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The 23 Service Battalion Royal Fusiliers

With the formation of the 23 Service Battalion Royal Fusiliers it will be admitted quite a new type of man was brought into the British Army. Public Schools battalions, the Chums, the Footballers, and other battalions were formed. But to the First Sportsman’s belongs the honor of introducing an actually new type. To begin with, it was cosmopolitan. Practically every grade of life was represented, from the peer to the peasant; class distinctions were swept away, every man turned to and pulled his bit. To illustrate what is meant one hut of thirty men at Hornchurch may be mentioned. In this hut the first bed was occupied by the brother of a peer. The second was occupied by the man who formerly drove his motor-car. Both had enlisted at the same time at the Hotel Cecil, had passed the doctor at the same time at St. Paul’s Churchyard, and had drawn their service money when they signed their papers. Other beds in this hut were occupied by a mechanical engineer, an old Blundell School boy, planters, a mine overseer from Scotland, a man in [18]possession of a flying pilot’s certificate secured in France, a photographer, a poultry farmer, an old sea dog who had rounded Cape Horn on no fewer than nine occasions, a man who had hunted seals, “with more patches on his trousers than he could count,” as he described it himself, a bank clerk, and so on. The 23 Service Battalion Royal Fusiliers Honor List, Officers, NOC and Men Roll of Honor – Surname A – Z The Nominal Roll Surname A – Z   Movements of...

Roll of Honor – Surname A – Z

British Empire Army – World War I Officers Rank. Name. Date of Death. Remarks. Lieut. Aris, T.A. 16/ 4/17 —— 2/Lieut. Bushell, R.H.C. 27/ 7/16 —— Lieut. Carpenter, C. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Chubb, T. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. De Beck, G.C. 18/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Green, L.A. 13/11/16 —— Capt. Hayward, C.B. 27/ 7/16 —— Capt. Hilder, M.L. 3/ 5/17 —— Capt. Johnson, R.D. 6/ 7/16 —— 2/Lieut. Kentfield, E.N. 17/ 2/17 —— Capt. Lissaman, A.J. 13/ 4/17 —— 2/Lieut. Morris, R.M. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Oliver, E.A. 27/ 7/16 —— Capt. Ranken, D.C. 27/ 7/16 —— Capt. Rattray, D.L. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Symonds, A. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Taylor, E.F.H. 27/ 7/17 —— Capt. Wiggen, R.H. 17/ 2/17 —— 2/Lieut. Balbirnie, J.V.E. 7/ 9/18 —— 2/Lieut. Burgess, R.C. 3/ 5/17 Missing 3/5/17. Death accepted as having occurred on or since 3/5/17, on lapse of time. 2/Lieut. Cornes, H.P.G. 27/ 9/17 —— A/Capt. Coull, J.F. 30/ 9/18 —— 2/Lieut. Davies, D.F. 15/ 4/18 —— 2/Lieut. Dixon, R.E.L. 8/ 5/18 —— 2/Lieut. Freeston, C.A.E. 25/ 3/18 Reported wd. and missing 25/3/18. Death accepted as having occurred on or since. Capt. Fugeman, W.A. 1/12/17 —— 2/Lieut Jackson, A.R. 25/ 4/18 —— 2/Lieut. Jackson, W. 30/ 9/18 —— 2/Lieut. Pratt, W.G.J. 28/ 9/17 —— 2/Lieut. Sanders, F.J. 6/ 8/18 Died of wds. at 3 Can. St. Hosp. 2/Lieut. Smith, A.W. 7/ 9/18 —— 2/Lieut. Wells, F.B. 10/10/18 Died of wds. at 46 C.C.S. NCO’s and Men Surname A 75577 Pte. Addison, F. 7/9/18 —— 115 Cpl. Albany, W. 2/8/16 Died of wds. 5 C.C.S. 2409 Pte. Alcock, C.J. 27/7/16 ——...

The Nominal Roll Surname A – Z

British Empire Military – World War I Officers Colonel Viscount Maitland. 2nd Lieut. A.G. Rees. Lieut.-Col. A. St. H. Gibbons. 2nd Lieut. F.H. Brown. Major G.H.H. Richey. 2nd Lieut. A.J. Barr. Capt. W.A. Powell. 2nd Lieut. Hon. B. Yorke. Capt. P. Suckling. 2nd Lieut. F.E. Pearson. Capt. N.A.L. Cockell. 2nd Lieut. L.E. Eeman. Capt. E. Cragg. 2nd Lieut. R.O. Jourdain. Capt. Stanley Holmes. 2nd Lieut. N.A.L. Way. Capt. H.J.H. Inglis. 2nd Lieut. E.V. Hine. Capt. B.A. de Bourbel. 2nd Lieut. J.C. Fenton. Capt. H.E.F. Richardson. 2nd Lieut. N. Firth. Capt. H.V.C. Pirie. 2nd Lieut. C.B. Hayward. Lieut.-Quar. R. de Vere Stacpoole. 2nd Lieut. G.R. Nicolaus. Lieut. H.V. Foy. 2nd Lieut. W.J. Stevenson. Lieut. R.N. Sealey. 2nd Lieut. D. Godlonton. Lieut. P.V. Hayes. 2nd Lieut. C.R. Little. Lieut. H.A. Taylor. 2nd Lieut. R.M. Ritchie. Lieut. E.E. Isaac, R.A.M.C. 2nd Lieut. N.R. Crum-Ewing. Lieut. E.A. Winter. 2nd Lieut. C.A. Moore. Lieut. E.J. Cross. 2nd Lieut. D. Rattray. Lieut. Hon. A. Yorke. 2nd Lieut. L.H. Colman. Lieut. R.C. Hillcoat. 2nd Lieut. R.B. Marriott. Lieut. J.P. Roberts. 2nd Lieut. L.H. Bayley. 2nd Lieut. F.H. Cox. 2nd Lieut. R.O. Crookes. 2nd Lieut. G. Dixon-Spain. 2nd Lieut. F.G. Bull. 2nd Lieut. W.A. Rutherford. 2nd Lieut. Owen H. Williams. 2nd Lieut. J.J. Cameron. 2nd Lieut. N. Worship. 2nd Lieut. P.H. Cooper. 2nd Lieut. R.H. Gregg. 2nd Lieut. A.C. Hobson. 2nd Lieut. M. Fraser. 2nd Lieut. N.A. Lewis. 2nd Lieut. E.G. Hayes. 2nd Lieut. A.J.H. Kennedy. 2nd Lieut. A.A. Humfrey. 2nd Lieut. E.F.H. Taylor. 2nd Lieut. F.S. Meeks. 2nd Lieut. G.C. Lovibond. 2nd Lieut. C.W. Burgess. 2nd Lieut. P.A. Williams. Surname A Abbott, G.H. 1833 Ablett, E.V.W....

Honor List, Officers, NOC and Men

British Empire Army – World War I Names of officers awarded decorations and mentioned in dispatches. Officers Rank. Name. Date of Award or Mention. Decoration, etc. Capt. Bull, F.G. 4/6/17 Military Cross Capt. Bull, F.G. 26/7/17 Bar to M.C. Major Bowyer, C.H. 4/4/17 Chevalier de la Coronne Major Bowyer, C.H. 13/3/18 D.S.O. Capt. Barr, A.J. 11/5/17 Military Cross Lieut. Colman, L.H. 9/4/17 Mentioned in Despatches Capt. Gardner, A.S. 17/4/17 Military Cross Capt. Humfrey, A.A.P. 13/2/17 Military Cross Capt. Humfrey, A.A.P. 17/4/17 Bar to M.C. Capt. Hilder, M.L. 11/5/17 Military Cross Capt. Isaac, E.E. (R.A.M.C.) 20/10/16 Military Cross Capt. Isaac, E.E. (R.A.M.C.) 17/4/17 Bar to M.C. Major Lewis, N.A. 13/2/17 Military Cross Major Lewis, N.A. 17/4/17 Bar to M.C. Major Lewis, N.A. 26/7/17 D.S.O. Major Lewis, N.A. 7/11/17 Mentioned in Despatches Lieut. Moore, E.A. 22/5/17 Mentioned in Despatches Lieut. Milsom, M.G. 26/7/17 Military Cross Capt. Spencer, H. 15/6/16 Mentioned in Despatches Capt. Spencer, H. 1/1/17 Military Cross Capt. Spencer, H. 7/11/17 Mentioned in Despatches Capt. Spencer, H. 7/4/18 Mentioned in Despatches Capt. Spencer, H. 8/7/19 Mentioned in Despatches Lt.-Col. Vernon, H.A. (From 1st K.R.R. Corps) 22/2/16 Croix de Chevalier Lt.-Col. Vernon, H.A. (From 1st K.R.R. Corps) 20/10/16 D.S.O. Lt.-Col. Vernon, H.A. (From 1st K.R.R. Corps) 4/1/17 Mentioned in Despatches Lt.-Col. Winter, E.A. 1/1/17 Military Cross Lt.-Col. Winter, E.A. 7/11/17 Mentioned in Despatches Lt.-Col. Winter, E.A. 1/1/18 D.S.O. Lt.-Col. Winter, E.A. 23/7/18 Bar to D.S.O. Lt.-Col. Winter, E.A. 8/11/18 Mentioned in Despatches Capt. Wiggen, R.H. 20/10/16 Military Cross Lieut. Anderson, J. McC. 8/3/19 Military Cross Lieut. Cashman, J. 8/11/18 Mentioned in Despatches Capt. Cluff, W.B. 23/7/18 Military Cross 2/Lieut. De Ritter,...

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