23 June 2016

17th Lancers - PoW Other ranks 1914


This is an edited roll of Other Ranks serving with the 17th Lancers who were captured by the enemy and became Prisoners of War on or before the 25th December 1914. Read more about this data source on my 1914 PoWs page. 

This data has been transcribed from a single source at the Imperial War Museum, namely B.O.2 1/244 which is a single page typed and undated list. My full transcription (not reproduced here) also contains the following information against some or all of the names:


Date of capture 
Home address
Notes


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4636 Private G T Barnfather 
6216 Private C A Bickers 
4734 Private W Bradwell 
5953 Private C W Burgess 
5978 Private T Hendry 
4950 Private J Kerruish 
5913 Private G A Merryfield 
5017 Private J Nicholson 
6526 Private A E Price 
6260 Private J Rollo 
878 Private C Smith 
6445 Private H W Stuart 
5890 Private A C Thomas

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30 May 2016

King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry - PoW Other Ranks 1914


The 389 men listed below all became prisoners of war on or before the 25th December 1914. All served with the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and over 300 of them were captured on the 26th August, a mere 12 days after the majority had disembarked at Havre. This from Ray Westlake's British Battalions in France & Belgium 1914:

"Moved to defensive trenches west of Le Cateau (25th). Order received from Brigade Headquarters instructing the battalion, "There will be NO retirement for the fighting troops; fill up your trenches with water, food and ammunition, as far as you can." Enemy attacked (26th). Positions held until eventually surrounded on three sides. There was much hand-to-hand fighting. Lieutenant Colonel Bond records in his war history of the regiment, "There was no surrender. The occupants of the trenches were mobbed and swamped by the riding tide of grey-coated Germans." Fighting ceased about 4.30pm and survivors withdrew along the Reumont road to Estrees, then (27th) to Ollezy."

The original record - a nineteen-page hand-written list sent to Sir Ernest Goodhart on the 3rd February 1919 - is held at the Imperial War Museum in London (reference B.O.2 1/137). Filmed some years ago, the microfilm is difficult to read in places.  My full transcription includes next of kin and their address.

The medals above were issued to 9738 Private Watling whose next of kin is listed as his father, W Watling, of 173 Ann's Street. Norwich. I bought Richard's medals yesterday; also those of his son who served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. Richard, who had enlisted in June 1908, was in Ireland in 1914 and was possibly one of those men captured on the 26th August. News that he was missing in action was published in The Times on the 26th October.

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8991 Philip Thomas Adams 
8570 Thomas Alford 
7276 Thomas Edward Allcock 
10931 Charles Allen 
9086 James Allen 
7271 Thomas Allen 
6058 Herbert Allender 
7978 Ernest Allott 
7434 James Thomas Annakin 
7898 Alfred Arkle 
6879 Fred Arran 
8507 Frederick Charles Ashley 
8386 David Ashton 
7924 William Ashton 
8642 Charles Frank Aston 
10786 Francis Atack 
9648 Ambrose Atkinson 
9631 Frederick Atkinson 
10756 William Austin 
10661 Oliver Baines 
8748 John Thomas Baker 
8709 Albert Barker 
9521 John Henry Barker 
8583 Joseph Sidney Barker 
5870 Oliver Barker 
7255 John Bartle 
10064 George Arthur Beardsley 
10442 Alfred Beasley 
10466 Harold Beaumont 
9095 Richard Beavan 
7943 Ridgdale Bellwood 
10850 Samuel Best 
7339 Herbert Beswick 
7820 Percy Ernest Birch 
7163 Peter Birmingham 
7972 Ernest Blakemore 
10589 Frederick Blatch 
10217 Arthur Charles Boddington
6531 Frederick Bodsworth 
8335 William Bolderson 
10401 Albert Bolton 
7235 George Bonsor 
7061 William Herbert Booth 
10418 Harry Bottomley 
7238 Albert Boulding 
9138 George Boully 
7856 John W Bowerman 
9382 John William Bradley 
6235 Thomas Bradshaw 
7244 John Brady
8366 John Brailsford 
8626 Robert Ernest Brammer 
8005 Christopher Bridgewater 
7918 Alfred Bridsow 
7957 William Brown 
10545 William John Brown 
7863 John Brownhill 
10872 Ernest Bryan 
7767 Joseph Bucci 
9067 James Buck 
8532 John Thomas Bunting 
7285 Thomas Burchett 
10163 William Henry Burgess 
8676 Edwin Burke 
8707 Thomas Burkenshaw 
8134 Robert John Butler 
8290 Thomas Button 
8252 George Campbell 
10736 Sydney Cardwell 
7805 Frank Carpenter
8002 William Cawood Fred Cawthorne 
6967 Thomas Chadwick 
8504 Charles Challis 
9129 John E Chaplin 
10693 Arthur Chappelow 
8218 Sam Charlesworth 
8090 Thomas Henry Chatterway 
9475 Samuel Child 
10840 Edward Chivers 
8278 Albert Chopping 
8520 Harry George Coates 
8656 Harry Cocker 
10607 George Cockridge 
8939 William Collett 
10550 Joseph Conn 
10595 Matthew Connor 
9005 Alfred Cooper 
8228 Joseph Cooper 
10921 William Cooper 
8182 Ernest Cooze 
10816 Frederick John Corbett 
9635 John R Coultish 
7851 Edwin Cranleigh 
7298 William Crawford 
8641 Reginald E Cripps 
8440 Percy J Crow 
6481 John E Cunningham 
9199 Alfred Darley 
10290 Edwin Davies 
10625 Lewis Davies 
10959 Isaac Day 
7137 Albert Denton 
10866 Charles Dickinson 
10977 Arthur Douglas 
6766 John Draycott 
10741 George Ernest Drury 
10215 Thomas Duggan 
10890 William Duggan 
9053 John Dunn 
9114 Daniel Dunnell 
8882 Harold Eames 7031 Frank Ellis 
6143 Harry Emerson 
6464 William England 
6696 Pte George English 
7175 Thomas Eyre 
8692 Arthur Fiddler 
8686 William Henry Fleetwood 
10709 Ernest Flockton 
8514 Alma Fowler 
5881 Frederick P Fowler 
10800 Fred Fox 
7387 Harry Fox 
10860 Arthur France 
8250 George France 
8902 Albert Franklyn 
8137 Alfred George Franks 
10621 Thomas S Frith 
8471 Henry C Fuller 
7403 George Gabbitas 
5981 Robert T Gadsby 
9185 Frank Gallacher 
7384 John Galloway 
5938 Herbert Gilder 
10770 Frederick Gilroyd 
10503 Bernard Gleeson 
9419 John Glew 
8726 Joseph Godson 
10685 Albert E Goulding 
10998 Michael Goulding 
10722 Walter Goulding 
9102 Alfred Green 
8855 Charless Paul Green 
10687 Thomas Green 
10066 Walter J Green 
6427 Edward Greenfield 
6556 Ernest Gregg 
10863 George Hadfield 
6780 George Hague 
9266 Harry Hall 
9575 Winning Hall 
8519 Reuben Halstead 
7984 George Hardy 
10832 George Hardy 
10911 Frederick Harrison 
9017 George Harrop 
8077 Edward James Hemp 
9202 Stephen Henson 
10969 Harold Heppenstall 
7439 John Hewitt 
7040 Frederick Hill 
10578 John Robert Hirst 
10766 Benjamin Hobson 
7198 Joseph Hobson 
8338 William Hodgkinson 
9007 Martin B Hodson 
8826 Matthew Hogan 
10194 Charles G Hollick 
6319 William Henry Hoole 
7149 Thomas Houghton 
4671 Harry Howard 
6440 Percy Howard 
6926 Samuel Howarth 
6705 William Howson 
10882 Frederick Hubbard 
9785 John William Hufton 
9128 Admiral Huntingdon 
7799 Percy Alfred Hurst 
8542 Charles Hutchinson 
9923 William Hutchinson 
8526 Andrew Hyslop 
9130 John Charles Hyslop 
8875 George Ibbotson 
9091 Bertie Ingleton 
7973 Alfred J Isaacs 
8515 Alfred Jackson 
10435 Bertie Jackson 
7365 Miles Jackson 
8330 Arthur Jeffs 
10824 William Jennings 
8547 John Frederick Jesson 
7942 Albert Edward Jeyes 
6446 Thomas Johnson 
9244 Edward Jones 
8598 Thomas Henry Jones 
8144 James H Kennedy 
10647 Samuel Kinchin 
9209 Bertie King 
8462 Herbert F King 
9916 John James King 
7155 Walter King 
9814 Percy John Lambert 
7919 Charles Large 
7816 Herbert J Leavesley 
8538 Harry Lemon 
8258 James Leyland 
10668 William Charles H Linnett 
8213 Charles Littlewood 
7160 John William Liversidge 
7421 Edward William Lobb 
10743 William Lockett 
11036 Lewis Lomas 
8575 Frank Long 
6070 Horace Loukes 
7346 Herbert H Loxton 
8590 Walter Lycett 
8467 Thomas Lynn 
8332 George Machin 
9425 William W Machin 
8363 Richard Malyou 
7308 Henry Mankin 
8310 Charles J Marchant 
7853 John Marriott 
9168 Richard Marshall 
7930 Thomas E Marshall 
7*** John Thomas Marson 
8095 Edward Thomas Martin 
10856 George Thomas Mason 
7146 James Mason 
8112 William Robert Mayham 
10867 Stephen McCall 
10456 Peter McGregor 
7193 Victor M McGuirk 
9400 Henry McKay 
8782 Michael McLoughlin 
9736 Charles Mercier 
10511 Frank Midwinter 
6935 Charles Miller 
6669 Joseph Molloy 
7783 Arthur F Moore 
10273 George Morris 
8113 John Moss 
7214 John William Mullins 
7335 Herbert Munns 
9267 William A Murray 
8116 Albert Nance 
10131 Harold Naylor 
8407 James S Naylor 
8718 Thomas L Neal 
10603 Thomas James Nevard 
8703 Frederick George Newall 
9842 Joseph Newey 
10825 Rhodes Nicholls 
8039 William Nixon 
9874 Joe Noble 
8550 Thomas Notman 
9290 Fred Nunn 
10876 William O'Brien 
7205 Walter Olaranshaw 
9620 James Orton 
7117 John A Parker 
7357 George Parkin 
9296 Herbert Peaker 
7297 Albert Peters 
8382 James Pike 
6462 Ernest Poole 
9863 John R Porter 
8339 George Powell 
9332 Henry Prescott 
8770 John Price 
10737 John Priestley 
8554 William Priestley 
8111 James H Raker 
383 Matthew Reed 
8268 John Reeves 
9283 Renshaw 
7778 Joseph Rhodes 
9395 George Riley 
7060 Edwin Roberts 
5902 Albert Robinson 
8927 Frank Robinson 
7375 Albert Rogers 
9120 Philip S Royston 
7148 Samuel Roystone 
8956 Jabez Sanderson 
10715 Pte F Schofeld 
9275 Frederick Schofield 
7953 Joseph Schofield 
8558 William Scott 
8398 Willie Searles 
8225 Richard Seiles 
7889 Jonathan Self 
8171 John Sharp 
10388 William H Sharpe 
6390 Ernest R Shaw 
9036 Samuel Shaw 
7282 Charles Shelton 
6004 Tom Shemeld 
7064 David R Sherwood 
10659 Leonard Shilbeck 
7945 Benjamin Simpson 
9665 Fred W Singleton 
8973 Charles H Slater 
9866 Claude F Slawson 
8280 Edward Sleigh 
10038 Robert L Smeaton 
7412 Alfred Smith 
8153 George Smith 
8529 Henry Smith 
10116 John W Smith 
9004 Joseph Smith 
7975 John Snepp 
7927 John J Spencer 
8943 Frederick T Stampson 
8042 Fred Stayton 
10694 Royce Steels 
9345 William Steers 
8492 Henry Stone 
10827 John Sykes 
7124 William Sykes 
5895 Frederick William Tagg 
9144 Frank Taylor 
8409 James H Taylor 
10972 Joseph Taylor 
[unclear] [unclear] Thompson 
7186 Fred Thompson 
7125 John R Thompson 
7275 T Thorpe 
7810 L/Cpl Charles Tilling 
9111 Charles Todkill 
6841 Charles Tompkins 
9161 Percy J Towersey 
8502 Frank Townsend 
8785 Edward Trend 
7342 William J Trydell 
[unclear] Sydney E Tucker 
10869 F Turner 
10020 William J Tye 
10978 John Tyler 
8517 Arthur Ussher 
8376 George A Varney 
9215 Thomas Varney 
10519 Arthur D Venters 
7889 Frank Vickers 
9448 John Viney 
9192 David Wadley 
8251 Harry Wakefield 
9271 Pte Reginald G Wakefield 
9642 James Walker 
8920 Tom Walker 
8203 Thomas Walters 
7793 E Warburton 
8666 Herbert Ward 
5989 Thomas Ward 
9145 Ernest Waterhouse 
10364 John Waterworth 
9225 Joseph F Watkinson 
9738 Richard Watling 
8117 Sidney Watson 
10644 Victor G Watt 
 8648 Percy Watts 
8585 Philip J Weaving 
9468 Ernest Whincup 
9477 Sidney E White 
9263 William White 
7210 John Whitham 
10842 Albert Whittaker 
[unclear] Edwin Whittaker 
9041 William E Wild 
8224 Martin Wilkinson 
9846 William Willets 
9094 John C Williams 
8997 W Henry Williams 
8919 John Willis 
7390 Joseph Wilton 
8423 George Sidney Wiseman 
10563 John T Wood 
8205 Henry Woodall 
6186 John Charles Woodley 
9140 George Woodward 
7307 Enoch Wormston 
10810 Samuel G Wright 
8172 Thomas Wright 
9105 Thomas Wright 
8832 Wilfred Wright 
8509 Robert Wyatt 
8545 George Yeoman

21 May 2016

Royal Army Medical Corps - PoW Other Ranks 1914


There are 365 men in this list of Royal Army Medical Corps soldiers captured on or before the 25th December 1914. The names appear on a nine-page typed list sent in by the officer in charge of records, RAMC, to Sir Ernest Goodhart in February 1919. These days, that list is field at the Imperial War Museum, catalogue reference, B.O.2 1/127.

The vast majority of the medical index cards for these men DO NOT note that they were prisoners of war and so, apart from the difficult-to-search ICRC PoW database, this may be the first time that this list has been published; quite a nice bonus for medal collectors, I would have thought. A lot of the men served with 4th Field Ambulance and my notations below are simply as a result of looking at medal index cards for some of these men. Again, most of theese MICs note the Field Ambulance served with.

Additional information contained on this typed list includes home addresses for the majority of the men, plus additional notes for some of them. I will be happy to sell copies of this list for £20. Drop me a line if interested. 

482 Private G W Adams
5548 Private J Adams
3154 Private J B Allan
3102 Private H Allen
380 Private R Allen
5352 Private E Allenby
3021 Private F I Allery
8288 Staff Sergeant M Andrews
3324 Private Robert Archibald, 19th Field Ambulance
6736 Private A C Austin
5256 Private W A Austin
3198 Private H E Axten
5182 Private G Banister, 4th Field Ambulance
3107 Private A Barnacle
2931 Private W Barnsfather
3220 Private P Barnwell
19736 Private C G Bates
2805 Private J Bell
7780 Private Bertram Benians, 22nd Field Ambulance
6800 Private W H Bennett
6593 Bugler A V Berry
2916 Private E Betts
2703 Private T Biggins
4071 Private W H Blackburn
8382 Private H Blackman
5832 Private P Bolger
7349 Private C A Bolton
18816 Sergeant G W Bond
2394 Private I Bowden
7081 Private R Bowles
7502 Private J G Boyde
2475 Private R Brady
3117 Private G H Bramwell
5073 Private T G N Brands
6896 Private T Bray
3303 Private P Brazil
1081 Private A Bremner
2739 Private G W Bristow
4448 Private John Brookfield, captured 26th August 1914
3155 Private O Brooks
1054 Private J S Broom
1868 Sergeant E B Browne
19548 Private C E Buckley
5981 Private W C Bunfield
8256 Private E Calvert
19742 Sergeant F G Cannon
8653 Private J Canty
330 Private P Carberry
6 Private G Cardwell
3672 Private J Carroll
3128 Private F J Carter
7253 Private R Cartier
6893 Private A Chubb
14299 Private J Clifford
8257 Private F Cockburn
2918 Private F Cockell
19860 Private H Cockhill
2796 Private L Cohen
15698 Staff Sergeant Henry C F Collier [No evidence of 1914 Star on MIC]
18237 Private J Collins
8146 Private T R L Collinwood
3088 Private H Conlon
3031 Private John Connole, 13th Field Ambulance
516 Private R Connolly
16224 Private G Constable
2417 Private W Constable
2662 Private R E Conway
8349 Private W Cook
18413 Corporal C W Cooke
997 Corporal T F Corbett
15700 Private R Corfield
2533 Private R I Cotton
6422 Private J Cowie
2982 Private S R Cowley
15918 Private C P Craig
7183 Private J Craig
4172 Private P Cremin
2464 Private J Crickett
6813 Private A O Cromwell
570 Sergeant G B Crooke
1345 Private A Crooks
2874 Private T Cropper
19828 Private R A Cross
102 Private D H Crotey
598 Private W H Cullingford
3222 Private H Curtis
7016 Private T Cuthbert
3163 Private F Dart
12318 Private F C Dart
3093 Private J W Davies
5163 Private R T Davies
7547 Private T Davies
6659 Private D Davis
6123 Private J Delaney
17966 Private A Denney
2663 Private M Donoghue
7167 Private M Donohoe
7180 Private N Doubleday
2657 Private D Doyle
3936 Private A A Duffy
1216 Private J Dunne
5169 Private J Durkin
15299 Private C Dyer
7668 Private E S Dyer
7559 Private G Eden
7627 Private C Edwards
12791 Private H G Elkins
12590 Private S Ellingford
2091 Private T W Elwood
11236 Sergeant B A Embelin
109 Corporal A G Emment
8222 Private C Evans
12303 Private P S Evans
3567 Private T Fahey
3193 Private A Farrell
18317 Private A Farrell
2178 Private H E Felstead
3011 Private W Field
1841 Private S E Fielding
1330 Private T M Fisher
4342 Private T Fitt
18321 Private A S Fleming
3497 Private A Foakes
6973 Private G Foley
18735 Private W F W Forge
5966 Private J Forsyth
15684 Private A Foster
1852 Private C Frame
2845 Private G Furber
15864 Private W Gale
7573 Private I Galloway
7522 Private C W Gambling
343 Private P Garry
18234 Private R G Gibbons
4183 Private S H Girling
340 Private J Glass
18197 Private F Good
6204 Private P Gopugh
4434 Private R Graham
6628 Private A Grant
9749 Private W Gray
356 Private G H Green
 2179 Private W Green
1307 Private J Greenley
5321 Private W Grsaham
6584 Private A G Gwilt
2414 Private A S Haggis
7388 Private P G Hancox
2981 Private H Hanke
7511 Private O Harbord
7435 Private H Harrington
18700 Private F Harris
20337 Private F Hatcher
4586 Private A Hazell
17157 Private M Heaver
3632 Private A Henderson
121 Private T B Herbert
7086 Private L C Higgins
6643 Private A F Hill
2174 Private R Hill
4733 Private W Hill
2775 Private W T Hill
6565 Private H Hobbs
2161 Private T R L Hogg
7112 Private F Holtsbaum
18742 Private C Honeybone
2373 Private C C Hope
5819 Private H Hopper
18486 Private T W Huff
4057 Private H Hughes
18593 Private L Hughes
9158 Private W Hurford
4157 Private Percival Hutchinson, 4th Field Ambulance
698 Private H Ide
3140 Private A R Jarvis
1965 Private A C Jebbitt
621 Private R F Jenkins
5741 Private S A Johnson
13459 Private L Johnston
892 Private W Johnston
20356 Corporal W A Jones
1698 Private J Joseph
5049 Private A Kellett
18528 Private H Kenyon
3221 Private R Keys
1092 Private E King
4169 Private H A King
7957 Private N Kirkham
13922 Private W Lacey
2735 Private R B Lamb
4785 Private I Lancaster
2915 Private J H Langston
3490 Private M Larry
3130 Private L Lawn
14566 Private A H Lawrence
4647 Private C Lawson
19906 Private S G Letchford
3053 Private F W Lewis
1248 Private C Ley
19352 Corporal A Lightfoot
3194 Private R Lillis
1793 Private A E Lines
147 Private W Lintott
3436 Private O List
16885 Private T Longworth
5870 Private A T Lott
3257 Private A Lovatt
4580 Private F Lowrie
7510 Private S H Lyon
1843 Staff Sergeant C A Mack
7339 Private J M Main
17006 Private R Mair
2914 Private H Manley
8364 Private A V Mann
501 Private A Marshal
14018 Private P A Massey
5535 Private C H Masters
14870 Private W Mathes
7735 Private W T Maxwell
3899 Private F J Mayes
168 Private I McCarthy
3147 Private J McCarthy
11583 Quartermaster Sergeant William McCarthy, 19th Field Ambulance
3390 Private A McClay
14922 Private A McDowell
567 Private G McGowan
12490 Private J McKay
6964 Private W Mead
3182 Private W Meehan
10542 Sgt-Major A E Mendell
3375 Private T Middleton
2532 Private H Miller
19004 Private W H Mills
3179 Private G Mitchell
18752 Private W G Mitchell
6674 Private C Moore
7887 Private H Moore
3457 Private M Moore
14941 Private W Moore
17565 Private A E Morgan
3184 Private H S Morris
4617 Private F W Moss
2702 Private T Mullin
2342 Private F W Murray
6 Private W J Nelms
170 Private D M Newall
3058 Private W H Nicholls
6687 Private J Oakley
157 Private J O'Brien
524 Private Christopher O'Callaghan, 15th Field Ambulance
7299 Private T O'Connor
1847 Staff Sergeant R W Ogg
2980 Private W O'Neill
15696 Corporal W A Page
3236 Private J Palmer
18690 Corporal A E Parkins
5 Private C Patterson
390 Private R Paul
3032 Private W H Pereira
1016 Private R Perston
9198 Private A T Petherbridge
7129 Private C Philpott
2777 Private H Pickford
16253 Private J N Pilling
20028 Private G E Pinckney
15899 Private H G Piper
135 Private F J Pontin
16242 Private A Porter
541 Private E H D Pratt
11968 Private G S Preece
19160 Sergeant F J Preston
6054 Private W G Pugh
688 Private J Radford
678 Staff Sergeant L Reed
351 Private E Reilly
3205 Private O Reilly
3062 Private W Reilly
3204 Private E Richardson
3207 Private G Richardson
3258 Private R Richardson
3012 Private H Roberts
8892 Private J I Robertson
351 Private J Robinson
916 Private I Roche
15289 Staff Sergeant H R M Rodman
2660 Private E W Rogers
12402 Staff Sergeant T E Rondell
3106 Private F Rose
19028 Private W Russell
11582 Sgt-Major J Ryan
3132 Private P G Sayer
3233 Private I Scarisbrick
15904 Private Arthur Seeley, 4th Field Ambulance
8175 Private M Shaw
17540 Private W Shergold
16852 Sergeant G I Short
1861 Corporal J E R Simmons
18957 Sergeant A C Smith
9274 Private B Smith
6441 Private E Smith
18418 Staff Sergeant G Smith
668 Private J Smith
3141 Private J Smith
3208 Private W Smith
19895 Sergeant W Smith
3882 Private F Spencer
6972 Private W R Stanley
6381 Private J Steele
2436 Private Charles H Stockbridge, 4th Field Ambulance
11627 Staff Sergeant H Stocker
7505 Private W C H Stroud
5611 Corporal E A Swatton
6727 Private R L Symonds
19023 Sergeant A Tarbet
1377 Private G Taylor
3217 Private H Taylor
3577 Private J B Taylor
5271 Private S J H Taylor
7587 Private E A Theobald
7652 Private A Thomson
17965 Sergeant T J J Thomson
6854 Private R W Thornton
18604 Staff Sergeant W Tindall
2701 Private D Tormey
3185 Private J Toussaint
2797 Private E G Towells
7251 Private A Trickett
3125 Private A J Trimby
13056 Private A Turner
3025 Private W Tyson
7602 Private W Vaughan
15643 Private T Vesey
14561 Private F A Vowles
6575 Private W H Wallis
3478 Private H Walsh
7955 Private J Walsh
509 Private M T Walsh
14582 Private G Ward
6878 Private J Ward
4116 Private E C Warner
17492 Private S Warrington
168 Private T Watkins
5481 Private J C Watts
11424 Sergeant E Weavis
6410 Private E Wells
1325 Private Charles W Westlake, 4th Field Ambulance
15716 Private J Whiffin
15995 Private J Whittaker
701 Private A B Wilkins
699 Private A S Wilkins
20703 Private W Wilkins
178 Corporal A E A Wilkinson
3148 Private C A Williams
5912 Private R Williams
5912 Pte Robert Williams
534 Private W Williams
2019 Private S J Williamson
3145 Private C W M Wills
50 Lance-Corporal H Wilson
19453 Sergeant A C Wingate
1 Private F S Wood
922 Private C Woods
6586 Private T H Woods
1111 Private William D Worrad, 4th Field Ambulance
14843 Private T G Wort

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7 May 2016

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders - PoW Other Ranks 1914





The following list of 166 NCOs and men from the 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders has been transcribed mostly from the Imperial War Museum's collection, specifically items B.O. 2 1/87, B.O. 2 1/88 and B.O. 2 1/89. The last three names on this list are from a Times newspaper's list of repatriated prisoners of war. My full transcription of these names (not reproduced here) also contains home addresses and dates of capture for most of the men.

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6464 Private J Bannatyne
5662 Private W Beattie
8922 Corporal A Bell
6471 Corporal J Boath
4968 Lance-Corporal W Bond
8931 Sergeant A Boyd
6100 Corporal J Brown
7842 Private A Burgess
6487 Private D Buttles
6968 Private A Cameron
9515 Private W Campbell
6786 Private C Chapman
4842 Corporal J Chapman
5674 Private R Clare
7103 Private D Clark
3/5781 Corporal A Cochrane
9302 Lance-Corporal W Cochrane
4892 Private J Colquhoun
7285 Corporal R Cosgrove
9186 Private P Costello
5950 Private R Cross
5508 Lance-Corporal G Darling
5445 Private J Dickson
7505 Corporal J Dornan
6460 Private M Dougall
7336 Corporal J Eadie
4582 Private J Farquharson
3/5618 Private F Ferguson
3/5962 Private D Finlayson
4991 Private G Forrest
8749 Sergeant R Forrest
5409 Private J Fraser
7079 Private A Fyfe
6418 Private A Gauld
5769 Private J Gault
5382 Private H Gilpin
5228 Private W Gollan
4996 Private W Grant
6539 Private James Gray DCM
4798 Private A Gray
9532 Private G Greig
8350 Private W Haig
8857 Private H Hamilton
6128 Private W Hamilton
7671 Piper A Henderson
6640 Private J High
4907 Private F Hillier
8254 Private C Jacobs
7614 Private J Jamieson
4616 Private S Jeffrey
8495 Private A Johnstone
9229 Private D Johnstone
7664 Corporal J Kane
6070 Private J Kelly
7023 Private James Kerr
6056 Private F Kidd
4941 Private J Laidlaw
4510 Corporal J Laing
5120 Private C Lamond
5579 Private R Law
4391 Private G Lloyd
8699 Bandsman R G Lovett
5176 Corporal A Macdonald
5238 Corporal A Macdonald
7376 Sergeant C Macdonald
5155 Private M Macdonald
9068 Corporal J Mackie
8758 Corporal T Mackinlay
3/5642 Private A MacKinnon
3/5584 Private D MacKinnon
3/5583 Private M MacKinnon
3/5676 Private J MacLean
4785 Piper D Macleod
3/5039 Private M MacLeod
5318 Private D MacMillan
5041 Private D MacSween
7693 Private J Martin
6543 Private P McAndrew
5706 Corporal McBain
5497 Private D McCormack
5600 Corporal J McCue
5238 Corporal A McDonald
3/5176 Corporal A McDonald
7376 CQMS C McDonald
3/5155 Private M McDonald
5230 Private J McGhee
4549 Private H McGovern
8110 Private W McGrath
3/5259 Private A McInnes
7198 Private R McKee
7038 Private A McKenzie
8758 Corporal T McKinlay
5843 Private C McKinnon
4605 Private A McLean
3/5453 Private R McLellan
5846 Private J McLelland
6656 CQMS H McLennan
4785 Private D McLeod
5263 Private A McManus
5318 Private D McMillan
7284 Corporal A McPherson
9375 Private D McPhillips
5689 Private A McQuarrie
3/5462 Private N McQuien
5041 Private D McSween
5354 Private A McVicar
9447 Private R Miller
8412 Private T Moffat
3/5074 Private J Mooney
3/5291 Private A Morrison
7067 Private F Morrison
3/5128 Private J Morrison
7188 Private R Munro
9585 Private J Nicholson
6810 Private W Ogg
7140 Private W Paterson
6389 Private B Perkins
6199 Private W Quinn
8794 Private J Rankin
7152 Private J Rankine
4615 Corporal J Reid
5945 Private J Reid
6847 Corporal J Reid
4615 Lance-Corporal J Reid
5945 Private J Reid
6847 Corporal J Reid
7654 Private R Ritchie
5421 Corporal G Robertson
5833 Private J Robertson
4602 Corporal T Romanes
8978 Corporal R Rough
3/5679 Private A Salmean
4574 Private C Sayers
7608 Private G Scott
9161 Private R Scott
4720 Private C Severn
7494 Private P Shand
5572 Corporal A Simpson
5859 Sergeant C Skeet
4558 Private C Smith
6732 Private J Smyth
5180 Lance-Corporal P Sneddon
6739 Private R Stenhouse
5701 Private G Stewart
6732 Private J Stewart
7207 Private W Struth
5725 Private T Taylor
7527 Corporal W Taylor
6575 Private G Thomson
4832 Private R Thornton
5642 Private W Turner
9526 Private R Walker
8884 Corporal W Walker
6173 Private T Wason
6735 Private A Williamson
3/2855 Sergeant A Wilson
5799 Private B Wilson
6535 Private J Wilson
5586 Private W Wilson
6944 Private W Winton
6032 Private J Wyllie
4657 Private S York
5272 Private A Young
5073 Pte Charles Campbell
6460 Pte Matthew Dougall
6916 Pte John Phillips


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