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Armstrong, HWT

(1892 - 1915)

2nd Lieutenant

7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment

Born 26th April 1892, Harry was the eldest son of civil servant William Armstrong and his wife, Alice. His two younger brothers, Wallace and Jack,…

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Arnold, CV

(1894 - 1917)

Flight Lieutenant

Royal Naval Air Service

Charles was born on July 1st 1894, the son of Ernest Arnold, a renowned military doctor. Whilst at the College he was a particularly keen…

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Arthur, H

(1876 - 1918)


Chinese Labour Corps

Hugh was born May 27th 1876, the 2nd son of W.M.B. Arthur, who was at the time working in Hong Kong. He began his education…

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Ashwin, MF

(1887 - 1918)


28th (1st Artists Rifles) Battalion, London Regiment

Born 2nd June 1887, he was the son of Edward Godfrey Ashwin, an ordained priest, and his wife, Blanche. When Manley joined the College in…

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Aspden, EH

(1897 - 1917)

2nd Lieutenant

6th Battalion, The Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment

Born March 17th 1897, Ernest was the younger son of Hartley Aspden, a journalist and author. When he left the College he had offers to…

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Attwater, HSJ

(1893 - 1916)


3rd Battalion, Northampton Regiment

Born 20th November 1893, Humphrey was the son of barrister Thomas Henry Attwater and was the middle of three brothers to attend the College. He…

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Bailey, PG

(1886 - 1917)


Royal Field Artillery

He was born on September 2nd 1886 in Bognor, Sussex, the fifth of six sons of medical doctor James Bailey and his wife, Louisa, of…

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Bailey, TEG

(1883 - 1919)


11th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment

Tom was born on April 15th 1883, the fourth of six sons of medical doctor James Bailey and his wife, Louisa, of whom only he…

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Ball, AS

(1891 - 1917)


Royal Field Artillery

Shirley was born in South Africa on January 29th 1891, the son of William and Frances Ball, and spent the early part of his education…

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Ball, FG

(1893 - 1916)

2nd Lieutenant

3rd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment

Born 13th September 1893, Frank was the fourth child of John Ball and his wife, Eliza, who were residents of Camberwell. He was originally at…

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