The Roll of Honour, Volume V, De Ruvigny

4 The Roll of Honour (retired), by his wife, M argaret, dan. of th e la te Jam es C o n n ell; b. Shaw lands, Glasgow, eo. L anark, 17 M arch, 1896 ; educ. H igh School th e r e ; was a Clerk in th e em ploy of th e D onaldson Line, L t d .; joined th e Glasgow H ighlanders in F eb. 1915 ; served w ith th e E x p editionary F orce in F ran ce and Flanders from th e au tu m n of 1915 ; received a com m ission, and w as gazetted 2nd L ieut, in th e sam e b a tta lio n 25 .Tan. 1917; prom oted L ieut, in Ju ly , 1918, an d was killed in ac tio n a t Poix-du-N ord 24 O ct. following, during th e a tta c k on Engle- fontaine. B uried in th e B ritish M ilitary Cem etery, near M ontay an d Le Cateau. H e was aw arded th e M ilitary Cross [L ondon G azette, 19 Ju ly , 1917] : “ F o r g allan try a n d excellent leadership w hen carrying o ut an a tta c k upon an enem y post. H aving reconnoitred th e position, he led his m en in th e rear of th e post, unnoticed. W hen challenged, he ru sh ed th e p o st, an d forcibly rem oved the leader, a sergeant-m ajor, th u s securing a n im p o rta n t identification, w hich was greatly needed.” TJnm. A N D E R S O N , T H O M A S , P riv a te , No. 1807 ,1 /9 th (T erritorial) B a ttn . (Glasgow H ighlanders) T he H ighland L ight In fa n try , eldest s. of Jo h n H eugh A nderson, of 54, Jo h n K nox S treet, Glasgow. P lum ber, by his wife, M argaret, dau. of Jam es C aldw ell; b. Glasgow, co. L anark, 8 O ct. 1895 ; educ. T ow nhead P ublic School ; w as a P o s tm a n ; joined th e Glasgow H ighlanders 5 M ay, 1913 ; was called up on m obilization 4 Aug. 1914 ; served w ith th e E x peditionary F orce in F rance an d F landers from th e following N ov., an d w as killed in action a t M ormal W ood 5 N ov. 1918. B uried a t S arabara, south-w est of M aubeuge ; unm . A N D E R S O N , W ILLIA M , P rivate, No. 22705, 7 th (T erritorial) B a ttn . Princess Louise’s (A rgyll and S utherland H ighlanders), eld est s. of W illiam A nderson, of S carlan, Longform acus, D uns, by his wife, Isab ella, dau. of Thom as llam a g e ; b. D unside C ottage, D uns, 4 S ept. 1898; educ. Longform acus P ublic S ch o o l; joined th e A rgyll and S uther­ land H ighlanders 7 N ov. 1917 ; served w ith th e E xpeditionary F orce in F rance and F landers from 17 A pril, 1918, and was killed in actio n near G reenland H ill, east of A rras, 2 S ept. following. B uried east-north-east of A rras an d n o rth of llceux. A n officer w rote : “ H e w as one of our com pany runners, an d rig h t well did he perform his arduous ta sk . N othing ever dau n ted him , a n d his cheerfulness, no m a tte r how dangerous th e situ a tio n , w as unfailing. In him we have lost a sterling soldier, a faithful and willing w orker, and a lovable lad.” Unm. A N D R E W S , C H A R LES R A Y M O N D , C apt., 2nd B a ttn . (22nd F oot) The Cheshire R egt., only s. of th e la te Lt.-Col. R o b ert Charles A ndrews, In d ia n A rm y, by his wife', Alice G ertrude (6, Ennism ore Gardens, Dover), dau. of th e late Col. C. Y . O. Cham bers, In d ia n A rm y ; b. Rangoon, B urm ah, 1 F eb. 1890 ; educ. A rm y School, S tratfo rd -o n -A v o n ; g azetted 2nd Lieut. (Special R eserve) The Liverpool R eg t. 21 A pril, 1909 ; served w ith th e E xpeditionary F orce in F rance a n d F landers from 17 J a n . 1915 ; was reported w ounded an d m issing after th e fighting a t H ooge 25 M ay following, an d is now assum ed to have been killed in actio n on or ab o u t th a t date. H is B rigadier w rote : “ Y o u r son w as seen by one of m y Staff officers ju s t before th e night a tta c k , in w hich he led his b attalio n w ith g reat g allan try , and, as fa r as I can g ath er . . . he w as th e first in to th e G erm an tren ch , w here he was seen to fall or stum ble. I th in k he m u st have been h it.” C apt. A ndrew s was com m anding his b a tta tio n a t th e tim e, all th e senior officers having become casualties. He w as m entioned in D espatches for g alla n t a n d distinguished service in th e field ; unm . A N D R E W S , E R N E S T C H A R L E S, P riv a te , 7th (T erritorial) B a ttn . The D uke of C am bridge’s Own (M iddlesex lteg t.), s .'o f Jam es A ndrew s ; b. W ood Green, co. M iddlesex, 8 Aug. 1892 ; educ. W hite H a rt L ane B oard S ch o o l: joined th e M iddlesex T erritorials in th e spring of 1911 ; volunteered for foreign service a fter th e o u tb re ak of w ar in Aug. 1914 ; served w ith th e E xpeditionary F orce in F rance an d F landers, an d was killed in action 16 Sept. 1916 ; unm . A N D R E W S, H EN R Y G E O R G E , R iflem an, No. 9300, 20th (Service) B a ttn . T he K ing’s R oyal Rifle Corps, s. of H en ry H all A ndrew s, S olicitor’s Clerk, by his wife, F rances, dau. of Charles D aniel H ubblock ; b. W oolwich, co. K en t. 1 O ct. 1886 ; educ. H e rb e rt R oad C.C. S c h o o l; w as em ployed in th e R oyal M ilitary A cadem y, W oolwich ; joined th e K in g ’s R oyal Rifle Corps in O ct. 1915 ; served w ith th e E x p editionary F orce in F ran ce an d F landers, and died 18 O ct. 1916, of w ounds received in actio n on th e Som m e th e sam e day. B uried in Corbie C om m unal C em etery. H e m . a t W oolwich, S .E., 22 S ept. 1907, and had tw o children. A N G A S , L IO N E L G E O R G E , 2nd L ieut., 7 th (Service) B a ttn . The B edford­ shire R egt., 2nd s. of George Sam ple A ngas, of 1, W inchester R oad, H ighgate, N., Insurance Surveyor, by his wife, C harlotte G ertrude, dau. of Joseph W illiam Bell ’ b. Enfield, co. M iddlesex, 7 A ug. 1889 ; educ. Council School, N orth Hil (S ch o lar); Owen’s School, Islin g to n , N. (Scholar), an d London U niversity, where he obtained his B.A . degree, w ith H onours in H istory ; was a Civil Service Clerk ; volunteered for ac tiv e service soon after th e o u tbreak of war, Sept. 1914 ; received a com mission, an d was gazetted 2nd L ieut. The Bedfordshire R egt. in J a n . 1915 ; served writh th e E x peditionary F orce in.F rance and Flanders from O ct. 1916, being transferred to th e 7 th B a ttn ., a n d was killed in action a t th e a tta c k on Cherisy 3 M ay, 1917. B uried w here he f e ll; unm . A N G E L , H O R A C E A L B E R T E D W A R D , P riv ate, No. 530799, 15th B a ttn . (Civil Service Rifles) The London R egt. (T .F .), y st. s. of Alfred A ngel, of 25, A rth u r R oad, Church S tree t, Low er E dm o n to n , co. M iddle­ sex, b y his wife, S arah Rebecca, dau. of J o h n Sherwood Clarke ; b. Enfield, co. M iddlesex, 29 Ju ly , 1892; educ. C ounty School, T o tten ­ ham . N. ; was a D raughtsm an in th e service of th e M etropolitan W ater B o a r d ; joined th e London R eg t. 30 Aug. 1914; served in Irelan d during th e R ebellion in th e sp rin g of 1916 ; proceeded to F rance th e fol­ lowing Ju n e, an d from thence to S a lo n ik a; tran sferred to E g y p t; took an active p a rt in th e P a le stin e C am paign; returned to F rance in Ju n e, 1918, a n d was killed in action a t Ivem mel 5 S ept. following. B uried n ea r K em m el. P riv a te Angel was a n en thusiastic m em ber of th e B oy S cout m ovem ent, being a n A ssistan t S coutm aster. H e was gifted w ith a fine voice, and fo r some tim e w as leading chorister a t All S aints’ C hurch. E d m o n to n ; unm . A N T H O N Y , T O M , D river, No. 218026, 189th A rm y B rigade, R oyal Field A rtillery, yr. s. of Jam es A nthony, of 65, F assie S treet, Shaw lands, R ailw ay Goods S uperintendent, by his wife, Agnes, dau. of Thom as W ilson, of S tew arton, co. A yr, P a in te r ; b. 29 M ay, 1893 ; educ. K ilm arnock A cadem y ; enlisted in th e R .F .A . 8 M arch, 1917 ; served w ith th e E x peditionary F orce in F rance and Flanders from 15 N ov. follow ing,-and died a t I w ay, near C am brai, 16 O ct. 1918, of w ounds received in actio n th e previous day. B uried in th e M ilitary C em etery. Q ueant, Croisilles, w est of C a m b ra i; unm . A N T R A M , H E R B E R T W IL K IN S , L ieut., R .N .R ., s. of th e lle v . Charles E dw ard P o tts A ntram , of L ongport H ouse, C anterbury, co. K e n t, by his wife, Alice H urry, dau. of H enry H u n te r Golding ; b. Liverpool, 8 A pril, 1892 ; educ. Guildford "Grammar School ; S tonleigh, W oking, and S tanley H ouse, M argate ; w as in th e M erchant Service ; received a com m ission in th e R oyal N aval R eserve in J u ly , 1915, and w as appointed to H.M .S. P em broke 3 Aug. following ; to H.M .S. O tw ay, 10th Cruiser Squadron, 20 S ept. of th e sam e y e a r ; transferred to th e subm arine service in N ov. 1916 ; served on H.M .S. T ita n ia an d H.M .S. D olphin, an d was lost in collision in th e N o rth Sea 31 J a n . 1918. H e m . a t C anterbury, 23 M arch, 1917, M arjorie L ester (L ongport H ouse, C anterbury), dau. of th e late A lexander B uskin, of In d ia, an d had a dau., M onica B ly th A ntram . b. (post­ hum ous) 3 A pril, 1918. A R B O N , A LFR ED J O H N , P riv ate, No. 2/035385, M echanical T ransport, R oyal A rm y Service Corps, s. of A rth u r A. A rbon, of F o x earth , co. Essex, b y his wife, E lizabeth (— ) ; b. C avendish, co. Suffolk, 27 Aug. 1888 ; educ. C.C. School, F o x e a rth ; volunteered for activ e service soon after th e o u tbreak of w ar, and enlisted in th e A rm y Service Corps 9 S ept. 1914 ; served w ith th e E xpeditionary F orce in F rance an d F landers from 16 Ju ly , 1915, and was killed in action b y th e explosion of a shell, near S t. W a ast, 8 Nov. 1918. B uried a t Breaugies, n o rth -e ast of L e Quesnoy. H is M ajor w rote : “ P riv a te A rbon had a high sense of d u ty , and was a m ost excellent driver, useful m an, a n d good com ­ rade. H is lorry . . . w as th e show lorry of th e com pany, an d th e am ount of care he bestow ed in keeping it ready a t all tim es for th e ro ad w as incredible,” an d th e C a p ta in : “ W e h ad been in th e sam e com pany since O ct. 1914, and I can assure you th e re was no m ore p o pular m an in th e com pany ; he was always happy and cheerful, and his loss is very g reatly felt. . . . H e died like a g allant m an, doing his d u ty io r hi? co u n try .” H e m . a t M arlborough, 15 Ju ly , 1915, Jessie (Cavendish R oad, G lem sford, co. Suffolk), dau. of (— ) Golding. A R C H IB A L D , JA M E S , Corpl., No. 43606, 16th (Service) B a ttn . The H ighland L ight In fa n try , eldest s. of Jam es A rchibald, of Limefield, M ains, W est Calder, Joiner, b y his wife, Jo an , dau. of W illiam Law , of Spalefield, Fife ; b. Limefield, W est Ca'lder, M idlothian, 20 Ju n e. 1890 ; educ. B oroughm uir H igher Grade School, and T he U niversity, E dinburgh ; was a Schoolm aster a t Castle D ouglas, near K irk c u d b rig h t; joined th e 7 th A rgyll and S utherland H ighlanders 5 May, 1916 ; served w ith th e E xpeditionary F orce in F rance a n d F landers from A pril, 1917 ; was w ounded durin g th e C am brai advance th e following Aug., and in ­ valided hom e ; transferred to th e H ighland L ight In fa n try in M ay, 1918 ; re­ tu rn e d to F rance th a t m onth, and died a t No. 41 C asualty Clearing S tatio n 26 Aug. following, of w ounds received w hen he was h it by a piece of shrapnel, w hile behind th e lines near A lbert. B uried in D aours Com m unal E xtension Cem etery, five and a half m iles from Am iens ; unm . A R M O U R , JO H N , L.-Corpl., No. 21016, 9 th (Service) B a ttn . The R oyal Innis- killing F usiliers, elder .s - . of th e la te J o h n A rm our, by his wife, R achel (32, Skir- ving S treet, Shaw lands, Glasgow), dau. of th e la te D avid H an n in g to n ; b. Glas­ gow, co. L anark, 9 Feb. 1893 ; educ. P rovincial T raining College th e re ; was an A pprentice E ngineer ; enlisted in th e R oyal Innisk illin g Fusiliers 13 A pril, 1915. served w ith th e E x p editionary F orce in F rance an d F landers from th e following O ct. w here he was subsequently em ployed as a B a tta lio n Scout, and was killed in action by a shell a t H uille 15 O ct. 1918. B uried w here he fell. H is Com­ m anding Office w ro te : “ Y our son was m y senior N.C.O. an d m y right-hand m an. W e were to g e th er in m an y dangerous places, a n d his c o n sta n t courage and cheeriness were of th e g reatest assistan ce to m e. . . . I m yself have lost a friend an d helper who can n o t be replaced.” U nm. H orace A . E . A n g e l. A N D R E W S, ED W A R D N O R M A N , 2nd L ieut., 7 th (Service) B a ttn . The Buffs (E a st K e n t R egt.), y st. s. of E dw ard Collingwood A ndrew s, of 16, H eath D rive, H am pstead, N .W ., D octor of Medicine, by his wife, Jeanie, dau. of W illiam Tucker : b . H am pstead, London, N .W ., 21 N ov. 1898 ; educ. H eath M ount, H am pstead, N .W . ; O undle School (w here he was a School P re ­ fect an d ca p tain of boating), and th e R oy al M ilitary College, S a n d h u rs t; gazetted 2nd L ieut. T he Buffs in Dec. 1917 ; served w ith th e E x p editionary F orce in France and F landers from Ju ly , 1918, an d died a t a C asualty Clearing S tatio n 23 Aug. following, of w ounds received in actio n th e previous day a t A lbert. B u rie d . a t D aours, n o rth ­ e a st of A miens. A b ro th e r officer w rote : “ H e led his p latoon w ith com plete dis­ regard of danger, encouraging his men u n til w ounded. H is devotion to d u ty and brav ery w ere an inspiration to his platoon.” E d w ard N o rm a n A n d re w s. U nm. A R M S T R O N G , G E O R G E , P riv ate, No. 24649, B order R egt., 1 st B a ttn . (34th Foot.), The ;. of R o b ert A rm strong, of C arlatton "D em esn e F arm , C um w hitton, Cum berland, F arm er, b y his wife, A nn (— ) ; b. Moss F o o t, C um w hitton aforesaid, 28 M arch, 1892 ; educ. Cumrew V illage S chool; joined th e 1 st B order R eg t. 8 A pril, 1916 ; served w ith th e E xpeditionary F orce in France and F landers 14 J u ly following, an d died a t N o. 10 C asualty Clearing S tatio n , F rance, 1 S ept. of th e sam e year, from w ounds received in action a t Y pres ; unm . A R M ST R O N G , JA C K , P riv ate, No. 11748, 5 th (Service) B a ttn . (Lochiel’s) The Queen’s Own Cam eron H ighlanders, s. of H enry A rm strong, of 32 W esley R oad, Ironbridge, by his wife, M ary Alice, dau. of W illiam O ak es; b. Ironbridge, co. Salop, 12 Ju ly , 1877; educ. P u b lic Schools th e r e ; was em ployed in Tile W o rk s ; volunteered for ac tiv e service soon a fter th e o u tb re ak of war, an d enlisted in th e Cam eron H ighlanders in S ept. 1914 ; served w ith th e E xpeditionary F orce in F rance an d F landers from M ay, 1915, a n d w as killed in ac tio n a t th e B a ttle of Loos, 25 S ept. following. B uried where he fell unm . G eo rg e A rm str o n g .
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