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MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY WAR MEMORIAL

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TATE

Herbert Lloyd

Second Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action at Ploegsteert 12th June 1916. Aged 25. Son of Herbert William and Annie Tate, of 3, Park Lane, Higher Broughton, Manchester. Born 1890 in Runcorn. Roman Catholic. Baptised 27th November 1890 in Runcornn. Educated at Manchester Grammar School. Manchester University: 1909. Student, Engineering; Officer Training Corps, October 1909 to October 1914. Pupil with H.A. Reed, Engineer, Manchester Ship Canal; Member of Tate & Gordon, Public Work Contractors. Gazetted October 1914. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Runcorn, Cheshire, son of Herbert W and Annie Tate, resident 8, Bignor Street, North Manchester, Prestwich, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Runcorn, Cheshire, a Student Institution Civil Engineers, son of Herbert William and Annie Tate, resident 322, Cheetham Hill Road, Cheetham, North Manchester, Lancashire. Buried in LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot II. Row C. Grave 32.

TAYLOR

Arthur Cuthbert Brooke

[Listed as Arthur Cuthbert BROOKE-TAYLOR on CWGC] Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action at Helles, Gallipoli, 4th June 1915. Aged 27. Son of Mary Taitt Brooke-Taylor, of The Close, Bakewell, Derbyshire, and the late Col. Herbert Brooke-Taylor. Born 1888 in Bakewell. Educated at Lady Manners School, Bakewell; Cheltenham College; Certificate in Engineering. Eployed at Saunders & Taylor, Ltd. (Engineers). Gazetted 12th November 1905 to 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Sherwood Foresters subsequently transferred on 19th September 1913 to 6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment (Musketry Instructor). No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 159 to 171.

Lieutenant Arthur Cuthbert Brooke Taylor IWM (HU 118881)

TAYLOR

Gilbert Elliott

Lieutenant, 4th Reserve Battalion, The York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of pneumonia at Colchester 13th July 1918. Aged 31. Son of Job and Eliza Taylor, of 8, Lime Grove, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. Born 1886 in Pendleton. Educated at Strawberry Road British School, Pendleton; British School, Altrincham. Officer Training Corps, April 1915 to August 1915. Clerk to Stocks and Shares Broker. Gazetted 23rd August 1915. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born Pendleton, Lancashire, son of Job and Elizabeth Taylor, resident Scales Street, Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Pendleton, Lancashire, a Junior Clerk Railway , son of Job and Eliza Taylor, resident 62, Cheetham Lane, Swinton, Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, born Pendleton, Lancashire, a Stockbroker's Clerk, son of Job and Eliza Taylor, resident 8, Lime Grove, Sandy Lane, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, Manchester, South Manchester, Lancashire. Buried in MANCHESTER SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Lancashire. Grave reference G. Nonconformist. 2277.

TAYLOR

Thomas Ralph

Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion (Territorial), Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action at the Vineyard, Krithia Road, Gallipoli 7th August 1915. Aged 28. Son of Edward Lyon Taylor and Alice Taylor, of Carr Hill, Rochdale. Born 1888. Educated at Mill Hill School. Manchester University 1906; Student, Law; LL.B 1910; John Peacock Prize, Manchester Law Association. Enlisted September 1914; U.P.S. Brigade. Gazetted October 1914. Previously wounded. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Rochdale, Lancashire, a scholar, boarding at Mill Hill School, Mill Hill, Hendon, Middlesex. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born Rochdale, lancashire, a Solicitor, son of Edward Lyon (a widower), resident Clifton Falinge Road, Rochdale, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 59 to 73 or 218 to 219.

Extract from 'de Ruvigny's ROLL OF HONOUR 1914-18', Part Four, page 208:

TAYLOR, THOMAS RALPH, 2nd Lieut., 6th (Territorial) Battn. The Lancashire Fusiliers, yr. s. of Edward Lyon Taylor, of Rochdale, Solicitor, by his wife, Alice, dau. of Thomas Watson, M.P. ; b. Rochdale, co. Lancaster, 27 April, 1887 ; educ. Mill Hill School ; was a Solicitor, and a member of the firm of Standring, Taylor & Co., of Rochdale ; at his final Law Examination he took Honours, and was awarded the " John Peacock " Prize, which is given yearly by the Manchester Law Association to the man who passes highest in this examination from among the Clerks articled to Manchester Solicitors ; joined the Territorials in Sept. 1914 ; was gazetted 2nd Lieut. The Lancashire Fusiliers the following month ; landed with his battalion on the Gallipoli Peninsula early in May, 1915 ; served with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force there ; was slightly wounded in the advance on Krithia and Achi Baba Hill 10 June, and sent to hospital at Cairo ; on recovery he rejoined his regiment in July, and was killed in action at the Vineyard on the Krithia Road 7 Aug. 1915. A brother officer wrote : " He did very gallant work that morning, and led his men with the utmost bravery after the senior officers had been killed, and he was at close grips with the enemy when he fell." Unm.

TEMPEST

Basil

Second Lieutenant, 13th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 25th April 1917 in Salonika (Greece). Aged 24. Son of James and Louisa A. Tempest, of 1, Clarendon Road, Whalley Range, Manchester. Born 1892 in Longsight. Educated at Hulme Grammar School; Manchester Grammar School. Manchester University: 1914; Student, Mechanical Engineering; Officer Training Corps, October 1914 to February 1915. Completed student apprenticeship to Mather & Platt Ltd. Gazetted 28th January 1915 (date differs to Craven's). In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Lancashire, son of James and Louisa A Tempest, resident 1, Clarendon Road, Withington, Chorlton, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Manchester, an Apprentice to Engineering Comapny and Student Part Time, son of James and Louisa Annie tempest, resident 1, Clarendon Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, South Manchester, Lancashire. Buried in KARASOULI MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot E. Grave 117.

Second Lieutenant Basil Tempest IWM (HU 118938)

Extract from Yorkshire, Craven's Part In The Great War:

2ND LIEUT. BASIL TEMPEST, Manchester Regiment, died of wounds received in action April 25th, 1917. He was the son of Dr. and Mrs. Tempest, Whalley Range, Manchester, and nephew of Mr. A. Tempest, The Grove, Ilkley (formerly in business in Keighley Road, Skipton), and grandson of the late Mr. James Tempest, of Aireville, Cononley. Before the war he was for four years a student apprentice with Messrs. Mather & Platt, Ltd. In 1914 he gained a Manchester University Scholarship, and on the outbreak of hostilities he joined the University O.T.C. He was gazetted 2nd Lieut. in November, 1914, and served in France and Macedonia.

TEMPLAR

John Franklin Hopwood

Captain, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of pneumonia at Wimereux 8th February 1919. Aged 25. Son of John Franklin and Clara Templar, of 17, Cranbourne Rd., Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. Joined up with the 3rd Public Schools Battalion (20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers). Born 1893 in Park Street, Greenheys. Educated at Fielden School; Manchester Grammar School. Manchester University: 1911; Student, Honours English; Officer Training Corps, October 1911 to August 1914. Gazetted Captain September 1914. Mentioned in Despatches. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIII. Row C. Grave 14.

THEWLIS

Harold Darling

Lieutenant, "C" Coy. 1st/7th Battalion (Territorial), Manchester Regiment. Killed in action at Helles, Gallipoli, 4th June 1915 Aged 24. Son of James Herbert and Isabella Thewlis, of 26, Park Range, Victoria Park, Manchester. Born 1890 in Manchester. Educated at Woodlands School; Fallowfield school; Manchester Grammar School. Manchester University: 1909; B.Sc. 1914; Officer Training Corps, October 1909 to September 1912. Student at Holmes Chapel Agricultural College. Gazetted 1912. Also served in Egypt. In the 1891 census he was newborn, bron Manchester, son of James H and Isabella Thewlis, resident Richmond Grove, Chorlton upon Medlock, Chorlton, Lancashire. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born lancashire, son of James herbert and Isabella Thewlis, resident Daisy Mount, Daisy Bank Road, South Manchester, Chorlton, Lancashire. IN the 1911 census he was aged 20, a Student, born Manchester, resident Budbrooke near Warwick, Warwickshire. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 159 to 171.

Extract from 'Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916', Volume 2, page 466:

LIEUTENANT HAROLD D. THEWLIS, 1/7th BATTN. (TERRIT.) THE MANCHESTER REGIMENT, born in Manchester on the 27th July, 1890, was the only son of J. Herbert Thewlis, Daisy Mount, Victoria Park, Manchester, Ex-Lord Mayor of that City. He was educated at Woodlands School, Fallowfleld and Deganwy, and subsequently at the Manchester Grammar School. He took his B.Sc. degree at Manchester University, and was studying Scientific Agriculture when the War broke out in August, 1914. Mr. Thewlis had been an active member of the University O.T.C., and received his commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the 1/7th Battalion Manchester Regiment in November, 1912, becoming Lieutenant in September, 1914. Having undertaken Imperial Service obligations, he accompanied the Battalion to Khartoum, where he was second officer in command of the British Camel Company of the Soudan. In April, 1915, he left Khartoum for the Gallipoli Peninsula, and was killed in action near Krithia, while leading his men in the general advance on the 4th June, 1915.

THOMPSON

Cecil William

Second Lieutenant, 3rd/6th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers attached to 63rd Battalion, machine Gun Corps. Died of wounds 6th May 1917. Aged 20. Son of the late William Thompson, of Hoghton, and of Mrs. Alice (formerly Thompson) Savatard, of Edenfield, Timperley, Cheshire. Born 1897 in Hoghton, Preston. Educated at Charterhouse School; Caius College, Cambridge. Officer Training Corps, 6th September 1915 to 5th January 1916. Gazetted January 1916. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Samlesbury, Lancashire, son of William and Alice Thompson, resident Stanley Mount, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XVII. Row B. Grave 14. See also Charterhouse School

THOMSON

Alfred Maurice

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps attached 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme 7th July 1916. Son of Alfred and Florence C. Thomson, of 9, Osborne Mansions, Northumberland Street, London. Manchester University: 1912; Department of Public Health. Mentioned in Despatches. Listed in the Medical Register 1913 as being resident Breowra, Marlborough Park, Belfast, registered 30th October 1909, M.B., Bachelor of Surgery 1909, Royal University of Ireland. No known grave. Commemorated at THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 C.

TINKER

Alan Hirst

Captain, 1st/7th Battalion (Territorial), Manchester Regiment. Killed in action in France 28th March 1918. Son of Albert Tinker, of Oakfield, Withington Road, Whalley Range. Born 1889 in Manchester. Educated at Hulme Grammar School; Clifton College. Officer Training Corps, January 1909 to December 1911. Manufacturer. Gazetted 7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Previously wounded. Suffered from jaundice in 1915. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, born Lancashire, son of Alber and Ester (sic) Tinker, resident Manley Road, Withington, Chorlton, Lancashire. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Manchester, a scholar, son of Albert and Esther Tinker, resident 211, Withington Road, Withington, Chorlton, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Manchester, a Manufacturer of Fox Cotton Goods, son of Albert and Esther Tinker, resident 211, Withington Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, South Manchester, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

TIPPING

Frank Blamphin

Lieutenant, 59th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed whilst flying in a Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8 serial no. A4266 near St. Quentin 19th August 1917, also killed was Second Lieutenant G. S. Gordon. Aged 21. Son of Robert and Caroline M. N. Tipping, of Lathbury Cottage, 190, Nantwich Road, Crewe. Born 8th June 1896 in Liverpool. Baptised 4th September 1899 in Liverpool, St Peter, son of Robert and Caroline Tipping, resident Overton Street, Liverpool. Educated at Crewe County Secondary School; Manchester Royal College of Music. Officer Training Corps, March 1915 to September 1915. Member Halle Orchestra. Gazetted 3rd September 1915. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Liverpool, son of Robert and Caroline Tipping, resident 48, Ruskin Road, Monks Coppenhall, Nantwich, Cheshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Liverpool, a Student Musical, son of Robert and Caroline Tipping, resident 48, Ruskin Road, Monks Coppenhall, Nantwich, Cheshire. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Row A. Grave 18.

TODD

Charles Gordon

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of pneumonia at Dordrecht, South Africa 13th October 1918. Son of Reverend James Todd, of Sale. Born 1894 in York. Educated at Manchester Grammar School. Manchester University: 1910; M.B., Ch.B., 1915; Officer Training Corps, 1912 to 1914. Worked at Manchester Ear Hospital; House Surgeon at Government Hospital, Addington, Durban. Gazetted Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to South African Labour Corps. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born York, Yorkshire, a Medical Student Manchester University, visiting Mr. & Mrs. Orson of The Lodge, Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Buried in SOUTH AFRICA.

TOUGH

Arnold Bannatyne

Captain, 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action at Serre, Somme 1st July 1916. Son of William Robb Tough and Margaret Tough, of 34, Delamere Road, Ainsdale, Southport. Born 1890 in Crook, Co. Durham. Educated at Accrington Municipal Secondary School. Manchester University: 1909; L.D.S. 1911. In Solicitor's Practice with J. Theakston, Bury & Accrington. Gazetted October 1914. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, born Crook, Co. Durham, son of William R and Margaret (died before 1911) Tough, resident Red House, Wheatbottom, Helmington Row, Auckland, Durham. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born crook, Co. Durham, a Dental Student, son of William Robb and Jessie (second wife) Tough, resident Parkside, Blackburn Road, Accrington, Lancashire. Buried in QUEENS CEMETERY, PUISIEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Row D. Grave 62.

TREVELYAN

Wilfred

Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion attached to 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds at Ypres 5th May 1915 from wounds received the previous day (CWGC and SDGW state he was killed in action 4th May 1915). Aged 21. Son of the late Sir Ernest John Trevelyan, D.C.L., and Julia Isabel Trevelyan, of 1 Marston Ferry Road, Oxford. Born 10th October 1893 in Calcutta. Baptised 14th November 1893 in Calcutta,St Paul, Bengasl, India, son of Ernest John and Julia Isabel Trevelyan. Educated at Rugby School. Manchester University: 1912; Student, Engineering (Mining) and Applied Chemistry; Officer Training Corps, October 1912 to August 1914. Gazetted 1914. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born India, a schoolboy, resident 35, Bedford Square, Brighton, Sussex. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Calcutta, India, at school, a boarder, resident 4, Hillmorton Road, Rugby, Warwickshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

Extract from 'de Ruvigny's ROLL OF HONOUR 1914-18', Part Onr, page 353:

TREVELYAN, WILFRED, 2nd Lieut., 4th Battn. Rifle Brigade, 2nd s. of Sir Ernest John Trevelyan, of 1, Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, D.C.L., Reader in Indian Law to the University of Oxford, etc. (gdson. of the Ven George Trevelyan, Archdeacon of Taunton, 3rd s. of Sir John Trevelyan, of Nettlecombe, 4th Bart.),, by his 2nd wife, Julia Isabel, dau. of Edward Walhouse Mark, late Consul at Marseilles ; b. Calcutta, 10 Oct. 1893 ; educ. Rugby, and at Manchester University ; gazetted from the Officers' Training Corps to the 5th (Reserve) Battn. Rifle Brigade, 15 Aug. 1914, was transferred to the 4th Battn. 8 Sept. following, served with his regt. in France and Flanders, and died at Ypres, 5 May, 1915, from wounds received in action the previous day. He was buried in the grounds of Hooge Chateau, France ; unm.

TUCK

Henry Malpas

Second Lieutenant, 21st Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) attached to 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds at Courtrai 26th October 1918. Aged 20. Son of James Henry and Selina Jane Tuck, of 12, Kenilworth Avenue, West Didsbury, Manchester. Born 6th October 1898 in Swinton, Manchester. Educated at Mellor Board (P.E.) School, Cheshire, admitted 27th October 1904, son of James Henry Tuck of Mellor, Cheshire; Manchester Central School. Manchester University: 1916; Student, Applied Chemistry; Officer Training Corps, October 1916 to March 1917. Gazetted October 1917. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Swinton, Lancashire, son of James H amd Selina J Tuck, resident 4, Wharf Road, Sale, Bucklow, Cheshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Swinton, Lancashire, at school, son of James henry and Selina Jane Tuck, resident Spring Mount, Mellor near Stockport, Mellor, Derbyshire. Buried in MOORSEELE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row B. Grave 15.

TWEEDALE

Eric

Second Lieutenant, 13th Battalion attached to 16th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action at the Somme 1st July 1916. Son of W. H. and Emma Tweedale, of "Serre", Cliff Place, Bispham, Lancs. Born 1896 in Monton Green, Lancashire. Manchester University: 1913; Student, Electrical English; Officer Training Corps, October 1914 to May 1915. Gazetted 6th May 1915. In the 1910 census he was aged 3, born Eccles, Lancashire, son of William H and Emma Tweedale, resident 59, Clifton Road, Eccles, Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Monton Green, Lancashire, at school, son of William Henry and Emma Tweedale, resident 4 Lostock Road, near Urmston, Davyhulme, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.

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