John Harold Clark – Christmas 1915

N.B. This was sent in by his sister, Frances Clark, an Old Girl and was too late for the Roll of Honour.

John Harold Clark, 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Wilts Regiment, killed in action in France on September 25th, 1915, aged 24 years.

A brother Officer of the 2nd Wilts Regiment writes:

“How we boys Miss him. He was a brave soldier and died leading his men in a masterly way. How he rallied his men will no doubt be told later on, but all to whom I have spoken are loud in their praises of his heroic deeds. He died a great hero, and we are left to `carry on’ and avenge his death.”

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The Nations Roll of Honour – Autumn 1914

Autumn Term 1914

Killed

  • Harold Oliver, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
  • Ralph Hancock, Devon Infantry
  • Philip Furneaux, King’s (Liverpools)
  • Francis Mackwork, Royal Artillery
  • Carol Awdy, Munster Fusiliers
  • William Sommerville, Royal Navy
  • H. T. Acland Allen, Welsh Fusiliers
  • Richard Magenis

Died of Wounds

  • Rex Pepys, 2nd Worcester Regiment
  • Dormer Legge, London Scottish
  • Edmund Foljambe, Rifle Brigade
  • Cuthbert Eccles, 16th Lancers
  • Frederick Brousson, Royal Field Artillery
  • Eric Brooke Anderson, Royal Field Artillery
  • Harold Somerville, Devons
  • Harold Budgeon, Yorkshire Regiment
  • Frank Douie
  • Gerald Kepthorne, R.A.M.C (wounded and prisoner)
  • Eustace Bourke, 60th Rifles

Missing

  • Elmhurst Luard, Norfolk Regiment

Prisoner

  • Phillip Lyster