Gallipoli

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

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6th April 1916.  Leslie Inman. F Social, 1903.   2nd Lt, Wiltshire Regt.  Leslie Yardley Inman served with the Royal Scots.  He was attached to the Wiltshire Regiment, serving in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) when he died of wounds received in the Relief of Kut-al-Amara.  At Radley, he played soccer for the Firsts. In 1906, he was Captain of Cricket. He was Head of F Social. After school, he went to Hertford College, Oxford, and then went to work for the London Stock Exchange. He joined the Public School and University Corps soon after the outbreak of war.  He received a commission in the Royal Scots in May, 1915, and left England in the following October. He served in the Gallipoli campaign, before being sent on to Mesopotamia..  There is no photo of him in the War Memorial albums. He is shown here in the Warden & Prefects group photo of 1906Aged 27

Leslie Inman, Prefect, Radley College, 1906

Leslie Inman, Prefect, Radley College, 1906

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

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16th August 1915.  Gilbert Pigé-Leschallas, G Social 1892.  Captain, 7th Bn, Royal Dublin Fusiliers.  Killed in action at Kiretch Tepe, Gallipoli.  Aged 37.  His son, John, came to G Social in 1919

Gibert Pige-Leschallas, Captain, 7th Bn, Royal Dublin Fusiliers.  kia 16 August 1915

Gibert Pige-Leschallas, Captain, 7th Bn, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. kia 16 August 1915

Gilbert Pige-Leschallas commemorated on the Helles Memorial.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Gilbert Pige-Leschallas commemorated on the Helles Memorial. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

The Helles Memorial.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

The Helles Memorial. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

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11th August 1915.  Francis York, E Social 1898.  Sergeant, 9th Bn, West Yorkshire Regt.  Killed in action at Gallipoli.  After school he spent some time ranching in Canada.  Aged 31

Francis York, Sergeant, 9th Bn, West Yorkshire Regt.  kia 9 August 1915

Francis York, Sergeant, 9th Bn, West Yorkshire Regt. kia 9 August 1915

The Helles Memorial.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

The Helles Memorial. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Francis York commemorated on the Helles Memorial.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Francis York commemorated on the Helles Memorial. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

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10th August 1915.  Robert Wilson, A Social 1906.  Lt, 6th Bn, Loyal North Lancashire Regt.  Killed in action at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli  23rd October 1915.  ‘At Radley he was a prefect, and was a member of the football eleven of 1910, and the cricket eleven of 1911. On leaving Radley he went up to Exeter College, Oxford. Reported missing;  28th October 1916;  Reported missing 27th October 1917;  Previously reported missing, now presumed killed on 10th August 1915.’ Aged 23

Robert Wilson, Lt, 6th Bn, Loyal North Lancashire Regt.  Missing 10 August 1915

Robert Wilson, Lt, 6th Bn, Loyal North Lancashire Regt. Missing 10 August 1915

Robert Wilson commemorated on the Helles Memorial.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Robert Wilson commemorated on the Helles Memorial. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

The Helles Memorial.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

The Helles Memorial. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

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9th August 1915.  Today we remember two Radleians who fell, one in France, the other at Gallipoli.

 

Basil Constable, E Social 1900.  Captain, 1/4th Bn, Royal Sussex Regt.  A career soldier, he died of wounds received at Gallipoli.  Aged 31.

Basil Constable, Captain, 1/4th Bn, Royal Sussex Regt.  Died of wounds 9 August 1915

Basil Constable, Captain, 1/4th Bn, Royal Sussex Regt. Died of wounds 9 August 1915

The grave of Basil Constable at Green Hill Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsular.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

The grave of Basil Constable at Green Hill Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsular. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Green Hill Cemetery.  Grave of Basil Constable in foreground.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Green Hill Cemetery. Grave of Basil Constable in foreground. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Gilbert Holcroft, 2nd Lt, 2nd Bn, Durham LI.  kia 9 August 1915

Gilbert Holcroft, 2nd Lt, 2nd Bn, Durham LI. kia 9 August 1915

Gilbert Holcroft,  G Social 1909.  2nd Lt, 2nd Bn, Durham Light Infantry.  Killed in action in the Actions of Hooge. ‘He was in his 21st year. He was educated at Radley College and Queens’ College, Cambridge. At the beginning of the war he left Cambridge for Sandhurst. He was a fine oar and rowed in his college boat at Cambridge.’.  Aged 20

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

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26th July 1915.  Cecil Palmer,  H & G Socials 1888.  Lt-Col commanding, 9th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regt.  Killed in action at Gallipoli.  The Warwickshires were one of Kitchener’s newly recruited forces. Cecil Palmer, a career soldier, was called up from retirement to command them.  He left a widow and three children.  Aged 42

Cecil Palmer. Lt-Col commanding 9th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regt.  kia 26 July 1915

Cecil Palmer. Lt-Col commanding 9th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regt. kia 26 July 1915

The Helles Memorial.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

The Helles Memorial. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Cecil Palmer commemorated on the Helles Memorial.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Cecil Palmer commemorated on the Helles Memorial. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

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26th May 1915.  Henry Rogers, A Social 1894.  Captain, 5th Bn, Manchester Regt. Died of wounds received at Gallipoli. Before the War, he worked as a mining engineer.  In 1919, the War Memorial Committee received a gift of £200 in memory of HM Rogers. His son, Martin, came to A Social in 1922. Aged 36

Henry Rogers, Captain, 5th bn, Manchester Regt.  Died of wounds, 26 May 1915

Henry Rogers, Captain, 5th Bn, Manchester Regt. Died of wounds, 26 May 1915

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

The name of John Wheen on the Le Touret Memorial.  Photographed for 'Marching in Memory' for Combat Stress, July 2015

The name of John Wheen on the Le Touret Memorial. Photographed for ‘Marching in Memory’ for Combat Stress, July 2015

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14th May 1915.  Today we remember two Radleians who fell, one in France, the other the first Australian Radleian to fall at Gallipoli. John Wheen, E Social 1894. Captain, 1st Bn, Liverpool Regt. Missing, presumed killed in action, Battle of Festubert (part of the 2nd Battle of Ypres).  He served in the Second South African War in 1900 and was invalided home wounded. He was wounded in France in 1914‘previously reported wounded and missing, is now officially presumed to have been killed on May 14-16, 1915.’

John Wheen, Capt 1st Bn Liverpool Regt.  Missing, presumed kia, 14 May 1915

John Wheen, Capt 1st Bn Liverpool Regt. Missing, presumed kia, 14 May 1915

Augustus Maryon-Wilson, Trooper, 2nd Australian Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force.  kia Gallipoli, 14 May 1915

Augustus Maryon-Wilson, Trooper, 2nd Australian Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force. kia Gallipoli, 14 May 1915

Augustus Maryon-Wilson, A Social 1894. Trooper, 2nd Australian Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force. Killed in action, 14-15 May, at Gallipoli.  Originally from Essex, he emigrated to Australia and became a farmer

The grave of A Maryon-Wilson at Shrapnel Valley.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

The grave of A Maryon-Wilson at Shrapnel Valley. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Shrapnel Valley Cemetery is close to ANZAC Cove.  Grave of A Maryon-Wilson in foreground.  Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015

Shrapnel Valley Cemetery is close to ANZAC Cove. Grave of A Maryon-Wilson in foreground. Photo David Bennett, 18 May 2015