Remember the Fallen: September

Posted: 31/08/2018

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


Ralph Lesingham Spreckley, d. 14/09/1914 aged 21
At School: 1905-1911
Regiment: Connaught Rangers
Buried: Vailly British Cemetery, Aisne, France
Awarded Military Cross
Mentioned in Dispatches
First OB to be killed


Philip Reeves Vaughton, d. 02/09/1916
At School: 1907-1910 Gordon
Regiment: London Regiment
Buried: Niederzwehren Cemetery, Hessen, Germany

William Henry Charlesworth, d. 15/09/1916
At School: 1896-1899
Regiment: King's Own
Buried: Delville Wood Cemetery, Somme, France

Norman Kennedy Steuart, d. 15/09/1916 aged 25
At School: 1903-1909 Gordon
Regiment: Connaught Rangers
Buried: St Pierre Cemetery, Somme, France

George Stanley Charles Baker, d. 23/09/1916 aged 21
At School: 1908-1912
Regiment: Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Buried: Canford Cemetery, Bristol

Albert Edward Brazier, d. 20/09/1917 aged 28
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire
Buried: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium


Leslie Wingfield Sweet-Escott, d. 25/09/1918
At School: 1908-1913
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Buried: Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium
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