Heatly (née Simmonds) of 89, Tufnell Park Road, London. Henry attended University College School, where he was the best shot, shooting for the school three successive years in the Ashburton Competition at Bisley and then London University. Both at school at university Henry took a great inter…

26 December 1916 : 2nd LT George Bemand


George was the eldest of four children of Mary Ann Bemand (also known as ‘Minnie’ from Jamaica). It appears that the children's father was George Bemand (bachelor farmer). George was one of eight children born on a 300 acre farm (where they had five servants and six farm labourers) on Humberside to Robert Bemand. Robert died in 1899. George never…

Tim Halstead - Public Schools and the Junior Officer Corps of 1916


In this talk Tim Halstead will discuss the Public Schools and Junior Officer Corps of 1916.

Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. Any new visitors are guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome from a group of like-minded enthusiasts.