When the School moved to new premises in Manton Lane in 1974 the memorial tablets were removed and now hang on the wall in Memorial Court. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, at school, born Southall, resident with his mother at 27 Weldon Crescent Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex. In view of the extreme difficulty of the country in the vicinity of Tanga it was judged inadvisable to attempt a second attack without adequate reinforcements. He at first studied in Holland and from there went to Celle, in Hanover, for twelve months, afterwards taking the horticultural course at the Horticultural College, Wittstock, Brandenburg. Hatt travelled into France, spending some time in that country to become conversant with the system of intensive culture. Captain Hatt came home on leave during the winter and was also in Bath two months ago. Scott, who commands Captain Hatt's battalion, in accordance with his promise, immediately on oncoming London wrote again to the Mayor. Hatt's vocal ability, always enlisted his assistance in the choir at St. At that church on Sunday no mention was made by name of Captain Hatt, but the Vicar, the Rev. In the 1911 census he was aged 32, born Bedford, a Draper in a Silk Department, boarding at 75 Hallam Street, St Marylebone, London. Grave 14.(1905-09), Lance Corporal 304203, 1st/5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), London Regiment. Born 1 July 1890 [NAC state different] at Knebworth, Hertfordshire. Florence Cecilia Proctor, of 7, Leighton Mansions, Queens Club Garden, Kensington, London W. Attested 16 October 1915 at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, aged 24, Carpenter by trade, height 5 feet 9 inches, chest 37½ inches, medium complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair, religious denomination Church of England, resident Tender Island, british Columbia, Canada. Buried in AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Killed in action Monday 9 April 1917, in Pas de Calais, France. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, resident with his parents in High Street, Weston Underwood, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. Died of wounds in German hands Wednesday 27 March 1918. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, resident with his parents in High Street, Weston Underwood, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. See also Weston Underwood (1910-12), Private 203356, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). On 5 October 1912 he was at the County Agricultural Institute, Ridgmont, Bedfordshire. Grave 15.(1887-89), Captain, 1st Battalion, Duke Of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). William Stoddart (Madras Stafl Corps); husband of Marguerite Fanny Stoddart (nee Williams), of 35, Queen's Gardens, Ealing, London, married 1905 in the Brentford Registration District. Died Wednesday 22 November 1916, in Pas de Calais, France. Son of Henry and Lydia Swaffield, of 13, Leigh Rd., Hale, Cheshire. Grave 10.(1905-09), Second Lieutenant, 34th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. In the 1911 census he was aged 27, born Albourne, Sussex, an Artist, living with his brother, Claude Vernon White, at 32, Clovelley Mansions, Grays Inn Road, London W. Panel 10.(1905-11), Second Lieutenant, 3rd/4th (London) Howitzer Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Bedford, at school, resident with his parents at 62 and 64, Queens Street, Bedford.
The Roll of Honour has been compiled using sources in the School’s Archives and the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, including details of where individuals are buried or commemorated and date and area of death (in italics), where known. Orders for embarkation were accordingly issued, and this was carried out without any interference on the part of the enemy.(1907-10), Sergeant 577, 26th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Returning to Eng¬land he became a manger of a fruit farm near Seaton, Devon, and then took a fruit farm at Lilworth, near, Pershore, Worcestershire, in partnership with Mr. While he was proceeding on board the boat to return to France he received a telegram telling him he was to attend an investiture at Buckingham Palace on May 17. In this he says: Just before leaving France, another officer of the ____ came down and I obtained further information concerning your son from him. Buried in HEM FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, HEM-MONACU, Somme, France. Killed in action between 6 and 10 September 1916, on the Somme. Born 17 March 1891 in Old Warden, Biggleswade, Beds., enlisted Hornsey. In the 1891 census he was aged under one year, son of Franjk and Florence Proctor, resident Caxton Villa, Park Road, Knebworth, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Rolfe of Cranfield, Beds Formerly 32077 Bedfordshire Regiment. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Weston Underwood, a Farmer's Son Working On Farm, resident with his sister, Elsbeth, at Peasants Nest, Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Weston Underwood, a Farmer's Son Working On Farm, resident with his parents at The Grange Farm, Weston, Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire. Killed in action Wednesday 23 October 1918, in Nord, France. Born 20 October 1895 in Wressell, Howden, Yorks, baptised 15 January 1896 at Wresell, enlisted Hull. Buried in ROMERIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Killed in action Tuesday 27 October 1914, in Pas de Calais, France. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, Pas de Calais, France. Killed in action Wednesday 21 August 1918, in Belgium. At the outbreak of war he was a resident of Hove, Sussex. Grave 1(1896-97) Captain, "E" Company, 1st Battalion, Newfoundland Regiment and Forestry Corps. Stephane, 22 April 1915 as a Lieutenant, recommended for Captain 17 October 1915 approved 23 November 1915 backdated to 17 October 1915. John's, newfoundland 3 October 1914, disembarked Alexandria 1 September 19156, embarked for Gallipoli 13 September 1915.
They are commemorated on the School’s War Memorial, which was unveiled in 1923 in the Memorial Hall of the School’s Harpur Street building, and in the Roll of Honour, published in The Eagle, December 1923. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.(1908-12), Private 45153, 99th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). In the 1911 census he was aged 15, at school, born Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, resident with his parents at Mount Pleasant, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire. See also Aspley Guise.(1914-15), Civilian from the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Son of John Robie Bowick and Isabel Maud Bowick, of 178, Foster Hill Rd., Bedford. Killed in action Monday 10 September 1917, at Ypres. The 101st Grenadiers, making a fine effort to fill a gap in the firing line due to the difficulty of advancing in line through the dense bush came under exceedingly heavy cross fire of rifles and machine guns, and were unable to advance, but tenaciously held their own. Captain Hatt, who was 27 years of age, was educated at the Dean Close Memorial School, Cheltenham, and decided to adopt horticulture as his profession. In February last year he was given a commission as temporary second-lieutenant in the Service Battalion of the Somerset L. He obtained his second star before the regiment went aboard and was Lieutenant in charge of a platoon during the British Advance last September. Son of George and Rosamond May Hawkes (nee Brooks). Born 15 January 1878 in Bedford, baptised 17 February 1878 in St. In the 1901 census he was aged 23, born Bedford, a Draper's Assistant, resident High Street, New Windsor, Berkshire. In the 1911 census he as aged 15, born Bedford, at school, resident with his parents at 50, Hurst Grove, Bedford. Killed in action Tuesday 13 October 1914, Pas de Calais. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born bedford, resident with his parents at 83, St Johns Street, Bedford. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.(1891-94), Sergeant TF/291027, 1st/7th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment. Resident Shepherd's Bush, Middlesex, resident Ravenscourt Park, Middlesex. and Caroline Steele; husband of Lucy Emily Steele, of "Raewood," Baring Rd., Lee, London, married at Staines 16 April 1915, one son, Robert, born 21 July 1917. Seaforth Highlanders 20 March, 1915; promoted Temp. Buried in the British Military Cemetery, Maroeuil, near Arras. Wherever there was a dangerous situation be faced, he was there setting a fine example to his men. In the 1911 census he was aged 39 [note age difference at death], born Stoehill, Suffolk, Captain in the Army (Regulars), married to Marguerite Fanny Stoddart, resident 44 Coleshill Terrace, Llanelly (sic), South Wales. Was originally a Sub Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Reserve 27 March 1903, then Lieutenant 8 April 1909. TAYLOR Lancelot Frederick of Ivyholm Buckingham-road South Woodford Essex lieutenant R. Killed in action Wednesday [SDGW states 10th] 11th April 1917. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Bedford, resident with his parents at 80, High Street, Bedford. Paul's(1903-5), Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Bedford, a Butcher, resident with his parents at 54, Castle Road, Bedford. Grave 3.(1911-14), Second Lieutenant, 27th Reserve Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and General List (on probation). Killed in action Friday 9 August 1918, in Pas de Calais, France. Born 3 September 1883 and baptised 8 March 1884 at Albourne, Sussex Son of Robert Godlonton and Frances Amelia White, of 44, Castle Road, Bedford. Son of Hazer and Caroline Whiteman, of 1, Westmill Villas, Stotfold, Baldock, Herts.
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IN the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Keysoe, Beds., a Student at Saltley Training College, Saltley, Birmingham. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, and the 1901 census, aged 2, born Sharnbrook, Beds, resident with his parents in High Street, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire. Son of George Edward and Francis Maud Hopkins, of 1 Burnham Rd., St. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Turvey, resident with his parents at School House, High Street, Turvey, Bedford, Bedfordshire. The Royal Welsh Fusiliers the following July; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from Oct. Ellen Humphrey, of 23, Hereford Rd., Acton, London. Killed in action Tuesday 26 March 1918, in Pas de Calais, France. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Bedford, resident with his parents, at 22, Gladstone Street, Bedford. See also Bedford St Martins(1895-99), Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 28, born Penge, Kent, a Fruit Planter, resident with his wife, Ada Muriel Augusta John (nee Gay), and his parents-in-law, Alfred Henry and Ada Key Gay, at The Rectory, Worting, Basingstoke, Hampshire. Grave 25.(1903-13), Second Lieutenant, 20th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and General List. Son of Lavinia Teresa Johnston, of 1, Oaklands Rd., Bedford, and the late G. In the 1911 census he is aged 15, at school, born Bedford, resident with his parents, George Marwood and Lavinia Teresa Johnston, at 1 Oaklands Road, Bedford. Commemorated on ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Bedford, resident with his widowed mother, Charlotte, at 5, Foster Street, Bedford. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. See also Bedford St Peters(1894-1903), Lieutenant, 101st Indian Grenadiers, Indian Army. Attested in Vancouver, aged 44 years 6 months (probably lied about his age - see census details), height 5 feet 7½ inches, chest 37 inches, dark complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Killed in action Saturday 1 July 1916 in France & Flanders. In the 1901 census he was aged 24, born Reigate, Surrey, an Insurance Clerk, livign with his widowed mother, Eleanor, in Copland Road, Wembley, Hendon, Middlesex. Grave 2.(1908-13), Rifleman 555592, 16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles), London Regiment posted to 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Son of John and Mary A Hart, of 77, Howbury St., Bedford. He joined in April 1917, and underwent a short period of training prior to his being drafted to France, where he saw much heavy fighting at Arras, Ypres, Loos, Beaumont-Hamel and Cambrai. Graduated Central Flying School, Uoparon 13 September 1913. was awarded " for services in connection with operations in the field."(1897-1900), Captain, "A" Company, 8th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Oxford, a Fruitgrower Foreman, boarding at Backside,s Whitford, Axminster, Devon. See also Bath For conspicuous gallantry and determination on "Hill 70" on 25th and 26th September, 1915, when with a Serjeant and about six men he held on to his position until practically everyone else in the vicinity had retired. Killed in action Wednesday 21 April 1915 in France & Flanders. For some hours the enemy made repeated attempts to drive our men out by heavy artillery and machine-gune (sic) fire, bombing and infantry attacks, which were all repulsed. He fell into the arms of a Sergeant of the Bedfords and never spoke again. If I am hit, go on I ' It was his initiative and courageous behaviour that has enabled us to hold on to the position. In the 1891 census he was aged 14, born bedford, a scholar, resident with his parents, Thomas and Elizabeth Legge, in Harpur Street, Bedford. In the 1901 census he was aged 20, a Medical Student (Cambridge), resident with his parents, John E and Emmeline E Linnell, at The Vicarage, Main Street, Pavenham, Bedford. Captain Robert Linnell’s father who was the Vicar at the time at Pavenham who took the service and both men are actually buried at Pavenham. His Service record is in the National Achives - WO 339 - Officers' Services, First World War, Regular Army And Emergency Reserve Officers - cannot locate him as a fallen soldier. Although wounded he worked continuously, showing great courage and determination." [London Gazette 18 June 1917] In the 1911 census he is aged 28, born Cambridge, an Architect, unmarried, visiting at Millfields House, South Weald, Essex. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Bedford, resident with his parents, Thomas and Emma Shelton, at 46, Tavistock Street, Bedford. Grave 9.(1895-01), Lieutenant, HMS Viking, Royal Navy. In the 1891 census he was aged 14, born India, boarder, schoolboy, at Bedford County School, Kemspton, Bedford. Born 20 July 1882 in the Kensington Registration District, London, baptised 6 August 1882 at Kensington St Barnabas, Kensington and Chelsea, London. Buried in BUS HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Killed in action Sunday , in Pas de Calais, France. Born 21 February 1888 at Mount Pleasant, Redditch, Worcestershire, and baptised at St. Son of Sarah Webb, of 1, Chobham Rd., Ottershaw, Chertsey, Surrey, and the late William Webb. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, born Mount Pleasant, Redditch, Worcestershire, resident with his widowed mother, at Headley, Ipsley, Warwickshire. Husband of Nellie Maud Massy Wheeler, of 5, Gwydyr Mansions, Hove, Sussex, married 27 March 1900 at St Thomas, St Marylebone, Westminster, Middlesex. On the 12th April, 1915, Major Wheeler asked permission to take out his Squadron and attempt to capture a flag, which was the centre point of a group of the enemy who were firing on one of our picquets. Buried in VIEILLE-CHAPELLE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, LACOUTURE, Pas de Calais, France. In 1896 the family were resident in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire. See also Tring War Memorial(1905-16), Second Lieutenant, X/58 Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, a boarder at school, born Tring, resident 1 Waldeck Avenue, Bedford.
IN the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Grendon, Northamptonshire, resident with his parents, Charles Fred and Frances Louisa Dinsley, at School House, The Green, Harrold, Bedfordshire. Awarded DSO (London Gazette 19-4-01) for services during Boer War. MP for Georgetown in the first parliament of Union of South Africa in 1910-11. Married Ella Mabel Waylen on 3-6-1893, had six daughters. His cheif enterprise was the formation of the East Rand Proprietary Mines, of which he was chairman from its inception to the day of his death. Son of George Gray, of 55, Madeley Rd., Ealing, London, and the late Elizabeth Ann Gray, originally of "Langley", Waltham Avenue, Egham, Surrey. Enlisted in 6th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps in 12 October 1914, in London, aged 32, Clerk by trade, unmarried, height 5 feet 6½ inches, chest 35 inches. at Mhow, India, 29 April, 1911, and went with them to South Africa ; was home on leave when war broke out in Aug. enlisted Chatham, Kent, resident Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Second son of William and Sarah Elizabeth Martin, of "Maydencroft," Ampthill, Beds. Buried in ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. In 1904 he was invited to play at Northampton and only a year later he was made captain. In the 1911 census he was aged 31, born Newport Pagnell, an Ironmongers Assistant, resident with his parents at 13 High Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. Missing, later reported killed in action Monday 5 February 1917, in Pas de Calais, France. Born 13 October 1887 and baptised 4 December 1887 in Bombay, India. Killed in action Friday 5 February 1915, in Pas de Calais, France. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, a butcher, born St. See also Huntingdon All Saints and Huntingdon Town Hall(1907-10), Private 5807, 3rd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. He was the son of Thomas Philbrick, a Contractors Agent, born 1844 in Reading, Berkshire, and his wife Isabel, born 1850 in Cahore, Punjab, India. following ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from Nov. 1914 ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from Sept. He was popular with the whole brigade, and loved by the men and officers of his company." He . In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, a Clerk, resident with his brother and sister at Great White End Farm, Latimer, Buckinghamshire. WALKER John Croxton of the Holt Aspley Guise Bedfordshire second lieutenant H. Army died 3 September 1916 in France Probate London 14 November to Frederick Walker and Joseph Hill farmers. 6d.(1900-06), Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Grave 22.2nd LIEUTENANT WALTER ARTHUR BEAUMONT WALKER, ARMY SERVICE CORPS, attd. THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT, son of Richard Beaumont Walker, Ranchi, Chota Nagpur, India, was born at Dilrugahm, Upper Assam, on the 24th March, 1892.
Son of Charles Frederick and Frances Louisa Dinsley (nee Gifkins), of Harrold, Sharnbrook. of Charles Frederick Dinsley, of Harrold, Sharnbrook, co. Took part in Jameson Raid of 1895 and sentenced to death for treason by the Afrikaners, but remitted on payment of 25,000 fine. Eight years later he and his brothers established themsleves at Johannesburg, where in a few years he became one of the leading men in the mining industry of the Witwatersrand. Killed in action Friday 29 January 1915, in Pas de Calais, France. Born 23 September 1880, Egham Surrey, enlisted London, resident Egham, Surrey. Son of John Hamilton Marshall, of Lenox Ave, Melbourne, Australia and Blanche Marshall of 73 Muswell Hill London; brother of John Marshall (below). Employed in the Royal Mail Shipping Office, London. Killed in action Sunday 25 August 1918, in Pas de Calais, France. Born 28 June 1895 in the Straits Settlements, Singapore. Killed in action Thursday 16 November 1916, in Egypt. In Northampton there is a memorial to Edgar Mobbs as he played his rugby there. Since he could run 100 yards in a little over 10 seconds, it was not surprising that he became a wing three-quarter of genius. Mouat-Biggs, of 28, Pickwick Rd., Dulwich Village, London. Son of John and Elizabeth Annie Odell, of High St., Newport Pagnell, Bucks. In the 1891 census he was aged 11, resident with his parents in High Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. See also Newport Pagnell Extract from ODELL Percy John of Blair House Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire corporal in H. Army died between 6 and 9 October 1916 in France on active service Probate London 1 February to John Odell and Reginald Thomas Odell ironmongers. 1d.(1900-04), Lieutenant, Hood Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, single, born Goa, Portuguese India, Assistant Paymaster, on board H. Panel 9.(1903-04), Private 959, "B" Squadron, Northamptonshire Yeomanry. Son of the late William and Annie Pentelow, of Huntingdon. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, resident with his father in Market Square, St Neots, Huntingdonshire. neots, Huntingdonshire, resident with his parents at 66, High Street, Huntingdon St John, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire. His Commanding Officer wrote : " He had done his duty nobly in the attack for three days under most trying conditions. Son of Alweyne Turner (Barrister-at-Law), and of Violet F. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Newport, Pagnell, resident with his parents, James C and Mary A Walker, at 86, High Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire.
Buried at COURCELETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Woburn, resident with his parents, Gibson and Emma Andrews, at Park Street, Woburn, Ampthill, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Keysoe, Bedfordshire, resident with his parents at School House, Harlington, Ampthill, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was a boarder, born Southampton, aged 9, resident 9, Dynevor Road, Bedford. Grave 5.(1910-12), Private 43821, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Son of William and Annie Qualia Ball, of 15, Argyll St., Bedford. Died in the United Kingdom Friday 6 April 1917, in Kent. Born 17 December 1898, baptised 2 April 1899 in Biggleswade. Killed in action Friday 22 September 1916, on the Somme). resident with his parents at 5, Spencer Parade, Northampton St Giles, Northampton. Grave 28.(1907-11), Private T/1400, "A" Company, 1st/10th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Born 18 January 1899 in Bedford and enlisted Bedford.
Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Taught at Barton Manor School (seniors, mixed), Barton-Le-Clay from 27 September 1909, still there 13 July 1910. Pier and Face 9 A 9 B and 10 B.(1900-09), Lieutenant, 34th Sikh Pioneers, Indian Army. Buried in ESTAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, Nord, France. Died of wounds 21st July 1918 in France & Flanders. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany. Son of Albert John and Frances Barcock, of High St., Sharnbrook, Beds. Buried in HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Died from fractured skull received in a fall Thursday 27 April 1916, in India. Born 26 July 1894 in Turvey, enlisted Battersea, Surrey. Grave 18.(1909-11), Captain, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment attached 4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Son of Elizabeth Ingram, of The Lodge, Latchmere Rd., Kingston-on-Thames, and the late Charles Ingram. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. (1911-16), Private 38566, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Son of Walter Thomas and Sarah Ann James, of 112, Gladstone St., Bedford. Edith John; husband of Muriel Augusta Gay (formerly John), of Snape, Wadhurst, Sussex, married 1908. In the 1901 census he is aged 5, born bedford, resident with his parents, George Marwood and Lavinia Teresa Johnston, at 46, Gery Street, Bedford.
He took part in the operations in the Orange Free State, including the defence of Wepener, operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, aug to sep 1900, operations in the Orange River Colony 1900 including actions at Wittebergen 1-29 July) and in Cape Colony, south of the Orange River. After the conclusion of peace in 1902 he took an active part in the work of re-organisation, and when responsible government was granted to the Transvaal, he was unanimously elected leader of the progressive party in the house of assembly, in opposition to the inistry of General Botha. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Potton, at school, resident with his parents at Back Street, Potton, Bedfordshire. Killed in action Sunday 15 April 1917, in Pas de Calais, France. In the 1901 census he was agd 4, born Harpenden, esident with his parents at Hardwicke Street, Wavendon, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Greaves, of Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Mobbs was a charismatic leader and at the outbreak of the First World War he personally raised a company of volunteers of the Northampton Regiment, known as 'Mobbs Own'. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, at school with his three brothers, born Bengal, India, resident with his aunt at 2 Burnaby Road, Bedford. In the 1891 Census Thomas, was still shown as a Contarctor, but now lived without his family as a Boarder at 25, Earl Howe Street, Leicester. he has been quite invaluable, and I got to know and appreciate his qualities more fully. following, and is now assumed to have been killed in action on that date. While defending a trench at the latter place on the 25th October, 1914, he was struck in the abdomen by a rifle bullet, and died from his wound on the 30th at Havre.
When the South African war broke out he raised two Regiments of South African Horse, and was appointed Major, Kaffrarian Rifles, 1-12-1900 and served in this campaign as major on the staff of the Colonial Division 1899-1900. See also Potton(1907-14), Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Son of Harry Marshall Freear, and Margaret Ann Freear, of Harpenden, Herts. Also listed as Corporal 10277, Bedfordshire Regimen in WW! Died of wounds Monday 1 July 1918, in Pas de Calais, France. Born 11 October 1885, baptised 8 November 1885 in St Thomas, Brampton, Derbyshire, son of Thomas and Mary Jane Greaves. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. In 1909 he captained his country against the touring Australians. Died of wounds Friday 22 March 1918, at Clary, Nord, France as a German Prisoner of War. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Newport Pagnell, resident with his parents at 5, High Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. Buried in RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. At the time of the 1881 Census the family were resident at 5, Tubs Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent. 1916, and died in the Field Ambulance on the following day, Sunday. His Colonel wrote : " Since he came to us in the 3rd Battn. Mobbs, the County Footballer, were attached as D Coy. 1915 ; was reported wounded and missing after the fighting at Loos 27 Sept. He joined the 3rd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment as 2nd Lieutenant in 1912, obtaining his step in May, 1914, and on the outbreak of war was attached for active service to the 2nd Battalion, taking part with it in the retirement from Mons and the subsequent battles of the Marne, the Aisne, and La Basset.
Spencer witnessed Mobbs' heroic effort: In the tornado of hostile shelling he got ahead and seeing a number of his men cut down by an undiscovered machine-gun strong-point, he charged to bomb it, certain death under such a terrific hail of shell. The landing and attack were carried out under great difficulties, after giving notice of the intention to bombard what was believed to be an open and undefended town. Killed in action on Sunday, 23 December 1917 in Egypt. Born 19 December 1896 in Bedford and enlisted Bedford, resident Deptford. Deceased was presented with the Military Cross by the King at the investiture at Buckingham Palace in June last. His Commandant's letter left Captain Hatt's fate undecided, but the slight hope entertained that he might be alive was removed by a telegram which the Mayor received on Saturday evening from Mrs. That lady being in London undertook to call at the War Office and when she inquired there late on Saturday was informed that information had just come through that Captain Arthur Hatt was killed. On Sunday morning His Worship received information of the sad intelligence that his son was killed on Sunday, July 2nd, in the form of an official telegram from the War Office, which also expressed the Army Council’s deep sympathy. Arthur Hatt was at once intensely desirious of bearing arms and in the autumn of 1914 enlisted in the Southdown Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of acute appendicitis Friday 9 November 1917, at Ypres. Buried in HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Devon, unmarried, Electrical And Mechanical Engineer, resident with his widowed mother at 25 Grafton Road, Bedford. Son of Walter and Louisa Alice Prentice, of 50, Hurst Grove, Bedford. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Born 7 April 1897 in Colyton, Devon, resident Ware, Hertfordshire, enlisted Bedford. Florence Stafford, of Bedford, and the late Charles Calvert Stafford. Bedford Modern School: was engaged In farming ; joined the Bedfordshire Yeomanry 9 Sept,. Killed at sea Thursday 14 December 1916, when his ship was sunk by an enemy submarine. Born 23 April 1873 in Wells-Next-the-Sea, baptised at Wells Next the Sea, son of Frederick Eyres and Nancy Violet Taylor. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including at Gallipoli). (1902-10), [Listed as THOMPSON on SDGW] Lance Corporal 203945, 3rd/4th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Son of Alfred Palmer and Alice Kate Thomson, of Holly Croft, Flitwick, Beds. WHEELER George Godfrey Massy lately stationed at Poona in India a major 7th Hariana Lancers (Indian Cavalry) died 13 April 1915 near Shaiba in Mesopotamia Probate London 22 May to Nellie Maud Wheeler widow.