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CAMBORNE SCHOOL OF MINES WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & Boer War - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Carol Richards 2018
additional information Martin Edwards

The Camborne School of Mines war memorial is to be updated and the ceremony in November 2018 will be at King Edward Mine. Those marked with an asterisk ['*'] are not listed on the original memorial. The names for each comflict have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of reading and research.

The Camborne School of Mines (Cornish: Scoll Balow Cambron), commonly abbreviated to CSM, was founded in 1888. Its research and teaching is related to the understanding and management of the Earth's natural processes, resources and the environment. It has undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes within the Earth resources, civil engineering and environmental sectors. CSM is located at the Penryn Campus, near Falmouth, Cornwall, UK. The school merged with the University of Exeter in 1993. [Source: Wikipedia]

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In grateful memory of the men of Camborne School of Mines who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War 1914-19

AIRTH Rennie Alexander
Attended CSM 1911-1914. Temporary Lieutenant, 7 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 July 1917 in Belgium. Aged 23. Son of George Rennie Airth and Alice Pemberton Airth. South African, resident Transvaal. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, a student, born Johannesburg, South Africa, resident Trumpington Road, Cambridge. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. PLot II. Row A. Grave 1. See also Cambridge, Ley's School World War 1
AVERY Edward John
Attended CSM 1898-1901. Lieutenant, 4th Battalion (Territorial), Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Died 1 February 1915 in India. Aged 36. Resident Grampound. Buried 1 February 1915 in Karachi Cemetery (A/D. M. 23.), Bombay (now Pakistan). Commemorated on DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE), India. Face 1.
BAKER Arthur Forbes
Attended CSM 1906-1909. Flight Commander, 5nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and 3rd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 11 April 1917 in France. Aged 26. Resident Wimbledon. Son of Frederick W. and Winifred Baker, of 10, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot V. Row E. Grave 20.
BALCOMBE, MC Charles Percy Lionel
Attended CSM 1905-1908. Major, 11th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 29 October 1918 in France. Aged 30. Resident Tunbridge. Son of Stephen B. Balcombe; husband of Annie D. Balcombe, of The Grey House, Camborne, Cornwall, married 1914 in Cornwall. Student of Camborne School of Mines, and an Old Felstedian. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) and Bar. Buried in AWOINGT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 11.
BARRATT * John Rowland
[Also spelt Roland] Attended CSM 1911-1914. Lieutenant, No. 23 G.H.Q. Reserve Mechanical Transport, 1144th Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 24 January 1919 in France. Aged 25. Son of Harold and Ruby Barratt, of Fernbank, Pittville Circus Rd., Cheltenham, Glos. Resident Redmarley, Gloucestershire. Formerly Private 2286, Gloucestershire Yeomanry. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XLV. Row B. Grave 1.
BECKERLEG Stephen Trevor
Attended CSM 1913-1914. Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action 15 October 1915 in France. Aged 20. Resident Pietermaritzburg. Son of Stephen Colenso Beckerleg and Mary Beckerleg, of "Glencoe," Pednolver Terrace, St. Ives, Cornwall. Born at Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Educated at Pietermaritzburg College. Student at Camborne (Cornwall) School of Mines. Volunteered in 1914. Buried in HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES, Somme, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 6. See also St Ives, Cornwall
BELLASIS * William Joseph
Attended CSM 1903-1905. Private 115, East African Mounted Rifles. Died 3 November 1914 in German East Africa. Aged 29. Resident Ashby de la Zouch. In the 1891 census he was aged 6, born London, Middlesex, resident with his father, William Bellasis, at Basildine Lodge, Ponsonby Road, Putney, Wandsworth, London & Surrey. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, a pupil, resident Park Dene, West Bourne Park Road, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Hampshire & Dorset. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 8. Row E. Collective grave 6-13.
BENNETT John Francis
Attended CSM 1913-1915. Second Lieutenant, 9th (Cyclist) Battalion (Territorial), Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 August 1918 in France. Aged 22. Resident Camborne. Buried in MORY ABBEY MILITARY CEMETERY, MORY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 13.
BERRYMAN Morley
Attended CSM 1913-1914. Private 200315, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry attached to 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died (from disease probably) 20 August 1916 in Mesopotamia. Aged 21. Born and resident Camborne. Enlisted Truro, Cornwall. Son of Ellen Berryman, of Ivy House, Basset Rd., Camborne, Cornwall, and the late John Berryman. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Camborne, Cornwall, son of John and Ellen Berryman, resident Laity Street, Troon, Camborne, Redruth, Cornwall. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Camborne, Cornwall, a builder with his father, son of John and Ellen Berryman, resident Pendarves Road, Camborne, Cornwall. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XXI. Row H. Grave 24.
BRAITHWAITE Humphrey Layland
Attended CSM 1903-1906. Second Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 10 July 1916 in Belgium. Aged 31. Resident Acton, Suffolk. Son of Mary Braithwaite, of Brook House, Long Melford, Suffolk, and the late Rev. Prancis Joseph Braithwaite. In the 1901 census he was aged 15, a schoolboy boarder, born Suffolk, boarding at Parsley Newick House, Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Buried in BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 6. See also Long Melford, Suffolk and also Great Waldingfield, Suffolk
CALVERT Cecil Frederick Holcombe
Attended CSM 1912-1914. Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment attached 179th Company, Royal Engineers. Died 14 September 1915 in France. Aged 21. Resident London. Son of Albert Frederick and Florence Calvert, of 56, Eton Avenue, London. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, a student, born Richmond, Surrey, resident with his father, Albert F Calvert, at 56, Eton Avenue, Hampstead, London & Middlesex. Buried in ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 3.
CANE Maurice
Attended CSM 1903-1906. Second Lieutenant, 1st Battery, 153rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 4 August 1917 in Belgium. Aged 35. Resident Celbridge, County Kildare. Son of Col. Claude Cane, and Mrs. Cane (nee Mackintosh), of "St. Wolstans," Celbridge, Co. Kildare; husband of Hilda Jessie Bisset Liddell (formerly Cane), of "Balgonie," Branksome Park Rd., Camberley, Surrey. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row H. Grave 5.
CARTER, DCM Noel Conway
Attended CSM 1897-1900 est. Corporal 1549, 2nd South African Horse. Died of disease 21 February 1917 in South Africa. Aged 38. Resident St Erth. Son of the Rev. Conway M. D. and Mrs. Georgina M. Carter. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). In the 1881 census he was aged 1, born Exeter, Devon, resident with his parents, Conway and Georgina Carter, at 16, Bedford Circus, Exeter Bedford Circus, Exeter, Devon. In the 1901 census he was aged 21, born Exeter, Devon, a student, resident with his parents, Conway and Georgina Carter, at Vicarage, St Erth Rural, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in JOHANNESBURG (BRIXTON) CEMETERY, Gauteng, South Africa. Grave reference E.C. 293. See also St Erth, Cornwall
CLAYTON Charles Cairns Wilson Fowler
Attended CSM 1899-1903. Private 158, 1st Rhodesia Regiment. Died 7 February 1915 in German South West Africa. Aged 33. Resident Rhodesia and Newquay. Buried in SWAKOPMUND MUNICIPAL CEMETERY, Namibia. A/C. on S.W. Panel 1.
COXON Michael Patrick Stackpole
[On the Australian First World War Nominal Roll he is listed as Coxon, Patrick Michael] Attended CSM 1903-1906. Gunner 2267, 11th Australian Field Artillery Brigade. Died 25 May 1925 in Australia. Aged 41. Resident London.
CRATHORNE Frederick
Attended CSM 1903-1906. Lieutenant, General List attached to 252nd Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 14 January 1916 in France. Aged 38. Resident KwaZulu-Natal. Sailed to Durban (Port Natal) from the Port of London 21 October 1910 aboard the 'Umona', a shipof the Natal Line. Buried in TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 5.
CUNNACK, MC George James
Attended CSM 1913-1914. Captain, 180th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 17 October 1918 in France. Aged 22. Resident Helston. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in SERAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Row B. Grave 11. See also Helston
DAW William Westaway
Attended CSM 1900-1904. Second Lieutenant, 171st Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died 12 November 1918 in France. Aged 35. Resident Torquay. Son of John Williams Daw and Fanny Elizabeth Daw, of Garry Lodge, Torquay, Devon. Buried at TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot X. Row D. Grave 36.
DEMPSTER Ian Mackay
Attended CSM 1916-1917. Second Lieutenant, 52nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Died from wounds 24 February 1918 in France. Aged 20. Resident Perth, Australia. Son of the late James Pratt Dempster, J.P. and of Caroline Charlotte Dempster. Born Addington, Western Australia. Attested, for the duration of the war, 2 March 1916, occupation Mining Student, initially served as Third Class Air Mechanic 88601, Royal Flying Corps but was selected for a commission and was discharged 30 September 1917 at South Franborough, aged 19 years 7 months, height 5 feet 7 inches, chest 33 inches. Buried 28 February 1918 in ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 1.
DICKSON, MC Edward John Quale
Attended CSM 1908-1911. Captain, 255th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 26 October 1917 in Belgium. Aged 28. Resident Castletown, Isle of Man. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). In the 1911 census he was aged 21, a lodger, a Mining Student, born Grahamstown, South Africa, lodging in Basset Street, Camborne, Cornwall. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVII. Row A. Grave 19.
FARRAR John Harold
Attended CSM 1906-1908. Captain, 3rd Battalion attached 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 April 1915 in France. Aged 27. Resident Cold Brayfield, Buckinghamshire. Son of Capt. J.P. Farrar, D.S.O. and Mrs. A. Mary Farrar, of 110, Elm Park Gardens, Chelsea, London. Gazetted, June, 1906. Twice Mentioned in Despatches. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born Cape Colony, a Mining Engineer, resident with his father, John Percy Farrar, at Chicheley Hall, Chicheley Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30. See also Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire
FERGUSON, MC Harold Gowans
Attended CSM 1911-1913. Major, Royal Engineers. Died 30 November 1918 in England; death registered in the Barnet Registration District, Middlesex. Aged 28. Resident London. Son of James and Joan Hill Ferguson. Served in France. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Hornsey, Middlesex, resident with his parents, James and Joan Hill Ferguson, at 26, Connaught Road, Hornsey, Edmonton, Middlesex. Buried in HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. Grave reference 120. 25171.
GARDENNER John Vernon
Attended CSM 1914-1915. Second Lieutenant (Observer), 6th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died of wounds on 9 October 1918 in France from wounds received 8 October 1918. Aged 20. Resident Camborne. Born 22 December 1897. Son of Frederick John and Cecilia Mary Gardenner, of "Eshiels", Chapel St., Camborne, Cornwall. In the 1911 census he was aged13, born Camborne, at school, resident with his parents at Bassel Road, Camborne, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Camborne, Cornwall, resident with his parenst at Lambert Villas, 1, Tehidy Road, Camborne, Redruth, Cornwall. Buried in VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY, Aisne, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 21.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 5, Page 65:

GARDENNER, JOHN VERNON, 2nd Lieut., Royal Air Force, yst. s. of Frederick John Gardenner, of St. Denys, Basset Street, Camborne, Head Master of the School of Art there, by his wife, Cecilia, dau. of Henry Cave, of Swansea ; b. Camborne, co. Cornwall, 22 Dec. 1897 ; educ. County School, Redruth and Camborne School of Mines, where he finished first of his year in June, 1915 ; joined as a Corpl. in the Royal Engineers (Special Brigade) in July, 1915 ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from the following Aug., and took part in the attack on Loos 25 Sept., and in the fighting at Hulloch 13 Oct. of the same year, where he was gassed, and invalided home, returning to France in the following Dec. ; was again invalided home 10 Nov. 1916 ; rejoined his regiment 28 March, 1917 ; was slightly gassed 27 July following, and sent to hospital; transferring to the Royal Flying Corps in Sept. of the same year, he returned home for training ; obtained his Wings in July, 1918 ; gazetted 2nd Lieut. Royal Air Force the following month, and was attached to No. 6 Squadron as Observer ; made repeated observations over enemy lines, and died at Vandencourt 9 Oct. following, of wounds received in aerial action the previous day. Buried in Vandencourt New British Cemetery, north-north-west of St. Quentin. His Major wrote " His death is greatly felt by us all ; I am awfully sorry to lose him, he was such a stout fellow, and always so keen. He had been out on contact patrol, and one of his wings was nearly shot away by rifle fire. Just as he had dropped some most valuable information the wing broke away, and he crashed." Unm.

GATES Arthur Noel
Attended CSM 1913-1915. Second Lieutenant, 176th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 1 March 1917 in France. Aged 23. Resident London. Mentioned in Despatches. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, an Assayer, born London, visiting Thomas Nottle, at Lower Newton, Liskeard, St Neot, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Camberwell, London, resident with his parents, John B and Emma S Gates, at 106, Camberwell Grove, Camberwell, London & Surrey. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.
GREATWOOD Harold
Attended CSM 1905-1908. Second Lieutenant, "D" Battery, 36th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 20 October 1917 in France. Aged 30. Born 21 September 1887, baptised 22 October 1887 in Tiverton, St Peter Parish Church, son of Henry Frederick and Mary Jane Greatwood. Resident Southsea. Son of Col. Greatwood (East Surrey Regt.) and Mrs. Greatwood, of 20, Nettlecombe Avenue, Southsea, Hants. Buried in ST. JULIEN DRESSING STATION CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 7.
GROGAN Gerald Forman
Attended CSM 1903-1906. Lieutenant, 183rd Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 8 January 1918 in Belgium. Aged 34. Resident St Andrews. Son of Brig. Gen. E. G. Grogan, C.B., C.B.E. and Ida Mary Georgina Grogan, of Torrevagh, St. Andrews. Formerly 1395, 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row C. Grave 44.
HUDDY Edward
Attended CSM 1910-1913. Second Lieutenant, 11th Battalion attached to 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 30 July 1916 in France. Aged 24. Resident Taunton. In the 1911 census he was a boarder, aged 19, born Dowlish Wake, Somerset, a Mining Student, boarding at South Terrace, Camborne, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Dowlish Wake, Somerset, resident with his parents, Edmund J and Rosa Huddy, at the Farm House, Dowlish Wake, Chard, Somerset. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B.
HUTCHINSON John McMaster

[Spelt HUTCHISON on CWGC and SDGW] Attended CSM 1906-1909. Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Killed in action 22 October 1916 in France. Aged 29. Resident Ayr. Formerly Lovat Scouts. He went to CSM at the age of 18 from Scotland and gained a 1st Class certificate on leaving in 1909. He was a top student at CSM winning 1906-07 Geometry First Prize 10 shillings (10/-) and Hydrostatics First Prize 10 shillings (10/-). He was a student member of the IMM 1909-1916. Buried in ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 2.

Extract from an account of 'The Hillsfoots in World War 1';

'Second son of Robert and Mrs Hutchinson, of Alderston, Ayr, educated at Dollar Academy. He boarded with Dr. Thom. He left in 1906 to study at the Camborne School of Mines. From there he won a scholarship, which took him to Broken Hill Australia for three years. He was home on leave from his work when war broke out and joined the Lovat's Scouts. He received a commission in the Seaforth Highlanders in June 1915. He was transferred to the Gordon Highlanders when he went to the front in February 1916. Killed in action on 22/10/1916. France ADNAC Military Cemetery. Also commemorated at Dollar Academy. The Dollar Academy war memorial takes the form of a freestone cenotaph crowned with the bronze life-size sculpture of a robed and kneeling youth with hands outstretched in appeal by sculptor George Henry Paulin.'

INGLIS James Arthur Chetwynd
Attended CSM 1910-1911. Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry attached to Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action 9 May 1915 in France. Aged 32. Resident Edinburgh. In the 1911 census he was aged 27, born Calton, Edinburgh, employed in Mettaliferous Mining, a patient at Nightingale Nursing House, Bassel Road, Camborne, Cornwall. Served in the South African (Boer) War as Trooper 33957, 86th (Rough Riders) Company, 22nd Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38.

Extract from Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War Volume 2 January to June 1915, page 246:

CAPTAIN (temp.) CHARLES JOHN ALTON CHETWYND, VISCOUNT INGESTRE, M.V.O., ROYAL HORSE GUARDS, (THE BLUES) LIEUTENANT, RESERVE OF OFFICERS, only son of the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury and Talbot, died on the 8th January, 1915, of pneumonia contracted while on military duty.

He was born at Alton Towers, Staffordshire, on the 8th September, 1882, was educated at Eton College, and joined the Royal Horse Guards from the Militia in April, 1900, becoming Lieutenant in July, 1907. He subsequently retired from the Active List and joined the Reserve of Officers, from which he was called up for the war and appointed Captain (temp.) in the Royal Horse Guards.

He had received the Coronation medal, and was a member of White's, Lord's, and the Turf Clubs. Viscount Ingestre married, in 1904, Lady Winifred Constance Hester Paget, sister of the Marquis of Anglesey, and left four children : the Honourable Ursula Chetwynd Talbot, born September, 1907 ; the Honourable Victoria Chetwynd Talbot, born March, 1910 ; Honourable Joan Chetwynd Talbot, born October, 1911 ; and John George Henry Alton Alexander Chetwynd Talbot, now Viscount Ingestre, born December, 1914.

INMAN [Frank] Desmond Hague
Attended CSM 1910-1913. Lieutenant, 80th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 17 February 1917 in France. Aged 23. Resident Scarborough. Only son of Francis and Hannah Scholes Inman, of The Grange, Scalby, Scarborough. Mining Engineer. Enlisted Sept., 1914. IN the 1911 census he was aged 17, a boarder, born London, a Tin Mining Student, boarding in Kings Road, Camborne, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Paddington, London, resident with his mother at Ashworth Mansions Flats, 38, Paddington, London & Middlesex. Buried in REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row G. Grave 29. See also Bath College
JOHNS Arthur
Attended CSM 1906-1908. Second Lieutenant, 183rd Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 25 September 1917 in Belgium. Aged 29. Resident Keswick. Born 1 July 1888, attending Brigham C of E School, Keswick in 1900, son of Bennet Johns. in the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Keswick, son of Bennet and Sarah Johns, resident 29 Station Road, Keswick. In 1902 he wa admitted to kendal Grammar School, resident 29 Station Road, Keswick, son of B Johns (manager of Late Works). Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row E. Grave 1. See also Keswick
JOHNSON Alexander Downing
[Transcribed as JOHNSTON] Attended CSM 1900-1903. Captain, 3rd Battalion attached to 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 September 1915 in France. Aged 20. Resident Carbury, Co. Kildare. Son of the Rev. Henry Johnson (Canon of Kildare) and Mrs. Johnson (nee Kuon). Born at Carbury, Co. Kildare. Mine manager in Rhodesia (Bindura). at outbreak of war. Buried in CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row B. Grave 5.
KELLY * Terence O’Neil [William]
Attended CSM 1910-1913. Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died of wounds 8 May 1917 in France. Aged 24. Resident Aberdeen. Son of the late William and Ellen Mary Kelly, of Madras; husband of Vaurie Ross Fraser Kelly, of Aberdeen. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, a boarder, born Ouetta B, Beluchistan, India, a Student in Mining, boarding in Cross St, Camborne, Cornwall. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XVII. Row C. Grave 13.
KNOX Andrew Ronald
Attended CSM 1900-1903. Second Lieutenant, 185th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 12 December 1915 in France. Aged 33. Born 8 July 1882 and baptised 15 August 1882 in Nuneaton. Resident Nuneaton. Son of James and Florence Elizabeth Knox, of The Chase, Nuneaton. In the 1901 census he was aged 18, a baorder, born Stockingford, a Mining Student, boarding at 11, South Terrace, Camborne, Redruth, Cornwall. Buried in ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France.Plot I. Row A. Grave 4.
LANGWORTHY William Southmead
Attended CSM 1913-1914. Lieutenant, 7th (Cyclist) Battalion (Territorial), Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 October 1917 in Belgium. Aged 22. Resident Kingsbridge, Devon. Son of William Southmead Langworthy, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., and Ethelind Marian Langworthy, of Brock's Holt, Galmpton, Brixham, Devon. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Penryn, Cornwall, resident with his parents, William S and Ethelrind M. Langworthy, at The Retreat, Village, Yealmpton, Plympton St Mary, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 38 to 40.

Extract from Du Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 4, page 104:

LANGWORTHY, WILLIAM SOUTHMEAD, Lieut., 7th (Territorial) Battn. (Cyclist.) The Devonshire Regt., elder s. of Capt. William Southmead Lang-worthy, of Belle Vue, Dartmouth, R.A.M.C., by his wife, Ethelind Marion, dau. of the late Dr. Langworthy, of Salcombe, South Devon ; b. Penryn, co. Cornwall, 28 Aug. 1895 ; educ. Plymouth College, and St. Paul's, London ; was a Mining student at Camborne, co. Cornwall ; joined the Honourable Artillery Company on the commencement of war ; obtained a commission in the Cyclist Battn. The Devonshire Regt. July, 1.915 ; was promoted Lieut. Dec. 1916 ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from May, 1917, and was killed in action 4 Oct. following ; unm.

LAWFORD * Edward Enfield
Attended CSM 1901-1904. Lieutenant, Indian Army Reserve of Officers attached tp 20th Deccan Horse. Died 13 June 1917 in France. Aged 34. Resident London. In the 1901 census he was aged 18, born Notting Hill, London, Middlesex, resident with his parents, Percy and Anne Lawford, at Woodcote, Redington Road, Hampstead, London & Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on NEUVE-CHAPELLE MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 1.
LAWSON Arthur Cyril
Attended CSM 1914-1914. Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 6 July 1917 in England. Aged 20. Resident Cranleigh., Surrey. Son of Arthur E. Lawson, C.I.E., and Mrs. Lawson, of " Barcroft", Cranleigh, Surrey. Buried in BROMPTON CEMETERY, London, Grave reference E.2. 174322.

Extract from Du Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 4, page 106:

LAWSON, ARTHUR CYRIL, 2nd Lieut., The Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own), only s. of Arthur Ernest Lawson, C.I.E., of Chesney, West Byfleet, co. Surrey, and of Madras, by his wife, Lillie, dau. of R. S. Mair, M.D. ; b. Madras, India, 26 July, 1896 ; educ. Elstree ; Wellington College, and The School of Mines, Camborne ; joined the Artists' Rifles in Sept. 1914 ; obtained a commissioned in the Worcestershire Regt. in Jan. 1915 ; transferred to the Rifle. Brigade ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from the beginning of Aug. 1915 ; was wounded at Arras in March, 1916, and died at No. 4 London General Hospital, Denmark Hill, S.E., 6 July, 1917. Buried in Brompton Cemetery.

LEES Percy Beresford
Attended CSM 1908-1911. Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 March 1915 in France. Aged 24. Resident Oundle. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Middlewick, Cheshire, a Mining Student, a boarder, resident Wellington Road, Camborne, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30. See also Oundle and Ashton War Memorial.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 1, page 223:

LEES, PERCY BERESFORD, 2nd Lieut., End Battn. Northamptonshire Regt., s. of Col. Charles Percy Lees, of Herne Lodge, Oundle, co. Northampton, by his wife, Anna Madeleine, dau. of Edward Whetham Allpress; b. Newton Hall, Middlewich, co. Chester, 12 June, 1890; educ. Wellington College and the School of Mines, Camborne, where he took his degree; was engaged in mining in Canada When war broke out, and at once returned to England, applied tor a commission, and was gazetted 2nd Lieut. 3rd Northamptons, 14 Oct. 1914; went to France, 1 March, 1915, where he joined the 2nd Battn., and was killed in action at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle, 12 March, 1915. Buried at Neuve Chapelle; unm.

MACLAVERTY Colin Johnston
Attended CSM 1887-1900. Captain, 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 18 September 1916 in France. Aged 37. Baptised 30 March 1879 in Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire, Wals, son of Alexander and Mary Eugina Maclaverty. Resident Monmouth. Son of the Rev. Alexander Maclaverty and Mary Eugenia Maclaverty (nee Tombs); husband of Geraldine Antoinette Dodgson (formerly Maclaverty nee Hewat), of The Elms, Hereford. The Rossal Svhool Register 1902 lists him as born 20 February 1879, resident Llangattock Manor, Monmouth. Trooper, South African Constabulary, in the South African War (1899-1902). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 A and 12 D.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 3, page 183:

MACLAVERTY, COLIN JOHNSTONE, Capt., 1st Battn. (53rd Foot) The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry), s. of the Rev. Alexander Maclaverty, Vicar of Llangattock, co. Monmouth, by his wife. Mary Eugenia, dau. of the Rev. Charles Tombs; b. Llangattock aforesaid, 20 Feb, 1879; educ. Rossall ; served in the South African War 1899-1902 (Queen's Medal with four clasps) ; joined the 4th Battn. The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) 1908, and on the abolition of the battalion transferred as Capt. to the 3rd Battn. The Scottish Rifles, from which he resigned in May, 1914. On the outbreak of war in 1914 he was in Northern Nigeria, prospecting, and immediately volunteered for service with the Nigerian troops; landed at Duala with the original Expeditionary Force, being attached to the 1st Battn. The Nigeria Regt.; took part in the main actions until wounded at Boga June, 1915, and was invalided to England ; rejoined the King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) on recovery: was gazetted as Regular Capt.. in the 1st Battn. 30 .June, l916; proceeded to France. and was killed in action 18 Sept. 1916, on the Quadrilateral, near Leuze Wood. Buried on the railway bank there. An officer wrote "His company was the leading company, and it was thanks to his fine and gallant, leading the whole attack was such a magnificent success. After having captured the first trench he was killed, collecting his men to go and attack the second." He m. at Hereford, 14 Oct. 1915, Geraldine Antoinette, dau. of Lieut.-Col. Henry Roper Curzon Hewat, and had a son, Colin Arthur Morris, b. 16 Sept. 1916.

MADORE William Douglas
Attended CSM 1906-1908. Captain, 254th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 10 February 1917 in France. Aged 30. Resident Bethlehem, South Africa/London. Son of Alexander Charles and Jane Madore, of Bethlehem, Orange Free State, South Africa. In 1902 he was admitted to Bedford Middle Class Public School, Bedford (Elstow Bedford County School), in Russell House, 1902-1905, address given as Theatre Royal, Durban, Natal, South Africa. Sailed from London to Durban (Port Natal) aboard the Dover Castle (The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. Ltd.) 2 November 1911. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row K. Grave 51. See also Bedford County School, Elstow
MARSHALL Evelyn Safffery
Attended CSM 1905-1908. Captain, "D" Company, 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6 April 1916 in Mesopotamia. Aged 29. Resident Ely. Son of Canon Edward Thory (formerly Vicar of Sutton) and Mrs. Lucy Charlotte Emma Marshall, of 2, Old Town, Stratford-on-Avon. Also served at Gallipoli. Born Manea, Cambridgeshire, 28 January 1887, baptised 9 March 1887 in Manea. Joined Royal Fusiliers as despatch rider, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 25 January 1915, Royal Warwickshire Regiment; Captain 7 August 1915. To Gallipoli 19 June 1915. To Mesopotamia March 1916. Unmarried. Twice Mentioned in Despatches. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 9. See also Sutton, Cambridgeshire.
MASON Wilfrid Howard
Attended CSM 1902-1905. Second Lieutenant, 72nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 9 March 1917 in Iraq. Aged 34. Resident Ipswich. Son of George Calver and Loetitia Maria Mason, of Ipswich; husband of Gladys Mason, of "Choisy," Probus, Cornwall. Borh 5 April 1884 and baptised 11 May 1884 in Ipswich, St. Peter. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born Ipswich, a Pupil, a student at the Grammer School, 25 Henley Road, St Margarets, Ipswich. In the 1891 census he was aged 7, born Ipswich, a scholar, resident with his parents, George and Loetitia, at Lonsdale House, Belstead Road, St Mary Stoke, Ipswich. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XX. Row G. Grave 13. See also Belstead, Suffolk.
MILTON Ernest Edward
Attended CSM 1906-1909. Second Lieutenant, 113th Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 23 January 1917 in France. Aged 32. Resident London. Son of Matthew Harman Milton and Jessie Milton, of 23, Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London. Brother of George (below). In the 1891 census he was aged 6, born Middlesex, resident with his parents, Mathew H and Jessie Milton, and his brother George, in Elgin Avenue, Paddington, London & Middlesex. Attended Elstow, Bedford County School, Bunyan House, 1896 to 1901, resident 23, Sussex Place, Regents Park, London W. In the 1901 census he is aged 16, resident Bedford County School, Ampthill Road Kempston, born 1885 in London. Buried in COURCELLES-AU-BOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Row E. Grave 5. See also Bedford County School, Elstow
MILTON George Herbert
Attended CSM 1907-1909. Second Lieutenant, 21st Battery, 2nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 25 October 1916 in France. Aged 29. Resident London. Son of Matthew H. and Jessie Milton, of 90, Clifton Hill, St. John's Wood, London. Brother of Ernest (above). In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born Middlesex, resident with his parents, Mathew H and Jessie Milton, and his brother Ernet, in Elgin Avenue, Paddington, London & Middlesex. Attended Elstow, Bedford County School, Bunyan House, 1896 to 1903, resident 23, Sussex Place, Regents Park, London W. In the 1901 In the 1901 census he is aged 14, resident Bedford County School, Ampthill Road Kempston, born 1887 in London. Buried in BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row Y. Grave 21. See also Bedford County School, Elstow
MORGAN Percy David
Attended CSM 1904-1907. Private 12067, 3rd Regiment, South African Infantry. Died 24 September 1917. Aged 33. Son of John Edgar and Lucy Elizabeth Morgan, of Brunswick House, Admirals Hard, Stonehouse, Plymouth. Born Gunnislake, Tavistock. Previously served in German East Africa. His father was a teacher. In the 1891 census he was aged 6, born Calstock, Cornwall, a scholar, son of John Edgar (schoolmaster) and Lucy Elizabeth Morgan, resident 16 Chapel Street, Calstock, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born Calstock, Cornwall, an Apprentice Iron Foundry, son of John Edgar (schoolmaster) and Lucy Elizabeth Morgan, resident Chapel Street, Gunnislake, Calstock, Cornwall. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 15.
MORTON Bertram
Attended CSM 1900-1903. Bimbashi (Major), Egyptian Army. Died 2 February 1917 in Egypt. Aged 40. Resident Halstead, Essex. Son of Robert Rutherford Morton and Jessie Mary Morton, of Halstead, Essex. In the 1881 census he was aged 4, born Halstead, Essex, resident with his parents, Robert R and Jessie M Morton, at Stor Stile, Halstead, Essex. In the 1901 census he was aged 24, born Halstead, Essex, resident with his parents, Robert R and Jessie M Morton, at Stor Stile, Halstead Rural, Halstead, Essex. Buried at CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section H. Grave 71.
MORTON William Thomas
Attended CSM 1913-1916. Lance Serjeant S/14861, 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's). Killed in action 22 August 1917 in Belgium. Aged 21. Born Brazil, South America. Enlisted Camborne, Cornwall. Resident St Austell. Son of Annie Morton, of Poltair, St. Austell, Cornwall, and the late Thomas Richard Morton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 132 to 135 and 162A.
NEWTON Charles Hercules Augustus Francis
[Listed as Charles Herbert Francis Augustus on CWGC and British Army Service Records] Attended CSM 1910-1912. Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 13 March 1916 in Belgium. Aged 26. Resident London. Son of Francis James and Henrietta Strachey Newton, of Crown House, Aldwych, London. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row D. Grave 15. Also commemorated on Hillingdon War Memorial, Middlesex.
O'BEIRNE John Ingram Mullanniffe

Attended CSM 1911-1914. Second Lieutenant, 25th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 April 1917 in France. Aged 24. Baptised 24 May 1893 in Monks Kirby, Warwickshire, resident Street, Aston House. Resident Banbury. Son of Maj. Arthur Mullaniffe O'Beirne and Gertrude Sophia Mary O'Beirne, of Astrop Grange, Banbury, Oxon. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.

Extract from National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1921:

O'BEIRNE John Ingram Mullaniff of Astrop Grange Banbury Oxfordshire lieutenant R.A.F. died 3 April 1917 in France Administration London 9 February to Arthur Mullaniff O'Beirne major H.M. Army. Effects £5563 10s. 4d.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 4, page 146:

O'BEIRNE, JOHN INGRAM MULLANIFFE, Lieut., 3rd (Reserve) Battn. The Royal Warwickshire Regt., yr. s. of Major Arthur Mullaniffe O'Beirne, Royal Warwickshire Regt., of Astrop Grange, near Banbury; and Augherea, co. Longford, Recruiting Officer at Budbrooke Barracks, Warwick, by his wife, Gertrude, dau. of James C. Harter ; and brother to Lieut. A. J. L. O'Beirne (q.v.) ; b. Leamington, co. Warwick, 24 April, 1893 ; educ. Summerfields, Oxford ; Radley College, and the School of Mining, Camborne, co. Cornwall ; obtained a commission in the Reserve Battn. The Royal Warwickshire Regt. 25 Aug. 1914 ; underwent training at Lyndhurst ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders, being attached to the 2nd Battn. ; took part in the First Battle of Ypres ; was invalided home in Nov., suffering from poisoning, contracted through drinking polluted water ; on his recovery entered the Royal Military College, Sandhurst ; was again gazetted to the Royal Warwickshire Regt. 19 Oct. 1915 ; transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in Feb. 1916 ; returned to France in May, 1916, as an Observer ; was sent to England on sick leave in Aug. 1916, but returned to France in Dec., and was killed 3 April, 1917, while with the 25th Squadron on a photographic expedition over Vimy Ridge. A brother officer wrote : "As an observer he was in my opinion second to none, and I would have gone anywhere with him. He was the finest fellow I have ever known, and I wish we had more like him. He was always one of the most cheerful in the squadron, and we all feel his loss most fearfully. I don't think there was anyone more popular than he was." Unm.

PARGETER Reginald Arthur Amherst
Attended CSM 1910-1911. Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 May 1915 in Belgium. Aged 22. Resident Hounslow. Son of Mr. E. T. Pargeter, of Reculver Hatch. Herne Bay, Kent. Native of Aldeburgh, Suffolk. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, a Mining Student, born Hampstead, London, visiting his friend, Clive E Pargeter, at Bassel Road Camborne, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
PASCOE William Robert
Attended CSM 1912-1915. Corporal 106329, 2nd Battalion Special Brigade, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 21 April 1916 in France. Aged 24. Born and resident St Austell. Enlisted London. Baptised 4 May 1892 at Bodmin, Cornwall. Son of Tom and Eliza Pascoe, of Cleaves, Stenalees, St. Austell, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born St. Austell, Cornwall, at school, resident with his parents, Tom and Eliza Pascoe, at Cheynouth, St. Austell Rural, St Austell, Cornwall. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born St Austell, Cornwall, a Stoker, esident with his parents, Tom and Eliza Pascoe, at Stenalees, St. Austell Rural, Cornwall. Buried in CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 4.
PAYNTER John
Attended CSM 1905-1907. Second Lieutenant, 174th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 8 October 1915 in France. Aged 30. Resident St Ives. Son of the late Capt. and Mrs. Paynter of Shun Lee, St. Ives, Cornwall. He gave up his position as Mining Engineer in South Africa to come home and volunteer. In the 1891 census he was aged 6, born St. Ives, Cornwall, son of William John (Retired Master Mariner) and Elizabeth Tankin Paynter, resident Skeen Lee House, Trelyon, St Ives, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born St. Ives, Cornwall, son of William J (Retired Master Mariner) and Elizabeth S Paynter, resident Porthminster Hill, St Ives, Cornwall. Buried in POINT 110 OLD MILITARY CEMETERY, FRICOURT, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section G. Grave 3. See also St. Ives, Cornwall
PEARCE, MC Henry Goold
Attended CSM 1905-1906. Captain, 171st Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 15 July 1917 in Belgium. Aged 31. Resident Brighton. Son of Henry and Margaret Pearce; husband of Ina Pearce, of 77A, Nightingale Lane, Balham, London. Born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) and Mentioned in Despatches. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born Sussex, resident with his parents, Henry and Margaret M Pearce, at Halton, Hurstpierpoint, Cuckfield, Sussex. Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row B. Grave 44. See also Hove, Sussex
PENNEY Ian Campbell
Attended CSM 1902-1905. Captain, 13th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 26 September 1915 in France. Aged 30. Resident Perth, Scotland. Son of the late William and Jemima A. Penney. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 to 13.
PHILLIPS John Harold Montague
Attended CSM 1913-1914. Second Lieutenant, 4th (London) Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 23 January 1916 in France. Aged 20. Resident Culham, Oxfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Hammersmith, Middlesex, resident with his parents, John H S and Charlotte M Phillips, at 33, Bridge Avenue, Hammersmith, Fulham, London & Middlesex. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Hammersmith, London, at school, resident with his parents, John Henley Shawe Phillips and Charlotte Marie Phillips, at The River House, St Peters Road, St Margarets, Isleworth, Middlesex. Formerly 2824, Honourable Artillery Company. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row M. Grave 8.
PICOT Philip Simons

Attended CSM 1910-1913. Captain, 14th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 11 July 1915 in Gallipoli. Aged 26. Resident Southsea. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, born London, Middlesex, resident with his parents, Francis Slater Picot and Ada Melvill Picot, at The Hawthorns, Langley Road, Langley Burrell, Chippenham, Wiltshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born London, a Mining Student, resident at the C S M Club, Camborne, Cornwall. Buried in TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Grave lost. Special Memorial Row C. Grave 149. See also Singapore Cenotaph

Extract from The Straits Times, 23 June 1919, Page 2:

The Roll of Honour.
SETTLEMENT OF PENANG AND KEDAH STATE
Official List

The details given are name in full, last residence, occupation, rank at death, regiment, and date of death:-

Penang
Picot, Philip Simons, Eastern Smelting, Metallurgical Chemist, Captain, 14th Sherwood F.

PLAYFORD Patrick Randal
Attended CSM 1909-1912. Lieutenant, "A" Battery, 1st (West Lancs) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1 July 1917 in France. Aged 25. Resident Bognor. Eldest son of Randal and Agnes Randal Playford, of 4, Marine Parade, Bognor, Sussex. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born South Kensington, London, Middlesex, staying with his aunt at Wyndhurst, Station Road, Egham, Windsor, Surrey and also resident with his parents, Randal and Agnes M S B Playford, Marlborough Mansions, Flat, 9, Hampstead, London & Middlesex. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, a boarder, born London, a Mining Student, boarding at Tehidy Road, Camborne, Cornwall. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 9.
PRICHARD Richard Gerald Mauncell
Attended CSM 1898-1901. Major, Glamorgan Yeomanry attached to 38th King George's Own Central India Horse. Died of wounds 7 June 1918 in Palestine. Aged 42. Baptised 22 March 1876 in Margam, Glamorganshire. Resident Bridgend. Son of Richard Knight Prichard and Bridget Prichard, of Bryn Tirion, Bridgend, Glam., husband of Evelyne Bertha Prichard, of Braemount, Drake's Avenue, Exmouth. Served in the South African War (Mentioned in Despatches), attested at Cardiff 15 Februay 1900, aged 23 years 11 months, Sergeant 9884, 4th Company, Imperial Yeomanry, a Mining Engineer, heoght 5 feet 8¼ inches, weight 148lbs, chest 34 inches, fresh complexion, blue eyes, red hair, religious denomination Church of England. In 1891 he was a Schiolar, aged 15, born Glamorganshire, boarding at Green Hill, Sherborne, Dorset. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Palestine (including Gaza). Section P. Grave 58.
PRYOR Joseph Stoneman
Attended CSM 1894-1897. Second Lieutenant, 228th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 25 March 1918 in France. Aged 38. Resident Saltash. Son of Joseph Pryor, of Westbourne, Saltash, Cornwall. In the 1881 census he was newly born in Redruth, Cornwall, resident with his parents, Joseph and Catherine Pryor, at 3, Mt Ambrose Terrace, Redruth, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 10 to 13. See also Saltash St Nicholas and St Faith, Cornwall and also Saltash St John
RICHARDS Norman Frederick Kynaston
Attended CSM 1895-1898 est. Second Lieutenant, 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 24 July 1916 in France. Aged 39. Resident Chile & Mary Tavy. In the 1891 census he was aged 14, born Chile, Coquembo Province registered as a British Citizen, a Scholar, resident with his parents, Thomas and Jane Richards, at Endsleigh Terrace, Tavistock, Devon. In the 1911 census he was aged 34, born Chile, a Clerk Sugar Broker, resident with his parents, Thomas and Jane Richards, at The Denny, Portishead, Somerset & Gloucestershire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B.
RICKARD * Henry Cecil
Attended CSM 1913-1916. Corporal S/14862, 1st/5th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's). Died of wounds 28 August 1918 in France. Aged 21. Born Briouxe, France. Resident Newquay. Enlisted Newquay, Cornwall. Son of J. Henry and Annie Rickard, of Newquay, Cornwall. Buried at LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 15.

Extract from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918, Volume 4, page 168:

RICKARD, HENRY CECIL, Corpl., No 14862 1/5th (Territorial) Battu. Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's), yst. s. of John Henry Rickard, of 3, Colchester Villas, Newquay, co. Cornwall, Mining Engineer, by his wife, Mary Annie, dau. of James Mitchell ; b. Brionde, Haute Loire, France, 9 June, 1897 ; educ. Truro College, and the Metalliferous Mining School, Cornwall (where he obtained a first-class certificate) ; enlisted in the 3rd Battn. The Seaforth Highlanders 5 July, 1916 ; was subsequently appointed Gas Instructor at Cromarty, N.B. ; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from April, 1918, being transferred to the 5th Battn. ; was gassed on the 27th of the following month, and sent to Le Tréport Hospital ; on recovery rejoined his regiment on 8 Aug., and died at No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station on the 26th of the same month, of shell-gas poisoning, received while holding the line near Arras on the previous day. His Commanding Officer wrote : "I can't express my sorrow at the death of your son, one of the best N.C.O.'s of my company." Unm.

ROACH, MC * Matthew
Attended CSM ?. Captain, 255th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 2 July 1916 in France. Aged 28. Resident Penzance. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Towednack, Cornwall, at school, resident with his parents, William and Ann, at Crofthooper, Ludgvan, Penzance, Cornwall. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1. See also Paul, Cornwall
ROBERTS George Jewell
Attended CSM 1906-1909. Second Lieutenant, 250th Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 17 June 1916 in France. Aged 27. Resident Perranporth. Baptised 28 October 1888 in Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. Son of James and Emily Jane Roberts, of Perran House, Perranporth, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was a Pupil, aged 12, born Perranporth, Cornwall, attending Truro College, St Clement Urban, Truro, Cornwall. In the 1911 census he was a boarder, aged 22, a Tin Mining Engineer, born Perranporth R.S.D., Cornwall, boarding at Trelowarren Street, Camborne, Cornwall. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 207.
SEPPINGS-WRIGHT * Frank Thomas
Attended CSM 1902-1905. Lieutenant, 113th Indian Infantry attached to 6th Jat Light Infantry, Indian Army. Died 21 July 1915 in France. Aged 30. Resident London. Son of H.C. and Mrs. Marie Sepping-Wright, of 1, Cecil Court, Holly Wood Road, South Kensington, London S.E. Buried at MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 26.
SIMPSON George
Attended CSM 1901-1904. Lieutenant, 18th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 4 July 1916 in France. Aged 31. Resident Devizes. Son of George and Emily Simpson, of Quorndon, Forest Row, Sussex. Native of Devizes. Buried in EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 59.
STABLES Robert Cecil
Attended CSM 1909-1912. Lieutenant, Indian Army Reserve of Officers attached to 3rd Sappers and Miners. Died on active service (probably killed in action) 13 May 1917 in Mesopotamia. Aged 25. Resident Barrow-in-Furness. Son of Matthew and Mary Anne Stables, of Newbarns House, Barrow-in-Furness. Born 18 March 1892. Admitted to Barrow Grammar School For Boys 26 August 1902, left 23 July 1909. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Barrow, Lancashire, resident with his parents, Matthew and Mary Anne Stables, at 19, Cheltenham Street, Barrow, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, a Mining Student, resident at 16 Tehidy Road., Camborne, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 43 and 65.
STOCKER Thomas Fuller
Attended CSM 1912-1914. Second Lieutenant, 171st Company, Royal Engineers. Died 19 May 1915 in Belgium. Aged 20. Resident St Austell. Son of Maj. Edward Gaved Stocker (R.A.M.C., T.F.) and Ethel Fuller Stocker, of Calartha, St. Austell, Cornwall. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 8.

Extract from Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1915, volume 2, page 452:

2nd LIEUTENANT (temp.) THOMAS FULLER STOCKER, 171st (MINING) COMPANY, ROYAL ENGINEERS, born at Weedon, Northamptonshire, on the 12th March, 1895, was the elder son of Surgeon-Major Edward (laved Stocker, Royal (Wessex) Engineers, T.F., on active service as Medical Officer in charge 27th Divisional R.E., British Expeditionary Force, and Ethel Fuller Stocker, of Cam Brea, Cornwall.

He was educated at Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon, where he was a member of the O.T.C., matriculated at London and Bristol Universities, and passed through the Cornwall School of Mines ; at the latter he obtained several first class certificates, and two bronze medals, twice being first in all England for Surveying. When the War broke out he was on the staff of the West of England China Clay Co. He was Assistant Scout Master of the St. Austell Troop of Boy Scouts, and was fond of golf and motoring.

On the outbreak of war he enlisted as a sapper in the Wessex Field Company, R.E., his father's corps, and in six weeks was promoted Lance-Corporal, and was gazetted temporary 2nd Lieutenant in the R.E. in April, 1915.

He was shot through the heart on the 19th May, 1915, in the trenches near Ypres, by a German sniper, and was buried at Vlamertinghe in the British Officers' annexe.

In writing to Surgeon-Major Stocker, Captain E. W. Wellesley, R.E., says : "I was most grieved to hear this evening of your son's death in the trenches. He was so full of interest and enjoyment in his work, and I could not have wished for a better Subaltern. He was always ready to do everything to help me ho could, and was, I know, most popular with the men under him."

SWEET Frederick Gordon
Attended CSM 1902-1905. Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 1st/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 26 March 1917 in Palestine. Aged 32. Born 1 May 1885, baptised 26 July 1885 in Torquat, St John, son of Frederick Joseph and Emma Sweet. Resident St Austell. Son of Mrs. Emma Sweet, of 10, Talbot Rd., Cliftonville, Margate. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot II. Row E. Grave 5.
THOMAS * Frank Hender
Attended CSM 1903-1905. Lieutenant, 175th Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 1 October 1915 in Belgium. Aged 31. Resident St Just. Son of Richard and Wilmot Thomas, of St. Just, Cornwall. In the 1891 census he was aged 6, born Cornwall, a scholar, resident with his parents, Richard and Wilmot Thomas, in Market Place, St Just, Penzance, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born St. Just, Cornwall, a Tin & Copper Miner, resident with his parents, Richard and Wilmot Thomas, at 18, Market Place, St Just, St Just in Penwith, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Ro F. Grave 8. See also St. Just in Penwith, Cornwall
TORIN Richard Maynard
[Transcribed as Richard Gerald Mauncell] Attended CSM 1900-1903. Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 24 April 1915 in France. Aged 35. Born 21 September 1879 and baptised 16 October 1879 in Lucknow, All Saints, Bengal (India), son of Ernest Richard Hope and Dora Torin. Resident Shrewsbury. Son of Mrs. Dora Torin, of Wellington Hotel, Wellington College, Berks, and the late Lt. Col. E. R. H. Torin (13th Hussars). In the 1891 census he was aged 11, born India, a scholar, resident with his parents, Earnest (sic) R H and Dora Torin, in Durham Road, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland; he is also listed as aged 11, born India, a boarder, a Pupil, resident Aysgarth School, Newton Le Willows, Leyburn, Yorkshire & Yorkshire (North Riding). Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 20.
TREVARTHEN * Fred
Attended CSM 1915-1917. Private 20228, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 28 August 1918 in France. Aged 20. Born and resident Illoga, Cornwall. Enlisted Redruth, Cornwall. Formerly 357151, Hampshire Regiment. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, son of Frederick and Carrie Trevarthen, resident Voguebloth, Illogan, Redruth, Cornwall. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, at school, son of Frederick and Annie Trevarthen, resident Whote Field Illogan, Illogan, Cornwall. Buried in ASSEVILLERS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 2. See also Illogan, Cornwall
TURNER, MM William Roland
Attended CSM 1913-1914. Lieutenant, 254th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 10 November 1917 in Belgium. Aged 29. Resident London. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael John Turner, 92, Bethune Rd., Stoke Newington, London. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1888 in the Shoreditch Registration District, London. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXVII. Row A. Grave 1.
TYSER George Beaumont
Attended CSM 1896-1899. Major, 7th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 5 July 1916 in France. Aged 39. Resident Mortimer, Berkshire. Youngest son of George Walter and Annie Tyser, of Oakfield, Mortimer, Reading. In the 1891 census he was aged 13, a scholar, resident with his parents, George W and Annie Tyser, in Bere Court Mansion, The Marsh, Pangbourne, Bradfield, Berkshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 33, born Reigate, Surrey, a Stock Broker's Clerk, married to Lucy Norah Tyser, resident 64, St Mary's Mansions, St Mary's Terrace, Paddington W., London & Middlesex. Buried in BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY, ALBERT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 7. See also London Stock Exchange

Extract from the Stock Exchange Memorial Book:

MAJOR GEORGE BEAUMONT TYSER, East Lancashire Regiment, was born in 1876, and educated at Harrow and Camborne Mining College.

He served in the South African War for two years, acting as Lance Bearer to Lord Methuen. On returning home he went on the Stock Exchange and became a member in 1911, joining the firm of Robinson and Glyn.

On the outbreak of war he was given a commission in the 7th East Lancashire Regiment, and was promoted to Captain soon afterwards. He went to France in July 1915 and later was given his Majority. He was killed at the head of his men in the attack on La Boiselle on 5 July 1916.

VAUGHAN LEWES Martyn Tulloch

Attended CSM 1911-1912. Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps and and 3rd Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died of wounds 11 July 1916 in France. Aged 21. Resident London. Son of the late Capt. Price Vaughan Lewes, R.N., C.B., D.S.O. and Mrs. Vaughan Lewes, of Glenroy, West Lulworth. Buried at BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 57.

Extract from England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1917:

LEWES Martyn Tullock Vaughan of Glenroy Cottage West Lulworth Wareham Dorsetshire lieutenant H.M. Army died 22 July 1918 in France Administratin London 4 June to Anne Josephine Lewes widow. Effects £6774 6s. 3d.

WALKER Percival George
Attended CSM 1907-1911. Sergeant 4366, 2nd Australian Pioneers, Australian Expeditionary Force. Died of illness in Plymouth 3 November 1918 in England. Aged 28. Resident Plymouth/Camborne/Kalgoorlie. Son of George Thomas and Ada Mary Walker, of 5, Hill Crest, Mannamead, Plymouth. Mining Engineer by trade. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Aruba Island, Dutch West Indies, British subject due to parentage, a Student at the School of Mines, Camborne, resident Trelawney Road, Camborne. Emigrated aged 22. Australian Roll of Honour states: "Was twice wounded, twice gassed, gell in a shell hole and dislocated his knee, was an expert on poisonous gas, attended school in France for three months for the study of the subject." He was aprt of 28 Infantry Battalion - 9 to 18 Reinforcements (February-December 1916) who emabrked at Fremanlt aboard H.M.A.T. Schropshire A9 31 March 1916. Buried in PLYMOUTH (EFFORD) CEMETERY Devon. Grave reference Church C. 7541. See Australian Roll of Honour
WELMAN Henry Bolton

Attended CSM 1910-1913. Lieutenant, H.M.S. "Victory", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action 13 November 1916 in France. Aged 23. Resident Grampound, Cornwall, Naval records states born at 8 St Andrews Square, Surbiton. Son of Henry Acton Welman and Mary Laetitia Welman, of Trewarthenick, Grampound Road, Cornwall, later of 5, Winchester Rd., Oxford. In the 1911 census he was a boarder, aged 17, a Mining Student, born Surbiton, Surrey, boarding at Fore Street, Camborne. Born 20 May 1893, attended Bedford Grammar School in 1904. Served in Malta and Mudros. Embarked Mudros 7 May 1916, disemabarked Marseilles 12 May 1916 from H.M.T. Briton. Buried in MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 28.

See Australian War memorial for photograph

WHITEHEAD, MC, MSM Percy Neil
Attended CSM 1910-1913. Lieutenant, 174th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 21 March 1918 in France. Aged 29. Born 16 December 1888, baptised 9 June 1889 in Collaton St Mary, Devon, son of Percy and Elizabeth Reid Whitehead. Resident Paignton. Son of Mrs. Whitehead, of Orchardleigh, Paignton, Devon, and the late Percy Whitehead. Also served in German South West Africa.. Awared the Military Cross (M.C.) and Meritorious Service Medal (M.S.M.). In the 1891 he was aged 2, born Essex, resident with his mother, Elizabeth R Whitehead, at Barton Pines, Oakleigh Terrace, Paignton, Totnes, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated at ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.
WHITWORTH Herbert Clifford
Attended CSM 1911-1913. Captain, 7th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 26 March 1918 in France. Aged 24. Resident Truro. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Truro, Cornwall, son of Richard and Jane Whitworth, resident Robartes Terrace, Kenwyn Urban, Truro, Cornwall. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Truro, Cornwall, at school living with his uncle in Bassel Road, Camborne, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 25 and 26.
WILSON Arthur James
Attended CSM 1906-1910. Private 8074, 12th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment). Killed in action 31 July 1917 in France. Aged 29. Jesmond, Northumberland. Resident Newcastle. Enlisted Truro. Son of Henry Bainbridge Wilson and Emily Wilson, of 7, Osborne Villas, Newcastle-on-Tyne. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born Northumberland, son of Henry Bainbridge and Emily Jane Wilson, resident Osborne Villas, Osborne Avenue, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Newcastle on Tyne, resident with his brother and sister at Osborne Villas, 7, Newcastle on Tyne, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, born Newcastle-on-Tyne, a Mining Engineer, boarding at Newbiggin by the Sea, Northumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 and 8.
And also from the Boer War 1899-1902
DOBLE * George Charles Robert
Attended CSM before 1900. Stretcher Bearer, Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corp. Killed 20 January 1900 at Venter's Spruit, Spion Kop. Aged 22. Resident Durban. Enlisted 9 December 1899.
FAWCUS * Crighton William Mabey
Attended CSM before 1900. Trooper 3111, Thorneycroft’s Mounted Infantry. Killed 24 January 1900 at Spion Kop. Aged 34. Resident Falmouth.
HUNT Francis John Teasdale
Attended CSM before 1899. Trooper 54, Imperial Light Horse. Killed in action 21 October 1899 at Elandslaagte. Aged 28. Resident Conway. Index to Death Duty Registers gives his place of residence as Wakefield. Buried in Battlesridge, Elandslaagte.
LITKIE Edgar Charles
Attended CSM before 1900. Corporal 6081, Thorneycroft’s Mounted Infantry. Killed 24 January 1900 at Spion Kop. Aged 23. Resident Park Lane, London. Attended Rugby School.
TARBUTT * Charles Arthur Percy

Attended CSM before 1900. Lieutenant, South African Light Horse. Died of typhoid fever 13 February 1900 at Pretoria. Aged 27. Resident Bulawayo. Son of Percy Tarbutt, of the Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa.

Extract from The Last Post - Roll of Officers who fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner, published by Naval and Military Press:

Tarbutt. - Lieut. Charles A. Percy Tarbutt, South African Light Horse, died of typhoid fever at Pretoria, Feb. 13th, 1900. He was the eldest son of Percy Tarbutt, Esq., of the Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa. Lieut. Tarbutt was twenty-six years of age, and was educated at University College School (where he was in the football XV.), and at the Bedford Grammar School. When Lieut. Tarbutt landed in South Africa he was given a commission as lieut. in the South African Light Horse. After the battle of Colenso he was reported missing, but it was subsequently discovered that he had been wounded and captured. (15 December 1899)

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