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1 September 1914 : 2nd Lt George Edward Cecil


The son of Lord and Lady Edward Cecil (daughter of Admiral Frederick Maxse) and the grandson of the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (three times Prime Minister). At the 1901 Census George (age 5) was at home with his mother (age 29) and their seven servants: butler, nurse, cook, kitchen maid, lady's maid, house maid and 18 year old Swiss nursery mai…

29 January 1915: 2/Lt Sidney Alfred Nathaniel Shafto Barthropp


Only son of Major Alfred Barthropp (stockbroker) of Newport House, House and Ellen Barthropp (nee Wentworth) daughter of a Cambridge JP.  Sidney was educated at Winchester College where he played for ‘Commoners XVs’ in November 1909 and at Trinity College, Cambridge. While at Cambridge he whipped in to the Trinity Foot Beagles from March 1911 un…

The George Cecil Memorial at Villers-Cotterets by Michael Aidin


[This article first featured in Stand To! No.74 September 2005 pp 35-36. Some additional images have been added]. The memorial (below) to Lieutenant George Cecil by Francois Sicard (1862- 1945) is one of the finest private monuments erected on the Western Front. Situated in the extensive Foret de Retz at Villers Cotterets, about 20 miles from Co…