World War One

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Title

World War One

Subject

Old Nottinghamians who served in the Great War

Description

This Collection contains images and information about the men, once pupils and teachers at Nottingham High School who fought and sometimes lost their lives in the Great War.

Creator

Y.Gunther

Source

Nottingham High School Archives

Date

1914 -1918

Contributor

SLW

Rights

All Rights Reserved

Collection Items

Reverend B.G.O'Rorke
B.G.O'Rorke was one of two O'Rorke brothers who took part in the Great War, in his case as a Chaplain. O'Rorke survived the war on the Western Front to die of Flu in December 1918.

G. Aked
Lieut. GEORGE AKED. 5th Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 5th March 1915. Buried Calvaire (Essex) Cemetery, Ploesteert.
school: ( 1900-1911)
Register: DOB 19 April 1890 Admitted: 9 Sept 1905 aged 10. Aked was the son of a Lawyer's Clerk…

C.E. Atherley
LIEUTENANT CHRISTOPHER ERNEST ATHERLEY

11th King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, attached 1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Mentioned in Dispatches, 22nd September 1915Died of wounds, 17th June 1915, aged 21.
Son of Christopher and Mary Ann Atherley…

A.L.Baker
SECOND LIEUTENANT ARTHUR LESLIE BAKER
8th, West Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in action, during the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) 9th October, 1917, aged 25.
Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Passcendaele, Belgium, panels 42 – 47.
School:(…

O.H.Ball
SECOND LIEUTENANT OLIVER HERBERT BALL
10th, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 28th September 1916, aged 25.
Buried: Guards’ Cemetery, Lesboeufs.
School: 1900 – 1907.
Register: born 13th August 1891, admitted…

W.W.Ball
SECOND LIEUTENANT WALTER WILLIAM BALL
10th, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 24th November 1915, aged 28.
Buried: Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension, France, plot 1, row A, grave 21.
School: 1896 –…

Albert Ball
CAPTAIN ALBERT BALL, VC, DSO (two bars), MC, CROIX DE CHEVALIER LEGION d’HONNEUR, RUSSIAN ORDER OF ST GEORGE, AMERICAN MEDAL, HONORARY FREEMAN OF NOTTINGHAM.
Sherwood Foresters and 58th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action, 7th May,…

H.W.Ballamy
LIEUTENANT HAROLD BALLAMY
“B” Battery, 231st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action, 15th August 1917 aged 24.
Buried - Fosse No. 10, Communal Cemetery Extension, Sains-en-Gohelle, France, plot 2, row c, grave 27.
School: …

E.C.Black
SECOND-LIEUTENANT ERNEST CHARTERIS BLACK
7th, Royal Scots Fusiliers
Killed on 22nd November, 1915, aged 31. Son of James Buyers Black and Jessie Charteris Black of Glasgow.
Buried: Vermelles British cemetery, France, plot 1, row C, grave…

H.S.Brett Portrait
PTE.HARRY SYDNEY BRETT 1st Battalion, East Lancashires. Killed 18th October 1916, aged 28. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 6 C.
School: 1898-1904
Register: DOB 7 December 1889. Admitted:14 Sept 1898 aged 8. Son of E.F.J. Brett, 103 Nottingham…
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