Sergeant

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

Today we remember …

28th March 1917. Reginald Henderson, D Social 1896. Sgt, East African Mounted Rifles. Died of wounds received in action in TanzaniaAt school, he played for the Cricket and Soccer 1st Xis. After school, he was a farmer in British East Africa (now Kenya). At the outbreak of war he was a trooper in the Thika Horse, but transferred into the 27th Mountain Battery R.A., in which he was a sergeant, and died in Nairobi on March 28th, 1917, of injuries received while on service in German East Africa (now Tanzania) in 1916.

RG Henderson, Radley College Cricket XI 1901

RG Henderson, Radley College Cricket XI 1901

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

Today we remember …

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