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Remember the Fallen: April

With the 100th anniversary of WWI ending in 2018, we remember the fallen Old Bromsgrovians who were killed during the month of April.

1915
Percy Patridge Bigwood, d. 22/04/1915
At School: 1892-1897
Regiment: Auckland Regiment 
Buried: East Mudros Military Cemetery, Greece 

Alan John Steuart, d. 30/04/1915 aged 25 
At School: 1903-1904 Gordon 
Regiment: Canadian Engineers 
Buried: Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium


1916
John Garth Morgan-Owen, d. 09/04/1916
At School: 1897-1902 
Regiment: South Wales Borderers 
Buried: Amara War Cemetery, Iraq 

Julius Henry Beilby, d. 23/04/1916
The School's Doctor
Regiment: Worcestershire Yeomanry 

Rorbert Essex Surman, d. 23/04/1916 aged 24
At School: 1906 Gordon 
Regiment: Worcestershire Yeomany 
Buried: Jerusalem Memorial, Israel 

Randolph Noel Churchill Murray, d. 28/04/1916 aged 21
At School: 1909-1912 
Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 
Buried: Philosophe British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France


1917
Joseph Leslie Dent. d. 11/04/1917 aged 28 
At School: 1904-1907
Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment 
Buried: Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Awarded DSO and Military Cross

Charles Whitley. d. 11/04/1917 aged 28 
At School: 1899-1906 
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps 
Buried: Hibers Trench Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Awarded Military Cross

William Dobree Chepmell, d. 12/04/1917 aged 21 
At School: 1909-1914 Gordon 
Regiment: Royal Sussex 
Buried: Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

William Martin Musgrove, d. 15/04/1917 aged 20 
At School: 1910-1914 
Regiment: Border Regiment 
Buried: Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France 

Frederick Herbert Mark Collier. d. 23/04/1917 aged 27 
Regiment: Sherwood Foresters 
Buried: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Guy Lesingham Spreckley, d. 23/04/1917 aged 32 
At School: 1902-1907 Gordon 
Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps 
Buried: Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium 

Cecil Oliver Eachus Price, d. 28/04/1917 aged 24
At School: 1906-1908 
Regiment: Canadian Infantry 
Buried: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France


1918
Clifford Mostyn French Dewdney. d. 04/04/1918
At School: 1910-1914
Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment 
Buried: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France 

John Dobree Chepmell, d. 10/04/1918 aged 39
At School: 1899-1907 
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire 
Buried: Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium 


1919

Robert Douglas Cotton, d. 05/04/1919 (Died of wounds) aged 20 Regiment: London Regiment 
Buried: Bromsgrove Cemetery 
Awarded Military Cross
The only OB to be interred close to the School

 

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