HACKWELL, William H. 1287. Private 12th London Regiment, Private KEH 1271, Acting Corporal 12th London Regiment
HACKWORTH, Raymond. 676. Shoeing Smith. Private. Entered France 22/04/1915 and discharged 14/04/1919. Born in June 1887 in Haswell, County Durham, England and died in Roodepoort, Transvaal, South Africa (where after being employed as a miner, he owned a hotel) in July 1948. Entitled to 1914/15 Star Medal trio. British War Medal and Victory Medal sold on eBay UK and photograph of medals available.
HADDIN, John (Jack) Stanley. 1224. Serjeant. Born in Albion Park, New South Wales, Australia on 10/07/1894 the son of James Fleming Haddin and Sophie Mary King. Discharged 4/11/1919. Married Stella Hilditch Mayne on 28/02/1921 at Tamworth, New South Wales. Died in St. Leonards, Sydney, New South Wales in 1967. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal. Shown in photograph of Australians in the 4th Troop of the Reserve Squadron at the Curragh in 1915 (Figure 28).
HADLEY, Richard K. 843. Private. Enlisted in the KEH having sailed to London from Shanghai where he was serving with the Shanghai Municipal Police on board the SS Suwa Maru on 16/10/1914. Entered France 17/06/1915. Discharged 31/05/1919. Born 12/09/1897 in Amoy, China and lived in Scotland in 1901 and in Argentina and Uraguay post-war. Died 30/05/1936 in Purley, Surrey, England. Portrait photograph in uniform available.
HAGGER, Robert Lawrence. Private. King's Colonials for a year and 68 days prior to 1910. Enlisted in Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) 27/02/1917 as Private 18111 in the Army Medical Corps and was discharged 21/10/1919. Next of kin on AIF enlistment papers given as his wife Leonora G. Matilda Young who lived in Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia having emigrated in 1910. Born in March 1885 in Royston, Cambridgeshire, England and died in Sydney in 1978.
HAINSSELIN, Adrian H. T. 1501. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39942
HAINSWORTH, Wright. 1635. Private, Private Tank Corps 302830
HALE, William. 1294. Private. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 15/03/1918 then Lieutenant, Labour Corps. Left Trinidad for UK 18/10/1915 with 1st Caribbean Merchant and Planters Contingent. Awarded Member of the British Empire medal.
HALFORD, James E. 938 Private
HALL, Arthur J. 881. Private
HALL, Basil R. 1274. Private, Private Labour Corps 329911
HALL, Edward B. D. 908. Private, Signaler Royal Field Artillery 291069
HALL, James H. 1476. Private
HALL, Richard. 1030. Private, Warrant Officer Class 2 Tank Corps 11193
HALL, William. 1730. Private
HALLIFAX, Eric P. 334. Private, Private Royal Engineers 94093
HALLORAN, Maurice George Campbell. 923. Acting Serjeant Machine Gun Corps 73576, Second Lieutenant Labour Corps
HALLOWES, George S. 1220. Private KEH 1220. Entered France 5/05/1915. Commissioned 2KEH 1/10/1915.
HAM, Frank Livingstone. Commissioned 22/07/1915. Born in St Kilda, Melbourne, Vctoria, Australia on 25/05/1878 the son of The Honourable Cornelius Job Ham and Hattie White Latham. Attended Geelong Grammar School and death reported in 'The Corian' School magazine May 1916. Died suddenly in service 13/02/16 of acute laryngitis reported dead in his quarters by Lieutenant Alan W. Lade. Full military funeral. Buried in CURRAGH MILITARY CEMETERY, IRELAND. Commemorated on the Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll.
HAM, Winston. 1178. Acting Corporal KEH. Mentioned in Despatches as a Lance-Corporal.
HAMEL-SMITH, Eugene Sidney. Private. Left Trinidad for UK 3/10/1917 with 10th Caribbean Merchants and Planters Contingent. Brothers Lionel Hamel-Smith, 14th Contingent served with King's Royal Rifles and Arnold Harcourt Hamel-Smith, 1st Contingent served as a Second Lieutenant 5th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment before transferring to the RAF. Eugene died in Trinidad.
HAMILTON, George. Honourable. Captain commanded 2nd Troop 'B' Squadron (British American) King's Colonials in 1903 and then as a Major from 22/01/1906 commanded 'C' Squadron (British American). Commanded KEH contingent on Coronation Day 1911 and awarded 1911 Coronation Medal. Lieutenant Colonel Hamilton first conceived of the formation of the King’s Colonials and joined upon its formation in 1901 and although having retired in 1912, he served extra-regimentally during the Great War (Photograph shown in Figures 1 and 4 and portrait photograph Figure 71).
HAMMOND, Herbert G. 1469. Private
HAMMOND, Leslie. 1239. Private
HAMPTON, Herbert Brooke. 180. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39970, Private Machine Gun Corps 140856, Private Tank Corps 302946
HANCOCK, Albert Leslie. 1191. Private, Second Lieutenant 7th London Regiment
HANDFORD, J. R. Second Lieutenant, 3rd Troop 'C' Squadron KEH in Aug 1914. Entered France 13/04/1915. Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment later Captain. From New Zealand and studied at Queen's College, Cambridge University noted in The Dial No. 22, 1915. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.
HANNA, Thomas. 761. Private
HANNAH, William. 1529. Private
HANNAY, James. 578. Private KEH. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps 27/03/1917. Wounded. Awarded Military Cross 18/03/1918. Prisoner of War 16/04/1918 and repatriated Dec 1918. From New Zealand and Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.
HANRAHAN, Eugene R. 1331. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40571
HARDEN, Horace. 1319. Private, Private Machine Gun Corps 157198, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40570
HARDIE, John Jackson. 1340. Private, Private Liverpool Regiment 85721, Second Lieutenant Indian Army
HARDIMAN, Ernest. 1628. Private, Private Tank Corps 302856, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 40120
HARRAWAY, Douglas. Private, Private Lincolnshire Regiment
HARDY, Valentine I. 1579. Private, Acting Corporal Tank Corps 112042
HARE, Percy Richard. Lieutenant in 1902 and commanded 2nd Troop (African) 'D' Squadron (British African) as Captain 3/07/1905. Photograph see Figure 4.
HARE, Ralph R. W. 60. Serjeant
HARES, Richard. 663. Private
HARGREAVES, Thomas. 1771. Private
HARLE, Edwin. 822. Private, Royal Air Force 14092
HARLEY, Tom A. 1521. Acting Serjeant. Awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre as a Lance Corporal KEH.
HARPER, Charles G. 1283. Private, Private Tank Corp 112192, Private Royal Munster Fusiliers, Second Lieutenant attached Royal Air Force
HARRAWAY, Douglas. KEH, Lincolnshire Regiment
HARRIGIN, Sidney G. 1674. Private
HARRINGTON, L. 280. Serjeant Trumpeter. Awarded the Special Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct medal April 1917.
HARRIS, Ernest. 1411. Acting Corporal
HARRIS, Hubert Lacell. 133. Private KEH. Acting Company Serjeant Major Royal Engineers. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant Northumberland Fusiliers 29/05/1917. Royal Field Artillery. Lieutenant . He was born at Leichardt, Sydney in 1866 and educated at James-street School and Perth Technical. He was married to Marjorie Arrow, daughter of Lena and the late James Arrow, on the 27/03/1915. He was mobilised with the KEH in England in August, 1914, and proceeded to France as a Private on the 21/04/1915. In December, 1916, he returned to England and went through a Cadet School, and was later posted to No. 17 Officer Cadet Battalion, and three months later was gazetted to the Northumberland Fusiliers as a Second Lieutenant. From the 4/10/1917 until the 6/12/1917 he passed through the Army Signal School at Dunstable, obtaining Officer Instructor' s Certificate. He was then drafted to France, and posted to the 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, but on the 6/07/1918, returned to England to go through six months signal course at Hayne Park, Signal Depot, Bedford. Later he was transferred to the Royal Engineers Signal Section. He was gazetted Lieutenant on the 30/11/1918, and discharged on the 15/02/1919. He left Newcastle-on-Tyne for Australia in May, 1919. Settled in Claremont, Western Australia and died in 1967. His brother Lieutenant Ernest William Harris born in 1889 in New South Wales was KIA on 5/5/1917 at Bullecourt, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France with the 3rd Australian Machine Gun Corps.
HARRIS, Robert C. 619. Private
HARRIS, Sydney Herbert Bywater. Serjeant. ‘B’ Squadron (British American). Born in London 15 June 1881,spent his early life in Canada and died in Bath in September 1960. Served in King's Colonials and then KEH before being commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Flying Corps 9/03/1915. Promoted to Lieutenant 29/06/1915 and served in 14 and 23 Squadrons. Photograph of Serjeant Harris, King Edward's Horse wearing Service Dress uniform circa 1914 (Carole McEntee-Taylor. From Colonial Warrior to Western Front Flyer: The Five Wars of Sydney Herbert Bywater Harris. London: Pen and Sword, 2015).
HARRISON, Charles Fancourt. Sergeant. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 1st Troop, 'C' Squadron KEH 2/07/1915 on Probation. Commissioned as a Lieutenant 10/06/1916 and by 1918 Captain and Adjutant 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Awarded Military Cross. Captain Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry then Major in WW2. Son of Charles Fletcher Harrison and grandson of Archedeacon Fancourt, Wellington, New Zealand. Born in Wanganui, New Zealand and studied at Cambridge University and likely to have served with the University Troop of KEH pre-war. Married Gertrude Alice Pryor on 5/12/1918. Died in 1964 in Cheshire, England. Commemorated on the Wanganui Collegiate School Roll of Honour and Auckland Online Cenotaph.
HARRISON, Charles G. 414. Serjeant KEH. Entered France 21/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Somerset Light Infantry 26/03/1918. Identity bracelet named to him in the Somerset Light Infantry sold at auction in 2020.
HARRISON, James A. 770. Private
HARRISON, Michael. Private. Dragoon Guards GS/21389, Private KEH D/16695, Private Corps of Dragoons
HARRISON, William Henry Hillman. 1016. Private, Lieutenant Essex Regiment then Nigeria Regiment
HARTLE, Albert D. 2008. Private 6th Dragoon Guards? 13412, Private KEH
HARVEY, Douglas. 1694. Private. Enlisted 15/11/1916 and discharged 23/11/1918. Reported missing at Defence of Vieille Chapelle and likely to have been wounded there and awarded Silver War Badge 65211. Born 1896.
HARVEY, L. Y. 136. Private, Military Mounted Police P/12031
HARVEY, William Charles Phillips. Lieutenant. Served in pre-war KEH. Promoted from Second Lieutenant to Lieutenant in 11/06/1913. Seconded to the Colonial Office 24/08/1914. Born in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia in 1881 and died in 1961 in Victoria.
HASWELL, James O. 702. Private
HATHORN, Walter Blaickie. Lance Corporal KEH, Second Lieutenant 6th Dragoon Guards then Lieutenant 3rd Dragoon Guards. Entered France 18/05/1915. Mentioned in Despatches 20/12/1918. Applied for medals from an address in Natal, South Africa in 1923. Born 10/02/1893 in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and died 24/10/1941 whilst on leave in WW2 as a Captain in the Royal Natal Carabineers. Brother Charles Nicholls Hathorn was KIA at Gallipoli 9/08/1914 as a Second Lieutenant, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
HATT, Ernest Leslie. Private. Left Trinidad for UK 20/03/1918 with the 15th Caribbean Merchants and Planters Contingent. Served in Dublin.
HATTON, Edgar W. 2226. Sapper Royal Engineers 342290, Sapper KEH. Victory medal auctioned in 2019 named to Sapper E. W. Hatton, Royal Engineers.
HATTON, Ernest Robert. L-13242. Regimental Serjeant Major KEH. Mentioned in Despatches.
HATTON, Percy E. 23. Private, Serjeant Tank Corps 112006
HAVELOCK-SUTTON, George Henry. Second Lieutenant KEH, Captain Royal Air Force. Awarded the Military Cross as a Lieutenant. Lieutenant in KEH in 1915 see Figure 19.
HAWKES, Ernest W. 1199. Private
HAWKINS, Thomas. 1219. Lance Corporal. Enlisted 11/08/1915 and wounded at Defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918 and discharged 11/09/1918. Awarded Silver War Badge 16881. Born 31/03/1895 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Served in WW2 with the Australian Salvage Section 1941-44. Died in Brisbane on 19/06/1953. Shown in photograph of Australians in the 4th Troop of the Reserve Squadron at the Curragh in 1915 (Figure 28).
HAWTON, Robert Bond. Private. Anglo-Argentinian railway staff.
HAY, Andrew S. 1019. Private
HAY, Robert C. B. 1952. Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery
HAYHOW, William (Bill). 914. Serjeant 1st Troop 'A' Squadron. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff. Entered France 17/06/1916 and discharged 4/04/1919. Awarded Military Medal.
HAYNES, Douglas. 1973. Private
HAYTER, Charles. 1231. Private, Private Gold Coast Regiment
HAYTER, Frank Goodenough. 607. Private KEH. Second Lieutenant 5/07/1916 then Lieutenant 4th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Entered France 22/04/1915. Article in the 'Temuka Leader' newspaper 17/05/1917 states that he was wounded fighting in the Balkans campaign in December 1916 and is in a London hospital and has had an operation to remove a bullet. Born in Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand on 4/04/1887. Son of Francis & Eugenie Elizabeth (nee HUDDLESTON) HAYTER, of Rollesby Station, Burkes Pass, Fairlie. Brother Cyril HAYTER born 4/02/1891 - KIA 28/08/1915 as a Lieutenant 7/63 in the Canterbury Mounted Rifles, Mentioned in Despatches and is buried in the Hill 60 Cemetery at Gallipoli. His brother Chilton Goodenough HAYTER born 1/02/1889 - Died 14/12/1967 also served in WWI as a Major 7/1167, awarded Military Cross and Mentioned in Despatches also in the Canterbury Mounted Rifles. Late father was Captain HAYTER, naval officer. 17 October 1918 he married Muriel MORTIMER-SCOTT, at St Mary Abbot's Church, Kensington, London, England. At this time he was Lieutenant. On active service from beginning of the war & considerable service practically throughout the war. His only child, Joyce, was born in 1919 in England. April 1920 returning to New Zealand. Discharged January 1920. Died in Devon, UK 12/12/1941.
HEALY, Lawrence. 1512. Private, Acting Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61190
HEAMAN, William H. 1368. Private
HEARSEY, George W. 496. Private, Army Service Corps M/41071
HEATH, Edward Hugh. Lieutenant
HEATH, Edgar W. 1514. Private
HEATH, Gordon H. 1515. Corporal
HEATH, Lindsay Christopher. 880. Serjeant, Captain Northumberland Fusiliers
HEATH, Samuel. 755. Private
HEATLEY, Robert. 1458. Private, Serjeant Lancashire Fusiliers 40566
HEELEY, J. 916. Private, Private Military Mounted Police P/5567
HEELEY, Joseph Encelle. 968. Private KIA 24/06/15 with 'A' Squadron when they fought with their first action at Messines in June 1915 defending their trench from a German attack. Private Heeley became the first casualty of the KEH. Son of Joseph and Emerald Heeley of 44 Downing Street, Everton, Liverpool. Buried in MAPLE LEAF CEMETERY, BELGIUM. Died aged 27 and commemorated on Liverpool Town Hall Roll of Honour. Entitled to 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory medal.
HEGARTY, Cecil J. 2085. Private. Enlisted 6/11/1917 and discharged 4/09/1918. Awarded Silver War Badge 520608 and did not serve overseas. Born 1891.
HELLABY, Frederick Allen. Private KEH. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment 1914 From Officers Training Battalion. Entered France 18/12/1914. Mentioned in Despatches 1/1/1916. Lieutenant 3RD (AUCKLAND) REGIMENT (COUNTESS OF RANFURLY'S OWN) NZEF 1917. Also noted a Captain later Major Frederick Allan Hellaby awarded Military Cross with the Auckland Machine Gun Corps. From Auckland, New Zealand one of four brothers.
HELLABY, John. Private KEH. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant Royal Horse Artillery, 2nd Indian Cavalry Division 27/02/1915 later Lieutenant. Mentioned in Despatches. Noted in 'The Wellingtonian' 1919, Wellington College, New Zealand. Photograph from the Auckland Weekly News 11/02/1915. From left to right: Richard Sydney Hellaby, G. M. Nicol, John Hellaby and Wilmot Ching, King Edward's Horse.
HELLABY, Richard Sydney. Private KEH. 'B' Squadron. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 129th Battery, Royal Field Artillery 27/02/1915. Entered France 14/11/1915. Promoted to Temporary Captain 15/04/1916 later Captain. Mentioned in Despatches 23/12/1918. Born in 1887. Son of Richard Hellaby (1849-1902) and Amy Maria (nee Briscoe) (1864-1955). Richard was the founder with his brother William, of R. & W. Hellaby’s, the great New Zealand meat processors. When war broke out in 1914 all the young Hellaby men joined the army. Amy Hellaby sold Bramcote and took her two younger unmarried daughters to London for three years, buying a house in Bayswater to provide a home for the men when they were on leave. Educated at Wellington College. Civilian occupation as an artist. Living in Auckland in 1951 and died in 1971 in Cape Town, South Africa. Noted in a 'Hail to the Hellabys' article in the 'Fielding Star' newspaper in Auckland 7/09/1915 as one of four brothers all serving as Commissioned Officers. Lieutenant J. Arthur B. Hellaby serving with the Royal Engineers. Richard first took up art seriously when he joined the Lambeth School of Art, London. Later he studied at the Julian Academy and the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. After serving in the war he exhibited at the Royal Academy. In 1923-24 he visited New Zealand and the South Sea Islands, exhibiting and studying, and on his return to England he held a one-man exhibition of the work he had done on his tour. He has exhibited extensively in England and France. Commemorated on Auckland Online Cenotaph.
HELLMAN, Arthur L. 1936. Private. Served in the Australian Imperial Force as a Driver 62 in the 1st Divisional Signal Company from 17/08/1914 until discharged on medical grounds on 20/04/1916. Supported troop landings at Gallipoli and return of wounded to Mudros, did not go ashore but was shelled. Applied for Gallipoli medallion. Served with South African Expeditionary Force from 17/10/1916 until Oct/1917. Discharged in England he then joined KEH and served in France until discharged 9/05/1919. He then served with the Malay States Volunteer Regiment from 1920-32 being commissioned as a Captain in 1928. Further served in WW2 1940-43 as a Warrant Officer Class 2 NX14481 seeing action at Tobruk with 2/17th Battalion, Signal Section where he was wounded. He was born on 4/07/1892 in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and married in 1945 in Katoomba, New South Wales. He died on 11/08/1976 in Sydney.
HELM, Cecil Von Puttkamer. 1255. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40569, Second Lieutenant London Regiment
HELME, John. Corporal/Gym Instructor
HEMMINGS, Joseph E. 1612. Private
HEMPHILL, Edmund. 1140. Private, Private Labour Corps 416781
HENDERSON, Bertram H. 1793. Private, Private Liverpool Regiment 85717
HENDERSON, Charles. 808. Serjeant
HENDERSON, Donald. 2655. Private, Private Tank Corps 42151
HENDERSON, Thomas. 697. Private, Private Corps of Lancers L/18743
HENDERSON, W. S. Surgeon-Lieutenant (M.D.) in King's Colonials noted on 1/04/1908 in the London Gazette. Major in KEH see Figure 19.
HENDY, Ronald A. 606. Private, Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment
HENRY, Charles. 1193. Serjeant, Serjeant Labour Corps 511865
HEPSWORTH Douglas R. Private, Private Company of Dragoons D/13415
HEPWORTH, Percival Glover. 696. Private, Lieutenant Gloucestershire Regiment, Lieutenant Royal Welsh Fusiliers
HERALD, Walter R. 1686. Private
HERAPATH, Basil Arthur Conrad. 371. Serjeant. Entered France 2/06/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant KEH 24/09/1917, promoted to Lieutenant. Born 6/11/1886 in New Zealand. Second Lieutenant in photograph at Marlborough Barracks, Dublin 1918 see Figure 33. Died in Sep 1937 in Wellington, New Zealand. One of three Herapath brothers from Auckland, New Zealand who served in the KEH, all sons of Samuel March and Clara Herapath. Commemorated on Auckland Online Cenotaph.
HERAPATH, Cyril Alexander. 94. Private. Born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1891. Served in KEH 1/11/1910 to 28/02/1913. Re-enlisted 1/03/1913 in Colchester, promoted to Corporal 31/01/1914, Sergeant 30/11/1914 and discharged 31/11/1915. Studied at Queen's College, Cambridge University (The Dial No. 22, 1915) likely to have been in University Troop. Died in Oxford in 1952. One of three Herapath brothers from Auckland, New Zealand who served in the KEH, all sons of Samuel March and Clara Herapath.
HERAPATH, H. L. Private. KEH. 'D' Squadron. One of three Herapath brothers from Auckland, New Zealand who served in the KEH, all sons of Samuel March and Clara Herapath. Immigration records show a H. C. C. Herapath aged 24 arrived in England in 1912 from New Zealand and likely to be same person.
HERBERT, Arthur. 1129. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40573
HERBERT, Reginald.1508. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40567
HERMON, Edward William. Junior Major in the KEH in 1910 late 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars, commanded the Oxford and Cambridge Squadron, then 'C' Squadron and Mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette Supplement 16/06/1916). He then transferred in June 1916 to become Lieutenant Colonel 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was KIA 09/04/17 aged 38 leading an attack at Arras having been shot through the heart. In total, he was mentioned in despatches three times, and posthumously awarded the DSO. Born Preston, Lancashire 10/061878. Went to Christ College Oxford in 1898. At the outbreak of the Boer War he joined the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment. On 9/05/1900 he was gazetted to be a Second Lieutenant in the 7th Hussars. In 1904, he married his first cousin, Ethel. Their fathers were brothers and were both in the cotton spinning and manufacturing business. Their eldest child, Betty, was born in the Transvaal in 1906. At the time of the birth of their eldest son Robert Arthur, the following year, they were living in Norwich. Mary was born in Farnborough in 1909. Olga in 1911, and Kenneth in 1915, were born at Brook Hill House, Cowfold, Horsham. Sussex. Throughout these years, it seems that Edward remained on the Army Retired list and had no formal occupation. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney A. Hermon of The White House, Balcombe, Sussex; husband of Ethel Hermon, of Brook Hill House, Cowfold, Sussex. Buried in ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE. Name commemorated on Balcombe Victory Hall And Frescoes, West Sussex; Christ Church College, Oxford and St Peters Church, Cowford, West Sussex, UK. Wrote 'For love and courage: the letters of Lieutenant Colonel E.W. Hermon from the Western Front 1914-1917'. Major in 1915.
HERRERA, Lionel Ralph Martin. 949. Private KEH. Entered France 1/06/1915 and served with them until 30/03/1917. Private 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers 59126 from 12/10/1917 until 14/10/1917 then 24th Battalion 15/10/1917 until discharge on 21/03/1919. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad on 30/01/1897 and left Trinidad for UK before 18/10/1915. Living in Trinidad in 1946. Died 28/06/1977 in Perth, Western Australia. Photograph available on www.kingedwardshorse.net
HERRIDGE, Lionel Hugh James. 81. Lance Corporal, Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers, Lieutenant Royal Engineers Inland Waterways and Docks
HERRING, Ned. KEH. Living in Australia in 1965.
HESP, George. Private. Born 8/02/1865 in West Heslerton, Yorkshire, England and died 29/09/1953 in Gordonvale, Queensland, Australia.
HICKS, Arthur. 1012. Private
HICKS, Charles Albert. 1078. Private. 'A' Squadron. Returned from Argentina to enlist. Entered France 28/07/1915. Active as a sniper at La Bourse 18/03/1916. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 12th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 29/05/1917 then 6th Battalion. KIA 3/10/1918 at St Quentin. Buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery, Picardie, France. Born in Manchester, England in 1890.
HIDES, E. C. Quarter Master, Lieutenant, King's Colonials in 1902
HIGGS, John A. W. Private. Dragoons D/17124, Private KEH, Private Company of Dragoons
HILL, Archibald Douglas. 1908. Private
HILL, Cecil Henry. Second Lieutenant King's Colonials in 1905. Joined King's Colonials 24/10/1903 as Second Lieutenant.
HILL, Claude. 1067. Private
HILL, Douglas Arthur Percy. 762. Private
HILL, John C. 1703. Private
HILL, John Dixon. 150. Private
HILL, Leonard R. 1692. Private, Private Tank Corps 302778, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39944, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40568
HILL, Norman Gray. 147. Serjeant, Lieutenant 3rd/1st Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry 5/12/1916.
HILL, Sidney George. Lieutenant King's African Rifles, Lieutenant KEH
HILLIER, Edward T. 658. Private, Private Labour Corps 62997. A New Zealander and friend of Serjeant Herbert Mackintosh, King's Colonials which may infer he to served in the King's Colonials prior to service in the KEH.
HILL-LOWE, Arthur Noel Vernon. Malay States Volunteer Rifles, KEH, Second Lieutenant then Lieutenant North Irish Horse
HINCKESMAN, Richard B. (Percy). 497. Private, KIA 20/10/1915 aged 28. Son of the late T. B. and G. M. Hinckesman of Tan-Y-Graig, Trinity Road, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire. LOUVENCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE.
HINDLE, Harold Burr. Private KEH. From Auckland New Zealand. Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery, Lieutenant Royal Horse Artillery, Staff Captain (photograph), Captain 'G' Battery Royal Horse Artillery. Educated in Auckland until 1912 and afterwards at Cambridge, was in camp with KEH when war broke out. He was given a commission in the Royal Field Artillery as early as December, 1914, and went over to France two months later. The following September he was wounded at Loos, but returned to France, after six months, with a howitzer brigade. He subsequently received two appointments as officer orderly, and in October went to England on short leave. His health giving way he was unable to get back, and during March of last year was appointed instructor in a cadet school at Bournemouth. In six months' time the school closed and he rejoined the Royal Horse Artillery. He was killed on March 29th, 1918 with 'G' Battery. He was in the School XV for three years in succession (In Memoriam, 1914-1918). Name commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France and Auckland On Line Cenotaph.
HINDLESMITH, Arthur. 563. Private. Enlisted KEH 12/08/1914 and promoted to Serjeant 1/04/1916. Entered France 22/04/1915. Posted to No. 7 Officers Cadet Battalion 9/03/1917 and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 29/05/1917 in the 3rd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Transferred as a Second Lieutenant 2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment 28046, New Zealand Expeditionary Force on 6/05/1918. Born to Edmund and Florence Hindlesmith on 27/07/1889 in Dunedin, New Zealand where he spent 14 years prior to emigrating to London. Married Doris Beard in Hornsey, North London on 6 June 1918 and left for the front the next day. Wounded 29/09/1918 with gun shot wound to head and Died of Wounds on 1/10/1918. Buried in Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph with detailed records of service available.
HIRD, John Butler. 2079. Saddler Lance Corporal
HIRST, William A. 1274. Private
HOBBS, Charles R. Private KEH. Driver then Gunner Royal Field Artillery 47237 and entered France 19/09/1915. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 84th Brigade RFA in 1915 later Captain. Born in Hastings the son of Reverend J. Hobbs and lived in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Died in 1966 in Bristol, UK. Student at Cambridge University. Noted as having served with KEH prior to RFA in wedding notice as best man at the wedding of Second Lieutenant Kenneth W. Pain 1915 also ex-KEH and RFA. Portrait photograph in RFA (IWM HU 115689) available.
HOBBS, Frederick Finnian Baden. 234. Private. Born in Mauritius in 1893. Served pre-WW1 KEH 4/12/1912 to 28/02/1913. Re-enlisted 1/03/1913 and discharged 8//08/1914 on medical grounds. He was a medical student.
HODDINOTT, Richard James. 796. Private. 'B' Squadron. Enlisted 4/12/1914 and discharged 12/10/1917 aged 34 after contracting trench fever. Awarded Silver War Badge 265843 and served overseas. Born in Frome, Somerset, England and enlisted from Argentina.
HODGKINSON, Sidney H. 1741. Private
HODSON, Donald A. P. Private, Private Company of Dragoons D/17134
HODSON, Geoffrey Norman. 1328. Private 'B' Squadron KIA 07/10/17 aged 23. Son of Albin and Isabella Hodson of Gowerlands, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. Buried in MINTY FARM CEMETERY, BELGIUM.
HOEY, John R. 36. Private
HOFFE, John E. 1205. Corporal
HOLLAND, Harold A. 2227. Private Royal Fusiliers 59053, Private KEH, Private East Surrey Regiment 26238, Private London Regiment 718466
HOLLAND, John Dixon. 550. Private, Second Lieutenant Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 550
HOLLAND, Michael James. Captain, Honorary Major East Africa Political Department. Lieutenant in 1915 see Figure 19.
HOLLAND, Thomas W. 1354.
HOLLIMAN, John. 1972. Private County of London Yeomanry 1954, Private Tank Corps 112086 ,Private Manchester Regiment 4266, Private KEH 1972
HOLLINGDALE, E. T. Staff Lieutenant, Lieutenant Reserve Regiment of Cavalry
HOLMDEN, Edgar C. (Ned). 1501. Private. From South Africa. Served in half section with Bill Wilson and Arthur C. Hull at Defence of Les Huits Maison 04/1918.
HOLMES, Ernest. Acting Serjeant Dragoon Guards D/17005, Acting Serjeant KEH D/17005, Acting Serjeant Corps of Dragoons D/17005
HOLMES, William. 1321. Sapper, Serjeant Tank Corps 302858, Serjeant Northumberland Fusiliers 61304
HOLTUM, Robert W. Private. Anglo-Argentinian railway staff.
HOMANN, Leslie R. 1402. Private, Acting Serjeant Tank Corps 69846
HOMER, Frederick. 502. Private. Enlisted 12/08/1914 and discharged 11/03/1915 due to being medically unfit.
HONIWELL, Edwin C. 1696 Private, Northumberland Fusiliers 61277, Private Tank Corps 302828
HOOK, Charles. 1126. Private, Serjeant Tank Corps 302828, Serjeant Northumberland Fusiliers 61232
HOOPER, S. Private in Reserve Regiment 1918, photograph on kingedwardshorse.net
HOPE, Duncan. 1217. Private
HOPE, Roland Wallace (Rowlie). 1048. Lieutenant. Enlisted 21/04/1915 and entered France 2/06/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 10/07/1915. On 5/10/1915 went back to Hare Park Camp, The Curragh, County Kildare, Ireland for further training until late in 1916. Severely wounded neck and shoulder with gunshot wounds 9/04/1918 at Defence of Vieille Chapelle and admitted 14th General Hospital, Wimereux. Promoted to Lieutenant in 1919. Born 2/01/1896 the son of George Hope and Agnes Gray nee Wallace of ‘Gnotuk’, Camperdown and died 9/11/1970. Educated at Camperdown Grammar School and Geelong College. Lived in Geelong, Victoria, Australia post-war and served as a Lieutenant Colonel 6th Battalion, Volunteer Defence Corps in WW2. Captain in photograph taken at Marlborough Barracks, Dublin in 1918 see Figure 33.
HOPE, W. R. 1703. Private.
HOPKINS, Frank Mitchell. 230. Private. King's Colonials. Born in Hanwell, Middlesex on 21/12/1879. Employed from 4/12/1894 as a Solicitor’s Clerk at Paddington Station in the service of the Great Western Railway Company, a note against his name in the Railway Employment Records states: ‘Volunteered for South Africa. Absent on leave from 1/01/1900 to 2/12/1900.’ Having earlier joined the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Middlesex Regiment in 1895, he served in South Africa with “A” Company, Infantry Battalion, City Imperial Volunteers during the Boer War, marching the full 1,218 miles covered by the regiment during the war. As the only representative from Hanwell to serve with the City of London Imperial Volunteers, extracts from three letters to his relatives were published in the Ealing Gazette and West Middlesex Observer on 19/05/1900. Hopkins later served with the 4th County of London (King’s Colonials) Imperial Yeomanry and was awarded one of just four Imperial Yeomanry Long Service Good Conduct Medals issued to this unit (Army Order 1905) in Feb 1908. Enlisting in the Royal Flying Corps as an Air Mechanic 2nd Class on 9/03/1917, Hopkins served during the Great War on the Western Front with them and their successor, the Royal Air Force, from 4/04/1917 until 8/03/1919. Promoted Air Mechanic 1st Class on 1/01/1918, he was discharged on 20/04/1920, and died at Boscombe, Bournemouth in 1942. Medals - Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (279 Pte. F. M. Hopkins, C.I.V.); Imperial Yeomanry L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (230 Pte. F. Hopkins. The King’s Colonials I.Y.); British War and Victory Medals (64875. 1.A.M. F. M. Hopkins. R.A.F.). sold at auction by Dix Noonan Webb, UK in Aug 2020. A photograph of his medals is shown under the Introduction & Acknowledgements section of this website.
HOPPER, George H. 2009. Private 2118 on MIC as well.
HORE, Joseph. 1564. Private, Private Tank Corps 112276.
HORN,, K. K. 970. Private, Second Lieutenant then Major Royal Flying Corps, Second Lieutenant Royal Marines.
HORNBLOWER, Austin. 150. Private. Discharged 8/12/1918.
HORNE, William Frederick Warner. 394. Private 'B' Squadron. Commissioned 1/12/18 as Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery.
HOWARD, Edward Percy. Lieutenant.
HOWARD, Frank H. 1041. Serjeant.
HOWARD, Frank M. 1440. Private..
HOWARD, Henry W. 1484. Private
HOWARD, John. Major. Major Howard was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on 17th June 1856 and died in March 1929 in London. He was an original Officer in the King’s Colonials having joined 1/02/1903 after service with the Canadian 66th Regiment. Commanded 'B' Squadron (British American) in 1903. Major Howard reverted to the rank of Captain in 1913 and did not see service in the Great War. He went on to become Agent General of Nova Scotia in 1892 (For photograph see Figure 4 and images of Major Howard's sword are shown in Figures 298-299).
HOWARD, Sydney. 1724. Private 2076 on MIC as well
HOWARD, Walter A. 68. Corporal, Private Royal Berkshire Regiment 39814, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61235, Private Labour Corps 478082
HOWE, Trevor Guy. 2247. Private. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff. Enlisted 6/11/1918 aged 32. Wounded and discharged 6/01/1919. Claimed Silver War Badge 127054.
HUBBARD, Jesse. 1377. Serjeant, Serjeant Northumberland Fusiliers 61282, Tank Corps 302829
HUGHES, Edward R. 1194. Private. Private Liverpool Regiment 88714, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 70471. 10/02/1916 KEH trial hearing noted whilst stationed at the Curragh.
HUGHES, Robert G. 1009. Private. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915 and discharged 22/03/1919.
HULL, Arthur (Shooey) Charles. 1635. Staff Serjeant, Shoeing Smith. 'A' Squadron. Enlisted 26/05/1915, arrived in France in 1917 and discharged 4/09/1918. Wounded by machine gun fire at the Defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/4/1918. Awarded Silver War Badge 18776. Served in a half section with Bill Wilson and Private Edgar (Ned) Holmden, 1501 from South Africa. Prior service with Natal Mounted Rifles. Secretary of the KEH Old Comrades Association in South Africa. Born in South Africa in 1890 and died 16/03/1966 in Durban, South Africa.
HULL, Basil R. 1274. Private, Private Labour Corps 329911
HULL, Herbert. 1441. Private. DOW 10/05/18 aged 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hull; husband of Rosina Hull, of 20 Threadgold Street, North Kensington, London. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE and photograph of headstone shown.
HULL, John A. 1735. Private
HULLEY, Ambrose. Band Master King's Colonials 1903. Charged with being an absentee from Latimer Camp along with other band members (Article in the Orchestral Times, 1903).
HUMPHRYS, Basil Godfrey. 432. Lance Corporal KIA 20/11/1917. Born in Ottawa, Canada. Enlisted London and was living at West Norwood. Entered theatre of war 22/04/15. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, FRANCE and on Original Bank of Liverpool & Martins WW1 Memorial and Service Roll & Canadian Virtual War Memorial.
HUMPHRYS, Stewart Francis. 70. Serjeant, Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers
HUNGERFORD, Mervyn W. 1362. Private, Corporal Tank Corps 302792, Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61203
HUNN, William Hannen. Private. Prior military Service in the Boer War as Trooper 4241, 2nd Brabant's Horse. Born 6/07/1875 in Topsham, Devon, England and died 25/02/1959 in London. Portrait photograph taken at Kilkenny, Ireland in 1916 with Boer War medal ribbon.
HUNNS, A. Reverend, Chaplain in King's Colonials 1902, 1905, KEH 1910
HUNT, Arthur W. 1414. Private, Private Tank Corps 112240. British War Medal in a private collection in 2016.
HUNT, Clarence C. 1544. Private, Royal Defence Corps 91327
HUNT, F. W. J. 2052. Private, Private Sherwood Rangers 76046
HUNT, John A. P. 1519. Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force
HUNT, William. Private, Corps of Dragoons D/10828
HUNTER, Ian B. 2062. Private
HUNTER, Robert Alan Bertram. 831. Private, Lieutenant
HUTCHINGS, Lionel F. 1199. Private, Private Tank Corps 302885, Private Liverpool Regiment 85724
HUTCHINGS, Robert. 1171. Private, Private Labour Corps 425735
HUTCHINS, Alfred. 1401. Private, Lance Corporal. Awarded Military Medal for patrol work October 1918
HUTCHINSON, Cecil. 2177. Private. Enlisted 26/06/1918 aged 26 and discharged 10/12/1918 medically unfit. From Liverpool.
HUTCHINSON, Charles F. 1643. Private, Private Machine Gun Corps 105383
HYDE, Ernest Elmer. Second Lieutenant