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Abbott Alice Graham née Peddie (1870-1961), wife of Colonel (later Brigadier General) Leonard Henry Abbott.
Abbott Colonel (later Brigadier General) Leonard Henry Abbott (1875-1949) of the Norfolk Regiment and of the 11th Rajputs, Indian Army; staff officer at Gallihpoli.
Acton Captain Edward William Frederick Acton (1834-1920) who had served in the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment.
Ainsworth Lieutenant John Stirling Ainsworth (b. 1889) of the 11th Hussars; he was killed in action on 14 October 1914.
Albert Albert I (1875-1934), King of Belgium from 1909 to 1934.
Alderson Lady Alice Mary Josephine Alderson née Sergeant (1858-1950), wife of Lieutenant General Sir Edwin Alfred Hervey Alderson (1859-1927).
Alderson Lieutenant General Sir Edwin Alfred Hervey Alderson (1859-1927) in command of the Canadian Expeditionary Force until the calamitous battle of St Eloi in April 1916, which caused his transferral to the largely symbolic post of Inspector-General of Canadian Forces Overseas.
Aldridge Either Ellen Mary Aldridge (1846-1935) or her sister Alice Jane (1854-1938), who kept a boarding house at 14 Trinity Crescent, Folkestone, and were landladies to the Armstrongs before the family’s move to Grimston Gardens.
Alexander Lieutenant Guy Alexander (1887-1964) of the 10th Hussars.
Allen Captain (later Major) Dermott Lang ‘Balmy’ Allen (1890-1971) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers, later of the Royal Flying Corps. Having qualified as a flying officer in January 1913, Allen was sent to Edinburgh in March 1916 to form a Royal Flying Corps training squadron. A few months later he was made squadron commander and promoted to the rank of Major. Later in the year he was sent to organize a training programme for the Imperial Royal Flying Corps in Canada.
Allenby Major-General (later Field Marshal) Edmund Allenby (1861-1936), commander of the 1st Cavalry Division at the start of the First World War.
Allfrey Lieutenant Frederick de Vere Bruce Allfrey (b. 1891) of 9th (Queen’s Royal) Lancers; he was shot and killed on 6 September while helping a wounded fellow officer.
Ames Arthur Ames (b. 1884) of the 10th Hussars, later of the 18th Hussars and of Labour Corps; an officer’s servant who looked after Pat Armstrong’s personal needs during the First World War.
Anderson Amy Douglas Knyveton Anderson née Harland (1868-1951), owner and commandant of Waverley Abbey Hospital where Ione was working as a volunteer during May 1916.
Anderson Elizabeth Rose ‘Betty’ Anderson, later Campbell (1894-1968), daughter of Amy Anderson.
Annesley Captain the Honourable Arthur ‘Pic’ Annesley of the 10th Hussars was born on 24 August 1880 at Bletchingdon Park, Oxfordshire. He was the eldest of the eight children of Arthur Annesley, 11th Viscount of Valentia and 1st Baron Annesley, and had been groomed to take on the family title and estate in due course. He had been with the 10th Hussars since April 1900 and had risen to the rank of Captain. He was awarded the Delhi Durbar Medal in December 1911 for his gallantry in the Second Boer War. He was killed by a sniper at Zillebeke on 16 November 1914.
Annesley Major Caryl Arthur James Annesley (1883-1949) of the 1st Royal Dragoons, brother of Captain the Honourable Arthur Annesley of the 10th Hussars.
Annesley Helene Marie Annesley née Johnston (1866-1949), wife of Lieutenant-Colonel James Howard Adolphus Annesley (1868-1919).
Annesley Lieutenant-Colonel James Howard Adolphus Annesley (1868-1919).
Anson Lady Clodagh Anson née Beresford (1879-1957), daughter of the 5th Marquess of Waterford; she was first cousin to Blanchie.
Anthony John Randolph Anthony (1890-1954), known in the racing circles as Jack Anthony, was a Welsh jockey best known for his three Grand National steeplechase victories in 1911 (on Glenside), 1915 (on Ally Sloper) and 1920 (on Troytown).
Arkwright Captain Frederick George Alleyne ‘Deafy’ Arkwright (1885-1915) of the 11th Hussars, later of the Royal Flying Corps. He was killed in a flying accident in Scotland on 14 October 1915.
Armie Colonel Redmond Barry ‘Algie’ Neill’s pet name for the Armstrong family.
Armitage Edward Herbert Armitage (1855-1930), a solicitor who lived in south-west London with his wife Mary Ethel née Greenlaw (1865-1953) and their two teenage daughters.
Armitage 2nd Lieutenant George Duncan Armitage (1893-1915) of the 11th Battalion of the East Surrey Regiment.
Armstrong Catherine Armstrong (née Clark) was married to Captain William Armstrong (1826-1889) and they lived at Ballydavid House, Woodstown, County Waterford. Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong was their eldest child and only son.
Armstrong Cornelia Ione Armstrong was second child and eldest daughter of Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong and Rosalie Cornelia Armstrong (née Maude).
Armstrong Lisalie Maude ‘Tommy’ Armstrong was fourth child and third daughter of Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong and Rosalie Cornelia Armstrong (née Maude).
Armstrong Marcus Beresford Armstrong was born on 19 May 1859 in Ballydavid House, Woodstown, County Waterford, to Captain William Armstrong (1826-1889) and Catherine Clark. He married Rosalie Cornelia Maude on 11 April 1888 and they had four children, William (‘Pat’), Cornelia (‘Ione’), Winona (‘Jess’) and Lisalie (‘Tom’).
Armstrong Rosalie Cornelia Armstrong (née Maude) was born on 26 April 1868 at Lenaghan Park, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh to Maurice Ceely Maude (1820-1904) and Elise Maria Wehren (d. 1895). She married Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong on 11 April 1888 and they had four children, William (‘Pat’), Cornelia (‘Ione’), Winona (‘Jess’) and Lisalia (‘Tom’).
Armstrong Captain William Armstrong (1826-1889) was married to Catherine Armstrong (née Clark) and they lived at Ballydavid House, Woodstown, County Waterford. Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong was their eldest child and only son.
Armstrong Captain William Maurice ‘Pat’ Armstrong was eldest child and only son of Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong and Rosalie Cornelia Armstrong (née Maude).
Armstrong Winona Rosalie ‘Jess’ Armstrong was third child and second daughter of Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong and Rosalie Cornelia Armstrong (née Maude).
Arnoldi This was either Errol (1887-1967), Frank (1889-1953) or Percy Arnoldi (1899-1967), sons of Francis Arnoldi (1848-1938) of Montreal, Canada, all of whom fought in the Great War. Frank’s daughter Joan Louise Arnoldi (1882-1967) was an honorary lieutenant and served as head of the Canadian Field Comforts Commission in England during the First World War, being principally stationed at Sandgate, Folkestone.
Arnoldi Emily Louisa Arnoldi née Fauquier (1857-1922) wife of Francis Arnoldi (1848-1938) of Montreal, Canada. She was mother to sons Errol (1887-1967), Frank (1889-1953) and Percy Arnoldi (1899-1967) and her daughter Joan Louise Arnoldi (1882-1967) was an honorary lieutenant and served as head of the Canadian Field Comforts Commission in England during the First World War, being principally stationed at Sandgate, Folkestone. Her mother, Alice née Burrowes, was an aunt of Lieutenant-Colonel Arnold Robinson Burrowes.
Arnoldi Joan Louise Arnoldi (1882-1967), daughter of Francis Arnoldi (1848-1938) and Emily Louisa Arnoldi née Fauquier (1857-1922) of Montreal, Canada. She was an honorary lieutenant and served as head of the Canadian Field Comforts Commission in England during the First World War, being principally stationed at Sandgate, Folkestone.
Asquith Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928), Prime Minister from 5 April 1908 to 5 December 1916.
Assheton Mary Monica Assheton (1903-1982), daughter of Sir Ralph Cockayne Assheton 1st Baronet Downham and Mildred née Master; she was a pupil at Abbot’s Hill school.

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Babington Hugh ‘Madman’ Babington (1882-1919) of the Royal Navy; he had been appointed First Lieutenant of the C17 in October 1914.
Babington Second Lieutenant Ralph Vivian Babington (1898-1917) of the Coldstream Guards.
Baggallay Captain (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Richard Romer Claude Baggallay (1884-1975) of the 11th Hussars, one of the two aides-de-camp to General Allenby and a noted cricketer.
Baird Alice Anne Baird (1871-1959) was the daughter of Jonathan Peel Baird (1844-1915) and Emily Diana Frances née Maude (1846-1926), who was Mrs Armstrong’s first cousin. She co-founded St. James’s School for girls at West Malvern, Worcestershire, with her twin sister Katrine ‘Kitty’ Maclean Baird (1871-1932), which Ione Armstrong had attended.
Baird Georgina Marian Baird (1876-1922), principal of Evendine Court, a school of domestic science for ladies in Colwall, Malvern; and sister to Alice and Katrine Baird.
Baird Katrine ‘Kitty’ Maclean Baird (1871-1932) was the daughter of Jonathan Peel Baird (1844-1915) and Emily Diana Frances née Maude (1846-1926), who was Mrs Armstrong’s first cousin. She co-founded with her twin sister Alice Anne Baird (1871-1959) St. James’s School for girls at West Malvern, Worcestershire, which Ione Armstrong had attended. She was also co-founder of Abbot’s Hill School, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, and acted as its headmistress from 1912 to 1930.
Baird Mary Isabel Baird (1873-1927), sister of Katrine Maclean Baird and her assistant at Abbot’s Hill school.
Baird William James Baird (1893-1961) of Oakham, Rutland, whose father was Master of Hounds of the Cottesmore Hunt. He was Pat Armstrong’s rival for the affections of Lady Blanche Sommerset.
Bald Lieutenant Ronald Lennox Bald (1888-1928) of the Royal Fusiliers.
Balfour Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour (1848-1930).
Barker For Lieutenant-Colonel Walter George Barker see Crole Wyndham.
Barnes Evelyn Hope Crole Barnes née Wyndham (b. 1892), daughter of Walter and Evelyn Crole Wyndham, sister of Noel Rosemary Crole Wyndham (1898-1988) and Annie Myrtle Yvonne Crole Wyndham.
Barnes Colonel (later Major General) Reginald Walter Ralph Barnes (1872-1946) of the 10th Hussars.
Barrett Captain (later Major) Frederick Whitfield ‘Rattle’ Barrett (1875-1949) of the 15th Hussars, staff captain to General de Lisle at the start of the war.
Bass Sir William Arthur Hamar Bass (1879-1952) of the 10th Hussars.
Battiscombe Lieutenant Colonel Charles Battiscombe (1865-1944) of Royal Field Artillery. He was attached to the Canadian Field Artillery as a gunner instructor in Shorncliffe which was the training centre for the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He and his wife lived at 14 Westbourne Gardens, Folkestone.
Battiscombe Maria Isabella Battiscombe née Mills (1862-1935), wife of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Battiscombe (1865-1944) of Royal Field Artillery, who lived at 14 Westbourne Gardens, Folkestone.
Battiscombe Christopher Robert ‘Sammy’ Battiscombe (1902-1989), only child of Lieutenant Colonel Charles and Maria Isabella Battiscombe.
Beale-Browne Brigadier-General Desmond Beale-Browne (1870-1953).
Beauclerk Dutch-born Mathilde Jacqueline Marie Beauclerk née van Kattendijke, Lady Gore (1879-1927), first wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Jocelyn Charles Gore, 6th Earl of Arran (1868-1958).
Beckwith Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) Arthur Thackeray Beckwith (1875-1942), commander of the 88th Brigade during the Battle of Arras.
Beckwith Captain Edward Beckwith of the Royal Fusiliers; later a Major in the Machine Gun Corps.
Beech Lieutenant Rowland Auriol James ‘Jim’ Beech (b. 1888) of the 16th (The Queen’s) Lancers.
Beevor Elsa Beevor née Waring (1887-1963), wife of Major Miles Beevor.
Beevor Major (later Lieutenant Colonel) Miles Beevor (1879-1869) of the Buffs (East Kent Regiment).
Bellamy Either Violet Maud (1878-1954) or Ethel Anne Bellamy (1881-1942), unmarried sisters living at 24 Radnor Park Road, Folkestone.
Bell-Irving Lieutenant Bell-Irving, aide-de-camp to Lieutenant General Charles Briggs.
Bell-Smyth Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) John Ambard Bell-Smyth (1868-1922), Commander of the King’s Dragoon Guards; and Commander of the 3rd Cavalry Brigade during the First World War.
Belloc Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), Anglo-French writer and historian, and editor of Land and Water, a British weekly journal published from 1914 to 1920 devoted to the progress of the First World War.
Benson Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) Reginald Lindsay ‘Rex’ Benson (1889-1968) of the 9th Lancers.
Beresford Eva Emily ‘Emmie’ Beresford was born in 1874 in Pembrokeshire, Wales, as the youngest child and only daughter of Henry Marcus de la Poer Beresford (1835-1895) and his wife Julia Ellen née Maunsell (1841-1923). She married on 27 April 1895 Anthony Fritz Maude, Mrs Armstrong’s eldest brother.
Bettington Probably Second Lieutenant (later Captain) James Brindley Bettington (1894-1984) of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry.
Bilbrough The Right Reverend Harold Ernest Bilbrough (1867-1950), who had succeeded William Walsh to the Bishopric earlier in the year.
Bingham Major General Cecil Edward Bingham (1861-1934) who took command of the 1st Cavalry Division in May 1915.
Bingham Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) John Denis Yelverton Bingham (1880-1940) of the 15th Hussars.
Birch Brigadier-General (later General) James Frederick Noel ‘Curly’ Birch (1865-1939).
Blair Mrs M. C. Blair of 2 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone.
Blake Amelia Christian Anna Blake née Gilder (1857-1946), widow of Lieutenant-Colonel John William Smith O’Brien Blake (1845-1907) of the 10th (Lincolnshire) Regiment, and mother of Nicola Blake. She was a friend of Mrs Armstrong and lived at 53 Augusta Gardens, Folkestone, with Nicola who was friendly with the Armstrong sisters.
Blake Nicola Patricia Mary Blake (1893-1985), daughter of Amelia Christian Anna Blake, later wife of Douglas Charles Layland Speed (1893-1952). Nicola Blake was a friend of the Armstrong sisters.
Bloodworth Lieutenant Herbert Sidney Bloodworth (1892-1967) of the Lancashire Fusiliers.
Boddam-Whetham Adelaide Boddam-Whetham, née Manning (1860-1954), an Australian-born British archer who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and who lived in Folkestone.
Boddam-Whetham Captain Sydney Alexander Boddam-Whetham (1886-1925), the second of Adelaide Boddam-Whetham’s five sons.
Bonar Law Andrew Bonar Law (1858-1923), Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1915 to 1916, Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1916 to 1919 and later Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Bouch Lieutenant Thomas Bouch (1882-1963) of the 10th Hussars.
Bower Ismay Captain Charles Bower Ismay (1874-1924) of the 12th Lancers, a noted race horse owner and son of Thomas Henry Ismay, founder of the White Star Line shipping company whose ocean liners included the ill-fated Titanic.
Bowman The Reverend Sir Paget Mervyn Bowman (1873-1955), 3rd Baronet, Vicar of St Luke’s, Woodside, Croydon, from 1911 to 1919.
Boyle The Boyle Family at Moyaliffe (Timmy, Sarah and Tom Boyle).
Boyle Richard Bernard Boyle (1897-1917), 7th Earl of Shannon; he had succeeded to the title shortly after his ninth birthday.
Braithwaite Lieutenant Valentine Ashworth Braithwaite (1896-1916) of Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert’s) Regiment, son of Lieutenant General Sir Walter Pipon Braithwaite (1865-1945).
Braithwaite Lieutenant General Sir Walter Pipon Braithwaite (1865-1945), father of Lieutenant Valentine Braithwaite.
Brancker Major General (later Air Vice Marshal) William Sefton Brancker (1877-1940), an officer on the Royal Air Force and a British aviation pioneer.
Brennan The Brennan Family at Moyaliffe.
Bridges Major (later Lieutenant General) Tom Bridges (1871-1939) of the 4th (Queen’s Own) Hussars.
Briggs Lieutenant-General Charles James Briggs (1865-1941), commander of the 1st Cavalry Brigade of the British Expeditionary Force.
Brinkley Annie Constance Isabel Brinkley née Cooper (1859-1925), wife of John Lloyd Brinkley (1852-1939); the couple and their children were residents of Folkestone and friends of the Armstrong family.
Brinkley Ruth Minna Constance Brinkley (b. 1892) of Allershaw, Folkestone, sister of Sybil (b. 1887) and daughter of John Lloyd (1852-1939) who was originally from County Sligo, and Annie Constance Isabel Brinkley.
Brinkley Edith Sybil Brinkley (b. 1887) of Allershaw, Folkestone, sister of Ruth (b. 1892) and daughter of John Lloyd Brinkley (1852-1939), who was originally from County Sligo.
Brisley Lieutenant William James Brisley (1877-1947) of the 10th Hussars, known as Burra Sahib, Hindi for ‘big man’ or ‘important person’.
Brocklehurst Lieutenant (later Captain) Henry Courtney ‘Brock’ Brocklehurst was born on 27 May 1888 as the youngest of three children of Sir Philip Lancaster Brocklehurst, 1st Baronet Brocklehurst of Swythamley Park, Staffordshire. He was an officer in the 10th Hussars, having joined the regiment in January 1908. He later transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. Like Pat Armstrong, by the beginning of the First World War Brock had become separated from his regiment, having signed up to join Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic expedition which departed the British waters in the early days of August 1914. When Britain declared war on Germany, Brock changed his mind and returned to England to serve in the war. Anxious to get to the Western Front, he temporarily joined the 5th Dragoon Guards until the return of his own regiment from South Africa.
Brocklehurst Sir Philip Lee Brocklehurst, 2nd Baronet Brocklehurst (1887-1975) of the 1st Life Guards, brother of Captain Courtney ‘Brock’ Brocklehurst of the 10th Hussars. His wife was Lady Gwladys Gostling Brocklehurst née Gostling Murray (1891-1972).
Brocklehurst Lady Gwladys Gostling Brocklehurst née Gostling Murray (1891-1972), wife of Sir Philip Lee Brocklehurst (1887-1975).
Brooke Sir Alfred Douglas Brooke, 4th Baronet Colebrooke (1865-1907), father of Basil Brooke.
Brooke Lieutenant Basil Stanlake Brooke (1888-1973) was born on 9 June 1888 at Colebrooke Park, County Fermanagh. From his father, Sir Arthur Douglas Brooke, he inherited a baronetcy in 1907. He was educated at Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Royal Fusiliers in 1908. In 1911, he transferred to the 10th Hussars as a second lieutenant.
Brooke Geoffrey Thomas Brooke (b. 1896) of the 16th Lancers.
Brooke Lady Gertrude Isabella Brooke née Batson (1866-1918), mother of Lieutenant Basil Stanlake Brooke (1888-1973) of the 10th Hussars.
Brooke Mary Viva Francesca Brooke née Johnston (1882-1944), wife of Butler Brooke (1870-1924) of Colebrooke, Co. Fermanagh.
Brooke Sylvia Henrietta Brooke (1890-1921), sister of Lieutenant Basil Stanlake Brooke (1888-1973) of the 10th Hussars. Colebrooke Park, County Fermanagh was home of the Brooke family. Sylvia visited Basil in India before the First World War and stole the hearts of every man in the regiment, including Pat Armstrong.
Brooke Major Victor Reginald Brooke (b. 1873) of the 9th Lancers; he was killed in action on 29 August 1914.
Brooks Lieutenant Thomas Edward ‘Teddy’ Brooks (b. 1883) of the C Squadron of the Leicestershire Yeomanry. He was killed by a sniper in a trench at Frezenberg on 13 May 1915.
Bryant Major Charles Edgar Bryant (1885-1950) of the 12th Lancers; he left the regiment in June 1916 to join the Royal Flying Corps and joined 23 Squadron in October of that year but returned to the 12th Lancers in 1919.
Bryant Margaret Bryant née Lowson, widow of Wilberforce Bryant (1837-1906) and mother of Leila de Lisle.
Buchanan Probably Driver Arthur Gordon Buchanan (b. 1891) of the Canadian Field Artillery who died on 6 March 1916 and is buried in the Highgate Cemetery, London; he may have been one of Jess’s former patients at Manor House Hospital.
Buckland Phillip Buckland was a young friend of the family in Folkestone.
Bunting Probably Louisa Bunting née Ireland (1873-1951), wife of Quartermaster Thomas Edward Bunting (1868-1932) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Bunting Probably Thomas Edward Bunting (1868-1932), Quartermaster of Roger Wakefield’s regiment, the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Burnett Colonel (later Brigadier General) Charles Kenyon Burnett (1868-1950) of the 18th Hussars.
Burrowes Lieutenant-Colonel Arnold Robinson Burrowes (1867-1949) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers, who patented a leather waistcoat for holding cartridges and equipped with a pair of braces to hold two haversacks carried on the back. The waistcoat became a standard for infantry equipment in 1907 and was widely used throughout the First World War.
Buxton Alfred Fowell Buxton (1854-1952), British banker and local politician.
Byng Major-General (later Field Marshal) Julian Byng (1862-1935), Commander of the 3rd Cavalry Division.

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Cadogan Major the Honourable William George Sydney ‘Willie’ Cadogan (1879-1914) of the 10th Hussars, fifth son of the 5th Earl of Cadogan; he was killed in action on 14 November 1914.
Callaghan Florence Claire O’Bryen Callaghan (1892-1952), daughter of Francis Gerard Callaghan (1858-1910) and Florence Gertrude Maude née Horsford (1865-1940).
Callaghan Florence Gertrude Maude Callaghan née Horsford (1865-1940), a widow, and her daughters Claire (1892-1952) and Enid (1893-1962) who lived at 21 Manor Road, Folkestone.
Campbell Lieutenant Colonel Charles Lionel Kirwan Campbell (1873-1918) of the 16th (The Queen’s) Lancers.
Campbell David Graham Muschet Campbell (1869-1936), Cavalry Officer in command of the 9th Lancers.
Capper Major General Sir Thompson Capper (1863-1915), Commander of the 7th Division.
Carbery Captain Miles Bertie Cunninghame Carbery (b. 1877) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers; he was killed in action on 17 October 1914.
Carden-Roe William Herbert Liesching (1895-1977) of the 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers; he changed his surname to Carden-Roe in 1916 after his maternal grandfather to disguise his German roots.
Carleton Possibly Lady Jane Edith Carleton née Seymour (1877-1975), daughter of Hugh de Grey Seymour, 6th Marquess of Hertford (1843-1912) and widow of Major Hugh Dudley Carleton (1865-1906).
Cartwright Lieutenant Henry Antrobus Cartwright (1887-1957) of the Middlesex Regiment; he was in fact unofficially reported as prisoner of war.
Caseby Lieutenant William Robert Brown Caseby (1895-1917) of the Lancashire Fusiliers.
Castberg Captain Francis Arthur Harboe Castberg (b. 1889) of the Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment); he was killed in action on 13 March 1915.
Castberg Winifred Louise Castberg (1891-1961), daughter of Norwegian banker Peter Harboe Castberg (1844-1926) and his English wife Nina née Benham (b. 1864).
Cave Captain Adrian Lawrence Cave (1874-1931) of the 10th Hussars. He later transferred to the 11th Hussars.
Cavendish Second Lieutenant John Compton Cavendish, 4th Baron Chesham (1894-1952) of the 10th Hussars. He had married as his first wife Margot Hilda Layton Mills (1895-1985) on 17 August 1915; the marriage ended in divorce in 1937.
Cavendish Margot Hilda Layton née Mills (1895-1985).
Cayley Lieutenant-Colonel (later Major General) Douglas Edward Cayley (1870-1951), commander of the 88th Brigade. He married Jessie Eyre Duff Cayley née Gibbon (1877-1955).
Cayley Jessie Eyre Duff Cayley née Gibbon (1877-1955), wife of Lieutenant Colonel (later Major General) Douglas Edward Cayley.
Cayley Major General Walter de Sausmarez Cayley (1863-1952) of the West Yorkshire Regiment, brother of Lieutenant Colonel (later major General) Douglas Edward Cayley.
Chadwyck-Healey Probably Sir Gerald Edward Chadwyck-Healey (1873-1955), later 2nd Baronet Chadwyck-Healey.
Chambers Doctor William Francis Chambers (1869-1942) of 27 Cheriton Gardens, Folkestone.
Chaplin Lieutenant Herbert Percy ‘Buzzard’ Chaplin (1883-1970) of the 10th Hussars.
Chapman Captain Alister Hillyar Darby Chapman (b. 1883) of the 1st (Royal) Dragoons, who was killed in action in Pas de Calais, France, on 27 September 1915.
Chataway Alice Ethne Hester Chataway (1890-1978), eldest daughter of William Perceval Chataway of Folkestone and later (1914) wife of Edward Hamilton Blyth.
Chataway Doreen Hilda Chataway (1899-1921), third daughter of William Perceval Chataway (1865-1921) of Folkestone.
Chataway William Perceval Chataway (1865-1921), his wife Hester Henrietta née Carpenter (1865-1939), and their five children who lived at 59 Bouverie Road West, Folkestone.
Cheape Captain Leslie St Clair Cheape (1882-1916), who was considered England’s greatest polo player. He was killed on Easter Sunday (23 April) 1916 while commanding a squadron of the Worcestershire Yeomanry in Palestine.
Chichester-Constable Second Lieutenant Cecil Hugh Joseph Chichester-Constable (1893-1940) of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Cholmondeley Captain (later Major) George Horatio Charles Cholmondeley, Earl of Rocksavage (1883-1968) of the 9th Lancers, later (1923) 5th Marquess of Cholmondeley.
Cholmondeley Sybil Rachel Betty Cecile née Sassoon (1894-1989), daughter of Sir Albert Edward Sassoon (1856-1912) and Aline Caroline de Rothschild (1867-1909).
Churcher Adeline Churcher née Clayton (1836-1921), mother of Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Wilfred Churcher (1865-1925).
Churcher Lieutenant-Colonel Douglas Wilfred Churcher (1865-1925) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874-1965).
Clarke Lieutenant Charles Felix Clarke (1888-1977) of the 3rd Hussars.
Clarke-Maxwell The Reverend William Gilchrist Clark-Maxwell (1865-1935), Rector and Rural Dean of Bridgnorth, and his wife Harriet Alice Clark-Maxwell née Selwyn (1867-1957).
Cohen Louisa Emily née Merton, Lady Cohen (1850-1931), widow of Sir Benjamin Louis Cohen (1844-1909).
Coleman Frederic Coleman, an American volunteer who had joined the 2nd Cavalry Brigade as a motor driver. De Lisle nicknamed him ‘President’ as a mark of his American nationality. His wife was Lois Laura Coleman (b. 1877).
Collins Lance Corporal Patrick Peter Collins of the Company of Cyclists who had originally enlisted as a bandsman in the Royal Munster Fusiliers in 1905.  He was awarded the Croix de Guerre in November 1918 but never lived to receive the award, dying of influenza in France on 8 December 1918.
Colmore Lieutenant Colonel Horace ‘Harry’ Colmore (1882-1937) of the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons.
Cookson Major Mostyn Eden Cookson (b. 1868) of the Royal Sussex Regiment; he was killed in action during the Battle of the Aisne on 14 September 1914.
Congreve War poet Cecilia Henrietta Dolores Blount Congreve née La Touche (1867-1952), wife of General Sir Walter Norris Congreve (1862-1927) and mother of Major William La Touche Congreve (1891-1916), both of whom were awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War.
Constantine Constantine I (1868-1923), King of Greece from 1913 to 1917 and from 1920 to 1922.
Corry Lady Edith Lowry-Corry (b. 1878) of Castle Coole, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
Court Captain William Hubert Roylance ‘Algy’ Court (b. 1885) of the 9th Lancers; he was killed by a shell on 24 May 1915.
Cowie Captain Alexander Gordon Cowie (b. 1889) of the Seaforth Highlanders, a noted cricketer, who died of wounds at Amara, Mesopotamia, on 7 April 1916.
Cox Major General Herbert Vaughan Cox (1860-1923), commander of the Gurkha Brigade.
Cox Isabel Emma Cox (1886-1956), friend of the Armstrong family and known to them as ‘Peter’; she married Reginald Allan Clarkson Webb in 1916.
Edward Daniel Brown Craig (c. 1862-1933), a Church of Ireland clergyman of Holycross, Tipperary.
Crawford Either Ellen, Margaret, Dorothy or Kathleen Crawford, daughters of Ellen Jane Crawford (1842-1928), widow of East India merchant Robert Leslie Crawford (1842-1910) who lived at 54 Earls Avenue and later at 9 Grimston Avenue, Folkestone.
Crichton Dorothy Maud née Dawnay (1884-1959), wife of Colonel Charles Crichton.
Crichton Major Charles William Henry Crichton (1872-1958) of the 10th Hussars. He was married to Dorothy Maud née Dawnay (1884-1959).
Crole Wyndham Annie Myrtle Yvonne Crole Wyndham (1912-1992), daughter of Walter and Evelyn Crole Wyndham, sister of Evelyn Hope Crole Barnes née Wyndham (b. 1892) and Noel Rosemary Crole Wyndham (1898-1988).
Crole Wyndham Evelyn Mary Crole Wyndham née Stewart (1873-1958), wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Walter George Barker (1857-1948); her husband changed his name to Crole Wyndham after inheriting property from an aunt. They had three daughters Noel, Evelyn and Myrtle.
Crole Wyndham Lieutenant-Colonel Walter George Barker (1857-1948) who changed his name to Crole Wyndham after inheriting property from an aunt; his wife Evelyn Mary Crole Wyndham née Stewart (1873-1958) and their daughters Noel, Evelyn and Myrtle.
Crole Wyndham Noel Rosemary Crole Wyndham (1898-1988), later Mrs Cyril Wilson, daughter of Walter and Evelyn Crole Wyndham, sister of Evelyn Hope Crole Barnes née Wyndham (b. 1892) and Annie Myrtle Yvonne Crole Wyndham (1912-1992).
Crookes Alice Ruby Graham Crookes, later Coningham (1886-1968), who lived with her aunt Maryanne Elizabeth Crookes at 26 Christchurch Road, Folkestone.
Cross Lieutenant David Ronald Cross (b. 1889) of the 16th Lancers; he was killed in action near Ypres on 21 February 1915.
Crossley Major the Honourable Francis Saville ‘Frank’ Crossley (1889-1959) of the 9th Lancers.
Curling Major (later Brigadier General) Bryan James Curling (1877-1955) of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
Currie Temporary Captain (later Major) Philip John Reginald Currie (1889-1953) of the 2nd Battalion of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps was awarded a Military Cross “for conspicuous gallantry and ability on September 25, 1915, near Hulluch. When three senior officers had been wounded or gassed, he took command of the battalion, although himself slightly gassed, reorganised it, and led it forward to the furthest line reached.”
Currie Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) Ryves Alexander Mark Currie (1875-1920) of Somerset Light Infantry, Commandant of the Junior Staff College at Hesdin.
Curteis Jeannie Hilda Macdonald Curteis née Myburgh (1874-2945), wife of Brigadier-General Francis Algernon Curteis (1856-1928) and mother of Marion Hilda Stokes née Curteis (1895-1984); later Mrs Collard.
Curteis Marion Hilda ‘Bunty’ Curteis (1895-1984), fiancé and later first wife of Captain Vaughan Adrian Philipps ‘Pokes’ Stokes (1891-1955) of the 10th Hussars.
Curzon-Smith Lena Curzon-Smith who lived at 13 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone.

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Dalton Second Lieutenant Cecil Edison Dalton (1892-1966) of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Dawson-Damer 2nd Lieutenant the Honourable George Seymour Dawson-Damer (1892-1917) of the 10th Hussars, younger son of the 4th Earl of Portarlington.
Daniell 2nd Lieutenant George Francis Blackburne Daniell (1878-1917) of the Royal Fusiliers.
Daniels Retired clergyman John James Daniels (1837-1927) and his daughter Evelyn Maud Daniels (1871-1960) who were living at 6 Salisbury Villas, Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone.
Davidson Edith Murdoch Davidson née Tait (1859-1936), wife of Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Davidson Randall Thomas Davidson, 1st Baron Davidson of Lambeth (1848-1930), Archbishop of Canterbury from 1903 to 1928.
Davis General Francis John Davies (1864-1948), General Officer Commanding 8th Division. He had been given temporary command of the VIII Corps following Lieutenant General Hunter Weston’s departure for England on health grounds.
Day Major Dudley Alec Lacy Day (1876-1947) of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Dearden Captain James Ferrand Dearden (1896-1919) of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment); he had joined the 86th Brigade on 5 March 1917 as learner to the Brigade Major.
Deed Lieutenant Neville Gard Deed (1883-1963) of the Royal Field Artillery.
de Hoghton Aimee Jean de Hoghton née Grove (1853-1919), wife of Sir James de Hoghton (1851-1938).
de Hoghton Barbara de Hoghton (b. 1894), daughter of Sir James de Hoghton (1851-1938), 11th Baronet de Hoghton, and Aimee Jean née Grove (1853-1919) and sister of Joan (1891-1983) and Vere (1882-1915). The family lived in Folkestone and Barbara was friendly with Jess Armstrong. Barbara married Lieutenant Robert Myles Heywood (1884-1915) on 8 December 1914.
de Hoghton Sir James de Hoghton, 11th Baronet de Hoghton (1851-1938) was married to wife Aimee Jean née Grove (1853-1919) and lived in Folkestone with their eight children. Their daughters Barbara and Joan were friendly with Jess Armstrong.
de Hoghton Joan de Hoghton (1891-1983), later Mrs Charles Thorpe, daughter of Sir James de Hoghton (1851-1938) and Aimee Jean née Grove (1853-1919). Sister of Vere (1882-1915) and Barbara (b. 1894).
de Hoghton Major Vere de Hoghton (1882-1915), third son of Sir James de Hoghton (1851-1938), 11th Baronet de Hoghton and Aimee Jean née Grove (1853-1919). Brother of Joan (1891-1983) and Barbara (b. 1894). He was killed in action on 13 October 1915 during the final stages of the Battle of Loos.
de Jeune Captain Baron de Jeune of the Cuirassiers, a French liaison officer attached to the 2nd Cavalry Brigade.
de Lisle Christian de Beauvoir de Lisle (1911-1994), son of General Sir Henry de Beauvoir de Lisle and his wife Leila.
de Lisle General Sir Henry de Beauvoir de Lisle (1864-1955). He was married to Leila Annette née Bryant (1877-1938).
de Lisle Leila Annette née Bryant (1877-1938), wife of General Sir Henry de Beauvoir de Lisle.
de Luze Marie Mandrot de Luze (c. 1892-1963).
de Marotte de Montigny Countess Anne de Marotte de Montigny née Chaudoir (1876-1965), daughter of Count León de Marotte de Montigny (1874-1949) and second wife of Count León de Marotte de Montigny (1874-1949) from Belgium.
de Marotte de Montigny Laure de Marotte de Montigny (1899-1933), daughter of Count León de Marotte de Montigny (1874-1949) and his second wife Anne de Marotte de Montigny née Chaudoir (1876-1965) from Belgium.
Dent Captain (Brevet Major) Joseph Leslie Dent (1889-1917) of the South Staffordshire Regiment.
de Tuyll Captain Francois ‘Frankie’ Charles Owen de Tuyll (1885-1952) of the 10th Hussars, elder son of Louise Emily Somerset, Duchess of Beaufort, from her first marriage to a Dutch nobleman, Baron Charles Frederic de Tuyll (d. 1893). Brother to Maurice de Tuyll and half-brother to Blanche, Diana and Henry Somerset.
de Tuyll Captain Maurice de Tuyll (b. 1888), the Duchess of Beaufort’s younger son from her first marriage to Baron Charles Frederic de Tuyll (d. 1893). Pat Armstrong had befriended the Somerset family through Maurice, as a fellow officer in the 10th Hussars. Brother to Frankie de Tuyll and half-brother to Blanche, Diana and Henry Somerset.
d’Hondt Maria Maude d’Hondt, Jess Armstrong’s Belgian godchild.
Dobbs Dr Matthew Dobbs (1866-1926), physician and surgeon, of 98 Dover Road, Folkestone.
Dodgson Olive Dodgson, daughter of Major Heathfield Butler Dodgson (1864-1937) and Sybil Agnes née Vivian (1862-1936). Twin sister of Sybil.
Dodgson Sybil Agnes Dodgson (c. 1895-1972), daughter of Major Heathfield Butler Dodgson (1864-1937) and Sybil Agnes née Vivian (1862-1936). She had a twin sister, Olive.
Doig Private Robert Doig (b. 1888) was an officer’s servant in the 10th Hussars and regarded as ‘an excellent valet, sober, trustworthy & clean’. He was discharged from the Labour Corps in 1919 being 70% disabled, having lost his left eye and received gunshot wounds to his abdomen and left knee.
Donisthorpe Ernest Norman Barton Donisthorpe (1865-1957) of Willesborough House, Ashford, Kent.
Drake Lieutenant Frederick Vanderstegen Drake (1888-1956) of the 11th Hussars.
Drake Private Herbert William Tyrwhitt ‘Jack’ Drake (b. 1885) of the 19th Royal Hussars, a popular racing and hunting enthusiast; he died of pneumonia at the General Hospital, Boulogne, on 11 March 1915.
Drake Lieutenant Robert Flint ‘Bob’ Drake was born on 30 April 1892 in Kent as the second youngest of John and Evangeline Drake’s six children. His father, a sugar merchant, sent Robert to Eton and then to Sandhurst. Bob was a relatively new recruit and joined the 10th Hussars in South Africa in September 1912.
Drew James Drew, Hosier, of No. 3 Burlington Arcade, London, inventor of the Piccadilly collar, the Horse Shoe knot-tie and the soft collar; he was the first retailer in the Arcade to receive the Royal Warrant.
Duke Either Ella (1998-1975) or Eileen Duke (1891-1975), daughters of the late Surgeon Major Olliver Thomas Duke (1843-1914) and Blanche née Wheeler (1855-1931) of 84 Bouverie Road West, Folkestone.
Dundas Anne Ethel Violet Montagu Dundas (1901-1996), sister of Captain Henry Nevill Lancaster Dundas.
Dundas Cecil Mary Dundas née Lancaster (1869-1949), wife of Robert Nevill Dundas (1867-1941) and mother of Anne Dundas.
Dundas Captain Henry Nevill Lancaster Dundas (1897-1918) of the 1st Scots Guards.
Duskey Duskey, also written as Duskie or Dusky, was Pat Armstrong’s Great Dane.

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Eastes Doctor Thomas Eastes (1850-1928) of 18 Manor Road, Folkestone.
Eastwood Thomas Ralph Eastwood (1890-1959) had been commissioned into the Rifle Brigade (Earl of Liverpool’s Own) in 1910. In November 1912, he was appointed Aide-de-Camp to Arthur Foljambe (1870-1941), 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Governor of New Zealand. He was released from his role at the start of the Great War and commissioned into the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. He later rejoined his brigade as Captain.
Ectors Probably Jacques Marie “Alfred” Ectors (1869-1931) of Belgium who was living in Folkestone during the war with his wife and children.
Eden Lieutenant John Eden (b. 1888) of the 12th (Prince of Wales’s Royal) Lancers; he was killed on cavalry patrol near Ypres on 17 October 1914; his younger brother, Anthony Eden (1897-1977), was to serve as Prime Minister of Great Britain 1955-1957.
Edwards Captain Arthur Noel Edwards (b. 1883) of the 9th Lancers; he was killed on 25 May 1915 as a result of a poison gas attack.
Edwards Frances Anne Edwards (1904-1998) , daughter of Arthur and Lily Edwards of Dane Hurst, Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone.
Edwards Lily Ethelwyn Noel Edwards née Cuthbert (1875-1924) of Dane Hurst, Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone, wife of Arthur Corbett Edwards (1871-1915).
Egerton Captain Edward Brassey Egerton (1889-1916) of 17th Lancers.
Egerton Major-General Granville Egerton (1859-1951), Commander of the 52nd Division.
Elgood Colonel Percival George Elgood (1863-1941), Base Commander at Port Said; post-war author of Egypt and the Army (London: Oxford University Press, 1924).
Eliot John Granville Cornwallis Eliot, 6th Earl of St Germans (1890-1922).
Eliott-Lockhart Lieutenant Colonel Percy Clare Eliott-Lockhart (1867-1915).
Elkington Lieutenant Colonel John Ford Elkington of 1st Royal Warwickshire Regiment and Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Mainwaring of the 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers were court martialled for attempting to surrender at St Quentin during the Great Retreat. They were both cleared of cowardice but dismissed from the army.
Elliot Sir Francis Edmund Hugh Elliot (1851-1940), British diplomat and envoy to Greece 1903-1917; his wife Henrietta Augusta Mary née Ford (1857-1938); and their daughters Katherine (b. 1882), Frances Clara (b. 1885), Dorothy (b. 1888) and Violet Marie (b. 1896).
Elliot Henrietta Augusta Mary née Ford (1857-1938), wife of Sir Francis Edmund Hugh Elliot (1851-1940), British diplomat and envoy to Greece 1903-1917.
Elliot Violet Marie ‘Bijou’ Elliot (b. 1896), youngest of the four daughters of Sir Francis Edmund Hugh Elliot and Henrietta Augusta Mary (1857-1938).
Ellis George Garnett Ellis (1874-1959), Dental Surgeon, 61 Sandgate Road, Folkestone.
Ellis Thomas Evelyn Ellis (from 1917 Scott-Ellis), 8th Baron Howard de Walden (1880-1946), landowner, writer, patron of the arts and a motor-boat racer who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Elton Lieutenant Colonel Alfred George Goodenough Elton (1856-1919) of the Connaught Rangers, father of Gordon Elton.
Elton Alice Maud Elton née Newmarch (1864-1952), Gordon Elton’s stepmother.
Elton Captain Gordon Daubeney Gresley Elton was born on 31 December 1888 in Jullundur, India. His father, Alfred George Goodenough Elton, was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Connaught Rangers, and later commanded a Territorial Battalion of the Warwickshire Regiment. His mother, Rhoda, was the daughter of Colonel Gordon Young in the Indian Army. Gordon, known to his friends as ‘Gordie’ or ‘G’, was the couple’s only child. He was educated at Wellington College and Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Royal Irish Fusiliers as Second Lieutenant in November 1909. He served with the Regiment in India and, in April 1914, was appointed Aide-de-Camp to the General Officer Commanding 4th (Quetta) Division. He was still at Quetta when the First World War broke out. Gordon was Pat Armstrong’s closest friend and like a brother to his three sisters, who knew him as ‘G’.
Evans Captain Henry Llewellyn Evans (b. 1886) of the 16th Lancers.
Everard William Lindsay Everard (1891-1849).

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Fairfax-Ross Edith Margaret Fairfax-Ross née Wallis (1863-1936), widow of Dr Elsey Fairfax-Ross (1855-1902) of Sydney and mother of Thomas Fairfax-Ross.
Fairfax-Ross Lieutenant (later Brigadier) Thomas ‘Tommy’ Fairfax Ross (1897-1960) of the Rifle Brigade.
Farquharson Janet Farquharson, Major Welch’s housekeeper.
Farrer Probably Lady Evangeline Farrer née Knox (1871-1968), wife of Thomas Cecil Farrer, 2nd Baron Farrer; she was president of the Dorking branch of the Red Cross Society during the First World War.
Field Violet Field (c. 1866-1941), sister-in-law of Major General Weir de Lancey Williams.
Fielden Captain (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Edward Anthony ‘Mark’ Fielden (1886-1972) of the 10th Hussars.
Fergusson General Sir Charles Fergusson (1865-1951), Commander of the 5th Division at the start of the First World War and Commander of the II Corps from c. January 1915 to c. April 1916.
Ffrench Winifred Gisela Yvonne Ffrench (1901-1989), Lisalie Armstrong’s school friend who lived at No. 30 Kingsnorth Gardens, Folkestone; she later became a noted biographer.
French Field Marshal Sir John Denton Pinkstone French (1852-1925), Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force and later Commander-in-Chief of the Home Forces.
Fisher Brigade Major (later Lieutenant General) Bertie Drew Fisher (1878-1972).
Fitzgerald The Fitzgerald Family at Moyaliffe.
Fitzgerald Ellen Fitzgerald, wife of Michael Fitzgerald, a cooper, of Ballyoughter, Ballycahill, County Tipperary.
Fitzgerald Captain Gerald Hugh Fitzgerald (1886-1914) of the 4th Dragoon Guards, son of Lord Maurice Fitzgerald of Johnstown Castle, Wexford, grandson of the 4th Duke of Leinster.
Fitzgerald Major (later Brigadier General) Percy Desmond Fitzgerald (1873-1933) of the 11th Hussars. He was married to Lady Millicent Fanny, Duchess of Sutherland (1867-1955).
Foch Probably Marshal Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929), a French soldier and Allied military hero.
Foljambe Arthur Foljambe (1870-1941), 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Governor of New Zealand.
Foljambe Lieutenant Edmond Walter Savile Foljambe (1890-1960) of the Rifle Brigade; he was reported wounded and missing after the Battle of Cateua (26 August 1914) but was subsequently recovered.
Foljambe Captain the Honourable Jocelyne Charles William Savile Foljambe (b. 1882) of the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who was killed in action on 6 April 1916. He was the son of the 4th Earl of Liverpool and brother of the Governor of New Zealand.
Forbes Lady Angela Forbes née St Clair-Erskine (1876-1950), a catering organiser for the British Army from November 1914 and sister of the Duchess of Sutherland.
Forbes-Leith Alexander Forbes-Leith, 1st Baron Leith of Fyvie (1847-1925) was a Scottish Royal Navy officer who made a fortune as a steel magnate in America. He assumed the additional surname Forbes following his marriage to Margaret, daughter and heiress of Alexander Forbes, director of a steel mill in Illinois. Their only son, Percy Forbes-Leith (1881-1900), died of enteric fever during the Second Boer War. Lord Leith’s estates then passed to his daughter Ethel, wife of Sir Charles Rosdew Burn, and were due to be inherited by her eldest son, Arthur Herbert Posden Burn (b. 1892) of the Royal Dragoons, who was killed in action on 30 October 1914.
Forde Second Lieutenant (later Major) Cecil Beresford Forde (b. 1896) of the Royal Field Artillery, son of the Rev James Denis Forde of Cullen, County Tipperary.
Fortescue Lady Winifred Fortescue née Beech (1888-1951), writer and actress, wife of Sir John Fortescue (1859-1933), Librarian and Archivist of Windsor Castle and military historian.
Foster Probably Agnes Ellis Foster née Thompson (c. 1856-1917) of London whose sister Alice Dicks was living at 31 Grimston Avenue, Folkestone, with her husband Charles Carless Dicks (1860-1948).
Freeman Ellen E. Freeman who lived at 36 Westbourne Gardens, Folkestone.
Freke Kathleen Maria Freke (1860-1944), wife of the Irish ornithologist Percy Evans Freke (1844-1931) of South Point, Lime’s Road, Folkestone.
Freke Katherine Mary Freke (1847-1929), Percy Evans Freke’s unmarried sister.
Fuller Brevet Colonel (later Major General) Cuthbert Graham Fuller (1874-1960), Assistant Adjutant, Quartermaster General and later GSO 1 of the 29th Division. He married Princess Sophia Vladimirovna Shahoffskaya (1886-1974).
Fulton Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) Harry Townsend Fulton (1869-1918). He had been given command of the 4th Reinforcements but just before their embarkation for Egypt on 16 April he was put in charge of training a new regiment from the 5th Reinforcements which became known as the Trentham Regiment.
Fulton Captain (later Major) John Sidney Fulton (1890-1966) of the Lancashire Fusiliers, GSO3 on the staff of the 29th Division.

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Gardiner The Reverend Canon Frederic Evelyn Gardiner (1850-1928) and his wife Maria Frances née Orde (1865-1951) of Holy Trinity Vicarage, Folkestone.
Garratt Dorothy Malsor Garratt (1886-1975) who lived at No 2 Western Terrace, Folkestone, with her widowed mother Ethel née Markham and elder sister Marjory.
Garratt Ethel Garratt née Markham and her daughters Dorothy and Marjorie who lived at No. 2 Western Terrace, Folkestone.
Garratt Marjory Garratt who lived at No 2 Western Terrace, Folkestone, with her widowed mother Ethel née Markham and younger sister Dorothy. She married Mr Nunneley on the 5th January 1915.
Geddes Major Guy W. Geddes of the 1st Battalion of Royal Munster Fusiliers (1880-1955).
Gee Amy Tan-Y-Castell Gee (1905-1969), daughter of Captain Robert and Elizabeth Gee.
Gee Edith Tan-Y-Castell Gee (1902-1998), daughter of Captain Robert and Elizabeth Gee.
Gee Elizabeth Gee née Dixon (1874-1958), wife of Captain Robert Gee.
Gee Captain Robert Gee (1876-1960) of the Royal Fusiliers.
Gibbon Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) William Duff Gibbon (1880-1955) of the 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. His sister, Jessie Eyre Duff Cayley, was married to Lieutenant Colonel (later Major General) Douglas Edward Cayley.
Gibbs Janet Blanche née Gibbs (1887-1974), wife of Captain (later Colonel) William Otter ‘Giblet’ Gibbs (1883-1960)
Gibbs Captain (later Colonel) William Otter ‘Giblet’ Gibbs (1883-1960) was the eldest of Henry and Emily Gibbs’ nine children. He was educated at Eton and Sandhurst and joined the 10th Hussars in November 1902. He married his first cousin Janet Blanche née Gibbs (1887-1974) on 23 February 1915.
Gilbey Lieutenant Eric Gilbey (1888-1915) of the 2nd Battalion of the Rifle Brigade; he was killed in action on 12 March 1915 during the Battle of Neuve Chapelle.
Gillam Major John Graham Gillam, author of Gallipoli Diary (1918).
Gillard Charles F. Gillard, veterinary surgeon at Gillard & Wacher, 168 Sandgate Road, Folkestone.
Gilliat Lieutenant Cecil Glendower Percival Gilliat (b. 1884) of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment; he was shot through the head having run to the rescue of a wounded fellow officer on 14 October 1914.
Gilman Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (later General) Webb Gillman (1870-1933) of Royal Field Artillery, who had been appointed General Staff Officer first grade with and 13th Division in January 1915.
Gilmour Alexander Wallace Gilmour (1870-1946) and his wife Muriel née Lowry-Corry (1877-1965) of Astley House, Astley Abbots, Shropshire.
Glass Claire Vincent Glass, also known as Claire Glass Parker (b. c. 1853), was a widow who taught dancing and deportment, gave court presentation lessons and composed light music, including The Grand Old Tally-Ho (1903). In later life she lived in Folkestone at 6 Trinity Crescent where she let out apartments to boarders.
Gleeson Margaret Gleeson, widow of John Gleeson, a farmer and carpenter at Moyaliffe, County Tipperary.
Gleeson Mary ‘Molly’ Gleeson, daughter of John and Margaret Gleeson of Moyaliffe, County Tipperary.
Godley General Alexander John Godley (1867-1957), English-born Commandant of the New Zealand Military Forces, who had been appointed Commander of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force on the outbreak of the Great War.
Goodliffe Captain (later Major) Guy Vernon Goodliffe (1883-1963) of the Royal Fusiliers.
Gordon-Canning Clara Jane Isabella Bettina Gordon-Canning née Bailey (1866-1938), wife of William James Gordon-Canning (1857-1929) and mother of Robert Cecil Gordon-Canning.
Gordon-Canning Captain Robert Cecil ‘Bob’ Gordon-Canning (1889-1967) of the 10th Hussars.
Gore-Langton Lieutenant Gerald Wentworth Gore-Langton (1885-1937) of the 18th Hussars.
Gosling Brigadier General Charles Gosling (1868-1917) of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Commander of the 10th Infantry Brigade; he had been killed in action on 12 April.
Gosling Major George Edward ‘Squeaker’ Gosling (1889-1938) was born on 23 May 1889 at Stratton Audley Park in Oxfordshire as the elder of the two sons of Colonel George Gosling and Mary McEvers Cunard. He was the great-grandson of Sir Samuel Cunard, founder of the Cunard Line shipping company. He joined the 10th Hussars in September 1908.
Gostling Murray Nina Gostling Murray (1889-1973). Her younger sister Lady Gwladys Brocklehurst was married to Sir Philip Lee Brocklehurst, brother of Lieutenant Henry Courtney ‘Brock’ Brocklehurst.
Gough Dermot Humphrey Gough (1896-1919) of the 10th Hussars, great-grandson of Field Marshal Hugh Gough (1779-1869).
Gough General Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough (1870-1963), who was appointed General Office Commanding 2nd Cavalry Division upon its formation on 15 September 1914.
Gough Brigadier General Sir John Edmond Gough (1871-1915), known as Johnnie Gough, was the recipient of the Victoria Cross for his gallantry during the Third Somaliland Expedition in 1903. He died on 20 February 1915, having been shot by a sniper while visiting his old battalion on the front line at Fauquissart, near Neuve Chapelle.
Gounaris Dimitrios Gounaris (1867-1922), who had preceded Venizelos as Prime Minister of Greece.
Gowans General Sir John ‘Jack’ Stephen Gowans (1862-1921); he was responsible for finding accommodation and supplies for newly enlisted soldiers at the start of the First World War.
Gramshaw Second Lieutenant Robert Wilfred Raleigh Gramshaw (b. 1891) of the 2nd Royal Sussex Regiment; he died on 27 January 1915 of wounds received on 25 January.
Grant Captain (later Major) Alastair Edward George Grant (1892-1947) of the 9th Lancers.
Grant Captain (later Major General) Ian Cameron Grant (1891-1955), of The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, Brigade Major to the 86th Brigade, was wounded while trying to initiate an advance against German cross machine gun fire during the attack on Hawthorne Ridge by the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. He was awarded a Distinguished Service Order for his gallantry on the day.
Gray Major Robert Alexander Gray (1869-1950) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Greenwood Captain Victor John Greenwood (1888-1949) of the 10th Hussars.
Greer Lieutenant Colonel Eric Beresford Greer (1892-1917) of the 2nd Battalion of the Irish Guards.
Grenfell Captain Francis Octavius Grenfell (1880-1915) was with the 9th Lancers which regiment formed part of the British Territorial Army. His identical twin, Rivy Grenfell (1880-1914) was with the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry. Francis Grenfell was badly wounded in the Battle of Mons and was awarded the Victoria Cross for the role he played in saving the 119 Field Battery. While he was recovering in hospital he heard that his brother Rivy had been killed on the Western Front.
Grenfell Riversdale ‘Rivy’ Grenfell (1880-1914) of the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry. His brother Captain Francis Octavius Grenfell (1880-1915) was with the 9th Lancers.
Grenside Dorothy Grenside née Gregory (1882-1966), author of The Meaning of Dreams (1923) and a number of other books on theosophical subjects.
Gressan Probably Frederick Gressan (b. c. 1886) who was staying in Folkestone with friends before the outbreak of the war
Grey-Wilson Lieutenant William Arthur Grey-Wilson (1880-1973) of the Durham Light infantry.
Grierson Lieutenant-General Sir James Moncrieff Grierson (1859-1914), who had been given command of the 2nd Corps on the outbreak of the First World War. He died on 17 August of an aneurism of the train near Amiens.
Grosvenor Captain Lord Hugh William Grosvenor (b. 1884), son of the 1st Duke of Westminster (1825-1899) from his second marriage to Katherine Cavendish (1857-1941); he was killed in action on 30 October 1914.
Grubb Captain Richard Raymond De Cruce Grubb (1886-1970) of 3rd Hussars; later Royal Flying Corps.
Guinness Limerick-born Maurice West Gufinness (1897-1991) who later became a Shell Oil executive stationed in Puerto Rico. He wrote mystery novels under the pseudonym Mike Brewer and in the 1930s joined forces with Muna Lee (1895-1965) with whom he wrote mystery novels under the pseudonym Newton Gayle.
Gye Adelaide Fanny Gye née Hood (1850-1927), widow of Herbert Frederick Gye (1844-1906), who lived at 5 Westbourne Gardens, Folkestone with her daughter Irene Alice Gye (1889-1967).

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Haig Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861-1928), Commander of the British Expeditionary Force from 1915 to the end of the war.
Haldane Brigadier General James Aylmer Lowthorpe Haldane (1862-1950), Commander of the 10th Infantry Brigade (to which Ned Penrose belonged) under General Snow.
Hale Colonel Charles Henry Hale (1863-1921), Assistant Director of Medical Services in Gallipoli.
Hall Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) John Hamilton Hall (b. 1871) of the Middlesex Regiment.
Halland Lieutenant Gordon Herbert Ramsey Halland (1888-1981) and his wife Helen Claudine Blanche née Walter (1892-1946), a resident of Folkestone and Jess Armstrong’s friend, married on 19 February 1916 in Delhi, India.
Hambro Major Percy Hambro (1870-1931) of the 15th Hussars, who had been appointed de Lisle’s General Staff Officer (GSO) 2.
Hamilton Probably Lieutenant (later Major) Anthony Baldwin Hamilton (1898-1978) of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.
Hamilton Lieutenant General (later General) Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton (1853-1947), commander of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force during the Gallipoli campaign.
Hamilton Jean Miller (née Muir), Lady Hamilton (1861-1941), wife of General Sir Ian Hamilton.
Hamilton-Grace Gladys Sheffield née Grace (1888-1978) and her son Raymond Sheffield Hamilton-Grace (1915-1918).
Hamilton-Grace Captain (later Brigadier-Major) Raymond Sheffield Hamilton-Grace (1881-1915) of the 13th Hussars; he was author of Finance and War (1910).
Hanbury-Williams 2nd Lieutenant John Colebrook Hanbury-Williams (1892-1965)) of the 10th Hussars (later of the Royal Air Force), son of Major-General Sir John Hanbury-Williams (1859-1946).
Hankey Second Lieutenant (later Captain) Thomas Barnard Hankey (1889-1969) of the 12th Battalion of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps and Staff Captain of the 60th Brigade from September 1916.
Hardress-Lloyd Adeline Constance née Wilson (1866-1933), wife of Captain John Hardress-Lloyd (1874-1952).
Hardress-Lloyd Captain John Hardress-Lloyd (1874-1952) was the son of an Anglo-Irish lawyer John Lloyd and his wife Susanna née Colclough. He was commissioned in the 4th Dragoon Guards in October 1894 and served in the Second Boer War. On the outbreak of the First World War he went to France with the 4th Dragoon Guards before joining Brigadier-General Henry de Beauvoir de Lisle’s 1st Cavalry Division staff. A distinguished polo player, he was a member of the Irish team that won a silver medal at the 1908 Olympics. He was married to Adeline Constance née Wilson (1866-1933).
Hardwick Guina Lily Hardwick née Pawson (1885-1956), wife of Lieutenant Colonel Philip Edward Hardwick; she later married Harold Flower (1868-1932).
Hardwick Lieutenant Colonel Philip Edward Hardwick (1875-1919), Commander of the 10th Hussars and son of the notable architect Philip Charles Hardwick.
Hare Caroline Acland Hare née Pinder (1854-1942) of No. 2 Augusta Gardens, Folkestone, widow of Rear-Admiral Richard Hare (1836-1903). She had three children.
Hare Eleanor Mary Hare (1890-1978), daughter of the late Rear-Admiral Richard Hare (1836-1903) and Caroline Acland née Pinder (1854-1942). She married Captain Harold Godfrey Twist (1880-1942) on 11 July 1914.
Hare Captain Harry Vivian Hare (b. 1881) of the Durham Light Infantry; he was killed in action on 20 September 1914 while leading his company in an attack near Troyon.
Harker Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) Thomas Hubert Harker (1892-1938) of King’s Royal Rifle Corps (60th Rifles).
Hart Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Parson Hart of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers.
Harter Angela Marie Harter (1895-1979), later Mrs Charles Edgar Maturin-Baird.
Harter James Francis Harter (1888-1960).
Harter Violet Frances Mary Harter née Perry-Ayscough (1867-1925), wife of Charles Beard Hatfield Harter (1861-1931) and mother of Angela, James, Clement and John Harter.
Harford William Alfred ‘Bill’ Harford (1856-1924), brother to Louise Emily Somerset, Duchess of Beaufort (1864-1945).
Harrison Mrs Minnie Harrison, dress maker, No. 39 Bouverie Square, Folkestone.
Hartigan Frank Hartigan (1880-1952) was born in Ballincollig, County Cork, as the son of a veterinary officer. Following a successful amateur career as a jockey, he established himself as trainer at Weyhill, Hampshire. He is best known as the trainer of Shaun Goilin, winner of the 1930 Grand National.
Hartigan Hubert Moore Hartigan (1882-1955) was, like his brother Frank Hartigan (1880-1952), an Irish jockey and later trainer and owner of racehorses. He served in the First World War with the Royal Irish Volunteers.
Harvey Second Lieutenant Douglas Lennox ‘Lenny’ Harvey (b. 1892) of the 9th Lancers; he was killed in action on 2 November 1914.
Harvey Captain Guy Congreve Harvey (1871-1953) who lived at No. 3 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone.
Harvey English stage actor John Martin Harvey (1863-1944).
Harvey Mabel Harvey, Tommy Armstrong’s friend from Folkestone.
Heaton-Armstrong Captain (later Major) William Duncan Francis Heaton-Armstrong (1886-1969) of the Lancaster Fusiliers, an eccentric adventurer who in January 1914 had applied and been accepted for the post of Private Secretary to the German Prince William of Wied who had just been selected to assume the throne of Albania. When the First World War broke out in August 1914, Heaton-Armstrong was instructed to escort the king’s two infant sons from Albania to Germany. Immediately on his arrival he was captured by the Germans and imprisoned until July 1916, when he was released on a prisoner exchange. Duncan’s memoir of his experiences was published in 2005 as The Six Month Kingdom: Albania 1914.
Helps Second Lieutenant Rowland Philip Arthur Helps (1896-1983) of the Lancashire Fusiliers.
Hepburn Catherine Anne ‘Heppie’ Hepburn was born in 1872 in Constantinople, Turkey, as the third of the eight children of George Hepburn, a marine engineer, and Catherine née Miller, both of whom were Scottish. She worked as governess to the Armstrong children and, when the children outgrew her, remained with the family as a general housekeeper and companion to Mrs Armstrong.
Hepburn George Alfred Hepburn (b. c. 1875), a mercantile clerk living in Stirling, Scotland. His sister was Catherine ‘Heppie’ Hepburn.
Heywood Lieutenant Robert Myles Heywood (1884-1915) of the East Kent Regiment. He married Barbara de Hoghton (b. 1894), daughter of Sir James de Hoghton (1851-1938) 11th Baronet de Hoghton and Aimee Jean née Grove (1853-1919) on 8 December 1914.
Hill Captain (later Colonel) Gerald Victor Wilmot Hill (1887-1958) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Hindley Douglas Charles Paton Hindley (1863-1936) of 45 Earls Avenue, Folkestone, father of Rachel Hindley and Marjorie Paton Paul.
Hindley Rachel Winifred Hindley (1887-1966), the unmarried daughter of Douglas and Rachel Hindley of 45 Earls Avenue, Folkestone.
Hodgson Major General Henry West Hodgson (1868-1930), Commander of the Eastern Mounted Brigade during the Gallipoli campaign.
Holbrook Lieutenant (later Commander) Norman Douglas Holbrook (1888-1976), the first submariner to be awarded the Victoria Cross after he successfully sank a Turkish warship in the Dardanelles on 13 December 1914.
Hollins Sir Frank Hollins (1843-1924), 1st Baronet Hollins, whose daughter Alice (1886-1968) married Major Vere de Hoghton (1882-1915).
Home Colonel Archibald Fraser ‘Sally’ Home (1874-1953) of the 11th Hussars, who had been appointed de Lisle’s first General Staff Officer (GSO1).
Hope-Johnstone Edmund William Gordon ‘Ned’ Hope-Johnstone (1873-1925) of Ballyshannon, Donegal, husband of Mrs Armstrong’s sister, Mary ‘Dot’ Ceely Hope-Johnstone née Maude.
Hornby Major Charles Beck Hornby was born in Bangalore, India, on 7 February 1883 as the son of John Frederick Hornby of the 12th Lancers and Mary Ellen Beck. He was educated at Harrow and joined the 4th Dragoon Guards on 8 May 1901. He became a Lieutenant in 1903 and Captain in 1909, and served as the regiment’s adjutant from January 1911 to January 1914. When the First World War broke out, Hornby was made second in command of the C Squadron of the Dragoon Guards. On 22 August he led a cavalry charge against German cavalrymen during which Drummer Edward Thomas fired the Great War’s first shot by a British soldier.
Hornidge Evelyn ‘Nellie’ Olivia Hornidge née Maude (1891-1964), Eustace Maude’s daughter.
Howard The Honourable Emily Violet Howard née Jervis (1857-1920), youngest daughter of the 3rd Viscount St Vincent and widow of William Hargrave Pawson (1846-1892) and John Howard (1863-1911).
Howard Captain (Later Lieutenant Colonel) Henry Cecil Lloyd Howard (1882-1950) of the 16th Lancers, de Lisle’s third General Staff Officer (GSO3).
Howard Irene Frances Nora Howard née Gough (1885-1951), wife of Captain Henry Cecil Lloyd Howard (1882-1950) of the 16th Lancers.
Howell Major (later Brigadier-General) Philip Howell (1877-1916), General Officer Commanding 4th Hussars.
Hubbard Dorothy ‘Doddie’ Isabel Hubbard (1888-1964) was the daughter of the Hon. Arthur Gellibrand Hubbard (1848-1896) and Amelia d’Esterre née Huntly (1855-1930). Doddie’s grandfather, John Gellibrand Hubbard (1805-1889), was 1st Baron Addington. Doddie was friendly with the Armstrong girls, particularly Ione who was closest to her in age.
Humbert Lieutenant Charles Humbert of the 10th Hussars.
Hunt Mary Amelia Etherington Hunt-Helmsley née Harvey (1865-1930), sister of the actor John Martin Harvey.
Hunter Major (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Charles Finlayson Hunter (1880-1957) of the 4th Dragoon Guards.
Hunter-Weston Brigadier-General (later Lieutenant-General) Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston (1864-1940), who earned the unfortunate reputation of being one of the most brutal and incompetent commanders of the First World War.
Hurley Private John Francis Hurley of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers and later of the Royal Engineers; he was awarded a Distinguished Conduct Medal on 1 January 1917 for casrrying messages between company and brigade headquarters under very heavy fire on three occasions.
Hurndall Captain (later Major) Frank Brereton Hurndall (1883-1968) of the 20th Hussars, a noted British polo player.

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Isacke Midshipman John Lionel “Jack” Isacke (1900-1960), son of Charles Victor Isacke (1870-1951), Captain in the Connaught Rangers, and Mary Ethel née Gainsford (1874-1940).

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Jack Jack was a dog Pat Armstrong had while stationed in South Africa in 1913. He had left the dog in Mary Isobel Ward-Jackson’s care on his departure for England.

James Major Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Henry Coates James.
Jardine Captain (later Colonel) Charles Herbert Jardine (1874-1953); he had transferred from the Middlesex Regiment to the Indian Army in 1912.
Jelf Cicely Helen Jelf née Child (1884-1978), wife of Colonel Wilfrid Jelf.
Jelf Brigadier General Rudolf George Jelf (1873-1958) of the Rifle Brigade, brother of Colonel Wilfrid Wykeham Jelf.
Jelf Colonel Wilfrid Wykeham Jelf (1880-1933), Divisional Artillery Commander and member of de Lisle’s staff.
Jenner Charles Jenner, builder and contractor, of 53 & 55 Broadmead Road, Folkestone.
Jervis Probably Dame Irene Catherine Wake Jervis née Walker (1889-1939), wife of Captain Philip Francklin Jervis.
Jervis Probably Captain Philip Francklin Jervis (1874-1914) of the Royal Navy, nephew of Emily Howard.
Joffre Marshal Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre (1852-1931), Commander-in-Chief of French forces on the Western Front from the start of the First World War until the end of 1916.
Johnson Daphne Letitia Johnston (1898-1963) who with her parents Colonel Sir Henry and Georgina Johnson was staying at lodgings with the Coggins family at 26 Clifton Gardens, Folkestone.
Johnson Lady Georgina Johnston née Orde-Powlett (1865-1954), wife of Colonel Sir Henry Allen William Johnston (1855-1944) and mother of Daphne Letitia Johnston.
Johnston James ‘Jim’ Johnston (1859-1925) of Kinlough House, County Leitrim, was the husband of Rebecca Maude, Mrs Armstrong’s sister, and father to Robert Christopher ‘Kicks’ or ‘Kickie’ Johnston (b. 1896).
Johnston Robert Christopher ‘Kicks’ or ‘Kickie’ Johnston (b. 1896) was the son of James Johnston and Rebecca Maude (Mrs Armstrong’s sister) and first cousin to Pat, Ione, Jess and Tommy Armstrong.

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Kavanagh Lieutenant General Sir Charles Toler MacMorrough Kavanagh (1864-1950), Commander of the 7th Cavalry Brigade and later General Office Commanding 2nd Cavalry Division.
Kavanagh Mary Kavanagh née Perry (1865-1953), wife of Lieutenant General Sir Charles Toler MacMorrough Kavanagh, and her daughters Eva (1897-1973) and Frances (1899-1976).
Kavanagh Captain (later Major) Victor Hubert Kavanagh (1877-1958) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Kearsey Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) Alexander Horace Cyril Kearsey (1877-1967) of the 10th Hussars who at the time of the Second Battle of Ypres was attached to the 1st Battalion of Life Guards. He was known to his regiment as ‘Long Un’ being the tallest of its officers at 6 ft. 2 in.
Kedie Captain William Thomas Kedie (1881-1915) of the 42nd Royal Highlanders.
Keeffe Thomas Keeffe, a widowed farmer, and his children Margaret, John and Johanna Keeffe of Moyaliffe, County Tipperary.
Keir Bridget Mary Keir (c. 1874-1954) of Folkestone.
Kentish Major (later Brigadier-General) Reginald John ‘Reggie’ Kentish (1876-1956) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Kerans Major Edward Thomas John Kerans (1880-1927), Adjutant of the Worcestershire Regiment.
Kerans Eva Willes Kerans née Hale (1890-1957), wife of Major Edward Kerans.
Kidd Captain John Newman Kidd (b. 1880) of the 6th Dragoon Guards who had been killed in action in Vermelles on 19 January 1916.
Kiggell Lieutenant General Sir Launcelot Edward Kiggell (1862-1954), who served as Chief of General Staff for the British Armies in France under Sir Douglas Haig from late 1915 to the end of the war. His wife Eleanor Rose née Field (1870-1948) was sister to General Williams’ wife Nina.
King Regimental Sergeant Major Edward James King (b. c. 1873) of the 10th Hussars; he was killed in action 12 November 1914.
King Captain Frank ‘Babe’ King (1890-1934) of the 4th (Queen’s Own) Hussars. His wife Naomi Joan King née Raw (b. 1891) had died on 10 March 1915, just two days before the couple’s first wedding anniversary.
King Naomi Joan King née Raw was born in 1891 and died on 10 March 1915. She and Captain Frank King had married on 12 March 1914.
King Lieutenant Nathaniel Walter Ryder King (1887-1915) of the 16th (The Queen’s) Lancers.
Kirwan Kathleen Kirwan (b. 1892), daughter of Margaret Matilda Mary Kirwan née Shaw (1862-1948).
Kirwan Margaret Matilda Mary Kirwan née Shaw (1862-1948), widow of Colonel Arthur William Blacker Kirwan (1850-1910) of Dennistown, Camberley, Surrey, and mother of Kathleen Kirwan(b. 1892).
Kitchener Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (1850-1916), Secretary of State for War until his death on 5 June 1916.
Kitson Lady Gwendoline Power Kitson née Moule (1872-1934), wife of Major General Sir Gerald Charles Kitson (1856-1950).
Komlosy The Reverend Frederic Ference Komlosy (1881-1962) who had served in the Dardanelles and who had been awarded a Military Cross in 1916. Find out more here.
Knox Captain Hubert Knox (1881-1916) of the Manchester Regiment.
Knox John Frederick ‘Johnnie’ Knox (1876-1965) of Brittas Castle, Thurles, County Tipperary.
Knox Mary Elizabeth Maude Knox née Woods, (1844-1932), widow of Fitzroy Knox (1848-1911) and mother of John Frederick (‘Johnnie’) Knox (1876-1965) of Brittas Castle, Thurles, County Tipperary.

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Lambourne Second Lieutenant Reginald Bertram Lambourne (1895-1916) of the Royal Hampshire Regiment; he was wounded in Gallipoli on 4 January 1916 and died of his wounds on the following day.
Langdon Squadron Sergeant Major Harry Thomas Langdon (1880-1917) of the 10th Hussars.
Layard Lieutenant Frank Stanley Layard (b. 1897) of the Border Regiment.
Laycock Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) Joseph Frederick Laycock (1867-1952) who served in the Middle East during the First World War.
Leahy Johanna Leahy (1845-1917), widow of John Leahy, a shepherd at Moyaliffe, County Tipperary.
Leatham Marguerite Ruth Cortis ‘Rita’ Leatham née Neill (b. 1878), sister of Redmond Barry ‘Algie’ Neill and wife of Albert Edward Leatham (1859-1948).
Leeckie Lieutenant John Harvey Leckie (b. 1889) of the 1st Royal Dragoons, who had been killed in the Second Battle of Ypres on 13 May 1915.
Leechman Lieutenant Colin Barclay Leechman (b. 1888) of the 3rd The King’s Own Hussars; he went missing while on patrol duty on the night of 23 and 24 September near Paissy on the Aisne. His family advertised for information about him on the front page of The Times for several consecutive days following his disappearance. He had in fact been killed but news of his fate through sympathetic Germans soldiers did not reach his family until April 1915.
Leney Bertha Backhouse Leney née Hulke (1865-1955) of Hythe, Kent, mother of Ruth Grubb née Leney (1893-1980).
Leney Ruth Leney (1893-1980) was the daughter of Alfred Charles Leney (1860-1953) and Bertha Backhouse Leney née Hulke (1865-1955) of Hythe, Kent. Ruth, who was a friend of the Armstrong sisters, married Captain Richard Raymond De Cruce Grubb (1886-1970) of 3rd Hussars in July 1914. After her marriage she and her husband went to live at Castle Grace, Clogheen, County Tipperary.
Lennon Sergeant Joseph Lennon of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Leslie-Melville Archibald Alexander Leslie-Melville, 13th Earl of Leven and 12th Earl of Melville (1890-1947), was wounded in action on 20 August 1914. On Wednesday 9 December he travelled through German lines disguised as a Belgian and crossed the Dutch-Belgian frontier without a passport and made his way to London. His brother Captain David Leslie Melville was in the Lovat Scouts.
Leslie-Melville Captain the Honourable David William Leslie Melville (1892-1938), of the Lovat Scouts, brother of Lord Leven.
Levey Ethel Levey (1881-1955) was an American stage performer known for her bubbly, high-kicking style and deep voice.
Lewes Florence Lewes (1891-1927), sister of John Hugh ‘Huff’ Lewes.
Lewes John Herbert Lewes (1858-1935) of 27 Clifton Gardens, Folkestone. He and and Constance Lewes née Sutherland (1873-1915) were parents of Midshipman (later Captain) John Hugh ‘Huff’ Lewes (1900-1961) of the Royal Navy and Richard ‘Dick’ Lewes.
Lewes Midshipman (later Captain) John Hugh ‘Huff’ Lewes (1900-1961) of the Royal Navy, son of John Herbert Lewes (1858-1935) and Constance Lewes née Sutherland (1873-1915) who lived with his father and siblings at 27 Clifton Gardens, Folkestone.

Lewes Richard ‘Dick’ Lewes (1903-1925), brother of John Hugh ‘Huff’ Lewes.
Lewis Probably Edith Rosa Lewis (b. c. 1866), who lived with her mother, Emily Gertrude Lewis, at 101 Sandgate Road, Folkestone.
Lidwill Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Arthur Lidwill (1871-1954), Commander of the 3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Liesching For William Herbert Liesching see Carden-Roe.
Lister 2nd Lieutenant the Honourable Charles Alfred Lister (1887-1915) of the Middlesex Regiment, later Lieutenant of the Royal Marines, youngest son of Thomas Lister, 4th Baron Ribblesdale.
Lloyd George David Lloyd George (1863-1945), Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1908 to 1915, Minister of Munitions from 1915 to 1916, and Prime Minister from 1916 to 1922.
Lockett 2nd Lieutenant Robert Kerr Lockett (1878-1939) of the Lancashire Fusiliers; later Major in the 12th Battalion Tank Corps.
Lockett Captain (later Colonel) Vivian Noverre Lockett (1880-1961) of the 17th (Duke of Cambridge’s Own) Lancers.
Lockett Colonel William Jeffrey Lockett (1875-1948) of the 11th Hussars.
Loder-Symonds Lieutenant William Crawshay Loder-Symonds (1886-1918) of the Wiltshire Regiment.
Logsdail William Logsdail (1859-1944), a prolific English landscape, portrait and genre painter.
Long Brigadier General Walter Long (1879-1917) of the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys); he had been killed in action on 27 January.
Long Walter Hume Long (1854-1924), 1st Viscount Long, Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1905-1906.
Lowther Lancelot Edward Lowther (1867-1953), later 6th Earl of Lonsdale.
Loyd Gertrude Harriet Joscelyn Loyd, later Lewal (1887-1917), only daughter of Lady Mary Sophia Loyd.
Loyd Lady Mary Sophia Loyd née Hely-Hutchinson (1853-1936), sister of Lady Margaret Proby and widow of Colonel Lewis Vivian Loyd (1852-1908).
Loyd Robert John Henry Loyd (1884-1917), younger son of Lady Mary Sophia Loyd née Hely-Hutchinson; he had died on 23 September 1917.
Lucas Ada Catherine Lucas née Moore (1870-1962) who lived at 21 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone, with her husband Ernest Murray Lucas and their five children, Geoffrey, Mary, Ralph, Carlton and Marjory.
Lucas Brigadier General (later Major General) Cuthbert Henry Tindall Lucas (1879-1958) of the Royal Berkshire Regiment; subsequently Commander of the 87th Brigade during the Battle of the Somme. Lucas made headline news in June 1920, when he was captured and held hostage for a month by the IRA during a fishing expedition near Fermoy, County Cork.
Lucas Major Ernest Murray Lucas (1861-1936), his wife Ada Catherine née Moore and their five children, Geoffrey, Mary, Ralph, Carlton and Marjory, lived at 21 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone.
Lucas Mary Gladys Lucas (1902-1992), elder daughter of Major Ernest Murray Lucas and his wife Ada Catherine née Moore.
Lucas-Tooth Captain Douglas Keith Lucas Lucas-Tooth (b. 1880) of the 9th (Queen’s Own) Lancers, son of Robert and Helen Lucas-Tooth of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Lushington Major Stephen Lushington (1864-1940) of the Royal Artillery.

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MacCulloch Bertram Douglas MacCulloch (1877-1940), second husband of Evelyn Macdonald Wills née Myburgh.
MacGregor Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) Walter William MacGregor (1877-1948) of the 2nd Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders was awarded a Distinguished Service Order “for conspicuous gallantry during the action at Loos on September 26, 1915. He received an order to retire, but, after retiring to the German front line trenches, he became doubtful of the authenticity of the order, and, although large numbers of men were retiring, he called on two companies and led them back through Loos under heavy shell fire. He reoccupied this defensive position, and held on from 5 to 8 p.m., when he received reinforcements, which enabled him to remain in position all night. His prompt action helped to prevent the Germans turning our flank.”
McGregor Grace McGregor of 8 Christchurch Road, Folkestone, was a nurse from Glasgow living in Folkestone during the First World War.
Mackenzie Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie (1883-1972) was a celebrated British author and raconteur perhaps best known for his comic novels The Monarch of the Glen (1941) and Whisky Galore (1947). He was recruited by the British Secret Service at the start of the First World War and became director of the Aegean Intelligence Service in Syria. In 1932, he broke all the rules by publishing Greek Memories, an account of his experience as an MI6 officer. The book was immediately withdrawn and all remaining copies of it were destroyed.
Mackenzie-Kennedy Major-General Edward Charles William Mackenzie-Kennedy (1863-1932), Commander of the 26th Division.
Macready Major-General (later General) Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready (1862-1946), Adjutant-General of the British Expeditionary Force until February 1916 and the last British military commander in Ireland.
Magniac Lieutenant Colonel Meredith Magniac (1880-1917) of the Lancashire Fusiliers.
Mainwaring Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Mainwaring of the 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers and Lieutenant Colonel John Ford Elkington of 1st Royal Warwickshire Regiment were court martialled for attempting to surrender at St Quentin during the Great Retreat. They were both cleared of cowardice but dismissed from the army.
Makins Major Sir Ernest Makins (1869-1959), who was named temporary Brigadier-General of the Cavalry Brigade in 1914.
Mann Elizabeth Johnston Mann, a widow who lived at No. 21 Earl’s Avenue, Folkestone, with her three unmarried daughters, Helen, Constantia and Florence Mann.
Mansel-Pleydell Second Lieutenant Henry Grove Morton Mansel-Pleydell (1894-1916) of the Dorset Regiment.
Markham Sir Arthur Basil Markham (1866-1916) and his second wife Lady Lucy Bertram Markham née Cunningham (1873-1960) from Beecham Park, in Newington, near Folkestone. They turned their home into a hospital for Canadian soldiers. Named The Queen’s Canadian Hospital, it had some 50 beds and an all-Canadian staff.
Marriott Emilia Luzia Marriott née Alvarez da Nobrega (1888-1954), wife of the Reverend Stephen Jack Marriott.
Marriott Isabel Mary Adelaide Marriott née Murray (1885-1970) who lived with her husband William (1876-1936) at 69 Guildhall Street, Folkestone.
Marriott The Rev Stephen Jack Marriott (1885-1964), curate at Holy Trinity Church, Folkestone, and residing at 14 Kingsnorth Gardens, Folkestone. His wife was Emilia Luzia Marriott.
Marriott Battery Sergeant Major William Armstrong Marriott (1876-1936) of Royal Field Artillery. He who lived with his wife Isabel (1885-1970) at 69 Guildhall Street, Folkestone.
Marriott-Dodington Major (later Brigadier General) Wilfred Marriott-Dodington (1871-1931) of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Regiment.
Marshall Sir Arthur Wellington Marshall (1841-1918) of 15 Trinity Crescent, Folkestone, former next door neighbour of the Armstrong family. He lived there with his wife Constance née Desborough and his daughter Constance.
Marshall Constance Ivy Marshall (1875-1947), daughter of Sir Arthur Wellington Marshall.
Marshall Lieutenant George Garth Marshall (b. 1884) of the 11th Hussars, one of the two aides-de-camp to General Allenby; he was killed at Ypres on 6 November 1914 while carrying a despatch to General Sir Douglas Haig.
Marshall Lieutenant General (later Major General) Sir William Raine Marshall (1865-1939), commander of the 87th Brigade; he later wrote about his wartime experiences in Memories of Four Fronts (1929). He took over from General de Lisle as commander of the 29th Division when the latter was appointed temporary commander of the IX Corps following Stopford’s dismissal.
Martin-Harvey Angelita Helena Margarita Martin-Harvey, née de Silva Ferro (1868-1949), an actor and wife of the English stage actor John Martin-Harvey (1863-1944). Better known by her stage name Miss N. de Silva, she was heavily involved in fundraising for the British army nurses throughout the First World War.
Martin-Harvey English stage actor John Martin-Harvey (1863-1944).
Mason Major Philip Granville Mason (b. 1872) of the 3rd Dragoon Guards was killed in action on 26 September 1915.
Maude Major Alwyne Edward Maude (1854-1945), first cousin to Mrs Armstrong.
Maude Amy Maude née Williams (1860-1946), wife of Commander Eustace Downman Maude (1848-1930) who was Mrs Armstrong’s first cousin.
Maude Anthony Fritz Maude was Mrs Armstrong’s eldest brother. Born in August 1862, he was known to the family as Tony. He married in 1895 Eva Emily ‘Emmy’ Beresford (1874-1960), only daughter of Major Henry Marcus Beresford, and had a family of five children: Marcus (1896-1921), Maurice Anthony (1900-1926), Sheila Cornwallis (1901-1970), Hugh Arthur (1904-1982) and Monica Ruth Lisalie (1905-1986).
Maude Lieutenant-Colonel Aubrey Maurice Maude (1852-1943), Mrs Armstrong’s first cousin.
Maude Ceely Maude (1870-1929), Mrs Armstrong’s brother.
Maude Christopher ‘Kit’ Hugh Maude was born on 18 October 1867 as the third son of Maurice Ceely Maude of Lenaghan Park, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. He had taken over the management of the family estate following the death of his father in 1905, and at the start of the First World War was living at Lenaghan Park with his only unmarried sister, Lisalie Maria ‘Zoo’ Maude.
Maude Edith Caroline Maude née Briscoe (1865-1922), wife of Mrs Armstrong’s first cousin once removed, Major Gerald Edward Maude (1851-1934).
Maude Elise Maria Maude née Wehren was Mrs Armstrong’s mother. Married to Maurice Ceely Maude, they had five sons, Anthony (‘Tony’), Ralph, Christopher (‘Kit’), Ceely and Frederick (who died as a child) and five daughters, Mary (‘Dot’), Rebecca (‘Bee’), Lisalie (‘Zoo’), Rosalie (‘Rosie’) and Marguerite (‘Gretta’) Maude.
Maude Lieutenant-Colonel Eustace ‘Eusty’ Addison Maude (1863-1932), Mrs Armstrong’s first cousin.
Maude Eustace Anthony Whaley ‘Tony’ Maude (1895-1919), Eustace Maude’s son.
Maude Commander Eustace Downman Maude (1848-1930) who was Mrs Armstrong’s first cousin. He was married to Amy Maude née Williams (1860-1946).
Maude Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Stanley Maude (1864-1917), generally known as Stanley; he and Mrs Armstrong were first cousins.
Maude Major Gerald Edward Maude (1851-1934), who was first cousin to Mrs Armstrong’s father, Maurice Ceely Maude. He was married to Edith Caroline Maude née Briscoe (1865-1922).
Maude Probably Jane Marian (‘Janet’) Maude née O’Hara (1872-1949), wife of Mrs Armstrong’s brother Ceely Maude.
Maude Katherine Elizabeth Maude (1892-1979), niece to Amy Maude’s husband Commander Eustace Downman Maude. Married Captain Thomas Hubert Harker.
Maude Kathleen Lisalie Maude (1902-1991), daughter of Mrs Armstrong’s brother Ceely Maude; she was a pupil at Abbot’s Hill school.
Maude Lisalie Marie ‘Zoo’ Maude was Mrs Armstrong’s sister. Born in 1872 in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, she was known to her family as ‘Zoo’ or ‘Zooie’, and was something of a favourite among the Armstrong children. At the beginning of the war, she was living in the family home at Lenaghan Park, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, with her unmarried brother, Christopher Hugh Maude. She was romantically involved with Major Harold Echalaz Welch of Cantreyn House, Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
Maude Louise Caroline née Siljeström (c. 1853-1936), second wife of Major Alwyne Edward Maude.
Maude Lieutenant Marcus ‘Markie’ Beresford Maude (1896-1926) of the 4th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was the eldest of the three sons of Mrs Armstrong’s eldest brother Anthony Fritz Maude (1862-1935) and his wife Eva Emily ‘Emmy’ née Beresford (1874-1960).
Maude Mary ‘Dot’ Ceely Maude was Mrs Armstrong’s sister. She was born on 11 January 1869 in Ely, County Fermanagh, and married in 1909 Edmund William Gordon Hope-Johnstone of Ballyshannon, Donegal.
Maude Maurice Anthony Maude (1900-1926), son of Anthony Fritz Maude and Eva Emily ‘Emmy’ Beresford (1874-1960).
Maude Maurice Ceely Maude was Mrs Armstrong’s father. Married to Elise Maria Maude, they had five sons, Anthony (‘Tony’), Ralph, Christopher (‘Kit’), Ceely and Frederick (who died as a child) and five daughters, Mary (‘Dot’), Rebecca (‘Bee’), Lisalie (‘Zoo’), Rosalie (‘Rosie’) and Marguerite (‘Gretta’) Maude.
Maude Rebecca Ceely ‘Bee’ Maude was Mrs Armstrong’s sister. Born 14 June 1866 in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, she was known to the family as ‘Bee’ or ‘Rebba’. She married in 1890 James ‘Jim’ Johnston (1859-1925) of Kinlough House, County Leitrim, and was mother to Robert Christopher ‘Kicks’ or ‘Kickie’ Johnston (b. 1896).
Maude Lieutenant Sir Robert ‘Bob’ Cornwallis Maude (b. 1890), 6th Viscount Hawarden and Baron de Montalt of the Coldstream Guards, was killed in action on 26 August 1914, aged 23.
Maude Sarah (‘Ada’) Maude, wife of Mrs Armstrong’s brother Ralph Maude.
Maude Sheila Cornwallis Maude (1901-1970), daughter of Anthony Fritz Maude and Eva Emily ‘Emmy’ Beresford (1874-1960).
Maunsell Lieutenant Charles Frederick Maunsell (1893-1939) of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
Maxwell Aileen Selina Maxwell née Coote (1878-1964), wife of Arthur Kenlis Maxwell, 11th Baron Farnham (1879-1957).
McCalmont Major Dermot Hugh Bingham McCalmont (1887-1968) of the 7th Hussars, aide-de-camp to General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien (1858-1930) and owner of the famous Mount Juliet stud in Kilkenny.
McGlynn Private James McGlynn, formerly of the Inniskilling Fusiliers, who joined the Cyclist Company in February 1915. He transferred to the Royal Army Service Corps two years later.
McGlynn John ‘Old Johnnie’ McGlynn of Moyaliffe, County Tipperary, a retired shepherd; he was aged about 86 in 1917. He was married to Mary.
McGlynn John ‘Young Johnnie’ McGlynn of Moyaliffe, County Tipperary, a general labourer on the Moyaliffe estate and son of John ‘Old Johnnie’ McGlynn.
McKenna Reginald McKenna (1863-1943), Home Secretary from 1911 to 1915 and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1915 to 1916.
McLaren Colin McLaren, friend of the Armstrong family.
McNally Private Edmund McNally of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Meares Lieutenant Colonel Cyril Frankland Meares (1880-1963) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Mellor Brigadier John Seymour Mellor (1883-1962), Assistant Provost Marshal to the 29th Division.
Menzies Lieutenant Colonel Keith Graham Menzies (1888-1952), of the Welsh Guards, brother of Stewart Menzies; he served with the 2nd Life Guards in France in 1914.
Menzies Captain (later Major General) Stewart Graham Menzies (1890-1968) of the 2nd Life Guards, brother of Keith Menzies.
Milbanke Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Penistone Milbanke (1872-1915), recipient of the Victoria Cross for his gallantry during the Second Boer War.
Miles Olive Muriel Tremayne “Dolly” Miles (1886-1971) who on the outbreak of the First World War set off for Salonika and there attached herself to the French army, working as a volunteer in military hospitals in the crudest possible conditions.
Miller Captain (later Major-General) Charles Harvey Miller (1894-1974) of the 18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary’s Own).
Miller Doris ‘Dolly’ Adeline Miller (1895-1982) fiancée and from 18 January 1917 wife of Gordon Elton.
Miller Honoria Emily Bridget Miller (1899-1964), Doris Miller’s youngest sister.
Milne Major General (later Field Marshal) George Francis Milne (1866-1948) who had been appointed General Officer Commanding the 27th Division in July 1915.
Milne Captain John Alexander Milne (1870-1918) of the 9th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force who however did not gain the rank of Lieutenant until November 1916.
Mitchell Captain (later Major) David Johnstone Mitchell (1890-1954) of the King’s Royal Rifle Corps (also known as the 60th Regiment of Foot).
Mitford Major Clement ‘Clem’ Bertrand Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford was born on 14 December 1876 as the second of the nine children of Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, first Baron Redesdale and Lady Clementina Ogilvy. Having been educated at Eton and Cambridge, he joined the 10th Hussars in November 1899. He fought and was severely wounded in the Second Boer War and was awarded the Queen’s Medal with four clasps. He was promoted Major in 1912. He was one of the regiment’s few married officers. His wife, Lady Helen Ogilvy, whom he had married in 1909, was the sister of Clem’s fellow officer, David, 7th Earl of Airlie. (1876-1915).
Monckton Marguerite Ruby Marigold Monckton (1899-1947), daughter of George Edward Monckton (1868-1936) and Marguerite née Marigold (1869-1951) of 38g Manor Road, Folkestone.
Monkhouse Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) William Percival Monkhouse (1871-1935) of Royal Artillery; his wife, Sybil Mary née Longfield was of Longueville near Mallow, County Cork.
Monro Lieutenant General (later General) Charles Carmichael Monro (1860-1929).
Montagu-Stuart-Wortley Elizabeth Valetta Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (1896-1978), known to her family and friends as Bettine, was the daughter of Major-General the Honourable Edward Montagu-Stuart-Wortley (1857-1934) of Highcliffe Castle, Dorset. Her marriage to Captain Grant ended in divorce in 1922. She subsequently married Montagu Henry Edmund Cecil Towneley-Bertie, 13th Earl of Lindsay (1887-1963) and became styled as Countess of Abingdon.
Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie Elizabeth Jane Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie (1887-1897), daughter of the Earl of Wharncliffe.
Montgomery Field Marshal Sir Archibald ‘Archie’ Armar Montgomery (1871-1947) was the son of the Ulster Unionist politician Hugh de Fellenberg Montgomery (1844-1924) and Mary Sophia Juliana May née Maude (1841-1928). Educated at Charterhouse School and the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich, he joined the Royal Field Artillery in 1891 and served in the Second Boer War. In 1912, he was appointed a general staff officer at the Indian Army Staff College at Quetta. At the outbreak of the First World War, he was appointed a general staff officer to the British Expeditionary Force in France. He married in 1896 Diana Langton Massinberg (1872-1963). In 1926, his wife having inherited family estates, he changed his name by Royal Licence to Montgomery-Massingberd. He was first cousin to Mrs Armstrong, his mother being sister to her father, Maurice Ceely Maude.
Montgomery Diana Montgomery née Langton Massingberd (1872-1963), wife of Lieutenant Colonel (later Field Marshal) Archibald Armar Montgomery (1871-1947); the couple adopted the double-barrel surname Montgomery-Massingberd in 1926 when Diana inherited her family’s estates.
Montgomery General Hugh Maude de Fellenberg Montgomery (1870-1954), brother of Archibald Armar Montgomery.
Moodie Lance Corporal Donald Moodie (c. 1892-1963), Machine Gun Section 1/5th Royal Scots who after the war became an artist, taught at Edinburgh College of Art, and acted as secretary to the Royal Scottish Academy.
Moore Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (later Major General) Claude Douglas Hamilton Moore (1875-1928) of the VIII Corps.
Moore Major Robert Lyon Moore (1868-1953) of the 3rd Hussars, later of the 4th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and subsequently of the King’s Royal Rifle Brigade.
Morgan Probably Allen Hamilton Morgan (1859-1939), a solicitor, and his wife Caroline Elizabeth Morgan née Pennefather, of Crossoge, Ballycahill, County Tipperary.
Morrison-Bell Louisa Monica Morrison-Bell (1903-2003), daughter of Ernest and Maud Morrison-Bell and a pupil at Abbot’s Hill school.
Moule Kathleen Helena Moule née Power (1870-1924), wife of Francis Henry Moule (1865-1929) of 11 Beachborough Villas, Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone.
Mowatt Lieutenant Osmond Mowatt (1880-1917); he had been wounded on 11 April and died of his wounds on 22 April.
Muir Frances Emma Muir née Huleatt (1865-1939), widow of Archibald Mungo Muir (1847-1899) who lived at 11 Grimston Avenue, Folkestone, with her children Archibald, Frances, Charles, William and Helen.
Muir Helen Margaret Muir (b. 1898), daughter of Frances Emma Muir of 11 Grimston Avenue, Folkestone.
Mulholland The Right Honourable Sir Henry George Hill Mulholland (1888-1971) and his wife Sheelah Mulholland née Brooke (1895-1982), Basil and Sylvia Brooke’s sister.
Mullender Charles Mullender (1871-1945), his wife Ruby Maude née Gregory and their two young children who lived at 13 Boscombe Road, Folkestone.
Mullender Ruby Maude Mullender née Gregory, theatrical attendant, who lived at 13 Boscombe Road, Folkestone, with her husband Charles.
Mullens Colonel (later Major-General) Richard Lucas Mullens (1871-1952), who took over the command of the 2nd Cavalry Brigade when de Lisle took over the 1st Division.
Mulloy Captain (later Major) Noel Frank Coote Mulloy (1886-1938) of the 32nd Lancers, previously known as the 2nd Bombay Lancers.
Murland Captain William Sydney ‘Sea Lad’ Murland (1890-1967) of the 10th Hussars.
Murray-Smith Lieutenant Geoffrey Levenson Ion Murray-Smith (c. 1896-1915) of the 4th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).
Musgrave Lieutenant Thomas Musgrave (b. 1889) of the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards; he was killed in action on 6 February 1915.

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Neame Captain Bernard Neame (1883-1954) of the 18th Hussars.
Neave Major Arundell Neave (1875-1915) of the 16th (The Queen’s) Lancers.
Neill Katherine Gertrude ‘Kitty’ Neill née Sinclair-Thomson (b. 1890), daughter of John Sinclair-Thomson of Northern Ireland and later of New Zealand and wife of Algie Neill.
Neill Marguerite Ruth Cortis Neill (1878-1977) who had married Albert Edward Leatham (1860-1948) in 1907 and was living in Surrey. She is a sister of Colonel Redmond Barry ‘Algie’ Neill.
Neill Patrick Fyans Sinclair Neill, eldest son of Algie and Kitty Neill. He was born on 4 August 1917 and was named Patrick in memory Pat Armstrong.
Neill Percival Clay Neill (1842-1936), father of Colonel Redmond Barry ‘Algie’ Neill.
Neill Colonel Redmond Barry ‘Algie’ Neill was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, on 20 November 1880 to the large family of Percival Clay Neill (1842-1936), a merchant who had emigrated to New Zealand from Belfast in 1863, and his wife, Gertrude Emeline née Fyans. Algie joined the Royal Irish Fusiliers and served in the Second Boer War in 1901-1903, and on the North West Frontier in India from February 1903 until July 1912. He was stationed in England from August 1912 until May 1913, when he was placed in the reserves and returns to New Zealand. He bought a large sheep farm named Clent Hills near Mount Somers and renamed it Barossa after the famous battle during the Napoleonic Wars. Upon hearing the news of the outbreak of the war, he at once re-joined the army on 6 August. He was one of Jess Armstrong’s admirers.
Nelson Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Nelson of the 1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
Nelson Jabez Nelson (1841-1918), grocer and provision dealer, of 31 Dover Road, Folkestone.
Nelson Sir William Nelson (1851-1922), 1st Baronet Nelson, husband of Lady Margaret Nelson née Hope (1857-1932), owner of the racehorse Ally Sloper.
Nickalls Captain Morres ‘Bobby’ Nickalls (1879-1952), a leading polo player and brother of Patteson Womersley Nickalls.
Nickalls Patteson Womersley ‘Pat’ Nickalls (1877-1946) of the Northamptonshire Yeomanry, a noted polo player and member of the British polo team who had won a gold medal in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Nicholson Arthur Nicholson (1849-1928), father of Captain Frederick Archibald ‘Babe’ Nicholson; he held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office between 1910 and 1916 and was created 1st Baron Carnock in June 1916.
Nicholson Captain Frederick Archibald ‘Babe’ Nicholson (1883-1952) of the 15th Hussars, later 2nd Baron Carnock.
Nightingale Captain Guy Warneford Nightingale (1890-1935) of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers.
Norman Second Lieutenant (later Major General) Charles Wake Norman (1891-1974) of the 9th Lancers. In 1936 he became the Commanding Officer of his regiment and mechanised it by converting it from horses to tanks.
Nugent Johanna Nugent, wife of master tailor Edward Nugent of Kilnamanagh Upper, Moyaliffe, County Tipperary.
Nuttall Ada Mary Nuttall née Winterton (d. 1916), wife of Dr Walter Wingfield Nuttall (1867-1947), and their daughter Ada Nuttall (b. 1899) who were living at Brookfield, Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone.

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O’Brien Captain (later Major) John Crooke Power O’Brien (1885-1944) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
O’Donovan Second Lieutenant Morgan John Winthrop O’Donovan (1893-1969) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Ogilvy Second Lieutenant David Lyulph Gore Wolseley Ogilvy (1893-1968), known to his fellow officers as Joe Airlie, was born on 18 July 1893 in Cahir, County Tipperary, as the eldest son of the sixth Earl of Airlie. His father died in 1900, when David succeeded him as the seventh Earl. He was educated at Eton and joined the 10th Hussars in South Africa in September 1912. His sister Helen was married to his fellow officer, Major Clement ‘Clem’ Bertrand Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford.
Ogle Adela Dillon née Ogle (1851-1935), 6th Viscount Hawarden’s maternal aunt.
Ogle Bertram Savile Ogle (1846-1930), 6th Viscount Hawarden’s maternal uncle.
O’Hara Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Errill Robert O’Hara (1879-1956) of the Army Service Corps.
Olphert Lieutenant Albert Victor Olphert (1887-1967) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Orr Mary Elizabeth Orr née Manning (1854-1926), Adelaide Boddam-Whetham’s sister.
Osborne Probably Captain Brian Osborne of the 15th (The King’s) Hussars (1888-1914) – see Roll of Honour; but note that there was also a R. Osborne at the Cavalry School in 1914.
Osborne Lady Olga Katherine Godolphin Osborne (1886-1929), daughter of George Godolphin Osborne, tenth Duke of Leeds and his wife Lady Katherine Lambton. Lady Osborne was renowned for her dark beauty.
Osborne Lieutenant Colonel Rex Hamilton Osborne (1883-1962) of the 20th Hussars, Brigade Major of the 1st Cavalry Brigade.
Ovey Major (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Richard Lockhart Ovey (1878-1946) of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.

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Paffey Private William Frederic Paffey (1894-1946) of the 2nd Battalion of the Hampshire Regiment.
Paget Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) Albert ‘Bertie’ Edward Sidney Louis Paget (1879-1917) of the 11th Hussars.
Pakenham Frederick Edward Sandford Pakenham (1859-1950), husband of Mrs Armstrong’s sister Marguerite Louisa ‘Gretta’ Pakenham née Maude.
Pakenham Marguerite Louisa ‘Gretta’ Pakenham née Maude was Mrs Armstrong’s sister. She was born on 1 June 1874 in Enniskillen and in 1898 married Frederick Edward Sandford Pakenham, also of Enniskillen, and had two sons, Michael and Arthur Pakenham. While Pat Armstrong preferred to call her Gretta, Jess usually referred to her as Mrs Pak.
Pakenham Michael Seely Sandford Pakenham (1903-1978), son of Frederick Edward Sandford Pakenham (1859-1950) and Marguerite Louisa ‘Gretta’ Pakenham née Maude.
Pakenham Mildred Alice Pakenham née Armstrong (1876-1940), Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong’s third sister.
Palmer Lieutenant (later Colonel) William Llewellen Palmer (1883-1954), known to his regiment as ‘Pedlar’, was born on 26 September 1883 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, as the son of Brigadier-General George Llewellen Palmer. He was educated at Harrow and joined the 10th Hussars in November 1903. In 1910, he married Lady Alexandra Wynn-Carrington. He was a passionate polo player and part of the 10th Hussars team which dominated Indian polo in the early 1910s.
Palmes Captain Edward William Eustace ‘Billy’ Palmes (1884-1961) of the 10th Hussars.
Parker Captain Alfred Ernest Parker (1880-1914) of the 10th Hussars.
Parry Edward Haggarty Parry (1856-1931) was headmaster of Stoke School at Stoke House, Stoke Poges, a private preparatory school for Eton College and other schools which had been founded by his father. Pat Armstrong was a former pupil of this school.
Parsons Alice Grace Parsons née Mosse (1843-1931), wife of the Reverend Henry Parsons and mother of daughters Beatrice Mary (1870-1961), Ethel Grace (1871-1967) and Marion Alice (1874-1961) Parsons. They lived at 9 Connaught Road, Folkestone.
Parsons The Reverend Henry Parsons (1837-1925) of 9 Connaught Road, Folkestone. His wife was Alice Grace Parsons née Mosse (1843-1931). They had three daughters, Beatrice Mary (1870-1961), Ethel Grace (1871-1967) and Marion Alice (1874-1961) Parsons.
Paterson Marsali Rose Paterson (1901-1974), a pupil at Abbot’s Hill school.
Paul Elise Catherine ‘Disi’ Paul née Armstrong (1864-1924) was the eldest of Captain Marcus Beresford Armstrong’s four sisters. She married in December 1897 Robert ‘Bobby’ Gun Paul (1856-1918) of Paulville, County Carlow.
Paul Marjorie Paton Paul née Hindley (1888-1977), a young widow who lived at 20 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone, with three of her five stepsons.
Paul Robert ‘Bobby’ Gun Paul (1856-1918), husband of Elise Paul.
Pearson 2nd Lieutenant (later Captain) Guy Cameron Pearson (1891-1951) of the Royal Fusiliers.
Peel Chaplain The Honourable Maurice Berkeley Peel (b. 1873), son of Arthur Wellesley Peel, 1st Viscount Peel and Vicar of Tamworth since 1915. Peel had volunteered his clerical services when the war broke out and was sent out as chaplain to the 7th Division in October 1914. He was severely wounded in 1915 but after his recovery volunteered his services again in 1917. He was killed by a sniper on 14 May 1917 at Bullecourt while venturing out to rescue a wounded man.
Peel Either Rosa, Harriet, Emily or Lily Peel, daughters of George Richard Peel of Folkestone; Rosa and Lily ran a general grocery store at 65 Garden Road, Folkestone, during the war years.
Pelly Possibly Lady Lillian Katherine Hawkshaw Pelly née Vincent (1883-1966), daughter of the Rev William Vincent, 12th Baronet, and wife of Admiral Sir Henry Bertram Pelly (1867-1942).
Pelly Possibly Admiral Sir Henry Bertram Pelly (1867-1942).
Pember Reeves Magdalene Stuart Pember Reeves née Robinson (1865-1953), known as Maud Pember Reeves, was an Australian-born feminist and writer passionately involved in socialism and the suffragette movement; she was married to the journalist, politician and socialist reformer William Pember Reeves (1857-1932).
Penn Constance Mary Penn née Lucas (1855-1942), sister of Major Ernest Murray Lucas of Folkestone.
Penn Captain Eric Frank Penn (b. 1878) of the Grenadier Guards; he had been killed in action at the Hohenzollern Redoubt on 18 October 1915.
Penn Second Lieutenant Geoffrey Mark Penn (b. 1886) of the Rifle Brigade; he had been killed on 11 February 1915.
Penrose Brigadier General Cooper Penrose (1855-1927).
Penrose The Rev John Trevenen Penrose (1853-1926), husband of Anne née McNeill and father of Captain Edward John McNeill ‘Ned’ Penrose.
Penrose Anne ‘Annie’ Charlotte Lavinia Penrose née McNeill (d. 1933), wife of the Rev John Trevenen Penrose and mother of Captain Edward John McNeill ‘Ned’ Penrose.
Penrose Captain Edward ‘Ned’ John McNeill Penrose was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, on 2 October 1888 as the younger of the two children of the Reverend John Trevenen Penrose and his wife Anne McNeill. He was educated at Haileybury College near Hertford before joining the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers. At the start of the war he was stationed at Shorncliffe as part of the 10th Brigade of the 4th Division. He was one of Jess Armstrong’s admirers.
Penrose-Fitzgerald Vice-Admiral Charles Cooper Penrose-Fitzgerald (1841-1921), his wife Henrietta Elizabeth Lilias née Hewson (1855-1942) and their children who lived at 1 Trinity Crescent, Folkestone.
Penrose-Fitzgerald Henrietta Elizabeth Lilias Penrose-Fitzgerald née Hewson (1855-1942) of No. 1 Trinity Crescent, Folkestone.
Perceval Major Alexander Ascelin Charles Philip Spencer Perceval (1885-1967) of the Irish Guards.
Perceval Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) Claude John Perceval (1864-1932), Royal Artillery.
Perceval Isabel Catherine Perceval née Maude (1828-1887); she was first cousin to Mrs Armstrong’s father, Maurice Ceely Maude.
Peters Ada Jane Peters (b. 1874), the unmarried daughter of Edwin and Damaris Peters of No. 29 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone.
Peters Edwin Peters (1842-1934), his wife Damaris née Kingsmith (1843-1935), and their unmarried daughter Ada Jane (b. 1874) who were living at No. 29 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone.
Peto Lieutenant (later Brigadier) Christopher Henry Maxwell Peto (1897-1980) of the 9th Lancers.
Peto Captain Clement Henry ‘Rabbit’ Peto was born on 8 July 1884 in London as the youngest of William and Kate Peto’s four children. He was educated at Harrow and Sandhurst and received his commission in the regiment in February 1904. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1910. He was an accomplished horseman and the winner of numerous regimental races. He was also a passionate hunter and during his time in India travelled to Siberia to indulge in his sport. His brother Ralph joined the regiment at the start of the First World War. He was killed in the trenches near Ypres on 17 November 1914 – for more information see http://www.hussards-photos.com/UK/UK_10_CAB_Peto.htm.
Peto Dame Mary Matilda Annie Peto née Baird (1870-1931), wife of Sir Basil Edward Peto (1863-1945), and mother of Christopher Henry Maxwell Peto (1897-1980).
Peto Lieutenant Ralph Peto (1877-1945), brother of Captain Clement Henry ‘Rabbit’ Peto (1884-1914) of the 10th Hussars.
Phillips May Innes Phillips née Hossack (c. 1861-1929), wife of Captain Edward Charles Dubois Phillips (1839-1912) and mother of Kathleen Rachel Dubois ‘Kitty’ Winstanley.
Phillips Lieutenant Richard Ernest Gilchrist Phillips (b. 1887) of the Royal Irish Regiment; he was wounded and taken Prisoner of War at the Battle of Marne on 10 September 1914 and repatriated on 13 September 1917.
Phillips Major Samuel Phillips (1849-1919) late of the Royal Irish Regiment and his wife Helen Clementina Phillips née Gilchrist (1849-1931) of Gaile House, Cashel, County Tipperary, parents of Richard Ernest Gilchrist Phillips.
Philpott Mrs Esther Jane Philpott née Hogben (1855-1940), dressmaker and costumier, of 13 St Michael’s Street, Folkestone.
Phipps-Hornby Brigadier General Edmund John Phipps-Hornby (1857-1947), Geoffrey Hardinge Phipps-Hornby’s father.
Phipps-Hornby Geoffrey ‘Jeff’ Hardinge Phipps-Hornby (1889-1967) of the 9th Lancers.
Pierce Major (later Temporary Lieutenant Colonel) Robert Campbell Pierce (1869-1916) of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Pigot-Moodie Captain (later Brigadier) George Frederick Arthur Pigot-Moodie (1888-1959) of the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys).
Pike William Pike (1862-1934), a Church of Ireland Clergyman and his wife Harriett Florence Pike née Surridge (1876-1967) of Shrahavarrella, Clonoulty West, County Tipperary.
Pillinger Major Roland ‘Pilse’ Pillinger was among the oldest men in the 10th Hussars. Born on 13 May 1858, he joined the regiment in April 1879 and was appointed its Quartermaster in February 1900. In 1911, he attained the rank of Major. Pilse was a proficient linguist and, among other languages, spoke French, Hindustani and Persian. He was the editor of the Tenth Royal Hussars Gazette and a great favourite within the regiment. In 1913, he was retired from the army much against his will but stayed in close contact with his fellow officers throughout the war. To learn more about Major Pillinger visit http://majorpillinger.com/.
Pitman Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) Thomas Tait Pitman (1868-1941), commanding officer of the 11th Hussars.
Plumer General (later Field Marshal) Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer (1857-1932), Commander of the V Corps until May 1915 when he took command of the Second Army following the split of the British Expeditionary Force in two.
Plumptre Probably Francis Fitzherbert Plumptre (1864-1943), brother of George Beresford Plumptre of Goodnestone Park.
Plumptre George Beresford Plumptre (1869-1934) and his wife Mary Augusta Plumptre (1874-1953). Their eldest son, FitzWalter Brook Plumptre (1914-2004) succeeded his uncle Henry Plumptre as the 21st Baron FitzWalter and inherited the family seat of Goodnestone Park in Dover, Kent.
Plumptre Mary Augusta Plumptre (1874-1953), wife of George Beresford Plumptre (1869-1934).
Pollock Major Allan B. Pollock, a staff member at the Cavalry School, Netheravon.
Porter Temporary Brigadier General Cyril Lachlan Porter (1872-1951) of the Buffs (East Kent Regiment), commander of the 76th Brigade in the 3rd Division during the Second Battle of Arras.
Porter Captain John Grey ‘Buzz’ Porter (1886-1917) of the 9th Lancers.
Porter Violet Ethel Porter née Naylor (1886-1977), wife of Temporary Brigadier General Cyril Lachlan Porter.
Potter Major Cyril Charles Hamilton Potter (1877- 1941).
Potts Lieutenant Commander Potts, captain of the ship Imogen that Pat Armstrong sailed on in August 1915.
Primrose Albert Edward Harry Mayer Archibald Primrose (1882-1974) of the Grenadier Guards, aide-de-camp to General Allenby during the First World War. As the eldest son and heir to the 5th Earl of Rosebery he held the courtesy title Lord Dalmeny. Pat Armstrong refers to him as Harry Dalmeny.
Pringle Amy Bertha Pringle (1890-1983), who married Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Wilson in December 1916.
Prittie Captain the Honourable Francis Reginald Denis Prittie (b. 1880) was killed in action on 19 December 1914. He was the son of Henry O’Callaghan Prittie, 4th Baron Dunalley of Kilboy, Nenagh, county Tipperary.
Prittie Beatrix Evelyn Prittie née Graham (1877-1967), wife of Henry Cornelius Callaghan Prittie, later 5th Baron Dunalley.
Prittie Henry Cornelius Callaghan Prittie (1877-1948),later 5th Baron Dunalley, eldest son of Henry O’Callaghan Prittie, 4th Baron Dunalley.
Prittie Henry O’Callaghan Prittie, 4th Baron (1851-1927) and his wife Mary Frances née Farmer (1857-1929) were close friends of the Armstrong family. They occupied the seat of the Barons Dunalley in Kilboy, near Nenagh, County Tipperary, during the First World War. Their son Reginald was killed in action in December 1914.
Proby Betty Alice Adeline Proby (1889-1978), daughter of Colonel Douglas and Lady Margaret Proby and, from 1920, wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry Charles Lowry-Corry.
Proby Betty Monica Proby née Murray (1889-1967), wife of Captain Richard George Proby.
Proby Colonel Douglas James Proby (1856-1931) of the Irish Guards. Born Douglas James Hamilton, he changed his surname to his mother’s maiden name (Proby) by Royal Licence in 1904.
Proby Granville Proby (1883-1947), eldest son of Lady Margaret Proby.
Proby Jocelyn Campbell Patrick Proby (1900-1993), fourth and youngest son of Lady Margaret Proby.
Proby Lady Margaret Frances Proby née Hely-Hutchinson (1857-1937), daughter of the 4th Earl of Donoughmore and wife of Colonel Douglas James Hamilton (1856-1931), who in 1904 assumed by Royal licence his mother’s surname Proby.
Proby Peter (1911-2002) and Claud (1917-1987), sons of Major Sir Richard George Proby and his wife Betty Monica née Murray
Proby Captain (later Major) Richard George Proby (1886-1979) of the Essex Yeomanry, later 1st Baronet Proby, third son of Colonel Douglas James Proby and Lady Margaret Frances Proby née Hely Hutchinson.
Procter Sir Henry Edward Edleston Procter (1866-1928), Treasurer and later President of the English National Council of the Young Men’s Christian Association.
Pulteney Lieutenant-General William Pulteney (1861-1941), Commander of the III Corps from 5 August 1914 to 19 February 1918.

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Quill Captain Berkeley Atholl Campbell Quill (b. 1884) of the Scottish Horse; later Major in the Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, who joined the 86th Brigade as Staff Captain on 5 August 1916.
Quill Muriel Grace Charlotte Anstey Quill née Bennett (1886-1973), wife of Captain Berkeley Atholl Campbell Quill.

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Radcliffe-Nash Captain Edward Radcliffe-Nash (1888-1915) of the 16th (The Queen’s) Lancers.
Rankin Lieutenant-Colonel (later Brigadier-General) Charles Herbert Rankin (1873-1946), Commander of the 4th (Queen’s Own) Hussars from March 1915 to April 1916.
Raphael Lady Rosalie Clasina Eugenie Raphael née Coster (1864-1945), wife of British barrister, Liberal Party politician, art collector and patron Sir Herbert Henry Raphael (1859-1924), who lived near Folkestone.
Rattray Gertrude Emmeline ‘Dod’ Rattray née Neill (1872-1969), sister of Redmond Barry ‘Algie’ Neill and wife of Charles William Rattray (1863-1939).
Rattray Neill Aylmer Rattray (1896-1964), son of Algie’s sister Gertrude Emmeline ‘Dod’ Rattray née Neill (1872-1969).
Rawlinson Lieutenant-General (later General) Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson (1864-1925), Commander of the IV Corps of the British Army until January 1916.
Rawson Squadron Sergeant Major William Rawson of the 10th Hussars (later 7th Hussars); he was discharged from military service in consequence of his wounds on Christmas Day 1917.
Reynolds Captain Guy Franklin Reynolds (1886-1950) of the 9th Lancers.
Rice Admiral Sir Ernest Rice (1840-1927) and his second wife Lady Fanny Julia Rice née Dawkins (1854-1923) who lived in Sibertswold Place in 1914.
Ritchie Jean Ritchie, Tom Armstrong’s school friend.
Roberts Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts (1832-1914). He died of pneumonia at St Omer, France, on 14 November 1914 while visiting Indian troops fighting in the First World War. After lying in state in Westminster Hall, he was given a state funeral and buried at St Paul’s Cathedral on 19 November.
Roberts Possibly John Ramsey Cullen Roberts (1854-1927), a violinist who lived at 7 Oxford Terrace, Folkestone. His wife was Sarah Roberts née Smith (1860-1942).
Robson Gertrude Robson née Welch (1861-1940), Harold Welch’s cousin-aunt (first cousin once removed).
Rome Lieutenant-Colonel (later Brigadier General) Claude Stuart Rome (1875-1956) of the 11th Hussars who served in Gallipoli in April-May 1915 and August-December 1915.
Rose Captain Sir Frank Stanley ‘Rosie’ Rose (1877-1914) of the 10th Hussars; he was killed on 26 October 1914 by heavy shellfire while fighting with his regiment in the trenches near Zandvoorde.
Rowley Second Lieutenant William Joshua Rowley (1891-1971) of the Lancashire Fusiliers.
Russell Mabel Russell (1887-1951) was an English actress and singer who in later life became only the third woman to win a seat in the British House of Commons; she held a conservative seat for Berwick-on-Tweed.
Ryan Denis Ryan (b. 1894) of the 2nd Battalion Irish Guards, son of Johanna and Daniel Ryan; he was killed in the Battle of the Somme on 15 September 1916.
Ryan Johanna Ryan née Murphy (1857-1930), wife of Daniel Ryan (1857-1935), agricultural labourer on the Moyaliffe estate.
Ryan Probably Thomas Ryan (1903-1973), youngest son of Johanna and Daniel Ryan.
Rydon Corporal Harold Edwin Rydon (1890-1970), 9th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade, First Australian Division Australian Imperial Force.

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Sassoon Sir Philip Albert Gustave David Sassoon, 3rd Baronet (1888-1939), a British politician and social host, and cousin of the noted war poet Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967).
Sayers Private Edwin Sayers (1885-1966), formerly of the Royal Fusiliers who joined the Cyclist Company in February 1915. He was later promoted Sergeant and was wounded on the Marne in 1918.
Scott-Moncrieff Brigadier General William Scott-Moncrieff (1858-1915).
Seymour Major (later Colonel) Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour (1882-1954) of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, eldest son of Edward Seymour, 16th Duke of Somerset.
Sewell Captain Horace Somerville Sewell (1881-1953) of the 4th Dragoon Guards.
Shahoffskaya Princess Sophia Vladimirovna Shahoffskaya (1886-1974). Her husband was Brevet Colonel (later Major General) Cuthbert Graham Fuller (1874-1960).
Shaw Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Shaw (1861-1942), Commander of the 13th (Western) Division.
Shea Colonel (later General) John Stuart Mackenzie Shea (1869-1966) of the 15th Bengal Lancers who had served with de Lisle in the Second Boer War.
Shearman Lieutenant Colonel Eustace Robert Ambrose ‘Shaver’ Shearman (1875-1915) of the 10th Hussars.
Sherlock Captain Gerrard Loundes Edward Sherlock (b. 1883) of the 3rd (King’s Own) Hussars, second son of David Sherlock of Rahan Lodge, Tullmore, County Offaly; he was killed in action on 25 August 1914. He had been attached to the Nigeria Regiment, West African Frontier Force.
Sherwood-Kelly Lieutenant-Colonel John Sherwood-Kelly (1880-1931) of the Norfolk Regiment, Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Shuter Major Reginald Gauntlett ‘Joey’ Shuter (1875-1957) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Shuttleworth Captain Betham Wilkins Shuttleworth (1880-1937) of the 45th Rattray’s Sikhs, Staff Captain of the 32nd Brigade (11th Division) at Anzac.
Sievier Mabel Emily Louise Sievier née Brudenell Bruce (1866-1930), wife of Robert Standish Sievier (1860-1939) and mother of Robert Brudenell Bruce Sievier (1894-1953).
Sievier Flight Lieutenant Robert Brudenell Bruce Sievier (1894-1953) of the Royal Air Force.
Sinclair-Thomson Major Angus Eric Methven Sinclair-Thomson (1880-1961) of the Essex Regiment, Brigade Major of the 29th Division during the Gallipoli campaign.
Sinclair-Thomson Annie Sinclair-Thomson, wife of John Sinclair-Thomson and mother of Kitty Neil.
Sinclair-Thomson John Sinclair-Thomson, husband of Annie Sinclair-Thomson and father of Kitty Neil.
Sinclair-Thomson Lieutenant Kenneth Sinclair-Thomson (b. c. 1887) of the 21st Prince Albert Victor’s Own Cavalry (Frontier Force) who had been killed in action on 3 March 1915; and Captain George Alastair Sinclair-Thomson (b. c. 1892) of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders who had been killed in action on 21 July 1916.
Skouloudis Stephanos Skouloudis (1838-1928) had been appointed Prime Minister of Greece on 7 November 1915 following the resignation of Alexandros Zaimis. Skouloudis was unsuccessful in his role and Zaimis was reappointed as Prime Minister on 22 June 1916.
Sloane Captain (later Major) Arthur Douglas Sloane (1881-1973) of the Dragoon Guards.
Sloane-Stanley Elizabeth Sloane-Stanley, née Kesselbach (1856-1944), ‘Nevy’ Sloane-Stanley’s mother.
Sloane-Stanley George Herman Sloane-Stanley (1898-1986), brother of Norah Irish Sloane-Stanley (1890-1968) and Lieutenant Lionel Francis ‘Nevy’ Sloane-Stanley (1885-1963) of the Middlesex Regiment.
Sloane-Stanley Lieutenant Lionel Francis ‘Nevy’ Sloane-Stanley (1885-1963) of the Middlesex Regiment.
Sloane-Stanley Norah Irish Sloane-Stanley (1890-1968), sister of George Herman Sloane-Stanley (1898-1986) and Lieutenant Lionel Francis ‘Nevy’ Sloane-Stanley (1885-1963) of the Middlesex Regiment.
Sloane-Stanley William Felix Sloane-Stanley (1851-1923), father of Lionel Francis ‘Nevy’ Sloane-Stanley.
Smallman Probably Corporal Edwin Charles Anthony Smallman (b. c. 1886) of the 2nd Signal Troops, Royal Engineers, who died on 1 November 1914.
Smith Captain Evan Cadogan Eric Smith (1894-1950) of the 9th Lancers.
Smith Jack Smith of the 5th Royal Scots whom Pat Armstrong had taken on as an officer’s servant when Arthur Ames was evacuated to England with dysentery.
Smith Julian Horace Martin Smith; born in 1887 and attached to the 9th Lancers. He died after an operation to treat his wounds on 10 September 1914. Not a military officer by training, he volunteered for active service and was the first volunteer to die in the First World War.
Smith-Dorrien General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien (1858-1930) commander of the II Corps in 1914. He was replaced by Sir John French with General Plumer as Commander of the British Second Army.
Smith-Ryland Probably Captain Charles Ivor Phipson Smith-Ryland (1898-1929).
Snow Charlotte Geraldine Snow née Coke (1869-1943), wife of General Sir Thomas D’Oyly Snow.
Snow George D’Oyly Snow (1903-1977), eldest son of General Sir Thomas D’Oyly Snow.
Snow Lieutenant Colonel Humphry Waugh Snow (1879-1969) of the Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). He was married to Mary Jean Bouverie Snow née MacLeod (1887-1969).
Snow Mary Jean Bouverie Snow née MacLeod (1887-1969), youngest daughter of Colonel and Mrs MacLeod of Dover. She was married to Lieutenant Colonel Humphry Waugh Snow (1879-1969).
Snow Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas D’Oyly Snow (1858-1940) was a British General on the Western Front, in command of the 4th Division. Owing to his considerable physical size he was nicknamed ‘Slush’, ‘Snowball’ and ‘Polar Bear’.
Soames Lieutenant Harold Martin Soames (b. 1886) of 20th Hussars; he was killed in action on 23 August 1914.
Solly Flood Lieutenant Colonel (later Major General) Arthur Solly Flood (1871-1940) of the South Lancashire Regiment and later of the 4th Dragoon Guards.
Somerset Probably Lady Edith Frances Wilhelmina Somerset (b. 1838), who died 15 May 1915. She was an aunt to Henry Somerset 9th Duke of Beaufort.
Somerset Henry Somerset (b. 1847) the 9th Duke of Beaufort. Married to Louise Emily Somerset, father to Blanche, Diana and Henry and step-father to Frankie and Maurice de Tuyll, they lived at Badminton House, Somerset
Somerset Louise Emily Somerset (née Harford) (1864-1945). Wife of Henry Somerset 9th Duke of Beaufort, they lived at Badminton House, Somerset. She had three children with the Duke of Beaufort, Blanche (b. 1897), Diana (b. 1898) and Henry (1900-1984) and two sons, Frankie (b. 1885) and Maurice (b. 1888) from her earlier marriage to a Dutch nobleman, Baron Charles Frederick de Tuyll (d. 1893).
Somerset Blanche Linnie ‘Blanchie’ Somerset (b. 1897) was the Duke and Duchess of Beaufort’s elder daughter, sister to Diana and Henry Somerset and half-sister to Frankie and Maurice de Tuyll.
Somerset Diana ‘Di’ Somerset (b. 1898) was the Duke and Duchess of Beaufort’s younger daughter, sister to Blanche and Henry Somerset, and half-sister to Frankie and Maurice de Tuyll.
Somerset Henry Hugh Arthur FitzRoy ‘Master’ Somerset (1900-1984), the Duchess of Beaufort’s son from her second marriage to the 9th Duke of Beaufort. He was brother to Blanche and Diana Somerset and half-brother to Frankie and Maurice de Tuyll.
Speirs-Alexander Captain Alister Ralph Speirs-Alexander (b. 1886) of the Indian Medical Service, attached to the 2nd Battalion of the 7th Gurkha Rifles. He was fatally wounded on 3 February 1916 during the Siege of Kut and died of his wounds six days later.
Speirs-Alexander Mary Martineau Speirs-Alexander née Marsh (1886-1968).
Standen William Standen (1860-1927) and his wife Amelia Dora Lina Standen née Müller, parents of William Henry Standen.
Standen Wilhelm Heinerich (later William Henry) Standen (1883-1963) of the 10th Hussars and later of the 18th Hussars, an officer’s servant who looked after Pat Armstrong’s horses during the First World War; he was the son of an English father and a German mother.
Stanley Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick William ‘Bill’ Stanley (1878-1942) of the 10th Hussars.
Stapleton-Bretherton Major Frederick Bartholomew Joseph Stapleton-Bretherton (1873-1938), Staff Captain of the 8th Cavalry Brigade at the start of the First World War.
Stapleton-Bretherton Isabella Mary Stapleton-Bretherton née Petre (1848-1919), mother of Major Frederick Bartholomew Joseph Stapleton-Bretherton (1873-1938).
Steele Major Edwin Bedford Steele (1871-1914) of the Royal Army Medical Corps and staff member of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters.
Steele Lieutenant Colonel George Frederick Steele (1873-1915), Commanding Officer of the 1st (Royal) Dragoons.
Steele Marie-Elizabeth Steele née de Lotbinière-Harwood (1859-1951), wife of Major General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele and mother of Mary Charlotte Flora Macdonald (1890-1948), Gertrude Alexandra Elizabeth (1892-1963) and Harwood Robert Elmes (1897-1978).
Steele Major General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele (1848-1919), a distinguished Canadian military officer who worked in England during the war as commanding officer of the South-East District. His wife was Marie-Elizabeth née de Lotbinière-Harwood (1859-1951) and they had three children, Mary Charlotte Flora Macdonald (1890-1948), Gertrude Alexandra Elizabeth (1892-1963) and Harwood Robert Elmes (1897-1978).
Stewart Captain Bertrand Stewart (1872-1914) of West Kent Yeomanry (Queen’s Own), author of the Active Service Pocket Book and editor of the Cavalry Journal.
Stewart Cyril Stewart, Lisalie Armstrong’s friend.
Stewart Gerard Charles ‘Jorrocks’ Stewart (1888-1915) of the 10th Hussars.
Stokes Captain Anthony Vaughan William Stokes (1884-1947) of the 4th (Queen’s Own) Hussars, brother of Captain Vaughan Adrian Philipps ‘Pokes’ Stokes (1891-1955) of the 10th Hussars. He married Evelyn Wardell on 10 February 1915.
Stokes Emma Ellen Stokes née Phillips (1850-1916), mother of Captain Vaughan Adrian Philipps ‘Pokes’ Stokes and Captain Anthony Vaughan William Stokes.
Stokes Lieutenant Hubert Francis Stokes (1887-1955) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Stokes Captain Vaughan Adrian Philipps ‘Pokes’ Stokes (1891-1955) of the 10th Hussars was born in Wales as the younger of the two sons of Anthony Stokes and Ellen Phillips. He joined the regiment as a signal officer at the same time as Pat Armstrong in March 1910. His brother Captain Anthony Vaughan William Stokes (1884-1947) was in the 4th (Queen’s Own) Hussars.
Stoney Anna Theodosia Hester Stoney née Eccles (1878-1960), wife of Lieutenant Colonel Leigh Sadleir Stoney.
Stoney Colonel Ralph Durrant Sadleir Stoney (1873-1955) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Stoney Rose Kathleen Rachel Stoney (1900-1973), daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Leigh Sadleir Stoney.
Stopford Lieutenant General Sir Frederick William Stopford (1854-1929).
Stopford Brigadier General Sir Lionel Arthur Montagu Stopford (1860-1942), Commander of the 82nd Brigade of the 27th Division.
Straker John ‘Ian’ Allgood Straker (1888-1970) of the 9th Lancers.
Stuart-Wortley Probably Second Lieutenant (later Major) Nicholas Rothesay Stuart-Wortley (1892-1926) of the Hampshire Yeomanry (later Royal Flying Corps).
Stubbs Florence Lighton Stubbs (1894-1975), daughter of mining engineer James William Hill Stubbs and sister of Mary Bushby Stubbs. She married John Leslie Rowan-Thomson in 1919. Florence and Mary, resident in Folkestone during the war years, were friends of the Armstrong sisters.
Stubbs Second Lieutenant (later Captain) James Maxwell Stubbs (1895-1981) of the 3rd Hussars (later of the Royal Flying Corps).
Stubbs Mary Bushby Stubbs (1894-1937), daughter of mining engineer James William Hill Stubbs and sister of Florence Lighton Stubbs. She married John Keith Harvie in 1919. Mary and Florence, resident in Folkestone during the war years, were friends of the Armstrong sisters.
Sturgis Lady Ellen Rachel née Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie (1894-1968), daughter of the Earl of Wharncliffe, who in 1914 had married Mark Beresford Russell Sturgis (1884-1949).
Susie Tom Armstrong’s Yorkshire terrier, Susie.
Sutherland Lady Millicent Fanny née St Clair-Erskine (1867-1955), daughter of the 4th Earl of Rosslyn and widow of the 4th Duke of Sutherland. Her second marriage was to Major (later Brigadier General) Percy Desmond Fitzgerald (1873-1933) of the 11th Hussars.
Swire Lieutenant-Colonel Cyril George William Swire (1891-1950) of the 1st (Royal) Dragoons.
Swire Helen Lindsay Swire (1891-1962). She married Richard Southwell Windham Robert Wyndham Quin in 1915 but the marriage ended in a divorce in 1932.
Swifte Major Francis William Swifte (1876-1954) of the Royal Fusiliers.

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Tagart Colonel (later Major General) Sir Harold Arthur Lewis Tagart (1870-1930) of the 15th Hussars.
Taylor Lieutenant Darcy Edward Derrick Taylor (1894-1966) of the 4th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).
Tempest-Hicks Lieutenant Charles Edward Henry Tempest-Hicks (1888-1918) of the 16th Lancers, was a retired Colonel in the army. He was living at Monken Hadley, Middlesex, with his wife Anne, daughter Monica and son Charles in 1911.
Thomas Second Lieutenant Robert Henry Cunliffe Thomas (1894-1981) of the 10th Hussars.
Thomson Sir St Clair Thomson (1859-1943), surgeon, professor of laryngology and throat physician to King Edward VII; he lived at No. 64 Wimpole Street, London.
Thurburn Catherine Emily Thurburn née Stokes (1857-1949), wife of Colonel James White Thurburn (1848-1930) of 6 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone.
Thurburn Colonel James White Thurburn (1848-1930) of 6 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone.
Thurburn Kathleen May Thurburn (1887-1983), daughter of Colonel James White and Catherine Thurburn.
Tinker Margaret Tinker, a dressmaker, at 28 Black Bull Road, Folkestone.
Tomkin Judith Royce Tomkin (1899-1991), a pupil at Abbot’s Hill school.
Tomkinson Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel) Henry Archdale ‘Mouse’ Tomkinson (1881-1937); he was a keen polo player and was part of the British polo team who won the International Polo Cup in 1914.
Tracy Melville Tracy, Lisalie Armstrong’s friend.
Trant Hope Trant (1888-1980), daughter of Fitzgibbon Trant (1849-1912) and Emily Georgina née Newtown (1856-1933) of Dovea House, Thurles, County Tipperary. An actress by profession, Hope joined the Voluntary Aid Detachment on the outbreak of the war and was posted as a nurse to France. After the war, she studied medicine at Trinity College, Dublin, and qualified as a doctor, in which capacity she worked on the African continent. In 1956, she was made an OBE for her services to medicine in East Africa.
Trant Ruth Mary Trant (b. 1893), Hope Trant’s sister.
Tremaine Gertrude Agatha Amanda Ernestine Tremaine née Lissan (1864-1940), American-born wife of Major Richard Tremaine and mother of Ouera Tremaine.
Tremaine (Mary Frances Ernestine) Ouera Tremaine (1897-1965), daughter of Major Richard and Gertrude Tremaine.
Tremaine Major Richard Tremaine (1860-1929) of 12 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone. Husband of Gertrude Agatha Amanda Ernestine Tremaine and father of Ouera Tremaine.
Tufton Alice Harriot Argyll Tufton née Clitherow, Harry Tufton’s grandmother.
Tufton Henry ‘Harry’ Hastings Sackville Thanet Tufton was born on 16 March 1897 as the eldest child of John Richard Sackville Tufton, 2nd Baron Hothfield of Hothfield. By July 1914, Harry had become romantically involved to Ione Armstrong although aged only 17 and six years Ione’s junior but their marriage had been prevented by Harry’s father who was violently opposed to the match.
Tufton John Sackville Richard Tufton, 2nd Baron Hothfield (1873-1952); his wife, Lady Ierne Louisa Arundel Hastings (1874-1935); and their children Henry (Harry), Patricia, Noreen and Peter.
Tufton Lady Ierne Louisa Arundel Tufton née Hastings, (1874-1935), mother of Harry Tufton.
Tufton Patricia Tufton, Tommy Armstrong’s friend from Folkestone.
Turner Edward Turner (1880-1963) of Boldings Farm, Astley Abbotts, Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
Turnor Lieutenant Christopher Randolph Turnor (1886-1914) of the 10th Hussars; he was killed in the trenches at Zandvoorde on 26 October 1914 while trying to locate the enemy’s field gun with his binoculars.
Tweedie Louisa Bateson Tweedie née Hammond (1850-1939), wife of Major-General Michael Tweedie (1836-1917) who lived at No. 160 Sandgate Road, Folkestone.
Tweedie Major-General Michael Tweedie (1836-1917) and his wife Louisa Bateson née Hammond (1850-1939) who lived at No. 160 Sandgate Road, Folkestone.
Tweedmouth Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Churchill Tweedmouth, 3rd Baron Marjoribanks (1874-1935) of the Royal Horse Guards (also known as the Blues).
Twist Captain Harold Godfrey Twist (1880-1942).

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Usmar Captain Norman Alan Usmar (1880-1965) of the Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment).

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Valder John Valder, Riding Master, of 4 Brockman Road, Folkestone.
Van der Byl Eveleen Frances Van der Byl née Rice Lyster (1887-1951), wife of Captain Charles Fenelly Van der Byl (1874-1956) of the 16th Lancers; her husband was of South African extraction and had competed in fencing at the 1912 Olympics.
Van Houtte George Albert Van Houtte, one of the Belgian babies Jess Armstrong was helping to mind.
Vandeleur Hester Caroline de la Poer Vandeleur née Beresford (c. 1869-1940) was daughter of Major General George de la Poer Beresford (1830-1913) and wife of Brigadier General Robert Seymour Vandeleur (1869-1956). She was very distantly related to the Armstrongs through her great-grandfather, William Beresford, 1st Baron Decies, whose daughter Catherine had married William Carew Armstrong of Moyaliffe in 1791.
Vaughan Louisa Evelyn née Stewart (1867-1958), widow of Harold Piper Wardell (1861-1909) and wife of Lieutenant-Colonel John Vaughan (1871-1956) of the 10th Hussars. Mother of Evelyn Margaret Louisa (1892-1972) (afterwards Mrs Anthony Stokes) and Second Lieutenant John Michael Stewart Wardell (1895-1978) of the 10th Hussars.
Vaughan Lieutenant-Colonel John ‘J.V.’ Vaughan (1871-1956) was born on 31 July 1871 in Wales as the second son of John and Elinor Vaughan. He was educated at Eton and Sandhurst. Following his graduation in March 1901, he joined the 7th (Queen’s Own) Hussars and served with that regiment in the Second Boer War. In May 1904 he was transferred to the 10th Hussars and four years later was put in command of the regiment. His tenure ended in January 1911, when he became the Commandant of the Cavalry School in Netheravon. He was a noted polo player and an enthusiastic supporter of fox hunting, a sport which he even included on the Cavalry School syllabus under the pretext “memory training”! He married Louisa Evelyn Wardell née Stewart (1867-1958) in 1913, and became stepfather to her children from her first marriage.
Venizelos Eleftherios Venizelos (1864-1936), Greek revolutionary and Prime Minister of Greece 1910-1915. He had been re-appointed Prime Minister of Greece on 10 August 1915, was in favour of supporting the Allies and on 23 September 1915 the Greek government ordered precautionary mobilisation of its troops. However, King Constantine I of Greece refused to support the policy and Venizelos resigned as Prime Minister on 5 October. It was not until July 1917 that Greece joined the war and came out on the side of the Allies
Vernon Probably Aubrey Stuart Vernon (b. 1899) of the Royal Army Medical Core.
Vernon Lieutenant John Edward Vernon (b. 1888) of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
von Hindenburg General (later Field Marshal) Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934), later the second President of Germany.
von Mackensen Field Marshal Anton Ludwig August von Mackensen (1849-1945), Commander General of the XVII Army Corps of the German Eighth Army.
von Wahlstätt Evelyn Mary née Stapleton-Bretherton, Countess Blücher von Wahlstätt (1876-1960), sister of Major Frederick Stapleton-Bretherton and wife of Count Gerbhard Lebrecht Blücher von Wahlstätt (1865-1931); she was author of An English Wife in Berlin (1920).

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Wadden Lieutenant George Wadden of the Royal Irish Fusiliers; later (1916) of the Royal Flying Corps.
Wakefield Frances Alice Wakefield née Connolly (1867-1943), Lieutenant Roger Wakefield’s mother.
Wakefield Lieutenant Roger Owen Birkbeck Wakefield was born on 20 July 1892 in Farnagh, Moate, County Westmeath, as the eldest child and only son of Edward Wakefield (1862-1920) and Frances Alice née Connolly (1867-1943). He was educated at Moorland House at Heswall, Merseyside, and Repton School in Derbyshire. An enthusiastic sportsman, he won awards in shooting and cricket while at Repton in 1908. He entered Sandhurst in February 1911 and received a commission in the Royal Irish Fusiliers in February 1912. He joined the battalion in Shorncliffe and was promoted to Lieutenant in January 1914.
Wallace Possibly Lady Myra Idina Wallace née Sackville (1893-1955), daughter of Gilbert Sackville, 8th Earl De La Warr, cousin of the writer Vita Sackville-West and (in 1916) wife of Captain David Euan Wallace; Idina married and divorced five times and her behaviour and lifestyle scandalised her middle class contemporaries.
Wallis Probably Charlotte Mary Wallis née White (1852-1947), wife of museum and art gallery curator Sir Whitworth Wallis (1855-1927).
Walter Helen Claudine Blanche Walter (1892-1946), a resident of Folkestone and Jess Armstrong’s friend; she married Lieutenant Gordon Herbert Ramsey Halland (1888-1981) on 19 February 1916 in Delhi, India.
Ward Rachel Anne Ward, née Gurney, Countess of Dudley (1868-1920), wife of the 2nd Earl of Dudley and founder of the Australian Voluntary Hospital in London at the start of the First World War.
Ward Walter Philip Ward, tailor, at 38 Guildhall Street, Folkestone.
Ward Lieutenant William Humble Eric Ward (1894-1969) of the 10th Hussars, known as Viscount Ednam until 1932, when he succeeded his father as 3rd Earl of Dudley.
Ward-Jackson Mary Isobel Ward-Jackson née Wilson (1887-1981); she and her husband, Ralph Stapleton Ward-Jackson (1871-1921), were born in England but had emigrated to South Africa.
Ward-Jackson Ralph Stapleton Ward-Jackson (1871-1921), husband of Mary Isobel Ward-Jackson. He was managing director of the Rand Daily Mail Company and editor of Rand Daily Mail.
Wardell Evelyn Margaret Louisa née Wardell (1892-1972), daughter of Harold Piper Wardell (1861-1909) and Louisa Evelyn née Stewart (1867-1958); her mother later married General John Vaughan (1871-1956) of the 10th Hussars. She married Captain Anthony Vaughan William Stokes (1884-1947) of the 4th (Queen’s Own) Hussars on 10 February 1915.
Wardell Second Lieutenant John Michael Stewart Wardell (1895-1978) of the 10th Hussars, son of Harold Piper Wardell (1861-1909) and Louisa Evelyn née Stewart (1867-1958); his mother later married General John Vaughan (1871-1956) of the 10th Hussars. He joined his stepfather’s regiment at the start of the war.
Waterhouse Probably Captain Alfred William Waterhouse (b. 1889) of the 1st (Royal) Dragoons who had been killed in action in Vermelles on 12 January 1916.
Webb Reginald Allan Clarkson Webb (1886-1963), who married Isabel Emma ‘Peter’ Cox in 1916.
Weeks Either Charlotte Frances (1866-1951) or Ada Lillian Weeks (1876-1954), two sisters who ran a dressmaking business at 60 St Michael Street, Folkestone.
Welch Ellen Charlotte Welch née Sworder (1856-1935), Major Harold Welch’s mother.
Welch Major Harold Echalaz Welch was born on 8 March 1879 at Husborn Crawley, Bedfordshire. Having been educated at Lancing College and Oxford, he was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the 4th Battalion Cheshire Regiment (Militia) in May 1898. He served in the South African War with the 2nd Battalion Middlesex Regiment and was awarded the Queen’s Medal for his gallantry and promoted to the rank of Captain. At the time the First World War broke out he was living at Cantreyn House, Bridgenorth, Shropshire, and was courting Mrs Armstrong’s sister, Lisalie Marie ‘Zoo’ Maude.
Welch Rose Marguerite Welch (1876-1950), Major Harold Welch’s sister.
Wellesley Probably Henry Arthur Mornington Wellesley, 3rd Earl of Cowley (1866-1919).
White Luke White, 3rd Baron Annaly and Rathcline (1857-1922).
White Lieutenant (later Major) Luke Henry White (1885-1970) of the 11th Hussars, eldest son of 3rd Baron Annaly and Rathcline.
White-Thomson The Right Reverend Leonard Jauncey White-Thomson (1863-1933), Vicar of Croydon from 1909 to 1919.
Wickham Captain Henry Francis Wickham (1874-1931) of the 1st King’s Dragoon Guards.
Williams Lieutenant Charles Romer Williams (b. 1885) of the 4th Dragoon Guards who had been lent a pack of hounds while home on leave.
Williams Major Evelyn Hugh Watkin Williams (1884-1934) of the 10th Hussars.
Williams Nina Henrietta Williams née Field (1874-1949), wife of Major General Weir de Lancey Williams.
Williams Brigadier General (later Major General) Weir de Lancey Williams (1872-1961) of the Hampshire Regiment, General Officer Commanding Infantry Division.
Willis Algernon Marwood Willis (1857-1920) of St Leonard’s, Bridgnorth, minister of the Catholic Apostolic Church and author of a number of religious tracts.
Willis Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Colonel) Robert James Cecil Charles Edward Willis (1894-1979) of 6th Dragoon Guards.
Wills Evelyn Irene Hamilton Wills (1896-1965), Marion Hilda ‘Bunty’ Curteis’s first cousin.
Wills Evelyn Macdonald Wills née Myburgh (1876-1947), mother of Irene Wills and widow of Arthur James Hamilton Wills (1868-1905).
Wills Frederick Anthony Hamilton Wills (1915-1992), later 2nd Baron Dulverton, son of Gilbert Alan Hamilton Wills.
Wills Captain Frederick Noel Hamilton Wills (1887-1927), an uncle of Irene Wills. He owned Misarden Park, Cirencester.
Wills Gilbert Alan Hamilton Wills (1880-1956), Irene Wills’ paternal uncle.
Wills Margery Hamilton Wills née Fraser, later Sinclair (1892-1980), wife of Captain Frederick Noel Hamilton Wills.
Wills Probably Victoria May Wills née Chichester (1887-1968), wife of Irene’s uncle Gilbert Alan Hamilton Wills.
Wilson Captain Alexander Guy Berners Wilson (1891-1942) of the Royal Navy.
Wilson Captain Charles Benjamin ‘Percy’ Wilson (1885-1957) was born in Manchester on 28 November 1885 as the eldest son of Hubert and Frances Wilson. He was educated at Eton and gained a commission in the 3rd (Militia) Battalion of King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in May 1903. Two years later, in May 1905, he gained a regular commission in the 10th Hussars.
Wilson Frances Elliott Wilson née Clifton (1858-1936) widow of James Wilson (1836-1909 and mother of Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Wilson.
Wilson Lieutenant-Colonel James Thomson Rankine Wilson (1875-1967) of the Royal Scots, Commander of the 32nd Brigade (11th Division) at Anzac.
Wilson Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Norton Whitestone Wilson (1886-1933) of the Royal Fusiliers.
Wing Major-General Frederick Drummond Vincent Wing (1860-1915).
Winn Lieutenant the Honourable Charles John Frederick Winn (1896-1968) of the 10th Hussars, younger son of the 2nd Baron St Oswald.
Winstanley Kathleen Rachel Dubois ‘Kitty’ Winstanley née Phillips (1887-1984), wife of Major Richard Norman Winstanley (formerly Pochin) (1864-1954).
Winstanley Pamela Mary Winstanley (1910-2001), one of Kitty Winstanley’s children; she changed her surname to Holik by deed in 1945.
Winstanley Richard Clement Winstanley (1911-1978), son of Kathleen Rachel Dubois ‘Kitty’ Winstanley née Phillips (1887-1984) and Major Richard Norman Winstanley (formerly Pochin) (1864-1954).
Winstanley Major Richard Norman Winstanley (formerly Pochin) (1864-1954), Kitty Winstanley’s husband.
Winstanley Rosemary Philippa ‘Presh’ Winstanley (1914-2006), one of Kitty Winstanley’s children.
Winstanley Tristram Beaumont Winstanley (1917-1979), Kitty Winstanley’s fourth child.
Winter Brigadier General Deputy Quartermaster Samuel Henry Winter; he was invalided with dysentery on 7 August 1915 and replaced by Major General Gerald Francis Ellison.
Wolley-Dod Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) Owen Cadogan Wolley-Dod (1863-1942), commander of the 86th Brigade from 5 June 1915 to 17 August 1915 when he was invalided home.
Wood Captain Collingwood Lindsay Wood (b. 1881); he was killed in battle at Hooge on 24 May 1915.
Wood Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier General) Edward Allan Wood (1865-1930), Commander of the 6th Battalion of King’s Shropshire Light Infantry.
Wood Marguerite Dawson Wood née Birrell-Campbell, widow of Joseph Henry Gillott (1865-1907) and wife of Lieutenant Colonel Edward Allan Wood, whom she had married in February 1916.
Wootton Francis Leonard ‘Frank’ Wootton (1893-1940), a noted jockey and son of the horse trainer Richard Rawson Wootton (1867-1946). His career as a jockey was cut short by the difficulties he experienced in trying to keep his weight down and he later reaped success as a trainer of race horses.
Wootton Lieutenant Stanley Thomas ‘Sam’ Wootton (1895-1986) of the 17th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers, jockey and son of the horse trainer Richard Rawson Wootton (1867-1946). He won a Military Cross for rescuing a fellow officer on the night of 7 July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.
Wormald Brigadier General Frank Wormald (b. 1868) commanding the 5th Cavalry Brigade late 12th (Prince of Wales’s Royal) Lancers was killed by shrapnel on 3 October 1915 while inspecting frontline trenches at Vermelles.
Worthington Lieutenant Reginald George Worthington (b. 1886) of the 2nd Battalion of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Regiment; he was killed in action on 16 September 1914.
Wright Captain Geoffrey Machell Hungerford Wright (1886-1973) of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Wright Captain Henry Thomas Richard Somerset Wright (1884-1916) of the Manchester Regiment, brother of Captain Geoffrey Wright; he married Edith May Hansard on 17 August 1916.
Wyndham Sir Charles Wyndham, born as Charles Culverwell (1837-1919), English actor and theatre manager.
Wyndham Lady Mary Charlotte Wyndham née Moore (1861-1931), English actor, second wife of Sir Charles Wyndham and manager of his theatres.
Wyndham Quin Richard Southwell Windham Robert Wyndham Quin (1887-1965) of the 12th Lancers, later (in 1952) to become the 6th Earl of Dunraven. He married Helen Lindsay Swire in 1915 but the marriage ended in a divorce in 1932.

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Yates Norah Ann Yates née Pittar (1878-1938), wife of the Reverend Walter George Alban Yates (1875-1938) of 237 Dover Road, Folkestone.

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Zaimis Alexandros Zaimis (1855-1936) who served six times as Prime Minister of Greece.

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