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16 August 1917 : Lt Colonel Sir Robert Benyon Nevill Gunter


Born 4 August 18971 in Wetherby, the son of the MP for Barkston Ash Division, Sir Robert Gunter, the owners of Wetherby Grange, Yorkshire and estates in Earl’s Court and Brompton. He had two brothers and a sister. A Justice of the Peace and a member of the Wetherby Town Hall Committee.  Nevill was educated at Castleden Hall prep school. He serv…

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20 March 1915 : Sergt. Charles Lewis Burini


Son of Louis (a Brewer’s Clerk) and Maria (née Winslow) Educated at Bower Memorial Schools, Norton. At the 1901 Census, age 9, Lewis was living at home at 25 Vine Street, Norton, with his parents 3 siblings. His older sister and brother (by ten years) were born at the Imphal Barracks, Fulford, York.  His father, Louis Burini was a drill instru…

2 April 1917 : Captain Robert Alister Field M.C.


Parents Joseph (a hat manufacturer and employer) and Frances (née Ross)  Educated at Rokeby School, Wimbledon and Dulwich College. In March 1914 he want to Canada, settling in Clearwater, Manitoba, where he became a farmer.  With the outbreak of war he returned to England and joined the Inns of Court OTC and was gazetted 2nd Lieut to the Yorkshi…