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OLD EAGLE HOUSE SOCIETY
Sandhurst, Berkshire, United Kingdom

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EAGLE HOUSE BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE

The Great War

1914 - 1918

Captain JAMES ALLFREY ANDREWS

1890 – 1916

Eagle House, 1898 – 1902. Bradfield, Haileybury and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

Devonshire Regiment

Killed in action in France, 1 July 1916



Lieutenant HUMPHREY WARWICK ARDEN

1892 – 1917

Educated at Radley and Queen’s College, Cambridge. Member of Staff at Eagle House 1914 – 1915

Royal Garrison Artillery

Died of wounds near Messines in France, 6 July 1917



Lieutenant DAVID ERSKINE BOYLE

1889 – 1914

Eagle House, 1898 – 1903, Malvern and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

Lancashire Fusiliers

Killed in action at Le Cateau, 26 August 1914



Captain ARTHUR EDWIN BRADSHAW

1882 – 1914

Eagle House, 1892 – 1895, Marlborough, and Worcester College, Oxford

14th Murray’s Jat Lancers. 15 Hussars

Killed in action near Bout de Ville, Pas de Calais, 13 October 1914



Lieutenant GEORGE LEONARD CLAYTON BRIGGS R.N.

1896 – 1916

Eagle House, 1905 – 1908, and Royal Naval College, Osborne and Dartmouth

Royal Navy. Second-in-Command of mine-sweeper H.M.S. Genista

Drowned, 23 October 1916, whom his ship went down with all hands



Captain GEORGE CLAYHILLS D.S.O.

1877 - 1914

Eagle House, 1889 – 1891, Cheltenham, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge

East Lancashire Regiment. 8th Mounted Infantry in South Africa. Twice mentioned in despatches

Killed in action near Armentieres, 2 November 1914



Lieutenant-Commander RALPH LYALL CLAYTON R.N.

1885 – 1916

Eagle House, 1894 – 1897, Marlborough, and H.M.S. Britannia

Royal Navy

Drowned at sea at the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916



Major JOHN HENRY DIVES COSTEKER

1879 – 1915

Eagle House, 1890 – 1892. Scholar at Harrow

Warwickshire Regiment. Mentioned in despatches, South Africa

Killed in action at the Dardanelles, 25 April 1915



Major JOHN DEANE

1874 – 1915

Eagle House, 1884 – 1887, and Charterhouse

Hampshire Regiment. Mentioned in despatches, Somaliland

Killed in action at the Dardanelles, 30 April 1915



Second-Lieutenant FRANK GUN DELAMAIN

1897 – 1916

Eagle House, 1907 – 1911, St Lawrence College, and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich

Royal Field Artillery

Killed 21 September 1916



Captain BERTAM NOEL DENISON

1883 – 1914

Eagle House, 1894 – 1897. Scholar at Harrow. H.M.S. Britannia

Naval Brigade in South Africa. Mentioned n despatches Royal Canadian Regiment in Toronto. Staff College. King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Died of wounds received at Le Cateau, 15 September 1914



Major GEORGE CLARKE DENTON

1881 – 1916

Eagle House, 1892 – 1895, and Rugby

Yorkshire Regiment. Served in South Africa. Twice mentioned in despatches. 12th Pioneers, Indian Army

Killed in action at Kisingeri, East Africa, 9 October 1916



Lieutenant JAMES DIXON


Eagle House, 1895 – 1898

Middlesex Regiment

Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle



Lieutenant-Colonel ARTHUR H. du BOULAY D.S.O.

1880 – 1918

Eagle House, 1888 – 1894, Cheltenham and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich

South Africa: Royal Engineers. Six times mentioned in despatches

Great War: Assistant Quartermaster-General, 3rd Army. Order of Leopold and Croix de Guerre

Died on active service, 25 October 1918



Lieutenant LAWRENCE EDWIN DUNNETT R.A.F.

1898 – 1918

Eagle House, 1910 – 1912. Exhibitioner at Bradfield

Royal Air Force

Killed in action in France, 10 May 1918



Lieutenant RICHARD HENRY CHARLES EWART

1892 – 1918

Eagle House, 1905 – 1907, the Army School, Maidenhead, and Edinburgh University

Black Watch

Died 16 October 1918, of wounds received in France



Major HERBERT MARSHAL FINCH D.S.O.

1866 – 1915

Eagle House, 1876 – 1880, and Winchester

Militia, Berkshire Regiment. Mentioned in despatches, South Africa. Mentioned in despatches, British Expeditionary Force

Killed in action in France, 9 May 1915



Lieutenant-Colonel VICTOR AUGUSTINE FLOWER D.S.O.

1875 – 1917

Eagle House, 1885 – 1889, and Winchester

London Regiment. Twice mentioned in despatches

Killed in action near Ypres, 15 August 1917



Captain HERBERT CYRIL FORSTER

1878 – 1915. Brother of John Forster

Eagle House, 1888 – 1891, and Eton

Royal Fusiliers. Norfolk Regiment. Twice mentioned in despatches

Killed in action, 25 May 1915



Major JOHN GREGORY FORSTER M.C.

1876 – 1918. Brother of Herbert Forste

Eagle House, 1888 – 1890, and Winchester

Cheshire Yeomanry in the South African War

Royal Fusiliers in the Great War

Died of wounds at Boisleux St Marc, 2 October 1918



Captain LIONEL ARCHIBALD FORSTER

1879 – 1914

Eagle House, 1888 – 1891, and Eton

Cheshire Regiment

Died of wounds, 4 November 1914



Second-Lieutenant JOHN GIRLING

1897 – 1916

Eagle House, 1910. Scholar at Wellington College and Corpus Christi College, Oxford

Hampshire Regiment

Killed in action, 23 October 1916



Major EDWARD SINCLAIR GOOCH

1879 – 1915

Eagle House, 1888 – 1892, and Winchester

Lancashire Fusiliers and 7th Hussars in South Africa. Berkshire Imperial Yeomanry from 1904

Died of wounds received at Gallipoli, 1915



Second-Lieutenant ERIC WILLIAM GORST

1893 – 1914

Eagle House, 1902 – 1906, and Charterhouse

Special Reserve. Royal Fusiliers

Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle, 26 October 1914



Lieutenant CYRIL de VILLIERS HINDE M.C.

1897 – 1917

Eagle House, 1906 – 1910, Wellington, and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

Royal Berkshire Regiment

Died 11 July 1917 of wounds received in France



Captain WILLIAM HENRY ROUSSEAU HINDE

1891 – 1918

Eagle House, 1901 – 1905, Wellington and Oriel College, Oxford

Army Service Corps

Died on active service, 22 October 1918



Lieutenant WILLIAM HUGH HOLBECH

1882 – 1914

Eagle House, 1892 – 1895, and Eton

Scots Guards

Died of wounds near Ypres, 1 November 1914



Lieutenant GEOFFREY WILLIAM van der BYL HOPLEY

1891 – 1915

Eagle House, 1899 – 1905. Scholar at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge

Grenadier Guards

Died 12 May 1915 at Boulogne of wounds received in Flounders



Lieutenant MAURICE RICHARD WHEATLEY JOHNSON

1889 – 1918

Eagle House 1900 – 1902, Wellington and Pembroke College, Cambridge

Royal Garrison Artillery. 21st Mountain Battery, Indian Army

Killed in action in Persia, 28 June 1918



Lieutenant FRANK COOPER LEDGARD

1891 – 1914

Eagle House, 1901 – 1905, Harrow, and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

Yorkshire Regiment

Killed in action in France, 14 October 1914



Lieutenant ROBERT AUBREY HASTINGS LLOYD

1899 – 1918

Eagle House, 1910 – 1913, and Rugby

Royal Air Force

Died 14 October 1918, of wounds received in action in France



Lieutenant NORMAN DOUGLAS STEWART BRUCE LOCKHART

1894 – 1915. Son of Robert Bruce Lockhart, Head Master of Eagle House

Eagle House, 1906 – 1908, Marlborough, and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Seaforth Highlancers

Killed in action on the Hohenzollern Redoubt, 25 September 1915



Lieutenant-General SAMUEL HOLT LOMAX C.B.

1855 – 1915

Eagle House, 1864 – 1869, Rugby, and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

90th Foot. Scottish Rifles in South Africa

Commanded 1st Division of 1st Corps at Mons

Killed in action, 10 April 1915



Lieutenant WILLIAM ROBERT GRANVILLE MILLS

1897 – 1917

Eagle House, 1910 – 1911. Scholar at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford

Royal Field Artillery

Killed in action in the Ypres salient, 16 February 1917



Lieutenant ELYS ARTHUR MOLTON

1878 – 1918

Eagle House, 1889 – 1892, and Uppingham

Royal Artillery. Organising post in the National Reserve, 1914

Died 6 November 1918



Lieutenant MAURICE AUSTEN MURRAY

1895 – 1915

Eagle House, 1904 – 1909. Scholar at Haileybury and Jesus College, Cambridge

Essex Regiment

Missing presumed killed at the Battle of Loos, 26 September 1915



Lieutenant WALTER WYNNE NICHOLAS

1895 – 1916

Eagle House, 1905 – 1910, and Dover

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

Killed in action in France, 29 March 1916



Lieutenant ERNEST KENNETH MONCRIEFF PAUL

1897 – 1918

Eagle House, 1910 – 1911, and Marlborough

Royal Garrison Artillery

Died 18 April 1918 of wounds received on active service



Lieutenant JAMES ROBERT REID

1896 – 1916

Eagle House, 1910 – 1911, Marlborough, and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

Royal Berkshire Regiment

Missing believed killed in Delville Wood, 27 July 1916



Lieutenant JOHN EDWARD REYNOLDS

1887 – 1915

Eagle House, 1896 – 1901, and Eton

Winnipeg Rifles

Killed in action 23 April 1915



Second-Lieutenant Hon. WILLIAM FRANCIS RODNEY R.F.C.

1896 – 1915

Eagle House, 1907 – 1910, and Shrewsbury

Rifle Brigade. Seconded to Royal Flying Corps

Killed in action, 9 May 1915



Captain ARTHUR MONTAGU RUNDALL D.S.O.

1878 – 1914

Eagle House, 1889 – 1892, and Marlborough

Bedfordshire Regiment. 4th Gurkha Rifles. Mentioned in despatches

Killed in action at Festubert, 20 December 1914



Major JOHN STANLEY SHARP


Member of staff at Eagle House, 1910

Royal Berkshire Regiment

Killed in action in France, 17 March 1917



Second-Lieutenant CHARLES MARTIN STANUELL

1894 – 1914

Eagle House, 1903 – 1908, and Cheltenham

Durham Light Infantry

Killed in action at the Aisne, 20 September 1914



Lieutenant PHILIP RAMSAY TAHOURDIN

1894 – 1916

Eagle House, 1905 – 1908, Rugby, and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

Manchester Regiment. 47th Sikhs Indian Army

Killed on active service in Mesopotamia, 17 April 1916



Major SPENCER MAXWELL TAHOURDIN

1875 – 1916

Eagle House, 1888. Scholar at Malvern and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

King’s African Rifles. 12th Indian Cavalry

Died of wounds in Mesopotamia, 8 February 1916



Lieutenant THOMAS ACLAND DOUGLAS THOMPSON

1887 – 1915

Eagle House, 1898 – 1900, Wellington and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

King’s 1st Dragoon Guards. Attached 4th King’s African Rifles

Killed in action in East Africa, 9 March 1915



Second-Lieutenant ROBERT JOHNSON WALLACE

1886 – 1916

Eagle House, 1898 – 1900. Winchester. University College, Oxford. Royal Military College, Sandhurst

East Yorkshire Regiment

Died 6 May 1916, of wounds received near Ypres



Captain JOHN ROBSART WALPOLE

1882 – 1916

Eagle House, 1893 – 1894, and Eton

Royal West Surrey Regiment. 7th Service Battalion

Killed in action, 1 July 1916



Lieutenant WILLIAM EDWARD BELLYSE WRIGHT

1894 – 1915

Eagle House, 1905, Clifton, Shrewsbury, and Pembroke College, Cambridgeshire

King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Killed in action in Flanders, 22 September 1915



Lieutenant DENNISTOUN HAMILTON YATMAN

1898 – 1918

Eagle House, 1907 – 1912, Marlborough, and Royal Military College, Sandhurst

Northumberland Fussiliers

Killed in action in France, 11 April 1918



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