Category Archives: Cemeteries [D – N]

Cpl. W. Crookes

Corporal Walter CROOKES – ‘C’ Company Wounded and Captured:  24 August 1914    Repatriated: 22 November 1918  Personal: Walter was born on 13th November 1893 probably at 29 Thomas Street, Eccleshall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Walter (Pen … Continue reading

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Sgt. A.W. Raynor

Sergeant 4277 Arthur William RAYNOR, D.C.M. – ‘C’ Company Captured:  24 August 1914    Repatriated: 22 January 1919 Personal: Arthur was born in Fermoy, Ireland, on 19th December 1879. He was the son of Arthur (Coachman) and Mary Emma (née Williamson) Raynor (later of … Continue reading

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Capt. B.E. Massy

Captain Bertie Errol MASSY – (2nd i/c ‘A’ Company) Wounded and Captured: 25 October 1914 (?)        Repatriated: 18 November 1918 Personal: Bertie was born on 1st November 1883 at Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales. He was the son of Haworth Peel … Continue reading

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Maj. B. H. Chetwynd-Stapylton

Major (later Colonel) Bryan Henry CHETWYND-STAPYLTON          Senior Major,    Awards:  M.i.D., C.B.E.         Captured: 24 August 1914       Repatriated: 16 November 1918 (?) Personal: Bryan was born on 10th June 1873 at Monkstown, Dublin, … Continue reading

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Lt. J.C. Sproule

Lieut. (Major) James Chambers SPROULE, M.C.  (Quartermaster) Personal: James (known as ‘Mickey’) was born on 17th December 1872 at Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland. He was the son of William Thomas (Colour Sergeant, 54th Regiment) and Jane (née Chambers) Sproule. He had 3 older … Continue reading

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2/Lieut. R. H. Bolton

2/Lieutenant (Major) Richard Harry BOLTON – (‘D’ Company) Wounded and Captured: 24 August 1914        Repatriated: 16 November 1918 Personal: Richard was born on 19th February 1894 at Donald, British Columbia, Canada. He was the son of Samuel Henry (Civil Engineer) … Continue reading

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Capt. V.R. Tahourdin

Captain (Major) Victor Richard TAHOURDIN  (Adjutant) Captured: 24 August 1914       Repatriated: 14 June 1918 Personal: Victor was born on 18th May 1881 at 9 Upper Cloister, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, where his father, Rev. Richard Tahourdin, was Honorary Chaplain to … Continue reading

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2/Lt. G.S.Jacobs

2/Lieutenant (Major) George Spencer JACOBS – (‘A’ Company) Captured: 24 August 1914        Repatriated: 17 November 1918 Personal: George was born on 7th March 1885 in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. He was the son of George Harvey (Foreman Cooper – … Continue reading

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Capt. J.L. Shore

Captain (Major) John Lintorn SHORE, D.S.O., O.B.E., L.d.H., M.i.D. –  (Officer Commanding ‘B’ Company) Captured: 13 October 1914       Repatriated: 4 March 1919 Personal: Lintorn Shore was born on 6th September 1880 at Whatley House, Frome, Somerset, and was the … Continue reading

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Capt. C.E. Joliffe

Captain Cyril Edward JOLLIFFE M.C. – (2 i/c ‘B’ Company) Wounded and Captured: 24 August 1914    Repatriated: 13 September 1917 Personal: Cyril was born on 1st May 1883 in Brighton, Sussex. He was the only child of William Davis (Solicitor) … Continue reading

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